Alumni, Teachers, Facebook members
Join the Cromwell CT All-school Alumni group on Facebook. No dues, no meetings, just for fun and information. If you spot a mistake or would like to submit something to this site it is another way to contact us.
September 24, 2022Notice - We are taking down the email section of the website. It has an extremely low usage rate and potentially presents privacy issues. There's also the fact that as Sue and I are getting older, we wanted one less area to maintain.
September 17, 2022Class of 1971 - We learned from Paula Luna ('65) that Bev Leghorn passed away last week. Our condolences to her family and friends. An obituary is not currently available.
September 15, 2022Class of 1972 - Pictures from 50th anniversary are now available. Please let us know if any names are missing, misplaced or misspelt. [UPDATE] New photos added 9/16/22.
September 13, 2022Class of 1967 - Our belated condolences to the family and friends of William Hodge, who died in November 2019.
September 12, 2022Class of 1968 - Our condolences to the family and friends of Edward Haniewski, who died on September 8, 2022, at his home in Cheshire.
September 7, 2022Class of 1961 - Our belated condolences to the family and friends of Gregory Miller, who died 2 years ago on March 16, 2020, in Pennsylvania.
September 5, 2022MHS Class of 1943 * - Our condolences to the family and friends of Dorothy McIntyre Linehan, who died September 3, 2022.
August 25, 2022Class of 1978 Our condolences to the family and friends of Dan "Jody" Ferro who died on August 20th.
Class of 1958 MHS Our condolences to the family and friends of Donald Dickerson* who died earlier this year on April 23rd in New Hampshire.
August 23, 2022Class of 1966 Our condolences to the family and friends of Sam Lewis who died in July. Thank you to Sylvia ('70) for providing the obituary and photo.
August 18, 2022Class of 1991 Our condolences to the family and friends of Jesse Marozzi who died on August 14th.
August 17, 2022Class of 1968 Our condolences to the family and friends of Katherine Hennessey Rand who died on July 31st.
August 15, 2022Class of 1977 Dean Mottle passed away in Las Vegas NV in early July. Our condolences to his family and friends. No obituary is currently available, but there was a celebration of his life held at The Well in Cromwell on August 12th.
August 10, 2022Class of 1967* Susan DiFusco Reed *passed on July 25th. Our condolences to her family and friends. She went to CHS thru her sophomore year, then moved to New Britain.
July 31, 2022Class of 1959 "...July 30, 2022 - my 82nd birthday as well as my wedding day with Robert Rinkel! How much happiness can a woman have?" - Alice Azure Rinkel
July 26, 2022Class of 1948 MHS Wesley Blakely passed away on July 2022. Our condolences to his family and friends.
July 12, 2022Class of 1972 - (50th reunion, September 9-10) Patti Hill says the class of '72 can still sign up as long as they send their response and get checks to her or Penny by August 1st. Contact Penny Damiata at 86O 343-3665 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Patti Hill at 86O 478-7159 or email: email@example.com. Also if people have memorabilia / pictures they would like to share, or a DJ they would like to recommend, it would be welcomed. More info at 50th anniversary page .
July 10, 2022Class of 1965 Judith Spada Isaacson passed away last month on June 11th. Our condolences to her family and friends.
Class of 1971 - Ken Slater has sent a status update for their 51st Reunion at TPC River Highlands in October. It includes a PDF with who's coming. Please check to make sure your info is correct.
July 8, 2022Class of 1970 Laura Sekscenski O'Brien passed away on June 2nd. Our condolences to her family and friends. As yet there is no online obituary available.
July 7, 2022Class of 1983 We just learned that Sherry Knowlton Tota passed away in 2020. Our condolences to her family and friends. There is no online obituary available but available information is on her obituary page
June 21, 2022Class of 2002 - Kimberly Perrotta has set up a 20th reunion Facebook invite, anyone who doesn’t have Facebook can RSVP to Kimberly: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mark your calendars for September 24th!
June 21, 2022Class of 1972 - Patti Hill asks the class of '72 to get their replies for the 50th reunion (yes or no) to her or Penny right away. Contact Penny Damiata at 86O 343-3665 or email: email@example.com. or Patti Hill at 86O 478-7159 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. More info at 50th anniversary page .
June 15, 2022Class of 1973 We just learned that Randall Dobkiewicz passed away in 2004. Our condolences to his family and friends
June 13, 2022Class of 1965 Claire Bonney just learned that Judith Spada, a classmate in the class of 1965, died this past weekend, and notified me. I will put up more information when it is available.
June 10, 2022Class of 1978 -Our condolences to the family and friends of David Landell '78, who died in Florida. His wife Donna Marino Landell '78, predeceased him in February of this year.
