Robert E. McCann ’54, Seven Valleys,
retired from teaching English at William
Penn H.S., in New Castle, Del., in June 1985.
He went on to teach at York College
and proof documents at York Steno. He
retired in 1997.
Harriet (Kohlbrenner) Kuberski ’63,
Chadds Ford, met with other ’63 grads for
a wine and painting session in Glen Mills,
Pa., in August. Joining the ladies was
Brook Kuberski ’19.
Richard Frerichs ’64 was inducted
into the Pottstown School District
Alumni Wall of Honor and awarded the
Pennsylvania School Board’s Association
Allwein Advocacy Award.
Jay Sensenig ’64, Grayslate, Ill., and wife
Emilie celebrated their 50th wedding
anniversary on 8/12/16. They have had
many adventures, including living and
working in various places around the
world such as Venezuela, Mexico City
Ralph Singer ’66, Cornelia, Ga., retired
and teaches two graduate online courses
and serves on master’s- and doctoratelevel
John Selcher ’70, Middletown, published
a book, Becoming an Enthusiastic
Church, in 2007.
Elizabeth (Pinkham) DeMatto ’72,
Langhorne, retired from The College of
New Jersey as an associate director.
Donald Stoy ’72, Lewisberry, was
reappointed to the State Board of Vehicle
Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons
by Governor Tom Wolf. Appointment
was confirmed by the State Senate.
Jeffrey Wolgemuth ’74, Mount Joy, was
hired as a vice president and relationship
manager by Univest Bank and Trust Co. in
their Lancaster County office.
William Sonntag ’79, Arlington, Va., has
been seconded from USEPA to the UN
World Meteorological Organization,
Group on Earth Observations Secretariat
for work with Earth observations
data and statistical support of the UN
Sustainable Development Goals.
Kenneth Cressman ’80, Greensboro, N.C.,
recently retired to devote more time to
his writing. He has published four books
and is currently working on his fifth.
Jane Kostenko ’83, California, Md., was
promoted to Principle Agent Associate
with the University of Maryland
Extension, where she has been a
member of the faculty since 2005,
and teaching nutrition to low-income
audiences. She also manages her
county’s Food Supplement Nutrition
Dean Baker ’85, Lancaster, was promoted
to president of Intelligence Printing
Company in Lancaster.
Janice McCracken ’86, Harleysville, is the
CFO of QNB Bank and was featured in
Philadelphia Business Journal’s
9/16/16 edition as a “Woman to Watch”
Amy Randolph ’86, Harrisburg, retired
after being employed as a geologist for
over 30 years with the Commonwealth
Rachel (Isaacson) Cooke ’91, Alexandria,
Va., accepted the position of U.S. Consul
General at the U.S. Consulate General in
Perth, Australia. She is a career diplomat
with 15 years in the U.S. Foreign Service.
Lori Dierolf ’91, Millersville, accepted
a position as an adjunct instructor at
Northampton Community College in
their health and safety department. She
also started her own business, called
Open Door Training & Development,
focusing on leadership and healthcare
Virginia Sassani ’91, Bellevue, moved to
Pittsburgh and works at AAA East Central
as an Auto Club Branch Specialist.
Matthew Ritter ’92, Fairfax, Va., is a
broadcast meteorologist and weather
blogger for the WTOP-FM/NBC4
partnership in Washington, D.C.
Camille Hopkins ’93, Lancaster, received
the designation of Distinguished
Principal by the Pennsylvania
Department of Education and the
National Institute for School Leadership.
Jonathan Rothermel ’95, Wellsboro,
was promoted to associate professor of
political science at Mansfield University
Jennifer Strobel ’95, Hummelstown, is
the Vice President of Human Resources
for Flagger Force Traffic Control Services.
She was recognized by the Associated
Builders and Constructors Eastern
Pennsylvania Chapter as the 2016
Woman of the Year.
John Cooke ’96, received his Ed.D.
in educational leadership and
management. He currently serves
as president of Monsignor Bonner &
Archbishop Prendergast Catholic
Joseph Wowk ’97, Lehighton, Pa., was
promoted to Vice President of Offline
Media for Dealer World, LLC.
