Marriages & Unions
(2014 unless otherwise noted)
Lauren Crawford ’03 and Brandon Cahill, November 1
Michael Evan Blum ’04 and Brooke Levenson, Jan 3, 2015
Joanna Allegretti ’05 and Christopher Opie, August 9
Ashley Nazarian ’05 and Elliot Findlay, September 27
Amanda Rubin ’05 and Alan Silverstein, May 17
Alisa Levine ’06 and Joshua Barbash, August 17
Lauren Lattif ’07 and Mike Timms, October 4
Andy Potter ’07 and Cliona Stack ’07, September 28
Morgan Kellogg ’08 and Sarah Hilzinger ’09, October 12
Births & Adoptions
(2014 unless otherwise noted)
To Robert Spector ’93 and Gretchen: Ella Grace, adopted on October 28, (born July 24, 2013), joining Quinn, Julian, and Jonah
To FJ and Anne Milmoe ’97 Avellana: Dominique Flora, December 23
To Roger ’99 and Kate Foster ’99 Lengyel: Archer Anson, November 22, joining Ryan Mae
To Amy Mason ’99 and Jonathan Wolff: Charlie Mason, July 28, joining Finn and Henry
To Matt Behum ’02 and Sharon: Hannah Kathryn, September 3, joining Evan
To David and Merritt Dattel ’02 McGowan: Roselie Anne, November 12
To Matt and Dana DeBarr ’02 Anderson: Clarke Murphy, July 10, joining Abigail
To Christian Johnson ’02 and Tara: Thomas Tucker, Feb 4, 2015, joining Nora
To Ben ’02 and Susan Rosenthal ’02 Maisel: Alana Gillian, September 19, joining Jeremy
To Chris Pingpank ’02 and Libby: Caroline Clayton, September 18
To Alex ’06 and Mary Gaynin ’08 Agnant: Dylan Tyler, Jan 21, 2015
To Brian ’07 and Alex Dean ’07 Hinrichs: Samuel Dean, October 30, joining Nathaniel
To Chris Schutt ’07 and Katie: Carter Elizabeth, August 27
To Steven ’08 and Meg Reed ’07 Fuller: Maisie Anne, October 7, joining Wesley
The Scene runs deceased notices on all alumni, current and former faculty members, honorary degree recipients, and staff members and others who the editors determine would be well known to alumni.
Herbert F Hempel ’40, July 24, 2014. Phi Gamma Delta, football, indoor track. US Army. Cornell Medical School: MD, 1943. He was the director of the radiology department at St Luke’s Hospital in New York City from 1948–1958 and had a private practice in radiology from 1958–1994. He also was an associate radiologist at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx from 1992 until 1997 when he retired. His wife, Gertrude, predeceased him. He is survived by 4 children, 9 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.
Frank O Hill ’43, August 27, 2014. Kappa Delta Rho. A Lebanon Steel Foundry employee for 40 years, he was hired as a laborer and retired as VP of industrial relations in 1981. Upon retirement, he founded a personnel administration consulting business. He was predeceased by his brother, Joseph ’33. He is survived by his wife, Jane, his daughters, Jane ’82 and Mary ’83, and several nieces and nephews.
James R Hoel ’43, June 20, 2014. Phi Kappa Psi, International Relations Council. US Army, WWII. He was employed by NBC and Baird and Warner. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean. He is survived by 3 children including Rick ’70.
John W Sullivan ’43, September 23, 2014. Phi Gamma Delta, baseball, basketball. US Army, WWII. He was a high school teacher and coach before he joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he was a special agent for almost 30 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Claire. He is survived by his son and 2 grandchildren.
Raymond L Jones ’44, September 23, 2014. Sigma Nu. US Navy, WWII. He co-founded Earle & Jones and later expanded to the Jones-Colad Group, a national print design and manufacturing company. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, 5 children including Storey ’85 and Peter ’86, and 5 grandchildren.
