• March 2017

    Mary Adele Pace who died on March 13, 2017 at age 56; she is the sister of Samuel '71, Armand '74, William 76, James 81, Catherine (Scott) '82 and the late Vincent '73.
     
    Ann B. Scattergood who died on March 14, 2017; she is the mother of William K. Scattergood, Jr. '60.
     
    Walter C. Keiper, Sr. who died on March 16, 2017 at age 83 (born 7/26/33); he is the husband of Nancy Keiper, retired long-time Archmere tennis coach.
     
    Harry L. Hundermark who died on March 18, 2017 at age 85; he is the father of Harry K. Hundermark '78.
     
    Adele Trifiletti who died on March 21, 2017 at age 97; she is the paternal grandmother of Mary Elizabeth Trifiletti '89.
     
    Marie R. Bertram who died on March 30, 2017 at age 93 (born 8/7/23); she is the mother of Kenneth C. Bertram '77.
  • February 2017


    William L. Murphy '62 who died on December 8, 2016 at age 72 (born 5/11/44)
     
    Pauline S. Zagarella who died on January 21, 2017 at age 90 (born 4/21/26); she is the mother of Father John Zagarella, O.Praem. Director of Guidance at Archmere
     
    Domenic J. Martino '83 who died on January 24, 2017 at age 52 (born 9/30/64)
     
    Eileen C. Moeller who died on January 26, 2017; she is the maternal grandmother of John '98, Robert '01, and Max '06 Long (their mother, Julianne Long, is long-time 8th grade teacher at Saint Aloysius Academy)
     
    Betty Jane Sniadowski who died on January 30, 2017 at age 95 (born 10/3/21); she is the mother of the late John W. Sniadowski '65 (RIP 8/14/99)

    Thomas F.X. Rafferty, Jr. who died on January 24, 2017; he is the father of Thomas F., III '74 and Brian J. '77 Rafferty
     
    Frances D. Waldron who died on February 6, 2017 at age 91; she is the mother of Patricia D. Pomeroy, former science teacher/department head at Archmere (1978-2011) and maternal grandmother of Paul J., III '88 and Melissa '90 Pomeroy. The Funeral Mass is today at 10:30 AM at Saint Cecilia Church in Philadelphia, with burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem, PA.
     
    George R. Oliver who died on February 8, 2017 at age 75 (born 6/25/41); he is the father-in-law of John Cirillo, Archmere's Director of Finance, and maternal grandfather of Melissa '13 and Jennifer '17 Cirillo. The Funeral service is tonight at 6:30 PM at Doherty Funeral Home, 1900 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington; further services and burial will be held in Plain City, Ohio. The Mass during 7th period today will be for Mr. Oliver.

    Caroline E. Kuhwald who died on January 27, 2017 at age 94 (born 8/12/22); she is the mother of Mark Kuhwald '76. Services will be held privately at a later date.
     
    Stella R, Gehrt who died on February 13, 2017 at age 95 (born in 1921); she is the mother of W. Thomas '67 and Russell L. '70 Gehrt and the paternal grandmother of Matthew T. Gehrt '96.  Services will be private at the Delaware Veterans Cemetery; her husband, Warren, died on 9/4/15.
     
    John E. Dougherty, Jr. '52 who died on February 15, 2017 at age 83. Mass of Christian Burial was on February 22, 2017 at Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church, with burial following in the adjoining cemetery.
  • January 2017

    Mary Katherine Denny who died on November 25, 2016 at age 96; she is the mother of James Denny, former history teacher at Archmere.
     
    Shirley Ann Ciarlo who died on November 28, 2016 at age 81; she is the mother of Gregory '84, Brian '86 and Sandi '89 Ciarlo.
     
    Helena Coyle who died on November 30, 2016 at age 102 (born 6/8/1914)); she is the paternal grandmother of Kevin '82 and Eric '88 Coyle.
     
    Robert J. Gregore who died on December 2, 2016 at age 87 (born 10/2/29); he is the father of Carol Gregore Borris '81.
     
    Dr. Aletha I. Ramseur who died on December 10, 2016 at age 72 (born 3/18/44); she is the mother of Tewana '83 and Paul '87 (a current Trustee of Archmere) Ramseur.
     
    Barbara C. Mueller who died on December 15, 2016 at age 86; she is the mother of Barbara Mueller Weyler '86 and Daniel P.Mueller '88.
     
    Lakshmisri Chatterjee who died on December 17, 2016 at age 64; she is the mother of Pia Chatterjee '99.
     
    Alfred R. Fraczkowski who died on December 21, 2016 at age 90; he is the father of Kurt '74 and David '76 Fraczkowski.
     
    Genevieve Bloom who died recently; she is the maternal grandmother of Bradley '96 and Brent (at Archmere 1995-1996) Thomas.
  • December 2016

    Charles J. Garland, Jr. '70 who died on January 10, 2015.
     
    Charles B. Whitestone '69 who died December 25, 2015.
     
    Frederick A. Schollins who died on September 22, 2016 at age 95; he is the father of William F. Schollins '64 and paternal grandfather of William F. Schollins, Jr. '90.
     
    Richard M. Beck who died on October 18, 2016 at age 78 (born 5/12/38); he is the father of Richard M. Jr. '82 (Archmere Trustee), Christopher '85, and Peter '85 Beck and paternal grandfather of Max '17, Patrick '18, Riley '18, and Avery '19 Beck.
     
    Father Owen J. Mullen who died on October 19, 2016 at age 78; he was a teacher, counselor, and coach at Archmere from 1969 to 1975. He was a priest of the Diocese of Wilmington.
     
    William J. McClafferty, III who died on October 19, 2016 at age 89 (born 7/6/27); his is the father of the late Shawn McClafferty '76 and paternal grandfather of Bryan McClafferty '03.

    Clara K. Terris
    who died on October 19, 2016 at age 88; she is the mother of Alexander Terris '79.
     
    Anthony M. Vari who died on October 19, 2016 at age 53; he is the father of Grace Vari '19
     
    Carl Deirmengian who died on October 26, 2016; he is the husband of Cristina Deirmengian, former Spanish teacher at Archmere and father of Carl '92 and Gregory '96 Deirmengian.
     
    Patricia Jefferson who died on October 31, 2016; she is the maternal grandmother of  Madison '17 and Evan '19 Hernick.
     
    John G. Ambrogi '76 who died on November 3, 2016 at age 58 (born 3/15/58); he is the father of Jessica '04, Christopher '11 and Michael '11 Ambrogi; he was football coach at Archmere 1983-2015).
     
    James T. Collins who died on November 12, 2016 at age 90 (born 5/2/21); he is the father of Paul J. Collins '75, Margaret Coillins Coffin '81, and John '86.
     
    Dolores McCloskey Bailey who died on November 16, 2016 at age 80; she is the mother of William D. Bailey III, '84. Her Funeral Mass will be on December 10, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church; Visitation will begin in church at 9:30 AM.
  • September 2017

    Mr. Andrew R. Halko who died on August 27, 2016 at age 74 (born 2/7/42); he is the father of Andrea Halko Roberts '95.
     
    Mr. Domenico R. Bonvetti, Jr. who died on August 31, 2016 at age 87 (born 2/19/29); he is the paternal grandfather of Robert W. Bonvetti '98. 
     
    Mr. Wayne Curtis Weldon, Jr. '99 who died on August 29, 2016 at age 35 (born 7/24/81); he is the brother is Karen Weldon Donaghy '92, Kristin Weldon Peri '94, Kimberly Weldon Piersig '95 and Andrew Weldon '01 (at Archmere 97-98). 
     
    Mr. Carmine J. Rappucci who died on September 6, 2016 at age 69 (born 2/22/47); he is the father of R. Christopher  '91 (married to Maria Cole '94), Michael '94, and Gina '02 Rappucci. 

    Mr. John J. Commiskey, Sr. who died on September 13, 2016 at age 84; he is the father of John J. Commiskey, Jr. '78.
     
    Mr. Robert F. Quinn, Sr. who died on September 15, 2016 at age 81 (born 8/10/35); he is the father of Robert F., Jr. '79 and Mark A. '80 Quinn. 
     
    Dr. Henri F. Wendel, Valedictorian of the Class of 1943,  who died on September 18, 2016 at age 91 (born 9/12/25); he is the son of the late Mr. Harry A. Wendel, music teacher at Archmere 1939-1945; brother of Martin M. Wendel '45 (RIP 3/15/15); father of Christopher '70, Gregory '75, and Gloria '80 Wendel; and paternal grandfather of Timothy Wendel '02.
  • August 2016

    Kathleen Reilly who died in England at age 87; she is the maternal grandmother of Kieran '09 and Katie '13 Taggart. 
     
    Patricia A. Palandrani who died on August 3, 2016 at age 80 (born on 12/1/35); she is the maternal grandmother of Christopher '14 and the late Michael '06 Curcio. 

    William P. Lloyd ’73, who died on August 7, 2016 at age 61; he is the father of Stephen W. Lloyd '07. 
     
    Mary Ann Seefeldt who died on August 9, 2016 at age 77; she is the maternal grandmother of Michael '03 and Ryan '04 Dieter, and mother-in-law of the late Kevin Dieter '75. 

    Raymond W. Tabeling
    who died on August 4, 2016 at age 88; he is the paternal grandfather of Amelia Tabeling '03.
  • July 2016

    Catherine K. Sahm who died on July 1, 2016 at age 79 (born 7/12/36); she is the mother of Dr. Katherine A. Sahm '90.

    Ruth W. Reichert who died on June 25, 2016 at age 87; she is the paternal grandmother of Michael C. Reichert '02. Funeral Mass was on July 8, 2016 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Wilmington, DE. Donations were suggested to Saint Edmond's Academy.
     
    Marguerite M. Vitale who died on July 10, 2016 at age 70; she is the mother of Claire Vitale Bunn '95 and Michael J. Vitale '98. Maggie chaired "Special Events" for the Archmere Mothers Guild in 1995-1996 and 1996-1997.

    James Massimo who died on July 16, 2016; he is the father of Anthony Massimo '77 (married to Mary Elizabeth Patrone '78).
     
    Virginia M. Fogerty who died on July 22, 2016 at age 94; she is the mother of Kevin T. Fogerty '71.
  • June 2016

    Robert H. Sweeney who died on April 11, 2016 at age 84 (born 12/3/31); he is the father of C. Leslie Sweeney, II '84. His Funeral Mass was on June 1, 2016 at Saint John the Beloved Church, Wilmington, DE, with burial at All Saints Cemetery.
     
    John E. Carney who died on June 4, 2016 at age 94 (born 12/28/21); he is the father of Pam '79, John, '81, and Kevin '84 Carney; the paternal grandfather of Megan '12, Colleen '15, John '17, and Thomas '20 Carney; he is the brother of the late Thomas Carney '36; he is the uncle of Thomas '64, James '65, Michael '67, Robert '74, Anthony '75, and Joseph '81 Carney and Guy '85 and Angela '87 Sileo.
  • May 2016

    Joseph M. McGivney who died on April 25, 2016 at age 91 (born 3/20/25); he is the paternal grandfather of Brendan '07 and Brigid '09 McGivney
     
    Helen D. Jezyk who died on May 1, 2016 at age 90; she is the paternal grandmother of Jonathan Jezyk of the Guidance Department.
     
    Edward Korab who died on May 5, 2016; he is the father of Lisa '99 and Jacqueline '02 Korab. Funeral was yesterday.
     
    Edwin M. Stephenson who died on May 8, 2016 at age 90 (born in 1925); he is the paternal grandfather of R. Scott '97 and Elise M. '00 (married to Thomas Laskas '00).
     
    Evelyn M. Pietrobono who died on May 9, 2016; she is the mother of John '78, Michael '82, and Lisa '87. Evelyn was a cook at Archmere 1976-1978 and 1983-1985.
     
    William Hunsinger who died on May 10, 2016; he is the paternal grandfather of Elijah Hunsinger '17.

    Francis G. Pileggi

  • April 2016

    Joseph M. Sullivan who died on July 28, 2015; he is the father of Margaret Sullivan Rogowski '79 , married to Christopher J. Rogowski '79.

