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John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School Philadelphia, PA 19103

John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School Philadelphia, PA 19103

Mayor Nutter holds a special place in his heart for John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School. That could be because his mother and aunt are Hallahan graduates. After seeing the girls walking back to school after attending Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, he instructed his driver to stop by the school. This is not the first time that he has visited Hallahan and met with the students. Pictured at the left are Principal, Ms. Mary E. Kirby, Mayor Nutter, President, Mrs. Sandra R. Young and School Minister, Rev. Stephen Paolino.

Educating Women with Faith, Purpose & Vision, Educating Women with Faith, Purpose & Vision, since 1901!

A Message from Hallahan’s President Dear Alumnae and Friends of Hallahan,

It was quite humbling when I received the call from Mary Rochford telling me that Cardinal Rigali was appointing me President of John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School. I was excited to be given the opportunity to head the first archdiocesan all girls’ Catholic high school in the United States. I take on this new position with excitement and enthusiasm, and I look forward to working with the alumnae, administration, faculty and staff of Hallahan. I come to Hallahan after spending twelve years in Catholic education as both a theology teacher and Assistant Principal at Bishop Shanahan and Conwell-Egan High Schools. I attended Holy Family College for my undergraduate degree and St. Joseph’s University for post-graduate studies, earning a Master’s Degree in Education and an Instructional Technology Certificate. Since September, I have had numerous opportunities to meet many women who have walked the “Hallowed Halls of Hallahan” and to learn how Hallahan is an integral part of their life stories. I am looking forward to celebrating the 110th anniversary of the Alumnae Association this upcoming school year with events going on throughout the year. This past fall, the main hallways and stairwells of the Hallahan building were painted; the intention is to have the Cathedral building painted this summer. A chandelier donated by Friends of Mazzi Ward ’72 in her memory will light the main hall, and a circular rug embossed with the school seal, donated by Matriz, will welcome the visitor at the Wood Street entrance. We are currently working on installing lighting and flags around the outside of the building to ensure that anyone visiting Center City Philadelphia knows that we are here and thriving. To see the latest happenings at Hallahan; alumnae upcoming events, the New Jersey shore alumnae page, current parent newsletter, and plans for the 110th anniversary celebrations, visit us on the web at Sincerely,

Sandra R. Young President

Presidential Advisory Board Members - 2009/2010 School Year Ann D. Clark, Administrator - Rehab Dept, Jefferson Hospital Christine Crawford, Esquire, Henkels & McCoy, Inc. Margaret (Peggy) Pelullo Goldschmidt ‘77 - Faculty, Science Department Chair Fran DeMaio Kelly ‘57 - President, William Penn Insurance Agency, Inc. Sr. Maureen B. McCann, RSM ‘52 - Educational Consultant Frances Mulholland ‘79, Operations Marketing Manager, Coca-Cola North-America Geraldine Swift ‘63, President, Women Business Development Center Steve Testa, Director of Major Gifts, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Rev. Joseph D. Brandt, Pastor, St. Luke’s Church Pam Bonfiglio, Parent 2


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A Message from Hallahan’s Past President Dear Hallahan Alumnae and Friends of Hallahan, After six wonderful years of serving as the President of John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School, I decided to retire in August, 2010. Based on the current status of the school, this was the optimum time for me to make this decision. On a personal note, I did desire to have more time to devote to traveling, serving my parish and greater community, consulting and enjoying my family, who have endlessly supported my tenure over these past years. It is truly impossible to put into words the gratitude I feel for having had the opportunity to serve as the President of the oldest diocesan high school for women in the United States. As the daughter of a working class family, I believe that I was blessed to lead a school which was founded to educate women with whom I have shared a very special legacy. God works in mysterious ways, and I never doubted that God directed me to Hallahan and continued to direct my actions as I served this most wonderful community. Thank you for your continued generosity and warm welcomes as I had the great experience to dialogue with all of you through both written and personal communication. Your notes of encouragement, your kind personal words to me, coupled with your endless financial support of Hallahan, made my work a true pleasure. You allowed me to lead the first and very successful Capital Campaign, provide funds for innovative academic programs, increase financial aid to needy students, add five state-of-the-art computer labs, renovate the cafeteria, replace the lockers and desks, add LCD projectors and smart boards in all rooms, renovate science labs, rest rooms and offices. That is just to name some of the accomplishments that were implemented with your help. For all of this and much more, I am extremely grateful. I again thank you for six grand years. Please remember that you will always remain in my heart and in my prayers. I also hope to see you at special events in the future. Hallahan will always be a most special place for me, because of you. May God bless you. Sincerely,

Margaret A. Gallagher Margaret A. Gallagher

Footprints Published by the Office of Advancement for the benefit of Alumnae, Parents and Friends of John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School. Contributed articles and class news are welcome. Editor: Marge West Kiefski ‘66 215-563-9030 ext. 250 215-563-3603 fax Office Address: 311 North 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1198

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School Administration President - Mrs. Sandra R. Young Principal - Ms. Mary E. Kirby Asst. Principal of Academics Michele Beachy Asst. Principal of Student Services Cloe O’Grady Asst. Principal of Student Affairs Kristin Sheridan School Minister - Rev. Steven Paolino Director of Advancement Marge West Kiefski ‘66 Director of Admissions Mrs. Erin Brosious


Margaret Pelullo Goldschmidt ‘77 (left), Rosalie Ghilardi Mirenda ‘55 (center) and Denise DeSumma Kassekert ‘69 (right) at the Distinguished Graduates Award Dinner sponsored by the Archdiocese.

Dr. Mirenda not only earns honors for Newmann University, but she is the recipient of many other awards for her contributions in education, the field of nursing, and her community at large. Most recently, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia honored Dr. Mirenda by inducting her into the Archdiocesan Hall of Fame. The Hallahan community is honored to have Dr. Mirenda as a proud member of our sisterhood, and we congratulate her for her numerous achievements and her steadfast commitment to Catholic education and community.

Article written by Madeline Lubbert ‘11 Dr. Rosalie Mirenda hasn’t always been a “Distinguished Graduate.” In fact, she came from humble beginnings: Dr. Mirenda was born to poor Italian immigrants to whom Catholic values of faith and love took precedence. Her Catholic education began early, in Philadelphia’s St. Paul School, and continued at John W. Hallahan Catholic High School for Girls, graduating in 1955. It seems Dr. Mirenda had the foundation for her devotion to knowledge and Catholic education laid at these local institutions. From Hallahan, Dr. Mirenda moved on to Villanova University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree for nursing. But her pursuit of knowledge did not end there: Dr. Mirenda earned her Ph.D. in nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1973, Dr. Mirenda began her work at Neumann University as a nursing instructor, beginning a career at the university that would span almost Hallahan and Roman students helped out at the Archdiocesan four decades to date. At Neumann, Dr. Mirenda be- Distinguished Graduates Awards Dinner. came the dean of the nursing division and later the vice president for academic affairs before becoming the president of the University in 1996. As president of Neumann University, Dr. Mirenda has accomplished so much: enrollment has tripled, campus acreage has expanded by almost five times, new programs have been added, and the school earned university status. Dr. Mirenda is hailed by the school community for her integrity and commitment to the Franciscan Catholic education that Neumann University has pledged to provide for its students. It is safe to say that without Dr. Mirenda’s work at the university, this once small college could not have achieved such a status as a small college in the Philadelphia area. HALLAHAN PRIDE - Each school is asked to supply two centerpieces for the Distinguished Graduates Award Dinner. 4


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Every effort is made to include news that alumnae sends to the Institutional Advancement Office. News received after this issue was sent to the printer will be in the next edition of FOOTPRINTS. If you sent news to be printed, I apologize if you do not see it in this edition. Please feel free to send it to me once again. If I have any questions, I will call you.


CLASS OF 1924 EVA E. STREFF, age 102, Hallahan’s oldest known graduate, died December 21, 2010 at her home in Wesley Enhanced Living, Pennypack Park. Born in Hungary, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (nee Welsch Streff. CLASS OF 1933 MARGARET GAFFIGAN BOYLE celebrated her 95th birthday in February with her 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. CLASS OF 1936 MARIE TOMMINS POSTEL’s daughter says her mom, 92, has poetry published in numerous publications, including the Smithsonian. CLASS OF 1937 ALFONSINA CUSANI KELLY’s daughter, Sister Patricia Kelly, SSJ, former President of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Chestnut Hill for ten years, is now the Evangelization Director of St. Andrew’s Parish, Newtown, PA. MARY FISHER MCMAHON has five great grandchildren, four girls and a boy. CLASS OF 1938 LORETTA REIFF BORNAK celebrated her 90th birthday with a party given by her family. ROSALIE FLYNN HIGGINS has reached 90 years old! Her fourth


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great-grandchild was born on her birthday. DOLORES BENTZEL KLEINFELDER has six lively great grandchildren - four boys and two girls. CLASS OF 1939 SISTER ROSA (ANNE) CARMICHAEL, OSF is retired and living at Our Lady of Angels Convent (Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia.) FLORENCE WASSMER DOEBLEY and her husband Eugene celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in July. They have five children, twelve grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She celebrated her 90th birthday in February. GERTRUDE FERRO FARAGHER celebrated her 90th birthday in Boca Raton, FL, where she and her three children reside. She is very proud of her grandson John Renna who graduated from Drexel University. Gertrude enjoys keeping in touch with her Hallahan classmates. NORM A D ’ALLES AN DRO GRASSI has been married for 68 years to the man she took to her senior prom at Hallahan! They have nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren, all doing well. One grandson, a West Point graduate, is now stationed in Italy, but also served in Bagdad, Kuwait and Hawaii. Another grandson is in

Devon Prep on a full scholarship. DOROTHY KOLBE GRIFFITH ’39 retired from the Medical Society of NJ after more than 20 years. “I traveled in Europe: England, France, Germany, Italy; but got bored until I took a job with the Betz Dearborn Co. where I really enjoyed the job and the people. When they moved to Michigan, I would have gone with them had I been younger. Now I’m a stay-athome!” HELEN WORTHINGTON HAWKINS ‘s husband Larry died in 2009, but in that year she was blessed with a great-granddaughter and a great-grandson this year. Altogether, 13 grandchildren. MARIE SCHIBO PARSON and her husband Francis celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary in November. They welcomed their eleventh great-grandchild in September. CLASS OF 1941 ELIZABETH HENNESSY HUGHES celebrated the birth of her tenth great-grandchild on November 4, 2010. MARIE NOLL REYNOLDS is enjoying her four great-grandsons, all brothers. She sees them all at one time and often. MARIE DORSCH STAUFFER is still enjoying life. MARIE MCGARRY WISE’s hus-


band Jim died in March. They would have been married 60 years in September. She has moved to 353 Shady Lane, Huntingdon Valley, PA. 19006. CLASS OF 1942 DORIS R. HALLER KENKELAN MCDERMOTT “discovered” Footprints when her sister, ELEANOR MCCLEARY ’48 lent her a copy. From it, Doris read about a dear friend, MARGUERITE COX ELY ’48 , who lived a few blocks from her. Doris’ first husband, George Kenkelan, died in 1988. The have two boys, Dennis and Francis Kenkelan, and a girl, Kathleen Cseke; 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 1 great, great grandchild! Two grandsons serve in the armed services: Sean Kenkelan, aboard a Coast Guard sub-breaker in the Artic Ocean; and Peter Cseke, a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force in Albuquerque, NM. Peter and Kati adopted Danny from Russia to be with his 4 ½ year old sister Viktoria. In 2000 Doris married Carl McDermott, 89, a friend for over 35 years. KATHLEEN TAPMAN MCDONOUGH has a first great grandchild, Declan Patrick Reardon, 1, who lives with his parents in Bermuda. They keep in touch by skyping. JEANNE CALLAGHAN WISNIEWSKI “I visited the school on November 12. It was a special visit and it was good to see all the smiling faces. Bless you all.” CLASS OF 1943 MADELON HOFFMAN BROWN has been married 61 years to her husband George. They have four children, 10 grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren with the eleventh one on the way!


Dolores Noon Mulcahy ’56 and her husband, Joe, cutting the cake at their 50th wedding anniversary celebration. CLAIRE GANTERT JONAS is mourning the loss of her daughter Anne; one of her eight children. MARGARETTA MCLAUGHLIN KELLY, recently widowed, enjoys life with her six grandchildren and one great grandchild. VIRGINIA EVERLY OWENS has moved to NJ to be closer to family. Her husband, suffering from Alzheimer’s, is confined to a care facility. She asks prayers for patience and endurance. CLASS OF 1944 GERT PRENDERGAST GURT celebrated her 84th birthday at the Hershey Hotel. She had a bash in the Milton & Catherine Hershey Suite that included dinner with her eight children and spouses and a few friends. “A dream of a gift.” MARIA LOVALLA IANNETTA is still grateful for her wonderful years at Hallahan and for her scholarship to Rosemont College!

MARGARET GREEN IGOE is happy to share her blessed news with her Hallahan friends. She has a great-grandson, Colin, age two, born on Pearl Harbor Day and a gr eat-granddaughter, E mma Patricia, age seven months. “They are a source of great pride and love/ truly a gift from God.” T E R E S A C I F U N I PETRUZZELLI is still living in South Philadelphia where she grew up. She enjoys casino trips once in a while with her daughter Donna. She is a breast cancer survivor of 17 years. She was unable to attend the Communion Breakfast in October and really missed it. KAZMIERE JARZABEK WELSH now has three grandchildren. CLASS OF 1946 RENEE SAYRES MCGURK became a great-grandmother for the 9th time in May, 2011. MARIE JORDAN RUSH is proud


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to announce that her son, Christopher, and his wife, Susan, presented her with grandchild number 15 on November 3rd, Connor Christopher. CLASS OF 1947 DOLORES MCMANUS BONNER turned 81, the longest living member of her family. She has four children: a daughter is a doctor; a son, a nuclear engineer who has his own mortgage company; another child has a Master’s degree in financial systems. Of her nine grandchildren, one girl is from China, and another boy and his sister are from Korea. EILEEN DONNELLY CHRISTMANN “I thank God for my family of seven children, six in-laws and 25 grandchildren. Right now everyone is doing well!” M AR I E P O R R E C A M AS SIMIANO moved to Maris Grove two years ago where TONI KAUFFMAN started a Hallahan Alumnae Club with a current membership of 15. They love remembering their days at Hallahan! “We are the BEST!” DOLORES BAUM VITT was blessed last September with twin grandchildren, boy, Ryan and girl, Alison, both beautiful and healthy.

