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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
Captain William W. Bigler, USN (Ret.), a submariner, died comfortably at home on 12 March, 2015. He was 80 years old. Wally was born on May 20, 1934 in Washington, PA to Annadill and John Bigler. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1956 and proudly served for 26 years as a submariner in the Silent Service. He married the former Collene K Cody of Honolulu, HI, and celebrated 47 years together. She was the consummate Navy wife, ever supportive and filling in for her husband during.... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 6:08:57 AM

Obituary: Bonner Bee Brown Jr. '50
Bonner Bee Brown Jr., 86, husband of Josephine Gentry Brown, died March 24 at home in Starr.
Born on April 3, 1928, in Columbia, he was the son of the late Bonner Bee and Mary Josephine Brown. Mr. Brown grew up in Albany, Ga. A graduate of the Marion Institute and the U.S. Naval Academy, he served in the Navy and retired in the Navy Reserve in 1988. Before his retirement he worked for West Point Foundry and Machine Co., headquartered in West Point, Ga. He was an active member of St. John's Unit.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 27, 2015 5:32:37 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Isabelle (Donald J. Lisa '57)
Isabelle O'Neill Lisa "Izzy", of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Izzy was born on March 12, 1934, in Philadelphia, PA, to Thomas O'Neill and Margaret Hayes O'Neill. She attended Camden Catholic High School (Class of 1952). In 1950, she met her classmate and future husband, Donald J. Lisa, at a soda shop in Camden, NJ. Izzy and Don were married on June 15, 1957, in Annapolis, MD, one week after Don's graduation from the United .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:08:41 AM

Obituary: Rodney Eugene Eyster '50
RODNEY E. EYSTER  (1928 ~ 2015)  
On March 12, 2015 at his residence in Washington, DC. Husband of Ellen; father of Erik and the late Christina; and uncle to Charles. Funeral to be held at a later date in Cincinnati, Ohio. Donations can be made to the Naval Academy Class of 1950 Class Project, P. O. Box 79035, Baltimore, MD 21279-0035 or Yale Law School Class of 1957, P. O. Box 208341, New Haven, CT 06520-8341.
Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 25, 2015.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 8:43:25 AM

Obituary: Gordon Frank Harris '71
Gordon Frank Harris, age 65, resident of Grand Junction, United States Veteran, retired pilot for Federal Express and husband of Eleanor Morgan Harris, departed this life Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his residence.
Services of Remembrance for Mr. Harris are incomplete and will be announced by the Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville.
Mr. Harris was born August 22, 1949 in Aldershot, England. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Archibald Harris and Patricia Neal Harris. He receiv.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 8:19:01 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Alice (Harlan M. Twible '46)
Alice Twible, 91, went to be with the Lord March 15, 2015. As in life, her beloved friend and husband, Harlan M. Twible was by her side as she peacefully passed away in her home in Sarasota. She predeceases her children, Pamela Twible, Susan Lestock, Barbara Twible, and David M. Twible and grandson James McCluskey and his wife Diana McCluskey. She was born February 1, 1924, in Ware, Mass., to Marion Davis and Bernard W. Southworth. After graduating from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. Alic.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 23, 2015 5:25:24 AM

Obituary: David Kirk Chastain '66
David Kirk Chastain, 70, resident of 527 Pascal Drive, husband of Carol Ann Johnson Chastain, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at his home. Born in Corpus Christi, TX, April 24, 1944, he was a son of the late Ted C. and Doris Madeline Verheyden Chastain. He attended the US Naval Academy, the University of Delaware and Central Michigan University. He was a retired Lt. Colonel from the US Army having served for over 34 years in both active and reserve duty. Mr. Chastain was a member of Main Street Uni.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 23, 2015 5:17:16 AM

Obituary: Lawrence Davis Bauer '59
Lawrence D. BauerMarch 13, 2015 peacefully with his loving wife and brother-in-law by his side. Predeceased by his sister, Ann; brother, Chuck and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Fisher. Survived by his wife, Eileen; sons, Lawrence (Laurie), John (Valerie), Ronny (Marla) and Stephen (Gabriela); grandchildren, Cole, Julian, Ronan, Adrian and Ezra; sister, Lee Saurer; brother Hank; sister-in-law, Dottie Keegan; brothers-in-law, Jim Keegan and Donald Fisher; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Lawrence g.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 23, 2015 5:07:44 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Frances (George E. Goodwin '48)
FRANCES BOONE HARDMAN GOODWIN 
Fran Goodwin, born June 25, 1930, in Massillon, Ohio, to Richard B. and Frances W. Hardman, died peacefully on March 10, 2015. She is predeceased by her parents, brother Richard Hardman, sister Jean Seals, and son-in-law Jack Duksin. She is survived by George, her loving husband of 59 years; children: Timothy (Melissa Percival), Lynn, Lee (James Ivey), and Stacey; grandchildren: Callie Duksin, Samuel Goodwin, Sarah Lavelle, Daniel Goodwin, Eleanor Percival-Go.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 20, 2015 8:43:52 AM

Obituary: George Thomas Dyer Jr. '52
George Thomas Dyer, Jr. (Jan. 23, 1929 - Mar. 16, 2015 )
Captain George T. Dyer, Jr. U.S. Navy (Retired) of Sarasota, FL died at his home on March 16, 2015. Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, 40 N. Orange Avenue, Sarasota, FL. Funeral services will be on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, 40 N. Orange Avenue. Captain Dyer will be buried on Monday at 2:30 PM.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 20, 2015 7:02:37 AM

Obituary: Guy Carleton Jarratt III '56
Capt. GUY CARLETON JARRATT, III , USN Ret. (Age 81)  
Capt. Guy Carleton Jarratt, III, USN Ret., passed away on March 17, 2015 in Rockville, MD. Guy was a graduate of the USNA (1956), career Naval officer, realtor, and mentor to Christian military officers around the world. He was predeceased by his first wife, Esther Stoll Jarratt. Loved ones who survive him and knew him as a man after God's heart include his wife, Virginia Turner Jarratt; his children: Melanie Jarratt Wolfe, Daniel Carle.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 19, 2015 9:14:23 AM

Obituary: Martin Joseph Sullivan '79
MARTIN JOSEPH SULLIVAN, Col. USMC, (Ret.)  
Martin "Marty" Sullivan passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at his home, surrounded by his family after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Mary Ellen, his son Tim, and his daughter-in-law Marisa. Marty was born on June 21, 1957 in Drexel Hill, PA. He is a 1979 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and he spent a distinguished, 26-year career as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. As a Mar.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 19, 2015 9:02:52 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marilyn (Norman W. Shriver '58)
MARILYN WILEY SHRIVER - "Whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away ." James 4:14 Marilyn Wiley Shriver, age 76, formerly of Tuscumbia, AL, passed away at her home, sur- rounded by her children, on February 28, 2015. Our beautiful, loving mother epitomized elegance and grace. Marilyn… Mom…Gran… Mrs. Shriver… was born in Sheffield, AL, to Lonnie Clinton Wiley and Mar.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:54:33 PM

Obituary: Frank Rodes Cassilly '50
Frank Rodes Cassilly died February 26, 2015, in the presence of loving family at his home in Pt. Loma where he had lived for 40 years.
Frank was born July 10, 1927 to Frank and Elizabeth (McCarty) Cassilly in Louisville, KY. He graduated from Male High School in 1945. In late August he entered the U.S. Naval Academy Prep School in Bainbridge MD, launching a career that would span 35 years and two wars, and bring deep personal satisfaction to him and his family. It would also extend a legacy of .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 10:52:55 AM

Obituary: Marvin Jerome Becker '47
Marvin Jerome ("Buddy") Becker, 91, of Macon, Georgia, died Tuesday, March 17 after a brief illness. Mr. Becker was born in Macon on May 24, 1923 to Ida Lavine Becker and Simon Lewis Becker. He graduated from Lanier High School and attended the University of Georgia, where he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy where he later taught physics. As a Commander in the U.S. Navy, he served for many years in the Naval Reserve. He was married to C.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 9:35:11 AM

Obituary: Charles William Ballew '55
Charles William "Bill" Ballew, 83, of Johnson City, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015. The son of the late Major Lester A. and Zuma Stubblefield Ballew, he grew up in Johnson City. He graduated from Science Hill High School in 1949 and attended ETSU. In 1951, he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Bill graduated in 1955 and married his high school sweetheart, Evelyn Brant, in the Academy Chapel. They had two children, Lynn and Charles, Jr. After leaving the Navy, he work.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 9:16:22 AM

Obituary: Charles Ralph Porcelli '73
Charles R. Porcelli, 63, of Telford, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at his residence. 
He and his beloved wife Colleen (Burke) Porcelli would have celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary in November.
Born in Jamaica, NY he was a son of the late Raffaelle and Josephine (Malazdra) Porcelli. Following high school, he enrolled in the Naval Academy, and graduated with the class of 1973.
A U. S. Navy pilot, he attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander during his years of .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:27:06 AM

Obituary: Thomas John McGinty '57
Thomas J. McGinty CDR USN (Ret.), On Sunday, March 15, 2015 of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of 56 years to Gloria "Peggy" McGinty; father of Moira McGinty Klos (Eric), Erin Sonderman (Chris) and Jay McGinty (Debbie); brother of John "Jack" McGinty and the late Margaret Ann McGinty; grandfather of Tara, Kayla, Mitchell, Alec, Madison, Jonathan and Nicholas; great-grandfather of Reyna. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Aledandria, VA on Sunday, Ma.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 5:34:28 AM

Obituary: James Asbury Downey Eaton '43
James Asbury Downey Eaton, 94, Allentown, PA, died March 13, 2015 in Luther Crest, where he was residing. He was the widower of Alice (Peter) Eaton. Born in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of the late Joseph Jackson Eaton and Lucy (Downey) Eaton. He attended the University of Alabama and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, class of 1943 that graduated in 1942, followed by post graduate studies at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He honorably served his country .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (George R. Stubbs '58)
Jean Mollohan Stubbs of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina passed away Tuesday March 10, 2015. A service to celebrate Jean's life will be held Saturday March 14 at 4pm at St Luke's Church, Hilton Head. Burial will be at Beaufort National Cemetery at 1pm on Tuesday March 17, 2015. Jean was born May 27, 1938 in Washington D. C., the daughter of Edison and Jean (Jackson) Mollohan. She married George R. Stubbs on June 7, 1958. Jean was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity, Daughters of the Ameri.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 7:47:14 AM

Obituary: John Allen Marymont '65
Retired Commander John Allen Marymont, 72, of New Oxford, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at his residence. He was the husband of Carol A. (Strausbaugh) Marymont, his wife of 31 years.
John was born Nov. 18, 1942 in Warren, the son of the late Jane (Allen) Marymont and the late Henry C. and Mary E. "Betty" (Kirkpatrick) Marymont.
John was a member of Great Conewago Presbyterian Church in Hunterstown. He was a 1965 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, served three tours during the Vietnam War, an.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 15, 2015 6:22:47 AM

Obituary: Robert Allen Boyd '65
Robert Allen Boyd, 71, Kokomo, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015, in Pinellas Park, Florida. He was born September 21, 1943, in Evansville, to John and Frances (Pickett) Boyd. On May 9, 1969, he married Cheryl (Adams) Boyd, and she survives.
He was a Vietnam Veteran and served in the United States Navy from 1961 to 1962 and the United States Army from 1965 to 1967. He attended the US Naval Academy and graduated from Indiana University. He worked as a letter carrier for the United States Post.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 15, 2015 5:34:54 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (James W. Beeler '49)
Elizabeth "Beth" Beeler, 90, passed away peacefully after a short illness on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Interment will be in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery after a private family ceremony. Beth was born Feb. 2, 1925, to Eleanor Hafer Hartley and Ralph Hartley in Irvington, Ill. She lived in Kirkwood, Mo., during her school years, graduating from Kirkwood High School. She received a BS in home economics from the University of Missouri and did a year's internship in Hospital Dietetics at the .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 5:24:31 AM

Obituary: Gary Austin Nady '57
Gary Austin Nady, 81, surrounded by his loving family, peacefully took God's hand and went from this life to everlasting life on Sunday March 8. He was born on Feb. 23, 1934 to Jennie Wray and Xavier Nady in Fairfield Iowa. He is predeceased by his parents, brother Xavier Wray Nady and sister Charmian Nady Carlson. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 yrs, Michelle Heiner Nady. His children Ron Nady, Libby Lynch and husband Peter, Jenny Montgomery and husband Monty and Scott Nady and wife Ron.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 5:18:20 AM

Obituary: Clark Edwin MacKinnon '63
Clark Edwin MacKinnon, passed away in Tampa, Florida on March 4, 2015, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Clark was born June 24, 1939 to Dr. Edwin D. & Thirza E. MacKinnon in Saginaw, Michigan. After graduating Culver Military Academy, Clark attended Lawrence Technological University, where he earned a degree in architecture, he then attended The United States Naval Academy. During a professional career spanning more than four decades, Clark worked on many notable projects in.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 5:08:28 AM

Obituary: Francis Xavier Kuhn '48
Francis X. Kuhn, 90, passed away on March 7, 2015. He was a native of Maryland, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a Naval Veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict. After retiring from the Navy, he received a Master's Degree from UVA and became a math teacher for the VA Beach School System.
He is survived by his three children, Linda Harvey (Jeremy), Karl Kuhn, and Michael Kuhn (Carol), as well as 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. 
A private family ceremony was held on March.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 15, 2015 4:56:21 AM

Obituary: Kevin Francis Butler '74
Kevin Francis Butler, 62 of Chesapeake, VA died March 8, 2015. Born in Park Forest, IL, he was the son Millicent Haberman Butler and the late Henry Francis Butler.
Mr. Butler was a 1974 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He retired as a Commander from the U.S. Navy in 1994 after 20 years of service. He attended St. Stephen's Martyr Catholic Church and was a past Grand Knight and member of the Knights of Columbus.
Kevin was currently a federal employee working on the U.S. Joint Staff J7, Suffo.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 15, 2015 4:50:23 AM

Obituary: Thomas Rhodes Langley Jr. '56
Cdr. Thomas R. Langley, Jr., USN (RET), age 81, with family by his side, passed away in Tallahassee on March 8, 2015, following a brief illness. A longtime resident of Sacramento, California, Tom had recently moved to Tallahassee to be near his beloved grandchildren. 
Tom was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 12, 1933, to Thomas R. and Ann Marie (Hesford) Langley. The family soon moved to California, where Tom's mother passed away when he was just a toddler. With his father a U.S.
Nav.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 15, 2015 4:45:35 AM

Obituary: James Allen Dickey '56
James A. Dickey, Naval Academy class of 1956, passed away on March 6, 2015. He was 83 years old. Jim received his Congressional appointment in the early 1950s, during the Korean conflict. He had previously joined the Naval Reserve and was attached to VF-885, an F8F squadron out of Olathe, Kansas. During one of the training weekends he was called in by his Commanding Officer and informed that because he had received the principal appointment to the Naval Academy, and the Squadron had been called .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015 4:26:17 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth ( Ben Scott Custer '26)
Elizabeth Hawkins Custer
(October 1, 1910-March 1, 2015). The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, formerly the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD), mourns the passing of Elizabeth "Betts" Hawkins Custer, a prominent supporter of research in mental health and of our organization since its inception. Mrs. Custer and her late husband, Rear Admiral Ben Scott Custer (USN retired) were early leaders in the cause of improving life and prospects for people suff.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:30:46 AM

Obituary: Aubrey Lester Buck Jr. '45
(October 5, 1921 - March 2, 2015) AUBREY LESTER (LES) BUCK, JR '45
Aubrey Lester Buck, Jr of San Antonio, Texas died on March 2, 2014 at the age of ninety-three.
Les was born to Maidee and A. Lester Buck, Sr. on October 5, 1921 in Muskogee, Oklahoma and graduated from Muskogee Central High School. Prior to entering the United States Naval Academy in 1941, he attended Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa for two years. After graduating from the Naval Academy in 1944, Les served on the USS Saratog.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:23:37 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Sally (George W. Peterson Jr. '56)
Sally Ann Masten Peterson, 79, was reunited with the love of her life, George, on the morning of February 28, 2015 at Penrose Hospital. Sally was born on September 17, 1935 in Plattsburgh, NY to Ralph Masten and Jennie Jones. She and her older brother, Ralph, were raised in Yorkhaven, PA where her father ran the paper mill. After graduating high school, Sally attended Hood College with the aspirations of becoming a nurse. While attending college, she met George, who was currently a midshipman at.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:11:04 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Imogene (James H. Janson '46)
Imogene Hazel Janson February 7, 1924 - February 6, 2015 Burial Date February 14, 2015 Imogene Hazel Herzik was born February 7, 1924, the second of two children of Louis M. and Emilie (Millie) Margarethe Herzik. Although legal documents identify Flatonia as her place of birth, she was born at the family home in tiny Praha, Fayette County, Texas. She was baptized into the Christian faith at the Methodist church in Schulenburg. Her father died in 1927, and Millie, Jean (as she came to be known) a.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:02:52 AM

Obituary: James David Everett '55
Retired Col. James David Everett, USAF, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He was born May 25, 1931, in Elizabethtown, Tenn. At the age of 2, after the death of his mother, he lived with his maternal grandparents in Spruce Pine, NC. At the age of 3, Jim, his brother and sister went to Barium Springs Home for Children, in Statesville, where he lived until he graduated high school. He excelled in sports and was valedictorian of his class. After attending NC State for 1½ years he received an appoi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:59:38 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Eloise (Eugene P. Rankin '37 & Thomas D. Davies '37)
Eloise English Davies, one of the first of the Navy WAVES in World War II and later a senior attorney on the appellate staff of the Justice Department, died March 3 in her home at Heron Point in Chestertown, after a brief illness. She was 94.
The daughter of Rear Admiral Robert Henry English and Eloise Walker English of Warrenton, Ga., she joined the WAVES in 1942 shortly before her father, serving as commander of Pacific submarine forces, was killed in a plane crash that also took the lives of.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 5:27:09 AM

Obituary: James William Brundage '53
James W. Brundage 85, died March 2, 2015, at Elim Park in Cheshire, CT. He was born March 14, 1929 in Waterbury, CT. He was the husband of Barbara (Sills) Brundage for 61 years and was the son of the late Richard and Christine (Herman) Brundage. Jim was a life long resident of Prospect (except for his Naval Academy and Air Force years). A graduate of Prospect Community School and Crosby High School, he then attended Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute for two years before being appointed to the US .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 4:59:39 AM

Obituary: Robert Ward O'Reilly '48
Captain Robert W. O'Reilly USN (Ret.) died on March 4, 2015 at Upper Chesapeake Hospital.
Bob was born on September 10, 1926 in Dallas Texas. The son of an Old Sea Dog he entered the US Naval Academy in 1944 graduating in 1948. He was commissioned as a gunnery officer and was assigned to the USS Missouri. In 1952, he entered Submarine School in New London CT and later served as Operations Officer and Navigator aboard the USS Grampus. Bob left active duty in 1955 for a career with Honeywell cont.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 09, 2015 8:04:08 PM

Obituary: Daniel Harry Meyer '72
Captain Daniel H. Meyer, Ret., USN 
Daniel Harry Meyer, 67, of Lake Anna, Virginia, died Friday, March 6, 2015. He passed away at his home on Lake Anna, Virginia, after a long battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). 
He was born February 3, 1948, in Bath, Pennsylvania to Howard Meyer and Elizabeth Frey Meyer. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1972 with an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed his post graduate work in Monterey, Cali.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 09, 2015 6:56:23 PM

Obituary: Donald Robert Griesmer '51
Col. Donald Robert Griesmer, USAF, Ret., 86, of Memphis, Tennessee, formerly of Annandale, Virginia, passed away on March 3, 2015. He died peacefully surrounded by his family. Don was born in Cleveland on July 18, 1928. He attended De La Salle Collegiate High School in Detroit, Michigan and then graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1951. He obtained an M.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1957 and an M.S. degree in Business Administration and Ma.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 6:38:57 PM

Obituary: Arthur Donald Neustel '50
Arthur D. Neustel, 86, died peacefully at home on March 4, 2015.  He was born on June 25, 1928 in Pullman, WA.  He came to Brevard County in 1984 to teach finance at UCF, Brevard after earning his Ph.D from Virginia Tech. He retired in 1992.
Arthur served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1950.  He was an Aviator and a submarine engineer. He also earned two Masters degrees from MIT.
In retirement, Art was active in the Episcopal commun.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 09, 2015 10:24:02 AM

Obituary: Jack Edmunds Magee '49
Captain Jack Edmunds Magee, U. S. Navy retired, 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Captain Magee was a native of Oil City, PA, and was a resident of Norfolk since 1975. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Nancy Zizert Magee; his two children, Charlotte Ann Magee, and William E. Magee and his wife, Laura; his sister Mary Magee Wischhusen; three grandchildren, Jessica and Jacob Magee and Alex Strickland; sister-in-law, Betty Hilsheimer; and nieces and nephews, Kathy,.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 10:04:11 AM

Obituary: Charles Wesley Rush Jr. '41
Charles Wesley Rush, Jr., Captain, U.S.N., Retired, 95, of Port St Lucie, Florida passed away on February 27, 2015 in his home surrounded by loved ones. Charlie, son of Charles W. Rush, Sr. and Dorothy McFaddin, was born in Greensboro, Alabama on March 18, 1919. He is survived by his wife, LaVonne Rush, his children, Michelle Liset, Suzanne Oken, and Stephen Rush, his stepchildren, Timothy Dirks, Darcy Kimmel, Marcine Stone, James Dirks, David Dirks, Dale Dirks, and many grandchildren and great .... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 9:54:12 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Janet (Robert Bryan '48)
Janet McNeil Kelly Bryan of Charlotte, formerly of Dunn, NC, died on March 5, 2015, at the age of 91. She was the wife of Robert Cavenaugh Bryan, also of Charlotte. She and her husband moved to Charlotte in 2008 to be near their children. Janet was born in Erwin, NC, on August 25, 1923, to Anna Roberta Davis and Richard Sterling Kelly. After attending Erwin schools during her youth, she attended St. Mary's Junior College in Raleigh and graduated from Converse College in Spartanburg, SC in 1944. .... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 5:40:47 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (Norman C. Nash '42)
Mary Frances Hendrix Nash died peacefully on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Goodwin House Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia. Born in Idabel, Oklahoma on August 13, 1920, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hendrix, she brought joy to life and was loved as a daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, friend, teacher and volunteer. She graduated from Oklahoma College for Women with honors and immediately supported our country during WWII in an aviation plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 5:36:32 AM

Obituary: Lewis Smith Baldwin '64
Lewis Baldwin, 72, of Humarock, MA, died on Tuesday, March 3, after a long illness. Lew was born June 9, 1942, to Thomas H. Jr. and Martha S. Baldwin of Norwich, Conn., where he was raised. He graduated from the Norwich Free Academy in 1960 as a member of the Honor Society and was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. He completed parachute training with the U.S. Army Airborne at Fort Benning, Ga. Graduating in 1964 as an Ensign, he chose U.S. Navy Flight Training in Pensacola, Fla.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 09, 2015 5:20:10 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joanne (Robert V. Smoak Sr. '53)
(October 22, 1930 - February 8, 2015) Joanne Janvier Lamar Smoak, age 84, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the Suncoast Hospice North in Palm Harbor with her loving family at her side. 
Born on October 22, 1930, in Washington D.C., she was the daughter of Mirabeau Bonaparte and Mary Francis McKinley Lamar.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 61 years, Robert V. Smoak, Sr. of Largo, Florida, sons Robert V. Smoak, Jr. of Tarpon Springs, Florida, Michael L. .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:52:05 AM

Obituary: Eberhardt Victor Niemeyer Jr. '41
E.V. "Vic" Niemeyer passed away peacefully at home on March 1, 2015, holding the hand of his beloved wife Lala. He was born in Houston on September 28, 1919 and grew up in La Porte, Texas on Galveston Bay. He graduated from the local high school in 1936 and then attended Schreiner Institute in Kerrville and the U.S. Naval Academy for one year, before graduating from the University of Texas with a degree in liberal arts in 1941.
In late 1941 Vic entered Northwestern University Naval Reserve trai.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:27:50 AM

Obituary: Jerry Hall Black '61
COMMANDER JERRY H. BLACK, USN (RET.)
Jerry H. Black, 76, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 in Sarasota, Fla. Born Nov. 15, 1938 in Chambersburg, Pa. to George Skinner and Margartet Hall Black, Jerry grew up in Chambersburg and attended local area schools before attending Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pa. He went on to the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 1961. Jerry retired from the Navy after 20 years of service and then worked for Sprint in Reston, Va. until 1994. Residin.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:22:35 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Donald S. Murray '47)
Elizabeth Rose (Betty) MURRAY
Devoted Wife, Loving Mother, and Faithful Friend Died Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at Marian of St Paul Senior Living Residence. Betty was born on September 6th, 1924, in St. Cloud, Minnesota, one of eight children (seven of which were girls). She met Don Murray working on the school paper for St. Cloud Tech and made an honest man out of him upon his graduation from the US Naval Academy in 1946. As a young girl, Betty loved summers at the lake in Avon, MN, and became co.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 10:48:14 AM

Obituary: Bruce Murphy '40
(November 24, 1916  -  February 24, 2015) Bruce Murphy died at home at age 98 in Melrose after a short illness. 
He was born in 1916 in Knapp, TX and grew up nearby with his brothers Lloyd, Glen and Brent. 
His mother and father ranched some 30 miles West of Snyder in the mesquite country along the Texas Colorado River. Because of hard times in the 30's and to obtain a better education, Bruce spent much of his high school time living with his uncle at Ranger, TX near F.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:06:10 AM

Obituary: Frank Rodes Cassilly '50
Frank Rodes Cassilly passed away at his residence on February 26, 2015. He was born in Kentucky to Frank Cassilly and Elizabeth McCarty on July 10, 1927. Services will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm. at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. He will be having full Military Honors in Honor of his service to our Country serving 30 years and being Honorably Discharged as a Captain.
Beardsley-Mitchell Funeral Home1818 Sunset Cliffs BlvdSan Diego, CA 92107 619-223-8100
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Wednesday, March 04, 2015 4:16:05 AM

Obituary: Roy Vesta White '60
Roy V. White, age 79, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Winter Haven. 
Born September 23, 1935, in Milton, Florida, he was the son of the late Murdoch and Ruth (Holliday) White. Roy attend the Naval Academy at Annapolis and graduated from Georgia Tech. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. Roy worked many years as an engineer and later in the construction industry. Mr. White was a charter member of Wildwood Baptist Church in Bartow. 
Along with his parents, Roy is precede.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:44:39 PM

Obituary: Randolph Maury Browne III '57
Colonel Randolph Maury Browne, III, U.S. Marine Corps, Retired, died on March 1, 2015. He was born in Washington, D.C., on February 19, 1935, son of the late Randolph Maury Browne, Jr., and the late Jeanette Miller Browne Cyrus. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth McInnis Browne, a son, Randolph Maury Browne, IV, of Indiatlantic, Florida, and a daughter, Kathryn Browne Pfeifer of Middletown, Virginia. Colonel Browne leaves behind four grandchildren: Randolph Maury Browne, V, Mark A.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:35:38 PM

Obituary: James Joseph Conlin Jr. '45
James J. Conlin Jr. of Wakefield, R.I. died peacefully on Feb. 21 at age 92. He was born in Jersey City in 1922 to Katherine Roach Conlin and James Conlin Sr. He had a younger brother, Robert.
Jim was educated at St. Peter's Prep in Jersey City, and was appointed to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis. He served in the Pacific theater in World War II on the USS Leyte and the USS Noble.
Jim married Vera Hoopmann of Union, N.J. in 1946. They had a very happy and devoted marriage until V.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 02, 2015 8:45:54 AM

Obituary: William Shirley Hiatt Jr. '55
Mr. William Shirley Hiatt, Jr., 83, died Thursday, February 26, 2015. Member of North Trenholm Baptist Church, Woody Howle Sunday School class. Born in Tifton, GA, he was a son of the late Virginia E. and William S. Hiatt Sr. Mr. Hiatt attended the US Naval Academy and Southern Methodist University, later receiving a Master of Business at Rollins College. He was a pioneer in the semiconductor industry, working for Texas Instruments and Motorola Semiconductor, retiring as worldwide salesman of th.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 02, 2015 8:13:12 AM

Obituary: James Arthur Latham '51
James Arthur Latham passed away quietly on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Grace Home after his courageous battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm. Officiating will be Rev. Carl Rhoads, with a reception following at the church.
Jim graduated from Messick High School in Memphis, TN where he was in the R.O.T.C. Jim trained as a U.S. Air Force pilot at Marion Military Institute and served in active duty duri.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 27, 2015 5:31:24 AM

Obituary: Stephen McLean Arlett '68
Stephen M. Arlett (July 2, 1944 - Feb. 1, 2015)
Stephen McLean Arlett passed away after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's. He touched so many lives with his gentle spirit and generosity.
Steve was born in Oakland to Arthur and Alicia Maiden Arlett. He graduated from Piedmont High School in 1962, and earned a degree in Engineering/Mathematics from the Naval Academy, Annapolis in 1968. In 1974, he graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, earning his Masters in Telecommunicati.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 26, 2015 9:04:28 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Eola (Earl B. Johnson '43 & Reuben F. Woodall '43)
On February 16, 2015; Eola Terry Johnson Woodall, 93, of Annapolis, MD, peacefully passed away after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family, at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Admired by all who knew her as a charming, gracious, and kind Southern lady, Terry was born on February 4, 1922, in Greensboro, Alabama. She graduated from Montevallo College for Women, now the University of Montevallo, before she married her childhood sweetheart, Earl Banks "Sandy" Johnson, in 1945. For the next 25.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:31:36 AM

Obituary: James Donald Elliott '50
James (Don) Elliott
Don Elliott, a 22-year resident of Escondido, passed away February 5, 2015 from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was born in Beaver, Pennsylvania in 1927 to William Paul and Mary Frances Elliott, the second of four children. His early education was in a one room schoolhouse. In 1945, Don joined the Navy and subsequently got an appointment to the Naval Academy, graduating in 1950. Early sea assignments were aboard USS Salem, USS E.G. Small, and USS Kelso. During shore.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:24:48 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carolyn (Paul V. Martenson '48)
Memorial for Carolyn K. Martenson Born in Baltimore, MD on Jun. 1, 1926 Departed on Feb. 13, 2015 and resided in Darien, CT. Service: Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 Carolyn K. Martenson, known as Carol, went to the Lord on Friday, February 13th, at Stamford Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Born on June 1, 1926, to Katherine Austin and Mark A. Krieger, she grew up in Baltimore, MD. Carol graduated from Notre Dame of Maryland Preparatory School in Baltimore in 1944. She continued her education at.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:42:12 AM

Obituary: Charles Byron Dunn '53
Charles B. Dunn, age 83, passed away February 18, 2015. He was born and lived most of his life in Mattapoisett. He graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1949 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. After his naval service, he returned to this area, where he worked in New Bedford at Revere Copper and Brass Inc. until his retirement. He is survived by his widow Edna S. Dunn, his son and daughter-in-law Jeffrey and Lisa Dunn, and several grand and great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be pr.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:38:08 AM

Obituary: Richard Edward Cherry Jr. '54
Richard E. Cherry Jr (Dick) died in Merritt Island, FL on February 22, 2015 at the age of 82.  Born in Albany, GA, Dick attended the United States Naval Academy graduating in 1954. After graduation he married the former Carolyn Lewis of Towson, MD.
Dick joined the Air Force where he served in multiple fighter squadrons highlighted by two tours in Vietnam where he flew 86 combat missions. In between assignments, he received a master's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from M.I.T. Later in .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:19:35 AM

Obituary: Christopher James Kelly '83
Christopher James Kelly, age 53 of Eva, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at his residence. He was born January 13, 1961 in Georgia to Cornelius A Kelly and the late Catherine A. Palm Kelly. 
He was a retired Commander after serving 21 years in the US Navy. He was a Senior Engineer for Science Application International Corporation.
Survivors include his wife, Karen A Kelly; a daughter, Ashleigh K. Kelly West; and his father.
A memorial service will be at a later date.
Cullman Heri.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 23, 2015 4:41:31 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Chuckie (Joseph N. Schettino '50)
B. Marjorie Coxon Schettino On December 27, 2014, Marjorie joined her beloved husband, son and family members in heaven. Chuckles, as she was affectionately known, was truly a daughter of Arizona. She was born in Wilcox, Arizona to Senator William Coxon and his wife, Evelyn Loss Coxon, on September 2, 1930. Chuckles' was the second youngest of eight children; she had six brothers, Vincent, Nathan, Zachary, Quentin, Ted, and Frank and a sister, Elizabeth. Her grandparents, Peter and Eva Loss Scho.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015 3:38:55 PM

Obituary: John Waters Duckett Jr. '50
John Waters Duckett, Jr. ("Jack"), 87 of Freehold Township died February, 19, 2015. Mr. Duckett was born June 10, 1927 in Texas, the son of John W. and Eva C. Duckett. He grew up in Pelham Manor, New York and Cranbury, New Jersey.
A graduate of the Peddie School in 1945, Jack was awarded an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. After completing his basic training, he resigned from the Navy and acquired a degree in Animal Husbandry from the Rutgers Agricultural College.
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Monday, February 23, 2015 3:33:56 PM

Obituary: James Morgan Leiser '51
James Morgan Leiser 
Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 11th, 1927Date of Death: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Funeral Home:Gable Funeral Chapel & Cremation Serviceswww.gablefh.com225 Northeast 80th AvenuePortland, Oregon, 97213
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at the Montavilla United Methodist Church in Portland, Oregon.
James is survived by 6 children, James, Steven, Brian, Karen, Kevin, and Brenda.
Interment will be at Willamette National Cemet.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 23, 2015 3:25:19 PM

Obituary: Franklin Cully Knock '48
CAPT Franklin Cully Knock USN (Ret.) - Frank passed into eternal life on January 24th, 2015, after a brief illness surrounded by family and friends. He was born December 8, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Franklin Coblentz Knock and Ruth Marie Cully. Frank gained an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating with the class of 1948A. He met and married the love of his life, Carol Elizabeth LaChapelle, in Monterrey, CA in 1958. They were married for almost 53 years, before sh.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015 3:20:56 PM

Obituary: Byron Crabbe Ruble '50
Captain Byron Crabbe Ruble, USN (Ret) passed away February 15, 2015 from pneumonia and multiple organ failure in Clearwater, FL. He was born 2 October 1925 in Albert Lea, MN, the son of Harry E. Ruble and Sarah N. Crabbe. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1950 as a member of the Eighth Company, the US Naval Submarine School in 1952, and the US Army War College in 1966.
 
In 1961 he was an instructor at the Canadian Anti-Submarine Warfare School in Halifax, N.S. International students.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 23, 2015 2:33:37 PM

Obituary: Robert Burwell Fulton '32
Rear Admiral Robert B. Fulton, USN (Ret.), 104, passed peacefully from this life on 18 February 2015 at Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville, TN. He grew up in Washington, DC, and after graduation from the US Naval Academy in 1932, he served on the cruisers Raleigh and Indianapolis and the destroyer Dickerson. He coached crew at the Naval Academy and began a graduate course in marine engineering, receiving an MS degree in 1941 from MIT. He was then ordered to the Asiatic Fleet where he.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015 8:57:00 AM

Obituary: James Lawrence Black '56
James "Jim" Lawrence Black of Sylvania Township, Ohio, passed away on February 20, 2015. He was deeply loved by family and friends and will be greatly missed. 
Born near Philadelphia and having lived many years in Connecticut, Jim and his family moved to Toledo in 1969 to work for Toledo Scale. He then worked for DeVilbiss, Owens Corning Fiberglass, Tibbet and Danberry. 
Next to his family, Jim's loves were the Navy and cycling. Jim graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 23, 2015 6:18:19 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jacque (Spiro Spirson '48)
Jacque Spirson-Ford
Jacquolyn "Jacque" Spirson-Ford, age 85, went to be with Jesus, Tuesday, February 17, 2015. She was born in Century, FL, where she grew up on her grandmother's farm. She and her mother, Macquolyn Purvis, moved to Annapolis, MD, where Jacque met and married Spiro Spirson, a graduate of the Naval Academy class of 1948. When Spiro was deployed to Korea, Jacque moved to Pensacola to be near family. After Spiro's return they moved to Monterey, CA, where they lived until Spiro ret.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:30:58 AM

Obituary: Alex Edward Fazekas '56
Lt. Col. Alex E. Fazekas, USMC (Ret.), 82, died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, February 16, 2015. He was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. Al made friends with everyone he met and was beloved by everyone he touched with his kindness and thoughtfulness. He will be long remembered for his courageous and proud devotion to his country.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, February 20, 2015 at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church.
Born in Pocahontas, VA, AL w.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 7:29:17 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Anne (James L. Quinn Jr. '52)
Anne Everett Quinn (Nan) a resident of Ginger Cove and formally a resident of High Ridge Road, both in Annapolis, Maryland, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2015 surrounded by her loving husband, 11 children and their families.
Anne was born on Jefferson Street in Baltimore, Maryland on December 11, 1931. She was the youngest of six children born to William F. Everett and Marie E. Granlund.
Nan graduated from The Catholic High-School of Baltimore in 1949. After high school, she attended .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 6:42:45 AM

Obituary: Robert Ellsworth Thomas Jr. '41
Robert E. Thomas
The County's first Administrative Officer, Robert E. "Bob" Thomas Jr., Captain, CEC, USN, (Ret.) passed away quietly on February 10, 2015. He was 95.
Prior to joining the County, Thomas served 24 years in the Navy. His naval career began upon entry into the Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Ensign Thomas graduated in February, 1941, and was assigned as an anti-aircraft gunnery officer on the battleship, USS Nevada. He was seriously wounded during the battle, spending more tha.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 6:07:21 AM

Obituary: Albert Leroy Jenks '49
Capt. Albert L. Jenks, USN (Ret.) (06/27/1926 ~ 02/01/2015)
Al was born and raised in Chicago and Dixon, IL and Balboa Island, CA. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944; and graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1949. He and his wife, Bobby, had two sons, Peter and Tim. They lived in San Diego for 46 years. Al served with Navy ships in the Med before attending MIT for grad school; he then made his Navy career as an engineering duty officer. He served as Chief Engineer in USS Macon, in BuShips, at DA.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015 5:33:15 AM

Obituary: John William McCord '48
Memorial Service for John William (Jack) McCord and Mary Katherine McCord Married June 28, 1949, Jack and Mary K. lived a remarkable life together full of adventure that comes with a career in the U.S. Navy and building a family of eight children. Mary K. was born in Carrington, North Dakota on June 30, 1922. She was raised in Mankato, Minnesota. In 1944 she enlisted in the Coast Guard as a Communications Specialist. She met Jack shortly after the end of WW-II - on New Year's Eve 1948. Jack was .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:21:59 AM

Obituary: Joseph William Rowland Felty '66
Capt. Joseph William Rowland Felty USN (Ret.)
Joe was born on Nov. 3, 1942 in Canton, Texas to LT and Margaret (Rowland) Felty. Joe, his brother Larry Felty and sister Margaret Felty lived in Waxahachie where Joe grew up playing football, eventually achieving an All State center accolade while attending Waxahachie High School. Joe graduated from Waxahachie High school in 1961 and attended The New Mexico Military Institute for one year. Joe then received his appointment to attend the United Stat.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:08:42 AM

Obituary: Robert Thomas Dendy '64
Robert Thomas (Tommy) Dendy, 73, passed away unexpectedly February 8, 2015 in Centre, Al. He was the son of the late Bob and Willie Dendy of LaFayette, GA. Dendy, a 1964 graduate of the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, retired from Rock-Tenn Co, as a Senior Vice President. An inspiration to many parents of children with ADHD, Dendy traveled with his wife to provide training. Dendy, a popular speaker at ADHD training events offered a message of hope to parents. A beloved husband, father, brother, gra.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:28:25 AM

Obituary: Rolando Antonio Amador '16
Midshipman Second Class Rolando Antonio Amador, 22, a resident of Harpswell, ME and native son of Maine, has passed away at his beloved United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. A worthy man of Herculean strength, a man of devotion to country, faith, and family, Rolando will be missed. He is with God now. Rolando was born in Brunswick, ME, on Dec. 4, 1992. His family moved to nearby Harpswell not long afterward. From kindergarten to eighth grade, Rolando attended the St. John's Catholic Scho.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:24:33 AM

Obituary: James Rodger Jenkins '53
Lieutenant Commander James R. Jenkins, 85, passed away from this life on Sunday, February 15, 2015. A native of Norfolk, he was a graduate of the Naval Academy and retired from the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Mary E. Jenkins; two children, Teresa and Rodger; son-in-law, Roger Riley; sister, Sandra J. Ferebee; sister-in-law, Retha Rhodes; brother-in-law, Henry Evans; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 20, in Sturtevant Funeral H.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:17:53 AM

Obituary: Robert Edward Sheldon '52
Commander Robert E. "Red" Sheldon, USN (Ret.), of Orlando, Fla., passed away peacefully on Dec. 26, 2014, with his family at his side in Pensacola, Fla.
"Red" Sheldon was born on Oct. 28, 1929, to the late George E. Sheldon and Edna Hauck Sheldon of Butler.
The oldest of three siblings, he graduated from Butler High School in 1947, enlisted in the Naval Reserve and attended the Bullis Preparatory School in Silver Spring, Md. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis in the summer of 1948,.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 8:57:10 AM

Obituary: Ronald G. Degon '60
Ronald G. Degon passed away Wednesday February 11, 2015 at his home in Holden. He leaves behind three children: Hope Caliendo and her husband Mark of Orwigsburg PA., John Degon and his husband Andrew White of Portland ME., and Mark Degon and his wife Diana of North Attleboro MA. He also leaves four grandchildren: Emily Degon age 17, Haley Degon age 15, Elle Caliendo age 11, and Van Caliendo age 8. He is survived by his sister Sandra Davis and her husband Robert of Sterling, and his former wife B.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 8:51:05 AM

Obituary: Richard Lawrence Ihly '59
Richard Ihly, 78, died Sunday Feb 8, 2015 in Pittsboro NC. He was a lifelong lover and respecter of the natural world and was happiest when around water. He shared his love of nature with his family and friends and taught many children to fish and water ski. He led by example and was a role model for those who knew him. He was born in Beaufort SC, the son of Wilbur and Eleanor Ihly and brother of Claude Ihly, all late of Beaufort. He was a graduate of the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD . Soon a.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 8:43:29 AM

Obituary: James Burton Frankel '46
James B. Frankel, lawyer, law professor, environmentalist, traveler, and cyclist, died on February 2, 2015, in San Francisco, where he had lived since 1952. Born in Chicago in 1924, Jim graduated from the United States Naval Academy and Yale Law School, and later, at age 66, from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He was involved in a wide range of civic and environmental causes in the Bay Area and nationwide. He leaves his lovely and devoted wife of 59 years, Louise, along with three child.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 8:03:55 AM

Obituary: James Robert Walker '62
CDR James Robert Walker (Retired) passed away on February 6, 2015 at the age of 76, at his home on Table Rock Lake, due to prostate cancer. Jim was born in Indianapolis, IN on September 21, 1938 to CJ and Henrietta Walker. He was the oldest of four siblings, Linda, Paula, and Joe. He graduated from Cathedral High School.
Jim is survived by his wife, Barbara Preissel of New Britain, CT, whom he married in 1999, twenty seven years after he met her in 1971; his three children, Seane Walters and hu.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 12:29:30 PM

Obituary: Joseph Tulie Holleman '46
Joseph Tullie Holleman, 91, of Summerville, widower of Adele McKey Holleman, passed away at The Village of Summerville, on Sunday, February 8, 2015, which would have been the 90th birthday of his beloved wife.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 10 o’clock AM at White Church Cemetery, Summerville. A memorial service will follow at 1 o’clock PM at The Villages of Summerville. A reception will be heldimmediately after the service.
Joseph was born on Oc.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 12:22:55 PM

Obituary: Alvin Guy Haworth Jr. '57
Alvin Guy Haworth, Jr., 80, of Jupiter FL, died on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 of complications from renal cancer. Born on February 12, 1934, the son of Alvin "Guy" Haworth and Kate Mae Neal Haworth of Powell TN, Alvin is survived by his wife of 56 years Betty Edington Haworth, daughter Janice, son James, granddaughter Laura, and brothers Neal and Joseph. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1957, Al served in locations around the world, as a Navy pilot and operations analyst. In "retir.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 09, 2015 12:08:20 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Norma (Donald A. Vogt '53)
Norma Eleanor Reeser Vogt died January 31, 2015 at The Fairfax, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Mrs. Vogt was born on October 1, 1931 in York, PA, one of Norman and Helen Reeser's two daughters. She attended school in York, PA and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. While studying at the University of Pennsylvania, she met and then married Donald A. Vogt upon his graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy on June 5, 1953. Mrs. Vogt traveled with her family to various postings, i.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 09, 2015 11:56:56 AM

Obituary: Will Farnham Small '47
Will Farnham Small passed peacefully Sunday, February 1, 2015, after a valiant battle with Parkinson's disease, surrounded by loved ones at home in Sun City Lincoln. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and treasured by his many family and friends. Will always sported a big smile, only outdone by the strong grip of his legendary handshake. Will was born in San Francisco on September 13, 1924, to Merrell F. "Pop" Small and Gladys (Vivian) "Mom" Small. His early life was in Mill Valley.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 09, 2015 11:25:10 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (Gustav A. Norwood '39)
JEAN EILEEN NORWOOD (May 2, 1919 ~ February 3, 2015)Former Vancouver City Councilwoman
Jean Eileen Norwood (nee Neander) of Vancouver, WA, 95, died Feb. 3, 2015 after a brief illness due to complications from the flu. She was born May 2, 1919 in Wenatchee, WA to Stanley and Mabel Neander. Jean's father died in the Spanish flu epidemic 3 months after her birth. Her mother raised her only child in Silverdale, WA, where they lived in a log cabin and Mabel taught in a one-room schoolhouse.
Jean gr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 9:42:11 AM

Obituary: John Christopher Judd '65
John Christopher Judd of Frederick, Maryland, succumbed to mesothelioma, a cancer associated with asbestos, on February 5, 2015. He died at home. He will be remembered by the many he helped with his kindness, philanthropy and civic efforts. 
He was born in Norfolk, Virginia, October 14, 1941, to Jim and Cherry Judd, both of whom were artists. Chris did not inherit the talent but did have a great love for art and theatre; he was a true Renaissance man. He also had a great interest in other .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 9:24:25 AM

Obituary: Casey Alexander Czarzasty '11
LTJG Casey Alexander Czarzasty, USN, 26, of Virginia Beach, VA passed away February 2, 2015 in Chicago, IL.
Born on May 26, 1988, in Norfolk, VA, he is the son of Captain Mark Walter Czarzasty, USN (Ret) and Linda Marie Czarzasty (step-mother) of Great Mills, MD and the late Amy Marie Siddall Czarzasty.
Casey attended St. Gregory the Great Catholic School in Virginia Beach, VA and St. Michael's Catholic School in Ridge, MD. He is a 2006 graduate of St. Mary's Ryken High School in Leonardtown, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 09, 2015 5:13:15 AM

Obituary: Edwin Knowlson Snyder '44
Vice Admiral Edwin Knowlson Snyder, USN (Ret.); 92; passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on January 8, 2015. A true patriot and admired leader, he embodied the best of the Greatest Generation. He will be deeply missed as a loving and devoted husband and father, and remembered fondly as a respected naval officer and friend. Born in Birmingham, MI, on February 12, 1922, he was the son of Edwin Stahl Snyder and Helen Claire Knowlson. He attended Baldwin High School, where he was an outstand.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 05, 2015 6:50:50 AM

Obituary: John Richard Morgan '55
John Richard "Dick" Morgan, 84, of Saint Leonard, MD passed on January 29, 2015 at home surrounded by his family after a long hard fight with melanoma cancer. He was born May 22, 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to the late John Frank Morgan and late Nina Miller Morgan. Dick is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Joan Morgan, and daughter Kelly Wingo. He was preceded in death by daughter Kim Royal. In addition, Dick is survived by his sister Mollie Morgan, Brother Craig Morgan, eight grandchil.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 05, 2015 6:21:39 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Molly (Kelton L. Lowery '44)
Molly Maison Lowery died Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Blake in Ridgeland of Alzheimer's disease. She was 92 years old. 
Mrs. Lowery was born September 16,1922 in Prineville, Oregon to Harold and Zoe Maison.Her family lived in Salem, Oregon where she graduated from high school. She then attended the University of Oregon. 
On March 11, 1945 she married Lt. Kelton Lowery in San Francisco. Kelton, a Mississippi native, was a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy. The couple lived on t.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 05, 2015 6:13:52 AM

Obituary: Stanley Thomas Counts '49
Stanley Thomas Counts -- A 38 year resident of La Jolla passed away on January 27, 2015 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Weleetka, OK in 1926 to Claude and Thelma Counts. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949, married Bette Heft and went to sea. He served on board USS O'Hare (DD-889); USS Bexar (APA-237 during the Korean War; USS Keppler (DDE-765 USS Coolbaugh (DE -217). He received his MS in Engineering Electronics from the U. S. Naval Postgraduate School, Mo.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 4:14:22 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Philip L. Knotts '53)
Nancy C. Knotts, 83, of Hockessin, DE died suddenly but peacefully on January 4, 2015 in Deming, NM while retuning home from a family visit in AZ. Cause of death was heart failure.
She was born in Wilmington, DE on May 9, 1931, the second child of E. Russell and Helen Yost Jones. Nancy was a member of P.S. du Pont High School Class of 1949 where she met her future husband, Philip L. Knotts. After she graduated from the University of Delaware in 1953, they entered into a marriage that lasted mor.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 1:22:44 PM

Obituary: John Morris Prosser '44
John Morris Prosser, 93, of Medford, Ore. passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at his home. Arrangements are by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives. 541-770-6505
Ashland (OR) Daily Tidings6 January 2015
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Tuesday, February 03, 2015 10:54:15 AM

Obituary: Donald Trisler Poe '45
Donald Trisler Poe, a 12-year resident of Ginger Cove in Annapolis, MD and previously of Haymarket, VA for 30 years, died on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center after a short illness. Born April 15, 1922 in Oran, MO, to the late Lloyd Elmore and Dixie Trisler Poe, he grew up in Southern Missouri. Admiral Poe spent 1 year at S.¿. Missouri State College (now University) prior to entering the United States Naval Academy as part of the Class of 1945. He also attended and g.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 02, 2015 5:18:06 PM

Obituary: Kenneth William Longnecker '45
Kenneth Longnecker ~ Ken passed away peacefully on October 31, 2014, at home, in San Diego, California. He was born in Erie, Pa., in 1922, and went to Academy High, where he excelled in sports. 
In 1945, he graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis. He married Phyllis Barton, also an Erie graduate. They were married 70 years! 
He is survived by Phyllis; son, Scott, and Scott's wife, Lorraine. 
A graveside goodbye was shared by friends and family at Singing Hills Cemetery.
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Monday, February 02, 2015 4:56:54 PM

