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          Join us for our monthly Memorial Mass in January 2018. 

Please remember in your prayers: 

        +Susan B. Pernick, CUA alumna from the School of Nursing, passed away Nov. 14, 2017. She was a retired Professor of Nursing from Northern Virginia Community College. Condolences may be sent to her husband, Matthew Pernick, 11690 Fox Glen Drive, Oakton, VA 22124. 

        + Phillip R. Harris, Sr., father of Phillip Harris, Payroll Director, passed away Nov. 2, 2017. A viewing will be held on Monday, Nov. 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 North Bendix Drive, South Bend, IN 46628. The funeral service will be Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be sent to Phillip Harris, Payroll Director, 130 Leahy Hall, CUA. 

        + Evan van Regenmorter, 2014 CUA Law School graduate of the Law and Public Policy Program, passed away Oct. 29, 2017. There will be a memorial service on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 123 W 57th Street #3, New York, NY 10019. A Memorial Mass will be held Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the Law School Chapel, Columbus School of Law, CUA. Condolences may be sent to Shimrit van Regenmorter, c/o Meaghan Pedati, McGuire Woods, 2001 K Street, NW, Washington DC 20006. 

 

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

 

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October 2017 Memorial Remembrances

    +Captain Owen Godfrey Thorp, III, a Ph.D graduate of Catholic University’s School of Engineering, passed away Oct. 29, 2017. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD 21037. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 6 at 12:00 p.m. at the United States Naval Academy Chapel, 121 Blake Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401.  Interment will follow at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery. Condolences may be made online at: www.KalasFuneralHomes.com .   

 

     +Marie Vignali, former assistant to the School of Religious Studies, passed away October 24, 2017. She worked for Catholic University for over 19 years.  A Memorial Mass is being planned. The graveside service will be held Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 1300 Bladensburg Rd NE, Washington, DC 20002. Condolences may be sent to her son Joseph Vignali, 2322 S Arlington Ridge Road, Arlington, VA 22202.  

 

    +Margaret A. Kozal, mother of Allyson Handley, senior budget analyst, the Office of Planning and Institutional research, passed away October 11, 2017. The funeral service was Monday, October 16, at 2:00 p.m. at The Lee Chapel, 6291 South Harvey Street, Norton Shores, MI 49444. Condolences may be sent to Allyson, Office of Planning and Institutional Research, 230 Leahy Hall, CUA.  

 

         +Roger W. Raber, husband of Marie Raber, associate dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service, passed away October 10, 2017. Visitation will take place Friday, October 20, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at DeVol Funeral Home, 2222 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20007. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 21, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3513 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007. Condolences may be sent to Dr. Raber, 113 Shahan Hall, CUA.

 

         +Greta Howard, sister of Veronica Benton, service team member, The Office of Enrollment Services, passed away September 30, 2017. A Memorial Service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, October 16, 2017, at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Condolences may be sent to Veronica, care of The Office of Enrollment Services, W200 Fr. O’Connell Hall, CUA. 

 

           +Virginia Gureckas, mother of Vytenis Gureckas, associate professor, School of Architecture and Planning, passed away October 6, 2017. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, October 14 at noon at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 15661 Norbeck Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD 20906. Condolences may be sent to Vytenis, care of The School of Architecture and Planning, 101 Crough Hall, CUA. 

          +Raymond McCoy, brother of Barbara McCoy, administrative assistant, Faculty Services in the Columbus School of Law, passed away October 2, 2017 in Switzerland.  Funeral arrangements are pending. Condolences may be sent to Barbara, 404 Law School, CUA.   

          + Dorothy Bozza McKnew, mother of Frances Brillantine, head of Access Services, DuFour Law Library, Columbus School of Law, and mother of Christine Ciambella, CUA alumna, passed away September 23, 2017. Visitation will be September 28, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Money and King Funeral Home, 171 Maple Avenue E, Vienna, VA 22180. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, September 29 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 8601 Wolftrap Road, Vienna, VA 22182. Letters of condolence may be sent to Frances, 224A Columbus School of Law, CUA. 

 

          + Robert Denton O’Donnell, father of Margaret O’Donnell, associate general counsel for policy and compliance, Office of General Counsel, passed away September 21, 2017. The Funeral Mass is Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Church of the Resurrection Roman Catholic Church, 8121 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33919. Interment on Church grounds, with a luncheon to follow. Letters of condolence may be sent to Peg, Office of General Counsel, 280 Leahy Hall, CUA.

 

           + Addie Webb, grandmother of Jacquelyn Malcolm, associate vice president for marketing and communications, Office of Marketing and Communications, passed away September 20, 2017. The viewing will be Friday, September 29, from 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. at Bennie Smith Funeral Home, 717 West Division Street, Dover DE 19904. The Funeral service will be Saturday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m., at Christ Episcopal Church, 501 South State Street, Dover DE 19901. Letters of condolence may be sent to Jackie, Fr. O’Connell Hall M304, CUA. 

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

 

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September 2017 Memorial Remembrances

         +Patricia Quist,  sister of Kathryn Kelly,  professor of law at the Columbus School of Law,  passed away September 11, 2017.  A visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 19 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at McEwen Funeral Service-Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews Mint-Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227. The  Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church, 13700 Lawyers Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227. Letters of condolence may be sent to Kathryn, 417 Columbus School of Law, CUA, 3600 John McCormack Road, NE, Washington DC 20064. 

          +Betty Worrell, stepmother of Aileen Worrell, Director of Admission and Financial Aid at the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), passed away on Sunday September 3, 2017.  A Memorial Service will be held later this week at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, 205 W. Sandusky Street, Findlay, OH  45840.  Condolences may be sent to Aileen Worrell at The National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), 108 Shahan Hall, CUA.

          +Mack T. Blair, CUA Public Safety Assistant (PSA), Department of Public Safety, passed away August 14, 2017. The viewing will be 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 26th at People Community Church, 653 11th Street, NE Washington, DC 20002. The funeral service will follow the viewing. Letters of condolence may be sent to Michele Blair, c/o People Community Church, 653 11th Street, NE Washington, DC 20002.

         +James O’Hear, III, professor emeritus in the School of Architecture, and former Associate Dean for Academic Studies, passed away August 13, 2017. He also served as the Director of Foreign Studies Program for architecture students for 17 years of his 30-year teaching career at Catholic University.

       +Lieutenant Jerome Gilchrist (retired), Department of Public Safety Officer, passed away August 12, 2017. There will be a visitation at J. B. Jenkins Funeral Home, 7474 Landover Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20785, on Friday, August 18, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A second visitation will be held the day of the funeral on Saturday, August 19 at St. Vincent de Paul Chapel, 3502 John McCormick Drive, NE, Washington, DC 20020, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent’s Chapel, with a graveside service at 1:00 p.m. at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, MD 20722. Letters of condolence may be sent to the Gilchrist Family at 5215 Barons Delight Drive, Bowie, MD 20720.   

