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Obituary (MS): Nathan Marcus Hughes '14
Nathan M. Hughes, Lt. USN (July 28, 2018)
NATHAN M. HUGHES, LT USN, passed through the veil 28 July 2018. Nate believed in living life to the fullest. He loved God, family and friends, serving others and the wilderness. Nate knew the value of time and made his moments on earth matter. Nate was an Eagle Scout, served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Viña Del Mar Chile mission, and graduated from the US Naval Academy. His greatest joy was in living a sim.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 2:21:07 PM

Obituary (WA): Lyell Foster Harris '56
Lyell Foster Harris was born to Elwyn and Evalyn Harris on January 14, 1934 in Madison, Wisconsin. He attended East High School and accepted an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in 1952. He graduated with the Class of 1956. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Dover AFB in Delaware. In 1959, Lyell married Patricia Ann Johnson from Madison, Wisconsin in Dover. In 1960 he was accepted for a new Air Force Institute of Technology progr.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 1:56:35 PM

Obituary (NC): Bruce Gordon Krum '64
Bruce Gordon Krum, 76, of Mooresville, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at CHS-University in Charlotte.
He was born on December 1, 1941 in Monticello, NY, to the late Gordon Sumner Krum and Elizabeth Nesbit Krum. Mr. Krum was a veteran of the US Navy. He graduated from the US Naval Academy and received his Master's degree from the University of Buffalo. He attended Williamson's Chapel United Methodist Church in Mooresville.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ann King Krum; son, Pete.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 1:22:27 PM

Obituary (OH): Mrs. Cynthia (David B. Amerine '66)
Cynthia Marie (Brigandi) Amerine, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, August 11, 2018, at her home.
Cindy, as she was known by her family and friends, was born on January 10, 1947, in Syracuse, NY, she was the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude (Schlosser) Brigandi, Her father was a career Army and assigned to Syracuse University to obtain his Masters in finance. As an Army brat, Cindy lived places as varied as Germany, Panama, Texas, and Indiana as well as suburbs of Washington D.C.. T.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 1:13:58 PM

Obituary (MA): Daniel Francis Finn '66
Daniel Finn, age 74, resident of Carver, died Friday, August 10, 2018 at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth, following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Diane (LeBlanc) Finn, and the son of the late Paul and Thelma (Brennan) Finn of Leominster.
Born on December 5, 1943 in Fitchburg, Daniel graduated from the United States Naval Academy and later earned his Masters in Business Administration from Boston College. He was a United States veteran of the Vietnam War. After his serv.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 11:59:25 AM

Obituary (VA): Theodore Allen Hermeling Jr. '71
Theodore Allen Hermeling, Jr. "Ted" (Age 68)
A gentle giant died peacefully August 7, 2018. A 1971 Naval Academy graduate, Ted served 20 years as a Submarine Warfare Officer. Most recently, he worked for ARES Technologies managing the NASA Safety and Mission Assurance Contract. Ted loved his family, friends, the St. Louis Cardinals and Navy Football. He volunteered his time in youth sports both as a baseball coach and on the National Capital Soccer League Executive Committee.
Ted is survived .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, August 12, 2018 11:37:02 AM

Obituary (UT): Benjamin Jay Geiger '04
Benjamin Jay Geiger, 36, died of a sudden heart attack on Saturday, July 14, 2018, while laboring in the majesty of Afton, WY. Even the coroner who handled his body reported to the family what anyone who knew Ben already knows-that Ben's body hummed with a powerful, loving energy that simply became too big for this beautiful world that Ben loved so much. He was a powerful, loving lion who was also a philosopher, a deep thinker, and feeler of nature and the souls of others. Born in Ogden, Utah, t.... Click here to Read more
Friday, August 10, 2018 10:00:34 AM

Obituary (TX): William Carlton Lee '63
William C. (Bill) Lee, age 79, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 31, 2018. Bill was born on June 19, 1939 in Waco, Texas to his loving parents Hellen Ford Williams Lee and W. R. Williams. After Bill's father died, he was raised, along with his brother Mike Lee, by their devoted parents Hellen and E. Vernon Lee. Bill graduated from Waco High School in 1957 after which he received an appointment to and attended the United States Naval Academy. After meeting and marrying Hele.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 9, 2018 12:47:21 PM

Obituary (CA): Robert Eyman Totman '48
Robert Eyman Totman (July 31, 1925 July 19, 2018)
Bob Totman passed away peacefully July 19, 2018, a scant three months after his wife of 69 years, Dru Totman.Bob was born in San Francisco, CA, on July 31, 1925, the same day as Dru.He grew up on the family ranch in California's Central Valley, the older of two sons.Bob enlisted in the US Navy in 1943 and did his initial training at Farragut Naval Base on Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho.He briefly attended the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, but upo.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 9, 2018 11:03:31 AM

Obituary (NJ): Nicholas James DeNunzio '56
Nicholas J. DeNunzio (June 7, 1933 - August 7, 2018)
CDR Nicholas J. DeNunzio USN Ret. of Chatham Township, N.J. passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at the age of 85.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Friday, August 10th from 4-8 PM at the Paul Ippolito Berkeley Memorial, 646 Springfield Ave, Berkeley Heights. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday, August 11th at 11 AM at Corpus Christi Parish, Southern Blvd, Chatham, N.J. Entombment will follow at St. Teres.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 9, 2018 8:25:10 AM

Obituary (VA): Frederick Gale Fellowes Jr. '53
Frederick Gale Fellowes, Jr. (January 12, 1930 – July 16, 2018)
Rear Admiral Frederick Gale Fellowes, Jr. – Ted to family and friends – passed away peacefully with family at his side on July 16th, following a long illness. Born in Buffalo, NY on January 12, 1930, Ted entered college at Dartmouth and then transferred to the United States Naval Academy, from which he graduated in 1953. Shortly after his commissioning as an Ensign, he entered flight training school and was design.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 6:17:55 PM

Obituary (AR): Robert Gordon Nolan '68
Commander Robert Gordon Nolan, USN (Ret) (MARCH 12, 1946 ~ JULY 19, 2018) (AGE 72)
Commander Robert Gordon Nolan, USN (Ret), 72, of Rogers, Arkansas, went to be with His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Thursday, July 19, 2018 in St. Louis, MO. He was born March 12, 1946 in White Plains, New York to Thomas Francis Nolan and Marjorie Oakley Nolan.
He was 1968 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, having received his appointment from Senator Jacob Javits (R-NY). Upon gra.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 5:35:14 PM

Obituary (MD): Thomas Lee Sydnor '71
Thomas L. “Tom” Sydnor of Huntingtown, MD, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at the age of 69.
Tom was born on June 7, 1949, in Baltimore, MD, to Mary [Moylan] and Roland Louis Sydnor. He was the beloved husband of Sandra A. [Havran] Sydnor. On June 12, 2018, they celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary.
Tom graduated from the Naval Academy in 1971. A veteran of the United States Navy, he retired in 1996 as a Captain. He then worked as an engineer for Baltimore Gas & El.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 12:02:36 PM

Obituary (MI): Russell M Owen '46
Russell "M" Owen November (27, 1922 July 27, 2018)
Russell "M" Owen, age 95, passed away Friday July 27, 2018. Russ died peacefully in his sleep. Russ is survived by his wife of 65 years, Patricia, son Jay of Sister Lakes MI, daughter Kay Foreman (Mark) of Nederland, CO, step grandchildren Elias and Meritt, niece Connie Mikkelson of Alma, WI and many friends. Russ was a life long athlete and educator. He was born in Crosby Minnesota in 1922 and grew up in rural Wisconsin. He graduated from Mond.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 7:18:30 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. "Holly" (Frederick C. Johnson '52)
Hazel Elizabeth Johnson (April 11, 1926 - July 7, 2018)
Hazel Elizabeth Murphy Johnson, also widely known as Holly Johnson, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018, while a full-time patient at the Oakdale Senior Living Facility in La Mesa, CA. Holly was born in Florence, SD, the 8th child in a closely knit family of 12 children. Holly loved life but was forever looking forward to joining her beloved parents William Richard Murphy and Lela Denny Junod, brothers Donovan, William, Richard, Gerald.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 2:46:16 PM

Obituary (MS): Robert Walter McIntosh '50
Robert Walter McIntosh, 89, of Moss Point, MS passed away on August 1, 2018. Robert was born on October 31, 1928 to Kinross and Eva Lee McIntosh. Robert graduated in 1945 from Moss Point High School and then attended Marion Military Institute, US Naval Academy and the University of Mississippi. Robert was a manager for Pascagoula Moss Point Bank, a Vice President and manager for Hancock Bank, and Singing River Federal Credit Union. He was a member of Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church. He enj.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 2:23:56 PM

Obituary (NJ): Joseph Edward Armstrong '55
It is with deep sadness that the family of Joseph Edward Armstrong announces his passing on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the age of 86. He was a resident of Succasunna, NJ. Born on January 7, 1932 in Altoona, Pennsylvania to James and Madeline Campbell Armstrong, Joe was the third of six siblings. Joe married Joyce Burket on June 6, 1955 at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis MD immediately after his graduation from the Academy. Afterward, they were sent on a 'honeymoon' in Hawaii while he served wit.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 2:12:13 PM

Obituary (AL): Arthur Kimball Hovater '56
Arthur Kimball Hovater died peacefully at home on August 3, 2018. A native of Dothan, Alabama, he moved to Huntsville in 1962. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and received MSIE at Auburn University where he was a member of Alpha Pi Mu and Phi Kappa Phi, national scholastic honorary societies. While on active duty with the U.S. Navy, he served aboard the U.S.S. Ticonderoga (CVA-14). Later, in the submarine service, he served on the U.S.S. Trutta and U.S.S. Barracuda. Following his ser.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 6, 2018 5:23:50 PM

Obituary (UT): Philip Howard Thom Jr. '49
Commander Philip H. Thom U.S. Navy (ret.) passed away on July 28, 2018, at the age of 91.
Philip was born October 8, 1926 in Little Rock, AR. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949.
In 1950, he received his naval aviator wings and served as a commissioned officer until his retirement in 1975. His assignments included staff under the Commander of U.S. Forces in Europe as well as operations officer of the U.S. Naval Air Station Bermuda. In 1955 Philip was decorated with the French nava.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 6, 2018 5:13:24 PM

Obituary (VA): James Monroe Laster '61
James M. Laster
James M. Laster, MD passed away August 2, 2018. Dr. Laster (Jim) was born March 30, 1940 in San Diego, Ca. The only child of Marine Corps Colonel Carl A. Laster and Jeanette Reese Laster, Jim enjoyed a bi-coastal military childhood, excelling in math, tennis and football in school. After graduating from Los Angeles High School, he went on to the United States Naval Academy where he played collegiate tennis and met many long-time friends. Following in his father's footsteps, Jim .... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 6, 2018 1:39:04 PM

Obituary (DC): Mrs. Norma Jean (James K. Noble Jr. '50)
Norma Jean Rowell Noble a longtime Bronxville resident who taught two generations of children at Chapel School died peacefully at home, surrounded by her children, on July 3, 2018, after a brief illness. She was 88 years old. Norma Jean ( NJ or Nini to her family) was born in Derby Line, Vermont, on December 11, 1929, on the American side of a house that straddled the U.S.-Canadian border. She grew up in Wells River, Vermont, and was first in her class of seven at Wells River High School. At the.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 6, 2018 1:24:04 PM

Obituary (VA): Paul Skarlatos '54
Captain Paul Skarlatos USN (Ret) Naval Aviator passed away peacefully on July 16, 2018. Beloved husband of Mrs. Patricia Trott-Skarlatos; loving father of Michael, Elizabeth, and Matthew; brother of George and Spero and many nieces and nephews. Paul was predeceased by his first wife Marguerite Ryan. Paul was raised in Rochester NY and attended the University of Michigan, before he was appointed to USNA. Paul received his wings in 1955. He served with Attack Squadron 43 and later with VF 74 aboar.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:56:30 PM

Obituary (MO): Robert Lake Turnage '52
ROBERT LAKE TURNAGE A life filled with service to others that began as a young Eagle Scout and led to a military career pinnacle of being named the Commanding Officer of a Navy destroyer and a Naval Weapons Station, reached its conclusion on July 24, 2018. Captain Robert Lake Turnage, USN (Ret.) passed away peacefully in Birmingham, Alabama on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. He was 89. Robert was born on May 5, 1929 in Harrison Arkansas to James Girault Turnage and Frances Henwood Turnage. He became an .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:49:49 PM

Obituary (VA): Louis Albert Troughton Jr. '49
Louis "Lou" Albert Troughton Jr, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 22, 2018 in Virginia Beach, VA, with family by his side. Born October 22, 1926 in Montague, Michigan to Louis and Mildred Troughton. He was the 1st of seven children. Lou was a Navy Veteran who attended Annapolis Naval Academy where he studied Engineering. It was at an Army Navy dance that he met the love of his life, Colleen. They married on December 26, 1947, together they raised three children and were happily married for.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:33:31 PM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Jane (Bernard W. Moulton '43)
JANE EVAN THORN MOULTON (12/31/1924 -07/19/2018)
Jane Evans Thorn Moulton, died at home in Annapolis, Maryland, in the presence of her family and loving friends on July 19, 2018. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, on December 31, 1924, to Adele Evans Thorn and Godfrey Richards Thorn; she was her Father's final tax deduction for that year! She was educated in the greater Washington D.C. area, and attended the University of Maryland. She loved sailing, animals of all sorts, being with friends, helping .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:21:11 PM

Obituary (FL): Domenic Pellegrino Guerriero Sr. '61
Domenic P. Guerriero (March 14, 1938 – July 19, 2018)
We celebrate the life of Domenic P. Guerriero for many reasons. For his family that he loved so much: His wife Ann, daughter Lisa, sons Richard & Marc, grandsons Evan & Eric and all of his siblings, in-laws and friends. Domenic was a graduate of the Naval Academy, received his Master's degree from Boston University and proudly served his country for over 20 years. Among his decorations, he was awarded the Bronze Star with comba.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:15:39 PM

Obituary (MO): Madison McDonald Daily Sr. '54
Madison McDonald "Mack" Daily Sr., of Rolla, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the age of 86. He was born in Oklahoma City, OK on February 16, 1932 to the late Robert Bates Daily and Faune (Young) Daily. On July 25, 1954 he married Mary Matilda Emde and they were later blessed with four children. Mack graduated from the Naval Academy in 1954 . Because the Air Force was still a new branch, the service academies asked for volunteers to become officers and he became a second lieutenant in the US.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:09:28 PM

Obituary (MA): Richard Merrill Whitney Jr. '61
Richard Merrill Whitney, Jr., 78, of Duxbury, MA, died on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at home. Funeral services will be held at Holy Family Parish in Duxbury on Monday, July 30 at 11 am followed by a reception at Duxbury Senior Center. The burial will be private. Shepherd Funeral Home (shepherdfuneralhome.com) is handling the arrangements. Dick was born in Dover, NH to Richard M Whitney, Sr. and Jeannette McGrail Whitney on August 28, 1939. He graduated from the Roxbury Latin School in 1957, the Un.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 2, 2018 2:14:35 PM

Obituary (IL): Gilbert Norman Albrecq '49
Gilbert Norman Albrecq (Jan 2, 1925 July 21, 2018)
Gilbert passed away at the age of 93 from complications of myelofibrosis & leukemia. His beloved wife, Patricia, his daughter, Shelley Neel & his son, Kenny Albrecq were with him when he left this world. Gilbert was born in Danville, Illinois, & was the oldest of 4 siblings. His mother was Hazel Sloan of Kentucky & his father was Gilbert Albrecq of Forges, Belgium. He was so intelligent, kind, funny & generous with everyone .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 2, 2018 2:01:47 PM

Obituary (FL): Michael Phillip DeLong '67
Lt. Gen. Michael P. DeLong, USMC (Ret.) 73, of Treasure Island, passed away unexpectedly July 27, 2018. Michael was born on March 15, 1945 in Kinston, NC to the late Phillip C. and Katherine (Cahill) DeLong. He is survived by his beloved wife, Katherine; his son, Phillip DeLong of Colorado; and sister, Susan Newton of Lady Lake, FL. Michael was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He received his master's degree from Central Michigan University. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy, .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 2, 2018 12:43:03 PM

Obituary (NM): Charles Roy Kiger '60
Charles Roy Kiger passed in Santa Fe, NM on July 30, 2018 from complications of Multiple Myeloma. He was born in Topeka, KS, the son of Martin and LaNelle Kiger. He was raised in Washington, KS and after high school, he entered the U.S. Naval Academy at age 17. He graduated from the Academy in 1960 and was commissioned as an Ensign in the Supply Corps of the U.S. Navy. He then served 20 years in the Navy on several ships and stations. He made WESTPAC cruises on the U.S.S. Coral Sea (CVA-43) and .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 2, 2018 12:38:55 PM

Obituary (FL): Justin McCarthy Miller '37
Justin McCarthy "Mac" Miller, Jr.
Col. USMC Ret. Justin McCarthy "Mac" Miller, Jr., passed away in Pensacola on July 29, 2018. He was born to Justin and Margaret Miller in Baltimore, MD on September 14, 1914. Like his father, he attended the Naval Academy in 1937. He also attended the American University and the National University Law School in Washington, D.C.
Mac reported to the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, FL for the first flight training class there. He received his wings in June 19.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 2, 2018 7:08:05 AM

Obituary (CA): Robert Lynn Howell '52
Robert Lynn Howell (Feb 26, 1930 – Jul 6, 2018)
Resident of San Jose
Robert Lynn Howell, known to family as "Bob" or "Bobby Lynn" was born in Clinton, MO, on February 26, 1930, and entered into God's glory on July 6, 2018. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Ruth Winona and daughter Margaret "Peggy" Ruth Rainville, and survived by sons Robert Paul, Michael Lynn, James Milton, David Lynn, and daughter Linda Winona Finn, as well as 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Bob.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 23, 2018 2:31:20 PM

Obituary (NC): Thomas Eugene Murphree '48
Col Thomas Eugene Murphree (retired USMC) (Sept. 9, 1923—July 10, 2018)
A veteran of three wars, Col. Thomas Eugene Murphree, 94, U.S. Marine Corps retired, of Newport, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City.
His funeral will be at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Beaufort, at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, with the Rev. Michael Singer, interim rector, presiding. Interment, with military honors, will follow immediately afterward in “the sanctuary”.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 23, 2018 12:38:20 PM

Obituary (VA): Raymond Regis Bernier '47
Raymond R. Bernier, USN (Ret.) (DECEMBER 10, 1923 ~ JULY 15, 2018 (AGE 94))
Lieutenant Commander Raymond R. Bernier, USN (Ret.), died on July 15th of 2018. He was 94 years old. He was born in St. Johnsbury, VT, December 10, 1923, and graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy in 1942. He attended Syracuse University prior to receiving a Congressional appointment to the Naval Academy. Following graduation on June 5, 1946, with the class of 1947, 3rd Co., he served in the Atlantic, on the J.P. Kennedy .... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 23, 2018 11:46:34 AM

Obituary (LA): Melvin Henry Dennis '55
Melvin H. Dennis passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018 in Covington, LA. He was born on August 3, 1932 in New Orleans, LA. Melvin was an only child and preceded in death by his parents. Melvin was married to his beloved wife, the late Jean Guess Dennis, for 58 years. He was the loving father of Mark Dennis (Kathy), Judy Burley (Scott) and Michelle "Missy" Chatelain (Kim). Melvin was the proud grandfather of Kyle and Kevin Chatelain, Olivia Bertucci (Ryan), Jeffrey Burley (Blake) and Babs Burley. .... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 23, 2018 5:04:16 AM

Obituary (MD): Raymond Johannes Christensen '53
Raymond Johannes Christensen "Chris" passed away peacefully at his home in Arnold, MD, on July 16, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Spokane, WA on May 19, 1928 to the late Anker H. and Alice M. (Nord) Christensen. A U.S. Naval Academy graduate, Class of 1953, Captain Christensen had over 35 years of dedicated naval service to his country. During this time, he accumulated over 8,000 hours of flight time; earned a Masters Degree in Aeronautical Engineering; served as Assistant .... Click here to Read more
Friday, July 20, 2018 6:26:10 AM

Obituary (CT): William Richard Corcoran '59
William Corcoran, 81, of Windsor, died Sunday, July 15, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife, best friends and business partner Bonnie Jean Dibelius. Bill earned a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from MIT, and MS in Business from RPI and was an honors graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis. After his years in Nuclear Submarines, Bill worked at Combustion Engineering and Tenera Consulting Company. The last 21 years of his career he and his wife had their own safety consulting com.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 5:39:30 PM

Obituary (CO): James Perry Wolfe '62
James Perry Wolfe (December 04, 1940 - June 24, 2018)
Deacon James “Jim” Perry Wolfe passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, June 24, 2018. He was 77 years old.
Jim was born December 4, 1940 in Colorado Springs, CO. His parents, John Allen Wolfe and Ellen Louise Perry, preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Judy, three children, Andrew, Ann (Greg) Johnston and Laura (Mark) Burford, along with 11 grandchildren, and his sister, Cynthia Burke.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 2:10:26 PM

Obituary (TX): John Kirby Ewing '45
John Kirby Ewing (1923-2018)
John Kirby Ewing passed away surrounded by loved ones at his home in Houston, Texas on July 15, 2018.
John Kirby was born April 23, 1923 in Mercedes, Texas. He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia Wilson Ewing of 47 years, his son Steven Calder Ewing, his daughter Charlotte Kelty Crain (Ewing) and her husband Rogers Crain, daughter Holly Ewing and her husband Terry Sander, and daughter Robin Hulver. He loved all of his grandchildren Rogers Crain, Lawson Crain, .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 2:06:52 PM

Obituary (OH): Thomas Roger Case '61
Thomas R. Case Sr.
Thomas R. Case Sr., 80, of Maumee, OH, passed away peacefully at his home on July 3rd, with his family by his side. He was born June 19, 1938 to Ocla Belle and Frank Case here in Toledo. Tom was a 1956 graduate of Libbey High School. He attended University of Toledo for one year, where he was on the student senate and a member of SAE Fraternity. Following his year at UT he was appointed to the US Naval Academy and graduated in 1961. He entered naval flight training in Pensaco.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 1:38:13 PM

Obituary (NC): Mrs. Jane (Albert J. Baciocco Jr. '53)
Mary Jane Baciocco (NOVEMBER 21, 1931 – JUNE 30, 2018)
Jane Baciocco died peacefully on June 30, 2018. She was a long time resident of Mt Pleasant SC and more recently lived in Cary, NC.
Jane was born November 21, 1931, and raised in Coronado, California. She married the late Albert Joseph Baciocco, Jr, in 1955. Jane was a career Navy wife and an awesome mother tov her four children David, Debi, Andy and Susan. Jane greatly enjoyed her children and grandchildren, her porch swing, marsh b.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 1:33:00 PM

Obituary (IL): Graham Robert Oslin Jr. '57
"Bob" Oslin Jr.
Died suddenly on June 4, 2018 while visiting family in New York City. Bob was born on June 7, 1936 in Petersburg Virginia, the son of Octavia Friend Richardson and Graham Robert Oslin Sr. Bob is survived by his devoted wife of 37 years, Louise O'Sullivan-Oslin. Loving children include Robert Michael (Linda) Oslin, David Oslin, Susan (Javier Virgen) Oslin, Dan (Laura) O'Sullivan, and Sheila (Eric Miranda) O'Sullivan. Beloved grandson and best buddy, Casey O'Sullivan. Brother to J.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 16, 2018 10:41:32 AM

Obituary (OR): Frederick Daniel Budd Jr. '58
Frederick Daniel Budd Jr. (April 23, 1935 – April 13, 2018)
Frederick Daniel Budd Jr., age 82, of Portland, Oregon passed away on April 13, 2018. Fred was born April 23, 1935 in Morristown, New Jersey to Helen Elizabeth Budd and Frederick Daniel Budd. At the age of ten Fred lost his father to the WWII battle at Iwo Jima. His mother remarried a rocket scientist whose work moved the family to Huntsville, Alabama. It was here that Fred enjoyed his childhood. He graduated from Huntsville High.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 16, 2018 8:01:51 AM

Obituary (TN): Peter Reeves Van Ness '60
Peter Reeves Van Ness - July 9, 2018
Peter Reeves Van Ness, 79, of Athens, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018.
Peter was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Bill and Marjorie Van Ness on Jan. 2, 1939. Peter graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. in 1960, and served in the Navy until 1965. He married Gisela Meyer in 1962. Peter received his MBA from the University of Florida in 1966.
During his life, he lived in Fort Wayne, Ind.; Naples, Italy; Key West, Fla.; Gainesville, Fla.; Rocheste.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 16, 2018 5:39:14 AM

Obituary (FL): David Burton Dunn '62
David Burton Dunn (APRIL 7, 1938 – JULY 9, 2018)
David Burton Dunn, aged 80, passed away on July 9, 2018 in the care of his loving wife Diane and Vitas Hospice.
David was born in Pittsford, New York on April 7, 1938, to parents Berthe Jacot and Burton Dunn.
David grew up in Romulus, New York and graduated high school in 1956. He was appointed by the Secretary of the Navy to the Naval Academy in Maryland. He was enlisted in the Navy 1956-1960.
After the Navy David met his wife at a roll.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 16, 2018 5:31:28 AM

Obituary (MD): Richard Hawes Purnell '67
Richard H. "Rick" Purnell, 73, of Crofton, Maryland, passed away on May 25, 2018 at his residence. Rick graduated from Lincoln High School in 1963. He went on to graduate the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1967. During his active years in the navy, Rick was a pilot stationed aboard the USS Forrestal, rising to the rank of commander. Following the service he was employed by Lockheed Martin. A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. on July 14 at the First United Methodist Church, 411 N.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 16, 2018 5:13:39 AM

Obituary (PA): John Harlan Newsom '63
John Harlan Newsom, family physician of Yardley, Pa. died July 4, 2018. He was 78. He was born in Worland, Wyo., son of the late John Cecil Newsom and Arlene (Finch) Newsom. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Carolyn Cardall Newsom, and their sons’ families, John “Jack” Cardall and Jennifer Newsom, and Edward, and James Harlan and Susanna Newsom, and twins, David and John. Dr. Newsom graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, served in the Navy for three years as an engineerin.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, July 15, 2018 9:16:50 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Sue (Sam T. Martin Jr. '51)
Sue Mahorner Martin (January 2, 1935 - June 28, 2018)
Sue Mahorner Martin passed in her sleep on June 28, 2018. She was born in 1935 in Alabama and spent most of her youth in Jacksonville, Fl. In the late 1950's she met her husband, Sam Thornton Martin, Jr at the University of Florida, where they were studying for their Masters. They eloped in 1959, spending their honeymoon on a boat on the Inland Waterway.
She was a Renaissance woman and adapted early to the latest technology. Both she and he.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, July 15, 2018 6:34:53 PM

Obituary (VA): Walter Franklin Johnson '47
Walter Franklin Johnson (Sept. 24, 1924 June 14, 2018)
Walter Franklin Johnson of Charlottesville, Va., died on Thursday, June 14, 2018, in his home with his beloved dog, Megyn Mia at his side. "Walt" was born September 24, 1924, to William Ward Johnson and Grace Songer in Long Beach, California. His father was a Republican Congressman (1941-45) under F.D.R. He attended The Webb School in Claremont, Calif., followed by Landon School in Bethesda, Md., while his father was in Washington, D.C., se.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, July 15, 2018 1:15:12 PM

Obituary (MD): William Rex Thomas Jr. '51
William R. Thomas, Jr. Died on July 2, 2018 of natural causes. Bill Thomas was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 28, 1929. He was an Eagle Scout. He graduated Shortridge High School in June of 1947. While in high school, he earned membership in the National Honor Society, was named to the Indianapolis All-City and All-County Football Teams and was honored as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) on the Shortridge team. He was elected president of the senior class. Immediately following graduatio.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, July 15, 2018 1:09:49 PM

Obituary (NE): Michael Taylor Gardner '94
Michael Taylor Gardner (July 28, 1972 – June 29, 2018)
Michael Taylor Gardner, age 45 of Omaha, passed away June 29, 2018. He was born July 28, 1972 in Saratoga Springs, New York to George and Jean (Peden) Gardner. In 1990, Michael graduated as valedictorian of North Charleston High School in Charleston, South Carolina. Michael attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and finished his education at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, graduating with a degree in hist.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, July 15, 2018 1:09:18 PM

Obituary (TX): Mrs. Rita (Edwin C. Bain Jr. '45)
Rita Marie Bain of Richmond Texas, formerly of Annapolis Maryland passed away on June 27, 2018 from complications of heart disease. She was a graduate of St. Mary's School (in Annapolis) and Annapolis High School. She worked at Columbia Jewelry until her marriage, in 1951. Rita was a member of St. Mary's Parish for 60 years of her life. She is a past-President of the Heritage Harbour Women's Club. Rita loved travel, Mah Jongg, bridge, reading, and family. She was an avid collector of owl figurin.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, July 15, 2018 12:33:11 PM

Obituary (CA): Robert Clifford Mendell '55
Robert Clifford Mendell (December 17, 1931 - June 29, 2018)
It is with incredible sadness to share that my father Robert Mendell left us Friday June 29 in the afternoon surrounded by my mom, myself and my sister in thought. He was my role model, my hero, my dearest of friends. His last years included many health challenges. While some only knew of his recent limitations, his family and many longtime friends knew him as the strong, brave and independent man that he was. An athlete who became an .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, July 15, 2018 12:27:14 PM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Shirley (Richard Echard '55 & Thomas Cann '55)
Dr. Shirley Jean (Echard) Cann (August 12, 1932 - July 4, 2018)
Shirley Jean (Echard) Cann, born in Peoria, Illinois, died Wednesday July 4th, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Shirley attended Manual High School, where she excelled in music, and married her high school sweetheart, Richard Dean Echard, at the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel on June 5, 1955. She had by then earned a bachelor's degree in music from Knox College and a master's degree in music from New England Conservatory of Music. She went.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, July 15, 2018 11:55:52 AM

Obituary (GA): James Patrick O'Reilly '50
James Patrick O'Reilly, age 90, of Roswell died July 6, 2018. Mr. O'Reilly was the son of James and Helen O'Reilly of New York City. Mr. O'Reilly was a graduate of the Naval Academy (1950). He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving aboard the destroyer, U.S.S. McCaffrey. He later was captain of the minesweeper, U.S.S. Redpole, which won the Navy E under his command. He was a pioneering officer of the nuclear navy and served as chief reactor officer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, the U.S. Navy's.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 12:28:08 PM

Obituary (NJ): Stephen William Kline '90
Stephen William Kline, USNA Class of 1990, who lived in Clifton, NJ, died on July 5, 2018 of a heart attack. He was 50 years old. Steve was the eldest son of Richard William and Janette Hill Kline of Williamsburg, VA. He was predeceased by a sister Katharine Love Kline age 7 in 1972. He is survived by his parents, his brother Charles Richard Kline, of Harleysville, PA, Charles' wife Laura, their two children Alexander William and Elizabeth Love; and brother, David Alistair Kline of Greenville, S.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 11:48:06 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Jean (John D. Laferty '59)
Jean Holm Laferty (July 29, 1941--June 28, 2018)
Jean Holm Laferty, Age 76, who was raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada passed away on June 28, 2018, in Annapolis, Maryland. Jean was a Severna Park, Maryland resident for over 30 years. She is survived by her children Stephen (Peggy) and Pamela (Jay) of Maryland and Maureen (Dan) of Rhode Island; and her siblings Carl Holm of Halifax, John Holm of Sackville, and Ruth Smith of Thunder Bay, Ontario. She is also survived by her brother-in-law Cr.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 11:12:11 AM

Obituary (RI): Mrs. Jane (Casimir E. Sojka '55)
JANE M. SOJKA (July 17, 1935 June 16, 2018)
JANE M. Sojka (DOBRAWADO) 82, passed away Saturday June 16, 2018 at Westerly Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Captain Casimir E. Sojka (U.S. Navy retired ). Born in Woonsocket, RI she was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary ( Kowal ) Dobrawado. She lived in Westerly for the past year and was formerly of Coventry, RI. She is survived by her loving son Christopher E. Sojka of Pennsylvania. She was the devoted mother of the late Catherine.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:09:12 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Carra (Jay N. Dewing '51)
Carra Nicholls Dillard Dewing died July 3, 2018 after a short illness. Nicky was born July 28, 1929 in Charlottesville, VA, the daughter of George Budd Dillard and Carra Garrett Dillard. She spent most of her early life in Williamsburg, VA graduating from Matthew Whaley in 1946 and from the College of William & Mary in 1950. At William & Mary, Mrs. Dewing was active in student government and the Flat Hat. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and Mortar Board. At graduation Nick.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 7:49:03 AM

Obituary (WI): Richard Glen Greenwood '49
Judge Richard G. Greenwood, 90, passed away due to complications of Parkinson's disease on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Richard was born to the late Ruth and Glen Greenwood on November 4, 1927. His brother, Thomas, preceded him in death. Richard is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carol, and their children, Amy Pautzke, Jim; Julie Tennessen, Tom; Brian Greenwood and Victoria Greenwood; grandchildren, Carolyn, Mallory, Chloe and Jenna; and a great-grandson, Linkon. Richard led a colorful and exciting l.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 7:40:33 AM

Obituary (ID): Ryan Dean Pierce Rabe '11
Ryan Dean Pierce Rabe(6/13/89 - 6/27/18)
Survived in death by his parents, William Barrett Rabe and Patricia Sledge Rabe; his younger brother, Clark Dietrich Rabe; his grandparents, Andree and Duane Alton; and many adoring aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was born in Spokane and died at home beside his beloved Coeur d'Alene Lake.
He grew up in Colbert, WA, attended K-8 at NW Christian Schools, and then Mt. Spokane High School. Ryan always enjoyed and excelled at sports and was on the Varsity tea.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6:58:23 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Josephine (Oscar E. Gray Jr. '40)
Josephine Lucille Gray(JULY 12, 1918 – JUNE 22, 2018)
On June 22, 2018, Josephine Lucille Hart Gray died peacefully in her sleep. Born in Seattle, Washington on July 12, 1918, Jo grew up in San Francisco, CA. She attended the University of California Berkeley and the University of Washington, studying to be a dietician. She also was an avid tennis player, playing doubles with her father, Arthur. She met her future husband, Oscar (Ozzie) E. Gray, Jr., in San Francisco in 1943, who was serv.... Click here to Read more

Friday, July 6, 2018 12:47:05 PM

Obituary (CT): Thomas Carl David McMahon '58
Thomas Carl David McMahon, 82, of Avon, passed into eternal rest on Saturday, June 30, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born May 6, 1936 and raised in Unionville, CT he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Agnita (Drude) McMahon. Tom is predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law Joseph W. and Rose McMahon of Unionville. He graduated from Farmington High School and then went on to attend the U.S. Naval Academy and The University of Connecticut and later served in the Army Reserves. He mar.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 5, 2018 11:41:54 AM

Obituary (CA): Edwin A. Burns '46
Edwin A Burns (JANUARY 13, 1923 ~ JUNE 22, 2018) (AGE 95)
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you to do an act of kindness or donate to your favorite charity.
Beloved husband, father and grandfather Edwin A Burns died on June 22, 2018 in Orange, California at the age of 95. He was surrounded by his family, including his lovely wife, Loretta. He was born on January 13, 1923 in Grand Haven, Michigan. He attended the Naval Academy and MIT. He was selected to join the Marines. He served in the.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 5, 2018 11:40:28 AM

Obituary (VA): William Howard Purdy '65
William Howard Purdy (January 10, 1943 - June 30, 2018)
William Howard Purdy, 75 years young, of Forest, died Saturday, June 30, 2018. He was the loving husband to Sherry Z. Purdy for over 49 years.
Born in Toledo, Ohio, on January 10, 1943, he was a son of the late William Henry Purdy and the late Anne Hamilton Purdy. William was preceded in death by his brothers James Charles Purdy and Roger Daniel Purdy.
William was a 1961 graduate of Monroeville High School, attended Lynchburg College, a.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 12:57:21 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Carlene (Walter R. Wagner '50)
Carlene Scott Wagner, age 88, of Rawlings, Va., passed away June 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Richard Wagner, Captain, USN (retired). She is survived by her children, Sandra Wagner, Susan Carrington (Michael) and Walter Scott Wagner (Barbara); her grandchildren, Elizabeth Theis (Thomas), Stephen Carrington and Mary Carrington; her great-grandchildren, Richard and Catherine Theis; and numerous nieces and nephews. Carlene was a devoted Navy wife for 60 years and was k.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 10:00:34 AM

Obituary (UT): Mrs. Marian (James J. Whetton '45)
Marian Frances Bader Whetton passed away peacefully on June 26, 2018, surrounded by her family. Her 96 years began February 19, 1922, in Ogden Utah. She was the third of five children born to Edwin Charles Bader and Frances Elizabeth Van Namee. She attended Polk Elementary, Mt. Fort Junior High, and graduated from Ogden High School. Following graduation, she attended Weber College where she received an Associate Degree. While at Ogden High School, she met her future husband, James J. Whetton. Wh.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 9:42:57 AM

Obituary (NC): Mrs. Janet (John S. Tonetti '52)
(October 22, 1928--June 24, 2018)
Janet McDonough Tonetti passed away June 24, 2018. Janet grew up in Bay Village, Ohio and attended Denison University, where she was a Kappa Alpha Theta. She graduated from Ohio State University. She was married to John S. Tonetti, who pre-deceased her in 2014. When they lived in her beloved Caledon, Ontario, Janet was engaged in social work and was honored as a recipient of The Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal. They later resided in England and retired to River Hi.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 9:32:32 AM

Obituary (MD): Richard Babson Linnekin Sr. '44
Richard Babson Linnekin Sr, Captain, USN (Ret), died peacefully in his home on June 2, 2018. Richard was born in Natick, Massachusetts on July 16, 1921. He became enamored with flying at a very early age, and dreamed of becoming a Naval Aviator. Given Richard's remarkable interest in airplanes and flying, his father took him to several airshows at Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York. The 11-year-old Richard sat in the cabin of a Beechcraft airplane and later described being "gloriously unpr.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 8:52:29 AM

Obituary (MA): David Livingston Lowry '60
David Livingston Lowry, 81, of Williamstown and Lenox passed away recently. Born in Aurora, Illinois, he was the son of the late Ruth Ann Livingston and Floyd Pease Lowry. David grew up on Clover Hill Farm and graduated from Williamstown High School in 1954. He attended Williams College and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1960. After service as a commissioned officer, he taught mathematics at Drury High School, Lenox School for Boys, Lenox Memorial High School, Lasell College, .... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 2, 2018 3:43:26 PM

Obituary (HI): Mark Joseph Piscioneri '77
Mark Joseph Piscioneri, Age 62, of Waikiki passed away on June 5, 2018 at Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Northampton, Massachusetts and was a Retired Commander from the United States Navel Reserve. He is survived by wife Virginia "Jeanni"; brothers Colin and Lee and sister Wendy. A Committal Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC.

Honolulu S.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 2, 2018 3:19:54 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Sheila (Joseph A. Gildea '53)
Sheila A. Gildea, DPM, Loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother passed away peacefully on her 88th birthday - June 26, 2018. Born in Woonsocket, RI to General James A. Murphy and Veronica Brennan Murphy on June 26, 1930, she was an athlete and scholar throughout her life. She proudly attended the University of Rhode Island where she was a varsity athlete in three sports: basketball, softball and field hockey. While there, she became a life lifelong member of Chi Omega Sorority. She then.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 2, 2018 2:23:43 PM

Obituary (VA): Stephen Tredway Coleman '70
Stephen Tredway Coleman, 71, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at his home, at peace and with a smile on his face. He was a native of Roanoke, Virginia, and was the son of the late William Tredway Coleman and Phyllis Mabel Artlip Coleman. He was preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Stone.
Steve attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduated in 1970 from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. He served his country for 24 years, until his retirement attaining the rank of CDR.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 2, 2018 2:12:08 PM

Obituary (VA): Christopher Roy Thomas Sr. '60
Christopher Roy Thomas, Sr., 79, of East Norriton, PA died at Einstein Montgomery Hospital in East Norriton on Friday, May 11, 2018, after a brief illness.
Raised in Cudahy, Wisconsin, Chris would go on to become a Naval Aviator after graduating from the United States Naval Academy Class of 1960. He served our country in Vietnam earning two Distinguished Flying Crosses with Combat V, a Bronze Star with Combat V, 19 Combat Air Medals with Combat V and the Purple Heart. He retired after 20 years .... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 2, 2018 2:03:50 PM

Obituary (VA): Richard David Milligan '59
Richard D. Milligan (September 6, 1936 - June 28, 2018)
Rear Admiral Richard David Milligan, 81, passed away in Chesapeake, VA on 28 June 2018 due to complications from dementia. Rich, an identical twin, was born first on 6 September 1936 in Livingston, NJ to Barbara & Andrew J. Milligan, Sr. His identical twin, James, followed six minutes later. Of Rich's six siblings, he is survived by Major General Robert F. Milligan and his wife, June, and Elaine Sherman and her husband, Jack. He was pr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 2, 2018 2:00:12 PM

Obituary (VA): Lawrence Albert Skantze '52
General Lawrence Skantze USAF (Ret.) Who died at 89 years of age on June 18, 2018, began his career at the age of 12 selling hot dogs at Yankee stadium to support his family. From Yankee Stadium to the Naval Academy to his long career in the Air Force, Skantze's determination and commitment to service brought him awards and promotions and more importantly the respect and affection of those who worked with him. After graduating from the Naval Academy in 1952 Skantze trained to be a pilot and flew.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 2, 2018 1:30:52 PM

Obituary (TN): Joseph Andrew Foy '76
Joseph Andrew Foy, age 63, passed away on June 20, 2018. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1976 before beginning his 25-year career in engineering. He then chose to follow his passion for education, becoming a High School Teacher, educating students for the past 10 years at West High School and L&N STEM Academy. This fall he planned to continue his teaching career at CAK. Joseph enjoyed reading, and hiking in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. He was a member of Cedar Springs Presb.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 7:46:33 PM

Obituary (TX): Robert Dimas Jr. '82
Robert Dimas, Jr. (August 24, 1960 - June 24, 2018)
Robert Dimas, Jr., born August 24, 1960 in San Antonio, TX and passed away at home on June 24, 2018. Proud graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1982; Served as Captain in the United States Marine Corps (1982 - 1988). Beloved Husband of 36 years to Jeanne Marie (Gerlach); Proud Dad to his children, Robert Timothy (34) and fiancé Michelle, Andrew Gregory (27), Amanda Marie (25) and Sarah Grace (18); Pops to Rosemary and Rh.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 5:50:18 PM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Barbara (John B. Haines '45)
Barbara Wilson Bobbie' Haines (October 6, 1924 - May 29, 2018)
Barbara Wilson Haines, age 93 and 8 months, passed quietly in her home in La Jolla, California on May 29, 2018. Barbara was born on October 6, 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri to Katherine and Lewis (Woody) Edwin Wilson. She was an only child and the light of her parents' life. Later, the family moved to San Diego, when Barbara was very young and where her father worked for General Motors. Her mother was a stay-at-home wife and mother. B.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 5:31:52 AM

Obituary (WA): Kurt MacGregor Trautman '67
Capt. Kurt MacGregor Trautman (Sep. 7, 1945 to June 19, 2018)
Captain Kurt MacGregor Trautman, 72, died in Bremerton on June 19, 2018. A loving husband, father, brother, and uncle, he devoted his career to serving in the United States Navy before retiring in 1995. He received the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, and numerous other personal awards during his career.
Capt. Trautman was born in Fort Collins, CO on September 7, 1945 to the late Randall Dee Witt Trautman and Lucil.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 25, 2018 12:27:11 PM

Obituary (MA): Hugh Michael Taylor '66
Hugh M. Taylor of Duxbury, died peacefully in the presence of loving family members on June 21, 2018 after a courageous six-year battle with multiple myeloma. Hugh and his beloved wife and best friend, Maureen, had recently celebrated 47 years of marriage. He was proud of, and adored, his sons Patrick, Andrew, and Daniel; daughters-in-law Julie and Colleen; and seven grandchildren, Riley, Mika, Maddy, Zadie, Jonathan (JT), Meret, and Bekele. Though bittersweet, his family takes comfort knowing t.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 25, 2018 12:19:44 PM

Obituary (PA): Edwin Carl Nelson '61
Edwin C. "Ed" Nelson, 79, of Greensburg, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in the Excela Westmoreland Hospital. He was born May 29, 1939, in Dunkirk, N.Y., and was the son of the late Ray and Aslaug Paulsen Nelson. Ed was a graduate of the Naval Academy and received his master's degree from Syracuse University. He had served in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He had been a member of the Maplewood United Presbyterian Church and enjoyed his traveling, fine dining and good wine. He also liked working.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 25, 2018 12:16:20 PM

Obituary (CA): John Raymond Wilson Jr. '55
Rear Admiral John R. Smoke' Wilson, Jr., USN (Ret.) February 1933 - June 2018 Encinitas Rear Admiral John Raymond "Smoke" Wilson Jr., USN (Ret.) made his last take off on 11 June 2018 at the age of 85. He was surrounded by his loving family. John was born in 1933 in Glendale, California, to John and Leona Wilson, the second of three children. He was married to Constance Dale from Wheat Ridge, Colorado, for 60 years. Smoke graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1955 and was designated a naval avi.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 25, 2018 12:08:40 PM

Obituary (TN): R. Raley Thomley '54
Lt. Col. R. Raley Thomley, USMC (Ret.) age 88 of Newbern passed away on Friday at the Tennessee State Veteran's Home in Humboldt.
Raley was born in Newton, AL to the late Bert and Selma Raley Thomley. Raley served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and then graduated from Andalusia High School in Andalusia, AL. After graduation he attended Marion Military Institute. As a 1954 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps serving as an Engineer and Inte.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 25, 2018 12:05:29 PM

Obituary (MN): Mrs. Elaine (Clifford A. Skinner Jr. '50)
Gladys Elaine Olson Skinner, 94, died peacefully on Monday, May 28, 2018, in Sunnyvale, California. Elaine was born to Nels and Hannah (Hanson) Olson in Detroit Lakes. As one of eight children in her family, Elaine grew up and attended country school in Shell Lake Township. She graduated from Frazee High School in 1942. During World War II, Elaine and her older sister Doris mustered up their courage to leave the family farm and relocate to Washington, DC, to take government jobs and assist with .... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 25, 2018 8:27:44 AM

Obituary (CA): John Crosby Marshall '52
John Crosby Marshall (April 11, 1929 - June 15, 2018)
John Crosby Marshall passed away peacefully at his home in Thousand Oaks, California, on June 15, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. John was born on April 11, 1929 to William and Genevieve Marshall in Milford, Connecticut. In family tradition dating over 200 years, John enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was promptly selected to attend the U.S. Naval Academy (class of 1952). While enrolled in school, he met his love and lifelong companion Bar.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 21, 2018 8:30:42 AM

Obituary (TX): James Ralph Dunbar '55
Colonel James (Jim) Ralph Dunbar, Ret. USAF passed away peacefully in his home in the Woodlands, Texas on May 14th, 2018. He is survived by his three children, Timothy A. Dunbar, Thad P. Dunbar, and Sharon D. McGrath, and five grandchildren. He is also survived by his two brothers Richard P. Dunbar and Fredrick A. Dunbar and his sister Deanna D. Duncan.
Jim was born in Crawfordsville, IN on July 17, 1930. He grew up in Darlington, IN and after his first year at Purdue University he was accepted.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 21, 2018 8:21:29 AM

Obituary (MD): Michael James Foley '83
Michael Foley (AUGUST 30, 1961 – JUNE 18, 2018)
After a valiant battle with cancer, Michael James Foley (Mike) age 56 of Catonsville, MD passed away on 18 June 2018.
Mike was born in New London, Connecticut 30 August 1961 to W. Robert (Bob) and Nancy Hopkins Foley. He grew up in the Upper Valley, New Hampshire before going to the United States Naval Academy. He graduated with a degree in Physics before going on to the Naval Post Graduate School. Mike had an illuminating 25 years in the U.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:38:32 AM

Obituary (TX): Terrence Clark Hubbard '60
Terrence C. Hubbard known to his many friends as Terry, passed away on Sunday morning, January 28, 2018, in Corpus Christi, Texas, from complications caused by Parkinson's Disease and the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. He was 80 years old. His wife, Kathy (Katherine) was by his side. They were married for 49 years. Terry was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and grandpa. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Jesse Schoch, his father, Ronald A. Hubbard, his mother, Margaret Hubbar.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 9:16:47 AM

Obituary (GA): Mrs. Mary Lou (Robert P. Herriott Sr. '64)
Mary Lou Houge Herriott (August 10, 1944 - April 12, 2018)
Mrs. Mary Lou Houge Herriott, age 73, of Carrollton, Georgia died, alongside her husband, Thursday, April 12, 2018.
Mrs. Herriott was born in Memphis, Tennessee on August 11, 1944, the daughter of the late Alvin Lee Hogue and Grace Charlotte Lyons Hogue. She was a homemaker, an avid horse lover, and a member of Midway Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Robin Marie Moreland of Harrogate, England; sons, Robert Paul Herriott, Jr. of.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:50:43 AM

Obituary (GA): Robert Paul Herriott Sr. '64
Robert Paul Herriott, Sr. (December 9, 1942 - April 12, 2018)
Mr. Robert Paul Herriott, Sr., age 75, of Carrollton, Georgia died, alongside his wife, Thursday, April 12, 2018.
Mr. Herriott was born in Alameda, California on December 9, 1942, the son of the late Jack Adair Herriott (aka Charles Jack) and Viola Vivian Van Ornum Herriott. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot during the Vietnam War. He later retired from Delta Airlines as a Ca.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:49:49 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Margaret (Philip D. Shutler '48)
Margaret Walser Shutler, nee Margaret Ann Walser, was born in Minneapolis, MN and passed on, in Annandale, VA March 12, 2018. She was 92 years young. Margaret (known as Muggs) was raised in Minneapolis. She attended Mount Holyoke College (MHC) and graduated in 1947 with a degree in Music. She taught school for a year at St. Agnes School for girls in Alexandria, VA and in 1948 married Philip D. Shutler (USNA '47). They had six children and as a loyal Marine Corps family they moved all over these .... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 18, 2018 1:48:39 PM

Obituary (LA): Henry Payne Forbes '49
Henry Payne Forbes
H.P. Forbes died peacefully at his home on May 22nd, 2018 at the age of 91.He was born in Hammond on May 19, 1927 to Harold and Marie Mitchell Forbes. H.P. graduated from Culver Military Academy in 1945 and went on to the Naval Academy, where he graduated in 1949. After graduation, he served five years in the US Navy as a captain of minesweepers, the Osprey and the Swallow. He retired from active service in 1954 and returned to Hammond where he was proprietor of Forbes Furnit.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 18, 2018 5:00:17 AM

Obituary (NC): Edwin Love Toone III '60
Edwin Love Toone III, 81, of Wilmington, died June 15th, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born in Richmond, VA to the late Edwin Love Toone, Jr and Kathryn Brooks Toone. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kathryn Brooks Toone Taylor. He graduated from St. Christopher's School in Richmond and attended the US Naval Academy before graduating from the University of Louisville. Ed was a lifelong Episcopalian who devoted his life to serving those in need. As a civil rights activist in the 1960.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 18, 2018 3:28:33 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Gloria (Carl W. Otto '47)
Gloria Williams Otto (1924 – 2018)
Gloria deEtte Williams Otto [Gloria W. Otto] died on Sunday, 10 June 2018 at 4:50pm after suffering from dementia for a number of years. She was 94 years old.
Gloria was born in Boise, Idaho on 12 January 1924, the first child of M. Ned Williams and Floribel Bergh Williams. Her family moved a lot while she was very young because of her father's work. They settled in Boise where Gloria completed elementary school, graduated in the first graduating class .... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 18, 2018 3:14:53 AM

Obituary (DC): William Edward Simons '50
William E. Simons
Passed away on June 9, 2018 at the age of 90. Bill was a resident of the Knollwood military retirement home in Washington. A 1950 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he served as an Air Force officer for 22 years, retiring in 1972 with the rank of colonel. He continued to do military research work for both the RAND and BDM corporations for many years thereafter. Amongst his various accomplishments, Bill earned a PHD in education, taught history at the Air Force Academy, and w.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 15, 2018 11:57:45 AM

Obituary (ME): Van Lee McCullough '67
Van Lee McCullough Date of Death: May 27, 2018 Date of Birth: April 28, 1943
Biography: Van Lee McCullough, 75, of Brunswick, ME, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 27, 2018, due to complications of nonalcoholic liver disease. Van is survived by his beloved wife of fifty years, Julia Rivers McCullough; son, Mike McCullough, daughter in-law Mandy, grandchildren, Kyle, Riley, and Keegan of Simsbury, CT; son, Wes McCullough, daughter-in-law Patti, grandchildren Norah, Annie, and F.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:04:17 AM

Obituary (MD): Bruce Johnson (professor emeritus)
Bruce Johnson (September 4, 1932 – June 4, 2018)
Professor Emeritus Bruce Johnson passed away peacefully on June 4, 2018. He was a professor at the United States Naval Academy for 35 years, in the Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department. In addition to teaching and research, he co-authored several textbooks including Introduction to Naval Architecture, Engineering Economic Analysis, and Introduction to Naval Engineering. He recently received the William H. Webb Medal from the .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:01:37 AM

Obituary (CT): Peter Stuart Schilke '82
Peter Stuart Schilke
Loving father and husband, Cmdr. Peter Stuart Schilke, USN retired, of Gales Ferry, passed away suddenly on May 19, 2018, surrounded by his wife and children.
Peter was born to Donald Schilke and Margaret Chernals Schilke, Sept. 20, 1960, in Oak Park, Ill. He was raised in the Chicago suburb until age 17, when he attended the U.S. Naval Academy. Following commissioning, he attended the USN nuclear power school in Orlando, Fla., and later served on submarines. In 1989, Pete.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 5:39:31 PM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Patricia (Richard W. Smith '51)
Patricia Mulligan Smith of Annapolis, Maryland died May 25, 2018 as a result of injuries from a fall in her residence on Cornhill Street. She was born in Washington, DC in 1931 and was a student at George Washington University when she met Richard Wood Smith at the United States Naval Academy. He was commissioned into the Marine Corps with the class of 1951. They were married on April 18, 1953 on his return from the Korean War and had just celebrated their 65th anniversary this April. Pat and Di.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 3:48:40 PM

Obituary (FL): Gary Robert Gray '78
Gary R. Gray, 62, of Palm Bay, Fl., formerly of Chartiers Twp., died Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Palm Bay Hospital. He was born February 27, 1956, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Robert and Joyce Gray. Mr. Gray was a 1974 graduate of Peters Township High School where he was an All-American swimmer and then attended the United States Naval Academy He then worked in environmental cleanup until his retirement to Florida in 2013. Gary collected and restored antique furniture and clocks and was an av.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 2:15:57 PM

Obituary (MO): Douglas Robert Aldrich '44
Douglas R. Aldrich, Webster Groves, died June 1, 2018.
Doug was born Feb. 20, 1921, in Galesburg, Illinois, to Harry (architect) and Helen Aldrich. He was the grandson of Norman Kellog (architect) and Christina Aldrich.
He excelled academically and on the tennis courts, winning many local and state championships. He held several national rankings. His father built their home and tennis courts at 185 Fuller Lane. He attended Northwestern University and the U.S. Naval Academy.
In 1948, he resig.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 2:05:26 PM

