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Marriages & Unions:
(2010 unless otherwise noted)
’73 and Tara White, May 22
’98 and Daniel Tyrell, May 29
’99 and Mark Deveno (Westfield State College), July 25, 2009
’99 and Hiram Pritchard (Univ. of MA), Sept. 26, 2009
’01 and Chad Taylor (Trinity College), Oct. 24, 2009
’01 and Meghan McCarron (Univ. of NH), Aug. 15, 2009
’02 and Matthew Lacy, May 15
’03 and Tamika McGowan ’04, March 20
’04 and Vikas Vatsa (Northeastern), July 18, 2009
’04 and Marc Farrell (Univ. of RI), March 13
’04 and David Stafford (Boston Univ.), Sept. 26, 2009
’05 and Christopher Wilson (Rutgers), April 17
’06 and Andrea Schkolne (Univ. of PA), May 30
’07 and James Fallaize, Oct. 11, 2009
Births & Adoptions
(2010 unless otherwise noted)
To David Greenwood
’84 and Kristen: Lily, March 25, joining Paige
To John Goodreds
’87 and Joanne: Ellie, Nov. 5, 2009, joining Drew and Luke
To Kevin O’Shaughnessy
’90 and Hollice: Kathleen Anne, Sept. 15, 2009
’90 and Carrie Boodin ’92 Zehfuss: Braeden, Nov. 2, 2009,
joining Emma and Chloe
To Neil and Carolyn Stuart
’93 Benz: Brady Cooper, July 1, joining Ty, Kylie, and Colby
To Craig Coffey
’95 and Tami: Gavin, Sept. 5, 2009
To Daniel Tashman
’95 and Elana: Leo, July 15, 2009, joining Zeke
’96 and Lauren Koskinen ’96 Harper: Scarlett, April 30,
joining Siena and Sage
To Ben and Lauren Breitman
’97 Tanen: Eli Seth, Feb. 22, joining Gabriel
To Jim and Kate Butterfield
’97 Peterson: Connor James, March 2, joining Zachary
To Cary Comer
’97 and Erin: Colby James, May 12
’97 and Emily Park ’98 Dragun: Joseph Anthony, May 10,
To Paul Griffin
’97 and Alison: Benjamin Owen, Sept. 30, 2009, joining Nicholas
’98 and Danielle Rodriguez
’98 Afragola: Madeline Rose, June 28, joining Avery Grace
To Gil and Lesley Goober
’98 Rotchford: Charles Wyatt, Dec. 16, 2009
To Michael Seeley
’98 and Cynthia: Clark Solomon, July 1
To Matt and Beth Vuolo
’98 Gousman: Mia B, March 28
To Paul and Kristin Dougherty
’99 Henderson: Robert Paul, May 13
’99 and Kelley Barker ’99 Gilbert: Katherine ‘Kate,’
To Douglas and Alexis Olson
’99 MacIvor: Amelia Frances, June 19
’99 and Paige Horiuchi ’98 Raper: Emery Daniel, March
2, joining Cranford
To Drew and Kate Berry
’00 Tompkins: Jacob Simon, Feb. 2
To Amo Cefalo
’00 and Jenn: Isabella Dorothy, April 19, joining Nicco
To Peter and Jenny Dressler
’00 Orabona: Aaron Joseph, March 10
To Michael Pinkoske
’00 and Tania: Nadia Dawn, June 9
’00 and Liz Brown ’01 Tracy: Libby, April 6, joining
Seamus and Annabel
’01 and Meghan Joy ’00 Erb: Molly Elizabeth, April 28
To Jennifer Ward
’01 and Michael Fine ’02: Abigail, June 23
To Michael and Ruth Stothers
’03 Dolan: Gweneth Marguerite, Jan. 13
To Ross and Lindsey Brandolini
’05 Hoham: Nathan Thomas, March 5
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Ellis M. Saums ’51
Richard C. Shaw ’63
David O. Salvin ’88
Alexander J. Keoleian ’90
Heejin Lee ’03
Melissa S. Rawson ’03
Natalie A. Rawson ’05
runs deceased notices on all alumni, current and former faculty members,
honorary degree recipients, and staff members and others whom the editors
determine would be well known to alumni.
