The Catholic University of America

In Memoriam
We regret to report the loss of the following alumni



John Francis Costello, '41, died on July 10, 2001 at the age of 82 in his home at Rossmoor Leisure World in Silver Spring, Md. Mr. Costello, a Washington D.C. native and lawyer in general practice from the late 1940s to 1999, was an Army paratrooper in the Mediterranean theater during World War II. He spent three years in German prisoner-of-war camps and was a recipient of the Bronze Star. John was a founding member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in Wheaton, Md. and helped start its Catholic Youth Organization. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Margaret Helen O'Brien, 4 sons, 2 daughters, and 17 grandchildren.

Walter Warren Johnson, '55, died on July 24, 2001 at his home in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. at the age of 80. Mr. Johnson was born in Greensboro, N.C. He served as a member of the Marine Corps in the Pacific during World War II and fought at Iwo Jima. He was later stationed in China. Johnson practiced law in Northern Virginia from the 1950s until the 1970s before becoming assistant treasurer of Arlington, Va. He was a member of the Arlington Bar Association and Delta Theta Phi law society.

Terry J. Dalton, '42, died on June 27, 2001 at Arlington Hospital in Virginia at the age of 87. Dalton was born in Mississippi and first came to Washington, D.C. to work as a government messenger in 1934. During World War II, he served in the Mediterranean theater and in Europe and participated in the Battle of Anzio, where he was a mortar platoon sergeant. He received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and the Cabinet Infantry Badge for his service. After the war ended, he served as an Army lawyer in Paris. In 1946 Dalton joined the Civil Service Commission in New York as a personnel investigator. He later moved to the commission's general counsel's office in Washington, D.C. After retiring from the Civil Service Commission in 1972, Dalton traveled the world and from 1995 until returning to the Washington area in 1999, he lived in Beaumont, Texas. Terry Dalton was a member of the 3rd Infantry Division Association, the Anzio Survivors Association and the Federal Bar Association. Survivors include his son and grandson.



In Memoriam
We regret to report the loss of the following alumni

John Francis Costello, '41, died on July 10, 2001 at the age of 82 in his home at Rossmoor Leisure World in Silver Spring, Md. Mr. Costello, a Washington D.C. native and lawyer in general practice from the late 1940s to 1999, was an Army paratrooper in the Mediterranean theater during World War II. He spent three years in German prisoner-of-war camps and was a recipient of the Bronze Star. John was a founding member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in Wheaton, Md. and helped start its Catholic Youth Organization. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Margaret Helen O'Brien, 4 sons, 2 daughters, and 17 grandchildren.

Walter Warren Johnson, '55, died on July 24, 2001 at his home in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. at the age of 80. Mr. Johnson was born in Greensboro, N.C. He served as a member of the Marine Corps in the Pacific during World War II and fought at Iwo Jima. He was later stationed in China. Johnson practiced law in Northern Virginia from the 1950s until the 1970s before becoming assistant treasurer of Arlington, Va. He was a member of the Arlington Bar Association and Delta Theta Phi law society.

Terry J. Dalton, '42, died on June 27, 2001 at Arlington Hospital in Virginia at the age of 87. Dalton was born in Mississippi and first came to Washington, D.C. to work as a government messenger in 1934. During World War II, he served in the Mediterranean theater and in Europe and participated in the Battle of Anzio, where he was a mortar platoon sergeant. He received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and the Cabinet Infantry Badge for his service. After the war ended, he served as an Army lawyer in Paris. In 1946 Dalton joined the Civil Service Commission in New York as a personnel investigator. He later moved to the commission's general counsel's office in Washington, D.C. After retiring from the Civil Service Commission in 1972, Dalton traveled the world and from 1995 until returning to the Washington area in 1999, he lived in Beaumont, Texas. Terry Dalton was a member of the 3rd Infantry Division Association, the Anzio Survivors Association and the Federal Bar Association. Survivors include his son and grandson.