     +Werner Widmer, father of Andreas Widmer, Director of the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship in The Busch School of Business and Economics, passed away August 9, 2017 in Switzerland. The Funeral Mass will be in Switzerland. Condolences may be sent to Andreas, 315 McMahon Hall, CUA.   

      +Yih-Lang Chang, father of Lin-Ching Chang, associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, passed away on July 28, 2017. The memorial service will be held Saturday, August 17, at 8:00 a.m. at Jing-Der Hall, Mortuary in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. The public parting ceremony funeral will be held Saturday, August 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Letters of condolence may be sent to Lin-Ching, care of the School of Engineering, 311 Pangborn Hall, CUA.                                                                                                                              

         +Karla W. Simon, former professor at the Columbus School of Law, passed away on July 8, 2017. The family will hold a graveside service at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 328 East Queen Street, Pendleton, SC 29670 in the future. Letters of condolence may be sent to Kenny Funeral Home, PO Box 12, Sharon CT 06069.                                                                                                         

        +Maxwell Herron Bloomfield, III, professor emeritus at the Columbus School of Law, passed away on April 21, 2017. He began teaching courses in American legal and constitutional history in 1985, held a joint appointment with the Department of History and the Columbus School of Law, and retired from full-time teaching in 1998. The funeral Mass was held April 28, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1302 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550. Interment followed at Calvary Catholic Mausoleum, 2506 65th Street, Galveston, TX 77551. Letters of condolence may be sent to his wife, Mrs. Helen Bloomfield, 4 Legas Drive, Galveston, TX 77551. 

           +Angela McLain, sister of special police officer Kieona Barnes, Department of Public Safety, passed away on June 8, 2017. The memorial service will be held Saturday, June 17 at 3:00 p.m. at East Friendship Baptist Church, 4401 Brooks Street NE, DC 20019. Letters of condolence may be sent to Officer Barnes, c/o Department of Public Safety, 120 Leahy Hall, CUA.

          + Edward M. Norton, father of Ellen N. Woods, director of creative services, passed away May 31, 2017. Funeral services were conducted by Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home, Cedar Grove, N.J. The funeral Mass was offered at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Cedar Grove, with entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J. Letters of condolence may be sent to Ellen in the Office of Creative Services, Publication and Design Services, Father O'Connell Hall, CUA.

           +Louise Haskins, mother-in-law of John Grabowski, associate professor and director of Moral Theology/Ethics in the School of Theology and Religious Studies, passed away May 15, 2017.  Visitation with friends and family will be Friday, May 19, 2017 at St. Ignatius of Loyola Church, 4103 Prices Distillery Road, Ijamsville MD 21754 at 10:00 a.m. with the Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. A luncheon will follow at Polk Social Hall at St. Ignatius. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 515 South Market Street, Frederick MD 21701. Letters of condolence may be sent to John c/o the School of Theology and Religious Studies, 106 Caldwell Hall, CUA.

           +Gladys E. Jackson, mother of Darlene Davis, financial aid counselor in the Office of Student Financial Assistance, passed away May 6, 2017.  Visitation will be Friday, May 12 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at A. L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home 200 Butternut Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22408.  The Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, May 13 at 11:00 a.m. at Mount Hope Baptist Church, 6823 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. 

            +Eusebio Zelaya, custodian in the Department of Facilities Administration and Services, passed away on May 3, 2017.  The viewing will be held at Culmore United Methodist Church, 3400 Charles Street, Falls Church VA 20041 on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday May 10, 2017 (It is an overnight viewing). Letters of condolence may be sent to Pablo Zelaya, 1615 Commonwealth Avenue, Apt #1, Alexandria, VA 22301.

             +Brother Leonard Katusz, OFM Conv., retired CUA employee who worked in Mullen Library, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at St. Casimir Church, 2800 O’Donnell Street, Baltimore, MD 21224, with a Franciscan Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. There will be a second visitation from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, May 10 at St. Casimir Church, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, 6515 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224. 

              +Lani Collins, retired office manager for the Office of Campus Ministry, passed away April 23, 2017. Visitation will be Wednesday evening, April 26, 2017 at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church, 5205 43rd Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. April 27, 2017 at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church. Condolences may be sent to her husband David Collins Jr., 413 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781.

 

             +Patrick James Attridge,  brother of Daniel Attridge, Dean and Knights of Columbus Professor of Law, Columbus School of Law, passed away on April 9, 2017. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on April 17, 2017 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 12319 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904. Letters of condolence may be sent to Dean Attridge, 337 Columbus School of Law, CUA.             

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April 2017 Memorial Remembrances
 

           +James Treichel, brother of Dr. Mary Flynn, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, passed away April 6, 2017. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. April 23, 2017 at George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 6160 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD 20745. Funeral will be 11:00 a.m. April 24, 2017 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2210 Callaway Street, Hillcrest Heights, MD 20748. Condolences may be sent to Mary, The School of Nursing, 411 Gowan Hall, CUA.

          +Cardinal William H. Keeler, the fourteenth Archbishop of Baltimore, passed away March 23, 2017. He served as a member of CUA’s Board of Trustees from 1989-2007. 

          +Alfred Cecil Hicks, husband of Ruth Hicks, assistant to the chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21 at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781.   A Funeral Mass will be held at St. James Catholic Church, 3628 Rhode Island Avenue, Mt. Ranier, MD 20712 on Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m. Letters of condolence may be sent to Ruth at the School of Engineering, G-32 Pangborn Hall, CUA.

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

 

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March 2017 Memorial Remembrances

          +Janelle Nanavati, a Ph.D candidate in the National Catholic School of Social Work, passed away Friday, march 10, 2017. The Funeral Mass will be heldat 12:00 p.m. on Fridy, March 17 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 800 South Cathedral Place, Richmond, VA 23220. 

           + Kinzie Bryant, Special Police Officer Eddie Battle’s brother-in-law, passed away. Viewing will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with the Funeral Service beginning at 12:00 p.m. at Marshall & March Funeral Home, 4308 Suitland Road, Suitland, MD  20746. Letters of condolence may be sent to SPO Battle, c/o the Department of Public Safety, 120 Leahy Hall, CUA. 

+Stella Ortega, mother-in-law of William Klingshirn, ordinary professor of Greek and Latin, passed away on March 6, 2017 in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico. A Rosary will be recited on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 205 Don Fernando St, Taos, NM 87571. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, with interment at 3:00 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 North Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. Klingshirn, 205 McMahon Hall, CUA.

            +Judith Sobolewski, mother of Gregory Sobolewski, lecturer in the School of Theology and Religious Studies, passed away on February 27, 2017. The funeral was held on March 7, 2017 at Our Lady of Peace Church, 108 S Marquette Street, Ironwood, MI 49938. The Rite of Committal and Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood, MI 49938 in the spring. Condolences may be sent to Dr. Sobolewski at St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN 55987.

