1992

Summer 2014
Hi, y’all. This is Anton down in North Carolina, reporting for duty as class columnist. I’m on a yearlong social media and blogging sabbatical, which is a big deal for me after 13 frenetic years as blogger and online community organizer. But I’m enjoying a more leisurely life focused on health, family, work, and friends. I’m looking forward to reaching out to each of you in the weeks and months ahead to learn about the people, jobs, and experiences. I hope you’ll let me and our fellow classmates know about your lives and careers and where you’re headed. (Especially if, like LeBron James, you’re headed back to Cleveland!) Because I’m just getting into the class columnist gig, I have just a few items to report.

Joseph Daczko was honored as a fellow of the American Concrete Institute for his contributions to the concrete industry. Joe is a product manager at BASF Construction Chemicals in Cleveland.

A couple states west, Elmer Abbo is an internist and palliative care physician in Chicago. Earlier this year, he became the medical director at CountyCare, the Medicaid managed care plan for the Cook County Health and Hospitals System.

Also in Chicago, Mike Thomas has been at the Sun-Times newspaper for 14 years as an arts and entertainment features scribe. His second book, “You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman” will be available Sept. 23 from St. Martin’s Press. Mike and his wife, Sandy, have two daughters and live on the city’s Near North Side, where, since 1995, Mike says he has been running along the same lakefront path, which is stumbling distance from his favorite grub ‘n suds joint of all time, Twin Anchors in Old Town. Mike’s news came to me via the update form. We’ve had the site for many years, but haven’t done much with it. For now, I hope you’ll visit the site and use the form to submit your news, announcements, and photos.

Anton

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Spring 2014
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Winter 2014

Jim Sislo
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Fall 2013

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Summer 2013

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Spring 2013
I hope this column finds you well. I was excited to learn Chris McNulty is the new political director at the Republican National Committee. Chris served the RNC as a Midwest regional political director for four years before working as executive deputy director in the political office of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio. “I’m excited to return to the RNC at this particular time because of the great challenges and opportunities in front of us,” McNulty stated in a press release. In an email, Ohio GOP Chairman Bob Bennett called McNulty an extraordinary political mind and skilled strategist. Way to go, Chris!

There’s nothing like ringing in the New Year with a promotion. As of Jan. 1, 2013, Thomas Fraser, who previously served as executive vice president and COO for First Federal of Lakewood, will succeed president and CEO Gary Fix. Fraser, who joined the company in 2007, has more than 17 years of banking experience. Fraser has worked closely with Fix during the past couple of years, which should result in a seamless transition, according to Ronald Dees, chairman of the First Federal board. Congratulations, Thomas!

I enjoyed reading the feature story about Anton Zuiker that Bora Zivkovic wrote for Scientific American. Use your favorite search engine and type in “ScienceOnline – crossing a river with Anton Zuiker.” The article was published Jan. 23, 2013.

Burgess

I was happy to learn Andrew Burgess joined the Cleveland office of Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp. as an associate director. Burgess will focus on sourcing, underwriting, and obtaining financing toward all commercial real-estate asset classes throughout the U.S. His previous roles include principal commercial mortgage banker with Infinite Capital and mortgage banker at Pinnacle Financial Group. Sounds like a great opportunity, Andrew.

I hope to see you on campus soon.

Jim

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Winter 2013
Pete Pappas has helped his mother in her 14-month fight against pancreatic cancer. He has set up a website to help tell their story. To connect with Pete, email him at pappasplaw@aol.com, or visit facebook.com/thegreekgrind.

Jim

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Fall 2012

Cheryl Kirkbride was appointed to WCCF board of trustees.

REUNION YEAR
Hello, everybody. I was happy to hear from Matt Ennis, who, after graduation, worked with Ernst & Young in Erie, Pa., for several years. When legalized gambling became permissible in Pennsylvania, Matt was hired by MTR Gaming Group in Chester, W.Va., and has been the acting financial controller of Presque Isle Downs Casino and Racetrack in Erie since. Matt is father of three wonderful boys: Peyton (13), Avery (11), and Gavin (8). Thanks for the update Matt.

Look for my reunion 2012 highlights in our next issue. Until then, I hope to see you on campus soon.

Jim

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Summer 2012

REUNION YEAR

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Robert McDonnell was elected to the Erie Canalway Heritage Fund board.

Spring 2012

REUNION YEAR

Jim Sislo
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Winter 2011

Reunion Year
Hello, everyone. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but our 20-year reunion is this summer. Please mark June 15-17 on your calendars and plan to attend reunion weekend. It’ll be a great opportunity to visit our campus and catch up with fellow classmates.

I was happy to hear from Cristal Doherty, who gave birth to Camilla Ann Doherty April 28, 2011. Camilla Ann weighed in at 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. The proud parents had many visitors from our John Carroll friends: Lisa Love Plantner ’94, Muriel Martin-Gold, Roseanne Nowinski Deucher, Margaret Kelly Tower, and Mary Thomas Leathley ’91. Camilla was baptized at Gesu July 9, 2011, and her godparents are JCU alums Kathy Benander-Kadlub ’96 and Jeff Kadlub ’96. Congratulations, Cristal!

Tennant

Scott Tennant joined OneCommunity, a Cleveland nonprofit specializing in broadband internet service, as vice president of development and external affairs.

I hope to see all of you on campus this summer for our 20th reunion.

Jim

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Fall 2011
I hope this update finds you well. It seems there was a drought of news from our class and then, like all the rain we had in Cleveland in April and May, it’s been a downpour. It’s great to hear from all of you. Here’s the latest.

I received a note from Scott Tennant, who started as vice president of marketing and communications at OneCommunity, a Cleveland nonprofit that works to accelerate the use of information technology in Northeast Ohio to drive economic development and improve health, education, and government services. This is a great opportunity for Scott after 4.5 years in the public affairs department at the Cleveland Foundation. Scott runs across JCU alums all the time. On the home front, Scott and his wife, Terry, live in Wickliffe. “We’ve both lived there our entire lives with our five children: Elissa (16), Chloe (14), Jared (12), Melanie (10), and Jack (5),” Scott says. “Elissa is a junior at Wickliffe High School and knee deep in her college search. John Carroll is on her list.” It’s great to hear that Scott is managing his home and work life so well.

I was happy to hear Mathew and Megan Marie Argie Cox were married at St. Paul Shrine in Cleveland. Megan is a speech and language pathologist at the Millridge Center for the Hearing Impaired in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, and Mathew is an account director for CA Technologies, a maker management software. The couple met in June 2008 just as Megan, along with her sister, Maureen, and three friends were leaving a restaurant and going to another to celebrate Megan’s 38th birthday. For the occasion, she wore a three-stranded necklace, which she had restrung from a broken rosary owned by her late grandmother, Ruth Radigan. “Before my grandmother passed away, she said ‘Megan, I can’t wait any longer,’” expressing her concern about Megan meeting Mr. Right. “Well, Grandma,” Megan said, “when you get to heaven, you work your magic. You talk to God and make it happen.” “She gave me the broken rosary. I wore it the first time I met Mat.” He was sitting at the bar as they left the first restaurant. “I kind of stopped in my tracks,” she said, as he said hello to them. Megan quickly fell into conversation with him. Mat offered to treat Megan and her companions to drinks but was disappointed when she said they had to leave to meet other celebrants. “Who is that guy?” she recalled asking her friend, Jenna Streicher, who happened to know Mat, as they left. Her friend took one look at her face, and Megan recalled her saying, “You’re in big trouble. You’re smitten. It’s all over your face.” Megan, who had dated many people, decided she wouldn’t pursue romance and left it to Mat to figure out how to contact her. “If he wants to find me, he’ll find me,” she told her mother the next day. Mat was taken by her. He tracked down her e-mail address through a friend. Two weeks later he wrote her a message. “He really did,” she recalled. “He really found me.” When he proposed last July 4, she said, Mat asked her, “Do you think your grandma knows?” “She definitely knows,” Megan said. That’s a really great story. Congratulations to Megan and Mat!

Anton Zuiker, who started a new job at Duke University as director of communications for the department of medicine, marked 10 years as a blogger and organized ScienceOnline2011 (fifth annual international meeting about science and the Web). Anton and his wife, Erin Shaughnessy Zuiker ’95, a health-care attorney, welcomed Oliver Anton Zuiker to the world (joining Anna and Malia). I don’t know how he fits it all in, but always Anton has been a success.

I learned Robert McDonnell of the Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. was promoted to senior vice president. With 16 years of experience in commercial real estate sales and leasing, Rob will continue to oversee the sales and leasing component for the company along with his new responsibilities.

I hope to see you on campus soon.

Jim

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Summer 2011

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Spring 2011

Hello, everybody. It was great to hear Jenni Grimes O’Brien and her husband, Dan ’93, had their second child, Hugh Thomas, in September. He joins his older sister, Annabelle, in their expanding family.

In this day and age of Facebook, it seems many of our classmates are connected and keep up with one another. However, please e-mail or phone me to let me know what you’ve been up to because many alumni read this magazine to keep up with their former classmates.

See you on campus.