June 1, 2022MHS Class of 1952 * - Our condolences to the family and friends of Shirley Swanson Shiller, who died May 3, 2022.
May 31, 2022Cromwell Parade It was fun to see a number of alumni walking by while watching the Memorial day parade. I saw Paula Luna '65; John Swingen '66; The Wallent twins (Elizabeth and Victoria) '69; Jerry Seagrave and Maureen Flynn Fleet '70. And, of course, my sister Susan Butler Czaja '63. I'm sure there were dozens more. Those were just the ones that I recognized. (David '70)
May 25, 2022Class of 1977 Our reunion will be held August 13th. We have a Facebook messenger group. Anyone seeking information can contact Rose Ann Ollari Horan. email@example.com or 860-205-8794
May 19, 2022Class of 1973 - Our condolences to the family and friends of Robin Nelson who died recently. No obituary has been located but I based one on her sister Carol's obituary.
May 18, 2022Class of 2002 - Kimber Mae Perrotta has set up an online survey. Please fill it out to help them plan for a potential 20 year reunion! If you grew up with us, you are invited - CHS, Mercy, Xavier, or Vinal.
May 11, 2022Class of 1984 * - Our condolences to the family and friends of August Reil, III, who died May 1, 2022.
May 5, 2022Class of 1964 - Our condolences to the family and friends of Judith Riggott Mullavey who died February 11, 2022, in Vass, North Carolina.
April 30, 2022High / Middle School For us old-timers it was our high school. For the younger generation it was the Middle school. Soon it will be replaced by a more up-to-date facility. The committee working on the project is hosting an Open House with guided tours of the old building. Date is May 5th, from 5:30 to 7 pm. Presentation is at 6 pm. Click here for more info from the Middle School Building Committee.
April 28, 2022Class of 1942 - Our condolences to the family and friends of Margaret Drew Johnson who died April 17, 2022.
April 20, 2022Class of 1975 - Our condolences to the family and friends of Donald Laszarkewski who died April 3, 2022.
April 18, 2022Class of 1972 - Patti Hill reports that after a survey of class members they have booked Cafe Fiore in Cromwell for their formal reunion event. Invitations have gone out. Please rsvp as soon as possible, June 15th at the latest. You can also stay up to date at the 50th anniversary page .
April 6, 2022Class of 1972 - Patti Hill reports that by request she and Penny are investigating a more formal setting for day two of the class reunion. She also sent a list of people who they can't locate. Take a look and see if you can help.
March 31, 2022Class of 1968 - While working on the Senior class pictures page I found information that I used to make an obiturary for Victor Johnson who died in 1993. Our condolences to his family and friends.
March 29, 2022Class of 1968 - Added a page to the Early years section for Mrs. Kendall's third grade class. There are 6 students that need names. Thanks to Dave Logan for supplying the photos.
March 6, 2022Class of 1971 - As noted on Feb 20, there is a 2022 Cromwell Class of 71 Reunion scheduled for Saturday, 22 October 2022. Ken Slater has updated the notification date to 1 July 2022.
Ken Slater - 3060 N. Atlantic Ave. - Unit 706 - Cocoa Beach, FL 32931-5048
TEL (321) 537-2106 - KSlate1@yahoo.com
March 3, 2022Class of 1972 - The initial planning meeting for the 50th class reunion was held. Penny Berggren Damiata and Patricia Hill Moon want to reach as many classmates as possible. They are in the process of gathering contact information and will be posting a list of "where are you" as soon as they have one.
They have set the dates of September 9th and 10th so far. The 9th will be a meet and greet and Penny's home and the 10th a celebration at Randy Yasny's home. As plans develop they will be posted to the reunion planning page and on FaceBook.
February 27, 2022Class of 1959 - I was informed this morning, by his nephew, that Larry Jezouit died yesterday. He has been our website proofreading editor for quite a few years and I have enjoyed hearing from him. Our condolences to his family and friends. No further information at this time.
February 22, 2022Class of 1982 -Our condolences to the family and friends of Jeffrey D'Amato who died February 16, 2022. Jeff lived in Vernon, CT.
February 20, 2022Class of 1971 - A 2022 Cromwell Class of 71 Reunion is scheduled for Saturday, 22 October 2022, at a yet to be determined venue in or near Cromwell. Any member of the class may attend, no matter where they graduated. Ken Slater is leading the effort and requests those planning to attend, notify him using the contact information below, no later than 1 March 2022.
Ken Slater - 3060 N. Atlantic Ave. - Unit 706 - Cocoa Beach, FL 32931-5048
TEL (321) 537-2106 - KSlate1@yahoo.com
Class of 1972 - Penny Berggren Damiata has announced a kick off meeting for the 50th reunion. The meeting is Monday, February 28 at 6:30 at Penny Damiata’s 43 North Rd., Cromwell. Anyone willing to be on the committee is invited to attend. You can reply to her notice on the All-school alumni Facebook group. See link above.
