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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: Richard George Bachmann '63
Richard George Bachmann, of Palm Harbor, formerly of Silver Spring, MD, died peacefully in Palm Harbor, FL 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.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:15:49 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
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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

1922-2014
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.
Potomac Local News23 March 2014.... Click here to Read more

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.
 
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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 December 26, 2013. We lost a father, friend, mentor, artist, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Frank was born in Philipsburg, MT on June 8, 1926. He attended high school in Denver, college at Dartmouth and the United States Naval Academy. In 1949, after graduation, he married Sheila Rose Bannigan and they began a 60 year journey together. That same year Frank was ordered to flight training in Pensacola, FL. Upon earning his .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 6:32:45 PM

Obituary: Lucien J. Hunt '40


12Jan14 - Captain Lucian Hunt, USN (Ret), died at age 96 on December 31, 2013 in his home in Houston, TX. He is survived by his son, L. Jack Hunt, III and daughter-in-law, Diane Pierce Hunt, 3 granddaughters, 3 great grandchildren, and companion of 9 years, Marcia Batley. His wife of 64 years, Marguerite MacAlpine, predeceased him in 2003.After graduating from the Naval Academy in 1940, Lucian served as a Division Officer on the USS Oklahoma (BB 37), which was lost at Pearl Harbor on Decem.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 6:28:19 PM

Obituary: Kinnaird R. McKee '51


12Jan14 - Admiral KINNAIRD R. McKEE Passed away on December 30, 2013 in Annapolis, MD at the age of eighty four following an extended illness. Admiral McKee, a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, was known for his extraordinary submarine career, his leadership as Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy and as the man who took the helm of the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power program after the retirement of Admiral H.G. Rickover. Admiral McKee was born on August 14, 1929 in L.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 6:22:56 PM

Obituary: James G. Fuller '52


11Jan14 - Lt. Col. James G. Fuller, (Ret) (1929 - 2013) Jim was born in Spokane, WA., on December 27, 1929 to Willard and Bernice Fuller. He grew up in Spokane and graduated from John Rogers High School in 1948. Jim attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD., from 1948-50. He received his BS in Civil Engineering from Washington State University in 1957. On April 14, 1950 he married Virginia Angerer. They have two daughters, Diane born in 1954 and Cathy 1957. Jim retired from the U.S.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 6:16:50 PM

Obituary: Robert W. Fellingham Sr. '52


11Jan14 - Robert W. Fellingham, Sr., CAPT USN (Ret.), 83, of Roswell, Ga., passed this life on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 to be rejoined with Elnora his wife of 64 years. Born on May 24, 1930 in Omaha, Neb., to the late Charles and Lillian Fellingham. He was raised by his paternal grandparents, Charles and Myrtle Fellingham, in Council Bluffs Iowa, where he attended and graduated from Abraham Lincoln (AL) High School in 1947. Following an appointment and subsequent graduation from the U.S. Nava.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 5:56:30 PM

Obituary: Robert L. Baughan Jr. '41


11Jan14 - Robert Louis Baughan, Jr. died on January 8, 2014. He was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on September 6, 1919, son of Robert Louis Baughan and Elsie Martin Baughan. He graduated early from the US Naval Academy in 1941 in preparation for World War II. His first assignment was to the U.S.S Lexington which was sunk at the Battle of the Coral Sea. After surviving that battle, he returned to San Francisco where he promptly asked Eleanor Bushnell Yount to be his wife. She flew out .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 5:40:39 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Anne (Stanley W. Kerkering '39)


10Jan14 - Anne Bonnell Kerkering of TidePointe passed away peacefully with family by her side on Saturday January 4th, 2014. She was born to the late Hugh and Leila Bonnell on December 30, 1918 in Bowling Green, Missouri. She married Stanley William Kerkering (USNA '39) in 1941 in Pensacola, Florida; they spent their honeymoon traveling west to meet his aircraft carrier. Anne was a Navy wife who moved from coast to coast to coast, settling her four daughters into schools and activities. Sh.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, January 12, 2014 5:25:41 PM

Obituary: Robert E. Pyle '48


8Jan14 - Captain Robert Erwin Pyle passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 at his home at Green Springs Village in Springfield, VA at the age of 87. He was born October 30, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Dr. Clarence Erwin Pyle and Elizabeth Johnson Pyle. After attending Staunton Military Academy, he entered the U. S Naval Academy, from which he graduated in three years as part of the class of 1948A in 1947. Captain Pyle served as an Intelligence Specialist in the US Navy for 30 yea.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 8:06:45 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Inger (David A. Meyer '57)


Inger olveback Meyer was born on October 18, 1936 in Norrtalje, Sweden. During her early years she resided with her family in Skanninge and later moved to Norrkoping. In 1948, the family moved to Stockholm. Inger attended schools in those locations and completed her formal Swedish education while living in Stockholm. After attending several intermediate schools, Inger graduated from the Royal Swedish Veterinary University with a degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology for large domestic animals.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 8:02:09 PM

Obituary: Robert G. Judd '55


8Jan14 - Robert G. "Bob" Judd, 82, beloved husband of Edith Lorenson "Edie" Judd, went to his Lord on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. He was born Oct. 2, 1931, in Bristol, to Chester K. and Leila (nee Herold) Judd. Bob graduated from Bristol High School Class of '49, and from the United States Naval Academy, Class of '55, and proudly served as a Naval Aviator. Upon completing a distinguished Naval career, Bob and Edie settled in Rhode Island where Bob worked as a plant engineer. After his retirem.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 8:00:31 PM

Obituary: Robert H. Carey '57


8Jan14 - Robert "Bob" H. Carey, Paola and Fargo, N.D., died Dec. 21, 2013, at his home in Paola. Bob was born in Osawatomie on July 15, 1932, to Zola and Mabel Carey. He attended schools in Osawatomie, the University of Kansas and the Naval Academy in Annapolis. He was married in 1956 to Janice Jones, and to that marriage three sons were born: David (Becky) of Overland Park, Danny of Los Angeles, and Dale of Paola. The marriage ended in divorce. In 1965, Bob participated in founding the Mi.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 7:29:34 PM

Obituary: David M. Campbell '86


8Jan14 - David M. Campbell on 12/27/2013. Lieutenant Commander Detectives (NYPD-ret). A graduate of the 194th Session of the FBI National Academy, completed the Law Enforcement Executive Development Series at Princeton University; he attended the United States Naval Academy and John Jay College of Criminal Justice where he received a Master's of Public Administration degree-IG Program. David was one of the finest law enforcement officers. He was a very generous and kind gentleman, a brave .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 7:18:23 PM

Obituary: Willis Schleusener '54


8Jan14 - Willis (Bill) Schleusener of Papillion passed away January 4, 2014 at the Josie Harper Hospice House after a short illness. He was born August 4, 1930 in Rosalie, NE to Edward and Clara (Buchholz) Schleusener. Bill graduated from Pender High School and the United States Naval Academy and served with the US Air Force. He retired from Western Electric/Lucent. His hobby was playing bridge and he was awarded a Life Master Certificate from the American Contract Bridge League. Bill was .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 4:02:35 PM

Obituary: Ronald G. Shaw '52
9Jan14 - COLONEL RONALD G. SHAW, went to be with the Lord and his beloved wife, Dorothy, on 4 January, 2014. He is survived by, and will be forever missed by, his children, Karen Marie Hicks, Cynthia Anne Wantland (Michael), Linda Jean Shaw, Michael Joseph Shaw (Diane), and Stephen Paul Shaw, four grandchildren two great grandchildren, and sister, Sharon Cyrus of Annapolis, MD. Ron was born in Annapolis, MD on March 7, 1930. He attended Annapolis High School, Severn Preparatory School, and Georg.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 09, 2014 3:50:07 PM

Obituary: Robert A. Scherrer '45


7Jan14 - Robert (Bob) A. Scherrer, Sr., 91, of Hilton Head Island, SC, passed away on December 23, 2013. A native of Shawneetown, IL, he was the son of the late George B. Scherrer and Susan Leavell Scherrer. Bob was also preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Barbara (Pete) Griffith Scherrer, his sister Gertrude Austin, brothers Bernard, Edward, George and William Scherrer, and son John G. Scherrer. He is survived by a brother, John Scherrer, his children Barbara Lynn Batterton, Ann Ly.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 3:29:01 PM

Obituary: Reed W. Campbell '46


6Jan14 - Reed W. Campbell, 90, of Manheim passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in Sewickley, he was the son of the late Charles G. and Cora Quivey Campbell. He was the husband of Anna Martzall Campbell of Manheim and his first wife the late Betty Holsinger Campbell who died in 1991 after 46 years of marriage. Reed graduated from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD in 1945 and served as an officer in the United States.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 3:02:33 PM

Obituary: George C. Talley Jr. '44


5Jan14 - Navy Vice Adm. George C. Talley Jr. passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the chapel of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., with the Golden Eagles acting as honorary pallbearers. Interment: Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., with full military honors. Adm. Talley was born in Eastland on March 28, 1922. He attended Oklahoma University one year before getting an appointment to the Naval Academy and graduated in June 194.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 2:34:46 PM

Obituary: Don J. Roulstone '46


5Jan14 - Captain Don John "Jack" Roulstone, USN, (Ret.) of Virginia Beach, Virginia was born August 7, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY and died Monday November 18, 2013. He was the son of Don John and Katherine McKinnon Roulstone and attended White Plains High School and graduated in June 1941. He attended the United States Naval Academy and graduated in June 1945 with class of 1946. He served in various junior officer billets in destroyers Miller, Stribling, and Forest Royal until 1948 when he atten.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 10:17:42 AM

Obituary: James M. Perryman Jr. '55


5Jan14 - JAMES MARVIN PERRYMAN, JR., Retired Marine Corps Colonel ~ February 7, 1933- December 31, 2013 (Age 80)He was a native of Washington, DC and a graduate of the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, class of 1955. He served three tours in Vietnam as a Marine Helicopter pilot. He was awarded a Bronze Star, Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal, two Legion of Merit Awards and numerous other Citations and Commendations throughout his career. He served as Commandin.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 10:09:20 AM

Obituary: Walter M. Meginniss '47


5Jan14 - Walter Murphree Meginniss, of Tallahassee, died early Tuesday morning, December 31. He was 89 years old. Walter was born and raised in Tallahassee, a member of a family whose roots in North Florida date back to the 19th century. His father served as the mayor of Tallahassee in the late '20's, and his mother taught music at Florida State College for Women. Walter was a graduate of Leon High School, the United States Naval Academy, and George Washington University School of Law. He .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 09, 2014 9:41:14 AM

Obituary: Joshua W. Scott '98


30Dec13 - Joshua Weatherly Scott ~ (June 23, 1974 - Dec. 23, 2013)The Herald BulletinDecember 30, 2013 http://www.heraldbulletin.comJoshua Weatherly Scott, 39, transitioned from this earthly plane to his Eternal Heavenly Home, on Dec. 23, 2013. He was born June 23, 1974, in New Brunswick, N.J. As an infant, he and his parents moved to Anderson, Ind., and two years later the family relocated to Denver, Colo. Joshua was baptized as an infant in Wallace Temple A.M.E. Zion Church. Where his li.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 5:11:08 AM

Obituary: Harvey B. Seim '40


5Jan14 - Captain HARVEY B. SEIM, USN (Ret.) On January 2, 2014 in Alexandria, VA at the age of 95. During his 28 year career in the U.S. Navy, Captain Seim had extensive command and staff experience afloat, including command of USS BARTON (DD-722) during the Korean War, USS NEOSHO (AO-143), and Destroyer Squadron SIXTEEN. During his career, he was awarded the Legion of Merit twice, Bronze Star with Combat V twice, Navy Commendation Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, and 14 campaign a.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 06, 2014 8:20:00 AM

Obituary: Jonathan R. Warren '48


5Jan14 - Jonathan "Bud" Warren ~ April 7, 1924-December 10, 2013Bud was born in Santa Barbara California, the second of five boys born to James and Grace Warren.After graduating from The U.S. Naval Academy in 1947, Bud became a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy and served until 1953, as well as many years in the reserve. In 1959, Bud earned a PhD from The University of California at Berkeley. He later became a Research Psychologist at the Educational Testing Service where he did research on.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 06, 2014 8:14:06 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Janice (Patrick M. Commons '59)


4Jan14 - Janice Ann Commons went to the Lord on December 29, 2013. She was born in San Antonio, Texas on September 7, 1937 to the late Truman and Dorothy Hatch. She was preceded in death by her younger brother, Charles. In 1950, her parents and two children moved to Corpus Christi, Texas, where Janice attended high school and Junior college prior to graduating from the University of Texas with a degree in elementary education. Following graduation, she returned to Corpus Christi to begin h.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 06, 2014 8:03:14 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Suzanne (Robert E. Leonard '42)


1Jan14 - Suzanne Sigourney Leonard Vik passed away peacefully at Presbyterian Manor in Wichita Falls on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Sue was born on May 10, 1921 in Worcester, Mass., to Andrew Wolcott and Katherine Harrington Sigourney. She is predeceased by husbands, Robert E. (Bob) Leonard in 1973 and Allan C. Vik in 2009 of Gainesville as well as sisters, Carolyn Sigourney Holtz and Katherine Sigourney Shaver, both of Portland, Ore. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Andrew a.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 02, 2014 5:23:53 PM

Obituary: Robert G. Judd '55


29Dec13 - Robert G. Judd 1931-2013Robert G. Judd, beloved and adored husband of Edith L. Judd, went to his Lord on December 26, 2013, surrounded by his family. Born in Bristol, CT, to Chester K. and Leila (Herold) Judd on October 2, 1931, Bob lived a full and blessed life.In addition to his loving wife of 58 years, he is survived by his five children; Janis Lee Sullivan and her husband Patrick, Robert A. Judd, Steven R. Judd and his wife Sharon, Jerilyn J. Majeika and her husband David, an.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 02, 2014 5:07:54 PM

Obituary: Edward J. Toohey Jr. '56


2Jan14 - Edward L. Toohey, Jr. born March 29, 1932 in Bridgeport, CT passed away December 31, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Ed graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1956. During his 10 year career, he served on various destroyers in the Atlantic and Mediterranean Fleets until resigned his commission in 1967 to enter the business world. Upon leaving the Navy, he commenced a career in air conditioning sales and management which spanned over 40 years. While stationed.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 02, 2014 5:02:45 PM

Obituary: Emil J. Zseleczky '55


27Dec13 - Emil "Ski" Jacob Zseleczky, 82, of Temple Hills died Dec. 14, 2013, due to complications from diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.He was born in 1931.He was a devout Roman Catholic and a parishioner of St. Phillip the Apostle Church in Camp Springs. He had a gift of giving good advice to friends, family and coworkers. An avid reader, he preferred English literature and political science. He grew up in Travis, a town in Staten Island, N.Y. After graduating from the Naval Academ.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 02, 2014 4:34:13 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Doris (William A. Williams '51)


1Jan13 - Doris Marie Giddens Williams, 84, formerly of Pompano Beach, Florida , currently an eight year resident of Bluffton, SC, died Monday, December 30, 2013 after a short illness at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Funeral and Burial will be Private. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, Charleston, SC 29414. Doris was born February 22, 1929 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the daughter of the late Brumby Giddens and .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 02, 2014 10:01:36 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Louise (Warren Walker '40)


1Jan13 - LOUISE RANKIN WALKER, 91, of Freedom Village, formerly of Ardmore, died on December 21, 2013. She is survived by a son, John Randolph Walker and his wife Myra of Lancaster, MA; a grandson, Dr. John T. Walker and his wife Bethany of Portland, ME., a sister, Rosalie Fonda of Durham, N.C., a sister-in-law, Helen Kenefick of Omaha, NE., a sister-in-law, Cindy Walker, of Bryn Athyn, PA., as well as many nieces and nephews, and extended family in MA. and Arizona. Funeral services will b.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 02, 2014 9:55:14 AM

Obituary: Charles T. Kessing '50


1Jan13 - Retired Naval Commander Charles Thomas Kessing passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on December 30, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. Charles was born June 27, 1925 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the son of Charles Clements Kessing and Ellen Marie Hart, of Cincinnati Ohio. Charles was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was a graduate of the US Naval Academy ('50) and proudly served his country in World War II and the Korean War. After retiring from active .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 02, 2014 9:36:46 AM

Obituary: Robert E. Pyle '48


1Jan14 - Captain Robert Erwin Pyle passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 at his home at Green Springs Village in Springfield, VA at the age of 87. He was born October 30, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Dr. Clarence Erwin Pyle and Elizabeth Johnson Pyle. After attending Staunton Military Academy, he entered the U. S Naval Academy, from which he graduated in three years as part of the class of 1948A in 1947. Captain Pyle served as an Intelligence Specialist in the US Navy for 30 yea.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 02, 2014 9:29:19 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Alice (Charles B. Huggins '47)


31Dec13 - Jan. 26, 1925 - Dec. 15, 2013 - Alice Catherine Huggins, 88, of Sarasota, FL, formerly of Glenridge NJ, Philadelphia, PA, died on Dec. 15, 2013. Burial will be at the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, in the spring with a special service. Funeral arrangements by: Toale Brothers Funeral Homes and Crematory.Alice was predeceased by her parents Christian & Margaret Lundegaard; husband Charles Benjamin Huggins, USN (Ret.). She is survived by daughters Susie (Leopard) of Rochester,.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, January 02, 2014 9:24:32 AM

