Please remember in your prayers:

+Tambria Spencer, daughter of Lawrence Jackson, Department of Facilities Planning & Management, passed away on December 11, 2018. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Wednesday, December 19th at The First Baptist Church of Glenarden, 3600 Brightseat Road, Glenarder, MD 20706. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM and the service will be from 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM. 

+Meghan Ford, Process Analyst in the Office of the Provost, passed away December 13, 2018. The visitation is Monday (12/17/18) at Candlelight Funeral Home, 1835 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228, from 6:00-7:30 PM, with rosary at 7:30. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday (12/18/18) at 11:00 AM at St. Vincent's Chapel.  Reception to follow in Heritage Hall in O'Connell Hall. The burial is Wednesday (12/19/18) at St. John's Cemetery, 3480 St. John's Lane, Ellicott City, MD at 11:00 AM. Condolences may be sent to Meghan’s mother, Susan Molvik, 8361 Governor Grayson Way, Ellicott City, MD 21043

+Tsegie Girma, mother of Woinishet Negash, Institute for Policy Research, passed away on December 9, 2018.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Woinishet Negash, Institute for Policy Research, McMahon 08, CUA.

+James Goeke-Morey, husband of Marcie Goeke-Morey, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, passed away on December 9, 2018. Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. Marcie Goeke-Morey, 308 O'Boyle Hall, CUA.

+Yeong Beom Syn, father of Dr. Sue Yeon Syn, Associate Professor of the Department of Library and Information Science, who passed away on December 1, 2018 in Korea.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Dr. Syn, Columbus School of Law, Suite 314, CUA.

+Betty Mitchell, aunt of Luz Dullin-Jones, Financial Manager in the Office of Campus Ministry, passed away November 16, 2018. Letters of condolence may be sent to Luz, c/o Campus Ministry Office, B103 Caldwell Hall, CUA.

+Eugene Louis Aronne, CUA alumnus (‘51) and father of Antoinette Kilner, Office of the President, passed away November 4, 2018. Letters of condolence may be sent to Antoinette, Office of the President, Nugent Hall, CUA.

Rev. Jude DeAngelo, O.F.M. Conv.

University Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry


Sr. Marita Callahan, CUA alumna and great aunt of first-year Law School Student Brigid Sawyer, passed away October 20, 2018. She graduated from the School of Nursing with an M.S.N., 1962.

+ John L. Garvey, former Dean and Professor Emeritus of Law at the Columbus School of Law, passed away October 4, 2018. He served the Law School for over forty years, as Ordinary Professor, Associate Dean, and Dean. He received the Benemerenti Medal from Pope St. John Paul II, and retired from teaching in 1999. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on October 11, 2018, at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD 20906, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20906.

+ Lowell Goodman, father-in-law of Petra Goodman, Assistant Dean for Research and Faculty Development, School of Nursing, passed away September 25, 2018. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Oct. 6, 2018, at Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center, 4600 Greenhaven Drive, White Bear, Minnesota 55127. Preceding the funeral, there will be a visitation at 12:30 p.m. at Bradshaw. Letters of condolence may be sent to Petra, 206 Gowan Hall, CUA.

+ Lowell Goodman, father-in-law of Petra Goodman, Assistant Dean for Research and Faculty Development, School of Nursing, passed away September 25, 2018. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Oct. 6, 2018, at Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center, 4600 Greenhaven Drive, White Bear, Minnesota 55127. Preceding the funeral, there will be a visitation at 12:30 p.m. at Bradshaw. Letters of condolence may be sent to Petra, 206 Gowan Hall, CUA.

+ Gerald George Warren, father of Robert Warren, Research Associate, The Busch School of Business, father-in-law of Mary Sheehan Warren, Marketing Lecturer, and grandfather of CUA students Maryclare and Grace Warren, passed away September 20, 2018. The memorial will be held from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Beall Funeral Home, 6512 Crain Highway, Bowie, MD 20715. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 12:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Fields Roman Catholic Church, 1070 Cecil Avenue, Millersville, MD 21108.Letters of condolence may be sent to Robert, 309 McMahon Hall, CUA.

