Category Archives: JOBIT

JOBIT: McElligott, William C. [MC1961 RIP] on 2017-Jan-16

2017-Jan-19

http://patch.com/connecticut/southbury/obituary-william-c-mcelligott-80-southbury

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Obituary: William C McElligott, 80, of Southbury

He was one of 500 people globally to hold accreditation as a Certified Value Engineer, co-authoring a book on the subject.

By Brian McCready (Patch National Staff) – January 18, 2017 10:49 am ET
Obituary: William C McElligott, 80, of Southbury

Information via Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home

SOUTHBURY- On January 16, William C McElligott passed away from complications of pneumonia. A graduate of Manhattan College, Mr. McElligott was a licensed civil engineer, who spent his career working for New York City’s office of Management and Budget.

He was one of 500 people globally to hold accreditation as a Certified Value Engineer, co-authoring a book on the subject; “Value Management in Construction, a Practical Guide” which was published in 1995.

William was an avid golfer. A childhood trip to Ireland inspired his great love of travel, especially on cruise ships. He is survived by his loving wife Barbara, his sons Christopher and Kenneth and his brother John. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas TX 75244
Tel: 1-877-465-6636
Web: http://www.komen.org/

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http://www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.com/notices/William-McElligott

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McElligott, William C. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.com/notices/William-McElligott/guest-book

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Dear John,

        I believe that William is a member of the class of 1961.

                  May He Rest In Peace.

                                     Mike

McElligott, William C. [MC1961 RIP]

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JOBIT: Rowe, Donald W. [MC1962] on 2017-Jan-17

2017-Jan-19

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/burlingtonfreepress/obituary.aspx?n=Donald-W-Rowe&pid=183644101

Donald W. Rowe
1940 – 2017
Obituary 

Age: 76

Donald W. Rowe passed away on January 17th, 2017 at the VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach, Florida from a brain injury resulting from a fall. Don was born in Yonkers, N.Y. on July 31, 1940 the second son of Harry and Agnes Rowe. He graduated from Gorton High School and Manhattan College and completed graduate studies at Columbia University and NYU. He had a long and fulfilling career teaching English and directing theater at colleges and Universities in Ohio, Maine, and Vermont. His lifelong passion was all aspects of the theater including directing, acting, and attending. He directed over 60 college and community productions and starred in some of his favorite plays including Hamlet, Equus, Macbeth, King Lear, Coriolanus. He taught English and directed theater at Champlain College in Burlington, VT for over two decades and inspired countless young people in the love and craft of acting and theater. During his tenure at Champlain College he produced original adaptations of East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause. He also directed community theater at the Unadilla Theater, the Vermont Repertory Theater, the Stowe Theater Guild and the Shelburne Players. He attended the Stratford, Ontario Theater Festival over 30 consecutive years and was a season ticket holder for local theater groups wherever he lived. Few people loved or had greater knowledge of theater than Don.

His passion for theater was almost equaled by his love of movies. He had encyclopedic knowledge of directors, actors, and productions and shared his infectious passion with friends and family. His home is a library of books, CDs, and recordings of his favorite theater and movie productions.

Don is survived and forever loved by his four siblings, David Rowe and his wife Ellen, Frances Rowe, Susan Rowe and her husband Ib, and Will Rowe and his wife Theresa—all who live in Vero Beach, Florida. Donald was an inspiring uncle to his nieces Alison, Amy, and Alyssa and his nephew Chris and their families. He also showed interest and caring to his step-niece and step nephew, Carol Cowan and Chris Jones. He always zeroed in on the happenings of the young lives in the family.

A memorial gathering for Don will be held in the community room of Trinity Episcopal Church, 5171 Shelburne Road in Shelburne Village, VT at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 29th. Friends are invited to come and share memories, tributes, readings, and theatrical monologues or scenes, especially from the many plays in which Don was involved as a director and/or actor. Refreshments will be served and contributions in that regard are welcome. For details or if you would like to sign up in advance for a reading, contact Robbie Harold at rah53@comcast.net.

