Family Memorials

Our thoughts and prayers are with

 

January 2023:

 

  • the Matalas Family and the Class of 1970 on the passing of David Matalas '70. He is survived by many including his alumni cousins Jan Panasewicz '68 and Charmaine Robinson '70 and his former wife Janet Dupuis Matalas "69.

 

  • Karen Diener Taskonis '67 and her family on the passing of her husband Rich Taskonis.

 

  • the Streblow and Tondryk Families and the Class of 1965 on the passing of Catherine Tondryk Streblow '65.

 

  • the Gallo family and the Class of '63 on the passing of Orlando Gallo '63. He is survived by many including his alumni brother, Gilbert '65.

 

  • Michelle Miletta Blaziewske '72 on the passing of her dear husband Thomas Blaziewske. In addition to his wife, Tom is survived by his five children and seven grandchildren, which includes his alumni son Michael '99.

 

  • the Zerovec Family and the Class of 1968 on the passing of Gary Zerovec '68. In addition to his wife Lynn, he is survived by many including his Alumni brother Jack '61 and his extended family Edward Lusigan '63 and Bonnie Lusignan Hoag '60.

 

  • the Fliess Family on the passing of Jean Fliess. She is survived by many including her Alumni children Lawrence '66, Patricia '67 (Richard '66) Kaminski, Joseph '69, Timothy '70 and Irene '72 Rossi.

 

  • the Nienhaus and Miller Families and the Class of 1957 on the passing of Carol Nienhaus Miller '57.

 

December 2022:

 

  • the Richards Family on the passing of Ginger Richards. She is survived by many including her children Nancy '68, Peter '73, John, and Mike '85. She was preceded in death by her alumni son James '71.

 

  • the Tyunaitis Family and the Class of ‘68 on the sudden passing of Sandy Tyunaitis ‘68. Her Alumni survivors include her brother Ron ‘64 and her nephews Aaron ‘03 and Jared ‘01

 

  •  the Simons Family and the Class of 1960 on the passing of Walter Simons ‘60.

 

  • the LaMacchia Family and the Class of '66 on the passing of E Franz LaMacchia '66. His Alumni survivors include his siblings Mary Karnes '55, Bill '60, Patty Constant '63 and Rob '68. He was preceded in death by his brother Eugene'53 and Eugene's wife Anita '55.

 

  • the Costabile Family on the passing of Ronnie Costabile. He is survived by many including his Alumni siblings Sylvester Costabile '68 and Julie Frank '70.

 

  • the Taube Family and the Class of '61 on the passing of Mark Taube '61. He is survived by many including his alumni sister Janis. '66

 

  • the Simo Family on the passing of Gregory "Sid" Simo. He is survived by many including  his Alumni siblings Patricia '66, Paul '67 and Pete '71.

 

  • Gloria Ridolfi DeAngelis Peterson '59 and her family on the passing of her son Robert DeAngelis. He was preceded in death by his Alumni uncle Augie Ridolfi '61.

 

November 2022:

 

  • Janet Liggett VanKammen ‘65 on the passing of her husband Glen VanKammen. He is also survived by his sister in law Jeanne Liggett Wrixton ‘66

 

  • the Greco Family on the passing of Jerald F. Greco Sr. Jerry is survived by many including his Alumni children Laura Fiorini'82, Lisa Sanders'85, and son-in-law David Fiorini '82.

 

  • the Walden Family and the Class of ‘70 on the passing of Kathy Walden '70. She is survived by many including her Alumni siblings David (Sonny) ‘71 and Char ‘72 and her significant other, Ralph Arneson ‘64.

 

  • the Mich Family and St Mary's Class of '58 on the passing of Tony Mich. He is survived by many including his Alumni siblings Lee '62 and Rita '66. He was predeceased by his Alumni siblings Ed ‘55 and John ‘64.

 

  • the Caira Family and the Class of ‘71 on the passing of Reno Caira. He is survived by many including his siblings Lena ‘66 and Anthony ‘75.

 

  • the Gram Family on the passing of Judy Gram. She is survived by many including her Alumni children Raymond ‘79 and Anne ‘83

 

 

October 2022:

 

  • Eugene '65 and Terry Crosetto ‘65 Potente on the loss of their son, Giancarlo Potente.

