Tag Archives: MC1965 RIP

JOBIT: McGrath, Gerald J. [MC1965 RIP] 2019-Sep-18



Gerald J. McGrath, 76
Posted at 2:06 PM Updated at 2:06 PM

NEW BEDFORD — Gerald J. McGrath, 76, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, died September 18, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by loving family and dear friends.

He was born June 20, 1943 in the Bronx, New York, son of the late Daniel McGrath and Dorothy (McKnight) McGrath. He was a 1965 graduate of Manhattan College, Riverdale New York, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. After college he joined the Peace Corps, serving in Malaysia and meeting fellow volunteers from all over the USA who became lifelong friends. At the end of his Peace Corps term, he moved to New Bedford and was employed by the New Bedford School Department, teaching in various schools and retiring from the Phillips Avenue School in 2001.

Gerald enjoyed swimming and boating at Sassaquin Pond where he resided; he enjoyed daily swims at the New Bedford YMCA. He loved nature and the beautiful state of Massachusetts and traveled the world far and wide. Gerald loved life to the fullest.

Gerald is survived by his nephew Thomas McGrath and his wife Elizabeth Lawrence McGrath, his nieces Holly and Anne McGrath, and his grand-nephew Joshua McGrath, his lifetime companion Lena A. Graham, his cousins and multiple dear friends.

Gerald will be remembered for his humor, kindness and love for his fellow man.

Services will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. His family will receive visitors from 11 AM – 12 PM, with personal remembrances and tributes to be given between 12-1 PM, followed by a prayer service at 1 PM.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the YMCA Southcoast, 25 South Water St., New Bedford, MA 02740.

For directions and guestbook, please visit http://www.saundersdwyer.com.


McGrath, Gerald J. [MC1965 RIP]

Guestbook: https://www.saundersdwyer.com/ObituariesNB.html

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JOBIT: Brengs, Raymond Aloysious “Ray” Jr. [MC1965 RIP] 2019-Aug-09



Raymond Brengs Jr.
1943 – 2019

Raymond Aloysious “Ray” Brengs, Jr. age 76, of Lewes, Delaware and formerly of New Market, Maryland, passed away suddenly on Friday, August 9, 2019. Born July 16, 1943 in Bronx, New York, son of the late Raymond A. Brengs, Sr. and Grace T. (nee Bolster).

Ray was a graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College and a Master’s degree from George Washington University. Ray was retired from government service as an engineer for the Department of the Navy. Ray was a Friend of Bill for 36 years. He loved his family, friends, traveling and fishing.

Ray is survived by his beloved wife Elizabeth “Beth” Brengs (nee Calter); his children: Steven Ramsey of Longmont, CO, Renee Bowers of Ellicott City, MD, and Rachel Davis of Frederick, MD; his grandchildren: Brennan and Skyler Ramsey and Alexander and Joseph Bowers; his sister, Katherine (Brengs) Nagle, (Richard J.) of Truro, MA; his nieces and nephew: Kathleen Nagle of Wellfleet MA, Richard L. Nagle (Heather) of Ashburn, VA, and Kelly Ann (Nagle) Zaik, (Edward) of Ghent, NY. Ray was also loved by many great nieces, great nephews and extended family members.

A Celebration of Ray’s Life will be held at 3:00 PM on August 24, 2019 at Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958, where friends may visit beginning at 2:00 PM.

A future service will be held in Frederick, Maryland, to be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made in Ray’s memory to the American Leukemia Foundation.

Please visit Ray’s Life Memorial Webpage and sign his online guestbook at http://www.parsellfuneralhomes.com.

Published Online in The Frederick News-Post from Aug. 14 to Aug. 16, 2019


Brengs, Raymond Aloysious “Ray” Jr. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link 

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Dear John,

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

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Brengs, Raymond Aloysious “Ray” Jr. [MC1965 RIP]

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JOBIT: Riedel, John S. [MC1965 RIP] 2019-Jul-22



Dr. John S. Riedel Jr.
1942 – 2019

HAMPTON – Dr. John S. Riedel, Jr., 76, of Hampton, died Monday, July 22, 2019 at his daughter’s home in Stratham with family by his side.

He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 27, 1942 a son of the late J. Stuart and Mary Louise (McGailey) Riedel.