Obituary: Jerome E. Benson '60
31Dec13 - Captain Jerome E. 'Jerry' Benson, USNR-Retired, 77, passed away peacefully at home (12-30-2013) after a long illness. He was born and graduated from high school in Casper, Wyoming, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1960, at which time he received the Fleet Reserve Association Sword for having the highest officer aptitude ranking of any member of his graduating class. For many years he was the Blue and Gold interviewing officer for all United States Naval Academy can.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, January 02, 2014 9:18:16 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Genevieve (Donald F. Fagan '53)


18Dec13 - Mrs. Genevieve Donovan Fagan, 80, of Frederick, died Saturday, December 14, 2013 at home. Born January 5, 1933 in The Bronx, NY, she was the daughter pf the late John James Donovan and Genevieve Donovan. She was the wife of Donald Francis Fagan of Frederick. Mrs. Fagan resided in Gaithersburg for 35 years prior to moving to the Frederick area. She enjoyed needlepoint, horseback riding and reading. She was a loving, devoted and hardworking wife, mother, grandmother and great grand.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 29, 2013 7:23:02 PM

Obituary: William N. Trefethern '61


25Dec13 - William "Bill" Nelson Trefethern passed away at his residence on Monday, December 16 at 5:30 a.m., surrounded by his family. He was born at home just before midnight on December 24, 1935, in Brickerville, PA. His parents, Florence and Winthrop Trefethern, placed him in a lined wicker basket by the Christmas tree to the surprise of his four siblings when they awoke on Christmas Day. Bill is survived by Kathleen, his wife of 36 years; stepson, Joel Hanson; sister, Jane Martin, of E.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 29, 2013 1:56:10 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Ann (Grady H. Roby '52)


25Dec13 - Memorial services for Ann Stewart Roby, 82, of Savannah, Ga., are at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Duck Hill Baptist Church in Duck Hill. Inurnment will follow at the U.S. Naval Academy Columbarium at a later date. Mrs. Roby died Dec. 7, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Leyland Stewart and Daisy Owens. Mrs. Roby is survived by her husband, Grady H. Roby of Savannah. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society and the Wounded Warriors Foundationo.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 29, 2013 1:46:11 PM

Obituary: Edgar G. Hanson '47


28Dec13 - Edgar "Swede" Hanson was born June 28, 1924 to Paul and Rhoda Hanson in Gregory, South Dakota and raised by Alice and Charles Ritter. Survived by daughter JoAnne Miller of Sonora, California and sons Stephen of Hillsborough, California and James of Tucson, Arizona; two brothers Charlie of Omaha, Nebraska and Roger of Carroll, Iowa; and six grandchildren. An all American lacrosse player, he graduated from the Naval Academy in 1947 and retired to Santa Rosa as a Commander after 21 .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 29, 2013 10:31:22 AM

Obituary: Raymond H. Lessig '51


29Dec13 - Col. Raymond Harry Lessig, USAF (Ret), 85, of Dayton, passed away on Dec. 23 in Ft. Myers, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Merrill and Josephine Lessig. Colonel Lessig is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rebecca Brooks Lessig; son, Merrill Lessig; daughter, Deborah (David) Butts and grandson, Matthew Lessig. Col. Lessig was born on June 26, 1928 in New Kensington, PA and attended Grove City College, Grove City, PA. He was appointed from PA and entered the Naval Acad.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 29, 2013 10:16:13 AM

Obituary: Charles A. Cox Sr. '46


29Dec13 - Charles A. Cox, Sr. Passed away on December 8, 2013, in Fairfax, VA at the age of 90. Charlie was born January 6, 1923, in Minneapolis to Harold and Ethel Cox. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; children Caryn, Chuck, David and Sarah (Randy); stepchildren Chuck (Claudette) and Chris (Nancy); 9 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. His sister Jane predeceased him. After graduating from Breck high school he entered the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, graduating in 1945 (Class of'4.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 29, 2013 10:09:04 AM

Obituary: David H. Rankin '46


29Dec13 - David Holland Rankin of the Cypress, Charlotte, NC, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2013. He was born on July 18, 1922, the son of Rufus Grady Rankin and Ruth Boyce Rankin of Gastonia, NC. His early childhood was spent in Gastonia and Charlotte, NC. He attended Alexander Graham Jr. High School in Charlotte, Woodberry Forest School in Woodberry Forest, VA, The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, NC, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in A.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 29, 2013 8:41:16 AM

Obituary: Brian F. Philipp '79

26Dec13 - Brian F. "Bubba" Philipp, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.Brian was born Aug. 23, 1956 in Milwaukee, Wis., to Richard and Iva Jeanne, nee Tyler, Philipp. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy after graduating from Brookhaven High School in Brookhaven, Miss. Brian was a member of 12th Company and he earned a B.S. in general engineering.Upon commissioning, Brian served as a Surface Warfare Officer (SWO), serving onboard frigates and cruisers. In M.... Click here to Read more

Friday, December 27, 2013 6:15:41 PM

Obituary: Robert M. Olsen '54


26Dec13 - Robert "Bob" Miller Olsen, 81, of Roswell, GA passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 21, 2013. Bob was born in Rockaway Beach, New York on August 9, 1932 to the late Gustav and Millie Olsen. After high school Bob attended college at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Upon graduating in 1954, he entered the Navy, where he spent 20 years as a Surface Warfare Naval Officer and served as Commanding Officer of the USS Arikara. He is survived by his loving wife of 5.... Click here to Read more

Friday, December 27, 2013 5:44:01 PM

Obituary: Charles J. Merdinger '41
25Dec13 - Charles J. Merdinger (April 20, 1918 - December 13, 2013), Resident of Cupertino. Dr. Charles J. Merdinger, civil engineer, naval officer, and academic adinistrator, was born in Chicago, raised in Milwaukee, attended Marquette University, and was awarded a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Naval Academy, Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Doctor of Philosophy from Brasenose College, Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes .... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013 5:34:24 PM

Obituary: Henry A. Cesari '46


23Dec13 - Dr. Henry Anthony Cesari passed away peacefully at the age of 91 on November 21, 2013. He was a devoted, loving father and husband, with a profound dedication to his family, his friends, his work and his community. He had an indomitable essence of inner strength and integrity. His actions and well-chosen words were a consistent expression of his enduring kindness and humility. Those who had the opportunity to know him through his friendship, his profession or his civic contributio.... Click here to Read more

Friday, December 27, 2013 5:11:16 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara (John H. Wickert '43)
22Dec13 - Barbara Wickert (nee Boyd) died on December 10, 2013 at age 89. Barbara, whose friends called her Barby, lived much of her adult life in Austin. Daughter of an Army dentist, Barby was born on the kitchen table in her family's quarters at Fort Worden, Washington on May 18, 1924.Barby spent her Army brat childhood traveling the world. In her travels, she learned how to adapt to constantly shifting circumstances. She became good at making friends quickly wherever she went and holding onto.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013 4:31:52 PM

Obituary: Milton J. Hirshberg '45
22Dec13 - Milton J. Hirshberg, a physician, husband, father, and grandfather, died from complications of cardiac disease and aging at his South Harwich home on December 16, 2013, at the age of 90.Born on July 5, 1923 to Harry and Eva (Vigman) Hirshberg, Dr. Hirshberg grew up in Haverhill and graduated from the Haverhill High School in the class of 1940. He worked in retail before receiving a Congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy by the Honorable George J. Bates of Salem. H.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013 4:26:45 PM

Obituary: John R. Strachan '44
22Dec13 - John R. Strachan, a man of notable tenacity, loyalty, charm, humor, intelligence and gen- erosity moved on to eternal life at age 92 on December 19, 2013 at his Loudonville home. John was born on May 9, 1921 in Mount Vernon, whereupon God broke the mold. His parents were Capt. William J. Strachan, U.S.N. and Josephine McCormack Strachan of Harlem. He was predeceased by his brother, William J. Strachan Jr. and his beloved wife Frances Marie Weir. John graduated high school at Mount Sain.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013 3:43:10 PM

Obituary: Tracy H. Wilder Jr. '45
21Dec13 - Retired U.S. Navy Captain, Tracy H. Wilder Jr., 91, a 38-year resident of San Luis Obispo, finally went ashore in Tampa, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, where he had been in the loving care of his eldest son, Tracy III. Tracy, his wife Barbara, and family had made San Luis their home after he retired from the Navy in 1974. He had been on active duty for 34 years. True to his nature, Tracy immediately became active in local affairs: he served as a chairperson on several committees and s.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013 3:32:18 PM

Obituary: Richard Riley '42
20Dec13 - Richard Riley, 93, died Thursday, December 19, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A Memorial Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 23, at St. Augustin Catholic Church. Burial of the cremated remains will follow at Glendale Cemetery.Richard was born January 30, 1920, in Des Moines, Iowa to William and Catherine (Green) Riley. He was a graduate of Dowling High School, attended Iowa State University and the U.S. Naval Academy and received a Master's of Science Degree .... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013 2:08:55 PM

Obituary: David G. Schaffer '57
19Dec13 - Lt. Cdr. David George Schaffer (USN Ret.), 81 passed away peacefully at home on December 15, 2013. "He was a good man." These simple words, spoken by his loving wife of 56 years, Patty (Patricia Ann Chambers), shortly after his death on December 15th, express the essence of the life of David George Schaffer. David was born in Newark NJ, May 11, 1932 to William and Elisabeth Schaffer. After graduating from Barringer HS, he enlisted in the US Navy. As an enlistee he achieved top scores o.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013 1:11:07 PM

Obituary: Robert B. Kalisch '51
19Dec13 - Col. Robert B. Kalisch, USAF Ret., was born April 29, 1928 in Washington, DC and passed away December 16, 2013. He attended schools in New York and Ohio before enlisting in the Navy in 1946. At St. Paul's School in Garden City, N.Y., he met Jane Clare Robertson whom he married upon graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy on June 1, 1951. He received a commission in the Air Force as a Second Lieutenant on that same day. Col. Kalisch's military career included teaching in navigation schoo.... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013 12:47:13 PM

Obituary: Marshall J. Treado '50
27Dec13 - MARSHALL JOHN TREADO, Lt. Col. USMC (Ret.), On Wednesday, December 25, 2013 of Gaithersburg, MD. Beloved husband of Dorothy Ann Treado; loving father of Marcia Treado Burlbaugh, Stephen J. Treado, Gregory J. Treado, Karen M. Griffin and Kathleen Treado Vermaat; grandfather of Eric J. Treado, Laura E. Deyo, Anna T. Stout, Barry M. Burlbaugh, Angelica D. Griffin, Jennifer R. Griffin, Nicolaas G. and Axel J. Vermaat; great-grandfather of Cailyn N. Deyo and Adeline A.G. Treado. He is also .... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013 12:03:43 PM

Obituary: Robert E. Bacchus '46
26Dec13 - Commander Robert (Bob) Edward Bacchus, 90, graduate of USNA passed December 19, 2013. Bob is survived by his wife Rose and his four sons Reb, Rick, Rockney, Ronnie and their families, including nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and beloved stepchildren Ron and Dennis King and their families. He was predeceased by parents and six siblings. Visitation at 5:00PM with a Rosary at 7:00PM on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Sunset Funeral Home Northeast. Funeral Mass will begin at 8:.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 26, 2013 7:34:02 AM

Obituary: Steven N. Anastasion '43
26Dec13 - Capt. Steven N. Anastasion, USN Ret. April 09, 1921 - December 19, 2013 Captain Steven N. Anastasion, USN (RET) Steven Nicholas Anastasion passed away peacefully on the morning of December 19, 2013 in Washington, North Carolina with his loving wife, Charlotte, by his side. Capt. Anastasion was born April 9, 1921 in New Haven, Connecticut to Savas and Eleni (Elefteriades) Anastasion, ethnic Greeks who emigrated from Bermada, Turkey. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy a.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 26, 2013 6:10:14 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (William B. Morrow '42)


18Dec13 - NANCY MORROW born on December 12, 1920, died on December 14, 2013 in Annapolis, MD. She was born in Sewickley, PA but grew up in Severna Park, MD. She attended Hood College and Goucher College and Eaton Burnett Business College. She worked as a medical secretary at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore before her marriage in 1944 to William B. Morrow, also formerly of Severna Park. She is survived by her husband, Bill, one daughter, Anne Lambrecht of San Diego, CA one son, William .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 19, 2013 5:36:51 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy (Robert L. Ghormley Jr. '48)


18Dec13 - On December 12, 2013, Nancy S. Ghormley died at her home. She was 85 years old. Nancy was predeceased in death by her loving and devoted husband, Robert L. Ghormley, Jr., CDR US Navy (Ret.). She is survived by her daughters, Louise G. Lamb, Anne G. Kramer, and Nancy G. Hunkeler and their husbands. She had seven grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. Nancy grew up in Washington, D.C. She completed two years of college: one at the Univ. of Tennessee, and the second at Americ.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 19, 2013 5:32:54 AM

Obituary: John M. Kirk '50


12Dec13 - John M. KIRK, Age 86, of Austin, passed away Dec. 10, 2013. Memorial Dec. 29, 3pm. Church of Conscious Harmony, Austin. Neptune Society, Austin, TX.Published in Austin American-Statesman from Dec. 12 to Dec. 13, 2013 .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 19, 2013 5:24:36 AM

Obituary: William Harvey Jagoe '48
18Dec13 - Cmdr. W. Harvey Jagoe, U.S. Navy, (Retired), of New Hope, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Sunrise Assisted Living in Yardley from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was 89. Born in Bogota, N.J., Cmdr. Jagoe, had been a resident of New Hope for 25 years. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class 1948 A, where he was the captain of the tennis team. He earned his Master's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Cranfield College, a college at Oxford University, at Cr.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 4:45:15 AM

Obituary: Max N. Akers '58
18Dec13 - Funeral services for Capt. Max N. Akers, USN (Ret.), 80, will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in the Centennial Chapel of the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home, with the Rev. Morgan Ashworth officiating. Interment will be at Ft. Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, at 2 p.m., with Chaplain Dan Capri officiating with Military Honors provided by the United States Navy. The son of John Q. Akers and Luvene Griffin Akers, Max was born on April 12, 1933, and passed away Dec. 8, 2013, in Ardmore. Max w.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 4:34:28 AM

Obituary: Joseph L. Adelman '47
17Dec13 - Captain Joseph L. Adelman, USN (Ret), passed away December 15, 2013 after a brief illness.  An Akron native, he was the son of Louis Adelman and Mary Grace Kettren Adelman of Akron. Captain Adelman is survived by his wife, Mavis. He is also survived by his former wife, Katharine McCaskey; five children; twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.Captain Adelman was a graduate of St. Vincent High School in Akron and the United States Naval Academy. After graduation from St. .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 7:59:45 PM

Obituary: Michael C. Colley '60
15Dec13 - MICHAEL CHRISTIAN COLLEY - A memorial service for Vice Admiral Michael C. Colley, USN (Ret.) will be held December 20, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Old Post Chapel, Fort Myer, VA, followed by inurnment with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery, and reception at Fort Myer Officers' Club. VADM Colley passed at his home in Gulf Shores, AL on January 19, 2013 at the age of 74. He attended the US Naval Academy graduating with distinction in June 1960 and earned a Master's Degree in Comp.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:00:33 AM

Obituary: Gerald M. Carter Jr. '54
15Dec13 - CAPTAIN GERALD MICHAEL CARTER, JR., USN (RET.) , died on April 24, 2013. He was born in Charleston, SC on November 11, 1931 to the late Gerald M. Carter and Elizabeth B. Carter. Captain Carter attended Bishop England High School and was a graduate of Porter Military Academy, the US Naval Academy in 1954, Naval Post Graduate School, Naval War College and the National War College. His afloat assignments included command of USS Brattleboro, USS Bridget, USS R. A. Owens, USS Lynde D. McCor.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 15, 2013 10:56:36 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Marguerite (John B. Wildman '54)
14Dec13 - Marguerite D. Wildman, known to her family, friends and colleagues as "Peggy", died in Williamsburg, Virginia on November 11th, 2013. She was born on July 27, 1940 in Waco, Texas, the daughter of Rear Admiral Joseph E. Dodson and Mary Manton Dodson. Admiral Dodson's naval assignments took the family to numerous locations in the States, including California, Ohio, New Jersey and Washington, D.C.Mrs. Wildman graduated from the Bishops School of La Jolla, California in 1957. She earned he.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 15, 2013 10:48:08 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Polly (Jack B. Williams '31)
11Dec13 - POLLY FERGUSON WILLIAMS, died peacefully on 3 December at her home in Ginger Cove, Annapolis, after a brief illness. She was 96 years old. Born in Washington D.C. on February 14, 1917, she was the daughter of James Ferguson Ferguson and Mary Chisholm Trenholm. Her older brothers James D. Ferguson and Glover T. Ferguson graduated from the Naval Academy in 1933. Both are deceased. Polly grew up in Annapolis, attending the Gunston School in Centerville and Annapolis High School. She gradu.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 5:21:38 AM

Obituary: William G. Chung '72
3Dec13 - William Gerald "Bill" Chung, 63, of Kailua, HI, a nuclear propulsion engineer and assistant nuclear chief test engineer for the Navy, director of labor relations for Hawaiian Electric Co., vice president of human resources and labor relations for Young Bros. and a professor at the University of Hawaii's Shidler College of Business, died in Honolulu (12 November 2013). He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Myrna Mazzola Zezza; mother Margaret Chung; hanai mother Sue Marcotte Su.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 5:11:18 AM

