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JOBIT: Caulfield, Sr. Mary Regina [MC1969 RIP] 2019-Sep-02



Sister Mary Regina Caulfield, S.C.
Posted Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00 am

Sister Mary Regina Caulfield, S.C., who served at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx, died Sept. 2 at Kittay Senior Apartments in the Bronx. She was 90.

Sister Mary Regina was a patient advocate and then director of volunteers and chaplaincy at Lincoln Hospital, 1979-1997. She was associate director of community and public affairs at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, the Bronx, 1997-2007.

She served at Kittay Senior Apartments, the Bronx, 2014-2019, and Mary the Queen Convent, Yonkers, 2011-2014.

Sister Mary Regina was at St. John Vianney, the Bronx, as director of religious education, 1972-1979 and as a teacher, 1971-1972. She taught at Blessed Sacrament, the Bronx, 1965-1971; Elizabeth Seton Academy, Yonkers, 1963-1965; and SS. Peter and Paul, the Bronx, 1952-1958. She also served in the Bahamas.

Born in the Bronx, she entered the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1949 and professed final vows in 1957.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Mount St. Vincent, the Bronx, and a master’s in theology from Manhattan College, the Bronx.

Her sister, Theresa Gilmartin, survives her.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 6 in the Mount St. Vincent Convent Assembly Room. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Yonkers.


Caulfield, Sr. Mary Regina [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

            I believe that Sister received her Master’s in 1969.

                     May She Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Caulfield, Sr. Mary Regina [MC1969 RIP]

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JOBIT: Rahilly, Sr. Virginia [MC1969 RIP] 2019-Aug-28



Sister Virginia Rahilly, R.D.C.
Posted Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00 am

Sister Virginia Rahilly, R.D.C., who taught at Preston High School in the Bronx for 10 years, died Aug. 28 at Cabrini of Westchester in Dobbs Ferry. She was 83.

Sister Virginia was at Preston High School, 1968-1978. She taught at St. Frances de Chantal School, the Bronx, 1962-1968; and St. John’s, Mahopac, 1958-1962.

She served as special education religious education coordinator of the archdiocesan Office of Christian and Family Development, 1973-1979. She also was an assistant professor at Monroe College, the Bronx; a nurse at St. Agnes Hospital, White Plains; administrator at Ferncliff Manor, Yonkers; residential coordinator of Community Resource Center; and assistant director of the Association for the Help of Retarded Children.

She attended Resurrection Elementary and High School in Rye. Sister Virginia entered the Sisters of the Divine Compassion in 1955 and professed final vows in 1963. She was formerly known as Sister Mary Adrian.

She earned a bachelor’s degree from Good Counsel College, White Plains, and master’s degrees from Manhattan College, the Bronx, and the College of St. Rose, Albany. She received her LPN certification from Elizabeth Seton College, Yonkers, and her RN from Pace University, Pleasantville.

Her sister, Jeanne Bolitho, and her cousin, Msgr. Paul Rahilly, survive her.

A Funeral Mass was offered Sept. 4 in the Chapel of the Divine Compassion, White Plains. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery, White Plains.


Rahilly, Sr. Virginia [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

I believe that Sister received her Master’s in 1969.

May She Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Rahilly, Sr. Virginia [MC1969 RIP]

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JOBIT: Brooks, John J. “Jack” [MC1969 RIP] 2019-Sep-01



John J. “Jack” Brooks
1940 – 2019

VERNON – John J. Brooks “Jack,” 78, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. Jack was born in Washington Heights in New York City on Dec. 24, 1940, to the late John J. and Margaret (Gerrity) Brooks. Jack had been a resident in Glenwood since 1990 and prior to that he resided in Ringwood and New York City.

Jack was a graduate of Manhattan College and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1969. Jack is United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a senior systems engineer for IBM in Armonk, N.Y., for many years and later worked as a senior system programmer and contract system programmer for Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark.

Jack was a member of the Wallkill Valley Post 8441 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vernon, and the Sgt. Francis M. Glynn American Legion Post 132, Franklin. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and Project Management Institute.

Jack served his community in multiple facets as a member of the Planning Board, councilman and then deputy mayor of Ringwood. He also served as president of the Ringwood Board of Health and chairman of the Vernon Board of Health.