          +Judith Faust, mother-in-law of Schlain Schmidt Faust, Director of Total Rewards & HRIS, Office of Human Resources, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. A Remembrance Tribute is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 at Lasting Tributes Funeral Care, 814 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401. Letters of Condolence may be sent to Schlain, c/o the Office of Human Resources, 170 Leahy Hall, CUA.

          +Vincent Alphonsus Sheehy III, CUA trustee emeritus, alumnus, and longtime benefactor, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 2, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA with a funeral Mass at St. Luke to follow at 12:30 p.m.

         +Henry Muller, father of Jerry Z. Muller, ordinary professor in the Department of History, passed away February 28, 2017. The funeral will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Adas Israel Congregation, 125 Cline Avenue S, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The service will be followed by burial in Niagara Falls. Letters of condolence may be sent to Professor Muller, c/o the Department of History, 228 Marist Hall, CUA. 

           +Carolyn Lee Howard, mother of Fr. David Howard, School of Canon Law, passed away Feb. 21, 2017. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 25, 2017 in Ohio. Letters of condolence may be sent to Fr. David, care of the School of Canon Law, 345 Caldwell Hall, CUA.

        +Geraldine E. Noble-Martocci, a doctoral student in the School of Theology and Religious Studies, passed away on Feb. 19, 2017.  A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, February 27, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace, 2700 S. 19th St., Arlington, VA 22204. 

             +Michael Novak, distinguished visiting professor in the Busch School of Business and Economic, passed away Feb. 17, 2017. His Funeral Mass will be held at 3:00 p.m. EST on Saturday, February 25, 2017 in the Crypt Church of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, 400 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C. 20017. Viewing will be prior to Mass, in the Crypt Church as well, beginning at 1:30 p.m. EST.  Burial will be Monday, February 27, at 11:00 a.m. EST at Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, DC. 

             +E. Clinton Bamberger, Jr., former Dean of the Columbus School of Law from 1969 to 1975, passed away Feb. 12, 2017. 

 

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

 

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February 2017 Memorial Remembrances

       +Ida Cammon Robinson, CUA alumna and grandmother of Veda Rasheed, third year Law School graduate student, passed away Feb. 6, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Northeastern Presbyterian Church, 2112 Varnum Street NE, Washington, DC 20019. Letters of condolence can be sent to Veda, 703 Chaplin Street SE, Washington DC 20019. 

     +Patricia C. Schneck, wife of Stephen F. Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and CUA associate professor, passed away Feb. 12, 2017. Visitation will be Sunday, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Pumphrey Funeral Home, 7557 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814. The Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Chapel, on the campus of Catholic University of America at 12:00 p.m. Letters of condolence can be sent to Stephen at the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, 08 McMahan Hall, CUA.

 

      +John Stolniuk, cousin of Sr. Miriam Holzman O.P., CUA Religious in Residence, passed away on Jan. 25, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

      +LaVonne Jacobson, mother of Merylann “Mimi” J. Schuttloffel, ordinary professor and department chair, CUA School of Education, passed away Jan. 24, 2017. The Rosary and Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 27 at 7:00 p.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1043 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. The funeral Mass will be at 10;30 a.m. on Saturday,Jan. 28, 2017. Letters of condolence can be sent to Mimi at the School of Education, 238 O’Boyle Hall, CUA.

       +Margaret Brach, mother of Philip Brach, assistant dean of the Busch School of Business and Economics and adjunct lecturer, and wife of Philip Louis Brach, CUA alumnus and former adjunct faculty member, passed away January 19, 2017. The wake and funeral are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at The Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament, 3630 Quesada Street NW, Washington, DC 20015. The wake will be from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The funeral Mass will immediately follow at 7:00 p.m. Letters of condolence can be sent to Phil at the Busch School of Business and Economics, 309 McMahon Hall, CUA.

       +Laura Barth, cousin of Sr. Miriam Holzman O.P., CUA Religious in Residence, passed away on Jan. 6, 2017 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. 

       +George E. Gingras, retired CUA associate professor of French and past chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, passed away Dec. 7, 2016. He taught French at CUA from 1961 until his retirement in 2000.   A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at 12:00 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Chapel, John McCormack Road. We invite his friends, colleagues and students to join us at the Mass and afterward for a small reception in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (McMahon Hall 208) in his honor.  

 

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

 

 

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 January 2017 Memorial Remembrances

 

           +Virginia Ann Garvey, wife of Professor Emeritus and former Law School Dean, John L. Garvey, passed away Jan. 15, 2017. Visitation is Sunday, Jan. 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD 20901. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 23 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 15663 Norbeck Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD 20906. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20906.       

          +Paula O’Brien, mother-in-law of Sandra O’Brien, clinical assistant professor, School of Nursing, passed away Jan. 13, 2017.  Visitation will be on Thursday, Jan. 19, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Candle Light Funeral Home, 1835 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Jan. 20, at 11:00 a.m. at Church of the Resurrection, 3175 Paulskirk Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21042.  Interment will take place at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, 11501 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117. Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. O’Brien at the School of Nursing, 409 Gowan Hall, CUA. 

        +Jean Siegesmund, aunt of Jack Martinez, CUA student minister, passed away Jan. 6, 2017.      

        +Yet Lin Yee, father-in-law of Ingrid Hsieh-Yee, ordinary professor, Department of Library and Information Science, passed away Dec. 19, 2016. Visitation will be held 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at Green Hills Mortuary. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at the Historic Church of Green Hills, 27501 South Western Avenue, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. Letters of condolence may be sent to Ingrid, Department of Library and Information Science, Columbus School of Law, Suite 314, CUA. 

         +Laila Talia Jamil, sister of Dr. Shawqi Talia, lecturer in the Department of Semitics and Egyptian Languages, passed away Dec. 28, 2016. A Requiem Mass took place Dec. 30, 2016 at St. Thomas Chaldean Catholic Church, 6900 W Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322. It was followed by committal at Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery, 25800 W 10 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48033. Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. Talia at the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures, 035 Mullen Library, CUA. 

    +Betty Woody, grandmother of Jamie Rife, video production coordinator, Office of Marketing and Communications, passed away Dec. 30, 2016. Visitation will be at Jesus Church of Bartley in Bartley, W.V. on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 5:00 p.m. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 1:00 p.m. with a gravesite service to follow at Keen Family Cemetery on Compton Mountain Road, Pilgrim's Knob, VA.

         +Mike L. Corsi, father of Ann Corsi, associate professor, Department of Biology, passed away Dec. 17, 2016. Visitation is Monday, Dec. 19 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street, Erie PA 16508. The funeral Mass will be held at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at St. George’s Church, 5145 Peach Street, Erie PA 16509, followed by interment at Holy Family Mausoleum in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 5711 West Lake Road, Erie PA 16505. Letters of condolence may be sent to Ann, Department of Biology, McCort-Ward 206A, CUA.

Fr. Jude DeAngelo, OFM Conv.

University Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry 

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November 2016 Memorial Remembrances

           +Dolores Conling, grandmother of Timothy Farina, junior CUA Architecture major

           +William Rutledge, father of Ryan Rutledge, CUA Arts and Sciences sophomore

            +Elizabeth Louison, mother of Eileen Louison, CUA Nursing senior, passed away Dec. 11, 2016. Visitation will be from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, at Cunningham Turch Funeral Home, 811 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, at St. Rita Catholic Church, 3815 Russell Road, Alexandria VA 22305.

           +Omar Jose Suarez Aragon, father of Fabian Suarez, Grounds/Facilities worker, passed away Dec. 4, 2016. The funeral service was held in Columbia, South America. Condolences can be sent to Fabian c/o Grounds and Fleet Maintenance, 200 Power Plant, CUA. 

          +Benjamin Fendler, a second year student in the Columbus School of Law, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. A Mass of Remembrance was held in Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel, Columbus School of Law, on Nov. 22, 2016. 

          +Christine E. Hunnicutt, sister of Joyce Johnson, associate professor in the School of Nursing, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. The Funeral Mass will be held Monday, Nov. 28, at 10:30 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 3801 Avenue A, Kearney, Nebraska with burial to follow at Kearney Cemetery, 4400 I Avenue, Kearney, NE 68847. Condolences can be sent to Joyce, 201 Gowan Hall, The School of Nursing, CUA.   

        +Mrs. Jannie Koger, mother of Claudette Duncan, custodian for Facilities Administration and Services, passed away Nov. 6, 2016. The viewing will be held on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with the funeral service to follow at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 5120 Whitfield Chapel Road, Lanham, MD 20706. Condolences can be sent to Claudette c/o Facilities Administration and Services, 200 Power Plant, CUA.

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

 

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  October 2016 Memorial Remembrances

            +Scott M. Maser, father of Abigayle Maser, Business sophomore, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. The funeral service is Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at the Air Force Academy Chapel, 2306 Sijan Drive, Air Force Academy, CO 80840. Burial will follow at the Air Force Academy Cemetery, Air Force Academy, CO 80840. Letters of support can be sent to Abigayle in care of the CUA Campus Ministry Office, Caldwell Hall B103, CUA.

          +Jean E. (Orio) Battersby, mother of Dr. Sharyn Battersby, associate professor and head of Music Education Division, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. The memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Verona, 10 Fairview Avenue, Verona NJ 07044 on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 10:00 a.m.  Condolences can be sent to Dr. Sharyn Battersby, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, CUA. 

           +Dr. Mark W. Ulrickson, father of Dr. Peter Ulrickson, assistant professor of Mathematics, passed away Oct 11, 2016. The funeral service was held on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home, 400 North 3rd Street, Ishpeming, MI 49849. Following the service, interment took place at Ishpeming Cemetery, 1705 North 2nd Street, Ishpeming. Condolences can be sent to Dr. Peter Ulrickson, Department of Mathematics, Aquinas Hall 116H, CUA.

           +Mr. Fredrick “Freddie” C. Richardson, Pryzbyla Aramark food service worker, passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2016. The Funeral service was held Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at Richardson Funeral Home Chapel, 607 South Main Street, Louisburg, NC 27549, with interment following at Perry’s Church Cemetery, Castalia, NC. Condolences can be sent to Nan Payne, Dining Services, 124 Pryzbyla Center, CUA. 

           +Mr. Thomas Sessoms, Pryzbyla Utility Aramark worker, passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. Visitation times are this Saturday, Oct. 8, 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Snead Funeral Home, 5732 Georgia Ave, N.W. Washington, DC 20011. The Burial service will take place on Tuesday, Oct.11, at Richardson Funeral Home, 204 Alston Street, Nashville, NC 27856. Condolences can be sent to his sister, Elnora Finch, c/o Richardson Funeral Home, 204 Alston Street, Nashville, NC 27856.

              +William “Bill" Geannikis, father of Erikk Geannikis, Ph.D student in the School of Philosophy, passed away Sept. 30, 2016. Visitation times are 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at Edward F. Lieber Funeral Home, 266 N Central Avenue, Valley Stream, NY 11580. Interment will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 11:30 a.m. at Saint John’s Cemetery, 80-01 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY 11379. Condolences can be sent to Erikk, c/o The School of Philosophy, 100 Aquinas Hall, CUA. 

                 +Lawrence L. Sobolewski, father of Gregory Sobolewski, lecturer in the School of Theology & Religious Studies, passed away Sept. 29, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Peace Church,108 S Marquette St, Ironwood, MI 49938. Condolences can be sent to Gregory c/o The School of Theology & Religious Studies, 106 Caldwell Hall, CUA.

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May-September 2016 Memorial Remembrances

                 +Estell Hardy Carter, mother of Jaime Walls, assistant athletic director for Sports Medicine, Athletics Department, passed away Sept. 26, 2016. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at Antioch Baptist Church, 1384 New Market Road, Richmond, VA 23231. Interment will be at Washington Memorial Park, 6217 Memorial Drive, Sandston, VA 23150. Condolences can be sent to Jaime, 205 DuFour Athletic Center, CUA.

                 +Roy Franklin Harmon, Jr., M.D., father of A.G. Harmon, clinical associate professor, Columbus School of Law, passed away September 22, 2016 in Franklin, Tennessee. The funeral was held at St. Peter's Church in Columbia, TN with burial at St. John's Cemetery in Ashlawn, TN. Condolences can be sent to Professor Harmon, 480 Law School, Catholic University of America, 3600 John McCormack Road, NE, Washington DC 20064.

               +Pedro Manoel Buarque de Macedo, CUA Emeritus Professor and alumnus, passed away Sept. 19, 2016. A Prayer Service of Christian Burial is to be conducted on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Vincent de Paul Chapel, 3502 John McCormack Road NE, Washington, DC 20064. Burial will immediately follow the service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20906. Condolences can be sent to his wife Arlene Buarque de Macedo, 6100 Highboro Road, Bethesda, MD 20817.

                +Miriam Del Carmen Paniagua, line server for Aramark, passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. The Mass of Christian Burial was held on Sept. 8, 2016 at St. Catherine Labore Catholic Church, 11801 Claridge Road, Wheaton, MD 20902. 

               +Kazimiera Kindrat, mother of Steve Kindrat, Facilities Maintenance and Operations Zone 3 leader, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Steve, 200 Power Plant, CUA.  

               +Rev. George F. McLean, O.M.I., CUA Emeritus Professor and alumnus, passed away September 6, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in the Chapel at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Residence, 486 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA  01876. Calling hours will be on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm with a Prayer Service at 7:30 pm.  

               +Lorenzie R. Carr, the father of Lieutenant Marcus Carr of the Department of Public Safety, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2016. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 25th at First Baptist Church, 528 Booth Street, Salisbury, MD 21801.  The viewing is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. followed by the funeral at 7:00 p.m. Condolences may be sent to Lt. Carr, c/o the Department of Public Safety, 121 Leahy Hall, CUA.

