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Obituary: Loren Richard Shim '71
(Monday, December 26th, 1949 ~ Thursday, February 4th, 2016)
Loren R. Shim, 66, of Honolulu, passed away at Saint Francis Hospice on February 4, 2016. He was born in Honolulu on December 26, 1949. He is survived by his wife Glenna K. Shim; his daughters Tiare Shim Mahoney and Tahnee Shim; his siblings Micheal and Susan Shim; and his mother Joyce Cowan. The family has chosen to hold private services.
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Tuesday, February 09, 2016 6:58:34 PM

Obituary: William Hawkes Price II '56
William H. Price II "Bill" died on the 6th of February, 2016 from complications of cancer. He was born in Salisbury, Maryland and was graduated from Snow Hill High School in 1951. He was the son of Walter W. Price and Margie R. Price. Active in several extra-curricula activities such as drama, school paper, soccer, and safety patrol to name a few, Bill was elected president of the Student Council his senior year. At graduation he was awarded the "Old Home Prize" for which he was required to give.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 6:18:01 PM

Obituary: Robert Barden '49
Robert Barden, 88, passed away at home on January 23, 2016, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He is survived by four children, Jeffrey Blodgett Barden of Hatfield, Mass., Robert James Barden of Huntington, Mass., Priscilla (Barden) Kaufhold and Stuart McPhail Barden, both of Lancaster; eight grandchildren, James, Ainslie, A. Claire, Isabella, Olivia, Curtis, Calvin, and Tessa; as well as two sisters, Virginia Gardner of Grand Junction, Colo. and Jane Cornett of Lexington, Va. Bob was.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 6:12:39 PM

Obituary: Thomas Jackson Pruitt '54
(April 25, 1929 - February 2, 2016) Thomas Jackson "Jack" Pruitt was born on April 25, 1929 and passed away on February 2, 2016. Mr. Pruitt is survived by his daughter Elizabeth (Betsy) Pruitt; sons Tom Pruitt (Meg), Scott Pruitt, Russ Pruitt, and Dan Pruitt (Brooke). Mr. Pruitt is also survived by his grandchildren Sam, Jackson, Emma, Tanner, Scottie, Staton, Russell, and Hayes; and by Jack's brother Jimmy S. Pruitt of Gainesville, Ga. Mr. Pruitt was predeceased by his parents Ida S. and Joseph.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 6:11:53 PM

Obituary: Herbert Irving Mandel '38
Captain Herbert Irving Mandel, U.S. Navy (Retired) passed away on February 4, 2016, at Kimball Farms, the community in Lenox, MA, where he resided since 2001. Born on June 14, 1917, he was the eldest of three children of Jacob J. and Frieda Silber Mandel. He attended James Madison High School in Brooklyn, where he received a Congressional Appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. His first duty assignments were to the aircraft carriers LEXINGTON and WASP. In 1941, he entered the su.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 5:58:47 PM

Obituary: David Lawrence Henry '54
David L. Henry of Gaithersburg, MD died on Monday, February 1, 2016. Beloved husband of Shirley C. Henry; loving father of Linda Wilson and her husband Brett, Houston, TX, Paul Henry and his wife Galina, Potomac, MD, Scott Henry, Gaithersburg, MD, Elizabeth Bennett and her husband Frazier, Dallas, TX and the late James Henry; step-father of Jennifer Hannan and her husband Andrew, Gaithersburg, MD, David Creighton and his wife Deborah, Germantown, MD and Michael Creighton and his wife Ellison, Si.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, February 07, 2016 6:34:17 PM

Obituary: David Ray Guin '81
David Ray Guin (August 25, 1958 - February 1, 2016)
Our beloved, David Ray Guin passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016. He was born August 25, 1958 to Kenneth Ray Guin and Jean Dancer Guin in Ruislip, England.
David was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1981. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years as a submarine warfare officer and finished his active duty service in Charleston, SC in 1986. He continued to serve in the Naval Reserves for eighteen years. He attended th.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 05, 2016 10:29:30 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marian (Patrick J. O'Connell '53)
Marian "Mickey" O'Connell died peacefully in Naples, FL on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the age of 83. Born in St. Paul, MN she was the daughter of Frank and Ruth Kunsman. Mickey, the youngest of three daughters, was preceded in death by Noreen (Bunny) Dotty and Joan Genin. She graduated from Saint Joseph's Academy in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1949. 
Mickey met Patrick O'Connell in 1952 and were inseparable ever since. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary right before Patrick died i.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 05, 2016 6:39:40 AM

Obituary: Harvey Scott Parrish Jr. '46
Capt. Harvey S. Parrish Jr. USN (Ret.) passed away Jan. 30, 2016. Lakeland born and raised, he was married to Emma Jean Woodall from June, 1946 until her passing in 2003. He is survived by daughters, Hope and Chris, and son, Larry. His legacy also includes six grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Scotty graduated from the Naval Academy with the Class of '46. His years of service included: Joint Service Commendation American Campaign, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Navy.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 04, 2016 9:37:05 AM

Obituary: Thomas Marsalis Lucke '58
Thomas Lucke, 79, formerly from Oxford, MD, now of Winter Haven, FL, passed away January 25, 2016. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara D. Lucke. He is survived by three daughters, Cherie Carroll, Lynn Smith and Barbara Lucke; step children, Bonnie Meehan, Bo Mullan, Beth Sahley, James Mullan; 12 grandchildren. 
Tom was born in New York City February 24, 1936. He grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. After High school he attended the Naval Academy. He graduated form Joh.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 6:54:50 AM

Obituary: Michael Clarke Stephenson '92
Michael Clarke Stephenson, 47, of Denver, NC, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016. He was born on November 13, 1968 in Riverside, NJ, to H. Clarke Stephenson and the late June Morgan Stephenson. Mike was a graduate of the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He received his MBA and Masters in Quantitative Analysis from the Temple University in PA. Mike was a past finance director for Aramark. In addition to his father, he is survived by his faithful companion his dog, Oakley; significant other.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 6:22:41 AM

Obituary: Don George Beatty '57
Don Beatty Jan. 17, 2016, at his home in Camas. He was 81.
He was born March 21, 1934 in Billings, Montana. Services are pending. A complete obituary will be published in a future edition of the Post-Record. Contact Straub's Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation at 834-4563 for service details.
To send condolences or sign the online guest book, visit www.straubsfuneralhome.com.
Camas-Washougal Post-Record19 January 2016
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Tuesday, February 02, 2016 9:25:30 AM

Obituary: Warren Reginald Ellsworth Jr. '57
CAPTAIN WARREN R. ELLSWORTH, JR., USN, RETIRED (Born on 02/15/1934, Departed on 01/31/2016)
Resided in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Captain Warren R. Ellsworth, Jr., USN, Retired, of Fredericksburg, VA passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 31, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born February 15, 1934 in Fort Worth, TX and grew up in Richfield Springs, NY.  Warren was a 1957 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, followed by a long distinguished career in the U.S. Navy.
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Tuesday, February 02, 2016 9:25:00 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Yvonne (Robert L. Kalen '40)
Ida Yvonne Lynch Kalen (July 14, 1918- January 26, 2016)
Ida Yvonne Lynch Kalen died at home at the age of 97. She was born in Philadelphia, PA but spent most of her youth in Dallas, TX. She graduated from Southern Methodist University and received her Masters degree from the University of Minnesota. Yvonne moved to Mobile over thirty years ago. Yvonne was a patron of the arts giving much of her time to the Joe Jefferson Players which later dedicated a garden in her honor. She was a Past Presid.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 6:03:51 AM

Obituary: William Joseph McCabe '48
William J. McCabe, a retired engineering and manufacturing executive, died January 30, 2016 at Danbury Hospital of complications brought about by pneumonia. A resident of New Canaan for 48 years, he was 90 years old. 
The son of an aeronautical engineer, Valentine R. McCabe and Mary Driscoll McCabe, he was born in New York City on March 2, 1925. He was raised in Brooklyn and Paterson, New Jersey. He entered Marquette University in 1942 and in 1944 received a Presidential Appointment to the.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 01, 2016 10:23:53 AM

Obituary: Charles Bond Chapman '54
CDR Charles Bond Chapman III, SC USN Ret, U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1954, passed away on October 14, 2015, in Scottsdale, AZ after an extended illness, surrounded by his loving family.
Charles was born on March 23, 1931 in Salem, Massachusetts. Hisfamily later relocated to Marblehead, MA. Charles joined the US Navy Reserve in 1949 and entered the United States Naval Academy in July 1950 with the Class of 1954. Charles was a member of the 11th Company all four years and was a member of the Ple.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 01, 2016 5:54:38 AM

Obituary: Thomas Melvin Thawley '52
Thomas Melvin Thawley of Annapolis, MD, died January 24, 2016. He is survived by his longtime companion, Judy Wanfried; a daughter-in-law Teal, two grandchildren, Allison and Gregg of his late son, William; and numerous other family members. He was the son of Fannie and Addison Thawley, born September 25, 1930. He graduated from Rehobeth High School, Rehobeth, Delaware, in 1948 and the US Naval Academy in 1952. Tom was commissioned in the US Air Force and flew F-86D fighter interceptors from Sio.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, January 30, 2016 1:40:02 PM

Obituary: Donald Jude Myers '61
Donald J. Myers, 80, marched into Heaven proudly on January 28, 2016. Don was born on July 26, 1935 to Frederick and Mary (Reilly) Myers in Baltimore, MD. He was the third of seven children.
A lifelong Marine, he fought until the end but finally surrendered when God called him home. Don served proudly for 35 years in the United States Marine Corps. He retired as a Colonel and was often referred to just as “the Colonel” by those who knew him. In 1953 he enlisted in the Marine Corps a.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, January 30, 2016 12:58:35 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Doris (John T. Conley '53)
Doris Elaine Conley (November 18, 1934 -- January 16, 2016 )
Faithful and beloved wife of Col. John T. Conley, USAF, (Ret.), cherished mother of Annadru Lampert (Richard), John T. Conley, Jr. (Laura), Patrick Conley (Cynthia), and Alea Rae Shipman (John), and loving "Huggy" of many grandchildren. 
Born to the late Viola and Edward "Red" Tucker in Casper, WY, her early childhood was spent in Poison Spider, WY, where she developed an abiding loyalty to her Wyoming roots. Doris was known for.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 29, 2016 1:04:29 PM

Obituary: Mrs. JoAnn (Edward B. Opperman '53)
JoAnn Jean "Jody" Oppermann died Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Fort Worth. She was 84 years old. Service: Vespers for the Departed will be said at 3 p.m. Thursday at St. Peter Antiochian Orthodox Church, followed by visitation; Requiem Mass will begin at 4 p.m. Interment: U.S. Air Force Academy Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colo. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Jody be made to St. Peter Orthodox Church and School, 7601 Bellaire Drive South, Fort Worth, .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:57:04 PM

Obituary: Aloysius Joseph Pickert Jr. '47
Aloysius "Al" Joseph Pickert, Jr. (August 3, 1925  -  January 23, 2016)
Our loving father, husband, grandfather and great-grandfather, Aloysius Joseph Pickert, Jr., died in New Orleans, LA on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at the age of 90.
He was born August 3, 1925 in Batavia, NY to Aloysius Joseph Pickert, Sr. and Anna Louise Moynihan. "Al," as he was known, was the oldest of four children. He graduated as valedictorian of his high school in 1943 and started the following fall at the.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 8:41:12 AM

Obituary: David Hume Paul '45
Mr. David Hume Paul, age 93, of Peabody, formerly of Melrose, passed away peacefully at home at Brooksby Village on Monday, January 25, 2016. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, friend, mentor, boss, golfer, carpenter, and veteran, with a tremendous sense of personal honor.
Born on September 14, 1922 in Melrose, he was the only son of the late Howard and Lois (Hume) Paul. David is survived by his wife of 69 years, Edith "Dee Dee" (Studer) Paul and their three children, MacGregor "Mac".... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 6:16:32 AM

Obituary: Stanley Wadsworth Henderson '44
Stanley W. Henderson, CDR, USN (Retired)  
A longtime resident of McLean, VA, Stan died at age 94 on January 17, 2016 at Goodwin House. After graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1943 (BS Engineering, Class of ''44), Stan supported combat operations in Pacific WWII sea battles aboard carrier USS Lexington. Returning home, Stan married his college sweetheart, Mary. He graduated from US Naval Post Graduate School (MS Engineering, ''49). After years of sea duty, Stan attained sea command a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 6:12:18 AM

Obituary: Arthur Thornton Howell III '79
Arthur Thornton Howell III, 58, passed away January 16, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.
Arthur was born on an Air Force Base in Japan to Olivia and Arthur Howell Sr. He spent most of his life working for the US Nuclear Regulatory Commision as a manager.
Arthur is survived by his wife Linda Howell or Arlington, Texas.
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:59:00 AM

Obituary: John Jacob Heimark '44
Dr. John Jacob 'Jack' Heimark, 94, passed away peacefully at Ecumen Pathstone Living on Thursday, January 14, 2016. He was a proud alum of the US Naval Academy in Annapolis where he served in the South Pacific during WWII on the destroyer U.S.S. Schroeder and was awarded nine battle stars. He attended medical school at the University of Minnesota followed by residencies at Stanford University and the Mayo Clinic. He finished his military career in the Medical Corp when he rejoined the Naval Rese.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:35:49 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (James E. Fischer '52)
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Fischer (nee Aultman), of Edgewater, Maryland, passed away at Anne Arundel Medical Center with family by her side.
The oldest of five children, Betty was born on March 4, 1931 in Byron, Georgia, to the late Helen and Gresham Aultman. She attended Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky, and returned to Georgia settling in Fort Valley. She met her beloved Jim in 1967 and subsequently moved to Maryland in the early 1970's.
Betty was very active and enjoyed gardening, sewing, a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:14:48 AM

Obituary: James Pickens Adams II '77
James Pickens Adams II (9 JULY 1955 ~ 20 JANUARY 2016) 
CAPTAIN JAMES PICKENS ADAMS II, USN, of Jacksonville, FL died on 20 January 2016 after a long battle with cancer, fighting with the same stubborn tenacity with which he lived his life. Born 9 July 1955 in Asheville, NC to the late James W Adams, and Bella Adams of Florida. A graduate of Asheville Country Day School, Jim was a proud Eagle Scout with Order of the Arrow status. He went on to attend the US Naval Academy to graduate with h.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 4:40:05 AM

Obituary: Charles Wilbert Greer III '46
In Loving Memory ~ Charles Wilbert Greer (Dec 22, 1923 - Jan 18, 2016)
Charles Wilbert Greer III gently passed away late in the morning of January 18, 2016 in Sunnyvale, California. Born December 22, 1923 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he had just turned 92, and though his health had been failing these last months, he applauded with gusto after hearing his birthday song sung to him. Charles, known to everyone as Chuck, was a man who enjoyed fishing and golf, was a voracious reader, loved cinema, an.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 1:40:28 PM

Obituary: Francis Leslie Davey '63
FRANCIS "FRANK" LESLIE DAVEY, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, of complications from ALS. Beloved husband of Elaine (Bennett) Davey and father to Beth Rosso (Rick), Frank Davey (Lisa Ford), and Laura Banmiller (Pate.) Loving grandfather to Ben, Sam and Drew Rosso, Will and Sasha Davey, and Alex, Pate and Max Banmiller. Beloved brother to Bonnie (Al) Rae, Allan (Ann) Davey, and Maureen Walker (Charlie Lynch).
Frank was born in 1941, lived in Baltimore as a child and moved to Abington, PA in 1954. F.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 1:32:02 PM

Obituary: Carl Eugene Ingle '58
LCDR Carl Eugene "Gene" Ingle, USN (Retired), 81, died in San Diego, CA on Thursday, January 07, 2016. Gene was born on January 13, 1934 in Bedford, IN. After high school, he received a scholarship to attend the General Motors Institute in Michigan before he obtained an appointment to the US Naval Academy. He graduated the Naval Academy in 1958 and proudly served his country upon retirement in 1978. He then went on to work for General Dynamics of San Diego and the College of the Desert in Palm D.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 1:24:47 PM

Obituary: Stephen Curtis Nystrom '62
Stephen Curtis Nystrom (May 22, 1938 - January 15, 2016)
Stephen Nystrom was born on May 22, 1938 in Englewood, NJ to Axel Nystrom and his wife Marjorie Nystrom. Steve died at St. Mary's Hospital on January 15, 2016.
Steve graduated from the Naval Academy in 1962 and reports for the flight training receiving his "Wings of Gold" in 1963. His first tour was with Air Antisubmarine Squadron (VS) 31 Topcats, flying the S-2 Tracker where he earned over 100 carrier landings aboard the USS Wasp was th.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 1:02:12 PM

Obituary: Charles Raymond Calhoun II '38
Charles Raymond Calhoun, II was born 10-9-1913 and died peacefully at Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Wilmington, NC at age 101 on August 29, 2015. Born in Philadelphia, Pa to father Charles Raymond Calhoun, Sr and mother, Lucy Brewer. He had one older sibling: sister, Margaret (Peg) who preceeded him in death.
Known to close friends and family as Ray", Cal", or "Captain", Cal spent his childhood in a tough neighborhood of Philly known as Fishtown". He was frequently bullied on his way to and from sch.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 9:59:32 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Gertrude (John J. Hinchey '42)
Gertrude Russell "Russ" (Layton) Hinchey, loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed peacefully on January 1, 2016. Russell is survived by sons, John Hinchey and wife Pat, of Ann Arbor, MI, Michael Hinchey, of Ann Arbor, MI, Robert Hinchey, of Rockland, ME, Patrick Hinchey and wife Kim, of Atlanta, GA; daughters, Mary MacNamee and husband Dana, of Medford, MA, Anne O'Flaherty and husband Vincent, of Kansas City, MO; 16 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 4:25:42 AM

Obituary: Michael Francis Shields '67
Michael Francis Shields (Mike) -- (March 28, 1944 to January 21, 2016)
Born in Frostburg Maryland while his Dad was overseas in France and Germany during World War II and his Mom was a teacher, who began her career in a one room schoolhouse teaching Amish children. 
Mike grew up in a row house in Baltimore Maryland and attended Catholic School, including Mount Saint Joseph High School. He would often do his Algebra homework in front of the television while watching old Laurel and Hardy mo.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 25, 2016 9:21:05 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Martha (James H. Smith Jr. '39)
Martha Walsh Smith died peacefully in her sleep on 26 December 2015 after celebrating Christmas with family. Her husband of sixty years, RADM James H. Smith, Jr. (retired) had died in October 2003. Born in Charleston, West Virginia, on 17 May 1920, Martha was the daughter of Ann B. Walsh and Philip J. ("Mike") Walsh. A gifted artist, her talents were demonstrated early when as a young girl she carved and painted figures and buildings from soap depicting elaborate scenes inspired by Colonial Will.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 25, 2016 9:15:55 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Olga (Reed R. Burn '61)
Olga Marie "Bonnie" Super Burn, died on January 20, 2016, at the age of 78 from lung cancer. She never smoked. Bonnie was born in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, on August 4, 1937. She was the daughter of Helen Melovich and Joseph Super, second generation of immigrant families from Ladimirovia, Czechoslovakia and Belarus, Russia. She was the wife of Reed Robert (Bob) Burn, the mother of Jennifer, Helen, and Reed Burn, Jr., and the grandmother of Christopher and Stephannie Burn. She was a community activ.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 25, 2016 8:56:10 AM

Obituary: Gregory Taylor Adams '70
Gregory Taylor Adams (May 17, 1947 - January 13, 2016)
Gregory Taylor Adams passed away at home on January 13, 2016 after a courageous 2 1/2 year battle with transitional cell cancer. He was born on May 17, 1947 in San Jose, the middle child of Dr. Deane and Virginia (Thompson) Adams' 3 children. He grew up in east San Jose, attending Linda Vista Elementary, Pala Middle School and James Lick High School where he excelled at football and was named all league tackle as well as being the school de.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 25, 2016 7:26:07 AM

Obituary: Andrew McIntyre '48
Cdr. Andrew McIntyre, USN, Retired, 90, passed away January 19, 2016. He was born in Newport, RI, April 7, 1925, to the late Cdr. Earl Ames McIntyre and Grace Gertrude Jordan McIntyre. Andy graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1948. He earned a second B.S. degree in Aerological Engineering from the U.S. Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, CA, in 1955. He retired in 1967, in Virginia Beach, after a long and distinguished career in the Navy.
Andy was predeceased by his wife, Joan D.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 25, 2016 7:07:45 AM

Obituary: Thomas Brock Korsmo '61
Thomas Brock Korsmo died Jan. 19, 2016, at age 76, after a short illness. He was born Dec. 3, 1939, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, to Tommy Korsmo, the son of Norwegian immigrants, and Kay Korsmo. His father joined the Navy after Pearl Harbor and served on the USS Johnnie Hutchins, DE 360, a destroyer escort during WWII. His ship received a commendation for sinking three Japanese submarines in a single day. While his father was off fighting in the Pacific, the family lived in Punxsutawney, home of.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 25, 2016 6:21:42 AM

Obituary: Ronald Joseph Bliss '67
Ron Bliss, 70, of Kennewick, was surrounded by family when he passed away at his home on January 19, 2016. Ron was born in Seattle on August 23, 1945. His family soon moved to Montana. It was in Montana that Ron learned to love the great outdoors. He loved hunting, fishing, hiking, camping and any time spent in the beauty of "God's country." At the age of 17, Ron received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1967 before .... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 25, 2016 6:14:59 AM

Obituary: George Rod Parish Jr. '48
CAPT George Rod Parish, Jr., USN (Ret.) deployed for his final assignment on January 17, 2016 at 89 years of age. 
George was born on New Year's Eve 1926 to the late George R. Parish and Gussie Foster Parish in Oklahoma City, OK. He grew up as a rancher in New Mexico, graduating with the Albuquerque High School class of 1943 at age 16. After a year with the horse cavalry at New Mexico Military Institute, George entered the U. S. Naval Academy in 1944 and graduated with the war-shortened Cl.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 25, 2016 5:38:27 AM

Obituary: Roderick Bruce Moore '48
Roderick Bruce "Rod" Moore
Born 22 August 1926 in Pensacola FL, died 7 January 2016 in Silver Spring MD.
Rod remained active until recently and passed peacefully at home after a brief battle with cancer. 
Rod was married to Evelyn G. Moore until her death in 1996. Their two daughters grew up in Camarillo and went on to live and study internationally and have families of their own.
Rod graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in the Class of 1948 and went on to become a Pilot flying off of .... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 25, 2016 5:33:57 AM

Obituary: Robert Louis Struven '53
(July 29, 1930 - January 15, 2016) 
Captain Robert "Bob" Struven, USN (Retired), passed away on January 15, 2016 at his home in Rancho Bernardo surrounded by family. Bob was born on July 29, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan to Albert L. and Mildred Struven and was the youngest of their four children. Bob was raised in Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights, Ohio and graduated from Shaker Heights High School, Farragut Academy, the United States Naval Academy class of 1953, and from the U.S. Naval Po.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 25, 2016 4:56:56 AM

Obituary: Carl Curtis Drenkard '54
Carl Curtis Drenkard, 84, passed away on Jan. 20, 2016. He was born in Teaneck, NJ to the late Adam and Gertrude Drenkard.
Carl enrolled in Lehigh University following high school before his appointment to the US Naval Academy. He served on the battleship USS Wisconsin, cruiser USS Salem and the destroyer USS Gainard. He was a company officer at OCS in Rhode Island before enrolling in the US Naval Post Graduate School where he became an EDO. Carl spent the next 19 years in ship engineering work.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 25, 2016 4:46:43 AM

Obituary: David Lynn Humphrey '59
Retired USAF Major David Lynn Humphrey passed away at his home 12 January 2016 in his sleep. Born 29 April 1935 to Sarah Elizabeth (Branscomb) Humphrey and Clifford Warrick Humphrey of Olathe, Colorado. He graduated from Olathe High School, attended the University of Colorado, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy (Class of 1959). He married Alice "Ellaine" Standish 4 June 1959 in the Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis, Maryland and elected to join the United States Air Force, working .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 2:14:17 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Teresa (Kent W. Hamlin '70)
Ms. Teresa W. Hamlin, 59, of Powder Springs died Friday, January 15, 2016 at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Born February 24, 1956 in Cartersville, GA, she was the daughter of the late George White and Ann Singley White.
Teresa was a loving, caring person who was very passionate about life. Wherever she went she always made friends. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Kent Hamlin.
Survivors include her fiancé, Larry Lozano of Powder Springs; sister, Traci .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 2:08:50 PM

Obituary: Robert Stringfellow Walker IV '66
Bob Walker of Northport, died peacefully surrounded by family and without pain on Jan. 13, 2016. He had been diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011 and had undergone extensive treatment and recovery, which granted him four years of joy with his friends, family and grandchildren. He died from complications related to pneumonia at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was 74.
Bob was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Feb. 1, 1941 to Robert Stringfellow Walker III and Ruby Shelledy Walker. His .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 1:37:21 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Carol (Reaves H. Baysinger Jr. '49)
Mrs. Carol R. Baysinger, 88, of Frederick, MD and formerly of Annapolis, died Friday, January 15, 2016. She was the wife of the late Capt. Reaves Henry Baysinger, Jr. (USNA Class of '49), who died on February 9, 1972 while serving on active duty with the United States Navy.
Born July 14, 1927 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Florence (Schnell) Rogstad.
Carol was a proud Navy wife who supported her husband's active duty career during assignments in Paris, Fran.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 8:47:55 AM

Obituary: Granville Orr Dutton '46
Granville Orr Dutton. Oct 23, 1924 to Jan 3, 2016. Granville has gone to be with the Lord! He led a pretty remarkable 91-year life with his equally-remarkable wife Carol who survives him. Granville was born a poor, city-boy in Dallas, and grew up during the Great Depression with his older brother Elmer and older sister Lelia Pearl (Sissy). His mother, Pearl O’Brien Dutton, and father Roy Dutton moved to Houston when Granville was very young after their house was foreclosed in Oak Cliff. Al.... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 15, 2016 8:17:27 AM

Obituary: Kolin Marc Jan '74
Kolin Jan's brain couldn't handle the pressure of keeping up with him any longer. After thinking through every situation and possible outcome, it grew tumors and he died on January 10th. In control to the very end, his lifespan surpassed the doctors' predictions. Perfection should have been Kolin's middle name as that's how he lived his life-to perfection. Upon graduating Severna Park High School, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served 28 years in the Navy. Upon retirement, the family mov.... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 15, 2016 7:57:40 AM

Obituary: William Drislane McDonough Jr. '51
Captain William D. McDonough, Jr., USN (Ret) age 86, of Kittery, Maine, passed peacefully on January 11, 2016 with family by his side. 
Bill was born on February 27, 1929, in Albany, NY, the eldest of the four sons of William, Sr. and Marion Adt McDonough. He attended local schools and graduated from Milne High School. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1951 and was commissioned as an Ensign. A week after graduation, Bill married Nancy Mae Bearup and they started their li.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 5:01:31 AM

Obituary: Clyde James Van Arsdall III '63
CAPT Clyde James Van Arsdall III (retired), died in peace at home with his family the evening of 30 December 2015 in Coronado, CA, at 74 from an aggressive form of esophageal cancer. Born 9/29/1941.He was a 1963 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and subsequently completed nuclear power school. During his 30-year Navy career, he served in the surface fleet aboard the nuclear-powered guided missile cruisers USS Bainbridge (CGN-25) and USS Long Beach (CGN-9), and commanded the Knox-class .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 4:43:52 AM

Obituary: Moston Robert Mulholland Jr. '58
Rev. Dr. Moston Robert "Bob" Mulholland Jr., 79, passed away on December 20, 2015. He was born on September 3, 1936 in Rutland VT, the son of Moston and Georgine (Schou) Mulholland.
Bob’s life was dedicated to serving and glorifying God. He was a New Testament scholar, serving as professor of New Testament and Spiritual Formation at McMurray College in Abilene, TX, and later at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY, also serving as Vice President-Provost and Chief Academic Officer. H.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 4:32:21 AM

Obituary: William Otto Schwarz '66
William Otto "Bill" Schwarz, 73, of Fredericksburg passed away Saturday, January 2, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family.He was born on March 28, 1942, son of the late Otto W. and Dolores (Cunningham) Schwarz. He attended Colerain High School in Cincinnati and went on to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1966. After graduation Bill entered the Marine Corps where he proudly served his country in the Vietnam War as a pilot with the helicopter squadron HMM-364 (Purple Foxes.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 9:57:21 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Rosemary (Frank A. Nusom '34 & William D. Owen Jr. '41)
Rosemary Rosell Nusom
A Graveside Service will be held for Rosemary R. Nusom of Houston, Texas (formerly of Pensacola, Florida), at 12:30 pm, Friday January 15, 2016, at Shelter A in the annex cemetery of Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida. 
A visitation will be held at the Pensacola NAS All Faith Chapel beginning at 11:30 am, preceding the service.
Rosemary was born in Santiago, Cuba on June 8, 1925 to Luis Rosell and Isabelle Greig. She died on.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 9:45:03 AM

Obituary: William Harwood Loomis '50
William Harwood Loomis  (October 5, 1927 - January 7, 2016) 
Col. (Ret.) William Harwood Loomis, ("Bill") age 88, of 1281 Tipton Heights, Hiawassee, Ga., passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 7, 2016 in Chatuge Regional Nursing Home following an extended illness. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. His presence will be missed by all. The "Colonel" was born on Oct. 5, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA., the son of the late Henry Harlow Loomis and.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 9:21:30 AM

Obituary: Nicholas Andrew Evans '44
Commander Nicholas A. Evans Ret., passed away in Melbourne, FL on 7 January 2016. He was 95 years old. He was born in Centerville, Ohio but grew up in Newark, Ohio and attended Newark High School. He attended Ohio State University before entering and graduating from the US Naval Academy, class of 1944, with a Bachelor of Science.
Nicholas served aboard the USS Idaho during WWII. He organized and administered a heavy attack jet squadron from commissioning to completion of operation aboard the ca.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 8:44:59 AM

Obituary: James Bradley Brown '49
CDR James B. Brown, 91, USN Ret. of Wickford, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, January 10, 2016.  He was the husband of the late Caroline C. (Collier) Brown.  Born in Woodstown, NJ, he was a son of the late Sherwin B. Brown and Lillian L. (Smith) Brown. 
Like so many of his generation, Mr. Brown enlisted in the Navy as a teenager to serve in WWII. He then graduated from the U.S.Naval Academy in 1949 and was a Naval Aviator until his retirement in 1967 fr.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 8:28:34 AM

Obituary: Jean Ray Whittenberg '58
Col. Jean Ray Whittenberg, USAF, Ret., 80, of Peachtree City passed away Jan. 6, 2016. He is survived by his wife Joan Whittenberg; daughter Janet (Mike) DiBenedetto of Peachtree City; grandson Michael (Ashley) DiBenedetto, Jr. of Dunwoody;  and nephew Gary (Jackie) Whittenberg of Ft. Collins, Colorado. A funeral service was held on Sunday, Jan. 10,  at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home in Peachtree City. Minister Billy Rowe officiated.  Burial will follow at a later dat.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 7:07:17 AM

Obituary: Mrs. D. Patricia (L.J.M. "Mike" Baird '66)
D. Patricia "Pat" (Ranagan) Baird was born on March 21, 1946 in Baltimore, MD and died January 9, 2016 in Annapolis, MD. She grew up in Pasadena, MD and graduated from Severna Park High School in 1964. In 1966, she married Mike Baird and spent 22 years as a Navy wife and mother, moving to locations in Florida, Rhode Island, California, Virginia, and Maryland. In 1981 she obtained her realtor license and was an award winning realtor for the next 35 years serving Marylanders; the last 29 in the An.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 4:42:04 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Katherine (Thomas J. Christman '44)
Katherine "Katty" Martin Christman, 92, died on August 5, 2015, in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. She was born on February 24, 1923 in Charleston, South Carolina and lived there until she met her future husband, Thomas Jackson (Jack) Christman, who had recently graduated from the Naval Academy in the class of 1944. He courted her and asked her to marry him before he went off to serve on a Navy destroyer in the Pacific. She told him no, because she wanted to be able to date other young men. Nonetheless.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 11, 2016 4:17:37 AM

Obituary: Bruce Everett Waespe '69
Bruce Everett Waespe, 68, of Lexington, husband of Connie Bailey Waespe, died Tuesday, January 5, 2016, after a very brief illness. He was the son of the late E. Gail and Cara Louise Bennett Waespe. He was a Mining Engineer and was a member of the First United Methodist Church - Andover Campus. He attended the United States Naval Academy and received his BSCE from the University of Kentucky in 1971. He received his MBA from the University of Denver in 1982. Besides his wife, survivors include on.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 07, 2016 7:39:21 AM

Obituary: Jean Val Smith '52
J. Val Smith was born April 5, 1929 in Evansvile, IN to parents, Elwood Valentine and Ethel Celona (Quigley) Smith. He passed away November 28, 2015 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Grayson County, TX. 
Mr. Smith served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He was owner-operator of a security business based in Richardson, TX. Above all, Mr. Smith was a devoted husband, father, and friend. 
Mr. Smith leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife, Sylvia Brooks-Smith,.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 07, 2016 7:23:41 AM

Obituary: Christopher Thomas Hutchins Jr. '51
C. Thomas Hutchins, Jr., 87, passed away on January 2, 2016, at Novant Presbyterian Hospital. Tom was born July 25, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York and was the son of C. Thomas Hutchins and Mary Kendrick Hutchins of Durham, North Carolina. Tom graduated from Durham High School in 1945 and attended NC State University from 1945-1947. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in June of 1951. After graduation he married his sweetheart, Margaret Penn, and saw duty on the S.S. Rockbridge (APA-228) .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 07, 2016 5:43:22 AM

Obituary: Richard Harmon Wilson '46
Richard Harmon Wilson, 91, of Simpsonville, husband of Ann Elizabeth Wilson, died Sunday, December 27, 2015. Born in San Francisco, CA, he was the son of the late Edward Rudolph Wilson and Alice Marie Baer Wilson. Richard was retired from the US Navy where he had been a pilot and an instructor at the Naval College and the War College. Commander Wilson served his nation and the naval service with distinction, having completed eight years and eleven months at sea and on foreign service. While tran.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 06, 2016 1:53:20 PM

Obituary: Charles Oscar Swanson '49
Charles O. "Chuck" Swanson died early Sunday morning, December 13th, 2015 after a long and brave battle with Parkinson's disease. His kindness and gentle strength will be sorely missed.Swanson was born in Canon City, Colorado in 1927, the only child of Oscar and Beatrice Gail Swanson. He attended Bullis Preparatory School prior to the United States Naval Academy, where he was graduated in 1949. He received a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 06, 2016 1:46:03 PM

Obituary: Jon David Lund '74
Dr. Jon David Lund, 65, of Amarillo, died Saturday, December 26, 2015.Services will be at 10:30 a.m. this Thursday at Arden Road Baptist Church with Dale Bigham, Pastor Emeritus, officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.Dad went home to be with Jesus after a nine-year battle with Stage 4 Melanoma cancer. We miss him greatly but rejoice that he is no longer in any pain, and we'll be all together again in Heaven one .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 06, 2016 1:40:59 PM

Obituary: William Marion Snow Jr. '57
Colonel William "Bill" M. Snow, Jr. USAF Retired, a man of honor, died peacefully on January 2, 2016 in Fort Collins, Colorado after a tenacious ten year battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Born in Waycross, Georgia to William and Iva Lee Snow, Bill was a graduate of Douglas High School, in Douglas, Georgia. In his desire to serve his country, Bill attended the U.S. Naval Academy, in Annapolis, Maryland graduating in 1957. 
Due to his love of flying, Bill transferred to the Air Force to defen.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 12:53:47 PM

Obituary: Lawrence Stephen Derrig '70
Lawrence S. Derrig, of Brookfield, beloved husband of LuAnn (Aloe) Derrig, died on Sunday, January 3rd at his home. He was born in Chicago on April 9, 1948, son of the late John M. and Gwendolyn (Young) Derrig. He was a graduate of St. Francis High School in Wheaton, IL, class of 1966. 
After high school Larry received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy Annapolis, and later his MBA from Pepperdine University. 
Larry was a Veteran of the Vietnam War,.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 12:16:05 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jeanne (Frank C. Perry '39)
Jeanne Bateman Perry, 93, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016.
She was born August 28, 1922, in Greenwood, S.C., a daughter of Mark and Alameda Bateman.
Mrs. Perry's childhood home was Fort Myers, Fla., from the age of nine months. In 1941, she moved to Deland, Fla., so that she could live with Sally Bateman, her grandmother. She then began working as a bookkeeper for Barnett National Bank.
On December 16, 1945, she married Lt. Cmdr. Frank Chase Perry, becoming a "Navy wife," until 1960. In .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 11:50:15 AM

Obituary: Joseph Thomas Kavanagh '61
Joseph Kavanagh died on January 2, 2016 at his home after a long illness. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on June 11, 1938. He attended St. Patrick’s Elementary School, Brooklyn Technical High School, The Bullis School, and was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, class of 1961.
During his time on active duty he served on the destroyers USS O”Hare and USS Laffey. He left active duty in 1965 and began his private sector career. In 1969 he co-founded Vector Research Company and .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 5:58:15 AM

Obituary: Benjamin Herring Colmery II '44
Benjamin H. Colmery II (March 10, 1921 - December 2, 2015)
Benjamin Herring, "Ben" Colmery, II, 94, died on December 2, 2015, in Westminster Oaks Retirement Community, Tallahassee, FL.  Memorial services will be held at the Frances Chapel, Westminster Oaks at 2 pm on Dec. 7, 2015. He will be inurned at the Columbarium, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Presbyterian Church, Broadway St., Edwards, MS 39066, or the Westminster Oaks Found.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 5:08:31 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Therese (Donald R. Griesmer '51)
Therese Ann Griesmer, 88, formerly of Annandale, Va., passed away on December 23, 2015. Therese was born in Detroit, MI, on June 12, 1927. She attended Saint David Catholic School in Detroit from grade school through high school. Therese married Donald Griesmer of Cleveland, Ohio, on June 23, 1951. Therese and Don were married for 64 years. Her family and her faith were the focus of her life. Therese enjoyed golfing and traveling and was actively involved with Saint Michael Catholic Church in An.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 12:33:58 PM

Obituary: Lowell Franklin Eggert '52
Lowell Franklin Eggert (March 06, 1929--December 27, 2015)
Rear Admiral Lowell Franklin "Gus" Eggert, 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 27, 2015 in his home in Ocean City. 
Lowell was born in Milwaukee, WI in 1929 to Frank John Eggert and Caroline Heppert. Family called him"Bill" or "Brother." On June 7, 1952, he married Dolores Stella Conlin of Philadelphia and they raised seven children together. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Corrine (Eggert) Herrmann..... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 05, 2016 6:18:22 AM

Obituary: Thomas Charles Brandt '56
Major General Thomas Charles Brandt, USAFApril 4, 1933 - December 22, 2015Major General Thomas Charles Brandt retired United States Air Force, age 82, died Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Duke University Medical Center. He served for 33 years in the Air Force, from June 1, 1956 until September 30, 1989. General Brandt was born in Harrisburg, Pa. On April 4, 1933, where he graduated from William Penn High School. He attended the University of Pennsylvania in 1951. The general earned a bachelor of s.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 04, 2016 1:00:28 PM

Obituary: Neil Ellis Prince '52
Neil Prince, 85, of Orlando passed away peacefully on December 28, 2015, with his devoted wife, Margery, by his side. He was the son of W. Neil and Genevieve Prince. Neil attended the U.S. Naval Academy (Class of 1952), and served his country in the Air Force for 30 years, retiring at the rank of Colonel. He had an accomplished military career as a civil engineer in Vietnam and locations from Greenland to Panama, being awarded the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star. After his military retiremen.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, January 03, 2016 4:02:03 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Eugenia (Robert G. Brown '42)
Eugenia (Jean) Lamar Brown, 94, died on December 26, 2015. Jean was the daughter of Charles Herbert Lamar and Elsie Spott Lamar. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and lived there until she married Robert Gould (Bob) Brown in 1945.
During the years between 1946 and 1961, when Bob was often away at sea, Jean participated in Navy volunteer activities while raising two young sons. After Bob retired from the Navy and entered a second career as a professor at Newberry (S.C.) College, Jean was very.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 03, 2016 3:58:04 PM

Obituary: James Habersham Swiggart '07
LT. James Habersham Swiggart lost his life on December 17, 2015 in a private airplane crash near Tallahassee, FL; he was 31 years old. He is survived by his mother, Carolyn C. Swiggart and stepfather John A. Wayt, III of Greenwich, CT and Jamestown, RI; also his father and stepmother, William and Janet Swiggart, and their children, Abigail and William of North Andover, MA.
Jamie grew up in Darien, CT, where he became an Eagle Scout and served as an EMT with Post 53, a volunteer ambulance corps .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 03, 2016 3:53:02 PM

Obituary: Francis Ralph Pinto '45
Francis Ralph Pinto, age 93, beloved husband of the late Eileen Nolan Pinto, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at St. Joseph's Center. Born in Brooklyn, New York on March 22, 1922, he was a son of the late Francis and Anna Zoppo Pinto. A U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy and a former member of the Naval Academy Athletic Association. Mr. Pinto was a corporate executive with Harvey Hubbell Inc. for many years. Survivors include four children, .... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 01, 2016 9:35:48 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Sandra (Robert E. Baker Jr. '59)
Sandra (Stein) Baker, a Newport native, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, in Woodbridge, VA. She fought the good fight against cancer for nearly ten years before running out of options and passed away at home with her husband of 54 years by her side.Sandy was born on May 10, 1936 to Catherine and Frank Stein of 38 Roseneath Avenue, Newport. She graduated from St. Augustines, St. Catherine's Academy ('53) and Salve Regina College ('57).Sandy taught in the Newport school system --- her fi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 11:29:24 AM

Obituary: Thomas Charles White '77
THOMAS C. WHITE, age 64, of Squirrel Hill, on Monday, December 14, 2015. Beloved husband of Catherine White; father of Jason Adams White, Colin Hawkins White and Eleanora Rose White; brother of Jere M. White, Lewis B. White, Georgia Dee Felich, Joel D. White and the late Robert White and Patricia Alden White; son of the late Lewis B. and Joan Dee White. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements McCABE BROS., INC.
Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Dec. 15, 2015.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 3:30:30 AM

Obituary: Reed Keith Jarvi '76
Reed Jarvi, USNR (Ret.), passed away quietly on December 21, 2015 at AVOW Hospice of Naples.
Reed hailed from Ashtabula, Ohio, and was the eldest son of Jane and Hubert. He attended Harbor High and was awarded an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in spring of 1972, joining the Class of 1976 on July 1st of that summer. While at the Naval Academy, Reed was in the 28th Company, majored in Mechanical Engineering and played club rugby. Upon commissioning in June 1976, he selected flight.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, December 26, 2015 11:41:24 AM

Obituary: Benjamin Franklin Montoya '58
Benjamin F. Montoya (May 24, 1935 - Dec 19, 2015)
Born in Indio, California May 24th, 1935 to Benjamin and Margaret Montoya. Ben graduated from Coachella Valley Union High School in 1953 and attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo before entering the US Naval Academy where he graduated in 1958.
Upon graduation he married his high school sweetheart, Virginia Cox, also of Indio, California. Happily married for 57 years, Ben and Ginney raised five sons and two daughters who blessed them with 17 grandch.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 24, 2015 7:41:45 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Patricia Geyer (Joseph F. Hoffman '60)
Patricia (Patty) Ann Hoffman Geyer, 74, of Crofton, MD, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015. Born in Clinton, MA on August 3, 1941, Patty was the daughter of the late John J. and Ann O'Connell. She was the Valedictorian of the graduating class of 1959 from Clinton High School where she served as class vice president. She graduated from St. Vincent's Hospital School of Nursing in Worcester, MA in 1962 and worked as an assistant head nurse at Tufts New England Medicine Center in Boston until 1.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 10:50:30 AM

Obituary: Lionel Jerome Nowotny '61
Lionel J. Nowotny, beloved husband, father, Opie, and brother, died at his home in New Mexico on Dec. 5. Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Tues., Dec. 29 at Lake Highlands United Methodist Church, 9015 Plano Rd, Dallas. Lionel was born August 9, 1938 in New Braunfels, TX. A 1961 Naval Academy graduate, he retired a Commander after serving 20 years. He also earned a PhD from UT in 1971. Lionel was devoted to family and friends and loved travel, woodworking, and cooking. He was preceded in death by his 1s.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 3:54:32 AM

Obituary: James Elmer Heg '43
Captain James E. "Jim" Heg, USN (Ret.), passed away November 21, 2015 at the age of 95. He was born on December 15, 1919 in Kent, Wash., and attended Everett High School (class of '38), where he lettered in football and track. Following studies at the U.S. Naval Academy, he served on the submarine U.S.S. Bang in the Pacific during World War II, earning the Bronze Star. He served in the Navy for 31 years, retiring as Captain, and then joined the National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, as Dir.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 3:40:34 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Robert S. Hayes '45)
Betty R. Hayes, 90, entered into God's eternal care on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at Homewood at Plum Creek. 
Born on Wednesday, February 4, 1925, in Ford City, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ernest E. and Ruth Mongavin Redfern. She was also preceded in death by her husband of nearly 63 years, Captain Robert S. Hayes, U.S. Navy, Retired, who died in 2009; and a grandson, Andrew S. Hayes. 
Betty was a 1942 graduate of New Kensington (Pa.) High School and, in 1946 received her .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 3:35:45 AM

Obituary: Robert Thomas Bailey Sr. '39
Robert (Bob) Thomas Bailey, Sr., 98, of The Elms, North Charleston, SC, devoted husband of his wife, Lessie Rhoad Bailey, died Thursday, December 17, 2015. Robert was born in Bluefield, Virginia on May 10, 1917, to the late Ada Griffith Bailey and Gratton Mustard Bailey. He attended one year at Bluefield Junior College before entering the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1935. Robert graduated in June 1939 from USNA, but was unable to be commissioned as a naval officer due t.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 3:30:35 AM

Obituary: Stanley Eugene Hindman '39
Cdr. Stanley E. Hindman, (Ret) USNA Class of '39 1915-2015 
An Officer and a Gentleman Stan passed away peacefully in Annapolis Maryland on December 9th, 2015, having met his personal goal of living to 100. He spent his last day on earth exactly as he would have wanted, surrounded by his loving family. Although Stan proudly served his country as a fierce warrior in the United States Navy, as evidenced by his being awarded a Silver Star for valor during WWII as well as the Distinguished Fly.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 3:24:03 AM

Obituary: Marion Lee Minnis '50
Captain Marion Lee Minnis, USN (Ret), died 8 December, 2015, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 88 years old. Lee was born in Wylie, Texas, February 1, 1927, and graduated from North Dallas High School in 1943. He attended Texas A & M College until entering the U.S. Merchant Marine in 1944, serving in the Aleutians. He switched to the U.S. Navy and was in fire control school as WWII ended. Lee received a fleet appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy with the Class of 1950. After graduating with .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 3:21:25 AM

Obituary: Peter Neil Midgarden '58
(Mar. 10, 1935 - Dec 18, 2015) Peter Neil Midgarden was born in rural North Dakota on March 10, 1935. As a child he was a reader and adventurer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping like the heroes in his books. He played all sports in high school. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1958 and became a Naval Aviator, flying A-7 Corsair II's from aircraft carriers during the Vietnam conflict. He retired with the rank of Captain after serving in NATO as the liaison between US and allied f.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 3:15:15 AM

Obituary: Richard Pearson Inman '51
Richard "Dick" Pearson Inman, 86, of BayWoods of Annapolis passed away peacefully Sunday December 13, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Montello, Wisconsin, he was the son of Dr. Richard F. Inman and Lois Oesterreich Inman. Dick graduated from the US Naval Academy with the Class of 1951. He served on the USS Northampton in the Atlantic and commanded the USS Fechteler in the Pacific. He taught at the US Naval Academy from 1964 to 1969 and was the Direc.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 17, 2015 5:31:51 AM

Obituary: Diana Lee (Snyder) Stockdale '81
Diana (nee Snyder) Stockdale, age 57, of Lansdowne, passed away on November 15, 2015, in West Palm Beach Florida. Born in Trenton, she was a resident of Bordentown, and Lansdowne, PA. Diana was a graduate of Bordentown Regional High School and attended the US Naval Academy, Drexel University and Trenton State College. Diana was employed by Crozer Medical Center as a Radiation Health Physicist and was Vice-President of Rayscan. She is survived by her parents LeRoy and Reba Snyder, Jr. as well as .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 3:56:36 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Rita (Keatinge Keays '49)
Rita M. (Williams) Keays of Hingham, died December 12, 2015. Rita was born and raised in Nebraska and was very proud of her Irish heritage and her family roots. She was a registered nurse and devoted her life to caring for others. Rita had a strong faith and spent much time participating in religious activities. She was a member of the nursing club at Linden Ponds, where she lived for the past six years. Rita's main passion was her family and spending time with those she loved. She will be sadly.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 14, 2015 11:56:44 AM

Obituary: Clinton Ward Bond '63
In February 1940 on leap day, Clinton Ward Bond was born to Maggie Leola Denham of Baton Rouge and her husband, C.W. "Clint" Bond, formerly of Amite, Louisiana, who later became president of Ethyl Corporation. Ward died on November 29 of congestive heart failure. He leaves behind his wife Carole Hawes Bond and daughter Jenny Bond living in Baton Rouge and his daughter Julie Stinson, her husband Mike and their daughter Megan, who live in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. He is also survived by his older si.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 14, 2015 3:05:10 AM

Obituary: Melvin Hugh Sollberger '60
Captain Melvin "Buz" Sollberger, USN (Ret.), son of the late Lowell Sollberger and Irma Hainaut of Cuyahoga Falls, OH, passed away on December 7, 2015, in Annapolis, MD. He was 78. A 1960 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Buz attained the rank of Captain (06) during his Naval career, serving as Commanding Officer of a Nuclear Ballistic Attack Class Submarine. He became a Submarine Division Commander of Submarine Squadron ONE before serving as Commanding Officer of a Submarine Tender, USS Emory.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 14, 2015 2:55:04 AM

Obituary: Philip John Polk '67
Philip J. Polk, of Tenafly passed away on December 7, 2015. Philip was a 1967 graduate from the United States Naval Academy. He served off the coast of Vietnam from 1967 to 1971. After returning from Vietnam he received his degree from The University of Southern California. After graduation he worked as a Nuclear Engineer for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Phil is survived by his brother-in-law Fred Higginbotham and two nieces Alexis and Aidan. Fune- ral Services were held privately
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Monday, December 14, 2015 2:53:00 AM

Obituary: James Winsor Taylor '44
James Winsor Taylor, 95, died on December 8, 2015 in Jacksonville, FL. He was the son of Winsor A. and Dorothy B. Taylor and graduated from Massena High in Massena, NY, and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1943. He met Virginia Hicklin when part of his class was brought to the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville. In the U. S. Navy he served four years in the South Pacific during World War II. He served on the light cruiser, Columbia, later on the carrier, Princeton and he was in the Battle of Leyte .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 14, 2015 2:44:57 AM

Obituary: Randall Carter Strickland '72
Randall Carter Strickland died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Arlington, surrounded by family. Celebration of life: (come and go) 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at J. Gilligan's, 400 E. Abram St., Arlington. In lieu of flowers, pictures and stories are appreciated. Randy was born in Patuxent River, Md., on Sept. 15, 1950, and grew up in Arlington. He graduated in 1968 from Arlington High School, where he played football and sang in the choir. A simple gift of a guitar from his uncle at a very young age .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 14, 2015 2:41:42 AM

Obituary: Ronald Eugene McKeown '61
Captain Ronald E. "Mugs" McKeown, USN (Ret.) passed away on Saturday, November, 21, 2015 in a peaceful sleep at Kindred Hospital in San Diego following complications associated with Parkinson's Disease. A highly decorated Navy fighter pilot, charismatic leader, a loving husband, father and grandfather, he will be missed by all who loved him. A memorial service will held at Miramar National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December, 9, 2015. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sa.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 10, 2015 2:41:39 PM

Obituary: Robert Peter Gerety '48
Robert P. Gerety, MD passed away at his home in West Hartford, Vermont on December 8, 2015 at the age of 91. He was born on September 1, 1924 in Shelton, Connecticut to Charlotte Daly Gerety and Peter L. Gerety. He was the eighth of nine boys. He was raised in Fairfield, Connecticut and graduated from Roger Ludlow High School in 1942. He attended the US Naval Academy and Fordham University. In 1949 he married Margaret, "Maggie," Beattie who was the love of his life. Their son, Robert P. Gerety, .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 10, 2015 12:13:08 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Eileen (Donald B. Millar '44)
Eileen Louise Benson Millar, 90, long time resident of Annapolis, Maryland died peacefully on November 20th, 2015. She is survived by her daughters, Melinda Millar Schadeberg and CAPT. Lorna Millar Brunhofer, USNR, (Ret.), her sons-in-law, Kenwood Dudley Schadeberg and CAPT. Robert Andrew Brunhofer, USN (Ret.), four grandchildren, Lorna Schadeberg Horres, Lisa Brunhofer Arnauld, Andrew Donald Brunhofer and Matthew Millar Brunhofer. Eileen was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 54 years,.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 10, 2015 3:46:19 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ann (Lewis D. Tamny '37)
Ann Gilmore Tamny died on November 28, 2015 in Harrisonburg, Virginia after a short illness. She was born on May 11, 1921, in New York City but moved at a very young age to Palos Verdes Estates, California where she grew up to be a brilliant student and gifted equestrian. Her parents, Ruth Patterson Gilmore and Edgar Schermerhorn Gilmore, adored their beautiful red headed second child, who graduated from Redondo Beach High School and went off to the University of California, Berkeley, after just.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 09, 2015 1:42:06 PM

Obituary: Daniel Ralph LaBoyteaux '70
Daniel R. LaBoyteaux, age 68, of Floral City, died on December 2nd, 2015 surrounded by his loving family and while under the care of HPH Hospice House of Lecanto. Daniel was born on November 29, 1947 in New Castle, IN to Clarence E. and Ruth (Tutterow) LaBoyteaux. After graduating from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, he went on to serve his country in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves. After his military service, due to his great skill and knowledge in all aspects of computer science, Daniel .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 09, 2015 8:53:05 AM

Obituary: Robert Stewart Jones '48
Robert Stewart Jones is home with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He assured us several days before his passing on November 26, 2015 that "it can't get any better than that". Born in Columbia, MO on April 20, 1926 to Harry and RoyEllen Jones, he was raised with his younger sister Jane in Centralia, MO and Robinson, IL. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1947, he was eventually assigned to a post in Hawaii where he married Patty Parker in 1949. Their three children are Bob Jr., Bar.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 09, 2015 7:11:05 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ann (Reid B. Paige '58)
Ann Howard Jones Paige (1/31/35 - 12/6/15)
Ann was the only child of Howard and Sarah "Kathleen" Jones. Ann was born at home in Elkton, VA on January 31, 1935 in the same house as her mother. Ann met Reid, the love of her life, during their sophomore year of high school. Ann was voted Homecoming Queen and Valedictorian of her senior class. Ann and Reid were married when he graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1958. They lived various states before settling in Livermore, CA to raise their four.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 09, 2015 6:55:39 AM