Jack cherished the time he spent with his family and grandchildren. He was an avid Jets fan, enjoyed model trains, gardening and loved to read.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his beloved wife, Marianne P. (Radigan) Brooks, and a granddaughter, Sierra Doering. Jack is survived by his daughters, Deirdre Doering and her husband, Chad, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., and Colleen Brooks, of Glenwood; his grandchildren, Darion, Hunter and Ethan Doering and Savannah Hernandez; siblings, Kevin Brooks and his wife, Ginny, of Brooklyn, N.Y., Maureen Klette-McCausland and her husband, James, of Staten Island, Sheila Corr, of Mesa, Ariz., and Donal Brooks, of East Orange; and his many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Ferguson -Vernon Funeral Home, 240 Route 94, Vernon, (GPS use 1 Vanderhoof Court). The family will gather at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial service at St. Francis de Sales R.C. Church, 614 Route 517, Vernon. Cremation services are private.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the CJ Foundation for SIDS, HUMC:WFAN Pediatric Center, 30 Prospect Ave. Hackensack, NJ 07601 would be appreciated. For directions and condolences, see http://www.fergusonfuneralhomesnj.com.

Published in The New Jersey Herald on Sept. 6, 2019


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JOBIT: Ramos, Marcy Joseph [MC1969 RIP] 2019-Apr-01



Marcy Joseph Ramos, 71
A very special person, beloved by everyone

Marcy Joseph Ramos, 71, passed away on April 1, 2019, at home.

Marcy graduated from Monsignor Farrell High School. He threw the first touchdown pass at Farrell. He then graduated from Manhattan College. He worked as a self-employed mechanical engineer. Marcy loved playing all sports, and most recently became an avid golfer. He was a voracious reader, especially science fiction. He also loved vacationing at Long Beach Island, and traveling extensively all over the globe. He was a warm, loving and gentle man and a “do-it-yourselfer.” Marcy was a very special person and beloved by everyone.

Marcy is survived by his wife, Nancy; his children, Taryn Ramos and Jessamyn DePaola (Vincent); his stepsons, Adam, Alex and Joseph Lisiewski; a brother, Joseph Ramos (Veronica); a sister, Joan Macaluso (Jack); eight grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and great nephews.

A funeral service will be held at Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home on Friday at 11 a.m. Cremation will be private. Friends may visit on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home
7447 Amboy Rd.
Staten Island, NY 10307
(718) 984-0913

Published in Staten Island Advance on Apr. 3, 2019


Ramos, Marcy Joseph [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

I believe that Marcy is a member of the Class of 1969.

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Ramos, Marcy Joseph [MC1969 RIP]

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

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JOBIT: Whiteside, Richard “Dick” [MC1969 RIP] 2019-Mar-05



Richard (“Dick”) Whiteside
1947 – 2019 Obituary 

Whiteside, Richard (“Dick”) 71, of Glen Allen, Virginia passed away peacefully surrounded by many family members on March 5, 2019 after sustaining injuries in a car accident.

Dick is survived by his loving wife of forty-six years, Kathleen, his daughters Megan Whiteside and Elizabeth Whiteside (Nicolai Shuman), his three granddaughters Mia Vernon, Grant Shuman and Mathilde Shuman and many in-laws, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was born on June 9, 1947 in Pawtucket, R.I., son of the late Edward Jefferson Whiteside and the late Doris (Cardin) Whiteside. He was predeceased by his brother Edward Whiteside and his sister Doreen Whiteside.

A lifelong learner, Dick graduated from St. Raphael Academy in Pawtucket, R.I. He earned a B.A. from Manhattan College and holds two master’s degrees from The Johns Hopkins University. His Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Leadership was conferred by the University of Connecticut.

Throughout his career, Dick worked at various higher education institutions including The Johns Hopkins University, The University of Hartford and Tulane University, before transitioning to consulting work that he did with Royall & Company and EAB. He was considered an expert in higher education enrollment management and belonged to many professional organizations. During his time at Tulane University he was an integral part of the team responsible for bringing the university back after Hurricane Katrina and subsequently became a sought-after speaker in university emergency planning and recovery. Additionally, Dick authored many articles and book chapters on enrollment management.

Dick was a consummate storyteller who believed in the power of the spoken word and was always looking to entertain and include those around him. He put these skills to use professionally by tirelessly dedicating himself to helping colleges and universities manage their enrollments and strengthen their brands. He mentored countless colleagues, family and friends.

Dick cherished his family, especially his three granddaughters, to whom he will always be their beloved “Papa.”

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11AM on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA 23229, followed by a Celebration of Life luncheon. The family would love to gather remembrances of Dick and ask that any stories or pictures be emailed to whitesidememorial@gmail.com. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Richard Whiteside Scholarship Fund at Manhattan College, Manhattan College Development Office, and 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10471.

Published in The Providence Journal on Mar. 16, 2019


Whiteside, Richard “Dick” [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

                I believe that Dick is a member of the Class of 1969.

                                    May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Whiteside, Richard “Dick” [MC1969 RIP]

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JOBIT: Calligan, Br. Jeffrey L. FSC [MC1969 RIP] 2019-Fed-15



Brother Jeffrey L. Calligan FSC
1940 – 2019 Obituary 

Brother Jeffrey L. Calligan, FSC, a De La Salle Christian Brother for 61 years, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on February 15, 2019 in Covington, LA at the age of 79.

