Steven Pusateri '72

Steven L. Pusateri, age 65, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019. Steve was known to have an awesome sense of humor, always smiling and loved by all. He enjoyed Ohio State sports, the Blue Jackets, and Cleveland pro-sports teams. He also enjoyed vacationing in Maine and Florida and certainly enjoyed the trip to Acapulco with his wife celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. He coached his children's sports teams and attended all his children's sporting activities. Steve graduated from DeSales High School where he was on the wrestling team. He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Anderson) Pusateri, having married her on January 25, 1975; he is also survived by his children, Gina, Scott (Ashley) and Karen Pusateri; grandsons, Noah and Luca Pusateri; granddaughter, Valencia McKim; brother, Joseph (Debbie) Pusateri; sisters, Maria and Alisa Pusateri; multiple cousins; 20 nieces and nephews and nine great-nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents John and Ada (Fregonas) Pusateri. His family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus. Family and friends are asked to meet on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10 a.m., for his funeral Mass at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 313 N. State Street, Westerville. Burial to follow, St. Joseph Cemetery, Lockbourne. Condolences may be sent via

Jim Conway '72

Jim Conway, 64, passed away on September 3, 2019. Jim graduated DeSales HS, class of 72. He unites in heaven with Butch and Betty, and brother Mike. He leaves behind his wife, Sue; sons, Kevin and Tyler; siblings, Steve (Carol), Diane (Rick), and Dick (Patty). He made life long friends while serving as a Col's Police Officer from 1989-2012. He spent many days at TCC, including the 19th hole, among friends. Friends and family may join us at a casual open house on Friday, September 13, 5-8pm, Varsity Club, 278 W Lane Ave.

Julie Essig '77

Julie A. Essig, born September 30, 1959 and went to be with the Lord August 31, 2019. Preceded in death by mother Betty and father Gordon. Survived by husband, Gary; son, Louis; daughter, Colleen; and grandson, Jaden. Julie graduated from DeSales High School. She was a devoted wife and mother to her children. She will be deeply missed. "We love you!!" A prayer service will be held 11 AM Tuesday, September 10 at Resurrection Cemetery, 9571 N. High St. Online condolences may be made at

Mary Catherine Tippett '66

Mary Catherine "Cathy" Tippett White , age 70, a resident of San Bernardino, CA, passed away on May 26, 2019 in Upland, CA. She was born in 1948 to James and Mary Tippett. A longtime resident of Columbus OH, she graduated from St Francis DeSales High school and attended The Ohio State University. She loved reading, playing the violin and piano and for a time also taught piano. She is survived by her daughters Lynn "Cricket" White and Dawn White, her son in law Erick Gomez and granddaughters Sydney and Sofia Gomez. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters Jim Tippett, Ron Tippett, Susan Delozier, Nancy Kirtley and Mike Tippett and her many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to The National Institute of Mental Health. A private family service will be held in Ohio later this summer.

Michael Breaker '66

Michael J. "Mike" Bricker, age 70, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at O.S.U. Hospital. Graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School. Veteran U.S. Air Force. Retired from the U.S. Postal Service with over 40 years of service. Preceded in death by parents James and Bertha (Roederer) Bricker and brother Jimmy. Survived by sons, Robert (Barbara) and Christopher (Diane); grandchildren, Evan, Alex, Abby, Courtney, Rachael, and Nicole; siblings, Kathy (Ralph) Cook, John Bricker, Jeannine Malone, Mary Lou Gannon, Sue (Vernon) Brown, and Harold Bricker; many nieces and nephews. Memorial Service 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High St., Worthington. Private family inurnment. In lieu of flowers, contributions, if desired, may be made to DAVDisabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. To leave a condolence for the family please visit

Thomas Blackburn '87

Thomas Gregory Blackburn, 50, of Columbus, passed on June 4, 2019 at Mt Carmel St Anns Hospital. He is survived by his father, Butch (Linda) Blackburn; sister, Tracie Lynn Blackburn; Aunt Patricia Blackburn, and Uncle Jeffery Blackburn. Thomas was a graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School class of 1987. There will be a celebration of life service held this Saturday, June 8 at 4PM at the Alpha Club, 4460 Stygler Rd., Columbus, OH 43230. The family was assisted by Newcomer NE Chapel. To leave a message for the family, please visit