Allan F. Rosebrock
’38, March 19, 2010. Mu Pi Delta, Commons Club, glee club. US
Army Air Corps, WWII. PhD, Yale University, 1951. He was director of
the Office of Teacher Education and Certification at the NJ Department
of Education, and later was chairman of the education department at
Rutgers College. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann, 3 sons, a daughter,
2 sisters, and 4 grandchildren.
John D. Amos
’40, May 2, 2010. Sigma Chi, Konosioni, Maroon Key, International
Relations Club, baseball, student government, ski club. US Navy, WWII.
LLB, West Virginia University, 1948. He was a founder and former director
of Community Bank and Trust in Fairmont, W. Va. He was also a partner
at the law firm Furbee, Amos, Webb and Critchfield. He was predeceased
by his first wife. He is survived by his second wife, Betty Ann, 2 daughters,
3 stepdaughters, a sister, 5 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, and
Mortimer E. Stevenson Jr.
’40, June 28, 2010. Phi Gamma Delta. US Air Force, WWII. He worked
as an executive of the Rochester Midland Corp., and served on the Board
of the Rochester General Hospital Foundation in his retirement. He was
predeceased by his first wife and his second wife. He is survived by
a son, stepchildren, and nieces and nephews.
James P. Hobstetter Sr.
’41, June 14, 2010. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Outing Club, swimming.
US Army Air Corps, WWII. He worked in the defense industry until the
1960s when he established the J.P. Hobstetter Sr. Real Estate Co. in
Dayton, Ohio. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy. He is survived
by 4 sons including Peter G. ’68, 2 daughters, 14 grandchildren, and
Fred E. Bosworth
’42, January 17, 2010. Lambda Chi Alpha. US Navy, WWII. He pursued
a career as a patternmaker at UniRoyal in Naugatuck, Conn., before retiring.
He is survived by his wife, Julia, 3 sons, a daughter, a sister, 10
grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
Norman M. Scott Jr.
’43, June 18, 2010. Sigma Chi, Thirteen, Masque and Triangle,
soccer, chorus. US Army, WWII. MD, Jefferson College, 1946. He served
his country as a professional Army physician, treating everyone from
men returning from Vietnam, to General MacArthur. He was predeceased
by a son. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne, 3 daughters, a sister,
and 7 grandchildren.
William A. Shaffer Jr.
’43, January 8, 2010. Phi Beta Kappa, Debate Society, Commons
Club. LLB, Albany Law School, 1945. He joined the firm Mandeville, Waxman,
Buck, Teeter and Harpending in Elmira, N.Y. He promoted new business
and specialized in real estate law. He was predeceased by his wife,
Florence, and brother, Robert ’50. He is survived by a sister, nieces,
Harry A. Taylor Jr.
’43, June 3, 2010. Delta Kappa Epsilon. Army Air Corps, WWII.
He worked in his family’s real estate business, Frank H. Taylor and
Son, rising to the posts of president and board chairman. In his retirement,
he was a freelance writer and wrote children’s literature. He was
predeceased by his first wife, his second wife, his father, Harry A.
’18, and a brother, William ’49. He is survived by 4 sons including
Harry A. III ’66, a sister, and 6 grandchildren.
Walter W. Wallace
’43, May 27, 2010. Lambda Chi Alpha. US Army, WWII. He built a
career as a salesman for a variety of companies and was active in the
business until just before his 89th birthday. He was predeceased by
his first wife and a son. He is survived by his second wife, Elizabeth,
3 daughters, and 5 grandchildren.
John W. Walters II
’43, April 8, 2010. Phi Gamma Delta, Maroon, soccer. US
Army Air Corps, WWII. He got his start at his family’s lumber company,
before moving into management and sales at Pinellas Lumber Co. and then
Krauss Brothers Lumber Co., both in Florida. He is survived by his wife,
Mary, 2 daughters, a son, a sister, 3 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
John Muyskens Jr.
