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CATHEDRAL Connection THE

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A MAGAZINE FOR ALUMNAE AND FRIENDS

SCHOOL NEWS

EDUCATOR PROFILE

ALUMNAE PROFILES

ANNUAL REPORT

Introduction to the 2015 Annual Report Section starting on page 20.


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INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Letter from the Principal �������������������� 2 School News���������������������������������������� 3 School Updates������������������������������������ 9 Educator Profile���������������������������������� 10 Alumnae Profiles�������������������������������� 12 Class Notes ���������������������������������������� 15 In Memoriam�������������������������������������� 18 2014-2015 Annual Report���������������� 20

Cathedral High School Administration Ms. Maria Spagnuolo Principal Ms. Rosemary Eivers Assistant Principal for Academics Mrs. Elizabeth Lawlor Assistant Principal for Student Life Cathedral High School Board of Trustees Philip J. Wilker, Esq., Chair Mr. Ambar Boodhoo Sr. Margaret Egan ‘56, SC, Ed.D. Hon. Sue Ann Hoahng ‘74 James P. Jalil, Esq. Annemarie McAvoy, Esq Ms. Julie McGee Mr. Stephen M. Schiller Elinor Sutton, Esq. Ms. Adele Vera-Angel ‘68 Bishop Gerald Walsh

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L ETTER FROM OUR PRI N CI PAL

Dear Friends and Alumnae of Cathedral,

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elcome to the latest edition of The Cathedral Connection, which also includes the 2014-2015 Annual Report. Our 110th Anniversary officially opened on September 18th with the Mass of the Holy Spirit at St. Patrick’s Cathedral that welcomed faculty, staff, students, alumnae and friends. We will continue commemorating this milestone year with events at the school and throughout the city, and invite you to participate with us. Share your favorite memories or photos of Cathedral by emailing chscelebrates110@cathedralhs.org. Attend our first Christmas Tree Decorating and Carols evening on Dec 3rd. Or put on your dancing shoes and celebrate with us at our Gala on April 12th, 2016 at Guastavino’s in NYC. At this event we are thrilled to be honoring Ursula Burns ’76, CEO Xerox Corporation, and excited to have Lynda LaVergne Baquero ’83 from WNBC as our Master of Ceremonies. There is no question that students at Cathedral have opportunities to create their own unique paths to success. Our school is vibrant because of your support. Thank you for helping us raise over $700K last year. Because of donors like you, Cathedral will be able to continue to make exciting advancements to our educational programs while keeping first-class education affordable for our students. This year we introduced our first Business Academy, a collaboration with St. Francis College which offers our students transferable college credit courses in both Business and Law. We also launched a new STEM program with a focus on Robotics and Engineering, ensuring Cathedral will be more competitive than ever. Again we thank those of you who have made gifts to Cathedral, and hope that we can continue on your generosity in the coming year. Sincerely,

Maria Spagnuolo Principal


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Alumnae inspire and support current students T

he Mentoring Program at Cathedral High School gives current students the opportunity to learn from CHS Alumnae and other Career Professionals, to receive advice and encouragement while completing studies and pursuing college preparatory programs or professional careers. The mentor’s role is to inspire, inform, guide, and support students through these critical transformative years. The goal is for mentors and mentees to form a reciprocal, trusting relationship in order to share industry information,

personal experiences, and subject knowledge that can be difficult to find elsewhere. To give you an insider glimpse into our Mentoring Program, we asked one of our most successful mentor/mentee teams to answer some key questions:

Q&A with Mentee, Jasmine Rucker ’16 What do you love most about CHS? I love the opportunities that Cathedral has to offer, such as this Mentorship

program, or the extensive number of clubs, sports, and activities that go on throughout the school year. I also love how involved the faculty is. Thanks to my guidance counselor and my other subject teachers, I felt at home very quickly within Cathedral community. Since I was a transfer student, I was very appreciative for this. How would you describe the roles of a mentor and mentee? I believe that the role of Mentor is a person who cares for today's youth and CONTINUED ON PAGE 4

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wants to assist them on their growth to make a difference in society. I believe that a Mentee is a student who wants the guidance from someone wiser and knowledgeable so that they can gather the necessary tools needed to be successful in today's society. What do you enjoy most about having an alumnae mentor? I love that my Mentor and I share a bond. She enjoys reminiscing on her past experiences in Cathedral. I enjoy filling her in on the current nature that is occurring within Cathedral. I like listening to the changes that went on within the school I attend. I like to hear to hear about the growth that took place and transformed the school into what I know it as today. How has having a mentor affected you? My Mentor has opened my eyes to new experiences. I've learned that people of different backgrounds and upbringings can share common goals and aspirations. I also learned that sharing your thoughts and feelings with another can prove to be a most treasuring experience. Why should other alumnae mentor a CHS student? Another alumnae should mentor a CHS student because it continues to link a sisterhood for generations. You create a bond with someone you never thought possible and you learn to open up and embrace the opportunities in front of you.

Q&A with Mentor, Adele Vera-Angel ‘68 What significant events do you believe shaped your personality and character? Being lucky enough to have the two people I had as parents. They taught the five of us about our individual worth and abilities as human beings. We learned that allowing the pre-conceived ideas of others define who we were and was to give power to people who might not have our best interest at heart. Roadblocks might arise, but if we used

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them as excuses for not reaching our capacity in life, we were playing into the hands of those casting aspersions. Also being the eldest of five gave me privileges but also much responsibility. Did you ever have a mentor? If yes, what did he/she/they contribute to your life? My godmother, who also happened to me one of my maternal aunts. She taught me to live life, not just walk through it. She believed in God, love, her family and in her ability to reinvent herself over and over. Nothing stopped this woman. She was an executive for the US Vitamin Company back in the 50s. At the age of 54, in order to fulfill a lifelong ambition, she began voice lessons. Her concert publicity photographs hangs on the walls of our apartment. She was told at age 75 that she had six months to live. She informed her doctor that she did not have time to die as she had just bought a house in Florida. She died twenty years later after a day of shopping and going out for lunch. What do you love most about CHS? Cathedral showed me the force of nature that is woman. When I went to CHS there were only a handful of men in the school. Two elderly gentlemen who ran our elevators, a maintenance man, two music teachers and one or two priests who were the spiritual directors. Everything else was done by and rested on the shoulders of women. It was a much larger school then, well over 3,500 students, teachers and staff in a large nine story building. One woman and her assistant principals ran the whole show, but we had our parts to play and we were expected to play them and to succeed in doing so. We did not go to CHS, we were CHS. What has inspired you to become a mentor? I want to be a bridge between the various generations of Cathedralites. It has nothing to do with new building, old building. It has to do with the experiences, adventures, trials and success that we as students encounter. Times

change, but the challenges faced by the girls attending the school today are very much the challenges faced by my classmates and myself. Though I dare say if Google had been around back then, I would have been a much better student! How would you describe the role of a mentor? Simple: Listen, encourage, support and share life’s experiences. My mentee, Jasmine Rucker is an amazing young woman, with a wonderful support system at home. She has such definite plans about where she wants to go and how to get there. I am here to listen to her, not to talk at her. What do you enjoy most about mentoring? Jasmine – she is great. It is a pleasure spending time with her. I only regret that because we are both so busy, we don’t spend more time together. Why should other alumnae mentor a Cathedral High student? As I mentioned before, to be a bridge among the various Cathedral High School generations. It is a way to pay forward not only to the school but to the generations of parents who worked so hard to give us a better way of life. A way of supporting an incredible New York institution focused since 1905 solely in educating young women. Anything else you'd like to add? At the beginning of the 20th century, Archbishop Hughes decided a school was needed to educate the young daughters of New York’s working class and immigrant population. The Sisters of Charity took up the challenge and in 1905 graduated a class of 17. Today, 110 years later, thousands of those girls are the products of that mission. Imagine the power, if only a tenth of those women decided to pay it forward. CHS would be unstoppable. If you're interested in participating in our Mentoring Program, please contact Regina Cialone, Director of Development at 212.688.1545 x232 or rcialone@cathedralhs.org.


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My Ultimate STEP Experience Cathedral High Student Jamaris Tirado shares her story with Fordham's program

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or the past three summers, I have been attending Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus Science Technology Entry Program, also known as STEP. This is an exciting and rigorous academic enrichment program designed to help prepare junior high and high school students for licensed professions and scientific, technical and health-related careers. At first, I did not know what I was getting myself into but after completing my first summer session, I knew I wanted to spend my summer there. The professors know how to reduce the pressure and make the class enjoyable while you grasp the dense material of the subject. As part of the summer session, the STEP program provides their students with a writing initiative class and an elective based upon grade level. Examples of some electives are spoken word, robotics, creative writing and college prep. All the classes that STEP has offered me have been a great experience and have opened up so many doors for me. This past summer, I was given the amazing opportunity to work alongside Fordham's business program to create and construct an analytics project. My group and I analyzed data showing the correlation between greenhouse gas emission and food production at region level. With the support and encouragement of the STEP program as well as Fordham, I am expanding my knowledge further to excel in science and mathematical fields. I have learned so much and would not be where I am today academically without my classes at Cathedral, and the STEP program. Both Cathedral and Fordham have encouraged me to exceed my own expectations and strive for higher goals.

Mr. Renaldo D. Alba, Assistant Director, and CHS Student Jamaris Tirado, during the summer academic awards ceremony.

Faculty, Alumnae and Students Doing Good in Community Over the summer, Cathedral High School teacher Anna Pipchinski serves as the Co- Director at Camp Abilities in Long Island. Camp Abilities Long Island is a four-day, overnight developmental sports camp for children who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf/blind between the ages of 9 and 19. She was joined by other

CHS alumnae and students who volunteer as counselors, working 1 on 1 with an athlete who has a visual impairment. Participants include: Tayla Medina ’16, Jada Maldonado ’16, Katie Contes ’14, Erika Valdez ’16, Chelsea Arno ’16, Anna Pipchinkski, Tayla Medina ‘16, and Samantha RodriguezReynoso ’16.

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Cathedral High School's 110th Anniversary Gala Celebration will take place at Guastavino's on April 12th, 2016.

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110th Anniversary Celebrated with Gala

athedral was founded in 1905 by the Sisters of Charity with the mission to serve the daughters of the city’s immigrant populations. One hundred ten years later, this is still our mission. It is not easy to provide a single gender, faith-based secondary education in today’s time. As Catholic elementary feeder schools close and competition from charter and magnet schools becomes greater, our challenges increase. To quote Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, founder of the Sisters of Charity, “Perseverance is a great grace. To go on gaining and advancing every day, we must be resolute, and bear and suffer as our blessed forerunners did. Which of them gained heaven without a struggle?” Cathedral has persevered in its mission, and we are humbled and overjoyed to be celebrating our 110th Anniversary.

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Honoree Ursula Burns (left) and Master of Ceremonies Lynda Baquero (above)

To commemorate this milestone, we invite you to join us for our Gala Reception at Guastavino’s on April 12th, 2016. Guests will enjoy an evening program that includes a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner and dancing all highlighted with a special ceremony to honor Ursula Burns, current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xerox Corporation and Cathedral

High School Class of 1976 graduate. The evening will be MC’d by WNBC4 Anchor/Reporter Lynda Baquero ’83. For more information about tickets, sponsorship opportunities, and digital journal advertising, please visit our website www.chsgala.org, or contact Regina Cialone, Director of Development at 212.688.1545 x232 or rcialone@cathedralhs.org.


