These members of the College community recently represented Bates at college and university inaugurations.
Victoria Daniels Aberhart '59, at the inauguration of Joanne V. Creighton as president of Mount Holyoke College.
William C. Hiss '66, at the inauguration of Walter E. Massey as president of Morehouse College.
Elinor Mills Schulte '48, at the inauguration of J. Michael Orenduff as president of New Mexico State University.
Damon M. Stetson '36, at the inauguration of Sandra Featherman as president of the University of New England.
George H. Windsor '38, at the inauguration of H. Patrick Swygert as president of Howard University.
John R. Fuller Scholarship Fund
Bryant C. Gumbel '70 Fund
Richard L. and Marjorie Walther Keach '44,'46 Scholarship Fund
Grant S. Lewis '62 Scholarship Fund
Roger E. Lucas Fund
Philip J. Otis Fund
Dr. Jason M. Tanzer Fund
Miriam H. Wheeler '34 Fund
Alva S. Appleby '34 $5,000
Chester A. Baker $60,000
Jean Sangster Bright H'16
Charles J. Geiger $1,000
Alice E. Lucas $50,000
Matthew M. Rhuland '31 $7,505
Miriam H. Wheeler '34 $50,000
Caroline Buschmann Barnes and Norman Linson, November 11, 1995.|
Mary Lou Townley and Ken Swasey, July 15, 1995.|
Mary Robinson and Stephen F. Johansson, August 18, 1995.|
Ou-yang Xingxing and Mark Bergeron, August 19, 1995.|
Kathleen Garnett and Tamim Jones, August 23, 1992.|
Susan B. Davis and Paul N. Claus, 1986.|
Mimi Bernsten and James Doble, October 1994.
Katherine A. Ames and William McCormick, April 27, 1995.|
Laurie Ann Sparrell and Donald deB. Gardner, June 17, 1995.
Doreen F. Connor and Arnold H. Hoftalen, September 3, 1995.|
Margaret E. Orto and Kevin A. Welber, July 22, 1995.
Molly B. Joseph and Forrest S. Ward, January 27, 1990.
Sandra D. Beal and Todd Carpenter, September 16, 1995.|
Diana Zantos and Laurier Beaupre, December 30, 1995.
Amy C. Frankenburg and Robert P. Miller, May 7, 1995.
Beth A. Budnick and John J. Pacheco, Jr., September 16, 1995.
Virginia E. Voigt and Carroll S. Canipe, October 8, 1994.
Heather Beebe and Luc Jarry, February 2, 1996.|
Denise Chevalier and Gregory C. Doppstadt, June 12, 1993.
Erin L. Hourihan '86 and Michael A. Eisenfeld, May 20, 1995.
Shannon McHone and Hans von Weiss, 1994.
Erin L. Hourihan and Michael A. Eisenfeld '85, May 20, 1995.|
Anna Gailitis '88 and Douglas Strout, May 1995.
Kristina L. Wesslen '88 and John L. Weiner, April 27, 1996.
Jennifer Carr and George Rice, September 17, 1995.|
Yvonne Motteishead and Nathan Grove, July 27, 1991.
Kathleen Leonard and Joseph Bertagna, September 23, 1995.
Sandra Liepins and Gregory Busby, July 29, 1995.
Kathleen Maloney and Tracy Sykes, August 5, 1995.
Anna Gailitis '88 and Douglas Strout, May 1995.
Stephanie True and Daniel Peters, June 3, 1995.
Lynn E. Dolberg and John D. Rossi, June 3, 1995.|
Amy L. Dowd and Richard C. Bartholomew, Jr., August 25, 1995.
Michelle Kahmeyer and Robert Gabbe, December 18, 1994.
Anna Gailitis and Douglas Strout '86, May 1995.
Christina D. Kotronis and Paul J. Reulbach, September 24, 1995.
Barbara J. Leahey and Patrick A. Sullivan, February 3, 1996.
Nancy L. McAllister and John A. Tabb, August 19, 1995.
Judith V. Burns '91 and Gregory D. Miller, August 26, 1995.
Carolyn Cornell and Edward Quill, September 9, 1995.
Jane M. Sumner and Daniel L. Richardson, April 22, 1995.
Kristina L. Wesslen and John L. Weiner '86, April 27, 1996.