 

  • Bernice Carlino Lecce '65 and her family as she mourns the loss of her husband Stanley Lecce. Stan is survived by many including his Alumni grandson Caiden '22.

 

  • the Gregorin Family on the passing of Ginny Gregorin McConnell. She is survived by her Alumni children Richard '64 and Mary Lee '72.

 

  • the Duba family on the loss of Violet Duba. She is survived by many including her Alumni children Richard '69 and Diane '70.

 

  • the Fliess family on the passing of St Mary's graduate Thomas Fliess Sr. '53.

 

  • Beverly Wegner Sorensen '67 and her family as she mourns the loss of her husband William Randall Sorensen.

 

  • the Fischer Family on the loss of St Mary’s graduate Thomas Fischer ‘57. Tom had a long successful career in the field of Education, including teaching and coaching at St Joes from ‘61-‘64. He is survived by many including his Alumni brother Robert ‘56.

 

  • Sheila Whiteside Wiesztort ‘67 on the passing of her dear husband Rudy Wiesztort ‘67. He is survived by many including his Alumni sister Sophie ‘65 and Alumni grandson Elliot ‘18. Rest In Peace Rudy.

 

  • the Family of Judith Raymond Johnson. She is survived by many including her Alumni siblings Gene '61 and Patricia '67.

 

  • the Pine and Thomas Families and the Class of '60 on the passing of Donna Thomas '60.  She was predeceased by her sister Gloria Thomas '62.

 

  • the Nehls Family and the Class of '74 on the passing of James Nehls '74.

 

  • the Vranak Family and St Mary's Class of '56 on the passing of Nancy Vranak '56. She was predeceased by her brothers John '63 and Chris '71.

 

  • the Larsen Family on the passing of Helen Larsen at the age of 103. Helen is survived by many including her Alumni children John '65, Ruth '68, Jeffrey '79 and daughter in law Deborah Larsen '68, along with Alumni grand daughter Jennifer A. Larsen '92. She was preceded in death by her loving son Ray '68.

 

  • the Werwie Family on the passing of Mary Ellen Werwie. She is survived by many including her Alumni children John ‘68, Vicki ‘70, And Judy ‘72 (Paul ‘71)

 

  • Beverly Wegner Sorensen '67 and her family as she mourns the loss of her husband William Randall Sorensen.

 

September 2022:

 

  • the Fliess family on the passing of St Mary's graduate Thomas Fliess Sr. '53.

 

  • the Duba family on the loss of Violet Duba. She is survived by many including her Alumni children Richard '69 and Diane '70.

 

  • the Wagner Family and the Class of ‘71 as they mourn the loss of William Wagner ‘71. He is survived by many including his Alumni sister Mary ‘73.

 

  • the Ryshkus Family and the Class of '66 on the passing of Les Ryshkus '66. He is survived by many including his Alumni brother Lee '62.

 

  • the Class of ‘73 and the Jilk Family on the passing of Robert Jilk ‘73. He was preceded in death by his Alumni brother Ronald ‘76.

 

  • the LoCicero Family on the passing of Guy LoCicero. He is survived by many including his Alumni wife Nancy '62, brother Jay '77, daughter Mary Lynn ‘83 and step granchildren Kendall '12 and Rebecca '15 Bonnin. He was preceded in death by his Alumni brother in law Rev Jan Kieliszewski '65.

 

  • Marty Cicchini and the Cicchini Family and the Class of '69 on the passing of Vincent Cicchini '69.

 

  • the Vaccarella Family on the passing of Gertrude Vaccarella. She is survived by many including her Alumni daughter Marie ‘64.

 

  • the Schauer Family and the Class of ‘59 on the passing of Joseph Schauer ‘59. He is survived by many including his Alumni sisters Marilyn ‘63 and Harriette ‘67.

 

  • Alumni Association Member Linda Lukosaitis Jacobson ‘68 and her family on the passing of her mother Eleanor Lukosaitis.

 

  • the Johnson Family and the Class of ‘67 on the passing of Alumni Association Member James Johnson ‘67. He is survived by many including his Alumni sibling Mary ‘68.

