Alumni Class Notes: April 2013

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The following are Class Notes submitted to The University of Scranton’s Office of Alumni Relations.


Finley Martin ’63, Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island, has recently published a mystery novel titled “The Reluctant Detective.”

John Johnson, D.D.S. ’81, Groton, Conn., received the Top Dentist recognition from CT Magazine in the category of general dentistry. Dr. Johnson received Top Dentist in 2010, 2011 and now for 2012, having been recommended to the magazine by his peers.

Colette Mazzucelli, Ph.D. ’83, Brooklyn, N.Y., is the recipient of a 2013 NYU SCPS Excellence in Teaching Award as a graduate faculty member in global affairs on the NYU Woolworth Building Campus.

Thomas Kennedy ’86, Nashua, N.H., is channel marketing manager, Americas, for Acronis, Inc.

Dana Okeson ’86, Brooklyn, N.Y. has been named the new head of the Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia.

Robert DiGenova ’87, Red Bank, N.J., retired from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office as a captain of investigations/task force commander after more than 25 years of service. He was offered a position with the United States Attorney’s Office in New Jersey as a law enforcement coordination specialist.

Heather Rowan-Kenyon, Ph.D. ’95, Brighton, Mass., was promoted to associate professor with tenure in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College.

Thomas Porrovecchio ’03, Hoboken, N.J., is an associate at Kaye Scholer, New York.


Meredith Wallasky ’97 to Eric McClanahan


A son, Beckham Alexander, to Patrick ’91 and Nicole Luongo, Hoboken, N.J.  
A son, Joel Peregrine, to Brian ’02, G’05 and Sharon Canale Eltz ’02, Lancaster
A son, Connor, to Peter ’04 and Ellen Driscoll Cataldo ’04, Hillsdale, N.J.

In Memoriam

Thomas F. Calpin ’60, Dunmore
Stanley Dardzinski ’61,
Burke, Va.
Lawrence A. Durkin ’63, Dunmore
Patrick J. Marx ’79, G’85, Scranton

In Memoriam, Friends and Family

Rev. G. Ralph Duffy, brother of Francis X. ’55
Arlene Tate, wife of Tom ’56

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