Beth Griffiths and Colin Browning, October 1992.|
Christine A. Sperry and Frederick S. Browning III, August 5, 1995.
Kim Y. Brandon and Jacques M. Bazile '90, August 1994.
Caroline B. Deminski and Charles J. Keenan III, May 13, 1995.
Nora V. Demleitner and Michael D. Smith, July 29, 1995.
Teresa Gualdoni and Thomas Fortin, August 21, 1995.
Amy Freeman and James Winslow, June 24, 1995.
Tara E. Griffin and Eric Iversen, June 3, 1995.
Jennifer Iba and Terrence Rudd, Jr., May 27, 1995.
Wendy A. Lister and Jason E. Root, November 11, 1995.
Stephanie C. Schidat and Peter C. Lyons, September 23, 1995.
Laurie Pangione and Joseph J. Mancinelli, November 18, 1995.
Lisa Vorhees and Donald E. O'Rourke, Jr., October 7, 1995.
Barbara Bria and Michael Pugliese, September 2, 1995.
Larissa J. Shumway and Neal F. Pratt, October 21, 1995.
Jody Lockwood and Mark D. Thompson, October 1994.
Amanda C. Macintosh and Stig E. Zarle, October 14, 1995.
Kim Y. Brandon '89 and Jacques M. Bazile, August 1994.|
Martha Scher and Mark Clizbe, December 30, 1995.
Elizabeth A. Davies and Jeffrey S. Knott, November 11, 1995.
Kaela M. Curtis '92 and Gavin E. Little-Gill III, June 24, 1995.
Ashley G. Lucas and Kees de Waal, June 23, 1995.
Jaleen Milligan and Michael Siekman, September 23, 1996.
Jacqueline B. Pizer and Nick Vlietstra, November 11, 1995.
Laurie H. Plante and Donald M. Graumann '92, April 1994.
Kelli Lyn Reyngoudt and Steven J. Stowe, July 15, 1995.
Patricia A. Ringers and Richard B. Iams, September 16, 1995.
Robbin Lynn Reardon and David W. B. Smith, September 23, 1995.
Jennifer L. Spencer and Andrew Mc. Dutton, May 27, 1995.
Nancy A. Flynn '92 and David Bass, May 1995.|
Judith V. Burns and Gregory D. Miller '88, August 26, 1995.
Nancy E. Collins and Robert C. True III, September 30, 1995.
Kristyne E. Edwards and Chad C. Stiteler, September 9, 1995.
Lisa Ann Peznowski and Michael E. Martin, August 12, 1995.
Erika K. Higdon and James F. O'Brian, Jr., October 8, 1994.
Kimberly F. Peard and Daniel A. Coccoluto, September 30, 1995.
Rhonda D. Price and Brian A. Zaffino, June 11, 1995.
A. Tracy Talbot and Matthew C. Spencer, May 13, 1995.
Carolyn N. Lowe and Mark W. Thompson, August 12, 1995.
Mary Catherine Bilotta and Stephen Caracoppa, October 14, 1995.|
Kaela M. Curtis and Gavin E. Little-Gill III '90, June 24, 1995.
Nancy A. Flynn and David Bass '91, May 1995.
Laurie Plante '91 and Donald M. Graumann, April 1994.
Aimee G. Rogstad and William J. Guidera, July 1, 1995.
Ashley G. Lucas and Kees de Waal, June 23, 1995.
Cynthia K. Smith and James W. Alexander, Jr., October 28, 1995.
Meredith L. Child '95 and Clare Ralph Greenlaw, Jr., February 17, 1996.|
Samantha J. Kinney and Anthony J. Leone, August 19, 1995.
Alicia Klick and Christopher Malvik, September 9, 1995.
Rebecca Sanferrare and Thomas Throop, September 2, 1995.
|1994||Kathryn S. Ganley and Barnabas B. Wickham, December 30, 1995.|
Shona L. Galloway '92 and David M. Michaud, June 25, 1994. * (Correction)
Meredith L. Child and Clare Ralph Greenlaw, Jr. '93, February 17, 1996.|
Carl and Denise Peterson, Rachel Patrice, April 25, 1995.|
Colin and Robin Fuller, Erin Rose, March 1996.|
Frederic and Barbara Grant, Eva Taylor, June 15, 1995.|
Tamim and Kathleen Garnett Jones, Devin, July 18, 1993.|
Paul and Barbara Braman Sklarew '78, Olivia Jeanne, July 12, 1995.
