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Marissa Lynne Micera ’11

Marissa Lynne Micera ’11 married Nicholas Joseph Miceli on August 16 at Infant Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Port Jefferson. She is a teacher at Madison Monroe School 16 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and lives in Westfield, New Jersey.

Priscilla Anne O’Connell ’67

Priscilla Anne O’Connell ’67 has retired and is enjoying cruising. In 2014 she went to the southern Caribbean with her family, and traveled to the Panama Canal this past winter this winter. She is the proud grandmother of two boys under 2, whom she and her husband babysit every week.

Violet Castana Falcone ’42

Diane Falcone Trentacoste regrets to announce that her mother, Violet Castana Falcone ’42, passed away in December 2013 at the age of 94.

Jennifer Piazza Kreuscher ’92

Jennifer Piazza Kreuscher ’92, a first grade teacher in the North Babylon Union Free School District, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Better Beginnings Award, which is sponsored by the Board of Regents and celebrates the life and career of Helen Bach Moss, a young New York state educator who passed away in 1988. It recognizes elementary teachers who are skilled at engaging young minds and nurturing relationships with elementary school students.

Laura Marques ’02

The Child Care Council of Suffolk Inc. has welcomed Laura Marques ’02 to its board of directors. Laura is a certified public accountant and director at the Fuoco Group LLP.

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.