+ Leonor Rodriguez, Custodian, Department of Facilities Administration and Services, passed away September 6, 2018. The viewing will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, from 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m.Thursday morning at Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church, 4001 33rd Street, Mount Rainier, MD 20712. Letters of condolence may be sent to the Power Plant, Room 101, CUA. 

+ Raymond F. Todak, father of Doug Todak, Office Manager, Office of Campus Ministry, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018. Letters of condolence may be sent to Doug, Office of Campus Ministry, B103 Caldwell Hall, CUA.

+ Dorothy "Dot" Coley, Aramark employee who passed away on August 13, 2018. On Wednesday, August 22, friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Marshall-March Funeral Home of DC, 4217 9th Street NW, Washington DC 20011. Interment at Glenwood Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to her children James, April and Crystal Coley c/o Marshall-March Funeral Home.

+ Norma Hinton, mother of Special Police Officer Stephen Brice, Department of Public Safety, passed away recently. The funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Kendall Baptist Church, 3000 Branch Avenue, Hillcrest Heights, MD 20748. There will be a viewing before the service from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Letters of condolence may be sent to SPO Brice, Department of Public Safety, 121 Leahy Hall, CUA.

+ Richard (Dick) Mensi, former Director of Payroll, passed away Aug. 5, 2018. The viewing will be on Aug. 12, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.at Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD 20901. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Aug.13, 2018 at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 7501 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD 20783. A private interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20906.

+ William R. “Bill” Todak, brother of Doug Todak, Office Manager in Campus Ministry, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2018. There will be a small family memorial at a later date. Letters of condolence may be sent to Doug, Office of Campus Ministry, B103 Caldwell Hall, CUA.

+ Margaret Anderson, mother of Kim Gatling, Custodian in Facilities Administration and Services, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018. The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 1625 13th Street, NW Washington DC 20009. There will be a viewing immediately preceding the Service at 10:00 a.m. Letters of condolence may be sent to Kim, 101 Power Plant, CUA.

+ Robert H. Harper, father of Roslynn Scott-Adams, Assistant Dean and Director of Field Education and Professional Development, NCSSS, passed away July 12, 2018. The Funeral Service will be Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at New Home A.M.E. Church, 12310 Washington Square, Waldorf, MD 20601. Visitation will proceed the Service, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Letters of condolence may be sent to Roslynn, NCSSS, 125 Shahan Hall, CUA.

+ Colleen Antoinette Douglas, mother of Antonia Hawkins-Johnson, Accounts Receivable Specialist in the Office of Enrollment Services, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. There will be a visitation on Saturday July 7 at 10:00 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 12:00 p.m. at the Resurrection Church of God in Christ, 3516 18th Street NE, Washington, DC 20018. Letters of condolence may be sent to Antonia Hawkins-Johnson, W200 O'Connell Hall, CUA.

+ Ingeborg Sober, wife of Daniel Sober, Emeritus Professor, Department of Physics, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018.  There will be a public memorial service on July 17, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at the Riderwood Village Chapel, 3110 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904  Reception follows (RSVP to sober@cua.edu). Letters of condolence may be sent to Daniel Sober, 3112 Gracefield Drive, Suite 524, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

+ Morrise Coley, Sr., brother of Sergeant Antonio Coley, Department of Public Safety, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018. There will be a private memorial service on June 30, 2018, at Joint Air Force Base Anacostia-Bolling.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Sgt. Coley, c/o The Department of Public Safety, 121 Leahy Hall, CUA.

+ Bessie Matthews, sister of Geraldine Hayes, Payroll Manager, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018. Visitation will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with the funeral service to follow at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, 1152 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221.  Letters of condolence may be sent to Gerri Hayes, c/o The Payroll Department, 130 Leahy Hall, CUA.