 

             +Nancy Bidwill, CUA Trustee Emeritus and mother of alumnus Michael Bidwill, passed away August 17, 2016. She died in her home surrounded by family members. She was 84 years old and was married for 56 years to her husband William “Bill” Bidwill. No further details have been made public.

             +Francis E. “Franny” Murray, alumni and former Department of Athletics employee for over 70 years, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2016. A viewing will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 9. between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 7501 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD 20783. Another viewing will take place Wednesday, Aug. 10 between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. The funeral Mass will take place on Aug. 10 at 10:00 a.m.

            + Ronald Covington, brother of Patricia Covington, public safety assistant in the Office of Public Safety and uncle of Vera Covington, cash accountant in the Office of Treasury Services, passed away on July 29, 2016.  The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m.on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, with a viewing at 9:30 a.m. at Greater St. Paul Baptist Church, 5720 New Hampshire Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20011. Condolences can be sent to Vera at the Office of Treasury Services, 155 Leahy Hall, CUA.

             + Alfred James Bahr, father of Katie Bahr, senior writer/editor in the Office of Marketing and Communications, passed away on July 29, 2016. The funeral will take place on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 12975 Purcell Road, Manassas, VA 20112, with burial to follow at Quantico National Cemetery, 18424 Joplin Road, Triangle, VA 22172. Condolences can be sent to Katie at the Office of Marketing and Communications, 405 Father O'Connell Hall, CUA.

            + Sarah Neely, mother of Thomasine Johnson, Associate Vice President, Department of Public Safety, passed away on July 11, 2016. The viewing was held on Monday, July 18, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by the funeral service at Bibleway Temple Church, 1100 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, DC  20001. Letters of condolence may be sent to Ms. Cheryl Pendergast or Ms. Sharron Faulkner, DPS, 120 Leahy Hall, CUA.

 

            + Paul G. Rooney, father of CUA junior Brendan Rooney, passed away June 27, 2016. The Funeral was held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, at Our Lady of Sorrows, 920 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY 10605. Letters of condolence can be sent c/o the Office of the Dean of Students, 353 Pryzbyla Center, CUA. 

            + Luther J. Mayo, father of Teresa Chandler, Purchasing Department, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016. Viewing and wake to be held Friday, July 8 at Steven Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway, Wilson NC 27893. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Saint Delight Missionary Baptist Church, 341 Speights Bridge Road, Walstonburg NC 27888. Letters of condolence may be sent to Teresa, Office of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, LL40 Leahy Hall, CUA. 

           + Charlotte Dinges, mother of William Dinges, ordinary professor of religion and culture in the School of Theology and Religious Studies, passed away on June 18, 2016. Her funeral was June 21 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 419 Poplar Street, Halstead, KS 67056. Letters of condolence can be sent to Bill c/o the School of Theology and Religious Studies, 106 Caldwell Hall, CUA. 

          + Theresa R. Giancoli, mother-in-law of Catherine Giancoli, processing specialist in the Office of Enrollment Services, passed away June 6, 2016. The Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 9, at 10:00 a.m. at Hines Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904. The interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 1300 Bladensburg Rd NE, Washington, DC 20002. Condolences can be sent to Catherine in Enrollment Services, W200 Father O’Connell Hall, CUA.

             + Alan J. Zeich, uncle of Heidi Zeich, Associate Dean of Students, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Bullock Funeral Home. Letters of condolence can be sent to Heidi at the Office of the Dean of Students, 353 Pryzbyla Center, CUA. 

             + Gerald Eric Robinson, CUA Special Police Officer, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2016.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 18 at Beall Funeral Home, 6512 Crain Highway, Bowie MD  20715, with the viewing from 10:00 a.m. and the funeral at 12:30 p.m. The burial will follow at 2:30 pm, Cheltenham’s Veteran Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623. Letters of condolence can be sent to Cheryl Pendergast, The Department of Public Safety, 120 Leahy Hall, CUA.

           +Else Marie Gehring, niece of alumnus Janet Gehring, passed away April 26, 2016, Viewings will be held at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 West Braddock Road, Alexandria VA, 22302 on Wednesday May 4, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at Good Shepherd Catholic Church on Thursday, May 5, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The funeral Mass will be held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 8710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria VA 22309 on Thursday, May 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

            +William Walker Durham, grandson of Susan Durham, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, passed away April 17, 2016, three hours after he was born.  The funeral service will be held later this month. Condolences can be sent to Susan, c/o the School of Nursing-Gowan Hall, CUA. 

 

            +Sara Telahun, sister of Segenet Telahun, office manager of the School of Business and Economics, passed away April 28, 2016.  Funeral services were held May 2, 2016. Condolences can be sent to Sege, The Busch School of Business and Economics, 307 McMahon Hall, CUA. 

           +James Patrick Judge, father of Margaret Pooley, academic systems manager, Department of Library and Information Science, and grandfather of Grace Pooley, a Chemistry senior, passed away April 22, 2016.  The funeral Mass was at 10:00 a.m. April 25 at the Church of the Resurrection, Riderwood Village, 3110 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring, MD. Condolences can be sent to Margaret, 315B Columbus School of Law, CUA

            +Samuel E. Griffin, father of Angela Cooper, senior financial analyst, Office of the Provost, passed away April 19, 2016.  The visitation at 10:00 a.m. and Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. will be Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at First Baptist Church of Glenarden, 3600 Brightseat Road Landover, MD 20785. Condolences can be sent to Angela, care of the Provost Office, 103 McMahon Hall, CUA.

 

              +Robert Edwin Wagner, grandfather of Emily Wagner, writer in the Office of Alumni Relations, passed away on April 18. The funeral service will take place in late May in Kennett Square, PA. Condolences can be sent to Emily in the Craves Family Alumni Center, Father O'Connell Hall, CUA.

+Paresh Gomes, brother of Nirmal Gomes, University Libraries Fast Track Project team leader, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Mausaid, Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 19, 2016. Condolences can be sent to Nirmal at 017 Mullen Library, CUA.

 

+Kimi Yen Rumsey, mother of Victoria Rumsey, manager of stewardship and donor relations, Office of University Advancement, passed away April 10, 2016. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Murphy’s Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22203. The memorial service will be Saturday, April 16, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chinese Christian Church of Virginia, 6071 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041. Condolences can be sent to Victoria, care of University Advancement, Father O’Connell Hall, CUA.

 

+Donald E. Parchen, Jr., father of Angela Parchen Rasmussen, Ph.D graduate student in the School of Theology and Religious Studies, passed away March 10, 2016.

 

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APRIL 2016 Memorial Remembrances

               +Fred B. Ugast, former CUA alumnus and DC Superior Court Chief Judge, passed away April 6, 2016. The viewing will be on Sunday, April 17 at Devol Funeral Home, 2222 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington DC 20007 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be at the Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament, 3630 Quesada Street, NW Washington DC 20015 on Monday, April 18 at 11:00 a.m. 