Brother was a member of the San Francisco New Orleans District of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. Brother Jeffrey was preceded in death by his parents, Jeffrey P. Calligan and Camile Schaeffer; his sisters, Jacqueline Calligan Freeman and Sr. Camile Calligan, CCVI; his uncle Ferddie Calligan; and his grandparents, Sylvester and Olive Calligan. He is survived by his sister Sandy Calligan Medine, her husband Calvin Medine and their children Tammy Gomez and Jojo Medine; Jacqueline’s son, Michael Freeman; and other relatives, some of which are Haley Kolb; Morgan and Hunter, Kaci and Tyler Gomez; Trista, Duran and Dr. Amber Medine; Helen, John, and Carolyn Rodesta; Ivey, Chris, Mike, Cindy, Giselle, and Clinton Calligan; and Ray Schaevers.

Brother Jeffrey was born on February 5, 1940, in New Orleans, LA. He was given the name Jeffrey L. Calligan, although he was called Dennis by his family and candidates in the junior novitiate. At age 13, Brother Jeffrey entered the De La Salle Christian Brothers’ junior novitiate in Lafayette, LA. He received the habit of the Brothers on September 7, 1958. He pronounced his first vows on September 8, 1959 and made final vows on June 30, 1965. Brother Jeffrey received his undergraduate degree in English In 1963 from St. Michael’s College in Santa Fe, NM. In 1969 he received his MA degree in Theology from Manhattan College in New York, NY.

Brother Jeffrey served in a number of areas as a teacher, principal and spiritual director. He was a teacher at St. Michael’s High School in Santa Fe, NM, St. Paul’s School in Covington, LA and De La Salle High School in New Orleans, LA. In 1978 he became principal of St. Paul’s School, and in 1989 he became principal of De La Salle High School. In addition, Brother Jeffrey was internationally known as a retreat master, Lasallian scholar and formator. In 1987, he attended the Lasallian International Center in Rome, Italy.

He was also an author, contributing to FSC Seminar Publications, Paulist Press Spirituality, St. Mary’s Press, as well as the book John Baptist de La Salle: The Spirituality of Christian Education. He was a faculty member for the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies and Director of the Office of Lasallian Formation for the US/Toronto Region of the Brothers (now the Lasallian region of North America). On two occasions he served as Auxiliary Provincial of the former District of New Orleans-Santa Fe. From 2007 until 2014, he served as a staff member of Lasallian Education Services in Malvern, Australia.

In 2014, he was assigned to the St. Paul’s School’s retirement community in Covington, LA and worked in the school’s Guidance and Religion Departments. Brother Jeffrey will be missed by all the many individuals whose lives he touched: his family, his religious community, alumni, students (both past and present), colleagues and friends.

The Brothers wish to thank Merle Dooley, Gina Hall, the Staff of R and R Health Care, St. Tammany Hospital and the Pontchartrain Guest House for the care they gave Brother Jeffrey in his final months.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on March 22, at 1:30 PM in the Gene Bennett Sports Complex on the St. Paul’s Campus in Covington. Visitations will be held in the lobby of the Sports Complex (new gym) from 12:00 until 1:30 PM. Burial will take place at a later date at the De La Salle Cemetery in Lafayette, LA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Scholarship Fund of De La Salle High School or St. Paul’s School. Arrangements have been entrusted to E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, Covington, LA. Share a memory on the tribute wall at http://www.ejfieldingfh.com.

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Mar. 19 to Mar. 22, 2019


Calligan, Br. Jeffrey L. FSC [MC1969 RIP]

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JOBIT: Calligan, Br. Jeffrey [MC1969 RIP] 2019-Feb-15



R.I.P. Brother Jeffrey Calligan, FSC
Brother Jeffrey Calligan, FSC of the District of San Francisco New Orleans passed away peacefully on February 15, 2019 at the Saint Paul’s Retirement Community, Covington, Louisiana.  He was 79 years old.


Arrangements are to be announced.


Born: 02/05/1940, New Orleans, LA
Entered Juniorate: 08/27/1954, Lafayette, LA
Entered Novitiate: 09/07/1958, Lafayette, LA
Received habit: 09/07/1958, Lafayette, LA
Final vows: 06/30/1965, New Orleans, LA
Education: B.A., College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, 1962; M.A., Theology, Manhattan College, NY, 1969


Calligan, Br. Jeffrey [MC1969 RIP]

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Good Morning All,

Our prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Fellow Jasper, Br. Jeffrey Calligan FSC. ’69 MA., New Orleans. Br. Jeffrey was called home on February 15, 2019. His Community has shared the following Obituary. We pray for Brother Jeffrey, his Community. He will be missed by all those who knew him in his ministry. Thank you. God Bless.

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) 

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