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Nancy Ketchum Young hosted a dinner in her Mill Valley, CA, home for Peg Kendrick Kuechle, Cathy Bishop, and Suzy Gebhardt Clarke and their spouses.
Gaffney, SC, resident Mary Acome Rogers retired from public-health nursing after earning a master’s from SUNY-Binghamton. She still works part-time in community health. Mary, whose children live in Missouri, Virginia, and New York, welcomes hearing from classmates, especially nurses, at mominSC1959@yahoo.com.
Nancy Foskett Piianaia retired from her position in student services at the University of Hawaii. She spends her time conducting oral histories, writing, teaching cooking classes, and leading culinary tours to Southern France and Italy. One son is a firefighter and EMT, and the other a high-school social studies teacher. She has two grandchildren.
In February Penny Thompson Jones of Villanova, PA, visited Carole Walter Maeder in Bonita Springs, FL, where they had lunch with Judy Holly and Judy Argento Quest. Penny has a master’s in school psychology and contracts to test children. She enjoys duplicate bridge, tennis, and golf.
Katie McDowell is a civil litigation attorney in Phoenix, AZ, where she lives with her husband, who also practices law. She would love to hear from classmates at email@example.com.
Eugenie Hintzpeter Redman of Ft. Thomas, KY, is setting up two new farms in Paris, KY. She has hunter-jumper horses and raises hay, cattle, and tobacco. Her son, an equine veterinarian, lives on the property with his family. Her daughter, an analyst with Morgan Stanley, lives in Philadelphia with her family.
Peller Marion and husband Ron Tilden live in Mill Valley, CA. She has traveled in Africa and has had a varied career in art and as a consulting psychologist to corporations with expertise in transition and career management. She has a master’s degree from the University of Washington and a doctorate from UMass. Her most recent publications are and , both published by the Artemis Arts Library in 2004.
Martha Oakman Clinton of Chicago and Golden, CO, retired as director of a preschool. She has three children and four grandchildren; they enjoy hiking, horseback riding, swimming, family sings and talent shows, and square dancing. Husband Bruce likes antique fire engines.
Pamela Ghents Ness of Pawley’s Island, SC, has two new grandchildren. A full-time commercial appraiser, she was elected chair for the appraisal section of the South Carolina Association of Realtors. She also serves as secretary of the local Rotary Club and is active with the SC Guardian Ad Litem Program. Her husband is very active in US lacrosse, especially with women’s teams.
Judy Farmer Fulton of Millersville, PA, has three children and eight grandchildren.
While on a business trip to Florida, Sally Smith Munley of Needham, MA, had dinner with Sue Steele Isbell and husband Bob. Sally and husband John bought property in northwest Connecticut that doubles as a headquarters for John’s business there. Daughter Lisa is studying urban planning at the Harvard School of Design. Son Silas is a lead researcher at Johnson and Johnson.
Ann Rodgers Loeffler retired from managing a nursery but continues with a couple of part-time plant and design pursuits. She spoke to former roommate Marge Orton Hanselman, who is running fishing cottages in Wisconsin.
Ann Yavacone Jameson of Bloomfield, CT, is a consultant with Accenture Financial Services of North America and serves as executive assistant to the project executive.
Recently retired from a career in teaching, Judith Sambrook Bunker is enjoying her grandchildren, hiking, biking, and yoga. She is also studying to become a parent advocate for children with disabilities, and mentoring a college-bound high-school student.
Martha Oakman Clinton and husband Bruce finished building their dream home in the mountains of Colorado—just in time for family members, including four grandchildren, to visit in July.
For the past three years Cathryn Crangle Semerad has been chair of the board of trustees of Zamorano University, an American university in Honduras that offers students from all over Central America degrees in agricultural science. Involved with the institution for 16 years, Cathryn works primarily in Zamorano’s Washington, DC, offices, but travels to the Honduras campus about four times a year.
Abby Bartter Modesitt of Greenwood Village, CO, retired after 13 years as financial director for Urban Peak, a center for homeless teenagers. She is now a trustee and responsible for the oversight of three corporations. One of her sons is a lawyer whose family is in Denver, another owns a rafting company and lives with his wife in Fort Collins, and her daughter teaches in a Montessori school in Montana. Abby’s husband has a business assisting struggling companies. Sports, bridge, volunteering, and travel keep them busy.
While visiting the Chicago area in January to see my second grandchild, I had lunch in Winnetka with Connie Bain Moskow.