Toroney to Jim Morissette, July 28, 2002.
Newton to Anthony Kyzer, August 10, 2002.
Costa to Stephen Kuhns, May 25, 2002.
Raymond Fink to Amy Paige Kissel, April 27, 2002.
L. Sibbach to Tyler C. Morgus, June 22, 2002.
Groller to Michelle Carmona, June 22, 2002.
Unangst to Evelyn Garcia, July 20, 2002.
Suzanne Yatko to Donald C. Smale Jr., August 4, 2002.
Reitbauer to Keith Kline, September 15, 2001.
Annes to Stephen Mizerak, May 4, 2002.
Steiner to Fran Garvin ’99, June 1, 2002.
Ayers to Joshua Gold, November 2, 2002.
E. Haussman to Brandyn M. Uhl, June 15, 2002.
Lazette Wagner to Ty Wistner, June 14, 2002.
Goodrich to Kelly Witman, October 12, 2002.
Beeson to Kimberly Walker, July 2, 2002.
Evans to Greg Simmons, December 8, 2001.
Golden to Adam Matteo, August 17, 2002.
E. Bennett to Holly Anne Trella, July 27, 2002.
Neel to Thomas Casey, December 7, 2002.
Spagnoletti to Marc Viscomi, July 27, 2002.
Thomas to Dorothy Min, August 10, 2002.
S. Williams to Ann Hirschman, April 27, 2002.
Litzenberger to David J. Trent, October 12, 2002.
Reinhard to Cindy Amorim, August 31, 2002.
Paul to Demetri Bychkowski, August 9, 2002.
Darleane Bachman to David Charles DeLong, June 21,
Bolesky to Amy Matas, October 13, 2002.
Kovacs to John P. Blair, July 9, 2002.
Jackson Shunk and Lt. Todd Shunk, a son, Conner David, September
Veltre Venezio and Martin Venezio, a daughter, Isabella
Leigh, August 8, 2002.
Schaller Leight and Bradley Leight, a son, Gavin William,
September 17, 2002.
DeBoer and Gina DeBoer, a daughter, Autumn Rose, October 17,
Clark and Nicole DiFluri Clark ’96, a son,
Nathan James, December 24, 2002.
Dutt Hendershot and Dustin Hendershot, a daughter,
Kristin Alexis, March 6, 2002.
Noel Fowler Hedges and Andrew Hedges, a daughter, Elizabeth
Jane, July 20, 2002.
Peterson Freedman and John Freedman, a daughter, Skylar Helene,
August 27, 2002.
O’Neal Snyder and Scott Snyder, a daughter, Laurel
Hannah, September 2002.
Rittenhouse Corrado and Brian Corrado, a daughter, Lauren
Elizabeth, September 18, 2002.
O’Mara Mears and Bob Mears, a daughter, McKenna Martin,
April 22, 2002.
Montgomery Modesitt and Kent Modesitt, a boy, Samuel
Gray, March 18, 2002.
Morgan Downey and Craig Downey ’91,
a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth, August 26, 2002.
Hartung Akers and Greg Akers, a son, Coleman Maxwell, June
T. Lohr and Stacie Lohr, a boy, Jacob Peter, October
Wilkins Taylor and Dwight Taylor, a daughter, Grace Marguerite,
February 6, 2002.
Sibilia Rhinehart and Scott Rhinehart, a daughter, Paige Sarah,
August 28, 2002.
Dechristofano Paulus and Rusty Paulus, a son, Daniel
Oliver, July 17, 2002.
Collins Zebrowski and Edward Zebrowski, a girl, Nicole,
September 23, 2002.
Dunn Scheirer and John Scheirer, a daughter, Emily, April 24,
Kreutzer and Barb Kreutzer, a son, Braedon Austin Karl, August
Luksa and Jennifer Luksa, a daughter, Katherine Carmel,
September 29, 2001.
Gessell Phillips and Bob Phillips, a son, Robert Andrew,
December 12, 2002.
Blaschak Charles and Fred Charles, a son, Joseph Abraham, July
Koehler Donnally, August 29, 2002.
A. Bronstein, September 15, 2002.
Schultz, January 1, 2003.
Yamnicky, October 2, 2002.
Kovacs, October 27, 2002.
Douglas Walters, August 24, 2002.
Evaline Graves, November 4, 2002.
Schuessler Sherry, December 16, 2002.
Meiskin Burday, September 29, 2002.
Fatzinger Phillips, July 11, 2002.
Kirkpatrick Lewis, August 1, 2002.
Orvis, May 30, 2002.
Mackey, November 26, 2002.
Davies Larkin, October 25, 2002.
Ann Elek Domeny, December 12, 2002.
May Tyler, professor of French and German, December 20, 2002.
over My Shoulder
From a memoir
by Olivia Musselman Barnes ’38
father was a minister in an ultra-conservative Mennonite church.
In our home
there was no card playing, no drinking, smoking, dancing,
movies, or jewelry. My mother didn’t even have a wedding ring.
I still don’t smoke, and I don’t dance very well either.
of the things my father changed, though, was the church’s
view on education. He sent me to college. It was the middle of
the Depression, so the only choice I had was Moravian College for
It was a good choice, and I got a good education. I had always
wanted to teach school, until my first practice-teaching session.
me. So, while I got my teaching certification, I’ve never
been very active as an alumna. I’ve headed
several fund drives and served on numerous committees, including
on the Future, a strategic-planning group for all aspects of
father bought a radio station in Allentown and conducted a
Morning Devotions program there every morning until his death
As a college senior, I began working at the station three days
and stayed there after I graduated. My salary was $15 every
two weeks, less 15 cents for Social Security. The first year, I
$6 in income
brother and I became partners in the radio station, WSAN, in 1950.
I was the manager, ran the business end of the station,
with the Federal Communications Commission. WSAN was one
of the first in the country to use computers for billing and programming.
with the IBM card system in the 1950s and graduated to an
computer in the 1960s. Bud took care of the technical end,
he was good at it. Neither of us ever appeared in front of
I loved every minute of the years I spent there. I retired
to the radio station, I was the first woman allowed in the press
box at Yankee Stadium, and I’ve stood
on the roof of the Empire State Building. In 1948 I had press
credentials to the
three major political conventions—Republican, Democrat,
and Dixiecrat—and I sat on the railing of the press
box for a great view of Thomas E. Dewey’s nomination.
attended one of Perle Mesta’s parties. (You remember
hostess with the mostest.”) Bess Truman was there
and all the wives of the Cabinet secretaries except Mrs.
George Marshall (who
was sworn in that day as Secretary of State). I remember
that Margaret Truman came in late with her friend, Drucie
Snyder, daughter of the
Secretary of the Treasury, and there was no place for
them to sit. So they took their plates and sat on the
to eat their dinner.
that I’m retired, sometimes
I wonder how I ever found time to work. I knit and
crochet and do most other forms of needlework.
I have a 3-by-4-foot träume tapestry, a picture
of a couple in a pastoral setting. My walls are full
of counted cross-stitch
works: among them, a five-panel Nativity.
else? For 20 years, I was a very active driver for Meals
on Wheels. I also was a dispatcher, an office
a member of its board, and even a client—when
I broke my leg on a Meals on Wheels round. I’ve
been on the Board of Associates of Lehigh Valley
Hospital and served as a committee member for Pinebrook
latest project is a self-study course in Koine Greek. And I’ve
joined an adult class at a Reform Jewish synagogue
to learn the basics of Hebrew. I’m the first
non-Jew admitted to the class.