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Celebrating 50 Years of Women at Canisius INSIDE: The 2014-2015 Annual Report of Donors
JOHN J. HURLEY
Canisius College Magazine FALL 2015 VOLUME 16, ISSUE 3
We mark one of the great milestones in Canisius College history
President John J. Hurley
this fall with the 50th anniversary of the college becoming fully coeducational. As we look back, it now seems amazing that Canisius went 95 years without women in its principal school, the day division of the College of Arts & Sciences. (Women were admitted into the day division of the Business School in fall 1961.
Vice President for Advancement William M. Collins Director of Public Relations & Executive Editor Eileen C. Herbert ’04, MS ’15
Prior to that, the evening business division and graduate programs in education for teachers admitted women but these were much smaller programs). Canisius has grown from a day college of no female students to one where women make up 54 percent of the full-time undergraduate population. What took Canisius so long? In fairness, at this time, much of higher education was segregated by sex. In Canisius College: The First Hundred Years, Dr. Charles A. Brady observed:
“For too long Oxford’s Dr. [Richard] Whately had spoken for all Academe when he said, ‘A woman is a creature that cannot reason and pokes the fire from the top.’ He may have been right about the ‘fire.’ As the Canisius Dean’s List between 1965 and 1970 made embarrassingly evident, he was wrong about the ‘reason.’” And the intervening 50 years have made that even more plainly evident. We celebrate in this issue the place of women at Canisius and especially some of those first women who blazed the trail here on campus. It’s impossible to recognize all of our illustrious women at Canisius but one does stand out: the late dean of women and first female vice president at Canisius Lillian M. Levey MS ’67, HON ’03. Throughout her long career at Canisius, she championed the cause of women in her quiet, persistent and effective way. She helped make possible so many great things accomplished by so many great Canisius women over the past 50 years. While I am on the subject of people who make great things possible, I need to recognize the thousands of loyal donors to Canisius, whose names are in this issue’s honor roll. Year in and year out, our donors provide the margin of excellence in our students’ education. They make possible financial aid to deserving students, research opportunities with faculty, and extra-curricular and co-curricular activities that are an essential part of a Canisius education. On behalf of our students who benefit from your generosity, a sincere Thank You!
Managing Editor Audrey R. Browka Director of Creative Services & Layout Editor Patty Herkey Contributing Writers Kristin E. Etu ’91 Eileen C. Herbert ’04, MS ’15 Makala A. Santiago Photography Eric Frick KC Kratt Tom Wolf ’86 To Contact Us We are eager to hear your comments about Canisius College Magazine. Please send correspondence to: Canisius College Magazine 2001 Main Street, Lyons Hall Room 209, Buffalo, NY 14208 Phone 716-888-2790 Fax 716-888-2778 Email email@example.com
On the cover: Alfrieda M. (Haas) Sutz ’65 was one of only eight women (six freshmen and two junior transfers) who enrolled full-time in the day division of the School of Business Administration, when it opened its doors to women in 1961. Four years later – 50 years ago this fall – Canisius began admitting women in all of its academic day divisions.
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contents FALL 2015 11 11 | Cover Story GUTS AND GRACE Canisius celebrates the birth of coeducation on campus and the remarkable women who dared to blaze the trail.
8 8 | Athletics HOME ICE ADVANTAGE The Canisius hockey program scores – on and off the ice – in its new HARBORCENTER home.
departments Alumni Spotlights 17 | ENTERPRISING EDUCATOR Timothy P. Weibel ’00, MS ’04 converts his classroom lessons into a viable business venture.
18 | STARS IN HIS EYES
Voice coach Andy Anselmo ’45 spent his career teaching celebrities to sing.
BLUE & GOLD BRIEFS
C ANISIUS CONNECTIONS
ANNUAL REPORT OF DONORS
CAMPUS NEWS AND NOTES
FACULTY NEWS AND UPDATES
A LUMNI NE WS A ND NOTE S
blue&goldbriefs Griff Center Says Hello to Handshake Canisius alumni now have new, innovative career development tools at their fingertips via the Griff Center for Academic Engagement. The center launched Handshake this fall, a modern job search and career recruitment platform that matches applicants with potential employers. The new software replaces College Central. “Handshake enables Canisius to bridge the recruiting gap so that we can deliver exceptional support to our students, alumni and employers interested in hiring our graduates,” says Anne Marie Dobies ’92, MS ’99, MS ’06, assistant vice president and director of the Griff Center. Once alumni create a Handshake profile, they can filter and find the most relevant jobs related to their career preferences and post resumes. There are currently more than 850 employers enrolled in Handshake. If alumni are interested in creating an employer account to “Hire a Griff,” they can publish job openings, search for prospective candidates, view applicants’ profiles and even request interviews. But today’s job market is about more than posting well-crafted resumes and cover letters online. “It’s about having a job search strategy, networking and connecting with the right people, and making a great impression,” adds Dobies. The career coaches at the Griff Center are equipped to provide these services to alumni at every stage of their career development. The team is trained in identifying potential employment opportunities based on individuals’ interests or experiences, building online professional profiles and conducting practice interviews to help potential candidates distinguish themselves from the competition.
Networking and professional development opportunities are also available through the Griff Center. Events such as career panels, networking nights and luncheons with Western New York business leaders enable alumni to expand their Canisius network. More than 150 people attended the Griff Center’s recent Take the Next Step event, which connected alumni with leaders from the college’s 35-plus graduate programs, as well as representatives from Western New York’s top businesses and non-profits including Yahoo, People Inc., Rich Products, Catholic Charities, Geico and New Era. Many of these companies brought employees who are alumni of the college to share their experiences and successes. “The Canisius alumni network is extensive, varied and well-connected, and these professionals are eager to share their knowledge, resources and opportunities with fellow Canisius alumni,” concludes Dobies. “At the Griff Center, it’s our job to make sure those connections happen and lead to successful outcomes.” Established in 2014, the Griff Center for Academic Engagement takes a holistic approach to student engagement and advisement, in addition to career services. It serves as a one-stop shop of programs and resources designed to engage and support students academically during their four years on campus, and professionally once they graduate. To learn more about career services available through the Griff Center or to register for Handshake, visit canisius.edu/griff-center.
Six Elected to Board of Trustees The Canisius College Board of Trustees elected six new members to fill positions of outgoing trustees. The Board, which is chaired by Edward Burke Carey ’69, formulates and recommends policy to Canisius President John J. Hurley. Board members serve three-year terms. The new members are:
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Sylvia A. Bennett
Martin J. Berardi ’79
Rev. David S. Ciancimino, SJ
Senior Vice President of Development & Corporate Communications, WNED / WBFO
CEO, Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill
President, Canisius High School
Thomas R. Emmerling ’75
Cynthia E. Vance
Nancy W. Ware ’78, MBA ’85
Managing Partner, Dopkins & Company LLP
Partner, Jensen, Marks, Langer & Vance LLC
High Scores: Student-Athletes Win in the Classroom Canisius student-athletes continue to win big in the classroom. Their cumulative grade point average (GPA) for the 20142015 academic year was 3.22. Seventy-five percent (75%) of Canisius student-athletes maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher. In addition, five varsity athletic teams posted perfect single-year scores in the recently released NCAA academic progress rate (APR) statistics. Men’s cross country/track, women’s cross country/track, golf, rowing and volleyball were honored for being among the top 10 percent in APR. The APR results, which are based on four years of academic scores, also found each of Canisius’ 20 varsity athletic programs to be in good standing. Seventeen of the 20 teams scored 980 or better (out of a possible 1,000 points) on the APR. Aside from the NCAA rankings, the MAAC named 180 Canisius student-athletes to its Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible, a student-athlete must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher. Twenty-two (22) of the college’s 24 hockey players earned Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team honors, as well.
Six Named to Board of Regents
Michael G. Christiano ’83
Paul J. Cienki ’79
Elizabeth A. Edbauer ’87
Owner, The Left Bank
Vice President of Government Accounting and Compliance, Honeywell International
Edward W. McGrogan ’88
James P. Schnell ’95
Stephen M. Ulrich ’88
Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller, Discover Financial Services
Partner, Mengel Metzger Barr & Company LLP
Owner, Granite Spine LLC
Six new members joined the Canisius College Board of Regents. The Board is chaired by Rocco Lucente II ’80, and serves as an advisory group to Canisius President John J. Hurley and the college’s Board of Trustees. Members are appointed to three-year terms. The newly-elected Board of Regents members are:
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blue&goldbriefs Canisius Celebrates Papal Visit Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States is a memory that won’t soon be forgotten by members of the Canisius community. The pontiff spent six days in Washington D.C., New York City and Philadelphia. Canisius students, faculty and staff followed and – in some instances – participated in the Pope’s historic visit. Christopher Gates ’16, editor-in-chief of The Griffin, and Kyle Ferrara ’16, the features editor, covered the Canonization Mass of Junípero Serra in Washington, D.C. The Canisius students were among nearly 8,000 reporters from media outlets around the world, who applied for and received credentials to cover the Pope’s visit. Also representing Canisius was Kevin Fields ’08. The alumnus had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to serve alongside Pope Francis during the Canonization Mass. Fields is a seminarian at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, MD. Pope Francis’ U.S. visit concluded with an outdoor Mass in Philadelphia. Nine Canisius students traveled to the city with Campus Ministry Director Mike Hayes and Associate Professor of English Rev. James M. Pribek, SJ. Once in Philly, the group walked five miles to Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the site of the Papal Mass, which they watched on a nearby large-screen TV. During Mass, Father Pribek offered communion to the small contingent of Canisius students. Back on campus, the college hosted a “Pope Watch Party” for members of the Canisius community who wanted to hear Pope Francis’ address before the U.S. Congress. Professors also organized “Reflections on Pope Francis’ Visit and Encyclical.” The panel discussion addressed ways in which Canisius can respond to the pontiff’s call for action. In spring 2015, Canisius will introduce a new All-College Honors seminar titled Pope Francis: 21st Century Thinker. Father Pribek will instruct the course.
Coaching Legend, MacKinnon ’50, MS ’62, Passes Away Canisius lost a great coaching legend and friend on July 7 with the passing of Robert A. MacKinnon ’50, MS ’62. He was 87. MacKinnon’s history at Canisius was extensive. As a student-athlete, he played four seasons of varsity basketball, tallying 591 career points in 103 games. MacKinnon also played third base on the Canisius baseball team. After graduation, MacKinnon pursued a professional sports career. He played baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers organization, and later basketball for the Syracuse Nationals before returning to alma mater in 1953 to become head baseball coach, freshman basketball coach and varsity basketball assistant coach. A few years later, Canisius promoted MacKinnon to head basketball coach and athletic director. During his tenure as the Griff’s head coach (1959-1972), MacKinnon posted 142 wins, which included the memorable 1963 season when the Blue and Gold went 19-7 overall before eventually falling to Providence in the NIT Championship game at Madison Square Garden. MacKinnon is a member of the first induction class to Canisius’ Sports Hall of Fame (1963). WEB EXTRA
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facultyresearch What Dreams May Come James P. Donnelly, PhD, and colleagues at the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, examine the significance of end-of-life dreams and visions It’s not uncommon for people to have extraordinary dreams or visions in the final weeks of their lives. Accounts of pre-death visions span recorded history but have been absent from scientific literature. A recent study in the Journal of Palliative Medicine by Associate Professor James P. Donnelly, PhD and colleagues found that endof-life dreams and visions (ELDVs) are an intrinsic and comforting part of the dying process. “These dreams and visions may improve quality of life and should be treated accordingly,” Donnelly says. The 66 patients in the study were receiving end-of-life care at the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Cheektowaga, NY. Donnelly and his colleagues (Christopher Kerr, MD, PhD; Pei Grant, PhD; and doctoral student Scott Wright) interviewed the patients daily about the content, frequency and comfort level of their ELDVs. This is the first study to interview patients about their ELDV experiences in the last weeks of life. Previous studies were limited to retrospective information from clinicians or family members. The researchers found that “the most common dreams and visions were of deceased relatives or friends.” Dreams and visions about the deceased were “significantly more comforting” to patients than other kinds of ELDVs, and became more frequent as the person approached death. “This study demonstrates that ELDVs are commonly experienced and characterized by a consistent pattern of realism and emotional significance,” Donnelly says. The study noted that some medical professionals tend to discount pre-death dreams and visions. “If they are seen as delusions or hallucinations, they are treated as problems to be controlled,” according to Donnelly. But there is an important distinction between ELDVs and delirium. The study concluded: During a delirium state, the person has lost his connection to reality and ability to communicate rationally. Delirium is distressing and dangerous, and must be treated medically. In contrast, this study shows that ELDVs are typically comforting, realistic and often very meaningful, highlighting a critical difference. James P. Donnelly, PhD, is associate professor of counseling and human services and director of measurement & statistics for the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College.
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home ice advantage CANISIUS' HOCKEY PROGRAM SCORES ON AND OFF THE ICE IN NEW HOME AT HARBORCENTER Story by: Kristin E. Etu ’91 / Photos by: Tom Wolf '86
Hockey fans were on their feet. Just 22 seconds into the game, off a rush, Canisius forward Shane Conacher ’17 slipped a puck past the Ohio State net-minder. The crowd of nearly 2,000, clad in Canisius blue and gold, erupted. That goal put more than the first point on the scoreboard; it showed that the Golden Griffins were finally home. It was nearly one year ago, October 31, 2014, that Canisius christened its new home in HARBORCENTER in downtown Buffalo. This new season, which opened October 10 against Penn State, marks the first full schedule the Ice Griffs will play in the $172 million hockey and entertainment complex. Expectations are great and appreciation is even greater. “We play with passion, energy and an enthusiasm that the team draws from the crowd – that is what home ice advantage is,” Head Coach David Smith says. “My goal and the goal of the program is to make Golden Griffins’ games at HARBORCENTER a destination on Friday and Saturday nights. Let’s turn the music up, get the kids excited about the fast pace of the game and make it a special place.”
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In many ways, it already is. Attendance numbers during the first season at HARBORCENTER jumped 50 percent from the previous season to an average of 1,100 per game. The fan experience is further enhanced with a Tim Hortons and (716) Food and Sport. The hockey-themed sports bar serves concessions in the arena during games. For Smith, his players and the Canisius community, HARBORCENTER is a coveted college venue. The complex features two NHL-sized rinks and Impact Sports Performance, a 4,500-square-foot, state-of-the-art hockey training facility that enables Canisius to recruit, train and develop elite players from around the country and the world. “This is a huge leap forward for us,” Smith says. “We are able to get into homes of the top recruits now because we have such a unique facility.” As the primary tenant of HARBORCENTER, Canisius plays all home games on the feature rink with a capacity crowd of 1,800. HARBORCENTER is the first-of-its-kind partnership between the National Hockey League and a college.
“Having a strong Division I hockey team play at HARBORCENTER helps the Buffalo Sabres organization to grow hockey in the community,” says Michael M. Gilbert ’90, vice president for public and community relations for the Buffalo Sabres. “Practically speaking, it’s convenient for our scouts to go over and watch Canisius games, and it benefits the college players because they all want to make it to the NHL someday.” Shane Conacher is no exception. He plans to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, Cory ’11, who spent several years in the NHL before recently signing a two-year contract with the SC Bern of the Swiss National League. “A few times, the Sabres practiced before or after us,” Shane Conacher says. “We were able to watch the practice and interact with the players. It’s pretty cool to see first-hand what the pro-hockey world is all about.” The professional hockey environment includes a top-notch locker room, made possible by donor support. The 1,300-square-foot space features a dry area, lounge, separate changing rooms, coaches’ suites and six high-definition televisions. “It really changes the mindset of a player when he has his own space,” Ralph Cuddemi ’16 says. “The team now spends more time together, whether it’s on the ice or in the lounge. We have coffee, play Xbox or watch game videos. The new space has definitely bonded us as a team.” Photos of Canisius hockey alumni cover the locker room walls, reminding current players about the hockey legacy of Canisius.
“To look around and see the faces of the players who built this program, it inspires us,” Cuddemi says. “We wouldn’t have this incredible home rink without their hard work.” Attorney Joseph R. Casacci ’80 is one of those trailblazers. He was the Ice Griffs’ first varsity captain and lobbied the college to upgrade the team from club to varsity. “Back when we were paving the way, our dream was to have a home rink,” Casacci says. “It’s important for the current players to have an appreciation of the hard work and sacrifices made by the players who came before them, and to recognize that it is an honor and a privilege to play for Canisius College.” HARBORCENTER hosts international hockey tournaments and the NHL Combine, which involves physical testing of more than 100 NHL prospects. HARBORCENTER will also host the NHL draft in 2016. These high-profile events place Canisius College in the national sports spotlight. “When people walk through the door at HARBORCENTER, they immediately know it is the home of Canisius College hockey,” Gilbert says. “They realize it is the same facility where the Buffalo Sabres operate. That can only raise awareness for the Golden Griffins.” “HARBORCENTER is in every conversation about hockey right now,” Smith adds. “Word is quickly spreading about the beauty and uniqueness of our facility. It’s like a small fire that is quickly spreading and it’s great to be part of it.”
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facultynotes $1.3 Million Grant Awarded to Institute for Autism Research The U.S. Department of Defense Autism Research Program awarded a four-year, $1.3 million grant to the Institute for Autism Research (IAR) at Canisius College. IAR researchers will use the grant to conduct a clinical trial of its MAXout program, a unique outpatient treatment for high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorder (HFASD). MAXout treatment targets restricted and repetitive behaviors, as well as social, emotion-recognition and non-literal language skills through the use of direct instruction, modeling, role-play, performance feedback, and behavioral reinforcement provided by staff clinicians. Treatment sessions are 90 minutes each, twice per week over 18 weeks. Results of a pilot MAXout study indicated significant gains in children’s social-communication skills and a reduction in their ASD symptoms. The grant provides the necessary funding to study the MAXout treatment in a randomized clinical trial, which will allow for a clear determination of the effectiveness of the outpatient treatment. The principal investigators on the MAXout research grant are Christopher Lopata, PsyD, Marcus L. Thomeer, PhD, James P. Donnelly, PhD and Jonathan D. Rogers, PhD. WEB EXTRA Sarah Mangold ’17, a biology and psychology dual major, works with children with HFASD who receive treatment at the Institute for Autism Research.
NSF Grant Supports Wood’s Study of Physics Phenomenon Associate Professor of Physics Michael H. Wood, PhD, will use a new threeyear, $105,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate how subatomic particles are created. “About one micro-second after the Big Bang, the universe cooled enough for subatomic particles to combine into protons and neutrons,” explains Wood, whose research focuses on how and why that happened. The answers could help experimental nuclear physicists, such as Wood, “figure out the dynamics of the nucleus and the very nature of matter itself.” Wood will conduct his research at Canisius and at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, VA, which is operated by the Department of Energy. Collaborating with him are researchers from Old Dominion University, Argonne National Laboratory and the Universidad Téchnica Federico Santa Maria in Chile. Canisius physics majors will assist with data analysis.
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Read more about the Institute for Autism Research at canisius.edu/magazine.
Magis suggests that we are not stagnant people. We celebrate change and growth in others but first in ourselves. On the growth chart of life – how tall have you grown emotionally, spiritually and psychologically?
E. Christine Moll, PhD Professor, Department of Counseling & Human Services, reflects on how she experiences the Jesuit ideal of magis in her daily life.
Canisius celebrates the birth of coeducation on campus and the remarkable women who dared to blaze the trail Story by: Audrey R. Browka / Photography by: Tom Wolf ’86
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arbara (Kiedrowski) Shuckra ’63 didn’t intend to be a trailblazer. She simply wanted to earn an accounting degree from Canisius and pursue a career with the Internal Revenue Service. Instead, Shuckra and seven other like-minded young women were part of a bold social experiment on campus in 1961: They became the first female students to enroll in the day division at Canisius. “I was in my sophomore year at Rosary Hill College (now Daemen College) when a nun told me the school was closing its accounting program,” recalls Shuckra. “That same day, my mother read in The Buffalo Evening News that Canisius was opening up the business school’s day division to women. Go figure! I transferred to Canisius the following year.”
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The First Ones Shuckra and her counterparts weren’t the first female students to set foot on Canisius’ campus. Around the college’s half-century mark, in 1920, Canisius began to admit women – on a limited basis – to undergraduate and graduate evening courses in teacher education and business. The college opened its doors a bit wider to women in 1941 with the launch of a pre-clinical nursing program offered in conjunction with Sisters and Mercy hospitals. The nurses attended classes in the evening. However, when World War II took a toll on traditional enrollment, Canisius allowed the nurses to attend some day classes. More women matriculated to Canisius’ evening programs over the next 10-plus years, slowly chipping away at Canisius’ all-male atmosphere. Still, those women remained in a class of their own.
Barbara (Haefner) Heim ’74 (top left) became the first female president of the Undergraduate Student Association in 1972. She is pictured here with (front) Margaret McCoskey ’73, Ross Amico ’73 and (top) Bill Heim Sr. ’73.
Eileen (Duch) Rolek ’73, MS ’77 was the first female editor of The Griffin.
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Di Gamma Alpha officers from 1969 included (l-r) Mary Lou Tarquini De La Plante ’69, treasurer; Iris (Young) Woeppel ’69, secretary; and Carol (Rysz) Wysocki ’69, president.
Elaine Pietszak ’69 collaborates with Thomas Wojciechowski ’67 on the Azuwur.
Officers for the 1968 Initiae club pictured (standing, l-r) Josita Borysko ’68, president; Barbara Vacanti ’70, vice president; Joanne (Kostecky) Dearlove ’70, treasurer; Noel Kohl ’70, secretary; (sitting) Lillian (Peluso) Brice ’70, scribe C ANI SIUS COLLEGE M AGA ZINE • FALL 2015 |
Soon after the School of Business Administration admitted women to its day division, pressure began to build for Canisius to become a fully coeducational college. Appeals came from parents and guidance counselors in public and private schools. Canisius faculty members, both lay and Jesuit, signed a petition calling upon the college to “hasten the time of women’s entry.” A majority of alumni voiced their support. And, the male student body supported the admission of women into the classrooms. “It made no sense to limit the women to just one school,” says James P. Hagan ’66, former president of the Undergraduate Student Association. “If Canisius was going to allow women to come to the college, then they should be able to pursue degrees in whatever programs Canisius offered, not just those in the School of Business.” The Board of Trustees responded to the appeals. In September 1965 – 50 years ago this fall – Canisius opened its doors to women in all academic day divisions. The decision definitely had financial advantages. Census figures predicted a vast increase in the number of high school graduates – male and female – through 1980. New and added tuition revenue meant Canisius could better maintain its “costly physical plant” and secure “the college’s survival,” wrote former SBA Dean James L. McCarthy, PhD, in a memo to Father McGinley. Yet, archival notes overwhelmingly show that the primary impetus for change was educational, not financial. By widening the pool of applicants, Canisius could be more selective in admitting students, thereby “improving upon its highquality student body,” continued McCarthy. As more professional opportunities opened up for women, it became increasingly necessary “that they be educated along with the men with whom they will be working,” added former Dean of Men Donald A. Nair, PhD. In his report to the Board of Trustees, Father McGinley said the college “had an obligation to the community” to provide a parochial, coeducational program. “There are fine girls from fine Catholic families who do not wish to continue their educations at colleges conducted by women religious … or at tax-supported institutions.” Denise (Beiter) O’Donnell ’68 was among them. She came to Canisius from Mount St. Joseph’s Academy, an all-girls institution across the street from campus. “I was definitely interested in moving to a coed environment,” she says. “Back then, more women wanted a college education to move ahead professionally so it made sense to want to go to school with men. We were already together in society.”
The Female Effect Aside from typical freshman jitters, fear of being ignored, teased or discriminated against compounded the anxieties of the female students. Shuckra recalls with a laugh, “I never sat in the first row in any of my classes; always in an aisle seat in case I wanted to escape!” It turned out the women’s fears were largely unfounded. “The men on campus generally had three points of view,” recalls Dorothy (Logal) Gaglione ’65. “Some were extremely helpful; others not so much. Most men however, seemed to fall in between the two – they were cautiously intrigued by the women.” O’Donnell adds, “Every so often an old-guard male faculty member might crack a joke at our expense but the male students I met were all very accepting of the women and, I think, appreciated and respected the diversity and perspective we brought into the classroom.” In fact, the women shined in the classroom. “These women were not about to take a back seat to anyone,” says History Professor Walter G. Sharrow HON ’13, PhD. “They demolished the old boys’ network. The women were the new people in town and they weren’t taking any prisoners.” They amassed scholarships and received national recognitions for academic achievements. The women represented Canisius internationally, as well. Three early female students were accepted into foreign study programs and spent their junior years at institutions in Louvain, Belgium and Heidelberg, Germany. “The educational environment at Canisius was wonderful for me,” says Marta (Morozewych) Laux ’69. “Being able to exchange thoughts, ideas and opinions with the men in my classes – who very often came at things from a different perspective – encouraged me to think and reason anew. That’s stayed with me throughout my life.” It wasn’t long before Canisius altered its course offerings to be more reflective of the female student body. New classes included Women in Literature, The Feminine Role of Religion, Psychological Perspectives on Women and The Future of Marriage. Today, Canisius offers a minor program in Women and Gender Studies. “Having women on campus added immeasurably to the tone and the atmosphere of the college,” recalls Kenneth M. Sroka ’65, PhD, emeritus professor of English. “They were a catalyst for improving not only the intellectual life of the campus but the cultural and social life that was Canisius, as well.”
O’Donnell chose Canisius because of its “reputation for educating leaders in the Jesuit tradition.” Other women selected the college for its small class sizes. Still more came at the encouragement of fathers, brothers and uncles, many of whom were Canisius alumni.
The women lost no time contributing to the life of the college. They organized Initiae, a club that “brought together the new girls of Canisius as a way for them to bond and help one another out,” says first-year president Diane Sandler. The women later launched the Canisius chapter of Phi Gamma Nu, a national business honor society for female students.
“My brother (Kenneth V. Klementowski ‘62) kept bragging about Canisius and the education he received, so what else could I do but go there,” laughs Diane L. (Klementowski) Sandler ’65.
“We didn’t do it by ourselves,” recalls Alfrieda M. (Haas) Sutz ’65. “We had the tremendous support of Lillian M. Levey MS ’67, HON ’03.” The late dean of women “was determined to make female
Pictured here are a few of the remarkable women who had the guts and grace to blaze a trail at 2001 Main Street: (row 1) Michele (Halicki) Cofield ’66; (row 2, l-r) Diane (Klementowski) Sandler ’65, Alfrieda (Haas) Sutz ’65, Christine M. Licata-Culhane ’67, MS ’71, EdD; (row 3) Constance (Kucera) Weigen ’66, Paulette Notaro ’65, Magdalene (Campagna) Holt ’67; (row 4) Barbara (Blachowiak) Fox ’66, Jacqueline (Fiebelkorn) Lyons ‘69, Bernadette (Corcoran) Gaffney ’69, Mary Lou Tarquini De La Plante ’69
“It was landmark legislation that lit a fire under the progress of women at Canisius and educational institutions everywhere,” recalls Ellen O. Conley, PhD. The former vice president for student affairs was one of the few female educators at Canisius in the 1970s. Today, it’s hard to imagine a time when women weren’t an integral part of the campus. More than a half century later, female students make up 54 percent of Canisius’ full-time undergraduate population. Nearly half of the full-time faculty members are women. And for the first time in Canisius history, women hold the majority of the college’s five vice presidential positions.
students an important part of Canisius. She was a powerhouse of a woman and extremely active in getting us involved.” The men did invite women to become part of campus life. Leaders from the rifle team, glee club and cheerleading squad all encouraged women to join the traditional all-male clubs. By 1972, Canisius had its first female president of the Undergraduate Student Association, Barbara J. (Haefner) Heim ‘74. Shelley (Francolini) Maher ‘73 became the first female president of the Student Union Board. Both the Azuwur and The Griffin had their first female editors that same year; Eileen (Duch) Rolek ’73, MS ’77 and Ann E. (Schott) Burke ’73, respectfully. That same year, women’s equality took its greatest leap forward at Canisius and across the country. Congress passed Title IX of the Education Amendments Act. Though it’s most often associated with athletics, Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in any educational program or activity at all institutions that receive federal funds.
The strength of Canisius women is sure to grow and endure with the recent formation of the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC). Comprised of distinguished and influential women – many of them Canisius alumnae – the WLC engages female students, faculty, alumnae and friends of the college to prepare them for leadership roles in their chosen fields and in the community. And to think, it all started with a small group of determined women who had the guts and grace to blaze a trail at 2001 Main Street. “When I was in college, female role models were few and far between,” says O’Donnell, a presidentially appointed Department of Justice official in Washington, D.C. “There weren’t many women lawyers, doctors or judges but the world is always improved by diversity. To its credit, Canisius recognized this and taught me that I can compete on a level playing field.” “I don’t think of myself as a pioneer. I just wanted to learn and get a good education,” adds Gaglione. “Although looking back now, I wonder where I found the guts to do it. I really do.” Special thanks to the Rev. J. Clayton Murray, SJ, Archives and Special Collections at Canisius College, for making hundreds of historical documents available for this story. C ANI SIUS COLLEGE M AGA ZINE • FALL 2015 |
canisiusconnections Leaders in Their Fields Receive Distinguished Alumni Award The Canisius Alumni Association presented six individuals with its Distinguished Alumni Award in September. The award recognizes graduates who are leaders in their fields and have made significant contributions to their chosen professions. This year’s Distinguished Alumni Award honorees are: Edward Burke Carey ’69
President, Carey Reality Investments Inc.
Edward Burke Carey brings development projects to life as president and CEO of Carey Reality Investments, which provides investment advisory, brokerage and commercial real estate services to clients in major markets across the U.S. Carey started in the real estate business in Buffalo. He later joined the national development firm John Galbreath & Company, managing its national marketing program. Carey parlayed his real estate and investment acumen into his first entrepreneurial venture, Carey Realty. He has since worked with international corporations, Fortune 500 companies and municipal government organizations. LeRoi C. Johnson ’71
Attorney, Law Office of LeRoi C. Johnson PLLC
A successful solo attorney, LeRoi C. Johnson concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, criminal and entertainment law. The latter is an area he came to know well while managing the careers of his late brother and “king of funk punk” Rick James, as well as Billy Dee Williams, Eddie Murphy and the Mary Jane Girls. Johnson’s successful law practice also affords him the time to pursue his passion for painting. Though not formally trained, Johnson travels the world exhibiting his “electric primitive” oils and acrylics. David J. Nasca ’79
President and Chief Executive Officer, Evans Bank
David J. Nasca has spent his career putting the “community” back in community banking. As president and CEO of Evans National, Nasca balances the bank’s increasing levels of profitability and growth while ensuring Evans remains an integral part of the community’s revitalization. As executive vice president for strategic initiatives with First Niagara, Nasca directed the financial group’s march across upstate by making personalized care part of the bank’s business model. He is the former vice president/treasurer of Lockport Savings, which he helped grow into an $8 billion enterprise by meeting the financial needs of individuals and small businesses.
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Richard A. Wall ’78, PhD
Professor of Economics & Finance, Canisius College
Richard A. Wall’s 35-year investment in Canisius College continually yields great returns. The professor of economics/ finance played a key role in establishing the Golden Griffin Fund (GGF). The student-run investment management program gives students the opportunity to make real investments using real money. Last spring, Wall guided the 2015 GGF team to an unprecedented world championship win at the CFA Institute Research Challenge. Wall returned to the classroom this fall, after serving four years as vice president for academic affairs. During this time he seamlessly and successfully led the academic division through several changes in higher education. Gerald Zon ’67, PhD
Director of Business Development, TriLink BioTechnologies
Gerald Zon has distinguished himself at every stage of his career. As a PhD candidate at Princeton University, he studied alongside the internationallyknown organic chemist Kurt Mislow. He served as an educator on the faculty at Catholic University of America before breaking new ground in the field of cancer research and delving into entrepreneurial ventures. Zon examined drugs that target the human immunodeficiency virus. He explored DNA sequencing, and applied genomics analysis solutions to provide digital gene expression information to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agricultural industries. Zon currently participates in research and development aimed at life sciences and forensics. Adam O. Zyglis ’04 Editorial Cartoonist, The Buffalo News
If Adam O. Zyglis ’04 were to sketch out his career path, it would undoubtedly be picture perfect. An editorial cartoonist for The Buffalo News, Zyglis received the epitome of journalistic recognition in 2015 when he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize. The well-deserved honor illustrates years of hard work for Zyglis, who began honing his craft as an editorial cartoonist for The Griffin. Today, his cartoons are nationally syndicated and appear in The Washington Post, USA Today, Newsweek, The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times.
Enterprising Educator Timothy P. Weibel ’00, MS ’04 converts his classroom lessons into a viable business venture Story: Kristin E. Etu ’91 / Photography: Tom Wolf ’86
Timothy P. Weibel ’00, MS ’04 relished his days as an educator. For 10 years, he taught reading and math to third grade students at Cayuga Heights Elementary in Depew. When he wasn’t correcting homework, Weibel tinkered around at designing an educationrelated website. The result? Super Teacher Worksheets, which became a way to share with other educators the classroom lessons Weibel created for his students. Very quickly, the website earned high praise and millions of visitors each month. “It caught on for a few reasons,” Weibel says. “There wasn’t nearly as much competition in 2007 as there is today.” Because the website offered high-quality content free-of-charge, Weibel was able to attract a large base of loyal users. Soon it became apparent that Super Teacher Worksheets had the potential to become a viable business venture and Weibel was faced with a difficult decision. “I loved being a teacher but at the same time I had the opportunity to pursue something else that I really enjoyed,” he recalls. Opportunity won out. Weibel left the classroom to dedicate himself full-time to the business. He rented office space in Tonawanda, enhanced the website architecture to support more traffic and changed Super Teacher Worksheets from a free service to a paid subscription site, available to individual teachers and entire school districts. Today, Super Teacher Worksheets employs a team of 12 people who create more than 10,000 printable resources for K-5 elementary teachers including math worksheets, reading comprehension games and spelling lists. The business has more than 180,000 subscribers and averages 2 million visitors each month.
“We have subscribers from the U.S. and 210 other countries such as Australia, the United Kingdom and India, because they teach students to speak English as a second language,” Weibel says. The swift success of Super Teacher Worksheets can be attributed to Weibel’s education and experience. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in education from Canisius. He also knows what teachers want because he was one. Therefore his worksheet fonts look “just like the letters young students are learning to write.” Math dittos provide students “with enough room to show their work.” In-house graphic designers add engaging visuals and worksheet activities are tested in local classrooms. “We spent a recent summer working with a group of teachers to be sure that all of our worksheets aligned with the New York State Common Core standards,” Weibel says. While classroom lessons still require paper and pencil, new technologies such as laptops, iPads and digital whiteboards are quickly becoming commonplace in the classroom. This prompted Weibel to launch Modern Chalkboard in 2012. “Most teachers are educated in SMART Board technology but don’t have the time to create in-depth lessons to present to their classes,” he says. A single lesson can take up to 10-plus hours to create, Weibel explains. “Our goal is to make teachers’ jobs easier so we provide them with ready-to-use digital content.” Despite not being in the classroom, this Canisius entrepreneur remains an educator at heart. “My Canisius professors were true experts in the field,” he says. “I am proud to pass along the concepts they taught me, through Super Teacher Worksheets and Modern Chalkboard.” C ANI SIUS COLLEGE M AGA ZINE • FALL 2015 |
Stars in His Eyes Voice coach Andy Anselmo '45 spent his career teaching celebrities to sing Story: Kristin E. Etu ’91 / Photography: Tom Wolf ’86
Andy Anselmo ’45 always had stars in his eyes. Growing up on Buffalo’s West Side, his beloved Aunt Mamie took him to the fivecent movies on Saturdays where he imagined rubbing elbows with celebrities from the silver screen. Anselmo set his mind to make that dream a reality and he had the voice to make it all possible. Best known as the “voice coach to the stars,” Anselmo taught and performed with some of the greatest names in show business including Liza Minelli, Tony Bennett, Mandy Patinkin, Eartha Kitt and his all-time favorite, Geraldine Fitzgerald. “I could tell the ones who were going to make it,” he says. “There is a particular energy had by people who are destined to do this kind of work.”
Canisius on a scholarship. To help pay the balance of his tuition, he performed on “Armed Forces Mail Call,” a radio program that entertained American soldiers during World War II. Anselmo was accompanied by a 12-piece orchestra. That’s when he knew he was on the right track. He says, “I thought then, ‘Hey, I can do this as a profession.’” Anselmo earned a degree in pre-law from Canisius and went on to study music at the New England Conservatory in Boston under William L. Whitney, “one of the greatest singers of the early 1900s.” Whitney taught Anselmo the Bel Canto method, a scientific approach to singing practiced by 18th-century Italians. Whitney’s influence carried Anselmo far. He sang on Broadway in prestigious venues such as the Palace Theatre in New York and at The Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach. He performed on “The Jackie Gleason Show” and the “Phyllis Diller Show,” until one day actor and comedian Charles Nelson Reilly offered Anselmo a piece of advice. “He said ‘You should teach people to sing,’” Anselmo says. “I never intended to teach but those words were life-changing for me.” In 1978, Anselmo and the late pianist and composer John Harris co-founded the Singer’s Forum, which offered classes and seminars dedicated to the development of vocal arts. Anselmo taught the basic principles of singing (“how to breathe, where to place the sound, how to free the throat and the need for real energy”) to Liza, Tony and Eartha, as well as Joanne Woodward, Regis Philbin and Mary Tyler Moore. Pictures of him with the famous faces he coached adorn the walls of his Williamsville home.
Anselmo is one of them. He wanted to sing “from the day he was born.” That insatiable ambition took hold by age eight when Anselmo began performing at local nightclubs. “Everyone showed up on the weekends to hear me sing – relatives, friends and neighbors.”
Now 91, Anselmo is retired though he continues to foster the vocal talents of potential young performers. The Andy Anselmo ’45 Endowed Music Scholarship, which he founded at Canisius in 2004, supports students who pursue studies in vocal music.
Anselmo fine-tuned his passion at the Community Music School of Buffalo. Though his parents encouraged their son’s singing career, they also insisted he obtain a college education. Anselmo attended
His advice to them: “If you can visualize your goals, you can make them come true.” Anselmo’s star-crossed life is a testament to that.
WEB EXTRA Canisius Magazine’s conversation with Andy Anselmo continues at canisius.edu/magazine. 18
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Four Join Alumni Board of Directors Four new members recently joined the Alumni Association Board of Directors. The Board assists the Office of Alumni Engagement by involving alumni in direct and meaningful ways with alma mater and its graduates. The Alumni Association Board of Directors is led by President Nicholas Fiume ’01, First Vice President Judy A. Bassanello ’83 and Second Vice President Pauline Costanzo Will ’93. Mark J. Manuele ’92 is immediate past president. Members serve three-year terms. The new members are:
Nina F. (Eucaliptus) Juncewicz ’93 Managing Shareholder, The Law Office of Nina F. Juncewicz Esq.