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Elizabeth Oliver-Farrow ’65 Delivers our 2015 Commencement Address On Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 2PM the Cathedral High School community gathered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for Graduation. Over 117 young women received their Diplomas and joined our community of Alumnae. Principal Maria Spagnuolo invited alumna Elizabeth Oliver-Farrow ’65, President and CEO, The Oliver Group, Inc., to deliver the Commencement address. We found her words so inspirational; we want to share them with you. With her permission, her speech is included here: Hello Cathedral graduates! Congratulations on your achievements! Wow, you all look so beautiful from up here! You are graduating from a great school! Cathedral High School has nurtured your mind, nurtured your soul and prepared you with a foundation for your next journey. I should know. When I was sitting in your shoes, waiting to receive my diploma, I didn’t know what I would achieve. But I had big dreams and aspirations and I was determined to succeed! Through hard work, persistence and ganas – and through God’s blessings, I’m a successful business owner, a wife, mother and an Abuelita! So, I want you to envision what’s possible when you dream big, work to achieve your goals, acquire the skills to overcome obstacles – no matter what those challenges are – poverty, racism, tragedies in your life, whatever. Define who you are. Take your future into your own hands and go for it. But, let me take you to the beginning of my journey. Because, I’m still “a kid from the

South Bronx.” Our parents arrived on a boat from Puerto Rico with my two older brothers. My twin sister and I were born in the South Bronx; it was a “war zone.” Gang fights; drug overdoses and killings were the norm. Poverty and hard times afflicted many of us in the South Bronx. Though we were poor and on welfare, we were rich in spirit. Our parents instilled in us a strong belief in God, a strong work ethic and the importance of “giving back to our community;” principals that have inspired me throughout my life. My sister and I attended Cathedral HS during the Sixties, a tumultuous time in history – President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and war was breaking out in Vietnam. But, Cathedral, it was a safe harbor for learning. Our dad didn’t want us to work, because, he said, “A woman’s place is in the home.” But my mom understood my determination and I was able to convince him otherwise. At fourteen years of age, I started to work at

the New York Public Library – at the branch in the South Bronx. During my breaks, I read stories about influential and successful people, and started dreaming about becoming an entrepreneur. When I graduated from Cathedral, I started working and training in a secretarial pool at a bank on Wall Street and I was assigned to work at the Empire State building branch. I excelled in my job – and I had the reviews from my bosses to prove it. I also made sure to look sharp! I wore my hair in a beehive, which was the style of the day. But, the “plum” job was working with the Vice Presidents in the front lobby of the bank where I would interact with customers. When I was passed over three times for that promotion, I asked the Personnel Department, why. They said: “We’re not going to promote you because you’re a Latina, will probably get married and have CONTINUED ON PAGE 8

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COMMENCEMENT CONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 babies, so it’s not worth training you.” Of course that’s now illegal, but that’s what they said! The good news is that - that bank no longer exists! And, while I was shocked by their response, it propelled me into action. The next day I applied to work as a “PR Gal Friday.” I didn’t know what a “PR Gal Friday” was, but I figured – I’m Puerto Rican, am a great secretary! So I applied and got the job working for the owner of a public relations firm who had worked for Walt Disney. That’s how I started my career in public relations! I learned all of my PR skills on the job – promoting movies and music and famous people like Andy Warhol, actors Sean Connery, John Travolta, (he was only 16 years old at the time), famous pop artists Peter Max and Salvador Dali, sports celebrities like baseball player, Mickey Mantle and tennis pro, Billie Jean King. During that time, I became Director of Public Relations for an international resort corporation and was challenged with job assignments that were not within my “scope of work.” But, I never said, “It’s not my job.” I just accepted these assignments and used it to gain expertise in developing multi-million dollar advertising and marketing campaigns – and to enhance my career portfolio. By the time I turned 30, I started my own PR Company, working out of my studio apartment on E. 57th Street. My former employer was my first client! Within months I had offices on Madison Avenue, hired staff and starting growing my business. So I was feeling fabulous! Just fabulous! But life threw me another curve ball. During one of my promotions in Washington, DC, I met and married a young man who worked at the White House for President Jimmy Carter. I lived in New York and he lived in Washington. A year after getting married, I moved to DC. My sense was that if I could build a successful business in New York, I certainly could develop one in DC. Piece of cake, right! Well, moving to DC was very difficult for me. My friends were in New York and in the entertainment business. Jeff worked at the White House and in DC, and at that time, DC was a government town. But, again, I was determined to succeed. I re-launched my business focusing on issues like the environment, health, and education and helping underserved communities. I used my entertainment PR skills to produce national public education and outreach campaigns for clients like the Environmental Protection Agency, the US Department of Transportation, National Institutes of Health, and many other Federal agencies. Throughout my business career, I had successes and failures, but I never gave up on achieving my aspirations and continued to evolve. While I never graduated from college, I continued to learn. (You see my parents had only achieved a fourth grade education, and for them, our having attained a high school degree was a big deal.) So, I attended George Washington University for certifications on government contracting. I attended Harvard Business School’s Executive Program to enhance my Corporate Governance knowledge, and I participated in numerous seminars and workshops both as a speaker and participant to increase my knowledge base. Meanwhile, I was raising a family, being a Scout Leader, taking my sons to karate and soccer classes. At the same time, I continued to advocate on behalf

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of the Hispanic community. I won’t lie to you! Sometimes I thought I was going to “lose it,” but I persevered, and I’m so glad I did. My advocacy for the Hispanic communities propelled me into leadership positions and resulted in awards, helped grow my business, and enabled me to travel throughout not only the United States, but overseas to Spain, Australia, China, Brazil, Mexico and the Caribbean, and many other countries. Some of positions that Ms. Spagnuolo mentioned earlier in my introduction – like leading the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the largest Hispanic business chamber in the country, getting appointed to the US Small Business Administrations National Advisory Council, becoming the Chairperson of the board of the National Education Foundation, the largest teachers union foundation in the country - were outstanding positions. Let me pause here to state, all these positions were volunteer positions. But, as a Hispanic leader, it was my calling, and I became a spokesperson for minority businesses, women in business and Hispanic youth. I was a shy young lady when I graduated from Cathedral – but my passion for helping the powerless and underserved, gave me a voice, a strong voice on behalf of our community. I feel so blessed. Today, as a board member of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, we make it possible for thousands of youth to attend college. 100,000 students apply every year! It’s a highly competitive process, but I urge you to visit the Hispanic Scholarship Fund website at hsf.net. If you meet the criteria, please apply to receive one of our grants; if not for this year, but next. And so, dear Cathedralites as you commence your journey into the future, I leave you with these thoughts: 1. Enlighten and empower yourself through education 2. Focus on your dreams and persevere to achieve your goals 3. Don’t let others define you, because the only limitations you will have are those that you impose on yourself 4. Remember to give back to your community 5. Go forward and dream big! I know you will make it a better world! Congratulations! Thank you and God bless you!


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CHS Completes Renovation On A New Wellness and Training Center As

announced in our last alumnae magazine, through the recommendation of past Board Member Tom Crawford, Cathedral High School received a $50,000 grant from The Green Foundation to renovate our student weight and training room. Renovation of the space began in early April, and completed in June with the inauguration of the space in a special event. The center houses Star Trac total body trainers, bikes, stability balls, free weights, training ropes, kettle bells, a Jacobs Ladder, and a Vertimax V8 speed and jump training system. Event attendees learned about our new equipment from interactive student demonstrations.

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PATRICIA McLAUGHLIN "I fell in love with teaching, and that has made all the difference"

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ou know Patricia McLaughlin has a passion for teaching English when she can rattle off facts like Shakespeare’s penchant for signing his name three different ways over his lifetime, and when she gets excited about how punctuation matters when teaching Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” (or “A Doll House,” depending on the translation). “We’ve had 20-minute conversations about just what the apostrophes can do to the entire theme of the play. To me, that’s fun!” she said with a huge smile. McLaughlin, who retired in August 2015 after 30 years of teaching English at Cathedral has coaxed, cajoled, and guided generations of girls through classic and modern literature. “I fell in love with teaching, and that has made all the difference,” she recalled recently, paraphrasing a statement from a former Jesuit Superior General. “When you find something, fall in love, it’s how I found God. It’s what gets me up in the morning. It’s not Shakespeare - it’s those little faces looking up at me.” McLaughlin taught English for all grades at Cathedral, advanced placement English, and several senior electives. She has been chair of the English department for the last 15 years, and said her favorite course to teach was, without a doubt, advanced-placement English because it gave her an opportunity to push her students to think deeply and critically about the works, even more than she could in her other classes. The oldest of six children, McLaughlin was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Her family later moved to Williston Park, NY, and Armonk, NY. McLaughlin and her siblings all attended Catholic school growing up – she went to elementary school St. Aidan’s School, and later Maria Regina High school (now Kellenberg Memorial High School) in Uniondale, NY. She earned her BA degree from Thomas More College of Fordham University and her MA from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Fordham University, where she graduated summa cum laude. Immediately following school, McLaughlin started working in the Secretary of Education’s

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office at the Archdiocese of New York. She was the office manager there, working for Monsignor John Healy for eight years, starting in 1977. In 1985, when Monsignor Healy moved to a parish position, McLaughlin learned of an opening at Cathedral and decided the time was right for a move. Sister Mary Kilmarten, principal of Cathedral at the time, gave McLaughlin the job. In addition to her love of teaching, McLaughlin said Cathedral’s sense of community, among students and faculty, CONTINUED ON PAGE 11


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has been a strong influence on her. “We are all women together, and we understand on some basic level, the challenges of being a young woman in today’s society,” she said. “They never go away - they change, but those challenges never go away. That’s from the girls, not just the faculty. There’s a synergy that we share. We react to things as women that’s part of who this school is.” That understanding has helped McLaughlin connect with her students over the years. An example she uses is the way her classes have reacted to various characters in the play “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Stanley, the main character, is almost universally

hated by the students because of his behavior. “There has to be something about him that’s damaged, that’s limited” she said. “Women, we have a way of thinking about the world that is a woman’s viewpoint. That’s something very strong about the school.” One of McLaughlin’s most powerful memories from her teaching career was experiencing the events of 9/11 with her students. “That was the most powerful memory,” she said. “ [It’s] almost a blessing that the younger kids don’t remember it. I lost a student - she was 29. To get that information was heartbreaking.” Even in retirement, McLaughlin will still be teaching, but her focus will

change from literature to horseback riding. Her own horse, Magic, was a 25th anniversary gift from her husband, Dennis Vellucci, and McLaughlin said she loves riding because it is a centering and calming experience. “When you are riding in the park, it’s a beautiful setting. You are enjoying the park, the animal is also enjoying the park – you have to be in the moment,” she said. In many ways, being in the moment while riding captures some of her favorite times being in the moment in the classroom. “When a class goes really well, the rest of the world just vanishes,” McLaughlin said. “When the kids groan when the bell rings, that’s the greatest compliment you can get.”

End Your Year on a Generous Note

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or most of us, 2015 was a year of financial ups and downs. You may feel a bit unsure about the possibility of making a year-end gift to Cathedral High School. Fear not – we've assembled a group of gifts that can work for anyone. Whatever your charitable goals or priorities, you have options to support Cathedral High School today and into the future.

Make a Difference Tomorrow With a Gift in Your Will A gift in your will or living trust, known as a bequest, is one of the simplest, most straightforward ways to support our work. A bequest works for almost everyone for two reasons: 1. It provides flexibility. A bequest lets you balance your loyalty to CHS with your concerns about living expenses, future medical costs and loved ones. Because you're not actually parting with assets today, you don't need to worry about what might happen if you need those assets down the road. A bequest in your will can be changed at any point up until your death, so you have the option to change your mind at any time. 2. It lets you be sensible in your

commitment. It's impossible to predict the value of your estate down the road. But bequests can also be made as a percentage of your estate. This option ensures that your estate can benefit charitable organizations like CHS and loved ones in relative proportion.

Make a Difference Today With an Outright Gift If you'd like to make an immediate difference for those we serve, you can make an outright gift to CHS using these three options: 1. Give cash. In exchange for a gift of cash, you receive an income tax charitable deduction for the full value of the gift up to 50 percent of your adjusted gross income. 2. Donate stocks, mutual funds or real estate. Even if these types of assets have lost value, for tax purposes they are still appreciated if their current value is more than what you originally paid for them. If you've owned them for more than one year, you may deduct the full fair market value of the property up to 30 percent of your AGI. You also eliminate paying

capital gains tax on the appreciation, thus reducing the out-of-pocket cost of your gift. 3. Contribute personal property. Perhaps you have tangible items, such as artwork or other collectibles, that you would like to give to CHS. Please contact us so that we can help you determine the charitable deductions for your personal property gift.

We Can Help We're happy to discuss these and other options with you and we're here to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact Regina Cialone at 212.688.1545 x232 or rcialone@cathedralhs.org today.

Sr. Mary Raymond Legacy Society Generous alumnae and friends who have included Cathedral High School in their estate plans are recognized with membership in the Legacy Society. Their foresight and belief in the future of Cathedral High School has helped to ensure that CHS will remain a unique place of opportunity for young women for generations to come.