LIBERTA D’AMBROSIO GUARINI asks for prayers to help her beat her second occurrence of cancer. She hopes that the chemo treatments she had will be effective. MADELINE SPAUSE DONNELLY is proud to announce the birth of her third great-grandchild, Patrick M. Donnelly. DOROTHY FAIR DUNN attended a birthday party for MARGARET RADVANSKY MCKNIGHT ‘48. They have been friends for 80 years. They grew up and lived on the same street. Their friendship still continues. DOLORES KOLTON MARZO “Glad to be alive at 80!!! Thanks to the Dear Lord!” IDAMAE STEPHENSON MASSEY and her husband Paul celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. Her family gave her an 80th birthday party which included all her family and friends. RACHELA MASCIOLI PILLA just made 80. She is awaiting the return of her grandson from Rome, Italy. He left September 4, 2010. REGINA OKULSKI SCHUYLER. “Let Hallahan stand, O Lord. It has been an inspiring

stronghold for our faith and hope. It will survive if all the grads help a little bit each. Schools and churches are closing all around us. There is a lack of nuns, and priests are thinning out, but we still have us!” MARIE POLO TERRUSO and her husband Anthony celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on January 27, 2011. They have four sons, four grandsons, one greatgrandson and three daughter-inlaws. CLASS OF 1949 ELEANOR KRUEGER GUERRA and husband, Frank, along with friends, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last year. KAT HLEEN FIT ZGERALD JOHNSON lost her beautiful, funloving daughter, Sharon Johnson, to COPD and coronary heart disease. Sharon left two children: Valerie and her daughters, Porchala and Destinee; and John Lindsay. Pray for Sharon who was much beloved. JOAN CARROL LANDIS has been very ill with pneumonia, heart attack and lupus. Fortunately, husband, Dayton, is by her side. They have three sons and one daughter, eight grandchildren

MARY LONG SHEA “I thank God everyday for the wonderful education and the great memories I have of my high school years at Hallahan.” CLASS OF 1948 JOAN HESSER ANDUX is asking for help in finding a kidney donor (all expenses paid) for her grandson Kevin who has been on dialysis for over 3 years. They pray to St. John Neumann to intercede. Can you help? Please e-mail

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Irene Siergiej Taylor, Dorothy Szymanski Blaszczyk, and Theresa Markowski Still are members of the Class of 1950 and are celebrating their 60th reunion from Hallahan.


and one great grandson. They lost a son to cancer. CAROL HANNIGAN RYAN is proud to announce that she just became the great-grandmother of twins, a boy and a girl, Reese & Layla. JANET SULLIVAN SABATO is a great-grandmother for the first time in May, 2011. DOROTHY FINN URBANSKY is living the good life at the shore. MARGUERITE RUTLEDGE THIVIERGE sadly announces that her husband, Leo, passed away on March 19, 2011. He served in the United States Marine Corps for over twenty years and was buried with full military honors at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ. Margie was so filled with pride at the performance of eight Marines in dress blues giving Honor to an aged, retired fallen comrade, with taps, rifle gun salute and a magnificent flag folding ceremony which was presented to her with thanks from the President of the United States and the United States Marine Corps for serving his country. “May God bless our wonderful country and all men and women who serve.” M. MAGDALENE TURCICH UTZ served in the U.S. Navy from 1952-55. She is retired from the Fairfax Co. (VA) Police Department after 25 years and now works part time at Busch Gardens. Magdalene is widowed but has two sons and six grandchildren; lives in Williamsburg, VA and Nags Head, NC. CLASS OF 1950 HELEN TOBIN COURTNEY is proud to announce the birth of her first great-grandchild in Septem-


ber, Christopher David Bakanauskas, Her second one is expected shortly. ROSE MARIE SORGENTONI GENTILE‘s grandson, John J. Gentile, III, graduated from St. Augustine Prep in May and now attends Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA. Their granddaughter is a senior at Our Lady of Mercy Academy. ELIZABETH BARR MAGNOTTA and her husband celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The have seven children and seventeen grandchildren. Their oldest grandson, Michael Magnotta IV, became an Eagle Scout in June. Mike is with Paoli I, the oldest Scout Troop in the country. This troop will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. JANET GALLAGHER KIPP is retired and enjoys living in Cape May County. She has 11 grand-

children and three great grandchildren. ELEANOR TOMECSKO NADOLSKI’s husband Joe died in March. Their son Kevin, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales, did a great job of celebrating his father’s funeral Mass and preaching the homily. BARBARA L. ORR ‘s first grandchild Rachel made her First Communion in May at St. Mary of the Lakes, Medford, NJ. Barbara traveled for ten days in August through North and South Ireland. “I’m still working as a court officer in Delaware County and we’re looking for more officers. Anyone interested should call me.” THERESA MARKOWSKA STILL , Irene Siergiej Taylor and Dorothy Szymanski Blaszczyk had a marvelous time seeing each other at their 60th reunion. They all graduated from St. Laurentius

JOSEPHINE GIORDANO STAFFIERI ‘54 and her husband returned from Florida after working at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios for twelve years. While there Josephine met a Hallahan sister, Eileen McGlinchey Cappa,(pictured on the left above) at church where Josephine and her husband volunteered during their time in Florida. When the husbands where introduced they realized that they came from the same neighborhood growing up and knew each other - Small World. Josephine was re-elected to her 3rd term on the Monroe Township, NJ School Board.


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in 1939. CLASS OF 1951 ALMA LOWITZ AMMANN and her husband, Frank, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 30, 2011. They have two sons, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. MARGARET RODDEN CARR has been a widow since 2001. She has four children, two girls and two boys, and five grandchildren. MARION KOCHS MALLOY “All well and bumping along in our ‘old’ age.” FR AN CE S F RIEDB E R GER MOYER and husband Howard are married 57 years. They have seven children, 14 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Frances, an oncology nurse, worked at Riddle Hospital until retirement. They ask for prayers. TERESA GOELLER NAGELE is going to have two more greatgrand children making the total eight. RITA GIOVANNONE PAUL has raised five children and all are

doing fine. She is blessed with eight grand-children. AGNES ALLEN TENAGLIA has been widowed for 12 years. She has four great children, grandmother to four boys and a girl; and has two great grandchildren, a boy and girl who light up her life. “I truly feel I have been blessed.” ANNE CONNOLLY ZIELINSKI and her husband Al are blessed with 28 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; 18 boys and 14 girls. Anne and Al have enjoyed 52 years of married life. CLASS OF 1952 DORIS ECKERLE GALLAGHER ‘s husband died in 2002. She has six children, most of whom own their own businesses. Daughter, Elaine, just graduated from St. Francis DeSales University. Five of Doris’ grandchildren are presently in college; two are married, with two children born recently; one grandson is home from Afghanistan. Doris had knee surgery in June. She belongs to the Legion of Mary in St. Augustine Church, Ocean City, NJ, and at Malvern Retreat Center, PA. “God bless you.”

NANCY HOLMES KEFALAS ‘57 and her husband Constantine celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on the Island of Maui with all of their family. They were married on July 24, 1960 in Piraeus, Greece. Two of their three daughters were also born in Greece. BERNADETTE CATHERINE MASCI LENNON is proud of her granddaughter, Megan Lennon who graduated a Doctor in Pharmacy. She received an award in Pharmacokinetics from Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers State University. She is also a member of RHO CHI Pharmacy Honor Society. MARYANN D’ANGELO MARINE has moved to Florida to be with her son, Joseph, after her husband, Salvatore, died. Her only grandchild, Taryn, works at Disney World.

Eileen Youse Roon ‘54 and her classmates and friends spend three to four days at the shore (Avalon). Those pictured above are all Hallahan grads and members of the “red-hatters.”.

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ANNE B. MURPHY MCGONIGLE spends lots of time babysitting her six great grandchildren. She is retired, a homemaker, and a grandmother of 15.


“Two of my sisters moved here this year; I’m delighted to have family nearby.” H E L E N E W E R T Z NARKIEWICZ is a widow and has five grandchildren. ANNA ORSINO SHOTT and her husband Edward are married for 54 years. They have four children and six grandchildren.

Class of 1960 Reunion Committee at their 50th Reunion celebration at the Frankford Torresdale Country Club. WINIFRED CALLAHAN O’CONNOR was proud to be present at the wedding of her grandson, Gerad, who was married in Boston at a High Mass. JOHANN SCHIAVO SPADOFORA and husband, Tony, enjoy their family in the summer in Ocean City, and San Diego in the winter. ANN GAGLIARDI DEFUSCO ’52 and Johann are still best friends from kindergarten through Hallahan. CLASS OF 1953 MARIE BOFFA CARNABUCI is happy for her husband, Guy, who finally had knee replacement surgery after suffering for three years. He is very happy about his decision. He can walk again! MARLENE MARY GREER ROSMOS remarried after her first husband died in 1976. She has seven children, 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

their fifth grandchild, Peter Sean Foley, son of Brendan. They visited Peter’s family in county Tyrone, Northern Ireland; prayed in churches of Margaret’s ancestors while there and also found many of their graves in the parish cemeteries. They also ran their fingers over the actual recording of her grandfather’s baptism and those of his brothers and sisters. MARY MORAN HEGARTY and husband, Paul, are married 54 years and recently became grandparents to twin boys, Braydon and Liam. They now have 12 grandsons and nine granddaughters. ELAINE JULIANO KELLY announces the birth of her seventh grandchild, Brayden Joseph Morace born in October. SISTER ANNA MAY MCFEELEY, OSF visited Portugal and Fatima in July. Keep her intentions in your prayers.

CLASS OF 1954 EILEEN MCINTYRE BOBBITT moved from the Philadelphia area 53 years ago. She lives in California, but has many happy memories of her friends and days at Hallahan.

EILEEN FOXHILL MCGLONE is home from the hospital and is doing better. She lives in Lehighton, PA and loves the mountains. She teaches CCD and helps prepare third graders for First Holy Communion.

MARGARET STINSON FOLEY and husband, Peter, welcomed

JOAN MIRIAM MCVEY moved to Florida in 2008 and just loves it.


LORETTA LEONE STAFFIERI works at Yankee Candle in Williamsburg, VA. Recently she chatted with a customer who turned out to be ROSE MARIE WINDFELDER STOEFFLER, a classmate. They had their own minireunion after almost 56 years. “It was truly memorable.” JOAN HUBBARD ZARZYCKI and husband, John, moved from Philadelphia to Mays Landing, NJ nine years ago. They love the 55+ development they live in. They have three sons and seven grandchildren. “I’ve been lucky to attend my five-year reunions.” JOAN CHINCHUK ZIELINSKI and her husband, Albin, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their children, their spouses, seven grandchildren and 130 family member and friends. After Mass, they all got together for dinner and dancing. CLASS OF 1955 ALICE GARTNER ASCHENBRENNER and her husband, Jerry, celebrated their 51st anniversary this year. They are the proud parents of seven married children and sixteen grandchildren. “We are enjoying retirement!” MARJORIE ODEN BURTON “The 55th reunion was a blast.” SISTER BARBARA GALLAGHER, OSF is presently working Footprints

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was had by family and friends.” CLASS OF 1957 FELICIA CAPINAS DUFFY’S granddaughter, Nicole Noel, turned nine years old on Christmas.

Members of the Class of 1960 enjoying their 50th Reunion at the Frankford Torresdale Country Club. in the Benedictine Retirement Manor. She retired from teaching in 2006 after 47 years in education. LORETTA CIANFROGNA DONNELLY still returns once or twice a year for a ‘Philly Fix.’ “Bellevue is nice, but I’m still a city woman.” ANASTASIA BRETT LAWLOR is so proud of her oldest grandson Christopher who has been accepted to Harvard Graduate School. ELIZABET H MCMICHAEL TIERNO has been widowed for12 years and cares for her handicapped daughter who lives with her. LORETTA OLBRAT SAMARCO and her husband, Edward, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary with a Mediterranean Cruise. MARIE MULGREW TRAINOR and JOAN MULGREW FREITAG ’58 mourn the loss of their mother, Rose, who died in March at the age of 103! “We were blessed!”

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CLASS OF 1956 C AT H E R I N E S C H O F I E L D CARLIN and her husband, Leo, were just blessed with their 22nd grandchild, Gabriel Matthew. MARY CELLINI CEPPARULO and husband, Romeo, are seeing the world through their daughters’ eyes. Eldest daughter Michele traveled to Australia where she saw Brisbane, Great Barrier Reef, and Sydney. Michele passed a five -hour exam for certification in American Associate Directors of Psychiatry, Residency Training. She was commended in Penn Perspective, HUP’s newsletter, as the second person only to receive this certification. Youngest daughter Jacqueline is an 8th grade teacher in Marlton Middle School, NJ, where she loves working with children. DOLORES NOON MULCAHY and her husband Joe have six children, Dolores, Joseph, Gregory, Susan, Paul and James and eight grandchildren. Dolores and Joe celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows at St. John of God Church with a reception following at the Grand Hotel in Cape May. “A great time

GEORGIANNA MEIZINGER HAURY’s two granddaughters have excelled academically. Desirae DePrince, her oldest, is taking advanced college courses this summer. She has a 4.0 grade average. The youngest, high school senior Kristen Haury, has been accepted in the National Honor Society. CLASS OF 1958 LORETTA ENGLISH LEES “My husband, daughter, favorite nephew, four dogs, two cockatiels plus my 1,000 book library keep me busy. I finally finished reading War and Peace. CONSTANCE MCCANN MERKEL and her husband Charles are proud to announce the birth of their first great grandchild, Joseph Charles Tabella. ARLENE KORYTOWSKI URBANSKI and husband Tony received the Rita Ungaro-Schiavone Award for 35 years of extraordinary service and dedication to the needy, disabled, homebound, isolated, frail, elderly at Aid for Friends. They will be taking their granddaughter on a trip through Eastern Europe for a graduation present in June 2011. CLASS OF 1959 PATRICIA KRYSTOPA BRODERICK is retired from nursing. Pat and her husband, Joe, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary in Paris this May. They have three children and five grandchildren.