Obituary: Thomas Edward Lacy Jr. '58
Thomas E. Lacy, Jr., 80 of Fayetteville, passed way Wednesday night, January 28, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Ilion, on January 24, 1935, he was the son of Thomas E. and Mildred Lacy, Sr. He attended Columbian Prep School, the Naval Academy, Colgate Collage and obtained his Bachelors and Masters degree in Education from Oswego State University.
Prior to retirement, Tom was a teacher for Jamesville-DeWitt Schools for 35 years. He was a member of the Dewitt Community Church, and .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 02, 2015 4:43:44 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Shirley (William J. Crowe '47)
SHIRLEY GRENNELL CROWE  
Passed away peacefully, at age 87 surrounded by loved ones, in Hospice Care on January 22, 2015 at Goodwin House, Bailey's Crossroads, Falls Church, VA. She was preceded in death by her devoted and loving spouse, Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr. (USN, Ret.), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James, London, England.
Born in Enid, Oklahoma on January 18, 1928, Shirley was raised in Okeene, Oklahoma, graduated fr.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 30, 2015 2:32:34 AM

Obituary: Karl Thomas Lawson '72
KARL T. LAWSON (Age 64), of Oakton, VA, died on January 5, 2015. Beloved husband of Sheeler Kowalewski; father of Andrew and David Lawson; brother of Karen Lawson, Bobbi Lawson and Greg Lawson. Family and friends are invited to Karl's Life Celebration at Money and King Funeral Home, 171 W. Maple Ave., Vienna, VA, on Sunday, February 1 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Capital Caring, www.capitalcaring.org/join-us/donate or Rails to Trail.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 3:46:24 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Joyce (Donald H. McVay '53)
JOYCE MARIE ALBERT McVAY  died peacefully at her home in Dumfries, Virginia on Monday, January 5, 2015. Joyce was born on April 1, 1931 in Buffalo, New York. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Donald H. McVay. She is survived by her six children Kathleen (Paul) Savard, Cynthia (Paul) Devoe, Craig (Patricia), Kevin (Carole), Jeffrey and Christopher (Sarah) as well as eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and her brother, Paul (Mary Ann) Albert. A Mass of the Re.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:32:15 PM

Obituary: Ernest Reed Stacey '47
Captain ERNEST REED STACEY,  CEC, USN (Ret.) (Age 90)  
On Sunday, January 25, 2015 of Bethesda, MD a former long time resident of Potomac, MD. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ann Mulvaney Stacey, daughter Julia, sons, Reed and John, son-in-law Mike, daughters -in-law Stacy and Lorie; grandchildren Samantha, Ernest III, Emme and Elizabeth.
Friends will be received at Pumphrey's Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home, 7557 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD on Thursday, January 29, 201.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7:06:40 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Laura (Charles H. Manazir '58)
Laura Ann Wilcox Manazir passed away peacefully at home accompanied by her husband, Bud, and her closest friend. Her gallant battle with multiple myeloma ended at 9:45am, Thursday, January 15, 2015...two days after her 79th birthday. Whether you knew her as Ann, Annie, or Laura, she filled your world with grace, love, and the most perfect sense of humility and savoire faire. She saw the best in everyone and fought through her pain with an insatiable sense of humor, even silliness at times. Her s.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 6:52:00 AM

Obituary: Elizabeth Rose Kealey '05
Elizabeth Kealey / Marine Corps pilot didn't waver in wake of challengesBy Jill Harkins / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
When Marine Capt. Elizabeth Kealey returned from a deployment during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, she showed her mom, Chris Kealey-Thompson, photographs of her helicopter covered in bullet holes.
"She was like, ’No big deal, Mom,’" said Ms. Kealey-Thompson of Salisbury, N.C.
That probably really was no big deal for a young woman who wanted to pursue only .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:39:22 AM

Obituary: Walter Raymond Beck Jr. '54
Walter Raymond Beck Jr. "Ray", 82. Born: December 7, 1932 to Walter Raymond Beck, Sr. and Florence Jacobs Beck in Chicago, Illinois. Died: December 31, 2014 in Lewes, Delaware. 
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Joan Clark Beck; 2 children Brian Beck (Carol) and Susan Latham (Paul); 2 grandchildren (Olivia Latham and Beck Latham). He was preceded in death by his brother; Robert Beck (Audrey).
Ray graduated from Downers Grove High School in June of 1950 and left immediately to attend.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:28:55 AM

Obituary: William Michael McHugh '57
WILLIAM MICHAEL McHUGH  
On January 17, 2015 beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend died in Alexandria VA due to complications of prostate cancer. Born on March 5, 1936 in San Diego CA, Mike lived in Virginia Beach VA, Alexandria VA, San Diego CA, Washington D.C., Hawaii, San Francisco CA, and Tokyo, Japan. He graduated from Coronado High School in 1953, the US Naval Academy in 1957, Submarine School in Groton CT in 1958, earned a M.A. in Material Science from the Naval Po.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:16:19 AM

Obituary: Clifford David Hopkins '50
Clifford D. Hopkins, 87, of Atlantic Shores Retirement Community, Virginia Beach, a retired Captain, U.S. Navy, died January 23, 2015.Captain Hopkins was born in Belmont, Massachusetts, the son of Leo John Hopkins and Mary Ellen (Butchard) Hopkins. He graduated from Belmont High School in 1943 and attended Northeastern University in Boston, Mass until he enlisted in the Navy in January 1945. Fleet appointment to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, he graduated and was commissioned with the Class.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:11:46 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Kimberlee (Michael D. Billok '96)
Kimberlee L. Billok, age 42, died Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Saratoga Hospital. Born on October 12, 1972, in Lynn, Massachusetts, she is the daughter of Ed and Della Latta. She graduated from Randolph High School in New Jersey in 1991, and Loyola University in Baltimore in 1995, where she was a proud member of the Green & Grey Society. Kim then received her Master's Degree in elementary education from Trinity University in Washington, D.C. in 1997 while participating in the Teachers' Serv.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:01:19 AM

Obituary: Francis John Fitzpatrick '39
Rear Admiral Francis J. Fitzpatrick, USN (Ret.) died peacefully at home on August 3, 2014 in McLean, VA. Born in Salt Lake City, UT, on February 3, 1916, "Fitz" graduated from Kemmerer High School in Wyoming and attended the University of Wyoming at Laramie. Appointed to the Naval Academy from Wyoming, he graduated on June 1, 1939. Fitz was serving aboard the battleship New Mexico when the United States entered World War II and participated in prewar convoy operations in the Atlantic and combat .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:53:26 AM

Obituary: Henry Patteson Adams '39
HENRY P. ADAMS (Age 98), (SC), USN (Ret.)  
Capt. Henry P. Adams died on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at his home. Born in Lynchburg, VA, he was appointed to the Academy from that state, graduating with the class of 1939. He was ordered to the USS RANGER (CV4) where he served for two years. After transferring to the Supply Corps in 1941, he attended the Navy Supply Corps School at Harvard University. Upon completion of Supply School in February 1942, he was ordered to the USS PHILADELPHIA (C.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:33:08 AM

Obituary: Jackson Weatherbee Tarbell Kennedy '61
Jackson Weatherbee Tarbell Kennedy, of Toms River, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Born June 28, 1939, he was a son of the late Lilian Tarbell Kennedy and Captain Anthony Kennedy, Jr. He is survived by wife, Patricia; children, Elizabeth "Lisa" Kennedy Duke of Cary, NC, Richard "Paca" Kennedy II of Los Angeles, CA, and Alexandra "Looie" Kennedy Gittines of Southbury, CT; step-children, Andrea Moore of New Fairfield, CT and Randy Moore of Southern Pines, NC; brother, Anthony Kennedy III of Muncy, PA;.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:26:51 AM

Obituary: John Hamilton Stone '47
Mr. John Hamilton Stone Jr., 91, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at River Place Nursing Center in Amory. He was born November 10, 1923, in Okolona to John Hamilton Stone Sr. and Ida M. Gregory Stone of Okolona. He was a graduate of Okolona High School. While waiting on his appointment to the U,S, Naval Academy, he attended Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi. He was a Class of 1947 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and joined the U.S. Navy upon graduati.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:22:40 AM

Obituary: Rufus Clemens Porter Jr. '42
CAPT. RUFUS C. PORTER (Age 96), died peacefully at home on January 19, 2015. Born in North Carolina and raised in Alabama, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the Class of 1942, only 12 days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He served in combat operations during WWII aboard the destroyer USS REID (DD-369) in the Pacific Fleet. His peacetime career included four commands at sea in destroyers and two tours of duty in the office of the Chief of Naval Operations.
 Retiring i.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:10:03 AM

Obituary: Charles Moulton Plumly '55
Captain Charles Moulton Plumly, USN (Ret.), 83, passed away on January 15th at Saint Joseph's Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Portland, Maine to the late Clinton and Katharine Plumly, he attended the University of Maine (Beta Theta Phi fraternity) before receiving his congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating in June 1955. Captain Plumly committed twenty five years to the United States Navy. He served on eight ships, commanding five of them. He had two W.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:51:08 AM

Obituary: Daniel Cooper Clements '45
CAPTAIN DAN C. CLEMENTS, (USN RETIRED) - age 92, passed away on January 22, 2015, in Nashville Tennessee. Dan was born on February 4, 1922, in Knoxville, Tennessee, the third son of Hal H. Clements Sr. and Nina Dobson Clements. He graduated from Knoxville High School in the class of 1939 with his sweetheart, Rosalind Blanch Claiborne. Dan attended the University of Tennessee College of Engineering until his appointment to the United States Naval Academy, where he was sworn in as a midshipman on .... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:07:22 PM

Obituary: Roger Philip Granere '64
Roger Philip Granere (February 7, 1941 - January 18, 2014)
Roger Philip Granere, born February 7, 1941, passed away Sunday morning, January 18, 2014. 
He is survived by daughters, Jennifer Loomis and Valerie Edde, and sister, Cheryl Free. 
After an athletic and achievement filled childhood, he went on to join the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and after graduating in 1964, went on to fly C130 aircraft. Based on the island of Guam, he met and married his wife, Susan, and had his firs.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 26, 2015 11:36:39 AM

Obituary: Gordon Alan Bonnel '60
LCdr Gordon A. Bonnel, USN (ret)February 16, 1938~November 23, 2014
Gordon Alan Bonnel, “Gordy,” was born February 16, 1938 and passed away November 23, 2014.
Gordy was a U.S. Naval Academy Graduate, class of 1960. He served as a naval aviator retiring in 1981. He flew the S-2 Tracker (Stoof) in squadrons VS-39 and VS-27 aboard the USS Forrestal (CVA-59). His specialty was anti-submarine warfare operating in European, Caribbean and East Coast waters, He also flew the C-1 carrier-ba.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 23, 2015 5:11:56 AM

Obituary: John Thomas Quirk '53
John Thomas Quirk passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
John aka "Jack" was born December 30, 1930 in Orange, New Jersey.
He was preceded in death by his parents - John Joseph Quirk, Helen McDonald Quirk, and his brother, William "Bill" Quirk.
Jack is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Jeanne Kathleen Quirk, his daughter Mary, son Kevin, and son Patrick and his wife Lisa, and 3 Grandchildren - James, Kristin and Kailyn Quirk. Jack is also survived by two sisters, Ann McPadden and Helen.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:35:26 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara (Heliodore A. Marcoux '34)
Barbara Carmelite Bell Marcoux
Barbara Marcoux, known by nearly everyone as "Bobbie," passed away quietly at her residence in Bothell, Washington on January 18, 2015. Born September 13, 1914, in a boathouse on Perdido Bay near Pensacola, Florida. Bobbie was the eldest child of the well-known and respected Bell family of Pensacola. Her mother was Petrea Olsen Bell and her father was Randall Ray Bell, Sr.
Bobbie married H.A. "Marc" Marcoux, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and Naval Aviator, in Pen.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:08:35 AM

Obituary: Charles Daniel Larson '51
(August 22, 1928 - January 18, 2015) We mourn the passing of Lieutenant Commander Charles Daniel Larson, USN Retired, beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Chuck is survived by his wife, Carole, his sons Charles Jr. (Margaret), Ross (Darlene), and Ian (Patti), and four grandchildren. Chuck was born 8/22/1928 in Bemidji, Minnesota, and entered eternal life 1/18/2015 in Newport Beach, California after a long illness. Chuck attended the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD, and ser.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:05:17 AM

Obituary: Arthur Doron Clark '63
Arthur Doron Clark, 73, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of the late Merle Arnold Clark died Monday, January 19, 2015. The relatives and friends of Arthur Clark are invited to attend his Memorial Service on Sunday, January 25, 2015 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at the chapel from 2:00 p.m. until time of the service. The inurnment will be held at the United States Naval Academy at a later date with full.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 22, 2015 10:53:37 AM

Obituary: Richard Moore Ellis '49
Richard Moore Ellis, 87, of Madison, passed away Friday, January 9, 2015 in the Martha Jefferson Hospital. Born July 2, 1927 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. He was the son of the late Frederick and Jeannette Moore Ellis and husband of the late Mary Agnes Ellis.Mr. Ellis was a graduate of the Naval Academy class of 1949 and retired from the United States Navy after 20 years. He later retired from the Federal Reserve Bank in Culpeper.Mr. Ellis is survived by two daughters, Gina Colegrove and husband, Scott .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 3:00:11 AM

Obituary: William Hanna Lynch '49
William (Bill) Hanna Lynch, 88, passed away on January 9, 2015. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, on June 29, 1926, and lived in Amarillo, Texas, from the age of two years through graduation from Amarillo High School in 1944. He was the eldest son of Howard and Dolly Lynch. Bill is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jo Anne, their son Howard C. Lynch (Kate) of Corvallis, Oregon, and daughter Alyson (Michael) Dobbert of Santa Rosa, grandchildren Madison (Jesse) Tomaino of Portland, Oregon, Casey.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:45:01 PM

Obituary: Peter Louis Hilgartner '51
Col. Peter L. Hilgartner, USMC retired, passed away peacefully at Brightview Assisted Living on January 8, 2015, in Great Falls, VA, at 87 years of age. Funeral services are being held Saturday January 24th, at 10:30 am, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 10550 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 23rd from 6-9pm at the church. His burial at Arlington National Cemetery will be scheduled. Donations made in his honor, should be made to the Semper Fi Fund, (https.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:41:42 PM

Obituary: Edward John Hoynes '59
Edward John Hoynes, 80, of West Chester, Ohio passed away peacefully at home on Thursday January 15, 2015. Ed was a 1959 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned on June 3rd, 1959 into the United States Marine Corp. He proudly served in Korea and two tours in Vietnam. After leaving the Corp, he worked for General Electric, retiring from American Standard in 1999. Ed was a long time board member of Charlie's ¾ House in Cincinnati. Ed was a friend of Bill W. for 31 y.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:33:36 PM

Obituary: James Daniel Gouge '54
James Daniel Gouge, 85, passed away on Jan. 16, 2015 at his home in Longmont. A memorial service celebrating James' life will be held at: New Creation Church, 8th and Bross, Longmont, CO on Saturday, January 24, at 2:00 P.M. James was born January 5, 1930 in Dayton, Ohio to Horace Ezekiel Gouge Sr. and Lucy Adelaide Leach Gouge, into a family of 11 children. After graduating from Fairview High School in 1947 he joined the USMC and served 3 years during which time he received an appointment to th.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:20:58 PM

Obituary: Mrs. June (James E. Johnson '56)
June Whitehurst Johnson passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015, wife of James E. Johnson and mother of David E Johnson, at Fairfax Hospital. Another son, Ned A. Johnson passed away in 1994. June was a genealogist as well as a mother, and Navy wife. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at Demaine Funeral Home-Fairfax, 10565 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030, followed by a memorial service at 12:30 p.m. Interment will be at Columbia Gardens Cemetery, 3411 Arlingto.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 8:34:43 AM

Obituary: John Stirling Heyde Jr. '57
John S. Heyde Jr., Navy commander
John S. Heyde Jr., 80, a Navy commander who retired in 1977 as a deputy to the assistant secretary of defense and then spent 20 years as executive vice president of Astro-Tec, an aeronautical consulting company in Alexandria, Va., died Dec. 17, 2014 at a hospital in Bethesda. The cause was metastatic melanoma, said a son-in-law, Tim Sullivan.
Cmdr. Heyde, a resident of McLean, Va., was born in Baltimore and served 20 years in the Navy. As a pilot, he logged mo.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 5:31:27 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marguerite (William T. Gunn III '63)
Marguerite Spence Gunn
"Music Was Her Name"
Our beloved Peggy, of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2015, after a lengthy illness. She was born 2 April, 1943 to Harry Buddig Spence and Florence Glass Davis, the second oldest sibling of five children. She was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and spent her early years in Uniontown, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia. 
She attended Grady High School in Atlanta and was a 1965 graduate of Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. It was .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:25:19 AM

Obituary: Howard Austin Shartel '50
(May 7, 1928 ~January 13, 2015) Howard A. Shartel (Austin), 86, Captain, USN Ret., of State College, Pa., passed away peacefully on January 13, after a long illness. Austin was born on May 7, 1928, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. His parents were Elizabeth Austin and Stratton Shartel of Kansas City, Mo. Austin earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1950 and his master's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He married Charlot.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:15:27 AM

Obituary: David Burr McElvein '66
David Burr McElvein, 71, passed on January 13, 2015 after a long illness.
David was a loving son and father and leaves his wife of 48 years, Karin Mueller McElvein and children Scott McElvein, Norfolk and Sarah McElvein Redden (Brian), Midlothian. Grandchildren Ethan McElvein, Austin, Garrett and Kylie Redden will miss their time spent together here and in Ocean Park, ME where he vacationed for many years as a youth and then later with his own family. He also leaves behind a sister Betsy McElve.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:09:04 AM

Obituary: Rockwell Holman '50
Capt. Rockwell Holman, US Navy Ret., 87 of Bath, PA. died Thursday, January 15, 2015, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg in Bethlehem, PA. Born May 7, 1927 in Leominster, MA., he was the son of the late Paul R. and Isabel (Doan) Holman. He was the husband of Irene (Taylor) Holman, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage last February 22, 2014. Rockwell attended Renesselear Polytechnic Institute and Ohio State University and MIT before graduation with a B/S degree from U.S. Naval Academy, An.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:06:37 AM

Obituary: John Raymond Wilhelm '45
John Raymond "Jack" Wilhelm
At the age of 92, Jack peacefully passed away on December 20, 2014, at Lorien Assisted Living in Mt. Airy, MD, and is now in the eternal presence of the Lord. 
Jack was born November 9, 1922, in Washington DC, the son of George Raymond and Belle Rebecca (Heisse) Wilhelm. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1945, he served our country in the Pacific Theater during WWII on the USS Belleau Wood. After the war, he was honorably discharged from t.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 16, 2015 3:18:45 AM

Obituary: James Edward Farley '47
CDR James "Jim" Edward Farley, USN (Ret.) passed away peacefully at home in Dagsboro, DE on Monday, January 12, 2015 after 92 years of a life well lived. Born in Lowell, MA, Jim graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1946 and retired a Commander after a decorated 26 year career. He was a high school physics teacher in Fort Washington, MD until moving to Ocean City, MD in 1984 where he spent his final retirement years. Jim was predeceased by his first wife Jean Farley (nee Lawler) in 1999. He is .... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 16, 2015 3:14:43 AM

Obituary: Scott Andrew Billington '81
The community of Solana Beach has lost one of its own. Scott Billington passed away on January 10, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. He was 55 years old. 
He is survived by his wife, Jessica; his daughter, Reese; and his son, John.
Scott was a tireless supporter of his community. Among others, his stint as President of the Solana Beach Soccer Club and work for the Solana Beach Schools Foundation fundraising events earned him the title as the unofficial "Mayor" of Solana Beach.
Many .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 15, 2015 4:47:14 AM

Obituary: Harold Alba Glovier Jr. '54
Capt. Harold A. Glovier Jr, USN (ret), formerly of Waterford, VA, died of complications arising from pneumonia and influenza on January 10, 2015. He was 83 years old. 
Capt. Glovier was born at home in Cranford, N.J, the only surviving child of Harold and Mary Jane Glovier. He graduated from Cranford High School and entered Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst. with the class of 1953. Following Freshman year at Rensselaer, he was appointed to the United States Naval Academy by then Congressman Clif.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 15, 2015 3:56:48 AM

Obituary: Edward Pierce Wilson Jr. '45
Edward P. Wilson, Jr., also affectionately known as "Coach" or "Coach Baby" to friends and family, a longtime resident of Severna Park, MD, died at age 92 after a brief illness on January 8, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. Coach Wilson was born on April 18, 1922 in Annapolis, MD, and raised in Beloit, Wisconsin. Past residences included; Arlington, VA, Bainbridge, MD, Naples, Italy, Norfolk, VA and Orlando Florida. A member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1945, Coac.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:28:20 AM

Obituary: Matthew Francis Pasztalaniec '54
(June 20, 1930 - January 5, 2015) Captain Matthew Francis Pasztalaniec, USN (Ret.) of Philadelphia, PA, passed away suddenly in his home in Monterey, CA on January 5, 2015. 
Matt was born on June 20, 1930 in Philidelphia, PA to George and Veronica Pasztalaniec. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1954 and proudly served for 30 years as a Naval Aviator. He married the former Lorraine Scott of Garden City, NY and they recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Chr.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:23:23 AM

Obituary: James Richard Powell '50
James Richard "Dick" Powell, Jr., age 86.
Captain Dick Powell, USN(ret) of McLean, Va., died quietly in his home with his loving family at his side Sunday, 11 January 2015.
After graduation from Flushing High School, NY in 1946, he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy and thus began his career as a graduate of the Class of 1950. In 1952, while home from flight school, he met his future wife, Mary Frances Jones of Gulfport, MS
After completing flight training in Pensacola.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:19:04 AM

Obituary: Daniel Hunt '43
Captain Daniel Hunt, 94, U. S. Navy Retired, husband, father, WWII veteran, golfer, sailor, with a life-long public service career, passed away peacefully at home on January 11 surrounded by family and caregivers, of natural causes. Dan spoke fondly of his 25 year marriage with Shirley Hampton Hunt and of his many children and step-children at his home in Chestertown, on the Easter Shore of Maryland. He was a loving person and consummate gentleman, who always met family and friends with a cheerf.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:15:17 AM

Obituary: Jon Harmon Graf '60
Jon Harmon Graf, 77, of Wausau, Wisconsin, went to be with his Lord Jesus on Saturday, January 10, 2015.
Jon was born March 25, 1937 in Milwaukee, WI. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Helga Graf, Ringle, WI; four children, Scott (Susan) Graf, Ringle; Carolee Graf, Brazil; Ted (Andrea) Graf, Des Plaines, IL; and Jeff (Sherry) Graf, Colorado Springs, CO; his older brother Jim (Grace) Graf, Milwaukee, WI; three "adopted" children, Doris (Brad) Weyers, Mosinee, WI; Juan Carlos (Elsy) Romero,.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:07:17 AM

Obituary: Kenneth Austin Embery '71
Kenneth Austin Embery (November 10, 1949 - December 30, 2014)
Ken Embery, loving husband and father, grandfather, son, brother, friend, author, poet, and avid Oregon Duck fan died peacefully following complications from heart surgery. Ken is survived by his three children: Bridget Livesay, with her husband, Brent, and their son, Desmond, of Portland; Austin Embery, of Eugene; and Elyce Embery, of Eugene. Ken is also survived by his mother Dorothy and her companion Dick Joneli of Sedro Woolley, .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:01:39 AM

Obituary: Gordon Gafford Koops '54
Lt. Col. Gordon G. Koops (Ret.), 85, of Jacksonville, Ark., passed peacefully Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 after a long life filled with love and respect from his devoted wife, children, grandchildren and friends. A native of Long Island, New York and a graduate of the Naval Academy, "Pete" became a pilot for the USAF, traveled the world and served his country with honor and valor for decades. After retirement, he continued his career as an engineer, educator and a strong advocate for the conservative .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:56:44 AM

Obituary: Dale Potter Helmer '49
(December 03, 1925 - January 01, 2015) Commander Dale Potter Helmer, 89, died peacefully after a brief illness in San Diego, CA on January 1, 2015. A veteran of WWII, the Korean War and Vietnam War, he served his country for 31 years, retiring from the Navy in 1975. Dale was born on December 3, 1925 on a farm near Nash, OK to Clarence and Maggie Potter Helmer. Dale's grandfather, William Henderson Potter had participated in the Oklahoma land rush of 1889 into what had been Indian Land and staked.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:40:40 AM

Obituary: Dale Elwood Brandt '62
Dale Elwood Brandt, 76, of Duluth went home to be with the Lord Sunday, January 11, 2015 surrounded by his family at St. Luke's Hospital. Dale was born October 10, 1938 to Ralph and Florence Brandt in Moose Lake.
Dale grew up in Duluth and graduated in 1956 from Denfeld High School. He attended the US Naval Academy and graduated in 1962 with his electrical engineering degree. Later he went to Boston University where he achieved his MBA and then MIT for his computer science degree. He was a jet .... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 7:52:40 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Frank L. Boushee '48)
Betty East Boushee passed away peacefully on 18 December, 2014, in Jacksonville, Florida. Betty was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on 2 August, 1931, the daughter of Ethel Everton and John W. East. She attended public and private schools and graduated from "The Graham School" for girls. Betty then attended and graduated in 1953 from Mary Washington College for young women. In college she was editor of the year book and listed in "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities." Upon graduation, she.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015 7:44:50 AM

Obituary: Robert Ringgold Wilmer '54
Robert R. Wilmer died on Friday, January 9, 2015. Bob graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy on June 4, 1954. He earned his wings in jets the following year and at that time he married the love of his life. They would have celebrated their 60th anniversary in June 2015. Bob had a successful naval career. He served in Viet Nam, commanded a navy fighter squadron, and was Commanding Officer of the JRB New Orleans. Bob retired as a Navy Captain in June 1984. He spent his retirement years earning an M.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015 7:41:51 AM

Obituary: John Charles Rivers '49
John (Jack) Charles Rivers, 89, of Raleigh, North Carolina., died Thursday, January 8, 2014, exactly two weeks after the death of his beloved wife of 66 years, Gloria. He was born to the late Annie Copperthite Rivers and John Lawrence Rivers on March 3, 1925 in Washington, D.C. Jack graduated from Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia, attended the United States Naval Academy, received his Bachelor's of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia, Master's of Divinity from the Episcopal.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015 7:35:45 AM


Kenneth Austin Embery (November 10, 1949 - December 30, 2014)
Ken Embery, loving husband and father, grandfather, son, brother, friend, author, poet, and avid Oregon Duck fan died peacefully following complications from heart surgery. Ken is survived by his three children: Bridget Livesay, with her husband, Brent, and their son, Desmond, of Portland; Austin Embery, of Eugene; and Elyce Embery, of Eugene. Ken is also survived by his mother Dorothy and her companion Dick Joneli of Sedro Woolley, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:51:23 AM

Obituary: Andrew John Bergesen '51
ANDREW JOHN BERGESEN of Destin, Florida, passed away on November 30, 2014 at the age of 85. He was a good man and friend to many, and he will be missed dearly.
Andy was born in New York on August 23, 1929 to Berger and Astrid Bergesen and spoke fondly and often of his experiences growing up in Brooklyn and Long Island in the 1930s and 1940s. He remained close to his extended family, including sister Irene Divine, cousins John Torkelsen and Elsie Doorley, and their 11 children.
Andy attended Br.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:45:14 AM

Obituary: James Edward Bender '57
(January 11, 1934 - January 5, 2015) James Edward Bender, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Monday, January 5, 2015 at home in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was 80 years old. A native of Meadville, Pennsylvania, Jim graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1957. Jim served honorably in the United States Navy for 26 years as a Submariner and then at the Pentagon. He retired as a Captain in 1983. He began a second career in the defense industry with General Dynamics an.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015 5:42:51 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Pauline (Carlisle Trost '53)
Pauline Louise Haley Trost (12/26/1931~ 1/7/2015)
Pauline Trost, beloved wife of Admiral Carlisle A. H. Trost (USN Ret.), passed away surrounded by her family on January 7th at Anne Arundel Medical Center, from complications following a recent illness.
She leaves behind her husband Carl, four children (Carl, Laura Lee Carrico and husband John, Steve and wife Gail, and Kathleen), and six grandchildren (Scott, Megan, and Justin Carrico, and Will, Haley, and Alexa Trost).
Raised in Cottage City,.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:40:34 AM

Obituary: Charles James Walsh '52
Charles Walsh (Born: June 29, 1930 ~ Died: Jan. 02, 2015)
Charles Walsh of Harvard, Illinois passed away on Friday, the 2nd January 2015, after a long illness. 
Charles was born to Elmer Michael Walsh, Sr. (the once Sheriff of Cook County), and Grace Farwell Walsh on the 29th of June 1930. He grew up on the South Side of Chicago where he attended the University of Chicago Laboratory School, and then transferred to St. Joseph High School in St. Joseph, Michigan. He left the Midwest in 1947.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 12, 2015 5:37:25 AM

Obituary: Charles Kenneth Ruiz '43
Capt. Charles Kenneth Ruiz, U.S. Navy (ret.), of Henderson, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at his home. He was born July 11, 1021, to Charles Alfred and Elsa (nee Barshar) Ruiz, in Rock Island, Ill. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1942, Class of 1943. In 33 years of Naval service, he fought in four different areas of sea warfare starting with surface warfare in the cruiser USS Vincennes (CA-44). The Vincennes was sunk off Guadacanal during the Battle of Savo Island Aug. 9, .... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 09, 2015 5:47:51 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Gloria (John C. Rivers '49)
Gloria Garavaglia Rivers, 86, of Raleigh, North Carolina, died surrounded by her family Christmas evening.
She was born to the late Louisa Caprani Garavaglia and Alexander Garavaglia on June 18th, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan.
Gloria graduated from Oceana High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1945 and received her RN from De Paul Hospital School of Nursing in Norfolk, Virginia in 1948.
She married The Reverend John Charles Rivers in September of 1948 and is survived by her loving husband, .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 08, 2015 11:48:45 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jane (Herschel J. Goldberg '35)
Jane Blumberg Goldberg, age 91, died at home on December 23rd, 2014 following complications from a broken hip. Originally from the Midwest, she resided in the Bay Area for almost 60 years. She was a founding member and active participant in a wide variety of non-profit and community organizations, supporting projects focused on health, education, women's rights, Jewish life and the environment.
Known for her quick wit, keen intellect, attention to detail, creative and gracious entertaining and .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 08, 2015 8:54:54 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marjorie (Willis C. Barnes '45)
Marjorie Loftus Barnes, age 92, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed to her eternal rest on Monday, December 29, 2014, at the Brandon Oaks Retirement Community in Roanoke, Virginia. Marjorie was born March 7, 1922, in Utica, New York, the daughter of James Patrick and Mary Haney Loftus. At an early age, Marjorie went to live with her paternal grandparents, William and Mary Loftus, and was raised by them and her two aunts, Elizabeth Loftus and Mrs. Alice Jordan. She att.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2015 7:50:29 AM

Obituary: David Bruce Gibson '58
Captain David Bruce Gibson, USN (Ret.) '58, age 77, of Rogers, Arkansas died Thursday, December 25, 2014 in Fayetteville. He was born February 16, 1937 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey to David Stanley and Janet Lucille Cornell Gibson. Although a native of New Jersey, he attended Admiral Farragut Academy, a naval honor school, in St. Petersburg, Florida for his last three years of high school prior to receiving his congressional appointment to the Naval Academy. He graduated in June of 1958 in the 9th .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2015 6:28:19 AM

Obituary: Preston Andrew Peak '46
Preston Andrew Peak, 92, passed away peacefully at his home in Dallas on Friday, December 26, 2014. He was preceded in death by his daughter Mary Lee Peak. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Martha Raley Peak, daughters Margaret Peak and Martha Peak Rochelle, son-in-law James A. Rochelle, and grand-daughters Katherine Rochelle and Rebecca Rochelle. Other survivors include his cousin William W. Peak and his brothers-in-law and their wives: Jack Raley and wife Lutetia and Bill Raley and wife J.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2015 6:01:28 AM

Obituary: Shirley Knott Alger '52
On January 4, 2015 Shirley K. Alger, (Lt. Cmdr, Ret. US Navy) beloved husband of Ruth Matthews Alger and the late Jane Howard Alger; devoted father of Jane D. Ishman and husband, Michael of Shepherdstown, WV and Susan A. Worley and husband, Lawrence of Perry Hall, MD; and step-father of Dr. Ludwig J. Eglseder III, John M. Eglseder, Scott W. Eglseder, and Kurt W. Eglseder; dear grandfather of Gary Pfeffer, Jr. of Bel Air, MD, Heather Ishman Duncan and husband Michael of Shepherdtown, WV; loving g.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2015 4:57:08 AM

Obituary: Robert Lane Larkin '72
Robert Lane Larkin passed away Saturday January 3, 2015 at age 64. He was preceded in death by his parents Rear Admiral Richard and Mrs. Frances Larkin. Robert was born in Hampton in 1950 and lived in his favorite state of Virginia for most of his life. Robert attended Hampton High School then went on to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis where he received top marks and his choice of assignment. That assignment was flight school, but first he served aboard a destroyer in Vietnam. He re.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 9:02:22 AM

Obituary: Wilmer Eugene Hansen '45
Wilmer "Hap" Hansen, resided at Plantation Estates in Matthews, NC, passed away in his apartment on December 28, 2014 with loving family members at his side. Hap, whose wife Ruth passed away in 2013, is survived by his daughter, Karen H. Schulze residing in Philadelphia, PA with her life partner Marshall Asnen; his son Kent A. Hansen residing in Boulder, CO with his wife Cathy; his granddaughter, Kristen S. McDermott residing in Mount Pleasant, SC with her husband Jason; and his grandson Derek R.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1:08:28 PM

Obituary: John Granville Tillson '51
(04/07/1928 ~ 12/27/2014)  -- John Granville Tillson passed away Saturday December 27, 2014, in Encinitas, CA. Born in Annapolis, MD on April 7, 1928, John graduated in 1951 from the U.S. Naval Academy. His career service took him and his family to duty stations throughout the United States and Europe. He followed his 26 years as a submarine officer with 25 years as a residential real estate professional working throughout San Diego County. He is survived by his beloved wife Dana ("Presh"*).... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 11:42:38 AM

Obituary: Oscar Wilson Harbin Jr. '64
Oscar Wilson Harbin, 74, of Saluda, NC died of a heart attack at his home on Dec. 6,, 2014. A memorial celebrating his life will be held in the Jackson Funeral Service chapel in Hendersonville, NC at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Visitation begins at 1. 
Born in Brevard, NC, Oscar was the son of the late Oscar Wilson Harbin Sr. and wife Inez. He attended Brevard High School and was a graduate of UNC - Chapel Hill, where he studied botany, chemistry, and English. He worked for DuPont in.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:41:30 AM

Obituary: Carl Shumaker '55
Carl "Clif" Shumaker, age 83, went home to the Lord peacefully Saturday, January 3, 2015 in Medina. His wife of nearly 60 years, Betty, and his family were by his side. 
Born December 8, 1931 in Washington, D.C. Clif graduated as an Ensign from the United States Naval Academy in 1955. He served his country proudly as an Officer on the USS Shenandoah and USS Mahan achieving the rank of Lt. Commander. Following the Navy, his business career was distinguished by his uncompromising honesty and.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:39:13 AM

Obituary: Edward Holmes Martin '54
San Diego Union TribuneBy Christine Huard 6 a.m. Jan. 5, 2015 Updated 11:47 a.m.
Vice Adm. Edward Martin, 83, Vietnam POW
Annapolis grad and highly decorated pilot, shot down on bombing mission, spent six years in ‘Hanoi Hilton’
Edward Martin wound up in the hands of the North Vietnamese much the way Sen. John McCain and Vice Adm. James Stockdale did - the Navy commander's A-4 Skyhawk was hit by enemy fire during a bombing mission and downed just southeast of Hanoi.
And like McCa.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:36:57 AM

Obituary: James C. Moore '60
James C. Moore, 79, passed from this life to be with God and his son, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, January 3, 2015. Jim, as known by most in his later years, and Cooper by anyone who knew him in his youth or was family, was surrounded by loving family in his last hours. He was born December 18, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA to Frances Cooper Moore and Rufus Allen Moore (predeceased), spent the bulk of his youth, until age 12, growing up in Ashville, NC before returning to his mothers roots in Youngstow.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:25:58 AM

Obituary: John Caldwell Wilson '49
John Caldwell Wilson, devoted husband of Nancy Rhett Wilson, entered into eternal life on the afternoon of January 2, 2015. Mr. Wilson was born November 30, 1926 in Charlotte, NC, the son of George Edward Wilson, Jr., former Mayor of Charlotte and Lida Rivers Caldwell Wilson. He was a retired Vice President of the South Carolina National Bank and Wachovia Bank. Mr. Wilson attended public schools in Charlotte before graduating from Culver Military Academy. He attended Davidson College for one yea.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 05, 2015 5:55:38 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty Jane (John F. Paolantonio '45)
BETTY JANE PAOLANTONIO passed away on Monday, December 29, 2014 at the age of 90 at the Capital Caring Hospice Center in Arlington after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Betty was born on September 3, 1924 in Morgantown, WV. After graduating from Point Marion High School, Pennsylvania, she moved to Washington DC to work at the Post Office. She met her future husband, CDR John F. Paolantonio, at the United States Naval Academy, and they were happily married for nearly 48 years. Her husband precede.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 05, 2015 5:50:03 AM

Obituary: William Edwin Hutchison '51
William Edwin "Bill" Hutchison died of complications following surgery in San Diego, California on December 21, 2014. He was 86 years old. Born in San Francisco on July 23, 1928 to William J. and Laura Hutchison, Bill grew up in Medford, Oregon and Boise, Idaho. He began working early in life. Among his many jobs, he fondly recalled summers spent piling brush with Forest Service crews, manning fire lookouts and fighting fires. He graduated from Boise High School and spent a year at the Universit.... Click here to Read more
Monday, January 05, 2015 5:46:54 AM

Obituary: Hal Roberts Ellis III '56
Hal Roberts Ellis, III, Commander US Navy (Retired) passed away Monday, December 29, 2014 at the age of 81 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Barbara Brown Ellis and his children Hal R. Ellis IV (Cathy), Elizabeth E. Dickason (Don), and John L. Ellis; four grandsons Matthew, Justin, and Ryan Dickason and Austin Ellis; close cousins Laurine Shuman, Shivers McCollum (Nancy), Dexter Jordan, and Dr. Thornton Jordan (Sue) and several cousins he was fond of.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, January 03, 2015 1:30:09 PM

Obituary: Edward Duffy French '47
Edward Duffy French, 90 (almost 91), of Irvington, died on Friday, December 19, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Lois Waterbury French; and his three children, Edward Duffy French Jr. and his wife, Kathleen Moran French, Anne Huntington French and her husband, Richard Thomas Wurzelbacher and Gould Remick French and his wife, Marianne French; six grandchildren, Michael Remick French, John Remick French, Meredith Anne French, Hilah Francke Wurzelbacher, Griffin Edward Wurzelbacher and Louise Hunt.... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 02, 2015 6:22:21 AM

Obituary: Stanley Gordon Seccombe Jr. '46
Stanley Gordon Seccombe, Jr., 90, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2014 near midnight at Riverside Hospital after a short illness. Ruby Eason and Dana, Trip, and Palma Seccombe were by his side. Gordon was born in Ansonia, Connecticut and attended Phillips Academy (Andover), graduating in 1942. He briefly attended Yale, and later graduated from the US Naval Academy, Class of 1945W. He married his high school sweetheart, Eleanor Joan Dreher, in 1946. They had two sons, Trip (born in 1947) a.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 6:09:45 AM

Obituary: Fielding Gallatin Lucas '46
Fielding "Luke" Lucas, 92, of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, December 27, at the Elizabeth House. Luke was born in New Brunswick, N.J., entered the U.S. Navy in 1939 and graduated from the Naval Academy with the class of 1946. He remained on active duty until 1955, when he began a civilian career with Honeywell defense business in engineering and general management, and later with the electronic data processing division in Washington, D.C. and Europe. He also worked for G.D. Searle as a m.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 6:06:01 AM

Obituary: Francis Sylvester Jenkins Jr. '55
Francis "Bud" Jenkins, 83, of Fortville, died on Monday, December 29, 2014, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Carolyn Suiter Jenkins and his devoted children Lisa Wilson (Kris) of Brookville and Matthew Jenkins (Joani) of Fortville. His loving grandchildren are Kyle Wilson of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, Tyler Wilson of Pendleton and Ashley and Abagael Jenkins of Fortville. Having no siblings of his own, he revered his in-laws, James and Sydney Suiter of Carmel, Lind.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 5:43:58 AM

Obituary: Louis Tracy Girdler Jr. '41
Louis "Tracy" Girdler, Jr. passed away on December 16, 2014, at a skilled nursing facility in Mobile, AL. Mr. Girdler was 96 years old. Born Louis Tracy Girdler, Jr. in Muskegon, MI on June 12, 1918, he was the second son of Louis Tracy Girdler and Ruth Arend Girdler. Tracy's two brothers and only siblings, Robert and Harry Girdler, are deceased. Tracy Girdler married Ethel Petersen Girdler in Muskegon, MI on August 9, 1940. Ethel Girdler passed away in Mobile, AL, at the age of 86, on November .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 5:38:32 AM

Obituary: Otis Keener Earle '68
Otis Keener "Keener" Earle passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Idaho Falls. He died with his wife, Karen, holding his hand, at his side.
Keener Earle came into the world July 20, 1946, in Washington, D.C., with a curiosity for everything around him. His father, Otis John Earle, and mother, Virginia Reifsnider Earle, raised Keener in the Philadelphia area, where he graduated from Episcopal Academy in 1964.
He followed a long family tradition of military service and graduated from U.S. Naval A.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 01, 2015 5:25:52 AM

Obituary: William Patrick Craven '51
William Craven of Bay Shore, NY and Venice, FL on Dec. 27, 2014. Proud U.S. Naval Academy athlete and Korean War B-52 pilot. Beloved husband of Joan. Devoted father of Janette, Pamela, William and Katharine. Admired brother of Rachel. Revered Grandfather of 13 and Great Grandfather of 3. Founder of two successful business ventures, Cochrane-Craven Insurance and Great River Citrus Groves. Tennis ace, golf pro and skilled Great South Bay clammer. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Pe.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 5:22:38 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carol (Charles G. Cooper '50)
CAROL EDGERTON COOPER (Age 83) A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend to many passed away after a brief illness on December 19, 2014, surrounded by adoring family and friends who will miss her greatly. Carol was born on March 1, 1931, in Meridian, Mississippi. At age seven, her family moved to their country property known as "The Meadows" in Fletcher, North Carolina, from where she attended St. Genevieve-of-the-Pines Academy for her elementary and high school educati.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 01, 2015 4:55:15 AM

Obituary: Richard Paul Ford '60
Richard Paul Ford, 77, of Pensacola, FL, died Saturday, December 27, 2014.
Dick was born September 20, 1937 in Haverhill, MA the son of Edward Joseph Ford and Anne Edith (Newman) Ford McKay. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and attended both the U.S. Naval Academy Prep School and the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. He served in the U.S. Navy until 1973 and continued Naval Reserve service until 1984. He was employed at Mankato State University, Mankato, MN and the U.S. Government in Washington,.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 29, 2014 12:05:05 PM

Obituary: John Daniel McKeogh '49
John Daniel McKeogh, 88, of Fitchburg, died on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at the Golden Living Center in Fitchburg after an illness.
John is survived by his wife, Joyce (Kielty) McKeogh, of Fitchburg; five children, Jack M. McKeogh and his wife Patty of CA, Marcia L. McKeogh of Nashville, TN, Paula J. McKeogh of Ashburnham, Daniel C. McKeogh and his wife Carol of Gardner, Richard P. McKeogh and his wife Suzi of Worcester; nine grandchildren, Carl, Katie, Michael, Patrick, Kelly, Molly, Brenda.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 29, 2014 11:27:34 AM

Obituary: John Herrick Howland '57
JOHN HERRICK HOWLAND (Age 78) was born February 1, 1936 in Rahway, NJ; died on December 16, 2014.
Survived by: Wife Susan Kay Howland, daughter Kathryn Anne Renard, Son Robert Herrick Howland, Son John Alden Howland, granddaughter Kathryn Brooke Renard, grandson John Howland Renard, grandson Charles Herrick Howland, granddaughter Eliza Rose Howland, grandson Henry Theodore Howland.
 Captain John Herrick Howland (Retired) was born in Rahway, NJ and attended The Taft School in Watertown, CT.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 29, 2014 11:11:45 AM

Obituary: Steven Wayne Rohrssen '76
Steven W. Rohrssen, 61, husband and loving father, passed away unexpectedly on December 22, 2014.
Steve is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Jo Ann Rohrssen; his children, Michael and Erika; his brother John and his wife Marie, and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, John and Elsie Rohrssen.
Steve was born in Bellmore, NY on August 14, 1953. Steve graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1976 with a degree in aerospace engineering. After marrying his beau.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:42:59 PM

Obituary: Joseph Francis Phelan '66
Captain Joseph Francis Phelan, USN, Retired, age 70, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2014 in St. Augustine, Florida, surrounded by his family, after a valiant fight with cancer. Joe will be remembered for his deep faith in God, his generous smile, his kindness, his calm and confidence-inspiring leadership, his deep love of family and friends, his pursuit of two successful careers, and his lifelong devotion to the United States Navy. Joe was born on February 24, 1944 to Dr. and Mrs. Willia.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:36:00 PM

Obituary: Gerald Fuller Brummitt '49
Gerald "Gerry" Fuller Brummitt was born June 3, 1927 in Henderson, North Carolina. He was the fourth generation of Brummitts to grow up on the family tobacco farm and attended local schools. After graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1949, Ensign Brummitt earned his wings in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1953. He flew A-4s from USS Midway, USS Forrestal, and USS Shangri La. He served on the staff of COMFAIRELM in Naples, Italy for two years. Subsequently, he was USN representative to the North Ame.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:18:35 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Alberta (James A. Smith '33)
(May 1, 1915 - December 22, 2014) Alberta "Bertie" H. Smith, born May 01, 1915 entered Heaven's Gate on Monday, December 22, 2014. Bertie was born in San Antonio, graduating from Alamo Heights High School before briefly attending the University of Texas (Austin). She met and married James "Jimmy" Arthur Smith a US Naval Academy graduate attending flight training at Randolph Field. As a Navy family Bertie and Jimmy travelled the world for 30 years before retiring to San Antonio in 1964. Bertie be.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:14:28 PM

Obituary: Carl James Strang Jr. '55
Carl James Strang Jr., 81, died at his home on Friday, December 19, 2014. A long time resident of Winter Haven, he was active in a wide array of private and civic endeavors for more than fifty years. 
Carl was born on September 1, 1933, in Eufaula, AL, to the late Carl James Strang and Florence Foy Strang. Upon graduation from Eufaula High School, he attended the US Naval Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree. After graduation from the Naval Academy in 1955, Carl completed flig.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:03:40 PM

Obituary: Stanley Arnold Storper '52
Stanley A. Storper, 86, of New York City, New York. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and great uncle. Survived by his wife of 53 years, Vivian, his sons, Ian and David, his daughters-in-law, and his grandchildren. He is also survived by his nieces, Faith and Mechele, Faith's daughters and Mechele's husband Sander. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, class of 1952, he proudly served his country in the Navy. In his civilian life he was an electrical engineer working in the ae.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:27:44 PM

Obituary: William Steven Weise '73
William Steven Weise, of New Fairfield, CT, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at age 64. Steve was the second son of Marian LeFrank Weise and William Henry Weise of Spring Lake Heights, NJ. 
Steve grew up in Spring Lake Heights, attended Spring Lake Heights Elementary School and graduated from Manasquan High School (Class of 1968). He was active as a thespian, a musician, and he was an Eagle Scout with the God and Country Award. He was a scholar and an athlete, particularly.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:22:23 PM

Obituary: James Clement Van Pelt '44
James C. Van Pelt, Sr., D.B.A., Captain USN (SC) ret., passed away December 10, 2014 at age 93. 
He was born on May 23, 1921 and grew up in Marion, Kentucky, where he played several varsity sports for Marion High School. After graduating, he attended Columbia Military Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of '44. He joined the war against Japan as a Naval Officer and served on the USS Purdy and the USS Perkins, having survived the sinking of that ship by a kamikaze attack in November 1.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:17:05 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Hope (Douglas Syverson '39)
HOPE F. SYVERSON, On Monday, December 15, 2014 at her home in Leesburg, VA. Beloved wife of the late Douglas N. Syverson, Capt. USN, (Ret.), U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1939; devoted mother of Candace S. Cummings (Roger) and Peter D. Syverson (the late Delores); grandmother of Carolyn C. Addison (Matthew), Julia C. Armbruster (Steven), Peter D. Syverson and Thomas J. Syverson (Jo-Anna). Memorial services will be held at later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Fo.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:09:32 PM

Obituary: Daniel David Taylor '50
U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel D. "David" Taylor (Ret.) passed away peacefully at the age of 88 in his home in Litchfield Park, AZ, on Friday, December 12, 2014. David was born on 23 July 1926 in Bellows Falls, VT, to Jonathon Daniel Taylor and Edna Gibson Taylor. Upon graduating from Bellows Falls High School, Class of '44, on 13 June 1946 David was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. David graduated from the Academy, Class of '50, with a B.S. in Engineering and he was commissioned as.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:06:47 PM

Obituary: Richard George Bachmann '63
RICHARD G. BACHMANN of Palm Harbor, FL, formerly of Silver Spring, MD, died peacefully at Suncoast Hospice with his wife by his side on December 17, 2014 at age 72. Richard was the beloved husband of Susan L. Bachmann. They married in Rockville, MD in February 1989 and shared many years traveling the world together. As well as his loving wife, Richard is survived by his sister, Ruth Detjen of Poughkeepsie, NY, nieces Amy Kline (Patrick) and Virginia Roginski (Peter) and their families, along wit.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 7:01:36 PM

Obituary: Evan Thomas Mathis Jr. '47
Evan Thomas Mathis, Jr., age 88, passed away on Dec. 20, 2014, in Atlanta, GA. Born in Americus, GA, on Dec. 23, 1925, to Lois McMath and Evan Thomas Mathis, he graduated from Americus High School prior to his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. A class of 1947 USNA graduate, he served with the Atlantic, Pacific, and Mediterranean fleets. He also served as a Lighter-than-Air Officer (blimp pilot). In 1950, on St. Simons Island, GA, he met and married Nell McGehee Moreen of Macon, GA. After fl.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2014 6:58:40 PM

Obituary: Stephen Lee Denson '62
Stephen Lee Denson, of Lexington, died on Monday, December 15, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer.Stephen leaves behind his wife Susan; daughter, Jenny and her husband Eric Miller; and four grandchildren, Caity and her husband, Steve Chiado, Hayley, Sam, and Reese. Stephen was born on March 14, 1940 to the late Helen and Charles Denson of Roanoke, Va.He attended Jefferson High School in Roanoke and subsequently graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1962. He served under .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:06:32 AM

