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1940s

Evelyn B. Thompson Aye EdB ’42, of Newtown, Pa. 08.18.2015

Harold F. Webster MA ’44, BA ’41, of Niskayuna, N.Y. 01.19.2017

Mary B. Cassata BA ’45, of Lockport, N.Y. 03.27.2017

Bruce A. Blumenthal BS ’47, of Safety Harbor, Fla. 04.13.2016

John F. Canale LLB ’47, of East Amherst, N.Y. 04.12.2017

Vera S. McLaughlin BS ’48, of Cazenovia, N.Y. 08.29.2015

Jane S. Pixley BS ’48, of Charlotte, N.C. 02.12.2017

Jane B. Rideout BA ’48, of North Tonawanda, N.Y. 03.31.2017

John T. Curtin JD ’49, of Buffalo, N.Y. 04.14.2017

Francis X. Francis BA ’49, of Eggertsville, N.Y. 01.30.2017

Sydney R. Friedson BS ’49, of North Tonawanda, N.Y. 02.26.2017

Robert W. Howe BS ’49, of Danville, Ky. 11.15.2016

Edwin A. Mirand MA ’49, BA ’47, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.01.2017

Harold C. Steinwachs BS ’49, of Celebration, Fla. 02.25.2017

1950s

Myra A. Beneke BA ’50, of San Diego, Calif. 02.24.2017

James A. Brown BS ’50, of Grand Island, N.Y. 04.04.2017

Helen T. Cardenuto BA ’50, of Clermont, Fla. 08.05.2016

William E. Fishback BA ’50, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 01.30.2017

Wells E. Knibloe JD ’50, BA ’47, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.11.2017

Pasquale J. Luppino BS ’50, of Buffalo, N.Y. 02.19.2017

James S. Anderson DDS ’51, of Ilion, N.Y. 04.05.2017

Richard N. Blewett JD ’51, of Depew, N.Y. 03.12.2017

Benjamin E. Kaufman PMCert ’51, of Flint, Mich. 01.28.2017

William R. Pfalzer JD ’51, of Enola, Pa. 02.07.2017

Arnold B. Schmit BS ’51, of Clarence Center, N.Y. 03.24.2017

Robert A. Baumler MD ’52, of Redding, Conn. 03.07.2017

Leonard D. Gold BS ’52, of Rochester, N.Y. 11.21.2016

Ronald D. Lemon MA ’52, BA ’51, of Golden, Colo. 08.25.2016

Jerome C. Rosenthal JD ’52, BA ’49, of Sarasota, Fla. 02.18.2017

James F. Zeller MD ’52, of Dover, Ohio 03.02.2017

Dennis N. Burns BA ’53, of Remsen, N.Y. 03.02.2017

Raymond J. Dzimian MA ’53, BA ’50, of Williamsville, N.Y. 12.15.2016

Russell C. Gugino DDS ’53, of Rochester, N.Y. 03.28.2017

Harley D. Lindquist MD ’53, of Cincinnati, Ohio 02.04.2017

M. Donald Pritchard BS ’53, of Orchard Park, N.Y. 04.03.2017

Richard F. Sullivan DDS ’53, of Syracuse, N.Y. 01.23.2017

Robert J. Swart DDS ’53, BA ’49, of Naples, Fla. 03.22.2017

Richard C. Wallace BA’ 53, of Bakersfield, Calif. 10.16.2015

Jerome D. Adner JD ’54, BS ’53, of Orchard Park, N.Y. 02.05.2017

Herbert H. Benson MD ’54, of Brea, Calif. 03.13.2017

Leo T. Crowley DDS ’54, of Buffalo, N.Y. 02.14.2017

Edward A. Dunlap MD ’54, BA '47, of Fort Myers, Fla. 03.09.2017

Richard J. Mahaney MSW ’54, Cert ’51, of Alden, N.Y. 01.08.2017

Charles H. Marino MD ’54, of Fairport, N.Y. 04.08.2017

Joseph J. Bevilacqua MSW ’55, of Little Compton, R.I. 02.18.2017

Seth A. Groden BA ’55, of Allegany, N.Y. 03.05.2017

Richard W. Knapp BS ’55, of Port Charlotte, Fla. 07.28.2016

Raymond G. Fryer MA ’56, of Sudbury, Mass. 02.23.2017

Norma A. Labuzzetta BS ’56, of Elma, N.Y. 03.15.2017

Robert P. Martin JD ’56, of Derby, N.Y. 03.27.2016

Katrina S. Wobschall BA ’56, of Williamsville, N.Y. 01.29.2017

Gerald L. Baskey LLB ’57, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 02.02.2017