Sue Bell '68

Susan K. Bell, 69, of Thornville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Pickering House. She was born October 5, 1949 in Columbus and was the daughter of the late Joseph E. and Martha G. (Bragg) Bell. Susan was a graduate of St. Francis DeSales. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Paul Bell. She is survived by a sister, Patricia (Jerry) Meldrum of Lancaster; brothers, Larry Bell of Lancaster and Mike Bell of Columbus. She will be remebered for her love of animals especially her kitties, Lexie and Duffy. Per her request, there will be no services. A cremation will be handled with care by the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff in the ICU at Fairfield Medical Center. Her last hours were spent at the Pickering House. We are so grateful for the loving care and support. Please consider a contribution to FairHoPe Hospice and Palliative Care, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 in Susan's memory. Kind notes of condolence may be made at

Patrick Wickline '95

Patrick Dawson Wickline, 41, of Herndon, Virginia, went home to the Lord on Good Friday April 19, 2019.

A memorial service will be held at Reston Bible Church on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 1 p.m., with Pastor Jim Supp officiating. A  memorial visitation will be held at Adams-Green Funeral Home, in Herndon, on Thursday, April 25, 2019, between 5-7 p.m.

Patrick was born in Columbus, Ohio, on June 11, 1977. He attended St. Francis DeSales High School, where he played varsity football and graduated in 1995. He went on to earn a degree in Pre-Med Biology from Ohio University (where he met his wife) and, not wanting to waste that major or add another year of college, he parlayed his summer work experience and collegiate studies into a certification in Landscape Design from George Washington University. He subsequently worked as vice president for Maryland’s "As You Like It Landscaping" for the last several years.

Patrick enjoyed life and related to every person he met. He was a longstanding coach and volunteer for numerous organizations, including Herndon Reston Youth Baseball, Reston Little League, Armstrong Elementary School, and Reston Bible Church. He loved the Washington Nationals, Buckeye football, smoking meat, baking amazing birthday cakes, and relaxing around the fire pit with family and friends.

Patrick is survived by his wife, Rebecca (Graham) Wickline, his sons Noah (11), Brady (9), and Jonathan (6); his mother Carla Wickline-Shorts; his father Robert Wickline (Dorothy); his brothers Timothy (Cassie) and Christopher (Shawna); nephew Max; his in-laws Fred and Carol Graham; sister-and-brother-in-law Katie and Tony Bapple; nieces Taylor and Noel; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Dale Shorts.

A memorial service in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio will be scheduled at a later date.

Kyle Richardson '07

Kyle A. Richardson, age 30, who was residing and working in Asheville, NC., died April 12, 2019 as a result of a work related accident. Kyle was a graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School. During his baseball years, he pitched a perfect game. He bowled a 300 in the State of Ohio Bowling Tournament during high school. Kyle was a very good artist and played the piano very well. He was avid OSU Buckeye and Cleveland Indian's fan. Preceded in death by paternal grandparents Dr. John W. and Mildred Richardson, maternal grandparents Everett and Patricia Andrews, first cousin J.R. Lynch. Survived by mother and step-father, Sally and Scott Ferriman; father and step-mother, John and Meg Richardson; siblings, Katy Richardson, Paul Richardson, and Evan Ferriman; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Family will receive friends Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 3-7 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., where service will be held Friday, April 19, 2019 at 10 a.m. Pastor Chip Heim officiating. Interment to follow at Glen Rest Memorial Estates. To sign and view Kyle's online guest book please visit 

Alice (Tague) Clark '75

Alice M. Clark, 61, of Columbus, passed away March 28, 2019.  Alice was born April 12, 1957 to Clyde and Anne (Schlaechter) Tague. She loved playing cards with her family. She was married to Roger Clark for 19 years.  She will be deeply missed by her husband, Roger; children Abigail and Christina; grandchildren Marcus and Madyson; brother Danny; sisters Martha, Theresa, Judy, Barbara, and Margie along with many other family and friends.  Alice was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Mary. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm and Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 11am to 12pm at Newcomer NE Chapel 3047 E. Dublin Granville Rd., Columbus.  Funeral services will follow on Thursday at 12pm at the Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association.

