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Class Co-Chairs  
J. Christopher Collins  
Elizabeth Palomba Sprague  
Kathleen L. Wiese  
State Sen. Robert A. Antonioni of Leominster was recently named "Legislator of the Year" by the Massachusetts Bar Association, an honor he is sharing with state Rep. John Slattery of Peabody. John G. Bagley, who is a partner in the law firm of Egan, Flanagan & Cohen in Springfield, Mass., has been elected president of the Hampden County Bar Association. Lt. Col. Kent B. Duffy, USA, and his wife, Susan, announce the birth of their daughters, Maile Grace on April 26, 1996 and Makena Jane on Oct. 3, 1997, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Chris M. Duggan, who lives in Southern California, owns his own construction company that specializes in commercial high-rise tenant improvements. The Rev. John F. Madden III, who has served as headmaster of Holy Name High School in Worcester since 1991, has been named temporary administrator of Our Lady of Jasna Gora Parish in Clinton, Mass.  
MARRIED: Eileen M. Keaveney and William E. Riethle III on Nov. 1 at the Martha-Mary Chapel in Sudbury, Mass.  

Class Co-Chairs  
James G. Healy  
Elizabeth Stevens Murdy  
William J. Supple  
Thomas G. Cronin has been appointed the graphic designer/communication specialist for Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah. Paul F. Haley, M.D., has been named chief of psychiatry at Holyoke (Mass.) Hospital. The Boston HealthNet recently named Glennon J. O'Grady, M.D., to the position of associate medical director. O'Grady, who will continue working in his current position as vice chairman for clinical services at Boston Medical Center's department of family medicine, is also an assistant professor of family medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. Patricia A. Veiga, M.D., and her husband, Bradley, announce the birth of their son, Collin Matthew, on April 8.  

Class Co-Chairs  
Robert E. Chmiel  
Jean Kelly Cummings  
Thomas P. Joyce Jr.  
Robert P. Casey Jr. is in his first term as auditor general for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. Paul F. Drennan is currently working as an international freight broker with C.H. Robinson Co. in Charleston, S.C. He also works as an ice-skating instructor at the Carolina Ice Palace in Charleston. John P. Hally, with Michael T. Hally '84 and two other managers, recently purchased Folio Exhibits Inc., a custom exhibit company located in Worcester. Christopher J. Kelly and his wife, Shirley, announce the birth of their daughter, Clare Grace, on Feb. 3. Maureen E. McGrath and her husband, Jim Manfredi, announce the birth of Matthew and Maria on March 21, 1997.  
MARRIED: Thomas F. Kogut and Lisa Minassian in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel on July 5, 1997.  

Class Co-Chairs  
Patricia G. Haylon  
David J. Trasatti  
Kevin T. Brogioli, head of the English department at Sandwich (Mass.) High School, was recently named head coach of boys' basketball at Wareham High School. Raymond G. Dewar is currently teaching in the Philippines at the International School of Manila. Deidre (Croghan) and David C. Fisher, M.D., announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Dalton, on Oct. 23, 1997. David E. Haracz and his wife, Mary Dolan, announce the birth of their son, Walter Haas, on Jan. 27. Haracz is a supervising attorney with the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago. Mary Sheila E. McDonald and her husband, Bob, announce the birth of their daughter, Kiersten Killeen, on June 4, 1997. John P. McHugh, a partner in the Hartford, Conn., law firm of Cranmore, Fitzgerald & Meaney, was elected to the board of selectmen for the town of Colchester in November. In May, Jacqueline McNiff Regan, coordinator of religious education at St. John the Baptist Parish in Peabody, Mass., was one of four individuals honored by Bishop Fenwick High School, also in Peabody, for contributions made to the high school and the Catholic community of the North Shore.  

