Pocantico Alumni

Todd Kimmel
tkimmel@lynx.neu.edu

 

Studying Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston, MA
  John Baverstock
1941
jbaverstock@AOL.com

Retired Director of MIS Rubbermaid Corp.  Lives with wife Dorothy in Greenville, NC  27858
Edward Murphy
1941 
ab7bn1@mac.com
 

 

Retired Marine Colonel living in Arizona with his wife
Muriel Knapp Splitgerber
1942 
splitgerbercm@cox.net 

 

Retired and living in San Diego 
Peter K. Crone
1943
WordsThatSell@aol.com 

Living in Mount Dora, Florida, and still work part-time at developing new products and marketing them.
Doug Strauss
1943
strado1@email.msn.com

 

Graduated in 1943, retired and living in Arizona.
Rosemarie Johnson Wood
1943 
CubbaTroll@aol.com 

 

Retired and living in Cortlandt Manor and the Chateaugay Lakes 
  Adrienne Aaronson Amon
1946
adrienne@theamons.com
Living in a retirement home in Southern California with my husband Frank. I have 6 children, all well. I spent 20 years growing up, 20 years raising them, 20 years playing with computers and I am coming to the end of 20 years of retirement. What next?

Edie Barbour Lauver, RN
1946
bobedie@mindspring.com

 

Lives in Tucson, Arizona with her husband Bob and works as the Exec. Director for the Homeless which has developed mentoring and health programs for homeless and at-risk Title 1 eligible students. 
  Richard White
1951
richard@cookacetic.de

Retired teacher living in Bremen, Germany www.cookacetic.de
  John Murphy
1952
Johnfromhamden@hotmail.com

Currently living in Connecticut-Semi-retired Clinical Social Worker
Would like to communicate with classmate-William Sutton-If anyone knows how to contact Bill please let me know-Thanks!
  Bill Steinbuch
1958
bill@millcovefarm.com

Financial advisor, breeder of thoroughbred race horses, and G scale railroader.
www.millcovefarm.com
  Renee San Marco
1961
RSanMarco@StaceyBraun.com 

Lives in North Salem, NY, spent seven years teaching special education, worked for Manufacturers Hanover Trust and now for a Wall Street Investment firm. She still has horses and is an active volunteer in animal rescue with an equine emphasis.
Glen N. Gurwit
1961
ggurwit@hotmail.com

Lives in Northern Vermont
  Ellen Galick Dupree
1963
lesue@optonline.net

Married 38 years, two children, two grandchildren
Retired Personnel Administrative Ass't. for Southampton School District resides in Hampton Bays, New York and Winhall, Vermont.
I keep in touch with Sue Scanlon and Tina Scott and would love to hear from any classmate.

Jeff Harris
1963
jeff.h@bigfoot.com

 

Jeff is a teacher at Edward R. Murrow High School in Brooklyn.
Linda Arceri Hornby
1963
WHITEELECTRIC@OPTONLINE.NET 

Graduated in 1963, mother of 3 sons also Pocantico grads, lives in Elmsford with husband Jim & family. Currently works at White Electric, Inc. in White Plains after taking early retirement from IBM. Would love to hear from other Pocantico grads.
  Cathy O'Leary Krylowicz
1963
ckrylow1@nycap.rr.com

Married, with 2 children and teaching first grade in the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD in upstate NY, between Albany and Saratoga Springs.
I hear from some classmates during the holidays....Sue Scanlon, Ellen Leitzer, Lois Kessman Moss, Ellen Galick Dupree.
  Carole August Lanzarone
1963
clanzarone@gmail.com
I have kept in touch with Mara North Mills, class of 1962 and Edie Beale, class of 1963. I have been a special education teacher since 1972. I am currently an alternate CSE chair and Head of Department, special education, at North Salem CSD. I am married with 3 grown children, all girls. My husband and I live in Armonk, NY and Surfside Beach, SC.

  Lois Kessman Moss
1963
loism100@hotmail.com
I taught deaf children in Queens for 6 years then moved to Israel. For almost 30 years I have been living on a small kibbutz on the Gaza border. I am married and have two daughters. Once a year I come in to visit my brother and sister who still live in the area. Would love to hear from long lost friends.

