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Obituary: Avery Kenneth Loposer '52
Captain Avery Kenneth "Ken" Loposer, USN (Ret) of Walla Walla, Washington, was called home to be with his Lord on Monday, June 27, 2016. He passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family, after a brief hospital stay. Ken was born to Avery Kenneth Loposer and Lurline Williamson Loposer on August 7, 1930, in Mobile, Alabama. He graduated from high school in 1947 and attended Springhill College for one year. He then entered the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, graduating in June, .... Click here to Read more
Friday, July 01, 2016 6:00:47 AM

Obituary: Samuel Andrew Pillar '47
Samuel Andrew Pillar (February 15, 1924 - June 24, 2016)
Samuel Andrew Pillar, 92, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016, at Four Seasons in Columbus. He was a former resident of Alameda, California.
He was born Feb. 8, 1926, in Gary. After finishing high school, Sam enlisted in the United States Navy and served nearly two years before being accepted into the United States Naval Academy in June 1943.
Due to the war, midshipmen were accelerated through their training. Sam graduated with the USNA c.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 30, 2016 8:28:27 AM

Obituary: Samuel Jacobson '55
Samuel Jacobson (1932 - 2016)
A little more than 4 years after saying good-bye to Carol, his partner in crime and adventure and wife of almost 50 years, Sam Jacobson has gone to reunite with his love and Scottish lass whom he cared for to the very end.
For years, as a Dad, grandpa, friend, midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, labor arbitrator for the U.S. government, and tennis player with a most wicked lefty slice, Sam had a way of keeping us all feeling loved and laughing through good times.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 30, 2016 8:19:30 AM

Obituary: Joseph Constant Benzing '62
Joseph C. Benzing (October 19, 1940 -- June 24, 2016)
Joseph C. Benzing of Province Lake in Parsonsfield, Maine died at age 75 on Friday, June 24, 2016, at the Barron Center in Portland, Maine after a prolonged and brave struggle with frontal lobe dementia. He was born in Portland, Maine on October 19, 1940, the son of Raymond and Constance (Constant) Benzing. His wife, Patricia Benzing, was at his side, and his children, Adam Benzing, age 36, and daughter Christiane Benzing, age 34, were en ro.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:41:12 PM

Obituary: Stephen Cassin Young '50
Stephen Cassin Young passed away on May 31, 2016 in Sacramento, California. He was born on October 13, 1927, in San Diego to Eleanor Hayden McFadden Young and Captain Cassin Young, USN, US Naval Academy Class of 1916. Although he lived in many places growing up, he always considered Coronado his childhood home. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1950, and was in the US Air Force from 1950 to 1954, during which time he served in the Korean War . After leaving the Air Force he worked briefl.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:27:52 PM

Obituary: Thomas Kelly Wark '79
Thomas K. Wark (Jun 27, 1956 May 25, 2016)
Thomas K. Wark, 60, died May 25, 2016, In Atyrau, Kazakhstan, where he worked and lived. He was the husband of Svetlana Bolshakova of Moscow. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of Donald T. Wark and the late Maureen (Murphy) Wark. Thomas was educated in Springfield, Mass., schools. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and received his bachelor's degree from Columbus State University and his master's degree in Russian Studies from Yale University. He re.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:23:46 PM

Obituary: Thomas Larry Higgs '66
Thomas Larry Higgs, 73, of Pensacola, FL was called home on Sun., June 19, 2016. Thomas was born on Jan. 08, 1943 in Lewisberg, Tennessee to the late Thomas Franklin Higgs and Annie Christine Higgs. Thomas served our country honorably during the Vietnam War after graduating from the Naval Academy in 1966. He was a devoted and loyal husband and father. Thomas is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Joyce; two sons, Steve (Lisa) Higgs of Peachtree City, GA and Brian (Deborah) Higgs; sister, A.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:56:02 PM

Obituary: John Patrick Cecil '60
John Patrick "Pat" Cecil, 77, of Spartanburg, SC, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care. Born October 31, 1938, in Spartanburg County, SC, he was the son of the late Thurman White Cecil and Mary Constance Waters Cecil. A 1960 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Mr. Cecil was a veteran of the Vietnam War and he proudly served as a naval aviator before serving as a nuclear engineer on the USS Enterprise. Pat loved his family, friends, church, and the .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:48:56 PM

Obituary: James Orin Naugle '52
James (Jim) O. Naugle passed away on June 25, 2016 at the age of 87 years. He was born and raised in Johnstown, PA. He attended Ferndale High School, where he excelled in football and basketball, and graduated in 1947. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown for one year before being appointed to the United States Naval Academy. While at the Naval Academy, he played lacrosse for the Navy and was selected for the All American Team. He received his commission as an Ensign in 1952. .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 9:41:02 AM

Obituary: Milton Edward Burdsall '56
Milton Burdsall
Milton passed peacefully into the arms of his Lord on June 23, 2016. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1956, Milton was born June 7, 1932 in Bridgeton, New Jersey. He was the oldest son of Milton Chester Burdsall and Dorothy Raye Vannaman.
After graduating from the Naval Academy, Milt spent five years in Naval intelligence, first as aide to Captain Pete Aurand, who was liaison to President Dwight Eisenhower. He then chose San Diego where he was assigned as.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 27, 2016 2:54:36 PM

Obituary: Edward George Elizondo '79
Edward George Elizondo
Into His Hands Edward George Elizondo was received on June 26, 2016 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Born on October 2, 1956 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Mr. Elizondo graduated from Mary Carroll High School and later attended the U. S. Naval Academy. He married his high school sweetheart, Maria Dolores Cano Elizondo, and together raised three children, Eulalio Gaudencio Elizondo II, Nicole Marie Elizondo, and Edward George Elizondo II, in Bay St. Louis, MS. 
Mr. Elizondo is p.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 27, 2016 2:13:08 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (John P. Tazewell '43)
Elizabeth "Betsy" Taylor Tazewell, 95, passed away on June 23, 2016, at Westminster-Canterbury in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She was born on May 22, 1921, in Norfolk, Virginia, to Lewis Jerome Taylor and Roberta Newton Taylor.
Betsy grew up at Stillwaters, her family home in Talbot Park, attended Miss Turnbull's Private School for Girls in Norfolk, Virginia, and made her debut in 1942. After high school, she attended Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and in June of 1942, marri.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 27, 2016 2:02:48 PM

Obituary: Walter Charles Peters Jr. '58
Walt PetersBorn: PrivateDied: June 19, 2016
Services: Funeral Services will be held at 12 Noon Monday, June 27th at Messinger Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Road in Scottsdale.
Visitation: Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Walter C. Peters Jr. was a remarkably interesting father, husband (twice), and entrepreneur. In a very gutsy move, he learned to fly while in high school and carried his love of flight for many decades. After high school he surmounted the arduous academic, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 27, 2016 1:46:54 PM

Obituary: John Karas '56
A Life well lived. 
John Karas, 82, went to sleep in the Lord on June 11, 2016, in Los Osos, Calif., with his beloved wife, Robin, and a close family friend, at his side. John was born in Duluth, Minn., in August 1933 and was the third child of Greek immigrant parents who proudly gave their children the opportunities of life in the USA while keeping their Greek language and culture alive. John was a 1956 U.S. Naval Academy graduate and was commissioned in the U.S. Air Force upon graduation.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, June 26, 2016 3:32:02 PM

Obituary: Kenneth Ivan Jurgensen '55
Cdr. Kenneth I. Jurgensen, USN (8-29-32 to 4-11-16)
Naval Academy Class 1955
Ken, a decorated Vietnam War hero who flew jets from an aircraft carrier married Barbara Cunningham in 1960, two children, Neil and Cristal. Divorced 1983. Married Cheryl Randles 1988 and she passed away 1993 at 47. Upon retirement he was an avid tennis player and a travel agent. Will be buried with honors at Oak Hill Cemetery, Solvang, with his parents, Thursday, June 30, at 2:00 o'clock.
Lompoc Record26 June 2016.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, June 26, 2016 3:24:30 PM

Obituary: Patrick Bruce Deegan '69
Patrick Bruce Deegan, 71, of Greensburg, formerly of Scottdale, passed away from complications of kidney and Alzheimer's diseases at 6:13 a.m., Friday, June 24, 2016, in the Oak Hill Nursing Center, Hempfield Township. Patrick was born June 12, 1945, in Manhattan, N.Y., a son of the late Joseph and Marcelle (Simon) Deegan. Patrick was a devoted father, grandfather and a retired mechanical engineer, lastly working with Lockheed Martin Corporation. He received his master's degree in mechanical eng.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 26, 2016 3:12:11 PM

Obituary: John Goddard Stinson '50
Lt Col John Goddard Stinson, USAF (Ret) of Irvine, CA, passed away at the age of 88 on May 14, 2016 with his loving family by his side. Born in Milford, Connecticut on January 12, 1928 to Harold and Catherine Stinson, he was nicknamed Jack. He grew up in Naugatuck, Connecticut, and became a local sports hero playing basketball and football. Upon graduating from high school, he received a congressional appointment to the US Naval Academy. During his four years attending the Naval Academy, Jack wa.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 26, 2016 2:49:31 PM

Obituary: John Mascenik '46
John Mascenik, 91, of Stroudsburg PA, died peacefully Sunday evening, June 12, 2016 at home of Critical Cardiac Stenosis. He was the husband of Dorothy (Lax) Mascenik with whom he shared 71 years of marriage as of June 8, 2016. They were married June 8, 1945 at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Born on August 28, 1924 in Perth Amboy, NJ, he was the son of the late Stephen and Catherine (Rusinak) Mascenik and the oldest of three children. John was an Eagle Scout and graduated from Wo.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 26, 2016 2:46:02 PM

Obituary: David Ellis Bealer '76
Dr. David "Dave" E. Bealer passed away in Yuma, Arizona on June 7, 2016. Dave was born June 22, 1955 in Fontana, CA.
Dave was a graduate of United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Dave was a Naval Aviator and Top Gun graduate. After 23 years of service, Dave retired as a Naval Commander in Lemore, CA. 
After retiring from the Navy, Dave began a career in education as a teacher. He later transitioned into administration, serving as principal of Lake Gregory Elementary School in.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, June 26, 2016 2:43:04 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Helen (Richard Laulor '52)
Helen Marie Laulor, 90, Mount Pleasant, S.C., formerly of Altoona, spouse of Richard Laulor, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Arrangements are by McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation, Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Altoona Mirror23 June 2016.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:51:47 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Norma (Rudolph Rakowsky '50)
Norma Nott Rakowsky former CEO of Buckeye Rubber Products
Pioneering business and civic leader
Driving at 14 to help on the family farm, and shouldering Buckeye Rubber Products as CEO in her 50s, Norma Nott Rakowsky always rose to daunting challenges.
She faced many hurdles she did not choose, but Rakowsky powered through remarkably with what her oldest daughter Connie called "dogged determination."
After her husband Rudy Rakowsky suffered a stroke in 1986 and died two years later, she plung.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:47:28 AM

Obituary: Frederick Martin Fonda Jr. '51
Frederick "Fred" Fonda, Jr. (Born: November 03, 1927 Died: June 13, 2016)
Frederick "Fred" Fonda, Jr., age 88, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went home to be with The Lord on Monday, June 13, 2016, following a short illness. Mr. Fonda was born on November 3, 1927, in San Francisco, California, to the late Frederick Martin Fonda, Sr. and Frances Higgins Fonda. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Fonda. Fred was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He was .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 4:52:54 AM

Obituary: Michael John Feidt '79
Michael John Feidt, son of Marilyn and Jack, beloved husband of Teri and father of five, passed away June 9th, 2016, after an all too brief battle with cancer. He was 59.
A graduate of the US Naval Academy in 1979, Mike was also educated at the University of Minnesota and George Washington University. During his time at the Naval Academy, he put his athletic 6'5" frame to good use in the second row of the USNA Rugby team, and his sharp mind to good use in pursuit of a degree that prepared him f.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 4:44:58 AM

Obituary: James Otis Clark '49
James Otis Clark, 91 of Leonardtown, MD passed away June 7, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family, including some of his great grandchildren. He was born February 16th, 1925 in Moorehead, Iowa to the late Irvin Paul Clark and Carrie Armintha Lewis. On February 10, 1943, James proudly enlisted in the United Sates Navy. While serving, he was offered an opportunity to take the entrance exam for the United States Naval Academy and chose to do so with the result of a ranking of 14th from .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 4:38:29 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joceile (Bruce D. Nordwall '59)
Joceile Nordwall, a lifelong dancer, loving Navy wife, wonderful mother of three sons, and grandmother to seven. She was born July 12, 1937 in Porter's Hospital and was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Gatewood and Maxine Milligan, in-laws David and Lois Nordwall and sons Eric and Paul. She grew up in the family home known for love, faith and hospitality. Following graduation from Englewood High in 1955, she went on to study dance and Spanish at Colorado College, graduating Phi Beta Kappa a.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 5:19:16 PM

Obituary: Barton Woodrow Fordham Jr. '55
Barton Woodrow Fordham Jr. 84 of Columbia passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 after a long illness. A memorial will be held at St. Martin's in the Fields Episcopal Church, 5220 Clemson Avenue, Columbia, SC 29206 where he was a longtime member on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 2PM. The only son of Barton W. Sr. and Olive Brown Fordham, Bart was born and raised in Beaufort, South Carolina where he was an Eagle Scout and a member of the Order of the Arrow. He entered the US Naval Academy in 1951 and gra.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 5:03:24 PM

Obituary: Sherman Naymark '41
Sherman Naymark (May 12, 1920 - June 18, 2016)
Sherman "Sherm" Naymark, a retired Captain in the U.S. Navy, former head of Quadrex Corporation in Campbell, California, and longtime leader in the Jewish community, passed away peacefully on Saturday, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Naymark was 96 years old.
Sherm was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1920, the third of five children of Lena and David Naymark, and grew up in the midst of the Great Depression. His parents were Jewish immigrants fr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 20, 2016 2:23:33 PM

Obituary: Donald Eugene Lindquist '56
Commander Donald Eugene Lindquist (January 28, 1933 – June 13, 2016)
Commander Donald E. Lindquist passed away the afternoon of Monday, June 13, 2016, at a Fairfax County hospital. Holding his hands were his beloved wife Jean and adoring daughter Donna Jean. His friend and son-in-law, Robert Spalding, was also at his bedside. Don was surrounded by love and caring every minute as he moved from this life into the next. 
Born in the glorious Black Hills of South Dakota, he was more tha.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 20, 2016 12:25:44 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Joan (Gordon H. Jayne '52)
Joan Rockwood Jayne died on Monday, June 13, 2016 at Bayleigh Chase in Easton. She was 85. Born on February 12, 1931, in Stamford, CT, she was the daughter of the late Horace S. Rockwood and Elise Reyneer Rockwood. Joan graduated from Elmira College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1952, which she paid for by working as the head waitress in the college dining hall and as a waitress at the Yardarm Beach Club in Westhampton, NY, during the summer. While in Westhampton, she met her husband to be,.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 20, 2016 11:27:53 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ruth (Herbert C. Knipple '52 & Arthur J. Carpenter '53)
Ruth Van Derslice Carpenter, 83, died on Saturday, June 4, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at the North Shore United Methodist Church, 23880 N Cranes Mill Rd, Canyon Lake, Texas 78133, 830-935-2171. Northshore-umc.org Memorials: The family suggests that, in lieu of flowers, contributions to Creative Hands, UMW; American Cancer Society or a Hospice would be appreciated. Ruth was born in Franksville, Wis. on June 5, 1932, to John and Ella Schaefe.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 20, 2016 11:20:24 AM

Obituary: William Gaston Holland '54
His favorite color was blue--Carolina Blue!!! And his favorite sport was every sport that UNC was playing.
William Gaston Holland, 86, passed away on June 14, 2016, at the Robin Johnson House in Dallas.
A man who received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of North Carolina prior to joining the United States Navy and attending the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Graduating from the Academy, William served four years as a Naval Officer. After serving his country proud.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 20, 2016 11:04:45 AM

Obituary: Harry George Solbach Jr. '52
HARRY G. SOLBACH Jr., age 86, of Venetia, formerly of Whitehall, on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Former spouse of Dolores Solbach; dear father of Dr. Scott Solbach (fiancée Kelly Derbish); brother of Robert Solbach; and grandfather of Andrea Solbach. A graduate of the US Naval Academy and CMU. Harry was a USMC retired Captain. Private services in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with full Marine military honors. Services by ELMER L. HERMAN FUNERAL HOME.
Published in Pittsburgh Post-G.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 20, 2016 5:29:08 AM

Obituary: William Vincent Moody '72
William Vincent Moody (Bill), died peacefully in his home June 14, 2016. He was born in Woodbury, New Jersey, November 2, 1950 to W.I. and Ainslie Moody. He spent his formative years in El Paso, TX and Long Beach, CA. In 1968 he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. He graduated from the academy in 1972. In December of 1972 he married Janet Lubbers of Webster City, Iowa. In 1975 he obtained a Masters Degree from M.I.T. He spent 20 years serving in the navy as a line officer.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 20, 2016 5:17:24 AM

Obituary: Gerald Henry Olendzenski '63
Gerald (Jerry) Olendzenski, of Conyers, Georgia died peacefully in his sleep on May 9th, 2016. He was 76 years old.
Jerry was born in Salem, Massachusetts to Felix and Irene (Doucette) Olendzenski. The family later moved to Needham, Massachusetts. He graduated from Needham High School with the class of 1957. Jerry earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Jerry leaves two brothers; Peter Olend and his wife Betty of Arizona a.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 16, 2016 11:52:22 AM