Jim

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Winter 2010

Giovanni Pianca

Greeting, class of 1992. I’ve been happy to see and talk with so many of our classmates during the past several months, but when I asked the question, “Would you have any updates for the class column?” the answer was everything is going well but no new updates to report. Well, I’m happy to report Glenda and John Pianca are the proud parents of Giovanni Allan Pianca, born July 20, 2010. John moved to the Monterey/San Francisco Bay area in 1995 and then moved back to Ohio with, as he put it, “my one and only wife of four years,” Glenda, in 2008. Congratulations on the birth of Giovanni, which means John in Italian.

Susie Bresnahan McLaughlin and Megan Larkin Curry

Susie Bresnahan Mclaughlin dropped me a note to let me know there was a Carroll reunion in Sarasota, Fla. Julie Kovass lynch, Cath Glaser Hollein, Megan Larkin Curry, Beth Horstman Zugelder, Ann Showers, and Susie are celebrating their 40th birthdays and 22 years of friendship. The fun group enjoyed reminiscing, drinking good wine, and relaxing on the beach. They left 11 children, two dogs, and six careers at home for bonding time. Ann, Cath, and Susie live in Pittsburgh; Megan and Julie are in Cleveland; and Beth is in Dayton. I’m glad you had such a great time.

Cath Glaser Hollein and Megan Larkin Curry

If you have an update about yourself or anyone else you keep in touch with from our class, drop me a note. See you on campus.

Jim

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Fall 2010

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Winter 2009

Hello, Class of 1992! Here are some recent updates and accomplishments from our classmates. On April 27, the Lubrizol Corporation announced that Brian A. Valentine has been elected treasurer, reporting to Charles P. Cooley, senior vice president and chief financial officer. According to the company, “Valentine has global responsibility for Lubrizol’s treasury activities, including debt and equity capital markets, bank relationships, cash management, derivatives, and foreign exchange. He will continue as a member of Lubrizol’s Retirement and Savings Plans Investment Committee, which oversees the company’s pension and retirement plan assets.” In addition to his bachelor’s degree in accounting and master’s degree in business from John Carroll, Brian is a certified public accountant in the State of Ohio. Way to go, Brian!

I’m happy to report that Luminus Devices, Inc., developer and manufacturer of PhlatLight LEDs, announced on May 26 the appointment of Keith T.S. Ward as its president, chief executive officer, and member of the board of directors. “Keith brings to Luminus an extensive background in general lighting as well as executive leadership experience,” said Dennis Costello, chairman of the board for Luminus Devices. “As a proven leader who is well-respected throughout the lighting industry, we are confident Keith’s distinguished career and accomplishments will be an invaluable asset to Luminus.”

I heard that the JCU stork paid a visit to Isabel and A.J. Panahon. The proud parents had a boy, Alvin Jose Catibayan Panahon III, “aka Tripp,” who was born at 4:54 p.m. on September 22, 2009. He weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and was 20 inches long. Congratulations to the entire Panahon family.

Wedding bells rang for Janet Lynn Conroy and Terence Michael Quirk, who were married on October 3 at the University Church at Fordham University in Bronx, NY. The Rev. Joseph A. Currie, S.J., director of Fordham’s campus ministry, performed the ceremony. The happy couple works in Manhattan. Janet is a social worker at the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, and Terence is a business analyst for an investment division of AIG.

See you on campus,

Jim

Jim Sislo
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Summer 2009

Hello, everybody: With all the bad news we have heard regarding the banking industry lately, I thought I’d share a positive story. First Federal of Lakewood has announced changes to its executive management team, which became effective Jan. 1, 2009. After achieving strong growth from its regional expansion and in its core markets in 2008, the 74-year-old financial institution has promoted Tom Fraser to senior vice president of lending. “First Federal of Lakewood’s strong financial position has allowed us to expand our product offerings and geographic reach, particularly in the residential and commercial lending areas,” said Gary R. Fix, First Federal of Lakewood president, CEO, and managing officer. “This expansion has created employment opportunities within First Federal, and I am pleased that we had strong personnel on staff that could be promoted to senior management positions.” Fraser joined First Federal in 2007 with nearly 15 years of experience in financial services. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from John Carroll University.

Ever wonder what that “crazy O’Maille boy” is doing? Well, I was happy to hear that Brian O’Maille and his wife just opened up “Cafénated,” a coffee shop in Historic Marietta, OH. As it turns out, Brian buys many of his products from Berardi’s in Cleveland – specifically, from fellow Carroll alumnus Brian Leneghan. Good luck on your new venture, Brian!

Just a quick reminder that Reunion Weekend is June 19-21, 2009. Even though this isn’t our “official” reunion year, there hasn’t been a time that I’ve attended Reunion Weekend where I haven’t bumped into someone from our class. I hope to see you there!

Jim

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Spring 2009

Happy New Year! Here is the latest …

Congratulations to our very own John Flanagan who was honored at an event presented by Crain’s Cleveland Business and insurance brokerage firm Marsh. They honored 10 Northeast Ohio chief financial officers for excellence in fiscal management at their companies. More than 50 nominations were received for the awards, which were selected by an independent panel of five judges representing the corporate community. John’s category: Small Private Company: John Flanagan, Howley Bread Group Inc.

I was happy to hear that Greg Triplett has been promoted at Marlite to vice president – sales and marketing for the company’s designer wall systems. “Greg has proven himself to be a gifted manager with a demonstrated ability to understand our company and its markets,” said John Popa, owner of Marlite. Greg started his career at Marlite in 1994 as marketing analyst and later was promoted to product manager. After becoming director of marketing, he recently served as the managing director for the designer wall division. As vice president, he will be charged with growing sales of wall systems domestically and internationally as well as expanding Marlite’s distribution network. Greg, his wife, and their three children live in New Philadelphia, OH.

Jenni Grimes O’Brien married Dan O’Brien ’93 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh, Ireland, on June 7, 2008. They then celebrated with friends and family at a reception in August. Blue Streaks in attendance were Wendy Hasenkopf Maglio, Jennifer Kraut, Molly McTigue McNally, Wendy Weber Fiala, Krista Lannert, and Katie Boyle Manning ’93. (I was sad to learn of the passing of Jenni’s father Hugh Gavin Grimes M.D., who died peacefully surrounded by his family on June 26, 2008).

Paul Bayhurst recently won an award for a job he did in Chevy Chase, MD, from the Washington Building Congress for Choice Hotels International. He is currently one of four lead cabinetmakers for Casework. Paul is also having a brand new 2009 Indian Motorcycle built. “Mine is the 200th bike off the line and I will pick it up in March. When I’m not chasing my two dogs “Roulette” and “Norma Jean” around the yard I can be found riding my other cruiser through the DC metro area. I also work as an instructor at The Woodworkers Club in Rockville, MD, where I teach courses on cabinetmaking, furniture making, and how to work all the associated power tools.” Paul is happily married to Nicki Sack Bayhurst ’93.

Aj Panahon has been living in Las Vegas for eight years working for Ford Credit for seven years. AJ has been married for five years and has a two-year old daughter named Autumn.

See you on campus,

Jim

Jim Sislo
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Fall 2008

Hello everyone! It is always nice to attend Reunion Weekend even if it isn’t your year as you just never know who you might bump into. This year I had the pleasure of bumping into Ron Becker, Steve Fink and Mark Henderson. The group recalled their trip to Washington, DC, with Dr. Larry Schwab and Dr. Marianne Salcetti. Ron walked right past vice president Dan Quayle’s office and decided to stop in and say I’m here to see Dan. The vice president’s assistant went on to say “He’s not here” …Ron insisted “but his office lights are on and I even see his legs at the desk” … Where as the assistant replied He’s out of town and you need to go.” We all had a good laugh remembering that story!

I wanted to let all of you know that I started a new job on May 21. I am working for Cleveland.com as a print and online supervisor. My role is to work with the print advertising account executives at the Plain Dealer and Sun News. Basically they present print and I’ll present online advertising to help new and existing clients grow their business. As the saying goes it’s a small world after all because the person from the Plain Dealer that works with Monster Mini Golf set up a meeting with me and the owners Lori and Edmund Gai. It sounds like their business is doing well and I look forward to meeting with them later this month.

I was very sad to learn of the passing of Jim Parker’s father Gerald Parker: Gerald E. Parker PhD, SHRP professor emeritus at St. Louis University passed away July 16, 2008. Gerry was a proponent of education, a JCU fan, and a great man. Please keep Jim and his family in your prayers during this difficult time.

I really want to hear from you! Please call or send an e-mail to update me about you or anyone else you still keep in touch with from our class.

 

Jim

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Summer 2008

Hello everybody! Spring is in the air on campus.

Steven DeLuca is in the process of selling his insurance agency and moving to the Denver, CO, area. Steven is sick of the Midwestern weather and loves to ski and is currently training for “Grandma’s Marathon” in Duluth, MN, June 16. This will be his third marathon. “I’m trying to catch up with Ted Rieple and Brent Desiderio. Last time I talked to them they had run four or five.” Steven’s family is well; his sons are playing flag football. Steven wanted to send hello’s to his old roommates, Ted Rieple, Brent Desiderio, Joe (Buck) Ferencak, Timmy Pearl and Lou Cozza ’93. Thanks for the update Steven!