 

  • the Slagoski, Roemer and Jurca Familes and the Class of 1958 on the passing of Jean Slagoski ‘58. She is survived by many including her Alumni twin sister Jane ‘58 and nieces Dawn ‘80 and Sally ‘82. She was preceded in death by her husband Jim ‘58.

 

  • the Luciani family on the passing of Beverly Luciani. She is survived by many including her Alumni children Mary Jo '72 and Michael '76. She was preceded in death by her son Lawrence '68.

 

  • Joan Michelli Henningfeld '83 on the loss of her husband Michael Henningfeld. He is survived by many, including, in addition to his wife, Alumni Michael Michelli '78 and Debbie Michelli Tyson "76.

 

August 2022:

 

  • the Lindl Family as they mourn the loss of Alma Lindl. Alma leaves a wonderful legacy and is survived by many including her Alumni children Tom ‘68, Mary Jo ‘69, Joseph ‘71, Nancy ‘73 and Amy ‘77. Rest In Peace dear Alma.

 

  • the Roegge and Pitsch families on the sudden passing of Rita Pitsch Roegge. She is survived by many including her Alumni sibling Mary Pitsch Denig '62.

 

  • the DeMarco Family and the Class of '69 as we mourn the loss of Gloria DeMarco '69. Gloria is survived by many including her Alumni siblings Barbara '66, Liz '67, John '75 and Bill '79.

 

  • John '66 and Iris Leuck and their family as they mourn the loss of their daughter Susan Leuck.

 

  • the Frye and Putrynski Familes and the Class of '67 on the passing of Margaret Nancy Frye Putrynski. '67. She is survived by her Alumni brother Deacon Patrick '63. She was predeceased by three siblings including Alumni Paula '70.

 

  • the Zahn Family on the passing of Esther Zahn. She is survived by many including her Alumni children Alan '76 and Earl '78.

 

  • the Class of '60 and the Family and Friends of Dennis Porcaro '60.

 

July 2022:

  • the Schmidt Family and the Class of '74 on the passing of Kristine Schmidt '74. She is survived by many including her alumni sister Kerry '89.

 

  • the Tomaszewski and Koprovic Families and the Class of '07 on the passing of Brooke Tomaszewski Koprovic '07.

 

  • the Madrigrano Family and the Class of '68 as they mourn the loss of Glenn Madrigrano '68. In addition to his wife Barb and children Mia and Glenn and their families, he is survived by his siblings Eugene Brookhouse, Joe '65, Mary Joy '70, Karen '73, Gene '78 and Daniel.

 

  • the Wagner Family on the passing of Bill Wagner '63 in Seattle, Washington on July 5th. In addition to his wife Elicia, Bill is survived by his Alumni sister Catherine Wagner Wamboldt '66.

 

  • the Kappus Family and the Class of '83 on the passing of Jeffrey Kappus '83 in April. He is survived by his Alumni siblings Paul '84 and Kristine '86. His Alumni father Fred '61 predeceased him.

 

  • the Family of Lawrence Otter '59 and the Class of '59 on his recent passing.

 

  • the Morehouse Family and the Class of ‘59 on the passing of John Morehouse '59.

 

  • the Fedyzkowski Family on the passing of Ralph Fedyzkowski. He is survived by many including his Alumni siblings Thomas '63 and Janice '65. He was preceded in death by his Alumni sister Leslie '69.

 

  • the Gallo and Soule Families and the Class of '62 on the passing of Maria Gallo Soule '62.

 

  • Paul Fredericksen ‘65 passed away at the end of March. No obituary is available. Our thoughts and prayers are with his Family and the Class of ‘65.

 

  • the Lanctot Family on the passing of Lawrence Lanctot. He is survived by many including his sister Sandra '60 and his sister-in-law Kathie Lanctot '67.

 

  • the Barbieri Family on the passing of Luigi Barbieri. He is survived by many including his Alumni daughters, Rosanna '82, Lisa '87 and Carmela 93, and granddaughter Jessica Molinaro '05.

