Class Notes

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page 29: mini-mules ’95 - ’03

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page 31: in memoriam

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| ’01 | Starting in early September, Ainsley Lamberton began a new position at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa., as assistant director of advancement communications. As part of the University’s donor relations department, Ainsley is responsible for much of the written media for development and advancement efforts. She was most recently employed as assistant director of public affairs at LifePath, Inc. Ainsley recently moved to Center Valley, Pa, and is working on her master’s degree. At press time, Nicole (Rosato) Rhodes announced that she and husband James were expecting their first child in September 2004. Frank Reheis and Cheryl Taft are planning a July 2005 wedding on Cape Cod. Frank is working in Roseland, N.J. for a public accounting firm and, in September, Cheryl began work as a fourth grade teacher in Mt. Arlington. The couple resides together in Randolph, N.J.

Alumni and others in the bridal party at the wedding
of Anna (Liebmann) Zane ’02.

| ’02 | After traveling to Haiti on a medical missionary trip, Laurie Aaronson has decided to return to school to become a pediatric nurse practitioner. She has been accepted to Drexel’s ACE BSN Program where she will begin to work towards her new goal. Amanda Cardone writes, “After two years in a sociology Ph.D. program, I was able to determine that I would prefer to work for an organization that directly tries to improve social problems than to continue on the track towards academia. Given my long-standing academic and political interests in gender issues, my new position as a youth educator at a domestic violence agency here on Long Island is a perfect fit for me.” Colleen Clark is living in Washington, D.C. and working as a travel editor for USA Today. She also does freelance work on global AIDS issues. Kristen DiLorenzo is engaged and is moving to San Diego to pursue an M.B.A. full-time. She also reports that her brother, Ben ’99, recently became engaged to her friend and sorority sister Stacey DeVries. Kristen writes, “Unknowingly, the engagements happened on the same day, but on separate sides of the country! It was an absolutely crazy, but fabulous day!” Emily Eger teaches dance and religion classes in a private Catholic high school, as well as working with their performing arts company as a choreographer. Anna Liebmann was married June 19, 2004 to Edward Zane II in Avalon N.J. Alumni helping the couple to celebrate were: Greg Frein, Jeremy and Lindsey Gehrke, Jim Hayes, Pam Imperiale, Kate Laufer, Andrew Morris ’01, Scott Shainker, Katelyn Torpey, Erica Triano, Katie Wilson and Dave Wolf ’01. Adam Marles and Karen Mertz Marles were married in May 2004. There were many Muhlenberg alums in attendance. Ann Mormino and Andy Michaels ’01 are pleased to announce their engagement. They are currently planning a fall wedding. Ann is presently working in accounting and Andy is working for a large pharmaceutical company. After almost two years of employment with Lord and Taylor, Keri Nork was recently promoted from staff accountant to manager of general accounting. This fall she is also returning to school for her M.B.A. at Wilkes University. On May 16, 2004, Pam Neumann graduated from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. with a B.S. in nursing. She began work at Hartford Hospital as a nurse on their maternal-newborn unit. Kathy Tomaschko became engaged to Jason Blachowski on June 18, 2004. The couple is planning a wedding for August or September 2005.

Alumni at the wedding of Karen Mertz and Adam Marles ’02
Row 1: Sunil Bangali ’03, Joshua Carter ’02, Kira Marles ’05, Sonja Kelton, Karen Mertz Marles, Adam Marles ’02. Row 2: Kristie Orlando ’03, Matthew Kelley ’03, Katherine Healy ’03, Fawn Schoenberg ’01, Jill (Beck) Saxon ’01, Catherine Burdett ’05, Joann (DiCarlo) Mertz ’89, Betsy (Caplan) MacCarthy ’74, Marilyn (Macknik) Marles ’75, Rev. David Hill ’64, Amy (Hill) Greenleaf ’97, Amy (Lombardi) Schrlau ’98. Row 3: Matthew Fleissig ’03, Blake Marles ’74, Benjamin Carr ’03, Christopher Strain ’03, Adria Froehlich ’02, Christopher “Sprout” Schaefer ’02, Erica Gibson ’03. Row 4: Rev. Eric Shafer ’72, Michael Stein ’73, Frederick Marles ’50, Gary Flashner ’74, Nathan Lombardi ’00, Nicholas Carriere ’02, Seth Williams ’03


Alumni at the wedding of Brian Newshel ’03 and Katie Hoeffecker

| ’03 | Ginger Jackson recently became engaged to Thomas Yavorski of Nazareth, Pa. The couple became engaged while on vacation in England. They have been dating for 2 1/2 years and are planning an August 2006 wedding. Brian Newshel and Katie Hoeffecker were married June 21, 2003 in Sewell, N.J. There were over 30 alumni and students in attendance. In September, Diane Reilly graduated with a master’s in sociology from Lehigh University’s Community Fellows Program. Upon finishing her fellowship work with St. Luke’s Hospital she began working for Valley Youth House in Easton as a therapist for the New Bethany Family Preservation Program. Mark and Shannon (Rorick) Tomassi were married on June 18, 2004. Shannon writes, “Of my nine bridesmaids, four were from Muhlenberg: Randi Berman, Lisa DeCotiis, Sarabeth Lewis and Jessica Westbrook. There were also about 15 other graduates present.” Molly Wilson will be starting a master of arts in religion program at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia this fall.

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