Obituary: Theodore Lawrence Soistmann '57
Theodore L. Soistmann, Jr. "Ted," 80, of Ephrata, PA went home to be with his Lord on December 16, 2014 at The Ephrata Manor surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Nancy Kathleen (Clifton) Soistmann for 55 wonderful years.
A student of Woodstown High School in New Jersey and graduate of Bullis Preparatory School, Ted continued on to the Naval Academy where he was a midshipman and Seaman Apprentice. Following his service in the military, he received his bachelor's degree .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:37:56 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Eleanor (John B. Balch '39)
Eleanor Draemel Balch, 98, of San Rafael California, died peacefully in her sleep on October 14, 2014. Eleanor was a long time resident of Annapolis Maryland, moving there in 1974 with her late husband Captain John (Red) Bernard Balch after his retirement from the Navy. Since 2000 she lived in San Rafael CA near her son Andrew. Andrew passed away earlier this year in May. She is survived by her sons John Adrian Balch of Fairmont West Virginia and Thomas Christopher Balch of West Bloomfield MI, s.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:07:15 AM

Obituary: Donald Frank Rohr '55
DONALD F. ROHR, age 82, an extraordinary man, went to his savior on December 8, 2014, a devastating loss to his family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis of 58 years; children, Cindy, Donald Jr., Susan and husband, and James and wife; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren, all of whom he loved dearly. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1955, entered the U.S. Air Force and served 22 years. In 1977 he was employed by Sandia National Lab and retired in 2008. A Ros.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 6:00:08 AM

Obituary: Paul Albert Marsh '69
(December 27, 1946 - December 10, 2014)Paul A. Marsh was born in Baytown, Texas, on December 27, 1946, to Albert and Gertrude Marsh. Paul entered school at Cedar Bayou Elementary while the Cedar Bayou School was still an independent school district. In his second year, the Cedar Bayou District merged with G.C.C.I.S.D. Paul finished his elementary work and junior high years at Cedar Bayou. Here, he was known as a good all-around student. The American Legion Post No 323 presented him the American .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 5:52:32 AM

Obituary: Harvey Philip Huetter '59
Harvey Philip Huetter, 77, of Cornwall passed away suddenly Dec. 4, 2014, following an accident in his home. He was born on May 12, 1937, the son of Katherine (Sohl) and Philip Huetter. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, with his brother Terry, he went on to graduate from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., in 1959 as a proud member of the 8th Company. While stationed in Newport, R.I., he met and married Judith Masters, a member of the Navy Nurse Corps. In 1969 he and his wife moved to Ch.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 5:45:02 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara (Benjamin C. Byrnside '41)
Barbara Pfohl Byrnside died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at St. Joseph of the Pines, in Southern Pines. Barbara, born on Jan. 30, 1923, was a native of Bradford, Pa., where she lived with her parents, Cornell N. Pfohl Jr. and Elizabeth Miller Pfohl. She attended Derrick City School and Kingswood School; she graduated from Connecticut College for Women. The oldest of four children, she was predeceased by Janaan and Jerry. Cornell N. Pfohl III (Pete) continues to live in the family home in Bradford. A .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 15, 2014 11:13:11 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Myra (Harvey W. Burden '55)
Myra "Mimi" Jean Silver Burden, 72, of Williamsburg, died Monday (December 8, 2014) from complications associated with Alzheimer's. She was born to the late Bessie Mae and Elbert Silver, June 30, 1942 in Chattanooga, TN. Mimi graduated from Girls Preparatory School (GPS) in Chattanooga in 1960 and attended Texas Christian University where she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She married Harvey Worth Burden in 1961. After marriage, Mimi and Harvey lived in California, New Jersey, Virg.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 12, 2014 4:46:48 AM

Obituary: Francis Leroy Roach '53
Francis L. "Frank" Roach, a retired U.S. Naval officer known for his life of service, his deep faith, his generosity and his gingerbread houses, was called home to God on December 1, 2014. A resident of DuPont, Wash., he passed at Orchard Park Health and Rehabilitation Center in Tacoma, just eight days shy of his 86th birthday.
Mr. Roach was born December 9, 1928, to Francis Edward and Mary Ann Spetz Roach, in Erie, Pa., the fourth of eight children. Mr. Roach attended Cathedral Preparatory Sch.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:07:41 AM

Obituary: William Randolph Delahunty Jr. '52
William R. Delahunty Jr., or "Del" as he was affectionately known, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at the age of 86. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Arlington. Private inurnment in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Memorials: The family asks that donations be made to or Red Cross in lieu of flowers. Del, also known as "Mr. Del," "Grand-Del" or "Del-Honey," was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1928. He was a graduate of the United.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:01:50 AM

Obituary: Theodore William Benedict '42
Theodore William (Bill) Benedict, of Chapel Hill, NC died of natural causes at Carolina Meadows on November 28, 2014. He would have been 95 on December 10. Born in New Canaan, CT to Theodore Winfield Benedict, Jr. and Jennie Irene (Fish) Benedict, he graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy in 1938 and the US Naval Academy with the class of 1942, but in December, 1941 – expedited by the US entry into the WWII. He first served in Pearl Harbor and then attended Submarine School. As a submarin.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 11, 2014 6:51:26 AM

Obituary: Michael Daniel Kandra '55
Michael Daniel Kandra, age 82, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his own home on Monday, December 1, 2014. Born in Shamokin, PA on January 12, 1932, Michael was a son of the late Michael Kandra and Jenny Novak Kandra. He spent two years at Penn State where he was a member of the NROTC and the Marching Blue Band. He was then appointed to the US Naval Academy, graduating in 1955. Michael became an officer in the USMC serving until 1960 and would later proudly serve in the USM.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:53:09 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Joseph J. Duffy Jr. '57)
Dorothy Ellen Bunting Duffy, 79 loving wife of Joseph John Duffy, Jr. for 57 years , died peacefully at home in New Canaan, CT on December 4, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Born May 7, 1935 in Baltimore Maryland, she was the oldest child of the late G. Lloyd and Dorothy Williams Bunting. Dorothy attended Maryvale High School and Trinity College in Washington, DC. She married her beloved Joe in 1957 and they lived most of their lives in Virginia, first in Falls Church and then in McLean. .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:22:23 AM

Obituary: Francis Edward Cornett '49
Francis E. Cornett died at his home in Bothell on December 1, 2014 at the age of 87. Frank was born in San Diego, California in 1927, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949. He served in the U.S. Navy for 26 years, retiring with the rank of Commander. He is survived by his two sons, Paul and Steve; and his sister, Drusilla. He is preceded in death by Joan, his beloved wife of 27 years. He was an active member of the Church of our Saviour in Monroe for many years. A memorial service wi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 4:25:47 AM

Obituary: Sherman Clark Reed '50
Town "think tank" dies at 86Sherman "Sherm" Reed remembered for intellect and impact
By Mary Ann Braggmbragg@capecodonline.com Posted Dec. 8, 2014 @ 7:34 amUpdated Dec 8, 2014 at 8:27 AM Cape Cod Times
Joan Reed sat Friday in the living room of her house on Keziah’s Lane with a thick binder titled "Joan and Sherman Reed Personal Papers."
Inside the binder were instructions for what to do in the event of her husband Sherman’s death: phone numbers, insurance papers, power of attorne.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:48:55 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Lou (Thomas F. O'Neill Jr. '50)
Mary Lou O'Neill
(January 27, 1927 - November 12, 2014)
Mary Lou was born in Anaconda, Montana on January 27, 1927, and she passed away peacefully at Anjelica's Villa in Seaside an hour after receiving the Sacrament of the Annointing of the Sick.
Mary Lou is survived by her daughter, Sally O'Neill Tich and her husband Greg; her son, Thomas F. O'Neill, III; her sister, Fran Lowman and her husband Sam; and by her nephews, cousins, and friends. Mary Lou was preceded in death in 1974 by her husba.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 08, 2014 7:38:56 PM

Obituary: Roger Milton Boh Jr. '49
Captain Roger M. Boh Jr., 88, passed away Dec. 2, 2014. He was born on Sept. 4, 1926 in Bay St. Louis, MS, where he attended St. Stanislaus School, graduating in 1943. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1945, graduating cum laude with the Class of 1949. Capt. Boh earned his wings as a fighter pilot in 1951, completing two combat tours in the Korean conflict and later three tours in the Viet Nam war. His interests outside of the Navy included stints as president of his local Rotarian and Kiwani.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 08, 2014 9:30:08 AM

Obituary: Charles Walter Smith '41
(Feb. 21, 1918 ~ Dec. 2, 2014) Charles W. "Moose" Smith, Captain US Navy (Ret), age 96, passed away on December 2 in Tucson, Arizona. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne. He is survived by his four children, Lisa, Coleman, Cindy and Craig and many grandchildren. 
He was born and raised in Forest Park, Maryland. As a US Naval Academy graduate, he participated in aircraft carrier operations during World War II and the Korean War during which he received 2 Bronze Stars. After .... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 08, 2014 9:05:37 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mildred (Anthony C. Parry '35)
Mildred Mae Kerstetter Parry Macomber, 82, of Harrisburg, passed away November 17, 2014 at Homeland Center. She was born on May 2, 1932 in Harrisburg to the late Emma Grace (Smith) and Simon Peter Kerstetter. 
Mildred was a graduate of John Harris High School class of 1950 and had later attended Drexel University. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Camp Hill, and had retired as the church secretary at Grace United Methodist Church, Harrisburg in 1986. She was a past.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 08, 2014 8:50:28 AM

Obituary: Harold Weinberg Jacobs '46
Harold W. Jacobs, 91, passed away on the evening of December 2, 2014 in Charleston, S.C. surrounded by his family. Harold was born to the late Edith and Theodore Jacobs in Kingstree, S.C. on June 5, 1923. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jacqueline E. Jacobs; 3 children, Patricia Lipe, Janet Bex, & James Jacobs, all of Charleston; his sister, Rose Webster of Darlington, S.C.; 7 grand children and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Bishop Gadsden Chapel, James .... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 05, 2014 1:28:19 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Frank L. Ingram '56)
(February 27, 1937 - December 1, 2014) Elizabeth Taylor Ingram died peacefully at Blodgett Hospital.  Elizabeth DuBois Taylor ( Beppy)  born in Akron, OH to Elizabeth Allaire Taylor and Myron Livingston Taylor,  grew up in Hudson, OH, living first above the Library where her mother was librarian. Later, a house on Main St., currently a bed and breakfast on the Ohio State Historical Preservation list. When her family moved to Brielle, NJ at age 15 went on to graduate from Manasquan.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 05, 2014 12:24:31 PM

Obituary: Jack Eryl Townsend '49
Jack E. Townsend, 88, of Dahlgren died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital. Born Jan. 12, 1926, in San Diego, he was the son of the late Navy Capt. Arthur M. Townsend and Nietta King Townsend. His father was assigned to a ship at Pearl Harbor, and Jack and his family lived overlooking the base. As a high school student, he witnessed the Japanese planes attacking the island on Dec. 7, 1941, and he spent that first night armed with a rifle, anticipating an invasion of Japanese gro.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 9:26:35 PM

Obituary: Frank Leonard Elefante '47
Frank L. Elefante, 92, of Kailua, Hawaii, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at home, after a short battle with cancer. Born June 8, 1922, in Vandergrift, he was the son of James and Barbara Elefante. He was a 1940 graduate of Vandergrift High School and enlisted in the Navy in September 1940. He was selected to attend the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1946 with the class of 1947. He retired from the Navy in 1975 with 35 years of service and settled in Kailua with wife, Sophie. He enjoy.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 9:12:53 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Coleen (Earle M. Cassidy '47)
Coleen Countryman Cassidy, 90, of Fountain Hills, Arizona, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2014. A 1942 graduate of Phoenix Union High School, she graduated from Phoenix College in 1944, and was married to her husband Earle in the Naval Academy Chapel on June 6, 1946. Beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, she is survived by her children, Barry Cassidy, Jan Harrison, Leigh King, and Lynn Cassidy; her grandchildren Michael Cassidy, Todd Cassidy, Trever Chiocca, Jessica Claypoo.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 9:05:50 PM

Obituary: Charles Herbert Lloyd '59
Charles H. "Buck" Lloyd, 76, passed away November 12, 2014 in Oswego, NY with his loving wife by his side. Born on December 3, 1937 in Baltimore, MD, the son of Louis A. and Dorothy M. Tinley Lloyd, he attended Baltimore Schools . Following graduation, he entered the United States Naval Academy where he obtained his Master's degree while serving his country from 1954 to 1969. He was previously employed in sales with Maritime Supplies. Charles married Eleanor I. "Lee" Smith on July 24, 1994 at th.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 8:52:36 PM

Obituary: Jerome Sharpe Berkeley '57
(February 27, 1933 - November 11, 2014 )
JEROME S. BERKELEY "Jerry" of Cleveland Hts, Ohio, a US Marine Corps veteran, died on Veteran's day, November 11th, 2014. Jerry was born in Glendale, California and was named Jerome Edward Sharpe. After Jerry's father passed away when Jerry was only one year old. Jerry crossed the country between Cleveland Heights and California three times before he was six. Several years later, his mother married Mr. Edmund Berkeley and Jerry was adopted and had his na.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 8:10:00 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Joseph P. Flanagan Jr. '47)
Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Flanagan (nee Mayock), passed away in the early morning hours of Dec. 1, 2014, at The Hill at Whitemarsh in Lafayette Hill. She died peacefully in hospice care after enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday with her extended family. She was 89 years old.
Born on April 21, 1925, in Wilkes-Barre, Liz was a daughter of a prominent area urologist, Dr. Peter P. Mayock, and of Elizabeth Smolder, of Nanticoke. She attended St. Ann's Academy in Wilkes-Barre and graduated from Wyoming Semi.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 7:51:51 AM

Obituary: Traian Benchea '63
Traian Benchea passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at his home in Thibodaux, surrounded by his loved ones.
He wished to celebrate his funeral mass in Thibodaux, with his dear friend, Monsignor Donald Ledet presiding at the Mass. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Thursday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. The committal service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8, in the mausoleum at North Lawn Ceme.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 7:41:00 AM

Obituary: William James Bartlett '74
(28 November 2014) William J. Bartlett, 62, suddenly. Beloved husband of Ellen, dear father of Kelly and James (Rachel) of Cleveland. Son of Emmett and Jennie Bartlett Favreau of NY and FL. Brother of David (Michelle) and Russell (Kate) of NY, and Jason (Jess) of CA. Owner of Best Buy Builders Inc. Graduate of the US Naval Academy. Bill will be remembered for his integrity, generosity and sense of humor. He was the love of Ellen's life; they were so blessed to have found each other. Services: Th.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 6:44:24 AM

Obituary: John Sante Tonetti '52
John Sante Tonetti, 84, born to John E. and Joan M. Tonetti on December 19, 1929, in Clinton, Indiana, died in Charlotte November 25, 2014. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and participated in the Korean War where he served his country with honor. In 1954, John wed his lifelong love, Janet McDonough. He was a successful business executive with Cooper Energy Services for over 30 years, and was instrumental in their international success having served as President of their Canadian subsidi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 5:41:47 AM

Obituary: James Russell Brickel '52
Lt. General James Russell Brickel, USAF (Ret.) died on November 21, 2014 in Sarasota, FL after a 26-year battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 84 years' old. He was born on September 18, 1930 in New York City, New York and moved to Burlington, Vermont where he graduated from Burlington High School. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1948 and graduated with a commission as a 2nd Lt. in 1952. He completed Undergraduate Pilot Training at Foster AFB in Texas where he was awarded his wings in 195.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 9:12:24 AM

Obituary: John Edward Vinsel '48
Lt. Cmdr. John E. Vinsel, U.S. Navy (ret.), 90, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Southern N.H. Medical Center.
John was born in Oxford, Miss., on Sept. 17, 1924, a son of the late Kenneth P. and Willie (Powell) Vinsel. He was the husband of Carolyn (Coletta) Vinsel of Mont Vernon.
John was a resident of Mont Vernon for the past 20 years and a resident of New Hampshire since 1967. John had been raised in Louisville, Ky., graduating from Phillips Academy, Andover in 1943, and the U.S..... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 9:03:56 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marianne (Robert J. Bowman '60)
Marianne E. Bowman passed away at home on Saturday, November 8, 2014, after a brief but intense battle with pancreatic cancer. Marianne was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., on September 16, 1937, to John Michael Quinn and Lydia (Hubner) Quinn. She had two older brothers, Robert of Ridgefield, Conn., and James of Tempe, Ariz., both deceased. After graduating from high school, Marianne worked as an executive secretary for the Nestle Co. in White Plains, N.Y., and later for Union Carbide in Tarrytown, N.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 7:27:18 AM

Obituary: Henry Richard Weeks Jr. '54
Mr. Henry R. Weeks, Jr. of Columbia passed away on Thursday, November 27, 2014. Born in Norfolk, Virginia on August 14, 1930, Mr. Weeks was the only son of the late Henry R. Weeks and Alice W. Weeks of Folly Beach. Mr. Weeks was a retired employee of the U.S. Small Business Administration where he served as a loan officer and attorney. He also retired from the U.S. Army and had practiced law in Columbia. After his retirement, he served as an adjunct professor of law in the College of Hospitality.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 7:09:37 AM

Obituary: Andrew Gerard Malizio '77
On November 24, 2014, Andrew "Drew" Gerard Malizio, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, passed away in a cycling accident. Drew, 60, is survived by his parents, Helen and Andrew, his wife of 37 years, Ann, his two sons, Andrew (Zrinka) and Adam (Aditi), two brothers, James and Marty, two sisters, Catherine and Marie, numerous nieces and nephews, and the pride and joy of his life, his granddaughter, Adria. Born in New Jersey in 1954, Drew attended the United States Naval Academy and earned degrees from Au.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 7:04:00 AM

Obituary: James Charles Whatley Jr. '54
Lt. Col. (Ret.) James C. Whatley Jr., 81, of Shalimar, Fla., passed away peacefully on Nov. 23, 2014. Jim was born in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on March 31, 1933. He attended the Columbia Military Academy and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (1954). Jim received his Master's Degree from Texas Tech. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years including service in the Vietnam War. He then followed with 29 distinguished years in the defense industry including President and COO of ASI Systems Internat.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 6:17:10 AM

Obituary: Jacques Farus Trevillyan '50
JACQUES FARUS TREVILLYAN passed away on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, surrounded by family. Jacques was born April 28, 1927 in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin to John T. and Olga Farus Trevillyan and grew up in Tyndall, South Dakota where he became an Eagle Scout and was Salutatorian of his high school class. After graduation, Jacques was an enlisted man in the Navy for one year as WWII was coming to a close. He then received a congressional appointment to the U.S. Na.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 6:01:34 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Gordon R. Voegelein '51)
Elizabeth Beigel Voegelein, 87, of Charleston, SC, widow of Gordon Rollings Voegelein entered into eternal rest Monday, November 24, 2014. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 29, 2014 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Elizabeth was born December 5, 1926 in Baltimore, Maryland and was the daughter of the.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 01, 2014 4:43:20 AM

Obituary: John Kerwin Nunneley '51
Press Banner (San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley, CA)20 November 2014
John Kerwin "Jack" Nunneley
October 19, 1927 to November 11, 2014
Captain John Kerwin "Jack" Nunneley, USN Ret., passed away peacefully, in the loving care of his family on Veteran's Day. He was 87 years young.
A third-generation native Californian, Jack was raised on an apricot-and-prune ranch in Saratoga. He attended Los Gatos High School and Santa Clara University before being appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in An.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:00:35 PM

Obituary: Edward Beverly Herndon III '42
Cmdr. Edward Beverly Herndon III, a graduate of the Naval Academy and a resident of Montgomery County for over 50 years, passed peacefully at his home in Silver Spring on the morning of November 22, 2014, at the age of 95.
Mr. Herndon was born May 10, 1919, in Shreveport, LA. He graduated from the Naval Academy in December of 1941, and served in the Pacific during WW II; he also served in the Korean Conflict. Post-war postings included Japan and Paris; he captained the USS Orleck.
After retiri.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:54:47 AM

Obituary: Harry Rollo Luebbe '45
In Memory of Harry R. Luebbe (March 2, 1923 - November 21, 2014)
Harry R. Luebbe was born in Horton, Kansas in 1923. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and went on to become a career Naval Officer attaining the rank of Full Commander. He was a veteran of WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam war. The Navy was followed by a second 20 year career at Grumman Aerospace Corporation where he was instrumental in developing several vital defense related projects and the lunar module.
Harr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 24, 2014 6:12:43 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ann (Richard R. Pratt '36)
Ann Mecleary Pratt, age 98, died peacefully in her sleep on November 12, 2014 at Fleet Landing Retirement Community, Atlantic Beach, Florida. She was born on August 17, 1916 in Hampton, VA. Ann was the daughter of Commodore and Mrs. Howard Blaine Mecleary (USN). As a child, Ann lived in many parts of the world including China, the Philippines, Hawaii, California, and numerous locations along the East Coast. Ann attended Miss Mason's School at Tarrytown-on-Hudson NY and Chateau Brillantmont in La.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 24, 2014 5:50:07 AM

Obituary: Robert Lindsay Dise '46
Robert Lindsay "Bob" Dise, 90, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Born and raised in Glen Rock, son of A.P. and Anna Dise, and brother to Dick, Joe, Betty, and Donald, Bob loved the outdoors. Joining the Boy Scouts at the age of 12 in 1935, his adventures included treks through the Adirondacks and participation in the 1939 New York World's Fair, the same year he earned his Eagle rank. Bob attended Gettysburg College then entered the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1945. He spent .... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 24, 2014 5:41:12 AM

Obituary: Edward Lothrup Warner III '62
Edward Lothrup (Ted) Warner, III, of Gig Harbor, Washington, died on November 14, 2014, surrounded by his wife and daughters after a hard fought battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) and cancer. He was 73 years old.
Ted was born in Detroit, Michigan, on December 4, 1940, to Ed and Dorothy Warner, and grew up in Okemos, Michigan. He graduated from Okemos High School in 1958, where he was valedictorian of his class and a varsity athlete in basketball, football, track, baseball, and golf.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 24, 2014 5:35:28 AM

Obituary: Michael Jeffrey Nicholson '65
Michael Jeffrey "Nick" Nicholson died peacefully, with his family by his side, on October 3, 2014 after a long courageous battle with ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was 71.
Nick was a Navy Brat born in Seattle and he lived in Hawaii, California, Maryland, Virginia, and New Mexico before accepting a congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy with the Class of 1965.
He served 26 years on active duty in the USN before retiring with the rank of Commander in 1991. He served on east .... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 24, 2014 5:34:52 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (Paul G. McMahon '50)
Mary Therese Killoran McMahon, 83, passed away peacefully on November 20, 2014 at her home in Manassas, VA. She is survived by her five children, Paul G. McMahon, Jr., his wife, Pat, and their children Michael, Megan, and Matthew; Mary Jane McMahon Drake, her husband Bob Drake, and their children, Daniel, Erin, and Christopher; Norine McMahon; John McMahon, his wife, Katy, and their children, Timothy and Leah; and Catherine McMahon.
 Mary was born and raised in New York City, where she gra.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 24, 2014 5:29:57 AM

Obituary: William Russel Ball '55
On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, COL William "Bill" Russel Ball passed away peacefully in Coronado, CA after a long, courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 81. Bill is survived by his wife Donna; his former wife, Mary J. Henderson and their children, William R. Ball, Jr., Wendy Ailor, Mary Johnson, and Alexandra O'Brien and 10 grandchildren. He is also survived by his step-daughter, Tiffany Miller and her two children as well as his sisters Laura Hieb and Claudia Callas. Bill was born .... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 21, 2014 6:29:12 AM

Obituary: Stanley Jerome Carter Jr. '65
Commander Stanley Jerome Carter, Jr. USN (Ret.)
He served in the US Navy from 1965 until 1988. He eventually retired as Chief of Recruitment for the NSA in 2009. Died November 8, 2014 at the age of 70. He is survived by his wife, Faye Boyd Carter, Son, Eric J. Carter daughter & Son-in-law, Gail & Malik Hardwick, grandchildren Carmen & Mason Hardwick as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Viewing will be held at BENBOE FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 10-12 .... Click here to Read more

Friday, November 21, 2014 6:25:20 AM

Obituary: Robert Downs Wilson '52
Robert Downs Wilson passed away peacefully in Waterbury, CT Nov. 12, 2014 surrounded by loving family in his last days.
Born in San Diego, CA, he was a proud graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a member of the academy's national champion rowing team and served in the U.S. Navy as a Gunnery Officer (LTJG) on the USS Hyman. He was married to Elizabeth C. Wilson (née Cappers) for 58 years before her death in 2010.
Dad was a gentle, generous person, a problem-solver who used diplomacy and h.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:41:03 AM

Obituary: William George Dolan Jr. '57
Col. William G. Dolan, Jr. USAF Ret. 79, passed away on November 10, 2014 at his home with his wife, Nancy at his bedside. George was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of '57 and was commissioned in the United States Air Force where he earned his wings and served as a Fighter Pilot, Air Commander, Air Attaché in Egypt, Aerospace Research Pilot, Flight Commander and Aircraft Commander (Interceptor Pilot). He retired after a decorated career in December of 1983. He was ver.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 5:35:24 AM

Obituary: Stuart Holmes Sherman Jr. '53
Major General STUART H. SHERMAN, JR. Passed away at his home in Lake Waccamaw, NC peacefully on Thursday, November 13, 2014. General Sherman was born in 1932, in Lenoir, NC. He graduated from high school at the Georgia Military Academy, College Park, in 1949 and the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science degree and a commission in the U.S. Air Force. General Sherman earned Master of Science degrees in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering and Electrical Engine.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5:37:16 AM

Obituary: Ralph Carson '52
Ralph "Skeeter" Carson, CDR, USN, Retired (1928-2014)
Ralph Carson, age 85, of Perdido Key, Florida passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014. Born in Washington, D.C., Skeeter later joined the United States Navy, served his country for 26 years and retired as a Commander. He was a graduate in 1952 from the Naval Academy where he had a competitive tennis career, playing No. 1 in singles his senior year. Known as "Coach Carson" to many, he was credited with developing the UWF tennis program in 19.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5:25:42 AM

Obituary: Robert Francis Bauer '50
Commander Robert F. "Bob" Bauer, USN (Ret.) Of Beavercreek passed away Monday, November 17, 2014. He was born on February 15, 1928 in Hamilton, Missouri to the late Francis Joseph and Daisy (Emmons) Bauer. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in 1950, from Harvard Business School with a Masters of Business Administration in 1958, and from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island in 1964. His 20 year career in the Navy included.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5:00:46 AM

Obituary: Russell Franklin Wilson '49
Russell F. Wilson, CDR, USN(Ret.) died November 8, 2014 in Columbia, SC. He was the son of Robert L. Wilson and Clara L. Richter. He was born April 8, 1925 and graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1942. He attended OSU, playing in the marching band, and then enlisted in the Navy in 1943. During WW II, he served aboard destroyer convoys in the North Atlantic and invasion landings in Southern France. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated class of 1949. He served in the Korean War abo.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:54:49 AM

Obituary: Jeffrey Allen Weaver '83
Jeffrey Allen Weaver passed away suddenly but peacefully on November 12, 2014 in Lancaster at the home of his brother, with whom he resided.
Born on June 7, 1961, Jeff lived in Birdsboro, PA with his parents, Donald and Joan Weaver and his younger brother, Douglas Weaver.
Jeff attended Daniel Boone High School where he was very active during his time there. He graduated second in the Class of 1979. His extracurricular activities included National Honor Society, Co-Editor-In-Chief of the school.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:49:56 AM

Obituary: George William Cummings '49
Reverend Canon George William Cummings, 87, October 13, 2014. Born March 25, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY to Reverend Arthur R. Cummings and Kathryn L. Cummings. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy in 1949, he earned his wings and flew PY-1's and the AJ-2P with duty stations in the Philippines, Alaska, and Central America. After his naval career, he worked at Douglas Aircraft Company and then entered the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA, graduating in 1961. He was ordained a.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:32:57 AM

Obituary: Leonard Frank Schempp Jr. '47
LEONARD F. SCHEMPP (Age 91)  
On Friday, November 14, 2014, Leonard F. Schempp, Jr., of Washington, DC. Mr. Schempp was born in Los Angeles on September 26, 1923. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. That same year he married his beloved wife, Kitty and started his family. He proudly served the U.S. Navy in many capacities until receiving an honorable discharge in 1959. These years were the basis of some of his dearest memories. He immediately began work as a Project Engineer .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:10:07 AM

Obituary: John Alan Graff '53
We lost John Alan "Jack" Graff on November 8, 2014. He is now home with God reunited his parents and children, John Paul and Katherine, awaiting the rest of his beloved family. We know he is looking over us until that day. Born in 1931, Jack grew up in Point Loma and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. He then transitioned into the Air Force and served for 22 years including 100 missions in Vietnam Nam before his first retirement (Colonel) and subsequent careers at Boeing and General .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:55:32 AM

Obituary: Charles Gary Blaize Sr. '65
Charles Gary Blaize Sr. passed away Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, due to natural causes. A resident of Houma for many years, he was born in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, March 31, 1943.
The family will receive friends beginning at 4 p.m. Friday at Rabenhorst Funeral Home at 825 Government St. in Baton Rouge. Funeral services will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. A Celebration of Life will be held in Houma at a later date. A graveside service will be held in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:46:37 AM

Obituary: William Robert Walker '54
Bob Walker, of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, died on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the age of 82. Loving husband of Jackie Walker; beloved son of the late Billy R. and Marie Walker; devoted father of Michael John (Karen) Walker, Michelle Marie Walker, Linda Arline Buatte, and William Robert Walker, Jr.; dear brother of Wayne (Mary Katherine) Walker and Mary Ann Walker; cherished grandfather of five.Bob was a graduate from CBC High School, and the U.S. Naval Academy. He was chosen to be a training offi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:07:10 AM

Obituary: Gordon James Johnson '67
Gordon J. Johnson, formerly of Poughkeepsie - We are saddened to announce the passing of Gordon J. Johnson on Nov. 5, 2014, following a brave struggle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Poughkeepsie, NY, he was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He was a pilot in the Navy and also served in Vietnam. He moved to Atlantic Beach, FL in 1990 and owned a successful aerial photography business. 
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, James and Florence Johnson and son, Christopher and is s.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:09:01 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Anne (Charles D. Jenkins '60)
Anne Jenkins (nee O'Connor), "Sweet Anne," of Summerville, SC, passed away on November 3, 2014 after a long illness. She was born March 4, 1939 in Pottsville, PA to the late Louis Edward O'Connor and the late Anna Cecilla O'Connor (nee Brennan). She graduated from Nativity High School in Pottsville (1957) and was capped at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing (1960). On March 5, 1960, Anne married Charles D. Jenkins (United States Naval Academy class of 1960). For the next 5.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:02:07 AM

Obituary: Ralph Henry Jacobson '56
Ralph Jacobson, a retired U.S. Air Force major general and former president of Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts, died Nov. 1 at the age of 82 years. Jacobson served 32 years in the Air Force, joining after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1956 with a bachelor's degree in engineering. He served as a tactical airlift pilot in Vietnam, an Air Force project officer for the Draper-developed Titan II Inertial Guidance System, and later in a series of space-related positions befor.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 06, 2014 1:04:02 PM

Obituary: John Eugene Sheehan '52
The Honorable John Eugene SheehanStaff Writer | Posted 15 hours agoLancasterOnline.com
The Honorable John E. Sheehan, "Jack," formerly of Washington, DC and Annapolis, MD, died on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Lakeside in Willow Street, PA. He was 84 years old.
Born in Johnstown, PA on December 11, 1929, Jack was the seventh of ten children of the late Louis A. and Frances Ethel (Schaefer) Sheehan. Jack attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown prior to receiving an appointment to the.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 06, 2014 9:56:09 AM

Obituary: James Elry Fischer '52
With great sadness, the family of James (Jim) E. Fischer, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret) of Edgewater, Md., announce his passing on November 1, 2014. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at the United States Naval Academy, Main Chapel, Annapolis, Md., on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00pm. 
Jim was born on May 2, 1929 in Barbourville, Ky. He grew up in Takoma Park, Md., and graduated from Montgomery Blair High School. He proudly attended the United States Naval Academy .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 06, 2014 8:19:49 AM

Obituary: James Elry Fischer '52
With great sadness, the family of James (Jim) E. Fischer, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret) of Edgewater, Md., announce his passing on November 1, 2014. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at the United States Naval Academy, Main Chapel, Annapolis, Md., on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00pm. 
Jim was born on May 2, 1929 in Barbourville, Ky. He grew up in Takoma Park, Md., and graduated from Montgomery Blair High School. He proudly attended the United States Naval Academy .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 06, 2014 8:19:46 AM

Obituary: James E. Van Epp '48
James "Jim" E. Van Epp, of Wilmington, DE, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware, after a brief illness. He was 89. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Jim, was the only child of the late Radnor and Freda Van Epp. 
Jim was educated in Cleveland schools and then attended the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, for a year before transferring to Brown University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with an ScB degree in Chemistry in 1946. His wife, whom he met a.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 8:32:15 PM

Obituary: Allan Archie Andrews '56
Allan Archie Andrews was born in Laconia, on March 29, 1931, the son of Archie and Gladys (Harriman) Andrews. Al spent his early years in Gilford before his family moved to York, Maine. He died on November 2, 2014.
Allan attended school in York, graduating from York High School. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served time in the regular Navy. Al was a long time employee at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Al was married to Bettyann Aston from 1953 to 1967. In 1971 Al married Mary Black and.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 8:22:25 PM

Obituary: Robert Turner Styer '48
On Sunday, October 26, 2014 retired Navy Captain Robert Turner Styer passed away at the age of 88 years young. He spent his final hours surrounded by family and friends. Bob was born on July 6, 1926 in Long Beach, CA to Admiral Charles Wilkes Styer and Norah Turner Styer. He was a proud 34 year Navy veteran graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1948. His career included service on one destroyer and seven submarines, serving as Commanding Officer on USS Plunger (SSN 595) and USS Tecumseh (SSB.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 7:51:29 PM

Obituary: Edward Hughes Jackson Jr. '54
Mr. Edward H. Jackson, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at home after a lengthy illness. Memorial services will begin at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 3rd at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral.
Mr. Jackson was a native and lifelong resident of Shreveport. He was a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy. He belonged to St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral; Downtown Rotary Club, especially their Rescue Mission; the Elk's Club and the American Legion.
Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his paren.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 7:48:57 PM

Obituary: Donald Lee Martin '55
Donald Lee Martin
Don passed away peacefully at home on October 22, 2014 after a long battle with leukemia. He was born in Montgomery, Alabma in 1932. Don developed a love of flying at an early age and flew a Stearman airplane at age fourteen. He was accepted to Annapolis Naval Academy and graduated as an officer and a gentleman in 1955. He later attended Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Don spent the next twenty years as an A-4 pilot, Flight Deck Officer, and Squadron Command.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 7:25:42 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Norma (Kyle C. McCormick '48)
Norma Howard McCormick, 91, of Ashland died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Oak Knoll Healthcare Center, Framingham. She was the wife of the late Kyle Cargill McCormick. Born in Manhatten, NY, she was the daughter of the late Herman L. and Maria (Harnaja) Howard. She was a renowned mezzo soprano who starred in Carousel on Broadway in the 1940's and additionally appeared at Carnegie Hall, and the New York Opera Company. She toured in leading roles in productions of Aida, Carmen and La Traviatta. Nor.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 6:17:28 PM

Obituary: John Archibald Stark '51
John A. Stark of Covington, passed away October 30, 2014, at the age of 85. Mr. Stark was an active member of the First Baptist Church, in Covington, where he faithfully taught Sunday school for several years. He was raised, in Lawrenceville, by his parents, Hope and Evelyn Stark. When his high school burned, he attended Emory at Oxford and North Georgia College. Mr. Stark graduated from the United States Naval Academy, in 1951, and served as a carrier pilot for the U.S. Navy. He later retired f.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 5:28:06 PM

Obituary: Orville D. McDonald '48
ORVILLE D. "OD" McDONALD
Our beloved one-in-a million father, grandfather, great- grandfather, uncle and friend has passed from this world on October 11, 2014. Born December 31, 1922, in Wynona, OK, Orville, affectionately known as OD, was orphaned, along with his three older brothers, at an early age and raised with two of his brothers at Oklahoma Baptist Children's Home in Oklahoma City. There he met his future wife, Bettye. OD served in World War II and received a Presidential appointment to.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:39:14 AM

Obituary: George Milton Elliott '59
Captain George M. Elliott, 77, of Lewes, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at his residence, after a humble and dignified journey with cancer. He was born July 29, 1937, in Gumboro, son of the late Josh Elliott and Mary Florence (Brittingham) Elliott. In 1939 the family moved to Laurel, where George attended Laurel public schools, graduating in June,1955 from Laurel High School. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. He graduated in June,1959 from the academy as a .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:29:44 AM

Obituary: Ralph Norman Channell '55
Ralph Norman "Norm" Channell, (Captain USN Retired) 
On the morning of October 11th, 2014 Norm passed away from cancer at the age of 80; while being attend to by his family and caregivers at Sunrise Assisted Living in Carmel California. Norm was born November 4th, 1933 in Agawam, Massachusetts. He was the first child of four children, from Ralph Channell and Ruth Channell. Norm grew up on the family farm raising his own bull calf and later working in the tobacco fields. During his High Sch.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:22:26 AM

Obituary: George Gregory Deranian '50
Col. George G. Deranian, USAF (Ret.) Of Bedford, Oct. 27. Devoted husband of Jacquelyn (Sasser) Deranian for 60 years. Loving father of Helen Deranian of Roslindale, Candace Deranian Shoemaker and her husband David of Oakland, CA and John Deranian and his wife Anne Clinton Deranian of Memphis, TN. Dear grandfather of Virginia Rose and Peter Shoemaker and Heather, Benjamin and Lillian Deranian. Uncle of Janet, Paul and Stephen Deranian. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Elmas (Kurkjian) Dera.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:51:30 PM

Obituary: Charles Enoch McLean '41
Lt. Col Charles E. "MAC" McLean, USMC, Ret. 97, of Durham, passed away peacefully October 14, 2014. 
He was the widower of two fabulous wives, Alice "Wendy" (Wingate) and Carolyn "Carrie" (Robertson). 
He was born in Enfield, Conn., son of Charles E., Sr. and Theresa C. (MacLeod) McLean. He graduated from Winslow High School, Maine in 1935, entered the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1941 and was commissioned a 2nd Lt in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a much decorated Marine fight.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:56:10 PM

Obituary: Robert Bruce Kitt '44
Captain Robert Bruce "Bob" Kitt, USN (Retired), died October 18, 2014, in Lady Lake. He was born in South Dakota in 1920 and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He attended Oklahoma A&M College before being recommended to the US Naval Academy in 1940, graduating in 1943 (Class of 1944). Robert served his country with distinction through WWII and Vietnam and retired in 1973. He was a land surveyor in NH before moving to Lady Lake in 1987. Robert was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Rita F. McGrath.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:52:42 PM

Obituary: Julius Frederick Steuckert '40
(August 10, 1916 ~ September 15, 2014)
Julius Frederick Steuckert, age 98, of Hacienda Carmel, passed away September 15, 2014. He was born in Hayden, AZ on August 10, 1916.
Julius graduated from John Francis Poly Technic High School and received an engineering degree from the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1940. He was married to Mabel Marie Miles in September, 1942 in Honolulu, HI. Julius' Naval career spanned 34 years over three major wars, WWII, Korea and Vietnam.
He is survived by his sister.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:29:52 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Donald S. Apple '48)
Nancy Lee Jefferson, Resident of Danville
Nancy was a classic beauty, known for her graciousness, elegance and style.
Born on July 31, 1929, at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, CA, Nancy fondly remembered her early years at her Grandfather Hester's family farm in Santa Cruz. She passed away peacefully on October 21, 2014, surrounded by family. 
As a young career woman living on Russian Hill in San Francisco, she met and married Ens. Donald S. Apple, USN (USNA '48) and they moved to Pensa.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:22:37 PM

Obituary: James Zachry Perry '42
Dr. James Zachry "Zac" Perry, born on January 21, 1920, husband of the late Carolyn Mobley Perry, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the age of 94. Zac 's parents were Dr. Frank Flowers Perry and Blanche Smart. He is survived by Zac Perry, Jr. & Mickey Perry, March Perry & Mary Taylor-Perry, Craig Perry & Sue Perry, Steve Mobley, and Dave Mobley; 13 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Evelyn Perry in 2012. Zac grew up in Montgomery .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:49:01 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Helen (Ronald K. Irving '35)
Helen Cushman Irving, 98, widow of Captain Ronald Karl Irving, USN (Ret.), passed away on Oct. 12, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Leo G. and Hazel Marks Cushman of Plymouth, New York. 
She is survived by two sons, David C. Irving and his wife Karen of Lemon Grove, CA, and Jeffrey Cushman Irving and his wife Barbara of Virginia Beach; five grandchildren, Karl, Kevin, Tim, Laurie Gardner, and Myke; seven great-grandchildren, Joshua, Philip, Shane, Amy Mechelle, Marrissa and Emilea; a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:43:11 PM

Obituary: Karl John Christoph Jr. '48
(02/20/1927 - 10/10/2014) Rear Admiral Christoph Pioneer in SEAL Operations
Although he always considered himself first and foremost a Surface Warfare officer, or shipdriver, Admiral Christoph participated in operations that would change the course of special warfare in the Navy. Assigned to Underwater Demolition Team ONE in 1950, he participated in commando type raids against road and rail targets in North Korea before the Inchon assault. One night, during a beach reconnaissance, Christoph was.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:30:45 PM

Obituary: David Lee Maslow '75
Captain David Maslow, U.S. Naval Reserve (Ret.) received the crown of life and was called by his Heavenly Father on Saturday, October 25, 2014, surrounded by his wife and children. He was 61 years old.
David Lee Maslow was born on June 15, 1953, in St. Paul, MN. He received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1975. That is also where his heart was captured one day when “directing traffic” in Annapolis. F.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:26:39 AM

Obituary: Christopher John Davidson '78
Christopher John Davidson passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014 after battling an illness for five years. Loving, caring husband, father, son and brother. He is survived by his wife of 27 years Anne Knight Davidson, his children Elizabeth and Michael, his parents Dick and Shirley Davidson and his siblings Phil Davidson (Tracy) and Susie Martin (Roger). Son-in-law of Chuck and Joanne Knight. Awesome brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Chris was a 1978 graduate of the United States Naval A.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:18:54 AM

Obituary: Gerald Lewis Palmer '48
Gerald L. Palmer, Jr., age 90 of Wilton, CT, died suddenly on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Born in Chicago, the son of the late Gerald L. Sr. and Marie (Cohen) Palmer, he was the beloved husband of Ann (Hald) Palmer for 57 years. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and a Navy veteran of Korea, he retired as Lieutenant Commander from the U.S. Naval Reserves. After his Navy career, Gerald worked for Perkin Elmer in Wilton and eventually spent over 20 years as advertising manager at the Pall Corpo.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:58:51 AM

Obituary: Charles Seaman Hooper Jr. '50
Peacefully on October 15, 2014 CHARLES S. HOOPER, JR.; beloved husband of 56 years to Carolyn Hooper; loving father of Stephen C. Hooper (Janet) and Ann V. Boomsma (Dave); dear brother of the late Rev. John J. "Jack" Hooper; adored grandfather of Emily A. Hooper, Cassidy H. & Caitria H. Boomsma. The family will receive friends in the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY INC., 10 W. Padonia Road (at York Road) Timonium, MD 21093 on Friday, 3-5 & 7-9pm. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:27:43 AM

Obituary: John Atterbury Dugger '46
JOHN A. DUGGER (Age 90)  of Bethesda, MD passed away of natural causes at his home on October 22, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Norma, and daughters Julia Dugger and Patricia Dugger Newton; and granddaughter, Lucia Newton. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 7 at 11 a.m. at St. Columba's Church, Washington, DC. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in John Dugger's memory to the Coalition for the Capital Crescent Trail or Montgomery Hospice
Published in The Washing.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 27, 2014 5:49:30 AM

Obituary: Roy Anthony Vreeland '62
Roy A. Vreeland, 75, died October 15, 2014, from congestive heart failure.
He graduated from John Bapst High School in 1957 and the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD in 1962. Upon graduation he was selected for flight training in Pensacola, FL, and upon completion was assigned to Patrol Squadron 26 in Brunswick, ME, from 1964 to 1968. While in Brunswick he served deployments to Newfoundland and Iceland. After that he was assigned as a Flight Instructor in Corpus Christi, TX for 1 year .... Click here to Read more

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:41:25 AM

Obituary: Robert Frederick Riordan '64
Robert "Bob" Frederick Riordan of Bluffton, SC, (formerly of Lawrence, KS) passed away on October, 18, 2014. On May 24, 1942, he was born the eldest of the late Patrick Xavier Riordan and Edna Elizabeth Parris Riordan's four sons. He graduated Valedictorian from Sacred Heart High School in Salina, KS in 1960 and received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1964 and was married to the former Pamela Elizabeth Sutton on June 4, 196.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:31:04 AM

Obituary: James Carter Edwards II '56
James Carter Edwards II was born on January 17, 1932 in Jefferson City, Missouri, the third of four children of Josephine (Johnson) Edwards and Emmett Edwards. He passed away October 1, 2014. Jim (to those who knew and loved him) spent his early childhood years in central Missouri before moving to Kansas City during World War II. It was during these years in rural Missouri that he developed his lifelong love for hunting, fishing, and the outdoors, especially quail hunting and fishing for catfish.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:28:02 AM

Obituary: Lewis Butler Taylor Jr. '47
Lewis Butler Taylor Jr., 89, of Stillwater passed peacefully from this life on Oct. 12, 2014, at his home in Stillwater. Services have been entrusted to the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home and a service celebrating his life will be held 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Ft. Gibson National Cemetery in Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma. Visitation will be held on Monday, Oct. 20, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Lewis was born on Feb. 4, 1925, to Lewis Butler Taylor and Ollye Arrington in Centrahoma, .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 8:42:06 AM

Obituary: Joseph Crumpler Maiolo '60
Joseph C Maiolo, 75, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife Julie; and brother Michael. Joseph began his career as a shoe shine boy on the streets of Norton, VA, but made his way to the U.S. Naval Academy, graduated, and served in the Air Force. He and Julie were married in 1964. Joseph went on to earn advanced degrees from the University of Virginia and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His career then brought the family t.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 8:05:46 AM

Obituary: George Richard Anderson '83
George R. Anderson, 53, of Harleysville, Pa., formerly of Menominee, Mi., passed away Friday, Oct. 3 at his home. Born July 31, 1961 in Menominee, Mi., to Ellwood Anderson and Marilyn (Lewitz) Anderson, of Peshtigo, he graduated from Peshtigo High School and the US Naval Academy. He was an officer for over 20 years in the United States Navy and was recently employed with Lamb Corporation in King of Prussia, Pa., as a Project Manager. He enjoyed camping, riding his motorcycle and spending time wi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:38:22 AM

Obituary: Arthur George Skove '55
Arthur George Skove, age 83, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2014 at home in Long Branch, after a long battle with diabetes and kidney disease. He moved here in 1961 after living in Plainfield, NJ. A graduate of Plainfield High School Class of 1948, Art served in the US Navy before attending the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland with a fleet appointment. A graduate from Rutgers University he worked for Bell Labs and Telcordia before retiring in 1989. As a communicant of Our Lady Star.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 20, 2014 2:23:04 PM

Obituary: Prof. Richard F. Maruszewski Jr.
Richard F. Maruszewski, Jr., 71, a resident of Arnold, died on September 14, 2014 at 2:36 am. He was born on December 10, 1942 in Milwaukee, WI, was raised in Milwaukee, and previously lived in Jamestown, NY, and currently is also a resident of Sun City Hilton Head, South Carolina. Dick received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Marquette University and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He was in NROTC while at Marquette and served 31 years in the Naval Reserves, four o.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 20, 2014 1:39:15 PM

Obituary: Prof. John P. Uldrick
John Paul Uldrick, 85, passed away on October 11, following a series of complications in recent months after suffering a debilitating stroke. A native of Donalds, South Carolina, he was the son of the late John Robert and Bertie Mae Smith Uldrick. Retired as a Professor Emeritus from the United States Naval Academy, he taught in the Department of Mechanical Engineering from 1966 until 1989 and served as the first civilian chairman of the Department in the early to mid-1970s. Dr. Uldrick was also.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 20, 2014 1:36:15 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Margaret (Robert D. McWethy '42)
Margaret Elizabeth McWethy, 94, departed this life peacefully at home on Oct. 11, 2014. She was born in Annapolis, MD, on June 17, 1920, to the late William P.O. and Frances Elizabeth Clarke. Known as "Maggie Liz" in her youth, she grew up with her two brothers on Lilac Hill, the family property on Weems Creek. She attended St. John the Baptist boarding school in Mendham, NJ, and went on to study agriculture at the University of Maryland for two years. Always drawn to children, she became a kind.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:28:56 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Shirley (Harold R. Andrus Jr. '48)
Shirley Elizabeth McCampbell Andrus, 85October 15, 2014Southern Maryland News Net
Shirley Elizabeth McCampbell Andrus, 85 of College Park, MD passed away on October 12, 2014 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She was born on June 7, 1929 in Washington, D.C., to the late Victor Alex McCampbell and the late Verla Maude Fox McCampbell.
Shirley worked at University College and earned a BS degree in computers. Shirley enjoyed horse shows, collecting dolls, going to antique shops, playing t.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:57:55 AM

Obituary: William Stanley Rothwell '46
William S. Rothwell (5/3/1924 - 10/7/2014)
Bill Rothwell (William Stanley Rothwell, Ph.D.) passed away peacefully on Oct 7, 2014 in Auburn, Calif., joining his beloved wife, Elaine.
Bill was born on May 3, 1924 in Wabasha, Minn., to William Barton Rothwell and Alice Wildes. Bill wrote of William Barton that he was "a fine father always ready for a good time but firm in seeing that I did the right things." Bill's father died of tuberculosis when Bill was a young boy. After his father's death, a.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:39:01 AM

Obituary: Christopher John Giedlin '79
Commander Christopher Giedlin, USN (Ret), passed away in the presence of his family in Carleton MI on 02 October 2014 after a nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57 years old. Chris was born on June 23, 1957 in Alfred, NY and was the third of five sons of the late Richard J. Giedlin and Mary Ellen Giedlin. He graduated from Alfred Almond High School in 1975 and received a congressional appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. An engineering major, he graduated in the Class of 1979 as .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:30:02 AM

Obituary: Michael Herbert Worden '70
Michael Herbert Worden, 66, of Mt. Vision, passed away Sunday evening, October 12, 2014 in his residence.
Michael was born on December 31, 1947 to Herbert Worden and Audrey (DeSilva) Worden, both deceased. He graduated from Franklin Central School in 1966. Following high school, Michael attended the United States Naval Academy and served as a Personnel Specialist until 1969. He served as a New York State Trooper for 10 years. After leaving the State Police, he became a corporate pilot for Raymo.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 9:27:26 AM

Obituary: Charles Conrad Karlan '69
Charles Conrad Karlan, born April 12th, 1947 peacefully passed October 10th, 2014, surrounded by his wife, daughters, and granddaughter. Bravely served our country during the Vietnam War as a fighter pilot. Afterward returned to Topeka, KS where he followed in his father and grandfather s footsteps operating Karlan s Furniture Store until it closed in 1989. Strong civic leader and promoter of downtown Topeka, KS; played an active role in many organizations including being a member of Greater Top.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 9:16:19 AM