We always knew that Sharon Neura was a class act. Now she has a store to prove it! Trading in her corporate vice president title for a stint, all her own, Class Act Resale Shoppe opened its doors for business on March 13 located in the heart of Little Italy. Sharon embarked on this creative entrepreneurship adventure because of her love for old, new and everything in-between. Class Act hosts a variety of new and gently used designer labeled clothing for women, unique and trendy leather handbags and fashion for both ladies and men. Actually the store has so much to offer that it wouldn’t fit in my column. However, you can see it all – www.classactresale.com – or by calling Sharon at 216.707.9000.

See you on campus,

Jim

Jim Sislo
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Spring 2008

Happy New Year! I hope that you had a great holiday season and that 2008 is off to a great start. Over the holidays I received a note from Anne (Pollard) Gill. Anne and her husband, Sean, have three boys: Brendan (3), Gannon (1), and Casey (4 mos.). The happy couple lives in San Marino, Calif. Anne is a stay-at-home and loves every minute of it. Sean has his own executive search firm in Los Angeles and employs executives, CPAs, and CFOs, for companies such as Disney, Sony and Warner Bros. The family loves California, however, they visit Michigan twice a year to see family and friends. Anne still keeps in touch with Kathleen Tobin McDonald and Mike Cronin. Speaking of Mike Cronin, Mike and I recently had lunch at Yours Truly in Independence, Ohio. We plan to get together every quarter, if you’re interested in joining us for lunch just drop me a line and I’ll let you know where to meet.

Cleveland City Councilman Joe Cimperman announced that he is running for Dennis Kucinich’s 10th Congressional seat, which includes the West Side of Cleveland and the city’s Western suburbs. Cimperman said Kucinich’s second bid for the White House triggered his decision to run against the one-time ally. “The community needs a full-time congressman,” said Cimperman, who lives just outside the district. Good luck Joe!

I was excited to hear that Cathy (Herman) Powers is a member of the National Alumni Board. She became a member of the board in June and will help to re-energize the City Clubs. Alumni should look for active City Clubs in Cleveland; Pittsburgh; Chicago; Washington, D.C.; and Los Angles. If you are interested in a City Club in your area, contact Cathy – superpowers5@verizon.net. Cathy said “I’m really honored to be working so closing with the university to rejuvenate such a wonderful way for alumni to keep their connection with Carroll.” Cathy went on to tell me that Kathie (Petrarca) Wilson, husband John ’93, and daughter Rebecca (4) celebrated the birth of Ryan James Wilson on July 23, 2007.

It’s nice to hear that our classmates still have a sense of adventure. In August, Cindy Ford and her mom just got in the car and took two weeks exploring the West. With no planned agenda and just a road map, they landed in, and hiked through the Badlands, the Black Hills, Yellowstone National Park, and the Shoshone National Forest. In November, Cindy returned from a three-week trip to Tanzania, Africa. Cindy and three of her friends, climbed and reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro (a lung aching 19,341 ft.). “It was amazing, awe inspiring and the most physically and mentally challenging thing I’ve ever done.” The group then headed across the Serengeti and Ngorogoron Crater where they had close encounters with lions, rhinos, cheetahs and leopards. They also brought along donations to a local school where many of the children are orphans – having lost their parents either to AIDS or Malaria. Thanks for this exciting update Cindy!

The holidays are a great time to catch up — on Thursday, December 27, Dave Garton and his wife, Ann, were in Cleveland. I met them along with Steve Fink and Chris Powers at Flannery’s Pub. We all had a nice time and it was great catching up with old friends and reliving some of our days at John Carroll. Thanks to Dave and Ann for an enjoyable evening. See you on campus,

Jim

Jim Sislo
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Fall 2007

Hello everybody! What a great turn out we had for our 15th Reunion! The weather was perfect and everyone enjoyed the fun-filled weekend. Time flew by fast with all of the planned activities like our class dinners, lunches, classes on various topics, campus tours, and great entertainment. Pictures taken with the “official” JCU 1992 camera are available on JCU Connect. I was honored to read the names of deceased class members since our last reunion at the Saturday Mass. This year’s deceased class members are Joseph Campanella and Kevin McNeely.

Shawn Gannon came in all the way from Los Angeles to attend reunion. Shawn is doing very well as the VP, marketing director for Playboy Entertainment, Inc.

Adrienne D’Angelo came in from the Big Apple to attend. For those of you who hadn’t heard two years ago, after earning her MA in the Humanities Program at JCU, she decided to pack up, sell off all her worldly possessions, leave Little Italy for NYC with a dream. For Adrienne, it was hopes to take graduate courses at Columbia University as a non-degree student. While taking courses, she worked part-time at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to make some meager wages. Additionally, she volunteered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art assisting a curator she had met at a conference. After working on the exhibition and networking within the museum, Adrienne was recruited for a managerial position in education accepting the position as manager School Tours and Reservations for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Being in New York in a great place like Manhattan, you can imagine she receives a few JCU visitors like Sarah (Stehle) Stamp who visits twice a year and Amy Hollo joined Sarah last year. Dee Hanley Bauer and Greg ’93 also visited last year. Sarah, Dee and Jenn (Hierbaum) Pastore are all coming this fall for a JCU girls outing. Adrienne extends the invitation to anyone coming to the city. Additionally Adrienne saw Mike Sacco over the summer just after reunion, he is well and doing great things at Boston College.

Speaking of Dee (Hanley) Bauer, Dee let me know that Jim Kniskern and his wife, Lisa, are expecting twin girls in January and were recently in town from Florida for Lisa’s baby shower. After the shower along with the expectant parents, Dee and Greg Bauer went to dinner with Marc and Karin McNulty and Katie and Paul Moriarity.

I was happy to hear that John O’Malley and his wife just had twin boys: Thomas Ronan and Sean Joseph were born June 26. The happy couple was planning on attending the reunion, but the boys arrived over a month early which changed their plans!

John told me that Ron Wiersch and his wife had another baby. This time a beautiful girl named Cassie.

It was great seeing all of you at our 15th Reunion, It’s nice to know we have ambitious entrepreneurs in our class. Lori and Edmund Gai have opened up their very own Monster Mini Golf in Strongsville, OH. I have personally visited their location and they have done a fantastic job! Keep them in mind for your next business group outing.

Jim

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Summer 2007

Look for my reunion 2007 recap in the next column. Thanks,

Jim

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Spring 2007

Hello everyone. My next column will feature all the highlights from our 15th Reunion. However, I wanted to include some recent news in this column.

Molly (McTigue) McNally dropped me a note to share some positive changes that have been going on in her life over the past year or so. She and her husband, Tom, decided last spring that it was time to leave their condo in the city for the greener pastures of the suburbs. So the couple bought a house in Glen Ellyn (Western ‘burbs of Chicago) last spring and learned soon after the move that twins were in their future! They moved last July, and spent the summer getting settled and acclimated with their two boys, Jack (4 ½) and Michael (2). Molly said “It’s a total change from city living but so much better!!” Coinciding with the move, Molly quit her job in pharmaceutical advertising to be a stay at home mom. While she misses the work (at times), she doesn’t miss the stress that goes with being a working mom! On November 25, 2006 the JCU stork delivered twin sisters Meghan and Riley to join the happy family. Thanks for the update Molly!

Here is an update about Sean Kearns. Sean has three children: Jackie (4), Liam (3) and Brendan (1). He left the telecommunications industry a couple of years ago and is in the software industry working for Oracle. Sean has been running in a lot of marathons. He ran the Cleveland Marathon last spring and Akron Marathon last fall. Brent Desiderio and Mark Francl ’93 came to town to run the Cleveland Marathon as well. Brent started working for SAP about five months ago and is doing well. Brent and Sean are thinking that they should run another spring marathon. The class of 1992 says “Go for it!”

Tim Keo is currently in his third year working as an actor/teacher for Great Lakes Theater Festival. Tim goes to different schools each week and spends the week acting with them using various residencies. Their residencies cover grade 1 through grade 12, using various stories for the younger students and Shakespeare and Arthur Miller for the High Schools. Tim is still in The Bel-Airs, a ’50s band where he plays bass and sings backup vocals, plus he has been playing in various pit orchestras including playing for The Cleveland Cabaret Project downtown.

I was happy to hear that Catherine Glaser was married on July 21, 2006 in Pittsburgh. She and her husband, Rich, work for Quaker Valley School District in Sewickley, PA. Megan Larkin-Curry, Susie (Bresnahan) McLaughlin, and Ann Showers were in her wedding. Also in attendance was Beth Horstman Zugelder and Julie Kovass Lynch. Catherine said “Everyone is doing well and busy with kids and other priorities!”

Jim

Jim Sislo
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Winter 2007

Happy New Year! Happy 15th Reunion! Now that 2007 is here please make plans to attend our 15th Class Reunion this June 22-24. I know that a lot of our classmates are planning to attend so don’t miss this great opportunity to reunite with old friends and visit campus.

