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Dominic D. Calvello, Feb. 8. The San Jose native served in the Army during World War II. He was awarded a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. In 1948, he married his sweetheart, Ann Theresa Moranda, and started the Ace Glass Shop in Salinas, which he ran for 50 years. He is survived by two daughters; five grandchildren; and a greatgranddaughter.

John Somers, May 3. The San Jose native graduated from Heald Engineering College in 1934 and was employed by the Army Corps of Engineers and the Berkeley Steel Tank and Pipe Company before starting SOS Steel in San Jose. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Alice; three children; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


George Treat, March 23. The San Andreas, Calif., native, worked as an engineer for more than 50 years.


William Sinclair, April 26. A native of Corte Madera, he earned a football scholarship to SCU and was a flight instructor in the Army Air Corps. He worked for Conoco-Phillips and retired as a vice president. He is survived by his wife, Thelma; two children; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


John J. Hartman, Jan. 4. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; and grandsons, Anthony J. Nicoletti ’90 and John Nicoletti '03.


Richard D. Falconer, March 21. The longtime Bakersfield resident and World War II veteran was born in Porterville. He served in the Pacific during World War II and earned football and baseball scholarships to SCU. He played semi-professional baseball for a few years, drawing interest from the New York Yankees. In 1948, he won a homesteader lottery and moved to Tule Lake, Calif., where he farmed potatoes and wheat for over a decade. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jackie; a son; two daughters; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.


James Francis McCone II, March 22. A native of San Francisco, he attended SCU and Virginia Military Institute, and graduated from UC Berkeley. He served in the Army and was twice decorated as a Philippine Scout officer. After World War II, he joined the Central Intelligence Agency and concurrently worked at Pacific Far East Lines as an executive. He was an addiction counselor and maintained a private practice until his death. He is survived by a daughter; two sons; and five grandchildren.


William J. Prentice, March 19. A member of the SCU Athletic Hall of Fame for baseball. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rose Marie; six children; and eight grandchildren.


Gene T. Yore, M.D., April 8. A graduate of SCU and UCSF Medical School, he practiced general surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital for many years. An avid sports fan, he played on the Broncos’ first Orange Bowl football team. He enjoyed golf and traveled the world to play numerous courses. He is survived by two daughters and two grandchildren.


George Bernard Gallagher, Feb. 28. A native of Berkeley, he entered the military service after college and had a 30-year career as an officer in the Air Force, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. He worked for TRW until his full retirement in 2001, completed an MBA at the University of Southern California, served as a senior volunteer with the Long Beach Police Department, and was active supporting the arts in the Los Angeles area. He is survived by his long-time partner, Martín Camarena; his brother, Ed Gallagher ’60; and by nieces and nephews, including Bernard Gallagher ’90 and Megan Gallagher Chatfield ’94.

George Joseph Greenwood Jr., Feb. 17, 2007. He was a banker with Wells Fargo Bank for 37 years and was president of numerous organizations, including the Sunnyvale Downtown Business and Professional Association and the Carmel Business Association. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn; four children; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and four siblings, including a sister, Nannette Giommi ’68. His brother Daniel '60 died on April 18.


Thomas J. Flynn Jr., March 2. He served as senior vice president of Bank of America’s statewide real estate lending activities until 1983, when he joined Blackman, Flynn & Company as its chairman. He served on the SCU Board of Fellows. He is survived by his three children.


Stephen McCabe O.P., Feb. 26. He was born in North Dakota and became a Dominican Friar and was ordained as a Catholic priest in 1962. After graduate study and initial assignments at Dominican University and priories in Berkeley and Seattle, he served at the Provincial offices in Oakland from 1975 to 1985. He is survived by his two sisters.


Joseph E. Huarte, Feb. 15. Born and raised on a citrus ranch in Anaheim, he was a teacher of science and other courses. He obtained his pilot’s license and enjoyed flying small aircraft, scuba diving, camping, fishing, and hiking. He and his wife Marcie are survived by eight children.


John Goodfellow, Feb. 25. After earning an engineering degree from SCU, he earned a MBA at California State University at Los Angeles and began working in computers. He founded GFL Systems, Inc. in 1981. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jane; three children; and seven grandchildren.


Daniel D. Greenwood, April 18. He is survived by his wife, Kathy; and three children.


George Ney, March 13. He is survived by his wife, Joan.


Anne Elizabeth (Hartman) Nicoletti, Feb. 23. The Atherton native worked at Gymboree and later at Village Preschool in Saratoga. In 1971 she married Tom Nicoletti ’69. The couple lived in Germany before moving to Saratoga where they have lived for the past 30 years. She is survived by her beloved husband; and children Tony ’99, Suzy, and John ’03.


Patricia Mangili Stewart, March 15. A native of Stockton, she was a teacher in Manteca for 14 years and at Presentation School for 11 years. She is survived by her husband, William; and two children.


Jenise Eileen Ellis, Feb. 12, after a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Harry Olivar, and three sons, Jordan, David, and Harry III; and numerous other relatives. The Pasadena native had lived with her family in San Marino since 2003. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Santa Clara University in Jenise’s name.

Jeff Eric Stolzberg, March 12. The Minnesota native was active as a youth in the Boy Scouts of America and was a Big Brother for many years. He worked part time caring for mentally handicapped patients and as a respiratory technician and orderly. After college, he became a regional sales manager with a database software company. He later re-located to the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, where he operated an online business. He is survived by Dyanne Schray and their son.


Laura Marie Andrews, March 3. A native of Syracuse, New York, she was a human resources manager for the UTemp Staffing Program at the University of Washington. She was an avid runner from a young age. She is survived by her partner, Mike Martin.


Darren Patrick McClurg, Feb 19. He was a graduate of the Jessie H. Jones School of Management at Rice University in Houston and worked in the recreational industry. He is survived by a sister and his parents.