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In Memoriam

Deaths reported to the UMass Amherst Alumni Association from May 1 to August 31, 2016. To send a submission, CONTACT US.

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1930s

Robert L. Smith ’37S, 8/15/2016, Madison, WI

Myron M. Munson ’39S, 8/6/2016, Orinda, CA

 

1940s

Jane C. (Gagnon) Jenkins ’40S, 4/20/2016, Charlton

John F. Kirsch ’40, 8/2/2016, Williston, VT

Chester H. Dorchester ’41S, 6/17/2016, Virginia Beach, VA

Marian (Kuhn) Powers ’41, 12/8/2011, Stillwater, MN

Kathleen (Kell) Smith ’41, 5/1/2016, North Brookfield

Barbara (Critchett) Walker ’41, 8/8/2016, Harrisville, NH

Abigail M. (Stone) Benkeser ’42, 4/25/2016, Bend, OR

Dorothy B. (Kinsley) Barton ’43, 8/19/2016, South Bend, IN

Ruth (Sperry) Marum ’44, 7/17/2016, Leesburg, VA

Shirley A. O’Connell ’44, 5/19/2016, Farmington Hills, MI

Elizabeth (Atkinson) Rhodes ’44, 7/30/2016, Meredith, NH

Stanley P. Ziomek ’44S, 7/6/2016, Amherst

Marilyn (Hadley) Damon ’45, 5/31/2016, Saint Augustine, FL

Carol (White) Latorraca ’45, 8/20/2016, New Berlin, WI

John B. Delevoryas ’46, 6/28/2016, San Jose, CA

Ruth (Steele) Very ’46, 10/20/2015, Middleboro

Richard H. Kimball ’47, 7/27/2015, Ephrata, PA

George H. Millman ’47, 10/15/2015, Jamesville, NY

Frederic A. Rothery ’47, 6/26/2016, Wilbraham

Thelma (Kagan) Boorstein ’48, 6/13/2016, Fresh Meadows, NY

Ramona (Card) Doten ’48, 5/15/2016, Wethersfield, CT

Irving Gold ’48S, 5/27/2016, East Longmeadow

John H. Farquharson ’49, 8/1/2016, Framingham

George N. Galusha Jr. ’49S, 6/9/2016, Granby

Emerson W. Hibbard ’49, 5/11/2016, El Paso, TX

Shirley (Braman) Merriam ’49, 6/17/2016, Owensboro, KY

Joseph R. O’Gorman ’49, 12/29/2015, Hampstead, MD

Kayem Ovian ’49S, 5/30/2016, Orange Park, FL

Casper J. Perednia ’49, 7/31/2016, Shrewsbury

Norman J. Roy ’49, 3/13/2016, Indialantic, FL

 