Obituary: James D. Norvell '64
10Dec13 - James David Norvell, 74, of North Richland Hills, TX and formerly of Abilene, went to be with his Lord on Friday, December 6, 2013. Jim Norvell was born in Abilene on February 26, 1939, to David and Mary Norvell. Upon graduating from Abilene High School in 1957, Jim joined the US Army. After three years in the Army, Jim changed uniforms and embarked on his new career at the US Naval Academy. An ardent oarsman, not only was he a member of the 1962 National Championship Crew Team, but al.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 4:29:59 AM

Obituary: John B. Van Velzer '47
8Dec13 - John Briggs Van Velzer, 90, of Scottsdale, Arizona passed away on November 24, 2013. Born June 26, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, he graduated from Principia Academy and attended Principia College, St. Louis, and the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1947. John was a general contractor in the Quad Cities from 1958 through 1978; and Phoenix from 1975 to 1993. He is survived by his son, John B. Van Velzer, Jr., daughter, Jill V. Mattan, 3 grand children, John Briggs Van Velzer III (Trey), Christy .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 09, 2013 3:54:52 PM

Obituary: Rupert Brooke '47
8Dec13 - Rupert Brooke of Solana Beach, California, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 23, 2013. First and foremost, Rupert leaves a wonderful, lasting legacy of most loving husband to his wife of 67 years, Betty Lou Brooke, and of a really great Dad to his children, Wendy (Brooke) Toomey and James Brooke. And of course, the absolute joys of his life were his six grandchildren, Patrick, Andrew and Hollyn Toomey, and Alex, Collin and Peter Brooke. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, R.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 09, 2013 2:40:44 PM

Obituary: Thomas W. Clements Sr. '42
4Dec13 - Thomas W. Clements Sr. "Tom", 94, a resident of Annapolis since 1998 and formerly of Ambler, PA, died of natural causes at home November 30. Tom was born June 7, 1919 in Auburn, NY to the late Harry V. and May P. Clements. During World War II, he attended USNA, then served in both Europe and the Pacific until separation. After the war, he graduated from Cornell University Class of 1948 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating from Cornell he worked for Moore Produc.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 09, 2013 11:57:55 AM

Obituary: Edwin A. Shuman III '54
8Dec13 - CAPTAIN EDWIN ARTHUR SHUMAN III, USN ( RET), 82, husband, father, patriot, naval aviator, sailor, sportsman, and well-found friend to many, passed on December 3, 2013. His death occurred in Annapolis, Maryland from complications due to a fall on his boat on his way to a goose hunt. Ned was a U.S. Naval Academy graduate class of 1954, served for 34 years and was a prisoner of war in Vietnam for five years. He was awarded the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross w.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 09, 2013 11:17:24 AM

Obituary: William G. "Pete" Sawyer '48
7Dec13 - WILLIAM GLENN "PETE" SAWYER, died in the loving care of his family December 4th. Born in Nassau Bahamas April 25th 1925, where both of his parents trace their heritage back to the Eleuthera Adventurers of the 1640s. Pete Sawyer came to Miami in 1929 after the 1928 hurricane destroyed his family's Nassau home. He attended Southside Elementary, School, Ada Merritt Junior High and graduated from Miami Senior High in 1943. Sawyer's academic success and patriotic community work got him .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 09, 2013 11:13:22 AM

Obituary: Leonard V. "Joe" Scifers '62
7Dec13 - Dr. L.V. "Joe" Scifers, entrepreneur, writer, financial manager, aerospace executive, senior U.S. national security official and retired Air Force officer, passed on November 27 at home in Santa Barbara. He was 73.
Dr. Joe Scifers graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland in 1962, with a major in mathematics. He held graduate engineering degrees from Stanford and Columbia Universities.
In 1970, Joe earned a PhD from the Harvard Business Schoo.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 09, 2013 11:11:08 AM

Obituary: Robert E. Maloney '54
3Dec13 -  Robert E. Maloney passed away peacefully on Nov. 19, 2013, in Grass Valley, Calif. His battle with cancer is finally over. He was surrounded in love by his family and friends. A celebration of life will be held in the spring. Bob is survived by his wife, Nina Maloney; daughter Erin Maloney; son and daughter-in-law Michael and Tricia Maloney; grandchildren Janine Petmecky, Jake Petmecky, Katelyn Maloney, Joshua Maloney; and sister Patricia Durie. Bob was born July 14, 1929, in New .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 05, 2013 9:07:38 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty Lou (Charles F. Hickey '49)
3Dec13 - Betty Lou (Boak) Hickey Born in Annapolis, Maryland, March 12, 1930 and passed away in San Diego, California on November 21, 2013. Betty Lou enjoyed growing up in the small town atmosphere of the Maryland state capital and all the historic values the small city offered. She could walk from her Annapolis home to the shores of the Chesapeake Bay or go to Baltimore by train with ease. The grounds of the U. S. Naval Academy was her playground. She met and married her husband, Charles H.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 05, 2013 8:57:41 PM

Obituary: Nicholas A. Giarritta '49
3Dec13 - Dr. Nicholas A. Giarritta, M.D., 88, passed away on Thanksgiving Day at his home surrounded by his family. Nick was born on Nov. 16, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to parents Anthony and Vincincia Giarritta. He then moved to New Jersey, and attended the University of Pennsylvania and Annapolis Naval Academy as an undergraduate. He earned his medical degree in Zurich, Switzerland, interned at St. Claire's hospital in New York City and performed his pathology residency in New Haven, Conn. .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 05, 2013 8:47:51 PM

Obituary: Paul Z. Cummins '58
3Dec13 - Paul Z. Cummins, II, age 77, passed away on November 27, 2013 in Hereford, Maryland. Mr. Cummins, was born May 1, 1936 in Fitchburg Massachusetts, the eldest child of Paul Z. and C. Marguerite Cummins. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (BS-1958), US Naval Post Graduate School (MS-1964), Syracuse University (MBA-1973), and UMC Pastor Licensing School (LP-1992). He retired as a Commander US Navy, as a Vice President of Care First, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland, and as.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 05, 2013 8:38:59 PM

Obituary: Gerald F. Smith '49
5Dec13 - GERALD F. SMITH (Age 86), Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.), passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, in Dallas, TX. Raised in Corsicana, TX, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949, "Jerry" is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Jarrell Smith of Denton, TX; daughters, Anne Smith and husband Malcolm Bertoni of Washington, DC, and Karen Smith and husband Donald Sweetkind of Golden, CO; son, Gerald F. Smith, Jr. and wife Robin McCauley Smith of Lebanon, NJ; six grandchildren; and three g.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 05, 2013 7:35:07 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Marise (William P. Page '45)
5Nov13 -  Marise Smith Page - Nashville, TN - Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and servant of the Lord passed away peacefully in Nashville on December 3, 2013.
Marise was also known as Smitty by friends and family. She was born in Columbia and raised in Mt Pleasant, Tennessee. She was valedictorian in high school; graduated Summa Cum Laude from Judson College in Marion, Alabama. As a wife of a naval officer, Marise dedicated her life as a Christian and enjoyed raising her family in .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 05, 2013 7:30:02 PM

Obituary: David F. Neely '51
5Nov13 - Lt. Col. (USAF Ret) David Fenton Neely (84) went to be with the Lord on Nov. 29th, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Capt. Guy Morton Neely Sr. (USN), and beloved Betty Neely, Admiral Robert L. Dennison, Mildred Dennison, son David F. Neely, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Peggy R. Neely, sons, Michael M. Neely (spouse Leatha), Matthew M. Neely and daughter Monique M. Hobbs (spouse Keith), grandchildren Lawrence, Jacob, Ginna, Bradley, Jaqueline. His brother, Lt. Cmdr. .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 05, 2013 7:14:59 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Louise (Byron B. Loomis '25)
4Dec13 - When finally her sparkling energy failed, our aunt Louise McNerney Loomis died a peaceful death in her sleep on November 30, 2013. Born in Coin, IA in 1919, Louise grew up in a large, loving, farming family. Following school, she went to work at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, where she met a dashing Navy Commander, Byron B. Loomis. They were married in 1942 at the Naval Academy Chapel. Louise always involved herself in community activities, especially her Presbyterian Church. She .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 05, 2013 7:09:22 PM

Obituary: Kenneth B. Hysong '39
4Dec13 - Kenneth Barton Hysong, 97, died Saturday, November 30, 2013 at his residence. He was born January 8, 1916, son of the late Charles Edward and Gladys McGowen Hysong. He was preceded in death by his brother, William, and one son, Chuck Hysong, as well as his beloved wife, Sarah Estelle Turner Hysong.
Ken was a leader, excelling academically as well on the football field. Cdr. Hysong graduated from high school in Los Angeles, Calif. After a year of military prep school he received an.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 05, 2013 5:03:32 PM

Obituary: Roy A. Bither Jr. '49
4Dec13 - Roy A. Bither Jr., aged 87, died peacefully in his home on Nov. 26 at Atria Kennebunk. He was born Sept. 12, 1926 in Houlton, Maine, the son of Roy Arthur and Doris Orchard Bither.
Mr. Bither attended the Naval Academy at Annapolis, University of Maine at Orono and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
He was Superintendent of Schools for several towns in Maine, most recently Milo, Vinalhaven and Madison, as well as Shelburne Falls, Mass.
He was active in many social and c.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 05, 2013 4:43:24 PM

Obituary: James M. O'Brien '43
2Dec13 - CAPTAIN JAMES M. O'BRIEN, USN (3 War Veteran), on Sunday, November 24, 2013, Jim O'Brien of Palm City, Florida peacefully began his eternal life. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1920, he graduated from West Catholic High School and then the U.S. Naval Academy in 1943. He served on destroyers in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters in WW2. He became a naval aviator in 1945 and flew combat missions from the aircraft carriers USS Boxer and Valley Forge during the Korean War. He received his .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 02, 2013 5:34:21 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Doris (Thomas C. Reynolds Jr. '45)
4Dec13 - Doris J. (Castronovo) Reynolds ~ 1923 - 2013
November 25, 2013, our mother, spouse and best friend died peacefully in Greenbrae, California. A native San Franciscan, Doris enjoyed the fun and laughter of growing up with family and friends who nurtured her kind, loving, free spirited, generous soul. Doris attended Star of the Sea Academy and UC Berkeley. She worked at Standard Oil Company and was an avid volunteer for the American Red Cross and various WWII organizations. At that time, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 02, 2013 5:25:42 AM

Obituary: Gary R. Turner '76
1Dec13 -  Gary Richard Turner, age 59, of Terre Haute Indiana died on Nov. 23, 2013 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus Indiana. Mr. Turner was born March 10, 1954 in Sullivan Indiana, and was the son of the late Jack and Ruth (Lash) Turner. He was a United States Naval Academy graduate and Navy Veteran. Gary was an employee of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology since 1995. He served as the principal director of numerous student instrumental groups a.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 02, 2013 5:20:13 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ethel (Ray A. Snodgrass '37)
24Nov13 -  Ethel Kegan Ettinger, of Naples, FL, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2013 in her Glenview home in Naples, FL after a long illness. She was 93.
Born on December 12, 1919 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Carrie (Burgess) Kegan.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Lt. Ray Arvel Snodgrass USN, James Donart Webster, and Kenyon D. Ettinger; and her brother, William A. Kegan.
A graduate of Friends School in Baltimore, MD, she was a Medical Secre.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 01, 2013 10:28:25 PM

Obituary: Dean Turner Sallee '75
1Dec13 - Wrapped in loving arms, Dean Turner Sallee went to dwell eternally in his "Secret Place of the Most High" with his Lord and Savior on November 9, 2013. A deeply beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Dean would have turned 61 just four days later on November 13th; a birthday that he shared with Cindy, his wife of 29 years. Although grateful to God for Dean's release from the struggle of a difficult battle with lung cancer, his passing, which is surely heaven's most pr.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 01, 2013 8:42:55 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Maureen (William W. Bennett '49)
1Dec13 -  MAUREEN D. BENNETT -On November 16, 2013 of Arnold, MD. Beloved wife of Capt. William "Bill" Bennett, USN (Ret.). A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 6 at 2 p.m. at the US Naval Academy St. Andrew's Chapel, followed by inurnment in the Academy columbarium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122.
Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 1, 2013.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 01, 2013 8:07:47 PM

Obituary: Larry E. Arkley '80
1Dec13 -  On Sunday, November 10, 2013, Larry E. Arkley took his final breath on earth and is now breathing in the aroma that is Heaven. In his 2½ year struggle with cancer, he fought the good fight, strong and hard, but in the end, it was not enough for his body to remain earthbound. Larry was born in 1958. His father was career Air Force, so they moved several times until finally setting in Apple Valley, CA, where he graduated high school. He was accepted into the Naval Academy in An.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 01, 2013 8:01:45 PM

Obituary: Roderick J. Pejsar '58
29Nov13 -  Roderick J. Pejsar, (Ret. Lt Col), PhD, breathed Heaven's Glorious Air on November 19, 2013. Pulmonary fibrosis may have taken his ability to breath on earth, but Rod now has God's Purest Eternal Air.
Rod was born in Western, NE on March 15, 1935. He attended University of Nebraska both before and after he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958. He then joined the Air Force; during this 20 year career he obtained his PhD. He moved to Florida in 1993 to open a branch of hi.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 01, 2013 7:49:32 PM

Obituary: Robert S. Beat '53
26Nov13 -  Robert Scott Beat passed away peacefully on November 15, 2013. He was 86 years old.
Scott was born April 15, 1927 in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin to John and Manda Beat. He attended the University of Wisconsin where he was elected into Phi Ata Sigma, a national scholastic fraternity. He later graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. After his graduation in 1953 Scott was assigned to basic flight training in Pensacola, Florida and earned his wings in Corpus Christie,.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 01, 2013 7:41:18 PM

Obituary: George E. Youmans '61
27Nov13 - George Estus Youmans ~ (September 20, 1938 - November 26, 2013)
George Estus Youmans, 75, of 1151 Oakcliff Road, died Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Memorial services will be held on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 3:00PM at Vineville United Methodist Church with Dr. Jimmy Asbell and Dr. William Oliver officiating. The family will greet friends following the service in the sanctuary. The family may be contacted at the residence. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donatio.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 01, 2013 7:15:36 PM

Obituary: Edward B. Opperman '53
25Nov13 -  Edward Belz Oppermann 83, a retired lieutenant colonel in the USAF, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at his residence. Service: A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter Orthodox Church. Internment: Burial with military honors will be at the USAF Academy Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colo. Vespers for the Departed: 7 p.m. Monday with visitation following until 9 p.m. at St. Peter Orthodox Church. Edward B. Oppermann was born in St. Louis, Mo., on Jan. .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 01, 2013 7:06:44 PM

Obituary: Kenneth H. Parcell '57
24Nov13 -  Kenneth H. Parcell, 82, passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, November 8, 3013. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1957 and served in the Submarine Fleet during his 26 years in the Navy. He was a loving husband and wonderful father to his family. Kenneth is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marion Parcell, and his 3 children, Michael Parcell, Paris Parcell, and Scott Parcell and his wife, Dorothy. A Graveside Service will be held at Arlington National Cemete.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 01, 2013 6:40:15 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Linda (Frederick A. Olds '59)
24Nov13 -  Linda Lohrbauer Olds, 76, passed away peacefully November 16, 2013 after a short but courageous battle with cancer. She was born in August of 1937 to Dr. Leif and Sue Lohrbauer in Grand Forks, North Dakota and moved with her family to Clearwater, Florida in 1949. An honor graduate and award winning orator of Clearwater High School, she received her bachelor's degree in English literature from Carleton College, Northfield Minn. She continued her studies at Columbia University and .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, December 01, 2013 6:32:43 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Hazel (John J. Nolan '43)
23Nov13 - On November 20, 2013 Hazel May Nolan (nee Johnson), a resident of Blakehurst Retirement Community, Towson, MD (formerly of Annapolis, MD); beloved wife of the late John J. "Jigger" Nolan (Captain, USN, Ret.) and beloved mother of J. Michael Nolan, Esq. of Danville, CA; James P. Nolan, Esq., of Annapolis, MD; William D. Nolan of Baltimore, MD, and Julie Ann Matthews of Baltimore, MD. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mrs. Nolan served as a nurse in the United .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, December 01, 2013 6:25:46 PM

Obituary: Paul A. Lautermilch '51
19Nov13 -  Rear Admiral Paul Anthony Lautermilch, U.S. Navy (Ret) died on October 26, 2013 of brain cancer at the age of 85. A memorial mass was held in Columbus Ohio; his funeral and interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery. Rear Admiral Lautermilch, the son of Paul Albert and Clara Grzesk Lautermilch, was born November 11, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio and spent his early years in Tiffin, Ohio. After enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1946, he received a Fleet Appointment to the U.S. Naval A.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 21, 2013 5:36:51 PM

Obituary: Harry J. Donahue '49
21Nov13 - HARRY JOSEPH DONAHUE, member of the Greatest Generation, died at home in Naples, Florida on November 19, 2013. He was 88 years old. Harry was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 6, 1925. During the Depression, when Harry was only four years old, his father was killed in a car accident, and his mother died shortly thereafter. He and his seven brothers and one sister were sent to St. Paul's Orphan Asylum until his paternal grandmother later adopted and raised them. After high sc.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 21, 2013 5:31:56 PM

