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Memorial announcements are sent to class members through either a letter or email, and are listed in the monthly enewsletter @NU and quarterly in The Record. In addition, a list of deceased alumni, known as the Roll of Honor, is read each year at Homecoming and printed in the annual Homecoming program.

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If you know of an alumnus/a or friend who has passed away recently, please send the notice and a copy of the obituary (if available) to Norwich.  Mail to The Alumni Office, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, Vermont 05663, call 802.485.2100, fax 802.485.2156, or email us.

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In Memoriam Sue L. Cella 6/14/2021  
There is no online posting available Date of death is unknown
In Memoriam Dennis L. Maud 6/5/2021  
Dennis L. Maud, 91, of Blue Point, NY passed away June 5th, 2021. He was a proud US Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of Joyce E. Maud for over 65 years. Loving father of Jeffery (& Ann Marie) Maud, Glen (& Claudia) Maud, and Dennis (& Kate) Maud. Dearest brother of Marilynn, Glavis, and the late Dwight. Cherished grandfather of Brian, Kelly, Erin, Lauren, Meghen, Tyler, Riley, and Meredith, and great grandfather of Lacy and Lily.

Visiting for Dr. Maud will take place on Friday (June 11th) from 2-4PM & 7-9PM at the Ruland Funeral Home in Patchogue. A religious service will be offered that evening at 8PM. Cremation to be held privately.
In Memoriam Susan Radwill 6/14/2021  
No online posting is available. Date of death is unknowm.
In Memoriam Diane E. Robertson 6/14/2021  
No online posting available. Date of death is unknown.
In Memoriam James A. Roman 4/28/2021  
In Memoriam James W. Hunt 5/19/2021  
James W. Hunt

Oct. 17, 1952 - May 19, 2021

QUEENSBURY - James W. Hunt, 68, of Queensbury, passed away on May 19, 2021 at his home with his family by his side.

Born on October 17, 1952, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Stanley L. and Janet (Walkup) Hunt.

Jim was a graduate of South Glens Falls High School, Class of 1970. He then graduated from Norwich University in 1974 and received a Bachelor of Art's Degree in English and Education.

In 1970, while still in college, he and his father, Stan, started Tree Care by Stan Hunt, Inc., a well-known area firm, which he operated until September 2018, when he retired.

Jim served active duty with the United States Air Force from 1975 until 1980. He received his pilot training at Webb Air Force base in Big Spring, TX. When he returned home, he continued operating the tree care business, of which he became President.

During his military career, Jim also resided in Big Spring, TX and Merced, CA.

On February 23, 1980, he married Belinda Thompson in Caribou, ME.

Still wanting to serve his country, Jim became active in the Air National Guard and became a Pilot in the 109th Air Wing out of Stratton Air National Guard Base, in Schenectady. He was a Command Pilot of LC-130H Aircraft, serving both polar ice caps. In 1997, he flew Sir Edmund Hillary and the New Zealand Prime Minister, the first and only head of state, to ever fly to the South Pole. He was awarded the Meritorious Service with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Air Medal, for his service to our nation.

He was very active in civic endeavors in this area as a member of the Rotary Club in Glens Falls, former Chairman of the Board for LARAC, and former board member of the New York State Arborist Association. He was also a Paul Harris Fellow and a member of Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls. Jim enjoyed and actively sponsored the South High Marathon Dance each year.

Jim loved to hunt deer and elk, enjoyed coaching youth hockey and collected antique chainsaws.

Besides his parents, Jim was predeceased by his brother, Craig A. Hunt and his brother-in-law, Geoffrey Winters.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Belinda Thompson; his children: James M. Hunt and his fiance, Jen Fuller and children Owen and Bri; his daughter Emily and her husband, Chris Welsh and their children; his mother-in-law, Betty Holdsworth; his brothers: Curtis R. Hunt and Gary L. Hunt; his sister, Tia R. Winters; his sister-in-law, Carolyn Sullivan-Hunt; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

At the family's request, there will be no calling hours.

A private interment, with full military honors, will take place at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in the town of Stillwater at a later date.

Jim's family suggests that memorial donations in his memory be made to the American Diabetes Association, 50 Colvin Ave., Albany, NY 12205.

Arrangements are under the care of Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, in Hudson Falls.

Online condolences may be made by visiting
In Memoriam Barbara A. Smigiel 5/9/2021  
Barbara A. Smigiel, 63, of the Melrose section of East Windsor, passed away on May 9, 2021.