Thomas C. Kingston ’71 (Retired) Vice president, Finance & Administration, Ivoclar Vivadent Inc.
Polly (Quinlan) Klapper ’82 Vice president, Retirement & Institutional Services, M&T Bank, Wilmington Trust
Michael A. Kochczynski ’08, MS ’12 Manager, Delaware North at Niagara Falls State Park
The Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for new at-large members of the Board of Directors. To submit a nomination, visit canisius.edu/alumni/awards.
Call for Nominations
Alma Mater is All in the Family
The Canisius College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award, as well as the LaSalle Medal, Distinguished Faculty and Distinguished Senior Awards. For more information about nomination criteria, nomination deadlines or to nominate an individual, visit canisius.edu/alumni/ awards.
For many of the students who make up this year’s freshman class, choosing Canisius for their college education means a family tradition is continued. Their parents and, in some cases, their grandparents and great-grandparents are among 45,000-plus Canisius alumni who consider the college a source of strength, identity and pride. Below is a list of those students from the Class of 2019 whose parents proudly call Canisius alma mater.
Snowbirds: Save the Dates! Attention snowbirds: Make plans now to join us at one of the following alumni receptions scheduled for 2016. Naples, Tuesday, March 15 Fort Myers, Wednesday, March 16 Venice, Thursday, March 17 Tampa / St. Pete / Clearwater Friday, March 18
Honorary Induction for Ervolina ’79 Michael A. Ervolina Jr. ’79 is the newest honorary member of Beta Gamma Sigma. Recommended for induction by the Richard J. Wehle School of Business, Ervolina was cited for business excellence and his commitment to integrity and service. Ervolina is president of Valu Home Centers and serves as a member of the Canisius College Board of Trustees. He holds an accounting degree from Canisius. Beta Gamma Sigma is an international honor society that serves business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Erica (Maganimi) Aikin MS ’04 James Alessi ’84 Colleen (O’Brien) O’Neill MBA ’10 Domenico Berardi ’89 Marialuisa (Caico) Berardi ’90, MBA ’94 Julie (Smith) Brodzik ’88 Michael Butler ’80 Nancy (Bradley) Butler ’80 John Cambria ’87 Jon Christiano ’80 Michael Connors ’82 Maureen (Roberts) Connors ’83, MSEd ’03 Phillip Dabney Jr. ’98 Karen (Peresan) Dake ’86 Rossana (Damiani) Darlak ’89 Mark DiPasquale ’90, MBA ’05 Christopher Duke ’93 Anne (Stachowiak) Filion ’88 Donna (McCarthy) Filsinger ’86 Steve Gattuso ’87, MBA ’89 David Gennocro ’86 Charles Goupil ’89 James Greco ’88 Jennifer (Lyons) Greco ’87, MBA ’89 Michael Haim ’86 Michael Harris ’73 Joseph Heim ’90 John Hurley ’78 Charles Hynes ’85 Gregory Jacobs ’87 David Jager ’90 Christopher Kaplan ’87 James Klubek ’90 Eileen (Hogenkamp) Klubek ’90 Lynn (Colosi) Kubiak ’90
Marissa Aikin Michael Alessi Michael Barcomb
Richard Kull ’88 Karen (Gunderman) Kull ’87, MSEd ’93 Gregory Langl ’90, MBA ’93 Mary (Kay) Langl ’89, MS ’94 Lori (Skrzypek) Lee ’90 Clare (Manuel) Dean ’85 Heidi (Richter) Lipka MSEd ’15 Joseph Lovering Jr. ’71 Sharon (Cloen) Lovering ’92 Carol Kontchegulian Maggiore MS ’91 Lynda (Sartini) Maywalt ’87 Robert Piotrowski ’74, MBA ‘89 Sherrie (Daigler) Quagliana ’94 William Quinn ’89 Susan (Scibetta) Rajnisz ’76 Thomas Rosenecker ’92 Erica (Killen) Schabert ’00 Joseph Schuler ’91 Mark Shepard MBA ’99 Kimberly (Minkel) Shepard MBA ’96 John Shine ’88 Christina (Lana) Shine ’84 James Sipior ’79 Janis (Emerling) Solak MSEd ’87 Philip Swiatek ’91 John Toscano ’87 Stephen Tuhovak ’95 Thomas Vaughan ’88 Richard Wall ’78 Terry (Alaimo) Wall ’85, MS ’91 Peter Weimer ’91 Rebecca Attea-Weimer MBA ’92 Valerie Williams MS ’07, MS ’15 Paul Wirth ’84
Anthony Berardi Daniel Brodzik Maria Butler Alexander Cambria Natalia Christiano Carolyn Connors Jeremy Dabney Madeline Dake Zachary Darlak Ryan DiPasquale Adam Duke David Filion Meghan Filsinger Amanda Gattuso Shelby Gennocro Charles Goupil Timothy Greco Marshall Haim Brianna Harris Carleigh Heim Millie Hurley Nathan Hynes Gregory Jacobs Joshua Jager Zachary Kaplan Kelley Klubek Anna Kubiak
FRESHMEN Quinn Kull Tyler Langl Katie Lee Megan Lee Gabrielle Lindauer Elias Lipka Joseph Lovering Zoey Maggiore Michael Maywalt Sara Piotrowski Brendan Quagliana William Quinn Christian Rajnisz Cameron Rosenecker Veronica Schabert Nicholas Schuler Jacob Shepard Lauren Shine Christina Sipior Michael Solak Patrick Swiatek Jessica Toscano Natassia Tuhovak Rachel Vaughan Rebecca Wall Peter Weimer Taylor Williams Colleen Wirth
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’47 BS Milford C. Maloney, MD, and his wife, Dione, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on August 15 in Williamsburg, VA. Maloney is a retired physician, educator, internal medicine specialist and cardiologist, recently named to “Who’s Who in America” for his noteworthy accomplishments in medicine.
’70 BA Charles E. Lannon, president of Strategic Advisory Inc., was named chair of the Finance Committee of the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute Board of Directors.
’80 MS Joseph J. Cozzo, chief executive officer for Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center, was re-elected vice chair of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York Board of Trustees.
’71 BA Kevin W. Spitler was named the 109th president of the Bar Association of Erie County. He owns the Law Office of Kevin W. Spitler Esq.
’80 BA Paul F. Diehl, PhD, is the new associate provost and Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science for the University of Texas-Dallas. He recently retired from the University of Illinois.
1950s ’52 BA Joseph D. Pici is the new assistant vice president and branch manager for Evans Bank in Williamsville. He previously served as vice president and commercial branch manager for M&T Bank. ’57 BA Walter O. Webdale, president and chief executive officer at AHC Inc., received the President’s Choice Award from the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers. The award honors lifetime achievement in the affordable housing industry.
1960s ’63 BA Gerald R. Hintz, PhD, adjunct professor in the Astronautical Engineering Department at the University of Southern California, authored the book Orbital Mechanics and Astrodynamics: Techniques and Tools for Space Missions. ’64 BS Thomas J. Ptak and his wife, Stephanie, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 7, 2015. ’65 BA James P. Renda, attorney at law, received the 2015 Charles H. Dougherty Civility Award from the Bar Association of Erie County. The award recognizes an attorney who demonstrates “the highest standards of civility, integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession.” ’66 BA Paul B. Hurley Jr., PhD, retired president of Trocaire College, was named president-elect of the Rotary Club of Buffalo. ’68 BA Earl L. Jann Jr. was elected chair of the Erie County Water Authority by the Board of Commissioners. He has served as vice chair of the authority for the past four years. ’68 BA Alfred F. Luhr III, senior vice president and business banking market manager for M&T Bank in Western New York, was named to the People Inc. Board of Directors. ’69 BA, MS ’72 Joseph D. Scanlan, EdD, retired in July 2015 following a 43-year career in secondary education; 37 years as a high school principal. Most recently, Scanlan served as principal of his alma mater, Notre Dame High School in Batavia which, for the past eight years, has been recognized by Business First as the No. 1 private Catholic co-educational high school in Western New York.
’73 BA Hon. Michael E. Hudson was renominated and confirmed by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for an additional nine-year term as a judge for the New York State Court of Claims. ’74 BS Richard G. Schott is the new vice president for business affairs and treasurer for Daemen College. He previously served as associate vice president for finance for Erie Community College. ’75 BS James J. Pendergast, an administrator for human resources with the University of New Mexico Hospitals, made a presentation to the Rocky Mountain Public Employer Labor Relations Association titled “Mary Jane in the Workplace.” The presentation served as a guide for employers on how to deal with marijuana in the workplace. ’76 BS Frederick J. Piasecki Jr., highway superintendent for the Town of Orchard Park, was named president of the Town Highway Superintendents Association of Erie County.
’80 BS Carolyn B. (Beiter) Frank, retired vice president of quality and health informatics for Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, was named to the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York Board of Trustees. ’80 BA Joseph M. Grisanti, MD, founder and rheumatologist with Buffalo Rheumatology and Medicine, was named one of “America’s Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly. Grisanti has received the prestigious award for the past seven consecutive years. ’81 BS, MBA ’88 James J. Jarosz was promoted to retail market manager for M&T Bank. He previously served as manager of retail administration. ’81 BS Robert T. Mayer, chief financial officer for Weinberg Campus, was named chair of the People Inc. Board of Directors.
’77 BS Joseph A. Haslinger is the new senior consultant for Lakelet Advisory Group. He previously served as controller for Precision Photo Lab.
’82 BA Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, president and chief executive officer for the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, was named a 2015 Hispanic in Philanthropy Giver at the Celebrate Giving, Strengthen Latino Leadership conference in San Francisco, CA.
’77 BS, MS ’80 Michael R. Rappl, retired head coach of women’s softball for Canisius College, was named to the 2015 class of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame.
’82 BS, MBA ’95 James J. Dickinson is the new chief operating officer for Buffalo Orthopaedic Group. He previously served as chief operating officer with Family Care Physicians.
’78 BS Edward L. Arcara was elected director-at-large for the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is president of Edward L. Arcara CPA.
’82 BS Daniel J. Dirrigl, chief financial officer for Keller Technology Corp., was named the 2015 Man of the Year by the St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Alumni Association.
’79 BA Richard G. Battaglia, MD, director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, received the Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award from the Lions Club District 20-N for Erie, Niagara, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties. He was recognized for his work developing the Canisius College Lions Club and his community service through the Sheridan Drive Lyons Club in Tonawanda. ’79 BA Norma J. Nowak, PhD, was promoted to executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences. She previously served as the director of science and technology.
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’83 MBA Bruce A. Bonhoff was promoted to senior vice president for Evans Bank. He previously served as vice president. ’83 BS James E. Knight, associate real estate broker at Realty USA Commercial Division, received the 2015 Realtor of the Year Award from the Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors Inc. ’83 MA Andrea Tyrpak-Endres is the new principal of Canisius High School. She has been serving as acting principal since October 2014. Tyrpak-Endres is the first female principal in the history of Canisius High School. ’84 BA Katherine S. Bifaro, executive director of the Bar Association of Erie County, was honored at the Women in the Law Awards Luncheon, hosted by the Eighth Judicial District’s Gender and Racial Fairness Committee. ’84 BS Michael L. Bradley, senior vice president and chief financial officer for NOCO Energy Corp., was named chair of the Executive Leadership and Fundraising Committee for the Western and Central New York Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk. ’84 BS John S. Eagleton was promoted to executive vice president for Evans Bank. He previously served as senior vice president. ’84 BS, MBA ’91, MBAACC ’93 Jeffery F. Hart was promoted to vice president for National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. He previously served as assistant vice president. ’84 BS David M. Mangano, financial consultant for Evans Bank, was named to the Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation Board of Directors. ’84 BA Meri G. (Chihocki) Notaro is the new director of business development and communication for Optimum Physician Alliance LLC. She previously served as the director of network development and collaborative partnerships at HealthNow New York.
’82 BS Ann M. (Muldoon) Galli was promoted to administrative vice president for credit support and project management with M&T Bank. She previously served as vice president.
’84 BA Mary R. Wittenberg is the new global chief executive of Virgin Sport, a new venture by entrepreneur Richard Branson, which aims to grow participation in running and cycling events. Wittenberg previously served as president and chief executive of New York Road Runners.
’82 BA Mark A. Genovese is the new associate public information specialist for the New York State Office of Mental Health. He previously served as health care communication specialist for IPRO, a leading health care consulting organization.
’85 BS, MBA ’95 Gary R. Cordier was promoted to senior vice president of domestic soy for Perdue Farms in Salisbury, MD. He previously served as vice president of the company’s domestic soy division.
’82 BS F. Patrick Mahoney, senior associate at CannonDesign, received the Larry G. Romig Committee Member of the Year Award from Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI). Mahoney was recognized for his efforts as the subject matter expert team leader on the Electronic Safety and Security Design Reference Manual Committee.
’86 BA Richard M. Ferranti, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Rich Products Corp., was named chair of the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association. ’86 BS Kushnood Haq, PhD, is the new vice provost for strategic initiatives at Hilbert College. He previously served as vice president for academic affairs at D’Youville College.
classnotes ’87 BA Shawn D. Lavery DeJames was promoted to deputy director of general services with the South Carolina Department of Administration. She previously served as assistant general counsel for the Office of General Counsel of the South Carolina Budget and Control Board. ’87 BS Leah S. Ranke, chief operating officer for Saeli Ranke Group, received a certificate of appreciation from the Erie County Medical Society for her service to the medical community. ’88 BA Dean J. Kotlowski, PhD, professor of history at Salisbury University, received a Fulbright Scholar Award. During the spring 2016 semester, he will be the Fulbright-Botsiber Visiting Professor of Austrian-American Studies at the University of Salzburg, Austria. He also recently published his third book, titled Paul V. McNutt and the Age of FDR. ’88 BA James L. Lawicki II, a spine consultant for Medtronic Inc., was named to the Villa Maria College Board of Trustees.
’92 MPA, MBA ’98 Ellen R. Christy, consultant and trainer for secure Environment Solutions LLC, was named chair of the Western Division Federal Credit Union Board of Directors Supervisory Committee. ’92 BA, MS ’99, MS ’06 Anne Marie (Gainey) Dobies was promoted to assistant vice president and director of the Griff Center for Academic Engagement at Canisius College. She previously served as associate dean of students for student academic support services. Dobies is also the 2015 recipient of the Marilyn G.S. Watt Alumni Award, which recognizes an individual who exemplifies positive values in her career, family and community. ’92 BA Hon. Lenora B. Foote-Beavers, support magistrate for the Erie County Family Court, was honored at the Women in the Law Awards Luncheon, hosted by the Eighth Judicial District’s Gender and Racial Fairness Committee.
’97 BS, MBA ’99 Kelly M. (Creola) Close was promoted to administrative vice president for M&T Bank. She previously served as vice president.
’01 BA Richard R. Anderson Jr., an independent business consultant, was named to Buffalo Business First ’s “40 Under 40” award list.
’97 BA Jessie E. (Schnell) Fisher is the new executive director for Preservation Buffalo Niagara. She previously served as director of planning with Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper.
’01 MBA Peter F. Leonard was promoted to senior relationship manager and first vice president of corporate banking for First Niagara Financial Group. He previously served as vice president and corporate banking relationship manager.
’97 BA Tawana R. Lane is the new peer assistance and review consulting teacher for Prince George’s County Public School in Maryland. She previously served as a teacher for Oakland Elementary School. ’98 BA, MBAPA ’07 Joseph M. Cannon is a new bank officer and senior accountant for Evans Bank. He previously served as a CPA with Freed Maxick CPAs.
’02 BA Rev. James W. Kirkpatrick Jr. is the new pastor for St. Jude the Apostle Parish in North Tonawanda. He previously served as pastor of St. Padre Pio Parish.
’98 BS Jerilyn J. Hickey is the new chief development officer for the Girl Scouts of Western New York. She previously served as the senior director of major gifts for the American Red Cross.
’02 BA Kenneth R. Kraus was appointed town judge in the Town of Chili. He also serves as partner with Evans & Fox LLP.
’93 BA Lisa M. (Mineo) Mendoza, MD, a family practitioner with Kenmore Family Medicine, was named to the Independent Health Board of Directors.
’98 BA Audrey A. (Barr) Seeley, an attorney with Hurwitz & Fine PC, was named co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Department.
’94 BS Karen M. (Karaszewski) Antonelli, a partner with Chiampou Travis Besaw and Kershner LLP, was named president of the Construction Financial Management Association’s Niagara Frontier Board of Directors.
’99 MBA Suzanne M. (Meaney) Gannon is the new executive director of Optimum Physician Alliance. She previously served as the director of joint venture operations for HealthNow New York.
’90 BA Mary C. (Rappl) Bellanti was promoted to director of clinical pharmacy services for BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. She previously served as manager of clinical pharmacy services.
’94 MBA, MBAA ’95 Richard Johnson is the new senior compliance and risk manager with the Bank of Akron. He previously served as the senior compliance and risk manager at M&T Bank.
’90 BA Thomas J. Cannavo is the new financial consultant for AXA Advisors. He previously served as an attorney.
’94 BA Brenda B. Mikolajczak, a banking officer and retail sales leader for Evans Bank, was recognized as a 2015 Community Banking Hero at the annual Banking New York Conference and Community Bank Heroes Awards.
’89 BS William T. Hughes is a new partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the public sector practice. He previously served as founder and managing partner for MorganFranklin.
’91 BA Anthony J. Bellia Jr., the O’Toole Professor of Constitutional Law at Notre Dame Law School, delivered the 2015 Notre Dame Law School commencement address. He also received the 2015 Notre Dame Law School Distinguished Teaching Award for the third time. ’91 BA Thomas F. Hughes III, MD, a primary care physician, was named the new medical director for Optimum Physician Alliance LLC. ’91 BS Col. Joseph J. Martin, special operations action officer for the U.S. Army, earned his master’s degree in national resource strategy from the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School. His report, "Asher-Overhault Strategy for Al Qaeda: Associated Forces, Affiliates and Adherents,” received the Commandant’s Award for the best defense strategy paper. Martin will return to the Pentagon to work on the Joint Staff. ’92 BS David A. Arcara was appointed director for the newly-merged firm Arcara Zucarelli Lena & Straka CPAs. He previously served as a partner at his own firm, Arcara & Borczynski.
’95 MPA Richard C. Cleland is the new chief executive officer for the Erie County Medical Center. He previously served as the president and interim chief executive officer. ’95 BA Thomas A. Cumbo, MD, is the new vice president of medical affairs for Mount St. Mary’s Hospital and Health Center. He previously served as chief of the division of infectious disease and director of infection control at the Lewiston Hospital. ’96 MBA Sheila B. Caulfield was promoted to director of corporate recoveries for Independent Health. She previously served as manager of regulatory compliance. ’96 BA John F. O’Donnell Jr. was promoted to partner at Bolton-St. Johns, a government relations and public affairs firm. He previously served as senior vice president and director of communications. ’96 BS Danielle M. (Kneale) White was promoted to executive director of institutional advancement for Alfred State. She previously served as the director of annual giving.
’02 BA Jeffery C. Keller was promoted to manager of software engineering with SofTrek Corp. He previously served as team lead.
’99 BS Carrie A. (Gannon) Maciejewski was promoted to administrative vice president for M&T Bank. She previously served as vice president. ’99 BA Steven E. Molnar is the new senior credit analyst for Evans Bank. He previously served as a portfolio underwriter for small business with First Niagara Financial Group. ’99 BA, MBAPA ’11 Bryan J. Staniszewski, financial advisor for Lumsden and McCormick LLP, received his certified public accountant designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. ’99 BA Kevin F. Yost, an adjutant of the Ely-Fagan Squadron #1151 of the Sons of the American Legion in Henrietta, won honorable mention in the StevensConnors American Legion Post #1330’s essay contest titled “What Memorial Day Means to Me.”
’02 BA, MS ’04 Jennifer A. Meka earned a doctorate degree in early childhood education from the University at Buffalo. She was also promoted to assistant professor of psychiatry and humanities at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Meka previously served as director of the school’s Cognitive Skills Program. ’02 BS James R. Roaldi was promoted to administrative vice president of corporate finance for M&T Bank. He previously served as vice president. ’04 BA Chaunci N. Hinton was promoted to assistant director of the Statler Center at the Olmstead Center for Sight. She previously served as a career services counselor. ‘04 BS, MBA ’09 Daniel T. Spellman was promoted to manager of financial planning and analysis for U.S. Industrial Gas at Praxair Inc. He previously served as manager of general ledger accounting. ’06 BS, MS ’08 John F. Markiewicz was promoted to director of premium seating for the Florida Panthers Hockey Club. He previously served as senior manager of ticket sales. ’06 MS Jeanne M. (Sauberan) Myers, PhD, instructional designer and assistant professor at Erie Community College, earned a doctorate degree in educational leadership and policy from the University at Buffalo.
’00 BS Sean P. Bolin was promoted to administrative vice president for M&T Bank. He previously served as vice president.
’06 BS, MBA ’14 Jared Sedor joined Evans Bank as a new bank officer and senior credit analyst. He previously served as a commercial real estate and small business underwriter for First Niagara Financial Group.
’00 BS Joseph A. Lombardo was promoted to group vice president for retail banking with M&T Bank. He previously served as administrative vice president for banking loan processing.
’07 BA Joseph P. Heins, an associate at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, was named the “Up and Coming Attorney” at The Daily Record’s 2015 Excellence in Law Awards.
’00 MBA Col. Joseph P. Sullivan III is a new faculty member in the Department of National Security and Strategy for the U.S. Army War College. He previously served as a human resources officer.
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classnotes ’07 BS Joshua A. Merewether joined The Evans Agency as a company officer and commercial lines account executive. He previously served as staff accountant for Chiampou Travis Besaw and Kershner LLP. ’07 BA Lauren M. Woomer earned a doctorate degree in philosophy from Michigan State University and is now teaching at DePaul University in Chicago. ’08 BS Edward J. Kelley is a new lead consultant for Dixon Hughes Goodman in its risk advisory unit. He previously served as the assistant vice president of global operations for Citi. ’09 BA, MS ’11 Justin P. Baumgardner, foundation coordinator for the Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York Inc., was named to Buffalo Business First ’s “30 Under Thirty” award list. ’09 BS Vanessa S. (Zarcone) Hinderliter, director of finance for the Erie County Medical Center, was named to Buffalo Business First ’s “30 Under Thirty” award list. ’09 BS Megan M. Matty, a kindergarten teacher and team leader at Success Academy Harlem 4, received the 2015 Teacher Excellence Award from Success Academy Charter Schools. ’09 BS Cheryl (Petronio) Rang was promoted to sales executive in the Western region for Ingram Micro. She previously served as a sales representative.
2010s ’10 BA Mariel E. Bard recently joined the advertising agency of Crowley Webb as a proofreader. Bard previously served as an assistant editor for Prometheus Books. ’10 BS, MBAACC ’11 Anthony J. Gullo is the new senior consultant for real estate and infrastructure solutions at FTI Consulting Inc. in New York City. ’10 BA, MBA ’11 Joseph E. Robinson is a new senior credit analyst for Evans Bank. He previously served as vice president for corporate development with ColoCrossing.
’10 BS, MBA ’15 Mark R. Wolbert, director of business development for Excelsior Orthopaedics, was named to Buffalo Business First ’s “30 Under Thirty” award list. ’11 MS Samantha S. Calabrese, a senior academic advisor with the University at Buffalo, was named to Buffalo Business First ’s “30 Under Thirty” award list. ’11 BA Jeffrey Hartinger was promoted to senior manager of social media for HealthCorps, a non-profit based in New York City’s Financial District. He previously served as social media manager. ’11 BS, MS ’12 Alicia N. Officer is a new accountant with Freed Maxick CPAs. She previously served as a senior accountant and auditor for the city of Buffalo. ’11 MSED Jordan M. Reid received the First Generation Scholarship from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. ’11 BA Timothy D. Shubsda is a new financial consultant at the Buffalo branch of AXA Advisors. ’12 MBA Kevin P. McCormack was promoted to first vice president for First Niagara Financial Group. He previously served as director of treasury management and product management for small businesses. ’13 MBAPA Sean K. Umlauft, an accountant with Lougen, Valenti, Bookbinder & Weintraub, received his certified public accountant designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. ’13 MBA Krista R. (Vierthaler) Woods was appointed a senior accountant with Drescher & Malecki LLP. ’14 BS, MS ’15 Christopher Manhertz signed with the New Orleans Saints as a member of the NFL team’s practice squad. ’14 BS, MBAACC ’15 Zachary F. Ostroff is the new enterprise risk management internal auditor for Freed Maxick CPAs.
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IN MEMORIAM The spring/summer 2015 issue of Canisius College Magazine mistakenly included Ronald S. Karwick Jr. ’80 and Linda F. (Fabrizi) Lounsbury ’83 in the “In Memoriam” column. The editors extend their sincerest apologies for this egregious error. Glen W. Meyers ’41 May 6, 2015
Richard J. Paulus ’55 June 28, 2015
Robert J. Hellerer ’43 June 10, 2015
Richard C. Crotty ’56 July 15, 2015
Louis J. Russo ’43 April 10, 2015
Clara P. (Zablotny) Finnegan MSED ’56 May 16, 2015
Louis E. Varadi ’46 April 19, 2015 James G. Burke ’48 April 22, 2015 Eugene E. Cisek ’48, MD October 11, 2014 Bernard Saumby ’48 June 12, 2015 William F. Callahan ’49 March 20, 2015 John G. Wick ’49 April 16, 2015 John E. Barnes ’50 July 8, 2015 Alvah T. Connolly ’50 June 24, 2015 Elaine B. (Brady) Donley MS ’50 April 3, 2015
Frederick J. Roeder ’56 November 24, 2014 Joseph R. Scandurra ’56 June 28, 2015 Richard A. Herrmann ’58 July 1, 2015 Joseph J. Keohane ’58 March 31, 2015 Patrick R. Pujolas ’58 July 7, 2015 Phillip A. Thielman ’58 June 3, 2015
Carole D. Strassheim MSED ’70 July 6, 2015 Charles E. Badding Jr. ’72 July 6, 2015 William J. Schoeffield ’72, MS ’74 March 3, 2015 Gary W. Bungo ’73 July 1, 2015 Robert J. Steffan ’73 December 25, 2014 Marion R. Glawatz MSED ’75 April 6, 2015 Stephen J. Quigley ’75 April 30, 2015 Dominic L. Zaccaria ’75 July 5, 2015
Thomas F. Wolfe ’58 June 18, 2015
Sr. Mary Grace J. Riccardelli MS ’76 June 13, 2015
Martin P. Attea ’59 June 2, 2015
Daisy L. Royster ’76 June 9, 2015
Charles M. Bonasera ’59 April 24, 2015
David O. Parish ’78, MBA ’84 July 12, 2015
Anna Gach MSED ’50 May 25, 2015
James W. Rider ’59 June 28, 2015
Robert A. MacKinnon ’50, MS ’62 July 7, 2015
Robert Napierala ’61 June 2, 2015
Sr. Mary Anne A. Brawley MS ’79 June 6, 2015
William R. Broderick ’62 May 16, 2015
Richard C. Wieand ’81 April 22, 2015
J. Thomas Chester Jr. ’63 May 26, 2015
Paul A. Sweeney ’82 June 9, 2015
Frank R. Doino MSED ’63 January 6, 2015
Christine A. Sattelberg ’87 May 31, 2015
Joseph P. Feeley MSED ’63 May 21, 2015
Theresa A. Privitera ’90 April 30, 2015
Vincent J. Brown Jr. ’51 April 23, 2015 Hon. John P. Callanan Sr. ’51 June 25, 2015 Paul F. Forsyth ’51, MSED ’53 April 4, 2015 John J. Murray ’51 June 23, 2015
Renee D. (Gauthier) Day ’91 April 9, 2015
Wayne R. Reilly ’51 July 14, 2014
Virginia M. (Crehan) Haroney MSED ’64 July 1, 2015
Horace V. Bellanca ’52 April 3, 2015
William H. Curran ’65 June 16, 2015
Eugene J. Burke ’52 April 16, 2015
John A. MacDonald ’66 June 24, 2015
Russell T. Perla ’52 May 1, 2015
Warren W. Herrgott ’67 June 15, 2015
Timothy K. Curci MBAA ’97 April 12, 2015
Eugene L. Pike ’52 May 2, 2015
Vincent A. Griffin Jr. ’68 May 25, 2015
Lori E. Gibson MS ’97 April 12, 2015
Dennis P. Heimback ’53, MD May 22, 2015
Nancy B. (Berg) Siska MS ’68 May 31, 2015
Teresa M. (Winship) Baker MS ’04 May 17, 2015
Louis J. Harasty ’54 March 1, 2015
George M. Kenny ’69 March 4, 2015
Nathan A. White ’06 June 21, 2015
C. James O’Donnell ’54 June 23, 2015
Agnes R. Walsh MSED ’69 July 9, 2015
Morgan A. Harre ’10 April 8, 2015
David J. Karam ’55 June 26, 2015
Bert C. Rizzo ’70 July 2, 2015
Darrin R. Power ’13 June 27, 2015
Rosalind G. Keicher ’91, MPA ’96 April 30, 2015 Carol L. Roche MSED ’91 June 17, 2015
Danielle P. (Leonardis) Behringer ’08 and Mark Behringer, a son, Luca Angelo, born March 16, 2015
Jennifer M. Kick Teeter ‘02, DO and Scott N. Teeter ‘02, MS ‘04, a daughter, Olivia Marie, born March 21, 2015
Nicole M. (Bzibziak) Bodemer MBAPA ’08 and Andrew Bodemer, a son, Oliver Lawrence, born January 19, 2015
Mikal J. Krueger ’00 and Emily Krueger, a son, Cullen Mikal, born January 30, 2015
Emilie A. (Hinkle) Cavallari ’10 and Robert F. Cavallari Jr. ’09, MBAACC ’10, a daughter, Kelsey Angela, born February 6, 2015 Amanda E. (Breidenstein) Cole ’05, MSED ’07 and Christopher M. Cole ’02, MS ’07, a daughter, Riley Anna, born October 28, 2014 Melissa M. (McMullem) Crangle ’05 and John J. Crangle ’03, a son, Jude Griffin, born May 20, 2015 Therese (Angilella) Hickok Fuerst ’96 and Aaron Fuerst, a son, Jacob Anthony, born November 17, 2014 Jennifer C. (Munkelt) Hofmann ’99 and Adam W. Hofmann ’00, twin sons, James Dedalus and Ryan Foster, born January 29, 2015
Allison A. (Kasperczyk) Leberer ’07 and Drew Leberer ’07, a daughter, Claire Alexandra, born April 15, 2015 Stacey L. Moar ’06 and Daniel B. Moar ’04, a daughter, Juliette Elizabeth, born on March 18, 2015 John F. O’Donnell ’96 and Marina O’Donnell, a son, Thomas John, born April 17, 2015 Cassie J. (Peglow) Wachowiak ’07, MBA ’10 and Mark N. Wachowiak ’07, a son, Anderson Mark, born May 21, 2015 Joseph B. Walters ’04 and Leanne Walters, a son, Charles Joseph, born April 22, 2015 Katherine A. (Guidie) Zoratti ’01, MS ’04, MBA ’10 and Anthony D. Zoratti ’99, a son, Alexander Joseph, born May 9, 2015
Sarah A. Blarr ’09 and Daniel J. Michalek ’08 November 7, 2014
Ryan M. Glaser ’06 and Molly DiBlasi September 27, 2014
*Megan E. Brenner ’10 and Jason A. Zwara ’08 June 6, 2015
*Kaitlin M. Gould ’11 and Kevin M. Valletta ’11 May 2, 2015
*Haley M. Burakowski ’08 and Mark Warren July 25, 2015
*Aileen M. Hoak ’05 and Kevin Lange June 27, 2015
Meghan E. Butters ’07 and Nathan Honser June 13, 2015
*Emily B. Hornung ’09, MSED ’10 and Michael Horan June 6, 2015
*Emily A. Comfort ’08, MBAACC ’09 and Jack Trostle June 27, 2015
*Kristin N. Juergens ’10, MS ’12 and Martin Tonge July 11, 2015
*Danielle S. Donner ’11 and Alexander J. Eadie ’11 April 25, 2015
*Melissa R. LaMastra ’10, MSED ’13 and Shawn Widdon May 24, 2015
*Robert Duggan ’09, MSED ’11 and Alexandra Galbo July 18, 2015
*Tamara J. Manikoski ’07, MSED ’12 and Robert E. Bingel ’02 June 20, 2015
Bridget D. Farrell ’12, MS ’13 and Ryan P. Hayes ’08 July 3, 2015
*Caitlin R. McAneney ’12 and Davidlee Klimchuk ’12 July 17, 2015
*Robyn L. Fiebelkorn ’04 and Ian DiPaola June 20, 2015
*Shaun J. McFadden and Dara Watkins May 23, 2015
*Abigail V. Fronckowiak ’14 and Robert McMillan July 25, 2015
*Carrie A. Rybczynski ’14 and Cory M. Young ’15 July 18, 2015 Alex Schneckenberger ’14 and Clair Wisniewski April 18, 2015
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Juliana Bettina A daughter born to Katherine M. (Seyler) Leonardis ’03 and Nicholas E. Leonardis ’05, on May 11, 2015
Krista M. Sofonia ‘98 and Justin Miller January 30, 2015 *Katherine J. Sullivan ’05 and Kai-Jae Wang May 30, 2015 Cheryl L. Twaragowski ’05 and Adam Moss November 8, 2014 Joshua M. Wroblewsi ’09 and Clara Davis May 16, 2015
*Indicates married in Christ the King Chapel
Canisius College takes pride in its alumni, and joyfully shares the news of their lives and achievements. Supportive of our Catholic Church’s teachings, publication of announcements provided to us by our alumni does not necessarily imply an endorsement by Canisius College.
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Annual Report of Donors
In this issue of Canisius Magazine, the college is proud to recognize the generous individuals, corporations and foundations that made philanthropic gifts to Canisius during fiscal year 2014-2015. We sincerely appreciate this support.
Thanks to your generosity, gifts to Canisius totaled $7,442,270.
Canisius Fund $3,143,184.00 Endowment $3,624,437.00 Capital $674,649.00 TOTAL $7,442,270.00
Every year, thousands of alumni and friends support the college with gifts to our Canisius Fund and 2014-2015 was no exception. Thanks to your overwhelming generosity and loyalty, the college’s annual fundraising campaign took in more than $3 million. The Canisius Fund supports virtually every corner of the college – our students, faculty and programs. It also provides Canisius with the financial wherewithal and flexibility to give students a transformational education, and prepare them for lives of service and accomplishment. The 2014-2015 year also saw the establishment of 11 new endowed scholarships and funds. Additionally, the total market value of the Canisius endowment rose 5.8 percent, from the previous year, to $110 million. Endowed funds for scholarships, academic programs and professorships provide a dependable source of income, year after year, for students and designated programs. Private support of Canisius plays a critical role in the continued strength of the college and as such, the participation in the Canisius Fund, of as many alumni as possible, is our goal. Not only does a high participation rate translate into valuable financial support of the college, it improves our rankings in U.S. News & World Report and conveys an important message to potential funders.
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING CANISIUS COLLEGE Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in the compilation of these donor lists. Unfortunately, errors and omissions can sometimes occur. Should your name be misspelled, listed incorrectly or omitted, please accept our sincere apologies. Please direct your inquiries to Katherine Huck, director of advancement services, at 716-8888211 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to everyone listed in this year’s giving report. Your generosity is exemplary and we cannot thank you enough for making Canisius a philanthropic priority. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference and ensures that Canisius remains the extraordinary place that we love.
This report reflects: All levels of donor support for annual, capital and/or endowment purposes, received by Canisius College from June 1, 2014 through and including May 31, 2015.
On behalf of Canisius College, our sincerest thank you.
In each listing, corporate matching gifts, where applicable, are included as part of the donor’s contribution.
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Asterisks (*) denote deceased donors.
2015 Leadership Society Members Members of the Leadership Society, listed below, supported Canisius with gifts and pledge payments that totaled various levels during the 2015 fiscal year (June 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015). *Deceased as of August 15, 2015 CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE
1870 FOUNDER’S CLUB
($10,000 - $24,999)
Larry Jr. ’71 & Susan C. Aiello Thomas R. Jr. HON ’10 & Judy Beecher Martin J. ’79 & Sarah B. Berardi Scott Bieler Alfred C. Boyd Jr. ’51, PhD* William F. Brown Jr. ’44* Catherine M. ’72, HON ’15 & Francis Burzik Edward B. ’69 & Victoria H. Carey Joseph Jerry ’55, HON ’94 & Barbara Castiglia John A. ’57, MSEd ’75 & Sally Christiano Nelson D. ’67 & Patricia Civello Franklin G. Downing HON ’11* Robert J. Fierle* First Niagara Thomas Griffin, MD Amy J. Habib MS ’63 President John J. ’78 & Maureen O. Hurley William E. Leising ’72* Jon L. HON ’14 & Sharon Luther M&T Bank Carl J. ’64, HON ’04 & Carol Ann Montante Ernestine J. Neurohr* Richard C. ’68 & Karen E. Penfold Prentice Family Foundation Ralph C. Wilson Foundation Wayne R. ’51* & Helen C. Reilly Rev. Eldon K. Somers ’41 Sovran Foundation for a Better WNY at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Keith & Leslie Stube Edward J. ’65 & Mary Jane Szczesniak Ralph C. Wilson Jr. HON ’91* Gerald Zon ’67 & Victoria Boyd
Talal HON ’88 & Nuha Abu-Ghazaleh Frederick G. Attea ’61 Dr. & Mrs. Christopher J. Bartolone Norbert A. & Diana Bennett Canisius Jesuit Community Inc. R. Carlos ’56, HON ’81 & Virginia Carballada Eileen & Rupert Warren Charitable Fund, administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo John R. ’72 & Patricia Z. ’74, MS ’01 Connolly John P. Courtney ’58 Gary M. ’75 & Joan M. Crosby Mark J. MBA ’91 & Elizabeth A. Czarnecki James A. ’80 & Susan M. ’82 Dobmeier Suzanne C. ’85 & Michael C. Eberhard Mark G. Evans ’83 Angelo ’66, PhD & Carol Fatta Follett Higher Education Group Anthony B. Habib ’95 & Becky A. Machado MSEd ’97 Paul M. Jr. ’62, HON ’14 & Suellen M. Hassett Joseph M. Hassett ’64, PhD & Carol A. Melton Honeywell International Inc. Independent Health Edward J. Kikta Jr. MS ’72, PhD Ernest S. LaFranier Lavelle Fund for the Blind Inc. Patrick P. HON ’99 & Cynthia R. Lee
Christine M. Licata ’67, MS ’71, EdD & Barry R. Culhane, EdD Jean Maday Hon. Anthony M. ’69, HON ’96 & Kathleen Masiello James E. McGoldrick ’81 Michael R. ’65, HON ’96 & Elizabeth Monin Reginald B. HON ’97 & Carol Newman NOCO Energy Corporation Anne A. Porreca ’66, MS ’69 Ronald A. ’90 & Melissa Raccuia Michael J. Ryan ’64 Michael ’63 & Christine Ryan David M. ’90 & Marjorie M. ’99 Schmidt Maureen T. Schmitt Joanne M. Schwartzott ’69 Scott Electric Foundation Inc. Kathleen H. Seibel John L. ’61, HON ’96 & Bonnie Strauss Dennis F. ’74, HON ’11 & Amanda J. Strigl Time Warner Cable Wm. Dennis ’72 & Corinne Toole Patricia A. Toole James H. Warnes ’74 & Philip C. Heavey West Herr Automotive Group Inc. Brummitte D. Wilson ’72, MD Morton H. ’66 & Carol Wittlin Sharon A. Wurster ’69* Edward M. ’47, MD & Marie Zehler
PETER CANISIUS FELLOWS
($5,000 - $9,999)
The names of Leadership Society members appear as they were furnished to Canisius College for publication purposes.
