Tag Archives: MCxfaculty RIP

MOBIT: Vecchio, Alfred [MCxfaculty RIP] 2018-Dec-04

2018-Dec-06

https://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/white-plains/2018/12/05/former-white-plains-mayor-alfred-del-vecchio-dies/2213019002/

Alfred Del Vecchio, White Plains’ longest serving mayor, dies at 95
by Richard Liebson, Rockland/Westchester Journal News
Published 4:00 p.m. ET Dec. 5, 2018 | Updated 4:01 p.m. ET Dec. 5, 2018

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WHITE PLAINS — Alfred Del Vecchio, who led White Plains through what at the time was the second-largest urban renewal program in the country and served as mayor for 18 years, died Tuesday morning. He was 95.

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A former engineering professor at Manhattan College and head of the Mechanical Engineering Department, Del Vecchio’s desk at City Hall was usually buried under blueprints, technical papers and building designs.

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Vecchio, Alfred [MCxfaculty RIP]

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Good Morning All,

From Jasper Jottings, our prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Former Professor, Alfred Del Vecchio.Dr. Del Vecchio, an institution in Manhattan College Engineering, Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department and Mayor of White Plains, N.Y. for 18 years, was called home on December 4, 2018. Some of us remember Professor Del Vecchio well from our time at Manhattan. We pray for him, his Wife of 73 years, Clair, their 7 Children (one of their children predeceased him), 17 Grand Children and 9 Great Grand Children as the Famiky mourn the loss of their loved one. a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Sunday, December 9 at 10:00 AM, Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 920 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, N.Y. The Family have shared the following link for his Obituary and information on Visitation, December 8, 2018. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

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MOBIT: Miele, John Anthony [MCxfaculty RIP] 2018-Apr-28

2018-Apr-28

John Miele’s obit http://www.moserfuneralhome.com/obituary/John-Anthony-Miele/Amissville-Virginia/1793960 retired faculty

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http://www.moserfuneralhome.com/obituary/John-Anthony-Miele/Amissville-Virginia/1793960

JohnAnthonyMiele

March 2, 1924 – April 25, 2018
Born in Brooklyn, NY
Resided in Amissville, Virginia

John Miele, 94, passed away Wednesday morning April 25, 2018, in Warrenton, Virginia. He was born March 2, 1924, in Brooklyn, NY.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Spencer, son, Michael, daughters Alice and Sandy Rae, and grandsons, John and Michael.

John, a former resident of Hopewell Junction, New York, was a proud Navy veteran who served honorably in World War II as a radioman on PT Boat 462 in RON 31, and in the Korean War. He spent many years as a psychology professor at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY, part of that time as Chairman of the Psychology Department.

John was active in following national and foreign affairs from an issue and values standpoint and enjoyed cooking and reading about American history,

Friends may call on Monday, April 30 from 9-10 AM at Moser Funeral Home where services will be held at 10 AM. interment with honors provided by the VFW Post 2524 to follow at Culpeper National Cemetery.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made to PT Boats. Inc. P.O. Box 38070, Germantown, TN, 38183, phone (901)-755-8440 in memory of John Miele.

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Miele, John Anthony [MCxfaculty RIP]

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MOBIT: Harris, Bernard [MCxfaculty RIP] on 2017-Aug-14

2017-Aug-19

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/lohud/obituary.aspx?n=bernard-harris&pid=186397531&fhid=2248

Bernard Harris
Obituary 

Bernard Harris, 89, of Dobbs Ferry, died peacefully on August 14, 2017, surrounded by family. He was born and raised in Manhattan, the son of the late William and Lillian Harris. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Maria, children Lynn, Clifford, Robert (Loretta), Bernie (Phyllis), Peter (Jeannie), Steven (Beth), Barbara (Bob) and William (Kristin); grandchildren Mark (JimmieJo), Lindsay (Jeff), Devin, Michael, Marissa, Jacqueline, Catherine, Johnathan, Tyler and Parker. He is also survived by his great grandchildren Caroline Bea, Avery, Cooper and Logan; brother Phil, sister Fran, and many extended family members. Bernard was predeceased by his first wife, Eleanor Pogeweit, in 1968, brother Al in 1993, and son Richard in 2016. In addition to family, Bernard’s other passions included reading, theater, and opera. He traveled extensively, visiting over 60 countries.

Bernard enjoyed many academic and personal successes in his life. He held a PhD in Engineering from Columbia University. Over a long career he worked for Hudson Labs, Sperry Gyroscope, Polarad, OAS and had his own consulting company, Harris Scientific Services. After retiring from industry, Bernard pursued a career as a Professor of Engineering at Manhattan College for 34 years. He had many publications and held two patents.

