In Sympathy

updated October 2018

Marvin Compher Jr passed away on July 21, 2018 and is survived by his wife, Judith (Marsch 6/58) Compher and his mother, Louise Compher.  He is also survived by his brothers, Vic, Bill, Steve and Danny.   

Dorothy (Parise 6/48) Fox passed away September 7, 2018 and was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, John C. Fox.  Mother of Kenneth, Keith, and Gary Fox, and Holly Kazmierczyk.   Sister of Carol Stump, and the late Jean Aug.

Shirley Jean Buechler (1951).  She spent the last five years of her life in Arnold, Missouri near her sister, on March 14, 2018.  There are no survivors.

Norman Neddle (6/50) passed away on September 13, 2018 and was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores and his sister, Patricia Peer.  Norman is survived by his children, Larry, Cindy, and Julie. 


Mary Lou (Spero 1952) Drew passed away on April 23, 2018.   She was preceded in death by her husband, John Drew.


Shirley (Andrews 1953) passed away on May 22, 2018.  Surviving are her three sons: David, Daniel, and Thomas.  Preceded in death by her husband, William.


Darlene (Casey 1954) Ciallelli passed away on June 8, 2018 and is survived by two daughters, Joylene Chiri, and Lynn Marie Maroon.


Ethel Mae (Hammerle 1954) Price passed away on August 11, 2018.  Mother of John Price Jr, Laura Fisher, Karla Price, Beverly Protch, and the late Heidi Naim.


Shirley (Cridge 6/54) McCollum passed away on August 10, 2018 and is survived by her son, Todd.   Predeceased by her husband, Francis W. McCollum Jr.  Sister of the late Pearl Teichert, Earl and Elwood Cridge.


Albert Kirsch (1958) passed away on July 26, 2018 and was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice (Reyher) Kirsch.  Father of Marty, Gary, denice Jeffers, Jeffery,and Mark.  Brother of Ron Kirsch.


Joan (Jahelka 1966) Eisel passed away on August 25, 2018 and is survived by her twin sister, Jean McAleavey and Susan Schwartz. 


Charlene Virginia (Diel 1969) Schlentner passed away on July 4, 2018 and is survived by her husband of 38 years, Melvin.  She is survived by her children, Jake and Paige.   Sister of Diane McKibben, Deborah Geramita, and Gail Rausch.

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Joseph D. Mastra (6/40) passed away on December 30, 2017.

Dorothy (Bouvy 1943) Schuchert passed away on May 14, 2018 and was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert and infant son, Rovert V Schuchert, Jr.   Mother of James and John.  Sister of Jean Urbaniak.

Robert Gessner (6/50) passed away on April 27, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley. 

Bernadine (Harman 1950) Garbin passed away on April 14, 2018 and is survived by her husband of 63 years, Tom and five children.  Also survived by her sisters, Ruthann (Harman 1955) Mahranin and Evelyn (Harman 1957) Turacy. 

Donald G. Hensell (1950) passed away on April 18, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patricia.  Together they had 7 children…the youngest passed away in 2005.  There are 6 surviving children.

William R. Nicholson (2/50) passed away on February 24, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 66 years, Donna (Shaney 6/50) Nicholson. Father of Wesley (1974), Karen Reynolds, and the late Kathy Ann Nicholson. Brother of the late Margaret Wilde (6/48).  Brother in law of Rudell (Shanley) Boehm and her husband, Martin Boehm (both SHHS 6/48), and Larry Shanley (2/54).

Paul R. Neff (1951) passed away April 3, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 58 years, George Ann (Best 1955) and is also survived by his daughter Holly Kirby, sons David and Daniel.  Also his brother in law, George Best (1958).

William A. Finke, Sr. passed away on June 5, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 54 years, Beatrice (Pellegrino 1952) and was preceded in death by his wife Jean Catherine.  Father of Bill Finke, Jr., Jan Hyman, Tom Finke, and Steve Finke.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Adele Joyce, and his brothers, Charles and Jack.

Ralph J. Jelic (1952) passed away on May 28, 2018 and is survived by his wife, Cynthia (Agnew), father of Jeffery, Christopher Jelic, and Jane Minnick. 

Sandra (Ring 1955) Coyne passed away on May 26, 2018 and was preceded in death by her husband, James and survived by her companion, Samuel Easton.  Mother of Kristin, Suzie, Patrick and Brian.