Paul '77 and Barbara Braman Sklarew, Olivia Jeanne, July 12, 1995. |
Charles and Valerie Hovey McCutcheon, Gregory Dean, October 22, 1995; James Hovey, December 13, 1992.
Christian Andresen and Donna Anderson, Kyle, March 2, 1994.|
Jack and Sheila Cleary, Meghan, October 20, 1995.
Paul and Susan Davis Claus, Timothy 1992; Peter, 1988.
James and Mimi Doble, Gabriel, January 8, 1995.
Tom Ficarra and Lorraine Olashaw, Margaret Ellen, September 2, 1995.
K. Spencer '82 and Janet Leary-Prowse, Graham Kenton Prowse, October 31, 1995.
Glenn and Lucy Saunders-Kish, Autumn Hannah, January 11, 1995.
Spyro Mitrokostas and Melissa Stopyra, Sophia Christian, December 3, 1995.|
Christopher and Manya Jennings, Hannah Jeannette, November 21, 1995; Erin Elizabeth, May 12, 1994.|
K. Spencer and Janet Leary-Prowse, Graham Kenton Prowse, October 31, 1995.
Kevin '84 and Ellen Wilkinson Howard, Jonathan David and Andrew Christopher, January 30, 1995.
Algis and Eileen Milauskas Leveckis, Stephan Evan, June 11, 1993.|
Forrest and Molly Ward, Edwin Daniel, July 15, 1994.
Kevin and Ellen Wilkinson Howard '82, Jonathan David and Andrew Christopher, January 30, 1995.|
Robert and Elizabeth Hickey Ravenelle '85, Jeremy Patrick, October 3, 1995.
Mark and Melissa Bailey Abate, Molly Catherine, October 14, 1994.|
James Russell and Julie Carson, Emma Carson Russell, November 11, 1995.
Gregory and Denise Doppstadt, Andrew Wolfgang, January 30, 1995.
Robert '84 and Elizabeth Hickey Ravenelle, Jeremy Patrick, October 3, 1995.
Christopher and Molly Marchese Mullin '87, Rachel, November 6, 1995.
William and Merritt Locke, Madeline Aremander, December 3, 1995.
Dana and Jennifer Solms, Alexandrea-B., March 20, 1995.
Anthony Biette and Ann Rittenburg, Jessamyn Rittenburg Biette, October 17, 1995.|
Peter Senghas and Kellie Thibodeau '87, Samuel Lee, February 26, 1996.
Kenneth and Terri Woodard, Luke David, August 4, 1995.
Christopher and Rebecca Stevens Fasciano '88, Amanda Glena, November 10, 1995.|
Nathan and Yvonne Grove, Connor Byrne, January 13, 1995.
Michael and Mary Yost Hoye, Sara Michelle, July 18, 1995.
Erik and Susanne Morrison Jarnryd, Andrew Deven, September 1, 1994.
Michael and Amy Logan Johnston, Timothy Michael, March 4, 1995.
David and Leslie Kawer Deehl, Grace, June 27, 1995.
Christopher '85 and Molly Marchese Mullin, Rachel, November 6, 1995.
Edward and Susan Melrose Yurek, Patrick Edward, March 11, 1995.
Steven and Sheryl Sawin, Maggie, April 8, 1995.
Thomas '88 and Linda Stanley Trautwein, Eric Preston, October 2, 1995.
Peter Senghas '86 and Kellie Thibodeau, Samuel Lee, February 26, 1996.
Stephen and Susan Woods, Alexander, May 13, 1995.
Douglas and Adrienne Terry D'Olimpio, Zoe Rose, November 17, 1995.|
Thomas and Linda Stanley Trautwein '87, Eric Preston, October 2, 1995.
Christopher '87 and Rebecca Stevens Fasciano, Amanda Glena, November 10, 1995.
Daniel and Anne Pettigrew Woodruff '90, Emma Kathryn, February 22, 1996.
Pietro and Sara Steinert Borella, Anna Florence, July 11, 1995.
Philip and Pauline Bonasia, Jacqueline Michelle, December 3, 1995.|
Ted and Joan Farrington Guild, Dare Paige, November 25, 1995.