    Luigi T. Cucco, Class of 1954 who died on February 25, 2016

    Lawrence M. Habgood, Jr. who died on March 1, 2016; he is the paternal grandfather of Cecilia Habgood '18

    Rose Long who died on March 8, 2016; she is the paternal grandmother of John '98, Robert '01 and Max '06 Long

    Stephen J. Leighton, Class of 1970, who died on March 27, 2016.

    Marie E. Janton who died on March 31, 2016; she is the mother of Francis J. '74 and Stephen R. '77 Janton

    John N. Del Collo who died April 16, 2016; he is the father of Brian J.Del Collo '09

    Ralpheline M. Ruggeri who died on April 17, 2016; she is the maternal grandmother of Karen McLaughlin Hale '86 and John S. McLaughlin '91
  • March 2016

    Thomas G. Garvey, Jr. '59 passed away on November 10, 2015.
     
    John R. Smith '64 passed away on December 18, 2015.
     
    Charles Rath,  paternal grandfather of Charlotte '13 and Caroline '14 Rath passed away on December 27, 2015.
     
    Dorothy Rath, paternal grandmother of Charlotte '13 and Caroline '14 Rath passed away on January 24, 2016
     
    James F. Logan '52 passed away on February 15, 2016.
     
    Kathryn R. Rosini, mother of Maria Rosini Gunther '92, Kathy Rosini Ferro '95, and Angela Rosini '00 passed away on February 23, 2016.
     
    Edward G. Slatcher, father of Richard B. Slatcher '91 passed away on February 24, 2016.
     
    Patricia Pembroke, mother of Michael Pembroke '71 and paternal grandmother of Matthew Pembroke '04 passed away on March 6, 2016.
     
    Joseph L Abbott, father of Andrew '79, William '80, and the late Joseph '72 Abbott passed away on March 10, 2016.
     
    Carolyn L. Marchione, paternal grandmother of Anthony D'Amato '00 passed away on March 14, 2016.
     
    Concelia R. Vasile, mother of Anthony '74 and Robert '75 Vasile and paternal grandmother of Gabriella '09 and Anthony '11 Vasile passed away on March 15, 2016.
     
    Nancy R. Dowrick, mother of John '74 and James '77 Dowrick passed away on March 16, 2016.
     
    David L. D'Allura '76, brother of John '72 and Francis '74 D'Allura passed away March 19, 2016.

    Paige S. Tibbetts '04, sister of William Tibbetts (Archmere 2003-2005) passed away on March 22, 2016.
  • February 2016

    Edward T. Lawrence ’43 who died on August 3, 2014.

    John F. Forlino, II '67
    who died on March 3, 2015 (notice received 2/8/18)
      
    Theodore T. Ritter '62 who died on May 13, 2015 (notice received 2/6/16); he is the brother of William Ritter '59 and paternal grandfather of Rachel Ritter '16

    Francis J. Marcone '55
    who died on September 9, 2015 (notice received 2/9/16)

    Dawn J. Deveney
    who died on November 17, 2015 (notice received 12/15/15); she is the daughter of Robert J. Deveney '61

    George Kau who died on November 26, 2015 (notice received 1/20/16); he is the father of Scott Holland '78 and Stefanie Holland Williams '81

    Denis E. LoSota who died on January 10, 2016; he is the father of Michele LaSota Nelson '83 and Suzanne LaSota Zimmerman '85
      
    Jane M. Szczepaniak who died on January 16, 2016; she is the mother of Joseph '71, James '75, and Jerome '77 Szczepaniak and maternal grandmother of Emma Cahill Bierwirth '93, Robert Cahill '95, Martha Cahill Govern '97, and Elizabeth Cahill Pellington '99

    James E. Dugan who died on January 20, 2016; he is the paternal grandfather of John '01 and Matthew '04 Dugan.

    Anita M. McBride who died on January 28, 2016; she is the paternal grandmother of Thomas '02, Peter '04, and Catherine '06 (Archmere 2002-2004) McBride.

    Mary Agnes Erace who died on February 2, 2016; she was a cook at Archmere 1970-1972; she is the maternal grandmother of Denise Alexander Starnes '93 and Julie Alexander House '95, great grandmother of Thomas Alexander '19, and aunt of Larry Osborn of Facilities Staff.

    William E. Fennimore who died on February 3, 2016; he is the father-in-law of David Ifkovits of Archmere faculty and maternal grandfather of Ryan Ifkovits '15

    Theresa M. Merlini
    who died on February 3, 2016; she is the mother-in-law of Terry Newitt of Archmere faculty and maternal grandmother of Alison '95 and James '02 Newitt

    Brian  K. Hudecheck '94 who died on February 11, 2016 at age 39; he is the brother of Lea Ann Hudecheck Minear '96.
  • January 2016

    March 15, 2015 - Edward A. Gallagher at age 89, father of Mark '70 and Kevin '72 Gallagher
     
    October 27, 2015 - Dr. Francis Harvey '60 at age 73 (born 1/28/42)
     
    November 8, 2015 - Salvatore J. Branco at age 90, paternal grandfather of Joseph '03 and Olivia '06 Branco
     
    Angeline L. McNelly who died on November 16, 2015, mother of Paul '71 and Stephen '74 McNelly
     
    John L. Bush who died on November 25, 2015, father of Patrick J. Bush '81
     
    Joan K. Beele who died on November 26, 2015, mother of David J. Beele, Jr. '00 and Kathryn Beele Lannon '02
     
    Rosemary C. Donaghue who died on November 29, 2015, mother of Hugh A. Donaghue '72 and paternal grandmother of Bridget '00, Adrianne '07, Patrick '10 and Austin '13 Donaghue
     
    Norma G. Mariner who died on November 29, 2015, mother of the late Michael W. Mariner '73
     
    Shelagh Madinabeitia who died on November 30, 2015, mother of Daniel Madinabeitia '88 and sister of the late Brendan '47, Kevin '50, and Brian '56 Murphy
     
    Francis J. Poniecki who died on December 4, 2015, father of Andrea L. Poniecki '97
     
    Mary Virginia Pfeil who died on December 25, 2015, maternal grandmother of Francesca '06 and Anthony '09 Pileggi
     
    Stephanie Donofrio who died on January 4, 2016, mother of Ralph '64 and Nicholas '67 (Archmere '63-'64)
     
    Margaret Dugan who died on January 6, 2016, mother of John '01 and Matthew '04 Dugan
  • November 2015

    Edward Gallagher passed away on March 15, 2015. He was the father of Mark ’70 and Kevin ’72 Gallagher.
  • October 2015

    Mr. James L. Wagner '59 who died on May 2, 2015 at age 74.

    Mr. Andrew T. Hutson '49 who died on September 20, 2015 at age 85 (born 3/8/20); he is the brother of late Charles H. Hutson, Jr. '48

    Mrs. Claire Moloney who died on September 20, 2015 at age 93 (born 7/5/22); she is the maternal grandmother of Hugh Leahy '97.

    Mr. Thomas F. MacKnight (formerly Thomas F. Urian) '62 who died on September 22, 2015 at age 71(born 7/11/44); he is the brother of Robert K. Urian '68 and uncle of Kevin T. Urian '96.

    Mrs. Helene E. Pomeroy who died on September 28, 2015 at age 90; she is the step-mother of Paul J. Pomeroy, Jr. (long-time Archmere teacher and coach) and paternal grandmother of Paul '88 and Melissa '90 Pomeroy.

    Mr. Edward A. Larson who died on September 30, 2015 at age 87 (born 5/7/28); he is the father of Susan Larson Fleming '83.

    Mr. Brian J. Dougherty who died on September 30, 2015 at age 71; he is the father of B. Christopher Dougherty '85 and member of Archmere's Board of Trustees.

    Mrs. Ruth P. Grace who died on October 2, 2015 at age 85; she is the wife of the late Francis X. Grace, Sr. '48.

    Mr. Edward F. Lindsay, Sr. who died on October 3, 2015 at age 90 (born 12/30/24); he is the father of Helene Taylor, former secretary of Archmere (main office & development), and maternal grandfather of Michael '91, Stephanie '93 and Maureen '98 Taylor.

    Mrs. Rosaline M. Oliver who died on October 7, 2015 at age 72; she is the mother-in-law of John Cirillo, Director of Finance, and maternal grandmother of Melissa '13 and Jennifer '17 Cirillo.

    Mrs. Emlyn J. Carey who died on October 15, 2015 at age 74 (born 6/14/41); she is the mother of Thomas Carey '86 and Kristen Carey O'Rourke '88.

    Mrs. Marie D. Reno who died on October 16, 2015 at age 87 (born 11/1/27); she is the paternal grandmother of Christine M. Reno '94.

    Mrs. Joann A. Patrone who died on October 17, 2015 at age 84 (born 3/22/31); she is the mother of Mary Elizabeth Patrone Massimo '78 (married to Anthony Massimo '77).

    Mr. Alan N. Cooper who died on October 18, 2015 at age 63; he is the husband of Nancy Cooper (teacher at Archmere since 1981) and father of Andrew '04 and Justin '08 Cooper.

    Mrs. Barbara Q. Dougherty who died on October 27, 2015 at age 74 (born 3/6/41); she is the mother of Brian '83, Neil '85, and Sarah '90 Dougherty and the paternal grandmother of Caroline Dougherty '13.
  • September 2015

    Mr. Robert T. Walton ’46, who died on September 2, 2015 at age 87 (born 5/20/28).

    Mr. John D. Dodge '53 who died on January 1, 2015 at age 79 (born 12/21/35)

    Mr. Warren J. Gehrt who died on September 4, 2015 at age 94 (born 5/14/21); he is the father of W. Thomas Gehrt '67 and Russell L. Gehrt '70, and the paternal grandfather of Matthew T. Gehrt '96.

    Mr. R. Christopher Bradley '56 who died on September 5, 2015 at age 76 (born 1/2/39)

    Mrs. Emily K. Zufelt who died on September 6, 2015 at age 77; she is the paternal grandmother of Michael '05, Kevin '07, and Joseph '10 Zufelt.

    Mrs. Mary L. Voell who died on September 11, 2015 at age 100; she is the paternal grandmother of Anthony (TJ) '89, David '89, and Jocelyn '90 Voell.
  • August 2015

    Mrs. Barbara Ann Keough who died on July 21, 2015 at age 77 (born 4/22/38); she is the mother of Dennis Keough '77.
     
    Mr. William V. McGlinchey who died on July 31, 2015 at age 87 (born 11/7/27); he is the father of William '82 and Brian '87 McGlinchey.

    Dr. Peter A. Grandell ’39 who entered Archmere in the Fall of 1938 as a post-graduate (graduate of Wilmington High School); he died on August 6, 2015 at age 94 (born 2/1/21).

    Mrs. Elizabeth Beck who died on August 11, 2015 at age 48 (born 2/3/67); she is the wife of Richard M. Beck '82 and the mother of Patrick Beck '18.
     
    Mr. Thomas Michael McLaughlin ’06, Class of 2006, who died on August 12, 2015 at age 27 (born 4/9/88).

    Mrs. Rita Lucey who died on August 15, 2015 at age 86 (born 8/18/28). She is the mother of John Lucey '80 and Joan Lucey McNamara '84 (married to Patrick McNamara '81), and the maternal grandmother of Margaret '13, Eleanor '15, and Bridget McNamara.
  • July 2015

    Mr. Richard W. Prince, Jr. '58 who died on June 28, 2015 at age 74 (born 10/12/40); he is the father of Robin Prince Sachs '88.
     
    Mr. Michael J. Matthews, Sr. who died on June 29, 2015 at age 80 (born on 12/31/34); he is the father of Michael J.,Jr. 77 and Edward J. '79 Matthews.
     
    Mrs. Mathilde C. Seltzer who died on July 6, 2015 at age 101; she is the paternal grandmother of Kevin Seltzer '10.
     
    Mr. Paul V. Fagan, Jr. who died on July 9, 2015 at age 88; he is the paternal grandfather of Alice '07 and Paul '09 Fagan.
     
    Mr. Isadore A. Troise who died on July __,2015 at age 92; he is the paternal grandfather of Bree '99, Dara '02, and Cole '05 Troise.
     
    Mr. Armand J. Menaquale, Jr. '55 who died on July 24, 2015 at age 78 (born 12/16/36); he is the brother of the late Charles F. Menaquale '53 and the uncle of Nicholas '73 and Charles '77 Menaquale.

