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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

February 2020

Alice Ambrose, mother of Casey Ambrose ‘95  
Sister Christine Athans, BVM, former Xavier faculty
Mary Ann O’Shea Basha, mother of Cheryl Basha Bayless ‘66 and Stormy Basha ‘67
Bill Bass, father of Stephanie Bass Kerkorian ‘81 and Kristina Bass ‘88, grandfather of Kate Kerkorian ‘11 and Jack Kerkorian BCP ‘14 
William V. Bidwill, grandfather of Sophie Bidwill ‘08, Samantha Bidwill Roher ‘09, Marina Bidwill ‘14 and Bucky Bidwill BCP ‘12, Enelia "Catrina" Bidwill '20 
Irene Bjorklund, mother of Chris Bjorklund ‘68, Paul Bjorklund BCP ‘65 and John Bjorklund, grandmother of Kara Bjorklund ‘88, Emily Bjorklund ‘02 and Carly Bjorklund ‘03 
Jacky Blake, father of Cindy Blake Graber ‘79, Frances Blake Ducar ‘83, Brian Blake BCP ‘77, father-in-law of Janis Ricci Blake ‘83 and grandfather of Matthew Blake BCP ‘04,  Addison Graber BCP ‘05, Dustin Blake BCP ‘06, Taylor Graber BCP ‘09, Colin Howard BCP ‘09, Dallas Ducar BCP ‘10, Dillan Ducar BCP ‘13, Lucas Blake BCP13, Dakota Ducar BCP ‘15, Becky Ducar ‘16 and Julia Blake ‘17
Wayne Bland, grandfather of Bailey Bland ‘18 
Robert Bluvas, father of Jennifer Bluvas ‘99, Bradley Bluvas BCP ‘83, Gregory Bluvas ‘85 and Brian Bluvas ‘88 
Joseph Campanella, father of Karen Campanella Sechena ‘72, Denise Campanella ‘73, Noreen Campanella Cravener ‘77, Michele Campanella Calebaugh ‘78 and Renee Campanella Beyer ‘83 
Jim Clark, father of Gina Clark Vilardi ‘95 and Tia Clark ‘96 
Art Coleman, father of Meghan Coleman Quan ‘97, Aimee Coleman Schiebe ‘91, Kevin Coleman BCP ‘92 and Keith Coleman BCP ‘94
Carol Louise Collins, mother of Shawna Collins Jenner ’78, Peggy Collins Schatzman ’79 and Patrick Collins 
Judy Cosden, wife of former faculty member John Cosden
William Darrington, father of Diane Darrington ‘77 and Mary Darrington Carson ‘78 
John Dawson, grandfather of Gidel Dawson ‘09 and Emerald Dawson ’09 
Art DeCabooter, father of Kristen DeCabooter Foster ‘90, Laura DeCabooter Johansen ’92, David DeCabooter BCP ‘95 and grandfather of Lily Foster ‘23, and Luke Foster BCP ‘22  
Eryka Barba Davis ‘02, wife of Andrew Davis BCP ‘02, sister of Eryn Davis ‘00 
James DeNoia, father of Katie DeNoia Dietterle ‘93 
John Denny, father of Sharon Denny ‘77 and Roseanne Denny Schneider ‘79 
Alice Dickey, grandmother of Jacqueline Dickey ‘16 and Lauren Dickey ‘20
Robert Delgado, grandfather of Elizabeth Delgado Gerlach ’02
James J. DeNoia, father of Katie DeNoia Dietterle ‘93 
Robert Gilbert Dotterer, Jr., father of Cindy Dotterer Davis ‘77 and Robert W. Dotterer 
BCP ‘74 
John G. Drumm, father of Mary Alice Drumm ‘86 
Evelyn Duncan, grandmother of Channing Kehoe ‘21
Suellen Edens, grandmother of Caroline Calihan ‘21 and Peter Calihan BCP ‘23, mother of Mothers’ Guild president Emily Calihan 
Susan Eissfeldt, aunt of Marissa De Louise ‘20 
Thomas Eldridge, father of Barbara Eldridge Starr ‘65, Mary Ann Eldridge Wilson ‘69 and Tom Eldridge BCP ‘78 
Judy Fitzke, grandmother of Giavanna Magnoni ‘20 and Declan Magnoni BCP ‘16
Bette Flindall, mother of Julia Flindall Downs ‘85 and Andrew Flindall BCP ‘90
John Focht, father-in-law of faculty member Tom Lytle
Mickey Folz, grandfather of Ellee Forsythe ‘17 and many Folz and Geare nieces and nephews
Joan Schneider Fyffe ‘53