Edward R Kuczek ’45, October 7, 2014. Lambda Chi Alpha, Maroon Key, student government, baseball. US Air Corps, WWII. He was signed by the New York Yankees. He was employed by Sears Roebuck Co until he retired in 1985 as a merchandise manager. He was predeceased by his brother, Steve ’50, and is survived by his wife, Emma, brothers and sister, 4 children, 3 stepchildren, 4 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.
Daniel R Spicer ’45, September 14, 2014. Delta Upsilon, football. US Army, WWII. New York University: MA, 1945. He worked for Mobil Oil Corporation until retiring in 1986. He was predeceased by his wife, Joan, 3 sisters, and 2 brothers. He is survived by 4 children, 4 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, stepchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Edward P Reavey Jr ’46, August 30, 2014. US Navy, American Theater Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal with 1 star, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with 1 star, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Aircrewman’s wings with 3 stars, Gold Star. He worked as a salesman and later in marketing for Scoville Corporation and then Motorola before starting his own consulting company. He is survived by wife, Judy, 7 children, 13 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.
Archibald P Davies ’48, July 12, 2014. Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Beta Kappa, International Relations Council, marching band, student government. He is predeceased by his father, Russell ’17. He is survived by his wife, Zelma, and his son.
Frederick W Bradley Jr ’50, August 29, 2014. Delta Upsilon, International Relations Council; Presidents’ Club. US Naval Reserve Corps. Harvard Business School: MA, 1955. He worked for many years as a financier and adviser to the airline and aerospace industry. In the early 1990s, he retired from Citibank, where he was in charge of the bank’s global airline and aerospace business. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth, his sister, and his brother-in-law, Jim Van Buren ’50. He is survived by 2 daughters.
Robert M Barker ’51, September 11, 2014. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Maroon News, Masque and Triangle, tennis, squash. He began his career as a securities analyst and became a stock broker from 1950 until retiring in 2011. He also published a novel, was an artist, and won much recognition as a tennis player. He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara, a daughter, and his brother, Richard ’46. He is survived by a daughter, 2 stepsons, 4 grandchildren, and 5 stepgrandchildren.
Ralph N Coxhead ’51, August 27, 2014. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Colgate Athletic Hall of Fame, swimming. He had a long career in sales and property development, building homes in Alexandria, VA, and Clearwater, FL. He is survived by his wife, Marcia, 3 children, and 5 grandchildren.
Richard Mittleman ’51, July 30, 2014. Masque and Triangle, student government, basketball, indoor track, cross country, tennis. He was a 3-time Emmy Award nominee for TV writing and producing, having written for classics like The Dick Van Dyke Show, Gomer Pyle: USMC, The Flintstones, M*A*S*H, The Odd Couple, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. He is survived by his wife, Arlene, 3 children, and 4 grandchildren.
Charles L Carrier ’52, September 27, 2014. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Maroon Council, Maroon, ice hockey, football, baseball. US Navy. In 1957, he began a lifelong career in the petroleum industry, rising to become CEO of Wescar Inc (Sherburne, NY). He was predeceased by his mother and his father, Rush 1922. He is survived by his wife, Pattee; 4 children, including Jim ’84; their spouses, including Debbie ’84; his brother, Tom ’55; and grandchildren including Chaz ’09.
Jackson T King ’52, July 21, 2014. Phi Gamma Delta, Maroon Key, Maroon Council, football, basketball; Presidents’ Club, class editor. US Marine Corps. Columbia School of Law: 1958. He was an attorney in New Haven, CT, for more than 50 years until his retirement in 2012. As a trial lawyer, he litigated cases in the state and federal courts and handled appeals in the Connecticut Supreme Court and the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, 4 children including Sue Shaw ’81 and Alison Haley ’84, and 6 grandchildren.
John C Spadone ’52, July 10, 2014. Sigma Chi, Konosioni, Maroon Key, ROTC, tennis. US Air Force, Korean War. Harvard Business School: MBA. He was president of Spadone, Inc, in Norwalk, CT, a machinery design firm for the tire industry. He is survived by his wife, Ellin, 3 children including Jeff ’86 and Jay ’79, and 5 grandchildren.
