Alumnae

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

February 2019 - May 2019

Lucinda Irons Armstrong ’68
Dr. Jean Joseph Chatham, brother of Elizabeth S. Chatham ’92
Judwiga Chrostowski, grandmother of Emilia Chrostowski ’21 and Victoria Chrostowski ’22
Claire Carson, mother-in-law of Mary Darrington Carson ’78
Virginia Cloud, grandmother of Stephanie Lawless Grant ’04 and Annie Lawless Jacobs ’06
Norah Christine Conway, grandmother of Grace Cali ‘22
Emily Quilter Drew, grandmother of Bailey Bland ’18
Marita Claire Ryan Driscoll ’60
Karl Eller, grandfather of Elissa Eller ’03 and father of Scott Eller BCP ’75
Father Frank Fernandez BCP ’56, brother of Jane Fernandez Stephens ’58
Sharon Fisko, grandmother of Madeline Bushong ’21
Carol Fitzgerald, grandmother of Tori Fitzgerald ’22
Sandy Gilpin, husband of Lisa Ledbetter Gilpin ’78
Sylvia Gurule, grandmother of Peyton Gurule ’12 and Katie Gurule ‘13
Eric Hagstrom, father of Desiree Gallegos ‘19
John Heflin, brother of Amy Heflin Silveira ’93 and cousin of Heidi Heflin Matthews ’88, Jaime Stewart Williams ’89 and Lindsay Stewart ’99
Todd Haring, father of Jackie Haring ’19
Tommy Jackson, father of Jeanne Jackson Hink ’88
Charles Johnson, grandfather of Allison Maio ’12 and Jenna Maio ’15
Kathy Jorgensen, mother of Laura Jorgensen ’81
Dolores Koziol, mother of Kathy Koziol Gilski ’72, grandmother of Kim Koziol ’98, Kara Koziol Deokielal ’96, Krista Koziol McCoy ’02 and Kendra Koziol ’03
Cynthia Lees, sister-in-law of Margaret Lees Daggett ’63 and wife of Robert Lees BCP ’61
Ross P. Lee, father of Pam Lee Reardon ’79
John M. Lewis, husband of Patty Auther Lewis ’71, father of Meghan Lewis Pheiffer ’99, Bridget Lewis Kober ’01, Kelly Lewis Climo ’06 and many Auther siblings, nieces and nephews
Father Doug Lorig, grandfather of Jaala James ’20
Pat Lynch BCP ’67, brother of Mary Lynch Calihan ’65 and uncle of many Calihan nieces and nephews
John MacLeod, father of faculty member Kathleen MacLeod-Ryan and husband of former faculty member Carol MacLeod
Gloria Martinez, grandmother of Sophia Baillie ’22
Russ Miller, father-in-law of Sara Bartylla Miller ’84 and grandfather of Molly Miller ’14, Annie Miller
’17 and Emily Miller ’19
Alice Flynn Murtaugh, grandmother of Blythe Nebeker ’15
Kathy Nelp, aunt of faculty member Stacy Seeger
Nathan L. Norris, father-in-law of Diane Cauble Norris ’78
Matthew John Novak, brother of Karen Novak Nieto ’85, Dave Novak BCP ’67, Greg Novak BCP ’69. Mark Novak BCP ’71 and sister-in-law of Mary Manos Novak ’75 and many nieces, nephews and cousins in the Xavier Brophy community
Allen Keith Ober, father-in-law of Sandy Wunderlich Ober ’78
Jeannie O’Craighan, mother-in-law of faculty member Ileen Welty
Donna O’Donnell-Mills, mother of Shawn O’Donnel McCardell ’80, Michael O’Donnell BCP ’89, grandmother of Kristen Kearney ’11, Katie Kearney ’13 and Brooke Kearney ‘17
Janet Mae Pisciotta, grandmother of Cailene Pisciotta ’04 and Maura Pisciotta ’06
Arthur Ricci, father of Janis Ricci Blake ’82 and grandfather of Julia Blake ’17
Janet Ryan, sister of Lyda Di Tommaso Downs ’87, and aunt of Karly Espinsoa ’18 and Kassidy Espinosa ’21
Thomas Prestinario, father of Angela Prestinario ’98 and Stephanie Prestinario ’99
Connie Rogers, mother of Kelly Rogers Armstrong ’80, grandmother of Lindsay Armstrong ’19, Katie Armstrong ’17, Jessica Sanchez ’94, Gregory Sanchez BCP ’96 and Patrick Sanchez BCP ’98 Lourdes Tagle, grandmother of Alessandro Galasso ’20
Francis X. Tobin, Sr., father of Virginia Tobin Payne ’81, Kathleen Tobin ’83, Robert Tobin BCP ’72, Daniel Tobin BCP ’73, Patrick Tobin BCP ’77 and John Tobin BCP ’80, and many nieces, nephews and cousins
Beth Thurston, grandmother of Katherine Thomas ’19
Mary Gormley Walker, mother of Mary Kate Walker Knaack ’82 and Jerry Walker BCP ’78,
grandmother of Blaire Walker ’01, Keri Walker ’03, Morgan Walker ’07 and Elise Walker ’12
Charles Weidler, father of Penny Weidler Cahill ’62
Michael Welby, great uncle of Elizabeth Taszarek ’19 and Michael Taszarek BCP ’18
Lee Wolfe-Nolan, grandmother of Jillian Brown ’21, Aiden Brown BCP ’21 and David Brown BCP ’17
Donald Peter Woods, Jr., brother of Terry Woods BCP ’62 and Tom Woods BCP ’69,
uncle of Lisa Woods Camps ’86, Katie Woods Peterson ’91, John Woods BCP ’91, Douglas Woods BCP ’93, Timothy Woods BCP ’93, Kevin Woods BCP ’97, Michael Woods BCP ’02, Daniel Taber BCP ’05, great uncle of Annie Kamps ’17, Margaret Kamps ’21, Charles Kamps BCP ’15, and grandfather of Hank Woods BCP ’05
Terrence Zajac BCP ’66, father of Karin ’01

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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