Class Notes


Theresa Riley Morris '50 of Scarborough, Maine, competed in the Senior Games in Port Charlotte, Fla., in March. She won a gold medal in the 100 meter and 200 meter races.


Mary Pence Greely '64 of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, has retired from Kennebunk High School after her more than 40-year career as an educator including the positions of English teacher and director of adult education. Mary is a jewelry maker in her spare time and is co-owner of a new shop in Portland, Visibility, where she showcases her work.


Beverly Carpenter Mason '79 of Palm Harbor, Fla., has retired and is a volunteer for church, civic and charitable organizations. Dr. Mason enjoys spending time with her children, Tammy and Michael; grandchildren, Sean, Angel, Brandon; and great grandchild, Gabriel. She is traveling nationally and internationally.

Deanna St. Germain '79, honorary degree '00, of Anna, Ill., was awarded the 2007 Commissioner's Award of Illinois for her work with Illinois State Police to prepare a "Methamphetamine Protocol for Coordinated Investigation and Medical Evaluation." She received the award from Joan E. Ohl, Illinois Commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families. Dr. St. Germain has conducted two workshops and 45 trainings on the subject, as well as joined the national initiative for Drug Endangered Children as a medical expert in 2005. She is the medical director of the Children's Medical Research Network in Anna, Ill., medical director and physician supervisor of Union County Hospital Outpatient Health Center and assistant professor of clinical pediatrics for Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Kathy Heskett Oddenino '79 of Pittsboro, N.C., is publishing her eighth book this summer and continues her commitment to teach alternative health therapy and neural depolarization. Since 1984, after retiring from an impressive nursing career, she has focused on writing, teaching and helping clients to heal themselves.

Mary Ann Johnson Green '79 of Topsham, Maine, is the Area One Director for the Women Marines Association, covering New England, New York, Quebec and the Maritimes, Europe and Iraq.

Reis Hagerman '79 & Cathy Hevey Hagerman '79 of Scarborough, Maine, are very proud of their daughter, Lauren Hagerman '10, who led the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse team to a scrimmage win over Thomas College last fall 2006.


Frank Daggett '80 & Barbara Malonson Daggett '82 of Harrison, Maine, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a rededication and blessing during Mass in Healy Chapel at the College. Their son, John Daggett '08, who plays guitar with the liturgical choir, joined Frank for a duet of "There Is Love." Barbara enjoys working with children at Harrison (Maine) Elementary School in the school's clinic and special education programs. She recently completed the Lay Ministry Certificate program through the Graduate & Professional Studies program at Saint Joseph's. In May, Frank completed his master's degree in pastoral theology, and he delivered the Memorial Day address in Harrison. Frank has been an academic advisor and adjunct instructor at the College since his retirement from the Navy in 2001.

Lori Seaverns Banning '80 of Plymouth, Mass., oversees the Southeast Region for the Massachusetts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program.

David Moravick '81 of Biddeford, Maine, has been named Vice President of Morris Insurance Services by Kennebunk Savings Bank. David was previously the senior vice president and senior lender at Rivergreen Bank. Andrew Moravick '09, son of David and his wife Martha, is a third-year student at Saint Joseph's.

Marie Mejedou Wilson '82, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., earned a master's degree in counseling before her retirement in 2004. She worked in mental health in Florida as a counselor/nurse, supervisor, and program director. She now spends time with grandchildren Justin, 6, and Jessica, 3, and sings in the church choir, volunteers at the church thrift store, and keeps busy with reading, sewing, gardening and refinishing furniture.

June Gilbert Hoffman '87 of Cochranville, Pa., is a volunteer parish nurse in her church, works a few days a month at the adult day care as a staff nurse, and is a legal nurse consulting as a long-term care expert.

Barbara Ivusich Lazzari '89 of The Villages, Fla., writes that she is in formation for the secular order of Servants of Mary.

Cynthia Barts Miller '89 of Absecon, N.J., recently completed her second master's degree and third degree from Saint Joseph's College. She describes the experience as "a wonderful journey."

Edward Luchini '89 & Amanda Selley Luchini '89 moved to New Sharon, Maine, in August 2006. Edward has opened an Edward Jones office for the Farmington, Maine, area.


Jeanette Webb Wright '90 of Washington, D.C., retired in 2005 after 31 years of full-time nursing in home care, assisted living and long-term care. Jeanette now enjoys part-time work at a geriatric day treatment program.

Greg Smith '93 of Petersburg, N.J., was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame for basketball at Southern Maine Community College in October 2006. Greg resides with his wife of 11 years, Stacy, and 2-year-old daughter, Sydney.