Philip J. ’76, MD, MSHA & Donna Aliotta Michael A. & Ginny Amico John D. Bartels ’52, MD* & Barbara K. Bartels Joseph F. Sr. ’54 & Shirley J. Basil Mary K. ’14 & Gary Britton The Buffalo News Chartwells Educational Dining Services Harry S. Colburn Jr. ’65 Anthony J. Jr. ’55 & Carmela M. HON ’88 Colucci
ComDoc Inc. Terry ’68 & Peggy Connors Paul T. ’94 & Jennifer ’97 Courtney Eileen C. Crotty Sendor ’78 & Donald R. Sendor Joanne C. (Kostecky) ’70 & A. James Dearlove Jamie E. DePeau ’81 & Donald Delzio Brian Dolan ’88 Joseph P. MBAA ’92 & Nora L. Dunleavy George J. ’68 & Christina B. Eberl Frank L. ’67, MS ’75, MBA ’78 & Mary H. ’88 Eberl C ANI SIUS COLLEGE M AGA ZINE • FALL 2015 |
Ronald J. ’65, MD & Donna Eckert Thomas R. ’75 & Carol A. Emmerling Michael A. Jr. ’79 & Ann Marie ’79 Ervolina Joseph L. Fischer ’84 William J. ’69 & Patricia Frederick Donald J. Gaffney The Galasso Foundation Robert J. ’58 & Kay Gareis Gerda A. Gassman Edward C. ’54 & Eleanore A. Gelia Carmen D. ’68 & Patricia Gentile Richard N. Jr. ’84, MD & Susan Gilbert Albert E. ’85 & Noura S. Gress Richard F. ’54, HON ’14 & Jane F. HON ’14 Griffin Glenn H. ’51 & Marcia Grundtisch Mark J. Grundtisch Carmen F. ’59 & Barbara Gullo William J. & Kathleen Hochul Hodgson Russ LLP Sr. Janet M. Holzer ’49 William N. Jr. & Frances Hudson Ronald J. ’63, PhD & Marilyn Huefner Joan C. Hurley James Holmes & Patricia A. Hutton, PhD
Stephen F. ’82, MBA ’87 & Karen M. ’82 Jackson Joseph H. ’77 & Dolores E. Johnston Maria T. ’79 & Boyd M. Kardash Christopher M. ’83 & Christine Kelly Annette M. Koch Elizabeth N. Kolber MS ’72 Paul J. ’75 & Nancy B. Kolkmeyer Raymond J. Kubiak ’79 Joseph P. Lafornara ’64, PhD Lawley Donald T. ’70, MBA ’74 & Kimberly Lynch Rocco J. Maggiotto ’72, MBA ’79 & Kathleen M. Fisher Pamela J. Meadows ’93 Joseph P. MBA ’77 & Anne MS ’71 Michael National Society of Leadership & Success Network of Religious Communities Patrick S. ’75 & Edwina H. O’Keefe Michael J. O’Leary ’95 Brian J. ’67 & Candace O’Mara Phillips Lytle LLP Thomas C. ’71, MBA ’76 & Marie Playford Marya J. Propis ’91 Rich Family Foundation
Rich Products Corporation Roswell Park Cancer Institute James J. Rzad ’70, MBA ’75 Elizabeth R. MSEd ’11 & Robert E. Jr. Sadler Carmelo A. ’51 & Lynn Scaccia Mrs. Arthur J. Schaefer James E. ’68, PhD & Nanci L. Sherwood Thomas G. Smith ’71 & Louise Spinelli Paul L. Sr. HON ’71 & Marie Snyder Sovran Self Storage Inc. Frank J. MS ’15 & Rebecca M. Sparacino Daniel W. ’79, HON ’08 & Mary Stanton Towne Automotive Group Peter R. Jr. ’64 & Judith Travers Thomas E. Twist ’57* Dimitri J. & Betty Tzetzo Lawrence J. ’77 & Jeanne Vilardo Vincent & Harriet Palisano Foundation Eugene P. & Carole Vukelic Richard A. ’78, PhD & Terry M. ’85, MS ’91 Wall Donald P. ’78 & Nancy W. ’78, MBA ’85 Ware Lee C. ’79 & Julie T. Wortham Robert E. ’56 & Mary Lou Yoviene
leadershipsociety Vital Support Mark Lema ’71 challenges alumni to support Science Hall Mark J. Lema ’71, MD, PhD, Buffalo’s eminent anesthesiologist, plays a vital role in cultivating Canisius’ next generation of medical professionals. Lema is a founding member and chair of the college’s Medical Advisory Board, a group of more than 40 medical professionals (nearly all of whom are Canisius alumni) who engage pre-med students in a myriad of medical experiences and specialties. Lema, along with vice chair James Budny ‘70, MD, also initiated the board’s Medical Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund, which alleviates students’ financial obligations so they may focus solely on their studies. “Our goal is to ensure that Canisius students are among the most attractive and relevant applicants to medical admissions committees,” Lema says. He proudly notes that nearly 90 percent of Canisius’ pre-med students are accepted into the medical schools of their choice.* Lema is now challenging alma mater’s nearly 1,000 physicians and healthcare providers to support the future of science and medicine at Canisius with a gift to Science Hall. The college seeks to raise $35 million to complete the second and third floors of the college’s interdisciplinary science building. “Today’s medical field is not just anatomy and physiology; it is biologists, chemists, computer scientists and mathematicians all working together to prevent disease and contribute to the care of patients,” adds Lema. “A gift to Science Hall is a rare opportunity for medical alumni to support an initiative that is sure to pay dividends for Canisius students, just as Buffalo’s medical corridor begins to take shape.” Photography: Sandra Kieman
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Anonymous (7) 43 x 79 Group Teresa M. Amabile ’72, HON ’97, PhD & Steven Kramer, PhD James P. ’78, MD & Katherine L. Bartels Brian J. Bauer ’76, MD John G. Berger Jr. Richard P. Beyer ’68, MBA ’77 James Jr. & Rosemary Biddle Bieler Janitorial Services Kurt C. Bingeman ’71 Timothy E. ’67 & Florence Blewett Suzanne B. Boyer Gerard ’70 & William F. Gerard William E. ’78 & Darlene S. Breeser A. Laura Brosnahan Joseph G. Brown ’55 Buffalo Bills Inc. Buffalo Sabres CannonDesign Albert P. Cavallari ’81, DDS & Amy Bryan, DDS Ellen O. Conley, PhD Vito & Vitalina Cuddemi Patrick J. Cunningham ’59 Curbell Inc. Peter M. Cuviello ’69 Bonnie L. ’87 & Matthew, MD, Cywinski Dan & Flavia Gernatt Family Foundation DeSpirt Foundation Inc. Kimberly A. ’95 & Eric J. DeTrask James R. ’84 & Cheryl Deuschle Hon. Mary Grace Diehl ’74 & Michael Jablonski Linda A. Dobmeier MBA ’83 Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick ’91 & James J. Rooney Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo Kenneth D. & Judith S. Fuller Petrina V. Genco ’70, PhD Robert M. ’68 & Esther Glaser Robert M. ’66, HON ’05 & Catherine E. ’72 Greene J. Patrick & Rebecca Greenwald Marita Haas Brendan M. ’88 & Amy A. ’89 Harrington Thomas E. ’73, DDS & Marsha Hartnett Michael P. Healy ’70 & Beth Shuster Mark C. Herlson ’65, DDS Marie E. Hojnacki ’83, PhD & Garrett A. Sullivan Jr., PhD James E. MBA ’95 & Diana Iglewski Mark & Michelle Ingram
Marilyn Jerussi Kenneth L. & Katherine G. Koessler Family Foundation Inc. Kenneth L. Jr. & Paula Koessler Ellen T. ’81 & John W. III Koessler Robert L. ’60, PhD & Ann E. Kuczkowski Mark J. ’71, MD, PhD & Suzanne Lema Denis E. ’62 & Mary Ellen Loncto Stephen T. LoVullo ’74 Leo M. Jr. ’51 & Ellinor Lynett Donald I. MacDavid* Dennis C. ’63, MBA ’75 & Mary Jo Macro Vincent J. Sr. ’68, MBA ’77 & Patricia A. Mancuso David J. ’63, PhD & Winifred Manzo Kevin M. ’75 & Barbara Marmion James H. III ’71 & Sharon M. McCabe William J. McDermott & Joann Gertler McDermott Joseph D. & Penelope W. McDonald Edward W. McGrogan ’88 & Ann M. Zmuda ’87, DPM Raymond G. ’60 & Judith McGuire James E. Jr. ’68, MS ’97 & Dorothy H. McNicholas Michael J. ’91 & Alejandra C. Montante William C. ’68 & Patricia A. ’88, MSEd ’93 Moore Chester S. Moyer ’70 & Therese M. Gorman ’72 Raymond E. Jr. ’54 & Patricia A. Naber National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation National Fuel Gas Corporation Donald F. & Barbara L. Newman Michael F. ’90, MBA ’99 & Marcy Newman James B. Nonnengard ’82 Timothy M. ’64 & Kathleen O’Mara Thomas H. O’Neill Jr. ’63 & Hon. Nancy Naples O’Neill HON ’02 Stanley F. & Patricia M. Phillips William & Eileen A. Polian Richard P. Powers ’63 Resetarits Construction Corporation Hon. Walter L. Jr. ’64 & Mary Ann Rooth John P. ’72 & Mary Ellen Roszkowski Catherine M. Scanlon ’94 Schutte Buffalo Hammermill LLC William J. Jr. ’78 & Maureen A. ’78 Schwab Gary J. ’66 & Beth Schwarzmueller Maria B. Scrivani ’76 & John Lipsitz Joseph G. ’54 & Kathleen H. Scully Lawrence D. ’64, MBA ’72 & Donna W. MS ’73 Seymour Walter G. HON ’13, PhD & Mary Louise Sharrow
Richard A., PhD & Linda B. Shick Diane M. ’75 & Martin J. Skrip Peter G. II ’81 & Peggy Lillis ’81 Snajczuk Frank E. ’65 & Elizabeth Swiatek Uniland Development Company Thomas J. Vogel ’83, PhD, CPA Wells Fargo Foundation Richard I. Jr. ’79 & Sara Werder Ken ’69 & Elizabeth Wilson Robert W. Wunsch Jr. ’76 Laura A. Montante-Zaepfel ’86 Christopher ’90 & Leslie Zarra President’s C o u ncil Me m b e rs
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Anonymous (12) AAA of Western & Central New York Myles M. ’03, MBAACC ’04 & Karen P. ’03 Abbott Abbott Ceiling & Wall Inc. W. Andrew Achenbaum John S. Adamski ADPRO Sports Jack E. ’70 & Christine Anderson Antone F. (Joe) Alber, PhD & Mary Beth Karr, PhD Allied Mechanical Inc. Alpha Sigma Nu F. Rene ’62 & Naida L. Alvarez Andy Anselmo ’45 Maria G. ’79 & Michael C. Arena Craig R. ’87 & Melany J. Arrison Allyson D. Backstrom, PhD Victor G. ’57, PhD & Nancy Badding Charles E. Balbach Robert D. ’59, DDS & Mary Lou Balcerak Timothy P. ’81 & Linda ’84 Balkin John E. ’81 & Anita M. Ballow Douglas A. & Jane T. Bangert Jason K. ’00, MD & Nicole J. ’00, MD, Barker Kevin J. ’78, MD & Elizabeth A. ’78, MD, Barlog Barrantys LLC Edward K. ’76, MD PC & Nadine W. ’76, MBA ’84 Bartels Mary J. (Heubusch) ’80, MBA ’85 & Daniel E. Bartels Christopher J. ’86, MD & Amelia G., MD, Bartels Noel E. ’54 & Jeanne Bartlo Judy A. ’83 & David Bassanello Thomas J. MBA ’88 & Diane M. Bassanello Paul A. Battaglia ’69 C ANI SIUS COLLEGE M AGA ZINE • FALL 2015 |
Richard G. ’79, MD & Sharon Battaglia Peter L. ’86 & Ame Beanland Charitable Gift Fund James J. & Linda M. Beardi Dr. John P. Belbas ’82, DDS Carl F. ’64 & Nora E. Bellavia Anthony J. Bellia Sr. Eugene L. ’47, MS ’49, MD & Rose Marie Beltrami Ricky & Susan Bender Marco F. & Laura L. Benedetti James R. Benzinger ’48, MS ’54 Rosanna Berardi ’94 Sean L. ’02, PhD & Rebecca J. ’02, PhD, Berry Janet R. MS ’03 & David S. Bevilacqua Joginder N., MD & Vedi Bhayana Dennis W. ’68, PhD & Marsha Bialaszewski Joseph F. Bieron ’59, MS ’61, PhD Paul J. Blake ’65 Daniel S. ’80 & Susan Blake Richard N. Blewett ’48 Col. (Ret.) Daniel J. ’69 & Barbara A. Boccolucci David R. ’83 & Melissa Bolz Catherine A. Bolz ’85, MBA ’90 Jill K. ’82 & Keith N. Bond Christopher ’95 & Glory A. Bopst Robert A. ’68 & Josita C. ’68 Borysko Owen G. Bossman MBA ’98, MD Donald K. Boswell HON ’12 Leo A. ’56 & Ann Q. Bradley Thomas F. ’63, PhD & Janet Brady Erik L. Brady ’76 & Carol A. Stevens Craig R. ’89 & Sara Brandon Jean Briggs Michaels Stephen R. Bubar ’93 & Amelia H. Lyons ’93, PhD Timothy J. Bubar ’91 James L. ’70, MD & Pamela E. ’98 Budny R. Eric ’80 & LuAnn M. ’79 Burghardt Margaret A. & Robert Burkard Anthony B. & Rose F. Buscaglia Enrico ’90, MD & Lisa M. ’90 Caiola Joseph J. Callanan ’60, MD Shawn B. ’92 & Gail C. Carmody Joseph R. ’80 & Cathleen S. ’81 Casacci Rudolph R. ’50 & Ann Casarsa Thomas J. Jr. ’77 & Judith R. ’80, MS ’08 Caserta Charles Cassetta ’84 Gregory J. Castiglia, MD & Valerie Zingapan, MD Anthony P. Catalano ’76 Thomas J. Caulfield ’54, MS ’62, EdD James L. ’65, MD & Kathleen Cavalieri 28
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Robert F. ’80 & Donna M. ’82 Cavallari Ann E. ’74 & Daniel Celani Anna Marie R. ’75 & Ross Cellino Michael G. ’83 & Kathleen A. Christiano Paul J. Cienki ’79 & Suzanne McGee Cienki Frank L. Ciminelli Family Foundation James A. ’87 & Martha Cipriani David K. Donaldson Jr. & Dianna Civello James E. ’62 & Josephine Clyde Jerome Coffey ’62, PhD Cohen & Lombardo PC J. Michael ’57, HON ’78 & Marilyn A. Collins William M. & Donna Collins Mary Theresa A. (Terri) Colson ’77 Columbus McKinnon Corporation Daniel T. Comerford Jr. ’72 John P. & Hope P. Comerford David & Debbie Conacher Joseph B. ’54 & Taine Conboy Thomas P. ’71, MA ’74 & Rosemary A. Connelly Vincent A. ’60, MS ’64 & Sandra Coppola Michael N. Coppola ’70 Ralph A. ’70 & Suzanne Coppola Jack Coppola ’75 Thomas A. Corless ’61 Carol G. MS ’79, MBA ’82 & Edward C. Corr Hon. Nelson H. ’63 & Bonnie Cosgrove Craig J. ’67 & Mary Anne Costanzo David R. Costello, PhD Jeffrey H. Couchman ’94 & Jennifer R. O’Connell Couchman ’97 Richard F. Courtney ’78 Thomas P. ’77 & Madeline D. ’77 Coyne Salvatrice A. Cramer MS ’69, MS ’83 Richard F. ’72 & JoEllen Cronin Joseph J. Crotty ’69 George F. & Mary A. Crowe Michael J. ’75, MBA ’83 & Kathleen Cubera William H. Curran ’65* James J. Cusimano ’62 Gary J. ’76 & Christine A. MSEd ’93, MS ’05 Cutler Thomas S. ’58 & Stephany L. Czosnowski Gerald E. ’64, MD & Dorothy P. Daigler William F. ’67 & Catherine D’Anza Michael P. ’60 & Lynda M. Davis Cathy A. Goedde Michael W. Rolanti & Kathleen B. Davis John P. ’61 & Patricia Dee Richard P. ’58 & Mary Delaney Deloitte & Touche LLP Michael J. DeLuca Thomas M. ’71 & Joan DeNisco Ltc. (Ret.) Robert F. Dickerson, USA
M. Jane Dickman ’46, HON ’82 Joseph E. (Jed) Dietrich ’64, MS ’92 & Kathleen N. Dietrich MS ’75 David B. ’57, PhD & Ruth Dietz Deborah A. DiMatteo MBA ’88 Thomas E. ’67 & Judy C. Dinan Thomas J. ’51 & Joan DiPasquale Annette M. Dispenza-Kajtoch ’88, MBA ’90 & Gary A. Kajtoch Richard A. DiVita Sr. ’55 Eric M. MSEd ’99 & Anne Marie ’92, MS ’99, MS ’06 Dobies Robert M. Dobmeier Jr. ’68 Dennis J. ’68 & Pat Dombek J. Patrick ’58 & Marcia A. Donlon Jeffrey T. ’72 & Jeanne R. Dorn Andrew W. Jr. MBA ’76 & Teresa M. MS ’75 Dorn John W. ’67 & Barbara D. Dorn Dennis J. ’63 & Eileen M. Dougherty Dreman Foundation Inc. Paul J. ’79 & Ruthanne M. ’79 Dreschler DuPont Company James F. ’66, MS ’77 & Gayle L. MS ’77 Eagan Nora Eberl Plizga ’92 & Matthew J. Plizga, PE Michael J. MBA ’12, DO & Elizabeth A. ’87 Edbauer Joseph R. ’87 & Tricia Emhof Eric Mower & Associates Inc. Erie Community College Richard H. Escobales Jr., PhD Amanda C. Evans ’73 Evans Bank Gary M. & Suzan Everett Ronald J. ’66 & Roseann M. Failla Dennis J. ’64 & Kathleen Fallon Sebastian S. ’58, MD & Jo Ellen Fasanello Gregory L. & Josephine A. Feary Gregory D. ’97 & Michelle Fein Ferguson Electric Fire Safety Systems Inc. First Niagara Risk Management Inc. Donald R. & Denise B. Fishback Nicholas Fiume ’01 James J. Foley ’51, MS ’60 Lenora B. Foote Deborah A. Forczek ’73 Frank J. Jr. ’82 & Michele Forkl Blair W. & Margaret M. Foster Shelley Francolini Maher ’73 & Brian A. Maher David M. ’80 & Carolyn B. ’80 Frank Laurence W., PhD & Eileen F. Franz Bertram F. Frederick ’58, MS ’66
Thomas W. Fritton Jr. ’84 & Audrey Manley Elizabeth Gabiaun Paul & Kathleen Gasiewicz Nancy J. Gassman, PhD Brian Gasuik William C. ’62 & Rita Gates Kevin M. Gavin ’90, MBA ’98 Charles Gelia Jr. ’43, MA ’50 General Mills Inc. General Motors Powertrain Great Lakes Health Thomas E. Greenwald ’82 & Mary Perna Greenwald ’84, MBA ’96 Frederick A. ’53 & Casey Griffen Lawrence W. Grogan Jr. ’52 Joseph J. ’60 & Carole Gutt Gerard R. Haas ’52 Robert J. ’47, MD & Dorothy Hall Cary J. MBA ’86 & Melissa Haller Paul J. ’69, MBA ’73 & Barbara M. ’72 Harder Ray Harman Daniel J. Hart ’98, DO Paul V. MBA ’88 & Patricia A. ’83, MBA ’86 Hartigan Nancy W. ’83 & Joseph Hartnett Dennis P. ’96 & Erin H. MS ’11 Hartnett John B. ’68 & Rose Hassett Joseph J. Hausbeck ’65 & Rosemary Blando Dorothy Hausle Patrick R. Hayes ’72, MD & Karen A. Glasgow, MD James P. Hayes ’86 HealthNow New York Inc. Richard C. ’66 & Patricia Heffern Craig C. Henderson ’00 & Nina M. Mang Henderson ’99 John P. Jr. ’70 & Eileen Herlihy Steven P. ’79, MD & Jane M. Herman John J. ’90 & Lisa M. ’91 Herman Hugh H. Jr. ’52 & Marianne Higgins Mark P. Higgins Andrew D. W. Hill ’86 & Susan M. Liberski, MD Robert J. ’67 & Mary Ann Hoag Paul C. ’87 & Lisa Bieron ’87 Hoffman David W. ’86 & Amy E. ’82 Hoffman John B. ’51 & Cornelia K. Hogan Phyllis A. Horton MS ’65 William J. ’50, MD & Mary Jane Howard Jack ’66 & Kathleen Hunt Daniel N. ’75 & Judy Hurley Martin F. ’63 & Patricia Idzik IMMCO Diagnostics Inc. Joseph P. ’89 & Elizabeth Ivers Pamela R. Jacobs-Vogt
Robert E. Jagodzinski ’76, MBA ’05 Mark R. ’92, MD & Beth Jajkowski William I., MD & Genevieve L., PhD, James Ronald L. ’63 & Sandra Jaros Ralph M. MBA ’92 & Linda S. Jeswald LeRoi C. Johnson ’71 Willie C. Jordan III ’93 Dorothy “Dee” Josef MS ’72 Katherine K. Juhasz HON ’04 Margie Kam ’71 Camille L. Kane ’77, MBA ’88 Edward R. ’71, MBA ’79 & Mary Ann Keis Bart P. ’66, MS ’69 & Dorothy A. MS ’70 Kelleher Thomas E. Kelly III ’67 Joseph P. Kerr ’61 & Andrea Moore Kerr Edward & Mikyung Kim Thomas C. ’71 & Diane K. Kingston James J. ’63 & Wendy Kirisits Matthew J. ’91 & Linda M. ’91 Klaben Thomas O. MS ’66 & Mary MS ’79 Klier Robert A. Klump ’79 J. Walter Y. Knapp ’40, DDS* WNY Knee & Orthopedic Surgery PC Jacky, PhD* & Eliane Knopp Muris ’02 & Sarah Kobaslija Henry G. Koziol Jr. ’83 Raymond A. ’54, PhD & Shirley Kramer Kathleen Kreis, EdD Robert J. ’50, HON ’00 & Mary Ann M. Kresse Hon. Kristen M. Kulinowski ’90 & Sean Moran, PhD Thaddeus J. & Michelle T. Kuzniarek Hon. John J. ’61, HON ’90 & Patricia LaFalce Dr. Joseph A. ’53 & Deana LaNasa John L. ’76 & Nancy Langer Charles E. ’70 & Michele Lannon Nancy L. ’75, MBA ’82 & Brian LaTulip Robert J. ’76 & Tammy L. ’91 Laughlin Thomas J. ’68, MD & Christine Lawley Frank ’66 & Carol ’72 Lazarus Glenn A. ’65 & Monica Lazarus Joseph P. ’77, MD & Diane L. ’78 Leberer Richard J. ’51 & Patricia A. Lehner Robert F. ’57 & Elizabeth B. Lehner Maureen G. ’76 & O. Stevens Leland Sally S. Lenahan Deborah C. Leous ’79, MBA ’82 Thomas A. Lewandowski ’69 Jeffrey R. Lindauer, PhD Albert ’59, MD & Rita LoBuglio David R. ’67 & Margaret Loesch Ltc. (Ret.) & Mrs. Favio Lopez Martin C. Jr. ’71 & Pauline Lougen Louie’s Texas Red Hots
William J. Love Jr. ’65 Rocco ’80 & Linda L. Lucente Alfred F. Luhr III ’68 Daniel A. ’64 & Joan Lynch Christopher Fedele & Anne E. Lyons Thomas C. ’61 & Janice Mack Anthony B. Maglione ’67 & Sandra Geffert Maguire Associates Inc. William J. ’89 & Kristin B. ’90 Maher Mark A. & Sherrill A. Maier Robert H. Maloney ’71 & Eunice Montalvo Terri L. Mangione, PhD Carmen ’69, PhD & Linda Mannella Joseph C. ’57, MS ’60 & Diane Manuel Mark J. Manuele ’92 William P. ’68 & Olivia Marks John M. Jr. ’68 & Johanna B. Marmion Joseph R. ’60 & Mary Ann Marotta John F. ’61, PhD & Jeanne A. Marszalek Raquel G. Martin ’79, DO & John B. Grippi, MD Hon. Salvatore R. ’62 & Mary Dee Martoche Betty B. Mauldin Syl Mauro ’71 Michael G. ’85 & Lisa McCaffrey James D. ’69 & Jane A. McCarthy Margaret C. McCarthy MS ’87, PhD Michaelene McFarlane Lawrence T. ’70, MBA ’85 & Marian McGowan John P. ’77 & Patricia A. McGrath Donald K. ’55, MS ’61 & Patricia McMahon James J. Sr. ’67 & Catherine W. McPhee Charles E. McSwain Jr. ’58 Jay & Mary McWatters Robert P. ’78 & Linda C. Measer Joyce A. ’65 & Joseph P. Meegan Steven J. ’02 & Anne L. Megerle Margaret M. Mergenhagen ’76 Donald E. Meyer ’62 Adam F. ’97, MBA ’04 & Karen L. ’99, MBA ’04 Mikols Patrick C. Minehan ’50, MS ’52 Dennis L. ’67 & Kathleen Misko Daniel B. ’04 & Stacey L. ’06 Moar Beth A. ’94 & William P. Montague Wendy L. ’89 & Carl J. Montante Jr. Carolyn & Bob Montgomery Vincent L. ’70 & Susan A. ’72 Morelli Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Robert D. ’55 & Rose Morgan Perna Greenwald Group / Morgan Stanley Daniel T. ’76 & Paulette Muller Matthew H. Mulville ’88, MS ’94 Edward M. Jr. ’73 & Lynn A. Murphy, Esq. Gregory J. ’86 & Marcy L. Murphy C ANI SIUS COLLEGE M AGA ZINE • FALL 2015 |
Brian M. ’95 & Laura M. ’99 Murphy James & Huguette Murphy Donald M. Murray ’51 James C. Murray ’03 Peter J. Murrett Jr. ’43 Arthur F. Duc & Molly Jo Musarra Anthony J. ’82 & Lisa Muscato Savino P. & Virginia B. Nanula John D. Jr. ’55, MD & Diane Naples David J. Nasca & Mary Beth Pace Nasca William J. ’67 & Helen Neff Herbert J., PhD & Nancy Nelson Jerome L. ’69, PhD & Barbara Neuner Mrs. Edwin L. Neville G. Daniel Newland ’76 Albert A. ’90 & Patti Nigro Stephen M. ’76 & Eileen M. ’77 Nosek David L. ’76 & Marcia D. Noto Hon. Henry J. ’57, HON ’90 & Rose S. Nowak Darlene M. Nowak ’78 & Charles E. Harris III Charles Oakes James J. ’52 & Elizabeth O’Brien David O’Brien ’65 Kevin M. ’71 & Patricia A. O’Bryan Chad R. MBA ’97 & Carol L. ’93, MPA ’96 O’Connell Francis M. ’48, MS ’52 & Rosemary G. O’Connor Matthew L. ’81 & Mary O’Connor Michael O’Connor Ronald M. ’82 & Karen C. Olejniczak Norman J. Jr. ’84 & Paula M. ’87 Orlowski Beth A. Orlowski ’89, DO & Gregory T. Wood Shawn O’Rourke, PhD Keith & B. Michelle Osinski Michael J. ’92, MD & Robyn Ostempowski Daniel R. ’72 & Mary Lou Palumbo Gerald E. Paradise III ’04 Richard W. ’60 & Mary E. Parker Frank A. Pascuzzi ’69 Gary L. ’81 & Joyce A. ’80 Patton Mary Pat Pauly ’71, MD, in honor of Mary C. & Urban J. Pauly ’50 Chester J. ’52 & Helen A. ’81 Pawenska Richard M. ’65, MD & Janet S. Peer Enrico J. ’51, MS ’53 & Rosalie Pepe Francis J. ’59 & Nancy Perna Christopher J. Petherick ’93 & Susanne L. Shunta Michael J. Petrina Jr. ’66 Paul S. ’63 & Carol Petronack Marian Pfeiffer Mr. & Mrs. Michael Piemonte Virginia J. Pingrey Daniel E. Plachta ’76 30
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Robert E. Jr. ’82 & Katherine Pollock Michael J. ’82 & Maureen B. ’82 Pratt Praxair Inc. Gerald F. ’85 & Lynn A. ’85 (Dobmeier) Pullano Michael & Therese Quarantillo R E Lorenz Construction Inc. Paul D. Randall ’58 Dorri G. ’77 & Raymond J. Raposa Daniel E. ’74 & Patricia Rega Bernice Reger Carol M. MS ’77 & Ronald R. Reiber, PhD John M. ’88 & Mary M. ’85 Reiser David A. Richards ’60 C. Anthony ’73 & Judy Rider George E. Riedel Jr. ’66, MS ’68 & Barbara Brennan Riedel ’78 Robert & Patricia Colby Foundation Kristen M. ’91, MD & Paul Jr. Robillard Ronald E. Robinson ’72 & Michelle Easton Rev. Theodore C. Rog MS ’77 David W. ’67, PhD & Barbara Rohde Roosevelt & Cross Inc. Maj. (Ret.) Andrew D. ’80 & Kathleen H. MS ’76 Ross Ronald F. MBA ’73 & Kathie Rosso Randy C. ’88 & Jolene Rucinski Christopher S. ’98, MBA ’00 & Katherine Ruminski Barbara C. ’77 & John P. Rumschik Russell Bond & Co. Inc. Silvio A. ’58 & Lorraine S. MS ’64, MS ’93 Russo Gregory P. ’82 & Chris A. ’83 Rustowicz Victor J. ’79, MBA ’83 & Marcia Rutecki Michael D. & Mary B. Ryan Mark J. ’84, MBA ’85 & Martha Ryan Samuel F. ’64 & Suzanne C. Sammarco Joseph A. ’96 & Erica C. ’00 Sammarco J. David ’77 & Carol Jasen ’78 Sampson Theodore P. Sawyko ’68, MS ’75 Timothy R. ’71 & Mary E. Scanlon Bryan D. ’87 & Darlene Schaefer Ann E. Schapiro Norman J. Schihl* David P. ’87 & Jill R. Schlee Fred J. Schmalz Frederick J. ’67 & Touria Schmidt James N. ’63 & Elizabeth B. Schmit Schmitt Sales Inc. Schneider Family Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo James P. ’95 & Dawn Schnell David M. ’70 & Brennan Schofield James P. MS ’73 & Rev. Kathlyn R. Schofield Marianne Schubert
Robert J. ’61, MD & Jean Schuder Deacon Thomas E. ’56 & Gini Schultz Franklin J. Sciortino ’56 Andrew J. Scoma ’65, MD, F.A.C.E., E.C.N.U. & Loretta Scoma, R.N., C.D.E. Richard B. Scott ’63 James S. ’88 & Ann ’88 Segarra Raymond H. ’69 & Kathleen Seitz Selectone Tech LLC George J. ’72 & Monica Semler SENSES Foundation Sevenson Environmental Services Inc. Andrew J. Shaevel ’88, MBA ’90 & Amy Marks Shaevel Dennis P. ’71 & Maria Sheehan Stanley R. Jr. ’63 & Winifred Shubsda Karl & Laurie A. Siebert John E. Sill ’63 Michael Silver & Deborah Lader Silvestri Architects Simoncelli Electric Inc. Robert C. ’51, DDS & Faith Sippel William P. ’69 & Elaine Herg Sisler David W. ’60, PhD & Katherine Skelly Hon. William M. ’66, HON ’15 & Carol M. Skretny Cynthia L. Skrzycki ’76 & David Shribman Mary L. Slisz ’80 John J. Slivka ’62 Jennifer J. ’91, MBA ’93 & David Smith Eileen D. Somers Anthony C. & Laurie A. Sorge V. John ’63 & Florence G. Soron Robert G. Spampata Jr. Scott L. Sroka ’94 & Marla L. Greenberg Michael J. Stachowski ’70 & Carol-Lynn Petronaci, MD Gary M. Stott ’72 Shirley W. MA ’79 & Rev. Donald E. Struchen Edwin A. Swan Susan M. MBA ’99 & David J. Swarts Jeffrey F. ’88 & Sherri Swiatek William J. Swierat ’72 Anne M. Swierat ’85, MBA ’02 J. Paul ’65 & Mary Synor Eugene G. Szklarz ’43 Michael S. Taheri ’82 & Josette A. Carrubba Timothy & Colleen Tevens Christopher L. ’91, MBAPA ’95 & Melissa S. Thomas Joyson C. Thomas ’03 Dr. Richard J. ’53 & Jacquelyn B. Thompson William C. ’73 & Cynthia Thuman Anthony J. ’63 & Barbara Tirone James N. ’88 & Donna Tokarski
leadershipsociety Young Alumnus Joins Leadership Society Nathan Walkow ’14 helps others benefit from a Canisius education As an undergraduate marketing major, Nathan R. Walkow ’14 took full advantage of his educational experiences outside the classroom. “My internship at ADPRO Sports enabled me to become involved with an incredible company and gave me the chance to learn what types of careers I could pursue after graduation,” Walkow says. He is equally appreciative of the rich knowledge he acquired in the classroom. “I am grateful for the opportunity to work with dedicated professors who have connections in the business world.” Walkow is pursuing a master’s degree in sport administration at Canisius. A member of the Leadership Society, he strongly believes in giving back to the institution that continues to provide him with a first-rate education. “Everyone should have the opportunity to pursue higher education,” Walkow concludes. “Giving to the Canisius Fund is a good way to help other students benefit from all that Canisius has to offer.”
Tronconi Segarra & Associates LLP Try-It Distributing Co. Inc. John H. Twist ’58, DDS Stephen M. ’88 & Kellie M. Ulrich Gregory J. ’97, MS ’03 & Julianne ’94 Urban Richard L. Uschold ’53, PhD Michael J. Usdanoff ’68 Karen M. Utz ’81 Michael J. Valaik Paula R. Valente ’70 Robert F. Valone Thomas H. ’71 & Linda VanNortwick Louis R. ’51, MD & Thelma Vazquez Hon. Dale M. ’63, HON ’01 & Carol Volker Paul E. & Amy V. Vukelic Matthew X. Jr. ’50 & Paula M. Wagner David L. ’71 & Christine R. Wagner David C. ’00 & Lynne A. ’00 Wagner Frederick J. Wallace ’55 John B. Walsh ’50 James R. ’59 & M. Colleen Walsh Valerie A. MBA ’80 & William J. Warren Richard C. ’70 & Mary E. ’71 Wayne Walter D. ’57 & Judith Webdale Robert G. & Carolyn M. Weber Glenn P. ’92 & Sherri M. MS ’97 Weber Dr. James ’65 & Anne White Dr. Gerard Jr. ’64 & Kathleen Wieczkowski Edwin E. Wienckowski ’64 Gerald Wilemski ’68, PhD Stanley W. ’65 & Michele Wilkosz Joseph J. Wilson ’63 Anthony J. ’00, MD & Audrey M. ’00, PharmD, Winkowski Michael R. MBA ’83 & Cynthia Winter
Wayne D. Wisbaum Lambert J. Jr. ’49 & Sally C. Wischerath WIVB-TV Channel 4 George W. ’53 & Jacqueline S. Wopperer John F. Wujcik Jr. ’70 John F. ’71 & Mary Lou Wynne Zach & Cywinski LLC Joyce A. Zadzilka ’91 John E. (Jack) ’53 & Audrey Zahm John N. Zaidel ’57 Bob & Margaret Zak Jeffrey T. Zawada ’97 Christopher E. & Elizabeth A. Zebuth Daniel J. ’83, MBA ’87 & Christine Zimmer John E. ’82, MD & Gail M. ’82 Zvijac Young Alumni 2013 & 2014 $100 2012-2010 $250 2007-2009 $500 2005 & 2006 $750
Anonymous (2) Michael F. Albert ’12 Matthew E. Barkas ’10, MBAACC ’11 William J. Baron ’15 Nicholas D. ’06 & Nina M. ’06 Barone Kyle M. Bell ’13 Robert S. Bevilacqua ’09, MS ’11 Kevin C. Burkwit ’10 Sean P. Callahan ’12 Nicholas N. Carrasco ’14 Theodore B. Clauss ’13, MBAACC ’14 Joshua P. Coleman ’10 Carly J. Czech ’07 Kevin M. ’05, MBA ’07 & Kimberly Downey
Alyssa D. Eddy ’13 Natalie M. (Leising) Fike ’07 & Ryan J. Fike Anthony T. Formato ’08 Julia R. Gaiser ’14 Hallie R. Gallagher ’08 David J. Giacobbo ’13, MS ’14 Michelle A. Giardina ’10, MBAACC ’11 Cecelia R. Gotham ’13, MS ’15 Joseph F. Greenwald ’12, MBAACC ’13 Joseph P. Heins ’07 & Maria M. Heins ’07, MSEd ’08 Jacob J. Horner ’14 Maeve E. Huggins ’09 Edward J. Kelley ’08 Anthony J. Limina ’08, MBA ’15 Maureen Morgan MS ’14 Christopher M. ’08, MBA ’09 & Ellen S. ’08 Musialowski James G. Nesper ’12, MBAACC ’13 Alicia C. Pangborn ’06 Anthony J. Rooney ’10 Andrew L. Russo ’11 Daniel P. Schmitt ’10, MBAACC ’11 Jonathan W. Schwarz ’08 & Brittany L. Schwarz ’08 Zhasmina Y. Tacheva ’14 Michael R. Tolsma ’14 Mitchell J. Trzaska ’13 Sean Umlauft MBAPA ’13 Thomas M. Vivian ’11 & Katie L. Carroll ’11, MBA ’14 Nathan R. Walkow ’14 Cristina L. Wasinger ’13 Brock J. Wilkinson ’14 Christine E. Wittmeyer ’13 C ANI SIUS COLLEGE M AGA ZINE • FALL 2015 |
alumnisupport 1937 Howard J. Baker
1940 J. Walter Y. Knapp, DDS*
1941 Glen W. Meyers* Robert C. Noonan Rev. Eldon K. Somers Donald L. Voisinet
1942 Frank J. Twist Jr.
1943 Robert J. Brunshidle Charles Gelia Jr. Peter J. Murrett Jr. Eugene G. Szklarz
1944 William F. Brown Jr.* Edward J. Carland Charles A. Joy, MD J. Andrew Phelps, MD
1945 Andy T. Anselmo Henry Heubusch Naja J. Sfeir
1946 John T. Curtin M. Jane Dickman Wilbert D. Eger Henry S. Gardner, MD Frank E. Gerace Robert J. Orrange
1947 Eugene L. Beltrami, MD Robert P. Boersma Jean G. Haar, DDS, MD Robert J. Hall, MD Gerald T. Hooley Thomas A. McPherson Edward M. Zehler, MD
1948 James R. Benzinger Richard N. Blewett Joseph S. Cutrona Joseph S. Gizinski, PhD James B. Kane Jr. Edward J. Mack Benjamin P. Madonia Jr. James J. Myers John J. O’Brien Francis M. O’Connor Edward J. Schwendler Jr. Dolores D. Sullivan
1949 Jerome C. Andres Robert A. Baumler, MD Andrew Diakun Grace Druar Eleanor R. Ferraro Richard E. Frank Robert V. Gorman Sr. Janet M. Holzer 32
Woodrow J. Huff Mary K. Jackson John G. Karle, MD Carl D. May Alvin J. McCarthy W. Donn McCarthy Richard F. Pfeiffer Nelson J. Salem H. Merton Smith II, DPM Rev. Charles M. Werth Lambert J. Wischerath Jr.