Jeff and Carolyn Gitlin, Melissa, September 12, 1995.
Rodney and Alexandra Smith Rowland, Benjamin Williams, July 18, 1995.
Daniel '88 and Anne Pettigrew Wodruff, Emma Kathryn, February 22, 1996.|
Frank E. Drisko, November 20, 1995.|
An educator for more than fifty years, Frank Drisko graduated from the University of Maine, having attended Bates from 1915 to 1916. As was often the case in the early part of this century, Drisko served as principal and submaster in several Maine schools -- Brooklin, Columbia Falls, Jackman, Millbridge, York Village -- before he received his college degree. He was superintendent of the Columbia District, as well as in Mechanic Falls and Poland, during the forties. He was a Master Mason, AF & AM, and in 1994 he celebrated his one hundredth birthday with a special party in his honor at the Caribou (Maine) Nursing home. He leaves two daughters, four stepchildren, twenty-five grandchildren, and twenty-two great-grandchildren.
Vera Safford Gero, October 29, 1995.|
A member of the Bates Key, Vera Safford Gero maintained an affectionate interest in Bates throughout her life. She had been class president for five years; she was an officer in the New York Bates Club, and a member of the executive committee of the Alumni Council for a term. In 1918-1919 she worked in Washington, D.C., for the war effort. Following graduation, she taught English and math at Mendham (New Jersey) High School, where she was also assistant principal. For eight years she taught Spanish in Bloomfield High School, also doing graduate work in Spanish at Columbia University. An active volunteer and board member in Girl Scouts, Red Cross, PTA, and her church, she was also a longtime officer in the American Association of University Women. She had been president of AAUW branches in both the Oranges and Bloomfield. From 1964 to 1968 she was president of the New Jersey division and received a citation for her contributions to the organization. She was a member of the Women's Independent Republican Club of Millburn, the Essex County Republican Finance Committee, and the Morrow Memorial Church. She leaves daughters Gail Gero and Wilma Gero Clapham '57, with whom she had lived in Ottawa, Canada, since 1980, and a nephew, John L. Russell '48. She was predeceased by her husband, William, and a brother, Linwood '26.
Florence Fernald Howard, December 9, 1995.|
After teaching school and serving as an assistant principal in Hanover, New Hampshire, Florence Fernald Howard was a homemaker, organist, and choir director in her church. Since 1975 she had lived in Pilgrim House, American Baptist Homes of California, in Los Altos.
Leona Sloan, January 1, 1996.|
Leona Sloan received her M.A. degree from Bates in 1936 and studied for a B.S. degree in library science at New York State College, Albany. A high-school teacher in New York State, she first taught in Cornwall-on-Hudson and Buchanan. Then for thirty-six years she was an English teacher and librarian at Montrose High School. She retired in 1962. Leona Sloan returned to her hometown of Norway, Maine, where she was a member of the Second Congregational Church, Barton Reading Club, the Historical Association, and the Paris Day Extension group. She was a member of local, state, and national teachers organizations. She leaves several nieces and nephews.
Michael B. Gillespie, October 20, 1995.|
Michael Gillespie began his career as a teacher of science and math at Scituate (Massachusetts) High School, where he also was submaster. He earned his master's degree in math from Boston University in 1935. Then, in 1942, he joined the U.S. Navy as a cryptographer in the Veterans Administration. For two decades he worked in Washington, D.C., and developed a system, operated over many ocean areas, for determining the location and movement of submarines. He was a commanding officer of Navy shore-based activities, and at one time was stationed in London. Since he retired in 1962, he lived in Kennebunk, Maine. Surviving are his daughter, Amalia; six grandchildren; and eighteen great-grandchildren, including Anthony Phillips '95. He was predeceased by his wife, Esther Fairfield Gillespie '24, and son Richard '55. His father-in-law was the late Roscoe D. Fairfield 1896.