Obituary: Jimmie Lee Howard '52
Jimmie Lee Howard, 87, of Salisbury and formerly of Crisfield, died Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake.
Born in Crisfield on May 23, 1928, he was the only child of Henry Lee and Agnes Riggin Howard.
A graduate of Crisfield High School class of 1945, he earned undergraduate credits from Salisbury State College and the US Naval Academy, and later graduated from Millersville State College in 1952 with a B.S. in Education. In addition, he earned graduate credits from Western.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 09, 2015 6:51:07 AM

Obituary: Donald Lee Forbes '54
Donald Lee Forbes, 86, died at home on December 1, 2015, following three decades of dodging that fate.
He leaves his sons, Andrew and his wife, Claudia, of Hillsboro, Va., and David and his wife, Kristan, of Falls Church, Va.; four grandchildren, Grace, Chance, Holden and Daisy; his Goldendoodle, Missy: and many friends.
Don was born in St. Joseph, Mo., to Harry Mahall Forbes and Hertha Iva (McCombs) Forbes.  In Don’s early teens, the family relocated to Albuquerque, N.M.  Afte.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, December 08, 2015 9:33:36 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Martha (Preston A. Peak '46)
Martha Raley Peak, 88, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at her home in Dallas, Texas. She was born on March 1, 1927, to Lee and Willie Belle Raley and grew up in Dallas. She was a graduate of Highland Park High School, Sullins Junior College and SMU. Martha had a lifelong passion for the arts, particularly music. She began playing the piano as a small child and took up the violin at age 12. By the time she was in high school, she was giving piano lessons. At SMU, she earned a Bachelor .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 07, 2015 9:50:40 AM

Obituary: Jonathan Spencer Willis III '62
Surely Jack's last prayer was "Thank you, Lord." 
Jonathan Spencer Willis, III, of Dover, Delaware, and Lake Dunmore, in Salisbury, Vermont, died at home in the company of his loving family on December 5, 2015. He was 75. Jack was born on November 15, 1940, in Milford, Delaware, the son of J. Spencer Willis, Jr., and Stella Warner Willis. He attended Fork Union Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy and was a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Cornell School of Business with.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 07, 2015 9:27:17 AM

Obituary: Wayne Herkness II '39
WAYNE HERKNESS II, 98, of Roanoke, VA, and Lewisburg, WV, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 30, 2015.
Herkness was born in 1917. His parents were the late Lindsay Coates Herkness and Carlota LaLanne Herkness of Phila., PA.
A 1939 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Herkness commanded destroyers during World War II, resigning from the Navy as a commander.
In 1964, he founded the Damon Company, a precision machine shop, in Salem, VA. He continued to run the company until his death.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 07, 2015 8:27:08 AM

Obituary: Kevin Michael Mulkern '59
LCDR (ret.) Kevin M. Mulkern of San Diego, died November 26, 2015 at age 80. Born in Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Edward T. and Margaret (Donahue) Mulkern. He attended Boston College and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1959. He moved to San Diego where he met his neighbor, the former Meg Hinchey. They were married on Thanksgiving 1962 in Rutland, VT, and stayed married 53 years. They had three children. He served 20 years in the Navy, working in Maryland, Alabama and Califo.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 07, 2015 8:23:39 AM

Obituary: Howard Earl Greer '44
Howard E. Greer, Vice Admiral, USN (RET.), beloved father of local psychologist, Dr. Margaret Greer-Simmons, died on Sunday, 22 November 2015 in Coral Gables, Florida. He was born 1 May 1921 in Tyler, Texas and attended public school there until entering Tyler Junior College. He was appointed to the US Naval Academy by Congressman Beckworth of Texas and graduated with the class of 1944. Howard served on active duty from 9 June 1943 to 1 April 1978 and accrued a total of 5292 flight hours and 418.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 07, 2015 7:56:50 AM

Obituary: Arthur Franklin Rawson '42
Capt. Arthur F. Rawson, Jr., USN Retired entered eternal rest on Saturday, November 28, 2015. Born March 26, 1919 in Roanoke, VA, he was the oldest of three children of Arthur F. Rawson, Sr. and Catharine Deaterley Rawson. He is survived by his children: Arthur F. Rawson, III (Arlene) of Derwood, MD; Catharine Prezzano of New York, NY; Patricia Bent (Rex)of Albita Springs, LA; Kevin Rawson of Cordova, TN; and Lee Pantuso (Tony) of San Mateo, CA; 19 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 07, 2015 7:35:55 AM

Obituary: Amos Rogers Little Deacon Jr. '56
Amos Rogers Little Deacon, Jr. passed away peacefully on 11/19/2015 at his home in Orange Park Acres. He was 82. Born in Dunedin Isle, Florida in a house on stilts in the Gulf of Mexico, he grew up in central Florida and Pennsylvania. After graduating in 1951 as Class Valedictorian at Paradise High School (PA), Amos attended the United States Naval Academy and Lafayette College.
In 1962 he was hired by the Hughes Aircraft Company and moved his young family to Orange, CA. Amos then completed the.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 07, 2015 7:24:42 AM

Obituary: John Hensel Sims '40
Captain John H. Sims, U. S. Navy (Retired), passed away November 29, 2015, Danville, Calif. at Manor Care (Hospice) of natural causes.
Born in Wauseon May 22, 1918. At an early age John moved with his family to Piqua where his father C.M. Sims was high school principal and later superintendent of schools and later president of the Chamber of Commerce. It was in Piqua that John met and married his wife Judy (Greenbank) who pre-deceased him in 2003.
John was a graduate of the United States Naval.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 07, 2015 7:18:15 AM

Obituary: Alexander Henry Korbeck Jr. '54
Alexander Henry Korbeck, Jr. of Arlington, VA died peacefully in his home on November 18, 2015 with his wife by his side. He was born May 21, 1930 in Natrona Heights, PA. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1958 where he met the love of his life and forever soul mate. He married Theresa in April 1958 and moved to Arlington, VA. He is survived by his beloved wife Theresa; his sister Jeanne Roenigk of Sarver, PA; his brother Robert Korbeck of Timonium, MD; his three sons, Alex, Josep.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, December 05, 2015 6:01:44 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Virginia (William S. Busik '43)
Virginia Read Busik (Ginny), 91, passed away at Ginger Cove in Annapolis on December 1, 2015. She was born in Chicago, IL on February 11, 1924 to the late George and Grace Read. She grew up in Illinois, Indiana and Pensacola, FL and graduated from Pensacola High School in 1942. She attended the University of Alabama, where she was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. As a daughter and a wife of Naval officers she was one of the many unsung heroes of our nation's wars. During her first marria.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, December 05, 2015 5:54:31 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (James M. Beggs '48)
In Loving Memory of Mary Harrison Beggs (June 3, 1930 - November 27, 2015) 
A memorial service will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Little Flower Parish, 5607 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda, MD 20816. On November 26, 2015 Mary spent her last Thanksgiving surrounded by her entire family. The next day she joined her ancestors to see the Face of God. Born the second daughter of Charles Corwin and Hazel Edwards Harrison in East Orange, New Jersey, she is survived by her y.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 03, 2015 3:05:12 PM

Obituary: Bernard Grabowski '63
Bernard Grabowski passed away at his home in Brevard on Friday, November 20, 2015. He was 75. Bernie was born on October 24, 1940 in Riverside, New Jersey to Henry and Sophie (Salkowski) Grabowski. He graduated from Riverside High School in New Jersey, where he was ultimately honored to be named to the Football Hall of Fame. He also attended Bullis Prep School in Silver Spring, Maryland prior to attending the United States Naval Academy where he had been recruited to play football. He graduated .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 03, 2015 1:44:33 PM

Obituary: Robert Paul Coogan '44
Vice Admiral Robert P. Coogan, USN (Ret.) was born in Newport on April 1, 1922 and passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015 at his home in San Diego, CA. The son of Arthur and Fran Coogan he graduated from Rogers High School and the United States Naval Academy. Bob served aboard Idaho (BB-42) during seven major Pacific campaigns, entered flight training in June 1945, and was designated an aviator in 1946. He served in a series of three fighter squadrons, interrupted by duty with Commander Fleet Air,.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 03, 2015 1:37:47 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Kathleen (James H. Carrington '48)
Kathleen Connell Carrington, 88, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2015 in Greenville, South Carolina. Kay, as she was known by her friends and family, was a steadfast and loving wife and mother. Born January 11, 1927 in Jersey City, New Jersey to John Norman Connell and Helen Burke Connell, Kay was one of nine children. Beautiful and unassuming, with an easy sense of humor and disarming smile, Kay graduated from Notre Dame College in Baltimore soon after the Second World War. Shortly therea.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 03, 2015 1:29:22 PM

Obituary: Paul Devenport McManus '64
Paul McManus died at home in Grasonville, MD on November 29, 2015 at the age of 73. Paul is survived by his wife, Patricia McManus of Grasonville and his children, Kathleen Hartman of Nashville, TN, Paul McManus of Fairfax, VA, and Brian McManus of Johnson City, TN, and step children Monica Giovachino of Alexandria, VA and Jessica Giovachino of Port Jefferson, NY. Paul is also survived by two brothers, Thomas McManus of Waldorf, MD and John McManus of Wakefield, MA, a sister, Mary Jane Strackbei.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 12:55:46 PM

Obituary: James Bernard Way Jr. '49
James B. Way Jr., 89, died November 20th at his home of natural causes. Born August 2, 1926 in Indiana, PA, he was the son of J. Bernard Way Sr., and Margaret R. Coleman Way. He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, J. Fredric Way and Agnes McElhaney Way of Port Townsend, WA; a niece, Margaret A. Massey of Oak Harbor, WA and two nephews, James B. Way II of Sitka, AK and Brian F. Way of Denver, CO.
Mr. Way was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, class of 1949. As a Midshipman he served.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 12:31:32 PM

Obituary: Noel Warren Brown '62
Noel Warren "Skip" Brown, USN (Ret.), 78, passed away on November 30, 2015 in Virginia Beach, VA. He maintained his spirit, humor and love of family throughout his life despite complications from his most recent surgery. 
He was born in Attica, Indiana, on April 25, 1937, the son of the late Noel W. and Maxine B. Brown. He attended Attica High School and graduated from Purdue University in 1958 as well as from the United States Naval Academy in 1962. He served a distinguished 22-year caree.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 12:28:31 PM

Obituary: Jonathan Anthony Sisson '48
Captain JONATHAN "Bing" SISSON, U.S. Navy (Ret.)  
Died on November 25, 2015 in Annandale, VA. He was born in Providence, RI, on April 18, 1926 to Louise Brown Sisson and Arthur Clarke Sisson. Graduated from Cranston High School in 1943 and entered the Navy V12 program at Brown University. He obtained a senatorial appointment to the Naval Academy in June 1944 and graduated in June 1947 with the first half of Class of 1948. He got his Masters degree from Webb Institute of Naval Architecture.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 12:25:49 PM

Obituary: Bobby Ray Holland '60
Bobby Ray Holland, 79, of Florence, SC passed away on Monday, November 30, 2015. Mr. Holland was born in Portsmouth, VA on August 7, 1936. He was the son of the late Mack L. and Mabel C. Holland. He was the devoted husband of 55 years to the late Kay Saunders Holland.
Mr. Holland was a 1954 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. He attended the United States Naval Academy before receiving an honorable discharge for medical reason. He earned a Bachelor's of Science in Industrial engineering fro.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 12:20:59 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Helen (Amedeo H. Galvani '43)
Helen Frances Pierce Galvani, 95, passed away peacefully at Westminster Canterbury in Virginia Beach on November 27, 2015. She was born in Hyde Park (Boston), Massachusetts, in 1920. She was the youngest of five children of William Weston Pierce and Nettie Brown Pierce. She attended the Hyde Park public schools and graduated from Hyde Park High School in 1937. She was an artistically gifted young woman who loved dancing.
Helen was working at the Firemen's Fund Insurance Company when she met Ame.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 12:12:17 PM

Obituary: Hugh Lawrence Gallagher '53
Hugh Lawrence Gallagher  (Jan. 14, 1929 ~ Nov. 14, 2015)
Resident of Los Gatos, CA.
Hugh Lawrence Gallagher, former resident of Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD, passed away in his sleep after a long battle with Alzheimers Disease. He will be remembered as a beloved husband, father and grandfather who devoted his life to the service of his country. Hugh was also a superb story teller who kept family and friends laughing.
Hugh was born in Seminole, OK, graduated from Will Rogers High School.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 12:00:33 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Harry H. Barton '37)
ELIZABETH (LIBBY) KNAUFF BARTON (April 18, 2017 - October 22, 2015)
Elizabeth Knauff "Libby" Barton (98) died October 22, 2015. Elizabeth was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin and was a proud descendent of William Blount, a signer of the Declaration of Independence from Tennessee.
At age four she moved to Pensacola, Fla where she lived her young life. In 1930 she moved to Tennessee and graduated from St. Katharine's Hall, Boliver, Tenn. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 19.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 30, 2015 12:53:16 PM

Obituary: Gary Wayne Hein '69
Gary W. Hein beloved husband, father, grandfather and uncle, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, at his home in Missoula. He was born Oct. 23, 1947, in Billings. His family moved to Missoula in 1950.
He is survived by his wife, Dell Hein; his son, Kristopher Hein (and wife Lindsay); his daughter, Jaclyn Sheridan (and husband Tad Sheridan); his grandchildren, Talon Hein, Brody Hein and Cole Sheridan; and his sisters, Renee Kemker (husband Gary Adams); and Judy Mock (husband Lynn Mock).
Gary was .... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 30, 2015 12:45:39 PM

Obituary: Kenneth Monroe Carr '49
Distinguished Submariner VADM Kenneth M. Carr, USN, Ret. passed away November 15th, 2015, at Judson Retirement Community, Cleveland, Ohio. 
He was the beloved husband of the late Molly Pace Carr, his wife of 66 years, who passed away in 2014.  He was born March 17th, 1925 in Mayfield, Kentucky.  His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Norman Carr and he was the brother of the late Nathan Carr.
VADM Kenneth M.Carr retired from the U.S. Navy on May 1, 1985, last serving as Deputy and Chief .... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 30, 2015 11:10:03 AM

Obituary: John Walton Newsom '41
John "Buck" Newsom, beloved husband, father and grandfather died Thursday, November 26, 2015, at the age of 96. Funeral services will be held at 3:30pm, Friday, December 4th at Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont St., Lawrence, KS. A Celebration of Life will follow at Lawrence Country Club.
Buck was born in Durham, NC, the son of Gene and Annie Laurie Newsom. He attended Duke University for one year and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in February 1941. Upon graduation, he reported.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 30, 2015 10:53:31 AM

Obituary: Richard Harlem Berby '49
Richard Berby ~ Born Nov 14, 1926; Passed Nov 9, 2015 in Boulder, CO Rick's parents Ola and Anna Berby immigrated directly to the United States from Norway and lived in Duluth Minnesota where Rick was born and graduated from Central High School in 1944. Rick was appointed to the U. S. Naval Academy in 1945 where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, became an officer, and went on to serve as a naval pilot and flight instructor serving in Pensacola Florida, and Hawaii .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, November 29, 2015 10:47:59 AM

Obituary: James A. Winnefeld '51
Rear Admiral James A. Winnefeld, USN (ret) passed away at the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday, November 26th, 2015. He was born in Paterson, New Jersey on January 1, 1929 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the Class of 1951. He served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years in destroyers, aircraft carriers, and amphibious ships. He commanded a carrier aircraft squadron, an air group, an amphibious ship, and an amphibious squadron. He saw active service in co.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, November 29, 2015 10:41:43 AM

Obituary: Clayton Westbrook Quin '52
Clayton Westbrook Quin, 86, of Summit, MS, took his last flight on November 14, 2015. He was surrounded by family at the home he loved on Lazy Lake in Summit, MS. Mr. Quin began his life in Liberty, MS on October 2, 1929. He went on to graduate from the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland in 1952 and see the world as a Navy Pilot with over 20 years of service. He was a Navy Commanding Officer in the Aircraft Ferry Squadron thirty one. Upon retirement from the Navy, he moved to McComb and was the .... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 27, 2015 12:19:34 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Margaret (Robert A. Hogsed '45)
Margaret Hogsed 'Maggie' Hogsed, age 89, died Nov. 7, 2015. She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Capt. Robert A. Hogsed, Ret. USNA class of 1945. Survivors include her three children and their spouses; Robert Hogsed Jr. (Charlene)of Big Coppit Key, Fl.; Sally Ingram (Bobby) of Va. Beach, Va. ; William Hogsed (Jill) of Melbourne Beach, Fl., and sister Anne Gehrke of Greensboro, N.C. She was cherished by her children, 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, all part of a close, lovi.... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 27, 2015 12:09:35 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Margaret (Sheldon C. St. John '38)
Margaret Ralston St. John died on November 20, 2015, at Patriots Colony. She had resided in Williamsburg since 1996. Born June 9, 1918, in Kansas City, Missouri, she later moved to Seattle, where she attended the University of Washington. During this time, she met her husband-to-be, Sheldon "Saint" St. John, an Ensign aboard the battleship Mississippi. Thirty years later, after tours from London to Guam - including Honolulu on December 7, 1941 - Margie and Saint retired from the Navy and began t.... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 27, 2015 8:55:13 AM

Obituary: William Griffin Granat '47
WILLIAM GRIFFIN GRANAT, 90, of Gladwyne PA, on Nov. 16, 2015. Born July 3, 1925 to the late Rear Adm. and Mrs. William Granat. Beloved husband of Barbara Granat (nee Cranston); his loving children, Ann Gilligan (Dave) and Betsy Palmer (Steve); his grandchildren, Abbey and Kiley Gilligan, Meg and Tom Palmer. A graduate of the US Naval Academy and The Wharton School of Business. He had a 30 year career with GE in engineering and marketing.
A Memorial Mass will be held 11 A.M., on Monday, November.... Click here to Read more

Friday, November 27, 2015 8:45:18 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Emily (Frank C. Lynch Jr. '38)
Emily Harrison (Todd) Lynch, 96, was born March 21, 1919 in Philadelphia and died peacefully at home in Stonington Borough on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015.
She was the daughter of Sylvia Leland (Barnes) Todd and R. Adm. Forde Anderson Todd. As a child in Honululu, Hawaii she attended the Punahou School, and in Rome, Italy, she attended The Shaw School (the first Montessori school). After graduating from the Shipley School in Pennsylvania, she attended the Philadelphia Museum School, now the Universit.... Click here to Read more

Friday, November 27, 2015 8:36:58 AM

Obituary: Herbert James Lantz Jr. '61
Herbert J. Lantz Jr., 77, of Belleville, Ill., born May 23, 1938, in Aurora, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Mr. Lantz grew up in Oswego, Ill., participated in many sports, and was the class valedictorian. He was an attorney, retired, and a member of the American Bar Association. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Herbert was preceded in death by parents, Herbert J. Sr. and Dorothy, nee Renner, La.... Click here to Read more

Friday, November 27, 2015 8:25:46 AM

Obituary: Charles James Bridgman '52
Dr. Charles J. Bridgman, age 85, passed away on November 15, 2015. A graduate of the US Naval Academy '52, he spent several years as an Air Force officer and resigned his commission to teach at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) where he served as the Chairman for the Nuclear Engineering Program and spent the last 8 years of his career as the Associate Dean of Research, School of Engineering. Upon his retirement, he was named an Emeritus Professor. Jim and his wife, Lucy, were married .... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 27, 2015 8:14:48 AM

Obituary: Philip George Charest '53
Philip George Charest, a highly decorated Navy Captain, beloved husband and father of six, died Tuesday, Nov. 17. He was 85. He served in the Korean Conflict and two tours of Vietnam, earning a Bronze Star for Combat V. Capt. Charest brought the U. S. Naval Academy into the computer age in the early 1970s, later directing the Department of Defense Computer Institute. 
Capt. Charest was born with his twin sister Phyllis on May 21, 1930 in Worcester, Mass., the only children of chemistry pro.... Click here to Read more

Friday, November 27, 2015 7:58:28 AM

Obituary: James Robert Collier '47
James Robert Collier, 92, formerly of Shelburne and Williston, died on his own terms on October 23, 2015. He was born May 10, 1923 to Albert Estel and Rena Mae (Clifford) Collier in Coalgate, OK. He grew up in Dallas, TX and attended Southern Methodist University before being accepted at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, where he graduated first in the class of 1946 which included Jimmy Carter, Stansfield Turner and Alan Shepard. 
Jim served as a Supply Officer in the Navy and later as .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 19, 2015 3:12:43 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (Robert G. Mathers '52)
Jean Barrie Mathers, 84, of Niceville, Florida, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 15, 2015 in Niceville. She is survived by daughters Linda Lyon and Barb Mathers, son Dave Mathers LCDR, USN (ret), granddaughter Victoria Rogers, and grandson Brian Mathers. She is preceded in death by her husband Robert Gilbert Mathers who passed away on May 22, 2015, her father, John Wallace Barrie of Richmond, Quebec, Canada and her mother, Sara Victoria Barrie of Westerville, Ohio.
Jean was born in Sh.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 19, 2015 2:58:46 PM

Obituary: Robert Glen Cox '53
U.S. Air Force Retired Colonel Robert Glen Cox, 86, of Springfield, Virginia, passed away peacefully on November 13, at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Oak Hill, West Virginia on October 5, 1929 son of the late Robert G. and Grace Dixon Cox. He was also preceded in death by his only sibling Roberta Cox Bratton, daughter Lisa Marie Cox, and grandson Quinn Thomas Williams. 
Colonel Cox served on active duty in the US Air Force continuously from June 1953 to November 198.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:48:33 PM

Obituary: Kirby James Smith '50
KIRBY JAMES SMITH, 89, died on October 27, 2015. He was born on February 6, 1926 in Des Moines, IA, the son of the late Charles Norris and Louise Ann Smith, and moved with them to Philadelphia in 1940. 
A WWII veteran, Mr. Smith enlisted in the US Navy at age 17, after graduating from Brown Preparatory School (Philadelphia). He received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy after serving in the Navy for 2 years. Later he received academic degrees from the University of Chicago (BA), Tem.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 9:53:19 AM

Obituary: Frank Rogers Hunter Sr. '38

Frank Rogers Hunter, Sr., born in Tampa November 21, 1915 to William Finlay and Edna Rogers Hunter, died July 18, 2015. He is survived by his children, Nancy (Tom) Salzer, Frank (Bridget) Hunter, Sally (Wayne) Gurba, Betsy (Bill) Hunter, Janice (Scott) Griffin, Julia (Ed) Wright, and their Sarah Farrior Hunter; stepson Robert Shokes, Sr.; 16 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Leah Hackney and Virginia Buckholtz; brother, Dick (Ann) Hunter; and numerous nieces and nephews. He w.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 9:39:56 AM

Obituary: John Henry Ryan '51
John Henry Ryan
Pittsford/Vero Beach, FL: Peacefully, November 16, 2015 at the age of 88. 
It is with sadness yet gratitude for his life that the family announces the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, John Henry Ryan. 
John was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Hilda and Charles F. Ryan, graduated from Aquinas Institute, Bullis Prep in Washington DC, and the University of Rochester. He also attended Syracuse University and the United St.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 5:09:11 AM

Obituary: Will-Matthis Dunn Jr. '61
Will-Matthis Dunn, Jr. of Kerrville, beloved husband, father, and grandfather went to be with his Heavenly Father Saturday, October 31, 2015, at the age of 76. A Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at First United Methodist Church in Kerrville with the Rev. Donna Magee and the Rev. Phillip Hoeflinger officiating. “Bill” Dunn was born to Will-Matthis and Margaret Rudd Dunn in Patterson, New Jersey on December 4, 1938. His father was a Navy Chaplain during.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 4:51:48 AM

Obituary: Simon Pendleton Fullinwider Jr. '55
Simon Fullinwider (October 17, 1933 - November 12, 2015)
Simon P. Fullinwider PhD, 82, of New Bern, passed away at home on November 12, 2015.
He is preceded in death by his father Simon and mother Adelaide Fullinwider.
Simon is survived by his wife Roberta Randall Fullinwider, his daughter Teresa Bailey (Chris) of Pittsburg PA, his grandson Simon Bailey, and loyal companion "Spike". 
A private celebration of his life will be set at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make donation.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 4:28:53 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Wandalyn (David E. Allen '53)
Wandalyn Austin Ballard Allen, 87, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2015, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a sudden illness. She was born January 7, 1928, in Verona to Talmadge and Elna Mae Austin. She graduated from Tupelo High School in 1946, and worked as a bookkeeper at Central Service and the Bank of Mississippi. She also served 17 years as financial secretary for Verona United Methodist Church where she was a faithful member. Wanda loved playing cards, board games crossword p.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 4:35:55 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Joanne (John R. Brereton '67)
Joanne M. (Drake) Brereton, 70, passed away surrounded by her family at Chenango Memorial Hospital on Sunday, November 15, 2015, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Joanne was born in Norwich, NY on July 11, 1945 to Gordon and Virginia (Hawley) Drake. She was a graduate of Norwich High School and Syracuse University. She earned her master's degree in education from SUNY Oneonta. Joanne taught mathematics at Hamilton High School for twenty years while raising her first four daughte.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:19:06 PM

Obituary: Arthur Valentine Paletti '46
Arthur V. Paletti (September 3, 1921 - October 27, 2015)
Arthur was born on September 3, 1921 and passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.
Arthur was a resident of Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania at the time of his passing.
He was graduated from the United States Naval Academy Class of 1946 In 1950 he received a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. While on assignment at the Boston Naval Shipyard he received an MBA from Boston Collage.
He was married to Jean..... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 12:19:02 PM

Obituary: Alfred Richard Olsen Jr. '45
Captain, ALFRED RICHARD OLSEN, JR. USN (Ret)  (Age 91) died on October 31, 2015 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington. He is survived by six children: Frances (Bob Houston), Alfred, John, Elizabeth, Charles (Susan Mitchell) Olsen and Dorothea (Ted) Olsen DeHon; 10 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Dorothea McAnulty Olsen.
Born in Atlantic City, NJ, Al graduated from the Naval Academy in 1944 (Class of 1945) and earned an MBA from .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:53:44 AM

Obituary: Edward Wilbur Conklin '45
The Reverend Edward W. Conklin, 93, of Pinehurst, died peacefully surrounded by family at Penick Village on Friday, October 30, 2015. 
Born February 3, 1922, in Jamaica, New York, he attained his Eagle Scout Award in 1936, attended the Naval Academy as a member of the class of 1945, but graduated in 1944 to serve on board the USS Savannah during WWII. After the war he attended Virginia Theological Seminary and earned his M. Div. He was ordained as a priest on January 1, 1950 whereupon he s.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 16, 2015 6:23:22 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Harriet (Chandler von Schrader '47)
(July 26, 1930 - October 23, 2015) Harriet Anne "Nancy" von Schrader, 85, of Arlington Virginia, recent widow of Captain Chandler L. von Schrader, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Clarksburg, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Charles Frederick and Harriet Jean Chamberlaine. Nancy attended Mount Vernon Seminary and College graduating in 1950. Upon graduation she traveled throughout Europe and returned to live and work in Georgetown. It was duri.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 16, 2015 6:01:47 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Charles W. Missler '56)
Mrs. Nancy Missler, age 77 of Franklin, TN formerly of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho went to be with the Lord November 11, 2015. Nancy has loved our Lord Jesus Christ for over 50 years. She asked Christ to come into her life in 1957 at Hollywood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles. That same year, while attending UCLA, Nancy met and married Chuck, her husband of 58 years. Nan has published 13 books including: The Way of Agape, Be Ye Transformed, Faith in the Night Seasons, The Kingdom, Power & G.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, November 15, 2015 5:55:20 PM

Obituary: Michael Anthony Nassr '54
Colonel Michael Anthony Nassr USAF (Ret.) - (December 2, 1931 - October 31, 2015)
Colonel Michael A. Nassr, USAF (Ret.), passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 31, 2015. He was 83 years old.
Michael (Mike) was born on December 2, 1931 and raised in Toledo, Ohio. Upon graduation from Central Catholic High School (Toledo Ohio), he attended one year at St. Joseph’s College in Indiana. He then enrolled in the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1954. 
Mike served 27 years i.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 15, 2015 4:31:40 PM

Obituary: Donald Stewart Murray '47
Lt. Donald Stewart Murray, USN (Ret.) (May 16, 1925 - Nov. 10, 2015)
Lt. Donald Stewart Murray, USN (Ret.), US Naval Academy class of '47, 33-year 3Mer, devoted husband, loving father, and faithful friend, died Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 at Marian of St Paul Senior Living Residence.
Don was born on May 16th, 1925, to Anna Bernick and Jess Murray of St. Cloud, MN. He loved life from the very beginning, growing up with free family access to soda pop from Bernick's bottling operations and ice c.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 15, 2015 4:02:49 PM

Obituary: James Mucher '60
James "Jim" Mucher of Rocklin, Calif. passed away October 30, 2015. He was at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 78 years old.
Jim was born in Brooklyn New York. His parents George & Nonie (Strang) Mucher moved their family to Long Island, New York when he was a small child. Jim's family moved again to Rochester New Hampshire and he attended Spaulding High School. After graduating high school he attended the U.S. Naval Academy and completed his college studies at LSU.
Jim had a d.... Click here to Read more

Friday, November 13, 2015 8:21:41 AM

Obituary: Thomas Hamilton Bayless '62
Thomas Hamilton Bayless (Dec. 2, 1940 - Oct. 7, 2015)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Thomas Hamilton Bayless, Coronado High School class of 1958. He died Oct. 7, 2015 at age 74, after a 19-month grace-filled battle against brain cancer. 
Thomas was born Dec. 2, 1940 in Washington DC to Lt. Walter Burkhart Bayless and Carolyn Howard Bayless. His father was a Naval Pilot, on active duty at the time. When Thomas was two years old, his family relocated to Coronado an.... Click here to Read more

Friday, November 13, 2015 6:56:18 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Norma (David M. Govan '53)
Norma Jean Govan (nee Shea), died October 31, 2015. She was born at home in Dumont, NJ to Edythe Marie and Joseph Leo Shea. Edythe died early in Norma’s childhood and she was lovingly raised by her stepmother Florence Scott. Summers were spent at the Scott family farm in the Catskills in NY. Norma attended Catholic schools through the 8th grade and graduated from Bergenfield HS in 1949.
She worked for the NJ Bell Telephone System for 5 years where she met her husband, David M. Govan. When.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 12, 2015 1:15:52 PM

Obituary: Malcolm Clephane Reeves II '60
Malcolm Reeves II: Naval officer took over family antique businessby Jessica Inman, Contact ReporterOrlando Sentinel8 October 2015 
Tucked into Park Avenue's strip of shops and eateries, Ferris-Reeves Galleries attracted the sort of clientele who might fly in to buy an antique. It also attracted the sort of people who just wanted to know more about this or that. And owner Malcolm Reeves was happy to assist.
Those who stopped in with their own personal odd or end in tow didn't have to do b.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 12, 2015 10:01:18 AM

Obituary: Evan Kendall Miller '53
Evan Kendall Miller, 84, of Sanford died Sunday (10/18/15) at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. He was born on Oct. 16, 1931, in Annapolis, Maryland, to Charles and Margaret Miller. A graduate of Annapolis, the U.S. Naval Academy, he served in the U.S. Navy. Following his military service, he worked as a mechanical engineer for several industries, including Grumman and Polaroid. Ken loved to play golf and tennis. He and his beloved wife took every opportunity to be together, whether in the garden, t.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:03:20 AM

Obituary: Louis Edward Branch '49
Louis Branch, 90, a resident of The Villages passed away unexpectedly on October 20, 2015. He served in the US Army during WWII, was appointed to and graduated from the US Naval Academy and then became a pilot in the US Air Force where he served until he retired. He is survived by his wife, Eileen Branch; daughters, Linda (Bob) Finch and Lu-Ann (Eric Roecks) Branch; grandchildren, Krystina Finch, Brandon Branch and Rebecca Roecks; and his two sisters, Betty Schneider and Beverly Gobell. A Memori.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:55:01 AM

Obituary: Bruce William Albert '61
Bruce William Albert, 77, of Rehoboth Beach, passed away on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in the company of his companion Stephen F. White. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 8, 1938, son of the late Carl S. and Marion E. (Weber) Albert. He was a 1961 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. After completing his service in the Navy, Mr. Albert joined Hughes Aircraft as a weapons engineer from which he retired. In 2004 he moved to Rehoboth Beach with his companion and four dogs to be clos.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:52:34 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Phyllis (Alfred J. Whittle '46)
Phyllis Schneible Whittle passed peacefully on November 3, 2015 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington following a fall at home. Phyllis was the daughter of the late E. Raymond and Lee Schneible. She was born in Saratoga Springs, NY on December 15, 1925. She resided in Ballston Spa, NY until August 1935 when her parents moved to Sag Harbor, NY. Phyllis had many talents. In high school she was a violinist in the school orchestra, sang in the school choir, and also performed duets with her siste.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:40:03 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Stephanie (Troy J. Turner '93)
Mrs. Stephanie LaJohn Watkins Turner, eldest child of John Thomas Watkins and Nettie Shirley Tinsley Watkins, was born on November 21, 1968 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Stephanie was an excellent student and graduated from Western High School in Baltimore, MD at the age of 16. She earned a full scholarship to Morgan State University and graduated summa cum laude at the age of 20 with a B. S. Degree in Accounting. While attending Morgan, she was initiated into the Alpha Delta chapter of the Alpha Kap.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:32:23 AM

Obituary: William Rogers Quisenberry '46
William Rogers "Bill" Quisenberry CAPT, USN (Ret.) age 92 of Melbourne, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2015. 
Born in Joplin, MO in 1923 to Virginia and Bruce, Bill was a nephew of the famed humorous Will Rogers. Bill graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and proudly served his country for 30 years. He specialized in Submarine and Defense Intelligence and had tours in the Mediterranean, Pacific and Washington DC.
Upon retirement, and for the next 40 years he maintained .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 9:07:21 AM

Obituary: James Bradford McGee '80
James "Brad" McGee, 57, of Rye and Boca Raton, Fla., died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in a fatal plane accident off the coast of Breezy Point in Queens, N.Y.
He was born in New York City Oct. 23, 1958, a son of the late Norman and Barbara (O'Brien) McGee.
Brad graduated from Carmel High School in Carmel, N.Y. with the Class of 1976 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. in 1980. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served on nuclear submarines and retired as Captain from the Naval Reserves w.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 7:24:19 AM

Obituary: Gregory John Maxfield '71
Gregory J. Maxfield, 66, of Apple Valley, MN, passed away Monday, November 2, 2015 at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN.
Born in Burlington, WI on October 8, 1949, he was the son of LeRoy and Roberta (nee Clark) Maxfield. He spent his early life in Burlington where he graduated from Burlington High School. He then attended the US Naval Academy, graduating in the class of 1971. He served as an active duty officer with the Navy from 1971 to 1979, serving on nuclear submarines.
On July 31, 1971 he .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 7:00:28 AM

Obituary: Neil Allan MacKinnon '41
Commander Neil A. MacKinnon was born in Thornwood, NY, on May 30, 1920 and he died November 3, 2015 in Ft, Myers, FL. He attended Cornell University before graduating early from the US Naval Academy with the class of 1941. He was at sea with the Carrier Enterprise during the Pearl Harbor attack and aboard the Cruiser Northampton when it was sunk off Guadalcanal in November 1942. He became a Naval Aviator and was aboard the carrier Princeton when it participated in the final attacks upon Okinawa .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 6:35:25 AM

Obituary: Gary Wayne Hein '69
Gary was born on October 23, 1947 and passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2015.
Gary was a resident of Missoula, Montana at the time of his passing.
Gary Hein graduated from Missoula County High School.
He was appointed to the United States Naval Academy. He served in the United States Navy.
He was married to Dell.
Funeral services will be held Monday Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to a veterans support group of your choice or a charity of.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 6:03:25 AM

Obituary: Rudolph Ernest Hacker '84
Rudy Hacker (April 22, 1962 - November 1, 2015)
Rudy was a man who put others first before himself. He cared greatly about helping others and was the utmost optimist. His family was everything to him. He was so proud of his children Paige and Grayson and his wife Judy. Rudy supported them in whatever their goals were. He did everything possible to help them achieve and believed more in their abilities than they themselves did at times. He worked hard for his family and always gave 110% in every.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:55:53 AM

Obituary: Dale Fleming Furman Jr. '61
Lt. Dale Fleming Furman, Jr. (Dec. 13, 1935 - Nov. 4, 2015)
Lt. Dale Fleming Furman, Jr., AKA Bud, of Mishawaka, IN passed away on November 4, 2015 at Hospice House in South Bend. He was born December 13, 1935 to Dale and Alice Furman of Royal Oak, MI. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and continued to serve our country as a pilot through the Vietnam Era. While in the service, Dale received several commendations including Air Medal, Achievement in Aviation Safety, Vietnam Cam.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:18:48 AM

Obituary: Albert Williams Weems Jr. '48
Mr. Albert Williams Weems, Jr. (March 14, 1927 - November 2, 2015)
Mr. Weems was born on March 14, 1927 and passed away on Monday, November 2, 2015.
Mr. Weems was a resident of Meridian, Mississippi at the time of his passing.
He attended Meridian Public Schools graduating from Meridian High School and was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy class of 1948A.
Mr. Weems served in the United States Navy aboard a destroyer USS Warrington from 1947 until 1949.
He was married to Mary.
S.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 05, 2015 12:18:23 PM

Obituary: Frank Blair Warren '55
(DECEMBER 21, 1932 - NOVEMBER 1, 2015) Frank Blair Warren, age 82, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2015 in San Antonio.
Blair was a life-long resident of San Antonio, graduating from Alamo Heights High School in 1951. He accepted an appointment to the United States Naval Academy where he studied Electrical Engineering and graduated in 1955. Blair was stationed in Long Beach, California, where he lived on base with his young family. He qualified early for command at age 23 and completed sever.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 05, 2015 12:08:03 PM

Obituary: Robert Edward Horne Jr. '49
Robert Edward "Bob" Horne, Jr. of Plainview, TX, passed away peacefully on Nov. 2, 2015, in Lubbock. A visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, at Kornerstone Funeral Directors in Plainview. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Kornerstone with burial to follow in Plainview Cemetery. Bob was born on Nov. 13, 1926, to Robert E. Horne, Sr. and Florence Louise Lamb Horne in Plainview. He graduated from Plainview High School and attended Texas A&am.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 05, 2015 12:04:09 PM

Obituary: Roy C. Campbell '59
Roy Campbell, Jr., former resident of Lake Norman, NC, died unexpectedly on September 23, 2015. Roy, affectionately known as RC, was born on June 19, 1935 in Chattanooga, TN to Mary Mills Ham and Roy Campbell. He was educated in the Charlotte City School system and graduated from Myers Park High School in 1953. Roy attended The Citadel and the U.S. Naval Academy where he was a member of the golf team. He graduated with a degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill wher.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 11:26:29 AM

Obituary: James Lewis Miller III '64
James L. "Jim" Miller III died on October 30, 2015 in Garland, Texas after a battle with cancer. He was 74 years old.
Jim was born in Montgomery, Alabama. He attended 14 schools in 12 years from as far away as occupied Japan to Mobile, Alabama, to Ravenna, Ohio as his family moved with the U.S. Army. He graduated high school in 1958 at Austin High School in El Paso, Texas where he met his first wife, Catherine Carol Wipf. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1958, and in 1959, he entered the Naval A.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 2:59:41 AM

Obituary: Gerald William Dunne '64
Captain GERALD W. DUNNE U.S. Navy (Ret.) Husband of Susan Costello Dunne, died at home on November 1, 2015. He was born in Chicago, Illinois July 17, 1941, son of Robert and Adeline Dunne both also of Chicago. Jerry attended Mount Carmel High School in Chicago and the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. After graduation from the Naval Academy in 1964, his initial tours involved Vietnam operations aboard the USS Topeka, USS Collett, and USS Frank E. Evans. In 1969 Dunne was aboard the USS Evans wh.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 2:50:22 AM

Obituary: John Riston Forsythe '66
John Riston Forsythe passed peacefully in his sleep on October 16, 2015. He was a graduate of the US Naval Academy and a Veteran of Vietnam. John was married to Jeri-Ann and proud father of 3 children and 2 granddaughters. Following his military service, he became Marketing Manager of an International Company. John enjoyed living in The Villages, especially meeting new friends, playing golf, and walking his beloved dogs. RIP My Best Friend!!
The Villages Daily Sun25 October 2015.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 2:28:25 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Patricia (James A. O'Brien '45)
Patricia Fitzgerald O'Brien died late Sunday evening, October 25th, 2015 at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque, Iowa. She was 91. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 2PM on Saturday, November 21 at St. Columbkille's Catholic Church, Dubuque, where friends may greet the family starting at 1PM. Her body has been donated to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Pat was born in Dubuque, Iowa, to Dr. Leslie Maurice Fitzgerald and Marcella Meis Fitzgerald on September 7, 1924, the middle of.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 1:52:13 AM

Obituary: Jon Franklin Ault '72
Jon Franklin "Litnin'" Ault Passed away with courage at the age of 66 after a long illness. He joins his sister Laurel who predeceased him in 2013 and his brother Jeffrey who predeceased him in 2012. Jon was born into a military family in Oakland, California on October 18, 1949 to his parents Helen and Frank Ault. He lived on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts throughout his father's naval military career. Upon graduation at Encinal High School in Alameda, California, where he was Class Presid.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 1:45:56 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Lee (Richard A. Claytor '49)
MARY LEE LEARY CLAYTOR (Age 88) Lee, as we all knew her, died peacefully at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD on October 14, 2015 following cardiac arrest on the previous day. She had lived with her husband, Richard "Rick" Claytor, in their home in Bethesda for the past 25 years. She was born on October 4, 1927 in Takoma Park, MD, the daughter of Dalton and Mary Leary, and was married to Rick for over 66 years following their wedding in June 1949. Lee attended Coolidge High School in Washington .... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 02, 2015 8:55:05 AM

Obituary: John Frederick Dobson '49
Capt. John F. Dobson Ret., of Stevensville, MD passed away on October 25, 2015 at his home. He was 89. Born on February 17, 1926 in Bell Center, Wisconsin to the late Frederick and Mina Fach Dobson. He grew up in Reedsburg, Wisconsin and graduated from Reedsburg High School in 1944. After graduating with honors from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949, he served as a Naval Officer for 31 years. He earned a Civil Engineering Degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and a Master's Degree in N.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 02, 2015 8:51:37 AM

Obituary: Roland Joseph Desrosiers '51
Roland "Dee" Desrosiers, 87, passed away peacefully on October 17th 2015 from complications due to pneumonia. He was preceded by his wife of 63 years, Margret Donnelly Desrosiers. Their four children survive him: Margret Paine, Elizabeth Manganaro, Michael Desrosiers and Patti Dee. Six grandchildren also survive him: Allison, Devin, Michael, Ryan, Matthew and Nathan. Dee graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1951 and spent the next twenty years serving his country as a Naval Aviator. He continu.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 02, 2015 8:48:50 AM

Obituary: David Frew Hopkins '53
David Hopkins passed away suddenly at his residence in Penn Yan NY on the morning of October 19, 2015. 
A memorial service will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church at 179 Main Street in Penn Yan on Saturday, (November 7) 1 p.m.
Donations in Dave's memory may be sent to Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities at 5133 Wabash Rd, Geneva, NY 14456 where his daughter, Brenda received care until her passing in 2013.
The son of Frew and Flora Hopkins, Dave was born in Penn Yan, NY on Decembe.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 02, 2015 8:31:47 AM

Obituary: William Anthony Finn '57
William Anthony "Mickey" Finn, Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.), beloved husband of Janet Shaw Finn, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 and took his first steps into the everlasting presence of God. He is survived, loved, respected, and admired by many including his wife Janet Shaw Finn; son and Godson Carl Rohsenberger and his wife Kathy Rohsenberger, son William E. Finn, Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.) and his wife Kristi Finn; grandchildren and great-grandchildren William S. Finn, Micha.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 02, 2015 5:39:32 AM

Obituary: Homer Francis Smith II '63
Captain Homer Francis Smith II, CEC, US Navy (ret) has set forth on his final voyage to the hereafter. He was born in Akron, Ohio, to Homer F. and Elizabeth Laudenbach Smith. Homer attended King Lake elementary school, Kent State University High School and later graduated from the US Naval Academy with honors. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering and a minor in Nuclear Engineering in 1963. After graduation he was stationed on a ship home ported in Yokosuka, Japan, and was subseq.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 02, 2015 5:25:43 AM

Obituary: Gunnar Sigfrid Jenson '56
Gunnar S. Jenson (Sept. 20, 1933 - Oct. 25, 2015)
Gunnar S. Jenson, 82, of South Bend, IN, passed at his home under Hospice care on Oct. 25, 2015, after a brief battle with inoperable cancer. Gunnar was born Sept. 20, 1933 in Harvey, IL. His parents, John and Nelly Jenson were Swedish immigrants. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Gunnar William. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 42 years, Sharon and faithful companion, Governor. He was a 1951 graduate of Culver Academi.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 29, 2015 8:33:39 AM

Obituary: John Joseph Foran '55
John Foran, 86, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October 24, 2015. He was born on September 12, 1929 in Hartford, CT, the youngest son of an Irish immigrant. Jack enlisted in the Navy, gained an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy, and graduated with the Class of 1955. He met and married Patricia Legge of Cheshire, CT, that same year. After serving in the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer, Jack began a 35-year career as a Computer Systems Analyst. He earned a Master's Degree at Geor.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 29, 2015 8:26:44 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joyce (Bruce A. Benson '48)
Joyce Benson (Apr. 13, 1927 - Oct. 18, 2015 )
Joyce T. Benson, 88, a long time resident of Sarasota, FL, passed away in Lincoln, NE on October 18, 2015. 
A celebration of her life will be held at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 4:00 pm, October 30, 2015. 
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Bruce. 
Internment to be held at a later date in Annapolis, MD, at the U.S. Naval Academy. Memorials may be given in Joyce's name to the charity of your choice .
Published in He.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 29, 2015 8:23:10 AM

Obituary: Byron Simpson Bartholomew Jr. '49
BYRON S. BARTHOLOMEW, JR. "Bart" (Age 88) Of Springfield, VA, passed away on October 25, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Jacqueline, children Steve (Robin), Chuck (Mairim), and Joanne (Chris); and grandchildren Ben, Kathy, Adam, Chris, Chelsea, Becky, Tom, and Stephen. He is also survived by a brother, Charlie, sister, Ann Lee, and sister-in-law Joan Cooksey. He was preceded in death by his brother Bill. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephe.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 5:03:22 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Sybil (James B. Stockdale '47)
Sybil Bailey Stockdale, the driving force behind the national movement to end the torture and mistreatment of American POW’s in Vietnam and insure that they were able to return home with honor, and wife of Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale, has passed away at the age of 90.
Sybil Elizabeth Bailey was born to Sidney and Lucretia Bailey at their family home in East Haven, Ct, on Nov. 25, 1924. As a young girl, Sybil learned the value of hard work helping at the Bailey Dairy operated by her .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 4:52:52 AM

Obituary: Andrew Thomas Roulston '48
Andrew T. Roulston, 90, of Brecknock Township, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 9:20 am in his home. He was the husband of Janice Roulston. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Andrew and Elizabeth Roulston. He was a graduated of the Naval Academy in 1948 and was a member of Robeson Lutheran Church. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and Korean War. Mr. Roulston was the owner of A.J. Nicholas in Philadelphia for 20 years retiring May 1, 1983. In addition.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 4:09:49 AM

Obituary: Richard Anthony Dalla Mura '51
Richard Anthony Dalla Mura entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.
The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Dalla Mura are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30AM, Saturday, October 31, 2015, at St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 PM with a Vigil Service at 6:30 PM at the James A. McAlister Funeral Home, 1620 Savannah Hwy. The Rite of Committal, at St. Lawrence Cemetery, w.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 1:20:20 PM

Obituary: Daniel Joseph O'Connell '57
Commander Daniel Joseph O'Connell, USN (ret) 81, after a long battle with Alzheimer's, formerly of Weston passed away at St. Patrick's Manor in Framingham on October 26, 2015 surrounded by his family. Beloved and devoted husband of Sheila (O'Connor) O'Connell originally from Dorchester. Devoted father of Daniel O'Connell and his wife Diane of Wrentham, William O'Connell of Memphis, TN, Carole and her husband Tom Awiszus of Stoneham, Richard O'Connell, Mark O'Connell both of Atlanta, GA, and Elle.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 6:32:51 AM

Obituary: Homer Irvin Lewis '42
Homer I. "Pete" Lewis (February 1, 1919 - October 21, 2015)
MAJOR GENERAL HOMER I. "PETE" LEWIS, USAF, Retired age 96, passed away peacefully at home in Eagle Pass, Texas early morning, Wednesday, October 21, 2015. He was born February 1, 1919 in Asheville, North Carolina to Edith Little and Homer Irving Lewis. After living in New York City area and with family in North Carolina, he moved to Texas in 1932. He attended Culver Military Academy and won a competitive appointment to the United State.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 6:30:22 AM

Obituary: Richard Townsend Gantt '53
Richard Gregory Gantt of Chadds Ford, PA passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, October 15, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Born March 31, 1930 in Wilmington, DE, Richard was the son of the late Constance and Marshall Gantt. Richard graduated from P.S. DuPont High School in 1948, enlisted in the Navy, and was honorably discharged in 1949 enabling him to enroll in the United States Naval Academy. Richard graduated from the Academy in 1953 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 3:24:05 AM

Obituary: Edward Michael Gumkowski '70
Edward Michael Gumkowski, 67, peacefully passed away Wednesday October 21, 2015 at his home in Springfield, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Jane, and his four children: Vincent Edward Gumkowski, Sarah Jane Duval, Laura Beth Arseneau, and Rachel Marie Gumkowski. He is also survived by his two sisters, Joyce Davis of Gracey, Kentucky, and Marylou Fallo of Scranton, Pennsylvania, as well as three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Edward and .... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 26, 2015 8:42:26 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Edward C. Newbegin '55)
Nancy Meeker Newbegin, 78, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Edward Cherry Newbegin entered into eternal rest Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Her Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 31, 2015 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 10:00 a.m. The family will receive friends Friday evening in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Nancy was born February 3, 1937 in Manhattan, New York, daughter of the late David Olan Meeker and.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 26, 2015 8:12:07 AM

Obituary: William David Snyder Jr. '49
William David Snyder Jr. (December 13, 1926 - October 22, 2015)
William D. Snyder, Jr. "Bill", 88 passed away Thursday, October 22, 2015, at Well Spring Retirement Home.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 26, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Neil Dunnavant officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Virginia Gilmer Room.
Bill was born December 13, 1926, in Monroe, NC to the late Martha and Jack Snyder. He atte.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 26, 2015 6:45:35 AM

Obituary: Frank Kenneth Zemlicka '58
Lieutenant Colonel Frank Kenneth Zemlicka (US Air Force, Retired) passed from this earthly existence on Sunday, October 18, 2015 from a well-worn, but worn out heart. Born February 16, 1936 in Manhattan, NY to Frank H. and Virginia Webster Zemlicka, Frank lived his life with a never ending thirst for knowledge.
After graduating high school, Frank went on to attend Annapolis Naval Academy, graduating in 1958. He then took his commission in the United States Air Force as an Aeronautical Engineer..... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 26, 2015 6:32:02 AM

Obituary: Richard Stockton Gaines '56
Richard Stockton Gaines (August 2, 1934 - October 9, 2015)
R. Stockton Gaines of Pacific Palisades, CA, died of cancer at St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica, CA. Stock, born in Trenton, NJ, received a BS from the Naval Academy in 1956 and served as an officer in the Navy. He earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 1969. Stock worked for the Institute for Defense Analyses in Princeton. In 1974, he joined the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica. While at RAND, he co-auth.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 26, 2015 6:28:49 AM

Obituary: Robert Warren Arn '51
Robert W. Arn (Mar. 3, 1928 - Oct. 19, 2015)
Funeral Services for Captain Robert W. Arn USN Retired will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Kenton with Pastor Jonathan Hanover officiating. Burial with military rites will follow in Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. till the time of services at the church.
He died at 3:00 A.M. Monday, October 19, 2015 at his residence. He was born March 3, 1928 in Kenton to the late Cecil and Ma.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 26, 2015 6:21:52 AM

Obituary: Joe Patton Morgan '54
Joe Patton Morgan (USAF Retired) Sept. 20, 1931 - Sept. 23, 2015 
General Joe, of Panama City Beach, FL, formerly of Edmond, OK, died September 23, 2015 from pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure and Parkinson's Disease, a casualty of Agent Orange.He grew up in Erwin, Tenn., received an appointment to Annapolis in 1950, and graduated in 1954, receiving a commission in the Air Force. He was awarded an MS degree from George Washington University in Washington D.C. in September of 1965..... Click here to Read more

Friday, October 23, 2015 7:58:05 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Bernard A. White Sr. '55)
Dorothy "Dottie" Elizabeth White joined her Heavenly Father in Glory on October 6, 2015. Born in Annapolis, MD on February 7, 1935 she was the second of eight children born to Samuel and Marian Brown. She is survived by her five children, Bernie Jr, Marian, David, Beth and Paul, her 13 grandchildren, Nicholas, Vanessa, Spencer, Jackie, Carolyn, Bernie III, Julia, David, Paul Daniel, Alexandra, Paul Carlton, Samantha and Derek and her brothers James, David and Robert, and her sisters Janice, Moyn.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:40:37 AM

Obituary: Travis Wilson Haire '00
LCDR Travis Wilson Haire of Kaneohe, HI, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2015 at Tripler Medical Center in Honolulu. He was 39. Haire was born on February 24, 1976 in Lexington, Kentucky. He graduated class of 1994 from East Liverpool High School in Ohio. He attended the Naval Nuclear Power School followed by graduating class of 2000 from the United States Naval Academy. Haire served aboard the USS Parche, the USS Maryland, and was Flag Secretary to the Superintendent of the Naval Academy. He .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 8:23:31 AM

Obituary: Joseph Clinton Port '58
On October 8, 2015, Joseph C. Port passed away at the age of 78, after a long battle with debilitating illnesses. His strength, courage and positive spirit throughout that battle were an inspiration. Born in Woodward, Oklahoma, Joe graduated with the class of 1958 at the United States Naval Academy, and was a long-term resident of Annapolis. He was a loving and kind father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was also a devoted husband to the love of his life, Vera Sidonie Hasler Port for ove.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 8:20:37 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joyce (James M. King '64)
Joyce Lane (King) King, 73, of Austin, TX passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, October 18, 2015 under the gentle, compassionate care of Hospice Austin. She was born on June 28, 1942 in Montgomery, Alabama, the only child of Keith Chilton and Evelyn Wright King. As a young girl, they moved to Pensacola, FL where Joyce graduated from Pensacola High School in 1960 and received a BS from Florida State University, Tallahassee in 1964.
Joyce met James M. (Jim) King while they attended Pensacola .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 6:50:31 AM