1950s

Stewart A. Bain ’50, 12/16/2012, Ellicott City, MD

Anson R. Cooke ’49, ’50G, 4/25/2016, Pittsboro, NC

Raymond M. Cornish Jr. ’50, 2/13/2013, Littleton

Raymond J. Demeo ’50, 7/11/2016, Mashpee

Leonard H. Gaffen ’50, 5/3/2016, Canton

Gordon G. Geis ’49, ’50G, 4/30/2012, Sarasota, FL

Philip S. Gilmore Jr. ’50, 6/17/2016, Onset

Rolf O. Gullans ’50, 7/1/2016, Savannah, GA

Donald E. Hattin ’50, 6/24/2016, Bloomington, IN

Kenneth B. Howe Sr. ’50, 6/21/2016, Wales

Helen (Mitchell) Popp ’50, 7/21/2016, Rockland, ME

Louis R. Simeoni ’50G, 5/19/2016, Philadelphia, PA

Rodney L. Sirois ’50, 6/13/2016, Hingham

John C. Stockbridge ’50S, 4/14/2015, Minneapolis, MN

William G. Collins Jr. ’51S, 8/14/2016, North Liberty, IA

Donald R. Fairman ’51, 2016, Richmond, VA

Robert B. MacDonald ’51S, 8/25/2016, West Springfield

Fortunato J. Rizzitano ’51, 11/6/2012, Southborough

Clifford J. Audette ’52, 6/17/2016, Worcester

Robert M. Boland ’52, 4/25/2016, Pittsfield

Frank R. D’Argento ’52, 12/25/2011, West Newton

Owen M. Rogers ’52, 5/24/2016, Durham, NH

Betty (Dowd) Sinkiewicz ’52, 2/17/2014, Weymouth

Peter L. Groff ’53S, 5/13/2016, Mayville, NY

Edward C. Hempel III ’53S, 6/25/2016, Orleans

Dolores (Leitzen) Hutner ’53, 4/23/2016, Springfield

Richard L. Nickless ’53, 4/29/2016, Petersham

Walter H. Sargent Jr. ’53, 7/24/2016, Sarasota, FL

Carolyn (Alger) Marx ’54, 5/26/2016, Framingham

Richard E. Mortberg ’54, 7/15/2016, Louisville, KY

John A. Redmond ’54S, 7/27/2016, Brewster

Robert D. Smith ’54, 6/10/2016, Manchester, NH

Edward D. Sullivan ’54, 4/5/2016, Lawrence

Martin P. Wolf ’54, 10/20/2014, Canton

John M. Gallagher Jr. ’55, 5/20/2016, Amherst

Robert E. Gregoire ’55, 2/7/2015, Port Charlotte, FL

Rosemarie (Morse) St. Germain ’55, 7/3/2016, Grandview, MO

Donald R. Avery ’56, 8/18/2016, Colrain

Lura A. (Williams) Crowell ’56, 8/24/2016, East Dennis

Arno Liberles ’56, 2016, Teaneck, NJ

Victor A. Triolo ’56, 8/7/2016, Easton, CT

Hester (Vann) Welch ’56, 7/11/2016, Trumansburg, NY

Deane Lanphear ’57, 6/18/2016, Topsham, ME

Rudolph J. Laporte ’57, 12/20/2013, Meredith, NH

Gerald D. McLellan ’57, 7/10/2016, Naples, FL

Helen L. O’Leary ’57, 6/20/2015, South Burlington, VT

David K. Bailey ’58S, 8/16/2016, Haverhill

Lee B. Crowell ’58S, 7/5/2016, Indian Orchard

William C. Emsley ’58, 7/6/2016, Taunton

H. Thurston Handley ’53S, ’58, ’58G, 6/3/2016, Concord

David J. Lane ’58, 7/25/2016, Pittsburgh, PA

David A. Olson ’58, 8/3/2016, Ashburn, VA

Philip R. Berardi ’59, 8/16/2016, North Easton

John H. Fahey ’59, 7/27/2016, Sunset Beach, NC

Frank J. Kaveney Jr. ’59, 7/8/2016, Palm Coast, FL

Muriel (Gallinaro) Leblanc ’59, 7/7/2016, Agawam

Samuel R. Mascitti ’59, ’76G, 8/12/2016, Leominster

George F. Raymond ’59, 6/19/2016, Bonita Springs, FL

Ellsworth L. Sharpe ’59, 7/11/2016, Newport News, VA

Marcia J. (Zalesky) Young ’59, 8/1/2016, Ashburn, VA

 

