Terrier Volume 78, Number 1 - Spring 2014 - Page 17

Class Notes 1940s Xavier J. Musacchia ’43, Ph.D. recently celebrated his 91st Birthday with a family reunion which included his 18 children and grandchildren. the Finance Club and sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Management and IT Department. 1950s Roy F. Bonner ’51 was recently given the Zachariah Allen Award by Brown University in honor of his commitment and contributions to the College. Neil F. Brogan Jr. ’56 recently enjoyed a minireunion luncheon with John J. Rush ’57, Ph.D., John DeRiso ’55, Robert Little ’56, and Buddy Brogan ’56 in New Hyde Park, NY. He sends his best to his fellow classmates. Peter P. Frisko ’58, OD still practices Optometry in his office in Linwood, NJ. He has three children and five grandchildren. Philip A. Buttling ’59 and George C. Bergleitner, Jr. ’59 recently visited Anthony J. Raimondi ’59 in Woodmere, NY to reminisce about their wonderful years at the College. 1960s James M. O’Kane ’62, Ph.D. recently published his new memoir, Jefferson Avenue Presents 1950s Bedford Stuyvesant: The Gangs, Lives, Loves, and Humor. Robert Abrami ’64 had his play, Similar Journeys, read by SCRIPT2STAGE2SCREEN (S2S2S) in January in Palm Springs, CA. Bob is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America and been living in Palm Springs since 2009. “The play was written in Brooklyn, about Brooklyn, but I had to travel 3,000 miles to see and hear it done by professional actors. It’s been a long haul.” Henry E. Riehl ’64 resides is Colorado and enjoys hunting and fishing in Wyoming. His wife Susan is still a practicing attorney and his oldest son, Matt, is back from Iraq and President of the Wyoming Bar Association. His younger son, Pete, is a Senior Secretary Bond Underwriter in Los Angeles. John McCabe ’65, Michael A. MacIntyre ’97, Dominik Rohe ’97, Michael Lobosco ’82, and Srdjan Mihaljevic ’01 recently returned to their Alma Mater as members of a Panel on Finance and Investment Banking, an event organized by General held in Rome. The Pope spoke with the members of the USG for three hours. Franey M. Donovan, Jr. ’68, Director of Alumni Relations Dennis McDermott ’74, Kathleen Kager ’74, Cathy McDermott ’74, Al DiGuido ’78, Vice President of Development Thomas Flood, and Chris DiGuido, as they prepared Easter Baskets for families in need. Peter Bittel ’69 was named Chairman of the Board of Trustees at American International College in Springfield, MA. Bittel is the founder and chairman of The Futures HealthCore, LLC, which provides special education diagnostic, clinical, and program management services. He has more than 35 years of experience in special education, rehabilitation, and developmental disabilities, and is a strong advocate for people with handicapping conditions. James J. Brochu ’69 recently performed his new one-man show, “Character Man” at the Metropolitan Room in New York City. “Character Man” is a salute to the great supporting players of Broadway, filled with backstage stories and personal recollections. Written by Brochu, the show spotlights the work of Jack Gilford, Jackie Gleason, Robert Preston, Zero Mostel, George S. Irving, Cyril Ritchard, Barney Martin, and Brochu’s own mentor, two-time Tony Award winner, David Burns. Paul A. Murphy ’69, Esq. is happy to report that his granddaughter Raquel Lopez is in first grade and lives with Grandpa. 1970s Bro. William Boslet, OSF ’70, Superior General of the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, met Pope Francis during a meeting of the Union of Superiors Alumni John McCabe ’65, Michael A. MacIntyre ’97, Dominik Rohe ’97, Michael Lobosco ’82 and Srdjan Mihaljevic