Obituary: Tom Andrew Svoboda '89
Tom Andrew Svoboda began the final portion of his journey on April 13, 2016. He was the beloved only son of Tim and Renee Svoboda, the proud father of Amelia, Jack and Charlie, doting husband to Tanya Svoboda and adored older brother to Kelly (Svoboda) Carlson.Tom was born June 29, 1967 in Idaho Falls, ID. He grew up in Bemidji, MN; honing his lifelong love of the Northwoods through years in northern Minnesota and summers in northwest Wisconsin enjoying various activities in the outdoors. He att.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:02:06 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Virginia (Albert A. Schaufelberger '49)
Virginia (Ginia) R. Schaufelberger passed away at her home on Fripp Island, SC on May 9, 2016. Ginia was born in Valparaiso, IN on May 3, 1927 to Thomas and Margaret Robinson. She moved with her family to Detroit where Ginia met Al Schaufelberger, her future husband, at a fraternity picnic when they were both 16 years old. They married shortly after Al graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1949. His career as a Naval Aviator required a series of cross country moves. With each change of duty sta.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 4:58:38 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Cindy (Jeffrey A. Briggs '80)
Cindy Briggs, 57, of Hadley, local artist and well-known area quilter, made her journey home to Heaven at 2 a.m. Sunday (6-12-16), having battled melanoma for nearly five years. She had fought valiantly and kept a positive outlook to the end.
She was a daughter of Luke and Rhoda Baxter Waybright, deceased; born in Grove City on May 21, 1959; and a sister to three brothers, Thomas and David, who survive her; and William, deceased.
In 1980, Cindy was married to Jeffrey A. Briggs of Stoneboro jus.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 9:22:02 AM

Obituary: Jackie Dean Adams '55
Jackie Dean (Jack) Adams passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side on Monday, June 6, 2016 after a hard-fought battle with progressive supranuclear palsy.Jack was born on February 15, 1933 in Dustin, OK. He was student body president and an All-State football player in high school in Boulder City, NV. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy, and, after graduating, received his wings as a U.S. Aviator in Pensacola, FL. He was assigned carrier duty as an A4-D Skyhawk jet pilot..... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 13, 2016 11:58:40 AM

Obituary: Kenneth Harris Munroe '50
Kenneth Harris Munroe (1926 - 2016)
Kenneth Harris Munroe, 90, of Augusta, died on June 10, 2016. He passed peacefully after a long, full, active life.
He was born in Boston, Mass. on Jan. 24, 1926 to Carmen Harris Munroe and Willard Noble Munroe. He was raised in Auburn and attended Auburn schools, graduating from Edward Little High School in 1943. Kenneth attended Bates College for a year, joined the Navy, and graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1950 with a degree in Naval Engineering. He.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 13, 2016 11:21:35 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ann (Dan C. Alexander '52)
Rosamond Ann (Herring) Alexander Rush (12/7/1932 - 6/5/2016)
Ann Alexander Rush died peacefully at home, in Lake Forest, CA, on June 5, 2016, with her sons by her side. Ann Herring was born on December 7, 1932 in Memphis, TN - older daughter of Richard E. and T. Frances Herring. Ann attended Texas Woman's University and Vanderbilt University, graduating in 1953 with a degree in Psychology. She married Dan C. Alexander in 1953, when Dan graduated from the Naval Academy. As a military family, the.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 13, 2016 11:02:44 AM

Obituary: Thaddeus Morrison Taylor '45
THADDEUS MORRISON TAYLOR, Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.)  
Thad died peacefully on June 5, 2016 surrounded by family, friends and the caregivers who served him so well. He was born in East Tennessee on April 23, 1923 into a family steeped in Tennessee history. After graduation from Tennessee Military Institute he entered the U.S. Naval Academy graduating with the class of 1945. His Navy wings led him on to the command of fighter squadron VF 162 and ultimately command of Carrier Air Wing 16. His.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 13, 2016 10:54:53 AM

Obituary: John Curtis Thompson '47
John Curtis (Tom) Thompson, 92, died at his home peacefully on June 7 with family at his side. Tom was born on August 29, 1923 in Breckenridge, Minnesota to John and Nell Thompson. He attended Wahpeton High School and the State School of Science before accepting an appointment to the United States Naval Academy as a member of the class of 1947. After graduation from the Academy, he went on to serve in the Navy for seven years. Upon discharge, he returned to the Naval Academy as an electrical eng.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016 9:03:09 AM

Obituary: Ira Eugene Livingston '61
Capt. Ira E. "Gene" Livingston, USN, 77, beloved husband of Elaine Mary (Smeds), was called back to God Monday, June 6, 2016, after suffering complications from Alzheimer's Disease. Born on a farm in Farragut, Iowa, he was a son of the late Lora Edgar "Lew" & Daisy Dean (Lowry) Livingston. He was a Salem resident for the past 25 years. In 1961, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy. Under Navy auspices, he earned Master's degrees from Harvard (International Relations) & the Naval War .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016 8:46:02 AM

Obituary: John Parks Tazewell '43
Memorial for John P. Tazewell Born on Sep. 25, 1920 Departed on May 31, 2016 and resided in Virginia Beach, VA. Service: Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 2:00 pm John Parks Tazewell, 95, passed away on May 31, 2016, at Westminster-Canterbury in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was born on September 25, 1920, in Wilmington, Delaware, to Calvert Walke Tazewell and Sophie Goode Tazewell. John grew up in Norfolk, Virginia, and graduated from Maury High School in 1939. After high school, he attended the U.S. Nava.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016 8:35:03 AM

Obituary: John Elmer Rasmussen '48
John E. Rasmussen (January 4, 1924 May 20, 2016) 
Captain, U.S. Navy (Retired) Vice President of Generating Engineering PEPCO Director of Government Programs U.S. Energy Association Professor of Engineering Management George Washington University John E. Rasmussen passed away peacefully in his Bethesda home under Hospice care on May 20, 2016 surrounded by family and care givers. Friends will be received at Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6600 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda MD 20814 on Friday, .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 09, 2016 8:30:24 AM

Obituary: Charles Perry Miller III '59
Charles "Chuck" Perry Miller, III, 80, of Fairfax, VA passed away in Leonardtown, MD on May 29, 2016. Born on February 23, 1936, he was the son of the late Virginia Emerson Miller, and Charles Perry Miller, Jr. Charles was the loving husband of Louise "LuAnn" Libert Miller whom he married on September 16, 1961 in Washington, DC. Charles is survived by his children; Charles Perry Miller, IV. (Carol) of Yorktown, VA, Maura Sutton Genaro (Tony) of Cape May, NJ, Malia Louise Pappas (Steve) of Spring.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016 8:11:19 AM

Obituary: Alex Paul Madarasz Jr. '80
Alex Paul Madarasz, Jr., 58 of Aldie, Virginia passed on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Alex was born on Tuesday, February 25, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a son of the late Alex Madarasz and the late Mary Anne Hennessey Madarasz. Alex graduated from Great Valley High School in 1976 where he was the captain of the Varsity soccer team and an outstanding student who was awarded the Harvard Prize Book Award as a Senior. He was appointed and attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis from .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016 8:07:14 AM

Obituary: Joseph Anthony Burgard Jr. '58
Joseph Anthony Burgard Jr. of Sierra City, California, passed away surrounded by his family on April 30, 2016, in Grass Valley, California.
He was born on June 18, 1934, in Los Angeles, to Joseph Sr. and Anne Burgard, he was the fourth of six children. Joe earned his Eagle Scout Rank in 1952 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1958. Later, he worked at Aerojet General in Sacramento as a rocket engineer, and held management positions for several manufacturing firm.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 09, 2016 7:54:48 AM

Obituary: Joseph Parker Hittorf Jr. '40
Ensign Joseph Parker Hittorff, Jr., was born in Kingston, NJ on December 2, 1916. He died 25 years later on the Oklahoma after it was bombed in Pearl Harbor by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. Joe (or Bud, as his older sister Marion called him) was the son of Joseph Peter Hittorff and Ethel (Van Wagenen) Hittorff. 
Joe's family resided in Springfield, MA for a brief time where his father was a commercial traveler for a coffee company. Marion, Joe, and their parents then moved to 211 Virgi.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 08, 2016 4:44:02 PM

Obituary: Walter Raymond Jones '60
Walter Raymond "Walt" Jones (Age 79)
Walt passed away May 31, 2016, in Spokane, WA.
Walt was born December 4, 1936 in Cheyenne, WY to Delbert J. Jones and Lorna Ruth McClaury Jones. The family then moved to Denver, CO, the Bay Area of CA, Boise, ID, Spokane, WA, Yakima, WA and Portland, OR. He graduated from North Central High School in Spokane, and attended Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX, the University of Washington in Seattle, before graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapo.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 06, 2016 9:31:23 PM

Obituary: Melville Dexter Cunningham '51
Capt. Melville D. "Mel" Cunningham, 90, of New Port Richey, formerly of Swampscott, MA, died Thursday, June 1, 2016. He was the husband of Dorothy (Heath) Cunningham, with whom he shared 65 years of marriage. He is survived by his wife; his two grandchildren, A. Douglass and David M. Cunningham; and three great-grandchildren. Mel was predeceased by his son, Melville Cunningham Jr. Captain Cunningham entered the U.S. Navy in 1943, and was assigned to the U.S.S. Maddox. This ship was a member of t.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 06, 2016 7:00:49 PM

Obituary: Stephen John Sinko '54
Stephen J. Sinko, 85, died on Saturday, June 4, 2016. He was the husband of Teresa (Dlugas) Sinko. The couple would have celebrated 60 years of marriage on June 30. Born in Coplay, he was the son of the late Stephen and Mary (Herzog) Sinko. He was a member and Communion Minister at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Emmaus. He was a Graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School and the U.S. Naval Academy. Stephen served in the U.S. Air Force and in 1957 resigned and accepted a position with Bethl.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 06, 2016 6:53:08 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Ann (Bernard Peters '46)
Mary Ann Peters, 91, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2016. Mary Ann was born in Mayville, WI and was predeceased by her mother Frances Steeholm, sister Jane Hoffman, three Steeholm brothers - John, Joe, and Jim, and her loving son Joseph (Joey). We know that they are having a most joyous reunion.
Mary Ann was married over 70 years to the the love of her life CAPT Bernard (Bernie) Peters, USN RET and she will remain forever his young bride, or Sweetie. Mary Ann and Bernie were childhood sweeth.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 03, 2016 2:33:49 PM

Obituary: John Hancock Vice '49
Capt. John Hancock Vice "Jack", 89 of Lemoyne and formerly of Shiremanstown, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at his home. Born July 10, 1926 in New Haven, CT, he was a son of the late Loren and Helen (Speh) Vice.
Jack graduated from Manchester High School where he starred on the baseball, track and football teams. While waiting for his admission to the US Naval Academy, he served as a seaman in the Navy during World War II. He graduated from the US Naval Academy with a degree in engineer.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 03, 2016 2:23:49 PM

Obituary: Charles Raymond Wienke '69
Charles R. Wienke – May 27, 2016
Charles R. Wienke, 70, of St. Marys, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 at Community Hospice N.E. in Jacksonville, Florida.
Born November 28, 1945 in Kouts, IN, he was the son of the late Edward C. and Mildred Krug Wienke.
Mr. Wienke was a 1969 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and a veteran of the United States Navy.  Following his discharge from the Navy, he was employed with Bechtel Corporation as an electrical engineer in 1974. He worke.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 03, 2016 1:37:53 PM

Obituary: Alexander Edward Wattay Sr. '57
Alexander Edward Wattay, Sr. Al passed away at home on May 31st, 2016. He was 81 years old. Born in Washington, D.C. to Elizabeth and Francis Wattay he was the youngest of three sons, He graduated from Augusta Military Academy in Fort Defiance, VA and the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. After finishing Naval Flight Training he had many assignments in squadronsand deployments with a tour of duty in Vietnam. Al went on to have another flying career as a pilot for American Airlines ba.... Click here to Read more
Friday, June 03, 2016 1:29:35 PM

Obituary: Thomas David Johnston '67
Cmdr. Thomas David Johnston, USN Ret. (June 12, 1945 ~ May 31, 2016)
Commander, Thomas David "Dave" Johnston, USN, ret. left us suddenly and unexpectedly on May 31, 2016. Dave was born in Seattle just 35 days after VE day, on June 12, 1945, a few months before his father, James William Johnston, a Navy and Marine officer, returned from the Pacific to him, his mother Victoria J. Johnston (nee Palmason) and his older brother James William Johnston, Jr. Dave grew up in the Mt. Baker district in Se.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 03, 2016 1:26:14 PM

Obituary: Richard Ferguson '48
Richard Ferguson, age 90, was born August 7, 1925, and died June 1, 2016. Survived by his loving children, Lyn (Mark) Ostoich, Tom (Judy) Ferguson, Randy (Teresa) Ferguson; grandchildren, Christopher (Meredith) Ostoich, Megan (John) Browarsky, Eric (Katie) Ostoich, Michelle (Kyle) Stewart, Kristina (Matt) Lischke, Colin (Fio) Ferguson and Connor Ferguson; great-grandchildren, Genna, Daniel, Henry, William and Owen Browarsky, Scarlett and Theodore Stewart and Audrey Grace Ostoich; and brothers, J.... Click here to Read more
Friday, June 03, 2016 1:11:01 PM

Obituary: James William Emmons '42
JAMES WILLIAM "BILL" EMMONS
**Complete arrangements for Mr. Emmons will be posted at a later date. (check link below)**
Bill passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. He was 98 years old. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Emmons was born on April 6, 1918 in Meridian, Mississippi. He was the second child of Rome Augustus Emmons and Nita Belle Flynt. Bill attended Meridian public schools. At the age of 12, he joined the Boy Scouts and later became an Eagle Scou.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 03, 2016 12:59:40 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Anna (James A. Dennis Jr. '63)
Anna T. Dennis, age 72, was born November 14, 1943 in Baltimore, Maryland, the only daughter of Bengt and Lotus Anderson. She entered heaven's gates Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Asheboro, North Carolina.
A loving mother and Navy wife, Anna was a loyal friend, an excellent cook and loved to entertain. She had a passion for decorating and design. Anna loved to travel around the world. She also enjoyed watching football and mystery shows. Anna cherished her time with her kids and grandkids and she a.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 03, 2016 12:15:05 PM

Obituary: Robert George Kuhne '49
Robert G. Kuhne, age 89, of Northbrook, beloved husband of Barbara; loving father of Robert, David, William and Richard; grandfather of 17; great grandfather of 11, died on May 26, 2016. Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy and with an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. Veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict. Services were private.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from June 2 to June 5, 2016.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 02, 2016 8:11:03 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Susan (Stuart A. "Sam" McCormick '83)
Susan Lynn (Jones) McCormick, 55, died peacefully among those who loved her on May 26, 2016, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, after a valiant two-year struggle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Blytheville, Arkansas, Susan was the daughter of J.O. and Mary Burks of Jacksonville, Arkansas, who preceded her in death.
Graduating from the University of Arkansas, in Fayetteville, in 1982, she earned a B.A. in Business Administration, focusing in Finance. Following graduation, she held.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 02, 2016 8:02:05 AM

Obituary: John Edwin Allen '51
Lt. Col. John E. Allen, USAF (Ret.) of Bedford, TX, died on 1 April 2016 from cancer. He was 88 years old. 
Born 12 December 1927, in Juneau, Alaska.to parents, Rev. Harry and Ruth Allen. 
He matriculated from Oak Park, Illinois and attended VMI for one year. After which he was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy; graduated in l95l, and was commissioned into the Air Force. When he received his wings in 1955, he had finally reached his childhood dream of becoming a pilot. Not just a p.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 02, 2016 5:27:26 AM

Obituary: James Bentley Droste '62
James Bentley Droste (Born: November 22, 1938 - Died: May 20, 2016)
U.S. Veteran, Commander James (Jim) Bentley Droste, U. S. Navy, Retired, age 77, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2016. Born in Chicago, IL on November 22, 1938, he was the son of Harold and Claire Bentley Droste. A member of the Unitarian Universalist church, he was a 1962 Graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He was very proud of his military service as a Submarine Commander. Preceded in death by his parents, Cmdr. Drost.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 9:28:40 AM

Obituary: John Edwin Buckley '56
John Buckley (Born: June 23, 1933 - Died: May 23, 2016)
U.S. Veteran, John Buckley, 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 23, 2016. John was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 23, 1933. He was graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1956, and having completed a number of initial Navy tours, John married the love of his life, Lorraine in 1960 in San Francisco, California. John and Lorraine’s coast to coast adventure in the Navy spanned another 20 years being blessed with four children a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 9:09:34 AM

Obituary: William Elbert Townsend '62
William Elbert Townsend, 76, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away unexpectedly in his home the morning of Thursday, May 26, 2016. He was born March 3, 1940, in Flagstaff, Arizona, to Alice Olive Koch and Homer Elbert Townsend. He moved, with his mother to Prescott when he was 3. He graduated from Prescott High School in 1958 and later attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and then the University of Arizona. He married Linda Faye Brand on Sept. 3, 1961. He worked for the Sa.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 7:21:52 AM

Obituary: James Richard Fields '63
James "Jim" Richard Fields age 78, of Cleveland, Al. passed away Saturday, May 28th, 2016. Survivors include Wife: Judy Myers Fields, Son: Brian (Christie) Fields, Daughters: Angela (Mike) Smith & Leslie (Adrian) Diodato, Brothers: Jerry Fields, Joe Fields and John Fields. Grandchildren, Emily, Jeremiah, Jared, Jacob, Joshua, Cali, Keeton, Tyson, Nikki and Eryn. Great Grandchild: Lona. He was preceded in death by his Parents: Julius Tucker Fields and Ella Mae Blalock Fields, Son: Mark Porter.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 6:55:29 AM

Obituary: Michael Braun Aycock '70
Michael Braun Aycock (December 3, 1947 - May 25, 2016)
Michael Braun Aycock, 68, of Bethesda, MD, passed away May 25, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease with his family by his side. He was born in Durham, NC on December 3, 1947 to Thomas Malcolm Aycock and Carolyn Mathes Aycock. Mike was a proud graduate of Murphy High School in Mobile, AL and of the United States Naval Academy, class of 1970, where he lettered in football and golf.
After graduating from the Naval Academy, Mike .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 6:50:15 AM