1950 Donald J. Barnett Edward R. Campagna, MD Rudolph R. Casarsa Ernest E. Cavagnaro Donald M. Clark, EdD Thomas F. Collins* John L. Conboy, MD Thomas V. Considine Leo T. Crowley Jr., DDS Frank N. Cuomo Joseph A. D’Amato Francis X. Duffy James P. Haren Nelson F. Hasselbeck W. Merrick Hayes Jr., DDS Thomas J. Haykel Thomas R. Hess William J. Howard, MD John E. Ivory, PhD Robert J. Kresse Anthony F. Lorenzetti, EdD James C. Lucy Myron O. Luthringer James R. May Patrick C. Minehan Robert P. Missert Joseph I. Mroczynski James J. O’Grady Joseph E. Ortolani William J. Rae, PhD Richard F. Schneeberger Donald E. Schuler Donald V. Smith Thomas R. Sweeney, MD Robert L. Synoracki Andrew J. Szlachtun John F. Toolen James F. Toughey Matthew X. Wagner Jr. John B. Walsh Robert A. Winkler
1951 Jerrold V. Archer Robert J. Barton Sr. Joseph R. Birkemeier Alfred C. Boyd Jr., PhD* Vincent J. Brown Jr.* Bernard W. Carney Kevin R. Connors Sr. Mark A. Dentinger Thomas J. DiPasquale Barbara J. Duggan Harold W. Fenno Frank J. Flaherty James J. Foley James F. Forton Edward M. Gallagher
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Glenn H. Grundtisch John B. Hogan Richard L. Hutton Jerome E. Kaczmarek Edward M. Kraus, PhD James F. Leberer Richard J. Lehner Leo M. Lynett Jr. Robert M. Mahany John T. Maloney Jack R. Meldrum John A. Mercer Stanley A. Moskal Jr. Donald M. Murray Joseph T. Murray Frank W. Parlato William J. Paxson* Enrico J. Pepe Salvatore A. Piccillo Paul F. Rakowski Carmelo A. Scaccia Barbara R. Serio Kaliel N. Sheheen Robert C. Sippel, DDS James G. Stengel, MD Louis R. Vazquez, MD Richard J. Wierzbicki
1952 Frank B. Antonou Thomas J. Balkin Martin J. Browne John D. Cahill William J. Cotter* Joseph M. Dziminski Jr. Mary C. Fitzgerald Donald D. Fregelette Sr. Thomas P. Glynn Lawrence W. Grogan Jr. Gerard R. Haas Joseph Hawayek Hugh H. Higgins Jr. Louis A. Hurliman Daniel J. Jaszka Joseph J. Jaworski John J. Joyce, PhD Vincent E. Kane Terrance B. Keating Carl F. Kilroy Jr. Donald P. Lavelle John D. Lyons Jr. John P. Macna Richard M. Mattimore D. Anthony McElroy James J. Murphy William F. Murphy Sr. Edward J. O’Brien James J. O’Brien Alan J. O’Shaughnessy Chester J. Pawenska Eugene L. Pike* Albert P. Salter Jr. Frank J. Schlehr, DDS Robert H. Schumacher Donald F. Smith, DDS Thomas A. Spinelli Joseph H. Walz Jr. Robert D. Wischerath David G. Zimpfer, EdD
James L. Batt Leo R. Begley Thomas P. Brennan James D. Burke John J. Carney Thomas L. Carr Richard M. Cohen George E. Constantine Jr. Thomas B. Cook Joseph R. Cristina James M. Culligan Frederick A. Griffen John A. Hahn Donald F. Harter Dennis P. Heimback, MD* David W. Hudson Herbert F. Janick Edwin L. Kantowski Jr. Peter G. Keefe Shirley H. Kraus Joseph A. LaNasa, DDS Raymond P. McGirr Mason J. Michael Jr. James L. Murphy Edward V. O’Neil Jr. James J. Ryan Francis A. Scheda Nicholas L. Schmitt William E. Schottke Charles A. Sharp Jr. Richard F. Stepien Richard J. Thompson Richard L. Uschold, PhD George W. Wopperer John E. Zahm
Michael L. Anastasia Sr. Matthew J. Andresino, PhD Robert G. Arns Russell A. Benfanti Joan S. Bermeitinger Joseph G. Brown Joseph J. Castiglia Anthony J. Colucci Jr. Donald E. Czaja Fredric Dentinger Richard A. DiVita Sr. Edward C. Driscoll Andrew J. Hammerl Herbert F. Hillery Thomas P. Jakiel Gene F. Jankowski John J. Kaluzny George P. Kreuz Leonard P. Litwin Edward C. Malican Lawrence W. Mallette Donald K. McMahon Edward E. Mercer, PhD Charles J. Moll Robert D. Morgan John D. Naples Jr., MD Hugh M. Neeson Thomas F. O’Hare Ralph R. Roll Ronald A. Schichtel Jerome E. Schmidt John A. Seemueller Anthony J. Smaczniak Richard E. Stockman Jesse Stornelli Norman Verbanic Dominic J. Verso Frederick J. Wallace John W. West Bernard D. Wiese
1954 Thomas C. Aquiline Valentine A. Bartkowski* Noel E. Bartlo Joseph F. Basil Sr. Francis J. Busteed Thomas J. Caulfield, EdD James K. Clare Joseph B. Conboy Frederick H. Floss Leo J. Frainier, PhD James F. Freitas Jr. Edward C. Gelia A. William Gortzig William J. Green Richard F. Griffin John P. Grimaldi, MD Donald J. Human Thomas N. Hutchinson Peter K. Irwin Frank L. Jarmusz Jr. Robert J. Jarnot Raymond A. Kramer, PhD Joseph W. LaDuca Patrick G. Lucey Michael R. Marfino, DDS Emmet J. McNamara Jr. Raymond N. Mesiah Raymond E. Naber Jr. John P. Quinn Jr. William H. Ryan Jr. Joseph G. Scully Thomas J. Shanahan Edmund P. Szpaicher William J. Wiedeman*
1956 Joseph G. Antkowiak, MD Raymond F. Blocho Leo A. Bradley Robert V. Bukowski R. Carlos Carballada Maurice J. Carroll Salvatore A. Catapano Rev. Frederick A. Conoscenti Norman F. Corda Richard C. Crotty* Dorothy M. Crowe Richard A. Czarnecki James C. Dolan, PhD John F. Dziminski John F. Gillian Robert J. Hearn Sr. Donald P. Henry James R. Kanski, MD Joseph T. Kelly Edward W. McCarthy Jr. John J. McCarthy James J. McLaughlin Thomas W. Morsheimer Robert H. Sauer, MD Richard E. Sauter Thomas E. Schultz Franklin J. Sciortino Daniel J. Sells
Erin Hartnett MS ’11, director of the Canisius Fund, and Walt Sharrow HON ’13, PhD, faculty chair of the Canisius Fund Cabinet, attend a reception honoring members of the Leadership Society and the Rev. James M. Demske ’47, SJ, Society.
John W. Sheele Gerald M. Soltys Patrick J. Talty Gerald P. Thomas, PhD Donald V. Tomasulo, EdD Edward J. Young Jr. Robert E. Yoviene David L. Zimmer
1957 Daniel J. Adams Victor G. Badding, PhD Robert M. Barone, MD Richard A. Bozinski John C. Caputi John A. Christiano William R. Chunco Thomas K. Ciesla, MD J. Michael Collins Stephen G. DiPasquale David B. Dietz, PhD Msgr. Joseph M. Dowdell Laverne F. Fassl Michael F. Fornes, MD Jerome V. Jakubiak, MD Thomas W. Kolb Robert F. Lehner S. Richard Maggio Joseph C. Manuel Charles J. McAuliffe Ronald L. McLean Robert W. Miller George A. Muehlbauer Robert J. Mueller Henry J. Nowak Eugene J. Sommerfelt James P. Sweeney Jr. Richard S. Trzaska Thomas E. Twist* Robert E. Voelkle Walter D. Webdale John N. Zaidel
1958 Robert J. Argauer, PhD Saleh I. Assad Noel T. Burke Robert S. Calandrelli Edward J. Clohessy Jr. Guy V. Coniglio John P. Courtney Robert F. Czaja, PhD Thomas S. Czosnowski Joseph S. DePaolo Richard P. Delaney Henry R. Demicke John J. DiPasquale Sr.* J. Patrick Donlon Sebastian S. Fasanello, MD Bertram F. Frederick Robert J. Gareis Joan G. Heubusch Paul A. Kempf Daniel T. Kirst Thomas J. Lillis Jr. Robert J. Ludwig George H. Mackenna Jr. Lewiston E. Manuel Raymond J. Mashiotta Charles E. McSwain Jr. James T. Mead Charles I. Michalski Florian A. Mikulski, PhD Andrew J. Moynihan Jr. John A. Mumbach Nelson H. Murphy John F. Neeson, PhD Ronald J. Orlowski Paul D. Randall Silvio A. Russo H. Kenneth Schroeder Jr. Kenneth J. Schueler Samuel G. Scime, MD Salvatore M. Serio Donald P. Simet, PhD Daniel P. Starr, PhD Joseph H. Sweeney John H. Twist, DDS Philip V. Vullo, DDS
1959 Robert D. Balcerak, DDS Joseph F. Bieron, PhD Charles M. Bonasera* Walter V. Budzinski, PhD James M. Caputi John P. Castro Patrick J. Cunningham James A. DiCarlo Catherine V. DiVizio James J. Duffy, PhD Walter J. Gmerek George T. Golebiewski Joseph D. Guercio Carol S. Hanssel Frederick M. Hufford Michael D. Langan Albert LoBuglio, MD Margaret M. Long Paul J. Ludwig David G. Male Bernard J. Martin Thomas F. McDonald John J. McGee Thomas A. Michaels Norbert J. Mruk, PhD James C. Nosky Edward M. O’Keefe, PhD Francis J. Perna Ronald F. Poe Gerald E. Powers John E. Ruska Bernard J. Ryczek John D. Schlau Alfred Skieresz Edward R. Szemraj Ralph A. Szweda Bruce P. Thill, PhD Thomas J. Vaughan James R. Walsh David H. Wrotniak Marie G. Zafron Alfred W. Zielonka, PhD
James D. Baker II Thomas M. Barrows Daniel E. Barry Jr. Peter X. Bellanti Joseph F. Bernbeck Jr. Michael J. Bogner David R. Brackenridge, PhD Harold J. Brand Jr. Joseph J. Callanan, MD James F. Coffey Edwin T. Collins, PhD James F. Connerton Vincent A. Coppola Samuel P. Curto Lewis W. Dance Peter F. Dauber Michael P. Davis Thomas A. Giordano Joseph J. Gutt John P. Hogan Daniel P. Kane Henry J. Kaye Rosemary E. Kersten Jack E. Kirsch Leonard A. Krantz Jr. Robert L. Kuczkowski, PhD Julius P. Maltbie Joseph R. Marotta James J. Maul, PhD Joseph W. McCarthy Raymond G. McGuire Paul J. O’Brien Angeline D. Padula Richard W. Parker Basil J. Piazza James D. Reed John F. Reilly Jr., MD David A. Richards Frank M. Rojek Peter H. Ryan Joseph B. Schaefer Roger G. Schneggenburger, PhD David W. Skelly, PhD Charles L. Sodaro James J. Verso Peter P. Zaleski Ronald F. Zielin, DDS
1961 Frederick G. Attea Walter M. Balon Thomas A. Barrett Bohdan Bejger William L. Boeck, PhD Edwin E. Budzinski Thomas C. Burke James J. Cantillon Daniel L. Casciano James E. Cavanagh Joseph V. Clonan Jr. Henry T. Conforti Thomas A. Corless Joseph A. DeVincentis John P. Dee Terrence L. Dobbins James T. Dunnigan Gerald H. Greene Jr. Roberta A. Imboden Leonard J. Jarmusz James T. Kerr Jr.
Joseph P. Kerr Richard E. Kilroy Joseph E. Kuczkowski, PhD Paul T. Kwitowski, PhD John J. LaFalce Raymond J. Lange, PhD James E. Lewis Jr. Thomas C. Mack Eugene L. Mages John F. Marszalek, PhD James N. McCormick Mary L. McDonald James E. McKenna, PhD Edmund A. Napieralski, PhD Bart J. Nigro Robert M. O’Neill Mary L. Pascucci Michael A. Pasquarella Florian R. Perini, PhD Joseph T. Rebhan Leon J. Reilly Francis J. Riga Joseph J. Scalisi Cornelius J. Schmitt Richard A. Schoell Robert J. Schuder, MD Francis J. Seymour Jr. Angelo J. Sorci Joseph H. Spahn Norman J. Stafford David W. Teloh Arthur F. Tomczak Raymond A. Whall Paul A. Willax John G. Wirth Jr. Joseph Zimmerman
1962 Frederick R. Andrle Barbara L. Biedny William B. Bourke John M. Bozek Donald T. Breen John M. Buchheit William J. Burns John M. Cleary Jr. James E. Clyde James J. Cusimano Richard C. Demert Salvatore F. Dicembre Michael L. Donahue Alvan J. Donner Rev. Norman E. Dunkle Matthew J. Fruth William C. Gates David J. Greenman, PhD Paul M. Hassett Jr. Robert J. Heffern Robert A. Hoffman Robert L. Infantino Matthew R. Katrein Joseph C. Kelley David R. Kerner Robert J. Kochanski Daniel J. Kovach William R. Kretzer Henry W. Kugel, PhD John N. LaDuca, MD Patricia A. Laszewski Nora Letourneau Patrick M. Lofft
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Denis E. Loncto Salvatore R. Martoche William F. Marx Crane C. McDonald Donald E. Meyer James F. Neale III Stanley J. Nowak F. Patrick Roll James D. Ryan, PhD Russell C. Salerno Ann B. Salter Donald J. Scoma Edward H. Skerrett William J. Skieresz John J. Slivka Joseph F. Szczepanik Gasper A. Tirone Gerald L. Weigand Peter J. Zimmermann
Amy J. Habib Joseph A. Halizak Gerald R. Hintz, PhD Martin F. Idzik Daniel J. Jackson Jr., PhD Ronald L. Jaros Antons Jubulis James J. Kirisits Charles R. Kristich Joseph A. Kuczkowski Anthony J. Lafornara Ronald R. Laski Dennis C. Macro Margaret M. Manos David J. Manzo, PhD Alvin J. McKenna Terence T. McMahon John P. Menchini, MD James A. Menna
John E. Sill Peter N. Sillitto Anthony F. Sliwa V. John Soron Aloysius F. Stanton Paul E. Szarmach, PhD Anthony J. Tirone Richard E. Tone W. David Vastola Daniel C. Verdi Dale M. Volker Margaret M. Wagner Thomas M. Ward James H. Watz John T. Whelan, PhD Gerald F. Wild Rev. Mark J. Wolski Vincent J. Yax Walter M. Zylka Jr.
Charles T. Kane M. Jane Kauffman Nicholas G. Koppmann Joseph P. Lafornara, PhD Joseph L. Langenbach Daniel A. Lynch W. James MacDonald Stanley T. Marszalek Paul D. Matty Thomas J. McGlinchey Carl J. Montante Joanne M. Mueller Timothy M. O’Mara Gerald J. Okun Richard S. Pauly Stanley J. Pawenski Thomas J. Ptak Frank T. Ralabate Walter L. Rooth Jr. Lorraine S. Russo Samuel F. Sammarco Vincent L. Scamurra Muriel L. Segal Lawrence D. Seymour Richard M. Slattery Richard Sokolowski David C. Sousa, PhD Joan K. Sutton Peter R. Travers Jr. Thomas J. Usiak Mark J. Walter John P. Wegrzyn Gerard Wieczkowski Jr., DDS Edwin E. Wienckowski Paul A. Young, PhD
David ’74, PhD, and Cindy Nalewajek are pictured with Summer Handzlik, assistant director of the Canisius Fund, during the reception for members of the Leadership Society and the Rev. James M. Demske ’47, SJ, Society. Nearly 250 of Canisius’ most committed donors gathered for the event in August.
1963 Thomas E. Andruschat Frank A. Belliotti Teddy M. Bigelow Walter A. Borowiec, PhD Leonard J. Borzynski Rev. Philip W. Brady Thomas F. Brady, PhD Robert J. Brandon Dennis M. Burns James S. Castiglione Frank P. Cecala Arthur E. Chester J. Thomas Chester Jr.* John R. Claus Nelson H. Cosgrove James M. Cunningham Dennis J. Dougherty Doris H. Erickson Russell A. Fiorella John M. Foran Regina E. Gier Ralph A. Gruppo, MD 34
Andrew D. Merrick John J. Messina Roger O. Miller Richard J. Miodonski Daniel W. Mioduszewski, PhD John R. Murnan Sr. John J. Nash Thomas H. O’Neill Jr. Daniel F. Palaszewski Dennis F. Paluch Paul S. Petronack Kenneth F. Pompi, PhD Richard P. Powers Francis J. Reardon Jr. John M. Ruh Clarence Rumph Michael Ryan James N. Schmit Patricia Schnirel William J. Schoenl, PhD Richard B. Scott Thomas P. Sheehan, MD Stanley R. Shubsda Jr.
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1964 Joseph T. Arcara Sr. Carl F. Bellavia Richard J. Boergers Donald F. Borzilleri Adam B. Brakas William P. Breen Joseph W. Cervi, MD Peter J. Chudzinski Alfred D. Culliton Gerald E. Daigler, MD Donald R. Dean Joseph E. Dietrich Denis W. Dzielski Dennis J. Fallon Paul A. Gersitz William C. Grotke Robert E. Hack Joseph M. Hassett, PhD Dorothy A. Hobart Thomas Y. Hobart Jr. Milton G. Ignatz, PhD Joseph S. Jagiello Lester J. Jones
Paschal A. Aquino Richard C. Baetzhold Dennis P. Bakalik, PhD Paul J. Blake Richard A. Braas John P. Brennan, EdD Kenneth W. Broda Diana J. Burns Thomas E. Butler James E. Carney Anthony G. Catania James L. Cavalieri II, MD Robert D. Chyka Gerald J. Cleary Harry S. Colburn Jr. Sr. Mary Jo Colucci Robert B. Conklin William H. Curran* Daniel J. Delecki Joseph M. Draicchio George W. Draper Jr. Ronald J. Eckert, MD Dorothy J. Ehrhard Dorothy L. Gaglione J. James Galeza Edgar J. Germain Edward G. Haley Mary A. Hargrave Joseph J. Hausbeck Gerard A. Hauser, PhD Mark C. Herlson, DDS Robert W. Hickey Norman R. Hitzges Phyllis A. Horton Raymond J. Howard Eunice D. Jackson Paul V. Kavanagh
Glenn A. Lazarus Vincent J. Litwin William J. Love Jr. Paul J. Malone Edward Maslowsky Jr., PhD Joyce A. Meegan Michael R. Monin Thomas M. Montante David O’Brien Thomas C. Pares Richard M. Peer, MD Joseph A. Podgorski Anthony J. Privitera Jr. Raymond R. Rahn James P. Renda Harry W. Roberts Jr. Barbara M. Rogers Diane L. Sandler Peter J. Schaus Andrew J. Scoma, MD Michael W. Shurgot, PhD Kenneth M. Sroka, PhD Chester G. Starowitz Jr. Michael J. Subkoviak, PhD John M. Sullivan Frank E. Swiatek J. Paul Synor Edward J. Szczesniak William D. Szustak Jerome S. Thorne Ronald F. Uba Edward J. Vaarwerk Patrick J. Walh James J. White Jr., MD Stanley W. Wilkosz Robert J. Wrona Lawrence R. Zielinski
1966 Anonymous (1) Donald A. Alessi Richard E. Beers Richard B. Betters Richard P. Brennan Patrick G. Buckley John M. Busch Edward T. Campagna, MD Gaetano Candino Patrick J. Carlin Michael J. Cavanaugh William A. Chandler John M. Chudzinski Lawrence R. Cima, PhD Paul F. Cole Andrew V. Coughlin Paul W. Crego Jr. D. Patrick Curley James F. Eagan Ronald J. Failla Angelo M. Fatta, PhD William J. Fiden Jr., MD Marcella C. Fugle Robert M. Greene James M. Hassett Jr., MD Richard C. Heffern Richard J. Herrmann Gary F. Hettrich David A. Hillock Joseph F. Huber Paul B. Hurley Jr., PhD Stephen T. Kay Sr. William F. Kean Jr. Bart P. Kelleher Thomas O. Klier
Edward J. Krajca Ernest A. Kucharski Jr. Paul J. Lasker Francis M. Lazarus, PhD Angelo A. Licata, MD, PhD Dennis J. Linda John R. MacKay Robert J. McDonnell Richard T. Milazzo Jr., MD Thomas M. Miller John P. Moslow George G. Munley John J. Murphy Jon A. Nichols Thomas A. Noonan Matthew J. O’Hara Anthony J. Paliwoda Joseph M. Palka Irvin P. Peterson Michael J. Petrina Jr. James A. Phillips Rita M. Piccolo Anne A. Porreca Thomas J. Reilly Rev. Richard A. Reina George E. Riedel Jr. Peter J. Riester Sr. Dolores A. Scanlon Michael D. Scanlon Gary J. Schwarzmueller Charles E. Seereiter Raymond J. Sherer Alfred E. Skretny William M. Skretny Frederic J. Stievater Ronald R. Sumera Brendan D. Thomson, MD David E. Tobin John M. Weber Burt J. Weigen Constance T. Weigen Paul G. Weiss Morton H. Wittlin James Ziolo
1967 Anthony D. Abbarno Paul Belliotti Marcia A. Bevilacqua Timothy E. Blewett James R. Boothby Melvin E. Bradfuhrer Thomas C. Bruss James M. Byron Rocco Capozzi Robert E. Carlson, PhD Nelson D. Civello Craig J. Costanzo Thomas M. Cryan Kevin G. Cunningham William F. D’Anza Richard A. DiCioccio Sr., PhD Thomas E. Dinan John W. Dorn Thomas J. Dunn Frank L. Eberl Donald A. Eichler Paul J. Faber Patrick J. Finnerty Paul R. Fiutak G. Richard Fraas Alton A. Germain Jr. Joseph C. Girard
Gregory J. Goellner Charles F. Hickey Robert J. Hoag John F. Hoffman, PhD Eileen M. Holden Magdalene C. Holt Paul H. Huefner Thomas E. Kelly III Eugene R. Kieffer Claire V. Kuehmeier Patricia A. Lennon Christine M. Licata, EdD David R. Loesch Louis J. Maggiotto Jr. Anthony B. Maglione Donald F. Manno Rita Manno William H. Mattrey Donald A. McAndrew, PhD Angela T. McClain James J. McPhee Sr. Daniel P. Mentel John J. Messore D. Dean Miller Dennis L. Misko Askold D. Mosijczuk, MD Lawrence M. Murak Karen C. Murphy Kenneth M. Murphy William J. Neff Gerald L. Newman Maryanne K. Nowacki Robert J. Nowakowski Terrence M. O’Connor Brian J. O’Mara Robert T. Ogorchock Edward L. Ozark George D. Paul Jr., PhD Lawrence J. Pfalzer Jr. John W. Popadick Timothy F. Regan Michael S. Renkas Barry Roach, PhD James J. Robinson David W. Rohde, PhD John F. Safford J. Leroy Schlaerth Frederick J. Schmidt Thomas E. Schoenwetter William Skibinski Jr. John P. Thielmann Dolores M. Tracy Patricia J. Tracy Sarah E. Treanor Hubert C. Tromble Susan B. Uba Anthony C. Vella George J. Welch Norbert R. Wessel David A. White John D. Wieser, PhD Michael J. Zahm Michael I. Zak John R. Zobel Jr. Gerald Zon
1968 Lorraine P. Acquard J. Daniel Andrachuk Maureen R. Barry James J. Bartel, PhD Paul J. Bayer Richard P. Beyer
Dennis W. Bialaszewski, PhD Josita C. Borysko Robert A. Borysko John G. Breen Sr. Donald E. Burkett Mark R. Cassidy Thomas L. Chernesky Terrence M. Connors Richard J. Couture Ronald A. Czapla Angelo M. DelBalso DDS, MD Michael A. DelPlato Anthony C. DiLella Robert M. Dobmeier Jr. Dennis J. Dombek Gregory J. Dudek George J. Eberl Charles E. Gang Thomas J. Gangloff Carmen D. Gentile Robert M. Glaser James A. Gryta Ronald J. Guido William F. Hamann Henry J. Handzel Jr. John B. Hassett Gerald T. Hebenstreit Kenneth H. Hoch Donald E. Hughes Robert F. Humphrey Jr. Robert E. Inderbitzen Earl L. Jann Jr. Donald J. Kapa Brian E. Keating Richard W. Kirisitz James P. Klyza, DVM Edward M. Knab Victor F. Kralisz Joseph C. Lafornara Sr. Thomas J. Lawley, MD Alfred F. Luhr III Michael P. Maher Mary C. Maines Vincent J. Mancuso Sr. Judith B. Manuel Leonard J. Marabella, PhD Ronald T. Marconi William P. Marks John M. Marmion Jr. William E. McGaffin Thomas J. McMahon James E. McNicholas Jr. William C. Moore Thomas G. Morford Isabelle M. Murphy Daniel J. Murray Concetta B. Muscarella* James W. Nash Gregory R. Neuner Anthony M. Nosek James G. OKeeffe Marie J. Padveen Richard C. Penfold William E. Pitcher Jr. Daniel J. Pukstas, PhD John A. Read, MD William F. Robinson Joseph A. Rozak Theodore P. Sawyko Jessica S. Schewe Peter J. Schirmann, PhD Kenneth C. Scholz John J. Sherman Jr.
James E. Sherwood, PhD Stanley A. Sojka, PhD James D. Spillman Thomas R. Stabler Richard R. Stokely Christine G. Stravino Arthur F. Telaak Jr. Leonard G. Tilney Jr. Samuel R. Tortorice Michael J. Usdanoff Patricia L. VanDyke Kenneth C. Wahl Joseph N. Weixlmann, PhD Stephen W. Welk Jr., MD Paul R. Wiech Gerald Wilemski, PhD Richard J. Wisniewski Edward J. Woeppel Jerome N. Wrzosek
1969 Bruce R. Barten Michael E. Barth Paul A. Battaglia Daniel R. Bednarek, PhD James J. Beyer, PhD Daniel J. Boccolucci Stanley R. Bogdan John L. Boice, MD Laetitia C. Bourke Kathleen S. Bryan Edward B. Carey Bernadette E. Corcoran Gaffney Salvatrice A. Cramer Joseph J. Crotty Joseph D. Cuddihy Peter M. Cuviello Ernest E. Czapla Anthony N. Diina Joseph H. Emhof Richard A. Emhof Joseph P. Finnegan Jr. David R. Franklin William J. Frederick Gary T. Fruscello C. Christopher Fuerst Paul J. Harder Michael D. Hardy Marie Hernandez John E. Hoyt Jr. William I. Hummel Michael A. Hutchinson Carlton H. Jewitt Anthony D. Kalish James E. Kelly III John G. Kern Edward L. Klice Jr. Kenneth J. Kopacz Salvatore T. LaDuca Jr., PhD Florence E. Lennert Thomas A. Lewandowski Thomas J. Machucki Carmen A. Mannella, PhD Anthony M. Masiello Dennis J. Mayer Dale J. McCabe James D. McCarthy Daniel McDonough James R. McGoogan Dale M. McKim Jr. Terrence J. McNeill Barbara D. Mierzwa William L. Mietlowski
Verna R. Morton Peter M. Mueller William J. Nealon Robert E. Nestor Jerome L. Neuner, PhD Paul J. Nowak Frank V. O’Connor Edward F. Osswalt Frank A. Pascuzzi Richard C. Paul John R. Pollard John J. Quackenbush Jr. Michael A. Rehak Jean C. Reilly Bert C. Rizzo* John J. Robilotta Thomas B. Safford Louis A. Sarna Jr. Joseph D. Scanlan Joseph P. Scanlon Robin Schimminger Joanne M. Schwartzott Raymond H. Seitz Charles J. Sellers III Thomas G. Sellers Allen M. Selling Kenneth P. Service William P. Sisler, PhD Jeffrey A. Spencer Robert S. Stockton Mary Lou Tarquini De La Plante Eugene E. Torpey Robert E. Tucker Joseph P. Turski John P. Tutuska Paul N. Upchurch Thomas F. Verchinski Vincent J. Welch Kenneth J. Wilson Sharon A. Wurster* Anthony F. Zon Jr.
1970 Robert H. Albright Jack E. Anderson Daniel J. Barr James J. Barrett Donald F. Beyer John D. Blum Suzanne B. Boyer Gerard James L. Budny, MD Thomas G. Burdo Anthony J. Caldiero Robert M. Ciesielski Mark D. Connolly Michael N. Coppola Ralph A. Coppola John Crabbe Thomas J. Crowley Nicholas Curtin Allan J. Daul Joanne C. Dearlove Richard H. Dinolfo Rev. Gregory J. Dobson Camille R. Dommer Clark John C. Dompierre Michael W. Domske Steven P. Driska, PhD Ronald R. Dukarm Joseph A. Dunn Anna G. Engel, MD Johanna M. English James G. Feldmann
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Karen L. Fernandez-Zupa Gail B. Fisk Mark F. Fitzgibbons Marie S. Friedlander Petrina V. Genco, PhD Mary K. Giles-Hall Rosalie M. Gimbrone Thomas J. Goliber, PhD David A. Golinski Marion V. Grimes Michael P. Healy John M. Heckman John P. Herlihy Jr. Mary B. Hickey Robert R. Howe Noel P. Jeitler Joel M. Johnson Edward J. Kasprzak Dorothy A. Kelleher Michael F. Kennedy, PhD George F. Kermis, PhD Marilee J. Kieffer Thomas J. Killeen Jr. Ronald A. Kimaid Mark P. Kisker Gregory R. Krawczyk Kathleen P. Landon Charles E. Lannon Carol M. Lazarus David C. Luzer Donald T. Lynch Loretta G. Lynch Peter J. Maguire Colleen L. Makowski William V. Malican III John P. Manzella, MD John J. Marciano Jr. Diane L. Matuszak, MD Donald R. Mazur Lawrence T. McGowan William F. McGurn Michael Mieszczak Vincent L. Morelli James L. Mortek Chester S. Moyer Kenneth F. Myszka David M. Naples Linda L. Neuner Paul J. Neuner Sr. Michael E. Noker James J. Ondak Walter R. Pacer Jr. Christine E. Palczewski Richard J. Paolini Joseph P. Paonessa Michael H. Ponichtera Joseph D. Reardon Thomas J. Redmond Rev. Nicholas A. Rossello Alfonso S. Ruggeri Kathleen M. Russo James J. Rzad James R. Sahlem David M. Schofield Judith A. Schwendler Joseph J. Simmons Michael J. Soehner Michael J. Stachowski Rev. Paul W. Steller Rudolf W. Tober Daniel C. Vaccaro Paula R. Valente Albert T. Ventresca Jr. 36
Richard R. Vergili Richard C. Wayne Robert E. Weltzer Jr., PhD Robert C. Wetter Pamela Whiting Lynn S. Wieser Celine C. Wnek Crabbe John F. Wujcik Jr. Kenneth R. Zolnowski Anthony H. Zupa
1971 Larry Aiello Jr. James C. Barone William L. Bauer Thomas E. Bauman Kurt C. Bingeman Lawrence P. Bochen Pasquale V. Bochiechio, DDS William C. Bogdan Richard L. Bognar John F. Bovenzi Donald E. Brodfuehrer Anthony S. Casucci John P. Casucci Blair M. Coleman Thomas P. Connelly Francis A. Cosgrove Robert L. Cronyn, DDS Christopher R. Culliton, DDS Edmund D’Orazio, MD Leslie R. Davis Jr. Thomas M. DeNisco Joseph V. Deninger Quentin L. Dye Thomas G. Edwards Jr., PhD William J. Fileti Raymond J. Fisher Eugene A. Flore Louis A. Giampaola Anne D. Gioia Thomas G. Hall John E. Haslinger John C. Hausle, MD Rita A. Hausle Mary H. Heist Raymond J. Jakubowski Richard F. Janas James J. Jaworski George E. Jendrzejczak Margie Kam Joseph K. Kaszubski Edward R. Keis Edward T. Kendrick Norman C. Kersch Thomas C. Kingston Sharon Klug Susan M. Koral Patricia R. Lanz Timothy M. Laughlin Mark J. Lema, MD, PhD James F. Lennon Charles A. Lestition Margaret M. Locicero Martin C. Lougen Jr. Paul J. Maddaluno Robert H. Maloney Linda Mannella Sylvester A. Mauro Edward J. Mazierski James H. McCabe III John J. McGreevy Philip H. McIntyre
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Albert E. Meslinsky Anne Michael Nancy A. Moore Mary Jane Myszka David J. Novelli, MD Thomas V. Nowak John R. O’Brien Kevin M. O’Bryan Brian P. O’Reilly Roy A. Pasieka Mary Pat Pauly, MD Diane M. Peters-Koren, MD Thomas C. Playford David R. Quackenbush Marion Raimond James J. Rolek Timothy R. Scanlon Paul M. Sciandra Jr. Dennis P. Sheehan Clara S. Smith John L. Smith Thomas G. Smith Paul J. Songer Marie M. Stevens John C. Stubenbord, MD Michael A. Szymczak Janet S. Taylor James E. Tebo David A. Tyrpak Thomas H. VanNortwick David L. Wagner Robert N. Wahl Patricia A. Ward Mary E. Wayne Joann M. Weeks John E. Winiewicz Heidi F. Woolf John F. Wynne Gregory C. Yungbluth Neil C. Zimmerman
1972 Eugene P. Adams Lilly A. Adams-Dudley Suzanne R. Alagna Teresa M. Amabile, PhD Anthony J. Argenio Bernadette Attea Charles E. Badding Jr.* Elizabeth Baringhaus Mattingly Patricia A. Borghesan Stephen G. Brachmann Florian R. Buczek Catherine M. Burzik John M. Callan Joanne M. Cannan Susan C. Collins Daniel T. Comerford Jr. John R. Connolly Leonard A. Coppola Mary E. Cosgrove Daniel W. Coughlin Patricia M. Craig Richard F. Cronin Archie L. Cureton Michael V. Darby, PhD Calvin Darden David D. Desiderio Jeffrey T. Dorn Douglas V. Drumsta Lorene H. Duquin Richard A. Duquin Jr. Patricia M. Enger Paul T. Escott
Charles M. Fadale Patricia H. Fadale Thomas A. Gasiewicz, PhD Robert F. Gellner Mary E. Gentile Guy A. Giancarlo Joseph Gigliotti III Myra G. Glenn, PhD Barney F. Gorin Therese M. Gorman Catherine E. Greene Charles E. Hanny Barbara M. Harder Patrick R. Hayes, MD Daniel W. Horrigan Kevin R. Igoe Marjorie M. Inderbitzen Paul E. Inderbitzen Linda K. Jewett Dorothy Josef Michael T. Joyce Patrick J. Keem, DDS Msgr. James G. Kelly Marguerite D. Kermis, PhD Edward J. Kikta Jr., PhD Elizabeth N. Kolber Michael R. Krajewski Charles R. Kreuter Patricia D. Krombach David B. Laska William E. Leising* James J. Leonard Edward D. Long III, DDS Richard J. Luzer Robert J. Lynch Thomas P. Lynch Rocco J. Maggiotto Frank J. Mango Michael A. Marong William J. McKenna Hugh C. McLean Thomas L. Mertzlufft James C. Metzler William E. Mooar III John W. Mooney Charles E. Moran Jr. Susan A. Morelli William W. Moyer Margaret M. Newman Gerald A. Notaro Margaret M. Novara Thomas O’Malley Gerard J. Owczarczak Daniel R. Palumbo George R. Palz Francis S. Pasztor Paul E. Pawlow David M. Penetar, PhD Paul L. Piciulo, PhD Gerald M. Piech Patricia L. Pitts Ronald E. Robinson John P. Roszkowski Kenneth P. Rozek Philip S. Sandler Paul M. Sawyko Charles E. Schmelzer Jr. John E. Schmidt* William J. Schoeffield* George J. Semler Thaddeus Seremak Gary M. Stott Herbert J. Sturm Mary C. Sturm
William J. Swierat Thomas M. Tollar Wm. Dennis Toole Diana S. Traver Anthony J. Trost George P. Urban III Andrea O. Watson Mark E. Weber Jane White William E. Wilkin Brummitte D. Wilson, MD Robert J. Woeppel Gerald R. Wojcinski Veronica B. Young Stanley L. Zak Jr., DDS James A. Zern Philip G. Zuccaro David J. Zvijac, PhD Wendy A. Zvijac
1973 Lorraine M. Augustynek Linden Joseph J. Baker Essio J. Baldelli Marie M. Baronick Paul J. Blachowicz Adrian J. Block James V. Bowhers Susan C. Bubar Daniel J. Christiano, PhD Barbara A. Ciepiela Linda E. Cipriano David J. Cornell Mary J. Cotter Marcy A. Dandes Kathleen M. DeLaney Stephen G. Dill James H. Dillon Kathleen J. Edwards Amanda C. Evans Judith F. Farmer Thomas M. Finn Daniel J. Fischer William P. Fleckenstein Deborah A. Forczek Shelley Francolini Maher Margaret M. Fronckiewicz Jesse A. Garringer Barbara A. Genco Carmen J. Gentile Richard C. Gessner Charles F. Griffin, DDS Michael R. Harris Thomas E. Hartnett, DDS William L. Heim Jr. Ellen R. Henry Richard J. Hoar Michael E. Hudson David P. Jette Francis G. Jordan Karl M. Kaminski James P. Keane Donald G. Kent Dennis Kluczynski Bernard S. Kwas Ronald P. Kwiatkowski Francis A. LaPosta Michael T. Leary George C. Livingston Paul J. Lovello Michael G. Manicki Mark L. Marcinkiewicz Sandra McGennis
Robert F. McGowan Raymond K. McGurn Paul J. McNaughton Ivy A. Metz Gregory R. Metzger Thomas B. Mineo Edward M. Murphy Jr. Gary J. Niederpruem Jan A. Nowak MD, PhD James T. O’Donnell Michael B. Obstein Raymond F. Palmowski Jr. Michael J. Pikus, PhD Jane Price Loren J. Ranaletta Edward J. Reska C. Anthony Rider George C. Robinson Eileen D. Rolek Marvel E. Ross Jones, PhD Ronald F. Rosso Ronald R. Rusin John S. Ryan Jr. Joseph F. Saeli Jr. Joanne Scanlon Prestia Daniel J. Schofield James P. Schofield John R. Schott David J. Schroeder Donna W. Seymour Ivan Shkurko Robert S. Simcoe Michael D. Stedem Tompkins H. Steele Thomas Stepp Joseph A. Syracuse, PhD Sandra A. Szymanski William C. Thuman Loretta J. Tokoly, PhD Paul D. Walkowski Gary W. Ware John W. Wells II Diane S. Whalen Frederick A. Wiatrowski Allen R. Wierzbicki Gary E. Witman Arnold F. Zdrojewski
1974 John J. Aman Thomas A. Battaglia Deborah A. Berowski Leonard W. Berowski Denis C. Berwanger Richard Blacher Salvatore Bordonaro Thomas H. Buffton Jr. Barbara A. Bukowski Joseph A. Cassetta Ann E. Celani Roman B. Cham, MD John F. Colvin Patricia Z. Connolly Pasquale S. D’Orazio Lenora Darden Mary Grace Diehl Francis J. Downey Terrence M. Downing Joan M. Drexelius, PhD Ruth M. Eberl Robert A. Fitzgerald Anthony J. Forti Robert Gallagher
Chester J. Gary, DDS Edward F. Gilbride John M. Golden Jr., PhD James M. Grupp David G. Hangauer Jr., PhD Gregory L. Harkenrider Minnie L. Harris Edmund J. Hartigan Christopher A. Head Teresa B. Honan Elizabeth A. Horrigan Karen Indian James C. Jackson Donna M. James Dennis K. Janiak Thomas F. Keenan Teresa M. Kidd Susanne M. King Michael D. Kmetz Kenneth J. Konesco David B. Kosuda Cheryl A. Kozlowski Robert R. Kratus Shirley K. Lindemann Stephen T. LoVullo Michael T. Lovering Sheldon J. MacDonell Robert S. Majka Charles E. Makey Jr. Joseph M. Markiewicz Timothy L. Marong Dorothy McMaster John A. Morgan David Nalewajek, PhD Florence I. Nardin Michael J. Neff Peter W. Nichols Timothy R. Nold Charles M. Notaro Daniel H. Page Gail A. Page Nelson J. Paolini Thomas J. Peltz Randall K. Prieur Carmel Priore-Garlock Robert J. Radder Daniel E. Rega Marcia A. Reska Hadden Philip A. Revolinsky Jr. Sarajane R. Rodland Bonita A. Rybak Joseph N. Scarpinato A. Dale Schaefer Daniela E. Schmidt Edward P. Schneider Brian M. Shea Eileen W. Smith Brian E. Stanley Cynthia H. Staten Hans L. Steiniger Dennis F. Strigl Karen A. Synor Thomas L. Upham Mary J. Virginia Dennis C. Walczyk Edward S. Walek James H. Warnes Ann L. Wellington Francis L. Whitson Mark M. Wilemski Charlene Youknut Michael W. Young Pauline M. Ziatts
1975 David J. Amico Richard G. Anderson Phillip N. Andreozzi Francis J. Battaglia Barbara E. Bauda Robert M. Bauer, MD Joseph A. Benzinger Marion P. Blake AnneMarie W. Block, PhD Eileen T. Bohen Deborah F. Bojanowski Leo J. Bracci Thomas P. Brandt Mary Pat Brennan Margaret M. Brooks Frances R. Bruce
Peter A. Figlioti Jr. Daniel J. Fleischman Anne M. Gamble-Sanders Bridget M. Graham William H. Graser John P. Griffin Michael F. Herman, PhD Cynthia M. Hettler Ingerson Karen E. Hudson Daniel J. Hurley Daniel N. Hurley Mary V. Hustead Nancy L. Irek David L. Isbrandt Lawrence G. Jefferys Edward J. Kane Linda L. Kaumeyer
Denise E. Mount Patrick S. O’Keefe Victor J. Patnella, RPh Peter P. Pawlak James J. Pendergast Mary R. Platt Stephen J. Quigley* Donna G. Reimels Gary A. Rich Fred Rodems III, DDS Ann Ruminski David C. Saeva Peter M. Schaber, PhD Robert T. Scott Christine Shiah Diane M. Skrip Angelo V. Sorrento
(l-r) Marty Mulka and Brenda Freedman join James ’68, PhD and Nanci Sherwood at the Regents Scholarship Ball in May. The annual gala is the principal fundraiser for the Canisius College Board of Regents Scholarship Fund.