Miss Smigiel worked as a nurse in Connecticut and Vermont and was a caregiver for family and friends. She was a member of Connecticut Preservation Trust, International Preservation Trust, and served as Chairperson of East Windsor Historical Commission. She established the first National Register Farmstead in East Windsor. Miss Smigiel was a graduate of University of Vermont and received her MS degree from Johnson State University and a BS in Nursing from Norwich University. She also received a paralegal degree from Woodbury College and a certificate in International Trade Law from The American University of France.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Florence (Halak) Smigiel; and she is survived by many cousins and friends.

Visitation hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 2021, at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 14, 2021, at St. Bernard Church, 426 Hazard Ave., Enfield (Please meet at Church). Committal will follow at St. Bernard's Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Enfield Historical Society, PO Box 586, Enfield, CT 06083.

To leave online condolences, please visit
In Memoriam David W. Anderson 5/18/2021  
David V. Anderson Jr. SOUTH HERO David V. Anderson Jr. passed away peacefully several days after his 90 birthday, surrounded by his family who wished him well with stories and toasts in his memory. Dave was a longtime resident of South Hero, Vermont, in the cottage that he built on Beach Bay in the late-1960s and later converted into his retirement home to spend with his beloved wife, Kay. He continued to live there in the loving care of his family and devoted caregiver, Alyssa, after Kay died last May.

Dave grew up in Montpelier, Vermont, where he dated his wife-to-be in high school, and graduated Norwich University in 1954. After a brief deployment in the Army, he married Kay and moved to South Windsor, Connecticut, where he worked at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft for 34 years and raised his family. He was predeceased by his father and mother, David V. Anderson Sr. and Iola Bagley Anderson; and his wife, Kathryn Ballou Anderson. Dave is survived by his son, Charles Anderson and partner Nathaniel Stevens; his son, Michael Anderson and daughter-in-law Donna Anderson; and granddaughters, Kirsten Anderson and fiancé Will Delaney, and Rebecca Anderson. He is also survived by his sister, Jane Moginot; and his four brothers and their wives, Jon and Joy, Tom and Marie, Roger and Judy, and Chris and Bette Anne.

Dave worked to play, and he spent most of his free time throughout his life enjoying the outdoors in his native Vermont. He was an avid salmon and bass fisherman and duck hunter and enjoyed days on the water with his family or fishing buddies. In the winter, he loved to alpine and cross-country ski, snowshoe and ice fish, and he dragged friends and family alike out on the ice and snow in sub-zero temperatures and we all learned to love it. If he wasn't fishing, afternoons were spent with company on the deck overlooking the lake while sipping scotch and telling fishing stories or recalling adventures from his childhood or 20s.

There was never a dull moment with Dave around - if it was calm, he'd take everyone water skiing or "plugging" for bass; if it was blowing a gale, he'd drag out the Sunfish and set us a-sail; if it was cool, he'd organize badminton or croquet on the lawn. Everyone loved to visit, but everyone also knew there was a high probability of being handed a paintbrush or hammer upon arrival and being told to "work for their supper," or being awoken at 5 a.m. to the cacophony of a skill-saw outside their window.

As they grew up, his brothers and sons' friends referred to South Hero as "camp work," but they never turned down an invitation. In Dave's later years, he learned to enjoy breakfast at noon and the occasional boat cruise, and there was more time spent sitting in the sun on the deck or on the lawn at the Warden's camp or snuggled in a blanket is his recliner in the living room with the heat set to 80.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the South Hero Rescue (; or Norwich University Scholarship Fund (all donations in the name of David V. Anderson are earmarked for this purpose).

No date for a memorial service has been determined at this time.

Arrangements are under the care of Champlain Cremation, A Proud Member of the LaVigne Funeral Home Family.
In Memoriam Susan T. Mead 5/6/2021  
The world lost a wonderful and loving person on April 29, 2021. Susan was taken from this life due to an unforeseen illness. She was born to Elmer Willard Tripp and Lolita "Billie" B. Tripp on October 2, 1947. Susan graduated from Highland High School in 1965. She spent some time in New York with her Aunt Rela and Uncle Rod Ackerman, and attended classes at NYU and Vermont College.

She married Robert Colton Smith in 1968, with whom she had two daughters: Dori Ann Smith Mead and Terri Lynn Smith Mead. She married Robert Arthur Mead in 1993, who adopted both daughters and loved them as his own.

