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Class Co-Chairs
J. Christopher Collins
Elizabeth Palomba Sprague
Kathleen L. Wiese

The Aug. 14 edition of the Lancaster Times & Clinton Courier included a story about Rev. John Madden and his decision to work for one year as a volunteer in the two Catholic Worker facilities in New York City, Maryhouse and St. Joseph House; he had most recently served five years as the pastor of Our Lady of Jasna Gora Parish in Clinton, Mass. The Northeast commercial real estate services firm, CB Richard Ellis/Whittier Partners, recently announced that Michael F. Ripp has joined the company’s Boston office as executive vice president/partner.

Class Co-Chairs
James G. Healy
Katharine Buckley McNamara
Elizabeth Stevens Murdy
William J. Supple

Rita A. Turcotte and her husband, Philip F. McCarty Jr., announce the adoptions of one-year old, Maeve Grace, and one-year old, Philip Francis, on Sept. 29, in St. Petersburg, Russia. James J. O’Hara is the George L. Paddison Professor of Latin and department chair at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Bartlett B. Sher, the artistic director of Intiman Theatre in Seattle, Wash., recently received the Callaway Award for Best Director, presented annually by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation.

Class Co-Chairs
Jean Kelly Cummings
Susan L. Sullivan

Anthony A. “Tony” Ashur has released a Christmas compact disc, titled “Twas in the Moon of Wintertime.” Kelly McCarthy Getz teaches English at Avon (Ohio) High School. Deborah (Valenza) Glennon works part time at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston as a registered nurse in cardiac surgery. Mark E. Reid and his wife, Denise, announce the birth of their son, Alexander, on Sept. 16.
MARRIED: Laurie L. Miller and Gordon R. Cohoon, on Oct. 4, at the Wharf Tavern in Warren, R.I.

Class Co-Chairs
Patricia G. Haylon
David J. Trasatti

Rev. Kevin G. Donovan is currently serving at St. Mary Parish in Milford, Conn. James P. Hoye, M.D., has been appointed to the board of trustees of Morton Hospital and Medical Center in Taunton, Mass. Hoye, who has been on the staff of the hospital as a family physician for the past 13 years, maintains a practice with his wife in Dighton, Mass. Ellen J. Keohane has been appointed the director of information technology services at Holy Cross. Eileen Higgins Robichaud and her husband, David, announce the adoption of their son, Charles Higgins, who was born on Jan. 25, 2003, in the United States.
MARRIED: Mark C. Gillespie and Jennifer L. Hornby, on Aug. 30, in St. Francis Catholic Church, in Brockville, Ontario, Canada.

Class Co-Chairs
Fred J. O’Connor
Carmine L. Salvucci
Richard W. Shea Jr.

Patrice M. Berens and her husband, Michael, announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Grace, on May 26, 2001. John M. Landry, who recently completed coursework for a master’s degree in theology from Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans, La., works as the director of capital and planned giving at Bethesda Hospital in Boynton Beach, Fla. He also completed his master of public administration degree in nonprofit management from the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass. Landry is currently living in West Palm Beach, Fla. Michelle C. Maynard and her husband, Matt, announce the adoption of their daughter, Lara Claire, on Oct. 10; Lara was born on May 16, 2002, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Christa Sheehan McNamara and her husband, John, announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine Teresa, on July 20. Anthony T. Petrick, M.D., and his wife, Mary, announce the birth of their daughter, Grace, in February 2003. Petrick heads the department of minimally invasive surgery at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. Kevin T. Rosseel now works in the international programs branch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., assisting teams of researchers and public officials in developing countries to build programs to improve air quality and public health.
MARRIED: Paul J. Meaney and Michele Gagne, at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Class Co-Chairs
Thomas M. Flynn
Joseph Terranova
Class Correspondent
Joanne S. Niland

The Nov. 2 edition of the Sunday Telegram & Gazette included a story about Massachusetts state Secretary of Transportation Daniel A. Grabauskas, titled “Grabauskas moves people and goods.” Dennis E. Mahoney and his wife, Carol ’86, announce the adoption of their daughter, Catherine Anne “Katie,” from China, last July. Cheryl (Frates) Maxim and her husband, Craig, announce the birth of their son, Joseph Eliot, on Sept. 18. Karen (Havlicek) Richards and her husband, Michael, announce the birth of their son, Chase Michael, on Oct. 4.
MARRIED: Anthony W. DiScipio, M.D., and Jean Y. Liu, on Sept. 6, at the Woodstock (Vt.) Inn.