ELAINE VISCUSI CIESIELKA and her husband have moved into a 55 and older community in Downingtown. The have three sons and eight grandchildren. RUTH DUFFY FLOIRENDO and her husband will be married 50 years in June. They have nine grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. ADA SEDDON GLANZMANN is married for 50 years to Raymond, owner of Glanzmann Subaru in Jenkintown. The have four wonderful children: Raymond, Paul, Jennifer and Debbie. They also have seven greatgrandchildren; four girls and three boys. LORRAINE O’DONNELL MOORE has downsized and moved to a single rancher in the Somerton area. She loves it! “More like living in the country; but still in the city!” VIANN MCCULLION POWERS and her husband Tony celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary. JOAN HUETGER WALLS marveled at the breathtaking beauty of Spain’s cathedrals during her February trip there. She enjoyed a river cruise down the Rhine in Germany at Thanksgiving. The cruise was called “Christmas Markets Along the Rhine.” CLASS OF 1960 BARBARA MATEKOVIC BROWN and husband will celebrate their 43rd wedding anniversary. Andrew IV and Rylan are their toddler grandsons. She is one of Hallahan’s “Golden Girls.” ANGELINA FRASCELLA CLAIR is a “Golden Girl”- a 50year graduate of Hallahan. She is the Principal of St. Mark School in Bristol, PA. Last year she received


a MS in Education and has been an Archdiocesan principal for eight years. Her husband James died suddenly last December, a loss felt especially at their son James Jr.’s recent wedding. ROSEMARY MCARDLE CZAPLICKI “Our 50th Reunion was GREAT! What a fun time. Thanks to all who worked so hard to create it for the Class of 1960.” MARY QUIGLEY MCCARTHY loved her 50th Reunion and Baccalaureate celebration! “Golden Girl” Mary is a member of Hallahan’s Alumnae Board. She retired from full time nurse manager at Jefferson University’s physician’s office, but still works as needed. She is married 44 years and has four children, three of whom are married, giving her and her husband seven grandchildren. T HERESA M. P E ARSON. “Golden Girl” Theresa values the wonderful education she received at Hallahan. Recently retired after 48 years teaching: 12 in Catholic schools; 15 in private Montessori school; and 21 in public school system, she is “grateful to her mother and all her teachers for their efforts in making me who I am today.” She had the pleasure of meeting Sister Regina Clare, high school history teacher, now 100 years old. “What a blessing!” DARLENE WOODY TAYLOR was recently widowed after 44 years of marriage. She has one daughter. CLASS OF 1961 EILEEN CALLAHAN ERIKSON mourns the death of her sister Bunny Carey. In 2001, Eileen was returning home for her year’s 40th reunion when events of 9/11 cancelled her flight. Her sister Bunny, a Little Flower ’57 alumna, filled in for her. Eileen is

about to have her third children’s book published Connor’s First Safari. This is her third one of the Children’s series. Her first two books UP IN NATHANAEL’S ROOM and KAMILLE’S BIRTHDAY CIRCUS can be ordered through ROSE MARIE T . JULIANI FLEMMING lost her husband of over 47 years this past April. They have two children, and one grandchild. THERESA JULIANA MILLER’s daughter, Dawn, 43 had a heart attack but survived. They are very thankful! JOAN ELEANOR OTT retired from the Philadelphia School District after 35 years. She had been an elementary and special education teacher, and an Assistant Principal. Now she has more time to enjoy her three grandsons. CATHERINE P. BUSKI PEKLAK is founder and CEO of Scandinavian Formulas, Inc., a company in Sellersville, PA, manufacturing dietary supplements, and supplying chemicals worldwide. Her recent enterprise—Startup Ventures, Inc.—helps those interested in starting, purchasing or selling a business. She has three children and three grandchildren who live nearby. Besides traveling and her family, Catherine spends time as a hospice caregiver volunteer with Grand View Hospital. “I thank God for all that has been given to me and my family.” JOAN HILL REID started a new position at Norma Coombs Alternative School after serving 36 years at Thomas Jefferson School Library. MARGARET RYAN is proud to have the Hallahan tradition continue. She has a granddaughter


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who is a freshman this year. ELIZABETH (SUZIE) VOLACK WDZIECZKOWSKI takes care of her mother and helps with other members of her family. CLASS OF 1962 EILEEN MURRAY HARTMAN “My youngest son, Matthew, married Kathleen in August ’09 and now live in Bothell, near Seattle, WA. My husband just retired in March and I am semi-retired. We have three grandsons and a granddaughter, all of whom are active in sports.” CAROLYN LABLETTA VIRELLI retired from a career in educational administration. Carolyn and her husband, Frank, are living in Cape May Court House in New Jersey. CLASS OF 1963 PATRICIA FLYNN DALTON and high school sweetheart Joe were married 46 years in March. Daughter Maria is the only remaining child of the three they had. Joe and Michael are deceased. They have three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, living in Northeast Philadelphia. ANN CUMMINGS KERNS spent time during her sabbatical visiting friends in Scottsdale and San Diego. She then rented a condo on the East River in Manhattan where she lived for several months in the spring. She had many visitors and fulfilled the #1 dream on her “Bucket List.” PATRICIA WALSH WARGOCKI and her husband Frank are happy to announce the birth of their third grandchild, Benjamin Patrick Wargocki. CLASS OF 1964 CAROL COYLE BEIDEMAN and husband, Bob, have been mar-

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ried 44 years. They have two children: Rob, vice-president of Sick, Inc, lives in Boston; and Gretchen (Mrs. Eric Szabo), a speech pathologist who with her husband, vice-president of Analay, live in Berkley Heights, NJ. Carol has one granddaughter, Cecelia (15 mos.) JUDITH FOSTER CUTE continues to practice Spiritual Direction with groups and individuals. She is raising two teenage grandchildren, and golfs with her retired husband, Bill. JOAN RIVIELLO REILLY’s twin grandchildren, Maura and Connor, celebrated their 2nd birthday in August. They keep Joan very busy. DOLORES MCAVEY WALSH and her husband, Joe, celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary at Walt Disney World. They have been there 23 times mostly on their anniversary. CLASS OF 1965 BRANDA BOELTER BRISBANE and her husband, James, have been married 43 years. GERALDINE BROWN DEL PRATO is expecting her second grandchild. Mother Lisa Marie and big sister, Arianna, cannot wait. SUSAN J. MARTIN received from Temple University her Master’s Degree in Public Administration with emphasis in public policy; and her Ph.D. in Political Science. Dr. Martin is a professor at Indiana University of PA. She is working on research which evaluates and compares traditional inclass teaching outcomes to distance education outcomes. Susan has one 13 year-old-grandchild, Lindsey Mae Hasson.

ANNE MARIE MCLAUGHLIN PETTIT retired from Towers Watson as a Principal after 40 years. CLASS OF 1966 MARYANNE COLFER retired from the Philadelphia Police Department after 29 years of service. She is now living in Central Florida (Leesburg) located 40 miles north of Walt Disney World. PATRICIA JONES SMITH has been married 41 years. She is retired and lives at the beach in Lewes, DE. Patricia has two children and three grandchildren. MAUREEN GAFFNEY JOHNSTONE and her husband Bill celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary. They have three children and four grandchildren. JOAN POVILAITIS SUDERS has retired after 36 years of teaching as a reading specialist. Daughter Stephany married last December. Son, Daniel, graduated in May from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. CLASS OF 1967 ANNE SHEEHAN GOREN is proud to announce the birth of her first grandson, Issac Matthew. LYNNE WILSON KOSHER has continued to work in insurance for over forty years. “I have a beautiful two-year-old granddaughter, Maeby Annabel, who, unfortunately, lives 300 miles away. Thank heavens for webcams.” ROSEMARY ZERR RYAN is happy to announce the birth of her first grandchild, Colin Stephen Ryan. SUSAN DAVIS SCHMIDT works in Washington, DC as special assistant to Kenneth R. Feinberg, the Special Master of the BP Fund and Special Master of the Victims


Compensation Fund of 9/11.

last summer.

CLASS OF 1968 KATHLEEN DEVER CLEMENTS is proud to announce that her four beautiful granddaughters will be joined by #5 in July!

CLASS OF 1973 VIRGINIA FARABELLI has a new great-niece, Sophia Jane Pileggi, whose parents are Virginia’s niece, Linda, and husband, Damien. “I am so happy with our new cute addition!”

JANET WEST SHERMAN is patiently awaiting the birth of her fourth grandchild. CLASS OF 1969 DENISE MARIE MURPHY was “Mickey Mouse” in 1968. She hasn’t lived in Philadelphia since 1993 but moved back in 2009. She is Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality at Main Line Health System. FRANCES BERNHARDT NOLL will be a grandmother for the 5th time this year. CLASS OF 1970 PATRICIA MILLIGAN LIVEWELL enjoyed spending time with classmates to celebrate their 40th reunion. She hopes to see everyone at the Hallahan/ Roman Day at the Bay in August, 2011. CLASS OF 1972 ANNE MARIE DONOHOE BRATTON graduated summa cum laude from Holy Family University’s Graduate Nursing Program. Her focus is Community Health Nursing. SUSANE CAPECCI COYLE. This is a big year for Susane and husband of 32 years. Their son, Gerard, and wife gave them their first grandchild in September. Youngest child, Ryan, 21, graduated from the United States Marine Corps in April; in the same month, his sister Marissa celebrated her first anniversary. DIANE LACORTE MCLAUGHLIN visited Germany and France


NANCEY TRIPPEL PFUND is the Youth Services Director in Woodbridge, CT. Her husband is the president of Tambient, a division of The Lighting Quotient. Her oldest son works in Philadelphia; two sons in college: Penn State and the University of Hartford, and daughter, 14, enjoys the quiet at home. CLASS OF 1974 DEBORAH RAJKOWSKI BALDWIN and her husband Bob celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary. They have three sons and three grandchildren. Deborah has been a preschool teacher for 24 years. “Life is good!” KATHLEEN DOLAN O’BRIEN and husband, Fran, have been married 31 years. The men in this family are strong Roman Catholic HS alumni: Fran ’74, Fran, Jr.’02, Kevin ’11 and son-in-law Joe Dunn ’98. Daughter is JENN O’BRIEN DUNN ’99 from Hallahan. Kathleen and Fran have two wonderful grandsons, Joseph and Connor Dunn. CLASS OF 1975 CARMEN OLMO BROWN and husband are proud of their daughter, ASHLEY I. BROWN ’05, who graduated from Penn State University in May with a BS in Physiology and Social Science. She will pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. LOUISE CORCORAN MCSHANE became a first-time grandmother to JACQUELINE

MCSHANE MCGONIGLE ’99’s first child, Maggie Therese McGonigle, born in February. CLASS OF 1976 CRUCITA BERMUDEZ ASTILLERO ‘s daughter Nina graduated in May from Temple University with a BS in Geology. MARY BETH PALKON KRYTZER ‘s son, Zachary, is a Private First Class in the Army. Zach serves in Afghanistan. “Please pray for him and all our troops!” CLASS OF 1977 KAREN DEMALTO BARR has been married for 31 years, and last year became a grandmother for the first time. Karen has owned a hair salon since 1987. HELENE SINCLAIR LAVIN is a grandmother for the third time to a beautiful little girl. She is hoping by the time her two granddaughters are old enough, Hallahan will still be around. CLASS OF 1978 MAY GALLAGHER DOMINIC is a full-time realtor with Prudentia Fox & Roach in the Chestnut Hill office. She and husband Philip have been happily married and have two children, Dena, 22, and Tony, 21, both of whom are due to graduate from college next year. CLASS OF 1980 JACQUELINE MATTHEWS WILLIAMS started a new position as Marketing and Community Relations Manager at Quality Life Center. This is a youth center that provides after-school and summer programs for youths in disadvantaged areas of Ft. Myers. They also do case management for atrisk families. ANNAMARIE MOORE SEGALINE’s daughter Kristen


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was married in June, 2010 to her college sweetheart, Philip. “She was a gorgeous bride!” CLASS OF 1982 PATRICIA CONNOLLY needs prayers as she has been diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer. She has been under extensive radiation and weekly chemo treatments, and after a break, expects to have a stay in the hospital for more treatments. She feels good, but is taking it minute by minute. “God bless all.” ANITA MASTROIENI recently completed her doctorate in education at the University of Pennsylvania. Anita and her husband celebrated by getting a new dog! CLASS OF 1987 SHARON CHILDREY is a single mom with two children, ages 21 and 10. She is attending Pierce College for a Bachelor’s Degree. CLASS OF 1992 CATHY MCVEY PALMER “Honey’s Angels,” an organization founded in my mom’s honor, celebrated year five by providing 130 families with food and gift cards for Thanksgiving and Christmas.”

CLASS OF 1995 DOREEN SODA DAVIS and her husband are proud to announce the birth of their first son, Luke. “We feel so blessed.” CLASS OF 1997 MELISSA FLOODY DIRADO and husband Mark have been married for six years. She enjoys being a stay-at-home mom to daugh ter Samantha (3) and son Andrew (1). ROLMA MANCINOW GANO and her husband, Tom, celebrated their second anniversary in November, 2010. VAIA HARALAMBOU LLIADIS and her husband, Antonios, were married at St. George’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Philadelphia. They are now residing in Wilmington, DE. CLASS OF 1999 JACQUELINE MCSHANE MCGONIGLE and husband Nick, married in 2008, are proud parents of first child, Maggie Therese McGonigle, born in February.