Carol A. Carlin Eileen R. Cassidy Raymond F. Castro Vincent P. Celestino Anna Marie R. Cellino Michael S. Cody Susan E. Conklin John A. Conley John C. Coppola John C. Corbelli, MD Karen A. Cotter M. Kerry Courtney Gary M. Crosby Michael J. Cubera Colleen A. Culligan Thomas A. Davey Barbara T. DePerto Kathleen N. Dietrich Joanne M. Domske Michael D. Donohue Teresa M. Dorn Thomas R. Emmerling
Mark C. Kellner Sienie Kelly Lynn W. Klein Paul J. Kolkmeyer Ronald Krol Jack J. Kruczynski Nancy L. LaTulip Nancy J. Lauria James C. Lenhardt John F. Lesniewski Cecelia M. Litwin Richard S. Lukaszewicz Thomas L. Mahoney, MD Michael E. Makey Joseph G. Makowski Kevin M. Marmion Michael J. Marszalek Daniel C. Martin Louis N. Mauro Edward C. McCabe David H. Meltzer
Darrell T. Stack Rodney A. Staszak Joseph C. Sutton Jr. William A. Sweet Douglas A. Taylor Susan S. Theeman John J. Treanor, MD Thomas A. Virginia Jr. Gregory J. Was Barry E. Welker Patrick J. Wrafter Robert Zawierucha Albert A. Zizzi Jr.
1976 John C. Abramowski Anne Marie N. Agostinelli Philip J. Aliotta, MD Kathleen P. Allen W. John Bardenett Jr. Edward K. Bartels, MD, PC
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Nadine W. Bartels Warren O. Bath John F. Batt Margaret M. Battenfeld Brian J. Bauer, MD Erik L. Brady William M. Bukowski Jr., PhD Louis D. Burgio, PhD Neil T. Burns Jr. James Butters David M. Casmus James Castracane, PhD Kathleen M. Castracane Anthony P. Catalano Helen Cullinan Szvoren Gary J. Cutler Howard N. Czapla Patricia M. Dachille Paula M. Dalessio, PhD James R. Dempsey Lynn F. Dominiak James L. Domres Maureen P. Donley, DDS Andrew W. Dorn Jr. John R. Drexelius Jr. Eileen Dumansky Paul Gelsomino Robert V. Gibson Michael M. Golebiewski Kathryn M. Gorkiewicz Matthew W. Gorman Dino A. Graziano, MD Shawn J. Grimm Joanne C. Haley Douglas P. Hamberger Rev. James J. Hederman Timothy J. Hoelscher Edith L. Hornick Robert E. Jagodzinski Samuel Jakes Jr. Michael D. Jakubowski Mark S. Janis Thomas M. Kaminska Joan M. Kaufman Michael C. Kaufman William E. Kempf Patricia A. Kiec Peter P. Kluczycki H. Theodore Kluwe Pamela S. Kolmetz Reas M. Kondraschow John L. Langer Robert J. Laughlin Susan R. Leary Paul A. Lorenzo Patricia A. Maher Barbara A. Makarewicz Christine M. Marello Earl D. Martin Rev. Thomas J. McCarthy Jr. Jon A. McKee Marianne McMillin Mary Ellen Meetze Anne S. Meltzer Margaret M. Mergenhagen Stephen P. Mikolajczyk Daniel T. Muller Philip A. Mure Mary I. Murphy G. Daniel Newland James E. Nikischer Mark R. Norris Stephen M. Nosek 38
David L. Noto William V. Oâ€™Connor Robert D. Pacer Sr. M. Veronica Parry James M. Pepe Daniel E. Plachta John G. Provost William T. Rider Kathleen H. Ross Eugene A. Rudzinski Teresa M. Rupp Terrance P. Ryan Kathleen E. Scanlon William T. Schlaerth Jr. James D. Schultz Jr. Karen M. Schultz Mary L. Scott Maria B. Scrivani Anthony M. Serra Robert G. Shaw Tara Shea Joseph V. Siemienowski Judith A. Sipior Joseph L. Skrobacz Cynthia L. Skrzycki Gary L. Smith John D. Specht Lynn M. Steinbrenner, MD Karen L. Sutton Eric J. Tarbox Edward G. Teevan Gary L. Tocke Donna M. Vullo Barbara L. Weber Terrance R. Wellenzohn Raymond H. Witzleben Robert P. Woz Robert W. Wunsch Jr.
1977 Martin G. Agius Gregory M. Amarante Allen D. Andrzejewski Deborah F. Anthony Paul J. Anthony Susan M. Bak Elaine K. Barbati Margaret M. Battin Debra A. Bauman Kevin C. Brady Edward Bratton, DPM Wanda T. Butters Dorothy M. Byrne Brian L. Carrier Thomas J. Caserta Jr. Norman L. Celotto Mary Theresa A. Colson Kevin R. Connors Jr. Madeline D. Coyne Thomas P. Coyne Eleanor C. Daigler Joann M. Dalka K. Barry Darin Paul J. DeMartinis David A. Dickman, DDS Gayle L. Eagan Anthony P. Fedele Frank J. Fields Thomas J. Foels, MD Curtis C. Gaume Michael E. Gaura Michael J. Geraci Deborah J. Glenn
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Maryann Golebiewski Kathleen T. Grimm, MD Alfons P. Gutmann Stephen C. Hackett David D. Hardy Richard R. Haynes Carol A. Hughes Alan D. Jankowski Joseph H. Johnston Camille L. Kane Alan D. Kaniecki June M. Karbowski Kenneth A. Knox Marian T. Knox Janice M. Kramer Suzanne A. Krycia Mary A. Kryjak-Dina David W. Lamm Joseph P. Leberer, MD James Y. Leong Wendee G. Lorbeer Teresa Machusak Smith Patrick J. Maloney Anne M. McGinnis John P. McGrath Dorothy A. Meindl Joseph P. Michael Karen L. Miller John G. Mrozek Eileen M. Nosek Michael E. Palumbo Cheryl A. Paradise Gerald E. Paradise Robert G. Perez, MD Gail F. Plarr Sharon J. Puglia Rev. Thomas J. Quinlivan Donald G. Rackl James A. Rahill Dorri G. Raposa Michael R. Rappl Richard J. Readinger Carol M. Reiber Rev. Theodore C. Rog Karen L. Rogowski Donald A. Ruggirello Barbara C. Rumschik Robert F. Rung III John L. Rusnak Francis A. Salem J. David Sampson Sheila Scandurra Cathleen R. Schrader Michael R. Shannon Sean P. Sullivan Joseph Surdyk Jr. Lawrence J. Vilardo W. Daniel Wahl Grace Wendland Georganne W. White Morris I. White Jane E. Zawistowski Stephen L. Zawistowski, PhD
1978 Michael L. Anastasia Jr. Ellwyn J. Andres Raymond B. August Elizabeth A. Barlog, MD Kevin J. Barlog, MD James P. Bartels, MD Mary K. Bartle Patricia K. Blake
Richard W. Blake Mark M. Bouchane Helen P. Brady Mary J. Breen William E. Breeser Barbara Brennan Riedel Pamela J. Brewer Mary A. Bryant John T. Camp Vincent W. Caputy Kathleen S. Cartus Angela J. Castronova Donald E. Clayback Edward B. Clothier Deborah B. Cohen Richard J. Corbelli, MD Richard F. Courtney Eileen C. Crotty Sendor Carolynne E. Cuffney Ann S. Czapla Christine P. Dear James M. Dickerson Michael P. Duffy, MD Joseph A. Fabi Douglas J. Fatjo Frank J. Fedele Kathleen A. Frascella Phyllis M. Galie Jose Galindo, MD Donna M. Gill John P. Graziani Lynne W. Graziani Mark V. Grecco Judith A. Harris, EdD Jane E. Henry LuAnn C. Howe John J. Hurley Gregory P. Iaconis Cecile M. Jagodzinski, PhD Renee J. Jakes Theresa A. Jakubowski Daniel J. Jaszka Jr. Joyce S. Jewitt Jody M. Kelley Farokh L. Kiani Aslani Gloria E. Korta, MD Celeste M. Korzeniewski Diane L. Leberer Bernard A. Lyons Anthony V. Mancuso James P. Manzella James P. Maxwell Roseann B. Mayo Robert P. Measer Daniel J. Missert Donald G. Mueller Roberta Mure Robert J. Murray Darlene M. Nowak Nancy A. Nyitrai Matilda M. Oppenheimer Peter A. Pepe Nancy J. Peters, MD Richard E. Peterson Patricia A. Rahill James R. Rauh Diane M. Ray James R. Rodriguez Patricia M. Ryan-Dudek Carol J. Sampson Maureen A. Schwab William J. Schwab Jr. Marilyn A. Sharp
Kathleen A. Shaw Evangeline Simon Mark Spitler Mary T. Spohn Jonathan E. Stoberl Paul J. Viola Jr. Richard A. Wall, PhD Donald P. Ware Nancy W. Ware Thomas F. Welch David A. Wolff Richard E. Wolney James J. Wrzosek Mary E. Yoviene
1979 Maria G. Arena Richard G. Battaglia, MD Peter M. Baumgardner Martin J. Berardi John S. Beyer Cecil E. Brazos Mark T. Buffington LuAnn M. Burghardt James W. Burton Eugene A. Cacciatore James F. Chlebowy Shirley F. Christy Paul J. Cienki Jane D. Corbelli Richard J. Donovan Paul J. Dreschler Ruthanne M. Dreschler Joseph A. Duffey Daniel B. Duggan Peter C. Eimer Thomas P. Elsinghorst Ann Marie Ervolina Michael A. Ervolina Jr. Mary L. Finucane Paul D. Flach Alan J. Forsyth Jack E. Gallagher Ann Marie George Charles R. Gill John L. Glassford Charles S. Glinski Diane K. Grace Patrick J. Hederman David Heintzman Richard L. Heist Steven P. Herman, MD Maria T. Kardash Richard L. Kasbohm Lynn A. Kaznowski Stanley J. Kaznowski III Patrick W. Kellick Robert J. Klein Mary Klier Robert A. Klump Timothy M. Konicki Robert Kopra Thomas P. Kowalski Stephen M. Kruk Raymond J. Kubiak Bart J. LaFaso Louis M. LaManna Patrick W. Lannen Deborah C. Leous John L. Leszak Judith A. Manzella Raquel G. Martin, DO Timothy G. McEvoy
Gerard M. Meehan Patricia A. Miceli Michael V. Mirco Jr. David J. Nasca Margaret Neeley Donna L. Ortolani Patrick K. Parry Richard H. Penkalski Michael J. Pietrusik, DPM Linda A. Previll Paul E. Quagliana David P. Rappl William K. Reid Thomas G. Ringwood Michele A. Rizzo Louis J. Russo Jr. Victor J. Rutecki
Jeanne O. Weber Keith I. Weil David J. Wellington Lee C. Wortham Mary Lou T. Wyrobek Robert L. Zotara
1980 Denise R. Abdale Laurie S. Allers Maureen K. Athoe Paul J. Balbierz Marjorie S. Barrows Mary J. Bartels Michael D. Bartz John E. Battenfeld Robert Battista
Sandra V. Falletta Michael A. Faltisco Peter D. Farstad Anne Forti-Sciarrino Carolyn B. Frank David M. Frank Thomas P. Frizzell Clare B. Ganey Donald J. Goralski Michael J. Greenberg Julia M. Grieco Andrew D. Hahn Marsha S. Henderson Robert J. Hendricks Tina M. Juncewicz Gary A. Kielich Eileen K. Kosieracki, DO
Patrick G. Schunk James P. Scinta Beatrice A. Shedler Thomas E. Shedler Debra C. Sheehan Paul A. Skierczynski, MD Mary L. Slisz Becky J. Smith, DO Robert A. Stani Marianne E. Sullivan James G. Surman Philip A. Tonsoline Cathy R. Tubolino Roseann C. Tucker Michael A. Turchiarelli Thomas C. Vacanti Michael J. Vavonese Michelle Ventress Valerie A. Warren Robert J. Weigand Gregory J. Wick Claudine J. Wierzbicki Joel Yoviene, MD Leonard D. Zaccagnino Francesca M. Zafuto Kathy A. Zawicki
(l-r) Mike and Lisa Abruzzino are pictured here with Linda ’84 and Timothy ’81 Balkin at the Regents Scholarship Ball. Proceeds from the event provide financial support to promising young students who otherwise would not be able to take advantage of a Canisius education.
Paul A. Saccomando Jeffery D. Sappelt John P. Schneider Mark G. Schuller, DDS Mary A. Scinta Mark T. Scrivani Christopher J. Shields David G. Sholes James S. Smyczynski Audrey J. Sorrento Dale M. Steinwald Judith A. Stoops Shirley W. Struchen Michael J. Strusienski Dennis J. Sullivan Bruce E. Supernault Kathryn Torpey William J. Trask Sr. William R. Tucker Donald J. Wach Keith H. Waldron
Michael D. Bauman Martin C. Benz Peter E. Benzino Carol L. Berg Daniel S. Blake Michael V. Brylinski R. Eric Burghardt Eugene G. Carney Joseph R. Casacci Judith R. Caserta Robert F. Cavallari Sr. Jon M. Christiano Michael J. Colmerauer Joseph F. Coppola Thomas G. Cummins Robert J. Dermody Jr. Paul F. Diehl, PhD Karen H. Dillon James A. Dobmeier Leah Doherty Kenneth J. Duszynski
Robert J. Kowal James J. Krygier Patricia S. Linehan Rocco Lucente II William E. Mancini Sheila A. Marovich Gregory Mazikowski Neil L. McKeague III David C. McLaughlin Arlene M. Meyerhofer Debra M. Michalek Mary G. Millemaci Reenie C. Murphy Margaret F. Ostrander Terrence F. Ostrander Ronald S. Palmowski Joyce A. Patton Maureen A. Peck Sue S. Phillips Robert R. Quinn Andrew D. Ross
Anonymous (1) In memory of Joseph & Gertude Braun Cynthia S. Aguglia John I. Aguglia Richard C. Arena Patricia A. Aronson Maria A. Baker Kenneth R. Bakowski Timothy P. Balkin John E. Ballow Patricia S. Biank Gregory C. Box David A. Boyland Santo A. Campanella Cathleen S. Casacci Albert P. Cavallari, DDS Andrew J. Christie Jamie E. DePeau Thomas E. Droz Debra J. Dudek Brian A. Eckenrode Joseph J. Emmerling Kevin J. English Joseph C. Eobstel John D. Francisco William N. Freeman Timothy G. Geen, MD Patrick M. Hanley Richard D. Kaczmarski Kevin R. Karwath Jeffrey S. Kawa Robert T. Kean, PhD Deborah L. Keenan Mary F. Kluczycki Ellen T. Koessler Eleanor T. Kubiniec Cathlene A. Lambert Donna A. Lowe Patrick J. Lyons Michael Malyak Paul F. Martin Charles C. Masterson Robert T. Mayer Robert J. McCaffrey
James E. McGoldrick George E. Meyerhofer Gregory J. Miller Michael P. Morseon Matthew L. O’Connor Mary Kay Oberst Virginia C. Oehler Joseph G. Patti Gary L. Patton Helen A. Pawenska Barbara J. Pistner Deborah A. Powell James V. Renda John A. Sable Patrick J. Shea Charles H. Siewert Margaret L. Snajczuk Peter G. Snajczuk II Eileen E. Snyder Margaret B. Sullivan David J. Syraski Darrell S. Szprygada Karen M. Utz Jean M. Wactawski-Wende Gregory F. Whelan Mary Lynn Whissel Martin A. Zaklikowski Gretchen M. Zalenski
1982 James R. Arnone Julie M. Ball Mark A. Barone John P. Belbas, DDS David F. Bilski Jill K. Bond Mary B. Carney, PhD Mary E. Carocci Samuel D. Carocci, DDS Jean M. Cassidy Donna M. Cavallari David K. Chamberlain Mark W. Coley Joseph A. Deni Susan M. Dobmeier James A. Duran III Sharon A. Egan Frank J. Forkl Jr. Diane A. Gerard Raymond C. Gerard Andrew P. Giacobbe, MD Thomas E. Greenwald Dennis J. Hertz Bridgette Hickey Parascando Amy E. Hoffman Karen M. Jackson Stephen F. Jackson Kenneth W. Jaskier Kathleen M. Karas Lisa A. Kind John T. Kolaga William A. Kraus Matthew W. Kucharski Donald J. LaPlante Susan A. Lapetina Robert E. Martin Thomas P. McCullough Donald W. McLaren Carol L. Miller Gary F. Mong Joan A. Mullin Mark B. Munro Arthur F. Musarra
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Molly J. Musarra Anthony J. Muscato II Lawrence W. Noworyta Ronald M. Olejniczak Ann M. Palmer Mark J. Pietrocarlo Sr. Wallace C. Piotrowski Robert E. Pollock Jr. Susan M. Polvino Joseph F. Power Maureen B. Pratt Michael J. Pratt Polly Quinlan Klapper Kenneth F. Radens Richard Ross Gregory P. Rustowicz Richard M. Schaus
Daniel J. Benz, MD James E. Biegajski David R. Bolz Bruce A. Bonhoff Samuel M. Bronsky David C. Buczynski Evelyn L. Burns-Kerney, PhD Jerry A. Buscarino Patricia S. Capozzi Diane J. Christel Michael G. Christel, PhD Michael G. Christiano Patricia Cotter Duggan Catherine A. Craft-Fairchild, PhD Michael E. Degen Jack J. Dempsey Jr. James F. Dentinger
John J. Jenkins Joanne S. Johnson Mark W. Johnson William P. Johnson Christopher M. Kelly Gerard F. Kersten Henry G. Koziol Jr. Judith M. Kubiniec Joanne M. Kuzniarek Katherine S. Lammers, MD Stacy R. Levin Linda F. Lounsbury Keith J. Malinowski Patricia A. McCartan Lawrence G. Miceli David C. Mineo Bradley J. Moncton
Edward Burke Carey ’69 (center), chair of the Canisius College Board of Trustees, catches up with Glenn Weber ’92 (left), director of alumni engagement, and Dennis Misko ’67 (right), major gift officer, at the reception honoring members of the Leadership Society and the Rev. James M. Demske ’47, SJ, Society.
John A. Sheehan Randal I. Spivack Michael S. Taheri Colleen S. Tonsoline Gary M. Toomey Mary L. Treanor George E. Ulrich Marlene M. Vastola Barbara A. Wagner Mark V. Wagner Ben K. Wells Frank J. Zeffiro Bonnie E. Zimmerman Mark S. Zirnheld Gail M. Zvijac John E. Zvijac, MD
1983 Mark A. Aquino Diane B. Baisch Judy A. Bassanello 40
Linda A. Dobmeier Diane T. Dolan Patrick J. Dooley Mary E. Dyszlewski, PhD Anita E. Earley Cindy A. Eller John H. Emmons Ann M. English Mark G. Evans Perry D. Figliotti Linda M. Freeman Suzanne Fuller Patricia P. Galbo James P. Gallagher David M. Gelia Karen L. Gray Patricia A. Hartigan Nancy W. Hartnett Donna M. Herle Melvin J. Hoffman Marie E. Hojnacki, PhD
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Joseph M. Nowicki Christopher M. O’Brien Kathryn Odrobina MaryBeth Pace Nasca Bruce R. Peterson Catherine Pilarz Nancy M. Polino Joseph J. Porempski Susan D. Power Jeffrey M. Priore Matthew G. Reinbold Chris A. Rustowicz Joseph A. Sanfilippo Mary E. Schamann, MD Daniel J. Scully Karen M. Seitz Sydney M. Seitz Peter E. Shumski Virginia P. Smaczniak Rosanne K. Stolzenburg Margaret M. Talarico Mark J. Talarico
Paul J. Tontillo Thomas J. Vogel, PhD Donna A. Volpe, PhD Linda A. Wach Michael R. Winter Eileen L. Wolmering Steven M. Zaccari
1984 Kenneth T. Almeter Anthony Aronica Lisa S. August Linda Balkin Patrick J. Barrows Ronald L. Bickelman Katherine S. Bifaro Kevin A. Borth Michael L. Bradley Mary Alice M. Browne Christine M. Burke Julianna K. Burke John J. Burns Katharine A. Burns Cheryl A. Cahlstadt Peter J. Calabrese Brian M. Caputi Kathleen Caputi John F. Carrig Charles Cassetta Jeffrey R. Clark June J. Colello-Sokolowski William J. Covelli Arthur W. Crumlish Patrick L. Cusato Laurie Dann Michael A. Denz James R. Deuschle Donna M. Dickey MaryEllen S. Dolan Patricia G. Duffy Jeffrey T. Fiorello Joseph L. Fischer Robert J. Fleischmann Paul M. Fontana Thomas W. Fritton Jr. Maureen A. Geiser Richard N. Gilbert Jr., MD Michele M. Heine Virginia Heller Mary Ann Hoffert Eric W. Jaszka Sharon R. Jaszka Joan S. Johnston Andrew Kedzierski Margaret P. King Susan M. Koscinski Michelle A. Lafferty Christina M. Lana Shine Irving H. Levy Lucy A. Lorczak John T. Loss Kenneth M. Malecki John P. Maloney Marian McLellan Frank K. Milano Nancy A. Miller Lisa M. Molle Steven C. Neth Norman J. Orlowski Jr. Mary Perna Greenwald Paula R. Pirson John A. Polvino Charles L. Reiser Jr.
Kathleen A. Reiser Rev. Mark W. Renner J. Leonard Rizzo Gary P. Roessler Mark J. Ryan Ann Marie Sava Frank J. Sava Doris A. Schanzlin Douglas E. Schuster Christopher M. Sciolino David A. Stachura Jeffrey P. Steinig, MD Paul M. Tyrpak Maryan Valaik Alfred C. Woch Laura A. Zirnheld
1985 Daniel C. Arth Christopher J. Bartolone, MD Rosalie A. Bartolone James D. Basil Marie L. Battaglia Catherine A. Bolz Steven J. Bulera, PhD Denise M. Callari, MD James W. Carr Jr. Joel A. Cohen, PhD Celine A. Contos Lori A. Coticchia Mary Beth Cucinotta Clare M. Dean William M. Delano Paul M. Dennee Kathleen E. Dietz Stephen J. Domino Bryan J. Donohue Molly E. Donovan David A. Drajem Timothy M. Duffy Suzanne C. Eberhard Sebastian W. Fasanello William J. Flattery Peter J. Galie III Albert E. Gress Kathy A. Hoelscher Glieco Patricia A. Johnson Cathleen M. Kaplewicz Joseph J. Karaszewski Donald J. Keller Robert T. Kennedy David E. Klawon Richard D. Kosmerl Susan A. Koszela John E. Kowalczyk David J. LaMastra Steven J. Longo Richard N. Lyons Sheila D. Lyons Diane K. Magrum-Doegah David L. Marotto Janet F. Maszdzen Michael G. McCaffrey Monica C. McNeill Mark Millace Katherine M. Mohney Jeanne M. Moog Michael C. Mooney Joseph C. Morreal Jean P. Morrison Hugh R. Neeson, MD Loretta A. O’Brien Lynn M. Patterson
Gloria E. Paul Judith A. Piwowar Gerald F. Pullano Lynn A. Pullano Deborah Race Mary M. Reiser Kristine J. Rich Thomas O. Rich Jr. Susan L. Rinaldo Elizabeth T. Rott Raymond M. Rott William A. Russo Jr. Elizabeth A. Ryan Lawrence A. Schiavi Tammy D. Schiavi Dominic M. Schiavone John Schimert James J. Schnorr Colleen M. Seminara Janet M. Sheehan James R. Steinbrenner Christopher T. Strzalka, MD Michael W. Sullivan, MD Anne M. Swierat Christine M. Tricoli John M. Tricoli Terry M. Wall Diane J. Weber Jill M. Wierzba Joan L. Woodward Joseph P. Zenger Christopher Zoladz
1986 Linda M. Adams Joseph Alaimo Jr. Denise A. Anderson James N. Bailey Christopher J. Bartels, MD Peter L. Beanland Michael E. Benzin Randal N. Bernick Susan Bonetto Butler Colleen A. Brade Stephen E. Brnik Jr. Jerry G. Canada Jr. Kevin M. Carter Gina M. Castelli A. Daniel Coates Timothy J. Collins James J. Damian Joseph C. DiStasio Philip A. DiStefano Gretchen A. Duling, PhD Douglas C. Gaffney Rev. Leonard L. Gioeli Cary J. Haller Patricia E. Hamlett James P. Hayes Terri L. Hazelet Terrence P. Higgins David W. Hoffman Mark E. Hoffman William J. Ilecki Ann M. Jakubczak Joyce T. Janson Dennis Kaite Mary Anne Kermis Steven J. Koch Cindy M. Krajacic Ivan Krajacic David J. Kraus Sheila A. Kubinski Kenneth M. Kujawa
Susan M. Kunkel Anthony P. Losardo Judith L. Michalski Gregory J. Murphy Ellen B. Narins Timothy M. O’Connor Frank S. Pappalardo Kathleen M. Pedini Perry J. Pedini Roland E. Pigeon Daniel P. Regan Carol J. Riniolo James M. Roessler Paul J. Ryczek Donna Lee M. Sheehan Maria B. Slabyk Gail T. Sokolowski Celia Szczepura John P. Tammaro Lawrence S. Tyczka Suzanne M. Valtin James G. Weimer Pamela J. Wendling Renee M. Wolf Laura A. Zaepfel Brian E. Zittel Scott J. Zuccala
1987 Dennis W. Adowski Daniel R. Alessi JoEllen Alvarez Craig R. Arrison Ann M. Battaglia Paul E. Belter Mary Karen Bierman Rev. Leon J. Biernat Robert E. Boeing Ann Bogucki Daniel J. Borzynski, PhD Rosetta C. Brocato Diane M. Burkholder Paula M. Catlin James A. Cipriani Mary E. Coates Sofia S. Cruz Sean P. Cunningham Bonnie L. Cywinski Maureen E. D’Orazio Georgia B. Dachille Georgianna H. Dachs Carol A. Dzielski Elizabeth A. Edbauer Elaine M. Elkington Joseph R. Emhof Nancy Erdman William T. Erdman Jr. Susan J. Eschberger Kenneth Feldt Timothy C. Foster Kristin M. Fries, PhD Anthony L. Galley James G. Geisendorfer Susan E. Genier Marlene M. Gorski James F. Granville Jennifer L. Greco D. Josh Gregory Eileen F. Grimaldi Anne M. Haentges John R. Hamlett Jr. Kenneth J. Hans Kevin M. Hayes Michael S. Hazelet
Catherine M. Healy Timothy M. Heyden, MD Daniel T. Higgins Wayne E. Hines Lisa B. Hoffman, MD Paul C. Hoffman Susan M. Jacobson Mary Anne Jaquay Mark A. Joly Peter T. Juliano Holly J. Kelley Wendy D. Kihl Karen L. Kirst Susan M. Knopeck Karen G. Kull William Leahy James R. Lebherz Roger J. Lis Jr. Favio L. Lopez Andrew J. Luchowski Kimberly M. Magner Charles J. Masino Lynda M. Maywalt Margaret C. McCarthy, PhD Robert J. Metzen Antoinette L. Millard Anthony C. Montione Robert T. Moran Paula M. Orlowski Anne Marie Parucki Milazzo John E. Rupp Bryan D. Schaefer Barbara A. Schaus David P. Schlee Jane E. Schwartz-Scelta Mary E. Shea, PhD David P. Shervin Brian C. Smith Teresa A. Smolarek, PhD Thomas P. Spier Maria M. Steinig Paul S. Sutton Maria F. Valint Elizabeth A. Viszt Theresa A. VonVreckin David E. Willcox Jr. Jon P. Yormick Ann M. Zmuda
Anonymous (1) Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Judith L. Alexin Maureen A. Anderson Nancy L. Augustyn Thomas J. Bassanello Russell M. Battaglia Patricia A. Baubonis Julie A. Benzin Kelly A. Bettinger Kimberly G. Bissett Patricia L. Boyd Mario J. Citra Denise M. Cronyn Michelle M. Cunningham Marlene L. Davis Deborah A. DiMatteo Annette M. Dispenza-Kajtoch Brian Dolan David C. Donohue Maribeth L. Dooley Susan L. Dybas Mary H. Eberl Edward K. Eisaman
Susan J. Emborsky Sandra L. Farrell Joseph J. Federico Katrina M. Foster Margaret M. Frank Valerie J. Frier James J. Greco Michael A. Grosso Paul V. Hartigan Janice L. Herrmann Geoffrey G. Hobika, MD Kathryn M. Homer Mark A. Jubulis, PhD Mary G. Kaminski Gary M. Knopeck Richard W. Kull Kristin K. Lodick Maureen M. Lopez Julie F. Lyman Daniel J. Mancuso Melanie C. Marotto Colleen M. Matuszak Thomas Maulucci, PhD Robert J. McArdle Edward W. McGrogan Eileen R. McGuire Patricia A. Moore Helen R. Morsheimer Annette T. Mueller Matthew H. Mulville Norma F. Myers Frank P. Nemeth Mark J. Nigro Michael G. Pagano Ronald W. Parylo John M. Reiser Randy C. Rucinski Deborah M. Schwarz Ann Segarra James S. Segarra Andrew J. Shaevel Elizabeth B. Shea John D. Shine Paul R. Shosho Maria E. Sullivan James D. Suter Jeffrey F. Swiatek Peter J. Tabone James N. Tokarski Ruthanne I. Trinca-Conley Stephen M. Ulrich J. Joseph Van Volkenburg Jo Anne M. Viapiano Tracy A. Wass Timothy T. Wellenzohn Anthony G. Wiertel
1989 Gregory E. Agoston, PhD Karen S. Bateman Domenico M. Berardi, DDS Craig R. Brandon Kevin P. Brown Patricia Bubar Spear Patrick W. Burke Kelly M. Carrigg Diane J. Chandler, PhD Jon A. Choboy Deborah A. Chrzanowski Mark M. Comerford Dorothea E. Crombie Susan E. Donohue Margaret R. Duffin
Barbara A. Farmer Sharon M. Federico Beth A. Flynn Rosemary Giroux Hart Marie P. Grisanti Brian S. Holleran Janice M. Horn Joseph P. Ivers Lisa F. Keicher, MD Ann M. Kresse-Gegelys Catherine A. Kurek Timothy A. Lazarus Patricia A. Maehr William J. Maher II Russell J. Matuszak Laura A. McEwen Glenn R. Mogavero Wendy L. Montante Patricia M. Moran Craig P. Moritz Linda M. O’Connell Beth A. Orlowski, DO Mary Carol Penfold Clarinda S. Poliachik Lisa M. Pugliese Salvatore R. Quagliana Ann M. Ritz Marisa Rizzo Salvatore Rizzo Barbara A. Ruff Thomas R. Rybarczyk Mark J. Schaefer Paula A. Schenk Jeffrey A. Senall, MD Andrew N. Smith Cynthia M. Stoddard Timothy P. Strzalka, DDS Lynn M. Szubinski J. Timothy Vaeth Jeffrey F. Voelkl David C. Wachowiak Matthew R. Wawrzynski, PhD Timothy J. Wellence Julie A. Wojick Susan L. Zamorski
1990 Jennifer A. Amsden Joseph T. Arcara Jr. Richard M. Argentieri Dawn M. Bingeman Joseph P. Bohen John C. Brownsey Marialuisa Caico Berardi Enrico Caiola, MD Lisa M. Caiola Daniel T. Celotto Charles W. Cook Mark C. DiPasquale Elizabeth J. Dobosiewicz Andrew R. Donacik Tara C. Ende Maria L. Fiddler William R. Filipiak Janet M. Fischer Margaret A. Fitzpatrick Kevin M. Gavin Karen L. Ginnane Lori A. Gmeinder Douglas E. Haak Jr. John J. Herman John J. Hidy Christopher D. Kane, PhD
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Christopher C. Kempton Kathleen A. Kirk Sheila E. Krieger Lynn Kubiak Kristen M. Kulinowski, PhD Lisa F. LaBrake Valerie A. Latona Sabrina A. Lucente-Huddy Kristin B. Maher M. Jane Mansell Michele M. Manuel Anne F. McDonough Delaine M. Mead Mark P. Mead Michael F. Newman Albert A. Nigro Theresa M. Novoa Susan M. O’Donnell Margaret A. Pagano Tracey L. Peterson Ronald A. Raccuia David M. Radka Phillip A. Rapini Julie A. Raye Mark J. Rydzynski Mollie Scanlon David M. Schmidt Douglas J. Schmidt Margaret E. Shotwell Brian Tobin Mary Vance Boyd John A. Vecchio Elizabeth Waite Ann L. Woloszynski Rev. Mark H. Woodward Christopher X. Zarra 42
1991 Steven A. Achramovitch Michael D. Andriatch Jr. Daniel J. Attard Maureen A. Blake Molly E. Bohen Leo J. Bojdak Dennis G. Brown Timothy J. Bubar Regina G. Carter Lynn R. Conaway Patrick C. Cummings Leah Cunningham, MD Mark J. Czarnecki Rachel A. Davis Ralph A. DiNinno Kristin Etu Michael P. Etu Eric P. Fiddler Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick George H. Gardner III Ronald J. Gorman Amy L. Hayes Lisa M. Herman Peter S. Hurley Kevin J. Jarnot Susan P. Kane Linda M. Kennedy Mary L. Kirby Linda M. Klaben Matthew J. Klaben Gary J. Koch Mark J. Koziel Tammy L. Laughlin James K. Lussier David L. Macro Donna M. Mancuso
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Sharon O. Matheny Christopher J. May Theresa A. McDonald-Gale Douglas C. McKee Bruce D. Mitchell Michael J. Montante Karen M. Nuwer Rosemarie A. O’Bannion Laura M. O’Geen Vincent A. O’Keefe, PhD Marya J. Propis Matthew W. Pusloskie Mark S. Regoord Mary E. Riley Metcalf Kristen M. Robillard, MD Patrice A. Rosenberry Mary Ellen Ross Molly A. Rydzynski Richard H. Sander Jr. Jennifer J. Smith Peter F. Stengel, MD Shawn M. Swanson Keith A. Szen Christopher L. Thomas Margaret A. Thompson Peter V. Weimer Peter R. Yacobucci Joyce A. Zadzilka
1992 Rosemary Alessi Rebecca L. Attea-Weimer Tracey M. Berical Joseph M. Biondo Jennifer G. Bojdak Patrick P. Braunscheidel Jill L. Bronsky Haiman Cai Joanne M. Cannavo, PhD Shawn B. Carmody Paul J. Casilio Ellen R. Christy Kelly L. Cody Gerard M. Coleman Jennifer L. Cummings Joseph A. Cuviello John F. Daly Anne Marie Dobies Joseph P. Dunleavy Nora Eberl Plizga Paul F. Endres Bradley G. Engel Cheryl L. Farman Michael J. Farman Kenneth W. Flasza Lenora B. Foote Brenda L. Gojevic Patrick D. Holesko Jennifer L. Hurley Mark R. Jajkowski, MD David W. Janca Ralph M. Jeswald Michael J. Judkiewicz Marietta C. Lafornara Charles A. LeFevre III Joseph C. Leary Jr. Mark J. Manuele James J. Martin Karen A. Mauro Melanie L. McNally Brian M. Melber Marilyn J. Micko Amy R. Morris
Acea M. Mosey Michael J. Ostempowski, MD James H. Pawlow, PhD Connie M. Pileri David E. Reid Jennifer A. Rockensuess Terrence E. Romance John P. Ryan James C. Shattuck, PhD James E. Sieckmann Ronald J. Sigeti, PhD David E. Sion Jr. Kevin M. Smith Jeffrey T. Stievater Salvatore Tulumello Glenn P. Weber Thomas M. Wightman
1993 Douglas A. Alderdice David P. Argentieri Silvia W. Baines Tricia A. Belter Stephen R. Bubar Caroline M. Burnett Timothy S. Burns Margaret M. Cardina Michelle L. Chapman Michael Cianciosa Michele M. Colangelo, DO Beth A. Corry Pauline C. Costanzo Will Christine A. Cutler David J. DiCarlo Jr. Nancy DiStasio Lisa A. Dusza Carrie Ann C. Fahey Maria-Rose Frisina Claudia Galanti Daniel J. Geary Frank J. Gojevic Patricia J. Gordon Peter F. Gruen Jeannine L. Higgins Michael P. Hilczmayer Jr. Willie C. Jordan III Frank W. Kirstein James J. Koppmann Karen M. Leone Douglas T. Lockhart Amelia H. Lyons, PhD Jeffrey J. Maddigan Pamela J. Meadows Lisa M. Mendonza-Mineo, MD Eileen B. Monahan Susan M. Muldoon Mary L. Murrett Scott M. Neff Jennifer Park Anthony J. Pelosi Jr. Brian T. Perry Christopher J. Petherick Maria M. Pisano Denis M. Ryan Jennifer E. Ryan Jill E. Schmidle Angelique M. Schweikowsky Judy M. Sescil Colleen M. Shanahan Robin L. Sion Kevin M. Stoklosa Kelly L. Whalen Michael B. Will John T. Wozniak
1994 Keith C. Applegate Matthew R. Baumgarten Jill L. Belote Rosanna Berardi Gina M. Bergman Kevin A. Biata Bruno Blazicko Martha A. Buddendeck Elisa K. Church Goupil Paul T. Courtney Daniel H. DelRegno Paula A. DelRegno, MD Brian M. Dyl Judith A. Eckert Michelle L. Erikson Ellen M. Farrell Jerome R. Flanagan Carrie Golombek-Sullivan Jay M. Gormley Scott J. Gorski Jeffrey G. Halstead Linda M. Hammerl Brian W. Hutton Dennis R. King II Christopher J. Maira Jane S. Mathias Karen A. Mazurchuk-Borth Patrick J. McGovern Henry W. McWilliams Beth A. Montague Joellyn T. Murry Jeff R. Pinkowski Colin J. Powers, MD Daniel E. Rustowicz Catherine M. Scanlon Kenneth R. Schneider Kathleen M. Sellers Steven P. Siffringer Scott L. Sroka Adam Stoltman Ian M. Sullivan Thomas J. Tobin, PhD Ryan T. Trapper Michael P. Trivison Julianne Urban Mary P. Ward Kimberly A. Wilson Marc C. Zucarelli
1995 Jason R. Andalo Michael J. Ball Christopher Bopst Kristen D. Caputo Lingyun Chen Kathleen V. Collins Jason T. Cummings Kimberly A. DeTrask Ronald A. DiGiore Jr. Valeri D. Dicosola Carol W. Dombrowski Margaret M. Eberl, MD, MPH Dorothy B. Gaines Lance C. Gondek Nicole Graci Anthony B. Habib Ryan W. Hawthorne Stacy W. Hennessy Dawn M. Hollowell Brian C. Hyer Anthony Ianni James E. Iglewski Susan K. Iverson
canisiusfund Downing Magis Challenge Exceeds Goal
2014-15 CANISIUS FUND CAMPAIGN CABINET
Canisius Fund thanks all donors
General Chair & Leadership Chair John L. Langer ‘76
The Downing Magis Challenge, which took place during the Canisius Fund’s 2014-15 annual campaign, was a tremendous success. Thanks to the generosity of our extraordinary community of donors, the initiative raised close to $850,000 more than double its goal. The money raised, from 2,538 donors, will provide additional funding for tuition assistance and scholarships, and academic and athletic programs and initiatives that will continue to strengthen the college’s Jesuit educational mission. The challenge was made possible through the estate of the late Franklin G. Downing HON ’11, who personified the Jesuit ideal of giving more. The Downing Challenge matched new and increased gift amounts up to $250,000.