Class Co-Chairs  
Patricia A. Johnson  
Fred J. O'Connor  
Richard W. Shea Jr.  
Stephen D. Burke was recently promoted to vice president and counsel for the Massachusetts Sports Partnership, a Boston-based organization that attracts, manages and markets major professional and amateur sporting events throughout Massachusetts. He is also co-founder and director of S.C.O.R.E. Boston, an inner-city youth hockey program. Deirdre Walsh Crowell and her husband, Dick, announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Mary, on Dec. 19. Peter F. Dunne and his wife, Wendy, announce the birth of their daughter, Margaret Elizabeth, on Jan. 2. Tracy A. Fagan and her husband, Art Duffy, announce the birth of their daughter, Baelyn Irene, on March 31. David A. Gavoor is now with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jennette in New York City as a vice president in the loan syndications group; he sells bank debt, real estate as well as corporate. David J. Grain, who is currently the vice president of the global high yield group at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. in New York City, was the featured speaker in June at Honors Night which was held at his alma mater, Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) Regional High School. Michael T. Hally, with John P. Hally '82, and two other managers, recently purchased Folio Exhibits Inc., a custom exhibit company located in Worcester. Julie A. Halpin, who had worked for Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising in New York City for 12 years, recently left the firm to create The Geppetto Group, a child and teen advertising agency; she is now its chief executive officer. William J. Hanlon was recently elected a member of the Boston law firm of Goldstein & Manello. Hanlon, who has been with the firm since 1992, concentrates his practice in bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Michael J. Kennedy and his wife, Robin, announce the adoption of their son, Timothy Michael, born on Dec. 10. Paul M. Kukulka and his wife, Marianne (Gatto) '85, announce the birth of their daughter, Kathleen Grace, on Oct. 29, 1997. Kukulka is now a competitive marketing consultant with Mass Mutual, Hartford, Conn., in its DI product management division. Nancy (Kitson) Schnell is now working part time as a press secretary for a local senator in Long Island, N.Y.

Class Co-Chair  
James M. O'Neill  
Loretta (Greene) Gorman and her husband, Michael, announce the birth of their son, Sean Michael, on May 3. Marianne (Gatto) Kukulka and her husband, Paul '84, announce the birth of their daughter, Kathleen Grace, on Oct. 29, 1997. Raymond O'Connell Schultz, M.D., who is completing a fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Va., was recently selected to address the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons in Naples, Fla.  
MARRIED: Brian T. Feeney and Carolyn M. Hazard on May 9 at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Joseph in Portland, Maine.  