1960s

James R. Forkey ’60, ’67G, 7/8/2016, Brimfield

Joseph C. Hannigan Jr. ’60, 5/27/2016, Seminole, FL

Bette A. (Baker) Jennings ’60, 6/27/2016, Tonganoxie, KS

Barbara K. Jones ’60G, 2/4/2016, Sanibel, FL

Lauria (Bullock) Burke ’61, 12/29/2012, Burke, VA

Ralph Ditano ’61, 9/2/2015, Washington, DC

Donald E. Jordan ’61S, 7/3/2016, Greenfield

Allyn W. Coombs ’62, 6/10/2016, Bernardston

Arthur M. Harkins ’62, 5/17/2016, Saint Michael, MN

Harriet (Hawkins) Haynes ’62, 5/24/2016, Lee

Paula S. (McMahon) Vannicola ’62, 7/5/2016, Danville, CA

Mary Ann (Walker) Collins ’63, 10/15/2015, Watchung, NJ

Pierre P. Lessard ’63, 8/22/2016, East Windsor, CT

Vernon F. Pero ’63, 4/1/2016, Leesburg, FL

Edward H. Wiley ’63S, 2/23/2016, Lynnfield

John C. Yarmac III ’63, 6/25/2016, Shelburne Falls

Hilda (Jennings) Young ’63, 7/30/2016, Spencer

Charles O. Anderson Jr. ’64, 5/20/2016, Gloucester

Cecil Isaac Camber ’64PhD, 7/23/2016, Miami Beach, FL

Robert J. Dudley ’64G, 3/11/2016, Warwick, RI

Gene K. Fleming ’64, 8/15/2016, Stuart, FL

Douglas R. Knapp ’64, 10/24/2012, Hyde Park

David A. Giroux ’65S, 8/6/2016, South Hadley

Robert W. Hugo ’65, 7/27/2016, Newburyport

Robert D. Merrill ’65G, 5/1/2016, Fresno, CA

Jeffrey F. Rowse ’65S, 6/25/2016, Attleboro

James T. Carswell ’66, 10/1/2015, Bradenton, FL

Joseph W. Gaffney ’66G, 5/3/2016, Richmond, VA

John R. McCarthy ’66, 1/6/2012, Hanson

Edward A. Merski Jr. ’66, 6/14/2016, Gilford, NH

Nancy A. Abrams ’67, 7/12/2016, Saint Petersburg, FL

Kenneth A. Berk ’67, 4/4/2015, Framingham

Thomas C. Boyd ’67PhD, 6/8/2016, La Jolla, CA

Alan D. Downey ’67S, 4/30/2016, Exeter, NH

Robert B. Emerson ’67, 4/26/2016, New York, NY

Joel H. Goldman ’67, 6/2/2016, The Villages, FL

Robert O. Moyer ’67S, 7/4/2016, Onset

Geraldine M. Tine ’67G, 3/11/2016, Melbourne, FL

Roger B. Yacopucci Jr. ’66G, ’67G, 4/4/2014, Clinton

Richard A. Jolicoeur ’68, 2/4/2015, North Branch, MI

Donald G. Newton Jr. ’68, 4/28/2016, Linn Grove, IN

Judith A. Ozuransky ’68, 11/1/2015, Peabody

Susan N. (Hennick) Provost ’68, 4/14/2016, Oro Valley, AZ

Katherine R. (Ketonen) Clark ’69, 8/13/2016, Rutland

Margaret M. Cleary ’69, 7/27/2016, Old Lyme, CT

George T. Gilman ’69, 12/9/2014, Shorewood, WI

Francis B. Larkin Jr. ’69, 6/25/2016, Newburyport

Louis W. St. Cyr ’69S, 4/22/2016, Amory, MS

 

