In Memoriam: Fall 2020

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ALUMNI

Frances Battaglia Kelly ’44, June 21, 2020

Winifred Auburn Miller ’44, Dec. 20, 2019

Rosemary Allen Pisaro ’51, May 19, 2019

Sadie Boyd Chamberlin ’53, May 10, 2020

Paul Van Der Meid ’53, May 27, 2019

Adele Beckwith Edwards ’56, June 26, 2020

Teresa Rizzo ’59, June 27, 2019

Gwendolyn Burdick George ’60, June 4, 2020

William Heaney ’65, April 18, 2020

Nancy Armeli ’70, March 23, 2020

Mary Spagnolo ’70, Aug. 21, 2020

Judith Miller ’71, March 20, 2020

Patsy Robertson ’74, July 19, 2020

Louise Marino Cassella ’75, June 1, 2020

James Feuerstein ’75, May 3, 2020

Karen Kolasinski Lubniewski ’75, Feb. 5, 2020

Thomas Kuhn ’78, July 28, 2020

Sharon Wilber ’78, May 28, 2020

Kerry Gates Kendrot ’82, Nov. 7, 2019

Rohann Tillman Daly ’85, May 6, 2020

Chris Noble ’85, March 31, 2020

Deborah Panter ’89, July 4, 2020

Mary Richards Johnson ’92, July 11, 2020

Jason Maihofer ’00, June 15, 2020

Kelsey Machniak ’15, Jan. 8, 2020

FACULTY

Leonard Moss, retired professor of English, who directed a program on comparative literature and retired in 1989, died May 28, 2020.

Paul Hepler, professor emeritus of art, who taught at Geneseo from 1956 to 2001 and served as the chair of the fine arts department, died July 25, 2020.

Jane Hogan, associate professor emerita of education, who taught at Geneseo from 1982 to 2001, died June 9, 2020. During her tenure, she served as acting associate dean of academic advisement and acting graduate dean, and was the director of the Holcomb School from 1975 to 1978.

William Leyerle, retired lecturer in the department of music, who taught from 1975 to 2008, died June 27, 2020. He taught voice and vocal literature and received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Rose-Marie Chierici, professor emerita of anthropology, died Aug. 14, 2020. She taught from 1994 to 2014 and served as chair of the anthropology department. She was also the co-founder of Haiti Outreach Pwoje Espwa (H.O.P.E.), an organization focused on promoting social justice and development in Haiti.

Author: geneseoscene

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