Obituary: Ivan Worth Parkins '44
IVAN WORTH PARKINS; age 92; of Mt. Pleasant, MI; passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 at his home. A Memorial Service for Ivan will be held at his home, 1824 Orchard Dr., Mt. Pleasant) on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at 2 to 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the USS ALABAMA Foundation; P.O. Box 65; Mobile, AL 36601 (Online link) or Woodland Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the home during the service. Ivan was born on March 26, 1922 in Centralia, Illinois, th.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 8:10:31 AM

Obituary: John Edward McEnearney '49
John McEnearney, founder of McEnearney Associates real estate firm, dies at 87By Emily Langer October 11, 2014
John McEnearney, a retired Navy captain who founded Mc­Enearney Associates in 1980 and led the company for nearly three decades as it became one of the top real estate firms in the Washington region, died Oct. 8 at his home in McLean, Va. He was 87.
The cause was renal failure, said his daughter Maureen Mc­Enearney Dunn, who succeeded him as company president in 2007.
Mr. McE.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 8:03:51 AM

Obituary: John William Lipscomb Jr. '45
Captain John William Lipscomb, Jr. (United States Navy, Retired) passed away on October 12, 2014 at the age of 91 in Alpharetta, Georgia. He was surrounded by family and died peacefully in his sleep. John was born on June 25, 1923 in Lockhart, Texas. He is the son of Corinne Cardwell (Storey) Lipscomb and Colonel John William Lipscomb, Sr (United States Army, Retired). John's ancestors have served in nearly every American conflict, including the American Revolution, the American Civil War, World.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8:10:25 AM

Obituary: Raymond Ignatius Gornik '48
Raymond I. Gornik, 90, died Oct. 13, 2014 at Hospice House in Cleveland.
He was born July 31, 1924 in Cleveland.
He was a graduate of St. Ignatius High School and U.S. Naval Academy. He served in the navy during the Korean War.
Raymond worked as a planner expeditor for the former L.F.E. in Chesterland and volunteered as a tax counselor for AARP for 20 years.
He is survived by his wife Margaret (nee Goecker); children, Millie Golan, Christine, Raymond II (Tammy), Mark (Anyel), Steve (Jayne), .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8:01:32 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marian (John E. Bryant '46)
Marian Louise Hitchens-Bryant was born June 21, 1923 to John and Ethel (Webb) Hitchens in Auburn, N.Y. She died Sept. 23, 2014 in Sandy, Utah. She was a graduate of Moorpark College in Moorpark, Calif. She worked at The Big Store and as a librarian in Auburn. During World War II, she worked for what is now known as the United States Army Corps of Engineers. In 1945, she married John Edward Bryant, a U.S. Naval Academy and MIT graduate, also of Auburn. Her early and exciting adult life was spent .... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 13, 2014 8:17:04 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (Jeremiah D. Reilly Jr. '47)
Jean Oakley Reilly passed away September 15, 2014, peacefully, with her children at her bedside. 
She was born on October 14, 1924 in Old Hickory, TN, the first of three children to John and Julia Searight Oakley. She was a graduate of Old Hickory High School and served in the U.S. Navy as a WAVE during World War II. On September 5, 1949 she married a young naval officer, Jeremiah Daniel (Dan) Reilly, Jr. The two had met years earlier, at age 13, at church camp.
As a "Navy wife" during th.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 13, 2014 3:46:05 PM

Obituary: James Franklin Bell '54
James F. Bell, a Navy officer who spent seven years as a POW in Vietnam, dies at 83
The Washington PostBy Bart Barnes7 October 2014
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James F. Bell, a Navy captain and pilot who was held prisoner for seven and a half years during the Vietnam War, died Sept. 30 at an Alexandria care facility. He was 83.
The cause was com.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 13, 2014 3:42:15 PM

Obituary: John Louis Lovasz '76
John Louis Lovasz, age 60 of Round Hill, VA died October 11, 2014 at his home. Born on March 21, 1954 in Chicago, IL he was the son of the late Elmer and Christina Lovasz.
Mr. Lovasz was the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Rolls-Royce Naval Marine Inc. He graduated 1976 from the Naval Academy and was a member of St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church. Mr. Lovasz served his country in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife Stephanie Lovasz; his three children James L.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 13, 2014 10:20:57 AM

Obituary: Frederick Conrad Weiss Jr. '57
Frederick C. Weiss Jr., age 81, of Jupiter, passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014. He was a retired Vice President and former manager for Merrill Lynch, a member of the Charles E. Merrill Circle, past chairman of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, and Board of Trustee member for the Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County. Frederick attended Nazareth Hall Military School in Toledo, Ohio; Georgia Military Academy in Atlanta, Georgia; and was a graduate of the U.S. Naval A.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 13, 2014 10:15:00 AM

Obituary: Edward Lyon Keyte Jr. '53
Edward Lyon Keyte Jr., 83, of Arlington passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at a hospital after a lengthy illness. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Moore Funeral Home South Chapel, 1219 N. Davis Drive, Arlington. Memorials: National Kidney Foundation , www.kidney.org. Edward was born Nov. 5, 1930, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Edward L. Keyte and Elizabeth Eisenhower Keyte. Edward attended the U.S. Naval Academy for three years where he studied the ministry, after which he served in the.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 13, 2014 9:50:48 AM

Obituary: Prof. Gerald P. Calame
Gerald Paul Calame, 83, a forty-eight year resident of Annapolis, died on October 6, 2014 at Anne Arundel Medical Center due to congestive heart failure. Born on November 27, 1930 in Le Locle, Switzerland, Gerald emigrated to the United States at age 5, and became a naturalized U.S. citizen at age 18. He earned a B.A. in physics from the College of Wooster in 1953, and a Ph.D. in physics from Harvard in 1960. Gerald performed nuclear reactor core designs for U.S. Navy submarines and destroyers w.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 13, 2014 9:41:47 AM

Obituary: William Lee Assell '59
William Lee Assell, 80, died at 3:15 p.m. on September 29, 2014 at his home in Champaign. A private funeral service was conducted on October 6 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. William was born on December 3, 1933 in Aurora, IL, a son of William and Lillian (Gasper) Assell. He married Marlene K. Reichling in June 1959. She died on November 17, 2001. Survivors include one son, William Assell of Portland, OR. William joined the U.S. Navy in 1953, where he served as an Electrician's Mate on destroyers during.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 13, 2014 9:37:11 AM

Obituary: James Stirling Stevens '74
James "Jim" Stirling Stevens, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 62, due to complications relating to a brain tumor. Jim was born on January 13, 1952 to John and Nettie Stevens. He was raised in the Hilton Village area of Newport News where he was graced with a love of sailing and a mastery of its craft. Jim attended Warwick High School, where he met the love of his life, Debbi Fox, who he married in 1974. Jim received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated with a BS degree i.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 13, 2014 5:12:20 AM

Obituary: Jaquelin Clark Davison '43
Jaquelin C. Davison, 94, of Williamsburg, formerly of Richmond and Atlanta GA., departed this life on Sept. 22, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah "Pris" Davison. A graduate of the US Naval Academy, Mr. Davison was a highly decorated naval officer, retiring with the rank of Commander. Following his military retirement, he began a second career in finance, serving in the trust department of C&S Bank and the Virginia Retirement System. He is survived by his sons, Jaquelin and St.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 13, 2014 4:59:25 AM

Obituary: John Edwin Kszystniak '62
John E. Kszystyniak of Hopkinton, 74, died Friday, October 3, 2014. He was the husband of Joan P. (McGrath), to whom he was married for 47 years. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis in 1962 and served as a Captain in the Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. He graduated from American University in 1975 and worked as an FBI agent for his entire career. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son John W. of Framingham and his daughter Susan M. Collins and her husband Shawn of.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 13, 2014 4:50:10 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Frances (Robert R. Axelson '45)
Frances Roderick Barnard Bagwell Axelson, born in Wichita, KN in 1923, died on October 2, 2014 at Hospice El Paso. She was 91 and a life-long El Pasoan. An energetic civic leader and caring philanthropist, she concentrated on her beloved city working with The El Paso Community Foundation, whose executive director, Eric Pearson, called her "the brightest star he ever knew." The El Paso Symphony Orchestra, founded by her father, Dorrance D. Roderick, was another cause very dear to her heart. She g.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 06, 2014 3:41:38 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Frank S. Carter Jr. '42)
Elizabeth ("Betty," "Cartie") Wright Carter of Lewes passed away Friday, September 13th at Beebe Medical Center. She was born in NYC, NY, February 11, 1918, daughter of the late Charles Lennox and Elizabeth Steen Wright. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Frank Saulsbury Carter, Jr., in 2002 and her three sisters, Charlotte Arnold, Catherine Uhl and Louise Sumrell. Betty grew up in Bayside, NY and attended the Katherine Gibbs School in New York City. She was a member.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 06, 2014 12:11:35 PM

Obituary: John Bernard Gabor '64
JOHN B. GABOR, age 72, died on Sept 22, 2014, in Virginia Beach, VA due to complications following respiratory illness. John graduated from the USNA in 1964 and served in the Navy for 25 years, retiring as a Navy Captain. John is survived by his wife Margaret Gabor, of Gardnerville, NV; his sons, Duane and his wife Joanne, Keith and his wife Stacy; his grandchildren Brooke and Logan; his brothers Ray, Dale and Jim; and his sister Gladys. John Gabor will be inurned at the USNA Columbarium in Nove.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, October 04, 2014 3:28:35 PM

Obituary: Raymond Howard Weir '42
RAYMOND HOWARD WEIR (Age 96)  
On Saturday, August 30, 2014, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Mary Cox Weir; father of Dennis Weir and the late Raymond H. Weir III; grandfather of Michael Weir, Raymond H. Weir IV, Brian, Lisa, and Molly Weir; great-grandfather of Duncan, Ian, Margaret, and Lillian Weir. Ray was born in Spokane, Washington and arrived to Washington, DC in 1938. He attended the United States Naval Academy, received his Engineering Degree from Catholic University, and.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, October 04, 2014 3:20:43 PM

Obituary: Paul Gibbons Schultz '38
RADM. Paul G. Schultz, USN (Ret), 97, Bradenton, died on 26 Sept. 2014 after a short illness. Born in Stevenson, AL on 31 Oct. 1916, his family moved to Roswell, NM in 1926. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1938 and retired from the Navy in 1959. He moved to Bradenton in 1973 from Huntington, LI, NY where he was VP & GM of the Hartman Systems Division of Figgie International, Inc. He was a 41-year member and former dir. of the Bradenton Country Club. He was preceded in death by his .... Click here to Read more
Saturday, October 04, 2014 3:15:32 PM

Obituary: Anthony Anastes Hastoglis '55
Anthony "Tony" Hastoglis, Capt. USN, Ret, passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014, at Martha Jefferson Hospital in the presence of family and friends. Tony was born in Princeton, New Jersey, on July 6, 1930, to Anastasias and Maria Hastoglis, originally from Greece. During Tony's childhood years his family owned a deli/ice cream store called "The Sweet Shop" where he worked until he enlisted in the Navy. Tony lived a full life, focusing on family, community, and his career with the United Stat.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 1:39:37 PM

Obituary: Harry Andrew Watson '46
Harry Watson passed away peacefully on September 12, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, just shy of his 93rd birthday. 
Born on October 31, 1921, in San Antonio, Harry left Texas to attend the United States Naval Academy where he graduated at the top of the class. Although a member of the class of 1946, World War II accelerated his graduation. A few years after the war, Harry earned his master's degree in electrical engineering from MIT and received the Rhodes Scholarship in 1948 to st.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 1:31:02 PM

Obituary: Robert Torbet French '52
Captain Robert Torbet French, 85, of Martinsville, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at his home. He was born on April 6, 1929 in Bluefield, West Virginia, the son of George Easley French and Elisabeth Torbet French. He received his Associate Degree from Bluefield College and received his Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. He was in the Naval Academy from 1948-1952 and served in the U. S. Navy from 1952-1979, retiring as a Captain. He was a member of the Elks Club and the AmVets.
Bob will be reme.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 1:23:20 PM

Obituary: Daniel Charles Coyle Jr. '67
Daniel Charles "Chip" Coyle, Jr., passed away suddenly August 31, 2014 in Hawaii where he resided. He was born on February 24, 1943, a son of the late Mary Jane (Kunkle) Knauss and Daniel C. Coyle, Sr. Dan graduated from Parkland High School in 1961 and continued on to the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating in 1965. He served four years as executive officer on the USS Taylor during the Vietnam War. Dan was a real estate agent for Earl Thacker, LTD in Hawaii since 1979. His survivors include his dear.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:16:18 PM

Obituary: Roy Oscar Girod '53
Roy Oscar Girod died in Columbus Ohio, Thursday, September 25, 2014 after a long battle with diabetes. A native son of Worland, WY, Roy was born August 28, 1931 to Albert Paul Girod, Sr, and Georgia Allen Girod. He was a 1949 graduate of Washakie County HS and received a Principle Appointment to the United States Naval Academy in June of that year. He graduated from the USNA in June of 1953 and married Patricia Hill on December 5, 1953. Throughout the course of his active duty service, he attend.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 11:57:27 AM

Obituary: John Edward Kohler '65
Commander John E. Kohler, USN (Ret.) lost his battle with cancer on Sept. 15 at his home in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, with his loving wife Cheryl by his side. Born in Oakland, California, in 1943 to John and Virginia Kohler, John was the eldest of four children. He grew up in Marblehead, graduating in 1961 from Marblehead High School (MHS) as senior class president, president of the National Honor Society and a member of the championship football team. Lifelong friend and MHS classmate, War.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 4:39:39 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Katharine (William J. Prout '58 / John H. MacKinnon '58)
Katharine Prout MacKinnon (Aug. 12, 1938 - Sept. 24, 2014 )
Katharine died at Kaiser Hospital in Vallejo after an eight year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. She was born to Helen Coombs and Benjamin Hickam and raised in Waynesboro, Virginia. She was a graduate of the College of William and Mary with an ESL degree from the University of Hawaii and worked as a teacher and educational administrator. She married Bill Prout, a Naval Academy graduate, and lived as a military wife in Libya, Arkansas, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 29, 2014 10:47:55 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Patricia (Robert B. Mack '45 / J. Philip Rogers Jr. '48)
Patricia Dickinson Rogers passsed away peacefully on September 22, 2014 at her home in The Reserve of Heritage Harbour. Patricia, known to her friends as Patsy, was born in Philadelphia, PA March 15, 1927, the daughter of Dr. Everett H. and Margaret Devaney Dickinson. She moved to Annapolis in 1941, attended Annapolis High School, graduating in 1944, and later attended Fleet Business School in Annapolis. She married Lt. (j.g.) Robert Belknap Mack in 1946 in the Naval Academy Chapel. They had two.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:49:44 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Clara (Edward J. Robeson III '45)
Clara Austin Averett Robeson, 93, mother of Ruth Richards Robeson Tinsley (H. Wallace Tinsley Jr.) was born March 23, 1921, in Birmingham, Alabama to Edward Boyle Averett and Clara Austin Mastin Averett. She went to Heaven on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, from her son's home in Landrum, South Carolina surrounded by her family. She was married to LT Edward John Robeson III USN (Ret.), her buddy, for over 68 years. He preceded her to Heaven. Other surviving children are Ann Austin Robeson Holmes (D.... Click here to Read more
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:18:22 PM

Obituary: Larry Donald Dion '84
Larry Dion, 53, of Sanford, died on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Mass General Hospital following a long illness.
Larry was born on Dec. 31, 1960, to Donald Joseph and Stella Christine (Allaire) Dion in Sanford. He grew up in Springvale and attended Notre Dame Parochial School and then went on to graduate from Sanford High School in 1978. He joined the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power Program and then attend the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis where he graduated with a BS in engineering in 1984. He the.... Click here to Read more

Friday, September 26, 2014 11:01:19 AM

Obituary: James Anthony Rave '63
James Anthony Rave, 73, of Beaufort, died peacefully Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at home. No service will be held. Jim was from Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1963. After six years as a submarine officer, he continued to serve our nation as a federal employee with the Department of the Navy, finally retiring after a full career from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. During his final years he kept active working as a contracting engineer and avidly reading scien.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 1:16:02 PM

Obituary: Frederick Williams Laing Jr. '58
Frederick Williams Laing, Jr. of Hillsdale, NY passed away Monday, September 15, 2014. He was the son of Margery (Daley) and Captain Frederick Williams Laing, USN. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Sally (Nicolaisen), sister Janet (Laing) Hetterly, daughter Kelly and husband Richard Director of Denver, CO, son William and wife Elizabeth (Tenenbaum) of Atlanta, GA, son Michael and wife Roxana (Casals) of Kensington, MD, and eight adoring grandchildren. Fred was born on June 10, 1936.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 1:08:43 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Anna (John L. Jay '35)
Anna Louise Shegogue Jay, 99, passed away peacefully at home in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Daughter of Edward and Susan Rebecca Shegogue, Anne was born January 18, 1915 in Bowie, Maryland. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Laverne Jay in 2004; her parents; brothers Mac and Eddie Shegogue; and brother-in-law Kenneth Jay and wife Greta. She is survived by brother-in-law Raymond Jay and wife Lillian of Alexandria, Vir., sisters-in-law Kathryn Jay Peavy of Eau Claire.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:40:37 PM

Obituary: John Douglas Hague Sr. '55
John Douglas Hague Sr., 82, of Charlottesville, Virginia, died on Friday, September 12, 2014, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Born January 9, 1932, in San Diego, California, he was the son of Admiral Wesley and Priscilla Hague. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by a daughter, Laurie; and a son, Stephen Hague. John attended school at Cincinnati University for one year, where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. From there, he went to the United Sate.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:27:15 PM

Obituary: David Penney Heering '53
David Penney Heering (4/16/1929 ~ 09/12/2014) 
Major David P. Heering, USMC retired, passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Paul and Lilyanne Heering. He was a 1953 graduate of the US Naval Academy and retired from the Corps in 1972. He loved to fly and over the next 30 years he logged over 6,200 hours in the air, from crop dusting in central California to teaching others to fly. He also enjoyed playing tennis and bowling. David is survived by h.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 10:47:41 AM

Obituary: George Lynn Johnson Sr. '55
George L. Johnson, Sr. was a Navy Bronze Star recipient and played a pivotal role in bringing the COASTER commuter train to San Diego. However, if you asked him what gave him the most pride, he was quick to tell you about his three children who he said gave him joy by being "such nice people." George's beloved wife, Mary Ann (Harmon) Johnson and those now-grown children, George Jr., Patricia (Tish) and Pamela are saddened to say goodbye to their treasured husband and father who died September 10.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:53:39 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Carol (Thomas C. Williams '47)
Carol Janet (Danforth) Williams passed away September 21, 2014 after a long difficult struggle with emphysema. Carol was born December 23, 1924 to Blanche Gordon Danforth and William Reid Danforth in Alexandria, South Dakota. The following year the family moved to Mitchell, SD, where Carol and her older sister enjoyed idyllic childhoods growing up in the home of the Corn Palace. Carol graduated from South Dakota State College in 1946 with a bachelor degree in home economics education and dieteti.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:34:02 PM

Obituary: Robert Ousley Hawkins Jr. '61
Robert O. Hawkins, Jr, PhD, of Stony Brook on Sept. 19, 2014. Born Jan. 4, 1938 in Valdosta, GA. Dr. Hawkins passed after a battle with cancer. Preceded in death by his partners in life, Dr. Edmund and Michele McTernan. Survived by brothers Fred and George Hawkins, children Moira Edwards (Marvin), Catherine Walls (William), Edmund J. McTernan, Jr. (Janice), Michele McTernan (David Klopfenstein), Brennan J. McTernan (Frances), and many grandchildren. Graduate, US Naval Academy 1961, MEd Northeast.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 22, 2014 1:50:49 PM

Obituary: Don Howard Erickson Jr. '47
Don H. Erickson Jr., 89, East Sheridan Avenue, DuBois, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born Nov. 6, 1924, in DuBois, he was the son of the late Don H. Erickson Sr. and Ruth Mark Erickson.
He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1947. After graduation, he served on the U.S.S. Douglas Fox.
He was married to Florence Burke Erickson. She preceded him in death in 1990. On May 5, 1995, he married Shirley Kirk Erickson. She survives.
He started his car.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 22, 2014 1:44:44 PM

Obituary: William Matthew Moscrip '64
William "Bill" Matthew Moscrip  (April 15, 1942 - September 10, 2014)
Bill was deeply loved by everyone who knew him. He was a true renaissance man who loved science, music, art, fish, fine food, PBS, his hats, his friends, his co-workers, and especially his family. A brilliant scientist, inventor, designer musicologist and storyteller. Graduated Lima Senior High, Lima, OH, 1960, 1964 graduate of the United States Naval Academy.
Employed as a Mechanical Engineer at 3 Phoenix in Wake Fores.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 22, 2014 1:27:20 PM

Obituary: John Edward Hutton Jr. '52
John Edward Hutton, Jr. passed away on September 16, 2014 at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines, Iowa. Born January 25, 1927 in Des Moines, he was the son of John and Rosetta Hutton. John was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary, son Ronald, sister Colleen Ryan, and brother-in-law David Ryan.
John grew up in East Des Moines and attended Willard Elementary School and Woodrow Wilson Junior High School. He graduated from Des Moines East High School and, in September of 1944, enlisted in the.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:16:16 AM

Obituary: Sean Thomas Healey '78
SEAN T. HEALEY, 58, of Narragansett, RI died unexpectedly on September 12, 2014. He was the son of the late Judge Edward V. Healey and Lillian E. Healey (Devlin). He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated from University of Rhode Island. He worked as a representative for Bankers Life and Casualty Company. He is survived by his daughter Devlin E. Healey, his son Sean W. Healey, his former wife Doreen Vanacore of Warwick and his eight siblings, Nancy J. Healey, Kevin F. Healey, Edward V. He.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:46:56 AM

Obituary: Samuel Phillip Berzon '51
Samuel Phillip Berzon, age 87, of Duluth, and formerly of Superior, died Monday, September 15, 2014 at Bayshore Health Center in Duluth. He was born in Duluth January 4, 1927 to Abraham C. and Anna Lena (Yonesowitz) Berzon. Samuel was a graduate of Morgan Park High School and a 1951 graduate of the Annapolis Naval Academy. He was a Marine veteran of World War II and the Korean War serving as a Battery Commander of SAMS (Surface Air Missile Unit). Following his military service, he worked in the .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:22:40 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Patti (Charles G. Curtis '56)
Patti Morse was born on September 30, 1933 in Denver, Colorado to the union of Jared and Josephine (Freel) Morse. Her father was a prominent Denver architect. During World War II, he was employed by Boeing Airplane Co. of Seattle, Washington. Thus, Patti spent her pre-teen and teen years in Seattle. She attended Roosevelt High School until her senior year. Her father and family returned to Denver in June 1951. Her father joined his brother, Stan, to create the "Morse Architects," a Denver firm. .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:21:53 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jeanne (Walter H.F. Wahlin '42)
Jeanne O. Wahlin, 92, passed September 12, 2014 in Chapel Hill, NC, where she had been a resident since 1986. Born June 16, 1922 in Washington D.C. to the late J. Frederick Offterdinger and Katharine A. Morrison. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter H. F. Wahlin whom she married in 1942 after his graduation from the United States Naval Academy. She was a retired member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and The Junior Leagues of America. She was a past Altar Guild Coord.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:09:17 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Anna (John L. Jay '35)
Anna Louise Shegogue Jay, 99, passed away peacefully at home in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Daughter of Edward and Susan Rebecca Shegogue, Anne was born January 18, 1915 in Bowie, Maryland. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Laverne Jay in 2004; her parents; brothers Mac and Eddie Shegogue; and brother-in-law Kenneth Jay and wife Greta. She is survived by brother-in-law Raymond Jay and wife Lillian of Alexandria, Vir., sisters-in-law Kathryn Jay Peavy of Eau Claire.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 15, 2014 1:25:43 PM

Obituary: Donald Herman Lilienthal '55
CDR Donald Herman Lilienthal, 83, of Sterling, VA died at INOVA Loudon Hospital on August 21st, 2014 after a brief illness.
He is survived by his daughter Karen Lilienthal of Sterling, VA, his son John and daughter-in-law Theresa Lilienthal of Bel Air, MD, his two granddaughters Kaitlin Lilienthal of El Dorado, AR and Kim Lilienthal of Raleigh, NC and his brother Paul Lilienthal of Hamburg, PA along with nieces, nephews and extended family. He is pre-deceased by his son Donald Herman Lilienthal.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 15, 2014 1:13:39 PM

Obituary: Kent Randolph Clark '59
Kent Randolph Clark, CDR USN (Ret.) passed away on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 in Montgomery, OH. He was born in Barbourville, KY on April 7, 1937 the son of the late Buford T. and Eleanor (Owens) Clark. Beloved husband of Mary Susan (Munger) Clark. Dear Father of Elizabeth (Eric) Sandberg and Anne (Thomas) Pugh and devoted grandfather of Sara and Benjamin Sandberg and Grayson and Reese Pugh. Loving brother to Thomas C. Clark and the late Lynne Logan and a devoted uncle to his nieces and nephew. He.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:33:34 PM

Obituary: John Wesley Atkins III '67
JOHN W. ATKINS, III  (January 23, 1944 ~ September 3, 2014 ) 
John passed away on September 3 in McLean, VA. He succumbed to complications from Parkinson's disease. He was born in Lancaster PA, the son of Dr. John W. Atkins and Jean B. Atkins. He graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School in Lancaster in 1961 and the U.S. Naval Academy in 1967. He served on active duty in the Navy for twenty years retiring at the rank of Commander. He continued to serve his country as a civil servant an.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 15, 2014 12:30:45 PM

Obituary: Charles Elliott Martin '49
Charles E. (Chuck) Martin, Capt. USN (Ret.), of Fuquay-Varina, NC, died on Saturday, September 13, 2014, following a brief illness. He was 88 years old.
The first son of Ida and O. E Martin, Jr., he was born and raised in Fremont, NE, graduating from Fremont HS in 1944. Chuck went to the United States Naval Academy in 1945 on a Congressional appointment and graduated with the class on June 3, 1949.
Upon graduation, he married his longtime girlfriend, Marilyn "Lynn" Douglas, also of Fremont. He.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 15, 2014 9:56:50 AM

Obituary: Richard Earl Wilkerson Jr. '75
Richard Earl Wilkerson, Jr., 61, passed away Friday, September 12, 2014 at John Cochran V.A. Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. 
Rich was born on May 21, 1953 to the late Richard Wilkerson and Betty Lou (Royster) Wilkerson. He graduated from Bosse High School in 1971 and attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Rich was a member of St. Matthews United Church of Christ. He Retired from American General and worked at AT&T Call Center in Evansville. Rich and his wife, Laura, loved to tra.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 15, 2014 9:52:43 AM

Obituary: Jack Kenneth Noyes '49
Jack Kenneth Noyes (dec 9/12/2014) was born in Kansas City, Missouri on March 4, 1925 to Iva Gramling Noyes and Benjamin Franklin Noyes. Benjamin Noyes died in 1927 and soon after Jack moved with his mother and brother, William E. Noyes to Midland, Texas. Jack started school in 1931 at North Elementary. After missing a few days in the first grade due to a serious illness and then a broken arm, Jack was very proud to have perfect attendance for the rest of his school days to high school graduatio.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 15, 2014 9:40:44 AM

Obituary: William Joseph Aston '51
WILLIAM J. ASTON, Capt., USN (Ret.), died quietly at home in Fort Lauderdale, FL with family at his side May 24, 2014, at age 86. Bill was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Bill was the beloved husband of Lenora K. Aston. They married at the USNA Chapel In July 1956 and shared 57 years traveling the world together. As well as his loving wife, Lenora, Bill is survived by his daughter, Suzanne Aston of Ft. Lauderdale and her son, Chris Blanton. His son, Bill Aston Jr. of St. Petersburg, FL.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 15, 2014 3:36:51 AM

Obituary: Gordon Leonard Johnson '54
Gordon L. Johnson, age 83 (9/9/2014). Beloved husband of Judie nee Hehmeyer for 50 years. Loving dad of Michael (Kerri) Johnson, Michelle (Kevin) Kruse and Matthew (Amy) Johnson. Dear grandpa of Hannah, McKenna, Kelly, Jake, Kate, and Sierra. Fond brother in-law of Gayle (Tom) Peterson and Ann (Lyle) Tracy. Uncle of Alissa, Jennifer and Caitlyn. Gordon grew up in the Chicagoland area attending Lutheran Memorial Church and Lane Technical High School. Upon graduation he earned an appointment to th.... Click here to Read more
Friday, September 12, 2014 9:34:08 AM

Obituary: Russell Dean Hale II '66
Russell Dean Hale II  (August 8, 1944 - September 6, 2014)
Russ passed away peacefully in his Arlington home on September 6th under the care of Hospice and surrounded by family and close friends. He is survived by his wife Sandra and their children: Jennifer, David and Douglas. Born in Sherman, Texas, "RD" grew up an Air Force "brat", spending time in Japan, NY, VA, HI and Ohio, where he met his high-school sweetheart and eventual wife, Sandra, in 1960.
A graduate of the US Naval Academy .... Click here to Read more

Friday, September 12, 2014 3:37:41 AM

Obituary: Jeffrey A. Lehman '70
Jeffrey A. Lehman, Captain USN (Ret) of Lemoore, California, went home to be with the Lord on September 6, 2014 at age 66 in his home following a brave fight with cancer. He graduated from Hanford High School in 1966 then attended the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, graduating in June 1970 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering. Upon graduation he was commissioned Ensign, USN, receiving his wings and designation as a Naval Aviator in October 1972. Capt. Lehman began h.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 5:32:50 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Jane (James C. Oliver '48)
Mary Jane Oliver, 85, a resident of Annapolis since 1969, died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at her residence following a lengthy illness. Born February 11, 1929 in Asheboro, NC, Mary earned a Bachelors Degree from the Women's College of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She was an elementary school teacher and a former relator with Church Circle Realty. She raised goats and was well known for the cheese she made from their milk. Mary was certified in Chinese cooking and was an Annapolis .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 4:40:14 PM

Obituary: Ray Evans Lucas '57
Colonel Ray Evans Lucas (Ret. AF), 79, of Merritt Island, Florida, loving and dedicated husband, father, son and brother, went home peacefully to Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sept. 7, 2014. Ray was surrounded by his loving family as he passed into the glorious arms of Christ Jesus. He was born Nov. 25, 1934, in Washington, Georgia, to the late Earl Harris Lucas Sr. and Lucy Ellington Ray.
Ray leaves behind his loving wife of 55 years, Willene Hastings Lucas; daughters, Julia Ann Diakakis (Sa.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 4:11:54 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Frederick A Stevenson '46)
Dorothy D. Stevenson, 94, went to the Lord peacefully in her sleep at her home in Middletown, RI, on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Dorothy was born in New York, NY, on November 26, 1919. She was one of four daughters of the late Royal and Alice Dana. She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Lt. Cmdr. Fred A. Stevenson, USN (ret.), who passed away in 2006, and two sisters, Clementina Frost and Adelaide Bagley. She is survived by her two daughters, both of Middletown, Dana Stevenson, and Jane Tr.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 4:05:46 PM

Obituary: Jackson Bates Craven Jr. '47
Jackson Bates Craven Jr.  (January 4, 1923 - August 5, 2014)
Jackson Bates (J.B.) Craven, Jr. was born in the coal mining town of Wilder, Fentress County, Tenn., on Jan. 4, 1923.
He made his home in Seabrook, Texas. His wife, Victoria (Deford) Craven was deceased prior to his passing.
He is survived by four sons, Jackson Bates III, Steven, Edward, Michael and their families. The last survivor of his childhood family is Paul, a retired engineer who resides in Oak Ridge, Tenn.; three broth.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 3:46:58 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Georgia (Jack M. Wilbern '56)
Georgia L. Wilbern passed away peacefully on August 13, 2014 at her home in Palm Coast, FL., her daughter Linda by her side. Linda had the blessed opportunity to take care of and spend time with her over the last few months of her life and those memories will be cherished by her forever. Georgia was born June 28, 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia. She raised four children, Allen Workman, Stephanie Cavanaugh (deceased), Steven Workman and Linda Megill. In 1977 she met and later married Jack M. Wilbern. T.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 3:32:18 PM

Obituary: Cecil Hall Simpson '44
CECIL HALL SIMPSON, age 93, born on September 27, 1920 of Hines Valley, Lenoir City, TN passed away peacefully at the home of his son, Steven and daughter-in-law, Linda, on Monday, September 8, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Terressa Johnson Simpson; son, Peter Marshall Simpson; very special friend of 25 years, Trula Coley; sisters, Ressie, Grace, Pauline, Ruth, Mary and Carrie Lou, and brother, Clarence. Survived by his oldest son, Donald Spencer Simpson and his wife, C.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 3:09:57 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (David R. Mets '53)
Dorothy M. Mets passed away after an eight month battle with cancer on Sept. 7, 2014, twelve days short of her 81st birthday. Her husband Dave and two of her sons were with her in the hour of her death in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Dorothy and Dave started dating while he was at the Naval Academy Preparatory School in 1949, and married the day after his USNA graduation in 1953. After his commissioning in the USAF, she built homes in many places including the Philippines, Texas, Maine, on the campus.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 1:57:53 PM

Obituary: Peter John Vogelberger Jr. '54
On September 7, 2014 PETER JOHN VOGELBERGER, JR., Naval Academy Graduate, Class of 1954, CDR, U.S. Navy (Ret.), beloved husband of Marianne (Inky) Vogelberger (nee Crane); devoted father of Susan Torrence (Dean), Peter C. Vogelberger (Sheila), Holly McGarvey (Jim) and Mark Vogelberger (Wendy); loving grandfather of P.J., Katie, Chris, Garrett, Tori, Cole, Jillian, Jimmy and Kurt. Services and interment private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, (www.wounded.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 1:25:48 PM

Obituary: Pierce Yarrell Matthews Jr. '47
Pierce Yarrell "PY" Matthews Jr., 88, died in Decatur, GA on July 29, 2014. PY was born on November 18, 1925 in Asheville, NC to Pierce Yarrell Mathews Sr. and Margaret Whitlow Matthews. After graduating from Lee Edwards High School in Asheville, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD in June 1946. PY traveled the world, including the Dominican Republic, South America and multiple times to Antarctica in military service and eventually retired as Lt. Commander. He began a secon.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 1:22:24 PM

Obituary: Joseph Herbert Benton '48
Joseph H. Benton
Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, "Big Joe" died peacefully on Thursday, September 4, 2014. He was born on April 19, 1923 in Columbus, Georgia and raised in Atlanta by his parents, Evelyn Jane Millspaugh Benton and Dr. Curtis Dudley Benton, Sr. In 1947 he married his "eva-lovin", Marjorie Emma Black, "Em", with whom he celebrated his 65th wedding anniversary in June of 2012. He and Marjorie moved to Baton Rouge in 1953, where they resided until moving .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:55:11 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Marshall J. Treado '50)
On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, Dorothy A. Treado, of Gaithersburg, MD. Beloved wife of the late Marshall John Treado, Col. USMC (Ret.). Loving mother of Marcia Treado Burlbaugh, Stephen J. Treado, Gregory J. Treado, Karen M. Griffin and Kathleen Treado Vermaat; grandmother of Eric J. Treado, Laura E. Deyo, Anna T. Stout, Barry M. Burlbaugh, Angelica D. Griffin, Jennifer R. Griffin, Nicholaas G. and Axel J. Vermaat; great-grandmother of Cailyn N. Deyo and Adeline A.G. Treado; sister of Laurie Kiv.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 08, 2014 1:51:27 PM

Obituary: Lamar Wyatt Tuzo '52
CDR Lamar W. "Mark" Tuzo, USN (ret.), 84, passed away peacefully August 28 at his home in Pensacola. Mark was a graduate of the US Naval Academy, class of 1952, and went on to give his country 20 years of distinguished service as a Naval Aviator and Defense Intelligence Officer. Mark went through flight training and did several squadron tours, followed by DIA assignments in Spain (Naval Attaché to the US Embassy in Madrid), Iceland (working with NATO) and Washington D.C. After leaving the.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 08, 2014 1:00:15 PM

Obituary: Edward Lyman Smith '50
EDWARD L. "TED" SMITH of Naples, FL and Canonsburg, PA, died at home on September 1, 2014. A native of Vermont, Mr. Smith was a graduate of Brattleboro High School, the Bullis School in Silver Spring, MD, and the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD (1950). Significant assignments on active duty were aboard the USS Porter (DD 800) during its Korean tour, and subsequently as an Instructor in the department of mathematics at the Naval Academy. Mr. Smith resigned his commission at the cessa.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 08, 2014 12:41:47 PM

Obituary: Geoffrey Sterling Royal '93
(Mar. 19, 1971 - Aug. 28, 2014) Geoffrey Sterling Royal, the only child of the late Glenmore Royal, Jr. and Joyce Buskey Royal was born March 19, 1971 in Houston, Texas and departed this life on August 28, 2014 in Suwanee, Georgia. He was educated in the public schools of Houston and distinguished himself as an outstanding student and musician who enjoyed playing the saxophone. Geoffrey received his Congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy from the state of Texas, after gradu.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 08, 2014 12:39:12 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Joan (Keith "Casey" Cordes '52)
Joan Gorom Cordes died recently in Sun City, CA where she was living. She is a graduate of Loveland High School class of 1948 and of University of Colorado class of 1952. She married and is survived by Keith "Casey" Cordes also a graduate of Loveland High School class of 1946 and the US Naval Academy class of 1952. The marriage was in Loveland in 1952. She is survived by four offspring, Steven, Scott, Eric and Cheryl, and her sister Nancy Gorom Ellis of Goleta, CA, a graduate of Loveland High Sc.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 04, 2014 6:49:33 PM

Obituary: Raymond Stanley Tuszynski '52
Raymond S. Tuszynski died peacefully on September 3, 2014, at the age of 86. Loving husband of Barbara (nee Zirkel) for over 60 years. Proud father of Mary Lee (James) Ratzel and Thomas. Grandfather of Isaac Thomas Tuszynski. Ray was born and raised in Evanston, Illinois. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California. Ray served in the Korean War as a lieutenant and served as an Interpreter during the Cuban Mis.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 04, 2014 6:35:19 PM

Obituary: Lewis Dawson Smith '55
Lewis Dawson Smith, was born November 28, 1932, and died August 29, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, James Smith, mother Lilly Smith, and brother James Smith III.
Survived by wife Janette, sons Paul and Lewis IV, stepchildren Cindy, Shuana, Melissa, Grant and Adam. Many grandchildren and great grandchildren who affectionately called him "papa."
Lewis was raised in Stephens, Arkansas where he attended both grade school and high school. He was appointed to the United States Naval Ac.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 5:26:59 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (Neil D. Chaitin '50)
Jean (Dinkelspiel) Chaitin
Jean Chaitin, born 1932, a fifth-generation San Franciscan. Died Aug 19, 2014 after a year living gracefully with lung cancer. Predeceased by her best friend and beloved husband of 54 years, Neil Chaitin; loving mother of Kenneth (Jeri), Katherine, & Anne Chaitin.
Jean got her BA from Wellesley and MS from SF State. She valued art, education and giving to her community. A docent at SF's Fine Arts and then Asian Art Museums, Jean founded the Asian's Community Spea.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 5:19:50 AM

Obituary: Edward Alexander Sprinkle '47
Edward Alexander Sprinkle (September 3, 1923 - July 28, 2014) was an American football player. He was known to many as "The Meanest Man in Pro Football" and was nicknamed "The Claw." He played for 12 seasons with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League and is credited with calling attention to the NFL's defensive players. Bears coach George Halas referred to Sprinkle as "the greatest pass-rusher I've ever seen" and "a rough, tough ballplayer, but not a dirty one." [citation needed] At .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 4:26:50 AM

Obituary: Karl James Butterbrodt '80
Karl James Butterbrodt passed away on Monday, August 25, in Eau Claire, Wis. after fighting a tooth-and-nail battle against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS (often referred to as Lou Gehrigs Disease). Karl was born on October 20, 1957 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to James "Coach" Butterbrodt and the late Mary Butterbrodt. He joined an older brother, Jay, and the two were thereafter joined by two more brothers, Tim and Paul. The family later moved to Hurley, Wisconsin, where Karl attended grade s.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 3:49:41 AM

Obituary: Carl John Adams Sr. '44
Carl John Adams Sr., 94, formerly of Burlington, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Messenger House in Bainbridge Island, Wash. Born June 5, 1920, in Fairfield, he was the son of Carl Vincent “Irishman” and Ruth Ireland Adams. In 1946, he married Isabelle Patricia “Pat” Sharp in Washington, D.C. She died Aug. 30, 2003. Mr. Adams was a professional engineer and a lifetime member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He worked for Springfield, Ill., Boiler Co. and Wi.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 3:38:24 PM

Obituary: Lawrence Mack Russell '64
Lawrence Mack Russell, a native of Athens, age 72 years, 8 months, departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, with his wife, Sandi, "the love of his life," by his side, to spend eternity in Heaven. He courageously battled Myelodysplastic Syndrome for the past three and one-half years. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John Beavers Russell and Lucille Frye Russell; his maternal grandparents, Isaac Leo and Fannie McNutt Cranfield; his parents, Robert L. and Rachel Cranfiel.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 01, 2014 10:38:58 AM

Obituary: Charles Werner Eidson '57
Charles Werner Eidson passed away Saturday evening, August 16, 2014. He was 80 years old. Charlie was born in Cullman, Alabama, on August 20, 1933, to E. C. "Doc" and Julie Werner Eidson. After attending Marion Military Academy in his home state of Alabama, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, where he captained their nationally ranked fencing team. After graduation, Charlie served at the Turner Air force base in Albany, Georgia, where he loved piloting B52 bombers - h.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 01, 2014 9:48:48 AM

Obituary: Dennis Eugene Huff '62
Dennis Eugene Huff Born February 29, 1940 in Canton, Ohio. He passed away peacefully at Mallard's Landing Memory Care in Gig Harbor, Washington on August 21, 2014. He attended Lincoln High School in Canton and graduated in the class of 1958 as the class president. He continued contact with his classmates and planned, then attended his 50th reunion in 2008. In 1959, he was accepted to the Naval Academy, this was the first year that midshipmen had the choice to choose between the Navy or Air Force.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 01, 2014 7:48:15 AM

Obituary: Walker Raitt Goodrich Jr. 60
Walker Raitt "Casey" Goodrich Jr., 78, passed away on May 17, 2014. Casey was born on Jan. 23, 1936, and was a son of the late Colonel Walker R. Goodrich Sr. and Alice Gotham. He attended West Point and entered the U.S. Naval Academy on a vice presidential appointment, enrolling and graduating with the class of 1960. During the first class year, Casey was company commander of the sixth company. He was in the Navy for 21 years. Casey is survived by his wife of 50 years, Josette. There will be a g.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 01, 2014 7:43:00 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (H.L. Culbreath '45)
Betty King Culbreath-Gibbons, of Tampa passed away on August 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, H. L. Culbreath, Jr.; her husband of 8 years, Congressman Sam M. Gibbons; and her parents O.W. and Esther King. Betty was born outside of Ardmore, OK on December 7, 1921, and moved to Tampa at an early age. She attended Wilson JHS, Plant HS, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and graduated from Florida State College for Women. At FSCW, she was a member of Kap.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 01, 2014 7:39:09 AM

Obituary: Thomas William Robinson III '50
Cdr. Thomas William Robinson III, a resident of Sparks, NV since 2001, died August 26th, 2014 at the age of 87.
Tom, or "Rob" as he was known throughout his professional careers, was born August 2, 1927 to Thomas (II) and Electa Robinson in Cody, Wyoming. After graduating from High School in Safford, Arizona, Tom enlisted in the United States Navy where he quickly earned a fleet appointment to the United States Naval Academy ultimately graduating in 1950 with the commission of Ensign. While at .... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 01, 2014 7:23:05 AM

Obituary: Robert Watson Bell '60
Robert W. Bell Jr. died Monday, August 18, 2014.
He was born January 21, 1937, in Pittsburgh, to Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. Bell Sr., and grew up in Fredericktown and Rices Landing with younger brothers, Barry John Bell and William Andrew Bell.
From the small Pennsylvania mining towns of his boyhood, he learned the value of a hard day's work. He learned pretense is fragile and debilitating to the human character. He learned to measure others by their deeds more than by their words. He learned the .... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 01, 2014 5:10:50 AM

Obituary: Victor Delano '41
Captain Victor Delano, U.S. Navy (Retired), a Pearl Harbor survivor, died on August 25, 2014 at Casey House in Rockville, Maryland. He was 94. Victor was born in Washington, DC on December 20, 1919 to Captain Harvey Delano and Marcia Murdock Delano. Victor entered the Naval Academy in 1937 and graduated "With Distinction" in February 1941 (accelerated due to the impending war) and was commissioned Ensign. His first assignment was aboard the USS West Virginia, where he was when the Japanese attac.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:26:11 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Bruce Sullivan '46)
Mrs. Betty Stell Sullivan, of Austin and formerly of Corsicana passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at South Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas. She was a native of Corsicana, Texas and a daughter of Ralph and Kathleen Stell. She studied public school music at Texas Women’s University. When she graduated from TWU in June of 1946, she received a Bachelor of Science Degree and was employed by the Corsicana Public School System where she taught at Travis Elementary School.
1n 1947 she m.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:22:35 AM

Obituary: John Lawrence Higgins Jr. '58
John Lawrence Higgins Jr., 79, of Wyckoff, NJ died August 25, 2014. Beloved husband of Katherine (Carroll) Higgins of Wyckoff. Loving father of John and his wife Ellen of Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ; Mary Katherine and her husband Glenn Schulhafer of Waldwick, NJ; James and his wife Andrea of Wayne, NJ and Erin and her husband Don McLoughlin of Glen Rock, NJ. Dear Grandfather of Jack, Maddie, Meg, Shannon, James, Cate and Will. Larry graduated Ridgewood High School Class of '53; Wyoming Seminary Class of '54 .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:19:15 AM

Obituary: Llewellyn Dale Bowen '46
(Feb. 8, 1922 - Aug. 20, 2014) Llewellyn Dale Bowen, 92, a Michigan native, passed away peacefully in Niles, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Riveridge Manor, following an illness. Dale was born on February 8, 1922 in Grandville, Michigan to the late Lyle V. and Gladys (Wedgewood) Bowen. Gladys passed away a year after Dale's birth and he was primarily raised by his loving step-mother Helen (Cromwell) Bowen. On March 1, 1952 Dale married the love of his life, Doris Mae N.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:21:20 AM

Obituary: David Drury Sullivan '59
David Drury Sullivan, 77, of Roanoke Virginia, died on Monday, August 18, 2014. 
Dave was born in Newport, Rhode Island on February 8, 1937. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with the Class of 1959. He completed flight training at Pensacola, Florida, and was designated a naval aviator in March 1961. He served with Air Anti-Submarine Squadron 28 aboard the USS WASP (CVS-18) from 1962-1964. He attended the United States Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, where he re.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:20:27 AM

Obituary: Barry Allen Gastrock '61
Capt. Barry Allen Gastrock, USN retired, 77, of Downingtown, passed away suddenly on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
He was the beloved husband of Margerie A. Smith, Esq., with whom he shared 20 years of marriage.
Born in Harrisburg on Oct. 26, 1936, Barry was the son of the late Paul Gastrock and Cora Joly Dorison.
In August 1954, he entered the Navy as an airman recruit, USNR-R. He remained active in the Naval Air Reserve until his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in the s.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 25, 2014 4:59:06 AM

Obituary: Henry Douglas Ruppel '47
Henry Douglas Ruppel, 90, passed away at his home Aug. 14, 2014.
He was born Sept. 10, 1923, in Twin Bridges, Mont., the first of the five children of Henry and Gladys Thompson Ruppel.
He married the love of his life, Norma Jean Hand of Bentley, Kan., Dec. 15, 1946. Their marriage lasted for 58 years until her passing in 2005. They were the parents of four children. 
Ruppel was a member of the Class of 1947 of the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., which graduated in 1946 in an accelera.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:54:12 PM

Obituary: Silas Oscar Nunn III '59
Capt. SILAS O. NUNN, III "Si" USN (Ret)  
Si Nunn passed away on July 24, 2014 after a brief fight against the complications of pulmonary diseases. He left this life with his wife and children by his side.
Si was born July 7, 1935, the only child of Silas Jr., and Cate Gardner Nunn of Warrenton, NC.
He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1959 where he was a member of the golf team. While on active duty he earned an MS in Oceanography and had command of two combatant ships, the escor.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:57:53 AM

Obituary: Christopher B. Schrang '69
Christopher B. Schrang
Born: September 25, 1946 Death: August 11, 2014 Mr. Schrang, age 67, of Miramar Beach Florida, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014. He was born September 25, 1946 in Dallas County, Texas to Oscar B. Schrang and Imogene Nichols Schrang. Mr. Schrang worked as a computer programmer for over forty years before retiring. He was an All American Football Player and played football at The Naval Academy and North Texas State University where he was known as "Bang Bang Schrang." He.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:37:29 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marguerite (Larry H. Laird '53)
Marguerite Mary McDonald Laird, 84, of Slingerlands, N.Y., died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, with her devoted family by her side. While the pain of her loss is difficult to bear, her life was an example of compassion and love for those she left behind to follow. Peggy was born March 25, 1930, in Westboro, Mass., to Arthur and Anna McDonald. She graduated from Westboro High School in 1947 and did her undergraduate studies at both Mount St. Mary College in Hooksett, N.H., and Worcester Business School in.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:21:27 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (James M. Novak '91)
(Jan 5, 1967 - Aug 9, 2014) Nancy Foster Novak, 47, died on August 9, 2014, at her home in Oklahoma City from complications of ALS or "Lou Gehrig's" disease. She was born on January 5, 1967, in Jeanette, Pennsylvania, the youngest of three daughters, to Howard and Joanne Foster. Nancy was a 1994 graduate of the University of West Florida with a degree in early childhood education. She married naval officer James Novak in 1994, and they lived in Jacksonville, Florida; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Mo.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:42:12 AM

Obituary: William Michael Spanakos '52
(April 11, 1928--August 11, 2014) With great sadness, the family of William (Bill) Michael Spanakos, of Bayside Queens, announces his passing. William was a practicing attorney for over fifty years and had an office in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. The eldest of seven sons born to Michael Basil Spanakos, and Stella (Katsorhis) Spanakos, passed away in Queens, NY, on Sunday night. He was surrounded by his family. William attended the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD, in the late 40's; Graduated St. Joh.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 18, 2014 10:53:17 AM

Obituary: Byron Keala Silbanuz '10
Byron Keala Silbanuz, of North Brunswick, NJ, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014. He was 25. Born in Honolulu Hawaii, he lived in Pohnpei Micronesia before moving to New Jersey 3 years ago. Byron graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 2010, with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. He is the first citizen of the Federal States of Micronesia to graduate from the Naval Academy. While attending the Academy, Byron made the Commandant's List, the Dean's .... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 18, 2014 5:48:46 AM