CLASS OF 2001 KEESHA LEWIS gave birth to daughter Shakaya Lavonne Freeman, 7 lb, 3 oz, born in March. BRIDGET SMITH PALMER and her husband, J.W., were married in November and are currently living in Levittown with their dog. CLASS OF 2002 MERCEDES WALTON-MASON GOULD recently earned a Master’s Degree in Education (Urban and Diverse Learners) from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. CLASS OF 2004 MICHELLE GONDOS received her RN and Associate’s Degree in nursing from Immaculata University. She is currently working on her BSN at Penn State University. CLASS OF 2005 ASHLEY I BROWN graduated in May from Penn State University with a Bachelor Degree in Physiology and Social Science. She plans to get a BS in Nursing. CLASS OF 2006 C H R I S T I N A P AT T E R S O N graduated from Gwynedd-Mercy College in May and entered Jean

This past year the Moore College of Art celebrated creativity. “Philadelphia Youth in Arts Exhibition”. Hallahan Art students displayed their art work in the exhibition from December 8, 2010 through January 8, 2011

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Eva Streff ‘24 Laura Janiszewski Majewski ‘33 Lucille Buerkle ‘35 Helen Connolly Daily ‘35 Dorothy Higgins Wade ‘35 Sabina “Bunny” Freeborn Lawlor ‘35 Dolores Morris Gillan ‘36 Marie Margaret Cassidy ‘37 Peggy Brown ‘38 Kathleen Doherty ‘38 Margaret Mary Fanning ‘38 Jean Flanigan ‘38 Alice Fleming ‘38 Betty Flood ‘38 Florence Rivers ‘38 Mary Trotta ‘38 Margaret Conlogue Blake ‘39 Anastasia Donovan Cassidy ‘39 Marie Kelly Cook ‘39 Regina Smith Hannon ‘39 Albina “Beans” Cimini Roberts ‘39 Josephine Tumasz Magdziak ‘39 Mary Gallagher Walsh ‘40 Elizabeth Monaghan Hanson ‘41 Elizabeth Yerkes Pewdo ‘41 Margaret Mary McBride Scullin ‘41 Claire Bierman McManus ‘42 Joan Rodenbaugh Bolten ‘43 Irene Hackett Carlson ‘43 Mary Ellen C. Dougherty ‘43 Jane Farrington McKiccick ‘43 Elizabeth Valecce Mingen ‘43 Santa Merenda Ricci ‘43 Helen McCullough Romeo ‘43 Anne Walsh Rush ‘43 Ella Mae Hennessy Schubert ‘43 Hannah Janssen Suloff ‘43 Sara McGee Coleman ‘44 Rose McKee Donnelly ‘44 Irene Cromwell Fischer ‘44 Theresa Blee Rooney ‘44 Dolores Lotierzo DiMarco ‘45 Mildred Katits Ginther ‘45 Rose Somers Grill ‘45 Julia Carey Mitchell ‘45 Ethel Childs Taylor ‘45 Louis Quinn Freed ‘46 Dolores Walsh Hall ‘46 Geraldine Donhauser Tasco ‘46 Mary McCarrick Whalon ‘46 Dolores Hosey Curatola ‘47


Kathleen Casey Koob ‘47 Miriam Cecilia smith Murray ‘47 Anna Mallon Willard ‘47 Regina (Jean) Byrne ‘48 Margaret Ann Greenlee ‘48 Valerie Leary Mikula ‘48 Mary Duffin Morgan ‘48 Marian Morris Bergan ‘49 Clara Gewiss Carpenter ‘49 Rose McCullough Davis ‘49 Mary Steward Kessler ‘49 Dolores Riotte Miller ‘49 Catherine Coyle Stinson ‘49 Angela Campisi Trusko ‘49 Catherine Trahey Haldis ‘49 Rita Lala Abbate ‘50 Joan Montgomery Bergman ‘50 Teresa Devenny Schill ‘50 Rosemarie Hatton Lelli ‘50 Elizabeth May Power Gable ‘51 Theresa Mazeika ‘51 Catherine Anguillara Pinkerton ‘51 Anna McDonald Cellini ‘52 Sr. Florence Marie Allen, RSM ‘52 Sr. Mary Madonna Siebold, SSJ ‘52 Mary Louise McQuillen Ditro ‘53 Elizabeth Kleshick Donovan ‘53 Marie Burns Klaiber ‘53 Frances Palladino Mohoreanu ‘53 Mary Meighan Rogers ‘53 Florence Koller Dimonte ‘54 Doris McCue Iacovine ‘54 Dorothy Phraner Kaminski ‘54 Anna Mora Parducci ‘54 Marcella Michelangelo Pisiechko ‘55 Rosemarie Magilton Slavin ‘55 Doris Peak Seaman ‘56 Anna Marie Kennedy Sheldon ‘56 Barbara Ann Barth Callahan ‘57 Katherine Ludwig Ford ‘57 Christine Lyons Migliore ‘57 Maryanne Yost Glowka ‘59 Jacqueline Rowe Rotz ‘59 Geraldine Gionta Albano ‘60 Joan Szeliga Dickens ‘61 Emmie Duffield Holmes ‘70 Lynne Guerrieri Cahill Sharon Morrison Mullins ‘77 Sally Henkel Alford ‘79 Joan Senechal ‘81

Melody Charen ‘95 Trina Averett Edwards ‘95 Mother of: Marie Mulgrew Trainor ‘55 Joan Mulgrew Freitag ‘58 Francine Hannon DeSantis ‘63 Kathleen Hannon Czerpak ‘64 Gina Hannon Aylmer ‘66 Jill D’Alessandro ‘99 Aileen D’Alessandro ‘04 Daughter of: Claire Giantert Jonas ‘43 Sarah Bernhardt Collazo ‘47 Kathleen Fitzgerald Johnson ‘49 Anne Marie McKinlely Rogers ‘60 Sister of: Irene Duffin Morgan ‘42 Irene Mora Scherle ‘ 44 Carol Hannigan Ryan ‘49 Mary Muraglia Carnall ‘50 Joanna Lala Lazzaro ‘52 Rosemary Koller Kelly ‘53 Susanna Koller Mullen ‘56 Eileen Callahan Erikson ‘61 Bernadette Koller Rumsey ‘62 Eileen Koller Sobol ‘64 Sister-in-Law of: Mary Jane Pinkerton Hannah ‘50 Grandmother of: Gabriella Sulak ‘10 Aunt of: Katherine Streff Schaefer ‘55 Father of: Maria Cole Grillo ‘82 Megan Cole Chase ‘00 Son of: Dorothy Haegele Schneiderreit ‘44 Sarah Bernhardt Collazo ’47 Frances DeMore Scarpato ’57 Georgette Graham Connors ‘91 Uncle of: Linda Turzanski Dzwoniarek ‘71


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A Message from the Institutional Advancement Office Dear Hallahan Alumnae and Friends,

I would like to personally say good bye to Mrs. Margaret A. Gallagher who has been the President of Hallahan for the past six years. Nan may not have been a Hallahan graduate but the alumnae, students and the up keep of Hallahan were always first on her mind. It was a pleasure to have worked with her. I would also like to welcome Mrs. Sandra R. Young as our new President. She has been in this position for almost a year and I can say that she is working hard to keep Hallahan in the limelight. I am looking forward to working with Sandra as we go forward in keeping Hallahan flourishing. In September of this year I had a knee replacement and was out of work for a couple of months and feel that I have never caught up. The 2009/2010 Annual Report which is very late, follows in the next few pages. I thank all those donors both alumnae and Friends of Hallahan for their generosity. So please remember that if you made a donation to the 2010/2011 Annual Fund, this will be reflected in the FOOTPRINTS that will be published in November, 2011. This upcoming school year is going to be an exciting one as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the School building. Both the School and the Alumnae Association have special events scheduled to celebrate this milestone.. These events are listed in this edition of FOOTPRINTS and will be on the website. Make sure to check them out and I look forward to meeting a lot of you at least one of these events. Sincerely,

Marge West Kiefski ‘66 Director


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Number of Donors 2,000 1,500 1,000 500

19 97

-1 19 998 98 -1 19 999 99 -2 20 000 00 -2 20 001 01 -2 20 002 02 -2 20 003 03 -2 20 004 04 -2 20 005 05 -2 20 006 06 -2 20 007 07 -2 20 008 08 -2 20 009 09 -2 01 0


ANNUAL FUND TOTALS $120,000.00 $100,000.00 $80,000.00 $60,000.00 $40,000.00 $20,000.00 $0.00 98 999 000 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 9 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 7- 98- 99- 00- 01- 02- 03- 04- 05- 06- 07- 08- 099 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 19 19 19

Sandra R. Young, School President, in the picture on the left, second to the right, enjoyed a luncheon with Hallahan women at the Florida Flocking.



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Annual Report of Giving Summary of Gifts July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010 Hallahan Annual Fund Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) Scholarship Funds Ellis Hallahan Alumnae Scholarship Neumann/Sullivan Scholarships Tuition Assistance Mary McMichan Grants 550 Club Chances Golf Outing Class Gifts

$102,306 $ 97,500 $ 67,207 $ 63,800 $ 50,000 $ 45,985 $ 30,751 $ 30,000 $ 23,602 $ 6,215 $ 5,795

Total Annual Gifts


Thank you to everyone who has made a donation to the 2009/2010 Annual Fund Campaign. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Everyone listed in this annual report is remembered in daily prayer at Hallahan. Donations made for the 2010/2011 Annual Fund Campaign will be listed in the Annual Report that will be sent in November. Every effort was made to assure that all donations are listed. If you feel your name was not included but should have been, please call Marge West Kiefski ‘66 at 215-563-8930 ext. 250. Please remember that if your donation was made to the Alumnae Association, your name will not be listed in this Annual Report. Your donation will be included in the Silver Echo. Names listed with an asterick indicate Matching Gifts.

Gold Club ($2,500 - $4,999)

Elaine Maloney ‘57 Patricia Enright Thomas ‘68

Mary McMichan Club ( $1,000 - $2,499)

Virginia Barr ‘33 Helena Boyle Metzler ‘43 Ruth Wingel Doyle ‘48 Francine Hannon DeSantis ‘63 Geraldine Donahue Lochhead ‘65* Mary K. Kilpatrick, Friend

President’s Club ($500 - $999)

Mary Katherine Schubert Denny ‘36 Marie Crupi Profio ‘48 Helen Pierce Butler ‘50 Catherine Derrig McManus ‘53 Agnes Stratton Perkins ‘54 Patricia McGovern Kling ‘56 Footprints

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Theresa A. Mecleary ‘59 Bernadette Kerrigan Strange ‘72* Dana Giangreco ‘93

Principal’s Club ($250 - $499)

Mildred Sannutti Leonard ‘42 Rose Harbison Stipe ‘42 Victoria Adelizzi ‘43 Marie Fitzpatrick Rigney ‘45 Rose Pinto Trabocco ‘45 Elizabeth Stone McIntyre ‘46 Constance Carr Link ‘48 Elizabeth Conboy Dunne ‘50 Anne Connolly Zielinski ‘51 Constance Bonner Ditto ‘52 Roseann Baselice Myers ‘53 Mary Byrne Sherlock ‘53 Geraldine James Swindells ‘54 Joyce Ogborn McKeon ‘56 Marlene O’Donnell Krause ‘57 Helen Morrissey ‘57

Loretta English Lees ‘58 Loretta Padlo Baronowski ‘59* Rita Collins ‘59 Mary Egan Daly ‘60 Agnes Ammlung Harley '60* Kathryn Stanbach Donnelly ‘61 Frances Cichocki Zarzecki ‘61 Patricia Elero Sadler ‘64 Joan Loreng ‘66 Patricia Hannon McCormick ‘69 Anna Marie Golden ‘71 Anita Mastroieni ‘82 Joann Camm ‘87 Kathleen Wiant O’Connor ‘88

Blue & White Club ($100 - $249)

Dorothy Smith Hargadon '34 Dolores Bentzel Kleinfelder '38 Rita Palmieri DiRocco '39 Anna Marie Smith D'Orazio '39 Dorothy Kolbe Griffith '39 S. Mary T. Gruber '39 Marianna Fitzpatrick Roan '39 Eleanor Romagnole Verna '39 Margaret Mary Byrnes '40 Catherine Gauker '40 Catherine Kennedy Haugh '40 Anne Connors McCracken '40 Catherine Myers Axe '41 Marian MacGregor Jackson '42 Claire Rodgers McCarthy '42 Isabel McGovern Wilsbach '42 Margaret Parker Cancellarich '43 Ann Marie Digman '43 Margaretta McLaughlin Kelly '43 Gertrude Murphy '43 Mildred Denzler O'Boyle '43 Margaret Parker Cancellarich '43 Margaret Carroll O'Neill '43 Ann Marie Digman '43 Gloria Felice Russo '43 Margaretta McLaughlin Kelly '43 Dorothy Follman Savryk '43 Gertrude Murphy '43 Margaret Lennox Cassano '44 Joan Stephens Healy '44 Helen Cunnion Kane '44 Helen Wilkinson McLaughlin '44 Regina Hampson Smith '44 Annette Martini Borgia '45 Louise Colonnese '45 Chris O'Shea Hayes '45 Anna Becker Hillman '45 Grace Mangiaglia Marsini '45


Fay Trimborn McNulty '45 Marie Hunsicker Muller '45 Catherine Neilon Bruce '46 Carmella Rita Bruno '46 Claire Finley Connors '46 Marie Jordan Rush '46 Elizabeth Delargey Curley '47 Elizabeth Loughlin Garland '47 Grace McDonald McGinn '47 Helen Smith McNichols '47 Freda Brady Nittinger '47 Theresa Glennon Prescott '47 Anna Masciantonio Tulskie '47 Anonymous Joan Hesser Andux '48 Ethel Crowley Barrett '48 Margaret Keller Braunstein '48 Dorothy Gomez Gomes '48 Liberta D'Ambrosio Guarini '48 Carolyn Weiler Hochstuhl '48 Constance Gallagher Roddy '48 Constance Gallagher Sendlinger '48 Joanne Wagner Welch '48 Alfreda Baran Dolhansky '49 Bernice Eichhorn '49 Joan Maggioncalda Ernst '49 Elizabeth Kurth Falcone '49 Dolores Welsh Narducci '49 Ellen Hopkins Sulzbach '49 Frances Roselli Zagacki '49 Anna Mizii Chillemi '50 Barbara McCloskey Cowley '50 Margaret Gallen '50 Anna D'Antonio Giannone '50 Barbara Bishop Heun '50 Marion Johnson Isaroon '50 Kathryn Smith LoBiondo '50 Elizabeth Fox Malone '50 Barbara Linaugh Orr '50 Eleanor Bradley Rostien '50 Florence Nacchio Sciambi '50 Helen Metzing Toland '50 Gertrude Walsh Williams '50 Dolores Kurfuerst Adams '51 Maryann Anderson Glowacki '51 Eileen Tamulis Mackin '51 Catherine Brennan Oswald '51 Constance Ferris Pairent '51 Annette Giglio Pettineo '51 June Wagner Whinney '51 Joan Schramm Worthington '51 Rose Anna Staiger Coll '52 Anna Guinan Hipp '52 Rita Lavery Lederer '52


Rose Rowan Marinaro '52 Mary Kirby McKenna '52 Catherine O'Donnell Miller '52 Helen Elliott Penrose '52 Catherine Somers Reardon '52 Patricia Andris Walsh '52 Carol Capra Adams '53 Dolores Marchesani Benner '53 Joan Gallagher Bergiven '53 Anne Marie Mascarini DeLaurentis '53 Lisa Lupinacci Keane '53 Marie Burns Klaiber '53 Mary Jane Kozuba Lynch '53 Joan Carney McKenna '53 Patricia Munsell McMahon '53 Dorothy Mackin Romans '53 Patricia Caufield Slook '53 Marie Sabelli Tomasso '53 Dina Medori Wright '53 Patricia Cleere Brown '54 Jane Barr Concannon '54 Patricia Cornell Fischetti '54 Patricia Harford Hueber '54 Joan Miriam McVey '54 Shirley Chmura Pyle '54 Margaret Brown Squares '54 Celia Faraldo Tiernan '54 Dora Vardaro '54 Edith Mehaffey Wenzell '54 Bernice Beier Clancy '55 Mary Finn Corlies '55 Honora Cregan '55 Mary Vitali DeAngelis '55 Margaret Joyce '55 Patricia McCabe Kirlin '55 Rita Mae McElwee Lawler '55 Anastasia Brett Lawlor '55 Marianne Linsky '55 Barbara Boland McCardle '55 Dr. Rosalie Ghilardi Mirenda '55 Arlene Rita Morsa '55 Barbara Swider '55 Georgina Pinto Terrizzi '55