Charlotte Haynes Fowler, September 4, 1995.|
A school teacher for forty-four years, Charlotte Haynes Fowler taught science, math, and music at Dana Junior High School in the Los Angeles system and chaired the math department during the sixties. She earned her M.A. degree from Stanford University in 1929 and, in 1952, received an administrative credential in education from Los Angeles State College. Following her retirement in 1971, she traveled in her motor home and visited all fifty states. She spent summers in Brooklin, Maine, moving there in 1990. A member of Eastern Star and Daughters of the American Revolution, she was interested in American history and her New England ancestors. After thirteen years of research, her Haynes Family Record was privately published in 1986. She leaves her son and his wife, two sisters-in-law, several cousins, nieces, and nephews, and her caregiver, Frances Friend. She was predeceased by a sister-in-law, Helen Fowler Byther '27.
Frederick B. Laidlaw, October 10, 1995.
Ruth Hastings Chapman, January 9, 1996.|
A homemaker, Ruth Hastings Chapman lived in Bethel, Maine. She was a member of Eastern Star, and a former member of the local water district, and served as librarian at Bethel Library for many years. During World War II she was an air-raid warden. Her suvivors include two daughters, a granddaughter, three grandsons, and two great-grandchildren. Her husband, William, died in 1974.
Pamelia Leighton Wood, January 3, 1996.
Hazel "Peggy" Chase Gillespie, June 12, 1995.|
For several years after she graduated, Hazel Gillespie taught English and French in Smyrna Mills, Maine, and in Essex, Connecticut. Following her marriage to Thomas A. Gillespie in 1938, she lived in Philadelphia and later on Staten Island, working in the New York Public Library System for several years. She was the founding librarian for the Center for Migration Studies on Staten Island, now the world's leading facility on immigration; scholars use the center's records and documents for their articles and dissertations on worldwide movements of peoples. Her son, Norman '64, wrote that "her independent spirit and love of travel and books continued throughout her life." In addition to her son, she leaves daughter, Jean, and daughter-in-law Nancy (Lester '64). Her husband died in 1959.
Milton R. Liebe, December 1, 1995.
Jeffrey Lynn, November 24, 1995.
Frances Stevens Harlow, November 25, 1995.|
After graduation, Frances Stevens Harlow's first teaching position in Maine was at Hartland Academy. Then she taught English and French at Westbrook High School and at Greely Institute in Cumberland Center. She was a homemaker for many years, and later returned to teaching classes in Latin and history at Lincoln Junior High School in Portland. Following her retirement, she lived in the Portland area, in Florida, and most recently at the Highlands in Topsham. She was a member of the Bates Key. She leaves two sons, four grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. Her husband, Frederic, died in 1983.
Parker J. Dexter, November 3, 1995.
Ruth Harmon Pendleton, January 25, 1996.|
Following three years at Bates, Ruth Harmon Pendleton taught school in Conway, New Hampshire, and was a reporter for the Lewiston Daily Sun. In 1937 she married Frank Pendleton '35. Because his career in the woolen industry required them to relocate frequently, she lived in several communities, their original home being in Lisbon, Maine. In East Douglas, Massachusetts, she served on the school committee and was a substitute teacher. From 1973 to 1992 she lived in South Paris, Maine. While there she was a corporator of Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway. Following the death of her husband in 1992, she moved to Cape Elizabeth, where she was a member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church and the altar guild and a volunteer at Thomas Memorial Library and the Viking Nursing Home. She leaves a daughter, Susan P. Gifford '68, and two grandsons, including Peter Trask '90. She was the daughter of Reginald F. Harmon '10 and sister of the late Frances E. Harmon '25.
Walter C. Merrill, November 19, 1995.
Mildred G. Moyer, November 28, 1995.
Chester E. Boston, March 24, 1995.|
Chester Boston was a graduate of Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield, then attended Bates for a year. At E.W. Penley Co. in Auburn he was employed as a meat cutter and also worked at Columbia Market in Lewiston. A member of the Court Street Baptist Church in Auburn, he belonged to the Men's Club and the Young at Heart Club. He had been married for fifty-nine years to his wife, Lena, who survives as do son, Larry '62; daughters Constance, Sharon, and Janis; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters.
R. Virginia McNally Callahan, November 13, 1995.
Carl L. Heldman, Jr., October 10, 1995.
Tracy C. Chandler, January 6, 1996.|
For more than thirty-five years Tracy Chandler was an adjustor at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, mainly in Boston. He also worked in Springfield, Massachusetts, and Oakland, California. Returning to Boston in 1946, he was chief adjustor, then account claims manager with the company until he retired in 1975. A former Mason, Tracy Chandler enjoyed golf and taking his grandchildren to the beach. He leaves his wife, Barbara; a daughter and her husband; a son, two grandsons, nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Nancy, and sisters Lois Chandler Gilbert '21 and Doris Chandler Kimball '27.