The family will receive friends and family on Thurs., Aug. 17, and Fri., Aug. 18, from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Bernard and Maria’s home. A memorial service will be held on October 7, 2017 at the South Presbyterian Church in Dobbs Ferry. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Food Pantry of South Presbyterian Church or your favorite charity.

Published in the The Journal News on Aug. 17, 2017 

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Harris, Bernard [MCxfaculty RIP]

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MOBIT: Pe, Maung Hla [MCxfaculty RIP] on 2017-Jan-21

2017-Jan-30

FROM FACEBOOK

Nancy Harvier Forrester

Dr. Maung Hla Pe passed away Saturday January 21, 2017 at his home in Riverdale, NY. Dr. Pe was 96 years old. He had a brilliant mind, a great talent for teaching and a kind heart. Dr. Pe taught physics to the Pre-Med students and students applying to allied health professions at Manhattan College for many years. He retired in 1990. He will be missed.

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Forrester, Nancy Harvier [MC????]

Pe, Maung Hla [MCxfaculty RIP]

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Dear John,

              I believe that Nancy is a member of the Class of 1991.

         May Doctor Pe Rest In Peace.

                   Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Forrester, Nancy Harvier [MC1991]

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MOBIT: Kassan, Steven I. [MCxfaculty RIP] on 2017-Jan-06

2017-Jan-14

STEVEN I. KASSAN
Obituary

Ocala – Steven I. Kassan, 74, devoted husband of Roberta J. Kassan of Ocala, passed away January 6, 2017 in Ocala, Florida.

Funeral services were held at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida on January 11, 2017.

Steve was born in Queens, NY, on December 12, 1942, to Murray and Ida Kassan. He graduated from East Meadow High School and the State University of New York, in Farmingdale, NY with an Associate Degree in Aircraft Operations.

Steve entered the United States Air Force in November 1962 and completed a distinguished career, retiring after 22 years of service to his country. While in the Air Force, he completed a four year BA degree in Political Science at Syracuse University, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration in Aviation from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

Steve flew 29 combat missions over Vietnam as a B-52D Electronic Warfare Officer. He completed Pilot Training at Moody AFB, GA in July 1968 flying the T-41A, T-37 and T-38. He went on to fly T-29s for the Navigator Training School at Mather AFB, CA. In October 1970, he was assigned to fly the C-130B Tactical Transport with the 772nd and 774th Tactical Airlift Squadrons, Clark AB, Philippines. He flew numerous combat sorties out of Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. He also became an Emergency Action Controller at the 13th Air Force Control Center and flew VIP Transport, in C-47s and C-123s. Upon return from overseas, Steve became an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies, AFROTC, at Manhattan College, NY.

In June 1976, he began flying the C-130E and C-130H with the 61st Tactical Airlift Squadron, Little Rock AFB, AR. His next assignment was to the 322nd Airlift Division as the Chief Controller of the European Airlift Control Center, Ramstein AB, Germany. In April 1980, he was selected to be the MAC representative to the USAFE Readiness Center as Chief of Airlift Readiness. He arrived at McGuire AFB, NJ, in August 1981, where he became a Resource Plans Officer, and in August 1982, he became Chief of Resources Plans. Steve retired as a Command Pilot, with the rank of Major. He completed Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, National Security Management, Academic Instructor School, and Air War College. His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (2), the Air Medal (2) and the Commendation Medal. He accumulated 300 combat flying hours as a Navigator/Electronic Warfare Officer and 300 combat hours as a pilot. He had a total of 5,000 flying hours.

After his military retirement, he worked as an Information Systems Manager for the State of New Jersey, Dept of Human Services, retiring after 20 years of service on April 1, 2005. He continued to fly light general aviation aircraft, obtaining a FAA ATP rating. He also spent a lot of time building two kit airplanes. In 2005, he moved to Leeward Air Ranch in Ocala, FL where he flew for fun.

He is a member of the Quiet Birdmen, Order of Daedalians, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) (including EAA Chapter 216 and 812), Florida Aero Club, Air Force Association (AFA), Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).

He is survived by his wife, Roberta J. Kassan; sons, Mark, Andrew, and David; and grandchildren, Joshua, Breanne, Samantha, Jessica, Lucas, and Ashley.

Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2017

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Kassan, Steven I. [MCxfaculty RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/ocala/steven-i-kassan-condolences/183589702?cid=full

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

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MOBIT: Halpin, Sr. Marion [MCxfaculty RIP] on 2017-Jan-09

2017-Jan-14

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/poughkeepsiejournal/obituary.aspx?n=Marion-Halpin&pid=183569295

Sr. Marion Halpin SC
1917 – 2017
Obituary

Dobbs Ferry – Sr. Marion Halpin, SC (Marion B. Halpin) (1917-2017) died at Cabrini of Westchester, Dobbs Ferry on January 9, 2017. She entered the Sisters of Charity of New York on February 1, 1941. Sr. Marion taught at St. Agnes & St. Patrick, Manhattan; St. Barnabas & Sts. Peter & Paul, Bronx; ministered at New York Foundling Hospital & Catholic Charities Manhattan; College of Mt. St. Vincent, Bronx and St. John the Evangelist Parish, Pawling.

She is survived by her devoted grand niece, Kathy Smaltz, her family and the Sisters of Charity with whom she has shared life for 76 years.

Wake: Jan. 13; 2-6:30pm with prayer vigil at 4:30pm

Mass: Jan. 14 at 10am. Both wake and mass at Mt. St. Vincent Convent, Bronx, NY

Burial: St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of Charity of New York.

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Jan. 12, 2017

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Halpin, Sr. Marion [MCxfaculty RIP]

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

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MOBIT: Mahony, John [MCxfaculty RIP] on 2016-Nov-14

2016-Nov-19

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytimes/obituary.aspx?n=JOHN-MAHONY&pid=182620028

JOHN MAHONY
Obituary

MAHONY—John, passed away in Danbury, CT on November 14, 2016 after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke.

Born in the Bronx on January 15, 1931 to John V. and Mildred G. Mahony, he grew up in Bayside, Queens. John received a BS in Chemistry from St. Johns University, an MS in Chemistry from the University of Connecticut, and a PhD in Nuclear Chemistry from UC, Berkeley.

He taught Chemistry at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for two years and Chemistry and Environmental Engineering at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY for 47 years, retiring at age 83. During his time at the school, John mentored over 100 students in scientific research. He established the John V. and Mildred G. Mahony Medal, awarded to graduating seniors for excellence in research. He created a foundation at Manhattan College specifically for the support of undergraduate research in Environmental Engineering.

John was also a skilled carpenter, and a lover of classical music, art, and literature. He enjoyed playing tennis, and trekking in Chile, Peru, and Nepal.

John is survived by his wife, Susan Matthews, brothers Brian Mahony (Florence) and Kevin Mahony (Mary), nieces TeriAnn Mahony-Miller (Nick) and Erin Mahony (Mark), nephews Breen Mahony (Katie) and Colin Mahony (Katherine), and great-nieces Ella and Charlotte Mahony and Zoe Swarz.

A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held in the Spring of 2017. Donations in his memory may be made to the Regional Hospice Center of Danbury, CT.

Published in The New York Times on Nov. 19, 2016

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Mahony, John [MCxfaculty RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/nytimes/john-mahony-condolences/182620028?cid=full

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JOHN MAHONY

 
Obituary
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MAHONY–John,

passed away in Danbury, CT on November 14, 2016 after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. Born in the Bronx on January 15, 1931 to John V. and Mildred G. Mahony, he grew up in Bayside, Queens. John received a BS in Chemistry from St. Johns University, an MS in Chemistry from the University of Connecticut, and a PhD in Nuclear Chemistry from UC, Berkeley. He taught Chemistry at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for two years and Chemistry and Environmental Engineering at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY for 47 years, retiring at age 83. During his time at the school, John mentored over 100 students in scientific research. He established the John V. and Mildred G. Mahony Medal, awarded to graduating seniors for excellence in research. He created a foundation at Manhattan College specifically for the support of undergraduate research in Environmental Engineering. John was also a skilled carpenter, and a lover of classical music, art, and literature. He enjoyed playing tennis, and trekking in Chile, Peru, and Nepal. John is survived by his wife, Susan Matthews, brothers Brian Mahony (Florence) and Kevin Mahony (Mary), nieces TeriAnn Mahony-Miller (Nick) and Erin Mahony (Mark), nephews Breen Mahony (Katie) and Colin Mahony (Katherine), and great-nieces Ella and Charlotte Mahony and Zoe Swarz. A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held in the Spring of 2017. Donations in his memory may be made to the Regional Hospice Center of Danbury, CT.

Published in The New York Times on Nov. 19, 2016

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