Samuel D Thompson Jr ’52, August 12, 2014. Sigma Nu, Maroon Key, ROTC, swimming, indoor track, football. US Air Force. He had a long business career in the convenience store industry, serving as president of National Association of Convenience Stores and president of the Lawson Milk Company. He was predeceased by his wife, Tommie. He is survived by 3 sons, 4 grandchildren, and a niece.
Robert H Larkin ’53, September 3, 2014. Kappa Delta Rho, sailing club. He served in the US Air Force for 20 years. He is survived by his 2 daughters.
John W Spalik Jr ’54, September 19, 2014. Phi Gamma Delta, Maroon Council, football. US Air Force. He retired from IBM. He is survived by his wife, Joan.
James J Wasserman ’54, July 31, 2014. Sigma Chi, student government; Maroon Council, Alumni Corporation Board, Alumni Award for Distinguished Service (1989). He was employed by UBS as vice president. He is survived by his brother, Thomas ’59.
Richard Goldberg ’55, July 23, 2014. Delta Upsilon, Presidents’ Club. After serving as a US Navy corpsman, he worked as a businessman. He is survived by his wife, Rosalie, 3 children including Dana ’91, and 7 grandchildren.
Benjamin C Patt Jr ’56, August 2, 2014. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Konosioni, Maroon Key, Maroon, student government. He had a long career in the insurance industry, but he also was a writer who authored 5 children’s books. He is survived by his wife, Judith, 4 daughters, 8 grandchildren, and sister.
John W Wise ’56, July 20, 2014. Phi Gamma Delta. He was employed as a real estate broker. He is survived by his wife, Nicki, and 2 children.
Dale A Johnson ’57, August 10, 2014. Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Beta Kappa, Konosioni, Maroon Key, Outing Club, debate, chorus. Oxford University: BA and MA. Lutheran Theological Seminary: Bachelor of Divinity. Union Theological Seminary: Doctor of Theology. He was a professor emeritus of church history at Vanderbuilt Divinity School. He is survived by his wife, Norma, brother Keith ’63, 2 children, and 6 grandchildren.
Stephen L Marley Jr ’57, September 15, 2014. Delta Upsilon, football, student government. He was a history teacher and golf coach at East Hampton High School (NY). He is survived by his wife, Corinne, 4 children, and 5 grandchildren.
Neal R Pease MA ’57, June 27, 2014. He was a dean at multiple colleges and universities, and retired as an administrator in Florida’s Departments of Administration, Business and Professional Regulations, and Labor. He was predeceased by a son. He is survived by his wife, Gayle, 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.
Richard M Sullivan ’60, October 4, 2014. Sigma Nu, swimming, orchestra. US Medical Corps, Vietnam, Bronze Star. University of Southern California: MD, 1964. He practiced family medicine in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas until retiring in 2000. He is survived by his brother, Robert ’62, a sister, nieces, and nephews.
William H Warden ’60, March 18, 2014. Kappa Delta Rho, marching band, sailing club. He was the president of Eilert Printing Company. He was predeceased by his wife, Antoinette. He is survived by 2 sons, 2 daughters-in-law, and 3 grandchildren.
Richard G Thomas MA’62, July 31, 2014. University of Maryland: EdD. He was a science teacher in Baltimore County public schools. He was predeceased by his wife, Myra. He is survived by his sister, 2 children, 3 grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Philip M Johnson ’63, August 19, 2014. Delta Upsilon, International Relations Council, football. Union University Albany Law School: JD. National College of Trial Advocacy. He practiced law for more than 35 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn, and his father, Phil 1931. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Dana, 4 stepchildren, 2 children, and grandchildren.
Donald C Blair MA’66, August 13, 2014. Arizona State University: EdD. For more than 20 years, he was an educator and school administrator in the Mesa School District before retiring in 1991 and joining North Arizona University as a student teacher supervisor for 10 years. He is survived by his wife, Joan, 3 children, 9 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Delano de Windt II ’66, September 8, 2014. Phi Gamma Delta, Konosioni, Maroon Key, student government, baseball. After working in sales and marketing with Republic Steel Co and Gemini Corporation, he co-founded Clayton-de Windt Associates, retiring in 2009. He is survived by his wife, Adriane, 2 children, grandchildren, brothers, and sisters.