+Lowry ‘Fritz’ C. Fredrickson, father of Lara Fredrickson, graphic designer, Office of Marketing and Communications, passed away March 31, 2016. The memorial service is Sunday, April 24 at the Clark Alumni House at Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Letters of condolence may be sent to Lara Fredrickson, B15 Marist Hall, CUA.

 

           +Bernard Dobranski, Dean Emeritus of the Columbus School of Law, passed away March 24, 2016. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 31 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Laughlin Memorial Chapel, 222 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15216. Mass and internment are Friday, April 1 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 400 Hoodridge Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15234. Condolences can be sent to his wife, Mrs. Carroll Dobranski, 1920 Empress Court, Naples, FL 34110.

          +Evelyn "Evie" Thompson McMullen, mother of Patricia McMullen, Dean of the School of Nursing, passed away on March 16, 2016. Letters of condolence can be sent to Patricia McMullen, School of Nursing, Gowan Hall, CUA.  

           +Mohammed Arozullah, retired professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, passed away on March 10, 2016.  Condolences may be sent the Arozullah family at 1309 Chilton Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

           +Ronald Daughtery, brother of Laura Daughtery, associate professor at the National Catholic School of Social Service, passed away March 12, 2016. Condolences may be sent to Laura, 110 Shahan Hall, CUA.

 

          +John Anulat's grandfather passed away. John is a first year Arts and Science major here at CUA.    

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MARCH 2016 Memorial Remembrances

           +Denise Reidcustodian in the department of Facilities Administration and Services, passed away March 13, 2016. Condolences can be sent to her daughter Lorraine Adams, 2724 Foote St, NE, Washington DC 20019.

        +Clinton D. Satterfield Sr., father of Tamika Hainsworth, benefits specialist in Human Resources, passed away March 9, 2016. Viewing and funeral service will be held in Virginia Beach, VA. Letters of condolence may be sent to Tamika, 170 Leahy Hall, CUA.

       +Romeo E. Dullin, brother of Luz Lily Dullin-Jones, financial office manager, Campus Ministry, passed away on March 10, 2016.  Viewing and funeral service will be in the Philippines.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Luz Dullin-Jones, Room B107B, Caldwell Hall, CUA. 

         +Karen L. Dutkowsky, mother of philosophy senior Christen Dutkowsky, passed away March 5, 2016.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2016, at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 125 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12202. Letters of condolence may be sent to Christen, c/o the Office of the Dean of Students, 353 Pryzbyla Center, CUA.

        +Eleanor E. Zeich, great aunt of Heidi Zeich, Associate Dean of Students, passed away Feb. 28, 2016. Condolences can be sent to Heidi at the Office of the Dean of Students, 353 Pryzbyla Center, CUA.

       +Laura Maria Sanchez, grandmother of Siena Sanchez-O’Brien, alumna and academic specialist and departmental administrator, Department of Greek and Latin, passed away Feb. 8, 2016. The Funeral Mass was held on Feb. 19 at St. Raymond of Penafort Roman Catholic Church, 8750 Pohick Road, Springfield, VA 22153. Letters of condolence may be sent to Sienna at the Department of Greek and Latin, 205 McMahon Hall, CUA.

        +Poy Goon Lim, father of Dr. Peter Lum, associate professor and chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, passed away Feb. 25, 2016. Condolences can be sent to Dr. Lum at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, 131 Pangborn Hall, CUA. 

        +Seifu Telahun, brother of Segenet (Sege) Telahun, office manager for the School of Business and Economics, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016.  Condolences can be sent to Sege c/o The School of Business and Economics, McMahon Hall 307, CUA.

        +Olivia White, food service worker with Aramark Dining Services, passed away on Feb. 20, 2016. The funeral service will be held Wed. March 2, at 11:00 a.m., with a viewing at 10:00 a.m. at Spirit of Faith Christian Center, 2261 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills, MD 20748. Letters of condolence may be sent to the White Family c/o Ms. Nanyamka Payne, Dining Services, Room, 124, Pryzbyla Center, CUA. 

        +Sister Rose Therese Bahr, alumna and former professor in the School of Nursing, passed away Feb. 18, 2016. 

         +Lois Gray, sister of Louise Gray, program coordinator in the Department of Library and Information Science, passed away Feb. 9, 2016.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 11:00 a.m at LeDetroit Baptist Church, 5300 Indianhead Highway, Oxon Hill, MD 20745, with a viewing at 9:30 a.m. Condolences can be sent to Louise Gray, 1216 Half St. SW, Washington, DC 20024.

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FEBRUARY 2016 Memorial Remembrances

          +Jeanette Petersen, mother of Beverly Petersen Jennison, clinical associate professor at the Columbus School of Law, passed away on Feb. 9, 2016.  Burial will be in New Jersey at a private service.   Condolences can be sent to Beverly at 475A Law School, Catholic University of America, 3600 John McCormack Rd, NE, Washington, DC 20064.

         +George VondurMhull, grandfather of Joanna Slinkert, Gibbons Hall resident assistant, passed away on Feb. 8, 2016. Condolences can be sent to Joanna, Gibbons Hall 226, CUA. 

        +Betty Kreamer, mother of Karen Kreamer-Porter, director of Facilities Administration and Services, passed away on Feb. 5, 2016. The funeral service will be held this Thursday, Feb. 11 at 11:00a.m. at Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater MD 21037. Condolences can be sent to Karen at the Power Plant, Room 200, CUA.

        +Marie Santa Maria Lee, mother of Katie Lee, director of communications, Office of Public Affairs, passed away Feb. 2, 2016.  Her funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Our Mother of Consolation Church, 9 E. Chestnut Hill Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 19118. Condolences may be sent to Katie, Public Affairs--B15 Marist Hall, CUA.

        +Harry P. “Skip” Mottola III, father of Rev. Peter Mottola, Priest-in-Residence, Campus Ministry, passed away Jan. 30, 2016. His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Memorial United Methodist Church, 101 W. Sylvania Ave., Neptune City, NJ, 07753. Condolences may be sent to Rev. Peter, Office of Campus Ministry--Caldwell Hall B103, CUA.

         +Paul Martin, brother of alumnus and former associate professor, School of Architecture and Planning, George Martin, passed away Jan. 30, 2016. His wake is this Friday Feb. 5  from 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m. at Holy Cross Church, 4920 Strathmore Ave, Garrett Park, MD 20896. His funeral Mass will be held at 11:00a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, also at Holy Cross Church. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Cara Martin, 4412 Franklin Street, Kensington, MD 20895.

        +Thomas J. Madden, alumnus Columbus School of Law, class of 1968 and father Elizabeth Winston, associate professor of law, Columbus School of Law, passed away on Jan. 23, 2016. Condolences can be sent to Elizabeth Winston at the Columbus School of Law, CUA. 