  Ellen Leitzer
1963
ellen.leitzer@gmail.com
After practicing public interest law for 30+ years  in Georgia, New Mexico and Washington, D.C. and  raising a daughter, I spent 2008-2010 volunteering in Nepal followed by a short stint as a volunteer lawyer in Cambodia. I am heading back to NM to practice elder law although my heart is in Maine where my sister Joan Leitzer ('61), a psychiatrist, resides with her husband and German Short Hair Pointer, Lucy.

 

Robert Noble
1963 
BobNoble@msn.com

 

Graduated in 1963, software developer, living in Philadelphia married, with two children.
  Sue Scanlon
1963
Cayugan@aol.com
Retired corporate attorney, living near Rochester NY. Married to Croft Hangartner; 4 step children and 5 grandchildren, ranging from an 18 month old to one who is playing his 3rd season in the NFL, for the Carolina Panthers. (as of 11/07) Love to hear from old classmates.

  Richard Udice 
1963
RICHEHWP@aol.com

Retired teacher Chappaqua, New York, now residing in White Plains and East Hampton, Long Island
Bob Blacksberg
1964
rblacks@bellatlantic.net 

 

Graduated in 1964. After 18 years of practicing law in Philadelphia, is a technology consultant. Has a column at Woody's Office Watch, www.wopr.com/wow
  Elaine Smith Moscardi
1964

emoscardi@cox.net

Went to Sleepy Hollow HS (class of '68) then graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1972. I'm married and have 4 grown sons. I have been a high school English teacher for 13 years as well as adjunct at Community College of RI and University of Rhode Island.
Nancy Wooding Fawcett
1965
NFawct@aol.com

 

Registered Nurse and Social Worker 531 Woodbury Court
Canfield, Ohio 44406.
Would love to hear from anyone who went to the school and graduated around 1965.
  Joan Leitzer
1965
joanleitzer@gmail.com

 

Living in Portland, Maine
"Pocantico was a wonderful experience for me-small and nurturing - a great beginning of an education."
Wendy Nielsen Regan 
1965
wlregan@att.net

 

Currently a Performance Consultant with AT&T. Married, with two children, and living in Springfield, MA. 
Kathy Wyer
1965
wyerkat@aol.com

 

Kathy left in 1963 after 6th grade when her family moved overseas. She is living in Malibu, CA now, and works as a writer.
Chris Bredemeier
1966 
cbredeme@peoplepc.com 

 

FAA Licensed Aircraft Dispatcher for Delta Airlines, living in Atlanta, Ga.
2 boys, 22 and 20 and a daughter, 13 
  Robert Scanlon
1966
SCAN1RSS@aol.com 

Television executive living in Fairfield Ct. After 15 years at ESPN, created Speedvision, Outdoor Life and the NFL cable networks. Married, two sons aged 17 and 20.
 
Peter A. Blacksberg
1967
pb@riversidecemetery.org 

 

Graduated RIT in photography 1975, interpreter for the deaf.
Living in New Jersey with his wife Shelley and son. President, Riverside Cemetery 
  Jacqueline Gillis
1967
j.gillis@bluewin.ch
Living in Basel, Switzerland since 1995.  Toxicologist for a big pharmaceuticals company.  Unrepentantly single.  Still swimming competitively and playing in the band—for the city Police Department. 
  Ed Thompson
1967
edthompson@clairlawoffices.com

President, Clair Law Offices, S.C.
Delavan, Wisconsin
Municipal Judge, Town of Delavan

  Deb August
1969
debaugust@aol.com  deaugust@gmail.com 
After 26 years traveling the world as a Senior Executive for a variety of International Tour Operators, I went back to school to become a teacher. I work as an Education Technology Specialist in the Chappaqua schools. Happily live in Peekskill with my partner of 29 years and our 2 dogs.

  Michael Bucciarelli
1969
mbuc32@hotmail.com
Lives in Milford Ct. and is married with two children. Michael is a special education teacher and coach at Stamford High School. Like to hear from the old Pocantico Hills gang.

