Rita Reilly Siebenaler ’64 lives in Falls Church, Va. She volunteers as a mental health therapist at two free clinics, and recently traveled for two and half weeks in Russia.
Rita Reilly Siebenaler ’64
Ann-Marie Nardi Paley ’66
Ann-Marie Nardi Paley ’66 and her husband, Charles Paley, moved to a retirement community in Rhode Island, close to their son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren. She loves being part of the little ones’ day-to-day lives.
Louise Belvedere Caldi ’67, Ph.D.
Congratulations to Louise Belvedere Caldi ’67, Ph.D., for receiving the Smithsonian Institution’s 2013 Unsung Hero Award. It was presented by the head of the Institution, Secretary G. Wayne Clough, in a ceremony and brunch at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Louise is an assistant in the curatorial and scholarly program departments at the Freer Gallery of Art and Sackler M. Gallery of the Smithsonian. She provides support to the heads of those two departments as well as to one of the curators, and leads the time of curatorial assistants. A plaque with her name was placed in the Smithsonian Castle at the National Mall.
Kathleen Graves Mentlik ’69
Kathleen Graves Mentlik ’69 retired in September 2012 from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She concluded a 23-year career as an ophthalmic clinical and surgical technician in support of the ophthalmic faculty practices. Now she spends time traveling around the country and abroad with her husband, Tony, and enjoying their two grandchildren. In addition, she volunteers at a local hospital as a patient ambassador for newly admitted patients, and also serves at her local fire department as a rehab truck volunteer. She is forever grateful to SJC for giving her the tools and the philosophy that has taken her on a wonderful life journey and led her to the place she is in today in Grapevine, Texas.
JoAnn DeBonis O’Brien ’69
JoAnn DeBonis O’Brien ’69; her husband, Will; and their two daughters, Jessica and Janine; went to San Diego on vacation. While there, they had dinner with Lorraine Jacob Bloomfield ’69 who JoAnn hadn’t seen in 44 years. They reminisced about their days at St. Joseph’s.
Roseann Quinn ’69
Roseann Quinn ’69 has obtained several grants for the benefit of her students at Notre Dame Bishop Gibbons High School in Schenectady, N.Y. Working with the technology teacher, she obtained a high-powered learning grant in the amount of $5,374 and with the history department, implemented a community conversation dealing with immigration, which earned $200. Roseann is currently working with the GE Elfun Society to obtain refitted computers for her students.