Obituary: Theodore Robert Fick '45
Captain Theodore Robert Fick, USN Retired (April 15, 1922 - May 15, 2016)
Resident of Lafayette
Theodore Robert ("Ted") Fick, longtime resident of Lafayette and parishioner at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Orinda, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family members, on Sunday, May 15th.
Ted was born in Bremerton, Washington, and attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis as part of the Class of '45, which graduated a year early in 1944. Ted had a long and distinguished career i.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 6:40:47 AM

Obituary: William Carlton Allen Jr. '61
William Carlton Allen (77); Lt. Cmdr William C. Allen, U.S. Navy (retired), passed away on May 15, 2016, surrounded by his loving wife Bunnie (Bernstein) Allen and his step-children Holly Myers and John Neal and granddaughter Bailye Neal. He is survived by six children, Kelly, Brent, Katie, Melanie, Kim, and Mark, and 11 grandchildren. He was born January 1, 1939 in Long Beach, California to Marie Hall Allen and William Carlton Allen. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1961, went to Nuc.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 6:22:09 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (Donald E. Willman '36 & John M. Oseth '36)
Jean Munro Willman Oseth passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 23, 2016 at Martha Jefferson House, Charlottesville, VA where she had resided since 2013. She had lived in Old Town Alexandria, Va since 1967. She was born to Ella Wheeler and Alexander Munro Tyree on May 13, 1919 in Hagerstown, MD. She attended Sweet Briar College, VA and graduated from Salve Regina College, RI then earned a MEd from UVA.
She married Ltjg Donald Willman, USNA class of 1936, in Honolulu, HI in 1940 and accomp.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 5:55:08 AM

Obituary: Frank Manly McWilliams Jr. '55
Frank Manly McWilliams, Jr., 85, of Atlanta, passed away May 17, 2016 and moved from his full and active life on earth into eternal life with our Heavenly Father.
A true Southern gentleman from Georgia, Manly was born in Macon, honeymooned in Sea Island, and settled in Atlanta. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends for his gracious, consistent love as a father and the genuine, personal interest he took in others. Manly was generous with his time, showed constant patience, and had a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 5:46:39 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Gordon P. Talcott '47)
Elizabeth Hogan Talcott (January 12, 1923 - May 26, 2016)
Elizabeth Hogan Talcott on Thursday May 26, 2106 of Alexandria, VA, beloved wife of Gordon Platt Talcott for 69 years. Devoted mother of William P.Talcott. Loving grandmother of Nathaniel P.Talcott. Graduate of the Hahnemann School of Nursing in 1945, followed by surgical nursing in Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. A gathering will take place on Tuesday June 7, 2016 from 3 to 4 pm and a memorial prayer service at 4 pm in the Dema.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 2:16:18 PM

Obituary: Charles Franklin Payne Jr. '56
Dr. Charles Franklin Payne, Jr. Having slipped the bounds of earth May 10, 2016, Dr. Charles F. Payne went on to the pavilions of glory to be with his loved ones, his Savior Jesus Christ and to worship the Creator. He was born on November 11, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Charles and Willie Mae Payne. He is preceded in death by a sister, Dr. F. Anne Payne. Dr. Payne was appointed as a midshipman to the United States Naval Academy soon after high school yet went onto Wake Forest University.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:03:39 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Margaret (Thomas H. Jones Jr. '63)
On the morning of April 29th, 2016, Margaret ("Peggy") Chalmers Jones passed away after battling a long-term illness. Peggy died on her 73rd birthday. At the time of her passing, her husband was at her side.
Peggy Jones was born in Panama on April 29, 1943 and spent several years as a young child living in Japan. She was the daughter of the late Lynn and Thomas K. Chalmers. Peggy was a homemaker for four children and raised her family in western Oregon. She loved her roles as wife, mother, and .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:35:25 AM

Obituary: Donald John Duelfer '63
Donald J. Duelfer, 74, of Bethlehem, husband of Barbara (Bricker) Duelfer, died on Friday, May 20, 2016 at Good Shepherd Specialty Hospital, Bethlehem. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Jante) Duelfer. Donald was a 1959 graduate of Upper Perk High School and a 1963 graduate of the Naval Academy; then served in the United States Air Force during Vietnam, earning the rank of Captain and serving as a B-52 Aircraft Commander. Donald worked for 36 years as a Financial A.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:28:57 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Kimberley (Joe D. Wilson '83)
On July 28, 1958, Kimberley Victoria (Little) Wilson was born in Chicago, Illinois as the only child of Ida M. (Little) Hayes Council. Kim and her mother lived with her widowed grandmother, the late Emma "Big Mama" Little, along with her five uncles, three aunts, and four cousins. Big Mama affectionately nicknamed her oldest granddaughter, "Kimmey". Kimmey was part of large extended family as she had also had nine other aunts and uncles from her deceased grandfather Johnson Little's previous mar.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:18:24 AM

Obituary: John Andrew Finegan Jr. '58
John Andrew (Jack) Finegan, Jr. died peacefully at home after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia on May 16, 2016 at the age of 81. Jack is survived by his wife Paula Setzer Finegan of Hickory, his sister Anne Finegan Rollings of Jacksonville, FL. his sister Patricia Finegan Houk of Hickory, daughter Catherine Finegan Hitesman of Asheville, NC, sons, William Riley Holden III of Kanazawa, Japan, Michael Paul Finegan of Huntersville, NC and John Patrick Finegan of Wake Forest, NC. He was precede.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 4:57:24 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Lynda (Paul D. Shuman '65)
Lynda Williams Shuman, was born on August 26, 1943, in Mobile, AL to Moody and Mary Ellen (North) Williams. She died on May 4, 2016 in Pensacola, FL.
Lynda married Paul Dennis Shuman in July 27, 1968 - three weeks following his return from Vietnam. She would spend the next 47 years as a Navy wife. She had her only child, Paul, at Ft. Ord, CA in 1972. While raising her family, she moved to various duty stations including Monterey, San Diego, San Jose, Pensacola, and Maryland before finally movin.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:24:06 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Katherine (Wilber D. Peterson '55)
Katherine Louise Peterson
June 2, 1934 - May 20, 2016
Obituary
 
Katherine Peterson, beloved wife of Colonel Wilber Peterson, passed away Friday, May 20, 2016. Kathy was a long time resident of Patriots Colony in Williamsburg, Virginia. She was born in Warren, Minnesota on June 2, 1934. 
In 1952, she graduated from Warren High School and the University of Minnesota in 1956. On August 18th, 1956, she married Wilber D. Peterson, also of Warren, Minnesota. Wilber, aka Pete, graduated.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:36:10 AM

Obituary: John Francis Fox '58
Commander John F. Fox, USNR (Ret.),died on May 21, 2016, age 79 of Cherry Hill, NJ. John is survived by his wife Patricia of 58 years. Dear father of John C. (Cindy) Fox, Margaret Fox, Mary (Andrew) Bott, and Joseph Fox. Loving grandfather of Christine Fox, Alexis Bott, John Michael Fox, Emily Bott, and Victoria Bott. Dear brother of Andrew (Anna) Boyle.
John graduated from the Naval Academy and after serving active duty, he remained in the Reserves until retiring as Commander in 1978. As a civ.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 23, 2016 2:08:21 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Flora (Charles F. Horne III '52)
Flora Eustice Horne, 83, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Rear Admiral Charles F. Horne, III, (Ret. USN) died Monday, April 25, 2016. Her Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 4, 2016 in J. HENRY STUHR., INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 12:00 pm. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 am until time of the service. Flora was born May 8, 1932 in Clarksville, Arkansas, daughter of the late Abe Eustice and the late Jean Eustice. She was .... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 12:51:49 PM

Obituary: James Ellis Baker Jr. '51
Captain James Ellis Baker, Jr., 86, of Pensacola, FL, passed away on Thursday, May, 19, 2016.
Captain James Ellis Baker, Jr. was born June 3, 1929 in old Sacred Heart Hospital to Minnie May Oliver Baker and Captain James Ellis Baker. 
A native of Pensacola, FL and a lifelong member of Christ Church. He graduated from Pensacola High School and then graduated from the Naval Academy in 1951. He served in destroyer, cruiser, mine warfare and amphibious forces and commanded the minesweeper NIG.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 23, 2016 7:07:18 AM

Obituary: Harold Edwards Jr. '46
Harold "Bud" Edwards Jr. of Brunswick, ME, died peacefully at his home surrounded by family on May 16, 2016 at the age of 92. 
Bud was born in Syracuse, New York on May 30, 1923 to Marian McMath and Harold Edwards. He attended Pebble Hill School and Deerfield Academy, graduating in 1941. All of his summers -including a final trip last summer -- were spent at his family's beloved summer home, "PAOWNYC", located in the central Adirondacks. He attended Williams College and was a graduate of t.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 23, 2016 7:02:53 AM

Obituary: Paul Jay Umberger '61
CDR Paul Umberger, USN Ret.
On Friday, May 13, 2016 of Springfield, VA; beloved husband of Christine C. Umberger; father of David C. Umberger (Rebecca) of Springfield, VA, Nancy U. Maynard (Robert) of Arlington, VA, Robert C. Umberger of Charlottesville, VA; grandfather of Laura DeWyngaert (Daniel) and Brian Umberger, Grant and Helen Maynard, Emma and Eve Umberger. Memorial service will be held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 6509 Sydenstricker Rd., Burke, VA 22015 Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10 .... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 23, 2016 6:45:08 AM

Obituary: Roy Dean Hammock '64
Roy Dean Hammock passed away on May 18, 2016, at the age of 74 after a long battle with COPD. Born in Thomaston, Georgia on December 17, 1941 to James Talmadge Hammock and Vivian Jackson Hammock, he was the oldest of five children. 
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Beverly Johnson Hammock, his daughter Adrianne Hammock Rathburn and her husband Bix and his son Tal Hammock and his wife Jennifer as well as a brother Mike Hammock and sister Cheryl Odom. He is also survived by his.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 23, 2016 6:36:31 AM

Obituary: William Henry Rullman '41
William H. Rullman (Born: February 13, 1919 ~ Died: May 15, 2016)
William H. Rullman age 97 of Audubon, PA died on Sunday May 15, 2016. He was the son of the late Christine S. and Harry G. Rullman of Annapolis, Md. He graduated from Annapolis High School in 1936 and attended St. Johns College in Annapolis, the US Naval Academy and graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY with a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering in 1941.
Shortly after graduation he was commissioned .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:30:30 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marion (Herbert F. Butler Jr. '49)
Marion Luce Butler (March 8, 1927 - May 7, 2016)
Marion Butler, age 89, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, May 7, 2016 at Preston in Jenners Pond. Marion Luce Butler was born March 8, 1927 to Jesse Menzies and Philip Montague Luce in Brooklyn, NY. She moved with her family to New Rochelle, New York at a young age where she met her future husband. Marion is a 1949 graduate of Connecticut College. She married Herbert Fuller Butler Jr., 1949 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, on Se.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:21:28 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Beatrice (William L. Brantley '37)
Dear Friends, 
Welcome to our world and the celebration "The circle of life for Beatrice E Brantley", born November 29, 1921. Mom B or "Bea" a long time resident of Arlington VA died Saturday the 14th of May at Sunrise Senior Living in Arlington VA. She lived a wonderful life of travel and was a gracious host of family gatherings.
Born in Cartagena Colombia, when she was 14 years old she moved to Chevy Chase MD with her parents Augusto and Carmela Tono. While living in the Washington DC a.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:13:10 AM

Obituary: Claude Jackson Tetrick '51
Claude Jackson Tetrick, Captain, US Navy (Ret.) passed away on May 15, 2016, at The Village at Summerville after an extended illness. Jack was born on September 18, 1927, in Clarksburg, WV, the son of Claude S. Tetrick and Ella Roberta Jackson Tetrick. He graduated with a BA in General Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and received his commission as an Ensign in the US Navy. He later received a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:07:04 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Donald J. Patton '73)
Elizabeth Flowers Latham-Patton passed away at her home in Annapolis, MD on May 15, 2016. She was 58. 
Elizabeth was born in Harrisburg, PA and was raised in New Cumberland, PA. She graduated from Cedar Cliff High School, class of 1976. Afterwards, she received a degree from Harcum College before attending Penn State University. 
Elizabeth was a past member of the Junior League of Annapolis which is a volunteer-based prestigious women's organization that helped the community in a var.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:01:44 AM

Obituary: Jerry Lee Horacek '59
Jerry Lee Horacek (August 4, 1937 - April 29, 2016)
Jerry Horacek, 78, passed away at his home in Poway, CA, on April 29, 2016, with his loving wife of 53 years at his side.Jerry was born in Norfolk, Nebraska and graduated from Benson High after his family moved to Omaha. After high school, Jerry joined the Navy and received his appointments to the U.S. Naval Academy from Senator Roman Hruska, in 1955. After graduating from the Academy (1959) Jerry also received a Masters of Civil Engineering d.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 19, 2016 8:58:54 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ann (Robert O. Minter Jr. '49)
Catherine Ann Goode Minter, 86, of Kitty Hawk, NC died peacefully, surrounded by family, at her home, on Sunday May 8, 2016. She was born on August 31, 1929 in Martinsville, VA. Ann was a daughter of David Hurd Goode and Catherine Jones Goode.
Ann is survived by her husband, Robert "Bobby" Octavius Minter Jr., of Kitty Hawk, NC; her daughters, Pamela Ann Minter Melson and her husband, Butch, of Chesapeake, VA; Catherine Goode Minter Hammill and her husband, Marty, of Kill Devils Hills, NC; and .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 1:30:16 PM

Obituary: Arthur Lamar Cashion '42
A. Lamar Cashion (December 27, 1918 - May 15, 2016)
Born December 27, 1918 to Med and Mary Cashion in Eudora, AR., the third of six children. The family moved to Oklahoma City where he attended Classen H.S., O.M.A., the Naval Academy and OU, where he met and married Pauline Stewart. 
Soon afterwards he joined the USAF where he performed duties as a pilot. After the war he returned to OKC and formed a long term partnership with his older brother Med Cashion Jr. as home builders and real es.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:49:40 PM

Obituary: Allan Thomas Larkins Jr. '45
ALLAN THOMAS "PETE" LARKINS, JR. (9/13/1920--5/4/2016) 
Allan "Pete" Larkins passed away in his sleep in San Rafael on May 4th at the age of 95 following a brief illness. He was born Allan Thomas Larkins, Jr. on September 13th, 1920, to Allan and Alberta (Brizzolara) Larkins in San Francisco. He attended St. Bridget's grammar school, St. Ignatius High School, and graduated from Galileo HS, then went on to San Francisco State, two years at University of San Francisco, and then received an a.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 16, 2016 10:02:56 AM

Obituary: Thomas Lee Griffin Jr. '52
Thomas Lee Griffin, Jr., Colonel, United States Marine Corps, Retired, age 87, of Cary and formerly of Morehead City, North Carolina, died Monday, May 9, 2016 at Transitions LifeCare Hospice Home in Raleigh, North Carolina. 
Colonel Griffin was born on February 10, 1929, to Thomas Lee and Gladys Moore Griffin in Sumter, South Carolina. After attending Clemson University for three years, he was appointed to the United States Naval Academy, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the .... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 16, 2016 9:38:30 AM

Obituary: Thomas Edward Eaton Jr. '56
CDR Thomas Edward Eaton, Jr., USN, Retired, "Ebbie", 82, passed away on May 8, 2016 at La Casa Homes in Annapolis, MD from Alzheimer's related complications. Born on December 5, 1933 in Chester, PA to the late Frances Elsie Wilhelm and Thomas Edward Eaton, Sr., Ebbie was a 47-year resident of Mayo, MD prior to moving to Annapolis in 2015. He attended Nether Providence High School in Wallingford, PA where he lettered in baseball, football, and basketball. His athletic skills attracted the attenti.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 12, 2016 4:06:38 PM

Obituary: Frank George Kale Jr. '73
Frank G. Kale of Duxbury, passed away May 9th at the age of 65, following a two-year battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Patricia Kale and dear father of Nicholas Kale, of Duxbury and California. He is also survived by his daughter Katy Kale of Arlington, VA, and Christopher Kale of Boston, and sister Esther Mix of Florida. Born in South Boston, he is the son of the late Frank and Mary Kale. Frank attended the Naval Academy and was a member of the Alumni Association. He graduated f.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 12, 2016 3:57:22 PM

Obituary: Harry Eugene Spence '55
Harry Eugene Spence, 83, of Winter Park, FL passed away on May 7, 2016. He was born in Jacksonville, FL on February 7, 1933. He graduated from the naval academy in 1955 and was discharged on January 30, 1973. He is survived by Jeanne, his loving wife of 15 years. His brother Drummond; children Terri Goodlove, Jeanne Lundsford, Harry "Rick" Spence, Sandi Hanson, and their mother, Francis (deceased); son John (deceased) and Deana Spence, and their mother Jane (deceased); four grandchildren and 3 s.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 12, 2016 3:50:25 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Cathryne (Frederic H. Greene '38)
Cathryne "Peg"Greene, was born in Bronxville, New York on March 9, 1917, to John and Blanche Greene, and passed away on May 1, 2016, at the ripe old age of 99 years. Peg grew up picking flowers and roller skating around the home she grew up in, and was very athletic in high school. After high school, she attended and graduated from the Sarah Lawrence Academy, and landed a clerical office job right away in New York City. She met and married the love of her life, Frederic H. Greene in 1940, and af.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:12:00 PM

Obituary: Norman Jack Kleiss '38
Norman 'Dusty' Kleiss, Battle of Midway hero, dies at 100by Richard Roth, CNNUpdated 7:27 PM ET, Mon April 25, 2016www.cnn.com/2015/11/11/us/world-war-ii-battle-of-midway-norman-kleiss/
Norman "Dusty" Kleiss was the last surviving dive-bomber from the Battle of Midway. He died Friday in Texas at the age of 100
(Norman "Dusty" Kleiss was profiled on March 7, his 100th birthday. The story has been updated to reflect his death.)
San Antonio (CNN)I knew the day might come. The news still hurt.
T.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 8:19:02 AM