Susan is survived by her daughter, Dori Mead; her grandson, August Mead-Tull (Terri); her mother, Lolita B Tripp; a sister, three brothers, and many nieces and nephews who all love her and will miss her.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Robert Smith and Robert Mead; and her daughter, Terri Mead.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home, 4760 S. State Street, Murray, Utah.

Graveside services and interment will be held at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah, on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm. Funeral services can be viewed live via Facebook at the link provided above.
In Memoriam Peter F. Hattem 1/1/2018  
Actual Date of Death is unknown
In Memoriam Robert L. Giggey 4/29/2021
In Memoriam Francis E. Carey 4/21/2021  
Francis E (Ted) Carey, 76, of Rochester, (formerly of Plymouth) passed away peacefully April 21st. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Carol (Ustaszewski) ; hIs sons: Francis E (Ted) Carey of Arlington and Christopher Scott Carey and his wife, Andrea, of Carver. He adored his grandchildren, Colby Scott Carey, Allyson Jewel Carey and Tiffany DaSilveira and her husband, Joshua, of Taunton. He cherished great grandchildren Aaliyah, Cayden and Cole. He is also survived by his brother, James Carey and his wife, Sarah, of Williamsburg, VA, his nieces: Meghan Nels and her husband, Travis, of Arlington, VA, Elizabeth Rowe and her husband, Nathanael of Vacaville, CA and Nephew; Timothy Carey of Brooklyn, NY. He is predeceased by his sister, Loretta Carey and his parents, Francis and Margaret Carey.

Ted always had a smile on his face. He loved his family and country. He served in the US Army stationed in Gelnhausen, Germany where he started his family. After his service, he and his family moved to Plymouth, MA, where he was active in Plymouth Youth Soccer and Boy Scouts Troop 1620. He loved being near the water and happy to bring family and friends to the beach. Ted was an avid skier, carving turns at Waterville Valley with his family following in his tracks. His love of snow and mountains was so great, he moved to Campton NH. It served as home base as he and wife, Carol, travelled across the country and back to Europe. As the grandchildren grew older, he needed to be closer to them. He moved to the next town over. Ted found great joy watching them especially on the soccer field. He loved to cheer them on and help referees with their calls.

Born in Cambridge in 1944, Ted grew up in Malden and graduated from Malden Catholic High School. He attended Norwich University, receiving his MBA from Southeastern Massachusetts University now UMass- Dartmouth. Ted went on to start a number of businesses including Stone-Leigh Ltd which brought him to hospitals throughout New York and New England.

Visiting Hours will be held Sunday, April 25 from 4:00 to 6:00pm at Bartlett Funeral home on 338 Court Street, Plymouth. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Monday, April 26, at 10:00 am St. Mary's Church, 313 Court St, Plymouth. Burial will follow at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

Ted was diagnosed with liver cancer and was grateful for the extraordinary care he received from the Mass General Hospital Cancer Center. In lieu of flowers donations in is name can may be made to

His family will remember Ted on the slopes, on the water and on the sidelines of a soccer field - always smiling.
In Memoriam Kenneth S. Kovacs 4/25/2021  
Clinton NY - Age 89, formerly of Elmira, most recently residing in Clinton, NY, peacefully passed on Sunday, April 25, 2021, with his sons at his side.

Ken was born on Valentines' Day, 1932, in Rahway NJ. He was raised in Fords, NJ by his Hungarian immigrant grandmother. Ken received his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Norwich University. This is where he met Christine (Culver), his loving wife of 43 years. His commission in the U.S. Army led to his proud service in Germany where his eldest son, Stephen, was born. His two younger sons Mark and Matthew were welcome additions to the family after his return stateside. Ken had a distinguished engineering career of over 30 years, retiring from Corning Incorporated in 1992.

His strong Catholic faith gave him great strength in life. As a child he served regularly as an altar boy during daily morning Masses. Later in life he became a Eucharist Minister and was an active parishioner at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Elmira. His faith and devotion provided him a great comfort during his wife's illness and passing.

Ken became active in the Corning Senior Center where he enjoyed group travels and dances. It was there he was fortunate enough to find a new partner in life. He and Roxanne Reed enjoyed 18 years of companionship.

Ken was preceded by his wife, Christine in 1998 and survived by Roxanne Reed of Horseheads, NY; sons, Stephen of Louisburg, NC, Mark of Utica, NY and Matthew of Rome, NY; granddaughter Jessica, and great grandson Samba.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Ken on Monday, May 24, 2021, 11:00 a.m., St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 Broad Street, Horseheads, NY. Military honors will be accorded Ken outside of the church immediately following the Mass. His final resting place will be Chandler Gray Cemetery, West Yarmouth, MA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 225 N Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or Notre Dame High School, 1400 Maple Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904.