Obituary (FL): Paul Lewis Quinn '48
Paul Lewis Quinn
Paul L. Quinn, 93, passed away on June 4, 2018 at home.
Paul was born in Longview, Washington to Roswell and Lydia Quinn. He graduated from Kelso High School, Kelso, WA where he starred in football and basketball. Paul was awarded an appointment to the US Naval Academy where he graduated in 1948 and continued in service to his country as a submariner. Paul continued his education with a master's degree from Catholic University (Electrical Engineering, 1962), as he returned to .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 2:01:58 PM

Obituary (VA): John Kaufman '46
John Kaufman, of Charlottesville, formerly of North Chesterfield, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018. He was born in the borough of Manhattan in New York City in 1922, to the late Abraham and Bessie Kaufman. After graduating from Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn, New York, in 1938, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. As an enlistee, he gained admission to the U.S. Naval Academy. Upon graduating from Annapolis in three years due to WWII, he served on the USS Maryland until the end of the war. During h.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 11, 2018 3:08:09 PM

Obituary (TX): Thomas Henry Cooper III '44
Thomas Henry Cooper, III passed away peacefully at his residence on June 4, 2018. Born in Cooper, WV in 1920, he was the son of the late Thomas H. Cooper, Jr. and Susan Dodson Yaple Cooper. He grew up in Bluefield, WV and was appointed to the United States Naval Academy in 1940. He graduated with the Class of 1944 and participated in nine major battle campaigns in the Pacific during World War II. He was an active Mason since 1960 and was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and a York Rite Mason. T.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 11, 2018 2:59:03 PM

Obituary (Philippines): Roilo Solis Golez '70
Golez, ex-NSA, passes away
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Manila Standard June 12, 2018 Maricel Cruz and Rey E. Requejo
Rogelio “Roilo” Golez, a former Navy captain, congressman and national security adviser who became an outspoken authority on the West Philippine Sea, died Monday of a heart attack. He was 71.
Parañaque City Vice Mayor Jose Enrico Golez confirmed his father’s death on Monday morning.
Acting Chief Justice An.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 11, 2018 2:52:25 PM

Obituary (PA): Mrs. Joyce (Steven W. McGanka '59)
Joyce C. McGanka, 81, of Ligonier, died peacefully, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Ligonier Gardens. She was born Jan. 5, 1937 in Somerset, a daughter of the late Edwin F. and Nelle Gorr Bauer. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed as a registered nurse for many years. She was of the Episcopal faith. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters and brothers-in-law.
At the family's request, all services and interment will be private. The J. PAUL McCRACKEN FUNERAL CHAPEL INC.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 11, 2018 6:05:38 AM

Obituary (VA): Robert Todd Meloy Sr. '55
Robert Todd Meloy Sr. (November 13, 1932 - June 01, 2018)
CDR Robert Todd Meloy, USN(Ret), passed away on June 1st, 2018 at his home in Ashburn, VA. He was eighty-five years old. A true Washingtonian, Todd was born in Washington, DC on 13 November 1932 to Catherine and Alex Meloy of Lanham, MD. He grew up in Alameda, CA, graduating from Alameda High School in 1950, then attending the University of California, Berkeley, for one year before entering the Naval Academy, Class of 1955, 14th Company,.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 8, 2018 11:22:48 AM

Obituary (NJ): Edgar Wayne Weeks Jr. '56
Edgar Wayne Weeks Jr.
Western Electric/AT&T executive Edgar Wayne Weeks Jr. passed away at home after a brief illness with his family by his side on June 4, 2018. He was 85. Wayne was born and raised in Thomasville, Ga., to parents, Edgar Wayne Weeks Sr. and Ethel (nee Norwood). He won an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and graduated in 1956 with a bachelor of science in engineering. He went on to have an impressive career with Western Electric where he quickly climbed th.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 7, 2018 11:43:53 AM

Obituary (VA): Daniel Edward Bienlien '64
Daniel Edward Bienlien (Age 75)
Of Springfield, Virginia passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018. He was a native of Holstein, Iowa until his acceptance to the United States Naval Academy in 1960. Upon commissioning in 1964, Dan was designated as a Naval Aviator and served two tours in Vietnam, retiring after 20 years of honorable and meritorious service. Following military service he spent the next several years as a defense contractor in the Washington, DC area, finally retiring for a life of fa.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:55:17 PM

Obituary (PA): Mrs. Thelma (Paul L. Nuschke '45)
Thelma L. Nuschke, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away Friday evening, May 24, 2018 in the Chambersburg Hospital. Born March 8, 1928 in Bogata, Texas, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Lora Conine Brumley. Her beloved husband of 67 years, Paul L. Nuschke, preceded her in death on April 21, 2014. As an active and former Navy wife for 67 years of her life, Mrs. Nuschke traveled extensively throughout the U.S, while raising and taking care of three children and volu.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:54:35 PM

Obituary (TX): Mrs. Janice (Edgar R. Meyer '43)
Janice Irene Bates Meyer Left to be with Our Lord and join her husband of 65 years, son and loved ones on May 30, 2018 at age 97 1/2. She lived a long and wonderful life, full of the love she passed on to all who knew her. Born on September 4th, 1920 in Johnstown, PA, Janice maintained her friendships formed in Wilson Heights throughout her life, even appearing on a TV variety show together in the 50's. She married her high school sweetheart, Edgar Robert Meyer on June 20, 1942 just days before .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 10:37:36 AM

Obituary (CT): Stephen Henry Matheson '68
Stephen H. Matheson, 71, of Simsbury, Connecticut and Westerly, Rhode Island died unexpectedly on May 30, 2018 at the UCONN Medical Center, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Astoria, New York to the late Alfred and Dorothy Matheson, Steve grew up in Huntington, New York, and graduated from Huntington High School. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Karen Sammis Matheson, also from Huntington; brothers Curt (Rosemary) and Al (Pat ) Matheson, sister, Karen (Kathy Lepp) Matheson; two da.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 9:52:49 AM

Obituary (AL): Clement Clay Torbert Jr. '52
Clement Clay "Bo" Torbert, Jr. died on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at his home in Opelika. He was 88 years old. Bo was born on August 31, 1929, and was proud to call Opelika home his entire life. He is survived by his wife Gene Hurt Torbert and his three children, Dixie Alton (Mitch), Shealy Cook (Penn), and Clay Torbert (Cindy) as well as his five grandchildren, Rebecca Cook Davis (William), Elizabeth Cook, Clay Cook, Bo Torbert IV, James Torbert, and two great-grandchildren, Penton Davis and Celia.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 8:11:33 AM

Obituary (NC): Richard Ivan Smith '57
Richard Ivan Smith, "Smitty", 84, passed away on May 30th, 2018.
Richard was born on September 26th, 1933 in El Dorado, Kansas to Ivan and Lottie Smith. He graduated from Butler Junior College in 1953. There he was the captain and center of the NJCAA National Championship basketball team of 1953. Richard then attended the United States Naval Academy from 1953-1957. There he majored in engineering and was on the baseball team. A tall left hander, he pitched and won many games for the Midshipmen .... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 4, 2018 10:57:30 AM

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Monday, June 4, 2018 6:48:10 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Annette (Robert D. Rodgers '56)
Annette Palumbo Rodgers, 85, of Virginia Beach, VA passed away on Tuesday, May 22 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Millburn, NJ in her family home as the youngest of 8 children. She studied at Upsala College in East Orange and worked as a dental technician and as an assistant to an eye surgeon. While in Virginia Beach, she volunteered for over 20 years as a Red Cross dental assistant for the oral surgeons at the Naval Air Station Oceana Dental Clinic.
As the wife of a navy captain,.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 1, 2018 1:32:49 PM

Obituary (TX): Mrs. Peggy (William B. Crawley '45)
Peggy Crawley (1922 - 2018)
One of this world's true angels, Peggy Crawley, was born into eternal life on May 28, 2018 at her home in Lamesa, Texas surrounded by loving family. Her Celebration of Life will be Saturday, June 2, 2018 in the First Presbyterian Church in Lamesa at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Sam Lanham officiating. Visitation with the family will be held prior to the service from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Peggy Marie Eiland Crawley was born on March 27, 1922 in Munday, Te.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 1, 2018 7:44:58 AM

Obituary (CA): Douglas Ruffin Barrow '66
Douglas Ruffin Barrow, professional racing driver, aviator, sport parachutist, and businessman, completed his journey on earth peacefully, May 19, 2018, at St. James Place, Baton Rouge, LA. Born in Helena, AK, August 23, 1942, in the early months of World War II, his father stationed at the pilot training base there, Doug was the son of a military family who traveled the globe. To him, the expression "coming home" always meant coming home to Baton Rouge and St. Francisville, LA. His education in.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 31, 2018 8:05:25 AM

Obituary (GA): Charles Arlington Dittmar Jr. '68
Maj. Charles Arlington Dittmar, Jr. (Ret.) passed away at home on his 72nd birthday, May 14, 2018. The 7th child of Rev. and Mrs. Charles A. Dittmar, he was born in Port Hueneme, CA in 1946. He is preceded in death by his mother, Anne Dittmar, his father, Charles A., his stepmother, Amy Dittmar and sisters, Barbara Merritt, Jocelyn Wentworth, Jacquelyn Cofer and Charlotte Leavitt. He is survived by his cherished wife of 48 years, Ceci Conaty Dittmar, his brother John Dittmar of Utah and his sist.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 31, 2018 7:19:39 AM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Joan (Carl J. Lidel '52)
JOAN MARIE LIDEL (July 6, 1930 - May 22, 2018)
Joan M. Lidel died of cerebrovascular disease in Vero Beach, Florida on May 22, 2018. She was 87 years old.
Joan was born in Hoboken, NJ on July 6, 1930, the daughter of Aloysius and Mary Bruder. She grew up in Elizabeth, NJ and graduated from Wood Secretarial School in New York City. Throughout her life she was a devoted member of the Roman Catholic Church, practicing her religion fully. She taught Christian doctrine to young children at St. Tere.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 8:29:55 PM

Obituary (DE): Bruce William Plomasen '45
Bruce W. Plomasen, An Officer and a Gentleman, (Age 96) USN (Ret)
Passed away peacefully on Monday, May 21st 2018. He was a Naval Academy graduate, class of 1944, and a retired Lieutenant Commander who served for 20 years. He received Word War ll, Korean War and Vietnam War service ribbons.
Bruce was born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota. It was while serving in the Navy that he met his wife Julia in Athens, Greece in 1950. After retiring from the Navy, he settled and raised a family in P.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:27:14 PM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Patricia (Robert S. Merritt '55)
Patricia Ann Merritt passed away peacefully on 5 May 2018. Patricia grew up in Lancaster, CA and graduated from Antelope Valley High School and later San Diego State University. Shortly after graduating from college, she met her late husband Bob Merritt on Coronado Island at the Mexican Village Restaurant & Cantina. They were married 57 years where they traveled the world, living in Hawaii, Northern CA, Newport News, VA, Naples, Italy and finally Bakersfield, CA. They loved entertaining, tra.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:17:54 PM

Obituary (MD): Donald Charles Erickson '61
Donald Charles Erickson (January 20, 1940 - May 27, 2018)
DONALD CHARLES ERICKSON Passed away peacefully in Annapolis, MD at age 78 on May 27, 2018 after a valiant struggle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Portsmouth, VA and raised in a Navy family primarily in Berkeley, CA; Kodiak, Alaska; and Chicago, IL Donald was the first of three boys born to the late Carl A. Erickson and Julie (Williams) Erickson. Donald spent two summers while in high school working on a salvage boat in the Gulf of Alask.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:11:48 PM

Obituary (PA): Mrs. Betty (Daniel L. Cooper '57)
Betty Ogilvie Cooper, 82, of Lancaster, PA, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 after a lengthy illness at the Willow Valley Retirement Community. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Louise Ferguson Ogilvie. She was the wife of VADM Daniel L. Cooper for 60 years.
Betty grew up in East Liverpool, Ohio and graduated from Muskingum College. Throughout her long and very productive life, she could be best described as a servant leader. A devout Christian woman, she served th.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 11:38:10 AM

Obituary (TN): Frederick Russell Haselton Jr. '46
Frederick R. Haselton, CMDR USN, (Retired) passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at his home in Cookeville. Known to his family and friends as Ted, he leaves behind a legacy of a life lived to its fullest and an assortment of stories both famous and infamous. Ted was born in Greenville, South Carolina, Aug. 1, 1923, to his parents Helen and Frederick R. Haselton and traveled widely from an early age, living everywhere from New York to California before retiring in Tennessee. He graduated from the .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 9:25:38 AM

Obituary (VA): James Michael Borland '69
Retired Maj. J. Michael "Mike" Borland, 70, of Stafford, Va., passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 3, 2018. He fought hard the last few years without complaint, but finally succumbed to the effects of several Agent Orange-related diseases. Mike was born in Indiana on Nov. 15, 1947, to Thomas and Eva Borland. He spent his childhood in the same hometown as actor Jimmy Stewart, graduating from Indiana High School in 1965. His journey in military service initially began at the U.S. Naval Academy..... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 8:29:33 AM

Obituary (TN): John Byron Smith '61
John B. Smith Capt. USN (ret.) (January 12, 1936 – May 24, 2018)
John Byron Smith, Capt. USN (ret.), 82, of Hixson died Thursday, May 24, 2018. He was born January 12, 1936 in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania to the late Herbert Eugene Smith and Eliza Margaret Cluston Smith. John loved his family. He was very active in his community. Everyone who met him loved him. Mr. Smith was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 30 years of service to his nation..... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:35:38 AM

Obituary (LA): Edgar Wilfred Jatho Jr. '72
Edgar W. Jatho, Jr. "Big Ed", passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the age of 69. Born May 29, 1948 to the late Edgar W. Jatho, Sr. and Ethel Barthe Jatho. He is survived by his beloved wife of 22 years, Sharon Skrmetta Jatho; his children: Jennifer Jatho Cross (Ernest), Robert L. Rollan, Edgar W. Jatho, III (Gwen), and Adam J. Jatho; his stepchildren: Tiffany Reeves Burke (Scott), Travis D. Reeves (Tricia), and John Michael Vaughn (Courtney); and his grandchildren: Anna Lentini,.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 6:48:47 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Linda (David L. Osburn '59)
Linda Travis Osburn, 76, passed away peacefully April 12, 2018 following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Osburn was born in Long Beach, CA on April 30, 1941. She was the eldest of two children born to Charles William Travis and Esther Talley Travis. When she was 3 months old, her family moved to Annapolis, MD where she grew up on Southgate Avenue. She attended school in Annapolis until her senior year when she transferred to and graduated from Saint Margaret's School in Tappahannock, VA. Shortly after g.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 5:04:28 AM

Obituary (NC): Mrs. Ruth (Theodore E. Lide Jr. '49)
Ruth (Zapp) Lide MAY 30, 1925 ~ MAY 22, 2018)
Ruth Zapp Lide, 92, passed away May 22, 2018.
A private Ceremony of Inurnment for the family will be held at the Christ United Methodist Church Columbarium on Tuesday, May 29 at 1:30pm with a Celebration of Life service following at 2:00pm in the sanctuary.
Ruth was born May 30, 1925 in Newark, NJ. Her parents were Edmund L Zapp and Augusta Rose Zapp. She graduated from Palmyra, N.J. high school and from Drexel University in Philadelphia. She work.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 24, 2018 1:51:03 PM

Obituary (LA): Joseph William Sherar '52
Joseph William "Bill" Sherar (September 27, 1930 - May 21, 2018)
Joseph William “Bill” Sherar passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. He was born on September 27, 1930 in Fresno, California, United States. Son of Joseph William Garland and Verna Irene (Kneeland) Sherar.
Bill Sherar was an insurance broker, investor, research director avid sailor, pilot, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Member: Who’s Who in the World 1995, Maritime Law Association, Youn.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 12:58:43 PM

Obituary (WA): David Franklin Jones '62
David F. Jones passed away peacefully in Seattle on May 6, 2018 at the age of 78 after an 18 year struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born and raised in Norristown, Pennsylvania and graduated from the United State Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Subsequently, he underwent training as a nuclear engineer and submariner, serving five years on the U.S.S. Patrick Henry, a Polaris submarine.
In 1969, he left the Navy to attend the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania whe.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 21, 2018 4:42:31 PM

Obituary (CA): Frederick Anthony Ulam II '45
Frederick Anthony Ulam, II (1922-2018)
Frederick Anthony Ulam was born July 8, 1922, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and died on March 29, 2018, of congestive heart failure at Ventura Community Hospital. He was ninety-five.
His parents were Frederick Anthony Ulam and Eleanor Frances Barrett Ulam of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He was from a family of six children, two sisters, Eleanor and Patricia, three brothers, Thomas, John, Richard.
Fred graduated from U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland .... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 21, 2018 2:51:57 PM

Obituary (PA): William Louis Brodhag '80
William Louis Brodhag (August 13, 1958 - May 16, 2018)
59, of Spring City, Pa passed away May 16, 2018 at Southeastern Veterans Center. He was born August 13, 1958 in Uniontown, Pa. He was the son of Alfred Louis and Evelyn (Visocky) Brodhag. Preceded in death by his father, he is survived by his mother, and two children, Amanda Jean and Matthew Louis Brodhag. He is the brother of Beth (Peter) Clifford and Carolyn (Mark) Knower, and uncle to nieces and nephews Anton, Alex, and Adrian Clifford, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 21, 2018 1:43:33 PM

Obituary (DC): Mrs. Betty (William G. Graham '47)
Betty Sherwood Graham (OCTOBER 26, 1925 – APRIL 13, 2018)
Betty Sherwood Graham was born on October 26, 1925 in Washington, D.C. and died on April 13, 2018 in Washington. She was 92. Betty grew up in the Reno Road area of Chevy Chase.
She was the daughter of Mary Helen Hoskinson and John W. Sherwood. Her father, who passed away on January 17, 1950 at the age of 61 in Washington, was very active in Washington's business life, operating a dairy and managing several family restaurants. On M.... Click here to Read more

Friday, May 18, 2018 12:08:02 PM

Obituary (MI): Larry Thomas Farnquist '63
Larry Thomas Farnquist died Tuesday, May 15, at the age of 77. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie on March 20, 1941, the first of three sons to Ted and Jean Farnquist.
Larry attended Sault Schools, graduating from Sault High in 1959. He attended plebe year at the US Naval Academy and eventually earned a teaching degree from Northern Michigan University after service in the US Marine Corps Reserve and three years in the US Army as a bandsman. He then taught English and History at Sault High for 12 .... Click here to Read more

Friday, May 18, 2018 10:05:40 AM

Obituary (MD): Roger Carlquist '48
Capt. Roger Carlquist, USN (Ret'd) 92, died peacefully May 11, 2018, in Annapolis, MD at home with family. Born January 28, 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Carl and Ethel Rich Carlquist, he achieved his dream of being a Naval Aviator, graduating USNA Class of 48. While in Pensacola for flight training, he met and married Amante Georgia Semmes, with whom he recently celebrated 68 years of marriage. As a test pilot and fighter pilot, Roger logged over 4,000 flight hours, flew 55 different aircraft.... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 18, 2018 9:41:23 AM

Obituary (MD): William Bruce Shoemaker '61
William Bruce Shoemaker Jr. died at his home in Annapolis, Maryland, on May 6th, 2018. He was 79 years old. Known affectionately as "Mo" and "Pop Shoe," Bill died with his much loved wife, Barbara, and his family together at his side.
Bill was born on January 20, 1939 in Baltimore, Maryland, to Bruce and Martha Shoemaker. After living briefly in Los Angeles, California, and Reading, Pennsylvania, he grew up in the Loch Raven Village area of Baltimore.
A member of the United States Naval Academ.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:14:11 AM

Obituary (FL): Joseph Michael Sullivan '61
Joseph "Joe" Michael Sullivan, 80 of Ormond Beach, Florida passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.
Born July 13, 1937 in Boston, Massachusetts to Charles and Anna (Grady) Sullivan. After serving in the United States Navy, Joe went on to retire as a Certified Nurse Anesthetist. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra Riley-Sullivan, and his devoted daughter, Regan Taylor. Services with military honors will be celebrated at a later date in Cotuit, Massachusetts..... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:33:24 AM

Obituary (OH): Ernest Cantrell White '43
Ernest Cantrell White, age 95, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at McCullough- Hyde Hospital on May 13, 2018. The son of Ernest White and Hallie Eunice Cantrell White, he was born in Nashville, Tennessee on May 20, 1922. He grew up in Huntsville, Alabama, graduating from Huntsville High School in 1938, at the age of 16. He then spent a year at Marion Military Institute preparing for an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. He graduated from the Academy in June 1942 as part.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 2:57:42 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Joan (Thomas R. Eckert '61)
Joan Gatti Eckert, 78, died on Mother's Day, May 13, 2018.
Born on October 13, 1939, Joan was the daughter of the late John and Antoinette (nee Christiano) Gatti of Hackensack, N.J. She grew up a Hackensack girl, attending Hackensack High School and then becoming the first in her family to attend college, graduating from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. She had followed her high school sweetheart and River Edge "boy" to Maryland, as he went off to the Naval Academy in Annapolis. On June 18, 19.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 2:45:35 PM

Obituary (VA): Theodore Lloyd Johnson '45
THEODORE LLOYD JOHNSON Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.) Passed away peacefully in McLean, VA at age 95 on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Born in Washington, DC and raised in Arlington, VA, Theodore Lloyd Johnson was the second of five children born to the late Theodore Carlton Johnson and Florence Elizabeth (Yothers) Johnson. After graduating from Western H.S. and Randle School in Washington, DC, Lloyd received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated June 7, 1944 (with the war-accelerated c.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:49:00 PM

Obituary (TX): Mrs. Mary Jane (Raynor A. Taylor '60)
Mary Jane Stevens Taylor, formerly of Virginia Beach, fought cancer for a long time, but eventually lost her battle and passed away in Austin, Texas on April 25th at 79 years of age. Mary Jane was the daughter of the late John (Jack) Lawrence Stevens, Jr. and Nettie Skelly Stevens of Newport News, VA. and the widow of Rear Admiral Raynor A. K. Taylor, USN Retired. Mary Jane was born and raised in Newport News and was a 1956 graduate of Warwick High School and a 1960 graduate of Mary Washington C.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:37:21 PM

Obituary (CT): Gordon William Wacker '61
Gordon William Wacker, born on June 10, 1939, in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, to the late Elwood and Cecilia Wacker, passed away peacefully at home at age 78 on May 10 in Old Saybrook, CT. Gordon had wonderful memories of growing up on the Jersey shore, body surfing, sailing and spending time with his adoring extended family. Gordon graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1961 and then went on to the Naval Nuclear Power Engineering School and Submarine School. Gordon retired as a Lieutenant after co.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:10:43 PM

Obituary (KY): Edward Earle Morgan '66
Edward Earle Morgan, 75, of Elizabethtown, KY passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Atria Assisted Living, Elizabethtown, KY. Mr. Morgan was a Naval Academy graduate and retired from the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Morgan Survivors include one daughter, Michelle Piscatello; four grandchildren, Alexis Piscatello, Rachael Piscatello, Lois Piscatello, Claire Piscatello. A graveside service with military honors will be held at the United States naval academy Cemet.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:04:33 PM

Obituary (CA): Leonard Verne Delling '48
Leonard V. Delling (June 14, 1925 - April 30, 2018)
Leonard V. Delling, 1948 Annapolis Graduate and Retired United States Navy Captain, passed away late Monday night of natural causes. He was nearing his 93rd birthday. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Patricia, children Randall, Ranelle, Pam and Jill, grandchildren Tana, Tyler, Randy, Jack, Sophia, Aiden, Annie, Kindra, Carl, Joan and Jana and great grandchildren Devin, Audrey.
Leonard had many careers during his life. He was a math and.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 12:14:20 PM

Obituary (MD): Arnold Nicholas Hafner '62
Arnold Nicholas Hafner (December 6, 1938 - May 11, 2018)
Arnold N. Hafner died peacefully in his sleep of Parkinson’s Disease in Anne Arundel County MD, on 11 May 2018. He was 79 years old.
Dr. Hafner was born on December 6, 1938 in Queens, New York. Arnie, as his friends knew him, enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 16 with his mother’s approval and went to Parris Island, SC. After several years he took the test for the Naval Academy and was assigned to the Naval Academy Pr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 14, 2018 9:10:17 AM

Obituary (VT): John Allen Swainbank '64
(1942-2018) John Allen "Jay" Swainbank of Craftsbury passed away on April 16, 2018, in The Villages, Florida, after a lengthy hospital stay. He was 75. Jay grew up in St. Johnsbury, the son of John and Louise Swainbank. He has resided in Craftsbury in recent years with his wife Cheryl Crytzer. Jay graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy in the Class of 1960, and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1964. As a Navy pilot, he flew surveillance aircraft based in Brunswick, Maine; Pensacola, Florida; and in .... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 14, 2018 6:54:50 AM

Obituary (HI): Dennis Edward Watson O'Connor '52
Dennis E.W. O'Connor Sr. father, son, grandfather, and loving husband of Mary Elizabeth Peden O'Connor passed away on April 12, 2018. He was 88 years old. O'Connor was born on January 25, 1930 and grew up in Kuli`ou`ou, Hawaii. He graduated from Punahou School in 1948, and went on to serve in the United States Navy after graduating from the Naval Academy in 1952. O'Connor graduated from the George Washington University School of Law in 1961. O'Connor was a senior partner at O'Connor Playdon Gube.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 14, 2018 6:41:51 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Kathryn Ann (Elmer A. McCallum '48)
(July 12, 1934 April 23, 2018) Kathryn Ann McCallum, 83, of Roanoke, Va. went to be with the Lord April 23, 2018. Kathryn was born July 12, 1934 in Tucson, Ariz. She was the daughter of the late William and Josephine Steenbergen. She was the wife of the late naval officer and test pilot, Elmer Austin McCallum, Jr. As she accompanied "Mac" to various duty stations, she taught a variety of grades and subjects in many different school systems. After a stint as a first grade teacher, she decided to .... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 14, 2018 6:37:23 AM

Obituaries (United Kingdom): Richard Neil Plath '62
Richard Neil 'Dick' Plath, Captain US Navy (ret'd) Died peacefully and comfortably at St Richard's Hospice, Worcester on 25th April, 2018, aged 77. Beloved Husband of Penny, much loved Father of John and Lydia and adored Grandfather. Cremation and Burial of ashes private. Memorial Service at St Mary's Church, Wick, on Wednesday, 4th July, at 2.30 p.m. No flowers. Donations to St Richard's Hospice and enquiries to E.Hill and Son 01386 552141.
Published in the Evesham Journal on 2nd May 2018
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Friday, May 11, 2018 7:11:16 AM

Obituary (TX): Lawrence Eugene Marshall '84
Commander Lawrence Eugene Marshall, USN, Retired, age 56, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Growing up in Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, Lawrence dreamed about serving his country in the United States Navy. In 1979, he was accepted to the United States Naval Academy. After graduating in 1984, Lawrence served in the Navy for twenty years, rising to the position of Executive Officer of the USS Texas Battleship. Among his many deployments, Lawrence served in Kuwait, coordinating anti-submar.... Click here to Read more
Friday, May 11, 2018 6:31:31 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Harold A. Glovier '54)
Mary Elizabeth Glovier, a resident of Potomac Falls, Virginia, and formerly of McLean, VA, passed away on April 25th, 2018 at the age of 85. Mary Lib was born in Morristown, NJ and raised in Cranford, NJ. She was a graduate of Cranford High School and her beloved Duke University. She married Harold Alba Glovier (Hal) in 1954 in a service at the United States Naval Academy and together they traveled the world as he served with distinction as a Naval officer in the submarine service, living on the.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 5:35:20 PM

Obituary (IN): Thomas Oliver Murray Jr. '64
Thomas O. Murray Jr. (September 16, 1941 - April 27, 2018)
Thomas O. Murray, Jr., 76, of Bristol, passed away Friday April 27, 12018 at his home. He was born September 16, 1941 in Upper Darby, PA to Thomas O. & Anne Curtis (McGraw) Murray, Sr.
On May 4, 1968 in Richmond, Virginia he married Brenda Wilson. She survives along with 2 children, Brant Thomas (Keili) Murray of Pittsburgh, PA, Shannon Nicole (Donald) Strick of Bristol, IN; 2 grandchildren, Cole Thomas Strick and Quinn Kathryne St.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 4:12:25 PM

Obituary (VA): Frederick Asa Hilder Jr. '78
Frederick Asa Hilder Jr., age 61, born on December 27, 1956 in Wilmington, Delaware, passed away on May 1, 2018 following an eleven-month battle with glioblastoma. He is survived by his wife, Cindy Hilder, and their six children, Cortney Sapp and husband Chris, Brandon Hilder and wife Jennifer, Daniel Wood and wife Natalia, Timothy Wood and girlfriend Kelsey Plante, Matthew Hilder, and Olivia Hilder. Siblings, Anne Hilder and husband Mike Smith, Janet Krupski, and Charlie Hilder. Mother-in-law, .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 4:07:46 PM

Obituary (FL): Catherine Ruth Brown Eberhart '83
CDR Catherine (Brown) Eberhart, USN retired, of Jacksonville, FL passed away on April 26, 2018. She died peacefully with her mother at her side. Cathy was born May 1, 1961 in Ironton, Ohio to the late Joseph Brown and Elinor Brown. She grew up in Wadsworth, OH graduating from Wadsworth High School in 1979. Cathy attended the U.S. Naval Academy in the first year that women were represented in all four classes, graduating in 1983 with a bachelor's degree in Ocean Engineering. She made the Navy a c.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 4:04:43 PM

Obituary (VA): Thomas Howard Emsley '59
Captain Thomas Howard Emsley, Civil Engineer Corps, U.S. Navy Retired, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2018 surrounded by loved ones after a long, valiant struggle with pancreatic cancer. He was born October 20, 1935, to Howard and Bernice Emsley, raised in Aurora, Illinois and graduated from Marmion Military Academy in 1953. Tom attended Lewis College, Lockport, Illinois, prior to entering the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, graduating in the class of 1959. He married the former Na.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 4:02:59 PM

Obituary (KY): William Joseph Aicklen Jr. '47
Captain William Joseph Aicklen, Jr. USN Retired, 93, Crestview Hills, Kentucky passed away peacefully on May 1, 2018. Captain Aicklen or 'Captain A,' as he was affectionately known, lived a life of service: to his country, his family and community. He was both a Southern gentleman and a Naval Officer with a deep and devoted love for his wife Margot. He developed a lifelong fondness for Dixieland Jazz, stamp collecting, black Labradors and a well-made cocktail. Captain A's modest confidence, stro.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 4:01:22 PM

Obituary (NM): John Wellington Swan '53
Col. John W. Swan (USAF Ret.) "Jerry" passed away at the age of 88 on April 28, 2018. Jerry was born in Rocky Mount, NC and was raised in Cumberland, MD by his maternal grandparents after the deaths of his parents.
After graduating from Allegheny High School (1948), he graduated from the US Naval Academy (1953). Jerry was a member of the USNA and Allegheny HS Track and Field teams. At the time of his graduation from the USNA, Naval Academy graduates were given the option to join the Navy or Air.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 4:00:16 PM

Obituary (VA): Walter Albert Schriefer '49
Commander Walter Schriefer, USN retired, of Virginia Beach, Virginia went to his eternal home on April 27, 2018. Walter was born July 22, 1925, in Chicago, son of Walter and Paula Schriefer. He lived life to glorify God! A sinner saved by grace.
He enlisted in the US Navy V5/V12 program in 1943. He completed the "90 day wonder school", followed by an appointment to the USNA. Upon graduation in 1949 he served briefly on the USS Kearsarge before reporting for flight training. He was designated a .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 12:15:23 PM

Obituary (ME): Brian Paul Plourde '82
Brian Paul Plourde, 57, formerly of Rockland, Houlton, and Waterville, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, due to complications from a stem cell transplant for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He fought an incredible battle with this disease, and he impressed us all with his unending positive attitude.
Brian was born on Aug. 3, 1960, in Waterville to parents, Carroll and Kathleen Sylvia Hamel Plourde. He graduated from Waterville High School in 1978. Bria.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 8:14:52 AM

Obituary (PA): Mrs. Carolyn (George H. Laning '47)
Carolyn C. Laning (August 29, 1927 May 5, 2018)
Carolyn C. Laning, age 90, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2018, at Centre Crest, in Bellefonte, after a long illness. She was born August 29, 1927, in Pottsville. She was the daughter of Jacob Allen Coleman and Hattie Jane Stutzman and a graduate of Pottsville High School, in Pottsville. Her first job after high school was at Western Union in Annapolis, Md., where she met and subsequently married, on October 5, 1946, the love her life, Retired C.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 7:56:45 AM

Obituary (CA): Homer Richard Bivin '47
Homer Richard “Dick” Bivin (February 8, 1924 - May 2, 2018)
Homer Richard Bivin passed away early Wednesday morning, May 2, 2018. He was born in Ventura, CA, in 1924. His parents were Wilrus Rusty Bivin and Harriet E. Bivin. His mother died when he was a young boy and Dick was brought up primarily by his grandmother. After attending high school in Ventura, Dick joined the Navy in December of 1941. He went to boot camp and torpedo-man's school in San Diego, CA. He was then assigned t.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 7:49:57 AM

Obituary (MA): Edwin D. Condon Jr. (honorary '82)
Rev. Edwin D. Jr. of Hingham, formerly of Dorchester, died May 1, 2018. Beloved son of the late Edwin D. and Eleanor (Connelly) Condon. Loving brother of Dr. Robert M. Condon and his wife Joan of Weymouth. Uncle of Robert M. Condon and his wife Sheila of Bridgewater, John V. Condon of Carver, Daniel E. Condon and his wife Elizabeth of Weymouth, Kristin Russo and her husband Dr. Joseph Russo of North Scituate, RI and Laura McCarthy and her husband Scott of Brockton, and a beloved cousin and godch.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 1:37:40 PM

Obituary (CA): Albert Joseph Shower Jr. '61
Veteran Albert ‘Jay’ Shower takes final flight
General Aviation News Staff February 14, 2018
EL CAJON, California — The field of aviation lost a prolific airman when Albert Joseph “Jay” Shower, Jr. (USN Ret.) died of natural causes on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Shower was a Vietnam veteran who served as an officer in the United States Navy for more than 22 years until his retirement and honorable discharge in 1983. In total, his adventurous career in aviation spanne.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 12:16:38 PM

Obituary (VA): Albert Marion Hayes Jr. '53
Albert Marion Hayes Jr. (DECEMBER 22, 1929 – APRIL 27, 2018)
Captain Albert Marion Hayes, Jr., of Stafford went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, April 27, 2018. CAPT Hayes was born 22 December, 1929, in Stuttgart, Arkansas to Albert and Valarie Davis Hayes. He graduated from Stuttgart Memorial High School, and attended Arkansas State University, before transferring to and graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1953. Upon graduating from the Naval Academy, he married his high sch.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 11:55:58 AM

Obituary (LA): Mrs. Kathryn (Frederick S. deGeneres Jr. '53)
Kathryn Nichols deGeneres, a resident of Shreveport since 2006, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on April 28, 2018 at the age of 87. Kathryn was born in Cordell, Oklahoma, on June 8, 1930 to William Ray and Mary Kate (Ellis) Nichols. Her family moved to Baton Rouge when Kathryn was eight years old. She was a proud graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with a degree in Elementary Education. Kathryn was a voracious reader and loved helping children learn to read. Wh.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 7:51:01 AM

Obituary (TX): Steven Kelley DeWolf '75
Steve DeWolf
Some people do more living in a few years than others do in a lifetime. That was our Steve. He was the bright star that shines so brightly, it cannot burn too long. Steven Kelley DeWolf died on Wednesday, April 25, at the age of 64 doing what he lovedflying his vintage SNJ/T-6 Texan airplane. Born in France to American bomber pilot Colonel James G. DeWolf and his journalist wife, Frances Ray DeWolf, he was the only star in their universe. The family lived many places around the wor.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 7:42:57 AM

Obituary (New Zealand): Charles Walter Missler '56
Koinonia House Announces Death of Founder
CHUCK MISSLER (1934-2018)
Reporoa, NZ — Koinonia House announces the death of its Founder and retired Board Chairman, Dr. Charles W. “Chuck” Missler. He was 83 years old, and passed away peacefully at his home in Reporoa, New Zealand. He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy and his two sons, Charles “Chip” and Mark. He is survived by two daughters, Lisa Bright and Meshell Missler, and eight grandchildren.
Two Careers i.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 7:29:17 AM

Obituary (WA): Laurence Duane Filley IV '56
Laurence D. "Larry" Filley April 17, 1932 April 19, 2019 Young people in love readily agree to the "I DO" part of their wedding vows, but few give much thought to the "until death do us part" at the end of the vows. For Larry and Bette Filley, it took 66 years for that part to come true. They were blessed with five children and a full and interesting life in between. Larry exhibited a military bent from a tender age. The first day he was eligible, he enlisted in the Oregon National Guard as a Mu.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 7:29:20 AM

Obituary (MD): Alister Carroll Anderson '46
Fr. Alister C. Anderson, Chaplain (Colonel) U.S. Army (Ret.) departed this life on April 22, 2018 of heart failure. He held many positions in military posts and hospitals, including Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He is survived by his beloved wife Ann Stuart Anderson of 34 years.
He was the son of the late Rear Admiral Anton Bennett and Ella Miriam (Thompson) Anderson.
Father Anderson served as a military chaplain and civilian parish priest in the U.S. and abroad for 62 yea.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 30, 2018 8:24:02 AM

Obituary (NJ): Gerard Cornelius Reidy Sr. '61
Gerard Cornelius Reidy Sr. Basketball enthusiast traveled the globe for successful career in the textile industry Mr. Gerard Cornelius Reidy Sr. passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018, surrounded by family at his home in Scotch Plains, N.J. He was 80 years old. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, at the Dooley Colonial Home, 556 Westfield Ave., Westfield, N.J. The Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Helen's Church in Westfield. Born in Queens, N.Y., to J.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 30, 2018 8:19:11 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Virginia (Richard H. Knight '46)
Frances Conway ("Connie") Davis Knight, a longtime resident of Virginia Beach, died on April 20, 2018. She was 94. She was the widow of the late Captain Richard Holmes Knight (United States Navy, Retired), her husband of nearly 59 years. Mrs. Knight is survived by three children, Mrs. Susan K. Cabot (Lewis P. Cabot) of Boston, Massachusetts; Richard H. Knight, Jr. (Linda W. Knight) of Nashville, Tennessee; and Mrs. Jennifer K. Fries (the late Eric V. Fries) of Bluffton, South Carolina; five gran.... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 27, 2018 4:28:29 AM

Obituary (CA): Jay Gillis McKie '47
Jay Gillis McKie (September 21, 1924 - April 18, 2018)
An officer and a gentleman who deeply loved his wife and three “girls,” Jay Gillis McKie died peacefully in his sleep on April 18, 2018, at his Covington apartment in Aliso Viejo, CA.
Jay was born in Pasadena, CA on September 21, 1924, to Charles Frederick McKie and Della Moore McKie and grew up in Redondo Beach, CA where he graduated from Redondo Beach High School. He attended Stanford University for one year, lettering on the.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 26, 2018 8:04:19 AM

Obituary (MD): Danielle Tamara Gross '07
Danielle Tamara Gross was born on November 26, 1985, the youngest daughter to Derrick and Sharon Gross. She departed this life on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Danielle was educated in Anne Arundel County Public Schools and graduated from Broadneck High School in 2003. After graduation, Danielle attended one year at the United States Naval Academy. Later, Danielle completed a five-year Steamfitters Apprenticeship Training Program at Montgomery College. In June 2017, Danielle earned her Certificatio.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 26, 2018 5:45:55 AM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Jean (Alexander P. Zechella '43)
Jean Bary Zechella, 97, passed away Saturday March 31, 2018 surrounded by family and many wonderful caretakers at Vicar's Landing in Ponte Vedra Beach. She was born in Newport, KY daughter of William Bary and Minetta Scharstein Bary on July 27, 1920.
Jean was a supportive military and corporate wife. She made a wonderful home for her family in 28 different locations. Her three children were blessed to have the best mother any child could wish for. She will be remembered for her sweet and gentle.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 26, 2018 2:14:05 AM

Obituary (MO): James Henry Cooper '51
James Henry (Harry) Cooper, son of J. H. G. and Mildred Cooper, was born in Springfield, Missouri on December 18, 1926, and passed away April 22, 2018 at the age of 91. Mr. Cooper attended grade school and two years at Greenwood High School in Springfield, then completed high school and graduated from Shattuck School in Faribault, Minnesota. After graduation from High School he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated from the Naval Academy .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 8:37:40 AM

Obituary (CT): William Stanton Graham '46
William S. Graham, of Bloomfield, beloved husband of Regina C. Graham for 68 years, died peacefully on April 6, 2018 at the age of 94. Born in Greenwich, on May 8, 1923, he was one of five children of James P. Graham, Jr. and Agnes Gillen Graham. After attending Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and Severn School in Maryland, Bill won a competitive SecNav appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. He graduated June 6, in 1945, Class of '46. At Navy, Bill lettered in lacrosse and soccer, played on 3 in.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 23, 2018 7:57:58 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Billie (William D. Drake '52)
Billie Ruth Adwell Drake (November 27, 1929 - April 16, 2018)
Billie Ruth Adwell Drake, a retired San Diego schoolteacher, Navy wife and mother of six, passed away April 16, 2018, at the home of her eldest daughter, Cynthia Drake Owens, in Oxford, N.C. She was 88.Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., to William A. and Gertrude F. Adwell, Billie Ruth grew up in Birmingham, Ala., where she worked in her parent's bakery and was a teen beauty queen. In 1951, she earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from .... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 23, 2018 7:42:19 AM

Obituary (UT): William Theral O'Bryant '42
William Theral O'Bryant passed away peacefully at his home in Lehi, Utah, on April 12, 2018. He was born on June 26, 1920, in Garland, Utah, to William Jackson and Zora Haws O'Bryant. He and his younger four brothers and one sister were raised in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, where he graduated from high school in 1938.
Theral graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Naval Science on December 19, 1941, just 12 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He then serve.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 23, 2018 7:36:11 AM

Obituary (MA): Porter Lewis Jr. '60
U.S. Navy Commander Porter Lewis Jr. (retired) of Yarmouth Port, died at his home on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, surrounded by his loving wife, Cecile "Boo"; his children, Elizabeth, Madeleine, John and Martin; and his beloved standard poodle, "Sampson." He is also survived by his sisters, Barbara and Carol; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
At age 15, Porter met the love of his life at church and soon after he and Boo played the villain and heroine respective.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 23, 2018 7:27:38 AM

Obituary (WA): Mrs. Phyllis (Ray G. Kummerow '52)
Phyllis A. Kummerow (Oct. 14, 1934 to April 6, 2018)
Phyllis Arlene Kummerow, 83, of Bainbridge Island died Friday April 6, 2018 at Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton, Washington, surrounded by her family. Born on October 14, 1934 in Waterloo, NY she was the daughter of the late Russell and Hazel (Johnson) Jones. After growing up in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, Phyllis attended Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls after which she studied nursing at both Syracuse University and St. Luk.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 23, 2018 7:03:22 AM

Obituary (NY): Mrs. Nancy (Malcolm S. Collin '45)
Nancy Falls Collin passed away on April 10, 2018 just shy of her 92nd birthday at Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Center in Plattsburgh, NY where she had resided since suffering a massive stroke over a year ago. Until her stroke she had been living independently for 10 happy years at Lake Forest Senior Living Community where she made the decision to move after her beloved husband, Malcolm Collin's, death in 2002. Nancy was born on April 27, 1926, the youngest child of Iva (Pursley) and W. Howard Fall.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 6:49:43 AM

Obituary (MD): John Richmond Alexander Jr. '52
John Richmond Alexander, Jr. (AUGUST 4, 1929 – APRIL 15, 2018)
John Richmond Alexander Jr., retired Air Force officer and Professor Emeritus of Towson University, died at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis on April 15, 2018.
Dr. Alexander was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on August fourth, 1929. He held a B.S. degree from Columbia University, an M. S. from Johns Hopkins, and a PhD. from UMBC. After retirement from the Air Force, he taught Computer Science at Towson for 26 years. He .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:41:25 AM

Obituary (MI): Stanley Michael Zimny Jr. '65
Stanley Michael Zimny Jr.(NOVEMBER 5, 1942 – APRIL 10, 2018)
Stanley Michael Zimny, 75, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday April 10, 2018.
Stanley is survived by his loving wife Carol of 52 years; his children Jennifer (Doug) DeLong and Matthew (Darlene) Zimny; his grandchildren Natalie, Katie, Alexis, and Maria; and his brother Eric Zimny and sister-in-law Elizabeth Smith. Stanley was predeceased by his parents Stanley and Martha (Cloer) Zimny and his brother Glenn Zimny.
Stanley was bo.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 16, 2018 1:24:46 PM

Obituary (TX): Reynaldo Leon Acosta '57
Reynaldo L. Acosta, 84, passed away peacefully Monday, March 19, 2018. He was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He was in the Class of 1952 at Jefferson high School where he was on the basketball team and track team. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1956. He served in Air Defense Artillery in Vietnam, and numerous other overseas deployments. He retired as a Major after 20 years of honorable service. Rey received an Accounting Degree from UTEP. He worked a.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 16, 2018 12:22:00 PM

Obituary: Anthony Francis Lazzaretti '61
Anthony F. Lazzaretti (Apr 26, 1939 - Sep 29, 2016)
Survived by wife, Sharon; sons, Anthony and Victor Lazzaretti; daughter, Laurene (David) Richards; 5 grandchildren, Anthony and Kaelyn Richards, Fiona, Eliza and Victor Lazzaretti; sister, Pauline (Bob) Kouba; many nieces and nephews. FUNERAL Monday 6pm, Korisko Larkin Staskiewicz Chapel. VISITATION Monday 4-6pm at Funeral Home. Military Honors by American Legion Post #331. KORISKO LARKIN STASKIEWICZ FUNERAL HOME 5108 "F" St. 402-731-1234 www..... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 16, 2018 11:11:16 AM

Obituary (WA): David Anthony Orriss '62
David Anthony Orriss (MAY 21, 1938 ~ APRIL 7, 2018 (AGE 79))
Our beloved Father and Papou, age 79, died April 7, 2018 in San Diego, California. He was born May 21, 1938 in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, England to Clifford Walter Orriss and Eileen Mary Orriss (née Brown). His father Clifford (MBE), served in the Royal Air Force as a mechanic during World War II in Europe and India. During our grandmother’s estrangement from our grandfather, she met a U.S. serviceman named Harley S.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 16, 2018 10:43:39 AM

Obituary (TX): Frank William Montesano '71
Frank "Rocco" Montesano (JULY 27, 1949 – APRIL 13, 2018)
Frank “Rocco” Montesano passed away April 13, 2018, at the age of 68. Rocco was born on July 27, 1949 to Ann and Rocco Montesano in Passaic, New Jersey, but was raised in Hackensack, New Jersey. Rocco graduated from The United States Naval Academy in 1971, and served in the U.S. Navy from 1971-1998. Rocco was promoted to Captain and was awarded two Legion of Merit medals, two Meritorious Service Medals, the Navy and Mari.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 16, 2018 8:57:50 AM

Obituary (FL): James Henry Demming '46
Dr. James Henry Demming, 95, "returned to the loving arms of the Lord" on April 13, 2018 in Ormond Beach. Dr. Demming was born on September 3, 1922, the middle child of three, to Frances Kate Bowman Demming and Bernard James Demming in Cleveland, Ohio. He grew up and attended schools in Cleveland, graduating from Cathedral Latin High School in 1940. He then enlisted in the Navy and was stationed on the battleship USS Tennessee at Pearl Harbor. He was then honored with the opportunity to attend t.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 16, 2018 8:42:26 AM

Obituary (IL): Samuel Bruce Walker '52
Samuel Bruce Walker (December 15, 1930 -- March 31, 2018)
Samuel Bruce Walker was born on December 15, 1930, in the town of Andrews, Cherokee County, North Carolina. He was the oldest child of Gerald Benjamin Walker and Margaret Everett Walker, and brother to William Hudson Walker (b. 1933), and Kathryn Louise Walker Scott (b. 1935, d. 1969). He was raised in the Presbyterian Church.
By the time he was five Sam had decided he wanted to be a minister on Sundays who ran a filling station and gar.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 16, 2018 8:22:54 AM

Obituary (CA): Katherine (Charles J. Kelly '48)
KATHERINE ELKINS KELLY(January 23, 1927 - November 6, 2017)
Katherine Elkins Kelly, the eldest daughter of United States Senator Davis Elkins and Mary Reagan Elkins, passed away peacefully in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, on November 6th, 2017. Katy, at 90, lived a long and "marvelous" life. Never one to step away from a challenge and always ready for a change, Katy and her loving husband, Charles J. Kelly of Buffalo New York, started their lifelong romance in 1947. Katy, a graduate of Simmons Colleg.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 16, 2018 5:55:15 AM

Obituary (VA): James Eugene Radja '51
James Eugene Radja (February 9, 1930 - April 8, 2018)
RADJA, JAMES "Jim" Captain (Age 88) U. S. Navy (Retired), on 8 April 2018 in Vienna, Virginia at the age of 88.
James was born in Chicago's East Side neighborhood in February 1930, the son of the late Jakov and Caroline Radja, immigrants from Croatia in the early 1900s. Jakov was a worker at Republic Steel. James was a 1947 graduate of the James H. Bowen High School. He was appointed to the US Naval Academy from the Illinois Institute of Te.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:22:31 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Carol (James E. Radja '51)
Caroline Elizabeth Radja (June 24, 1933 - March 30, 2018)
Caroline Elizabeth Radja, age 84, died unexpectedly on March 30, 2018. She was born in San Pedro, CA, on June 24, 1933, to Floyd and Nell Gould. She was one of many military dependents who left Pearl Harbor before its attack, leaving behind her Navy father who luckily survived the attack as his ship was not in the harbor at the time. She grew up in southern California and graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from San .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:21:43 PM

Obituary (MA): Alan Ray '41
Alan Ray, 98, son of Martin Hasset and Josephine Ray West Ray, passed away March 31, 2018 at Brooksby Village, in Peabody, Massachusetts. The fourth of five children (Martin, John, Margery and Roger), he was born in Bronx, New York City in 1920, grew up in Bronxville, and graduated from public schools in Younkers. He then graduated from the United States Naval Academy, was commissioned as an ensign in 1941 at age 20 and sent immediately to Pearl Harbor. In both WWII and the Korea War he served i.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, April 15, 2018 5:37:09 PM

Obituary (VA): Jon Wali Alston '99
Jon Wali Alston (18 October 1975—6 March 2018)
Obituary of Jon Alston The Alston family would like to begin by thanking everyone that is here today. We appreciate the prayers, calls, cards and words of condolences. Our loved one has gone home. Minister Jon Alston was born October 18, 1975 in New Jersey to Henry and Marge Alston. He also has two brothers. Jon accepted Christ into his life at the age of nine and was baptized at the First Baptist Church of Anderson. Jon became the first Juni.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:29:09 PM

Obituary (TX): David Keith Moore '60
USN Captain David Keith Moore (ret.), age 79 of Irving, Texas and formerly of Georgetown, Ohio died February 7, 2018 at his residence. He was a 1956 graduate of Georgetown High School. He earned an Aeronautical Engineering degree from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and his Masters degree from the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterrey, California. He taught at Annapolis, North Lake Community College and tutored several willing students over the years. He loved his country and the bond.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:05:53 PM

Obituary (CO): Lee George Rallis '53
LEE GEORGE RALLIS
Born December 19, 1930, Lee peacefully entered the gates of heaven on April 5, 2018. Born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to George and Georgia Rallis (né e Sakellaris), he was one of nine children. He is preceded in death by his parents; his beloved son, Chris Gustav Rallis; his brothers Dean, Chris, and Nestor. Also waiting for him are his sisters Dena, Mary, Rea, and Helen. He is survived by his son, George Lee Rallis; his daughters, Georgia Kay Rallis-Reno and Tina Mou.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:57:39 PM

Obituary (CA): William Howard Wight Jr. '61
William Howard Wight Jr. (Feb 25, 1939 - Mar 29, 2018)
William Howard Wight Jr. passed away Thursday evening March 29, 2018. Howard, as he preferred to be called, suffered a massive stroke the week before as a result of atrial fibrillation. Howard is survived by his son David, daughter Jenni and his pride and joy, grandson Calum.
Howard was born in Baltimore, MD in 1939 to parents Capt. William Howard Wight II and Evelyn Bonsal Wight. He was raised by his Grandmother "Banny" Eleanor Jackson Lo.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:55:50 PM

Obituary (GA): Rodney Kohler Johnston '59
Rodney Kohler Johnston, 80, died March 30, 2018 at his home on Tybee Island, GA. He was born in Wisconsin and was a 1959 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and received his law degree from George Washington University. He had a very distinguished career as a Prosecutor and in public service, also serving as a Senator in Wisconsin.
He is survived by his three children, Scott, Kristen, and Julie.
Inurnment in the columbarium at the U.S. Naval Academy will be held at a lat.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:49:12 PM

Obituary (ME): Charles Annistone Orem '50
Cmdr. Charles A. "Skip" Orem, retired U. S. Navy, died on March 1, 2018, as the result of an accident while on vacation in the Caribbean.
The son of Vice Admiral and Mrs. Howard E. Orem, he was born in Bryn Mawr, Pa., on April 1, 1929.
Skip graduated with the class of 1946, from St. Albans School, Washington, D.C. Entering the U.S. Naval Academy, he graduated with a degree in engineering, and was commissioned an Ensign in the Navy in June 1950.
He married Gerry Wellborn, of Washington D.C., o.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:46:42 PM

Obituary (FL): Harlan Twible '46
Harlan Twible (March 10, 1922 - April 8, 2018)
Harlan Twible, 96, went home to the Lord on Sunday, April 8, 2018. His beloved wife, Alice, predeceased him. He is survived by his children Pamela, Susan, Barbara, and David. Harlan was born in Gilbertville, Mass. to Ruby and William Twible, one of four children. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1945 and soon thereafter married Alice Southworth of Ware, Mass., who was, from their first date, the love of his life. His first naval assignment.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:40:38 PM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Ruth (Joseph Metcalf III '51)
Ruth Daniels Metcalf, a woman of great style, wit, kindness and zest for life passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 9, 2018.
Mrs. Metcalf dedicated her life to service. As a board member to the Navy Relief Society, Naval Officer's Wives' Club, Enlisted Man's Wives' Club, Women's Club of Bangkok, Vinson Hall Sea Service Retirement Home, she gave her spirit. She was a past President of the Sponsor Society of the U.S. Navy, and she served the organization proudly for over 30 years. .... Click here to Read more

Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:31:46 PM

Obituary (VA): Donald Patterson Roane '52
Donald P. Roane Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired) Donald “Pete”� Roane passed away peacefully at home in Dutton, Virginia on 8 April 2018. The son of Katherine and Virginius Roane, Pete was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1930. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with the Class of 1952. He served 35 years in the Navy, retiring in 1987 at the rank of Rear Admiral. His naval decorations included the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with Combat “V”�, Meritorious Ser.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:04:59 PM

Obituary (PA): John Allan Seward Jr. '51
John A. Seward, Jr., 91, entered into rest on April 3, 2018 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Mary A. (Wimple) Seward. John was born in MD on June 21, 1926 to the late John A. and Mary (Marshal) Seward, Sr.
John was a high school graduate, and upon graduation he entered the Naval Academy and then joined the United States Navy. John worked as a Navy contractor and has a honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy.
John loved computers, gardening, and crossword puzzles, but most of all he enjoy.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:37:49 AM