Cathy Corrigan is living in Chicago, working for ACNielsen, and pursuing a master’s degree in human-computer interaction at DePaul. Hopefully we’ll see her at our Reunion!

Brian DeLallo lives in Bethel Park, PA, and teaches economics at Bethel Park High School, as well as coaching football. He has two daughters that are five and two years old. Brian runs into Scott Niedzwiecki, Nick Ciulli, Tom Gibbons, and Lou Cozza ’93 at coaching clinics. All are successful high school and college football coaches. Brian would like to reunite with Brian Hardy, Tony DiMaria, and Mike Bonavita to get the band back together at Reunion Weekend.

Sam Khalil is a senior principal in the Value Realization Practice for SAP Americas, Inc. In this position, he is the South regional leader responsible for driving customer focused strategies for his clients. Sam received his Master’s of Business Administration from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1997 and is also a Six Sigma Green Belt.

Sam and his wife of 11 years, Heather DeBenedictis, have two wonderful sons Sammy (9) and Charlie (5). They currently live in Parkland, FL, which is a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale. Since graduation, they have moved several times, starting with JCU to Saudi Arabia to Cleveland to Chicago and now Ft. Lauderdale. The Khalils love to travel; a couple of their favorite spots internationally are Capri, Italy, Madrid, Spain and Hong Kong. In Sam’s free time he enjoys community activities, including church ministries and coaching his boys in soccer and lacrosse.

Leslie Barrett and her husband, Walt, live in Brighton, MI. After the birth of her first daughter, Stefanie, in December 2005, Leslie decided to become a stay-at-home mom. Prior to that, she worked in the dementia field for many years. Leslie holds a master’s degree in social work from Case Western Reserve.

Matt Zappitelli has been with Classic Automotive Group since graduation. In the past nine years Matt successfully rose to the ranks of general manager at Classic Buick Pontiac GMC in Painesville. Matt and his wife, Liz (Murphy) ’93, have two daughters McKenna (9) and Kate (6). The happy couple lives in Mentor, OH. I have the good fortune of having several mutual friends of theirs and get to see the Zappitellis often. Matt is looking forward to our 15th Reunion.

Rich Renz and his wife, Jacqueline, recently moved back to Cleveland from the Toledo area and currently reside in Brecksville. Rich took a job with The Huntington Investment Company, where he is a senior vice president, regional sales manager for the Northern Ohio Region. Work keeps Rich very busy and any free time is spent on renovating their home or taking trips to visit his wife’s family in Lafayette, LA. Rich and Jacqueline will be heading back in early February for Mardi Gras.

See you Reunion Weekend!

Jim

Jim Sislo
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James@Sislo.net

 

Fall 2006

Hello everyone, Even though summer seems far away I’d like to remind everyone to start making plans now to attend our 15th Reunion June 22-24.

Four years ago, Tom Ward sold his house in Ohio City and moved to New York. Currently Tom lives in Greenwich Village and works as an agent and manager for the Paul Taylor Dance Company. In January, he’ll begin earning his MBA through the Executive Program at New York University’s Stern School of Business, which will take two years to complete. While in New York, Tom occasionally crosses paths with Virginia (Drda) Anderson ’89 and Carrie (Lichtman) Yaeger ’95. As Tom put it “I have a fantastic group of friends here. I’m spending much of my summer weekends playing softball, and never tire of exploring Manhattan. I do a bit more traveling than I used too, but not too much. Two recent trips to Santiago, Chile and Dusseldorf, Germany were memorable.”

Cindy Ford ’93 recently bought a “fabulous colonial” house in Lakewood only to take a job in Geauga County an hour’s drive away! As she put it “C’est la vie!” Cindy handles all marketing and public relations concerns for Geauga Park District which has twelve open parks and over 6000 acres of beautiful natural areas. Cindy “urges my fellow JCU Cuyahoga Count-ians to head East for a day and experience some gorgeous countryside, stop in The West Woods Nature Center located in Russell Township and say hello.”

Greg Fleisher lives in Columbus, OH, and has three children Michael (7), Christopher (5) and Ellie (2). Greg works for TransUnion LLC as the VP of sales for their Great Lakes Sales Division.

Jim Parker and his wife, Uma, were blessed with twins in Mid July! For regularly updated pictures of Arianna and Ethan Parker, go to www.jiparker.com.

Paul Etzler has accepted a position as a senior manager at Skoda, Minotti & Co. – the same company that founder Greg Skoda ’78 has been recognized as one of the 50 most distinguished JCU Boler School of Business graduates. Paul has come a long way since his first job out of JCU at a small accounting firm in Beachwood where he met his wife (now of 13 years) at a company-sponsored fundraiser. Paul then worked for a regional accounting firm downtown Cleveland, moved into industry at a national company downtown, and is back in public accounting in Mayfield Village. Paul hasn’t been back to Carroll for several years, but looks forward to our 15th Reunion.

What does Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris and Andy Washlock have in common? They have all been inducted into the International Karate and Kickboxing Hall of Fame. Earlier this year Andy was unanimously elected by their board. This is the only world-wide martial arts hall of fame where an individual must be nominated by two current Hall of Fame members, and approved by its board of directors. To date, only slightly over 100 martial artists have been inducted to this highly prestigious Hall of Fame. What an honor and achievement! Andy has finally retired from kickboxing. With a 36-5, 29 KOs record, he was the men’s professional IKBA Inter-Continental Heavyweight Champion. Andy continues to teach martial arts, working with professional and amateur athletes in improving their performances. Andy is currently in the process of moving from Roanoke, VA, to Coeur d’Alene, ID, to work for NightHawk Radiology Services (NRS). Andy was the CFO for American Teleradiology Nighthawks (ATN), when they successfully completed a merger with NRS in September 2005. He will be leading their hospital finance department and assisting with investor relations. Way to go Andy!

See you at our 15th reunion in June!

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

 

Spring 2006

Spring flowers are blossoming on campus as I sit down to update you on the latest. Let’s start with a marriage announcement! Stephen Lamb and Maggie Lamb nee Kenny ’93 were married in October 2005. The happy couple currently resides in Grayslake, IL. Congratulations!

I was happy to hear that Lisa Klepac Lockhart has been promoted to the rank of associate professor of psychology at the University of the Incarnate Word. After receiving her doctorate from Kent State University in 1998, Lisa taught at Radford University in Virginia. She then accepted an assistant professorship at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. In August of 2004 she began her current job at Incarnate Word. Lisa lives in San Antonio with her husband, Greg, and daughter Miranda (8). Great job Lisa!

I dropped an e-mail to Daniel Harrington to see what he has been up to. This is what he had to say: “I think since I last communicated with JCU things have changed quite a bit. In 1998 I went back to school and graduated with my master’s from Antioch University in Yellow Springs, OH. I immediately relocated to Phoenix, AZ, where my wife, Vanessa, was working on her doctorate at ASU. That’s when I started my current career with Wells Fargo. Two promotions later I was relocated to the Raleigh-Durham area where we lived for 17 months. In November of 2005 I was promoted to regional manager for the State of Pennsylvania (Wells Fargo Auto Finance) and we live in the North Hills of Pittsburgh in a beautiful golf course community. We have one daughter, Riley Corrine (3). I look forward to attending any Pittsburgh area socials if they exist.” Thanks for the update Daniel!

As Dee and Greg ’93 Bauer put it … “oh boy, oh boy, oh boy … It’s a girl! Brynn Catherine Bauer was born January 28, 2006, 6:40 a.m., weighing in at 6 lbs. 12 oz. and 19 inches. The picture I saw of her wearing a purple cap was adorable! Their sons Connor, Brendan and Jack just can’t get enough of Catherine and are the best big brothers. Even with (at the time three kids) the Bauers make time for charity as I bumped into Dee and Greg at Taste of the NFL at Cleveland Browns Stadium this past October. Congratulations on the birth of your first daughter!

It’s not too early to start thinking about our 15 year reunion which is next year! Please make plans to attend Reunion Weekend 2007.

 

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

Winter 2006

Happy New Year! Today is the 12th of January and the temperature in Cleveland is 56 degrees! I was fortune enough to attend the inauguration of Father Robert Niehoff in October. Our fellow classmate Joe Cimperman was one of a few distinguished speakers at the ceremony. Joe was also reelected to his seat on the Cleveland City Council in November. Great job Joe!

I was happy to hear that Chris McNulty and Jenna Soccorsi were married on September 17, 2005. Jenna graduated from Hillsdale in Michigan, she played soccer and ran track. She is a political fundraiser and works for the Ohio Attorney General, Jim Petro. Jenna and Chris live in Columbus in German Village and enjoyed their first holiday season as a married couple. Chris would also like to say hello to his old duplex mates. Dr. Brian McDermott, Dr. Pete Guzinski and of course Bill Stamp. Chris also wanted to say hello to Kess, Fitz, Gavin Geraci and Mike Thomas. We anxiously await their updates for the next class report! (hint … hint … please write in)

Ever wonder what our original class columnist is up to? Well wonder no more as I was delighted to hear that Megan Larkin Curry had a little girl, “Molly Larkin Curry,” on May 5, 2005. As Megan put it “We are blessed to now have the perfect combination of a boy, Ryan (2½ ), and girl, Molly (8 mos).” The happy family still lives in Hudson and Megan is working for Eli Lilly in their Oncology Division. She has put her triathlons on hold for now … however Megan often puts the children in the running stroller and manages to run some races from time and time. Congratulations!