+ Phyllis Ricker, wife of Rick Ricker, Director of Facilities Maintenance and Operations, passed away Monday June 11, 2018.  Plans for a Memorial Service later in the summer are still pending. Letters of condolence may be sent to Rick, c/o Facilities Maintenance and Operations, 200 Power Plant, CUA.

+ Fran M. Galetar, mother of David Galetar, Manager of the Fleet Maintenance Department, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. She was 91 years old. A private family service will be held at a later date. Letters of condolence may be sent to David, c/o Grounds/Fleet Maintenance Building, CUA.

+ Thomas A. Moser, father of Abby Moser, Media Lab Director and Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communication Studies, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018.  A memorial service will be held in Middlebury, Vermont in August. Letters of condolence may be sent to Abby Moser, c/o Media & Communication Studies, B24 Crough Hall, CUA.

+ Darryl S. Gomillion, brother of Lorenzo “Tony” Gomillion, Grounds and Fleet Maintenance, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018.  The funeral service will be held today, Monday, June 11 at 11:00 a.m., preceded by a viewing at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 920 11th Street, N.E., Washington DC 20002. Letters of condolence may be sent to Tony, c/o The Grounds Complex, Facilities Maintenance and Operations, Power Plant 101,CUA.  

+ Samuel John Thomas, III, son of Special Police Officer Samuel Thomas, Jr., Department of Public Safety, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018. The viewing and visitation will take place on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at Alfred Street Baptist Church, 301 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Interment will follow at Mt. Comfort Cemetery, 6600 S Kings Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306. Letters of condolence may be sent to SPO Thomas, Department of Public Safety, 121 Leahy Hall, CUA.  

+ Benjamin E. Corraya, father-in-law of Raymond Rozario, Staff Account, Controller’s Office, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2018 at St. Camillus Catholic Church, 1600 St. Camillus Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20903. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20906. Letters of condolence may be sent to Raymond Rozario, Controller’s Office, 154 Leahy Hall, CUA.  

+ Mary Parul Rozario, mother of Raymond Rozario, Staff Account, Controller’s Office, passed away April 28, 2018. The Funeral Mass took place in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Burial in the parish cemetery was May 2, 2018. Letters of condolence may be sent to Raymond Rozario, Controller’s Office, 154 Leahy Hall, CUA.  

+ Lillie Mae Byrd, grandmother of Lisa David, Director of Accounts Payable, and Terry Shield, Benefits Specialist in Human Resources, passed away May 17, 2018. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 23 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Pope Funeral Home, 5538 Marlboro Pike, District Heights, MD 20747. The wake will be Thursday, May 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. at Union Memorial United Methodist Church, 3328 Davidsonville Road, Davidsonville, MD 21035. Letters of condolence may be sent to Lisa at the Office of Accounts Payable, 150 Leahy Hall, CUA, and Terry at Human Resources, 170 Leahy Hall, CUA.

+ Makonnen Yimam, father of Hiruy Yimam, Associate Director for Advancement IT, passed away May 7, 2018. The funeral service was May 10, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at Re’ese Adbarat Debre Selam Kidist Mariam Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, 1350 Buchanan Street, NW, Washington DC 20011, with burial at Gates of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20906. Letters of condolence may be sent to Hiruy, Father O’Connell Hall Room E212, CUA.

+ Eleanor Silecchia, mother of Lucia Silecchia, Professor, Columbus School of Law and Director of the Summer Law Program in Rome, passed away May 9, 2018. The wake will be May 14, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Quinn-Fogarty Funeral Home, 192-15 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11358. The Funeral Mass will be May 15 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, 58-02 146th Street, Flushing, NY 11355, with burial to follow at Mount St. Mary’s Cemetery, 172-00 Booth Memorial Avenue, Flushing, NY 11355. Letters of condolence may be sent to Lucia, 419 Law School, CUA, 3600 John McCormack Road, NE, Washington, DC 20064.