Class Gifts Class of 1949 - $3,785.00 Class of 1954 - $1,000.00 Class of 1960 - $2,090.00 (Golden Girls) Class of 1979 - $ 910.00

Roberta Sireci Brancato '56 Judith Iacovone Calabrese '56 Catherine Schofield Carlin '56 Margaret Baird Craig '56 Anne Marie Corcoran Gallagher '56 Florence Fetterolf Hall '56 Antoinette Falcone Kaufman '56 Teresa Rice Maloney '56 Patricia Mulhall '56 Mary Herron Prinzo '56 Elizabeth Schaeneman Schmeltzer '56 Mary DiGrazio Smith '56 Mary McLaughlin Van Etten '56 Elizabeth Tyler Allen '57 Dolores Barbieri '57 Sr. Suzanne Bellenoit SSJ '57 Philomena Mancuso Bertolino '57 Frances Zalewski Dever '57 Elizabeth Erdwein Effinger '57 Dolores Wickersham Gibson '57 Regina Iorio Herman '57 Frances De Maio Kelly '57 Elizabeth Nottage Knox '57 Cecilia Winoski Miller '57 Ann DiBiase Mooney '57 Lucille Andruskevich Sanders '57 Dolores Egan Sladek '57 Helen Delaney Fowler '58 Joan Kasper Goodwin '58 Bernice Soban Hoffman '58 Jeanette Narcisi Lacovara '58 Barbara Lonsdale Macauley '58 Margaret McEntee '58 Patricia Benson Reis '58 Margaret Walsh Smith '58* Arlene Korytowski Urbanski '58 Rose Pastore Wright '58 Carol Harvey Alpigini '59 Grace Flood Conner-Cohill '59 Mary Jowell Conrad '59* Rita Zitter Fitzpatrick '59 Joanne Lynch Flanigan '59 Alice Herron Gallagher '59 Sara Gaffney Gorschboth '59 Dolores Crowther Lagreca '59 Maureen Daniels Lamont '59 Alfreda Wiercinski Novak '59 Eleanor Plonski Slanga '59 Patricia Farrell Erwin '60 Barbara Johnson Hood '60 Joyce Hanlon Streibig '60 Carol Ann Dolan Beahan '61 Joan Klemmer Behm '61


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Agnes Bischoff Burns '61 Mary Anne Savidge Harris '61 Joan Strenger Kateiva '61 Joan Eleanor Ott '61 Christine Cappiella Shannon '61 Elizabeth Volack Wdzieczkowski '61 Melanie Holmstock Zeller '61 G. Kathryn Yarbough Anderson '62 Diane DeCoursey '62 Helen Kochersperger Hinkle '62 Mary Jane Lyons McMullin '62 Theresa Korytowski Rosenberg '62 Zane Robinson Wolf '62 Patricia Molter Gerber '63 Patricia Gillard Heisse '63 Mary Canning Hillock '63 Clare Marie Karabasz '63 Ann Cummings Kerns '63 Geraldine Julia Swift '63 Patricia Walsh Wargocki '63 Ruth Kelly Durnin '64 Theresa Ann Hanna '64 Teresa Cassidy Herycyk '64 Helene Mudry Farrell '65 Frances Tolan Fries '65 Adrienne Averett McKinney '65 Anne Marie McLaughlin Pettit '65 Anita Amelia Tymes '65 Margaret Kober Weinsier '65 Margaret West Kiefski '66 Catherine Hemphill Kohler '66 Mary Kenny Lee '66 Theresa Rossiter '66 Barbara Nast Conroy '67 Susan Convery Fromhold '67 Rita McCloskey Miziorko '67 Rosemary Zerr Ryan '67 Patricia Alexander Saunders '67 Maureen Milligan Seltner '67 Kathleen Dever Clements '68 Elizabeth Wade Nendza '68 Susan Eastburn '69 Joanne Rybczynski Friel '69 Kathleen Szklanka Stackhouse '69 Jacqueline Gallagher Timer '69 Eileen M McCafferty DiFranco ’70 Helen Kaminski Ovecka ‘70 Rosemarie Murphy Asamura '71 Joanne Suters Bochanski '71 Lorna Jane Kuczynski Braunsar '71


June 2011

Edith Schiaffo Conboy '71 Irene Betlejewski Beach '72 Kathleen Slater Caulfield '72 Sharon Galiczynski Charlton '72 Zenda DeShields '72 Mary Lee Previni '72 Virginia Muller Roberts '72 Bernadette Kerrigan Strange '72 Anne Marie Kozul Boyle '73 Margaret Fisher DiGiovanni '73 Suzanne McLaughlin White '73 Deborah Rajkowski Baldwin '74 Patricia Rocks Babiarz* Maryanne Kamnski O'Rourke '74 Helene Connelly Breslin '75 Kathleen Connor Krier '75 Claire Scally Zakrzewski '75 Catherine Flynn Cody '76 Mary Dolan McConnell '76 Denise Opiela '76 Jacqueline Sullivan '76 Donna Toliver '76 Elizabeth Konowal Coyle '77* Marianne Verbrugghe Wittman '77 Gloria Crespo '78 Rose Duffield Garzone '78* Judith Palkon-Millar '78 Frances Kozul D'Orazio '79 Kathleen Melady '79 Nina Millhouse Dutill '80 Ann Marie Ferki '80 Ann Gannon Keane '81* Catherine Price '81* Margaret Simoncini Pasquay '82 Ana Mai Wong Trainor '82 Lisa Salmela Breslin '83* Rosemarie DelMonte McKay '83 Christina Sharkey Sackett '86 Pamela Zakrzewski LoBiondo ‘88* Maureen Rykowski McCarthy '89 Dana Giangreco '93* Mary Grace Gorman '93 Nicole Rapone McGrath '94 Keesha Lewis '01 Maureen Reed '01

Graduate’s Club

($1.00 for each year since graduation) Marie Tommins Postel '36 Rita Beatty '38 Julia Michel '38 Anne Curran Kracyla '39 Marie Fleming Leimkuhler '39

Gloria Hartman '40 Agnes Georger Peterson '40 Marie McGarry Wise '41 Jane Gormley Dowling '43 Patricia McKeaney Kelly '43 Elizabeth McGowan McGovern '43 Margaret Green Igoe '44 Teresa Cifuni Petruzzelli '44 Alice Lyman Lieb '45 Agnes McGerty '45 Renee Sayres McGurk '46 Teresa Devine '47 Rose Quinn Benner '48 Eileen Higgins Bourque '48 Madeleine Spause Donnelly '48 Dorothy Fair Dunn '48 Joan Meyers Fagan '48 Mary Reil Manley '48 Valerie Leary Mikula '48 Evelyn Marsico Cannuli '49 Antoinette Molino Diorisio '49 Joan Carrol Landis '49 Dorothy Finn Urbansky '49 Bess Barbagiovanni Zirilli '49 Philomena DeGeorge Batschelet '50 Margaret Cox Dunn '50 Rose Marie Sorgentoni Gentile '50 Theresa Winters McNamara '50 Dorothy Moore Rooney '50 Mary Nigro Smith '50 Theresa Markowska Still '50 Irene Siergiej Taylor '50 Dolores Edwards Walsh '50 Theresa Gordon Yhost '50 Barbara Bischoff Kenney '51 Isabelle Cavanaugh Peszka '51 Agnes Allen Tenaglia '51 Joan Garrity Bunting '52 Anne Cervino '52 Anita Foody '52 Doris Eckerle Gallagher '52 Rosemarie McCarron Gault '52 Mary Byrne Kernaghan '52 Kathleen Cosgrove McGuigan '52 Isabel Short '52 Marie Boffa Carnabuci '53 Patricia D'Ippolito Nasuti '53 Eileen McIntyre Bobbitt '54 Mary Barbera DeMarco '54 Constance Meehan Halpin '54 Elaine Juliano Kelly '54 Theresa Mariani Porcellini '54 Kathleen McGee Skrocki '54


Estates Genevieve E. Snyder ‘25 Anna C. Madden ‘27 Joseph Fred Ihle Mary Gaffigan Devinney ‘39 Thomas J. McCormac

(Husband of Helen Fee McCormac ‘37)

Margaret Brown Squares '54 Joan Hubbard Zarzycki '54 Rosemarie Chiles Bines '55 Margaret Mirra Holback '55 Patricia Owens Rock '55 Loretta Olbrat Samarco '55 Estelle Schroth Towell '55 Patricia Clements Veasey '55 Rita Vento Arrigale '56 Mary Walsh Gillard '56 Carol Kaufmann Melfe '56 Elizabeth Schaeneman Schmeltzer '56 Mary Mehan Sommers '56 Anna Narciso Wal '56 Patricia McNamee Wotypka '56 Marietta Chiovero Crimi '57 Felicia Capinas Duffy '57 Wanda McFadden Kramer-Agre '57 Margaret McFarland Leyden '57 Veronica Husson O'Reilly '57 Frances De More Scarpato '57 Christina Garvey '58 Nina Sophia Klymowska '58 Ethel Campbell Moy '58 Elizabeth Russell Stahl '58 Margaret Shields Bradley '59 Fran Convill '59 Patricia Bayne Crowley '59 Elyse Focht '59 Christine Hayes Drea '60 Eleanor Greco Kirbyson '60 Lois Curti Kittredge '60 Mary Quigley McCarthy '60 Elizabeth Reilly McKillip '60 Martha Burczewski Portland '60 Jeannette Lopez Wynkoop '60 Laura Ann Berlangieri James '61 Joan Markey Bowie '62 Eileen Brown Gross '62 Kathleen McGovern Littel '62 Kathleen Walsh '62 Eileen Burns '63 Patricia Flynn Dalton '63


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Nora Little '63 Kathleen Dunne McCoy '63 Mary Tighe Moore '63 Ruth Kelly Durnin '64 Teresa Cassidy Herycyk '64 Lucille Burns Traynor '64 Dolores McAvey Walsh '64 Winona Wise '64 Brenda Boelter Brisbane '65 Judith Nace Eirich '65 Willa Jamison Hale '67 Margaret Gannon Senico '67 Theresa Colson '68 Christine Sekula Giordano '68 Patricia Kelly '68 Mary Louise Schoppe Metzger '68 Maryellen Hipple Bowman '69 Mary Gilpin Colleluori '69 Paula DiGiacomo-Fan '69 Margaret Dolchan '69 Evelyn Jamison ‘70 Diane Nitka Swiggard ‘70* Patricia A. Cole Tymchy ‘70 Rosemary Casale Beaver '71 Susan Bucalo Houser '71 Christine Fritz Schwartz '71 Rosemary Cole Wlodarczyk '71 Jenny Dolchan '72 Linda Sekula Filipone '72 Enid Irizarry '72 Margaret Pacella '72 Dorothy Bechter '73 Virginia Farabelli '73 Suzanne Dunst Groves '73 Joanne Keenan Hart '73 Nancy Trippel Pfund '73 Nancy Stewart Smith '73 Susan Tierney Ryan '74 Eileen Golden Trost '74 Debra Danielenko Dombrowski '75 Janet Lojewska Hartwich '75 Angela Stranieri Hence '75 Colleen Ayers Henik '75 Loretta Canevari Higgins '75 Jeannemarie Volgraf Kershaw '75

Louise Corcoran McShane '75 Kathleen Bass Rafter '75 DebraJohann Lapera Wynne '75 Kathleen Frazer Downey '76 Cheryl Haeberlein '76 Catherine Martin ‘76 Mary Dolan McConnell '76 Rose Kershaw Cnudde '77 Helene Sinclair Lavin '77 Eileen Higgins Bourque '48 Karen Capella Houck '78 Judith Haefner Ludovico '78 Judith Sinni Palumbo '78 Michele Egrich '79 Jeanne Jacobs Gaffney '79 Delores Waters '80 Brenda Westerfer Blackmore '81 Gwen Shank Evans '81 Lisa Roney Haas '82 Katrina Strothers Marino '82 Dawn Krenski Bautista '84 Ann Sokorai '84 JoAnne McGahan '85 Agnes Giampietro Cavalcante '86 Kristina King '89 Mary Beth Oates '89 Tracy Conlan, '90 Diane Majewski Fullerton '92 Kendra Myers Hogan '93 Angela Duncan Bandoch '94 Patrice M. Malkowski '94 Andrea McCullough Hlobik '95 Melissa Hiltwine '98 Camille Pierre '98 Mary Frances Deviney '99 Bridget Maxwell '00 Angelique Sanchez '00 Erin Verdone '00 Sarahjane Hurst '01 Jessica Meyers '04 Claire Nendza '04 Michelle DiCicco '05 Eucharia Onu '05 Briyana Sizer '05 Michelle Yee '06 Kayla Tygh '08 Mariguel Gonzalez '09

Angels of Hallahan ($1-$99)

CLASS OF 1930 Margaret Carlin Conahan Cathryn Hildebrand Williams CLASS OF 1932


June 2011

Agnes Lavelle Cullen Catherine Fisher Hughes Julia Salasovic Matekovic CLASS OF 1933 Margaret Gaffigan Boyle Class of 1934 Helen Huegle Conway Lauretta McLaughlin Kolb Elisabeth Lineman Wilson CLASS OF 1935 Alice Fearn Hayes Y. Lonnie Finizio Mattia CLASS OF 1936 Frances Bixel Belzer Sr. Eleanor Francis Filist OSF Theresa Fischer Halvey Catherine McCool LeBlanc Helen Morio Stewart CLASS OF 1937 Sr. Catherine Ellen Kearney OSF Mary Fisher McMahon Lucy Sasso Migliaccio Elizabeth Becker Wurster CLASS OF 1938 Loretta Riff Bornak Alice Gillespie Briggs Sr. M Agnes Loretta Ford RSM Margaret Carroll Garvey Sr. Aimee Marie Hartley RSM Rosalie Flynn Higgins Mary Theresa Kelly Leonard Grace Dreher Pounder Frances Skavicus Tolan Marie Fox Tye CLASS OF 1939 Sr. Rosa Carmichael OSF Mary Cruice Costello Florence Wassmer Doebley Norma D'Alessandro Grassi Marie Conway Hegarty Marie Fleming Leimkuhler Josephine Tumasz Magdziak Winifred Hammond Maguire Sr. Maria Espiritu McCall SBS Florence Moore Newell Catherine Hesser Oswald Marie Schibo Parson Sr. Theresa Pasquarello DHM


