Megan Cote, of Osterville, Mass.,
welcomed baby girl Helena in August
Chene Evans, of Sicklerville, N.J.,
welcomed her baby on February 1,
Charlie Falco '99/'08, of Dresher, Pa.,
welcomed baby boy Jude on March 31,
Judith Leone Reed '59, of Atlanta,
Ga., passed away on April 8, 2018. Margaret Lightkep '87, of Gwynedd,
Pa., passed away on January 31, 2018.
Charlotte Mannheims '64, of
Ambler, Pa., passed away on
February 14, 2018. Ruby (Clouse) Marchese '88, of
Warminster, Pa., passed away on
May 27, 2018. Ruby was a longtime
member of GMercyU's Alumni Board.
Helen (Welding) Dean '67, of Blue
Bell, Pa., passed away on March 7,
Rosemary Harvey Smith '70, of
Newtown, Pa., passed away on April
Mary Jane Gretzula '82, of
Wildwood, N.J., passed away on
March 8, 2018.
Catherine Dello Buono McLaughlin '88,
of Blue Bell, Pa., passed away on April
Martha Schilling '01, of Ambler, Pa.,
passed away on February 19, 2018.
L. Hope Mangum '02, of Lansdale,
Pa., passed away on April 12, 2018.
Livia Sciaudone West '84, of North
Hills, Pa., passed away on January
Sister Antoinette Marie Cocco, RSM, former music
professor and founder of GMercyU’s glee club, passed away
on March 25, 2018.
Sister Antoinette Marie Cocco, RSM, not only had a
beautiful soprano voice but also a passion and love for her
James Morene '11 and Kristen
Galanti '12, of Philadelphia, Pa.,
recently welcomed their second son
Sister Antoinette was a music professor and was most known for founding
GMercyU's glee club, now known as the Voices of Gwynedd. She also served as
the chairperson for the education department at GMercyU.
In addition to her time at GMercyU, Sister Antoinette taught at the elementary
and secondary level as well as ministered at Holy Cross Parish as pastoral
minister. In 2005, Sister Antoinette retired to McAuley Convent and joined the
prayer guild there.
Stephanie Holtz, of Collegeville, Pa.,
is a special education teacher at Silver
Spring Martin Luther School.
Heather Miller, Wallingford, Pa.,
was recently promoted to principal at
William Hunter Elementary School in
Danielle Rainer, of Philadelphia, Pa.,
is currently interning in New York City
"Sister Antoinette graciously retired and handed off her most prized
accomplishment to me," Voices of Gwynedd Director and Assistant Professor
of Music Carol Evans said. "It never failed, every year right around our concert
times, Sister Antoinette would call me and tell me that she was going on retreat
to pray for the Voices, for all our music and for me. She was truly our angel of
music and we will never forget her."
Rev. Jack Nevins, former chaplain and faculty member,
passed away on June 23, 2018.
Father Nevins, known as 'Rev Nev', served as the college
chaplain at GMercyU from 1980 to 1986.