In Memory

The Rensselaer community remembers faculty and staff who passed away within the past year.


The Pillars of Rensselaer welcome you to this memorial for Rensselaer faculty, staff, and trustees. We remember and celebrate them for all they contributed to the university. Each of these people will leave a lasting impact on Rensselaer.

Musical Reflection by Rensselyrics

The Irish Blessing (a parting Blessing) - Composer- J. Jerome Williams
Group photo of Rensselaer's acapella group the Rensselyrics

Faculty/Staff Memorial Service: April 26, 2023 

*Highlighted names link to a personal obituary. 

Mary Abbott  Howard Gilder  James E. Morley  
Michael Addesa  Mark Goldberg Emanuel Ned  
Maurice B. Bayly  Doris Goman  Angela M. Odmin  
Douglas Blakeman  Linda L. GreerLee E. Ostrander  
Henry R. Bungay III  Cristi HansenWilliam T. Paczkowski  
Eleanor Burns  Colette O. Holmes  Judith C. Parks  
Grace E. Carlson  John J. HolsteinDennis A. Perpetua  
Ann Carroll  Lorraine Hopko  Ronald J. Porter  
Carmella M. Casale  Roy J. Krasse  Mary Jane Potter
Lenore Clesceri  Linda L. Kresge  Jack W. Powers 
Andrew E. Cohen  Louis J. Lanzillo Sr.  Joyce Ann Pritchard
Lucy B. Coli  Joseph J. Landau Rob J. Roy  
Alan R. CutlerConstance LaPosta  Jean Real
Pankaj DasClara Leavenworth-Radz  Rita C. Rule  
James W. DavidsonJack B. Leavitt  Francesca Russomanno
Wesley Dobert  Patricia M. MacNary  Theresa W. Testo  
Robert F. Ducatte  Harry McLaughlinRocco J. Tozzi   
David Duquette  Paul J. Merges  Joan M. Vooris  
George Dvorak  Joan M. Messier  Michael Wacholder  
Rosemarie  Ennello  Donald S. Miller  Judith M. Wells
Mario V. Farina  James Modestino  Virginia Willigan
Charles E. Foulks Jr.  Marilyn  Moody  Thomas F. Zimmie
Peter J. Fournier Lorraine M. MorinRonald J. Zlatoper
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