Joyce (Mashey 2/55) Lowry passed away on December 26, 2017 and is survived by her two daughters, Judy Lowry (6/82) and Janis (Lowry 6/86) Schott.  Was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Lowry and sister Kay (Mashey 6/53) Ewing.

Paul Heatherington (6/60) passed away on January 10, 2018 and was preceded in death by his wife, Cheryl Ann.  Paul is survived by his two sons, Paul. Jr and Patrick.

James A. Caggiano (1962) passed away on May 15, 2018 and is survived by his wife, Valerie; his sister, Carol, and his  brother, John.

Fred Cioffi (1966) passed away in November 2017.  Father of Rob, Carly, and Gabriel.  Brother of John, Anna Marie, Joseph and Gay. 

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Donald Hassell (1950) passed away on April 18, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patricia.  Also surviving are their 7 children.

Parthenia Naomi Reed Brown (1945) passed away April 6, 2018 and was preceded in death by her husband, Terah Brown, Jr.  She is survived by sister, Barbara Joan Harps; daughter, Terlene Brown; son, Eugene Brown, and a very special daughter, Connie McDaniel.

Faith Ellen (Dillant 1950) Brown passed away March 18, 2018 and was preceded in death by her husband, William.  Mother of William W. Brown, III and Lynn Groomes.  Sister of Hope Pitzer, Charity O’Shell, Charlotte Dillant and the late Irene Dillant. 

Lauretta (Fedon 1951) Proie passed away March 6, 2018 and was married to Jack Proie (1947).  Lauretta and is survived by her son and daughter.  She was the sister of Rosemary (Fedon 1948) Colwes.

Charles Vanucci (6/54) passed away February 21, 2018 and was predeceased by his wife, Maryann and is survived by his 3 children.

William N. DiBenedetto Jr. (1960) passed away February 1, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 46 years, Deborah and his daughter, Natalie DiBenedetto.

Barry Lewis Pryor (1964) passed away January 28, 2018 and is survived by his daughter, Zuri Pryor-Graves; sister, Barbara Pryor and mother of his daughter, Gayle Graves.

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Pat called this morning with the info and it was not in the Columbus OH papers.

Robert Beardsley (6/58) passed away February 11, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 60 years, Tanya; his children, Diana Knapp, Shelly Smith, and Kurt Beardsle, Celeste Kohnfelder and Randy Beardsley.  Sister Margaret Dzybinskiy.

Audrey (McClure 1943) Proie passed away January 22, 2018 and is survived by her husband of 73 years, Joseph W. Proie, Jr.  Mother of Cheryl, Jay, and Richard.

Ruth (Pope 1944) Dazell passed away November 22, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Melvin (1944), son John Dazell and sister Joan Gehr.  Survived by her daughter, Cindy Volek.

Edna Marie (Baldwin 1936) Overcashier passed away January 1, 2018 and was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Don.   Mother of Donna Herbold, Peter, Jan, and Scott Overcashier.  She was predeceased by her brother and two sisters; John, Ida May and Trudy, and two sons Eric and infant son Stephen.

June (Anderson 1947) Galioto passed away November 12, 2017 and was preceded in death by her husband Andrew and daughter, Diane.  She is survived by daughter Cheryl Lyne, sons, John, Tom, Andrew, and Danny Galioto.  Also survived by her brother Harold Anderson (1940).

Dr. Roger B. Rollin (1948) passed away December 10, 2017 and was preceded in death by his first wife, Marian Plants.  He is survived by his second wife Lucy Waddey and three children.

Robert David Miller (1950) passed away January 30, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carol  Also survived by his brother, Harris and his daughters, Gerri Miller, Marlene Mandel and Faye Miller.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Janice Pomerantz and brother, Jacob Miller.

Connie (Cardamone) Pope passed away in January 2018 and was preceded in death by her husband, Charles and her brothers, Anthony (1933), Frank (1935), John, Attlio, and sister, Victoria.  Survived by her sister, Yolunda and brothers, Tony (1948), Joe (1950), and Angelo (1951).

Virdyn Caldwell passed away January 9, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carolyn (Hoerger 6/52) and is survived by his daughters, Julie Smith and Amy Riley.  He is also survived by his sister, Barbara Pryor and his brother, Norman Caldwell.