Amy H. Kantz Brian C. Kantz Jennifer A. Kavanaugh Corey A. Loucy Kathleen A. Lyons Michael A. Migliore Ann M. Murphy Brian M. Murphy Rev. Paul C. O’Connor, SJ Michael J. O’Leary Elizabeth A. Pitard Tracy L. Schmidt James P. Schnell Daniel M. Shea, PhD David A. Taylor Jennifer M. Urban Kevin G. VonVreckin Theresa M. Walsh Eric D. Winterberg Gregg A. Zaparaniuk
1996 Randy E. Barber Laura J. Barnum Gretchen M. Brand Anthony L. Cavaretta Kevin M. Corcoran Erin L. Dee Dwayne E. Dewyea Donna M. Fitzgerald Therese J. Fuerst John B. Garvey Michele M. Gephart Kathryn M. Goller Maura E. Gregg Kristen J. Grosso Joanne M. Hart Dennis P. Hartnett Jonathan F. Herzog Laura Herzog Kathleen E. Hufnagel Robert C. Jones II Darren P. Kavanaugh Michelle C. Knavel Robert H. Krombach Matthew L. LaBrake
Kerry L. LaPlante, PhD Paula W. Leszak Kelly A. Luke Christopher F. Malof Michelle V. Mathis Kay Kevin C. McGowan, EdD Kimberley Minkel-Shepard Timothy M. Moran JoAnne M. Mroziak John F. O’Donnell Jr. Eileen M. Oliver-Eggert Lisa M. Palladino Thomas L. Paone, MD David I. Rudder, PhD Shannon M. Ruminski-Klejdys Joseph A. Sammarco Patricia C. Stern Dann
1997 MaryLou Boll Kenneth R. Boudreau Robert A. Castiglione Jennifer Courtney Robert J. Dachille Jeffrey W. Donlon Elizabeth C. Farrell McCuen Gregory D. Fein William D. Fenston Chandra M. Fisher, DO Gregory G. Flammer Daniel J. Fox Christopher M. Galbraith Thomas F. Grzebinski II Martha L. Held Michelle M. Henn Brian P. Hennessy Elizabeth S. Herle Maureen M. Hidy Becky A. Machado Melissa A. Marguccio Thomas J. Matheny Elizabeth F. McGowan Christine D. McWilliams Adam F. Mikols Jamel C. Perkins Angela E. Pileri
Debra A. Rektorik Catherine M. Roberts Jennifer J. Snyder Haas Kalat T. Sylvis Cassandra J. Todaro Gregory J. Urban Steven J. Wass Sherri M. Weber Amy C. Whipple Jeffrey T. Zawada
1998 Amanda J. Bassi Lucie A. Bellittiere Owen G. Bossman, MD Nancy Buck Pamela E. Budny Edward F. Bukowski Linda A. Daniel Joseph M. DiGesare Charlene E. Dodd Jennifer L. Fairfield Jennifer S. Farrell Peter M. Fay Doris J. Gayles Daniel J. Hart, DO Sandra F. Hasselback David P. Hilbert Kristine S. Hoffmeister Michael E. Kader, MD Laura J. Kowal William A. Kresse, PhD Theresa M. Lehner Fox Christian D. Longo Jennifer L. Payne Geri S. Pfohl Robert J. Ramsdell, MD Christopher S. Ruminski Patricia A. Ruof Deborah A. Rutecki Eric S. Steward Frances Vaughan James M. Wujcik Gary C. Wysocki
Staff Chair Gary M. Everett
Vice Chair David L. Noto ‘76
Faculty Chair Walter G. Sharrow HON ‘13, PhD
Alumni Chair Nicholas Fiume ‘01
Parent Chair Beth A. Edbauer ‘87
Young Alumni Chair Chelsea L. Khalil ‘08
Parent Chair Linda E. Gerbec
MBA Chair Myron Hickok MBA ‘12
Student Chair Maria M. DeMartinis ‘13, MSEd ‘14
Gen. Chair Emeritus/ Blue and Gold Chair James E. McNicholas Jr. ‘68, MS ‘97
Jeffrey W. Agnello Michael C. Baetzhold David P. Birkemeier Jennifer A. Birkemeier Karen S. Boehm Marcy J. Bubar-Jordan Michael S. Cammarata Jason F. Cassidy, PhD Lorenda D. Chisolm David B. Churchill Eric M. Dobies Robin J. Donlon Craig S. Ersing Suzanne M. Gannon Beth A. Gullo Jason D. Gullo Anne C. Hulsman Todd C. Iozzia Jeffrey T. Ketcheson Dennis W. Koch, PhD Jeanne E. Liu Aubrey T. Lloyd III John A. Lojek Nina M. Mang Henderson Christopher C. Martoche Richard K. Mattison Sean D. McManus Robynn M. McPartlan Rich Lisa M. Mesler Karen L. Mikols Laura M. Murphy William T. Murphy Brian J. Page, MD Frank A. Pepe Jason P. Przybysz Sean T. Reilly J. Benjamin Scaffidi Mark L. Shepard Deeksha K. Singh Mary J. Slomba Susan M. Swarts Kevin M. Tomaka Amy M. Vergamini Samantha A. Wolinski Anthony D. Zoratti
Lisa M. Baetzhold Jason K. Barker, MD Nicole J. Barker, MD Sarah A. Bell David B. Berman Janet Binette Scott Brzezinski Dawn M. Buczkowski Robert B. Cameron Beverly A. Close Robert G. Close II Sherrida V. Davis Alyce O. Dolce Ernest Dusza Caren E. Gellin-Talledo, MD Craig C. Henderson Corinne P. Jackson Susan M. Johnson Heather Jordan Larson Daniel Kang Mary M. Kapsiak Jennifer L. Kasprzak Mikal J. Krueger Scott M. Lucas Renee M. Mapes, DO Michael A. Marong Jr. Timothy J. McAllister Kathryn B. McCormick Kevin K. McPartland Joseph J. Militello Jacqueline M. Morris William J. Morris Philip L. Otminski Adam D. Quick Lynda M. Regan Matthew J. Roan Erica C. Sammarco Timothy E. Schick Marjorie M. Schmidt Sarah T. Solomon Kimberly A. Sosnowski Kimberley M. Sullivan Gijsbert J. Talledo Rachel L. Todtenhagen Evelyn R. Vento, MD
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David C. Wagner Lynne A. Wagner Karen Wailand Conrad Anthony J. Winkowski, MD Audrey M. Winkowski Erin M. Zack Jennifer L. Zeh Kristin N. Zirnheld Shauna C. Zorich, MD
2001 Patricia D. Arena Mollie A. Ballaro Peter P. Battista John Bell Thomson, MD Jonathan S. Bialek Lisa M. Bialek
Claire E. Walton Jillian M. Warner Jeffrey J. Watorek Christine E. Wiktor Deborah C. Woeppel Julie S. Wysocki
Anonymous (1) Francisco J. Aragon Rebecca J. Berry Sean L. Berry, PhD Pamela J. Bochiechio, MD Timothy D. Calkins Lin Chen Kerry E. Collard Roseann Cook
Michael D. Moore Nancy Naples O’Neill Scott F. Noah Jennifer L. Odrobina Mary R. Packman Drew C. Patterson* Kristina R. Pinkowski Donald R. Roncska Paul G. Sippel Michael J. Spillman Sarah H. Spillman, DO Lauren J. Streit Michael P. Turski Sylvia D. Wallace Steven Wanzer Christine H. White-Schemel
James E. Hornung Jr. Amy M. Kasprzak Nicole M. Kibler Edward L. Lavery Betty L. Levin Lisa M. Marong Kathleen C. McCarthy-Ryan Erin S. Meehan James C. Murray Robert J. Perry Scott C. Regdos Angela M. Richardson Kathleen M. Riley Elizabeth P. Sheehan Melissa M. Shoff Nathan A. Shoff Melissa N. Subjeck
Thomas O. Ehmann Garett R. Farrugia Lisa M. Flaherty Amanda M. Fox Keith S. Galley Angelo S. Gambino Erika L. Gullo Eileen C. Herbert Erik R. Hewitt Stacy C. Johnson Katherine K. Juhasz Jessica A. Kalbarczyk Joseph G. Kick Alan M. Knowles Jeffrey N. Koppmann Erin K. Lacki Anthony P. Maggiotto Jr. Jeremy H. Mesches Daniel B. Moar Margaret E. Moberg Christine D. Moran Luann Mullen Joanna M. Panasiewicz Gerald E. Paradise III Brian R. Pecoraro, DO Amy E. Reville Corey J. Rossi Gerald C. Saxe Meghan J. Sartain Catherine S. Shannon Sarah E. Signorino Jerod J. Sikorskyj Bogdana G. Sokolov Tracy L. Tessier Elizabeth J. Turner John E. Turner James H. Wahl Christopher V. Ware
(l-r) The Hon. Lenora Foote ’92 joins Emilio and Kim Colaiacovo, and Lynn Murphy and Edward Murphy Jr. ’73 at the Regents Scholarship Ball. The sold-out event raised an extraordinary $159,040.
Kristen L. Cacciotti Eileen A. Cartonia Raymond Chirayath John W. Dutko Elaine M. Fantini Steven D. Fazekas Jamie L. Fiegel Maddalena Nicholas Fiume Erik E. Harman Tina M. Harman Janice L. Hoeltke Schifferli, DO Joshua T. Hutter, DDS Bree N. Knight Heather M. Kwiatkowski Keith R. Kwiatkowski Donna S. Laudico James A. Michael Monique Mirshak, MD Mollie E. Niederpruem Sheela Nigam Mark J. Piatkowski Sr. Mary L. Rustowicz Joanne G. Vile 44
Christopher A. Costanzo Glen R. Dennis Joshua C. Dissek John B. Ende Bradley R. Ertel Chaka N. Felder-McEntire Nicole S. Galante Erin P. Galley Kristy M. Grossman Julie A. Hetey John P. Hoar Martha J. Hoff Lisa M. Hussainov Daniel R. Jennings Elizabeth A. Kalfas Brian K. Kasprowicz Rev. James W. Kirkpatrick Muris Kobaslija Christa L. Kopacz Kathleen F. Martoche Steven J. Megerle Pamela S. Menard James M. Moore
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2003 Karen P. Abbott Myles M. Abbott Aimiamia Amadasu Martin W. Anneler Molly M. Arkon Betsy E. Bargmann Janet R. Bevilacqua Jeffrey R. Blake Adrienne Carroll Paul R. Cary Jason R. Ciliberto Robert A. Conti Joseph T. DeLuca, DDS Kenneth Doktor DeLeon Evans Rhonda A. Frederick Timothy J. Gallagher Calvin E. Grinnen Teresa B. Hammer Christopher P. Hawken Catherine R. Hellinger Timothy J. Hooge
Joyson C. Thomas Deborah A. Wagner Mary M. Weir Barbara J. Wozniak Jill J. Wright Jaime L. Yager Jessica K. Zoladz
2004 Jennifer L. Anthony Timothy P. Barrett David J. Berube Marghuretta D. Bland Kristen M. Brolsma Edward F. Brown Peter V. Burakowski Michael V. Burke Adam M. Cadin Kristen M. Cassetta-Pancerman Sarah L. DeWald Ann N. DiGiacomo Michael R. DiGiacomo, MD
Mary Alice Bagwell Jeffrey M. Balcom Katherine M. Betrus Elizabeth A. Bidjov Sr. Patricia Brady MaryAnn Cancilla Adam L. Capizzi Jacob D. Darling Hasheen J. DeBerry Kevin M. Downey Joanna M. Eberl Erin E. Fasolino John P. Fenski Susan P. Gambino Chelsea W. Gill Peter D. Greiner Matthew R. Gurney Asha Herle Scott E. Hiemenz Kevin M. Holmes Erin C. Hooge Todd Hummel Elizabeth M. Kick Amanda C. Kulinski Jessica L. Kumro-Ereiz Jonathan A. LaVell Jordan M. Lema George J. Lodick III Jamie L. Lotz Cesar Marchioli David B. Murak Michael J. Neff Jr. Robert J. Nugent
Members of the Magis Giving Circle are recognized during a June reception at the Country Club of Buffalo. Pictured (l-r) are Christine M. Licata-Culhane ’67, MS ’71, EdD, and Jerry ‘55, HON ’94 and Barbara Castiglia. The Magis Giving Circle is comprised of donors who make an annual gift to Canisius of $5,000 or greater.
Valerie R. Nugent Andrea E. Oswald Charita C. Price Jacqueline A. Reed Kristen M. Russo Samuel J. Russo Brett C. Strothers Nicholas F. Urbanski Michael P. Wernicki Brian E. Zdrowak Erik R. Zorich
2006 Nicholas D. Barone Nina M. Barone Michael J. Bell Brendon C. Burke Nicholas T. Calabrese Matthew E. Caldiero David J. Covert Matthew F. DeSabio Douglas S. Drumsta, MD Ivan Ereiz Cara M. Foligno Iren I. Foster Andrew J. Grinnen Lindsay C. Jakubowski Stephanie N. Kott Andrea N. Langston James H. Mapes Kristen E. McGuinness Loren M. McLaughlin Stacey L. Moar Caitlin M. Moriarty Alicia C. Pangborn Jason R. Past Amy E. Popadick Kimberly J. Ruppel Renee Schwartz Barbara J. Smith
Michael A. Smith Lindsay M. Vanvolkinburg Matthew J. Wiertel Helen C. Woeppel
Sarah A. Beiter Nicole M. Bodemer Melissa A. Brown Robert P. Coleman Carly J. Czech Natalie M. Fike Jamie A. Gerace Ronald J. Haberer Joseph P. Heins Maria M. Heins Nathaniel A. Hurwitz Kiel M. Illg Catherine R. Jagodzinski Andrew J. Kowalewski John E. Maxim Andrew V. Michalak Colleen M. Mulvaney Emily M. Parobek Darleen Peters Daniel P. Puccio Catherine E. Robson Matthew J. Robson John P. Rocchio Joseph M. Roche Beth A. Sardina Daniel R. Steele Christopher D. Urban Kurt H. VanDeMark Martina N. Williams
Marissa C. Bach Nia C. Bates Dennis J. Beecher Jr. Chelsea L. Blasch Brittany M. Bonetto
Angela M. Bruno Amanda L. Cellini Deborah Cleary Kevin A. Fields Anthony T. Formato Hallie R. Gallagher Cynthia A. Gow Kathryn M. Graf Amy C. Harris Scott F. Hearst Larae S. Hicks Anna K. Hofer Michael S. Hofer Brooke R. Isaacson Edward J. Kelley Alixandra V. Krzemien Michael J. Laufgraben Anthony J. Limina Cristine A. Lucas Amanda M. Markiewicz Katie L. Miranto Christopher M. Musialowski Ellen S. Musialowski Erica L. Nasca Shawn J. Nowicki Meghan A. Portka Mallory N. Reid Peter A. Schank Jessica J. Schimert Brittany L. Schwarz Jonathan W. Schwarz Christopher M. Shanks Monica L. Stage Lauren J. Walsh Mark D. Weber Whitney M. Wiltsie Melissa Wright Joseph T. Wutz James J. Zewe Xiangtao Zhao Jason A. Zwara
Adrienne K. Baldwin Jamey J. Barcomb Ashley E. Bauer Thomas M. Betrus Robert S. Bevilacqua Kevin P. Brennan Alex M. Brewer Emily M. Buehrle Dylan M. Cali Shannon A. Callahan Robert F. Cavallari Jr. Heather M. Cobbett Josal R. Diebold Jessica L. Donhauser Elisa F. Fernbach Natalie M. Fischer Daniel G. Fisk Keyla G. Fisk Tara S. Fleming Gina Giese Amy B. Griffith Shelby J. Grigg Aubrey A. Hlavaty Maeve E. Huggins Ashley N. Johnson Branson L. Joseph Patrick J. Kaczmarczyk Lauren A. Kersten Katie T. King Ross M. Kostecky Ryan M. Langston Amber L. Lindke William A. Lorenz Jr. Ricky P. Luthra Chelsea A. Martinez Taryn A. Matteson Shannon McCabe Philip M. Nyhuis Anna J. Pawlaczyk Emma L. Perrott Lauren J. Powers Tonya L. Reinard Nathan A. Remmes Ann E. Seyboldt Matthew J. Shaler Jennifer L. Skowron William S. Varade James M. Wadsworth
Jeremy J. Ballaro Matthew E. Barkas Jennifer L. Bonadonna Megan E. Brenner Marissa L. Brown Kevin C. Burkwit Joshua P. Coleman Kathleen S. DiPasquale Hannah M. English Christopher D. Falzarano Christian C. Fields Michelle A. Giardina William F. Golba Rachael E. Harvey Katherine A. Kawa Elizabeth D. Kermis Christopher M. Kinney David V. Marcolini Christopher R. Mekelburg John C. Minieri Laura J. Mitchell John Morphis David G. Nally Kevin J. O’Hara Paul M. Panik Jonathan Patrick
Brigid E. Randisi Anthony J. Rooney Daniel P. Schmitt Daniel A. Spada Patricia S. Sprague Michelle L. Switzer Lija D. Tovell Jonathan C. Tretter Stephanie B. Wheeler Katherine A. Zoratti
Hussam Harb Almukhtar Kaitlyn M. Black Katie L. Carroll Michael R. Coad Michelle N. Coughlin Ashley P. Curtis David Danner Emily G. Drower Erin H. Hartnett Caroline C. Hurley Alicia A. Kenney Timothy Kolankowski David E. Lalka Brian M. Lalley Sean P. Murray Michael J. Rautenstrauch Jeremy R. Reamer Cecily Rodriguez Jolie M. Roetter Andrew L. Russo Elizabeth R. Sadler Lauren M. Shelley Matthew J. Socha Angelyn R. Stephen Benjamin P. Stuttard Larry Tassini Thomas M. Vivian Karen M. Williams
Jordan R. Abrams Michael F. Albert Hilary A. Andelora Joseph V. Argenta Adam R. Bobeck Donald K. Boswell Rachel D. Brand Sean P. Callahan Michael J. Edbauer, DO Paige M. Freiberger Gina M. Gramaglia Joseph F. Greenwald William M. Henry Shane P. Hornquist Cathleen M. Hummel Meagan E. Hurley Sarah G. Jaworowicz Kevin M. Johel Lisa A. Latrovato Justin D. Maderer Candice M. Madill Ryan P. McNulty Chelsea N. Miller James G. Nesper Carly L. Quinn Raymond J. Robinson Christine D. Roemer Timothy J. Seil Mark J. Smerka Ashley Stewart Lauren A. VanWie Theresa J. Walton Melanie A. Warren Jason M. Winnert
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Canisius students say “thank you” to Canisius Fund donors, whose generosity helps make a Canisius education possible. Pictured top to bottom (l-r): Rich Kubiak ’16, Vince Bargnes ’17, Kate Anticoli ’17, Gina Trippe ’17, Emily Dorward ’17, Kristen Herle ’16 and Stephanie Khoury ’15.
Brian M. Almendinger Jonathan C. Beck Kyle M. Bell Julie R. Berrigan Calie A. Bloom Meagan M. Bond Allison M. Braun Mark Capellazzi Theodore B. Clauss Alyssa D. Eddy Kelley A. Finucane David J. Giacobbo Matthew J. Gorczyca Cecelia R. Gotham Sarah E. Graham Melanie A. Grzebinski Kaitlyn E. Hatch Michael F. Hogan Sharon A. Kasperczyk Katharyn M. Ketter-Franklin Regina M. Molfetta Lindsey B. Morgan Robert J. Nebrich Megan E. Oosting Taylor G. Schupp Walter G. Sharrow, PhD Kathryn A. Smith Amanda Snider Elora I. Supersad
Mitchell J. Trzaska Sean Umlauft Brianne L. Victor Cristina L. Wasinger Kristy E. Wilensky Christine E. Wittmeyer
Matthew D. Beym Ryan Bohrer Mary K. Britton Nicholas N. Carrasco Andalyn M. Courtney Julia R. Gaiser Jacob J. Horner Victoria F. Jackson Morgan R. Jankowski Ross C. Karipidis Jon L. Luther Maureen Morgan Deanna N. Rose Stephanie J. Schmalz Zhasmina Y. Tacheva Michael R. Tolsma Nathan R. Walkow Brock J. Wilkinson
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William J. Baron Tara E. Benczkowski Alexander B. Bronsky Breanna S. Burns-Faulkner Austin M. Carrier Jeremy M. Feary Adam M. Jarosz Alyse M. Jaroszewski Ashley L. Lipka Nicholas R. Mahoney Kevin R. Monheim Nicholas K. Moore Tyler M. Owen Ivory L. Prince Austin T. Romantic Frank J. Sparacino Marissa R. Verdi Emma L. Williams
Spouses of Deceased Alumni Anonymous (1) Marylyn A. Adamski (John ’42) Barbara K. Bartels (John ’52) Renee Bartkowski (Valentine ’54) Barbara M. Bonasera (Charles ’59)
Carolyn L. Chester (J. Thomas ’63) Barbara Chollet (Leroy ’50) Molly Cloutier (Louis ’50) Mary M. Collins (Thomas ’50) Helen Cook (James ’52) Mary Ellen B. Cotter (William ’52) Estelle Croglio (Victor ’51) Patricia Curran (William ’65) John Dicky (Mary ’63) Mary Jane Dobinski (John ’55) Rosemary Fellner (Godfrey ’54) Anne W. Franklin (Robert ’40) Gerda A. Gassman (Paul ’57) Nancy Gaudet-Colburn (Richard ’61) Thomas Griffin, MD (Mary Ellen Rybak ’71) Marita Haas (Paul ’58) Barbara Hanavan (Francis ’61) Nancy Harkins (William ’67) Dorothy Hausle (Theodore ’46) Rosemary G. Heimback (Dennis ’53) Teresa M. Hurley (Patrick ’51) Marilyn Jerussi (Robert ’50) Mary Ann Jonaitis (Stephen ’75)
Celeste Kersten (Robert ’63) Annette M. Koch (Arthur ’51) Margaret M. Long (Joseph ’52) Kathleen A. Lyons (James ’66) Margaret N. Lyons (Richard ’48) Mary Ellen Masterson (Joseph ’40) Isabelle M. Murphy (J. Terence ’57) Joan M. O’Neill* (Hugh ’52) Rose M. Orzech (Thaddeus ’43) Joyce M. Pelcin (Charles ’58) Virginia J. Pingrey (Harry James ’70) Susan Rauch (Martin ’56) Helen C. Reilly (Wayne ’51) Lorraine Ricotta (George ’51) Jacki Rizzo (Bert ’69) Elizabeth A. Schaefer (Arthur ’43) Winifred Schmidt (John ’72) Maureen T. Schmitt (Peter ’62) Eileen D. Somers (Lowell ’41) Patricia A. Szulczewski (Michael ’52) Maureen A. Wiedeman (William ’54) Sandra D. Ziemer (George ’55)
friendsandsupporters Corporations, Foundations & Organizations Anonymous (2) (716) Food and Sport 3M 43 x 79 Group 800 Maple A. J. Roth Construction Co. Inc. AAA of Western & Central New York Abbott Ceiling & Wall Inc. Abbott Fund Acropolis Family Restaurant ADPRO Sports Aetna Foundation Inc. Air Products & Chemicals Inc. Akzo Nobel Inc. Albright-Knox Art Gallery Allied Mechanical Inc. Allstate Corporation Alpha Sigma Nu American International Group Inc. Ameriprise Financial Amherst Street Wine & Liquor Antoinette’s Sweets Artpark Association Baseball Amateur Valleyfield Inc. AstraZeneca Automatic Data Processing Inc. Foundation AVI Foodsystems Inc. Ayco Charitable Foundation Bank of America Bank of America Foundation Inc. Barrantys LLC Becker Professional Education Becton Dickinson & Company Benchmark Group Benevity Inc. Bieler Janitorial Services Biogen Idec Inc. BlackRock Inc. Boeing Company Bonadio & Company LLP Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. Brock, Schechter and Polakoff LLP Bronsky & Company CPAs Buffalo Bills Inc. Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation Buffalo Cardiology and Pulmonary Associates Buffalo Harbor Cruises Buffalo Museum of Science Buffalo Neurosurgery Group Buffalo News (The) Buffalo Nihongo Club Inc. Buffalo Sabres CA Technologies Canisius College Alumni Sodality Canisius College Athletics Canisius Jesuit Community Inc. CannonDesign Canon Inc. Cataract Lodge 295 F & AM Caterpillar Foundation
Catherine & Francis Burzik Foundation CAVO Builders’ Supplies CD Spangler Foundation Inc. CFB Interests LLC Charles Schwab Corporation Charles J. Sellers and Company Inc. Chart Industries Inc. Chartwells Educational Dining Services Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Company Chef’s Restaurant of Buffalo Inc. Chiampou, Travis, Besaw and Kershner LLP Chubb Group of Insurance Companies Inc. Citigroup Citizens Financial Group Cohen & Lombardo PC Cole’s Restaurant Inc. Colgate-Palmolive Company Columbus McKinnon Corporation ComDoc Inc. Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Computer Task Group Inc. Consolidated Edison of New York Inc. CRAVing Restaurant and Catering Curbell Inc. Dan & Flavia Gernatt Family Foundation Darwin Martin House Darden Restaurants Foundation Davis Advisors Deloitte & Touche LLP DeSpirt Foundation Inc. Distributions Marseille Inc. Dopkins & Company LLP DoTopia Dow Chemical Company Foundation Dreman Foundation Inc. DuPont Company Eaton Office Supply Co. Inc. Eberl Iron Works Inc. Eileen & Rupert Warren Charitable Fund Elsie P. & Lucius B. McCowan Private Charitable Fund Energizer Charitable Trust Epicurean Group Eric Mower & Associates Inc. Erie & Niagara Insurance Association Erie Community College Ernst & Young LLP Evans Bank Exxon Mobil Corporation Fatta Foundation (The) Ferguson Electric Foundation Fidelity Charitable Fifth Third Bank Fire Safety Systems Inc.
First Niagara Financial Group Inc. First Niagara Foundation First Niagara Risk Management Inc. First Tennessee Bank Follett Higher Education Group Ford Motor Company Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo FMC Corporation Freddie Mac Foundation Freed Maxick CPAs PC Frey Electric Construction Company G & G Fitness Equipment Inc. Galasso Foundation (The) Galbraith Family Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Gannett Foundation Gasuik Sales and Marketing Inc. Gates Circle Liquor Store General Electric Company General Mills Inc. General Motors Powertrain Givalike GoFundMe Goldman Sachs & Company Gotham Bar and Grill Gowanda Free Methodist Church Gannett Foundation Granite Spine LLC Great Arrow Management LLC Great Lakes Health Greater Houston Community Foundation Habib Family Charitable Fund Hanover Insurance Company Hartford Insurance Group Hayes Fish Company Inc. HealthNow New York Inc. Helium Comedy Club Hodgson Russ LLP Holiday Valley Holman Candies Holy Angels School Home Depot Honeywell International Inc. Hospira Foundation HSBC Bank USA IBM Corporation IMMCO Diagnostics Inc. Independent Health Jessey Farms Ltd. Johnson & Johnson JP Morgan Chase JustGive Kenneth L. & Katherine G. Koessler Family Foundation Inc. Key Foundation King Brothers Masonry Contractors Inc. KPMG LLP Krystal Klear Water Enterprises Inc.
