Charles H. Keenan
Joseph W. Daly
The August 2003 edition of Extension, the magazine of the
Catholic Church Extension Society based in Chicago, Ill.,
included a story about Monsignor Edward J. Duncan, titled “A
real sport for the Lord.” Monsignor Duncan served more
than 50 years as chaplain and director of the Newman Center
at the University of Illinois.
George A. Cashman
The Massachusetts Association of School Committees recently
announced that William T. Buckley has been selected to receive
a lifetime membership in recognition of his contributions
to the organization. The former principal of Holbrook (Mass.)
High School, Buckley has served as the Holbrook town representative
on the Blue Hills Regional Technical School Committee since
Albert J. McEvoy Jr.
The Oct. 26 edition of the Sunday Telegram & Gazette
included a story about Roger P. Plourde, titled “A
Patron of the arts follows his heart / Artist emerges from
a career in business.” Plourde, the retired chief executive
officer of Custom Coating & Laminating Corp., Worcester,
held a public exhibition of his sculpture this fall at Assumption
Rev. Earle L. Markey, S.J.
In November, the Mount St. Rita Health Centre of Cumberland,
R.I., presented James M. “Jay” Sloan with its
community service award, in honor of his 30 years of service
to the institution.
Barry R. McDonough
Paul F. Dupuis
The St. Thomas More Society of Worcester selected John J.
Mitchell as the recipient of its “Distinguished Attorney
Award,” presented at the 46th annual “Red Mass,” celebrated
in November at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Mitchell maintains
a private law practice in Clinton, Mass. Catholic Memorial
High School, West Roxbury, Mass., honored Ronald S. Perry
at a special ceremony in November by naming the school gymnasium
after him. Perry had worked at Catholic Memorial from 1958
to 1972, serving as a member of the faculty as well as founding
coach of the baseball and basketball programs. The Home Fashion
Products Association (HFPA) honored Park B. Smith with its
Paradigm Award, in recognition of “his outstanding
contributions to design, marketing and promotion of home
textiles.” The founder and chairman of Park B. Smith
Inc., he was a recipient of a HomeTex Design Award in 1989
and president of the HFPA for two years.
Joseph J. Reilly Jr.
Robert F. Danahy
The St. Thomas More Society of Worcester selected Joseph
Lian Jr. as the recipient of its “Distinguished Jurist
Award,” presented in November at the 46th annual “Red
Mass,” celebrated at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Lian
has served as the presiding justice of the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts Trial Court, Probate and Family Court, since
MARRIED: Gerald F. “Jeff” Donoghue and Barbara
L. Greco, D.D.S., on Aug. 9, at St. Rose of Lima Church,
Daniel M. Dunn
The Norwalk (Conn.) Hospital Foundation selected Paul K.
Maloney Jr., M.D., as the recipient of the William J. Tracey,
M.D., Award—presented to a physician “whose exemplary
commitment and philanthropic leadership strengthen the hospital
as a progressive leader in the healing arts.” Last
fall, American Banker, a daily newspaper
for the financial services industry, announced that William
J. McDonough had been selected as the recipient of its annual
Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, he was one of the
individuals selected by Irish America magazine for inclusion
in its Sixth Annual Wall Street 50 feature published in the
Aug./Sept. issue. McDonough is chairman of the Public Company
Accounting Oversight Board, a private, nonprofit corporation
based in Washington, D.C. Rev. Paul T. O’Connell is
the pastor of St. Mary’s Parish in Shrewsbury, Mass.,
and associate judicial vicar of the Diocese of Worcester.
Braden A. Mechley
Arthur J. Andreoli
Rev. Paul A. Schweitzer, S.J., continues to work full time
as a professor of mathematics at the Pontifical Catholic
University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. He is also active
in Christian Life Communities and the Loyola Center for Faith
William P. Maloney
John J. Ormond
James M. Farino Jr. works as a loan officer for Nevada State
Bank in Las Vegas. Francis J. “Frank” Luongo
now works as a full-time reporter for the bi-weekly paper,
the Westport (Conn.) News.