Angelo T. LaCognata BA ’57, of Scarborough, Maine 04.17.2017

James A. Luksch BS ’57, of Chandler, Ariz. 09.28.2016

Richard J. Nowicki BA ’57, of Elma, N.Y. 03.01.2017

Mary A. Serabjit-Singh BA ’57, of Lancaster, N.Y. 08.12.2016

Mary R. Bennett EdM ’58, Cert ’57, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.20.2017

Richard A. Boccio JD ’58, BS ’57, of Getzville, N.Y. 04.08.2017

Arthur D. Ehrenreich JD ’58, of Phoenix, Ariz. 02.23.2017

Jack L. Getman JD ’58, BA ’55, of Clearwater, Fla. 10.20.2016

Ronald H. Ginsberg BS ’58, of Getzville, N.Y. 02.13.2017

Tom W. Hallifax BS ’58, of Middleport, N.Y. 05.24.2016

Gordon R. Kauderer DDS ’58, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.18.2017

Barbara L. Wagner BFA ’58, of Getzville, N.Y. 02.17.2017

Doris A. Brackett BS ’59, of Batavia, N.Y. 03.30.2017

Paul G. Carroll CERT ’59, of Hamburg, N.Y. 02.03.2017

Charles W. Euler BA ’59, of Springfield, Va. 01.18.2017

Gordon Gannon JD ’59, of Hamburg, N.Y. 03.07.2017

Richard A. Grimm BS ’59, LLB ’58, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 02.13.2017

Nadine A. Littlefield MS ’59, of Trumbull, Conn. 04.04.2017

Earl Peters PhD ’59, MA ’50, of Ithaca, N.Y. 02.13.2017

James D. Ritzenthaler DDS ’59, of Sarasota, Fla. 01.27.2017

1960s

Robert L. Malatesta MD ’60, of Washington, N.J. 02.05.2017

Robert F. Rosenthal BA ’60, of Piedmont, S.C. 02.08.2017

Frederick C. Brice BS ’61, of Brandon, Fla. 08.06.2015

Bedford F. Foster BS ’61, of Dallas, Texas 03.06.2017

Conrad J. Kubiniec DDS ’61, of St. Augustine, Fla. 03.18.2017

Maurice L. Van Sice BS ’61, of Niagara Falls, N.Y. 03.10.2017

Michael W. Gawkins DDS ’62, of Henrico, Va. 04.08.2017

Gerald F. Ivancie BA ’62, of Kenmore, N.Y. 03.19.2017

Thomas J. Barone BA ’63, of Mooresville, N.C. 02.21.2017

Herman Birch PhD ’64, of Costa Mesa, Calif. 02.04.2016

James O. Horton BA ’64, of Reston, Va. 02.20.2017

Michael W. Hyer BS ’64, of Blacksburg, Va. 02.15.2017

Raymond S. Klein EdD ’64, of Mechanicsburg, Pa. 02.08.2017

Charles A. Scaffidi BS ’64, of North Reddington Beach, Fla. 03.13.2017

Jerome I. Solkoff JD ’64, of Delray Beach, Fla. 11.18.2016

John F. Walsh BS ’64, of East Aurora, N.Y. 11.19.2015

Mary J. Hallifax BS ’65, of Gasport, N.Y. 07.25.2016

William H. Loos BA ’65, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 01.24.2017

Terence J. McDade MS ’65, of Snyder, N.Y. 01.31.2017

Edgar L. Peard EdM ’65, BA ’56, of Buffalo, N.Y. 02.05.2017

Roberta S. Pritchard BA ’65, of South Glens Falls, N.Y. 01.29.2017

David J. Lips BS ’66, of The Woodlands, Texas 02.04.2017

Laura F. Martin EdM ’66, of Buffalo, N.Y. 09.26.2016

Dennis A. Beagle BA ’67, of Williamsville, N.Y. 01.24.2017

George A. Jackrel BA ’67, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 02.01.2017

James Papadakis BS ’67, of Norfolk, Va. 03.26.2017

Trevor I. Robinson MD ’67, BA ’62, of Willowdale, Ontario 12.01.2016

Gabriel T. Russo MSW ’67, of Henrietta, N.Y. 04.14.2017

Annette M. Cravens MSW ’68, of Buffalo, N.Y. 02.05.2017

David C. Forness BS ’68, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.11.2017

Allan Freedman EdD ’68, EdM ’61, BA ’48, of Buffalo, N.Y. 02.22.2017

Thomas S. Hallett EdM ’68, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 01.19.2017