To honor Don’s life, people are invited to make a contribution to the Shelburne Players, 274 Hullcrest Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482.

“He was a man, take him for all in all. I shall not look upon his like again.”

Visit burlingtonfreepress.com/obituaries to Express condolences and sign the guest book.

Published in The Burlington Free Press on Jan. 19, 2017

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Rowe, Donald W. [MC????] 

Guestbook: Same link

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Dear John.

           I believe that Donald  is a member of the class of 1962.

                   May He Rest In Peace.

                                      Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Rowe, Donald W. [MC1962] 

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JOBIT: Bensch, William “Bill” Rudolf [MC1965 RIP] on 2017-Jan-14

2017-Jan-18

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/indystar/obituary.aspx?n=William-Rudolf-Bensch-Bill&pid=183625994

William Rudolf “Bill” Bensch
1943 – 2017
Obituary 

William “Bill” Rudolf Bensch

73, of Indianapolis, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 14, 2017.

He was born July 31, 1943 in New York City to the late Rudolf and Phyllis DeGuard Bensch. Bill graduated from Archbishop Malloy High School, received his BA from Manhattan College and his Masters Degree from Purdue University. At Purdue Bill met Diane Kjonaas, who would become his wife of more than 46 years. Together they had four children. Bill was employed as a Biochemist at Eli Lilly and Company for 35 years, retiring in 2008.

Bill was active in several area churches including St. Thomas Aquinas, Indianapolis 1st Church of the Nazarene and East 91st Street Christian. Passionate about theology and ancient history, Bill was the leader of dozens of Bible studies, Sunday School classes and small groups.

Bill was a very active participant in the lives of his four children, volunteering his time as a soccer coach, Bible quizzing director and science fair judge. For many years he was a volunteer with the Lawrence Central Performing Arts Association where he supported his children in both the marching band and show choir.

Though never exposed to it as a child, Bill became an active camper in his adult life, taking his family on camping trips to National parks all over the United States and Canada. He also organized a yearly camping trip that included dozens of families from Indianapolis 1st Church.

Bill became a Master Gardener through the Purdue Extension program in 2010. His other hobbies included photography, music appreciation and woodworking.

Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease shortly after his retirement, Bill and his family were supported by many volunteers and organizations around the city. The family would especially like to thank the kind and caring staffs at the following organizations: the Alzheimer’s Support Group at E91, especially it’s leader, Dawn; the Still Waters Adult Day Center at Castleton United Methodist; the Reflections Unit at Hancock Regional Hospital; the Cherished Memories Unit at Copper Trace and Heart to Heart Hospice.

The family would also like to give a special thanks to Bill’s daughter, Kristen, who moved home from California to assist in Bill’s care and support her mother, Diane, in this journey. With Kristen’s support, and Diane’s service to her husband, Bill was able to remain at home until the final weeks of his life.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation from 11:00 a.m. at East 91st Street Christian Church, 6049 East 91st Street, Indianapolis 46250.

Bill is survived by his loving wife, Diane; sons, Nathan (Tara), Tim (Kacy), and Ben Bensch; daughter, Kristen Bensch; and grandchildren, Aidan, Maddie, Quinlyn and Alexis Bensch.

In lieu of flowers or other gifts the family requests that Memorial contributions may be made to the Still Waters Adult Day Center at Castleton United Methodist Church. Checks can be made to “Still Waters Adult Day Center,” 7160 Shadeland Station, Door #3, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Final care and arrangements entrusted to Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel. http://www.shirleybrothers.com

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 18, 2017

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Bensch, William “Bill” Rudolf [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link 

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Dear John,

             I believe that William is a member of the Class of 1965.

                 May He Rest In Peace.

                            Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Bensch, William “Bill” Rudolf [MC1965 RIP]

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JOBIT: McAllister, Robert Lee [MC1981 RIP] on 2017-Jan-07

2017-Jan-17

http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/obit/robert-l-mcallister-20170116

Robert L. McAllister
PUBLISHED: MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 AT 3:55 PM

Waddington: Robert Lee McAllister, age 70, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his home on in Fort Worth, TX. Calling Hours for Robert will be held Wednesday evening January 18, 2017 at the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. A funeral service for Robert will be held Thursday 10:00 A.M. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington with Mgrs. Harry Snow officiating. Burial will be held in the family plot at Flackville Cemetery, Lisbon following the funeral services.