 

June 2022:

 

  • Deacon Jim Francois on the loss of his dear wife, Judy Francois. Our deepest sympathies to the entire Francois Family. Pat '76, Mike '77, Tom '78, Andrea '81, John '82, Julie '84, Paul '88, Dan '90 and Brian '93. Judy was preceded in death by her children Peter '86 and Suzanne. She is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren

 

  • the Pontillo family on the passing of Violet Pontillo. She is survived by many including her Alumni son-in-law Michael Cyzak '77, and her Alumni grandsons, Michael '01 and David '05 Cyzak.

 

  • the Cibrario family on the passing of John Cibrario. He is survived by many including his Alumni brother Dominic '59 and Alumni son Jeff '81. He was preceded in death by his Alumni brother William '66.

 

  • the McGonegle Family on the passing of Ralph "Bud" McGonegle ‘67.

 

May 2022:

 

  • the Radigan Family as they mourn the loss of Ann Radigan. She is survived by many including her loving husband of 52 years, Mike Radigan '66 and her best friend Angela Gemignani '61

 

  • The St. Joseph Catholic Academy athletic department is deeply saddened by and is mourning the loss of our Girls’ Tennis Head Coach Nony Schwartz, who passed away last week.

    Coach Schwartz was a well-respected tennis coach throughout southeastern Wisconsin. At SJCA, he was instrumental in the development and management of the successful Girls’ Tennis program over the past several years. During his tenure at SJCA, Coach Schwartz coached multiple individual state championships, a WIAA Division II state runner-up team and was named the 2017 WIAA Division 2 Coach of the Year. Beyond his success on the court, Coach Schwartz was beloved by those that he coached and worked with and had a bright personality that positively impacted those around him.

 

  • the Organist Family on the passing of John Organist. He is survived by many including his Alumni sister Marie '61.

 

  • the Poltrock Family and the Class of ‘68 on the passing of Kerry Poltrock ‘68. He will be missed by many.

 

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with the Becker Family and the Class of ‘59 on the loss of John Becker ‘59. He is survived by many including his Alumni siblings James ‘65 (Linda ‘66), Rudy ‘62 (Jeannie ‘62) and Donald ‘68.  John was predeceased by his loving wife Bonny Anderson Becker ‘59.

 

April 2022:

 

 

  • the Chianelli and Bachar Families and the Class of ‘68 on the passing of Diane Chianelli Bachar ‘68. She will be missed by many. Rest In Peace Diane.

 

  • the Family of Pamela Quinn Wipfli as they mourn her passing. Pam was a member of the Class of '69.

 

  • the Swanson and Kaminski Families and the Class of '79 on the passing of Kathy Swanson Kaminski '79. She is survived by many including her Alumni sisters Rosemarie '67 and Karen '77.

 

  • the Greco Family and the Class of ‘86 on the passing of  C Michael Greco '86. He is survived by many including his Alumni sisters Camille ‘84, Maureen ‘91, and Meaghan ‘88.

 

  • the Bahr Family on the passing of Elaine Bahr. She is survived by many including her Alumni children Judith ‘66, David 68, Dale ‘72, Candace ‘74, Jeanne ‘78 and Daniel ‘82

 

  • Jennifer Fasci Trecroci '68 on the passing of her husband Frank Trecroci. Frank was a member of the Class of '62.

 

  • the Tunkieicz Family and the Class of '71 on the passing of Gary Tunkieicz '71. He is survived by many including his Alumni siblings Kathleen '75, Debra '77 and Richard '82. He was preceded in death by his alumni sibling Karen '75.

 

  • the Werner family on the passing of Mary Ellen Werner. She is survived by many including her Alumni children Mary Beth '65, William C Werner '68, John '74, and Thomas '79.

 

  • the Salo and Mulligan Families as they mourn the loss of Alumni Association Member Suzette Mulligan Salo ‘68. She is survived by many including her Alumni siblings Marie ‘65, Patrick ‘72 and Sean ‘86.

 

  • the Crewe Family on the passing of Tim Crewe who was a member of the Class of ‘79. He is survived by many including his Alumni siblings Mary '71, Elizabeth '72, David '74, Sara '76 and John '85.

 

March 2022:

 

  • the Jurvis Family as they mourn the loss of Rick Jurvis, who was a member of the Class of '77. He is survived by many including his alumni siblings Bobbi '67, Rock '70 and Jeff '79 (Natalie '79).

