Francis J. McCabe Jr.
In June, Monsignor Austin P. Bennett, who serves the Diocese
of Brooklyn, N.Y., celebrated the 50th anniversary of his
ordination to the priesthood. Monsignor Bennett is currently
active on the boards of the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn
and Queens, St. Mary's Hospital in Bedford-Stuyvesant and
Ozanam Hall Nursing Home in Bayside; he also continues to
administer the Parish Service Corp., the diocesan insurance
Thomas H. Smith
Rev. Francis X. Sullivan, who retired in February, had most
recently been the pastor of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament
Church in Westfield, Mass., for eight
years. Fr. Sullivan continues to be active in the Diocese of Springfield, assisting
full-time priests with their pastoral
Donal J. Burns
George E. Cahill
By George Cahill
Ed "Bob" Maher reports that he is retired and in good health.
The father of four sons and one daughter, he reports that
his present activities are "golf, golf, and golf."
Ray Sweeney is still actively working at his own business in West Springfield,
Mass., the Ray Sweeney Real Estate and Insurance Agency. After reading the
April 1999 edition of the Holy Cross Magazine, Ray has reminded us of
the only classmate lost in the Korean War, Lt. Jim McGoey, USMCR, who died
on Sept. 2, 1951 while serving with the 1st Marine Division in Korea.
John McCloskey reports 49 years of marriage, 10 children and six grandchildren.
His daughters, Maureen and Mary, are graduates of Holy Cross also. Not
retired, John stays very busy at the John F. McCloskey Florist & Garden
Center in Forest Hills, N.Y.
James P. Diggins
Howard W. Clarke continues to give cruise ship lectures on
classical sites in the Mediterranean area. During the past
year, he worked on the Stella Solaris (Royal Olympic),
the Adventurer (Clipper Cruise Line) and the Sea
Cloud (Abercombie & Kent). Ralph F. Flynn Jr., D.D.S.,
who maintains a dental practice in Warwick, R.I., was installed
as president of the Rhode Island Dental Association at the
121st Annual Session of the House of Delegates held May 25,
in Warwick. Rev. Robert T. Kennedy, who is a professor of
canon law at the Catholic University of America in Washington,
D.C., recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of his ordination
to the priesthood. Thomas J. Ryan, M.D., continues to work
full time in the cardiology department at Boston University
Thomas M. Ganley Jr.
Albert J. McEvoy Jr.
Francis J. (Jack) Rivers, who is a trustee of the Colonial
Realty Trust in Framingham, Mass., also works as a free-lance
writer and columnist for the Metro-West
Rev. Msgr. John J. Kelliher
For the past three summers, Salvatore J. Parlato Jr. has
taught a course in American Sign Language, finger spelling
and deaf culture in Greece, N.Y.
Barry R. McDonough
Paul F. Dupuis
James G. Cullen, who has maintained a law practice in Groton,
Mass., for the past 35 years, is a trustee of the Groton
Public Library and a member of the
library building committee. Raymond L.H. Murphy Jr., M.D., continues to serve
as chief of the pulmonary service at Faulkner Hospital in Jamaica Plain, Mass.,
and professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Home
Textiles Today recently listed Park B. Smith as one of the 20 most influential
people in the textile industry over the last 20 years. Thomas J. Whearty Jr.,
who is retired, volunteers at Deaconess-Glover Hospital in Needham, Mass.
Paul F. Coveney
Robert F. Danahy
Joseph Lian Jr., who was appointed first justice of probate
and family court, Worcester division, in January, has been
a trustee of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation since November
1997 and the elected treasurer of the Massachusetts Judges
Conference since Nov. 1.
Franklin M. Hundley
Mark A. Delaney, who has retired as director and chief engineer
of Marconi Integrated Systems (formerly General Dynamics
Electronics) in San Diego, Calif.,
continues to serve as a consultant to the company.
William P. Maloney
John J. Ormond
Sherman J. Brown continues to work in the real estate business.
James A. Kennedy Jr., chairman and chief executive of National
Starch and Chemical Co., Bridgewater,
N.J., retired in June after 37 years of service, including 10 years as chief
executive officer. Kennedy continues to serve as chairman of the Board of Overseers
of the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. Neal E. Winn, M.D., who
retired from the position of vice president for medical affairs with Kapiolani
Health in Honolulu, Hawaii, in July 1998, rejoined the ob/gyn faculty of the
University of Hawaii School of Medicine on a part-time basis.