Obituary: William H. Crowe IV '71
19Nov13 - William Henry "'Bill" Crowe IV, of Granbury, died Nov. 7, 2013, in Fort Worth. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Bill was born on April 4, 1948 in Newton, N.J., to William H. Crowe III and Jeanne Marie Closs Crowe of Sparta, N.J. He was a graduate of Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg, Fla., attended the U.S. Naval Academy, and received his BSCE at the University of Florida. He was an Army Veteran and retired from Luminant (at Comanche Peak SES) on April 1.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 11:10:53 AM

Obituary: Donald W. Klick '53
20Nov13 -  Lt Col DONALD W. KLICK, USAF (Ret.) of Vienna, VA originally of Hebron, ND died November 18, 2013. Beloved husband of Barbara A. Klick; father of Paul E. Klick (Christina) and Karen A. Reifenberger (Bill); son of the late Walter and Irene Klick; brother of the late Joanne Gray and grandfather of Hannah, Adam, Ava Klick, William and Luke Reigenberger. He is also survived by brother-in-law, Zane Gray. Family and friends are invited to Lt. Col. Klick's Life Celebration at MONEY AND .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 5:10:04 AM

Obituary: John J. Badgett '52
30Oct13 -  Captain John Badgett, 85, Canton, Ga. passed away Friday Oct. 25, 2013 at his residence.
Badgett served our country for 34 years in the United States Navy, retiring as Captain.
He was preceded in death by: his parents Thomas and Mary Badgett; and daughter, Susan Badgett.
Survivors include: his wife, Ruby Ballard Badgett of Canton, Ga.; sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Beth Badgett, Reston, Va., John and Grace Badgett, Charleston, S.C., Carl and Cindy Badgett, Cumming, Ga..... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 18, 2013 7:13:34 PM

Obituary: James F. Powers Jr. '55
19Nov13 -  James F. Powers Jr., 80, of Branford, CT beloved husband of 58 years to Bernadette Brawley Powers, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2013 at Yale New Haven Hospital due to complications of pneumonia. Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1932, son of the late James F. Powers Sr. and Jennie (Genevieve) McLaughlin Powers. Besides his wife he is survived by his 9 children, Annemarie (Michael) Moore of Hamden, Mary (Michael) Warner of Bethany, Gail (Wayne) Hirst of Warrenton, Virginia, .... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 18, 2013 6:58:45 PM

Obituary: Robert C. Walker '60
12Nov13 -  Robert C. Walker, 75, of South Yarmouth, after a valiant 10-year battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome, passed away on Nov. 6, 2013, at Brigham & Women's Hospital. Bob was born in Taunton, Mass., on April 13, 1938. Son of the late Robert and Phyllis Walker, he was raised in Onset, Mass., and graduated from Wareham High School, class of 1955. He then went on to graduate from the United States Naval Academy, class of 1960. Bob served as liaison officer in Pisa, Italy, for the Un.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 18, 2013 6:47:37 PM

Obituary: Walter L. Thies '53
12Nov13 -  Walter Louis (Walt) Thies, 82, of Greensboro, died Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Select Specialty Hospital. A private graveside service will be held Wednesday at Forest Lawn Cemetery, with the Reverend Mitch Wilson officiating. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday morning, November 16, at 11:00 am at Centenary United Methodist Church in Greensboro. Mr. Thies was born on May 27, 1931, in Cordova, Nebraska to Sigmund Carl and Emelie Bartens Thies. The youngest of .... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 18, 2013 6:37:05 PM

Obituary: Gerald C. Lilly '63
12Nov13 - (January 27, 1939 - October 25, 2013) Gerald Cameron Lilly, U.S. Veteran
Gerald, known by many as Jerry, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 25, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Brenda Stump Lilly. Jerry was born in Beckley, WV, the only child of A. Fray and Pearl Bibb Lilly. He and Brenda shared 52 wonderful years of marriage and they were blessed with 2 children, 6 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. Jerry was a devoted family man th.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 18, 2013 6:13:46 PM

Obituary: John U. Kalsbeek '12
12Nov13 -  ENS John Untalan Kalsbeek age 23 passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 in San Diego, Ca. He was the loving husband of 2nd LT Amie (Nardini) Kalsbeek and son of Mr. Paul Kalsbeek and Mrs. Julita Kalsbeek of Aiken. Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Cole Funeral Home Chapel with full military honors accorded by the United States Navy. Inurnment will take place 12:50 pm Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the United States Naval Academy Columbarium, An.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 18, 2013 6:09:24 PM

Obituary: John H. Clagett '40
18Nov13 -  LT. CMDR. JOHN HENRY CLAGETT - The Clagett Family is grieved to announce the passing of Lt. Cmdr. John Henry Clagett, 97, on Nov. 5, 2013. He was born on April 6, 1916, son of William Argo and Sena Ballard Clagett, in Bowling Green, Ky. He went on to college and entered the Naval Academy in 1936. During W.W.II, he was appointed Lt. Cmdr. of the PT 111, which was shelled and destroyed during an attack at Guadalcanal on Feb. 1, 1943. During his long convalescence from the severe bu.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 18, 2013 1:41:51 PM

Obituary: John D. Durden '64
12Nov13 - Commander John Delano Durden, USN (Retired), 72, of Durham, died Saturday, November 2, 2013, at the V.A. Medical Center. Commander Durden was born in Florida to the late Gladys New Durden and Ednie Durden. Commander Durden served in the US Navy as a fighter pilot, flying more than 394 missions off of the USS Independence and the USS America during the Vietnam War. He was a 1964 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. Surviving are a daughter, Anastasia Krick and husband, Michael; .... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 18, 2013 10:24:02 AM

Obituary: James J. Rafferty Jr. '63
6Nov13 -  James J. Rafferty Jr., 75, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, due to advanced Parkinson's disease. Born Jan. 31, 1938, in Johnstown, son of the late James and Ethel (Maier) Rafferty. "Jim" was an admired businessman and company president running various companies, including AMI Doduco for more than 25 years. He saw much of the world while traveling for business; places such as Estonia, Germany, Italy, England, Puerto Rico and many others. In his younger years, he coached basketball and f.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 18, 2013 9:56:56 AM

Obituary: Joseph G. McKay '55
6Nov13 -  Joseph Gardiner "Joe" McKay of Waldorf, MD died on October 29, 2013 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. He was 81 years old. Joe was the president/owner of McKay Implements in Leonardtown, MD for 40 plus years and a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Waldorf, MD. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and twice past president of the Hawthorne Country Club in La Plata, MD. He was past president of the Big Meadows Hunt Club and a member of the Knights of Columbus Bryantown Co.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 18, 2013 9:44:12 AM

Obituary: Hilmon E. Walters Jr. '44
16Oct13 - Captain HILMON E. "Bucky" WALTERS JR., U.S. Navy (Ret.)
On Sunday, October 13, 2013 of Springfield, VA.
Beloved husband of Kathryn Walters; father of Mary R. Walters, H. Patrick Walters, Anne E. Walters, Kathryn M. Mackin, Stephen J. Walters, the late Michael G. Walters, grandfather of ten; and great-grandfather of two. Relatives and friends may gather at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church, 7600 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield VA 22152 on Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 10 a.m. unti.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 18, 2013 8:05:18 AM

Obituary: Robert W. Curran '52
12Nov13 -  Robert W. Curran, a retired Navy captain and veteran of two wars, died Oct. 21, 2013 at his home in Annandale. He was 83. The cause was bladder cancer, said a son, Timothy Curran, an editor at The Washington Post. Capt. Curran served nearly 30 years in the Navy before his final active-duty assignments, in 1979, on the staff of the chief of naval operations and on the Joint Chiefs of Staff's strategic planning council. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was commanding off.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, November 17, 2013 6:27:43 PM

Obituary: Kenneth H. Wetzel '48
29Oct13 -  Kenneth Harlan Wetzel, 90, died Thursday, October 24, 2013, at his home in Raleigh. He was born June 10, 1923, in Washington, DC. Ken attended the US Naval Academy and Georgetown University, served in WWII, and graduated from Washington College in Maryland. He married Mary Carolene Bowes in 1951 and they lived in Delaware, Virginia and North Carolina where he worked in chemicals, pharmaceuticals and scientific instrumentation.
Kenneth is preceded in death by his beloved "Urchin.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 17, 2013 6:04:08 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Marjorie (Thomas J. Dumont '53)
17Nov13 -  Marjorie Jean Dumont passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, due to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She is survived by her siblings, Ann Lawrence, George MacCrone and Charles MacCrone; her children, Richard, Deborah and Corrine; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She was born in Bay Shore, Long Island in 1936 and raised in Pensacola, Florida.
Marjorie Dumont was the wife of Colonel Thomas Joseph Dumont, USMC (Retired) who passed.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 17, 2013 5:35:30 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Martha (William E. Sims '42)
17Nov13 -  SARA MARTHA WHIGHAM SIMS, 95, of Annapolis, MD departed this life in peace surrounded by her familyon Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, 2013. She was born on Sept. 14, 1918, in Louisville, GA to the late Sara and Samuel J. Whigham. Martha graduated from Russell High School where she met her late husband, William E. Sims. She attended Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA and George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She worked for the FBI in Atlanta, GA from 1939 - 1942, for Delta .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, November 17, 2013 4:39:57 PM

Obituary: Seymour L. Kunin '48
15Nov13 -  Seymour L. Kunin, 88, formerly of Falmouth and Worcester and now of 3000 Galloway Ridge, Apt J304, Pittsboro, N.C. 27312, died on Thursday, November 14th at his residence.
He leaves his wife Retta Leigh (Amelson) Kunin; a son, Steve Kunin & his wife Susan of Pittsboro, N.C.; a daughter, Cathy wife of Jeffrey Phillips of Burlington, VT.; his jewels, two grandchildren, Aron and Josh Phillips and his numerous step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren, whom he adored as hi.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 17, 2013 4:30:13 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Jo Woodward (Joe E. Deavenport '48)
17Nov13 - 08/23/1926 ~ 11/10/2013 - Mary Jo Woodward (Deavenport) was born in Breakenridge, Texas, the daughter of Teddy and Mary Donia "Molly" Watkins. Her father was a foreman for Gulf Oil which meant that Mary Jo and her sister Joyce grew up moving around the Texas plains. As a result, Mary Jo and Joyce stayed closest of sisters throughout life. Mary Jo graduated Panhandle High School in 1943, and later graduated North Texas State in 1947, along with her sister, Joyce (Chapman, class of 1949).... Click here to Read more
Sunday, November 17, 2013 4:23:21 PM

Obituary: Malcolm C. Brown II '46
17Nov13 -  Capt. Malcolm Cotton Brown II, USNR, age 90, passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Del Monte Residence, Pacific Grove, CA. He is survived by his sister, Barbara Brown Minckley; his four children: David Brewer Brown, Malcolm Brewer Brown, Caroline Riley Brown Altomare, and Susan Riley Brown and his former wife, Barbara Brewer Brown.
Capt. Brown was born in Evanston, IL in 1923, grew up in the area, and entered the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD in 1941. He graduate.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 17, 2013 4:14:37 PM

Obituary: Thomas P. Bennington '55
17Nov13 - THOMAS PAIGE BENNINGTON (February 22, 1931 - November 1, 2013)
Survived by his wife of 36 years, Gloria M. Bennington; daughter Mrs. Elizabeth B. Barr; sons Thomas P. Bennington, Jr., Richard H. Bennington, William B. Bennington, and David P. Bennington; and stepdaughter Michelle M. Lemoine. Tom is survived by a sister Mrs. Paige B. Stanley. He is also survived by 10 of his 11 grandchildren. His wife and stepdaughter were at his hospital bedside when he passed away.
Tom graduated f.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 17, 2013 4:05:37 PM

Obituary: Larry E. Arkley '80
17Nov13 -  1/27/1958 - 11/10/2013 Larry E. Arkley, son of John and Shirley Arkley, passed to his eternal life on November 10, 2013. He leaves his wife Tammy, a daughter Megan, son Jeremy, and one granddaughter, brother Brett (Martha) & several nieces. Larry graduated from AVHS in 1976 and went on to the USNA graduating in 1980. He retired from the Navy. His last responsibilities were with the Arizona Pima County as a CPA. Larry battled cancer for 3-4 years and succumbed at his home in T.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, November 17, 2013 3:58:41 PM

Obituary: D. Tracy Hatfield '57
14Nov13 -  Jul. 20, 1934 - Nov. 11, 2013
Tracy Hatfield, 79, of Lakewood Ranch, Florida, died on Nov. 11, 2013.
Born in Majestic, Kentucky he moved to Bradenton in 1981 from New Jersey. A Veteran of the US Navy (Submarine), he was a graduate of the US Naval Academy Class of 1957, Past District Governor of the Rotary, Vice President of Spartan Oil Co. of NJ, and he owned Island Foods on Anna Maria Island. Survived by wife Sandra of Lakewood Ranch, FL; daughters, Karen Joy Hatfield of Lakew.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 14, 2013 1:12:33 PM

Obituary: Mrs. "Meg" (W. Dawson Richardson '65)
13Nov13 - Margaret A. "Meg" Richardson (nee Howes), 69, of West Chester, PA, formerly of Manasquan, NJ, passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Born in Neptune, she grew up in Manasquan, graduating from Manasquan High School in 1962. Meg was one of the first female lifeguards in Manasquan. She attended Immaculata College in Washington, DC, graduating in 1964. She was married in 1967 in the United States Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis, MD. Her life and her greatest joy in the world were her childr.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 14, 2013 12:02:45 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy (Albert B. Hallman '48)
8Nov13 -  Dorothy Bowden Hallman, longtime Bethesda, Md., resident, died on Oct. 15, 2013, at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, D.C. Before her retirement in 1997, Mrs. Hallman scheduled tours for visitors and groups from around the country at Hillwood Museum, where her natural charm and good humor made her a favorite throughout the hospitality industry for two decades.
Mrs. Hallman was born in Wichita Falls, and raised in Tyler. There she met Albert Hallman, whom she married shortly a.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 14, 2013 11:51:15 AM

Obituary: Philip H. Bolger '48
8Nov13 - PHILIP H. BOLGER, a former deputy undersecretary of U.S. Dept. of Transportation, NASA executive and Navy fighter and test pilot, died on the evening of Nov. 4 at the John and Arloine Mandrin Chesapeake Hospice House in Harwood, Md. He was 87 years old and a resident of Annapolis. During World War II, Philip enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of seventeen and shortly thereafter was chosen by presidential appointment for admission to the U.S. Naval Academy, where he graduated in 1948. .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 14, 2013 11:44:14 AM

Obituary: Homer A. Walkup III '66
7Nov13 -  Allen Walkup (Homer Allen Walkup, III) died of esophageal cancer and its consequences on October 27, 2013. Allen was a graduate of Hammond High School in Alexandria, VA. He attended the Naval Academy and later worked for the CIA (retired in 1993). White he had a very serious side, he enjoyed life. He was a long-time resident of Annandale, VA before moving to his home on Lake Anna, VA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley. He is survived by his sons, Douglas Walkup an.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, November 07, 2013 1:32:35 PM

Obituary: Robert C. Austin '54
5Nov13 - Rear Admiral Robert C. Austin was born on Sept. 5, 1931, in Cleveland, Ohio. After graduation from Maury High School in Norfolk, Va., he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He obtained a competitive fleet appointment to the Naval Academy and was commissioned in June, 1954. After attending U.S. Submarine School, he was assigned to the USS Thornback. He attended the Naval Post Graduate School and earned a master's of science degree in physics in 1963.
He attended Nuclear Power Training School and.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 05, 2013 10:55:31 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Constance (William L. Fulton II '62)
24Oct13 -  Constance B. Fulton, 75, of Mt. Pleasant, wife of the late Cdr William Lawerence Fulton II, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 surrounded by her family. Connie was born May 10, 1938 in Paxton, Illinois, daughter of the late Elton and Almira Beagle. Connie was a long time resident of Snee Farm where she raised her children and most recently called the community of Somerby home with her cat, Kimber. She enjoyed her family and friends, scrapbooking, playing Mahjong, counseling as.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, November 03, 2013 8:12:23 PM

Obituary: Warren P. White '48
28Oct13 -  Warren P. White, 90, of Carlisle, Pa. and a former resident of Pound Ridge, died Oct. 25 at the Carlisle Regional Medical Center.
Born August 6, 1923 in Jamestown, N.D., he was the son of the late Frank and Evelyn Hunter White and widower of Doris E. Rohweder.
Warren served during World War II in the U.S. Navy. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and from Harvard Business School. His career included working in the Naval Supply Corps., as a business man, in Manhattan and as.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 03, 2013 7:28:57 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Grace (Robert C. Giffen Jr. '38)
31Oct13 - Grace Cleghorn Giffen, 98, of Wahiawa, HI and Annapolis, MD, died October 22 of old age.
Born in her maternal grandparents' home on Kahuku Sugar Plantation, Kahuku, Territory of Hawaii Januray 4, 1915 to the late Grace Olsen Cleghorn and William Arthur Cleghorn, Grace grew up in an exotic world full of animals, agriculture and bare feet. At home, peacocks acted as watchdogs and a wild piglet, Baby, which Grace raised, would follow her to school. In 1932, when her parents moved t.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 03, 2013 6:57:59 PM

