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We invite the campus community to remember the members of the following university family who have recently died in your personal prayers. They will be remembered at the  next Memorial Mass in September 2015.  The date is to be determined.

+Delores Marie Burke, mother of John Burke, Professor, School of Business & Economics, passed away on August 16, 2015.  A memorial mass will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 11am at St. Anselm’s Church, 97 Shady Lane, Ross, CA 94957.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Mr. John Burke, 10917 Beckman Way, Great Falls, VA 22066.

+James Houghton, husband of Rosemarie Houghton, Voice Instructor, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, passed away on August 4, 2015.  The funeral service was private.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Mrs. Rosemarie Houghton, School of Music, 111 Ward Hall, CUA.

 

+Elizabeth K. Beam, 1939 alumna, Columbus School of Law, passed away on June 13, 2015.  Funeral and burial service were private.  Letters of condolence may be sent to The Beam Family, c/o Boynton Memorial Chapel, 800 West Boynton Beach Boulevard, Boynton Beach, FL 33426.

+John “Jack” Conrad, brother of Jerry Conrad, Associate Vice President of Facilities Operations, passed away on August 7, 2015. Funeral service is private. Letters of condolence may be sent to Mr. Jerry Conrad, Facilities Operations, Room 121, Marist Annex, CUA.

+Catherine Louise Wells, cashier of Dining Services, passed away on July 29, 2015.  The viewing will be on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am followed by the funeral service at Reid Temple AME Church, 11400 Glenn Dale Blvd., Glenn Dale, MD 20769.  Letters of condolence may be sent to the Wells Family  c/o Ms.Nanyamka Payne, Dining Services, Room, 124,  Pryzbyla Center, CUA.

+Brian Nowlin, Assistant to the Chair, Department of Psychology, passed away on July 30, 2015.  Burial will be in Joplin, MO, and a memorial service will be held Sunday, August 30, 2015, at 12:30 p.m. at Foundry United Methodist Church, 1500 16th St., NW, Washington, DC with a reception to follow.  The service will be live-streamed at www.foundryumc.org.  Letters of condolence may be sent to his mother, Ms. Helen Nowlin at Box 416, Joplin, MO 64802.

+Herbert Framcke, father of Dr. Petra Goodman, Assistant Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Associate Professor, School of Nursing, passed away on July 27, 2015.  The funeral service was held Friday, July 31, 2015 at the Chapel at the Southern Arizona Veterans Cemetery, 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. Petra Goodman, School of Nursing, Gowan Hall, Suite 201.

+Patti Oberdorff, mother of Ashley Oberdorff, Human Resources Generalist – Faculty Support, Office of Human Resources, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015. Memorial service was held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Guinston United Presbyterian, 14130 Guinston Road Airville, PA 17302. The Celebration of Life will follow, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Heritage Hills, 2700 Mt. Rose Ave., York, PA. 17402.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Ashley Oberdorff, Office of Human Resources Leahy Hall, Suite 170.

+Florence “Claire” (Noonan) Brosnan,
grandmother of Ryan MacDonald, Administrative Assistant of the Office of Academic Affairs, Columbus School of Law, passed away on July 13, 2015.  The viewing took place on Sunday, July 19, 2015 from 4:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. at Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State Street, Portland, ME.   The mass of Christian burial was held on Monday, July 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, 492 Ocean Ave., Portland, ME. Letters of condolence may be sent to Mr. Ryan MacDonald, Room 343, Columbus School of Law.

+Daniel Lee Crist, HVAC Engineer, Department of Facilities Maintenance and Operations, passed away on July 9, 2015. The memorial service will be held on Friday, July 17, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at Rausch Funeral Home. Letters of condolence may be sent to The Crist Family, c/o Rausch Funeral Home – Owings, 8325 Mount Harmony Lane, Owings, MD 20736.

+José Lopez, husband of Chiquita Shields Lopez, former administrative assistant, Office of Career and Professional Development, Columbus School of Law, passed away June 14, 2015.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Ms. Chiquita Shields Lopez, c/o Office of Career and Professional Development, Room 163, Columbus School of Law, CUA.

+Vanilla Spencer-Williams, sister of Roberta Spencer-Mayo, console attendant, Public Affairs, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Roberta Spencer-Mayo in Marist Hall, B15, CUA.

+Gayle Campbell, former director, Budget Administration, Columbus School of Law, passed away May 11, 2015.  A service will be held at the Greenbelt American Legion, 6900 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD, 20770 on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 1:00-5:00 p.m.  Letters of condolence may be sent to her daughter, Mrs. Tabbie Campbell Thompson, 17522 Hillside Drive, Montverde, FL 34756.

