Shade Alumni Directory



    Calhoun, Robin (Edwards)  -  Class of 1990

        Occupation: Human Resource Manager

        Everett, PA

        Married to Rustie Calhoun


            Jacob  born July 2005

            Breanna  born August 2006

    Callahan, Shirley - See Yania, Shirley (Callahan) - Class of 1956

    Calverley, Amber (Boyer)  -  Class of 2005

        Richland, PA

        Occupation: Emergency Clerical Tech @ Conemaugh Emergency Medicine


            2007 graduate, Cambria-Rowe Business College, Medical Office Administration

            2009 graduate, Mount Aloysius College, Surgical Technology

        Married Joe Calverley, class of 2004, on 09/05/09

        Son, Tyler Joseph, born on 04/15/13


    Calverley, Joseph - Class of 2004

        Johnstown, PA

        Occupation: Owner/Operator Calverley's Climate Control Solutions

        Education: Johnstown Technical school for HVAC & Electrical.
        Married Amber Boyer Class of ’05 on 09-05-09.
        Son, Tyler Joseph born on 04/15/12.

    Camisa, Angela - See Flynn, Angela (Camisa) - Class of 1990

    Carnell, Charles  -  Class of 1960

        Poughkeepsie, NY

        Occupation:  Retired after 33 1/2 years at IBM as an Electrical Engineer

        Education after High School:

                                                        Air Force (Special Weapons)

                                                        Tech School (2 year degree in Electrical Enginering)

        Married with 2 Children and 1 Grandchild

        Wife ; Carol

        Son : Charles (Chuck), Age= 43 and single

        Daughter: Connie , Age 42 and married

        Granddaughter: Katrina, Age 8 and in 3rd Grade

        Pastime:  Family, Hunting , Fishing and the Stock Market


    Carnell, Susan - See Snyder, Susan (Carnell) - Class of 1995


    Carver, Becky - See Gaydis, Becky  ( Carver) - Class of 1977


    * Carver, Carol - See Stuft, Carol (Carver)   -  Class of 1958


    Carver, Gloria   -  See   Norton, Gloria (Carver)   -  Class of 1972

    Carver, Larry  -  Class of 1965

        Warner Robins, GA


        email address:

    * Carver, Pat - See Boore, Pat (Carver) -  Class of 1957


    * Cassady, Marsh - Class of 1954

          o Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico

          o Occupation: Writer

          o Education: MA and PhD, Kent State University, 1967 and 1972

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    Cassidy (Horvat), George  -  Class of 1980

        Elizabeth, PA

        Occupation: Industrial mechanic

        Children:  Charli, Luke, Justen and  Melinda

        Long story about the last name but it's now Cassidy


    Cassler, Regina - See Foltz, Regina (Cassler) - Class of 1988

    * Cerimele, Leeann (Kaminsky) - Class of 1992

          o Pittsburgh, PA

          o Occupation: Director of Human Resources, UPMC

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    * Chappell, Eric  -  Class of 1991

          o Richmond, VA

          o Occupation: Design Systems Specialist

          o Education: B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology - UPJ

          o I married Dixie Pyle in 1997.

          o We have three children: two daughters, Jordan Renee born 4/98 and Madison Claire born 12/00, and a son Logan Charles born 1/04

          o We moved to Richmond in July, 2001.

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    * Chappell, Rhonda  (Flickner) - Class of 1981

          o North Huntingdon, PA

          o Paralegal at a law firm in Greensburg, PA

          o Daughter, Cassidy, and two dogs, Cody and Cory.

          o e-mail:

    * Chelednik, Andrew  -  Class of 1995

          o New Cumberland, PA

          o Occupation: Management

          o Education: '97 gradaute of Cambria-Rowe Business College with a Degree in Accounting/Computer Applications.

          o Currently taking on-line classes through DeVry University to obtain a BS in Business Admin and Human Resource Management.

          o Manager of "Five Below" which is a newer company that started in '2003 and is based out of Philadelphia.

             Servicing the East Coast in PA, MD, VA,DE and NJ. Considered to be a modern 5 and 10 store for the new generation.