Larkin Development Group Lavelle Fund for the Blind Inc. Lawley Leone Timing and Results Services Inc. Lexington Cooperative Locke Acquisition Group LLC Lockheed Martin Corporation Lougen, Valenti, Bookbinder and Weintraub LLP Louie’s Texas Red Hots LPL Financial Lumsden & McCormick LLP M&T Bank M&T Charitable Foundation M. Borowiec Landscaping Macy’s Inc. Maguire Associates Inc. MassMutual Financial Group MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC May Department Stores Company Media Vest Company Medical Society of the County of Erie Mercantile Adjustment Bureau LLC Merchants Insurance Group Merrill Lynch and Company Inc. Metropolitan Life Foundation Metropolitan Opera Association Metzler Advisory Group LLC Moog Inc. Morgan Stanley National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation National Fuel Gas Corporation National Grid National Society of Leadership and Success Network For Good Network of Religious Communities Niagara County Family Court Sunshine Club NOCO Energy Corporation Northwoods Corporation (The) Novartis Corporation NYBDC Charitable Foundation Occidental Petroleum Corporation Olde Chautauqua Vineyards LLC Oliver’s Restaurant Oracle Corporation Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity Pane’s Restaurant Paramount Farms Pegmar Cleaning Service Inc. People Inc. PepsiCo Foundation Perna Greenwald Group Pfizer Inc. Phillips Lytle LLP Polish Roman Catholic Union of America District 2
Pomegranate Restaurant Praxair Inc. Prentice Family Foundation PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP Principal Financial Group Foundation Procter & Gamble Company Quaker Chemical Corporation Qualcomm Inc. R. E. Lorenz Construction Inc. Ralph C. Wilson Foundation Raymond James RBC Wealth Management Recovery House of Central Florida Relish Marketing Resetarits Construction Corporation Resurgence Brewing Company Rich Family Foundation Rich Products Corporation Ristorante Lombardo Robert & Patricia Colby Foundation Ronald F. Poe & Associates Ronco Communications & Electronics Inc. Roosevelt & Cross Inc. Roswell Park Cancer Institute Russell Bond & Co. Inc. S. J. Rosica Family Foundation Inc. Sage Rutty & Company Inc. Salamone Investigations and Protective Services Salon Allure Salvatore’s Italian Gardens Schmitt Sales Inc. Schneider Family Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Schutte Buffalo Hammermill LLC Schwab Charitable Fund Scott Electric Foundation Inc. Seal and Design Inc. Security Mutual Life Insurance Company Selectone Tech LLC SENSES Foundation Sevenson Environmental Services Inc. Shell Oil Company Siena Silvestri Architects PC Simoncelli Electric Inc. Simoniz USA Inc. Snyder Corp. Social Lodge 713 F & AM Southtowns Financial Group Inc. Sovran Self Storage Inc. Spartan Inc. Sprint Corporation St. John Baptist Roman Catholic Church Stanton Family Foundation State Street Corporation T. Rowe Price Program for Charitable Giving
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friendsandsupporters Taheri & Todoro PC TIAA-CREF Financial Services Time Warner Cable TNT Moborg International Ltd. Tom Greenauer Development Inc. Tom Wolf Imaging Tony Walker & Co. Top of the Rock Observation Deck Towne Automotive Group Travelers Companies Inc. Tronconi Segarra and Associates LLP Try-It Distributing Co. Inc. Twin City Ambulance Corporation Uniland Development Company United States Tennis Association Inc. University of Central Florida History Department Upstate Pharmacy USA Today Vanguard Charitable VeriFone Media Verizon Vincent and Harriet Palisano Foundation Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Foundation West Herr Automotive Group Inc. Wittburn Enterprises Inc. WIVB-TV Channel 4 WNY Knee & Orthopedic Surgery PC Xerox Corporation Yankee Spirits Liquor Store Zach & Cywinski LLC Current & Former Faculty/Staff Eileen Abbatoy Deborah E. Abrahamson W. Andrew Achenbaum, PhD Lilly A. Adams-Dudley Antone F. Alber, PhD Patricia H. Alessi Aimiamia Amadasu Salvatore J. Angelino Stanley Arbeit, PhD Eleanor C. Ash Lisa S. August Allyson D. Backstrom, PhD Mollie A. Ballaro Jamey J. Barcomb Michael E. Barth Anthony J. Bellia Marco F. Benedetti Gersh O. Berim, PhD Barry Berlin, PhD Samuel Biank Joseph F. Bieron, PhD Paul E. Bieron, PhD Christine M. Blum Peter Boehm, PhD Michael E. Boyd 48
Kathryn J. Bradley Sr. Patricia Brady John P. Brennan, EdD Charles Brenner Alex M. Brewer Audrey R. Browka Timothy J. Bubar Dennis E. Burd Margaret A. Burkard Brendon C. Burke Michael S. Cammarata Joanne M. Cannavo, PhD Rita A. Capezzi, PhD Kevin M. Carter Mary Ellen Carver Jane G. Cary Judith R. Caserta Mark H. Castner Rose Marie Castner Thomas J. Caulfield, EdD Lorenda D. Chisolm Ellen Christensen, PhD Nancy C. Christman David B. Churchill Gennaro Cimino Dianna Civello Nelson D. Civello Patrick E. Clarke Anne E. Clifford Michael R. Coad Hamilton E. Cochrane, PhD Joel A. Cohen, PhD Carlton Coker Ruth M. Coleman Edwin T. Collins, PhD William M. Collins II Ellen O. Conley, PhD David R. Costello, PhD Andalyn M. Courtney David H. Courtney Kathleen B. Davis Kathleen M. DeLaney Lawrence J. Deni David R. Devereux, PhD Dwayne E. Dewyea Nancy DiStasio Bruce J. Dierenfield, PhD Kathleen Dierenfield, PhD David B. Dietz, PhD Anthony N. Diina Frank J. Dinan, PhD Anne Marie Dobies James C. Dolan, PhD Carol W. Dombrowski J. Patrick Donlon Roger A. Draper Daniel J. Drew Mary H. Eberl John H. Emmons Roderick B. English Sandra M. Estanek, PhD Kristin Etu Gary M. Everett David W. Ewing, PhD Richard Falkenstein, PhD Alexander Farkash, PhD Laverne F. Fassl Gregory L. Feary Josephine A. Feary Sharon M. Federico
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Mary R. Fiorella Luanne C. Firestone Lisa C. Fischer Lynn A. Fish, PhD Rachel L. Flammer Tara S. Fleming John M. Foran Blair W. Foster Sara Catherine Foster, PhD Eileen F. Franz Laurence W. Franz, PhD Tiffany D. Fuzak Peter J. Galie, PhD Phyllis M. Galie George H. Gardner III Curtis C. Gaume Joseph Gentile, PhD Ronald A. George Julie S. Gibert, PhD Patricia J. Gordon Cecelia R. Gotham Sarah E. Graham Patricia A. Grasso David J. Greenman, PhD J. Patrick Greenwald Timothy M. Gregg, PhD Cheryl A. Grinnen Roger Gross Ronald J. Haberer Summer L. Handzlik Kevin R. Hardwick, PhD Rosanne L. Hartman, PhD Erin H. Hartnett James P. Hayes Michael F. Hayes Julie J. Henry, EdD Eileen C. Herbert Matthew A. Hertz, PhD Henry Heubusch Maureen M. Hidy Jeannine L. Higgins Martha J. Hoff Kristine S. Hoffmeister James G. Huard, PhD Katherine M. Huck Cathleen M. Hummel Todd Hummel John J. Hurley Teresa M. Hurley Patricia A. Hutton, PhD Brian C. Hyer Kiel M. Illg Barbara J. Irwin, PhD Gregory Ivancic, MD Marion A. Jagodzinski Genevieve L. James, PhD Joanne S. Johnson Patricia A. Johnson Anna Jones Dorothy Josef Elizabeth A. Kalfas Gary Kanaley Sharon A. Kasperczyk John E. Kelly, PhD George F. Kermis, PhD Marguerite D. Kermis, PhD Rajabali Kiani-Aslani, PhD Frank W. Kirstein Lynda M. Kirstein Robert A. Klump
Natalie A. Klyczek Jacky Knopp, PhD* Dennis W. Koch, PhD Peter M. Koehneke Charlotte A. Kolczynski Karen E. Kosowski Mariusz M. Kozik, PhD Karl F. Kozlowski, PhD Kathleen Kreis, PhD Sheila E. Krieger Deborah A. LaBounty John J. LaFalce David Lanz Betty L. Levin Jeffrey R. Lindauer, PhD Penelope H. Lips Margaret M. Long Favio L. Lopez Michael T. Lovering Leah M. MacVie Dennis C. Macro John L. Maddock Kristin B. Maher William J. Maher II Terri L. Mangione, PhD Michele A. Marable, PhD Renee L. Marciniak Susan W. Margulis, PhD Joshua M. Martin Christopher C. Martoche Kathleen F. Martoche Russell J. Matuszak James J. Maul, PhD Timothy J. McAllister Delia McAuliffe Margaret C. McCarthy, PhD Joan McCool, PhD Laura A. McEwen James J. McGoldrick, PhD Loren M. McLaughlin Donald K. McMahon Marie K. McMullen James E. McNicholas Jr. Gerard M. Meehan Christopher R. Mekelburg R. Mark Meyer, PhD Arlene M. Meyerhofer Richard P. Miller Dennis L. Misko Bruce D. Mitchell James M. Moore Nicholas K. Moore Sara R. Morris, PhD William J. Morris Helen R. Morsheimer Elaine M. Mrugala Matthew H. Mulville Traci E. Murphy Rosemary K. Murray, EdD Jesse E. Nash Jr. Michael J. Neff Herbert J. Nelson, PhD Jerome L. Neuner, PhD Joyce Neville Valerie R. Nugent Theresa L. Nusstein Eugene P. O’Connor, EdD Joseph B. O’Donnell, PhD Thomas O’Malley Robert M. O’Neill
Shawn O’Rourke, PhD Mary C. O’Sullivan, PhD James N. Oigara, PhD Megan E. Oosting Donna L. Ortolani Andrew P. Overfield Cynthia M. Paar Christopher J. Panek Emma L. Perrott Mark J. Piatkowski Michael Piemonte Michael J. Pikus, PhD Connie M. Pileri Jane E. Pope Anne A. Porreca Charita C. Price Michael R. Rappl Ronald R. Reiber, PhD Kathleen A. Reiser Rev. Mark W. Renner Michele A. Rizzo Dawn M. Rotterman Michael E. Rutter, PhD Erica C. Sammarco Paul L. Sauer, PhD J. Benjamin Scaffidi Peter M. Schaber, PhD Jessica J. Schimert Maria B. Scrivani Kenneth P. Service Walter G. Sharrow, PhD Mary E. Shea, PhD Richard A. Shick, PhD Bryan M. Sibbitts Estelle M. Siener Steven P. Siffringer Sarah E. Signorino Jennifer L. Skowron Alison M. Smith Andrew N. Smith David A. Smith Kevin M. Smith Susan L. Smith, PhD Amanda Snider Coral R. Snodgrass, PhD David J. Snyder, PhD Kenneth M. Sroka, PhD Thomas R. Stabler Richard E. Stanton, PhD Daniel P. Starr, PhD James R. Steinbrenner Rev. Paul W. Steller Alice Steltermann James Sylvis, PhD Edward J. Szewczak, PhD Larry Tassini David W. Teloh Jerry Theresanathan Richard J. Thompson, PhD Cassandra J. Todaro Eugene E. Torpey Rev. Michael F. Tunney, SJ Richard L. Uschold, PhD Paula R. Valente J. Joseph Van Volkenburg Scott D. Vanderzell Frances Vaughan Lawrence J. Vilardo Thomas J. Vogel, PhD Deborah A. Wagner
Kimberly J. Walkow Richard A. Wall, PhD Judith A. Walter Mark J. Walter Melissa B. Wanzer, EdD Daniel R. Warner Valerie A. Warren Steven J. Wass Tracy A. Wass Glenn P. Weber Mark D. Weber Nancy A. Wellenzohn, EdD Michael P. Wernicki Julia L. Wescott, PhD Francis L. Whitson
Current & Past Parents Anonymous (2) James & Peggy Abbott Deborah E. Abrahamson Karl, MD & Joan Adler John & Cynthia Aguglia Donald & Rosemary Alessi Philip, MD & Donna Aliotta Kenneth & Pamela Almeter Michael & Nancy Anastasia Michael L. Anastasia Sr. Michael & Diane Andriatch Thomas E. Andruschat Louis, MD & Mary Antonucci Joseph & Theresa Arcara
Francis & Mary Pat Battaglia Shyrl Battaglia Laurence & Lisa Becker Daniel, PhD & Louise Bednarek Richard & Camille Beers Carl & Nora Bellavia Anthony J. Bellia Frank & JoAnn Belliotti Paul Belliotti William & Barbara Belz Robert & Colleen Bendy Joseph & Kathy Benzinger John & Linda Bergmann
Ron ’90 and Melissa Raccuia at the reception for Magis Giving Circle members. The Raccuias were among more than 100 guests who attended the June event, held at the Country Club of Buffalo.
Stanley W. Wilkosz Deborah J. Winslow-Schaber Celine C. Wnek Crabbe Matthew Z. Wojick Diane M. Wolfe Eileen L. Wolmering Barbara J. Wozniak Jill J. Wright John F. Wynne Mary Lou T. Wyrobek Julie S. Wysocki Paul A. Young, PhD Sr. Virginia Young Veronica B. Young Erin M. Zack Peter P. Zaleski Stephen L. Zawistowski, PhD Jennifer L. Zeh Terrence E. Zeh James J. Zewe Laura A. Zirnheld Julie A. Zulewski
Michael & Maria Arena Lisa J. Arnott John & Nancy Augustyn Charles E. Badding Jr.* Richard & Peggy Baetzhold James & Mary Alice Bagwell Joseph & Donna Baker Robert, DDS & Mary Lou Balcerak Raymond & Julie Ball Richard & Leslie Ball Walter, MD & Ellen Balon Conrad & Barbara Barnas Robert, MD & Shirley Barone Thomas & Julia Barrows Barbara K. Bartels Edward, MD & Nadine Bartels Samuel & Rosalie Bartolone Joseph & Shirley Basil Carl & Susan Bastedo Frank & Dolores Batavick
Edward Bernat Leonard & Deborah Berowski William & Yvette Berthelotte Thomas & Kelly Bettinger John & Carol Beyer James & Rosemary Biddle Paul, PhD & Carol Bieron David & Karen Bilski John & Christine Birkenhead Marion P. Blake Richard & Patricia Blake Peter & Grace Blenk Joseph & Valerie Blind Michael & Rosemary Blinkoff Michael & Christine Blum Pasquale, DDS & Joan Bochiechio Robert & Nancy Boeing John & Gloria Bogdan Timothy & Kathryn Bonk
James R. Boothby Leonard & Judy Borzynski Thomas & Lisa Bowen James & Mary Ellen Boyle Shannon Boyle Leo & Ann Marie Bradley Robert & Camille Brandon Richard & Donna Brelinsky Charles & Mary Brenner Raymond & Joanne Brogan T. Alan Brown Vincent J. Brown Jr.* James, MD & Pamela Budny Stanley A. Bukowski, MD Ronald & Margaret Burkard Clarence & Lorna Burkwit Anthony & Rose Buscaglia James, PsyD & Wanda Butters James & Kathleen Calderone Gaetano & Mary Anne Candino Mark & Carol Capuano R. Carlos & Virginia Carballada Bernard W. Carney James E. Carney John & Anne Carney John & Mary Ellen Carver Jane G. Cary Rudolph & Ann Casarsa Joseph & Jean Cassetta Albert P. Cavallari, DDS & Amy Bryan, DDS Robert & Donna Cavallari Phil & Debbie Ceppaglia James & Diane Chesko Andrew & Elizabeth Christie Peter & Marie Chudzinski Robert & Kathleen Chyka Frank L. Ciminelli* Gennaro & Deborahann Cimino Samuel & Loretta Ciraulo James & Josephine Clyde Hamilton E., PhD & Mary Ellen Cochrane Michael S. Cody Joel, PhD & Linda Cohen Charles & Lorilyn Cole Edwin, PhD & Marilyn Collins J. Michael & Marilyn Collins Thomas & Ann Marie Comfort David & Debbie Conacher David & Evangeline Conley Giulio & Antonietta Contarin James & Mary Jo Contino Patrick & Barbara Corona Carl W. Cosantino Craig & Mary Anne Costanzo Frank & Linda Council Bernie & Joan Coyle Vito & Vitalina Cuddemi Carolynne E. Cuffney Paul & Colleen Culligan Patrick J. Cunningham Robert & Andrea Curran
William & Catherine D’Anza Gerald, MD & Dorothy Daigler David & Cheryl Davignon Arthur & Elaine DeAngelis Joan DeLong Joseph & Joan DePaolo David & Patricia DeWitt Dorothy Deavers Michael A. DelPlato Richard, PhD & Karen DiCioccio John J. DiPasquale Sr.* Robert F. Dickerson Joseph & Kathleen Dietrich James & Karen Dillon Stephen Dineley & Penny Rose Terrence & Lois Dobbins James, PhD & Diane Dolan Dennis & Pat Dombek Chester & Carol Dombrowski Camille R. Dommer Clark Maureen P. Donley, DDS & Robert Voss Bryan & Susan Donohue Jeffrey & Jeanne Dorn Peter & Diane Dorsaneo George & Sally Draper Marlie Droit Gerald & Kathryn Dudding Daniel & Patricia Duffy Matthew & Barbara Duggan Dennis, PhD & Gretchen, PhD Duling Joseph & Joan Dunbar Richard & Lorene Duquin Richard & Barbara Duran Denis & Carol Dzielski Charles & Anita Earley Frank & Mary Eberl Ronald, MD & Donna Eckert Michael, DO & Elizabeth Edbauer Paul, DDS & Maria Edwards Thomas & Paula Elsinghorst Joseph H. Emhof Terrance & Carol Esposito Gary & Suzan Everett Zoran & Donna Evtimov Paul J. Faber Ronald & Roseann Failla Richard Falkenstein, PhD John & Carol Falsone Kenneth & Sandra Farrell Sebastian, MD & Jo Ellen Fasanello Laverne & Maureen Fassl Gregory & Josephine Feary William, MD & Susan Fiden Patrick & Pamela Finnerty Russell & Nancy Fiorella James & Lynn, PhD Fish Thomas, MD & Patricia Foels Jennifer Follett Franklin & Lydia Foraker Ken Forsman Blair & Margaret Foster Karen L. Fraas
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Kenneth & Margaret Fremming Gerald & Mary Fuerst Kelly Fusco James & Philomena Gallagher Anne M. Gamble-Sanders Kristen Ganzhorn Dale Sponaugle, MD & Lou Ann Gartner, MD Chester, DDS & Amy Gary Paul & Kathleen Gasiewicz William & Rita Gates Curtis & Christine Gaume John & Antoinette Gauthier Joseph, PhD & Mary Gentile Thomas & Linda Gerbec Edgar J. Germain Paul & Suzanne Gersitz Rosemary Giroux Hart & Robert Hart Mark & Cheryl Godfrey Ronald & Kathryn Gorkiewicz John & Lynne Graziani Gary & Elaine Greco David, PhD & Rhetta Greenman Charles, DDS & Eileen Griffin Ronny & Cindy Griffith Calvin & Cheryl Grinnen Robert & Judith Gross Adrienne Tworek-Gryta & Matthew J. Gryta Edward & Beverly Grzyb Paul & Colleen Gullo Amy J. Habib John A. Hahn Ronald & Virginia Hale James & Ellen Haley John & Joyce Hall John & Patricia Hamlett Kathleen W. Hamm Andrew & Margaret Hammerl Albert & Barbara Hapeman Van & Patricia Harp Catherine M. Hart Rosanne L. Hartman, PhD & Robert D. Warren Christopher & Sheila Harvey John & Catherine L. Haslinger Paul & Suellen Hassett Joseph J. Hausbeck & Rosemary Blando Lawrence & Jacqueline Hayes Robert J. Hearn Sr. John & Joan Heine Michael & Bernadette Heins Richard & Mary Heist Peter & Linda Hemmerich Peter & Karen Henchey Robert & Linda Hendricks Richard & Janice Herrmann Andre & Jocelyn Hidi John & Maureen Hidy Geoffrey G. Hobika, MD
William & Kathleen Hochul Rose N. Hoelscher Timothy & Cecilia Hoelscher John, PhD & Patricia Hoffman Robert & Mary Ellen Hoffman John & Kathleen Hoffstetter Charles & Cathie Hogan Robert & Laurie Hohman Robert & Teresa Honan H. David & Marlene Horbinski Raymond & Jan Howard Jeremy & Danielle Hubbard Joseph & Barbara Huber David, DDS & Mary Hudec Paul & Noreen Huefner Kathleen D. Hughes Daniel & Judy Hurley John & Maureen Hurley Paul, PhD & Mary Hurley Sylvia Inman James & Theresa Jackson Mary K. Jackson Joseph & Dianne Marie Jagiello Robert E. Jagodzinski Jeffrey & Linda Jainer Thomas & Mary Jane Jakiel Raymond & Patricia Jakubowski Mark & Gerrie Janis Alan D. Jankowski Earl & Barbara Jann Joseph & Joyce Janson Leonard & JoAnn Jarmusz Ronald & Sandra Jaros Francine C. Jaroszewski Michael & Patricia Jasinski Lawrence & Deborah Jefferys David Jenkins & Madeline Boland John & Patricia Jerzewski Joel & Patricia Johnson Mark & Patricia Johnson David & Anna Jones Francis & Marge Jordan Michael & Nancy Jozwiak Antons & Marilyn A. Jubulis Katherine K. Juhasz Donald & Rosemary Kalfas Gary & Linda Kanaley Daniel & Joyce Kane James, MD & Genevieve, EdD Kanski Judith Kasmer Millar Edward J. Kasprzak Mary Ann Kasprzak Mary Ellen Kawalec-Suhr Stephen & Kathleen Kay David & Jane Kelley Joseph & Diane Kelly Mary Anne Kermis & Allan Collins John & Christine Kianka Edward, MD & Mikyung Kim Thomas & Diane Kingston Richard W. Kirisitz Eugene & Maureen Kivlan
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Norman & Diane Klein Joseph & Jeanette Kleinschnittger James & Gayle Klements Dave & Karen Klimchuk George & Pamela Kline Natalie A. Klyczek Edward & Judith Knab Linda M. Knop Kenneth & Marian Knox Gary & Sue Koch Peter & Marion Koehneke Kenneth & Paula Koessler Thomas & Therese Kolniak Nicholas & Donna Koppmann Robert & Joan Kopra Patricia W. Kostusiak Mark & Kathleen Kotas Robert & Mary Ann Kresse Robert & Florence Krieter Frances P. Krtanjek & John J. Schleer Joseph & Sharon Krug Donald & Elizabeth Krutz Eleanor T. Kubiniec Paul & Terry Kucinski Richard & Karen Kull Brian & Donna Kusmierski Robert & Deborah Kutzuba Ronald & Marjorie Kwiatkowski Salvatore, PhD & Celine LaDuca Gerald R. LaMont Joseph & Geraldine LaNasa Dennis & Christine Laffey Michael & Kathleen Lafko Anthony & Marietta Lafornara Isaac & Elsie Lassiter Nancy J. Lauria James & Carol Leberer Peter & Shirley Lee John & Kathleen Leutze Irving & Donna Lee Levy Mia E. Lewis Mitchel Lidowsky John & Barbara Liebner George & Kristin Lodick George J. Lodick III Thomas & Jill Long Favio & Maureen Lopez Robert & Cindy Ludwig David & Patricia Luzer Kathleen A. Lyons John & Nancy MacDonald John R. MacKay Norman & Carol Machynski Thomas & Janice Mack Paul & Linda Maddaluno David & Joanne Magavern Eileen Magin Joan Magin Alan & Maureen Maguire Michael & Joan Maher Patrick & Patricia Maher Mark & Sherrill Maier Mary C. Maines Paul & Patricia Malone Stephen & Patricia Malusa
William & Beverly Mancini Vincent & Patricia Mancuso Joseph & Diane Manuel David & Victoria Manzo John J. Marciano Jr. George R. Marlinski Michael & Marilynn Marong John, PhD & Jeanne Marszalek Earl D. Martin Salvatore & Mary Dee Martoche Anthony & Kathleen Masiello James, PhD & Carol Maul Thomas & Kathleen Maulucci Philip & Linda Mazgaj Gregory & Karen Mazikowski Charles & Delia McAuliffe Dale & Patricia McCabe James & Sharon McCabe Clifford & Patricia McCartan Michaelene McFarlane James, PhD & Rita McGoldrick Patricia McGrogan John & Judith McGuire Raymond & Marilyn McGurn Michael & Monika McKee Donald & Christine McLaren Dennis & June McLaughlin John & Marie McMullen John & Carolyn McTiernan Joseph & Joyce Meegan Anthony, DDS & Karen Mesolella John & Peggy Messina James & Jean Metzler Robert & Rosemary Meyer Robert & Patricia Michlinski David & Janet Mietlicki Arnold & Juliet Miller D. Dean & Carol Miller Gerald & Rosalie Milliman Michael & Angela Mirabella Eileen B. Monahan Julianna M. Monheim Carl & Carol Ann Montante Carl & Wendy Montante William & Patricia Moore Bruce & Elaine Mosher James & Deborah Mosier John & Barbara Moslow Andrew & Geraldine Moynihan Roger & Joanne Mueller Joseph & Theckla Mullen Mark & Joan Mullin Lawrence & Marilyn Murak Isabelle M. Murphy James & Huguette Murphy William & Mary Murphy Steve & Elaine Murray Concetta B. Muscarella* David, PhD & Cynthia Nalewajek David & Margaret Naples John, MD & Diane Naples Stephen & Nancy Nappo
Jerry & Cindy Natoli Hugh & Marilyn Neeson John, PhD & Sara Neeson Michael & Sheila Neff Paul J. Neuner Sr. Donald & Barbara Newman Ashok, MD & Mary Nigam Anthony & Mary Nosek Stephen & Eileen Nosek Henry & Rose Nowak Arthur & Jean Nowicki James & Elizabeth O’Brien John & Maureen O’Brien Eugene, EdD & Gretchen O’Connor Frank & Christine O’Connor Thomas & Nancy O’Donnell Dennis & Mary Lou O’Hara Edward, PhD & Ronella O’Keefe George & Marie-Louise O’Leary Robert M. O’Neill Wayne & Mary Jo O’Sullivan Charles Oakes Deolindo, MD & Margarita Ocampos Gerald & Jane P. Okun Barbara J. Olney Keith & B. Michelle Osinski Deborah L. Owen Daniel & Mary Lou Palumbo Jeffery & Kathleen Palumbo Richard & Robin Paolini Thomas & Debra Pares Eugene & Mary Partridge Paul & Mary Pasiecznik Paul & Michele Pass Gary & Joyce Patton Paul & Louise Pawlow Henry & Cindy Pendleton Francis & Nancy Perna James & Mary Perry Lawrence & Diane Pfalzer Richard & Kim Phillips John & Kathy Phoenix James & Carol Piech John & Christine Pisano William & Barbara Pistner John & Patricia Pitts William & Eileen Polian Marty & Rosemary Polovick John & Barbara Popadick Eileen Powderly David & Judy Powers Michael & Maureen Pratt Joan Prem Carolyn Priore Jerome & Nancy Privitera Thomas & Stephanie Ptak Gerald & Lynn Pullano Michael & Therese Quarantillo John & Charleen Quinn Ernest & Marian Ramirez Thomas & Lorraine Reddinger Kelly J. Reed Mark & Mary Jo Reed Douglas Reicher &
Camille J. Tisdel Timothy & Barbara Reidy Daniel & Pamela Reilly Shawn & Mary Reinwald Richard & Suzelle Remillard James & Marilyn Renda Robert & Melinda Rich Martin & Janice Rigney John & Michele Rizzo Leon & Susan Robak James & Alina Roe Frank M. Rojek Daniel & Donna Rokitka James & Mary Ann Roland Thomas & Penny Romantic
Maureen T. Schmitt Nicholas & Marlene Schmitt Charles & Mary Kathryn Schneider Richard & Barbara Scholz David & Marie Schroeder Donald & R. Janet Schuler Mark, DDS & Paula Schuller Thomas & Helen Schwartz William & Veronica Schwartz Joseph & Kathleen Scully John & Patricia Seemueller Charles & Anne Sellers George & Monica Semler
Craig & Theresa Speers James D. Spillman William & Judy Springborn Kenneth, PhD & Pamela Sroka Mike & Trish St. Leger David & Maria Stachura Alan & Deborah Stage Charles & Deborah Stanton Jeffrey, MD & Maria Steinig Betty Ann Steinman James G. Stengel, MD Richard & Dolores Stievater Robert & Karen Stockton Keith & Rosanne
Daniel & Ann Thiebolt James & Diane Thompson Rudolph & Susan Tichy Gasper & Elaine Tirone Rudolf & Bonnie Tober Gary & Susanne Tocke Charles & Cassandra Todaro Thomas & Diane Tollar James & Wendy Tolsma Philip & Colleen Tonsoline Craig & Susan Traub Hubert & Katherine Tromble Barry & Jean Tubbs William & Roseann Tucker James & Margaret Turner
Donald & Maureen Whipple D. Lawrence & Norrine Whissel John & Maria Whitty Frederick & Mary Wiatrowski Gerard, DDS & Kathleen Wieczkowski John & Anne Wirth Dorothy B. Witkowski Kenneth & Betty Wittenrich Gary & Delphine Wnek Roger & Diane Wolfe Robert & Patricia Woz John F. Wujcik Jr. John & Mary Lou Wynne John S. Yormick Joel, MD & Barbara Yoviene Robert & Mary Lou Yoviene Leonard D. Zaccagnino John J. Zadzilka Michael & Shirley Zahm Peter & Patricia Zaleski Robert Zawierucha Christopher & Elizabeth Zebuth David L. Zimmer Anne M. Zirnheld Mark & Laura Zirnheld Albert & Julia Zizzi David & Barbara Zlomek Aloysius & Kathleen Zoladz Kenneth & Ellen Zolnowski
(l-r) Mark Lema ’71, MD, PhD, Suellen and Paul ’62, HON ’14 Hassett, and LeRoi Johnson ’71 reconnect at the Magis Giving Circle reception.
Walter & Mary Ann Rooth Marvel E. Ross Jones, PhD Joan Rothenberg Patrick & Susan Rountree Ronald & Karen Rusch Michael & Deborah Russell Anthony & Doreen Russo James J. Ryan Michael & Mary Ryan Terrance & Diane Ryan David & Charlene Saeva Joseph & Patricia Salerno Russell C. Salerno Louis & Jeanne Marie Sarna Eugene & Jocelyn Sass Gerald & Kathleen M. Saxe Sheila Scandurra Brian & Karen Schaefer Joseph & Carolyn Schaefer Norman & Alida Schamel
Lawrence & Sandra Sendlak Brian & Juliana Sharkey Dennis & Maria Sheehan Thomas & Janet Sheehan John & Sally Sherman Richard, PhD & Linda Shick Stanley & Winifred Shubsda Karl & Laurie Siebert Jeffrey & Elizabeth Silfer Michael Silver and Deborah Lader Daniel, EdD & Jacqueline Simone Joseph L. Skrobacz Cynthia S. Slack Steve Sloan Donald, DDS & Elizabeth Smith Anthony & Laurie Sorge Vivian Spaulding Robert & Donna Spaziani
Stolzenburg Jesse & Delores Stornelli Edwin A. Swan Thomas, MD & Jeanne Sweeney Anthony J. Swegle & Janet Morgan Swegle Frank & Elizabeth Swiatek William J. Swierat Karen A. Synor Edward & Geraldine Szemraj Michael & Marcia Szmania Rita Szymanski Michael S. Taheri & Josette A. Carrubba Patrick J. Talty Andrea M. Tarapata Lee & Susan Teeter Jonathon & Frankie Tennant Timothy & Colleen Tevens
John & Gail Tylec Rusi, MD & Karen Udwadia Robert & Margaret Umhauer Rita A. Underhill Charles & Diane Vaccaro Daniel C. Verdi Steven & Rosalie Verdi James & Mary Verso Lola Vickner David & Joanne Vile Eric & Melanie Volk Dale & Carol Volker Yolanda Wagstaff W. Daniel Wahl Michael & Deborah Walsh Roger & Judith Walter Stephen & Sharon Wawro Keith & Kimberly Weathers Mary J. Webdale John P. Wegrzyn
Anonymous (2) Thomas & Monica Abrams Talal & Nuha Abu-Ghazaleh Steve & Wanda Agresti Kenneth & Pamela Almeter Michael & Ginny Amico Anthony & Marjorie Amigone James & Donna Andruszko Jessalyn Andruszko Stuart & Joyce Angert Thomas & Nicole Antecki Brandi A. Arcara Gwen O. Arcara Michael & Maria Arena Susan Attea Christopher & Jane Auer Alice B. Auman Dorothy L. Baker Charles E. Balbach Mark F. Baldelli Douglas & Jane Bangert Molly S. Bardine Alice M. Bargen Richard & Renee Barlow Michael F. Barren Stephen J. Baynes Mary H. Beach James & Linda Beardi Jeffrey T. Beck William & Barbara Beck Kenneth & Barbara Bellaire Ricky & Susan Bender Norbert & Diana Bennett Colin Bentley John G. Berger Jr.
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Amy Habib MS ’93 (left) and Katie Juhasz HON ’04 at the Magis Giving Circle reception.
Erik & Michelle Bernardi Nick Berzins Joginder, MD & Vedi Bhayana Samuel & Patricia Biank Donald P. Bielecki Patricia Blaine Jamie Bond Mark & Deborah Bonner Sharon A. Bookmiller Lawrence & Suzanne Bool Mark Borofsky Matt Borowiec David & Katherine Bradley Denise D. Brady James A. Werick & Maureen A. Brady Richard & Katherine Braen Jean Briggs Michaels A. Laura Brosnahan Cynthia N. Brown Gifford Brown Lauren Bruce Tara Bucchi Larry & Mary Jane Buck Linda Burroughsford Ted W. Cadwallader John & Ann Marie Caldiero Bridget Callahan-Giarrano Darren Caparaso, MD Peter & Denise Cardamone Ellen J. Carrier Daniel P. Casey Kendra O. Casey Anne T. Casper Mark J. Cerbone & Diann R. Takens-Cerbone Lillian M. Chotkowski Gina Ciccarelli Richard & Joan Ciliotta Frank L. Ciminelli* Rosalie G. Ciminelli David T. Clark Warren E. Clark Daniel & Patricia Codd 52
Carmela Colucci John & Hope Comerford Maureen A. Connors Anthony C. Conte David A. Valone & Kathy Cooke Dawn Coppola Andrew & Virginia Craig Marian F. Creps Betty J. Croglio George & Mary Crowe William R. Crowe Michael Curatolo Edward J. Czilli Betty Daege Joanne C. Danner Rev. Rocco C. Danzi, SJ Cathy Davis John & Linda DeLuca Michael J. DeLuca Kelly M. DeSmit Robert & Sheryl Deemer James & Catherine Deignan James & Maureen Denman Dwayne & Kathleen Dewyea Alfred & Dolores DiBaggio Robert & Nanci DiBianca Phil & Gerri DiRe Steven & Kathryn Dills John A. Domagala Richard T. Doney Cathleen A. Donner Leonard A. Dopkins Mary K. Dowd Franklin G. Downing* Colin & Sarah Drabert Adele Drajem Kenneth & Shelley Drake Nick Driscoll Ann M. Druzbik Marla L. Duerr George Dunn John C. Dunne Matthew & Kelli Dwyer
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Brian & Jacquie Ebert Thomas & Jennifer Ehmann Alan R. Elia Jr. Verna Elling Heidi E. Elsey Pearl M. Emerling Roy & Jennifer Emerling Jonathan Engle Roderick & Johanna English John & Molly Fachko William E. Fallon Marie Farone Darylanne Farrell James & Kathryn Faturos Donald Favre Hassan A. Fayad Christopher Fedele & Anne E. Lyons Kenneth Feder Deborah L. Federicono Paul Festa Robert J. Fierle* Donald & Denise Fishback Roy & Katherine Flammger Adam & Dana Fleder Gery O. Flores Nancy A. Foley Loretta Folkman Peter W. Forgach, MD Nicholas & Elizabeth Forth John & Margaret Fouts J. Ronald & Dorris Fox John & Anne Frank Erin E. Franzinger Barrett Becky Frazier Shawn Frier Marel L. Fry Kenneth & Judith Fuller Lucille Fusco Elizabeth Gabiaun Donald J. Gaffney Angela M. Gantt Sophie Garlick Kathleen Garrity
Nancy J. Gassman, PhD Nancy Gaudet-Colburn Deborah J. Geden Warren & Patricia Gelman Jamie A. Gerace Joseph R. Gerbasi, MD Robert & Valeria Gerbasi Paul R. Gesko Bernadette M. Gibbons Deborah A. Gick George L. Ginther Esther Glaser Christopher M. Glynn Kenneth, DPM & Janice Goldstein Stephen & Karen Goodman Donald E. Gorey Henry & Judith Gorino Joan Gorry Michael & Susan Graber Alex C. Graff Samuel & Ernestine Green J. Patrick & Rebecca Greenwald Mary L. Gregg Susan M. Gregg Alexander & Jennifer Gress Mark J. Grundtisch Constance S. Gullen Andrew P. Gully Thomas J. Vaughan & Anne S. Gunderman-Vaughan Ibrahim & Amel Haddad Marchon Hamilton Ray Harman Michael & Laurie Hart James Hastie Lenson & Gina Hearn Melissa J. Heavern Clarence A. Heck Margaret Hedges Emily Heidt Linda Heinen Nathan & Tiersa Helwig Thomas & Mary Hennessy William J. Herbert Gregg & Margaret Herman David Hernandez Don Kentner & Maria E. Hernandez Scott & Sarah Hess James P. Hettrick Mark P. Higgins, CPA Roger & Vivienne Himmell Michael Hoendorf David & Lucy Holmes David Holmes Tracy Holmes Robert Hook Joan Hoover Jane F. Horner Karen Howard John & Joan Howell Karen L. Hrapkiewicz, DVM William & Frances Hudson Joan C. Hurley Charles & Marilyn Jackson Luke & Danielle Jacobs Pamela R. Jacobs-Vogt Stephen L. Jamison Imad & Laila Jarjour
Kelly B. Jeffords Linda Jeswald Bernard Johnson Joy Johnson Stephen, MD & Mary Ann Joyce Jerome & Judy Jozwiak Katherine K. Juhasz Kenneth, MD & Linda Kahn James & Linda Kasper Debra Kazmierczak Edmund E. Kazmierczak Patrick & Maureen Keaty Gary & Cheryl Keipper Rev. James P. Keleher C. David Kennedy Celeste Kersten Carol Kersting Oscar F. Khawli Michael & Josie Kim Kelli Kinnear Tracy C. Kinzie Charlotte R. Knowles John & Carol Kociela Herbert G. Koenig John W. Koessler III Elaine M. Korb Michele Kowalski Cynthia Kraus Mario Kroese Jennifer Krueger Dianne C. Kubiczek Barbara J. Kucel Frantisek & Christina Kulifaj John A. Kunis Thaddeus & Michelle Kuzniarek Ernest S. LaFranier Peter L. Larson Jessica M. Leary Gregory & Courtney Lee Kenneth A. Lee, DDS Savannah Lehman Sally S. Lenahan Conrad & Bertha Lesniak Samuel L. Lessem Bruce Levine Lisa M. Liebmann Bruce & Carol Ligh Nancy G. Light David Lipner Stanford Lipsey Lee J. Loffredo Thomas A. Lombardo Jr., MD Peter D. Loncto Joseph & Patricia Longboat Jon & Sharon Luther Catherine A. Lyons Richard K. Patterson & Jane Lyons-Patterson Donald I. MacDavid* Jean Maday Thomas, MD & Sandra Madejski Ann Maglione Martha Malloy Michael J. Mann Michael & Barbara Mantino Rev. Joseph G. Marina, SJ Jane M. Marini
Canisius President John J. Hurley (far right) and his wife, Maureen, visit with Regents Scholarship Ball guests, (l-r) Joann Gertler McDermott and Bill McDermott.
Julie D. Marino Mary Jane Marino Dolly Marks John D. Maroney Beth A. Marshall Richard & Patty Martell Peter & Nancy Massicci Colleen Mattimore Betty B. Mauldin James H. May William & Joyce May Dorothy McCarthy Thomas & Mary Ellen McCarthy Robert & Inez McClary William J. McDermott & Joann Gertler McDermott Joseph & Penelope McDonald Junko McGee Pauline B. McIlvoy Kimberly J. McKinney Joyce McNally Elizabeth C. McNamara Jay & Mary McWatters James & Alicia Mellor Marjorie Mestenmaker Nancy L. Miano Andrea Mikolajczak-Novicki Dean & Nancy Millar Robert & Evelyn Miller Jock & Elizabeth Mitchell Michelle Mize Robert & Janice Moffett Marilyn Mohler Georgia Montante Robert & Carolyn Montgomery Patrick & Adrienne Moran Virginia M. Morelli William & Karen Moreno Michael Morgulis & Trudy Stern Jay Carmody Morley Brian W. Moroney Dianne Morse
Dan Muller Albina Murawski Stephen & Gwendolyn Murawski John & Patty Murray Timothy W. Myers Savino & Virginia Nanula Nancy Naples O’Neill Arthur Ness & Charlotte A. Kolczynski Jeffrey J. Neuner Ernestine J. Neurohr* Reginald & Carol Newman Michael & Dianna Niday Fr. Timothy L. Niven Thomas J. Valone & Shawn E. Nordell Carroll Novicki Christopher Novicki Henry & Kerri Nowak Rose Nowak Maureen A. O’Connell Joseph P. O’Connor Marylesa O’Connor Michael O’Connor Ann O’Keefe Michael & Theresa O’Keefe Paul & Julianne O’Leary Jerol & Karen Olson Amanda Ooten Ian Orensky Thomas Osborn James & Cheryl Paccia Marcia Palmer Francis & Karen Parent Rev. Michael Parker Donna J. Payne Richard & Karen Penfold Linda M. Penn David J. Perkins Marjorie M. Perry Thomas & Marilyn Perry Teresa Pfaff David R. Pfalzgraf
Marian Pfeiffer Harold A. Phelan Stanley & Patricia Phillips Robert E. Picciano John Pieroni Lawrence Pignataro Sr. Joseph H. Piskorowski, DDS Robert, MD & Kathy, DO Piston Michael P. Pizzuto Paul & Vickie Pociack Amy Powell Richard L. Price Colleen A. Pritchard Robert & Pauline Pritchard Kraig D. Pritts Stanley J. Pustulka Abelard & Katherine Raby Lucinda Racsumberger Bernard L. Radigan Richard Radka Karen A. Rand Richard & Beverly Ratcliffe Susan G. Rebmann Debbie E. Reed Bernice Reger Helen C. Reilly Maureen M. Reilly Patrick J. Reilly* Robert Reinstein Adela Rennie Antonio & Brenda Ricciuto Michael A. Riester Genevieve Rizzo Annick Robillard Paul & Kristen Robillard Karleen K. Robinson Richard & Christine Rogenthien David L. Rogers Gary & Elizabeth Rogers Mary Anne Rokitka Alberta Roman Peter C. Ronca
Glenda L. Ross John P. Rumschik Joseph & Eileen Ryan Richard & Sheila Ryan Robert & Elizabeth Sadler Michael, MD & Claudia Sansano Paul & Susan Santandreu Willard & Karen Saperston Graciela Sarmiento Gerald & Kathleen M. Saxe Ann E. Schapiro Norman J. Schihl* Fred J. Schmalz Jeffrey & Kathleen Schmidt W. Frederick Schnur Marianne Schubert Norene Schulenberg Albert & Andrea Scibetta James Scinta David Segura Kathleen H. Seibel Linda Seipel Shelly Seymour Stephen W. Shanley Michael & Brenda Sheehan Richard & Wanda Shippy Mary Jo Sieger Norman & Ferne Sigrist Robert Silfer Adele Z. Silver Andrew & Nami Skalski John J. Skowron Michael J. Smith Sally M. Smith Martha R. Smydra George & Leah Snyder Paul & Marie Snyder Vladimir Solonari Glenn Solotaroff Linda Sommers Timothy & Melissa Sorge Michael & Mary Diana Sosnowski Stephen & Kimberly Sosnowski Robert G. Spampata Jr. Katherine M. Spillman Karl & Deborah Ann Stadler Brian Stancampiano Jason & Lauren Stang Martha E. Stauffer Dennis & Lisa Steszewski Dave & Alice Stewart Christy M. Stocker Daniel & Susan Stoler Larry & Cherie Stolzenburg Cathy G. Strassburg Susan M. Strouse Keith, MD & Leslie Stube James E. Sullivan John & Elizabeth Sullivan Howard W. Sutter Nancy Swanborg Robert H. Swanborg, PhD Ann L. Szabo Richard Szucs Jr. Brian & Elaine Taylor Charles & Rebecca Theobald Jerry & Jacqueline Theobald
Mark R. Theobald William V. Theobald Andrea Z. Thiede Renee Timberlake Dawn N. Tindall Anthony & Mary Ann Tirone Thomas Tirone Richard & Susan Tobe Terry & Carol Tomasko Patricia A. Toole Angel & Kathy Torres Nancy A. Toscano Martin K. Tricarico Dimitri & Betty Tzetzo David J. Uba Michael J. Valaik Robert F. Valone Phillip E. Vance* Steve Vavra Kathryn Vernay Eugene & Carole Vukelic Phillip & Deborah Wade Darin Wagner Stephen M. Walbridge Julie Walker Edward & Virginia Walsh Jean A. Walsh Paul & Barbara Walter Sheila Weatherbee Angeline Webb David Weber Robert & Carolyn Weber Robert & Lynn Weber Peter R. Wehner Michael Weiner Timothy & Nancy Wellenzohn Clark & Corrine Wenger Laurence & Lorraine White Marian White Patricia L. Wick, PsyD, PhD Jerry Willenborg Esther Williams James A. Williams James F. Williams Galen & Betsy Wilson Ralph C. Wilson Jr.* Arthur & Nancy Wingerter Wayne D. Wisbaum Becky M. Wisniewski Jillian Wittenbach Helen C. Woeppel Dianne W. Wojciechowski Walter Wolf Thomas Woodside Daniel & Diane Wormann Lillian V. Worthington Norbert & Paula Wrobel John & Susan Zach John H. Zachau Jr. Lawrence & Wendy Zak Paul A. Zak Robert & Margaret Zak Thomas & Lori Zak Adrian & Lisa Zannin Kris E. Zaparaniuk Edward & Diane Zeh
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The Rev. James M. Demske ’47, SJ, Society Established in 1982, the Rev. James M. Demske ’47, SJ, Society honors alumni and friends who include Canisius College in their estate plans. Like Father Demske, who served as president of the college from 1966 until 1993, members of the society help to secure an even brighter future for Canisius College and its students and, at the same time, forever tie their legacy to the legacy of leadership at Canisius College.