Obituary (UT): Douglas Junior Holmes '56
Douglas J. Holmes passed away after a brief illness with congestive heart failure and pulmonary fibrosis on March 23, 2018. He was born April 15, 1932 in Ogden, Utah, to Ione Bailey and Parley C. Holmes. He attended Washington Elementary, Washington Jr. High and graduated from Ogden High School in 1950. He received a debate scholarship to Weber Jr. College where he attended before receiving his 4-year degree from the University of Utah in 1955. He received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academ.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 9, 2018 10:26:57 AM

Obituary (UT): DeVon Charles Jensen '55
DeVon (De) Charles Jensen died on March 23, 2018. He was born in Ogden, Utah, on September 14, 1931, a son of William C. and E. Vivian Wahlstrom Jensen. He married Shirley M. Hawn in 1955.They were divorced in 1979.He then married Mary Louise Mitchell Carney in 1985.
DeVon graduated from Ogden High School, Weber State College, Utah State University, and attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.He worked his way through college at the O.U.R.&D. Company.He was a veteran of the Korean .... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 9, 2018 10:22:50 AM

Obituary (HI): Lloyd Roland Vasey '39
Oahu vet Lloyd R. ‘Joe’ Vasey pushed for a WWII Pacific War memorial By Allison Schaefers March 13, 2018 Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Retired Adm. Lloyd R. “Joe” Vasey, the 101-year-old Oahu veteran who inspired a bill to commemorate U.S. service members who fought in the Pacific theater, didn’t live to see his dream realized.
Born on Jan. 31, 1917 in Vallejo, Calif., Vasey died Wednesday at Straub Hospital following a monthlong battle with pneumonia. A public funera.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 9, 2018 10:13:16 AM

Obituary (CO): Grant Blaney Von Letkemann '61
Grant Blaney Von Letkemann, 78, passed away March 26, 2018, at home surrounded by his family. Grant was honest, hard-working, a loving husband, a proud parent and grandparent. Grant was born June 5, 1939, to Herkus W. Von Letkemann and Jessie (Blaney) Von Letkemann in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Greenbelt, Maryland; Sherman, Texas and Swampscott, Massachusetts, graduating from Swampscott High School in 1957. He attended the United States Naval Academy and enlisted in the Navy Reserve. After g.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 9, 2018 3:43:53 AM

Obituary (MA): Stanley Casemer Jaksina '53
Lt Col. Stanley C. Jaksina USMC (ret), 90, of Harvard, formerly of Ayer, died Friday, April 6, 2018, at his residence.
Lt Col. Stanley C. Jaksina USMC (ret) Lt Col. Jaksina was born in Boston, March 3, 1928, a son of Frank and Sophie (Baliska) Jaksina and was a 1945 graduate of Boston English High School. He continued his education at the Naval Academy at Annapolis Maryland, graduating in 1953 with a Beachelors Degree in Engineering. He later attended the Air Force Institute of Technology, grad.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 9, 2018 3:21:40 AM

Obituary (WI): Richard Edward Shimshak '48
Richard “Shim” Edward Shimshak, of La Crosse passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the age of 91, surrounded by his family’s love at the Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care in Viroqua.
Shim was born Sept. 3, 1926, in La Crosse to Edward J. and Bernice (Lemke) Shimshak. He was the middle of three children, an older sister, Marian Rose (O’Neil) (deceased); and younger sister, Beverly Jean (Vieno) of Minneapolis, Minn.
He graduated from Aquinas High School i.... Click here to Read more

Friday, April 6, 2018 1:13:35 PM

Obituary (VA): George Nicholas Tzavaras '69
George Nicholas Tzavaras (September 6, 1947 - April 4, 2018)
George N. Tzavaras Captain, CEC, USN (Ret), born 6 Sept 1947 in NYC to Nicholas and Kiki Tzavaras and raised in Fort Lee, NJ, died on 4 April 2018. He graduated from Fort Lee High School June 1965 and reported to the US Naval Academy 2 days later. Graduating with Distinction in June 1969 he was commissioned ensign, Civil Engineer Corps. He reported to his first SEABEE battalion in Chu Lai, Vietnam on Thanksgiving Day 1969. Following h.... Click here to Read more

Friday, April 6, 2018 11:18:36 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Jennifer (John T. Quinn '62)
Jennifer Jones Quinn, 75, a longtime resident of Severna Park, passed away the evening of April 2, 2018 at University of Maryland Medical Center in downtown Baltimore. She was born on October 15, 1942 in Washington, DC and was raised in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She attended the University of Michigan and graduated in 1964 with a BS Biology/Zoology degree. She was a longtime member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority and in 1983 she was the founding member and first President of the local Chesapeake Chapter. I.... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 6, 2018 11:00:13 AM

Obituary (MD): Robert Kinnaird Caldwell '58
Commander Robert (Bob) Caldwell, USN (Ret.), of Annapolis, MD, passed away on 29 March 2018. He was 81 years old. A native of Walton, KY, Bob attended Dixie Heights High School in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, where he was a football standout. He graciously turned down a "full-ride" football scholarship from Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant to the University of Kentucky to attend the United States Naval Academy. He was in the 18th Company and subsequently served as its Company Commander. Bob played football .... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 6, 2018 9:52:54 AM

Obituary (VA): Garland Waddy Garrett '64
Garland Waddy Garrett, a well-loved gracious man, has completed his earthly journey to be with God, faithful to the Navy motto: "Don't give up the ship" in his determined 16-year battle with various cancers. Waddy's optimism and determination bolstered his ability to sustain an engaged, active lifestyle despite the medical challenges. This intrepid "miracle man," as friends called him, died peacefully on April 2, 2018, at the age of 76, surrounded by his family. Born in Richmond on April 25, 194.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:00:45 AM

Obituary (TX): Karl William Koch '57
Karl William Koch, 83, currently of Fredericksburg and Corpus Christi, TX, and previously of Wapakoneta, OH, died early in the morning of March 31, 2018 in Fredericksburg after a short illness.
Karl was born to Anna Louise Fisher Koch and George Henry Koch of Wapakoneta, OH on September 16, 1934. He attended school in Wapakoneta before attending Culver Military Academy, and the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.
He met his wife of 60 years at a formal party in Washington DC, Judy An.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 5, 2018 8:38:32 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Mary (Francis X. Brady '43)
Mary Dougherty Brady, (age 95) of Annapolis, Maryland, born on January 22, 1923 in Middletown, Connecticut, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, March 28, 2018 in Annapolis. Mary Anah was the only child of Joseph M. Dougherty and Muriel Hickox Longworth, loving wife to Francis Xavier (Gus) Brady until his death (2000) and beloved mother to John (wife Jane), who passed away in 2015, James Brady (wife Ellen), Mary Anne Brady and Muriel (Mimi) Marquet and devoted grandmother to six grandchi.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 5, 2018 8:30:06 AM

Obituary (DC): Charles Martin Shuey '47
Lt. Commander Charles Shuey, USN (Ret.), age 93 of Washington, DC, died on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. He was born June 21, 1924, son of George R. and Emma S. Shuey and raised in Independence, CA and Reno and Fallon, NV. He received c congressional appointment from Nevada to the United States Naval Academy in 1943 and graduated in June 1946 as a member of the 21st Company in the USNA Class of 1947. After graduation, Commander Shuey served 20 years on active duty. At sea he served on the USS Earle.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 5, 2018 8:23:26 AM

Obituary (CA): John Joseph Lally '56
Lt Col John Joseph Lally (USAF Retired), 84, entered heaven on Easter Sunday morning in Sacramento, CA.Born and raised in San Francisco, John was a 1947 graduate of St. Cecilia Catholic Grammar School (the Greatest, the Finest, and the Best), and a 1951 graduate of St. Ignatius (SI) College Preparatory High School, where he was a tight-end for the SI Wildcats (#15) with All-City honors. Upon graduating from high school, John attended the United States Naval Academy (USNA), where he earned a BS i.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 5, 2018 8:21:56 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Eleanor (Winfield S. Slocum III '43)
Eleanor Mae Pontius Slocum, 97, a 52-year ¬resident of Annapolis, with her last fourteen years spent at Ginger Cove, left peacefully in her sleep and entered the eternal realm and kissed the face of God March 24, 2018. Eleanor was born August 25, 1920 in Conneaut, Ohio. She graduated from Thomas W. Harvey High School in Painesville, Ohio, 1938, and married the love of her life, Winfield Scott Slocum III. As a dedicated Naval Officer's wife she lived in many states and Cannes, France. In ever.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 5, 2018 8:18:25 AM

Obituary (OH): Richard Perry Yantis '54 (& Mrs. Jane)
Richard P. and Jane M. Yantis, of Westerville, Ohio
Jane M. Yantis, age 86, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018. Baptized Emma Jane McAllister, Jane was born March 28, 1931, in Eldorado, Maryland. Known then as Janie Mac, she graduated from Hurlock High School, Hurlock, Maryland, Class of 1948 and the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, Class of 1952. Upon graduation, Jane taught high school in Maryland before venturing west to teach in Wyoming. She later travelled to forty-six st.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 7:34:25 AM

Obituary (CA): Edward William Behm '45
Captain Edward W. Behm, USN (Nov. 23, 1922 – March 24, 2018)
Edward William Behm, 95, peacefully passed away on March 24, 2018 in Laguna Niguel, CA where he had recently moved to be near his daughter. Ed was a retired and honored Naval Officer who served in three wars, was a Coronado resident, and active community member for 55 years. Ed, was truly an "old school" gentleman who put kindness and respect for others first. He was also a gentle man who had experienced much of what life offers.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 7:25:02 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Nancy (Robert D. MacArthur '54)
Nancy Anne MacArthur (January 16, 1931 – March 24, 2018)
Nancy MacArthur, 87, of Chula Vista, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 24, 2018 Nancy Anne Palmer was born in Orange, New Jersey on January 16, 1931 and was the youngest daughter of Claude and Madeline (nee Middleton) Palmer, both from South Australia. She was the youngest of four children and moved frequently through the New England area due to her father's position with General Electric. The family spent summers at Ballsto.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 8:33:14 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Patricia (John M. Henson '53)
Patricia F. Henson, age 84, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Poets Walk in Warrenton, VA. She was born on July 23, 1933 in Danville, VA to the late Benjamin L. and Virginia Louise (Thompson) Foley. Predeceased by her parents; her husband John Morton Henson and her daughter: Kyle Virginia Williams. Pat was raised in Danville VA. She attended George Washington High School graduating in 1951. In her youth she enjoyed horseback riding and other "Southern Belle" activities. She attended Mar.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 8:27:04 AM

Obituary (CT): George Edward Peterson '53
George E. Peterson, age 87, son of Alice and Captain George Peterson USN Ret., passed away at New London Rehabilitation in Waterford, on March 31, 2018.
George grew up in New London, was a graduate of Bulkley High School, Class of 1949, and the Naval Academy in 1953. George served on a destroyer in the Korean conflict and in submarines in New London and on the west coast. He worked for Shell Oil Co. in San Francisco and in insurance here on the east coast.
George is survived by his brother, Jo.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 8:17:31 AM

Obituary (FL): Milton Gussow '49
Milton Gussow (September 19, 1924 - March 27, 2018)
Milton "Mickey" Gussow, 93, of Boynton Beach, Florida passed away peacefully on March 27, 2018. Born in Newark, New Jersey to Israel and Masha Gussow, he received his B.S. degree with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949 and a M.S. degree in systems engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1957. He retired as a Commander, U.S. Navy in 1967 after 25 years of active service. Mickey served as a Senior Vice President fo.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 8:12:55 AM

Obituary (CT): Mark McKown Lenhart '57
Mark McKown Lenhart (FEBRUARY 8, 1933 – MARCH 30, 2018)
Mark McKown Lenhart, of Lyme, CT, passed away on March, 30, 2018, at Yale New Haven Hospital, after a brief illness. He was born on February 8, 1933, in Florence, South Carolina, to Delanson and Alice (McKown) Lenhart. He was a 1957 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and went on to serve on the USS Boston before entering the Submarine Service until his honorable discharge in 1964. He then worked for Corning Glass Works and S.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 2, 2018 8:54:53 AM

Obituary (CO): James Lewis Wall '72
James Wall, 67, of Longmont passed away March 28, 2018. He was born on May 19, 1950 in Denver Colorado to James Thomas and Maxine (Halberg) Wall. Jim graduated from Lakewood High School in 1968; he studied at the US Naval Academy from 1968 to 1972. He received his Master's Degree from the University of Mississippi. Jim served in the US Navy, he married Jeri Toteve on June 18, 1972 in Lakewood, Colorado and they moved to Longmont in 1993. Jim was the IT Director for the City of Longmont, and a me.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 2, 2018 8:16:22 AM

Obituary (NH): Baret Vahan Ajemian '44
Captain Baret V. Ajemian, U.S. Navy (Ret.), 96, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 after a brief period of declining health.
Baret was born February 19, 1922 in Boston. His parents, Vahan and Acabie (Midinian) Ajemian, both immigrated to the United States from Armenia before they met and married. Baret attended Boston Latin School and MIT before being appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1944, where he received a degree in mechanical engineering. Graduation was accelerated to all.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 2, 2018 8:11:25 AM

Obituary (MN): John Franklin Philo '67
John Franklin Philo, age 73, of Rochester passed away peacefully on Saturday March 17, 2018 with his son and daughter by his side. He was born on September 13, 1944 to John R. and Jean (Curtis) Philo in Des Moines, Iowa. Moving from New Hampton, Iowa to Rochester in 1958, John graduated from John Marshall High School in 1963, where he excelled as a student athlete earning varsity letters in football, wrestling and Golf. He was appointed to the Naval Academy and graduated from Winona State Univer.... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 30, 2018 4:01:24 PM

Obituary (NC): Mrs. Leslie (Daniel C. Richardson '59)
Leslie Anne Sullivan Richardson
Asheville - Leslie Anne Sullivan Richardson, 79, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the Givens Estates Health Center in Asheville with her family by her side.
She was born April 1, 1938 in Jamestown, RI to the late Phillip and Grace Sullivan. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Mary Sullivan and two brothers, Duke Sullivan and David Sullivan.
On August 12, 1961, Leslie married the love of her life, Daniel C. Richardson in Newport, RI. Together th.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 30, 2018 2:33:50 PM

Obituary (TN): James William McKee '80
James William McKEE (FEBRUARY 4, 1957 – MARCH 27, 2018)
James William McKee, 61, of Audobon, New Jersey, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Imogene McKee. He was a 1980 graduate of the Naval Academy, and served five years active duty, as a Lieutenant for the Air Naval Gun Liaison Company. While he was at the Naval Academy, he played baseball as catcher. During one particular game he hit four homeruns against Army and was later inducted into .... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 30, 2018 1:25:34 PM

Obituary (NY): Denton J. Cameron Nelson '62
Denton J.C. Nelson (DECEMBER 29, 1939 – MARCH 22, 2018)
Denton J.C. Nelson - Entered into rest on March 22, 2018. Beloved husband of Cathreen (nee Voss) and the late Lynn (nee Coleman); proud father of Christopher (Terra), Scott (Mary) Nelson; loving grandfather of Tyler, Colin, Hunter, Aiden, and Kiah Nelson. Brother of the late Donald Nelson. Friends may call Sunday from 5-7 PM at the DENGLER ROBERTS PERNA FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., E. Amherst (1 MILE NORTH OF MAPLE RD), where a Ce.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 30, 2018 1:05:10 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Karin (Daniel F. Akerson '70)
Karin Awtrey Akerson (January 7, 1951 - March 27, 2018)
Loving wife, mother, and grandmother passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Karin was born in Pensacola, Florida January 7, 1951. She grew up in a Navy family, the daughter of Robert Awtrey and Lisa Jansson. Her family was stationed both in the United States and abroad, including such far-flung locales as Hawaii, California, France, Germany, and England.
In the summer of 1971, Karin met the love of her life, Dan, in Naples, Italy. She wa.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 30, 2018 10:48:01 AM

Obituary (MD): Donald Francis Fagan '53
Donald Francis Fagan, age 88, of Frederick, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family.
Born August 23, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late John Lawrence and Blanche Hohenburger Fagan. He was the husband of Genevieve Donovan Fagan, who predeceased him in 2013.
Mr. Fagan was a graduate of Xavier High School, NYC and in 1953 graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy. He piloted missions over Asia from onboard the USS Bonhomme Richard. He was chiefly employed ma.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 30, 2018 10:39:13 AM

Obituary (IL): William Ronald Harris '64
WILLIAM R. HARRIS (May 1, 1942 - March 23, 2018)
William R. Harris age 75. Retired Captain and 29 year U.S. Navy veteran. Graduate of Annapolis and MIT Vietnam veteran and submarine engineering officer. Captain Harris was active in the North Shore post of the Jewish War Veterans. His work helping other veterans prepare and film oral histories of their service was recognized with a special recommendation by the mayor of Highland Park. Retired Vice President of MFRI Perma-Pipe Niles IL. Beloved h.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 2:27:44 PM

Obituary (VA): Gordan Van Hook '51
Gordan Van Hook (October 10, 1927 - March 21, 2018)
CDR Gordan Van Hook, USN Retired, passed away peacefully on March 21st in Suffolk, Virginia with family at his side. He was ninety years old, and kept his mischievous sense of humor until his last days. He lived a full life energized by flying, sailing, and leading, built upon a foundation of deep love for his family and a commitment to his naval career and country.
Gordan was born on October 15, 1927 to Rear Admiral Clifford Evans Van Hook a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 8:24:27 AM

Obituary (WA): Mrs. Elaine (Earnest B. Granville '46)
ELAINE EDITH MARIE GRANVILLE (September 6, 1921 - March 13, 2018)
Elaine Granville of Anacortes, WA passed quietly on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. She was born on September 6, 1921 in North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, the eldest of two daughters of Frederick John Elsner and Adella Lydia (Roth) Elsner. She attended the Saint Paul Lutheran School and graduated from Winnebago Lutheran Academy in 1939. She received a nursing degree in 1942 from the Evangelical Deaconess Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. El.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 8:03:51 AM

Obituary (KS): Edwin MacMurray Chapline '48
Edwin M. Chapline (aka G-Pa, "The Admiral"), 92, of Leawood KS, passed away on March 15 in Scottsdale AZ due to complications related to a fall on February 11. Given his trademark fighting spirit, Ed had made initial progress and enjoyed visitors both at the rehabilitation center and during his brief return to his beloved "snowbird" Scottsdale home. He was surrounded by family at Hospice of the Valley when he left this earth. Ed was born in Orange, NJ at the family homestead on Thanksgiving Day,.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 7:55:44 AM

Obituary (AL): Robert McKay Whitaker '51
ROBERT MCKAY WHITAKER (February 06, 1929 - March 21, 2018)
A native of Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania, he was preceded in death by his parents, Charlotte and Harry Whitaker, and his brother, Craig (Pat) Whitaker of Wallingford, PA. Bob attended Virginia Episcopal School and the U.S. Naval Academy. He enjoyed life as a skipper of many Naval vessels throughout a career that took him to exotic ports of call as well as those US based, retiring with the rank of Captain. He served his country well on land.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 26, 2018 4:18:53 PM

Obituary (DE): Robert Whitley Sample Jr. '61
Col. Robert Whitley Sample, Jr. (Ret.) (May 7, 1939 - March 21, 2018)
Robert Whitley Sample, Jr., died peacefully at home of complications related to cancer.
He was the son of Robert Whitley Sample and Mary Frances (née McCarthy) Sample, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn McPeak Sample (Galestown, MD); his children, Paul Sample (Levittown, PA) and Maria Sample (San Francisco, CA); his stepchildren, Scott McPeak and Carrie Hill (both of West Chester, PA); h.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 26, 2018 4:10:30 PM

Obituary (VA): Frank Gustav Hiehle Jr. '51
Frank G. Hiehle, Jr., 90, passed away March 20, 2018. He was born in Fairmont, WV to the late Frank G. Hiehle and Erma Henry Hiehle. He was preceeded in death by his wife, Dorothy C. Hiehle
He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Following WWII, he was appointed as a midshipman to the U.S. Naval Academy. Upon retirement from the Navy, he took a job as an engineer doing overhaul planning for amphibious ships.
He is survived by his son, Frank G. Hiehle, III, of Virginia Bea.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 26, 2018 4:02:53 PM

Obituary (WA): John Frederick Nelson '56
John F. Nelson, 85, husband of Virginia S. Nelson passed away in Spokane, WA on March 9, 2018. He was born in Wichita, KS on October 22, 1932, the son of the late Hugo & Helen Nelson. He attended grade schools in Denver and Colorado Springs, CO, Salt Lake City, UT and the Ursuline Academy and St Mary's in Great Falls, MT. He graduated in the first class of the Great Falls Central Catholic High School in 1951. He attended Columbian Prep School in Washington, DC prior to his acceptance to the .... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 26, 2018 9:49:26 AM

Obituary (VA): William Jobse Sawtelle '49
William Jobse Sawtelle, 91, passed away on March 21, 2018. He was born on June 22, 1926 in Madison, WI to the late Rolfe and Mabel Ruth Sawtelle. Bill will always be loved and remembered by his: wife and best friend Karen; sisters Ronna Duckwitz and Sally Patti of Madison, WI; daughter Cherie Lower (Bob Lower) of Alloway, NJ and son Steve (Natalie Pien) of Leesburg, VA; grandchildren Lisa Pietrowski and Micah Warren (Stacey) of NJ, Renee of Montreal, Canada, and Elise of Blacksburg, VA; and his .... Click here to Read more
Friday, March 23, 2018 12:50:26 PM

Obituary (FL): Thomas Henry Ellison Sr. '66
Thomas "Tommy" Henry Ellison Sr. (NOVEMBER 22, 1943 – MARCH 20, 2018)
It is with great sadness that the family of Thomas “Tommy” Henry Ellison announces his passing on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the age of 74 years.
Tommy will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 45 years, Debby and his children, Jack (Sheri), Jill, Thomas (Sheau-Lei) and Leya (Jerad). Tommy will be fondly remembered by his nine grandchildren, Samantha, Nicole, Paul, Loretta, Natalie, Leila, Jackson, Mei-Lin.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 23, 2018 12:34:31 PM

Obituary (VA): Sterling Edward Nair Jr. '62
Sterling E. Nair Jr., 80
Mar 11, 2018Daily News-Record
Sterling Edward Nair Jr. died of heart failure at Sentara RMH Medical Center March 9, 2018. “Ed” Nair was born in Washington, D.C., in 1937. He was the son of Sterling Edward Nair (Sr.) from Broadway, Va., and Sarina Merando from Washington, D.C. Ed Nair spent part of his childhood at his grandfather, Charles Edward Nair’s farm and at his Aunt Nellie Crider’s house, both in Mayland. The time he spent there with his .... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 23, 2018 12:24:55 PM

Obituary (MA): George Aloysius Barunas Jr. '51
Capt. George A. Barunas Jr. USN Retired 87, of Cohasset, MA, died January 9, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Suzanne Cook Barunas, and a 40 year resident of Cohasset.
George Barunas was born on March 8, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA to George A. and Anna Barunas. He graduated from Malvern Academy in PA in 1947, and the United States Naval Academy in 1951. George and Sue were married in 1955. They have three children: Ann Barunas Silvia (Jack Silvia) of Cohasset, MA; George Denison Barunas of Unc.... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 23, 2018 12:23:24 PM

Obituary (CA): Robert Reeve Park Jr. '46
Robert Reeve Park, 93, passed away peacefully at home in Hermosa Beach, California on Monday, March 12, 2018. Bob was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Reeve and Ann Park on May 24, 1924. He graduated from Tulsa Central High School and attended the University of Tulsa before entering the U.S. Naval Academy in July 1942. Bob graduated from the Academy on June 6, 1945, a member of the class of 1946. Bob served on active duty with the Navy for four years and maintained his service in the naval reserve, re.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 1:28:49 PM

Obituary (CA): Michael Alfred Marriott '76
Lt. Col. Michael Marriott, USMC (ret), 64, passed away, peacefully in Coronado, CA and was called home early on March 15th, surrounded by loved ones.
Born on December 22, 1953 in Herkimer, NY, to Robert and Barbara Marriott, "Snapper", graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1976 and earned a Master's Degree from the University of Southern California School of Systems Management. Mike was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in 1976, whereupon he initiated his successful career in Marine Avi.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 7:42:23 AM

Obituary (TX): Mrs. Maria (Jesus B. Tupaz '60)
Maria E. Tupaz, age 80, entered into peaceful eternal rest on March 12, 2018 in Houston, Texas. She was born January 3, 1938 in San Salvador, El Salvador to the late Maria E. & Jose E. Avelar. She is also preceded in death by five brothers: Francisco, Adolfo, Jose Antonio, Juan Arnulfo, and Jose Narciso. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Jesus B. Tupaz; sons, Jesse David Tupaz, his wife Gerry, Paul Andrew Tupaz, his wife Esther; five grandchildren: Joseph, Alexander, John-Paul, Dom.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 19, 2018 6:32:46 AM

Obituary (DE): Howard Lawrence Sipple Jr. '60
Howard L. Sipple, Jr.
On March 15, 2018, Howard L. Sipple, Jr., passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 79.
Mr. Sipple was born in Frankfurt, DE on November 10, 1938, to the late Howard and Mary Sipple. He was the oldest of three boys, and grew up in Milford.
Howard graduated from Milford High School in 1956, and then the Naval Academy in 1960. He honorably served our country for 20 years as an Officer in the U.S. Navy.
He retired in 1980 at the rank of Commander and .... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 19, 2018 5:16:42 AM

Obituary (NC): Stephen Ernest Gauthreaux '56
Stephen Ernest Gauthreaux (Nov. 20, 1932 Feb. 25, 2018)
Stephen Ernest Gauthreaux, 85, passed away Feb. 25 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home surrounded by his family after a brief illness. Steve was born in Plaquemine, LA on Nov. 20, 1932, to the late Ernest Gauthreaux and Eta Blanchard. Steve graduated from Jesuit High School in New Orleans. He was appointed to the US Naval Academy and graduated in 1956 and entered the US Air Force as a 1st Lt. He became a navigator/bombardier on the B-47 Air C.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 19, 2018 4:58:37 AM

Obituary (CA): Richard Ashby Dadisman '47
Richard A "Dad" Dadisman(Mar. 22nd 2923-Jan. 6, 2018)
CDR RICHARD A "DAD" DADISMAN, USN/retired "Dad" was born at home in Pratt, KS and attended high school and Junior College in Hutchinson, KS. He was an Eagle Scout, and spent summers as a canoe guide at a Boy Scout camp in Minnesota. His boyhood wish was granted when he attended the Naval Academy and graduated 3 years later due to WWII with the class of 1947. The Commander served proudly in the Navy for 30 years as an early jet fighter pilot .... Click here to Read more

Saturday, March 17, 2018 11:10:47 AM

Obituary (OR): George Frederick Hawkes Jr. '55
George F. Hawkes
September 4, 1932 January 28, 2018 George Hawkes passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay, Oreg. He was 85 years old. He was born to George and Anne Hawkes in Stafford Springs, Conn., and grew up on a farm in Coventry. He loved sports and played baseball and football in high school, college and with company sports teams. George received his Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Connecticut. He played football there and .... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:34:09 PM

Obituary (VA): Harry Leon Turner II '65
Harry Turner II, 74, of Wilmington, NC went to be with Jesus on March 1, 2018. Harry was born in Texas to the late Harry and Ruth Turner. After surpassing state records in discus events and achieving notable accomplishments in high school football and academics, he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. On graduation day, he married Arlene Muthig of Maryland. Their fifty two years of marriage included raising four daughters to experience unconditional love of others, forgive.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 7:08:07 PM

Obituary (FL): Laurence Thomas Furey '53
It is with great sadness that the family of Laurence Thomas "Tyke" Furey announces his death. Tyke died at home in Dunnellon on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at the age of 88. He was born on January 7, 1930 in Seattle WA and was the son of Captain Robert H. and Marie (Clark) Furey. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Robert and Bartley. Tyke graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering and began a 30-year naval care.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:38:53 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Virginia (Richard J. Dzikowski '45)
Virginia "Ginny" Dzikowski, age 94 of Fairfax, Virginia on March 1, 2018 at Fair Oaks Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Richard Dzikowski; devoted mother of four children, Gary Dzikowski, Marc Wilder, Christine LeBlanc and Mary Elizabeth Browning; Daughter of the late Stanley and Helen Kotas. She is also preceded in death by her brothers Frank Kotas, Edward Kotas and Stanley Kotas. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Leo the Great Catho.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:34:50 PM

Obituary (UT): Mrs. Carolyn (Jack L. English '49)
Carolyn Marie English, devoted wife, loving mother, caring friend, and trusted confidant passed away on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband, Jack, and all of their children by her side. Carolyn was born on May 9, 1929, to Paul Gerhardt Mueller and Della Marie Schafer. She spent most of her life in South Orange, N.J., and Maplewood, N.J. Carolyn was known for her infectious smile, unconditional love, listening ear, and heart that wanted to heal the emotional aches and.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 6:54:36 PM

Obituary (FL): Lee McComas Ramsey '49
CDR Lee M. Ramsey (1925 - 2018)
Lee M. Ramsey, son of Cecil Zeddy and Felicia Ramsey, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2018. Lee was born in Oakland Maryland on February 13, 1925. He spent his childhood on a farm with 12 siblings, 2 of whom survive him, Sherwood Ramsey and Beryl Benda, both living in Baltimore Maryland. He married his wife of 53 years, Virginia Carn of Savannah, Georgia, on New Year's Day, 1945. Together they parented 9 children, 7 girls and 2 boys. He was a kind soul who neve.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 6:07:05 PM

Obituary (NC): Mrs. Ruth (Thomas C. Gillmer '35)
Ruth Newsom Gillmer (AUGUST 17, 1919 – FEBRUARY 7, 2018)
Ruth Newsom Gillmer, of Cary, NC, formerly of Annapolis, MD, died on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 98 years of age. Born in Lakeland, Florida, Mrs. Gillmer attended Florida Southern College in Lakeland and graduated from Grand Central School of Art in New York City. Mrs. Gillmer was employed for many years by the Evening Capital in Annapolis, MD and The Washington Star in Washington, DC. Mrs. Gillmer is the widow of Thomas C. Gillm.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 12, 2018 7:33:09 PM

Obituary (VA): Richard Francis Burns '54
Commander Richard F. Burns, USN (Ret.), died of congestive heart failure in Potomac Falls, VA, on 24 January 2018 at the age of 86.
“Dick” attended University of Detroit Jesuit High School prior to receiving his congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy from Michigan.
After graduation in 1954, he served on USS Dashiel, USS McGowan, and USS Casa Grande. From 1959 to 1962, he studied naval architecture and marine engineering at MIT. He served on USS Shark (1962-196.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 12, 2018 6:27:37 PM

Obituary (DC): James Henry Doyle Jr. '47
JAMES HENRY DOYLE, JR. Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.) Of Washington, DC, passed away on February 23, 2018. He was 92 years old. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1946 with the war-accelerated class of 1947. He was captain of the tennis team. From 1950-1953, he attended George Washington University Law School and graduated Juris Doctor with distinction under the Navy postgraduate program. He is the son of Vice Admiral James. H. Doyle, who earned honors for his role as commander of .... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 12, 2018 8:43:34 AM

Obituary (VA): William Frank Gibbes Lykes '52
William F. G. Lykes Lt. Commander, USN (Ret.) Of Arlington, Virginia, passed away on February 13, 2018 at the age of 89. Bill was born on August 8, 1928 in Houston, Texas and raised in Lykesland, South Carolina, a suburb of Columbia. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Consuelo (Connie), whom he met in Paris, France as a young midshipman. He was the loving father of Consuelo (Suzi) Lykes Bangs (Matt), Karen Lykes Crow (Raym), Leslie Lykes Dilley (Les), Cathy Lykes Hogan (Ken), and Wi.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 12, 2018 8:35:30 AM

Obituary (FL): Robert James Courtney '52
Robert James Courtney, MD, passed away March 1, 2018. He was born in Princeton Junction, NJ, to James A. and Grace G. Courtney. Bob attended Princeton High School and joined the U.S. Navy after his junior year. He was a corpsman at Bethesda, MD, became a surgical technician, and followed with duty in the Midshipmen Dispensary inside Bancroft Hall. After eight weeks of a 10 month world cruise aboard the USS Duluth, he received orders to the Naval Academy Preparatory School. Bob then received a fl.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 12, 2018 8:08:28 AM

Obituary (CA): William Theodore Gurnee '61
William Theodore Gurnee (February 27, 1940 - February 28, 2018)
Ted was born on February 27th, 1940 in New York City and died peacefully at his home in La Jolla surrounded by his loving wife and family. Ted had a long and illustrious career, starting with his graduation from the Naval Academy in 1961. Ted was among the first seeking a specialty at USNA. He also was first in another area, in that he issued class crests to more girls at the same time, than any other midshipman. In between his stu.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 12, 2018 7:44:52 AM

Obituary (PA): Gary Lawson Snyder '55
Gary Lawson Snyder died on 6 March 2018 in Lancaster, PA. He was 85 years old. Gary was born to Edra (Lewis) Snyder and Wayne Anthony Snyder in Buffalo, New York, on January 16, 1933. He was the husband of Marguerite Reverdy Snyder, with who he shared 60 years of marriage. Gary is preceded in death by his son, Gary L. Snyder, Jr of Pottstown, Pennsylvania. He is survived by his wife, a son, Glenn R Snyder of Fairfax, Virginia, a daughter, Marguerite (Snyder) Patzer of Norwell, Massachusetts, and.... Click here to Read more
Monday, March 12, 2018 7:34:42 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Barbara (Samuel J. Robinson Jr. '43)
Barbara Blair Robinson (1922 – 2018)
Barbara was born on December 14, 1922. She grew up in Mt. Lebanon, a suburb outside of Pittsburgh, PA. After graduating from high school she went to National Park, a wonderful girls' finishing school near Washington D.C. The girls would often attend dances at the Naval Academy and that was where she met her future husband Midshipman Samuel J. Robinson Jr. Upon his graduation from the Naval Academy in 1943, they married in Mt Lebanon. Shortly after, he .... Click here to Read more

Friday, March 9, 2018 6:10:46 AM

Obituary (PA): Eugene Joseph Sladinski '70
Eugene J. Sladinski, born on February 24th 1948 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, at home surrounded by family. Gene played football and graduated from McDevitt High School, attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis, was an active Knights of Columbus member and Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Enola, Pennsylvania, and retired from Central Dauphin East School District as an aid for the visually impaired student progra.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 11:34:50 AM

Obituary (WI): Wiley Vernon Utterback '79
Wiley Vernon Utterback, age 61, of Middleton, WI., passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at his home after a short but fierce battle with lung cancer. He was born on Feb. 6, 1957, in Sacramento, Calif, the son of Wiley and Ellen (Delmenico) Utterback. Wiley was united in marriage to Margaret "Maggie" McKee Utterback on July 9, 1988. He loved his "bride" Maggie with a passion. He always said that his best achievement was his children. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, retiring afte.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 8:15:17 AM

Obituary (NJ): Robert Joseph Shuppon '66
Robert Joseph Shuppon (January 26, 1941 - March 05, 2018)
Robert J. Shuppon, 77 died Monday March 5, 2018 at Morristown Medical Center. Mr. Shuppon, son of the late Joseph and Emily (Blewett) Shuppon was born in Franklin January 26, 1941. Mr. Shuppon grew up in Franklin and later resided, for most of his life, in the Highland Lakes section of Vernon.
Mr. Shuppon attended the US Naval Academy and served with the US Navy from 1960 – 1964, during the Vietnam Era. He was a Communications Tec.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 7:53:39 AM

Obituary (VA): Clement Paul Deltete '70
Clement Paul "Skip" Deltete, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, died Thursday, February 22, 2018 in Baltimore. Born in Vancouver, Washington, Paul was raised in Puyallup, Washington where he earned the nickname "Skip" for his unyielding ambition to serve in the U.S. Navy, just as his father. He began as a proud Eagle Scout before his acceptance into the United States Naval Academy Class of 1970. He served with pride as Main Propulsion Assistant and Weapons Officer aboard the USS Sturgeon .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 5:43:26 AM

Obituary (TX): Reginald William Butcher Jr. '53
In memoriam: R.W. Butcher, GSBS Dean 1979-1996
October 19, 2017Tracey Barnett

Reginald W. "Bill" Butcher, Ph.D., dean of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences from 1979-1996 passed away October 12. He was 87.
Butcher received his undergraduate degree in engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. After a stint in the U.S. Air Force, he earned his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio in 1963. As a postdoctoral fel.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:18:42 AM

Obituary (SC): Bertrand Beasely Cassels Jr. '61
Bertrand Beasely Cassels, Jr. (Dec 6, 1937 - Mar 3, 2018)
Bertrand Beasely Cassels, Jr., 80, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side on Saturday March 3, 2018 at his home in Pawleys Island. He was born on December 6, 1937 in Seattle, Washington to the late Bertrand Beasley Cassels, Sr. & Fern Helen Maxson Cassels.
Bert was proud to serve his country as a United States Naval Officer following his dedication to his education. He graduated from Lakeside School in Seattle, in the c.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 6:46:33 AM

Obituary (PA): Richard Wayne Gardner Jr. '65
Richard Wayne Gardner Jr. (January 9, 1943 - February 12, 2018)
Richard Wayne Gardner Jr., age 75 of Tyrone, died Monday February 12, 2018 at his home. He was born in Altoona on January 9, 1943, the son of Richard W. and Helen Elder Gardner Sr. On June 19, 1965 at the 1st English Lutheran Church in Tyrone, he married Patricia Rhodes who survives. He is survived by 3 children: Richard W. (Pam Jefferson) Gardner III of California, Kristel Ann Kustenbauder of Warriors Mark and Robert Guyer (Ellen).... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 5, 2018 3:20:11 PM

Obituary (PA): Mrs. Dorothy (John Mascenik '46)
Dorothy E. Mascenik, 94, of Stroudsburg, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, February 26, of congestive heart failure and COPD. She was the widow of John Mascenik with whom she shared 71 years of marriage at the time of his death on June 12, 2016. They were married on June 8, 1945 at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.
Born on December 8, 1923 in Jersey City, NJ, she was the oldest of three children of the late Albert and Elizabeth (Bausch) Lax.
Dorothy was a Girl Scout and graduated fro.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 5, 2018 1:34:31 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Sandra (Michael J. Cregge '76)
SANDRA HERRING CREGGE
Died peacefully at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC on Monday, February 19, 2018 at the age of 62.
Sandra is survived by her husband, Michael J. Cregge; children, Michael Jr., Heidi, Angelica and Crystal and grandchildren Lina, Amaru, Maeve, Maceo and Lanea.
Sandra was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to Thomas and Selma Herring. She graduated from high school in Bowie, Maryland, completed training as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Anne Arundel General Hos.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 5, 2018 1:27:33 PM

Obituary (VA): Robert Harold Nichael '64
Robert Harold Nichael, 76, died suddenly on Monday, February 26, in Newark, NJ, following a vacation to Athens, Greece. Bob was born in Pottsville, PA in 1941. He was a 1964 graduate of the Naval Academy. After 20 years of service as a Supply Officer, Bob retired in 1984 as a Commander. After his naval career he worked for TCI and Unisys. Bob was a huge Dallas Cowboy fan. He was fondly known by friends as "Captain Gadget" because of his love of the latest technological devices.
Bob was predecea.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 5, 2018 1:17:41 PM

Obituary (CO): Eric Eugene Matchette III '69
ERIC MATCHETTE III
Eric was born September 8, 1947 at Santa Barbara,CA. He died of prostate cancer on February 24th at Boulder TRU Care Hospice. K-12 saw him attend eight different schools across our wonderful country. He graduated from Wichita HS East. In 1969, Rick graduated with Distinction from the US Naval Academy. After a year of Nuclear Power School, he served on the attack submarines Whale and Flying Fish completing five Spec Ops. Rick enjoyed six different division officer positions on.... Click here to Read more

Monday, March 5, 2018 11:20:06 AM

Obituary (NM): Donald Michael Tobolski '62
Donald Michael Tobolski retired LCDR, US Navy was born April 12, 1938 and passed February 25, 2018. Donald was born in South Bend, IN to Eileen and Leo Tobolski now deceased. He married Masae Shinzato in Okinawa, Japan on White Beach Naval Base May 25, 1978.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Gary Tobolski. He is survived by brother and sister-in-law, Alan and Janet Tobolski of South Bend, IN; sister, Eileen Tobolski of Indianapolis, IN; his sister-in-law, Jerri Tobolski of Plymouth, IN; .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 1, 2018 9:23:52 AM

Obituary (AK): Lini McCarthy '88
Lini McCarthy, 54, passed away November 5, 2017 in Juneau, Alaska at Bartlett Regional Hospital of natural causes. Lini was born February 25, 1963 in Yonkers, New York to Ursula Carmen McCarthy and James Vincent. Her siblings are Adam C. McCarthy, Michael T. McCarthy and Andrew J. McCarthy. Lini also had three cats: Clyde, Reno and Chance. Lini grew up in Washingtonville, NY and also Buckhannon, WV. Lini graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1988, serving in the US Navy from 1982 until 1994. Sh.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, March 1, 2018 8:33:13 AM

Obituary (GA): Glenn Milton Brewer '51
Captain Glenn “Tex” Brewer, USN (Ret.), age 89, passed away peacefully at his home in Fayetteville, GA on February 23, 2018.
Glenn Brewer was born on June 8, 1928 in Tyler, Texas, the only child of James H. and Pauline Brewer. He obtained a flying license at age 16 and enlisted in the Navy after graduation from John Tyler High School in 1945, where he was a 3 year letterman in football.
He was a Combat Air Crewman and attended Aerial Photography School at Pensacola. Winning a fleet.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, March 1, 2018 7:35:03 AM

Obituary (VA): James Edward Shew Jr. '61
James Edward Shew, Jr. , CAPT. (Ret.)
On Monday, February 19, 2018 of Alexandria and Richmond, VA. Preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Anderson Shew of 48 years. Survivors are wife, Daniela Patterson Wyatt-Shew; sons, Robert (Cecilia) and William (Virginia) Shew; grandchildren, Reilly, Anderson, Isabel, and Gabriella Shew. Relatives and friends may call at Everly Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22302 from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7. Funeral service at Ft. .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 2:40:35 PM

Obituary (AL): Sidney Riddle Wynn '58
Sidney Riddle Wynn, born February 16, 1933, age 85, of Pinson AL passed away on February 27, 2018. Sidney attended the US Naval Academy. He graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor in engineering. He retired from the US Army and later retired from Alabama Power as a Civil Engineer. Sidney was preceded in death by his son, Sidney Perry Wynn; parents, Andrew Malcom Wynn, Sr. and Julia Swann Riddle Wynn; siblings, Andrew Malcom Wynn, Jr. and Katherine Elizabeth Wynn Gamble. He is survived b.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 1:44:23 PM

Obituary (NJ): Raymond Francis Pavia '54
Raymond Francis Pavia, age 87, of Beach Haven Park passed away on Saturday February 24, 2018 at Southern Ocean Center, Manahawkin. Born in Manhattan and formerly of Staten Island, he was a weekend and summer resident of Long Beach Island from 1978 until moving there permanently in 2012. Raymond served honorably in the US Navy during the Korean War, spending time in the Far East, Mediterranean and Caribbean. Mr. Pavia was a 1954 graduate from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Sci.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 1:31:30 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Barbara (George Mushalko '56)
BARBARA THERESA MUSHALKO
Barbara passed away peacefully at home on February 24, 2018 at age 82 after a six month struggle with cancer. She was born in Newark, NJ, on June 26, 1935 to the late Daniel and Grace DiTrolio. She was the beloved wife of 61 years to George Mushalko; dearly loved mother of Daniel Mushalko (Renee) and Lisa Glasgow (Mark) and loving grandmother of Devon Mushalko, Robert Glasgow, and Anzhella Glasgow. She was predeceased by her grandson, Benjamin Mushalko.
After attendin.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 1:18:52 PM

Obituary (MD): Alexander Willis K. McDowell '55
Alexander W. K. McDowell
Alexander "Bill" McDowell of Annapolis, MD, and Gore, VA, died Wednesday February 21, 2018, in the Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center, Winchester, VA. Mr. McDowell was born November 17, 1930, in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Capt. & Mrs. P. E. McDowell. He attended St. James School, Landon School, and graduated from Bullis in 1950. He attended the United States Naval Academy '54 and graduated from Allegheny College, class of '55, becoming a commissioned of.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 1:10:00 PM

Obituary (PA): Mrs. Joyce (Gary G. Zech '64)
Joyce "Joy" Carol Zech, 76, of Fayetteville, PA., passed away, Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Menno Haven, Chambers Point Nursing Home in Chambersburg, PA. Born September 18, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA., she was the daughter of William and Helen Marlin. Joyce was a graduate of Upper Darby High School and attended Millersville State Teacher's college. Joyce met her loving husband Gary while he was attending the US Naval Academy and they were married shortly thereafter. She was a proud Navy wife for.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:45:06 AM

Obituary (CO): Ernest Leroy Pyle '58
On February 14, 2018, Ernie Pyle, a retired architect and a man of courage and good humor, lost his battle with many health challenges – Parkinson's disease, a stroke five and a half years ago, and recently a fall, which lead to hip replacement surgery. Over the past 8 weeks, because of the care from his hospice medical team at Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice, he was able to rest peacefully at home. Ernie was born and grew up in New Jersey, graduated from the US Naval Academy an.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:13:35 AM

Obituary (NY): Robert Raymond Reiss '49
On February 14, 2018 Robert Raymond Reiss passed away surrounded by family at The Home of The Good Sheppard in Saratoga Springs, NY. Bob was born on November 24, 1926 in Lake Placid, NY and to Julian and Daisy Margaret Reiss. He began his education at St. Bernard's School in Saranac Lake, NY and remained through 8thgrade. He then attended La Salle Military Academy on Long Island where he became the second Commander of Cadet Brigade and graduated in 1944. In 1945 he earned an appointment to the U.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 6:34:38 AM

Obituary (FL): Jerome Dean Kislia '69
Jerome D. Kislia (JANUARY 22, 1946 – FEBRUARY 21, 2018)
Jerry Kislia was born Jan 22, 1946 in Mason City, Iowa to Henry & Catherine Kislia. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1969 and was proud to serve his country as a Line Officer on the USS Sarsfield. He traveled the world with the Navy including Africa, the Middle East, Mozambique, India and Italy. He resigned as a Lieutenant in Key West, Florida. This is where the next fun-filled chapter of his life began. Here he became an a.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 9:02:56 AM

Obituary (CA): Carlton Kay Perkins '44
CARLTON KAY PERKINS (DEC. 5, 1921 - FEB. 13, 2018)
Everyone who met Dad loved him, even in his final days at Dominican and then with the help of Hospice at home. After 96 years, adjectives used to describe him recently were sweet, kind, polite, thankful and appreciative. His daughters thought of him as "the ROCK"-- intelligent, strong, loyal, hard-working, responsible, and always loving!
Born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, he was known in high school for his prowess as quarterback on the fo.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 8:41:49 AM

Obituary (FL): Stanley Sidney Skorupski Jr. '55
Captain Stanley S. Skorupski Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.), age 85, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Hospice of Treasure Coast, Fort Pierce, Florida. He was born August 24, 1932 in Montclair, New Jersey to Stanley and Stephanie Skorupski.
In 1955 he graduated from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees. He also graduated from the USN Submarine School and the USN Nuclear Power School.
Stan had a distinguished career i.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 26, 2018 3:33:19 PM

Obituary (CT): Thomas Martin Zinkand '67
Thomas Martin Zinkand died peacefully on February 21, 2018. Tom was born on October 25, 1945 in Kittery, Maine and raised in the Bronx, NY by Anna McGeehan Zinkand and Martin Zinkand. Tom is survived by his children Karen Zinkand Kenny and Thomas Martin Zinkand Jr. and his former wife and best friend Kathleen Tormey. Tom displayed a competitive and hardworking spirit throughout his life as an athlete, scholar and businessman. As a Midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, he led the swim team as cap.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 26, 2018 3:06:28 PM

Obituary (NJ): Christopher Michael Troche '15
1STLT Christopher Michael Troche, USMC, 25 of Perth Amboy, joined his Heavenly Father on Friday, February 16, 2018 in Pensacola, Florida.
Chris was born in Jersey City, but was a lifelong resident of Perth Amboy. He graduated from Assumption Catholic School in 2007 and then went onto St. Joseph High School, Class of 2011 and is an alumnus of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 2015, Annapolis, Maryland. He was serving in the United States Marine Corps as a Naval Flight Student in Pensacol.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 26, 2018 2:56:56 PM

Obituary (VA): Brian Patrick McCrane '53
Brian Patrick McCrane (June 7, 1929 - February 20, 2018)
Captain Brian P. McCrane, USN (Ret), passed away peacefully on February 20, 2018 at his home in Vienna, VA. He was 88 years old.
Brian was born on 7 June 1929 in Teaneck, NJ and was the son of Joseph and Marjorie McCrane. He was the fifth child in a family of seven sons and two daughters.
Inspired by his father’s service in the U.S. Navy during the First World War, as a boy Brian dreamed about joining the Navy and serving as capta.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 23, 2018 1:44:32 PM

Obituary (MD): Philip Joseph Ryan '50
Capt. Philip J. Ryan (June 3, 1927 - February 19, 2018)
Capt. Philip J. Ryan (June 3, 1927-Feb 19, 2018) was born to Mr. & Mrs. James P Ryan and raised in Goodhue, MN. He graduated from the USNA in 1950 where he lettered in Football (Team Captain), Lacrosse (All-American) and Basketball (All-Star). In his highly decorated 30 year career as a Naval Aviator, his leadership skills shaped the lives of many, serving 2 tours in Vietnam as CO of RVAH-7, at the USNA as Deputy Commandant, and as CO .... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 23, 2018 9:19:55 AM

Obituary (FL): David Leroy Tobin '50
Judge David Tobin (January 5, 1928 - February 20, 2018)
DAVID L. TOBIN, born January 5, 1928, in Miami, Florida, the son of Miami Beach pioneers Chas. S. Tobin and Relietta Tobin. Surviving him are his wife Judith Parlegreco Tobin, brother Michael M. Tobin, Esq., (Arlyene), son William B. Tobin (Jennifer) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, son Thomas W. Tobin, Esq. (Valerie also Esq.) of Atlanta, Georgia, daughter JoAnn Cordova (LeRoy) of Albuquerque and Boca Raton, grandchildren Bradley, Jessica, Esq.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 23, 2018 8:58:29 AM

Obituary (FL): Marcy Mathias Dupre III '42
Marcy Mathias Dupre, III (September 17, 1921 - February 17, 2018)
Captain Marcy M. Dupre, III, US Navy (Retired), died on 17 February, 2018, at the age of 96.
Marcy was born in Newport, R. I., on 17 September 1021 where his father, then Lt. JG Marcy M. Dupre, Jr., (USNA 1920), was stationed. Soon afterward, the family moved to the Far East where they followed his father’s destroyer to the Philippines and northern China, returning to the USA several years later.
After attending Annapolis.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:10:31 PM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Virginia (H. Donald DeLude '60)
Virginia Lee (Smith) Whitehead DeLude, age 90, died peacefully on February 13th 2018 at home in her Pendennis Mount residence, after a brief illness. Virginia, known to her friends as Ginny, was born September 1st 1927 in Charleston, West Virginia, the daughter of Clete W Smith and Virginia Lee (Miller) Smith. She was the youngest of four children. Ginny excelled academically and graduated from Morgantown High School at the age of 16. She then received her BA in Art at West Virginia University. .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 7:49:22 AM

Obituary (VA): Frederick Sasscer Gore '45
"This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man." Captain Frederick Sasscer Gore, USN (Ret.), died on January 25, 2018, in Williamsburg, VA, at the age of 97. He was born in Washington, DC, on September 15, 1920, son of Harrison Rodgers Gore and Lucy Elizabeth Sasscer Gore. He was raised in Mount Vernon and White Plains, NY. During the Great Depression his father, who had his own successful accounting firm on Wall Stre.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:39:12 AM

Obituary (CA): Carl Alfred Nelson '56
Carl A. Nelson, Capt., USN, Ret. October 11, 1930 - February 3, 2018 Chula Vista Carl Alfred Nelson, Capt., USN, ret., age 87, of Chula Vista, CA, passed away February 3, 2018 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. Carl was born October 11, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Alfred and Isabel Younger Nelson. Following high school graduation, Carl enlisted in the US Navy and was sent to boot camp at Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Illinois. From there he was given the opportunity to att.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:24:43 AM

Obituary (VA): Edwin Franklin Spar '53
EDWIN FRANKLIN SPAR (JANUARY 28, 1931 - FEBRUARY 11, 2018)
Edwin Spar passed away on February 11, 2018. Funeral Home Services for Edwin are being provided by Cremation Society of Virginia - Chantilly of Chantilly, VA.
Cremation Society of Virginia 14014 Sullyfield Cir #F Chantilly, VA 20151 (703) 449-8288
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/virginia-cremate/obituary.aspx?n=Edwin-Spar&lc=5085&pid=188158893&mid=7759594.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 16, 2018 2:33:58 PM

Obituary (AZ): Mrs. Velma (Philip Kwart '47)
Velma Elizabeth Coffin Kwart, MD, (affectionately known as Dr. Beth) of Phoenix, AZ, passed peacefully into the next life Sunday, February 4th, 2018. She was 95. For all who knew her, leaving on Super Bowl Sunday was apropos. In fact, it is rumored that the thought of Tom Brady and the Patriots playing in yet another championship game was the last straw.
Born during the October harvest of 1922 to Vernon Coffin and his wife, Velma Rowe Coffin in a farmhouse at the crossroads of two rural Iowa ro.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 16, 2018 2:21:17 PM

Obituary (MD): Michael Joseph Kelly '57
Michael Joseph Kelly (December 19, 1934 - February 14, 2018)
Michael Joseph Kelly son of John F. and Mary Kelly was born in Passiac, New Jersey on December 19, 1934.
Michael attended local schools graduating from Passaic High School in 1952. After attending Newark College of Engineering for one year, he received an appointment to the Naval Academy from Congressman Gordon Canfield in June of 1953.
After being commissioned as a 2d Lt. in the Marine Corps. Michael had assignments at the followin.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 16, 2018 1:59:58 PM

Obituary (OK): James Francis Helsel '52
James F. "Jim" Helsel, 89, of Lawton, Okla., passed away Feb. 7 at his home in Lawton.
He was born near Worthington, Pa., March 11, 1928, to Mike and Lenora Helsel.
He graduated from Worthington-West Franklin High School in May of 1946 as class salutatorian.
He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in June 1946. In June 1948, he received a fleet appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. as a Midshipman. He graduated with distinction in June 1952 and was awarded a bachelor of science.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 16, 2018 1:45:24 PM

Obituary (MD): Claudius James Britell '60
Claudius James (Jim) Britell, 80, of Annapolis, passed away after a short illness on Thursday, February 8, 2018, while on vacation with his wife Peggy in Navarre, Florida. Jim was born in Whitefish, Montana, to Claude and Bernedette Britell, on June 10, 1937. Jim traveled the country with his family as part of the military. He finally got roots when he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1960. After leaving the Corps, he worked in the truck tran.... Click here to Read more
Friday, February 16, 2018 1:31:20 PM