             Wanna know more check out the company website at

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    * Chelednik, Kim - See Scott, Kim  (Chelednik) -   Calss of 1975


    * Chelednik, Thomas  -  Class of 1984

          o Jensen Beach, Florida

          o Occupation: General Manager, Telephone Directory

          o Education: Central Pennsylvania Business School

          o Married since 1991

          o Daughter Morgan 1994

          o Son Noah 1998

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    Chiappelli, Cindy - See Rangel, Cindy (Chiappelli) - Class of 1974


    Chiappelli, Gregory - Class of 1968

        Somerset, PA

        Occupation: Director of Corporate Communications and Development, Somerset Hospital

        Education: B.A. in Communications from Point Park University

        Kids:  Lori, Rebecca,)  Scott


    Chiappelli, Jim  -  Class of 1981

          o Charlotte, NC

          o Occupation: Producer, SPEED Channel

          o Education: Duquesne University; BA Degree in Journalism (1986)

          o Married Lynn Cardomone of Pittsburgh in 1988; she is a midwife

          o Daughters Kirstie (1990) & Carina (2000)

          o Working in TV News since 1986

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    * Chicado, Fred  -  Class of 1953

          o Clinton, Utah, 84015-9711

          o Logistic Management

          o U. Of Tampa 2 yrs, Weber State College, Degree in Logistic and Transportation Management in 1987

          o Use to live at 435 Oak St, Central City, Pa

          o Retired from federal gov't.

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          o CARE OF OAKLAND


          o PHILADELPHIA, PA  19124


    * Chipchosky, Helen - See Polefko , Helen L (Chipchosky) - Class of 1957

    * Chipchosky, John - Class of 1998

          o Central city, Pa

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    * Chipchosky, Mark - Class of 1994

          o Central City, Pa

          o Occupation: Laborer

          o Joined the Central City Fire Dept. in Aug. 1995.

          o Became an Emergency Medical Technician in 2002.

          o I am currently working at Kuchera Defense Systems in Windber. Its a good job.

          o Any class members of 1994 or anyone that remembers me, send me an email or look me up.

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    * Chipchosky, Vicki  -  Class of 1988

          o Central City, Pa

          o Sales Clerk,/ EMT,/ Firefighter

          o Attended ICM School of Business for Computer Management

          o Certified as CPR instructor , Fire Police LT. Firefighter with the Central City Fire Dept.

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    * Chonoski, Theresa (Marko) - Class of 1971

          o Annapolis, MD

          o Occupation: Corporate Security Manager for a Defense Contractor in McLean, VA.

          o Education: University of Pittsburgh Graduate--April 1975

          o Married for 32 years to Joe.

          o We have one sweet, beautiful daughter, Katie, (age 21), who attends Shippensburg University in PA.

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    Chubb, Theresa (Torquato)  -  Class of 1986

        Minneola, FL

        Occupation: 1st Grade Teacher

        Education:  BA in Business from University of Pittsburgh,  Procurement/Contracting Certificate from University of Virginia

        Married to Chris in 1995, Have a daughter, Sarah (5/03)

        email address:

    * Churney, Andrew - Class of 1949

          o Mt. Holly, NJ

          o Retired USAF and USPO.

          o 3 Kids, 2 daughters and one son

          o 6 Grandkids, 3 grandsons and 3 granddaughters.

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    Cicciarelli, Amy - Class of 1991

        Fort Lauderdale, FL

        Occupation: Accountant

        Education: Robert Morris University

        Have one son, Mario J Ponce born 5/13/04

        Work for Mednax, Inc.