Obituary: Leon Crow Bramlett Jr. '48
Leon Crow Bramlett, Jr., 92, went peacefully to be with his heavenly Father on October 19, 2015. He resided with his son, Lee, daughter, Ginna, and daughter-in law Vanessa in Texas, and passed at home with the comfort of their presence. As a soft-spoken man of deep character and moral fortitude, his significant athletic and political accomplishments were secondary to his loving, steadfast, and unwavering commitment to his family, community, and state. 
Mr. Bramlett was born Sept. 17, 1923 .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 6:29:51 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Richard L. Karl '40)
Betty was born June 14, 1918 in Liverpool, NY to Etta Rodgers Crandall and Ora Crandall who died in the great flu epidemic shortly after she was born. Her childhood was filled with school activities and friends in the small town and her great interest was in drama where she played Jo in Little Women. She met her husband to be, Richard Karl, a German immigrant from Munich and they began their life long love and marriage when she was 16. They were to be together almost 80 years.Richard enlisted in.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 19, 2015 4:17:36 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Wilma (Paul V. Borlaug '48)
WILMA T. "Billie" BORLAUG passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Billie was born on December 31, 1922 in Montezuma, IA, the daughter of the late Warren and Anna (Snider) Tish. She was raised in Montezuma with her seven siblings, graduating from Montezuma High School.
After leaving Iowa and moving to California, where she worked as a model and a secretary, Billie met Paul V. Borlaug, a U.S. Navy officer. They married on April 2, 1949, and were happily married for 58 years, before Paul passe.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 19, 2015 12:41:22 PM

Obituary: John Arthur Sutherland II '46
Commander John Arthur Sutherland ll of Charleston, AR, who was born June 5, 1921, in Waukegan, ILL, to Henry Rogers Sutherland & Mary Josephine Gilligan Sutherland, passed away on Oct. 11, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith, AR at the age of 94. John attended Cornell University. After that he attended & graduated from the US Naval Academy @ Annapolis, MD. John wanted it mentioned in his obit that he was allowed 150 demerits and he graduated with 300. He served honorably in the US.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 19, 2015 11:45:49 AM

Obituary: Francis Henry Curren Jr. '46
On October 8th, 2015 Francis Henry Curren Jr. passed away in the comfort of his Jamestown home, with his family and caregivers by his side. Fran was 92 years old. He was born January 14, 1923 in Providence, Rhode Island, the middle child, of the late Francis H. Curren and Helen Carroll Curren. Fran graduated from Cranston High School in 1940 and went on to the Naval Academy, graduating early for the end of World War II, in 1945. He was sent to the USS Nevada, for the remainder of the war, after .... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 19, 2015 11:37:17 AM

Obituary: William Allen Dillon '68
William A. Dillon passed away Saturday, October 10, 2015, after a short illness.
Born October 3, 1946, to Bill and Toni (Sapyta) Dillon Sharp, Bill graduated from Lucas High School in 1964 and attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.
Bill married Camille (Dekrell) in 1968. He held multiple positions with Conrail followed by a successful sales career with Curtis Industries and management at Empire Detroit Steel.
One of his greatest joys was serving as a band parent with the Lexington Band .... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 19, 2015 11:12:21 AM

Obituary: John David Eaton Sr. '45
John David Eaton, Sr., died on Wednesday September 23, 2015 at his home. He was born on June 18, 1922 in Winthrop, MA, son of the late James and Olive (Clifford) Eaton. He was married to the late Ruth Ann (Buttler) for 52 years. After graduating from Phillip Exeter Academy, Dave was admitted to the US Naval Academy in 1941. He graduated a year early in 1944 to serve as navigator on the USS Wasp aircraft carrier during the final months of the Second World War. He then attended submarine school an.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 19, 2015 10:46:13 AM

Obituary: William Edward Crane '49
William Edward Crane, 89, of Valdosta, died at home on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Mr. Crane was Born in Wilmington, NC., on January 19, 1926 to the late Frank Vandevere and Marcia Schenck Crane. Mr. Crane attended the United States Naval Academy, the University of Southern California and in 1947 received a Bachelor of Science Administration degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. In the early 1950s, Mr. Crane became vice president of Cal-Compack Foods in Santa Ana, CA. which was l.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 15, 2015 11:51:07 AM

Obituary: Thomas Raymond Rock '59
Thomas Raymond passed away at his Scottsdale Arizona home on Sept 7, 2015. After enduring a prolonged battle with lung cancer is now with the Lord. Born in Providence, Rhode Island on Sept. 15, 1934 to John Henry and Clara Rock. Being born a premature baby in that time made Tom a real fighter. His feistiness would be a trait that carried him through all of life challenges. Tom graduated from Cranston High in 1952 and went on to naval military service in 1953 serving on the submarine U.S.S. Cod. .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 15, 2015 11:42:37 AM

Obituary: Leo John Peck '59
Leo J. Peck, Cdr., U.S.N.R. (Ret.), 80, of Middletown, RI died on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at home.
He was the husband of Katherine Peck, married for 57 years.
Cdr. Peck was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1959, in Annapolis, MD. He served in the Navy Supply Corps. for 20 years. Leo was also a Blue & Gold Officer for the Naval Academy, helping young students to prepare to enter the Academy.
He also worked for the Rhode Island State School Lunch Program and at N.U.S.C. in N.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 15, 2015 5:06:28 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jane (Donald E. Smith '68)
Alice Jane Evans, 66, of DeBary, Florida, passed away October 11, 2015 after a brief illness. Jane was born in Kingsport, Tennessee on August 25, 1949 to the late C.L. and Ruth Evans. She resided in Kingsport until 1967 when she began her freshman year at Stetson University, where she studied French. She remained a resident of West Volusia the rest of her life, although she loved visiting the mountains of upper east Tennessee. Throughout the years, Jane worked as a switchboard operator, a bank t.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 15, 2015 4:39:36 AM

Obituary: David Reinhard Mabry '57
David Reinhard Mabry, Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps (retired), 80, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, from complications of Alzheimer's Disease.
Col. Mabry was born to Jennings Brooks Mabry and Verona Reinhard Mabry on Oct. 23, 1934, in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Washington and Lee High School in Arlington, and the Bullis School in Potomac, Md. He was admitted to the U.S. Naval Academy where he earned his bachelor's degree and, upon graduation in 1957, received his commission as an officer in t.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 11:22:02 AM

Obituary: Gilbert Pease Schneidewind '57
Commander Gilbert (Gil) Pease Schneidewind, USN Ret. died peacefully in his sleep on October 6, 2015 after a long illness. He died at home as was his wish, at Signature Drive, Brunswick, Maine. Born on March 8, 1933 in Verona, NJ, he was the son of William H. and Carol P. Schneidewind. He attended Verona Elementary School, and then College High School in Montclair, N.J., from which he graduated in 1951. Gil attended Rutgers University for two years followed by four years at the U.S. Naval Academ.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 10:04:53 AM

Obituary: John Frederick Miller Jr. '39
John F. Miller, Jr., USN (Ret.) died of natural causes in Pooler, Georgia on September 30, 2015. He was 100 years old. John was born in Parker, Idaho. He received a congressional appointment from the State of Wyoming to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1935. Upon graduation in June 1939, he reported to the heavy cruiser USS Astoria (CA-34). He spent 2-1/2 years operating out of Pearl Harbor with duties in gunnery, engineering and communications. When WWII started, the Astoria escorted carriers in the b.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 9:18:26 AM

Obituary: John Michael Barrett Jr. '71
John Michael Barrett Jr. (January 1, 1949 ~ October 2, 2015)
John Barrett of Edroy, Texas, husband, father, son and brother, and lover of Texas, passed away on October 2, 2015. John was a fifth generation Texas farmer, who could trace every root of his family's long and proud history in South Texas, over the last 180-plus years. John was the eldest of five children of Rear Admiral John M. 'Jack' Barrett Sr., and the former Eda Joan Odem of Sinton, Texas. After WWII, John's father was stationed .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 9:08:04 AM

Obituary: George Michael Bezek '60
U.S. Air Force, Retired Col. George M. Bezek, passed away Oct. 11, 2015. He graduated from the Naval Academy and served 24 years in the U.S. Air Force. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 1811 Pueblo Vista Drive. 
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015 7:19:06 AM

Obituary: Brian Dunstan Woods '56
Brian Woods was born on March 23, 1932, in Coco Solo, Panama. He enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve on May 13, 1950, and served on active duty as an Aviation Ordanceman with VS-661 from July 18, 1951 to June 29, 1952, with part of this service at the U.S. Naval Academy Prep School at Bainbridge, Maryland. Woods entered the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1952, left the academy in March 1953, and then attended the University of California at Los Angeles from March 1953 to December 1955. He entered the.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 8:01:34 AM

Obituary: Brian Dunstan Woods '56
Brian Woods was born on March 23, 1932, in Coco Solo, Panama. He enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve on May 13, 1950, and served on active duty as an Aviation Ordanceman with VS-661 from July 18, 1951 to June 29, 1952, with part of this service at the U.S. Naval Academy Prep School at Bainbridge, Maryland. Woods entered the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1952, left the academy in March 1953, and then attended the University of California at Los Angeles from March 1953 to December 1955. He entered the.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 8:00:02 AM

Obituary: Charles Michael Maskell '60
A final farewell of fair winds and following seas for Captain C.M. (Mike) Maskell, Civil Engineer Corps, U. S. Navy (Retired). Mike passed away from Parkinson's disease on September 30, 2015, surrounded by his wife and children. The oldest of eight, he was born October 27, 1938, in Baltimore, MD. Mike graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute high school in 1956. He attended the United States Naval Academy, where he earned a Bachelor's degree and was commissioned an Ensign in 1960. He subse.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:33:30 AM

Obituary: George Murray Giltinan '65
George Murray Giltinan passed away at the age of 75 on September 26th, 2015. He was born September 1, 1940 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Francis "Pete" and Rosalie Giltinan. He is survived by three daughters, Cherie Hill, Erin Hill and Meghann Sherp, five grandchildren, Jason Hill, Valerie Hill, Gillian Sherp, Savannah Sherp and Maura Hill, and two sisters, Ellen Elder and Celia Giltinan-Kneip. George graduated from Christian Brothers College High School in 1958, attended and graduated from.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:28:37 AM

Obituary: Seaborn Howard Wade Jr. '55
Seaborn Howard Wade Jr., 84, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather died on October 8, 2015 in San Pedro, California due to complications from Cancer. Mr. Wade was born December 21, 1930 in Miami, Florida to his parents, Seaborn and Clara Wade. 
After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy, he served in the United States Navy for a total of 17 years and achieved the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He served in the Vietnam War as a naval aviator and received an Air Medal, Vietnam Servi.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:19:55 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dagmar (Herbert Kriloff '39)
Dagmar Ruth Kriloff (nee Anderson) died 7th of October 2015, Aged 106
Precious and deeply loved wife of Herb, devoted over 72 years. Beautiful mother of Alix, admired and loved by Ross, Hugh, Sabina, Charlie, Lili and Ava.
An inspiring lady. A remarkable life. 
Published in The Age (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) on Oct. 9, 2015.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:08:06 AM

Obituary: David Paul Stromberg Sr. '60
David Paul Stromberg Sr., Age 78, of Beavercreek, OH, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at The Hospice of Dayton. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Steven Paul Stromberg and his grandson, Alexander Danner Ledwith. David is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Anita Stromberg; his three children, Linnea and husband, Josh Ledwith, Kristen and husband, Philip Harris, David Paul, Jr. and wife, Suzanne Stromberg; a brother, Charles Stromberg; a sister, Jane Beamand; .... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 12, 2015 6:40:37 AM

Obituary: John Frank Moody '75
John Frank Moody, 62, of Moncks Corner, passed away October 8, 2015. He was born in Oakland, CA, to Marise Ethel Moody and the late Frank LeRoy Moody. John was the son of a Navy Pilot and kept the tradition by attending the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He then served as an Officer on Naval Submarines until 1980. He originally met his wife Kathy of 40 years at church in California. The military brought them to South Carolina, where they built a home and family. John's career was diverse .... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 12, 2015 5:54:38 AM

Obituary: Kenneth Carroll Wallace '43
Kenneth Carroll Wallace, 95, passed away September 23, 2015 at his home in Melbourne, Florida.
He was born on July 30, 1920 in New London, CT to Kenneth Reuben Ransom Wallace, CAPT, USN(RET) and Bridget Mary Carroll.
Admiral Wallace's Naval career spanned more than three decades.
He graduated in 1942 from the United States Naval Academy in the class of 1943. He received his Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He attended the U.S Naval War C.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 08, 2015 4:41:03 PM

Obituary: James Richard Lobb '96
James Richard "Jim" Lobb (May 21, 1974  -  October 5, 2015)
James Richard "Jim" Lobb, age 41 years, of Manchester, MD, died suddenly of natural causes on Monday, October 5, 2015 at his home.
Born in Livingston, NJ, May 21, 1974, beloved son of Melvin L. and Patricia A. Dzmil Lobb of Kingwood Township, NJ, Jim was raised in Pittstown, NJ and was a 1992 graduate of Delaware Valley Regional High School. He had resided in Manchester for the past ten years, having formerly lived in Westmi.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 08, 2015 3:40:13 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Edna (Robert W. Washington '52)
Edna Washington, a long-time resident of Clifton Park, died Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at Ellis Hospital. Born in 1929 in Queens, Edna was raised in New Milford, N.J. Edna received an associates degree from Virginia Intermont in 1950. She continued her education and received a bachelor and master's degree in education from the State University of New York. Besides being a loving wife and mother, Edna was a quilter, bridge player, knitter and a volunteer at local libraries. Edna worked on sever.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 08, 2015 3:10:06 PM

Obituary: Garland Ottis Audilet '56
Garland "Audi" Audilet died September 29, 2015, at home in Bethesda, MD of leukemia. He was 83 years old. A native of Yorktown, TX, "Audi" joined the U.S. Navy in August 1949, at the age of 17, attending boot camp in CA. He passed the USNA entrance exam and went to the United States Naval Academy. He rowed Varsity Crew all four years at the academy. Audi graduated with the Class of '56 on June 1, 1956. Audi spent many years serving at sea on US destroyers, attending Naval Post Graduate School, a.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 6:04:02 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Victoria (Talbot E. Harper '37)
Victoria Payne Tory' Harper (December 8, 1920 - September 10, 2015)
We lost our beautiful mother and "Nana," Victoria Payne Harper, on September 10, 2015. She lived 94 wonderful years, with grace, style, kindness and generosity. "Tory" was born in Amsterdam, NY, the only child of her devoted parents, Edwin Van Rensselaer and Florence Harrison Payne. She grew up in Mystic, CT, later attended Carleton College in Minneapolis, MN, and spent memorable summers at Bennington College in Vermont studyin.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 11:20:15 AM

Obituary: Peter Clinton Braseth '72
Peter C. Braseth, 65, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, September 25, 2015.
Born in New London, Conn., on February 14, 1950, he was the son of Ansel Braseth and the late Martha (Hall) Braseth.
Peter was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and served in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service.
Peter had a periodontal practice from which he retired. He was a fine woodworker and built beautiful boats. He was instrumental in establishing the Seacoast Lacrosse League and was involved with the.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 11:03:15 AM

Obituary: Robert Richard Thoe '44
ROBERT R "BOB" THOE 
A memorial service in celebration of the life of Bob Thoe (95) of Oroville, CA will be held at 1:30pm on Thursday, Oct. 29th at Calvary Lutheran Church in Oroville, CA. This will be followed by a celebration in memory of Bob at Ravenswood Park, Livermore, CA on October 31. Bob was born in Lake Mills, Iowa on May 15, 1920 of Irwin and Mildred Thoe, the second of five children. He passed away September 1, in Pleasanton, CA. As a youth Bob achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 05, 2015 4:13:20 AM

Obituary: Donald Roland Suttles '55
Dr. Donald Roland Suttles (November 14, 1929 - September 30, 2015)
Dr. Suttles was born on November 14, 1929 and passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2015.
Dr. Suttles was a resident of Winston-Salem, North Carolina at the time of his passing.
He graduated from Ludlow high school as Salutatorian in Ludlow Kentucky. He also attended The U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis MD. and the University of Maryland. He graduated from The University of Cincinnati with a BA degree in business from Xavier .... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 05, 2015 4:10:33 AM

Obituary: Paul D. Roman '49
Captain Paul D. Roman, USN (Ret.) Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at his home in Springfield, VA on September 28, 2015 after a 20 year battle with Parkinson's. Born January 21, 1927 of Aurelia and Paul Edward Roman of Manawa, WI. Paul is fondly remembered for his strong will, his fighting spirit, and "can do" attitude as he lived to "leave it better than he found it". Paul was a natural athlete at Little Wolf High School and graduated 1944. He attended his beloved University of Notre.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 05, 2015 3:58:16 AM

Obituary: Denzil Lynnwood Pritchard '46
Colonel (ret.) Denzil Lynnwood Pritchard died peacefully at home in Waynesboro, PA on September 30, 2015. Denzil is survived by his wife of 26 years, Marilyne Hayes Pritchard, his three daughters, Meredith Bonta of Knaresborough, England, Karyn Keenan of Pacific Palisades, CA and Susan Milne (Doug) of Huntingtown, MD; His step-children: David McCormick of Knoxville, MD, Jenni McCormick of Waynesboro; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by his first wife, Elizabeth Car.... Click here to Read more
Friday, October 02, 2015 11:44:15 AM

Obituary: David Ward Deutermann '56
David Ward Deutermann, 82, of Hingham, MA, formerly of Lakeville, MA died September 23, 2015 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. He was the husband of Martha A. (Mitchell) Deutermann. Son of the late Harold (Vice Admiral, USN) and Dorothy Deutermann, he was born in Manila, the Philippines, on May 17, 1933 into a Navy family. David graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1956 and embarked on a career as a naval officer, going to sea in diesel submarines and destroyers. He wintered over in Antarct.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 01, 2015 10:21:17 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Violet (Paul J. Early '48)
Violet "Vi" Jerushia Pennington Early, 89 passed peacefully in her sleep Friday evening 25 September. Violet was the third child of eight to John and Vera Pennington. Vi was the widow of Rear Admiral Paul J. Early, US Submarine Force. Originally from Annapolis, Maryland, she as a military wife lived from the reaches of the Pacific to Europe. She relocated to Portsmouth from Manhasset, New York, after the passing of her husband in 2008. Vi was an intrepid traveler, gardener and hostess to some gr.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:03:36 AM

Obituary: David Minter Parker '61
David Parker age 76, proud husband and father passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on September 24, 2015. David was born in Washington D.C. on January 20, 1939. He was appointed to the Naval Academy and graduated with honors going on to Sub School followed by the Admiral Rickover Nuclear Submarine Program. After graduating he served on the USS Ben Franklin and the USS Patrick Henry Nuclear Submarines. After leaving the Navy he attended Harvard Business School where he received.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 5:58:33 AM

Obituary: Travis George Johll '05
Travis George Johll, 32 of Chula Vista, California died Thursday, September 24, 2015. A visitation service will be held Tuesday, September 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Clairemont Mortuary, 4266 Mt Abernathy Ave., San Diego, CA 92117. Funeral service will then follow at 11:30 a.m. at Miramar National Cemetery, 5795 Nobel Drive, San Diego, CA 92122 Travis was born on July 31, 1983 in Landstuhl, Germany. He spent most of his childhood years in northern California and graduated high school f.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 5:51:59 AM

Obituary: Richard Thomas Lyons '46
RICHARD THOMAS LYONS (Age 93), Capt., USN (Ret.), of Arlington, Virginia passed away on September 21, 2015 surrounded by his family. Dick was born on May 13, 1922 in Dayton, Ohio, and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. As a youth, he was awarded Eagle Scout on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Dick also attended the University of Detroit. He is a graduate of Visitation High School, where he and three of his classmates decided to head to the Naval Academy.
In 1946, Dick graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 7:52:19 AM

Obituary: Richard Harvey Oates '57
Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" Harvey Oates, USMC (retired) died peacefully Sept. 22, 2015, in Post Falls, Idaho, at the age of 82.
Dick Oates is survived by Audrey Ruth Oates, his loving wife of 58 years; their children and spouses, Richard and Sally Oates, of Casper, Susan Fernau, of Spokane, Washington, Jennifer and Cole Kupec, of Huntsville, Alabama, Kathleen Doyle, of Houston, Texas, and Cameron Oates and Leslie Crane, of Sunnyvale, California. In addition, he leaves behind ten grandchildren and .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 7:05:42 AM

Obituary: Robert Jackson Higgs '55
Robert Jackson Higgs (February 23, 1932 - September 22, 2015)
Robert was born on February 23, 1932 and passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2015.
Robert was a resident of Jefferson, North Carolina at the time of his passing.
He graduated from Marshall County High School and attended Castle Heights Military Academy as well as Vanderbilt University. He then graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a B.S. degree in 1955.He entered graduate school receiving his masters and doctoral de.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 28, 2015 4:16:36 PM

Obituary: Albert Edward Dempsey III '88
Commander (USN Ret) Albert Edward "Ted" Dempsey passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in a tragic accident. Ted was a decorated veteran pilot for the US Navy. He was a dedicated Christian who loved the lord and is now home to share his smile with God. He was passionate about his wife, children, soccer, gulf fishing, surfing and any sports team from Miami. He faced each day with enthusiasm, optimism and a desire to help others.
Ted is survived by his adoring wife, Maureen, and his daughters, Cai.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 28, 2015 11:22:48 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Margaret (Owen F. Keeler Jr. '43)
Margaret C. Keeler (Peggy) passed away at Ginger Cove in Annapolis on September 9, 2015. Peggy was born on April 6, 1925 in Rochester, New York, which is where she met her life-long love, Owen F. Keeler Jr. (USNA '43). After marriage the couple lived in Alexandria, Virginia, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, and Annapolis, Maryland. The mother of three girls, Peggy still found time to be an active volunteer everywhere she lived. She served with the Friends of the Annapolis Symphony for many years, includ.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 28, 2015 10:48:05 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Maryjane (James P. Newberry II '63)
Maryjane Newberry died September 15, 2015 as a result of a fatal car accident. We know Maryjane is in heaven with the Lord and her beloved Mary. Maryjane was born to an Italian father and Polish mother in Morristown, New Jersey on July 30, 1939. She grew up in Morris Plains, attended the Fairleigh Dickinson University Business School, and became a Medical Assistant. In 1960, Maryjane attended the Army Navy game where by a stroke of luck, she met her life long love, Jim. A wave and a wink is all .... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 28, 2015 10:35:54 AM

Obituary: Jacob Thomas Brewer '03
Jacob Thomas "Jake" Brewer  (January 20, 1981 - September 19, 2015  )
Jacob Thomas Brewer, of Alexandria, VA, was a 21st century Renaissance man, a true polymath who made an indelible impression on everyone he met. Raised in Columbia, TN, he was a star athlete and actor at Columbia Central High School, before attending the U.S. Naval Academy and graduating from Vanderbilt University. For a decade, he built a career in Washington, DC that was unparalleled in the range of the issues it .... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 28, 2015 9:07:42 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (William J. Roberts '63)
Nancy Jeanne (Foster) Roberts came into this world on November 10, 1942 - Died: November 3, 2015. A true Navy child, her mother drove to Mercy Hospital during a wartime black-out in San Diego to deliver her while her enlisted pilot father was deployed to Midway Island. Her lifetime of travel and adventure had just begun. Nancy, known as "Cee Cee" to her grandchildren and friends, was the personification of a caring, loving, and resourceful Navy mother. She was just sixteen when she went to colle.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 28, 2015 8:59:51 AM

Obituary: Frederick Rounsville Payne Jr. '34
Brig. Gen. Frederick Payne Jr. dies at 104; Marine fighter ace in WWII
www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-fritz-payne-20150812-story.html
By Steve Chawkins 11 August 2015Los Angeles Times
One day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, Fritz Payne's Marine unit headed to sea on the aircraft carrier Saratoga.
Within a year, Payne flew into the elite ranks of American aces -  fighter pilots who downed at least five enemy aircraft.
Payne died of natural causes at his Rancho Mirage .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 7:28:09 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (William H. Crawford Jr. '42)
JEAN SCHUMACHER CRAWFORD (Sep 1922 - Sep 2015)
Jean Shreve (Schumacher) Crawford, oldest child of the late Paul Erwin Schumacher and Lillian Shreve Mayo, of Ansonia, CT, left to be with her "darling Bill" in Portsmouth, Rhode Island on Sept. 12, 2015. She was preceded in passing by her loving and devoted husband of 69 years, William H. Crawford Jr., CDR, USN, Ret. formerly of Branford, CT. and most recently Portsmouth, RI. She is survived by sisters Barbara (Jack-deceased) Lewis of Miami, FL, L.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 5:36:46 AM

Obituary: David Pearce Burleigh '57
David P. Burleigh, 82, of Vienna, MD, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake. He was born in Los Angeles, CA, on August 2, 1933, to the late Ralph W. and Margaret McKenney Burleigh.
Mr. Burleigh graduated from Hollywood High School, class of 1951. He was a pilot for the United States Navy, from which he retired after 20 years of service. David later became a Safety Marine Engineer for George C. Sharp Inc., where he designed safety systems for ships. He marr.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 5:22:31 AM

Obituary: Joseph Wolcott Russel '46
(October 15, 1924 - September 09, 2015) In memory of Joseph Wolcott Russel, "Papa Joe", 90 of Kirkland, died peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 of acute respiratory failure and pneumonia. Joe was born October 15, 1924 in Los Lunas, New Mexico, the son of the late Wolcott Lord and Madge (Nix) Russel. Joe married Marianne Knudsen on October 28, 2006 at Holy Family Church in Kirkland. He was an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church and served as Chair of the Pari.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 4:50:41 AM

Obituary: John Craig Bathgate '69
(Sept. 7, 1947 to Sept. 5, 2015) Craig Bathgate passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, in Bremerton, Washington. Craig was born on Sept. 7, 1947 to Gladys and Donald Bathgate. He married his soul mate, Karen, with whom he spent 45 years of loving marriage. They have three daughters, Kristan, Wendy and Kelly. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy, Craig enjoyed a near 30-year Naval career as a submariner, during which he commanded the USS San Francisco (Pearl Harbor, HI) and th.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 4:26:45 AM

Obituary: Steele McFarland Klingensmith '51
Steele M. Klingensmith (Oct. 3, 1928 - Sept. 14,2015) 
Steele, a resident of Hoover. AL, was born October 3, 1928 in Greensburg, P A, to Frank and Sarah Steele Klingensmith. Early in his life the family moved to Clairton, PA, where he graduated from high school. Following that he studied at Bullis Preparatory School in Silver Spring, MD, and attended the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. In 1952 he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh where he met his wife of 61 years, the former.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 21, 2015 7:38:28 PM

Obituary: Roger Wesley Carr Jr. '70
Roger Wesley Carr, Jr. succumbed to pancreatic cancer at age 68 on September 16, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.
A memorial service celebrating Roger's life will be held this Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 4pm EST @ Community Bible Church in Kennesaw, GA, where he served as an elder for over twenty years.
Son of Mr. & Mrs. R.W. Carr, Roger was born November 4, 1946, in Roanoke, Virginia.
He graduated from the U.S Naval academy in 1970, and served five years in the U.S. Navy as a sub.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 21, 2015 4:59:40 PM

Obituary: Lewis Blair Sykes '53
Capt. Lewis B. Sykes (USN ret.), 85, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 in Williamsburg, surrounded by his family. He was a longtime resident of Northern Virginia and Virginia Beach and moved with his wife to the Williamsburg Landing Community in 2010. Lewis Blair Sykes was born Dec. 30,1929 in Clearfield, PA, to Blair and Evelyn Sykes. He grew up as one of 13 children and graduated from Clearfield High School in 1948. After high school,he spent a year in the Army before earning an appointment to the.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 21, 2015 4:47:33 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Carolin (Fred Troescher Jr. '49)
Carolin (Colby) Troescher Janzen, age 88, passed away peacefully on August 28, 2015, at Loving Residence in Red Wing, MN. She was born on November 3, 1926, to Franklin and Mildred Colby in Lima, OH. In 1950, she married Fred Troescher, Jr., a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. They had two sons, Scott and David, before Fred was killed on a naval air mission. Carolin moved to Kingsburg, CA where she married Jake Janzen in 1954. They had a daughter, Melissa, in 1956. She was a farm wife,.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 21, 2015 4:39:57 PM

Obituary: Harry Berks Meyer '49
Harry Berks Meyer (June 28, 1926 - September 15, 2015)
Harry was a graduate of the USNA and a retired Instrumentation Engineer at Lockheed. He volunteered with AARP SDNAT and the Aerospace Museum. He was also a member of San Diego Fine Woodworkers. He is survived by his wife Marsha and children Hank, Tim, Doug, Michelle, Chris, and Mark as well as stepchildren Kris, Lin, Laura, Bruce, and Diana.He also has 19 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Services at St. Marks Methodist, September 23.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 21, 2015 4:34:23 PM

Obituary: John Milton Gluck '62
JOHN MILTON GLUCK (Age 78)
On Saturday, September 12, 2015, born in Philadelphia, PA, of Alexandria, VA, USNA Class of 1962, Nuclear Submarine Captain. Survived by his loving wife, Julia Cobey Gluck; daughters, Carla Nelson and Katherine O'Brien; son-in-law, Kevin O'Brien; and son, John Gluck; grandchildren, Andrew, Bradley, Caroline and Michael Nelson and Katie, Maggie, Elizabeth and Julianna O'Brien; two brothers, Bob and Dave; and sister, Doris McKay; devoted sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws,.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 21, 2015 4:05:24 PM

Obituary: Charles Elwood Whitehurst Jr. '74
Charles E. Whitehurst Jr. of Camden passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015. He was 63.
Mr. Whitehurst was born the son of the late Charles and Roberta (Watson) Whitehurst.
Chuck spent 33 years as a criminal defense trial attorney as well as a medical malpractice lawyer in Dover, Delaware after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Georgetown University. He loved sports, especially football. Chuck played football as quarterback for CRHS in 1970 where he graduated as Valedictorian. Chuck, while mai.... Click here to Read more

Friday, September 18, 2015 5:52:23 AM

Obituary: Bo Gottfrid Lindfors '67
A final farewell of fairwinds and following seas for Captain Bo G. Lindfors, USN (Ret.), as he passed away on September 15, 2015. He was predeceased by his parents and sister. 
Surviving him are his wife, Nancy, their three children, Eric Lindfors and wife Melissa, Matthew Lindfors and wife Amanda, and Natalie and husband Todd Recupero. He is also survived by his 8 grandchildren, Madison, Ryleigh, Maxwell, Megan, Jeffrey, Lina, Emma, and Carter.
He was born in Helsinki, Finland, graduated.... Click here to Read more

Friday, September 18, 2015 5:39:34 AM

Obituary: Daniel Calvert Good '46
Daniel Calvert Good passed away on September 16, 2015 at Pikes Peak Hospice. He was born on February 7, 1924 in Kansas City, Missouri. He was married to Gloria Edna Dewitt in Denver, Colorado on June 14, 1952. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and University of Colorado Medical School and served in the U.S. Navy for 37 years.
Dr. Good enjoyed being an OB/GYN Doctor, telling stories, and had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed poetry, traveling and spending time with his wife and family.... Click here to Read more

Friday, September 18, 2015 5:36:08 AM

Obituary: Kenneth L. White '79
Kenneth L. White of East Hampton, CT, died unexpectedly at his home September 9, 2015, at the age of 57. He was born on October 8, 1957 to the late Curtis L. White Sr. and Geneva Fuller White. He had 2 brothers Curtis L. White Jr (deceased) and Ronald Everett. Ken graduated from Robert E. Fitch SR High School, The United States Naval Academy and The University of CT. Major White retired from CT National Guard. Ken was currently employed by The State of CT Dept. of Corrections in Niantic as Plant.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 8:28:55 AM

Obituary: Ronald Gerard Beagle '56
Ronald G. BEAGLE
Ron was born 2/7/34 and passed away 9/8/15, he died peacefully at home in Sacramento. Ron graduated from USNA in 1956 and was a two-time All-American in football and lacrosse. He served in the USMC. After service, Ron was drafted by the Oakland Raiders but did not play. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1986. He had a successful career with Butler-Johnson Corp. He is surved by his loving wife of 55 years, JoAnn; his siblings; his children, Lisa Morrison,.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 4:37:01 AM

Obituary: Richard Erwin Kosiba '48
Richard E. Kosiba (June 11, 1926 - September 10, 2015)
Dick was born June 11, 1926 and grew up in Chicopee, MA, youngest of five children of Polish immigrants John Peter Kosiba and Mary Owsiak Kosiba.
Survived by his wife of 66 years, Patricia Doherty Kosiba of Chapel Hill, NC; son Brad Kosiba (Dorothy Hammett) also of Chapel Hill; daughter Karen Kosiba Edwards of Bethesda, MD; and sister Irene Roth of Albion, NY. Also survived by grandchildren Steven, Douglas and Nathan Kosiba and Rachel and .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 3:34:20 PM

Obituary: Stephen Norton Bobo Jr. '51
Stephen Norton Bobo Jr. Age 86, of Cohasset, passed away on September 11, 2015. Beloved husband of Vivien Elaine (Anderson) Bobo and devoted father of Stephen A. Bobo and wife Heidi, and Kristine N. Specht and husband A. Thomas Specht Jr. Loving grandfather of Samantha Bobo, and Julia and Melissa Specht. Mr. Bobo was a graduate of Tabor Academy, class of 1947 and the US Naval Academy, Class of 1951. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. Stephen worked as an engineer at the Federal Tran.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 1:26:47 PM

Obituary: Clifford Harlan Beckley '71
Clifford H. Beckley (Nov 28, 1946 - Sept 5, 2015)
The Lord has called His son home for his eternal reward. Clifford "Beck" Beckley departed this world on Saturday, September 5th, in Atwater, CA, in the comfort of his home and the company of his family.
Cliff was born in Gary, IN, to Calvin and Georgia Beckley, and there he was raised amongst the corn until his family moved west to California when he was ten years old, to raise him amongst the orange groves and the lights of Hollywood. Cliff gr.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 1:16:18 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (George E. Tyler '53)
Mary Claire Tyler, 87, passed away September 3, 2015 at Scarborough Terrace Assisted Living, Scarborough ME. She was born July 16, 1928 at the family home in Annapolis MD to the late Louise King Shortt and Franklin Shortt. She was lovingly named after the two nurses that took care of her mother at the time of the birth. A lifetime resident of Annapolis MD, a 1945 graduate of Annapolis High School, and a past member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Mrs. Tyler was a loving homemaker and worked as a .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 1:08:56 PM

Obituary: Robert Vann Smoak Sr. '53
Robert Vann Smoak Sr., 87, of Largo, passed away Sept 6, 2015. Robert spent his entire life unconditionally devoted to his wife of nearly 62 years, his children, and family. After graduating from Haines City High School, he went on to the U.S. Naval Academy (Class of 1953), and graduated on the same day he married the love of his life, Joanne J. Smoak. He eventually led a remarkable career serving his country in the United States Air Force. He also earned his Master's Degree from Arizona State U.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 11:48:30 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marion (John M. Waters '38)
(24 December 1923 - 28 August 2015)  - Marion Groot Waters, 91, of West Hartford, Connecticut and Friendship, Maine died of pneumonia in Yarmouth, Maine on August 28, 2015. Born in Bangor and raised in Lexington, Massachusetts, she majored in geology at Wellesley College. Upon graduation, she married John Matthias Waters, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and MIT and a career Navy officer. After his retirement in 1959, the couple moved to West Hartford, where she enjoyed assisti.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 10:00:22 AM

Obituary: Chandler Lee von Schrader '47
(September 20, 1923 - September 6, 2015) Chandler von Schrader was born and raised in Ottumwa, Iowa. Chandler commenced a 34 year Naval Career by enlisting in the Naval Reserve in October 1942, while attending Iowa State College. Capt. von Schrader was a member of the U.S. Naval Academy's class of 1947 and was designated a Naval Aviator in 1950. His tours of duty as a junior officer included several aircraft carriers/squadrons, instructor at the Naval Academy, NATO plans Officer and overseas ass.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 9:51:49 AM

Obituary: Gene Ferrall Sullivan '56
Gene Ferrall Sullivan (USN Ret.), 82, a resident of Metairie and native of Magee, MS, died on September 5, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Anne Tell Sullivan, daughter, Toni Ellen Sullivan-Adams and husband Gary, his pride and joy, grandson, Nicholas Raymond Adams, Godchildren Jamie Marie Scuderi Jackler and husband Chris, Rianne Lavergne, husband Dustin and his favorite dog Jazz. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and is preceded in death by his parents. Honorary.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 10, 2015 12:30:51 PM

Obituary: Gordon Henry Ochenrider Jr. '44
GORDON HENRY OCHENRIDER, JR. On Monday, September 7, 2015, Gordon Ochenrider departed this life peacefully at home, in McLean, Virginia. He is survived by his beloved wife of 72 years, Elizabeth Mercedes Ochenrider (Betty) and daughter, Lisa Purrington of McLean and Arlington, as well as eight grandchildren and fourteen great- grandchildren. Mr. Ochenrider was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Mercy, his son, Gordon Henry Ochenrider, III and a daughter, Lauren Ochenrider Duncan. Born and.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 10, 2015 4:02:14 AM

Obituary: William S. Williamson '62
WILLIAM S. "Bill" WILLIAMSON passed away in Arlington, VA on September 2, 2015. William graduated of the U.S. Naval Academy. Class of 1962. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Terry) and beloved father of sons Scott of New York, NY and Michael of Castro Valley, CA. Bill was retired from the Defense Intelligence Agency and especially enjoyed teaching his many students, including at the US Naval Academy. He also served as Captain, USN Reserves (Ret.). He is survived by cherished daughter-in-law.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 10:55:03 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (William Huckenpoehler '45)
Betty Huckenpoehler: A dance diva remembered
By Wendi Winters wwinters@capgaznews.comThe Capital Gazette8 September 2015
Long before TV's "Dancing with the Stars," Betty Huckenpoehler was a legend.
She not only danced with the stars of her era, she was a long-stemmed star herself, performing on Broadway, in movies and in venues from coast to coast.
At 95, she died at her Annapolis home on Aug. 28.
Huckenpoehler, born Elizabeth Slabe on May 14, 1920, in Minneapolis, appeared in her first sho.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 9:49:19 AM

Obituary: Wayne Douglas Gardner '58
Wayne Douglas Gardner (January 15, 1936 - September 5, 2015)
Wayne Douglas Gardner was born on January 15, 1936 in Flint, Michigan. He was the only child of the late Arthur and Thelma Gardner. Following his graduation from Flint Technological High School , Wayne began furthering his education while serving his country at the US Naval Academy. Following his graduation in 1958, where he was in the top ten percent of his class, he went on to serve in the United States Air Force for 3 years on acti.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 7:07:09 AM

Obituary: John Anthony Gillcrist Jr. '70
John Anthony Gillcrist, Jr., 67, of Jacksonville, FL., passed away on August 19th, 2015. He was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on December 29th, 1947 to Captain John Anthony Gillcrist, USN (Ret.) and Arax E. Gillcrist. John graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1970, and served as a pilot instructor during the Vietnam War. John went on to become a certified financial planner and attain his Masters of Business from Jacksonville University. John is predeceased by his son, 1st Lt. Anthony.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 6:57:36 AM

Obituary: William Collins Hushing '39
RADM William C. Hushing, USN (Ret), of Palm Beach Gardens, died peacefully on August 22, 2015 surrounded by the love and care of family and friends. Born in Missouri, Hushing grew up in places such as Illinois, the Panama Canal Zone, and Washington, DC. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1939 with a BS in Electrical Engineering with additional degrees from MIT and Harvard. He received honorary PHD of Science from the University of New Hampshire. After graduation from the Naval Academy, .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 6:53:22 AM

Obituary: Edward Richard Buckley '57
Edward Richard Buckley (December 10, 1934 - March 14, 2015)
Dick was born in the St. Francis Hospital on December 10, 1934. He attended St. Ann's school and graduated from Wilmington High and King's College in Wilkes Barre, PA with a BA in Economics. He joined DuPont Photo Products in 1963 and worked in a variety of sales, marketing and R&D positions. In 1973 he was appointed National Sales Manager for Magnetic Products. Under his leadership, DuPont became one of the first three companies a.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 6:20:06 AM

Obituary: William James Sturgeon III '53
CDR William J. Sturgeon III, USN Ret.
Bill was born in Chicago in 1928 and passed on Aug. 18, 2015 at his home in Coronado.
In his young years, he moved frequently from Indiana, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama before receiving an appointment, through the fleet, to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Bill graduated from the Academy with a degree in electrical engineering in 1953 and shortly after graduation, he received orders to report to Pensacola, Fl, to commence flight training.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 03, 2015 10:28:36 AM

Obituary: Joseph Franklin Klingensmith '50
Joseph "Joe" Klingensmith, of Mount Pleasant, husband of Annely Middleton Klingensmith, died Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Joe was born January 9, 1926 in Greensburgh, PA to L. Franklin Klingensmith and Sarah Steele Klingensmith. He attended the University of Michigan for two years before leaving to attend Naval Academy. He graduated in 1950 and served in the Navy during the Korean War. He left the Navy in 1954, obtained a degree in Business Administration from Xavier University and began his care.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 03, 2015 3:13:39 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (John G. Boniface '46)
Elizabeth M. "Beegee" Boniface died on August 25, 2015, in McKinney, Texas. She was born in El Paso on June 23, 1927, at the Masonic Hospital, the daughter of Mary Elizabeth and Joseph Lemuel Morrill. Beegee, as she was called, graduated from Winchester Cooley School and El Paso High School. She attended the Texas College of Mines and Metallurgy for two years and was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. Beegee held a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Missouri,.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 10:48:36 AM

Obituary: John Milton Walden '56
(1932 - 2015) John M. Walden, 83, of Beaumont, died Sunday, August 30, 2015, under hospice care in Spring, Texas. He was born on June 20, 1932, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Frona and Dr. Dewey H. Walden, and had been a resident of Beaumont for fifty-four years. John attended the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and later retired from Goodyear Chemical Plant after thirty years of employment. An avid sportsman, he loved playing golf and fishing at Toledo Bend. John is survived by his childre.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 6:21:49 AM

Obituary: Kenneth Duane Peterson '57
Kenneth D. Peterson, born in Genoa in January 1935, passed away in Stamford, Connecticut, on Friday, July 10, 2015, from complications after a lengthy illness. Ken was educated in the Nebraska public school system and graduated from Columbus High School in 1953. Ken then entered the United States Naval Academy where he graduated with honors in June 1957. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy Ken reported for duty to the USS Gregory (DD 802) in Yokuska, Japan. Shortly thereafter the United State.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 6:12:25 AM

Obituary: Steven Michael Harris '80
Steven M. Harris, 56, of Framingham, formerly of Wellesley and Natick, died on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Copie Lilien Harris, with whom he shared 20 years of marriage. A Framingham resident for 15 years, Steve was born in Napa, California, the son of Gwen Gundestrup Harris of California and the late Kenneth Harris. Steve was a highly regarded consultant and computer architect. He was one of the first in the field of mobile device engineering to success.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 6:03:10 AM

Obituary: Noah Webster Gokey III '47
Capt. Noah Webster Gokey III (Ret.)
Tryon Daily BulletinWednesday, August 26, 2015
Capt. Noah Webster Gokey III (Ret.), 90, of Columbus, N.C. passed away Aug. 24, 2015 in Tryon Estates, Columbus N.C.
He was born in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late Noah and Allene Gokey. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1947 and retired as a Captain from the U.S. Navy in 1977, after 34 years of service. Capt. Gokey moved to Polk County in 2007 from Melbourne, Fla. He was an avid tennis.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 12:46:34 PM

Obituary: Roy Calvin Heath '55
Roy Calvin Heath, 83, of Simpsonville, husband of Edna Mayo Heath, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, August 27, 2015.
Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, he was a son of the late Raymond Franklin Heath and Clara Dell Whitten Heath. 
Roy was a graduate of Lamar High School in Houston, Texas. He attended the US Naval Academy and graduated from the University of Houston with a BSME in Mechanical Engineering.
Roy began his career as a Mechanical Engineer with Schlumberger and was later employe.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 12:12:39 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Katherine (Thomas O. Matella '73)
Katherine (Kathy) Ann Matella, 64, passed away at her home in Virginia Beach on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. She was born in Staten Island, NY, the daughter of the late James A. Brown and Katherine F. Stabb. Kathy spent her childhood in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, MD, and later got her nursing diploma from Baltimore's Union Memorial School of Nursing. Kathy met her future husband in 1971 at a US Naval Academy mixer and was wed 2 years later at the Naval Academy Chapel. Life then took Kathy to Nor.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:52:36 AM

Obituary: Timothy Aloysius Holden '72
Captain Tim Holden, USN, (Ret.), loving husband of Pam, devoted father of five beautiful girls: Kelsey Holden, Lindsey O'Brien (Eric), Christina Quinn (Bill), Elizabeth Holden, and Katherine Holden; and three grandchildren: Reilly and Trevor O'Brien, and Olivia Quinn.
Tim was born in Washington DC and grew up in Wheaton MD. He was the eldest son of Cornelius and Mary Holden with eight siblings: Rosemary, Cornelius (Trish), Dennis (Eileen), Brian, Christopher (Lynne), Colin (Marta), Raymond (Cha.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 31, 2015 1:44:23 PM


Robert Cavenaugh Bryan died on August 28, 2015 at the age of 91. A lifelong resident of Dunn, he practiced law there from 1955 until his retirement in December 1992. He and his wife, Janet, moved to Charlotte in 2008 to be near their children.
Bob was born in Wilson, NC, on May 27, 1924, to Anna Cavenaugh and Joseph Shepard Bryan. After graduation from Dunn High School in 1941, he attended Campbell College, North Carolina State University and the University of Virginia, prior to entering the Un.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 31, 2015 1:16:47 PM

Obituary: Wesley Charles Hewitt '57
Captain Wesley Charles Hewitt, USN Ret, received his final promotion on August 28, 2015 as he passed into eternal life. He was born in Los Angeles, California and enjoyed a most incredible life, spanning 83 very active and productive years. He is survived by his loving wife Sally Jean Hewitt, daughters Julia A. Holloway and her husband, David H. Holloway; Susan L. McCloud; and by his grandson, Callahan Hewitt Holloway. Captain Hewitt was a 1957 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He was.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:32:53 AM

Obituary: George Sprague Schuchart '49
George S. Schuchart died peacefully in his home on Saturday afternoon, August 22, 2015. He was born in Everett, WA May 19, 1926 to George J. Schuchart and Myrtis M. Wright. He attended Everett High School and the United States Naval Academy. Upon graduation he married Judy Jones, a girl he said he met waiting for the school bus to Everett High School.
His first assignment in the Navy was aboard the destroyer USS Brush in the Korean War when it hit a floating mine on September 27, 1950. George a.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, August 29, 2015 9:16:23 AM

Obituary: Thomas Paul Burke '44
Thomas Paul Burke, 94, of Standish, passed away at home on Aug. 25, 2015. He was born in Pittsfield, Mass., on June 5, 1921, the son of Thomas and Zoe Jerome Burke. Thomas was raised in Coxsackie, N.Y., and had a wonderful childhood being active in swimming and skating and enjoying the countryside. 
He went to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., where he graduated in 1944. After his enlistment with the navy he transferred to the U.S. Army where he served as a career officer. Wherever he t.... Click here to Read more

Friday, August 28, 2015 2:36:30 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Theodore J. Hammer Jr. '49)
Mrs. Betty Louise Hammer, wife of the late Mr. Theodore James Hammer, Jr., passed away on August 15, 2015. She is survived by her three sons Theodore, Paul, Lawrence, her daughter Margaret Creamer, 6 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. At 90 years she lived a full life and is sorely missed by her family. There will be a family only viewing on August 27. Her friends and neighbors in the Kilmarnock area are invited to a small reception at the house, 134 Pirates Place, Weems, VA 6 to 8:30pm .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015 4:37:37 PM

Obituary: Blaine Edward Timmer Jr. '60
Blaine Edward Timmer Jr. passed away peacefully at his cottage in Holland, Thursday, August 27, 2015.
Born in Holland on May 23, 1936, Blaine grew up on the south side of Holland beginning life living along the channel while his father, Blaine, Sr., manned the Holland Lighthouse (Big Red) for the United States Coast Guard.
Blaine attended Holland High, excelling in football and in student council, where he was elected mayor during his senior year. Following graduation, Blaine attended Hope Col.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 27, 2015 2:15:52 PM

Obituary: Richard Increase Mather '48
Richard Increase Mather, of Williamsburg, VA, passed away on August 21, 2015 at the age of 88. His beloved wife Nancy Dalton Mather preceded him in death. He is survived by his son Richard Mather, Jr, wife Vicki and grandchildren Krissy, Kimi, Patrick and Kierra; daughter Cynthia and grandson Gavin; son John and wife Glynis and grandsons Dalton and Gregory; daughter Pamela and granddaughter Christiana. He also had seven great grandchildren. Richard attended the US Naval Academy and graduated fro.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:52:45 PM

Obituary: Richard Andrews Currier '54
Captain Richard Andrews "Dick" Currier, USN, Retired, 83, of Saint Marys, Georgia died Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at Southeast Georgia Health System / Camden Campus of Congestive Heart Failure complicated by Pulmonary Edema and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. He was preceded in death by his parents, Reginald Harris Currier and the former Frances Alburn Andrews, a brother, Norman Harris Currier, and his Navy Wife, the former Betty Arlen McIntyre. He is survived by a brother, Robert Sherman Cur.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:16:00 PM

Obituary: William Tyler Brown '57
William Tyler Brown, 82, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in Portsmouth Naval Hospital surrounded by family. A native of Portsmouth, he was born on September 12, 1932 to the late William and Cecelia Brown. Tyler attended Woodrow Wilson High School and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1957. Retiring after 33 years as a naval officer, he began his second career as a real estate appraiser, which he continued up until his death. He loved classic cars; and was a member of the .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:03:01 PM

Obituary: John Daniel Baker '53
Captain John Daniel Baker, U.S.A.F. (Ret.) loving, kind, and gentle man passed away Aug. 18, 2015, in Clearwater. He was born in McKeesport, PA to John and Marie Baker. He was orphaned early on, along with his twin sisters. John left home as a young man and joined the Navy. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy and Purdue University. He served in the Korean and Vietnam wars and retired from the United States Air Force. John married Audrey in Clearwater, where he shared 27 years with .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:01:09 PM

Obituary: Harold Albert Nagel Jr. '54
Harold Nagel, PhD, 83, resident of South Hamilton, Mass., passed away suddenly on August 18, 2015. Dr. Nagel hailed from Fort Wayne, Ind., the son of Harold S. Nagel and Anna Eleanor (Cate) Nagel. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1954, and he served his country for 11 years, including work providing logistical and meteorological services during the Cuban Missile Crisis. After the conclusion of his military service, he went on to obtain a doctorate in Oceanography at.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:23:52 PM

Obituary: Harrison Grover Dudley Sr. '46
Captain Harrison Grover Dudley, Sr. USN (Ret.) passed away peacefully on August 6, 2015. He was 93 years old. "Harry" was born in Erie County, Pennsylvania on November 28, 1921. He enlisted in the Navy on January 1940 and in October 1940 served as a Fire Controlman on board the USS Quincy in the North Atlantic. On April 1942, he entered the Naval Academy Preparatory School in Norfolk, Virginia. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1945 (class of 1946) and was commissioned an Ensign. .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:11:46 PM

Obituary: Francis Johnson '64
Francis (Frank) Johnson, 72, passed away at home on August 22, 2015 surrounded by his family. 
Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was one of 8 children born to the late Frank and Nora Johnson. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1964 and served in the Navy before undertaking a 30 year career with DuPont Electronics. 
Frank was a great thinker, a problem solver and an anchor within his family. He gave generously of his time whether helping someone work through an important decision or o.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:15:51 PM

Obituary: William Henderson Barton Jr. '48
William Henderson Barton, Jr.
Nashville, TN
Born October 9, 1924, St. Louis, Missouri and died August 25, 2015 Nashville, Tennessee 
He was the son of the Rev. William Henderson Barton, Sr. and Mettie Marie Taylor Barton. He attended Peabody Demonstration School and was a member of the last graduating class of Wallace Preparatory School.
He attended Vanderbilt University and graduated 10th in his class from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1948. He served aboard minesweepers during the Korean .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:08:31 PM

Obituary: William Bernard Haidler '50
Colonel William B. Haidler, Ph.D., USAF, Retired (July 11, 1926 - Aug. 23, 2015 )
William Bernard Haidler, age 89 years, of Niles, Michigan, passed away in his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 23, 2015. He was born on July 11, 1926, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to the late John V. and Rose C. (Dwyer) Haidler. On September 12, 1952, in Medford, Wisconsin, Bill married the former Frances Helen Hirt, with whom he celebrated last year the remarkable sixty-second anniversary of their weddi.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 9:03:48 AM

Obituary: Dennis Martin Scherzinger '57
Dennis Martin Scherzinger, age 79, died Aug. 16, 2015 in his home in Napa after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's. Born in Bridgeport, NE in 1936 and raised in Vallejo, he was the son of Martin and Sylvia (Boodry) Scherzinger. Dennis graduated from Vallejo High School in 1953, attended the US Naval Academy for two years and then completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1957. While attending Officers Candidate School in Newport Rho.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 7:04:32 PM

Obituary: John Benjamin Guerry Jr. '39
John B. Guerry Jr., age 99 of Garland, TX, passed away August 14, 2015. He was born January 10, 1916, in Montezuma, GA, to John Benjamin Sr. and Ophelia (Smith) Guerry. In 1939, John graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy where he met and later married his beloved Elizabeth on May 17, 1941. They shared 72 wonderful years before she passed away on March 23, 2013. John served his country during WWII and the Korean Conflict, before retiring on August 1, 1966, as a Captain. He was a faithful member o.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:42:47 PM

Obituary: Edward Joseph Hintz Jr. '68
Edward J. Hintz, Jr., 70, of The Villages, Florida and Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin passed away August 20, 2015 in Leesburg, Florida. He was the loving husband of Karen Hintz for 45 years and caring father of son Jason and daughter Kary. Ed graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1968 and retired after 20 years with the U.S. Navy with the rank of Commander. He was a Naval Aviator, served two tours in the Vietnam War, and primarily flew helicopters during his military career. Family, friends, and .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 2:37:43 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Polly (Harold G. Hatch '53)
Polly Dudley Hatch passed away in her sleep on August 23, 2015 in Kingwood Texas. Polly was born on Valentine's Day 1934 in San Diego, California to Lt. Paul Dudley (USN) and Polly VanPatten Dudley. Her father was an early Naval Aviator and his career took the family all over the world. Polly grew up all over the United States and overseas in Panama and Morocco. But, she always felt that her hometown was Washington, D.C. 
Polly met her future husband, Glen Hatch, while he was at the Naval .... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 24, 2015 9:44:34 AM

Obituary: John William Cude '02
John William Cude, of New Braunfels, Texas passed away Tuesday, August18, 2015 at the age of 38. John was born in Nuremburg, West Germany on January 3, 1977 to parents William and Ruth Cude. John graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2002, and later was a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association. 
John is survived by his parents, his daughter Kristen Cude, his sister Nancy (Jason) Gary and their sons Braden, Landon, and Talon Gary, his paternal grandmother,  Mary Cude, h.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 24, 2015 9:40:04 AM

Obituary: James Haselden Chapman '47
Capt. James Haselden Chapman, U.S. Navy, Retired, of Litchfield Plantation, Pawleys Island, passed peacefully on August 20, 2015.
Born in Timmonsville in 1923 to Mrs. Mary Sherard Chapman and Mr. Elting L. Chapman, he was the youngest of three sons. His older brothers were Mr. Elting L. Chapman, Jr. of Florence and Garden City, and Dr. William S. Chapman of Myrtle Beach. His family lived in Timmonsville until the early 1930s then moved to Florence when his father was elected Florence County Tre.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 24, 2015 9:35:36 AM