Joe Gambino, father of Debbie Gambino ’75, Denise Gambino ’80, Donna Gambino Mara ’82
John Gaskin, father of Christy Gaskin Darby ‘85 and Wendy Gaskin Mulvihill ‘90 
Maria Gatica, great aunt to Toni Garcia ‘22, Angel Garcia ’23, Alex Farron ‘17 and Madison Farron ‘23  
James P. Giangobbe, father-in-law of Kerry Murphy Giangobbe ‘82 
Johnny Gonzales, Elizabeth Norris ‘13, Angelica Guyton ‘17 and Alyssa Guyton ‘21 
Linda Gulley, grandmother of Jenna Black ‘22 and Jason Black BCP ‘21 
Mary Lou Guthrie, grandmother of Taylor Guthrie ‘18 and Tessa Guthrie ‘21 
Tom Herrmann, uncle of Veronica Tanner ‘20, Katherine Tanner ‘20 and Luke Tanner BCP ‘18 
Myrtle Elizabeth Hulet, mother-in-law of Sharon Murphy Hulet ‘76 
Bart Kauslick, father of Carrie Kauslick Coombs ‘77
Joseph Francis Knapp, Sr., father of Laura Knapp ‘70 and Joseph Knapp BCP ‘67 
John Low, grandfather of Lindal Low ‘04 
Joseph John Lynch, grandfather of Olivia Kotalik ‘16
Dennis Lyon, grandfather of Quinn Voohrees ‘20 
Jacqueline Schneider Martino '55
John R. McConnell, Sr., father of Haley McConnell Fagan ’94
 Margaret McDonough, aunt of Hadley Riggs ‘20 
Edward McKenzie, grandfather of Carly White ‘15 and Ian McKenzie White BCP ‘12, father of faculty member Laurie White
Vicki Mersiowsky, grandmother of Giavanna Magnoni ‘20 and Declan Magnoni BCP ‘16 
Margaret Diana Radcliffe Morris, mother of Mary Radcliffe ‘72, David Radcliffe BCP ’69 and Michael Radcliffe BCP ’76
John Mulligan BCP ‘56, father of faculty member  Shelly Mulligan Cahill ‘81 and Kathleen Mulligan ‘13 
Dolores Munguia, great grandmother of Alejandra Valtierra ‘23 
Mary Ann Ormson, aunt of Ashley Batstone Jessup ‘03 and Kim Batstone ‘06 
Virginia Gorsuch Peluso ‘50  
Reed Pangborn, husband of Sarah Speer ‘90 and brother-in-law of Christina Speer ‘92 
Roger Pierceall, brother of faculty member Wendy Mostoller
Lorraine Ragan, grandmother of Eden Steinhilber 
Rogelio Rivera, great grandfather of Gilliana Salazar ‘21 and Jocelyn Salazar ‘23  
Dorothy O’Malley Roth ‘61  
Jack Shemer, uncle of Marcy Shemer Cork ‘89, Crissy Shemer ‘93, Ryan Shemer BCP ‘99 and  great uncle of Tatum Cork ‘17, Hali Cork ‘21, Mattie Cork ‘23 and Trent Cork BCP ‘15  
Margaret “Chickie” Sherwood ‘61 
Carroll Kenneth Simkins, grandfather of Carmen Simkins Rios ‘00, Cristina Simkins Rios ‘02, Cassandra Simkins Rios ‘03 and Rafael Simkins Rios BCP ‘09 
Ray Slomski, father of Whitney Slomski ‘05 and Bucky Slomski BCP ‘08 
Art Stine, father of Jenny Stine Cullen ‘93 
Rose Licosati Sult ‘51 
Daniel Joseph Sury, father of staff member Joe Sury
William “Andy” Susong, father of Marianne Susong ‘82 
Robert Trujillo, grandfather of Jessica Udelman ‘22 
 Bob Tull, brother of Pat Tull ‘69, John Tull BCP ‘65 and uncle of Michael Tull BCP ‘96 
Thomas Valente, grandfather of Samatha Valente ‘07 and Alexandra Valente Willard ‘08 
 Rick Vanderhoff, father of Vicki Vanderhoff ‘85 and Van Vanderhoff BCP ‘88
Scott Walker, brother of Jennifer Walker Frey ‘90 
Siegfried Wauro, father of Darlene Wauro '82, Michelle Wauro Glessner '84, Christina Wauro Dooley '85 and Jacquelyne Wauro Segura '91 and grandfather of Tyler Bruggman BCP ‘13
Theresa Wilhoit ‘50
Cynthia McCormick Williams ‘73, sister of Cappi McCormack ‘74 and Camille McCormick ‘86 

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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