George M Dominguez ’66, September 17, 2014. Beta Theta Pi, Salmagundi, International Relations Council, orchestra. Seton Hall University: JD. After many careers, including working as a judge, chef, and sailor, he became chief operating officer of Sunrise House Foundation. He is survived by his wife, Gail, his father, 2 children, his brothers, Joe ’66 and Garry ’78, his nephew Joe ’99, 6 stepchildren, and 15 grandchildren.
Arthur H Oldham ’67, August 17, 2014. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Colgate Thirteen, Masque and Triangle, Outing Club, chorus. University of Pennsylvania School of Architecture. He worked for a land-planning firm in Philadelphia, and in 1976 opened an office for the firm in Denver, CO, after which he worked on many projects throughout the West. In North Carolina he worked on many projects and his efforts won awards. He is survived by his wife, Karen, 2 sons including Matt ’98, 2 daughters-in-law, 4 grandchildren, and his niece Kerry Stovall ’81.
George R Knapp ’69, July 21, 2014. Delta Phi Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa, WRCU. Harvard Law School. An attorney, he was employed by Kirkpatrick & Lockhart (now K&L Gates) and Stonewood. He is survived by his wife, Susan, mother, sister, 3 daughters, and 2 grandchildren.
Brian L Neufeld ’69, July 13, 2014. International Relations Council, Outing Club. He worked in varied positions including high school French teacher, mortgage company owner, and financial investor. He co-founded Resource Management Technologies, a company that developed and financed energy management and alternative energy projects. He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara. He is survived by his 2 sons, a daughter-in-law, 2 brothers, nieces, and nephews.
Francis C Plano ’71, August 21, 2013. University chorus, marching band. He was a high school English teacher for 7 years before working in human resources, where he specialized in training, and retired in 2009. He was predeceased by his father and a daughter. He is survived by his wife, Linda, his mother, 3 daughters, and 2 grandchildren.
James W Erbeck ’73, July 23, 2014. Phi Kappa Psi, baseball, football. New England School of Law, Boston. He worked as an attorney in many different settings, including Clark County District Attorney’s Office, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada, and private practice. He is survived by his sister and 3 nephews.
Martin I Greenblatt ’75, September 29, 2014. Phi Kappa Tau. New York Law School: JD, 1979. He was a public defender in Florida and retired as a proofreader and indexer for the publication of Florida Statutes. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie, an uncle, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Peter C Kinnick ’76, September 5, 2014. Phi Kappa Psi. He was owner of the Rico Hotel in Omaha, NE, for approximately 20 years. He is survived by his sister, a daughter, an aunt, and other relatives.
Julia Smith Nelligan ’81, June 1, 2014. Alumni of Color, chorus. Texas A&M University: MA and PhD. She worked as a clinical psychologist in private practice for many years. She is survived by her husband, Dave ’80, her mother, and 4 children.
R Geoffrey Weldon ’82, July 3, 2014. Delta Upsilon, crew. He was the VP of sales for Aptar Beauty and Home, where he worked alongside his twin brother and best friend for 29 years. He was predeceased by a sister. He is survived by his wife, Jill; 2 children; his father, Dick ’52; his mother; his brother, Gregory ’82; his sister; and nieces and nephews.
Vincent J Andretta III ’83, December 4, 2014. Phi Kappa Tau, crew. He was president and CEO of Empire Merchants North LLC, a member of the Charmer Sunbelt Group. He joined the family wine and spirit distribution business, Colony Liquor & Wine Distributors, in 1983 and became president in 1995. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Lauri ’83, son Vincent ’12, a daughter, his parents, and 2 sisters.
Paul E Jermak ’08, August 8, 2014. Sigma Chi, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Newman Community, London Economics Study Group, crew, club lacrosse. Seton Hall Law School. He is survived by his parents.