Obituary: James Brian Hitchborn '62
James "Jim" Brian Hitchborn, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015, in Dallas, Texas. 
He was born in 1938, in Grand Junction, CO where he lived until going to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958. He was a member of the 1960 Olympic eight oar rowing team competing in Rome, Italy. He went on to serve 26 years in the U.S. Navy serving in Viet Nam and having two ship commands and two major shore commands. 
He retired from the Navy in 1988, and settled in Desoto, Texas. He retired from the c.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 24, 2015 9:18:15 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Harrison G. Dudley Sr. '46)
Dorothy Virginia Davis Dudley, 89, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2015.
"Dottie" was born on March 5, 1926 in Norfolk, VA to Myrtle and Henry Davis. She grew up in Norview and graduated from Maury High School. 
Dottie met the love of her life, Harrison Dudley, Sr. when he was attending Navy Prep School in Norfolk. After his graduation from U.S. Naval Academy in 1945 they were married and just celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 7, 2015.
Dottie was a long time and acti.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:10:40 AM

Obituary: William Dennis O'Neil Jr. '56
William Dennis O'Neil Jr., 83, of Locust Grove passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, at his residence. Born on Nov. 4, 1931, in Alexandria, he was the son of the late William and Julia O'Neil. William grew up in the Del Ray area of Alexandria, where he graduated from George Washington High School. After graduating from high school, William joined the Navy and served in the Korean War as a radio technician. After the Korean War, he attended and graduated from the Naval Academy Preparatory School, N.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 4:42:20 AM

Obituary: Alfred Lawrence Booth '38
Alfred Lawrence Booth, Colonel U.S. Marine Corps and Mathematics Professor and Registrar at Mary Baldwin College died Aug. 6, 2015 in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Col. Booth passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home, according to Deborah Booth Kyle, his younger daughter. Surrounded by family and friends, Col. Booth recently celebrated his 100th birthday. His beloved wife of 70 years, Elizabeth James Booth, passed away in 2010.
Colonel Booth graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1938 an.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 4:09:28 AM

Obituary: Dick Groves Wilson '45
Capt. DICK G. WILSON, USN (Ret.)  On Saturday, August 8, 2015, Capt. Dick G. Wilson, USN (Ret.) died peacefully in his home at age 92. Born in Findlay, Ohio on January 7, 1923, and entered the US Naval Academy class of 1945. Following graduation, he married his high school sweetheart, Kathryn (Kay) McCy. Although he will be missed greatly, we take comfort in knowing we were blessed to have had him in our lives for so many meaningful years. Few people are this fortunate to have shared 71 yea.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:49:26 AM

Obituary: Julius Andrew Mire Jr. '61
Julius "Juju" Mire Jr., A native of Slidell, and resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed away on August 17, 2015, at the age of 77. Julius was a member of Broadmoor United Methodist Church. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and boating, spending time with his children and grandchildren, and watching his grandson play ball. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy where he played football and was a midshipman, and then graduated from USL. He went on to be a Legislative Liaison for Conoco/Dupont and .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:43:18 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joan (Charles E. Berger '90)
Joan M. Berger on August 12, 2015 of Manhasset, NY. Cherished wife of Charles. Dear mother of Ryan, Kevin, Beth & Sean. Loving daughter of Anne & the late Robert. Devoted sister of Anne Marie, Robert & Edward. Calling hours at The Fairchild Chapel 1570 Northern Blvd., Manhasset on Sunday and Monday 3-5 & 7-9pm. Funeral Mass Tuesday August 18, 11:15am at St. Mary's RC Church, Manhasset. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Ma.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:34:10 AM

Obituary: Andrew Gustav Cotterman Sr. '60
Andrew "Andy" G. Cotterman, Sr., 77, of Bruceton Mills, WV, formerly of Edgewater, MD, and Wilmington, OH, passed away Friday, August 14, 2015, at his home. The son of the late Frederick and Mary Ann Becker Cotterman, he was born June 18, 1938, in Cincinnati, OH. He was president of the class of 1956 at Wilmington High School and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1960. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy until his retirement in 1989, with the rank of Captain. His primary hobby was woodwo.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:25:06 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (Elvin L. Gaylor '56)
Jean D. Gaylor, 80, passed away on Aug. 15, 2015. She was born in Baltimore, MD to the late Eugene & Elva Davis. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Elvin "Al" L. Gaylor and her daughter, Carol Jean Gaylor.
Jean was an active member of Foundry United Methodist Church since 1972 and enjoyed singing in the choir. Jean was also a member of the Cape Henry Women's Club and the Retired Officer's Wives Club. She enjoyed bowling, gardening, and making floral arrangements. Jean ret.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:49:12 AM

Obituary: John Randolph Jefferies III '57
John Randolph Jefferies, III, 81, of Wilmington passed away Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter. He was born on June 28, 1934 in Walterboro, SC to the late, John Randolph Jefferies, Jr. and Ulmer Fishburne Jefferies. John is also preceded in death by his wife, Roberta "Bobbie" Feeley Jefferies. John is survived by his three daughters, Catherine Jefferies Dekker (Johan), Diane Jefferies Rand (Bill) and Mary Allen Jefferies; grandchildren, William Jefferies Ra.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 17, 2015 6:35:26 AM

Obituary: Robert Dunn '46
Robert "Bob" Dunn went home to be with his Lord and Savior, August 11, 2015. Bob was born April 2, 1923 in Andalusia, Alabama to James Gee and Myrtle Godbold Dunn. Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1945. After graduating from Annapolis, he served in the Navy on the "USS Duluth", a light cruiser. He served for 5 years. He then joined the Boeing Company where he worked for 40 years. He joined Boeing as an electrical designer on the B.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 17, 2015 6:32:07 AM

Obituary: James Robert Darden '56
James Robert (Jim) Darden passed away on August 11, 2015. Jim was born August 27, 1933 on a farm south of Cardwell, Missouri to parents James Jewel Darden and Madeleine Nehls Robertson. 
After moving to Kennett, MO at age 3, he attended public school and graduated with the class of 1951. He attended one year at the U.S. Naval Academy then returned to the University of Missouri and obtained a BSME. Jim joined the MO National Guard and graduated from OCS at Ft. Benning, GA. where he served 1.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 17, 2015 4:54:51 AM

Obituary: Charles William Cole '53
(June 29, 1930 - August 8, 2015)  Charles William Cole (Charlie) died peacefully at home in Tiburon, California at the age of 85. Charlie was born in Peoria, Illinois in 1930 to Frances Irene Thorson and Harry Michael Cole. He grew up in Glenview, Illinois and graduated in 1947 from Chicago's Loyola High School where he varsity lettered in football and track, and was nationally recognized. He attended Marquette University before he received a Congressional appointment from Illinois to the U.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 17, 2015 4:01:10 AM

Obituary: Stanley Earl Bump '58
Rear Admiral Stanley Earl Bump, USN (Retired) passed away August 11, 2015 after battling ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) for several years.
RADM Bump was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on September 29, 1936.  He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958.  He served on two destroyers - USS William C. Lawe (DD 763) and USS Luce (DLG 7) - before accepting Admiral Rickover's invitation to join the submarine force in 1965.  He served on the USS Tecumseh (SSBN 628) (BLUE) and the USS.... Click here to Read more

Friday, August 14, 2015 3:35:31 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Martha (Bill G. Starnes '53)
Martha Kenley Starnes, loving wife, mother, and friend went to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 10, 2015. Martha was born in 1931 in Memphis, TN. She is survived by her children and spouses Deborah Starnes and John Entzminger; David and Sheri Parchman Starnes; grandchildren Sheryl Roberts Corley and husband Sean, Kyle Starnes, Jacob and Megan Sudderth Starnes; and great-grandchildren, Lillian and Eleanor Starnes and Elise Corley. She is preceded in death by her husband, Billy Gene Star.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 13, 2015 4:56:37 AM

Obituary: Bruce Lee Lewis '74
CDR Bruce Lee Lewis, USN Ret., 63, passed peacefully in his sleep on Friday, August 7, 2015. 
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1974. He served for 20 years as a surface warfare officer, including command of the USS Sumter (LST-1181). After retiring from the Navy in August 1994, Bruce earned his Master's Degree in Education from ODU to fulfill his lifelong dream to teach. He began teaching special education at Salem High School, his.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 13, 2015 4:51:03 AM

Obituary: Verne Beckley Whitehead '59
Verne B. Whitehead Tucson, AZ Sept. 27, 1937 to Aug. 1, 2015 Verne went home to his Lord on August 1. He was preceded in death by his parents, Beck and Bea Whitehead, of Canton, Illinois. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Judy; and six children: Teresa Steenson, Michelle Bennett, Michael Whitehead, Thomas Whitehead, Lyn Saverino and David Bryant; numerous grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Verne was a 1959 graduate of Annapolis Naval Academy. He retired and lived in Aransas.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 5:25:48 AM

Obituary: James White Egerton '56
James White Egerton, Captain, U.S. Navy, Retired, of Monterey, CA died Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. Jim was born on August 3, 1933 to Katherine W. Egerton and Weldon D. Egerton in Louisburg, NC. He graduated from Louisburg High School in 1951, and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1956. He married Helen Mary Rugland, of Appleton, WI on December 19, 1965 while earning a Master of Science in Communications Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School in.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 3:24:24 PM

Obituary: William Russell Pigott '54
William R. "Bill" Pigott died at his home in Coupeville on July 23, 2015 at the age of 84. Funeral services for Bill will be held at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 3 at Wallin Funeral Home in Oak Harbor with Rev. Paul Pluth, JCL officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery in Coupeville. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall at St. Mary Catholic Church for family and friends. Arrangements are entrusted to Wallin Funeral Home and Cremation, LLC, Oak Harbor, Wash.
obituar.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:16:58 AM

Obituary: Charles Edwin Gurney III '52
(May 30, 1930 - August 4, 2015) RADM Charles E. (Hi) Gurney III, died at home surrounded by family August 4. Born May 30, 1930 to a Navy family, his education included Coronado HS, the USNA (1952), and Stanford University (Master's, International Relations). During a Midshipman detachment to NAS Jacksonville, he met the love of his life, Ann Malstrom.. They married after graduation. He spent his Navy career mostly in destroyers with a couple of years in minesweepers and some time in afloat staff.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:11:58 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Margaret (William C. Greenlaw '54)
Margaret J. (Peg) Greenlaw, 81, a resident of Severna Park for 50 years, passed away suddenly on August 5, 2015 due to complications related to a fall she suffered in February. Peg was born on November 8, 1933 in Everett, Massachusetts to the late Josephine and Thomas Toomey. She was raised in Lynn, MA and graduated from St. Mary's High School in Lynn in 1951. Following her marriage to Bill Greenlaw, she lived in Newport, RI, New London, CT, Pearl Harbor, HI, Saratoga Springs, NY, and Milan and .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:45:36 AM

Obituary: James Bruce Risser '49
JAMES BRUCE RISSER Commander, USN (Ret.) September 18, 1926 ~ August 3, 2015 On Monday evening, August 3, 2015, James B. Risser passed away at Ingleside at King Farm in the company of his wife and daughter. Bruce was born in Lima, Ohio in 1926. Later the family moved to Bay City, Michigan. The history of the Risser family goes back to 1739 in Elizabethtown, PA where Reverend Peter Risser was a Lutheran Pastor. Following high school graduation, Bruce was an embryo electrical engineer in the Iowa .... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 10, 2015 1:31:08 PM

Obituary: Richard Ronald Dowdy '94
Richard "Rick" Dowdy, 43, died on August 4, 2015 in Woodland Park, Colorado. He was born at Moody Air Force Base, Valdosta, Georgia on March 23, 1972. He was a 1994 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserves, and employed as a Systems Engineer at Lockheed Martin.
He will forever be remembered by his wife and children as a great, loving Dad and the most amazing man they have ever known. He was the best husband, father, son and friend anyone could have.
He was act.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 06, 2015 2:46:02 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Virginia (Wilton T. Sanders Jr. '47)
Virginia Jones Sanders, 93, died peacefully at home in Black Hawk, Mississippi on July 15, 2015, of congestive heart failure.
Born July 1, 1922, in Calhoun City, Mississippi, Virginia was the only child of John Russell Jones and Mable Robertson Jones, owners of J.R. Jones grocery in Black Hawk. Mr. and Mrs. Jones also served as postmaster and later as, postmistress, and are still remembered in Carroll County as persons of extraordinary compassion and generosity. 
Virginia's early childhoo.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 06, 2015 8:28:48 AM

Obituary: John Simonson Ekstrom '59
John Simonson Ekstrom, Capt. U.S. Navy, Retired, 79, of Locust Grove, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. John was born on May 12, 1936, to Swen Edmund and Elizabeth (Simonson) Ekstrom, in Ironwood, Mich. He graduated from Luther L. Wright High School, attended Bullis Prep School and received a bachelor of science in Naval Science at the U.S. Naval Academy, class of 1959. He married Rosalie Ann Lucas on Feb. 24, 1962, while stationed at Mayport Naval Sta.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 4:19:34 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carolyn (William A.J. Lewis II '40)
On the evening of July 30, 2015, Carolyn Lewis Locke died peacefully of natural causes in her home, surrounded by her loved ones. 
Carolyn was born to Ruby and Vernon Cupp on March 18, 1917 in Ruston, LA. She was educated at local schools and was a graduate of Louisiana Polytechnic Institute. In 1940, she married her high school sweetheart, William Andrew Jackson (Billy) Lewis II, a recent graduate of the United States Naval Academy. Carolyn moved with him on his assignments to naval bases.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 03, 2015 4:37:31 PM

Obituary: Richard Stewart Moore Jr. '70
Richard S. Moore Jr., 66, of Midlothian, Va., died July 30, 2015. Rick was born in Bethesda, Md., and was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1970. He served for 23 years as a surface warfare officer, including command of the USS Taurus and USS Bagley. He retired in January, 1993. Rick is survived by his partner of 21 years, Sharon Peyronel, who was with him at the time of his death; his parents, Richard and Betty Moore of Clifton, Va.; and his sons, Richard Moore III of Richmond, Joh.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 03, 2015 4:30:30 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Carol (John R. Hunt '60)
CAROL M. HUNT (nee Fraser), passed away July 30, 2015 surrounded by her family. Carol was born in Lakewood, OH and attended Magnificat High School, class of 1962 and also attended Cleveland State University. Beloved wife of the late John R. "Jack"; loving mother of Sean (Jill), Heather, and Leslie Young (Matt); dear grandmother of six grandchildren: Lauren, Connor, Shannon, Caroline, Cassidy and Charlotte; sister of Robert and David Fraser. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday August 3, 2015 at.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 03, 2015 4:22:09 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Rhoda (Walter W. Schwartz Jr. '45)
Rhoda Tolford Stone died peacefully on July 2, 2015 at home surrounded by family. She was born on September 19, 1922 in Portland, Maine to Dr. Ronald J. and Margaret Tolford. She graduated from Deering High School and attended the University of Maine. After moving to Sarasota Florida in 1993, she volunteered at Mote Marine Laboratory and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. She was predeceased by her first husband, Capt. Walter W. Schwartz, Jr., USN, her second husband, Col. John N. Stone, USAF, an.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 03, 2015 4:11:24 PM

Obituary: Anthony Dennis Rusiewski '60
Anthony Dennis "Denny" Rusiewski, 78, of Avon Lake, Ohio, formerly of Arnold, Md., and the greater Detroit, Mich., area, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in St. John Medical Center, Westlake, Ohio.
He was born January 19, 1937, in Canonsburg.
Mr. Rusiewski lived in Avon Lake for the past 26 years. 
He was a 1954 graduate of Canonsburg High School. Following graduation, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., where he studied general engineering and played on t.... Click here to Read more

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:21:49 AM

Obituary: Martin David Marder '48
M. David "Dave" Marder, a resident of Hingham, MA, died peacefully with his family by his side on July 27, 2015, at age 89. A native of Orange, New Jersey, Dave graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1947, and served on several Navy ships in the Pacific, as well as Assistant Professor of Naval Science at Yale University, as part of the ROTC program. Dave's post-Navy career included marketing and management roles, and as a management consultant, he founded and was president of a firm which.... Click here to Read more
Friday, July 31, 2015 7:18:45 AM

Obituary: Jerry Elwyn Jensen '59
Jerry Elwyn Jensen was born October 29, 1937 in Oklahoma City, OK to Cecil & Lucille Kolb Jensen. He passed from this life Saturday, July 25, 2015. An above average student, he graduated from Classen High School in 1955. With the recommendation of Oklahoma Senator Mike Monroney, he received an appointment to the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He left the Naval Academy in January 1956 to enter the US Army. He completed the US Army Military Police School, Army Language School (Chinese-Mand.... Click here to Read more
Friday, July 31, 2015 4:36:11 AM

Obituary: Louie Brodsgaard Knudsen '45
Louie Brodsgaard Knudsen, 94, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Village Senior Residence in Missoula. He passed away due to natural causes.
Louie was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He attended Central High School; sailed as a Sea Scout on nearby Carter Lake, Iowa; and joined the Naval Reserve, making annual cruises on the Great Lakes. He studied at the University of Nebraska.
U.S. Sen. George W. Norris appointed Louie to the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1945. Louie participated in yacht racing on .... Click here to Read more

Friday, July 31, 2015 3:49:19 AM

Obituary: Jennings Calvert Tolley '65
Jennings C. "JC" Tolley, 72, of Wingate passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Chesapeake Woods Center. He was born in Cambridge on Jan. 23, 1943, and was a son of the late Calvert Brice and Kathryn Todd Tolley of Toddville. He was raised in Toddville and attended South Dorchester High School and graduated from Bullis School, Silver Spring, in 1962. He was appointed to the United States Naval Academy and attended until he decided to return home to operate the family seafood processing busine.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:53:17 AM

Obituary: Frithiof Norris Sagerholm Jr. '49
Frithiof Norris Sagerholm Jr. 'Sag' of Ocean City, New Jersey passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015. He was 90 years old. He was born Tuesday, April 28, 1925 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania He attended Catholic Schools and because he excelled, he graduated at 17 and was awarded a full academic scholarship to Carnegie Institute of Technology, which he declined, and instead moved to Baltimore, Maryland to work at the Glen L. Martin Plant building the Martin Mariner PBM Seaplane. Just before his 18th bir.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:41:44 AM

Obituary: Russell Harold Hermanson '68
Russell Harold Hermanson, 69, of LaCrosse, WI was called Home by his Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on Friday afternoon, July 17, 2015. Russ married the love of his life, Marguerite Ender Hermanson on September 9, 1972, and counted it a privilege to share almost 44 years of marriage and life partnership. Their individual and shared commitment to Jesus Christ was the center of their life together. Russ' prayer was that his children, grandchildren, and all who know him would cultivate a personal fai.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:32:08 AM

Obituary: Edward Wilcox Featherston '58
On July 19, 2015, Edward W. Featherston, MD, devoted husband of C. Lynn Featherston; loving father of Edward W. "Ned" Featherston, Jr. and his wife Jill A. Basye-Featherston. Predeceased by son David J. L. Featherston and brothers Frank Hunter Featherston and John H. Featherston, Jr.. Cherished grandfather of Alicia A. Basye-Featherston and Lucas W. Santos-Basye. Dear twin brother of Robert "Keith" Featherston and his wife Dianne C. Featherston. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Ed gradu.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 30, 2015 7:28:14 AM

Obituary: Raymond Henry Bates '45
Raymond Henry Bates Captain, SC,USN (Ret), age 93, died Tuesday July 28, 2015 at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers. Ray was born in Salem, MA on July 27, 1922 to Congressman George and Nora (Jennings) Bates and was the brother of Congressman William H. Bates. 
He was in the graduating class of 1939 of Salem High School. He attended Randles Prep. School preparing for Annapolis, entered the U.S. Naval Academy by Naval Reserve appointment and graduated with the class of 1945 from the Navy .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:50:49 AM

Obituary: John Joseph MacPherson '52
John MacPherson (November 21, 1928-July 21, 2015)
Carmel by the Sea, CaliforniaJohn J. MacPherson walked quietly and peacefully into the light at home surrounded by his family on July 21st. John grew up in Lynn, Massachusetts and attended St. Marys High School. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy class of 52 and the Naval Post Graduate school. He served his country as a pilot and meteorologist for 34 years. His military career took him all over the world with his family of six .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:18:25 AM

Obituary: Prescott Whitaker Palmer Jr. '44
LCDR Prescott Whitaker Palmer, Jr., USN (ret), 93, a retired naval officer, passed away quietly on June 21, 2015 in his home at Springfield's Greenspring Village retirement center, where he has lived since 2003. Mr. Palmer was born on August 22, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York to Prescott W. Palmer, and Margaret Beattie Palmer. He graduated from South Side High School in Rockville Centre, New York in 1937. He continued his education at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, graduatin.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 27, 2015 11:32:13 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Anne (Melvin R. Etheridge '43)
Anne Ennis Etheridge, 92, of Simsbury, CT, beloved wife of the late Melvin R. Etheridge, (Capt., USN, Ret), died Friday, July 17, 2015 at her home. She was born in Annapolis, MD, daughter of the late William B. Ennis and the Margaret Ann (Prout) Ennis. She graduated from Annapolis High School in 1940 and attended Goucher College, in Baltimore, MD for 2 years before marrying her college sweetheart, Ensign Melvin R. Etheridge in 1942 (Class of 1943), before he left to join the Pacific submarine fo.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 27, 2015 11:12:56 AM

Obituary: Matthew Martin Stromberg '90
On Saturday July 11th 2015 Matthew Martin Stromberg went peacefully home to be with our Lord and savior in the kingdom of heaven. He was 47 years old and is survived by his wife Angela Stromberg, parents Russ and Tricia Stromberg and brother Rusty Stromberg. Matt was a graduate of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD where he went on to became a naval aviator. In 1996 upon returning from his deployment to South Korea he was diagnosed with brain cancer. After surviving major surgery and cancer trea.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 27, 2015 11:09:25 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Charles Baldwin '53 & David Wagner '53)
Elizabeth Mattie Baldwin Wagner, of Bonita Springs, FL and Potomac, MD, passed away on July 22, 2015 of natural causes. She was born in Pensacola, FL to Rear Admiral Dominic Lewis and Edith Hill Mattie.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Captain Charles C. Baldwin, USN (Ret.); second husband, Commander David F. Wagner, USN (Ret); and her brother, D. Lewis 'Cap' Mattie.
She is survived by her five children, Elizabeth Gresh (Wil), Charles Carroll Baldwin, Jr. (Angela), Anne Be.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 27, 2015 9:47:13 AM

Obituary: Dana Estes II '51
Dana Estes II, age 86, of Keedysville, Md. passed away peacefully Monday, July 20, 2015, at his home after a period of declining health.
He was born in Brookline, Mass., September 17, 1928, son of Frederick M. and Dorris E. (Leland) Estes. Dana earned his BS at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; BS in Physics at U.S. Navy Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., and BS in Education at the University of Maine, Farmington, Maine.
Dana retired September 30, 1971, as a Commander in the U.S. Na.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 23, 2015 10:24:06 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Kitson (John R. Fisher '47)
(Mary) Kitson Overymyer Fisher. Wednesday evening, January 28th, 2015 while soft Hawaiian music played, 90 years old Kitson Overmyer Fisher of Fountain Hills, Arizona quietly slipped away. Several years earlier she had suffered a stroke while dreaming she was on her way to a Party. She had spent the years since incessantly trying to get to that Party. Now she finally got to go, leaving the Alzheimer's behind. A funeral service will be held Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the United States Na.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 23, 2015 10:03:32 AM

Obituary: Adam Clarke White '50
Adam Clarke White passed away with dignity and love on Sunday, July 12, 2015, in Culpeper, Va. He lived a remarkable and patriotic Christian life of 88 years since his birth in Natchez, Mississippi on November 5, 1927, to parents, David Lindsay White and Lida Morgan.The family moved to New Orleans in 1933, where he graduated from Fortier High School in 1944. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1950, was commissioned a Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, when he married Dorothy Mar.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:09:51 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Lucy Ann (William J. Roach '54)
Lucy Ann Roach, our beloved mother, sister and friend, and resident of Daleville, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2015, at age 81, in the loving company of her children. Born in Cumberland, Maryland on January 28, 1934, Lucy was raised in Baltimore with her three sisters, where she attended Seton Catholic Preparatory and Notre Dame of Maryland University. She met her husband, Lt. Col. William Joseph Roach, at a formal dance, where he was an invited member of a military escort group from the N.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 4:54:20 AM

Obituary: William McBrayer Calhoun '67
Surrounded by family, Captain William McBrayer Calhoun, USN (Ret.) passed quietly away at home on July 17, 2015. He was highly respected by all and a trusted friend to many. Treasured by his family, he is survived by his wife Jane, his two daughters, Jane Calhoun Hans and Ann Calhoun Bednash and their families, and his twin sons, Marcus Calhoun and William Calhoun, his grandson Jack McBrayer Sullivan Calhoun, and his granddaughter Pepper Ann Hans. 
Bill was known as a true Southern gentlem.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 4:43:14 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Alexandra (Nathaniel W. James III '39)
Alexandra ‘Alix’ James peacefully passed away, surrounded by her family, after a brief illness on Friday, July 17th, 2015 at Piper Shores in Scarborough. Alix was born on October 5th, 1926 in Newport, Rhode Island to Isabella and Bernard Austin.
Alix grew up in Annapolis, Maryland, daughter of a distinguished Vice Admiral and decorated WWII veteran. After attending local schools, she enrolled in Connecticut College where she studied English, graduating in 1948. She moved to Boston w.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 8:52:09 AM

Obituary: Rodney Wallace Wilson '44
Rodney Wallace Wilson, age 93, of Wilmington, DE, died peacefully on July 17, 2015, of kidney and heart failure while at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington as a patient of Delaware Hospice. He was a long-time resident of Chalfonte in North Wilmington.
Born July 1, 1922 in West New York, N.J., as the only child of Joseph K. and A. Ruth Wilson, Rod lived several places in North Jersey during his youth and graduated from Teaneck High School in 1938. He attended Bergen Junior College until he recei.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 20, 2015 8:37:54 AM

Obituary: Marvin Dale Marsh '48
Marvin Dale Marsh, Captain, United States Navy (Retired), United States Naval Academy Class of 1948, of The Fairfax, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, crossed over the bar on 18 July 2015. Born on 25 July 1925 in Webb City, MO. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Bransby on 4 June 1948. He dearly loved his family and is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary Elizabeth, his beloved children, Mary Roxanne Himmelberger and William Edward Marsh, eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He is preceded i.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 20, 2015 7:42:27 AM

Obituary: George William Knighton Jr. '53
George William Knighton, Jr. (May 20, 1930 ~ July 14, 2015)
George was born in Hood River, Oregon and worked in his family's restaurant. After high school he enlisted in the Navy and attended Navy prep school before entering the Naval Academy in June 1949. He graduated in June 1953 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. George met Patricia Mildred Davis in high school and they were married on August 28, 1953 in Tucson, Arizona. He accepted a commission in the Air Force and earned.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 20, 2015 5:19:04 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marianne (Donald L. Wyckoff '44)
Mary Anna (Marianne) was born May 15, 1922 to Leo B. and Mary R. Smith in Middletown, OH. She passed away surrounded by her family on July 1, 2015 of natural causes. She was a resident of Walnut Creek 41 years.
Upon graduation from high school, she went on to Good Samaritan School of Nursing, graduated in October 1943 and earned her RN shortly thereafter. On June 24, 1944 she was commissioned as an Ensign, Nurse Corps, U.S. Naval Reserve and ordered to Great Lakes Naval Hos- pital, Great Lakes .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 16, 2015 2:53:57 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Sandra (Richard B. Nygaard '57)
We invite you to celebrate the life of Sandy Nygaard, a local award winning artist, business leader and founder of Sandy's Touch of Gold. She was an amazing wife of 58+ years, mother and grandmother who made friends everywhere she went as she traveled the U.S. and the world. 
Sandra Barnum Nygaard (Sandy) was born on May 9th, 1937 to RADM Robert (USNA '33) and Audrey Barnum in New Rochelle, New York. In 1943, the family moved to Santiago, Chile where her father was assigned as Military Lia.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 16, 2015 2:48:44 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Cornelia (Harry N. Key Jr. '48)
Cornelia Buck Key, age 88 of Lampasas, TX died Friday July 10, 2015 at home. Cornelia was born in Elmira, NY, April 6, 1927 the daughter of Joseph Wallace Buck and Marjorie Ball (Eldredge) Buck. She attended Emma Willard School, graduating in 1944. She later attended Wheaton College in Massachusetts and received a B.A. in Art History in 1948. Upon college graduation she and a group of friends boarded a ship and went to Northern England, there to cycle around the country. Cornelia moved to New Yo.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 16, 2015 2:40:51 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Archie R. Fields '41)
Dorothy Province Fields, beloved wife and mother, passed away at the age of 93 on July 5, 2015. Born in Irvine, Kentucky to James Henry Province and Vivian Page Province, Dorothy was orphaned at an early age and reared by extended family members in Russellville, KY; Detroit MI; and finally by Harry and Lena Welker in Whitesburg, KY. There she met her husband-to-be, Archie Reid Fields, a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman who was home on summer leave. The couple was married upon Archie's graduation an.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 16, 2015 2:32:25 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Harriette (John L. Marocchi '42)
Harriette Horner Marocchi, 87, passed away on July 5, 2015. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Walter W. Horner; and second husband, Ret. Rear Admiral John L. Marocchi; and sister, Nettie Gordon. She is survived by her children, Ellen H. Elliott (Bill), Dennis W. Horner, Flora H. Satterwhite (Darvin) and W. Mooring Horner; eight grandchildren, five great-grandsons; sisters, Wren Putney and Shirley Stoneham; as well as several nieces and nephews. After raising her family, Harriette w.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 16, 2015 2:21:20 PM

Obituary: Timothy Paul Biggs '75
(1/27/1953 - 7/6/2015) Timothy Paul Biggs of Warrenton Virginia, born in Greensville, SC, son of Gerald and Patricia Biggs of Tulsa Oklahoma, passed away July 06, 2015 surrounded by family Raised in Vincennes Indiana and a graduated from Rivet High School in 1971 after which he was an accepted nominee and graduate of Annapolis Naval Academy. Tim received Shipman of the Year in his senior year, and given the honorary title of "Admiral of the Chesapeake Bay" by Maryland Governor Marvin Mandel. Tim.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 1:21:17 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Arline (Duane J. Phillips '75)
Arline Marie (Pires) Phillips, 61, of Winthrop, Maine, passed away on July 11, 2015 following a heroic three year battle against pancreatic cancer. Her positive attitude and desire to aggressively treat this condition were an inspiration to all at Maine Generals Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care and resulted in the doctors modifying treatment regimens for those experiencing pancreatic cancer. She truly made a difference. She was born to the late Arthur and Arline Pires of Swansea, MA, and aft.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 1:00:01 PM

Obituary: William James Flood '64
William James Flood, 73, of Greer, SC, died peacefully with his family surrounding him on July 3, 2015 at Greer Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late William Flood and Stephanie (Derda) Britton of CA. After graduating high school, Bill went to the United States Naval Academy then onto CA State College at Long Beach earning a degree in Applied Physics. He also earned a Masters Degree in Project Management from Steven's Institute of Technology. He was predeceased in death by his brother Ja.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:36:24 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Ray J. Anderson '55)
Nancy J. Anderson, 81, of Richmond, IL, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015, at her residence, with family by her side.
Nancy was born in Detroit, MI on April 10, 1934, a daughter of the late Albert and Mary (Tobias) Tomasek. She was a graduate of Redford High School, in Detroit graduating in 1952 and worked at the National Bank of Detroit during and after high school. She was married to Ensign Ray J. Anderson on June 11, 1955, in Detroit and he died Jan. 16, 2012. 
They lived in Norfolk, V.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:30:40 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Susan (Charles R. Dedrickson II '78)
Susan Dedrickson, 58, devoted and beloved wife, mother, daughter and sister, passed Saturday, June 13, 2015 at her home on the lake surrounded by family. Susan was born April 23, 1957, in Sioux Falls, SD to Richard and Sandy Sarver. In 1979, Susan graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in nursing. She obtained her Masters in Nursing in 1992, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and then again in 1997, she graduated as a Nurse Anesthetist. Susan worked as a nurse anesthet.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 1:57:47 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jeanne (George A. Gardes '42)
Jeanne Menges Smith Gardes, age 96, of Austell, GA, passed away on June 22, 2015. She was born November 30, 1918, to R. Paul Smith and Henrietta Faust Menges Smith in Frederick, MD, and grew up in Hagerstown, MD. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, George A. Gardes; her sister Lois Harrison, and her sister Polly Moyer. She graduated from Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, VA, and served as a Navy Lt. J.G. during World War II. While in the Navy, she met her husband, Cmdr. George .... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 13, 2015 2:19:32 PM

Obituary: John Thomas Hines Jr. '71
John Thomas "J.T." Hines, Jr., 67, passed away July 8, 2015 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. The son of John (Sr.) and Jan Hines, he was born January 9, 1948 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was the owner of J. T. Hines Plumbing, Inc. and most recently was a home improvement contractor.
He graduated as a member of the Class of '66 of Central High School in Sioux City, Iowa, where he was also a four year member of a winning football team. Following high school he attended the United States Naval Aca.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 13, 2015 3:18:29 AM

Obituary: Arthur Herbert Tagland '42
Lt. Cmdr. Arthur H. Tagland USN (retired), born to Lt. Cmdr. Orly and Ruth Tagland in New York City on 6 March 1920, passed away at home, 24 May 2015, at age 95. Arthur Tagland Arthur grew up in San Diego (Burlingame), New York State (Iona Island) and the Panama Canal Zone (Coca Sola), where his father, Lt. Cmdr. Orly Tagland was Supply Officer at the Naval Submarine Base. Art graduated from Cristobal High School in Panama in 1936 and then attended Severn School in Maryland for two years. Severn.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2015 9:32:06 AM

Obituary: Russell Cletus Koppenhaver '55
Russell C. Koppenhaver, age 82, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at his daughter’s home in Pine Grove. He was formerly of Halifax. Russell was born in Elizabethville, Pa.. the son of the late John Koppenhaver and Pauline Gonder Berry. He was the widower of Edna Neil Koppenhaver.He was a graduate of the former Elizabethville High School and attended the Naval Academy. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.Russell was a retired logistics analyst for the Naval Dept. in Arlington,.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2015 9:21:05 AM

Obituary: John Winton Klinefelter '48
Capt. John Winton Klinefelter (USN Ret) of the 800 Block of West 52nd Street passed away peacefully on July 4th, 2015 at Sentara General Hospital. Captain Klinefelter was born in Seattle, Washington, and had lived in Norfolk for the past 44 years. A Naval Academy graduate, "Capt'n Jack" served his country for thirty years. In addition to his distinguished naval career, he served his community as a volunteer for the American Red Cross and for various transportation planning committees. He also se.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2015 9:05:34 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Shirley & Frank Monroe Urban '51
Frank and Shirley Urban, united in life and now together in death, died within 24 hours of each other on June 23rd and June 24th. Frank Urban passed on June 23rd after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Shirley Urban passed on June 24th after a heart attack that is best characterized, according to emergency room doctors, as classic cardiomyopathy, also known as a "broken heart." A joint Service will be held on Monday, July 6, 2015 at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 16275 Pomerado Road, Pow.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 11:30:27 AM

Obituary: Donald Stephen Lawrence '53
Donald S. Lawrence (Jan. 13, 1930 - Jul. 1, 2015 )
Donald S. Lawrence of Venice, FL, formerly of King George, VA, died after a brief illness on July 1, 2015. He was 85 years old. 
A native of Hartford, Connecticut, Donald attended the US Naval Academy, receiving his commission as an Ensign in 1953. Upon graduation, he attended the U.S. Naval Submarine School, and served on the USS RAY (SSR-271), the USS COBBLER (SS-344), USS LAFAYETTE (SSBN-616), and USS BASHAW (AGSS-241). He assumed comm.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 8:29:13 AM

Obituary: Theodore Neale Rosser Jr. '62
T. Neale Rosser, Jr., 74, son of the late T.N. and Mary (nee Stephens) Rosser, left us on June 29, 2015. Surviving are wife of 49 years Gloria ("Bo"), daughter Morgan Hess (Chris), son Tyson Rosser (Kristen), sister Ruth Rosser Hayes (Paul), and six grandsons.
After his 1958 graduation from Howe H.S, Neale attended and was graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1962, with active Navy duty following. His civilian career was as an electrical/mechanical engineer with Raytheon for 35 years in his.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 06, 2015 11:16:19 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joanie (Charles D. Grojean '46)
(June 4, 1925 - June 11, 2015)
Joanie Stewart Grojean passed away on June 11, 2015, in Louisville, CO. She had lived a life that was long, rich, and adventurous, full of the love of family and friends. She died peacefully in the night, holding the hand of her granddaugter, and surrounded by the love of her family.
Joanie collected beauty wherever she went and is remembered for instilling creativity and artistic talent in her children and grandchildren as well as a sense of the magic of nature .... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 06, 2015 10:34:14 AM

Obituary: Burniel Knight Greenwood '46
Burniel Knight Greenwood. Lieutenant Commander, USNR (Ret), died on July 2, 2015 in Virginia Beach surrounded by his loving family, nieces Heidi Johnson and Allison Dickson and his nephew Joshua Stiffler. He was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on 12 March 1923, the second son of James C. and Ella V. Greenwood. He attended Hastings College in Hastings Nebraska from 1939 to 1942. He entered the United States Naval Academy with a congressional appointment on 15 July 1942-and - graduated with the class of.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 06, 2015 10:18:56 AM

Obituary: David Charles Richardson '36
Vice Admiral David Charles Richardson passed away peacefully in his San Diego home on Saturday, June 13, 2015. He died at age 101. His family was with him and celebrated his life well lived. David was born in Meridian, Mississippi in 1914, the only child of Isaiah and Anne Kate Richardson. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout, graduated from Marion Institute and attended the United States Naval Academy. He graduated with the class of 1936, and after two years on the battleship Tennessee, was assign.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 06, 2015 10:14:41 AM

Obituary: William Hugh Spratling '44
William Hugh Spratling (9/4/1921 - 6/29/2015)
William Hugh (Bill) Spratling was born on September 4, 1921 in Hogansville, Georgia.
After graduating from the Naval Academy, he proudly served his country as an officer on a destroyer, the U. S. S. Eberle. Bill was recognized for his role during World War II when he fought for the liberation of France. He was awarded the Legion of Honour (Honor) by the French Government. The award was first established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802 to recognize na.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 02, 2015 7:20:06 AM

Obituary: David Charles Morency '61
David "Dave" Charles Morency, educator and beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, died at his home in Williston on Saturday, June 27, 2015, after a brief illness. He was surrounded by his family and buoyed by the support of his much-loved sister and brother, as well as many other relatives, friends and colleagues. Dave was born in Salem, Mass., on Sept. 11, 1938, to the late Joseph and Irene Morency. He grew up in a loving extended family that included his two siblings and two.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 02, 2015 7:02:15 AM

Obituary: Thomas Warren Madigan '45
Thomas "Tom" Warren Madigan passed away in Denver, Colorado on June 15, 2015. He was born to Garnett and James Madigan on August 5, 1921 in Denver. Tom was a graduate of East High School and went on to study engineering at the School of Mines before entering the US Naval Academy. He served on the USS Chester during WWII, retiring in 1964 as a Lieutenant Commander. After retirement from the Navy, the family moved to Denver where he began a second career as navigator and flight instructor for Unit.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 02, 2015 6:49:41 AM

Obituary: Warren Stanley Dodd Jr. '48
W. Stanley Dodd, Jr., 92, of Melbourne, Florida passed away on June 27, 2015. He was born May 5, 1923, in Atlanta, Ga., the son of late Caroline (Kitty) and Stanley Dodd, Sr. His late sister, Caroline Nichols was his only sibling. On May 22, 1953, he married Carolyn Duley. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1948 and served in the U.S. Navy as an officer through the early 1950's. After his discharge, he began his career as a real estate broker, following in his father's footstep.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 02, 2015 6:39:46 AM

Obituary: Paul Cecil Stimson '76
Santa Rosa cyclist Paul Stimson dies at 62Clark Mason, The Press Democrat12 June 2015
Less than two months before he died from a neurological disease, Paul Stimson threw a big party for himself - a bit like having your own funeral while you're still alive - and invited all his friends to come and celebrate his life with him. The April event at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building drew close to 200 people, a kind of who's who of the Sonoma County bicycling community, including former pro cy.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 11:35:31 AM

Obituary: Donald Leslie Larson '46
Donald L. Larson, 92, of Lakeport Square, Leesburg, passed away on June 16, 2015. He was born on June 27, 1922, to Alfred Leslie and Ruth Larson on their farm outside Cottonwood, Minnesota. Donald's grandmother Amelia was the midwife. Donald and his wife Vi moved to the Villages in 2007 and then to Leesburg, FL in 2009. He married Violet I. Nelson in Carmel, CA on Sept. 16, 1972. Vi preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 2010. Also preceding him in death were brothers Roger and Curtis Larson. As a boy.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 10:11:01 AM

Obituary: Stephen James Cunniff '56
Stephen James Cunniff (October 28, 1931 - June 26, 2015) Stephen James Cunniff, 83 of Hilton Head Island, passed away on June 26, 2015 after a brief illness. Stephen was born in Holyoke, MA on October 28, 1931, son of Rear Admiral James Francis Cunniff, and Helen Mary (Lawrence) Cunniff. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis MD, and graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He worked as a top regional sale.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 8:14:33 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Virginia (Douglas S. Bishop '69)
Virginia "Ginny" Knight Bishop, 66, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully in the company of loved ones on June 20, 2015 at Munson Medical Center. Ginny was born in Standish on Aug. 29, 1948, the oldest of three children of John and Margaret Knight. Ginny grew up in her family's hometown of Sterling and graduated from Standish-Sterling High School in 1966 before attending Central Michigan University. In 1969 Ginny and her husband, Doug Bishop, who had just completed his education at the United.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 7:57:39 AM

Obituary: Charles Birney Bishop '42
Captain Charles B. Bishop died on July 18th, 2015 in San Diego CA at the age of 94. He was born 8 August 1920 in New Haven, Connecticut and raised there by his mother Kathleen. He attended the U. S. Naval Academy, graduating 19 December 1941. During WWII he served aboard USS Cummings (DD-365), USS O-7 (SS-68) and USS Piranha (SS-389). After the war he continued in the Navy serving as XO, USS Segundo (SS 398), CO USS Barb, XO USS Samuel B. Roberts (DD-823), CO USS Baya (AGSS-318), CO USS Bashaw (.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 7:52:57 AM

Obituary: Theodore Carlton Gerst '54
Lt Col Theodore (Ted) Gerst USAF (February 19, 1933 - June 28, 2015)
Lt. Col. Theodore "Ted" Gerst, USAF (retired), 82. of Rochester, formerly of Logansport, died at 12:55 a.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015, in St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Born February 19, 1933, in Logansport, he was the son of the late J. Samuel and Elinor R. (Block) Gerst.
A 1950 graduate of Logansport High School, Ted received a principal appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy from Congressman Charles Halleck. He grad.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 1:42:39 PM

Obituary: Thomas Stevenson Rogers '50
Thomas S. Rogers of Chester, MD passed away on June 22, 2015 at his home. He was 87.
Born on March 12, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of the late Thomas S. and Dorothy Lyons Rogers. He served in the US Navy for 30 years as a Naval Aviator and retired as a Captain.
Thomas is survived by his wife Ellen K Rogers; 6 children Michael Rogers of OH; Diane White of MD; Carol Rogers of NC; William Kirkconnell and his wife Becky of GA; Kristin Kirkconnell of WI; and Kate Farrell and her husband Chuc.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 29, 2015 12:38:35 PM

Obituary: David Slagle Gilbreath '60
David Slagle Gilbreath's last walk ended just short of home on Wednesday June 24th, 2015, in his 76th year. 
David's walk through life was rich. Born and raised in Indiana. Engineering graduate of the US Naval Academy in 1960 and from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1967. Pilot with 1000's of hours in A4 and A6 jets from multiple floating runways in many seas. Engineering and Physics Instructor at the US Naval Academy and New Mexico Military Institute. 
Married to Shirley Ringgenber.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 29, 2015 11:41:44 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Diane (Ross L. Mulford '50)
DIANE CLAYTON MULFORD Funeral Services celebrating the life of Diane Clayton Mulford of McLean and, most recently, Potomac Falls, Virginia, will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2015, at the Old Post Chapel, Ft. Myer, Arlington, Virginia. Internment at Arlington National Cemetery will follow the conclusion of the service, with a reception afterwards at the adjacent Ft. Myer Officers' Club. Diane, 85, passed away on March 17, 2015 following a brief hospitalization. A memorial service was pr.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 29, 2015 11:38:59 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Lois (William H. Borchert '48)
Lois Anne (Booth) Borchert, age 86, of Brookhaven, GA died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. She was born on May 24, 1929 in Parkside, PA, the daughter of Bess and John P. Booth. She was a 1947 graduate of Swarthmore High School. Upon graduation she worked for Sun Oil Company. She met William H. Borchert in October of 1947; they married on December 18, 1948. She was preceded in death by her parents and older sister Bettejeanne Hannum. Lois is survived by her husband of 66 ½ years Capt. William.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 29, 2015 11:32:44 AM

Obituary: John Clemons Brons '59
John Clemons Brons, June 19, 2015. Born in Chicago, Illinois on September 29th, 1937, Jack was the only child of the late Theodore J. Brons and Gene Brons.
On June 13th, 1959 he married his wife of 54 years, Ruth Brons. He is the father of Marianne Cooley, Betsy Snyder and Mickey Brons. He is the proud grandfather of 14: Cara and Ned Cooley, Drew, Brent, Mandy, Cory and TJ Snyder, and Edmund, Tess, Charlize, Jack, Miriam, Gil and Peter Brons.
After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 195.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:13:34 PM

Obituary: Fenner Samuel Corbett '46
Fenner Samuel Corbett, 91, died Thursday, June 18, 2015, after a brief battle with cancer. Born January 4, 1924, Fenner was the adopted son of Eva Vincent and Fenner Stickney Corbett.
Fenner gave his body to the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University for anatomical study. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 30 at 1 pm., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Greenville, NC. The family will receive friends at a reception in the Parish Hall following the service.
A native of Greenv.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 25, 2015 1:56:11 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Rosalie (Arden C. Llewellyn Jr. '57)
(June 1, 1934 - June 12, 2015) Rosalie F. Llewellyn, age 81, surrounded by family, died on Sacred Heart Friday, June 12, 2015. Rosalie was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Proleika, Sr., her mother, Anna, and her brother, Joseph, Jr. She is survived by her sister, Ann Marie (John) Heaney of New Jersey. Rosalie is also survived by her husband, Arden; children: Denys (Joseph) Koziar, Shawn (Sophie) Llewellyn, Susan Llewellyn, Deborah (Michael) Rowe, Mark (Deborah) Llewellyn, Lisa (Gregory) .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:10:52 AM

Obituary: George Edward Lawniczak Jr. '55
Dr. George E. Lawniczak, Jr. age 82, of Orlando, FL, passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Orlando. He was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, the eldest son of Virginia (Crabbe) and George E. Lawniczak, Sr. George graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1955 and retired as a Commander after 22 years, much of that time spent as a pilot serving on aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean. He earned a Doctorate from the University of Michgan in 1969 . After retiring from the Nav.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:05:11 AM

Obituary: Charles Preston McBrien '72
Charles P. McBrien, 64, of Edwardsville, born July 4, 1950, in Alton, Ill., died Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Carlyle, Ill. 
He held may positions at his church; trustee, treasurer, and church council administration team chair. He was active in scouting for 50 plus years, Eagle Scout, Order of Arrow, Silver Beaver, Legion of Honor, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Wood Badge. He founded pack 1316 at his church. He was very instrumental with the advancement of the members to the rank of Eagle.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:41:52 AM

Obituary: Thomas Barkley Wood '49
Capt. Thomas Barkley Wood, USN (Ret.), 88, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015.
Devoted husband, father, grandfather and great American patriot, he is survived by his wife of 59 years, Peggy Stenzel Wood, of Ashburn, VA, three children, Brian (Terrise), Alison, and Eric (Nancy Orloff), and six grandchildren.
Born March 1, 1927 in Joplin, Missouri, the son of Tom Barkley Wood and Ellen Bell Ezzell, "Barkley" grew up in Big Spring, Texas. An Eagle Scout, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Acade.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:15:07 PM

Obituary: Daniel Howard Evans '51
Commander Daniel H. Evans USN (Ret) died on June 20, 2015 in Naples, FL. He was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA. During World War II he enlisted in the Navy from High School and after discharge, attended Bucknell University. From Bucknell he entered the Naval Academy as a member of the class of 1951.
Upon graduation he served in the USS Bairoko (CVE-II5). After Bairoko, he entered flight training and was designated a Naval Aviator in 1953. After serving a three-year tour with Patrol Squadron Twenty-Tw.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 10:57:23 AM

Obituary: Richard Edmund Snyder '50
Judge RICHARD EDMUND SNYDER Passed peacefully on May 21, 2015 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland surrounded by his family. He was 87. Richard was married to Marion Bucher Snyder; they married on December 28, 1954. Richard was born on August 3, 1927 in Sarasota, NY. His father was William Snyder and his mother was Esther Dolittle Snyder. Richard had two siblings, William H. Snyder and Eleanor M. Snyder. Richard was a 1950 Naval Academy graduate. He served on the battleship .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 10:54:27 AM

Obituary: Olugbenro Michael Webb Adeyemi '99
Olugbenro "Ben" Michael Webb Adeyemi, 40, passed away 27 March 2015 in Memphis, Tennessee. Ben was a 1993 graduate from Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS, Saint Louis, Missouri) and a 1999 graduate from the United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, Maryland). He was Commissioned as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and served with Company A, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division (Camp Pendleton, California) from 1999-2004 earning a .... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 22, 2015 1:54:18 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Marianne (Cleve E. Loman Jr. '57)
Attorney Marianne R. Loman, Esq., 69, passed away June 1, 2015 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after a prolonged illness. She was surrounded by family. Marianne was born Mary Anne Klingelhoefer on October 28, 1945 in Hopewell, VA. She graduated from St. Margaret's school in Tappahannock, VA, and moved to the Washington area in 1963 to pursue college coursework as well as professional opportunities. It was while working by day and taking college courses by night that she met Mr. J.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 22, 2015 1:35:47 PM

Obituary: Robert William Selle '49
Robert William Selle (USNR) of Chestnut Hill entered into rest on June 17, 2015 at 1900 hrs. at the age of 89. US Naval Academy '49, Harvard Business School '50. He was the dear son of the late Emma (Hoeck) Selle and Harry William Selle of Minneapolis. He was the beloved husband of Katharine (Haffenreffer) Selle for 65 years. Devoted father of William and Deborah Selle, Marseilles, France; Dr. Ben and Kathy Selle, Wolfeboro, NH; Anne and Michel Spitzer, Jamaica Plain, MA; Janet and Hal Grant, Ha.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 22, 2015 1:30:24 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Bonnie (Eugene P. Cuccaro '70)
Bonnie Cuccaro, 67, wife of Eugene P. Cuccaro, died on Monday, June 15, 2015 at Midstate Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Born in Easton, PA on May 13, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Bernadette Gazda. She had resided in Meriden for most of her life and had graduated from Maloney High School.
Besides her husband Eugene, she is survived by four daughters, Alison Gibertoni and her husband Joseph of Meriden, Jill Gibertoni and her husband Stephen of Cheshire, Amy Cuccaro.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 18, 2015 11:46:21 AM

Obituary: Seymore Thomas Hays '47
Commander S.T. Hays, USN (Ret.), age 92, of Ocean Pines, MD died on Flag Day, Sunday, June 14, 2015. He was born May 26, 1923, son of the late Seymore T. and Mable (Thomason) Hays and reared in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas. He received a congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy. He graduated in June 1946 as a member of the 23rd Company in the class of 1947. After graduation, S. T. served 23 years active duty. At sea he served on four DDs (Frank Knox, John R. Pierce, Dealey, and W.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 18, 2015 7:48:09 AM

Obituary: Andrew Finch Hilliard '05
Lieutenant Commander Andrew "Drew" Finch Hilliard, U.S. Navy Reserve, died in Louisville on June 15, 2015, after living courageously with cancer for over five years. He was born on April 23, 1983, in Louisville and he was a resident of Anchorage. He was an account specialist at Lee & Mason Financial Services, Inc., and a Navy intelligence officer.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Robert Hook, Sr., and his paternal grandparents Walker Finch Hilliard and Frances Pryor Hil.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 18, 2015 6:05:28 AM

Obituary: Karl Frederick Cook '49
Captain Karl F. Cook, USN (Ret), 88, of Scottsville, VA, died Monday, June 8, 2015, at his residence. He was born on December 7, 1926, in Niles, Michigan, a son of the late Sheridan and Margaret (Schmidt) Cook. He was a graduate of Niles High School. He enlisted in the US Navy in December 1943 and retired in February 1979. He was married to his wife of 59 years, the former Mary Rita Grundy of South Bend, Indiana, who preceded him in death in July of 2008. Karl attended Western Michigan Universit.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 5:38:50 PM

Obituary: Bruce Howard Smith '77
Bruce H. Smith, 60, passed away suddenly on June 1, 2015 from natural causes at his home in Knoxville, Tenn. Bruce was a native of Scott Depot, W.Va. He was a graduate of Winfield High School, the United States Naval Academy and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Hartford). Bruce served as an officer in the U.S. Navy on the USS Enterprise and the USS Bainbridge. After leaving the Navy he spent his career in the nuclear power industry, working on projects throughout the United States. Bruce was a .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 5:32:24 PM

Obituary: Herbert Arthur Hincks '53
Herbert Arthur Hincks, 85, of Sanford, NC died peacefully at his home on Monday (06/01/15). Herb was born in St. Matthews, Kentucky, the son of the late Herbert Oswald and Gwendolyn Hincks. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harold Hincks. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Helen Jenkins Hincks; four sons, Herbert Arthur Hincks, Jr. (Sharon), Stephen Edward Hincks (Jennifer), John Harold Hincks, Thomas Clarke Hincks (Susan); and 10 grandchildren, Alexia, Kyle, Cory, Ben, Lauren, Steph.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 5:22:43 PM

Obituary: Richard Henry Ribbe '55
Richard Henry Ribbe (May 28, 1931 – June 13, 2015) 
Richard was born in Paterson, New Jersey to Henry J. Ribbe and Matilda Ribbe.
The family moved to Florida in 1943 where Richard was an avid Boy Scout and earned his Eagle Scout rank in 1947. After graduating from Lakeland High School he joined the U. S. Navy to begin a career in electronics. While in electronics school he took competitive examinations and won an appointment to The Naval Academy. After graduation he served in the Su.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:48:45 AM

Obituary: Paul Caffee Lovelace '38
(June 18, 1915 - May 27, 2015) Paul Caffee Lovelace
Last of the great Southern gentlemen, Paul was born in Marion, Alabama (just 16 miles from Selma) to Ruby and Paul Lovelace. He won an appointment to the United State Naval Academy graduating in the class of 1938 at the beginning of World War II. Paul served on ships on both coasts until entering Naval Aviation in 1944. He commanded a Carrier Attack Squadron of Torpedo planes till 1950, moving to jet fighters flying off Japan, Korea, and Taiwa.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 15, 2015 6:26:57 AM

