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    Alumni Class Notes, April 2021

    April 6, 2021

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    Marion Munley ’83, Moosic, a partner at Munley Law, recently spoke at the Attorneys Information Exchange Group’s (AIEG) 2020 Virtual Symposium on trucking accident litigation. Munley gave a virtual presentation on “Setting Up Your Trial Story.” The AIEG is “a national organization dedicated to sharing information and ideas among member attorneys for the benefit of clients who have been affected by dangerous and defective products.”

    Frank R. DiMaio, M.D. ’84, Old Brookville, New York, an orthopedic joint replacement surgeon at St. Francis Hospital, has been named director of External Partnerships, Catholic Health Physicians partners, the full-time practice operated by the six hospitals of the Catholic Healthcare system of Long Island.

    Paul M. Collins, Ph.D. ’00, Amherst, Massachusetts, has received two grants from the National Science Foundation. The first, at $400,000, is for a team of faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students to examine how law and legality is understood in LGBTQ+ media. The grant will fund Collins and his team of researchers to study how legal issues rise and fall in the agendas of LGBTQ+ media, how the legal consciousness of the LGBTQ+ community develops over time and how legal decisions influence public awareness and attitudes toward law and legal actors. The team, including graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will also develop and release two large, comprehensive datasets of specialized media coverage. The second grant will fund a national conference that will give graduate students the opportunity to be mentored by leading scholars in the field of law, politics and society, which will be held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2023. Collins is a Professor of Legal Studies and Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His third book was recently published by Cambridge University Press, titled "The President and the Supreme Court: Going Public on Judicial Decisions from Washington to Trump."

    Tommy Noonan ’06, Darien, Connecticut, was promoted to partner at Butler Tibbetts Butler Tibbetts, a leading law firm known for guiding clients through their most vulnerable moments in business and in life. Noonan is a resourceful and versatile lawyer with a wide array of litigation experience. He represents individuals and businesses at both the trial and appellate levels, deploying creative and effective strategies customized to meet unique client needs ranging from negotiations and mediation to litigation and trials. Noonan handles complex cases involving a broad range of sectors and scenarios, focused primarily in the areas of healthcare and managed care, civil and commercial, construction, corporate, personal injury, and probate.

     

    Marriages

    Julia Joyce ’15 to James Dembesky ’14


    Births

    A son, Hayes Michael, to Jonathan ’14 and Shannon O’Gorman Grueter ’15, Nutley, New Jersey

     

    Deaths

    Leonard G. Tarantini ’51, Clarks Summit
    Edmund R. Tylenda ’55,
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    Donald J. Whalen ’55, Waverly
    John J. Costanzi, M.D.’57, Austin, Texas
    John J. Jordan, D.D.S.’57, Havre De Grace, Maryland
    Harry E. Phillips ’57, Wyomissing
    Frank J. Killino ’58, Delran, New Jersey
    Andrew Scott McGowan, Ph.D. ’61, Bronx, New York

    Thomas G. Cupillari ’63, Factoryville
    William M. Nicholas ’65, Allentown
    Thomas A. Joseph ’66, Mountaintop
    Brother John P. Calvey ’67, Loretto
    Stephen J. Kavulich ’68, Clarks Summit
    John J. Purcell ’70, West Pittston
    Harry W. Salavantis ’71, G’73 Shavertown
    Msgr. Godfrey T. Mosley ’75, Washington, D.C.
    Bruno J. Chellino ’72, Carbondale
    William Janovsky ’75, Hillsborough, New Jersey
    Cornelius J. Milliken, D.D.S. ’77, Elmira, New York

    Peter J. White ’80,
    Scranton
    John W. Fortuna, Jr. ’81, Taylor

     

    Friends' Deaths

    Carmen Perry DeNaples, father of Carmen DeNaples, Jr. '21
    Martin Holleran III, son of Martin Holleran, Jr. ’64
    Elizabeth Strickland, mother of Harry Strickland, Jr. ’86 and Elizabeth Strickland Elick ’93, grandfather of Oliver Strickland ’13, Hayden Strickland ’15, G’20, Chloe Strickland ’17 and Benjamin Strickland ’20 

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