    * Cicciarelli,  Barry  -  Class of 1968

          o Phoenix  AZ

          o Remodeling contractor

          o Married 25 years to wife, Dara

          o Two children, Anthony and Andrew

          o Have lived in Arizona for 22 years

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    * Cicciarelli, Nicole - Class of 1982

          o Miami,Florida

          o Oncology Clinical Coordinator, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami

          o Education: Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, Surgical Technologist

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    * Cicciarelli, Sue - See Renzi, Sue  (Cicciarelli)  -  Class of 1967

    * Cicmansky, Mildred - See Muscatello, Mildred (Cicmansky) - Class of 1947

    * Cigich, Karen (Landis) - Class of 1980

          o Cairnbrook PA

          o Occupation: Business Office Analyst/Medical Billing Specialist

          o Educaion:

                + Pa. Academy of Cosmetology, licensed cosmetology teacher

                + GJAVT Medical coding and billing and computer applications.

          o I work at UPMC Lee Regional in the business office as an analyst and biller.

          o I am married to Bob Cigich since 1992 and we have 2 sons, Tyler (1993) and Daniel (1995).

          o We are living on the mountain near where I grew up and we are raising lambs for the boys to eventually show at the Bedford Fair.

          o We all love to go fishing and hunting. Our greatest joy is our little family and we do everything we can together.

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    * Clapper, Kimberly - Class of 1986

          o Dallas, Texas

          o Claim Service Assistant

          o Education:

                + Attended Bradford Business School in Pittsburgh - Associates Degree in Retail Management.

                + Computer training at Northlake College in Texas

          o Have one daughter LeighAnn born 1988.

          o One cat named Swirl

          o Moved to Texas in 1996

          o Drop me a line "y'all"

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    * Clapper, Marleena (Thomas) - Class of 1995

          o Central City, PA

          o Occupation: Stay @ home mom :)

          o As everyone knows I married Woody Clapper. We have been married now for 12 years and we have four wonderful children,

                Woody IV (8 yrs. old), Matthew (6 yrs. old), Weston (4 yrs. old) & Mckayla (17 months old).

          o I am a very busy stay at home mommy and Wood works at SCI Somerset.

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    * Close, Carol Ann (Baldwin) - Class of 1959

          o Claysburg, Pa. 16625

          o Retired High School Math. Teacher

    * Coleman, Jessica - See Miller, Jesica (Coleman) - Class of 1999

    * Coleman, Patricia (Kovack) - Class of 1991

          o Garrett, PA

          o Married to Ken Coleman; August 22, 1992.

          o We have two beautiful twin daughters; Keneisha and Kendra and the cutest little boy; Luke

          o I would love to hear from anyone who would like to get caught up on old times, or just chat!

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    * Coleman, Sharon - See Pheasant, Sharon (Coleman) - Class of 1969

    * Colistra, Beverly (Olsen) - Class of 1968

          o 2 residences: Yardley, PA and Ft. Lauderdale, FL

          o Occupation: Special education teacher, Orton Gillingham teacher for Fairleigh Dickinson University/Masons

          o Education : B.S. Ed. Penn State University, M. Ed. College of New Jersey, Dyslexia Specialist Certificate, Fairleigh Dickinson University

          o Family: husband Vincent, partner in crisis management firm;

          o Daughter Heather 30, and married to Travis, human resources for Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, VA;

          o Daughter Elizabeth 27, marriage and family therapist, San Francisco.

          o We are expecting our first grandchild--a girl-- very soon!!

          o Looking forward to hearing from anyone!!

          o email: Bev:

    * Collins, Alicia - See Fyock, Alicia (Collins) - Class of 1991

    * Collins, Carl - Class of 1993

          o Listie, Pa

          o Occupation: DON

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    * Collins, Niomie (Mery) - Class of 1973

          o Central City, P.A

          o Hospice Home Care Aide

          o Married to Richard Collins.

          o Had four daughters

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    * Collins, Tim - Class of 1993

          o Central City, Pa

          o Student/National Guard

          o Education:

                + Ass. Degree, General Studies

                + Ass. Degree, Criminal Justice

                + Working on Bach. Degree in Natural Science and History

          o I love the G.I. Bill!

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    * Cominsky, Karen (Rypczyk) - Class of 1969

          o Windber, Pa

          o Occupation: Hairdresser/shopowner

          o Education: Beauty school

          o Married for 30 years to Bill Cominsky

          o Two grown sons, Bill 26 and David 20.

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    Conjelko, Charlotte (Pribish) - Class of 1961

        Hobart, IN

        Occupation:  Retired public relations and fund development director


            Bachelor's in psychology--Rutgers University--1965

            Master's in sociology--Valparaiso University--1983

        Married to Rev. William Conjelko (Windber HS, 1958) and have two married sons, Tim (Tammy) and Kevin (Julie)

        and three grandchildren, Alexis, Nicholas and Gabriella. 