John Cerminara Jr. passed away January 19, 2018 and is survived by his wife, Joan (Torreano and twin sister, Jean 1952) Cerminara.  He was preceded in death by his brother Nick. He is survived by his brother, Tony as well as children, Kenneth, John III, Robert and Andrea.

Nancy (Vandergrift 1/53) Hohn passed away January 5, 2018 ands was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Elmer Hohn.  Mother of Karen McKee and Susan Bursby.

James J. Guidotti (2/54) passed away August 13, 2017 and is survived by his wife Carol (Chamberlin (6/54); and two children.

Mary Jane (Beaver 6/54) Thomas passed away August 23, 2017.  We have no further information.

Carol (Newman 6/54) Zimgibi passed away on October 7, 2017 and is survived by 5 children.   We have no further information.

Vincent Christopher (1958) passed away November 15, 2017 and is survived by his wife, Evelyn and father of Ann Marie.

Sue (Loeffler 1959) passed away December 14, 2017.  We have no further information.

George McTall (6/62) passed away December 23, 2017 and was the husband of 50 years to Linda McTall; father of Elizabeth Martin, Rebecca McTall and William McTall. Brother of Gayle Kunth, Lou McTall, Loretta Cancilla, Janis Ripper, Mary Crowley, Jerry McTall, Joe McTall, and Patty Eurich.

George Collins (1963) passed away January 5, 2018 and is survived by his son, Troy Collins.

Gary Gorski (1965) passed away January 27, 2018 and is survived by his wife of 44 years, Mary (Nowacki) Gorski: sons, Christopher, Gary, and Alexander.  Sister, Linda Williford and brother, Ken Gorski.

Robert H. Timbers (1972) passed away February 1, 2018 and is survived by his companion of 30 years, Debra Anderson and her children; Kevin Kress, Johnny Anderson and Jason Anderson.  Robert is survived by one daughter, Marquita Lanier and four sons, Robert Brooks, Charles Timbers, Eric Timbers and Brandon Wade.  Also survived by his brothers, Charles E. Timbers, Jr., Victor Walker and sister, Keona Timbers.

Dolores S. (Jacobs 2/41) Wirth passed away on October 12, 2017 and was preceded in death by her husband, John Wirth.   Mother of Richard Wirth, Marilyn Anton, Lawrence Wirth, Linda Wirth and Constance Riley.

Jerome A. Kiralfy, Jr., (1942) passed away on April 29, 2017 and is survived by his wife, Nancy (Hull) Kiralfy and their five sons, Jay, Wray, Floyd, Bernie and Bob and three daughters, Donna Miller, Kathy Weaver, and Jinnie Townsend.

Rita Tole (1945) passed away on November 24, 2017 and was preceded in death by her sisters, Bertha Wood, Marie Wilding, and Lois Karbowski.

Maureen (Lane 1947) Austin passed away on November 6, 2017 and preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Lloyd Austin.  Mother of John, Mary Ann and Lloyd.  

Raymond Michael Hamrock (1/48) passed away on August 22, 2017 and is survived by his four children, Ruth Goyette, Janet Groeger, Kurt Hamrock and Karen Robertson.

Glenn Charles Grayburn (1953) passed away on November 27, 2017 and is survived by his wife, Ruth; son, Glenn Charles Grayburn, Jr.|

Frederick Merana (6/54) passed away on December 10, 2017 and is survived by his wife, Phyllis and their daughter, Melissa.

Pamela Sue (Biggs 1968) Barbour passed away on October 30, 2017 and is survived by her husband, Jay and her sister, Kathy Wallace.  She was the President of her 1968 SHHS class.

Norman Beiswenger (2/53) passed away on October 26, 2010.  This just received from his sister, Carol (Beiswenger 6/59) Beadle.

Theodore E. Lau (1936) passed away on September 21, 2017 and is survived by his daughter, DJ Brewster and his son, Bob Lau.

Esther (Guthrie 1941) Sinemus passed away on September 11, 2017 and was preceded in death by her husband, Paul.  Mother of Terry P. Sinemus and Lynn A. Lemming. 

Gloria (Hoesch/Walker 1/43) Wells passed away on Jan 14, 2017 and was preceded in death by her husband, Jack.  Survived by her son, James Walker and sister, Marie M. Mathews.  Deceased Son, Gary Walker; sister, Helen R. Gaus; brother, John Hoesch. 

