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Jack Boyd ’74

Jack Boyd ’74 recently retired as the director of quality assurance at the Defense Contract Management Agency Long Island. Jack has founded a consulting firm, Jack G. Boyd & Associates LLC. His firm assists defense contractors throughout Long Island and New York City. In addition to St. Joseph’s, he also attended the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and earned an M.B.A. from Dowling College.

Rose Marie Calicchio Dunphy ’65

Rose Marie Calicchio Dunphy ’65 has released her newest book, The Scent of Italian Cooking. It is a cookbook of Italian-American recipes passed down to her from her grandmother, mother and other Italian relatives, as well as some that she created herself. The book is available on

Annette Di Salvo Boyle ’68

Annette Di Salvo Boyle ’68 retired five years ago after serving 33 years as a U.S. Customs Service inspector. She have been living in Bermuda for 35 years with her husband and corgi dog. She is also retired from her 25-year career as a teacher in Bermuda. Annette returns to New York every year to visit her sister and niece. She invites her 1968 classmates to look her up if they ever visit Bermuda.

Laura Galardi Manahan ’82

Laura Galardi Manahan class notes

Laura Galardi Manahan ’82 hooded her son, fellow SJC alumnus Christopher Manahan ’14, at his commencement in May. She described the event as one of the proudest moments of her life. Christopher graduated with a B.S in Mathematics and Computer Science.

Ashley Cole Long ’10

Ashley Cole Long ’10 is in her first year as a kindergarten and first-grade teacher at Locust School in Garden City. She previously worked as a special education teacher at Grundy Avenue Elementary School in Holbrook.

Kara Parker ’02 and Keith Houghtaling ’10

Kara Parker ’02 and Keith Houghtaling ’10 were married on July 2, 2014.