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rowing up on the Upper East Side, Monica Reedman now Monica Iken-Murphy ‘89 always thought she wanted to be a teacher. “I taught all my stuffed animals,” she recalled of her childhood. She accomplished that, and much more, as an advocate for the families of those lost in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Monica did start out pursuing her dream of teaching. After graduating from Cathedral, Monica studied education at Hunter College, graduating in 1995. She became Board of Ed certified to teach k-5. Her first year she taught at St. Raymond’s Elementary school 6th, 7th , 8th Grade Science, in the Bronx and at St. Brigid’s School in downtown Manhattan. The she got a job for the Board of Ed to teach pre-K at the Bronx Community College campus for District 10 in a program designed for children whose mothers were attending the college. After a particularly difficult school year, when she struggled to get the resources she needed for a specialneeds student, Monica made the difficult decision to leave the teaching profession. She worked briefly in real estate and administrative positions before meeting her husband, Michael Iken, on 9/11/99. The couple was married only 11 months when Michael was killed in the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center. Monica remembered watching the events unfold on television, thinking, “There’s no way this is happening.” She fell into a deep depression, but knew she had to help ensure that Michael’s memory, and the memory of all those lost on that horrific day were not forgotten. About two weeks after, she felt God came to her and told her she was

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going to go on a Mission. She quickly announced to her friends and family she was going a Mission. Shortly after an Interview with Bronx 12 she got world wide media attention when she told the reporter, “I am not going to let them build over dead people.” In October 2001, she founded a non profit September’s Mission Foundation with the help of what she calls her “Angels.” September's Mission was devoted to building a positive and meaningful legacy out of the events surrounding 9/11 by creating a fitting Memorial at the former WTC site. In January 2002, New York Governor George Pataki appointed her to the Family Advisory Committee of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC). She would meet regularly with civic, business, political and family leaders to help establish a proper process for honoring the lives that were lost on September 11, 2001.

In addition, she would seek out the advice and support of families and groups around the world, including Oklahoma City and Hiroshima, who had undergone a similar memorial process. She worked with consultants from Washington, D.C., who were familiar with the process of building memorials. She learned to take her own emotions out of the equation and negotiate with the many stakeholders involved in the process. She said she made a promise to Michael that if he didn’t come home, there was no way there would be a building on top of him. “I’m relentless. I’m going to fight for what I believe in,” she said. She said she’s happy with the final design of the memorial and its peaceful water theme. “The power of those waterfalls and the energy is powerful CONTINUED ON PAGE 13


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there,” she said. “I can finally celebrate Michael’s birthday (his life) on 9/8 instead of his death.” For her work on September’s Mission and the memorial committees, the City Council of New York awarded Monica the 2003 Pace Setter Award, and the New York Public Library nominated her for the 2004 Brooke Russell Astor Award. Most recently she was recognized as a Woman of Distinction for her outstanding work on behalf of the community by Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright of New York State. Monica and her current husband, Bob,

have been married for nine years and have two daughters, Madison and Megan. Monica said it’s important to her to set a good example for the girls so they understand they can accomplish anything and create a legacy for them. “We are that example, we have to show that we woman can do that,” Monica said. “That’s Cathedral’s mission, too.” In that vein, Monica returned to her roots in education, establishing the Iken Science Academy dedicated to Michael and those who were lost. Her preschool will be the first STEM full day school on the Upper East Side. It is designed for students to explore science and technology in hopes that it will

encourage them to pursue those fields throughout school. With her work on the world class Memorial and Museum advocating for 9/11 victims and families, and establishing a school, Monica said she feels she has accomplished what God wanted for her. “I almost died as a baby,” she said, “and God said to me you are here for a reason. I survived and always felt I was supposed to do something. Now being able to have done this amazing work, being blessed with my Michael, and God giving me the strength to do this job, it’s beyond anything you can think about. Anything else I do beyond this is a gift.

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eannie Allen Byrd ‘58 has many fond memories of her time at Cathedral, and the common theme that runs through them is kindness. After falling asleep in history class one day due to anemia, Jeannie recalls hearing Sister Concepta telling the other students not to wake her. When she did awaken a few minutes later, there was a slice of chocolate cake and a glass of milk on her desk. “Class was still in session,” she said. Growing up the youngest of four sisters who spoiled her, and with one younger brother, Jeannie was drawn to Catholic school because she felt it offered a refuge from the pressures and negative atmosphere present in the public schools in her neighborhood. She left public schools in eighth grade to attend Catholic school, despite her family being Baptist. To this day, she appreciates that the Sisters of Charity, who ran the school, treated her family the same as they would any Catholic family. “The respect. The respect. They were all so respectful,” said Jeannie. “It didn’t have to be that way.”

Jeannie converted to the Catholic faith while a student at Cathedral. She raised her two sons, Marlon and Carlton, Catholic as well, sending them to Catholic schools in Baltimore, and later Atlanta, where she moved when they were young. She worked in social work for the DeKalb County Juvenile Court and was an active volunteer at St. Thomas Moore School, where her sons were educated. Her son Carlton shared, “Mom made a really good living. She could’ve spent her money on extravagant things for herself but instead she chose to invest in a Catholic School education for us. I’ll never forget that as long as I live.” Carlton insists his mother made the best German chocolate cake for the school bake sales, and he remembers trying to buy all the slices whenever she made one. Jeannie remains a supporter of singlesex Catholic education because of the positive impact it had on her school years. She recalls that not having boys at Cathedral helped her concentrate on studies; time spent with Peanut, her then-boyfriend

Jeannie Allen Byrd and her son, Marlon.

nicknamed after the shape of his head, was time she spent away from school. “I wish more people would support schools like Cathedral because of the quality and the high self esteem that is reinforced by the way that the students are treated,” Jeannie said. “The Holy Spirit lives inside of us!”

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academic work and took a position as a research and development scientist for two years, working on biological devices and learning how various scientific disciplines could work together on the same project. She then taught physics at an all-girls school in Orange, Ct., where she tried to instill the same love of science she discovered in high school.

aria Gabriela Orochena Espinosa ‘03 knew from an early age that she was interested in science, and opportunities she found at Cathedral helped guide her towards her career. “I remember my first science teacher, Ms. Karagiannakis - I learned so much from her,” Gaby recalled. “I was so excited to go to her class every day.” She also credits Mr. DiNardo, her physics teacher, with inspiring her interest in that specific scientific discipline. As a junior at Cathedral, while taking physics, Gaby was matched with a St. Luke’s Hospital research lab as part of the Medical Gateways program. “When I saw how physics can be used in a hospital, it threw me off. Now there were all these different options I hadn’t considered before.” After graduating from Cathedral, Gaby earned her bachelor’s degree in Applied Physics from Yale University in New Haven, Ct., where advanced science classes and lab experience from her high school days continued to give her a competitive edge with

her classmates. “Academically, the classwork was familiar to them,” she said, “but in terms of practical lab experience, most didn’t have that. I was able to join a lab, do research, and not be completely lost. And that was a big advantage.” After graduating from Yale in 2007, Gaby wanted a break from intense

Now pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Gaby said her experience at Cathedral continues to have a positive impact, especially her Medical Gateways lab experience. “Even today, I talk to other PhD students, and they were amazed I had that kind of experience in high school,” she said. Gaby works to encourage other young women to consider careers in the sciences. “Don’t rule out a STEM [science, technology, engineering, and math] career because you’ve never seen someone you know do it,” she said. “I’ve had so much fun!”

Reunion 2016 Saturday, March 19th

Join old friends and classmates for an afternoon of memories and rediscover the spirit of Cathedral High School. This year we will celebrate the classes of ’41, ‘46, ‘51, ‘56, ‘61, ‘66, ‘71, ‘76, ‘81, ‘86, ‘91, ‘96, ‘01, ‘06 and ‘11. More information will become available on our website, and in our e-newsletter, in the coming months. Formal invitations will be mailed in February. Interested in learning more, or have ideas on ways to make your reunion fun? Consider becoming a class rep. We’d like to have a class rep for every anniversary year! Contact the CHS Development and Alumnae Office for more details, rcialone@cathedralhs.org.

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Anne M. Dami writes that she and her husband William have been married nearly 66 years. They raised eight children, have 13 grand children and welcomed their 11th great grandchild in June. She shares that most of her class friends from Cathedral have passed away but her memories of CHS were of four of the happiest in her early life. Catherine M. Daly wonders how many of her 610 roommates are still with us. She writes that she has outlived almost all of her friends, and even one of her sons, Steve. Catherine just passed her 89th birthday and is feeling pretty good. Margaret (Peggy) Koester is a widowed mother of 10 and a grandmother of 24. She is also a proud great grandmother of 11 so far. There are 2 more on the way!

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Margaret Kirby Kane is now living in Aston Gardens Independent living community. She has made many new friends and participates in many different activities. Margaret loves the Naples, FL area where she is located. She writes that if there are any former ’47 classmates who live nearby, she would love to hear from them.

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Madeline Jacobs Bauer misses seeing her classmates at the yearly mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Reunion. She writes, “Thanks for the good times and friendship.”

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Joyce Mary Waldmann writes that she attended Cathedral H.S. during the war years of WWII from 1941-1945. High school learning and activities filled her life each day while her two brothers were serving in the U.S. Navy on foreign shores.

Helen Dwyer Shea is Vice President of the Hicksville Levittown Seniors. She retired from the Hicksville School District after 35 years. She worked as a cashier in both the Middle and High Schools. She became a great grandmother in September 2015, to a beautiful baby girl named Vivian.

Mary Powers Clarkin just celebrated 88 years of age on May 22nd. She shares that she is still thinking clearly, still driving, and still praising God almighty for all His blessings.

Joan Hanahoe Murtha and her sister, Muriel Hanahoe Trainor ’48, have been taking annual trips together all over the world for many years. 

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Catherine (Kate) Flaherty writes that CHS was a great school! Her friendships were solid and still are sixty-five years later.

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Kathleen Fennell McMahon shared that she coordinates children’s liturgy at 9:00am & 10:15am Mass each Sunday. She also coordinates the Senior Ministry in her parish of St. Anthony’s Nanuet, NY.

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Noreen Murphy Smullen celebrated the birth of her first great grandchild, Daniel James Felekos, on January 18, 2014.

SUBMIT A CLASS NOTE In 2015 did you…Receive an award? Get a new job? Receive a promotion? Move? Publish a book? Do service work around the world or in your state? Get married? Have a baby? We want to know and so do your friends. Email us with your news at  rcialone@cathedralhs.org to be included in the next Cathedral Connection.

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Mary Cunneen became a grandmother on Dec. 13th to a boy and to a girl in June 2015. Mary is living in Islip, NY and would love to hear from her classmates. Go ’54! Joan C. McGrath and her sister Marilyn continue to travel overseas and in the U.S. In June, they cruised the New England Islands. After 20 years of judging flower shows she’s going emeritus.

‘55

Mary Anne Bocker Klobosits’ husband George passed away in October 2014. Her family includes 2 children, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Mary Connellly McCarthy writes to share that her daughter Catie had open heart surgery and is doing well. All the prayers from her Rosary Group and the parishioners at Visitation really are heard from on high. She is grateful to God for each day. Her grandson Robert is teaching and her other grandson Paul graduated in June. Her great granddaughter Isabel Grace just graduated from kindergarten and Darius is a Sophmore in Greenwich. Mary sends love and best wishes to Cathedral’s new graduates. Patricia Kuhn Wissell is now back living in New Jersey after living in Florida for many years. She is now closer to her 5 children and 16 grandchildren.

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Josephine Lo Pinto is a proud parent of Diane, Frank & Jerome who have blessed her and her husband with 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She and husband Frank celebrated their 57th Anniversary on July 13th. They were married at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral between Mott & Mulberry Street. Mary W. Gallagher is now a retired Bank Officer after 37 years of service. She is going strong and enjoying retirement. Mary writes, “Many thanks to my wonderful teachers at CHS – They ran a tight ship. Many thanks to Ascension Grammar School and Grace Institute. “

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Gloria Bergmayer Perkins just celebrated 50 years of marriage to Bill. They have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Gloria attended Mass last year at St. Patrick’s “Anniversary” Mass. She has lived in Yonkers, N.Y. most of her married life, but is looking forward to spending winters in Florida. Catherine Allen McCarthy shares that her beautiful family of six children has gifted her with 22 grandchildren! Now she and her husband are enjoying the next generation and are expecting their 8th great grandchild. Charles and Catherine spend their winters in Palm Beach County, FL and would love to meet up with other alumnae.

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Mary Ellen Fey took a tour of Ireland with her grandsons Thomas (16) and Connor (9), and her daughter in-law, Susan, last summer.