’44, June 8, 2010. Phi Gamma Delta, Mu Pi Delta, Konosioni, Thirteen,
George Cobb Fellow, Banter, student government, chorus. US Navy,
WWII. He made his mark as a member of the senior admission staff at
institutions including Colgate, St. Lawrence, Yale, Stanford, Hartwick,
and Amherst. He was predeceased by his brother, William ’49. He is
survived by 3 daughters, a son, and 9 grandchildren.
Herbert O. Beadle Jr.
’45, MA’48, June 21, 2010. Phi Gamma Delta. Army, WWII. He worked
briefly as an administrative assistant before teaching social studies
at Massena High School for 32 years until retirement. He is survived
by his wife, Kay.
Alexander R. Cameron
’45, MA’53, April 27, 2010. Alpha Tau Omega, Konosioni, Masque
and Triangle, Banter, Maroon Key, cheerleaders, chorus. US Army,
WWII. PhD, Michigan State University, 1965. He pursued a career as a
college administrator and consultant including deanships at Lawrence
College and the University of Rochester, as well as administrative positions
with the State University of New York at Albany and Brockport. He is
survived by his wife, Gloria, 3 sons, a sister, and 7 grandchildren.
Gordon K. Prouty
’45, April 10, 2010. Maroon, Banter, International
Relations Club, Christian association, cross country, track, glee club.
US Navy, WWII. MA, Clark University, 1946; MA, Cornell University, 1949.
He managed European branch offices of American Express in the 1950s.
He then joined the Foreign Service and served 25 years in South America,
West Africa, Vietnam, and Central America before retiring. He is survived
by a son, Thomas ’77, a daughter, Kathryn ’82, and a brother.
John J. Danehy
’46, May 29, 2010. Alpha Tau Omega, Chi Pi Mu, Outing Club, Newman
community, German club. US Army, WWII. MD, State University College
of Medicine at Syracuse, 1953. He led a long career as a psychiatrist
in Syracuse, N.Y., including 35 years as psychiatric chief at the Veterans
Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, son John III ’78, a daughter,
2 brothers including Lester ’60, 2 sisters, 2 grandchildren, and nephew
H. William Lindeman Jr.
’46, May 5, 2010. Alpha Tau Omega, International Relations Club,
football, ice hockey, class officer. US Navy, WWII, Korean War. LLB,
Rutgers University, 1949; CLU, American University, 1959. For 33 years
he led a successful career in sales with Provident Mutual Life Insurance
Co. He is survived by his wife, Lois, and 3 sons including Don ’74.
William A. Farrell
’47, Theta Chi, Phi Beta Kappa, Debate Society, Austen Colgate
Scholar, swimming. US Navy, WWII. LLB, Yale University, 1950. He led
a career in corporate law, rising to the position of VP and general
counsel and secretary of Reynolds International before retiring. He
is survived by his wife, Joyce, 2 sons including William A. Jr. ’80,
and 3 grandchildren.
John W. Harvey
’47, December 31, 2009. US Navy, WWII. MSM, Union Theological
Seminary, 1952. He was a professor of music at the University of Wisconsin,
Madison for many years. He is survived by his wife, Jean, and family.
Melvin H. Katz
’47, March 25, 2010. International Relations Club. He built his
career with Borgenicht Bros., a manufacturer of children’s wear. He
is survived by his wife, Joan, 3 sons, a brother, a sister, and 5 grandchildren.
Schley ’47, April 29, 2010. Alpha Tau Omega. US Navy, WWII. He
worked for more than 40 years as a VP and sales manager at Sorg Printing
Company and finished his career with Bowne, Inc. He was predeceased
by his son, C. Halsey ’74, and a daughter, Joan M. ’77. He is survived
by 3 sons including Daniel L. ’81, and 2 brothers.
Alexander W. Dalgleish
’48, April 30, 2010. Lambda Chi Alpha. US Navy, WWII. As owner
of the company AWDCO, he was a manufacturers representative for the
plastics industry for more than 40 years, retiring in 2007. He is survived
by a son, 3 daughters, 2 brothers, 8 grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
Charles L. Farr Jr.
