Joanne Harrington (nee Riddell) (1970)
After leaving Notre Dame Joanne entered into a career in Dentistry. She is presently working as an office manager for a dental practice in Toronto. She is married to Norm and has one son.
Pat Murphy (1970)
Class of 1970. Hi everyone, I am thrilled to find this website and hope some of my old classmates will be in touch. I was a registered nurse but I am now retired due to the fact I need both my knees replaced(old age eh?) I married Ted Spong (an old Neil boy) some 37 years ago and we are still going strong. Ted is a lawyer and we have one son Stephen who is now 29. I had lunch with Cathy Barbetta some years ago but other than that i have not seen anyone else from the class of 1970, so I hope to see some of you on October 15.
Joanne Mullen (1970)
Joanne attended nursing school after graduating from Notre Dame. She is presently a teacher in the Nursing Program at Centennial College.
NancyTtina Morana (nee Pecorella) (1971)
Nancy worked as a dental assistant for many years. She married Sam, has two children and devotes most of her time to volunteering at her children’s school and is involved in her children’s many outside school activities.
Virginia Gibas (nee Treadwell) ( 1971)
Upon completing high school Virginia went to Western University and later worked in the field of Early Childhood Education. She now resides in Vancouver, B.C. with her son Nicholas.
Patricia Rotman (nee Vaillancourt)
Patricia is the mother of two children and is an executive assistant for the Corporate Finance-Teknion Corporation
Antonina (Lupo) Schembri , 1971
After Leaving NDHS, Antonina attended the University of Toronto and continued her education at Teacher’s college. After graduation in 1976, she worked for various schools with the TDCSB. Antonia married Sam in 1975 and they had two children, Teresa and Corrado. Both children are married. Antonina is now retired and she is enjoying her two grandchildren, Lorenzo and Sebastian.
Joanne (Genier) Thauberger (1971) spent twenty years in the Yukon and in rural Alberta setting up a home care system. She worked in small rural hospitals and in Aboriginal hospitals. She then got her nursing degree in Alberta. She is now the assistant director of care at a long term facility in Toronto. She has a son who works in an automotive garage. Her pets include a beagle, two cats and a bird. She enjoys spending time with her cousins, doing crafts.
Louise (Burt) Doherty 1973
Louise was a member of the school band for five years. She keeps in touch with three other Notre Damians. She presently resides in Calgary, Alberta with her husband, Brian whom she met when he moved out west in 1980. Their three children were bon three and she now is a Calgary Catholic School Board Administrator.
Lucy (Meriz) Pires, 1973
Lucy left Notre Dame and has made a career out of Bell Canada. Lucy married and had two children. Lucy’s daughter, Laura, attended Notre Dame and now works as a teacher for the TCDSB.
Carmel O’Hara (1975) works as an administrative officer for Service Canada. She enjoys collecting stamps, gardening and travelling. She has pen pals all over the world.
Vicki (McElcheran) McCrae (1976) received her BA degree from UofT then from the Ontario College of Art. She and her husband Mike live in Toronto and have raised six children. She is actively involved in St. Brigid parish as choir director. She has been a vocal music teacher for the Toronto Catholic District School board and is now attending OISE.
Donna McElligott (1976) has been working with both CBC Radio and Television since 1984. Her work has taken her around the world. She worked in 1987 as the foreign expert for Radio Beijing. Donna reported from Moscow on the changing face of democracy there and on the guerrilla war against Communism in Afghanistan. She also worked as a reporter in Charlottetown, a senior news editor in Inuvik, a legislative reporter at Queen’s Park, and a parliamentary correspondent in Ottawa. In 1994, Donna was appointed National Reporter for Alberta, based in Calgary. In 1996, she became News Editor for CBC 1010 and went on to co-host the station’s morning show, the Calgary Eyeopener. Donna was appointed the host of Wild Rose Country in November 2002, the noon hour show heard on the CBC across Alberta from Monday to Thursday. Now on Fridays, she also turns her attention to politics on Friday Scrum.
Sabina Petri 1977
Sabina attended Sir Sandord Fleming College for Forestry . After completing her program from College she continued her education in Cartography (Map Making). Sabrina married and had two children, Natalie and Eric. and at one point was working for a Photography shop and eventually both Sabrina and her husband became owners of the Lindsay business and ran it for fourteen years. From there they went on to their own Wine Making Business. They have been operating this business for fourteen years. She now resides in Fenelon Falls, Ontario.
Suzanne Tomaiuoli (nee Cushinan) (1978)
Suzanne resides in Geneva, Switzerland. Suzanne works as an administrative assistant with World Council of Churches.
Ann-Marie Gaudet (nee Boyland) (1979)
(Updated July, 2011)
One year after graduating ND I attended a party where I met a Neil McNeil grad (Luc Gaudet) and it’s the fact that we went to those schools that got us talking and we’ve been together ever since (married in 1983). We have 3 beautiful daughters and have resided in Pickering for 24 years where my hubby is a Firefighter. I was a stay at home Mom for 10 years. When my youngest started Junior Kindergarten I started night school at Centennial College in Travel & Tourism. After graduating I became a travel agent and then in 1998 started my own cruise only travel agency in Pickering called Cruise Holidays of Metro East. In 2006 I bought a century old house in Pickering Village (Ajax) and moved my business there. I have been blessed with a wonderful family and the opportunity to travel and see the world. In January 2012 my husband and I are going to be travelling to Equidor and sailing around the Galapagos Islands.
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