Obituary: Richard Putnam Jeffrey '39
Captain Richard P Jeffrey USN (Ret) age 99 a career naval officer and educator died May 7, 2016.
He was a survivor of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, having been aboard the battleship USS Maryland in "battleship row" in the harbor that day.  His historical recollections have been recorded by THE UNITED STATED DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR and are part of the permanent record in the USS ARIZONA museum in Hawaii.
He was born in Leominster MA on December 31, 1916.  He came to .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:59:42 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Ross S. Olson '55)
Betty Ivey Olson went home to be with the Lord on May 6, 2016. She was born on January 9, 1933 in Thomasville, NC, the only child of Thomas Clifford Ivey and Julia Bernice Hill Ivey. She was a graduate of Hagerstown High School and received her RN degree from Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She was a long time member of Colonial Baptist Church. Betty was a kind, gentle and gracious wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loved and cared for her family well. She also opened.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:15:16 PM

Obituary: Stephen Swartz Eisenhauer '54
Lt. Col. Stephen Swartz Eisenhauer
Lt. Col. Stephen S. Eisenhauer, USMC (Ret.) "Steve," of Winchester, VA, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 from congestive heart failure. He was 84 years old.
He was born December 1, 1931 in Sheffield, PA; the son of the late Leiser and Martha Swartz Eisenhauer. 
Steve graduated from Sheffield High School, Sheffield, PA, and attended the U. S. Naval Academy, where he was graduated and commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U. S. Marine Corps in 1954. He married .... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 09, 2016 3:20:17 PM

Obituary: Norman Brown Pigeon '61
Commander Norman B. Pigeon, USN (Ret.), of Clinton, SC, passed away on 29 April 2016 following an extended illness. He was 79 years old.
Norman was born on 24 November 1936 to Roger Warren Pigeon and Antonia Anne Yonis Pigeon. A resident of Bristol, he graduated the Naval Academy in 1961. After serving his country, he retired to Greenville, SC.
He is survived by his wife, Le Ann Watson; his brother; Charles Pigeon (his wife Susan); his Sons, Scott (and his wife, Therese) and Todd (and his wife.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 09, 2016 2:56:36 PM

Obituary: Ernest Robert Peterson '40
Commander Ernest Robert "Pete" Peterson (Ret. USN), 99, of Cheshire, formerly of Hamden, husband of the late Eleanor Rhodes, passed away on April 14, 2016 at Elim Park. He was born in Iowa to the late Per Theodore and Anna Lofstedt Peterson. He leaves his loving son Charles (Chuck) and his wife Colleen of West Hartford, and granddaughter Kirsten Peterson, and his niece Jean Marie Peterson of Iowa. He is predeceased by his first wife, Betty Sohlstrom, his brothers Elmer Davis and Okay Peterson, a.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 09, 2016 1:44:30 PM

Obituary: John Thomas Collins '46
Captain JOHN T. COLLINS, USN (Ret.), died peacefully at home on May 4, 2016, surrounded by his beloved family and caregivers. Born in Lexington, Kentucky on October 5, 1924, John grew up in Chevy Chase, MD and subsequently graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, class of 1946. After a tour of duty at sea, he earned his degree in naval architecture from MIT and served in the Navy for 30 years. Upon retirement from the Navy, he was awarded the Legion of Merit for his exceptional service as project .... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 09, 2016 1:41:13 PM

Obituary: Juan Chacon Jr. '81
JUAN CHACON JR. (July 25, 1958 - April 29, 2016)
Juan Chacon Jr., 57 of Yorba Linda passed away Friday, April 29, 2016. He is survived by his beautiful wife Rowena, sons, Mariano, Silo, Eric and Phillip, daughter, Natalie and grandchildren, Tony, Ryder, Thalia, Avelaka, Amelia, Taylen and Ayden. Across five decades, Juan experienced life to the fullest. Through it all, he was driven by hard work, his faith and the love of his family.
Memorial Services will be held at McAulay & Wallace Mort.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 09, 2016 11:15:15 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Patricia (Colin H. Saari '60)
Patricia O'Brien Saari died in Seattle, WA on March 4, 2016. She was 70 years old. 
Trish was born in Massachussetts on 4 August, 1945 and spent part of her youth in Saudi Arabia and went to finishing school in Ireland. She started as a flight attendant at age 20 for United Airlines and spent 35 years with the company, rising to positions in management before her retirement at age 55. 
Trish was a passionate artist who shared her talents with the youth of Seattle. She loved her knitt.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 05, 2016 3:07:48 PM

Obituary: George Alfred Phillips Haynes '49
George Alfred Phillips Haynes, Lt. Col., USMC-retired, known to many as Gapdaddy and to most as Gap, passed away peacefully in his beach home on April 29th, 2016 at the age of 90. Gapdaddy was born on August 25th, 1925 in Lexington, KY to Ella Goodwin Phillips and Arthur Earnest Haynes. Gap was proud of his Kentucky heritage and was commissioned by the Governor of Kentucky to the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He grew up with his elder sister, Dorothy (Dottie), who predeceased him in 2013.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 05, 2016 3:02:55 PM

Obituary: Frederick Neill Phillips III '63
Frederick Neill Phillips (May 10, 1941 - May 2, 2016)
Frederick "Neill" Phillips passed away at his home in La Mesa surrounded by his family and beloved dog Ernie. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, the son of a Naval officer, he lived all over the world including military bases in Atsugi, Japan and NS Argentia in Newfoundland. Neill attended St. Andrews Academy in Delaware and graduated from San Miguel Boys High School in 1959. He went on to attend the US Naval Academy and George Washington Univ.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 05, 2016 5:39:33 AM

Obituary: William Joseph Honadle Jr. '59
William J. "Bill" Honadle, age 78, of St. Petersburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Windber, PA, on Nov. 23, 1937 to the late William Joseph Honadle and the late Dorothy Ann Conrad. William graduated from Windber High School in 1955 and went on to graduate with honors from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. Bill was highly decorated in his Naval Service with five Polar Pins. He retired as head of the Propulsion System.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 05, 2016 5:25:02 AM

Obituary: John Rhorer Legendre '56
John Rhorer Legendre, 84, a native of New Orleans and resident of Thibodaux passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
A visitation will be held on Saturday May 7, 2016 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Thibodaux from 8:30 am until funeral time. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 am with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Irene Legendre, as well as daughters Leslie Mills (Dan) , GiGi Bonvillain (Ricky), Joanie and Jack (Hei.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 5:31:44 PM

Obituary: Richard Miles Shively Jr. '45
Richard Miles Shively, Jr. (Mar. 19, 1922 - Apr. 28, 2016)
Resident of San Jose -- Richard, a native of Columbus, Ohio, was graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1944 (class of 1945) during World War II, assuming duties with the Atlantic fleet, which included escorting President Roosevelt to the Yalta conference. His naval career developed with training as a pilot, and subsequent postgraduate studies at Annapolis, and later at the University of Southern California, leading to M.S. degrees in.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 5:23:06 PM

Obituary: George Elbert Irish '50
George E. Irish
Las Vegas, NV -- George E. Irish, died April 14, 2016, Las Vegas, NV. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, he was a retired Navy Commander and logistics engineer, veteran of WW2, Korea and Viet Nam. Member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Knoxville. Author of two books: John Irish, His Life and Ancestors, 1086-1677 and Wall Street and Poker, Same Game! Survivors: daughter, Janine Irish, and son, Stan Irish.
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on May 1, 2016.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 5:17:17 PM

Obituary: William Joseph Schulz '83
William Joseph Schulz
On April 22, 2016, William (Bill) Joseph Schulz passed away in Kirkland, WA from a brain aneurysm. He was just 55 years old.
Bill was born on the island of Oahu on April 6, 1961. He would cry when his father put on his uniform to go out to sea (NAVY). In 1962, the family, moved back to his father’s home town of Seattle, WA. In the next 4 years (3) siblings arrived. Being the oldest held a lot of responsibility for Bill. He always made sure his family was taken care .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:25:08 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Johanna (Raymond W. Reig '51)
Johanna Helen Ruby, 78, of Rome, passed away on April 18, 2016.  She was the daughter of the late George James and Helen (Beck) Ruby. She was born on May 11, 1937 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, grew up in Rome, and graduated high school from Rome Free Academy in 1955. Hanna married Raymond Walter Reig on May 9, 1970.  Ray passed away in January 2009.
Hanna graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1959. She proceeded to study Education at Harv.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:13:49 PM

Obituary: Terry Lynn Reeder '66
Mr. Terry Lynn Reeder, 72 of Ararat, VA passed away at his home on Friday, April 29, 2016 of complications from Alzheimer's Disease. Mr. Reeder was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and served ten years in the Navy. He completed his career as a Senior Systems Analyst for the Department of Defense. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lucy Valaer Reeder and a very large and loving extended family. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Reeder Home, 1889 The .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:02:26 PM

Obituary: L.D. Nagel '56
L.D. "Larry" Nagel passed away at Doctors Regional Hospital on April 9, 2016. L.D., the son of Don and Lydia Nagel, was born in Round Top, TX on November 23, 1931. He excelled in sports and academics in high school and went on to Blinn Junior College on a basketball scholarship. He followed his brother, Dave, to UT in Austin to pursue an engineering degree. But, the Korean War changed that six months later when he was forced to enlist or be drafted. He chose the Navy and went on to become a radi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 2:33:19 PM

Obituary: Richard Noel Super '60
Richard "Dick" Super  (March 22, 1938 - April 27, 2016)
Beloved husband of Sandra "Sandi" Super; loving father and father-in-law of Wayne (Deborah) Super, Pamela (Tim Kramer) Super and David (Melissa) Super; loving grandfather of Ryan Super, Samuel Kramer, Jack and Noah Lieberman, Gabriele, Jacob and Maxwell Super; dear brother and brother-in-law of Harriett (Stuart) Lerman and Sandra (Sam) Zians; dear brother-in-law of Karen (Daniel) Hough and Judith Zoldan. 
Funeral service Monday,.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 12:26:58 PM

Obituary: Howard Bentley Shofner Jr. '46
Howard B. "Buddy" Shofner, Jr. died on April 29, 2016, at the Christian Care Nursing Home in Shelbyville, TN. Born in Shelbyville on March 30, 1923, Buddy, as many of his friends called him, and his family subsequently moved to Nashville, where his father Howard Sr. practiced law. He also maintained a paper route for many years, helping to support his family through the Great Depression. Like his father Howard Sr. before him, Mr. Shofner attended Webb School in Bell Buckle Tennessee, where he ex.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 11:21:26 AM

Obituary: Roberta Valencia McKinney '85
Roberta "Robin" Valencia McKinney was born on February 14th, 1962 in Youngstown, Ohio, and passed away on April 27th, 2016 in Tacoma, Washington. Robin graduated from Lincoln High School in Tacoma. She was the second daughter of Bill and Geneva McKinney. Robin is survived by four siblings, William McKinney II, Lawrence McKinney, David McKinney, Liz Becker, and a large number of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Her parents, brother, Billy Lynn McKinney, and sister, Esther Dolores McKinney, precede h.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 11:18:51 AM

Obituary: James Michael Greenwald '60
James Michael Greenwald, Age 77, of St. Paul Passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 in his home. He was born May 3, 1938 in Niagara Falls, NY to Isobel Manley Greenwald and Clarence Greenwald. He graduated from La Salle High School in 1956 and the United States Naval Academy in 1960 where he received his commission as a Naval Officer in the Civil Engineer Corps. He married Marjorie Lu Hicks of Pensacola, FL in 1961. Jim obtained degrees in civil engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 7:35:12 AM

Obituary: Frank Higgins Rile Jr. '38
Frank H. Rile Jr. (1916 - 2016)
Capt. Frank Higgins Rile, USN Ret., passed away peacefully on April 14, 2016. He left us just three weeks shy of his 100th birthday, May 6. His memorial will be celebrated on that day. 
Frank was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1916 to Elizabeth Higgins Rile and Frank Hazelton Rile, Sr. He attended Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia, PA through high school, and was accepted and entered the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating in 1938. He served in the Pacific the.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 02, 2016 5:29:56 AM

Obituary: Richard Earle Robinson '59
Richard Earle Robinson, age 82, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2016.  He was from Westbrook, Maine. He graduated with the class of 1959 from the US Naval Academy and was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
After serving as a naval officer he spent the rest of his career working for the Navy as a civilian.
He enjoyed attending Navy football games with his classmates, and taking Boy and Girl Scout troops caving in West Virginia.  He also served twice as Master of the Cherryd.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 11:59:27 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Louise (Charles E. Ransom '48)
Mary Louise Copeland Ransom of Pittsburgh passed over suddenly at Sewickley Heritage Valley Hospital on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, at the age of 90. She was born in Monessen, PA, on September 13, 1925, to Mary Jane Williamson Copeland and Daymond Wallace Copeland. Mary grew up in Charleroi, PA. After graduating from Charleroi High School in 1943, she attended The New York School of Interior Design. She also attended Goucher College to pursue a degree in elementary education. She was a member.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 11:51:25 AM

Obituary: James Patrick McGrady '70
James (Jim) Patrick McGrady, III, 69, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Columbia, SC. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel is assisting the family. Mr. McGrady was born on July 23, 1946, in Worcester, MA. He graduated from the Naval Academy and Clark University. He had a successful career in sales and marketing. He enjoyed cooking, family travel, and playing golf. He is survived.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 11:03:39 AM

Obituary: John Witherspoon Gowens II '63
Dr. John "Jay" W. Gowens II, Cpt., USA
Dr. Gowens, age 75, formerly of Ellicott City, MD, peacefully passed away on April 21, 2016. After graduating from Amarillo High School in 1958, Dr. Gowens attended the United States Naval Academy. Dr. Gowens graduated from the Naval Academy in 1963 and was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and stationed overseas, where he served until 1968. Once he returned stateside, he continued his education, earning an MBA and later a Ph.D..... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:30:13 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ann (Henry K. Alexander '51)
Ann Harrison Alexander, 88, passed away peacefully at home on April 16, 2016. She was a longtime resident of the Riderwood Village retirement community in Silver Spring, MD, where she lived independently until the time of her death. Ann was a native Marylander, and longtime resident of Haymarket, VA. She and her loving husband, Henry Kleeb "H.K." (deceased, 1989) of 39 years, raised their son Tom (deceased, 2004) and daughter Eve (deceased, 1978). Ann will be sadly missed by her surviving brothe.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:25:53 AM

Obituary: Herman Frederick Hess Jr. '50
H.F. "Fred" Hess, Jr., 89 of Warren and formerly of Valparaiso, passed away April 14, 2016. Born January 30, 1927 in Fort Wayne, IN, he was the son of Helen (Fox) Hess and Herman F. Hess. On August 7, 1948 in Francesville, Fred married Marjorie Ann Wuethrich, who survives, along with their children, Frederick (Julia) Hess of Valparaiso, Dr. Kristine Hess (George Geier) of Marion, Kathryn Hess of Valparaiso and Carol (Steve) Silliman of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; and grandchildren: Allison and Eric Hess.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 25, 2016 11:11:10 AM

Obituary: Richard Warren Hess '75
On April 19, 2016 Richard Warren Hess Beloved husband of Susan Zaruba Hess; Devoted father of Kristen Hess Reese and husband Danny, Jonathan Richard Hess and wife Kim, Meghan Hess and Fiance Michael Sandler and Susan Rebecca Gallager and husband Nick; Grandfather of Andrew and Kinley; Brother of Linda Nostrant of Mt. Laurel NJ. Visit Gonce Funeral Service P.A. 4001 Richie Highway on Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Church of the Resurrecti.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 25, 2016 6:52:55 AM

Obituary: Robert Alan Schoppe '64
Robert Alan Schoppe peacefully entered into eternal rest Tuesday night, April 12, 2016 at home, comforted by his loving wife and friends. Born October 4, 1942 in Steubenville, Ohio, Robert was 73 years old.
He attended the United States Naval Academy and received his Chemical Engineering Degree from the University of Houston - Cullen College of Engineering. He started working at Petro-Tex and continued there under different owners and eventually retired early from Texas Petrochemical.
Robert a.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:07:16 PM

Obituary: Henry Ortland III '46
Henry Ortland III, 94, of Rockford, passed away on April 8, 2016. He was born on January 26, 1922 in Annapolis, Maryland to Professor Henry Ortland Jr and Edna (Heise) Ortland. He attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Fraternity Phi Delta Theta. He also attended The US Naval Academy, class of 1946 Naval War College earning his Master's Degree. Henry married Jean Anne Killian on December 27, 1948 in Coconut Grove, Florida. Henry retired from Service after 20 years with rank of L.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:59:40 PM

Obituary: Jeffrey Caswell Metzel Jr. '47
RADM Jeffrey Caswell Metzel Jr., USN (Ret.)  (2/11/1925 - 4/17/2016)
Jeffrey C. Metzel Jr. passed away peacefully from heart failure in his sleep, in Huntington Beach, CA, April 17, 2016. Jeff was 90 years old. Jeff ("Mike" to close family) was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, as was his father and grandfather. Jeff's class was very accomplished, with fellow graduates President Jimmy Carter, CIA head Stansfield Turner, Joint Services Chief William Crowe, ADM Jam.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:52:35 PM

Obituary: David Albert Hurt Jr. '48
David A. Hurt, Jr. of Coronado, CA died peacefully with his family at his side on April 14th, 2016 in San Diego, CA. The son of Capt. David A. and Katherine Burbidge Hurt, David, Jr. was born on April 23rd, 1926 in Newport, Rhode Island. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eva Moore Hurt and granddaughter, Elizabeth Hurt Yoensky. He is survived by his wife, Vilma of Coronado, CA; two brothers, Thomas of Annapolis, MD and Jonathan Alexandria, VA. He is also survived by four sons: David A..... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:41:05 PM