’48, April 22, 2010. Football, mathematics club, officers’ candidate
school. US Navy, WWII. He worked at Johns-Manville Corp. for more than
40 years, working up from industrial engineer to plant manager. He is
survived by his wife, Helen, a daughter, 2 sons, 4 grandchildren, and
Rodger G. Haley
’49, April 23, 2010. Sigma Chi. US Army. He led a career in banking,
rising to the position of VP of Lincoln First Bank in Rochester, N.Y.
He is survived by 2 daughters, 2 sons, a brother, and 4 grandchildren.
Robert A. Howard
’49, June 27, 2010. Alpha Tau Omega, Mu Pi Delta, Konosioni, Thirteen,
golf, glee club, choir, marching band. Army Air Corps, WWII. He began
his career in the Colgate admission office, before moving to Alfred
University and Dickinson Colleges. He returned to Colgate in 1974 as
head of the alumni affairs office, and ended his career in the advancement
office. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty, and his brother, Donald
’39. He is survived by 2 daughters, 3 grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
David C. Starkey
’49, June 15, 2010. Alpha Tau Omega, psychology club. US Navy,
WWII. MBA, Northeastern, 1959. He pursued a career as a personnel director,
predominantly at Blue Cross, Blue Shield, and retired as a VP of human
resources. He was predeceased by his father, David ’24, and a daughter.
He is survived by his wife, Charline, 3 sons, 2 daughters, a brother,
Robert ’51, and 8 grandchildren.
Richard M. Bennett
’50, May 3, 2010. Beta Theta Pi, football, psychology club. US
Marine Corps, WWII. He worked with IBM for 33 years, rising to
become director of litigation analysis. He is survived by his wife,
Dora, a daughter, a son, and 2 grandchildren.
Robert R. Lankford
’50, May 23, 2010. Lambda Chi Alpha, Masque and Triangle, swimming,
glee club. US Army, WWII. PhD, University of California at San Diego,
1962. He taught geology and oceanography in the US and Mexico. Starting
in 1977, he served as administrator for several UN oceanographic bodies,
and in 1985, he moved to the administration of the Sea Grant Program
at the University of Puerto Rico, until retiring in 1992. He is survived
by his second wife, Martha Diaz de Castro, 2 sons, a daughter, and a
Robert E. Milgrim
’50, May 29, 2010. Konosioni, student government, tennis. US Army,
Korean War. He was a third-generation ladies apparel and accessories
retailer, owning and operating numerous stores. He is survived by his
wife, Elaine, 4 daughters, and 3 sons.
Robert E. Okell
’50, March 21, 2010. Maroon, bridge club. US Army, WWII.
He worked as an editor with the trade magazines of Fairchild Publications
for 37 years, later joining Accounting Today before retiring.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia, a daughter, 2 sons, a sister,
and 3 grandchildren.
William W. Halter
’51, February 8, 2010. Phi Kappa Psi, football. US Army Air Force.
He completed a long career as a forester with the Park and Recreation
Commission of Youngstown, Ohio. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary,
and is survived by a son and a daughter.
William L. Passell
’51, May 9, 2010. Kappa Delta Rho, Maroon. After graduation,
he pursued a career in marketing with Playtex and IBM. In retirement,
he played the card game bridge competitively, achieving the highest
rank of Grand Life Master, winning 6 national titles, and teaching as
many as 500 students a week. He was predeceased by a daughter. He is
survived by his wife, Marlene, 2 daughters, 2 sons, a brother, a sister,
and 7 grandchildren.
Philip C. Gordon
’52, June 18, 2010. Sigma Nu, Maroon Key, track, cross-country.