    Mrs. Carroll Elizabeth O'Donnell who died on July 12, 2015 at age 85 (born 1/29/30); she is the mother of the late William Edward O'Donnell  '73 (RIP - 7/16/75).
  • June 2015

    Mr. Charles Mitchell who died on December 19, 2014; he was the husband of Patricia Klocko Mitchell '85

    Mrs. Elizabeth O. D'Ignazio who died on May 29, 2015; she was the maternal grandmother of Shannon Carnie '93.

    Mr. Lawrence J. Sullivan who died on May 29, 2015 at age 79 (born5/5/36); he was the father of Sheila Sullivan Inglis '88 and Brigid Sullivan Scolis '90.

    Hon. Anthony M. Truscello, Sr. who died on May 29, 2015 at age 78 (born 1/15/37); he was the father of Deborah M. Truscello '81.

    Mrs. Eleanor T. DiPangrazio who died on May 30, 2015 at age 87 (born 4/14/28); she was the mother of Kenneth A. DiPangrazio '72.

    Mrs. Catherine Paski who died on June 7, 2015 at age 80 (born 9/12/34); she was the wife of the late Charles L. Paski Sr. '51 (+1992) and the mother of Charles L. Paski Jr. '76.

    Dr. Frederick L. Cottrell Jr. who died on June 11, 2015 at age 82; he was the paternal grandfather of William '11 and Catherine '14 Cottrell.

    Mr. Edmond S. Ianni who died on June 19, 2015 at age 92 (born 9/20/22); he was the father of Edmond M. Ianni '75.

    Mrs. Suzanne K. Blackburn who died on June 16, 2015 at age 76; she was the maternal grandmother of Allyssa '09, Amanda '12 and John '16 Vaile.

    Mr. Vincent J. Filliben '47 who died on June 22, 2015 at age 85 (born 2/3/30); he was the father of Vincent J. '78, Anne '84, and Sean '86 Filliben and the paternal grandfather of Abigail '13. Vince taught math at Archmere from 1953 to 1992; coached football, basketball, and baseball; and was athletic director. The basketball court in the Moglia Fieldhouse was dedicated to Vince on January 30, 2010, just days before his 80th birthday.

    Frank Altoe who died on February 1, 2015 at age 91; he was the paternal grandfather of Amelia Altoe '13.
     
    M. Eileen Schmitt, MD who died on June 21, 2015 at age 71; she was a former Trustee of Archmere (2004-2010).
     
    Regina Anne LoMonaco who died on June 25, 2015; she was the infant daughter of Kat Worton LoMonaco '03 and her husband, Michael. Kat taught at Archmere 2012-2015.
     
    Alberta A. Nester who died on June 26, 2015 at age 87; she was the wife of the late William L. Nester (+ 9/24/13).
  • April 2015

    Mr. Lloyd J Guggenberger who died on March 17, 2015 at age 75 (born 9/11/39); he was the father of Sandra Guggenberger Yannacone '80 (married to John '79) and maternal grandfather of Nicholas Yannacone '10.

    Mr. William H. Davis, Sr. who died on March 26, 2015 at age 89 (born 7/17/25); he was the father-in-law of Stephen J. Crifasi '69 and the maternal grandfather of Stephen '03, Jane '05, and Katherine '11 Crifasi.

    Mrs. Irma Malone who died on April 4, 2015 at age 94; she was the maternal grandmother of Michael Cole,'90, Marisa Cole Facciolo '93, and Maria Cole Rapucci '93 (married to Christopher '91), and the paternal grandmother of Carrie Malone Bosacco '94 (married to David Bosacco '92).

    Mr. R. Michael Pawlina ’68, who died on April 2, 2015 at age 64 (born September 23, 1950); he was the son of the late Mr. Anthony (Ben) Pawlina, Archmere faculty member and football coach from September 1951 until his death on March 2, 1954 (when he was 41 and Michael was 3 years old).

    Mrs. Sharon L. Bariglio who died on April 5, 2015, Easter Sunday, at age 72 (born 5/15/42); she was the mother of Todd W. Bariglio '87.

    Mr. Louis P. D'Angelo, Sr., father of Louis P. D'Angelo, Jr. '64, died on Friday, April 10, 2015 at age 91 (born 5/18/23). He was the paternal grandfather of Michele D'Angelo '95.

    Mr. Thomas J. Booth '70, who died on April 22, 2015 at age 63(born 1/26/52);

    Mrs. Genevieve M. Klein who died on April 22, 2015 at age 96 (born 6/24/18); she was the mother of the late Stanley R. Klein '72 (+ 2007), the mother-in-law of Frank Behm '73 & current Trustee, and the maternal grandmother of Laura Behm '13.

    Mrs. Sara H. Chandler who died on April 25, 2015 at age 90; she was the paternal grandmother of Amanda L. Chandler '03.
  • March 2015

    Mr. Martin F. Duffy ’55, who died on February 16, 2015 at age 77 (born 9/19/37).

    Mr. Nicholas Johansen ’97, who died on March 2, 2015 at age 35 (born 8/6/79); he is the brother of Christopher Johansen '93.

    Mrs. Amy L. Giordano who died on March 7, 2015 at age 32; she is the wife of Joseph V. Giordano '00, a member of Archmere's Alumni Council.

    Ms. Amanda C. Hagelstein who died on March 8, 2015 at age 22 (born 4/20/92); she is the daughter of Walter A. Hagelstein, III, former Archmere softball coach (2012-2013).

    Mr. Daniel J. Algeo ’63, who died on March 12, 2015 at age 70 (born 3/26/44); he was the brother of James '54 and Michael '68 Algeo. His Funeral Mass was this morning at Saint Denis Church, Havertown, PA. Dan was a teacher and coach for 49 years at Rosemont School of the Holy Child, until his illness in early February.

    Mr. Martin M. Wendel ’45, who died on March 15, 2015 at age 86 (born 10/24/28); he is the son of Mr. Harry P. Wendel, former music teacher at Archmere (1939-1945) and brother of Dr. Henri Wendel '43.

    Mrs. Patricia M. Bree who died on March 15, 2015 at age 82; she is the paternal grandmother of Brandon '14, Maggie '14, and Ryan '16 Bree.

    Mr. John F. Forlino II ’67 who died on March 3, 2015.
     
    Mr. Edward A. Gallagher who died on March 15, 2015 He is the father of Mark '70 and Kevin '72 Gallagher
  • February 2015

    Mrs. Patricia A. Longobardi who died on February 9, 2015 at age 81 (born 8/28/33); she is the mother of Jacquelyn Longobardi Becker '83, the wife of the late John R. Longobardi '51 (deceased 10/22/04), sister-in-law of Joseph J. Longobardi, Sr.'48, and aunt of Joseph J. Longobardi, Jr. '75.
     
    Mrs. Kathleen M. Duffy who died on February 11, 2015; she is the maternal grandmother of Susan E. Bellew '07.
     
    Mr. Charles A. Colombo, Sr. who died on February 16, 2015 at age 87 (born 11/3/27); he is the father of Charles A. Colombo, Jr.'76 ( at Archmere 1972-1974).
     
    Mr. Thomas M. Harlan who died on February 16, 2015 at age 86 (born 8/9/28); he is the paternal grandfather of William Harlan '11.
     
    Mr. Daniel Madinabeitia who died on February 19, 2015 at age 85 (born 11/16/29); he is the father of Daniel M. Madinabeitia '88 and uncle of Kevin '89, Brian '92, Sean '95, and Kathleen '99 Murphy.
  • January 2015

    Mr. John D. Dodge '53 who died on January 1, 2015.

    Mrs. Mary DiSabatino
    who died on January 3, 2015 at age 90 (born 7/20/24); she was the mother of Anthony '71, Lawrence '73, and Peter '76 DeSabatino and the paternal grandmother of Michael '99, Jeffrey '01, and Kevin '03 DiSabatino.

    Mrs. Marjorie A. Goggins who died on January 11, 2015 at age 81 (born 6/13/33); she is the mother of Kathleen Goggins Storm '84.

    Mr. James C. Gallagher, Jr. who died on January 11, 2015 at age 82 (born 4/3/32); he is the father of James C. Gallagher, III '86.

    Mr. Louis Reno, Jr. who died on January 11, 2015 at age 88; he is the paternal grandfather of Christine M. Reno '94.

    Mr. Albert Minuti who died on January 17, 2015 at age 80 (born 9/1/34); he is the father of Lisa Minuti Fitzgerald '92 and the paternal grandfather of Michael C. Minuti '05.

    Rev. Michael T. Collins, O.Praem., ’68 who died on January 22, 2015 at age 64 (born 6/15/50); he is the brother of Gary R. Collins (Archmere, 1966-1967), and the uncle of Michael R. Blahusch '4 and Stephen M. Collins '08.

    Mrs. Lucy H. Colavecchi who died on January 22, 2015 at age 89; she was the maternal grandmother of Caroline '12, Christina '12, and Catherine '17 Lawless.
  • December 2014

    Mrs. Genevieve B. Cichelli who died on December 6, 2014 at age 94 (born 10/27/20); she was the mother of Richard J. Cichelli '62

    Mrs. Virginia F. Kirkwood
    who died on December 24, 2014 at age 58; she was the mother of Caroline '11 and Colleen '13 Kirkwood and former president (2010-2011) of the Archmere Mothers Guild

    Mr. Vincent Michener who died on December 24, 2014; he was the paternal grandfather of Blake '10 and Molly '11 Michener

    Mrs. Helen M. Voudouris who died on December 25, 2014; she was the paternal grandmother of Christopher '99 and Benjamin '03 Voudouris

    Mrs. A. Colleen Donahue who died on December 27, 2014 at age 88; she was the mother of James L. Donahue, Jr. ’69 and the maternal grandmother of Stephen J. Demanovich '00

  • November 2014

    T. Warren McCafferty '50 who died on November 7, 2014 at age 81 (born 4/20/33); he was a teacher and assistant baseball coach at Salesianum School for 37 years, retiring in 2008

    Jane A. Schaeffer who died on November 9, 2014 at age 87 (born 2/3/27); she was the maternal grandmother of John Farnan '90

    Thomas E. Evans, Sr. who died on November 12, 2014 at age 96; he was the father of Thomas E. Evans, Jr. former Archmere coach and teacher (1976-1987)

    Mr. Arthur M McCarthy, maternal grandfather of Daniel Pisani, current Archmere teacher and coach

  • October 2014

    Mrs. Bernadette C. Carney died on October 4, 2014. She is the mother of Anthony '75 and Joseph '81 Carney.

    Robert F. Ursomarso '77 died on October 19, 2014.

    James G. Copeland '50 who died on October 23, 2014 at age 81 (born 6/15/32); he was the brother of the late Harry A. Copeland '52
  • September 2014

    Mr. Gary Scattolini '72 died on September 24, 2014. He was the brother of Dante '70 and Steve '80 Scattolini.
  • August 2014

    Mrs. Mary Silcox Gleason, wife of Francis E. Gleason '50 died on August 1, 2014. Father McLaughlin was one of the concelebrants at the funeral at St. Norbert's Church in Paoili on August 6, 2014.

    Mrs. Mary Lavelle Baeurle died on August 13, 2014. She was the mother-in-law of Rebecca Baeurle of Archmere's Advancement Staff, the paternal grandmother of Kathryn Baeurle '14 and the aunt of Peggy Zugehar, assistant to Archmere's principal.
  • July 2014

    Richard J. O'Flynn O'Brien '72 died on July 5, 2014. He was the brother of Denis O'Flynn O'Brien, and Julia '08 and Clara '12 O'Flynn O'Brien; cousin of David K. O'Flynn '81.

    Paul L. Chase '72 died on July 18, 2014. He was the brother of Joseph Chase '70. 
  • June 2014

    Mrs. Carmelita R. Biggie died on June 5, 2014. She was formerly a Trustee of Archmere.

    Mr. Gerald J. Smith '49 died on February 10, 1997. His widow notified Archmere on June 9. Gerald attended Archmere for two years, after transferring from Saint Joseph's Prep in Philadelphia.

    Mr. Willard Workman ’64 died on June 15, 2014.