Class Co-Chairs  
Patrick L. McCarthy Jr.  
Kathleen A. Quinn  
Susan M. Anti, M.D., and her husband, Kevin Fitzgerald, M.D., announce the birth of their son, Dillon Michael, on Feb. 3. Anti has accepted the position of anesthesiologist at the Lancaster (Pa.) General Hospital. Kathleen Kelly Bates and her husband, Wayne, announce the birth of their son, Aidan Kelly, on Dec. 12, 1996. Alison (Fennelly) Boyce and her husband, Charles, announce the birth of their daughter, Maggie, on May 28, 1997. Kevin D. Browne is a creative director at Young & Rubicam Advertising in New York City. Linda (Benedetto) Cozzens, M.D., and her husband, Jim, announce the birth of their daughter, Julia Tami, on May 31, 1997. Cozzens is working as a pediatrician at the Southboro (Mass.) Medical Group. Lisa (Maiolo) Daley and her husband, John, announce the birth of their son, John Alexander III, on March 19. Margarett Perry Dykstra, the general manager of the roller rinks at the Chelsea Piers in New York City, recently spoke at a forum entitled "Focus on Women," sponsored by the Brooklyn Women's Services in honor of women's history month. Elizabeth (Lisa) Hayes and her husband, Arnoud Philip Waller, announce the birth of their son, Bastiaan Frits, on Sept. 7, 1997. Hayes, who has been living in Amsterdam, Holland, for the past seven years, now works for a nonprofit health organization, Health Action International. Mary E. Herlihy-Knittle, who works part time as a mortgage originator for Fleet Bank, is also in charge of the youth ministry program at Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Worcester. The Rev. Michael F.X. Hinckley, parochial vicar of St. Ann Parish in New Britain, Conn., and frequent spokesman for the Archdiocese of Hartford on ethics in dying, spoke in March at an adult faith formation program at St. Ann Church in Avon on end-of-life issues. He also wrote an article, "Technology and Human Dignity," for the May issue of the Catholic Transcript. Kathleen M. Lyons is currently working at Putnam Investments in Boston. Mark T. Maybury is director of the Mitre Corp. Advanced Information Systems Center in Bedford, Mass. Laura Hines O'Connor and her husband, Chuck '78, announce the birth of their daughter, Kaleigh Keegan, on April 7. James J. Ostromecky, D.D.S., who maintains a private practice in Spencer, Mass., recently volunteered his services at the Spirit of God dental clinic in Bosnia Herzegovina. Thomas M. Patton and his wife, Nancy, announce the birth of their son, Mitchell Thomas, on Dec. 29. Patton is now president and chief executive officer of Wright Medical Technology Inc., an orthopedic medical device company in Memphis, Tenn. Nancy McCarthy Phelan and her husband, John, announce the birth of their daughter, Keneally Elizabeth, on July 5, 1997. Kathleen Quinlan Regnier and her husband, John, announce the birth of their son, Noah Patrick, on Dec. 3. Regnier is now assistant executive director of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education in Chicago, Ill. Timothy M. Royston and his wife, Betsey, announce the birth of their son, John Paul II, on Feb. 24. Robert J. Ryan and his wife, Karin '89, announce the birth of their daughter, Kathleen Erin, on April 7. Patricia (Fallon) Sweet and her husband, John, announce the birth of their son, Daniel Anthony, on March 15. Ruthellen (Lippy) Thompson and her husband, Jeffrey, announce the birth of their daughter, Katie Samantha, on June 9, 1997. Thompson is a national accounts manager with Noise Cancellation Technologies in Raleigh, N.C. Jeanine Padala Toes and her husband, James, announce the birth of their son, Connor Griffith, in July 1997. Rogelio J. Vaz is vice president and director of Grupo Financiero Delta in Panama.  
MARRIED: Lynn E. Basilio and Howard W. Mason on Oct. 11, 1997 at St. Vincent de Paul Church in East Haven, Conn. Martin F. Fetherston Jr. and Cynthia D. Barnes on Oct. 18, 1997, at the United Methodist Church of Vienna in Vienna, N.J. Ann P. McCarthy and James Hackney in Boston in June 1997. Stephen M. Pecevich and Catherine Jerome on Sept. 27, 1997 in St. Brigid's Church, Boston. 

Class Co-Chairs 
Erin B. Grimes 
Kathleen E. Moylan 
James W. Nawn Jr. 
The Rev. William R. Campbell, S.J., was ordained to the priesthood in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel on June 13; he has been named the executive director of the Nativity Preparatory School in Roxbury, Mass. Charlotte N. Eyerman, assistant professor of art history at Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., recently presented a lecture entitled "Impressionism in Context: Pissarro's Comrades and their Practices of Painting," at the Albany (N.Y.) Institute of History and Art. Ann-Marie Roca Fricano received her master of science in nursing degree in May from the MGH Institute of Health Professions at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Mary Ann (Woodford) Klein and her husband, Matthew, announce the birth of their daughter, Allison Christine. Stephen F. McGonigle, who teaches history at the Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, Mass., was recently named head varsity football coach at the school; he is also the head winter track coach and assistant boys' spring track coach. Gina (Guarino) Ryan and her husband, Peter, announce the birth of their son, Patrick John, on March 9. Jeannie Haas Shields and her husband, Patrick, announce the birth of their identical twins, Carolyn Marie and Erin Claire, on March 12. Sharon P. Siegel has joined the law firm of Mirick O'Connell, which has offices in Worcester and Boston, as an associate in its labor and employment practice group; she will concentrate her practice on employment law and general civil litigation. Lt. Cmdr. Karen A. Tsiantas, who is flag aide to the rear admiral commander of Naval base San Diego, was promoted to her current rank in April.  
MARRIED: Erik W. Lenz and Laura T. Crane on Nov. 1, 1997 at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Arlington, Va. Lt. David C. McCarthy, USN, and Lt. Mary Rose Soberano Flores, USN, on Jan. 17 at St. Edward's Chapel Naval Air Station, in Jacksonville, Fla. 

