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JOBIT: Dwyer, James Daniel [MC1956 RIP] 2019-Feb-11

2019-Feb-15

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postgazette/obituary.aspx?n=james-daniel-dwyer&pid=191557719&fhid=9725

DWYER JAMES DANIEL

Age 85, of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019.

Originally from New York City, Dwyer lived in Wexford for 36 years before moving to the Washington, D.C., area in 2016.

A graduate of Manhattan College, he worked as a civil engineer for the American Bridge Division of U.S. Steel, and the Port Authority of Allegheny County for almost 50 years.

He was preceded in death by Patricia Anne, his wife of 43 years. He is survived by his children: daughters Kathleen, of Boston; Patricia, of Carol Stream, Illinois; and sons Kevin and Brian, of Alexandria, Virginia; and Robert of Arlington, Virginia; and ten grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at GEORGE A. THOMA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 10418 Perry Highway, Wexford. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Saint Alexis Catholic Church, Wexford, followed by burial at Holy Savior Cemetery in Gibsonia.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania Scholarship Fund. To donate, please go to https://eswp.com /eswp-payments/ and include “Donation to Scholarship Fund in honor of Jim Dwyer.”

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Feb. 15, 2019

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Dwyer, James Daniel [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link 

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Dear John,

               I believe that James is a member of the Class of 1956.

                   May He Rest In Peace.

                                           Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Dwyer, James Daniel [MC1956 RIP]

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MFOUND: MC Players on 2019-Feb-15

2019-Feb-14

2019 02Feb 14 MC PLAYERS

MC Players on 2019-Feb-15

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JOBIT: Ruth, Sr. Regina Rosaire [MC???? RIP] 2019-Jan-16

2019-Feb-14

http://cny.org/stories/sister-regina-rosaire-ruth-osf,18620

Sister Regina Rosaire Ruth, O.S.F.
Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019 12:00 am

Sister Regina Rosaire Ruth, O.S.F., who served for 36 years at St. Eugene’s parish and school in Yonkers, died Jan. 16 at Wartburg in Mount Vernon. She was 90.

At St. Eugene, Sister Regina Rosaire served as director of religious education, 2004-2014; religious education coordinator, 2000-2004; and teacher, 1978-2000. She was an educator at St. Ann School, Ossining, 1977-1978; Holy Name of Jesus, New Rochelle, 1971-1977 and 1962-1968; Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Pelham Manor, 1968-1971; St. Aloysius at Mount Loretto, Staten Island, 1954-1962; and St. Catharine, Pelham, 1948-1954.

Born in Queens, she entered the Sisters of St. Francis in 1945 and professed final vows in 1951. She received a bachelor’s degree in education from Manhattan College, the Bronx; a master’s in education from Fordham University; and a master’s in religious studies from Manhattan College.

Her sister, Sister Theresa Ruth, O.S.F., survives her.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 24 at St. Catharine Church, Pelham. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island.

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Ruth, Sr. Regina Rosaire [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: None cited

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JOBIT: Burke, Eugene [MC1975 RIP] 2019-Jan-28

2019-Feb-14

http://cny.org/stories/deacon-eugene-burke,18622

Deacon Eugene Burke
Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019 12:00 am

Deacon Eugene Burke, who served for 46 years at St. Gabriel parish in the Bronx and was a member of the first class of permanent deacons ordained for the archdiocese, died Jan. 28. He was 93.

Deacon Burke, who was ordained in 1973, had served at St. Gabriel’s until his death. He was engaged in the parish’s sacramental and liturgical life, performing baptisms and witnessing weddings. He visited the homebound and individuals in nursing homes.

He was an advertising and public relations executive. As an actor and comedian, he shared the stage and screen with stars such as Tony Perkins, David Letterman and Conan O’Brien.

Born in Jersey City, N.J., he received a bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J., and master’s from Manhattan College and Lehman College, both in the Bronx.

Survivors include his wife, Madeleine, their children Paul Burke, Marlene Barrett and Christopher Burke, and four grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 2 at St. Gabriel’s. Burial was in St. Raymond’s Cemetery, the Bronx.

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Burke, Eugene [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: None cited

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Dear John,

I believe that Eugene received his Masters in 1975.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Burke, Eugene [MC1975 RIP]

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https://www.patheos.com/blogs/deaconsbench/2019/02/rip-deacon-eugene-burke-one-of-new-york-citys-longest-serving-deacons-has-gone-home/

[JR: More details about his life.]

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JLINKEDIN: Hefner, Brendan [MC2014] Production @ ESPN

2019-Feb-13

https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-hefner-4b504717b/

Hefner, Brendan [MC2014] 
Production at ESPN
Charlotte, North Carolina Area

Lifelong sports fan passionate for the creative process and entertaining people. Experience conceptualizing and executing various genres of media. Ability to produce, shoot, and edit in a detailed and timely matter. Experienced in producing content for Live Broadcasts, Studio Shows, and Social Media. Self-motivated, goal-oriented team player. My Mom thinks I watch too much TV.

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JFOUND: Walker, Bruce J. [MC1992] Assistant Secretary @ DOE

2019-Feb-13

https://www.energy.gov/oe/contributors/bruce-j-walker

Honorable Bruce J. Walker
Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity
U.S. Department of Energy

Bruce J. Walker was nominated by President Donald J. Trump and confirmed by the Senate as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Electricity (OE) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in October 2017. The focus of his responsibility is to provide leadership on a national level to develop technologies to enhance the security and reliability of energy infrastructure and facilitate the federal and state electricity policy planning that shapes electricity and market operations. This is critical to meeting the Nation’s growing demand for resilient electricity by overcoming the challenges of our Nation’s aging electricity transmission and distribution system and addressing the vulnerabilities in our energy supply chain.

He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College and a Juris Doctor in Law from Pace University where he was the technical editor on the Environmental Law Review and received an Environmental Law Certificate.  He has completed the Distribution Systems program from Siemens – Power Technologies International.  He is a distinguished graduate of the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School and received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Military Academy.

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Walker, Bruce J. [MC????]

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Dear John,

            I believe that Bruce is a member of the Class of 1992,

                                 Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Walker, Bruce J. [MC1992]

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JNEWS: Finn, Peter G. [MC1960] honored with Maniscalco Award

2019-Feb-13

https://www.silive.com/entertainment/2019/02/monsignor-peter-g-finn-to-be-honored-with-maniscalco-award.html

Monsignor Peter G. Finn to be honored with Maniscalco Award
Posted 6 days ago
By Carol Ann Benanti | benanti@siadvance.com

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STATEN ISLAND, NY – Borough President James S. Oddo will present Monsignor Peter G. Finn with the Albert V. Maniscalco Community Service Award during a ceremony at Borough Hall on Wednesday, April 10.

The award was established in 1986 in honor of the ninth borough president.

Monsignor Finn, pastor of Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church, has held many Staten Island roles through the years, including serving as co-vicar of Staten Island and principal of Monsignor Farrell High School.

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Finn, Peter G. [MC1960]

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