    Lt. Col. Edwin Lee Stein (RET) died on June 18, 2014. He was the father of E. Lee, Jr. '82 and Christopher L. '87 Stein.

    Mrs. Gloria Harris died on June 23, 2014. She is the mother of Father Steven J. Harris '72.

    Mr. James V. Healy '49 died on June 27, 2014. He was a former Trustee and facilitated the return of the Raskob Fountain to Archmere in 1993.

    Mr. William L. Lynch died on June 30, 2014. He was the paternal grandfther of Jonathan '02 and Courtney '04 Lynch.
  • May 2014

    Mrs. Ann B. Fantine died on May 16, 2014. She was the mother of Donald C. Fantine, Jr. '64.

    Mrs. A. Marie McHugh died on May 18, 2014. She was the mother of the late Steven McHugh '85 (RIP 8/16/84).

    Mrs. Joan M. Van Blunk died on May 24, 2014. She was the mother of Mark J. '87 and Eric J. '90 Van Blunk.

    Mr. Robert J. Marvel died on May 25, 2014. He was the father of W. Craig Marvel '85, and the paternal grandfather of Austin Marvel '17.

    Mr. Willard J. Minner, Jr. died on May 25, 2014. He was the father-in-law of Ann Anthony Minner '83, and the paternal grandfather of Emily Minner '15.

    Mrs. Rose Marie Gessler died on May 27, 2014. She was the paternal grandmother of Thomas J. Gessler '96.

    Mr. Henry Topel died on May 28, 2014. He was the paternal grandfather of Cory L. '04 and Andrew L. '07 Topel.

    Mr. Robert F. Manion '47 died on May 23, 2014. He was a student at Archmere for six years.

    Mr. Thomas M. Walsh '44 died on May 27, 2014. He was the father of Thomas M. Walsh '73, who spent his freshman year at Archmere.

  • April 2014

    Mrs. Elizabeth Coghlan died on April 10, 2014. She was the mother of Kris '76 and Kevin '76 Coghlan and paternal grandmother of Raymond, Jr. '90 and Brigid '94 Coghlan.

    Mr. Nicholas M. Marsini, Sr. died on April 19, 2014. He was the paternal grandfather of Nicholas M. Marsini,III, '06.

    Mrs. Elizabeth S. Yasik died on April 22, 2014. She was the mother of Stanley J., IV '73, John S. '77, and Joseph S. '81 Yasik and the paternal grandmother of Jonathan C. Yasik '05. She was a past president of the Archmere Mothers Guild.

    Mrs. Jean McCord died on April 24, 2014. She was the paternal grandmother of Christopher '11 and Gregory '16 McCord. 

    Mrs. Palmyra R. Penza died on April 25, 2014. She was the maternal grandmother of Andrea Ciconte Szerba '92 and Michele Ciconte Alivernini '95, and the paternal grandmother of Brian L. '97, Todd F. '99, Kathryn A. '01, and Elizabeth K. '03 Penza.

    Mrs. Lillian T. Western died on April 25, 2014. She was the mother of Dr. Karl Western '57.

    Mrs. Ann L. Connolly died on April 30, 2014. She was the maternal grandmother of Kristin '93, Kevin '98, and Timothy '05 Rogers.
  • March 2014

    Mr. James F. Kearns died on March 8, 2014. He was the father of Thomas G. Kearns '75 and the father-in-law of Lawrence J. Connell '71.

    Mrs. Geraldine D. O'Neill died on March 9, 2014. She was the paternal grandfather of Patrick '03, Sean '04, and Christine '08 O'Neill.

    Mr. Gene Montgomery died on March 9, 2014. He was the maternal grandfather of Earl Pearce '14.

    Mr. Napoleon L. Salameda died on March 10, 2014. He was the paternal grandfather of Bryn '15 and Nick '17 Salameda.

    Mr. John B. DeVries died on March 10, 2014. He was the father-in-law of Christine Dougherty DeVries '79.

    Mr. Fabian B. Fuentes '56
    died on Wednesday, March 12, 2014

    Mr. Michael J. McCabe '71
    died on March 13, 2014. He was the father of Michael McCabe '01.

    Mr. James F. Kearns died on March 8, 2014. He was the father of Thomas G. Kearns '75 and the father-in-law of Lawrence J. Connell '71.
     
    Mrs. Dorothy Germania died on March 19, 2014. She was the mother-in-law of Anthony A. Latini, Sr. '60;  the maternal grandmother of Anthony A. Latini, Jr. '82 and Diane Latini McIntyre '84, and the great grandmother of Elena '14 and Deanna '17 Latini and Nicholas '15 and Kyle '17 McIntyre.

    Mrs. Joslyn McDonald died on March 25, 2014. She was the mother of Miquel D. McDonald '01 and the mother-in-law of Nicole Phillips McDonald '04.

    Mr. Anthony Skoutelas, husband of Mrs. L. Daphne Yiannos Skoutelas died. Archmere was informed on 2/5/14, but the date of death is not known.
     
  • February 2014

    Mr. Richard A. Kaiser, Jr. '45 died on February 3, 2014. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church, with burial following in the parish cemetery.
     
    Mr. James J. Malseed died on February 4, 2014. He was the father of James Malseed of the Archmere faculty, and paternal grandfather of Marie '04, Beth '06, and Ronald (RJ) '08 Malseed. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Stella Maris Church, 2901 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148, with burial following at Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA. There will be a viewing in church beginning at 9:00 AM.
     
    Dr. Kostas P. Kratsa died on February 8, 2014. He was the father of Jennifer Kratsa Bastian '87, Peter '86 and Jason '01 Kratsa, and the maternal grandfather of Matthew '15 and Elise '17 Bastian. 

    Mrs. Matilda H. Gallagher died on February 8, 2014. She was the paternal grandmother of Kristin Gallagher Chambers '99 and Henry E. Gallagher III '04.

    Father James E. Richardson died on February 13, 2014. He was a priest of the Diocese of Wilmington and the long-time chaplain of Saint Edmond's Academy. He has known and ministered to many Archmere families over the years.

    Mrs. Lesley Reach died on Friday, February 21. She was the mother of John Reach, Jr. '92 and Mark Reach '98.

    Mr. Michael Fusco '75 died on Saturday, February 22.

    Mr. Raymond C. Radulski '01 died on February 22, 2014. He was the son of Raymond M. Radulski '67.

    Mrs. Jennifer Horenburger Mauk '97 died on February 27, 2014. She was the sister of Theresa Horenburger '03.
  • January 2014

    Mr. Eugene F. Citrone died on January 12, 2014. He was the father of Eugene F. Citrone, Jr.'78, who was an freshman boarding student in The Patio in 1974-1975, until the boarding was discontinued. 

    Mrs. Regina Cassidy Abernethy died on January 13, 2014. She was the wife of the late James H. Cassidy, Jr. '44 (RIP 06/23/69), the mother of Thomas K. Cassidy '83, the paternal grandmother of Alexandra '14 and Anna '17 Cassidy, and the aunt of Raymond '79 and the late John '76 Donovan

    Mr. Gerald J. O'Hara died on January 21, 2014. He was the father-in law of Robert Townsend '82 and the maternal grandfather of Ryan '06 and Kyle '11 Townsend.

    Mrs. Regina Walter died on January 28, 2014. She was the mother-in-law of Paul Lovell '57 an maternal grandmother of Judith Lovell Thomson '88.
  • December 2013

    Mr. John A. Mazza died on December 3, 2013. He was the father of Anthony J. Mazza '76
  • November 2013

    Mr. Stanley J. Farenski died on November 8, 2013. He was the father of Jill Farenski Ponzio '92.

    Mr. James H. Houser, Jr. '38 died on November 13, 2013.

    Mrs. Mary E. Troise died on November 13, 2013. She was the paternal grandmother of Bree '99, Dara '02, and Cole '05 Troise.

    Mrs. Beatrice F. Shields died on November 16, 2013. She was the wife of the late Daniel F. Shields, III '42 (RIP 06/20/13) and the mother of Daniel C. Shields '85 (mother-in-law of Brenda Czerwinski '93) and Virginia Shields Slattery '86; she was the maternal grandmother of J.Spencer '10, Caroline '12, and Heather '13 Slattery, and the aunt of William D. Shields '77

    Mrs. Hedwig Corsi died on November 16, 2013. She was the paternal grandmother of Gerard '01, Stephanie '05, and Christopher '13 Corsi

    Mr. Henry James Harkins '63 died on November 19, 2013. He was the brother of Michael E. Harkins '59

    Mrs. Dora Lucy Filippone died on November 22, 2013. She was the paternal grandmother of Lea Filippone '01.

    Mrs. Eileen L. Mengers died on November 23, 2013. She was the mother of Charles '68 and David '83 Mengers, and the paternal grandmother of Thomas '10, Ian '15, and Samantha '16 Mengers and the aunt of Thomas '81 and Karl Boettcher, John Kovatch '78, and Margaret Kovatch Rayzis.

    Mr. Henry P. Ogonowski died on November 23, 2013. He was the paternal grandfather of Julie Ogonowski Bickel.

    Mr. Thomas E. Blackburn, Jr. died on November 25, 2013. He was the maternal grandfather of Allyssa '09, Amanda '12, and John '16 Vaile

    Mrs. Grace L. Gunnip died on November 28, 2013. She was the mother of Frank '60, Robert '62, and the late Thomas '67 Gunnip, the paternal grandmother of Laura Gunnip Barnes '86, and the maternal grandmother of Kathryn Slomski '17.

    Mr. George A. Green died on November ??, 2013. He was the father-in law of Michael Burdziak, Archmere faculty member, and the maternal grandfather of Christian '03 and Jillian '06 Burdziak
  • October 2013

    Mr. William E. Eppridge '55 died on October 3, 2013. Click here to read an article about his life in the NY Times.

    Mr. Robert A. Alfieri, Sr. '59 died on October 4, 2013

    Dr. Arthur P. Coogan died on October 8, 2013. He was the paternal grandfather of Catherine '07, Anna '10, and Joseph '12 Coogan.

    Mr. Joseph E. Gerber died on October 9, 2013. He was the paternal grandfather of Lauren Gerber, Archmere religion teacher.

    Mr. Michael J. Goodrick '67 died on October 9, 2013. He was the husband of Chris Goordick, an aide in the Language Department until 2010, and the father of Sean '97 and Liam '01 Goodrick.

    Mr. Franklin J. Visek died on October 19, 2013. He was the father of Steven D. Visek '88.

    Mrs. Rosanne Lucchese died on October 19, 2013. She was the maternal grandmother of Claire '14 and Andrew '16 Orzel.

    Dr. John J. Wasniewski, Jr. who died on October 22, 2013. He was the father of Kristin Mumford '96 and John Wasniewski '99.

    Mr. John W. Lafferty '72 died on October 22, 2013.

    Mrs. Ann Marie Crisconi died on October 23, 2013. She was the maternal grandmother of Ernest Nepa '11.

    Mrs. Lina Dellagiacoma died on October 25, 2013. She was the mother of Rosalba Bellen and the maternal grandmother of Melissa '94, Julia '95, Matthew '98, and Adam '00 Bellen.
     
  • September 2013

    Mr. Jack W. Coopersmith '84 died on September 1, 2013. He was the twin brother of Amy B. Coopersmith '84 and the father of Ryan W. Coopersmith who attended Archmere from August 2011 to December 2011.

    Hon. Joseph T. Labrum, Jr. died on September 4, 2013. He was the father of Maria Labrum Hare '81.

    Mr. Selvino Cericola '56 died on September 8, 2013. He was the father of Charles '85 and Kate '82 (attended 1978-1980)

    Mr. Robert E. Whitney, Sr. died on September 9, 2013. He was the father of Jennifer '86 and Robert E. Jr. '90 Whitney and James '77 and Jonathan '81 Prendergast.

    Mr. Thomas "Ted" F. Haupt '47 died on September 21, 2013.

    Mr. William C. Rogers died on September 21, 2013. He was the paternal grandfather of Kristin '93, Kevin '98, and Timothy '05 Rogers.

    Mr. William L. Nester '43 died on September 24, 2013. He was the brother of the late Francis L. '40 and Thomas J. '45 Nester and the maternal grandfather of Danielle J. Antalffy '98.
     