Obituary: James Thomas Turner Jr. '69
James Thomas Turner, Jr., 68, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at a local hospital following a brief illness. He was born on November 4, 1946, in Muscatine, IA to the late James Turner and Arlene (Owens) Turner and was raised in Davenport, IA, where he graduated from Central High School. Following a year at St. Ambrose College in Davenport, Jim was selected to attend and later graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, where he met Virginia (Ginny) Witte.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 15, 2015 6:05:41 AM

Obituary: David Wilson Richardson '66
Dave Richardson passed on peacefully at his home in Coronado. Born into a Navy family, he grew up in Coronado and lived here permanently for the last 46 years. He attended Marion Military Institute in Marion, Al, for his high school years while his family was stationed in Italy.
Dave graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1966 and went on to flight training in Pensacola Fl. He flew P3’s, doing two tours in Vietnam with Patrol Squadron One. In 1970, he married Margaret Chamberlain at Waial.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 12, 2015 1:34:17 PM

Obituary: Sandy Ambrose Jones '79
Sandy Ambrose Jones was born on December 14, 1955 in Memphis Tenn., to Jessie and Bessie Jones. Sandy's last watch and final call occurred June 6, 2015, when he peacefully returned to his Creator and Lord at home with family present. Sandy leaves behind his loving wife, Carol, five beautiful children, Jaden Winchester (Chelsea), Christina Becerril (Eric), Theresa Jones, Sarah Ballejos, and Rachel Cranfill, one grandchild, Paul Michael, two sisters, Priscilla Jones and Catherine Jones, one lifelo.... Click here to Read more
Friday, June 12, 2015 12:20:50 PM

Obituary: Fred Eugene Little Jr. '44
FRED EUGENE LITTLE, JR, 94, of Wilmington, NC, passed away at The Commons at Brightmore on June 9, 2015. He was born in Wilmington, NC on October 5, 1920, son of Fred Eugene and Elizabeth Albright Little. He attended public schools in Wilmington as well as Porter Military Academy in Charleston, SC, and the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He graduated from Davidson College, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He served his country in World War II, stationed in North Afr.... Click here to Read more
Friday, June 12, 2015 10:22:22 AM

Obituary: Michael Allison Patten '51
Capt. Michael Allison Patten, USN Retired, 85, died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 8:10 p.m.
A native of Hamilton County, Tenn., he was the husband of Emily "Pemmy" Patten, who survives, and the son of John Alanson Patten and Catherine Allison Patten, both deceased.
Captain Patten was a graduate of The Baylor School, Chattanooga, Class of 1947, and the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1951. Upon graduating the Naval Academy, he was deployed for service .... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 12, 2015 10:11:16 AM

Obituary: Roy Ryan '45
Roy Ryan died peacefully on Monday, June 8, 2015, in Washington, DC at the age of 92. Born in Chrisney, Indiana in 1923, Mr. Ryan graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1944 and entered into the Naval submarine service as an ensign. After receiving his dolphins, he served as a submarine officer in the Pacific Fleet until the end of World War II, when he returned to the headquarters of the Atlantic submarine fleet in New London, CT. When he arrived, he immediately took leave to return to Evansv.... Click here to Read more
Friday, June 12, 2015 10:03:33 AM

Obituary: Kenneth Robert McCally '55
Kenneth R. McCally, 82, of Mansfield, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at his home. He was born January 18, 1933, in Mansfield, Ohio, to the late Luther H. McCally and Mabel E. (Gygax) McCally.
Ken was a 1951 graduate of Mansfield Senior High School. Ken was a gifted athlete in all sports, but played mostly basketball and baseball in high school and college. As a junior and senior at Mansfield Sr. High, he was voted First Team All-Ohio in basketball and Class AA Ohio Player of the Year in basketball.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 12, 2015 9:45:36 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Cynthia (James A. Pridmore '37)
Cynthia J. Pridmore passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at the age of 97. She was the widow of Capt. James A. Pridmore, USNA '37 and a graduate of Stanford University.
Cynthia was a long time VB volunteer: Grey Ladies, VB General Hospital Auxillary, Mayor's Committee for the Aging, Va Aquarium, VB Republican Party. She served 16 years as an elected Director, Va Dare Soil and Water Conservation District representing VB. 
She is survived by her son Alexander Pridmore, daughter Sally Griffith .... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 12, 2015 9:32:49 AM

Obituary: Robert Lee Morris Jr. '55
ROBERT LEE MORRIS, JR.  CIA Security Officer  
Robert Lee Morris, Jr., 83, retired Central Intelligence Agency Security Officer, died on June 6, 2015 at his home after a heart attack.
Mr. Morris was born in Pasadena, California. He was a survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He graduated from Randolph-Macon Academy in 1949. During 1951-1952, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy. He received his BA degree from Randolph-Macon College in 1955.
Mr. Morris jo.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 12, 2015 9:20:14 AM

Obituary: Richard Charles Henseler '55
Richard C. "Dick" Henseler, 82, of Carlisle, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 after a three year battle with cancer.
He was born on March 30, 1933 in Peoria, IL to the late Alexander and Marcella Ary Henseler.
Dick was a graduate of St. Mary’s Elementary School and Canton High School in Canton, IL. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating with the class of 1955. His first assignment was the Navy Supply Corps in Athens, GA. His next two assignments were aboard the U.S. Rankin .... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 08, 2015 12:37:02 PM


Steve Head, 57, of Paris, passed away Friday, June 5, 2015, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas while surrounded by his family. Steve’s death followed a courageous battle with malignant melanoma that lasted seven months.
Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 8th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Fortenberry officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service..... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 08, 2015 8:51:18 AM

Thomas Daniel Gallagher '62
(January 1, 1941 - May 12, 2015) Thomas Daniel Gallagher was a gentleman, patriot, friend, loving husband, and dedicated father and grandfather. Tom was born to his parents, the late Dr. Thomas and Mrs. Catherine McCullough Gallagher, on New Year's Day, 1941, in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Mary Alice Mulhern Gallagher, and their children Dr. Molly Gallagher Kolski, Tom Gallagher and wife Civic, Capt. Matthew Gallagher and wife Kelly, Katie Gallagher Coligado.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 08, 2015 8:31:16 AM

Obituary: Carl Edward Harris Jr. '60
Carl E. Harris, Jr., 76, died on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at M.S. Hershey Medical Center. He was born on Monday, June 6, 1938, to the late Carl E. Harris, Sr. and Irene R. Harris nee Smith in Little Rock, Ark. He was a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church and was a veteran of the Navy, having served in Vietnam. He received an MBA from George Washington University and worked for the U.S. Navy and later NGK. Carl was a trustee at the church, head of the County Church Bowling League, and enjoye.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 07, 2015 10:32:42 AM

Obituary: Kenneth Nelson Meneke '57
Kenneth Nelson Meneke, 80, of Conroe, TX passed away in his home on June 2, 2015. Ken was born on January 6, 1935 in Allentown, PA. Born to Florence and Ken Meneke, he followed his father's footsteps and upon graduating from high school, was accepted into The United States Naval Academy. After graduation in 1957, Ken was an officer and served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy. During his service he met Janet Ruth Rocholz and after a brief courtship, literally 30 days, they were married in Las Vegas.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015 9:18:54 AM

Obituary: Philip Lawrence Knotts '53
Philip (Phil) L. Knotts, 83 years of age, residing in Hockessin, DE, died peacefully on June 2, 2015 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE; surrounded by loving family, and following a sudden illness.
He was born in Wilmington, DE on July 31, 1931, the first of two sons born of W. Lawrence Knotts and Edna Harvey Knotts. Phil was an alum of P. S. DuPont High School Class of 1949, where he met his future wife, Nancy Catherine Jones, also a native of Wilmington, DE.
He then attended and graduated .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 04, 2015 8:16:07 AM

Obituary: William Austin Shonerd '42
William Austin Shonerd, 94, Lt. Cdr., USN (Ret.), of Sedona, Arizona, died on May 3, 2015. He is survived by his three children: Jackie Shonerd of Oakland, Ca.; Laura Shonerd Genuario (Louis) of Alexandria,Va.; and Robert Shonerd (Zhanna)of Marietta, Ga. He is also survived by his six grandchildren Ariel, Henry, Rosemary, Vincent, Arthur, and Emily; and one great-grandchild, Tyson. Lt.Cdr. Shonerd graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1942 and served aboard submarines in the Pacific .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 5:07:33 AM

Obituary: Gregory Butler Monroe '68
Gregory Butler Monroe, 69, passed peacefully Monday, May 25th, after fighting a courageous 20+ year battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Born January 4, 1946, Greg was the youngest son of the late Claude W. and Mary Butler Monroe. Greg was a faithful member of Middleburg UMC, the Gideons, and the Shriners. He attended the Naval Academy, is a graduate of the University of Florida, and was a lifelong Gator fan. He was an amazing father and friend. Greg is survived by his wife of 23 years, Linda. Brothe.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 5:03:55 AM

Obituary: Russell Elven Dorrell Jr. '60
Born: January 02, 1935 Died: May 21, 2015 RUSSELL (RJ) ELVEN DORRELL JR, 80 went to be with the Lord today, 21 May 2015, after a long and wonderful life. He was born Highland, KS on 2 January 1935. The family lived in town and he graduated from Highland High School in 1952. He attended Highland Community College for a year. He joined the Navy, and was hand selected to attend the US Naval Academy in 1956. He completed his military service and went to the University of Kansas, where he received hi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 4:54:26 AM

Obituary: Thomas Merritt Barry '53
Thomas M. Barry (November 27, 1930 - May 29, 2015) CAPT Thomas M. Barry, USN (Ret) of Sugar Grove/Valle Crucis, Watauga County, died peacefully on Friday, May 29th. CAPT Barry was born to Edwin McGehee Barry and Agnes Goodwin Barry in Water Valley, Mississippi, and grew up in Benoit, Mississippi. In 1953, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned an Ensign. He served as a naval officer for 26 years. After retirement from the Navy in 1979, he taught mathematics at App.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 4:46:34 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Suzanne (Robert Kershner '57)
Suzanne Severance Kershner, 71, of Vass and Durham, died peacefully at home on Thursday, April 30, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the All Saints United Methodist Church, 2309 Miami Blvd, Durham, Rev. Bill Spencer officiating. Born on June 3, 1943, to the late Radford Henry and Helen Gross Severance in Port Washington, NY, Suzanne graduated from Havre de Grace High School (MD) in 1960. She later earned her Bachelor's in Business Administration from.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 4:29:49 AM

Obituary: Frank Charles Hansche Jr. '43
Commander Frank C. Hansche, Jr., CEC, USN (Ret.) 94, passed away at home in Sun City West, Arizona, on May 28, 2015. He was preceded in death by wife Anne in 1995 and is survived by his second wife Roxanne and their blended families include nine children, 31 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren. Born in Ridgewood, New Jersey on December 31, 1920, He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1939. Serving 23 years in the US Navy. After retiring from the Navy h.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 12:24:42 PM

Obituary: Robert Norris Sloan '61
Robert Norris Sloan died in the early morning hours of May 30, 2015 due to complications from a stroke. He was the husband of Caroline Talmage Sloan with whom he enjoyed nearly 53 years of marriage. Born in New York City to Florence Lee and Robert Sage Sloan, Bobby grew up in Lawrence, NY. He graduated from St. George's School in 1956, attended the United States Naval Academy Class of 1961 and earned a business degree from Hofstra University. He worked in publishing at House and Garden Magazine,.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 12:04:23 PM

Obituary: Hayden Louis Leon Jr. '59
Hayden Louis Leon, Jr. of Sea Pines in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and previously from Annapolis, Maryland, passed away at his residence on Saturday, May 23rd at the age of 76. Born in Long Beach, CA. to Hayden Louis Leon and Virginia Wallace Leon, loving husband of Elizabeth L. (Betty Ann) Leon for 50 years, devoted father to Hayden Louis Leon III (Chip), and Christine Elizabeth Leon, and proud grandfather to Hannah and Henry Leon. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 19.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 11:55:55 AM

Obituary: Guinn Gerrie Clark '66
GUINN CLARK - On May 23, 2015, Beloved husband of Susan (Cummins); Devoted father of Thomas D. (Tanya) and Barry G. (Helen) Clark; Dear brother of Pennie Sue Mosley (Dwight) and Carl C. Clark (Evelyn). Devoted Grandfather of Hannah, Lauren, Olivia, Stella, Frances, Charlotte, and Margaret. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Gilchrist Hospice Care 11311 McCormick Road, Suite 350 Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031. Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of life on Monday.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 01, 2015 12:14:58 PM

Obituary: Albert Joseph Baciocco Jr. '53
Vice Admiral Albert Joseph Baciocco Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.), of Mt. Pleasant, SC, died on Friday, May 22, 2015, at the age of 84. He was born on Wednesday, March 4, 1931, in San Francisco, CA, to the late Mrs. Florence Beatrice Wiegner and the late Mr. Albert Joseph Baciocco, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary Jane Baciocco, of Mount Pleasant, SC, and their four children; David Baciocco, of Burke, VA, and Andy Baciocco, of Fredericksburg, VA; Debi Baciocco, of Santa Fe, NM, an.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 01, 2015 8:51:35 AM

Obituary: Frederick John Schroeck '53
Lt. Colonel Frederick J. Schroeck, Jr. (USAF Ret.) born April 5, 1929 in Erie, PA died peacefullly on Sunday, May 17, 2015 with his family at his side. His death is preceded by his parents and three sisters. He is survived by his lovely wife of 50 years, Colleen and three children, Tracey (Manny) Ortiz, Tina and John (Nadine) and four beautiful grandchildren. Colonel Schroeck was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and served 28 years in the US Air Force specializing in the Aircraft an.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 31, 2015 11:23:50 AM

Obituary: Robert Lloyd Parker '45
Robert Lloyd Parker, 93, died on May 20, 2015 in Cincinnati. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Lois Parker, and children Robert (Kim) Parker, Jane (Ron) Jandacek, and Daniel (Cam) Parker, and six grandchildren. Bob was preceeded in death by his parents Lydia and William Parker, and his brothers Dale, William and Glenn Parker. Bob was born February 14, 1922 and raised in Aurora, IN. He was a 1944 graduate of the US Naval Academy and served as an Ensign on the USS Cleveland in The Pacific in.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 31, 2015 9:37:15 AM

Obituary: Robert Charles Chapleski '83
Robert C. "Bob" Chapleski, 54, of Macungie, died on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Twp. He was the husband of Lynn C. (Zellner) Chapleski for the last 18 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Gerald T. and Rose Marie (Ventilli) Chapleski. He was a graduate of Salisbury High School, the U.S. Naval Academy and later earned his Masters Degree from L.S.U. He was a Naval Veteran achieving the rank of Lieutenant. Upon completion of his Naval Service, Bob held various p.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 31, 2015 9:31:12 AM


Capt. Allen H Balch, U.S. Navy (Ret), passed away May 5, 2015 in Green Valley, AZ. Al was born in Abilene, Texas on March 10, 1927, the son of Amos Henry and Barbara Allen Stone Balch. The family later moved to Tyler, Texas where he and his sister, Ruby Virginia "Sunshine" Smith, grew up.
Known for his wonderful speaking voice, Al gained his first radio experience at age 16 in Tyler, where before school he opened KGKB, a 250-watt radio station, broadcast the morning and evening drive and music,.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 31, 2015 9:25:41 AM

Obituary: Matt Clarence Mlekush '55
Captain Matt C. Mlekush, USN (Ret.), age 83 of Murfreesboro, died May 27, 2015.
He was a native of Santa Monica, CA, and a son of the late Matt and Lila Mlekush. 
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Ellen Marie Kouma Mlekush; children, Diane Cothern and her husband Douglas of Murfreesboro; Matthew Mlekush and his wife Cindy of Antioch, CA; Denise Shields and her husband Scott of Virginia Beach, VA; Dana Taylor and her husband Jim of Morrisville, NC, and Debra Cooke of Winston-Salem, N.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 31, 2015 5:14:10 AM

Obituary: Robert Gilbert Mathers '52
Robert Gilbert Mathers, 86, of Niceville, Fla., passed away peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2015 in Niceville. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jean (Barrie) Mathers; daughters, Linda Lyon and Barb Mathers; son, Dave Mathers LCDR, USN (ret); granddaughter, Victoria Rogers; and grandson, Brian Mathers. He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Love Mathers of Medford, N.J.; and his mother, Ruth Anna Mathers of Fitzwatertown, Pa.
Bob was born in Camden, N.J. on Aug. 4, 1928, and spent .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 31, 2015 5:05:37 AM

Obituary: James Ross Traa '61
James Ross Traa, 76, died peacefully on May 26, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Pittsburgh, lived in Philadelphia and Birmingham, Mich. as a child. Jim attended Bullis Preparatory School in Maryland and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1961. Upon receiving his commission, he served as a nuclear submariner aboard the USS Haddo (SSN-604) from 1963-1967. Throughout his professional career, Jim held top-level executive positions at General Electric, TENNECO/New.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 31, 2015 4:43:23 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elsie (Thomas J. Allshouse '48)
On May 21, 2015, in Statesboro, Ga., Elsie Dale Allshouse answered God's call and she peacefully returned the gift of life that He had joyfully provided her on April 12, 1926. Elsie had worked, nurtured, cherished and celebrated that gift for 89 years. Most of those years were grand ones but she grew weary and God must have thought it was time for her to rest.
Elsie Dale Hamilton and her twin brother Edward H. Hamilton were born to Victoria Robinson Hamilton and Charlie Hamilton in Atlantic, N..... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:48:03 AM

Obituary: William Carroll Hotard '58
William "Bill" C. Hotard died suddenly at Whidbey General Hospital, Coupeville, WA on Thursday May 14, 2015. He was 78 years of age. Bill was born in College Station, Texas to Joseph and Emily (Holligan) Hotard. He was one of four brothers.
Bill joined the US Navy. He married Lola C. Schuck and they had three daughters, Christine, Susan and Karen. After a number of duty stations, Bill retired as a Commander (O-5) in July 1981. After his retirement from the Navy, Bill started a second career tea.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:55:20 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Nan (Hugh Cullman '46)
Nan Cullman, singer and explorer, died following a stroke on Monday, May 18, at her home in Pittsboro, North Carolina. She was 85. Born in Smithfield, North Carolina in 1929, Nan began a singing career at the age of 15 when she won a scholarship in a statewide competition to attend the Julliard School in New York. She also studied at Columbia University and the University of Heidelberg in Germany. She performed throughout her life with regional opera companies and choral societies. Her favorite .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:36:13 AM

Obituary: Andrew Charles Putka '50
ANDREW C. PUTKA, Andrew was born on November 14, 1926 and passed away April 19, 2015. A lifelong Cleveland resident, he was preceded in death by his beloved father and mother, Andrew G. Putka and Lillian Putka (nee Koryta), his sister, Jeanne Putka Carrick and niece, Martha Carrick Ryan. He is survived by his niece, Barbara Carrick Dumbaugh of Sarasota, Florida, grandnieces Cpt. Elizabeth Johnstone Dumbaugh of Sarasota, Taylor Ryan of Paris, France and Victoria Jeanne Dumbaugh of Medford, Massac.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 6:17:48 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marjorie (Jack L. Wohler '44)
Marjorie Wohler died peacefully on May 21, 2015, at Harbor's Edge, in Norfolk, VA. She was 93 years of age. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, she grew up during the Great Depression, she then married her high school sweetheart, Jack Lyons Wohler. When Jack graduated from the Naval Academy in 1943, her vagabond life as a navy wife began. She lived in Ottumwa, IA; Pensacola, FL; Norfolk, VA; the Washington, DC area 4 separate times; Newport, RI; Woodbridge, VA; Pearl Harbor, HI; and Norfolk area again, be.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 4:42:34 AM

Obituary: David Eugene Haughton '60
David E. Haughton, 78, of Fort Pierce, Florida died May 13, 2015 in Port Saint Lucie, FL. He was predeceased by his parents, Eugene Delos Haughton and Sarah Freeborn Haughton and his loving wife, Sara Kuhn Haughton. David was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he was Captain of the tennis team and nationally ranked in both Singles and Doubles. After graduation, David served as a Second Lieutenant on the USS Barbaro submarine in the height of the Cold War. He married his high sc.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 4:11:15 AM

Obituary: Peter Elon Walberg '66
Peter Elon Walberg, 71, of Forsyth, IL, passed away at home on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 1:17 a.m. 
A memorial service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Faith Baptist Church, Decatur, IL, with Rev. R. Brian Minott officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30-11:00 a.m. immediately preceding the service. Burial will be in Neshonoc Cemetery, Town of Hamilton, WI. 
Peter was born on April 15, 1944, in Barberton, OH,.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:40:58 AM

Obituary: Richard Bryden Dana '46
Richard Bryden Dana, 92, of Savannah, GA passed May 20, 2015 at his summer residence in Newport, RI. Beloved husband of his late wife Elizabeth. He is survived by 5 children, 14 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, sister Joyce Supple, brother Conrad Dana, and beloved dog Buddy. Richard Dana graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1946. He served as a naval aviator until 1957. He transferred to the Naval Reserve and took a position with the Raytheon Equipment Division Laboratory in Wayla.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 24, 2015 8:12:21 AM

Obituary: Don Jay Ammerman '53
Don Jay Ammerman, 84, of Fredericksburg, formerly of King George County, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Mary Washington Hospital, following a time of declining health.
He was born March 20, 1931, in Geneva, N.Y., and was the son of the late James Wesley and Eva Lyons Ammerman.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Anne Britton Ammerman of Fredericksburg; son Wesley George Ammerman of Raleigh, N.C.; a sister, Ann Ammerman Wildasin of Elizabethtown, Pa.; brother-in-law George Britton (Irene).... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 24, 2015 7:44:55 AM

Obituary: Bruce John Schick '59
Bruce John Schick, 77, died May 3, 2015 at his home, Gold Mine Creek Farm in Louisa. He grew up in Frederick, Maryland where he met his wife of 43 years, Patricia Heston. Bruce graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1959 and served 20 years in the Navy as a diesel submarine officer. He and Pat moved to Louisa in 1986 where they raised cattle and volunteered with the Louisa County Agricultural Fair and Ducks Unlimited. Bruce was a member of St. James Episcopal Church. He also served Louisa Coun.... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 4:49:43 AM

Obituary: Thomas Ronald Mathis '52
Thomas Ronald "Ron" Mathis, Captain USN (Ret), passed away on May 14, 2015. He was born May 20, 1929, to Olive and Wilton Mathis and had two siblings, Matt Mathis and Marna Dale Lewallyn, all of whom he survived. He was happily married for almost 62 years to Agnes Neimeyer Mathis, and is survived by her and their two children, Carol and Tom, and their families. Ron was raised in Hot Springs and graduated from Hot Springs High School class of 1947, where he was captain of the football team and pr.... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 4:42:39 AM

Obituary: Edward Jamosky '46
Edward V. Jamosky, 91, of Cedar Falls, died Friday, May 8, 2015, at NewAldaya Lifescapes in Cedar Falls. He was born February 14, 1924 in Ladysmith, Wisconsin, the son of Frank and Sarah (Bielski) Jamosky. Edward married Alice Merz on August 10, 1950. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Michigan. He retired from the University of Northern Iowa as Professor Emeritus, after 30 years of service. Edward was a member of the U.S. Nav.... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 4:34:47 AM

Obituary: Hans Robert Croeber '57
Hans Croeber (May 7, 1935 - May 16, 2015)
Hans' loving heart finally gave out May 16th and he has now joined his beautiful wife, Susan, for their first reunion walz in heaven. He taught us all how to live with love, beauty, and truth up to the day he died. 
Hans graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1957. He was joined in holy matrimony to Susan in Annapolis, Maryland on March 21st, 1961. He proudly and faithfully served his country in the Navy as a supp.... Click here to Read more

Friday, May 22, 2015 3:56:03 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Francis C. Fogarty '48)
Dorothy Margaret Reilly Fogarty was born on November 27, 1925, in Great Falls, Montana, and passed away peacefully on May 16, 2015, in her Idaho Falls home surrounded by family. She was the fourth child of John "Jack" Reilly and Gertrude Nelligan. Dorothy attended Great Falls High, where she led the Calgary Stampede as a drum majorette and then moved on to attend the University of Montana, join the Delta Gamma Sorority and graduate in 1947 with a degree in Sociology. Dorothy and her husband, Fra.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 5:30:15 AM

Obituary: Robert Greider Partlow '61
Robert Greider "Bob," Partlow, of Richmond, Va., died at the end of his life on May 9, 2015, having fulfilled most of his wish to awaken before he died. The proximate cause was a glioblastoma primary brain tumor diagnosed in November, 2014. Bob was born September 12, 1938 in Rochester, N.Y. the second of four sons, to Margaret Ellen Greider and James Ross Partlow and both of whom were from the Tipp City, Ohio area. Family lore has it that his father was transferred to another city shortly after .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:06:22 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Lucile (Burton R. Weymouth '50)
Lucile Fink Weymouth died on May 14, 2015 as a result of complications stemming from her four year battle with dementia. She was born in Norfolk, Va. on March 17, 1929 the daughter of Beauford Wallace Fink of Bloomfield, Mo. and Idella Virginia Duvall of St. Margarets, Md. She attended numerous schools in the United States, having to move frequently as the daughter of a naval officer. In 1945 she commenced study at Randolph Macon Womans College in Lynchburg, Va. from which she graduated in 1950 .... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 18, 2015 6:11:46 PM

Obituary: Francis James McCarthy Jr. '54
Francis James McCarthy Jr. (May 10, 1931-May 14, 2015)
On Thursday, May 14, 2015, Francis James "Jim" McCarthy Jr. of Springfield, VA passed away at the age of 84. He was born on Mother's Day in Portland, Oregon to Francis James McCarthy and Cecilia Rose Hagan McCarthy.
Jim served 30 years in the Air Force after graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1954 and attained the rank of Colonel. While attending the Naval Academy, he sailed to Rio de Janiero, Brazil where he met a beautiful opera sin.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 18, 2015 10:13:14 AM

Obituary: Roger Willard Hedin '41
Roger Willard Hedin, MD, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at the age of 95. He was born on November 4, 1919 in Willmar, Minnesota to Alice Hogland Hedin and Oscar Hedin. After graduating from high school, Roger entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1937. He received a medical discharge from the Academy two years later due to astigmatism. He returned to Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota in Math and Chemistry. In 1942, at the beginning of World War II, Roger entered th.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 18, 2015 8:09:00 AM

Obituary: Joseph Woodward Campbell '46
(08/13/1922 ~ 04/05/2015) -- Cdr. Joseph W. Campbell was born in Rockmart, Georgia; after a long illness he died at age 92 in Chula Vista on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. Joe was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Jane and his elder son, Joe Jr. All are now embraced in the loving arms of our Lord. He is survived by five children and ten grandchildren. Joe found his future as a proud officer in the United States Navy, serving for thirty years, traveling to duty stations throughout the United St.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 18, 2015 8:01:56 AM

Obituary: Mrs. DeEtte (Peter Swanson '49)
DeETTE BRYAN SWANSON Homemaker and Spiritual Environmentalist (July 4, 1927 ~ May 8, 2015)
DeEtte Bryan Swanson was born July 4, 1927 in Pocatello, Idaho. She was raised there and graduated from high school in 1945; she was accepted at the University of Washington where she enrolled in Far Eastern Studies. After attaining her Bachelor's Degree in 1949, she was employed by American Express in Seattle. In 1951, she joined the Central Intelligence Agency and was transferred to Washington DC. She m.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 18, 2015 7:58:25 AM

Obituary: Curtis Sterling Sword Jr. '58
(05/09/1936 ~ 05/10/2015)  -- Curtis Sterling Sword, Jr., beloved son of Frances Serafina and Curtis Sterling Sword, Sr., passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones. Curt is survived by his wife, Judith Ann Sword, daughter, Kimberli K. Sword- Mandel, sons, Kenneth Scott Sword and Curtis Sterling Sword, III and three grandchildren, Sarah, Anna and Curt Sword-Mandel. Curt was born in Norfolk, Virginia, where he excelled in sports and academics being named All League in .... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 18, 2015 7:38:26 AM

Obituary: Wallace Lincoln Mossop Jr. 56
WALLACE LINCOLN MOSSOP, JR., 81, of East Greenwich and Jamestown died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, May 14, 2015. He was the cherished husband of Terry (Upshaw) Mossop for 59 years. He was the son of the late Wallace Lincoln Mossop and Lillian Church Mossop. Link attended The Moses Brown School before graduating from Manlius Military Academy. He was a proud graduate of The United States Naval Academy, class of 1956. He continued his military career serving in Pensacola, Flo.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 18, 2015 6:18:45 AM

Obituary: James J Rollins '52
JAMES J ROLLINS (JUNE 09, 1928 - MAY 11, 2015)
James J. Rollins, Cdr. U.S.N., Ret., 86, left us suddenly on May 11, 2015, and the world became a little dimmer. Born June 9, 1928 in Ithaca, NY, he worked hard to become a Naval Academy graduate and boxer, a Navy pilot, and a hurricane hunter. His 31 year naval career took him and his family many places, the most interesting of which were the Panama Canal Zone and Midway Island. He was a great man, father, grandfather and friend, loved by many, wh.... Click here to Read more

Friday, May 15, 2015 10:05:17 AM

Obituary: Patrick Kevin Duffy '81
Patrick K. Duffy (9/29/1956-5/8/2015)
Father, grandfather, husband, lawyer, and so much more. Patrick K. Duffy was larger than life and too big for any one label or any one person. Each person who was lucky enough to share his life knew that Pat belonged to so many, many others too. Now he belongs to the ages. 
Patrick Kevin Duffy was born to Bernard and Margaret (Crowley) Duffy on September 29, 1956, in Pierre, SD. Until age five, he lived with his parents and grandfather at the Duffy Bo.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 10:16:50 AM

Obituary: John Joseph Donegan Jr. '63
RADM (Ret) John Joseph Donegan Jr. passed away peacefully at home on May 11, 2015. 
Born in Milford, Connecticut on June 18, 1940, he joined the U.S. Navy in 1958 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1963. He received a Doctorate in Physics in 1972 from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. He spent most of his career in high technology programs such as the High Energy Laser program, the Aegis Guided Missile Cruiser and Destroyer programs, the Strategic Defense Initiative .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 9:21:02 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Vira (William A. Schoenfeld '42)
Vira Patton Schoenfeld was born in NYC 14 Feb 1925 and passed away at her daughter's home in Southport NC 9 May 2015. She was married to CDR William A. Schoenfeld, USN, Ret. Vira was a mother of four children; William Patton Schoenfeld, Susan Kendrick Stephens, Dr. Chaz Nicholas Schoenfeld, MD, and Paul Henry Schoenfeld; known as "goldilocks and the three bears". Vira moved with her family to Edgewater in 1965 after her husband Bill retired from the Navy, then to Annapolis in 1988, and finally t.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 8:10:07 AM

Obituary: Fred Henry Ernst '56
Fred H. Ernst, 82, retired Col. USAF, Huntington Beach, California, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 23, 2015.
In honor of Fred, a reception is being held at the American Legion Club, at 215 15th Street in Newport Beach. All are invited to attend the open house from 5-9 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2015. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery with his son, Doug, during the summer of 2015. The particulars will be announced at a later date. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Fred was born in St.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7:57:13 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Frederick J. Kelley '45)
Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Kelley, a U.S. Navy wife of Midlothian, Va., passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Frederick J. Kelley, Captain U.S. Navy, Retired; children, Colleen Wade (Robert), Kevin Kelley (Linnea) and Brian Kelley; four grandchildren, Christopher (Melanie) and Timothy Wade (Dianne Revelle), Kristin Brown (Keith) and Kevin A. Kelley (Claire); seven great-grandchildren, Laurel, Carter, Kellen and Noah Wade, Charlotte and Mia Brown and M.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 11, 2015 6:26:08 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Oleta (Joseph Fenier '50)
Oleta Fenier, of Ballwin, MO, died on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the age of 86. Loving wife of Joseph Fenier; beloved daughter of the late E.T. and Clara Mitchell; devoted mother of Karen (Alan) Clark and Frederic (Bev) Fenier; cherished grandmother of Julia Clark, Andrew (Lauren) Fenier, and Jeremy (Tanya) Fenier; treasured great-grandmother of Tyson, Cailey, Brynlee, Kaitlyn, and Jillian. She is preceded in death by her siblings Idell (Melvin) Thompson, Evelene (RM) Thompson, Sherrill (Glen.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 11, 2015 6:16:54 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Rose (James R. Ahern '48)
Rose Paula Ahern (nee Salerno) passed away peacefully on April 21, 2015 at the Cadbury at Cherry Hill, NJ. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Frank and Julia (nee Trema) Salerno, Rose was 95 years old. She was a resident of The Cadbury for 3 years and formerly lived in Arlington, VA. Rose is predeceased by her husband, R-ADM James Richard Ahern, and her children, James Russell Ahern and Janet Rose Ahern. Surviving are Rose's grandson Nicolas Bru and her sister Marie Knouff. Also survived by many nieces.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 11, 2015 5:03:15 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Patricia (Warren L. Spry '48)
Patricia Lou Cramer Spry, 87, passed away May 1, 2015 in her home, surrounded by family. Pat was a 45-year resident of Rancho Palos Verdes, but spent the first half of her life as a Naval Officer's wife living across the U.S. She was a dedicated and loving wife to her late husband, Warren Lewis Spry, for 48 years. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on June 20, 1927, Pat was adopted by the late Dr. & Mrs. William Cramer. Pat was predeceased by brother, William Cramer, sister, Shallamar Myers, an.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 10, 2015 6:26:43 PM

Obituary: Bruce Millen Sullivan '46
Bruce M. Sullivan passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015 in Austin, Texas.
He was a native of Corsicana, attending public schools there. In 1942 while studying engineering at the University of Texas in Austin he received a congressional appointment to The United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated from the Academy in June 1945, receiving a Bachelor of Engineering Degree, and was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy.
 Upon graduation Bruce began sea duty as a .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 10, 2015 6:16:34 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara (J. Wythe Walker '47)
Barbara "Boots" Bradley Walker-Hare
Born January 17, 1927, Barbara "Boots" Bradley Walker-Hare led a full life rich in friendships, family, experiences and changes. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, she was educated at Tudor Hall High School and then attended Pine Manor in Boston. A charming young woman, Boots was the belle of any ball she attended in Indianapolis. At her family's summer home in Culver, Indiana, she was swept off her feet by J. Wythe Walker of Little Rock, a dashing soo.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 10, 2015 5:25:57 PM

Obituary: Daniel Walker '46
Daniel Walker, 92, of Chula Vista, CA, 36th Governor of the State of Illinois from 1973 to 1977. He graduated from the US Naval Academy and served as a Naval Officer in WWII and the Korean War. He was a graduate of Northwestern Law School. He served as law clerk to Chief Justice F. Vinson of the US Supreme Court. He was devoted to government service, including being President of the Chicago Crime Commission; Director of the Illinois Public Aid Commission; President of the Metropolitan Housing De.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 10, 2015 5:20:26 PM

Obituary: John William Jahant '47
John W. Jahant passed away May 7, 2015. He was born in Akron, Ohio on December 16, 1924, the third of eight children. He attended St. Vincent grade school in Akron, and then graduated from Western Reserve Academy in Hudson in 1943. Having received a Congressional appointment, he then entered the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and graduated with the class of 1947 in June 1946, in the three-year war shortened curriculum. After graduation, he joined six classmates for his first duty assi.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 10, 2015 4:47:05 PM

Obituary: Raymond Edwin Chamberlain Jr. '47
Capt. Raymond E. Chamberlain, Jr., of Viera, Florida, passed away peacefully at the William Childs Hospice House in Palm Bay, FL, on May 6, 2015.  He was born in Detroit, MI on July 9, 1924 and was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Patricia, and son Richard.  He is survived by his sons Michael and his wife Susan of Bonita Springs, FL; Peter and his wife Sandra of Longwood, FL; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 
He was a graduate of the US Naval Academy and a ret.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 10, 2015 4:41:19 PM

Obituary: Irvin Lewis Boeskool '53
Irvin Lewis Boeskool, age 85, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Holland.
Irvin grew up on a farm in Fremont, and graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1953, taking his commission with the US Air Force. In 1956 he began his engineering career with Lear Corporation, working in all their divisions. In 1962 his entrepreneurial spirit took over and he helped establish a new division for Conductron Corporation in Grand Rapids. McDonnell Douglas purchased Conductron and Irv eventual.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 10, 2015 1:51:19 PM

Obituary: David William Stubbs '58
David W. Stubbs, CDR USN (Ret.) age 78, Bloomington, MN, passed away April 18, 2015. Son of Daniel Stubbs, CAPT USN USNA 1925, and Margaret Davis Stubbs. Dave entered the US Naval Academy from Nebraska, graduating with the Class of 1958, 5th Co. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Patricia Jansen Stubbs of Green Bay; brothers, Mike Stubbs, Nashville and Tim Stubbs, San Luis Obispo; children, Michelle Huss, Portland, OR and Dave Stubbs San Diego; stepchildren, Carri Mos-borg, Edina, Curt John.... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 08, 2015 7:26:54 AM

Obituary: Armand Francois Felix Legare '46
Armand F.F."Legs" Legare, 91, of Portsmouth, died peacefully Sunday, May 3, 2015. He was born December 31, 1923, to the late Francois Xavier and Melinda (Breaunault) Legare in Haverhill Massachusetts, the 8th of 9 children.
AFF Legare enlisted January 2, 1941. He reported to NTS Newport for basic training as Apprentice Seaman, graduated as Seaman 2/c and was assigned to the USS Constellation. He transferred to radio school in San Diego for training as a Radioman Striker and then to the USS Minn.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 07, 2015 6:55:48 AM

Obituary: George Thorpe Clark '46
George Thorpe Clark, 91, of Sioux City passed away  Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Emeritus Senior Living in Sioux City.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today, with family present 6 to 8 p.m., with a Masonic service by Tyrian Lodge 508 at 7 p.m., and a prayer service to follow, with the Rev. Jay Denne officiating, all at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Private burial of his cremains will be in Logan Park Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Online .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 07, 2015 5:42:41 AM

Obituary: Carr Choate Whitener '51
Col. Carr ('Jack') Choate Whitener died peacefully on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the Adler Care Center in Aldie, VA. He enjoyed a life of exemplary honor, sacrifice, and devotion to his family and his nation. He was an example to his family, trusted by his friends, and respected by his colleagues and associates. Born June 9, 1929 to Annie Laurie Whitener (nèe Choate), a teacher, and Daniel John Whitener, Dean of Appalachian State Univeristy, in Hickory, North Carolina, Carr moved to Spri.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 6:12:53 PM

Obituary: Harold Clifford Colvin '50
Lieutenant Colonel Harold Clifford "Cliff" Colvin, USMC (Ret), died on March 29, 2015 after battling a lengthy illness. He entered eternal repose at home with loving family members at his side. He was 87 years old. Cliff was born to Donald and Bessie Colvin in Farmington, Ill., on June 4, 1927, the eldest of nine children. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1945 prior to receiving a Fleet appointment to the United States Naval Academy. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 5:48:43 PM

Obituary: Lance Herold '58
On Sunday April 26, 2015, Lance Herold, Capt USN Ret. died peacefully in his sleep. He was the loving father of Brett, Jennifer, Douglas, Susie, Peter, many grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence (Bud) and Lily Herold and survived by his brother, Noel. Born October 28, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY he graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1958. He subsequently qualified as a Naval fighter pilot and later as a line officer. He graduated from MIT top in hi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 4:57:08 PM

Obituary: Frank Winston Corley Jr. '48
Frank W Corley, Jr. "Hank" (Age 89)
Rear Admiral Frank W. (Hank) Corley, Jr. retired naval officer, congressional staffer and business consultant, died on May 2, 2015. 
Admiral Corley was born at Stuart Circle Hospital, Richmond, Virginia on the 6th of June 1925 while his daddy was jumping Princess Royal at the Deep Run Hunt Club; he jumped, she didn't and the broken collar bone further memorialized the day. He grew up on the family horse farm, Fair-a-Far, near Bon Air, Virginia and atten.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 1:30:12 PM

Obituary: Hal Wellman Vincent '50
Major General Hal W. Vincent, a retired United States Marine and decorated fighter pilot passed away on April 28, 2015 at the age of 87 years. He was born in 1927 in Pontiac, Michigan, was an Eagle Scott, and attended Western Michigan College and Colgate University. As a midshipman at the Naval Academy he was the first undefeated welterweight boxing champion in the history of the Academy (1947-50). He served with the 2d division before winning his wings in 1953. General Vincent has flown more th.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 11:38:11 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carolyn (John A. Lindbeck '42)
(August 20, 1923 - March 1, 2015) Carolyn Brady Lindbeck passed away Sunday, March 1st. Carolyn was born in McMinnville to Mary Barker Brady and Robert Gaston Brady on August 20, 1923. She attended McKinley Elementary, Salem High School and Willamette University, majoring in Home Economics, prior to taking a job at Valley Motor Company. In 1950, Carolyn May Brady married John August Lindbeck in Salem, Oregon. They began their life together with travels and adventures in Hawaii, the East Coast an.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 04, 2015 7:35:14 PM

Obituary: William MacGowan Matthew '48
The Post and CourierBy Clint thomas cthomas@postandcourier.com May 4, 2015
William McGowan "Mac" Matthew, a Navy veteran and chief executive officer with the Health Sciences Foundation at the Medical University of South Carolina, died Sunday. He was 88.
Matthew was born Sept. 20, 1926 in Charleston, son of John Douglas Matthew and Olive McGowan Matthew. He graduated from the High School of Charleston and attended The Citadel for one year before receiving a Congressional Appointment to the Unit.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 04, 2015 7:20:16 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Carol (William W. Boyes Jr. '51)
Carol Ann Smith Boyes of Rockville, MD died on April 6, 2015 after a series of strokes exacerbated by dementia. She was born in South Weymouth, MA on October 23, 1930 but shortly thereafter moved with her late parents, Frederick J. Smith and Mary Carol Johnson to Newport, RI. Subsequent to graduating from Rogers High School, Carol went to the Rhode Island School of Design. The next year she traveled to Paris, France to attend Beaux Arts School of Art. She then matriculated at and graduated from .... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 04, 2015 5:29:53 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Virginia (James H. Aldrich '44)
Virginia Cornell Aldrich (August 26, 1923 - April 22, 2015) A native of Savannah, Ginnie was the sixth child born to John Joy Cornell, respected President of Savannah Bank & Trust Co., and Lillian Lucile FitzSimons of Charleston, S.C. Her mother died when she was only 20 months old, and Mr. Cornell was re-married several years later to Mrs. Ruby Peterson. Ginnie excelled in school, and graduated from Savannah High School and Armstrong Junior College, where she was Armstrong Queen her last ye.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 04, 2015 5:25:15 AM

Obituary: Joseph Thomas Small '46
Captain Joseph Thomas Small, SC, USN (ret.) passed away on 14 April 2015 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, surrounded by his family, at the age of ninety-two. Captain Small was born in New York City in 1923, the son of Emma and Robert Small. He graduated from LaSalle Academy in 1941; attended Manhattan College; and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, on June 6, 1945. He was married in Annapolis on that date to Eileen Mary Gray. 
Captain Small's first duty stat.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 04, 2015 5:20:39 AM

Obituary: David August Bossen '50
On April 21, 2015, David August Bossen, 88, entered into eternal rest at his home in Menlo Park, CA surrounded by his loving family. David is preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Ayerza and first wife of forty years, Doris Stephens. David is survived by his beloved second wife of 24 years, Darlene Bossen, and daughters, Alison Tahl, Amy Bossen, M.D., Laura Gomez (Eddy), and stepson, David Phelps. Dave leaves behind 9 grandchildren and one great grandson.
David was born on January 9, 1927 in.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 04, 2015 5:16:01 AM

Obituary: Richard Waring Sheppe '49
Richard Waring Sheppe, Lt. Col, USMC, Ret., died peacefully on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Windward Gardens in Camden. 
Dick Sheppe had a full military career as a naval aviator in the United States Marine Corps and served his country in three conflicts around the world. Following his retirement from the service, he worked for Westinghouse Electronics in Baltimore and in a number of businesses on the coast of Maine. He fully retired in 1988 but remained active in the Rockland area as a co.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 04, 2015 4:54:08 AM

Obituary: James Lamont Milne '56
James Milne(March 3, 1933 - April 16, 2015)West Linn, Oregon
James Lamont Milne was born to Zoi and Dick Chapin on 3/3/33 in Long Beach, CA. Zoi, remarried to Harry Milne, moved their family from Vallejo to Napa in 1948, Jim graduated from Napa High in 1950 holding the record for the 100 yard freestyle. He worked at Mare Island Ship Yard then joined the Navy. He passed the Navy entrance exam with a score of 100%, which resulted in the Navy offering to send him to the plebe class for entry in th.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 04, 2015 4:47:47 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Minnie (Bernard B. Lane '50)
Minnie Bassett Lane, of Altavista, Va. died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at home in her favorite room overlooking the Staunton River. She was 84. Born Minnie Matthews Bassett, January 19, 1931, in Bassett, Va., Mrs. Lane was the first daughter of the late John Douglas Bassett and Lucy Brown Bassett. Mrs. Lane graduated in 1949 from St. Catherine's School in Richmond where she was chosen Outstanding Student Personality, despite tirelessly working to avoid wearing the required white gloves and hat to.... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 01, 2015 7:36:06 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Joseph K. Taussig Jr. '41)
Betty Carney Taussig (age 94) died April 27, 2015 in Annapolis, Maryland. Mrs. Tausig was born in San Diego, California to a third generation Navy family. She was the daughter of the late Admiral Robert B. Carney and the late Grace Craycroft Carney. She graduated from the Gunston Hall in Washington, DC. Following her graduation she studied at the Corcoran Art Gallery and at the Critcher School of Commercial Art. During the early part of World War II she worked at the British Ministry of Supply M.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:29:01 AM

Obituary: Ben Wiley Young '45
Ben W. Young was born Oct. 15, 1921, and died April 26, 2015, at 93. Ben graduated from the Naval Academy in the Class of 1945. He served on a destroyer in the Pacific Fleet as escort with Admiral Halsey's Task Force 38 Fast Carriers. He was a pioneer in the field of prestressed concrete, a licensed professional engineer in 27 states, and an accomplished pilot. Ben was an active Presbyterian layman, serving in various Presbytery offices. He served as trustee and Board Chairman of the Presbyteria.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:18:57 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marie (Stanley P. Gary '47)
Marie Giddings Gary of Severna Park, MD and Port Orange, FL passed away April 25, 2015 after a long illness. She was 86 years old. Marie was born March 23, 1929 to Arthur and Lydia Giddings. Marie grew up in Severna Park, attending Annapolis High School where she was quite the athlete, playing varsity field hockey, basket ball, and softball. Marie attended Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church as a child through young adult. Then she returned to Woods after many years away from Severna Park. In Flo.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:08:26 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (James P. Reddick Jr. '49)
Mary McManus Reddick went to join our Lord and her beloved husband, Jim, on April 19, 2015, 2 months after her 87th birthday.
Our beloved mother was born in Omaha, NE to George and Lola McManus and had one wonderful sister, Alice. When Mom was 3 years old, her family moved to Denver, CO. They lived on Filmore Street very near our beautiful City Park. She attended St. Philomena Grade School, Cathedral High School and went on to Loretta Heights College with several life-long friends. Carol Powell.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:23:34 AM

Obituary: Ivon Hubert Lowsley Jr. '60
Dr. Ivon H. Lowsley, Jr., age 77 of Springfield, Missouri passed away suddenly at home on April 25, 2015.
Ivon graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1960, received a Masters in Engineering (Civil) in 1966 and his PhD in 1973 from Johns Hopkins Univ. in Environmental Engineering Science. He was a professor at such institutions as Virginia Military Inst., Univ. of Missouri-Rolla, Virginia Tech and SMSU, where he retired as head of the Computer Science department.
To his family, Ivon was an am.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 30, 2015 6:49:54 AM

Obituary: William Hunt White '61
Col. William H. "Doc" White, 76, of Hampstead, died April 1, 2015, at Onslow Memorial Hospital, in Jacksonville, NC. Doc retired from the US Marine Corps after 27 years. During this time, he did two tours of duty in Vietnam. He also had four years of service at Naval Academy. After retiring, he worked with Service Master in fire and water restoration. Doc was Cmdr of American Legion Post 167 in Hampstead, member of VFW Post 9983 in Holly Ridge, Marine Corps League, Military Order of the Purple H.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 30, 2015 6:39:26 AM

Obituary: Barry Andrew Spofford '62
Barry Spofford
Capt. Spofford, USN (Ret.), died of cancer on April 25, 2015, in Castle Pines, CO. Barry was born in Honolulu, HI. He graduated from Weston High School in Weston, MA, and entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958. Graduating in 1962, he was commissioned as an Ensign and continued his Naval career for 30 years. He served on destroyers and aviation units, and received his Aviation Wings in 1964, accruing more than 4,000 hours in helicopters. He commanded two squadrons and one Wing, an.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 30, 2015 6:32:10 AM

Obituary: Arthur James Altenburg '57
On March 28, 2015 Arthur "Art" James Altenburg, beloved husband of Muriel "Mitch" Altenburg; devoted father of Janice Ann, Jeffrey Andrew (Brenda), Judy Allison and James Arthur (Joy); cherished grandfather of Joshua, Zachary, Cloe and Jillian; dear brother of Winifred Mizzoni; brother-in-law of Antonio Gagliardi. The family will receive friends at HARRY H. WITZKE'S FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City on Wednesday, 2-4pm and 6-8pm. A Prayer Service will be held on Th.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:20:47 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Ellaine (David L. Humphrey '59)
Alice "Ellaine" (Standish) Humphrey passed away at her home 25 April 2015 after 58 plus years battling Multiple Sclerosis. 
Born 13 March 1937 to Alice Josephine (Lathrop) Standish and Myles Joseph Standish of Olathe, Colorado, she married David Lynn Humphrey 4 June 1959 in the Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis, Maryland. Upon Dave's retirement from the United States Air Force in 1979, Ellaine returned to the workforce, retiring from the US Department of Agriculture in 2008. She loved being .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:47:02 AM

Obituary: John Weber Donaldson '49
John W. Donaldson, 88, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, after a yearlong battle with cancer on April 26, 2015. John was born October 13, 1926 to Fred and Esther (Coombs) Donaldson. John graduated from Lebanon High School in 1944 where he was freshman class president, finished 2nd in his class, was the first recipient of the Neumann-Messick Award, and played with the 1943 State Championship Finalist Basketball team. He then enlisted in the Navy V-5 Flight Program just after turning 1.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:43:02 AM

Obituary: William James Traynor '45
(05/04/1922 ~ 04/11/2015) - Commander William James Traynor (Ret) was born in Norfolk, Virginia to Commander and Mrs. Francis P. Traynor. In 1940, he was appointed to the Naval Academy from Plattsburgh, NY. He graduated with the class of 1945 in June 1944. His first ship was the destroyer DeHaven operating with the Third and Fifth Fleets in the Pacific during WWII. He took part in the battles of Leyte, Luzon, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. In November 1945, he married Marion Hatton in Old Saint Mary's Ch.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:01:35 AM

Obituary: Robert Richard Denis '61
Capt. ROBERT R. DENIS, USN (Ret.) "Bob" of Toano, VA, formerly of Vienna, VA passed away February 1, 2015. Bob was a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of '61 and a retired Director for Deloitte. He is survived by his wife Linda; daughters Melissa Jensen (Garth), Amanda Lawing (Chris) and four grandchildren; and brother Jerome. A memorial service, with inurnment at the USNA Columbarium will be held at the USNA Chapel on April 29 at 10 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the USNA Found.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:58:55 AM

Obituary: Gregory Eric Stromer '81
Gregory Eric Stromer (1958 - 2015)
Gregory was born on December 31, 1958 in Seattle, Washington and suddenly passed away on January 3, 2015 in San Diego, California at the age of 56. Gregory was adopted by Herman C. Stromer and Donna L. Stromer and lived all over Washington and briefly lived in the Philippines, finally graduating from Sehome High School in his beloved city of Bellingham. 
He will be deeply missed by his wife Bonnie, daughter Jenna, sons Andrew & Evan and son-in-law Ch.... Click here to Read more

Friday, April 24, 2015 3:41:13 AM

Obituary: Bruce Reginald Hoefer '47
Bruce Reginald Hoefer, age 90, died April 20, 2015. He was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on April 10, 1925, attended Dwight School in New York City, and graduated from Northwood School in Lake Placid, NY. He attended Yale University and graduated from The United States Naval Academy, class of 1947, as Lieutenant junior grade. After receiving his Masters in Business Administration in Marketing from Columbia University in 1953, he was specially trained in foreign languages at the Naval Intelligence.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:44:04 AM

Obituary: William Drayton Rottler '52
Lt. Col. William D. Rottler, 85, passed away April 15, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Cynthia; sister, Doris Tylee; sons, Gregg, Grant and Jason; grandchildren, Derrick and Zachary; and daughters-in-law, Karen Lepa-Rottler and Kimberly Rottler. William was a graduate of the US Naval Academy (class of 1952), and proudly served his country as an Air Force fighter pilot with 23 years of service. After retirement from the military, he worked as a manager for the Pinellas County Transi.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:38:35 AM

Obituary: James William Thorpe Jr. '72
James William Thorpe Jr., 65, of Kailua-Kona died April 11, 2015 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hudson, N.Y., he was a U.S. Navy commander, a 1972 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and lifetime member of Military Officers Association of America and U.S. Naval Institute. Private services. Memorial donations to Kids Matter-Friends of the Children's Justice Center of West Hawaii, P.O. Box 2111, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by wife, Margaret Thorpe of Kailua-Kona; son, James (Betsy) Thorpe .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 2:14:14 PM

Obituary: Ronald Anthony Pasqua '65
Ronald Anthony Pasqua (July 18, 1940 - March 30, 2015) 
Ronald A. Pasqua went to be with Our Lord on Monday, March 30, 2015. Ron, son of Josephine Marra Pasqua and Anthony Pasqua (deceased), was born in Yonkers, NY on July 18, 1940. Ron attended local schools graduating from Stepinac High School in White Plains, NY. In 1965 he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. On October 19, 1968 Ron married Judith A. Yamarone of Tuckahoe, NY, beginning their forty six years of marria.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 2:02:59 PM

Obituary: John Edward Colleary Jr. '50
John E. Colleary Jr., 88, passed away after a long illness. He was born in Malden, MA Jan 23, 1927 and raised in Flushing, NY. He attended Fordham University until he turned 18 and enlisted in the US Navy. He applied for and received a Congressional appointment to the US Naval Academy, graduating in 1950. He earned his Navy Wings in 1952 and deployed on several air craft carriers. He then went to the US Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA and earned a degree in Aeronautical Engineering fol.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 1:30:51 PM

Obituary: Richard Joseph Dzikowski '45
RICHARD JOSEPH DZIKOWSKI (Age 94)  Capt. U.S. Navy (Ret.)  
Passed away on April 17, 2015. Richard was born on April 21, 1920 in Buffalo, NY, the son of Agnes and Leo Dzikowski. In 1938 he enlisted in the US Navy and served in the Pacific. In 1940 he was accepted into the US Naval Academy and graduated in 1945. He joined the Submarine service and attended post-graduate school at MIT. After 30 years service he retired in 1970 with the rank of Captain. He worked as an engineer in diving.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:44:11 PM

