Victor Ngie Ming Wong (’17, DB) passed away on June 30, 2017, at Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, Fla., as a result of a diving accident at Alexander Springs, Fla. Wong, 22, was an international student from Malaysia, who graduated in May 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering.
, who was a professor of mathematics at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus, passed away in California on June 18, 2017, after the recurrence of a long illness. Thomas taught at the university for more than 25 years.
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. James “Jim” V. Celani, Jr. (’97, DB)
passed away June 11, 2017, in San Diego, Calif., after being taken to a local hospital with gunshot wounds the night of June 10, 2017. Celani was shot in the chest, after an apparently unprovoked attack at the Westfield Horton Plaza mall that also left his cousin wounded.
Anthony M. Ungaro (’56, MC)
passed away in Sarasota, Fla., on May 29, 2017. Born in Hartford, Conn., he earned his Aircraft Mechanic Certificate from Embry-Riddle in Miami, Fla. He spent 34 years working at Heublein Inc.,, in Hartford, Conn. A veteran of the Korean War, Ungaro was buried at Sarasota National Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Cynthia, and one daughter.