Obituary: Francis Aloysius Conery III '58
Francis A. Conery III
Manchester, NH - Sometime during the night of April 19th, 2016, Francis Aloysius Conery III went to bed and passed away, peacefully, in his sleep. He will be remembered by his large, loving family, wife Marion; 5 children and their spouses : daughter Kathleen & Jeff, son Frank IV & Brenda, daughter Debbie & Manny, daughters Caroline, and Maureen; 4 grandchildren : Jonathan, Kelsey, Frank V, and Christopher; 5 great-grandchildren : Alyson, Brianna, Aniyah, Jovha.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 21, 2016 4:44:13 PM

Obituary: Jackson Price Culwell '46
Jackson Price Culwell, age 94, passed peacefully, April 4, 2016, at his home in Ft. Walton Beach, FL. Jack was as a Commander in the U.S. Navy; a college physics, chemistry and a flight instructor; a lifetime Methodist church member and volunteer; a Boy Scout and Scouting volunteer; a golfer, a loving husband and father, and unselfish in service and devotion to the welfare of others. Jack was born in 1921 at his home in Kirvin, TX to the late Rev. James William Culwell, a Methodist minister, and.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:07:03 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Marianne (David E. Ellis '53)
Ing-Britt Marianne Nygren Ellis died 10:00 a.m., April 2, 2016 in her own home due to natural causes. She has two sons Michael and Patrick. She has five grandchildren, Amber, Hunter, Ryan, Topher and Joshua. She will be placed next to her husband, David E. Ellis, at the United States Naval Academy May 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Her perpetual kind and peaceful spirit preceded her wherever and whomever she encountered. She emigrated in the late 50s from Sweden, was naturalized in 1962 and married David.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 11:56:43 AM

Obituary: James Chambers Hatch Sr. '47
Captain James Chambers Hatch Sr., Supply Corps (SC), United States Navy (USN) (Retired), died peacefully Monday morning April 18, 2016 at his home in Buckhead of Atlanta, Georgia. All five of the Hatch children were present in Atlanta at the time. He was 91 years old, would have been 92 in May 2016. He was preceded in death by his loving and devoted wife of 62 1/2 years, Lillian Marie Adams Hatch, who passed away April 11, 2015 at their home in Atlanta. Captain James C. Hatch, SC, USN (Ret), was.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 11:09:31 AM

Obituary: Eli Warren Goode '46
ELI WARREN GOODE (Age 91), on Thursday, April 7, 2016, of Silver Spring, MD. He was born May 11, 1924 in Hawkinsville, GA, the son of the late Eli W. and Christine Brinkley Goode. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in the Class of 1946 that was graduated in June, 1945. Warren transferred to the Navy Reserve in 1947 and began a career with the Acacia Mutual Life Insurance Company, interrupted by his return to active navy service during the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by Melind.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10:57:06 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Rita (Milton L. Hartranft '52)
Margaret 'Rita' HartranftLeominster, MA native, Navy Vet; 89
Rita Hartranft, 89, died peacefully at her home on April 12, 2016. Born in Leominster, MA to Robert and Margaret Coleman, Rita was a nursing graduate of Burbank Hospital.
She joined the U.S. Navy and met her husband, Milton while stationed at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD where he attended. After leaving the Navy, she continued to work as an RN at various locations throughout her life.
A loving wife, mother, and grandmothe.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10:45:42 AM

Obituary: Brian Thomas Kennedy '07
Brian T. Kennedy (September 27, 1984--January 14, 2016)
U.S. VeteranCaptain Brian T. Kennedy, 31, of Malvern, PA, was one of twelve Marines killed in a helicopter mishap off the North Shore of Oahu, HI on January 14th, 2016 during a training mission. He was a member of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 "Pegasus", based in Hawaii.
Capt Kennedy earned his commission in May 2007 upon graduation from the US Naval Academy. He began his aviation career as a CH-46E pilot with Marine Medium Helicop.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:56:06 AM

Obituary: John McGavack Jr. '51
John McGavack, Jr. died on April 13, 2016. John, best known as "Mac", was born March 12, 1928 and grew up in Leonia, NJ. His father, John McGavack, was a PhD research chemist with 62 patents to his name and his mother, Anne Hill McGavack, was a diva soprano at the New York Metropolitan Opera. Mac was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and earned an MA degree in physics from the University of Mississippi and an advanced degree in Educational Administration from Fairfie.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 8:59:01 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Paul T. Gillcrist '52)
Nancy May Gillcrist (July 7, 1928 - March 22, 2016)
Nancy May (Murtagh) Gillcrist passed away on March 22nd, 2016. The Funeral Mass will be held at Our Mother of Confidence Catholic Church in University City on Friday, April 15th at 10:30 A.M., preceded by a Rosary at 10:00 A.M. A reception will follow. The interment will be at Miramar National Cemetery at 2:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, Nancy requested that donations be sent to Noah Homes (a residential community for adults with developmental di.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 6:49:46 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Virginia (Barney Martin '47)
Virginia Ann Wheeler Martin, known to her friends as “Jinny”, passed from this world on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at age 88 of natural causes. At the time of her passing, Jinny was surrounded by loved ones.
Born March 8, 1928 in Youngstown, where her father was then employed, the family returned to the county of their pioneer roots, settling in Medina, in 1930. Virginia Ann Wheeler attended Medina City Schools, kindergarten through grade 12 graduating in 1945. She was accepted into Mia.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 5:47:08 PM

Obituary: William Oliphant Kendrick Rentz '55
William O. Rentz (December 10, 1932 - April 11, 2016)
Captain William O. Rentz, U. S. Navy, was born December 10, 1932 in Milledgeville, Georgia. Following one and one half years of enlisted service in the Naval Air Reserve and one year at Georgia Tech, Captain Rentz entered the U. S. Naval Academy, and was commissioned an Ensign in 1955.
His first assignment was with the USS ROWE (DD-564) as Damage Control Assistant and then Engineer Officer. This was followed by tours as Executive Officer of.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 5:28:51 PM

Obituary: Henry Croskey Mustin '55
Vice Admiral Henry Croskey Mustin, USN (Ret)Born: August 31, 1933Died: April 11, 2016
Vice Admiral Henry C. Mustin, USN (Ret) of Alexandria, VA, passed away on April 11, 2016 from congestive heart failure. He was 82 years old.
He was the son, grandson, great-grandson and nephew of distinguished naval officers, and the great nephew of the 12th Commandant of the Marine Corps. He graduated from Coronado High School, Coronado, CA and attended the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was graduated and comm.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 5:23:15 PM

Obituary: Ronald John Rodda '53
On 15 March 2016, Ronald John Rodda made his final takeoff and cruise climb to Our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus, while near to his Shalimar Home during a morning walk. Ron was 85 years old on his last log entry.
Born in Los Angeles, California in 1930, Ron grew in sharpness of mind, strength of body, and reverence of heart and spirit. The loving guidance of his parents, Edward Penn Rodda and Margaret Josephine Dunleavy Rodda, as well his personal Savior and Lord Jesus Christ gave Ron an ex.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 5:13:48 PM

Obituary: George Howard Wavra '57
George Howard Wavra, On Monday, March 28, 2016, after an unexpected but valiantly endured illness, in the comfort of his own home in Lake Wildwood, George Howard Wavra released his grip on terra firma, and with great courage, hope, and expectation set sail for a celestial country. Howard was the only child of George Anton Wavra and Edith Benora (Landsverk) Wavra. In the year 1933, the year when work began in the golden state of California on one of the greatest feats of 20th century civil engine.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 4:44:50 PM

Obituary: Richard William Post Jr. '58
Richard William Post, Jr., 83, of Wareham, died March 31, 2016 in the McCarthy Care Center, Sandwich. He was the husband of Josephine P. (Pagani) Post. They were married for 58 years. He was the son of the late Richard William and Paula (Kasper) Post. He was born in Manchester, CT and lived in Wareham since 1961. He attended the US Naval Academy Preparatory School, the University of Connecticut and the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. He was a Korean War Veteran serving in the United .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 4:22:43 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Yvonne (Paden E. Woodruff Jr. '47)
Yvonne Eiland Woodruff of Pickens, S.C., died April 7, 2016, at Clemson Downs.
Born September 17, 1924, in Drew, Miss., she was a daughter of Robert Roy Eiland and Daisy LaMastus Eiland. She graduated from Mississippi State College for Women in 1946 and moved to Washington, D.C., to work for the National Education Association.
She met Paden E. Woodruff Jr., a Naval Academy grad and 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps, at a Sunday afternoon tea dance. In three weeks they were engaged and five mo.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 5:20:30 AM

Obituary: Mark Christopher Welch '93
Major Mark C. Welch, USMC, Retired, of Norwood, passed away on April 10, 2016, at the age of 44. Beloved son of Joseph M. and Anita J. (Grinavic) Welch, both of Norwood. Loving brother of Joseph M. Welch and his wife Donna of Tewksbury and Kristen M. Carreiro and her husband Joe of Norwood. Cherished uncle of Madison Carreiro, Juliana Welch, Kaylin Carreiro, Jack Welch, Brady Carreiro and Mason Carreiro. Mark was a highly decorated Helicopter Pilot for the USMC Corps. He had 5 deployments, 2 in .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 5:12:48 AM

Obituary: Bernard Shapiro '56
Bernard "Bernie" Shapiro lifelong resident of Lowell 
Professor Emeritus UMass Lowell 
Bernard "Bernie" Shapiro 82, lifelong resident of Lowell and Professor Emeritus UMass Lowell, after 34 years as a Professor he also served 15 years as a Student Advisor. Entered Eternal Rest on April 10, 2016 after a long illness. Bernie was a graduate of Lowell High School, Lowell Technical Institute and the Sloane School of MIT. He also attended 2 years at the US Naval Academy. He was the devoted.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 5:02:43 AM

Obituary: Robert Paul Irons Jr. '55
Robert P. Irons Jr, 82, beloved brother, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away on April 1, 2016 in Peoria, AZ. Robert was born April 10, 1933 in Pensacola, FL to parents Robert and Gladys Irons. After high school Robert earned an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. After graduating from Naval Academy (Class of '55) Robert was commissioned as a Lieutenant and served for 11 years in the U.S. Navy earning the United Nations Medal and the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 11, 2016 8:14:44 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Inger (George W. Scott Jr. '39)
Inger Christine Scott (Nov. 2, 1920 to April 2, 2016)
Inger, known to her family and friends as "Chris", passed away peacefully on April 2 at Marin General Hospital. She is survived by her three sons, George, David and Neil, her two grandchildren, Megan and Cameron, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was born in Stenlose, Denmark on Nov. 2, 1920, to Hans and Inger Blessing. In 1946 she emigrated to the US, deciding that the San Francisco Bay Area was the best place to start her new lif.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 11, 2016 8:05:38 AM

Obituary: Hugh Lee Palmer '58
Hugh L. Palmer of Dunedin, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2016. He was 80. Born Feb. 1, 1936 in Lebanon, OH, Hugh grew up in Middletown, OH. In 1954, he was appointed to the United States Naval Academy and, upon graduation, married his high school sweetheart, the former Patricia Burns. They were married for 52 years until her death in 2010. 
To honor his military obligation, Hugh became an aviator and served on several aircraft carriers including the USS Randolph and the USS Independence..... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 11, 2016 7:42:40 AM

Obituary: Fredrick Eugene Jones '69
Fredrick "Fred" Jones (1947-2016)
Our family circle has been broken: a link gone from our chain. Though we're parted for a while, we know we'll meet again.
Fred departed this life April 3, 2016. 
His life will be celebrated at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, 3826 Wheeler, Saturday, April 9th, 1:00 PM.
Visitation will be prior to service beginning at 12:00 PM.
Interment will be Houston National Cemetery, Monday, April 11th, 9:45 AM.
In God's care he leaves his loving and devoted wife, J.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 11, 2016 5:07:08 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (John H. Carmichael '36)
Elizabeth Gordon Ellyson Carmichael was born 19 Jan. 1922, in Chevy Chase, Md., the third and youngest daughter of U.S. Naval Aviator number one Theodore Gordon Ellyson and Atlanta socialite Helen Glenn Ellyson, and sister of Hallie and Mimi, all of whom predeceased her. She had great faith, passed of natural causes and went to perfect healing in the loving arms of God on 28 March 2016.
Gordie was a vivacious young lady with a sweet soul, an adventurous spirit and love of life who met and marri.... Click here to Read more

Friday, April 08, 2016 5:43:20 AM

Obituary: Otto William Wil III '53
Captain Otto W. Will III, U.S. Navy (Retired) 
Retired Navy Captain Otto W. Will III passed into eternal rest surrounded by his loving family on March 28, 2016. Born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, he served our country for 30 years as a surface warfare officer, commanding two ships: USS CONCORD (AFS-5) and USS NEW (DD-818). He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (Class of 1953) and the U.S. Naval War College, and earned a Master's Degree in International Relations from The George Washing.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 07, 2016 2:17:08 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Sally (Nicholas Wallner '53)
Sally Elizabeth Wallner died peacefully in La Jolla, California on March 25, 2016, at the age of 83. Sally was born on November 7, 1932, in Mandan, North Dakota. Her father was an attorney and an agent for the U.S. Secret Service and her mother was a homemaker for her lively family of six. Sally graduated from Whitefish Bay High School in Wisconsin and thereafter became a flight attendant for American Airlines. While based in Dallas, TX, Sally met and later married the love of her life, Nick Wal.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 07, 2016 1:57:02 PM

Obituary: Allen Webster Brown Jr. '55
The Reverend Dr. Allen W. Brown Jr. (March 26, 2016)
Dr. Brown possessed a servant's heart for God and Country.
A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, class of 1955, the Philadelphia Divinity School and Trinity Theological Seminary, Dr. Brown served twelve years in the USMC before beginning his career as an Episcopal priest. Following his ordination he served on active duty as an Army Chaplain including a tour of duty in Vietnam with the 4th Infantry Division. His Military Decorations include t.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 07, 2016 1:47:04 PM

Obituary: Loren Dean Arrington '64
Loren Dean Arrington
Engineer and Navy lieutenant commander, of Lebanon Loren Dean Arrington, 75, of Lebanon, N.J., passed away on Monday, April 4, 2016, at home. Dean was born on Oct. 31, 1940, in Fromberg, Mont., to the late Allen Merle and Elsie Louise Talbot Arrington. He resided for many years in Hunterdon County before moving to Milton, Del., and most recently returned to Lebanon, N.J., in December of 2015. He was the husband of Helen D. Harrison Arrington, celebrating 51 years of marriag.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 07, 2016 1:43:34 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Frances (Norman C. Bohan '44)
M. 'Fran' Frances Bohan, 93, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., formerly of Ulster Park, N.Y., passed away peacefully in her sleep with family by her side on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Fran was born Sept. 24, 1922 in Schenectady, N.Y. to the late Joseph and Ruth (Knapp) Stout. She was raised in Kingston and graduated from Kingston High School and Potsdam State Teachers College. Fran married Capt. Norman 'Breezy' Bohan (USN, Retired) in November 1944. He passed away in 2013. Fran was a teacher for the Kings.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 04, 2016 1:50:09 PM

Obituary: Thomas Robert Weschler '39
Thomas Robert Weschler (December 21, 1917 - April 3, 2016) 
Thomas Robert Weschler, Vice Admiral U.S. Navy (retired), died peacefully on April 3, 2016, in Mystic, Connecticut. His full and well-lived life included a distinguished naval career, a loving marriage of 66 years to Katrina Quinn Weschler, a lifelong dedication to his large family and numerous friends around the world, and a passion for travel, history, and Tall Ships. He will be remembered for his sense of purpose and service, h.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 04, 2016 12:37:07 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Anne (David D. Ansel '47)
Anne France Ansel died in Annapolis, MD on March 18, 2016. Mrs. Ansel was born on June 19, 1922 in Panama, where her father was stationed. The daughter of Rear Admiral Albert Finley France III and Ruth Claude France, she lived in various coastal towns of the United States while growing up, but also spent a great deal of time in Annapolis, MD, the home of her maternal grandparents , Dr. Gordon Handy Claude and Sophia Worthington Claude and the extended Claude family. Mrs. Ansel graduated from Hol.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 04, 2016 6:10:26 AM

Obituary: Henry Anthony Morgan Jr. '59
On Friday March 25, 2016, Henry A. "Hank" Morgan, Jr. 79 of Bonita Springs passed at Joanne's House at Hope Hospice. He is the beloved husband of Sue Dumaine Morgan. Loved father of Henry A. Morgan III, Elizabeth C. Morgan and Katherine L. Carr. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren. Brother of Peter R. Morgan and Susan Modena.
Hank received his Master's Degree from MIT, then entered the US Naval Academy and graduated in the Class of 1959. He served in the US Navy for 20 years. During some of the .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 31, 2016 7:48:42 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Greta (Peter J. Goldman '48)
GRETA KLAUBER GOLDMAN  Passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2016. Beloved wife for 63 years of the late Peter J. Goldman. Born to Helen and Nathaniel Klauaber in New York City. Survived by her devoted daughter, Susan (Harry) Moatz; loving grandchildren, Rebecca (Andrew) Gruber and Aaron (Krista) Moatz and her four fantastic great-grandsons, Noah, Zachary, Nathaniel and Miles.
Greta had a great wanderlust and traveled the seven seas with her beloved Peter. The consummate volunteer, Greta devo.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 5:44:44 AM

Obituary: Joseph James Walter '55
Captain Joseph J. Walter Usn (Ret.) Died Of Cancer On March 8, 2016. He Was Eighty-Two Years Old. A Native Of Milwaukee Wi, Joe Graduated From Marquette University High School In 1951 And Received A Congressional Appointment To The United States Naval Academy At Annapolis, Md. Joe Became An Ardent Sailing Enthusiast As Soon As He Caught His First Glimpse Of The Severn, Sailing Through Most Academics And Graduated With The Class Of 1955 As A Member Of The 7Th Company. Upon Graduation He Served As.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 5:12:01 AM