 

  • the Durbin and Gilles Families and the Class of ‘70 on the passing of Patricia Durbin Gilles ‘70. She is survived by many including her Alumni siblings Catherine ‘67 and Paulette ‘68.

 

  • the Murphy and Bailey Families and the Class of '69 on the passing of Sheila Murphy Bailey '69. She is survived by many including her Alumni brother Terry '65. She was preceded in death by her Alumni sister Kathleen '61.

 

  • the Lucas and Blasi Families and the Class of ‘88 on the passing of Stephanie Blasi Lucas. In addition to her husband and children, she is survived by many including her Alumni father Richard ‘62 and sister Andrea’91. She was preceded in death by her mother Marie ‘64.

 

  • Jeff Siemion '66 on the passing of his wife Sandra Orth Siemion '67. She is survived by many including her Alumni children Jason '90 and Lisa '91; her brother Dennis '62 and sister-in-law Linda Sturycz '68. She was preceded in death by her sister Darlene '64. Our deepest sympathies to the Class of '67. Rest in Peace Sandy.

 

  • the Adamski Family and the Class of '62 on the passing of Anthony Adamski '62. He is survived by many including his Alumni sister Alicia '65.

 

  • the Walkowski and Schanel Families and the Class of '73 on the passing of Ann Walkowski Schanel '73. She is survived by many including her siblings Lynn '71, Stephan (Anne '78), Mary, Tim '79, and Patty.

 

February 2022:

 

  • the Hunkeler and Matrise Families on the passing of Dolores Hunkeler. She is survived by many including her daughter Wendy, wife of the late Frank Matrise Jr ‘84, and her grandchildren Katie ‘20 and Kyle ‘20

 

  • the Bain family on the passing of Donnalee Bain.  After living in NYC for 21 years, Donnalee moved back to Kenosha in 1999 and became involved in St. Joe’s Spring Musicals, serving as assistant director and acting coach for the productions of “West Side Story” and “Singing in the Rain”. Donna is survived by St. Joe’s Alumni, sister, Kelly Bain (‘84), nephews Christoper Bain (‘01), Dylan Bain (‘00) and Wyatt “Boomer” Bain (‘06), sister-in-law Lisa Moyer Bain (‘76) and long time Board member, brother, Mike Bain.

 

  • the Chaput Families and the Class of ‘70 on the passing of Cynthia Chaput Sweany ‘70. She is survived by many including her Alumni siblings Donald ‘65 and Margaret ‘67 (Donald ‘69).

 

  • the Bain Family on the passing of Tom Bain. Tom is survived by St. Joe’s Alumni, sister, Kelly Bain (‘84), son Christoper Bain (‘01), nephews Dylan Bain (‘00) and Wyatt “Boomer” Bain (‘06), sister-in-law Lisa Moyer Bain (‘76) and long time Board member, brother, Mike Bain. Tom designed and was instrumental in helping to build the SJCA Courtyard Grotto.

 

  • the LaMacchia Family and the Class of '66 on the passing of Patricia LaMacchia '66. Patricia is survived by many including her Alumni son Peter Hopkins '90 and Alumni sister Pam '63.

 

  • the Aiello Family and the Class of '72 as they mourn the loss of John "Jai" Aiello '72. John passed away in Dallas, Texas on February 2, 2022. He is survived by many including his 9 siblings. His alumni survivors include his brother Tom '73 and sister in law Rosemary '72. His sister Rachel also attended St Joes.

 

  • Rita Haebig Morrissey '60 as she mourns the loss of her husband of 53 year, Robert Morrissey '58. He is survived by many including his Alumni sisters Julie Morrissey Arzt '60 and Mary Tower '64. Our deepest sympathies to the Morrissey family and the Class of '58.

 

  • Michelle Serto Basel ‘67 on the passing of her dear husband John Basel. John is also survived by his daughters Amy and Mary and his brother and sister in law Tom ‘73 and Rosemary Serto ‘72 Aiello. Rest In Peace John.

 

  • Patty Shawler Ivy ‘69 on the loss of her dear husband Bill Ivy. Bill taught science and coached basketball at St Joes in the ‘70s

 

  • the Hall and Gittens families on the passing of Mary T Hall. She is survived by her Alumni sister-in-law Mary D Hall '68