Shelby Cunningham ’97, Lancaster,
received her doctoral degree in
education leadership management and
policy from Seton Hall University in May 2016.
She is now an administrator with
the School District of Lancaster.
Anthony Brown ’98, Marysville, received
a degree from North Carolina State in
Michael Trout ’99, Lancaster, was hired
as a vice president and relationship
manager by Univest Bank and Trust Co.
in their Lancaster County office.
Jeffrey Ratcliffe ’01, Abington, accepted
a position as a featured analyst of CBS
Sports Network’s NFL pregame show.
Matthew Peitzman ’02, Telford, attended
a 5-day institute on teaching and
building an electric guitar with 10 other
Nicole Brewer ’05 and Justin Drabick ’04,
Philadelphia, work together as a reporter
and meteorologist for CBS3.
Jon Leeking ’06, Rehoboth Beach, Del.,
moved to Delaware in fall 2013 to help
organize/start the Practical Nursing
Program at the Owens (Georgetown)
Delaware Campus of DTCC. He recently
had a successful site survey/accreditation
from the Accreditation Commission for
Education in Nursing and was granted
an initial 5-year accreditation.
Michael Albright ’06, Marshall, Minn.,
accepted a tenure-track position as
an assistant professor of English at
Southwest Minnesota State University.
Heather Bauscher ’10, Sitka, Alaska,
was a featured artist at an art show
this past summer.
Nathaniel Wardle ’10, Mechanicsburg,
has accepted the position as an
Emergency Preparedness Public
Information Officer with the Bureau
of Public Health Preparedness at the
Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Jason Tabor ’10, Lancaster, accepted the
position of Communications Director at
the Boys and Girls Club in Lancaster.
Jeremy Young ’12, Lancaster, accepted
the position of community and economic
development manager for the Lancaster
Jordan Ott ’13, ‘14M, Lancaster, works
at Lebanon Valley College as Assistant
Director of Annual Giving and also
recently got engaged.
Shane McQuaid ’14, Millerstown,
accepted a position with the
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.
Alexis Sargent ‘68 and Julio Chavez, 6/16/16.
Angela Bopp ’87 and Berkeley Martin, 6/24/16.
Rasheed Boatright ’95 and Jamarr King, 1/30/16.
Brian Hughes ’97 and Abbe Chapman, 10/1/16.
Tyarra Browning ’09 and Zachary Toomey, 7/9/16.
Samantha Campbell ’11 and Michael Piccinino ’10, 4/30/16.
Emily Birks ’13 and Robert Bechtel ’11, 4/16/16.
Margret Wilson ’14 and Robert Granzow ’14, 6/4/16.
Jacquelyn (Sell) Brensinger ’01 and
husband Brian, a son,
Robert Roy III, 1/31/16.
Mike Craney ’03 and wife Kiersten,
a son, Maxwell Arthur, 7/2/16.
Abbey (Wagner) Miles ’03 and
husband Brian ’04, a daughter,
Hannah Faith, 7/31/16.
Doris Jean Batturs, Lebanon, died 7/11/16,
at the age of 83.
Shirley Bear (Staff), Lancaster, died
6/6/16, at the age of 88. She worked
for over 20 years as an administrative
assistant at Millersville University,
retiring in 1991.
Joan Godfrey (Faculty), Lancaster, died
11/6/16, at the age of 79. She was a
public health nurse and helped start the
nursing program at Millersville.
Barbara Porter, Pittsburgh, died 9/29/16,
at the age of 70. She was the wife of
Ron Porter ’67 and employed as the
Assistant Dean of Graduate School of
Public and International Affairs at the
University of Pittsburgh.
June Thumma (Staff), Vero Beach, Fla.,
died 10/2/16, at the age of 93. She was
employed as an executive secretary for
the Vice President of Administration at
Millersville from 1966 until her retirement
Genevieve (Boyer) Crapper ’40, Lancaster,
died 7/27/16, at the age of 97. She worked
in education for 26 years.
