• 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.
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Amen.