The 1851 Legacy Society has been named in honor of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur who founded Notre Dame High School San Jose in 1851. It recognizes and honors donors who have designated bequest commitments or life income gifts to Notre Dame and those who have established named endowment funds.

Leaving a legacy gift to Notre Dame as part of your planned giving will ensure a strong foundation for our mission of educating young women through the 21st Century and beyond. There are numerous planning giving options and we recommend that you talk to your legal and/or financial advisors.  Don’t forget to let us know that you have included Notre Dame in your planning – we want to acknowledge you, as you wish and include you in our 1851 Legacy Society.

1851 Legacy Society Members:

  • Anonymous
  • Mary Quilici '75 Aumack and Douglass Aumack
  • Constance Percy Baker-Enzensperger '55 † and Kent Enzensperger
  • Conny and Terry Barton
  • Margaret Nicora Bellany †
  • Josephine Pisturino '49 Bertaccini and Edward Bertaccini
  • Annette Bertram †
  • Michaela Brody and Paul Benke
  • Mary Ellen Nolan '53 Bruni and Arnold Bruni
  • Mary and Gene Campion
  • Mary Jo Avilla '58 Carroll and Donald Carroll
  • Anne and James Cashman
  • Gina M. Cassinelli
  • Amelia “Emily” Lippolis Corral '51 
  • Suzanne Donovan '53 Cortese and Dominic Cortese
  • Patricia Murphy '62 Crowder and David Crowder
  • Patricia Feasby '65 Diamond and Robert Diamond
  • Patti Donovan and Joe Donovan †
  • Shirley Paganini '61 Dorsa 
  • Nancy and Francis Doyle, Esq.
  • Josephine Dunkin and Thomas Dunkin †
  • Joan Leahy '47 Egan †
  • Mary Birmingham '56 Emery, J.D. †
  • Annette Medina '69 Fagundes and Edmundo Fagundes
  • Sue and Charles Foltz
  • Janice Fox 
  • Josephine A. Francesconi '40 †
  • Faye Beechie '60 Fyock and Bob Roulo Fyock
  • Julianna Barcelona '58 Gargone and Salvadore Gargone
  • Rosanne Battaion '74 Harris and Richard Harris
  • Arlene Pieracci '63 Herrick and Michael Herrick
  • Monica Hojda '69
  • Mary and Jack Keenan
  • D'Arcy and James Kirkland
  • Teresa Schaub '60 Krivan and William Krivan
  • Helen Carrera '34 Larrus † and Emile Larrus †
  • Laura Aceves '56 Liccardo and Salvador Liccardo
  • Diane Malane '65 †
  • Lucinda and Charles Manley
  • Mary Ann Kelly '61 McCarthy and John McCarthy, Sr.
  • Catherine McCosker '35 †
  • Virginia McCosker '32 †
  • Pauline Ruiz '30 Mieuli †
  • Ann Wade '60 Mootz and Allan Mootz †
  • Margaret Gretz '52 Normandin and Louis Normandin
  • Eva Prudhomme '39 Orton 
  • M.C. Pardini 
  • Ann Finke '68 Pennington
  • Helen Cribari Pettit '26 †
  • Cynthia Gavin '70 Pond and Randall Pond
  • Patricia Puentes '79 and Ricardo Campo
  • Gay Leal '47 Rodrigues † and Rod Rodrigues
  • Elizabeth Ryan '31 †
  • Janice Perlenda '44 Salberg and Joe Salberg †
  • Bobbie Sanfilippo †
  • Mark Santora and Kathleen Santora
  • Marie Zaro '42 Schmitt †
  • Marylou Schoone 
  • Mary Catherine Sheridan '71 
  • Timi Del Conte and John M. Sobrato
  • Patricia Hayes '74 Stuart 
  • Roseanna Torretto '61
  • Debra and Dan Weed
  • Mary Reithenberg '34 Westgate †
  • Mary Castro '62 Wilson and Joseph Wilson
  • Bernadette Yang and Daniel Yang
  • Kathleen Yates and Peter Troop
  • Patricia Sullivan '65 Zatkin and Sheldon Zatkin

† Donor is deceased

Please notify the development department of any omissions or errors. Information current as of November 7, 2016

Be sure to inform the development department of your legacy wishes by contacting Leah Schnoor at (408) 294-1113 ext 2125.

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