Class of 1973

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Don't Miss Your Golden Anniversary Reunion!

Save the Date for May 13, 2023

Join us in Donovan for a fabulous evening beginning with an hors d'oeuvre, wine and beer reception, followed by dinner with a champagne toast, live band with 60's and 70's music for dancing, photo opportunities, a commemorative gift and time to reminisce and reconnect with classmates. More details to come as planning continues.

$73/person (see how you can get two free tickets on our upcoming Class Gift page!) 

The Rhode Island College Class of 1973 is Celebrating 50 Years

Class of 1973 Reunion Planning Committee

Holly Marty Shadoian (Chair), Kenneth Di Pietro (Co-chair), Liz Laliberte Mitchell, Linda Taylor Ritchie, Donna Bettencourt Glavin, Tony Rainone (not pictured), Howard Weiner (not pictured)

Holly Marty Shadoian Class of 73
Kenneth Di Pietro Class of 73
Liz Laliberte Mitchell Class of 73
Linda Taylor Ritchie
Donna Bettencourt Glavin Class of 73

In Memoriam

In memory of our classmates who are not here today but who are in our hearts. 

The following are Class of '73 Alumni who were reported to the RIC Alumni Office as having passed away. To include a name, please email

  • Joanne Abraham Campanella
  • Roy Alves
  • Mark Angers
  • John Ayres
  • Joseph Blaquiere
  • Linda Borst Walden
  • Donald Bourcier
  • Phyllis Buckley
  • Anthony Carnevale
  • Anthony Caruso
  • Lucille Chicoine Gaffney
  • Suzanne Champagne Padien
  • Ann Chaput
  • Geraldine Clement Shavers
  • Marie Cola Granieri
  • Regina Coleman
  • Patricia Conway Ciniero
  • Roy Costa
  • Claire Cournoyer Pollard
  • Mary DaRocha
  • Lory DeConte
  • Anthony Dehristofaro
  • Cheryl Dellefratte
  • Kathleen Dionne DaCosta
  • James Donohue
  • Thomas Doyle
  • Robert Dupont
  • Lucy Dymek Lopatosky
  • James Egan
  • Robert Farren
  • Vincent Fazio
  • Luke Fears
  • Frank Ferguson
  • Frank Fernandes
  • Cie Ferreira McAloon
  • Cheryl Fisher Allen
  • Carolyn Flynn Izzo
  • Peter Fontana
  • Leo Frisk
  • Jean Garabedian
  • Carol Gauthier
  • Joann Golomb Harnois
  • Sebastian Goncalves
  • Alexander Gromyko
  • Edward Gudlevich
  • Lorraine Hall Davol
  • Harry Hatch
  • Cynthia Hernandez
  • Herbert Holland
  • Leo Houle
  • Thomas Hunt
  • Frank Jackvony
  • James Jankowski
  • John Karmozyn
  • Catherine Kelley
  • Carolyn Kilmartin
  • Carol Rose King Fulmer
  • Ruth King
  • Karen Klatt Boulanger
  • Adrien Laboissonniere
  • Angelus Ladas
  • Ralph Lancaster
  • Leslie Logan
  • Mary Lonergan
  • Annette Lussier Desmarais
  • Claire Mahoney
  • Kathleen Markley Luther
  • Mary Anne May Kwolek
  • Agnes McCann Connolly
  • Joseph McGovern
  • Vincent McMahon
  • Mary McManus Jourdain
  • John Meadows
  • Ronald Meeks
  • Paul Metilly
  • Richard Metthe
  • Dorothy Mikaelian
  • Jeanne Miller
  • Faith Morra Pudjunis
  • Ann Marie Mulholland Swiszcz
  • Thelma Mullins Whalen
  • Brian Mulvey
  • Dorothy Munslow Sadowski
  • Michael Murante
  • Kathleen O'Connor Rainone
  • Leila Olney Flumerfelt
  • William Palmer
  • Robert Paola
  • Gerard Paquette
  • Raymond Phillips
  • Frances Ragosta
  • Janice Robertshaw
  • Romeo Romano
  • Harold Ruffner
  • Denise Saillat Gaillaguet
  • John Salinger
  • Marilyn Sawyer Follett
  • David Senerchia
  • Annette Sincero
  • Kenneth Skitt
  • Barbara Smith Boe
  • Harold Smith
  • Kenneth St. Onge
  • Thomas Stone
  • Kathy Strasser Rechter
  • John Sullivan
  • Joseph Sullivan
  • Stephen Swiech
  • Gail Taylor Goddard
  • Paul Toher
  • Lucille Valliere
  • Richard Vermette
  • Paul Vincent
  • Joseph Walejko
  • Richard Wing
  • Arlene Wink Kelly
  • Donna Wood Ponte

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RIC Commencement 2023

The Golden Anniversary Class of 1973 is cordially invited to join Rhode Island College for our Commencement Exercises the morning of Saturday, May 13, 2023. More information will be provided as details are finalized. 

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