Eugene Falvo (1946) passed away on August 22, 2017 and was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Hue Falvo.  Brother of the late Theresa Bonadio, Elizabeth Vescio, Anna Faulisi, Anthony, Thomas and Edward Falvo.

Odessa V. (Olson 1946) Hosbach passed away on August 28, 2017 and was preceded in death by her husband, William.  She is survived by her son, David; daughter, Marilyn Hutchinson and son, William.

Nancy (Locke 6/52) Hopkins passed away on September 6, 2017 and was preceded in death by her husband, William.  Survived by her daughter, Pamela Morocco and her brother, Robert Locke, sister, Jean Miller. Nancy served on the SHHSAA Board for many years.

John J. Lackey, Jr. (1952) passed away on August 28, 2017 and is survived by his wife of 48 years, Barbara (Griffith) Lackey.  Daughter, Gwen Kohlenberg and sister Patricia Lackey.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Meakin.

Emily Mellix (1966) passed away on August 21, 2017 and is survived by her sisters, Margo Caldwell and Deborah Smith.  Both are SHHS alumni.

Dorothy L. (Neilson 1940) on April 15, 2017 and was predeceased by her husband, Robert.  Survived by son, Thomas, daughters, Nancy Supplee, Karen Ferrell and Carol Smrz.  Two of her 10 grandchildren and two of her 18 great grandchildren were recipients of SHHSAA Scholarship awards, Dr. Michael Ferrell (1996), Jeanna Smrz (2010), Hannah Supplee (2016) and Nicholas Supplee (2017).

Norman Bernauer (6/44) on January 11, 2017 and is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara Jean Hands.  He is the father of Allise Garrison and Rick Bernauer.

Joanne (Barr 1945) Ostergaard on June 14, 2017 and was predeceased by her husband, Pallie Clifford Ostergaard, survived by her sons, Paul and Dale Ostergarrd, and her daughter, Judith Shelato.

Irene M. (Sullivan 2/50) Bikulege on February 2017 and was predeceased by her husband, Stanley.   Mother of Vivian I. Bikulege, Stacie A. Cifranick, and Stanley  Bikulege Sr.   Sister of Ruth Shea and Wayne Sullivan.

Donald J. Barley (1951) on May 17, 2017 and is survived by his beloved, Barbara Abney Bolger and her children, Betsie Mott, John Bolger and J.T. Bolger.  Don was predeceased by his brother, Dr. Samuel B. Barley and his sister, Katherine Barley.   He was the father of Sally Pietsch, Helen Scanlon, and Jeffery Barley.

Carolann (Davis 1957) Saunier on May 29, 2017 and was predeceased by her husband of 39 years, Otto L. Saunier Jr.  She is survived by her children, Brian Saunier and Beth Herrmann.  Sister of the late Ralph Davis, Jr. 

Robert E. Southorn (1953) on May 2, 2017 and is survived by his wife, Patricia (Mathis 1954) Southorn.  Father of Laurie Orem, Robert G. Southorn, and Betsy Rae.   Brother of Dolores Rice.

Nancy (Larson 1961) Schaney passed away in March 2017 and is survived by her husband, Roy (1961) and their children.

Adele (Campbell 6/62) Gammiere on May 11, 2017.   Mother of Lesley Plaisted and Chad Plaisted.   Sister of Virginia Buerkle and the late John Campbell.


Joyce E. (Sandretto 1963) Kahkonen on April 3, 2017 and is survived by her husband, Paul.  Also surviving are her son, Brant, and four daughters; Gay Lynn, Sonja Joy, Beth Ann, Dara Ali Kahkonen.  Also brother, Thomas Sandretto and sister, JoAnn Teodori.

Carol (St. Clair 1964) Sanders on May 18, 2017 and is survived by her husband, Jim, children, Greg, Kelly and Amy.  Also survived by sisters Patricia (1962) and June.
Martin Prex, Jr. (age 97) on June 14, 2017 and the husband of the late Margaret (Raum) Prex, father of Thomas (1965) and Donald Prex.

JoAnn R. (Eckert 6/48) Schossow on April 25, 2017 , wife of the late William Schossow, Jr.,; mother of her twins, William Schossow and Cynthia Cox.   

Anna Mae (Devlin 6/40) on November 22, 2016 and was preceded in death by her husband, John Lewis (6/40) and brother, Joseph P Devlin.   Also survived by her son, Jay Lewis. Sister in law of Margaret (Fogarty 6/42) Devlin.   

