Winter 2004 Magazine Archive & SearchMuhlenberg Home


page 20: ’56 - ’66

page 21: ’67 - ’80

page 22: ’81 - ’87

page 23: ’88 - ’91

page 24: ’92 - ’95

page 25: ’96 - ’97


page 26: ’98 - ’99

page 27: ’00 - ’01

page 28: mini-mules ’79 - ’93

page 29: mini-mules ’94 - ’03

page 30: ’02 -’03

page 31: in memoriam

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L-R: Michael Sullivan, Tania Walters ’96, Adam Weissleder, Kris (Patterson) Weissleder ’96, Dana (Glaser) Werner ’96 and Dean Werner at Adam and Kris’ wedding.

| ’96 | Carter G. Lonsberry, a surgical consultant with OsteoMed, writes that he is engaged to Christine Doster, a pharmacist with Arrow Pharmacy. The wedding is planned for the Chatam Bars Inn on May 1, 2004, on the Cape. “Soon after our engagement, we decided to start building a house in Ellington, Conn. We hope it will be finished soon, but you never know,” he writes. “I wish everyone well and hope you are as happy as I am!” Heather (Stahlnecker) and Kenneth M. McClain were married September 20, 2003, in Allentown, Pa. In attendance were Coach and Mrs. Frank Marino, Michele Tonner, Traci Dippel, Amanda Young and Dr. Kirsten Bellucci ’94. Todd Schulman recently completed his extended studies, took and passed the New York Bar Examination and accepted an associate position with Herbert E. Nass & Associates, a boutique law firm practicing in wills, estates and trusts. Kimberly (Schellhaas) Sciabica sends this news: “My husband and I moved to Tucson in July and we love it here! Both of us are taking Spanish language classes and pursuing road cycling as enthusiasts/racers.” Nina (Federoff) and R. Scott Smolensky were married June 13 in Red Bank, N.J., with a reception following at The Mill in Spring Lake. The couple honeymooned in Hawaii before returning home to Aberdeen, N.J. On July 26, 2003, Chris and Tara (Mason) Stepanian were married. Tara is a fourth-grade teacher in Somerville, N.J. Chris is a futures clerk/broker with SCS Commodities. The couple lives in Chatham, N.J. On Sunday, May 31, 2003, friends gathered to celebrate the marriage of Adam and Kris (Patterson) Weissleder. The ceremony and celebration took place at Caramoor in Katonah, N.Y.

Pictured are Muhlenberg Alumni from the Class of 1996 who attended the wedding of Nina and Scott Smolensky. (Back row) Kaitlin Small, Melissa (Beblavy) Vermillion, Heather Huestis, Andrew Kaplan, Molly Newman, Thomas Auchenbach, Brian Kelley, Carrianne (Uszenski) Kaplan, Bret Kaplan (front row) Jesse Levy, Joseph Gulotta, and Lacey (Lockward) Tortoriello.

Chris and Tara
(Mason) Stepanian ’96


Heather (McLean) Buckley ’97 and bridesmaids

| ’97 | Jodi Argentino, an attorney practicing family law, is happy to announce that she is engaged and planning a 2004 wedding. On April 26, 2003, Wayne and Heather (McLean) Buckley were married in Bethlehem, Pa. Bridesmaids included Kelly Heiland, Laura Joosten, Lauren Emery and Susan Gorelick. The couple resides in Los Angeles, Calif. On October 4, 2003, Meredith Frimpter married Logan Sossman in the Egner Memorial Chapel. The couple resides in Philadelphia, Pa. For six years, Ellen (Creamer) Hawrylciw has worked for MEDITECH, a company that sells medical software. After spending a few years traveling nationwide, installing the software at various hospitals, Ellen now works as a development supervisor. She and her husband, Mark, met at work and were married three years ago. They are happy to announce the birth of their first son, Brian Christopher Hawrylciw, on September 5, 2003. Mike “Dewey” and Jennison (Lee) McClain ’98 have moved to Union, N.J., where he is a senior account manager with Spectra Contract Flooring. Their daughter, Mackenzie, celebrated her second birthday on September 27, 2003. Richard and Tori (Wardell) Reade were married August 23, 2003 in Summit, N.J. Alumni in the wedding party included Courtenay Cooper-Hall and Lisa McGahen-Formicola. Tori is the media manager with the R&J Group in Parsippany, N.J. Rich is a regional account executive with CIS Information Services in Panther Valley, N.J. After a two-week honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple now resides in Hackettstown, N.J. Timothy Schnall married Megan O’Brien on August 23, 2003. Many Muhlenberg alumni were in attendance, including Nicole Boyce ’98, Brandon Raymar, Lesley Grunbaum, Rob Lobel ’98, Mike Alchus, JoAnn Mingari ’99, Lisa Whitlock, Mike Piegari, Russ Adams, Dave Berk, Louis Crivelli, Paul Velho, Eric Rudolf and Thalamus Hill. A lot has happened lately with Jennifer (Solomon) and Tim Switaj ’98. “On August 2, our newest son was born,” Jenn writes. “Zachary Harold Switaj made his grand entrance a little after 5 in the morning. His big brother Andrew thinks he is wonderful and couldn’t be a better big brother.” On August 26, Tim was deployed with the Army to South Korea. His deployment is a one-year unaccompanied tour. Jenn and the boys have relocated to New Jersey to live with Tim’s family until he returns next August. Jenn loves her job as a legal secretary and is looking forward to her transfer from her firm’s Washington, D.C., office to the New York City office after her maternity leave is over.

Alumni at the wedding of Megan and Timothy Schnall ’97

The wedding party of Meredith Frimpter ’97 and Logan Sossman


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