US Army. He was a self-employed, award-winning salesman to the banking
industry. He is survived by his wife, Clarissa, a son, a daughter, and
Harry K. Tebbutt III
’52, May 31, 2009. Kappa Delta Rho, WRCU, track, chorus. LLB,
American University, 1961. He worked in a variety of legal occupations
including work with the IRS as a tax law specialist, providing legal
counsel for an office in the Department of the Navy, and acting as a
state administrative law judge in Maryland. He is survived by his wife,
Jane, and a daughter.
Donald S. Hoxsie
’53, September 15, 2009. Alpha Tau Omega, ROTC, track, chorus.
US Air Force. He worked as an antique dealer with several companies
before joining ITT Hartford, where he worked as a marketing manager.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia.
Kenneth M. Hunt
’53, June 21, 2010. Phi Gamma Delta, Konosioni, Inter-Fraternal
Council, basketball, golf. US Navy, Korean War. He led a distinguished
career with Weirton Steel Company before retiring as VP of operations
in 1986. He is survived by his wife, Sally, 2 sons, 2 daughters, and
Clarence H. Snyder
’53, May 21, 2010. Phi Beta Kappa, Commons Club, Austen Colgate
Scholar, German club, economics club. US Army. JD, Cornell University,
1958. He was a partner at several different law firms including Sullivan
and Snyder. He was admitted to practice in the US Supreme Court, Federal
District Court, US Treasury Department, and all N.Y. State courts. He
is survived by his wife, Virginia, his daughter, Martha Richter ’81,
3 sons, and 8 grandchildren.
Harry J. Williams III
’53, June 9, 2010. ROTC, soccer, chorus, glee club. US Air Force.
MD, New York Medical College, 1958. He pursued a career in obstetrics-gynecology
and was an early advocate of ultrasonography in the field. He is survived
by his wife, Marilyn, 2 sons, 2 daughters, a sister, 2 brothers, an
uncle, and 4 grandchildren.
William D. Baker
’54, May 1, 2010. Sigma Chi, Thirteen, Wilder Society, Salmagundi,
football, Washington Study Group. US Air Force. JD, University of California,
Berkeley. He practiced law in Arizona, most recently as president at
Ellis & Baker, PC. During his career he was admitted to practice
in the US Supreme Court. He was predeceased by a son. He is survived
by his wife, Kay, 2 sons, 2 daughters, a brother, and 9 grandchildren.
Clinton W. Blume Jr.
’56, June 6, 2010. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Maroon Key, WRCU, Outing
Club, lacrosse, rugby, football, track, boxing, wrestling, rifle team,
economics club. US Marine Corps. He built a career in real estate, starting
in his family practice before striking out on his own. He was predeceased
by his father, Clinton W. ’22. He is survived by 2 sons including
Clinton W. III ’79, and a daughter.
Thomas J. Powell Jr.
’56, June 1, 2010. Phi Gamma Delta, Alumni War Memorial Scholar,
Maroon Key, Konosioni, ROTC, football, track, student government. Air
Force. He worked with Exxon for 13 years before moving to Avis as a
VP. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, 3 sons, and 8 grandchildren.
Robert B. Calvin
’60, May 26, 2010. Phi Kappa Tau, Outing Club, baseball. US Navy.
He built a successful 25-year career at Lockheed Corporation, and remained
active in retirement, working with H&R Block. He was predeceased
by his first wife. He is survived by his second wife, Ellen, a daughter,
a son, 3 stepchildren, and 5 grandchildren.
Robert H. Knopp
’60, May 30, 2010. Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Pi Mu, Mu
Pi Delta, Konosioni, National War Memorial Scholar, George Cobb Fellow,
Maroon Key, Thirteen, Newman community, student government, pep band.
MD, Cornell University, 1964. He was a practicing doctor who also conducted
research and taught. His extensive list of published
papers particularly regarded lipid and diabetes research. He is survived
by his wife, Judy, 2 daughters, a sister, and a grandchild.
William A. Murphy
’60, May 18, 2010. Sigma Nu, College Republicans, Newman community,
football, track, soccer. US Army. MBA, Iona College, 1971. His sales
career in the general foods industry included employment at Del Monte,
General Foods, and Tetley Tea. In retirement he served on the board
of the Connecticut chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association
and worked as a residential realtor. He is survived by his wife, Peggy,
3 sons including Thomas ’90, 5 brothers including Stephen ’55 and
Jerome ’61, and 8 grandchildren.
