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West Catholic High School

In Memoriam

Here, we pay homage to fellow West Alumni who have passed away since January 2022.  We will continue to update this page after each semester. If you wish to submit information on an alumna or alumnus who has recently passed away, please email info@fibromyalgiaconnect.com. Please include name, graduation year, and date of death (if applicable).

Agnes Hughes

Class of 1946

Date of Death: 12/5/2022

Anna Schaabb

Class of 1969

Date of Death: 4/10/2023

Anne Marie Johnston Rafter

Class of 1964

Date of Death: 1/12/2023

Beatrice Deal

Class of 1956

Date of Death: 5/12/2022

Catherine Conway Centofante

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 5/27/2022

Cleveland Bailey

Class of 1975

Date of Death: 1/17/2022

Dennis McCloy

Class of 1969

Date of Death: 8/30/2022

Dorothy Schweikert

Class of 1969

Date of Death: 9/18/2022

Edward Brockson

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 9/21/2022

Ellen Meisner

Class of 1956

Date of Death: 3/8/2022

Francis Corcoran

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 10/15/2022

Gerald Couple

Class of 1960

Date of Death: 7/16/2022

Helen Mellon Uhrik

Class of 1949

Date of Death: 12/26/2022

Howard Gilson

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 5/26/2023

James Haines

Class of 1943

Date of Death: 1/12/2022

Jean DiDonato Poplawski

Class of 1967

Date of Death: 2/2/2022

Joan Donnelly Lynch

Class of 1961

Date of Death: 1/1/2022

John Mitchell

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 7/4/2022

John O'Connell

Class of 1958

Date of Death: 12/6/2022

John Dever 

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 4/17/2023

John O'Kane

Class of 1961

Date of Death: 4/4/2022

Joseph Feeney 

Class of 1952

Date of Death: 6/3/2023

Joseph Molyneaux

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 8/31/2022

Kathleen D'Annunzio McCaffrey

Class of 1964

Date of Death: 2/10/2023

Lawrence Mellon

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 4/8/2023

Maria Kelly

Class of 1941

Date of Death: 4/10/2023

Marjorie O'Donnell Timby

Class of 1944

Date of Death: 4/5/2022

Mary McCullough Kane

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 10/25/2022

Mary Frances Heaney Backe 

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 1/30/2022

Michael Mansfield

Class of 1967

Date of Death: 1/31/2022

Patricia Giovanelli Marchucci 

Class of 1971

Date of Death: 12/8/2022

Regina Kennedy Chrupcala

Class of 1968

Date of Death: 3/29/2023

Rita Duffy Mullen

Class of 1957

Date of Death: 3/18/2022

Robert Dougherty

Class of 1976

Date of Death: 3/26/2022

Rosemary Mooney Brooks 

Class of 1942

Date of Death: 1/12/2022

Stephen Rhoades

Class of 1970

Date of Death: 7/7/2023

Teresa Sweeney Cellucci

Class of 1946

Date of Death: 3/19/2022

Thomas Keane 

Class of 1946

Date of Death: 1/18/2022

Vincent Caton

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 12/30/2022

William Broderick

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 3/9/2022

Albert Melli

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 1/9/2022

Anna Colavechio

Class of 1953

Date of Death: 5/3/2022

Anthony Sproule

Class of 1957

Date of Death: 12/6/2022

Carl Foust

Class of 1947

Date of Death: 11/16/2022

Charles McGlinn

Class of 1960

Date of Death: 9/18/2022

Daniel Ahearn

Class of 1954

Date of Death: 1/26/2023

Donald Parks

Class of 1968

Date of Death: 4/22/2023

Dorothy Gothie McCusker

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 6/20/2022

Edward Buchanan

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 3/1/2022

Frances Orr Westhead

Class of 1958

Date of Death: 12/27/2022

Frank Ward

Class of 1962

Date of Death: 9/24/2022

Grace Drumm Wyatt

Class of 1966

Date of Death: 1/20/2023

Helen Caulfield Steckair 

Class of 1949

Date of Death: 11/1/2022

Hyram Hill

Class of 2016

Date of Death: 1/24/2022

James Dunlap

Class of 1962

Date of Death: 6/10/2022

Jeanne Fitzmaurice 

Class of 1953

Date of Death: 8/17/2022

Joan McHugh Tricone 

Class of 1961

Date of Death: 3/8/2022

John Philippe

Class of 1956

Date of Death: 5/13/2022

John Campbell

Class of 1945

Date of Death: 1/10/2023

John McCormick

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 4/19/2023

John Creedon

Class of 1972

Date of Death: 1/21/2022

Joseph Gallagher

Class of 1946

Date of Death: 3/8/2022

Joseph Riehl

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 10/4/2022

Kathryn Kennedy Kirk

Class of 1960

Date of Death: 4/9/2023

Leonard Gmeiner 

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 4/8/2022

Marianne McConnell McLaughlin

Class of 1959

Date of Death: 11/26/2022

Mary Bennett

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 3/13/2023

Mary Henwood Powers 

Class of 1978

Date of Death: 2/7/2023

Mary Patricia McCafferty Follman

Class of 1955

Date of Death: 8/3/2022

Michael Sweeney

Class of 1953

Date of Death: 9/1/2022

Patricia Cosegrove Sims 

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 10/4/2022

Richard Melli

Class of 1956

Date of Death: 10/26/2022

Rita Jacobi Vasta

Class of 1943

Date of Death: 7/27/2022

Robert Long

Class of 1978

Date of Death: 6/25/2022

Sabina Molloy Callahan