Class Co-Chairs
Virginia M. Ayers
Patrick L. McCarthy Jr.
Edward T. O’Donnell
Kathleen Quinn Powers

In March 2003, Paul B. Kurtz was appointed special assistant to the president and senior director for critical infrastructure protection on the White House’s Homeland Security Council. Lawrence R. “Larry” Lonergan II and his wife, Karen, announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine Helen, on Jan. 8, 2003. Carol Gustowski Mahoney and her husband, Dennis ’85, announce the adoption of their daughter, Catherine Anne “Katie,” from China, last July. Melvin M. Murry Jr. recently relocated to New York City where he works for the GAP. Caritas Christi Health Care, Brighton, Mass., announced in November that Kathleen Quinn Powers has been appointed vice president of system advancement. John T. Rollins is the publisher and chief executive officer of the new music magazine Tracks. Robert J. Ryan and his wife, Karin ’89, announce the birth of their daughter, Siobhan Eileen, on Sept. 5, 2002. The Oct. 3 edition of the Boston Business Journal included a profile of Valerie Noris Sullivan, who is a regional director/team leader of marketing with Pfizer Inc.
MARRIED: Paul B. Kurtz and Brooke E. Milton, on July 12. John T. Rollins and Dana J. Sacher, on Sept. 12, in Aquinnah, Mass.

Class Co-Chairs
Kathleen E. Moylan
Erin B. Grimes Myers
James W. Nawn Jr.

Fredrick G. “Fred” Bunsa and his wife, Donna, announce the birth of their son, Quintin John, on May 28. Bunsa, who works at JP Morgan Chase, was promoted in 2002 to manager of the bank’s retail mentoring program. James J. McGonigle is a history teacher and basketball and tennis coach at Dartmouth (Mass.) High School. The Oct. 3 edition of the Boston Business Journal included a profile of Eileen E. Newman, communications director for Fidelity Strategic Investments in Boston. Her volunteer activities include serving as the executive director of the Adopt-A-Student Foundation and as a member of the board of directors of the Greater Boston YMCA.

Class Co-Chairs
Ellen S. Conte
Paul E. Demit

Marianne T. Prior Boyer and her husband, Jay, announce the birth of their son, Keith, on July 31. Jay A. Clarke was awarded a Marshall Fund Grant for archival research in Oslo, Norway during the winter of 2003-04. Ian C. Dowe and Allison B. Reilly, along with partner, Cynthia Jennings, recently started their own full-service advertising/marketing agency, THINKcollaborative, Inc., based in Cambridge, Mass. Dowe serves as marketing strategist and Reilly as the account director. Dina A. Eliopoulos, M.D., and her husband, Dr. Sebastian Sepulveda, announce the birth of their twins, Sebastian Michael and Isabella Ann, on July 18. Maj. Joseph R. Perlak, USMC, who returned from service with the Marine Logistics Command, Marine Forces Central Command in Operation Iraqi Freedom, in mid-August, has resumed duty with the Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va. Michael T. Savage and his wife, Elizabeth, announce the birth of their son, Thomas Claude, on June 23. Andrew W. Schilling and his wife, Margaret, announce the birth of their daughter, Emilie Davis, on Sept. 9.