June 2011

Mary Higgins Runzer Marie Farrell Schneider CLASS OF 1940 Sr. Patricia Corkery, RSM Doris Becker Cotter Marie McCauley Cush Frances Ward Farrell Bernadine Strain Jones Catherine Copeland QuinnHarrington Anne Heether Smith Anna Ross Walsh CLASS OF 1941 Adelina Guerra Arroyo Margaret O'Shaughnessy Donahue Rita Cardona Green Elsie Low Hirsekorn Elizabeth Hennessy Hughes Margaret Donnelly Lyman Mary Gordon Lynn Elizabeth Oates Clare Long Reily Marie Noll Reynolds Clare Welsh Robinson Catherine Brinkman Smith Anna McWilliams Smith Marie Dorsch Stauffer Betty Byrns Wilkinson CLASS OF 1942 Dorothy Amoroso Buchianico Sr. Mary Teresa Carmichael OSF Constance Zwigaitis Cekaitis Helen Koerner Corrigan Philomena Ricchini D'Orazio Catherine McLaughlin Durkin Barbara Lopko Johnson Marie Lombardo Lawson Loretta Westervelt Livingston Elizabeth McGrody Teresa Dougherty Montufar Kathryn Moser Magdalena Munjat Nemes Helen Mullane Nescio Mary Poiesz Margaret Brennan Purcell Catherine O'Leary Thompson Jeanne Callaghan Wisniewski CLASS OF 1943 Sr. Corda Marie Bergbauer OSF Hannah Lombardo Colombo Elizabeth Hastings DeWaele

Sarae Doyle DiPentino Isabelle Fleming Drennen Josephine DiLemmo Edwards Theresa Falcone Eleanor Faure Rita Scola Fortino Grace Fletcher Frank Veronica Fullerton Johnston Claire Gantert Jonas Kathleen Harrigan Lamb Margaret McFadden Lee Frances Wallen Lindsay Margaret Getz Malloy Frances McLaughlin Virginia Everly Owens Rosemary McCloskey Ries Sr. Mary Manetto Ruocchio OSF Mary Schiavo Salotto Hannah Janssen Suloff Margaret Moran Velykis Mary McKee White CLASS OF 1944 Doris Hill Cahill Gertrude Prendergast Gurt Frances Horkowitz Marie Lavalla Iannetta Marie Widenbauer Johnson Theresa McKenna Malloy Antoinette Pappa Max Catherine Walton McBeth Catherine O'Neill McKee Cecilia Lippincott McPeak Anna Kivitz Niles Irene Mora Scherle Margaret Kuhn Schneider Dorothy Haegele Schneiderreit Kazmiere Jarzabek Welsh CLASS OF 1945 Theresa (Elsie) Hoffman Adams Jeanne Barry Anne Voldish Berkley Regina Bergbauer Black Ann Sweeney Boyle Regina Braccili Gloria Santomarco Clarke Catherine Donovan Coyle Sr. Immaculata Di Blasi Eleanor Duffy Diddlebock Rita Fesi Fanelli Rose Giordano Anna Cawley Herman Phyllis DeSantis Hulsey Mary Murphy Kinee Regina Marsico Luchi


Catherine Barrett Magee Mary Henry Mattioli Alma Merenda Gertrude Murphy Nawrocki Sr. Ida Nicklas Rita Tursi Rubeo Winifred Sweeney Tierney Irma Szekely Trobich CLASS OF 1946 Margaretta O'Donnell Bodnar Mary Teresa Quinn Brindisi Ann Frierson Coneys Margaret Callahan Dorsey Rose Maggitti Ferrara Anna Theresa Iacona Claire Koerner Ingram Dolores Connor Lanigan Elizabeth Carver Mahoney Margaret McKenna Murphy Mary Ousey Mary Luscie Saitta Sarah McGrath Shalitta Mary McFadden Taggert Lois Crosson Wagner CLASS OF 1947 Esther McElroy Bauder Dolores McManus Bonner Anna Marie Hamill Brennan Regina Toffard Brennan Ruth Maggioncalda Bruno Helen Mateciunas Bundonis Nora Irene Campbell Buzzard Margaret Casey Angelina Mirra Cerino Eileen Donnelly Christmann Mary Malloy Deeney Martha Bird Eastburn Catherine Fry Theresa Delzingaro Gallagher Joan Thompson Houlihan Patricia Jane Johnston Jean Petro Kozak Josephine McHale Madden Marie Porreca Massimiano Catherine Stewart Murphy Louise Ardizzi Pennese Biruta Bundonis Robinson Mary Anne Havens Schneider Elizabeth McNichol Schuck Mary Ann Zinnie Skerda Alma McGruddy Solis Catherine Clancy Thompson Dolores Baum Vitt


Noreen Lydon Wimmell Cecilia Moy Hing Yep CLASS OF 1948 Mary Lane Albertson M. Gerry Glancey Bellomo Concetta Cocciardi Brignola Helen Grimes Byrne Mary Byrnes Sr. Anita Cattafesta OSF Geraldine O'Connor Coyle Helene Gillespie Damato Catherine Halbherr Davis Sr. Helene Mary Degres IHM Gloria DiLullo Dolores McGlone Dugan Carmela Falcone Frances Rovnan Gallagher Caroline Cornman Hack Dolores Rotkiewicz Hall Ruth Smith Harvey Anna Jones Gloria Maeso Laino Frances Roff Landgraf Joan Hanlon Lavery Louise Leslie Leahy Mary Parker Manley Dolores Tomlinson Mann Dolores Kolton Marzo Idamae Stephenson Massey Catherine Kutschera McGlinn Margaret Derago McHenry Dorothy Lunn McNally Virginia Karlovich Morrison Mary Pilla O'Mara Rachela Mascioli Pilla Winifred Higgins Pinkl Suzanne O'Donnell Saunders Regina Okulski Schuyler Anna Kelly Senske Agnes Devlin Thompson Marion Walsh Town Josephine Marcellina Vardakas CLASS OF 1949 Clare O'Grady Balzereit Anne Carey Cassidy Dolores D'Orazio Cericola Claire Collins Collier Susan McBride Edwards Katherine Lehane Farrell Mary Barrett Foedisch Rita Mahoney Garry Marie Philipps Griffin Catherine Moylan Griffith

Eleanor Krueger Guerra Bridget Dambra Guinane Theresa Juliani Juliano Concetta Giraldi Marchesa Jeane Rossberg McGinn Catharine Knapp McNally Elizabeth Jennings McVaugh Rose O'Reilly Miller Irene Strasser Piecyk Jeanne Flanagan Ryan Janet Sullivan Sabato Catherine Frein Schmidt Jean Ferrante Spadaro Anne Michini Stanley Marguerite Rutledge Thivierge Mary Ruan Thomer Dorothy Finn Urbansky Mary Zappasodi Waselus CLASS OF 1950 Catherine Weinhardt Alven Dolores Verdi Alvini Philomena DeGeorge Batschelet Elizabeth O'Brien Bennett Helen MacGregor Cahill Anna Gargano Calderaio Nettie F. Carbonaro Mary Muraglia Carnall Grace Slavin Casey Anna Crann Ciminera Joan Perry Clark Theresa Rafferty Collins Dorothy Fox Correll Jeanne Loehr Coughlin Helen Tobin Courtney Marie Gillard Coyle Antoinette Caggese Dalessandro Josephine Davey Sr. Patricia Devlin SHCJ Mary Alice Hahn Dominick Jean Gaynor Ebinger Margaret Hagerty Farrell Kathleen Marasco Gillard Anna Leone Green Sr. Mary Groves OP Francesca Benussi Heil Frances Costanzo Hughes C. Joan Feola Kilpatrick Janet Gallagher Kipp Mary Kleinschmidt Theresa Horan Malloy Margaret McKenna McDonald Claire McPartland Moore Mary Louise Coane Moran Maryellen Medrow Moran


June 2011

Eleanor McGrody Myers Frances Lai Nagel Frances Byrne O'Neill Margaret Mary Robinson Anne Milligan Schwartz Joan Yannul Shimkus Elizabeth McGinty Smith Winifred Bischoff Sontag Irene Sulik Mary Ellen McIlhenny Tierney Marie Marks Tumasz Marie Price Urbanski Anne McBride White CLASS OF 1951 Marian Rossi Alfano Alma Lowitz Ammann Carole Bubeck Boyle Marie Quinn Boyle Margaret Foley Brown Margaret Mullin Conway Anna Cooney Mary Corr Joanne Bieniek Damasco Claire Kolmann Danhardt Sr. Mary Agnes Donnelly RSM Grace Belperio Forster Martha Rigone Gallagher Barbara Gagliardi Grillo Patricia Hinphey Keller Josephine Shirley Leist Marion Kochs Malloy Barbara Franzen McCarthy Dorothy Fedor McCollum Grace Dever Miller Frances Friedberger Moyer Geraldine Rossi Nagy Joan Kelly O'Brien Winifred Bubeck Quinn Anna George Russo Angelina Ambrosine Saggiomo Margaret Kemme Santangelo Elizabeth Kelly Schueller Lena Semola Sr. Marcus Streibig OSF Elizabeth Staats Subers Carmela DeBellis Swipes Eleanor Groves Thompson Antoinette Mellina Trofe Catherine Gallagher Armstrong Therese O'Donnell Burger Regina Kirlin Campbell Anne Marie Hilferty Connelly Elizabeth Campbell Cras Sr. Patricia Doherty SSJ


June 2011

Dolores Fidalei Edelman Catherine Adolor Ellis Regina Fabry Dorothy Hill Gelson Jennie Kozlowska Green Dorothy Myrick Guidry Patricia Hare Hee Margaret Sullivan Heineman Grace Dougherty Holsworth Helen Morris Kleschick Sarah Dougherty Leahan Alice Danish Lentine Kathleen Farrell Long Anne McGonigle Murphy Elizabeth Sullivan O'Brien Winifred Callahan O'Connor Anna Marie O'Keefe Joan Dee Pacheco Helen Elliott Penrose Helen Cleere Pilecki Sr. Rosemary Ritchie SHCJ Margaret McGough Shaw Johann Schiavo Spadafora Viola Wambold Speer Elizabeth Grubb Stahl Mary Ormsby Super Jean Massa Thomas Emily Lynn Vahey CLASS OF 1953 Roseann Caronia Ahern Rose DiFabrizio Arnao Nina Pantaleo Bartolomeo Mary Theresa Bell Rita DeFusco Bitner Anne Scanlon Byrne Margaret Kotz Conese Mary Bonner Craig Margaret Baker Davis Catherine Reilly D'Imperio Elaine Sullivan Felix Jean DeArchangelo Fulginiti Mary Ann Kelly Gardner Patricia O'Mara Griffin Margaret Friel Haas Rose Anita Mariani Margaret Sontag McCann Madeline Allen McGrory Anna Alsankas Morkunas Shirley Watts Neri Mary Okulska Quinn Marlene Mary Greer Rosmos Sr. Marian Perpetua Skala RSM Constance Kopaczewski Swartz Dolores Minio Ziccardi

CLASS OF 1954 Mary Jones Barlick May McGarrigle Boland Marie O'Donnell Bracht Mary Ann Barcius Burch Dolores Adams Burke Mary Jane Vetter Capella Ann Coll Marlayne Surline Cona Kathleen Toffard Cooper Margaret Wood Donohue Theresa Janik Doroba Nancy Bender Finley Margaret Stinson Foley Marie Williams Gebhardt Mary Moran Hegarty Joan Higgins Hogan Regina McCloskey Hueber Mary Murtha Kennedy Sr. Mary Peter Kerner OSF Marie Kelley Kinsinger Maureen Holt Koestler R.N. Margaret Toal LaCorte Regina Schickling Layton Jean Grike Logothetis Patricia Hahn McAnulty Eileen Foxhill McGlone Sr. Marie Michael McGuire RSM Sr. Anita Cecilia Mellon SSJ Margaret Januszewski Miller Louise Mizii Parente Eileen Toland Pollick Doris Flood Rapone Regina Fair Robinson Frances Kwasizur Sanchez M. Carmela Sandusky, RSM Mary Ann Coleman Scarpello Anna Orsino Shott Susan DeMasi Slevenski Alice Meech Sonzogni Helen Hartranft Sullivan Jane Putnick Trimber Patricia McWilliams Wade Joan Chinchuk Zielinski CLASS OF 1955 Rita Tarquinio Calabrese Margaret Little Carsello Rita Dorizio Cirella Anna Marie Baldini Cram Loretta Cianfrogna Donnelly Lucy Baldassarre Dunbar Dolores Calabrese Flynn Patricia McGuinn Grant


550 Club Winners - 2009-2010 School Year July 2009 - Sr. Francis Christi, OSF, Business Teacher August 2009 - Rosemary Carney September 2009- Anne Marie Lutz October 2009 - Eileen Kerr Stolzer ‘66 November 2009 - Regina Okulski Schuyler ‘48 December 2009 - Pat Biello, Gym and Health Teacher January 2010 - Kathleen Melendez ‘70 February 2010 - Joanne Lynch Flannigan ‘59 March 2010 - Joan Houston Choriw ‘73 April 2010 - Jean Gallagher Weaver ‘48 May 2010 - Margaret Lawlor Kelly ‘60 June 2010 - Joseph A. Pettineo (husband of Annette Giglio Pettineo ‘51) Eleanor Malinowski Harkins Janet Hough Jones Kathleen Dowling Kelly Sr. Anne Kelly IHM Mary McGarrigle Keyser Ann McTeague Lawson Irene Collins Masino Catherine McCullough Miraflor Rosemary Certo Montagno Regina Elliott Moroski Elizabeth Perri O'Connell Anna Perry Polisi Alice Kenney Reed Sally Cosgrove Rowan Loretta Olbrat Samarco Charlotte Lannon Schippnick Mary McCotter Schmidt Barbara Russell Spadaccini Joan Staley Tepper Elizabeth McMichael Tierno Frances Taormina Tomasura Anne Marie McKenna Touey Marie Mulgrew Trainor Marie Menna Trivelli Mary Slanga Waldeck Kathleen McDonald Whitehead Margaret O'Gara Zeltner Maria Musumeci Zinni CLASS OF 1956 Patricia O'Connor Bierman Winifred Ferry Callahan Mary Cellini Cepparulo Margaret Blaney Clark Mary Zinney Cornwall Dorothy Moffa Dinan Barbara Frame Donnelly


