Alumni November Newsletter
November 15, 2008
by Judy Koblintz Madnick, '61
Milne Alumni homepage: www.albany.edu/~milne/
Milne Alumni and Supporters,
Please help make this newsletter as interesting as possible for Milne
School alumni by contributing short articles reflecting class or even
personal news. Thanks!
In this issue:
* New "Memories" submission
* "Lifestyle Demographics of Milne Graduates"
* New Milne Alumni Yahoo! Group
* Sad News
NEW "MEMORIES" SUBMISSION
Perdaris Lanides, Class of '59, wrote a
beautiful email to her classmates in response to photographs
taken and shared by Barbara Kircher Fenimore, also a member of the Class
of '59. "How
good it is to have high school reunions. We grow up..we play, we laugh
and we cry. We go to school. We move away...we raise our families and
at some point...we all think about our high school reunions." To
read more, please click here and scroll
down to "Email written to classmates by Maria Perdaris Lanides,
Class of '59.
Thank you, Maria, for sharing your thoughts.
"LIFESTYLE DEMOGRAPHICS OF MILNE GRADUATES"
A Milne alumnus who is in his ninth year of "full-timing"
in an RV suggested that it would be interesting to determine whether
among us there are other full-time RVers; anyone sailing the world in
a sailboat or trawler; or anyone living in remote places like Iceland,
Newfoundland, Tasmania, etc. With Milne being less structured than the
public schools, he thought that there may be more graduates living "outside
the box" than those from public schools. I look forward to receiving
NEW MILNE ALUMNI YAHOO! GROUP
have sent an email to the entire Milne list via the new "MilneSchoolAlumni"
Yahoo! Group. If you did not receive that email, please let me know.
The purpose of this "MilneSchoolAlumni" Yahoo! Group is to
have a method for reaching all alumni with email addresses in the most
The URL for this group is: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MilneSchoolAlumni/.
This is a private group, so you must be a member to read messages. In
addition, only the moderator can post messages, which will limit the
number of emails you receive.
The following Milne alumni, attendees, or family members passed away
recently. Please note that I rely upon the Albany Times Union
and input from other alumni for this information, so if you become aware
of someone who has passed away, please let me know. If a name is underlined,
it represents a link to the obituary. The Times Union links are
available free for 30 days after the initial posting. Other newspapers
may have different timetables.
R. Towle, husband of Elaine Becker Towle, '41, and father of Sharon
Towle Warejko, '74, passed away on Monday, October 6, 2008 -
Irving M. Richter, Class of '33, and father of Dr. Alan J. Richter,
'65, Dr. Barry J. Richter, '68, and Carol Richter Roffman, '70; brother
of the late Harriet Richter Koblintz, '38, and Leona Richter Toppal,
'47; and uncle of Judy Koblintz Madnick, '61, passed away on Saturday,
October 25, 2008 -
Lee Pomerantz Viglucci, Class of '72, and sister of Rona
L. Pomerantz Calogero, '76, passed
away on Thursday, November 6, 2008 -
(I apologize for omitting Rona's name from an email regarding Risa's
John Murphy has notified me that Sara Simmons Quartararo, '54,
passed away; however, I have no further information. The last address
I have for Sara was in Dataw Island, SC. Perhaps someone lives in that
area and saw a notice in a local newspaper. If so, please share.
Thanks to all of you for your interest in Milne Alumni
(Koblintz) Madnick, '61
For contact information, see the Milne Alumni homepage: www.albany.edu/~milne/
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