Special thanks to the caring staff at the MVHS Saint Luke's Campus, Lutheran Home Cottages, and the tireless visits and spiritual care by Deacon Paul Lehmann.
In Memoriam Bruce E. Montgomery 1/22/2021  
Georgia - Bruce Edward Montgomery, lifelong resident of Franklin County, passed away Friday, January 22nd, 2021 at the UVM Medical Center. Born in St. Albans on March 28th, 1937, he was one of two children of Harold " Monty" and Shirley (Chapin) Montgomery. Bruce was 83 years old.

Bruce was married to Linda Kieselmann for 55 years. Bruce and Linda met while in high school at BFA St. Albans. They dated while Linda finished high school who then went on to UVM for nursing. Bruce attended and graduated from Norwich University. After graduation Bruce served in the Army for a number of years, along with the Reserves. One of his most talked about locations was being stationed at Ft. Eustis in Newport News, Virginia. Both recounted stories of living in Virginia in the early 1960's, those being of friends made, life on base, the political environment of the time, and some shenanigans that might have occurred while there.

After being discharged in 1963, with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant, Bruce and Linda moved back to VT. Bruce continued serving in the Reserves and if memory serves us correctly he raised in rank to Captain and worked as a Probation and Parole Officer for many years. After Bruce left Probation and Parole he started a long career with the US Postal Service as a Rural Letter Carrier.

In his younger years, Bruce was an avid outdoorsman, especially hunting. He enjoyed many trips into the woods with his family and sharing his knowledge with them. Summertime was often time for camping, and in later years spending time at Monty and Shirley's camp on Hathaway Point. Bruce was an avid reader and enjoyed sharing his wealth of knowledge of history, especially Civil War Battles, Shakespeare, Family history and so much more.

Bruce is survived by his two children, Christine A. Couture and her husband Bruce of Idaho and John S. Montgomery of Georgia, as well as his three grandchildren, Kyle Couture and his wife Sara of Idaho, and twins Danielle and Megan Couture of Idaho. In addition to his parents and wife, Linda, Bruce was pre-deceased by his sister, Gail Montgomery.

Gone yet not forgotten, Although we are apart, Your spirit lives within me, Forever in my heart.

~Author Unknown

Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main Street St Albans. A graveside funeral service with military honors will be held on Friday, June 4th, at 3:00 PM at the St Albans Bay Cemetery, Lake Road, St Albans.

Memorials in Bruce's name may be made to Pets for Vets, P.O. Box 10860, Wilmington, North Carolina 28404 ( or Gary Sinise Foundation, P.O. Box 368, Woodland Hills, California 91365 (

Bruce's funeral arrangements and final wishes are in the care of Heald Funeral Home where messages of condolence are welcome and encouraged at
In Memoriam Elaine T. Jacques 4/3/2021  
AUBURN - It is with immense sadness that the family of Elaine Treworgy Jacques announce her passing on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the age of 72. A loving mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, she enriched the lives of many people and will be forever missed.

Elaine Nina Treworgy was born on April 27, 1948 in Augusta to Robert and Barbara Treworgy. She became the oldest of four children; followed by Paul, Scott, and Jane Treworgy. Elaine had an idyllic childhood growing up in Calais. She loved spending time at "Shangri-La", her family's camp on grand Lake Stream. Elaine attended Callas High School before transferring her junior year to Gould Academy in Bethel.

She especially cherished her time at Gould where she became cheerleading captain and was voted Winter Carnival Queen. She graduated in 1966 and enrolled at Vermont College, but soon transferred to Colby College in Waterville where again she was voted Winter Carnival Queen and graduated as a Dana Scholar, with a B.A. in psychology.

Elaine taught special education in the Waterford school district in Connecticut before relocating to Machias where she and her then husband became successful business owners of a pharmacy and home health care business. Elaine was dedicated to the business and serving the healthcare needs of the community.

Elaine retired to Auburn with her beloved partner of 18 years, Richard Paine, with whom she first became acquainted at Gould Academy and sadly lost in November, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Elaine is also predeceased by her sister, Jane Treworgy, with whom she shared a special bond; and parents Robert and Barbara Treworgy.