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Katherine Nagle has been living on Cape Cod for six months and Pompano Beach, Florida for the other six months. She is blessed with three children and five grandchildren. Catherine celebrated 51 years of marriage to husband Richard on June 6th. Rosemarie Ruiz Houghton sang with the Chamber Choir of Catholic University on September 23rd at the Papal Mass celebrated by Pope Francis. She was thrilled and honored to be able to do so. Rosemarie writes that she remembers her wonderful choral experiences at Cathedral and how hard she worked to learn the music. She is so happy to still work to get the music in her voice that is still working thanks to great teachers.

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Cordelia Barilli Magarelli has recently retired from teaching vocational school for 32 years. She taught horticulture and floral design at Southern West BOCES. Cordelia has been married for 49 years and has two children and three grandsons. “Thank you Cathedral for all the wonderful years.”


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SAVE THE DATE Calendar of Events

Joan Potenza and her husband Joseph (a Cardinal Hayes alumnus 1960) celebrated their 50th year wedding anniversary on August 28th of this year. Andrew and Anna Burger of Hopewell Junction, New York celebrated 50 years of marriage on July 24 with a Mass of vow renewal at St.Mary Mother of the Church, in Fishkill, New York; followed by a celebration at Dutchess Manor, Beacon,NY. 

Wednesday, November 25th Young Alumnae Happy Hour Thursday, December 3rd First Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

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Vivian Viloria Fisher was honored as a Strong Woman Leader by Eleanor’s Legacy. Her fellow honoree was Congresswoman Caroline McCarthy. 

‘67

Barbara Gutzler recently became a “great aunt” for the second time. Her sister, Sr. Antoinette “Nonie” Gutzler, was elected President of the Maryknoll Sisters, the world-wide missionary community.

‘00

Vanessa Mae A. Limbaro is out of the country finishing her degree.

Alumnae Regional Receptions Cathedral High School recognizes that many of our graduates no longer live in the New York City area. Aside from using this magazine and e-newsletter to keep in touch, we are planning a series of Regional Receptions to bring a bit of CHS to you.  These events are a wonderful way to connect with CHS alumnae in your areano matter where in the USA you are - and also learn about what’s happening at Cathedral today.  We want your CHS connection to remain strong. We’re currently in the process of planning this year’s schedule of regional gatherings, and specifically are looking in Boston, Florida, and Greenwich, CT.  If you may be interested in hosting a local alumnae reception, contact Regina Cialone, Director of Development for more information, 212.688.1545 x232, rcialone@cathedralhs.org.

Friday, December 11th Theatre Production Thursday, December 17th Christmas Concert Wednesday, January 6th Faculty/Alumnae vs. Student Basketball Game Young Alumnae Panel Discussion with our Juniors and Seniors Wednesday, February 3rd NYC area Cocktail Reception  Wednesday, March 9th  Career Day Saturday, March 19th  Annual Homecoming Reunion Celebrating Classes Ending in ‘1 and ‘6 Tuesday, April 12th 110th Anniversary Gala Celebration at Guastavino’s NYC Thursday, April 21st Night of the Arts Saturday, April 30th Alumnae Walk and Tour of the Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Friday, May 6th May Mass Friday, May 13th Spirit Day Pep Rally Athletic Awards Dinner Monday, June 6th Young Alumnae Happy Hour Alumnae Association meetings and Regional Receptions will be announced in the online e-newsletter. We hope you’ll join us!

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IN MEMORIAM: Mary O’Neill Wuscher Mary O’Neill Wuscher of the class of 1944, widow of her beloved husband, Joseph Wuscher, with whom she moved to Hawaii in 1963, died on March 15, 2015. She is survived by her four children, Mary Jo, Kevin, John and Thomas all residents of Hawaii. Mary was a devout supporter of St. Damien and visited his island of Molokai often. She was a very active member of Ana Malia, a Catholic group of ladies in Hawaii. Mary was also a lector at her local parish of St. Damien. Mary visited with relatives and friends in New York shortly before her death. May she rest in peace.

The Cathedral High School community extends its deepest sympathy to the loved ones of recently deceased alumnae and friends. Please remember them in your prayers. Miriam Helen Callahan, SC ‘35 Sister Kathleen Hanrahan, SC ‘37 Rosalyn Catherine Finning ‘40 Sister Elizabeth McLoughlin ‘40

IN MEMORIAM: Edna Rasmussen Shannon Edna Rasmussen Shannon of the class of 1944, died April 23, 2015 at the age of 88. Born in New York City on October 26, 1926, she was the daughter of Axel T. and Margaret Lindholm Rasmussen. Edna graduated from Cathedral High School in Manhattan, received her Bachelor’s Degree from Queens College and attended Hunter College and Cornell University to obtain a Masters Degree in Education. On June 28, 1952 she married Matthew A. Shannon in the Church of the Incarnation in Queens. Before and immediately after her marriage, Edna was an elementary school teacher in Long Island and Westchester. While raising her family, Edna was a very active volunteer with several organizations including the New York School for the Deaf in White Plains and Phelps Memorial Hospital. She also taught religious education at St. Teresa’s School and she was a

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member of the Little Gardens Club. After volunteering at New York School for the Deaf, she joined the faculty and spent many fulfilling years there as an instructor. Edna was a parishioner of the Church of the Magdalene and had been a parishioner of Transfiguration Church while residing in Tarrytown. She was an avid traveler, a lover of card and board games, deeply proud of her Danish heritage and an indefatigable coach, cheerleader and mentor to her family and countless friends. She is survived by Matthew, her loving husband of 63 years as well as her children: Kevin M. (Beth) Shannon, MD of San Francisco, CA; Glenn A. (Lori) Shannon of Tiburon, CA; Brian P. (Jacqueline) Shannon, DDS of Old Lyme, CT; David J. (Martha) Shannon of Edina, MN and Tara A. Shannon of Tarrytown. Edna was also a loving grandmother to Kimberly, Brett, Adrienne, Kathleen, Matthew, Kara, Jack, Claire, Timothy, Caroline, Lindsey and Anna.


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Sister Maria Therese Ruckel, SC ‘40

Sister Audrey Boylan, SC ‘47

Una Carew (Dougherty) ‘52

Ann M. Grealy (Mcelroy) ‘41

Catherine Flynn (Reilly) ‘47

Rita Downey (Collins) ‘53

Sister Eileen Grubert, SC ‘41

Helen Macaluso (Kane) ‘47

Sally Reidy ‘53

Cecilia Gillen (Healy) ‘42

Sister Marie Kevin MacDonald, SC ‘47

Mary Kallismanis ’55

Sister Patrick Regina Sullivan, SC ‘42

Jean Solfio ‘47

Nora Sullivan ‘55

Patricia O’Grady ‘44

Dr. Gilda Sandella Perri ’48

Rosemary Brosnan ‘58

Edna M. Shannon (Rasmussen) ‘44

Anita Cipriani ‘49

Sister Patricia Sullivan, SC ‘58

Mary Wuscher (O’Neill ) ‘44

Kathleen McCoy (Graham) ’49

Diana Marie Soto ‘75

Sister Marie Daly, SC ‘45

Sister Kathleen Marie Gregg,SC ‘49

Sister Damian Marie McKeever, SC ‘46

Sr. Marie De Curtis FSP ‘50

Sr. Jeanne De Lourdes (Helen Potochek)

IN MEMORIAM: Miriam Roberta Kiernan, SC Sister Miriam Roberta taught at Cathedral from 1962 to 1996. In addition to teaching duties, Sister Miriam Roberta was moderator for the school newspaper, The Arbutus. Cathedral High School was a mission that was always near and dear to her heart.

IN MEMORIAM: Miriam Helen Callahan, SC Sister Miriam Helen (Margaret Mary) was a member of the Cathedral Class of 1935–eighty years ago! She entered the Sisters of Charity in 1936. Sister Helen was a much beloved teacher and principal during her 79 years as a Sister of Charity. She lived at the Convent of Mary the Queen until March of this past year when it closed. In just four months at St. Patrick’s Nursing Home she quickly became a favorite of staff and fellow residents alike. She easily and quickly drew people to herself because of her wonderful disposition and kindness.

IN MEMORIAM: Sister Elizabeth McLoughlin, SC Sister Elizabeth McLoughlin (Sister Marie Matthew) was born on June 14, 1923 and attended Ascension School and Cathedral High School. She then worked for two years before entering the Sisters of Charity on September 8, 1943. Sister Matthew received her BA in English from the College of Mount Saint Vincent and her MA in Reading and Guidance from Manhattan College. She later earned NYS Permanent Certification in Language Arts, Guidance and as a Reading Specialist. Sister Matthew was a quintessential elementary educator. Upon her retirement from education, Sister Elizabeth volunteered as a Patient Representative in Saint Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center and Mary Manning Walsh Home. In 2015 she moved to Saint Patrick’s Nursing Home in the Bronx with several other Sisters of Charity.

More information about the Sisters of Charity is available on www.scny.org.

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2014-2015 ANNUAL FUND FINANCIAL REPORT

RESTRICTED FUNDS

2014-2015 DEVELOPMENT REVENUE

BEQUESTS

$10,658 SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANTS

TOTAL RESTRICTED FUNDS (not including

ANNUAL FUND UNRESTRICTED

$300,015

endowment)

$394,635

OTHER PROJECT SUPPORT

ALUMNAE REUNION EVENT

$9,575

UNRESTRICTED FUNDS

$16,456

GIFTS TO ENDOWMENT

TOTAL UNRESTRICTED FUNDS

$101,350

$411,091 STUDENT PROFILE

678

YOUNG WOMEN ATTENDING

$320,248

CATHEDRAL HAS ALWAYS HAD A RICH AND DIVERSE POPULATION.

C 51 1 5 9 2 + 21

DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS 50.6%

HISPANIC

20.9%

RESIDENTS OF ALL

AFRICAN-AMERICAN/ CARIBBEAN

5 BOROUGHS

9.3%

MULTIRACIAL

2.3%

72

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

20

CAUCASIAN

5.2% ASIAN

.1%

AMERICAN INDIAN/ ALASKAN NATIVE

FAMILY LIFE

$47,000 ≈50%

AVERAGE FAMILY INCOME

SINGLE PARENT HOMES


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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Cathedral High School recognizes with gratitude the following donors who generously supported our mission last year.

Archbishop Hughes Circle Gifts of $50,000 and above The Arthur & Phyllis Milton Foundation Be A Student’s Friend The Green Foundation Harriet Fenton Stremble ‘44 Inner City for High School Student Sponsorship Program

Sr. Elizabeth Ann Seton Circle Gifts of $10,000-$49,999 Anonymous (2) + Sisters of Charity Community Connections Joan Henderson Cook ‘47 Catherine Lecher Crimmins ‘55 The George Link, Jr. Foundation Catherine Griffin ‘47 The Michael Gordon Foundation Elizabeth M. Hein ‘45 + Alois and Barbara Hein

Sr. Miriam Aloysia Circle Gifts of $5,000-$9,999 Anonymous (1) Geneva Sydney Campbell ‘57 Rita Carducci     Teresa Walsh Comas ‘48 Christopher B. Cowie   Figli De San Gennaro Most Precious Blood The George Link Jr. Charitable Trust Anne Lynch Hart ‘45 * Rose Marie Clark, Jaqueline King Kirby, Dolores Vidal Friend Jack and Judy Houlihan The Irving T. Bush Foundation + Charlotte Nugent Walsh ‘23 Winifred Dalton Kelly   ‘47

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+ In memory of

* In honor of

Andrew Kimura McElhone Family Foundation ‘61 Julie McGee The Omer Foundation   Susy Paula Pestana Stephen M. Schiller Glenn and Lori Shannon + Edna Marie Rasmussen Shannon ‘44

Helen Garrahy McAuliffe ‘54 William and Mary Lynch McNamara ‘60 Eileen Fitzgerald Meyer ‘53 June Romain Mulvaney, M.D. ‘45 Ann Zorn O’Hara ‘55 Elizabeth Oliver-Farrow ‘65 James Ostrom + Rose Pisano Ostrom ‘44

Sisters of Charity Philip J. Wilker

Cathie Perna ‘71 Emil and Patricia Polak Jo-Ann Polise ‘68 Deirdre Richards + Dorothy Wojtusiak Richards ‘46