Jennifer Ouellette Elliott '94 of Mechanic Falls, Maine, writes that she is currently the program director in a residential program for homeless youth at New Beginnings, Inc. Jennifer and husband Mark have two children, 5-year-old Emily and 2-year-old Joseph.

Charles "Chuck" Norris '96 of Gonzales, Texas, is the incoming president of San Antonio Hospital Council, Centennial President of Gonzales Rotary and Rotarian of the Year in Gonzales.

Dolores Malagsic Fabrao'97 of Lanai City, Hawaii, retired from nursing, earned her elementary teaching certification and has been teaching for eight years.

Rob Sanicola '99 of Windham, Maine, was named 2007 State of Maine Coach of the Year for leading the Saint Joseph's College Monks men's basketball team to the Northeast Men's Basketball Championship.

Holly Tigano Faunce '99 of Taunton, Mass., has accepted a position as nurse manager on a 20-bed geropsychiatric unit in Pembroke Hospital. Holly feels the College has prepared her well for this new administrative/educational role, which expands upon her distance learning experiences studying how late-life depression can be reduced by psychotherapeutic interventions.


James Zito '00 of Springfield, Ill., was recently appointed CEO of Prairie Care Alliance, a partnership of Saint John's Hospital, Memorial Medical Center and a group of area cardiologists.

Elizabeth Szilvagyi Lane '00 has been named the recipient of the 2007 Horowitz Memorial Fellowship Award, granted by the faculty of the School of Educational Studies at Claremont Graduate University. Elizabeth earned her master's in literature and creative writing at Claremont, and she is now working toward her doctorate in the educational studies program.

Kelly L. Morin '01 of Portland, Maine, has graduated with a master's degree in nursing and certification as a psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner. She works as a registered nurse at Spring Harbor Hospital in Westbrook.

Jaclyn Jaeger '01 of Danvers, Mass., recently started a new job as a business journalist with Compliance Week magazine.

Stephanie Bourgeois '02 of Mesa, Ariz., recently became a crime scene technician in Apache Junction, Ariz. Bourgeois received her master's degree in forensic science with a specialization in crime scene investigation from George Washington University.

Michael C. Barbetta '03 of Milford, N.H., graduated with honors from Stetson University College of Law in Florida.

Christian Gurney '03 of Auburn, Maine, led the Leavitt Area High School varsity boys basketball team as head coach during the 2006-2007 season. He was previously the coach of the junior varsity boys basketball team at Leavitt Area High School, Turner, Maine.

Debbie Goswick '04 of Fairfield, Texas, recently was hired as administrator of Fairview Healthcare in Fairfield, Texas.

Emily Turgeon Parker '04 of Winthrop, Maine, recently was awarded ERA Webb's 2006 Realtor of the Year. She is employed at ERA Webb's Augusta, Maine, office.

Steven Doane '04 of Sylva, N.C., retired on Nov. 1, 2006, from his 30-year career with the United States Public Health Service Commissioned CORPS with the rank of captain. Steven continues to serve as chief pharmacist at Cherokee Indian Hospital, Cherokee, N.C.

James P. Newbrough '05 of Wadsworth, Ohio, was recently appointed President of HomeReach, a home care company in Columbus, Ohio. He is pursuing his MBA at Franklin University in Columbus.

Arlene Tebbetts '06 of Framingham, Mass., has been on the clinical faculty at Mass Bay Community College in Framingham since September 2006, where she teaches second- and third-semester medical-surgical nursing.

Tony Decembrini '06 of Newport, Ore., has recently completed his Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Management degree.

Harriette Wiskemann '07 of Carlisle, Pa., has begun her doctorate in business administration with a specialization in health care administration at Northcentral University in Prescott, Ariz. She earned the Outstanding Student/ Graduate Health Care Programs Award in 2007 upon completing her Master of Health Administration. Harriette enjoys time with her grandson, Erin.

Wedding Bells

Mary Curran Benigni Mamos '65 of Taunton, Mass., has recently remarried. She and her husband, Tom, are very fortunate and very happy, she reports. She will lead a culinary tour of 30 adults of Naples, Italy, in October. (See also Condolences.)

Susan Jones '74 married Michael McCuller on July 22, 2006, in Portland, Maine. The couple resides in Scarborough, Maine.

Eric Lanseigne '96 and his wife Sarah of Freemont, N.H., were married April 21, and the couple honeymooned in the Bahamas. Eric is an R.N. in the cardiac catheterization laboratory at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, N.H.

Katie Crowley '00 and Chris Forleo '01 of Winooski, Vt., married on Oct. 6, 2006, in Burlington, Vt., with other Saint Joseph's alumni in attendance. Chris works for Physician's Computer Company, and Katie works at Vermont Teddy Bear Co. They honeymooned on the western side of Mexico.