    Mr. Walter R. Taplin, Jr. died on September 27, 2013. He was the father of the late Dennis G. Taplin '78.


  • August 2013

    Dr. Torsti Ossi Jalmari Oja died on August 7, 2013. He was the father of Mikael '09 and Sebastian '11 Oja.  Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Saturday August 17, 2013 at Concordia Lutheran Church, 3003 Silverside Road, Wilmington. Interment will follow at Lower Brandywine Cemetery, 101 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington. To read the full obituary, click here.

    Mrs. Patricia A. Voge died on August 14, 2013. She was the mother of David '78 and Robert '82 Voge and the paternal grandmother of Samantha '13 and Joseph '15 Voge.

    Mrs. Naomi R. Carroccia died on August 30, 2013. She was the mother of Cara Carroccia '79.
  • July 2013

    Mr. John W. Rollins, Jr. died on July 3, 2013. He was the father of John W. Rollins III, '88 and brother of Monique '98, Michael '00, and Marc '01 Rollins.

    Mr. Arthur Thomas Monigle '48 died on July 29, 2013.
  • June 2013


    Mr. Walter P. Hayes, Jr.
    died on June 6, 2013. He was the father of Sean P. Hayes '89, father-in-law of Molly Lewis Hayes '90, and the paternal grandfather of Kevin Hayes '12.

    Mr. William B. Schauber, Sr. died on June 6, 2013 at age 84; he was the father of Mary Ellen Schauber (Hostetter) who choral teacher and director at Archmere (1982-1988).

    Mrs. Joan J. Innamorato who died on June 7, 2013. She was the mother of Ronald C. Innamorato '77. 

    Rev. Gilbert H. Jacobs, O.Praem. died on June 9, 2013. He taught French, Latin, and religion at Archmere (1956-1966) and ran the bookstore.

    Mrs. Victoria Lucente died on June 7, 2013 at age 100. She was the maternal grandmother of David '79 and Victoria '80 Cinalli.

    Mrs. Mary Florence Kamins died on June 12, 2013; she was the maternal grandmother of Christopher '11 and Gregory '16 McCord.

    Dr. William Southard Jones, Jr. died on June 17, 2013. He was the father of Southard '91, Adam '93, Luke '96 (married to Lauren Beste '96), and Kathleen '97.

    Mrs. Marie C. Robino died on June 17, 2013. She was the mother of Paul '72 and Mark '71-74 Robino and
    the paternal grandmother of Philip '99 and Caroline '03 Robino.

    Mr. Daniel F. Shields, III '42 died on June 20, 2013. He was the father of Dan Shields '85 and Virginia (Shields) Slattery '86, and the maternal grandfather of Heather '13, Caroline (Cricket) '12 and James '10 Slattery.

    Mrs. Rosemary Teresa Sibre died on June 23, 2013. She was the mother of Charles E. Sibre '67. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 10:00AM at Saint Dorothy Church, Drexel Hill, PA; the viewing will be held in church
    beginning at 9:00AM.

    Mrs. Christine A. Beatson died on June 24, 2013. She was the paternal grandmother of Alexandra '12, Connor '12, Nathan '14, and Ryan '14 Beatson.

    Mrs. Ruth Barnum died on June 26, 2013. She was the mother of John Barnum '80. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Saint Pius X Church, Broomall, PA (time not yet published).

    Mr. Alexander F. Giacco, Sr. died on June 27, 2013. He was the father of Alexander Jr. '68 and Richard '70 Giacco, and paternal grandfather of Lauren '97 and Richard '00 Giacco. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church, Greenville, DE (time not yet published).

    Mr. Joseph T. Mongillo died on June 27, 2013. He was the father of Joseph T. Mongillo, Jr. '86

    Mr. Robert Lee Whetzel died on June 27, 2013. He was the father of Cheryl Whetzel Morales '84 and Patricia Whetzel '87, and the paternal grandfather of Alexandra '07 and Michael '11(at Archmere '07-'09) Whetzel.
  • May 2013

    Mr. Alexander M. Mazepink died on May 1, 2013. He was the father of Michael M. Mazepink '69 and the paternal grandfather of Cristina Mazepink '08.

    Mrs. Patsy Raskob Bremer died on May 2, 2013 at age 93 (born 11/30/19 in The Patio at Archmere.) She was the 11th of the 13 children of John and Helena Raskob; only one survives - Mary Louise Raskob Duffy, age 91).

    Mrs. Keke Anastasiou died on May 2, 2013. She was the mother of George Anastasiou '90.

    Mr. Donald T. Boyle died on May 3, 2013. He was the father of Michael Boyle '95. 

    Mr. Thomas Keating Holland died on May 5, 2013. He was the father of T. Keating '78, Sabina '79, and Hillary '81 Holland. T

    Mr. Edward J. Jones died on May 8, 2013. He was the father of Virginia Jones McCadden '78 and Sandra Jones Memmo '80, and the maternal grandfather of Elizabeth '05, Daniel '07, and Scott '08 McCadden. Mr. Jones was also a part time teacher at Archmere and a member of the Board of Trustees.

    Mr. Harold A. Bernhagen '65 died on May 17, 2013.

    Rev. Thomas A. Hagendorf, O.Praem. died on May 18, 2013. He was on the faculty of Archmere from 1964 to 1988, serving as religion teacher, librarian, college counselor, superior of Immaculate Conception Priory, and member of Board of Trustees. His Funeral Mass was celebrated at Saint Norbert Abbey on May 23, 2013; Father Stephen Rossey, O.Praem., former art teacher at Archmere (1971-1984) was homilist.

    Mrs. Marilyn A. Garvey died on May 24, 201. She was the maternal grandmother of Kevin Seltzer '10 (former member of the summer work crew). The Funeral Mass was held yesterday at Daylesford Abbey, where Mrs. Garvey's son, James, is a Norbertine seminarian.

    Mr. Ryan Peter Murphy died on May 24, 2013. He was the son of Joseph Murphy '71 and Rita Murphy.

    Mrs. Helen Brzozowski who died on May 5, 2013. She was the maternal grandmother of Daniel '03, Joseph '05 and Katelyn '07 Brooks, and the mother-in-law of Joseph Brooks '72.
  • April 2013

    Mr. Michael Paul Curcio '06 died on April 1, 2013.

    Dr. Elizabeth C. Bell died on April 7, 2013. She was the mother of Joseph D. Piorkowski, Jr. '74.

    Mr. Anthony L. Voell died on April 10, 2013. He was the father of Anthony '89, David '89, and Jocelyn '90 Voell and uncle of Aaron '96 and Nathan '01 Poleck.

    Mr. James Luke Donahue died April on 10, 2013. He was the father of  James L. Donahue, Jr. '69 and the grandfather of Steven J.Demanovich '00.

    Mr. John M. Bradley died on April 25, 2013. He was the father of John M. Bradley, campus minister at Archmere from 2001-2002.

    Mr. Peter Aloysius Fagan died on April 30, 2013. He was the brother of the late Bernard '46 and the late Francis '47 Fagan, and the uncle of Timothy Fagan '78.

  • March 2013

    Mrs. Ruth H. Hannigan died on March 9, 2013. She was the mother of William '68 and Robert '75 Hannigan; the Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:00AM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Wilmington, with burial following at All Saints Cemetery.

    Dr. Benigno N. Nunag died on March 14, 2013. He was the father of Eugene '83 and Robert '84 Nunag; the Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:30AM at Saint John the Beloved Church, Wilmington, with burial to follow at All Saints Cemetery (Viewing on Friday from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Chandler Funeral Home, Hockessin).

    Mr. Daniel J. Troy died on March 15, 2013. He was the father of Joseph R. Troy '78; the Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:30AM at Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church, Wilmington, with burial to follow in the parish cemetery (Viewing before Mass at Chandler Funeral Home, Hockessin).

    Ernest Crofoot '42 died on March 15, 2013.

    Mrs. Virginia M. Marinelli died on March 16, 2013. She was the paternal grandmother of Joanna Marinelli Doroh '00 of Archmere's Counseling Department; the Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, March 22, 2013 at 11:00AM at Saint John the Beloved Church, Wilmington, with Viewing beginning at 9:30AM at the Church, and burial to follow at All Saints Cemetery.

    Mr. Ernest B. Crofoot  died on March 15, 2013. He was a member of the Class of 1942.
    Mr. Michael Dogum died on March 17, 2013. He was the father of George '78 and Michael '91 Dogum.

    Mr. Charles F. Knapp died on March 18, 2013. He was the father of Michael '88 and David '90 Knapp.

    Rev. William R. Craig, O.Praem. died on March 20, 2013. He taught at Archmere Academy from 1998 to 2001; the Mass of Christian Burial is on Monday, March 25, 2013 at Daylesford Abbey, Paoli, PA, with burial to follow in the abbey cemetery (with a Viewing on Sunday, March 24th, from 5:00PM to 8:00PM).
     
  • February 2013

    Mrs. Mary Carpenter died on February 3, 2013. She was the mother of Gerald E. Carpenter '66;

    Mr. Mario T. Cichelli
    died on February 8, 2013. He was the father of Richard J. Cichelli '62;

    Mr. Albert DePalo
    died on February 10, 2013; he was the maternal grandfather of Lindsey '03, Lauren '03, and Matthew '08 Lawless.

    Mrs. C. Joyce Vitiello died on February 13, 2013. She was the mother of Dan Vitiello '62.

    Mr. Laurance McPheeters died on February 17, 2013. He was the father of Douglas W. McPheeters '83.

    Mrs. Alice J. Stephens died on February 17, 2013. She was the paternal grandmother of R. Scott '97 and Elise '00 (married to Thomas Laskas '00) Stephenson.

    Mrs. Ann E. Borneman died on February 21, 2013. She was the mother of John P. (Jay) '76 (married to Anne Marie Albert '77) and James M. '81 (married to Dawn Laurie '81) Borneman

    Mr. Alfonso G. Genello died on February 21, 2013 at age 98; he was the maternal grandfather of Brian '93 and Gretchen '95 Nagle; Adrienne '07, Patrick '10, and Austin '13 Donaghue; and Denise Tankle '10

    Mrs. Mae E. Whitby who died on February 22, 2013 at age 90; she was the mother of Mrs. Debra Whitby Norman of Archmere's Board of Trustees and the maternal grandmother of Kari '98, Kelly '00, Kate '03, Kasey '06, and Kimberly '06 Hacker; and Stephanie '04 (married to Jonathan McDonald '98) and Justin '07 Norman

    Mrs. Dolores C. Mizgerd who died on February 22, 2013 at age 74; she was the maternal grandmother of Charlotte '13 and Caroline '14 Rath

    Mr. Joseph F. Anderson '69 died on February 22, 2013.

    Mr. James E. Downey, Sr. who died on February 23, 2013 at age 84 (born 11/16/28); he was the father of James E. Jr. '76 and John M. '84 Downey

  • January 2013

    Mr. Donald E. Monagle died on January 1, 2013. He was the father-in-law of Francis Lucey '80, and maternal grandfather of Katie '11, Connor '12, and Kelly '15 Lucey and Kelly '11 and Andrew '12 Sibiski

    Mr. Leon Wojciechoski ‘38 died on January, 7, 2013

    Mr. Donald F. Parsons died on January 7, 2013. He was the paternal grandfather of Elliot R. Parsons '99 (married to Melissa Bristow Parsons '99)

    Mr. Carl E. Blair
    died on January 11, 2013. He was the father of David Blair (former maintenance staff member), father-in-law of Carl Campion '76 , and maternal grandfather of Matthew '03 and Andrew '07 Campion.

    Mrs. Catherine McNamara died on January 16, 2013. She was the mother of Peter '74 and Patrick '81 McNamara (married to Joan Lucey McNamara '84), and paternal grandmother of Margaret '13 and Eleanor '15 McNamara.

    Mrs. Elizabeth Loughney died January 12, 2013. She was the mother of John (Jack) Loughney '65.

    Mr. Dale Stecher '57 died on January 23, 2013. He was the brother of Joseph Stecher '55.