Obituary: Reuben Emil Strelow '43
Cdr. Reuben Emil Strelow, a 35 year resident of Laguna Woods, passed away August 9, 2014.
Reuben was born on September 14, 1919 in Regina, Wisconsin to Otto Carl Strelow and Emma Bertha Loehrl. He was the fifth of 11 children.
He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1942 (the class of 1943). Upon graduation, he married Rachel Adeline Syvertson. Reuben served heroically with distinction as a naval officer during World War II earning two bronze stars among other commendations. After the war he gr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 18, 2014 5:40:57 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joanne (James D. Hodde '61)
Joanne K. Hodde, loving and devoted wife of 53 years to James D. Hodde, mother of James D. (Karen) Hodde, Jr., grandmother of Matthew (Grace) Capt. USAF Hodde and Andrea Hodde. Daughter of the late J. Warren Kinney, Jr. and Olive W. Kinney. Passed away on August 6th at the age of 75. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 15th from 9:30-11AM at Thomas-Justin Memorial, 7500 Montgomery Rd. (45236). Immediately following, the family will process to a committal service will be held at the Lakesid.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 6:28:51 AM

Obituary: Lewis Edson Gleason '48
Lewis Edson Gleason, 88, of Winchester, VA passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Winchester Medical Center. He will be missed by all who knew him.Mr. Gleason was born March 24, 1926 to the late John and Estelle Gleason. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy. Mr. Gleason had a life-long career as an executive with IBM. He married Kathleen Mathias on August 31, 1991. Lew was an active resident at The Village at Orchard Ridge. Surviving Mr. Gleason, along with his loving wife, Kathleen, are hi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 6:19:19 AM

Obituary: Robert Broussard Erly '37
Robert B. Erly, Navy rear admiral and Pearl Harbor survivor, dies at 100
By Bart Barnes August 6, 2014The Washington Post
Robert B. Erly, a retired Navy rear admiral who was a decorated survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, died July 31 at a hospital in San Diego. He was 100.
The cause was cardiac arrest, said a niece, Clare Crawford-Mason.
On Dec. 7, 1941, then-Navy Lt. j.g. Erly was aboard the destroyer USS Cassin at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii when the attack by Japanese aircraft br.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:55:34 AM

Obituary: Malcolm Eugene Phares '49
Malcolm (Mac) Eugene Phares passed away on August 6, 2014 after a brief illness. He was born to Henry and Gertrude Phares on December 27, 1925 in Central City, Nebraska. He attended the Naval Academy from 1944 to 1949 before serving in the Korean War.
Following the war he worked at Boeing as an aeronautical engineer and then Paccar as director of dealers for Peterbuilt and Kenworth. Later on he owned his own consulting business. For the past 20 years he has been a resident of Fort Myers.
He is.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:42:23 AM

Obituary: Lawrence Val Covington '60
Lawrence V. Covington, 75, baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Sunday, August 10, 2014. 
Beloved husband for 54 years of Joan Covington (nee Leon); dear father of Mary Christine (Larry) Gordon, Laura (Brian) Sibley, Timothy (Mary) Covington, Michael (Cynthia) Covington, Stephen (Monica) Covington, Suzanne Covington and Jennifer (Christopher) Miller; loving grandfather of 15; foster parent of 180; friend to many. 
Lawrence graduated from the United States Naval Academy in.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:35:30 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Karen (Robert L. Beauchamp '65)
Karen Edgar Beauchamp, 69, passed away on August 6, 2014 after a year-long battle with cancer. The daughter of Dr. B. Delbert and Mary Emery Edgar, she was raised in Basking Ridge, NJ. She was a graduate of Ridge High School, Cornell University and The New York Hospital School of Nursing. She was honored to have been inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. 
Karen married the love of her life, Cdr. Robert L Beauchamp, USN (Ret), a U.S. Naval Academy Graduat.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 3:55:25 AM

Obituary: Larry Edward Rutledge '73
On August 6, 2014, LARRY EDWARD RUTLEDGE, beloved husband of Lilia Rutledge; devoted father of Analisa Encinas, Solitaire Rutledge- Oliver and Lance Rutledge; dear brother of DeAnn Abrams, Randy Rutledge and Joel Rutledge. Also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
 Family will receive friends on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at HARRY H. WITZKE'S FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Monday at 12 noon at.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:21:43 PM

Obituary: Philip Anthony LeBeau '75
Fr. Philip A. LeBeau, age 61 passed Saturday, August 9 at St. Joseph's Home, Totowa.
Born in Niskayuna, NY he had resided in Lincoln Park since 2004. Phil attended Hudson Valley C.C., the Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, served 3 years active duty in the Navy, graduated Pace Univ., NYC and St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore, MD and was ordained Nov. 27, 1993 his 1st Assignment was St. Gerard's Church, Paterson, he served as Pastor of St. Joseph's Church, Lincoln Park from 2004 to 2014 and in 2012, in .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:24:26 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Henry S. Barbour '44)
Nancy Sabalot Barbour, 90, a 17-year resident of Ginger Cove and formerly a 23-year resident of Annapolis, passed away August 1, 2014 at Ginger Cove. Mrs. Barbour, known as "Mimi" to her family, was born December 30, 1923 in San Diego, CA. She attended high school at Brent School in Baguio, Philippines then graduated from St. Agnes in Washington, DC. As a daughter of a Naval Officer and the wife of a Naval Aviator, she lived in China, the Philippines, Europe and on both coasts in the United Stat.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:33:49 AM

Obituary: William Millard Musgrove '56
William M. Musgrove died peacefully on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at St. Mary'sHospital in Amsterdam with his loving family by his side. He was 83. Born in Sandy Springs, Maryland on December 10, 1930, he was the son of the late Millard and Ethel Wright Musgrove. He first began his career as a Postman before joining the Navy in 1951. He entered the Naval Academy, graduating in 1956. Bill married the love of his life, Dorothy Oliver, on June 3, 1956, and started their family while continuing to s.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:30:13 AM

Obituary: William Gresham Lawler Jr. '49
William Gresham Lawler Jr. (Bill), died of natural causes June 21st, 2014 in his Bend, Oregon home. He was 87 years old. Bill was born on October 24th, 1926 in Lancaster, PA, the only son of Margaret Grube and William G. Lawler Sr. While living in various locales in his younger years, Bill attended Sewanee Military Academy and then went on to the U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Upon graduation in 1949, he married Paula Havemann and began flight school. He would go on to spend 13 years as a.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:23:57 AM

Obituary: James Waldrip Forrester Sr. '45
James Waldrip Forrester, M.D., 90, of Georgetown, South Carolina, peacefully passed away while surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, August 7, 2014, after having sustained injuries in a fall. Jim is survived by his wife of 62 years, Liz- his partner in Christ, adventure and all things family; his daughters, Therese (Duncan) Pindar and Elizabeth; son Jim, Jr. (Katherine); grandchildren, Duncan, Mallery, Lindsay, and Hawkins Pindar, and Morgan and Lawson Forrester; and numerous nieces and n.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:10:10 AM

Obituary: Robert C. Peniston '47
Captain ROBERT C. PENISTON U.S. Navy (Ret.) died on August 2, 2014 in Lexington, VA at age 91. Born in Chillicothe, Missouri on October 25, 1922, he entered the U.S. Naval Academy from Wichita, Kansas in June 1943 and graduated June 1946 as a member of the Class of 1947. On December 21, 1946, he married Frances Elizabeth McKelvy, and over the course of a 53 year marriage raised two children, loved three grandchildren and lived in 12 different locations. His first assignment on graduation was abo.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:52:57 AM

Obituary: Guy Douglas Nickerson '62
Captain Guy D. Nickerson, born April 25, 1940 in Waltham, MA, died July 29, 2014 in Orange Park, Florida at age 74. In the little Boston suburb of Waltham the Fall season of 1952 offered the beginnings of a beautiful Indian summer. At Waltham Junior High School, twelve year old Guy D. Nickerson noticed with particular attention the lovely eleven year old Joanne Curran who would later become the wife of Ensign Guy D. Nickerson less than one hour after Guy s graduation from the United States Naval.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:41:44 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Margaret (Blaine E. Eader '40)
Margaret Shirley Weakley Eader ,89, died on August 5, 2014. She was the daughter of Edna G. Roberts Weakley and Jacob O. Weakley. She was born in Shookstown, Maryland on October 15, 1924.
She was the widow of the late Cdr. Blaine E. Eader (USN Ret. ) whom she married immediately before he was sent to fight in the Pacific during World War II. During his absence she enrolled in Woodberry College in California, worked in a civilian capacity at Fort Meade, Maryland, and was affiliated with Western .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:12:17 AM

Obituary: James William Gillman '56
James W. Gillman (May 8, 2014 - August 6, 2014) 
James W. Gillman, May 8, 1933, age 81 Late of Olympia Fields; formerly of Rock Island, Illinois. 1956 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland; U.S. Navy Veteran. Beloved husband of the late JoAnn B. Gillman Dear father of J. Scott (Lee) Gillman, and Todd (Laurie) Gillman. Cherished grandfather of Emma, Elise, Carly, and James Gillman. Dear brother of the late Bernard Gillman (late Enid and late Carol Gillman.) Loving.... Click here to Read more

Friday, August 08, 2014 6:49:30 AM

Obituary: Michael John Hoert '71
Michael John Hoert, 64, of Kitty Hawk, NC, passed away on August 1st, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.
After graduating from high school in Seaford, New York, Michael entered the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and was commissioned in 1971. He served aboard a variety of ships, where his mechanical ingenuity was of tremendous value. He was then selected for Naval Post Graduate School, where he earned a master's degree in financial management. He.... Click here to Read more

Friday, August 08, 2014 4:21:57 AM

Obituary: Edward William Meyers '48
Captain Edward W. Meyers, USNR Ret., died peacefully in his sleep July 22, 2014 at his home in Mansfield Conn. Born to Edward Theodore and Helen Hillebrecht Meyers on April 28, 1924 in Scranton Pa., Ed lived an accomplished life. Photography and the Navy were major influences in Ed's life. A part time photographer during high school qualified him to be appointed Photographer 3/C upon enlisting in the Navy January 13, 1942. After completing his basic training, Ed was assigned to Fleet Air Photogr.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 11:03:19 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Phyllis (Ralph J. Kauffman '44)
Phyllis Joan Kauffman Oct. 17, 1940-July 12, 2014 Age: 73 Residence: Woodbridge, Va. Phyllis Joan Kauffman, age 73, died July 12, 2014, in Woodbridge, Va., where she recently moved to be with family. She was born on Oct. 17, 1940, in Fort Morgan, Colo., and spent her youth in Greeley. Throughout her life she resided in Los Angeles, Calif., McLean, Va., Annapolis, Md., and Las Vegas, Nev. She worked as a waitress and accounting clerk, and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed coo.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 9:55:59 AM

Obituary: James Wayne Hamburg '45
Navy pilot Jim Hamburg had only been in San Diego a few hours one dazzling December afternoon in 1944 before he was completely captivated by the city's sunny charms. The Kansas native vowed he would return one day for good. In 1958, the World War II and Korean War veteran and his wife, Sally, purchased a home in Mission Hills, just minutes from downtown with sweeping views from the Mexican border to La Jolla. But the scenery Mr. Hamburg loved most -- and ultimately campaigned for a decade to pre.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 9:48:24 AM

Obituary: Charles Jeffrey Simpson '71
CHARLES JEFFREY "Jeff" SIMPSON was welcomed into the Kingdom of God on August 3, 2014. A resident of Memphis and of New York City, Jeff spent his childhood years in Memphis where he became an Eagle Scout, was President of the Student Government and was an Academic All American football player at Overton High School. Jeff was appointed to the United States Naval Academy in 1967 and served until his senior year when he transferred and graduated from the University of Florida. He began his professi.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 9:29:40 AM

Obituary: David Evans Cannon '53
David Evans Cannon, 84, died Monday, August 04, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born June 25, 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah a son of the late Abram and Leone Evans Cannon.
Mr. Cannon was a loving husband, father and brother. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1953 and retired as a Lt. Commander. He also retired from the Singer Corporation before retiring to Myrtle Beach.
Mr. Cannon is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jacqueline "Lynn" Murtha Cannon; two sons, John.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 9:22:10 AM

Obituary: Robert James Clancey '45
Robert J. "Bob" Clancey of Scottsdale, age 91, passed away on July 6th, 2014. He was born on January 28, 1923 in Blue Island, Illinois, near Chicago, to John (Jack) Clancey and Theresa (Tess) Clancey. His father was the general manager of the Grand Trunk Railroad and Bob spent most of his younger years in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from Detroit Catholic Central H. S. and was accepted into the U. S. Naval Academy in September of 1941. Because of WW II his class was accelerated and he was com.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 04, 2014 12:27:21 PM


FRANCES JEAN BILODEAU, 85, a longtime resident of Cape St. Claire and Annapolis, departed this life on July 28, 2014. Born in Towson, MD, in 1929, to David and Alice Dougherty, Jean graduated from Towson Catholic High and Catholic University, receiving a degree in nursing from the latter. In 1953, she married Armand Bilodeau (deceased), with whom she had five sons. In 1965 the Bilodeaus moved to Cape St. Claire, where Jean added "community service" to the already imposing responsibilities of rai.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 04, 2014 9:39:32 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (John S. McKean '57)
Elizabeth "Barry" Jourolmon McKean, age 78, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 after an 8 year struggle with cancer. Her husband and children were present at the time of her passing. Barry was born January 2, 1936 in Knoxville, Tennessee to Leon Jourolmon and Martha Prettyman Jourolmon. Barry's early years were spent in Nashville, Tennessee where her father was the Railroad and Public Utility Commissioner for the State of Tennessee. In 1950 her family moved to Portland, Oregon where s.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 04, 2014 7:56:07 AM

Obituary: Joseph Francis Bader '62
The Honorable Joseph F. Bader, a pioneer of civilian nuclear power in the United States and abroad, died Thursday, July 24 in Warrenton, Virginia, aged 74, from complications of cancer. A member of the University of Virginia's second graduating class from its graduate nuclear engineering program, the first of its kind in the country, he went on to a career that spanned the arc and breadth of the nuclear industry. At the time of his death, he served his country as a Board member of the Defense Nu.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 04, 2014 7:51:42 AM

Obituary: Thomas Fletcher Epley '62
Thomas Epley, 73, died July 30, 2014 in Columbia SC from a heart attack. He was born October 8, 1940 in Salem, Massachusetts, and graduated from the Naval Academy in 1962. He joined the Air Force and after post graduate school, he served in Turkey, leaving the service in 1967. He was the press director at the Naval Institute Press from 1973 to 1990. During his time there, he published Tom Clancy's first novel, Hunt for Red October, and also Stephen Coonts' first novel, Flight of the Intruder. Bo.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 04, 2014 7:43:11 AM

Obituary: Dwayne Eugene Barnett '99
Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 1:27 pmDec. 22, 1977 - May 7, 2014Coronado Journal & Eagle
Dwayne Barnett was a kind and gentle soul who loved bicycling and underground music. He had the temperament and intelligence to bring calm to chaos, which made him very good in his line of work. Dwayne’s 19-year career in the U.S. Navy ended with him just three months shy of being promoted to full commander.
Commander-Select Dwayne Eugene Barnett died suddenly and unexpectedly May 7, leaving a .... Click here to Read more

Saturday, August 02, 2014 3:39:10 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (David B. McDowell '48)
Mary "Mimi" Haskell McDowell, 86, of Valcour, died Monday July 14, 2014, at home. She was born on April 18, 1928, in Bradford, Penn., the daughter of Richard M. and Helen (Dickson) Haskell. She was a 1949 graduate of Connecticut College. At Connecticut College one of her classmates, Peg McDowell, arranged a blind date for Mimi with her brother Dave, a 1st classman at the U.S. Naval Academy. Their friendship renewed when Dave attended submarine school in Groton, Conn. Mimi married David Barber Mc.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:11:35 AM

Obituary: Gerald Goffin '61
Gerald "Gerry" Goffin (February 11, 1939 - June 19, 2014) was an American lyricist. Writing initially with his wife Carole King, he co-wrote many international pop hits of the early and mid-1960s, including the US No.1 hits "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", "Take Good Care of My Baby", "The Loco-Motion", and "Go Away Little Girl". It was later said of Goffin that his gift was "to find words that expressed what many young people were feeling but were unable to articulate."After he and King divorced, G.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:30:42 AM

Obituary: William Dimsdale '60
(Sep. 1, 1936 - July 13, 2014) Mr. William Dimsdale, age 77, a resident of Chocowinity, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. A memorial service with military honors will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, July 17, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Chocowinity, conducted by Dr. Richard Sheriff. Mr. Dimsdale was born in Hughes County, South Dakota on September 1, 1936. He was the son of the late Laurence Dimsdale and May Lou Edna Jones Dimsdale. Mr. Dimsdale was a graduate of t.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:36:55 AM

Obituary: Joseph Edward Dailey '51
Joseph Edward Dailey,86, died July 5, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston, W.Va. He was born March 27, 1928 in Corning, N.Y. to Edward John and Kathryn "Kitty" (Walter) Dailey. Joe graduated from Painted Post High School N.Y. and was president of his freshman class and vice-president of his senior class. He attained the rank of Eagle Scout, played varsity football, baseball, and basketball and was named to All County and All Sectional basketball teams; winner of the local American Legion.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:31:23 AM

Obituary: Robert Lynn Allsman '51
Robert Lynn Allsman was called home on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Bob completed the course and triumphed over the challenges he faced with grace and humor. Family and friends will celebrate Bob's life at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Missouri United Methodist Church Chapel. Bob was born in Longdale, Okla., on Aug. 1, 1927, to Bill and Hazel Allsman. He attended Longdale School and graduated from Fairview High School. He graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., in 1951. He retired f.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:31:30 AM

Obituary: Dean John Legidakes '70
Dean John Legidakes, Sr. of Pensacola Florida, died on July 23, 2014 at the age of 67.
He was born on October 18, 1946, to Constantine John and Irene Legidakes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At age 18, he enlisted in the United States Navy, where he received a nomination to the United States Naval Academy. He received his commission in 1970 in the United States Marine Corp. He spent a total of twenty-four years in the United States Navy and Marine Corps, flying the F4 Phantom. Dean retired from.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:27:59 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carol (Richard W. Starostecki '66)
(Aug. 5, 1944 - Jul. 17, 2014)
Carol Ann Starostecki passed away 7/17/14 at her home in Sarasota, FL. She succumbed due to corticobasal degeneration. Carol was born August 5, 1944 in Southampton, NY. She grew up in northern NJ, attended Lacordaire HS, and was a licensed practical nurse until she married in 1966. Carol became a Navy wife and followed her husband to various duty stations for 6 years. They had three children, Richard Michael, Andrew James and Renea Theresa. She raised her children.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 28, 2014 8:21:14 AM

Obituary: Henry Barto Patterson Jr. '53
Henry Barto "Pat" Patterson Jr., longtime Houston resident, passed away on Sunday, the 20th of July 2014. He was born on the 7th of December 1928, in Liberty, Texas to Henry Barto Patterson Sr. and Audrey Marsh. He grew up in Beaumont, where he attended and graduated from South Park High School. 
After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Air Force as a radio operator on a B-26 Bomber. Pat was one of two servicemen from Texas appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy by then Senator.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 28, 2014 8:16:34 AM

Obituary: James Richard Clary Jr. '45
James Richard Clary, Jr., formerly of Atlanta, Ga., passed away June 30, 2014, in Roanoke, Va., at the age of 93. He was born March 11, 1921, in Newberry, S.C., the eldest son of James Richard Clary, Sr., and Estelle Caldwell, and had eight siblings. After attending public schools in Newberry, he was appointed to Annapolis and attended the Naval Academy from 1940-1943. Following service in the amphibious forces, Pacific Theatre during WWII, he received an Engineering degree from Georgia Tech. In.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 28, 2014 8:07:13 AM

Obituary: Raymond Lee Miller '49
Capt. Raymond Lee Miller, USN (Retired) (July 26, 1926 - July 23, 2014 )
Raymond (Ray) Miller, 87, passed away peacefully, July 23, 2014, at the Fairways at Brookline. Born and raised in Berkley, Michigan, son of Clyde and Goldie Miller, and brother to William. Ray was a career Navy man, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949, and the University of Michigan in 1956 with a Master's in Aeronautical Engineering. Ray fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a Navy pilot, flying P2 and P3 a.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 28, 2014 8:00:24 AM

Obituary: Kenneth Randall Myers '65
Kenneth Randall Myers, U.S. Naval Commander, Ret., age 72, beloved husband of Anita Lewin Myers, of Fairfield, passed away on July 21, 2014 in Maefair Healthcare, of Trumbull.
In addition to Anita, his devoted wife, Randy will be remembered by his children, Kenneth Gross, of Fishkill, NY, Karen Greenwood, and her husband, James, of Fairfield, Benjamin Gross, and his wife, Dr. Cherry Libramonte, of New York City, Rex Myers, and his wife, of New Jersey, Tyler Myers, and his wife, Lisa, of New Jer.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:43:16 AM

Obituary: John Kurtz Gilligan '58
(Jan. 22, 1936 - July 10, 2014 )
John Kurtz Gilligan passed peacefully among the pines of the El Dorado National Forest. The advance of congestive heart failure never kept Kurtz from frequenting the Sierra Region he so loved. 
Born in Penn Yan, New York to John Mack and Hilda Kurtz Gilligan, Kurtz grew up in Penn Yan where he earned his Eagle Scout rank. Graduating from Penn Yan Academy in 1954, he accepted an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of '58. Receiving his officer's co.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:26:43 AM

Obituary: William Vincent Booream Jr. '55
William Vincent Booream Jr., 84, former President of Sandbrook Construction Corp.
Hunterdon County Democrat 
updated July 24, 2014 at 10:58 AM
William Vincent Booream Jr., 84 years old, died on July 18, after a long illness.
He was a certified civil engineer and president of his company, Sandbrook Construction Corporation. He is survived by his wife Joan. They were married on Sept. 3, 1954. He is also survived by three children, William III, Karen Peters and Patrice Booream and one gran.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 28, 2014 7:18:01 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Victoria (W. Haley Rogers '47)
Victoria M. Rogers, of Atlantic Beach, Florida, widow of Rear Admiral W. Haley Rogers (1923-2005) passed away peacefully on July 21, 2014. Mrs. Rogers, a first- generation American, was born Victoria Mieczkowski, November 18, 1927, on a farm in Westport, Massachusetts. She married then Ensign W. Haley Rogers at the Naval Academy in 1948. During the three decades of Haley Roger's Navy career, Vicki was dedicated to maintaining a loving household while being a part of the social support structure .... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 28, 2014 7:14:10 AM

Obituary: James Hamburg '45 Navy Veteran Imparative to Canyon's Preservation

Navy pilot Jim Hamburg had only been in San Diego a few hours one dazzling December afternoon in 1944 before he was completely captivated by the city's sunny charms. The Kansas native vowed he would return one day for good.
In 1958, the World War II and Korean War veteran and his wife, Sally, purchased a home in Mission Hills, just minutes from downtown with sweeping views from the Mexican border to La Jolla. But the scenery Mr. Hamburg loved most -- and ultimately campaigned for a decade to .... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 28, 2014 6:50:31 AM

Obituary: Michael Jay Gage '73
Michael Jay Gage ( Monday, July 21, 2014)
Beloved husband of  Eleanor Gage (nee Burke); dear father of Michael (Karen), Matthew and Maureen Gage; dear son of Virginia and the late Donald Gage; dear brother of Susan McCoy, Raymond Gage, Christine Wallin, Joan Fetters, Virginia Carey, Anne Montalvo, Jane Fisk-Zwicker and James Gage; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.
Mike achieved excellence in all of his life's pursuits. He was the loving husband and lifelong f.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 28, 2014 5:44:07 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Shirley (Glenn T. Martinsen '63)
SHIRLEY WALGAMUTH, 72, of Leesburg, Ind. passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in her home. She was born July 11, 1942 in Chesterton, Ind. a daughter of Ray and Mary (Yeiter) Abell. She married Glenn Tracy Martinsen who preceded her in 1979. She then married Arden Walgamuth in 1989 who also preceded her in 2009. She was a lifelong area resident. She retired from the purchasing department at DePuy. She had attended the North Webster Church of God as well as the Aboite Lutheran Church. "Shirley was.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 28, 2014 5:35:31 AM

Obituary: Charles Robert Larson '58
Adm. Charles R. Larson, former Naval Academy superintendent, dies
Four-star admiral took command as Annapolis was rocked by scandal in 1990s?
 
By Dan Rodricks, The Baltimore Sun
7:09 p.m. EDT, July 26, 2014
Adm. Charles R. Larson, the onetime commander-in-chief of military forces in the Pacific who became superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy to restore discipline and morale after his alma mater had been rocked by the largest cheating scandal in its history, died early Saturday at .... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 28, 2014 5:03:39 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carolyn (Robert E. Adamson Jr. '44)
Carolyn "Lyn" Axberg Adamson passed peacefully from this life on July 22, 2014 in Williamsburg, VA. Born and raised in Flushing, Long Island, New York to Agnes and Arthur Axberg, she graduated from Bayside High School in Flushing and attended Centenary Junior College in Hackettstown, NJ. She worked as an executive secretary for National Dairy Products Corporation in New York City and was a volunteer nurse's aide during World War II. On August 18, 1945 she married her high school sweetheart and b.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 24, 2014 10:47:24 AM

Obituary: Former POW; Senator Denton '47 Funeral Tuesday

Former prisoner of war and U.S. Senator, Jeremiah Denton, will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday. Services for the native Mobilian will be held at the Post Chapel at 8:45 a.m. on July 22.
Denton died in Virginia on March 28.  He was 89 years old.
From CBS:
Prisoner of war Jeremiah Denton declared his loyalty to the U.S. government during a 1966 interview for what was supposed to be a propaganda film. But his enraged captors missed his more covert message: "T-O-R.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:17:14 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jenny (Robert D. Painter '51)
(November 10, 1931 - July 6, 2014) Jenny Painter of Roanoke passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014. Born in 1931 in Bramwell, West Virginia, she was the daughter of John and Helen Shupe Painter. She was educated in in Bramwell public schools and upon graduation, she worked as a secretary to the minister at First Presbyterian Church in Bluefield, West Virginia. There, she met her husband, Lt. Robert D. Painter upon his graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy. She is preceded in death by her parents, two.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:24:56 PM

Obituary: Lon Hardie Meisenhelder '58
Lon Hardie Meisenhelder was born to Frederick and Venus Meisenhelder, March 13, 1934, and died June 25, 2014. Lon was born in York, Pa. and attended school In York until transferring to Valley Forge Military Academy at Wayne, Pa. After Graduating from Valley Forge, he attended Bullis Prep prior to attending the Naval Academy for 14 months. Lon was a classmate of General Norman Schwarzkopf, and Alan Jaffe of Preservation Hall Jazz Band. At the Naval Academy, he was also a classmate of U.S. Senato.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:16:07 PM

Obituary: David Geror Manning '45
David G. Manning, age 93, died peacefully on July 5, 2014 at the Hospice of Queen Anne's in Maryland after a brief illness. Dave was married for 49 years to Charlotte Anne (Quinn) Manning, who predeceased him in 1999. They are survived by three children: David, Robert, and Anne; daughters-in-law Sarah and Lynn, and son-in-law Stephen; and six grandchildren Nicholas, Katharine, Elizabeth, Christopher, Michelle and Adam. Dave also found happiness in his later years in his companionship with Jean L.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:11:39 PM

Obituary: Blake Cameron Carter '10
LTJG Blake Cameron Carter, 27, of Norfolk, Va., formerly of Stillwater, passed from this life on June 29, 2014. Services have been entrusted to the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home and a service celebration of Blake's extraordinary life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Sunnybrook Christian Church in Stillwater with Rev. Calvin Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, Calif. Visitation will be held at the Palmer Marler Funera.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:05:33 PM

Obituary: Edward Anthony Gabarra Jr. '70
Lt. Col. Edward Anthony Gabarra Jr, USMC (ret), 67, of Carlsbad, CA passed away July 20th, 2014. He was born in Providence, RI April 13th, 1947. Ed graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1970, where he met the love of his life Marsha Lee Gabarra. They were married on July 25th, 1970. Ed served his country honorably for 20 years. He lived his life faithfully serving as a Marine, husband, and father. Ed was survived by his sons; Mark and Jason, and three grandchildren; Julie Grace, Charlotte, and .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:37:40 PM

Obituary: John Townsend Tyler '55
John Townsend Tyler, Col. USMC (Ret) of Panama City, passed away at 82 years old in his home with family and friends on June 9, 2014. John was born in New York City, N.Y. and lived with his sister, Wanda, and his parents, Al and Ruth, moving to Swarthmore, Pa., for high school where he first met his wife, Alice DeCaindry Tyler. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1955 and married Alice in 1958, a bond surviving 53 years and countless moves and new assignments while .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:14:19 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jennifer (John P. Robinson III '93)
Jennifer Haller Robinson, 44, of Pocomoke City, Maryland, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Phillip F. and Linda L. Haller.
From Montgomery, Alabama, she married her High School sweetheart, Captain John Philipse Robinson III, in Annapolis Maryland, with whom she lived around the world, as called upon by the U.S. Navy. She was a graduate of the California Culinary Institute, and held a teaching degree. As a Navy.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:00:49 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Helen (Robert A. Gulick Jr. '39)
Helen Iredell Gulick, "Sally", 97, died July 10, 2014 in her Palisades home of fifty years. Wed to Robert A. Gulick, Jr., Naval Academy class of '39, and World War II pilot, they had three children and ultimately settled in Pacific Palisades. Bridge and Kappa Kappa Gamma were strong life interests. Dogs, especially German Shepherds, and Westies were a constant presence in her home. "I loved," said Sally. Those who knew her enjoyed her sweet, bright personality, her inspiring guidance, and her pr.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 21, 2014 1:39:24 PM

Obituary: Richard Standish Jones '47
Richard Standish Jones was born in Waterville on Nov. 4, 1922, the son of Charles Foster Jones and Rena (Barker) Jones. He died on July 12, 2014. Dick Jones graduated from Waterville High School in 1940, then went on to receive a degree in history from Colby College, followed by a degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., in 1946. One of Dick's favorite jobs was teaching mathematics at the Naval Academy. Over the years he loved attending Naval Academy reunio.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 21, 2014 1:22:21 PM

Obituary: Richard Standish Jones Sr. '47

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WATERVILLE -- Richard Standish Jones was born in Waterville on Nov. 4, 1922, the son of Charles Foster Jones and Rena (Barker) Jones. He died on July 12, 2014. Dick Jones graduated from Waterville High School in 1940, then went on to receive a degree in history from Colby College, followed by a degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., in 1946. One of Dick's favorite jobs was teaching mathematics at the Naval Academy. Over the years he loved att.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:40:02 AM

Obituary: Jerry Lee McGaugh '57
Jerry Lee McGaugh passed away in his home in Gulf Breeze, Florida on July 11th, 2014 surrounded by his friends, family and his beloved cat dotty. He was 80 years old.
Jerry was born on April 3rd, 1934 to Vernon and Francis McGaugh in Pocatello, Idaho. Jerry and his sister Jackie helped their father build their home at 574 West Maple Street in Pocatello, Idaho. When Jerry was not helping his father he enjoyed the outdoors as a youth fishing in the Snake River and hunting in the Idaho wilderness..... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:51:14 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (James M. Webster '53)
Mary H. Webster passed away on July 4, 2014, in Pacific Grove. She was 85 years old. Mary was born January 4, 1929, in New Haven, CT and spent her childhood with her family living up and down the East Coast as necessary to keep up her father's business.
Mary graduated from the National Cathedral School (Washington, DC) in 1946, and from Rawlins College (Winter Park, FL) in 1950. She then moved to New York City, where she graduated from the Tobe-Coburn School for Fashion Careers while pursuing a.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:45:24 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Kathleen (Ernest M. Ruberg '73)
Kathleen A. Ruberg passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 5, 2014. She was 61. Born and raised in Newark, NJ, Kathy attended Catholic church and school in the parish of St. Benedict's. In 1970, she attended Chestnut Hill College, where she met the love of her life at a mixer with the Naval Academy. After graduating, she spent the next 20 years traveling with her husband LCDR Ernest Ruberg as the head of a Navy family, maintaining households in Florida, Hawaii, California, and Pennsylvania. After.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:37:16 AM

Obituary: Robert William MacArthur '44
Mr. Robert W. MacArthur, 93, of Pattersonville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at his home. Born in Cohoes, NY, he was the son of the late Robert and Bertha Ferris MacArthur. He attended local schools and later Annapolis College. He served proudly with the United States Army until his honorable discharge. Mr. MacArthur served as CEO of the Ramsey Chain Company, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, until his retirement. On November 11, 1967, he was united in marriage to the former Virg.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:15:09 AM

Obituary: John Louis Marocchi '42
John Louis Marocchi died of advanced cardiac failure on July 12, 2014, in Midlothian, VA. 
 
Born Gianluigi Marocchi in Bologna, Italy, on June 6, 1920, he arrived in the United States at the age of two. He lived in New Jersey until 1929, and then moved to Clarksville, TN where he graduated from high school at the age of 15 and attended college, graduating from Austin Pea State University at 18.
 
Following college, he received an appointment to the US Naval Academy in Annapol.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:19:19 AM

Obituary: LTJG Blake Cameron Carter '10

LTJG Blake Cameron Carter, 27, of Norfolk, Va., formerly of Stillwater, passed from this life on June 29, 2014. Services have been entrusted to the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home and a service celebration of Blake's extraordinary life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Sunnybrook Christian Church in Stillwater with Rev. Calvin Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, Calif.
Visitation will be held at the Palmer Marler Fun.... Click here to Read more

Friday, July 11, 2014 7:57:21 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ruth (James P. Jamison '41)
Mrs. Ruth Holden Jamison, wife of Captain James P. Jamison, passed away peacefully at Buckingham's Choice Tuesday July 1, 2014 at the age of 87.
She was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and was a graduate of Johns Hopkins University.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, two daughters, two granddaughters, and two great grandchildren
Published in The Frederick News-Post on July 3, 2014.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:44:36 AM

Obituary: David Lee Spickett '74
Retired U.S. Navy Commander David L. "Dai" Spickett Jr., passed away at his home in O'Fallon on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the age of 62.
Dai graduated from Wayzata High School in Wayzata, Minn., in 1970. He received an appointment to the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, M.D., completing his BS degree in 1974. He went on to receive an MBA from the Florida Institute of Technology. Dai was honored to serve his country for an additional 20 years, most notably as a pilot of his beloved P-3 Orion. He c.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 10, 2014 8:49:24 AM

Obituary: Robert Emmett Gibbons '44
Robert E. Gibbons, 91, of Avon, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family Saturday, May 17, 2014. He was born June 24, 1922 in Cleveland the son of the late William and Christine (nee Frank). He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and served his country as an aviator during World War II on the USS Marblehead. He was an Electrical Engineer for General Motors, Parma for 20 years. He then changed careers and went into farming, purchasing his grandparents 25 acre .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 10, 2014 8:39:26 AM

Obituary: Bernard Adelbert White '55
Captain Bernard (Bernie) Adelbert White, US Navy Retired joined his Heavenly Father on July 3, 2014. Born in Nashville, TN on April 12, 1932 he was the sixth of seven children of Sherman Karl White and Ursula Hailey White. Hs is survived by, Dottie, his wife of 59 years, their five children, Bernie Jr, Marian, David, Beth and Paul, and their 13 grandchildren, Nicholas, Vanessa, Spencer, Jackie, Carolyn, Bernie III, Julia, David, Paul Daniel, Alexandra, Paul Carlton, Samantha and 
Derek and.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 2:23:34 PM

Obituary: Robert Emmett Madden '71
Robert E. Madden of Huntington, New York and formerly of Nashua, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014 at the age of 65 while vacationing with his family in Ossipee.
Robert was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 15, 1949, the devoted son of the late Robert F. and Mary Agnes (Barrett) Madden. He was known as Rob to his loving brother and sisters and as Uncle Robbie to his loving nephews and nieces, he was known as Bob to his many friends and business associates. Rob grew up in Nashua and atten.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 10:21:20 AM

Obituary: Wade Hampton Harris '48
Retired Navy Captain Wade Hampton Harris died at home June 20, 2014. He was born September 3, 1925, in Charlotte, NC. He graduated from high school in Wilmington, NC, in 1943 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1948. 
During his career he commanded the USS Pomodon (SS486), Submarine Division 52 and the USS Paul Revere (LPA248). He was a veteran of World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars.
After retirement in 1973, he settled in San Diego. He worked as the Assistant Director to the Humane .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 3:12:36 PM

Obituary: Joseph Hood Curl '48
Joseph Hood Curl passed away July 5, 2014. He was born on August 20, 1925, in Wheeling, West Virginia, the eldest son of attorney Joseph R. Curl and Lucie Hood Curl.
He attended local public schools, graduating from Tridelphia High School in 1943, whereupon he immediately entered the Navy V-12 program. He studied at the University of Virginia and the University of Michigan and then entered the United States Naval Academy in 1944. He graduated with the class of 1948, and was assigned to the USS .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 3:02:48 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary-Sue (Gerald R. Jones '49)
Mary-Sue Dunaway Jones died on July 3, 2014 in Irvington, Virginia. She was born on August 4, 1926 in Fort Myers, Florida, the daughter of Roy Salisbury Dunaway and Rosalie Chapman Dunaway. She grew up in Savannah, Georgia and graduated with the class of 1948 from Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia. In 1949, she was united in marriage with Gerald Robert, ENS, USN upon his graduation from the U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. 
She was a charter member of St. Andrews Presb.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 07, 2014 7:25:40 PM

Obituary: Donald Stuart Sammis '53
LTC Donald S Sammis, USAF (ret)
Donald S. Sammis, 83, of Titusville, a retired Aeronautical Engineer and Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at home. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he was a 1953 graduate of the US Naval Academy and came to Brevard County in 1975.
He was an avid aviation enthusiast, a member of the NRA, and EAA Smiling Jack Chapter #866 in Titusville. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked for Ingersoll Rand in Algeria and Greece.
Survivors include.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 07, 2014 7:12:24 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Shirley (Pfaeffle Simpson '44 / James M. Reyback '44)
SHIRLEY C. REYBACK, a member of the generation who came of age during the Great Depression and World War II, died in her sleep on June 21, 2014 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Severna Park. She was 90 years old. The daughter of Wilfred and Ethel Coates, she was born on May 25, 1924 in Jacksonville, Florida. She spent much of her young life moving around the state, graduating from high school in Ft. Lauderdale in June of 1942, at a time when flotsam from German U boat attacks could be seen washed a.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, July 06, 2014 5:41:31 PM

Obituary: Edward Richards Beane '47
Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Edward R. "Dick" Beane, 89, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. He was born Aug. 28, 1924, to Merle and Benjamin Beane, in Portsmouth, N.H. He graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1942 before pursuing a career in the U.S. Navy. He served for 20 years following graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1947. His naval career spanned the breadth of surface vessels, including command of a landing ship, tank based in Key West and serving as the forward gunnery office.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, July 06, 2014 5:33:44 PM

Obituary: Keith Malcolm Lisante '08
Lt. Keith Malcolm Lisante (USN), 28, passed away June 28, 2014. He was born in Clearwater, FL on June 12, 1986. Keith was an avid sportsman; he loved football and especially loved to play. He graduated from Bolles High School in 2004, and graduated from the Naval Academy in 2008 and played varsity football for both teams. He also enjoyed playing golf. Family members include his parents, Thomas and Diana Lisante; brothers, Thomas Lisante II, Mark Lisante and Dean Lisante; sister, Mary Lisante; an.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, July 06, 2014 5:17:12 PM

Obituary: Mervin Otis Slater '42
Captain Mervin Otis Slater, USN, Retired Captain Slater passed away peacefully in his home on June 25, after living for several years with Parkinson's disease. Born in 1920 and raised on a farm in central Illinois, 'Mo' was a quiet, gentle man who lived a long, happy, fruitful life. He was an accomplished Naval officer, rocket scientist, civil servant, father and grandpa. Mo's service to his country began with his appointment to the Naval Academy in 1938. In 1941, just two weeks after Pearl Harb.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, July 06, 2014 1:16:11 PM

Obituary: Joseph Elio Bissanti '44
Joseph Elio Bissanti of Bedford on June 30, 2014. Born January 23, 1921 in Manfredonia, Italy to the late Vincent and Catherine Bissanti of Franklin, MA. Four months old on arrival to the US, he became a US citizen with his father in 1927. He graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy in 1938 and won a competitive principal appointment to the US Naval Academy, from which he graduated with rank of Ensign, USN in 1943. He served as Assistant Gunnery Officer, USS Hailey (DD556) a unit of Destroyer Squ.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, July 05, 2014 12:23:18 PM

Obituary: William Edwin Moore '61

(Dec. 24, 1937 June 25, 2014) William "Bill" Edwin Moore, 76, of Portland, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born Dec. 24, 1937, in San Francisco. Bill spent one year at Annapolis Naval Academy before transferring to the University of Pittsburgh and finishing his bachelor's degree in business. He was married to Carol Ann Sprando Oct. 10, 1987. Bill had a career in the lumber industry as owner and partner in dry kiln manufacturing, founded Sept. 9, 1981. He was a member of West Coast.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, July 05, 2014 12:20:05 PM

Obituary: Raymond Fernando Johnson Jr. '55
Raymond F. Johnson Jr. 
Birth: 1931-01-27 Residence: Huntingtown, Maryland Death: Sunday, June 22, 2014 
Raymond F. Johnson, Jr., age 83 of Huntingtown, Maryland formerly of Lusby, Maryland and Paradise, California passed away Sunday, June 22, at his home with his family by his side. He is the beloved husband of 57 years of Constance "Connie" Johnson and loving father of Deborah Johnson, Miriam Johnson, Mark Johnson and his wife Ailsa. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Zachar.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 4:09:15 AM

Obituary: Gilbert Van Buren Wilkes III '61
Rev. Gilbert Van Buren Wilkes III “Father Gil”, 76, of New Haven, passed away peacefully on June 20, 2014, at Yale New Haven. He was born June 18, 1938, in Charlotte, NC, to the late Gilbert Van Buren Jr. and Elizabeth (Johnson) Wilkes. Father Gil is survived by loving wife of 51 years, Pam (Caples) Wilkes and two children; Gilbert Wilkes IV (Alicia) of Victoria, B.C. and Julia O’Connell (Sean) of Pittsburgh. Father Gil is also survived by four grandchildren, Lia Wilkes, Oran W.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 30, 2014 1:34:47 PM

Obituary: James Stewart Wilson Jr. '58
Capt. James S. Wilson, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
Captain James (Jim) S. Wilson, Jr., age 78, of Corpus Christi and Huffman, Texas passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born on June 24, 1936 in Schenectady, New York to parents, James S. and Ruth Wilson. 
Jim graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (Class of 58) where he lettered in 150 lb. football as a tackle. After graduating from submarine school, he served aboard the destroyer, "Hale" and submarines, "Balao, Pickeral, and Henry L. Stims.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 30, 2014 1:32:05 PM

Obituary: Daniel Chase Dennison '55
Captain Daniel Chase Dennison, USN (Ret.), 81, passed away peacefully at his home in Vero Beach on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Born on April 13, 1973 in Belleview, Iowa to John R. and Arlisle Dennison, he graduated "with distinction" from the US Naval Academy in 1955. Sea duty included Fire Control Officer, USS Los Angeles (CA- 135), XO USS Lucid (MSO-458), Weapons Officer USS Fiske (DD- 842), XO USS Hugh Purvis (DD-709), Weapons Officer USS Newport News (CA-148) and CO USS Vesole (DD- 878). Shore .... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 30, 2014 1:18:32 PM

Obituary: Chester Harold Shaddeau Jr. '47
Chester Harold Shaddeau Jr. died June 20, 2014 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Chet was born in Norfolk, VA on November 8, 1925, son of Chester H. Shaddeau Sr. and Lena Mae Shaddeau (Cannon). While growing up, he lived in Norfolk, VA, San Diego, CA, China, and the Phillipines. He attended Maury High School in Norfolk, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy. He graduated Naval Intelligence (PG) at Anacostia and served as Assistant Naval Attache in Caracas Venezuela. He successfully served on U.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 30, 2014 1:15:44 PM

Obituary: James V. Healy '54
James Vincent Healy, 83, passed away peacefully on Friday June 27, 2014 at the Delaware Veterans Home, Milford, Delaware. Jim was born in Wilmington, Delaware on June 4, 1931 to Thomas J. and Mary C. (McGonegal) Healy. 
He graduated Archmere Academy in 1949 and the U.S. Naval Academy in 1954. He served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years in total active duty and reserve time, retiring as a Captain. He was a naval aviator and served overseas on the USS Intrepid and other ships. Upon leaving activ.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 30, 2014 1:03:39 PM

Obituary: Francis Kenneth Stone '47
A celebration for the life of F. Kenneth Stone, 91, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home on Bush River Road in Columbia is in charge of arrangements. F. Kenneth Stone, proud son of Saluda, SC, was born October 17, 1922, the youngest of five children of Gregg Eucebius Stone and Sally Myrtle Wertz. He died peacefully in National Health Care, West Columbia, on June 22, 2014. Ken graduated from the United States Naval Academy in.... Click here to Read more
Friday, June 27, 2014 11:19:15 AM

Obituary: Frank S. Tiernan '48
FRANK STANFORD TIERNAN  
Frank Tiernan of Washington, DC, passed away on June 25, 2014. He was a resident of the Inglewide at Rock Creek Nursing Home in Washington, DC at the time of his death.
 Frank was born January 5, 1926 in Long Beach, CA to Mary and Elmer Tiernan. In his early years he lived in California and Shanghai, China, ultimately moving with his parents to Newport, RI, where he completed his secondary schooling at Rogers High School. He then became the second of three br.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 27, 2014 9:30:53 AM

Obituary: Stanley P. Strickland '57
Capt. Stanley Paul Strickland, U.S. Naval Reserve, Retired, age 81, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at McLeod Hospice House after an illness. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 23, 2014, in Waters-Powell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial with military honors will follow in Florence National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home. He was born in Tulsa, OK, a son of the late William Paul and Dorothy Stone Strickland. Mr. Strickland atte.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 26, 2014 6:11:06 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Sunshine (Charles N. Payne Jr. '42)
Sunshine Venonia Shehee Payne, 95, passed away June 23, 2014, in Ocoee, Florida. She was born March 17, 1919, Arcadia, Louisiana to Dr. Henry Daniel and Venonia Williams Shehee. She was happily married to Rear Admiral Charles Norville Payne, Jr. (USN) for 50 years, who preceded her in death in 1993. Sunshine was instrumental in Charlie's professional success and was well-known for her warm Southern charm, superb culinary skills and gracious manner. She could provide a crowd with a delicious home.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 26, 2014 5:49:07 PM

Obituary: Carl H. Murray Jr. '56
(November 4, 1933 - June 6, 2014) Carl Murray (AKA "The Duke") was born in Calif. on Nov.4, 1933, son of Florence Mathewson Murray and Carl Harold Murray, Sr., early Idaho pioneer families. He passed away from cancer with his wife by his side on Jun. 6, 2014. Carl attended The Midland School, graduating with honors, and the United States Naval Academy (sang in the Annapolis choir, played on the tennis team, and racked up lots of demerits for "talking in the ranks"), graduating with a degree in e.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 26, 2014 5:46:26 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Evelyn (Arthur T. Decker '35)
Evelyn Holland Decker, ("Dutch" to all her friends) passed peacefully away Friday, May 16, 2014 in the care of Community Hospice at St. Vincent's Medical Center. She had resided at Fleet Landing in Atlantic Beach, FL since it's opening in 1992. Dutch was born Oct. 23, 1921 in Laurel, MS. Upon graduation, she left Mississippi for secretarial school in Indiana, as she and a friend had heard that there were jobs for qualified women in Washington D.C. It was while working for the Dept. of the Navy t.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 26, 2014 5:43:02 PM

Obituary: Charles P. Cecil '49
Charles P. Cecil, 87, of Greenville, died June 16, 2014. 
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; and his four children: Cynthia, Charlene, Pamela and Chuck; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
Cecil graduated from the Naval Academy in 1947 [sic]. After a successful career in the USAF, Colonial Cecil settled here in Greenville where he pursued a second career in banking. Commercial banking became one of his life long passions. 
A graveside service was held June 2.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 26, 2014 5:37:46 PM

Obituary: Leo J. Sheehan '56
LEO JOSEPH SHEEHAN (Age 80)  
Faithful, loving, energetic, delightful, brilliant, and funny husband, father of seven, grandfather of 15, and great-grandfather of three went home to the Lord June 22, 2014, with his children at his side. Born May 24, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, and son to Charles and Mary Sheehan of Arlington, Massachusetts, he is survived by his children Wendy, Laurie, Michael, Danny, Kathy, Christy, and Kerry; his grandchildren Sarah, Shannon, Nathaniel, Matthew, Sean, .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 26, 2014 3:58:38 PM

Obituary: Thomas W. Moore '54
Thomas Wood Moore blessed all our lives and graced his country, community and beloved family with unconditional love. He was a passionate, fun and feisty, strong and deeply spiritual man. He left us far too soon on June 19th 2014 following chronic illness. 
Thomas Wood was born December 6, 1931 in Fort Shafter, Hawaii. He lived a dedicated life of service to his country for more than 20 years after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1954. He served in the U.S. Navy from.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 4:16:48 PM

Obituary: John K. Hyatt Jr. '53
John Kenneth Hyatt Jr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at the age of 83.
Born in Lincoln, MA on September 10, 1930, John grew up in Bronxville, New York and attended the St. George’s School before graduating from the Riverdale Country School, Bronx, NY. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy on July 7, 1949. He was a graduate of the Class of 1953 and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps. After being stationed in Quantico, VA, Kane.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11:32:46 AM

Obituary: George T. Elliott '40
George Thomas Elliott (“Tom”), USN (retired), long-time resident of Deerfield, passed away peacefully after a brief final illness at age 97 on June 20, 2014 in Arlington Heights, IL. 
He was born December 26, 1916 in Union Star, MO. Following his graduation from Union Star Consolidated High School in 1934, Tom enlisted in the United States Navy, and in 1936 received a fleet appointment from the Secretary of the Navy to attend the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He graduated fro.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11:25:00 AM

Obituary: David D. Middleton '61
David Dean Middleton of Silverdale, WA (May 23, 1939 -- June 20, 2014)
David Middleton died Friday, June 20, 2014 at Victoria Memorial Hospital. He was surrounded by his family who loves him dearly. David was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD and served for 30 years in the Navy. He served as a nuclear submarine captain and from 1976-1979 CO, USS Nathan Hale and 1986-1988 CO, Naval Submarine Base Bangor. He also donated many years to the Kiwanis Club.
David is survi.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11:12:42 AM

Thomas Wood Moore '54
Thomas Wood Moore blessed all our lives and graced his country, community and beloved family with unconditional love. He was a passionate, fun and feisty, strong and deeply spiritual man. He left us far too soon on June 19, 2014, following chronic illness.
Thomas Wood was born Dec. 6, 1931, in Fort Shafter, Hawaii. He lived a dedicated life of service to his country for more than 20 years after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1954. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 5:57:33 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Shirley (Charles T. Joy '47)
My loving mother, Shirley T. Joy, died on June 13, 2014 and is now present with her Lord, Savior, and friend, Jesus Christ. She no longer struggles to survive but is experiencing total peace in Heaven with those she has missed for so many years: her husband, Charles Turner Joy, Jr., and her son, Charles Turner Joy III.
A mother is a giver and what sets her apart is that she gives her best for she gives from her heart. I came to understand over time the sacrifices my mother made so our family co.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 20, 2014 10:48:28 AM