Principal’s Circle Gifts of $1,000-$4,999 Lucille Amicone ‘49 + Norma Amicone Antoinette Antonacci ‘49 MaryAnn Ferraro Architetto-Carroll ‘65 Jenette Hainas Barth ‘55 The Bautz Family Fund Sandra Bouchet Bolden ‘63 Ann F. Carty Kaye Coke Walker ‘55 Evalyn Collazo ‘64 Francis J. Connor Charitable Lead Annuity Trust Cortland Associates, Inc. Tom and Diana Crawford   Eileen Curran ‘48 Bertille Duflos   Mary Duggan + Sr. Marie Clementine SC Joan Fabio ‘60 Aramina Vega Ferrer ‘68 Virginia Polise Hamilton ‘65 Madelyn Hay   Rev. Msgr. Anthony Hernandez James Jalil   Doreen Byrne Kruse ‘49 Robert Thomas Lamont   Ellen Lauturner ‘68 Legg Mason Global Asset Management Margaret Peraza Manganelli ‘60 + Ruben, Margaret and John Paraza

Mary Roberts-Bhuta ‘47 Maria Cecilia Salazar ‘87 Marion Czajkowski Salvatore ‘51 Nellie Audiffred Schupp ‘50 Stephanie Sekula ‘59 + Mary Eleanor and Stanley Gontcharuk Jack A. Shaffer Scholarship Fund Barbara Moran Sullivan ‘50 Maureen McMahon Tobin ‘51 Jacqueline Niego Turner ‘55 Mary Twomey-Spollen ‘64

Spires Club Gifts of $500-$999 Eleanor Applewhaite ‘55 Alice McMorrow Barry ‘53 Agnes Boudakian ‘45 Msgr. David Cassato Grace Conway   Donald Donovan Susan Rinklin Dunne   Brian Frawley * Rose Marie Vaughan ‘43 Eileen Gratzer ‘52 Barbara Gutzler ‘67 + Tess and Art Gutzler Ann Hand Hatfield ‘51 Sue Ann Hoahng ‘74 Mary Kenny ‘47 + Catherine and Michael Kenny

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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Lillian Whiteley Mahaney ‘56 Mary Connelly McCarthy ‘55 + Sr. Josephine, Eileen, Clair and Jane Ana Gillispee + Jodie and Jamann Elizabeth McPartland ‘40 + Eileen O’Reilly Hanrahan ‘40 and Rita McKenna Meehan ‘40 Bernadette Monnier ‘50 Margaret Moran ‘54 Newby & Associates Frank O’Connor + Anna Patricia Frances O’Connor + Patricia Boyle O’Connor ‘50 Helene O’Neil Barbara Papa ‘59 Margaret Babino Palaigos ‘51 Joanne A. Pellettieri ‘72 Renee LaCorbiniere Pollard ‘66 Virginia M. Nolan Ripp ‘69 + Sr. Noreen Nolan OP ‘64 Lena Scime + Carmela Scime ‘64 Charles Strochansky   Elinor Sutton   Mavis Taintor   Margaret McNamara Trace ‘67 + Cecilia Hesision McNamara ‘30 Robert Underhill + Edna Marie Rasmussen Shannon ‘44 Joyce Kieninger Waldmann ‘45 + Jorelyn Waldmann

Arbutus Club

Gifts of $300-$499 Angela Aguiar ‘56 Mary McPartland Boe ‘38 Jane Curneen ‘63 Sharyn Evers Doyle ‘70 Susan Nelson Edwards ‘52 Mary Sheehy Fogarty ‘58 Rosemary DeMoody Glanzman ‘55 Dolores Henchy ‘61 Nancy Giannelli Johnson ‘62 Vicki and Dan Lepage + Edna Marie Rasmussen Shannon ‘44 Alice Hogan Locke ‘57 Helen McGrenra ‘46 Therese McMenemy ‘61 Patricia Cullinan Miller ‘65 Joseph Muccia Elizabeth O’Brien ‘59 Milagros O’Neill ‘58 Mary Alexander Purcell ‘46 Alicemarie Synnott Rice ‘65 Mary J. Garvey Rogan ‘43 + Veronica Garvey ‘39 and Kathleen Garvey Dean ‘44 Patricia Howell Ross ‘45 Carol Morfield Roberts ‘54 Christina Rosas Rudolph ‘57 Rose Santos-Martinez ‘77 Dorothy Breedy Sargeant ‘56 Marie T. Saunders + Rita Saunders ‘44 Jacqueline and Brian Shannon, and Kimberly and Nick Leone + Edna Marie Rasmussen Shannon ‘44 Charles Strochansky + Patricia Hector Strochansky ‘77 Mary Beth Sullivan Selma Wilthew-Deleon ‘64 Susan Yamaguchi   + Ann C. Walsh Sobczyk ‘38

Cathedralite Club Gifts of $100-$299 Anonymous (2) Gloria Ombrello Adams ‘53 Joan Campion Akerlind ‘47

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Nelly Alvarez ‘65 Barbara Colety Amatruda ‘44 Ellen Anderle ‘58 Mary Fucci Annese ‘58 Mary Ann Paladino Apoldo ‘60 Dorothy Dowling Ashton ‘45 + Hannah Dowling ‘36 Marie Auletta Sirugo Henderson ‘70 Eileen Baco ‘65 Marta Baez ‘65 Gertrude Balicki ‘45 Inez Balzarini Barghaan ‘48 Felicia Barnes Mary O’Boyle Barrett ‘51 Ann McGuire Bauer ‘58 Madeline H. Jacobs Bauer ‘48 + Lillian Dolan ‘48 and all deceased members of the class of ‘48 Virginia Matthews Beck ‘55 Patricia Johnson Becker ‘65 Marion Beckett ‘70 Ann Behling ‘55 Valerie Forowycz Belzaguy ‘65 Rita Stengel Berge ‘58 Lillian McAteer Bianchi ‘52 Stephanie Miller Bird ‘56 Luz Boen P’93 + Veronica Boen Marie McGowan Bond ‘57 Michelle A. Botts * Veronica Kuber Koniezny Teresa Bowen-Spinelli ‘00 Margaret Bowler ‘55 Elizabeth Keenan Brady ‘57 Christine Bishop Brassil ‘61 Lucille Lyons Brantl ‘55 Joan Carson Breitung ‘47 Jane Darken Brennan ‘44 + Patricia B. O’Grady ‘44 Mary Murphy Brennan ‘49 Margaret Flynn Bretthauer ‘58 Carmen Mares Brocke ‘54 Geraldine Cullen Brogan ‘57 Rosemary McGovern Brosnan ‘56 Beverly Brown Barbour ‘59 Margaret Linge Brown ‘54 Sidney Brown


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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Susan Madden Browne ‘64 Rose Gambino Browning ‘57 Rosaleen Burbage ‘47 Rosemary Smith Burke ‘44 Mary Rasche Butler ‘50 Theresa McGlynn Byrne ‘48 Patricia Flynn Cahill ‘62 Hannah Halpin Calvert ‘59 Lena Campana Caratozzolo ‘50 Patricia Ruxton Carnazza ‘56 Romilda Savino Caron ‘53 Sylvia Santos Carraro ‘60 Una Dougherty Carew ‘52 Dorothy Martin Carrieri-Smith ‘63 Ann Maushardt Carroll ‘59 Margaret Casal ‘61 + Maria Colpe ‘61 and Joann Alvelo Gazzola ‘61 Maureen Cassidy-Mangan ‘70 Kathleen Scollan Cassidy ‘47 + Sr. Mary David and Mother Garcicus Rosemary Catoggio ‘59 Janice Cechony-Dimassis ‘64 Patricia Boyle Cesarski ‘54 Jean Squeri Cevasco ‘59 Men Yee Chau ‘93 Geraldine O’Leary Cherry ‘58 Diana Chin ‘72 Corinne Constantine Cilli ‘67 Pauline Cinquini ‘51 Anna Pieretti Clark ‘49 Helen Doherty Clark ‘43 Charles and Lynne Clippert + Edna Marie Rasmussen Shannon ‘44 Julia Casey Coaloa ‘47 Jacqueline Kattenhorn Colgan ‘65 Evelyn Collazo ‘64 Mary Joan Contrino Collison ‘62 Miriam Colon ‘70 Rosemarie Marron Colvin ‘50 Joanna Espinoza Connelly Mary Munzing Connelly ‘63 Carmel Poust Connolly ‘52 Patricia Connolly + Sr. Roseline Connolly Kaminiski Helene Keiling Conroy ‘52 Angela Conway Emlyn Rodriguez Copeland ‘63

Clare Eberhart Craven ‘47 Ollie Dean Crawford ‘51 Jacqueline Fitzgerald Cronin ‘59 Alma Aragon Cruz ‘75 Diana Rodriguez Cruz ‘60 Maureen Cullen ‘60 Mary Boland Cunneen ‘54 + Dridie and Frank Boland Eugenia Semone Davies-Logan ‘54 Kathleen Dunleavy Dailey ‘58 Elizabeth Daly ‘62 Anne M. Eberhart Dami ‘43 + Christopher Dami Margaret Tangney D’Arcy ‘39 Roseanne Dayman-Chavira ‘77 Patricia Marie Carter Degnan ‘47 + Eileen Barry Howard ‘47 and Norma Bartlett Mittaro ‘47 Jacqueline Gillet Deltieure ‘46 + Agnes and Gaston Gillet Margaret McCue Debobes ‘58 Rafaela Barbosa Delgado ‘65 Sr. Clara Delpin ‘65 Marianne Jennings Devitt ‘55 + Mary Kallismanis ‘55 Joan Capucci Dewhirst ‘48 Mary Ann McManus Di Giorgio ‘58 Marcia Torres Diaz ‘88 Jeanne Becker Dillon ‘46 Beatrice Argall Dionisio ‘35 Beatrice Dionisio ‘57 Lorraine Menchinella Diorio ‘62 Shakilla Dipnarine Helen Downing Doddy ‘51 Carolyn Lucchese Dolan ‘65 Rosemary Scanlon Dolan ‘51 Nancy Donato-Tietze ‘70 Dorothy Donovan ‘47 Miriam Cunningham Donovan ‘53 Sharyn Evers Doyle ‘70 + Marie and John Evers Mary Ann Natella Drimer ‘58 Francis J. Duffy + Julia Lynch Scully Mary Jane Duffy ‘61 Helen Dugandzic ‘40 Rose Dyson ‘61

Antonia Teresa Samuda Edghill ‘65 + Albert and Virginia Samuda Sr. Margaret Egan ‘56 Virginia Fletcher Egan ‘59 Mary Emerick ‘48 Josephine Estrada ‘61 Mary Sullivan Eustace ‘57 Josephine Keegan Fallon ‘54 Maria Gallicchio Fama ‘57 Elizabeth Fantagone Cecilia Fenton Farrell ‘49 Maria Barnes Faulk ‘45 Anna Geisman Fecher ‘52 Conchita Fernandez ‘43 Lilia Cabuhat Fernandez   Mary Ellen Peraza Fey ‘58 + John Peraza Mariana Figueroa ‘70 Michael Flanagan Theresa Luckie Flanagan ‘51 Rosaline Fleming ‘59 + Catherine McArt ‘59 Sally Leddy Flood ‘47 Barbara Kelly Florio ‘51 Arlene Sciutto Flynn ‘60 Gwen Fogarty ‘48 Dorothy Ghelmini Foley ‘54 Eileen Kenny Foley ‘62 Catherine Molphy Fowler ‘44 + Margaret F. Murphy Grace Mary Kilkenny Furey ‘48 Claire Sullivan Galicia ‘54 Eleanor Kenny Gallagher ‘50 Mary Gallagher ‘56 + Sr. Alysious, Sr. Martin Claire and all her teachers Virginia Galvin ‘49 Elaine Gannon ‘55 Mary Gannon ‘57 Maria Garcia Agnes Burns Garrity ‘37 Mary McTernan Garvey ‘66 Mary Ellen Doyle Geelan ‘56 Elizabeth Gentile ‘70 Barbara Geiger George ‘54 Rose Murnion Gerdes ‘52 Marion Hughes Gersitz ‘55 Sylvia Ranieri Giamarino ‘67