Edwin B. Lamont II
’64, May 19, 2010. Phi Kappa Psi, International Relations Club,
Outing Club, soccer. US Marine Corps, Vietnam War. MBA, University of
Pennsylvania, 1969. He led a diverse career as a marketing executive,
small business owner, and adjunct professor. He is survived by his wife,
Ellie, 2 sons, a daughter, a brother, and 2 grandchildren.
Jeffrey F. Ruzicka
’64, June 6, 2010. Lambda Chi Alpha, Outing Club, International
Relations Club, sailing club. US Army. BIM, American Graduate School
of International Management, 1970. He rose to head of international
operations at the London branch of the Northern Trust Company before
becoming managing director of State Street Corp. He is survived by his
wife, Pamela, 2 daughters, and a grandchild.
Robert R. McCord
’65, April 28, 2010. Lambda Chi Alpha, WRCU, career advising.
Columbia University: MA, 1968; MBA, 1980. He worked in the Peace Corps
and then taught in New York, Singapore, Frankfurt, and Turkey. He entered
the publishing industry by joining the Baker & Taylor Co. in 1972,
later moving to Scholastic Inc., International Thomson, and finally
Simon and Schuster. Later in life he wrote books on golf, established
the nonprofit Harlem RBI, and founded chocolate company Vere with his
wife. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Moskal, and his cousin, Richard
John M. Mount
’65, Sigma Nu, JC Austin classical society. US Marine Corps, Vietnam
War. MBA, Xavier University, 1983. He worked for DuBois Chemicals Inc.
until retiring as president and CEO. He later served as president and
CEO of Service America. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary, a son,
a daughter, and 9 grandchildren.
Alan L. Siegel
’74, May 26, 2010. Konosioni, WRCU, student government. MD, Albert
Einstein College of Medicine, 1986. He was an ophthalmologist, establishing
University Eye Specialists in Batavia, NY, with his partners. He also
was a past president of medical staff at United Memorial Medical Center.
He is survived by his wife, Rosemary, his mother, a son, a daughter,
and a brother.
Rebecca L. Goodman
’94, April 26, 2010. MAcc, Florida Atlantic University. She worked
as a CPA in a private practice in Manhattan. She is survived by her
parents, a sister, and a brother.
R. Adrian Walters III
’95, May 20, 2010. Theta Chi, lacrosse. MBA, Cornell University,
2001. He coached lacrosse in England before joining Hambro Bank for
5 years. While pursuing his MBA at Cornell, he was an assistant coach
of the women’s lacrosse team. He deferred employment at Bear Sterns
for a year in order to lead the team to the NCAA Final Four. He then
returned to Bear Sterns, moved to Bank of America, and was most recently
with Royal Bank of Canada. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne, his
parents, and a brother.
Ronald Gottesman MA’57,
May 10, 2010. US Army. PhD, Indiana State University, 1964. He taught
at Northwestern, Indiana, and Rutgers Universities as well as the University
of Wisconsin at Parkside before settling into a position at the University
of Southern California in 1975. He wrote several books and articles
and edited and commissioned more than 200 critical and reference volumes.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, 2 sons, a daughter, and 4 grandchildren.
Mary Girmonde Darman MA’72,
April 23, 2010. She taught high school social studies for 30 years.
After retiring in 1992, she taught as an adjunct sociology professor
at Herkimer County Community College. She is survived by her husband,
Stephen, a daughter, 2 sons, 9 grandchildren, 3 stepchildren, and 3
Mark S. Hanley MAT’77,
April 21, 2002. He taught earth science in South Carolina. He is survived
by his wife, Susan.
Deb Dubois, May 31,
2010. She was a 9-year employee at Colgate, assisting the community
as a campus safety officer and as a volunteer with community fire and
rescue groups. She is survived by her husband, Barton, a son, and a