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Alumni plan reunions in 2014

If you graduated in a year ending in a "4" or "9" your class may be having a class reunion in 2014.
Also, some schools have all-class alumni dinners.
Check below to see if your class or a family member's class has plans for a reunion or at least persons to contact to keep informed.
For classes with no information, bookmark and look later at the "Alumni Reunions" file at the botom of the "categories" list on the left.
If your class isn't listed, check with officers or committee members and have them send any information available -- even if it's only a couple contact names with phone numbers, mail and e-mail addresses. Send: name of school, class year, committee members' names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, to or mail to Living -- class reunions, Daily Sentinel, PO Box 471, Rome, NY 13442-0471.

Rome Free Academy alumni should also send their information to Jeanette Taverna Dominic, 4 Flower Court, Rome, NY 13440-4521. Phone 315-337-2480 or e-mail:

RFA reunions

Below are details and contacts for RFA classes with reunions submitted to the Daily Sentinel or to Jeanette Taverna Dominic who helps coordinate RFA reunions.

1934 -- 80-year reunion. No information supplied.

1939 -- 75-year reunion. No information supplied.

1944 -- 70-year reunion. No information supplied.

1949 -- 65-year reunion. No information supplied.

1954 -- 60-year reunion. Aug. 29 and 30, 2014. Beeches Restaurant, 7900 Turin Road at Potter Road. Contacts: Jeanette Fiorenza Agnone, 315-337-2811; Isabelle Lo Russo Corgliano, 315-337-5352; Donna Watson Baker, 315-337-7238; Ron Campbell, 315-336-5826; Phil Montalbano, 315-336-1862.

1959 -- 55-year reunion Aug. 1, 2 and 3, 2014. Turning Stone Casino all three nights. Contacts: Gerri LaGrotteria Mortis at 315-336-2613, Mary Ann Izzo Rizzo at 315-339-1295 or Ro D'Amore Gifford at 727-430-5835 or e-mail

1964 -- 50-year reunion. (billed as fifth, 10-year reunion). Friday, Saturday, Aug. 15-16, 2014. Friday, TBA. Saturday, Teugega Country Club, 6801 Golf Course Road (with band Target). Contact: Ron Townsend, 1112 Laurel St., Rome, NY 13440-2530. Phone 315-225-5529. E-mail

1969 -- 45-year reunion. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, TBA; Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 - Teugega Country Club, 6801 Golf Course Road. Contacts: Jan Hubiak Norelli, 315-339-3116; Carol Daniello Furgal, 315-336-5483; Bonnie Bole Goetz, 315-525-857.

1974 -- 40-year reunion. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, Delta Lake Inn, 8524 Fish Hatchery Road. Contacts: Debby (Dorn) Kay,, 337-2867 or Kathy (Vinneau) Piemonte, kpiemont RFA Class 1974

1979 -- 35-year reunion. Friday, July 25, 2014 Delta Lake Inn, 8524 Fish Hatchery Road, casual dinner. Saturday, July 26, 2014 The Savoy, 255 E Dominick St. Casual get-together on the PatioWebsite: Or Free Academy Class of 1979. Contacts: Patty Vacca,; Kim Benner Beckley,; Leigh Baynes Lombardo,; Don Roberts,; Tom Nelson,

1982 -- 32-year reunion. "Off-year" reunion for a "50th Birthday Bash" (most class members turning 50). Friday, July 25, 2014 to be announced. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 5 to 9 p.m. Stanwix Veterans and Men's Club, 6774 Lamphear Road, picnic style. Contacts: check the Rome Free Academy Class of 1982 group or email 315-335-1412.