Obituary (TX): William Boiko '54
Major William "Bill" Boiko was born January 6, 1930 in Medford, MA to Gregory and Antoinette Boiko, passed away February 8, 2018. He is survived by his sons, William and wife Rosa, Fr. John, Stephen, James; daughter, Magda and husband Craig; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Margaret Mary June and his son, Paul. He graduated with a bachelor degree, 1954 from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, a second bachelor in electrical engineering,.... Click here to Read more
Friday, February 16, 2018 1:28:27 PM

Obituary (IN): John Watterson Wynne '55
John Watterson Wynne passed away peacefully at home on February 13, 2018. He was born in Indianapolis on January 21, 1933 to Hazel Black Wynne and Thomas Neil Wynne. John graduated from Broad Ripple High School and then went on to The United States Naval Academy where he graduated in 1955. He was commissioned a Lieutenant in the US Air Force and served in the Strategic Air Command as a navigator of KC97s until 1960 when he returned to Indianapolis. He worked at Chevrolet General Motors while att.... Click here to Read more
Friday, February 16, 2018 12:42:07 PM

Obituary (CO): Morris Alfred Esmiol Jr. '45
Morris "Morry" Alfred Esmiol Jr. (1922 – 2018)
Morris Alfred Esmiol Jr. ("Morry"), 96, died peacefully on January 26, 2018, surrounded by family. He was a giant among men - brave, honest, kind, and always the gentleman. He lived an extraordinary and accomplished life and will be deeply missed.
Morry was born on January 17, 1922 to Morris Alfred and Lucile Esmiol of Colorado Springs. Their quest for excellence shaped Morry, instilling in him a love of family, learning, nature, and service.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 16, 2018 8:30:41 AM

Obituary (SC): John Gardiner Richards Roddey '59
Colonel John Gardiner Richards Roddey, United States Air Force Retired, died in Charleston, SC on Sunday, February 11, 2018 the day before his 81st birthday. His devoted wife of 56 years, Gail Roddey, was at his side.
Richards was born in Rock Hill, SC to John and Jean Richards Roddey. He attended Winthrop Training School followed by the United States Naval Academy (1959). He was commissioned and served as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force, flying several tours in Vietnam. He earne.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 16, 2018 8:19:27 AM

Obituary (NJ): Lawrence Bilder '47
Lawrence Bilder, retired New Jersey judge and naval officer, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2018, in the presence of his beloved wife, Veronica.
Larry was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1923. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and Harvard Law School. In 1990, he received an LLM from the University of Virginia Law School. He practiced law in Newark at the family law firm, Bilder, Bilder, and Kaufman, from 1954 to 1962. He then served on the staff of Governor Richard J. Hughes of .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:54:27 AM

Obituary (AR): Joel Davis Patterson '55
Mr. Joel Davis Patterson, age 85, went to be with his heavenly Father on Friday, February 2, 2018. He was a member of the Bella Vista Church of Christ. He left this life peacefully at home with family by his side. Joel was born in Oxford, Arkansas on March 25, 1932. He grew up in Little Rock, where he graduated from Little Rock Central High. Like many growing up during his generation, the naval victories of WW II inspired him to serve as a naval officer in defense of his county. He subsequently .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 7:44:27 AM

Obituary (AR): Clyde Luther Scott '49
Arkansas sports legend Clyde Scott passed away January 30, 2018 after a long battle with dementia. He was ninety-three years old. Clyde was born August 29, 1924 in Dixie, Louisiana, the third of ten children to Luther and Callie Scott. With the discovery of oil in Arkansas, his dad, an oil field worker, moved the family to Smackover where Clyde attended school. Along with his brothers, Tracy and Benny, Clyde first gained notoriety on the football field as a Smackover Buckaroo. As a Buckaroo he a.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 8:54:34 AM

Obituary (UT): James Junior Whetton '45
James J. Whetton passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, January 19, 2018 of natural causes at the age of 96. He was born in Ogden, Utah on March 13, 1921. He graduated from Ogden High School and attended Weber College before receiving his appointment to the Naval Academy in 1941. In June of 1944, Jim graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in Engineering. On June 8, 1944 he married his sweetheart and eternal companion, Marian Bader. Their marriage was later solemnized in the O.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 8:37:03 AM

Obituary (TN): James Samuel Sorrels Jr. '44
James Samuel Sorrels, Jr., 96, passed away January 24, 2018. His funeral service will be held at Second Presbyterian Church, 4055 Poplar Ave in the Chapel at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 30 th . Procession to the cemetery will begin at 2:00 pm with a graveside service at approximately 2:15. Following this service will be a reception for friends and family inside the Memorial Park Funeral Home lounge. J. Sam, as he was called, was married to Bebe Cullen Sorrels for over 71 years. He was preceded i.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 8:23:44 AM

Obituary (KS): Millard Alfred Carlson '46
Millard Alfred Carlson, a long-time resident of Gardner and 95 years young, passed peacefully on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Millard's inurnment with military honors by the US Navy and Gardner VFW will be at the Gardner Cemetery on April 7, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Contributions can be made to the Gardner VFW. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com Millard had resided at the Vintage Park Assisted Living Center for the past three ye.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 8:02:20 AM

Obituary (MD): James Alan Sand '71
James Alan "Jim" Sand, 68, of Myersville, MD, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018 at Doey's House in Hagerstown, MD.
Born Saturday, June 25, 1949 in Walla Walla, WA, he was the son of Irene (Holm) Sand of Roseau, MN, and the late Kenneth Jerome Sand.
Jim spent his early years in Crosby, ND, and graduated from high school there. He then received an appointment to the Naval Academy. After an honorable medical discharge, he continued his education at NDSU in Fargo, ND, graduating with a degree i.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 7:12:23 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Doris (Paul G. Miller '47)
DORIS K. MILLER
On December 25, 2017, Mrs. Miller attended Roland Park, Eastern High School, and Washington College. During her school years, she modeled for many photographers and television ads and was named one of the most beautiful professional models in Baltimore in 1951. Hired out of college by the May Company as their fashion coordinator and was a member of the New York Fashion Group and the Women's Ad Club of Baltimore. In 1954, she married Charles Erskine Ingram and moved to Tacoma, Wa.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 6:43:40 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Dorothy (Peter M. Maloney '52)
Dorothy (Dottie) Maloney, 84, went to be with the Lord Dec. 25, 2017. She was born in Houston, Texas and spent most of her later life in Virginia Beach. Dottie fought a long & hard battle with Alzheimer's disease for 17 years. Not only was she beautiful but strong in spirit.
She had a challenging childhood but managed through strength of spirit to successfully raise 3 daughters and own/operate a successful real estate company, C21 Peddicord Realty. Some of her amazing talents included being.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 12, 2018 8:28:09 AM

Obituary (NJ): Mrs. Alice (Roy B. Weaver '46)
Alice Marie Weaver (January 17, 1927 - February 09, 2018)
Alice Marie Taylor Weaver, 91, entered into eternal rest at her home in Medford, NJ on February 9, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Cdr. Roy Babbitt Weaver (deceased) and devoted mother of four sons, Richard (deceased), Ron, Randy, and Roger, and one daughter, Robin Ann (who died two days after her birth in 1964).
Alice Marie was born in her family home in Sealevel, North Carolina in 1927. She was the second child of Lydia Linwood Lup.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 12, 2018 8:09:12 AM

Obituary (FL): William Doddridge McFarlane Jr. '49
William Doddridge McFarlane, Jr. died January 4, 2018 in West Palm Beach, FL. Bill was born in Graham, TX, February 11, 1928, to W. D. Sr. and Alma McFarlane. He graduated from Graham High School in 1944 at the age of 16, attended Texas A & M University and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in June, 1949. At the Academy, Following his commissioning, he received his wings in June 1950 in Pensacola, FL. His naval career included successive overseas deployments, first to the Korean conflict.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 12, 2018 6:49:12 AM

Obituary (MA): Andrew Daniel Dubino Sr. '53
Andrew Daniel Dubino, Sr., a long-time resident of Greenfield, died of natural causes at Charlene Manor in Greenfield, MA, on February 4, 2018. He was born in 1929 in Greenfield to John and Carrie Dubino.
He graduated from Greenfield High School in 1947 and joined the US Navy that same year. He was accepted into the US Naval Academy in 1949 and graduated in 1953. He served as an officer on the USS Tarawa (1953-1954) and the USS Eldorado (1957-1960); as the commanding officer on the USS Holmes C.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 12, 2018 6:31:10 AM

Obituary (MO): Earl Kaye Dille '50
Earl Kaye Dille (1927-2018)
Mr. Dille died peacefully on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at the age of 90. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Martha Merrill Dille; two sons Thomas Dille (Brenda) of Austin, TX and James Dille (Laura Placio); three grandchildren, Devon and Victoria Dille and David Dille; nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents George Earl and Josephine Kaye Dille as well as his two sisters Laura Louise Elbring and Jo Anne Reed. Born in Chillic.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 12, 2018 6:09:54 AM

Obituary (TN): Kenneth Godfrey Smith '52
Kenneth G. Smith, Captain USN, (Retired) passed away on February 7, 2018 at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Patricia; sons, Thomas, Gregory and Mark Smith, all veterans; grandchildren, Richard, a veteran, (Courtney), Daniel and Holly Smith; great grandchildren, Mason and Avery Smith and brother, Gary Smith, Commander USN (Retired). His daughter, Lori Lucero and brothers, Albert Smith, Major General, USA (Retired) and Harold Smith, Lieutenant, USN precede him in death. Ken .... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 12, 2018 5:07:45 AM

Obituary (TX): Robert Kenneth Aiken '78
Ken Aiken (August 01, 1954 January 06, 2018)
Major Robert Kenneth “Ken” Aiken, USMC (Retired), was born on August 1, 1954 in Bainbridge, Georgia and passed away peacefully on January 6, 2018 in Plano, Texas. Ken was a devoted husband and loving father to his wife Karen and son Alex. He was a graduate of The United States Naval Academy, Class of 1978 and was commissioned into the Marine Corps. He served in numerous capacities in Joint Services and Special Operations. Ken enjoyed Marv.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 9, 2018 10:58:31 AM

Obituary (OH): Peter William Odgers '55
MAJOR GENERAL PETER W. ODGERS USAF (RET)
Peter W.Odgers, Major General, USAF (ret) Age 85. "Peet" was born September 10, 1932 and raised in New Jersey. He attended Admiral Farragut Academy then entered the US Naval Academy to graduate with an engineering degree in the class of 1955. He accepted a commission in the US Air Force and after flight training, received his wings and began flying transport missions around the globe. He was assigned to Wright-Patterson AFB where he met and married Carol.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 9, 2018 10:53:09 AM

Obituary (CA): Donald Joseph Loudon '49
(1926 – 2018)
Donald Joseph Loudon passed away peacefully at his residence in Morgan Hill, CA, on January 27, 2018. He was born the third of seven children to Roy Virgil and Nellie Veronica (née Dailey) Loudon on June 8, 1926, in Grant, Nebraska. The family moved to Hastings, Nebraska and eventually to Lincoln, Nebraska. Donald loved singing and dancing as well as playing the trumpet.
The advent of World War 2 changed everything. After graduating from high school Donald enlisted i.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 9, 2018 10:32:29 AM

Obituary (TX): Mrs. Elizabeth (John E. Kirk '41)
Elizabeth C. Kirk, age 96, a 38 year resident of Austin, passed away February 5, 2018. Her ashes will be flown to Annapolis, MD where she will be reunited with her late husband at an interment ceremony at the USNA Columbarium on May 14, 2018. See Weed-Corley-Fish for an extended obituary forthcoming.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Feb. 9 to Feb. 11, 2018.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 9, 2018 10:16:20 AM

Obituary (CA): William Henry Langenberg '51
William H. Langenberg (August 26, 1928 ~ February 1, 2018)
Resident of Alamo, California
Raised in New Jersey, Bill graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1951. He completed five years on active duty at sea, including combat deployment during the Korean War. After resigning his regular commission, Bill served continuously in the Navy Reserve, retiring as a Rear Admiral, Upper Half, in 1983.
In civilian life, Bill earned an MBA degree from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pitts.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 9, 2018 10:07:30 AM

Obituary (PA): Gerald Edward Stephenson '68
Gerald E. Stephenson (March 26, 1946 January 28, 2018)
On January 28th, Gerald Edward Stephenson, 71, drifted free of this life. He is survived by the steadfast love he built with Marion, his wife and partner of 42 years, and by his off-kilter sense of humor which lives on in his two sons, James and Charles, who remember their last conversations with him ending in scatological jokes. Though Marion shared that sense of humor, she's less amused that he made good on his joke to die the month after.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 8, 2018 5:03:43 PM

Obituary (FL): Charles Lenard Boyer '53
Charles LenardBoyer(July 22, 1930 - January 27, 2018)
Charles Lenard "Chuck" Boyer, LCDR, USN (Ret.), 87, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2018, at Tidwell Hospice in Bradenton, FL.
Charles was born on a farm in Warrensburg, IL, on July 22, 1930, son of Earl and Bessie Lee Hathaway Boyer, and enlisted in the Navy after high school. His superiors quickly recognized his intelligence, and he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, where he graduated in 1953 with a degree .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 8, 2018 3:58:52 PM

Obituary (AL): Richard Noel Charles '57
CAPTAIN RICHARD NOEL CHARLES USN (RET.)
Born November 20, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, Richard Noel Charles was the son of the late Rene and Reginald Charles. He was raised in Huntington Woods, MI, graduating from Berkley High School in 1951. He attended Wayne University for one year before he received his senatorial Naval Academy appointment in 1953. While a midshipman, Dick was a member of the fencing team, the editor of Trident magazine, and a company commander of the 4th company in his first-.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 8, 2018 3:55:42 PM

Obituary (NC): William Cole Dotson '49
William Cole Dotson, 92, Captain, USN (Ret.) peacefully passed away on February 2, 2018, at his home in Pittsboro, North Carolina.
Bill was born and raised in Hodgenville, Kentucky, the oldest of three siblings. Growing up during the Great Depression, he worked hard to help his family make ends meet, but he never lost his affection for Hodgenville, his grandparents' farm, and the people who always knew him as "Billy Cole." The values of thrift, work and self-reliance he developed there defined .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 8, 2018 12:07:35 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Bette (Richard T. Pratt '39)
Bette Peterhans Pratt died peacefully January 21, 2018 at the age of 100 at Williamsburg Landing, Williamsburg VA. Born April 6, 1917 in Chicago IL to Louis Peterhans and Bessie Walsh Peterhans, Bette graduated from Rosary College in 1938. She married Ensign Richard ("Dick") Thomas Pratt, USNA'39 on June 21, 1941 in Chicago. As a Naval officer's wife Bette was a gracious hostess well known for her culinary skills. She was an avid gardener, loved playing bridge and dancing. Her family was her gre.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, February 8, 2018 11:54:34 AM

Obituary (MD): Charles Edgerton Jackson Jr. '46
Charles E. Jackson Jr (December 16, 1924 - February 06, 2018)
Charles Edgerton Jackson, Jr. went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 6, 2018. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Lorraine Jackson; five daughters, Midge Kaplan, Susan Wilson, Lynn Hutzler, Vicky Snelnick, and Lillian Winning; five sons-in-law that he thought of as sons; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren. He .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 8, 2018 11:50:17 AM

Obituary (MD): Robert Martinazzi II '91
Robert Martinazzi ll (May 02, 1968 - February 04, 2018)
On February 4, 2018, Robert Martinazzi II, 49, of Severn Maryland went to his heavenly home while at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Bob was born on May 2,1968, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, to Madeline and Robert Martinazzi. Bob graduated from Bishop Carroll Catholic High School in Ebensburg, PA and went on to graduate from the United States Naval Academy, class of 91, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engine.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 8, 2018 11:42:49 AM

Obituary (KY): Charles Ernest Bailey Jr. '54
Charles E. "Charlie" Bailey Jr., 88, passed away at The Altenheim on Sunday, February 04, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife of 62 years, Margie J. Bailey, the love of his life.
Charlie was a native of Louisville, and a graduate of Jeffersontown High School, class of 1948. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD in 1950.
Charlie was a retired Management Analyst for the old Naval Ordnance Station and the U.S. Naval Reserve as Chief Warrant Officer (C.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, February 8, 2018 11:40:06 AM

Obituary (TX): Robert Ashton Schade Jr. '56
Robert (Bob) Ashton Schade, Jr. (Capt. Ret.)
Captain Robert A. Schade Jr., USN (Ret.), died due to complications of a stroke in Houston, Texas, on December 2, 2017. He was 83 years old.
“Bob” was a native of East Rockaway, Long Island, NY, where he was valedictorian of his high school prior to entering the Academy. He was in 23rd Company and graduated 13th in the Class of 1956.
Upon graduation, he entered the Civil Engineer Corps, and earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rensse.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 5, 2018 12:59:04 PM

Obituary (NC): Douglas Terrell Evans '65
Douglas Terrell Evans (March 21, 1942 - January 22, 2018)
Douglas T. Evans, 75, of Cary, NC, died unexpectedly January 22, 2018 at WakeMed Raleigh Hospital. Douglas was born March 21, 1942 in Toccoa, GA to the late Howard and Pauline Evans. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Georgia State University and the University of Georgia. Douglas was a longtime Real Estate Broker in the Apex, Cary area. Douglas is survived by his wife of 54 years, Susannah Morrow Evans; son, Kirk Evan.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 5, 2018 12:37:55 PM

Obituary (MD): Robert Devore McWethy '42
Captain Robert "Bob" D. McWethy (USN Ret.), 98, departed this life peacefully at home on January 29, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born in Aurora, Illinois, on January 5, 1920, to the late J. LeRoy and Zula Miller McWethy. Bob graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in December 1941, as part of the wartime class of 1942. His first assignment upon graduation was to the heavy cruiser USS San Francisco (CA 38), operating in the South Pacific out of Pearl Harbor. While serving on USS San Fran.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 5, 2018 10:42:28 AM

Obituary (DC): Mrs. Zoe (George J. Largess '39)
ZOE McCOMBS LARGESS (Age 96) of Washington, DC, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Beloved wife of 66 years to the late Cmdr. George J. "Jiggs" Largess, USN (Ret.); loving mother of Robert Patrick (Jeannine) Largess, Dennis (Maryellen) Largess, Mary Jude Largess (Steve Naumowicz); William Michael Largess and the late George J. Largess Jr. (Lorraine). She is also survived by 10 adored grandchildren and three cherished great-grandchildren.
Zoe was a 1942 graduate of George Wash.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 5, 2018 10:35:59 AM

Obituary (CT): Robert Alfred Correll '60
Robert A. Correll, age 81, of Beacon Falls, formerly of Trumbull, peacefully passed away January 31, 2018, surrounded by his family. Born October 15, 1936, in Davenport, Iowa, to Lt. Col. Walter D. Correll, USA, and Alfreda Mulvihill Correll, he was the oldest of six children.
As a military dependent he attended thirteen schools in thirteen years throughout the country. In 1954 he graduated from Balboa High School in the Panama Canal Zone. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1954. .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 5, 2018 10:30:22 AM

Obituary (OH): Andrij Serhij Bushak '76
ANDRIJ S. "ANDY" BUSHAK age 63, passed away February 1, 2018. Beloved husband of Mary Ann (nee Gera); loving father of Nick and Lecia; dearest brother of George (Kathleen); dear uncle of Jeff (Amanda), Dana, Tommy and Elizabeth; brother-in-law of Paul Gera. U.S. Navy Veteran. Friends may call at THE KOLODIY-LAZUTA FUNERAL HOME, 5677 STATE RD., PARMA, MONDAY 5-8 P.M. PARASTAS 7 P.M. Funeral Liturgy Tuesday, February 6 at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral at 10 a.m. (PLEASE MEET AT CATHEDR.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 5, 2018 9:32:19 AM

Obituary (ME): Christopher Richard Blackburn '80
On Sunday, January 28, 2018, Christopher R. Blackburn reluctantly surrendered his life to his battle with cancer. He embodied his fight against cancer with his platform of "family, friends, faith, attitude and energy." His life was blessed in the love he shared and the connections he has made throughout the world.
Born November 28, 1958, Chris grew up in Framingham, Massachusetts where he attended local schools and graduated from Marian High School. Throughout his childhood, Chris demonstrated .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 5, 2018 7:53:21 AM

Obituary (MS): James Riley Moore '48
James Riley Moore, 92, of Columbus, MS passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Columbus, MS.
A Roast and Toast Memorial Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the Columbus Art Council, 501 Main Street, Columbus, MS hosted by his family.
Mr. Moore was born on June 10, 1925, in Greenwood, MS; the only child to the late Dr. James Riley Moore and the late Ada Florence Ford Moore. In addition to .... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 5, 2018 7:41:41 AM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Ann (Frederick W. Dau III '64)
Ann B. Dau passed away peacefully on December 12, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born in St. Louis, Missouri to Walter and Mary Baumstark, she grew up in Winnetka, Illinois before attending Marymount College in Alexandria, Virginia where she met and in 1964 married the love of her life, Rick. Ann then began a twenty-year career as a Navy wife and mother of five boys, moving the family over 21 times. After finally settling in Annandale, Virginia she became an accomplished gardener and quil.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 5, 2018 7:34:15 AM

Obituary (FL): Jon Alex Buresh '72
Jon Alex Buresh passed peacefully on January 26, 2018 in Lakewood Ranch, FL after battling a lengthy illness. Jon was born March 25, 1949 in Washington, DC, and grew up in Prairie Village where he gained the rank of Eagle Scout in Boy Scout Troop 91. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1972 and served in the US Navy for 20 years, including in Vietnam, and retired as a Commander. He married Tina on July 15, 1996. Jon is survived by his sister Mary Holzer, sons Chris and James, and his children.... Click here to Read more
Monday, February 5, 2018 7:24:17 AM

Obituary (GA): James Albert Anderegg Jr. '72
James Albert Anderegg, Jr., age 67, who leaned solely on the grace of God in Jesus Christ for his salvation, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 22, 2018.
The Anderegg family would like to cordially invite friends to a memorial service that will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Christ Church, Presbyterian, in Evans, GA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow at Westover Memorial Park.
Jim was born in Montpelier, VT, and.... Click here to Read more

Monday, February 5, 2018 7:05:44 AM

Obituary (AZ): Horace Wayne Brandon '54
Horace "Wayne" Brandon
A resident of Sun City West, Arizona, for the past 30 years, Wayne passed away peacefully the evening of January 6, 2018, at Del Webb Hospital.
The son of James Brandon and Callie Fuller, Wayne was born on September 20, 1930, in Jefferson, Texas, and grew up on a farm in Texas.
A 1954 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Wayne then served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot. He went on to work as an Electronics Engineer for Fisher Electronics, Inc., on a variety of sonar and oth.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 2, 2018 7:52:56 AM

Obituary (NY): Carroll Winspear Anstaett '50
Carroll W. Anstaett, of 4 Skyview Drive, Olean, passed away peacefully Wednesday (Jan. 31, 2018) at Olean General Hospital.
Born Oct. 12, 1925, in Batavia, Ohio, he was one of two sons of Stanley and Gertrude Windspear. On June 16, 1948, in Lancaster, he married Anne Stutzman, who passed away Sept. 11, 1974. Together, they had two children, Wendy (Tom) Schlegel of Bluffton, S.C. and Gary (Julie) Anstaett of Tavares, Fla. On Aug. 8, 1981, he married Dolores Neary Nunamaker, who survives.
At age.... Click here to Read more

Friday, February 2, 2018 7:04:40 AM

Obituary (MD): Robert Hall Flood '48
CDR Robert Hall Flood, USN (RET) Robert "Bob" Flood died peacefully at Anne Arundel Medical Center on Friday, January 26th with family at his side. Born on July 9th, 1925 in Frostproof, Florida, he was the son of the late William Hall Flood and the late Annie (Coward) Flood. Bob graduated from the US Naval Academy with the Class of 1948 and served a total of 25 years before retiring in 1967. He also received an MA in International Affairs at The George Washington University in 1964. During his 2.... Click here to Read more
Friday, February 2, 2018 6:50:24 AM

Obituary (VA): Michael Thomas Korbet '66
Michael Thomas Korbet, CAPT, USN (retired)
Michael Korbet passed away at home on January 28, 2018, after a brief battle with cancer with his wife and daughter by his side.
Michael was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1944, grew up in San Jose, CA, and attended Bellarmine College Preparatory School. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1966 and was designated a Naval Aviator in January 1968. His Naval career took him from Jacksonville, FL, to Monterey, CA, and from Barbers Point, HI, to Brunswic.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 2:20:24 PM

Obituary (OH): Mark Alan Koziel '82
Mark Alan Koziel (August 30, 1960 - January 13, 2018)
Mark Alan Koziel, age 57, of Elyria, OH, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Cleveland Clinic in Avon.
He was born in Warren and had been a resident of Elyria since 1989.
He served in the US Navy from 1982-1988.
Mark worked as a Critical Infrastructure Protection Consultant for First Energy for many years.
He was a member of St. Vincent De Paul in Elyria.
He was the author of the annual family Christmas letter and enjoyed runni.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:35:20 PM

Obituary (VA): Owen Charles Baker '57
OWEN CHARLES BAKER "O.C." Col., USMC (Ret.)
Of Fairfax, Virginia, died January 23, 2018 at Fairfax Hospital with family members by his side. Born in Breckenridge, MN in 1932 and attended school in So. St. Paul. He enlisted in the Navy and received a Fleet Appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating with distinction in 1957 as a Marine Second lieutenant. His lifelong dream of flying was realized after getting his wings of gold from Pensacola. He was able to follow that dream for .... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 29, 2018 11:25:31 AM

Obituary (MD): Ben Ford Holt Jr. '59
CDR Ben Ford Holt, Jr., USN (Ret.) (July 31, 1936 - January 23, 2018)
CDR Ben Ford Holt, Jr., USN (Ret.), 81, of California, MD passed away January 23, 2018 at Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Kansas City, MO on July 31, 1936 to the late Ben Ford Holt Sr. and Ida C. Hansen Holt. He grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and as a young man loved working on cars, playing baseball, and dreamed of a career as a Naval Aviator. In 1959 he graduated fr.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, January 27, 2018 12:44:57 PM

Obituary (Canada): John Warren Schropp '62
John (Jack) Warren Schropp, 77, son of Jack and Rosemary LaBie Schropp, died on January 14, 2018 at 7 p.m. of Alzheimer's Disease in Peterborough, Canada where he lived with his wife and love, Shari Darling.
Jack was a man of goodness and integrity, wisdom, and humor. He had a deep love for his wife, children, and grandchildren as well as tremendous compassion and love for all human beings. He considered himself a citizen of the world, standing for world peace and for the well-being of all peop.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, January 27, 2018 10:00:15 AM

Obituary (VA): Lawrence Layman '52
Rear Admiral Lawrence Layman, US Navy (Ret.) of McLean, VA, passed away peacefully at home, January 20, 2018 from congestive heart failure. Born on October 28, 1930 at home, on a farm, six miles from Lebanon, Missouri (MO) and raised in Laclede County, MO. He graduated from Lebanon High School in May 1947. He then attended the University of Missouri for one year in order to reach the minimum age requirement for entry into the U.S. Naval Academy. He graduated from the Academy and received his com.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, January 27, 2018 9:40:12 AM

Obituary (CA): Abel Adolfo Garcia '63
Abel Adolfo Garcia, 76, passed away, Friday, December 22, 2017 at his home. To celebrate Abel's life, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 2 pm at the Graham-Hitch Mortuary located at 4167 First Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566. A reception will immediately follow the service. We look forward to family and friends coming to celebrate Abel's lifetime of friendships and accomplishments, in addition to his military, government and community service.
Abel was born February .... Click here to Read more

Saturday, January 27, 2018 9:09:51 AM

Obituary (OH): Alexander Dalzell MacDonell Jr. '49
Alexander Dalzell MacDonell, Jr.
When an exceptional leader passes on, both the family and the broader community feel an acute sense of loss. They also pause to take account of how fortunate it was to be part of his life.
So it has been when Alexander Dalzell MacDonell, Jr., died in Lima, Ohio, on January 24, 2018, at the age of 90.
Sandy's career was built as a banker. He came to the Metropolitan Bank of Lima in 1956 and rose to president, then CEO, and chairman in the ensuing decades. Sandy.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, January 27, 2018 8:05:53 AM

Obituary (VA): William Conrad Nicklas Jr. '46
Capt. William C. Nicklas Jr. USN (ret)
Virginia Beach - Bill Nicklas, 93, passed away on Jan. 19. He was born in Baltimore, MD to Estelle and William C. Nicklas Sr. on April 28, 1924. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1945 (class of '46) and served as a submariner for 26 years.
Being an only child, his early years are largely unknown as he had no siblings to correct the stories he told about himself. No one could have been that good. After he married Florence Etheridge in 1952, his life h.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, January 27, 2018 7:42:01 AM

Obituary (CA): Herbert Joseph Dean '54
Captain Herbert J. Dean, USN (Ret.) (October 17, 1927 - January 12, 2018)
Captain Herbert J. Dean, U.S.N. (Ret.), died peacefully on January 12, 2018 in San Diego, California; he was 90 years old. Born in 1927 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, he joined the Navy on his 17th birthday in 1944 during WWII. He was sent to the Pacific Theater as a radio operator where he served until after the liberation of the Philippines in 1946. Returning to duties stateside, he received an appointment to the U.S. Nava.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, January 27, 2018 7:28:41 AM

Obituary (AL): Guy Nicholas Wynn III '76
Guy Nicholas Wynn III (May 18, 1954 - January 16, 2018)
Guy Nicholas Wynn III passed away suddenly on January 16th at Huntsville Hospital. Born and raised in Rosenberg, Texas, he graduated from Lamar High School followed by the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He then joined the Navy where he attended Naval Nuclear Power school. After graduating, he served on the USS South Carolina and USS Enterprise.
In 1986, Guy completed his Naval service and embarked on a career in the nuclear power i.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 26, 2018 1:17:36 PM

Obituary (WA): Donald Farrell Houck '47
Don Houck (1925 – 2017)
Don Houck was born in Delano California on April 4, 1925 to Jerry and Helen Houck. He died on December 16, 2017 at the age of 92.
Don was raised in Delano and graduated as Class Valedictorian, leaving to attend the United States Naval Academy. While at the Academy he was an honorable mention All-American lacrosse player on the 1946 National Championship team. He graduated from the Naval Academy in the class of 1947.
While at the Academy, Don met Ailsa Goldie, fro.... Click here to Read more

Monday, January 22, 2018 9:30:50 AM

Obituary (AZ): Arthur Hempton Kinneberg '46
Arthur H. Kinneberg, 96, passed away peacefully in Phoenix on January 12. Art was born in Cass County, Minnesota, on July 12, 1921 to Andrew and Dorothy Kinneberg, and raised in Battle Mountain, Nevada. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Iris, Kathleen and David. He is survived by the love of his life, Jane, with whom he shared 72 years in a beautiful marriage; four children: Joan, Bruce (Cynthia), Eric (Meg) and Bill (Janet); six grandchildren; six great grandchildren and his .... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 19, 2018 10:41:05 AM

Obituary (CO): Clair Burton Gamble '49
Clair Burton Gamble (September 12, 1923 - December 30, 2017)
Clair Burton Gamble, 94
Born September 12, 1923 to Russell Oscar and Mary Elizabeth Gamble in Winterset, Iowa. Died December 30, 2017 in Lakewood, Colorado.
He was preceded to heaven by his mother, father, daughter Mary Elizabeth and wife E. Elizabeth (Betts) Gamble, brothers Jack, Kelly and Billy.
Survived by daughters Susan M. (Steve) Schamel, Barbara A. Hansen, Jennifer J. (Dave) Zuech; son Gregory G. (Vicky) Gamble; 9 grandchil.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 19, 2018 9:55:08 AM

Obituary (NJ): George Willard Pitcher '47
George W. Pitcher, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Princeton University, died peacefully at his home in Princeton on January 12 at the age of ninety-two. He was the author of The Philosophy of Wittgenstein, Berkeley, and A Theory of Perception, as well as the memoir The Dogs Who Came to Stay.
Pitcher was born in West Orange, New Jersey on May 19, 1925, the second son of Edward and Helen Pitcher. Upon graduation from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1947, he was commissioned as a lieutenant and se.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:14:44 PM

Obituary (VA): Robert Eugene Sivinski '49
It is with great sadness that the family of Robert E. Sivinski, oldest son of the late Michael and Catherine Sivinski announces his passing, on Sunday, January 07, 2018, at the age of 91 years. Bob was born in St. Cloud Minnesota, graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy as an Engineer and worked for 3M. Bob was an avid sportsman, he loved hunting, fishing and bowling and was a charter fisherman in his retirement. Throughout his life he was active in the Catholic Church and held the position of a .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 8:36:03 AM

Obituary (NC): Allan Walter Murray '60
Allan Walter Murray, age 83, of Raleigh, NC died on December 26, 2017. Allan was born in Glencoe, Ill to the late Walter Scott and Mary Sutherland Murray. People just loved to be around Allan, with his quick wit and sense of humor along with his loving and quiet spirit. Allan proudly served his country. He was a 1960 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, retiring after 26 years of service. Following retirement, he was a Naval Science instructor with the ROTC program in the McDowell County.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 8:20:48 AM

Obituary (MA): Mrs. Anne (James P. McMurrough '57)
Mrs. Anne E. (Horan) McMurrough, a native of Providence, R.I., and a longtime resident of Andover, Mass., died on January 9, 2018, surrounded by her family at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was 81 and had been the wife of James P. McMurrough for 56 years. Mrs. McMurrough was the daughter of the late Dr. William A. Horan and Katherine (Wagner) Horan. She graduated from Salve Regina College. Her husband, who attended the U.S. Naval Academy before graduating from Providence College.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 7:34:05 AM

Obituary (VA): Peter Lewis Brett Sr. '49
Peter Lewis Brett, Sr., 90, died on January 3, 2018. He is predeceased by his father, mother, and brother, William H. Brett, Jr., Ruth Connolly Brett, and William H. Brett, III. He leaves behind his beloved and adoring wife of 69 years, Jacquelyn Pettine Brett, and his three children Peter Jr., Stephen, and Kate Lewis. He also leaves two sons-in-law, Geoff Lewis (husband to Kate), and Kyle Walton (husband to Peter), and a daughter-in-law, Diane Brett (wife to Stephen). His four grandchildren, wh.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 7:22:26 AM

Obituary (NY): James Houston Blakeney '66
James H. Blakeney
Honeoye Falls, NY - January 13, 2108 age 76. Jim is predeceased by his parents Hulon and Agnes Blakeney and stepmother Louise Robinson Blakeney. He was a graduate of the US Naval Academy and US Naval Postgraduate School, he had a 20 year career as a Naval Aviator. Jim worked at Ultra Electronics Flightline Systems in Victor until his retirement in 2008.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years Julia, children Adam (Rachel) Blakeney, Mark (Antonia) Blakeney, and Megan Blakeney (.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 7:09:10 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Sally (Raymond R. Bernier '47)
Marie (Sally) Bernier the wife of retired Navy Lieutenant Commander, Raymond Bernier. Died of natural causes on 13 January 2018. Mrs. Bernier was born in St. Johnsbury, VT, the only child of Charles and Bernadette Bradley. She graduated from St. Johnsbury, Academy and Bentley School of Accounting and Finance, Boston, MA. She was employed as an auditor by Publicker Distilling Corp of Philadelphia, PA prior to becoming a full time Navy wife and homemaker. Her main hobbies were golfing and gardenin.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 11:27:53 AM

Obituary (TX): Robert David Bergman '47
Robert "Bob" David Bergman (October 07, 1924 - January 12, 2018)
Robert D. “Bob” Bergman passed from this life into the arms of his Maker early on Friday, January 12, 2018. His gentle spirit and selfless love for his fellow man will be missed by his family and all who knew him.
A Funeral Service for Bob will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at All Saints Anglican Church in Weatherford. Donations in Bob’s memory can be made to the All Saints Anglican Memorial .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 11:04:07 AM

Obituary (AR): John Schuler McKinney Benson Sr. '49
John S. M. Benson Sr. (February 20, 1927 - January 12, 2018)
John Schuler McKinney Benson, Sr. , 90 of El Dorado passed away Friday, January 12, 2018, in Little Rock, AR. He was born on February 20, 1927, to Ralph N. and Carrie S. Benson in El Dorado, AR.
He attended El Dorado public schools and graduated from Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, GA. He was appointed and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD in 1949. After graduation he served active duty in the.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 10:53:33 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Elinor (Alexander D. Thomson '49)
Elinor Ufer Thomson, 90, of Montross, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Mrs. Thomson was born in Madison, South Dakota on February 7, 1927 to Herman and Neva Bunday Ufer. Her family moved to Passaic, NJ in 1942, next door to Alexander Thomson. She graduated from Passaic High School in 1944.
In June 1949, she married Al, after he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy…and then the adventure began. Over the next 30 years, they moved 14 times, during which time Elinor su.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:08:09 AM

Obituary (VA): Ronald Scott Purvis '53
Lt. Cdr. Ronald Scott Purvis (April 28, 1928 ~ January 3, 2018) (age 89)
Lt. Cdr. Ronald Scott Purvis, USN Ret., 89, husband of Lynne Willis Purvis and a resident of Accomac, VA, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Heritage Hall in Nassawadox, VA.
Born April 28, 1928 in Wakeman, OH, he was a son of the late Samuel Martin Purvis and Dorthea Scott Purvis; and a Protestant and Shriner.
A 1953 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Lt. Cdr. Purvis had a lengthy and successful career servin.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:59:11 AM

Obituary (VA): Thomas Martin Ward Jr. '51
Rear Admiral (Ret.) Thomas Martin Ward, Jr., age 89, son of the late Tom and Edith Ward of Rockwood, Tennessee passed into his final rest surrounded by his loving family on Jan. 9th in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The family will receive visitors on Monday, Jan. 15th, from 6-8pm at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., 2002 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 16th, at 2:00pm. at First Presbyterian Church, 300 36th Street, Virginia Beach with a reception at the church to.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:39:46 AM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Ruth (Cyril K. Wildman '19)
Ruth W. Wildman, 103, of Melbourne passed away on Wednesday January 10, 2018. She was born in New York City, a homemaker who moved to Florida with her husband Cyril in 1975 from Rumson, NJ.
She was a member of St. Sebastian by the Sea Episcopal Church, The Elmira College Alumni Association, AAUW, Brevard Museum of Art & Science Guild, Retired Officers Association, a charter member of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation in Pensacola, FL. PAFB Officers Club, South Brevard Symphony Guild, the.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:20:56 AM

Obituary (FL): John Cary Allen '55
John Cary Allen, 84, passed away on December 31, 2017. He was a resident of Jupiter, FL, and Plymouth, MA. Born on April 30, 1933, in Washington, DC, he was the son of Floyd McJunkin Allen and Winifred Mullikin (nee Cary). He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1955 and he spent 20 years as an officer in the Navy including two tours in Vietnam and six years in the Far East. He earned a Master's Degree in Russian History from Georgetown University. Following his retirement from the .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:12:20 AM

Obituary (VA): Ernest Edwin Evans Jr. '54
ERNEST E. EVANS, JR., Colonel, USMC (Ret.)
Died September 16, 2017 of pulmonary complications. He was born and raised in Long Beach, California. His USNA appointment was under PL 228 (sons of Medal of Honor awardees). During the Battle off Samar, his father, USNA '31, was the Captain of USS Johnston (DD557) whose decisive actions in the battle influenced the Japanese to abort their attack on the landing beaches at Leyte. LtCdr. Evans did not survive. "The apple never falls too far from the tree.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:03:33 AM

Obituary (GA): Carl Paul McCallum '60
Carl P. McCallum of Marietta, GA passed away peacefully on January 5, 2018. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 9, 1937. Carl grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Marie-mont High School. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, class of 1960. Carl served in the Navy from 1960 to 1968. He was first stationed at Patuxent River, MD and flew the first generation P3 Lockheed Orion. Later in his military career, he flew for the Department of Defense as a test pilot for Lockheed in Palmdale, C.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 5:59:47 AM

Obituary (NJ): John Paxton Williams '45
John Paxton Williams
Everyone knows that one person who always has to be right. On January 8, 2018, we lost that person who truly was always right. A retired Naval Officer and registered engineer, John Paxton Williams, 95, was the epitome of a 'walking encyclopedia'. Never one to overpower the conversation, John would politely guide you down a logical pathway until you came to the right - and his - conclusion.
A resident of Haddonfield since 1964, John's story began in Woodstock, Virginia rais.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 5:39:09 AM

Obituary (VA): John Frank Tulodieski Jr. '61
John Frank Tulodieski Jr, 80, passed away peacefully at his home in Norfolk with his wife and children by his side on January 12, 2018.
John grew up in Trenton N.J. and met the love of his life while attending the United States Naval Academy, which he graduated from in 1961. He had a long military career serving on the USS Sea Poacher as weapons manager, USS Theodore Roosevelt as weapons officer, weapons officer for Commander Submarine Squadron Sixteen, Navigator/operation officer on the USS Cu.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 4:58:01 AM

Obituary (KY): Larry Bruce Franklin '59
Larry Bruce Franklin (April 9, 1937 - January 14, 2018)
Sailor, attorney and family patriarch, Larry B. Franklin passed away peacefully at home on Sunday January 14, 2018. Born and raised in Shively, Kentucky, Larry lived a life of extraordinary achievement, generosity and friendship. From an early age Larry showed signs of determination and perseverance that would serve him well throughout his incredible life. He was a graduate of Valley High-school where he was voted Mr. Valley High, a proud .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 4:43:37 AM

Obituary (CO): Evenson Mack Burtis '54
Evenson Mack Burtis, 84, of La Junta passed away on January 10, 2018 at his La Junta home. He was born to Al and Betty Burtis on March 24, 1933 in New York, NY.
After graduating from La Junta High School in 1949 Mack became a commissioned officer of the U.S. Naval Academy on June 4, 1954 and spent 20 years of service before retiring in 1974. Following retirement Mack returned to La Junta and joined his dad in owning and operating the La Junta Tribune-Democrat and Valley Offset, Inc. retiring ag.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 4:09:56 AM

Obituary (AZ): Donald Wans McCarthy '44
DONALD WANS MCCARTHY, Age 95 of Edina Died January 5, 2018. He was born in Minneapolis to Dr. Donald and Carolyn (Beach) McCarthy, graduated in 1940 from Blake School and in June 1943 from the US Naval Academy. He then was assigned to the USS Owen (DD536) destroyer- serving with the Third and Fifth Fleets (Task Force 38 & 58) for the duration of WWII, participating in 9 major naval engagements. Was awarded the Commendation Ribbon for his participation in the sinking of an enemy large destroy.... Click here to Read more
Friday, January 12, 2018 6:54:30 AM

Obituary (CA): Walter Adrian Truxler '44
Commander Walter A. Truxler, USN (Ret.) died on December 25, 2017 in Mission Viejo, He was 96 years old. Walter was born on June 23, 1921 in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada, the son of George and Margaret Truxler. He later moved to San Pedro, California, where his interest in a naval career began. He entered the Naval Academy from enlisted service in July 1940 as a member of the class of 1944, which was accelerated to graduate in June 1943.
After graduation, Walter married Mary Grace Wilvers, .... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 12, 2018 6:11:29 AM

Obituary (PA): Harry Martin Mitchell '52
Harry Martin (Marty) Mitchell died peacefully at home in his sleep on January 8, 2018. He was 88. Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on July 20, 1929, Marty was the son of Harry E. Mitchell, a Harrisburg Police Lieutenant, and Mary Martin Mitchell. He was the beloved younger brother of two sisters, Gladys Simpson and Janet Beyer (both deceased) and is survived by a younger brother, Donald A. Mitchell, a resident of Elkhart, Indiana.
Marty was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and serv.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 12, 2018 3:35:29 AM

Obituary (CA): Stanley Zipser '46
Stanley Zipser (April 17, 1923 - January 5, 2018)
Born in Canton, Ohio, and a resident of Southern California for over 70 years, Stanley Zipser passed away peacefully surrounded by family. An Ensign in the Navy and a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946 and Loyola Law School in 1951, he practiced law for 60 years. As fine a person as anyone who has graced this earth, and known by all for his wit and charm, he was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was predec.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 11:48:45 AM

Obituary (CA): William McKinney Fulton '49
William McKinney “Bill” Fulton (August 22, 1924 - December 22, 2017)
William McKinney Fulton, of San Diego CA, known to friends and family as "Bill," passed away on December 22, 2017, at the age of 93 years. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Lorna, and sons William R. Fulton (Mary), Edward L. Fulton (Maria), Richard K. Fulton (Maria) and daughter Shannon L. Fulton; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchild. In 1945 Bill attended the United States Naval Academy an.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 11:19:14 AM

Obituary (FL): William Conrad Roeder '45
William "Bill" Conrad Roeder, 95, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2018 surrounded by family. He was born on September 30, 1922 in Titusville, Pennsylvania to the late William Gottlieb Roeder and Gladys "Roedie" Harrison Roeder. Bill graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1944 as an engineer. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and the Korean War. After returning from serving his country, he went to worked for G.E., first in Schenectady, New York and then in Youngstown, Ohio and Clevela.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:18:39 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Virginia (John W. Greene '53)
"Gini" Virginia (Woods) Greene, age 86, passed away peacefully on December 19, 2017 in her home in Falls Church, VA. Gini is survived by 11 of her 12 children, 34 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Her living children are Frank Greene (Katonah, NY), Dolly Mastrangelo (McLean, VA), Richard Langree (Minneapolis, MN), Tom Greene (Howell, MI), Joe Greene (Chico, CA), Dan Greene (Chatsworth, CA), Bobby Greene (Vienna, VA), Matthew Greenbergs (El Cajon, CA), Kate Klemic (Falls Church, VA), M.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:42:35 PM

Obituary (VA): Thomas Addis Quirk Jr. '54
Thomas A. Quirk, Jr., 86, of Ashburn, Virginia, died on January 4, 2018. Tom was born September 21, 1931, in Lynn, Massachusetts. He was the son of Thomas A. Quirk and Mary Louise Quirk.
Tom resided in the Boston area until his family moved to Newport, Rhode Island. He attended De La Salle Academy in Newport and had many fond memories of his childhood. Tom received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 1954 with a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in electric.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:38:02 PM

Obituary (VA): Gerald Henry Welsh '59
Gerald Henry Welsh (February 25, 1935 - January 2, 2018)
On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, Gerald Henry Welsh, LCDR USN Retired of Haymarket, VA passed away peacefully in his sleep at home.
Gerald (known as Jerry by family and friends) was born in Youngstown, Ohio on February 25, 1935. He was the first child, of the late Gerald V. and Catherine Hilberer Welsh. He married Barbara (Bonnie) R. Barnes Welsh, on November 23, 1968.
He is survived by Bonnie and his children, Stephen V. Welsh of Woodbridg.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:25:39 PM

Obituary (CA): Edward Andrew Zabrycki '56
Edward Andrew Zabrycki (Dec. 20, 1932 - Dec. 3, 2017)
Ed passed away peacefully at home on December 3, 2017 following a long illness.
He was born on December 20, 1932 in Manville, New Jersey to Polish immigrant parents, Andrew and Veronica Skarba Zabrycki. Ed is predeceased by his siblings Peter, Stanley, and Mary. Ed had an idyllic childhood in rural New Jersey, swimming in the Raritan River and riding his bike from dawn to dark. Ed attended Sacred Heart School and Bound Brook High School. He.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 11:56:02 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Norma (E. Will Hays '53)
Norma Jean Hays (December 8, 1932 - November 25, 2017)
Norma Jean Hays, a resident of San Diego was born on December 8, 1932 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Hobert and Clara Boomer, a little sister to three older brothers; Marshall (deceased) Hobert and George. She passed away November 25 just short of her 85th birthday.In 1954 she married a Navy Officer, Will hays and started her life as a Navy wife, moving to Long Beach California. During these 29 years with the Navy, she moved 33 times to make a hom.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 11:43:02 AM

Obituary (TX): James Edgar Baker '54
James Edgar Baker (April 16, 1931 to December 17, 2017)

James Edgar Baker, age 86, born in Columbus, Ohio passed awy December 17, 2017 in Porter, Texas.

Mr. Baker served in the U.S. Air Force for thirty years in system command. He also spent fourteen years with ECE professor and school head at Oklahoma State University.
He was preceded in death by wife, Thelma Baker in 2011.

Mr. Baker is survived by his daughter, Karen Voorhees and his Son, Kurt Baker; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Wil.... Click here to Read more

Friday, January 5, 2018 9:51:02 AM

Obituary (MD): Robert Kauf Sheehan '54
Robert Kauf Sheehan (December 29, 1931 - November 26, 2017)
Robert “Bob” Sheehan of Gambrills, MD, age 85, died on November 26, 2017. Bob was born and raised in Alliance, OH, where his father, the late Dr. Earl M. Sheehan was a dental surgeon. His mother, Myrtle, died at his birth; his stepmother, Edith, died in 1990. He graduated from Alliance High School and the Culver Summer Naval School. He attended Mount Union College, where he was named “Best Male Actor” for his dr.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 12:44:58 PM

Obituary (PA): Wayne Gerard Johnston '62
Wayne G. Johnston (October 14, 1939 - December 17, 2017)
Wayne G. Johnston Sr. -78 of Munster Township, passed away on December 17, 2017 at the VA Home in Pittsburgh. He was born on October 14, 1939 in Ashville. He was the son of Roy T. and Rosella I. (McNamee) Johnston. Wayne is preceded in death by his parents, his infant son, Patrick and his brother, Carroll.
He is survived by his son: Wayne G. Johnston, Jr. and these siblings: Signa Johnston, Madeline wife of Faber Conrad, Sr.; Rita Yglesi.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 10:08:08 AM

Obituary (FL): Jerry Bernard Schreiber '62
JERRY BERNARD SCHREIBER, 78, of Miami, passed away on 30 December 2017. He was born in Benton Harbor, MI on 17 June 1939. Jerry graduated from the Naval Academy and received a Masters Degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami. He was married to Fran Schreiber on 21 March 1970. Jerry worked as an attorney for many years. He had a passion for laughter, and being with his family and friends. He is survived by his children, Janalyn, Kevin and Ashilee.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:26:36 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Rachele (William A. Ryan '53)
Rachele L Ryan, of Wild Rose Shores, Annapolis, MD, passed away peacefully at the age of 86, on 23 December 2017, after a long battle with congestive heart failure. The daughter of Italian immigrants, she earned a nursing degree from Manhattan State Hospital School of Nursing before eloping with William A (Bill) Ryan, (USNA 1953, the son of an Irish policeman). Rachele (Ray) then lived near Pearl Harbor, San Diego, Virginia Beach, New London, Rota Spain, and the Pentagon where Bill completed a 3.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:19:30 AM

Obituary (GA): John Clavin Portman Jr. '49
Sandy Springs resident, John C. Portman, Jr., died December 29, 2017 at the age of 93. Born in Walhalla, SC in 1924, he spent the majority of his life in metro Atlanta, where he became a world-renowned architect and developer. At the age of 15, John Portman convinced high school administrators to allow him to combine his college preparatory studies with the technical study of architecture, and consequently, began his lifelong love affair with architecture. During World War II, Portman served in .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:09:27 AM

Obituary (PA): Jack Raymond Leisure '49
Jack R. Leisure, 91, of Wormleysburg, died on December 26 at Messiah Lifeways. A Harrisburg native, the son of Vernon and Marcellus Leisure, he graduated from Mercersburg Academy, attended Dartmouth College and was a '49 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. In addition to his wife of 66 years, the former Shirley Hastings, he is survived by 2 sons; Randall H. and wife Anna, and Bradley C.; 2 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.
After his service in the Navy he was associated with the V.D. Lei.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:49:23 AM

Obituary (MA): Vernon Allan Dander '56
Vernon Allan Dander (Dec. 22, 1934 - Dec. 23, 2017)
Vernon Allan Dander a native of Stockton, died on December 23, 2017. Vernon was born in Stockton, CA on December 22. 1934 the first born son of Vernon Sidney and Marie Evelyn Dander. Vernon was a Naval Academy graduate and member of the famous Sugar Bowl Navy football "Team Named Desire" of 1955. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant to serve in the US Air Force upon his graduation from the Naval Academy, Vern entered pilot training earning his .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:30:46 AM

Obituary (NJ): Jeffrey Alan Mossbrucker '82
Jeffrey A. Mossbrucker age 58 years of Clarksboro died Monday January 1, 2018 in Inspira Hospital, Woodbury. Mr. Mossbrucker was born in Philadelphia, raised in Clarksboro and graduated from Pitman High School Class of 1978. Afterward he attended the U.S. Naval Academy where he was their #1 heavyweight boxer, graduating in 1982. He then served with the United States Marine Corps until 1992. Mr. Mossbrucker worked as a machine operator for Direct Route in Logan Township. He was a member of the Ev.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:03:53 AM

Obituary (PA): David Joseph Chatlos '75
DAVID J. CHATLOS, age 63 of Wexford, PA, unexpectedly on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Loving father of Colleen Chatlos (John Nolan), Daniel Chatlos, Sean Chatlos, and Deirdre Chatlos.; brother of Marlene Campbell and the late Wayne J. Chatlos. There is no visitation. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 20 at 10 a.m. in SS. John and Paul Church, Franklin Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to U.S. Submarine Veterans Charitable Foundation Inc. (justgive.org) .... Click here to Read more
Friday, December 29, 2017 12:52:04 PM

Obituary (PA): Mrs. Josephine (Randolph D. Zelov '48)
Josephine Frank Zelov, wife of deceased Randolph D. Zelov, Sr. of Rosemont, PA and sister of Armin C. Frank Jr., also deceased, died peacefully at the age of 89 on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Josie was born on March 24, 1928 in Savannah, GA. She is the daughter of Elsie Espy Frank and Armin C. Frank, Sr. of Milwaukee, WI. She graduated from Rosemary Hall in Greenwich, CT. and Connecticut College. In 1950, she married Randolph (Randy) who at the time was a Lieutenant and graduate of the U.S. Nav.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 28, 2017 12:40:56 PM

Obituary (SC): Lester Hardy Sadler '65
Lester Hardy Sadler, age 76, of Beaufort died Friday, December 22, 2017 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
Mr. Sadler was born June 21, 1941 in Savanah, GA the son of the late Frederick and Elizabeth Hardy Sadler. He was a retired engineer with the US Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Carole Lawrence Sadler; daughter, Catherine Sadler Nissen of Augusta, GA; son, Lawrence Hardy Sadler of Oklahoma; granddaughter, Rachel Catherine Nissen of Augusta, GA; grandson, Mark Nissen of Augusta,.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 28, 2017 6:39:22 AM

Obituary (TX): Mrs. Christine (Roger A. Lammers '68)
Christine "Tina" Alexandra Lammers, age 71, passed away unexpectedly at her Carrollton home early Christmas morning. She was born in West Germany to Elizabeth Steykoski and Witold Winiarz. Her parents brought her and her three brothers, Steve and Harry Dejter, and George Winiarz to the United States when Tina was an infant. Tina grew up in Cambridge, Maryland, and later Annapolis where she met her husband Roger Anthony Lammers, a cadet at the Naval Academy. Before they married, she graduated fro.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 28, 2017 5:41:45 AM

Obituary (MD): John Edward Nolan Jr. '50
John E. Nolan Jr., lawyer who helped negotiate Bay of Pigs prisoner release, dies at 90
The Washington Post By Bart Barnes December 27 at 4:05 PM
John E. Nolan Jr., a senior partner at the Washington law firm Steptoe & Johnson, former assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and a negotiator with Cuban leader Fidel Castro on the return of Americans captured in the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion, died Nov. 18 at his home in Bethesda, Md. He was 90.
The cause was pneumonia, said a daught.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:58:20 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Frances (Robert R. Green '39)
Frances Anthony (Toni) Green passed away December 17, 2017. She was born March 19, 1917 in San Diego, CA. She graduated from UC Berkeley in 1938. In June 1941 she married Robert R. Green (Capt., USN Retired) and became the quintessential Navy wife supporting her husband's career and raising a family. She faced every new assignment with a sense of adventure and instilled in her two children her love for travel. When her husband was deployed to the Mediterranean in post-war 1950, she took her then.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:43:21 PM

Obituary (PA): James William Foster '64
James William Foster, 76, of Ephrata passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He was born in Long Branch, NJ to the late John W. Foster, Jr. and Ruth Ackerson Foster, and was the husband of Alice E. Weinhold Foster, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Scott G. Foster, husband of Kate; a daughter, Kristin A. Foster, as well as a grandson, Thomas G. Foster. He graduated from Haddonfield Memorial High Scho.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:33:35 PM

Obituary (MN): John Joseph McCauley '75
John Joseph McCauley, 64, passed away at his home in Winona, Minnesota, on December 10, 2017. He was born on June 27, 1953, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, to M.J. "Mac" and Margaret Lee McCauley. He graduated from Cotter High School, received a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1975, and served as a commissioned officer in the nuclear Navy submarine program. After leaving the Navy, he continued his engineering work in Minneapolis and completed a Master's Degree in Bus.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:15:11 PM

Obituary (CT): Mrs. Virginia (James P. Marion Jr. '41)
Virginia W. Marion, 94, of New Canaan, CT passed away peacefully on December 9, 2017, at her home. She was born on March 3, 1923, in White Plains, NY, to the late Jacques and Katherine Butze Weber, and was predeceased by her sister, Emily W. Bair of Bloomsburg, PA. Ginny grew up in Scarsdale, NY and lived there for 49 years. She attended Greenacres School and graduated from Scarsdale High School in 1940. She was a graduate of Connecticut College in New London where she met her husband of 63 year.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 1:59:26 PM

Obituary (KS): Mrs. Virginia (Raymond J. Gear '46)
Virginia (Gini) Gear, 93, died peacefully in the early morning hours of Wednesday, December 20. She passed into what she firmly believed will be eternal life in heaven. Her warmth and generosity created a living legacy of loving family and cherished friends who will miss her greatly. Gini was born April 13, 1924, in Hutchinson, KS, to John B Brehm and Bertha Louise (Dack) Brehm. She was an only child who loved animals and gardens, developing a lifelong sensitivity towards disadvantaged people an.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 1:41:15 PM

Obituary (KY): Robert Livingston Steele '60
Cdr Robert Livingston Steele, USN (ret), 81, of Griffin Gate Drive, Lexington KY passed peacefully at his home on December 20, 2017 at 8 pm after a long battle with dementia and cancer. Bob is survived by his wife, Darlene Croasman Steele of 20 years and his six children, son, Breck Steele and five daughters, Laurie Davey (Dean), Victoria Logue (Frank), Carol Steele (Tony Risley), Caroline Steele (Carlos Morales) and Kate Steele (Justin Southern); two sisters, Peggy Beaty and Carol Hayes (Pete);.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 1:34:47 PM

Obituary (MI): Mrs. Irene (Ray J. Casten '42)
Irene Viola Casten age 91 passed away on Dec. 13, 2017. Beloved wife of the late LCDR Ray Casten. Cherished mother of Chris Barrow, the late Steve Barrow and Greg Berner. Admired grandmother of Ken Barrow, Sherri Robichaud (Barrow), Melanie Weinzierl (Berner) and Andrew Berner. Great grandmother of 11 and prized great-great grandmother of 4. Memorial to be held at the Naval Academy on a future date.

