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    Alumni Class Notes, November 2019

    November 6, 2019

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    Walter Barry ’59, West Brandywine, has published a new book called “A Caregiver’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s,” a story about love, companionship, and devotion. It is a story about a couple joining hands and going the distance in a difficult fight against an insidious disease. The storyline is similar to what millions of caregivers endure every day, yet is very personal.

    Archbishop Joseph S. Marino ’75, Birmingham, Alabama, was named president of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy in Rome by Pope Francis. Martino will be only the second U.S. prelate to head the Rome-based school, which was founded more than 300 years ago.

    Joseph McComb ’94, D.O., MBA, Newtown Square, was recently appointed vice chair for quality and performance improvement and associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

    Joseph Hart G’96, Mantua, New Jersey, and his wife, Lisa David-Hart, have opened an art gallery at the Village on High in Millville, New Jersey. Joseph and Lisa have permanent brain injuries and have experienced strokes. The gallery displays Lisa’s beautiful paintings, the works of individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

    Michael A. Malia ’97, Manasquan, New Jersey, a partner with Peri & Stewart, was installed as the 54th president of the New Jersey Defense Association, New Jersey’s Defense Voice, in June 2019.

    Paul Ryan ’97, Chantilly, Virginia, was promoted to senior tax manager at PBMares, LLP, a leading accounting and business-consulting firm.

    Jamie Heenan ’99, Scranton, opened the doors to her business, Keep Well, at the Scranton Public Market in the Marketplace at Steamtown, on October 5. Keep Well is a wellness bar which offers a variety of healthy options that change according to season. Keep Well supports local agriculture as well as the environment and purchases their ingredients from local farmers’ markets when possible.

    Erin Elizabeth Jennings Cody ’01, Vestal, New York, was selected as director of Harpur Edge at Binghamton University, SUNY and will start in her new role in January 2020 where she will work to connect alumni and employers with over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the Liberal Arts and Sciences each year through high impact learning experiences that assist them in deepening the edge they gain from their Liberal Arts and Science degrees.

    Kelly Parent Huestis ’01, G’02,
    Frederick, Maryland, a physical therapy graduate, was elected as the Section on Women’s Health (APTA) secretary, effective 2020-2023.

    Jennifer Kelly Dominiquini '93, Sugar Land, Texas, was recently named chief digital experience officer at TDECU, Houston's largest credit union. 

     

    Deaths

    James J. Balzano ’52, Easton
    Edward J. Brislin ’52,
    Orange, California
    John Krochta ’52,
    Ruskin, Florida
    Msgr. Francis J. Beeda ’56, Wilkes Barre
    Dominic R. Scott ’56,
    Clarks Summit
    Sheldon Liberman ’60, Scranton
    Robert J. Gaudio G’62, Drums
    John Brier ’63, Spring Brook Township
    John D. Cenera, Jr. ’77, West Pittston
    Joseph Hessmiller ’78, Bethlehem
    William F. Jackson ’80, Olyphant
    Carl J. Vonden Steinen, Psy.D. ’82, Lafayette, New York

     

    Births    

    A son, Owen Michael, to Andrew and Erin Elizabeth Jennings Cody ’01, Vestal, New York
    A son, Michael Joseph, to Mike ’01 and Julie Quinn Husek ’03, Chalfont
    A son, Patrick Holden, to Patrick ’06, G’16 and Nadia Gougeon Dunn ’05, G’06, G’17, Warwick
    A son, Daniel Francis, to Daniel ’07 and Michelle Constantino Crowe ’07, Commack, New York
    A daughter, Rosemary Margaret, to Arlen ’07 and Eileen Honan Stabbe ’07, North Haven, Connecticut
    A son, Hank Joseph, to Rich Kaminski ’09 and Georgia Rose ’09, Montclair, New Jersey
    A daughter, Natalie Elizabeth, to Alex’12, G’15 and Jennie Hofmann Rizzi ’12,G’15, Flemington, New Jersey

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