Obituary: Charles R. Stephan '65
2Nov13 - Captain Charles (Skip) Stephan, husband of Carol Stephan, died October 30, 2013 in Atlanta, GA. He was predeceased by his first wife, Lynn Hawkins Stephan.
Born March 8, 1942 in Summit, NJ, he was a son of the late Charles and Eleanor Stork Stephan.
A 1965 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he proudly served his country for thirty years in a variety of ways. He was a very talented wood turner and exhibited his work in several galleries in South Carolina. He was a member of the G.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, November 03, 2013 6:33:27 PM

Obituary: William L. Humphries Jr. '57
29Oct13 -  "Arkansas Loses a Pioneer in Pediatric Dentistry."
DR. WILLIAM LOWERY HUMPHRIES JR., DDS, MS, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. He was born on Feb. 27, 1933 in Newport, Ark.
Predeceased: Father William L. Humphries Sr. and mother Jeanice Morgan Humphries, sister Alice Joyce Humphries Hall.
Survived by: Wife: Sarah Kay "my best friend and beloved wife of 57 years;" three sons, Harvey Shipp Humphries and wife Wendy Pirie Humphries, William Morgan Humphries and partner Rob.... Click here to Read more

Friday, November 01, 2013 8:42:51 AM

Obituary: Philip C. Elsbree '64
29Oct13 - Philip "Phil" Carl Elsbree, 71, of Ocean Beach, died Aug. 8, 2013 surrounded by his family and friends. He was born Jan. 6, 1942 in Waverly, N.Y. to Clifford Allen and Emma Lou (Northrup) Elsbree. Phil was a loving husband to Katie, father to Anne Rene (wife, Kim) and Paul James Kennedy (wife, Kimberly) and grandfather to Corey James (partner, Alexander Jacobs), Kammie Jo and Katie Jo. He is survived by his siblings: Kathleen "Katie" Granger, Clifford Allen "Al" (wife, Cathie) Elsbree .... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 01, 2013 8:20:28 AM

Obituary: Robert J. De Temple '46
29Oct13 -  Robert John De Temple, of Palm Coast, Fla. was born in Marinette, Wis., on December 31, 1923, to John De Temple and Mary Bohman De Temple and was the youngest of eight children. He passed away peacefully on October 17, 2013. After graduating from Marinette High School he attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison for one year with a double scholarship in academics and sports. He transferred to Annapolis Naval Academy and received a degree in Electrical Engineering during an ac.... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 01, 2013 8:08:30 AM

Obituary: Tyrone E. McGruder '79
22Oct13 -  Tyrone Ellis McGruder, 57, of Admiral Kalbfus Road, Newport, RI, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI after a lengthy illness. Tyrone was born in Charleston, South Carolina on September 17, 1956. He was the son of Edith (Waring) McGruder and the late George Dan McGruder. Tyrone was a graduate of Rogers High School Class of 1975. He was a member of the ROTC. He attended the University of Pittsburgh and the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Mar.... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 01, 2013 7:56:19 AM

Obituary: Orrin R. Geeting '59
22Oct13 -  Orrin Ronald Geeting Sr. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend passed away Sunday, October 13, 2013, at Covenant Cooper. Age 78 years. Orrin was born January 4, 1935 in Saginaw, Michigan, the son of the late Lester and Anna (Marker) Geeting. He married Yoko Hasegawa, October 27, 1975. She survives him. He graduated from Arthur Hill High School, Class of 1953 and attended the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis Maryland and General Motors Institute. He was honorably di.... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 01, 2013 7:50:43 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Consuelo (Leslie K. Taylor '34)
30Oct13 - Consuelo Cope Taylor, 97, of Great Falls a beautiful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother died serenely at Peace Hospice on Saturday, October 26, 2013 of congestive heart failure and other age-related diseases. Her daughter and son-in-law, Judge Thomas and Lisa McKittrick were by her side. Her grandson, Matthew McKittrick and his family kept a vigil the entire day. Her granddaughter, Marissa McKittrick Ostby and her family were also on the phone and with her, lovingly in spirit d.... Click here to Read more
Friday, November 01, 2013 7:40:07 AM

Obituary: Daniel B. Branch Jr. '59
23Oct13 -  Captain Daniel B. Branch, Jr, USN retired, died on October 21, 2013 of complications from mesothelioma cancer at the age of 75. Memorial services will be held Thursday October 24, at 2:00 pm at St. Ambrose Episcopal Church, located at 7520 South Boulder Road, Boulder, CO. Burial services will be held at a future date at the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Dan was born in Greenbelt, MD, in 1937, and graduated in 1959 from the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. He was also a disting.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 28, 2013 7:50:42 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Betty (Harry A. Spencer Jr. '52)
23Oct13 -  BETTY DARLENE HATHAWAY SPENCER (Age 82) of Willow Street, PA passed away on October 16, 2013 at Lakeside, Willow Valley. She was born in Lincoln, NE on September 15, 1931 and was the only child of the late Professor I.L. "Jack" and Pearl (Boid) Hathaway. She is survived by her husband of over 61 years, Captain Harry A. Spencer, Jr. (Ret.) of Spring Run, Willow Valley.
Betty graduated from North East High School, Lincoln, NE in 1949 and received a Bachelor of Science in Home Eco.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 28, 2013 4:42:38 PM

Obituary: Joseph C. Smith '53
26Oct13 -  CAPTAIN JOSEPH COLLINS SMITH, USN (Ret) died October 16, 2013. He was born October 26, 1928 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late J. Wales Smith and Christine Collins Smith. Captain Smith was a Knight Commander Order of Saint Catherine of Sinai, Knight Commander Order of the Sword of England, Knight Order of Saint Cornelius the Centurion, Knight Order of Saint George, Knight of the Golden Circle, Knight of the Red Cross of Constantine, Knight of Malta, Knight of the Temple of the S.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 28, 2013 4:34:54 PM

Obituary: Casimir E. Sojka '55
28Oct13 - CAPTAIN CASIMIR E. SOJKA, U.S. NAVY, RETIRED 80, passed away Thursday October 24, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Jane M. (Dobrawado) Sojka. Born in Central Falls he was the son of the late Walter and Angela (Gumieniak) Sojka. He lived in Coventry for the past 38 years. Captain Sojka was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, class of 1955. He was a 42 year Navy Veteran receiving his Captain's commission in 1978. He retired in 1983. Besides hi.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 28, 2013 4:27:31 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Katrina (Thomas R. Weschler '39)
14Oct13 - Katrina "Trina" (Quinn) Weschler died peacefully at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
Born Mary Catherine Quinn, Trina was one of seven children of Francis Bernard and Mary (Harrington) Quinn. She was born April 7, 1923, and grew up in Erie, Pa., where she graduated from Mercyhurst Prep. She received her bachelor of arts degree from Trinity College in Washington, D.C. She then joined the Cadet Nursing Program and received a master of science degree in nursing from Yale University
T.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 28, 2013 8:17:16 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Joy (Roy J. Robison '42)
27Oct13 -  KATHERINE JOYCE PARKINSON ROBISON Died October 21st, 2013 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Katherine, called Joy by family and friends, was born January 1, 1921 in Farnworth, Lancashire, England. At the age of 2, she immigrated to America with her mother, following her father, who had traveled ahead and settled in Jamestown, New York. During the summer of 1941, at age 20, she traveled to New York City with a dear friend where she met Roy Robison, a United States Naval Academy midshipman .... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 28, 2013 7:26:45 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Molly (Robert J. Murphy '50)
25Oct13 -  Molly D. Murphy died October 18, 2013 weeks after a brain tumor was discovered. She was 84 years old. Molly was the daughter of Rowell and Mary Dorsett of Charlotte, NC. She graduated from Marjorie Webster College in Washington, DC with a degree in Elementary Education. In 1950 she married the late Robert "Bob" James Murphy at The US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He died in 2010. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and was most proud of raising five daughters. She voluntee.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 28, 2013 7:14:00 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara (Robert A. Marmet '47)
25Oct13 -  Barbara D. Marmet of Boca Grande, Florida died on October 20, 2013. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska, eldest daughter of Glen and Sarah Driscoll. After graduating from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) in 1947, she married Robert A. Marmet at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. She moved to the Washington area in 1953.
In 1984 she moved with her husband to High Hope Farm in Urbana. In 1990, Mrs. Marmet built and launched Key 103.1, in Frederick, Maryland. She owned and.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 28, 2013 7:02:27 AM

Obituary: Arthur P. Beamish '54
25Oct13 -  Arthur Patrick Beamish, age 82, passed away peacefully on Oct. 13, after living a full life as a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, soldier, business owner, and active member of his church and community.
Art was born in Philadelphia, son of Richard and Mary Beamish. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He was a proud PIKE brother. Art served in the Army during Korea and upon his honorable.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 28, 2013 6:25:44 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Olive (Thomas M. Schifanelli '46)
22Oct13 -  The children of Olive Mae Jackson Schifanelli, "Jackie", are grieved to announce that she passed away October 13, 2013. Mother delighted in recounting stories of her childhood and youth "down the county" of Mayo, MD. She described the warmth, traditions, and humor of the Collison, Brashears, Dawson and Jackson families. She cherished her living relatives throughout her lifetime. Often referred to by others as "the prettiest girl in Annapolis High School", she graduated in 1943. H.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 11:53:17 AM

Obituary: Robert G. Roth '48
15Oct13 -  Robert G. Roth, 88, of Itasca, Illinois, passed away October 3, 2013, after a long illness. Born September 6, 1925 (son of Daniel G. and Blanche H. Roth), he is survived by his wife of 63 years June (Schmidt), sons David, Daniel (Robin), and Ted. In addition he is survived by five grandchildren Emily June (Pekarske), Benjamin David, Andrea June (Craig), Kristin Danielle, and Robert Walter. He is also survived by a brother, William. Robert was born in Strawberry Point, Iowa, and g.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 10:08:31 PM

Obituary: William L. Fey III '64
15Oct13 -  WILLIAM LOUIS FEY, III On October 6, 2013, in Arlington, VA. Beloved husband of Desiree, father of Michael and Jennifer (and dogs Sophie and Lily). Also survived by sister, Nancy. Bill was a 1964 graduate of USNA and a long time financial director with local associations and credit unions. The memorial service is at Little Falls Presbyterian Church, Arlington, Thursday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Bill's name to the ASPCA or Doorway.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 10:01:47 PM

Obituary: Eugene H. Saylor '51
11Oct13 - Capt. EUGENE HARRINGTON SAYLOR USN (Ret.), (Age 85), On Tuesday, October 8, 2013 of Kensington, MD. Beloved husband of Mary Jane Saylor; loving father of David W. Saylor (Annette), Robert L. Saylor (Deborah), Anne E. Saylor and the late Ian W. Saylor (Margaret). Grandfather of 11. The family will receive friends at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8011 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814 on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. Reception to.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 9:46:45 PM

Obituary: Gerald F. Laughlin '53
17Oct13 -  Gerald Francois Laughlin
11 December 1930-5 October 2013
Gerry Laughlin was born in France, grew up in Florida, graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1953, and retired in 1976. During those years, he served in Vietnam, had the pleasure of family accompanied tours in Hawaii and the Philippines, and plenty of sea duty, of course, his favorite by far, being his years in the submarine service. Once retired, he briefly worked for a local contractor at the time, the legendary Mr. Co.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 8:56:48 PM

Obituary: Walter V. Vieweg '57
20Oct13 - Walter Victor Vieweg, 79, of Charlottesville, Virginia, and recently of Richmond, Virginia, died on Monday, October 7, 2013, in Charlottesville. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth B. Lowe; and children, Ann Allam of Pasadena, Maryland, Dabney Kirchman and her husband, Paul, of Sperryville, Virginia, Eric Vieweg of Charlottesville, Catherine Vieweg of Crandall, Texas, David Hammer of Newport, Washington, and Sara Rosen and her husband, Dave, of Baltimore, Maryland; and his 10 grandch.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 8:21:42 PM

Obituary: William K. Peery '54
19Oct13 - Capt. William Kiah Peery USN (Ret.), passed away peacefully at his home in Annapolis, MD surrounded by family on Friday, October 18, 2013. He was 81 years old. Bill was the son of Joseph Elmo and Clara Harman Peery. He was born April 11, 1932 in his grandparent's home in North Tazewell, VA. He grew up in the small coal mining town of Vivian, WV. He played football, basketball and baseball and graduated from Welch High School in 1950 and received an appointment to the Naval Academy wher.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 8:12:51 AM

Obituary: William Vorwald '66
20Oct13 -  Mr. William "Bill" Vorwald, age 70, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. He was born Feb. 12, 1943, in Gary, Ind., to Henry and Mary Young Vorwald.
Mr. Vorwald was a resident of Walton County. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Era, serving his country in the United Sates Navy, as a Naval Pilot, having graduated from the Naval Academy receiving his bachelor's degree. He worked as a commercial pilot for Delta Airlines for 30 years before retiring. He was very active in the American C.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 7:50:50 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Anne (John R. Trautmann '44)
19Oct13 -  Mary Anne Holzer Trautmann, 92, died peacefully at her home in The Plains, VA, on September 30, 2013.
She was born in Appleton, Wisconsin on July 22, 1921. Married for 64 years, her husband, John R. Trautman preceded her in death in 2007. After their marriage under crossed swords at the Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, MD in 1943, Ensign Trautmann promptly went to war in the Pacific. Thus began Mrs. Trautman's long journey as a Navy wife. Mary Trautmann and her family lived in.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 7:45:07 AM

Obituary: Julian Salas '54
18Oct13 - Major Julian Salas, USAF (Ret.), ended his valiant battle with pancreatic cancer on October 15, 2013. He died peacefully at his home in Salt Lake City, UT, surrounded by his loving wife and family.
He was born January 9, 1931, in Chandler, CO, the youngest child of Jose and Dolores (Perez) Salas.
Julian graduated from Carbon High School, Price, UT, in 1949. Upon graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1954, he took his commission in the U.S. Air Force.
In April 1955, Juli.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 7:40:49 AM

Obituary: William G. Prince '58
17Oct13 - William George "Bill" Prince passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Huron Woods after a long struggle with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Bill was born April 15, 1936 in Grand Haven, MI to George and Cora (Vink) Prince who predeceased him. He graduated salutatorian in the Class of 1954 from Grand Haven High School. After graduation, he was appointed to the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned an Ensign in 1958. He served aboard the U.S.S. Soley (DD707) and the U.S..... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 7:33:23 AM

Obituary: Thomas W. Popham '61
20Oct13 - Thomas Wayne Popham, 74, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in Houston, Texas.
He was born in Williamson County in Herrin, to Muriel and Paul Popham on Jan. 27, 1939.
After graduating from Herrin High School, he attended the U. S. Naval Academy for two years, left with an honorable discharge, and matriculated to Baylor University, graduating in 1961 with a B.S. in Biology.
He then moved to New Orleans, La., where he earned a M.S. in Bio Statistics from Tulane University.
Thomas an.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 7:29:44 AM

Obituary: Edwin S. Moriarty '53
19Oct13 -  Edwin S. Moriarty, age 84, passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2013. Ed was a native of Pittsburgh, PA and a resident of Hampton for 55 years. He was a 1953 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. After graduation he reported to the USS MISSISSIPPI (EAG 128) in Norfolk. In 1955 he went to New London to attend Submarine School and in December reported to the USS DIABLO (SS479). He was on DIABLO until 1958 when he resigned. During this time he was designated "Qualified .... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 7:18:27 AM

Obituary: Joseph A. Morgan '44
20Oct13 - Joseph Anthony Morgan
Mar. 1, 1921-Oct. 14, 2013
Joe passed away peacefully at his home in Rancho Palos Verdes on Oct. 14, 2013 at the age of 92. He was born March 1, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1943 with an engineering degree and married Anna Castner on Oct. 23, 1944. He earned his pilot's wings on Sept. 10, 1945, the same day as his first son's birth. During his 20 years in the Navy, he flew the PB4Y-2 Privateer and P2V-7 Neptune, and he serve.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 7:09:07 AM

Obituary: Tyrone E. McGruder '79
21Oct13 -  Tyrone Ellis McGruder, 57, of Admiral Kalbfus Road, Newport, passed away Wednesday October 9, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI after a lengthy illness.
Tyrone was born in Charleston, South Carolina on September 17, 1956. He was the son of Edith (Waring) McGruder and the late Geroge Dan McGruder.
Tyrone was a graduate of Rogers High School Class of 1975. He was a member of the ROTC. He attended the University of Pittsburgh and the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Mary.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 6:37:42 AM

Obituary: Edgar E. Mallick '44
20Oct13 -  Capt. Edgar E. Mallick, USN (Ret.), 93, passed away in Sarasota, FL on 13 October 2013 following a brief illness. Ed was born 14 May 1920 in Pittsburgh, PA, the son of Nora (Kroll) and Fred Mallick. He is a member of USNA Class of 1944, graduating in June 1943 because of the three-year accelerated training programs necessitated by World War II. After graduation, he was immediately assigned to battleship Arkansas (BB-33) that convoyed troops to Ireland. On D-Day, Arkansas led ship.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 6:34:24 AM

Obituary: Warren P. Lowerre '40
20Oct13 -  Warren Pelham Lowerre, 95, was born in New York City on October 9, 1918. He died peacefully on Oct. 13, 2013 at Good Samaritan Retirement Village, Denton, Tx. Warren attended Johns Hopkins University and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1940. He married Yvonne Belt of Baltimore, MD at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, CA on May 18, 1942. He is survived by Yvonne and their children: William [Karla] of Houston, Richard [Mary] of Austin and daughter Wendy Marsh [Joh.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 6:26:55 AM

Obituary: John L. Hofmockel '51
20Oct13 - John L. Hofmockel, LCDR USN RET.