Dr. Riedel graduated from Stepinac High School, White Plains, N.Y., and received his under graduate degree from Manhattan College, Bronx, N.Y. He received his doctorate from the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. He was a veteran serving with the U.S. Army.

He served his internship at Misericordia Hospital in the Bronx before beginning his internal medicine practice in Exeter. He was a renowned EKG reading specialist and well known in the Exeter Hospital community. He retired in 2017 with 33 years of medical service to the seacoast area.

John was passionate about food and loved every aspect of creating a meal. Summertime gave him joy in the way of golf, and in the winter he always appreciated hearing about the ski conditions of any mountain. He was a communicant of St. Michael Church in Exeter, and various local parishes.

He leaves two daughters, Jacqueline R. Burke and her husband Sean of Stratham with their three sons, Oliver, Gus and Julian and his daughter Christina Riedel of Portsmouth, his two brothers, Robert Riedel of Peekskill, N.Y. and Richard Riedel of Greensboro, N.C.

He was predeceased by his son John S. Riedel in 2007 and by his daughter Jennifer Riedel in 1984.

SERVICES: Visiting hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2019 at St. Michael Church, corner of Front and Lincoln Streets, Exeter. Burial will follow in the Exeter Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of traditional remembrances donations may be made to Food For The Poor, Inc., P.O. Box 979005, Coconut Creek, FL 33097-9005.

Please visit http://www.RemickGendron.com to view Dr. Riedel’s memorial website, sign his tribute wall or for directions.

Published in Seacoastonline.com from July 25 to July 28, 2019


Riedel, John S. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link 

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Dear John,

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

                           May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Riedel, John S. [MC1965 RIP]

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

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JOBIT: Green, Joseph Patrick [MC1965 RIP] 2019-Jul-20



Joseph Patrick Green
September 9, 1944 – July 20, 2019
Bluffton, South Carolina

Joseph was born on September 9, 1944 and passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Joseph was a resident of Bluffton, South Carolina at the time of passing.

At the age of 20, he graduated from Manhattan College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

A wake will be held from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton, and a funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 29, 2019 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 31 St. Gregory Drive, Bluffton.


Green, Joseph Patrick [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.tributes.com/condolences/leave_memory/107325989

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Dear John,

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

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Green, Joseph Patrick [MC1965 RIP]

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

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JOBIT: Cicero, Ralph “Ray” [MC1965 RIP] 2019-Jun-13


fyi my former brother in law (my sister Lynn’s ex-husband)

Kenny, Bob (MC1968)

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Bob.  Much appreciated.  Sorry to hear this news. Requiescat In Pacem.]

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Obituary of Ralph C. Cicero, DDS

Devoted Father & Grandfather

Ralph “Ray” Cicero, DDS, 75, of Madison passed on June 13, 2019.

Born in Staten Island, NY, Dr. Cicero resided in Parsippany before moving to Madison a year ago.

Dr. Cicero earned his B.S. degree from Manhattan College in 1965, and his DDS from Columbia Dental School in 1969. He proudly served his county as a Major in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Dr. Cicero worked as an Endodontist for Cicero & Gureasko, DDS in Ledgewood for 20 years until he retired in 2001. He was also a member of the local VFW.

Dr. Cicero is survived by his children, Nancy Cicero, of Jacksonville, FL, Mark Cicero (Sherry), of Morristown, and Justin Cicero (Helen), of New Providence; and his former wife, Lynn Cicero. He is also survived by his brother, Joe Cicero, of Bethesda, MD; his cousin, James Russo; his grandchildren, Julia Cicero, Lily Cicero, and Jake Cicero; and his niece and nephews, Joe Cicero, Derek Cicero, Larry Cirillo, and Gennene Cirillo. Dr. Cicero was predeceased by his sisters, Susan Cicero, and Helen Cicero.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 5-8pm, with a Memorial Service at 7:30pm at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, 106 Main Street, Madison. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations in memory of Dr. Cicero may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project (https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/).


Cicero, Ralph “Ray” [MC1965 RIP]

Guestbook: https://danglerfuneralhomes.com/tribute/details/3088/Ralph-Cicero-DDS/add-condolence.html#content-start

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I saw your condolences on the web site. Thanks for all you do. Incidentally, Ray’s brother Joe and Ray’s son, Justin are also Jaspers.