  • December 2012

    Father Thomas Meulemans, O.Praem. died December 4, 2012. He was vested with the white habit on 8/28/52 and was ordained a priest on 5/23/59. He was a speech teacher and Dean of Finance at Archmere (1979-1992). From 1992 to 2010 he was procurator of the Norbertine missions in Peru. His funeral Mass will be on Friday, December 7, 2012 at Daylesford Abbey at 3:00PM, with burial following in the abbey cemetery; the viewing will be from 12:00Noon to 3:00PM. 

    Ms. Karen Ann Edwards '79 died on December 5, 2012. She was the sister of Leslie '81, Dana '79-'81, and Jessica '85.

    Mrs. Carolyn Schilly died on December 5, 2012. She was the wife of Andrew Schilly ’53.

    Mrs. Mary Louise Maucher died on December 10, 2012. She was the mother of Archmere head chef Hugo Michael Maucher.

    Mrs. Marie Mullen died on December 10, 2012. She was the mother of Wes Mullen ‘68

    Mr. William Sims died on December 15, 2012. He was the grandfather of Marianne Yeager Sims '92.

    Mrs. Thekla Hickman died on December 30, 2012. She was the mother of Francis Hickman '64.
  • November 2012

    Mrs. Loretta Sue Gibson died on November 9, 2012, She was the paternal grandmother of Matthew Gibson '00 and Andrew Gibson '02.

    Mrs. Mary Jane Manerchia
     
    died on November 12, 2012. She was the mother of Lou '65, grandmother of Anthony '92 and Tracey '95. Her obituary can be viewed online here.

    Mrs. Sadie Cofrancesco died on October 25, 2012. She was the mother of Nicholas A. Cofrancesco '67.

    Mrs. Carol J. Canfield died on November 22, 2012. She was the paternal grandmother of Joseph '12 and Brian '14 Canfield.

    Mr. Jerome Broussard died on November 25, 2012. He was the maternal grandfather of Geoffrey Merz '14. 
  • October 2012

    Mr. Eugene T. Duszak died on October 1, 2012. He was the paternal grandfather of Lisa '94 and David '97 Duszak and the paternal grandfather of Alexandra '07 and Emily '10 Duszak.

    Mrs. Anne Marie Hertrich
    died on October 2, 2012. She was the mother of Carl Hertrich, former member of Archmere's Board of Trustees (2006-2012), and paternal grandmother of Carl '02, Eric '04, and Ainsley '05 Hertrich. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, October 5, 2012 at Saint Matthew Church, Conshohocken, PA, with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery in West Conshohocken; the Viewing will be on October 4, 2012 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at William A. Moore Funeral Home, Conshohocken.

    Mrs. Cecilia (Tillie) Poleck died on October 2, 2012. She was the maternal grandmother of T.J. Voell '89 David Voell'89 and Jocelyn Voell Wells '90, and the paternal grandmother of Aaron '96 and Nathan '01 Poleck. Viewing for family and friends will be Friday October 5, from 6 to 8 pm and after 8:30 am on Saturday October 6, at the Kaniefski-Kendus-D'Anjolell Memorial Home, 3900 West Ninth Street, Trainer, PA. Her funeral mass will be held on Saturday at 10 am at St Hedwig's, 4th and Hayes Streets, Chester, PA, which will be followed by her burial in Immaculate Heart Cemetery, Linwood, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Cecilia Poleck may be made to Archmere Academy, 3600 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703.

    Mr. John Thomas Pembroke died on October 3, 2012. He is the father of Michael E. Pembroke '71 (former president of the Archmere Alumni Association and former member of the Corporate Board of Archmere) and the paternal grandfather of Matthew E. Pembroke '04.

    Mr. Joseph W. Cylc died on October 4, 2012. He was the father of Lawrence J. Cylc, Sr. '73 (former Archmere history teacher and football coach). 

    Dr. John T. Hogan died on October 7, 2012. He was the father of William '81, Michael '84, David '87, Maureen '89, and Sean '94 Hogan, and the paternal grandfather of Kaeleigh '14, Kathryn '16, and Michael '12 (at Archmere 2008-2010).

    Rev. Martin Frigo, O.Praem. died on October 7, 2012. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Priory (Delaware Norbertines) and so lived at Archmere from 1997 to 2003. He was a long-time teacher at Bishop Neumann High School and was chaplain of the Alumni Association from 1970 to 2010.

    Mr. Austin D. White died on October 11, 2012. He was the paternal grandfather of the late William A. D. White '04.

    Mrs. Amelia Y. DeBonaventura died on October 13, 2012. She was the mother of Neal J. DeBonaventura '66. 

    Dr. Earnest A. Tramblay died on October 13, 2012. He was the father of Earnest A. II '67 and Geoffrey P. '74 Tremblay, and the paternal grandfather of Daniel P. Tremblay '04 (at Archmere 2000-2002).

    Mr. Michael Hyland died on October 15, 2012. He was the former husband of our librarian, Rosemary Conway-Bauer.

    Mr. Paul R. Carey died on October 20, 2012. He was the father of Thomas A. Carey '86 and Kristen Carey O'Rourke '88. He was a past president of Archmere's Fathers Club, and very active in it.
     
  • September 2012

    Mrs. Phyllis Skibicki died on September 4, 2012. She was the mother of David Skibicki '78; she was the maternal grandmother of Kathryn '98, Thomas '02, and Andrew '08 Collins and the maternal grandmother of Colin '10, Claire '13, and Christine '14 McDermott. She was also the aunt of James '77 and Jonathan '81 Prendergast and Jennifer '86 and Robert '90 Whitney.

    Mr. Thomas J. Galvin, Sr. who died on September 6, 2012. He was the father of Thomas J. Galvin, Jr. '79 and the maternal grandfather of Matthew '00 and Andrew '02 Gibson and the maternal grandfather of Jessica '03, Daniel '05, and Sarah '09 Meany.

    Mr. Harry Freiberg died on September 18, 2012. He was the father of Joseph Freiberg '80 and the brother of the late Father Vincent Freiberg, O.Praem., Archmere faculty member 1966-1993.

    Mrs. Dolores W. Oravis died on September 23, 2012. She was the mother of John Oravis '70 and Patrick W. Oravis (past Archmere student)

    Mr. Thomas C. Shea, Sr. died on September 26, 2012. He was the father of Thomas '72 and William '76 Shea, and was a charter member of Archmere's Board of Trustees (1980-1986).

    Mrs. Genevieve T. Giovannozzi died on September 26, 2012. She was the wife of the late Attilio J. Giovannozzi, Jr. '51 who died in 1985.

    Mr. Dipak Gupta died on September 29, 2012. He was the father of Dawn '91 and Tina '92 Gupta.
  • August 2012

    Mrs. Mary E. McCaughan died on August 8, 2012. She was the mother of Susan McCaughan Somerset '93. Her funeral mass will be on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 11:00AM at IHM Church in Wilmington, where people may call beginning at 9:45AM; burial will be in Delaware Veterans Cemetery, Bear, DE.

    Mr. Martin P. Londergan '61 died on August 9, 2012. He was the father of Kimberly (Archmere 1981-1982) and the late Tara Londergan Kilian '87; he was also the brother of Michael F. Londergan '67. Father McLaughlin will celebrate the funeral mass on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 12:00pm at IHM Church in Wilmington, where people may call beginning at 10:00AM; burial will be on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 11:30am at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington.

    Mrs. Barbara A. Hall died on August 19, 2012. She was the mother of Nany Cooper, current Archmere faculty member, and the maternal grandmother of Andrew '04 and Justin Cooper '08.

    Mr. Robert Urban died on August 24, 2012. He was the maternal grandfather of James '01, William '03, Ryan '06 and Miles '11 Bonner.

    Mrs. Theresa Dawson Sheridan died on August 28, 2012. She was the mother of John '62, J. Brian '69 and Michael (attended '72 to '73) Sheridan.
     
  • July 2012

    Mr. Peter N. Yiannos died on July 2, 2012. He was the father of Nikos '81, Daphne '84 and Demetrios '92 Yiannos.

    Mr. Leon A. Picciotti died on July 3, 2012. He was the maternal grandfather of Fiore '96 and James '99 Celano.

    Mr. Louis J. Minutola died on July 3, 2012. He was the father of Mark L. Minutola '79, the husband of Kathryn (Kay) Minutola who worked in Archmere's cafeteria, and the brother of Mary Erace who also worked in Archmere's cafeteria. 

    Mrs. Esther A. Zavishlock
    died on July 4, 2012. She was the maternal grandmother of Dannielle Kissel Ulmer '94, Meghann Kissel Costello '97, and Shannon Kissel Begley '97 and the mother-in-law of Archmere tennis coach Joseph Kissel (funeral mass was on 7/7/12)
     
    Dr. Thomas F. Celello died on July 6, 2012. He was the father of Kristen '94, David '96, Lauren '99, and Alison '10 Celello.  

    Mr. David A. Mahoney died on July 8, 2012. He was the father of Blair M. Mahoney, who was at Archmere from 1962 to 1966. He was also the paternal grandfather of David '91 and Erin '96 Mahoney.

    Adam Bellen '00 died on July 14, 2012. He was the son of Rosalba Bellen, Archmere Spanish teacher, and the brother of Melissa (Bellen) Cohen (attended Archmere 1990-1992), Julia (Bellen) Seligman '95, and Matthew Bellen '98. His obituary can be read online here.

    Mrs. Lucy Terranova died on July 18, 2012. She was the mother-in-law of Robert Walinchus '77 and the maternal grandmother of Lesley '05 and Matthew '10 Walinchus.

    Mr. George J. Stockburger, Sr. died on July 20, 2012. He was the father of George J., Jr. '80 and Edward F. '81 Stockburger. 

    Mr. John S. McManus died on July 28, 2012. He was the father of John S. McManus, Jr.'66 and the uncle of current Archmere staff member, Mary Paski.

    Mr. Carmen G. LaMacchia died on July 30, 2012. He was the maternal grandfather of Benjamin '95 and Andrew '97 Hill.

    Mrs. Mary Fissmer died on July 30, 2012. She was the mother of the late Robert Fissmer '63 and she worked in the Development Office at Archmere with Father Diny and Michael Marinelli. 
     
  • June 2012

    Mr. Michael J. Friel died on June 29, 2012. He was the father of Dr. Michael A. Friel '68.

    Mary Elizabeth O'Neill
    died on September 30, 2009. She was the wife of Edward G. O'Neill '43. Archmere recently contacted with the news of her passing.
     
  • May 2012

    Mrs. Grace D. Sortino died on May 10, 2012. She was the mother of Frank J. Sortino '75 & James '79
  • April 2012

    Mrs. Helen Wojciechoski died on April 1, 2012. She was the wife of Mr. Leon Wojciechoski '38.

    Mr. Richard J. Porth
    died on April 4, 2012. He was the paternal grandfather of Thomas Porth '13.

    Mrs. Carolyn Letts died on April 10, 2012. A member of the English department from 1979-2008, Mrs. Letts died in a freak car accident  in Rhode Island as she and her husband Bill were returning from a family Easter visit in Massachusetts. She was the mother of Will, a past Archmere biology teacher and '83 graduate, Amy (Letts) Hubbard) '85 and Andrew '88.

    Mrs. Marian D. Hunt died on April 12, 2012. She was the mother of Christopher '73 and the late Thomas Jr. '65.

    Mr. James E. Kearney died on April 15, 2012. He was the maternal grandfather of Thomas Porth '13.

    Mrs. Joan (Gremminger) Gatti '81
    died on April 19, 2012. She was the sister of Brian '76 and Carl Gremminger (former student, 1975-1976). Her obituary can be found online here.  
     
    Mr. James H. Trask  died on April 15, 2012. He was the maternal grandfather of Robert '05 and Daniel '08 Quaintance and the father-in-law of Mr. Douglas Quaintance, a member of Archmere's Board of Trustees. 

    Mr. Daniel A. Nepi '73, died on April 29, 2012.  He was the brother of David A. Nepi (former student, 1972-1974). His obituary can be found online here. 

    Mr. Francis E. Garrahan died on April 30, 2012. He was the paternal grandfather of Kelly '09 and Bryan '12 Garrahan. His funeral mass will be on Friday, May 4. 2012 at 11:30AM at Saint Pius X Church, Broomall, PA. Burial will be at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

    Avery Noel Thompson died on April 17, 2012 at age 7.She was the daughter of Judith Lovell Thompson '88 and the granddaughter of Paul Lovell '57. Friends may visit with the family from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Sunday April 22, 2012 at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 7230 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 am on Monday April 23, 2012 at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 7200 Lancaster Pike Hockessin. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Avery's memory may be made to the Share and Care Cockayne Syndrome Network at www.cockaynesyndrome.net.