Jack Hofmockel, age 85, devoted husband, father, and grandfather, passed away October 12, 2013. Survived by Gladys, his beloved wife of 62 years, siblings Gerald, Kendall, Donald, Carolyn, his children Jeff, Dave (Jo), Jane (Gary), John Jr. (Marcia), Glenn (Mary), Carol (Hannes), Mary (Dan), and nine grandchildren. Jack was born and raised in Sunman, IN. Jack was a 1951 graduate of the US Naval Academy and held master's degrees from the Naval Postgr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 6:18:32 AM

Obituary: John B. Davenport '41
16Oct13 -  John Boynton Davenport was born September 11, 1919 in Watertown, NY to Sherman and Jane Davenport. He died October 13, 2013 at Carolina Village in Hendersonville, NC.
John attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, graduating in February 1941. He was assigned to the battleship Oklahoma and was stationed at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked on December 7, 1941.
After surviving the attack on Pearl Harbor, John was assigned to various other ships during World War II and after .... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 5:48:34 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Ann (Robert Adams '43)
15Oct13 - MARY ANN ADAMS, 93, a resident of Severna Park for more than 50 years, passed away October 12th at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, her home for the past two years. Mrs. Adams was born June 13, 1920 in Pennington Gap, Virginia. She moved to Doswell, VA as a young girl and lived there until she married and moved to Maryland. She was a devoted mother, an accomplished cook, hostess and gardener, and an active volunteer. For many years, she was involved with Meals on Wheels, deliv.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 21, 2013 5:40:56 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Susan (David W. Davis '67)
15Oct13 - SUSAN GLEN DAVIS, 65, a resident of Annapolis for 30 years, passed away October 13, 2013 at home with her family by her side and her cats at her feet. Born May 14, 1948 in Baltimore, Susan was employed as a Food Marketing Specialist. She served as secretary for Corvette Annapolis and established the club's charity to the ARC of Maryland. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, proud grandmother, and she lived life to the fullest. A lifelong animal lover, she made sure no creature that c.... Click here to Read more
Friday, October 18, 2013 7:50:36 AM

Obituary: Bruce A. Miller '52
13Oct13 - Bruce Alan, Miller, 83 of Lutz went to his lord and savior on Thursday October 10, 2013. He was born on August 3, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY to William A. and Martha B. Miller. He attended Brooklyn Technical High School and Admiral Farragut Academy in Toms River, NJ, from which he graduated and took the entrance exam for the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD, scoring the highest of all candidates from honors schools nationwide. During his school days he boxed, played football and .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, October 13, 2013 8:02:58 PM

Obituary: Frederick J. Franco Jr. '54
13Oct13 - FREDERICK JOSEPH FRANCO JR., 82, Tilghman Island, Maryland, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 26, 2013 in his home under the loving care of his wife, from complications of Alzheimer's. Fred was born in Newport Rhode Island on January 1, 1931 to Catherine Veronica Power and Frederick J. Franco Sr. Fred is survived by his sister, Catherine Veronica Cingari, of Stamford CT and his brother, John Andrew Franco, of Glen Mills, PA. He was married to the former Margaret Christina D.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, October 13, 2013 7:39:35 PM

Obituary: Edward C. Copeland '54
11Oct13 - Edward Claremont Copeland, Capt. USN (Ret.)
Oct. 19, 1928 - Sept. 28, 2013
Resident of San Jose
Born in Orlando, FL. Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy 1954 and Naval Post Graduate School, MS Physics 1961. Married Isabelle McDarment of Erie PA, father to Edward, James and Pam, Caroline, grandfather to John, Jaclyn and Sophia.
After twenty five years in Naval Aviation, Ed retired in 1975.
An avid sailor and member of Sequoia Yacht Club serving as a Past Commodore. For Santa Clara Coun.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, October 13, 2013 7:32:16 PM

Obituary: "Bill" Bass '48
13Oct13 -  RICHARD WILLIAM (BILL) BASS Jr., 89, of Annapolis, Maryland, died on October 9, 2013, after a brief illness. He was born on March 16, 1924, in Denton, Texas, the son of Richard William Bass and Velma King Bass. He studied at Denton High School, North Texas State University, and the University of Texas, where he met Courtenay Wright of Fort Worth. After joining the Navy in 1943, he was appointed to the United States Naval Academy (Class of 1948). He graduated on June 6, 1947, and .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, October 13, 2013 6:49:12 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Bobby Jo (Vincent U. Muirhead '41)
2Oct13 - Bobby Jo Thompson Muirhead passed from this life on September 29, 2013 at the age of 89. She was born on December 8, 1923, in Mangum, Oklahoma, the first of four lovely daughters born to Grayce Jewel Richardson Thompson and William John Thompson. In 1933 her parents moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma where she completed grade school. Two years later the family moved to Dallas, Texas where Bobby graduated from Sunset High School in 1940. She attended Arlington College for one year after which.... Click here to Read more
Friday, October 11, 2013 7:12:56 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carol (John J. Macan '56)
2Oct13 - CAROL MACAN, age 78, of Bentwater in Montgomery, TX, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2013. She was born December 19, 1934 to Carolyn and James Fitzgerald in Omaha, Nebraska. She received her nursing degree from St. Catherine's School of Nursing, Creighton University. Carol celebrated 52 years of marriage to John J. Macan, who preceded her in death. Carol embraced being the wife of a Naval officer, making good friends and loving homes coast to coast. She was a devoted mother and grandmot.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 10, 2013 6:53:07 AM

Obituary: Richard T. Crane '47
2Oct13 -  Richard Tarleton Crane passed away Oct. 2, 2013 with his wife of 67 years, Betsy and son Marc at his side. He was born in Colusa, Ca. March 26, 1925. The family moved to Hayward, Ca. and Rich was a graduate of Hayward High School. He received his congressional appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy graduating in 1946 a member of the class of 1947. He served aboard the USS Boxer(CV-21), USS Rowan(DD-742) and was the Commanding Officer of the USS Elkhorn(AOG-7). He worked in photo In.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 10, 2013 6:40:32 AM

Obituary: Ronald L. Widner '56
8Oct13 - Ronald Litteer Widner, 79, of Toms River, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at Alcoeur Gardens in Toms River. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on Nov. 9, 1933 to Ralph and Viola Widner. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1956, Ronald joined the U.S. Air Force and served his country proudly for 12 years. In 1966, he married the love his life Judith, and moved to Toms River in 1968 to begin his 25 year long career as a pilot with United Airlines. Ronald was a longtime and .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 4:02:52 PM

Obituary: Donald R. Ferrier '61
6Oct13 - Captain Donald R. Ferrier, USN, 77, of Mystic, husband of Mary (Matthews) Ferrier, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at home surrounded by his family.
Born in Taunton, Mass., he was the son of the late Stanley and Mabel (Gereen) Ferrier and was a Mystic resident for the past 35 years.
He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1961. His career in the Navy culminated in the commands of the USS Patrick Henry (SSBN-599) from 1976-78, USS Dallas (SSN-700) from 1978-82 and USS Orion.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 09, 2013 8:19:22 AM

Obituary: Mrs. "Tinker" (Melvin A. Runzo '58)
6Oct13 -  Frances Barker Runzo, better known as "Tinker" to her friends and family, died Sept. 28, 2013.
Tinker was born in Norfolk, VA, on Jan. 9, 1940 and attended Larchmont Elementary and Maury High School. Her father, Harvey Barker, moved the family to Princess Anne County in 1955 where she graduated from Princess Anne High School in 1957. Tinker earned a B.S. in Education and an M.S. in Counselor Education from Old Dominion University. She taught 5th grade at Louise Luxford Elementar.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 07, 2013 1:39:37 PM

Obituary: Harold W. Vail '51
8Oct13 -  Commander Harold W. Vail, USN Ret., 86, of Washington CH, died Thursday, October 3, 2013, at the WPAFB Hospital in Dayton. He a 1951 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 until retiring in 1974. Survived by wife, Lois Watson Vail; daughter, Marcia (Bruce) Schreiber of Columbus; a son, David (Kathleen) Vail of Miamisburg OH; five grandchildren; several great grandchildren. Funeral will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at KIRKPATRICK FUNERAL HOME in Washin.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 07, 2013 1:05:51 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jeanne (Ray C. Barber '50)
4Oct13 - Jeanne Arndt Barber, 88 passed away peacefully October 1st 2013 in her home following a brief battle with cancer.
Born in Cresskill NJ Jeanne "Nana" was predeceased by her parents Howard Henry Arndt and Maude Ellis Arndt and her husband Capt. Ray C Barber USN Ret. She will be remembered as a loving mother, an avid animal lover, and having a sense of fashion. As a Navy wife Jeanne enjoyed the bonds created with good friends in similar situations. Jeanne and Ray were long time members o.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 07, 2013 12:57:31 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Marion (Americus V.H. Bacon '44)
6Oct13 - Marion Louise (Carson) Bacon Age 91, died the morning of September 30, 2013 at the Capital Manor retirement community, Salem, Oregon. Born at Seattle's Swedish Hospital, Marion was raised in Tacoma, Washington and attended Horace Mann Elementary and Jason Lee Intermediate schools prior to graduating from Lincoln High School in 1940. When at Lincoln she was Senior Class President and did a little tap dancing and baton twirling on the side. At 15, Marion met A.V.H. (Meric) Bacon, Jr..... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 07, 2013 9:36:11 AM

Obituary: Frank A. Liberato '51
6Oct13 - Capt. Frank A. Liberato lived and died with the bravery and passion of a fighter pilot. A 1951 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he is the only American to survive going through the screws of an aircraft carrier after the engine on his Hellcat fighter failed on takeoff. His plane crashed and the carrier ran over him and his plane. During the Cuban Missile Crisis he took the reconnaissance photos that showed the missiles' location and that were shown to President Kennedy hours later. B.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, October 05, 2013 11:08:11 AM

Obituary: Harry Kent Allison '69
6Oct13 - Harry "Kent" Allison passed away from lung cancer on September 10, 2013 at his home while surrounded by friends and family. He leaves behind his wife, Beverly; his brother, Ted Allison; his sons-in-law, Dr. Christopher Oviedo and Michael Oviedo; and his nieces, Dr. Rhonda Tierney and Valerie Tierney; great niece, Tina Marie Beam and great grand nephew, Kevin Tyler Hunt.
Kent was born on July 21, 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland. Within a few years of his birth, Kent's family moved to Cumber.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, October 05, 2013 10:46:51 AM

Obituary: Gerald F. Smith '49
4Oct13 -  Captain GERALD F. SMITH, USN (Ret.) Passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 in Dallas, TX. Born in Corsicana, TX on January 7, 1927, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949, "Jerry" is survived by his wife, Mary Jarrell Smith of Denton, TX; daughters, Anne Smith and husband Malcolm Bertoni of Washington, DC and Karen Smith and husband Donald Sweetkind of Golden, CO; son, Gerald F. Smith, Jr. and wife Robin McCauley Smith of Lebanon, NJ; six grandchildren; and three great-gra.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 03, 2013 6:55:53 PM

Obituary: Crittenden G. Butler '81
2Oct13 -  Crittenden Gay Butler, son of former Palm Beach Day School Headmaster, Walter H. Butler, Jr., passed away at his home in Bonsall, California on September 28, 2013 after a long struggle with advanced prostate cancer. He was 55 year old. Critt was born on September 14, 1958 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. He was the third of four children of the late Walter H. Butler, Jr. and Fay Taylor Butler. Raised in Palm Beach, Florida, he attended the Palm Beach Day School followed by Cardinal Ne.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 03, 2013 6:45:14 PM

Obituary: Benjamin H. Hicks Jr. '69
2Oct13 -  Benjamin Harold Hicks, Jr.
On Sunday, September 29, 2013, Benjamin Harold Hicks, Jr. passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of family and friends. He was born in Richmond, VA, on December 13, 1945, to Harold and Carey
Smith Hicks. Raised in Petersburg, VA, he attended Virginia Military Institute, Brother Rat, 1968.
He graduated from the United States Naval Academy, class of 1969. He served as Combat Information Center Officer aboard the USS Horne and the USS England. Af.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 12:51:08 PM

Obituary: Earl E. Thomas '54
1Oct13 -  Earl Everett Thomas Jr, 82, of New Braunfels, Texas, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2013, while visiting in Dallas, TX He was born to Earl Everett Thomas, Sr and Eula Lorene (Thompson) Thomas in Union County, NC on February 7, 1931. He was appointed to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and then completed his degree in Chemical Engineering. While working as a Chemist at Howard Hughes Tool Company, he helped develop the Steel Belted Radial Tire which lead to a patent. With sa.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 9:00:22 AM

Obituary: Wayne J. Smith '61
1Oct13 -  Cmdr Wayne John Smith Smith, USN (Ret.), Formerly of Fall River, MA and Naples, FL. Husband of Paula (Dubiel) Smith; son of the late Lucille (Lane) and William J. Smith; father of Victoria Augustine and Jennifer Lyle; brother of Janet Nickles and the late Craig B. Smith; and grandfather of 4. Commander Smith was a graduate of Concord (Mass.) High School and the United States Naval Academy. The mass celebrated on Saturday, October 12 at 4 pm at St. Louis DeFrance Church in Swansea,.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 8:52:00 AM

Obituary: Thomas L. MacKenzie '70
2Oct13 -  Captain THOMAS L. MacKENZIE, USN (Ret.), "Stretch", Age 65 on Friday, September 27, 2013, beloved father, grandfather, brother, friend and loyal servant of his country joined his Savior while surrounded by family. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland by Robert and Mildred MacKenzie. Tom attended Calvert Hall College High School and went on to an appointment at the United States Naval Academy in 1966, graduating in the class of 1970. He faithfully served his country for thirty-th.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 8:47:44 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Colleen (Donald O. Faust '56)

29Sept13 - COLLEEN N. FAUST Died of respiratory failure at the age of 78 on September 15, 2013 at Inova Alexandria Hospital. A recent illness led to her retirement within this last year. Her most recent job was as an administrative assistant for over twenty years at a law firm in Alexandria, VA. Mrs. Faust was the widow of Captain Donald O. Faust, who was a USAF pilot and a graduate of the USNA. She is survived by her daughter, who also resides in the city of Alexandria, VA. Services private..... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 7:52:35 AM

Obituary: Lawrence S. Wigley '55
29Sept13 -  Captain Lawrence S. WIGLEY, U.S. Navy (retired) Passed away peacefully on September 25th, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was a few days away from his 81st birthday. Captain Wigley had recently been a resident of Bedford, MA and was a longtime resident of Framingham and Ashland. Captain Wigley declined multiple Division 1 college basketball scholarships to enter the Naval Academy and was a graduate of the class of 1955. He played basketball for the Navy for four years and was .... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 30, 2013 1:07:31 PM

Obituary: Raymond E. Stephens '55
20Sept13 - Raymond Edward Stephens, 83, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2013. He was born in St. Louis, Mo. on May 31, 1930 to the late Raymond Earl Stephens and Clara Dann Stephens. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Richard Earl Stephens.
After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and fought in the Korean War. He was in the 2nd Platoon of Able Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Regiment, 1st Marine Division and was assigned to the first wave to land on Red .... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 30, 2013 12:30:27 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Jane (Merrill L. Norton '48)
29Sept13 - Jane Duncan Norton of Georgetown, Texas passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 22, 2013. Jane was a devoted mother and wife, a Southern Belle, whose life was devoted to her family and the many close friends she had. Jane had sparkling blue eyes, a shining smile, a compassionate soul, and was always ready with a laugh, or a hug, as needed in the moment. She will be sorely missed by the many who loved her, but they are all thankful for having had her in their lives, and are comfort.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 30, 2013 11:23:12 AM

Obituary: William J. Hennessy '51
30Sept13 -  William J. "Bill" Hennessy, 84, died on September 28, 2013. He was born in Boston, MA. on March 26, 1929, a son of Edward Lawrence and Celina M. Hennessy. Bill graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (Class of 51), earned his MBA at Northeastern University, and served 20 years in the Navy, retiring at the rank of Commander. Following his Naval career, he was a professor at Plymouth State University. He earned his pilots license and loved to fly. He was a member of the Civil Air Pa.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 30, 2013 11:14:44 AM

Obituary: Theodore B. Shultz '56
23Sept13 -  Captain Theodore Byers Shultz USN (retired) beloved husband, father, and grandfather and brother passed away unexpectedly in Vienna, Virginia on Saturday, September 14, 2013. He was born on November 27, 1931 in San Pedro, California, a son of the late Rear Admiral John Henry Shultz USN (retired) and Martha Merwin Shultz. As a member of a frequently moving Navy family, he attended schools in Coronado, California; St Croix, US Virgin Islands, Sea Girt, New Jersey; Washington, DC (.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 8:22:45 AM

Obituary: Richard L. Thomas '56
24Sept13 -  Capt. Richard Lee Thomas, U.S. Navy retired, 80, of Coronado, Calif., passed away Sept. 11, 2013, in National City, Calif. Rich was born in Rugby, on April 26, 1933. He graduated from Towner High School in 1951. Growing up on the Great Plains of America hardly seemed a likely start to the long career Rich would have in the Navy. His story of building a small boat only to see it capsize, then made "sea-worthy" with the addition of an outrigger, made his eventual career path more .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 7:41:58 AM

