Bachelor, Rosemont College, Pennsylvania, 1961. Master of Arts, Notre Dame University, Southbend, Indiana, 1967. Attended, Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter, American Institute, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 1983.
Art educator School Holy Child, Suffern, New York, 1961—1970. Art professor Rosemont College, Pennsylvania, 1970—1979, Villanova University, since 1989. Vice president Johnson & Higgins, Philadelphia, 1979—1991.
Member board Mercy Community Hospital, Broomall, Pennsylvania, 1993—1997. Founder service organization RESPONSE-ABILITY, Rosemont. Member of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter Society.
Married Peter J. Izzo. Children: Carolyn I. O'Brien, Christopher D. Izzo, Stephanie I. O'Mara.