  Ron Conlon
1969
r222@epix.net

Living the rural life in Hallstead, PA
Jill Schmidt Haimes
1969
DJillH@comcast.net

 

Jill lives in Mount Joy, PA and co-owns a small business with her husband Joel, they have three children.
  Mark D. Steinberg
1969
m.steinberg@hill.com

Married to Debra Might, and living in Monument, Colorado – about 15 miles north of Colorado Springs – and at an altitude of 7200 feet. They have no children (by choice) which enables them to travel the world quite frequently. Mark teaches telecommunications and data communications classes to many corporations around the globe.

  Rob Gillis
1969
robgillis@sbcglobal.net
I've been living in Chicago since 1975 and working in the music business- from being a DJ to being a critic to running record stores and a record label- and presently doing management and publicity at Waterdog Music. My mother still lives in Knollwood Manor and in 2004 I married actress and singer Suzy Brack in the Union Church. My brother Peter (Class of 1965) lives in nearby Elgin, Illinois, and my sister Jacqueline (Class of 1967) now lives in Basel, Switzerland. My oldest brother Jan (probably class of 1955) has passed away but became a teacher in Colorado for many years. His son is a full-time musician and lives in Chicago. It'd be great to hear from a few of my classmates.

Barbara Kaplan Daniels
1970
BKDmom@aol.com

 

Special Education teacher in Stafford, Virginia.  Living here with her husband and three children.
 

Diane Chambal
1971
dchambal@aol.com

Diane in a certified Art teacher, who owns her own craft business and also works in the Chappaqua Schools District as a Senior Office assistant designing websites and board presentations. She is single and living in Mohegan Lake, NY. She would love to hear from any alumni.
  Peter Katsikis
1971
Katsi001@mc.duke.edu

Received MBA from Wake Forest University. Works as a Sr. Analyst for Duke University Medical Center. Lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife Patti and their two sons.
Barry Pisetzner
1971
bpisetzner@comcast.net 

Class of 1971-  Middle school Art Teacher. Married with four children and living in Cherry Hill, N.J.
Steven Michael Simmons
1971
stesimmons@na.ko.com

 

President of Coca-Cola Financial Corporation.  Living in Fayetteville, Georgia with his wife and two daughters.
  Larry Soria
1971
lsoria@tulfra.com

Controller Saddleback Realty in Rochelle Park, NJ. Soon to be president of Bnai Brith Tristate Region. Lives in Rochelle Park, NJ. with wife Melinda, and three children.
Kathleen Bowman Wilton
1971
krwilton@att.net

 

Graduated in 1971, Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves, living in Arizona with her two daughters. 
  Angela Arceri
1972

a_arasim@hotmail.com

Married lives in Poughkeepsie, NY has 2 daughters and is the Clerk for the Village of Fishkill
  Paulette Arone Shilling
1972
pshilling@nc.rr.com

Married with 2 kids, living in Cary, NC
Graduated MBA from National University, San Diego, California
  Bill Baverstock
1973

baverstock@mindspring.com
bill_baverstock@ncsu.edu 

Living in Raleigh, NC with wife Carol
working at North Carolina State University
Michael J. Einstein
1974
michael.einstein@eurekaggn.com

Michael lives on Long Island with his wife and two boys, 8 and 11. He runs sales and operations for a voice and data communications service provider in NYC. Would love to hear from some old friends from Pocantico Hills.
  Doreen Murphy Kelleher
1974
Eddoreen@aol.com

Living in Sandy Hook, CT with husband Edward, daughter and son. Ed has a law practice in Newtown, CT. where I am Paralegal/Office Manager/Librarian/ Benefits Administrator. Would like to hear from former classmates.
Dierdre L. Lacativa
1974 
dlacativa@yahoo.com

Living in Miami, FL for the past 23 years. I earned my degrees from the University of Miami, BBA '87 - MBA '96.  I am now working at the University of Miami as the Administrative Director for Biomedical Research programs at the School of Medicine. 
  William McLean
1974
wmclean@grahampelton.com 

Vice President of a Non-Profit Management Company based in New York City and New Jersey. Lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with wife, Jeanmarie and two sons.
Michael Galiano 
1975
umpfifteen@aol.com 

Lives in Ft. Lauderdale, FL with his wife Andrea and three children. Has been employed by AT&T (formerly Bellsouth) for 26 years.  Umpires College and Youth baseball.