Elmer Bodie Jr. ’48, Wrightsville, died
6/4/15. He served in the Air Force and
taught in the York City School District
until he retired in 1977.
James Breitegan ’49, Lancaster, died
10/6/16. He served in the Marine Corps
with the 2nd Marine Division. He was
employed for 35 years by the School
District of Lancaster as a teacher and
Richard Hacker ’49, Potomca, Md., died
8/28/16, at the age of 90. When he was a
student at Millersville, he was the Editorin-
Chief of the “Snapper.” He served in
the Amphibious Force and the United
States Naval Reserve.
Daniel Sopchan ’52, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.,
died 5/30/15, at the age of 94. He was a
communicant of St. Gregory Orthodox
Church, where he served several years as
warden, financial secretary and
Frederick Edward Willing III ’52, Ivyland,
died 2/14/15, at the age of 87. He taught
chemistry at Pennsbury High School for
over 30 years, where he also served as
chair of the science department.
Janis Sloka III ’57, Elizabethtown, died
5/18/16, at the age of 82. He worked for
the Pennsylvania Department of Labor
and Industry for his entire career.
Stanley David Deen ’59, Lancaster, died
7/22/16. He was an English teacher and
theatre director at Penn Manor and then
Garden Spot High school until retiring
Jeanee (Swartz) Gruver ’59,
Chambersburg, died 4/28/16, at the age
of 79. She was an eighth-grade English
teacher from the Chambersburg Area
School District until her retirement.
William Strickler ’60, Wyomissing,
died 2/18/16, at the age of 84. He was
employed at Mount Penn High School for
30 years, where he was a math teacher
and girls’ basketball coach.
Ruth Longer ‘61, Hollidaysburg, died
7/19/15, at the age of 88. She was a firstgrade
teacher and also worked for the
IU8 until her retirement.
Jeanette (Seifert) Fiorentino ’64,
Pittsburgh, died 12/28/15, at the age of 98.
She was a school nurse in the Dover
Area School system until her retirement.
James Lenox ’64, Island Heights, N.J.,
died 6/4/16, at the age of 76. He was
a teacher, principal, educator and
administrator during a 30-year career at
the Marie H. Katzenbach School for
Barbara Hess Reinbrecht ’64, Warminster,
died 6/23/16, at the age of 74. In the
1970s she taught first grade in Japan
and moved back to Pennsylvania in 1980
and developed Reinbrecht Associates
Business until she retired in 2014.
Donald Testa ’64, Pottstown, died
4/19/16, at the age of 74. He was a high
school teacher for 38 years for the
Philadelphia School District. He also
coached football at Lincoln High School
for 20 years until retiring.
Quintelle Yvonne Miller ’66, Edgewater
Park, N.J., died 3/25/08, at the age of 65.
She was employed as a nursing
supervisor at Cooper Hospital in
Camden, N.J., and then as a nurse for
the School District of Philadelphia.
Thomas F. Rothwell ’66, Elizabethtown,
died 10/15/15, at the age of 76. He was
a teacher for the School District of
Lancaster for 30 years until
James Cognato ’70, Norristown, died
2/4/16, at the age of 67. He taught at
Paul V. Fly Elementary School and then
as a comptroller at Zummo Hardware.
William McIntosh ’72, Myersville, Md.,
died 3/28/16, at the age of 66. He was a
high school teacher and football coach,
receiving many accolades for both.
Linda Marshall Thompson ’72, Delta,
died 1/4/15, at the age of 64. She was
a teacher for the Red Lion Area
Andre Lewis ‘73, Philadelphia, died
5/26/16, at the age of 66. He was a
teacher, social worker and counselor in
Philadelphia. Andre was described as a
humanitarian who volunteered his time
to those in need.
Andrew Steinman ’08, Newark, Del.,
died 10/5/16, at the age of 30. He was
employed as a Safety Manager for
Chelten House Products, Inc., of Logan
Qwan Lewis ’15, Hatfield, died 8/21/16, at
the age of 23. He studied broadcasting
and communications at Millersville.