If you logged onto http://www.jcu92.net a few months ago you would have discovered it was down. Well not to worry as Anton Zuiker, along with Tony DiMaria’s help, have secured jcu92.com and jcu92.org. Please change your bookmarks, and help us update the site by adding your news. Again a big thank you to Anton for this tremendous resource!

It was nice to receive an e-mail update from Mary Beth Fraser. Since graduating from our class she received a master’s in U.S. Women’s History from Binghamton University (1994) and recently completed her Ph.D. in U.S. History from The Catholic University of America. Mary Beth also defended her dissertation at the beginning of the month and anxiously awaits the graduation ceremony in May 2006 where as she put it “I get to don the fancy Ph.D. robes.” Mary Beth got married in 2002 and goes by Mary Beth Fraser Connolly. She met husband Michael, who is also an historian, at CUA. Since their wedding, they have lived in New Hampshire where they taught at a local college. Now they live in Valparaiso, IN, and Michael is working full-time at Purdue University North Central. Mary Beth also teaches there as a Lecturer.

It seems that the JCU stork keeps delivering as Katie Clifford Kantz and her husband, Chris Kantz ’91 have two kids Danny (4) and Molly (2). Katie sees Karen Staropoli Crowe a lot. Karen lives in Rochester and has three girls — Sarah (9), Grace (5), and Ellie (3). Karen stays in touch with Karen Donner Tehan who also has three kids — Patrick (7), Maire (5), and Rachel (2). Katie went on to tell me that Pat Palleshi and his wife Katrina just moved five houses down from them. They have two kids Conor (6) and Gavin (20 mos) and are expecting a third in May. Pat works from Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Rochester. Katie also told me that Jenn Frank Norris is home with Jack (3) and Joseph (1) and that Katie Fornes Drenik has Anthony (2) and is expecting in January. Katie works part time at Office Max Corporate Headquarters and is home part time.

Mike Thomas and his wife, Sandy, welcomed another beautiful daughter, Audrey Katherine, born October 4th 2005.

See you soon,

 

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

 

Summer 2005

Hello everyone! Summer is flying by fast and the Cleveland weather has been exceptional! John O’Malley dropped me a note. Additionally, John just graduated from Northwestern University with a Masters in Computer Science. John told me that Ron Wiersch and his wife, Annie, just had another boy, Evan Michael. No kids for John just yet!!!!!

You know when you have found that special someone that you waited your whole life for? Well I’m delighted to hear that this just happened to Chris McNulty. Chris wrote “I have found a phenomenal woman and we are getting married in September 2005. Her name is Jenna Soccorsi, she went to Hillsdale University in Michigan and is a fundraising professional presently working for Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro. She is originally from Boardman, OH, and now lives here in Columbus with me.” Can’t wait to hear about the wedding!

How do you measure success? Is it a great career? Is it a happy family life? It seems that Scott Tennant has both! With a successful career as vice president Dix & Eaton Public Relations Firm and he and his wife, Terry, are expecting their fifth child in February 2006!

Remember the song 867-5309? Well there is a new number that will be more famous than that one! Well at least to the JCU 1992 community. It is 206.202.1992. When you call this number you can leave a voice message for all of your JCU 1992 alumni and Anton Zuiker will post your voice message as a podcast on http://jcu92.net/loudblog/ Very Kool! Special thanks to Anton for his dedication to http://www.jcu92.net and the addition of voice messaging to the site!

Speaking of http://www.jcu92.net/ Here were some recent posts: “Jennifer Ritter (Gonzalez) — June 28, 2005 at 10:06 Karen, Michelene, Bridget, Megan, I’m glad I finally ventured onto the Web site, lots of good news, lots of babies. My one baby (and two step daughters) may be all I can commit to. Lots of work. But, I’m in Chicago, working running a nonprofit on the north side, trying to not miss every new thing my baby does. I ran into Gina Krusinski at an art auction. She was pregnant with twins and also a step mommy, and lives here as well. I also have had a bit of contact with Angela Cardamone, my old roommate, who is married and has a cute little boy and lives in western PA. We need to all have a play date! And just a final thought – it’s good John Carroll produced some republicans who don’t want to learn a second language – wow, that was brutal. I’ll restrain myself. I hope everyone is happy and healthy – Jen”

“Remembered or not” Hi Marcellus Nealy here. I am not sure if anyone reading this will remember me or not. Anton I remember you. 13 years have sure passed by in a blink. Right after school I moved to Tokyo, Japan. I am still in Tokyo living up to some foolish comment I made 13 years ago. The comment was “when I become the master of the place then I will leave.” My Japanese is rusty but good enough to survive and have a bar conversation. I remember when those Japanese exchange students came to Carroll and we made fun of them because they mispronounced words and said things like shit instead of sit and lice instead of rice. The joke’s on me now. I have become the mispronouncing, bad grammar, heavy accented foreigner we have all run across at one point in our lives. I’m married and have two mostly angelic children. My wife is Naomi, my son Devon (8) and daughter Desire (5). For work I have been freelancing various odd jobs for the past two years; traveling around the country and the world spouting mad bits of my own poetry with musicians; producing musical events; promoting artists; DJing at a radio station, renting out my sound equipment to promoters; doing market research for a U.S. based client; copywriting, proofreading, and narration. It’s amazing how creative survival can make you. Thanks to my undying addiction to paying the rent on time I have acquired a wide range of barely lucrative skills. When I first came to Japan I spent four years selling English language books and teaching English. I spent the next six working for a pop music management company. All in all it has been a crazy 13 years for better or for worse. I am a million miles from wealthy and two stops away from no regrets. Anyway, I was feeling a bit nostalgic (natsukashii in Japanese) and wondering what some of the people I might have known at JCU were doing, how they had aged, if I was the only one who lost some hair and gained more pounds than I wanted around the mid section … that sort of thing. I surfed the net and ran across this blog and decided to leave a note. David Maher, my JCU roommate, is also here in Tokyo. He worked at the same book company I worked at then moved on to a company called Maruhon where he edits consumer and maintenance manuals for Nissan and various other automobile manufacturers. He’s not married yet but I suspect he and his girlfriend might some time soon.” We remember you Marcellus! Thank for your posts! See you at Homecoming!

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

 

Spring 2005

Spring is in the air, the campus is beautiful and the JCU robins are singing to me the latest class news! I was excited to hear that Jeff Stiltner joined the partnership of Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP. Jeff started out at Hahn Loeser & Parks as an associate in 2001 and now as a partner will continue to focus his practice in Business and Real Estate Law. Jeff earned his LL.M in 2002 and his J.D., cum laude, in 1995 from Capital University. Jeff and his wife, Heidi, have two children and live in Westerville, a suburb of Columbus. Way to go Jeff!

I always enjoy hearing about the interesting job’s our alumni have. This article features Pablo Ramirez. Pablo currently works for Libbey Glass as the Export Territory manager covering Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. He basically covers everything from Bermuda all the way down to Aruba. Pablo visits the islands several times a year and has been with Libbey for nine years. On the personal side, he is married to his wife, Ann, and they have a 3-year-old boy, Logan Anthony, with one on the way due in June. Pablo knows it is a girl but the couple is keeping the name a secret.

Keeping with the theme of alumni being in areas with nice weather that brings me to an update on our friend Joe Rattay. This past January Joe, his wife Lori, son Joshua (4), daughter Allison (2) and the newest addition to their family daughter Jillian (born on December 23, 2004.) relocated to Jacksonville, FL. Joe will help start up KeyBank’s Commercial Real Estate Investment Banking practice in the Southeast. What a great way to start the year off with a new born, new venture and new location with great weather! Great job!

One great advantage of the internet is instant up-to-date communication with all of your JCU 1992 alumni. Here are some recent posts from http://jcu92.net

Michelene Fitzgerald Jardine says “Hello from Cleveland, OH, to Bridget McGuinness, Jen Ritter, Megan Clifton, the Karen’s and everybody else’s name mentioned above that I knew at JCU! My husband and I live in Olmsted Falls with our soon to be three-year-old daughter and her brother due in May. I work part-time with my husband to keep my broker’s license, but I am looking forward to full-time mommy hood next month! In June, Kara Battaglia moved back to Buffalo with her family. So Katie Fornes, Colleen Quinn, Nicole Lucarelli ’94 and I got together with our kids to give her a proper send off. It was a nice day, but that’s the last JCU connection I’ve had! I hope all is well with everyone. Take care.”

Kate (Evans) Zolikoff wrote: “I am happy to share the news that Cathy (Herman) and Rob ’91 Powers have a new baby boy, Ryan Michael, born on March 26, weighing in at 8 lbs. 4 oz.! Liam (4) and Laura (2) are proud siblings of their new little brother. All is well here at the Zolikoff’s in South Euclid – just a tad busy – Michael is now 11, Mara turns 8 on Saturday, Nicholas is 5 and Justina is 17 months old. Chaos and happiness are the norm of which I try to manage and Nick is a buyer at Northern Haserot. Hope all is well with everybody – keep in touch!”