Margaret Brinkman Eichenhofer Elizabeth Burke Faulkner Dolores Evans Felice Beatrice DeNardo Ferullo Rita Musso Garczynski Jennie DiDomenico Giangulio Mary Kearney Gibbons Rose Marie Toner Goodyear Bridget Tahaney Gurliaccio Florence Fetterolf Hall M Rose Lydon Hartey Mary Cooney Kelly Marie Marino Marucci Pauline Ward McCallum Angela Zingarelli Migliaccio Dolores Noon Mulcahy Marjorie Murray Santina Cucinotta Panto Mary Crist Rotz Anna Mae Tarpey Smith Sr. Amy Summers IHM Anna Marie McCormick Toritto Jane Marie Dunican Tumelty Anne Cunningham Wellein CLASS OF 1957 Maria Sacco Berry Antoinette Conte Betz Angela Costella Brocco Angelina Iannucci Crescenzo Dolores Oscilowski Czaplicki Bernadette Van Ommeren DiMenna Margaret Dadario Dittmar Rita Alleborn Eckardt Beatrice Startare Ellis Lena Volpe Fisichella

Florence Smedile Fragala Elizabeth Fair Gentile Rita Mae Gialloreto Iaia Theresa Ball Kozak Anne Marie Calabro LaGrossa Joanna Majewski Stella Ryzinski Mallon Marion Mazzotta Mary Jane Hupka Muldoon Rita Cori O'Malley Jacqueline Tordella Pirolli Frances De More Scarpato Mary Marlene Avellino Sheppard V. Irene Dunn Siano CLASS OF 1958 Rita Catrini Autieri Sr. Francis Christi Beck SSJ Patricia Bieniek Bowie Kathryn McAnany Conlow Mary Dixon Crockett Joan Walters Crothamel Frances Vivino Cusanek Gertrude McMonagle Dougherty Judith Steele Dougherty Catherine Lubatty Evans Irene Albertson Fogel Elizabeth Curran Gaasche Barbara Feret Kafel Joyce Moreland Krebs Suzanne Lawlor Joanne Renninger McColgan Monica Feeney McCourt Helen Milburn Joan Dawson Norris Anita Strauss Novalski Nancy Hopkins Ostapchuk Veronica D'Amario Pasceri Joanne Testa Price Joanne McGowan Roche Estelle Kelly Schmutte Jacquelyn Hanson Sheehan Elizabeth Miller Sienko Sr. Joanne Slanga, O.S.F. CLASS OF 1959 Charlotte Dormer Acerenza Patricia Murray Bogle Mary Pomrink Borkowski Elizabeth Filling Brady Dolores Alek Brennan Patricia Krystopa Broderick Theresa Letterie Carfagno Pearl Krencicka Carr Ernestine Frisby Chavous


June 2011

Marion Frankunas Cicala Elaine Viscusi Ciesielka Mary Bradley Clements Maureen McGlinchey Fitzgerald Dolores Guardiani Fleisch Irene Daily Flemming Ruth Duffy Floirendo Barbara Lindenhofen Gallen Frances Hanlon Hagstotz Mary Ann Gorman Hatton Helen Moss Hillanbrand Anna Martin Landis Catherine McCloskey Leans Elizabeth Ann Nealis Levocz Angela Agnes Ludovici Nora Kulchycky Mason Lorraine O'Donnell Moore Marianne Tepper Mulholland Joanne Paul Mussio E. Bettye Tiedeken Schoffler Bernadette Gore Slowik Joan Catherine Smith Joan Sontag Barbara Horvath Walker Rita Walker Joan Huetger Walls Barbara Cullmann Wutzer CLASS OF 1960 Barbara Matekovic Brown Rosemary McArdle Czaplicki Patricia Haer Joan Sommers Hilton MaryLou Ostertag Klein Madeline Marcolongo Koscinski Dorothy Tarpey Lennox Mary Ann Morris Eleanor Watson Nicastro Patricia Henry Reilly Helen Schafer Mary Newmiller Smalley Carol Ann Axenroth Smith Joyce Hanlon Streibig Anna Cornia Wabs Lorraine Zaccagni CLASS OF 1961 Anna Sadowski Bailey Kathleen Surba Dirsh Ruth Ann Curran Gill Eileen Bradley Henry Catherine Christy James Anonymous Marie Scott McMurtrie Theresa Juliana Miller


June 2011

Margaret Knobbs Mudrick Carol Cullmann Naehr Loretta Imperatore Rapone Dorothy Scott Judith Siler Whiten Mary Jane Foley Wojeck Marion DeStefano Zingle CLASS OF 1962 Mary Mower Brignola Joyce Sommerseth Curran Margaret Doyle Curry Marion Gaffney Diel Eleanor Schroth Ferrie Patricia Flaherty Mary Green Hanson Eileen Murray Hartman Jane Nace Hopkinson Rose Gross Miller Anne Williams Montella Jeraldine Cairnes Soda Martha Walsh CLASS OF 1963 Georgeanna Muller Baranyai Patricia McKeown Brogan Joanne Stockmal Durkin Rosemary Jacks Hanlon Nora Little Lorraine Hutchinson Rensman Sarah Zorio Schock Eileen Cunniff Zornick CLASS OF 1964 Rosemarie Cawley Cole Judith Foster Cute Ruth Kelly Durnin Kathleen Hack

Patricia Farrell Harris S.F.O. Mary Ann Ranieri Henderson Regina McGowan Kuehn Maureen Cherry Majewski Rosemary Kelly McCafferty Agnes Brown McLaughlin Joan Riviello Reilly Irene Katzianer Schneider Winona Wise CLASS OF 1965 Geraldine Brown Delprato Joan Budzitowski Eichhorn Linda Gondek Helverson Geraldine Hess Paula Jennings Kane Cathleen Kalamas Loris Margaret McNamara McIlhenney Regina Branegan Napoli Judith Schoppe Potts Kathleen McCormick Szczur Agnes Watn Wood CLASS OF 1966 Clare McGorry Ariano Dorothy Golden Burton Mary Dunbar Galdo Barbara Huseman Grochowski Dorothy Drozdowski Hilty Maureen Gaffney Johnstone Carolyn Kwasniak Kaminski Margaret West Kiefski Julia Kelleher Mayor Patricia Ann McGee Patricia Ann Maguire Monaghan Rita Klancic Murray Patricia McNelis Palmer Rose Bianco Prendergast

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Patricia Jones Smith Lois Ann Davino Smith Gale Robinson Smith Deborah Wilson Storr Joan Povilaitis Suders Joanne Tolan Tansey CLASS OF 1967 Patricia Hutton Cataldi Elizabeth Bonner Cunningham Barbara Glanzmann Hurd Jane Bernhardt Joyce Catherine Leap Linso Maria Cikalo Mackey Susan Davis Schmidt Jean Van Osten Washart Denise Landis Wettstein CLASS OF 1968 Deborah Gramlich Cunningham Jo Anne Skierski Daley Susan Oslewanski DeFelice Helen Koneski Duncan Stephanie Slawinski Erdman Anne Houston Fee Eileen Flanagan Laura Kusniesz Gaynita Howell Painten Katherine Makowski Stockman Denise Toliver Angela Baj West Class of 1969 Sr. Teresa Ballisty IHM Rachael Lanzetta Colaizzo Patricia Foley Czop Julia Fornal Diaz Eugenia Konzerowsky Elaine Brown Kradzinski Anne Kozankywycz Lerro Marjorie Zito McGee Nancy Goodman Moule Barbara Nesmith Bernice Pruski Victoria Ziembicki CLASS OF 1970 Michele Keavney Corkery Theresa Mulcahy Hepp Alice Kaiser Anne Marie Hylan Kimes Linda McHale Kuklinski Patricia Milligan Livewell Marie Blesy McCullough Donna Giorno Pirollo


Patricia A. Toner Margaret Ebner Wright CLASS OF 1971 Barbara Basile Patricia Anne Farren Carr Janice Floyd Rosemary Parkinson * Johanna Flaton Schmitt Marian Gerulsky Stewart Santa Straface Elizabeth Copestick Strittmatter CLASS OF 1972 Joanne Ferretti Birchill Lynne Lee Dowds Frances McCloskey Dunphy Diane LaCorte McLaughlin Paula McKenna Myers Gwendolyn Perry Deborah Kobalski Skladzien Dawn Bamford Valeo CLASS OF 1973 Jean Cadden Brown Nancy Elliott Dankiw Geraldine Dever Deborah Galiczynski Frances Staniszewski Herr Annmarie Krupicka Mahoney Kathleen Taylor Nolan Veronica O'Connor Nancy Stewart Smith Diane Zinar Wright CLASS OF 1974 Mary Anne Barr Dolores Dunn Bartolanzo Marianne Smith Blauser Karen Myers Haag Arlene DeAntoniis Lepore Teresa Leonard Logue Kathleen Dolan O'Brien Mary Ellen Richardson Jeanette Lugrine Scally Lucille Lucidi Tancredi * Patricia Dydo Wisniewski CLASS OF 1975 Kathryn LoBiondo Lally Denise Kozlowski Matthews Elaine Hernandez McMaster Patricia Huelskamp Mosser Denise Ryan Murphy

Donna Crescenzo Ryan Mary Kay Schwemmer Patricia Rolkowski Steskal Theresa Marcelis Wilson CLASS OF 1976 Ann Dugan DelCarlino Maureen Moran Howard* Mary Beth Palkon Krytzer Mary Dolan McConnell Rosemary Robinson Pall Kathleen Henry Schickling CLASS OF 1977 Karen DeMalto Barr Claire Aubry D'Arcangelo Margaret Pelullo Goldschmidt Denise Pellegrini Kravitz Rita Petruzzelli McGrath Denise Burzacki Palkon Joan McDonald Renshaw Denise Hunter Speranza Maureen McGee Wilson Deborah Rosselli Wismer CLASS OF 1978 Anna Armenti Patricia Henry Briscella Marianne Butler Katherine Leo Causey Clare F. Koebert CLASS OF 1979 Donna Williams Hayes Minerva Ortiz Janet Gillard Schwoerer Nancy Henkel Weir CLASS OF 1980 Dorothyann Gleason Janet Haefner Mary Louise Smith Kaukeano Sandra Bianco Plover Karen Dewan Puleo Sandra Guzik Whalen CLASS OF 1981 Kathleen McCoy Paul Annamarie Moore Segaline CLASS OF 1982 Patricia Connolly Mary Ginty Feldman Katrina Strothers Marino Karen Kappe Nugent


June 2011

Margaret Pacell Sciarrone

Donna Kolodziej Peek

CLASS OF 1983 Kathleen Gillard Therese Bacica Hanna Nancy Gaydosh Rounbehler Germaine Shields Westerfer

CLASS OF 1993 Renee Curcio DeAngelis Amy Artese Hutt Jennifer Jordan

CLASS OF 1984 Kathleen Gutsche Eyrich Lisa Berbakov Herman Anne Beale Laverty Kimberly Olson Magers Anne Bacica Morris Kathleen Yourell CLASS OF 1985 Donna Moy Kearney Diane Rama Susan Krenski Zalis Linda McHale Zimmerman CLASS OF 1986 Michele Rocco Boyle Bernice McLaughlin Christine Muldoon Joanne Bernard Owens Cynthia Maxein Sokorai CLASS OF 1987 Erin Gallagher Capriotti Sharon Childrey Carolyn Wilson Grzeskiewicz Anne Sheeron Karpin Colleen McKeever Mary Sue Weston Thomas CLASS OF 1988 Rosanne Stinson DeFlavia Mary Buschka Hainthaler CLASS OF 1989 Kim Torres Thomas CLASS OF 1990 Theresa Ellington Burton CLASS OF 1991 Gina Kerns CLASS OF 1992 Kara Parfitt Ahrens Jill McAndrews Coleman Diane Majewski Fullerton Cathy McVey Palmer


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CLASS OF 1994 Christina Szewczak Johnston CLASS OF 1995 Andrea McCullough Hlobik Karen A. Hodges Elizabeth W. McKillip CLASS OF 1996 Danielle Raffa CLASS OF 1997 Melissa Floody DiRado CLASS OF 1998 Megan Upham Levy CLASS OF 1999 Jennifer O'Brien Dunn Elizabeth Guano Nyree Lyons Jillian Macomber Jacqueline McShane McGonigle Lynda Beerschank Powell CLASS OF 2000 Megan Cole Chase Jennifer Skrocki CLASS OF 2001 Sarahjane Hurst Rosemarie Leone Jennine Mara Mary Mower

CLASS OF 2005 Eucharia Onu Kelli Plover CLASS OF 2006 Amanda Leftwich CLASS OF 2008 Kristen Galanti Allison Medvec Gina Marie Schwoerer


Mary K. Kilpatrick Mark & Ruth West

In Honor of

Rose Sagan McWilliams’43 85th Birthday Rita Sagan Tokarski ‘53 Constance McCann Merkel ‘58 50th Wedding Anniversary Sr. Maureen B. McCann, RSM ‘52 Margaret A. Gallagher, Former President Marge West Kiefski ‘66

In Memory of

RitaHaughton Micklow ‘32 William G. Micklow Miriam Weber Kalloz ‘33 Charles Bechtel & Family David & Judy L. Horst Cynthia M. Kopenhaver Mary Byrne Sherlock ‘53 Mary Weber Theodore & Cynthia Zellers

CLASS OF 2002 Michele Schwab Carter Mercedes Walton-Mason Gould Jennifer Kane Jillian Wawrzynek

Rita Halloran Corrie ‘35 Nancy Corrie Powers

CLASS OF 2003 Laura Harnak DiGiacomo Lauren Sparks Nicole Spinks

Kathleen Guetens Nealis ‘36 Timothy & Sheila Nealis

CLASS OF 2004 Claire Nendza

Mary Griffin Dougherty ‘35 John & Gerald Dougherty

Regina Foley Burns '38 Christine Burns Scibetta


Catherine Miles Dalgleish ‘38 Patricia Patterson Albina Cimini Roberts ‘39 Theresa DiLello Bachinsky ‘77 Michele Rocco Boyle ‘86 Eleanor M. Cimini Gerald Connor Carol Henry Cylc ‘64 Helen McElroy Cyzio Melissa N. Dugan Margaret Mary Fitzgibbons ‘64 Bernadette McKiernan McLaughlin ‘73 Hargis & Helen Knoechel Patricia Vizzard Malloy ‘71 Donna Alburger McComb ‘76 Elizabeth Devlin McFarlane ‘52 Joan McIlvaine Jacob M. Melnick Carol M. Moderski Regina Poole Julia Rocco ‘77 Patricia L. White

