Notices sorted by graduation date.
A. Robert Hahn (Law ’60) of Anchorage, Alaska, died May 7, 2008. He became assistant regional counsel for the Federal Aviation Administration, worked for the state of Alaska and, in 1963, opened his own law practice. In addition to private clients, he was the city attorney for Homer for 22 years, represented several native corporations and did insurance defense work. He was an attorney for the Daily News and, as the last active partner of Hahn, Jewell and Stanfill, closed the office in 2000. He also served on the board of the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra for many years.
Robert A. Hollander (Col ’60 L/M) of South Windsor, Conn., died Nov. 30, 2008. He was the co-owner of Hartford Distributors for 30 years and an incorporator of Hartford Hospital. An avid athlete, at one time he was the senior amateur racquetball champion of the United States.
Arthur S. Katz (Col ’60, Grad ’61) of Marmora, N.J., died May 5, 2008. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and owned several businesses: the Country Lawyer Restaurant and Gift Shop, the Katz Seafood Market, both in West Chester, Pa., and the Locust Street Deli and Courtyard Deli in Walnut Creek, Calif. He went on to become a real estate agent in Ocean City, N.J., for 12 years, before retiring in 2007.
Helen P. Kingsbury (Educ ’60) of Newark, N.J., died Nov. 28, 2008. She served as president of the board of the Friends of the Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township and a volunteer at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center. Survivors include a husband, William F. Kingsbury (Col ’59).
Allan M. Krall (Grad ’60, ’63 A/M) of State College, Pa., died July 4, 2008. At the University, he was a member of the Raven Society, the American Mathematics Society and Sigma Xi, the scientific research society. Mr. Krall was a professor of mathematics at Penn State, retiring in 1998. He authored four mathematics books and 131 research papers.
Helen S. Lukens (Educ ’61) of Norfolk, Va., died June 3, 2008. An educator, Ms. Lukens retired in 1975 as the Virginia state supervisor of elementary mathematics.
Joseph H. Davis (Col ’62) of Berryville, Va., died May 20, 2008. He was an officer of Harvard University.
Emma F. Evans (Educ ’62) of Danville, Va., died July 10, 2008. Ms. Evans taught school in Virginia and North Carolina for many years.
Joseph F.A. Downing (Educ ’63) of Buena Vista, Va., died June 16, 2008. Mr. Downing served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a football coach for Parry McCluer High School in Buena Vista, in Roanoke, at the University of Richmond and at the College of William and Mary. He worked for Burlington Carpets and the Grolier Educational Corp.
William Swan Formwalt (Educ ’63 L/M) of Lynchburg, Va., died Sept. 23, 2007. A World War II U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Formwalt participated in five invasions and received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Croix de Guerre. He taught mathematics and coached football and lacrosse at Gilman, Woodberry Forest, Lane and Charlottesville high schools. He was also proprietor of Four Seasons Landscaping and Garden Nursery in Orange and Culpeper, Va. His community outreach efforts included the Jubilee Family Development Center, where he tutored and mentored high school students. Survivors include a son, Alex Formwalt (Arch ’74 L/M); and granddaughters Lucie Dornin Formwalt (Col ’09) and Alice Tait Formwalt (Col ’11).
John G. Mann Jr. (Law ’63) of New York City died June 12, 2008. Mr. Mann served in the U.S. Army. His legal career in labor relations was punctuated early on by his successful litigation before the New York State Federal Court as house counsel for JCPenney. He served as vice president of labor relations for Associated Dry Goods before retiring at age 54. He also designed and renovated several personal properties.
Dennis N. Oliver (Engr ’63) of Kerrville, Texas, died Dec. 5, 2008. Mr. Oliver retired from IBM after 30 years, held a patent and, after retirement, taught at Austin Community College and briefly at Schreiner University.
Thomas A. Penson (Com ’63 L/M) of Miami died Nov. 3, 2008. A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Penson was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity. He owned and directed a custom brokerage for more than 20 years before working as a financial analyst for Smith Barney. Survivors include a son, Matthew G. Penson (Col ’94 L/M).
Larry T. Wimer (Grad ’63) of Columbia, S.C., died July 8, 2008.
Emerson W. Brown Jr. (Educ ’64) of Bristol, Tenn., died June 20, 2008.
Robert E. Carmody (Col ’64 L/M) of Haddonfield, N.J., died May 14, 2008. He served in several senior positions, including as a human resources information director/vice president for State Farm Insurance, Cigna Corp., and IBI of New York City. He also had a private consulting practice.