Published in Detroit Free Press & The Detroit News on Dec. 24, 2017.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 12:01:25 PM

Obituary (FL): Edward Joseph Bush Jr. '64
Edward Joseph Bush Jr., of Sarasota, Fla., passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Edward was born and raised in New Kensington and graduated from "Ken-Hi" in 1960 excelling in academics and football. He was appointed to the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. As a 1964 graduate midshipman, Ed selected to serve in the Marine Corps as a second lieutenant. Serving two tours of duty in Vietnam, Ed received the Purple Heart among other distinguished honors. He continued a military reserve career until 1972.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 11:56:28 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Mary (Lewis B. Sykes '53)
MARY G. SYKES (Age 83) Died on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, in Williamsburg, VA after a long illness. She was a longtime resident of Northern Virginia and Virginia Beach before moving with her husband to the Williamsburg Landing community in 2010. Mary Gara Sykes, the oldest of three daughters, was born on February 3, 1934 in New Haven, CT, to James and Eleanor Gara. Due to her father's career with Sears Roebuck, she lived in Pottsville, PA, and Frederick, MD, before moving to Norfolk, VA in 19.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 10:56:31 AM

Obituary (WI): Mrs. Rose (Warren G. Stevens '51)
Rose Marie Leland Stevens
Rose Marie Leland was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on August 10th, 1929 to Harold and Julia (Porter) Leland. Both the Leland and Porter families were early settlers near Eau Claire. Rose Marie was surrounded by cousins until 1938 when her father moved the family to Wausau. Their home at 1426 Grand Avenue was the original Miller homestead.
Rose Marie had two brothers, Harold Robert and Thomas Porter, both of whom preceded her in death. In 1951 she married Warren Gene .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 7:54:03 AM

Obituary (MA): Mrs. Barbara (James M. Barrett '55)
Barbara J. (Elson) Barrett, age 85, passed away on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. For sixty three years, she was the beloved wife of James M. Barrett.
She was born in Shenandoah, Iowa, on May 4, 1932, a daughter of the late Fred and Carrie (Browning) Elson. Barbara was raised in Iowa and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School, in Council Bluffs, IA. After graduation she went to Washington, DC, to work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where she met James who .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 7:30:08 AM

Obituary (AZ): James Robison McCausland '50
James Robison McCausland began his journey to the Church Triumphant on December 13, 2017 and was preceded by his parents, wife Carol, brother Ross, Jr., grandson Ian and granddaughter Alana.
Jim was born on April 19, 1928 in Wichita, Kansas to Ruberta Ruth Robison and Ross McCausland and was baptized Christmas Eve at St. John's Episcopal Church. He later became a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Wichita.
He was appointed to and attended the United States Naval Academy for one year. Jim .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 7:08:37 AM

Obituary (FL): Marshall Ray Messinger '54
Marshall Ray Messinger (March 16, 1931 - November 2, 2017)
Ray passed away at home surrounded by his loving family in Navarre, FL November 2, 2017.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall Blake and Drucilla Messinger, brother Everett K. Messinger, and first cousin Howard Hodges of Pacific Grove.
He is survived by his wife Elisbeth (Libby), daughter Jennifer Pruitt of Navarre, sons Timothy Blake/Ina Messinger, Michael James Messinger of Navarre, grandsons Evan Pruitt of Spokane, WA a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 6:55:32 AM

Obituary (VA): Eugene St. Clair Ince Jr. '49
EUGENE ST. CLAIR INCE Rear Admiral, USN
Passed away peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his loving family on December 13, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was born in Goshen, Indiana on October 18, 1926. He left home for the Navy at age 17, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1949 and received his Master's in International Relations from George Washington University in 1964. He served his country as a naval aviator in Korea and later joined the 7th Fleet as a cryptologist..... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 21, 2017 7:09:47 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Ann (Cletus W. Kennelly II '46)
ANN MARIE WILLOUGHBY KENNELLY On Thursday, November 23, 2017 of Bethesda, MD. Beloved wife of the late Cletus W. Kennelly. Beloved mother of Kathleen A. (husband, Joseph) Schmidt, Cletus M. Kennelly, Patrick T. (wife, Kathryn) Kennelly and Karen M. (husband, Robert) Lynch. Grandmother of 10, great grandmother of three. Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 7500 Pearl St., Bethesda, MD 20814 on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Interment private. Memorial contribu.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 7:25:44 PM

Obituary (TN): Thomas John McKay '65
Thomas John McKay (October 3, 1943 - December 1, 2017)
Thomas John McKay, age 74 of Knoxville, TN passed away on December 1, 2017 after a battle with cancer.
Tom was born on October 3, 1943 to the late Owen Edward and Hope Postlethwait McKay. He attended the United States Naval Academy from 1961 – 1965. Upon graduation, Tom joined the United States Marine Corp where he was promoted to the rank of Captain by the age of 23. He served his country in the Vietnam war where he was awarded seve.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 18, 2017 6:53:35 PM

Obituary (MD): Peter Corteau Conrad '53
Peter Corteau Conrad (June 12, 1929 - December 10, 2017)
Peter Corteau Conrad died on December 10, 2017 in Leonardtown, Maryland. He was 88 years old. He was predeceased by his dear wife Judith Coville Conrad, who passed on March 6, 2014, their 60th wedding anniversary.
Pete is survived by brother Charles C. Conrad and by three children and their spouses, Emilie C. Griffin (Frank), Paul F. Conrad (Theresa) and Kathleen C. Spooner (Tom); and by six grandchildren and two grandsons in-law, Casey .... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 18, 2017 3:08:36 PM

Obituary (NJ): Joseph Frank Scrudato '52
Joseph F. Scrudato, formerly of Brick, NJ, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2017. Joseph was born in Jersey City on April 10, 1929 to Frank and Nancy Scrudato. Joe graduated from The Pingry School in 1947. He went on to attend one year at the Virginia Military Institute before receiving the honor of acceptance to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, where he attended 4-years and graduated as part of the 6th Battalion in 1952. He went on to serve in the Korean War and was honorably .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 12:15:30 PM

Obituary (DC): Charles Franklin Rushing '51
Charles Franklin Rushing Captain, U.S. Navy (Retired) Died on November 25, 2017. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on July 31, 1927 to Benjamin H. Rushing and Estella Hancock Rushing and grew up in East St. Louis. A former enlisted man and 1951 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Chuck retired from the Navy in 1978 after 33 years of service. As a naval aviator, he was an instrument flight instructor, commanding officer of a carrier-based antisubmarine warfare squadron, and "Air Boss" on the air.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 12:03:11 PM

Obituary (WI): Arthur Harry Hartwig '57
(October 05, 1934--December 02, 2017 ) Arthur H. Hartwig, age 82, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, after long illness due to blood disorder and head injury. Art was born and raised in Milwaukee area. Art attended Wauwatosa High School playing the sports he loved, football, golf and running. After high school he attended the Naval Academy, where he rowed for Navy. Art left the Navy Academy to get his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Wisconsin, Madis.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 11:45:54 AM

Obituary (CT): Frederick Peter Haeni '63
Frederick Peter Haeni, 76, of Deep River, Connecticut, passed away peacefully at home on 11/26/2017, after a long battle with cancer. Pete is survived by his wife, Jane; his sons, Christian (Amanda) and Jeffrey (Julie) and his grandchildren, Kaia, Nicolas, Laurel, and Georgia. Pete was born and raised in New York City and spent summers on Long Island. There he developed his love for the water and for boats. That passion led him to the United States Naval Academy, where he joined the sailing team.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 10:54:21 AM

Obituary (NC): Johnny Max Greene '58
Johnny Max Greene, Sr. J. Max Greene, 84, of Claremont, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Born October 2, 1933 in Haywood County, Max was the son of the late Vard and Pearl Greene of Asheville. In addition to his parents, Max was preceded in death by brother Jack Greene of Asheville, sister Thelma Greene Puskas and husband Joe of Westminster, CA; and father-in-law Claude Monteith of Bryson City, NC. Max worked as a state tax auditor for more than 30 years. Eas.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 9:59:09 AM

Obituary (KY): Charles Phillip Babb '66
Charles Phillip Babb, 76, of Madisonville, KY passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Baptist Health Madisonville. He was born on February 12, 1941 in Madisonville to the late Mary C. Babb and William "Bill" M. Babb. Charles was a United States Navy Veteran and attended the Naval Academy. He was formerly a counselor with the Earl C. Clements Job Corps Center in Morganfield, KY and was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Survivors include sister, Marian Baucum of Camdenton, MO; brothe.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 8:41:15 AM

Obituary (NM): David U. Rakestraw '48
David U. Rakestraw, 91, beloved husband, father, brother, local businessman and friend to many, died peacefully of natural causes the night of Dec. 2, 2017.
He was born on May 7, 1926 in El Paso, Texas to David U. Rakestraw and Virginia Cornwall. The family moved to Albuquerque when David was in the 2nd grade. He attended University Heights grade school and Lincoln Jr. High for one year. He moved to Jefferson Jr. High the first year it was built. David also spent two years at the New Mexico Mil.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 18, 2017 8:36:33 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Barbara (John L. Erickson '38 / John D. Lamade '32)
BARBARA WHITE LAMADE (Age 97), died on December 4, 2017 of natural causes. She was the only child of Walker and Catherine White.
Barbara, better known as Bobby, was born in Orange, New Jersey in 1920 and raised in Douglaston, New York. She married Lieutenant John Erickson in 1939, a graduate of the Naval Academy and an aviator who was killed in the Pacific during World War II. In 1945 she married John D. Lamade; also, an aviator and Academy graduate who died in 1985.
Bobby had one son from her.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 18, 2017 8:35:44 AM

Obituary (AL): Gerard Francis Dooley '50
Gerard Francis Dooley, age 90, native of Philadelphia, PA and longtime resident of Mobile, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017. He is preceded in death by his wife, Rose Eileen Woolston Dooley, parents, Edward and Marguerite Dooley, five siblings and daughter-in-law Dorothy Schilling Dooley. Mr. Dooley was a 1950 graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis and served his country honorably in the United State Navy during the Korean Conflict. He retired as an Engineer after many y.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 7:55:06 AM

Obituary (TX): Mrs. Ruth Altshuler (Bleecker P. Seaman Jr. '41)
Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler, pillar of charitable and civic efforts in Dallas, died December 8 at UT Southwestern Medical Center after suffering complications from a hip fracture. She was 93. Her father, Carr P. Collins, founded Fidelity Union Life Insurance and reshaped the 1950s Dallas skyline with the construction of the company's headquarters. Her brother Jim Collins was a powerful U.S. Congressman who represented Dallas from 1968 to 1983. Her sister-in-law Calvert Collins was the first wom.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 7:40:45 AM

Obituary (GA): William Henry Borchert '48
William H. Borchert, Captain USN (Retired), of Brookhaven, GA passed away on Dec.12, 2017, happy with his life and with faith in the next. Born Jan. 13, 1927 in Gaylord, MN, the son of Margaret Scalley Borchert and Benjamin F. Borchert. He grew up happy with his two sisters Rosalind and Rosemary. He attended Gaylord High School where he played multiple sports and graduated second in his class of 1944. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1948. He married the love of his life, Lois .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 7:28:10 AM

Obituary (MD): Wakefield Scott Moller Stornetta '51
Wakefield Scott Moller Stornetta died peacefully at home in Annapolis, Maryland on December 9, 2017 surrounded by family. He was born in Oakland, California, April 2,1929. He graduated from Santa Maria High School. At the U.S. Naval Academy, he was a member of the Drum and Bugle Corps and was commissioned Ensign with the class of 1951. He subsequently attended the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and the U.S. Naval War College and received a Masters in Science in International Affairs from George .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 7:22:14 AM

Obituary (IL): Mrs. June (Robert F. Falardeau '45)
June E. Falardeau, 92, longtime resident of Palatine. June was born Jan. 1, 1925 in Chicago. She died on December 9, 2017 after a brief, brave struggle with cancer. June graduated from Austin High School and then worked as a stewardess for American Airlines from 1945 until 1950 when she married Robert F. Falardeau. She was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker as she moved numerous times with her family until Bob retired from the Navy. They settled in Palatine where June was active at the church.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017 5:46:16 AM

Obituary (WA): James Charles Hunt Jr. '51
James Charles Hunt, Jr.
James C. Hunt, Jr., 89, of Mercer Island, died December 10, 2017 after an extended illness. Jim was born in Baltimore, MD on July 3, 1928, to the late James C. Hunt, Sr. and Helen (Dunn) Hunt. Jim attended school in Baltimore and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1951, having lettered all four years in Football, Wrestling, and Lacrosse.
On December 27, 1951, Jim married the love of his life, Margaret Catherine Cook, also of Baltimore. This started their .... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 18, 2017 4:52:22 AM

Obituary (ME): Darwin Leo Hatheway '54
At 87 young years, Darwin Leo Hatheway's subscription to life expired Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Darwin passed peacefully, at home, holding hands with his wife Beverly Bustin Hatheway and his daughter Gigi Hatheway Atkinson by his side.
Born on Oct. 18, 1930, in Erie, Pa., his family moved to the Dallas, Texas. area. He enlisted in the military service in 1949 and served for nearly 10 years. Thereafter, he attended Northeastern University, majoring in graduate physics and mathematics. While at the.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:43:03 PM

Obituary (IA): Paul Stonebraker MacLafferty '52
Paul S. MacLafferty, 86, of Urbandale, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017, at Deerfield Retirement Community.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Westkirk Presbyterian Church in Urbandale where friends may call beginning at 10:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Westkirk Presbyterian Church.
Paul was born March 6, 1931, in Davenport, IA, son of the late James W. and Maurine R. (Stonebra.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:30:21 PM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Marjorie (Charles Becker '44)
Marjorie Becker (October 09, 1923 - November 25, 2017)
Marjorie Lucille Batey Becker, 94, passed away peacefully November 27, 2017. She was the widow of Rear Admiral Charles Becker, USN. Marjorie was a native of Jacksonville, graduated from Robert E. Lee high School and Florida State College for Women where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority.
In her adult life, she was an active volunteer in the many places she called home as a Navy wife across the USA and the Orient. She received commenda.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:16:04 PM

Obituary (NC): Richard Ward Scearce '53
Dr. Richard Ward Scearce (August 6, 1929-December 7, 2017)
Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky.
Attended two years at the University of Kentucky.
Graduate of USNA, Class of '53.
Medically retired two years later.
PHD of Biomedical Engineering, UNC Chapel Hill, 1976
Out of the Navy, Richard began his career as an engineer with Chrysler. We can thank him for the radios in our cars today. He created the prototype and pursued the development of it.
Chrysler Missile transferred Richard fro.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:03:32 PM

Obituary (VA): James Alexander Fleming Jr. '62
JAMES ALEXANDER “LEX” FLEMING, JR., USNA '62 died of Amyloidosis on December 8, 2017 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He was 77 years old. Lex was born in 1940 in Bryn Mawr, PA and entered the United States Naval Academy the summer of 1958. He spent two years with the 24th Company and graduated from the 6th Company in 1962. He was a member of the Varsity Crew team while at the academy. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy, Lex entered the Supply Corp.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, December 14, 2017 11:46:37 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Judith (Robert H. Flood '48)
DR. JUDITH DUNCAN FLOOD "Judy"
On Monday, December 11, 2017. The beloved wife of CDR Robert Flood and the late John R. Finch; mother of Jeffrey Finch of York, PA and Jason Finch of Columbia, SC; sister of Carolyn Quatraro of Hamilton, VA; stepmother of Elizabeth Flood, Mimi Mack and Verone Flood, grandmother of Cameron, Sarah, Anjali and Moira Finch, Courtney and Brittany Mack, great-grandmother of Olivia Gray. A memorial service will be held on Monday, December 18 at 10 a.m. at the U.S. Naval .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8:44:30 AM

Obituary (NC): Frank Tandy Street Jr. '46
FRANK TANDY STREET, JR. (July 22, 1923 - December 9, 2017)
Frank Tandy Street, Jr., 94 of Cornelius, NC passed away peacefully on December 9, 2017 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House, Huntersville, NC. Frank was born July 22, 1923 in Henderson, Ky to the late Frank Tandy Street and Anne Smith Street. He was the oldest son of three children, surviving his brother and sister, George Street and Elizabeth (Lib) Street Hodge.
He attended Barrett High School, Henderson, Ky., Marion Military Instit.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 11, 2017 1:22:51 PM

Obituary (FL): Paul Charles Farmer '68
Paul Charles Farmer, Lt. Col, USMC (Ret.) (August 1, 1946 - December 6, 2017)
Marine, Fighter Pilot, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Friend, Coach, and Patriot
Paul C. Farmer, 71, of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away on December 6, 2017. Paul was born and raised in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Norris and Dorothy Ruth Farmer. Paul is survived by his wife Kathryn Ann; his son Nicholas Alexander (Jessica Rose); his daughter Jocelyn Marie; his honorary son .... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 11, 2017 12:11:35 PM

Obituary (VA): Charles Wilson Larzelere III '58
Charles Wilson Larzelere III (Capt. USN, Ret.), 83 passed away peacefully at home with his wife Marie at his side December 1, 2017. Chuck was born April 1, 1934 in New London, CT to Charles W. Larzelere, Jr (USCG, Ret.) and Marjorie Robb Larzelere. Chuck and Marie were childhood sweethearts married for 59 years. Chuck graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1958 and went off to Pensacola, FL for flight training, flying both Fixed Wing and Jet Aircraft. Chuck and Marie would eventually .... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 11, 2017 11:25:51 AM

Obituary (MO): Randall D. Rankin '70
Randall D. "Randy" Rankin, 69, passed away Monday, December 4, 2017, in St. James (Mo.) Veteran's Home.
He was born August 16, 1948, in Washington, a son of the late Dale K. Rankin and Irene E. Rankin.
Mr. Rankin was a 1966 graduate of Trinity High School and a 1970 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.
After graduation, he specialized in nuclear power and served in the James Madison and J. Mendel Rivers submarines for five years.
After his military service, Mr. Rankin earned a master of busin.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 11, 2017 10:18:44 AM

Obituary (NC): Julius Mitchell Elrod Jr. '45
J. Mitchell Elrod, Jr. (September 18, 1921 - December 9, 2017)
J. Mitchell Elrod was born in Jefferson, GA in 1921 to Julius M. and Sarah Kathryn Tribble Elrod. He was reared on the campus of Berry College where his father was a professor of agriculture. Mr. Elrod graduated from Berry College in 1941 and remained devoted to Berry throughout his life. He served on the alumni council, as President of the Alumni Association and as a Trustee of Berry. He and his wife Cleone also established a schol.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 11, 2017 10:14:45 AM

Obituary (KS): Richard Yates Scott '46
Richard Yates Scott (April 26, 1923 - December 8, 2017)
Captain Richard Yates Scott died at his home at Parkwood Village on December 8, 2017 in Pratt, Kansas. He was 94 years old. Richard was born in Pratt, KS on April 26, 1923 to Delmont Scott and Julia Klose Scott. He attended Pratt Junior College prior to receiving a congressional appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. He graduated on June 6, 1945 as a member of the 4th company.
He married his high school sweetheart, Melba Norby, in the Fir.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 11, 2017 8:49:32 AM

Obituary (CA): Robert Arnold Newcomb '40
Robert Arnold Newcomb (February 22, 1917-October 3, 2017)
Bob was born in Hawaii and the aloha spirit of the islands permeated his long life. He loved the sea and he offered a joyous yes to life.
Reaching his 100th birthday on February 22nd of this year, Robert Arnold was the first born child of Harry B. Newcomb, a Honolulu life insurance agent, and Emily C. Newcomb, a former school teacher. Although his earliest and fondest childhood memories were of the family home in Manoa Valley, much of h.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 11, 2017 8:31:59 AM

Obituary (SC): William Johns James '65
William Johns James ( January 20th, 1940--December 7th, 2017)
It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Mr. William Johns James of 1758 Overbrook Drive, Rock Hill. Mr. James died peacefully from liver cancer. Born in Greenwood, S.C., Mr. James joined the U.S. Navy in 1958, and he attended the U.S. Naval Academy. Following this, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina; and later a Masters of Science degree from Georgia Tech. In 1969 Mr. James move.... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 11, 2017 8:10:35 AM

Obituary (TX): Neil Montgomery Larimer '79
NEIL M. LARIMER (February 21, 1957 - December 5, 2017)
On Dec. 5, 2017, Neil M. Larimer died suddenly during his daily workout. Neil was born to Neil M. and Dolores (Vensel) Larimer on February 21, 1957 at Camp LeJeune, NC. He went to Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979, serving on submarines until 1985, retiring as a Commander.
Neil had a successful business career becoming VP of Global Sales for Mallinkrodt Pharmaceuticals. He .... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 11, 2017 7:54:14 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Suzanne (Homer R. Adrianse '45)
Suzanne Ward Adrianse (July 1, 1925 - November 30, 2017)
Sue was born in Grand Rapids Michigan in 1925. While attending Central High School, she met Homer Adrianse who she would later marry. In 1945, after Homer graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, they married and she became a Navy wife which she thoroughly enjoyed as they moved up and down the East Coast and out to the West Coast with their three children. She was active in the communities and enjoyed tailoring, needlework, golf and Bridge..... Click here to Read more

Monday, December 11, 2017 7:42:41 AM

Obituary (FL): Charles Kelly Bortell Jr. '67
Charles (Chuck) Kelly Bortell, Jr. passed away on November 21, 2017 in Annapolis, MD where he had been attending his 50th Class Reunion at the US Naval Academy. Chuck was born in Biloxi, MS on September 18, 1944 and was the son of the late Lt.Col. Charles Kelly Bortell and the late Betty Carlberg Bortell. As a military "brat", Chuck grew up in many places in the U.S. and Germany. He graduated from the USNA in 1967 and later attended Florida State University where he was enrolled in the MBA progr.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 5:03:01 PM

Obituary (DC): Walter Morgan Johnson Jr. '47
WALTER MORGAN JOHNSON, JR. Was born on September 17, 1923 and died peacefully at his home on November 28, 2017. Mr. Johnson was born in Washington, DC to Walter Morgan Johnson, Sr. and Florence Gibbs Johnson. Mr. Johnson is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Sally Lane Johnson; his three daughters, Sally Johnson Fogarty, Bailey Johnson Scheurer and Elizabeth Johnson Egloff; his sons-in-law, John Scheurer and Scott Egloff; his grandchildren, Robert Hicks Fogarty Jr. (Susannah), Sally Lane .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 4:52:11 PM

Obituary (OH): Henry Frederick Abele '53
Henry F. Abele, 87 of Zanesville, died 2:08 AM, Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at Brookdale Senior Living in Zanesville. He was born Saturday, July 19, 1930, in Zanesville, the son of Edward S. Abele and Margaret (McCaddon) Abele.
Henry was a graduate of Lash High School and enrolled in the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Following graduation from the Naval Academy, Henry enjoyed a successful career as a pilot and flight instructor in the United States Navy, retiring at the rank of L.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 3:53:58 PM

Obituary (AZ): Mrs. Roxanne (Frank C. Hansche Jr. '43)
Roxanne Elaine Dyer Sparling Hansche was born July 17 th , 1920 in Walla Walla , Washington to George Harold Lewis and Harriet Holmes Dyer. She grew up in Tacoma where she attended Washington Grade School, Allan Mason Junior High School and graduated from Stadium High School, known as "Ye Old Castle" in 1938 before attending the University of Washington. She was married to Victor Sparling for 55 years. They raised six children: Shannon Allper, Steve Sparling (Cecile), Vicki Mead, Ray Sparling (J.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:52:08 PM

Obituary (AL): Mrs. Merrita (Edward Jackson '58)
Merrita Luna Jackson, 79, of Grant, AL, died Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 in Huntsville. Mrs. Jackson was a hairdresser in Huntsville for many years and a long member of Honeycomb Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Edward Jackson; daughter, Rhonda Gentle (Mark Doyle); son, Mark Parsons; stepdaughters, Sheryl Cosgrove (Don), Lee Ann Daniel (Joseph) and Terry Ivey (Paul); brother, Clarence Luna (Evelyn); numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Visitation will.... Click here to Read more
Monday, December 4, 2017 8:42:44 AM

Obituary (TX): William Harold Simpson '56
Beloved husband William H. Simpson USNA (Ret.), age 83, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, in Garden Ridge, Texas. He was born on June 1, 1934 in Laredo, Texas to Oscar and Armae Simpson.
He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1956 and then continued his studies at Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He was the pastor at 5 Baptist churches. His final service was chaplain at Northeast Baptist Hospital. For 2 years he administered spiritual visitations .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 8:02:40 AM

Obituary (NC): Mrs. Margery (Donald E. Storey '44)
Mrs. Margery Eleanor Stickles Storey, 94, of Statesville, died peacefully Thursday, November 23, 2017 at her home. A loving, caring, capable woman, "Mardy", as she was known, was born in Mount Vernon, New York on February 4, 1923, she was a beloved daughter of the late Ernest Stickles and Margery Kemble Stickles. She was a member of St. Philip The Apostle Catholic Church. She attended Mary Washington College. While there she met a young Naval Academy cadet, Donald Storey. The young couple marrie.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:17:40 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Elizabeth (Bruce A. Reichelderfer '52)
Elizabeth B. Reichelderfer, Betty, of Moneta, VA, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017. She was the widow of Bruce A. Reichelderfer. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Suzanne M. Bourbonnais and J. Patrick Doran and by her step children, Bruce A. Reichelderfer, Jr. and Kathryn R. Merlene. Her final resting place will be next to her husband, Bruce, at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. A celebration of her life will be held in the future. Date and time will be an.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:13:06 AM

Obituary (TN): Mrs. Cynthia (Julian P. Guinn '58)
Cynthia Ann Guinn, age 80, of Paris, TN, died October 20, 2017, at the Paris Healthcare and Rehab Center. Born February 6, 1936, in Bowling Green, KY, she was the daughter of the late Sarah Smith Dodd and the late Allen Dodd, Sr. She married Julian Guinn December 20, 1959, who survives. Cynthia retired from the State of Tennessee, where she worked in the education field. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church. Along with her husband, survivors include a daughter: Tracy Guinn of Anchorage.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:08:20 AM

Obituary (TN): Julian Phelps Guinn '58
Longtime Henry County Circuit Court Judge, Julian Phelps Guinn, age 84 of Paris, TN, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, TN. Julian graduated from Henry High School and began work for the railroad. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1954. He graduated in 1958 with a bachelor's degree from the U.S. Naval Academy. Following his service as a naval officer, he entered the University of Tennessee in 1962 and graduated from law school with his juris doctor degre.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:07:37 AM

Obituary (VT): Perry Clarkson Cooper '56
Perry Clarkson Cooper, died Nov. 3, 2017 at McClure-Miller VNA Respite House in Colchester at the age of 84, survived by his sister, Mrs. Alice Richardson, his daughter Mrs. Cynthia Kelly and his son Mr. Stephen Cooper. Born on January 4th, 1933 in York, PA, Perry spent most of his youth in Poughkeepsie, NY. If stories are to be believed, his first swimming lesson coincided with his Baptism, and directly involved the Hudson River – though records of such Baptism and swimming lesson are not.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:59:06 AM

Obituary (NY): Mitchell Daniel Charneski '52
Mitchell D. Charneski (September 30, 1928 November 18, 2017)
Mitchell D. Charneski, age 89, formerly of Southfield, Michigan passed away November 18, 2017 at Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York. Mr. Charneski was born in Throop, PA where he left home at the age of 17 to join the Merchant Marines and was afforded the opportunity to travel the world. Mitch then returned home to finish high school and upon graduation, entered the Naval Academy, which again took him to many points of the world.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:54:07 AM

Obituary (OH): Robert Nathan Feisel '67
Robert N. Feisel, 73 of Fostoria, Ohio, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born December 9, 1943 in Fostoria, Ohio, to Albert and Melva (Brookover) Feisel. He married Bonnie Penny on September 12, 1965 at Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria. Bonnie died November 23, 2009. He survived by a daughter, Robin (Jeff) Grau of North Ridgeville; and grandchildren, Michael, Joseph and Matthew Grau. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bonnie; and sister, Judy Blau.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:16:59 AM

Obituary (FL): Robert Ray Fargo '48
Robert Ray Fargo, 91, of Pensacola passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Robert Ray Fargo was born in Springfield, Illinois on March 1, 1926, the son of Colonel Wells and Betty (Ray) Fargo. He was raised in Portland, Oregon and was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1944 by Senator Charles McNary (R-Ore). Upon graduation on June 6, 1947, with the Class of 1948A, he was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. He subsequently advanced to the rank of Captain, USN, to date from July 1, 19.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:13:41 AM

Obituary (MN): Mrs. Roberta (Carl W. Gronemann '45)
Roberta Gronemann (December 17, 1920 - November 17, 2017_
Roberta Jayne Gronemann of Plymouth, peacefully passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017. Roberta was born on December 17, 1920 in Chicago, IL to Lester and Sciota Wolfe. She graduated from Amundsen High School and North Park College. She met the love of her life, Carl William Gronemann, at a high school football game. During college, they became engaged. They were married on June 10, 1944 after Carl graduated from the US Naval Academy. .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:54:54 AM

Obituary (CO): Mrs. Patricia (Charles E. Lewis '53)
Patricia Jane (Nuttall) Lewis (August 26, 1932 - November 24, 2017)
Patricia Jane Nuttall was born August 26th in Pittsburgh, PA, to Francis J. "Frank" Nuttall and C. Elizabeth (Kelly) Nuttall. From first grade through High School, she lived in Clairton, PA.
While attending college in Lutherville, MD (north of Baltimore), she met Charles Edward Lewis, who then was a Midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy. When Charles graduated, he was commissioned in the Air Force. They were married December 21.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:00:06 PM

Obituary (NJ): Peter Stanfield Cooke '52
The Reverend Peter S. Cooke, "Padre", 91, of Lakewood passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Rev. Cooke was born in New York City. He was raised in Sea Girt, where he married and raised a family before moving to Brielle and finally retiring to Lakewood in 2004. He graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy in 1945. While at Farragut, he was Third Company Commander and participated in many sports and activities. After graduating he en.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 1:43:02 PM

Obituary (WA): William Joseph Grant '47
Judge William Joseph Grant (Age 95)
William J. Grant passed away November 19, 2017 in Spokane WA. Born November 18, 1922 in Spokane, he was the son of Terry T. Grant and Marie Kenney Grant. His parents, his wife Peggy and his brother Jerome preceded him in death. He graduated from Gonzaga Prep in 1940 and attended Gonzaga College until he entered the US Naval Academy, graduating in 1946. He served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Antietam in support of the Allied occupation of North China, Manch.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 1:31:38 PM

Obituary (NM): Gerald Edward Weinstein '53
Gerald E. (Jerry) Weinstein, Lt Col USAF (Ret)
Gerald "Jerry" passed peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Jerry was born September 10, 1928 in Troy, NY. After graduating from Troy High School, NY in 1946 at age 17, Jerry enlisted in the US Navy where he rose to the rank of Electronic Technician 2/c. He was later assigned to the U.S. Naval Academy Preparatory School in 1948 and won a Fleet Appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy, entering with the Class of 1953 in June 1949. During First Cl.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 1:05:44 PM

Obituary (NY): William Rutgers Conway '55
William Rutgers Conway, "Ruddy", 84, formerly of Elkins Park, Pa., died peacefully into the hands of our Lord on Sunday, November 19th at the Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center Cunningham, Syracuse. William was the son of William John and Catherine Elizabeth (Clarkson) of Passaic, New Jersey. William was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD and was president of his graduating class of 1955. William obtained a Master's degree in physics from Florida State University .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 12:42:11 PM

Obituary (AZ): Thomas John Kean '80
Thomas J. Kean, 59, passed away suddenly due to a heart incident on Thursday, November 16, 2017.
He is survived by wife Yunsil Kean of Concho, Ariz., two siblings, Timothy Kean (and wife Marie Goulet) of Savannah, GA and Lisa Kean (and husband Neil Hardwick) of Louisville, CO.; nephews, Michael Kean (and Jessica Kean) of Maquoketa, IA, William Kean of New York, N.Y., nephew Dillon Hardwick and niece Grace Hardwick of Louisville, CO and great niece Josie Kean and great nephew Teddy Kean of Maquo.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 11:48:50 AM

Obituary (MO): Richard Byron Rubenstein '48
Captain Richard B. Rubenstein, U.S. Navy Retired, passed away November 24, 2017, at his home in Kansas City, MO. He was 93 years old and he died of natural causes. Born Nov. 2, 1924, he was a lifelong resident of Kansas City and the son of Frances and Leo Rubenstein. Richard Rubenstein attended Southwest High School and graduated in June of 1942. He briefly attended the University of Minnesota while awaiting an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. The appointment came from Missouri Co.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 11:34:03 AM

Obituary (VA): Spencer Kellogg Neale '45
Spencer Kellogg Neale died at Martha Jefferson Hospital on 21 November 2017, at the age of 95. He was born in Buffalo, New York on 19 April 1922. In 1925, he moved with his family to Rocklands Farm near Gordonsville in Orange County, Virginia where he grew up and on which he later built the home in which he lived at the time of his death. He was educated at home and at several schools including the Arizona Desert School in Tucson, the Hotchkiss School, the Severn School and the United States Nav.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:22:58 AM

Obituary (MD): John Edward Nolan '50
JOHN EDWARD NOLAN
Washington DC lawyer, Marine Corps veteran and Civil Rights Activist John Edward Nolan, 90, passed away of natural causes in the early hours of November 18, 2017 at home surrounded by his family.
Survived by his wife of 67 years Joan Nolan, and children Carol Nolan Klatt (Michael), Kelly Nolan Spencer (Robert), Richard Nolan (Mary), Patricia Nolan McNeill (Christopher) and eight grandchildren David Klatt, Andrew Klatt (Faith), Elizabeth Spencer, Michael Spencer, John "Jack" N.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:37:15 AM

Obituary (TX): Robert Jemison Mackey '70
Robert J. Mackey, 68, passed away peacefully at home following a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, November 19th, 2017. Born in Pensacola, FL on November 25th, 1948 to William A. and Warren Jemison Mackey, he graduated from Arlington Heights High School in 1966 and the Naval Academy in 1970. After marrying Barbara Murdoch on June 6th, 1970, Bob embarked on a lifetime of service to others.
He served his country flying with the Navy for 9 years active duty, 18 years in the Naval Reserve an.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:29:50 AM

Obituary (FL): Robert Allan Pirrmann '61
Robert Pirrmann (November 7, 1939 - November 19, 2017)
Robert Pirrmann died at the age of 78 on Sunday, November 19th, 2017 surrounded by his wife and five children in Stuart Florida. “Bob” survived 16 months after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer on July 21st, 2016.
Born and raised in Garden City, NY. Bob graduated from Garden City High School in 1957 and then graduated from the United States Naval Academy with the Class of 1961. He served as a line officer aboard t.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 20, 2017 1:21:04 PM

Obituary (KS): Forrest Terence Rhodes '60
Forrest T. Rhodes (September 28, 1938 - November 14, 2017)
Forrest T. Rhodes was born on September 28, 1938, the only son of Walter F. and Olive Greathouse Rhodes, in Mattoon, Illinois, and grew up primarily in nearby Toledo. He graduated from Cumberland High School in Toledo, and accepted a congressional appointment to attend college at the United States Naval Academy.
He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1960, and upon his commissioning was assigned to the USS Cowell, a destroyer stationed.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 20, 2017 12:48:27 PM

Obituary (MA): Edward Seymour Ruete '45
Edward S. Ruete (April 11, 1923 - November 18, 2017)
Cmdr. Edward S. Ruete, USN (Ret), beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, died on November 18, 2017 at his home in West Yarmouth, MA. He was 94. He was predeceased by June Littlefield Spencer Ruete, his wife of 63 years.
Born April 11, 1923 in Weehawken, NJ, Ed graduated with the Class of 1945 from the U.S. Naval Academy. He served on the USS Larson and the USS Antietam and at a variety of duty stations including Philadelphia, PA.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 20, 2017 8:02:09 AM

Obituary (TN): Ross Frederick Rogers III '66
Ross Frederick Rogers III (August 27, 1944 - November 16, 2017)
Dr. Ross Frederick "Rick" Rogers of Signal Mountain passed away November 16, 2017 peacefully at Alexian Village with family by his side.
Dr. Rogers was born August 27, 1944 at Barksdale Field (A.F.B.) in Louisiana. He lived all over the world while his father served in the Air Force and ended up graduating from Redlands High School in California in 1962.
Dr. Rogers graduated in 1966 from the U.S. Naval Academy with a BS in Engine.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 20, 2017 7:54:43 AM

Obituary (VA): John Alfred Tinkham '49
John Alfred Tinkham, 90, of Virginia Beach, passed away on November 12, 2017. He was born in Massachusetts, the son of the late Mildred and Alfred Tinkham. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Marilynn West Tinkham, and his sister, Barbara Conant. He is survived by his daughter, Nancy Tinkham; her husband, Darren Provine; his three grandchildren, Carolyn, Emily, and Luke Tinkham Provine; and his brother, Donald Tinkham.
He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1949 and served in.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 20, 2017 7:43:21 AM

Obituary (VA): Stephen Patrick Curtis '78
Capt. Stephen Patrick Curtis (USN, Ret.), 62, passed away on November 15, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was a native of Decatur, IL, and the son of the late Jerry E. & Rosemary Jobe Curtis. A 1978 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he was commissioned an Ensign in the Navy by then President, the Honorable Jimmy Carter. In 1996 Capt. Curtis earned his Master of Arts degree from the Naval War College, Newport, RI. During his 30 years of services to the United States Navy h.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 20, 2017 7:17:58 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Caral (Edward A. Grunwald '50)
Services for Caral Grunwald, 86, a resident of Annapolis, will be held Monday, December 11, 2017 at 9:30AM, at the U.S. Naval Academy Main Chapel. She was born in Baltimore to her late parents, Gilbert and Clara Ortel. Surviving are her husband of 66 years, Edward Grunwald, daughters Cara Jean Nielsen (William), and Barbara Youngblade (Charles). Grandchildren Caroline Tognoni (Gary), Stephen Youngblade (Rachel), Elizabeth Youngblade, Eric and Lara Nielsen. Great granddaughter Georgiana Tognoni. .... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 20, 2017 7:13:04 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Sue (John F. Frost III '53)
Sue Frances Frost (April 22, 1933 - October 30, 2017)
On Monday, October 30, 2017, Springfield, VA.
Wife of Capt. John Frederick Frost III USN Ret. (deceased), and survived by her children John Frederick Frost IV, William Scott Frost, Rebecca Frost Brillhart, Mary Kay Corbin, and Rysom Sanderlin, her grandchildren Kara and Collin Frost, Kathryn and Lesley Brillhart, Emily Corbin, Margaret Spillane, and Mary Ann Morgan, her great grandchildren Chase and Ellie Morgan and Harper Spillane, and sis.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 2:09:39 PM

Obituary (PA): Donald Woods Lappley '49
Donald Woods Lappley, 91, of Camp Hill, passed away on Wednesday September 13, 2017 at his home.
Born on June 16, 1926 in Harrisburg, PA, he was the son of the late Clayton J. and Meda (Woods) Lappley.
Don is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marney R. (Ripple) Lappley, of Camp Hill; a son, Clayton J. Lappley, II, and his wife Anne, of Harrisburg, and their two sons, Logan and Liam Lappley; a daughter, Gwen M Lappley and her three sons, Brady, Quinn and Jay Jay Miller.
Funeral services will b.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:41:57 PM

Obituary (MD): Thomas Fletcher Lechner '49
Thomas Fletcher Lechner, CAPT, USN (Ret.) (August 2, 1924 - October 24, 2017)
Thomas F. Lechner, 93, of Potomac, MD died on October 24, 2017.
Capt. Lechner was born and reared in Detroit, Michigan, attended Kenyon College in Ohio, Illinois Institute of Technology, and the U.S. Naval Academy (Class of 1949). He was the 1943 Ohio Conference backstroke champion while at Kenyon, Captain of the Illinois Tech swimming team in 1945, and received All American swimming honors at the Naval Academy in 19.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:40:04 PM

Obituary (RI): Frank Maurice Snyder '48
Capt. Frank M. Snyder, U.S.N (Retired), was a career naval officer, and later a member of the faculty of the U.S. Naval War College. He was the husband of Margaret Mary (Kelly) Snyder (deceased 2013), whom he married in 1950. He was born in 1926 in Sayre, PA, son of Abraham F. and Mildred (Harrington) Snyder of Dushore, PA. He and Maggie moved to Newport in 1979. On active duty in the navy, Frank's specialty was surface warfare; his sub-specialty was command and control. Afloat he served in nine.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:11:42 PM

Obituary (PA): Mrs. Martha (William H. Reed '52)
Martha Jean Meadows Reed “Tut”, age 85, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, November 4, 2017, in the home that she shared with her youngest daughter, Sarah, and son-in-law, Bob. Tut grew up in Jackson, TN, the only child of Catherine (Society Page Editor for the Jackson Sun) and Paul (Manager with the Pepsi, Co.) Meadows. She graduated from high school in 1949 and went on to study at Union University in Jackson, where she majored in Spanish (who knew?) and was honored as a Pr.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:06:03 PM

Obituary (VA): Richard Harold Daly '46
Richard Harold Daly (January 4, 1923 - November 11, 2017)
Richard H. (Dick) Daly died November 11, 2017, in Front Royal, Virginia. Dick was born in Montreal, Canada on January 4, 1923, the fourth child of Mr. and Mrs. William John Daly. In 1927, the family moved to the United States, where they settled in the city of Newton, Massachusetts. Dick graduated from Newton High School in June 1940, and attended Boston College for two years. On December 7, 1941, he was appointed to the U.S. Naval Acade.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 10:55:35 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Anne (Clive Strangman '42 / William Spiegel '42 / Edgar Robie '43)
Anne Ashford Wattles Robie "Patty," age 92, died on October 22 in Annapolis. She was born in Washington, D.C. in December 1924, to LTJG and Mrs. Thomas Lippitt Wattles. As a Navy Junior, Patty moved with her father, mother, and younger sister, Joan, from one duty station to another. Her father was stationed at the Naval Academy while she was in high school, and they lived in the Yard. The years that her family spent in Annapolis were fondly remembered by Patty, particularly because she met all t.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:06:13 AM

Obituary (MA): Thomas Jerome Hudner Jr. '47
Thomas Hudner, War Hero in a Civil Rights Milestone, Dies at 93
By DAVID MARGOLICK The New York Times NOV. 13, 2017
On the afternoon of Dec. 4, 1950, shortly after China had entered the Korean War, Thomas J. Hudner Jr., a lieutenant junior grade, was piloting one of six Navy Corsairs on a three-hour “roadrunner” mission near the Chosin Reservoir, in Korea’s northeast.
After 45 minutes aloft, at roughly 6,000 feet and five miles behind enemy lines, Lieutenant Hudner watched i.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:49:11 AM

Obituary (IL): Leslie William Dienst '46
Leslie William Dienst, passed away Friday November 3, 2017 at age 96, at The Springs of Monarch Landing in Naperville, Illinois. His daughter and his granddaughters were with him. Leslie was born in Boise, Idaho on October 5, 1921 and grew up in in both Idaho and Nebraska. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served in World War II and the Korean War. Les was married to Phyllis (Allen) for sixty years. They lived in Wheaton, Illinois and raised three children. Leslie attended the First Presbyt.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 13, 2017 8:13:43 AM

Obituary (VA): Richard Earl Curtis '53
RADM RICHARD EARL CURTIS (November 17, 1930 - November 2, 2017)
Richard Earl Curtis "Dick" was born in Beckley, WV on November 17, 1930. He attended 14 schools before the ninth grade. In 1949, h He entered the U.S. Naval Academy. Upon graduation in June of 1953, he married Pat Lancaster and started a career in the Navy, spanning 30 years. For the next several years, he and Pat would enjoy a succession of 2-3 year tours in New Jersey (Navy Supply Corps School), ship tours, Norfolk, VA, Key West,.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 13, 2017 8:09:36 AM

Obituary (CT): Michael Camielle Masley Jr. '75
Commander Michael C. Masley Jr. passed away peacefully in his home on November 7th, 2017. His parents, Michael C. Masley Sr. and Agnes Masley, predeceased him. He will be sorely missed by his brother Joel Masley, his wife Juliana, and their 3 children Arianna, Nicholas, and Alexandra, and his brother John, his wife Elaine, and their children Kristen Dahlman and her husband Andrew and Evan. He loved his family, took great pride in their accomplishments and was always present at family gatherings..... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 13, 2017 7:36:06 AM

Obituary (NM): Fidel Manuel Torres '95
Fidel M. Torres (December 2, 1971 - October 31, 2017)
Fidel M. Torres, a long-time resident of Las Vegas, New Mexico, tragically passed away on October 31, 2017. He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Priscilla Torres, his two brothers, Joseph (Angelina) and Enrico (Mary), three nieces, Rachel Torres, Andrea Torres, and Elise Torres, three nephews, Enrico Torres, Jr., Alex Torres, and Marcus Torres, and several Aunts, Uncles and cousins. He graduated from Robertson High School in 1990, where.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 13, 2017 7:29:13 AM

Obituary (VA): William Henry Carson II '64
William H. Carson II, 76, passed away at his home in Virginia Beach on Thursday. A graduate of the US Naval Academy's Class of 1964,William H. Carson II, 76, passed away at his home in Virginia Beach on Thursday. A graduate of the US Naval Academy's Class of 1964, Bill served on nuclear submarines until his retirement in 1984. He earned his master's degree from Old Dominion University, and then taught math at Bayside High School until his retirement. He was a dedicated member of Kings Grant Pres.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 13, 2017 5:11:03 AM

Obituary (RI & VA): Charles Paul Silvia '57
Capt. Charles (Charlie) Paul Silvia, USN-Retired, 82, of Middletown, RI and Virginia Beach, VA passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017.
Born in Newport, RI on December 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Thomas and Rose Mary (Rosa) Silvia. He graduated from Rogers High School in 1952 and attended the URI prior to receiving his Congressional appointment to the US Naval Academy. He graduated from the Naval Academy, and was commissioned an Ensign, in June 1957 and reported to Pensacola, FL for f.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 9, 2017 5:24:28 AM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Ann (Water H. Esworthy Jr. '42)
Ann Moore Esworthy (Dec. 16, 1919 - Nov. 3, 2017)
Ann M. Esworthy died peacefully at her home in Laurel, Fl, surrounded by family, on November 3. She was 97.
Ann was born in Norton, Virginia, on Dec. 16, 1919 to George and Parrie Moore. Her sister, Jean, predeceased her by many years. Ann always spoke of her early years with pleasure and warmth. After graduation from Madison College in Harrisonburg, VA, Ann volunteered to serve in the U. S. Navy Reserves WAVES ("Women Accepted for Volunteer Em.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 9, 2017 4:37:04 AM

Obituary (UT): Ernest Della Perkins '62
Ernest Della Perkins (October 26, 1939 - October 19, 2017)
Ernest Della Perkins was born in New Albany, Indiana on October 26, 1939. Ernie was a career naval officer so he lived in many places throughout his career. He and his wife, Jeanne, moved to Utah in 1995 to be with family.
Ernie was a 1962 graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland. After graduation, he was accepted for flight training. He loved flying and couldn’t believe he got paid to do it. He retired .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:18:01 AM

Obituary (HI): Mrs. Barbara (Everett Higgins '49)
Barbara Louise McLean Higgins, age 87, passed away October 1st early in the morning at her home surrounded by loving family members. A private memorial ceremony wil be held by family members in the coming months. Her husband of 54 years, Everett Chipman Higgins (Chip) passed away in Honolulu in 2004. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the eldest of three children. She attended Hood College and then married Chip, a graduate of the Naval Academy. She lived in many places as the wife of a Naval offic.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:02:21 AM

Obituary (CA): Thomas Arthur Loftus III '72
Thomas Arthur Loftus III (December 21, 1950 - October 29, 2017)
Thomas Arthur Loftus, III passed away on October 29, 2017, in Bakersfield, CA. Tom was born on December 21, 1950 in Pittsburg, KS. His early years were spent on a farm. After graduating from Pittsburg High School in 1968, Tom entered the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and he graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Tom began his Naval career in 1972, aboard the USS Myles C. Fox as a Gunnery Officer in Ne.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:38:07 AM

Obituary (FL): Frank William Larson '59
Frank W. Larson USAF Lt/Col ret., 79, of Navarre, Florida, passed away Friday, November 3, 2017,
He was born 1937 Minneapolis, Minnesota; and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1959, and transferred to Air Force, where he became a Test pilot for US Airforce. He was the test pilot for the Jolly Green Giant, where he flew cross country for flight trials and testing. While in the Air Force, he was the Project Manager for the Air Force’s initial Drone project around 1974. He th.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:14:29 AM

Obituary (MD): Jacques B. Hadler '41
Jacques B. Hadler of Silver Spring, MD and Glen Cove, NY died on October 19, 2017. He was 99 years old. "Jack" was born June 27, 1918 and was raised in the prairie town of Arndt, North Dakota, the oldest of four children of Bernhard Herman Hadler and Mabel Lyles Jacques. After graduating from Egeland High School he received a senatorial appointment to the U. S. Naval Academy and graduated with distinction in the class of 1941. Upon graduation he was commissioned in the Naval Reserve and attended.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:07:15 AM

Obituary (MD): Owen Godfrey Thorp III '77
CAPT Owen Godfrey Thorp, III of Arnold, MD, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Owen was the beloved husband of Kathleen "Kathy" Thorp; father of Major Regina Thorp (USA), Andrew, Lauren and LTJG Matthew Thorp (USN); grandfather of Madeline and Michael; son of the late Alyce and Owen Thorp, Jr; brother of Amanda Strigl and Gary Thorp. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Owen's life on Sunday, November 5 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 4:56:19 AM

Obituary (IL): Michael Patrick Maley '80
Michael Patrick Maley, 59, of Chicago, Illinois, died as a result of a tragic car accident this weekend. Mike is survived by his four daughters, Christy (his Mistine), Lauren (his LoLo) Michelle (his MeMe Goose), and Nicole (his Noops), his dear friend and former wife Ellen Schmid Maley, his 5 brothers and sisters Jim (Patty), Maryellen (John), Margi (Glenn), Patrick (Maureen), and Matt (Kim), his aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, many, many cousins and dear friends. Mike received an appointmen.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 4:53:56 AM

Obituary (SC): Pierre Charles Webb '67
Pierre C. Webb, age 72, died suddenly at his home on October 28, 2017. “Pete” as he was known by friends and family was born October 10, 1945, and spent his life as the son of a military man, living in various locations with his mom and three younger brothers. We love to hear the stories of the mischief the Webb boys could find throughout their days in Hawaii, Albuquerque and Virginia Beach. Upon high school graduation Pete attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryl.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 4:12:09 AM

Obituary (PA): Timothy William Duffy '68
Timothy W. Duffy of Churchville, Pa. died peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at Abington Jefferson Health Hospice at Warminster. He was 71.
Timothy was the beloved husband of 48 years to Laureen M. (Butella).
Born in McKeesport, Pa., he was the son of the late James A. and Dorothy A. (Englert) Duffy.
Timothy graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1968 and the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA with degrees in aeronautical engineering. He was a Nav.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 1:17:25 PM

Obituary (FL): Timothy Russell McDonough '56
TIMOTHY RUSSELL McDONOUGH (January 26, 1933 - October 26, 2017)
Timothy Russell McDonough, formerly of Branford, CT, Punta Gorda, FL and Vero Beach, FL, died peacefully at his home on October 26, 2017, at the age of 84. Tim was a decorated Navy Veteran serving in the Underwater Demolition Team, a precursor to the U.S. Navy Seals. He graduated from Union College in Schenectady, NY, in 1957 where he was an All-American lacrosse player for all four years. He was quite an athlete, having played var.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 6, 2017 1:41:01 PM

