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ALUMNI NEWS

             ANOluTmES                                          1967                          Jeff Whittaker is a high
                                                                                              school science teacher
1960                             1963                           Margaret Brennan              at Granville County (NC)
                                                                continues to serve as a       School. 
Ed Dennison is serving as        James Dissen is a member       historian in Wheeling.
vice chair for Moore County      of the WJU Board of                                          1970
(NC) Public Schools.             Trustees, as well as a         Ann Grigsby volunteers
                                 member of the board            at the International Crane    Sr. Doris Crinkey, CSJ,
Robert Dubs is in                for Highland Hospital          Foundation.                   is a member of the
engineering sales with Air       Companies. He was                                            Congregation of St. Joseph
Control Products, Inc. in        appointed to the Industrial    1968                          in Wheeling.
Ohio.                            Council by WV Gov. Earl Ray
                                 Tomblin.                       Nineteen members of the       Larry Seidl is a real estate
1961                                                            Class of ’68 and some of      appraiser and president of
                                 1964                           their spouses spent the       Seidl Appraisal Services in
Barbara (Lauer) Braden                                          weekend of Sept. 9-10         Maryland. 
retired from UPMC where          Martha (Buckley) Shields       celebrating their 70th
she was a med tech.              is retired from full-time      birthdays at the Rocky Gap    John and Mary (Carroll)
                                 teaching, but still serves as  Resort & Casino just outside  ’72 Shemo are physicians/
James Runkel resides in          a substitute teacher in the    Cumberland, MD. Several       psychiatrists in Virginia.
Colerain, Ohio, and is proud     Philadelphia area.             activities were offered       They both have been
that his twin grandsons are                                     in addition to dinners        named Distinguished Life
sophomores at Wheeling           1966                           on Friday and Saturday        Fellows of the American
Jesuit University.                                              evenings. Several other       Psychiatric Association
                                 John Glaser works for the      classmates wanted to join
1962                             U.S. EPA and is the new        in the celebration, but were  1971
                                 president of the WJU 50        unable to do so because of
Isabel-Lee Malone is a           Year Club.                     family commitments. One       Sr. Kathleen Durkin,
registered drama therapist                                      of the major topics that      CSJ, is a member of the
and board certified trainer in   Sr. Marguerite O’Brien,        weekend was the upcoming      Congregation of St. Joseph
drama therapy. She works         CSJ, is a member of the        50th Class Reunion in June    in Wheeling and is on staff
part-time at the Renfrew         leadership team for the        of 2018.                      at the St. Joseph Retreat
Center for Women and she         Congregation of St. Joseph                                   Center. She received WJU’s
also mentors students in         in Wheeling.                   1969                          Pedro Arrupe Distinguished
alternative drama therapy.                                                                    Alumni Award at the 2016
                                 Marilyn (Manuzak) Spak         Frank and Joyce (Sedney)      Alumni Weekend.
Margaret McLaughlin is           is a retired teacher from      Doherty reside in
a retired professor from         Maryland and continues         Pennsylvania. He is CEO       1972
Ramapo College, NY. She          to be a catechist and CCD      and owner of National
volunteers with the ESL          class volunteer.               Benefit Partners, LLC.        Paula (Scott) Felt retired
program, teaches at a book                                                                    from the Federal Energy
club at a local library, visits                                 Patricia (Trish) Hymel        Regulatory Commission
the sick and transports                                         Gallagher is a pastoral       where she worked for 13
patients to the hospital.                                       associate at Our Lady of      years as a congressional
                                                                Victory Parish (IA).          affairs and dispute
                                                                                              resolution specialist.
                                                                Russell and Julie (Breiner)
                                                                ’70 Keil own and operate      Robert O’Neill is trade
                                                                Keil Estate Company.          association director
                                                                                              for the Manufacturers
                                                                                              Standardization Assoc.

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