Nasser “Norman” Tehrani (Engr ’64) of Stamford, Conn., died July 5, 2008. He was employed at Shulton in New Jersey and Clairol in Stamford as a research scientist, chemist and inventor. He held many patents and published many scientific papers. Mr. Tehrani retired from Clairol as the head of research and development. He established All-Star Realty with his wife in 1976. An immigrant himself, Mr. Tehrani was instrumental in sponsoring, helping and bringing his family members and friends to the U.S. from Iran.
Paul D. Camp III (GSBA ’65) of Richmond, Va., died June 17, 2008. He served in the U.S. Army and then worked at IBM, Craigie, A.M. Pullen and Avis. He was a founding board member of St. Stephen’s Pre-School and served on the boards of the Virginia Holocaust Museum, Historic Richmond Foundation and the Children’s Museum of Richmond. His guidance in the Ruth Camp Campbell Foundation and the Elms Foundation benefited numerous institutions, including renovation of the chapel at St. Christopher’s School. Mr. Camp and his cousins established the Camp Library at the Darden School. Survivors include cousins John M. Camp III (GSBA ’79), S. Waite Rawls III (Law ’75, GSBA ’75 L/M) and Sarah S. Staves (Grad ’64, ’67 L/M).
Albert N. Keim (Grad ’65) of Harrisonburg, Va., died June 27, 2008.
Frances B. Walker (Educ ’65) of Mechanicsville, Va., died June 28, 2008. Ms. Walker was a retired visiting teacher in Nelson County public schools and a former board member of J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.
Willie S. Brickey (Educ ’66) of Bluefield,
W.Va., died June 4, 2008. She taught math and science and served as a guidance counselor for more than 30 years in Maryland and Texas. She volunteered as a teacher’s aide in Virginia for children with difficulties in reading or writing, was active in several professional organizations, was a delegate to the National Education Association for more than 10 years and served as treasurer of the Frederick County, Md., Teacher’s Association. She assisted in the development of a scholarship program for the Western Maryland Trooper’s Association and was serving on the Habitat for Humanity executive board of Wythe County, Va., at the time of her death. Ms. Brickey received a Presidential Award signed by President George H.W. Bush for her dedication to making society a better place by contributing more than 3,000 volunteer hours to service projects.
William H. Ireland (Grad ’66, ’68 L/M) of Kettering, Ohio, died May 15, 2008. Mr. Ireland taught literature at the University of Kentucky in Lexington and the King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, before switching careers and working at the Census Bureau, Computer Sciences Corp. and then at Mead Data Central and LexisNexis. He volunteered for the Miami Valley Literacy Council.
James S. Kelley Jr. (Educ ’66) of Roanoke, Va., died May 12, 2008. He served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and worked in the education field, teaching in Arlington, Fairfax and Roanoke counties in Virginia. He retired as principal of East Salem Elementary School in 1990 and was a member of Virginia Heights Baptist Church in Roanoke, where he taught Sunday school.
Ronald P. Stenlake (Law ’66 L/M) of Plano, Texas, died May 17, 2008. At the University, he was a member of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. In 2001, Mr. Stenlake retired from RCL, Inc., where he was a business manager. He was also a former sportscaster and a former Peace Corps volunteer.
Jan P. Tabaka (Law ’66 L/M) of Atlanta died June 15, 2008. He served in the Air National Guard and later worked as a principal at Victor Tabaka & Associates and Towers Perrin before joining Corporate Travel International as vice president of operations. He retired as chief executive officer and principal owner of Peachtree Travel Management. Survivors include a daughter, Paige Tabaka Vohs (Col ’93 L/M).
Preston Waller (Educ ’66) of Annandale, Va., died Jan. 20, 2006.
Alan D. Plotkin (Col ’67 L/M) of New York City died June 18, 2008. Survivors include a son, Andrew Plotkin (Col ’07).
Marguerite Shell Ritchie (Educ ’67) of Irvington, Va., died July 8, 2008. She was a teacher.
Ina Kate Carter (Educ ’68) of Culpeper, Va., died June 11, 2008. She was a teacher and coach and was Virginia’s winningest girl’s high school basketball and girl’s outdoor track coach. Her basketball team had 526 all-time victories and the outdoor track team had 115 wins. Ms. Carter was voted Virginia Coach of the Year in 1979, was inducted into the Virginia High School Hall of Fame in 2000 and received the National High School Coaches Association’s National Coach of the Year award for girls’ basketball. In 2003, the Culpeper Middle School gym was dedicated and named in her honor.
Sally K. Makielski (Arch ’68) of New Orleans died Oct. 6, 2008. She was a founding member of the New Orleans Nature Center.
Thomas G. Weber (Col ’68 L/M) of Chicago died Jan. 7, 2008.