Obituary: Dale D.M. Windham '62
Dale D.M. Windham, 74, of Boise, died Thursday, June 5, 2014 at his home. He was born on July 29, 1939 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C to Aubrey P. and Zelma (Slay) Windham. He had 2 sisters and 4 brothers.
Dale attended grade school in Ozark, Alabama. He graduated from Annandale High School in Virginia in 1957. His summers were spent as a lifeguard. Although born in the city, Dale grew up in the country and enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting.
He joined the U.S. Marines .... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 20, 2014 10:45:05 AM

Obituary: William W. McCreedy '50
William (Bill) W. McCreedy, of West Chester, Pa, another of the" greatest generation", died peacefully of lung cancer on Friday, May 3o, 2014. A much loved family man, he was known for his humor, his gregarious nature, and the forthright conviction by which he lived his life. 
Bill was born in Philadelphia on January 2, 1926 to Marguerite White McCreedy and William Greer McCreedy, a Vice President at the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank. Initially residents of Logan, Philadelphia, th.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 20, 2014 10:41:32 AM

Obituary: David G. Markham '76
Published: 06/18/2014
GreenevilleSun.com
David Gregory Markham, 59, of Greeneville, died Saturday (June 14, 2014) at his home.
Born Aug. 19, 1954, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of Escho William Markham Jr. and Marilyn Elizabeth (Blose) Markham.
David spent his youth with his younger siblings: brother Douglas and sister Dena in Dayton; Reseda, Calif; Trotwood, Ohio; and Lexington, Ky.
In 1972, David was not only given the title of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, but he also enr.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 20, 2014 9:53:27 AM

David Gregory Markham

Died: June 14, 2014
David Gregory Markham, 59, of Greeneville, died Saturday at his home.
Born Aug. 19, 1954, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of Escho William Markham Jr. and Marilyn Elizabeth (Blose) Markham.
David spent his youth with his younger siblings: brother Douglas and sister Dena in Dayton; Reseda, Calif; Trotwood, Ohio; and Lexington, Ky.
In 1972, David was not only given the title of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, but he also enrolled at the United States Naval Aca.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 19, 2014 11:32:57 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jeanne (Bruce T. Simonds '41 & David C. Richardson '36)
Jeanne McHugh Richardson (05/14/1923 ~ 06/09/2014 )
Jeanne M. Richardson was born May 14, 1923 in San Diego to Ruth and Bristol McHugh, a young Naval officer. She graduated from San Diego High School, followed by college years at William & Mary in Virginia, where she became affiliated with Pi Beta Phi sorority. Jeanne left college to marry Bruce Simonds, a Naval Academy graduate, and had her first child, Suzanne Caprice. After Bruce died in the Korean War, she met her future husband of 59 y.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 8:36:48 PM

Obituary: Peter F. Scardigno '65
Captain Peter F. Scardigno, USN (retired), age 72, of Naperville, IL suddenly passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 at his home. Born June 29, 1941 in Newburgh, NY to the loving late parents, Nicholas and Maryann Scardigno. Beloved husband of Diane Simmons Scardigno, to whom he was wedded for 42 years; devoted father of Nicole Scardigno of Newport, RI, and Danielle Scardigno of Naperville, IL. Peter was admired and respected by all who knew him. Peter graduated from the US Naval Academy, class of 19.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 8:06:20 PM

Obituary: Reynaldo M. Alcarez '52
Capt. Reynaldo Alcarez, PN (Sep 26, 1926 - Jun 7, 2014)
Reynaldo, 87, of Modesto passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014.
He was born in Cabuyao, Laguna in the Philippines to Primo and Dominga Alcarez. He earned a Bachelor's degree in 1952 from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and served in the Philippine Navy. Rey married Angelica Flores in 1960. He retired from the service in 1978. The family emigrated to the U.S. settling in Sunnyvale and eventually Modesto.
He is preceded in death by Angeli.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 16, 2014 8:22:18 AM

Obituary: John R. Marshall '69
John Rex Marshall, age 67 of Frisco, Texas passed away suddenly on June 3, 2014. He was born on April 4, 1947, in Vermillion, South Dakota to Ruth Elizabeth (Weaver) and Joseph Samuel Marshall. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1969 and received his MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1980. He retired from the Navy as a Captain in 1991. On November 15, 2003, John married Martha “Marty” Givler Ollinger in Summerville, South Carolina.John is surviv.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 15, 2014 8:27:01 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Patricia (Armand T. Eyler Jr. '56)
Patricia Lee DeJoy Eyler passed away peacefully May 30, 2014, at her home on Jekyll Island under the care of her husband, Capt. Armand Tise Eyler, U.S. Navy Retired, and Hospice of the Golden Isles. Captain Eyler, son James Eyler and sister Shirley Hoey were at her bedside. She was placed on hospice care Jan. 22, 2014, succumbing to incurable lung cancer. Assisting her husband, with loving care, was her sister, Shirley Hoey of Santa Rosa, Calif.; her son, James Eyler of Brunswick, Ga.; his wife,.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 15, 2014 8:19:58 PM

Obituary: David C. Shute '63
David Clark Shute passed away peacefully at his home in Bucks County on Memorial Day, May 26.
After graduating from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1963, he served six years of active duty in the USN. He served mostly on destroyers in the Pacific out of Pearl Harbor and San Diego, making five six-month deployments to Vietnam.
After leaving the Navy, he went to work for IBM, UNISYS and several smaller companies.
Following his passion, he changed career paths and became a teacher. He taught physics .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, June 15, 2014 7:48:01 PM

Obituary: John B. Mooney Jr. '53
Rear Admiral John Bradford, United States Navy (Retired)  (March 26, 1931 - May 30, 2014) 
John Bradford "Brad" Mooney, Jr., one of the first few deep ocean submersible pioneers in the world passed away Friday, May 30, in Austin, Texas, at the age of 83 years. Mooney a USNA graduate (1953-21st company) proudly served his Country for 34 years. After his retirement from the Navy in 1987 Mooney continued his contributions to the science of deep submergence.
Despite his impressive career.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, June 15, 2014 7:34:57 PM

Obituary: Albert G. Haddad '56
Albert George Haddad, age 80, of Alachua passed away June 5, 2014 at E.T. York Care Center in Gainesville, Florida. He was born December 20, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts to Amin and Emily Haddad. After attending MIT for one year, he was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy (BSEE), University of Michigan (MS Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, MS Information and Control Engineering). Albert attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, serving as a combat pilot,.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 15, 2014 7:29:35 PM

Obituary: Richard N. Crawford '51
Richard Newcomb Crawford (Born: 1-12-1928; Died: 6-6-2-2014)
Dick was born on 12 January 1928 in Rye, New York. He attended Loomis School in Windsor, Connecticut and graduated from Severn School in Severna Park, Maryland. He enlisted in the Navy in 1946 and then attended the Naval Academy Preparatory School. He was appointed to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and graduated with the Class of 1951.
Following graduation, he was assigned to USS Pittsburg (CA 72), a heavy cru.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, June 15, 2014 7:25:45 PM

Obituary: Henry G. Vargo '58
Henry "Hank" George Vargo of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the age of 77. Born on September 17, 1936 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania to Henry C. and Anna R. (Masarik) Vargo. He graduated from Saint Vincent College Preparatory School in 1953 and then was appointed to the United States Naval Academy, where he graduated on June 4, 1958. On June 5, 1958, he married the former Josephine Ann Littler in Annapolis, Maryland. Hank served in the United States Navy for .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 15, 2014 7:22:46 PM

Obituary: Shirley A. Davis '44
SHIRLEY A. "JEFF" DAVIS, age 93, of Friendship Village of South Hills, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014. He was the beloved husband for 71 years to the late Jean Slaughter Davis, whom he married the night of his graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy on June 9, 1943. He is survived by two sons, Jeffrey S. (Patricia Ann) of Williamsburg, VA, and John S. (Sue Gove) of Mt. Lebanon, PA; two daughters, Julia B. Davis (Max Forgey) of Cape Coral, FL, and Janet B. Forton (Kevin) of Scott Twp, PA; five gran.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 15, 2014 7:18:16 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jean (James T. O'Farrell Sr. '60)
On Sunday, June 8, 2014, Jean Ann Mullen O'Farrell, beloved wife, mother, friend, and a long time resident of Annapolis, Maryland. passed away peacefully at her home after an eleven month battle with cancer. Born on April 3, 1933 to John and Florence Mullen of Norwood, Massachusetts, Jean graduated from Boston College with a degree in nursing in 1955. She practiced nursing in Boston and New York City. An adventurous spirit, she took a job as a flight attendant for TransOcean Airlines. A company .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, June 15, 2014 7:13:55 PM

Obituary: George W. Peterson Jr. '56
George W. Peterson Jr., 80, passed away June 7, 2014 at Penrose Hospital with his loving wife, daughter, and dog by his side.
George was born on August 29, 1933 in Oak Park, Illinois to George Peterson and Gladys White. He was the oldest of four boys. After graduating from high school, George attended the United States Naval Academy, where he graduated in 1956, the same year he and Sally were married. In July 1957, he earned his Air Force Pilot Wings. Throughout his 22 years in the Air Force, G.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, June 15, 2014 6:46:37 PM

Obituary: Robert L. Halterman '58
Robert L. Haltermann of Ft. Lauderdale, FL formerly of Darnestown, Maryland, a former Air Force officer, NASA engineer and space tourism advocate died on June 1st, 2014.
Mr. Haltermann was born in Johnson City, New York and lived parts of his youth in New Jersey and Maine. He graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy and won an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy from Maine's 2nd District Congressman Charles P. Nelson. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy in 1958, Mr. Haltermann was commissio.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 2:38:52 PM

Obituary: Warren G. Hughes '74
Mr. Warren "Greg" Hughes was born on February 19, 1951. He passed away peacefully on June 7, 2014 at age 63. He attended U.S. Naval Academy the Class of 1974. He learned to sail at the age of 7 and built his first sailboat at the age of 12. He and wife Lana lived their dream of sailing in St. Thomas on "La Dolce Vita", The Sweet Life, for six years before residing in Canton, Ga. 
Mr. Hughes was preceded in death by his father, Warren Hughes and brother Henry "Hank" Hughes. He is survived b.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 7:54:26 AM

Obituary: Alden J. Laborde '38
Alden J. "Doc" Laborde died on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the age of 98. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Margaret Bienvenu Laborde, and his parents Cliffe Edward and Hilda Laborde. He is survived by his children, Susan L. Couvillon (Tucker, deceased), J. Monroe Laborde (Karen), Jack P. Laborde (Peggy), Stephanie B. Laborde (Darrell) of Baton Rouge and Jane L. Roussel (Carey) of LaPlace . Also, 18 grandchildren: Stacey Couvillon Spoto, Ainslie Couvillon Phillips, Scott, Mason, and .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:57:42 AM

Obituary: Sidney S. Cox '49
(Feb. 24, 1925 - May 28, 2014)
CDR Sidney S. Cox USN, Retired, of Sarasota, Florida passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the age of 89 after a short illness. At his request, there will be no local services. The family wishes to express their appreciation to his many friends and neighbors for all of the love and affection shown to him through the years. Inurnment with full military honors will be scheduled at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date. 
Sid grew up in Independence, Kan.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:52:19 AM

Obituary: William Biggar '54
Captain William Biggar, USN Retired, died February 16, 2014 at the age of 85. Capt. Biggar (Bill to his friends, Red as a sailor and Sweet William as a child) was a long time resident of San Diego. He died at home under the care of hospice and with his three children at his side. Bill was born August 24, 1928 to Tom and Helen Biggar in Brooklyn, NY. He was raised in Amesbury, MA with his sister, Janet, until the age of 17 at which time he enlisted in the Navy. After receiving an appointment to t.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:33:24 AM

Obituary: William A. Smith Jr. '51
William Adams Smith, Jr., age 84, died on June 3, 2014 at St. Joseph of the Pines in Southern Pines, NC after a long struggle with complications of dementia. He was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia on July 13, 1929. He was the only child of William Adams and Mary Callanan Smith. He graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1946, attended West Virginia University from 1946-47, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1951. He earned an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh Uni.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:29:45 AM

Obituary: William P. Rogers '64
WILLIAM PAUL "BUCK" ROGERS, 74, of Haddon Twp,, NJ, who grew up a West Collingswood boy, passed away on May 30, 2014. Beloved husband of Helen Lynne (nee Magonigal); loving father of William M. of West Collingswood Heights and Paul David (Joanne) of Medford Lakes. Devoted and adored Granddaddy of Paul John, Graceanna Leigh and Leeland David. He was also the dear brother of Robert (Laura); loving uncle and godfather of Cynthia, Amy (Jon) and Matthew Rogers. Uncle Buck of Steven Riley (Lisa), and .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:58:36 AM

Obituary: William W. McCreedy '50
WILLIAM WHITE McCREEDY, 88, of West Chester, PA on May 30, 2014. Loving father of Dale McCreedy, Jill M. Beringer and William Greer McCreedy, II. Devoted grandfather of 8. A private Memorial Service will be held.
Published on Philly.com on June 10, 2014 .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:53:08 AM

Obituary: Christopher A. Serio '78
On May 16, Christopher Adam Serio, son of the late Eleanor Serio and the late Joseph Serio, brother of Carol Spera and Paul Serio, passed away. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, June 11 @ 11:00 AM at Covenant of Grace Presbyterian Church, 820 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, MD, 21136. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Arc Baltimore, Attn: Development, 7215 York Rd., Baltimore, MD 21212.
Published in Baltimore Sun on June 7, 2014
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Monday, June 09, 2014 4:54:28 AM

Obituary: Daniel J. Murphy '47
Daniel Jerome Murphy (Jan. 8, 1926-May 21, 2014) Oberlin, Ohio
Daniel Jerome Murphy, a former resident of Menlo Park, died peacefully in Oberlin, Ohio, on May 21, 2014, at the age of 88.
Jerry, as he was known to his family and friends, was born in San Antonio, Texas, in 1926, the youngest son of Col. Edward A. Murphy and Alice Coughlin Murphy.
After graduating from Monterey High School, in Monterey, California, Jerry attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
He married Charlot.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 09, 2014 4:52:27 AM

Obituary: Thomas R. Seigle '65
THOMAS RICHARD SEIGLE - was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1941 to Harry and Cordelia (Nicholson) Seigle. He attended schools in Cincinnati and then onto Hanover College before being appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1965. Selected for Naval Flight School at Pensacola, Florida, where his son Jay was born. Later became an instructor pilot at Meridian Naval Air Station. Served in the Vietnam War. After discharge from the military taught high school math in Sarasota, Florida, where.... Click here to Read more
Friday, June 06, 2014 5:21:37 PM

Obituary: John E. Conway '56
John Edwards Conway, a senior federal judge, skilled legislator, lawyer and lobbyist, a jet pilot who went to the U.S. Naval Academy but joined the Air Force so he could fly, died Sunday at his home from an illness.
He was 79.
Conway could display a gruff demeanor on the bench, but always behind it was a man who liked to tell stories and liked to hear them as well.
"The esprit de corps was always what John was about," said his wife, Ann Maloney Conway. "That's what he got out of his experienc.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 12:36:49 PM

Obituary: Wade L. Hardy Jr. '46
Wade L. Hardy, Jr., age 91, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014. He was a 1945 graduate of The U.S. Naval Academy and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and the Korean War. Mr. Hardy was a member of Christian Science First Church of Roswell, Indiana Freemasons, St. Joseph Lodge #45 F & AM as well as U.S. LST Association. He served as Committee on Publications for Indiana. Wade was devoted to his family and serving his church. He will be missed by many. 
Survivors inc.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 9:30:43 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Kathrine (Lee G. Cutchall '46)
The funeral for Kathrine Cook, 92, almost a resident of North Palm Beach, Florida, but always a Nebraskan, and Corn Huskers fan will be held on Saturday, April 12 at 10:30am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Arlington, Nebraska.
She died on April 4, 2014 at Palm Beach Gardens Hospital, Palm Beach Gardens, after a short illness.
Kay was born November 28, 1921, in Arlington, and lived in Nebraska until 1946 when she married Lee Cutchall. As his Navy career progressed, they lived all over the .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 9:15:31 AM

Obituary: Ollie J. Loper '47
Ollie Joseph Loper (27 July 1924 - 30 May 2014)
Ollie Joseph Loper was born July 27, 1924 in Washington County, Alabama to Joseph Edward Loper and Lola Copeland Loper. He attended Auburn University before his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1943 (class of 1947), a noteworthy class that included a U.S. President, CIA head, and two famous Vietnam POWs (one later a senator, the other a vice presidential candidate.)
After graduation in June 1946, Ollie served shipboard followed by a .... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 02, 2014 2:07:16 PM

Obituary: Norman K. Berge '53
Norman Kenneth Berge, 86, passed peacefully from this life on April 14, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, on September 13, 1927 to Herbert T. Berge and Bertha Skreiberg Berge. He graduated from Curtis HS in Staten Island in 1945, attended Wagner College for four months then enlisted in the Navy June 22, 1945. After completing training he was assigned to the submarines the USS Blackfin (12/46), and the USS Sea Lion (7/48). He was sworn in as a Midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy on June 15, 194.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 02, 2014 9:45:08 AM

Obituary: Peyton R. Latimer '60
Peyton "Pete" Randolph Latimer, 76, died May 29 in Sarasota, FL of prostate cancer. Pete was born to the late Rear Admiral Samuel Edwin and Mary Kensett Reese on May 25, 1938 in Alexandria, VA. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1960, later earning the rank of Lieutenant Commander in Admiral Rickover's fleet of nuclear submarines. He married the late Diane Dooley in 1960, and they lived most of their married life together in the New York City region. After he left the Navy, Pet.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 02, 2014 9:39:57 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elisabeth (Wesley H. Schmidt '46)
Elisabeth Helene Whitman Schmidt passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014, at Capital Caring Hospice in Arlington, Virginia. Widow (since 2009) of the late Commander Wesley H. Schmidt, USN (Ret.), she is survived by five children: sons Commander Wesley H. Schmidt, Jr., USN (Ret.) and wife Catherine; Colonel Austin B. C. Schmidt, USA (Ret.) and wife Dr. Kim; Mr. Peter H. V. Schmidt and wife Alta; Colonel Rodney H. C. Schmidt, USA (Ret.) and wife Lois; and daughter Elisabeth S. "Libba" and husband Comm.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 02, 2014 9:22:52 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Fred J. Wilder '49)
Dorothy Houghton Wilder, 82, beloved wife, and mother, a six-year resident of Gainesville, GA, went to be with her Lord May 24, 2014, following a long battle with Alzheimers. She was a native of Jacksonville, the daughter of the late James N. and Marie Cloaninger Houghton, a graduate of Andrew Jackson High School, and Jacksonville Business College. She was a secretary to the commanding officer and administrative officer of the Naval Air Station at Jacksonville. There, she also served as choir di.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 02, 2014 9:16:55 AM

Obituary: Harris G. Rogers Jr. '46 (& Mrs. Ruth)
Captain Harris G. Rogers, Jr. 90, USN (RET) and wife, Ruth Grantham Rogers died peacefully on Wednesday, May 28th at their home in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Born in Greenville, Mississippi to Harris G. and Florence Rogers, Harris was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Naval War College and George Washington University. Ruth was born in Columbus, Georgia to Azor E. and Lettie H. Grantham. She graduated from Judson College, served almost 30 years as a career Navy wife and worked as a real estat.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 02, 2014 9:11:21 AM

Obituary: John W. Harris '61
John Walter Harris, 76, of Port Orange, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at his home following an extended illness. A native of Tampa, he resided in Port Orange for 10 years coming from Deltona. John served 13 years in the U.S. Navy retiring as a Lieutenant. Following his naval career, John worked with several private engineering firms and then served 5 years as Parks Engineer with the City of Ormond Beach and 5 years as Storm Water Engineer with the City of Daytona Beach. He had also served as.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 02, 2014 5:16:25 AM

Obituary: Keith I. Weal '64
Cdr. Keith Irving Weal, USN (Ret.) passed away on May 17 at his home in Atlanta, Georgia. Keith was born in Watertown, New York on February 18, 1942, the oldest of three brothers. He grew up in rural Adams, New York, close to the Canadian border, working as a farm hand during his teenage summers. Valedictorian and Vice-President of the 1960 graduating class of Adams High School, Keith excelled as a varsity letterman in three sports, and scholastically in math and the sciences. Foregoing a full m.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 02, 2014 5:09:14 AM

Obituary: John F. Barrow '49
John F. Barrow quietly passed away at home on March 22, 2014. Born August 23, 1926 to Franklin and Ardis Barrow, John was raised, along with his brother, Charles, in Oak Park, IL. He was an outstanding student and athlete, captaining his high school football team to a State Championship in 1943 before matriculating at Yale University in January of 1944. In June of 1945 he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. In his time at the academy he distinguished himself as a Company .... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 02, 2014 4:30:45 AM

Obituary: Edgar A. Robie '43
CAPTAIN EDGAR A. ROBIE, USN (RET.), 94, was born in Collingswood, NJ and died May 28, 2014 at Ginger Cove in Annapolis, MD. Upon graduating from Collingswood High School, he attended Drexel Institute of Technology in Philadelphia for two years prior to his entrance to the U. S. Naval Academy in June 1939. He graduated from the Academy June 19, 1942, a year early due to World War II. Assignment was made to the Battleship USS Washington which departed from the Brooklyn Navy Yard in July 1942 for t.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 02, 2014 3:57:55 AM

Obituary: Alfred G. Kohn '44
Alfred Gould Kohn, 91, husband of Honey Kohn, of Seven Lakes North, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014. He was born on July 4, 1922, in Norwich, N.Y., the son of Thomas Alfred and Charlotte Gauger Kohn. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1943 and served in both the North Atlantic and South Pacific theaters in World War II. While on the USS Canberra on Oct. 13, 1944, he narrowly survived a torpedo attack off the coast of Formosa that killed many of his fellow sailors. Fore Properties Whe.... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 30, 2014 12:36:29 PM

Obituary: Kenneth B. Faires '02
Kenneth Brent Faires, 33, of Seattle, died April 12, 2014, at his residence.Born July 21,1980, in Catawba County, he was a son of the late Richard B. Faires and survived by his mother Joyce Faires.He was educated at South Caldwell High School, the U.S. Naval Academy, North Carolina State University, the U.S. Navy, and Washington State University.After years of dedicated study and distinguished service in the U.S. Navy, Ken finished his PHD in engineering from Washington State University in 2013..... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 30, 2014 11:59:10 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jeanne (Alfred W. Gardes Jr. '37)
Jeanne Mock Gardes
Dec. 12, 1913 - April 8, 2014
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 9:55 am
Coronado Journal & Eagle
Jeanne was born in Cambridge Springs, PA and raised in Redlands, CA. She attended Scripps College for three years before transferring to Stanford University where she graduated with a degree in Psychology. In 1938 she married William Hulson, a Naval aviator. Bill died in an accident in 1940.
Jeanne was commissioned an Ensign in the Naval Reserve at the outbreak of WWII, serving at th.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 5:56:00 PM

Obituary: Lester G. Hinchcliff Jr. '46
Cdr. Lester Grant Hinchcliff, Jr. (Grant), USN, Ret., beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather passed away Sunday, May 25 at age 92. Dad was born in Ogden, Utah, to Lester Grant Hinchcliff and Adele Warner Hinchcliff on November 4, 1921, a descendant of Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen, as well as noble Mormon pioneers who crossed the plains by both covered wagon and pulling their own handcart. Following his graduation from Ogden High School, Dad briefly attended Weber State College on.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 5:43:31 PM

Obituary: Walter D. Finn '74
W. David Finn (October 31, 1951 - May 21, 2014)
David Finn, of Woodstock, GA, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Born on October 31, 1951, he is the son of the late Walter and Lois Finn of Elkton, MD, and is survived by his beloved fiancee Martha Reed and her son Christopher Reed. David was the oldest of five children, Mark Finn (Mary Ellen Skinkle) of Baltimore, MD, Mickey Finn (Mary Jane Finn) of North Potomac, MD, Marilyn Finn (Chuck Welch) of New Market, MD, and Susan Brisee (.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 5:34:05 PM

Obituary: Jacob E. Iles '58
Lt. Col. Jacob (Bud) Iles USMC, ret. went to his Heavenly Home May 23, 2014, surrounded by his wife Elaine of 55 years, and his son, Brett Iles, Ph.D. Hailing from Iowa, he was a proud graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1958. He served for 20 years in the Marines as a combat pilot and test pilot.
Jacob Iles was a symbol of the mighty and heroic generation that served America. He was a wonderful family man with a great sense of humor, and his family repaid his love ten-fold. Lt.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 5:25:41 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Thomasetta (Thomas J. Solak '60)
Thomasetta C. Solak, 73, died peacefully on May 25, 2014 with her loving husband of nearly 54 years, Tom Solak, by her side. Also known as 'Tomi,' she was born January 30, 1941 to the late James B. and Lillian T. Czajkowski of Chicago, Illinois. Tomi graduated from Resurrection High School in 1958 and received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from George Mason University. She married Thomas J. Solak on June 9, 1960. Tomi spent years as a dedicated Marine Corps wife and mother, and served in var.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 5:22:40 PM

Obituary: Albert A. Schaufelberger Jr. '49
Captain Albert A. Schaufelberger Jr., was born March 24, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, to Albert A and Lillian Kristine (née Larsen). He died on May 16, 2014 at his residence. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy where he had been an All American Soccer player, in June 1949 and thereafter married Virginia Long Robinson of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. "Shoes" became a Naval Aviator in 1951, and in 1952 had just launched from the USS Wasp when it collided with the USS Hornet. Told simply "to c.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 3:40:09 PM

Obituary: Louis L. Junod '46
Commander Louis LaVern Junod, USN (Ret.), of Williamsburg, VA, age 91, died on May 24, 2014 at Woodhaven Hall surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 27, 1923 (Topeka, KS) to Louis John Junod and Mary Frances Downs Junod. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD (Class of 1946) with a Bachelor of Science and also earned a Master of Science (Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1953) and a Master of Arts Degree in Education (College of William and Mary 198.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 3:34:43 PM

Obituary: Ralph R. Hedges '52
Ralph Richard (Dick) Hedges, 86, a retired Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, passed away peacefully May 10 in San Diego, CA. The U.S. Navy played a large part in his life. Born in Chicago, IL on October 26, 1927, Dick graduated Salutatorian from Thornton Fractional High School in Calumet City, IL in 1945 and enlisted in the Navy that same year. He went on to the U.S. Naval Academy where he graduated in 1952. His life as a naval aviator began after he successfully completed flight training in 1953. .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 3:25:34 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Phoebe (Robert C. Wood '45)
Phoebe J. (Speed) Pitts Wood, 89, wife of the late Robert G. Wood, passed away peacefully Aug. 19, 2013 at Emilio Estates. She was born July 31, 1924, in Corinth, a daughter of Arthur and Mattie (Gray) Speed.
She graduated from East Corinth Academy and from Bangor School of Commerce, Class of 1944, where she was secretary to the principal of the school. Phoebe also worked at Red Cross in Bangor. She moved to Fairfax, Va., where she worked her way up to be the vice president of a bank in Washing.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:50:42 PM

Obituary: Harold V. Walsh Jr. '50
HAROLD V. WALSH, JR. (Age 85), Colonel USAF (Ret.), of Howardstown, Kentucky, formerly of Ventnor, NJ, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014. Hal was born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Rosemary (O'Neill) and Harold Walsh, Sr. He was preceded in death by his sister Rosemary Stephens, son Brian, and granddaughter Ellen Marie. Hal is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Patricia (Flavin) Walsh and eight children: Kevin Walsh (Ellen), Jamie Walsh, Sean Walsh (Christine), Rosemary Walsh, Padraic .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:36:42 PM

Obituary: Clarence A. Wiggins '82
Clarence A. Wiggins, Age 54, died on May 20th 2014 in New York, NY. Clarence, fondly known as Tony, was born in Norfolk, Virginia but raised in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He graduated from the US Naval Academy and served as a Qualified Surface Warfare Officer where he was deployed globally. He held a Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit, School of Law and went on to work for a series of major corporations and governmental agencies. Clarence was passionate about collectibles, music, food.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:28:46 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Janice (John N. Pechauer '59)
Janice Pechauer was born December 1st, 1939 in Bradley, Il and passed away May 1st 2014 in Honolulu, HI after a painful fight with lung cancer. Janice is survived by husband John, sons Jeff and Joel, their wives and her beloved grand- children Jared, Jacob and Porter. Janice graduated from the University of Illinois and moved to Hawaii with her husband and children in 1968. Janice was born-again in the late 1970?s and was a woman of tremendous faith. She was an Interior Designer, earning numerou.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:04:28 PM

Obituary: James J. Dunn Jr. '55
Joseph James Dunn Jr., 81, of Nellysford, Virginia, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia. He was born on September 15, 1932, in Chicopee, Massachusetts, son of the late Joseph James and Helen Byrnes Dunn. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he had retired after a career in the Navy. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, liked to play golf, and loved Navy football. He was also preceded in death by his sis.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 2:50:21 PM

Obituary: William H. Stewart '56
William H. "Bill" Stewart, 81, of Tipp City, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at VA Hospice in Dayton. He was born May 19, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of the late William and Mary (Mullikin) Stewart. Bill was a 1951 graduate of Fairmont High School and a 1956 graduate of the US Naval Academy. He retired from the U S Air Force after 25 years of service. Bill was a member of American Legion Post #598 and VFW Post #9927 in Kettering. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Linda S. St.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:40:02 AM

Obituary: Henry M. McPhillips Jr. '46
Henry Manning McPhillips, Jr. died on May 23, 2014 at age 91. Manning was born in Mobile, Alabama on November 16, 1922 to H. M. McPhillips and Hilda Druhan McPhillips. Following graduation from McGill High School in Mobile and attending Spring Hill College for two years, Manning received a Congressional appointment to the Naval Academy in 1942. He graduated from the Academy June 6, 1945 with the accelerated Class of 1946, a member of the 1st Company. Throughout his life, Manning enjoyed competit.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:14:43 AM

Obituary: John T. Geary '47
Geary, Captain John Theodore, USN (Ret) died peacefully at his home on May 17, 2014 at the age of 89. John, a native of Phoenix, Arizona, was born on January 17, 1925 and graduated from the United States Naval Academy with the class of 1947. During the course of his 30 year career in the Navy, he served at sea, earned an MSEE degree from the Naval Postgraduate School and an MBA from George Washington University and held critical leadership positions including an assignment as the Director and Co.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 6:19:27 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marie (John Burkhardt Jr. '38)
Marie Edwards Burkhardt, 99, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. She is survived by her husband, John Burkhardt, of Atlantic Shores. Marie was the daughter of Herbert N Edwards and Mary A Edwards of Amagansett, Long Island, NY. She graduated head of her class from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA in 1935. Afterwards she taught school in Westhampton Beach, LI NY and later in MD. She met John, a Navy Midshipman, in 1936 when his ship anchored off Three Mile Harbor, LI NY. Marie and John wer.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 19, 2014 8:27:43 PM

Obituary: Bruce B. Garlinghouse '48
Capt. Bruce Beebe Garlinghouse, USN (RET), 89, died of natural causes Tuesday, April 15, 2014. His eldest son was by his side.
Captain Garlinghouse was a Michigander by birth and by heart, born and raised in Charlotte to Dr. Arnet and Leone Beebe Garlinghouse. The family summered at their cottage on Burt Lake where Bruce and his brother, Dr. Arnet "Jack" Garlinghouse, roamed meadows, woods and shoreline, picking wild berries for their mother, and learning much about life in the woods and on the.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 19, 2014 8:04:04 PM

Obituary: Richard R. Oldham '61
Dr. Richard Randolph Oldham, 74 of Flat Rock died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on May 14, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Dick was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 24, 1939 to the late Herbert Spencer Oldham and Ada Schweitering Oldham.
At a very early age, it was apparent that Dick was not only going to succeed in academics, but he was a natural born athlete. Dick was an all American swimmer during his years in High School. Up until recently, Dick held the .... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 19, 2014 7:38:18 PM

Obituary: Olgert V. Monto '57
Lt Col (Ret.) Olgert Vincent Monto passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning, May 14, 2014, in his home in Biloxi, MS, at the age of 79. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He and his wife, Judith would have celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary on June 15, 2014.
Lt Col Vince Monto was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, to Adam and Margaret Monto. He was the youngest of ten children. He graduated from the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial High School and .... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 19, 2014 7:31:41 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jeannette (Robert N. Giuffreda '61)
After a courageous fight against breast cancer, Jeannette Elizabeth ("Jan") Giuffreda passed away peacefully on May 14, 2014 at the Hospice of Charleston, Mount Pleasant. She was 77 years old. The daughter of the late Hector and Barbara St. Denis, of Long Island, New York, Jan worked as a secretary in New York City as a young woman in the early 1960s, following her graduation from Port Jefferson High School. Jan became reacquainted with fellow Port Jefferson graduate and Naval Academy midshipman.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 19, 2014 7:26:09 PM

Obituary: Levio E. Zeni '46
Levio Edward Zeni (January 27, 1923- May 13, 2014) Retired Navy Captain Lee Zeni, age 91 of Annapolis, beloved husband of Demitroula "Toula", died May 13, 2014. Born in New York City, he spent his early years in Englewood Cliffs, NJ and moved to Storrs, CT in 1930, graduating from Willimante High School, Willimante in 1941. A strong, gentle man who loved life and family. He was passionate about golf, achieving a Hole-in-One on the Naval Academy Golf Course in 2009. A graduate of the United State.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 19, 2014 7:13:56 PM

Obituary: William H. Kanzler '48
William Harrison (Bill) Kanzler was born on June 28, 1926 and raised in Baltimore, MD. He was graduated with degrees from the US Naval Academy at Annapolis (Class of '48A), Columbia and Wayne State Universities. His hobbies and joys were crossword puzzles, Bridge, math, science, football games and the Triple Crown horse races. Bill served in the Navy as a lieutenant during WWII and the Korean Conflict. Bill is survived by his two sons, Christopher (Fryeburg, ME) and Matthew (Portola Valley, CA),.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 15, 2014 5:20:30 PM

Obituary: Richard L. Karl '40
Richard L. Karl, Captain, USN, retired (1916-2014) Richard Karl was born on May 16, 1916 near Munich, Germany. His parents Matilda and Johan Karl brought him and his two brothers to Ellis Island when they immigrated to the U.S. in 1923. The family settled in upstate NY where Richard worked from an early age helping his parents with farming chores and attended the Liverpool school system from 1st – 12th grades where he learned English, lettered in 4 sports and played the violin. He met his .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 15, 2014 5:09:51 PM

Obituary: William T. Posey '59
William Terrell Posey, 80, of Goldsboro, died Friday, May 2, 2014. Born in Rome, Ga., Billy Terrell grew up in the Pebble Community of Haleyville, Ala. His love of the Lord was expressed in his early days by singing gospel, shape-note music with his parents and church choir. It was at a church choir rehearsal in Double Springs Ala., where he met his future bride, Virginia Bailey. Bill's life was defined by his love of God, family, country and friends. He spent three years at the University of Al.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 2:33:13 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Kathleen (Francis T. Cooper '39)
 Kathleen Churchill Bruns Cooper, 92, passed away peacefully on April 27, 2014. Kathy was born in New York City on October 13, 1921, one of five children to Mary Thompson Bruns and Admiral Henry Frederick Bruns. Kathy first lived in Hawaii from 1928 to 1930 with her family. They returned to Hawaii in 1938. After graduating from Punahou in 1939, while at the University of Hawaii, she met a Naval Academy graduate, Francis Taylor Cooper (Bud) and on August 13, 1941, they were married. When Pea.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 2:26:57 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (James C. Singler '63)
Nancy Heipel Singler of Frederick died on April 7, 2014 at Glade Valley Center in Walkersville, after a seven year battle with brain cancer. She was born October 11, 1940 in the Bronx, New York City. She was predeceased by her parents, Frederick Heipel and Helene Nantel Heipel and two brothers, Frederick and Michael. She retired in November 2001 after working as a Medical Receptionist. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, James; two daughters, Victoria Wilson, wife of Douglas Wilson, and .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 2:12:06 PM

Obituary: Joseph F. Rosenberg '58
Joseph Fredrick  "Fred" Rosenberg, age 80, of Springfield, TN died on Sunday morning, April 20, 2014.
Fred was born March 29, 1934 at Troy, Alabama to Joseph Samuel Rosenberg and Jeanne Soloman Rosenberg.
He was preceded in death by his parents.  He is survived by his wife, Shelly; his son, Stephen and wife Donna Rosenberg of Atlanta, GA; daughters, Alex and husband Marc Greenberg of Long Beach, CA, Sally and husband David Swanson of Durham, NC and step-daughter, Jessica Liebson and .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 12:07:27 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Richard U. Scott '48)
ELIZABETH HAZLETT SCOTT (Age 86), of Chambersburg, PA, formerly a long time resident of Potomac, Maryland, died May 10, 2014 to begin her journey to join the love of her life, Richard U. Scott, and her son, Timothy Powell Scott. The daughter of the late Edward E. and Elizabeth Yates Hazlett, she is survived by her daughter, Polly and her partner Carl Black, of Chambersburg, PA, and her son, Peter D. Scott and his wife, Cheryl, of Uganda. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Timothy Powell .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:22:05 PM

Obituary: Patrick J. O'Connell '53
Patrick J. O'Connell died peacefully in Naples, FL on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Born in Roberts, WI, Pat graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD in 1953 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. In 1958 he graduated from the Army Advanced Engineer School at Fort Belvoir, VA. In 1967 he received a Master's degree in Management Data Processing from the U.S. Navel Post Graduate School in Monterey, CA.
As a Marine Engineer officer, he served a.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 11, 2014 6:15:39 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (Ben A. Moore Jr. '48)
MARY E. (BETTY) MOORE, of Annapolis passed away on May 6, 2014 at Somerford Place under the care of the Hospice of the Chesapeake after a long battle with breast cancer. Betty was born in Annapolis, the daughter of Lloyd and Blanche Hopkins. Her childhood took her around numerous locations in Annapolis eventually ending on McKendree Avenue. She was a graduate of Annapolis High School, Class of 1945, and attended the Maryland Institute of Art. Betty married 2nd Lieutenant Ben A. Moore, Jr. on Sep.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 11, 2014 6:09:21 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Elisabeth (Robert H. Ewing '45)
Elisabeth "Betty" Hoffert Ewing passed away peacefully on May 5, 2014 at age 93. She was born on August 27, 1920 to Jacob and Elisabeth Weinmann Hoffert in Antelope Township, North Dakota, the fifth of eight children. Her mother and father met and married in Chicago and moved to a farm in North Dakota where they raised their large family. Betty was the first to complete college and set the standard for her two younger sisters. After graduating from Valley City Teacher's College, she taught schoo.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, May 11, 2014 6:05:12 PM

Obituary: Laura P. Young '08
Laura P. Young, 28, of Daytona Beach, FL, and formerly of Port Clinton, OH, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, April 26, 2014, at her residence. Laura was born on March 17, 1986, in Port Clinton, OH, the daughter of Douglas and Kay (Toney) Young.
Laura graduated in 2004 from Port Clinton High School where she enjoyed participating in band and served as field commander of the marching band for 3 years. During her high school years, Laura worked as a lifeguard at the high school, the Catawba Isla.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 11, 2014 5:47:00 PM

Obituary: William L. Harris Jr. '47
William L. Harris, Jr., (Rear Admiral, USN Ret.) passed away on April 3, 2014 in Palo Alto, CA. He was 90 years old. 
"Bill" was a long-time resident of Los Altos, settling there in 1979 with his wife Jean after a 33-year career with the U.S. Navy. The Peninsula offered a perfect fit for Bill and Jean's intellectual pursuits, cultural appetites, and love of the outdoors.
A native of Kansas City, MO, Bill knew from an early age that he wanted to serve his country. He entered the U.S. Naval.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 11, 2014 5:41:55 PM

Obituary: Thomas Osborne Murray '64
Thomas Osborne Murray, 71, of Haycock Township, passed away Saturday May 3, 2014 in St Luke's Hospice in Bethlehem. He is survived by his wife Mary Ellen; son Robb; son William and wife Debra; granddaughters Evelyn and Kathryn; and a sister Laury Griffin and her husband John. He is predeceased by his parents William "Oz" and Ruth Murray. Tom grew up in Bay Village, Ohio and graduated from North Allegheny High School in Pittsburgh in 1960. He earned an appointment to the United States Naval Acade.... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 09, 2014 7:36:33 AM

Obituary: John H. Lobdell '43
John Lobdell, 93 May 12, 1920 May 01, 2014 John Henry Lobdell, Captain USN (Ret.), a resident of Portland, was born in Tacoma, and graduated from Stadium High School in 1938. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (class of '43), and was awarded additional degrees from the Naval Postgraduate School and California Institute of Technology. A 30-year Navy veteran of three wars, he served in the Pacific during WWII, participating in the invasion of Guadalcanal aboard the USS Zeilin, and serving on.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 08, 2014 6:34:42 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (Roy Ryan Jr. '45)
Mary Josephine Folz Ryan of Washington, DC, beloved mother, wife, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend, passed on at the age of 89 this past Sunday, April 27, 2014. 
She was born in Evansville, Indiana, on August 2, 1924, and graduated in 1945 from Maryville College of the Sacred Heart in Saint Louis, MO. In 1946, following the end of World War II, she married Roy Ryan, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and submarine Officer.
Mild mannered, warm, and gracious, Mary was a role model, loy.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 08, 2014 6:31:34 PM

Obituary: James F. Jordan '62
James Francis Jordan, Captain USN, Retired, passed away on May 2, 2014. He served in the U.S. Navy for 34 years from 1957 until 1991. After receiving a Fleet Appointment to the United States Naval Academy he graduated with the Class of '62. His service included command of three ships: the USS White River (LSMR-536), USS Newman K. Perry (DD-883), and USS Sumter (LST-1181), as well as two shore duty commands. After retiring from the Navy, he worked for ServiceMaster for 10 years as Director of Bui.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 5:59:02 AM

Obituary: William Wegner '48
William Wegner, 87, of Fredericksburg died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Heartfields Assisted Living. After an interesting and challenging childhood, Mr. Wegner graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1948. After graduation, he served on a light cruiser and an aircraft carrier, eventually rising to the rank of commander. Over the years, he received Master of Science degrees in naval architecture and marine engineering from Webb Institute and a master's degree in nuclear engineering from M.I.T. In .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 5:53:38 AM

Obituary: Richard C. Ollerman '55
Richard Carter "Ollie" Ollerman, age 81 of Eden Prairie and North Port, FL passed away on 4/16/14 in Port Charlotte, FL in the arms of his loving wife, Hilli, and with his faithful dog Oliver standing watch. Born in St. Paul on 9/21/32, he is survived by wife of 52 years, Hilli Ollerman, 4 children, 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild: Esti Ollerman (son-in-law Brad Ericksen, grandchildren Samantha, Elyse, Brooke & Paige), Richard Carter Ollerman, Jr. (daughter-in-law Melissa, grandchild.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 5:39:10 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Ann (Efrain Merino '50)
Mary Ann Ingraham of Easton, MD, died at the age of 88, on April 20, 2014, at the William Hill Manor surrounded by those who cared for and loved her. Ms. Ingraham was born in Haddonfield, NJ on September 28, 1925, grew up in Easton, and graduated from Easton High School. She was a descendent of Colonel Prentiss Ingraham, an Eastern Shore writer who wrote many adventure novels about Buffalo Bill as well as Land of Legendary Lore, a history of the Eastern Shore. Mary Ann was a devoted grandmother,.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 5:32:09 AM

Obituary: Stanley J. Anderson '51
Stanley Joseph Anderson, Rear Admiral, US Navy, (Ret.) passed away May 2, 2014 in Golden Valley, MN. A native of Minneapolis, MN he graduated from Minnehaha Academy. In 1946 he was drafted to serve in the US Navy and while serving in China he was accepted to the US Naval Academy. Upon graduation in 1951 he reported to the USS Saint Paul doing two cruises off the Korean coast until the Korean War ended. In December 1953 he reported to Naval Submarine School. After Submarine school he served on th.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:37:44 PM

Obituary: Francis R. Donovan '59
Francis R. Donovan died at his Virginia home on May 4, 2014. Born in Arlington, MA on August 31, 1934. Enlisted in the Navy in 1952, he retired as Vice Admiral in 1992 and served another 20 years in maritime industry. Survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Martha Dwyer Lyons; their children Mary Bonner (Baltimore. MD), Julie Fouhy (Brookline), Amy Byrne (Annapolis, MD), Francis Donovan (Quantico, VA), Grace Stedje-Larsen (Coronado, CA), Danielle Dunn, Thomas Donovan, and John Donovan (all .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:17:48 PM

Obituary: Franklin M. Strohecker '53
Franklin Martin Strohecker, 83, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a fall and subsequent brain hemorrhage. 
Frank was born August 29, 1930, in Seattle Washington. He lived most of his life in Washington; the past five years in Mount Vernon. 
He leaves behind his wife of 44 years, Jane Strohecker; his brother, James Strohecker; son, Franklin Martin Strohecker Jr. (Marty); two daughters; Marcia Harmon and Kathleen Strohecker; a gr.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 10:50:37 AM

Obituary: George M.D. Hart '45
George M.D. Hart age 91, died May 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC. George was born June 30, 1922 in Townsend, DE. He was the first on to his parents James A. Hart and Mary Cochran Hart. In addition to his parents George was also preceded in death by his wife Frances B. Hart whom he married on June 25, 1944 and his younger brothers, James & Rodney. George and Frances are survived by their two children, Anne Dewees Hart, and her husband William Pump of Charlotte, NC and George M.D. Hart Jr. and his w.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:58:10 AM

Obituary: Robert T. Motherway '56
MAJ. ROBERT T. MOTHERWAY, USMC (RET.) died at home on May 1st. He is survived by his loving wife, Maureen (Smith) Motherway. Born in Warwick, April 26th 1933, the son of the late Josephine D. and Edward J. Maj. Motherway graduated from the US Naval Academy and took his commission into the Marine Corps where he served 27 years.The Major served ten years in the State Senate and ten years as an educator in North Kingstown. Major Motherway is also survived by 8 children and several grandchildren. Ca.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 05, 2014 3:56:19 AM

Obituary: Joseph S. Elmer '47
Joseph "Joe" Stokes Elmer, of Merritt Island, went home peacefully to be with his Heavenly Father on May 2, 2014. He was 91.
Joe was born to the late Robert Emmett Patterson Elmer and Mary Stokes Elmer in Winnetka, IL on March 1, 1923. A gifted athlete, Joe excelled in ice hockey, baseball and football. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating in 1946, Class of 1947. From there, he was stationed in Charleston, SC where he met Miss Virginia Moore and they were married in New Orleans on Nov.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 05, 2014 3:37:01 AM

Obituary: John C. Conover '52
John Cedric Conover ("Ced"), Lt. Col, Ret USAF, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was born on Aug. 24, 1929, in Lincoln, Neb. He attended the Naval Academy and, upon graduation, joined the Air Force. During his 26-year military career, he was a jet fighter pilot, stationed in Okinawa and Seoul, Korea, worked at the Pentagon, and served on the Inspector General's Team. He attended the War College and earned a master's degree in electronics at the Air Force Institute of Technology.
Ced .... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 05, 2014 3:28:59 AM

Obituary: Francis W. Benson Jr. '49
Francis (Frank) Wyse Benson, Jr., passed away April 21, 2014 at his home in Sun City. Frank, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, retired from the U. S. Navy as a Captain in 1979 and moved to Sun City in 1992. He enjoyed life in Arizona and was an avid tennis player. Frank was a loving father and grandfather of four children and one granddaughter. Frank is survived by his sons James and Stephen and daughters Theresa and Suzanne, granddaughter Kathrynn, brother William Benson, sister Lucile Smit.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 05, 2014 3:25:48 AM

Obituary: Daniel D. Donovan Jr. '53
Daniel D. DONOVAN Jr. Of Weston, MA, age 82, was surrounded by his family when he died on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Born in West Hartford, CT, on Dec. 5, 1931, he was the only son of the late Daniel D. Donovan and Ruth (McCandrew) Donovan. Dan is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Sally Ann (MacLeod) Donovan, and his devoted children and their families: Dana Donovan and his wife Beverly of Wellesley; Leslie Shakespeare and her husband David; Gregory Donovan and his wife Ann of West Hartford.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 6:10:05 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Virginia (Daniel K. Weitzenfeld '39)
Virginia Fallon Weitzenfeld, left this life peacefully at the age of 95 with her family by her side at her home on Sunday, February 23, 2014. Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother had been a resident of The Jefferson in Arlington, Va., for the last 13 years. Prior to that Virginia lived in McLean, Va., since she and her husband, Rear Admiral Daniel K. Weitzenfeld retired there in 1973. Virginia was preceded in death by her cherished husband of 66 years; her infant daughter, Chris.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 5:59:41 PM

Obituary: David R. Rice '49
(David) Reagan Rice 
Born on May 31, 1927, died on April 15, 2014, of natural causes. Grew up in State College, PA, graduated from State College High School in 1945. Graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, in 1949. Received a MS from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) in Electrical Engineering, 1956. After graduating from the Naval Academy, he went on to become a Navy pilot of multi-engine sea transport planes. His first duty was flying transport between California and H.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 5:50:17 PM

Obituary: Robert L. Watkins '56
February 5, 1933 - April 26, 2014 
Commander Robert Lewis Watkins went to be with the Lord peacefully in his sleep on April 26, 2014. He is preceded in death by his first wife Marky Maddox Watkins and parents Bryan and Bess Watkins. He is survived by brother Thomas Hart Watkins, and daughters Maria Bissonnette and Shari Thomasson. He leaves behind beautiful wife Beverly and her children Chris, Stephen, David, and Michael Darter, and Angela Stogsdill, along with many grandchildren and great.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 5:37:04 PM

Obituary: Herbert D. Trenham '54
Herbert Delos "Herb" Trenham, born to Herbert Lee and Catharine Cornell on July 17, 1932 in Canastota, NY. Graduated from US Naval Academy, 1954 and MS Naval Postgraduate School, 1964. Retired from the US Navy after 29 years of service as Captain, Director of Submarine Logistics Division. After retirement worked for EG&G in Washington, DC and Waxa-hachie, TX on the SuperCollider Project. Survivors: Wife of 20 years, Peggy Ann. Daughters: Judy Rau (George), Elizabeth "Lisa" Helber (David), So.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 5:21:41 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Lillian (John G. Finneran '47)
Lillian Finneran died following a long illness on April 22, 2014, in Chevy Chase, Maryland. 
Born in New York on August 16, 1924, she was the daughter of William McNamara, a lawyer with the Long Island Railroad Company, and Lillian Veitenheimer McNamara. She was raised in Baldwin, New York with her older brother William. As a young woman, she developed her passion for sports, playing basketball and field hockey in high school. She attended the Katharine Gibbs School after high school. Upon.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 5:16:37 PM

Obituary: Prof. John D. Yarbro
Professor Emeritus, United States Naval Academy John "Jack" Yarbro, a seventy-year resident of Annapolis, died peacefully at home on April 27. Born in Paducah, Kentucky on November 12, 1914, Professor Yarbro received his bachelor's degree in French and Spanish from the University of Kentucky in 1936 and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. He received the Master of Arts degree from Columbia University in 1938. While there he met his future wife, the former Bernice Bulette. T.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 5:09:16 PM

Obituary: Scotty Haselwood '45
Our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend joined his wife, Betty, and longtime friend, Jesus on April 28, 2014. 
Scott was born in Thomas, Oklahoma, October 14, 1921, to William and Ruth Haselwood. He spent time in Tonkawa and Shawnee, and grew up in what is now Midwest City, all in Oklahoma. He and his sisters, Marjorie and Betty, shared adventures on Buckwheat Ranch, the family homestead. He attended Central High School in Oklahoma City and drew an ap.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:31:09 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Virginia F. (widow of RADM Daniel Weitzenfeld '39)
Virginia Fallon Weitzenfeld ARLINGTON, Va. Virginia Fallon Weitzenfeld, left this life peacefully at the age of 95 with her family by her side at her home on Sunday, February 23, 2014. Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother had been a resident of The Jefferson in Arlington, Va., for the last 13 years. Prior to that Virginia lived in McLean, Va., since she and her husband, Rear Admiral Daniel K. Weitzenfeld retired there in 1973. Virginia was preceded in death by her cherished husb.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 9:43:53 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Frances (Nathaniel B. Davis Jr. '33)
Frances Foster Dearing Davis of Coronado, CA passed away March 20, 2014. She was 97 years old. Diki, as she was known to everyone, was born December 29, 1916 to Erdix Chester Dearing, Jr. and Emily Baylor Foster in Montevideo, Uruguay.
After leaving South America in 1917, Diki moved to Coronado with her mother and sister to be near her mother's family. She was the great-granddaughter of Coronado's pioneer citizen, George Foster, and grew up surrounded by family including her grandmother Frances.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 28, 2014 1:17:31 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Sandra (Richard V. Johnson '58)
Sandra Louise Johnson, 75, passed away at home in Payson, Ariz. Feb. 7, 2014. Sandy began her life in Homer City, Pa. as "Sally," daughter of the late Lloyd and Ruth Shadle. Born April 17, 1938, she was a bit of a tomboy early in life.
Following high school, Sandy moved to Washington, D.C., where she eventually met her beloved husband, the late Richard (Dick) Johnson. Later, Sandy moved to Chicago and became a stewardess for American Airlines. Her career was brief as she and Dick soon married a.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 28, 2014 5:23:26 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Jane (John J. Bock '45)
Jane Wissenbach Bock, died on March 16, 2014, in Fairfield, California, at the age of 91. A native of Pittsburgh whose father owned Vulcanizers and Tire Supply in East Liberty, she graduated from Cathedral High and learned to fly while attending Penn State. She met her husband, John J. Bock, a Naval Academy graduate, while working as a stewardess for TWA and went on to complete her B.A. in 1970 in California, where she spent most of her adult life. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, April 27, 2014 5:29:15 PM

Obituary: Paul L. Nuschke '45
Paul Louis Nuschke, career Navy officer, ship builder, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away at 7:30 p.m. April 21, 2014 at his home at Penn National in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania. He was 92.
Present at his death were his wife of 67 years, Thelma Louise Brumley of Bogota, Texas, his surviving children and extended family. He was loved, honored, and respected for his devotion to his family, his country, and the U.S. Navy.
Born September 7, 1921 in Olean, NY, Mr. Nusch.... Click here to Read more

Friday, April 25, 2014 10:23:20 AM

Obituary: Raymond C. Lee '79
Raymond Conner "Rusty" Lee, age 56, of Laughlin, NV, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014.
He was born in Oak Ridge, TN on May 30, 1957. He is the son of Connie Dear Lee of Colorado Springs, CO and the late Raymond Curtis Lee. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and served five years in the U.S. Navy, attaining the rank of Lieutenant. He earned a B.S. degree from the Colorado School of Mines and subsequently worked for the U.S. Department of Interior. He served as a district manager for th.... Click here to Read more

Friday, April 25, 2014 9:52:58 AM

Obituary: Robert D. Steele '45
Captain Robert Dache Steele, USN (Retired), 92, of Home Port, Bohannon, Virginia, died on April 17, 2014 in his home. Born in Riverside, California, 10 March 1922, he was the son of the late Carl E. Steele and Margaret Reeves Steele. He attended public schools in California and New York. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy as a member of the Class of 1945 and graduated in June 1944 (Wartime Shortened Course). His Naval service included Submarine School, Deep Sea Diving School, Command and Staff Co.... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 25, 2014 7:15:17 AM

Obituary: Henry V. Richardson '44
On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Henry Vokes-Mackey Richardson left us after 93 years of a full life. A published author, professor, naval aviator, prolific painter and loving father of four children, he approached life with vigor and a solid dose of humor.
He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1944 and served in World War II as a naval aviator in the Pacific. As the squadron leader he went by the nickname "Skip" and took bullets and survived air battles in service to his country. He then est.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:32:58 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Phyllis (Paul Galanti '62)
 

Phyllis E. Galanti, crusader for POWs release, dies at 73

BY BRANDON SHULLEETA AND ELLEN ROBERTSON

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:30 pm

Phyllis Eason Galanti was a shy young blonde bride when her 32-year-old husband, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Paul Edward Galanti, was shot down in his Navy Skyhawk over North Vietnam on June 17, 1966, while bombing a railroad.