Margaret (Peggy) Magurn Ryan ‘44 Dorothy L. Harrison Immaculata O’Donnell Ferris ‘45 Anne Ferris Claire Noonan O’Keefe ‘45 Margaret O’Keefe McCutchen Mary Ford Toner '47 Eileen Hillman Marguerite Trainor Devlin ‘48 Rodger J. Devlin Geraldine Kelly McDonough ‘48 Edward T. McDonough Rose McCullough Davis ‘49 & husband, Joseph Davis Catherine McCullough Miraflor ‘55

Sr. Jane Romanelli, SSJ ‘54 Sr. Anita Cecilia Mellon, SSJ ‘54 Joan Mulholland McCullough ‘56 Janet McCullough Doris Peak Seaman ‘56 Lawrence P. Seaman Margaret Ann Morrissey ‘57 Edward A. Konarski Lorraine McGlynn Edward M. Oswald Kathy & Dick Target Noreen & Tom Weld Kathleen M. Colfer ‘59 Williams D. Cummings Geraldine Johnson ‘61 Marie Johnson Paino ‘56 Christine Altenburger Hoppel ‘64 Regina Marucci Meehan

Anne Bryna Volpe ‘39 Rosemary Volpe

Lorraine Wyszynski Grill ‘50 Francis H. Grill

Anne Sweeney Rodden ‘70 Gregory C. Rodden

Helen O’Brien McCloskey ‘40 Jane A. Mooney

Catherine (Kitty) Gallagher ‘51 Sr. Barbara Gallagher, OSF ‘55

Mary Friel Bergman '40 Margaret Lynch Simpson ‘40 Charles Matthews

Frances Collins Delaney ‘52 Nancy H. Weber

Amy Banford Dougherty ‘76 Amy Dougherty ‘02 James P. Dougherty

Elizabeth Yerkes Pewdo ‘41 Mary Ann E. Pewdo Margaret McBride Scullin ‘41 Grace McDonald McGinn Rose Corbin Rodgiquez ‘42 Roland Rodriguez

Claire Peterson Turner ‘52 Robert T. Turner Kathleen McCann Hagen ‘53 Sr. Maureen McCann, RSM ‘52 Eileen Schlusser Hodges ‘53 Kevin A. Hodges

Catherine Lieber Roche ‘44 Eleanore Schickling White ‘44

Elsie Cunningham Lydon ‘54 Marcia Bloomfield Mariann Dempsey Dolores & Susan Kelly Kay & Joe Kenney Mary L. Long Walter & Laverne Mueller Genevieve Erdman Todd ‘51 Dorothy Smalley Turner ‘54

Theresa Blee Rooney '44 Maryanne E. Fitzpatrick

AnnaMae Marshal Melady ‘54 Kathleen Melady ‘79

Helen McCullough Romeo ‘43 Maureen McNeill Stella Green DeCwikiel '44 Dawn DeCwikiel Kane


Estelle McHugh Dempsey ‘79 Class of 1979 Sally Henkel Alford ‘81 Susan Shields Dudek ‘70 Michele Appleman Mosczcynski ‘86 Maureen Appleman Maida ‘88 Michelle McCann, Sister Sr. Maureen McCann, RSM ‘52 Constance McCann Merkel ‘58 Bernice Serbin, Friend Dolores Delahunty Hamilton ‘48* Agnes Zalenski, 40th Anniversary Mother of Joyce Zalenski Kwasiborski ‘68 Gladys Zalenski Bukowski ‘70


June 2011

Salvador Drosey, husband of Marie Fiori Drosey ‘48 Dolores Delahunty Hamilton ‘48 A Good Friend Bridget Tahaney Gurliaccio ‘56 William Panas, Jr., son of Karen Ditro Panas ‘79 Susan Shields Dudek ‘79 Class of 1979 Louis Spadaccini, son of Barbara Russell Spadaccini ‘55 Strain Family, Meredith Jones, husband, Jim Jones and son Bernadine Strain Jones ‘40

Scholarships & Grants

Association of Catholic Teachers Mary McDonnell Colgan ‘43 Scholarship Capital Campaign “Women Leading Beyond Today” Academic Scholarship Mary Darby Dougherty ‘57 Scholarship John Dougherty Margaret A. Gallagher Scholarship Dolores Delahunty Hamilton ‘48* Josephine Davey ‘50 Sr. Maureen McCann RSM ‘52 Sr. Anita Daniel McLaughlin SSJ ‘55 Frances DeMaio Kelly ‘57 Elaine Maloney ‘57 Margaret McEntee ‘58 Helen Drum Quigley ‘58 Margaret Walsh Smith ‘58 Barbara McCarthy Pasquini ‘59 Therese Joyce ‘60 Geraldine Donahue Lochhead ‘65 Margaret West Kiefski ‘66 Elaine Ward Favuzzi ‘69 Mary Kirby 73 Ana Mai Wong Trainor ‘82 Archiocese of Philadelphia Marie Adams Sr. Maureen Anderson, IHM Footprints

June 2011

Mary Anderson Anonymous Francesca Bansbach Micki Beachy Sr. Maria Benedetta, SSJ Patricia Biello Bishop McDevitt High School Erin Brosious Chuck Candelora Sr. M. Carmel, IHM Andy Ciccaglione Kate Kaly Sr. Esther, IHM Margaret Fleming Michael Gallagher Patrick Gallagher Daniel Gallagher Margaret Gallagher The Floors of Hallahan Hallahan Sunshine Club Elaine Kady Bill Kent John W. Hallahan Alumnae Assn Janet Connor Love Rev. Christopher Lucas Linda McBride Patty McPeak Kathy Melvin Rita Moore Phil Moyer Cloe O’Grady Don Orlock Paula Parker Elaine Pellecchia Sr. Maureen Peter, IHM Lorraine Rice Joanne Quintile Sr. Arlene Ronollo, SSJ Karen Santa Domingo Marie Sawick Sr. Donna M. Shallo, IHM Patricia Sheetz Kristin M. Sheridan Marilyn Sherwood Mary Smith Sr. Mary Fee, SSJ James Stella Michele Woodhouse Ruth Stanton Godlewski ‘43 Scholarship Elizabeth Godlewski Erlandson ‘68 Lorraine Godlewski Craig ’71 Albert A Godlewski

Dot Godlewski Long Hallahan Alumnae Academic Scholarship Hallahan Alumnae South Jersey Mary Perrett Harkins ‘38 Scholarship Kevin Harkins* Patti Henry ‘78 Scholarship Theresa Auman ‘66 Diana Molczan McGuigan ‘73 Clare McDonald Poplaski ‘74 Mary Black Kane ‘74 Bernadette McAvinue Paluszek ‘76 Kathleen Henry Schickling ‘76 Anna Armenti ‘78 Suzanne Mansfield Mullin ‘78 Patricia Henry Briscella ‘78 Dolores DeFilippis ‘80 Jan M. Newton ‘94 Lemo Briscella Edmond Briscella Arthur Buettner Camiel’s Bear Service Cheltenham Printing Co. Lynn M. Dooley Fairmount Pharmacy, Inc. Robert H. Gray Veronica T. Gutschall Helen Henry Lisa M. Jones Patricia A. Kane John Kirk

Matthew Holmes Scholarship Fund

John T. McGrath, Jr. Timothy J. McGrath Kathleen M. Murphy Theresa Stahl Percy Davis Teaford III

Three B. Transportation Brokerage Inc.

Mary Ann Weinert

Helen Clark Kane ‘41 Scholarship Lacey Gallagher Memorial Scholarship Jane Lerro ‘40 Scholarship


Eileen (Elaine) Aubry Lukomski ‘44 Scholarship Dolores Elaine Lukomski ‘67 Anne Costello Morris ‘35 Scholarship Anne (Nan) M. Ballay Becky Nast Scholarship Gennaro Pellegrini Jr. Scholarship Mary Higgins Riley ‘58 Scholarship Mary Welsh ‘15 & Anne McNulty ‘39 Scholarship Eileen M. Berens, Ph.D.

Sponsor-A-Student/Tuition Assistance Alan Ameche Memorial Foundation Marcia Cooper Christine Crawford Epiphanoy Church Fishtown Athletic Club Alumni Assn Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs

Hallahan Alumnae - South Jersey Dolores Delahunty Hamilton ‘48* Holy Name of Camden Immaculate Heart of Mary School Geraldine Donahue Lochhead* Loyal Christian Benefit Assn Constance McCann Merkel McCann ‘58 Jane A. Mooney Mary Ann Basile O’Donnell ‘69 The Patricia & Jack Parker Family Nancy Powers Project H.O.M.E. Helen Santry Shields ‘48* St. Albert the Great St. Alphonsus Parish Outreach Program St. Anne Rectory St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church St. Bridgets Parish St. Frances de Sales School St. John the Baptist St. Josaphat’s Home & School Script St. Malachy Parish Sons of Our Lady of Sorrows, Inc. The Philadelphia Foundation Irene Ampthor Tori ‘73 girls to our group of eight bringing our number to twelve. Our monthly meetings have continued for the past 57 years and counting!

We have been in or attended each other’s weddings; celebrated births; stood as Godmother for each other’s children; shared and continue to share the joys and sorrows of those children; shared proudly each others accomplishments and wept together in times of shattering loss. Through our Sorority Picnic, held each summer since 1960, our children and their families have become close friends.

Standing L to R: Isabel Short ‘52, May Campbell*, Catherine Somers Reardon ‘52, Janet Colquhoun Barrington ‘52, Rosemarie Cunniffe*, Gloria Rambo Samocki ‘52, Anna Guinan Hipp ‘52, Mary Short Hiller ‘50, Jennie Kozlowska Green ‘52. Seated L to R: Margaret Smith Heebner ‘52, Dorothy O’Neill Miller ’52 and Nancy Dooley*. (*Non-Hallahan Graduate)

Dear Editor:

When I joined the Hallahan Glee Club in 1948 as a 9th grader at St. Peter’s Annex, I had no idea that step would bring me a group of life long friends. But high school friends can get lost after graduation; so, in our first year out of school, we decided to form a “Sorority”, meeting once a month. Over the following fifteen years, we added a Class of ‘50 Hallahanite and three other non-Hallahan 32

Over the years, we have traveled to the mountains and seashore together with our spouses and began in 2003 celebrating our 50th Wedding Anniversary events together. The Sorority “girls” took a cruise to celebrate our 65th birthday; did a theater weekend-away when we turned 70 and marked our 75th with a trip to Cape Cod. We can still sing pretty well, and once each year at our spring meeting you can hear those voices coming from a Sea Isle deck on 79th Street, harmonizing some “oldies...but always, always ending with “Let a flood tide of song from our hearts pour along, oh girls of the Hallahan High…”. THANK YOU, HALLAHAN! Anna (Nancy) Guinan Hipp, Class of 1952


June 2011

The tradition continues as the Golden Girls from the Class of 1960 process from School to the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul to participate in the Baccalaureate Mass offered for the Class of 2010.

June 2011



Special Mass Intentions

If you are interested in having an announced Mass for a special intention offered in the School Chapel. Please complete the form below. Masses are at 7:15 a.m. Monday through Friday, September through June, when school is open. The celebrant is Rev. Stephen Paolino, Hallahan’s school minister. Indicate on the form below the nature of the Mass intention: in memory of a deceased loved one; someone’s special birthday or anniversary, improved health, or for your own special intention. Choose a preferred date and an alternate one and the Mass will be scheduled on either of those dates or the one closest to it. The stipend for the Mass is a minimum of $10.00. Proceeds from Mass stipends support the school’s Kairos Retreats. A Mass card will be sent to you or to whomever you indicate below.

Request for Special Mass Intention For: _______________________________________________________________________________ Requested by: ______________________________________________________________________ Name


____________________________________________________________________________________ City, State, Zip

Class Year


____________________________________________________________________________________ Requested Mass Date (Weekday Only)

Second Choice (Weekday Only)

Send a Mass Card to: ____________________________________________________________________________________ Name

____________________________________________________________________________________ Address

Hallahan Alumnae Events August 7, 2011 - Day at the Bay at Keenan’s in Wildwood October 16, 2011 - Alumnae Communion Breakfast at Penn’s Landing Caterer For additional information on the above two events, please contact the Alumnae Association at - 215-5683081.

Hallahan High School Events September 17, 2011 - Class of 1956 - 55th Reunion Sheraton Society Hill Hotel Penn’s Landing For additional information, please call Jane Dougherty at 215-753-1486 or Marjorie Murray at 215-334-4161. September 21, 2011 - 50 Years and Beyond Annual Luncheon Cannstatter’s on Academy Road


City, State, Zip

November 4, 2011 - Alumnae Memorial Mass School Chapel 11:00 AM

November 6, 2011 - 50th Year Reunion Class of 1961 Torresdale-Frankford Country Club Official invitation will be in the mail in August.

November 19, 2011 - Alumnae Homecoming & Open House Reception December 6, 2011 - Ladies Night out at Hallahan

March 8, 2012 - Totally Awesome 80’s Get Together

Closer to the date of each event, more information will be provided. If you have any questions, please call Marge West Kiefski ‘66, Director at 215-563-8930 ext. 250.


June 2011

All across the United States there are minigroups of Hallahan alumnae that regularly gather to share fond memories of those bygone years. One such newly discovered nucleus of Hallahan grads was discovered recently in the Manor of St. Mary’s in Cherry Hill, NJ, where Admission Coordinator Denise Kues counted eight residents who attended the first archdiocesan high school for girls in the country. A first-time reunion was planned for November 30 with the help of Marge Kiefski and a few other active Hallahan alumnae from New Jersey: Dolores Delahunty Hamilton ’48, Pat Glancy Ubaldi ’48, and Peg Callahan Dorsey ’46. On their arrival they were greeted at the door by seven Manor residents who welcomed their alumnae with pride and joy. Marge presented each with a poinsettia and a Hallahan magnet. In their turn, the residents took them on a tour of the Manor, and then to the dining room where they had a reunion luncheon.

Pictured Back: Marge West Kiefski ‘66, Dee Delahunty Hamilton ‘48 Front L-R: Pat Glancy Ubaldi ‘48, Mary Mannion Holloway ‘40, Marie Conway ‘38, Anne Gallagher Rush ‘37, Madeline Karis Gavranich ‘40, Mary King Gallagher, ‘37, Anna Acciavatti Messina ‘41, Ann Essenthier Powell ‘39, and Peg Callahan Dorsey ‘46

Lively conversation at the table abounded in memories of Hallahan which revealed how strong these alumnae’s connections are to their school.

Hallahan Alums and Hallahan residents at the Manor of St. Mary’s share lunch together in St. Mary’s Cafeteria.


June 2011



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Footprint and 2009-2010 Annual Fund Report  
Footprint and 2009-2010 Annual Fund Report  

John W. Hallahan Magazine and Annual Fund Report for the 2009-2010 school year. Published July 2011.