Robert C. Lawrence, December 31, 1995.
Edmund S. Muskie, March 26, 1996.
Margaret Andrews Bond, December 14, 1995.|
A native of Jefferson, Maine, Margaret Andrews Bond taught there after she graduated. She then went to Florida, teaching at a private school in Miami. She earned her M.Ed. degree from the University of Miami. In 1957 she joined the faculty of Martin County High School as an English teacher and guidance counselor. During her twenty years there she was also a county coordinator of guidance and testing for Martin County Schools. She was "a wonderful mentor for children with problems, not only in school, but at home," according to a colleague. In 1967 she took a leave of absence to teach American children in Heidelberg, Germany, and later spent a year in Costa Rica, where she was honored by the American community in Monteverde. A charter member with the Martin County Teachers Union and the Historical Association, she was a board member of the Exceptional Child Association, Mental Health Association, the Occupational Center for Adult Handicapped, the Florida Association for Educational Research, and Delta Kappa Gamma. She returned occasionally to Jefferson to see old friends and the site of Wavus Camps, owned and operated for many years by her late parents Emma (Bell) and Delbert E. Andrews '10. Survivors include her son, Delbert, with whom she lived; three grandchildren; and cousins Carl E. Andrews '40, Carl '75, and Ruth '72. Her aunt, the late Bertha Bell Andrews, for whom a lecture at Bates is named, founded the women's physical education program at the College.
Charles W. "Bucky" Gore, September 16, 1995.
Herbert F. Hager, January 29, 1996.
Robert E. Brouillard, September 8, 1995.|
A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Robert Brouillard graduated cum laude. He earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Clark University. For ten years he worked in research and development at American Cyanamid, then held positions with General Aniline and Film Corporation as head of the pigment division. He was vice-president and director of marketing with Penick & Ford, later serving as president of the company's Bedford Laboratories Division. In 1959 he perfected the green paint used on Fifth Avenue in New York City for the St. Patrick's Day parade, and painted the first few feet of the line. After retiring, he formed his own consulting Corporation, REBCO, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He held forty-five patents, published articles, and wrote editorials for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. He belonged to a number of professional organizations including the American Chemical Society and the New York Academy of Science. He was a fellow of the American Institute of Chemists, and a member of the British Chemical Society and the Market Research Association. Robert Brouillard leaves his wife, Dorothy (Preston '37); a daughter, three sons, and thirteen grandchildren.
Joseph P. Maskwa, November 6, 1995.
Louis Rogosa, September 14, 1995.
Fred A. Clough, Jr., January 26, 1996.|
During World War II, Fred Clough served for twenty-eight months in the Army Air Corps with the communications division in Africa and Italy, and held the rank of lieutenant colonel. Returning to Maine, he was a department service officer for the American Legion at Togus Army Hospital. In 1955 Governor Edmund Muskie '36 appointed him as commissioner of the Maine State Department of Industry and Commerce. He also served as Kennebec County Director of Civil Defense and Public Safety. From 1969 to 1978 he was director for public relations at Oxford Paper Company. He served on the board of the Rangeley Saddleback Corporation. He belonged to the Public Relations Society of America, the University Club of Washington, D.C., and the Princeton Club there also, and at one time had been on the national executive committee of the American Legion. He was a member of College Club, and was president of the Kennebec Bates Club in the fifties. In 1966 he received the "Big M" Award of the State of Maine Society. He is survived by his wife, Josephine; four sons; a daughter, Kathleen '72; four grandchildren, a brother; a sister, Ruth Clough Mendall '37; nieces Martha Mendall Floyd '71 and Judith Mendall Redding '63; nephew Peter Mendall '66 and his wife Nina (Jewell '65); and Judith Mendall Redding '63.
Elizabeth Kelley Balano, October 30, 1995.
Reginald E. J. Fournier, January 1, 1996.|
Reginald Fournier received his M.D. degree from Tufts University Medical School in 1950. During World War II he served in Japan as a captain in the Army Medical Corps. In 1952 he opened his practice of general medicine and surgery in New Haven, Connecticut. A member of local, state, and medical associations, he retired in 1980. Among his survivors are four sisters, two brothers, and several nieces and nephews.