Karen Caporizzo Roth
1975
kroth61@cox.net

 

Graduated in 1975. Living in Meriden Ct. with her family.
Marisa Stargiotti
1975
briar_green@hotmail.com

 

I graduated from Pocantico in 1975.  Currently a stay-at-home Mom with three children, a CPA who formerly worked in both private and public accounting.
Suzy Akin
1976
SAkin@hackley.k12.ny.us

Graduated in 1976
Teaching 11th grade English (just one section) and also work full time in the alumni/development office as Communications Director at the Hackley School.
  Joe Cimino
1976
jacimino@verizon.net
Artist / Designer - Living in Manhattan. Two wacky kids. One Boy & One Girl & One Wife. The last several years I have been making props for Off-Broadway Theatre Productions. Most of my work can be seen touring the United States w/Theatre Works USA.

  Joseph Fuoto
1976
fuotofinish@yahoo.com

Living and working in Atlanta GA
  Ron Perrillo
1976 (if I had not moved)
ronperrillo@sbcglobal.net
I am Grammy nominated jazz pianist and composer living in Chicago since 1990. I am also a part-time jazz studies lecturer for DePaul University and The Thelonious Monk Institute. 

Bill Graham Jr.
1977
harrumpf@yahoo.com

Married to Gloria and living in Peekskill, N.Y.  I retired from the Greenburgh Police Department 2008 and am currently working in project management as a consultant. One child, a daughter, who is a sales professional.
 
John (Jack) Carroll
1978
loch-raven-aviation@home.com 
or john.v.carroll@lmco.com 

 

Class of '78
Chief Inspector-Corporate Flight Operations Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bethesda, MD.
lives in Loch Raven, MD., married Mary Anne Pekarek of Upper Saddle River, NJ, two children http://loch-raven-
aviation-inc.com
  
Tom Salzberg
1978
Tom.Salzberg@otis.com 

 

Graduated in 1978. Moved to Connecticut in 1978 and graduated from The University of Connecticut in 1986. Is the General Manager of Operations for Otis Elevator Company in Detroit, MI and live in Wixom, MI with his wife Moira and 2 children.
Joseph Stargiotti 
1978
joe.stargiotti@verizon.net

 

1978 grad-lives in Pleasantville with his wife Katie and three daughters and has a law practice in White Plains 
  Bobby Venetianer
1978
bobbyv123@comcast.net
I was due to graduate in 1978 but moved to Briarcliff at the end of 7th grade in the summer of ‘77. After graduating Briarcliff High School in 1982, I went to Syracuse University. Moved to NYC and worked in the music business from 1986 to 2000. Now working for The Max Restaurant Group in Hartford, CT, living in Cromwell, CT with my 8 yr old daughter and fiancée. I would love to re-connect with old friends and can be reached at bobbyv123@comcast.net
Meg Cimino
1979
MgCimino@aol.com

 

Graduated in 1979 and is an attorney and lawyer living in New York City. 
Mike Marchese
1979
mike@caydal.com 

Mike Marchese, class of 1979, living in Pocantico Hills with his wife and two girls
Kay Eaker Marron 
1979
kay@kidgramz.com

9 years working for Texaco Inc., but now operates a home-based business, KidGramz LLC, with her sister-in-law, Diane Harrington Eaker (PHS Graduate 1974), living in Brookfield, CT with her husband and 3 wonderful daughters. 
John Phillips
1979
jlphillips@chpnet.org

Living in Pocantico Hills with his wife and children
Don Rizzo
1979

sunmortgage@optonline.net  

 