Robert Lee (1945) on February 19, 2017 and was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Marion (Shook) Lee.   Survived by his sisters, Norma (Lee 6/52) Growley and Beverly (Lee) Davis.   Also survived by his children, Bonnie Pierce, Robert Elijah Lee, and Gary Lee.

C. Dean Streator (1945) on August 20, 2016 and was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Lois (Luebbe) Streator.   Survived by his children, J. Devin Streator and Lynn Dunbar.   

Dorothy Wilson (1946) on May 18, 2016 and was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, James Paul Wilson.   She  is survived by her children, Jamie George and Greg Wilson.

N. Patricia (Neede 1947) Peer on February 24, 2017 and is survived by her husband, Charles; mother of

Scott and Maxwell Peer.  Sister of Norman Nedde, Jr., and Godson Larry Nedde, Dr. Norman R. Nedde, Joan Trainor, and Joel Pockalnik.

Ronald M. Cook (1953) on May 26, 2017, survived by his wife of 58 years, Patricia Keefe Cook (1956) in Westerly, RI.  Father of Scott Cook and the late Ronald M. Cook, Jr.

Nancy (Hoesch 2/54) Doerzbacher on February 26, 2017 and was preceded in death by her husband, Robert.   Brother of Joe Hoesch (1961).  Nancy and Bob hosted many of the SHHS Alumni parties in Arizona.

Eugene A. Barilla (1954) on March 12, 2017 and is survived by his wife Gerry (Stofesky) Barilla; father of Linda Schmac, Nancy, Patty, and Eugene Barilla.  Brother of Louise, Carmella, Mary, Sue and the late Pauline, Virginia, John, and Patsy.

Mark K. Moore, Jr. (2/55) on February 23, 2017 and is survived by his wife, Nancy (Griffin 2/55) Moore; sons, Mark and Andrew Moore.

Vittorio Pugliano (1955) on February 17, 2017 and is survived by his wife, Mary Jan Loria; children, Victor Pugliano and Lisa Koslosky.   Brother of Sam Pugliano, Mary Celmo, Sarah McGough and the late Rose Arena, James and Joseph Pugliano.   

William David Johnston (1956) on April 6, 2017 and is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann (Crawford) Johnston: children, Debra Watts, Jeff Campbell, Jerry Campbell, and Jennifer Butler.  Also surviving are a sister, Janet Caldwell, and brothers, Edward and John Coyle.

Norman Denk (1968) 0n March 15, 2017.   Father of Heidi Tomasko, Kellie Denk,and Ashley Hildeth; brother of Thomas Denk, Roxanne Neubert.  Son of Althea (Lape) Denk and the late Norman Denk.

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Dr. Boyd Challinor (1942) on January 23, 2017.   Have no further details.
William E. Frey (1942) on December 27, 2016 and is survived by his wife, Norma ( Lagnese 1943).  Also survived by his daughter, Mary Kay and son, Bill.  He had four brothers; Warren, Norman, Richard and Reggie and his sister, Doris.
Mary (Beile 6/46) Fenton on December 25, 2016 and is survived by her husband, George.  Also survived by her children; George P. III, Jeffery, and Carolyn Fenton.  Sister of Lawrence Beile.
Bryan A. Bauman (1953) on December 22, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy (White) Bauman.   Father of Michelle  Fiola, Susan Krieger, and the late Denise Bauman.   Also was the brother of Joseph and Ronald.
Nancy (Tenney 6/54) DePretis on January 5, 2017 and is survived by her husband, Andy, sons, Louis, Dennis and Robert; daughter, Gina.
Robert H. Wilson (6/54) on March 31, 2015, predeceased by wife, Margaret Ann, and survived by 3 children.
Robert L. Brown (6/54) on February 28, 2016.   Survived by wife, Carol, and 2 children.
Richard Schohn (6/54) on August 19, 2016.   Survived by wife Regina, stepchildren Dottie, John, Carol and Tony.
Joseph P. Kilkeary (6/54) on December 1, 2016, predeceased by wife and former classmate Lois (Myers), children, Deborah, Patrick, Nancy and Joseph.
Jack E. Brown (6/55) on December 1, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy and children, Wendy Heathom and Dave Brown.   He was preceded in death by his brother, Bill.
The Rev LTC (ret) David Stricker (1/58) passed away on January 27, 2017.   His wife Gaye and son Jeffery preceded him in death.   His daughters, Chris and Karen survive him.
Nancy  (Conard 2/59) Hemma on January 2, 2017 and is survived by her husband, Charles; children, Cheri, Christi, and Casel.
Charles A. Rea (1959) on January 28, 2017 and is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda (Albright ) Rea, his daughter, Suzy, and his son, Chuck Rea. Also survived by his brothers, Clayton and Curtis (1957), and Keith, Ken, and David.  
Correction:   Marlene (White 6/51) Bedry on November 1, 2016, survived by her children, Ron and Ann Bedry, and her sister, Marilyn (White 6/47) Norris. 