Heidi (Klett) Speckhard wrote: “Greetings from Green Bay, WI. My Lutheran pastor husband, Pete, and I have lived here five years now and love it. We have four kids – Sam (8), Ella (5), Anna (2), and Rachel (6 mos.), so our house is loud and crazy and is getting girlier by the minute. Poor Sam.

At any rate, I did manage to use my JCU training teaching Latin for five years, two in Cleveland and three in St. Louis. And since then I’ve been hanging out with and/or producing all these kinder. I lead a mom’s Bible study and a book group at church for which I will be shamelessly soliciting recommendations from anyone who wants to give them. We meet monthly and some of the group’s favorite authors include Kathleen Norris, Walter Wangerin Jr., Paul Maier, Anne Lamott, and Francine Rivers. This month we’re reading Father Joe by Tony Hendra. Thanks for the opportunity to reconnect a little bit.”

Maintained by Anton Zuiker Http://jcu92.net offers pictures, multimedia files and recent posts from Bridget McGuinness, Greg Donahue, Megan (Clifton) Mistry, Dave Garton, and Paul Bayhurst and others.

See you on campus!

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

 

Winter 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy New Year, I hope that 2005 finds you well! I suggest you start the New Year off right by visiting the newly redesigned http://jcu92.net … What is on http://jcu92.net? Actually quite a bit! For example: Earlier in 2004 Paul Bayhurst asked the http://jcu92.net message board the whereabouts of Tom Allison (Gator). Well I’m happy to report that Tom himself replied! Test your JCU knowledge by naming any or all six guys in the picture posted by Anton Zuiker on 1/9/05? Please log on to read resent posts from Marcy Mertes, Thomas Rademaker, Michael Cronin, Dave Garton, Peter Mancuso and others!

Last time I reported on Lee Horvath’s wedding. Additionally I learned that Lee works for Ashland Specialty Chemical as a product manager. His territory is in Europe and amazingly enough he is able to work out of his office in Cleveland. Traveling to Europe can be tough especially since Lee is finishing up his MBA from John Carroll. On the flip side experiencing all that Europe has to offer after work hours has its pluses! Lee keeps in touch with Edmund Gai. Edmund and his family lives in Strongsville, OH. Edmund works for Henkel Consumer Adhesives (formerly Manco) in sales. Edmund and his wife, Lori, are the proud parents of a brand new baby. Karlo Godé was born on July 6th. Edmund still http://www.jcu92.net/images/uploads/tigger smiling.jpgkeeps in touch with several of the guys from our class — like Dan Perella, Brian Zeck, Mike Clinger, Dave Hydock, Joe Metz, Jason Recard, Dave Garton, Dave Tyler and Pete Mancuso.

Finally the JCU ’92 stork is at it again this time stopping by the Hardy household. Brian Hardy and his wife, Gina, are expecting their first child in March 2005! They are excited to find out if it is a boy or a girl. Brian is still working at Loyola University Medical Center as a manager of pharmacy services. The family plans to move from Oak Park, IL, to River Forest, IL, in February.

 

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

Fall 2004

As the snow flies in the air and JCU students are preparing for Christmas Carroll Eve it must be time for the next edition of the class column. It’s nice when the updates come to me! That’s what happened when I bumped into Phil Russo in the Clear Channel Studio. Phil had a successful career with Sherwin-Williams but recently accepted a new challenge as director of franchise sales for Carvel Ice Cream. Phil has also completed his MBA from the University of Akron and he and his wife, Julie, have two children. Their first son is Matthew (3 ½) and the newest addition daughter, Elizabeth (nine months). The happy family lives in Medina, OH. Phil keeps in touch with Todd Lystad who is in the banking business in Toledo and Pete McLinden who is a labor relations attorney in Columbus. I received an e-mail from Mark Saric. Mark is currently pursuing an LL.M. in International/European Union Law, with a specialization in International Trade & Investment, at the Amsterdam Law School, Universiteit van Amsterdam. If that wasn’t enough Mark recently went back to school and completed his Juris Doctor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, CSU this past May and took the July Ohio Bar exam before relocating. Mark said to “let all alumni know that they are welcome to say hello if they are in the neighborhood.” In case you plan to be in Amsterdam over the holiday. I heard that Lee Horvath got married on October 2, 2004 to Jennifer Clark. JCU ’92 alumni/ae in attendance were Carla (Ducato) Kinsey, Lori (DiLoreto) Pulice, Edmund Gai, Dave Hydock, Jack Gangidine and Andy Tillman. Congratulations Lee! I never seem to get invited to JCU weddings anymore since I became the columnist! I guess no one wants actual details to appear in print! So have you been to the recently redesigned and enhanced www.jcu92.net? Anton Zuiker has really out done himself this time! Thank you for the time you put into this great site! Still we only have about 35 people registered with the site. Please send a message to any JCU ’92 classmate that you have an e-mail address for. Better yet, call your friends and encourage them to visit the site. You can read all about Tim Donovan’s adventures in London and what Tim thinks of his five year olds’ accent! Also look at the “Where are they section” to help alums looking for alums! Also a happy birthday to Bridget McGuinness and James Parker, who celebrated birthdays in August! I was happy to hear that Mike Lascu is working for Guidant selling medical devices in northern Ohio. Mike and his wife, Ines ’95, just celebrated their one-year anniversary and built a house last year in Broadview Hts. Mike keeps up with Marty and Chrissy Gillespie who just had their fourth child, a boy named Cullen. Gavin and Sabrina Geraci just had their second, a girl, Isabella. Both are doing well and still in the Pittsburgh area. Matt Lombardi and his wife, Terri, have two boys, Adam and Jacob, and are in Chicago. Mike also heard that Paul and Katy Moriarity are expecting twins. Nick and Andrea ’93 Ciulli have three kids and Nick is the head coach at Valley Forge High School in Parma. Hank Durica is doing well and living in Strongsville with his wife, Danell. Joe Potts has a Nationwide Insurance agency on the Westside of Cleveland. Greg & Sue ’93 Perram are moving to Nashville, TN from Columbus. And finally, Terry Friguglietti and his wife Maura moved to Shaker Hts. last year. Wow I think Mike keeps up with more class members than I do!

Have a safe and happy holiday! See you on www.jcu92.net.

 

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

 

Summer 2004

As always it was great seeing all of you this past reunion, June 2004. It always amazes me how many people you bump into that you know at reunion weekend even if it isn’t your year. Don’t think that I’m just saying that because I am the class columnist. I think everyone should come every year instead of every five!

I recently attended a non JCU wedding and was pleasantly surprised to see Ted Rieple there. Ted is the vice president, Strategic Business Development for MCPc. MCPc is a national value-added reseller and direct marketer of computer systems, supplies, services and network solutions to over 10,000 organizations throughout the United States. Ted has three kids Nicholas (5), Nathan (3), Kennedy (1) and wonderful wife Shelly ’94. Ted just returned from a six day, 431 mile bike race through the Rockies … planning the Chicago Marathon in fall, spending his time chasing kids, and watching t-ball games!

Ted keeps in touch with Bill L’Esperance who is also a principal in MCPc. Bill L’Esperance just had his third child, Brennan Lewis, which makes three kids … Connor (5), Quinn (3) and Brennan (1 mos). He spends his weekends, during the summer, at his place in Findley Lake and continues to be the top producer at MCPc. We had a mini 1992 reunion when Ted visited me at Clear Channel Cleveland and we bumped into Carla (Ducato) Kinsey. Carla who is as energetic as she was when we were in college is enjoying her career at Clear Channel and her five-year-old son, Brandon.

Greg ’93 and Dee Bauer were blessed with another boy on Saturday, May 15. John “Jack” Fritz Bauer was born at 6:25 a.m. and weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz. and was 19 inches long. His proud mom reports that he looked exactly like his brother Connor at birth! I wish you could see his picture that I saw because Jack is a very cute baby! Congratulations!

I was happy to hear that Kristine (Tuttle) Hite had her second son on October 20, 2003. His name is Jacob Christopher and he joins big brother, Ryan, who is now five years old.

Paul Bayhurst was asking about the whereabouts of Tom Allison (Gator)? Any contact information will be appreciated.

Anton Zuiker mentioned that Bridget McGuinness had her third daughter a few weeks ago. “Carolin looks beautiful, and has two great sisters to look up to.”

You are going to hear me mention www.jcu92.net a lot. Some recent posts from June 2004 include posts from: Brian Fors, Kevin Karlik, Michael Cronin, Anton Zuiker and Paul Bayhurst. Please support the site as it is a nice way to keep in touch with all of our classmates.

It was nice to receive an update from the McDonald family. Patrick McDonald ’91 recently reported that his wife Kathleen (Tobin) McDonald gave birth to twins last September. Tim, Henry, mom, and their first son are doing very well. The happy family lives in Charleston, SC and asks if any JCU alumni are visiting Charleston to please look them up! Patrick is a successful attorney and would also like to pass along a great big hello to Father Schell.

