Alumnae

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

November 2018 - January  2018

Brenda Alvarez ’93, sister of Yadhira Alvarez ’96
Helene Batstone, grandmother of Ashley Batstone Jessup ’03 and Kim Batstone ’06
Phyllis Bernstein, grandmother of Becky Ducar ’16 and mother-in-law of Frances Ducar ’83
Donald Boston, brother-in-law of faculty member Camille King
Maria Cruz Burrel, aunt of staff member Josie Salcido
Michael Casciato, uncle of Amy Melczer Montagne ’89
Thomas Anthony Cavanagh, father of Laurie Cavanagh Helgeson ’74, Colleen Cavanagh McGuire ’76, Meg Cavanagh Murphy ’78, brother of Mary Ann Cavanagh Mitcham ’52 and uncle to many nieces and nephews in the Xavier Brophy community
Suzanne Chartrand, grandmother of Noemi Maria ’21 and Anna Isabel Santaella ’15
Lillian Conway, sister-in-law of Kathleen Conway
William Cutter, grandfather of Brooke Cutter ’14, Madison Cutter ’14 and Anna Cutter ’15
Corey Hahn, father-in-law of Miriam DiGiovanni Hahn ‘80, grandfather of Kristin Hahn ’10, Mackenzie Hahn ’12 and Madison Hahn ’16
Tom Halter, father of Kathy E. Halter ’83, Thomas E. Halter BCP ‘85 and grandfather of Emmie Halter ’21 and Grace Halter ’18  
Leigh Hann, grandmother of Andrea Hann ’11
Margaret Ann Hennesy, mother of Susan Hennesy Griffin ’79 and Pat Hennesy II, BCP ’71, grandmother of Madison Marks ’14, Maggie Griffin ‘12, Molly Griffin ‘14, Jake Griffin BCP ’10, Edwin Patrick Hennesy III BCP ’03 and Brian Hennesy BCP’06
Emmery Rose Hermie, daughter of Katie Bass-Hermie ’99 and Bruce Hermie BCP ’98, niece of Camille Bass ’94
Sue Higgins, mother-in-law of Eden Hassett Higgins ’83, mother of BCP Dean Pat Higgins and grandmother to Calvin Higgins BCP ’15, Shannon Higgins ’16 and Ellie Higgins ’22
Rosemary Mitchell Kahle, grandmother of Krista Potenza ’18
Mary Elaine Keating, grandmother of Ann Marie Hubbard Sunderhaus ’95, Robert John Hubbard III BCP '94, Kathleen Hubbard Greenwell ’98, Mary Clare Hubbard Karp ’00, Maureen Hubbard Young ’02, Mary Margaret Hubbard Powers ’12, Mary Elizabeth Mulhern Geiger ’06, Anne Marie Mulhern Phelps ’09,  Amy Mulhern ’11, Theresa Mulhern ’13,  Colleen Mulhern ’16, Thomas Mulhern BCP ’08,  Amy Hall Botha ’95, Mary Elaine Hall Sauer ’96,  Gary Hall BCP ’93, Richard Hall BCP ’98 and Cassandra Keating ’08
Jack Keeley, father of staff member Katie Gannon and grandfather of Cassalynn Gannon ’09
Peter John Kellen, brother of Connie Kellen Gerber ’61
Eliza Kenney, BVM ’49
John Lee, grandfather of Maeve Lee ’19, Patrick Lee BCP ’19 and James Lee BCP ’16
James Linder, uncle of staff member Scott Davenport
John Lynch, father of Ashley Lynch Rodi ’89
Kathleen Mancini, mother of Mary Mancini ’97, Chrissy Mancini ’02, Sarah Mancini ’04 and Nick Mancini BCP ’95
Joan McGoldrick, grandmother of Haley McGoldrick Dietzman ’07, Kate McGoldrick Smith ’05 and Maggie McGoldrick ’12
Jim Mehen BCP ’61, husband of Susie Stevens Mehen ’61 and father of Shannon Mehen ’9
Kristi Murphy, mother of Kennedy Murphy ’22
Will Nieves, uncle of Francesca Winters ’22, brother-in-law of Miriam (Mimi) Jennett Winters’62, Mary Jennett Wauson ‘66, Melanie Jennett Martyn ’68 and Vickie LoPiccolo Jennett ‘73
Leatrice Wolfe Nolan, grandmother of Jillian Brown ’21
Susan Norrid, mother-in-law of Susan Kolkoski Norrid ’82
Adelina Obregon, grandmother of Victoria Jimenez ’20
James Oeser, father of Page Oeser Karber ’90 and Kimberly Oeser Barnett ’88
Ed Pastor, father of Yvonne Pastor ’91, uncle of Sonya Pastor La Sota ’90
Lisbeth Pemberton, former Xavier staff
Elizabeth Dauvillier, mother-in-law of Melita Prins
Patty Purves Peyla ’68
James Placet, father of Melissa Placet ’15 and Emily Placet ’18
Angela Baranko Ramirez, sister of Tracy Baranko Oldemeyer ’89
Philip Ruoff, father of Maria Ruoff Paulsen ’80, Monica Ruoff Kosvic ’82 and Roch Ruoff BCP ’78 
Rebecca Snyder ’84
Patricia Stocking, mother of Bess Stocking Evans ’77
Joe Tallsalt, grandfather of Kaori Robertson ’21
Beverly Whitlow, sister-in-law of staff member Kitty Whitlow
John Arthur Young, brother of former faculty member Mary Young

In Memoriam Update

Historically, Xavier’s In Memoriam has been featured in our Connections magazine.  In a conscious effort to go green and maintain Xavier’s STEAM goals, In Memoriam is now available online. Similarly, in order to maintain continuity as well as keep our community informed the featured list will be updated quarterly (January, April, July, and October). As the feature list is updated the prior will be archived as a viewable PDF available at all times. In Memoriam features prior to May 2017 are available through our Office of Alumnae Relations and are physically archived on campus in the Xavier Archive. 

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Special Intentions

The Xavier Community accepts prayer requests to express sympathy or special intentions. The Xavier Prayer Ministry is committed to offering prayer support for anyone in the Xavier community who has a medical or personal concern. Prayer requests received will be shared by email with the community; we in turn pray for the specific intention. Please contact Stacy Berghoff with your requests and confirm the family is aware and requests our prayers. Please send your requests to: stacyberghoff@me.com
Almighty and everliving God, we entrust our loved ones into your hands. Eternal rest grant onto them, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon them. 

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