Bob was born to the late Robert T. and Eleanor (Barkley) McAllister in Ogdensburg, NY on June 17, 1946. Robert attended school in Madrid-Waddington area and eventually moved to Fort Schuyler with his family and attended and later graduated from SUNY at Fort Schuyler Maritime College in the Bronx with a Bachelors in Engineering. He then completed his Masters in Mechanical Engineering at Manhattan College. Robert married Elaine (Griswood) McAllister in September of 1970. She predeceased him on Jan 5, 2007. He began his career as an engineer and eventually started his own engineering firm in New Rochelle, NY. Bob later married Maria Elena in Las Vegas on Dec 25, 2008. After living in New Rochelle they moved back to the North Country and settled into the Heuvelton, NY area for a short time before moving to their home in Fort Worth, Texas.

Robert is survived by his wife Maria Elena McAllister of Fort Worth, TX, and his children Marianne McAllister of Rochester, NY and Shana McAllister of New Rochelle, NY. Step-children Ricardo and wife Jenny Vega of Keller, TX and Claudia and husband Charles Walters of Grapevine, TX. Also surviving Robert are his 6 step-grandchildren and two brothers Harold and Karen McAllister of Tampa, FL and Jack G. McAllister of Waddington, NY, his sister in-law Martha Gomez along with nieces and nephews.

Memories and online condolences maybe shared with the family at http://www.PhillipsMemorial.com

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McAllister, Robert Lee [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.phillipsmemorial.com/obituaries/Robert-Mcallister-2/

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Dear John,

           I believe that Robert received his Masters in 1981.

            May He Rest In Peace.

                           Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

McAllister, Robert Lee [MC1981 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOBIT: Battaglia, Leo F. [MC1952 RIP] on 2017-Jan-13

2017-Jan-16

http://www.fredericksburg.com/obituaries/leo-f-battaglia/article_4a6c2353-1e3f-5ca2-84ce-bfe6edf41d68.html

Leo F. Battaglia
    
Leo F. Battaglia, 85, of Spotsylvania County, passed away Friday, January 13, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Battaglia graduated from Manhattan College in 1952. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Later, Mr. Battaglia graduated from Fordham Law School in 1957 where he attended on a scholarship and was elected Commons Editor.

Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline “Jackie” Bernhardt Battaglia, whom he met on November 18, 1950, married July 7, 1956, and has been with since the first day they met; his daughter, Elizabeth Ann House; son-in-law Gary House; grandchildren, Brianna Kristine House and Katelyn Marie House; and great-granddaughter, Audreanna Moore-House.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, January 18 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 19 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at noon in Quantico National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2217 Princess Anne St, Ste 106-1F, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

Online guestbook at covenantfuneralservice.com.

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Battaglia, Leo F. [MC1952 RIP]

Guestbook: http://covenantfuneralservice.com/obituaries/leo-f-battaglia/

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOBIT: Gallacher, Lawrence Vincent [MC1957 RIP] on 2017-Jan-11

2017-Jan-14

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thehour/obituary.aspx?n=Lawrence-Gallacher&pid=183591747

Lawrence Gallacher
Obituary

Dr. Lawrence Vincent “Doc” Gallacher, age 83 of East Norwalk, passed peacefully while surrounded by his wife and children on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.

Larry was born in Brooklyn, NY, the son of James Patrick and Agnes Milton Gallacher. He was the husband of Elizabeth Nancy (Pirundini) Gallacher for 58 loving years.

He was a research and development chemist, with his undergrad degree from Manhattan College and his Doctorate from Adelphi University. He is credited with dozens of patents in US and European markets, and acted as General Manager of King Industries in Norwalk. He served as president of the Marvin Beach Association, Westport Community Band, and was a past Commodore and President of the Shore and Country Club, where he kept his sailboat “Celeritas”, winning the Soverel 33 national championship on two occasions. He was affectionately known as “Doc” by his crew and around the marina.