  • March 2012

    Mr. James Eliot Booge '54 died on March 4, 2012. His obituary may be read online here.

    Mrs. Jennie S. DiMedio died on March 6, 2012. She was the great grandmother of Joanna R. Marinelli '00 of our Guidance Department.

    Dr. Johanna L. Adams died on March 5, 2012. She was the mother of Stacey Adams Frost '98.

    Rev. Charles T. Urban, O.Praem. died on March 9, 2012. Father Urban was living at Daylesford Abbey. He entered the Norbertine Order on August 28, 1947 and was ordained a priest on June 12, 1954. Father Urban was assigned to Archmere from August 28, 1959 to August 28, 1960, teaching mathematics and religion and serving as Assistant Prefect of Discipline.

    Mr. John P. Murphy died on March 12, 2012. He was the paternal grandfather of Laura '08, Kathleen '09, and Kevin '12 Murphy; the viewing will be on March 16, 2012 at Spicer-Millikin Funeral Home in Newark, DE, the Funeral Mass will be on March 17, 2012 at Holy Angels Church in Newark, and burial at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington (near Saint Mark's High School).

    Dr. John R. Callahan, DDS '45 died on March 20, 2012. He was the brother of the late James W. Callahan, '41. Dr. Callahan continued his practice from 1953 to 2012. The funeral mass for Dr. Callahan will be on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 10:30AM at Saint Rose of Lima Church, Eddystone, with the viewing in church beginning at 9:00AM.

    Mr. Joseph J. Gleason, Jr.
    died on March 20, 2012. He was the brother of Edward Gleason '65.

    Mr. John D. Sculley died on March 27, 2012. He was the father of Dr. Paul W. Sculley '80 of Quincy, IL. The funeral mass was held in Wilmington on March 31st.

    Mrs. Evelyn L. Giroso
    died on March 28, 2012. She was the maternal grandmother of Christian B. Hagerty '93 and the mother of Mrs. Ann Hagerty, past president (1992-1993) of the Archmere Mothers Guild. Funeral services were on April 3rd.

    Mr. William D. Cashin who died on March 28, 2012. He was the maternal grandfather of Lauren '04 and Michael '08 Tosi.

    Mr. Thomas R. Hunt '65 died on March 30, 2012. He was the brother of Christopher B. Hunt '73 His obituary is available online here.

  • February 2012

    Mrs. Mary C. Carbonetti died on February 5, 2012. She was the maternal grandmother of Anthony '05 and Alex '12 DeSantis.

    Mrs. Teresa C. Godorecci died on February 6, 2012. She was the paternal grandmother of Michele '84, James '85, and Danielle '91 Godorecci.

    Mr. Joseph Wales Zechman '42 died on February 6, 2012.

    Mrs. Joann C. Long
    died on February 7, 2012. She was the paternal grandmother of Sara Long '12.

    Mr. William J. Maloney, Jr. '42 died on February 8, 2012. Friends may visit at Christ Our King Church, 28th and Madison Streets, Wilmington on Sunday, February 12 from 1:30-3 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Christ Our King Church on Monday, February 13 at 10 am. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ Our King Church, 2810 N. Monroe St., Wilm., DE 19802 or Ministry of Caring, 506 N. Church St., Wilm., DE 19801.

    Mr. Lawrence J. Finnan, III '56 died on February 12, 2012.

    Anthony F. Pileggi '42 died on February 15, 2012. He was the father of Dominic A. Pileggi '72 and the late Walter Pileggi (attended Archmere 1970-1972,) and the paternal grandfather of Francesca Pileggi '06, Anthony D. Pileggi '09, and Domenica Pileggi '11. The viewing will be this Thursday evening from 6:00 - 9:00pm at St. John Chrysostom Church in Wallingford, PA and the funeral Mass will be Friday at 10:00am at the same church.

    Mr. John F. Getty died on February 15, 2012. He was the father of Brian Getty '75 and Geralyn Getty Brostrom '79.

    Mr. John D. DiFrancesco died on February 16, 2012. He was the paternal grandfather of Angelina '08 and Dario DiFrancesco '11.

    Mr. Andrew Ross Timmons died on February 17, 2012. He was the son of Earl L. (Tim) Timmons '82.

    Mr. Raymond J. Gilboyne who died on February 22, 2012. He was the father of Kelly Gilboyne Rasero '86. A memorial mass will be celebrated on 03/31/12 at Saint Jude's Church, North East, MD.

    Mr. Robert T Fawley
    died on February 24, 2012. He was the father of Robert Fawley '03.

    Mrs. Asuncion Perez Berna Onstott '79 died on February 26, 2012. She was the sister of Frank '77 and Joannie '81 Berna. Funeral arrangements will be on either 03/05/12 or 03/06/12 in Santa Fe, NM.

  • January 2012

    Mr. Douglas Manning Stephenson died on January 1, 2012. He was the father of R. Scott Stephenson, '97 and Elise M. Stephenson Laskas, 00.

    Mrs. Katharine M. Pegg died on January 4, 2012. She was the mother of Trevor, '80 and John, '85 Pegg; the father of Trevor and John, Dr. P. John Pegg, died in 2005.

    Mr. Leonard Quill '49 died on January 13, 2012. He was the grandfather of Tess '12 and Grace '15 Pfeifle and the brother-in-law of Jack Hemphill '51.  The obituary is available online here.

    Mrs. Blanche DeMaio died on January 13, 2012. She was the mother of Mrs. Joan Dever, former Archmere Trustee (1985-1991) and the maternal grandmother of Keith '83 and Mar '84 Dever; her funeral mass was yesterday at IHM Church in Wilmington.

    Mrs. Dorothea Young Shea died on January 23, 2012. She was the mother of Thomas, '72 and William,'76 Shea. Mrs. Shea was a volunteer at Archmere, and her husband, Thomas, was a charter member of Archmere's Board of Trustees.

    Mr. William J. Tancredi died on January 27, 2012. He was the father of William J. Tancredi, Jr. '72 and the paternal grandfather of William '05 and Grace '08 Tancredi.
    Mrs. Teresa A. Raymond died on January 29, 2012. She was the paternal grandmother of Thomas '97, Philip '99, and Laura '02 Raymond.

    Mr. Robert G. Carey
    died on January 30, 2012. He was the father of Jason A. Carey '92.

    Mr. William L. Ifkovits
    died on January 31, 2012. He was the father of David J.Ifkovits of our faculty and paternal grandfather of Ryan Ifkovits '15.


  • December 2011

    Mr. Richard J. Maiale died on December 7, 2011. He was the father of Richard N. Maiale, '00.

    Mr. Nicholas Maiale died on December 21, 2011. He was the paternal grandfather of Richard N. Maiale '00.

    Mrs. Mary Pat Reynolds
    died on December 22, 2011. She was the mother of Catherine A. (Reynolds) Collete '82 and the maternal grandmother of Krsien A. '07, Nicole G. '09, Brian D. '10, and Thomas F. Rummel '12.

    Dr. Nacianceno T. Largoza died on December 24, 2011. He was the father of Nonato '76, Nelvin '77, and Nacian Largoza '81.

    Mr. Patrick J. Igo, Sr., died on December 24, 2011. He was the father of Elizabeth Colleen Igo '99.

    Mr. Terrance Baroody '55 died on December 27, 2011.

    Mrs. Mary Pat Reynolds died on December 22, 2011. She was the mother of Catherine Reynolds Collette '82 and the maternal grandmother of Kristen '07, Nicole '09, Brian '10, and Thomas '12 Rummels.
  • November 2011

    Edward Stephen McDermott died on November 4, 2011. He was the father of Christa McDermott, '92.

    Mr. Wilfred Sweeny
    died on November 6, 2011. He was the father of Richard Sweeny '83, and paternal grandfather of Stephen '03, Connor '12, and Gillian '15 Sweeny.

    Ms. Catherine Worman died on November 8, 2011. She was the mother of Gail Foth, current Archmere Academy staff member.

    Mrs. Anne H. Matthews died on November 12, 2011. She was the mother of Bruce '67 and maternal grandmother of Patrick '95, Daniel '97, Laura '99, Brian '02 and Brendan '08 Matthews.

    Mr. J. Richard Tucker '58 died on November 15, 2011. Funeral services will be on November 21,2011 at Christ Church Christiana Hundred.

    William Patrick Reilly died on November 24, 2011 (Thanksgiving Day.) He was the father of William P. (Rick), '77, Margery Ann (Andersson), '79, and Andrew (Drew), '85 Reilly.

    Mr. Francis Jaglowski died on November 23. She was the maternal grandfather of John '12 and Emily '15 Simons.

    Mr. John L. Carney, Jr. '46 died on November 30, 2011.
  • October 2011

    Mrs. Blanche Elizabeth Eastburn died on October 1, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Meredith Eastburn '06.

    Mr. Francis E. Mariner died on October 5, 2011. He was the father of the late Michael W. Mariner '73 who was at Archmere for one year (1970-1971) as a sophomore.

    Mr. Francis E. Mariner died on October 5, 2011. He was the father of the late Michael Mariner '73 (at Archmere 1970-1971)

    Mr. Michael B. Hartnagel  died October 11, 2011. He was the father of Kathleen'87, Bridget'93, and Andrew'95 Hartnagel.

    Mr. Michael McLeod Tischer '61
    died on October 20, 2011.

    Mr. James Vincent Tigani, Jr. '39 died on October 23, 2011. He was the father of James '65 and Bruce '74 Tigani and paternal grandfather of Allison '97, Kristin '00, James '05, Jessica 05, and Bruce '08 Tigani

    Mr. J. Jeffrey Kopko died on October 25, 2011. He was the son of John J. Kopko, '56.

    Mrs. C. Jean Ianni died on October 26, 2011. She was the mother of Edmond M. Ianni '75.

    Mr. Henry A. Stenta, Sr. died on October 27, 2011. He was the paternal grandfather of Henry'95 and Robert'96 Stenta.
  • September 2011

    Mrs. Dorothy C. Camagna died on September 2, 2011. She was the mother of Louis C. Camagna, 72. The funeral mass will be on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10:30AM at Sts. Philip and James Church, Exton, PA; no viewing is listed and interment is private.

    Mr. Robert J. Jackson
    died on September 4, 2011. He was the father of David J. Jackson. '90. The funeral mass will be on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 10:30AM at Sts. Simon and Jude Church, West Chester, PA.

    Capt. Thomas K. Simpers '83 (USMC) died on September 6, 2011. He was the brother of Lt. Patrick Simpers '73 and the late Michael Simpers (attended Archmere 1970-71). Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Mary, Mother of God Church, 725 Fifth St. N.W. on Wednesday, September 14 at 10 a.m. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project,
    www.woundedwarriorproject.org.Obituary available online here.

    Mr. Vincent DelRaso died on September 8, 2011. He was the father of Joseph DelRaso '70 and the late Thomas DelRaso, Archmere 1978-1979.

    Mr. Charles H. Moloney died on September 12, 2011. He was the father of Thomas M. Moloney, 78 and Andrew T. Moloney, '83.

    Mr. Armelindo (Elmer) Saienni died on September 12, 2011. He was the father of Blaise A. Saienni, Archmere 1971-1973.

    Mrs. Constance Giggey died on September 15, 2011. She was the mother of Paul Patrick Giggey, '83.

    Mr. Edward J. Sarnocinski died on September 25, 2011. He was the father of Edward J. Sarnocinski, '73. The funeral mass will be on October 7, 2011 in Rehoboth Beach, with burial at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, DE.

    Mrs. Ann L. Laurent died on September 26, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Brian K. Laurent, Jr., '96.

    Mrs. Gloria R. D'Allura died on September 29, 2011. She was the mother of John '72, Francis '74, and David '76 D'Allura and the paternal grandmother of Jessica D'Allura '98.
    Mrs. Elizabeth F. Donahue died on September 29, 2011. She was the mother of James M. Donahue '73.