Class of 1955

Date of Death: 1/3/2022

Steven Casale

Class of 1958

Date of Death: 8/29/2022

Theresa Stockman Nickler

Class of 1953

Date of Death: 1/23/2023

Timothy Hickey

Class of 1960

Date of Death: 1/23/2023

William Brown

Class of 1953

Date of Death: 9/18/2022

Yvette Smith 

Class of 1980

Date of Death: 11/8/2022

Amelia Cetrone

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 7/11/2022

Anne Castaldi Powers

Class of 1952

Date of Death: 3/30/2022

Anthony Bove

Class of 1959

Date of Death: 12/7/2022

Catherine Murphy

Class of 1991

Date of Death: 5/15/2022

Clara Herrschaft Silva

Class of 1946

Date of Death: 2/1/2022

David Hansell

Class of 1960

Date of Death: 2/10/2022

Doris Walsh Zurzola

Class of 1955

Date of Death: 10/28/2022

Edward Cullen

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 5/10/2023

Elia LaGrossa Miller

Class of 1960

Date of Death: 6/22/2022

Frances Burns Horan

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 10/10/2022

Frank Familiari

Class of 1974

Date of Death: 3/8/2022

Harry Avon 

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 7/8/2023

Helen Slood Blizzard

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 5/14/2022

James Reiley

Class of 1953

Date of Death: 3/26/2023

James Dowdell

Class of 1969

Date of Death: 2/5/2023

Joan Daly Maxwell

Class of 1960

Date of Death: 3/22/2022

Joan McDonough Sorensen

Class of 1952

Date of Death: 3/14/2023

John Patrick

Class of 1952

Date of Death: 9/13/2022

John Herron

Class of 1946

Date of Death: 9/6/2022

John Clunen

Class of 1959

Date of Death: 7/1/2022

Joseph Mulligan

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 8/29/2022

Joseph Heaney

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 10/29/2022

Judith Stecklair

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 3/15/2023

Kathryn Pfeiffer Kirk

Class of 1959

Date of Death: 4/9/2023

Margaret Meehan Cozzi 

Class of 1959

Date of Death: 2/13/2022

Marita Buckley

Class of 1953

Date of Death: 12/17/2022

Mary King

Class of 1952

Date of Death: 3/28/2022

Mary Anne McGlone Keough

Class of 1969

Date of Death: 2/1/2023

Maureen Nappi 

Class of 1969

Date of Death: 6/21/2023

Michael Proctor

Class of 1955

Date of Death: 9/22/2022

Paul McBlain

Class of 1955

Date of Death: 8/29/2022

Richard Osiecki

Class of 1953

Date of Death: 6/30/2023

Rita Crawford Baldwin

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 3/10/2022

Ronald Hoag

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 8/26/2022

Sandra Wilson Thomas 

Class of 1970

Date of Death: 2/13/2022

Suzanna Mack Reilly

Class of 1958

Date of Death: 9/16/2022

Thomas Lyons

Class of 1940

Date of Death: 3/21/2022

Ursula Henwood Reed 

Class of 1965

Date of Death: 12/18/2022

William Brown

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 1/3/2022

Ann Newell 

Class of 1954

Date of Death: 5/3/2022

Anne Bonnette Kanter 

Class of 1955

Date of Death: 6/21/2022

Basil Randazzo

Class of 1953

Date of Death: 1/24/2022

Catherine Judge McDermond

Class of 1942

Date of Death: 12/26/2022

Clare DiGregorio

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 3/27/2023

Dennis McDonough

Class of 1960

Date of Death: 11/22/2022

Dorothy Donnelly McGill

Class of 1944

Date of Death: 12/16/2022

Edward Coverdale

Class of 1959

Date of Death: 5/13/2023

Elizabeth Welding

Class of 1958

Date of Death: 4/23/2022

Francis Pedicone

Class of 1955

Date of Death: 3/10/2022

George Kweder

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 2/12/2022

Helen Kempski

Class of 1938

Date of Death: 12/26/2022

Helene Kelly DiVito

Class of 1963

Date of Death: 2/1/2023

James Tarpey

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 2/2/2022

Jane Biddle 

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 3/8/2023

Joan McGough Keating

Class of 1956

Date of Death: 12/21/2022

John Mueller

Class of 1949

Date of Death: 1/31/2023

John Quigley

Class of 1949

Date of Death: 12/23/2022

John Lawless

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 2/18/2022

John Kavanaugh

Class of 1959

Date of Death: 1/30/2022

Joseph Miele

Class of 1943

Date of Death: 10/13/2022

Joseph Connelly

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 5/22/2023

Kathleen Tinney Scarpato

Class of 1986

Date of Death: 7/23/2023

Laura McLoughlin McCandless

Class of 1960

Date of Death: 3/22/2022

Margaret Bibby Latch

Class of 1956

Date of Death: 6/1/2022

Marita Louise McGee

Class of 1947

Date of Death: 2/11/2022

Mary Purcell Green

Class of 1950

Date of Death: 3/10/2022

Mary Christella Mitchell

Class of 1955

Date of Death: 2/23/2022

Michael Walsh

Class of 1970

Date of Death: 2/10/ 2022

Natalie Lariccia

Class of 1948

Date of Death: 10/4/2022

Phyllis Falvey Edwards

Class of 1966

Date of Death: 2/21/2022

Richard Uelli

Class of 1963

Date of Death: 4/14/2023

Robert Weeks

Class of 1951

Date of Death: 8/1/2022

Ronald Yadusky

Class of 1949

Date of Death: 6/11/2023

Sara Piccirilli Buonadonna

Class of 1959

Date of Death: 5/13/2022

Teresa McGowan McGettigan

Class of 1963

Date of Death: 1/13/2022

Thomas Carroll

Class of 1946

Date of Death: 2/28/2023

Victor Bozeman

Class of 1979

Date of Death: 5/1/2022

William Broderick

Class of 1959

Date of Death: 2/28/2022