Class Co-Chairs 
Paul E. Demit 
Heidi M. Mechley-Felton 
Sean R. Burns, head tennis coach at Santa Clara (Calif.) University, has been named "Coach of the Year" in the West Coast Conference. Ellen (Shields) Conte is now advertising sales manager for Crimson & Brown Associates in Cambridge, Mass., a collegiate publishing and recruiting firm. Ronald G. George and his wife, Maryann, announce the birth of their son, Christian Michael, on Sept. 24,1997. Thomas F. Jessop Jr. and his wife, Cathy (Greiner) '89, announce the birth of their son, Patrick Thomas, in January. Kevin S. Murphy has joined the law firm of Peabody & Brown, Boston, as an associate in its litigation department. Christopher D. Schott is now with Unum Life in Kansas City, Mo., as assistant manager of the field office. Mari-Rose (McManus) Vanecko is currently a prosecutor with the Cook County state attorney's office in Chicago.  

Class Co-Chairs 
Christina F. Maggi 
Sean P. Martin 
Angela Brenninkmeyer-Voss and her husband, Andreas, announce the birth of their son, Dennis Benedict. Adenike Davidson-Johnson has accepted the position of assistant professor of English at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Anne Marie (Brady) and Paul J. Donnelly announce the birth of their son, Sean Thomas, on Jan. 10. Paul is now with Chase Securities in New York City. Catherine (Greiner) Jessop and her husband, Tom '88, announce the birth of their son, Patrick Thomas, in January. Cathy is a vice president in the finance division at Goldman Sachs in New York City. Kristen E. Keefe, who received her degree from Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pa., in May 1997, is now doing civil rights law for the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, focusing on disability rights. Ralph E. Laird and his wife, Trina, announce the birth of their daughter, Tegan Elizabeth, on Jan. 16. Laird is an attorney in Sacramento, Calif. Jean Haggerty McGrath, coordinator of the newspaper in education program for the Sheraton (Pa.) Times-Tribune newspapers, has been appointed to the board of trustees of Friendship House, a regional provider of behavioral healthcare and protective services for troubled children throughout Pennsylvania. Ann Reichard and Sean T. McHugh announce the birth of their daughter, Kathryn Ann, on July 27, 1997. Lauren A. McLaughlin is now vice president of production of Lions Gate Films in New York City. Steven J. Meurer is currently an associate vice president at the University of Pittsburgh (Pa.) Medical Center-Shadyside Hospital, where he oversees 13 hospital departments. Thomas J. Onofrey, who completed his graduate and postdoctoral studies at the University of California-Irvine, is now a senior research scientist at Nanogen Inc. in San Diego. Peter C. Park, M.D., is currently finishing his family practice residency in Olympia, Wash. Heather M. Ross is currently working for Putumayo World Music, a world music record label in New York City. Karin (Fornes) Ryan and her husband, Bob '86, announce the birth of their daughter, Kathleen Erin, on April 7. Philipe A. Springuel, who lives in Brussels, Belgium, represents a high-tech research think tank. He advises electronics corporations and governments and continues to design entrepreneurship programs in North Africa.  
MARRIED: John G. Noory and Amy Shiflett on April 25 at St. James Catholic Church in Falls Church, Va. Robert A. Sammartino and Grace E. Santos on April 18 at the Basilica of the National Shrine, Baltimore, Md.    


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