Elaine is survived by her only daughter, Jennifer Jacques; twin granddaughters Reese and Raquel Jacques; brothers Paul and Scott Treworgy; many nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews. She will also be dearly missed by Richard Paine's family with whom she was close.

Elaine was what we should all aspire to be, described as an angel or a saint by many.

Arrangements are being made by the Albert- Burpee funeral home at 253 Pine St. in Lewiston. A small family celebration of life will be held in the summer at the burial site in Hallowell, next to both of her parents.

Condolences may be accessed online at

Donations may be made in Elaine's memory to a charity of your choice.

In Memoriam Judith M. Kendall 4/26/2021  
On Monday April 26, 2021 Judy Kendall, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away at the young age of 81. Judy was born in April of 1940 in South Carolina to Wilson and Anna McMakin.

She received an Associates degree from Vermont College where she became a nurse and went on to be a nursing instructor. From there, she moved into real-estate.

She truly loved helping families find the perfect home. She retired after selling real-estate for many years

Judy was a morning person for sure. When the sun peaked over the horizon, she was ready for a good cup of coffee and to get the day started. She loved going to the library and getting mystery books by the bags full and then read for days on end. She was excellent at crocheting and she loved to tell stories and chat for hours. One of her favorite things was to spend time with family and children. She had many grandchildren by choice and loved each of them deeply.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents Wilson and Anna along with her husband Allyne Kendall Jr. She is survived by her Son David, Granddaughter Stephanie, Daughter by Choice Karen, Brother and his wife David and Jackie McMakin, Sister and her husband Carol and Roger Bush, Caspurr her cat, along with many nieces, nephews and extended family.

A memorial service will be held Friday May 7th at Hansen's Mortuary, 8314 N. 7th St., at 11 am. Flowers may be sent to Hansen's and donations to your favorite cat charity.

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In Memoriam Steven L. Goyetche 3/16/2021  
Gloucester - Steven L. Goyetche, 74, of Gloucester, passed away at Care One at Essex Park in Beverly, on Tuesday, April. 13, 2021.

Born in Gloucester on October 5, 1946, he was the son of the late Walter and Mary Goyetche.Steven attended Gloucester High School, graduating in 1964. After graduation he attended Norwich University for four years graduating in 1968 with a degree in history. Steven then went on to serve as a Captain in the Vietnam War for the United States Army, earning The Bronze Star Medal for his acts of service.

After being honorably discharged from the Army in 1976, Steven made his way back to his beloved hometown of Gloucester. He was the bar manager at the Cape Ann Marina Lounge for many years and later a tax consultant until he retired. Steven's greatest loves in his life were his three children. He also enjoyed golfing, watching Gloucester High School football games, and attending his children's sporting events, plays, recitals, etc., over the years. Steven had a passion for reading, writing, and traveling around the world, especially to his favorite place, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Steven is survived by his three children, Alana Goyetche, Kiley Goyetche and Mark Goyetche; his former wife, Joia Vizena Goyetche; brother Walter Goyetche Jr. and his wife, Cynthia Goyetche, all of Gloucester. He is also survived by friends, tax clients, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

His visiting hour will be held privately. His graveside service will be on Friday, April 16 at 11 a.m. in Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester. Family and friends are cordially invited. Please wear masks and adhere to COVID requirements. Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St. Gloucester. Online condolences may be given at:
In Memoriam Gary B. Wilder 4/24/2021  
Gary B. Wilder, 75, of New Durham, NH passed away on April 24, 2021 in Wolfeboro NH. He was born in Westford, MA to Chrystabelle and Bernard Wilder on January 24, 1946. He attended Westford Academy and graduated as a Cadet Captain with his Bachelor's degree from Norwich University in 1967.

He worked as a Senior Buyer for Wang Laboratories, ABB, and Cisco Systems until his retirement in 2006.

He was involved with New England Sports Committee with motocross and the Newmar Owners Group with his motorhome.

He thoroughly enjoyed the New England change of seasons, motocross, rving, football, Nascar, reading, Norwich Alumni and family.

He is survived by his sister Jill Pais of Rowley, MA. Son Darren Wilder of New Durham, NH. Daughter Alison Choquette of Auburn NH. Niece Amy Cole of Salisbury, MA. Nephews Brandon and Chris Pais of Rowley, MA. Former wife Pamela Wilder of New Durham, NH. Best friend Ben Martin of Escondido, CA. Friend Fred Ford of Hollis, NH.

A memorial service will be planned in the Fall. Gary did not want a funeral service.