        +Daniel Rooney, brother-in-law of Patrick Carr, master’s student in the School of Business, who passed away unexpectedly in a car accident in Indiana on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. Daniel leaves behind a wife, six children, and his wife is pregnant with their seventh child. Condolences can be sent to Patrick, care of The School of Business and Economics, 309 McMahon Hall, CUA.

 

       +Estrella E. Dizon, former Administrative Assistant to the Department of Politics and step-mother of Natividad V. Garcia, former Assistant Dean at the Law School, passed away Jan. 17, 2016. The viewing is this Thursday, Jan. 21, from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm at Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD. The funeral Mass will be held on Friday, Jan. 22 at 10am at St. Camillus Catholic Church, 1600 St Camillus Dr, Silver Spring, MD, and internment to follow at George Washington Cemetery, 9500 Riggs Rd, Adelphi, MD. Condolences can be sent to her daughter Oliva G. Batenga, 10314 Aster Dr, Adelphi, MD 20783.

       +Francisco De La Peña, father of Fr. Eric De La Peña, associate chaplain for faith development, Campus Ministry, passed away Jan. 15, 2016. The wake is Jan. 17-22 at the Dominican Shrine of the Holy Rosary, Santo Domingo Church, Quezon City, Philippines. The funeral Mass is this Saturday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. at Resurrection of Our Lord Parish, Philippines. Condolences can be sent to Fr. Eric, Campus Ministry, Caldwell Hall

        +James C. Brown, father-in-law of Scott Rembold, vice president for University Advancement, passed away Jan. 13, 2015. Condolences can be sent to Scott Rembold, University Advancement, 106 Aquinas Hall, CUA.  

     +Timothy Pretty, Sr, grandfather of Sykeem Lewis, alumnus and Graduate Admissions Coordinator School of Arts and Sciences, passed away Jan. 9, 2016. The memorial service is this Friday, Jan. 15, at 12:00pm at March Funeral Home, 4300 Wabash Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215. Condolences can be sent to Sykeem, School of Arts and Sciences, 107 McMahon Hall, CUA.

       +David Edward Tyson, Jr, brother of Earl Tyson, landscape maintenance technician, passed away Dec. 17, 2015. Condolences can be sent to Earl at Grounds & Fleet, Power Plant, CUA.

 

      +Mildred Eaves Newton, mother of Stephanie Adams, Administrative Assistant in the School of Nursing, passed away on Dec. 24, 2015.  The memorial service is Friday, Jan. 8, at 1:30pm at Fort Lincoln Funeral Home, 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, MD.  Condolences can be sent to Stephanie at the School of Nursing-Gowan Hall, CUA. 

 

     +Carol Heimann, sister-in-law of Nora M. Heimann, Chair and Associate Professor of Art History, Department of Art, and alumnus Christopher M. Heimann, passed away on Dec. 20, 2015. Condolences can be sent to Nora Heimann at the Department of Art-Salve Regina Hall, CUA. 

      +Ronald Okuma, father of Taryn Okuma, Clinical Assistant Professor in English, passed away on Dec. 19, 2015.  Condolences can be sent to Taryn in the Department of English-Marist Hall 105, CUA. 

    +Mark Emerson Watkins, brother to Kathryn Watkins, alumna of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, passed away on Dec. 2, 2015.  The memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 12, at 1:00p.m. at McLean Presbyterian Church, 1020 Balls Hill Rd, McLean, VA 22101. Condolences can be sent to Kathryn Watkins, care of her husband, Eric Gramatges, faculty member, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, CUA

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

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DECEMBER 2015 Memorial Remembrances 

   +Rev. Charles William Rooks, alumnus of CUA, passed away on Dec. 9, 2015.  The memorial service was held on Dec. 14, 7pm, at St. Joseph Heights, Provincial Center of the Sisters of Notre Dame in Park Hills, KY. 

   +Sister Catherine “Kate” DooleyO.P.a Sinsinawa (WI) Dominican Sister, alumna, and formerprofessor of catechetics and liturgy at CUA, passed away Dec. 1, 2015. 

   +Marilyn A. Harris, mother of Phillip Harris, Payroll Director, passed away on Nov. 7, 2015. Memorial Services were held Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens, 1718 W 350 N. Hwy, West Lafayette, IN 47906. Letters of condolence may be sent to Phil at Payroll, 130 Leahy Hall, CUA.  

  +James D. Kurfess, husband of Mary Deffley Kurfess, a doctoral student in the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), passed away on October 27. Letters of condolence may be sent to Mary at NCSSS,100 Shahan Hall, CUA

  +Alice Shumaker, the mother of Professor David Shumaker in the Department of Library & Information Science, passed away on October 26. Condolences can be sent to Professor Shumaker in the Department of Library & Information Science, 455 LAW, CUA.

   +Patrick Wallace, husband of Lisa Wood, Director of Employee Relations and Equal Opportunity Officer in Human Resources. Passed away on October 26. Letters of condolence may be sent to Lisa in Human Resources, 170 Leahy Hall, CUA. 

  +Jane Sawyer Bickel, the mother of David Bickel, a doctoral student in church history in the School of Theology and Religious Studies passed away October 22. Services were held on November 7 at Chapel East, Hillcrest Mausoleum, Dallas, TX. Condolences can be sent to David at the School of Theology and Religious Studies, 106 Caldwell Hall, CUA. 

   +Luis Cavallini, grandfather of CUA sophomore Juan Aznaran, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. 

   +Robert J. 'Bob' Schuttloffel, brother-in-law of Dr. Merylann J. Schuttloffel, Ordinary Professor and Chair of the Education Department, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. Schuttloffel at 207 O'Boyle Hall, CUA.

   +Helen Yura-Petro, alumni and former faculty in the School of Nursing at CUA, passed away October 12, 2015.

 +Patrick F. Hamm, former CUA graduate student, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2015. Letters of condolence may be sent to his Mother, Patricia Hamm, 2111 Jefferson Davis Highway, Apt. 322 S, Arlington, VA 22202.

+Patrick Timothy Kelley, age 68, brother of Dr. Faith Mullen, J.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Law at the Columbus School of Law, passed away on September 30, 2015.

 +Virginia Jane, daughter of Mary McCarthy Hines, CUA Media Relations Specialist, passed away on September 26, 2015.

+ Ronald J. Corazzi, brother of Claudia Jones, administrative assistant, Public Affairs, passed away on September 15, 2015.

+Delores Marie Burke, mother of John Burke, Professor, School of Business & Economics, passed away on August 16, 2015. 

+John “Jack” Conrad, brother of Jerry Conrad, Associate Vice President of Facilities Operations, passed away on August 7, 2015.

 +James Houghton, husband of Rosemarie Houghton, Voice Instructor, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, passed away on August 4, 2015. 

+Catherine Louise Wells, cashier of Dining Services, passed away on July 29, 2015. 

+Brian Nowlin, Assistant to the Chair, Department of Psychology, passed away on July 30, 2015. 

+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. 