I received an e-mail from David Hutzel who, I am happy to report, just completed a two-year tour with the Navy in Okinawa, Japan. David and his wife Carol ’88 are moving to Erie, PA, where David will work at a hospital in Erie as an internist.

It’s been some time since we heard from Marc McNulty. Marc, his wife, Karin, and their two daughters Laurin and Karoline relocated to Sparta, NJ. Marc accepted a promotion to run the insecticide business for Bayer Environmental Sciences professional business. Bayer ES manufactures control products used on golf courses, sports fields and home lawns. Karin and Marc frequently return to Cleveland and would love to hear from the Ohio and NJ JCU alumni.

Remember to visit www.jcu92.net.

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

 

Spring 2004

Hello everyone! It’s just a few days past tax season and the Cleveland weather is a beautiful 77 degrees! As the sun beams through the window at Starbucks I received an e-mail from John O’Malley. John and his wife, Cynthia, recently bought a house in Chicago. In addition to John’s titles of husband, home owner you can add CEO! John recently started his own company called MPO Inc. John said “It’s small but growing” Good luck on the new venture! John also keeps in touch with Ron Wiersch. Ron and his wife, Annie, are the proud parents of Jeremy Ronald born in January 2004.

Let’s all go to www.jcu92.net and wish Anton Zuiker the site’s creator a belated happy birthday! (It was April 2nd). Actually the site is quite active with recent posts from Missy Haynes Yoby, Karen Staropoli, Mike Bonavita, Tracy Inman Nagy and Jim Parker. I could tell you what we have been talking about but why not log on for yourself and join the community!

It seems that entrepreneurship is a current theme in our class as I received an update from Steve DeLuca. Steve is the owner of Steven DeLuca Agency, Inc. a Nationwide Insurance provider located in Michigan.

I was also excited to hear that Colleen (Duffy) Miller and her husband, John, are the proud parents of Owen John born on May 30, 2003. The happy family which includes brother Evan Duffy (2) is doing very well!

Have you ever won anything on the radio? Since I work at WMJI 105.7, I see winners come and go from our building all the time. Well, I’m happy to report that some of our recent radio station winners were Darlene Ehrler and Tom Burke!

Finally reunion weekend is right around the corner. Even though this isn’t our year please join me on June 18-20 to catch up on old times and create some new JCU memories!

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

 

Winter 2004

Happy New Year! As I put together this class report 2004 has just begun. During mid summer I exchanged correspondence with Molly (McTigue) McNally. Molly lives in Chicago with her husband of 4 years, Tom, and their 1 year old son, Jack, (born 7-7-02). Molly wasn’t able to make our 10 year reunion because she was 8 months pregnant! She started a new job in March 2003, working in account management for a Chicago-based pharmaceutical advertising agency. Molly also keeps in touch with Patty (Finucane) Owens. Patty works in marketing communications for Compliant, a company that implements external defibrillator programs for large organizations. Patty and her husband, Mike, live in Aurora. She also keeps in touch with Jenni Grimes who lives in Chicago (near Wrigley Field) and has a private psychotherapy practice and Megan Argie who bought a new house last year in University Heights and is a speech pathologist.

I received a note from Jenn Plavney Velardo. She currently resides in Smithfield, NC — just outside of Raleigh — with her 3 year old daughter, Jordan Marie. Jenn was working for Nike as a training manager and is now teaching Physical Education at North Drive Elementary School in Goldsboro, NC. She received her master’s degree in 1994 from the University of Akron in Physical Education and Exercise Physiology and is currently attending Campbell University pursuing a master’s degree in School Administration. Her expected graduation date is August 2004. I was excited to hear that Susie Bresnahan McLaughlin had her second baby boy. Ryan Preston was born on February 13, 2003 and his older brother, Brendan William, turned three in July. In addition to being a full-time mom, Susie is completing her dissertation and will complete her doctorate by May 2004. Susie went on to say that Sherry Semler Devlin was in town and a bunch of JCU grads got together in Pittsburgh. Sherry has three kids (Grant, Emily, and Julia) and is still living in Southlake, TX.

Melissa Fricano Haering was there and is expecting her second child (December 2003). She is still teaching, part time in the Avonworth School District.

Ann Showers is a school social worker who works in an underprivileged school district.

Cathy Glaser is still the best middle school Spanish teacher in town and Julie Kovass Lynch just had her second daughter and is working part time. Thanks Susie!

I recently saw Beth (Mulloy) Panstares at my high school reunion. Beth is having a blast staying home with Alex (7), Julie (4) and Johnny (10 mos). Recently, Beth got together with Aimee Zierolf and Shauna Monsour Nuzzo in Cincinnati to meet Aimee’s new baby, Brooke Anna, who was born in October and joins big sister Rachel (almost 3). Amazingly Aimee finds time to work part time as an ER doctor. Shauna Monsour Nuzzo is also doing great and has two daughters, Anna (2) and Ella (almost 1). Shauna works part time as a nurse practitioner.

The JCU stork continues to deliver beautiful babies! Kate Evans Zolikoff had Justina Ann on Saturday, October 18th and was 8 lbs. 13 oz. 21 ¼ inches.

Dave and Ann Garton had their first born at 8:37 pm Central Time, November 6, 2003. Eamon Garton was 7 lbs. 9 oz. 20 inches — blonde hair and blue eyes. The happy family is “surviving the Iowa winters.”

Finally Anton Zuiker and his wife, Erin ’95, had their second daughter Malia Zuiker. She was born at the UNC Hospitals on Monday, January 5, 2004 at 5:17 p.m. weighing 9 lbs. 11 oz. In his spare time Anton has set up a website designed for the JCU class of 1992 that is worth checking out — www.jcu92.net.

Hope to see you soon,

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

 

Summer 2003

 

 

 

 

As I write this column reunion weekend is less than two weeks away. Hard to believe our tenth has come and gone! Shortly after last year’s reunion Bridget McGuinness Schaeffer and her husband, Dennis, welcomed Rory McGuinness Schaeffer into the world on July 30, 2002. She was 6 lbs. 13 oz. and has been busy keeping an eye on her big sister, Fiona (2 ½), ever since she was born. Congratulations to the happy family!

I was happy to hear that Betsey Janson Rickel is doing well. Betsey currently works in the marketing department for the Ohio Tuition Trust Authority. When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, Mark, and their daughter, Caroline (1).

I opened my e-mail in box to find an update from Bob Hanson. A lot has happened to Bob since graduation. In the last eight years he moved from his hometown of Chicago to Oklahoma to get started as a international sales representative. In that time frame he met is wife and is happily married. Later his employer moved his family to South Florida and after four years he and his wife decided to move back home to Chicago. Bob now works out of his house for a Silicon Valley startup that specializes in software security solutions. He has three children: Nick (5), Bobby (3) and Leah (1). Bob is interested in hearing from any JCU ’92 grads, so feel free to e-mail him at: bob.hanson@greenborder.com. Bob also keeps up with Bob Schedlbower, who works for Fox Television Network in Detroit. He does a lot of camera work, and some editing. He also told me that Mike Aquino is teaching somewhere down in South Florida. Thanks for the update!

Who wants to be a Millionaire? We all do, but our fellow classmate Scott Tennant had a great chance this past January because he was fortunate enough to be a contestant on the syndicated version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”! Scott said it was a great (and very intense) experience, and Scott walked away with $32,000. Meredith Vieira, the host, couldn’t have been nicer. Scott and his family are using the money to move into a bigger house in Wickliffe, OH which is where he and his wife have lived their whole lives. The house will come in handy because they have four children: Elissa (9), Chloe (6), Jared (4) and Melanie (2). Great job Scott!

The JCU stork strikes again! This time delivering a baby boy to Molly McTigue McNally and her husband, Thomas. The couples’ first child John Joseph (Jack) McNally II was born on July 7, 2002 and weighed 9 lbs., 4 oz. Congratulations!

Finally I heard from Tim Donovan who recently moved to Chicago and works for BP as a team lead in global merchandising. His job requires that he commutes to London each week. When he’s not working Tim and his wife, Lynette, spend time with their lovely four year old daughter, Madison Elizabeth. The happy family is expecting their second child in October.

Hope to talk to you soon,

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

Spring 2003

Hello everyone! As spring approaches my thoughts turn to memories of spring breaks, Graduation, summer jobs and college friends! Here’s the latest …

I was excited to hear that Dawn Nighman Kondrat was recently married to Rob Kondrat. The happy couple lives in Mentor with their dog, Bandit. Dawn presently works for Parsons in Cleveland.

What does tennis and real estate have in common? How Bryan Pappas? Bryan owns Prime Land Construction Co., formed in 2001 as a residential and commercial general contractor/construction manager. In his spare time he teaches tennis at The Wembley Club near Chagrin Falls and is a USPTA certified tennis professional. Thanks for serving the update Bryan!