Gary Wilder's family wishes to thank Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro and Cornerstone VNA in Farmington, NH for their care and compassion.

Cremation care by Peaslee Funeral Home.
In Memoriam John L. McIver 4/16/2021  
John Lawrence MCIVER February 18, 1933 - March 16, 2021

Eldest of two sons, John was born to John and Mary McIver in Orange, New Jersey. He attended public school in Kearny, New Jersey and graduated from Seton Hall Prep, Class of 1950.

He received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Newark College of Engineering in 1954, then began a 56-year career with Boeing (punctuated by two-year stints with the U.S. Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency). John also received an M.B.A. from Seattle University ('86) and an M.A. in Military History from Norwich University ('09).

While at Boeing John met his dream girl, Mary Ann Cearns, and they were married in 1961. Three children and several cross-country moves followed, including stays in Alabama and Virginia. John had resided in Bothell since 1990.

"John L" was a force of nature; dedicated, loyal, and generous, he possessed an encyclopedic knowledge of many subjects, including aviation history, movies, and his beloved New York Yankees. A co-worker described John as "a national treasure," and he was surely a treasure to his family and friends as well.

John is survived by his sons, Stephen (Linda) and James (Caitlin Duffy); daughter, Juliet Conley (Michael); grandchildren, Andrew James, Grace, Jackson, Lachlan, and Dashiell; sister-in-law, Esther Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother, Charles; and wife, Mary Ann.

A viewing (10:30 a.m.) and a Funeral Mass (11:00 a.m.) will be held at St. Lawrence Church (1112 Blake Street, Raymond, Washington) on Monday, April 12th, followed by burial (1 p.m.) at Fern Hill Cemetery, 100 South Fork Road, Menlo, Washington. Please note: a maximum of 30 mourners may attend the church service; there is no attendance restriction for the burial. Livestream video of the service will be available on the Facebook event page "John L McIver Memorial Mass."

Donations in John's name can be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Goodbye for now, Dad. Give Mom a kiss from us. Requiem Inter Astra.
In Memoriam Donald P. Miller 3/30/2021  
Donald Pryor Miller

Manitowoc - Donald Pryor Miller, 71, died at home March 30, 2021 under the care of his wife Jeanie, son Nathan, and hospice.

Don was born in Long Island, New York, to Kenneth and Dorothy Miller. He grew up in Long Island, and then entered the ROTC at Norwich University in Vermont. With the rank of 1st Lieutenant, Don was a field engineer in Hanau, Germany. It was there that he met Jeanie, who was traveling through Europe. They were married in Hanau in 1973. Don worked many years at Eggers Industries, and after retiring, he worked at Woodland Face Veneer. He was first and foremost a loving husband, father, and friend. Don was such a good man, with a great deal of intelligence, wisdom, a dry sense of humor, and care for others, with the life experience to back it all up. His kindness was evident to those who knew him, and was exemplified by donating a kidney to his brother Bob in 2002. While Don was a soft-spoken man, he had many passions, among them woodworking, gardening, and the Brooklyn Dodgers. He never forgave Peter O'Malley for selling the team and moving it to LA. A set of original seats from Ebbet's Field graces our home. Fly-in fishing trips to remote lakes in Canada became an annual family tradition, as well as trips to California wine country, and then up the coast to Fort Bragg to spend time on the ocean. Two big passions of his were craft beer and good music. Don was connected to both communities through websites like the Beer Advocate and the Trader's Den. He truly enjoyed having a beer with Nate at 3 Sheeps, and making occasional trips to Central Waters. Don was exceptional at taking pleasure in life's simple pleasures.

Survivors include Skipper the dog; Don's wife of 47 years, Jeanie; son, Nathan; two brothers, Jeff, North Carolina, and Bob, New York; brother-in-law, John (Jane) Crowe, Menasha, WI; also nieces, nephews, and friends.

A private gathering to honor and remember Don will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place at the Harrigan Parkside Crematory and Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Danielle from HomeCare Health and Hospice was a gift. Thank you for being such a bright light.

The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc is assisting the family with arrangements.

"My dad was…my dad, and he was never better at anything than that, unless it was being a husband to my mom. He taught me so much, even when I wasn't smart enough to get the point right away. Playing catch in the backyard. Baseball. Fishing. Cooking. Talking music, beer, life. He was, and still is, a titan in my world, and I love him so much."

"Being married to Don was more than I could have hoped for out of life. We were so happy. He was so good to me, and for me. Truly, he was the wind beneath my wings. I always loved you, and I always will."
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