        Though we moved to Indiana in 1971, I still consider myself a DP (displaced Pennsylvania) and make 2-3 pilgrimages

        a year to my beloved mountains.  After stints in social work at Torrence State Mental Hospital and at a newspaper, the

        rest of my career was spent in non-profit management. 

        Retirement was a disappointment when I realized there is even less time now than when I worked.  My time now is spent

        visiting the grandchildren, traveling, picking the brains of friends and relatives as I work on genealogy and memoirs, teaching

        a memoirs writing class, keeping the SHS Class of 1961 members updated on each other, growing the Lake Michigan Chapter

        of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society, serving on the Sheriff’s Task Force on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the board

        of the local American Association of University Women branch, mentoring young women and avoiding my spring of 2003 housecleaning.

        email address:

    * Conlin, Karen (Devan)  -  Class of 1973

          o Cairnbrook  PA

          o Elementary Teacher

          o BS from UPJ in elementary education

          o Second certification from Pitt Main Campus

          o Married to Bill Conlin, daughter Jessica Conlin

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    * Conlin, Jessica  -  Class of 1996

          o Cairnbrook, PA

          o Cosmetologist

          o Attended  Pennsylvania Academy of Cosmetology

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    * Conner, Elaine (Kasprzyk) - Class of 1959

          o Nokesville, VA 20181

          o Occupation: Retired

          o Education: Northern Virginia Community College

          o Married with 2 sons.

          o email

    * Contrillo. David - Class of 1974

          o Deceased September 28, 2003

    * Conzatti, Chuck - Class of 1976

          o WINDBER,PA

          o Occupation: SELF EMPLOYED STORE OWNER


    * Conzatti, Michelle - See Krebs, Michelle (Conzatti) - Class of 1975

    * Cook, Barry  -  Class of 1988

          o Pasadena, Maryland

          o Occupation; Database Consultant

          o Education;

                + MBA Duquesne University 1994

                + BA Business Economics UPJ 1992

          o Married Candace Berezansky (1998)

          o Drop me a note and if you are visiting the DC/Baltimore area, give us a call (410) 292-7293

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        Cook, Jessica  - See Rodrigues, Jessica (Cook) - Class of 1998

        Cook, Joe - Class of 2001

          o Centreville, Va

          o Occupation: Construction Manager

          o Education: Attended Penn State, Williamsport for Construction Management.

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        Cook, Ryan -  Class of 1959

            Cranberry Township, PA 16066

            Education:  BS, MD, MBA University of Pittsburgh

            Occupation:  Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and Professor

                                  of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh


        Cook, Terri - Class of 1985

          o Central City, PA

          o Occupation: Teacher

          o Education: I attended Penn State University and received a bachelor's degree in January, 1990 and a master's degree in May, 1993.

          o I have 10 month old twins - a boy (Mark) and a girl (Morgan).

          o email:

        Cook, Tina - See Lowry, Tina (Cook)  -  Class of 1980

    Cooper, Penny (Oravec) - Class of 1975

        Libertyville, Il

        Occupation: Research Pharmacist


            BS in Pharmacy from Duquesne

            PhD in Pharmacey from Univ. of Iowa

            I work at Abbott Laboratories. 

            I'm married to Kevin and have triplets (Scott, Lisa, and Mark) born in 1992.

            work e-mail:

            home e-mail:

    * Corradini, Dana (Mankamyer)  -  Class of 1994

          o Central City, Pa.

          o Occupation: RN at Conemaugh OB/GYN

          o Education: Graduated from Conemaugh School of Nursing

          o Married to Fred Corradini.

          o We have two beautiful daughters Tasha(1995) & Tara(2006).