Obituary: Richard Carl Antolini '60
Richard C. Antolini, Age 77 of Beavercreek, OH, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Kettering Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carmen and Angela (Scarpone) Antolini and his brother and sister-in-law, Lois and James McCarthy. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Roberta Antolini. He is also survived by three daughters: Michele Powers and husband Jim, Denise Devery and husband Brent, and Lisa Miller and husband David. Eight grandchildren also survive him: Lauren and.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:36:38 PM

Obituary: David Charles Peto '42
David Charles Peto of Liberty died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Casey County Hospital. He was 94. Born in Nutley, N.J. On May 23, 1920, he was a son of the late Harold R. and Ruth Poulston Peto. He was a retired U.S. Navy captain, serving during World War II. He was the widower of Elizabeth Leffingwell Peto. Survivors include four daughters, Elizabeth Peto of Seattle, Wash., Joan Baker of Liberty, Ruth Alderfer of Roanoke, Va., and Suzanne Peto of Madison, Wisc.; two sons, David Sullivan of .... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 20, 2015 2:55:58 PM

Obituary: John Victor Cricchi '53
Captain John Victor Cricchi, USN (Ret.), 84, died peacefully on April 15, 2015 in Charlotte, NC. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA but grew up in Detroit, Michigan. He received an appointment to the US Naval Academy where he was a varsity baseball pitcher and graduated with the class of 1953. During his 27 year naval career, he served on various ships and staffs of the US Atlantic Fleet. His favorite tour was as Commanding Officer of the USS Aggressive (MSO-422) where he participated in the naval bl.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 20, 2015 7:10:03 AM

Obituary: George Elward Van '50
George E. Van, 87, Retired Lieutenant Commander USNR passed away April 17, 2015 in El Dorado, KS. Memorial Service will be Friday, April 24, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Augusta. He was born in Huntsville, Arkansas, on July 4, 1926, and moved to Kansas City, KS with his parents, Edward M. Van and Mamie (Martin) Van in 1930 where he attended public schools, graduating from Wyandotte High School in 1942. He worked in the trucking business and attended junior college till he.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 20, 2015 6:34:41 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Gwen (James L. May '39)
GWEN MAY DEC 1918 - MARCH 2015CARMEL VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Alice Gwendolyn Rycroft was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec. 1, 1918, into a prominent business family. She had an older sister Ruth, and a younger brother Jack. Her parents, Walter and Blanche owned the Honolulu Advertiser newspaper, the Rycroft Soda Works, and were involved in several other businesses.
Gwen, as she came to be known, developed an early and enduring love for animals of all kinds and, with the indulgence of her parents, am.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 20, 2015 6:25:42 AM

Obituary: James E. Harvey III '58
James E. Harvey III, 80, of Brick, passed on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Arcadia Hospice House, Arcadia, FL. Born in Long Branch, he lived in Little Silver before moving to Brick in 1978. He also resided in Punta Gorda, FL. Jim was a graduate of the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland in 1958. He served in the United States Navy for 13 years, retiring as a captain. He worked for the US Government as an Electronics Engineer and retired in 2001 from Fort Monmouth.
He is survived by his wife, Rit.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 20, 2015 6:04:18 AM

Obituary: Peter Brown Dolan '60
Peter B. Dolan, 76, a longtime Pasadena resident, passed away peacefully at home on April 15, 2015 following a 16-month battle with bone marrow cancer. Peter loved to talk and used his gifts as an orator throughout his 47 years as a lawyer in Los Angeles. In 1986 he successfully argued a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., and liked to boast that he met his bride of 53 years, Jacqueline Gruning Dolan, in first grade at St. Anselm's School. He was a gradu.... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 17, 2015 10:18:20 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Margaret (Rex M. Williams '53)
Margaret Anne Hughson Williams went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 8, 2015. She was born February 16, 1930 in Dunellon, FL to Charles and Mary Hughson. She married Rex Moody Williams on June 12, 1953 following his graduation from the United States Naval Academy. She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Helen Duncan and Marilyn West, brother, Wallace Hughson, husband Rex and grandson, Christopher Scott Rodenhizer. Margaret enjoyed her life as a Navy wife and bore five child.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:43:20 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Edna (Donald W. Stevenson '54)
Edna Prescott Stevenson, 81, died on February 24, 2015 due to complications from pneumonia at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. She suffered in her later years from Alzheimer's disease, but her sweet demeanor, quick wit and kindness towards others was constant. She loved gardening, music and to dance, especially to country music, all animals, visits from her "grand-dogs" and was most proud of her cherished granddaughter, Katie. Edna was born in Memphis, Tennessee on October .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:40:04 AM

Obituary: Stanford Henry Shaw III '06
Capt. Stanford H. "Ford" Shaw, 31, of the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township, died on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in a military training accident in Florida. Born in Morristown, he was with the United States Marine Corps for nine years, most recently as a special operations team commander. Captain Shaw was a 2006 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy ( USNA) in Annapolis, Md. He was a 2002 graduate of Ridge High School in Basking Ridge, where he was president of the student government. He was .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:35:49 AM

Obituary: Robert Joseph Reintgen '51
Robert Joseph Reintgen, 88, of Latrobe, PA, passed away at his home Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. He was born March 28, 1927, a son of the late Edward L. Reintgen and Margaret (Nace) Reintgen. From humble beginnings, in the "Frog Town" section of Latrobe on Catherine Street, Robert went on to graduate from Latrobe High School in 1944 and from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., in 1951. He was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Reintgen; his sister, Marion Reintgen Ludwig; as well as his .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:31:36 AM

Obituary: William Albert Matheny Jr. '54
William Albert Matheny Jr. Born: September 29, 1931 March Field, Riverside, California Died: March 30, 2015 Aurora, Colorado Bill was the oldest son of Brigadier General William Albert Matheny Sr. USAF (Ret) and Clarice Estelle Bulifant Matheny. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years: Olivia Wood Kaigler Matheny of Clarksdale, Mississippi. His sons: Michael, Bryan and Greg. Bill had 9 Grandchildren who adored him. He was preceded in death by two children: Mary Patricia and Stephen. Bill .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:28:48 AM

Obituary: Kenneth Lynn Williams '68
CDR Kenneth Lynn Williams (August 13, 1946 - April 1, 2015) In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family asks that contributions be made to the ALS Association at: http://www.alsa.org/. CDR Williams will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C. at a later date. Commander (CDR) Kenneth Lynn Williams, United States Navy (USN), Retired, 68, of Morgan Hill, CA passed away peacefully, at his home on April 1, 2015, with his beloved wife, Cecilia, at his side. Ken was battling ALS and m.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:12:48 AM

Obituary: Robert Dale Harris '50
Robert Dale Harris, 89, of One Park Place, Owensboro, died Monday, March 30, 2015, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 9, 1926, in Warrick County, Indiana, son of the late Clive and Blanche Harris. He also was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Phyllis Adams Harris, on Dec. 31, 2005; a son, Mark Richard Harris, on Jan. 6, 2005; and a brother, Indiana State Sen. Richard "Dick" Harris. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict. He graduated from the.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:40:08 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Janice (Noble C. Harris Jr. '39)
Janice Hayward Harris, of Annisquam, Mass., died peacefully in her sleep on March 27, 2015. She was 95 years old. She was predeceased in 1989 by her beloved husband, Noble Clark Harris Jr.. Born in Exeter, N.H., on December 14, 1919, Janice grew up in Melrose, Mass., and graduated from Melrose High School in 1937. She loved to ski and was a talented artist. She studied art at the Museum School (The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) in 1938, and graduated from the Massachusetts College o.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:34:25 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jane (Frank H. Featherston '50)
Jane G. "Janie" Featherston died Sunday, March 22, 2015 with her two daughters holding her hands. Born March 28, 1929 she is survived by two older sisters. Sister Elizabeth G. Richart lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Pat Lee lives in Greenwich, Connecticut. Her two older brothers were Jack Goldthorp of Haddonfield, New Jersey and William R. Goldthorp of Durham, North Carolina. Jane Wesley Goldthorp grew up in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Her father was an attorney. He also built the golf course Wood.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:29:27 AM

Obituary: Robert Wayne Lowe '60
Robert Wayne "Bob" Lowe, 77, an 11 year resident of Annapolis and previously of Severna Park, died April 12 at University of Maryland Medical Center after a two year illness with heart disease. Born in Dayton, KY on October 18, 1937, Bob attended Purdue University for one year. He then transferred into the US Naval Academy and was a graduate of the Class of 1960. He achieved the rank of LCDR and earned the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. After being honor.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:20:17 AM

Obituary: William Forrest Hawkins '50
William Forrest Hawkins; In the early morning of April 13th, Dr. William Forrest Hawkins, known to almost everyone as "Bill," died peacefully in the presence of his family. He had just turned 88 years old, and in that span had touched more lives and amassed more accomplishments than could ever be recorded in this brief narrative. Bill, the younger son of James Hawkins and Barbara (Burrow) Hawkins, was born in Bristol, Tennessee on April 12, 1927. He could be best described as the consummate scho.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:47:48 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Frederick R. Lafferty Jr. '48)
Elizabeth "Betty" Louise Vissering Lafferty passed from this earth shortly after midnight on the morning of April 8, 2015, at her home on La Querencia Ranch in Santa Rita, New Mexico. Her devoted husband, Fred, was by her side at the moment of her passing. 
The daughter of Major Gen. Norman Vissering and Nancy Cotter Vissering, Betty was born May 25, 1931, in Tampa, Florida. She spent a good portion of her youth in Washington, D.C., while her father fought in World War II as a staff office.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:41:51 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Lillian (James C. Hatch '47)
Lillian (1924-2015) (Lynn) Marie Adams Hatch, 90 of Atlanta died April 11, 2015. It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our mother at the age of 90. Lynn was born in Hoboken, New Jersey to John Adams and Helen Grabuska Adams, on September 22, 1924. She was the younger of two children and is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Albert Adams. She is survived by her husband of over 62 years, Captain James (Jim) Chambers Hatch, U.S. Navy (Ret); daughter, Maureen H.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:34:52 AM

Obituary: William G. Boyer '49
William G. Boyer died due to natural causes on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the age of 88 at the Isabella Geriatric Center in New York City. 
Bill, as he was known to friends and family, was born April 6, 1926 in Alliance, Ohio to Carl Boyer and Iva Leone (Brown) Boyer. Bill spent most of his childhood along with his sibling younger brother, Robert (Bob) R. Boyer, in West Lafayette, Ohio. After graduating from West Lafayette High School in 1944, Bill attended the naval academy in Annapolis fo.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:29:11 AM

Obituary: Jerauld Stuart Prather '63
Jerauld Stuart Prather, LCDR US Navy (Ret) brother, husband, father, and Papa left us unexpectedly on April 11, 2015 due to heart failure.
Jerry was born the son of Rubye Mae Childers and Dewitt Gipson Prather in Waynesboro, PA. In 1955, the family returned to Charlotte, NC. Jerry was a graduate of the US Naval Academy Class of 1963. A veteran of the Vietnam and Cold Wars, he served on active duty for 20 years and spent several years working as a civilian contractor in Virginia Beach, his final.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:14:56 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Paula (Howard R. Portnoy '50)
PAULA FOX PORTNOY (Age 83), Loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away on April 11, 2015 at home in Potomac, MD. Paula was a devoted Navy wife of 59 years. She is survived by her husband, CAPT Howard R. Portnoy USN (Ret), two daughters, Susan (Eric) Raps of Potomac, MD, Diane Portnoy of San Francisco, CA, and one son, CAPT Ralph (Janice) Portnoy USN (Ret), of California, MD, as well as three grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Robert (Anita) Fox, extended family and a host of .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:10:41 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Helyn (Wallace A. Utley '40)
Helyn Eda Maurer Utley entered eternal life on March 2, 2015. Born on September 12, 1916 in Maple Shade, NJ, she was the fifth child of Conrad and Maria (Szuchy) Maurer's nine children. Upon graduation from Moorestown High School, she attended the Reading (PA) Hospital School and following graduation became a registered nurse.
Helyn married ENS Wallace Alfred Utley, USN on April 25, 1942 and spent the next 20 years as a "Navy wife." During that period, which necessitated moving every few years,.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:41:17 PM

Obituary: Benjamin Bryan Covington '75
Commander Benjamin Bryan Covington, USN (Ret.), died from complications related to Alzheimer's disease on April 11, 2015 in Austin, TX. He was 62.
Bryan was born in Albany, Georgia on April 3, 1953, to loving parents Benjamin Bouie Covington and Marjorie Elizabeth Hannum Covington. He was the oldest of five children. Bryan graduated with honors from McCallum High School in 1971. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics (Oceanography) from the United States Naval Academy in 1975. He married Ca.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:58:32 PM

Obituary: Robert Daniel Rawlins '48
Capt. Robert "Bob" D. Rawlins, USN Retired crossed the bar on March 30, 2015 and sailed silently into the sunset following an unsuccessful bout with cancer. Bob was born in Pennsylvania in 1926 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1947. He served in amphibious forces before entering the submarine force in 1951. Before graduating from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey in 1958 with a MS degree in Electronic (Acoustic) Engineering he served on three diesel submarin.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:47:30 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Velma (Curtiss O. Wakeman '52)
Velma Joan Hinton Wakeman, 86, died Sunday, April 12, 2015. She was the widow of Cdr. Curtiss O. Wakeman, USN, who died in 1992.
Velma was born October 22, 1928, to Irving E. and Velma (Hargreaves) Hinton. She graduated from North Andover Johnson High School and attended Nasson College and Macintosh Business School. In her early 20s, she was one of the first women to work as a bank teller in Lawrence. She also worked at the Registry of Deeds.
She met her husband on Cape Cod when he was a midsh.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 10:26:07 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Polly (Edward H. Doolin '45)
Polly Doolin died March 10, 2015. Mary Margaret MacKerracher, "Polly" was born January 24, 1926 in Manila, the Philippines, where her father, a Naval Officer, was stationed. She and her mother followed him to various stations in the western Pacific for her childhood years; Hong Kong, Shanghai, Samoa and then onto San Francisco, San Diego and Norfolk for her high school years. Polly went to Goucher College in Baltimore, MD and became a member of Pi Beta Phi fraternity for women. She attended a da.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 13, 2015 10:21:03 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Charles S. Carlisle '47)
Our cherished mother, Dorothy Mae Carlisle, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2015, at 90 years of age, surrounded by family and loved ones. Dorothy "Dutch" was a loving sister, daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Charles "Chuck" Carlisle; her brother, Robert Gillett, of San Diego, California; and her parents, Robert and Margaret Gillett.
Dutch was born in Washington, D.C., on February 9, 1925, to Captain Robe.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 13, 2015 10:14:02 AM

Obituary: John Leland Woodbury Jr. '51
Capt. John Leland Woodbury Jr. USN (Ret.)
John Leland Woodbury, Jr. Captain, USN (Ret) passed away at 85 on March 29, 2015 at his home in Alexandria, VA. Captain Woodbury was born in San Diego, CA in 1929, graduated from high school in 1947 at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, MD and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD as a proud member of the Class of 1951. During his teenage years Captain Woodbury met his wife Joan and they married on June 16, 1951. Together they ha.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 13, 2015 9:17:43 AM

Obituary: Clement Edward O'Brien '43
Clement Edward O'Brien, 94, passed away April 10, 2015 at home in Upper Arlington with family. Born November 12, 1920 in Wheeling, West Virginia to the late Judge JJP and Blanche O'Brien, he was one of eight children, all deceased. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1942, and served as a submariner on the USS Albacore in the Pacific in World War II, receiving a Bronze Star and Navy Commendation for valor in combat. He attended Navy flight training and continued to serve until retiring in .... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 13, 2015 7:09:21 AM

Obituary: John William Fallon Jr. '48
John W. "Jack" Fallon, 90, died suddenly on Friday, April 10, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua NH, in the company of Peg, his beloved wife of 63 years, and his loving family. What greater gift! A Lawrence (MA) native and 1943 graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover, he swam varsity all four years and captained the team as a senior. Immediately after graduation, Jack enrolled in the Army Air Corps Cadet Training Program.
Mere days before receiving his wings, he was appointed to the U.S. Naval.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 13, 2015 7:02:33 AM

Obituary: Byron Alton Cyr '56
Byron Alton Cyr (June 17, 1932 - April 8, 2015)
Capt. Byron A. Cyr, USN (Ret.) died of a stroke at Mission Hospital on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. He was 82 years old. 
A native of Portsmouth, N.H., Byron graduated from Portsmouth High School in June 1950 and joined the navy shortly after the outbreak of the Korean War. He attended NAPS at Bainbridge, MD and entered the Naval Academy with a SECNAV appointment in July 1952. He graduated 1 June 1956 in the 14th Company.
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Thursday, April 09, 2015 9:08:02 AM

Obituary: Kevin Francis Delaney '68
Rear Adm. Kevin Delaney: 1946 - 2015: A decorated military officer, civic leader
He was commander of Naval Air Station and of Navy Region Southeast
By Clifford Davis Wed, Apr 8, 2015 @ 7:16 pm updated Thu, Apr 9, 2015 @ 9:47 amjacksonville.comThe Florida Times Union
Rear Adm. Kevin Delaney served as CO of NAS Jax and as Commander, Navy Region Southeast. He was active in the community post-retirement and went on to serve as a boardmember of 19 non-profits.
Rear Adm. Kevin Delaney who flew 686.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 09, 2015 8:56:59 AM

Obituary: John Edson Greenwood '50
John Edson Greenwood(November 8, 1927 - April 5, 2015)
Col John E. Greenwood, USMC (Ret.)
John Edson Greenwood, a Marine Corps Colonel who retired in 1980 after 30 years commissioned service and subsequently spent more than 20 years as Editor of the Marine Corps Gazette, passed away on 5 April 2015. He was 87. 
Born in 1927 in Warren, Ohio, a graduate of the Manlius School in Manlius, NY, Col. Greenwood enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 17 shortly before the end of World War II..... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 11:29:57 AM

Obituary: Ralph Edward Hanson Jr. '60
Ralph "Bob" Edward Hanson, Jr., 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at his home in Diamondhead with his wife Clare Hanson at his side. He was born on February 14, 1936 in Washington, DC to his parents Ralph Edward and Helen Elizabeth (Curtis) Hanson.
Mr. Hanson, who retired as Lieutenant Commander in the Navy in 1983, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1960. He served in the Vietnam war, where he commanded River Assault Division 91 in the Mekong Delta. He was awarded num.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 11:19:45 AM

Obituary: Fred Potts McIntyre '59
Fred Potts McIntyre, 79, died on Monday April 6, 2015 in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina surrounded by his family. Fred was born in Greensburg, PA on December 10, 1935. He graduated from The United States Naval Academy in 1959. As a graduate of the Naval Academy in Aviation and a military pilot, he was always interested in expressing patriotism and has lived his life in the manner that reflects the very best that the Naval Academy stands for: honor, commitment, patriotism and dedication. While in t.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 10:55:55 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara (Lyle O. Armel '53)
Barbara Rhodes Armel Rieley, 83, of Leesburg, VA passed away March 31, 2015. A native of Washington, DC, she attended Woodrow Wilson High School and graduated from Marjorie Webster Junior College with a degree in Art. In 1953, she married Ensign Lyle Armel and embarked on a 30 year adventure that brought frequent moves throughout the United States as well as Japan and Italy. As a Navy wife, Barbara Lee provided a stable home for their children during Lyle's many deployments, which included two t.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 11:05:16 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joan (Robert R. Babbin '57)
Date of Birth: Tuesday, August 14th, 1934
Date of Death: Friday, March 27th, 2015
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Joan Gay Babbin, 80, passed away on March 27, 2015 after several years of battling Alzheimer's disease.
She is survived by her husband Robert Babbin and their two daughters, Susan Farhar and Sandra Smith. Joan was a Lieutenant in the Navy Nurse Corps having served eight years when she met Captain Robert Babbin, USMC. They had served sim.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 8:38:51 AM

Obituary: David Joseph Ackerson '52
David Joseph Ackerson, 85, died peacefully on Good Friday, April 3, 2015 in Mount Joy, PA surrounded by his loving wife, Frances and his devoted children, Peggy and Scott.
Born in Albuquerque, NM on September 20, 1929, Dave was the son of the late Harry Howard and Louise Walraven Ackerson. He was a 1952 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He retired from the DuPont Company in 1985 after 30 years of service. Dave had a wonderful sense of humor and many dear friends. His favorite stories were abo.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 8:04:18 AM

Obituary: John Henry Axley II '53
John Henry Axley II was born April 11, 1929, and died of acute leukemia Friday, April 3, 2015. John was born in Evansville, IN to John Henry Axley and Leila Grey Axley. He was raised in Murphy, NC. His older sister, Marion Axley Vuchetich passed away less than a month ago. John is survived by his wife of 34 years, Marian Heath Axley. John's first wife of 28 years, Gladys Elaine Wimberly Axley, preceded him in death. He is survived by his children: Lauren Axley Roberts, Pamela Axley Hightower, Wi.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 06, 2015 3:40:01 PM

Obituary: Edward Bowen Fleming '48
Edward B. Fleming, of Needham and Harwich, April 3rd. Beloved husband of Frances (Finnegan) Fleming for 63 years. Devoted father of Kathleen F. Dooley and her husband Michael of Holliston, Edward M. Fleming and his wife Jeanne of Holden, and the late Stephen C. Fleming and his surviving wife, Joan Fleming of Needham, and the late Thomas B. Fleming. Grandfather of Kara, Laura, Tommy, Billy, Ted, Abbie, Nora and Joe. Great grandfather of Emma and Aidan. Brother of Katherine Fleming of Watertown. E.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 06, 2015 3:29:12 PM

Obituary: William Norman Robinson '54
William N. Robinson (09/14/1929 ~ 03/08/2015) -- Bill had a wonderful sense of humor and many adoring friends. Bill's favorite stories were about flying, his years as a member of Tailhook, and his years at the Naval Academy. He followed Navy Football, Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees, and San Antonio Spurs. He never lost his love to go fast, driving a sports car until he was 85. He is survived by his first wife, Audrey Ourette, his nieces, Joann Lawson and Linda Bernhardt, nephews, Dennis and Br.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, April 04, 2015 11:33:27 AM

Obituary: George Edward Goodwin '48
GEORGE EDWARD GOODWIN LCDR USN (RET), born July 4, 1924, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Bernard A. and Callie P. Goodwin, died peacefully April 2, 2015, at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by Frances, his loving wife of 59 years; parents Bernard and Callie; brother Ben Allen Goodwin; sister Janice Lynn Kuhel; son-in-law Jack Duksin; and niece Martha Irwin. He is survived by his children: Timothy (Melissa Percival), Lynn, Lee (James Ivey), and Stacey; grandchildren: Callie Duksin, Samuel G.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, April 04, 2015 11:29:46 AM

Obituary: Charles Davidge Stubbs '63
Charles Davidge Stubbs, "Charlie" of Annapolis, MD passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Charles was born Feb. 8, 1941, to Theodore B. and Sara Ellen Davidge Stubbs in Galveston, TX. The senior Mr. Stubbs was an attorney who had served as a major in the Marine Corps Judge Advocate General staff, and was later elected Mayor of Galveston. Charles Stubbs graduated from Kirwin High School in Galveston, where he was captain of the football team and valedictorian of th.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, April 04, 2015 11:18:58 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Sheila (John A. Walsh '46)
Sheila Hardwick Keliher Walsh, 85 died Sunday, March 29th 2015 surrounded by family at her home in Framingham. Born to the late Rear Admiral Thomas J. Keliher of Boston and Corrine Hardwick of Los Angeles. Sheila, as the daughter of a naval officer, grew up around the Pacific, notably San Francisco, Los Angeles, Hawaii and Shanghai, China. Her father, who attended Boston Latin and the Naval Academy was from a prominent Boston Irish political family; her grandfather a 3 term State Representative .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 02, 2015 9:51:06 AM

Obituary: Jack Albert Myers '53
Mr. Jack A. Myers, 84, of Frederick, Maryland passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at Homewood at Crumland Farms. He was the husband of the late Norma L. Cullison Myers.
Born September 12, 1930 in Dallas, Texas, he was the son of the late Paul E. and Mary Wiley Myers.
Mr. Myers was a graduate of the Naval Academy in Annapolis class of 1953 and served his country in the US Air Force and the US Naval Reserves. He retired from Westinghouse after 30 years. He ran the audio visual support for Homewoo.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 02, 2015 8:46:01 AM

Obituary: Willard Everett Simon '48
Williard E. Simon, age 88, of Wilmington, DE passed away at Heartland Hospice on March 26, 2015.
Willard was born in Wilmington to the late Maggie and Ernest Simon. He graduated from P.S. duPont High School class of '44. He attended the U. S. Naval Academy, graduating in 1947 and went on to serve in the Korean conflict. After the completion of his naval service, he worked at Simon Wholesale Florist, Brandywine Raceway and the DuPont Company. He enjoyed many hours of golf, tennis and squash with.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 02, 2015 7:18:51 AM

Obituary: Charles Henry Mawhinney III '65
Charles Mawhinney III, Professor Emeritus at Metropolitan State University of Denver died at St. Anthony's Hospital, Lakewood, CO, of complications following a massive heart attack on March 24, 2015. He was born April 14, 1943 in Washington, PA, and was the son of Charles H. Mawhinney Jr. and Margaret T. Mawhinney. He was married to Annette Lege on August 27, 1982. Charles attended the U.S. Naval Academy and has degrees from Carnegie Tech and the University of Pittsburgh. His volunteer work incl.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 2:43:22 PM

Obituary: James Allen Prosser '80
James A. Prosser, 56, of Chesapeake, VA passed away on March 24, 2015 while on business in Abu Dhabi, UAE. His compassion for others showed through his kind spirit and infectious laugh. He never met a stranger, and viewed life as an exciting adventure. Jim was born July 22, 1958 in New London, CT to Norman E. and Janice C. Prosser. He was married to Jeri Lynn (Miller) Prosser. Jim graduated from the USNA, class of 80. He was currently working as Lead Yard Engineering Manager for Lockheed Martin'.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 2:34:50 PM

Obituary: Thomas Holt McCormick '58
Memorial service for Ret. Colonel Thomas (Tom) Holt McCormick of Auburn, Alabama, is Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 1 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Opelika, Alabama. Reverend Earl Ballard is officiating. A reception will be held immediately following the service. Mr. McCormick, who died on March 10, 2015, in Columbus, Georgia, was born in Hinton, West Virginia on April 15, 1937. He was raised by his school-teaching parents Mac and Martha McCormick in West Virginia. He graduated from the U..... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 10:29:25 AM

Obituary: John Roger Edson '49
John Roger Edson, M.D. age 88, died 3/9/15. Roger was a native of San Diego CA. He enlisted in the Navy out of high school, in 1944, and went on to graduate from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, with the class of 1949. He was an aircraft carrier pilot during the Korean Conflict flying AD Skyraiders. He then enrolled in UCLA Medical School where he graduated in 1961. He went on to specialize in blood coagulation and was on the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School where.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 1:28:13 PM

Obituary: Jimmy Ray Slaughter '63
Jimmy Ray Slaughter, 75, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at home with his family by his side. He was born December 31, 1939 in Sirmans, FL to Lloyd and Louise (Suber) Slaughter. He spent his early years in Greenville, FL before moving to Perry.
After graduating from Taylor County High School in 1958, Commander Slaughter enlisted in the Navy and attended Navy Preparatory School in Bainbridge, MD until he graduated in 1963. He later received a M.S. in Meteorology fro.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 29, 2015 1:55:35 PM

Obituary: Joseph Stephen Konicki '84
Captain Joseph S. Konicki, USN (retired) and CEO of Wamar International Group, passed away on March 24, 2015 as a result of a sudden heart attack. He was 53 years old. 
Captain Konicki was born in Los Angeles, CA to Joseph J. and Marilyn (LaHood) Konicki. He grew up in Butte, MT, Casper, WY, Denver, CO and finally in Spring, TX where he was an outstanding athlete and the 1980 state high jump champion. After graduating from Klein High School in 1980, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy and c.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 29, 2015 12:39:01 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Bruce F. Nolan '57)
Nancy T. Nolan, known affectionately as "Nan," passed away on Thursday, March 12th. Loving wife, mother and grandmother, she will be missed very much. 
Nan was a dedicated and caring RN. She worked over 25 years for Sentara Healthcare and retired as Administrator for Labor & Delivery at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
Nan was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Nolan and her parents, Anthony and Teresa Vagliardo. She is survived by a son Michael Nolan; a son Paul Nolan and his w.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 29, 2015 12:11:25 PM

Obituary: William Walter Bigler '56
Captain William W. Bigler, USN (Ret.), a submariner, died comfortably at home on 12 March, 2015. He was 80 years old. Wally was born on May 20, 1934 in Washington, PA to Annadill and John Bigler. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1956 and proudly served for 26 years as a submariner in the Silent Service. He married the former Collene K Cody of Honolulu, HI, and celebrated 47 years together. She was the consummate Navy wife, ever supportive and filling in for her husband during.... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 6:08:57 AM

Obituary: Bonner Bee Brown Jr. '50
Bonner Bee Brown Jr., 86, husband of Josephine Gentry Brown, died March 24 at home in Starr.
Born on April 3, 1928, in Columbia, he was the son of the late Bonner Bee and Mary Josephine Brown. Mr. Brown grew up in Albany, Ga. A graduate of the Marion Institute and the U.S. Naval Academy, he served in the Navy and retired in the Navy Reserve in 1988. Before his retirement he worked for West Point Foundry and Machine Co., headquartered in West Point, Ga. He was an active member of St. John's Unit.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 27, 2015 5:32:37 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Isabelle (Donald J. Lisa '57)
Isabelle O'Neill Lisa "Izzy", of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Izzy was born on March 12, 1934, in Philadelphia, PA, to Thomas O'Neill and Margaret Hayes O'Neill. She attended Camden Catholic High School (Class of 1952). In 1950, she met her classmate and future husband, Donald J. Lisa, at a soda shop in Camden, NJ. Izzy and Don were married on June 15, 1957, in Annapolis, MD, one week after Don's graduation from the United .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:08:41 AM

Obituary: Rodney Eugene Eyster '50
RODNEY E. EYSTER  (1928 ~ 2015)  
On March 12, 2015 at his residence in Washington, DC. Husband of Ellen; father of Erik and the late Christina; and uncle to Charles. Funeral to be held at a later date in Cincinnati, Ohio. Donations can be made to the Naval Academy Class of 1950 Class Project, P. O. Box 79035, Baltimore, MD 21279-0035 or Yale Law School Class of 1957, P. O. Box 208341, New Haven, CT 06520-8341.
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 8:43:25 AM

Obituary: Gordon Frank Harris '71
Gordon Frank Harris, age 65, resident of Grand Junction, United States Veteran, retired pilot for Federal Express and husband of Eleanor Morgan Harris, departed this life Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his residence.
Services of Remembrance for Mr. Harris are incomplete and will be announced by the Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville.
Mr. Harris was born August 22, 1949 in Aldershot, England. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Archibald Harris and Patricia Neal Harris. He receiv.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 8:19:01 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Alice (Harlan M. Twible '46)
Alice Twible, 91, went to be with the Lord March 15, 2015. As in life, her beloved friend and husband, Harlan M. Twible was by her side as she peacefully passed away in her home in Sarasota. She predeceases her children, Pamela Twible, Susan Lestock, Barbara Twible, and David M. Twible and grandson James McCluskey and his wife Diana McCluskey. She was born February 1, 1924, in Ware, Mass., to Marion Davis and Bernard W. Southworth. After graduating from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. Alic.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 23, 2015 5:25:24 AM

Obituary: David Kirk Chastain '66
David Kirk Chastain, 70, resident of 527 Pascal Drive, husband of Carol Ann Johnson Chastain, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at his home. Born in Corpus Christi, TX, April 24, 1944, he was a son of the late Ted C. and Doris Madeline Verheyden Chastain. He attended the US Naval Academy, the University of Delaware and Central Michigan University. He was a retired Lt. Colonel from the US Army having served for over 34 years in both active and reserve duty. Mr. Chastain was a member of Main Street Uni.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 23, 2015 5:17:16 AM

Obituary: Lawrence Davis Bauer '59
Lawrence D. BauerMarch 13, 2015 peacefully with his loving wife and brother-in-law by his side. Predeceased by his sister, Ann; brother, Chuck and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Fisher. Survived by his wife, Eileen; sons, Lawrence (Laurie), John (Valerie), Ronny (Marla) and Stephen (Gabriela); grandchildren, Cole, Julian, Ronan, Adrian and Ezra; sister, Lee Saurer; brother Hank; sister-in-law, Dottie Keegan; brothers-in-law, Jim Keegan and Donald Fisher; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Lawrence g.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 23, 2015 5:07:44 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Frances (George E. Goodwin '48)
FRANCES BOONE HARDMAN GOODWIN 
Fran Goodwin, born June 25, 1930, in Massillon, Ohio, to Richard B. and Frances W. Hardman, died peacefully on March 10, 2015. She is predeceased by her parents, brother Richard Hardman, sister Jean Seals, and son-in-law Jack Duksin. She is survived by George, her loving husband of 59 years; children: Timothy (Melissa Percival), Lynn, Lee (James Ivey), and Stacey; grandchildren: Callie Duksin, Samuel Goodwin, Sarah Lavelle, Daniel Goodwin, Eleanor Percival-Go.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 20, 2015 8:43:52 AM

Obituary: George Thomas Dyer Jr. '52
George Thomas Dyer, Jr. (Jan. 23, 1929 - Mar. 16, 2015 )
Captain George T. Dyer, Jr. U.S. Navy (Retired) of Sarasota, FL died at his home on March 16, 2015. Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, 40 N. Orange Avenue, Sarasota, FL. Funeral services will be on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, 40 N. Orange Avenue. Captain Dyer will be buried on Monday at 2:30 PM.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 20, 2015 7:02:37 AM

Obituary: Guy Carleton Jarratt III '56
Capt. GUY CARLETON JARRATT, III , USN Ret. (Age 81)  
Capt. Guy Carleton Jarratt, III, USN Ret., passed away on March 17, 2015 in Rockville, MD. Guy was a graduate of the USNA (1956), career Naval officer, realtor, and mentor to Christian military officers around the world. He was predeceased by his first wife, Esther Stoll Jarratt. Loved ones who survive him and knew him as a man after God's heart include his wife, Virginia Turner Jarratt; his children: Melanie Jarratt Wolfe, Daniel Carle.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 19, 2015 9:14:23 AM

Obituary: Martin Joseph Sullivan '79
MARTIN JOSEPH SULLIVAN, Col. USMC, (Ret.)  
Martin "Marty" Sullivan passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at his home, surrounded by his family after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Mary Ellen, his son Tim, and his daughter-in-law Marisa. Marty was born on June 21, 1957 in Drexel Hill, PA. He is a 1979 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and he spent a distinguished, 26-year career as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. As a Mar.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 19, 2015 9:02:52 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marilyn (Norman W. Shriver '58)
MARILYN WILEY SHRIVER - "Whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away ." James 4:14 Marilyn Wiley Shriver, age 76, formerly of Tuscumbia, AL, passed away at her home, sur- rounded by her children, on February 28, 2015. Our beautiful, loving mother epitomized elegance and grace. Marilyn… Mom…Gran… Mrs. Shriver… was born in Sheffield, AL, to Lonnie Clinton Wiley and Mar.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:54:33 PM

Obituary: Frank Rodes Cassilly '50
Frank Rodes Cassilly died February 26, 2015, in the presence of loving family at his home in Pt. Loma where he had lived for 40 years.
Frank was born July 10, 1927 to Frank and Elizabeth (McCarty) Cassilly in Louisville, KY. He graduated from Male High School in 1945. In late August he entered the U.S. Naval Academy Prep School in Bainbridge MD, launching a career that would span 35 years and two wars, and bring deep personal satisfaction to him and his family. It would also extend a legacy of .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 10:52:55 AM

Obituary: Marvin Jerome Becker '47
Marvin Jerome ("Buddy") Becker, 91, of Macon, Georgia, died Tuesday, March 17 after a brief illness. Mr. Becker was born in Macon on May 24, 1923 to Ida Lavine Becker and Simon Lewis Becker. He graduated from Lanier High School and attended the University of Georgia, where he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy where he later taught physics. As a Commander in the U.S. Navy, he served for many years in the Naval Reserve. He was married to C.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 9:35:11 AM

Obituary: Charles William Ballew '55
Charles William "Bill" Ballew, 83, of Johnson City, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015. The son of the late Major Lester A. and Zuma Stubblefield Ballew, he grew up in Johnson City. He graduated from Science Hill High School in 1949 and attended ETSU. In 1951, he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Bill graduated in 1955 and married his high school sweetheart, Evelyn Brant, in the Academy Chapel. They had two children, Lynn and Charles, Jr. After leaving the Navy, he work.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 9:16:22 AM

Obituary: Charles Ralph Porcelli '73
Charles R. Porcelli, 63, of Telford, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at his residence. 
He and his beloved wife Colleen (Burke) Porcelli would have celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary in November.
Born in Jamaica, NY he was a son of the late Raffaelle and Josephine (Malazdra) Porcelli. Following high school, he enrolled in the Naval Academy, and graduated with the class of 1973.
A U. S. Navy pilot, he attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander during his years of .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:27:06 AM

Obituary: Thomas John McGinty '57
Thomas J. McGinty CDR USN (Ret.), On Sunday, March 15, 2015 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of 56 years to Gloria "Peggy" McGinty; father of Moira McGinty Klos (Eric), Erin Sonderman (Chris) and Jay McGinty (Debbie); brother of John "Jack" McGinty and the late Margaret Ann McGinty; grandfather of Tara, Kayla, Mitchell, Alec, Madison, Jonathan and Nicholas; great-grandfather of Reyna. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Aledandria, VA on Sunday, Ma.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 5:34:28 AM

Obituary: James Asbury Downey Eaton '43
James Asbury Downey Eaton, 94, Allentown, PA, died March 13, 2015 in Luther Crest, where he was residing. He was the widower of Alice (Peter) Eaton. Born in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of the late Joseph Jackson Eaton and Lucy (Downey) Eaton. He attended the University of Alabama and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, class of 1943 that graduated in 1942, followed by post graduate studies at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He honorably served his country .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (George R. Stubbs '58)
Jean Mollohan Stubbs of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina passed away Tuesday March 10, 2015. A service to celebrate Jean's life will be held Saturday March 14 at 4pm at St Luke's Church, Hilton Head. Burial will be at Beaufort National Cemetery at 1pm on Tuesday March 17, 2015. Jean was born May 27, 1938 in Washington D. C., the daughter of Edison and Jean (Jackson) Mollohan. She married George R. Stubbs on June 7, 1958. Jean was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity, Daughters of the Ameri.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 7:47:14 AM

Obituary: John Allen Marymont '65
Retired Commander John Allen Marymont, 72, of New Oxford, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at his residence. He was the husband of Carol A. (Strausbaugh) Marymont, his wife of 31 years.
John was born Nov. 18, 1942 in Warren, the son of the late Jane (Allen) Marymont and the late Henry C. and Mary E. "Betty" (Kirkpatrick) Marymont.
John was a member of Great Conewago Presbyterian Church in Hunterstown. He was a 1965 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, served three tours during the Vietnam War, an.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 15, 2015 6:22:47 AM

Obituary: Robert Allen Boyd '65
Robert Allen Boyd, 71, Kokomo, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015, in Pinellas Park, Florida. He was born September 21, 1943, in Evansville, to John and Frances (Pickett) Boyd. On May 9, 1969, he married Cheryl (Adams) Boyd, and she survives.
He was a Vietnam Veteran and served in the United States Navy from 1961 to 1962 and the United States Army from 1965 to 1967. He attended the US Naval Academy and graduated from Indiana University. He worked as a letter carrier for the United States Post.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 15, 2015 5:34:54 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (James W. Beeler '49)
Elizabeth "Beth" Beeler, 90, passed away peacefully after a short illness on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Interment will be in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery after a private family ceremony. Beth was born Feb. 2, 1925, to Eleanor Hafer Hartley and Ralph Hartley in Irvington, Ill. She lived in Kirkwood, Mo., during her school years, graduating from Kirkwood High School. She received a BS in home economics from the University of Missouri and did a year's internship in Hospital Dietetics at the .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 5:24:31 AM

Obituary: Gary Austin Nady '57
Gary Austin Nady, 81, surrounded by his loving family, peacefully took God's hand and went from this life to everlasting life on Sunday March 8. He was born on Feb. 23, 1934 to Jennie Wray and Xavier Nady in Fairfield Iowa. He is predeceased by his parents, brother Xavier Wray Nady and sister Charmian Nady Carlson. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 yrs, Michelle Heiner Nady. His children Ron Nady, Libby Lynch and husband Peter, Jenny Montgomery and husband Monty and Scott Nady and wife Ron.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 5:18:20 AM

Obituary: Clark Edwin MacKinnon '63
Clark Edwin MacKinnon, passed away in Tampa, Florida on March 4, 2015, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Clark was born June 24, 1939 to Dr. Edwin D. & Thirza E. MacKinnon in Saginaw, Michigan. After graduating Culver Military Academy, Clark attended Lawrence Technological University, where he earned a degree in architecture, he then attended The United States Naval Academy. During a professional career spanning more than four decades, Clark worked on many notable projects in.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 5:08:28 AM

Obituary: Francis Xavier Kuhn '48
Francis X. Kuhn, 90, passed away on March 7, 2015. He was a native of Maryland, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a Naval Veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict. After retiring from the Navy, he received a Master's Degree from UVA and became a math teacher for the VA Beach School System.
He is survived by his three children, Linda Harvey (Jeremy), Karl Kuhn, and Michael Kuhn (Carol), as well as 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. 
A private family ceremony was held on March.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 15, 2015 4:56:21 AM

Obituary: Kevin Francis Butler '74
Kevin Francis Butler, 62 of Chesapeake, VA died March 8, 2015. Born in Park Forest, IL, he was the son Millicent Haberman Butler and the late Henry Francis Butler.
Mr. Butler was a 1974 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He retired as a Commander from the U.S. Navy in 1994 after 20 years of service. He attended St. Stephen's Martyr Catholic Church and was a past Grand Knight and member of the Knights of Columbus.
Kevin was currently a federal employee working on the U.S. Joint Staff J7, Suffo.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 15, 2015 4:50:23 AM

Obituary: Thomas Rhodes Langley Jr. '56
Cdr. Thomas R. Langley, Jr., USN (RET), age 81, with family by his side, passed away in Tallahassee on March 8, 2015, following a brief illness. A longtime resident of Sacramento, California, Tom had recently moved to Tallahassee to be near his beloved grandchildren. 
Tom was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 12, 1933, to Thomas R. and Ann Marie (Hesford) Langley. The family soon moved to California, where Tom's mother passed away when he was just a toddler. With his father a U.S.
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Sunday, March 15, 2015 4:45:35 AM

Obituary: James Allen Dickey '56
James A. Dickey, Naval Academy class of 1956, passed away on March 6, 2015. He was 83 years old. Jim received his Congressional appointment in the early 1950s, during the Korean conflict. He had previously joined the Naval Reserve and was attached to VF-885, an F8F squadron out of Olathe, Kansas. During one of the training weekends he was called in by his Commanding Officer and informed that because he had received the principal appointment to the Naval Academy, and the Squadron had been called .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 4:26:17 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth ( Ben Scott Custer '26)
Elizabeth Hawkins Custer
(October 1, 1910-March 1, 2015). The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, formerly the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD), mourns the passing of Elizabeth "Betts" Hawkins Custer, a prominent supporter of research in mental health and of our organization since its inception. Mrs. Custer and her late husband, Rear Admiral Ben Scott Custer (USN retired) were early leaders in the cause of improving life and prospects for people suff.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:30:46 AM

Obituary: Aubrey Lester Buck Jr. '45
(October 5, 1921 - March 2, 2015) AUBREY LESTER (LES) BUCK, JR '45
Aubrey Lester Buck, Jr of San Antonio, Texas died on March 2, 2014 at the age of ninety-three.
Les was born to Maidee and A. Lester Buck, Sr. on October 5, 1921 in Muskogee, Oklahoma and graduated from Muskogee Central High School. Prior to entering the United States Naval Academy in 1941, he attended Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa for two years. After graduating from the Naval Academy in 1944, Les served on the USS Saratog.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:23:37 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Sally (George W. Peterson Jr. '56)
Sally Ann Masten Peterson, 79, was reunited with the love of her life, George, on the morning of February 28, 2015 at Penrose Hospital. Sally was born on September 17, 1935 in Plattsburgh, NY to Ralph Masten and Jennie Jones. She and her older brother, Ralph, were raised in Yorkhaven, PA where her father ran the paper mill. After graduating high school, Sally attended Hood College with the aspirations of becoming a nurse. While attending college, she met George, who was currently a midshipman at.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:11:04 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Imogene (James H. Janson '46)
Imogene Hazel Janson February 7, 1924 - February 6, 2015 Burial Date February 14, 2015 Imogene Hazel Herzik was born February 7, 1924, the second of two children of Louis M. and Emilie (Millie) Margarethe Herzik. Although legal documents identify Flatonia as her place of birth, she was born at the family home in tiny Praha, Fayette County, Texas. She was baptized into the Christian faith at the Methodist church in Schulenburg. Her father died in 1927, and Millie, Jean (as she came to be known) a.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:02:52 AM

Obituary: James David Everett '55
Retired Col. James David Everett, USAF, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He was born May 25, 1931, in Elizabethtown, Tenn. At the age of 2, after the death of his mother, he lived with his maternal grandparents in Spruce Pine, NC. At the age of 3, Jim, his brother and sister went to Barium Springs Home for Children, in Statesville, where he lived until he graduated high school. He excelled in sports and was valedictorian of his class. After attending NC State for 1½ years he received an appoi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:59:38 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Eloise (Eugene P. Rankin '37 & Thomas D. Davies '37)
Eloise English Davies, one of the first of the Navy WAVES in World War II and later a senior attorney on the appellate staff of the Justice Department, died March 3 in her home at Heron Point in Chestertown, after a brief illness. She was 94.
The daughter of Rear Admiral Robert Henry English and Eloise Walker English of Warrenton, Ga., she joined the WAVES in 1942 shortly before her father, serving as commander of Pacific submarine forces, was killed in a plane crash that also took the lives of.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 5:27:09 AM

Obituary: James William Brundage '53
James W. Brundage 85, died March 2, 2015, at Elim Park in Cheshire, CT. He was born March 14, 1929 in Waterbury, CT. He was the husband of Barbara (Sills) Brundage for 61 years and was the son of the late Richard and Christine (Herman) Brundage. Jim was a life long resident of Prospect (except for his Naval Academy and Air Force years). A graduate of Prospect Community School and Crosby High School, he then attended Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute for two years before being appointed to the US .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 4:59:39 AM

Obituary: Robert Ward O'Reilly '48
Captain Robert W. O'Reilly USN (Ret.) died on March 4, 2015 at Upper Chesapeake Hospital.
Bob was born on September 10, 1926 in Dallas Texas. The son of an Old Sea Dog he entered the US Naval Academy in 1944 graduating in 1948. He was commissioned as a gunnery officer and was assigned to the USS Missouri. In 1952, he entered Submarine School in New London CT and later served as Operations Officer and Navigator aboard the USS Grampus. Bob left active duty in 1955 for a career with Honeywell cont.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 09, 2015 8:04:08 PM

Obituary: Daniel Harry Meyer '72
Captain Daniel H. Meyer, Ret., USN 
Daniel Harry Meyer, 67, of Lake Anna, Virginia, died Friday, March 6, 2015. He passed away at his home on Lake Anna, Virginia, after a long battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). 
He was born February 3, 1948, in Bath, Pennsylvania to Howard Meyer and Elizabeth Frey Meyer. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1972 with an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed his post graduate work in Monterey, Cali.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 09, 2015 6:56:23 PM

Obituary: Donald Robert Griesmer '51
Col. Donald Robert Griesmer, USAF, Ret., 86, of Memphis, Tennessee, formerly of Annandale, Virginia, passed away on March 3, 2015. He died peacefully surrounded by his family. Don was born in Cleveland on July 18, 1928. He attended De La Salle Collegiate High School in Detroit, Michigan and then graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1951. He obtained an M.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1957 and an M.S. degree in Business Administration and Ma.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 6:38:57 PM

Obituary: Arthur Donald Neustel '50
Arthur D. Neustel, 86, died peacefully at home on March 4, 2015.  He was born on June 25, 1928 in Pullman, WA.  He came to Brevard County in 1984 to teach finance at UCF, Brevard after earning his Ph.D from Virginia Tech. He retired in 1992.
Arthur served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1950.  He was an Aviator and a submarine engineer. He also earned two Masters degrees from MIT.
In retirement, Art was active in the Episcopal commun.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 09, 2015 10:24:02 AM

Obituary: Jack Edmunds Magee '49
Captain Jack Edmunds Magee, U. S. Navy retired, 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Captain Magee was a native of Oil City, PA, and was a resident of Norfolk since 1975. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Nancy Zizert Magee; his two children, Charlotte Ann Magee, and William E. Magee and his wife, Laura; his sister Mary Magee Wischhusen; three grandchildren, Jessica and Jacob Magee and Alex Strickland; sister-in-law, Betty Hilsheimer; and nieces and nephews, Kathy,.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 10:04:11 AM

Obituary: Charles Wesley Rush Jr. '41
Charles Wesley Rush, Jr., Captain, U.S.N., Retired, 95, of Port St Lucie, Florida passed away on February 27, 2015 in his home surrounded by loved ones. Charlie, son of Charles W. Rush, Sr. and Dorothy McFaddin, was born in Greensboro, Alabama on March 18, 1919. He is survived by his wife, LaVonne Rush, his children, Michelle Liset, Suzanne Oken, and Stephen Rush, his stepchildren, Timothy Dirks, Darcy Kimmel, Marcine Stone, James Dirks, David Dirks, Dale Dirks, and many grandchildren and great .... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 9:54:12 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Janet (Robert Bryan '48)
Janet McNeil Kelly Bryan of Charlotte, formerly of Dunn, NC, died on March 5, 2015, at the age of 91. She was the wife of Robert Cavenaugh Bryan, also of Charlotte. She and her husband moved to Charlotte in 2008 to be near their children. Janet was born in Erwin, NC, on August 25, 1923, to Anna Roberta Davis and Richard Sterling Kelly. After attending Erwin schools during her youth, she attended St. Mary's Junior College in Raleigh and graduated from Converse College in Spartanburg, SC in 1944. .... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 5:40:47 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (Norman C. Nash '42)
Mary Frances Hendrix Nash died peacefully on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Goodwin House Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia. Born in Idabel, Oklahoma on August 13, 1920, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hendrix, she brought joy to life and was loved as a daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, friend, teacher and volunteer. She graduated from Oklahoma College for Women with honors and immediately supported our country during WWII in an aviation plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 5:36:32 AM

Obituary: Lewis Smith Baldwin '64
Lewis Baldwin, 72, of Humarock, MA, died on Tuesday, March 3, after a long illness. Lew was born June 9, 1942, to Thomas H. Jr. and Martha S. Baldwin of Norwich, Conn., where he was raised. He graduated from the Norwich Free Academy in 1960 as a member of the Honor Society and was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. He completed parachute training with the U.S. Army Airborne at Fort Benning, Ga. Graduating in 1964 as an Ensign, he chose U.S. Navy Flight Training in Pensacola, Fla.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 5:20:10 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joanne (Robert V. Smoak Sr. '53)
(October 22, 1930 - February 8, 2015) Joanne Janvier Lamar Smoak, age 84, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the Suncoast Hospice North in Palm Harbor with her loving family at her side. 
Born on October 22, 1930, in Washington D.C., she was the daughter of Mirabeau Bonaparte and Mary Francis McKinley Lamar.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 61 years, Robert V. Smoak, Sr. of Largo, Florida, sons Robert V. Smoak, Jr. of Tarpon Springs, Florida, Michael L. .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:52:05 AM

Obituary: Eberhardt Victor Niemeyer Jr. '41
E.V. "Vic" Niemeyer passed away peacefully at home on March 1, 2015, holding the hand of his beloved wife Lala. He was born in Houston on September 28, 1919 and grew up in La Porte, Texas on Galveston Bay. He graduated from the local high school in 1936 and then attended Schreiner Institute in Kerrville and the U.S. Naval Academy for one year, before graduating from the University of Texas with a degree in liberal arts in 1941.
In late 1941 Vic entered Northwestern University Naval Reserve trai.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:27:50 AM

Obituary: Jerry Hall Black '61
COMMANDER JERRY H. BLACK, USN (RET.)
Jerry H. Black, 76, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 in Sarasota, Fla. Born Nov. 15, 1938 in Chambersburg, Pa. to George Skinner and Margartet Hall Black, Jerry grew up in Chambersburg and attended local area schools before attending Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pa. He went on to the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 1961. Jerry retired from the Navy after 20 years of service and then worked for Sprint in Reston, Va. until 1994. Residin.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:22:35 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Donald S. Murray '47)
Elizabeth Rose (Betty) MURRAY
Devoted Wife, Loving Mother, and Faithful Friend Died Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at Marian of St Paul Senior Living Residence. Betty was born on September 6th, 1924, in St. Cloud, Minnesota, one of eight children (seven of which were girls). She met Don Murray working on the school paper for St. Cloud Tech and made an honest man out of him upon his graduation from the US Naval Academy in 1946. As a young girl, Betty loved summers at the lake in Avon, MN, and became co.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 10:48:14 AM

Obituary: Bruce Murphy '40
(November 24, 1916  -  February 24, 2015) Bruce Murphy died at home at age 98 in Melrose after a short illness. 
He was born in 1916 in Knapp, TX and grew up nearby with his brothers Lloyd, Glen and Brent. 
His mother and father ranched some 30 miles West of Snyder in the mesquite country along the Texas Colorado River. Because of hard times in the 30's and to obtain a better education, Bruce spent much of his high school time living with his uncle at Ranger, TX near F.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:06:10 AM

Obituary: Frank Rodes Cassilly '50
Frank Rodes Cassilly passed away at his residence on February 26, 2015. He was born in Kentucky to Frank Cassilly and Elizabeth McCarty on July 10, 1927. Services will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm. at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. He will be having full Military Honors in Honor of his service to our Country serving 30 years and being Honorably Discharged as a Captain.
Beardsley-Mitchell Funeral Home1818 Sunset Cliffs BlvdSan Diego, CA 92107 619-223-8100
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Wednesday, March 04, 2015 4:16:05 AM

Obituary: Roy Vesta White '60
Roy V. White, age 79, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Winter Haven. 
Born September 23, 1935, in Milton, Florida, he was the son of the late Murdoch and Ruth (Holliday) White. Roy attend the Naval Academy at Annapolis and graduated from Georgia Tech. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. Roy worked many years as an engineer and later in the construction industry. Mr. White was a charter member of Wildwood Baptist Church in Bartow. 
Along with his parents, Roy is precede.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:44:39 PM

Obituary: Randolph Maury Browne III '57
Colonel Randolph Maury Browne, III, U.S. Marine Corps, Retired, died on March 1, 2015. He was born in Washington, D.C., on February 19, 1935, son of the late Randolph Maury Browne, Jr., and the late Jeanette Miller Browne Cyrus. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth McInnis Browne, a son, Randolph Maury Browne, IV, of Indiatlantic, Florida, and a daughter, Kathryn Browne Pfeifer of Middletown, Virginia. Colonel Browne leaves behind four grandchildren: Randolph Maury Browne, V, Mark A.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:35:38 PM

Obituary: James Joseph Conlin Jr. '45
James J. Conlin Jr. of Wakefield, R.I. died peacefully on Feb. 21 at age 92. He was born in Jersey City in 1922 to Katherine Roach Conlin and James Conlin Sr. He had a younger brother, Robert.
Jim was educated at St. Peter's Prep in Jersey City, and was appointed to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis. He served in the Pacific theater in World War II on the USS Leyte and the USS Noble.
Jim married Vera Hoopmann of Union, N.J. in 1946. They had a very happy and devoted marriage until V.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 02, 2015 8:45:54 AM

Obituary: William Shirley Hiatt Jr. '55
Mr. William Shirley Hiatt, Jr., 83, died Thursday, February 26, 2015. Member of North Trenholm Baptist Church, Woody Howle Sunday School class. Born in Tifton, GA, he was a son of the late Virginia E. and William S. Hiatt Sr. Mr. Hiatt attended the US Naval Academy and Southern Methodist University, later receiving a Master of Business at Rollins College. He was a pioneer in the semiconductor industry, working for Texas Instruments and Motorola Semiconductor, retiring as worldwide salesman of th.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 02, 2015 8:13:12 AM

Obituary: James Arthur Latham '51
James Arthur Latham passed away quietly on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Grace Home after his courageous battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm. Officiating will be Rev. Carl Rhoads, with a reception following at the church.
Jim graduated from Messick High School in Memphis, TN where he was in the R.O.T.C. Jim trained as a U.S. Air Force pilot at Marion Military Institute and served in active duty duri.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 27, 2015 5:31:24 AM

Obituary: Stephen McLean Arlett '68
Stephen M. Arlett (July 2, 1944 - Feb. 1, 2015)
Stephen McLean Arlett passed away after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's. He touched so many lives with his gentle spirit and generosity.
Steve was born in Oakland to Arthur and Alicia Maiden Arlett. He graduated from Piedmont High School in 1962, and earned a degree in Engineering/Mathematics from the Naval Academy, Annapolis in 1968. In 1974, he graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, earning his Masters in Telecommunicati.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 26, 2015 9:04:28 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Eola (Earl B. Johnson '43 & Reuben F. Woodall '43)
On February 16, 2015; Eola Terry Johnson Woodall, 93, of Annapolis, MD, peacefully passed away after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family, at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Admired by all who knew her as a charming, gracious, and kind Southern lady, Terry was born on February 4, 1922, in Greensboro, Alabama. She graduated from Montevallo College for Women, now the University of Montevallo, before she married her childhood sweetheart, Earl Banks "Sandy" Johnson, in 1945. For the next 25.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:31:36 AM

Obituary: James Donald Elliott '50
James (Don) Elliott
Don Elliott, a 22-year resident of Escondido, passed away February 5, 2015 from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was born in Beaver, Pennsylvania in 1927 to William Paul and Mary Frances Elliott, the second of four children. His early education was in a one room schoolhouse. In 1945, Don joined the Navy and subsequently got an appointment to the Naval Academy, graduating in 1950. Early sea assignments were aboard USS Salem, USS E.G. Small, and USS Kelso. During shore.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:24:48 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carolyn (Paul V. Martenson '48)
Memorial for Carolyn K. Martenson Born in Baltimore, MD on Jun. 1, 1926 Departed on Feb. 13, 2015 and resided in Darien, CT. Service: Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 Carolyn K. Martenson, known as Carol, went to the Lord on Friday, February 13th, at Stamford Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Born on June 1, 1926, to Katherine Austin and Mark A. Krieger, she grew up in Baltimore, MD. Carol graduated from Notre Dame of Maryland Preparatory School in Baltimore in 1944. She continued her education at.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:42:12 AM

Obituary: Charles Byron Dunn '53
Charles B. Dunn, age 83, passed away February 18, 2015. He was born and lived most of his life in Mattapoisett. He graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1949 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. After his naval service, he returned to this area, where he worked in New Bedford at Revere Copper and Brass Inc. until his retirement. He is survived by his widow Edna S. Dunn, his son and daughter-in-law Jeffrey and Lisa Dunn, and several grand and great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be pr.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:38:08 AM

Obituary: Richard Edward Cherry Jr. '54
Richard E. Cherry Jr (Dick) died in Merritt Island, FL on February 22, 2015 at the age of 82.  Born in Albany, GA, Dick attended the United States Naval Academy graduating in 1954. After graduation he married the former Carolyn Lewis of Towson, MD.
Dick joined the Air Force where he served in multiple fighter squadrons highlighted by two tours in Vietnam where he flew 86 combat missions. In between assignments, he received a master's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from M.I.T. Later in .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:19:35 AM

Obituary: Christopher James Kelly '83
Christopher James Kelly, age 53 of Eva, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at his residence. He was born January 13, 1961 in Georgia to Cornelius A Kelly and the late Catherine A. Palm Kelly. 
He was a retired Commander after serving 21 years in the US Navy. He was a Senior Engineer for Science Application International Corporation.
Survivors include his wife, Karen A Kelly; a daughter, Ashleigh K. Kelly West; and his father.
A memorial service will be at a later date.
Cullman Heri.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 23, 2015 4:41:31 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Chuckie (Joseph N. Schettino '50)
B. Marjorie Coxon Schettino On December 27, 2014, Marjorie joined her beloved husband, son and family members in heaven. Chuckles, as she was affectionately known, was truly a daughter of Arizona. She was born in Wilcox, Arizona to Senator William Coxon and his wife, Evelyn Loss Coxon, on September 2, 1930. Chuckles' was the second youngest of eight children; she had six brothers, Vincent, Nathan, Zachary, Quentin, Ted, and Frank and a sister, Elizabeth. Her grandparents, Peter and Eva Loss Scho.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015 3:38:55 PM

Obituary: John Waters Duckett Jr. '50
John Waters Duckett, Jr. ("Jack"), 87 of Freehold Township died February, 19, 2015. Mr. Duckett was born June 10, 1927 in Texas, the son of John W. and Eva C. Duckett. He grew up in Pelham Manor, New York and Cranbury, New Jersey.
A graduate of the Peddie School in 1945, Jack was awarded an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. After completing his basic training, he resigned from the Navy and acquired a degree in Animal Husbandry from the Rutgers Agricultural College.
.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 23, 2015 3:33:56 PM

Obituary: James Morgan Leiser '51
James Morgan Leiser 
Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 11th, 1927Date of Death: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Funeral Home:Gable Funeral Chapel & Cremation Serviceswww.gablefh.com225 Northeast 80th AvenuePortland, Oregon, 97213
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at the Montavilla United Methodist Church in Portland, Oregon.
James is survived by 6 children, James, Steven, Brian, Karen, Kevin, and Brenda.
Interment will be at Willamette National Cemet.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 23, 2015 3:25:19 PM

Obituary: Franklin Cully Knock '48
CAPT Franklin Cully Knock USN (Ret.) - Frank passed into eternal life on January 24th, 2015, after a brief illness surrounded by family and friends. He was born December 8, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Franklin Coblentz Knock and Ruth Marie Cully. Frank gained an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating with the class of 1948A. He met and married the love of his life, Carol Elizabeth LaChapelle, in Monterrey, CA in 1958. They were married for almost 53 years, before sh.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015 3:20:56 PM

Obituary: Byron Crabbe Ruble '50
Captain Byron Crabbe Ruble, USN (Ret) passed away February 15, 2015 from pneumonia and multiple organ failure in Clearwater, FL. He was born 2 October 1925 in Albert Lea, MN, the son of Harry E. Ruble and Sarah N. Crabbe. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1950 as a member of the Eighth Company, the US Naval Submarine School in 1952, and the US Army War College in 1966.
 