Nick Young '09

Nick (Nicholas) Young, age 28, of Westerville, passed away unexpectedly February 17, 2019 at home. Employed by Interstate Batteries (IBS), a 2009 graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School, where he was a mutli-year letter-winner in soccer and lacrosse. An avid Buckeye, Bengals, and Cols. Crew fan, Nick was also very passionate about his job at IBS, along with his best friend and sheepadoodle, "Halo". Survived by his parents, Carter and Carrie Young of Westerville; brother, Matt Young (fiancé, Lauren Wetula) of Columbus; maternal grandmother, Gail Abolins of Westerville; paternal grandmother, Sandra Young of Mansfield; uncles and aunts, Chris and Joan Young, Randy and Karen Hay, Scott and Traci Young, Tim and Amy Strauss, Linda Young, Jeff and Paula Abolins, and many cousins. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Shrock Road, Westerville, OH 43081, Friday, February 22nd from 4-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church, 313 N. State Street, Westerville, OH 43081, Saturday the 23rd at 10:30 a.m. with visitation from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., Rev. Fr. Charles Klinger and Rev. Fr. Anthony Lonzo, con-celebrants. Private family interment at Blendon Central Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hearts in Action - Columbus Relief.

Jan (McMahon) Dillin '67

Jan L Dillin, 69, of Port Charlotte, FL., formerly of Columbus, Ohio, passed away February 11, 2019. She was born June 22, 1949 in Columbus to James and Doris McMahon. Jan and her husband moved to Port Charlotte, FL in July of 2010. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Charles Dillin of Port Charlotte, FL; 3 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; and her sister, Dee McMahon of Punta Gorda, FL. Jan was predeceased by her parents and her daughter Larissa Haslett. 

Richard Greene '68

Richard "Rick" Greene, age 68, passed away suddenly January 15, 2019. He was born on August 9, 1950 to the late Thomas and Daisy Greene. Graduate of St. Francis DeSales and Ohio University. Owner and co-founder with family of Greene Solutions, LLC. He was a dedicated golfer, 2 time Booze and Foos champion, walleye whisperer and scotch/cigar connoisseur. He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters-in-law Mary Ann Greene and Sandy Foster. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Lisa; sons, Thomas (Erin), Jon (Monica) and Tyler (Amy); grandchildren, Hendrix, Milena, Madison, Eliot and Carter; brothers, Steve (Sue) and John; sister-in-law, Karen (Rod) Chambers; brother-in-law, Frank Foster; close family friends, Barry, Seth and Olivia Wenrich; many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends and family may call Saturday from 10 am-1 pm at EGAN-RYAN FUNERAL HOME NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 4661 Kenny Road. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity in his name. Visit to offer condolences.

Jayne Chrystal '67

Jayne (Barry) Condo Chrystal, born September 14, 1949 to the late William and Mary (O'Reilly) Barry, passed away peacefully on December 11. Jayne was a lifelong resident of Columbus. She attended St. Francis DeSales High School and graduated from Ohio Dominican College with a degree in Education. She was a longtime member of St. Anthony Church and volunteered with the League Against Child Abuse and St. Francis DeSales Alumni Association. Growing up, Jayne was especially close to her late aunts, Helen and Catherine O'Reilly, who cultivated in her a fierce loyalty to family and traditions. Jayne loved motorcycles and was a well-known figure in the Ohio racing scene. She was a devoted mother and a talented photographer. She loved Ohio State football, and spending time with her children and their friends. She is survived by her son, Nicholas Condo of Marysville; and daughter, Elizabeth Condo of Raleigh, NC; their spouses, Deanna Condo and Brian O'Shea; and grandchildren, Joshua Condo, Juliana Condo and Rowan O'Shea. Jayne will be best remembered for her kindness, generosity, strength and adventurous spirit. Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Friday at the EGAN-RYAN FUNERAL HOME NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 4661 Kenny Rd. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony Church, 1300 Urban Dr. Burial St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association