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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Karen Zaffiro Giardina ‘68 Fran Leone Gibilaro ‘69 Teresa Gillen + Cecilia Healy Gillen ‘47 Sheila Small Gipson ‘70 Rose Marie Goodnough ‘58 Laura Chalk Goodwin ‘60 Patricia Donovich Grabowsky ‘57 Claire McDermott Gray ‘57 Theresa M. Biancardi Grimaldi ‘52 + Maria Biancardi Dillulio Eloise Grizzetti ‘53 + Sally Reidy ‘53 Rita Guerrieri ‘57 Alice Hagan ‘57 Patricia Whelan Haggerty ‘58 Beatrice McConnon Hallinan ‘52 Anthony Hallinger Ann Lehr Hanley ‘42 Margaret Hogan Hanley ‘63 Patricia Jones Harrigan ‘60 Valerie Flynn Harrison ‘42 Catherine Kane Hartdegen ‘55 Geraldine Frare Haverty ‘61 Ruth Peters Healey ‘50 Bridget Finegan Healy ‘38 Herff Jones, Inc. Quantavia Hilbert ‘05 La Shawn Hinds Theresa Lin Ho ‘65 Sandra Somersall Holder-Burwell ‘63 Rita Coen Holz ‘55 Frances Macari Homan ‘50 Mary Byrnes Horgan ‘46 Rosemarie Ruiz Houghton ‘59 Mary Conway Howard ‘58 Margaret Hughes ‘51 Olivia Haywood Hunter ‘70 Maureen Brennan Hymson ‘47 Stephanie Ilka ‘43 Margaret Dolan Irwin ‘38 Anita Jaffe   Kathleen Chambers Johnson ‘61 Rosemary Johnson ‘65 Elizabeth Jordan ‘58 Elizabeth Steiner Joubert ‘51 Veronica Fenty Joyce ‘48 Maria Rosa Jove

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Carol Nelson Kansas ‘60 Mary Casey Kavanagh ‘48 Kathleen O’Malley Keane ‘62 Claire Keating-McLeod ‘52 Sr. Nancy Kellar ‘58 Patricia Krzywicki Kelemen ‘64 Catherine McAndrews Kennedy ‘54 Marie Garofalo Kenney ‘58 Patricia Kenny ‘57 Ellen Ziegler Kilgus ‘46 + Eleanor Armstrong Troy Maureen Leonard Klecker ‘54 Lucy Dunne Knoth ‘47 Mary Feenaghty Kosick ‘52 Mary Bocker Klobosits ‘55 + George D. Klobosits Maura Healy Kottl ‘67 Helen Maag Kovarik ‘51 Marian Pasini Kryshak ‘63 Elizabeth Murray Kuhn ‘47 Rosemary Erikson Lambert ‘45 + Johnny, Jimmy and Jeffrey Lambert Joan Carty Larner ‘60 Patricia Abitabilo Latteri ‘60 Marthe Larosiliere ‘79 Thyrza Lasso Pearl Lau ‘94 Barbara Ann Cahill Law ‘61 Legion of Mary Rita Doran Lennon ‘57 Jeff and Patti Lesser April Williams Lewis ‘68 Miriam Edwards Lewis ‘66 Thomas Lewis Winifred Cullinan Lewis ‘64 Elizabeth Ann Adams Liddell ‘47 Maureen Liquori ‘70 Eileen Lissmann ‘65 Joan Mulligan Longo ‘48 Lillian McKeon Lucca ‘52 + Joe Lucca Deborah Luckett ‘68 Ann Anita Bastidas Lucketti ‘65 Elizabeth Luyando ‘79 Elvira J. Schaefflein Lynch ‘59 + Robert A. Lynch Magaly Nunez Macaluso ‘78 Beverly Mack ‘49

Mary Madden ‘55 Thomas Maginnis Kathleen Barron Maguire ‘56 Joan Magruder ‘64 Margaret McElhone Mallazzo ‘49 Kathleen Mallon ‘55 Laraine Martinez Mallon ‘60 Philomena Krauss Malone ‘55 Jean Perrenod Mamakos ‘64 Arlene Terriberry Manning ‘63 Mary Cunningham Manning ‘48 Jacqueline McGuigan Marchetti ‘51 Jeanne Marcell Margaret Mariani ‘61 Faye DiPeri Marino ‘70 Noreen Grace Marino ‘48 + Jack Marino Anna Quigley Markert ‘52 Sr. Patricia Markey ‘53 Gladys Arana Marrero ‘75 Yvette K. Marrero-Cardona ‘80 Lucy Marro ‘45 Michele Mattia ‘60 + C.Wm. Decarlo Diane Stark Mayer ‘58 Kathleen Fennell Mc Mahon ‘51 Elizabeth Cassidy McAleer ‘49 Sr. Kathleen McAvoy ‘48 Barbara Castex McCaffrey ‘54 Carol Diedrich McCann ‘52 Mark and Leslie McCarthy + Edna Marie Rasmussen Shannon ‘44 Mary Connelly McCarthy ‘55 Mary Fitzpatrick McCoy ‘73 Joan Murphy McCulloch ‘52 Rosemary McDermott ‘50 Barbara Caserio McDonald ‘64


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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Margaret Dolan McDonough ‘51 Mary O’Brien McGillicuddy ‘61 Anne Fitzgerald McGoldrick ‘67 Joann McGrane Joan McKeon McGrath ‘54 Helen McGrenra ‘46 + Helen A. McGrenra Sr. Eileen McGrory ‘54 Helen Gallagher McHugh ‘54 Carol Ann Gorman McKay ‘59 Carolyn Laughlin McKeon ‘56 Cathleen McLoughlin ‘55 Jeanne O’Dea McNally ‘59 Evelyn Haggerty McSweeney ‘57 Mercedes Casco Mejia ‘69 Daisy Feliciano Mercado ‘70 Joan Meredith ‘57 Patricia Rowan Merritts ‘52 Mary Cunningham Merz ‘57 Anne Egan Micera ‘53 Mary Clarke Miksic ‘50 Theresa Miskic ‘64 Melvina Thompson Missouri-Donovan ‘58 Margaret Mitchell ‘67 Wanda Andrukonis Mitko ‘50 Lillian Harnett Mooney ‘44 Lorraine McNulty Moore ‘58 Mary Barrett Moran ‘58 Rose Moran ‘49 Joan Sadrianna Morgan ‘68 Angela Moraldo Mueller ‘63 Mary Keenan Mullins ‘64 + Daniel Patrick Mullins Sr. Patricia Mulryan ‘48 Elizabeth Chambers Munro ‘53 Eileen Dowling Murphy ‘53 Helen Von Wyl Murphy ‘44 Ann Vaughn Murphy ‘54 + Mary Mulkeen Vaughn Mildred Berberich Murtagh ‘47 Joan Hanahoe Murtha ‘49 Gail Evers Nash ‘68 Margaret Bruns Naumann ‘47 Alice McDermott Negron ‘53 Marie Van Oostrom Nicholson ‘66 Rose Wenke Nolan ‘57 Beatrice Brickler Noone ‘66 + Dara Belton

Marguerite Flynn Northrup ‘57 Lucy Petruzzi Nowakowski ‘44 Barbara Casey O’Brien ‘58 + Rev. Michael Casey Margaret Reynolds O’Brien ‘39 Ann McVey O’Connor ‘54 Helen Fennelly O’Connor ‘55 Therese McQuade O’Connor ‘47 Helen O’Dea ‘47 Margaret O’Dea ‘47 Gloria Stewart O’Donnell ‘59 + Kathleen Leen Bower Agnes McGuire O’Meara ‘62 Jean O’Neill ‘55 Teresa Smith O’Neill ‘44 Linda Orlando ‘77 Mary O’Toole Orlando ‘51 Nancy Ortiz ‘75 Sarah Ortiz-Brown ‘80 Electra Emmanuele Orzechowski ‘51 Marie O’Sullivan-Gurz ‘70 Julia O’Toole ‘60 Carmen Rivera Oxhorn ‘57 Imelda Hughes Panzer ‘53 Angela Paolicelli-Ortiz ‘74 Mitsu Fujimoto Papayoanou ‘53 + Mary O’Neill Wuscher Marian Xefos Parmer ‘68 Mary Reilly Parsons ‘54 Dawn Burrowes Patterson ‘63 Lillian Fitzgerald Paul ‘45 + Mary ‘39 and Kathleen ‘41 Fitzgerald Jeanne Espinal Payne ‘62 Agnes Cross Peace ‘39 Ann Brennan Peel ‘54 Maria Perez-Alvarado ‘79 Mary Ellen Stott Persad ‘65 Shavanna Persaud ‘15 Sofia Bautista Pertuz ‘91 Margarita Perusquia Ann Salmon Pervier ‘52 Jean Anne Byrne Petretti ‘67 Sr. Miriam Kevin Phillips ‘46 Mary O’Shea Pierce ‘50 Gloria Pins-Arecchi ‘64 Victoria Piren-Tesori ‘68 Rafael Polanco Dorothy Secko Poplinsky ‘47

Maureen Heneghan Potter ‘49 Catherine Regan Presky ‘47 Elizabeth Quinn ‘47 Roseanne Campofiori Raccasi ‘63 Gloria Rakovic ‘59 Elizabeth Farley Ralston ‘53 Julia Ramos ‘61 Rosemary Quigley Ray ‘51 Irma De Pedro Reagan ‘57 + Marina Reagan Iolani Reed ‘05 Mary Anne Teufel Reinthaler ‘53 Diane Tassara Rende ‘65 Frances Repka-Hall ‘68 Ingrid Reyes ‘88 Ann Marie Dietz Reynen ‘58 Alicemarie Synnott Rice ‘65 Marian Brennan Rindos ‘46 Virginia Nolan Ripp ‘69 Ann De Blasio Rivera ‘64 Yvette Ramirez Rivera ‘87 Jane Amberson Roche ‘52 Lelia Hurlston Roeckell ‘50 Yvette Rojas ‘87 Amparo Perez Rosen ‘67 Elaine Rosengart ‘53 Jean Opris Ruggiero ‘65 Ines Martir Ruiz ‘70 Alice Morris Ryan ‘64 Donna Ryan + Cecilia Theresa Raphael Joan C. Fletcher Ryan ‘70 Winifred Childs Saltus ‘46 Camille Bryson Sands ‘70 Lorraine Sanday-Newhaus ‘70 Margaret Carroll Salomone ‘58 + William and Marie Carroll Mary Sanford ‘68 Helen Santiago ‘65 Donna Marie Santo ‘60 Mary Joyce Sawers ‘43 + Madeline Evers Carol May Schuler ‘65 Mary Newill Sears ‘56 Guadalupe M. Seeberg ‘65 Ninfa Velez Segarra ‘69 Patricia Flanagan Sena ‘50 Michael Shannon Helen Cassidy Sheehan ‘51

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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Ann Sherlock Mary McCusker Sherry ‘59 Margaret Keohane Siegler ‘57 Eileen Madden Simko ‘64 Beverly Smirni ‘61 Anna Sullivan Smith ‘52 Belinda Smith ‘77 Loretta Reilly Smith ‘59 Lt. Col Smith + Catherine Marie Wheeler Smith ‘27 Marion Solar ‘52 Lisa Solomon Jennie Sorese ‘41 Patricia A. Dolan Spillane ‘53 + Lillian T. Dolan ‘49 Linda Stamm + Anna May McDonnell Smith ‘47 Patrica Tolfree Steimel ‘62 Mary Hayes Stock ‘50 Janet Roche Stoddard ‘47 Ann Sullivan ‘60 Catherine Sullivan ‘65 Cornelius Sullivan Evelyn Dye Sullivan ‘63 Margaret Sullivan ‘55 Joan Lieber Sweeney ‘46 Zenon P. Szlyk + Florence P. Kingston Szlyk ‘41 Josephine J. Orlando Tellone ‘50 Anna Ferrulli Taneredi ‘57 Target Lourdes Baltar Terriza ‘48 Anna Marie Costa Tesoriero ‘57 Marie Therency ‘86 Mary Quinn Thieleke ‘57 Kathleen A. Cumiskey Tighe ‘51 + Marty Tighe and Anne Carey Sheehan