George M. Ford
George F. Sullivan Jr.
Regis College in Weston, Mass., awarded William F. Meagher
Jr. its first Presidential Medal at a testimonial dinner
held in April; Meagher, who had been a partner
in the Boston office of Arthur Andersen, retired from the accounting firm in
1998, after 38 years of service.
Joseph E. Dertinger Jr.
John J. Collins earned the designation "certified business intermediary" (CBI)
from the International Business Brokers Association. In June, Kevin J. Collins
was re-elected vice chairman of the Board of Governors of Rutgers, the State
University of New Jersey, New Brunswick/Piscataway. Rev. David W. Howell recently
celebrated his 25th anniversary of service to the parishioners of St. Joseph
Church in Norwalk, Conn. R. Spencer Thompson has been named director of new
product development for Saunders, a manufacturer and distributor of products
for the home and office in Farmington, Maine.
Charles J. Buchta
Michael J. Toner
In July, Franklin A. Klaine Jr. joined the law firm of Strauss & Troy in
its Cincinnati, Ohio, office. Francis J. Scarpa, M.D., who maintains a practice
in Greenwich, Conn., and serves as an attending physician in the department
of surgery at Greenwich Hospital, was elected to a second term as president
of the Fairfield County Medical Association. He is also currently serving as
president of the Connecticut chapter of the American College of Surgeons.
Ronald T. Maheu
William R. Fehlner continues to travel throughout Canada
teaching for the SAS Institute, a multinational computer
software company. Raymond B. Flannery Jr.
has published his sixth book, Preventing Youth Violence: A Guide for Parents,
Teachers and Counselors (New York: Continuum Publishing, 1999). Michael
J. Graney, M.D., continues to practice surgery in Rochester, N.Y. Rev. George
H. Hill Jr. is now living at St. Raymond's Church in the Bronx, N.Y., and doing
pastoral counseling at the parish Family Outreach Center; he also continues
to do AIDS counseling part time at St. Bernard's Church in Greenwich Village.
David J. Martel
Thomas F. McCabe
David J. Hinchen, director of volunteer services at Boston
Medical Center, has been selected by the Massachusetts Association
of Directors of Healthcare
Volunteer Services to serve as the president, effective June 2000.
William L. Juska Jr.
Charles F. (Chuck) Mansfield has been elected a director/trustee
of the Federated Funds of Federated Investors Inc., a mutual
fund complex based in Pittsburgh.
Mansfield, who has served in the financial services industry for 30 years as
a senior executive, management consultant, public speaker and author, is currently
a management consultant whose clients include banks and industrial corporations
as well as professional and financial services firms. He is also a member of
the board of directors and finance committee of the Catholic League for Religious
and Civil Rights. Alfred J. O'Donovan, who is associated with the Boston law
firm of Shapiro Haber & Urmy, has been elected to a three-year term
on the board of trustees of Dean College in Franklin, Mass.
P. Kevin Condron
John P. Sindoni
Thomas F. Hogan, who is a partner in the Litchfield, Conn.,
law firm of Guion, Stevens & Rybak, was selected as the guest speaker at Memorial Day services
held in Litchfield. Joseph P. Smaldone is now the director of the U.S. State
Department's Office of Export Controls and Conventional Arms Nonproliferation
Policy. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, George Washington
University and the University of Maryland where he teaches courses on foreign
policy, defense and international security.
John T. Collins
Brian W. Hotarek
Vincent T. Brown Jr. is the chief financial officer for The
Highland Group, a management consulting firm; in April, he
played the role of Sir Thomas More
in a community production of Man for All Seasons.
David H. Drinan
Joseph J. Conway, M.D., maintains an ob/gyn practice in Hyannis,
Mass. John A. Fallon, M.D., who is the executive vice president
of North Shore Medical
Center, Salem, Mass., has been named chairman of Partners Community Healthcare
Inc., Boston, a division of Partners Healthcare founded by Massachusetts General
Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital. Kenneth F. Kitchell Jr. is a full
professor of classics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Larry E.
Salem, an attorney, purchased the Gould Title Co.; he operates the business
at the Worcester Registry of Deeds. John H. Stansfield Jr., who is a professional
storyteller/writer, took part in several festivals during the summer, including
the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts and the Boise River Fest; he
also directed the Rocky Mountain Storytelling Festival for the 11th year.