Karen (Staropoli) Crowe always enjoys reading about what our classmates are up to and this time I thought we would give you an update on her! She lives in Rochester with her husband, Tim, and their three beautiful daughters, Sarah (6), Grace (2), and Ellie (5 months). Karen received her master’s in social work in Buffalo, but stopped working after Grace was born and now loves being home with the girls full-time. Karen really wanted to get to the reunion this past summer, but was too tired and too pregnant! Karen still keeps in touch with Karen (Donner) Tehan who lives in Auburn, NY with her husband, David, and her son, Patrick (5), and daughter, Maire (3).

Jay Bahr and Elaine (Weaver) Bahr ’93 are enjoying life with their three kids Mary Rose (5), Agnes Ruth (2), and the latest edition as of January, Francis Xavier. In August Jay was appointed village administrator of the Village of Waterville, in the Toledo area. As the administrator he is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Village. According to Jay “Waterville is quite a change of pace for us as we have lived in Chicago and Cleveland since being married and Waterville is a town of just under 5,000. We love it. I enjoy a 2 min. commute to work and come home for lunch frequently.” Thanks for the update Jay!

I was glad to hear that Ric Formani is doing very well. He currently lives in Avon Lake with his wife, Thera Patton Formani ’93. They have 4 kids ages 7, 5 and twins at 1½ years. Ric is the vice president of sales and marketing of Commerce Benefits Group. The company has about 120 employees and recently was named one of the Weatherhead 100 of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio for 2001 and 2002. Ric was also nominated for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Ric sees Brad Knudsen ’93 on a regular basis since Brad works for Commerce as senior account executive calling on employee benefit brokers in Ohio and surrounding states. Ric and Brad recently joined John Carroll’s Entrepreneurs Association. Keep up the great work!

Tim Brogan and Lisa had great news this past October because their first son Alex was born on the 3rd weighing in at 8 lbs. 9 oz. 21 ½ inches. Big sister Katie (2) loves the new addition to the family!

Aileen (D’Ambrosia) Parrinello and her husband, Tim, were disappointed that they missed reunion due to a wedding that fell on that same weekend. Aileen successfully manages a rewarding career and family life working as a television account executive for the NBC affiliate WHEC Channel 10 in New York. The happy family includes – Madelyn (6), Jonathan (2), and Keenan (1). Aileen gets to meet various celebrities as they visit the TV station. Recently she had a conversation about children with Andrew Shue (Billy Cambell from Melrose Place) when he was at WHEC to promote an organization that he started called “Club Mom.” Keep up the great work Aileen!

Brian DeLallo and family recently returned to the Pittsburgh area after living in Phoenix for 9 years. Brian is teaching economics and coaching football at Bethel Park High School, in suburban Pittsburgh. He spends his spare time with his wife and 16 month old daughter.

I recently received an e-mail from Denise Janeen Duffy. Denise and her husband just bought a house in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago. Denise works in risk management at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and she is graduating in June with her MBA from the University of Chicago. Denise also keeps up with Katie (Wanous) Anderson is married and living in Brunswick, OH. Katie keeps busy raising her adorable daughter, Macie, and has another child on the way.

Janice Konya-Gross is also married and recently moved to Punta Gorda, FL – near Ft. Myers. She has a son, Steven, who is also adorable.

Remember that delicious dinner we had on Friday night of this past reunion? Well it was catered by none other than Frank Borally ’91. Frank who lives within walking distance of JCU is doing well and was honored that he was asked to cater dinner for this year’s reunion.

 

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

 

 

Winter 2003

 

 

This summer we successfully completed our ten-year class reunion. What a weekend and what a great group of people that make up our class. It made me realize truly what an honor it is to serve as your class columnist. The whole weekend was a complete blur starting with the President’s Reception, where I saw Dee Hanley Bauer as well as Paul and Katie Moriarity who were celebrating their 5th anniversary – not their wedding anniversary or even their anniversary of engagement. They actually met at our 5th year reunion! … Friday night at the big tent conversations with Elmer Abbo, Roseanne Nowinski Deucher, and Joe Cimperman stand out.

Catching Paul Bayhurst by surprise in the Atrium was a lot of fun as well as sneaking off campus to have lunch at the Cooker only to discover that Susie Bresnahan McLaughlin, Cathy Glaser and Megan Larkin-Curry are in the booth in front of us!

Staying in the dorms was a trip, who would have thought I would be allowed to stay overnight in Murphy and be right across from John Moran and next door to Dave Grady! Matt Slife and Mark Henderson asked Steve Fink if he was going to bust out the Campbell Soup Shirt. Steve swore he would do it at our 15-year reunion.

Finally just when I thought I’d seen everyone at our reunion I bumped into Glenn Brady at Sunday Brunch.

For complete reunion highlights please check out our newly designed class Web page www.jcu.edu/alumni/CLASSES/1992/WEBSHARE/WWWROOT/JCU92/reunion_photos.htm. (Special thanks to Anton Zuiker for the redesign!)

Speaking of Megan Larkin-Curry did you know that she just completed her first ever triathlon on Sunday, July 21st? She had been training since the spring and her goal was really just to cross the finish line since she was new to the sport and didn’t know too much about it. How did it turn out? She finished, loved every minute of it and her results were published in The Plain Dealer. She finished second in her age group! Congratulations Megan!

Gina (Catalano) Cain was sorry she missed reunion. However, she had a good excuse … she and her family were moving! As she put it, “I’m writing from the cornfields of Iowa!” Her husband, Chris, was transferred with his company to Clinton, Iowa. They are now living near the Quad Cities … 2 ½ hours west of Chicago, just cross the Mississippi River!

Please pray for Steve Fitzpatrick and his family. Their daughter is very sick.

Kara Battaglia Workman is doing very well. She and her husband, James, are enjoying their three-year-old son Ross. Kara is also enjoying a rewarding career as a marketing manager for KeyBank. Nice to see good things happing for good people!

This just in: Brian Joseph Hardy is getting married November 30 to Gina Frioli. Gina is an ER nurse at Loyola. The happy couple met four years ago and was engaged last December 16.

Mike Sacco and Dan Gibbs are two of Brian’s groomsmen. Brian also wanted to “give a shout to all my ‘peeps’ from Dolan Hall.” Also if anyone remembers “Basement Rage” or “The Jesters,” Brian is getting the band back together for a world tour 2003.

Let’s keep in touch!

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net

Spring 2002

Hello everyone! It’s no surprise that our ten-year reunion is this summer! I am counting on our class for a terrific turn out. What a great chance to catch up with old friends and see the campus this June 14, 15 and 16th.

It was great to hear that Katie Norton Brandl has been enjoying motherhood! She and her husband, Mark, welcomed Benjamin Edward in April ’01 and have been loving every minute of parenthood. The happy couple lives in Rochester, NY where Katie works as a carrier sales manager at Global Crossing where she has been for the past 7 years. Speaking of reunions, Katie recently attended her high school reunion and had a great time catching up with other graduates from the class of ’92 including, Kaly Stahl Tette and Aileen D’ambrosia Parrinello.

Deanne Hanley Bauer and Greg ’93 told me that the JCU stork was at it again delivering the newest addition to their family, Brendan, on October 12th. He and their first son, Connor, are already great buddies.

I also heard that last year Adrienne D’Angelo explored Venice, Florence, and the French Riveria. She is working at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Adrienne also told me that Jenn (Hierbaum) Pastore recently had a baby and that Chris Neill received an advanced degree (MBA) from Case Western. More on these alumni in an upcoming report.

It was great to hear that Jeff Reid currently resides in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He has lived in Lauderdale for almost 8 years and recently received his MBA in Finance and International Business from The University of Miami, Florida in 1996. Jeff is currently employed at the corporate headquarters for Nations Rent Inc. which is a national equipment rental company. He is a senior internal auditor spending 50-60% of his time out on the road auditing operations at all of the rental locations across the country.

John Catalano who plans to be in attendance at reunion this summer keeps in touch with Paul Viola, Kelly Finigan, Pat Ryder, Mike Bonavita and Terry Quirk. Here are quick updates on all of them … Viola: working for the New Jersey Devils and living in Secaucus, NJ. Finigan: married and living in Madison, WI. He and his wife are expecting the birth of their first child. Ryder: living in the NYC area. Quirk: still single and also living in the NYC area. Bonavita: married and living in Pittsburgh, PA and working for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. As for John he and his wife, Annette, just welcomed their third child, Marion Grace, in November. She joins Mia (3 ½) and John-John (almost 2). John still works at The Plain Dealer in circulation sales development.

Anton and Erin ’95 Zuiker recently moved to Chapel Hill, NC. Erin is studying international maternal and child health at the UNC School of Public Health. Anton will be attending reunion this year and is looking forward to seeing everyone. This fall Anton will start studying at the UNC School of Journalism to obtain a degree in medical journalism. Their daughter, Anna Olivia Zuiker, turns 1 on April 17. Anton keeps in touch with Elmer Abbo (finishing his residency in Philadelphia), Mike Thomas (still writing entertainment features for the Chicago Sun-Times), Gerard Caffrey (a Mets fan, and now a NY police officer) and Tom Ward (director of DanceCleveland).

Please note that my new e-mail address is James@Sislo.Net. See you at our tenth this June 14-16.

 

Jim

Jim Sislo
440-269-1245
James@Sislo.net