  • August 2011

    Mr. Andrew J. Waldron, Sr. died on August 3, 201. He was the father of Andrew J., Jr. '60, James F. '61, and F.John '67 Waldron, and the maternal grandfather of Robert T. Cassady '83.

    Mr. Richard J. Hartmann, Sr. died on August 5, 2011. He was the paternal grandfather of Richard J. Hartmann, III '04.

    Mr. James Gesty, Jr. died in Durham, NC on August 7, 2011. He was the father of Diane Gesty Palmer '86, James F. Gesty (attended Archmere 1986-1988),and Michael J. Gesty (attended Archmere 1988-1989.)

    Mr. Arthur Pavoni, Jr. died on August 12, 2011. He was the father of Arthur Pavoni, III (attended Archmere 1974-1976.)

    Mr. Michael P. McCaughan died on August 28, 2011. He was the father of Susan McCaughan Somerset '93.

    Mrs. Marjorie Race McDonough died on August 29, 2011. She was the maternal grandmother of Nora Crawford '10.
  • July 2011

    Mr. David G. Meddings died on July 7, 2011. He was the paternal grandfather of D. Colin Boese Meddings ’08.

    Mrs. Frances Scarbrough
    died on July 16, 2011. She was the mother of Paul ’79, Carl ’81, and Eric ’82 Scarbrough, and was the 1981-1982 President of the Mothers’ Guild of Archmere Academy.

    Mr. Brian P. Murphy '56 died on July 20, 2011. He was the father of Kevin '89, Brian '92, Sean '95, and Kathleen '99. Murphy and the brother of the late Brendan '47 and the late Kevin '50 Murphy. He was the uncle of Daniel Madinabeitia '88.

    Mrs. Carolyn M. Naccarelli died on July 21, 2011. She was the mother of Brian Naccarelli '01.

    Mrs. Anne T. Getty died on July 28, 2011. She was the mother of Brian J. Getty '75 and Geralyn Getty Brostrom '79. Her obituary is available here.
  • June 2011

    Rev. Joseph (Albert) Bozzelli died on June 1, 2011. Father Bozzelli was Director of Guidance at Archmere from 1974 to 1977, and was principal of Archmere from 1977 to 1983; his funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 11:00AM at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 345 Bear-Christiana Road, Bear, DE; there will be a viewing at Holy Cross Church, 631 South State Street, Dover, DE on Monday evening.

    Gordon Lee McNeill
    died on June 2, 2011. He was the paternal grandfather of Matthew McNeill '14 and the father-in-law of Susan Conforte McNeill '82.

    Mrs. Elizabeth Nepa died on June 5, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Ernest M. Nepa, Jr., ’11.

    Mr. James Thomas Lober '62  died on June 9, 2011.

    Mr. Joseph Sieneski
    died on June 9, 2011 at age 83. He was the father of Kathy Sieneski '80 and was a charter member of Archmere’s Board of Trustees, serving from June 16, 1980 to September 6, 1988.

    Mr. H. Gerard Heimbecker
    died on June 13, 2011. He was the father of James ’76 and Gerard Heimbecker ’85.

    Mr. John J. Whelan, Jr. '56 died in Portland, OR on June 24, 2011.

    Mrs. Angeline A. Demanovich died on June 29, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Stephen J. Demanovich '00.

    Mrs. Norma L. DiFonzo died on June 29. She was the maternal grandmother of Christopher ’05, Kyle ’08 and Trevor ’11 Brown.

    Mrs. Emily M. Eppes died on June 30, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Marissa ’10 and Cara ’12 Eppes.
  • May 2011

    Dr. Frank B. Falbey died on May 2, 2011.  He was the father of Robert Falbey '68

    Mr. Walter M. Krauss died on May 5, 2011.  He was the father of Mary Beth Krauss Adam ’85, and Barbara Ann Krauss (1989-1990)

    Mr. Edward J. Collins, Jr. '66 died on May 8, 2011.

    Mrs. Joyce Whan Tong died on May 14, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Bridget Whan Tong '11.

    Mr. Thomas J. Scanlon, Sr. died on May 6, 2011. He was the father of Thomas J., Jr. ’65 and Kevin M. ’67 Scanlon.
    Mr. Donald Finnegan died on May 16, 2011. She was the maternal grandfather of Drew Cocco ’04, Archmere faculty member.

    Mrs. Marie Annone died on May 16, 2011. She was a former Archmere employee.

    Mrs. Madeline T. LaMacchia died on May 21, 2011. She was the maternal grandmother of Benjamin, ’95 and Andrew, ’97 Hill.

    Mr. Albert J. Haywood, Jr. '49  died on May 21, 2011.

    Mr. Anthony J. Lodise '72 died on May 21, 2011.

    Mrs. Eleanor T. Capista died on May 26, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Joseph ’95 and Vanessa ’97 Capista.

    Mr. Frank Kiselas died on May 27, 2011. He was the Grounds Manager at Archmere Academy from 2002-2010. His funeral mass will be on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at Saint John Fisher Church in Boothwyn, PA. His obituary can be read here.

    Mrs. Maureen Gallen died on May 31, 2011. She was the mother of Connor Gallen ’11.
  • April 2011

    Ms. Mary Kathryn Connell died on April 8, 2011. She was the daughter of Lawrence J. Connell, ’71, and the paternal granddaughter of Mr. Jerome Connell (math/science teacher and coach at Archmere, 1933-1935) and Mrs. Catherine Pie Connell (Archmere’s first librarian, 1934-1935). Funeral mass is on Monday, April 18, 2011 at Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church.

    Mr. Richard D. O’Brien died on April 11, 2011. He was the father of Mrs. Mary Ann Slowik, ’79 (Archmere Trustee), and the paternal grandfather of Nicholas, ’98 and Kelli Ann, ’02 Quercetti and Courtney, ’04 and Kyle, ’09 Slowik.

    Mr. Slowik died on April 14, 2011. He was the paternal grandfather of Courtney ’04 and Kyle '09 Slowik.

    Mr. Robert A. Saunders, Jr.
    died on April 15, 2011. He was the father of Robert A. Saunders, III ’93.

    Mr. Stephen John Kavanaugh '71 died on April 16, 2011.  He was the brother of Michael (1961-1962), Timothy '67, and Richard '75 Kavanaugh

    Mrs. Theresa Facciolo died on April 16, 2011. She was the mother of David Facciolo ’73 and paternal grandmother of Samantha ’02 and Carmen (2001-2003) Facciolo.

    Mr. Vincent James Scurria
    died on April 18, 2011. He was the paternal grandfather of Andrew Scurria ’05.

    Mrs. Jana Pearson Mason died on April 23, 2011. She was the mother of Natalie ’14, and wife of Michael Mason, Head JV Women's Basketball Coach.

    Mr. Hubert Cecil Whan Tong died on April 25, 2011. He was the paternal grandfather of Bridget Whan Tong '11.

    Mr. J. Ronald Halenda died on April 29, 2011.  He was the father of Natasha '89 and John (1986-1987) Halenda.
  • March 2011


    Mardelle Yackshaw Wood died on March 7, 2011. She was the mother of Thomas (’64), John (’66), and Earl (’68). Mrs. Yackshaw Wood's obituary can be viewed here.

    Harry H. McGarity died on March 9, 2011. He was the maternal grandfather of Lauren Scarpaci (’88), Colleen Corrado (’98), and Megan Healy (’02).

    Mrs. Pauline Leone died on March 18, 2011. She was the mother of the late Michael J. Leone, ’75 (RIP, 09/10/09).

    Mrs. Anna M. Grillo died on March 18, 2011. She was the mother of Domenic S. Grillo, ’65 and Joanne Gioffre, Archmere secretary from 1981 to 2001. She was the maternal grandmother of Donna Gioffre Furey, ’80; Michael J. Gioffre, ’81; Patricia Gioffre Scott, ’86; Kert F. Anzilotti, ’88; George F. Gioffre, ’89; Craig E. Anzilotti, ’90; Chad G. Anzilotti, ’94 and the paternal grandmother of Joanne Grillo Rosenberg, ’84; Andrea Grillo Talley, ’87; Tina Grillo Horgan, ’92; and Angela Grillo Dengler, ’95. Obituary available here.

    Mr. J. Bradley McManus died on March 21, 2011. He was the father of Mary Louise Paski, Archmere receptionist since 2008. His funeral mass is on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 11:00AM at Saint Andrew Church, Drexel Hill, PA, with a viewing on Friday evening from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at D’Anjolell Funeral Home, Broomall, PA. Obituary available here.

    Mr. John J. Donovan, Jr. '76 died on March 23, 2011 of heart failure. John is the brother of Raymond F. Donovan, ’79 and the uncle of Thomas, ’09 and Marie, ’15 Donovan.

    Philip Volpe died March 31, 2011. He was the father of Kathryn Volpe DeMark '98.

    Mr. Max Corzilius died on March 31, 2011. He was the father of John Corzilius, ’79.



  • February 2011

    Mr. Richard F. Ulak died on February 2, 2011. He was the father of Andrew (’89) and Nancy (90).
     
    Mrs. Geraldine McDermott died on February 4, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Colin (’10), Claire (’13), and Christine (’14) McDermott.
     
    Mrs. Lucretia Mandas died on February 5, 2011. She was the mother of John G. Mandas, ’80.

    Matt Hicks ’55
    died on February 15. A memorial service is being held March 8 in Hilton Head, S.C.
     
    Mrs. Catherine R. Winner died on February 7, 2011. She was the maternal grandmother of Jacqueline, ’03 and Patrick, ’07 Ford.
     
    Mrs. Rita C. Crifasi died on February 8, 2011. She was the mother of Philip, ’67 and Stephen, ’69 Crifasi, and paternal grandmother of Stephen, ’03, Jane, ’05, and Katherine, ’11 Crifasi.
     
    Mr. Matthew J. Hicks, Jr., ’55, died on February 15, 2011.

    Mr. Edward Laska died on February 18, 2011. He was the father of Gerald, ’70, Michael, ’73, Anne, ’81, and Peter, ’84 (there were eleven children total).
     
    Mrs. Nancy Zawicki died on February 18, 2011. She was the mother of Glenn, ’85 and Andrea, ’88 Zawicki and mother-in-law of Kathleen Walsh Zawicki, ’85.
     
    Mr. Robert J. Filliben, Archmere student in 1947-1948, died on February 21, 2011. He was the brother of Francis, ’46, Vincent, ’47 (Archmere teacher and coach, 1953-1992) and the late John, ’44 Filliben.
     
    Mrs. Helen R. Lindsay, died on February 24, 2011. She was the mother of Helene Taylor (who worked in the Main Office and in Development at Archmere from January 3, 1989 to September 30, 1993) and Edward Lindsay (a Norbertine seminarian who taught at Archmere, 1981-1982), and maternal grandmother of Michael, ’91, Stephanie, ’93, and Maureen, ’98 Taylor. Father McLaughlin concelebrated her funeral mass at Saint Eugene Church, Primos, PA.
     
    Dr. Charles F. Maguire, ’57 died on February 25, 2011. He was the father of Michele, ’81 and Terrance, ’84 Maguire; donations were made to Archmere in memory of Dr. Maguire; Father John Hynes, ’57 concelebrated the funeral mass.
     
    Mrs. Sabina M. Hebbel died on February 28, 2011. She was the mother of Moira Hebbel O’Connor, ’82.
     
     
  • January 2011

    Mrs. Maria Antalffy died on January 17, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Danielle Antalffy, ’98

    Mr. William C. Hiddemen Sr. died on January 17, 2011. He was the paternal grandfather of Olivia Hiddemen, ’14

    Mrs. Katherine David died on January 19, 2011. She was the mother of Michael David, ’66, mother-in-law of Arthur Girton, ’64, and maternal grandmother of Alice Girton, ’10.

    Mr. John F. Giroso died on January 20, 2011. He was the maternal grandfather of Christian Hagerty, ’93.

    Mrs. Ruth H. Vaile died on January 22, 2011. She was the paternal grandmother of Alyssa (’09), Amanda (’12), and John Vaile.

    Mr. John E. Redefer ’52 died on January 25, 2011.

    Mr. John L. Cooney died on January 30, 2011. He was the father of Edward (’80) and Janet (’87) Cooney.
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