Eric Huntington '04 and Danielle Gillies '04 of Portland, Maine, married on Aug. 5, 2006, in Portland. Eric is employed at Richmond High School; Danielle is employed at Volunteers of America.

New Additions

Joan Shannon Whiting '51 and husband Robert of Denmark, Maine, are proud grandparents of Maggie Elizabeth, born Oct. 7, 2006.

Steven Theriault '88 and wife Charlene of South Berwick, Maine, on the birth of their daughter, Sarah Virginia Theriault, on May 17.

Jennifer Kaplan Robeau '95 and husband Ken of Worcester, Mass., on the birth of their daughter, Olivia Ann, Dec. 4, 2006. Olivia Ann joins big sister Emma Rose.

Kristen Sullivan McGourty '97 and husband Jeff of Norwood, Mass., on the birth of their son, Liam John McGourty, March 21.

Christy Russo McKinney '99 and husband Jason of Newmarket, Mass., on the birth of their first child, Bryce William, Oct. 8, 2005. Christy works part time from home as an independent consultant for Arbonne International.

Todd Wing '00 and wife Liz of Scarborough, Maine, on the birth of son, Ronan, on Feb. 1.

James Farrenkopf '01 and April (Lucas) Farrenkopf '04 of North Waterboro, Maine, on the birth of their first child, Lucas James, April 7.

Jesse LaCasse '03 and wife Anna of Gray, Maine, welcome their son, Brady, born March 13.

Lindsay Dumond Jackson '04 and husband Mike of Standish, Maine, on the birth of their son, Brady Ryan, on March 1.

Elise O'Brien '05 and husband Brent Allen of Auburn, Mass., on the birth of their daughter, Katherine Rose Allen, Nov. 9, 2006.

Lydia Smith Blair '06, and husband Ryan of Freeport, Maine, welcomed their first child, Zoe Noel, on March 22. Lydia is the daughter of Kim Smith, a staff member in the Graduate & Professional Studies program.

Kelly Aceto and family welcomed their granddaughter, Gabriella, on Mother's Day, May 13. Kelly works in the Treasurer's Office on campus.

Condolences & Prayers

The College community offers sympathy to:

The family of Therese Turcotte Parent '40 of Winthrop, Maine, who passed away on March 25.

The family of Mary Callnan Tucker '43, who passed on March 28 in Virginia Beach, Va.

Theresa Dumais '58 and family on the passing of her brother, Betrand Dumais, Dec. 8, 2006.

Mary Curran Benigni Mamos '65 and her family of Taunton, Mass., on the death of her husband, Paul, in August 2004.

The family of Sarah Muller '67 of Portland, Maine, who died April 19.

Eleanor Greenleaf Mavodones '69 and husband Zacharias of Westbrook, Maine, on the death of his sister, Patricia Ann Mavodones, on May 5.

The family of Gloria Faye Bickford Hanson '75 of Hollis Center, Maine, who passed on March 29.

Kevin Howley '82 of Wrentham, Mass., and family on the passing of his mother on Jan.14.

The family of Caroline Shaffer Manack '82, of Falls Church, Va., who passed on March 30.

Frances Braviak '84 and family of Manasquan, N.J., on the death of Joseph, her husband of 50 years, on Dec. 9, 2006.

The family of Lillian Glaudel '84, who passed on April 27 at Montgomery Country Hospital in Norristown, Pa.

The family of Alice A. Boland '86 of No. Olmstead, Ohio, died December 12, 2006.

Joyce Siciliano '91 of Bloom?eld, Conn., on May 5, 2002.

The family of Song Ja Anderson '92 of Bloomingdale, Ill., who passed in March.

Jaclyn Jaeger '01 of Danvers, Mass., on the death of her mother, June Jaeger, on March 15 after an 11-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

The family of Carolyn Ficks '07, of Denmark, Maine, who died suddenly on April 21. Carolyn, who worked in the Treasurer's Office on campus, was honored posthumously at commencement in May.

The family of William McCarthy on the death of his uncle, Judson Hoyt, on June 24. Bill is the College's director of Marketing & Public Relations.

To the Sisters of Mercy:

Sister Ruth Hayden '58 of Portland, Maine, died July 13 at the age of 84. She was a former education faculty member and past College Overseer.

Sister Maria Cabrini Pulsoni '59 of Portland, Maine, died July 5. She devoted more than 40 years to educating children in Catholic schools throughout Maine.

Sister Mary Madonna Fowler '63 of Portland, Maine, died June 1. She was a teacher, a poet, and a nursing home caregiver.