1984 -- 30-year reunion. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Tentative The Mill, 611 E Dominick St. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Wood's Valley, 9074 Dopp Hill Road (also with Route 46 entrance), Westernville. Contact: RFA Class of 84 on Facebook or email

1989 -- 25-year reunion. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Informal happy hour/cash bar at Gone Coastal, 5345 Lee Center Taberg Road Town of Lee. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 with RCH at the Beeches-7900 Turin Road (at Potter Road), 7-11pm. $50 pp includes appetizers, open bar from 8-10 p.m. to register and pay for the reunion: If you prefer to pay by check to RFA Class of 1989 instead of paypal- please register, and then mail to: RFA class of 89, PO BOX 71, Rome, NY 13442. Include full name/maiden name/guest name & email address.Contacts: Beth Palinski McMonagle, Lori Pina Stiadle, Cheryl Secor Corr, Diane Swinney Campbell, Melissa Thomas at or join the RFA Class of 1989 Facebook.

1994 -- 20-year reunion. July 26, 2014, Delta Lake Inn, 8524 Fish Hatchery Road, 6-10 p.m. Contacts: Kathleen Palinski, 2004 N. Madison St., Rome, NY 13440,; , Erica Daniels, Rome, NY,; Daniela Lokker, John Vergis, and RFA Class of '94 20th reunion facebook page

1999 -- 15-year reunion. No information supplied.

2004 -- 10-year reunion. Saturday, June 21, 2014 The Savoy, 255 E. Dominick St. Contact: Ashley Coon, (585)729-2332 or

2009 -- five-year reunion. No information supplied.

Rome Catholic, SAA, AHN

Besides checking here, Rome Catholic and Rome's other Catholic School alumni can e-mail, or call 315-336-6190 ext 0 for information about alumni or reunions.
RCH Class of 1969 -- 45-year reunion. Aug. 23, 2014 at Delta Lake Inn. Contacts: Mary Anne Barry Kenny, 1743 N. George St. Rome, NY 13440-2433, phone 315-337-5210; Fran Mazzaferro Carollo, 2019 Holly St., Rome, NY 13440-2217, phone 315-336-6203; Linda Serway Bordwell, Rochester.

RCH Class of 1989 -- 25-year reunion. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Informal happy hour/cash bar at the Mill, 611 E. Dominick St. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 with RFA in the Beeches, 7900 Turin Road (at Potter Road) 7-11 p.m. $50 pp includes appetizers, open bar from 8-10 p.m. Contacts: Jacquelyn Gulla at or Marie DeAngelo Constantino at or join the RCH Class of 1989 Facebook page

Other area schools

Following is information on contacts for other area schools:

Adirondack Class of 1984 -- 30-year reunion. July 25-27, 2014. Hulbert House, Boonville. Times and details to follow. Contacts: Judy Traxel Slye (Batavia), Eileen Esch (Forestport) or Facebook at ACS Class of 1984 30th reunion

Camden See:

Camden Class of 1969 -- 45-year reunion. July 25-27, 2014. Tentative schedule: Friday, icebreaker at Liberty Lanes, 9660 Mill St., Camden; Saturday, breakfast at 9 Emmons Circle (off Wolcott Hill), afternoon TBA. Reunion dinner in the barn, Camden American Legion, 66 Moran Post Road. Sunday, breakfast in Vienna Hotel, 2805 Route 49. Contact: Lois Riesterer, 315-245-2358.

Camden Class of 1979 -- 35-year reunion: Aug. 1-2, 2014: Friday, Aug. 1, 6 p.m. Ice Breaker at The Sunset Grill, Main Street, Sylvan Beach. Saturday, Aug. 2, 11 a.m. Informal Family Style Picnic at Raymond Woods Pavilion in Forest Park, Camden. Tours of the High School and Middle School planned at same time as picnic. Saturday, Aug. 2, 6 p.m. Dinner Banquet at Delta Lake Inn, Fish Hatchery Road, Rome. Check for updates and update your contact information at: or contact Lance Williams, Reunion Chairperson via email at or at (315) 334-9263.

Westmoreland Class of 1979 -- 35-year reunion. Saturday, July 5, 2014 from noon to 6 p.m. South Pavillion at Verona Beach State Park, 6541 Lakeshore Road South, Verona Beach Contacts: JoMarie Kierpiec Hanggi; Jack Holeck,; Pam Smith,; Linsley Cheney Hews,; Laurie Christensen DeBella,

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