Timothy S. Sievenpiper MD ’68, BA ’63, of East Aurora, N.Y. 11.17.2016

Christopher J. Burke BA ’69, of Buffalo, N.Y. 04.09.2016

Daniel H. Flanders DDS ’69, of Rexford, N.Y. 04.07.2017

Marian Hartman-McAlpine BA ’69, of Niagara Falls, N.Y. 03.22.2017

Richard T. Krueger MBA ’69, of Asheville, N.C. 02.06.2017

Francis V. Pahl BFA ’69, of Lockport, N.Y. 02.26.2017

Richard L. Rosenthal MBA ’69, of Getzville, N.Y. 03.27.2017

Eugene E. Seidleck EdM ’69, of Hamburg, N.Y. 02.06.2017

Donna F. Swift MLS ’69, of Williamsville, N.Y. 02.24.2017

Barry F. Wood MS ’69, PMCert ’68, DDS ’66, of Arlington Heights, Ill. 03.14.2017

1970s

David A. Bosworth BA ’70, of Albany, N.Y. 04.18.2017

John N. Collins MBA ’70, of Gilbert, Ariz. 09.30.2016

Roderick D. Gere BA ’70, of Boise, Idaho 02.22.2017

Louis M. LaClair MBA ’70, of Grand Island, N.Y. 04.03.2017

Thomas D. Morgan EdD ’70, of Leesburg, Fla. 03.16.2017

David H. Thayer BS ’70, of Auburn, N.Y. 11.12.2016

Frances L. Van Steenburgh EdB ’70, of Dayton, Ohio 02.22.2017

Allan S. Wirtzer MD ’70, of Tarzana, Calif. 11.06.2016

Candace W. Crowell BS ’71, of Corry, Pa. 10.09.2016

John B. Ferguson JD ’71, of Chatham, N.J. 03.14.2017

Joseph F. Fisher BS ’71, of Perris, Calif. 02.15.2017

Betty R. Murphy EdM ’71, BA ’49, of Byron, N.Y. 05.26.2016

Richard K. Patterson MS ’71, of Richmond, Vt. 02.03.2017

John M. Blawat BA ’72, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.02.2017