Obituary: Edward B. Richter '52
22Sept13 - Lt. Col. (Ret.) Edward Bailey Richter, USAF 7/1/1930 - 8/30/2013
Edward Bailey Richter was born on July 1, 1930, in White Plains, NY to Dr. Herbert and Pauline Richter. While he dreamed of becoming a pilot, there was not yet an Air Force Academy. Instead, he pursued his dream by attending a navy prep school, Admiral Farragut Academy North in Pine Beach, NJ. From there he headed to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, graduating in 1952 with a degree in mechanical enginee.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 7:34:32 AM

Obituary: Joseph E. Hodder Jr. '49
22Sept13 -  JOSEPH ESMOND HODDER JR., loving husband of Elinor Allen Hodder, is in the peaceful presence of the Lord after his passing away at home on September 18, 2013. Joseph was born on August 31, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York to Joseph Esmond Hodder, Sr. and Barbara Alice (Edel). Joseph moved to Auburn, New York at the age of 8 where he remained for many years. He graduated from the Annapolis Naval Academy and served in both World War II and the Korean War. He resigned as a Lieutenant. Jo.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 5:58:45 PM

Obituary: George K. Harding '45
23Sept13 -  George Kirk Harding, 91, a retired commander in the U.S. Navy and a production foreman with Gulf Oil Company, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Service: at the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. Kirk was born Jan. 9, 1922, in northside Fort Worth. He was the eldest of three sons born to George Leslie and Mona Kuykendall Harding. Kirk graduated from Denton High School in 1940 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1944 as a commissioned officer. He served on destroyers in the South Pacific d.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 5:46:42 PM

Obituary: Patrick H. Drury '11
21Sept13 - LTJG Patrick Hunt Drury, 25, was killed in an automobile mishap on June 16, 2013 in York, AL. He was a passenger in the rear seat. He attended St. Mary's Catholic School, Bishop Ireton High School, Virginia Tech and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2011. He is survived by parents, Chip and Lois; and his sisters, Allison and Heather Drury. Visitation will be Monday, September 23, 5 to 8 p.m. at Demaine Funeral Home, 520 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA. A Funeral Mass will .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:13:57 PM

Obituary: Charles S. Bowcock '45
22Sept13 - Commander C. STUART BOWCOCK, JR., USN (Ret.) died on Saturday, September 14th, 2013 in Annapolis, MD. He was 92 years old.
"Stuart" considered himself a Virginian even though he was born in Atlanta, Georgia on September 2, 1921. He was appointed to the Naval Academy by Senator Willis A. Robertson of Virginia and graduated with the Class of 1945 in June 1944. He participated in the Iwo Jima and Okinawa campaigns of WW II while serving on the USS ARKANSAS. After Submarine School Stuart.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:12:18 PM

Obituary: Mrs. "Billie" (William D. Baker '40)
24Sept13 -  Martha Jean "Billie" (Olson) Baker
Billie died peacefully on September 16, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 92.
She was born in Sheridan, Wyoming on October 19, 1920, one of five (5) children of Haney and Lucile Olson, all of which were raised in Sheridan. She graduated from Sheridan High Scholl in 1938. Billie also attended the University of Wyoming, returning to teach school in Sheridan. She moved to San Francisco during the War years and worked at the Federal Reserve. .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:04:38 PM

Obituary: John A. Withrow '71
18Sept13 -  John Alexander Withrow ~ July 23, 1948 - September 13, 2013
John was born in Arlington, VA and grew up in the Western U.S. He attended middle and high school in Ogden, Utah where he earned the Eagle Scout award.
After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1971, he served three tours in Vietnam. John left the Navy in 1976 to join the U.S. NOAA Corps. as a scientist/officer serving on several research ships based in Seattle, WA. During this time, he completed a Masters in O.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 19, 2013 6:20:48 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Salome (Harold L. Reichart '57)
19Sept13 - Salome "Ginger" Reichart, 77, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 16, 2013.
Born in New Jersey, she was the only child of the late Rockwell and Margaret Smith. She was the wife of Harold (Hal) Reichart.
Ginger attended Hood College and she met Hal when she was the president of the Hood College Choir and he was the Business Manager of the Midshipman Concert Band at the United States Naval Academy. They dated during their college years and married soon after graduation in.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 19, 2013 6:07:02 PM

Obituary: Thomas J. Mulligan '50
19Sept13 -  Captain Thomas J. Mulligan, 86, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2013. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas L. Mulligan and Mary Frances Mulligan, as well as his brothers Robert and Richard Mulligan. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Patricia Teasley Mulligan, his sister Mary Lou Gavel and brother-in-law Edward Gavel of Wyomissing, PA, sister-in-law Ginger Mulligan of Red Bank, NJ, daughter Carolyn Mulligan Moon of Danville, VA, son Stephen Mulligan and.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 19, 2013 6:00:28 PM

Obituary: Redmond L. Clevenger '57
19Sept13 -  CDR Redmond L. CLEVENGER, USN (Ret.) of South Boston, formerly of Persia, IA, and Hallowell, KS, died peacefully on September 16, 2013. Beloved husband of Mary Ann (Hambacher) Clevenger who pre-deceased him in July 2012. Loving father of Robin and her husband Milton of St., Cloud, FL, Eleanora and her husband Kenneth of Stoneham, MA, Ivy and her husband Shahin M. Shahin of Boxford, MA, and Redmond, Jr. and his wife Kaori Clevenger of Wallingford, PA. Devoted brother of his late .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:53:33 PM

Obituary: Frank Barbero '66
19Sept13 -  FRANK "Rick" BARBERO, JR. Took the last flight of his life's journey on September 9, 2013. He was the son of the late Captain Francesco Barbero (USN-Ret.) and Pearl McSwain.
Rick was a 1966 graduate of The United States Naval Academy. Lt Commander Barbero (call-sign Boot) was a decorated, carrier certified fighter pilot. Rick performed his combat missions against the enemy forces from a carrier off the coast of the Republic of South Vietnam, while assigned to VF-102 the famous.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:48:56 PM

Obituary: Robert L. Harshberger '58
11Sept13 - Robert L. Harshberger, Commander, USN Retired
July 29, 1934 - September 8, 2013
On Sunday afternoon, September 8, 2013, the curtains of Heaven above Coronado opened and Robert L. Harshberger, Bob, Husband, Dad, friend to anyone in need, barber shopper, car nut, Raconteur, was welcomed into the arms of his Mom, Dad and brother Clay. Our world got a little quieter, less bright, but Heaven got a power surge!
Thank you all for your loving prayers and support over the last few months, .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 9:12:29 PM

Obituary: Victor A. Blandin '41
17Sept13 -  Victor Alexis (Vic) Blandin, 95, passed away peacefully Monday, August 26, 2013 at his home with his children at his side. Vic was born on June 7, 1918 in Singapore Straights Settlement to John Joseph and Jeanette Raphel Blandin. His father was an executive with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. The youngest of three boys, Vic spent his youth in Akron, Ohio with his brothers Jack and Joe. He graduated from St. Mary's High School in Akron, then attended Severn School where he was.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 6:41:18 PM

Obituary: Dan W. Davenport '80
17Sept13 -  DAN WALTER DAVENPORT (Age 55) Passed away on Friday, September 13, 2013, of Arlington, VA. Cherished husband of Beth Davenport; son of Carolyn Davenport; father of Amy, Jenny and Brian Davenport; brother of Jon and Ted Davenport. He will truly be missed by many other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church 8710 Mt. Vernon Hwy. Alexandria, VA 22309 on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mass of Christian .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 6:43:43 AM

Obituary: Richard C. Thompson '46
15Sept13 -  Richard C. Thompson, 88, passed away peacefully on September 9, 2013, at Westside Healthcare in Springfield, Missouri. Richard was preceded in death by his first wife, Caroline Gustin Thompson, and his parents, Mattie Radcliff and Willis Thompson.
Richard was a graduate of the US Naval Academy and earned an MBA from Harvard. Following a stellar career in the Navy including a tour of duty in Korea, Richard distinguished himself in the business world. A major accomplishment was h.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 16, 2013 9:52:46 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Geraldine (David P. Smalley '57)
15Sept13 - Geraldine "Gerry" Smalley, 79, a resident of Annapolis since 1967, died at home August 29. Born April 25, 1934 in Montclair, NJ to the late Henry and Marion Barlow, Gerry was a 1952 graduate of Bloomfield High School and then attended Hood College. She married David P. Smalley, a Marine officer, in June of 1957. Gerry was a tour guide for the Naval Academy Visitors Center and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Annapolis. In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling, shopping, watch.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 16, 2013 8:52:46 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Dolores (John O. Kinert '30)
16Sept13 - Dolly Siegel passed away on September 9, 2013. You might have known her as Dolores Edith Williams born March 23, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, where she grew up, attending grammar school and Fremont High School, where she made many friends and graduated in 1940. After a stint at Douglas Aircraft in the opening year of World War II, she became Dolores Burke, wife of a naval officer, moving to Florida after her husband's duty in the Pacific on the USS Enterprise. The Navy Department .... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 16, 2013 7:48:44 AM

Obituary: Nelson K. Rogers '50
16Sept13 - Nelson Kimball Rogers, 85, of Cartersville, GA died on September 15, 2013. He was born on May 17, 1928 in Flushing, New York, the son of Lewis Edward Rogers and Marion Nelson Rogers, both formerly of Cartersville. He was a graduate of Cartersville High School, the United States Naval Academy, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was a veteran of the Korean War. During his early career he was vice president of operations for the Sea-Land Corporation, where he was instrumental in.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 16, 2013 7:25:54 AM

Obituary: Henry P. Giedzinski '66
16Sept13 - Lt. Col. Henry "Hank" P. Giedzinski, USMC (Ret.), 72, of Kennett Square, died on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at LifeCare Hospital of Chester County.
Strong until the end, he was surrounded by his wife of 47 years, Kathleen Fagan Giedzinski, and his loving family.
Hank was born in New Britain, Conn., son of the late Henry A. Giedzinski and Cecilia Augustyn Giedzinski.
He graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in 1959, enlisted in the Navy, and was then selected to attend the N.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 16, 2013 5:43:57 AM

Obituary: Francesco Costagliola '41
15Sept13 -  FRANCESCO COSTAGLIOLA, Pearl Harbor Survivor (Age 95), On June 22, 2013, Captain Francesco Costagliola of Alexandria, Virginia, died of natural causes. A service will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at the Fort Myer Post Chapel in Arlington, Virginia at 12:45 p.m. A full honors ceremony will take place graveside, followed by a late lunch at Spate's Community Center on Post.
Captain Costagliola was born in Cranston, RI, in 1917 and graduated in 1941 from the U.S. Naval A.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 16, 2013 5:18:40 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Patti (Charles N. Brennecke '45)
16Sept13 - Patti Robinson Brennecke ~ Devoted mother of eight and home economics teacher, died Friday, September 13 in Roseville. She was 91. The youngest of five sisters, she grew up in Brenham, Texas, and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin. She married Charles Norton Brennecke at the Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1944 upon his graduation, and returned to Texas while he served in the Pacific theater. She raised her eight children in Austin, TX, Arlington, MA, Clayton, MO and St Pa.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 16, 2013 5:12:25 AM

Obituary: Jerry T. Lockett '63
13Sept13 - Circuit Judge Jerry Lockett died September the 10, 2013 at home. He is survived by his wife Ruth Knowles Lockett, and daughters Elizabeth Lockett Byrne and son-in-law Jason Byrne of Upper Marlboro, MD and Catherine Lockett of Tavares, FL and mother-in-law Virginia Knowles. He was predeceased by his parents Norwood and Ruth A. Lockett of Leesburg, FL. Judge Lockett is probably best remembered for his no nonsense approach in the courtroom and his desire to see justice done which earned .... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 16, 2013 5:08:09 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Carole (Roy Arnold '57)
6Sept13  Carole L. Arnold (nee LiVecchi), 78, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2013. The beloved wife of the late Roy Arnold, she is survived by her two sons and their spouses, Mike and Jeanette and Steven and Lisa, and four grandchildren, Zachery, Alexander, Andrew and Adam. Calling hours will be Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Thos L Shinn Funeral Home,,. 10 Hilliard Drive, Manahawkin, NJ 08050. Services will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Cemetery, Cedar Lane in Trenton, NJ. M.... Click here to Read more
Friday, September 13, 2013 3:47:45 AM

Obituary: Edmund H. Ellis '46
12Sept13 -  Edmund Ellis died in August, 2013. He was born and raised in an orphanage in San Francisco during the depression. After graduation from Junior College, he obtained a Congressional Appointment to the United States Naval Academy, his childhood dream. During his 32 years in the U.S. Navy, Edmund served on four destroyers, a miscellaneous auxiliary, Navy Special Weapons Unit in Albuquerque, commanded an LST, a destroyer, Landing Ship Flotilla One and for a short time, was Commodore .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 12, 2013 5:56:42 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Barbara (David W. Pogue '51)
11Sept13 -  Barbara Estelle Pogue Jun. 27, 1933 - Aug. 8, 2013 Resident of Orinda Barbara Pogue, 80, of Orinda, died August 8, 2013 at home surrounded by her four children after a 32 year battle with breast cancer. Barbara was born in Wauseon, Ohio and graduated from Miami University. After graduation she was hired as a school teacher for the Long Beach, CA School District teaching elementary school. That is where she met and married David W. Pogue, a Naval Academy graduate. They were marri.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 9:14:53 AM

Obituary: Max D. Marbain '58
11Sept13 -  CMDR Max David Marbain, USN (Ret.), 77, of Mechanicsburg, died at home and surrounded by his loving family on Monday, September 9, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Danby, MO, on February 29, 1936.
Max's survivors include his loving wife of 27 years, Jessica Marbain; four children; and five grandchildren. He will be missed by his loyal employees, his many associates and friends.
Max graduated from Festus High School, in Danby, MO, the United States Naval A.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 9:06:41 AM

Obituary: Peter L. Barth '63
11Sept13 -  Peter L. Barth, 71, passed away September 5, 2013 at his home in Niagara Falls, NY. He was born October 1, 1941 in Kingston, NY to Arne P. and Louise Caswell Barth. Peter graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1963 and served in Viet Nam with the USMC. He was Company Commander & 11th Engineering Co. Commander. Peter received his MBA from Harvard. He was a member of Holy Trinity Church. He is survived by his sons Peter M. Barth of Niagara Falls, NY; Luke Barth of England; son.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 9:00:11 AM

Obituary: Malvern E. Tippett Jr. '61
10Sept13 - Malvern Edward Tippett Jr., 75, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Born Aug. 4, 1938, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Malvern and Erma (Jones) Tippett Sr. Mal graduated in 1956 from Swarthmore High School and enlisted in the U.S. Naval Academy. After a four-year enlistment in the Navy, he attended Blufton College in Blufton, Ohio, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He retired from 3M Co. and then worked in his own business .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 5:32:43 PM

Obituary: Malvern E. Tippett Jr. '61
10Sept13 - Malvern Edward Tippett Jr., 75, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Born Aug. 4, 1938, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Malvern and Erma (Jones) Tippett Sr. Mal graduated in 1956 from Swarthmore High School and enlisted in the U.S. Naval Academy. After a four-year enlistment in the Navy, he attended Blufton College in Blufton, Ohio, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He retired from 3M Co. and then worked in his own business .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 5:25:34 PM

Obituary: Brooks T. Huey '55
10Sept13 -  Nov. 26, 1930 - Sept. 3, 2013. Brooks Thomas Huey, age 82, passed away at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. Brooks was born November 26, 1930 in Milan, TN to the late Henry Jeremiah Huey and Johnnie Erskine Brooks Huey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Henry Jeremiah Huey, Jr. and Edwin Erskine Huey. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 51 years, Sandra Pullen Huey. Also cherishing.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 5:07:07 PM

Obituary: Edward S. Kellogg III '54
8Sept13 - Edward S. "Ned" Kellogg III, died on September 2, 2013, at the age of 80. He was born on February 13, 1933, the only son of Edward and Dorothy Kellogg of Glendale, California. At the time of his death, he was a resident of Casa de las Campanas in Rancho Bernardo, California. A 1954 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he served his country with distinction for 30 years, retiring in 1984 with the rank of Captain. His naval career included the commands of USS Narwhal (SSN 67.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 09, 2013 8:38:10 AM

Obituary: William A. Bennett '45
8Sept13 - William Ames Bennett - Feb. 14, 1921-Sept. 4, 2013
William Ames Bennett was born in Tallahassee, Florida on Feb. 14, 1921. Ames, as he was always called, spent the first part of his life in Fort Pierce, where he attended public schools, including Fort Pierce High School, playing trumpet in the school band. He graduated with the class of 1939, after winning a music scholarship to the Marion Military Institute in Alabama. From there he attended the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis,.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 09, 2013 4:01:10 AM

Obituary: Paul E. Zumbro '62
7Sept13 -  Colonel Paul E. Zumbro, USAF (Ret.) died of complications from Parkinson's disease and dementia at his home on September 4, 2013. He was 72 years old.
Col. Zumbro was born in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 2, 1940, and raised in suburban Prince George's County, Maryland. He graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy. He later earned an MSIE from the University of Pittsburgh and both an MSSE and a PhD from Southern Methodist University.
Col. Zumbro was married to the for.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 09, 2013 3:52:17 AM