Larry played an active role in his church as a saxophonist in the folk group, CCD teacher, and Eucharistic Minister. He had varied interests from playing and listening to jazz, to photography, to mentoring students with their science and math pursuits. He loved spending time at his Block Island retreat with his wife, children, grandchildren, and many friends.

He was predeceased by his brother James Milton Gallacher and grandson William Raymond Gallacher. In addition to his loving wife Betty, Larry is survived by his children: Mary Elizabeth Gallacher, Ann Marie (Anthony) Foley, Nancy (Tom) Orifici and James Gallacher (Jillian O’Farrell); 11 grandchildren: Zachary, Benjamin, Meghann, Taylor, Connor, Sarah, Ryan, Thomas, Elizabeth, Katherine, and Althea; his sister Doris Ann Briggs, sister-in-law Dorothy Pirundini, as well as nieces, nephews and other loving family.

His family will receive friends on Monday, Jan 16 from 4-8 pm at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave, Norwalk. His Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, 10am at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Ave, Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery in Norwalk. Memorial donations may be directed to Notre Dame Convalescent Home (please make checks to “S.S.T.V.”) 76 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT 06851. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please go to http://www.magnerfuneralhome.com

Magner Funeral Home Inc. 12 Mott Avenue Norwalk, CT 06850 (203) 866-5553

Published in The Hour on Jan. 14, 2017

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Gallacher, Lawrence Vincent [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/thehour/lawrence-gallacher-condolences/183591747?cid=full

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Dear John,

              I believe that Lawrence is a member of the Class of 1957.

                 May He Rest In Peace.

                            Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Gallacher, Lawrence Vincent [MC1957 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOBIT: Dwyer, James Jr. [MC1961 RIP] on 2017-Jan-11

2017-Jan-14

James Dwyer Jr.
1940 – 2017
Obituary 

James J. Dwyer Jr. was born in Queens, N.Y. on February 20, 1940 to James J. Dwyer Sr., former Commissioner of Public Safety for the City of White Plains, and Gertrude Kirk Dwyer. He grew up in Baldwinsville, New York and later moved to White Plains, NY, where he graduated from Stepinac High School in 1957. He attended Manhattan College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, after which he earned an MBA at Iona College.

James joined the Navy in 1962 and served as a Lieutenant JG on the USS Harlan R. Dickson during the Cuban Blockade. He was discharged with honor in 1965 and went on to study computer programming at the Programming and Systems Institute in Manhattan. Jim made a career as a programmer and programmer analyst at Nestle, eventually becoming a systems project leader, and retiring in 1995. After his first retirement, he worked at Cap Gemini on Y2K programming as an expert in COBOL and later went on to work for Westchester County until shortly before his passing.

Jim had a passion for service. He served as a ScoutMaster for Boy Scout Troop 17 and he was a member of the New York Guard, the White Plains Fire Patrol and the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars. He proudly served as Post Commander of the American Legion Post 135 and after relinquishing the post of Commander, Jim served as treasurer.

Jim’s most cherished accomplishment was marrying his devoted wife Janice Meeker 50 years ago in 1966 and being the proud father of his three prized children Cathleen, James, and Edward.

James is predeceased by his brother William, and is survived by his faithful wife Janice, his brother Dennis, sister Teresita, as well as his loving children Cathleen, James, and Edward.

Visitation will be Friday from 4-8PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10AM at St. Bernard’s Church.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: American Legion Post #135 Mitchell Place, White Plains NY 10601.

McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett 91 Mamaroneck Ave White Plains, NY 10605 (914) 949-7777 Mcmahonfuneralhome.com

Published in the The Journal News on Jan. 12, 2017

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Dwyer, James Jr. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link 

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Dear John,
 
             I believe that James is a member of the Class of 1961.

                     May He Rest In Peace.

                                Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Dwyer, James Jr. [MC1961 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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