1950s

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.

1960s

Harriet Kuberski
Harriet (Kohlbrenner) Kuberski ’63 and a group of fellow ’63 graduates at a paint night.

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

and Europe.

Ralph Singer ’66, Cornelia, Ga., retired

and teaches two graduate online courses

and serves on master’s- and doctoratelevel

examination committees.

1970s

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.

1980s

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

Education project.

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”

in banking.

Amy Randolph ’86, Harrisburg, retired

after being employed as a geologist for

over 30 years with the Commonwealth

of Pennsylvania.

1990s

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

support training.

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
Camille Hopkins ’93

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

of Pennsylvania.

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

High School.

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

May 2012.

Michael Trout ’99, Lancaster, was hired

as a vice president and relationship

manager by Univest Bank and Trust Co.

in their Lancaster County office.

2000s

Matthew Peitzman '02
Matthew Peitzman ’02

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

Millersville graduates.

Nicole Brewer ’05 and Justin Drabick ’04,

Philadelphia, work together as a reporter

Nicole Brewer '05 and Justin Drabick '04
Nicole Brewer ’05 and Justin Drabick ’04

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.

2010s

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.

Boatright-King wedding
Left to right: Evonia Bennett ’93, Rasheeda (Boatright) King ’95, Terri Souders ’97 and Joyce Robinson ‘97

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

City Alliance.

Jordan Ott ’13, ‘14M, Lancaster, works

at Lebanon Valley College as Assistant

Director of Annual Giving and also

recently got engaged.

Tyarra-Toomey wedding
Tyarra-Toomey wedding

Shane McQuaid ’14, Millerstown,

accepted a position with the

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.

MARRIAGES

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.

Left to right: Samantha Seeberger '12, Danielle Dougherty '11, Maid of Honor Cara Phelan '11, Michael Piccinino ’10, Samantha Campbell ’11, Christine Feeser (Heisey) '11, and Emily Seeberger '11
Left to right: Samantha Seeberger ’12, Danielle Dougherty ’11, Maid of Honor Cara Phelan ’11, Michael Piccinino ’10, Samantha Campbell ’11, Christine Feeser (Heisey) ’11, and Emily Seeberger ’11

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.

BIRTHS

Jacquelyn (Sell) Brensinger ’01 and

Birks-Bechtel Wedding
Birks-Bechtel Wedding

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.

Starting back row, left to right: Karen (Armold) Granzow '89, Brian Mundy, Bob Schumacher '14, Kevin Davis '14, Jebediah Musser '14, Randy Berridge '14, Sally Lohr '06, Lori Ann (Garrison) Walmer '92 Masters, Lori Faiola '11, Matthew Bruckner '99, Marilyn Scott Baker '88, Kelly McNelis '13, Brad Bergman '14, Justin Eveler '14, Debra (Garland) Wilson '83. Front row, left to right: Chris Mundy '13, Jennifer Keller '14, Jordan Weller '15, Karly Kosek '14, Margret Wilson '14, Robert Granzow '14, Rita Waugh '17. Not pictured: Leidra (Granzow) Horton '09, Terry (Snyder) Garland '78, Roy Garland II '77, and Roy Garland '53.
Back row, left to right: Karen (Armold) Granzow ’89, Brian Mundy, Bob Schumacher ’14, Kevin Davis ’14, Jebediah Musser ’14, Randy Berridge ’14, Sally Lohr ’06, Lori Ann (Garrison) Walmer ’92 Masters, Lori Faiola ’11, Matthew Bruckner ’99, Marilyn Scott Baker ’88, Kelly McNelis ’13, Brad Bergman ’14, Justin Eveler ’14, Debra (Garland) Wilson ’83.
Front row, left to right: Chris Mundy ’13, Jennifer Keller ’14, Jordan Weller ’15, Karly Kosek ’14, Margret Wilson ’14, Robert Granzow ’14, Rita Waugh ’17.
Not pictured: Leidra (Granzow) Horton ’09, Terry (Snyder) Garland ’78, Roy Garland II ’77, and Roy Garland ’53.

DEATHS

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

in 1983.

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

guidance counselor.

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

choir member.

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

in 1997.

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

the Deaf.

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

his retirement.

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

School District.

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

Township, N.J.

Qwan Lewis ’15, Hatfield, died 8/21/16, at

the age of 23. He studied broadcasting

and communications at Millersville.

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