Reflecting on his 51-year marriage to Mrs. Galanti, who died at the age of 73 on Wednesday morni.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 24, 2014 4:49:40 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elaine (Keith G. Lakey '47)
Elaine C. (Felzani) Lakey, of Brookline, formerly of East Boston on April 12. Beloved wife of the late Keith G. Loving sister of Ernest Felzani and his wife Lorraine, cherished aunt of Matthew Felzani and his wife Marie and their children Andrew, Abigail and Aiden, Adam Felzani and his wife Rose and their children Lucas, Lena and Lilly. Family and friends will honor Elaine's life by gathering Monday, April 21 from 4-8 in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St, (Orient Heights), EAST .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:02:05 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elinor (Edward R. Browne '58)
Elinor Anne (Hoefer) Browne unexpectedly passed away on Holy Saturday, April 19, 2014. Elinor was preceded in death by her husband, Captain Edward Raymond Browne, USMC.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth (Betsy) Browne and her son, Edward (Ted) Browne, both residents of San Jose, California.
Elinor was born in New York City on May 14, 1934 to August and Agnes Hoefer. Upon graduation from Seton Hill University, she drove across country in a convertible with three girlfriends from New Yo.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:56:57 AM

Obituary: George E. Severs '52
George E. "Jim" Severs passed away on April 15, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. Jim was born and raised in Elizabeth, New Jersey, then enlisted in the Navy and received a fleet appointment to the U.S. Naval Acadamy. After graduation, he served nine years with the U.S. Air Force, reaching the rank of Captain and then entered into helicopter sales. Jim moved to Slidell in 1973 where he had a career in real estate sales and income tax advising. He is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years,.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:53:07 AM

Obituary: James R. Stevens Sr. '55
James Reginald Stevens, Sr., Commander (Ret. USN), 82, set sail for his final voyage to Heaven to serve his most high commander Jesus Christ on April 9, 2014 at his winter home in Washington, while on hospice. Stevens is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lois (Gehring) Stevens, whom he married following graduation from the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., in 1955; daughters Holly Stevens of Washington, and Heather Clymer of Cheboygan; son-in-law Ron Clymer; granddaughters Ashley, Brandy, and .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:41:14 AM

Obituary: John J. Leary III '83
John Joseph ''Jack'' Leary, III (November 09, 1961 - February 04, 2014) Birthplace: Boston, MA Resided In: Sammamish, WA Visitation: February 08, 2014 Service: February 10, 2014
John Joseph "Jack" Leary III died suddenly from a heart attack on Tuesday, February 4th,2014 at his home in Sammamish, WA. Jack was the oldest of six children of Dolores and Jack Leary, who raised their large family in Scituate, Massachusetts. Jack’s childhood home was a place of much laughter and love, and he oft.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:10:27 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Doris (William L. Collins '49)
Doris Collins, 84, of Florida and New York (DOD 3/30/2014). Loved by husband Bill, children Michael and Elise, Paul and Beth, Susan and Tom. Adored grandmother of Jennifer and Jon, Lauren and Corey, Jill and Andrew, Lisa and Emily. Cherished great grandmother of Elise, Madeleine and Olivia. A very special lady who was loved by all fortunate to have known her.
Published in Miami Herald on Apr. 13, 2014.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:03:06 AM

Obituary: William L. Collins '49
William Collins, 89, of Florida and New York (DOD 4/4/2014). Loved by his wife of 65 years Doris, who preceded him in death by a few days, his children Michael and Elise, Paul and Beth, Susan and Tom. Adored grandfather of Jennifer and Jon, Lauren and Corey, Jill and Andrew, Lisa and Emily. Cherished great grandfather of Elise, Madeleine and Olivia. Proud graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and Rensselear Polytechnic Institute. An accomplished Civil Engineer whose devotion and humor will be misse.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:00:36 AM

Obituary: Harvey R. Humphrey '48
Harvey R. Humphrey (Jack) died in San Diego, CA on March 29, 2014. He was 88 years old. A native of Washington, D.C., he attended McKinley Tech High School and Bullis Prep School before entering the United States Naval Academy. Upon graduating in June 1948, he served in the U.S. Navy Supply Corps with tours of duty in Key West, FL, the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, San Juan, Puerto Rico, University of North Carolina ROTC in Chapel Hill, NC, Norfolk, VA, Washington, DC, and finally San Diego wh.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7:07:14 PM

Obituary: Cecil L. George '43
Cecil Lloyd George, age 93, of Canton, passed away on April 20, 2014. He was born May 22, 1920, in Deshler, Ohio, to the late John and Laura George. Cecil was a veteran of the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific Fleet where he served as a Lieutenant. He graduated from University of Michigan with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and attended Bowling Green State University and the U.S. Naval Academy. Cecil began working for the Timken Company in 1946 as an Administrative Assistant and worked in Produ.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6:52:36 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Lou (John T. Straker '40)
Mary Lou STRAKER, 94, of Melbourne, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Arrangements by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Melbourne.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Apr. 1, 2014.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:14:22 AM

Obituary: John H. Baer '57
John Henry Baer (May 23, 1935 - January 10, 2014)
John died on January 10, 2014. He was born May 23, 1935 in Hoboken, NJ, and was raised in Teaneck, N.J. He received a competitive Congressional appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated with the class of 1957. He was commissioned in the U.S. Marine Corps and served four years as an infantry officer and aerial observer stationed at Camp Lejeune and New River Air Station. During the 1960's and 1970's John pursued a varied career in engin.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 9:39:29 AM

Obituary: Ryan S. Read '01
Ryan Stephen Read, born April 28, 1979, departed this earth for his eternal home in heaven on March 28, 2014. Although it was heartbreaking to lose him so early in life, we take solace in knowing he touched many lives while he was here. His interests and gifts were many. His talent in athletics was a major part of his life and it started in preschool when he participated in his school's field day and won every first place ribbon. Early on he mimicked college and pro athletes he saw on television.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 8:26:06 AM

Obituary: Kurt J. Kammerer '83
Kurt James Kammerer
AGE: 53 • San Diego, CA, formerly of Willingboro
Kurt entered this life on November 3, 1960 in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, and entered into rest on March 25, 2014 at the age of 53 years in San Diego, California.
Devoted father of sons Kole & Konner (both of San Diego), beloved son of Allan & Doris Kammerer of Shamong, NJ, Kurt is survived by three brothers: Kevin Kammerer (Lorraine) of Shamong, NJ, Keith Kammerer (Brenda) of Avalon, NJ, Kris Kammerer (Joan) of Blac.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 8:16:01 AM

Obituary: William T. Carl Sr. '52
William T. Carl Sr., 85, of Wernersville, passed away April 18, 2014 in his residence.
He was the husband of the late Mary Jane (Tregea) Carl, who died Dec. 24, 2012. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late William F. Carl and Elizabeth (Smith) Carl-Keffer.
He was a 1947 graduate of Reading High School and a 1952 graduate of the US Naval Academy. He retired in 1978 after 31 years of service from the US Navy, retiring as a Commander, and having served in WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam.
He.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7:57:38 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Ann (James D. Hook '70)
Mary Ann Theresa Hook (nee Bowman), 64, of Riverside California passed away at home on Monday April 14, 2014, after a long illness. Mary Ann was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 22, 1949, to the late Marie V. Manager and Francis J. Bowman, Jr. She graduated from Catholic High School and completed a 3-year nursing program at Church Home and Hospital in 1970. Mary Ann married James D. Hook, a Naval Academy graduate, on June 4, 1970. Mary Ann was a Registered Nurse specializing in pediatrics. Sh.... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 18, 2014 1:13:12 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (George L. Charbonneau '52)
Elizabeth Mitzel Charbonneau, 84, formerly of Bedford, died Friday, April 11, at her son's home in Amelia Court House. She was the wife of Cmdr. George Leo (Clark) Charbonneau, USN Ret., who preceded her in death. The Charbonneaus lived and traveled worldwide, before settling into their home, Otter Bounds, in Bedford County. During her years in Bedford, Elizabeth was an outreach librarian at Bedford Public Library. Born Sarah Elizabeth Mitzel, in Baltimore, she was a daughter of the late Schall .... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 18, 2014 9:41:11 AM

Obituary: Holger G. Ericsson '63
Holger G. (Eric) Ericsson Jr. died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, with his family by his side. He was 73. Son of the late Nora Daily and Holger Gustav Ericsson Sr., he was born in Corona, Queens, N.Y., on Oct. 22, 1939. Raised in Brooklyn, as a teenager he served as an altar boy for Saint Phillips Episcopal Church in Manhattan, NY. Mr. Ericsson graduated from Brooklyn Tech, received a bachelor's degree in naval science from the United States Naval Academy, a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Fairl.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 1:19:12 PM

Obituary: James L. Fitzgerald Jr. '58
Cmdr James L. Fitzgerald, Jr., USN Ret., died at his home in Aiea, HI on March 30, 2014. He was born in Bay Shore, Long Island to James L. and Grace (Doyle) Fitzgerald, July 18, 1935. They moved to Syracuse when he was three.
He graduated from CBA where he was an All-City football player and from the US Naval Academy in 1958. He had a successful Naval career and retired after 25 years.
He was predeceased by his parents and by a brother, Michael K. Fitzgerald.
He is survived by his wife, Rebec.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:23:59 PM

Obituary: Robert L. Smith '55
Commander Robert L. Smith, USN (Ret.) passed away on 9 April 2014 from complications of pancreatic cancer. Robert was born in Burlington, NJ in April 1933, the son of the late Howard Victor Smith, Sr. and Edith K. Smith. Following a number of moves in the area during WWII, the family returned to Burlington, where Robert graduated from high school with the class of 1950. He completed one year at Rutgers University before receiving an appointment to the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He gradua.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:16:35 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Sarah (Michael M. Martin '64)
Sarah Repass Martin, 71, wife of Michael M. Martin, of Pinehurst beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter, died at home on March 26, 2014, after a 12-year battle with breast cancer. Sarah was born on July 4, 1942, in Charleston, W.V., to the late Rex and Genevieve Repass. She and Mike were childhood sweethearts, having been together since junior high school in Charleston and married immediately after he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1964. They toured the world their enti.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 14, 2014 5:39:33 PM

Obituary: Shepherd M. Jenks '49
On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Reverend Shepherd Martin Jenks, captain, U.S. Navy (retired), passed quietly from this world after a prolonged illness and complications related to Alzheimer's disease.
Shep was born in 1926, son of Christopher Martin Jenks and Frances (Phillips) Jenks. He was a person of great congeniality and humanity who dedicated his life to the service of others; first as a career naval officer, then as a deacon in the Episcopal Church.
He graduated from St. Albans School in .... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 14, 2014 1:44:16 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Linda (James A. Flynn '61)
Linda Ann Barfield Flynn (9/26/1941 - 4/10/2014) Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family after a long and courageous battle with COPD. Linda was born in Demopolis, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her mother Estelle McCauley Barfield, her father Arbra Andrew Barfield and her beloved brother Arbra Andrew "Andy" Barfield. She met her loving husband Jim 53 years ago in Baltimore, MD while he was attending the United States Naval Academy, and they married shortly after. She was devoted .... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 14, 2014 1:36:26 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Joanne (George E. Van '50)
Joanne Van, 86, of Augusta, KS, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Wichita, KS, after fighting cancer for over 25 years. She has been cremated and a memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church, Augusta, KS. Joanne was born in Ft. Morgan, Colorado, on July 17, 1927, to the late Frances (King) and Jerome Travis. She attended public schools in Fort Morgan and graduated from the University of Colorado in 1950. In 1951, she went to Hawaii with so.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:29:59 PM

Obituary: Rene R.C. LaSalle '57
LT. USN (Ret) Rene Robert Cavalier "Bear" LaSalle, passed away at home with Alzheimer's Dementia on April 10, 2014. He was 79. Bear was born in Bremerton, WA, April 9, 1935 to Harry and Mary LaSalle.
Bear grew up in Coronado where he developed his love of mischief, dry sense of humor and knack for finding adventure. When he wasn't being tormented (self-proclaimed) by his loving sister Mary Louise, he excelled at wrestling and football and finding less than truthful ways to explain to his mother.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 14, 2014 12:17:28 PM

Obituary: John R. Sullivan '55
Lt. Col. John R Sullivan of Boulder, Co passed away at home February 15, 2014. John was born in Lakewood, New Jersey to parents Elizabeth Ripley (Seattle, WA) and Emmett John Sullivan (Henderson, CO) and was the first of three children. With his father being a career U.S. Naval aviator, John was raised throughout the U.S., having attended 21 schools by the Seventh Grade. He graduated from high school in 1950 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. His childhood shaped John's ability to quickly make friends a.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:11:38 PM

Obituary: Bruce B. Lenz '63
Bruce B. Lenz passed away April 9, 2014 after a brief illness. He was born on March 14, 1941 in Evanston, Illinois to Lois Beatty Lenz and Donald Mayo Lenz. He grew up in Chicago and moved to upstate New York where he graduated from Skaneateles High School with honors. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1963 where he majored in electrical engineering. After graduation, he served in the Rickover Nuclear Submarine Program for seven years. While in the Navy, Bruce met.... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 11, 2014 1:32:42 PM

Obituary: Robert C. Binnion Jr. '50
Robert Charles Binnion, Jr., was born October 20, 1927, in San Marcos, TX, the son of Robert C. and Evelyn Schutts Binnion, the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schutts of Forth Worth, TX.
Mr. Binnion, a graduate of R. L. Paschal High School, Fort Worth, studied engineering at North Texas Agricultural College before receiving an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy, where he graduated with the class of 1950. Upon graduation he married his hometown sweetheart, Janie Cotten, and was assigned to de.... Click here to Read more

Friday, April 11, 2014 1:03:10 PM

Obituary: Richard M. Dagampat '59
Richard Manuola Dagampat, 79, of Hacienda Heights, California, with his family by his side, peacefully passed away and went home to Our Lord, on April 1, 2014. He was born to the late Claudio Bagobe Dagampat and Anna Keala Kealoha Kekoi on November 22, 1934, in Los Angeles, California. Richard graduated from Belmont High School in 1953 and earned a B.S. in Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1959 and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Southern California in .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 10, 2014 4:32:14 PM

Obituary: Paul L. Weitfle Jr. '58
Paul LeRoy Weitfle, Jr., beloved husband of 55 years to Virginia E. (nee Halfpenny), devoted father of Bonnie J. Weitfle, Michael P. Weitfle, Kathleen M. (Martin) Schickel, Paul L. Weitfle, IV, Christopher J. (Maria) Weitfle, Jeanette M. (William) Burdick and Diane M. Weitfle, devoted grandfather of Kristine, Michael and Michelle Gehler, Elias, Sophia and Paul L. Weitfle V and loving brother of Jean (Harry) Madera. Passed away under the care of Hospice of Cincinnati on Monday, April 7th at the a.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 10, 2014 4:06:42 AM

Obituary: John J. Bailey Jr. '44
John J. 'Jack' Bailey, Jr. passed away peacefully with his wife at his side on April 7, 2014. Jack was born on January 14, 1921 in Chicago, IL. He met his lovely wife, Lolly (the former Loella Bansbach) in high school. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned an ensign in 1943. He served in WW II on the Battleship USS Alabama and later earned his Naval Aviator wings of gold.
Jack and Lolly were married April 2, 1945 and Lt. Jack Bailey was honorably discharged from the Navy in 19.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:57:02 AM

Obituary: Mark C. Frost '82
(Born: Mon., Apr. 21, 1958 Died: Sat., Jan. 25, 2014) Mark Christopher Frost, 55, died peacefully on Saturday, Jan 25, 2014 at his home in Pasadena, MD. Born to Margaret and Walter Frost, Mark was raised in Niagara Falls, NY, Tarpon Springs, FL, and Mobile, AL. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy ( USNA '82) and the Naval Nuclear Power School. He served aboard the Navy Nuclear Guided Missile Cruiser USS VIRGINIA, CGN-38. Mark married his college sweetheart, Kathleen Marie Farnett i.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 12:38:24 PM

Obituary: Prof Richard D. Mathieu
RICHARD DETWILER MATHIEU, Professor Emeritus, United States Naval Academy Richard Detwiler Mathieu, 87, of Ginger Cove in Annapolis, Md. died April 4, 2014 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center. Richard Mathieu was born June 23, 1926 in Trappe, Pa. to the late Percy and Gertrude Mathieu. He graduated from Collegeville/Trappe High School in 1944 and from 1944 until 1946 ,served in the U.S. Navyas an aviation ordinanceman. While attending Pennsylvania State University, he earned a B.S.(1952), M.S. (1.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 10:56:35 AM

Obituary: Arthur E. Wegner '60
Arthur E. Wegner died on Jan. 27, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. Art was born in Madison, Wis., in 1937 and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1960. After graduation, Art served as a nuclear submarine officer. He left active duty in 1967 to earn his MBA at Harvard. Art rose quickly through the corporate ranks and became President of United Technologies Corporation's Aerospace and Defense Sector, responsible for several operating companies including Prat.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 8:40:19 AM

Obituary: Charles W. Pittman Jr. '42
Capt. Charles W. Pittman, Jr., USN 94, of Winter Haven passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice Forsythe Center in Auburndale, due to natural causes. A native of Waycross, GA, born August 18, 1919 to Charles and Reba Pittman, Charles moved here 26 years ago from Jacksonville Beach, FL. He was a 1942 Annapolis graduate, retiring after 33 years as a Naval Aviator, which included service during World War II as a turret officer on the USS Nashville in the Doolittle Raid Ta.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:02:00 PM

Obituary: John H. Koach '49
Koach, Jack (June 20, 1925 - March 23, 2014)
Jack Koach passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, and is survived by his wife, Beverly, and 2 sons, Randy and Brad. Jack graduated from Sarasota High School in 1943 and went immediately into the Navy Aviation Cadet Program. He received an appointment to the US Naval Academy and graduated in 1949. Jack became a Navy carrier pilot, becoming commanding officer of the oldest fighter pilot squadron in the US Navy, during which time he received the Distinguis.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 07, 2014 1:08:19 PM

Obituary: Allen E. Reed Jr. '56
Allen E. Reed, Jr., beloved husband of Ellen (Gross) Reed, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of Allen E. Reed and Arline (Genthner) Reed. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter Susan R. Campbell and grandson Brendan Campbell of Mr. Pleasant SC, by his son Allen H. Reed and his wife Catherine and granddaughter, Sarah Reed of Bay St. Louis, MS, and by his son Matthew D. Reed of Sudbury, MA. Al is also surviv.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 07, 2014 12:50:30 PM

Obituary: Joseph Lederhaas '63
Captain Joseph Lederhaas, USN,Ret of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away April 3, 2014. Joe was an Austrian National who was born in Banjaluka, Yugoslavia and moved to Austria. He came to the USA in 1952 and became a US citizen and received a Secretary of Navy appointment to the US Naval Academy. He retired as a Captain and served with honor and pride. Joe received his MBA from the University of Chicago. His civilian career included being VP of HR for TIE Communications and also worked for Pfizer, .... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 07, 2014 9:49:40 AM

Obituary: Hans P. Loewen '16
HANS PAUL LOEWEN, 20 years old, a resident of Hampstead, NC, since 2006 and formerly of Idaho, Washington D.C., Wisconsin, Tennessee, and Rhode Island, died at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Born on January 8, 1994 in Fall River, MA, Hans was a 3rd Class Midshipman (sophomore) at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Because Hans was an organ donor, his spirit will continue to be a part of this earthly world as his vibrant organs and tissu.... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 04, 2014 7:08:29 PM

Obituary: Mrs. "Josie" Cross (Lawrence M. Amburgey '44)
Mary Josephine (Shipley) Cross - (June 27, 1923 - April 3, 2014)
Josie Cross, beloved wife and life companion of Richard Hunter Cross Jr. and beloved mother of Richard Hunter Cross III passed away quietly at Cedarfield on April 3, 2014. Josie was loved by friends, family and everyone at Cedarfield for her dauntlessly positive outlook on life, her girlish grace and for her wry, but always generous, sense of humor.
Her happiest years were those with Dick and Hunter in the fields of Virginia, run.... Click here to Read more

Friday, April 04, 2014 6:53:00 PM

Obituary: Richard S. Farrell '65
Richard Stephen Farrell, Commander, United States Navy (retired), 70, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to all who were blessed to have known him, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on March 31, 2014 in Collierville, TN. He was born in Glen Ridge, NJ, and grew up watching his father, Edward Farrell, play for the New York Yankees, which explains his lifelong passion for baseball. Richard graduated from the United States Naval Academy in June 1965. Followin.... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 04, 2014 6:16:46 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Louis B. Schmeltzer '45)
Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Schmeltzer, 87, died peacefully March 15 at home. The Memorial service will be held 9 a.m., Friday March 21, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to:Hospice of Chesapeake 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, Md. 21122. www.LastingTributesFuneralCare.com
Published in The Capital on Mar. 19, 2014.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 03, 2014 5:23:31 PM

Obituary: John G.B. Howland '64
John Gordon Brown Howland, 71, of Glenview, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 17, 2014. Born in Portsmouth, VA to Captain John B. Howland (USN) and his wife Diana (Gray), John grew up travelling the world with his Navy family. Though the Howlands always considered Rhode Island home, John lived briefly in Virginia, Florida, Hawaii, Rhode Island and New York. He recalled fondly the summers he spent at a small family cottage in Madison, CT. He also told stories of vacationing around.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 03, 2014 5:22:32 PM

Obituary: Robert R. Jefferson '50
Posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10:02 am
Coronado Journal & Eagle
Robert Ray Jefferson (August 5, 1927 – March 1, 2014 )
Born in Reno NV, Bob Jefferson grew up around the Sierra Mountains and the Nevada Desert. His family survived the Great Depression working on a ranch and promoting silver and copper mines in the area. Bobby, as he was known then, thrived, explored, hiked and camped and became an Eagle Scout. He worked while in high school at the Reno Herald distributing tickertap.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 03, 2014 3:52:37 PM

Obituary: Arvel J. Popp '62
ARVEL J. "JERRY" POPP - of the Rarity Bay Community, Vonore, TN passed away on March 31, 2014 at UT Medical Center. Jerry was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Lenoir City, TN. He was a graduate of the US Naval Academy. As a retiree of the US Navy, Jerry was a member of the USNA Alumni Association, avid gardener and golfer. He was preceded in death by his sister, Charlotte Lucas, and his parents. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Mary Popp; children Patty Smoak, Beth Cr.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 9:58:23 AM

Obituary: James B. Ramsey '60
James Burnley Ramsey, age 77, passed away peacefully at his home in New Albany on March 31, 2014. Jim graduated from the United States Naval Academy and was a Navy pilot for 20 years. He then worked for the State of Ohio for the next 27 years. After retirement he served as adjunct faculty at Columbus State. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Lee; his three children, Paul (Kim), Kirstin (Shane) Bangerter, and Courtney (Christian) Armstrong; seven grandchildren, Austin, Alexandria, Paige.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 9:58:23 AM

Obituary: Frank J. Dorsey '54
Frank J. Dorsey (Mar. 21, 1930 - Mar. 31, 2014) Former Danville Resident Frank passed away due to complications from Parkinson's disease on March 21, 2014. He was born in Butte, Montana on March 21, 1930 and spent his childhood in nearby Anaconda. He graduated from Anaconda High School in 1948, where he played basketball and football. He went on to Montana State on a 2 year football scholarship. He then received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, and graduated in 1954. He joine.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 9:58:23 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Cozy Lee (Gerald E. Peddicord '42)
Cozy Lee Peddicord, 88 of Pottsboro passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Texoma Medical Center. She was born on April 28, 1925 in Bells City, Missouri to Poe Robert and Mabel B. Clements Dyer. She married Gerald Peddicord on December 21, 1970 in Durant, Okla. Mrs. Peddicord was a food and beverage manager and a member of Lakeway United Methodist Church. Cozy loved doing estate sales and was the ultimate caregiver. A private memorial service will be held in Pottsboro and burial will take p.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 9:58:23 AM

Obituary: Rodney K. Burgess III '64
Rodney "Boy" Kealiimahiai Burgess III passed away on March 10, 2014 at age of 71. He was born on July 18, 1942 in Nuuanu, Hawaii. A graduate of Kamehameha School for Boys class of 1960, he was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, and attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa. A successful businessman and entrepreneur, Rodney Burgess was the President of several companies including RB Insurance Services, Inc., The Furniture Company Ltd., Interior Construction of Hawaii Inc., RB Fina.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 9:58:23 AM

Obituary: Norman P. Emerson '62
Norman Perry Emerson, 73, of Kennewick, passed away on March 28, 2014 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center. He was born in December 5, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA. At the age of 17, Norman entered the US Naval Academy and graduated in 1962. He was proud of his accomplishments while serving in the Navy. His personal awards include: Legion of Merit; Meritorious Service Medal with two Gold Stars; Navy Commendation Medal; Navy Achievement Medal; Navy "E" Ribbon with two "E" Devices. He was proud of his .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 9:58:23 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carole Ann (Thomas Kelley '75)
Carole Ann Kelley, age 58, of Dumfries, VA, passed away on March 20, 2014 surrounded by her family. Beloved daughter of Kenneth Earl and Norma Holroyd Taylor. Loving wife of 31 years to. Thomas C. Kelley. Adored mother of Megan E. Porter (Daniel) and Molly T. Kelley. Cherished grandmother of Alice Ann Porter. Dear sister of Kenneth Taylor (Elizabeth) and David Taylor. Also survived by her Nieces Kelsey and Emily Taylor.
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Monday, March 31, 2014 6:59:18 AM

Obituary: Robert P. Fletcher III '47
Robert P. Fletcher III, age 88, died on March 21, 2014 at Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community. Bob was born August 31, 1925 in Wilmington, Delaware, to Robert Poulson Fletcher, Jr. and Elizabeth Hastings Fletcher. Eight years later the family moved to the Chicago suburb of Glencoe, Illinois. Bob was in the Class of 1947 at the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1946. His naval service included duty as the electronics officer aboard the U.S.S. Miller (DD 535), flagship of the first s.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 31, 2014 5:03:31 AM

Obituary: William D. McKamey '17
WILLIAM DEAN McKAMEY- age 19, of Knoxville, met his Lord and Savior Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Baltimore Trauma Center. Will was a member of Grace Baptist Church. He was a freshman at the United States Naval Academy and a member of the Naval Academy football team in Annapolis, Maryland. Will graduated as salutatorian at Grace Christian Academy in 2013. He is survived by mother and father, Randy and Kara McKamey; brothers, Samuel McKamey, Reagan McKamey; sister, Olivia McKamey; special love, Eli.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 30, 2014 5:37:10 PM

Obituary: Andrew N. Pratt '70
Andrew Nichols "Nick" Pratt, Colonel, USMC (Ret.) passed away on December 28, 2013, at the age of 65. Nick passed peacefully, surrounded by his loving wife and adoring daughters, cancer-free and like he lived his entire life, with tremendous courage and dignity. Born in Bethesda, Maryland to Captain William V. Pratt II and Jean H. Pratt, Nick joined a long line of distinguished military service men and women. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1970, and was commissioned as a Se.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 30, 2014 5:32:43 PM

Obituary: Howard L. Hall '58
Lt/Col. Howard Lynn Hall, USAF (Ret.), 78, of North Phoenix, AZ passed away on March 25, 2014. He was born in Amherstdale, West Virginia. Howard graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. He served in the U.S.A.F. for twenty and a half years. During that time, he was a Navigator and served two tours in Vietnam where he earned the Bronze Star. He then worked in flight operations before being assigned for four years at The Citadel, The Military Coll.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 30, 2014 10:24:04 AM

Obituary: Robert F. Arnold '57
Robert Frank Arnold, 78, of Lakewood, CO passed away on November 13, 2013. Bob was born in Saratoga Springs, NY, December 24, 1934 to the late Leita and Frank Arnold. He graduated Saratoga High School in 1952 and received a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1957 from Annapolis Naval Academy. He served in the United States Air Force at Travis Air Force Base in California as a first lieutenant base engineer. At the conclusion of his full-time service he served as a Captain for the Air Force Reserve..... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 30, 2014 10:13:37 AM

Obituary: Jeremiah A. Denton Jr. '47
Jeremiah A. Denton Jr., a retired Navy rear admiral and former U.S. senator who survived nearly eight years of captivity in North Vietnamese prisons, and whose public acts of defiance and patriotism came to embody the sacrifices of American POWs in Vietnam, died March 28 at a hospice in Virginia Beach. He was 89.
The cause was complications from a heart ailment, said his son Jim Denton. Adm. Denton was a native of Alabama, where in 1980 he became the state's first Republican to win election to .... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 28, 2014 2:36:47 PM

Obituary: Robert B. McNatt '47
Robert Burroughs McNatt, born in Washington State December 25, 1922, and raised in Clinton Missouri. Bob attended the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in the Class of 1947. Bob married local Annapolis girl Katherine Ridout and raised four lovely children, Mary Lauren Walters, Sallie Brinkley, Tobin McNatt and James F. McNatt (now deceased). Following the death of his wife Kit, Bob married Frances Allen Isabella, and also embraced her three children Terri, Tom and Chris Isabella. Also surviving a.... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 28, 2014 1:19:39 PM

Obituary: David C. Clegg '37
David Cardon Clegg, 99, of Plantation, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. He was a native of Ogden, Utah, the son of William Daniel and Edna Mae Clegg. A 1937 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, David's forty-year career with General Telephone Company took him through Latin America and Italy installing communication systems and doing international business. David is survived by his four loving daughters, Lilly, Carol, Kathy, and Chris; eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grand.... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 28, 2014 11:23:07 AM

Obituary: Richard L. Sullivan '43
(June 13, 1921 - Mar. 09, 2014) Richard "Dick" Leo Sullivan was born June 13, 1921, in New York City, to Leo and Elise Sullivan and passed away March 9, 2014, after living a full and rewarding life. Dick graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (1942) and received a master's degree from Stanford University (1949). Dick served in active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific during WWII and in the Korean War, retiring in 1962 as a lieutenant colonel. He received the Silver Star and two.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 27, 2014 1:30:57 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Muriel (Gordon B. Williams '38)
Muriel M. Williams of Bremerton (Nov. 13, 1918 to Feb. 18, 2014)
Muriel Lorraine McMillan was born in San Francisco on November 13, 1918; grew up in Long Beach, California; studied at Long Beach City College and the University of Hawaii. In 1940 she married a young naval officer, Gordon Williams.
Muriel moved numerous times, creating a warm and loving home wherever she went, adding new friends to those she kept from childhood. In their later years Muriel and Gordon enjoyed travels to many dest.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:59:01 AM

Obituary: Michael P. Gembol '69
Michael P. Gembol, energy specialist
Michael P. Gembol, 66, an energy specialist and a past adviser at Advanced Engineering Associates International Inc. in Washington, died March 7 at a Hospital in Fairfax County, Va. The cause was brain cancer, said his daughter, Ktimene Axetell.
 
Mr. Gembol was hired by Adm. Hyman G. Rickover, the "father" of the nuclear Navy, to work as a navigator in the Navy’s nuclear submarine program from 1969 to 1979. A native of Ross, Calif., he settled .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 7:45:31 AM

Obituary: Henry A. Eimstad Jr. '44
Henry Arthur "Hank" Eimstad, Jr. (July 18, 1920 - March 20, 2014)
He was born on July 18, 1920 to Henry Arthur Eimstad, Sr. and his wife, Barbara in Butte, Montana. He spent most of his early years in Portland, Oregon. He joined the Boy Scouts and achieved their highest honor when he reached Eagle Scout in 1936. Hank graduated from Lincoln High School in 1938.
Upon graduation, he enlisted in the Navy and served on the USS California before receiving a congressional appointment to attend the Un.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 7:03:39 AM

Obituary: Frederick W. Smith '87
(August 1, 1964 - March 18, 2014) Frederick W. Smith (Fritz) was born on 1 August, 1964 in Hartford, CT. He earned his Eagle Scout award in Virginia while attending Woodson High School, graduating in 1982. He attended Mercersburg Academy and was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with the class of 1987. As president of the debate team, he participated in the World Championships in Dublin, and later received the Jewish War Veterans Debate Prize. He was also awarded the Heflin Award for leadersh.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 2:21:48 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Gloriah (Maurice A. Enderle '52)
Gloriah Stell Enderle,wife of Al Enderle, left for heaven early Tuesday morning March 4, 2014. She was born in Redlands on July 10, 1936. Her parents were Glenn and Lalla Stell. She graduated from Pomona High School. From there she entered the business world and became the first female banker in Southern California. Later she entered the cosmetic industry. She was responsible for all of Southern California. Later she became a top level representative for Prince Matchabelli, Revlon and Max Factor.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 23, 2014 1:43:52 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara Jo (James E. Hancock '60)
BARBARA JO HANCOCK of Springfield, VA, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the age of 77 after a battle with cancer.
Born January 26, 1937 in Fairmont WV she attended Fairmont State College. While a teacher in Annapolis she met and married Capt. James E. Hancock (USN Ret.), her husband of 54 years. They moved to Springfield in 1976 where she continued her teaching at Washington Irving Middle School, passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students. Barbara and Jim have bee.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 21, 2014 5:16:52 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Bess (John S. Slaughter '37)
On March 20, 2014 Bess Brewster Slaughter beloved wife of Capt. John Sim Slaughter, USN (Ret); dear mother of Dr. John S. Slaughter and his wife Margo, Anne S. Kern & Mary Frank Slaughter; dear grandmother of Jamie Polhamus, Carly Koopman, David and Franny Legge, John and Patrick Kern, Natalie Wilkerson, Julia and Emaline Gray. Also survived by 11 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the family-owned MITCHELL-WIEDEFELD FUNERAL HOME INC., 6500 York Rd., (at Overbrook) on Sunday from 2-5 P.... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 21, 2014 5:04:25 AM

Obituary: Roy J.S. Swanberg I '67
Roy John S. Swanberg I
April 23, 1945-December 27th, 2013
~ (Finally opted to peek around the NEXT corner) ~
Peacefully passed away on December 27th, 2013, at the age of 68, in Seattle Washington.
Graduated from Bellevue High School. Roy was accepted to the US Naval Academy, where he graduated in 1967 with honors and became a Navy Pilot. Roy was active during Vietnam, off the USS Kitty Hawk. After serving his country with the military, he shifted professions and sold life insurance. Roy was .... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 21, 2014 5:02:58 AM

Obituary: Joseph A. Robitaille Jr. '67
On March 6, 2014 Joseph Adelore Robitaille, Jr (Rob) passed away in McKinney, Texas at the age of 70 due to complications arising from emphysema. Rob was born on October 5, 1943 to Thelma Mae and Joseph Adelore Robitaille, Sr in Sioux Falls, South Dakota where he spent his childhood.
As a young child Robby's father often took him on Sunday afternoon car rides, where they would grab an ice-cream cone and sit at the end of the runway watching the airplanes take off and land. Thus began his childh.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 21, 2014 4:46:23 AM

Obituary: Guy H. Stevens Jr. '69
Guy "Steve" H. Stevens, Jr., 66, of Granville, beloved husband of Sandra (Teed) Stevens, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at home in Granville. Born in Augusta, ME to the late Guy, Sr. and Phyllis (Gallagher) Stevens, he was raised in Randolph, ME and has been a Granville resident for 22 years. Steve graduated valedictorian from Gardiner Area High School in 1965 and was appointed by Margaret Chase Smith to attend the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis graduating in 1969. He.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 2:41:19 PM

Obituary: Norman M. Tonkin '51
NORMAN M. TONKIN, March 15, 2014, of Rydal. Husband of Diane (nee Siris); father of Sally (William) Hines and William (Jane Budimir) Tonkin; grand-father of Elizabeth, Katherine and Samuel Hines. Norman was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis. He spent his career at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith, Inc. retiring as a managing director. Memorial Services were previously held. Contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 2:22:52 PM

Obituary: Donald H. White '73
Donald Hobart White, 62, of Crawfordville, Fla., passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee, Fla., following a short illness. Born August 20, 1951, in Welch, W.Va., Don was a 1969 honor graduate of Welch High School. Upon graduation, he received an appointment to the United States Navel Academy in Annapolis, Md. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1973 with degrees in aeronautical and mechanical engineering. After serving in the United States Na.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 11:47:51 AM

Obituary: William E. Tarvin '76
W. Edward Tarvin, 60, died Monday, March 10, 2014, from complications during heart surgery at a Fayetteville, Ark., hospital. He was a private-practice attorney for the Tarvin Law Firm in Fayetteville. He was a member of the bar associations of Washington County, Benton County, Ark., and Oklahoma, and was licensed to practice in state and federal district courts in both states and before the U.S. circuit courts of appeals for the Sixth District and for the Tenth District. Tarvin was born Oct. 26.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 11:03:37 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Helen (Philip A. Meurer '58)
HELEN DONNAN WEISNER MEURER (Nov 4, 1936 - Feb 16, 2014)
Helen was born in Gray Court, South Carolina as the eldest child to Ned and Janie Weisner. Her father was a welder and the family traveled as his occupation required, staying in Gray Court, SC when he traveled overseas. As a younger girl, she enjoyed dancing. The family eventually settled in Lancaster, SC. While in elementary school, she wanted to be a journalist. She was active in the 4-H club, winning the State 4-H award for an entomolo.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:44:43 AM

Obituary: Otto C. Rath '50
Otto Campbell Rath, 86, of Bella Vista went to live with the Lord on March 5, 2014, in Bentonville. He was born Jan. 1, 1928, in Deming, N.M., the son of Miles Emil and Jimmie Waunita (Webb) Rath. Otto was a Geologist for Exxon USA. He was a member of the Bella Vista Christian Church. He attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and graduated from the University of Oklahoma. He is survived by his devoted wife of 64 years, Ida Catherine (Goodwin) Rath; his daughter, Debra K.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 8:16:43 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Patricia (Robert L. McLane '72)
Patricia "Pat" (Coffey) McLane On the evening of Feb. 24, 2014, Pat McLane passed away peacefully at the Bailey Family Center for Caring in Saint Augustine, Fla. Pat's husband of 41 years and dear friends from Memphis, Tenn., were at her bedside when she lost her two-year battle with cancer. She couldn't quite stay for the arrival of her fourth grandchild, Patrick, two days later. But she was able to say goodbye to her two sons, their wives, and the three grandchildren whom she loved beyond word.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 7:02:23 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (William Carl Travis '46)
Mary Travis was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, loving wife, creative mentor to those who listened, source of semi-rational thought, delightful company, avid supporter of all those under her wing, and a close friend and confidant to her four sons. She usually had an opinion on most topics and could carry the conversation when needed. Her relationship with her husband, Carl was an inspiration to all around her because everyone knew at a glance that they were very much in love, soul mates w.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 16, 2014 9:55:53 PM

Obituary: John S. Marshall '64
December 14, 1939 - March 11, 2014
John S. Marshall fought a courageous battle with cancer and entered the gates of heaven on March 11, 2014, at the age of 74. He was born in Los Angeles, California in 1939 and graduated from Sherman High School in 1958. Son of Virginia and John L. Marshall, he was the eldest of 3 siblings, and 2 step-brothers; he grew up on his family's farm in Sherman, TX. John attended Austin College in 1958 and then entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1960.
When John finishe.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 16, 2014 5:47:17 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Therese (Perry W. Johnson Jr. '42)
Our Hawaiian flower, Therese (Terry) Johnson Scott passed into the hands of our Lord on March 6, 2014 after enjoying a rich and full life of 95 years on earth. One of her friends penned this thought, "A blossom on earth, now a flower in Heaven."
She was born in Brownfield, Texas, November 27, 1918. Her father "Daddy Jim" Gamble was a building contractor and her mother "Mama Dink" (Ida Gamble) was a music teacher and all around Renaissance woman. After two years of college, Terry moved to Califo.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, March 16, 2014 3:10:58 PM

Obituary: Walter B. Hocker '54
WALTER B. HOCKER "Mick" 1930 ~ 2014 On March 13, 2014, Mick passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family. Mick was born in Portland, Maine, on October 8, 1930. He graduated from Kyoto American High School, Kyoto, Japan, the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, and Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California. He retired with the rank of Captain. He also worked as an analyst for the Scientific Branch of Naval Intelligence. While at his winter home in Virginia, Mick worked .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 16, 2014 2:22:00 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Judith (William L. Haygood '54)
Judith Dale (Engel) Haygood, age 81 of Beavercreek, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, she graduated from the Seton High School and the College of Notre Dame. She won the Atlantic Monthly Scholarship in 1954. Mrs. Haygood held a Master's degree in English from the Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Vermont. Mrs. Haygood also graduated from the Kettering College of Medical Arts. Mrs. Haygood taught English on the secondary level at schools in .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, March 16, 2014 2:13:12 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Alice (Robert S. Clark '49)
Alice Pushinsky Clark (Born February 3, 1923 ~ Died February 26, 2014) was a beloved member of the community. She lived in Falls Church for approximately 50 years and attended Idylwood Presbyterian Church until her move to The Virginian in Fairfax, Virginia in 2009. She is now with her husband Bob who passed in 1989. They married 3 weeks after meeting in 1949. She is survived by her sons Robert and his wife Jane of Delaware and Alan and his wife Jeanne Little of Virginia and her grandson Joseph .... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 14, 2014 11:02:10 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Joe D. Edwards '56)
8Feb14 - Dorothy Toon Edwards, died February 6, 2014. She was born on October 18, 1932 to Charles Milford and Mamie Gore Toon near Fulton, Ky. After graduating from Fulton High School in 1949, she worked first for the FBI, then with the Department of Defense and the IRS as a secretary. She married the love of her life, Joe Duke Edwards, in 1956, thus starting her second career as a Navy wife and mother to two sons, Jeffrey and Gregory. In 1990, she completed her lifelong goal of a college degree.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 13, 2014 6:43:47 PM

Obituary: James R. Olson '53
James Russell Olson, 83, formerly of Des Moines, Iowa, died peacefully at home Jan. 21 in the loving arms of his family in Anthem where he resided with his wife of 60 years, Marilyn Trotter Olson. A memorial service was held at the Anthem Veterans Memorial with a Patriot Honor Guard motorcade of Vietnam Veteran Motorcyclists, a VFW Honor Ceremony, gun salute and aircraft flyover in the missing man formation by the Warbird Squadron Twenty. Internment of his cremains will be held May 3 at Glendale.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 13, 2014 6:30:24 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Dawn (James O. Lyon '46)
Dawn Reynolds Lyon passed on to her Heavenly home Friday, February 28, 2014. Dawn was born September 5, 1928 to Consul Conger and Daphne Reynolds in Stuttgart, Germany. Her father was Consul to Germany and her mother was a concert pianist. When they returned to the United States just before World War II, they lived in Chicago, Ill. While growing up, Dawn often enjoyed visiting one of her father's farms. She attended Beloit College where a friend introduced her to James Lyon, a recent graduate of.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 13, 2014 5:56:36 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Donald B. Hente '53)


5Mar14 - BETTY JEAN HENTE, Age 85, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. She was born in Bono, AR on February 4, 1929, to Francis Jack LeMay and Maggi Buchannon. Betty moved to Baltimore at an early age. There she met the love of her life, Don at the Naval Academy. After Don told her that her Marine boyfriend was in Baltimore seeing another girlfriend he proceeded to convince her to go out with him. They made a loving life together for over 62 years. Although they moved frequently, Bett.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 13, 2014 8:29:07 AM

Obituary: Michael Scott Melton '85
9Mar14-Michael Scott Melton, 51, after a brave battle with cancer, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 6, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. Scott claimed this verse as his own: "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith", 2 Timothy 4:7.
Born February 26, 1963, in York, Alabama, he was the son of Wendell Melton and the late Gloria Langham Melton. He was a 1985 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, serving 5 years in the U.S. Navy. He was.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 13, 2014 2:44:05 AM

Obituary: David Stiller '57
12Mar14-David Stiller, a longtime Costa Mesa resident known for his decades of service on a variety of city committees, has died. Stiller had been having health troubles for several weeks and died of natural causes at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital about 1 a.m. Sunday, his family said. He was 78.