George M. Ford
George F. Sullivan Jr.
The Greater New Haven (Conn.) Chamber of Commerce selected
Lawrence J. “Larry” DeNardis as the recipient
of its Community Leadership Award for 2003. DeNardis is in
his 13th year as president of the University of New Haven.
The Aug. 29 edition of the Boston Business Journal announced
that George M. Ford was named “Man of the Year” for
2003, by Road to Responsibility —a Marshfield, Mass.,
nonprofit organization providing residential, recreational
and employment programs to adults with disabilities. Ford
is a partner in the Boston law firm of Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal
Peisch & Ford. The Sept. 19 edition of the Telegram & Gazette
included a story, titled “Tales to be told,” about
Jay O’Callahan Jr. and his career as a storyteller.
The May 19 edition of the Telegram & Gazette announced
that Robert E. Bessette, M.D., is the Massachusetts Medical
Society Clinician of the Year for the Central Massachusetts
region. Bessette is currently the associate director of Infectious
Diseases and Geographic Medicine at St. Vincent Hospital
at Worcester Medical Center; the director of the Division
of Infectious Disease at Fallon Clinic in Worcester; and
president of the medical staff at St. Vincent Hospital. John
T. Sinnott, who worked
40 years for Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. (MMC) in New
York City, retired last July, while continuing to serve MMC
as a senior adviser; prior to his retirement, he had been
the chairman and chief executive officer of Marsh Inc. St.
John’s University School of Risk Management in New
York City named Sinnott its “2003 Insurance Leader
of the Year.”
William J. O’Leary Jr.
Thomas M. Reardon announced this fall his decision to retire
as the vice president for Alumni Affairs and Development
at Harvard University, while assuming the post of senior
adviser for university development.
Charles J. Buchta
Michael J. Toner
Anthony C. “Tony” Guida is the anchorman for
WCBS Newsradio 880 AM in New York City.
Ronald T. Maheu
William S. Richards
Joseph S. Trombly, who retired from teaching last year, is
practicing law in Andover, Mass.
David J. Martel
Thomas F. McCabe Jr.
The Oct. 6 edition of USA Today included a story about Robert
C. “Bob” Wright, titled “Vivendi-NBC deal
to create new type of media mogul/Executives like GE’s
Wright ready to take center stage.” Wright is the chairman
and chief executive officer of NBC and vice chairman of General
Kenneth M. Padgett
William L. Juska Jr.
The League of Women Voters of Greater Middletown, Conn.,
invited Garrell S. Mullaney, chief executive officer of Connecticut
Valley Hospital, Middletown, to speak to the group in September.
Alfred J. Carolan Jr.
John T. Collins
Brian W. Hotarek
Michael J. Kamin was on a six-month assignment, until mid-December,
with the Iraq Survey Group, Baghdad. Rev. John W. Michalowski,
S.J., is a retreat leader/spiritual director at the Campion
Renewal Center in Weston, Mass.
David H. Drinan
James W. Igoe
Daniel L. Spada, M.D.
Edward J. Cooney, who is the vice president-treasurer of
Nortek, Inc., in Providence, R.I., serves as the national
team coach of the Ireland national baseball team. Frank C.
Crowley recently served as co-chairman of the second annual
Montana Water Law Conference in Helena. Effective May 1,
F. Ford Loker Jr. merged his 10-attorney law firm, Church
Loker & Silver, into Miles & Stockbridge, P.C., a
large regional firm with more than 180 lawyers in nine offices
throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
James M. Quinn, M.D., has been appointed vice chairman, department
of anesthesia and critical care, at Massachusetts General
Hospital in Boston, and, chairman, department of anesthesia,
at Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance. In 2003, Paul F. Scopetski
marked the 30th anniversary of his business, “The Spare
Time Shop,” a retail hobby and game shop in Marlboro,
Mass. Scopetski also recently completed his 26th season of
semi-pro ball in the New England Football League; his 308th
game placed him in the national records as playing the most
games ever in a career. In addition, he competed in the 2003
National Senior Games in Virginia, in racewalking, shot-put
and discus—one of 246 other athletes representing Massachusetts,
out of a total of 10,400 athletes. Paul E. Shannon teaches
courses on the Vietnam War at various colleges and works
for the American Friends Service Committee in Cambridge,
Mass. Peter F. Welch is president of the Vermont state senate.