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    * Corradini, Fred  -  Class of 1994

          o Central City, PA

          o Occupation:  Employed by Fleetwood Folding Trailers.  District Sales Manager for the southeastern U.S.

          o Married to Dana ( Mankamyer) Corradini. 

          o We have two beautiful daughters: Tasha (1995) & Tara (2006)

    * Corradini, Michelle (Gerney) - Class of 1986

          o Central City, PA

          o Occupation: Registration Clerk

          o Education: 2004 Graduate of Cambria-Rowe Business College/Associate Degree in Medical Office Administration.

          o Married to David Corradini

          o We have one daughter Marissa 4/91

          o I currently work at Windber Medical Center.

          o I hope to hear from my classmates.

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    * Corradini, Trista - Class of 2007

          o Central City Pa

          o Attending Carlow University for Nursing

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    * Cosgriff, Charlotte (Andrews)  -  Class of 1955

          o Woodbridge, VA 22193

          o Retired Military Management Analyst

          o Education: Northern Virginia Community College

          o Three Children: Cathleen, Colleen and Gary

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    * Cosnotti, June (Snyder)  - Class of 1958

          o Roanoke, Va.

          o Retired

          o email:


    * Coughenour,  Roni Sue  (Zborovancik)  -  Class of 1984

          o Berlin PA

          o Occupation: MRI Technologist

          o Education: Attended Somerset Hospital School of Radiologic Technology

          o Married to Keith Coughenour from Berlin

          o One daughter Shelby 8 yrs old

          o Work for mobile MRI company for 16 yrs.

          o email:

    * Creveling, Megan - See McClemens, Megan (Creveling) - Class of 1994

    * Crichfield, Lucy (Lody) - Class of 1986

          o Ringgold, GA

          o Occupation: Middle School Teacher

          o Education:

                + B.S. Education and Library Science from Clarion University

                + M.Ed. from Berry College

          o Married Jim Crichfield (Vienna, VA)in 1992.

          o Two sons; Griffin Marsh (4/99) and Bryce Peter (5/00).

          o email:

    * Criscuolo, Christopher - Class of 1992

          o PITTSBURGH, PA

          o Occupation: COORDINATOR

          o Education: ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH

          o email: CHRISCHRIS74@HOTMAIL.COM

    * Crissey, Kay - See Wagenblast, Kay (Crissey) - Class of 1950

    * Crone, Mary (Onofrey) - Class of 1954

          o Sinksgrove, WV

          o Married to Walter since 1956.

          o Four children.

          o Moved to Greenbrier Valley in 1990 where I volunteer through my church, dote on our 9 grandchildren, and travel.

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    * Croyle, Cassandra - Class of 1994

          o Cocoa, Florida

          o I am engaged to a wonderful man named Mark Fredianelli,

          o We have two children. Heaven-Leigh Noel age 10 and Justin Andrew age 2.

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    * Croyle Sr., Victor - Class of 1991

          o Palm Bay, Florida

          o Occupation: CSR for Automotive Financing Company

          o Education: Attended-Gadsden State Community College-Gadsden, Ala and Brevard Community College-Cocoa Florida

          o When it comes to marriage, I am working on my second and final go around....engaged to Misti from Anderson, S.C.

          o Together we have 4 wonderful Children...Isaiah age 7...Victor Jr. age 5...Jacob age 4...Leah age 1

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    * Custer, Anthony - Class of 1985

          o Cairnbrook, Pa

          o Furniture Maker

    * Custer, David  -  Class of 1984

          o College:  Graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, 1988.

          o BA in Business/Economics with a concentration in Management, minor in Journalism.

          o Employment:  Taxpayer Service Specialist for Internal Revenue Service, State College, DuBois, and Altoona, PA.

          o Residence: Altoona, PA

          o E-mail address:


    * Custer, Doug "Evil"  - Class of 1992

          o Cairnbrook, PA

          o Unemployed

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    * Custer, Jaime (Browning) - Class of 1999

          o Watertown NY

          o Occupation: US Army Reserves and Student

          o Education:

                + Attended Basic Training at Ft. Leonardwood MO

                + Advanced individual training as a health care specialist Ft. Sam Houston TX

                + Attended Primary Leadership Development Course to become an NCO

                + Attended combat lifesaver instructor course

                + Attended Jefferson Community College in Watertown NY in pursuit of an RN Degree (degree unfinished)

                + On August 12, 2000, I married the love of my life, Ben Custer of Shanksville PA (class of 99)

                + Ben is currently active duty ARMY, where we are currently stationed @ Ft. Drum NY, soon to be

stationed in Ft. Rucker AL, for the next 6 years.

