Alumni Class Notes, August 2019

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Alumni Class Notes, August 2019

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Vincent Galko G’99, Roaring Brook, a senior vice president at Mercury Public Affairs, was recently appointed by the Pennsylvania Senate to serve as a commissioner on the Pennsylvania Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial. The commission is tasked with planning and executing all of the activities, financial responsibilities and celebrations commemorating the 250th birthday of the United States.

Nick McCann ’01, Swedesboro, New Jersey, received his Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Mathematics & Science Education from Temple University.

Jessica DiDonato Zazzera ’04, Park Ridge, New Jersey, has joined energy industry innovator 5 as an account manager.

Samantha Fallon Kelly ’05, Red Bank, New Jersey, was named executive director of Atlantic Health System Neuroscience and Atlantic Neuroscience Institute. Kelly will be responsible for aligning neuroscience services with Atlantic Health System’s mission and vision across all Atlantic Health System medical centers, ambulatory satellite centers, and its five comprehensive and primary stroke centers.

Dylan Lang ’15, Roxbury, Massachusetts, was named a 2019 Rappaport Law & Public Policy Fellow at Boston College Law.

Lt. Gen. Christopher F. Burne , USAF (RET) ’80, Gettysburg, was honored by the United States Air Force by placing his portrait in the main corridor of the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) School located at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. Nearly 200 officers and enlisted members, along with trustees of the JAG School Foundation, gathered to witness General Burne and his wife, Robin, unveil the general’s official portrait. General Burne was twice awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious service to the United States government in duty of great responsibility. In 2014, he was nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate as the 17th Judge Advocate General, serving as the top-uniformed legal officer in the Air Force.


Col. Paul F. Toolan, USA (RET) ’42, Gwynedd Valley
John J.F. Holmes, M.D. ’48,
Clarks Summit
Donald J. Murphy ’49, Camp Hill
Edward J. Thomas ’49, Holmdel, New Jersey
Hon. James J. Walsh ’55, Washington, D.C.
Martin J. Kushmerick, M.D., Ph.D. ’58, Seattle, Washington
Roger W. Davies G’60, Binghamton, New York
John B. Pryle ’60, Archbald
William N. Seibert ’60, Bedford, Massachusetts
John P. Carroll ’62, Goldsboro, North Carolina
Ret. Lt. Col. Everett R. Jenkins ’67, Orangeburg, South Carolina
John J. Barrett, Jr. ’73, Scranton
John M. Moxen, M.D. ’76, Clarks Summit
Richard A. Ritts ’88, Mountaintop
Linda L. Biberman ’98, Las Vegas, Nevada
Bruce T. Moore ’02, G’05, Scranton
Elizabeth Tokarcsik-Heilers ’05, Blakeslee


A son, Michael Joseph, to Michael ’01 and Julie Quinn Husek ’03, Chalfont
Twins, Austin David and Jane Edith, to Jim and Joy Oliver Herrick, Ph.D. ’02, Springfield, Virginia
A daughter, Molly Josephine, to Michael and Kara Armstrong McMorrow ’04, Northvale, New Jersey
A son, Everett Norris, to Kevin and Cate McKenna Furman ’09, Newtown Square
A son, Joseph Paul, to Sean and Maribeth Castaldi Baress ’13, G’13, Scranton


Jackie Cavanaugh ’15 to Joshua Ryan ’15
Kate Foley ’16
to Kyle Conklin ’16

Friends' Deaths

Joan Ksiazek, sister of Michael P. Glinsky ’66

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