Obituary: Stephen James Topscher '76
Stephen James Topscher, Chantilly, Va., on the evening of March 18, 2016, he passed away after a three-year battle with ALS. "Steve" was born May 12, 1954, in Johnstown, to loving parents Shirley (Williams) and Stephen F. Topscher. Steve is survived by Diane (Belgard) Topscher, wife of 35 years; children, Bryan Topscher, and wife, Jennifer (Cohen); and grandchildren, Tessa and Zachary of Fairfax, Va.; Melissa Topscher, and husband, Rohit Eustace, Seattle, Wash.; and Gregory Topscher, Brooklyn, N.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 5:05:55 AM

Obituary: Sam Ray Byrd '53
Sam Ray Byrd  (August 5, 1929  -  March 27, 2016)
Sam Ray Byrd, age 86, died Sunday evening in UNC Chapel Hill. Born August 5, 1929 in Johnston County he was a son of the late Richard Elliott and Hazel Elizabeth Saintsing Byrd. Sam graduated in 1953 from U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis, MD and subsequently flew planes for the Navy and taught at the Navel Academy. After retiring from the Navy, he became an engineer for Shallcross followed by entrepreneurship at Byrd and Barbour Sales.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 9:34:56 AM

Obituary: John Craig Fry '48
John Craig Fry died from pancreatic cancer in Annapolis, Maryland on March 14, 2016. He was 89 years old. Growing up in Portland, Oregon and graduating from Severn School, he received a senatorial appointment to the Naval Academy. He was a squash player in the 21st Company, graduating in June 1947 with the Class of 1948. He married Tanya (Toni) Alicia Ojeda in Monterey, California in 1949. His naval career included surface ships, Civil Administration, post-graduate school, a Navy laboratory, the.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 9:25:06 AM

Obituary: Gary Lee Barnum '59
Gary L. Barnum, 78 passed away on December 11, 2015 at his home in Fayetteville, PA. Born in Michigan. Retired U.S. Navy Commander Barnum was a 1959 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and served more than 21 years as a commissioned officer. A Maryland resident of more than 26 years, he had lived in both Annapolis and Stevensville until moving to Fayetteville, PA in 2003.During his naval service, he rose to the rank of Commander, had commanded the destroyer USS ROBERT H. MCCARD and been a Senior .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:47:11 AM

Obituary: John Gregory Landers '49
John G. "Jack" Landers, Age 89, of Arlington, died March 26. Devoted husband of the late Anna "Nan" Landers. Loving father of his son John G. Landers, Jr. of Boston and his daughters Marie E. Landers and Janet M. Kurtz of Arlington, Elizabeth A. Landers of Littleton and Jean C. Landers of Maynard. Proud grandfather of Luke and Daisy Landers, Anna and Katherine Kurtz and Mary Sauer. Brother of Leo A. Landers of Amelia Island, Florida. Predeceased by his brothers Robert, Edmund and David. Funeral .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:44:25 AM

Obituary: Thomas Michael Donahue '60
THOMAS M. DONAHUE, age 77, passed away peacefully at his home, on March 20, 2016. Beloved husband for 52 years of Clare (Schano) Donahue; loving father of Kelly Clare Donahue of Mt. Lebanon and Christopher (Christina) Donahue of Greensboro, NC; cherished grandfather of Brileigh and Caden Donahue. Tom was a graduate of Mt. Lebanon High School and a 1960 graduate of the US Navy Academy, Annapolis, MD. Following graduation he served in the US Navy as a Carrier Based Fighter Pilot with Squadron VF-1.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:36:54 AM

Obituary: Albert Joseph Carneghi '46
Albert J. Carneghi Captain USN, (Ret) (April 7, 1923 - March 23, 2016)
Albert Joseph Carneghi, Captain, US Navy Retired, passed away on March 23, 2016 in Jacksonville, FL. He was 92 years old. 
Captain Carneghi was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Caesar and Angelina Carneghi and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1945, the National War College, with Master degrees from George Washington University, and University of North Florida.
Captain Carneghi entered into acti.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:31:15 AM

Obituary: Christopher Daniel Jackson '17
Christopher Daniel Jackson passed away in Asheville, North Carolina on Sunday, March 20, 2016. He was 21 years old. 
Born in Key West, Florida on October 25, 1994, Christopher was known for his infectious smile, love of adventure, and wry sense of humor. Christopher lived in Key West, Tampa, and Jacksonville, Florida before settling into Panama City in 2000 with his parents Rob Jackson and Cheri Boyle. 
While in Panama City, Christopher attended Bay Haven Charter Academy and Rutherfo.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:08:47 AM

Obituary: Thomas Fleming Smith '43
THOMAS FLEMING SMITH  
On March 21, 2016, in Bethesda, MD, beloved husband of Patricia; father of Linda Ritzenberg (Frank) of Reston, VA; Judy Sears (John) of Prescott, AZ; Greg Smith of Savannah, GA; Andy Alderdice (Kirk) of Silver Spring, MD; and Jenny Nealon (Gene) of Wimbledon, England. He passed the day following his 96th birthday. His son Brian Smith (Chris) preceded him in death. He is survived by his brother Karl Smith (Peggy) of Cincinnati, OH, 12 grandchildren, four great-grandch.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:44:27 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Anne (Richard J. Reid Jr. '41)
Anne Fayssoux Davis Reid, age 95, formerly of Chesapeake, VA, and Durham, NC, died on March 22, 2016, at Commonwealth Assisted Living in Christiansburg, VA. Anne was born on September 6, 1920, in Durham, NC, to the late Ella Puryear Homes and James Quentin Davis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Jones Reid, Jr., and her sister Elizabeth (Lib) Davis Mallard. She is survived by her son Richard Jones Reid, III, and wife Kristine Halls, and granddaughter Erika Anne, of Blacksburg, V.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:37:56 AM

Obituary: James Alan Kemmeter '61
James A. Kemmeter, age 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sat. Mar. 12, 2016 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. He was born Feb. 7, 1938 in Jefferson, the son of the late Lee and Lucille (Schmid) Kemmeter. Jim is a proud 1961 graduate of the Naval Academy, and served his Country as an officer in the United States Navy until 1965. He married Catherine E. Warren on April 24, 1965 in San Diego, CA. Next he then attended the UW Law School, graduating in 1968. James worked for La.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:58:59 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Loyce (Walter F. Johnson '47)
(December 11, 1922 March 5, 2016)
Loyce Petrey Johnson (nee Annie Loyce Petrey) of Charlottesville, Va., died after a brief illness on Saturday, March 5, 2015, while being cared for at Hospice House in Charlottesville with her granddaughter, Jennifer, at her side. She lived 93 full, rewarding, incredible years until a few months ago, and the family is forever grateful for her full life, her unstoppable energy, her optimistic spirit, and the love of so many friends and family.Loyce was born Dece.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:56:42 PM

Obituary: Clayton John Hogue '80
Clayton J. Hogue, 61, of St. Petersburg, Florida, died at 9:22 a.m., Thursday, March 3, 2016, from complications after a medical procedure at the Bill Young Veterans Hospital at Bay Pines, Florida.Clayton was born Sept. 26, 1954, in New Castle, Wyoming. He received a Montana state senator appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy following graduation from Bigfork High School.He was a Florida area resident for the past 10 years, where he was a director of information technology. He owned his own IT c.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:50:11 PM

Obituary: William Stanford Noble '49
William Stanford Knoble  (August 26, 1926 - March 16, 2016)
William Stanford Knoble, a devoted family man of the highest standards, died peacefully at the age of 89 at his home in San Antonio on March 16, 2016. Bill was called to his heavenly home only after the Lord felt his reward was finally due for performing his earthly duties so well and called him home to see, once again, his family and hunting buddies that had passed before him, especially his grandson Elisha.
Bill was born and gr.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:39:45 PM

Obituary: William Laurier Bryson '45
Commander William L. Bryson, SC) USN (Ret.) (Nov. 9, 1922 ~ Mar. 4, 2016)
Resident of Los Altos, CA
Born in Kansas City, MO, Bill received his congressional appointment to the Naval Academy aided by Senator Harry S. Truman. In 1944 he served in the Pacific with the USS Burns destroyer. In 1958 he earned his MBA from Stanford. He was awarded the Joint Service Commendation medal for his service at the Defense Supply Agency. Bill left the Navy in 1964, and moved to Los Altos where he joined Stanf.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:29:44 PM

Obituary: William McKnight Pardee '43
William McKnight Pardee, (Captain USN, retired) former naval aviator and CO of aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CVS-12), died March 13, 2016 at the Valle Verde Retirement Community, where he had been a resident since 2012. Prior to that, he resided in Alexandria Virginia since 1969.
Born September 20, 1920 in Atlanta, Georgia, Will was the 3rd of 4 children born to Emily Purvis and Robert McKnight Pardee. He graduated from Boys Prep Academy in Atlanta with a scholarship and went on to a year at Geo.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:25:52 PM

Obituary: Frank Levi Young '50
Dr. Frank L. Young was the former head of the engineering program at the Lakeland Campus of the University of South Florida, teaching there from 1987 until his retirement in August of 2010. 
He entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. After graduation in 1950, he was commissioned as a Lieutenant in The U.S. Air Force. Completing pilot training in 1951, he served three years in the United Kingdom flying this country's first jet bombers during the cold war. Returning to the U.S. in 1956, He e.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:17:11 PM

Obituary: Gerald Patrick O'Neil '46
Gerald P. ONeil, better known as Gerry, age 93, the former Raytheon Director of Security and Concord resident, died Sunday, March 20th at the Care One Center of Concord following a brief illness. Born on June 15, 1922, Gerry was raised in Fall River, Massachusetts, the son of Jeremiah and Winifred (Magill) ONeil. He was the oldest of five siblings and preceded in death by his parents, brothers Paul and Stephen, sister, Claire Leetch, his wife S. Elizabeth (Garrity) ONeil and his beloved partner .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:13:11 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Joanne Gennaro (Dennis O'Malley '72)
Joanne M. Gennaro, 64, beloved mother of Daily News Executive Editor Rich O'Malley, and daughter Christina, and wife of former City Councilman James F. Gennaro, was born into eternal life Friday after a long illness.
Joanne grew up in Hollis, graduated St. Pascal's High School in 1969 and began her career with the Port Authority. She married Dennis P. O'Malley, also of Hollis, who graduated the U.S. Naval Academy, and they lived briefly in Florida, Georgia and Virginia.
Lt. O'Malley was killed.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 21, 2016 1:35:46 PM

Obituary: Albert Paddock Freer Jr. '54
Lt. Col. Albert Paddock Freer, Jr. (February 22, 1931 - March 13, 2016)
Lieutenant Colonel Albert "Al" Paddock Freer, Jr., U. S. Air Force retired, of Tanglewood Shores, Bracey, Virginia, died Sunday, March, 13, 2016 at his residence at the age of 85. He was a veteran during the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. Mr. Freer is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Gertrude McGinnes "Trudy" Freer, his son Albert Paddock Freer, III and wife Nancy of Bracey, Virginia, his daughter Catherine Freer Bal.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 21, 2016 11:20:21 AM

Obituary: Roger Luke Deegan '63
Roger Luke Deegan passed away peacefully on March 7, 2016, in Redmond, Washington. Roger was born in Lewisville, Minnesota on June 21, 1940. He graduated from St. James High School in 1958 and in 1963, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. Due to a hearing loss, he was medically discharged from the Navy and began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio with General Electric. In 1966, he joined the IBM Corporation in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Roger married Sandra Johnson o.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 21, 2016 8:29:50 AM

Obituary: Paul David Tomb '51
PAUL D. TOMB, Rear Admiral USN (Ret.)  
Rear Admiral Paul D. Tomb, USN (Ret.), was born in Syracuse, NY, on August 8, 1929 and passed away on February 22, 2016 in Arlington, VA.
He entered the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1951.
He served aboard TILEFISH, SARGO, THEODORE ROOSEVELT and commanded SKIPJACK and GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER. He was then assigned as Commanding Officer, U.S. Naval Submarine Base, Pearl Harbor, HI. After selection for flag rank he was assigned as the Chief, Na.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 18, 2016 8:54:07 AM

Obituary: Richard Thomas Mulcahy '52
Colonel Richard T. Mulcahy, US Air Force (retired) took his last breath just before midnight and was officially found to have left this world in the early hours of March 11, 2016. Richard was born September 16, 1930, in Providence, RI to Vincent and Stella (nee Cybulski) He graduated from La Salle Academy and the US Naval Academy, and later earned a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas and his MBA from George Washington University. Richard served in the US Air Force with assi.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 17, 2016 4:35:36 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Marian (Kenneth Kelty '48)
MARIAN (nee Wilson) KELTY, age 90, of Wellington Hall Retirement Home, West Chester, on March 11, 2016. Beloved wife of Kenneth for 67 years. Devoted mother of Karen Kelty and Carol Freeman (Gary). Loving grand-mother of Amanda Freeman and Christopher Freeman. Sister of Virginia McMaster, Betty Maloney, and the late Nancy Mulligan all of the Washington DC area. 
Marian was a volunteer at St. Judes Thrift Shop in Berwyn for over 30 years and at the Bala Cynwyd Garden Club for over 20 years..... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 17, 2016 3:29:04 PM

Obituary: James William Latham '69
James William Latham, 68, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of the late Mathilda McCreary Latham, died Tuesday, March 15, 2016. His funeral service will be held Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Palmetto Presbyterian Church, 1720 Carolina Park Blvd., Mount Pleasant at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 18, 2016, at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. James was born June 11, 1947,.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 17, 2016 7:23:46 AM

Obituary: Harvey Taffet '54
Col. Harvey Taffet, USAF (Ret) of Indian Harbour Beach, died on March 3, 2016.  He is survived by his wife Joan, sons Michael of Houston TX, Mark of Rockledge FL, daughter Terry Kopelman, son-in-law Marc Kopelman, granddaughter Sadie Kopelman of Fort Lauderdale and brother  Col. M. Robert Taffet, USAF (Ret) of Montgomery, AL.
Col. Taffet was born on November 23, 1931 in Nutley, NJ.  He attended Lehigh University, was a 1954 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and a 1962 graduate .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 17, 2016 7:18:25 AM

Obituary: James Patrick Long '61
James P. Long of Dover passed away, Monday, March 7, 2016 peacefully at home. He was 80. Mr. Long was born March 1, 1936 in Rockaway Beach, New York to the late James P. Long and Edna M. Moehn Long. He proudly served in the United States Navy and then the Reserves (CDR -- DD2-14 class of 61'), for 20+ years, retiring in 1981. Mr. Long was a member of the local Irish Society. He enjoyed working with habit for humanity. He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth M. Long "Liz" of Mundelein, Ill., J.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 6:00:29 AM

Obituary: William Orgain Harris III '59
Lieutenant Colonel William Orgain Harris III, USAF Retired, 79
LTC William Orgain Harris III, 79, of Norfolk, Virginia, beloved husband and best friend of Amelia Frances (Matthews) Harris for 40 years passed away peacefully on March 11, 2016. During his battle with cancer, Bill was surrounded by family and friends, near and far.
Bill was a retired United States Air Force Officer (US Naval Academy, Class of '59), and USAF command pilot with over 30,000 hours in jet aircraft. Logging more than 7.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 14, 2016 1:11:05 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Carol (Peter Gwiazdowski '46)
Helen Carol Gwiazdowski, 90, of Norwich, CT, died February 14, 2016 at the Whitney Center in Hamden CT. She was the wife of the late Peter Gwiazdowski. Helen was born in Norwich, March 10, 1925. She graduated from Norwich Free Academy in 1943 and received her RN from Bridgeport School of Nursing in 1946. She was a long time member of the Norwich Women's City Club and St. Joseph's Church where she was active in the Ladies Guild and the Rosary Society. She was also an active bridge player througho.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 14, 2016 1:03:58 PM

Obituary: Richard Charles Gibson Jr. '58
Richard C. Gibson, Jr., known to his friends as Hoot, 80, of New Hartford, died on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
He was born on February 10, 1936, in Parkersburg, W. Virginia, a son of the late Richard, Sr., and Harriett Lawher Gibson. He graduated from Marietta High School in Marietta, OH, in 1954 and the United States Naval Academy in 1958. After graduating from the Naval Academy, Hoot became a Naval Air Attack Airman during the Vietnam War and served on the Intre.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 13, 2016 4:14:43 PM

Obituary: Eddie Frederick Best '53
Capt. EDDIE F. BEST (Ret.) (Age 86) On January 27, 2016, retired Navy Captain Eddie F. Best, of Bessemer, AL, passed into eternal rest. He was a proud member of the USNA class of "53, company 22. He served our country for 29 years. Eddie earned his Bachelor of Science degree in June 1953 from the US Naval Academy, his Bachelor of Science degree in communications Engineering from the Post Graduate School in Monterey, CA in May 1959; Coordinated ASW Operations in December 1963 and DIA Attach&eacut.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 13, 2016 4:10:14 PM

Obituary: Robert Shanor Chadima '48
Bob Chadima, beloved father, husband, mentor, friend and inspiration, concluded his earthly sojourn late Saturday, March 5, after nearly 91 wonderful circuits around the sun - Born: May 25, 1925. He broke his hip three weeks earlier and was making a tremendous recovery, but due to multiple complications he died Saturday night. He was surrounded by family and at peace at the conclusion of his amazing life. After growing up as part of the rambunctious Chadima clan in Cedar Rapids, Bob graduated fr.... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 11, 2016 1:23:23 PM

Obituary: John Matthew Castro-Rappl '12
John Matthew Castro-Rappl (September 30, 1989 - March 6, 2016)
John Castro-Rappl, age 26, from Boone, NC, died on Sunday, March 6, 2016. He was born September 30, 1989, in Buffalo, NY.
John graduated in 2008 from Athens Drive High School, where he was a member of the football, wrestling, and cross-country teams. John was a National Merit Semi-Finalist who was accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy. After being honorably discharged, John volunteered with Cary EMS.
John attended Appalachian State.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 11, 2016 12:50:05 PM