February 16, 2022Class of 1978 -Our condolences to the family and friends of Donna Marino Landell '78, who died February 10, 2022, in Port Saint Lucie, Florida.
February 14, 2022Class of 1966 *Vinal - In working on the site and checking old correspondence we found and added the obituary for David LaMonica who died in February 2011. Our condolences to his family and friends.
February 11, 2022Class of 1975 - In working on the site we found and added the obituary for Mary Joe Martino Swol who died in 1994. Our condolences to her family and friends.
February 4, 2022Class of 1960 - Our belated condolences to the family and friends of Elaine Salonia Frappier who died December 12, 2021.
Class of 1959 -Our condolences to the family and friends of Gerald McGinley * 59 who died January 30, 2022. He moved to East Hartford after his junior year.
February 2, 2022Class of 1971 - More work on the Class of 1971 Early years. Added 8th grade photos to the All Classes page. Still wondering about Lillian vs Lisa Carlin and Martha vs Lynn Weston. I don't have the yearbook, so I can't double check. Also added a page with all the individual photos from 8th grade.
January 27, 2022Class of 1969 - I received an article from Jerry Seagrave concerning Donald Harris' death. Based on it and his father's obituary I put together a page for Don who died July 27, 1983. Our condolences to his family and friends
January 22, 2022Class of 1969 - Our condolences to the family and friends of James Magoon who died January 16, 2022.
January 19, 2022General for the early 1970s at E.C.Stevens - We have put up a total of 3 (so far) of the editions of "Newsline - ECS". These can be found in the Scrapbook /publications page.
January 17, 2022Class of 1971 - We have been continuing work on the Class of 1971 Early years. Especially the All Classes page. I'm hoping it could help put names to the misnamed (See Lillian vs Lisa Carlin and Martha vs Lynn Weston). I don't have the yearbook, so I can't double check. Also the photos with missing names are shown at the bottom.
Class of 1970 - We have put together a 1970 All Classes page. Let me know if anyone is misnamed. There are a few names that are still missing shown at the bottom.
January 14, 2022Staff - Our condolences to the family and friends of Nancy Tibbals who died January 7, 2022. She was a librarian at E.C.Stevens school.
January 12, 2022Class of 1971 - We have heard from Cathy-Lee Rizza and have filled in more IDs for 8th grade Class of 1971.
Class of 1980 - We have also heard from Sharon Griffin Gosse that her mother, Marie Bailey Griffin, MHS Class of 1957, has several ECS Newsline newsletters from the early 1970s when she and her siblings were students there. I have the first 4 pages of the December 1971 put up, and plan to finish the last 7 pages in the morning.
January 3, 2022Class of 1971 - We have several new Early Year pages for the Class of 1971. They include First, Third and Fifth grade. A number of names are missing and could use a class member to help us fill them in.
January 2, 2022Class of 1974 - It was learned from Brice J. Stroneski's obit that his brother Vance predeceased him. As we did not have him in the '74 memorial page and I was unable to find an obituary, I checked on Ancestry and found the pertinent information.
Vance Stroneski died November 25, 2011. He was the son of the late Joseph Stroneski, former teacher at CHS. Our belated condolences to his family and friends.
January 1, 2022Class of 1975 - Brice J. Stroneski died December 28, 2021 at Middlesex Hospital. He was the son of the late Joseph Stroneski, former teacher at CHS. Our condolences to his family and friends.
Class of 2017 - The class page for 2017 is now available. As always, if you spot something hinky let us know and we will fix it.
The news and notes for 2021 has been transferred to the Index Page Archive section. We've left the most recent December notes for a bit of continuity. If a link in the archive section doesn't work you can also use the Search field to find the page you are looking for.
Fun Fact - We had approximately 30400 page views in 2021.
December 24, 2021Class of 1971 - Peter Amenta provided me with the Powerpoint Loop that they used at their 50th reunion. I've put a link to it on the Reunions page. Also have now uploaded a series of photos from the reunion dinner.
December 19, 2021Site updates - Last week's question of why I missed doing the 2015 Early Years pages may never be answered. But the Good News is that they are now ready.
December 14, 2021Class of 1950 MHS - Our condolences to the family and friends of Edward Caffrey '50 *MHS, who died on December 9, 2021.
Senior Classes by Year1959
1967 M V X
1968 M V X
1969 M V X
1970 M V X
1971 M V X
1972 M X
1973 V X
1974 M X
1975 V X
1976 M V X
1977 M V X
1978 M X
1979 M V X
1980 M X
1982 V (X)
1984 V X
1990 (M) V
M - Mercy students from Cromwell included