+Patti Oberdorff, mother of Ashley Oberdorff, Human Resources Generalist – Faculty Support, Office of Human Resources, passed away on July 26, 2015.

+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. 

+Daniel Lee Crist, HVAC Engineer, Department of Facilities Maintenance and Operations, passed away on July 9, 2015.

+Anthony Ruffa, 1960 Ph.D. alumnus, passed away on June 20, 2014. 

+Vanilla Spencer-Williams, sister of Roberta Spencer-Mayo, console attendant, Public Affairs, passed away on June 18, 2015. 

+Paul Petersen, brother of Beverly Jennison, Clinical Asst. Professor, Columbus School of Law, passed away on June 14, 2015. 

+José Lopez, husband of Chiquita Shields Lopez, former administrative assistant, Office of Career and Professional Development, Columbus School of Law, passed away on June 14, 2015. 

+Fred Silecchia, father of Professor Lucia Silecchia, Columbus School of Law, passed away on June 13, 2015.

 +Elizabeth K. Beam, 1939 alumna, Columbus School of Law, passed away on June 13, 2015.  Funeral and burial service were private. 

+Sr. Mary Jean Flaherty, S.C., former dean and ordinary professor, School of Nursing, passed away on June 12, 2015. 

+Sr. Rose Monica (Cathy) Katusz, OSF, sister of  Bro. Leonard Katusz, OFM Conv., senior cataloger, Mullen Library, passed away on May 30, 2015. 

+Mary Lou Simpson, mother of Andrew Simpson, ordinary professor, B.T. Rome School of Music, passed away on May 21, 2015. 

+Crystal Rasheed, mother of Veda Rasheed, second-year law student, passed away on May 20, 2015. 

+Terrance Reynolds Williams, former ordinary professor, School of Architecture and Planning, passed away on May 16, 2015. 

+Gayle Campbell, former director, Budget Administration, Columbus School of Law, passed away on May 11, 2015.

+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. 

+William Moore, Sr., father of William Moore, Manager, Landscape & Grounds Services, passed away on May 7, 2015. 

+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 on May 4, 2015.

+Jennie M. Zampelli, mother of Ernest Zampelli, Ordinary Professor, School of Business & Economics, passed away on April 29, 2015. 

 

+Albert Turchick, grandfather of Tom Peterson, sophomore, School of Arts and Science, passed away on April 24, 2015. 

+Wendell Reynold Howard, father of Barbara Howard, associate professor, Department of Biology, passed away on April 15, 2015. 

 

+Betty Descamp Beard, grandmother of Michael Beard, Associate Campus Minister for Men’s Ministry & Retreats, Campus Ministry, passed away on April 6, 2015. 

+Louise L. Doyle, mother of David Doyle, 2012 B.A. alumnus, passed away on April 5, 2015. 

             

+Alexander R. McMullen II, father of Dr. Patricia McMullen, Dean and Ordinary Professor, School of Nursing, passed away on April 2, 2015. 

+Terence Francell Johnson, cousin of Lea Harrison, reserves coordinator, Mullen Library, and graduate student, School of Arts & Science passed away on March 23, 2015. 

+Raja Parasuraman, PhD, former Ordinary Professor, Department of Psychology, passed away on March 22, 2015. 

+Veronica Kennedy, mother of Rev. Kevin Kennedy, adjunct professor, School of Theology and Religious Studies, passed away on March 14, 2015. 

+Anna Carbonaro, mother of Janine Kempski, administrative assistant, Enrollment Operations, and grandmother of Vincent Kempski, 2013 B.M. alumnus, and Stefan Kempski, sophomore, Arts & Science; passed away on March 11, 2015. 

+Rev. William (Augustine) Wallace, O.P., professor emeritus, School of Philosophy and Department of History, passed away on March 3, 2015. 

+Rev.. Matthew Baker, Orthodox priest and brother of Gregory Baker, assistant professor and director of Irish Studies, Department of English, passed away on March 1, 2015. 

+Mary Edsall Choquette, former assistant professor, School of Library & Information Science, passed away on February 20, 2015. 

+Anthony J. Pogorelc, father of Rev. Anthony J. Pogorelc, PSS, Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies passed away on February 17, 2015.  

+Nan Bradburn Dunn, 1955 M.S.N. alumnus, passed away on February 14, 2015. 

+Amanda M. (Mandy) Carter, 2013 B.S. alumna, passed away on February 9, 2015.

+Donald J. Heim, father of Donald J. Heim, Jr., clinical assistant professor, School of Business and Economics, passed away on February 3, 2015. 

+O'Ceola Sloan, father of Gary Sloan, professor, Department of Drama, passed away on February 3, 2015. 

+Pat Cholko, father of Kara Tappan, third-year law student, Columbus School of Law, passed away on February 1, 2015. 

+Ruth Alberta Craig, grandmother of Ryann Elizabeth Craig, doctoral student, Dept. of Semitics, passed away on January 30, 2015. 

+Carole Sullivan Stone, 1979 MSN alumna, former research associate and assistant professor, School of Nursing, passed away on January 30, 2015. 

+Dr. Lois Hoskins, Dean, School of Nursing (1985-1992), passed away on January 27, 2015. 

+Catherine Daly Gittings, retired associate to the dean of nursing, passed away on January 20, 2015. 

+Nancy Gardner Tenuta, mother-in-law of Cynthia Tenuta, Executive Project Coordinator, Division of Student Affairs, passed away on January 19, 2015. 
 

+Oliver Francois, father of Travis Francois, senior communications specialist, Department of Public Safety, passed away on January 17, 2015. 

+Dr. Frank Pesci, Sr., 1956 M.A. and 1963 Ph.D. alumnus; former instructor, School of Education; grandfather of undergraduate students, George and Rosie Townsend; and father of the late Jane Pesci Townsend, former head of the Musical Theatre Division, The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, passed away January 17, 2015.

 

+Stephen Lee Weaver, uncle of Lisa M. Weaver, doctoral candidate, School of Theology and Religious Studies, passed away January 8, 2015. 

+August Doskey, father of Albert Doskey, doctoral student, School of Theology and Religious Studies, passed away on January 15, 2015. 

+Preston Gilbert Knodell, Jr., 1966 M.A & 1969 Ph.D. alumnus, passed away on December 25, 2014. 

+Floreen Camella Gomillion, mother of Terrie Gomillion-McPherson, administrative assistant, School of Arts and Sciences, passed away on December 13, 2014. 

 

+William E. May, Ph.D, former professor, School of Religious Studies (1971-1991), passed away on December 13, 2014. 

+Berard Marthaler, OFM Conv., Conventual Franciscan Friar; professor/professor emeritus, School of Theology and Religious Studies; and member of St. Bonaventure Friary in Silver Spring, MD, passed away on November 30, 2014.
 

+Geralyn Jane Berg, sister of Steven Petroff, graduate student, School of Theology and Religious Studies, died on November 15, 2014.

 

In Christ,

 

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

 
 

 

 

 

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