Obituary: Minot Simons II '46
Minot Simons II (January 23, 1925 ~ March 3, 2016)
Minot Simons II, age 91, passed away peacefully with family by his side on March 3, 2016. A thirty year resident of Carmel, his last ten years were spent at Carmel Valley Manor where he had many friends.
Born on January 23, 1925 in Boston, the youngest of three children of Carol and Langdon Simons, Minot spent much of his youth in England and enjoyed many happy summers on the beach at Prouts Neck, Maine. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy aft.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 11, 2016 12:44:35 PM

Obituary: Robert Sterling Merritt '55
Robert Sterling Merritt 
Bob graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1955 and served his country as a Navy pilot for 24 years. He flew off the USS Enterprise during the Vietnam war. He survived two emergency landings with one during flight training in Pensacola, FL where his entire squadron of six planes ran out of gas and crash landed into a farmers corn field. The other was in Naples, Italy when one of his engines caught on fire. Bob was a true adventuress and ran with the bulls twice i.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 11, 2016 12:11:06 PM

Obituary: William Stanbert Daniels '51
William Stanbert Daniels (Col. USMC, Ret.), born August 27, 1927, had played his regular squash game Thursday night and was headed to his law office Friday morning when he suffered a stroke. He died on March 4, 2016 surrounded by his family.
Bill grew up in San Diego, graduated from San Diego High School in 1945, and fell in love with the beach and Virginia "Teeta" Hammond, who would become his wife of 65 years. After WWII service as a Naval Aviation Cadet, he attended the United States Naval A.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 10, 2016 6:11:05 PM

Obituary: Kenneth Edward Dodge '69
Kenneth Edward Dodge (Kenny/Ken), 68, of Silverdale, died on 24 February 2016 at Tacoma General Hospital of natural causes. Ken was born on 9 August 1947, in Cody, Wyoming, to Edward & Phyllis Dodge. He has two sisters, Claudia (Dodge) Mantlo, and Nikki (Dodge) Hardy. Kenny grew up in Grand Junction, Colorado, where he met Judy Holt. They married on 13 June 1969, in Grand Junction, CO, and as a result of this union had six children: Clinton Dodge, Dawn (Dodge) Asay, Heather (Dodge) Davis, Am.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:25:28 AM

Obituary: Charles Robert Skord '48
Charles Robert "Bob" Skord, longtime resident of Kinsale, Virginia, died Tuesday, January 26, 2016. He was predeceased by his wife, Virginia Hare Skord, and leaves his son, Charles Robert Skord Jr., of Annapolis and his daughter, Virginia Skord Waters, of Cos Cob, Connecticut, as well as four grandchildren, Taylor, Guy, and Zachary Skord and Jessica Susan Helm, to whom he was affectionately known as Bumpa.
Born in Elgin, Illinois, the son of Michael J. Skord and and Rose Sohmer Skord, he spent .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:00:24 AM

Obituary: James Louis Holbrook '44
Captain James Louis Holbrook, Navy, (retired), passed away peacefully Dec. 31, 2015, in Carlsbad, Calif. "Jim" was born May 12, 1923, in Wauwatosa, Wis., and graduated with the wartime-accelerated Naval Academy Class of 1944. He first served aboard Bunker Hill (CV-17) receiving the commanding officer's commendation for spotting and shooting down two enemy dive-bombers. He earned a Presidential Unit Citation for 11 combat engagements during that deployment. Jim hurried back to Washington, DC, to .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 10, 2016 3:51:13 AM

Obituary: John Ellis Schaefer '56
JOHN ELLIS "JACK" SCHAEFER, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 6, 2016, age 81. He is survived by his wife Barbara, 4 children: John (Elaine), Peter (Kathleen), Lyell McMerty (Brian), Margaret Langfitt (David) and 15 grandchildren. 
Born in Phila. he was the son of the late George Ellis and Grace Schaefer and a brother of the late Peter J. Schaefer. He graduated from Lower Merion H.S. in 1952 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1956. Above all else, he was devoted to his family. A Funeral.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 8:45:24 AM

Obituary: William Ellis Arnold Jr. '55
William E. "Buddy" Arnold, Jr, age 83, of North Little Rock passed away March 5, 2016. He was born August 25, 1932 in El Dorado, Arkansas to the late Ellis and Marguerite Arnold. 
He was preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 58 years, Jo, and a son, Steven, who passed away at birth. He was also preceded in death by his brother Billy Bob Arnold.
Buddy was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a degree in mathematics and was a professional engineer. Upon graduat.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 8:29:25 AM

Obituary: Richard Karl Westfahl '59
Richard Karl "Dick" Westfahl (1938-2016)
Richard "Dick" Westfahl, 78, a retired U.S. Navy Commander and corporate executive, died peacefully at his home in Houston on March 6th. 
Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Dick attended Washington High School, where he played football, wrestled and was elected senior class president. He received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1959 as a member of the 10th Company.
He began his Navy career aboard the destroyer U.S.S. E.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 7:11:19 AM

Obituary: Russell Payne Cunningham Jr. '50
Russell P. Cunningham Jr. (August 22, 1926 - March 4, 2016)
CDR. Russell P. Cunningham, Jr. USN (Ret), age 89, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2016 in San Antonio, TX. He was born to Russell P. Cunningham, Sr. and Alma V. Lee on August 22, 1926 in Seattle, WA. Russell graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1950 and served his country for 26 years as a US Naval Aviator. He was preceded in death by, parents and wife, Janet Marie Cunningham. Russell is survived by wife, Kathryn Rosalind Leger, son.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 08, 2016 6:01:38 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dolores (Jerome A. Davi '50)
Dolores Cecelia Davi (July 6, 1928 - February 23, 2016)
Resident of Danville
Dori, 87 years old, died in her home on Feb 23rd. 
She was born in Folsom, PA to William and Ellen Lynch. Dori's beauty, warmth and positive attitude won the hearts of many, including Lt. Commander Jerome Anthony Davi. Dori and Jerry married in 1955 and raised two daughters: Jodi Davi, her partner Melissa Cuellar and their 5 month old daughter Gianna live in Pacifica; and Ronni Davi Nann, her 19 year old son, Da.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 06, 2016 11:09:37 AM

Obituary: Anthony Michael Marks '59
Anthony Michael Marks, of Branford, Connecticut, died on March 4, 2016. He was the husband of Ellen Mary Marks, wife of 55 years. Tony was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 13, 1937, son of the late Charles B. Marks and Beatrice E. Marks. He was predeceased by his brothers, Charles B. Marks, Jr. of Akron, Ohio and Philip J. Marks of Olean, New York. Loving father of Jennifer Marks (Paul Muniz) of Branford, CT, Jacqueline Marks of Hamden, CT, CAPT Charles B. Marks, III, USN of Virginia Beach, V.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 06, 2016 10:48:24 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joan (Michael E. Paul '65)
Joan Condon Paul (Dec. 13, 1941 - Jan. 31, 2016)
Passed away on January 31, 2016 at her home in San Mateo, California at the age of 74.
Joan was preceded in death by her loving and supportive parents, Colonel John F. Condon and Mrs. Betty H. Condon of San Mateo. Colonel Condon served as Mayor of San Mateo for several terms. Joan is survived by her sister, Barbara Sonsini and her niece, Alison Sonsini Turner, who lives in San Francisco, California with her husband and two children.
Joan's earl.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 06, 2016 10:44:23 AM

Obituary: John Joseph Shirreffs Jr. '59
John Joseph "Jack" Shirreffs Jr., 79, died Sunday February 21 at his home in West Palm Beach, FL. Born in Darby, PA to the late John and Elizabeth (Laughlin) Shirreffs . Jack graduated from St. Joseph's Preparatory School in 1954 and entered the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) in July 1955 after completing his freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania. Jack excelled academically and athletically at the USNA and was a member of Navy's winning 1958 Cotton Bowl football team. Jack graduated from th.... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 04, 2016 1:09:48 PM

Obituary: William Hunter Grigg '50
Captain William Hunter Grigg, United States Navy, retired, passed away February 28, 2016 in Virginia Beach, Va at the age of 90.
Bill was born on May 1, 1925 in Purdy, VA to his late parents, Marion Lee Grigg, Sr. and Pat Lou Neville Grigg. He graduated from Greensville County High School in Emporia, Va. He entered the armed forces when he enlisted in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He received a congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy in 1946 and graduated in 1950..... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 04, 2016 1:05:56 PM

Obituary: Benjamin Joseph Conroy Jr. '48
Benjamin Joseph Conroy, Jr. (Ben), 92, of Austin, TX died February 28, 2016. He was born on October 28, 1923 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, the first child of Eleanor and Benjamin J. Conroy. In his 92 years, his talents were expressed in wide ranging areas including: involvement, efforts, and influence in the cable industry; accomplished recording artist in blues, jazz, ragtime, and boogie woogie piano styles; prolific gardening endeavors that yielded bushel after bushel; and a family that included .... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 04, 2016 12:57:47 PM

Obituary: George Field Sharp '39
George Sharp (March 4, 1916 - February 25, 2016)
George was born March 4, 1916, in Holmsberg, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Arthur and Isabel Enoch Sharp. After graduating from Manual Training High school, George took exams for the Naval Academy and entered with the class of 1939. George married Helen Catherine Krause January 2, 1940. They had three daughters: Linda Sharp Hutchison of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, Tina Sharp Rolig of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and Catherine Sharp of Sacramento, Cali.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 03, 2016 7:08:45 AM

Obituary: Phil B. Padgett II '68
Phil B. Padgett II died Jan. 28, 2016, in Springfield, Mo. At a later date, Phil’s cremated remains will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Some ashes will be returned home to Montana for burial while the remaining will be returned to a favorite spot in Colorado.
Phil was born May 13, 1943, in Evansville, Ind., the son of Phil B. Padgett, a career veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp, and Ester G. (Sprinkle) Padgett who, as a civilian, dedicated 42 years of h.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 03, 2016 6:16:48 AM

Obituary: Barry Neal Fink '57
Barry Neal Fink passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. He was 81 years old, which is cool because 81 is 9 squared & 9 is the number between 10 & 8, which was Barry's birthday. Barry grew up in York, Pa with his sisters, Allegra & Sharon. He attended Gettysburg College & graduated from the US Naval Academy before serving in the US Air Force for over 20 years. He was stationed in Washington DC, Bitburg AFB Germany, Minot AFB ND, Offutt AFB Omaha NE, Guam, & Seoul.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 03, 2016 5:51:03 AM

Obituary: William Turpin Daughters '67
William T. "Bill"Daughters (Jul 10, 1942 - Feb 15, 2016)
Born July, 10, 1942 to Milo P. Daughters and Erma Reynolds in Longview, Washington, William (Bill) T. Daughters went to be with the Lord on February 15, 2016. Bill was living in Galveston, Texas at the time of his death. He is preceded in death by his parents, as well as his brother Milo, sister Betty Koski, and daughter Rinda Gettles. He is survived by his wife of five years, Jimmie Walton Daughters. He is also survived by son Willie Dau.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 03, 2016 5:38:37 AM

Obituary: William Vincent O'Connor '64
William Vincent O'Connor (June 10, 1942 - February 27, 2016)
Bill O'Connor served his country, community, friends, and family with contagious and unparalleled enthusiasm. He was born in Los Angeles to Claire and Hon. Edward J. O'Connor. Bill attended Loyola High School of Los Angeles ('60) and the U.S. Naval Academy ('64) where he was a collegiate swimmer. He completed flight training and became a Naval aviator. He flew around the world, including Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. In 1.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 03, 2016 5:05:15 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joan (Thomas C. Warren '53)
JOAN YOUNG WARREN  (March 10, 1936 - February 26, 2016  )
Passed away peacefully as a result of complications from cancer at her home surrounded by her family. Born in San Diego, CA, she was the youngest daughter of Eleanor Hayden McFadden Young and CAPT Cassin Young, USN, U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1916, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the attack of Pearl Harbor and killed in action during the Pacific campaign. Raised in a Navy family, she earned an Associa.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 03, 2016 4:52:07 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marion (Norloso B. Livingston '42)
Marion Gaskill Livingston, of Upper Arlington, passed peacefully at the age of 91, into a better life with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 27, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband Norloso B. Livingston, her mother Marion Elizabeth Cook Gaskill and father Joseph F. Gaskill, both of Swarthmore, Pa, Joseph F. Gaskill Jr. of Birmingham, Ala. She is survived by her sister, Sally Gaskill Brenner of Pennington N. J.; her three sons, John (Lynn) of Boise, Idaho, Peter (Debbie) of Phn.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 9:59:20 AM

Obituary: Dean Richard Johnson '46
Dean Richard Johnson, 93, died February 26, 2016. A native of Curtis, Nebraska, he was predeceased by his wife, Ruth Nichols Johnson; parents, Dean and Wilda (Marsden) Johnson; and three sisters. He is survived by three sons: Curtis (Cheryl) Johnson of Albuquerque NM, Dennis Johnson of Blue Ridge TX, and Brian (Linda) Johnson of Suffolk VA; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Johnson was a retired U.S. Navy Captain with 33 years of service to include WWII combat operations a.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 29, 2016 7:39:21 AM

Obituary: Robert Orrin Corey Jr. '68
Lcdr. Robert O. Corey Jr., 69, a longtime resident of Annapolis, MD, died February 20, 2016 in his home. Born March 3, 1946 in Columbus, Ga he graduated from Riverview High School in Sarasota, Fla. in 1964. He was a gifted musician, playing trumpet in the Sarasota Concert Band. Following graduation from the US Naval Academy (Class of 1968), he attended the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California earning a MS in Aeronautical Engineering. He was married to the former Suzanne Scott of Sar.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 29, 2016 6:40:05 AM

Obituary: Floyd Bunker Sessions '45
Floyd Bunker Sessions, 93, of Tulsa Oklahoma, formerly of Lake Village AR, died Tuesday February 16, 2016 at St Johns Hospital in Tulsa after a brief illness. He was born August 8, 1922, in Lake Village to the late Hal Rucks Sessions and Mattie Bunker Sessions. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Kathryn Johnson Sessions, and three brothers, Louis W. Sessions, William N. Sessions, and Hal R. Sessions. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he was.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:36:43 PM

Obituary: Richard Archibald Miller '50
Richard "Dick" Archibald Miller (March 9, 1927 - February 22, 2016)
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Vice Admiral Richard "Dick" Archibald Miller USN, retired, passed away peacefully on February 22, 2016 in Monterey, California. Vice Admiral Miller was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1950. He married Claire Meylich Miller in 1951. For more information and to offer your condolences to Claire and the family visit www.missionmortuary.com
Published in The Monterey Herald on Feb. 25, 2.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 25, 2016 4:37:29 PM

Obituary: Thomas William Kelly II '67
Thomas W. Kelly II, 72, of Hopewell Township passed away Tuesday at Capital Health System - Hopewell, with his family by his side. Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong resident of Mercer County. Mr. Kelly graduated from Steinert High School and attended the US Naval Academy. Before retiring, he was a sales manager for Jos. T. Fewkes in Marlton. He was a member of Trenton Elks Lodge 105 and American Legion Post 314; life member of the NJ State Fireman’s Association, and the Naval Academy Alum.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 25, 2016 4:29:22 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Phyllis (William E. Heronemus '42)
Phyllis Robinson Heronemus passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at her home in Applewood, Amherst.
Born Nov. 27, 1926, in Flushing, Long Island, New York, to Phillip Alexander and Eleanor Adams Hill Robinson. She grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire, spending her summers at Camp Waukeela and on the island of New Castle.
For the weeks preceding her death, Phyllis was surrounded by her children and was ultimately under the care of the Hospice of the Fisher Home. She was 89. She was pred.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 25, 2016 4:17:13 PM

Obituary: John Frederick Mahon '74
John Frederick Mahon, CDR, USN, Ret., 64, passed away peacefully in the arms of his family on February 19, 2016. Resident of Virginia Beach, he is the son of the late Edward and Effie Mahon. 
While he is at peace with his daughter, Breanne (deceased), left to cherish his memory is his wife, Jean; his children, Kirsten and Bryan; his step children, Trevor (wife, Colleen) and Jordan (fiancé, Kyle); his grandchildren, Neil and Arianna; his brother, Ed Mahon (wife, Betty) and his sister.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:32:11 AM

Obituary: William Richard Gilmore '54
Colonel William R. "Bill" Gilmore, a long-time resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado passed away peacefully on February 23, 2016 at Liberty Heights Manor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His wife, Manotsiri "Joy", was at his bedside; as well as, his immediate family members. 
Bill served his country for more than 26-years in the United States Air Force.
Bill was born on a farm in Yucaipa, California to parents Richard J. and Pauline B. Gilmore, both of whom preceded him in death. 
Wh.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:28:55 AM

Obituary: John Howard Carr '53 (and Mrs. Frances)
Frances G. Carr, 85, passed away on February 15, 2016, and was once again reunited with her husband John, of nearly 63 years, who passed away October 18, 2015, at age 86. John was born in Tacoma on March 15, 1929, attended Stadium High School, and was a graduate of the US Naval Academy. It was while attending the academy that he met Frances Granger of Norfolk, Virginia. They married after his graduation in 1953 and spent the next 30 years as a military family traveling the world. John retired as.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:20:47 AM

Obituary: Gerald Edmond Burns Jr. '64
Gerald E. Burns, Jr., 74, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Susan (Donnelly) Burns for thirty-eight years.
Born in Washington, DC, he was the oldest son of the late Gerald E., Sr. and Mary E. (O'Connell) Burns.
Mr. Burns attended St. John's College High School, the Naval Academy and graduated from Wofford College. He worked for Hartford Insurance Group for twenty-two years and later.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 4:53:45 AM