+Fred Silecchia, father of Professor Lucia Silecchia, Columbus School of Law, passed away on June 13, 2015.The viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 17 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Quinn-Fogarty Funeral Home, 192-15 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11358. Funeral mass will be on Thursday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 58-02 146th Street, Flushing, NY 11355.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Professor Silecchia, Room 419, Columbus School of Law, CUA.

+Paul Petersen, brother of Beverly Jennison, Clinical Asst. Professor, Columbus School of Law, passed away June 14, 2015.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Ms. Beverly Jennison, 13408 Bingham Ct., Silver Spring, MD   20906.

+Sr. Mary Jean Flaherty, S.C., former dean and ordinary professor, School of Nursing, passed away, June 12, 2015.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, June 15 and Tuesday, June 16.  There will be a vigil at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 15.  The funeral Mass will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16 followed by the burial in the Sister's Cemetery.  All the services will take place at Caritas Christi Motherhouse, 129 De Paul Center Rd., Greensburg, PA 15601.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Sr. Rosemary Donley, 105 Lebanon Manor Drive, West Mifflin, PA   15122.

+Mary Lou Simpson, mother of Andrew Simpson, ordinary professor, B.T. Rome School of Music, passed away May 21, 2015.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. Andrew Simpson, Music Office, Room 28, Ward Hall, CUA. 

+Sr. Rose Monica (Cathy) Katusz, OSF, sister of  Bro. Leonard Katusz, OFM Conv., senior cataloger, Mullen Library, passed away May 30, 2015.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday June 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Angels Chapel, 609 Convent Rd., Aston, PA 19014. Letters of condolence may be sent to Bro. Leonard Katusz, OFM Conv., Curley Hall, CUA.

+Crystal Rasheed, mother of Veda Rasheed, second-year law student, passed away May 20, 2015.  The viewing will be held on June 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at Allen Chapel AME Church, 2498 Alabama Avenue, SE, Washington, DC. 20019.  The internment will be at Washington National Cemetery located at 4101 Suitland Road, Suitland, MD 20746. The repast will be held at the church. Letters of condolence may be sent to Ms. Veda Rasheed, 703 Chaplin Street, SE. Washington, D.C. 20019.

+Preston Gilbert Knodell, Jr., 1966 M.A & 1969 Ph.D. alumnus, passed away Dec. 25, 2014.  Letters of condolence may be sent to his wife, Ms. Margaret Knodell, 223 E. Kings Hwy., San Antonio, TX  78212.

+Terrance Reynolds Williams, former ordinary professor, School of Architecture and Planning, passed away on May 16, 2015.  Letters of condolence may be sent to his daughter, Maggie Williams, 182 St. Marks Avenue, #4, Brooklyn, NY 11238.

+Walter D. Jackson, Jr., father-in-law of Debbie Jackson, Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, grandfather of Jackie Jackson, freshman, School of Arts and Science; passed away May 4, 2015. Letters of condolence may be sent to Ms. Debbie Jackson, Office of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, Room LL40, Leahy Hall, CUA.

+William Moore, Sr., father of William Moore, Manager, Landscape & Grounds Services, passed away on May 7, 2015.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Mr. William Moore, Grounds and Fleet Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance and Operations, Room 200, Power Plant, CUA.

+Alfonsas Nakas, father of Victor Nakas, Associate Vice-President for Public Affairs, and grandfather of Audra Nakas, senior, School of Arts & Science, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2015.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Mr. Victor Nakas, Office of Public Affairs, Marist Hall, B15, CUA.

+Nan Bradburn Dunn, 1955 M.S.N. alumnua, passed away February 14, 2015.  Letters of condolence may be sent to John K. Bradburn, CIMA, CRPC, Global Institutional  Consultant, First Vice President, Merrill Lynch, 510 East 96th St., Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN 46240. 

+Wendell Reynold Howard, father of Barbara Howard, associate professor, Department of Biology, passed away on April 15, 2015.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. Barbara Howard, Department of Biology, McCourt Ward 103, CUA. 

+Jennie M. Zampelli, mother of Ernest Zampelli, Ordinary Professor, School of Business & Economics, passed away April 29, 2015.  The viewing will be held at the John Breen Funeral Home, 122 Amesbury St., Lawrence,  MA 01841on Sunday, May 3 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.  The funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 4 at Holy Rosary Church of Corpus Christi Parish, 35 Essex St., Lawrence,  MA 01840.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. Ernest Zampelli, School of Business & Economics, Room 309, McMahon, CUA. 
 

Father Jude DeAngelo, OFM Conv.
University Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry

 

 
 

 

 

 

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