At the time of his death, Stiller had been serving on three city groups: the Finance Advisory and Fairview Park Citizens Advisory committees and the Costa Mesa Senior Center board of directors.&.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 9:17:46 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Audrey (Charles H. Kruse Jr. '53)

4Mar14 - Audrey Louise Kruse, 83, passed into the loving arms of her Lord on Monday, February 24, 2014. Audrey was born to the late William and Louise Klod on January 3, 1931 in Weehawken, NJ. Although she spent the last 10 years in Virginia, New Jersey was always home to her. She was predeceased by her two brothers, a sister, a son, and her husband, LCDR Charles H. Kruse, Jr (married 6/7/53-2/20/63). She was a devoted Navy widow. She was a member of St Michael Lutheran Church in VA Beach, VA;.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 8:29:17 AM

Obituary: Marvin D. Tower Jr. '61
23Jan14 - CDR Marvin Darold Tower Jr., USN Ret., 74, of Parsons died at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. He had been ill the past month.He was born July 31, 1939, on the Tower family farm near Labette City to Marvin D. Tower Sr. and Gertrude (Wright) Tower.He really preferred to be called Darold, especially when he visited and eventually settled in Kansas.As a boy, he was active in 4-H, showing cattle and pigs. He completed his first eight years of education with M.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 10, 2014 3:10:02 PM

Obituary: Mrs. MaryJo (Charles L. Harris '35 & William H. Hazzard '35)


26Feb14 - Mary Josephine (Davis) Harris-HazzardMaryJo was the daughter of Howard W. Davis and Marion L. (Smith) Davis and grew up in the City of Los Angeles where her father, in business as a realtor, was a city assemblyman, president of the city council as well as special envoy to the California State Legislature. Her mother was a former kindergarten teacher.MaryJo graduated from high school at age sixteen in 1934 and attended the University of Southern California and the University of Pe.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 10, 2014 1:31:42 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Judith (Peter Conrad '53)


8Mar14 - Judith Coville Conrad Birth: 1932-08-11 in Washington, D.C.Residence: Leonardtown, MarylandDeath: Thursday, March 06, 2014SouthernMarylandOnlinehttp://somd.com/announcements/obits/report.php?rec=9156Judith Coville Conrad, 81, of Leonardtown, died peacefully at her home on March 6, 2014. She was born in Washington D.C., the daughter of the late Perkins and Emily Coville, and spent her youth in Arlington, Virginia. In 1953 she graduated from the Parsons School of Design in New York .... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 10, 2014 12:26:59 PM

Obituary: Harold Wakitsch '53


6Mar14 - HAROLD "MAX" WAKITSCH, LT. COL. USAF (RET), Age 85, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014. He is survived by his family; two sons, Pete Wakitsch and Scott Wakitsch and wife Sandra; two daughters, Karen Rivera and husband Jimmy and Sandy Mayne and husband, Jeremy; five grandchildren, MyraShea Wakitsch-Dunlap and husband David Dunlap, Nicole Rivera, Bethany Rivera, Kelsey Mayne and Abigail Mayne. Max was preceded in death by his wife, Sue, in 2013; his par.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 10, 2014 6:00:40 AM

Obituary: Richard D. Stout '58


26Feb14 - Richard D. Stout, 80, of Moline, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at his home. Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. There will be no services. Arrangements are being handled by Wendt Funeral Home in Moline. Memorials may be made to UnityPoint Hospice, 106 19th Ave., Suite 101, Moline, IL 61265. Richard Durward Stout was born in Carson City, Mich., on Nov. 15, 1933, to George D. and Lucile B. Baldwin Stout. In Greenville, Mich., on April 21, 1956, he married Shirley Jean B.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 07, 2014 8:26:41 AM

Obituary: Charles E. Seeger '52


15Feb14 - Former Claremont resident, Charles "Chuck" Edward Seeger died January 31, 2014 in La Verne. He was 83. Mr. Seeger was a retired captain of the United States Navy.Captain Seeger was born in Baltimore, Maryland on March 11, 1930 to Emil Carl and Freida Simon Seeger. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1952, he embarked on a long naval career, serving on various ships and as a senior instructor in the Weapons Department at the United States Naval Academy from 19.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 07, 2014 8:17:54 AM

Obituary: Robert W.G. Jones '53


21Feb14 - Robert W. G. Jones Retired Col. Robert William Germany "Bob" Jones, 82, of Lake of the Woods, Locust Grove, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Culpeper Health and Rehabilitation Center.Born in Petersburg to John Bolling Jones III and Frances Germany Jones, he lived the early years of his life in Monroe, La.Bob attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and retired as a colonel from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1979, after proudly serving his country for 26 y.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 07, 2014 8:15:00 AM

Obituary: Joseph P. Moorer '45


6Mar14 - VADM Joseph P. Moorer, USN (Ret), 91, died peacefully in his sleep on 26 February 2014 at his home in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. His wife, Eleanor, who passed away in 2005, predeceased him. He is survived by his two sons, Chuck and Randolph; daughter, Michelle; and four grandchildren. Admiral Moorer was born in Mount Willing, AL in 1922, and attended the Naval Academy graduating in 1944. His first assignment following graduation was aboard the USS Columbia (CL-56) conducting operation.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 07, 2014 5:08:53 AM

Obituary: Randolph F. Patterson '48


4Mar14 - Randolph F. Patterson (CDR, USN Ret.), 88, of Chambersburg, passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Menno Haven Nursing Home. Born September 17, 1925, in Norfolk, Va., he was the son of the late Harvey and Wydie Webb Patterson. A graduate of the Naval Academy, Randy went on to dedicate over 21 years of service to the Navy, retiring in 1968. He was an active community member, volunteering in various capacities and working with the Wounded Warrior Project. Randy was an avid fly fis.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 07, 2014 4:55:56 AM

Obituary: Kenneth M. Treadwell '48


5Mar14 - KENNETH MYRON TREADWELL of Pittsburgh, age 89, on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Ken was a loving husband and father. He was a graduate of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA. He is survived by his son-in-law, Alan Eugley; and his grandchildren, Elizabeth and Seth Eugley, all of West Port, CT. Arrangements by BEINHAUERS. A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Hickman Chapel at Asbury Heights, 700 Bower Hill R.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 07, 2014 4:50:29 AM

Obituary: Terry L. Earheart '64


2Mar14 - Captain Terry L. Earhart, US Navy (Ret.), age 71, of Camp Hill, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Thursday, February 27, 2014. Terry was born September 6, 1942 in Jacksonville, FL.Terry was a graduate of the US Naval Academy and Harvard Business School. A veteran of Vietnam and having lived all over the world, Terry served for 24 years and achieved the rank of Captain. After retiring from the Navy, Terry became a Professor at Messiah College. In his 22 years .... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 03, 2014 11:33:52 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Camilla (Richard Clinite '49)


28Feb14 - Camilla Smith Clinite Hill (Apr. 19, 1928 - Feb. 8, 2014) Resident of Montclair She was born in Chicago, Illinois, to the Col. and Mrs. Willard Smith. Her mother Marion managed the Chicago Opera Company which imbued Camilla with appreciation of the arts. She traveled extensively with her parents and spoke French fluently. She attended Kent School for Girls in Denver, Colorado and later graduated from the University of Iowa. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority and named be.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 03, 2014 8:00:04 AM

Obituary: John H. Boyd Jr. '53


28Feb14 - JOHN HUNTLY BOYD, JR. CAPT, U.S. Navy (Ret.) On February 25, 2014 of Fairfax, VA. Huntly was born on December 12, 1931 in Wyandotte, MI to Dr. John H. Boyd and Pauline Kyte Boyd. He graduated from The U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. On January 28, 1956, he married Mary E. (Libby) Hogan. After serving on the USS Gainard and the USS John S. McCain, he earned a masters degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and the degree of Naval Engineer from The Massachusetts Institute o.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 03, 2014 7:52:51 AM

Obituary: Max Allen '14


27Feb14 - MAX ALLEN, 25, a Midshipman 1/C at the United States Naval Academy, was a victim of a fatal car accident on February 16, 2014. Born November 6, 1988 to CAPT Robert Allen USN (ret.) and Carmela Allen, Max was a graduate of Haverford High School in Philadelphia, PA. He was set to be designated as a Naval Aviator upon graduation this spring. Max is survived by his loving parents and sister "A.J." Friends are invited to pay respects to Max from 3 to 8 pm on Thursday, February 27, at .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 27, 2014 9:13:52 AM

Obituary: John N. Price '45


18Feb14 - John PriceThe Issaquah PressFebruary 18, 2014By ContributorAnother Angel joins Heaven…John Norbert Price was born in Effingham, Ill., on April 19, 1921, and lived 93 years, until Feb. 12, 2014.He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He earned a master's degree from Colorado College. After retiring as a U.S. Navy pilot, his second career was as a college administrator.John possessed a genuine talent for bonding with othe.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 27, 2014 8:34:29 AM

Obituary: Theodore P. Crane Jr. '59


26Feb14 - Retired Champion International and International Paper Executive, Theodore Poole Crane, Jr. passed away peacefully on February 23, 2014 in Birmingham, Alabama after a long illness. He was 77. He was predeceased by his parents Theodore Poole Crane and Florence Morrow Crane, and Essie Porter Crane.Mr. Crane is survived by his wife of 55 years, Barbara Adkins Crane, his son Theodore Poole Crane III (Tammy) of Montgomery Alabama, and his daughter Anne Lanier Crane Olmstead of Atlanta.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:46:17 PM

Obituary: Willis R. Denekas '38


25Feb14 - Commander Willis Raymond Denekas died peacefully of Alzheimer's Disease on Jan. 17th. He was a resident of Oak Trace in Downers Grove, IL and former resident for more than 40 years in Hinsdale, IL. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1938 and attained the rank of Commander during WVVII. After retiring from the Navy in 1960 he worked for 19 years at Argonne National Laboratory as a scientific administrator in the Solid State Science Division. He was preceded in de.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:41:38 PM

Obituary: William T. Marin '51


24Feb14 - Captain William Thomas Marin, USN Ret (Age 84) Of Annapolis, MD, died on Saturday, 22 February, at Sunrise Senior Living in Springfield, VA. Beloved husband for 57 year of the late Sherry McEwen Marin. Devoted father of three, William T. "Chip" (Kathy) Marin Jr. of Titusville, FL, Claudia M. Shull (Charles O'Riley) of Springfield, VA, and the late Johnathan A. Marin. He is the brother of Thomas (Joanne) Marin of Vienna, VA and brother-in-law of Kathy and Larry McEwen of San Franc.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 24, 2014 2:27:14 PM

Obituary: George H. Brenner '58


24Feb14 - GEORGE H. BRENNER, 78, a prominent area realtor since 1967, died February 20, 2014. He was the husband of Diane M. (Daigle) Brenner. Born in Cambridge, MA, he was the son of the late Ernest and Elinor (Schwartz) Brenner and step-son of the late Marsha Brenner. A graduate of Somerville High School and the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, Class of 1958, Mr. Brenner served in both the Marine Corp and the Navy during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was the owner of Brenner Realtors.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 24, 2014 7:39:16 AM

Obituary: John W. Davis Jr. '57


23Feb14 - John Weyman Davis, Jr. (Jack), 80, passed away from a stroke on February 13, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ. Jack was born in Athens, Georgia in 1933. He left us as he wished, surrounded by the love of his family. He graduated high school and enlisted in the Navy in 1951 from Stockton, CA where he attended the Naval Academy Prep School at Bainbridge for a year prior to entering the Naval Academy with the Class of 1957. Jack served a distinguished naval career as a fighter pilot and commandi.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 24, 2014 7:19:36 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Irene (John W. Harvey '50)


22Feb14 - Irene Harvey, 87, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Walter and Helene Nagorski, Irene graduated from Frankford High School and Frankford Hospital School of Nursing. In 1950 she married her high school sweetheart, John "Wes" Harvey, a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. Wes Harvey was the Commanding Officer of the USS THRESHER SSN 593 when she was lost at sea on April 10, 1963. Irene was a devoted Navy wife.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 24, 2014 7:08:45 AM

Obituary: Michael J. Keane '75


21Feb14 - Michael Joseph KEANE, 60, was called home by his loving Creator Feb. 19, 2014, after complications from an illness. Michael was the son of Hugh and Theresa Keane, and the oldest of six children Patti, Mary, Kevin, Brian, and James. After starring as a varsity football and baseball athlete at East Longmeadow High School in Massachusetts, Michael received an appointment to and attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD from 1970 to 1972. He graduated with a Bachelor .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 24, 2014 6:59:42 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Helen (Philip Muerer '58)


20Feb14 - HELEN DONNAN WEISNER (Nov 4, 1936 - Feb 16, 2014)Helen was born in Gray Court, South Carolina as the eldest child to Ned and Janie Weisner. Her father was a welder and the family traveled as his occupation required, staying in Gray Court, SC when he traveled overseas. As a younger girl, she enjoyed dancing. The family eventually settled in Lancaster, SC. While in elementary school, she wanted to be a journalist. She was active in the 4-H club, winning the State 4-H award for an en.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 24, 2014 6:38:43 AM

Obituary: Leo E. Therrien Jr. '58


19Feb14 - Leo Ernest Therrien Jr., 78, of North Stonington, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London.Leo was born on April 6, 1935, in Coos Bay, Oregon, the son of the late Leo E. and Helen Therrien.He was married to Dorothy Ann Bailey on June 7, 1958, in Newport, R.I.Leo attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating in 1958, with a bachelor of science degree followed by serving proudly in the Navy for over 21 years, both on surface.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 3:54:20 PM

Obituary: John R. Welsh '42
5Feb14 - Captain JOHN ROBERT WELSH U.S. Navy (Ret.) (Age 95) Passed away on August 28, 2013. Born September 13, 1917, he grew up in Sarver and Freeport, PA.
 
He graduated in the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1942 shortly after Pearl Harbor was attacked in December 1941. After commissioning, he served in destroyers during World War II. Participated in the Philippines and Aleutians Campaigns, including early attacks on the Japanese Islands. In May 1945, he was serving as Executive Officer a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 5:01:25 AM

Obituary: John E. Hoch Jr. '53
9Feb14 - CAPTAIN JOHN EMERSON HOCH, JR., USN (Ret.), died peacefully with his family by his side in Annapolis, MD on December 27, 2013 after suffering respiratory failure from pneumonia. "Jack" was born on 13 April 1929 in Brooklyn, NY, to Captain John Emerson Hoch, USN (Ret.) and Alice Miller Hoch. In 1947, Jack graduated from Moorestown Friends School in Moorestown, NJ. After two uninspiring years as a civilian at Rutgers, Jack excitedly accepted an appointment to USNA. Commissioned on June 5,.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 4:58:03 AM

Obituary: Raymond R. Betcher Jr. '57
14Feb14 - Raymond Robert "Bob" Betcher, Jr. (October 8, 1934 - February 11, 2014)
Raymond Robert "Bob" Betcher, Jr., age 79 of Biloxi, Mississippi, passed away February 11, 2014 at Tennova Residential Hospice in Knoxville, TN. He attended Our Lady of Fatima Church; a graduate of United States Naval Academy Class of 1957 and served in the United States Air Force until 1965. He retired from Naval Oceangraphic. He was an avid sailor, and he enjoyed fixing all things with his hands.
 
Prece.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 4:56:13 AM

Obituary: John R. Boardman '55
15Feb14 - John Robeson Boardman, 82, of Madison, Mississippi, died in his sleep on February 11, 2014. He was born on April 29, 1931, in Marietta, Georgia, to William Kilbourne Boardman, Jr., and Mary Clark Robeson Boardman. John was a 1955 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He was on active duty for four years and was subsequently in the Naval Research Reserve for fourteen years. In 1957 John married the former Martha Richards Robeson of Newport News, Virginia. From 1959 until 1980 they lived i.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 4:38:54 AM

Obituary: Stewart F. Hancock Jr. '46
12Feb14 - Stewart F. Hancock Jr., a former Syracuse lawyer who served for eight years on the state's highest court, the Court of Appeals, died February 11, 2014. He was 91.
Judge Hancock started his legal career at Hancock Estabrook, LLP, the Syracuse law firm founded by his grandfather, Theodore E. Hancock. Judge Hancock served for 15 years on the state Supreme Court and its Appellate Division before Gov. Mario Cuomo in 1986 appointed him to the Court of Appeals in Albany.
Following his servi.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 4:34:11 AM

Obituary: Johnstone M. Scott '67
16Feb14 - Johnstone Moore Scott (March 31, 1944- February 8, 2014)
John was born March, 31, 1944 in Washington D. C to Lucius Keene and Elizabeth Moore Scott. He was raised in Coronado, CA and moved to Littleton, NC in 1959. He graduated from Fishburne Military Academy in 1962 and the United States Naval Academy in 1967. He served three tours in Viet Nam. He earned his MBA from the University of Virginia's Darden School in 1974 and was in business in the paper and chemical industries until his .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 4:31:11 AM

Obituary: Ralph E. VanderNaillen Jr. '51


14Feb14 - Ralph Edward (Van) Vander Naillen, Jr., devoted husband and father, witty and brilliant gentleman, was born in Oakland, CA on February 21, 1930 and was raised in the San Francisco Bay area. Upon graduation from Lowell High School in June 1947, he entered the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He graduated and was commissioned as an Ensign in the U. S. Navy in June 1951. He then reported to flight training in Pensacola, FL and won his wings at NAS Corpus Christi in Dece.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, February 15, 2014 2:23:44 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (John R. Dunham '50)


9Feb14 - On Monday, February 3, 2014 Mary Dunham Nichols age 87 of Broadmead Retirement Community. Beloved wife of the late Donald H. Nichols and the late U.S. Air Force Captain John R. Dunham; devoted mother of Suzanne D. Fong and her husband Bobby; stepmother of Erik Nichols and Enid N. David; sister of Guinn Cooper and the late Junie Brannan; grandmother of Jonathan Fong and Colin Fong. A memorial service will be held at Broadmead Retirement Community, 13801 York Rd., Cockeysville, MD 2.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 13, 2014 7:09:51 PM

Obituary: Arthur C. Boensch '56
8Feb14 - Mr. Arthur Cranwell Boensch, known to all as "Cranny", age 80, of 908 Sandy Springs Circle, Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Thursday evening, February 6, 2014, at his residence. The Funeral Litany will be conducted 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, February 9, 2014 from St. Jude's Church, 907 Wichman Street, Walterboro. The Reverend Bob Horowitz and The Reverend Craige N. Borrett officiants. The Rite of Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery, Jefferies Boulevard, Walterboro. Born Novem.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 3:15:42 PM

Obituary: Daniel A. Driscoll Jr. '74


9Feb14 - Daniel A. Driscoll, Jr. (Dec. 19, 1950 - Dec. 31, 2013)Dan Driscoll, 63, a resident of Novato, California, passed away at his residence on December 31, 2013. Dan was born in San Francisco, California, on December 19, 1950, to Daniel A. and Elizabeth (Roche) Driscoll. He grew up in San Francisco and graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory in 1969 where he excelled in sports. Dan then went on to the U. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. Dan graduated from Annapolis in 1974. Duri.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 07, 2014 9:02:47 AM

Obituary: Arthur H. Cummings '46


2Feb14 - ARTHUR H. CUMMINGS, Capt., US Navy (Ret.), On January 30, 2014 of Fort Belvoir, VA. Survived by wife, Eva; children, John, Monica, Howard, Daniella and Michael; and by six grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr., Alexandria, VA on Thursday, February 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery on a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 1120 G Str.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 06, 2014 5:37:29 PM

Obituary: Angus Macaulay '51


5Feb14 - Angus Macaulay, of Charlottesville, died on Friday, January 31, 2014, at his home. He was born on September 7, 1928, in Norfolk, Virginia, to the late Rear Admiral and Mrs. W. S. Macaulay. He leaves his wife of 58 years, Holly Hartung Macaulay; a daughter, Holly Macaulay Casey and her husband, Edward J. Casey Jr., and their children, Edward J. Casey III, and Holland Casey; sons, Angus Philip Macaulay of St. Petersburg, Florida, Richard Scott Macaulay and his wife, Molly, of Vail, .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 06, 2014 4:11:15 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Shirley (Richard F. Drake '50)


5Feb14 - Shirley Jean Henke Drake of Muscatine died Jan. 26, 2014. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church. The Rev. Gary MacManus of Grace Lutheran Church and Pastor Shelley Nelson of New Era Lutheran Church will officiate. Casket bearers will be Representative Dan Peterson, Representative Walter Conlin, Mr. Scott Ingstad, State Representative Tom Sands, Representative Jeff Kauffman and Mr. Gary McCullough. Honorary casket bearers will be Representative Betty .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 06, 2014 4:05:59 PM

Obituary: Frank J. Reh Jr. '68


5Feb14 - F. John Reh, Jr. was born on October 12, 1946 at Great Lakes Naval Station to Frank J. and Louise M. Reh and died in his sleep on January 22, 2014. John grew up at Navy bases in Illinois, Virginia, Connecticut, New York, Maryland, California, Washington, and Hawaii and attended the U.S. Naval Academy before graduating from the University of Washington with a B.S. in oceanography. After graduation, he lived in southern California, where he sailed aboard the Glomar Challenger, mappi.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 06, 2014 3:39:59 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (John H. Keatley '29)


5Feb14 - Mary Avery Dinsmore Keatley passed away peacefully on January 5, 2014, in Tallahassee, Florida. She was born to the late John and Mary Dinsmore on May 23, 1919, in Mississippi. She married John Hancock Keatley (U.S. Naval Academy 1929) in 1940 and is survived by two daughters, Avery Dinsmore Keatley, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Carol Keatley Norton, St. Simons Island, Georgia, as well as her long-time companion of 40 years Dr. William Carl Shiver of Tallahassee, Florida. Mary Keatley wa.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 06, 2014 3:25:40 PM

Obituary: George R. Robey Jr. '54


6Feb14 - Captain George Roscoe Robey Jr, USN (Ret) passed away on 27 January 2014, age 83 at Bethany Beach Delaware. He is survived by his loving wife, Audrey of 59 years; six children: Patrick M. Robey and wife Jean, Tampa FL; Thomas E. Robey and wife Karen, Boiling Springs, PA; Bridget A. Anderson and husband Pat, Reston, VA; Mary E. Ladd and husband Peter, Bel Air, MD; Marcelle E. Robey, Carlisle, PA; and George R. Robey III and wife Rebecca, Camp Hill, PA, 7 grand children; and sister .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 06, 2014 11:43:03 AM

Obituary: David M.B. Remick '11


6Feb14 - 1st Lt. David Mark Byrd Remick, 26, of Beaufort, S.C., formerly of Huntersville, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 3, 2014, at his home. He was born on Sept. 3, 1987, in Pulaski Co., Arkansas to Mark Alan Remick and Kathryn Byrd Remick. David was a 2006 graduate of SouthLake Christian Academy and a 2011 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He went on to serve our country as an officer in the Marine Corps., just completing a tour in Afghanistan. In addition to his parents, survivors .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 06, 2014 6:13:27 AM

Obituary: Paisley Boney III '50


6Feb14 - Paisley (Pete) Boney, III, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida from a ruptured aneurysm surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina on July 14, 1927, the son of Paisley Boney, Jr. and Allie Hill Boney, and grew up in Wallace, NC and later Greensboro, NC. Paisley graduated from Woodberry Forest School in Orange, Virginia in 1945 where he was Senior Prefect and winner of the Archer Christian Memorial Medal for character, .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 06, 2014 6:12:34 AM

Obituary: Calbraith P. Champlin Jr. '52


6Feb14 - Calbraith P. Champlin Jr. February 4, 2014, beloved husband of Joan (Dunn); dear father of Calbraith P. III (Mary Beth), Stephen M. (Mary), Patricia J., Todd A. (Vicci) and David M. (Beth) Champlin; dear grandfather of Courtney, Kerry, Kaeleigh, Meghan, Callie, Stephen, Andrew, Lindsey, Lauren, Alexandra; great-grandfather of Payson and Marleigh. Friends may call Sunday 2-6 PM at the PERNA, DENGLER, ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 1671 Maple Rd., Williamsville. Friends are invited to attend.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 1:30:33 PM

Obituary: Ira A. Hughey '57


2Feb14 - CDR Ira A. Hughey, USN (Ret), (Dec 26, 1932 - Jan 31, 2014), Bellevue, NE. A 1957 Graduate of the US Naval Academy. He served as a Naval Aviator 21 years and was a distinguished Veteran of the Vietnam War. Preceded in death by parents, George and Becky Hughey. Survived by wife, Mary; daughter, Martha and husband Robin Kinney; son, Ira and wife Christine Hughey; grandson, Sean and wife Sarah Kinney; great grandson, Charlie Kinney; sister, George Ann and husband Bill Garrison; .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 03, 2014 12:19:50 PM

Obituary: John J. Reilly '60


2Feb14 - John J. "Jack" Reilly, 76, of Skillman, N.J., passed away at Foothill Acres Nursing Home in Hillsborough, N.J.Funeral services will begin Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 9:30 a.m. in the Kimble Funeral Home, 1 Hamilton Ave., Princeton, N.J., followed by a 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Charles Borromeo, 47 Skillman Road, Skillman, N.J. 08558. After a private cremation, Jack's remains will be placed, at a later date, in the columbarium at the U.S. Naval Academy in A.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 03, 2014 11:49:41 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marilyn (Dudley H. Adams '39 & Alfred B. Metsger '31)


3Feb14 - MARILYN CARTER ADAMS METSGER (Age 90), A long-time resident of Arlington, VA, passed away peacefully on January 30, 2014 in McLean, VA, while surrounded by loving family. Born in Brooklyn, NY, on March 2, 1923, she grew up in Westchester County, NY. Marilyn, also known as Lynn, attended St. Lawrence University where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She worked for McCann Erickson at Rockefeller Center in NYC before her marriage to Commander Dudley Hale Adams (USNA '3.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 03, 2014 11:02:40 AM

Obituary: Donald B. Davis '81


31Jan14 - Rev. Donald Bobby Davis, 54, of 323 Workman Avenue died Thursday, January 30, 2014 peacefully in his sleep at his home.He was born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and was a native of Lexington, S.C. He was the son of Bobbie Ross Davis of Lexington and the late Leo Davis. He currently was Director of Development of BethanyKids Mission Organization which benefits disabled children in Kenya, Africa. Rev. Davis was a graduate of North Greenville University where he received his master's a.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 31, 2014 10:58:21 AM

Obituary: Thomas J. Bigley '50


31Jan14 - Vice Admiral Thomas Joseph Bigley, USN (Ret.), 86, passed away on January 27, 2014, at The Johnson Center at Falcon's Landing, Potomac Falls, VA, from complications of pneumonia. A graduate of the Class of 1950, U.S. Naval Academy, he was born in Everett, Massachusetts on September 16, 1927, the son of Mary Burns Bigley and William Charles Bigley. He was preceded in death, in March 2000, by his wife of nearly 50 years, Ann Harrington Bigley of Washington, DC. He is survived by hi.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 31, 2014 10:31:38 AM

Obituary: Joseph M. Zurlo III '81


31Jan14 - (Joe/Jay) LT COLONEL USMC (Ret.) Lieutenant Colonel Joseph M. Zurlo, III, USMC, Ret., passed away January 23, 2014 in Sterling, Virginia at the age of 54. Joe was born in Bethesda, MD and raised in West Chester, PA. He attended the United States Naval Academy in 1977 where he earned a BS in Engineering. After graduation and Marine Corps Commissioning in 1981, he was stationed in Jacksonville, NC followed by a tour at Marine Corps Air Base Iwakuni, Japan. After an assignment at Ma.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 31, 2014 10:27:52 AM

Obituary: Roy R. Grayson '49


31Jan14 - CAPT Roy R Grayson, USN (Retired), U. S. Naval Academy class of `49, passed away in Lamar, Missouri on Jan 27, 2014 from pneumonia at age 88. Roy was born in N. Little Rock on Dec 30, 1925. Preceding him in death are: his wife of 46 years, Carolyn Howard, his second wife of 10 years, Mary Lester, his brother, Clyde Grayson, and his sister, Vivian Carr. Roy's hobbies were sailing, traveling, being helpful to his charities and to his church, and to the Gideons International group, .... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 31, 2014 10:21:18 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Pauline (Robert H. Gillock '43)


9Jan14 - Mrs. Pauline Kelly Gillock of Virginia Beach, VA, died Friday, January 3, 2014 at Westminster Canterbury, in Virginia Beach after a brief illness. The daughter of the late Robert M. and Winnie Brown Kelly, she was born in Mountain View, OK on November 23, 1917, and had lived in Virginia Beach since 1964. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State Teachers College in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Polly began her teaching career in Corpus Christi, Texas, where she met and married her husband, Rob.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 31, 2014 8:28:34 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Leah (Robert D. Wells '58)


30Jan14 - Leah Wells (1932-2014)Leah, age 81 ½, passed away peacefully at a local care center with her family by her side on Friday, January 24, 2014. Leah June Jensen Wells was born the third daughter to Clara and Lance Jensen on June 26, 1932 in Alliance, Nebraska. Moving to Idaho during the Great Depression, she grew up in New Plymouth and Fruitland, Idaho. She loved working outside with her father on his dairy farm. She graduated from Fruitland High School in 1950, where she was A.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 30, 2014 11:23:16 AM

Obituary: Charles W. Meyrick '49


30Jan14 - Charles Walter Meyrick (Jul. 18, 1925 - Jan. 22, 2014)Charles Walter Meyrick, 88, died of lymphoma January 22, 2014. Born in Wisconsin, Charles graduated from the Naval Academy then earned degrees from the Naval Academy Postgraduate School and MIT. After a 25 year Navy career, he worked for Raytheon Company where he managed the Sparrow missile program. In 1980, he joined Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory to work in satellite and biomedical engineering. His career included .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 30, 2014 10:37:36 AM

Obituary: Louis S. Pryor '56


29Jan14 - Louis Seel Pryor of New Canaan, CT, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at Norwalk Hospital after a long illness. Mr. Pryor was born to the late Commander Frank D. Pryor and Rosealice Seel Pryor on March 6, 1934, in Washington, D.C. He attended St. Alban's School in Washington, D.C. He spent two years at The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, and transferred to Yale University in 1955, graduating with a bachelor's of arts degree, magna cum laude in 1957. Upon graduation he was given a Cadet.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 5:46:25 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Evelyn (Donald L. Mehlhop '37)


29Jan14 - Evelyn C. Mehlhop, a longtime resident of Dennis, died at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea, MA, on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 with her loving family by her side. Born Evelyn Chapman in 1920 in Long Beach, CA, the oldest surviving child of Gladys and Stuart Chapman, she grew up in a house close to the Pacific Ocean. Visits to the beach were a regular feature of her childhood and formed the basis of a lifelong love of the sea. Evelyn graduated from high school in 1937 a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 5:37:50 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Clyde R. Welch '51)


10Jan14 - Nancy Welch, a Navy widow, mother of two sons, grandmother of four, retired Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor and Therapist, and, 46-year Coronado resident and active community member, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2013, at Sharp Hospital in Coronado. She was 82.Nancy was born June 9, 1931 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, the second daughter and third child of Alec and Annie Rodger. Nancy was the only child in her family not born in Scotland, and all her life she was fi.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 4:50:38 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Cecilia (Kenneth L. Anderson '44)


29Jan14 - (July 19, 1921 - January 14, 2014)Cecilia Anderson, a long-time resident of Coronado passed away at age 92 on January 14th in Dallas, Texas. She was born in San Francisco and spent her young life there. She moved to New York during the 1940s - finding employment as an insurance underwriter and later in advertising sales with Look magazine. In 1946, she married Naval Academy graduate Kenneth L. Anderson. They shared their lives until Kenneth’s death in 2000. They raised thre.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 4:43:06 PM

Obituary: J. Wesley Van Dorn '07


26Jan14 - Lt. J Wesley Van Dorn, 29, passed away as a result of injuries sustained during a training mission while piloting an MH-53E Sea Dragon off the coast of Virginia on January 8th, 2014. Wes was a devoted family man, and an example of strength and kindness to all who knew him. He will be remembered for his generous heart and the way he naturally drew people in. Wes's warmth and caring extended not only to his family, friends and fellow service members, but even to those he encountere.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 4:33:52 PM

Obituary: William M. Callaghan Jr. '49


12Jan14 - WILLIAM McCOMBE CALLAGHAN, JR. On Sunday, December 22, 2013, RADM William McCombe Callaghan, Jr. of Washington DC. Beloved husband of 60 years to the late Elizabeth Reidy Callaghan; devoted and loving father and grandfather of Bill, Chad and Carey, their spouses and nine grandchildren. Friends may call on Monday, January 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Joseph Gawler's Sons, Inc., 5130 Wisconsin Avenue, NW. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Blessed Sacrament, 3630 Quesada Stree.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 4:14:37 PM

Obituaries: Mrs. "Jo" (William E. Arnold Jr. '55)


29Jan14 - Mary Joyce "Jo" Richardson Arnold, age 81, of North Little Rock, passed away Jan. 27, 2014. She was born on Oct. 16, 1932, in El Dorado, Ark., the only child of the late Edgar and Lora Tull Richardson. She was also preceded in death by a son, Steven, who passed away at birth.She was a proud alumnus of Henderson State University and Hendrix College. In 1955 she reconnected with a date from her early college years who had just graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy. Six months later.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 2:08:13 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Sarah (Donald P. Hall '50)


12Jan14 - Sarah Cranford Hall passed away peacefully at home with family and friends on January 11, 2014. Mrs. Hall was born November 13, 1921 in Harris County, Georgia to Otis and Verna Cranford. She married RADM Donald P. Hall, USN (Ret.) on August 4, 1952. Mrs. Hall was a devoted Navy wife and mother for over 40 years before settling in Burgaw, NC in 1994. Mrs. Hall was predeceased by her husband; her brother, Lawton Cranford and her sister, Mildred Carroll. She is survived by her son, .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 2:04:56 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Penelope (Frederick Hahn '53)


15Jan14 - Penelope Frank Hahn, Age 68, of St. Marys, GA, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Shands of Jacksonville, FL. Born July 31, 1945, in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late Donald C. and Nita Elizabeth W. Frank. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frederick "Fritz" Hahn, Jr. Penny had resided in Camden County since 1994. She was a member of the Library board of the Three Rivers Regional Library System, St. Marys Public Library and a huge supporter of the St..... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 8:07:37 AM

Obituary: Ernest E. Allen '55


15Jan14 - Ernest Earl Allen passed away on January 4, 2014 at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Memorial services will be on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in State Center, Iowa. Private interment will follow the luncheon at Hillside Cemetery in State Center. Memorials will be divided between the Ernest Allen West Marshall Foundation Scholarship and the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. For more information or to send a condolence please visit.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 27, 2014 1:58:42 PM

Obituary: George W. Graves Jr. '40


15Jan14 - George Wallace Graves Jr., known as Mike, of Roanoke, died Monday, January 13, 2014 at Pheasant Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was 95. Born in Norfolk, the son of the late Mary Leona Graves and George W. Graves Sr., he attended schools in Norfolk and elsewhere. In a national competition, he won a presidential appointment to the U. S. Naval Academy; he completed his undergraduate education at the College of William and Mary. A fighter pilot in World War II, he was sta.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 27, 2014 1:48:24 PM

Obituary: Robert F. Arrigan '56


8Jan14 - HONORABLE ROBERT F. ARRIGAN of Cliff Drive, former Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court, passed away on December 26, 2013 at his home in Juno Beach, FL. He was the beloved husband of Joan C. (Selwyn) Arrigan for 51 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Leo E. and Antoinette M. (O'Connell) Arrigan, Sr., and was the beloved father of the late Robert Paul Arrigan; loving brother of Frederick J. Arrigan and his wife Frances of Warwick and the l.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 27, 2014 1:19:38 PM

Obituary: Robert Taylor '91


26Jan14 - Robert Taylor ~ Rob was born in CA in 1966, moved to Windsor in 1973, graduated from Windsor High School in 1984 then enlisted in the Marine Corps. He went to the Naval Academy, West Point, Army Airborne and Navy SCUBA diver, then, Naval Flight Officer's school. Following his winging, he selected F/A-18D's, did two deployments and became an Instructor and completed Top Gun (Advisory). He graduated from Annapolis in 1991 and became a Weapons Systems Officer. He logged 1500 jet hou.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 26, 2014 11:32:20 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (Gilbert F. Rindahl '53)


26Jan14 - Mary Margaret Rindahl peacefully accepted the call of God's spirit on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. She was 82 years young. A Celebration of the Resurrection Faith and the life of Mary Rindahl will be held Friday, January 31, 2014, 10:30 am, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 11500 E. Iliff Ave., Aurora, Colorado 80014 with Rev. Mike Borgstede officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Mount Olive Lutheran Church Music Ministry. Mary was born to her parents Lester an.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 26, 2014 11:28:40 AM

Obituary: John W. Leonard '67


26Jan14 - John Wallis Leonard of Herndon, VA, died unexpectedly on December 23rd, 2013 at age 68. Wally was born in Norfolk, VA on November 16, 1945, son of the late Rear Admiral William N. Leonard and Mary Louise Leonard. He grew up on or near naval installations on both coasts, graduating from Granby High School, Norfolk, VA in 1963, then the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD in 1967.Following graduation from the Academy with the 6th Battalion, 31st Company, Ensign Leonard commenced flig.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 26, 2014 11:22:58 AM

Obituary: William D. Shaughnessy '51


23Jan14 - WILLIAM DAVID SHAUGHNESSY, CAPT., U.S. Navy (Ret.), On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband of Patricia Shaughnessy; father of William, Jr., Ann (Joseph) Boland, Susan (Joseph) Baglini, Terri (Bernard) Collins, Kathryn (Kevin) Rioux, Elisa Nichols and the late Maureen Shaughnessy, MD; Brother of John M. Shaughnessy, Margaret E. Shaughnessy, and Mary T. Sharp. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Relatives and friends may call .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 11:44:44 AM

Obituary: Ronald N. Thompson '80


23Jan14 - Ronald Neil Thompson, died suddenly at his home in Coupeville on January 8, 2014 at the age of 55. He was born in San Diego and raised in Oak Harbor. Ron was very active in Scouting, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. He was also a member of the Sea Scout Explorer Program and achieved the rank of Quarter Master. He was also an honor student at Oak Harbor High School. Following high school, Ron attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating with distinction with a Bachelor’s de.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 11:30:10 AM

Obituary: Charles B.P. Sellar '50


22Jan14 - Charles B.P. Sellar died of natural causes on the evening of Dec. 21, 2013, in Sitka. He was 85 years old. Charlie was born in Piedmont, W.Va on Sept. 13, 1928. He moved to Leesburg, Fla., shortly after and lived in Florida most of his life. In November 2012 he moved to Sitka to live with his daughter, Carin Adickes, and her family. Charlie attended The Citadel for one year before entering the U.S. Naval Academy in July 1946. He graduated in June 1950. He was commissioned a Secon.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:16:10 AM

Obituary: Jens B. Hansen '45


22Jan14 - Jens Burnell Hansen, 91, passed into the next life on 6 January 2014 at the Corpus Christi Heart Hospital following a short illness. He is predeceased by spouses Martha Jane Hansen and Eloyce Farmer Hansen. A force of life, laughter and adventure for all of his years, his zest for living is now conveyed through his surviving sons Mark Hansen (Diane) of Phoenix, Pete Hansen (Kelly) of Corpus Christi and step-daughters Pam Pethick (David) and Patti Elmore of Aiken, SC. Jens is surv.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 9:36:02 AM

Obituary: Donald Furlong '39


22Jan14 - Donald Furlong, a Belvedere resident for more than 50 years, died peacefully at home Jan. 2 after a period of declining health. He was 97. Born in Providence, R.I., to James and Mabel Foss Furlong, Mr. Furlong studied electrical engineering for two years at Rhode Island State College, now the University of Rhode Island, then received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. He graduated with distinction with the class of 1939 with a bachelor's degree in engineer.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 9:01:37 AM

Obituary: James R. Finlen '59


22Jan14 - James Finlen, 77, of Palm Desert, Calif., formerly of Oneonta, died peacefully at home Dec. 17, 2013. Jim graduated from Oneonta High School in 1953. He then attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy and then entered the United States Naval Academy, graduating June 3, 1959, as an Ensign Submariner. He had a long and distinguished career in the Navy. He retired in June 1979 from the Naval Undersea Center as Full Commander. Jim is survived by his wife, Melan; daughters, Kar.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 8:53:42 AM

Obituary: Harold L. Walters Jr. '53


22Jan14 - Harold L. Walters, Jr., (Hal), 83 of Brevard, North Carolina died on January 15, 2014. Mr. Walters was born in New York City, New York on February 7, 1930, the only child of Harold L. Walters, Sr. and Rose Ellen Dunne Walters. He was raised in New York, West Virginia and Virginia.Mr. Walters attended Augusta Military Academy where he was valedictorian of his graduating class (1948) before attending and graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland (1953). While in.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 8:03:02 AM

Obituary: Kristen T. Waller '91


22Jan14 - Kristen Tomford Waller. Daughter of Rick Tomford. Passed away the night of January 18th surrounded by family and friends following a brief, harrowing, and valiant battle with ovarian cancer. Born in Rockville Center, NY on July 23rd, 1969, she was raised in northern Virginia. It was in these years that she excelled as a gifted athlete and student. Kristen graduated from the United States Naval Academy as a member of the Class of 1991, where she captained the women's basketball te.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 7:54:36 AM

Obituary: Charles E. Whiteside '45


19Jan14 - Charles E. Whiteside died in Beaverton, OR on January 10, 2014. He was born in Huntsville to the late Charles Whiteside and Corinne Holmes Whiteside, and grew up there. He attended public schools and graduated from Huntsville High School in 1939. In August 1939 he joined the US Navy and later received his undergraduate education at the US Naval Academy where he graduated in 1944. On March 8, 1946 he married Helen Louise Warden of Huntsville, daughter of the late William Dewey War.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 7:10:11 AM

Obituary: Vernon G. Browne '63


20Jan14 - Vernon G. Browne, 73, of Tampa, FL and formerly of Greenwich, CT passed away peacefully on January 17, 2014 with his family at his side. Born in Hastings, NE, Vern was an Air Force child who called many places home including Colorado Springs, Denver, Tampa and Lake Charles, LA. Vern graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1963.After marrying in 1964, Vern and beloved wife Elise moved together to eleven duty stations throughout the world before settling in Greenwich for .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 6:47:57 AM

Obituary: William D. Robertson Jr. '48


20Jan14 - William Dixon Robertson, Jr., 87, died Friday, January 17, 2014, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held eleven o'clock in the morning, Wednesday, January 22, at Washington Street United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends from five until seven Tuesday afternoon, January 21, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street. Admiral Robertson was born in Lexington, North Carolina, on August 27, 1926.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 23, 2014 6:43:45 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Bernice (Bruce McCandless II '58)


19Jan14 - Bernice Doyle McCandless, 76, passed away peacefully after a valiant fight against breast cancer on January 14, 2014 in Conifer, CO. Born April 24, 1937 in Rahway, New Jersey to Charles and Jeanette Doyle. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Bruce McCandless II, son Bruce (Patricia) McCandless III, daughter Tracy McCandless, sister Janet (Hop) Ritter, brother Charles (Sue) Doyle, granddaughters Emma Rose McCandless and Carson Clare McCandless. She was preceded in death by.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 2:00:30 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Gail (Carlton B. Coen '34)


19Jan14 - Gail Coen, age 96, died peacefully on Jan. 16, 2014, in Canton Christian Home where she had resided since 1997. She was born on July 4, 1917, to Mary Jeanette and Edward Russell. Her only sibling was her older sister the late Helen Boone of Scotts Vally, Calif. Gail graduated from Canonsburg HS in 1935. Being chosen Miss Canonsburg to represent her town in the regional Miss Pennsylvania/Miss America contest was the highlight of her youth. In 1936 she married Carlton Coen of Washi.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 1:48:16 PM

Obituary: Charles J. Burton '42


Charles Jackson (Jack) Burton, Commander, USN (ret.) of Bellevue and Seattle died January 14th in Seattle. Born in Oklahoma in 1919, he was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (in Dec. of 1941) and served at sea in the Pacific aboard ship and later as a naval aviator flying seaplanes, carrier aircraft and helicopters. Upon his retirement from active duty, he and his family came to Bellevue in 1963 where he worked for Boeing in the Aerospace Division, and later as Vice President of C.I.E.,.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 1:04:07 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Anne (Bosquet N. Wev Jr. '52)


19Jan14 - Anne "Petey" Armistead Wev passed away in the comfort of her home in Fredericksburg, VA on January 16, 2014, surrounded by friends and family. Born in Memphis, Tenn., she graduated from Mt. Vernon Junior College. Petey met her forever dancing partner, Bosquet ("Biscuit") N. Wev, Jr., while he was a midshipman at the Naval Academy and they married on October 20, 1952 after his graduation. She was the consummate Navy wife, willingly moving up and down the east coast while Biscuit d.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 12:50:51 PM

Obituary: James A. Goodwin '55


17Jan14 - James A. Goodwin, 83, passed away on January 10th, 2014 from complications of M.S. He was born in Cascade, ID to Adonis Vanoy and Beulah (Leslie) Goodwin. After graduating in 1948 from Emmett High School in Emmett, ID, he went on to play football for Lyle Smith's program at BJC (now Boise State). He proceeded to the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated with the class of 1955 and was commissioned to the Air Force. Jim retired as a Major after serving 14 years including 3 tours in.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 12:10:33 PM

Obituary: Stuart F. Elwing II '77


17Jan14 - Stuart F. Elwing II, 58, of Campbellsport passed away Wed. Jan. 15, 2014 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. He was born June 26, 1955 in Fond du Lac, the son of Stuart and Margaret (nee Hoffman) Elwing. Stu was graduated as the Class Salutatorian from Campbellsport High School in 1973. He received a Congressional Appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD from which he was graduated and Commissioned as an Ensign in the US Navy in June 1977.Following commissioning S.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 12:03:31 PM

Obituary: Shelley Rule '38


15Jan14 - Cmdr. Shelley E. Rule, USN (Ret.) died on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Clare Bridge of Cary, N.C., at the age of 98. Shelley was born on May 25, 1915, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He attended the United States Naval Academy and Georgia Tech where he received a degree in engineering. After graduation, he remained in the Naval Reserves until called to active duty in 1941. During his Naval career he served aboard the USS Goff in China, Vietnam, and in the Philadelphia, Portsmouth, N.H., and C.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 16, 2014 7:14:27 PM

Obituary: Riley S. Rainwater '47


15Jan14 - Riley Sloan Rainwater Jr., 89, passed away Thursday evening, Jan. 9, 2014, at his home. He was born June 13, 1924, at Imboden to the late Riley Sloan Rainwater and Catherine Virginia Hatcher Rainwater. He married Sylvia Sue Spikes on Dec. 27, 1950, and they enjoyed 42 years together until she passed in 1992. He attended Sloan-Hendrix Academy at Imboden, Hendrix College in Conway, U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Arkansas Law School in.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 16, 2014 7:10:18 PM

Obituary: Gerald F. Rester '45


15Jan14 - MR. GERALD F. RESTER died Saturday January 11, 2014 at Indian River Estates Medical Center in Vero Beach. Gerald was born in Bogalusa, Louisiana in October, 1923, to J. Harvey Rester Sr. and his wife Sadie. After completing a year in the LSU system in 1941, he entered the U.S. Naval Academy, from which he graduated in 1944 with a BS Degree. He entered the Submarine Service and completed one war patrol on the USS DIABLO, shortened by the surrender of Japan. He resigned from the Na.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 16, 2014 6:39:56 PM

Obituary: Clarence L. Johnson '52


14Jan14 - Clarence Louis "Johnny" Johnson, 86, died January 12, 2014 in New Albany. He was born July 30, 1927 in New Albany to the late Harvey E. and Mary (Gelbach) Johnson. Clarence was an engineer with General Electric Co. from 1956 until 1976 and retired from the American Sterilizer Co. in 1992. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1952 with a degree in Engineering. He proudly served his country in both World War II and the Korean War in the Navy and Air Force. He served.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 3:57:44 PM

Obituary: Patrick J Hannifin '45


14Jan14 - Patrick J Hannifin, Vice Admiral USN (Ret), a resident of Solana Beach, CA for almost three decades, passed away on January 9, 2014; he was 91. Born in Oklahoma on January 26, 1923, he was raised in Roswell, NM, where he attended New Mexico Military Institute prior to entering the U.S. Naval Academy. Graduating with the Class of 1945 in June 1944, he was commissioned an Ensign and in 1978, he retired as a Vice Admiral. Following graduation, he completed Submarine School and then .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 3:53:01 PM

Obituary: Robert M. Boyle '46


14Jan14 - Non sibi sed patriae. Robert Malcom "Bob" Boyle passed away peacefully at age 91 in Everett on January 5, 2014. Bob was born at home at 927 Grand Avenue in Everett to Phimister Proctor Boyle and Marjorie Butterworth Boyle on November 5, 1922. He grew up in Everett and attended Washington School and North Junior High. He graduated from Seattle's Lakeside High School in 1941, serving as student body president his senior year. Throughout most of his life the Boyle family maintained .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 3:45:51 PM

Obituary: Joseph O. Marzluff '45


14Jan14 - Captain Joseph O. Marzluff, USN (Ret.), died on January 6, 2014 in Beaufort, South Carolina. He was 92 years old. A native of Chillicothe, Ohio, Joe attended St. Mary's Catholic grade and high schools and in 1938 he enrolled in the School of Engineering at The Ohio State University. In those first few weeks of his freshman year he met his future wife, Elizabeth (Betty) Polli, at a Newman Club mixer. His stay at OSU was shortened by the events of those days and he actively pursued.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 3:31:42 PM

Obituary: Christopher MacMurray '74


8Jan14 - Christopher MacMurray of Montclair, VA passed away on January 5, 2014 at the age of 61. Chris was born in Portland, OR on February 2, 1952. After earning his Eagle Scout in 1968 and graduating high school, he attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He graduated in 1974 with a BS in Ocean Engineering and went on to obtain his MS in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University.Chris' exemplary military service included positions in the Office o.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 13, 2014 9:17:55 AM

Obituary: Peter W. Wood '50


Dr. Peter Wright Wood, 85, Commander, USN Retired, of Edenton, NC, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 in Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC. Dr. Wood was born in San Francisco, CA and was the son of the late Ralph Waldo and Mildred Fidelia Wright Wood. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he was a veteran of World War II, and both the Korean and Vietnam Wars, serving in the Navy for 21 years, and retiring with the rank of Commander. W.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 13, 2014 7:58:42 AM

Obituary: Michael J. Titmas '72


12Jan14 - Michael John Titmas - Born April 22, 1948, went to be with our Lord & Savior on January 9, 2014. He was born in Aurora, Illinois & raised in Dallas, TX. Mike was a graduate of Highland Park High School in 1966, where he was awarded All American in swimming. He went on to swim at the Naval Academy & then SMU, where he earned the nickname "MADDOG" & a Conference Championship. After SMU, he started his own swim school, but spent the majority of his career in commerci.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 7:33:44 PM

Obituary: Charles J. Satava Jr. '57


12Jan14 - Charles Joseph Satava, Jr., 80 of Auburndale passed away Friday, January 10, 2014 from pancreatic cancer. A native of Cleveland Ohio, born January 25, 1933, Charles moved here in 1971 from Cleveland. He was a retired Teacher from the Polk County School Board, and was a 25-year member of the Florida High School Athletic Association as a referee, and he was affiliated with the Florida Youth Basketball Association. Charles was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Lakeland, and .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 7:04:37 PM

Obituary: Edward A. Ransom '60


12Jan14 - Edward Arthur Ransom was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1935 and passed away on Jan. 2, 2014.Following his Catholic Elementary and High School Education he entered the United States Naval Academy and received his commission in 1960. A 30 year career in Submarines and Military Intelligence followed. Upon retirement, Ed chose a complementary career path, and worked for companies involved in satellite and aerospace efforts. Upon retiring from full time employment for the third time, h.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 6:51:05 PM

Obituary: William Todd Park '85


12Jan14 - (Feb. 2, 1963 ~ Dec. 16, 2013)Our beloved Todd Park died in Seattle on December 16, 2013, of complications following a stem cell transplant for AML. He was born in Salt Lake City, where he graduated in 1981 from Brighton High School, earning his pilot's license through the Civil Air Patrol before he learned to drive. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, in 1985 and received his wings in helicopter flight in 1992, then served in Operations and Traini.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 6:47:05 PM

Obituary: James Darrow Kirkpatrick '57


12Jan14 - Capt. J. DARROW KIRKPATRICK, USN (Ret.), of Washington, DC passed away January 4, 2014. Surviving family are wife, Jeanne Kirkpatrick, Washington, DC; son Darrow Kirkpatrick and daughter-in-law Caroline Kirkpatrick, Santa Fe, NM; daughter, Rebecca Pearson and son-in-law Derrick Pearson, Fairfax Station, VA; grandson, Alex Kirkpatrick, Tucson, AZ. Private graveside service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date. Captain Kirkpatrick was born in Washington, DC,.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 6:39:45 PM

Obituary: Frank S. Glendinning '49


12Jan14 - Frank Shiland Glendinning said his final good-byes on Decemb