Brian T. Mahon
James O. Walsh
Richard S. Dufresne recently gave the keynote address for
the Connecticut State Department of Education's Primary Mental Health Program; the topic was "A Child's
Future: Building the Foundation for Success." Dufresne is currently the president
of Alliance Consulting, Peterborough, N.H. Boston College has named James F.
Kavanaugh the recipient of The Rev. James B. Malley, SF Award, in recognition
of his contribution to the Boston College Law School; Kavanaugh is a partner
in the Boston law firm of Conn, Kavanaugh, Rosenthal, Peisch & Ford. Thomas
J. Neagle has been named vice president and field operations team leader with
AIPSO Communication Services, headquartered in Johnson, R.I. In this position,
Neagle is responsible for directing the delivery of AIPSO products and services
to auto insurance residual market customers in 49 states and the District of
Columbia. David J. Schoetz Jr., M.D., was elected secretary of the American
Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons for the 1999-2000 term at its annual meeting
held May 5, in Washington, D.C. Schoetz is currently the chairman of the department
of colon and rectal surgery at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington,
Mass., and professor of surgery at Tufts University. John P. Steuterman has
joined H.P. Hood, Chelsea, Mass., as the company's new business development
Robert T. Bonagura
Jerome J. Cura Jr.
Daniel A. Capen, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon in Oxnard, Calif.,
has edited a published medical textbook, Comprehensive Management
of Spine Trauma. Thomas
F. Egan, who is a managing director of Salomon Smith Barney Inc., is chairman
of the board of trustees of the State University of New York. James F. Kiernan
is regional sales manager, TIC Enterprises (Lucent Technologies Sales Division)
in Florida. Richard J. Leon has been named to the white collar crime and congressional
investigations practice areas in the Washington, D.C., office of Vorys, Sater
Seymour & Pease. Leon, who is a full-time law professor at St. John's University
Law School, also co-teaches a course on "Congressional Investigations" at Georgetown
University Law School with John D. Podesta, the chief of staff to President
Clinton. In May, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was the guest speaker
at the dinner following the annual Red Mass celebrated at St. Anthony Catholic
Church in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Allan F. Kramer II
Daniel F. Bradley Jr. was recently elected to the Northboro-Southboro
(Mass.) School Committee. Joseph S. Hart, who is president
of the Peterborough Oil
Co., has been named "1999 Business Leader of the Year" by the Greater Peterborough
(N.H.) Chamber of Commerce. William J. Heaphy III was recently promoted to
the position of state and local government division chief of the Ohio Legislative
Service Commission. In this capacity, Heaphy supervises the LSC's staff responsible
for serving the committees of the Ohio legislature that deal with election
law, ethics and campaign financing, veterans affairs and economic development
and small business law.
Gregory C. Flynn
Edward P. Meyers
The U.S. Navy has named Barry M. Costello to the rank of
admiral; he is currently serving as principal deputy for
the U.S. Senate Liaison Office of Legislative
Affairs. Stanley W. (Bud) Stevens is now the vice president of human resources
with Fidelity Investments, Covington, Ky. Robert A. Sullo has recently completed
a new book entitled The Inspiring Teacher: New Beginnings for the 21st Century,
published by the National Education Association Professional Library.
MARRIED: Stephen A. Ceruolo and Emily Barrett, on April 10, in Winchester,
Stanley J. Kostka Jr.
Edward J. Sullivan
Robert J. Donovan and his wife, Kathleen, announce the birth
of their daughter, Mary Catherine, on Sept. 17, 1998. Stephen
G. Earle has been elected president
of the New England chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems
Society (HIMSS). After 21 years in the Coast Guard and Marine Corps, James
F. McManus is now a pilot flying for Federal Express. Thomas E. Reilly is a
news editor for the Sun Chronicle in Attleboro, Mass. The Fallon Clinic
has named Ralph J. Sama, M.D., its "1998 Physician of the Year." Sama, who
is associated with Primary Care Physicians, a Fallon affiliate located in Spencer,
Mass., is a member of the staff of St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester; he has
also become a member of the American College of Physicians. Derrik F. Woodbury,
M.D., recently had his first novel published, a political/medical thriller
entitled Deception. Woodbury, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes
in hand surgery, maintains offices in Avon and Windsor, Conn.; he is also a
clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of Connecticut Health
Center in Farmington. Victor L. Zimmermann Jr. is a partner in the Stamford,
Conn., office of the New York City-based law firm of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost
Colt and Mosle. Zimmermann focuses his practice in the areas of emerging company
financing, securities litigation, investment partnerships and financial services.