1970s

James H. Bakos ’70, 5/22/2014, Santa Ana, CA

Alfred B. Cenedella III ’70, 7/27/2016, Naples, FL

John A. MacLean ’70, 6/17/2016, Hatfield

William A. Morrison Jr. ’68, ’70G, 5/23/2016, Nashville, IN

William B. Murphy ’71, 5/19/2016, Auburn

William E. Allen ’72EdD, 6/8/2016, Bolton

George M. Ball ’72, 5/25/2016, Wakefield

John F. Bean ’72, 5/18/2016, Greenfield

Paul F. Maloney ’72, 5/26/2016, Boston

Marieanna M. Pape ’72G, 11/12/2014, Cranston, RI

Paul A. Gagnon ’73, 4/26/2016, Sunderland

Peter P. Laurenza ’73, 7/9/2016, Hadley

James R. McNamara ’73, 7/1/2016, Cleveland, OH

Wayne N. Mitton ’70S, ’73, 8/15/2016, Beverly

Donald Nelson ’73, 6/19/2016, Cambria, CA

William A. Reader ’73PhD, 5/11/2016, Vienna, VA

Rochelle M. Robkin ’73G, 5/3/2016, Baraboo, WI

Ernest A. Seglie ’73PhD, 5/1/2016, Kensington, MD

Jack W. Thomas ’73, 5/26/2016, Hopkinsville, KY

Stanley W. Wisnioski Jr ’72, ’73G, 7/17/2016, Cottondale, FL

Darlene (Baxter) Arthur ’74, 7/17/2016, Southwick

Doris M. Dickinson ’74, ’77G, 2/20/2015, Fort Myers, FL

Bruce W. Eyler ’74, 2/1/2016, Chicopee

John F. Flaherty ’74, 8/18/2016, Bethlehem, PA

King B. Frazer ’74G, 6/22/2016, Argyle, NY

William W. Girouard ’74, 5/3/2016, Medford

David B. Harrington ’74, 8/22/2015, Newport Beach, CA

James P. Harrison ’74, 6/16/2016, Springfield

Paul E. Hughes ’74, 5/1/2016, Weare, NH

James S. Kaczenski ’74S, 4/10/2016, Bowdon, GA

Stanley J. Kopec Jr. ’74, 6/21/2016, Pepperell

Daniel W. Lautt ’74, 8/20/2016, Hillsborough, NJ

David E. Levy ’74G, 6/2/2016, Nevada City, CA

Sharman E. Prouty ’74, 7/31/2016, Orange

Sandra (Parr) Tjitendero ’74, 7/26/2015, Windhoek, Namibia

Kevin P. Toomey ’74, 7/26/2016, Pittsfield

Joseph Grabinski ’75EdD, 7/22/2016, Vernon Rockville, CT

Maria R. Holmes-Simms ’75G, 7/5/2016, Hampton, VA

Leslie A. MacPhaul ’75, 5/7/2016, Springfield

Esther (Rea) Bailey ’76, 2/3/2013, Northampton

Patricia A. (Dirusso) Cusack ’76, 3/29/2012, Wakefield

Arthur L. Gillette ’76EdD, 5/26/2016, Meudon, France

Ann H. Grose ’76G, 6/8/2016, Amherst

Gerard S. Gryski ’76PhD, 4/28/2016, Auburn, AL

Peter D. Hughes ’76G, 5/10/2016, Chesapeake City, MD

Mark Jacobson ’76, 5/12/2012, Sharon

Barbara A. Lauzier ’76, 6/12/2016, Plymouth

Andrew Les ’76, 8/22/2016, Adams

Clifford A. Miles ’76, 5/6/2016, Mountain Lakes, NJ

Lorraine B. Quesada ’76EdD, 4/23/2016, Townsend

Harry V. Bellmar ’77, 6/12/2016, Dennis Port

David S. Deck ’77, 5/14/2016, Madison, ME

Dorothy A. Fitzgerald ’77, 5/24/2016, Holyoke

Mark A. Matasavage ’73, ’77G, 6/1/2016, Middlebury, CT

William A. Saunders ’77G, 7/21/2016, Waterloo, SC

Susan E. (Dvorachek) Weisenberger ’77, 7/25/2016, Chanute, KS

Brian M. White ’77, 4/30/2016, Ashland

Estelle R. Wilson ’77, 3/20/2016, Hyattsville, MD

Jeffrey M. Arnold ’78, 7/18/2016, Andover

Paul W. Couture ’78, 8/25/2016, Dighton

Keith C. Hersh ’78G, 8/5/2016, Reading

Margarete M. (Schwabe) LaRoche ’78, 4/9/2016, Bradenton, FL

William J. Rice ’78, 5/21/2016, Bountiful, UT

Thomas P. Shola ’78, 7/10/2016, Osprey, FL

Michael D. Altfillisch ’75, ’79G, 6/29/2016, Carrboro, NC

Gerald V. Litchfield ’78S, ’79, ’91G, 5/14/2016, Belchertown

Michael H. Phillips ’79, 6/4/2016, Marshfield

Andrew J. Singer ’75G, ’79PhD, 11/8/2012, Mill Valley, CA

Kevin G. Woods ’79, 6/10/2016, Marshfield

 