Class Co-Chairs
Christina M. Buckley
Sean T. McHugh

Karen Mills Alsante and her husband, Jim, announce the birth of their daughter, Kristina Michelle, on April 4, 2003. Alsante continues to work as a principal research investigator at Pfizer Inc. in Groton, Conn. John J. “Jack” Bauer and his wife, Tricia, announce the birth of their son, John James “Jackson,” on Oct. 16, 2002. Bauer is an assistant professor of psychology at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. Martino & Binzer, the full-service communications firm in Avon, Conn., announced in April the appointment of Christopher Capot as the vice president of public relations for the company. Carla Campese Concannon and her husband, Chris, announce the birth of their son, Luke Benjamin, on Sept. 12. Kathleen McCann D’Auria and her husband, Chris, announce the birth of their son, John Louis, on Sept. 6. Anne Jordan Duffy has been an account manager for five years at the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals in White Plains, N.Y. Frank E. Dully II and his wife, Jennifer, announce the birth of their son, Sean Patrick, on Aug. 26. Amy McDermott Ferrone and her husband, Michael, announce the birth of their twins, Daniel McDermott “Mac” and Owen Robert, on July 28. Kerry Burke Filippone and her husband, Thomas, announce the birth of their daughter, Delia Marie, in July 2003. Lt. William F. Fitzpatrick, USNR, a pilot with American Airlines, flies F/A-18’s with the Navy Reserves in his spare time. Mobilized to active duty for Operation Iraqi Freedom, he recently returned from a six-month combat cruise on the aircraft carrier, the USS Roosevelt. Evelyn Fraioli announces that her son, Maj. Dean A. Fraioli is serving in Northern Iraq in the U.S. Army Reserves, Civil Affairs Unit; he has been on active duty since March 2003. Paul W. Garrity has been promoted to partner in the New York office of the law firm, Kelley Drye & Warren; he focuses his practice in intellectual property and technology litigation. Mauricio F. “Mark” Gomez has been with the FBI in Washington, D.C., for the past seven years. John J. Hagerty III, M.D., is a neonatologist at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. J. Matthew Hanna and his wife, Allison, announce the birth of their daughter, Lucy Virginia, on Sept. 16. Jennifer (White) Hein and her husband, Charlie, announce the birth of their daughter, Zoe, on Aug. 6. Matthew C. Hurley and his wife, Kelly, announce the birth of their son, Robert Emmet, on Sept. 18. June (Jarman) Keller, who has been studying for the past two years at the Gateway Playhouse Acting School in Bellport, N.Y., played the role of the baroness in the fall production of The Sound of Music, performed at the Smithtown (N.Y.) Center for the Performing Arts. Kathleen (Odell) Korgen and her husband, Jeff, announce the birth of their daughter, Jessica, in May 2002. The author of Crossing the Racial Divide: Close Friendships Between Black and White Americans (Praeger Publishing Co. 2002), Korgen is an associate professor of sociology at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J. Karl J. Liwo, who has purchased the controlling interest in his former Boston law firm, announces the formation of Liwo & Associates, P.C., in Wakefield, Mass.; he is continuing the general practice of law, concentrating in estate planning, residential and commercial real estate and business start-up. Jean Haggerty McGrath and her husband, Chris, announce the birth of their daughter, Margaret Shea, on May 29. McGrath continues to work part time for her family business, The Scranton Times, as the newspaper in education coordinator. Barbara A. Moroknek and her husband, David, announce the birth of their son, Jack, on June 29. Maj. Robert E. Paddock Jr., USA, and his wife, Jane ’92, announce the birth of their son, Joseph, on July 22, 2002. Paddock, who received his master of arts degree in Arab studies from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., in May 2002, has been stationed in Jordan since June 2003, serving as the joint training officer in the military assistance program in the U.S. Embassy. Martha Cullum Riley and her husband, Mike, announce the birth of their daughter, Alexandra Burton, on June 6. Riley is the director of national advertising sales for MTV2 in New York. Karin M. Ryan and her husband, Bob ’86, announce the birth of their daughter, Siobhan Eileen, on Sept. 5, 2002. John J. Spillane is a partner in the Worcester and Hyannis, Mass., law firm of Spillane & Spillane. Kevin J. Sullivan and his wife, Annie ’94, announce the birth of their son, Dermot Patrick, on July 9. Timothy J. “T.J.” Treanor and his wife, Keira, announce the birth of their twins, Casey and Holly, in October. Treanor is in his fifth year as a prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York City; he spent the last two years in the organized crime and terrorism unit. Maj. Terence D. Trenchard, USMC, and his wife, Kathleen, announce the birth of their son, Patrick Campion, on July 31. Trenchard has begun a three-year tour of duty with the Marines on Okinawa, Japan.
MARRIED: John J. Spillane and Kristina M. Lynch, on Sept. 20, in St. Mary’s Church, Stamford, Conn.

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