Obituary: Irving Howard Knudson Jr. '45
Irving Howard "Knute" Knudson passed away at his home in Beaufort, SC on February 18, 2016. He was born in Iowa on October 6, 1922 and lived there until he entered college. He attended the University of Iowa for one year before being appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy. After graduation from the Academy in 1944, he married Ann Sawyer Dickinson, who was the love of his life. During WWII, he served aboard the USS Atule Submarine (SS403) and was in combat in the Pacific during sinking several enemy.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 8:19:40 AM

Obituary: Roger Anthony Lammers '68
Roger Anthony Lammers (December 07, 1946 ~ February 15, 2016)
Roger Anthony Lammers was born in Findlay, Ohio on December 7th 1946 as the first of five children to Robert Sylvester Lammers & Nora Stella Yates Lammers.  Raised in Northern Ohio, Roger was a standout student & athlete earning the Northern Ohio "Football Player of the Year" in 1964.  He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1968 with a major in Electrical Engineering.  After graduation, Roger assisted in coachi.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 7:54:06 AM

Obituary: John Naeve Pechauer '59
Honolulu Star-Advertiser16 February 2016
Feb. 2, 2016 John Naeve Pechauer, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Navy lieutenant commander, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He was born in Kankakee, Ill. He is survived by sons Jeffrey and Joel, and three grandchildren. Private services..... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:58:15 AM

Obituary: John Emery Draim '49
JOHN EMERY DRAIM Capt., USN (Ret.) Pilot, Aeronautical Engineer, Inventor Died on February 17, 2016, at age 88, following a cardiac arrest in Ashburn, VA. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Patricia Sanford Draim; four children, Julia Rogers of College Station, TX, Robert Draim of Mt. Vernon, VA, Kenneth Draim of Taos, NM, David Draim of Dixon, CA; five grandchildren, Evan Draim, Kyle Draim, Zak Draim, Laura Rogers and William Rogers; and a sister, Carolyn Vallieres of Wethersfield, CT. Cap.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 22, 2016 9:46:22 AM

Obituary: Charles Oscar Paddock '51
Captain Charles O. Paddock of Chapel Hill, NC passed away on February 10, 2016 at the Carol Woods Health Center. He was born in Frankfort, Indiana on March 9, 1928 to Ralf Cottingham Paddock and Letha Irwin Paddock.  He was predeceased by his twin sister, Sarasue, and his older brother, Ralf.  
Charles graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD in 1951.  While in his senior year he met Janet McLaren at the annual Cherry Blossom festival.  They married on June 19, 1954.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 22, 2016 8:29:36 AM

Obituary: Penn Thomas Watson Jr. '49
Penn Thomas Watson, Jr. was born in Goldsboro, N.C. on June 19, 1925. He died peacefully on February 16, 2016 at Springmoor Retirement Community in Raleigh. Penn's beloved wife, Elgiva Ruth Dundas Watson, preceded him in death. He is survived by his children, Ruth Dundas, Rom Watson (Susan Bazett), and Clare Watson Chance (Tony). These are the same children that Penn called The R.C. Cola Girl, Schnizzelhoffenstein, and CdeBaby. They agreed from an early age that their Daddy was a clown, and they.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 22, 2016 7:26:33 AM

Obituary: Albert Edward Drew Jr. '50
Albert Edward Drew, Jr., passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in Mt. Pleasant, SC after a lengthy illness. He was born April 30, 1927 in Anniston, Alabama, the youngest child of the late Albert Edward Drew and Marie C. Stewart.
He was predeceased by his sister Mary Jane O'Brien. He graduated from Riverside Military Academy and from the US Naval Academy. He was President of National Plastics and Foam Lite Inc. in Knoxville, Tennessee for many years, and also served as a Director of First .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 22, 2016 7:16:27 AM

Obituary: James Victor Rowney '41
Captain James Victor Rowney, USN (Ret.), 98, died on Feb. 15, 2016 in Pleasanton, California. 
Born to James Bennett Rowney and Isabel Wainwright Rowney in Baltimore Maryland in 1917, "Vic" was a 1941 graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
During the first year of WWII he first served on the USS Enterprise in the Pacific, seeing action in almost every major engagement including Pearl Harbor, Midway, and the air-sea battles around Guadalcanal. He received his pilot's wings in .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 22, 2016 6:31:53 AM

Obituary: Stephen Wayne Sharpe '65
Stephen Wayne Sharp, 73, of New Albany, Indiana passed away Friday morning at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany, Indiana. He was born in New Albany to the late Wayne and Elizabeth (Perry) Sharp and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in New Albany and was retired as AEO of Rauch Industries in New Albany. Survivors include his former wife, best friend and caregiver Beth Ann Sharp, his sons Mathew (Erica) and Christopher Sharp, daughter Jennifer S.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 22, 2016 6:27:49 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Edith (Harry M. Rogers '46)
Edith Margaret Rogers, 91, of Avenue, MD, passed away on February 18, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 12, 1925 in Milford, MA to the late Howard F. Celley and Amanda E. MacGregor. On December 25, 1950, Edith married her beloved husband, Captain Harry Melville Rogers. Together they celebrated over 62 wonderful years of marriage before his passing in May 2013. Edith was employed as a registered nurse and hospital administrator for most of her career. Howe.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 22, 2016 6:21:18 AM

Obituary: Edward Anthony Rodgers '40
Retired U.S. Maritime Rear Adm. Edward 'Ted' Rodgers, U.S. Naval Academy 1940 graduate, and former Superintendent of the Maine Maritime Academy, died in Cocoa Beach, FL, on February 18th following a brief illness after an incredible life of devotion, faith and service to country, church and family. He was 98.
Edward Rodgers graduated from Fall River's Durfee High School in 1934 and studied chemistry at Durfee Technical Institute. At age 18, after seeing the iconic movie "Shipmates Forever" with.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 22, 2016 5:34:40 AM

Obituary: William James Smida Jr. '69
William J. Smida Jr., 68, of Bushkill Township, formerly of Center Valley, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 14, in the Muhlenberg Campus of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Bethlehem. Prior to retiring in 2009, he was employed by IBM, where he served as a technical services manager. Previously, he was employed by A.T. & T. and Bethlehem Steel Corporation, where he was a project manager for 20 years.Born in Palmerton on March 10, 1947, he was a son of the late William J. Sr. and Mayme (Berezak) Smida.
A 1.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 22, 2016 5:21:40 AM

Obituary: Robert Donald Schoeckert '54
Robert Donald Schoeckert (December 21, 1931 -  February 3, 2016)
Born in Milwaukee,Wis to Melvin Schoeckert (father) from Watertown Mi. and Loretta Gruitt (mother) from Milwaukee,WI. 
Moved to Wauwatosa,WI. at the age of 9, Graduated from Wauwatosa High School 1950, appointed to US Naval Academy Annapolis 1950 graduated in June 4th, 1954. Married Beverly Marion 1955 and had 3 children Kimberly, Douglas, and Sandie.
First commission Ensign served on USS Meredith, served on USS Alamo .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 22, 2016 4:42:35 AM

Obituary: Robert Clay Needham '49
Colonel Robert Clay Needham, age 88, of Marietta, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 11, 2016, 2:00 pm at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta. He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Jane Needham, wife Jane Keyser Needham and daughter Katherine Needham. Robert was a native of Baltimore, Maryland. He received his Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Ro.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 11:14:56 AM

Obituary: Robert Hugh Chambers '62
Memorial for Robert Hugh Chambers Born in Panama on Jun. 22, 1940 Departed on Feb. 9, 2016 and resided in Seabrook, NH. Visitation: Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 7:00 pm 8:00 pm Service: Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 11:00 am Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery Seabrook, NH – Robert "Hugh" Chambers, aka Bubba and Grandad by his grandchildren, passed into the Lord's arms Tuesday evening after battling Mesothelioma for almost 2 years. He leaves his wife of 55 years, Patricia J. Chambers "Patty", his older sister.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 10:33:34 AM

Obituary: Van Leon Vierbicky '54
Van L. Vierbicky, 83, of Weirton, passed away Monday, February 15, 2016, at his home.
He was born August 18, 1932, in Weirton, a son of the late Stanley and Genevieve Obremski Vierbicky.
Van attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served four years as an Air Force pilot. He attained the rank of lieutenant colonel while serving. He also served in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard with a combined total of 23 years of service.
He later attended and received his master's degree from the University .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 10:12:30 AM

Obituary: Desmond Carlisle Wray Jr. '52
Desmond Carlisle Wray, Jr., 86, passed away peacefully with family by his side, in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Sunday, February 14, 2016.  He was born in Suffolk, Virginia, on November 5, 1929, the eldest son of Desmond C. and Catharine Rhodes Wray.  His parents predeceased him as did his two younger brothers, William A. Wray and Rhodes (Dick) Wray.  Mr. Wray is survived by his wife, Frances, of Staunton, sons Desmond C. Wray, III (Tripp) and wife Teresa, of N. Chesterfield, Virgin.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 10:00:38 AM

Obituary: Lee Orville Rensberger '49
Lee Orville Rensberger (April 19, 1926 - February 10, 2016)
Lee Rensberger was born in Sioux Falls, S.D. on April 19, 1926. He was an exceptional athlete, a baseball captain in the Naval Academy and an astute businessman. He enjoyed traveling and dining in the best restaurants. He is survived by his wife Stania, three children Karen, Bill and Jeff, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Feb. 17, 2016.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 9:45:35 AM

Obituary: Don Carr McVey '47
Don C. McVey, 92, of Westfield, died on Monday, February 15, 2016. The Funeral will be on Saturday, February 20, 2016, from the Parish of St. Helen's, Westfield, with a Funeral Mass being offered at 10am. The Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield. The Visitation will be on Friday, February 19, 2016, at the Rossi Funeral Home, 1937 Westfield Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ from 5-8pm. 
Don was born in Des Moines, Iowa. Don graduated with a Bachelor of Science from US Naval Academy An.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 9:43:25 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Margaret (Frank L. Rentz Jr. '51)
Margaret F. ("Peggy") Rentz, 83, beloved wife, mother, grand and great grandmother and sister, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016, in her home at Marian Manor Senior Living Community. Peggy was preceded in death by her eldest son, Frank Leslie Rentz, III in 2004, and is survived by her husband of sixty-three years, Captain Frank L. Rentz, Jr. (United States Navy, Retired); son, Captain Thomas Reid Rentz of California (United States Navy, Retired) and his wife Anne O'Dwyer Rentz; daughter, Marg.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 15, 2016 4:44:16 PM

Obituary: Paul Wesley Hopkins Jr. '69
Paul Wesley Hopkins Jr. (Mar. 8, 1945 - Jan. 30, 2016)
Paul W. Hopkins, age 70, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona. A memorial service is being held in Vail, Arizona at later date for his wife, Carol Tenberg Hopkins and their Arizona friends, with full military honors. On Friday, February 5th, a memorial service will be held at Ecclesia Clear Lake, located at 218 Clear Creek Ave, League City, Texas, 77573 at 1 PM.
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Monday, February 15, 2016 4:05:00 PM

Obituary: William Gooding Fisher Jr. '52
Captain William G. Fisher Jr., USN (Ret.) passed away on February 8, 2016 at his home in Vienna, VA surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Catherine Paynter Fisher; sons, William J. "Jim" Fisher (Chris), and John L. Fisher; stepchildren, Kennedy Paynter Jr. (Lynn), Cathy Paynter, Cindy Paynter Walton (Jim), and Tim Paynter; grandchildren, Jennifer, Rebecca, John, Jonathan, Zachary, and Aubrey; step-grandchildren, Kennedy, Ricky, Becky, Stephanie, and Drew; grea.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 15, 2016 7:05:22 AM

Obituary: James Halford Barry '47
James Halford Barry (June 26, 1924 - January 6, 2016)
Jim passed away peacefully at home the evening of January 6, 2016, after a long illness. The cause of death was cancer. Captain James Halford Barry, USN, Retired, was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on June 26, 1924 to Halford T. Barry and Bess B. Barry, both of Cedar Rapids. He graduated from Franklin High School and attended Iowa State College in Ames for one year before entering the U.S. Naval Academy with the class of 1947. During his thirty .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 15, 2016 5:12:08 AM

Obituary: Colin Henry Saari '60
Captain Colin H. Saari, USN (Ret.), died after a long battle with multiple myeloma and pancreatic cancer at Seattle, WA on January 19, 2016. He was 78 years old. 
Colin was born in Port Angeles, WA on December 27, 1937 to Waino and Mina Saari and attended Port Angeles HS prior to receiving his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating in June of 1960. 
Colin served at sea in the destroyer LYMAN K. SWENSON (DD-729) and submarines HENRY CLAY (SSBN-625), TIRU (SS-416), BARBELL (.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 15, 2016 5:10:57 AM

Obituary: Norman Clarke Nash '42
Captain Norman C. Nash, USN (Ret.), passed away peacefully on January 28, 2016 at Goodwin House Alexandria. Born in Idabel, Oklahoma October 6, 1918, he was the son of Dr. and Mrs. M.A. Nash. He attended the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University before being appointed to the Naval Academy by Senator Josh Lee of Oklahoma as a member of the Class of 1942. Norm graduated in December 1941 and began serving primarily in submarine duties, spending most of WWII in USS Tunny (SS 282) comp.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 15, 2016 4:57:43 AM

Obituary: Russell Armin Vollertsen '48
Captain Russell "Russ" Armin Vollertsen USN (ret), 92, passed away Wednesday February 10, 2016 in The Woodlands, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry George and Verona Emelia (Schaeffer) of Otoe, Nebraska, and his wife Loys Marie Howell Vollertsen. He was born in a log cabin on the banks of the Missouri River January 11, 1924. At the age of four, his father, a sharecropper, moved the family to the prairies of southeast Nebraska to escape the annual flooding on the Missouri River. Ru.... Click here to Read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 11:55:17 AM

Obituary: William Richard Cliff '62
William Richard Cliff (January 26, 1941 – January 26, 2016)
William Richard Cliff, 75, died in Tahiti on his birthday, January 26, 2016. He was born January 26, 1941 in Aurora, Illinois. William was a commercial Airline Pilot, a graduate of the US Naval Academy (class of 1962) and a veteran of the Navy. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Kona Mauka, a member of the Kona Hospital Management Board, and enjoyed his friends, traveling, along with good food and wine. He is survived by his p.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 12, 2016 11:20:20 AM

Obituary: Neff Theodore Dietrich Jr. '47
Neff Theodore Dietrich, Jr., of North St., passed away peacefully on Monday, February 8, 2016 at his residence. He was 91. Born on June 23, 1924 in Malinta, OH, son of the late Neff T. and Marvelle (Cooper) Dietrich, Sr. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Key) Dietrich whom he married in 1947. A graduate of the USNA Annapolis, he went on to obtain a master's degree from RPI. A veteran of the US Navy, Mr. Dietrich was employed as an engineer for Proctor and Gamble, and then worked in human r.... Click here to Read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 9:30:36 AM

Obituary: Robert Wythe Davis '55
Retired US Navy Captain Robert Wythe Davis died on February 7, 2016 in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was born in Yorktown, Virginia on September 12, 1931 to the late John Robert and Virginia Nimmo Davis. Family and friends fondly remember him as "Sommie" or Ace. He entered the US Naval Academy in the summer of 1951. As a midshipman, he played guard, center and linebacker on the football team and was a member of the "Team Named Desire" that won the 1955 Sugar Bowl. After graduation he was commission.... Click here to Read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 9:27:37 AM

Obituary: Arthur Cassius Knox '44
Arthur C. Knox, age 95, of Tustin, CA, died on Friday, February 5th, 2016 at his home in the presence of his loving wife and family. A native of Painesville, Ohio, and youngest son of Cassius and Hannah Knox, Art attended St. Mary's Grade School and Harvey High School becoming the Class President and Captain of the football team. Upon graduation, Art accepted an athletic scholarship to the University of Kentucky. Two years later he transferred to the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1944 with.... Click here to Read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 5:29:52 AM

Obituary: Paul Ernest Sauberer '60
Paul Ernest Sauberer, age 81 passed away Monday, Feb.1, 2016. He was born in Havana, Cuba and graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1960 with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering. Paul was pre-deceased by his sister, Helena Ophelia Sauberer. Paul is survived by his son, Paul Frederick Sauberer (Deborah); his siblings, Ruth Theodora Lorys (Walter deceased); Rosa Maria Beliard (George deceased); Pedro Gustavo Sauberer (Carmen); Maria Antonia Gibbs (Edward Lance) and Maria Margarita Yessian (Richard.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:58:39 AM

Obituary: Ted Stanley Johnson '45
Ted Stanley Johnson, 93, of Winter Haven, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016. He was born July 14, 1922 in Knoxville, IA. He attended the University of Iowa and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1945. He served in World War II, was a Navy pilot and retired in 1964 to what he called "God's Little Acre" on Lake Hamilton. He later worked for Race and Race Irrigation, was a partner in a Pizza Inn franchise, and had a second career in banking. He was a member of the Lions Club,.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:39:13 AM

Obituary: John Walter Davison Jr. '53
JOHN "JACK" WALTER DAVISON, JR. In the early morning of February 2, 2016, Jack passed away peacefully in his home in Leesburg, VA of natural causes. Jack was being comforted by his wife, Jane, and visited by family members and friends. He was 84 years old. Jack was born in Pensacola, FL, on July 30, 1931. He was the first of five children born to CAPT John W. Davison and Adele Monges Davison. Jack grew up living in many locations around the world as his family followed his father's naval career .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:52:45 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Charlotte (James W. Smith '56)
Charlotte Calvert Spence Wilton Smith of Hilton Head Island, SC passed away on Friday, January 08, 2016 from an overwhelming infection. She was born in 1935 in Greensboro, NC. Charlotte was the daughter of E. Craig and Charlotte Calvert Wilton, and had two brothers, Craig and Spence. She married James W Smith of Wash DC in 1956 and raised their family in Potomac, MD. A devoted Navy wife and mother, Charlotte lived to entertain family and friends and was an avid Navy, Redskins and Nationals fan. .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:33:11 AM

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.
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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 .
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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.
Byron's first duty st.... Click here to Read more

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