Carole O’Keefe Timlin ‘69 Vilma T. Torres ‘76 + Minerva Vargas and Lizette Ortiz William Torres Marlene Molinaroli Torino ‘57 Madeline Hennecken Tucker ‘55 Nora Doherty Tully ‘56 Mary Ann Turdely ‘64 Georgette Sabbagh Turley ‘44 Patricia Edridge Utzschneider ‘46 Brenda Taratata Vaccarino ‘70 Carole Dickinson Vahey ‘55 Eunice Valdivia ‘58 Francine Canavaciol Vanora ‘62 Kay Wehner Velleca ‘54 Carol Rasche Vercammen ‘55 Barbara Nawrocki Vey ‘60 Anna Vidal ‘65 Anita Dans Vilarino ‘58 Nayda Narvaez Vilorio ‘66 Anna Montuori Vitello ‘50 Phlis Califano Waisman ‘67 Dorothy Hronec Waits ‘58 Bishop Gerald T. Walsh Patricia Walsh-Bigler ‘70 Adeline Marie Kunschman Ward ‘39 Agnes O’Sullivan Wcislo ‘49 Mary Harrison Welply ‘49 Mary Kennelly Wetzelberger ‘45 Rosemarie Sangiorgio White ‘54 Maria Wiegelmann ‘67 Maryanne Cossman Wierzbicki ‘70 Dorothea Jones Williams ‘60 Robin Williams ‘78 Theresa Sullivan Wilson ‘47 Diana Venturin Winocur ‘67 Avia Kinard Wise ‘64 Eileen O’Connor Woods ‘55 Mary Brett Young ‘59 Phillip and Christina Zimbardo + Elaine Arlotta Petrillo ‘42

Blue and Gold Club Gifts up to $99 Anonymous (5) Barbara Gotthard Aarons ‘59 + Brian Aarons Antoinette V. Abiola-Okanlawon ‘07

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George Adams Jose Almeida Maria Teresa Alonso ‘85 Lucille Amoruso ‘69 Lydia McDowell Anderson ‘51 Kathy Antigua ‘08 Sandra Serritella Antoniato ‘55 Deja Aramburu Anna Brown Armstrong ‘57 Loretta Canzius Astegher ‘65 Rina DePaoli Austin ‘53 Gertrude L. Balicki ‘45 Maria Perez Baranda ‘75 Maxine Fletcher Barnes ‘80 Diane Barreto ‘75 Peggy Hanley Battaglia ‘53 + Mary Hanley Madeline Jacobs Bauer ‘48 Kathleen Taggart Bauer ‘67 Dominique M. Beauport ‘87 Alice Bisso Bendik ‘44 + Bisso and Benik Families Joan Keane Bennett ‘74 Stacey Bergin Florence Bergman + Elaine B. Petrillo ‘42 Mary Greene Berry ‘50 Tina Consolata Berte ‘49 Larue Harris Bigby ‘58 Corinne Doonan Birdie ‘41 Sonia Bonilla ‘75 Joy Warren Boral ‘54 April Borges ‘07 Diane Boyle-Paoli ‘58 Eileen Meagher Boyle ‘46 Carol Bozek + Joan Tehan Briody * Ellie Mullin Mary McAuliffe Breidenbach ‘42 Sr. Bernadette Brennan ‘50 Joennis and Gavin Bridge Mary Lawrenson Brosseau ‘47 Constance Grant Brown ‘53 Mary Pasquinelli Bruschi ‘48 Marcella Gray Bucello ‘68 + Julia Gray Sigrid Buchbinder ‘11 Theresa Salzmann Buehler ‘60


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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT

Vita Galati Busch ‘40 + Roslyn Catherine Finning ‘40

Jim Cronin Christine Gillan Crossan ‘58 Mabel Figueroa Crowe ‘80 Stephanie Cruz Anne Marie Burke Csak ‘60 Donielle Cuffy ‘97 Mary Boland Cunneen ‘54 Jean Duane Cunniff ‘48 + Jillian Dolan

Mary Mannion Buszewski ‘54 Chelsea Bynum ‘11 Carlton Byrd * Jeannie Veronica Allen Byrd ‘58

Marjorie Nicol Dachtera ‘56 Catherine Marie Koor Dalkiewicz ‘45 Catherine Herrick Daly ‘43 + Marion Jameson ‘43

Rebecca Caban ‘08 Jean Jakuboski Cacioppo ‘75 Kimberly Johnson Canty ‘80 Frances DeLucia Capella ‘55 Cristina Capotorto Rosemary Flood Cappola ‘53 Magda Caraballo Olive Carey-O’Hara ‘59 Edith Carlson ‘67 Kathleen Corr Carr ‘56 Greta Schmidt Carr ‘58 Domenica Falcone Carroll ‘59 Annette Combi Castrogiovanni ‘56 + Anthony Castrogiovanni

Mary Ann Gasparich Daly ‘69 Anne Eberhart Dami ‘43 Kathleen Madden Dammaco ‘56 Sr. Maureen Davey ‘51 + Frances Davey ‘53

Sr. Joan Burbage ‘49 Pauline Camisa Burgio ‘52 Marian Brady Burke ‘43 Breeana Burns Anita Ward Burton ‘58 Barbara Schneider Buscemi ‘68 + Daniel Buscemi

Regina Cialone Rashanda Clark Amanda J. Clarke ‘08 Mary Powers Clarkin ‘45 Veronica Purcell Cleary ‘49 Anna Colella Cohen ‘46 Jane Duffy Coleman ‘65 Sr. Marie Pauline Collette Nancy Collins ‘62 Steve Colon Julia O’Keefe Conifrey ‘56 Barbara Tighe Connolly ‘61 Jorge Contes Kathleen Contes ‘14 Mary Corbett ‘41 Rafael Cordero Albert Cortes Maura S. Bolger Costantino ‘61 + Barbara Sullivan ‘60 Eileen Fratello Costanza ‘55 Cathy McBride Cotroneo ‘70

Linda Mellucci Debo ‘62 Joanne Molinary Degaeta ‘70 Sr. Gloria Degnan ‘47 Marjory Del Frate ‘51 Denise Del Galdo Dellicurti ‘70 Aissatou Dembele Fatoumata Dembele Marieme Dembele Irene Gadak Deutsch ‘55 Marianne Jennings Devitt ‘55 Shirley Charity Dias ‘57 Yara Meneses Dias ‘59 Paulette Hamway Didato ‘48 Mary Cleary Doherty ‘47 L. Peter Dolan Patricia Levins Donelon ‘53 + Lillian Delahanty Levins Sr. Therese M. Donnelly ‘46 Brendan Dooley   + Anna F. Burlingham Dooley Alice M. D’Orazi Francis D’Orazi Catherine Fox Dorman ‘49 Margaret Deevy Dorman ‘46 Michele Dorsainvil ‘05 Ann Dougherty ‘53 + Theresa Dougherty Powers Sr. Brigid Driscoll ‘50 Frances Muzzetto Duarte ‘50 Martha Duemeng

Theresa B. Duenzl ‘46 Ann Reilly Dunn ‘50 Sr. Therese Dunne ‘51 Gretchen Coles Durant ‘75 Sr. Michaela Durkin ‘48 Melissa Echevarria ‘12 Jo Otto Edmonson ‘58 + Kathleen Bradley King Rosemary Eivers Joan Therese England ‘51 Florence Keegan Fallon ‘57 Mary T. Cumiskey Fallon ‘55 Patricia Halloran Fare ‘51 + Ann and Michael Halloran Patricia O’Brien Farrell ‘49 Theodora Podesta Farrell ‘40 Mary Jo Fennelly-Smith + Margaret Fennelly Grace ‘38 Angela Salerno Ferguson ‘80 Irene Ferguson ‘40 Christline Fernandez ‘12 Dianca Fernandez ‘08 Iris Ortiz Fernandez ‘62 + Rosalie Lugo Perez ‘62 Lilia Fernandez Marie Fernandez Sigelda Fernandez Eileen Twomey Ffrench ‘53 + Tillia Twomey Mariana Y. Figueroa ‘70 Vivian Viloria Fisher ‘65 Maura Fitton ‘74 Catherine Slattery Flaherty ‘50 + Georgette (Chickie) Feinstein ‘50 Helen Montaigne Flatley ‘51 Anne Marie Duffy Flynn ‘65 Carole Desch Flynn ‘46 Mary Delaney Fresiello ‘51 Jane Owens Fritz ‘85 Andres Fuentes Carmen Fuentes Joan D. Rissetto Fulton ‘51 Margaret Gallacher ‘57 Joan Greaney Gallagher ‘53 + Mary McKessey Bucalo ‘53 and Margaret Wynne Plunkett ‘53 Nora Barry Gallagher ‘46 Marielly Gallucci

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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Gandolfa Gambino-Valinoti ‘57 Arcania A. Garcia ‘05 Cynthia Garcia Irma N. Acosta Garcia ‘75 Victor Garcia Margaret Farley Gibbons ‘47 + Margaret Lonerger Irene M. Curry Gill ‘52 Anna M. Tucker Gilmour ‘53 Jean Marie Givan ‘80 Faith Glover + Edna Marie Rasmussen Shannon ‘44 Melanie Gonnell ‘10 Anna Maria Gonzalez ‘75 Lexis L. Gonzalez ‘08 Mariana Gonzalez ‘10 Rose Marie Gonzalez ‘75 Yvonne O. Gonzalez ‘80 Helen T. Gorman ‘44 Nora Brozio Gorman ‘54 Allison Goscicki ‘11 Cerena Gourdine ‘72 Susanne Gourdine ‘75 Ruth Greenfield Marie Duffy Greenslade ‘56 Karen A. Mahoney Gregory ‘63 + Maret and James Mahoney Safeya Greig ‘98 Candita Gual ‘70 Roseann Smith Guglielmo ‘64 Abigail Guignard ‘07 Libby Gurian + Elaine B. Petrillo ‘42 Samantha J. Guzman ‘08 Johanna Hank ‘50 + Catherine Hank Mary Hanrahan Deborah Harris ‘65 Sandra H. Harvin ‘65 Austin Hassett Lillian Haytman ‘52 + Sr. Mary David Barry Marie Carew Heaney ‘55 Suzanne Lane Hedge ‘66 Rosemary Grieco Hegarty ‘57 Ann Hernon-Mooney ‘60 Quantavia Hilbert ‘05 Vanessa Hinds Barbara Fragoletti Hoffman ‘56 Theresa Gehrsitz Holl ‘53

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Rita Higgins Holzbaur ‘48 Eileen O’Hara Horan ‘50 Mary Healy Hourihan ‘43 + Cecilia Healy Gillen ‘42 Pamela Howell ‘07 Jessica M. Hudson ‘00 Joanne Joseph Hudson ‘94 Edna Irizarry Uwaiti A. Jackson ‘75 Delia Murphy Jaeger ‘75 Anita L. Jaffe + Tim Keily Dorothy Dwyer Jensen ‘67 Janice Swift Jewels ’65 Autumn M. Johnson ‘08 Jane Barriero Johnson ‘57 Sharon C. Walker Johnson ‘75 Cheryl Campbell Jones ‘66 Othelia C. Jenkins Jones ‘48 Ximena Juca ‘14 Megan Kagahastian ‘09 Mayra Diaz Kalisch ‘76 Patrica Single Kamenicky ‘54 Margaret Kirby Kane ‘47 Stephanie Collazo Kane ‘70 Justine Kayumba ‘10 Beatrice M. Ballinger Keane ‘48 Christopher P. Keating Mary Rooney Kehoe ‘51 Ann Loftus Kelleher ‘51 Sr. Clare Kelleher ‘60 Alice Kaba Kelly ‘54 Theresa A. Conlin Kelly ‘65 Ann Hickey Kenny ‘47 Kim Kessel Andria Khodai ‘01 Mary Ann Micillo Kikel ‘57 Janet M. Healy Kilb ‘59 Alice Kainer King ‘54 Mary Barrett King ‘59 Patricia O’Hara Knoth ‘47 Margaret Coen Koester ‘43 Andrew Koo Nora Butler Krajcir ‘49 Rickelyn Laguatan Kraker ‘80 Valerie T. Hajduchik Kramer ‘62 Mary Ann Pleho Krolik ‘74 Virginia Jablonsky Kunz ‘65 Theresa Cyzewski Kutz ‘49 Anna Calzi La Magna ‘51

Ashleigh Lake ‘08 Geraldine Di Pasquale Lanzilli ‘51 Patricia Battaglino Larosa ‘60 Bernadette Lasso Sara Latorre ‘55 Elizabeth Lawlor Lorraine Corps Lawn ‘61 Mary Bridget Mescall Layson ‘60 Carole Canecchia Lazarus ‘64 Leanna Lebron ‘14 Patricia Wymbs Leiper ‘53 Rita Calzi Lener ‘49 Nora Lennon ‘47 Leona Leo Nancy Marie Leung ‘85 Linda Levine Sheryl A. Liburd ‘80 Vanessa Arantuez Limbaro ‘10 Bettina Cassara Linneman ‘59 Kathleen A.O’Connor Lizzio ‘61 Virginia Rodriguez Logan ‘55 Josephine Pecoraro Lo Pinto ‘56 + Lacrezie and Girolano Percoraro Marion Deutsch Lontkowski ‘55 Mary Kane Lopez ‘44 Ruben Lopez Stacy Lopez ‘12 Bernadette Benison Loughlin ‘53 Patricia Loughlin-Correa ‘75 Brittany Lowe ‘07 Lisa Luciano Theresa McGrath Lunn ‘50 Carol Luong Jean O’Mara Lusk ‘49 Joanne Maggio Lynch ‘67 Margaret Lynch Theresa Macaluso ‘66 Cordelia Barilli Magarello ‘60 Patricia McCabe Maher ‘59


