Archive for the ‘New York’ Category

Jo-Anne DeLurey Reed (M.Ed. ’87)

Jo-Anne DeLurey Reed passed away peacefully on February 26, 2023 at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was 62. Born on August 31, 1960 in Troy, NY, daughter of the late Harold Michael DeLurey and Diane (Philpott) DeLurey. Jo-Anne was passionate about children’s literacy, earning Teacher of the Year as both a Librarian and Literature Teacher during her 31 years of teaching at the Scroggins Fine Arts Magnet Elementary School before retiring in 2018. After her retirement, she worked as a Grant Manager for the City of Houston. Jo-Anne received her Master’s in Education from the University of Houston, her BA from State University of New York at Geneseo, and graduated from Hoosic Valley Central School in Schaghticoke, NY in 1978.Jo-Anne’s proudest accomplishment was raising her two sons, Jay (Brooklyn, NY) and Brett (The Woodlands, TX). She is survived by her three beloved sisters, Cheryl (John) Ryan of Voorheesville, NY; Holly (Mark) Patenaude of Valley Falls, NY; Cindi (Michael) Breen of Clifton Park, NY and many nieces and nephews.A memorial service will be held at the Valley Falls United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 10:00am.In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Champion Project’s Book Bus in her name at remembrances may be made at

David Lee Huynh (M.F.A. ’14)

David Lee Huynh will be starring in a television show called “Encounter Party.” It is being produced by Hasbro’s Entertainment One (eOne) and will be the official actual play of the Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying game.

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Francis Gerard O’Neill, Jr. (’92)

Francis Gerard O’Neill, Jr. (Frankie), 51, died September 4, 2020, with his family by his side in Spring, Texas. He was born April 5, 1969, in Catskill, NY to Frank and Carol O’Neill. Frankie went to St. Patrick’s Grammar School in Catskill, NY. He graduated from Klein Oak High School in Spring, TX in 1987. He attended college at the University of Houston where he earned a Bachelor degree in Science; Master of Science in Administration; Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology. He was a special education teacher for both the Aldine and Spring Independent School Districts. He was a living example to students, that despite their limitations, they could still achieve their dreams. He was an active member of Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church. His interests included family, computers, music, and reading. He devoted much of his time to children, with a special devotion to Joshua, Jessica, Jilliana, Jayci, Hailey, Brooklyn, and Bryson. Family and friends were of great importance to him. He was the bridge connecting all generations of his family. Frankie is survived by his parents Frank and Carol (Overbaugh) O’Neill; sister, Noreen O’Neill; brother and sister-in-law, Brian and Stacy O’Neill; 2 nephews, Jack and Luke O’Neill; aunt and uncle, Ann and Adrian McCrea; uncle, Tommy Nixon; uncle and aunt, Larry and Linda Overbaugh; aunt and uncle, Susan (Overbaugh) and Steve Loughman; aunt, Marion Overbaugh; uncle and aunt, Michael and June Overbaugh; uncle and aunt, Billy and Kerry Overbaugh; 19 first cousins in Ireland and 8 cousins in the United States. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Harold and Marion Overbaugh and Frank and Nora O’Neill; uncle, Joe O’Neill; aunt, Agnes (O’Neill) Nixon; cousins: Eric Loughman, Kevin Rose, and Benjamin Overbaugh (Baby Ben). Special and loving acknowledgement to doctors, nurses, teachers, and friends who helped him live a long, productive life. A Celebration of Life open house will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m at his home. Call or PM for address. Burial will be held in Catskill, NY when Covid restrictions are lifted.

Geoffrey Arthur Stanford (’73)

Obituary of Geoffrey Arthur Stanford


Geoffrey A. Stanford passed away July 2, 2020. Predeceased by his parents Douglas and Barbara Stanford of Brockport, NY, Geoffrey is survived by sisters Carol Stanford and Anne Stanford, both of Irondequoit, NY. He served in the U.S. Army and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston, TX. Geoffrey had been employed by Lockheed where he worked in NASA’s space shuttle program. Sincere thanks to all the volunteers and staff at Sunset House and Lifetime Care Hildebrandt Hospice Center for their loving care and supportInterment will be in Irondequoit Cemetery at the convenience of family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Geoffrey’s memory to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450; Sunset House, 3746 St. Paul Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14617; or to Hildebrandt Hospice Center, attn.: Lifetime Care Donations, Rochester Regional Health Foundations, 330 Monroe Ave. Suite 400, Rochester, NY 14607.

Allen Norin (M.S. ’70, Ph.D ’72)

UH alum, Dr. Allen Norin is completing his fifth year as the New York State Elected Representative to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Histocompatibility Committee.

Erica Kilbride (M.B.A ’14)

Erica Kilbride (M.B.A. ’14) married Eric Obenziger on October 12, 2019 in Brooklyn, NY. More…

Andrea Dacquino (M.B.A. ’07)

Andrea Dacquino is now Director of Operations and Business Development at Global Services at New York – Presbyterian Hospital in New York, NY. More…

Neil M. Gustafson (M.B.A. ’16)

Neil Gustafson is now Brand Manager at L’Oreal in New York, NY. More…

Gary J. Malek

Barton & Loguidice Announces Additions at the Firm’s Syracuse Office: Gary Malek joins the Facilities group in our Syracuse Office as a part-time Senior Project Engineer. A resident of Auburn, NY, Malek received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from The University of Houston and his Masters in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, Malek worked as a Structural Engineer where he provided structural design services on a variety of federal and government projects, worked on design build for military projects, provided structural calculations, narratives, construction cost estimates and responses to government review comments and provided construction documents, review of construction submittals and responses to contractor’s requests for information and field observations.

Todd L. Krause (J.D.’97)

UHLC alumnus Todd Krause ’97 has joined Desmarais LLP.