Walter Kennedy, Jr., May 20, 1993.
Edith Krugelis MacRae, October 7, 1995.
C. Hasty Thompson, January 15, 1996.
Leslie F. Warren, January 5, 1996.|
Leslie Warren spent many years working in Brazil. He was executive vice president of the American Chamber of Commerce and a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor and the Mutual Broadcasting System. In 1966 he was appointed assistant foreign editor for Business Week in Rio de Janeiro and later became bureau chief for McGraw-Hill World News and director of the Rio office of Business International. He was a member of the Overseas Press Club. He retired in 1984 from work with a consulting and publishing organization, a subsidiary of Business International Corporation. He graduated cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He worked first as a reporter for the Milford (Connecticut) bureau of the Bridgeport Times Star and he taught briefly at Suffield Academy. He was a staff reporter for the Hyannis bureau of the Cape Cod Times, then a staff journalist for newspapers in Elmira and Buffalo, New York. The author of six travel books on Brazil and a novel, in 1988 he moved to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico to continue his writing. He taught journalism and investment counseling in 1990, and lived in Victoria, British Columbia. At the time of his death, he was in a Falmouth (Massachusetts) Nursing Home. Surviving are his wife, a brother, a sister, and nieces and nephews.
Jane Hathaway Olsen, January 18, 1996.|
After she graduated from Bates, Jane Hathaway Olsen joined the U.S. Navy and, with the rank of lieutenant, served from 1942 to 1945. She was a homemaker and lived in Cape Elizabeth, moving to Indianapolis in 1989. While in Portland, she was a director of the 75 State Street Complex and treasurer of the AAUW chapter. She was also assistant at the Girl Scout Summer Day Camp in 1992. Her survivors include a son, a daughter, a grandson, and a brother. Her husband, Merton, died in 1975.
Robert G. McLauthlin, December 6, 1995.|
For twenty-five years after graduation, Robert McLauthlin was office manager in Milltown, New Jersey, for F.C. Weller & Son Excavating Co.; he then spent ten years in a similar position at Herczku Construction Co. in Edison. In 1986 he retired from eight years as school custodian in Milltown. During World War II he was an ensign and instructor in the Naval Air Corps Reserve, serving on the aircraft carrier USS Nebenta Bay. In Milltown, he was a member of Masons, Shrine, Senior Citizens, and the United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, a daughter, a son, seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, as well as brothers and sisters.
Beatrice E. Packard, January 6, 1996.
Mervin Alembik, July 12, 1995.|
During World War II Mervin Alembik served in occupied France. After the war, he was the owner of a business dealing in paints and specialty coatings. In 1961 he was president of Chemguard, Inc., specialist in fire-retardant paints and plastic foams. He leaves his wife, Lillian; son, Steven; and daughter, Lynn.
Donald Drogue, September 16, 1995.
John Dyer, Jr., December 26, 1995.
Clare Card Fogarty, 1994.|
Late in life, Clare Card Fogarty worked in real estate as a broker for Hanson Realty in Downey, California. She leaves a son, Gary; two daughters, Denise and Jean; and a brother, Norman '50. She was the daughter of the late Pliney '19 and Hazel Seavey Card '17.
Beverly Buck Wright, October 29, 1995.|
Beverly Buck Wright graduated from Bates with a B.S. degree in chemistry and was an engineering assistant at the former power transformer division of General Electric Co. from 1947 to 1954. She was a member of Mount Greylock Ski Club and of the ski patrol at Goodell Hollow and was a ski instructor there and at Brodie Mountain Ski Area. She also belonged to the Hoffmann Bird Club and the Pontoosuc Sailing Club, and enjoyed hobbies of tennis, water sports, art, classical music, and opera. In 1952 she married Burton Wright; she was a homemaker, and mother of four sons: Burton, Douglas, Richard, and Dana. They survive as do her husband, four grandchildren, and a brother.
Eugen Raudsepp, May 1995.