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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Stephanie Deery Mahoney ‘57 Catherine O’Connor Mallon ‘47 Marie S. Maneggia ‘51 Marion Doonan Manley ‘56 Sr. Patricia Markey ‘53 + Patrick and Ellen Markey Arancha Marino ‘05 Sr. Eileen Martin Maureen Martin Elaine Marucci ‘60 Barbara Mason ‘57 Margaret Sunderland Mc Carthy ‘44 Emilia Mc Cauliff ‘65 Barbara Lamb McAdorey ‘55 Catherine Allen McCarthy ‘60 + Nancy Allen Brewer ‘57 Irene Shea McCrory ‘48 + Helen Shea Kearns and Dorothy Shea Nyland Sr. Margaret Patricia McDermott ‘50 Michael McDermott Marie Cunniffe McDonald ‘48 Kellie M. McEvoy ‘07 Patricia Flanagan McGlinchey ‘49 Winifred Hind McGovern ‘50 Joan Feiss McGowan ‘53 + Thomas McGowan Mary Ellen McGuire Rita McGrath McGuire ‘53 Sr. Kathleen McHugh ‘55 Marilyn McKeon ‘54 Patricia McLaughlin Eileen Casey McMahon ‘57 + Kathleen Malloy ‘57 Ellen Hunt McMahon ‘49 Jim McNamara Josephine Hanley McNamara ‘45 Louise Seybold McNulty ‘63 Alice Cronley McPartland ‘51

Carol A. McShane Bianca L. Medina ‘08 Maria Mejia ‘06 Helen Sciabolacci Mele ‘49 Maria Piazza Mendola ‘60 Carmen Mercado ‘75 Theresa M. Downing Merrins ‘52 Catherine Tuzzo Miceli ‘48 Carol Ann Milazzo-Kiedaisch ‘85 Elyce Manello Milgazo ‘58 Bernadine John Miller ‘60 Jolevette Mitchell ‘05 Elizabeth Barry Mooney ‘65 Maria Morales ‘66 Ann McGovern Moran ‘52 + Rosemary Brosnan ‘58 Ivy M. Gerardino Moreno ‘65 Joan E. Donohue Morgan ‘56 Geraldine Gaimari Morganti ‘56 + Joan Marcucci Bernadette Muinga ‘07 Adeline Goddard Mullinax ‘54 Elizabeth Rooney Mullins ‘53 Irene Ramirez-Lopez Munoz ‘08 Mary Fincone Murphy ‘53 Mary June Toma Murphy ‘54 Sally Todd Murphy ‘43 Dorothy McCarthy Murray ‘59 Sr. Mary Rose Murray ‘48 Norma Murrieta Joan Connelly Nadal ‘47 Katherine Brengs Nagle ‘59 + Dianne Imbembo ‘59 Eleanora Corsi Nastasi ‘60 Marcia Norman Natal ‘70 Eileen McCarthy Neff ‘56 Martha Sarfi Nemeth ‘65 Jessica Neri-Desiderio ‘12 Sr. Miriam Nevins ‘48 Theresa Murray Ninnivaggi ‘52 Ana I. Nivar ‘08 Veronica Minogh Nolan ‘62 Eileen Nunez ‘08 Patricia O’Connell ‘54 Eleanor McGrath O’Hara ‘46 Mary Leahy Ohrnberger ‘54 Ann Jennings Okeefe ‘53 Geraldine Philipp O’Keefe ‘59 Patricia Cabrera O’Loughlin ‘86 Marie O’Neill

Thomas O’Malley + Catherine O’Brien O’Malley ‘44 Tiffany Ong ‘91 Margaret A. Falvey Onorato ‘57 Coral Infante Ortega ‘70 Noelle C. Ortiz ‘05 Nancy Negrey O’Sullivan ‘60 Elizabeth Pacheco ‘80 Nancy De Marco Palasciano ‘68 Marianne Palacios + Mr. Vincent O’Brien Isabel Pantoja ‘75 Ingrid Paredes Kissairys Paredes ‘09 Gloria Bergmayer Perkins ‘57 Lisa Antinori Petrocelli ‘75 Kathleen Murphy Pfeiffer ‘47 Barbara A. Phippen-Nater ‘75 Brenda Pimentel ‘97 Andrew Pipchinski Nancy Albrecht Pironti ‘64 Angela Scarangelli Pittari ‘56 Joan Potenza ‘61 Pat Powers-Rothacker ‘50 Patricia Van Ardoy Prager ‘65 Maryse Prosper Prosper ‘83 Elizabeth Marks Prussak ‘51 + Carmen Guzman Lorraine Stona Queenan ‘42 Gladys Quick + Jackie Quick Mary Fitzgerald Quinn ‘43 Margaret Geddis Quinn ‘51 Eva Kuzyk Raczynsky ‘64 Zuvdija Radoncic Francine Raggi-Collins ‘64 Dorothy Daly Ramsdell ‘41 Virginia Conte Ravizza ‘49 * Homeroom 513 Joan Parsons Reilly ‘62 Maria G. Ornelas Reis ‘75 Sr. Loretta Theresa Agnes Richards ‘47 Mary McCrossan Richardson ‘53 Margaret Woods Roche ‘45 Emily Ramos Rodriguez ‘75 Maria Soto Rodriguez ‘68 Omairys G. Rodriguez ‘08

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2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Sr. Catherine V. Smith ‘37 Sr. Margaret Smith ‘51 Marisa Fazio Soares ‘75 Noreen Murphy Smullen ‘52 + Michael Marion

Carol Arnone Roganti + Adeline Roganti Carolyn Stoulp Roganti-Eaton ‘63 Marie Christine Rogers, SC ‘48 Odalys Roman Christina M. Rosado ‘05 Martha Rosado Maureen Hernon Ruppmann ‘58 Mary Ghiglieri Saggese ‘50 Doris Sala ‘54 Maria Sanabria-Kenny Tatiana Sanders ‘13 Debbie Sanabria Santana ‘90 Kasandra Santana ‘12 Camille Cortese Santospirito ‘56 + Sr. Jeanne De Lourdes Leonor Scacalossi Linda Marucci Schechter ‘68 S. Schenelle Philomena McConnell Schmalenberger ‘48

Dorothy Yockel Schmidt ‘39 Jean McMahon Schmitz ‘48 + Patricia McMahon ‘46 Elizabeth Munsell Schneider ‘50 Carmela Vicario Schott ‘67 Rosemarie Turco Scotti ‘58 Robert and Carol Schwarzlow Blanca Serna Gabrielle M. Serrano ‘07 Helen Dwyer Shea ‘49 + Beatrice Dwyer O’Connell Virginia M. Murphy Shine ‘59 Delaney M. Shuler ‘08 Patricia Tonra Sickler ‘55 M. John Siebold   + Jeanette Douglas ‘44 Beatrix Claxton Sierra ‘70 Diane Baker Skripko ‘65 Marie McArdle Slevin ‘54

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Maria Spagnuolo Patricia Rowan St. Clair ‘56 Barbara Moran Sullivan ‘50 Brigid Connolly Sullivan ‘68 Eileen Noone Sullivan ‘62 Mary Gildea Sullivan ‘52 Phyllis Bochichio Sullivan ‘59 Frances Heitmann Taglang ‘55 Patricia Anne Hackett Tarpinian ‘54 Ligia Tavarez ‘75 Bianca Bonaldo Telesmanich ‘62 Yvonne Egipciaco Tirado ‘80 Rosemarie Engmann Tomasini ‘63 Helen Condon Topp ‘49 Myrna Toro-Daniels ‘70 Ada Rodriguez Torres ‘75 Xiomara Torres ‘75 Duong Tran Constance Forbes Tucker ‘54 Mariel A. Tulipano ‘85 Judith Schluensen Turco ‘58 Gretchen George Ty ‘07 Jean Callahan Ullrich ‘47 Mary T. Ghelfi Vagnone ‘58 Carmela Macioce Vaiano ‘48 Frances Heller Ventrice ‘54

Elma Pasquinelli Vescovi ‘50 Allison Villacis ‘05 Isabelle Dave Vinci ‘41 Anna Marie Hughes Vitt ‘60 Josephine T. Volpe ‘51 Mary McElligott Wagenhofer ‘48 Bridget Walsh ‘53 Patricia Walsh ‘56 Lora Lenart Walz ‘44 Rosalie Cirigliano Wandle ‘60 Sr. Andrea Weidner ‘51 Marion Caccioppoli Weir-Turek ‘51 Linda Curzio Werling ‘75 MaryRose Nemecek White ‘50 Dorcas Monsanto Wilson ‘52 Rita Polise Wirth ‘67 Patricia Kuhn Wissell ‘55 Catherine Rowland Wojciechowicz ‘50 Patricia Wolke ‘45 Aimee New Wu Won ‘64 Frances L. Wood ‘64 Doris Wooten ‘55 Gladys Yensi ‘05 Carmela A. Cuomo Yosua ‘61 Suzanne M. Young-Mercer ‘70 Joan Zelenka ‘55 Mary Zini Catherine Rocco Zorn ‘47 Catherine Zuvic ‘70

Is Your Name Missing? It could be because… 1. You made your gift after our fiscal year ended. This Annual Report is reflective of Annual Fund gifts received between September 1, 2014 August 31, 2015. Gifts after August 31st will be included in next year’s Annual Report. 2. You asked that your gift be kept anonymous. 3. We made a mistake, if so please know that is an omission of the pen and not of the heart.

Please call the Development Office at 212.688.1545 x233 if you have any questions.


THE CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNAE MAGAZINE | FALL/WINTER 2015 F E ATU R E S TO RY

2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5 ANNUAL REPORT Tuition Assistance Grants We thank the following organizations for providing tuition assistance for our students.

doubled and in some cases tripled our donor’s gifts. Please check with your employer to ask if they have a matching gift program. Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Chevron Humankind Exxon Mobil Goldman Sachs & Co IBM Corporation Ingersoll Rand Corporations Institutional Investor News JP Morgan Chase Foundation Morgan Stanley Mutual of America Pfizer Foundation Prudential Foundation Target

Brooklyn Jesuit Prep Cathedral High School Spires Foundation ICSF: High Schools ICSF: Be A Student’s Friend Program Carmel Hill Student Sponsor Partners Cornelia Connelly Community Connections I Have A Dream Foundation

Corporate Matching Gifts Thank you to all the corporations that

Sr. Mary Raymond Legacy Society Generous alumnae and friends who have included The Cathedral High School in their estate plans are recognized with membership in the Legacy Society. We thank the following alumnae, whose foresight and believe in the future of Cathedral High School has helped to ensure that CHS will remain a unique place of opportunity for young women for generations to come. Wilma Aponte ‘80 Marta Baez ‘65 Mary Ann Micillo Kikel ‘57 Marian Pasini Kryshak ‘63 Helen Von Wyl Murphy ‘44

Annual Appeal 2014-2015 Class Participation Class

# of Donors

Class

# of Donors

Class

# of Donors

Class

# of Donors

1935

1

1956

31

1976

2

2006

1

1937

2

1957

57

1977

4

2007

9

1938

3

1958

41

1978

2

2008

15

1939

5

1959

34

1979

3

2009

2

1940

5

1960

37

1980

15

2010

4

1941

5

1961

24

1983

1

2011

3

1942

4

1962

19

1985

7

2012

4

1943

12

1963

19

1986

2

2013

1

1944

15

1964

28

1987

4

2014

3

1945

20

1965

45

1988

2

1946

19

1966

11

1990

1

1947

45

1967

19

1991

1

1948

35

1968

19

1993

1

1949

30

1969

6

1994

2

1950

37

1970

34

1995

1

1951

42

1971

1

1997

2

1952

31

1972

3

1998

1

1953

39

1973

1

2000

2

1954

40

1974

5

2001

1

1955

51

1975

28

2005

11

31


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