Michael Jr. ’79 and Ann Marie ’79 Ervolina (left) are pictured at the Magis Giving Circle reception with Nancy and Paul ’75 Kolkmeyer.
Anonymous (4) W. Andrew Achenbaum, PhD Innocent N. Ajaero Andy T. Anselmo ’45 Frederick G. Attea ’61 (Judith*) Charles E. Balbach Thomas W. ’69, PhD & Sara W. Balcerek Charles U. Banta Donald J. ’50 & Janet Barnett John M. ’74, MBA ’81 & Dolah Saleh Barrett Ronald G. ’60, MD & Nancy Basalyga Paul J. ’68 & Kathleen A. Bayer Joan S. Bermeitinger ’55 (Lenny*) John E. Sr. ’63 & Rae L. Bernacki Richard N. Blewett ’48 ( Jean*) Dennis J. Bossi ’61 Leo A. ’56 & Ann Marie Q. Bradley 54
Thomas F. ’63, PhD & Janet Brady Lupé J. Breen (Martin ’52*) William P. ’64 & Margaret A. Breen Donald R. ’58 & Susan Brown Joseph G. Brown ’55 Robert V. ’56 & Joan P. Bukowski James D. Burke ’53 Donald E. Burkett ’68 Bill A. III ’57 & Donna Buyers R. Carlos ’56, HON ’81 & Virginia Carballada Rudolph R. ’50 & Ann Casarsa Daniel A. ’62, PhD & Gertrude A. Casciano Helen Casper (Daniel ’51*) Joseph Jerry ’55, HON ’94 & Barbara Castiglia Marlene Castiglia (Peter*)
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Marguerite L. Caswell Anthony P. Catalano ’76 Thomas J. Caulfield ’54, MS ’62, EdD (Camille MS ’75*) Ann E. ’74 & Daniel Celani Anthony F. ’52 & Julie M. Cerrone Dianna Civello & David K. Donaldson Jr. Nelson D. ’67 & Patricia Civello Harry S. Colburn Jr. ’65 Mary Collins Sanborn & Robert Sanborn Anthony J. Jr. ’55 & Carmela M. HON ’88 Colucci Ellen O. Conley, PhD Thomas P. ’71, MA ’74 & Rosemary A. Connelly Rev. Frederick A. Conoscenti ’56, MS ’61 Anna Conway (Paul ’61*) Craig J. ’67 & Mary Anne Costanzo
Norman L. Cramp ’51 Lawrence J. ’69, MS ’77 & Pat Cudek Elaine Cutting (Richard*) Thomas S. ’58 & Stephany L. Czosnowski Eleanor C. Daigler ’77 F. Anthony Del Nuovo ’64, PhD James B. & Maureen Denman Joseph S. ’58 & Joan DePaolo Jamie E. DePeau ’81 & Donald Delzio Daniel P. Devine ’70 M. Jane Dickman ’46, HON ’82 Anthony N. ’69, MBA ’72 & Kathleen M. Diina Thomas E. ’67 & Judy C. Dinan Richard A. DiVita Sr. ’55 (Diane*) Carol (Wells) ’95 & Chester Dombrowski Chester J. Dompkowski ’57
Kristin (Meegan) ’70 & Francis K. Dorsey John A. & Gina Driscoll Frank L. ’67, MS ’75, MBA ’78 & Mary H. ’88 Eberl George J. ’68 & Christina B. Eberl Steven R. ’70 & Teresa Elman Guy M. ’64, MD & Mary Ann Esposito E. Joyce Eulner Thomas J. ’68 & Lynn Ann Faber Daniel J. Fahey ’46, MD & Maria Runfola Fahey, PhD Joan E. Farstad ’71 Sebastian S. ’58, MD & Jo Ellen Fasanello Charles V. ’67 & Barbara J. Ferraro Theodore R. ’42 & Dorothy Fink Frank J. ’51 & Lois Flaherty James J. Foley ’51, MS ’60 Frances A. Frank (Norman*) Thomas G. Frank MS ’67, PhD Bertram F. Frederick ’58, MS ’66 William J. ’69 & Patricia Frederick Leo R. ’40, HON ’09 & Marie Futia Eugene A. ’55 & Barbara Gabalski Gustav J. Gaertner Edward M. Gallagher ’51 (Mary Virginia*) Peter P. Gambacorta ’70 Robert J. ’58 & Kay Gareis Dorothy Garvey (William ’51, MS ’69*) Gerda A. Gassman (Paul ’57, PhD*) William C. ’62 & Rita Gates Charles Jr. ’43, MA ’50 & Dolores Gelia Paul A. ’64 & Suzanne Gersitz John J., MD & Lucille J. Giardino Regina E. Gier MS ’54, MA ’63 Sheila M. Goldberg (Terrence P. O’Neill Sr. ’71*) David A. ’70 & Kathy Golinski Samuel L. HON ’77 & Ernestine Green
demskeplannedgiving A Lasting Legacy Timothy Hoelscher ’76 makes a Canisius education engaging and affordable Timothy J. Hoelscher ’76 was overwhelmed with pride when his daughter, Erin M. Hoelscher ’93, became a legacy at Canisius. “I felt confident that with her Canisius degree, my daughter would be well-prepared to face any obstacles because I know, personally, the value of a Canisius degree,” states Hoelscher. Hoelscher came to Canisius in 1974, after finishing a four-year commitment in the U.S. Air Force. He says Canisius nourished him academically, spiritually and socially. Now, Hoelscher is giving back to the college that he says provided him with so much. Through a planned gift to Canisius, Tim Hoelscher and his wife, Cecelia (Chi Chi), have set aside funds to establish an endowed scholarship. Their gift will help make a Canisius education engaging and affordable to students for many years to come. “I hope I can serve as an example for other alumni,” notes Hoelscher. “A planned gift – no matter the size – helps provide the opportunities that make a Canisius education unique and enables students to reach their full potentials.”
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The Rev. James M. Demske ’47, SJ, Society George M. Greenberger Robert M. ’66, HON ’05 & Catherine E. (Ostanski) ’72 Greene Richard F. ’54, HON ’14 & Jane F. HON ’14, PhD Griffin Thomas Griffin, MD (Mary Ellen Rybak ’71, MD*) Lawrence W. Grogan Jr. ’52 (Nancy*) William C. Grotke ’64, MS ’68 Christine (Slowikowski) ’83 & Jonathan Gurland Amy (Joseph) Habib MS ’63 (Halim*) James L. ’55 & Jane Hackbush Joan Hacker (Harold ’37, HON ’76*) Margaret Hassett (William ’57, HON ’71*) Paul M. Jr. ’62 & Suellen M. Hassett Thomas J. Haykel ’50 Andrew D. W. Hill ’86 & Susan M. Liberski, MD Sean D. ’61 & Mollie B. Hill David A. Hillock ’66 Timothy J. ’76 & Cecilia A. Hoelscher John B. ’51 & Cornelia K. Hogan Frederick C. ’57, MD & Nancy Holler Sr. Janet M. Holzer ’49 William J. ’50, MD &
Mary Jane B. Howard Joanne M. Huber ’82 Daniel N. ’75 & Judy Hurley John J. ’78 & Maureen O. Hurley Paul B. Jr. ’66, PhD & Mary S. Hurley Mary V. (Evans) MS ’75 & Donald P. Hustead Dorothy R. Hyde (John MS ’63*) Michael F. ’85 & Julie Inglisa Ivan F. Ivankovich ’68 & Ellen Schoeck June Jenno (Richard E. Winter ’42*) Dorothy Josef MS ’72 (Chester ’39*) Msgr. Paul R. Juenker ’42, HON ’85 Katherine K. Juhasz HON ’04 (Stephen*) Herbert R. ’62 & Ellen Jurek Joseph H. ’76, PhD & Marcia A. Jurkowski Amy M. Kasprzak ’03, MBAACC ’04 Brian L. Kawaler ’73, MS ’75, PhD Margaret M. Keane (Frank ’42*) Patrick J. ’72, DDS & Deborah L. Keem Deborah L. (Wodarczak) ’81 & Kevin A. Keenan Joseph A. Keller ’48 (Janice*) Grace (Crane) Kerr ’40, MSEd ’53 (James*)
Rosemary E. Kersten MS ’60 Hon. Mary Ann Killeen (Robert Ast ’42*) Norma Kloten (Edgar ’34, PhD*) Eliane Knopp (Jacky, PhD*) Robert J. ’50, HON ’00 & Mary Ann M. Kresse J. Robert MBA ’72 & Suzanne Kulp Charles E. ’70 & Michele Lannon Esther W. Lanphear (Albert ’42*) Mary Ann Lauricella ’68 Patrick P. HON ’99 & Cynthia R. Lee Christine M. Licata ’67, MS ’71, EdD & Barry R. Culhane, EdD Rosemary A. Ligotti ’70, MBA ’79 Mary Lu Littlefield Donald W. ’62 & Cecelia S. Lojek Thomas A. Lombardo ’39, MD (Roslyn*) Denis E. ’62 & Mary Ellen Loncto Paul J. Loree, MD Stephen T. LoVullo ’74 Ronald H. Luczak ’72 Robert J. Lynch ’72 James F. Lyons ’56, HON ’98 Thomas C. ’61 & Janice Mack
Patricia A. Maehr ’89 Anthony B. Maglione ’67 & Sandra Geffert Milford C. ’47, MD & Dione Maloney Julius P. Maltbie ’60 (Frances*) Paul T. ’68 & Carol Manka Ray W. Manuszewski ’51 (Lorraine*) James M. Marinello ’42 Francis V. ’74 & Martha (Morrow) ’75, MSEd ’98 Marmion Melissa M. (Grier) Marr ’77 Joanne Marriott ’73 & James C. Murphy John F. ’61, PhD & Jeanne A. Marszalek Mary S. (Muraca) MBA ’83 & Anthony B. Martino William F. Marx ’62 Lawrence J. ’56 & Elaine Mattar Gerald A. ’56 & Diane Mays Jennifer A. McDonough Marion A. McDonough (Richard ’37*) Ann P. McFarland (William ’49*) Mary F. McGhee Frank J. & Donna McGuire Gretchen M. Meissner Neil M. Melbrod ’71, MBA ’83 Robert R. ’57 & Patricia Mesel Jeannie S. Miano (Laurence ’64*)
Charles I. ’58 & Judith L. (Reinagel) MS ’86 Michalski Joseph C. Sr. ’64 & Janet M. Mineo Karen L. Mize ’78 Mark L. Monin ’81 Margaret E. Moriarty (Robert ’62*) Jay Carmody Morley James J. ’52 & Jo Murphy Eugene J. Murphy ’58 (Linda*) Marlene Murphy (John ’57*) Donald M. Murray ’51 (Maureen*) Raymond E. Jr. ’54 & Patricia A. Naber David M. ’70, MBA ’74 & Margaret Naples John D. Jr. ’55, MD & Diane Naples Angela A. Naylor (Harrison ’55*) William J. ’67 & Helen Neff Joyce Neville (Edwin, PhD*) G. Daniel Newland ’76 Reginald B. HON ’97 & Carol Newman David L. ’76 & Marcia D. Noto Henry J. ’57, HON ’90 & Rose S. Nowak J. Michael O’Connell III ’78 Mary G. O’Connor ’52 Thomas H. Jr. ’63 & Nancy Naples HON ’02 O’Neill Margaret A. Pagano ’90, MSEd ’93 (Salvatore ’57*)
newendowedfunds (June 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015)
SCHOLARSHIPS Scott Bieler Endowed Scholarship Fund (established by Scott Bieler) Gary M. CPA ’75 & Joan M. Crosby Accounting Scholarship (established by Gary ’75 & Joan Crosby) The GresSophia Scholarship (established by Albert ’85 & Noura Gress) Timothy J. ’76 & Cecelia (Chi Chi) Hoelscher Scholarship (established by Timothy ’76 & Cecelia Hoelscher) William Callahan Lyons ’69 Memorial Scholarship (established by Amelia Lyons ’93, PhD, Anne Lyons & Emily Lyons) The May Murdzia Whipple & Emma Krakat Murdzia Scholarship (established by Shirley MA ’79 & Rev. Donald Struchen)
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Ernestine J. Neurohr Scholarship Fund (funded by the Estate of Ernestine Neurohr) The Sharon Murray Wurster ’69 Endowed Scholarship Fund (established by Sharon Murray Wurster ’69) The Edward ’65 & Mary Jane Szczesniak Polish Heritage Scholarship (established by Edward ’65 & Mary Jane Szczesniak)
OTHER FUNDS Emmett L. Reilly ’85 Fund for Community Service (established by Helen Reilly) Avian Biology Fund (established by friends of the Biology Department)
Ann M. (Augustine) ’82 & Mark R. Palmer Richard W. ’60 & Mary E. Parker Wendy L. Passman ’75 Chester J. ’52 & Helen A. (Barrett) ’81 Pawenska James J. ’75 & Melanie Pendergast Michael J. Petrina Jr. ’66 Basil J. ’60, MS ’65 & Mary Ann G. Piazza Ronald F. ’59 & Margaret M. Poe Thomas R. Polverari ’53 Kenneth F. Pompi ’63, PhD Michael H. ’70 & Judy A. Ponichtera Jeanne-Marie Poorten MS ’70 Anne A. Porreca ’66, MS ’69 Peter P. ’50 & Marie E. Orsolits Poth Eugene J. Pratt (Marie*) Madonna M. Priore ’74, MS ’87 Carmelo A. Privitera ’47, PhD John S. III ’97 & Darcie ’10 Prizner Marilynn M. Propis (John Sr. ’42, HON ’83*) Sarah Rager (Francis ’69*) Susan Rauch (Martin ’56*) David E. ’92 & Karen Reid Beverley Repka (Dennis ’66*) George E. Jr. ’66, MS ’68 & Barbara (Brennan) ’78 Riedel
Paul H. ’74 & Pamela P. Riester Jeffrey A. & Dawn Rochwarger Norma Rochwarger (Leonard HON ’85*) Mary Elizabeth Roehmholdt ’71, MD Arthur A. Russ Jr. Carmelo A. ’51 & Lynn Scaccia Edward L. ’61 & Rose Marie Schaefer A. Dale ’74, MBA ’77 & Linda S. Schaefer Elizabeth Ann Schaefer (Arthur ’43, HON ’98*) Joanne M. Schwartzott ’69 Gary J. ’66 & Ellen E. Schwarzmueller Paul M. Jr. ’71, MBA ’74 & Barbara Sciandra Samuel G. Scime ’58, MD Marilyn A. Sharp MS ’78 Walter G. HON ’13, PhD & Mary Louise Sharrow John W. ’56 & Dolores H. Sheele James E. ’68, PhD & Nanci L. Sherwood Richard A., PhD & Linda B. Shick Anthony J. ’55 & Virginia P. ’83 Smaczniak James M. Smith ’88 Thomas G. Smith ’71 & Louise Spinelli Richard ’64 & Barbara Sokolowski
Eileen D. Somers (Lowell ’41*) Rev. Eldon K. Somers ’41 Marvin E. ’71 & Cheryl A. Masaitis Spychaj ’75 Robert T. Staebell ’51, MS ’66 (Marion*) Daniel W. ’79, HON ’08 & Mary Stanton Daniel P. ’58, PhD & Joanne Starr Paul F. ’61 & Mary Stockschlaeder John L. ’61, HON ’96 & Bonnie Strauss Dolores (Dickman) Sullivan ’48, MS ’51 Joseph H. Sweeney ’58 Janet (Schmidle) Taylor ’71 (Peter*) Joseph J. Thomas ’43 Michael C. ’63 & Carolyn Thomas Richard J. ’53, PhD & Jacquelyn B. Thompson Brendan D. ’66 & Sandra C. Thomson William C. ’73 & Cynthia Thuman David S. ’71, MS ’74 & Karen M. (Friel) ’71 Tubolino John H. Twist ’58, DDS Dimitri J. & Betty Tzetzo Regina L. Utz ’94 Denise Vacanti (Vito ’36*) Paula R. Valente ’70
Robert E. Voelkle ’57 David L. ’71 & Christine R. Wagner John B. Walsh ’50 James H. Warnes ’74 & Philip C. Heavey Gerald L. ’62 & Carole M. Weigand Robert E. Weltzer Jr. ’70, PhD Brummitte D. Wilson ’72, MD Joseph J. Wilson ’63 Kenneth ’69 & Elizabeth Wilson Morton H. ’66 & Carol Wittlin Robert W. Wunsch Jr. ’76 Charlene Youknut ’74, MS ’79 Paul A. MS ’64, PhD & Veronica (Bahorsky) ’72, MS ’77 Young John N. Zaidel ’57 Michael J. ’64 & Barbara J. (Augustyn) ’86, MS ’89 Zdrojewski Edward M. ’47, MD & Marie Zehler Lawrence R. Zielinski ’65 Gerald Zon ’67 & Victoria Boyd *Deceased spouse
Please keep all of the deceased members of the Rev. James M. Demske ’47, SJ, Society in your prayers, especially those who have faithfully departed this past year (June 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015): Alfred C. Boyd Jr. ’51, PhD (Patricia*) William F. Brown Jr. ’44 Michael Burtniak, PhD Joseph E. Campana ’74, PhD Patricia J. Larkin (Richard ’51*) John J. O’Brien ’70 Wayne R. Reilly ’51 Herbert Shafer Robert J. Steffan ’73 (Patricia*) Thomas E. Twist ’57 (Ellen*) John G. Wick ’49 (Audrey*)
Realized Bequests Anonymous (1) Alfred C. Boyd Jr.* William F. Brown Jr.* Franklin G. Downing* Robert J. Fierle* J. Walter Y. Knapp* William E. Leising* Donald I. MacDavid* Ernestine J. Neurohr* Wayne R. Reilly* Thomas E. Twist* Sharon A. Wurster*
Support for the Sciences Shirley Struchen MA ’79 creates scholarship in memory of mother and grandmother Shirley W. Struchen MA ’79 established The May Murdzia Whipple & Emma Krakat Murdzia Scholarship in memory of her mother and grandmother. The scholarship supports academically qualified students who are majoring in the sciences and working with Roswell Park Cancer Institute. This scholarship pairs two places that are close to Struchen’s heart. “Both my mom and grandmother received wonderful care at Roswell when they were fighting cancer,” she says. Struchen cites the college’s reputation as a leader in science education and the value of its new interdisciplinary science building, Science Hall. Canisius and Roswell work together to provide research internships for students. This scholarship, says Struchen, supports the pairing of two great institutions. “My mother and grandmother would be so happy to know that scholarships in their names will provide students with a Canisius education in the sciences and prepare them for professions in the medical field and life sciences.”
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Blue & Gold Club Donors to the Blue & Gold Fund gave Canisius something to cheer about this past year. Contributions to support Canisius College athletics totaled $351,137 from a record 681 donors. Gifts to the Blue & Gold Fund enhance scholarships, academic support services for student-athletes, recruitment of new talent and team travel. Golden Griffin student-athletes continue to excel both in competition and in the classroom because of annual Blue & Gold Fund gifts. The generosity of Blue & Gold Fund donors helps make the championship difference in providing critical resources for the college’s 20 Golden Griffin teams.
Anonymous (5) Eugene P. Adams Martin & Helen Agius Michael F. Albert Donald & Rosemary Alessi Anthony & Marjorie Amigone Jason R. Andalo Jack E. Anderson Keith & Dana Applegate Adam & Molly Arkon Patricia A. Aronson Association Baseball Amateur Valleyfield Inc. James D. Baker II Paul J. Balbierz Randy & Michelle Barber Alice M. Bargen Matthew E. Barkas Richard & Renee Barlow Laura J. Barnum William J. Baron Michael F. Barren Patrick J. Barrows Daniel & Mary Barry James & Mary Basil Joseph & Shirley Basil Jeremy & Nia Bates Brian J. Bauer, MD Robert, MD & Mary Bauer Michael & Anna Marie Bauman William & Barbara Beck Kyle M. Bell Anthony J. Bellia Robert & Colleen Bendy Colin Bentley Joseph & Kathy Benzinger John G. Berger Jr. Nick Berzins David & Janet Bevilacqua Marcia A. Bevilacqua Robert S. Bevilacqua Jonathan & Lisa Bialek Donald P. Bielecki David & Karen Bilski Kaitlyn M. Black Daniel & Susan Blake Adrian & Ann Marie, PhD, Block Ryan Bohrer John & Deborah Bojanowski Jamie Bond Brittany M. Bonetto Timothy & Kathryn Bonk Mark & Deborah Bonner Salvatore & Julie Bordonaro 58
Mark Borofsky David A. Boyland Rachel D. Brand Craig & Sara Brandon John, EdD & Lynn Brennan Kevin & Cheryl Brown Marissa L. Brown James & Melissa Brown Scott Brzezinski Buffalo Cardiology & Pulmonary Associates Dennis & Judith Burd Michael V. Burke John & Katharine Burns Ted W. Cadwallader Enrico, MD & Lisa Caiola James & Kathleen Calderone John & Ann Marie Caldiero Sean P. Callahan Shannon A. Callahan Bridget Callahan-Giarrano Jerry G. Canada Jr. Mark & Carol Capuano Edward & Victoria Carey Shawn & Gail Carmody Nicholas N. Carrasco Brian & Ann Carrier John & Debra Carrig Joseph & Cathleen Casacci Thomas & Judith Caserta Daniel P. Casey Anne T. Casper Gina M. Castelli Jerry & Barbara Castiglia Robert & Donna Cavallari Robert & Emilie Cavallari CAVO Builders’ Supplies William & Jane Chandler Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Company Lillian M. Chotkowski Michael & Kathleen Christiano Glenn & Nancy Christman Jason R. Ciliberto Richard & Joan Ciliotta David T. Clark Patrick E. Clarke John & Norma Jean Cleary Edward & Helen Clohessy Charles & Lorilyn Cole Joshua P. Coleman Mark W. Coley Colgate-Palmolive Company Anthony & Carmela Colucci ComDoc Inc. Daniel T. Comerford Jr.
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John & Hope Comerford Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Conley Family Daniel Conley & Ruthanne Trinca-Conley James F. Connerton Maureen A. Connors Terrence & Peggy Connors John C. Coppola Leonard & Patti Coppola Kevin & Pamela Corcoran Carl W. Cosantino William J. Cotter* William & Jule Ann Covelli Marian F. Creps William R. Crowe Thomas & Carol Cryan Vito & Vitalina Cuddemi Jason & Katie Cummings Patrick J. Cunningham Michael Curatolo Robert & Andrea Curran Ashley P. Curtis Gary & Christine Cutler Ronald A. Czapla David & Cheryl Davignon Dwayne & Kathleen Dewyea David, PhD & Ruth Dietz Stephen Dineley & Penny Rose Kathleen S. DiPasquale Mark & Dianne DiPasquale Phil & Gerri DiRe Distributions Marseille Inc. Richard A. DiVita Sr. James & Susan Dobmeier Dennis & Pat Dombek James & Margaret Domres Richard T. Doney Jeffrey & Robin Donlon Cathleen A. Donner John & Barbara Dorn Kevin & Kimberly Downey Paul & Ruthanne Dreschler Nick Driscoll Timothy & Gretchen Duffy George Dunn Denis & Carol Dzielski Frank & Mary Eberl George & Christina Eberl Ronald, MD & Donna Eckert Paul, DDS & Maria Edwards Peter & Betsy Eimer Edward K. Eisaman Alan R. Elia Jr. Bradley & Debbie Engel Jonathan Engle Kevin & Ann English
Epicurean Group Erie & Niagara Insurance Association Carl & Michelle Erikson Michael & Ann Marie Ervolina Mark G. Evans Gary & Suzan Everett John & Molly Fachko Marie Farone James & Kathryn Faturos Donald Favre Frank J. Fedele Deborah L. Federicono Jamie L. Fiegel Maddalena Thomas & Barbara Finn Mark & Mary Finucane Russell & Nancy Fiorella Jeffrey & Judith Fiorello John & Janet Fischer Jonathon R. Fitzsimmons Tara S. Fleming James J. Foley Cara M. Foligno Jennifer Follett Anthony T. Formato Timothy & Katrina Foster Paige M. Freiberger Thomas P. Frizzell G & G Fitness Equipment Inc. Kristen Ganzhorn Sophie Garlick Gasuik Sales & Marketing Inc. David M. Gelia Edward & Eleanore Gelia Carmen J. Gentile Jamie A. Gerace Michael & Karen Geraci David J. Giacobbo Lawrence & Karen Ginnane George L. Ginther Joseph C. Girard Frank & Brenda Gojevic Donald & Debra Goralski Joan Gorry Michael & Susan Graber John & Lynne Graziani Gary & Elaine Greco Michael J. Greenberg J. Patrick & Rebecca Greenwald Peter D. Greiner Kristy M. Grossman Michael & Kristen Grosso Gregory & Karen Harkenrider Rachael E. Harvey John & Rose Hassett James Hastie
Joseph & Suzanne Hawayek Lawrence & Jacqueline Hayes Hayes Fish Company Inc. Peter & Karen Henchey Michelle M. Henn Brian & Stacy Hennessy Thomas & Mary Hennessy William M. Henry William J. Herbert John & Lisa Herman Don Kentner & Maria E. Hernandez Erik R. Hewitt Robert W. Hickey Andre & Jocelyn Hidi Daniel & Julie Higgins Hugh & Marianne Higgins Norman R. Hitzges Janice L. Hoeltke Schifferli, DO Michael & Anna Hofer Paul Hoffman & Lisa Bieron Hoffman, MD Marie Hojnacki, PhD & Garrett Sullivan Holman Candies Robert Hook Shane P. Hornquist John & Joan Howell Michael & Dale Hudson Todd & Cathleen Hummel Meagan E. Hurley Teresa M. Hurley Dennis & Lisa Hussainov Richard L. Hutton Gregory & Christine Iaconis Kiel M. Illg Susan K. Iverson Gene & Lisa Jankowski Ronald & Sandra Jaros Eric & Sharon Jaszka Lawrence & Deborah Jefferys David Jenkins & Madeline Boland Daniel & Janette Jennings Jessey Farms Ltd. Willie C. Jordan III Branson L. Joseph Jerome & Judy Jozwiak Patrick J. Kaczmarczyk Thomas M. Kaminska Edwin & Eleanor Kantowski Brian K. Kasprowicz Jennifer L. Kasprzak Henry & Barbara Kaye Debra Kazmierczak Edmund E. Kazmierczak Andrew Kedzierski
Patrick, DDS & Deborah Keem Thomas & Dorothy Keenan David & Jane Kelley Edward J. Kelley Joseph & Elizabeth Kick Eugene & Marilee Kieffer Thomas & Diane Kingston Tracy C. Kinzie George & Pamela Kline John & Carol Kociela Peter & Marion Koehneke Paul & Nancy Kolkmeyer Mark & Kathleen Kotas Stephanie N. Kott Daniel J. Kovach Robert & Laura Kowal Karl F. Kozlowski, PhD William & Julie Kretzer Jennifer Krueger Mikal & Emily Krueger Krystal Klear Water Enterprises Inc. Barbara J. Kucel Thaddeus & Michelle Kuzniarek Jonathan & Erin Lacki Salvatore, PhD & Celine LaDuca Dennis & Christine Laffey Brian M. Lalley John & Katherine, MD Lammers Lancaster Medical Group Charles & Michele Lannon Susan A. Lapetina Kenneth A. Lee, DDS John & Paula Leszak Leonard P. Litwin Douglas T. Lockhart Donald & Kimberly Lynch Patrick J. Lyons John & Nancy MacDonald Jeffrey & Laura Maddigan John & Priscilla Maddock Justin D. Maderer William & Kristin Maher Patrick & Patricia Maher Mark & Sherrill Maier John P. Maloney Patrick & Holly Maloney Stephen & Patricia Malusa Daniel & Donna Mancuso James & Judith Manzella Dolly Marks Daniel & Judy Martin Earl D. Martin Chelsea A. Martinez Salvatore & Mary Dee Martoche Anthony & Kathleen Masiello Peter & Nancy Massicci William G. Mathieson Richard & Kathryn Mattison James H. May William & Joyce May Michael & Lisa McCaffrey Dorothy McCarthy James & Jane McCarthy
James & Jean McCormick Lawrence & Marian McGowan Kristen E. McGuinness Eileen R. McGuire Michael & Monika McKee James J. McLaughlin Donald & Patricia McMahon Melanie L. McNally James & Dorothy McNicholas Christopher R. Mekelburg Marjorie Mestenmaker Lawrence & Renee Miceli Joseph & Anne Michael John C. Minieri Katie L. Miranto Michael V. Mirco Jr. Dennis & Kathleen Misko Daniel & Sally Missert Regina M. Molfetta Carl & Carol Ann Montante Michael & Jean Mooney Nicholas K. Moore William & Patricia Moore Christine D. Moran Timothy M. Moran Vincent & Susan Morelli Lindsey B. Morgan Maureen Morgan William & Jacqueline M. Morris Andrew & Geraldine Moynihan Dan Muller Daniel & Paulette Muller Brian & Laura Murphy James & Huguette Murphy James L. Murphy Traci E. Murphy Steve & Elaine Murray Timothy W. Myers Erica L. Nasca National Fuel Gas Corporation Frank & Nancy Nemeth Michael & Marcy Newman Reginald & Carol Newman David & Marcia Noto Henry & Rose Nowak Marylesa O’Connor Terrence & Carol O’Connor Thomas & Nancy O’Donnell Timothy & Kathleen O’Mara Shawn O’Rourke, PhD Charles Oakes Megan E. Oosting Ronald J. & Veronica Orlowski Thomas Osborn Keith & B. Michelle Osinski Terrence & Margaret Ostrander Daniel & Mary Lou Palumbo Christopher J. Panek Paul M. Panik Frank S. Pappalardo Victor & Mary Lou Patnella Chester & Helen Pawenska Anna J. Pawlaczyk
Thomas J. Peltz James & Melanie Pendergast Patrick & Mary Carol Penfold Robert E. Picciano Roland & Veronica Pigeon Lawrence Pignataro Sr. Joseph H. Piskorowski, DDS William & Cheri Pitcher William & Eileen Polian Meghan A. Portka Richard L. Price Gerald & Lynn Pullano Matthew & Jennifer Pusloskie Michael & Therese Quarantillo Carly L. Quinn Ronald & Melissa Raccuia David & Renee Radka Richard Radka Ernest & Marian Ramirez Phillip A. Rapini Michael R. Rappl Michael J. Rautenstrauch Thomas & Lorraine Reddinger Jacqueline A. Reed Timothy & Barbara Reidy Daniel & Pamela Reilly Richard & Suzelle Remillard James & Marilyn Renda Adela Rennie Thomas & Kristine Rich Robert & Patricia Colby Foundation Annick Robillard Paul & Kristen, MD, Robillard James & Alina Roe Gary & Mary Beth Roessler James & Carrie Roessler Karen L. Rogowski Frank M. Rojek James & Eileen Rolek Walter & Mary Ann Rooth Richard Ross & Marcela Morales Ross Kenneth & Jane Rozek Andrew L. Russo Louis & Cynthia Russo Victor & Marcia Rutecki Mark & Martha Ryan Bernard & Eizabeth Ryczek Richard & Mary Sander Joseph & Carolyn Schaefer Ann E. Schapiro Norman J. Schihl* J. Leroy & Patricia Schlaerth Fred J. Schmalz Stephanie J. Schmalz David & Brennan Schofield James & Rev. Kathlyn Schofield Thomas & Gini Schultz Joseph & Kathleen Scully Timothy J. Seil George & Monica Semler Catherine S. Shannon Brian & Juliana Sharkey Lauren M. Shelley James, PhD & Nanci Sherwood Karl & Laurie Siebert
James E. Sieckmann Mary Jo Sieger Jeffrey & Elizabeth Silfer Robert Silfer William & Margaret Skieresz Brian & Gail Smith David & Susan, PhD Smith David & Jennifer Smith Kevin Smith & Karen Moden Thomas Smith & Louise Spinelli Paul & Marie Snyder Snyder Corp. Richard & Barbara Sokolowski Joshua & Sarah Solomon Glenn Solotaroff V. John & Florence Soron Sovran Foundation for a Better WNY at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Robert G. Spampata Jr. John & Rochelle Specht Mike & Trish St. Leger Michael Stachowski & Carol-Lynn Petronaci, MD Brian Stancampiano Daniel, PhD & Joanne Starr Rodney & Deborah Staszak Jeffrey, MD & Maria Steinig Dave & Alice Stewart Frederic & Jaan Stievater Keith & Rosanne Stolzenburg Gary M. Stott Michael & Susan Strusienski Keith & Leslie Stube Garrett Sullivan & Marie Hojnacki, PhD James & Erica Suter Frank & Elizabeth Swiatek Jeffrey & Sherri Swiatek Michelle L. Switzer J. Paul & Mary Synor Michael & Marcia Szmania Lee & Susan Teeter Jonathon & Frankie Tennant The Northwoods Corporation Daniel & Ann Thiebolt Christopher & Melissa Thomas Margaret A. Thompson William & Cynthia Thuman James & Wendy Tolsma Michael R. Tolsma Richard E. Tone Gary M. Toomey Eugene & Kathryn Torpey James & Jeanne Toughey Martin Tricarico Ruthanne Trinca-Conley & Daniel Conley Twin City Ambulance Corporation John H. Twist, DDS Lawrence S. Tyczka, DVM John & Gail Tylec Stephen & Kellie Ulrich Michael J. Usdanoff Karen M. Utz
Charles & Diane Vaccaro Daniel & Christine Vaccaro J. Timothy Vaeth J. Joseph Van Volkenburg Thomas & Linda VanNortwick Scott D. Vanderzell William S. Varade Thomas Vaughan & Anne Gunderman-Vaughan Steve Vavra Gabrielle E. Vetere Paul J. Viola Jr. Thomas Vivian & Katie Carroll Dale & Carol Volker Eugene & Carole Vukelic Darin Wagner David & Lynne Wagner Mark & Barbara Wagner Matthew & Paula Wagner Stephen M. Walbridge Frederick J. Wallace Lauren J. Walsh Mark & Melodie Walter Theresa J. Walton Steven & Melissa, EdD, Wanzer Richard & Mary Wayne Keith & Kimberly Weathers Glenn & Sherri Weber John P. Wegrzyn Peter R. Wehner Gerald L. Weigand Mary M. Weir Wells Fargo Foundation Michael P. Wernicki Norbert & Cheryl Wessel Patricia L. Wick, PhD Allen & Claudine Wierzbicki Kristy E. Wilensky John & Margaret Winiewicz Raymond & Jeanne Witzleben Walter Wolf Richard & Ann Wolney Ann L. Woloszynski Thomas Woodside Daniel & Diane Wormann Robert & Patricia Woz Jill J. Wright James & Katerina Wujcik John F. Wujcik Jr. Gary & Julie Wysocki Yankee Spirits Liquor Store John S. Yormick Mary E. Yoviene John H. Zachau Jr. John & Audrey Zahm Stanley, DDS & Phyllis Zak Peter & Patricia Zaleski Gregg & Laurie Zaparaniuk Kris E. Zaparaniuk Christopher & Elizabeth Zebuth Terrence & Jennifer Zeh James & Jennifer Zewe John R. Zobel Jr. Robert & Gemma Zotara Jason Zwara & Megan Brenner
C ANI SIUS COLLEGE M AGA ZINE • FALL 2015 |
Canisius College Magazine 2001 Main Street | Buffalo, NY 14208 | canisius.edu
More than 1,000 alumni, family and friends crowded the Canisius campus for Homecoming 2015. The three-day event kicked off on Friday, September 25 with the ever-popular Tent Party. Additional weekend highlights included Java with the Jesuits, the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner, Fall Fest and a host of Golden Griffin athletic events. The weekend concluded with a Homecoming Mass for all attendees. Visit canisius.edu/magazine to view the Homecoming Weekend photo gallery.