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Ruth E. Mason (Peloubet 1933) on October 27, 2016 and was the wife of the late George Dodds; sister of Joan L. (Mason ) Jenkins, and the late Roy Mason, Jack Mason and Janet Julin. 
Robert Mickelson, Jr. (1936) on October 17, 2016.  He is survived by daughters, Patricia Watters, Bertha Burtoft, Linda Diamond (1967), Sharon Mickelson, and son, Robert III.  
Arthur DeConcilis, class of 1944, has passed away.
Edward J. Napoleoni (1947) on October 22, 2016 and is  survived by his wife of 60 years, Marianne;  his sister, Louise Attanucci; children, James, Jeffery, Kathryn Vetter, Carol Senter, and John.  He was preceded in death by his brother Marcus, G. Stehle and his daughter, Lynn Louise.
Jack Patterson (6/50) on November 16, 2016 and is survived by his brother, William (2/50).    His wife, Patricia preceded him in death, along with his son, Jeffery.  Also survived by his 4 sons, John, Gregg, Jerry, and Gary.

Glenn  G. “Art” Stehle (1953) on October 22, 2016 and  is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Ann Stehle.  He was the father of Marie McClary, the late Jacquelyn King , Neil Stehle and Warren Stehle.  
Georgia D. (Cardamone 1962) Hernandez on October 28, 2016 and is survived by her husband, Robert (1962); her sisters Maria Cardamone Ohl, Milady Cardamone Broekstra, and her brother, Frank James Cardamone.
Eric G. Dunik (1966) on February 24, 2016 and is survived by his wife, Nancy (Semon 1966) Dunik.

Vincent John Zacchero (1974) on November 8, 2016 and is survived by his wife, Nancy Frankel-Zacchero; brother of Tom, Jane, Jim, Victor Zacchero.

Robert Koontz (1984) on October 26, 2016 and is survived by his Denise.

Dorothy (2/44) Schmidt on April 13, 2016,  survived by John and Ommert.  Sister of the late Ruth G. Schmidt.
William J. Hopkins (6/47) on October 14, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 57 years, Nancy (Locke 6/52) Hopkins and their daughter, Pamela Morocco; sisters, Norma Scholl and Mary Jane Palmer.  He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters; Ethel Clark, Aaron Hopkins, Daniel Hopkins. 

Ruth K. (McCully 6/47) Stoddard on September 6, 2016 and is survived by her husband, Donald.

William T. Davis ( 1950) on October 7, 2016 and is survived by his wife, Lydia and  their children, Jeff Davis and Kellie Eltschlager.

Leonard Kastner (6/53) on October 12, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 59 years, Donna; daughter, Diane and son, James.  His brother, Dave Kastner, also survives him.

Mildred (Shepherd 6/54) Modrak on June 28, 2016.  No further information is available.

Sally Tau (1954) on October 5, 2016 and is survived by sisters, Mary Jane Hartner (2/45), Laura Sanner, and Pat Tietz; daughters, Penny, Bonnie, and Jill Pfister. 

Charles Jones (6/56) in July 2016 and is survived by his wife, Marlene, three daughters and his brother, Orville Jones.

Bernard P. Antonio (1959) on October 9, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia (Spano) Antonio; his children, Rene, Bernard, Craig, and Todd.  Also survived by his sister, Myrna Antonio-Hall.

Patricia (Kennelly 1961) Jessop on September 9, 2016 and is survived by her husband of 51 years, William (1/58) and their daughter, Christine Rybarski.
 
Anna (Hartman 1/62) Johnson on September 23, 2016 and is survived by her husband , Bob and their son, Jeffery.  Also survived by her brother, Morrow Hartman.

