Alumni Class Notes, February 2018

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February 6, 2018

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Stephen Brophy ’93, Arlington, Virginia, has joined the firm Husch Blackwell. Brophy will serve as senior counsel in the firm’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation industry group and International Trade practice team.

Justin Daly ’93, Great Falls, Virginia, was named, for the third consecutive year, one of the Top Lobbyists by The Hill. Daly founded Daly Consulting Group in 2012 after serving for over 15 years as a senior legal advisor to the US House of Representatives, US Senate, and Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm represents Fidelity Investments, Goldman Sachs, PwC, Travelers and other major financial institutions.  

Kate Groark Shields ’97, Fort Washington, was named one of 2017’s “Top Women in PR” by PR News. Shields is president of Vault Communications, which was recently named to the Inc. 5000, the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Soaring 76” list and the Philadelphia 100, a joint initiative of the Philadelphia Media Network, the Wharton Small Business Development Center and the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia to recognize the 100 fastest-growing companies in the Greater Philadelphia region.



Canio J. Sleyo ’41, Scranton
Robert K. Cavanaugh ’46,
Frank M. Lewis ’51,
Washington, DC
Theodore Slachtish ’52, Moscow
Norman E. Woodworth, Lt. Col. (ret) ’52, Peckville
Joseph G. Huggler ’53, Bordentown, New Jersey
Stanley J. Exeter ’55, G’71, Moosic
Angelo A. Costanzo, D.D.S. ’57, Clarks Summit
James L. Horan ’58, Scituate, Massachusetts
Joseph Wascalis ’58, Binghamton, New York
Francis J. Pryal ’59, Edgewater, Maryland
Edward J. Earley, Ed.D. ’62, Fogelsville
Robert G. Meeker, Ph.D. G’62,
Hazel Crest, Illinois
Terrence F. Gallagher ’63, Scranton
James P. McGraw, Jr. ’65, Scranton
Richard J. Carlonas ’67, Troy
Alfred Romitelli ’68, Peckville
Gerald J. McInerney, Jr. ’70, Elmira, New York
Clarence E. “Spud” Nachand, Jr. ’70, Dunmore
John W. Reckless ’70, Dunmore
John J. Ziskowski, M.D. ’70, Chillicothe, Ohio
Sr. Catherine Williamson, RSM G’72, Dallas
George MJ Petrus ’88,
Sydney, New York
Craig K. Lockwood ’89, Pittston
Brian J. Musto ’12, Pittston


Friends' Deaths

Joseph Hardisky, father of Michael Hardisky, Ph.D. (faculty), father-in law of Debra Pellegrino, Ed.D. (dean of Panuska College),grandfather of Michael Hardisky ’00, G’02, Andrew Hardisky, DVM ’01, Denise Hardisky, DVM ’09 and Dana Hardisky, DVM ’10

Helen Skoritowski, mother of Joseph Skoritowski ’81



A son, Kaius William, to Brian ’02, G’05 and Sharon Canale Eltz ’02, Millersville
A daughter, Morgan Abigail, to Michael ’05 and Sara Suchoski Carroll ’05, Montville, New Jersey
A daughter, Everly Susan, to Joseph ’08, G’09 and Susan Salisbury O’Connell ’08, Archbald
A daughter, Alice Joanna, to Michael ’11 and Elizabeth Lukowicz Sunkel ’11, Fieldsboro, New Jersey



Kaitlyn Carey ’08 to Sean Kennedy
Diana Sorbera ’08
to James Wortman

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