Obituary (OH): Derrell Bernard Hauser '51
DERRELL B HAUSER (April 3, 1928 ~ November 3, 2017 (age 89))
Derrell B. Hauser, age 89, Friday November 3, 2017. Survived by wife Jo Anne; children Bud (Rita), Bradley (Kim), Denise (Steve) Torrell; daughter-in-law Susan Hauser; 14 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; brother Mel (Alberta) Hauser. Preceded in death by son Christopher Hauser Sr, brother Don (Grace). Derrell’s priorities were his Catholic faith, family, and country. He was a longtime supporter of Christ the King and St. M.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 6, 2017 1:25:07 PM

Obituary (CA): Donald Joseph Alser '56
Donald Joseph Alser (Feb. 27, 1932 – Sept. 19, 2017)
Donald Joseph Alser, a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel died September l9, 2017 in Newport Beach California. He was born in Los Angeles on February 27, l932. He grew up in Pasadena, graduating from Eliot Jr High, John Muir High School, and John Muir College.
Don's academic and athletic ability earned an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy where he participated in varsity football as quarterback, and track, winning Ivy League and Army H.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 6, 2017 1:13:10 PM

Obituary (MD): Juan Ramon Jimenez Negron '18
Juan (Jimmy) Ramón Jiménez Negrón, was the eldest of two children born to Mr. Juan Ramón Jiménez and Ms. Noemí Negrón, with Gabriel, his younger brother. Originally born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, Jimmy's family moved to Latham, New York in 2013. A 2013 graduate of the American Military Academy in Puerto Rico, Jimmy played basketball and was a Cadet LtCol in his JROTC Unit. Jimmy was a graduate of the Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS) C.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 6, 2017 12:48:33 PM

Obituary (FL): Calvin Hayes Cobb Jr. '45
Calvin Hayes Cobb, Jr., 93, a retired partner of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, died October 28, 2017, in Naples, Florida. Born August 2, 1924, to Vice Admiral Calvin H. and Frances Cobb, he graduated from the Naval Academy in 1944 and served honorably in the Pacific theater. In 1947, he entered Georgetown Law School and then practiced law in Washington for more than 50 years. He and his wife Olive were married more than 58 years, until her death in 2013. They lived in Chevy Chase until 1991 when th.... Click here to Read more
Monday, November 6, 2017 12:42:03 PM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Linda (John D. Regenhardt '57)
Linda Dianne (Ragland) Regenhardt
Died October 22, 2017. Beloved wife of John Donald Regenhardt; sister of Gerald Ragland, Nancy Thomas, and Cynthia Ragland; mother of Susan Soffici, Tim Regenhardt, Kari Regenhardt, and Christy Regenhardt; and grandmother of four. Memorial services will be held at the Naval Academy Chapel on November 8, 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wye Parish, P.O. Box 98, Wye Mills, MD 21679 or Doctors Without Borders USA, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030.
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Monday, November 6, 2017 12:30:06 PM

Obituary (DE): Charles Thomas Cooper III '43
Captain Charles T Cooper, III (August 19, 1919 - October 9, 2017)
Captain Charles T. Cooper, III USN (Ret) passed away peacefully on the morning of October 9, 2017 at the age of 98 with his beloved wife Sheila at his side. He was born on August 19, 1919 in Ozono, Texas then raised in San Angelo. He graduated from San Angelo High School in 1936 and then attended San Angelo Junior College for two years on a Carr Scholarship. He then attended Texas University before entering The United States Nava.... Click here to Read more

Monday, November 6, 2017 7:24:44 AM

Obituary (GA): Mrs. Geraldine (William P. Rodriguez '54)
Geraldine Dawn (Holsten) Rodriguez (October 10, 1932 ~ August 29, 2017) age 84
Geraldine Dawn Rodriguez, age 84, of Young Harris, Georgia passed away on August 29, 2017. Geraldine was born in The Bronx, New York on October 10, 1932 to the late Bernard Charles and Nellie (Huber) Holsten. She later married William Primitivo Rodriguez where she became a United States Navy Spouse, traveling with her husband around the world. She was also a wonderful mother to her children. She is survived by her bo.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, November 2, 2017 3:26:03 PM

Obituary (OH): John Daniel Herlihy Jr. '48
John D. Herlihy, Jr. (January 24, 1926 - October 29, 2017)
John Daniel Herlihy Jr., 91, of Allen Avenue, died on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Barbara Stark Herlihy, and their eight children: Christie (and William Starr) of Marlborough, MA; Mary (and Roberto Roca) of Madrid, Spain; John (and Amy Jones) Herlihy of Houston, TX; Joseph Herlihy of Chillicothe; Barbara (and Kenneth Johnson) of Rocky Face, GA; Jeanne Herlihy of Columbus; James (and Kim Weber) H.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:35:08 AM

Obituary (MD): Owen Godfrey Thorp III '77
CAPT Owen Godfrey Thorp, III of Arnold, MD, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Owen was the beloved husband of Kathleen “Kathy” Thorp; father of Major Regina Thorp (USA), Andrew, Lauren and LTJG Matthew Thorp (USN); grandfather of Madeline and Michael; son of the late Alyce and Owen Thorp, Jr; brother of Amanda Strigl and Gary Thorp. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Owen's life on Sunday, November 5 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the George P. Kalas .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:33:52 AM

Obituary (NY): Dale Forest Mueller '46
Dale Forest Mueller died October 24, 2017, aged 94 years and 9 months, at his home on the hill.
He was born 15 February 1923 in Roodhouse, Illinois, the son of Elmer Emil Henry and Edith (Mellor)Mueller. He was at the University of Illinois Champagne-Urbana, when in December 1941 he enlisted in the Marine Corps. Finishing his training, he was assigned to the Pacific Theater, only to be notified of his appointment to the Naval Academy at Annapolis. The course being expedited because of the war, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 30, 2017 10:00:07 AM

Obituary (FL): Gordon John Evans '65
Captain (SS) Gordon John Evans, Esquire, was born in 1941 to Wilford and Martha (Rogers) Evans in Scranton. The family later moved to Clarks Summit, where his first job was delivering newspapers atop the family horse. He graduated from South Abington High School in 1959 and went on to pursue the American dream. A Naval Academy graduate, Gordon went on to be chief engineer on a nuclear submarine, retiring at the rank of captain. After serving his country, Gordon pursued a law degree at the Univer.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 30, 2017 9:49:04 AM

Obituary (NJ): Mrs. Mary (John M. Sullivan '47)
Mary Maxine 'Mickey' Sullivan Beloved mother of six, lived in Mountainside, 93 Mary Maxine "Mickey" Sullivan, 93, beloved widow of John McGrath Sullivan, living in Mountainside, N.J., passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Oct. 23, 2017. Services are at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4. Visitation is at Immaculate Conception Church, 602 West Ave., Jenkintown, Pa. 19046, followed by a Mass at 11 a.m. Mickey was born on Jan. 20, 1924, in St. Louis, Mo., to Maxwell W. Williamson, a Weye.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 30, 2017 9:33:32 AM

Obituary (SC): Larry Edward Kaufman '58
Captain Larry E. Kaufman, U.S. Navy (Ret.) (Apr 13, 1936 - Oct 25, 2017)
Captain Larry E. Kaufman, U.S. Navy (Ret.), age 81, of Bluffton, SC died Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at his home.
Captain Kaufman was born on April 13, 1936 in Tamaqua, PA, the son of the late Edward and Anna Kaufman. He began his formal education at Wyoming Seminary and continued to the United States Naval Academy where he graduated in 1958. While attending the Academy he played football until an early knee injury put hi.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 30, 2017 9:19:10 AM

Obituary (KS): Thomas James Guinan '56
Thomas James Guinan, 85, Petroleum Engineer, died Sunday, October 22, 2017. A Private Family Service will be held in Missouri Valley, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Grace Guinan; sister, Kathleen Perry; brother, Daniel. Survived by his daughter, Kathleen (Russell) Brown of Wichita; son, Eric (Diane Blasdel) Guinan of Palm Springs, CA; brothers, Jack, Jerry, and Frank Guinan; grandchildren, Vivian and Annabelle Brown, Celia Guinan; sister-in-law, Barbara Guinan. Tom was k.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 30, 2017 3:36:25 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Amy (Gene M. Kohler '72)
Amy Lynne (Ketzel) Kohler 1950-2017: It was August 31, 1950, a warm sunny day in New Castle, PA when Ruth Ketzel presented her Husband, Jack, with a beautiful baby girl. They named her Amy Lynne. Shortly afterward the Ketzel's moved into a house next door to Jameson Hospital, where Amy was born and where Ruth was a registered nurse. Amy grew up happy and healthy, attending New Castle High. There she indulged her love of music, playing the flute in the "Hurricane" marching band, and in the concer.... Click here to Read more
Friday, October 27, 2017 6:33:35 AM

Obituary (MN): Robert Christian Parker '60
Robert Christian Parker, age 81, of Minneapolis, passed away October 19, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Dorothy Parker, and one brother, James Parker.
He is survived by his loving children, Krisann (and spouse Nicola) Evoli of Minneapolis and Forrest (and spouse Kimberly) Parker, of Charleston, S.C., two sisters, Susan Harris and Peggy Crofoot and three grandchildren: Madeleine Brown, Justin and Jesse Shafer.
As a young man, Chris attended the Greenbrier Military Acad.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:22:03 AM

Obituary (VA): Michael Keith Hedrick '72
Michael Keith Hedrick (September 6, 1950 - October 15, 2017)
Commander (ret.) Michael Keith Hedrick (1950-2017), passed away in Annandale, VA, on Sunday, October 15, 2017.
Mike was born September 6, 1950, in Vallejo, CA, to Gordon and Thelma Hedrick, the eldest of five children. He spent most of his early years in California with a brief time in Newport, RI. Mike excelled in academics and athletics, especially football and baseball, during his primary and secondary school years. After graduati.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:17:42 AM

Obituary (KS): David Thomson Hall '66
David T. Hall of Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the Prairie Elder Care in Overland Park. A native of Texas, Dave graduated from Garland High School in 1960 and attended the University of Texas at Austin prior to receiving a Congressional appointment to the Naval Academy. He graduated with the Class of 1966 with Minors in Nuclear Science and Mathematics. He was a member of the 16th Company. Following graduation, he entered Admiral Rickover's Naval Nuclear Power Prog.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:06:12 AM

Obituary (CO): Michael James Wilmot Jr. '88
Michael James Wilmot (July 09, 1966—October 12, 2017)
Michael James Wilmot, 51, of Littleton, Colorado, died on Thursday, October 12, 2017. He was born in Miami Beach, Florida, on July 9, 1966. He is survived by his wife Deb and their three children Rachel, Joey and Luke, as well as his sister Tiffany Wilmot, nieces Anna and Lizzy LeBleu, and father Michael Wilmot. His Canadian survivors include his uncle Henry Wilmot, his aunt Anna Johnson, and their families. He is preceded in death by .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:50:59 AM

Obituary (FL): Charles Thomas Phillips Jr. '45
Charles Thomas Phillips, Jr. passed quietly away after a brief illness on October 11, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born in 1922 to Mary Jones Phillips and Charles Thomas Phillips in Birmingham, Alabama. Graduated from Phillips High School, attended Marion Institute and entered U.S.N.A. Class of '45. Stationed on the U.S.Mobile CL63. Resigned in 1947 because of near-sightedness and entered U. of Alabama prior to getting his dental degree from Emory U. in 1953.Took postgraduate studies at.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:29:23 AM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Dorothy (William J. Flannery '44)
Dorothy Pinkie Sheftall Flannery passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at her home in Jacksonville, FL. She was 93 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Jackson Flannery, and is survived by her son, William Jackson Flannery Jr. and daughter, Dorothy Flannery Papich; three grandchildren, William Sheftall Flannery (Melita), Michael Kevin Flannery, and George Samuel Papich (Jennifer); and six great-grandchildren, William and Madeline Flannery, and Zachary (Darby), Hannah,.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:33:41 AM

Obituary (GA): William Sebrell Craighill '76
William Sebrell "Bill" Craighill passed away on October 17, 2017. Born in Newport, RI on July 8, 1954. Bill graduated from Westminster School in 1972 and from the US Naval Academy in 1976. After serving in the US Navy, he worked for the Institute for Nuclear Power in Atlanta before opening his own business, Computer Help Desk, which operated until his death. He was preceded in death by his sister Virginia Drewry Cooper. He is survived by his brother Richard (Cathie); six devoted nieces and nephe.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:46:00 AM

Obituary (WA): Leonard M. Dickey '54
Leonard M Dickey (May 4, 1930 - September 12, 2017)
Leonard M Dickey, 87, passed away in Seattle, Washington on September 12, 2017. He was born in Aberdeen, Washington on May 4th 1930. Len served in the US Navy and then engjoyed a career as an engineer. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Mary Lou, and their three children as well as many other friends and family members.
Evergreen Washelli Cremation • Funeral Home • Memorial Park • Cemetery 11111 Aurora Ave. North S.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:43:06 AM

Obituary (GA): Lawrence Dennis Ballou '54
Lawrence Dennis Ballou (December 18, 1931 - October 20, 2017)
Lawrence Dennis Ballou died October 20, 2017 in Macon, Georgia. He was born in Tallulah Falls, Georgia, December 18, 1931 to Pauline Hughes Ballou and Lawrence Cooper Ballou. At the age of ten his family moved to Macon where Dennis graduated from Lanier High School and received a naval scholarship to Georgia Tech where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta. After one year at Tech he was awarded an appointment to the Naval Academy, gradu.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:00:45 AM

Obituary (FL): Roger Henry Rotundi '57
Roger Henry Rotondi, age 83, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, MA, in the presence of his family. Roger was born in Winchester, MA to Eugene Bernard and Mary Brazeau Rotondi, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1957, and received advanced degrees from Cornell and Fordham. In 1958, he married Jean Volpe Rotondi, daughter of Massachusetts Governor John A. Volpe. His company National Tribology Services was a leader in its fi.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 23, 2017 9:11:03 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Nancy (Thomas R. Stuart '51)
Nancy Griffin Herring Stuart, 87, a loving mother and devoted friend too many, passed away on October 10, 2017 at Birch Gardens Assisted Living in Staunton, VA. Her absence will be greatly felt by all who loved her. Nancy was born on April 26, 1930 in Annapolis, MD to the late Captain George Griffin Herring Jr., USN Retired, USNA Class of 1921 and Frieda Margaret (Ball) Herring of Astoria, Oregon. She graduated from Annapolis High School in 1946 and Mary Washington College in 1950. She married t.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 23, 2017 8:55:32 AM

Obituary (FL): John Roger Farrell '51
John Roger Farrell (January 30, 1927 - October 15, 2017)
Captain John Roger Farrell departed this life from The McGraw Center for Caring, N.E. Florida Community Hospice in the early hours of October 15th, 2017. Roger was in his 91st year.
Roger is survived by his wife of 66 years, Gloria Farrell nee Maxwell and his two daughters Cynthia Farrell and Holly Farrell, and pre-deceased by his middle daughter Julie Farrell. Roger will be lovingly remembered by his sons-in-law, Kenneth May and Antony .... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 23, 2017 8:22:39 AM

Obituary (MD): Earl Leo Diamond '61
Earl Leo Diamond, age 80, a long-time resident of Annapolis, died on October 16, 2017, of heart failure. Earl was a beloved husband, father and grandfather, who devoted his life to serving his country and those around him. Earl was born on August 10, 1937, in Manchester, New Hampshire, and was raised in New England. Following High School, he attended Northeastern University for two years before transferring to the U.S. Naval Academy. Earl graduated from the Naval Academy in 1961 with a B.S. in N.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 23, 2017 8:17:35 AM

Obituary (PA): Kurt Francis Dorenkamp '49
Captain Kurt F. Dorenkamp, 93(October 19, 2017)
Captain Kurt F. Dorenkamp, U.S. Navy (Ret), 93, passed away on October 19, 2017, at The Glen at Willow Valley, Lancaster, PA. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Leo and Wilhelmina (Bonas) Dorenkamp. He is survived by his best friend and wife of 64 years, Mary E. (Doyle) Dorenkamp. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Pat Dorenkamp Reese, wife of Tim, and Peggy Dorenkamp Hebert, wife of Louis, and his son, Joseph .... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 23, 2017 7:13:03 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Bonita (Cecil E. Haney '78)
BONITA "BONNY" KAY HANEY (December 5, 1953 ~ October 14, 2017)
On Saturday, October 14, 2017. Beloved wife of Cecil Haney; loving mother of Elizabeth, Thomas (Shervyse) and Joseph Haney; dear daughter of Freda and the late Ahiah Thompson; sister of Penny Kriesch; wonderful grandmother of TJ, Daniel, and Timothy; aunt of Erin Burt and Cedric; sister-in-law of Yvonne Coates and Yvette (CV) Morris; also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.
Charitable donations may be made to: Susan .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:10:29 AM

Obituary (OH): John A. McKenzie Jr. '62
John A. McKenzie, Jr. of Hubbard, Ohio, entered through the gates of Heaven during the early morning hours of Wednesday, October 11, 2017, while at home and following a period of declining health. He was 80. John was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, on May 1, 1937, a son to John A. & Louise N. (Lohr) McKenzie, Sr. Following high school, John attended Case University where he studied Mechanical engineering before being accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He served aboard .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:16:38 AM

Obituary (TX): Nicholas George Gionis '57
Dr. Nicholas Gionis, Lt. Colonel, retired, U.S. Air Force, passed away on October 13, 2017 in Houston, Texas while surrounded by his family. Nick was born in Jacksonville, FL., on July 4, 1934. His parents, George and Callie Gionis, preceded him in death. He attended elementary, middle and high school in Jacksonville and attended the University of Florida for one year when he was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He was graduated with Distinction in June 1957, and commissione.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 16, 2017 2:57:19 PM

Obituary (TX): Seth Anthony Stone '99
Seth Anthony Stone, 41, left us early Saturday morning 30 September 2017 in Perris, CA. A Commander in the U.S. Navy, Seth was among the most highly decorated Navy SEALs and a storied combat leader who helped turned the tide for America in two of the most pivotal battles of the Iraq War.
Born 17 September 1976 in Houston, TX, Seth is survived by his mother, Deborah Ann Varsel, his father, James Berlie Stone, his brother, Dustin Alex Stone, and his sister, Heather Stone Blailock.
Seth attended .... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 16, 2017 5:04:33 AM

Obituary (NY): Joseph Mario Leonardi Sr. '64
Joseph Mario Leonardi Sr.
Born August 24th, 1940 New York, NY, passed in North Chemung, October 1st, 2017; raised in Little Falls, NJ; resided in North Chemung for many years after working and residing in Little Falls NJ and Melbourne, Australia.
He spent the majority of his career as the owner and operator of Maria's, an eponymous family pasta and ravioli business founded by his late mother Maria in Clifton, NJ.
Survived by: His five children: Joseph M. Leonardi Jr. of Little Falls, NJ; June.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 16, 2017 5:02:39 AM

Obituary (TX): Quentin Vail Koecher '41
Quentin Vail Koecher, a humble member of The Greatest Generation, passed peacefully to our Eternal Father on September 27, 2017. Born in Chicago, IL, in 1919 to Otto and Hazel Koecher, he was raised in the Panama Canal Zone and later in San Antonio, TX, graduating from Alamo Heights HS. Quentin graduated from the US Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1941. He served on the USS Cleveland as a gunnery officer during the invasion of Guadalcanal in 1942, and later became a Navy pilot, flying the PBM Mari.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 16, 2017 4:56:13 AM

Obituary (SC): Bradely Lee Daley Jr. '71
Dr. Bradley "Lee" Daley, Jr. (October 12, 2017)
Dr. Bradley "Lee" Daley, Jr., 68, of Inman passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born in Pensacola, Florida, Lee was the son of Mary McDearman Daley and the late Bradley Lee Daley.
After graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1971 with a degree in aerospace engineering, he served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy and simultaneously obtained his commercial pilot’s license. He then worked at Lockheed Marti.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 16, 2017 4:49:45 AM

Obituary (VA): Peter Amy Stark Jr. '52
Peter Amy Stark Jr. (March 29, 1928 - October 10, 2017)
Captain Peter Amy Stark, Jr., United States Navy, Ret., 89, passed away peacefully on October 10, 2017.
A Celebration of Life is pending at Olivet Presbyterian Church, 2575 Garth Road, Albemarle County, Virginia.
A graveside service is pending at Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland.
Arrangements under the direction of Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk, VA.
SMITH & WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME 818 NORVIEW AVE NORFOLK, VA.... Click here to Read more

Friday, October 13, 2017 3:46:29 AM

Obituary (MA): John Edward Schmidt '58
John E. Schmidt of Middleborough, died October 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Ellie Schmidt (McManus) of Middleborough. Loving father of William Schmidt and his wife Rowena of NC, James Schmidt and his wife Barbara of Ashland and the late Colleen Schmidt. Cherished stepfather of Joseph Wieners and his wife Vicky of Middleborough, Nicole Tinkham and her husband Dan of Norton and Danielle Crowley and her husband Kevin of Plymouth. Devoted grandfather of Jamie, Kate, Steven, Josh, Brodey, Casey, Matt.... Click here to Read more
Friday, October 13, 2017 3:43:09 AM

Obituary (CA): Henry Thomas Mayo II '45
Henry Thomas Mayo II (September 27, 1923 ~ August 22, 2017)
Resident of Walnut Creek, CA
Lt. Commander Henry Thomas Mayo II, 93, of Walnut Creek died at his Rossmoor home on August 22, 2017. Known as Hank to his friends, he was the son of the late Colonel George Mayo and Dorothy Thompson Mayo. As an "Army Brat," Hank attended schools all over the country from, Delaware to Hawaii. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1944 and served in the Amphibious Force in the Pacific Theater.... Click here to Read more

Friday, October 13, 2017 3:23:01 AM

Obituary (MD): Robert Dawson Lyon '47
ROBERT DAWSON LYON of Easton, MD, died on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Bayleigh Chase. He was 95. He was born in Burgettstown, PA on April 12, 1922, the son of the late Paul Wright Lyon and Hazel Scott Lyon. He was preceded in death by his brother, William Scott Lyon and his sister, Ruth Lyon Elwell. He married Dorothy Napora of Jersey City, NJ on November 11, 1949. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, class of '47, Bob served in the Korean War. Upon his return to the United States, he .... Click here to Read more
Friday, October 13, 2017 3:11:49 AM

Obituary (FL): Frank Leslie Bessenger Jr. '60
Frank Leslie Bessenger, Jr (December 05, 1938 - October 07, 2017)
Frank Leslie Bessenger, Jr. (78 years old) of Dade City, Florida passed away on Saturday, October 7th. Frank was born on December 5, 1938 in Dade City, the son of Leslie and Pearl Bessenger. He graduated from Pasco High School in 1956 and attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis MD, graduating in the Class of 1960. As an active duty naval officer, Frank served 20 years with shipboard sea and shore assignments. He served 3 yea.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:04:27 PM

Obituary (PA): Stephen Walter Reszetar '55
Stephen Walter Reszetar passed away on September 24, 2017, after a wonderful day and a triumphant and consequential life. Stephen/Dad/Gigi/Steve/Uncle/Sonny was born on February 13, 1932 in Ormrod, PA, to the late Josaphat and Nancy Reszetar. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1955 and spent 23 years as an officer in the fleet, with command of both the U.S.S. Lowe (DE-325) and the U.S.S. Kyes (DD-787). After the Navy, Steve spent three decades as an international business consultant and.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:59:38 PM

Obituary (OH): Joseph Henry Clasgens II '48
Joseph (Jay) H. Clasgens II passed away peacefully Sunday, October 8, 2017. He is survived by his loving family, son Joseph H. Clasgens III (Nataly) of Portland, OR and Rancho Mirage, CA, and his daughters Marcia Anne Clasgens of Prescott, AZ, Truka Fisk (Jim), and Cynthia Clasgens of Sarasota, FL, his eight grandchildren, Marcy (Graham) and Jimmy (Sally) Fisk, Jeannette (Nate), Michael, and VJ Clasgens, and Emilie, Cate, and Seth Wilson, as well as his three great grandchildren, Harlie and Gray.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 3:31:17 AM

Obituary (CA): Earl Drury Chaney Jr. '53
Earl Drury Chaney Jr. San Diego Major U.S.M.C. Ret. - Earl left us October 3, 2017. He is survived by Joyce Chaney, his wife of 64 years, two daughters Hali Wagner and Laurie Guy, Greg Guy and three grandchildren. Earl graduated from the Naval Academy and served in Vietnam receiving the air medal. Retirement brought trips in the RV, Bible study and Old Bold Pilots meetings before a bout of Alzheimer's disease. Graveside service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. on October 16, 2017 at Eternal Hills, .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 3:16:12 AM

Obituary (LA): Ronald Kent Zilar '57
Graveside services will be held at Lafayette Memorial Park Peace Chapel Mausoleum on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 1:00PM for Mr. Ronald "Ron" Kent Zilar, 85, who passed away on September 17, 2017 at a Lafayette hospital. Mr. Zilar, a resident of Lafayette, was the son of the late A. B. "Cotton" Zilar and the former Opal Smith. Mr. Ronald attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Naval Reserves. He earned his Petroleum Engineerin.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:45:46 AM

Obituary (TN): Warren Clayce Lamb Sr. '44
Warren Clayce Lamb Sr. (September 17th 2017 • Johnson City, Tennessee)
Warren Clayce Lamb Sr., 96 of Johnson City, TN, passed away on September 17, 2017. The memorial service was held at 4pm, September 19, 2017 at Cornerstone Village chapel in Johnson City. Burial with military honors will be held at Bayview Memorial Park, Pensacola, FL, on September 23, 2017.
Clayce was born in Pittsburg, PA on March 31, 1921. He graduated from Redstone High School in Republic, PA. After his freshman yea.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:33:01 AM

Obituary (MD): David Joseph Sadd '66
David Joseph Sadd (1943 – 2017)
David Joseph Sadd, 74, of Potomac, Maryland, entered into eternal life on September 16, 2017 in the comfort of his home, peacefully in his sleep.
Dave is survived by his beloved wife Carole of 50 years, sons David (Anastasie) Sadd, Jonathan Sadd, Corey (Natalie) Sadd, daughter Theresa (Jason) Robinson, brothers Raymond (Donna) Sadd, Rick Sadd, sisters Patricia (Kevin) McCaffrey, Cindy (Ken) Uveges, grandsons Aaron Sadd, Wade Robinson, Sawyer Robinson, Calv.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:38:03 AM

professor emeritus: Fred Fetrow
Neither a picture nor words can adequately express what Fred M. Fetrow of Severna Park meant to those he loved, or fully describe his impact on our lives. Fred "went to his reward" (as he would have put it) on September 28, 2017 at the age of 80. Born January 14, 1937 in Page, Nebraska, and raised in O'Neill, Nebraska, he was many things to many people. Son of a taciturn mechanic and his loquacious Nebraska lady. Hay bale tosser. Eagle Scout at age 13. Train hopper. Submarine Sailor. Scholar. Co.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:27:30 AM

Obituary (TX): Jack Steven Balter '66
Jack Steven Balter, born July 12, 1941, passed away at home September 27, at 76. Survived by his beloved wife, Debi; 3 brothers, Lenny (Colleen), Billy (Roxanne), and Pradhan; sons Scott and Craig (Laura); stepchildren Tracy, Jonathan, Stephanie, and David; and grandchildren Megan, Mikenna, Sari, Griffin, Madeline, Zachary, and Danielle, and countless bridge masters across the globe.
Jack was a proud USMC veteran who attended the US Naval Academy and a graduate of University of Connecticut, Way.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:20:22 AM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Ann (Martin J. Jarosz '74)
ANN DOLESH JAROSZ , 63, joined the Lord on October 3, 2017. Most recently a resident of Port St. Joe, FL, Ann passed away in Houston, TX from complications of Marfan syndrome, joining her parents, Kitty and Frank, sister Katie, and brothers Jimmy, Mark and John. Devoted wife, mother, sister, niece, aunt, cousin, friend, and Pippa, Ann is survived by her husband Marty, daughter Amanda Ross and husband Daniel of Cleveland OH, son CDR Michael Jarosz, USN and wife Meghan of Sigonella Sicily, daughte.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:10:47 AM

Obituary (VA): Joe Keller Anderson '54
Joe Keller Anderson, 86, of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017, from complications of acute leukemia.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00p.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Galilee Episcopal Church. Rev. Patrick Bush will be officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017, from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m., at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Inc., located at 2002 Laskin Road. Interment will follow the memorial service at the Galilee Memorial Columbariu.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 5:52:07 AM

Obituary (VA): Kenneth Park Sears '47
Rear Admiral Kenneth Sears (Age 93) Passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Falcons Landing in Sterling, Virginia. Ken, born September 24, 1923 in Cleveland, Oklahoma to Roy and Anna Parks, was first and foremost, a naval officer. He attended Oklahoma University for two years before entering the Naval Academy in 1943 with his best friend and fellow Admiral, Bill Crowe. Ken met and later married the beautiful Eugenia Vincent in September 8, 1948 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After graduati.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 5:44:19 AM

Obituary (FL): John Dudley Earhart Jr. '66
John Dudley Earhart (January 13, 1943 - October 3, 2017)
John Dudley Earhart Jr., 74, passed away peacefully on October 3, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, John graduated from Messick High School in 1961 and the United States Naval Academy in 1966.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Dudley Earhart, Sr. and his infant son, Geoffrey Scott Earhart. He is survived by his mother, Anne Earhart of Memphis, TN and his wife of 51 years, Kay S. Earhart of Orange P.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 5:41:09 AM

Obituary (FL): Stephen Howard Detwiler '66
Stephen Howard Detwiler (Jun 25, 1943 - Sep 30, 2017)
Stephen Howard Detwiler, 74, of Riverview, Florida, formally Colonial Beach, passed away on September 30, 2017.
Steve lived the majority of his life in Arlington where he was born and raised, and later in life, Colonial Beach. He was known for his intelligence, sense of humor and wit, hard work, and giving back to the community.
Survivors include his children, daughter Alissa; sons Jim and Bill (Gabriela) and Joe Sturgill; brother Bob (Bet.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 5:33:52 AM

Obituary (UT): Willis Savage Whittlesey III '59
On October 2, 2017 at the age of 81, Willis Savage Whittlesey III of Holladay, UT bid the people he loved goodbye to embark on his grandest fishing adventure yet.
Willis-”Bill”-”Billy” was born on September 18, 1936 in Torrington, CT, the son of Willis Savage Whittlesey, Jr. and Mary Alice Johnson Whittlesey. He grew up in West Hartford, CT, attended Loomis as a day student, sang as a choir boy in the Episcopal Church, and worked several summers sailing the coast of Main.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, October 5, 2017 9:22:14 AM

Obituary (VA): Peter William Thomas '62
Peter William Thomas (February 22, 1940 - September 28, 2017)
Peter William Thomas died peacefully at his home from acute myeloid leukemia on September 28, 2017. He was born on February 22, 1940 in Bedford to the late William Otey and Eliza Mount Thomas. After his retirement from two careers, he and his wife moved back into his childhood home “Farmview” where he grew up looking at his beloved Blue Ridge Mountains. Pete is survived by his wife, Gail Hicks Thomas; and daughter, Margar.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 9:02:25 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Margaret (Charles E. Seeger '52)
Margaret Elaine (Susie) Seeger, a resident of Hillcrest in La Verne, CA, died Sunday, September 17, 2017. Susie was born in Baltimore, MD on October 31,1932, to John Howard and Helen Catherine Burke Borleis. Susie was a 1948 graduate of Baltimore's all-girls Eastern High School, and completed 3 years at Towson State College. She married Charles Edward (Chuck) Seeger (USN Capt, Ret., deceased) on June 6, 1952, and began her lifelong journey as a Navy wife, moving between east and west coasts. Chu.... Click here to Read more
Monday, October 2, 2017 1:03:31 PM

Obituary (IA): Quentin William Wagenfield '48
Quentin Wagenfield (December 15, 1924 - September 16, 2017)
Quentin William Wagenfield, 92, of Cedar Rapids, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 16, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Cremation committal will be held at a later date. Quentin was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, December 15, 1924, to Carrie (Vogel) and William Wagenfield. He attended school and junior college there. He was drafted into the Navy, and in 1948, graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryl.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 2, 2017 7:21:39 AM

Obituary (VA): William Cooke Bentley '53
Capt. (USN Ret) William (Bill) Cooke Bentley, 87, went home to the Lord on September 29, 2017. Bill was born in Collingswood, NJ and attended Collingswood High School. He entered the US Naval Reserve in 1947 before receiving a Congressional appointment to the US Naval Academy where he graduated with the Class of 1953.
Bill entered flight training at Pensacola after graduation and received his wings in December 1954. After two squadron tours he served as Aide and Flag Lieutenant to Radm Walter R.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 2, 2017 7:04:14 AM

Obituary (FL): Francesco Antonio Musorrafiti '53
Francesco (Moose) Antonio Musorrafiti, 87, of Melbourne, FL. passed away Wednesday, September 27th with his family by his side.
Mr. Musorrafiti was born in New York, NY and lived in Atlantic Highlands, NJ for many years and most recently in Melbourne, FL. He was a 1953 graduate of the US Naval Academy and served in the U.S, Navy for 22 years retiring as CDR. His love for our country was only surpassed by his love for his family.
Mr. Musorrafiti founded EPS Corporation Tinton Falls, NJ where he.... Click here to Read more

Monday, October 2, 2017 6:58:42 AM

Obituary (OR): Jeremy Joseph Hoffmann '99
Jeremy Joseph Hoffmann, 40, of Bend, Oregon, passed away on September 18th, 2017 after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. With amazing blue eyes and a huge smile, Jeremy brought his personal drive, sense of fairness, and competitive nature to everything he undertook. He was a multiple-sport varsity letterman at Oswego High School, where he graduated in 1995. Then, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, a dream of his since age 10. After graduation, Jeremy was commissioned as.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 28, 2017 1:03:17 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Charlotte (Edward L. Dashiell '39)
Charlotte Yates Dashiell, 101, passed away at Atlantic Shores Retirement Community at Virginia Beach, Virginia on September 4, 2017. She was born in Suffolk, VA on April 14, 1916, and was the daughter of the late Nettie B. Yates and R. Staley Yates.She graduated from Suffolk High School and attended Sullins College in Bristol, VA. She met her husband, Capt. Edward L. Dashiell, while he was a midshipman at the Naval Academy. They spent thirty-five years enjoying the life of a naval aviator, livin.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:46:30 PM

Obituary (SC): Mrs. Eleanor (Charles R. Coble '52)
Eleanor Breeden Coble, a Bennettsville native, age 87, died peacefully in her sleep on September 13, 2017 at Sedona Winds Assisted Living in Sedona, Arizona after a long illness. She attended the Richmond Professional Institute of the College of William and Mary, where she studied Fashion Illustration and Design. During her senior year, she worked as a fashion illustrator for the leading women's apparel store in Richmond. She often said that her training as an illustrator helped in her later car.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:37:12 PM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Jean (James P. Couillard '54)
Jean Rider Couillard (February 11, 1934 ~ September 21, 2017)
Jean Rider Couillard, 83, of Damascus MD, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on September 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, James (Jim) Profilet Couillard. Jean dedicated her life to her family with her unconditional love.
Jean was born on February 11, 1934 to the late Harry Andrew and Edna Marie Rider of Linthicum Heights, Maryland. After graduating from Glen Burnie High School in 1952, Jean me.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:10:47 PM

Obituary (AZ): John Cunningham Miller Jr. '58
John Cunningham Miller Jr., of Prescott Valley, Arizona, 80, passed away at home surrounded by family and love on Aug. 25, 2017. John lived life to its fullest, burdened in his final years with Alzheimer's Disease. John was born Sept. 27, 1936, in St. Louis, Missouri, to John Sr. and Helen Margaret Early Miller. John was the Millers' only child. The family moved several times in response to John Senior's job with U.S. Rubber (Uniroyal), settling for an extended period in White Plains, New York. .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 7:52:24 AM

Obituary (IN): Ronald Ferguson McCormick '61
Ronald Ferguson McCormick, 80, of Danville, Indiana formerly of Pensacola, Florida passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at his residence. Ron was born in Buffalo, New York on September 22, 1936, the son of Donald Ferguson and Norma Evelyn (Massman) McCormick. He graduated from Amherst Central High School in 1954, and was a member of the Class of 1961 U.S. Naval Academy. Mr. McCormick served proudly in the United States Navy. He retired as a partner from Lathrop Trotter Company in 2004 after 2.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 7:48:13 AM

Obituary (CA): Timothy Raymond Mahoney '49
Timothy Raymond Mahoney (November 19, 1926 - August 26, 2017)
Timothy Raymond Mahoney (Papa Tim) passed away August 26th in his North Hollywood home at the age of 90 after a long battle with Dementia. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Timothy Mahoney married Marian Rose Johnston in 1950 and the two were married for 53 years until she passed in 2004. Together they had ten children. He was preceded in death by his son James Mahoney and daughter Sha.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 7:37:57 AM

Obituary (ME): John Patrick Ferriter '58
John P. Ferriter (April 19, 1937 - September 22, 2017)
John Patrick Ferriter - known as Jack to most- was born April 19, 1937, at Georgetown University Hospital, the son of Rear Admiral Charles A. Ferriter, and Ann (Flanigan) Ferriter.
From an early age, Jack was known as a merry prankster, a stalwart athlete, and an inquisitive intellect. He attended the United States Naval Academy, and obtained Bachelor's and Master's degrees in psychology from the University of New Hampshire. It was while a.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 11:25:09 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Mary (James P. Mehl '51)
MARY ROSE MEHL (née Doyle) Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 15, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Captain James Patrick Mehl (USN Ret.) who preceded her in death by 17 days on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Mary was born in Jamaica, NY in 1926. She graduated from Our Lady of Wisdom Academy and attended Manhattanville College. She and Jimmy were married in 1955, and for 61 years Mary was the model of the Navy wife. Jimmy would joke that she had the harder job, raising their t.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 25, 2017 1:25:28 PM

Obituary (NJ): Dennis Pacifico Savonarola '75
Dennis Pacifico Savonarola died Friday, September 15, 2017, He was 63 years old.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from the Leonard-Lee Funeral Home 301 E. Blancke Street Linden at 9 a.m. The Funeral Mass will be offered in St. Elizabeth Church Linden at 10 a.m. Interment St. Gertrude Cemetery Colonia. Visiting hours are on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Dennis grew up in Linden, N.J. graduating from Linden High School. After graduating from the Un.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 25, 2017 1:19:30 PM

Obituary (VA): Frank Leslie Etchison Jr. '51
Frank Leslie Etchison Jr. (September 5, 1928 - September 22, 2017)
Frank Leslie Etchison, September 5, 1928-September 22, 2017, was born in Live Oak, Florida to parents Frank Leslie and Kathryn Engle Etchison. When Les was ten years old, he told his Mother that he wanted to go to the United States Naval Academy and become an officer. He continued to hold onto that dream while attending grade school in Charleston, SC before moving to Rocky Mount, NC to attend middle and high school, where he mad.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 25, 2017 1:12:25 PM

Obituary (TX): Keith Wayne Matson '51
Lt. Col. Keith Matson USAF Ret., a former resident of Durant, OK passed away peacefully at his home in Sherman, TX on September 19, 2017. He was 89. Visitation will be held Thursday 5:30-7:00pm September 21, 2017 at Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman. Graveside services will be held Friday 2:00pm September 22, 2017 at West Hill Cemetery in Sherman. Pastor Rick Matson will officiate.
Keith was born March 25, 1928 in Burke, SD., to Hakon and Emma (Egeland) Matson. He was a 1946 graduate of Burke High .... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 25, 2017 12:45:41 PM

Obituary (MA): George Raymond Stecker '53
Mr. George R. Stecker, age 86 years, husband of the late Phyllis M. Stecker, died Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Born in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, son of the late George and Mary Ivy (Ecker) Stecker. Mr. Stecker was retired at the time of his death. George graduated, in 1953, from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. Following graduation, George was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, and earned his Pilot wings at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. He served as a pilo.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 25, 2017 12:34:47 PM

Obituary (FL): William Ballard Barrow Jr. '44
Capt. William Ballard Barrow, Jr., 95 of Pensacola, FL, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. He was born on September 30, 1921 in Louisburg, NC.
After attending Marion Military Institute, Capt. Barrow graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1943 (Class of 1944.) He then joined the "Battleship Navy" serving in World War II Pacific campaigns aboard the USS Washington. From the battleship Navy he moved into aviation via Ottumwa, IA. He received his wings in Corpus Christi, TX. Then follow.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 25, 2017 12:31:01 PM

Obituary (CA): William Thomas Benson '64
William Thomas Benson (October 10, 1940 – September 4, 2017)
William Thomas Benson was born October 10, 1940 in Topeka, Kansas to Emeline and George Benson. Bill lost his life to kidney cancer on September 4, 2017. His devoted wife, Mary, loving daughter and stepsons, Jennifer, John and Jeff were at his side. His diagnosis had come only 8 months prior. Bill fought his battle valiantly. Over the difficult months, his family members and friends held him close in loving prayer. Those prayers.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 25, 2017 11:49:26 AM

Obituary (CA): James Neal Treadwell '68
Lt. Col. James Neal Treadwell (USMC, Ret.) passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 surrounded by love and his family. Jim succumbed, after a fierce and valiant battle, to complications resulting from the recurrence of the brain cancer he originally defeated 13 years ago.
Jim is survived by his beloved wife Victoria, his two loving daughters Samantha (Isaac) and Tasman, sister Lindsay (Chuck) and his three beautiful granddaughters, Sadie, Grace and Hannah. He also leaves true .... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 25, 2017 7:51:42 AM

Obituary (MD): Edward Morgan Paluso '52
Edward Morgan Paluso, 88, of Deep Creek, MD., formerly of Charleroi, died on September 15, 2017. Mr. Paluso was born on August 2, 1929 and was a life-long public servant who served with distinction. He was born and raised in Speers Borough and was a 1947 graduate of Charleroi High School. He attended Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas for one year, before entering the United States Naval Academy in 1948 until his graduation in 1952.
Directly after graduation, Mr. Paluso reported to Navy F.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 18, 2017 2:00:08 PM

Obituary (ME): Mrs. Priscilla (Robert H. McDougal '47)
Priscilla "Pat" McDougal, 90, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, surrounded by family, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.
Pat was born to Jack and Helen Berry, in East Milton, Mass., on May 19, 1927, the youngest of three children and the only girl.
She was a typical Depression child, whose father, a traveling salesman, moved the family every two years or so, following jobs from Massachusetts to Illinois to Indiana and back again. They rarely lived in the same house for more tha.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 18, 2017 10:31:21 AM

Obituary (ME): Armistead Dennett '42
Armistead Dennett, 95, died, surrounded by family, on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, in Kittery, Maine. He was born in Washington, DC, on October 28, 1921, the son of Lt. Cmdr. Ralph E. Dennett USN of Kittery, Maine, and Elizabeth Armistead of Churchland, Virginia. He moved with his family to various duty stations around the U.S., returning to Kittery when his father retired.
At age 16, after attending schools in Kittery and in Portsmouth, N.H., he was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy, gradua.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 18, 2017 10:06:38 AM

Obituary (KY): Mrs. Marcia (Jo Brendel '54)
Marcia Leiss Brendel
Our mother, Marcia, left this earth and joined our father, Jo, on Thursday, September 14, 2017. She was 83 years old.
Marcia was born in Bridgeport, CT, on March 23, 1934; the daughter of Harriett Plumb Leiss and Frederick Joseph Leiss. She was the younger sister of Arthur Plumb Leiss, her beloved older brother.
She grew up in Fairfield, CT., graduating from Roger Ludlowe High School. Thereafter she studied at Centenary University, a junior college in Hackettstown, NJ. Ma.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 18, 2017 9:47:09 AM

Obituary (AZ): Mrs. Joan (Edwin L. McCutcheon '52)
Joan F McCutcheon (May 13, 1934 - September 8, 2017)
Joan Carroll Freiburghouse was born on May 13, 1934 in Honolulu, Hawaii to parents Elizabeth Tierney Carroll and Leonard Fredrick Freiburghouse. The daughter of a naval officer, Joan called many locations home as the family traveled on military assignments. She was an impish youngster who loved sailing and getting into mischief, much to her father's chagrin. Life on the water was engrained in her from an early age.
Joan met Edwin Lage McCutc.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:46:14 AM

Obituary (CA): Robert Donald MacArthur '54
Robert Donald MacArthur, 87, of Chula Vista, passed peacefully on September 2nd while with his family. Bob was the son of Donald MacArthur and Edith (nee) Slocum, and was born in Portland, OR on December 4, 1929. He grew up in Burlingame, CA with one younger brother, Tom. After graduating from high school, with encouragement from his uncle, Bob joined the Navy and was designated as an electronics technician. His aptitude was quickly recognized, and he was selected to attend the Naval Academy, wh.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:37:22 AM

Obituary (MS): Mrs. Barbara (Phil J. Kergosien '53)
Barbara Ellen Ellis Kergosien, age 91, passed peacefully from this life surrounded by family on August 22, 2017. Known affectionately as "Nana K," she was born on August 4, 1926, in Houston, Texas, to Matt and Julia Ellis. She grew up in a strong Catholic family. Barbara (Barb) graduated from St. Agnes Academy, Houston, and took drafting classes at Texas A&M as one of the first women to attend the university due to a shortage of qualified workers during wartime. She worked in the Land Depart.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:29:13 AM

Obituary (FL): Ronnie Lee Ayers '74
RON AYERS • AUGUST 29, 2017
Ronnie Lee Ayers was born on Nov 15, 1951 in Celina, Oh. He was a beloved Husband, Father, Teacher, Officer, and Church member. He is survived by his mother, brother, sister, wife of 41 years, son, daughter, 2 grandchildren, and numerous extended family members. Ron was a wonderful husband and father. Ron married Louise Ayers on January 2, 1976. They were married 41 years and renewed their vows in Hawaii on their 30th anniversary. After adopting her daughter, Ta.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:20:05 AM

Obituary (PA): Mrs. Jeanne (Warren G. Olson '43)
Jeanne B. Olson (July 21, 1923--August 22, 2017)
Jeanne B. Olson died at her Bellefonte home on August 22, 2017. She was born in Bellefonte, the daughter of Roy and Thelma Bloomquist, on July 21, 1923. In 1943, she married Warren Olson of Escanaba, Mich. She is survived by her three daughters, Timmy Everhart, of Bennington, Okla., Emily Olson, and Robin Olson, both also of Bellefonte. She had eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Mrs. Olson was a graduate of Bellefonte High School.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:00:46 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Eileen (John J. Shanley Jr. '56)
Eileen Kenny Shanley, 76, died on Friday, September 8, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Eileen was a loving and devoted wife, a wonderful and caring Mother, a doting and attentive Grandmother, a fabulous friend, Catholic role-model and a happy, beautiful and strong woman. Born on December 5, 1940 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Eileen C. and John J. Kenny, Eileen was a member of Good Shepherd Parish. She graduated from Notre Dame College on Staten Island and a week later she married then Lieute.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:30:59 AM

Obituary (NJ): Jerome William Gottesman '52
Jerome W. 'Jerry' Gottesman New York and New Jersey real estate executive, chairman of Edison Properties Jerome W. "Jerry" Gottesman, 87, died peacefully while in Israel, with his wife Paula and family by his side, on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. A towering figure in the New York and New Jersey real estate community, Mr. Gottesman co-founded Edison Properties, parent company of ParkFast garages and lots, as well as Manhattan Mini Storage, and served as chairman of the company until his death. Jerry w.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 8:39:08 AM

Obituary (VA): Paul Vail Converse '45
Paul Converse (April 6, 1923 ~ September 7, 2017)
Commander Paul Vail Converse, USN (Ret.), died on September 7, 2017 at 09:15. He was 94 years old.
Paul Converse was born on April 6, 1923 of Luella Wiles Converse and attorney Walter Reynolds “Ray” Converse of Palmyra, NY. Upon graduation from Palmyra Classical Union School in June 1940, he enlisted as a seamen apprentice in the U.S. Naval Reserve and was discharged upon receiving an appointment as Midshipman, USNA, by the Secretar.... Click here to Read more

Monday, September 11, 2017 7:16:49 PM

Obituary (CT): Joseph Edward Biron Sr. '51
Joseph Edward Biron, Sr., 88, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend, passed peacefully on September 6, 2017. He was born October 10, 1928 in Hartford, CT to the late Ernest and Eva (Tessier) Biron. He attended Bulkeley High School, class of '46, and went on to study at the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating with a degree in Marine Engineering in 1951. Joe began his career as forward naval artillery observer during the Korean Conflict. After serving aboard a variety of n.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 11, 2017 6:41:35 PM

Obituary (NY): Laurens Dorsey '48
Laurens Dorsey, 92, passed away peacefully on September 4, 2017. Born in Lexington, KY, and raised in Rome, GA, he was a retired US Navy Commander (28 Years) and US Naval Academy Graduate. His career was served both at sea and ashore, he was stationed in Hawaii with CINCPAC Fleet, helped commission the USS Norfolk, he served on the USS H.J. Thomas and the USSS Wadleigh; sailing to many ports around the world. Laurens served a year in Vietnam as Chief of Navy Seals after which he worked on the Jo.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 11, 2017 6:31:13 PM

Obituary (IL): Harold Lawrence Regger '58
Cdr. Harold Lawrence Reeger, USNR (Ret.), 81, passed away on Wednesday August 23rd surrounded by family. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Janice (nee Speck) and his children, Stacy (Scott) Messner, Christopher (Sheila) Reeger, Susan LaTour and Sharon (Tony) Joseph. He will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren, Mark (Laura) Messner, Craig Messner, Margaret and Elizabeth Reeger, Dominic, Luc and Alec LaTour, Kaitlyn and Ryan Joseph and great-grandchild, Zillah. He is al.... Click here to Read more
Monday, September 11, 2017 2:22:37 PM

Obituary (WA): Mrs. Ann (Charles E. Wood '42)
Community and civil rights activists Charles Edwards Wood, 97, died December 28, 2016, and Ann Rayner Wood, 98 died July 19, 2017, both peacefully at home surrounded by family.
Charles was born in Carney's Point, New Jersey. Ann was born in London, England.
Ann received a BA from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1940, and a Bachelor of Library Science from the University of Denver in 1941. Charles graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1941.
They met when Charles was stationed at the G.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:37:54 PM

Obituary (NY): Elizabeth Ann (Stein) Whitehouse '80
Elizabeth Ann Whitehouse (June 13, 1958 – August 24, 2017)
Beth Whitehouse, 59, resident of North Rose, NY passed away in the early hours of August 24th after a brave battle with cancer. She is survived by her children, Shannon Whitehouse-Klocko (and Scott Klocko), Tommy Whitehouse, and Katie Whitehouse; her grandchildren: Katie, Ben, Ali, and Charlie, her sister and brother in law, Susie and Dale Farmer and niece and nephew, Brian Farmer and Lauren Brannon and their families, her best fr.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:25:24 PM

Obituary (SC): Richard John Laulor '52
Richard John Laulor passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. He was born on April 16, 1927 in Phoenixville, PA to William Laulor and Mary Laulor. Richard attended Phoenixville High School where he was on the National Honor Society and received the Reeves Award in his senior year. He lettered in football, basketball, and track & field. He entered the U.S. navy in April 1945, attended recruit training in Sampson, NY for 10 weeks, left San Diego, CA in June aboard a troopship in a convoy whic.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:04:08 PM

Obituary (FL): Vincent Paul Conroy '71
VINCENT PAUL CONROY (1949-2017)
Vincent Conroy, 68, passed in his sleep on August 22, 2017 in Woodville, Florida, surrounded by the beauty of the St. Marks River and its wildlife that he held dear.
Above all he loved his family in Georgia - his precious sons, Cecil Vincent, Evan Edward, Collin Ross, USMC 2002-2006 and Collin's wife Caitlin and their son and Vincent's first grandchild Theodore Ronald; their dear mother and Vincent's former wife Vicky Howard, and his siblings, Helen Conroy Del G.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 7, 2017 3:28:44 PM

Obituary (PA): Ronald Michael Del Duca Sr. '57
Capt. Ronald M. Del Duca Sr. (November 30, 1933 ~ September 3, 2017)
Ronald Michael Del Duca Sr., formerly of Virginia Beach, Va., died on Sept. 3, 2017. Ron was born on Nov. 30, 1933, in Glassmere, Pa. On June 15, 1957, Ron married Joann Tocco, and the couple remained married until Joann's death on July 12, 2012. Ron graduated from New Kensington High School in 1951, Wyoming Seminary Preparatory School in Kingston, Pa. in 1953, and entered as a plebe at the United States Naval Academy later th.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:17:25 PM

Obituary (PA): Douglas Earl Cosgrove '72
Mr. Douglas E. Cosgrove, 67, of Park Gate, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at the UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Mr. Cosgrove was born on April 23, 1950, in Battle Creek, Michigan, to Gale and Lola Riezer Cosgrove. He graduated from Big Rapids High School and the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., in 1972. Doug then served with the U.S. Navy with the rank of Lieutenant for five years and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Combat Action Ribbon, .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:09:57 PM

Obituary (TX): Charles Franklin Bennett '53
Charles Franklin Bennett, 88, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at The White Room, 2227 W. Park Row Dr., Ste. H, Pantego, 76013. Burial: Private. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Melanoma Research Foundation Charles was born in Doddsville, Miss., on December 11, 1928. After high school and becoming an Eagle Scout in West Memphis, Ark., he attended Mississippi College before accepting an appointment to .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:01:31 PM

Obituary (FL): Harold Hayne Hester '52
Colonel Harold H. Hester, USAF, Ret. (July 01, 1929 - August 26, 2017)
U.S. Veteran--Colonel Harold H. Hester, USAF, Ret., passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Colonel Hester was born July 1, 1929 in Magee, MS to the late Aubrey A. Hester and Roxie Ann Mangum.
Hal enlisted in the US Airforce in 1947 and was appointed to the US Naval Academy, where he graduated in 1952. Hal reentered the US Airforce accepting commission to fly single engine jet fighter aircraft, .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, September 7, 2017 12:48:50 PM

Obituary (NY): Donald DeFrance Welt '47
Mr. Donald DeFrance Welt, dearly beloved father, grandfather, mentor and friend passed peacefully on August 31, 2017 at age 94. Don was born in Iowa City, Iowa. He attended the State University of Iowa and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the class of 1947 and served aboard the USS Davison and the USS Bass prior to assignment to the staff of the Commander, Naval Forces Western Pacific. A shore duty assignment in 1948 took him to Washington, DC where he met and fell in love with his fut.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 8:23:42 PM

Obituary (VA): Frank Marshall Adamson Jr. '59
Frank M. Adamson, Jr. (Age 80) On Thursday, August 24, 2017, at home with family in Arlington, VA, from pneumonia complications due to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). Born August 13, 1937, in San Diego, son of Rear Adm. Frank M. and Noemie Webre Adamson, he happily celebrated his 80th with family and friends. Adored husband of Lynda G. Adamson for 45 ½ years. Beloved father of John (Janet), Bob (Andrea), Frank III (Carlee), and Greg Adamson. Loving grandfather of Alyssa, Max, Webre,.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 8:15:43 PM