Michael Galco (1964) on August 28, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 47 years, Arlene; daughter, Jodi Fender and son, James.

Regis N. Flaherty, Jr. (1970) on January 16, 2016.  Father of Sarah J., Erin, and Maura Flaherty; brother of Kathleen Flaherty, Mary Ellen Swickline, and Coleman Flaherty.

Carmin R. Marini (1970) on May 2, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 42 years, Susan (Hayward); father of Christian and Amanda Olsen.  Brother of Randall, Christopher, Karen Mauro, Kathleen Nave, Stephen and Kimberly.

Arthur P. Trimble (1936) passed away in July 2016 and was preceded by his wife of over 60 years, Roberta.  He is survived by his partner of the past 13 years, Barbara Binder; his daughters, Linda Lockhart and Kathie Harpole.

Harry R. Sheppard (1939) on June 20, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary Jane.  Also survived by five children.

Edward F. Donley (1945) on June 20, 2016 and is survived by his wife, Mary Jean (Fritschi).  Father of Debra Donley, Kathleen Pennesi, Edward Donley and the late Patrick and William Donley.  Brother of Thomas Donley and the late Alice Fry, Jean Thomas, John Donley, Ruth Donley, and James Donley.

Patricia Gruenwald (1945) passed away in July 2016.  Have no further details.

Harry C. Nestler (1949) on July 19, 2016 and was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie.  Father of John; brother of George, Leo, Bernard, and Leroy Nestler.

Norbert Louis Farkas (1951) on July 12, 2016 and is survived by his wife Suzanne (Whalen) Farkas.  Father of Richard Farkas and Dr. Emily A. Farkas.

Richard Puhlman (1952) on July 11, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 49 years, Margaret (Drew) Puhlman, father of Pam Vennare, Patty Bender, Rick, Mark, Erice, Molly Few and Polly Reid; brother of Nadine Drysdale, Bill and the late Donald Puhlman.

Richard Shipley (6/52) on May 25, 2016 and is survived by his wife, Ruth.  Also survived by his daughters, Lisa, Jill, and Jocelyn.

Shirley (DuMont 1953) Romano on June 12, 2016 and survived by her husband of 61 years, Vincent.  Mother of Ronald  Romano, Darryl Romano, and Dana Modany.  Sister of Kay (DuMont1957) Sineway and the late Charles DuMont (1960).

Michael M. Gerulis Jr. (1957) on August 28, 2016.  Father of Gregory and Anita Gerulis and Andrea Pinigis, brother of Joan Kuhn and John and Lawrence Gerulis.

John Duffill (1961) on July 7, 2016 and is survived by his wife, Linda (Leaver) Duffill, father of Michele Duffill and Jon Duffill.  Brother of David Duffill, Cheri Copeland, Kathy Duffill, and Debra Ferrie.

Amber (Hall 1966) Garda on August 5, 2016 and is survived by her husband, Doug (1966);  Dale Hall (1966).
 
Billy Caughy (1975) passed away in July 2016.  Have no further details.

Michael Kukic (age 72) passed away on August 11, 2016 and is survived by his wife, Mary Ann.  He was a very popular coach at SHHS during the 1980s.  There are many postings on Facebook about Coach Kukic.  There will be a memorial service in Davenport Florida on October 25th, which is his birthday.

Virginia (Ziegler) Turba on March 6, 2016 and was preceded in death bu her husband, Joseph A. Turba  Sr. Mother of Joseph A. Turba, Jr. ('68), and the late Edward Turba ('60).  Sister of the late Eleanor Ziegler, Grace Fedorchak, Emma Kotek, and Howard Ziegler, Jr.   She retired as a cafeteria worker at SHHS.

Ira Smith ('46) passed away on April 12, 2016 and was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred and sister, Daisy Hawk. He is survived by his sister, Ruth Priser; son, Richard and his daughter, Mary Carol.  

Mary Alice (Garland 2/38) Trimble on May 19, 2016 and is survived by her husband of 67 years, Malcolm Trimble.  Mother of Bonnie Ingram, Wayne Trimble, Eileen Brennan, and Daniel Trimble.

Robert Edward Rush (’40) on May 8, 2016 and was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, June (Davies ’44) Rush.  Father of Janet Popoli, Jill Rush, and Jean Addleman. 