1980s

Gillian Adams ’80PhD, 8/15/2016, Williamstown

Kathleen M. Baum ’80, 5/26/2016, Raleigh, NC

Daniel F. Harrington Jr. ’80, 6/12/2016, Falmouth

Edward J. Midura ’80, 2/12/2015, Marlton, NJ

Rebecca W. Lekberg ’81G, 7/13/2016, Wilbraham

Clifton H. McCormick ’81, 6/23/2016, Cary, NC

Donna M. Reardon ’81, 5/7/2016, Quincy

Joe L. Jackson ’82EdD, 4/20/2016, Yorktown Heights, NY

Julie P. Leonard ’82, 4/28/2016, Bradenton, FL

Therese Pasquale ’82PhD, 7/7/2016, Amherst

Leo J. Canuel ’83S, 6/21/2016, Somerset

Bard Rogers Hamlen ’83EdD, 8/14/2016, West Roxbury

Jere E. Hornung ’83G, 5/22/2016, Wellesley Hills

Stephen J. Mogilnicki ’83, 6/15/2016, Somerset

Susan D. G. Warford ’83G, 4/22/2016, Wakefield, RI

Elizabeth A. Carras ’84, 7/28/2016, Agawam

Jeanne N. Muldoon ’84, 8/25/2016, Chicopee

Robert L. Nicholas ’84, 6/3/2016, Peabody

John F. Ruggeri ’84, 8/22/2016, Peabody

H. Oldam Brooks ’85EdD, 5/7/2016, Holden

Robert A. Catlin ’85, 11/9/2014, Raleigh, NC

Ming Y. Chu ’85, 5/19/2016, Sudbury

Laurel (Spar) Kahn ’76G, ’85EdD, 5/5/2016, Leverett

William K. Woodger ’85G, 5/21/2016, Pittsfield

M. Lee Allison ’86PhD, 8/16/2016, Tucson, AZ

Matthew J. Coughlin ’86, 6/29/2016, Concord, NH

David A. Healey ’86, 7/22/2016, Shelburne Falls

Philip A. Klausmeyer ’86, 8/25/2016, Holden

Lynn M. McDonald ’86, 7/3/2016, Honolulu, HI

Mary T. McGillicuddy ’86, 6/21/2016, San Francisco, CA

Philip N. Cox ’87PhD, 4/24/2016, Florence

Jane E. Jones ’87, 7/9/2016, Denver, CO

Elaine L. Kelly ’87G, 5/1/2016, Lanesboro

Jens U. Lammers ’87, 11/17/2015, Cambridge

Eric A. Sinisalo ’82S, ’87, 4/29/2016, Framingham

Michael C. Hanson ’81S, ’88, 7/30/2016, Framingham

David L. Higgins ’88, 7/26/2016, Duxbury

Sandra W. Bowers ’87, ’89G, 6/1/2016, Holden

Catherine E. Humphreys ’89G, 7/25/2016, Fitchburg

 

1990s

Karen R. Murphy ’90, 8/17/2016, South Hadley

Thomas A. Peck III ’90, 10/27/2015, Ellington, CT

Marcie (Oppenheimer) Nolan ’91, 4/1/2016, Ft Lauderdale, FL

Linda L. (Horner) Bernard ’92, 5/17/2016, Bonita Springs, FL

Matthew T. Kost ’93, 5/19/2016, Hingham

Pauline A. Parker ’95, ’09G, ’16EdD, 4/26/2016, Northampton

Barbara V. Kuhns ’96, 7/30/2016, Ashfield

Alice J. (Demirjian) Selverian ’96, 8/17/2016, Voorhees, NJ

Elizabeth A. Supski ’97, 7/17/2016, Grafton

Michelle M. Nafpliotis ’98, 5/15/2016, Upper Saddle River, NJ

Jason M. Webster ’98, 6/13/2016, Plymouth

Kevin N. Johnston ’99, 5/25/2016, Easthampton

 

2000s

Sergei V. Semyrog ’00, 7/1/2016, Easthampton

Shem V. Kellogg ’04, 6/21/2016, Plaistow, NH

Don Shuwarger ’06G, 7/27/2016, Alamogordo, NM

Irene-Marie N. Navin ’07, 8/23/2016, Brattleboro, VT

 

2010s

Seth A. Rakiey ’10, 5/6/2016, Pepperell

Jessica L. Depina ’11, 4/7/2015, District Heights, MD

Lauren B. Minchella ’14G, 8/26/2016, Springfield

Melissa Wong ’14, 7/21/2016, Jericho, NY

 

Faculty

Jeanne M. Borfitz ’81, ’97G, 8/6/2016, Florence

Robert D. Colbert, 8/12/2016, Amherst

Dena F. Dincauze, 8/14/2016, Amherst

Stanley J. Engelsberg, 10/4/2013, Amherst

Seymour Epstein, 5/20/2016, Amherst

Edwin A. Gere, 5/15/2016, Leverett

Severt J. Savereid, 6/30/2012, Charlestown

Robert D. Schultz, 5/22/2016, Northampton

Ernest T. Selig, 8/7/2016, Pelham

J. E. Sunderland, 5/24/2016, Durham, NC

Robert E. Wellman, 5/8/2016, Amherst

Miriam K. Whaples, 2/2016, Nantucket