Obituary (VA): James Patrick Mehl '51
Captain James Patrick Mehl USN (Ret) passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Captain Mehl was born on February 26, 1929 in Brooklyn, N.Y. and attended St. Francis Preparatory High School. He was appointed from N.Y. and entered the Naval Academy in 1947. Graduating with the Class of 1951, his first assignment was to the USS Salem (CA 39). Captain Mehl attended Flight Training and was designated a Naval Aviator in 1953. He was assigned to Fighter Squadron 153, deploying in the Yorktown and Wasp i.... Click here to Read more
Friday, September 1, 2017 10:28:37 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. "Pat" (Charles E. Kenney '55)
Marie "Pat" Kenney (August 29, 1929 - August 14, 2017)
Rancho Bernardo—Marie "Pat" Kenney passed away on Monday August 14, 2017 in her home, with loving family members by her side. She was born on August 29, 1929 in Altona, NY to Henry and Ann Kelly. She graduated from Olean High School in Olean, NY in 1947, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from the College of New Rochelle in 1951. Pat, as everyone called her, started a career working for General Electric as an engine.... Click here to Read more

Friday, September 1, 2017 10:24:32 AM

Obituary (UT): Herbert Warren Maw '47
HERBERT WARREN MAW (Nov. 25, 1922 ~ Aug. 26, 2017)
On Saturday, August 26, 2017, Herbert Warren Maw returned to heaven after almost 95 years of a great life on Earth. Born November 25, 1922, to Herbert Brown Maw and Florence Beuhler in Salt Lake City, he was the oldest of 4 children. At the time of his passing, his loving family surrounded him, including his sweetheart of 65 years, Joan Gerber Maw, whom he married in the Salt Lake Temple, and their children, Katherine (Craig, deceased), Richard.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 11:06:04 AM

Obituary (CT): Glenn Neal Arthur Jr. '55
Glenn Neal Arthur Jr. (May 22, 1932 - August 26, 2017)
After an incredible 85-year journey, Glenn Neal Arthur, Jr., passed away at home in Gales Ferry with his loving and beloved wife, Barbara Griffith Arthur by his side, on August 26, 2017. He was born on May 22, 1932, in Washington, PA, to Glenn and Freda Chivers Arthur. Growing up in rural Pennsylvania, Glenn, who went by “Punky” in the halls of Chartiers-Houston Township High School, was a star football, basketball, and baseball.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 10:42:12 AM

Obituary (FL): Thomas Wester Smith '47
Thomas Wester Smith, 92 of Fort Myers, FL died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 in American House, Bonita Springs, FL. He was born on November 28, 1924 in Paris, TN a son of the late H.L. Smith and Amanda Maude Wyman Smith.
Tom grew up in Paducah, KY, where he went to Tilghman High School and graduated in 1942. Shortly after, he was accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1947 that graduated in 1946 because of the war. Tom later then attended M.I.T. and graduated in 1951 with a degree in Electr.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 6:55:45 AM

Obituary (SC): Chester Benny Cole '63
Chester B. Cole (September 9, 1941 - August 27, 2017)
Chester Benny Cole, 75, of Greenville, SC, passed away on Sunday August 27, 2017. Born in Moweaqua, IL on September 9, 1941, he was the son of the late Cecil E. Cole and Mable B. Miller and the husband of Susan R. Cole. Ben graduated Douglas MacArthur High School in Decatur, IL in 1959. He earned his Bachelor's degree from the United States Naval Academy in 1963, and graduated Harvard Business School with an MBA in finance in 1973.
He serve.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 6:48:29 AM

Obituary (CA): Douglas Long Lowrance '57
Douglas Long Lowrance (December 1, 1935 - July 8, 2017)
Commander Douglas L. Lowrance, USN (Ret.), passed away on 8 July 2017 while vacationing with his wife, Susan, in Asheville, NC."Doug" was born in the Philippines on 1 December 1935 to Vice Admiral Vernon Lowrance and Mrs. Claire (Dowden) Lowrance. He graduated from Maury High School in Norfolk (1953) and the U.S Naval Academy (1957). Doug also earned an MBA from National University in San Diego (1983).During his 26-year Navy career, Doug's.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 28, 2017 7:05:09 AM

Obituary (CA): William Raudenbush Lutz '54
William Raudenbush Lutz was born on February 18, 1931 in Reading, Pennsylvania and first moved to Redlands in 1962. He entered into rest on June 12, 2017 in Escondido, California. He is survived by his wife Mary Lou Lutz, his sons Tom and Bill, and grandchildren Hannah and Jonathon. Celebration of life service will be held on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 1:45pm at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California. Final resting place will be Riverside National Cemetery.
ETERNAL HILLS MEMORIAL PAR.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 28, 2017 6:21:34 AM

Obituary (MA): Harry Frederick Sweitzer Jr. '49
Harry Frederick "Skip" Sweitzer Jr. Of Wayland, MA and Christmas Cove, ME died peacefully at age 90 on August 3, 2017. He was born in Syracuse, New York to the late Harry Frederick Sweitzer and Ruth Elizabeth (Waterman) Sweitzer. Skip was the beloved and loving husband for 64 years of the late Elizabeth "Betty" Sweitzer, who died on April 2, 2015. He was the beloved father of son H. Frederick Sweitzer, III and his wife Martha Sandefer of West Suffield, CT, and of daughter Sarah Elizabeth "Sally".... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 28, 2017 6:11:38 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Frances (William A. Racette '43)
Long time Coronado resident Frances Church Racette, 94, passed away peacefully on 10 July 2017.
Fran was born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1923, where she lived until she met and married then Lieutenant William A Racette in 1950.
Throughout her life she enjoyed cooking, hosting parties, playing bridge and was an avid sports fan. After Bill’s Navy retirement, they returned to Coronado in 1973 and embarked on a life of small business ownership, extensive travel, and far-reaching civic participa.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 28, 2017 5:42:52 AM

Obituary (MN): James Andrew Seabloom '54
James Andrew Seabloom (December 21, 1930 - August 21, 2017)
Age 86 of St Paul MN Passed peacefully on August 21st to be with the Lord.
Born December 21st 1930. Oldest of three boys. Graduated Cretin '48, United States Naval Academy '54. Honeywell '86 Retired. Gracious and kind to his family and friends. Loved by all and will be deeply missed.
Proceeded in death by his loving wife Colleen of 35 Years. He will be deeply missed by his children. Kathy (Bill) Wallace, Jack, Jim (Monica), Thomas (C.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 6:10:15 AM

Obituary (MD): Michael Fred Martino '70
Michael Martino
Retired United States Navy Reserve Commander, Michael F. Martino, 69, of Severna Park, Md., born February 20, 1948 in Belleville, Ill., passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 in Severna Park, Md.
Michael graduated from Althoff Catholic High School, United States Naval Academy Graduate and even got his Master of Science at Princeton and West Florida.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Martino and stepbrother, Gary Wild.
Surviving Michael are his sisters Monica, Marna a.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 5:59:24 AM

Obituary (CA): Richard Brinsley Sheridan '50
Richard B. "Dick" Sheridan US Marine Colonel, great-grandfather, volunteer, man of faith
Richard B. "Dick" Sheridan died on the Fourth of July as the bands were parading down Harrison Avenue past Claremont Manor, where he had lived for the past seven years. He was 90.Mr. Sheridan was born June 12, 1927 in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Mahlon and Esther Brown Sheridan, one of three children. He was an Eagle Scout when he graduated from Walnut Hills High School in 1944, finishing early in order to enlist .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 5:38:25 AM

Obituary (FL): Fred Henry Freckmann '59
Fred Henry Freckmann (1937-2017)
Fred Freckmann, 80, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017, now enjoying his new body and new mind. Fred was born and raised in Chicago, attended the U. S. Naval Academy in 1959 and retired from the Navy in 1982 serving 25 years flying aircrafts. He was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medals and Gold Stars for his performance in the Vietnam War.
Fred then pursued his search for Wisdom and Philosophy. He earned his Master's Degree and taught at .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 11:02:53 AM

Obituary (MD): Thomas Peter Cann '55
Captain Thomas Peter Cann USN (Ret), a 29 year veteran of the US Navy, died August 12 of blood cancer while at home in Crownsville, MD. He was a long time resident of Crofton, Md. and a member of the famed "Friday Night Group." Tom served on active duty for twenty-nine years: fourteen years flying attack aircraft and fifteen years as an Aviation Maintenance Duty Officer. Tours in attack aircraft included time on CTF-77 Staff on Yankee Station in the Gulf of Tonkin off Vietnam as Assistant Air Op.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:59:21 AM

Obituary (VA): Joseph Patrick Hillock Jr. '51
JOSEPH P. HILLOCK, JR. (Age 89)
Passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in Fairfax, VA, after a stroke. Born in Allentown, PA on January 1, 1928 to Joseph and Anna (Yock) Hillock, he was a 1945 graduate of Maryland Park HS in Capitol Heights, MD. He graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1951 with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and was commissioned as an officer in the U. S. Air Force.
During his early Air Force career he served as a pilot and staff engineer, and earned his master's de.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:53:40 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Phyllis (Paul B. Grozen '55)
Phyllis D. Grozen (November 5, 1932 - July 30, 2017)
Phyllis passed away on July 30 after a brief battle with lung cancer. She was born November 5, 1932 in Annapolis, MD, and graduated from the University of Maryland in 1954 with a degree in Journalism. Her first employments were in that field, working for the Annapolis Evening Capital and as Food Editor of the Baltimore Sun. Phyllis met husband Paul while he was a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy. They dated for three years and married in .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:47:10 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Susan (Kevin J. Reardon '68)
Susan Theresa Malisek Reardon
Beloved wife of Captain Kevin J. Reardon, USN (Ret.) passed into the hands of God on August 14, 2017. She graduated from Trinity College Washington in 1968 and married the love of her life in February 1969. Together, they went wherever the Navy Submarine Force needed them from coast to coast for 26 years. She was the totally devoted and immensely proud mother of Commander Brian Philip Reardon, USN and Meghan Kelley Reardon Smith, both graduates of the U.S. Naval Ac.... Click here to Read more

Friday, August 18, 2017 8:44:55 AM

Obituary (MD): Ewing Raiford McDonald Jr. '49
USN Ret. Captain Ewing Raiford "Mickey" McDonald Jr. (August 17, 1925 - August 16, 2017)
Captain Ewing Raiford "Mickey" McDonald, Jr, USN, Ret. set sail on his final voyage August 16th, 2017. His family celebrated his 92nd birthday the next day. On the pier, waving "Cheerio" for the last time was his beloved wife, Madelon, the woman who held his eye for nearly seventy years. Mickey arrived in Annapolis as V-J Day was celebrated in August 1945. He had come north with an appointment from his Shre.... Click here to Read more

Friday, August 18, 2017 8:16:36 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Margaret (Robert C. Blount '45)
Margaret Welsh Blount passed away on July 12, 2017. She was 93. Her husband of 71 years, Robert Chaffee Blount, pre-deceased her on May 17, 2017. Both Bob and Peggy lived at Blakehurst Retirement in Towson, Maryland. Peggy Blount is survived by her son James Blount; daughter Jessica Pitt and husband William; and son William Blount and wife Nancy; plus four grandchildren: Ariel Chubb, Emily Chubb, Lauren Ross, and Justin Blount. Peggy Blount was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, October 28, 19.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 17, 2017 7:07:30 AM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Sheila (William G. Sawyer '48)
SHEILA BURNELL SAWYER, passed in the loving arms of her family on August 8, 2017 after a long, valiant battle with Parkinson's Disease. Sheila was born in Torrington, Connecticut on March 11, 1931. She graduated as valedictorian and head cheerleader at Torrington High School in 1948. In 1952, while attending Connecticut College with a triple major in music, math and political science, she met the recent U.S. Naval Academy graduate Lieutenant William "Pete" Sawyer at the New London Naval Base. Th.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:57:38 AM

Obituary (TX): Arthur John Vangeli '86
Arthur (Art) J. Vangeli of Cedar Park, Texas, passed away on July 31, 2017, at the age of 53 after a 3-year battle with cancer. He was born on November 7, 1963 and grew up in Cortland, NY, to parents Estella and Bruno Vangeli. Art graduated from Cortland High School in 1982 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He went on to serve during the Gulf War era on aircraft carriers such as the U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S.S. Wasp, U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln an.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:32:40 AM

Obituary (CO): Chris George Rallis '50
Judge Chris Rallis peacefully fell asleep in the Lord on August 12, 2017 in his home surrounded by his adoring family. Born October 31, 1927 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to George and Georgia Rallis, he was one of nine children, and is preceded in death by his beloved parents, his cherished in-law's Elene and Tom Kotsines, his brother's, Nestor and Dean, his sisters Dena, Mary, Rea, Helen and his nephew Chris. He is survived by the love of his life and wife of 61 years, Thalia, his brother Lee R.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:42:11 AM

Obituary (SC): Mrs. Karen (Franklin S. Bryant '66)
Karen Moonly Bryant, 73, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Capt. Franklin Simons Bryant, USN (Ret.) died Sunday, August 6, 2017. Her funeral service will be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 in St. Andrews Church Mount Pleasant, 440 Whilden Street at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL. Karen was born December 1, 1943 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Charles Wesley Moonly and the late Jane Buchanan Moonly. She graduated from the University o.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 14, 2017 12:49:44 PM

Obituary (SC): Mrs. Chispah (James M. Ivey Jr. '48)
Chispah Freeman Ivey (September 22, 1925-August 3, 2017) died peacefully at home in Greenville, SC at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, James M. Ivey, Jr., her son-in-law, Darrel C. Leonard, and grand-daughter Sarah Ivey Job.
Chispah was one of eight children born to Homer and Onie Freeman in Liberty, SC and she lived a life as unique as her name. She is survived by twin brothers, Marion (Linda) Freeman and Morris (Margaret) Freeman. Chip, as she was warmly nickna.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 14, 2017 12:39:12 PM

Obituary (FL): Michael Henry Hapeman '83
Michael Henry Hapeman (February 1, 1958 - August 11, 2017)
Michael Henry Hapeman, age 59 of Winter Springs, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. He was born February 1, 1958 in Seattle, Washington. He is survived by his Son, James Hapeman (Fiancée, Heather Lazarus); daughter, Tory Hapeman; granddaughter, Aubree Rockwell; former wife, Bonnie Zeller and friend, Christine Steffen. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 10-11 AM at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 14, 2017 9:11:50 AM

Obituary (UT): Keith H. Dibble '50
Keith H. Dibble (Feb. 4, 1927 ~ Aug. 7, 2017)
"Everything's under control" were Keith's last words. He passed away on his own terms in his home with loved ones. With determination and commitment Keith lived independently with Alzheimer's. He maintained a positive demeanor and attitude, always cooperative and appreciative of the people with whom he made contact. Never a word of criticism about anyone or a complaint about his situation or circumstance.
Keith H. Dibble was an inspiration to us al.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 14, 2017 9:01:43 AM

Obituary (FL): Charles Lawrence Greenwood '50
Charles L. "Chuck" Greenwood, Navy Chaplain, passed peacefully from brain cancer on August 5, 2017. A Naval Academy graduate, class of 1950, Chuck earned his wings in October 1951 and flew Corsairs and Cougars. He left the military, went to seminary, and returned as a Chaplain to the Navy, where he served on the USS Canberra, USS Enterprise, and with the Marines in Okinawa. He returned to the USNA twice as a Junior Chaplain and once as Senior Chaplain. After retiring he became Senior Pastor at P.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 14, 2017 7:43:36 AM

Obituary (MA): Saul Hamilton Auslander '46
Saul Hamilton Auslander of New York City and Ashland, MA died August 6, 2017 at 95. Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and served in WWII and Korean War. Received MBA from NYU and a stockbroker in New York City. In 1984, became professor of Accounting and Finance at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts. Survived by his wife Lee; daughters: Amy (Jack), Wendy (Susan); sister: Lee Moral; stepchildren: Chris (Bogusia), Tim (Brenda), Peter, Norman (Inga), Sarah (Jack); grandchil.... Click here to Read more
Monday, August 14, 2017 7:26:09 AM

Obituary (CA): Francis Clephen Taylor '50
Francis C. Taylor (July 11, 1926 - July 31, 2017)
Francis C. Taylor, CDR USN (Ret) entered heavenly rest quietly on July 31st at Scripps Mercy Hospital due to medical complications from recent surgery. Born on the 11th of July, 1926 in Baltimore, MD. His father and grandfather were Naval Officers and Frank followed the family tradition, entering the Naval Academy in 1946. After graduation in 1950, he served 26 years through the Korean and Vietnam wars, reaching the rank of Commander and also se.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 14, 2017 7:11:17 AM

Obituary (NJ): Mrs. Mary Ellen (John Gaffigan '48)
Mary Ellen Gaffigan (June 20, 1929 - July 31, 2017)
Mary Ellen Gaffigan passed away peacefully on July 31, 2017. She had been blessed these past 10 years to reside with her Daughter, Son-in-Law and two grandchildren along with her husband on Lower Aetna Lake in Medford Lakes, New Jersey. She and her husband's prior homes were in Cherry Hill and Ocean City, New Jersey.
Mary Ellen was born June 20, 1929 in Detroit Michigan. She graduated from Georgetown visitation in 1951. She then worked for th.... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 14, 2017 7:02:58 AM

Obituary (WA): Mrs. Marcia (Kurt M. Trautman '67)
Marcia Goodman Trautman (Aug. 13, 1946--Aug. 5, 2017)
Marcia Trautman, 70, passed away peacefully on Aug. 5, 2017 after battling pancreatic cancer. She was born and raised in Mystic, Connecticut to Alfred and Robertha Goodman and attended college at the University of Connecticut.
Marty married Kurt Trautman in August 1969, breaking a vow that she would never marry someone in the military. She steadfastly supported Kurt in his Navy career, which took them to Idaho, Connecticut, South Carolina, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, August 14, 2017 6:34:15 AM

Obituary (VA): James Schieferly Egan '63
James Schieferly Egan
Specialist in systems analysis and management and entrepreneur in varied fields, champion amateur golfer with role in annual FDU alumni tournament
James Schieferly Egan, formerly of Verona, N.J., died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in McLean, Va. James was born Feb. 28, 1940, in Montclair, N.J. He attended Verona High School from 1954 to 1958, where he served as captain of the golf team, and played on the VHS New Jersey State champion soccer team. While attending Duke University.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 10, 2017 9:57:01 AM

Obituary (VA): John Lewis Smeltzer Jr. '51
John Lewis Smeltzer, Jr., 89, passed away on the morning of August 3, 2017 in the company of his beloved family. He was born on January 13, 1928 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was raised by his mother, Frances Ward Smeltzer, and her extended family in Fairmont, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. where John graduated from Central High School. John joined the Merchant Marine upon graduation and went to sea while awaiting his appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Upon graduation from Annapolis .... Click here to Read more
Sunday, August 6, 2017 9:24:28 PM

Obituary (TN): Mrs. Patricia (Alan N. Davidson '47)
Patricia Shillings Davidson, after a long and wonderfully happy life, died on Thursday, August 3rd in her Memphis home. She was the daughter of Alger and Hildor Nustad Shillings and grew up in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She was a graduate of Ward-Belmont in Nashville and the University of Wisconsin in Madison. In 1949 she married Alan Davidson, a Naval Academy graduate and submariner. They and their growing family made homes in New London, CT; Norfolk, VA; Annapolis, MD; and Ames, Iowa. After Cdr. Da.... Click here to Read more
Sunday, August 6, 2017 5:27:36 PM

Obituary (SC): Mrs. Mary (Richard E. Fuller '46)
Mary Ellen Lyons Fuller, 92, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, died August 3, 2017.
A memorial service and celebration of her life will be held Monday, August 7, 2017, at River Hills Community Church in Lake Wylie, South Carolina, at 11 a.m.
Mary was born January 17, 1925, to her beloved late parents, Mae Bullinger Lyons and V. Ormsby Lyons, in Petersburg, Michigan. When Mary was in the eighth grade, her family moved from Michigan to Pleasant Lake, Indiana.
A 1943 graduate of Pleasant Lake High S.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, August 6, 2017 4:37:22 PM

Obituary (NH): Thomas Michael Waechter '75
Thomas M. Waechter, 64, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 6, 2017 while hiking on the High Cannon Trail in Lincoln, NH. Born on June 18, 1953 in St. Petersburg, FL, he was the son of Richard and Velma (O'Neil) Waechter. He was a graduate of St. Petersburg Catholic High School and was a 1975 graduate of The US Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. On June 6, 1975 he married Ann-Marie Rosenqvist. After his naval career, he was employed at the Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant, rising to the posi.... Click here to Read more
Friday, August 4, 2017 3:20:18 PM

Obituary (VA): George Straley Tate Jr. '47
George Straley Tate, Jr., 92, of Salem, peacefully passed away at home on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. George was born December 4, 1924, in Norton, Va., the only child of George and Sallie Tate. He was raised in the coalfields of Southwest Virginia. He graduated from Norton High School and the United States Naval Academy. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he graduated from the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) Dental School. He practiced dentistry for 12 years in Salem before completing a graduate prog.... Click here to Read more
Friday, August 4, 2017 3:11:08 PM

Obituary (NC): Edward Newton Mann Jr. '56
Edward (Eddie) Newton Mann, Jr. died peacefully at his home on Saturday, July 15th after an illness and several weeks on hospice care. Eddie was born on February 12, 1932 in Carrboro, NC to Edward and Bessie Mann. He married his high school sweetheart, Jean Stanford, in 1956. Eddie is a classic example of a "local boy makes good." He excelled in academics and sports at Chapel Hill High School and then completed a business degree at UNC-Chapel Hill. He attended West Point and US Naval Academy and.... Click here to Read more
Friday, August 4, 2017 2:54:43 PM

Obituary (OH): George Kerlek Jr. '73
Maj. George Kerlek, Jr., 66 of New Middletown, Ohio, died peacefully on July 8, 2017. He was born September 16, 1950, in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of the late Juley (Pitzo) and George Kerlek, Sr. He graduated from Struthers High School in 1968 and attended Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana and the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, graduating in 1973. He was a pitcher for the Navy baseball team and was a team captain during his senior year. During his playing career, he beat Arm.... Click here to Read more
Friday, August 4, 2017 2:44:53 PM

Obituary (IN): Leroy Bramlett '78
Services for Leroy Bramlett will be Saturday July 29, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cuba, Ala. with Pastor Perry McNeal officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Bramlett, 60, of Indianapolis, IN, died July 17, 2017 in Indianapolis. There will be no visitation.

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Thursday, August 3, 2017 9:42:23 PM

Obituary (FL): Thomas Joseph Burke '57
On July 7, 2017 Thomas Joseph Burke passed to eternal life surrounded by his loving family and holding the hand of his wife of 60 years. A resident of Ft. Pierce, FL, Tom lived 83 full, wonderful years.
Born on Staten Island, New York, Tom attended Manhattan College and served in the Naval Reserve prior to receiving an appointment to the US Naval Academy. He graduated with the class of 1957 as a member of the 3rd Company.
He served aboard the Essex before attending submarine school and served .... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 3, 2017 7:47:58 PM

Obituary (FL): John Duane Balent '57
John Duane Balent, age 82, of Winter Springs, Fla., passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017. He was born Nov. 17, 1934 in Monroe, Mich. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Tracy Balent, Kathryn Rohe (Christopher), Carrie Balent (Heather), Elizabeth Vogel (Robert); son, Trent Balent (Coleen); brother, William Balent (Cathy); sister-in-law, Marianne Balent; eight grandchildren, Jonathan, Amanda, Clayton, Kellie, Nyah, Austin, Currier, and Rya; several nieces and nephews; dog, Poo Bear and p.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, August 3, 2017 7:35:49 PM

Obituary (IL): Mrs. Mary Ann (Robert L. Lee Jr. '48)
Mary Ann Lee, 90, of Sterling, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Mary Ann was born Jan. 27, 1927, in Camden, New Jersey, the daughter of Charles W. and Jean (Allen) Dearborn. She married Robert “Bob” Lee on Aug. 28, 1949, at the Navy Chapel in San Diego. He preceded her in death on Dec. 4, 2007. She was a homemaker and had also worked at various businesses as a secretary. Mary Ann enjoyed shopping, reading, doing puzzles, and loved Big Band Era da.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 3, 2017 7:00:31 PM

Obituary (GA): John Henry Lersch Jr. '74
John Henry Lersch Jr. (December 31, 1951 - June 23, 2017)
A Celebration of Life for John H. Lersch, Jr. will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 1, 2017 at H.M. Patterson & Son Funeral Directors 1157 Old Canton Rd. Marietta, GA 30068. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations made in John's memory to a charity of one's choice.
H.M. PATTERSON & SON-CANTON HILL CHAPEL 1157 OLD CANTON ROAD NE MARIETTA, GA 30068 770-977-9485

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Thursday, August 3, 2017 5:37:11 PM

Obituary (IN): Robert Joe Walters '74
Robert Joe Walters (September 17, 1952 ~ July 31, 2017)
The Reverend Dr. Robert (Bob) Walters, age 64, passed away unexpectedly July 31, 2017 in Plainfield, Indiana. A devoted husband and father, former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, and retired United Methodist pastor and missiologist, Bob Walters dedicated his life to serving others. From his birth to his death he nourished people around him with love, faith and humor. Bob was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 17, 1952 to Robert and Thelm.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 3, 2017 7:53:56 AM

Obituary (CA): Tomas Graham Henderson '59
Tomas G. Henderson (May 14, 1935 - July 19, 2017)
LCDR Tomas G. Henderson (Ret.), 82, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 with his wife Lois at his side. Tom was born May 14, 1935 in Eureka, CA to the late Graham and Dean Henderson. He graduated from Eureka High School and went on to graduate from the United States Naval Academy, Ninth Company in June of 1959. Following graduation, Tom married Lois Ann Morrow, his wife of 57 years. Tom went on to graduate from the United States Naval Post Grad.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, August 3, 2017 5:29:36 AM

Obituary (ID): Edward Dale Harness '95
Edward (Eddie) Dale Harness DVM passed away unexpectedly at his home in Jerome, Idaho on July 27, 2017 at the age of 44. He was born in Gary, Indiana January 27, 1973 to F. Irene (Johnson) and A. Lee Harness. In 1978 his family moved to Corral, Idaho where Eddie remained until completing high school and receiving his appointment to the U.S Naval Academy. He later attended the University of Idaho followed by graduate school at Washington State University where he received his Doctor of Veterinary.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:36:43 AM

Obituary (MD): Raymond Albert Dudderar '68
Raymond "Chip" Albert Dudderar, Jr., of California, Maryland, recently died. He is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Linda Jane Dudderar (nee Nertney). Born in Chestertown, Maryland on November, 12, 1946, to R.A. "Al" Dudderar and Frances "Babe" Harris Dudderar Brandt, Chip spent most of his youth in Salisbury, Maryland, where he graduated from Wicomico High School in 1964 and participated in numerous sports—football, wrestling, baseball, and swimming.
In 1968, he graduated from t.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:19:10 AM

Obituary (OH): Kevin Wayne McGuire '82
Kevin W. McGuire, of Westerville, OH, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017. Kevin was born in Chaffee, Missouri, and was a 1978 graduate of Chaffee High School and a 1982 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he earned a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He served in the Submarine Force aboard the USS Pollack and the USS Woodrow Wilson and earned a Master's Degree in Engineering Management from the Catholic University of America. After separating from the Navy, Kevin's career eventual.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 8:56:44 AM

Obituary (VA): George Oscar Selz '53
George Oscar Selz, 86, of Leesburg passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Mr. Selz was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1953 with honors. After leaving the Navy he pursued a successful career as a electrical engineer specializing in satellite communications. Upon retirement, he enjoyed spending time with family and traveling. Survivors include his children, Mark (Karen), Kathleen Knipprath, James (Sue), Clare Roulet (Michael) and Jo.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 8:52:14 AM

Obituary (NC): Bruce John Spaulding '68
Bruce Spaulding, age 73, of Raleigh, North Carolina died on July 25, 2017 from complications following a heart attack.
Bruce was born in Ithaca, New York to the late John Francis and Doris Marie Buchanan Spaulding.
His family was the greatest love of his life.
He was proud of his career in the U.S. Navy, and enjoyed volunteering at his grandchildren’s school. He loved to read and often got lost in his books.
Bruce graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1968. He later attende.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 2:50:46 PM

Obituary (NC): Frank Wendell Saunders '46
Frank Wendell Saunders, 94, died peacefully July 13, 2017, at The Service League of Greenville Hospice Home after a short illness. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:30 PM Sunday, July 16 at Cypress Glen Retirement Community with an ice cream social immediately thereafter. Born September 27th, 1922, the son of the late Charles Lawrence Saunders and Mary Frances Durham, "Wendell" grew up in Reidsville, NC, a small, rural North Carolina town. As a young lad, he enjoyed playing on his Uncle'.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 31, 2017 10:23:33 AM

Obituary (AR): Albert Holly Rusher '47
Albert Holly Rusher, 94, peacefully passed into eternity to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 12, 2017. He was born in Brinkley, Arkansas, on August 3, 1922 and graduated from Brinkley High School in 1940. He attended the University of Arkansas for 2 years before receiving an appointment to the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. After graduation from the Academy, he served aboard the USS Missouri for 3 years in various parts of the world. He remained in the Naval Reserve for.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 31, 2017 10:14:20 AM

Obituary (MN): Mrs. Kathleen (Vernon D. Rose Jr. '47)
Kathleen E. 'Kak' Rose, age 94, of Wayzata, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2017. Born May 29, 1923 to Irving and Lorraine English. Preceded in death by husband of 59 years, Vernon Rose, Jr., USN (Ret) and siblings, Edie, Charlie and Sonny. Survived by children, Vernon Rose, III (Paula), Dee Gruning (Jim) and John Rose (Cindy), four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Kak graduated from West High School in Minneapolis, attended the U of M (Gamma Phi Beta), and was a stewardess for Nor.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 31, 2017 10:05:48 AM

Obituary (VA): William Stamps Howard III '58
Captain William Stamps Howard III, USN (Ret), 81, passed away peacefully July 7, 2017, after a lengthy Battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Stamps and his wife of 54 years, Patricia, moved to Newport News, Va. in 2014 after living in Buford, Ga. for 11 years. Prior to that, they lived in Fairfax, Va. for over 30 years. Stamps was born April 22, 1936 in San Diego, Ca. and spent most of his childhood in the small town of Tarboro, NC. He attended Woodberry Forest Prep School, and then received a preside.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 31, 2017 9:42:36 AM

Obituary (FL): Walter Whitaker Honour '44
Captain Walter Whitaker Honour USN (retired) Captain Walter W Honour USN made final takeoff October 31, 2010. Born August 4, 1920, Orange NJ, son of Stanley/Carla Honour, he attended school in Waterford, NY, graduated 1937 from East Orange HS. Walt studied at Newark College of Engineering, enlisted in Marine Corps, rose to corporal before accepting 1940 appointment to Naval Academy, where he played varsity soccer and basketball, graduated after 3-year war curriculum with class of 1944, BS in Eng.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 31, 2017 9:31:27 AM

Obituary (TX): Robert Ashmore Foster '53
Brigadier General Robert Foster passed away with is family by his side on July 12, 2017. Mr. Foster was born in Charlotte, NC on September 5, 1929, he has been a 20-yr. resident of Pearland, TX and attended St. Helen Catholic Church. Robert Foster graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, Class of 1953. Brigadier General Robert Ashmore Foster, United States Air Force, was awarded the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 31, 2017 9:28:30 AM

Obituary (PA): William Edward Babiash '60
WILLIAM EDWARD BABIASH, 82, of Royersford
Bill passed away on Wednesday, July 12. Born on August 10, 1934 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Bill was the third of what would become 14 siblings (5 sisters and 4 brothers surviving). His father, Lawrence Babiash worked in a paper mill and his mother, the former Edna Morrison, worked as a telephone operator.
At the US Naval Academy, Bill made many lasting friendships that still endure today. Bill met his wife Blanche in 1958 at a mixer following a Navy-U Pe.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 9:04:24 AM

Obituary (VA): Nelson Beck Johnson '57
Major Nelson Beck Johnson, U.S.A.R. (Ret.) (April 8, 1933 - June 2, 2017)
Nelson Beck Johnson was born at Peking Union Medical College in Peking, China where his father, Nelson Trusler Johnson was serving as American Minister and later Ambassador to China. He lived in Japanese occupied Peking after 1937 until 1940. The family was briefly in Nanking shortly before the infamous Rape of Nanking. From 1937 to 1940, he, his mother and sister lived in Peking and his father went on with Chiang Kai-she.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 8:59:47 AM

Obituary (TX): Homer Bryan Allen Jr. '43
Homer Bryan Allen Jr. (October 24, 1919 - July 27, 2017)
Dr. Homer Bryan Allen Jr. went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Brownwood Texas. He was 97. Homer was born in Temple on Oct 24, 1919, to Dr. Homer Bryan Allen Sr. and Carrie Camp Allen. He graduated from Brownwood High School in 1936. He attended Texas A&M and was on the swim team until 1939, when he accepted an appointment to the Naval Academy in Annapolis. His class was rushed through to have officers for Worl.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 8:51:18 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Mary (John T. Coughlin '50)
Mary Margaret Coughlin, age 89, passed away at her home in Virginia Beach, VA on July 8th, 2017 surrounded by family.
She was born March 19th, 1928 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to EJ and Helen (Shields) Eagen. They moved to Seattle, WA in 1929 where Mary grew up with her three younger sisters, Colleen, Helen, and Patricia. Mary graduated from Holy Names Academy and attended two years at Seattle University before her dad became quite ill and she was no longer able to attend. In 1949 Mary went on a bl.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 8:41:42 AM

Obituary (CA): John Leslie Griffin Jr. '45
JOHN L. GRIFFIN (1922 – 2017), resident of Los Gatos
John passed away peacefully on July 10th at the age of 95. His wife of 66 years, Hazel, passed away in July 2014. He is survived by his sons Tom, David, Dennis and Richard, his daughter Laura, eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and Harvard Business School, he spent most of his adult life in the real estate development business. After founding his company, Alpha Land Company, in 1958, J.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 8:25:58 AM

Obituary (VA): Phillip Walter Criswell '58
PHILLIP W. CRISWELL (Age 83)
On Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Leesburg, VA. Husband for 59 years of Alice Martin Mott; father of Philip Jr. (Phoenixville, PA) and Andrew (Reston, VA); grandfather of seven grandchildren. Phillip's brother, Howard, and sister, Barbara, predeceased him. A proud graduate of the Naval Academy (1958), Phillip flew over 200 combat missions in the Vietnam War and was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Ai.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 8:10:05 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Dorothy (Charles D. McCall '39)
Dorothy Cook McCall (July 17, 2017)
Dorothy Cook McCall, was born December 14, 1920, in Washington, D.C., daughter of Corda Prewett and Arthur Edward Cook. Her late father was Assistant to the Secretary of Labor in the Coolidge and Hoover administrations and later in private practice was widely known as an authority on immigration and citizenship laws. He oversaw Dorothy's musical education, and had a pipe organ built and installed in their home in D.C. At age 13, Dorothy became the youngest pe.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 8:05:52 AM

Obituary (VA): George Eugene O'Brien '57
George Eugene O'Brien, Capt., USN (Ret.), passed away on July 22, 2017 at the age of 85 years. He was born to the late John and Mary O'Brien in Blytheville, Arkansas.
George graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and also graduated from NPS (Monterey, CA), the Armed Forces Staff College and Naval War College during his career. He later went on to serve in the U.S. Navy for 35 years as a Surface Warfare Officer, serving his major command on the USS Raleigh. He attained many decoration.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 7:54:10 AM

Obituary (PA): Harry Arthur Spencer Jr. '52
Captain Harry Arthur Spencer Jr., USN (Ret.), age 87, of Willow Street, PA passed away on July 24, 2017. He was married for 61 years to Betty Darlene Hathaway; she predeceased him in 2013.
Harry was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy class of 1952 and retired after a 30 year career. In 1978, he had the distinction of being one of the first three COs to have women assigned and later was the first to deploy women overseas. His policies and operations were vital to the successful integr.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 31, 2017 4:50:07 AM

Obituary (NC): Thomas Edward Blount Jr. '66
Captain Thomas E. Blount, Jr., age 73, passed away on Wednesday, July 19 at Haywood Regional Medical Center.
A native of Melbourne, Florida, he was the son the late Thomas Edward Blount Sr. and Anna Drayton Bell Blount.
Captain Thomas E. Blount, Jr., graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland in 1966. From June 1966 to June 1996 Tom served his country. He fought in Vietnam in blue and brown water, commanded individual ships and retired from the position of Chief of Staff to Com.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 27, 2017 9:06:45 AM

Obituary (MI): Antoine Lamont Campbell '77
Antoine "Tony" Campbell, age 62 of Rockford, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday July 18, 2017. Tony was born on December 24, 1954 in Indianapolis, IN, the son of John and Earline Campbell. His life was led by faith and an unspoken code of "making a difference" every day. Tony was always carrying a Bible and whatever book he was reading at that time. He was a phenomenal public speaker and although most people felt he was fairly serious all the time, his family reveled in his humor. One of their .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 27, 2017 8:25:03 AM

Obituary (OH): Mrs. Marilyn (Richard K. Saxer '52)
Marilyn Doris Saxer (Mersereau) of Springboro, Ohio passed away July 15, 2017. Born February 17, 1930 in Toledo, Ohio to Mildred (White) and Marion Mersereau, Marilyn grew up on Gramercy Ave, attended DeVilbiss High School and graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor's in Biology in 1952. Marilyn married Richard Karl Saxer, USAF, Lt Gen (Ret) July 19, 1952 in Toledo, Ohio at Pilgrim Church and immediately began an Air Force officer's wife's life of love and laughter and chil.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:04:59 AM

Obituary (CT): Robert Frederick Kampe '52
Robert F Kampe, 87, of West Hartford, CT died July 16th at Autumn Lake Health Care of New Britain after a long illness. Born August 23, 1929 in Hartford, Bob was the son of Robert H Kampe and Flora Kampe (Koehler). Bob worked tobacco growing up and delivered flowers for the Kampe family florist shop on Main Street in Hartford. Bob graduated from Newington High School in 1947 and was the first NHS graduate to be accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. At the academy, he excelled in socce.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 20, 2017 9:56:44 AM

Obituary (TX): Wayne Deward Stinnett '45
Wayne Deward Stinnett was born to Robert Larkin Stinnett and Alice Modenia Hallford January 10, 1923, in Porum, Oklahoma, the fifth son of a family of six boys and one girl. He passed into eternity on July 1, 2017, at El Paso, Texas. Mr. Stinnett grew up in Cushing, Oklahoma, graduating from Cushing High School in June of 1940. He attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, through the following fall and spring semesters, where he was a member of the NROTC. He tested and was selecte.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017 9:16:30 AM

Obituary (MA): Peter Stanley Kaminski Jr. '70
Peter S. Kaminski, Jr. 69, of Grafton, passed away suddenly on Monday, July 10, 2017 at the Milford Regional Medical Center after being stricken ill. He was the husband of Roxanne (Ward) Kaminski.
Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Peter S. Kaminski and Mildred (Gieron) Carey. He was educated in Baltimore and graduated from Loyola Blakefield High School. He also attended the Naval Academy and went on to graduate from The College of the Holy Cross in 1971.
Peter worked at the Pau.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:44:46 AM

Obituary (VA): Harry Marshall Howton '66
HARRY MARSHALL HOWTON "Pete" (Age 74)
Pete Howton, a Washington-area businessman and former Navy officer, died of cancer on July 6, 2017. He passed away peacefully at home in Falls Church, VA, with his family by his side.
He was born in Bristol, VA, in 1942, the son of Harry G. Howton and Frances H. Howton. Mr. Howton grew up all over the world as the son of an Air Force officer, though his family had deep roots in Alabama. He was a 1961 graduate of Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro, VA..... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:17:24 AM

Obituary (WI): Mrs. Emily (John N. Christophersen '56)
Emily Annette Christophersen, age 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday June 29, 2017 at Middle River Health and Rehabilitation Center in South Range, WI.
She was born and raised on a farm in Centreville, MD to Leonard and Violet (Morris) Renshaw and had two older brothers, Morris and John. All preceded her in death. Emily met the love of her life, John Christophersen (a cadet at the US Naval Academy) while attending Towson Teaching College (now Towson University) in Towso.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:13:50 AM

Obituary (WI): Mrs. Emily (John N. Christophersen '56)
Emily Annette Christophersen, age 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday June 29, 2017 at Middle River Health and Rehabilitation Center in South Range, WI.
She was born and raised on a farm in Centreville, MD to Leonard and Violet (Morris) Renshaw and had two older brothers, Morris and John. All preceded her in death. Emily met the love of her life, John Christophersen (a cadet at the US Naval Academy) while attending Towson Teaching College (now Towson University) in Towso.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:13:44 AM

Obituary (WA): Mrs. Frieda (David A. Orriss '62)
Frieda Helen Orriss (nee Liakos) "Suddenly, you were gone.... From all the lives you left your mark upon" Our beloved Yiayia, age 76, died June 15, 2017 in Enumclaw, Washington. She was born May 30, 1941 in Vasiliko, Euboea, Greece. She was a child there in the midst of the Nazi occupation. When the war ended, the family came to the United States through Ellis Island where her Greek name, Paraskevi (which translates to Friday in Greek) was exchanged by the workers at Ellis Island to a more Ameri.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:02:54 AM

Obituary (VA): Richard August Wrobel '69
Commander Richard "Rick" August Wrobel, USN, Retired, of Chantilly, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Thursday June 22, 2017 at the age of 69 surrounded by family and friends after a short battle due to complications following cancer surgery. Rick was born October 14, 1947 in Talara, Peru to August and Lydia (Lynch) Wrobel. Upon his graduation from Altus High School in Altus, Oklahoma in 1965 Rick received his appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Rick graduated from the Naval Academ.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:34:18 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Joe Ann (Wallace Cooper Scott '53)
Joe Ann Scott of Fairfax Station, VA, passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning of Saturday, June 24, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, W. Cooper Scott; two sons, Wallace Scott, of Fairfax, VA, and Chris Scott, of Newtown, PA; three loving grandchildren; her brother, Clarence Suiter; as well as and many friends and other relatives; she was predeceased by a son, Lee. A celebration of Joe Ann's life will be held at the Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home (9902 Braddock Rd,.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:25:09 AM

Obituary (SC): Horace Jay Savage '61
Jay Savage was born in Amarillo, TX on February 23, 1939 and died June 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Eula Margaret and Emmitt Durward Savage, He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Susan Holston Savage and his children, David Savage (Linda) of Austin, TX; Wendy Burns (Joe) of Apex, NC and step-daughter, Eryn Elola (James) of Diablo Grande, CA. He was very proud of his grandchildren – Joseph, Danny and Maddie Burns, Jonathan and Kayla Savage. Jay attended Ama.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:17:06 AM

Obituary (MD): Britten Leo Martin Jr. '65
Britten Leo Martin, Jr (known by most as Leo and some as "Slugger"), died on Sunday, June 25, at the age of 76. Leo was born in Loch Lynn, MD on May 7, 1941. He was the son of Britten Leo Martin and Mary Irene Riley. Leo was a 1959 graduate of Southern High School. He attended the Naval Academy, Potomac State College, and graduated from West Virginia University in 1964, majoring in accounting. He also earned his MBA from Frostburg State University and later passed the CPA exam. After a stint in .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:55:20 AM

Obituary (WA): John Iseman Cumberland Jr. '44
John Iseman Cumberland, Jr. (October 29, 1921-June 15, 2017)
John Iseman Cumberland, Jr. died on June 15, 2017 at the age of 95. He was a native of Washington, D.C. son of John Iseman Cumberland, Sr. and Opal Hotson Cumberland. He grew up in the Brookland neighborhood, attending John Burroughs Elementary School and McKinley Technology High School where he was a High School Cadet and played center on the football team. He was an Eagle Scout and served papers for the Washington Star and the Washi.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:43:16 AM

Obituary (GA): Billy Preston Bates '55
Billy Preston Bates of Marietta, Georgia passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at age 85. Despite many successes in life, he always believed his greatest achievement to be his family. He leaves behind his wife of 15 years, Helen Still Bates, and sister, Vickie Poole. In 1984, Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 25 years, Mary Alice Fugate Bates, after her long, courageous battle with leukemia. He raised 4 children with Mary Alice: Eldest son, Lee and wife Ginny, son Jerry and wife Liz, daught.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:36:22 AM

Obituary (MD): James Wilbur Carpenter '49
James W. Carpenter, 91, of Frederick, MD passed away Sunday, July 9 with his daughter by his side.
Born May 27, 1926, he was the son of the late Sprague and Inez Carpenter. Jim was born and raised in Ironwood, Michigan, a mining town with only two seasons: winter and summer; "when there was no snow on the ground, it was summer."
Jim played right guard #63 on the Ironwood HS football team. His senior year(1943) the team was undefeated and later was inducted into the Ironwood Area Sports Hall of.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 2:13:22 PM

Obituary (FL): Frank Louis Boebert '56
Frank L. Boebert, age 84, of Venice, FL, passed away July 03, 2017. Frank was born in Astoria Oregon. He graduated from Naval Academy in 1956 to serve his country for 26 years before retiring as a Commander. He received a Bronze Star for his service in Vietnam. Frank continued his career working for Dataproducts New England for 14 years. He and his wife, Renata, retired to Florida, where Frank enjoyed playing golf with his friends, fishing, volunteering at the Venice Hospital, and delivering Mea.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 1:54:00 PM

Obituary (MD): William David Price '99
William David Price, 40, a 2.5 year resident of Glen Burnie, died Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
Mr. Price was born April 2, 1977 in New Jersey to William and Betty Price.
Mr. Price graduated from the Academy in 1999. He served honorably in the Navy for 10 years in the submarine force. He retired a Lieutenant and Navigator. He worked for Johns Hopkins Applied Physics for 3 years. He loved going out on his boat, the Millennium Pelican. He had a passion for deep sea.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 1:25:22 PM

Obituary (NY): William George Loveday Jr. '56
William G. Loveday Jr.
(Ret.) Commander William G. Loveday Jr., 85, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2017, at the Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility. He was born on July 3, 1931, in Gloversville, N.Y. and was the son of William G. Loveday Sr. and Ina Van Brocklin Loveday. He graduated from Gloversville High School in 1949 and attended Middlebury College in Vermont for one year before enlisting in the Navy in 1950. After a two year enlistment, Bill entered the United States Naval Acade.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 10, 2017 2:22:54 PM

Obituary (MI): Charles Edward Tower Jr. '76
Charles "Chick" Tower, 62, of Lansing, Michigan passed away, surrounded by his family on June 11, 2017, at Sparrow Hospital Hospice from metastatic adenocarcinoma. Chick was born on June 18, 1954 to Charles Edward Tower and Jane Ann (Shuttleworth) Tower, both of whom preceded him in death. He was born and raised in Lansing, Michigan. Chick graduated from Sexton High School as valedictorian. He received an appointment to and attended The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. After h.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 10, 2017 10:25:37 AM

Obituary (IN): Richard Louis Beam '58
RICHARD L. BEAM, 83, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 6, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born in Roann in 1934 and graduated from Roann High School. He received an honorable discharge from the Army, then entered the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. He received his B.S. from Manchester College in 1958 and M.A. from Ball State University in 1959. He later studied at Washington University in St. Louis from 1960 to 1962. He taught both physics and mathematics at Tri State College and.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 10, 2017 9:56:17 AM

Obituary (DC): Mandell Jack Ourisman '48
Mandell Jack "Mandy" Ourisman passed away peacefully at his home in Palm Beach, Florida on July 5, 2017 with his beloved wife Mary by his side. He was 90 years old. Mandy Ourisman, the son of Florence and Benjamin Ourisman, was born in Washington, DC at Washington Women's Hospital on November 10, 1926. Mandy's father, Benjamin, started Ourisman Chevrolet in 1921 in Washington, DC, and grew it into the largest Chevrolet dealership in the United States. Mandy went to work for his father in 1947 an.... Click here to Read more
Monday, July 10, 2017 9:37:02 AM

Obituary (WV): Edward John Covey '56
Edward John Covey died: July 3, 2017
Edward John Covey, 86, Valley Grove, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017, in Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
Edward was born February 24, 1931 in Sharpsville, PA, the son of the late Edward and Antoinette (Tolot) Covey. He was a member of St. Michael Parish Church, Wheeling, WV.
He is survived by his wife, Rosemary (Pirozak) Covey, two children, Andrea (Tony) Lavecchia, and Christopher (Lela) Covey, two sisters, Bunny Covey, and Louise (Smith) McCausland, an.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, July 6, 2017 6:20:42 PM

Obituary (SC): Mrs. Jane (Max L. Hill Jr. '51)
Jane Olivia Evatt Hill, 87, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of Max L. Hill, Jr., passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Her funeral service will be held Friday, July 7, 2017, in Bethel United Methodist Church, 57 Pitt Street, Charleston, SC, 29401, at 11:00 a.m. Interment private. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.
Born December 8, 1929 in Greenville, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the lat.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 2:47:49 PM

Obituary (IA): Val Cushman '71
Val Cushman, 69, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2017, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa.
Val's wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden. Visitation will be held on Saturday, from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Graveside service will be held at a later date at Altoona Cemetery. For online obituaries and condolences visit: www.carsonstappfunera.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 2:09:37 PM

Obituary (CT): Robert Edward Emery '55
Capt. (U.S. Navy Ret.) Robert E. Emery Sr., 86, beloved husband of Eleanor (Muldoon) Emery, died peacefully, on Sunday, July 2, 2017, in the presence of his loving family. Bob was born in Manchester, N.H. on Jan. 11, 1931, to Harold and Teresa (McGuigan) Emery. After graduating from St. Joseph's High School in Manchester, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Navy. While enrolled in Electronics and Technician School, he transferred to the U.S. Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, R.I. which was followed by .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 1:47:58 PM

Obituary (PA): Douglas Sherman Morgan '60
Douglas Sherman Morgan ’60
Douglas Morgan passed away on June 30, 2017 in Ambler, PA.
Doug was born in Mt. Carmel, PA on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 1935. He was 81 years old. He graduated from Mt. Carmel High School in 1953, where he played quarterback and cornerback for the successful football “Red Tornadoes” of 1952. Doug ran for three touchdowns and passed for two, achieving a team record of 9 wins, 2 losses.
He then attended Thaddeus Stevens Trade School in Lancaster.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 3, 2017 6:52:11 AM

Obituary (VA): Edward James Myerson '47
Edward James Myerson died June 25, 2017 of complications following a stroke. He was 91.
A 1947 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he earned his master's degree from the Wharton School of Business. Mr. Myerson, co-founding partner of Myerson and Myerson CPA's of Haymarket, VA, previously had a long and distinguished career as a businessman and an executive at the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The son of the late Joseph and Laura Myerson of New York, NY, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 3, 2017 6:29:38 AM

Obituary (PA): Robert Joseph Amend '81
Robert "Bob" Amend, 57, of Chambersburg, PA, finished his courageous battle with ALS on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. He took his last earthly breath at home, surrounded by his family, and his next breath in the presence of his Savior, whom he loved.
Born December 18, 1959 in Winston-Salem, NC, he was the son of Robert and Cynthia (Elmer) Amend, of New Smyrna Beach, FL. He was a 1977 graduate of Lake Howell High School and a 1981 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. Following flight school, he serve.... Click here to Read more

Monday, July 3, 2017 6:05:49 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Astrid (Jacques C. Naviaux '59)
Astrid Lundberg Naviaux, age 76, of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Astrid, the oldest of four daughters, was born to the late Nils Harry Lundberg and Astrid Frick Lundberg on October 24. 1940, in Zamboanga, Philippines, where her father managed the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company rubber plantation – "Pathfinder".
By the summer of 1941, Harry Lundberg (USNA '34) received warnings regarding the impending Japanese invasion of the Philippine Islands..... Click here to Read more

Saturday, July 1, 2017 11:49:41 AM

Obituary (FL): Maylon Truxtun Scott '44
Captain Maylon Truxtun Scott, US Navy, retired, age 96, died 24 May 2017 after a sudden illness. His residence was at Fleet Landing, Atlantic Beach, FL. Maylon graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1943. He served in World War II, the Vietnam and Korean wars and was awarded 9 Bronze Star Medals and the Legion of Merit. He was Commissioning Commanding officer of the USS Biddle (DLG-34) which received the Secretary of the Navy's Commendation for combat operations in southeast Asia, the.... Click here to Read more
Saturday, July 1, 2017 11:20:08 AM

Obituary (CA): Robert Gene Dawson '62
Robert Dawson (June 29, 1938 - June 20, 2017)
Robert Gene (Bob) Dawson died on June 20, 2017. He was born in Georgetown, TX on June 29, 1938. As the youngest of 4 boys, he was active in scouting, achieving Eagle Scout, and was a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps days after graduating from high school and was subsequently selected to attend the U.S. Naval Academy Preparatory School. He successfully competed for a presidential appointment and gradu.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, July 1, 2017 11:17:39 AM

Obituary (VA): James Emery Forrest '46
JAMES E. FORREST "Jim" (Age 95), RADM, U.S. Navy (Ret.)
On Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Alexandria, VA surrounded by family. Dear husband for 70 years of Elisibeth Hanson Forrest, devoted father of Ann (Dileep) Bhandarkar, and James (Alice), Jean (Steven Kesselring), Ellen (Serge Astaud), and Thomas (Jamie) Forrest. Loving grandfather of Jennifer (Blaine) Sharleville, Bennett (Laura) Hansson, Patrick (Bridget) Forrest, and Emily (Robert) Shanahan; great-grandfather of Cooper, Logan, and Morgan. A.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:28:59 AM

Obituary (DE): Mrs. Sylvia (James V. Healy '54)
Sylvia T. Healy, 75, passed away in her home on June 12, 2017. Sylvia was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on July 7, 1941 to Winfield C. and Eva (Knight) Twitchell.
She graduated from Conrad High School in 1958 and attended Goldey-Beacom College.
In 1960, she worked for Capital International Airway as a flight attendant and traveled the world. During this time she married Edwin Hassenstein and lived in Frankfurt, Germany where their son, Lorenz Hassenstein was born. They returned to Wilming.... Click here to Read more

Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:25:50 AM

Obituary (WA): Robert Stewart Minnich '72
Robert Stewart Minnich died June 14, 2017 after a short fight with cancer. He was born on June 27, 1950 at Tripler Hospital in Honolulu, HI. The son of Colonel E.S. Minnich (USAF pilot and later mayor of Puyallup) and Laurienne Stewart Minnich, Bob moved frequently, growing up in multiple stations in the U.S. and Europe. However, Puyallup, WA, was considered 'home base' because Laurienne was a Puyallup native. Bob graduated from W.T. Woodson High School (Fairfax, VA) in 1968 as a National Merit .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:23:40 AM

Obituary (VA): Donald Hendrix Nash '69
Captain Donald Hendrix Nash was relieved of his duties with family at his side on June 23, 2017 at Westminster Canterbury on the Bay in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Don had an inimitable spirit of happiness and loving loyalty to friends and family young and old. Don was a family man extending his care for family members and he loved staying in touch with all his cousins and friends.
Born in Norman, Oklahoma on June 3, 1945 the son of Navy Captain Norman Clarke Nash and Mary Francis Hendrix Nash. .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:09:09 AM

Obituary (NV): Harry Edward Hicks '56
Harry Edward Hicks, age 83, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Mesquite, Nevada. He was born on September 9, 1933, in Sumas, Washington, to Harry Mitchell "Bud" and Thelma Green Hicks.
From the time he was age 6, he was raised by his father and Elizabeth Hicks in Reno, Nevada. He attended St. Thomas Elementary School in Reno and was a member of the second graduating class of Manogue High School, then located in Sparks, NV.
On July 6, 1956, h.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:07:33 PM

