Ursinus Magazine

Class Notes

Wondering what your classmates are up to? Check out the latest class notes.
And if you’d like to share some news of your own, the submit your Class Note form located at bottom of this page makes it easy. We encourage all class notes to have a photo. Please upload one with your submission.  From dinners with alumni friends, births, weddings and impromptu gatherings… feel free to share your photo with the UC alumni community!

Class Notes by Decade

1950  1960  1970  1980  1990  2000  2010

Events

Weddings  Births and Adoptions 

In Memoriam

During the 2022-23 academic year, the Ursinus College campus community experienced the heartbreaking loss of a faculty member, two current students, and a former student. Together, we—along with so many caring members of our extended community—share in this grief and express our deepest sympathies to their family and friends for their unimaginable loss.

Faculty and Staff Our Students Board of Trustees Friends of the College Alumni - 1930 Alumni - 1940 Alumni - 1950 Alumni - 1960

Alumni - 1970 Alumni - 1980 Alumni - 1990 Alumni - 2010


1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

  • John ’85 and Cindy Fessick hosted an event for Ursinus alumni, parents, and friends of the college in August at the Stone Harbor Golf Club.

  • Rick Millward ’80 reports that he will be retiring from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Pilot Bioproduction Facility (PBF) on December 31, 2023, after over 22 years of service. In February 2023, he was inducted into the Order Of Military Medical Merit, the highest honor a civilian can achieve while working in the area of military medicine.

1990s

  • Golf Outing

    Alumni representing the Pi Omega Delta fraternity participated in a second annual charity golf outing at Linfield National to support Motley’s Mission, named for Cliff Motley ’97 to support suicide awareness and prevention.

  • Allison Puff ’91

    Allison Puff ’91 is executive vice president of academic affairs at Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Mo.

2000s

  • Sabir M. Peele

    Sabir Peele ’08, who owns a men’s style and lifestyle business, has partnered with two-time Super Bowl champion Malcolm Jenkins and his Philadelphia-based custom fashion house on a new luxury track suit capsule collection.

  • Dull Wedding

    Walter Paul Dull III ’00 and Diane Elizabeth Deslatte celebrated their nuptials on May 13, 2023, in New Orleans, La.

2010s

Weddings

  • Dull Wedding

    Walter Paul Dull III ’00 and Diane Elizabeth Deslatte celebrated their nuptials on May 13, 2023, in New Orleans, La.

Births and Adoptions

In Memoriam: Faculty and Staff

  • Maria Carosella

    Former staff member Maria R. Carosella died August 11, 2023.

In Memoriam: Our Students

In Memoriam: Board of Trustees

In Memoriam: Friends of the College

  • Ilse (Helfferich) Munzinger, daughter of former President Donald Helfferich, died July 6, 2023.

In Memoriam: Alumni - 1930s

 

In Memoriam: Alumni - 1940s

  • Annabelle (Shober) Saylor ’49 died August 13, 2023.

  • David B. Heller ’44 died July 22, 2023.

  • Frances “Pat” V. (Wilt) Callahan ’43 died May 20, 2023.

  • Jane B. (Brackin) Donnelly ’49 died July 25, 2023.

  • Jean C. (Caton) Johnson ’47, died June 29, 2023.

  • Mary Ann “Manny” (Ballantyne) Porter ’48 died August 19, 2023.

  • Nancy (Landis) Wood ’43 died April 19, 2023.

  • Sally B. (Bartsch) Brouse ’49 died July 10, 2023.

 

In Memoriam: Alumni - 1950s

  • Alvin E. Tobis ’51 died June 16, 2023.

  • Barbara A. (Roeder) Matthews ’53 died August 31, 2023.

  • Doris (Fite) Baum ’52 died June 22, 2023.

  • Emil F. Bretzger ’59 died December 12, 2022.

  • Marguerite “Marge” (Spencer) Galuska ’52 died September 4, 2023.

  • Marianne B. (Borkey) McEuen ’52 died April 9, 2023.

  • Mary Justice Medicus ’51 died April 2, 2023.

  • Robert H. Cauffman Sr. ’58 died July 18, 2023.

  • Rosemarie (Swallick) Rudolph ’57 died October 7, 2022.

  • Wayne E. Pearson ’50 died April 7, 2023.

 

In Memoriam: Alumni - 1960s

  • Barbara (Peterson) Bishop ’61 died May 18, 2023.

  • Carolyn J. (Duff) Fritz ’66 died October 12, 2022.

  • Donald B. Watson ’60 died May 27, 2023.

  • Donald R. Green ’68 died August 9, 2023.

  • Emily (Kelley) Thomas ’62 died July 3, 2023.

  • Jeanne A. (Roosen) Grimsley ’64 died March 31, 2023.

  • Lennard D. Greenbaum ’66 died June 12, 2023.

  • Richard D. Bacchi ’65 died July 15, 2023.

  • Rita C. (Conger) Banning ’61 died April 24, 2023.

  • Susan (Higley) Bray ’63 died June 6, 2023.

  • Valerie M. (Moritz) Smith ’65 died May 18, 2023.

 

In Memoriam: Alumni - 1970s

  • Edward “Ken” Kenneth Pace ’70 died May 27, 2023.

  • James E. Burkholder ’77 (Evening) died June 15, 2023.

  • Janet L. Crawford ’73 died July 17, 2023.

  • Jon C. Baggs ’72 died April 16, 2023.

  • Robert J. Frank ’70 died August 20, 2023.

  • Thomas W. Ousey ’79 died May 19, 2023.

 

In Memoriam: Alumni - 1980s

  • Jill A. Hadley ’80 died June 11, 2023.

 

In Memoriam: Alumni - 1990s

  • Amy (Colistra) Malinowski ’94 died May 23, 2023.

  • Carrie A. Lumi ’94, died June 27, 2023.

  • Samantha K. Caggiano ’96 died May 28, 2023.

 

In Memoriam: Alumni - 2010s

  • Mary O. Lobo ’15 died August 9, 2023.

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