Class of 1979
Lives in Cortlandt Manor, NY with his wife Diane and our 3 children Jimmy, Craig and Anna. Owns a Mortgage Company called Sun Mortgage. The web address is www.SunMortgageCompany.com
Chris Stargiotti
1979
c_starg@yahoo.com

Class of 1979. Living in San Francisco. In June, finished a 3 year term as Director of Implementation for an internet messaging company.
  Lori Bitkower Fraternale
1980
Fratx4@aol.com

Living in Croton-On-Hudson, NY.  I'm married and have two sons. I am a fifth grade History teacher at the Todd School in Briarcliff Manor, NY.
  Katie Dunican Habib
1980
katie@inhomecooking.net
thehabibs@comcast.net

Married since 1989. Living with husband, 3 sons, and 1 daughter in Newburyport, MA. Have been doing freelance publishing work since 1994. Started a personal chef business in 2003.
Linda Soper Lovallo
1980
ljlovallo@aol.com

Living in CT with husband and stepdaughter, adopting son from Korea. Working at Save the Children in Westport.
 

Ann Pisetzner
1980
annip@optonline.net

 

Lives in Greenwich and started a firm that provides Owner Project Management services to those building large, high-value, residential estates.
  Ken Toffel
1980
ken.toffel@hotmail.com 

Went to Briarcliff HS then White Plains HS. Did a short stint in the NAVY then went on to receive an Associates Degree from Alfred State College of Technology in Alfred, NY. Married 1991, two children,
Worked in Valhalla, NY for 10 years, Burlington, VT for 10 years. Now living in Greensboro, NC working as a Senior Mask Design Engineer for RF Micro Devices.

  Steven Crovatto
1981
drsec66@comcast.net

Living in Jacksonville, Florida. Graduated dental school in 1995.  Married since '98 and have one son (03) and a daughter due in Feb 06.
Suzanne Garnett-Messier 
1981
Soosz3@aol.com

Married in 88' with 2 beautiful sons, living in Beacon, NY. Loves working for a Pharmaceutical as Team Leader of A/R Credit & Collection Dept. Would love to hear from fellow classmates!
Gina Resta-Downes
1981
gldownes@optonline.net

Married with 2 children living in Elmsford, NY. Works for the Superintendent at Pocantico Hills. Would love to hear from fellow alumni.
  Maureen Dunican Allen
1982
mmseall@sbcglobal.net

Living in South San Francisco, CA  with husband Michael and our two children.
Sandra Rizzo Bredthauer
1982
BredthauerCFP@aol.com

Works at American Express Financial Advisors as a CFP, married, has one son
Sean Farrell 
1982
sean.farrell@verizon.com 

Network Engineer and Technical Director for a Fortune 500 company in Orchard Park, NY 
Married with 3 sons
  Bridget Dunican Boccini
1983
irishbridget@optonline.net

Manny and I live in LaGrange, NY.  Beside teaching PE at Gayhead Elementary School, we are raising two great children.
 
Laura Variano von Glahn
1983
laura.vonglahn@talinternational.com 

Living in Ossining with husband Mark and two wonderful sons. Accountant working in Purchase, NY  
Kerrie Baker
1984
kirk1111@webtv.net 

 

Working for a major entertainment company in Hackensack, NJ 
Timothy Carroll
1984 
tcjc01@aol.com

Graduated from the University of Rhode Island.  Married with 2 children and is a police officer with the Town of Greenburgh teaching the DARE program.
  Katrina Spieles Chapins
1984
jer341@aol.com

Currently living in Hawthorne, NY. Married to my husband for 9 years and have an awesome little boy who is 5. Owns a wine shop in Briarcliff Manor.  Would love to hear from everyone.
Andrea Stargiotti Kane
1984 
snakane@verizon.net
Married with 2 children and we live in Ardsley. Previous to kids I worked for Wine Enthusiast Magazine as the Marketing Coordinator. Right now I am happily a stay home Mom. Looking forward to hearing from other alumni.