Obituary (FL): David Michael Lopez '88
On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017, David Michael Lopez of Kissimmee, FL, 52, passed away from complications of living life to its fullest and most interesting possibilities. Those who knew "Dave" are doubtless grieving at least one of these innumerable losses: the born sailor, boyish, native New Yorker, Studio 54 life of the party, or the 1988 graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy and shipmate aboard the USS Iowa who went on to become a member of the Joint Naval Staff at the Pentagon. Setting his sigh.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:23:02 PM

Obituary (TX): Richard D. Runyan '54
Richard D. Runyan died on 13 June 2017. He was born on 16 October 1930 in San Diego, California. Dick grew up in San Bernardino County, California, and after high school graduation enlisted in the Marine Corps on 20 October 1947. In September 1950 PFC Dick Runyan was selected to attend the Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS), Newport, Rhode Island. He successfully passed the Regular Competitive Examination and received an appointment to the Academy from the Secretary of the Navy. Dick was on.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 19, 2017 9:19:25 AM

Obituary (TX): Joe Richard Lacy '52
Joe Lacy (July 13, 1928 - June 9, 2017)
Joe Lacy, age 88, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017. He was born on July 13, 1928 in Ardmore, Oklahoma to the late Theodore R. and Eula Short Lacy. After completing high school, he joined the Navy and was later accepted into the United States Naval Academy where he obtain a degree in Electrical Engineering. A proud veteran of the US Navy, Joe retired after 20 years of service with a rank of Commander. In his spare time, he took pleasure in playing golf .... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 19, 2017 9:05:59 AM

Obituary (NH): Harvey Donald Weatherson '60
Harvey Donald Weatherson – 1937-2017
Rear Admiral Don Weatherson, SC, U.S. Navy (ret.) passed away June 13,2017, after a prolonged illness. He joined the USNA Class of 1960 after High School in Washington, D.C. He participated in track and field and varsity gymnastics as a midshipman and joined the Supply Corps in 1960, when he married his high school sweetheart Jean Clark Weatherson, who died in 2010, after 50 years of magnificent marriage. He married again in 2012 to Joanne Sherry Weath.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 19, 2017 8:41:59 AM

Obituary (GA): Jerry L. Hamilton '54
Jerry L. Hamilton (October 16, 1930 – June 9, 2017)
Jerry L. Hamilton of Newnan passed away at home on Friday, June 9, 2017 after a brief illness.
Although a native of Red Cloud, Nebraska, in 1948 Jerry moved with his parents, Hugh and Faye Saladen Hamilton, to Rapelje and later Hysham, Montana, where he grew up. After graduation from Hysham High School in 1948, Jerry joined the U.S. Navy and subsequently attended the U.S. Naval Academy from 1950-1954 where he graduated and was commissio.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:43:05 AM

Obituary (NY): Mrs. Claudia (Craig D. Uffman '82)
Claudia Schaedel Uffman (December 17, 1959 - June 1, 2017)
Survived by her husband, The Rev. Dr. Craig D. Uffman; son, Andrew Kerry (Amanda) Uffman; daughters, Callie and Emilie Uffman; parents, Kenneth W. and Hedy Schaedel; sister, Donna E. (Donald) Knutson. Claudia was a beloved wife, mother, teacher, and friend.
Claudia met her husband, Craig, at a late summer dance at the U.S. Naval Academy, where he had just finished his plebe summer. The couple fell in love in Annapolis, after a first da.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:16:25 AM

Obituary (TN): William Wirt Harlin Jr. '48
Mr. William Wirt Harlin Jr., age 92, of Nashville, TN, passed away peacefully at his home, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The eldest son of Luella and Wirt Harlin, Bill was a 1942 Graduate of Battle Ground Academy. He attended the United States Naval Academy and Vanderbilt University, where met his wife, Barbara Ann (Nunnally) Harlin. His professional career began at Red Kap Garment Company, and he later transitioned into the industrial laundry business.
Bill was committed to the farming and Tenness.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, June 15, 2017 9:12:48 AM

Obituary (VA): Warren Hall Ortland '48
Captain Warren H. Ortland SC USN (Ret.) Died on June 5, 2017 at The Jefferson in Arlington, Virginia. He was 91 years old. He was born in Annapolis, Maryland on January 8, 1926, son of Henry and Edna Heise Ortland. His father was a professor and swimming coach at the Naval Academy from 1918 until his retirement in 1960. Warren attended the University of Maryland until 1944 when he entered the Naval Academy with the class of 1948A, graduating in 1947, as a member of the 5th Company. He is in the .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:46:41 AM

Obituary (GA): Mrs. Marguerite (Franklyn E. Dailey Jr. '43)
Mrs. Marguerite Parker Dailey (January 17, 1920 - May 26, 2017)
Peggy Dailey died peacefully at home with her loving husband of 73 years at her side on May 26, 2017 in Alpharetta, GA. Born Marguerite Virginia Parker, in Portsmouth, VA. on January 17, 1920. Peggy attended Saint Joseph Academy in Portsmouth, VA. She later moved with her mother and father, two sisters and one brother to Willoughby Spit on Ocean View in Virginia, where she attended Holy Trinity School until high school graduation. .... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 7:26:17 AM

Obituary (PA): Philip Clayton Holmen '57
Philip C. Holmen, a resident of Doylestown, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Doylestown Hospital. He was 81. Born in Bronxville, NY, he was the son of the late George and Katherine Holmen. Phil is survived by his loving wife Jeannine (Calande) Holmen, his beloved children Cheryl H. Dean (Nick) of CA, David P. Holmen (Mercedes) of Buckingham, and Debbie Holmen of FL, and four granddaughters Paige, Krissy, Ali, and Sammie. He was predeceased by his brother G. Robert Holmen.
Phil was a 1957 g.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 12, 2017 9:34:25 AM

Obituary (AL): William Riley Williams '54
William Riley Williams, a longtime resident of DeArmanville and Golden Springs, died June 1, 2017, at Regional Medical Center in Anniston after a short hospital stay and longer illness. Bill was born July 15, 1931, in Grayson Ky. to Mary Nancy Riley Williams and Edward Johnson Williams, both of DeArmanville. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as his sisters, Mary Laura Williams Rhodes (Jacksonville) and Coralie Leah Williams Hansen (DeArmanville) and his brothers, John E. (Dothan), .... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 12, 2017 8:43:05 AM

Obituary (NC): Mrs. Louise (Barry L. Gordon '59)
Louise Stewart Skinner Gordon passed away suddenly on June 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Louis Henderson Skinner, her mother, Carolyn Livingston Alexander Skinner, and her sister, Carolyn Skinner Greenfield. She was born on October 18, 1936 in Alexandria, Virginia, and grew up in Mount Vernon. She graduated from Marymount College in 1957 and went to work at the Pentagon, where she met and fell in love with Barry Gordon. They married in 1959 upon his graduation from the U.S. N.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 12, 2017 8:36:25 AM

Obituary (VA): William Leonard McCulloch '45
BGEN William Leonard McCulloch USMC (Ret) U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1945 Passed away peacefully on May 26, 2017 at Sunrise of Alexandria. He served his country for 34 years and was in combat in World War II, the Korean War and in Vietnam. Born in Providence, RI, on March 11, 1921 to William F. and Elsie W. McCulloch, "Bill" was awarded an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1941. Graduating in 1944, he served as an infantry platoon commander of Company B, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regimen.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 12, 2017 8:10:31 AM

Obituary (OH): William Hoover Clegg '48
William H. Clegg (December 30, 1925 - June 7, 2017)
William H. Clegg, age 91 of Toledo, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Ebeid Hospice. He graduated from DeVilbiss High School and attended the University of Toledo before entering the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1947 with a B.S. Degree in Engineering. William served on active duty as Assistant Navigator of the Battleship U.S.S. Missouri (BB 63), Executive Officer of the Minesweeper.... Click here to Read more

Friday, June 9, 2017 2:47:55 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Catharine (Harry D. Train II '49)
Catharine Kinnear Train (Age 86) Passed away peacefully of natural causes on June 3, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Admiral Harry D. Train II USN (RET) of Norfolk, VA, her loving daughters, Louise, Catharine, Elizabeth, Cecilia; her four grandchildren, Matthew (Pete) Peters, Spencer Peters, Charles Linde of Washington, DC and Catharine Linde of Philadelphia, PA; her nephews, George Newstedt and his wife Stephanie of Winston-Salem, NC, Stephen Newstedt and his wife Jane of Washington, DC a.... Click here to Read more
Friday, June 9, 2017 1:55:00 PM

Obituary (FL): John Anthony Studds '59
Major General John A. "Tony" Studds, USMC (Ret.), 80, was surrounded by family and friends at his home in Melbourne, FL when he passed away on May 10, 2017.
Tony concluded his 33-year Infantry Officer career as the Commanding General of Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Western Recruiting Region, San Diego, CA.
Tony was an extremely generous man, a devoted Catholic, a true patriot, and a lover of life and family. He was deeply loved and respected, and he left an enduring mark on all who knew him. He .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 7:48:52 PM

Obituary (TN): Wayne Jackson Haley '59
Wayne Jackson Haley (October 27, 1936 - June 6, 2017)
CDR Wayne J. Haley, 80, of Arlington, TN passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017. CDR Haley attended Ole Miss for one year, was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy after four years, retired Commander from the U.S. Navy, taught at Bolton High School for thirteen years, was a member of Advent Presbyterian Church and was an avid woodworker for the church and at home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmitt and Linnie Haley; children, Wayne J.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 7:18:00 PM

Obituary (IN): Blake William Bowell '14
Blake W. Bowell
After a 4 year courageous battle with brain cancer, Blake William Bowell went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 5, 2017 at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
Blake was born on May 5, 1992 at Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis. From the time he was young, Blake displayed a unique sense of purpose and passion for life. These attributes were clearly center to him as he selflessly and without complaint fought a rare form of cancer to the very end. Blake was first and f.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 7:02:48 PM

Obituary (VA): Jay Allen Rower '58
Retired Navy CDR Jay Rower
US Navy retired Commander Jay Rower, 83, of Spotsylvania County passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at his home.
He was a pilot in the US Navy and retired as a Commander after 21 years of service.
Jay is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Peggy; daughters, Karen Stinson, Susan Martin and her husband, David, Kimberly Brandts and her husband, Kirk; son, John Rower and his wife, Chris; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A memorial gathering.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 5, 2017 8:28:54 PM

Obituary (MD): Robert Edward Brady '49
Robert E Brady, CAPT, USN retired, passed away suddenly of a heart attack on Thursday June 1, 2017 in Annapolis at age 90. Born in Minersville, Pennsylvania to Edward and Katherine Brady, he was the oldest of four sons. Upon graduation from high school he enlisted in the Navy before being accepted to the Naval Academy in 1945 and graduating with the Class of 1949. He married the late Helen Jean Berkeihiser in 1955 and they were happily married for 61 years. They traveled together to numerous dut.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 5, 2017 5:39:51 PM

Obituary (SC): James Robert Latham Gilstrap '60
James Robert Latham Gilstrap, 80, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017.
Born in Easley, S.C., on February 3, 1937 he was the son of the late John and Ruth Gilstrap.
In high school, he was the undefeated heavyweight wrestling champion two years in a row or the state of Maryland. After graduating from high school, Mr. Gilstrap graduated from the Naval Academy, where he became a Naval Aviator and served on the carrier U.S.S. Randolph, during the Cuban Missile Crisis, where he tracked Russian submarin.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 5, 2017 5:27:36 PM

Obituary (NC): Mrs. Marilyn (Fred H. Baughman '48)
Marilyn Ann Weaver Baughman, known to her friends as Nan, died in her home in New Bern on Saturday, May 20, 2017, with family around her.
Mother, grandmother, great grandmother, Navy wife, singer, dancer, lay minister, friend, Nan was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
Nan was born in 1926 in Michigan City, Ill to Dorothy Williams Weaver and Robert Weaver, and grew up in Chicago.
Her father was a professor at the University and her mother was a pianist.
Nan enjoyed a childhood enriche.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 5, 2017 4:33:47 PM

Obituary (LA): Robert Gregory Claitor Sr. '48
Robert Gregory Claitor Sr.
A well known entrepreneur and lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, Robert Gregory Claitor, Sr. died on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Bob was born to Otto and Mable Claitor on September 20, 1926. He graduated from Catholic High School in 1943 and in 1948 he graduated from the U.S Naval Academy, Annapolis Maryland with the rank of Ensign. While enrolled at the Academy his athletic ability and notable height earned him membership on several teams including the U. S. Naval basket b.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 5, 2017 3:13:41 PM

Obituary (GA): William Woods Cotterman '58
William Woods Cotterman, age 81 passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. William is survived by his wife Kennethe Payne Cotterman; son, John Poe; daughters, Lisa Cotterman (Gerald Green), Kay Cotterman, and Dana Cotterman Levy (Benjamin). He was preceded in death by his son, William Robert Cotterman. An appointee to the US Naval Academy, William served in the Naval Reserve. William earned a Bachelor of Science from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1958, Master of Science from Georgia Institute of T.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 5, 2017 3:02:37 PM

Obituary (CA): Dale Edgar Carlson '48
Dale Edgar Carlson (March 24, 1926 - May 23, 2017)
Dale Edgar Carlson: A Life of Joy, Grace, and Integrity
On May 23, 2017, Dale Edgar Carlson of Yreka, CA, went home to be with the Lord. He was 91 years old, and has been reunited with his wife of almost 59 years, Iva Carlson. He is survived by his two daughters, Elin Carlson of Northridge, CA and Lisa Clay of Madera, CA. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Ashley Clay of Hollywood, CA and Jaime Clay of Fresno, CA. He was preceded in dea.... Click here to Read more

Monday, June 5, 2017 2:50:35 PM

Obituary (UT): Dennis Bradley Nichols '61
Dennis Nichols, 77, passed peacefully in his sleep after succumbing to Alzheimer's disease on May 28, 2017. He was at his home in St. George, UT surrounded by his family at the time of his passing. Born July 17, 1939 in Baltimore, MD to Margaret and Maurice (Nick) Nichols. Dennis grew up in the Baltimore area where he attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute High School and went on to graduate from the United States Naval Academy in June of 1961. He married Carolyn Marie Mathis on October 20, 19.... Click here to Read more
Monday, June 5, 2017 2:42:03 PM

Obituary (CT): Mrs. Jacqueline (Paul F. McHale '85)
Jacqueline McHale (April 30, 1960 May 22, 2017)
Jacqueline McHale passed away at her home in Gales Ferry, CT on 22 May 2017 at the age of 57 after a prolonged and courageous battle with cancer. Jacquie was born in Pontiac, Michigan, to Samuel and Patricia Cusumano and grew up in Michigan and New Jersey. She was active in swimming and excelled in academics earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Rutgers University. She married Paul McHale on 13 August 1988 and moved throughout the .... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 6:43:58 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Eilean (Albert Mays '59)
On May 22, 2017, 130pm, Eilean Bliss Mays passed peacefully at her home; She was a devoted wife to the late Albert Taylor Mays, USNA class of '59; Mother of Eilean Mays Terry and her husband Matthew; Grandmother of Alexander, Lauren and Julie Terry. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Peyton and Helen Louise Bliss.Mrs. Mays was a legal secretary to George M. Radcliffe. After she married Albert in 1959 she devoted her life to her family.Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May .... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 6:35:02 AM

Obituary (FL): Mrs. Joan (Albert K. Millay '55)
Joan F. McKenna Millay, 82, of Melbourne, died Saturday, April 1, 2017. She was born, April 16, 1934, in Providence, R.I., to Antoinette and Charles McKenna. For more than 20 years, many knew her for her business in Palm Bay – Millay Electrology and later as an Eucharistic minister to the sick with Ascension Catholic Church. Her greatest joy came from spending time with family, friends, reading and baking bread. Her hobbies included Judo, where she achieved the rank of black belt and was t.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 2:00:11 PM

Obituary (CA): Raynoel Navarro Musico '81
Raynoel N. Musico (August 5, 1958 - May 17, 2017)
Raynoel N. Musico, United States Naval Academy Class of '81, 14th Company, passed to eternal life on May 17, 2017 in his hometown of San Diego, California. He was 58 years young survived by his loving, devoted wife Rosemarie Ann Abuel, his 11 children ranging in age from 30 down to 8 (Rachel, Greg, Adam, Kayla, John, Ann, Kai, Ben, Kole, Michael, and Maria) and grandson Gabe, age 3. He is also survived by his Mother Maria and siblings Rowena (cl.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 28, 2017 1:07:36 PM

Obituary (NY): Guy Wadsworth Riggs Sr. '48
Guy Wadsworth Riggs, Sr., age 93, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Guy, a longtime resident of Poughkeepsie, was born on July 10, 1923 in Sacramento, CA. He was the son of Joseph Quire and Ruth Wadsworth.
A WWII veteran, Guy enlisted in the Navy after graduating from Patagonia High School in 1942. He saw action in Africa, Sicily, and Italy, and was the recipient of three battle stars. In 1944, he was appointed to the United States Naval Aca.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 28, 2017 12:26:33 PM

Obituary (TX): Alvin William Hall Jr. '43
Alvin William Hall, Jr., passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on the tenth of May, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
He was born in Washington, D.C. on October 3, 1920 to Alvin William Hall and Ruth Benner Hall.
While in high school he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, subsequently attending Bullis Prep School in Silver Spring, Maryland and received a competitive appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1939. He graduated with the accelerated class of ‘43 in June 1942 o.... Click here to Read more

Sunday, May 28, 2017 12:12:30 PM

Obituary (CA): Robert Louis Saracco '57
Surrounded by his loving family, Commander Robert L. Saracco, USN (ret), passed away peacefully in Pleasanton, California on 10 February 2017. After graduation from the US Naval Academy, class of 1957, Bob was commissioned as an ensign, and served for 22 years. He settled in Hawaii where he spent over 40 years in his beloved town of Kailua and was an active member of St. Anthony of Paduas Catholic Church. More than any other accomplishments, Bob was most proud of his 59 year marriage and his bea.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:41:04 PM

Obituary (MD): Anthony Ralph Marino '74
CDR Anthony (Tony) Ralph Marino, USN (retired), 65, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
CDR Marino was born Feb. 4, 1952 in North Plainfield, NJ, to Anthony and Rosalie Marino. He was the oldest of four sons. Growing up, he excelled in school and sports, and had a passion for soccer and wrestling. As an "A" student, Tony achieved an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated with the class of '74. He proudly served in the Navy for 20 more years. He did tours of duty in Nor.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:26:41 PM

Obituary (FL): Jay Troy Grafton '60
Jay Troy Grafton, Sr., 79, passed away December 27th, 2016. Jay was born in Detroit, Michigan to the late James Troy and Ivabelle Grafton. Jay was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, class of 1960. He retired as a Captain from a long Naval career as an A6 Pilot and Commanding Officer in multiple capacities. After retirement, Jay continued to be an avid boater and enjoyed traveling as often as possible, which afforded many close friendships through the years.
Jay and his late wife, Sa.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:02:28 PM

Obituary (VA): James Cobb Matheson '45
Captain JAMES C. MATHESON USN (Ret.) (Age 95) Passed away quietly at his home in Alexandria, VA, on April 28, 2017, of natural causes. Erda R. Matheson, his wife of 33 years, was by his side. Jim was born in Oconomowoc, WI, on September 8, 1921, to the late Forrest D. Matheson and Elisabeth C. Matheson, and spent two years at the University of Chicago before attending the US Naval Academy. He was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years the former Mary Preston Oulahan of Washington, DC. Jim's N.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:49:58 PM

Obituary (OK): Myron David Harnly '55
Myron David Harnly (1932 – 2017)
Dave Harnly, 84, died on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. A memorial service will be held 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church of Stillwater.
Dave was born on November 22, 1932 in London, Ohio to Marian Lenore (Allbeck) Harnly and Myron Doyt Harnly. He was raised in Ohio and graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1950. Following a year at Wittenberg University, in Springfield, Ohio, he entered the U.S. N.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 5:57:42 PM

Obituary (NY): Ms. Dina Merrill (Theodore R. Hartley II '46)
Dina Merrill, actress and philanthropist of aristocratic poise, dies at 93
By Adam Bernstein
www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/dina-merrill-actress-and-philanthropist-of-aristocratic-poise-dies-at-93/2017/05/22/312ff1bc-3f5a-11e7-adba-394ee67a7582_story.html
Dina Merrill, an actress whose aristocratic poise and willowy good looks earned her many film and TV roles as well-bred society women — parts that reflected her own life as a scion of two of America’s richest families &mdas.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 5:16:17 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Ouida (Ward G. Byington Sr. '47)
Ouida Webb Byington, 91, passed away April 29, 2017, in Virginia Beach, VA.
Born in Pensacola, Florida to Will A. Webb and Sarah Bessie Galloway Webb. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Cmdr. Ward G. Byington, Sr., and her sister, Eleanor Henriques.
Ouida graduated from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama in 1947. Upon graduation, she worked as a biology and science teacher and as Program Supervisor for 4H Club Home Demonstrations for Escambia County, Florida. In 1950,.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 4:48:14 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Eleanor (Walter C. Blattmann '43)
Eleanor Horsey Blattmann was born with a love of exploring cultures, languages and cities. She passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017, after 95 full years. She credited her medication free longevity to good genes, augmented by Turkish strength black coffee and red wine. Raised in Philadelphia, she was fortunate to spend summers at her grandparent's Atlantic City heyday hotel. During those summers, she developed a great love for the beach and the ability to win ballroom dance contests. She was gra.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 4:40:30 PM

Obituary (VA): Russell Henry Burt '56
Russell Henry Burt, 85, Lt. Commander, Retired, US Navy, passed away May 20, 2017. Russ was born in Medford, Massachusetts, the son of Ralph Henry Burt and Lillian Manson Burt. He grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, and was a graduate of Wilbraham Academy. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, New York. Russ graduated from the United States Naval Academy, class of 1956. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy, he qualified as a submarine officer. Russ then received post-graduate d.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 4:41:11 AM

Obituary (MN): John Rolland Hastreiter '66
John "Jack" R. Hastreiter, Age 75 of Deephaven. After a 9-month battle with cancer, Jack died peacefully on May 20, 2017, surrounded by family and loved ones, having received the Sacraments of the Catholic Church. He was born in Honolulu, HI February 8th, 1942 to his his parents who have preceded him in death, Rolland and Marjorie (Goodwin) Hastreiter. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 51 years Didi; 3 children, John (Karen), Erich (Rachel), and Kimberly Croucher (Nick); 15 grandchildr.... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 4:29:24 AM

Obituary (CO): Christopher James Timmes '74
Christopher J. Timmes, age 65, of Littleton, CO, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017. He was born on March 14, 1952 in NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, the son of Dorothy (Wellington) and Francis X. Timmes.Survivors include his wife, Sue A. Timmes; son, Jason (Courtney) Timmes; grandchildren, Logan, Lincoln and Emily Timmes; sister, Jacque Silver and Theresa; brothers, Frank, Peter, Daniel and Matthew Timmes. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Barbara Kremer and Mary Ellen Timmes. Mass of Ch.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 22, 2017 9:49:34 AM

Obituary (MD): Charles Lockett Miller '44
Charles Lockett Miller ‘44
Commander Charles L. Miller, of Annapolis, MD died peacefully in his sleep on 13 May 2017. He was 96 years old.
Charles was the son of Robert Nicholas Miller II, USNA ‘10; the brother of Robert Nicholas Miller III USNA ‘40; and father of James Russell Miller, USNA ‘75.
Charles was born 14 October 1920 to Nell Lockett and Robert Nicholas Miller II (’10) in Kerrville, Texas. At an early age his family moved from Texas to New Orleans, Loui.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 7:27:57 PM

Obituary (CA): David Cameron Weir '86
Lieutenant Colonel David C. Weir, USMC, Ret., 53, of Ladera Ranch, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2017. Those who knew and loved David will forever remember him as a man who shared unyielding kindness, unconditional generosity, wisdom, and humor with those around him; his infectious personality and jovial demeanor truly made this world a brighter place. David showed exemplary character and drive from a young age. A graduate of Archmere Academy in Delaware, he was selected three times as All-St.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 7:13:59 PM

Obituary (MT): Frederick Dewey Jackson Jr. '48
Frederick D. "Fred" Jackson, 92, of Hamilton passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at his home. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 30, 1925 to Frederick D. and Harriet L. Jackson and reared in Durham, New Hampshire. Fred attended grade school in Durham and High School in Dover, NH. He left High School in January 1943 to attend the University of New Hampshire. Fred entered the United States Naval Academy in July 1944, graduating in June 1948. He served with the Service Force, Pacific Fle.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:01:32 AM

Obituary (MA): Mrs. Kathleen (Stephen D. Chubb '65)
Kathleen Alice (Zimmerman) Chubb of Boston and Cotuit on May 6, following 8 years of breast cancer therapy. Beloved wife of 44 years of Stephen D. Chubb and daughter of Robert P. and Katherine L. Zimmerman. Devoted sister-in-law of Elizabeth S. Wilson of McLean, VA, Jonathan B. Chubb of Lafayette, CA and The Honorable Sarah H. Heckman of Meridian, CA. Born April 2, 1947 in Chicago IL, raised in Park Ridge, IL and attended the University of Iowa. 33 year employee of United Airlines in Elk Grove, .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 3:04:23 PM

Obituary (AR): Mrs. Evelyn (Charles A. Kiser '47)
Evelyn Kiser Evelyn Kiser, 95, of Hot Springs, passed away May 1, 2017. She was born December 3,1921 in Westville, Illinois to Frank and Bertha Sutton. Evelyn was a devoted nurse for 47 years working in both Illinois and California. She is predeceased by her parents and husbands, James H. Rowe and Charles A. Kiser. Loving survivors include daughter, Gwen DeGruccio and husband, Stan, of Hot Springs; son, James Phillip Rowe and wife, Katherine, of Denver, CO; and 4 grandchildren. The family would .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:14:19 PM

Obituary (OH): Thomas Edward Wilson Jr. '60
Thomas Edward Wilson, Jr. Age: 78 Born: February 22, 1939 Died: May 12, 2017
Obituary Thomas Edward Wilson, Jr. Beloved husband of Susan (Horgan), loving Dad to Lisa, Kristina (Bill Baldwin), Tom (Jenny), Tricia (Jim Blase), Sara (Sean Foley), and Sheila (David Pinto). He was an amazing Popsie to sixteen grateful grandchildren: Sam, Ben, Tyler, Zak, Peyton, Lily, Davis, Kate, Jack, Tommy, Miles, Owen, Colin, Cameron, Oscar, and Lukie. Born in Cambridge, MA on February 22, 1939 and graduated fro.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:06:10 PM

Obituary (VA): Thomas John Smith '53
Thomas John Smith (November 11, 1930 - May 13, 2017)
Captain Thomas John Smith, USN, Retired, a resident of Williamsburg, Virginia, passed away at the age of 86 on May 13, 2017, after a short illness.
Capt. Smith was born in Buffalo, New York, on November 11, 1930, to Ralph and Marion Smith. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953 with a degree in engineering. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1953 to 1979, retiring with the rank of Captain.
After receiving his commission as a Naval Of.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 1:44:13 PM

Obituary (WA): Milford Spalding Terrass '48
Milford S. "Terry" Terrass, Commander, US Navy, Retired, died on 9 May 2017 in Richland, WA. Born in Los Angeles, CA on 8 November 1925, he entered the US Naval Academy in June 1944 and as a member of the class of 1948A graduated in June 1947. His 21 years in the Navy were mostly served in submarines in the Cochino before it sank on 25 August 1949. He then served on two diesel subs before entering Admiral Rickover's Nuclear Navy, where he was assigned to duty on the prototype of the sodium coole.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:27:38 PM

Obituary (MD): Roger Thomas Doyel '72
Commander Roger Thomas Doyel, DDS, USN, Retired, 67, of Annapolis, MD, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, April 22, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Michele Gerich Doyel; his two daughters, Ginger Marie Doyel and Cathleen Michele Doyel; and two brothers, Christopher Bomar Doyel and John Randolph Doyel. Roger was born on February 21, 1950, to the late Capt. Wilbur Tenny Doyel, USN, Retired and Mrs. Lois Stiles Doyel of Annapolis, MD. He spent his childhood at a number of different.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:21:52 PM

Obituary (SC): Kenneth George Clark '60
Capt. Kenneth G. Clark, USN (Ret.), 80, of Swansea, died May 10, 2017, at 1:54 p.m. at his home, surrounded by his family and loved ones. He is survived by his loving wife, Joanne Clark, and their two children, Steve (Alicia) Clark and Suzanne (Kevin) Hackett. He loved all of his grandchildren, immensely: Kevin Jr., Andrew, Ali, Arica, Casey, Alana, Hunter, Chandler and Lani. He is also survived by his older brother, Albert (Caroline) Clark of Littleton, CO, and his older sister, Gloria (Michael.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 15, 2017 11:22:35 AM

Obituary (VA): Frederick Andrews Edwards Jr. '50
Frederick Andrews Edwards Jr. Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.) July 27, 1926 - May 1, 2017
Captain Frederick A. Edwards Jr, U.S. Navy (Ret.), passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017, in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He was the son of the late Frederick A. Edwards and Bessie (McKichan) Edwards. Born in San Diego, California, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1950 and served for 27 years in shore and sea duty assignments, including commanding the submarine USS Torsk (SS-423) and the USS Rushmore (LSD-1.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 15, 2017 11:02:39 AM

Obituary (SC): Thomas Ashley Edward Davis '55
Thomas Ashley Edward Davis died after a long illness on May 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm. He is survived in death by his beloved wife, Hope Davis; his sister, Dorothy Stephanie Davis; his four children, Stephanie Davis Neely and husband Sandy Kim Neely, Thomas Ashley Edward Davis Jr., Caroline Davis McManus and husband, Eric Alexander McManus, and Margaret Davis Hill and husband, Carey Joe Hill, and stepson Frank Board Meador III and wife, Melissa Meador; five grandchildren, Margaret Alexandra Figueroa an.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 11, 2017 3:35:47 PM

Obituary (TX): Frank Orlando Roland Jr. '49
Frank O. Roland Jr, 90, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Veteran's State Home in Floresville where he had resided for the past 3 years. Frank was born on October 29, 1926 to Frank and Mary Rolandin Greenville Alabama where he was raised Mr. Roland was preceded in death by his wife, Susie Roland, and his parents Frank and Mary Roland. Survivors include his sons Steve Roland and wife Cindy Roland, Mike Roland and his wife Debbie Roland; five grandchildren, Tori Laine Roland, Beau Wil.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:26:47 AM

Obituary (CA): Cecil Joseph Kempf '50
Cecil Joseph Kempf was born Nov. 20, 1927 in Maud, Oklahoma. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Kilgore, Texas where he remained until leaving for the U.S. Naval Academy where he graduated with distinction in 1950. Shortly after graduation, he married Theodosia Ann Suman on Dec. 20, 1950 in Washington, D.C. He was designated a naval aviator in November 1951. He earned a Master’s of Science in aeronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1957.
A care.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:18:50 AM

Obituary (CA): Roy Wilbur Fowler Jr. '56
Roy W. Fowler, Jr. died of a heart attack at Folsom, CA on April 29, 2017. He was 82 years old. Shortly after accepting his appointment to USNA (Class of 1956), he was notified that he had been accepted to Stanford University and with great consideration and thought he decided to leave the academy and pursue a civil engineering degree at Stanford University. He was an active member of Alpha Epsilon Chapter Theta Chi Fraternity. Upon graduation, earning both a B.S. and M.S. in civil engineering, .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:07:22 AM

Obituary (WA): John Dunwoody Burroughs '59
John Dunwoody Burroughs, AKA John Dunwoody Bousfield III, died peacefully on April 10, 2017 in Bellingham, WA. He was born July 15, 1934 in Mason City, Iowa to Virginia Joughin and John Bousfield II. After his parents divorced, his mother married Harold Burroughs, and John used the name Burroughs for the rest of his life. John graduated from Lowell High School in San Francisco, CA in 1953. He attended San Francisco State College, played one football season, joined the Army (veteran of the Korean.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 11, 2017 5:32:42 AM

Obituary (SC): Roger Edmund Errington '48
Roger Edmund Errington, 91, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in Beaufort Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He leaves his wife of 64 years, Anne Benson Errington; his sons, Roger Errington and his wife, Siripon Errington, and Stephen Errington; his daughter, Melissa Humphrey and her husband, Donald Humphrey; three grandchildren, Jason Humphrey, Caroline Humphrey, and Benson Errington; several cousins in the U.S. and England, and many close friends. Mr. Errington was born on August 18, 1925 in N.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 11, 2017 5:02:43 AM

Obituary (CA): Donald Asa Smith '49
Donald Asa Smith, of Manhattan Beach California was born April 24, 1925 in Franklin, Indiana to Ruth and John Smith. He passed away on the morning of April 26, 2017 at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance, California. He was surrounded by love of family, friends, and kind hospital staff.
Don grew up in Roswell, New Mexico and attended New Mexico Military Institute during high school. Five days after graduating from NMMI in 1943 he was inducted into the Army where he spent two years in th.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 11, 2017 4:52:34 AM

Obituary (SC): Mrs. Diane (George E. Voelker '72)
Diane Lynne Voelker, 63, of Daniel Island, South Carolina died Saturday, April 29, 2017 after a lengthy and courageous battle against a rare form of cancer.
She was born on October 26, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan to Robert and Evelyn (Svoboda) Berner. She married Ensign George Voelker in June, 1972 and began a life as a Navy wife that lasted more than 30 years and spread across more than fifteen locations in the United States and abroad before settling down in Northern Virginia for 12 years -- th.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 6:42:38 AM

Obituary (MA): Mrs. Violet (Donald L. Jarrell '50)
Violet Jarrell, 91 of Peabody, MA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 5, 2017. She leaves behind her son Douglas Jarrell and wife Toshiko; Dryden Robertson and husband Doug, four grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff at Brooksby Village and Care Dimensions and for their kindness and support.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Doctors Without Borders http://www.msf.org; or to the Environmental Defense Fund https.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 6:24:59 AM

Obituary (IL): Martin Philip Hanson '59
Martin P. "Marty" Hanson passed away peacefully on the morning of May 7, 2017 in Geneva, IL. He was born on February 4, 1937 to Phillip and Mary Hanson.
Marty proudly graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He enjoyed a successful career as a nuclear engineer in the U.S. Navy and retired as a Captain.
Marty is survived by his wife, Sally Becker; two sons, Martin P. (Cathy) Hanson Jr. and Adam Gunnar (Teddie) Hanson; one sister, Karen J. Babbitt; and one brother, Warren.... Click here to Read more

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 6:09:54 AM

Obituary (PA): Walter Dean Chadwick '44
Capt. Walter Dean Chadwick, 96 of Hooversville, died May 6, 2017 at home. Born Dec. 13, 1920 in Johnstown, son of Harold J. Chadwick and Lillian (Shugars) Chadwick Livingston. Preceded in death by parents, brother Harold Chadwick, and wife Gertrude (Trudy) of 67 years. Survived by children: Susan Cocke, W. David Chadwick, and Frances Eckman. Also survived by sister-in-law Frances Hesselbein, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Graduate of Johnstown High School in 1938, Valley Forge .... Click here to Read more
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 6:03:08 AM

Obituary (VA): Antero V. Santos '59
Antero Santos "Ted" (Age 79)
On April 20, 2017 Ted Santos of Arlington Virginia died at Capital Caring Hospice in Arlington, VA. after an extended illness. He was the dear husband of Regina Jabar Santos for 48 years. Ted was born in New Bedford, MA the son of the late Joann and Antero Santos. He attended the US Naval Academy and had a long career in commercial realty as owner of the Commercial General Realty Company.
A funeral mass will be held in his honor on May 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Ann.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 8, 2017 2:11:43 PM

Obituary (OH): Jeffrey Collins Moor '64
Jeffrey C. Moor died at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home where he received the very best care for many years.
He was born March 23, 1942, in Lima to the late Forest and Flora Mary (Collins) Moor. Surviving is his brother, John (Summur) Moor of Lima; daughter, Mary Walker of Columbus and a special friend, Ricky Roubin of Lima.
Mr. Moor graduated from Lima Senior High School where he was an outstanding swimmer. He then attended the U.S. Naval Academy, The Ohio State University and Ohio Northern Univer.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 8, 2017 1:55:34 PM

Obituary (TN): Terrence Joseph Camilleri '59
Captain Terrence Joseph Camilleri USN `59 age 81 of Tellico Village, Loudon, TN passed away May 3, 2017. Terry was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. After graduating from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, he served in the Navy on surface ships and nuclear power submarines, retiring after 27 ½ years. He then did consulting for nuclear power plants, retiring for the second time in 2003. Terry is survived by his wife Betty; 5 children; 11 grandchildren, and two sisters. The famil.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 8, 2017 1:39:21 PM

Obituary (AR): Byron Schriver Jr. '58
BYRON SCHRIVER JR., Shipmate, USNA, of Little Rock, passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at the age of 80. He was born in 1936 in Ft. Smith, Ark. His childhood residences consisted of Memphis, Tenn.; Cortez, Co.; the island of Guam; and Brooklyn, N.Y.
After graduating from Poly Prep Country Day School, an Ivy League preparatory academy in Brooklyn, Byron was appointed to the Naval Academy. He graduated with distinction, which permitted him to receive his diploma personally from President Dwight Eise.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 8, 2017 1:36:02 PM

Obituary (VA): Paul King German Jr. '52
PAUL K. GERMAN (Age 89) Colonel, USMC (Ret.)
Of Alexandria, VA. Passed away on April 9, 2017. He is survived by Lola and the children, Wayne (Martha), Leigh, Craig and Leslie; and brother, Ronald (Peggy). Following high school graduation in 1945, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and served in China. In 1948 he was appointed to the Naval Academy where he graduated in 1952 and commissioned in the Marine Corps. Following the Basic School he entered flight training at Pensacola, FL and he was desig.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 8, 2017 1:15:39 PM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Barbara (Clarence M. Caldwell '33)
BARBARA WELLS CALDWELL (104 years of age)
Of Kensington, Maryland, died in her home on April 15, 2017. Beloved Aunt Bobbie was born to B. O. Lowndes Wells and Bertha Ross Wells on April 3, 1913 in Coffeyville, Kansas. In 1922, the family returned to Hyattsville, Maryland, the hearth of her paternal grandmother Hyatt's family. Aunt Bobbie graduated from Gunston Hall in Northwest Washington and attended The George Washington University for two years. In 1935, she married Clarence Mills Caldwell, .... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 8, 2017 1:12:10 PM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Patricia (Vaughn E. Wilson Jr. '53)
A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND LOVES OF PATRICIA B. WILSON
Virginia Beach - Patricia Blanchard Wilson went to be in the glory of Our Lord on
May 2, 2017, dying peacefully at her home in Old Donation, Virginia Beach.
She was born in Colon, Panama, on January 14, 1935 and was the loving daughter of Rear Admiral James Williams Blanchard and Dorothy Doris Blanchard of Arlington, VA. She was pre-deceased by her brother Captain James W. Blanchard Jr. and her sister-in-law Carol Lee Knight.
She is s.... Click here to Read more

Monday, May 8, 2017 12:58:26 PM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Mary Helen (John Wise '45)
Mary Helen Meyett Wise, 92, passed away quietly on April 22, 2017 at Casey House in Derwood, MD. Mary Helen was born in Annapolis, MD, on July 6, 1924, the daughter of Leroy and Helen Meyett. She married John P. Wise, a member of the Class of 1945 United States Naval Academy, who preceded her in death on October 26, 1972. She is survived by her sons John Philip Wise, Jr. and Kenneth John Wise and her grandson, Kenneth John Wise, Jr., all of whom she loved dearly. Mary Helen donated her body to t.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 8, 2017 12:43:34 PM

Obituary (HI): Michael Joseph Moynahan '61
Michael Joseph Moynahan, 78, of Waimea died March 16 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was the owner of Kamaaina Golf Makers and a U.S. Navy veteran. Private services on Oahu. No flowers. Memorial donations to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743. Survived by wife, Joan Moynahan of Waimea; daughter, Shawn Moynahan of Kailua, Oahu; son, Brendan (Anne Marie) Moynahan of Waimea; brother, Pete (Yone) Moynahan of Waimea; two grandchildren; a nephew. Ar.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:26:12 PM

Obituary (MS): Robert Craig Brubaker '71
Robert Brubaker
Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Robert C. Brubaker, 69, of Meridian, Miss., passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Anderson Hospital.
Robert attended Dupo Grade School and Belleville Township High School.
He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1971. After receiving his Wings of Gold in 1973, he was assigned as a Jet Flight Instructor at NAS Meridian with the VT-9 Tigers. In 1976, Robert was transferred to the Panama Canal Zone as the Officer in Charge of the Patrol Boat Sc.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 4, 2017 9:55:43 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Jean (Walter D. Hall '46)
Jean Matthias Hall (March 13, 1922 - April 20, 2017)
Jean Matthias Hall, 95, of Saratoga, CA, formerly of San Francisco, CA, died peacefully in her sleep on April 20, 2017, at Brookdale Senior Living Community.
Born March 13, 1922 in Vallejo, CA, Jean's family soon moved to Angel Island in San Francisco Bay where she enjoyed equestrian riding amongst the locations' beautiful setting. Her education began in a one-room schoolhouse on Angel Island. She later commuted daily by Army boat from Angel.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, May 4, 2017 4:26:28 AM

Obituary (MD): Alexander Sledge Jr. '55
Alexander Sledge Jr, of Frederick, passed away April 22, 2017. He was born May 26, 1933 in Cambridge , MA to the late Alexander Sledge of Alabama and Elizabeth Baumgardner, born in Brazil.
Attending the Naval Academy, he was a Cpl. with the USMC (1953-1956), serving during the Korean War.
Mr. Sledge worked as a Technical Writer for GE and was a Member of St. Peter’s Church, Ocean City, the Optimist Club and the Lions Club. He was a founder of Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD
He en.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 5:03:27 AM

Obituary (VA): Mrs. Barbara (Dale C. Reed '42)
Barbara Thurman Reed of Boston, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2017 at home in Potomac Falls, Va. Barbara was born to Maj. Allen G. Thurman and Dorothy Fitch Thurman on Dec. 3, 1922 in Boston, Ma. She had two sisters. Her father died when she was 4 years old. When her mother re-married Maj. Gen. Harry Malony in 1928, Barbara gained a brother of the same age.The family lived on numerous Army posts, including Ft. McNair in Washington, D.C. Barbara attended George Washington Uni.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 4:54:31 AM

Obituary (MT): Derek Van Zant Mitchell '54
Derek Van Zant Mitchell died peacefully on April 21, 2017 in his Hamilton home surrounded by his wife and children. Derek was born March 29, 1932 in Binghamton, NY to Arnold and Grace Mitchell. His life was filled with his family and travel and was dedicated to service and helping others. He loved the water and was active in his children's swimming and diving practices and competitions. After his mother passed away at an early age, Derek was raised by family and friends. He was always an avid re.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 4:46:35 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Ethel (Charles C. DiBari '63)
Ethel Emily Di Bari passed away peacefully at the age of 73 at her home in Fremont, California. Born Ethel Emily Strom in Paterson, NJ, she met her husband, Charles Carlo Di Bari, in the summer of 1959. They married in a sword ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD on June 8, 1963. They started their family in December 1964 with the birth of their first son, Charles, followed by Joseph in January 1966, and daughter, Nicole, in February 1973. She and Charles lived in various parts of.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 4:34:30 AM

Obituary (CA): Mrs. Carol (Donald C. Voelker '53)
Dr. Carol J. Voelker (nee Filsinger) of La Jolla, CA passed away April 21, 2017. Born November 5, 1930, Buffalo, NY to Howard and Pauline Ruhlman Filsinger, Carol was a resident of La Jolla for more than 50 years. Carol and her husband, Lt. Donald C. Voelker, USNA 53, were married at Mary Star by the Sea in 1956. Their reception was held at the Marine Room. He preceded her in death on April 15, 1958. Carol was mother to Paula Christine (Scott) Morlan, LJHS 70, Lisa (Thomas) Owczarzak, LJHS 74, a.... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 1, 2017 6:28:40 PM

Obituary (OH): Mrs. Ann & Kermit William Greeneisen '57
Kermit William Greeneisen, 82, and Ann Howard Greeneisen, 80, of Pepper Pike, OH passed away Saturday, April 29. After almost 60 years of marriage they were joined in life and in death. Together they enjoyed gardening, art, music, friends and most importantly, their family. Please join the family in a celebration of their lives at the University Circle United Methodist Church, 1919 East 107th Street, Cleveland, OH on Friday, May 5th at 11am. The celebration will be followed by a short reception .... Click here to Read more
Monday, May 1, 2017 4:27:33 PM

Obituary (NJ): Horace Madison Leavitt Jr. '53
Captain Horace M. Leavitt, Jr. of Brick, NJ entered in the Kingdom of Heaven on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 surrounded by his loving wife and family members at Ocean Medical Center. Horace was born in Long Beach, California on April 26, 1929 to his parents Gertrude and Horace Leavitt, Sr. (deceased) and was predeceased in death by his first wife Nancy Dohring and sister, Mary Jo Hasselfeldt.
Surviving are his loving wife of 23 years, Joan Garvey Leavitt; son Horace M. Leavitt III and wife, Maria; d.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:40:26 AM

Obituary (CA): Thomas Shine Jr. '55
On Friday March 17, Saint Patrick's Day, we lost a fine Irishman, Thomas Shine Jr. Tom was born into a Navy family in Norfolk, Virginia. He spent most of his youth in Coronado where he made friendships that lasted throughout his lifetime. His family moved to Maryland in his teens where he graduated from Severn High School and was a competitive swimmer. He was accepted into the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and was a proud graduate of the class of 1955. Tom served 20 years on active duty, .... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 27, 2017 7:13:23 AM

Obituary (FL): Robert Scott Brooks '83
Robert Scott Brooks was born on May 7, 1961, at 11:05 a.m., in Richmond, Virginia, as the third child of Austin and Jo Ann (nee Thurston) Brooks. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20" long. Even as a young child, "Scott" exhibited an eager enthusiasm, vibrant intelligence, and boundless energy; characteristics that, as he grew and matured, continued to serve him in all of his endeavors and relationships as the man of passion, integrity, commitment, and honor that everyone who encountered h.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 27, 2017 7:05:21 AM

Obituary (WA): Ralph Lynn Williams '64
Ralph Lynn Williams (November 04, 1940--April 12, 2017)
Ralph Lynn Williams was born on November 5, 1940 to Ralph C. and Ethel Williams in Scottsbluff, Nebraska and passed away in Port Orchard, Washington at the Retsil Veteran's Home at the age of 76 years. Ralph graduated from Scottsbluff High School in Scottsbluff, Nebraska in 1958. He went two years to the Naval Academy and finished out his time in the reserves training Marines. He went to the University of Nebraska and transferred to Colora.... Click here to Read more

Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:57:16 AM

Obituary (OK): Luis Rodriguez '78
Luis Rodriguez was born October 9, 1955 in Pecos, TX to Miguel & Flora (Vuelvas) Rodriguez and passed from this life surrounded by family and faith on April 10, 2017 in Tulsa, OK at the age of 61. A graduate of Texas Tech who also studied at the United States Naval Academy, Luis was an electrical engineer most recently employed by WPX Energy; Luis also did independent computer consulting in his later years. That being said, Luis enjoyed everything relating to electronics. Outside of his care.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:43:40 AM

Obituary (MD): Alban Thompson McIsaac '55
Captain Alban Thompson 'Tom' McIsaac, USN (Retired), beloved son, brother, Naval Officer, teacher, uncle, friend, and father figure, departed this life on April 3, 2017 in Annapolis, MD. Tom was the son of RADM John M. McIsaac USN (Retired) and Nova Thompson McIsaac. He was born in San Diego, CA in 1933. As a young boy living in Oahu, he and his older brother observed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor while their father was out to sea. The family moved many times before Tom completed high scho.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:14:19 AM

Obituary (CA): Charles Anthony Gangloff '51
Charles Anthony Gangloff Age 89, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Marie (McNamee) and Charles Anthony Gangloff, Sr. He was a proud American, graduating from US Naval Academy, Annapolis in 1951, with an engineering degree. He served 8 years active duty in the Navy in both WWII and Korean War, and continued his service in the Naval Reserves for a total of 30 years of duty to his country. He earned his MBA from Harvard School of Business in 1957. His journey led him to set roots in his dream town o.... Click here to Read more
Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:05:47 AM

Obituary (WA): Willard Hall Walker III '48
Willard Hall Walker III was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Longview, to Willard and Lucile Walker Jr. He died March 10, 2017, at the Canterbury Inn, in Longview at age 91. Willard was a 1943 R.A. Long High School graduate, playing football and playing trumpet in the band. He attended Whitman College for one year before being appointed to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., graduating with a bachelor of science in 1947. He then served in the Navy stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii, for two year.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:17:45 AM

Obituary (TN): Bruce Arthur Grider '61
Bruce Arthur Grider, 78, of Franklin, TN died at 1:00 AM Sunday, April 2, 2017 at The Hearth at Franklin. Born March 27, 1939 in Washington, IN, he was the son of Dona Arthur and Bonnie Evelyn (Moore) Grider. He attended Washington High School where he played varsity baseball, basketball, and football. He briefly attended the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1964 from Butler University with degrees in History and Political Science. He was also a Freemason. Throughout his career in human resou.... Click here to Read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:07:27 AM

Obituary (WA) John Eldon Paulk '53
John E. Paulk (Oct. 11, 1930--to April 18, 2017)
John Paulk, 86, passed away in Bremerton, Washington April 18, 2017. John was born in Coffeyville, Kansas to John and Viola Paulk.
John graduated from the United States Naval Academy with the class of 1953. He was a surface warfare officer; serving on USS Stembel, World War II era destroyer, commanded the USS Whippoorwill, a mine sweeper homeported in Sasebo, Japan, served on cruisers, USS St. Paul and USS Albany. John was the commissioning Exec.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 9:07:40 AM

Obituary (MO): Mrs. Betty (Howard E. Cochran '46)
Betty Cochran, 92, of St. Charles, Mo., died Friday, April 21, 2017.
Betty was the loving wife of the late Howard Cochran; daughter of the late Elmer Ross and Artie Hazel Hovey; loving mother of Curt Cochran (Pam) and Scott Cochran (Janet); grandmother of Alisha, Amanda, Levi and Emily; and great-grandmother of Hannah, Carter, Matthew and Natalie.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Alvin Hovey. Inurnment was at USNA Annapolis. Family requests donations be made to their favor.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 8:39:57 AM

Obituary (CT): Mrs. Jane (James R. Hocking '53)
Jane Ann Hasselman Hocking, 86, died April 21, 2017 at her home in Roxbury, CT. She was preceded in death by her husband James Robert Hocking. She was born October 25, 1930 in LaSalle, IL, the daughter of the late Albert and Elsie Fay Hasselman.
She attended Penn Hall Junior College, where she was named Penn Hall Girl, and then transferred to the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where she graduated with a degree in physical education. She joined the Alpha Phi sorority in college and treasure.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 8:33:22 AM

Obituary (FL): Donald Paul Bowen '54
Donald Paul Bowen (November 19, 1931 - April 23, 2017)
Lieutenant Colonel Donald P. Bowen, 85, U.S. Marine Corps (retired), died peacefully at Hospice House in Ft. Pierce, FL on Sunday, 23 April 2017, after a lengthy illness.
He was a native of Pennsylvania, PA second of the six children of Joseph D. Bowen and Marie F. Bowen.
He was a graduate of Roman Catholic High School, the U.S. Naval Academy, George Washington University, and the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School.
He served in combat in Viet.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:40:31 AM

Obituary (GA): Robert Fenton Nevin '57
Robert Fenton Nevin, 81, of Kingsland passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center in Brunswick.

Bob was born February 8, 1936 in Dayton, Ohio, and spent his childhood in Grosse Isle,Mi. where he graduated High School before being accepted into the United States Naval Academy. He was part of the graduating class of 1957 from the Academy and began a long and illustrious career. His first assignment was aboard the Naval Destroyer the USS Holder. He then went t.... Click here to Read more

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:35:34 AM

Obituary (VA): Carlos Augusto Hernandez '58
Carlos Augusto Hernandez (September 19, 1934 - April 21, 2017)
Carlos Augusto Hernandez, age 82, of Bristow, Virginia passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Novant Health Haymarket Medical Center.
He was born on September 19, 1934 in Aguada, Puerto Rico, the son of the late Emilio and Filomena (Romaguera) Hernandez. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1958, and later retired as a Major in the US Air Force. After his military retirement, he also retired as an engineer after 13 years at.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 24, 2017 9:22:55 AM

Obituary (IL): Howard Eugene Lovely '55
Howard E. Lovely (November 6, 1932 - March 18, 2017 )
Howard Eugene Lovely, 84 of Wilmette, beloved husband of Marilyn J. Lovely nee Matovina; loving father of Lynn D. Lovely; dear brother of Patricia (Donald, Sr.) Kettelkamp of St. Louis, MO; caring uncle of Cheryl, Susan, and Donald Jr.
Funeral Mass: Saturday March 25, 2017 11:00 am at Saint Francis Xavier Church, 524 Ninth Street & Linden Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091.
Interment: is private at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, IL
In lieu of fl.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 24, 2017 7:18:19 AM

Obituary (TX): Richard Clark Dutnell '55
Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Clark Dutnell (September 12, 1932-April 17, 2017) was born in Lakewood, Ohio. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering. He was the starting center and middle linebacker on Navy's 1954 "Team Named Desire" squad that went 8-2 and defeated Mississippi 21-0, in the Sugar Bowl. Upon graduation, Dick joined the Air Force, took pilot training and became an instructor pilot. While stationed at Moore Field in Miss.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:42:48 AM

Obituary (MD): Mrs. Esther (Rip Miller - trustee emeritus)
On April 18, 2017 Esther Miller, age 110, passed away at the Ginger Cove Health Center. Esther was the wife of the late Rip Miller. Esther was a Trustee (Emeritus) with the USNA Foundation. She attended Purdue University and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Esther was a concert violinist with St. John's College; she was a winning golfer into her 90s, a staunch Navy football fan, a member of the Severn River Garden Club and the Pan-Hellenic Club. Esther was active in the Girl Scouts as a leader.... Click here to Read more
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:37:56 AM

Obituary (MS): Mrs. Sally (Edwin C. Rice Sr. '48)
Sally Bogan, age 89, died peacefully Monday, April 17, 2017, at Dugan Memorial Home after a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease.
She was born December 10, 1927 in Bienville, Louisiana, the daughter of Eula Loe and Walton A Crawford. Following high school graduation, she attended Judson College in Marion, Alabama, and Mary Washington College in Fredricksburg, Virginia. She was married in 1948 to Edwin Cromwell Rice Sr. upon his graduation from the United States Naval Academy until his death i.... Click here to Read more

Monday, April 24, 2017 6:24:48 AM

Obituary (MD): William Eugene Trueblood '53
Captain William E. Trueblood, USN (Ret) of Annapolis, MD passed on March 6, 2017. He was 87 years old. Bill was born in Bloomington, Indiana on January 16, 1930, the son of Raymond and Hazel Trueblood. He attended Indiana University for two years prior to entering the U.S. Naval Academy, where he graduated with distinction in 1953. He also received a Master's Degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, and the Professional Degree, Naval Engineer from Massachusetts Institute of Technolog.... Click here to Read more
Friday, April 21, 2017 6:55:04 AM

Obituary (MD): Franklin Scott Dobson '61