In 1961 he was an instructor at the Canadian Anti-Submarine Warfare School in Halifax, N.S. International students.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 23, 2015 2:33:37 PM

Obituary: Robert Burwell Fulton '32
Rear Admiral Robert B. Fulton, USN (Ret.), 104, passed peacefully from this life on 18 February 2015 at Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville, TN. He grew up in Washington, DC, and after graduation from the US Naval Academy in 1932, he served on the cruisers Raleigh and Indianapolis and the destroyer Dickerson. He coached crew at the Naval Academy and began a graduate course in marine engineering, receiving an MS degree in 1941 from MIT. He was then ordered to the Asiatic Fleet where he.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015 8:57:00 AM

Obituary: James Lawrence Black '56
James "Jim" Lawrence Black of Sylvania Township, Ohio, passed away on February 20, 2015. He was deeply loved by family and friends and will be greatly missed. 
Born near Philadelphia and having lived many years in Connecticut, Jim and his family moved to Toledo in 1969 to work for Toledo Scale. He then worked for DeVilbiss, Owens Corning Fiberglass, Tibbet and Danberry. 
Next to his family, Jim's loves were the Navy and cycling. Jim graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 23, 2015 6:18:19 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jacque (Spiro Spirson '48)
Jacque Spirson-Ford
Jacquolyn "Jacque" Spirson-Ford, age 85, went to be with Jesus, Tuesday, February 17, 2015. She was born in Century, FL, where she grew up on her grandmother's farm. She and her mother, Macquolyn Purvis, moved to Annapolis, MD, where Jacque met and married Spiro Spirson, a graduate of the Naval Academy class of 1948. When Spiro was deployed to Korea, Jacque moved to Pensacola to be near family. After Spiro's return they moved to Monterey, CA, where they lived until Spiro ret.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:30:58 AM

Obituary: Alex Edward Fazekas '56
Lt. Col. Alex E. Fazekas, USMC (Ret.), 82, died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, February 16, 2015. He was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. Al made friends with everyone he met and was beloved by everyone he touched with his kindness and thoughtfulness. He will be long remembered for his courageous and proud devotion to his country.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, February 20, 2015 at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church.
Born in Pocahontas, VA, AL w.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 7:29:17 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Anne (James L. Quinn Jr. '52)
Anne Everett Quinn (Nan) a resident of Ginger Cove and formally a resident of High Ridge Road, both in Annapolis, Maryland, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2015 surrounded by her loving husband, 11 children and their families.
Anne was born on Jefferson Street in Baltimore, Maryland on December 11, 1931. She was the youngest of six children born to William F. Everett and Marie E. Granlund.
Nan graduated from The Catholic High-School of Baltimore in 1949. After high school, she attended .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 6:42:45 AM

Obituary: Robert Ellsworth Thomas Jr. '41
Robert E. Thomas
The County's first Administrative Officer, Robert E. "Bob" Thomas Jr., Captain, CEC, USN, (Ret.) passed away quietly on February 10, 2015. He was 95.
Prior to joining the County, Thomas served 24 years in the Navy. His naval career began upon entry into the Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Ensign Thomas graduated in February, 1941, and was assigned as an anti-aircraft gunnery officer on the battleship, USS Nevada. He was seriously wounded during the battle, spending more tha.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 6:07:21 AM

Obituary: Albert Leroy Jenks '49
Capt. Albert L. Jenks, USN (Ret.) (06/27/1926 ~ 02/01/2015)
Al was born and raised in Chicago and Dixon, IL and Balboa Island, CA. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944; and graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1949. He and his wife, Bobby, had two sons, Peter and Tim. They lived in San Diego for 46 years. Al served with Navy ships in the Med before attending MIT for grad school; he then made his Navy career as an engineering duty officer. He served as Chief Engineer in USS Macon, in BuShips, at DA.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 5:33:15 AM

Obituary: John William McCord '48
Memorial Service for John William (Jack) McCord and Mary Katherine McCord Married June 28, 1949, Jack and Mary K. lived a remarkable life together full of adventure that comes with a career in the U.S. Navy and building a family of eight children. Mary K. was born in Carrington, North Dakota on June 30, 1922. She was raised in Mankato, Minnesota. In 1944 she enlisted in the Coast Guard as a Communications Specialist. She met Jack shortly after the end of WW-II - on New Year's Eve 1948. Jack was .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:21:59 AM

Obituary: Joseph William Rowland Felty '66
Capt. Joseph William Rowland Felty USN (Ret.)
Joe was born on Nov. 3, 1942 in Canton, Texas to LT and Margaret (Rowland) Felty. Joe, his brother Larry Felty and sister Margaret Felty lived in Waxahachie where Joe grew up playing football, eventually achieving an All State center accolade while attending Waxahachie High School. Joe graduated from Waxahachie High school in 1961 and attended The New Mexico Military Institute for one year. Joe then received his appointment to attend the United Stat.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:08:42 AM

Obituary: Robert Thomas Dendy '64
Robert Thomas (Tommy) Dendy, 73, passed away unexpectedly February 8, 2015 in Centre, Al. He was the son of the late Bob and Willie Dendy of LaFayette, GA. Dendy, a 1964 graduate of the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, retired from Rock-Tenn Co, as a Senior Vice President. An inspiration to many parents of children with ADHD, Dendy traveled with his wife to provide training. Dendy, a popular speaker at ADHD training events offered a message of hope to parents. A beloved husband, father, brother, gra.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:28:25 AM

Obituary: Rolando Antonio Amador '16
Midshipman Second Class Rolando Antonio Amador, 22, a resident of Harpswell, ME and native son of Maine, has passed away at his beloved United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. A worthy man of Herculean strength, a man of devotion to country, faith, and family, Rolando will be missed. He is with God now. Rolando was born in Brunswick, ME, on Dec. 4, 1992. His family moved to nearby Harpswell not long afterward. From kindergarten to eighth grade, Rolando attended the St. John's Catholic Scho.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:24:33 AM

Obituary: James Rodger Jenkins '53
Lieutenant Commander James R. Jenkins, 85, passed away from this life on Sunday, February 15, 2015. A native of Norfolk, he was a graduate of the Naval Academy and retired from the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Mary E. Jenkins; two children, Teresa and Rodger; son-in-law, Roger Riley; sister, Sandra J. Ferebee; sister-in-law, Retha Rhodes; brother-in-law, Henry Evans; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 20, in Sturtevant Funeral H.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:17:53 AM

Obituary: Robert Edward Sheldon '52
Commander Robert E. "Red" Sheldon, USN (Ret.), of Orlando, Fla., passed away peacefully on Dec. 26, 2014, with his family at his side in Pensacola, Fla.
"Red" Sheldon was born on Oct. 28, 1929, to the late George E. Sheldon and Edna Hauck Sheldon of Butler.
The oldest of three siblings, he graduated from Butler High School in 1947, enlisted in the Naval Reserve and attended the Bullis Preparatory School in Silver Spring, Md. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis in the summer of 1948,.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 8:57:10 AM

Obituary: Ronald G. Degon '60
Ronald G. Degon passed away Wednesday February 11, 2015 at his home in Holden. He leaves behind three children: Hope Caliendo and her husband Mark of Orwigsburg PA., John Degon and his husband Andrew White of Portland ME., and Mark Degon and his wife Diana of North Attleboro MA. He also leaves four grandchildren: Emily Degon age 17, Haley Degon age 15, Elle Caliendo age 11, and Van Caliendo age 8. He is survived by his sister Sandra Davis and her husband Robert of Sterling, and his former wife B.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 8:51:05 AM

Obituary: Richard Lawrence Ihly '59
Richard Ihly, 78, died Sunday Feb 8, 2015 in Pittsboro NC. He was a lifelong lover and respecter of the natural world and was happiest when around water. He shared his love of nature with his family and friends and taught many children to fish and water ski. He led by example and was a role model for those who knew him. He was born in Beaufort SC, the son of Wilbur and Eleanor Ihly and brother of Claude Ihly, all late of Beaufort. He was a graduate of the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD . Soon a.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 8:43:29 AM

Obituary: James Burton Frankel '46
James B. Frankel, lawyer, law professor, environmentalist, traveler, and cyclist, died on February 2, 2015, in San Francisco, where he had lived since 1952. Born in Chicago in 1924, Jim graduated from the United States Naval Academy and Yale Law School, and later, at age 66, from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He was involved in a wide range of civic and environmental causes in the Bay Area and nationwide. He leaves his lovely and devoted wife of 59 years, Louise, along with three child.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 8:03:55 AM

Obituary: James Robert Walker '62
CDR James Robert Walker (Retired) passed away on February 6, 2015 at the age of 76, at his home on Table Rock Lake, due to prostate cancer. Jim was born in Indianapolis, IN on September 21, 1938 to CJ and Henrietta Walker. He was the oldest of four siblings, Linda, Paula, and Joe. He graduated from Cathedral High School.
Jim is survived by his wife, Barbara Preissel of New Britain, CT, whom he married in 1999, twenty seven years after he met her in 1971; his three children, Seane Walters and hu.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 12:29:30 PM

Obituary: Joseph Tulie Holleman '46
Joseph Tullie Holleman, 91, of Summerville, widower of Adele McKey Holleman, passed away at The Village of Summerville, on Sunday, February 8, 2015, which would have been the 90th birthday of his beloved wife.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 10 o’clock AM at White Church Cemetery, Summerville. A memorial service will follow at 1 o’clock PM at The Villages of Summerville. A reception will be heldimmediately after the service.
Joseph was born on Oc.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 12:22:55 PM

Obituary: Alvin Guy Haworth Jr. '57
Alvin Guy Haworth, Jr., 80, of Jupiter FL, died on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 of complications from renal cancer. Born on February 12, 1934, the son of Alvin "Guy" Haworth and Kate Mae Neal Haworth of Powell TN, Alvin is survived by his wife of 56 years Betty Edington Haworth, daughter Janice, son James, granddaughter Laura, and brothers Neal and Joseph. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1957, Al served in locations around the world, as a Navy pilot and operations analyst. In "retir.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 09, 2015 12:08:20 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Norma (Donald A. Vogt '53)
Norma Eleanor Reeser Vogt died January 31, 2015 at The Fairfax, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Mrs. Vogt was born on October 1, 1931 in York, PA, one of Norman and Helen Reeser's two daughters. She attended school in York, PA and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. While studying at the University of Pennsylvania, she met and then married Donald A. Vogt upon his graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy on June 5, 1953. Mrs. Vogt traveled with her family to various postings, i.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 09, 2015 11:56:56 AM

Obituary: Will Farnham Small '47
Will Farnham Small passed peacefully Sunday, February 1, 2015, after a valiant battle with Parkinson's disease, surrounded by loved ones at home in Sun City Lincoln. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and treasured by his many family and friends. Will always sported a big smile, only outdone by the strong grip of his legendary handshake. Will was born in San Francisco on September 13, 1924, to Merrell F. "Pop" Small and Gladys (Vivian) "Mom" Small. His early life was in Mill Valley.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 09, 2015 11:25:10 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (Gustav A. Norwood '39)
JEAN EILEEN NORWOOD (May 2, 1919 ~ February 3, 2015)Former Vancouver City Councilwoman
Jean Eileen Norwood (nee Neander) of Vancouver, WA, 95, died Feb. 3, 2015 after a brief illness due to complications from the flu. She was born May 2, 1919 in Wenatchee, WA to Stanley and Mabel Neander. Jean's father died in the Spanish flu epidemic 3 months after her birth. Her mother raised her only child in Silverdale, WA, where they lived in a log cabin and Mabel taught in a one-room schoolhouse.
Jean gr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 9:42:11 AM

Obituary: John Christopher Judd '65
John Christopher Judd of Frederick, Maryland, succumbed to mesothelioma, a cancer associated with asbestos, on February 5, 2015. He died at home. He will be remembered by the many he helped with his kindness, philanthropy and civic efforts. 
He was born in Norfolk, Virginia, October 14, 1941, to Jim and Cherry Judd, both of whom were artists. Chris did not inherit the talent but did have a great love for art and theatre; he was a true Renaissance man. He also had a great interest in other .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 9:24:25 AM

Obituary: Casey Alexander Czarzasty '11
LTJG Casey Alexander Czarzasty, USN, 26, of Virginia Beach, VA passed away February 2, 2015 in Chicago, IL.
Born on May 26, 1988, in Norfolk, VA, he is the son of Captain Mark Walter Czarzasty, USN (Ret) and Linda Marie Czarzasty (step-mother) of Great Mills, MD and the late Amy Marie Siddall Czarzasty.
Casey attended St. Gregory the Great Catholic School in Virginia Beach, VA and St. Michael's Catholic School in Ridge, MD. He is a 2006 graduate of St. Mary's Ryken High School in Leonardtown, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 5:13:15 AM

Obituary: Edwin Knowlson Snyder '44
Vice Admiral Edwin Knowlson Snyder, USN (Ret.); 92; passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on January 8, 2015. A true patriot and admired leader, he embodied the best of the Greatest Generation. He will be deeply missed as a loving and devoted husband and father, and remembered fondly as a respected naval officer and friend. Born in Birmingham, MI, on February 12, 1922, he was the son of Edwin Stahl Snyder and Helen Claire Knowlson. He attended Baldwin High School, where he was an outstand.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 05, 2015 6:50:50 AM

Obituary: John Richard Morgan '55
John Richard "Dick" Morgan, 84, of Saint Leonard, MD passed on January 29, 2015 at home surrounded by his family after a long hard fight with melanoma cancer. He was born May 22, 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to the late John Frank Morgan and late Nina Miller Morgan. Dick is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Joan Morgan, and daughter Kelly Wingo. He was preceded in death by daughter Kim Royal. In addition, Dick is survived by his sister Mollie Morgan, Brother Craig Morgan, eight grandchil.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 05, 2015 6:21:39 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Molly (Kelton L. Lowery '44)
Molly Maison Lowery died Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Blake in Ridgeland of Alzheimer's disease. She was 92 years old. 
Mrs. Lowery was born September 16,1922 in Prineville, Oregon to Harold and Zoe Maison.Her family lived in Salem, Oregon where she graduated from high school. She then attended the University of Oregon. 
On March 11, 1945 she married Lt. Kelton Lowery in San Francisco. Kelton, a Mississippi native, was a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy. The couple lived on t.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 05, 2015 6:13:52 AM

Obituary: Stanley Thomas Counts '49
Stanley Thomas Counts -- A 38 year resident of La Jolla passed away on January 27, 2015 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Weleetka, OK in 1926 to Claude and Thelma Counts. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949, married Bette Heft and went to sea. He served on board USS O'Hare (DD-889); USS Bexar (APA-237 during the Korean War; USS Keppler (DDE-765 USS Coolbaugh (DE -217). He received his MS in Engineering Electronics from the U. S. Naval Postgraduate School, Mo.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 4:14:22 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Philip L. Knotts '53)
Nancy C. Knotts, 83, of Hockessin, DE died suddenly but peacefully on January 4, 2015 in Deming, NM while retuning home from a family visit in AZ. Cause of death was heart failure.
She was born in Wilmington, DE on May 9, 1931, the second child of E. Russell and Helen Yost Jones. Nancy was a member of P.S. du Pont High School Class of 1949 where she met her future husband, Philip L. Knotts. After she graduated from the University of Delaware in 1953, they entered into a marriage that lasted mor.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 1:22:44 PM

Obituary: John Morris Prosser '44
John Morris Prosser, 93, of Medford, Ore. passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at his home. Arrangements are by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives. 541-770-6505
Ashland (OR) Daily Tidings6 January 2015
http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20150106/OBITUARIES/301069999.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 10:54:15 AM

Obituary: Donald Trisler Poe '45
Donald Trisler Poe, a 12-year resident of Ginger Cove in Annapolis, MD and previously of Haymarket, VA for 30 years, died on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center after a short illness. Born April 15, 1922 in Oran, MO, to the late Lloyd Elmore and Dixie Trisler Poe, he grew up in Southern Missouri. Admiral Poe spent 1 year at S.¿. Missouri State College (now University) prior to entering the United States Naval Academy as part of the Class of 1945. He also attended and g.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 02, 2015 5:18:06 PM

Obituary: Kenneth William Longnecker '45
Kenneth Longnecker ~ Ken passed away peacefully on October 31, 2014, at home, in San Diego, California. He was born in Erie, Pa., in 1922, and went to Academy High, where he excelled in sports. 
In 1945, he graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis. He married Phyllis Barton, also an Erie graduate. They were married 70 years! 
He is survived by Phyllis; son, Scott, and Scott's wife, Lorraine. 
A graveside goodbye was shared by friends and family at Singing Hills Cemetery.
.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 02, 2015 4:56:54 PM

Obituary: Thomas Edward Lacy Jr. '58
Thomas E. Lacy, Jr., 80 of Fayetteville, passed way Wednesday night, January 28, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Ilion, on January 24, 1935, he was the son of Thomas E. and Mildred Lacy, Sr. He attended Columbian Prep School, the Naval Academy, Colgate Collage and obtained his Bachelors and Masters degree in Education from Oswego State University.
Prior to retirement, Tom was a teacher for Jamesville-DeWitt Schools for 35 years. He was a member of the Dewitt Community Church, and .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 02, 2015 4:43:44 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Shirley (William J. Crowe '47)
SHIRLEY GRENNELL CROWE  
Passed away peacefully, at age 87 surrounded by loved ones, in Hospice Care on January 22, 2015 at Goodwin House, Bailey's Crossroads, Falls Church, VA. She was preceded in death by her devoted and loving spouse, Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr. (USN, Ret.), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James, London, England.
Born in Enid, Oklahoma on January 18, 1928, Shirley was raised in Okeene, Oklahoma, graduated fr.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 30, 2015 2:32:34 AM

Obituary: Karl Thomas Lawson '72
KARL T. LAWSON (Age 64), of Oakton, VA, died on January 5, 2015. Beloved husband of Sheeler Kowalewski; father of Andrew and David Lawson; brother of Karen Lawson, Bobbi Lawson and Greg Lawson. Family and friends are invited to Karl's Life Celebration at Money and King Funeral Home, 171 W. Maple Ave., Vienna, VA, on Sunday, February 1 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Capital Caring, www.capitalcaring.org/join-us/donate or Rails to Trail.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 3:46:24 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Joyce (Donald H. McVay '53)
JOYCE MARIE ALBERT McVAY  died peacefully at her home in Dumfries, Virginia on Monday, January 5, 2015. Joyce was born on April 1, 1931 in Buffalo, New York. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Donald H. McVay. She is survived by her six children Kathleen (Paul) Savard, Cynthia (Paul) Devoe, Craig (Patricia), Kevin (Carole), Jeffrey and Christopher (Sarah) as well as eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and her brother, Paul (Mary Ann) Albert. A Mass of the Re.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:32:15 PM

Obituary: Ernest Reed Stacey '47
Captain ERNEST REED STACEY,  CEC, USN (Ret.) (Age 90)  
On Sunday, January 25, 2015 of Bethesda, MD a former long time resident of Potomac, MD. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ann Mulvaney Stacey, daughter Julia, sons, Reed and John, son-in-law Mike, daughters -in-law Stacy and Lorie; grandchildren Samantha, Ernest III, Emme and Elizabeth.
Friends will be received at Pumphrey's Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home, 7557 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD on Thursday, January 29, 201.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7:06:40 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Laura (Charles H. Manazir '58)
Laura Ann Wilcox Manazir passed away peacefully at home accompanied by her husband, Bud, and her closest friend. Her gallant battle with multiple myeloma ended at 9:45am, Thursday, January 15, 2015...two days after her 79th birthday. Whether you knew her as Ann, Annie, or Laura, she filled your world with grace, love, and the most perfect sense of humility and savoire faire. She saw the best in everyone and fought through her pain with an insatiable sense of humor, even silliness at times. Her s.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 6:52:00 AM

Obituary: Elizabeth Rose Kealey '05
Elizabeth Kealey / Marine Corps pilot didn't waver in wake of challengesBy Jill Harkins / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
When Marine Capt. Elizabeth Kealey returned from a deployment during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, she showed her mom, Chris Kealey-Thompson, photographs of her helicopter covered in bullet holes.
"She was like, ’No big deal, Mom,’" said Ms. Kealey-Thompson of Salisbury, N.C.
That probably really was no big deal for a young woman who wanted to pursue only .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:39:22 AM

Obituary: Walter Raymond Beck Jr. '54
Walter Raymond Beck Jr. "Ray", 82. Born: December 7, 1932 to Walter Raymond Beck, Sr. and Florence Jacobs Beck in Chicago, Illinois. Died: December 31, 2014 in Lewes, Delaware. 
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Joan Clark Beck; 2 children Brian Beck (Carol) and Susan Latham (Paul); 2 grandchildren (Olivia Latham and Beck Latham). He was preceded in death by his brother; Robert Beck (Audrey).
Ray graduated from Downers Grove High School in June of 1950 and left immediately to attend.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:28:55 AM

Obituary: William Michael McHugh '57
WILLIAM MICHAEL McHUGH  
On January 17, 2015 beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend died in Alexandria VA due to complications of prostate cancer. Born on March 5, 1936 in San Diego CA, Mike lived in Virginia Beach VA, Alexandria VA, San Diego CA, Washington D.C., Hawaii, San Francisco CA, and Tokyo, Japan. He graduated from Coronado High School in 1953, the US Naval Academy in 1957, Submarine School in Groton CT in 1958, earned a M.A. in Material Science from the Naval Po.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:16:19 AM

Obituary: Clifford David Hopkins '50
Clifford D. Hopkins, 87, of Atlantic Shores Retirement Community, Virginia Beach, a retired Captain, U.S. Navy, died January 23, 2015.Captain Hopkins was born in Belmont, Massachusetts, the son of Leo John Hopkins and Mary Ellen (Butchard) Hopkins. He graduated from Belmont High School in 1943 and attended Northeastern University in Boston, Mass until he enlisted in the Navy in January 1945. Fleet appointment to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, he graduated and was commissioned with the Class.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:11:46 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Kimberlee (Michael D. Billok '96)
Kimberlee L. Billok, age 42, died Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Saratoga Hospital. Born on October 12, 1972, in Lynn, Massachusetts, she is the daughter of Ed and Della Latta. She graduated from Randolph High School in New Jersey in 1991, and Loyola University in Baltimore in 1995, where she was a proud member of the Green & Grey Society. Kim then received her Master's Degree in elementary education from Trinity University in Washington, D.C. in 1997 while participating in the Teachers' Serv.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:01:19 AM

Obituary: Francis John Fitzpatrick '39
Rear Admiral Francis J. Fitzpatrick, USN (Ret.) died peacefully at home on August 3, 2014 in McLean, VA. Born in Salt Lake City, UT, on February 3, 1916, "Fitz" graduated from Kemmerer High School in Wyoming and attended the University of Wyoming at Laramie. Appointed to the Naval Academy from Wyoming, he graduated on June 1, 1939. Fitz was serving aboard the battleship New Mexico when the United States entered World War II and participated in prewar convoy operations in the Atlantic and combat .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:53:26 AM

Obituary: Henry Patteson Adams '39
HENRY P. ADAMS (Age 98), (SC), USN (Ret.)  
Capt. Henry P. Adams died on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at his home. Born in Lynchburg, VA, he was appointed to the Academy from that state, graduating with the class of 1939. He was ordered to the USS RANGER (CV4) where he served for two years. After transferring to the Supply Corps in 1941, he attended the Navy Supply Corps School at Harvard University. Upon completion of Supply School in February 1942, he was ordered to the USS PHILADELPHIA (C.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:33:08 AM

Obituary: Jackson Weatherbee Tarbell Kennedy '61
Jackson Weatherbee Tarbell Kennedy, of Toms River, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Born June 28, 1939, he was a son of the late Lilian Tarbell Kennedy and Captain Anthony Kennedy, Jr. He is survived by wife, Patricia; children, Elizabeth "Lisa" Kennedy Duke of Cary, NC, Richard "Paca" Kennedy II of Los Angeles, CA, and Alexandra "Looie" Kennedy Gittines of Southbury, CT; step-children, Andrea Moore of New Fairfield, CT and Randy Moore of Southern Pines, NC; brother, Anthony Kennedy III of Muncy, PA;.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:26:51 AM

Obituary: John Hamilton Stone '47
Mr. John Hamilton Stone Jr., 91, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at River Place Nursing Center in Amory. He was born November 10, 1923, in Okolona to John Hamilton Stone Sr. and Ida M. Gregory Stone of Okolona. He was a graduate of Okolona High School. While waiting on his appointment to the U,S, Naval Academy, he attended Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi. He was a Class of 1947 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and joined the U.S. Navy upon graduati.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:22:40 AM

Obituary: Rufus Clemens Porter Jr. '42
CAPT. RUFUS C. PORTER (Age 96), died peacefully at home on January 19, 2015. Born in North Carolina and raised in Alabama, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the Class of 1942, only 12 days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He served in combat operations during WWII aboard the destroyer USS REID (DD-369) in the Pacific Fleet. His peacetime career included four commands at sea in destroyers and two tours of duty in the office of the Chief of Naval Operations.
 Retiring i.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:10:03 AM

Obituary: Charles Moulton Plumly '55
Captain Charles Moulton Plumly, USN (Ret.), 83, passed away on January 15th at Saint Joseph's Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Portland, Maine to the late Clinton and Katharine Plumly, he attended the University of Maine (Beta Theta Phi fraternity) before receiving his congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating in June 1955. Captain Plumly committed twenty five years to the United States Navy. He served on eight ships, commanding five of them. He had two W.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:51:08 AM

Obituary: Daniel Cooper Clements '45
CAPTAIN DAN C. CLEMENTS, (USN RETIRED) - age 92, passed away on January 22, 2015, in Nashville Tennessee. Dan was born on February 4, 1922, in Knoxville, Tennessee, the third son of Hal H. Clements Sr. and Nina Dobson Clements. He graduated from Knoxville High School in the class of 1939 with his sweetheart, Rosalind Blanch Claiborne. Dan attended the University of Tennessee College of Engineering until his appointment to the United States Naval Academy, where he was sworn in as a midshipman on .... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:07:22 PM

Obituary: Roger Philip Granere '64
Roger Philip Granere (February 7, 1941 - January 18, 2014)
Roger Philip Granere, born February 7, 1941, passed away Sunday morning, January 18, 2014. 
He is survived by daughters, Jennifer Loomis and Valerie Edde, and sister, Cheryl Free. 
After an athletic and achievement filled childhood, he went on to join the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and after graduating in 1964, went on to fly C130 aircraft. Based on the island of Guam, he met and married his wife, Susan, and had his firs.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 26, 2015 11:36:39 AM

Obituary: Gordon Alan Bonnel '60
LCdr Gordon A. Bonnel, USN (ret)February 16, 1938~November 23, 2014
Gordon Alan Bonnel, “Gordy,” was born February 16, 1938 and passed away November 23, 2014.
Gordy was a U.S. Naval Academy Graduate, class of 1960. He served as a naval aviator retiring in 1981. He flew the S-2 Tracker (Stoof) in squadrons VS-39 and VS-27 aboard the USS Forrestal (CVA-59). His specialty was anti-submarine warfare operating in European, Caribbean and East Coast waters, He also flew the C-1 carrier-ba.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 23, 2015 5:11:56 AM

Obituary: John Thomas Quirk '53
John Thomas Quirk passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
John aka "Jack" was born December 30, 1930 in Orange, New Jersey.
He was preceded in death by his parents - John Joseph Quirk, Helen McDonald Quirk, and his brother, William "Bill" Quirk.
Jack is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Jeanne Kathleen Quirk, his daughter Mary, son Kevin, and son Patrick and his wife Lisa, and 3 Grandchildren - James, Kristin and Kailyn Quirk. Jack is also survived by two sisters, Ann McPadden and Helen.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:35:26 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara (Heliodore A. Marcoux '34)
Barbara Carmelite Bell Marcoux
Barbara Marcoux, known by nearly everyone as "Bobbie," passed away quietly at her residence in Bothell, Washington on January 18, 2015. Born September 13, 1914, in a boathouse on Perdido Bay near Pensacola, Florida. Bobbie was the eldest child of the well-known and respected Bell family of Pensacola. Her mother was Petrea Olsen Bell and her father was Randall Ray Bell, Sr.
Bobbie married H.A. "Marc" Marcoux, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and Naval Aviator, in Pen.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:08:35 AM

Obituary: Charles Daniel Larson '51
(August 22, 1928 - January 18, 2015) We mourn the passing of Lieutenant Commander Charles Daniel Larson, USN Retired, beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Chuck is survived by his wife, Carole, his sons Charles Jr. (Margaret), Ross (Darlene), and Ian (Patti), and four grandchildren. Chuck was born 8/22/1928 in Bemidji, Minnesota, and entered eternal life 1/18/2015 in Newport Beach, California after a long illness. Chuck attended the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD, and ser.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:05:17 AM

Obituary: Arthur Doron Clark '63
Arthur Doron Clark, 73, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of the late Merle Arnold Clark died Monday, January 19, 2015. The relatives and friends of Arthur Clark are invited to attend his Memorial Service on Sunday, January 25, 2015 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at the chapel from 2:00 p.m. until time of the service. The inurnment will be held at the United States Naval Academy at a later date with full.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 22, 2015 10:53:37 AM

Obituary: Richard Moore Ellis '49
Richard Moore Ellis, 87, of Madison, passed away Friday, January 9, 2015 in the Martha Jefferson Hospital. Born July 2, 1927 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. He was the son of the late Frederick and Jeannette Moore Ellis and husband of the late Mary Agnes Ellis.Mr. Ellis was a graduate of the Naval Academy class of 1949 and retired from the United States Navy after 20 years. He later retired from the Federal Reserve Bank in Culpeper.Mr. Ellis is survived by two daughters, Gina Colegrove and husband, Scott .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 3:00:11 AM

Obituary: William Hanna Lynch '49
William (Bill) Hanna Lynch, 88, passed away on January 9, 2015. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, on June 29, 1926, and lived in Amarillo, Texas, from the age of two years through graduation from Amarillo High School in 1944. He was the eldest son of Howard and Dolly Lynch. Bill is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jo Anne, their son Howard C. Lynch (Kate) of Corvallis, Oregon, and daughter Alyson (Michael) Dobbert of Santa Rosa, grandchildren Madison (Jesse) Tomaino of Portland, Oregon, Casey.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:45:01 PM

Obituary: Peter Louis Hilgartner '51
Col. Peter L. Hilgartner, USMC retired, passed away peacefully at Brightview Assisted Living on January 8, 2015, in Great Falls, VA, at 87 years of age. Funeral services are being held Saturday January 24th, at 10:30 am, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 10550 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 23rd from 6-9pm at the church. His burial at Arlington National Cemetery will be scheduled. Donations made in his honor, should be made to the Semper Fi Fund, (https.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:41:42 PM

Obituary: Edward John Hoynes '59
Edward John Hoynes, 80, of West Chester, Ohio passed away peacefully at home on Thursday January 15, 2015. Ed was a 1959 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned on June 3rd, 1959 into the United States Marine Corp. He proudly served in Korea and two tours in Vietnam. After leaving the Corp, he worked for General Electric, retiring from American Standard in 1999. Ed was a long time board member of Charlie's ¾ House in Cincinnati. Ed was a friend of Bill W. for 31 y.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:33:36 PM

Obituary: James Daniel Gouge '54
James Daniel Gouge, 85, passed away on Jan. 16, 2015 at his home in Longmont. A memorial service celebrating James' life will be held at: New Creation Church, 8th and Bross, Longmont, CO on Saturday, January 24, at 2:00 P.M. James was born January 5, 1930 in Dayton, Ohio to Horace Ezekiel Gouge Sr. and Lucy Adelaide Leach Gouge, into a family of 11 children. After graduating from Fairview High School in 1947 he joined the USMC and served 3 years during which time he received an appointment to th.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:20:58 PM

Obituary: Mrs. June (James E. Johnson '56)
June Whitehurst Johnson passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015, wife of James E. Johnson and mother of David E Johnson, at Fairfax Hospital. Another son, Ned A. Johnson passed away in 1994. June was a genealogist as well as a mother, and Navy wife. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at Demaine Funeral Home-Fairfax, 10565 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030, followed by a memorial service at 12:30 p.m. Interment will be at Columbia Gardens Cemetery, 3411 Arlingto.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 8:34:43 AM

Obituary: John Stirling Heyde Jr. '57
John S. Heyde Jr., Navy commander
John S. Heyde Jr., 80, a Navy commander who retired in 1977 as a deputy to the assistant secretary of defense and then spent 20 years as executive vice president of Astro-Tec, an aeronautical consulting company in Alexandria, Va., died Dec. 17, 2014 at a hospital in Bethesda. The cause was metastatic melanoma, said a son-in-law, Tim Sullivan.
Cmdr. Heyde, a resident of McLean, Va., was born in Baltimore and served 20 years in the Navy. As a pilot, he logged mo.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 5:31:27 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marguerite (William T. Gunn III '63)
Marguerite Spence Gunn
"Music Was Her Name"
Our beloved Peggy, of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2015, after a lengthy illness. She was born 2 April, 1943 to Harry Buddig Spence and Florence Glass Davis, the second oldest sibling of five children. She was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and spent her early years in Uniontown, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia. 
She attended Grady High School in Atlanta and was a 1965 graduate of Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. It was .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:25:19 AM

Obituary: Howard Austin Shartel '50
(May 7, 1928 ~January 13, 2015) Howard A. Shartel (Austin), 86, Captain, USN Ret., of State College, Pa., passed away peacefully on January 13, after a long illness. Austin was born on May 7, 1928, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. His parents were Elizabeth Austin and Stratton Shartel of Kansas City, Mo. Austin earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1950 and his master's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He married Charlot.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:15:27 AM

Obituary: David Burr McElvein '66
David Burr McElvein, 71, passed on January 13, 2015 after a long illness.
David was a loving son and father and leaves his wife of 48 years, Karin Mueller McElvein and children Scott McElvein, Norfolk and Sarah McElvein Redden (Brian), Midlothian. Grandchildren Ethan McElvein, Austin, Garrett and Kylie Redden will miss their time spent together here and in Ocean Park, ME where he vacationed for many years as a youth and then later with his own family. He also leaves behind a sister Betsy McElve.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:09:04 AM

Obituary: Rockwell Holman '50
Capt. Rockwell Holman, US Navy Ret., 87 of Bath, PA. died Thursday, January 15, 2015, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg in Bethlehem, PA. Born May 7, 1927 in Leominster, MA., he was the son of the late Paul R. and Isabel (Doan) Holman. He was the husband of Irene (Taylor) Holman, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage last February 22, 2014. Rockwell attended Renesselear Polytechnic Institute and Ohio State University and MIT before graduation with a B/S degree from U.S. Naval Academy, An.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:06:37 AM

Obituary: John Raymond Wilhelm '45
John Raymond "Jack" Wilhelm
At the age of 92, Jack peacefully passed away on December 20, 2014, at Lorien Assisted Living in Mt. Airy, MD, and is now in the eternal presence of the Lord. 
Jack was born November 9, 1922, in Washington DC, the son of George Raymond and Belle Rebecca (Heisse) Wilhelm. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1945, he served our country in the Pacific Theater during WWII on the USS Belleau Wood. After the war, he was honorably discharged from t.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 16, 2015 3:18:45 AM

Obituary: James Edward Farley '47
CDR James "Jim" Edward Farley, USN (Ret.) passed away peacefully at home in Dagsboro, DE on Monday, January 12, 2015 after 92 years of a life well lived. Born in Lowell, MA, Jim graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1946 and retired a Commander after a decorated 26 year career. He was a high school physics teacher in Fort Washington, MD until moving to Ocean City, MD in 1984 where he spent his final retirement years. Jim was predeceased by his first wife Jean Farley (nee Lawler) in 1999. He is .... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 16, 2015 3:14:43 AM

Obituary: Scott Andrew Billington '81
The community of Solana Beach has lost one of its own. Scott Billington passed away on January 10, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. He was 55 years old. 
He is survived by his wife, Jessica; his daughter, Reese; and his son, John.
Scott was a tireless supporter of his community. Among others, his stint as President of the Solana Beach Soccer Club and work for the Solana Beach Schools Foundation fundraising events earned him the title as the unofficial "Mayor" of Solana Beach.
Many .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 15, 2015 4:47:14 AM

Obituary: Harold Alba Glovier Jr. '54
Capt. Harold A. Glovier Jr, USN (ret), formerly of Waterford, VA, died of complications arising from pneumonia and influenza on January 10, 2015. He was 83 years old. 
Capt. Glovier was born at home in Cranford, N.J, the only surviving child of Harold and Mary Jane Glovier. He graduated from Cranford High School and entered Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst. with the class of 1953. Following Freshman year at Rensselaer, he was appointed to the United States Naval Academy by then Congressman Clif.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 15, 2015 3:56:48 AM

Obituary: Edward Pierce Wilson Jr. '45
Edward P. Wilson, Jr., also affectionately known as "Coach" or "Coach Baby" to friends and family, a longtime resident of Severna Park, MD, died at age 92 after a brief illness on January 8, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. Coach Wilson was born on April 18, 1922 in Annapolis, MD, and raised in Beloit, Wisconsin. Past residences included; Arlington, VA, Bainbridge, MD, Naples, Italy, Norfolk, VA and Orlando Florida. A member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1945, Coac.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:28:20 AM

Obituary: Matthew Francis Pasztalaniec '54
(June 20, 1930 - January 5, 2015) Captain Matthew Francis Pasztalaniec, USN (Ret.) of Philadelphia, PA, passed away suddenly in his home in Monterey, CA on January 5, 2015. 
Matt was born on June 20, 1930 in Philidelphia, PA to George and Veronica Pasztalaniec. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1954 and proudly served for 30 years as a Naval Aviator. He married the former Lorraine Scott of Garden City, NY and they recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Chr.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:23:23 AM

Obituary: James Richard Powell '50
James Richard "Dick" Powell, Jr., age 86.
Captain Dick Powell, USN(ret) of McLean, Va., died quietly in his home with his loving family at his side Sunday, 11 January 2015.
After graduation from Flushing High School, NY in 1946, he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy and thus began his career as a graduate of the Class of 1950. In 1952, while home from flight school, he met his future wife, Mary Frances Jones of Gulfport, MS
After completing flight training in Pensacola.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:19:04 AM

Obituary: Daniel Hunt '43
Captain Daniel Hunt, 94, U. S. Navy Retired, husband, father, WWII veteran, golfer, sailor, with a life-long public service career, passed away peacefully at home on January 11 surrounded by family and caregivers, of natural causes. Dan spoke fondly of his 25 year marriage with Shirley Hampton Hunt and of his many children and step-children at his home in Chestertown, on the Easter Shore of Maryland. He was a loving person and consummate gentleman, who always met family and friends with a cheerf.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:15:17 AM

Obituary: Jon Harmon Graf '60
Jon Harmon Graf, 77, of Wausau, Wisconsin, went to be with his Lord Jesus on Saturday, January 10, 2015.
Jon was born March 25, 1937 in Milwaukee, WI. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Helga Graf, Ringle, WI; four children, Scott (Susan) Graf, Ringle; Carolee Graf, Brazil; Ted (Andrea) Graf, Des Plaines, IL; and Jeff (Sherry) Graf, Colorado Springs, CO; his older brother Jim (Grace) Graf, Milwaukee, WI; three "adopted" children, Doris (Brad) Weyers, Mosinee, WI; Juan Carlos (Elsy) Romero,.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:07:17 AM

Obituary: Kenneth Austin Embery '71
Kenneth Austin Embery (November 10, 1949 - December 30, 2014)
Ken Embery, loving husband and father, grandfather, son, brother, friend, author, poet, and avid Oregon Duck fan died peacefully following complications from heart surgery. Ken is survived by his three children: Bridget Livesay, with her husband, Brent, and their son, Desmond, of Portland; Austin Embery, of Eugene; and Elyce Embery, of Eugene. Ken is also survived by his mother Dorothy and her companion Dick Joneli of Sedro Woolley, .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:01:39 AM

Obituary: Gordon Gafford Koops '54
Lt. Col. Gordon G. Koops (Ret.), 85, of Jacksonville, Ark., passed peacefully Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 after a long life filled with love and respect from his devoted wife, children, grandchildren and friends. A native of Long Island, New York and a graduate of the Naval Academy, "Pete" became a pilot for the USAF, traveled the world and served his country with honor and valor for decades. After retirement, he continued his career as an engineer, educator and a strong advocate for the conservative .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:56:44 AM

Obituary: Dale Potter Helmer '49
(December 03, 1925 - January 01, 2015) Commander Dale Potter Helmer, 89, died peacefully after a brief illness in San Diego, CA on January 1, 2015. A veteran of WWII, the Korean War and Vietnam War, he served his country for 31 years, retiring from the Navy in 1975. Dale was born on December 3, 1925 on a farm near Nash, OK to Clarence and Maggie Potter Helmer. Dale's grandfather, William Henderson Potter had participated in the Oklahoma land rush of 1889 into what had been Indian Land and staked.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:40:40 AM

Obituary: Dale Elwood Brandt '62
Dale Elwood Brandt, 76, of Duluth went home to be with the Lord Sunday, January 11, 2015 surrounded by his family at St. Luke's Hospital. Dale was born October 10, 1938 to Ralph and Florence Brandt in Moose Lake.
Dale grew up in Duluth and graduated in 1956 from Denfeld High School. He attended the US Naval Academy and graduated in 1962 with his electrical engineering degree. Later he went to Boston University where he achieved his MBA and then MIT for his computer science degree. He was a jet .... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 7:52:40 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Frank L. Boushee '48)
Betty East Boushee passed away peacefully on 18 December, 2014, in Jacksonville, Florida. Betty was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on 2 August, 1931, the daughter of Ethel Everton and John W. East. She attended public and private schools and graduated from "The Graham School" for girls. Betty then attended and graduated in 1953 from Mary Washington College for young women. In college she was editor of the year book and listed in "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities." Upon graduation, she.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015 7:44:50 AM

Obituary: Robert Ringgold Wilmer '54
Robert R. Wilmer died on Friday, January 9, 2015. Bob graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy on June 4, 1954. He earned his wings in jets the following year and at that time he married the love of his life. They would have celebrated their 60th anniversary in June 2015. Bob had a successful naval career. He served in Viet Nam, commanded a navy fighter squadron, and was Commanding Officer of the JRB New Orleans. Bob retired as a Navy Captain in June 1984. He spent his retirement years earning an M.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015 7:41:51 AM

Obituary: John Charles Rivers '49
John (Jack) Charles Rivers, 89, of Raleigh, North Carolina., died Thursday, January 8, 2014, exactly two weeks after the death of his beloved wife of 66 years, Gloria. He was born to the late Annie Copperthite Rivers and John Lawrence Rivers on March 3, 1925 in Washington, D.C. Jack graduated from Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia, attended the United States Naval Academy, received his Bachelor's of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia, Master's of Divinity from the Episcopal.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015 7:35:45 AM


Kenneth Austin Embery (November 10, 1949 - December 30, 2014)
Ken Embery, loving husband and father, grandfather, son, brother, friend, author, poet, and avid Oregon Duck fan died peacefully following complications from heart surgery. Ken is survived by his three children: Bridget Livesay, with her husband, Brent, and their son, Desmond, of Portland; Austin Embery, of Eugene; and Elyce Embery, of Eugene. Ken is also survived by his mother Dorothy and her companion Dick Joneli of Sedro Woolley, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:51:23 AM

Obituary: Andrew John Bergesen '51
ANDREW JOHN BERGESEN of Destin, Florida, passed away on November 30, 2014 at the age of 85. He was a good man and friend to many, and he will be missed dearly.
Andy was born in New York on August 23, 1929 to Berger and Astrid Bergesen and spoke fondly and often of his experiences growing up in Brooklyn and Long Island in the 1930s and 1940s. He remained close to his extended family, including sister Irene Divine, cousins John Torkelsen and Elsie Doorley, and their 11 children.
Andy attended Br.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:45:14 AM

Obituary: James Edward Bender '57
(January 11, 1934 - January 5, 2015) James Edward Bender, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Monday, January 5, 2015 at home in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was 80 years old. A native of Meadville, Pennsylvania, Jim graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1957. Jim served honorably in the United States Navy for 26 years as a Submariner and then at the Pentagon. He retired as a Captain in 1983. He began a second career in the defense industry with General Dynamics an.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015 5:42:51 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Pauline (Carlisle Trost '53)
Pauline Louise Haley Trost (12/26/1931~ 1/7/2015)
Pauline Trost, beloved wife of Admiral Carlisle A. H. Trost (USN Ret.), passed away surrounded by her family on January 7th at Anne Arundel Medical Center, from complications following a recent illness.
She leaves behind her husband Carl, four children (Carl, Laura Lee Carrico and husband John, Steve and wife Gail, and Kathleen), and six grandchildren (Scott, Megan, and Justin Carrico, and Will, Haley, and Alexa Trost).
Raised in Cottage City,.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:40:34 AM

Obituary: Charles James Walsh '52
Charles Walsh (Born: June 29, 1930 ~ Died: Jan. 02, 2015)
Charles Walsh of Harvard, Illinois passed away on Friday, the 2nd January 2015, after a long illness. 
Charles was born to Elmer Michael Walsh, Sr. (the once Sheriff of Cook County), and Grace Farwell Walsh on the 29th of June 1930. He grew up on the South Side of Chicago where he attended the University of Chicago Laboratory School, and then transferred to St. Joseph High School in St. Joseph, Michigan. He left the Midwest in 1947.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:37:25 AM

Obituary: Charles Kenneth Ruiz '43
Capt. Charles Kenneth Ruiz, U.S. Navy (ret.), of Henderson, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at his home. He was born July 11, 1021, to Charles Alfred and Elsa (nee Barshar) Ruiz, in Rock Island, Ill. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1942, Class of 1943. In 33 years of Naval service, he fought in four different areas of sea warfare starting with surface warfare in the cruiser USS Vincennes (CA-44). The Vincennes was sunk off Guadacanal during the Battle of Savo Island Aug. 9, .... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 09, 2015 5:47:51 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Gloria (John C. Rivers '49)
Gloria Garavaglia Rivers, 86, of Raleigh, North Carolina, died surrounded by her family Christmas evening.
She was born to the late Louisa Caprani Garavaglia and Alexander Garavaglia on June 18th, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan.
Gloria graduated from Oceana High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1945 and received her RN from De Paul Hospital School of Nursing in Norfolk, Virginia in 1948.
She married The Reverend John Charles Rivers in September of 1948 and is survived by her loving husband, .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 08, 2015 11:48:45 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jane (Herschel J. Goldberg '35)
Jane Blumberg Goldberg, age 91, died at home on December 23rd, 2014 following complications from a broken hip. Originally from the Midwest, she resided in the Bay Area for almost 60 years. She was a founding member and active participant in a wide variety of non-profit and community organizations, supporting projects focused on health, education, women's rights, Jewish life and the environment.
Known for her quick wit, keen intellect, attention to detail, creative and gracious entertaining and .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 08, 2015 8:54:54 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marjorie (Willis C. Barnes '45)
Marjorie Loftus Barnes, age 92, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed to her eternal rest on Monday, December 29, 2014, at the Brandon Oaks Retirement Community in Roanoke, Virginia. Marjorie was born March 7, 1922, in Utica, New York, the daughter of James Patrick and Mary Haney Loftus. At an early age, Marjorie went to live with her paternal grandparents, William and Mary Loftus, and was raised by them and her two aunts, Elizabeth Loftus and Mrs. Alice Jordan. She att.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2015 7:50:29 AM

Obituary: David Bruce Gibson '58
Captain David Bruce Gibson, USN (Ret.) '58, age 77, of Rogers, Arkansas died Thursday, December 25, 2014 in Fayetteville. He was born February 16, 1937 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey to David Stanley and Janet Lucille Cornell Gibson. Although a native of New Jersey, he attended Admiral Farragut Academy, a naval honor school, in St. Petersburg, Florida for his last three years of high school prior to receiving his congressional appointment to the Naval Academy. He graduated in June of 1958 in the 9th .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2015 6:28:19 AM