Obituary: Hubbell Y. Davidson '45
7Sept13 -  HUBBELL Y. DAVIDSON (Age 91), CDR, USN (Ret.), passed away on September 1, 2013, at the Greenspring Retirement Community, Springfield, VA. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1945 and received a Masters Degree in Personnel Administration from George Washington University in 1970. Following his naval career of 29 years, he worked at a variety of companies in the Washington DC area. "Hub" was a USNA lightweight crew coach and an avid supporter of the Navy crew team.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 09, 2013 3:47:49 AM

Obituary: Donald R. Freese '63
6Sept13 - Capt. Donald R. Freese, (USR Ret.), 72 of St. Pete Beach, died on Sept. 3, 2013. He was born in Rock Island, IL and was a 1963 U.S. Naval Academy graduate. He retired from the Naval Reserve in 1993. He was a Life Member and National Board Member of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and served as past President of the Florida Council of Chapters (FCOC), Past President of the St. Petersburg Area Chapter. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Sherry; son, Lt. Col. Marc.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 09, 2013 3:44:32 AM

Obituary: Robert B. Weaver '49
4Sept13 - Lt. Col. Robert B. Weaver, (Ret.), 86, died Sunday, September 1, 2013 in Savannah. He was born September 19, 1926 in Alliance, Ohio, to the late Charles and Ruth Patterson Weaver. He was a 1949 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and served 23 years as an Air Force officer. After retiring from the service he earned his Phd. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and became a professor at the Air Force Institute of Technology. He retired as Professor Emeritus after over 50 years .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 05, 2013 8:17:14 PM

Obituary: Richard C. Handford '53
4Sept13 -  Richard Clarke Handford, CDR USN Ret., 82, died on September 2, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife, Muriel and four children: Richard C. Handford, Jr. and wife, Elizabeth; Robin H. Barrett and her husband Michael; Cathy D. Handford; and Alan S. Handford; plus 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Rich was born in Massachusetts to Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Handford. He attended Milford High School, where he met the love of his life, Muriel. High school sweethearts, Muriel .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 05, 2013 8:10:46 PM

Obituary: Paul B. Gaynor '60
4Sept13 -  Paul Brian Gaynor, 74, resident of Readfield, ME, passed away with his family by his side on Aug. 12, 2013, after a long illness.
Paul was born on Feb. 20, 1939, in Hoboken, N.J., to Thomas and Margaret (Korman) Gaynor. He attended St. Peter's Prep High School and the Naval Academy. He later joined the Marine Corps and served in the Vietnam War as a captain. Paul went on to Fordham Law School and continued his work in service as a lawyer, law professor and special-education adv.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 05, 2013 8:04:05 PM

Obituary: Raynor A.K. Taylor '60
4Sept13 - Rear Admiral Raynor A. K. Taylor, age 77, passed away September 3, 2013 from cancer and congestive heart failure. He died at his home in Virginia Beach.
He was born to Raynor and Doris M. (Santos) Taylor in New Bedford, Massachusetts on December 22, 1935. He grew up with his loving sisters Jeanne and Lynne, and brother Jeffrey. He was a 1953 graduate of New Bedford High School where he excelled in math, physics and geography. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on an academic.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 05, 2013 7:48:55 PM

Obituary: Louis B. Fields '44
4Sept13 - Louis Fields - Aug. 8, 1922 – Jan. 20, 2013
Resident of Alameda - Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Lou passed away peacefully in Alameda on Jan. 20, 2013. Beloved husband of Eva Fields, he is survived by his children: Bud Fields, Lisa Minor, Jane Fields, Bill Fields, Joe Fields, Nancy Fields, Ben Fields, and Rebecca Fields; step-children: Kim Purcell, Shareen Purcell and Timothy Purcell, grandchildren: David Minor, Mark Minor, Laura Faigle, Elliot Fields, Delaney Fields, Jade.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 05, 2013 6:40:19 PM

Obituary: William L. Clayborn '64
4Sept13 - William "Bill" Lloyd Clayborn (Died August 26, 2013) U.S. Veteran Bill was 1964 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. Served in Viet Nam flying numerous bombing mission. After military service he flew comercially for Continental and American Airlines. Bill also received his Juris Doctorate and worked in patent law for a number of years and had a unique patent for an optical lens for cameras. He owned his own race car and was associated with SCA Racing. Bill is survived by a.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 05, 2013 6:29:40 PM

Obituary: Jerry L. Bennett '61
4Sept13 -  Jerry L. Bennett died Monday, August 26, 2013 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Kimbrell Stern at 11:00 AM with visitation starting an hour prior to the service at 10:00AM. Rev. John Spence will officiate.
Born in New Madrid County, MO, Mr. Bennett was a 1961 graduate of the US Naval Academy. He was a pilot in the Air Force, served in the Vietnam War, where he earned the Bronze Star. He loved history as well as the St..... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 05, 2013 6:25:12 PM

Obituary: Richard J. Lambert '67
3Sept13 -  Richard "Dick" J. Lambert, 69, passed away after a short illness Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Baystate Medical Center. He was born in Pasadena, CA to the late Raymond and Dorothy (Grindle) Lambert. Dick was a graduate of Cathedral High School, a 1967 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy earning his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, 1972 University of Oklahoma, National Commercial Lending School 1973 - Ohio State University, School of Finance. As an officer in the United .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 10:40:23 AM

Obituary: James M. Taylor '56
1Sept13 - JAMES MARLIN TAYLOR, SR. (Age 79) James M. Taylor, Sr. of Austin, Texas, died August 27, 2013. Mr. Taylor is survived by Shelly Taylor and daughter, Virginia Scott, both of Austin; son, James Jr. of Washington, DC; five grandchildren, brother Jack of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania and sister Cheryl Desmond of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Born in Pottsville, PA, on May 15, 1934, to John W. and Mary Taylor, Mr. Taylor graduated as valedictorian of Pottsville High School in 1952, graduated from the.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 02, 2013 6:01:52 PM

Obituary: Leighton D. Smith '54
1Sept13 - Leighton "Dale" Smith, Captain, U.S. Navy, Ret. passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 in Gainesville, Fl at the age of 82. He graduated from the US Naval Academy. He also graduated from and taught at the US Naval War College. He earned a Masters in International Affairs from George Washington University.
He retired after 26 yrs. in the Navy including CO of the NROTC at UF. He later retired as Director of Facility Operations for IFAS at UF after 10 yrs. with the state of Florida. He was.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 02, 2013 5:39:09 PM

Obituary: Robert M. Norman '73
1Sept13 - Robert Michael "Mike" Norman, Capt., U.S. Navy (Ret.), 61, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 7, 2013, surrounded by his family at his home in Williamsburg, Virginia. Born April 14, 1952, in Jacksonville, Florida, he was the son and only child of Lenora Diane Norman and Robert Dean Norman, Capt., U.S. Navy (Ret.), both parents preceded him in death. He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Elizabeth Whitehurst-Norman of Williamsburg, VA.; devoted daughter, Alicia Cristin (Norma.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 02, 2013 5:33:04 PM

Obituary: Maurice W. Huffer '54
30Aug13 - MAURICE WAYNE HUFFER of Jackson passed away under the loving care of his family and the staff at the Allegiance Hospice Home on Thursday, August 29, 2013, age 82 years. Survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy; three daughters, Dorothy (Dale) Brown, Maureen (Kyle) Landis and Charlotte (Mike) Grejtak; two grand-children, Wayne Brown and Anna Grejtak; brothers and sisters, Nola Elliott, Ellen Robertson and Robert (Thelma) Huffer; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 02, 2013 5:14:07 PM

Obituary: Mrs. Mary (Frederick J. Lind '56)
25Aug13 - Mary B. Lind, beloved wife of Frederick J. Lind and mother of Kristine Hershberger, Kathleen Collins, Frederick Lind III, and Michael Lind peacefully passed away on August 21, 2013. In addition to her husband and four children, Mary is survived by ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mary is a graduate of St Vincent s Nursing School in New York City and worked as a psychiatric and general nurse before devoting her time to being a full time wife and mother. A memorial mass will b.... Click here to Read more
Friday, August 30, 2013 5:10:03 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Ardith (Jarl J. Diffendorfer '47)
29Aug13 -  After a long and full life of 90 years, Ardith Marie Diffendorfer, passed from this life on August 26, 2013. Ardith was a longtime resident of Annapolis and resided at Ginger Cove for the last 18 years where she was known as Mrs. D. or Ardy. She was a much loved friend, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be dearly missed by those who shared her life. Ardith was born Nov. 15, 1922 in Boyceville, Wisconsin to Arthur Gregerson and Lillian Lee, who were both chi.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:15:51 PM

Obituary: Norman O. Larson '49
16Aug13 -  Norman Larson, who retired from the Navy at the rank of captain in 1977 and became an executive with defense contractor Research, Analysis and Management Corp., died July 29, 2013 at the Wilson Health Care Center at the Asbury Methodist Village retirement community in Gaithersburg. He was 87.
The cause was complications from dementia, said his daughter, Nancy Larson.
Capt. Larson served in the Army at the end of World War II, joined the Navy in 1949 and was a Korean War veteran.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:58:34 AM

Obituary: Gilbert P. Bourk '49
28Aug13 - Gil P. Bourk, 86, of Prairie Village, Kan., passed away August 25, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood, Kan. Friends may gather at 9:30 a.m. prior to the Mass. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Gil was born April 4, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo. It was here that he met his devoted wife of 61 years, Patricia Steinberg Bourk. Gil attended the U.S. Naval Ac.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:49:12 AM

Obituary: Scott G. Spooner '84
28Aug13 -  SCOTT GROVE SPOONER (Age 51) Of Lock Haven, PA, passed away suddenly after a brief illness on August 6, 2013. Mr. Spooner had a distinguished career of service in the United States Navy followed by a career in industry, and was renowned for his contributions to Naval Shipbuilding. A memorial service was held on Saturday, August 10 at the First United Methodist Church in Williamsport, PA and attended by numerous friends, colleagues and Navy shipmates. The strong turnout was reflec.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:38:09 AM

Obituary: Charles E. Ransom Jr. '48
27Aug13 - CHARLES E. RANSOM, Jr. of Pittsburgh, passed over at his home on August 20, 2013 at the age of 87. He was born May 9, 1926, in Glen Cove, NY and grew up in Sea Cliff, NY. Charles is a 1948 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mary Louise Copeland Ransom; his children, Christine Ransom of New Paltz, NY, Rebecca (Brian) Sheerin of Pittsburgh, NY, Charles (Wendy) Ransom of Shepherdstown, WV, Cynthia Ransom of Pittsburgh, and Daym.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 9:12:36 AM

Obituary: Norman L.H. Frith II '56
27Aug13 -  NORMAN L.H. FRITH, II, 81, died peacefully on August 24, 2013. He was born in 1932, son of the late Norman L.H. Frith and Edna Hackney Frith, and grew up on the island of Bermuda, a home dear to his heart. He attended La Salle Military Academy in New York and Asheville School in North Carolina. In 1956 he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and joined the United States Air Force. He served from 1956 to 1971, with a tour of duty in Southeast Asia .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 9:02:35 AM

Obituary: William H. Campbell '52
27Aug13 -  Col William H Campbell, USAF (Ret.), 82, of Gulf Breeze passed away pain free into the loving arms of God on Friday, August 23. William (Bill) was born to the late Marjorie and Harold Campbell on the 10th of September, 1930, in Omaha, NE. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1952. Bill served in the USAFR and retired after more than 30 years of service as a Colonel. Bill taught the Apollo 1 Astronaut crew to fly Apollo based on his design work done on the flight controls f.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 8:58:30 AM

Obituary: Ernest F. Baulch '57
26Aug13 - COLONEL ERNEST FRANKLIN "FRANK" BAULCH, USMC (Ret), 80, a 28 year resident of Annapolis, MD, died of natural causes on Friday, July 26th at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was born on December 26, 1932 to the late Ernest Franklin and Nellie Baulch. After Frank enlisted in the Marine Corps, he was accepted to the United States Naval Academy and graduated with the class of 1957. After graduation, he rejoined the Marine Corps as an officer, specializing in Communications, Command and Cont.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 8:48:41 AM

Obituary: Richard K. Gaines '55
25Aug13 - Richard Kenna Gaines, Jr. - Dick: September 26th, 1932- August 18th, 2013 Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at Northeast Florida Community Hospice, with his dear wife of 55 years, Windy, rubbing his back. Dick attended Lawrenceville Prep School, and was president of his house, graduating in 1951. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1955, served as a line officer on the USS Ranger, then joined the US Naval Reserves, serving as a Blue and Gold officer.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 7:56:12 AM

Obituary: Dr. Doris (Anthony Bartuska '51)
25Aug13 - Doris Gorka Bartuska, of East Falls, eminent Pennsylvania physician and famously "39 and holding," died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Bartuska was born and raised in Nanticoke, the first child of E. Edward and Sophie Gorka. She had a traditional childhood of the time, being raised in a Catholic and a Polish community, but at an early age showed an interest in music and took to the piano and organ quickly.
This daughter of a small-town gr.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 7:43:38 AM

Obituary: Thomas P. Murphy '65
25Aug13 -  THOMAS PATRICK MURPHY (October 7, 1942 August 22, 2013) Tom Murphy was born on October 7, 1942, in Yonkers, New York, the son of Bartholomew (Bart) and Ida Cesarotti Murphy. He died on August 22, 2013 at Anne Arundel Medical Center following a long battle with congestive heart failure. Tom grew up in Yonkers of Irish-Italian heritage. After graduating from Cardinal Hayes High School, he reported to the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1961. He worked through the academic curriculum and.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 7:31:31 AM

Obituary: Gregory R. Fine '81
24Aug13 -  Captain Gregory Richard Fine, USN (retired), passed away suddenly on August 17, 2013. He was born on May 5, 1959, in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Pennsylvania. Gregory graduated from the United States Naval Academy with distinction in 1981. He served this country for 30 years as an active and reserve submarine officer, exemplifying the highest ideals of duty, honor, and loyalty. He married Anne Marie in 1984; they had two children, Colin and Caitlin. Gregory obtained his MBA .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 7:02:36 AM

Obituary: Donald A. Dickerson '85
24Aug13 -  Donald Alvin Dickerson, 50 of Star City, passed away Wednesday (8/21/2013) at John L. McClellan Memorial Veteran's Hospital in Little Rock. He was born July 26, 1963 in Hemphill, TX to Vivian and Eudeline Lane Dickerson. He was a minister and missionary at Southside Baptist Church in Star City, also serving as a missionary in Cowie, Scotland, UK and was a lieutenant in the US Navy, graduating in 1985 from the US Naval Academy. Survivors include his wife; Barbara Dickerson of Star.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 6:55:05 AM

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Victor A. Blandin '41)
13July13 - Elizabeth (Bettie) Smith Blandin, 91, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 20, 2013 at her home at Well-Spring Retirement Community with her family by her side.
Bettie was born August 20, 1921 in Washington, DC, the daughter of Elbert Lucian and May Page Smith. She spent her early childhood in Pine Bluff, AR along with her brothers Thel and Bob and her sister Margo, returning to Washington for high school. After graduation in 1939 from Western High School she worked as a secretary .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, August 25, 2013 8:55:28 PM

Obituary: James A. McCune '61
20Aug13 - Lt. Col. James A. McCune III USAF (Ret.) 75, of Melbourne, FL, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.
Jim was an extraordinary, selfless man who touched the lives of everyone he knew. He was a graduate of St. Paul's (St. Petersburg, FL) and the U.S. Naval Academy.
He is survived by his mother, wife (Mickey); three sisters; three children - James A. McCune IV (Marjorie Rivera), Mary Eileen McCune (Doug Moberg) and Kathleen Pitts (Erik Pitts); four grandchildren -James Moberg and Kr.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 9:51:58 AM

Obituary: Roger W. Herrman '69
19Aug13 - Roger William Herrman, 66, beloved father, husband and brother, died on Saturday, August 17th 2013, close to his home and in the presence of caring family. He is survived by his wife, Gale, his two children, Liz and John, and his sister, Becki.
Roger was an unusually fine man. He was adored by his family, for whom he was a source of joy and strength, but also by countless others, from old friends to new acquaintances, all of whom were struck by his quiet generosity, his kind and unas.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 9:44:08 AM

Obituary: David M. Anderson '63
14Aug13 - Aug. 24, 1941 - Aug. 7, 2013 ~ Longtime Longview resident David Michael Anderson passed away in Kent, Wash., Aug. 7, 2013, following a 12-year battle with cancer.
Dave was born in Brook, Ind., and grew up in neighboring Rensselaer. After graduating from high school in 1959, he accepted an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., where he graduated in 1963.
He married Mary (Pat) Patricia Warnken June 6, 1963, the day following his graduation, and the two were .... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 19, 2013 4:07:53 AM

Obituary: Gerald A. Scarbrough '67
18Aug13 - Gerald Alan Scarbrough, age 68, passed away on July 27, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. He was born in Siluria, AL and grew up in Alabaster, AL. The son of Hale & Agnes Scarbrough, Gerald won a scholarship to and attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Gerald s career as a Controlling Project Manager, was overseeing major construction projects in America and multiple foreign countries. He is survived by his wife Sylvia, his three sons, Nigel, Mark and Jay (Krissie); grandchildren, Seba.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 19, 2013 3:53:07 AM