Joseph W. Cummings
Joseph A. Sasso Jr.
Cmdr. Denis V. Army, USN, who now captains the AEGIS guided
missile carrier, USS Cape St. George, home ported in Norfolk,
Va., was the guest speaker at
the Memorial Day program held in Worcester on May 31. Dennis R. Chateauneuf,
chief operating officer for Digital Telecommunications Inc., Boca Raton, Fla.,
has been named to the additional post of president. Donald P. Olson is now
executive director and general manager for workers' compensation operations
with Private Healthcare Systems Inc. in Waltham, Mass. Bernard J. Schumacher,
who received his CFA (chartered financial analyst) in September, is also an
adjunct professor of finance at Teikyo Post University in Waterbury, Conn.
Thomas E. Ryan
Thomas C. Healey
In June, the Massachusetts Governor's Executive Council unanimously approved
the appointment of Paul M. Vrabel as associate justice in the Northern Berkshire
District Court; Vrabel has been associated with the Adams, Mass., law firm
of Donovan and O'Connor since 1983.
Kathleen T. Connolly
Shaun P. Mathews
John M. Klofas, chairman of the criminal justice department
at the Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology, was recently
granted the 1999 Adolph J. Rodenbeck
Award by the Monroe County Bar Association. Maggie Wilderotter, chief executive
officer of Wink Communications, Alameda, Calif., recently demonstrated a new
interactive television technology called Wink that allows viewers to use the
television remote control to order products and obtain information through
their cable boxes.
Marcia Hennelly Moran
Mark T. Murray
Michael H. Shanahan
Allegheny Energy Inc., Hagerstown, Md., recently announced
that Paul M. Barbas has joined the company as president of
AYP Capital Inc., the company's wholly
owned ventures subsidiary. In addition, Barbas has been named a vice president
of Allegheny Energy Inc. and of Allegheny Energy Service Corp. His duties include
leading the company's efforts to expand its telecommunications opportunities
within its exempt telecommunication subsidiary, Allegheny Communications Connect
Inc.; managing its energy service subsidiary, Allegheny Energy Solutions; and
identifying and evaluating new unregulated opportunities. Cmdr. James F. Holland
II, USN, recently completed a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea
and Arabian Gulf aboard the amphibious assault ship and Amphibious Ready Group
flagship, USS Nassau, home ported in Norfolk, Va. The deployment involved
support of the NATO military offensive against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
and provision of humanitarian relief to Kosovo. David H. Stahelski has been
named vice president of administration at Milford (Conn.) Hospital.
George A. Ashur
St. Mary's Press recently published Lisa Calderone-Stewart's newest book, Life
Works and Faith Fits, which recounts true stories about the role of faith
in daily life; several stories involve campus life and graduates of Holy Cross.
Eugene B. Casagrande Jr., M.D., maintains a private medical practice as a family
practitioner in Frederick, Md. Anthony D. Dokurno's biography was selected
for inclusion in Who's Who in America (53rd edition, 1999). Loretta
(Ivich) Edmondson, M.D., and her husband, Mitch, announce the adoption of their
one-year old daughter, Anna Lee, from the People's Republic of China. Stephen
L. Freeman coached the Hampstead, N.H., boys fifth and sixth grade travel team
which went undefeated and won the Manchester (N.H.) Suburban League. Ann McElaney-Johnson
is now the associate dean of Salem College, a liberal arts college for women
in Winston-Salem, N.C. Patricia M. Shea continues to work in the legal department
of the Communications Workers of America in Washington, D.C. Barbara Tylenda
is the senior attending psychologist for the developmental disabilities program
at the Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital in East Providence, R.I. Tylenda is
also an assistant clinical professor at the Brown University School of Medicine
in Providence, and serves as expert witness for the state of Connecticut's
Department of Child and Youth Services. Terence H. Walsh and his wife, Kendra,
announce the birth of their son, Ian Patrick, in March. Gerard A. (Rod) Woodford,
who is a senior vice president at AmSouth Bank in Birmingham, Ala., has graduated
from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking; his thesis, "Year 2000 and Credit
Risk: Remediation and Opportunity," has been published and placed in the libraries
of the American Bankers Association in Washington, D.C., and the Harvard Business