Obituary: Preston Andrew Peak '46
Preston Andrew Peak, 92, passed away peacefully at his home in Dallas on Friday, December 26, 2014. He was preceded in death by his daughter Mary Lee Peak. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Martha Raley Peak, daughters Margaret Peak and Martha Peak Rochelle, son-in-law James A. Rochelle, and grand-daughters Katherine Rochelle and Rebecca Rochelle. Other survivors include his cousin William W. Peak and his brothers-in-law and their wives: Jack Raley and wife Lutetia and Bill Raley and wife J.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2015 6:01:28 AM

Obituary: Shirley Knott Alger '52
On January 4, 2015 Shirley K. Alger, (Lt. Cmdr, Ret. US Navy) beloved husband of Ruth Matthews Alger and the late Jane Howard Alger; devoted father of Jane D. Ishman and husband, Michael of Shepherdstown, WV and Susan A. Worley and husband, Lawrence of Perry Hall, MD; and step-father of Dr. Ludwig J. Eglseder III, John M. Eglseder, Scott W. Eglseder, and Kurt W. Eglseder; dear grandfather of Gary Pfeffer, Jr. of Bel Air, MD, Heather Ishman Duncan and husband Michael of Shepherdtown, WV; loving g.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2015 4:57:08 AM

Obituary: Robert Lane Larkin '72
Robert Lane Larkin passed away Saturday January 3, 2015 at age 64. He was preceded in death by his parents Rear Admiral Richard and Mrs. Frances Larkin. Robert was born in Hampton in 1950 and lived in his favorite state of Virginia for most of his life. Robert attended Hampton High School then went on to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis where he received top marks and his choice of assignment. That assignment was flight school, but first he served aboard a destroyer in Vietnam. He re.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 9:02:22 AM

Obituary: Wilmer Eugene Hansen '45
Wilmer "Hap" Hansen, resided at Plantation Estates in Matthews, NC, passed away in his apartment on December 28, 2014 with loving family members at his side. Hap, whose wife Ruth passed away in 2013, is survived by his daughter, Karen H. Schulze residing in Philadelphia, PA with her life partner Marshall Asnen; his son Kent A. Hansen residing in Boulder, CO with his wife Cathy; his granddaughter, Kristen S. McDermott residing in Mount Pleasant, SC with her husband Jason; and his grandson Derek R.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1:08:28 PM

Obituary: John Granville Tillson '51
(04/07/1928 ~ 12/27/2014)  -- John Granville Tillson passed away Saturday December 27, 2014, in Encinitas, CA. Born in Annapolis, MD on April 7, 1928, John graduated in 1951 from the U.S. Naval Academy. His career service took him and his family to duty stations throughout the United States and Europe. He followed his 26 years as a submarine officer with 25 years as a residential real estate professional working throughout San Diego County. He is survived by his beloved wife Dana ("Presh"*).... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 11:42:38 AM

Obituary: Oscar Wilson Harbin Jr. '64
Oscar Wilson Harbin, 74, of Saluda, NC died of a heart attack at his home on Dec. 6,, 2014. A memorial celebrating his life will be held in the Jackson Funeral Service chapel in Hendersonville, NC at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Visitation begins at 1. 
Born in Brevard, NC, Oscar was the son of the late Oscar Wilson Harbin Sr. and wife Inez. He attended Brevard High School and was a graduate of UNC - Chapel Hill, where he studied botany, chemistry, and English. He worked for DuPont in.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:41:30 AM

Obituary: Carl Shumaker '55
Carl "Clif" Shumaker, age 83, went home to the Lord peacefully Saturday, January 3, 2015 in Medina. His wife of nearly 60 years, Betty, and his family were by his side. 
Born December 8, 1931 in Washington, D.C. Clif graduated as an Ensign from the United States Naval Academy in 1955. He served his country proudly as an Officer on the USS Shenandoah and USS Mahan achieving the rank of Lt. Commander. Following the Navy, his business career was distinguished by his uncompromising honesty and.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:39:13 AM

Obituary: Edward Holmes Martin '54
San Diego Union TribuneBy Christine Huard 6 a.m. Jan. 5, 2015 Updated 11:47 a.m.
Vice Adm. Edward Martin, 83, Vietnam POW
Annapolis grad and highly decorated pilot, shot down on bombing mission, spent six years in ‘Hanoi Hilton’
Edward Martin wound up in the hands of the North Vietnamese much the way Sen. John McCain and Vice Adm. James Stockdale did - the Navy commander's A-4 Skyhawk was hit by enemy fire during a bombing mission and downed just southeast of Hanoi.
And like McCa.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:36:57 AM

Obituary: James C. Moore '60
James C. Moore, 79, passed from this life to be with God and his son, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, January 3, 2015. Jim, as known by most in his later years, and Cooper by anyone who knew him in his youth or was family, was surrounded by loving family in his last hours. He was born December 18, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA to Frances Cooper Moore and Rufus Allen Moore (predeceased), spent the bulk of his youth, until age 12, growing up in Ashville, NC before returning to his mothers roots in Youngstow.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:25:58 AM

Obituary: John Caldwell Wilson '49
John Caldwell Wilson, devoted husband of Nancy Rhett Wilson, entered into eternal life on the afternoon of January 2, 2015. Mr. Wilson was born November 30, 1926 in Charlotte, NC, the son of George Edward Wilson, Jr., former Mayor of Charlotte and Lida Rivers Caldwell Wilson. He was a retired Vice President of the South Carolina National Bank and Wachovia Bank. Mr. Wilson attended public schools in Charlotte before graduating from Culver Military Academy. He attended Davidson College for one yea.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 05, 2015 5:55:38 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty Jane (John F. Paolantonio '45)
BETTY JANE PAOLANTONIO passed away on Monday, December 29, 2014 at the age of 90 at the Capital Caring Hospice Center in Arlington after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Betty was born on September 3, 1924 in Morgantown, WV. After graduating from Point Marion High School, Pennsylvania, she moved to Washington DC to work at the Post Office. She met her future husband, CDR John F. Paolantonio, at the United States Naval Academy, and they were happily married for nearly 48 years. Her husband precede.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 05, 2015 5:50:03 AM

Obituary: William Edwin Hutchison '51
William Edwin "Bill" Hutchison died of complications following surgery in San Diego, California on December 21, 2014. He was 86 years old. Born in San Francisco on July 23, 1928 to William J. and Laura Hutchison, Bill grew up in Medford, Oregon and Boise, Idaho. He began working early in life. Among his many jobs, he fondly recalled summers spent piling brush with Forest Service crews, manning fire lookouts and fighting fires. He graduated from Boise High School and spent a year at the Universit.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 05, 2015 5:46:54 AM

Obituary: Hal Roberts Ellis III '56
Hal Roberts Ellis, III, Commander US Navy (Retired) passed away Monday, December 29, 2014 at the age of 81 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Barbara Brown Ellis and his children Hal R. Ellis IV (Cathy), Elizabeth E. Dickason (Don), and John L. Ellis; four grandsons Matthew, Justin, and Ryan Dickason and Austin Ellis; close cousins Laurine Shuman, Shivers McCollum (Nancy), Dexter Jordan, and Dr. Thornton Jordan (Sue) and several cousins he was fond of.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, January 03, 2015 1:30:09 PM

Obituary: Edward Duffy French '47
Edward Duffy French, 90 (almost 91), of Irvington, died on Friday, December 19, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Lois Waterbury French; and his three children, Edward Duffy French Jr. and his wife, Kathleen Moran French, Anne Huntington French and her husband, Richard Thomas Wurzelbacher and Gould Remick French and his wife, Marianne French; six grandchildren, Michael Remick French, John Remick French, Meredith Anne French, Hilah Francke Wurzelbacher, Griffin Edward Wurzelbacher and Louise Hunt.... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 02, 2015 6:22:21 AM

Obituary: Stanley Gordon Seccombe Jr. '46
Stanley Gordon Seccombe, Jr., 90, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2014 near midnight at Riverside Hospital after a short illness. Ruby Eason and Dana, Trip, and Palma Seccombe were by his side. Gordon was born in Ansonia, Connecticut and attended Phillips Academy (Andover), graduating in 1942. He briefly attended Yale, and later graduated from the US Naval Academy, Class of 1945W. He married his high school sweetheart, Eleanor Joan Dreher, in 1946. They had two sons, Trip (born in 1947) a.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 6:09:45 AM

Obituary: Fielding Gallatin Lucas '46
Fielding "Luke" Lucas, 92, of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, December 27, at the Elizabeth House. Luke was born in New Brunswick, N.J., entered the U.S. Navy in 1939 and graduated from the Naval Academy with the class of 1946. He remained on active duty until 1955, when he began a civilian career with Honeywell defense business in engineering and general management, and later with the electronic data processing division in Washington, D.C. and Europe. He also worked for G.D. Searle as a m.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 6:06:01 AM

Obituary: Francis Sylvester Jenkins Jr. '55
Francis "Bud" Jenkins, 83, of Fortville, died on Monday, December 29, 2014, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Carolyn Suiter Jenkins and his devoted children Lisa Wilson (Kris) of Brookville and Matthew Jenkins (Joani) of Fortville. His loving grandchildren are Kyle Wilson of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, Tyler Wilson of Pendleton and Ashley and Abagael Jenkins of Fortville. Having no siblings of his own, he revered his in-laws, James and Sydney Suiter of Carmel, Lind.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 5:43:58 AM

Obituary: Louis Tracy Girdler Jr. '41
Louis "Tracy" Girdler, Jr. passed away on December 16, 2014, at a skilled nursing facility in Mobile, AL. Mr. Girdler was 96 years old. Born Louis Tracy Girdler, Jr. in Muskegon, MI on June 12, 1918, he was the second son of Louis Tracy Girdler and Ruth Arend Girdler. Tracy's two brothers and only siblings, Robert and Harry Girdler, are deceased. Tracy Girdler married Ethel Petersen Girdler in Muskegon, MI on August 9, 1940. Ethel Girdler passed away in Mobile, AL, at the age of 86, on November .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 5:38:32 AM

Obituary: Otis Keener Earle '68
Otis Keener "Keener" Earle passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Idaho Falls. He died with his wife, Karen, holding his hand, at his side.
Keener Earle came into the world July 20, 1946, in Washington, D.C., with a curiosity for everything around him. His father, Otis John Earle, and mother, Virginia Reifsnider Earle, raised Keener in the Philadelphia area, where he graduated from Episcopal Academy in 1964.
He followed a long family tradition of military service and graduated from U.S. Naval A.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 01, 2015 5:25:52 AM

Obituary: William Patrick Craven '51
William Craven of Bay Shore, NY and Venice, FL on Dec. 27, 2014. Proud U.S. Naval Academy athlete and Korean War B-52 pilot. Beloved husband of Joan. Devoted father of Janette, Pamela, William and Katharine. Admired brother of Rachel. Revered Grandfather of 13 and Great Grandfather of 3. Founder of two successful business ventures, Cochrane-Craven Insurance and Great River Citrus Groves. Tennis ace, golf pro and skilled Great South Bay clammer. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Pe.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 5:22:38 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carol (Charles G. Cooper '50)
CAROL EDGERTON COOPER (Age 83) A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend to many passed away after a brief illness on December 19, 2014, surrounded by adoring family and friends who will miss her greatly. Carol was born on March 1, 1931, in Meridian, Mississippi. At age seven, her family moved to their country property known as "The Meadows" in Fletcher, North Carolina, from where she attended St. Genevieve-of-the-Pines Academy for her elementary and high school educati.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 4:55:15 AM

Obituary: Richard Paul Ford '60
Richard Paul Ford, 77, of Pensacola, FL, died Saturday, December 27, 2014.
Dick was born September 20, 1937 in Haverhill, MA the son of Edward Joseph Ford and Anne Edith (Newman) Ford McKay. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and attended both the U.S. Naval Academy Prep School and the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. He served in the U.S. Navy until 1973 and continued Naval Reserve service until 1984. He was employed at Mankato State University, Mankato, MN and the U.S. Government in Washington,.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 29, 2014 12:05:05 PM

Obituary: John Daniel McKeogh '49
John Daniel McKeogh, 88, of Fitchburg, died on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at the Golden Living Center in Fitchburg after an illness.
John is survived by his wife, Joyce (Kielty) McKeogh, of Fitchburg; five children, Jack M. McKeogh and his wife Patty of CA, Marcia L. McKeogh of Nashville, TN, Paula J. McKeogh of Ashburnham, Daniel C. McKeogh and his wife Carol of Gardner, Richard P. McKeogh and his wife Suzi of Worcester; nine grandchildren, Carl, Katie, Michael, Patrick, Kelly, Molly, Brenda.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 29, 2014 11:27:34 AM

Obituary: John Herrick Howland '57
JOHN HERRICK HOWLAND (Age 78) was born February 1, 1936 in Rahway, NJ; died on December 16, 2014.
Survived by: Wife Susan Kay Howland, daughter Kathryn Anne Renard, Son Robert Herrick Howland, Son John Alden Howland, granddaughter Kathryn Brooke Renard, grandson John Howland Renard, grandson Charles Herrick Howland, granddaughter Eliza Rose Howland, grandson Henry Theodore Howland.
 Captain John Herrick Howland (Retired) was born in Rahway, NJ and attended The Taft School in Watertown, CT.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 29, 2014 11:11:45 AM

Obituary: Steven Wayne Rohrssen '76
Steven W. Rohrssen, 61, husband and loving father, passed away unexpectedly on December 22, 2014.
Steve is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Jo Ann Rohrssen; his children, Michael and Erika; his brother John and his wife Marie, and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, John and Elsie Rohrssen.
Steve was born in Bellmore, NY on August 14, 1953. Steve graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1976 with a degree in aerospace engineering. After marrying his beau.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:42:59 PM

Obituary: Joseph Francis Phelan '66
Captain Joseph Francis Phelan, USN, Retired, age 70, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2014 in St. Augustine, Florida, surrounded by his family, after a valiant fight with cancer. Joe will be remembered for his deep faith in God, his generous smile, his kindness, his calm and confidence-inspiring leadership, his deep love of family and friends, his pursuit of two successful careers, and his lifelong devotion to the United States Navy. Joe was born on February 24, 1944 to Dr. and Mrs. Willia.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:36:00 PM

Obituary: Gerald Fuller Brummitt '49
Gerald "Gerry" Fuller Brummitt was born June 3, 1927 in Henderson, North Carolina. He was the fourth generation of Brummitts to grow up on the family tobacco farm and attended local schools. After graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1949, Ensign Brummitt earned his wings in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1953. He flew A-4s from USS Midway, USS Forrestal, and USS Shangri La. He served on the staff of COMFAIRELM in Naples, Italy for two years. Subsequently, he was USN representative to the North Ame.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:18:35 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Alberta (James A. Smith '33)
(May 1, 1915 - December 22, 2014) Alberta "Bertie" H. Smith, born May 01, 1915 entered Heaven's Gate on Monday, December 22, 2014. Bertie was born in San Antonio, graduating from Alamo Heights High School before briefly attending the University of Texas (Austin). She met and married James "Jimmy" Arthur Smith a US Naval Academy graduate attending flight training at Randolph Field. As a Navy family Bertie and Jimmy travelled the world for 30 years before retiring to San Antonio in 1964. Bertie be.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:14:28 PM

Obituary: Carl James Strang Jr. '55
Carl James Strang Jr., 81, died at his home on Friday, December 19, 2014. A long time resident of Winter Haven, he was active in a wide array of private and civic endeavors for more than fifty years. 
Carl was born on September 1, 1933, in Eufaula, AL, to the late Carl James Strang and Florence Foy Strang. Upon graduation from Eufaula High School, he attended the US Naval Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree. After graduation from the Naval Academy in 1955, Carl completed flig.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:03:40 PM

Obituary: Stanley Arnold Storper '52
Stanley A. Storper, 86, of New York City, New York. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and great uncle. Survived by his wife of 53 years, Vivian, his sons, Ian and David, his daughters-in-law, and his grandchildren. He is also survived by his nieces, Faith and Mechele, Faith's daughters and Mechele's husband Sander. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, class of 1952, he proudly served his country in the Navy. In his civilian life he was an electrical engineer working in the ae.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:27:44 PM

Obituary: William Steven Weise '73
William Steven Weise, of New Fairfield, CT, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at age 64. Steve was the second son of Marian LeFrank Weise and William Henry Weise of Spring Lake Heights, NJ. 
Steve grew up in Spring Lake Heights, attended Spring Lake Heights Elementary School and graduated from Manasquan High School (Class of 1968). He was active as a thespian, a musician, and he was an Eagle Scout with the God and Country Award. He was a scholar and an athlete, particularly.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:22:23 PM

Obituary: James Clement Van Pelt '44
James C. Van Pelt, Sr., D.B.A., Captain USN (SC) ret., passed away December 10, 2014 at age 93. 
He was born on May 23, 1921 and grew up in Marion, Kentucky, where he played several varsity sports for Marion High School. After graduating, he attended Columbia Military Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of '44. He joined the war against Japan as a Naval Officer and served on the USS Purdy and the USS Perkins, having survived the sinking of that ship by a kamikaze attack in November 1.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:17:05 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Hope (Douglas Syverson '39)
HOPE F. SYVERSON, On Monday, December 15, 2014 at her home in Leesburg, VA. Beloved wife of the late Douglas N. Syverson, Capt. USN, (Ret.), U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1939; devoted mother of Candace S. Cummings (Roger) and Peter D. Syverson (the late Delores); grandmother of Carolyn C. Addison (Matthew), Julia C. Armbruster (Steven), Peter D. Syverson and Thomas J. Syverson (Jo-Anna). Memorial services will be held at later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Fo.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:09:32 PM

Obituary: Daniel David Taylor '50
U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel D. "David" Taylor (Ret.) passed away peacefully at the age of 88 in his home in Litchfield Park, AZ, on Friday, December 12, 2014. David was born on 23 July 1926 in Bellows Falls, VT, to Jonathon Daniel Taylor and Edna Gibson Taylor. Upon graduating from Bellows Falls High School, Class of '44, on 13 June 1946 David was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. David graduated from the Academy, Class of '50, with a B.S. in Engineering and he was commissioned as.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:06:47 PM

Obituary: Richard George Bachmann '63
RICHARD G. BACHMANN of Palm Harbor, FL, formerly of Silver Spring, MD, died peacefully at Suncoast Hospice with his wife by his side on December 17, 2014 at age 72. Richard was the beloved husband of Susan L. Bachmann. They married in Rockville, MD in February 1989 and shared many years traveling the world together. As well as his loving wife, Richard is survived by his sister, Ruth Detjen of Poughkeepsie, NY, nieces Amy Kline (Patrick) and Virginia Roginski (Peter) and their families, along wit.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:01:36 PM

Obituary: Evan Thomas Mathis Jr. '47
Evan Thomas Mathis, Jr., age 88, passed away on Dec. 20, 2014, in Atlanta, GA. Born in Americus, GA, on Dec. 23, 1925, to Lois McMath and Evan Thomas Mathis, he graduated from Americus High School prior to his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. A class of 1947 USNA graduate, he served with the Atlantic, Pacific, and Mediterranean fleets. He also served as a Lighter-than-Air Officer (blimp pilot). In 1950, on St. Simons Island, GA, he met and married Nell McGehee Moreen of Macon, GA. After fl.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 6:58:40 PM

Obituary: Stephen Lee Denson '62
Stephen Lee Denson, of Lexington, died on Monday, December 15, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer.Stephen leaves behind his wife Susan; daughter, Jenny and her husband Eric Miller; and four grandchildren, Caity and her husband, Steve Chiado, Hayley, Sam, and Reese. Stephen was born on March 14, 1940 to the late Helen and Charles Denson of Roanoke, Va.He attended Jefferson High School in Roanoke and subsequently graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1962. He served under .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:06:32 AM

Obituary: Theodore Lawrence Soistmann '57
Theodore L. Soistmann, Jr. "Ted," 80, of Ephrata, PA went home to be with his Lord on December 16, 2014 at The Ephrata Manor surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Nancy Kathleen (Clifton) Soistmann for 55 wonderful years.
A student of Woodstown High School in New Jersey and graduate of Bullis Preparatory School, Ted continued on to the Naval Academy where he was a midshipman and Seaman Apprentice. Following his service in the military, he received his bachelor's degree .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:37:56 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Eleanor (John B. Balch '39)
Eleanor Draemel Balch, 98, of San Rafael California, died peacefully in her sleep on October 14, 2014. Eleanor was a long time resident of Annapolis Maryland, moving there in 1974 with her late husband Captain John (Red) Bernard Balch after his retirement from the Navy. Since 2000 she lived in San Rafael CA near her son Andrew. Andrew passed away earlier this year in May. She is survived by her sons John Adrian Balch of Fairmont West Virginia and Thomas Christopher Balch of West Bloomfield MI, s.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:07:15 AM

Obituary: Donald Frank Rohr '55
DONALD F. ROHR, age 82, an extraordinary man, went to his savior on December 8, 2014, a devastating loss to his family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis of 58 years; children, Cindy, Donald Jr., Susan and husband, and James and wife; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren, all of whom he loved dearly. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1955, entered the U.S. Air Force and served 22 years. In 1977 he was employed by Sandia National Lab and retired in 2008. A Ros.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 6:00:08 AM

Obituary: Paul Albert Marsh '69
(December 27, 1946 - December 10, 2014)Paul A. Marsh was born in Baytown, Texas, on December 27, 1946, to Albert and Gertrude Marsh. Paul entered school at Cedar Bayou Elementary while the Cedar Bayou School was still an independent school district. In his second year, the Cedar Bayou District merged with G.C.C.I.S.D. Paul finished his elementary work and junior high years at Cedar Bayou. Here, he was known as a good all-around student. The American Legion Post No 323 presented him the American .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 5:52:32 AM

Obituary: Harvey Philip Huetter '59
Harvey Philip Huetter, 77, of Cornwall passed away suddenly Dec. 4, 2014, following an accident in his home. He was born on May 12, 1937, the son of Katherine (Sohl) and Philip Huetter. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, with his brother Terry, he went on to graduate from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., in 1959 as a proud member of the 8th Company. While stationed in Newport, R.I., he met and married Judith Masters, a member of the Navy Nurse Corps. In 1969 he and his wife moved to Ch.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 5:45:02 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara (Benjamin C. Byrnside '41)
Barbara Pfohl Byrnside died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at St. Joseph of the Pines, in Southern Pines. Barbara, born on Jan. 30, 1923, was a native of Bradford, Pa., where she lived with her parents, Cornell N. Pfohl Jr. and Elizabeth Miller Pfohl. She attended Derrick City School and Kingswood School; she graduated from Connecticut College for Women. The oldest of four children, she was predeceased by Janaan and Jerry. Cornell N. Pfohl III (Pete) continues to live in the family home in Bradford. A .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 15, 2014 11:13:11 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Myra (Harvey W. Burden '55)
Myra "Mimi" Jean Silver Burden, 72, of Williamsburg, died Monday (December 8, 2014) from complications associated with Alzheimer's. She was born to the late Bessie Mae and Elbert Silver, June 30, 1942 in Chattanooga, TN. Mimi graduated from Girls Preparatory School (GPS) in Chattanooga in 1960 and attended Texas Christian University where she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She married Harvey Worth Burden in 1961. After marriage, Mimi and Harvey lived in California, New Jersey, Virg.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 12, 2014 4:46:48 AM

Obituary: Francis Leroy Roach '53
Francis L. "Frank" Roach, a retired U.S. Naval officer known for his life of service, his deep faith, his generosity and his gingerbread houses, was called home to God on December 1, 2014. A resident of DuPont, Wash., he passed at Orchard Park Health and Rehabilitation Center in Tacoma, just eight days shy of his 86th birthday.
Mr. Roach was born December 9, 1928, to Francis Edward and Mary Ann Spetz Roach, in Erie, Pa., the fourth of eight children. Mr. Roach attended Cathedral Preparatory Sch.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:07:41 AM

Obituary: William Randolph Delahunty Jr. '52
William R. Delahunty Jr., or "Del" as he was affectionately known, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at the age of 86. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Arlington. Private inurnment in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Memorials: The family asks that donations be made to or Red Cross in lieu of flowers. Del, also known as "Mr. Del," "Grand-Del" or "Del-Honey," was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1928. He was a graduate of the United.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:01:50 AM

Obituary: Theodore William Benedict '42
Theodore William (Bill) Benedict, of Chapel Hill, NC died of natural causes at Carolina Meadows on November 28, 2014. He would have been 95 on December 10. Born in New Canaan, CT to Theodore Winfield Benedict, Jr. and Jennie Irene (Fish) Benedict, he graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy in 1938 and the US Naval Academy with the class of 1942, but in December, 1941 – expedited by the US entry into the WWII. He first served in Pearl Harbor and then attended Submarine School. As a submarin.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 11, 2014 6:51:26 AM

Obituary: Michael Daniel Kandra '55
Michael Daniel Kandra, age 82, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his own home on Monday, December 1, 2014. Born in Shamokin, PA on January 12, 1932, Michael was a son of the late Michael Kandra and Jenny Novak Kandra. He spent two years at Penn State where he was a member of the NROTC and the Marching Blue Band. He was then appointed to the US Naval Academy, graduating in 1955. Michael became an officer in the USMC serving until 1960 and would later proudly serve in the USM.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:53:09 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Joseph J. Duffy Jr. '57)
Dorothy Ellen Bunting Duffy, 79 loving wife of Joseph John Duffy, Jr. for 57 years , died peacefully at home in New Canaan, CT on December 4, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Born May 7, 1935 in Baltimore Maryland, she was the oldest child of the late G. Lloyd and Dorothy Williams Bunting. Dorothy attended Maryvale High School and Trinity College in Washington, DC. She married her beloved Joe in 1957 and they lived most of their lives in Virginia, first in Falls Church and then in McLean. .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:22:23 AM

Obituary: Francis Edward Cornett '49
Francis E. Cornett died at his home in Bothell on December 1, 2014 at the age of 87. Frank was born in San Diego, California in 1927, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949. He served in the U.S. Navy for 26 years, retiring with the rank of Commander. He is survived by his two sons, Paul and Steve; and his sister, Drusilla. He is preceded in death by Joan, his beloved wife of 27 years. He was an active member of the Church of our Saviour in Monroe for many years. A memorial service wi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 4:25:47 AM

Obituary: Sherman Clark Reed '50
Town "think tank" dies at 86Sherman "Sherm" Reed remembered for intellect and impact
By Mary Ann Braggmbragg@capecodonline.com Posted Dec. 8, 2014 @ 7:34 amUpdated Dec 8, 2014 at 8:27 AM Cape Cod Times
Joan Reed sat Friday in the living room of her house on Keziah’s Lane with a thick binder titled "Joan and Sherman Reed Personal Papers."
Inside the binder were instructions for what to do in the event of her husband Sherman’s death: phone numbers, insurance papers, power of attorne.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:48:55 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Lou (Thomas F. O'Neill Jr. '50)
Mary Lou O'Neill
(January 27, 1927 - November 12, 2014)
Mary Lou was born in Anaconda, Montana on January 27, 1927, and she passed away peacefully at Anjelica's Villa in Seaside an hour after receiving the Sacrament of the Annointing of the Sick.
Mary Lou is survived by her daughter, Sally O'Neill Tich and her husband Greg; her son, Thomas F. O'Neill, III; her sister, Fran Lowman and her husband Sam; and by her nephews, cousins, and friends. Mary Lou was preceded in death in 1974 by her husba.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 08, 2014 7:38:56 PM

Obituary: Roger Milton Boh Jr. '49
Captain Roger M. Boh Jr., 88, passed away Dec. 2, 2014. He was born on Sept. 4, 1926 in Bay St. Louis, MS, where he attended St. Stanislaus School, graduating in 1943. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1945, graduating cum laude with the Class of 1949. Capt. Boh earned his wings as a fighter pilot in 1951, completing two combat tours in the Korean conflict and later three tours in the Viet Nam war. His interests outside of the Navy included stints as president of his local Rotarian and Kiwani.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 08, 2014 9:30:08 AM

Obituary: Charles Walter Smith '41
(Feb. 21, 1918 ~ Dec. 2, 2014) Charles W. "Moose" Smith, Captain US Navy (Ret), age 96, passed away on December 2 in Tucson, Arizona. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne. He is survived by his four children, Lisa, Coleman, Cindy and Craig and many grandchildren. 
He was born and raised in Forest Park, Maryland. As a US Naval Academy graduate, he participated in aircraft carrier operations during World War II and the Korean War during which he received 2 Bronze Stars. After .... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 08, 2014 9:05:37 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mildred (Anthony C. Parry '35)
Mildred Mae Kerstetter Parry Macomber, 82, of Harrisburg, passed away November 17, 2014 at Homeland Center. She was born on May 2, 1932 in Harrisburg to the late Emma Grace (Smith) and Simon Peter Kerstetter. 
Mildred was a graduate of John Harris High School class of 1950 and had later attended Drexel University. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Camp Hill, and had retired as the church secretary at Grace United Methodist Church, Harrisburg in 1986. She was a past.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 08, 2014 8:50:28 AM

Obituary: Harold Weinberg Jacobs '46
Harold W. Jacobs, 91, passed away on the evening of December 2, 2014 in Charleston, S.C. surrounded by his family. Harold was born to the late Edith and Theodore Jacobs in Kingstree, S.C. on June 5, 1923. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jacqueline E. Jacobs; 3 children, Patricia Lipe, Janet Bex, & James Jacobs, all of Charleston; his sister, Rose Webster of Darlington, S.C.; 7 grand children and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Bishop Gadsden Chapel, James .... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 05, 2014 1:28:19 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Frank L. Ingram '56)
(February 27, 1937 - December 1, 2014) Elizabeth Taylor Ingram died peacefully at Blodgett Hospital.  Elizabeth DuBois Taylor ( Beppy)  born in Akron, OH to Elizabeth Allaire Taylor and Myron Livingston Taylor,  grew up in Hudson, OH, living first above the Library where her mother was librarian. Later, a house on Main St., currently a bed and breakfast on the Ohio State Historical Preservation list. When her family moved to Brielle, NJ at age 15 went on to graduate from Manasquan.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 05, 2014 12:24:31 PM

Obituary: Jack Eryl Townsend '49
Jack E. Townsend, 88, of Dahlgren died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital. Born Jan. 12, 1926, in San Diego, he was the son of the late Navy Capt. Arthur M. Townsend and Nietta King Townsend. His father was assigned to a ship at Pearl Harbor, and Jack and his family lived overlooking the base. As a high school student, he witnessed the Japanese planes attacking the island on Dec. 7, 1941, and he spent that first night armed with a rifle, anticipating an invasion of Japanese gro.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 9:26:35 PM

Obituary: Frank Leonard Elefante '47
Frank L. Elefante, 92, of Kailua, Hawaii, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at home, after a short battle with cancer. Born June 8, 1922, in Vandergrift, he was the son of James and Barbara Elefante. He was a 1940 graduate of Vandergrift High School and enlisted in the Navy in September 1940. He was selected to attend the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1946 with the class of 1947. He retired from the Navy in 1975 with 35 years of service and settled in Kailua with wife, Sophie. He enjoy.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 9:12:53 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Coleen (Earle M. Cassidy '47)
Coleen Countryman Cassidy, 90, of Fountain Hills, Arizona, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2014. A 1942 graduate of Phoenix Union High School, she graduated from Phoenix College in 1944, and was married to her husband Earle in the Naval Academy Chapel on June 6, 1946. Beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, she is survived by her children, Barry Cassidy, Jan Harrison, Leigh King, and Lynn Cassidy; her grandchildren Michael Cassidy, Todd Cassidy, Trever Chiocca, Jessica Claypoo.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 9:05:50 PM

Obituary: Charles Herbert Lloyd '59
Charles H. "Buck" Lloyd, 76, passed away November 12, 2014 in Oswego, NY with his loving wife by his side. Born on December 3, 1937 in Baltimore, MD, the son of Louis A. and Dorothy M. Tinley Lloyd, he attended Baltimore Schools . Following graduation, he entered the United States Naval Academy where he obtained his Master's degree while serving his country from 1954 to 1969. He was previously employed in sales with Maritime Supplies. Charles married Eleanor I. "Lee" Smith on July 24, 1994 at th.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 8:52:36 PM

Obituary: Jerome Sharpe Berkeley '57
(February 27, 1933 - November 11, 2014 )
JEROME S. BERKELEY "Jerry" of Cleveland Hts, Ohio, a US Marine Corps veteran, died on Veteran's day, November 11th, 2014. Jerry was born in Glendale, California and was named Jerome Edward Sharpe. After Jerry's father passed away when Jerry was only one year old. Jerry crossed the country between Cleveland Heights and California three times before he was six. Several years later, his mother married Mr. Edmund Berkeley and Jerry was adopted and had his na.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 8:10:00 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Joseph P. Flanagan Jr. '47)
Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Flanagan (nee Mayock), passed away in the early morning hours of Dec. 1, 2014, at The Hill at Whitemarsh in Lafayette Hill. She died peacefully in hospice care after enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday with her extended family. She was 89 years old.
Born on April 21, 1925, in Wilkes-Barre, Liz was a daughter of a prominent area urologist, Dr. Peter P. Mayock, and of Elizabeth Smolder, of Nanticoke. She attended St. Ann's Academy in Wilkes-Barre and graduated from Wyoming Semi.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 7:51:51 AM

Obituary: Traian Benchea '63
Traian Benchea passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at his home in Thibodaux, surrounded by his loved ones.
He wished to celebrate his funeral mass in Thibodaux, with his dear friend, Monsignor Donald Ledet presiding at the Mass. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Thursday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. The committal service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8, in the mausoleum at North Lawn Ceme.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 7:41:00 AM

Obituary: William James Bartlett '74
(28 November 2014) William J. Bartlett, 62, suddenly. Beloved husband of Ellen, dear father of Kelly and James (Rachel) of Cleveland. Son of Emmett and Jennie Bartlett Favreau of NY and FL. Brother of David (Michelle) and Russell (Kate) of NY, and Jason (Jess) of CA. Owner of Best Buy Builders Inc. Graduate of the US Naval Academy. Bill will be remembered for his integrity, generosity and sense of humor. He was the love of Ellen's life; they were so blessed to have found each other. Services: Th.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 6:44:24 AM

Obituary: John Sante Tonetti '52
John Sante Tonetti, 84, born to John E. and Joan M. Tonetti on December 19, 1929, in Clinton, Indiana, died in Charlotte November 25, 2014. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and participated in the Korean War where he served his country with honor. In 1954, John wed his lifelong love, Janet McDonough. He was a successful business executive with Cooper Energy Services for over 30 years, and was instrumental in their international success having served as President of their Canadian subsidi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 5:41:47 AM

Obituary: James Russell Brickel '52
Lt. General James Russell Brickel, USAF (Ret.) died on November 21, 2014 in Sarasota, FL after a 26-year battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 84 years' old. He was born on September 18, 1930 in New York City, New York and moved to Burlington, Vermont where he graduated from Burlington High School. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1948 and graduated with a commission as a 2nd Lt. in 1952. He completed Undergraduate Pilot Training at Foster AFB in Texas where he was awarded his wings in 195.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 9:12:24 AM

Obituary: John Edward Vinsel '48
Lt. Cmdr. John E. Vinsel, U.S. Navy (ret.), 90, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Southern N.H. Medical Center.
John was born in Oxford, Miss., on Sept. 17, 1924, a son of the late Kenneth P. and Willie (Powell) Vinsel. He was the husband of Carolyn (Coletta) Vinsel of Mont Vernon.
John was a resident of Mont Vernon for the past 20 years and a resident of New Hampshire since 1967. John had been raised in Louisville, Ky., graduating from Phillips Academy, Andover in 1943, and the U.S..... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 9:03:56 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marianne (Robert J. Bowman '60)
Marianne E. Bowman passed away at home on Saturday, November 8, 2014, after a brief but intense battle with pancreatic cancer. Marianne was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., on September 16, 1937, to John Michael Quinn and Lydia (Hubner) Quinn. She had two older brothers, Robert of Ridgefield, Conn., and James of Tempe, Ariz., both deceased. After graduating from high school, Marianne worked as an executive secretary for the Nestle Co. in White Plains, N.Y., and later for Union Carbide in Tarrytown, N.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 7:27:18 AM

Obituary: Henry Richard Weeks Jr. '54
Mr. Henry R. Weeks, Jr. of Columbia passed away on Thursday, November 27, 2014. Born in Norfolk, Virginia on August 14, 1930, Mr. Weeks was the only son of the late Henry R. Weeks and Alice W. Weeks of Folly Beach. Mr. Weeks was a retired employee of the U.S. Small Business Administration where he served as a loan officer and attorney. He also retired from the U.S. Army and had practiced law in Columbia. After his retirement, he served as an adjunct professor of law in the College of Hospitality.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 7:09:37 AM

Obituary: Andrew Gerard Malizio '77
On November 24, 2014, Andrew "Drew" Gerard Malizio, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, passed away in a cycling accident. Drew, 60, is survived by his parents, Helen and Andrew, his wife of 37 years, Ann, his two sons, Andrew (Zrinka) and Adam (Aditi), two brothers, James and Marty, two sisters, Catherine and Marie, numerous nieces and nephews, and the pride and joy of his life, his granddaughter, Adria. Born in New Jersey in 1954, Drew attended the United States Naval Academy and earned degrees from Au.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 7:04:00 AM

Obituary: James Charles Whatley Jr. '54
Lt. Col. (Ret.) James C. Whatley Jr., 81, of Shalimar, Fla., passed away peacefully on Nov. 23, 2014. Jim was born in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on March 31, 1933. He attended the Columbia Military Academy and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (1954). Jim received his Master's Degree from Texas Tech. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years including service in the Vietnam War. He then followed with 29 distinguished years in the defense industry including President and COO of ASI Systems Internat.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 6:17:10 AM

Obituary: Jacques Farus Trevillyan '50
JACQUES FARUS TREVILLYAN passed away on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, surrounded by family. Jacques was born April 28, 1927 in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin to John T. and Olga Farus Trevillyan and grew up in Tyndall, South Dakota where he became an Eagle Scout and was Salutatorian of his high school class. After graduation, Jacques was an enlisted man in the Navy for one year as WWII was coming to a close. He then received a congressional appointment to the U.S. Na.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 6:01:34 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Gordon R. Voegelein '51)
Elizabeth Beigel Voegelein, 87, of Charleston, SC, widow of Gordon Rollings Voegelein entered into eternal rest Monday, November 24, 2014. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 29, 2014 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Elizabeth was born December 5, 1926 in Baltimore, Maryland and was the daughter of the.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 01, 2014 4:43:20 AM

Obituary: John Kerwin Nunneley '51
Press Banner (San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley, CA)20 November 2014
John Kerwin "Jack" Nunneley
October 19, 1927 to November 11, 2014
Captain John Kerwin "Jack" Nunneley, USN Ret., passed away peacefully, in the loving care of his family on Veteran's Day. He was 87 years young.
A third-generation native Californian, Jack was raised on an apricot-and-prune ranch in Saratoga. He attended Los Gatos High School and Santa Clara University before being appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in An.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:00:35 PM

Obituary: Edward Beverly Herndon III '42
Cmdr. Edward Beverly Herndon III, a graduate of the Naval Academy and a resident of Montgomery County for over 50 years, passed peacefully at his home in Silver Spring on the morning of November 22, 2014, at the age of 95.
Mr. Herndon was born May 10, 1919, in Shreveport, LA. He graduated from the Naval Academy in December of 1941, and served in the Pacific during WW II; he also served in the Korean Conflict. Post-war postings included Japan and Paris; he captained the USS Orleck.
After retiri.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:54:47 AM

Obituary: Harry Rollo Luebbe '45
In Memory of Harry R. Luebbe (March 2, 1923 - November 21, 2014)
Harry R. Luebbe was born in Horton, Kansas in 1923. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and went on to become a career Naval Officer attaining the rank of Full Commander. He was a veteran of WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam war. The Navy was followed by a second 20 year career at Grumman Aerospace Corporation where he was instrumental in developing several vital defense related projects and the lunar module.
Harr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 24, 2014 6:12:43 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ann (Richard R. Pratt '36)
Ann Mecleary Pratt, age 98, died peacefully in her sleep on November 12, 2014 at Fleet Landing Retirement Community, Atlantic Beach, Florida. She was born on August 17, 1916 in Hampton, VA. Ann was the daughter of Commodore and Mrs. Howard Blaine Mecleary (USN). As a child, Ann lived in many parts of the world including China, the Philippines, Hawaii, California, and numerous locations along the East Coast. Ann attended Miss Mason's School at Tarrytown-on-Hudson NY and Chateau Brillantmont in La.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 24, 2014 5:50:07 AM

Obituary: Robert Lindsay Dise '46
Robert Lindsay "Bob" Dise, 90, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Born and raised in Glen Rock, son of A.P. and Anna Dise, and brother to Dick, Joe, Betty, and Donald, Bob loved the outdoors. Joining the Boy Scouts at the age of 12 in 1935, his adventures included treks through the Adirondacks and participation in the 1939 New York World's Fair, the same year he earned his Eagle rank. Bob attended Gettysburg College then entered the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1945. He spent .... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 24, 2014 5:41:12 AM

Obituary: Edward Lothrup Warner III '62
Edward Lothrup (Ted) Warner, III, of Gig Harbor, Washington, died on November 14, 2014, surrounded by his wife and daughters after a hard fought battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) and cancer. He was 73 years old.
Ted was born in Detroit, Michigan, on December 4, 1940, to Ed and Dorothy Warner, and grew up in Okemos, Michigan. He graduated from Okemos High School in 1958, where he was valedictorian of his class and a varsity athlete in basketball, football, track, baseball, and golf.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 24, 2014 5:35:28 AM

Obituary: Michael Jeffrey Nicholson '65
Michael Jeffrey "Nick" Nicholson died peacefully, with his family by his side, on October 3, 2014 after a long courageous battle with ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was 71.
Nick was a Navy Brat born in Seattle and he lived in Hawaii, California, Maryland, Virginia, and New Mexico before accepting a congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy with the Class of 1965.
He served 26 years on active duty in the USN before retiring with the rank of Commander in 1991. He served on east .... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 24, 2014 5:34:52 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (Paul G. McMahon '50)
Mary Therese Killoran McMahon, 83, passed away peacefully on November 20, 2014 at her home in Manassas, VA. She is survived by her five children, Paul G. McMahon, Jr., his wife, Pat, and their children Michael, Megan, and Matthew; Mary Jane McMahon Drake, her husband Bob Drake, and their children, Daniel, Erin, and Christopher; Norine McMahon; John McMahon, his wife, Katy, and their children, Timothy and Leah; and Catherine McMahon.
 Mary was born and raised in New York City, where she gra.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 24, 2014 5:29:57 AM

Obituary: William Russel Ball '55
On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, COL William "Bill" Russel Ball passed away peacefully in Coronado, CA after a long, courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 81. Bill is survived by his wife Donna; his former wife, Mary J. Henderson and their children, William R. Ball, Jr., Wendy Ailor, Mary Johnson, and Alexandra O'Brien and 10 grandchildren. He is also survived by his step-daughter, Tiffany Miller and her two children as well as his sisters Laura Hieb and Claudia Callas. Bill was born .... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 21, 2014 6:29:12 AM

Obituary: Stanley Jerome Carter Jr. '65
Commander Stanley Jerome Carter, Jr. USN (Ret.)
He served in the US Navy from 1965 until 1988. He eventually retired as Chief of Recruitment for the NSA in 2009. Died November 8, 2014 at the age of 70. He is survived by his wife, Faye Boyd Carter, Son, Eric J. Carter daughter & Son-in-law, Gail & Malik Hardwick, grandchildren Carmen & Mason Hardwick as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Viewing will be held at BENBOE FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 10-12 .... Click here to Read more

Friday, November 21, 2014 6:25:20 AM

Obituary: Robert Downs Wilson '52
Robert Downs Wilson passed away peacefully in Waterbury, CT Nov. 12, 2014 surrounded by loving family in his last days.
Born in San Diego, CA, he was a proud graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a member of the academy's national champion rowing team and served in the U.S. Navy as a Gunnery Officer (LTJG) on the USS Hyman. He was married to Elizabeth C. Wilson (née Cappers) for 58 years before her death in 2010.
Dad was a gentle, generous person, a problem-solver who used diplomacy and h.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:41:03 AM

Obituary: William George Dolan Jr. '57
Col. William G. Dolan, Jr. USAF Ret. 79, passed away on November 10, 2014 at his home with his wife, Nancy at his bedside. George was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of '57 and was commissioned in the United States Air Force where he earned his wings and served as a Fighter Pilot, Air Commander, Air Attaché in Egypt, Aerospace Research Pilot, Flight Commander and Aircraft Commander (Interceptor Pilot). He retired after a decorated career in December of 1983. He was ver.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:35:24 AM

Obituary: Stuart Holmes Sherman Jr. '53
Major General STUART H. SHERMAN, JR. Passed away at his home in Lake Waccamaw, NC peacefully on Thursday, November 13, 2014. General Sherman was born in 1932, in Lenoir, NC. He graduated from high school at the Georgia Military Academy, College Park, in 1949 and the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science degree and a commission in the U.S. Air Force. General Sherman earned Master of Science degrees in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering and Electrical Engine.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5:37:16 AM

Obituary: Ralph Carson '52
Ralph "Skeeter" Carson, CDR, USN, Retired (1928-2014)
Ralph Carson, age 85, of Perdido Key, Florida passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014. Born in Washington, D.C., Skeeter later joined the United States Navy, served his country for 26 years and retired as a Commander. He was a graduate in 1952 from the Naval Academy where he had a competitive tennis career, playing No. 1 in singles his senior year. Known as "Coach Carson" to many, he was credited with developing the UWF tennis program in 19.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5:25:42 AM

Obituary: Robert Francis Bauer '50
Commander Robert F. "Bob" Bauer, USN (Ret.) Of Beavercreek passed away Monday, November 17, 2014. He was born on February 15, 1928 in Hamilton, Missouri to the late Francis Joseph and Daisy (Emmons) Bauer. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in 1950, from Harvard Business School with a Masters of Business Administration in 1958, and from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island in 1964. His 20 year career in the Navy included.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5:00:46 AM

Obituary: Russell Franklin Wilson '49
Russell F. Wilson, CDR, USN(Ret.) died November 8, 2014 in Columbia, SC. He was the son of Robert L. Wilson and Clara L. Richter. He was born April 8, 1925 and graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1942. He attended OSU, playing in the marching band, and then enlisted in the Navy in 1943. During WW II, he served aboard destroyer convoys in the North Atlantic and invasion landings in Southern France. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated class of 1949. He served in the Korean War abo.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:54:49 AM

Obituary: Jeffrey Allen Weaver '83
Jeffrey Allen Weaver passed away suddenly but peacefully on November 12, 2014 in Lancaster at the home of his brother, with whom he resided.
Born on June 7, 1961, Jeff lived in Birdsboro, PA with his parents, Donald and Joan Weaver and his younger brother, Douglas Weaver.
Jeff attended Daniel Boone High School where he was very active during his time there. He graduated second in the Class of 1979. His extracurricular activities included National Honor Society, Co-Editor-In-Chief of the school.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:49:56 AM

Obituary: George William Cummings '49
Reverend Canon George William Cummings, 87, October 13, 2014. Born March 25, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY to Reverend Arthur R. Cummings and Kathryn L. Cummings. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy in 1949, he earned his wings and flew PY-1's and the AJ-2P with duty stations in the Philippines, Alaska, and Central America. After his naval career, he worked at Douglas Aircraft Company and then entered the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA, graduating in 1961. He was ordained a.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:32:57 AM

Obituary: Leonard Frank Schempp Jr. '47
LEONARD F. SCHEMPP (Age 91)  
On Friday, November 14, 2014, Leonard F. Schempp, Jr., of Washington, DC. Mr. Schempp was born in Los Angeles on September 26, 1923. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. That same year he married his beloved wife, Kitty and started his family. He proudly served the U.S. Navy in many capacities until receiving an honorable discharge in 1959. These years were the basis of some of his dearest memories. He immediately began work as a Project Engineer .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:10:07 AM

Obituary: John Alan Graff '53
We lost John Alan "Jack" Graff on November 8, 2014. He is now home with God reunited his parents and children, John Paul and Katherine, awaiting the rest of his beloved family. We know he is looking over us until that day. Born in 1931, Jack grew up in Point Loma and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. He then transitioned into the Air Force and served for 22 years including 100 missions in Vietnam Nam before his first retirement (Colonel) and subsequent careers at Boeing and General .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:55:32 AM

Obituary: Charles Gary Blaize Sr. '65
Charles Gary Blaize Sr. passed away Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, due to natural causes. A resident of Houma for many years, he was born in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, March 31, 1943.
The family will receive friends beginning at 4 p.m. Friday at Rabenhorst Funeral Home at 825 Government St. in Baton Rouge. Funeral services will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. A Celebration of Life will be held in Houma at a later date. A graveside service will be held in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:46:37 AM

Obituary: William Robert Walker '54
Bob Walker, of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, died on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the age of 82. Loving husband of Jackie Walker; beloved son of the late Billy R. and Marie Walker; devoted father of Michael John (Karen) Walker, Michelle Marie Walker, Linda Arline Buatte, and William Robert Walker, Jr.; dear brother of Wayne (Mary Katherine) Walker and Mary Ann Walker; cherished grandfather of five.Bob was a graduate from CBC High School, and the U.S. Naval Academy. He was chosen to be a training offi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:07:10 AM

Obituary: Gordon James Johnson '67
Gordon J. Johnson, formerly of Poughkeepsie - We are saddened to announce the passing of Gordon J. Johnson on Nov. 5, 2014, following a brave struggle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Poughkeepsie, NY, he was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He was a pilot in the Navy and also served in Vietnam. He moved to Atlantic Beach, FL in 1990 and owned a successful aerial photography business. 
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, James and Florence Johnson and son, Christopher and is s.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:09:01 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Anne (Charles D. Jenkins '60)
Anne Jenkins (nee O'Connor), "Sweet Anne," of Summerville, SC, passed away on November 3, 2014 after a long illness. She was born March 4, 1939 in Pottsville, PA to the late Louis Edward O'Connor and the late Anna Cecilla O'Connor (nee Brennan). She graduated from Nativity High School in Pottsville (1957) and was capped at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing (1960). On March 5, 1960, Anne married Charles D. Jenkins (United States Naval Academy class of 1960). For the next 5.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:02:07 AM

Obituary: Ralph Henry Jacobson '56
Ralph Jacobson, a retired U.S. Air Force major general and former president of Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts, died Nov. 1 at the age of 82 years. Jacobson served 32 years in the Air Force, joining after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1956 with a bachelor's degree in engineering. He served as a tactical airlift pilot in Vietnam, an Air Force project officer for the Draper-developed Titan II Inertial Guidance System, and later in a series of space-related positions befor.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 06, 2014 1:04:02 PM

Obituary: John Eugene Sheehan '52
The Honorable John Eugene SheehanStaff Writer | Posted 15 hours agoLancasterOnline.com
The Honorable John E. Sheehan, "Jack," formerly of Washington, DC and Annapolis, MD, died on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Lakeside in Willow Street, PA. He was 84 years old.
Born in Johnstown, PA on December 11, 1929, Jack was the seventh of ten children of the late Louis A. and Frances Ethel (Schaefer) Sheehan. Jack attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown prior to receiving an appointment to the.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 06, 2014 9:56:09 AM

Obituary: James Elry Fischer '52
With great sadness, the family of James (Jim) E. Fischer, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret) of Edgewater, Md., announce his passing on November 1, 2014. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at the United States Naval Academy, Main Chapel, Annapolis, Md., on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00pm. 
Jim was born on May 2, 1929 in Barbourville, Ky. He grew up in Takoma Park, Md., and graduated from Montgomery Blair High School. He proudly attended the United States Naval Academy .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 06, 2014 8:19:49 AM

Obituary: James Elry Fischer '52
With great sadness, the family of James (Jim) E. Fischer, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret) of Edgewater, Md., announce his passing on November 1, 2014. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at the United States Naval Academy, Main Chapel, Annapolis, Md., on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00pm. 
Jim was born on May 2, 1929 in Barbourville, Ky. He grew up in Takoma Park, Md., and graduated from Montgomery Blair High School. He proudly attended the United States Naval Academy .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 06, 2014 8:19:46 AM

Obituary: James E. Van Epp '48
James "Jim" E. Van Epp, of Wilmington, DE, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware, after a brief illness. He was 89. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Jim, was the only child of the late Radnor and Freda Van Epp. 
Jim was educated in Cleveland schools and then attended the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, for a year before transferring to Brown University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with an ScB degree in Chemistry in 1946. His wife, whom he met a.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 8:32:15 PM

Obituary: Allan Archie Andrews '56
Allan Archie Andrews was born in Laconia, on March 29, 1931, the son of Archie and Gladys (Harriman) Andrews. Al spent his early years in Gilford before his family moved to York, Maine. He died on November 2, 2014.
Allan attended school in York, graduating from York High School. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served time in the regular Navy. Al was a long time employee at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Al was married to Bettyann Aston from 1953 to 1967. In 1971 Al married Mary Black and.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 8:22:25 PM

Obituary: Robert Turner Styer '48
On Sunday, October 26, 2014 retired Navy Captain Robert Turner Styer passed away at the age of 88 years young. He spent his final hours surrounded by family and friends. Bob was born on July 6, 1926 in Long Beach, CA to Admiral Charles Wilkes Styer and Norah Turner Styer. He was a proud 34 year Navy veteran graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1948. His career included service on one destroyer and seven submarines, serving as Commanding Officer on USS Plunger (SSN 595) and USS Tecumseh (SSB.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 7:51:29 PM

Obituary: Edward Hughes Jackson Jr. '54
Mr. Edward H. Jackson, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at home after a lengthy illness. Memorial services will begin at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 3rd at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral.
Mr. Jackson was a native and lifelong resident of Shreveport. He was a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy. He belonged to St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral; Downtown Rotary Club, especially their Rescue Mission; the Elk's Club and the American Legion.
Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his paren.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 7:48:57 PM

Obituary: Donald Lee Martin '55
Donald Lee Martin
Don passed away peacefully at home on October 22, 2014 after a long battle with leukemia. He was born in Montgomery, Alabma in 1932. Don developed a love of flying at an early age and flew a Stearman airplane at age fourteen. He was accepted to Annapolis Naval Academy and graduated as an officer and a gentleman in 1955. He later attended Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Don spent the next twenty years as an A-4 pilot, Flight Deck Officer, and Squadron Command.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 7:25:42 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Norma (Kyle C. McCormick '48)
Norma Howard McCormick, 91, of Ashland died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Oak Knoll Healthcare Center, Framingham. She was the wife of the late Kyle Cargill McCormick. Born in Manhatten, NY, she was the daughter of the late Herman L. and Maria (Harnaja) Howard. She was a renowned mezzo soprano who starred in Carousel on Broadway in the 1940's and additionally appeared at Carnegie Hall, and the New York Opera Company. She toured in leading roles in productions of Aida, Carmen and La Traviatta. Nor.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 6:17:28 PM

Obituary: John Archibald Stark '51
John A. Stark of Covington, passed away October 30, 2014, at the age of 85. Mr. Stark was an active member of the First Baptist Church, in Covington, where he faithfully taught Sunday school for several years. He was raised, in Lawrenceville, by his parents, Hope and Evelyn Stark. When his high school burned, he attended Emory at Oxford and North Georgia College. Mr. Stark graduated from the United States Naval Academy, in 1951,