Aldo Colautti (’44) on June 2, 2016 and was preceded in death by his wife, Francis.  Father of Mary Anne Collman, Annie O’Neill, Katie Flaherty, Fran Heatherington, and Lisa Colautti.

Eleanor (Esposito 2/44) Dimitroff, on April 25, 2016 and was the wife of the late Cyril.  Mother of Brother Donald FFC, Linda and Robert Dimitroff.

Ernest F. Rizzo, Sr., (’44) on April 17, 2016 and was preceded in death by his wife, Yolanda Jean (Malizio) Rizzo.  Father of Diane, Frank, Donna, Roseanne and the late Ernest F. Rizzo, Jr.   Brother of Angelina Marlucci and the late Pasquale Rizzo.

Robert K. Shaffer (’44) on March 12, 2016 and is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jane.  Father of Eric, R. Kent., Jr., and Steven Shaffer.

Ruth L. (Reese 6/51) Craig on May 27, 2016 and is survived by her twin brother, Robert L. Reese.  Mother of Traci Thompson and stepson, James Craig.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. Craig; brothers, Murray J. and Eugene H. Reese; her sister, Delores Guthrie, stepson, John Craig, and former husband, Bertram N. Thompson.

Catherine (Kohnke ’53) McDade on June 13, 2016 and was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Donald.  Survived by her son, James and her daughter, Jeannine R. Schemm.  Her sisters, Vivien Szewczyk and Marcia Kohnke preceded her in death. 

Joseph Macellaro (’57) on April 26, 2016 and is survived by his son, Joseph F. Jr., and his sister, Sharon Glassman. 

Anne B. Aleshunas, mother of Barbara A. Crossey (’72), passed away on April 29, 2016.  Preceded in death by her husband, Edward.  Also survived by her son, John.

Kathleen Marie (Blasi ’73) Grimm, on May 24, 2016 and is survived by her husband, Joe (’71) and her daughters, Jessica and Jennifer.  Also survived by her sister, Marlene Masucci.

Annette Mae Klein Hess 2’36, on February 11, 2015, son Raymond
’68, daughter Diane Foriska ’69, son in law Joe Foriska ’70

Ingeburg Wenz Mockenhaupt ‘38, on January 15, 2015

Warren Troy ’40, on October 28, 2014, children Judy ’65, Bobbie
’67, David ’70

William Poliski ’42, on January 22, 2015

Harold “Whitey” Regan 6’42, on November 30, 2014

James D. Ferguson Jr. 2’44, on January 20, 2015

Virginia DeGasperi Noceti ’44, on January 5, 2015

Walter Gross 6’45, on January 22, 2015, sisters Carolyn Johnston
1’50, Edith McCarthy 1’54

Perry Lee Black 6’48, on February 5, 2015

Edna H. Hain Starkey 2’49, on January 15, 2015

Anna Marie Voigt Yanda ’50, on February 15, 2015, brothers
Norman ’60, Alvin ’57, Karl ’48 Voigt

Anthony (Tony) Bianco ’52, on December 28, 2014

Shirley MacAllister Connor 6’53, on January 9, 2015

Richard F. Purtell 6’51, on October 30, 2014, wife Nancy Clara
Clark 1’57

Hugh Dawson 6’54, on April 6, 2014

Blair Elinoff 6’57, on December 4, 2014

Kathleen Nee Weitzel 6’57, on January 8, 2015, husband Ray
6’57

Patricia Pessano Heyl 6’57, on December 17, 2014, husband
Ed H. Heyl

Larry Winkowski 6’57, on February 24, 2015

Gail Winkler Richards ’61, on December 23, 2014

Susan Myers Gallaher 6’63, on January 1, 2015, sisters Joan
Tomer 6’52, Nancy Hart 6’63

Paula A. Gannon, on November 21, 2014, wife of Michael 6’63

Paul Kotek ’63, on December 9, 2014

Robert M. Onda ’65 on February 6, 2015

Brenda Pauline Smith Murray ’68, on February 9, 2015

Dr. Vito passed away in 2014, a great History teacher & awesome respector of persons!
Dr Parrish-Lane was such a beautiful & inspiring Teacher!

Donald Lansbury Most Artistic Music Instructor & inspired one to be the best upcoming musicians in the Pittsburgh School District! Music still rings through my soul!!!

 


 

This is a list of recent obituaries sent to the Alumni Association. Updated Jan 4, 2017

If you know of other SHHS members who have died recently please send them to Don McCormick