  Kimberly Hayes Rubel
1985
kimrubel@yahoo.com

Graduated from Hartt School of Music, and pursued performing arts in New York for several years. Several twists of fate took me to roles in advertising, marketing, and fundraising. I am currently a stay-at-home mom (my beautiful daughter was born in April 2006), living happily in Middlebury, CT with my husband Marc, who is an IT Program Manager for General Electric.
Jennifer Bowden Faiella
1986 
JFaiella@IFMG.com  

 

Lives in Beacon, NY with her husband Rob and works in Purchase, NY for Sun Life of Canada.
  Justin Fetridge
1987
justinfet1@aol.com

Graduated from Binghamton University, living in Elmsford with his wife, working at a Fundraising Company in Valhalla.

  Jennifer Vizcaino
1987
jjvizcaino@yahoo.com
Living in Elmsford with husband and her beautiful little girls, teacher in Yonkers and would love to reconnect with old friends.
Kenny Abramowitz
1990
Kenny76@comcast.net

 

graduated from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles with MA in screenwriting, living and being creative in the heart of Hollywood!  I owe so much of my creative inspiration to Pocantico Hills especially to Ms. Weyland and Mr. Vollinger, who let our imaginations run wild!  I forever miss and love Pocantico!
Keri Dool
1990
keri.dool@snapbevgrp.com

 

Living in Westchester and works for Snapple Beverage Group
  Stephanie Ball
1991
sball77@gmail.com
Living in Minneapolis, MN and is a PhD student in Environmental Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the University of Minnesota

 
  Deanna Collins-Taveras
1992
benedetta_amica@hotmail.com

Living in Queens, NY with her husband and baby girl. She graduated from the University of Albany in 2001 with a Masters in Social Work. She is the Director of the College Directions Program at Kingsbridge Heights Community Center in the Bronx.
  Nicole Maxwell-Cunningham
1994
NicoleCunningham80@live.com
 
Kevin Morgan
1994
kevin86@cox.net 

 

Living in Southington, Connecticut working as a Software Developer
  Christopher W. Cassese
1995
ccassese@bankofny.com

Living in New Rochelle, NY with my wife Grace working at The Bank of New York in downtown Manhattan as a Trust Associate
 
Jenny Elber
1995 
EENY35@aol.com

Living in Elmsford, NY and working in Greenwich CT as a Speech Language Pathologist in a private practice
Emily Harper
1995
emilyrharper@hotmail.com

Currently living in Westchester County, and will soon be working as a Registered Nurse in a hospital
Jacqueline Newbey
1996
Jacki888@aol.com 

 

teaching art in Rockland County
Nick Borowitz
1996

NickBorowitz@aol.com
 

 

Currently working for the Board of Education in Yonkers, NY as a PC Technician
Raghu Chivukula
1997
rrc@jhmi.edu

Currently a M.D./Ph.D. student at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  Martine Granby
1997
MartineGranby@yahoo.com
Graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 2005. Lives in Los Angeles, California. Currently the Asst. Program Coordinator of East LA Classic Theatre, and freelancing as a costume and set designer.

  Kristen Morgan
1997
kmorga5@towson.edu

Attended Towson University in Baltimore MD.
Graduated Spring 2005
Teaching in Westchester County
Joey Elber
1998
amontague211@hotmail.com

Currently living in South Yonkers and driving a truck for Coca-Cola
  Regina Bergen
1998
xrawkthisx@yahoo.com
Working as a paralegal at a law firm in Tarrytown, NY for a year prior to heading off  to law school
  Scott Sans
1998
ZeRoLoOc@aol.com

 

Graduated from Emerson College in Boston, MA, working in NY
Dom Elefante
1999
skunkmuzic@aol.com

 

 
  Nevin Francis,
1999
nevin.axiom@gmail.com

 

 
Pat Groenwoud
1999 
wigglystick@aol.com

 

 
Pat Holm
1999
dobedax@aol.com

 

 
Neil Quinn
2001
Avalanche676@aol.com

 

 
David Andrade
2001
mvdavid7@hotmail.com

 
Ryan Funigiello 
2002
CLiPpErS1522@aol.com
  

 
Veronica Yu
2002
VKY0521@aol.com

 
  Joshua Marrero 
2004
CoolJam524@aol.com

 
     

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