Philip J. LaRochelle, September 17, 1995.|
After he attended Portland Junior College, Philip La Rochelle transferred to Bates. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Corps and served for three years in the Pacific Theater during World War II and returned to Bates thereafter. He earned his master's degree in physics from Boston University in 1950. For thirty years he was project manager for the Federal Aviation Administration and also, in 1955, worked with the Naval Reserve Laboratory in Washington, D.C., in electronic engineering. He retired in 1978 and lived in Falmouth, Massachusetts. A photographer, he was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. His survivors include his wife, daughter, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a sister.
Harry S. Walters, October 4, 1995.|
Harry Walters attended Bates for a year and graduated from the University of New Hampshire. An electrical engineer, he worked at Sanders Associates in Nashua, New Hampshire, then at the Norden Company of Connecticut, and at Argos Systems of Sunnyvale, California. Most recently he had lived in Arlington, Texas. He leaves a son, three daughters, a grandson, two brothers, a sister, nieces, and nephews.
James E. Smith, October 31, 1995.|
James E. Smith attended Bates for three years and served in the U.S. Army. A lifelong resident of Oswego, New York, he was the owner and operator of James H. Smith & Son Monuments there. He is survived by his wife, Julienne; his mother, a brother, a sister, and several nieces and nephews.
Joyce Schilcher Davis, October 26, 1995.|
A mathematics major at Bates, Joyce Schilcher Davis earned her M.A.T. degree at Harvard in 1969. In Connecticut, she taught math at Waterbury High School and at Roger Ludlowe High School in Fairfield. In 1980 she returned to New Canaan to run the family's third-generation business, Scofield Furniture Store. A singer, she was a loyal member of Hope Church, Wilton, where she sang the traditional hymns that are so often a part of Hope Church Services. She married Robert Davis in 1970. He and their daughter, Karen '92, survive.
Mary L. Robertson, January 6, 1996.|
After she graduated from Bates, Mary Robertson worked at the Cumberland County Library in her hometown of Bridgeton, New Jersey, heading the circulation department and overseeing the interlibrary loan program as well as children's activities and children's book acquisitions. Her hobbies included storytelling and puppetry for children -- writing scripts, designing puppets, and presenting puppet shows. As a member of the International Society for Creative Anachronism, she researched and helped recreate the customs, combat, and courtesy of the Middle Ages at staged tournaments and feasts, for which she designed her own costumes. She wrote poetry and science-fiction articles, winning awards in both fields, including Golden Poet awards in 1985 and 1986 from the World of Poetry Contest. She was among 250 poets out of more than 40,000 entrants whose work was published in America's Best Amateur Poets of 1985. Survivors include a brother, three nephews, and two uncles.
Lawrence Page, Ed.M., 1942, October 7, 1995.|
A 1927 graduate of Bowdoin College, Lawrence Page taught school in South Bristol, Maine, and in New Britain, Connecticut, before he returned to Maine. He taught in Kennebunk High School for nine years, and was principal at Sanford High School for nineteen years. A member of state and local educational associations, he was a Rotarian and a member of Maine and Windham historical societies and the Sons of the American Revolution. He was noted for the hybrid gladioli he raised after he retired in 1965. Laura, his wife of sixty-eight years, survives as do two daughters, seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Elmore K. Putnam, Ed.M., 1945, November 5, 1995.
The following deaths have recently become known to the College:
Marian V. Chick, February 21, 1996.|
Russell C. Tuck, February 27, 1996.|
Muriel Beckman Swett, April 1, 1996.|
Helen Geary Ham, February 13, 1996.
Olive M. Elliott, March 1, 1996.|
Albert M. Walker, February 17, 1996.|
Clive D. Knowles, February 27, 1996.
L. Verdelle Clark, March 5, 1996.|
Charles W. Gore, September 16, 1995.|
Donald F. Nims, October 21, 1995.
George Scouffas, March 1, 1996.
Dorothy Randolph Hauschild, March 21, 1996.|
Pauline Turner Talbot, February 26, 1996.
Howard W. Kenney, February 11, 1996.|
Dorothy Casey Garvin.|
Barbara Barsanatee Jones, June 3, 1995.|
Samuel Poor, March 26, 1996.|
Beatrice Woodworth Lever, March 15, 1996.|
Shirley Hicks Frye, January 31, 1996.|
June Klane Kolovson, April 6, 1995.
Robert M. Brooks, February 25, 1996.|
Donald King, January 25, 1993. |
Mary Hanover von Lunen, January 17, 1996.|
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