[JR: Just trying to connect all us Jaspers together.  I’m working on a wiki as an online alumni directory, but my progress is slow.]

Kenny, Bob (MC1968)

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JOBIT: Cross, Jean M. [MC1965 RIP] 2019-Apr-01



Obituary: Jean M. Cross
Originally Published: April 5, 2019 9:46 p.m.

Jean M. Cross, artist, educator, historian and author, passed away in Prescott Valley, Arizona, at the age of 94 on Monday, April 1, 2019. She was looking forward to her next adventure!

As one of the area’s foremost historians on the history and culture of the Prescott area, Jean’s contributions have left lasting legacies for generations to come. Jean published a book in 2009 through Arcadia Press titled, “Prescott Valley, Images of America.” When Jean was in her eighties, she and her friend, Jerry Munderloh, created the Mining Exhibit and Trail for the Visually Impaired at Prescott Valley’s Fain Park. She received the Community Improvement Award in 2002 and the Heritage Award in 2008 from Prescott Valley’s Chamber of Commerce for her dedication to the area’s heritage preservation.

Jean wrote articles for the Prescott Courier and the Prescott Valley Tribune over several years concerning the historic events, people and landmarks of the area. She teamed with other community leaders to establish the “Old Town Historic District,” also in Prescott Valley and laid down ideas for many trails in the area, including the Glassford Hill Trail. On her 94th birthday she was able to stand at the top of Glassford Hill thanks to the kindness of Town Manager Larry Tarkowski. It was one of her happiest days! Jean was born to Lillian (nee Mahaney) and Lester Cross in upstate Cortland, New York, on Sept 19, 1924. She had an older sister and brother, Nancy and Richard (Dick). She graduated with honors from St. Mary’s High School in 1942 and then obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, also with honors, from Cortland State University of New York (SUNY) in 1946. She belonged to Kappa Delta Pi honorary sorority for 73 years. Jean earned two Master’s degrees: a Master of Fine Arts from Catholic University in Washington, D.C., in 1959 and a Master of Arts in Education from Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York, in 1965. She retired from teaching in the State of New York in 1980. She moved to the Prescott area in 1980, proud of driving a U-Haul by herself across the United States. She had one of the first homes built in Yavapai Hills because of her great interest in all things “Tom Mix.”

Her retirement years were filled traveling the Southwest and with volunteering activities such as: Sharlot Hall Museum (25 years), Arizona Archaeological Society, Prescott Walking Tours, Art Docents, Yavapai Trails Association Board, Prescott National Forest Volunteers, Sacred Heart and St. Germaine Church Choirs, Prescott Valley Historical Society, and Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society. A firm believer in “use it or lose it!” Jean walked every day until a month ago. She was an accomplished wood carver, potter and artist. Her passion for Western and Native American history, culture and art was evidenced in all her surroundings.

Jean never married and had no children, but she is survived by many who loved her: Her nephew, William (Chris) Cross of Peoria and great-nephew Jeremy (Valerie) Cross of Phoenix and their children, Marshall, Avery, and Grace, as well as the Grovenstein Family, Glenn and Darcy and their children, Whitney, Emory, Ezekiel and Lacy and families. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, brother, and nephew, Edward Cross.

A Celebration Of Life Mass will be held at St. Germaine’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., with a luncheon following. (She was one of the oldest members of the parish and on the original building committee.)

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sunrise Funeral Home. Donations can be made to St. Germaine’s Building Fund or St. Jude’s Hospital.

Information provided by survivors.


Cross, Jean M. [MC1965 RIP]

Guestbook: None cited

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JOBIT: Robilotti, Richard V. [MC1965 RIP] 2019-Mar-30




ROBILOTTI—Richard V., a lifelong resident of Greenwich Village, passed away on March 30, 2019 at age 75. Son of Dr. James G. and Theresa Robilotti, Richard was a proud graduate of Manhattan College and earned Master’s Degrees from both the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, and Columbia University, NY. He retired as a Deputy Commissioner for the United States Department of Labor after a 43-year career. The funeral service will be private.


Robilotti, Richard V. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: https://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/nytimes/richard-robilotti-condolences/192033658?cid=full

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Dear John,

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

                    May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Robilotti, Richard V. [MC1965 RIP]

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

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