Master of Science Education, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1984. Bachelor of Science Education, Carlow College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1978.
Manager Western Union Office, Pittsburgh, 1942—1943. Clerk Dravo Corporation, 1943—1944. Receptionist Westvaco-Chrysler Building, New York City, 1944—1945.
Educator Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 1954—1974, principal, 1975—1996. Advisory board United Jewish Federation, Pittsburgh, 1989—1994.
President North Pittsburgh Little League Auxiliary, Pittsburgh, 1955, Women's Guild Annunciation, Pittsburgh, 1955—1956. English as Second Language educator Greater Pittsburgh Literature Council, 2002. Member of International Society Poets, Academy American Poets.
Married Lawrence Joseph Cribbins, November 17, 1944. Children: Dennis Lawrence, Michael John, Kathleen Anne.