Anthony M. Barclay
John R. Doyle, M.D.
John G. Schulte has been appointed the president and chief
executive officer of The Spectranetics Corp., a medical device
company in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Robert T. Bonagura
Jerome J. Cura Jr.
James J. Brosnan is superintendent, McCann Technical High
School (Northern Berkshire Regional School District), North
Adams, Mass. Michael J. Crook, M.D., was recently certified
as an HIV specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine
for the years 2004-05. Stephen W. Lilienthal, chairman and
chief executive officer of CNA Financial Corp., has been
named a director of USF Corp. William A. Struzinski, who
is employed as an electronics engineer at the Naval Undersea
Warfare Center in Newport, R.I., was recently awarded a patent
for a sonar display system and method.
Allan F. Kramer II
Mark A. Dubois has been named as Connecticut’s First
Chief Disciplinary Counsel. His responsibilities include
establishing a new office in the judicial branch to prosecute
complaints of ethical misconduct and criminal activity involving
Brian R. Forts
Stanley J. Kostka Jr.
Robert C. Lorette
Jean Giblin Haynes has recently been appointed to the newly
created position of associate director of development at
the Whitby School in Greenwich, Conn. Last year, Henry P. “Rick” Miranda
was named dean of the College of Natural Sciences at Colorado
Joseph W. Cummings
Joseph A. Sasso Jr.
Gary R. Hurst has been re-elected to the board of directors
of Drew Eckl & Farnham, a litigation law firm with offices
in Atlanta and Brunswick, Ga. In September, James M. Laverick
retired as a special agent with the FBI after nearly 22 years
of service. Timothy G. Ronan, who has joined the Stamford
(Conn.) law office of Pullman & Comley, concentrates
his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation
and alternative dispute resolution.
Thomas E. Ryan
Thomas C. Healey
In October, InStar Services Group, Inc., a nationwide provider
of property restoration and reconstruction services, announced
the appointment of David J. Demos as president of the company.
Suzanne M. Geaney has recently been appointed executive director
of the Ignatian Lay Volunteer Corps (ILVC) in Baltimore,
Md.; she has been a member of its board of directors since
its inception in 1995. Thomas R. Gleason, executive director
of MassHousing, is a member of the advisory board of the
weekly publication, Banker & Tradesman. William F. Kennedy,
a member of the board of directors of the Children’s
Trust Fund, was honored by the fund last October in Boston
for his years of service. Kennedy is a partner in the Boston
firm of Nutter McClennen & Fish, practicing in public
law strategy, government relations and administrative law.
Brian A. Cashman
Kathleen T. Connolly
Thomas M. Dickinson, who has opened his own law practice
in Providence, R.I., works part time as a probate judge for
the city of Woonsocket, R.I. Gregory M. Giblin was recently
appointed plant manager for Regina Vacuum Cleaners, New Vernon,
Marcia Hennelly Moran
Mark T. Murray
Michael H. Shanahan
Chesapeake Utilities Corp. announced in August that Paul
M. Barbas has joined the senior management team as president
of Chesapeake Service Company and vice president of Chesapeake
Glennon L. Paredes
Peter R. Stanton is the chief operating officer at Worcester
Publishing, which publishes regional business papers in Central
Massachusetts, Hartford, Conn., and Portland, Maine. Lucas
D. Strunk, who is associated with the Glastonbury, Conn.,
law firm of Pomeranz Drayton & Stabnick, has earned the
title of board-certified workers’ compensation specialist
MARRIED: Peter R. Stanton and Stephanie White, on Nov. 15.