Alberta O. Brown EdM ’72, of Clarence Center, N.Y. 02.20.2017

Joseph B. Iraci EdD ’72, of Athens, N.Y. 02.02.2017

Robert W. McCoy BA ’72, of Youngstown, N.Y. 12.24.2016

Linda A. McSwain EdM ’72, of Buffalo, N.Y. 04.09.2017

Jerrold I. Meyers JD ’72, BA ’70, of Tucson, Ariz. 09.09.2016

Norah M. Woodrow BS ’72, of Buffalo, N.Y. 04.09.2017

Dennis P. Zaffram BA ’72, of South Wales, N.Y. 10.18.2016

Bruce L. Godfryd BA ’73, of Buffalo, N.Y. 04.13.2016

Karen J. Joelson BA ’73, of Sands Point, N.Y. 10.01.2015

Shirley L. Kloner MSW ’73, BA ’71, of Chevy Chase, Md. 02.22.2017

Robert C. Novak MS ’73, MBA ’72, of East Amherst, N.Y. 12.28.2016

Renzo C. Nylander DDS ’73, of Williamsville, N.Y. 01.29.2017

Barry S. Rubin BA ’73, of Delray Beach, Fla. 01.23.2017

Eugene J. Donner BS ’74, of Chandler, Ariz. 01.05.2017

Edward R. Fliss BA ’74, of St. Louis, Mo. 09.24.2016

Mary A. Friedman BA ’74, of West Seneca, N.Y. 03.11.2017

Frank Garland BA ’74, of Buffalo, N.Y. 02.28.2017

Anna J. Kraus MS ’74, of Brookville, Pa. 04.20.2017

Lawrence S. Pavese BFA ’74, of Utica, N.Y. 01.27.2017

Marilyn J. Piurek BA ’74, of Old Saybrook, Conn. 03.27.2017

Kathie A. Swan EdB ’74, of Hamburg, N.Y. 04.04.2017

Karen A. Talty BA ’74, of Alexandria, Va. 01.31.2017

Joseph Apone BA ’75, of Auburn, N.Y. 03.04.2017

Susan E. Clark BA ’75, EdM ’72, of Granger, Ind. 01.15.2017

Nancy M. Germany EdM ’75, BA ’75, of Cedar Hill, Texas 08.23.2015

David K. Klotzbach BA ’75, of Plymouth, Mass. 02.11.2017

Mary B. Minchella BS ’75, of Rochester, N.Y. 05.18.2016

Joseph A. Schneider MD ’75, of Tarzana, Calif. 03.01.2017

Raymond A. Chamberlain AA ’76, of Orchard Park, N.Y. 04.12.2017

William A. Neilson JD ’76, of Lancaster, N.Y. 04.07.2017

Paul B. Saeli BA ’76, of West Seneca, N.Y. 02.19.2017

Mark J. Czarnecki BS ’77, of Clarence, N.Y. 02.26.2017

Paul H. Dosik DDS ’77, of El Cajon, Calif. 12.08.2016

Don W. Monacelli JD ’77, BS ’74, of Fairport, N.Y. 01.28.2017

Robert J. Shillington BA ’77, of Winter Garden, Fla. 04.29.2016

Bruce A. Altenburger BS ’78, of Landenberg, Pa. 01.23.2017

Rosemary Lannon BA ’78, of Amherst, N.Y. 04.12.2017

Robert F. Mindel BS ’78, of Ithaca, N.Y. 03.27.2017

Karen L. Nemeth BA ’78, of Buffalo, N.Y. 10.10.2016

Lois J. O'Dell EdM ’78, BS ’71, of Springville, N.Y. 01.23.2017

Robert W. Topaz BA ’78, of Teaneck, N.J. 03.30.2017

Theresa L. Garrison MS ’79, BA ’76, of West Orange, N.J. 02.20.2017

William M. Wind MBA ’79, of Clarence Center, N.Y. 02.07.2017

1980s

Kathleen M. Driscoll-Weinle JD ’80, of Cincinnati, Ohio 03.05.2017

Michael J. Eadie MBA ’80, of Lancaster, N.Y. 04.11.2017

Robert E. Game BS ’80, of Baton Rouge, LA 12.20.2016

Mary J. Fahey JD ’81, of Syracuse, N.Y. 04.15.2017

Gary J. Parks BA ’81, of Elma, N.Y. 11.28.2015

Terry F. Lang BS ’82, BS ’70, of Springville, N.Y. 08.06.2015

Rita A. Michalski JD ’82, of Milwaukee, WI 02.13.2017

Gertrud Diakun PhD ’83, MA ’79, BA ’77, of Williamsville, N.Y. 02.12.2017

Louise M. Szimonisz JD ’83, of Williamsville, N.Y. 03.10.2017

Estelle M. Crino EdD ’84, of Silver Creek, N.Y. 01.27.2017

WillieMay Johnson MS ’84, BS ’76, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.12.2017

Lois M. Westfall BS ’85, of Staten Island, N.Y. 04.22.2017

Pamela A. Brown BS ’86, of Snyder, N.Y. 01.19.2017

Charles M. Ehmann BS ’86, of Pembroke Pines, Fla. 08.13.2016

William C. Floyd MS ’86, of Linthicum, Md. 02.09.2017

Terry M. Richman JD ’86, of Wilmington, N.C. 01.27.2017

Charlotte C. Acer EdD ’87, EdM ’80, of Greenwich, Conn. 01.31.2017

Mary Walsh Fazzalaro BS ’87, AAS ’85, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 03.24.2017

Robert J. Wilson BS ’88, of Williamsburg, Va. 10.20.2015

Susan M. Gibson MA ’89, BA ’87, of Normal, Ill. 03.24.2017

Tina D. Prensky MLS ’89, of Middletown, Md. 01.31.2017

1990s

Alois S. Tylenda BA ’90, of East Amherst, N.Y. 02.02.2017

Lucia G. Warde BA ’90, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.11.2017

Thomas Kuropatwinski AAS ’91, of Alden, N.Y. 03.08.2017

Michael D. Buchin MBA ’92, of Dallas, Texas 03.29.2017

Linda A. Carosella MS ’92, of Lewiston, N.Y. 11.25.2016

Jennie L. Battaglia MSW ’93, of Bradenton, Fla. 08.19.2015

Lori A. Zehler BS ’95, of Amherst, N.Y. 02.05.2017

Patrick J. Berry BS ’97, of Holland, N.Y. 03.29.2017

Donald J. Howe MBA ’97, of Hamburg, N.Y. 02.03.2017

Paula J. Reger MSW ’97, of Grand Island, N.Y. 03.26.2017

Elisa B. Hughey MFA ’99, of Ellicottville, N.Y. 06.15.2016

2000s

Robert W. Weir BA ’01, of Lockport, N.Y. 02.26.2017

Michael J. Sassian MBA ’04, BS ’02, of Niagara Falls, N.Y. 03.25.2017

Sandra A. Bednarz BA ’06, of Gasport, N.Y. 04.03.2017

Carla N. Kasandrinos BA ’06, of North Tonawanda, N.Y. 11.08.2015

Thomas J. Diehl BA ’07, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 04.10.2017

Shari L. Romesburg BS ’07, of Buffalo, N.Y. 11.25.2016

Ronald E. Batt PhD ’09, MA ’02, MD ’58, of Amherst, N.Y. 04.25.2017

Anna C. Booth BS ’09, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 01.30.2017

2010s

Cole E. Bryant BA ’10, of Scotia, N.Y. 02.28.2017