                + I served on Active duty for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring freedom for a year and half.

                + I am an NCO in the Army Reserve

                + Going to be finishing up nursing degree in Alabama

                + For the past year Ben served in Baghdad Iraq and returned safe at home June 18, he is currently an E5, NCO, where he serves as a Unit Logistical Supply Specialist.

                + We plan to retire in the military.

                + We have our baby, Zoey a lab/shephard mixed and Daisy a malti-poo on the way.

                + I look forward to hearing from my fellow classmates and wish everyone love and happiness...God Bless.

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    * Custer, Jeffrey (Jeff)  -  Class of 1988

          o I reside in: Hampton, VA

          o I am in the US Air Force

          o My education after SHS: Communtiy College of the Air Force.

          o Associates of Applied Electronics Technology

          o I enlisted in the Air Force in 1991.  Served near Seoul Korea from '92 to '93.

          o Then in Los Angeles from '93 to '94.  Then I was off to southern Turkey to

          o serve from '94 through '95. Then back to Korea until late '96.  Now I am at

          o Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, VA.

          o I married Ms. Chin Shan (Susan) Tsai from Taiwan in Jan. '98.

          o My hobbies are mountain biking (big time), making home brewed beer and learning to speak Chinese.

          o E-mail:


    Custer, Jennifer - Class of 2004

        Myrtle Beach, SC

        Occupation: Bartender

        Education after High School:

            Associate of Science from Allegany College of Maryland, 2006

            Bachelor of Arts, Art Studio from Coastal Carolina University, 2009

                            Masters in the Art of Teaching from Coastal

                            Carolina University, 2010


    Custer, Jessie - Class of 1998

        Central City

        Licensed Practical Nurse


            Johnstown Vo-technical school for nursing.

            Alleghaney college of Maryland.

    * Custer, Karen (Pletcher)  - Class of 1980

          o Valley View, OH

          o Married since 1984 to Timothy Custer class of 1978 (US ARMY)

          o We have two children: Gavin 1991 Emily 1996

          o Associates Degree Ophthalmic Dispensing Technology

          o Management and Office Administrator

          o Traveled to many US states, lived in Italy and traveled to many surrounding countries at that time.

          o Would love to hear from any Shade alumni.

          o Looking forward to future reunions.

          o email:

    Custer, Kimberly  - Class of 2008 

        Calvin, Pa 



    * Custer, Marian - See Evans, Marian (Custer) - Class of 1955

    * Custer, Marlene (Weicht) - Class of 1956

          o Yo., Oh

          o Retired

          o Education: school of hard knocks

          o 3 girls Peggy, Diana,& Gail.

          o 6 grandchildren 4boys and 2 girls

          o 3 great 1 girl 2 boys

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    * Custer, Michael - Class of 1996

          o Central City, PA

          o Shade Township Supervisor

          o Soon to be married to my girlfriend Kelly Jo Burkholder

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    * Custer, Rebecca - Class of 1994

          o Seattle, WA

          o Human Resources

          o B.A. in Psychology - West Virginia University

          o M.A. in Human Resources & Industrial Relations - University of Minnesota

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    * Custer, Timothy  -  Class of 1978

          o Cleveland Ohio

          o Fireplace Mason/Chimney Sweep

          o Satellite Communication Technichian with US Navy for 6 years

          o After 11 years in electronics I found my calling in fireplace restoration/maintenance ( I think I'm a pyromaniac!)and started my own business.

             I especially enjoy constructing masonry heaters. Find out more at or

          o My business partner is Tom Will (1976).

          o Married to Karen Pletcher (1980) with two children Emily, 4 and Gavin, 8.

          o My latest challenge is learning the sport of wrestling (not the Hulk Hogan stuff).  My son began youth wrestling last year and I signed on

             as a coach which has been very interesting to say the least.

          o email:

    * Custer, Tina - See Buffy, Tina (Custer) - Class of 1981