Necrology

“With sore and stricken hearts we mourn…”

In your kindness, please remember the following Fraternity brothers we lost.  Notifications received between June 22, 2019 & July 31, 2020.

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If you have a link to a confirmed obituary belonging to a brother we will solemnly include it. We cannot vouch for the contents or effective status of linked obituaries.


Beta Beta
(Trinity College)

  • Louis D. Munds, ’52
    Hometown: Naples, FL
    Date of Death: 06/02/2016
    Obituary


Chi
(Cornell University)

  • David J. Batt, ’49
    Hometown: Canandaigua, NY
    Date of Death: 5/14/2018
  • William F. Bohannan, ’43
    Hometown: Columbus, OH
    Date of Death: 9/17/2019
  • J. Albert Sebald, ‘54
    Hometown: Morrison, CO
    Date of Death: 11/21/2017
  • Philip A. Fleming, ’52
    Hometown: Washington, DC
    Date of Death: 5/21/2019
  • William W. Paty Jr., ’42
    Hometown: Honolulu, HI
    Date of Death: 08/12/2018
    Obituary


Delta
(New York University)

  • Raymond J. Matelli, ’52
    Hometown: Houston, TX
    Date of Death: 1/1/19


Delta Delta
(Williams College)

  • William C. Miller, ’59
    Hometown: New York, NY
    Date of Death: 5/16/19
  • Charles K Elliott Jr., ’54
    Hometown: Manchester, MA
    Date of Death: 7/15/2008
    Obituary


  • John M. Gibson, ’42
    Hometown: Drumore, PA
    Date of Death: 3/28/2020
    Obituary
  • Charles W. Iselin, ’54
    Hometown: Boynton Beach, FL
    Date of Death: 3/1/2020
    Obituary


Delta Nu
(Keene State College)

  • Rene Murad, ’00
    Hometown: Spring Hill, TN
    Date of Death: 3/25/20


Epsilon
(University of California, Berkeley)

  • Stephen F. Keller, ’59
    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
    Date of Death: 9/13/2019
    Obituary
  • Robert J. Peeke, ’52
    Hometown: Orinda, CA
    Date of Death: 10/18/19
  • Raymond E. Shine, ’70
    Hometown: Grass Valley, CA
    Date of Death: 1/1/19
  • Allan L. Wiley, ‘54
    Hometown: Soledad, CA
    Date of Death: 1/31/2018
  • William F. Wright, ‘54
    Hometown: Hemet, CA
    Date of Death:


Epsilon Nu
(Michigan State University)

  • Thomas F. Ashcraft, ’51
    Hometown: Asheville, NC
    Date of Death: 1/27/2019
  • Jan P. Benedict, ’66
    Hometown: Alba, TX
    Date of Death: 2/14/2019
  • Eric S. Damore, ’99
    Hometown: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
    Date of Death:
  • Daniel L. Daugherty, ’68
    Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
    Date of Death: 2/11/2019

  • Daniel J. Greening, ’54
    Hometown: Alba, MI
    Date of Death: 9/1/2018
  • Lee C. Hanson, ’53
    Hometown: Fort Gratiot, MI
    Date of Death: 2015
  • Robert A. Labbe, ’58
    Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
    Date of Death: 2015

  • M.J. Morell, ’53
    Hometown: Gladwin, MI
    Date of Death: 2/17/2019
  • David L. Rogers, ’59
    Hometown: Bay City, MI
    Date of Death: 8/18/2019
  • Eric H. Rothstein, ’88
    Hometown: Springfield, VA
    Date of Death: 11/24/2020
  • Paul A. Schmidt, ’53
    Hometown: Boynton Beach, FL
    Date of Death: 3/11/2019
  • Stephen J. Staples, ’65
    Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
    Date of Death: 8/18/2019
  • Charles J. Taunt, ’71
    Hometown: Bloomfield Village, MI
    Date of Death: 3/13/2019
  • Thomas Frederick Abele, ’78
    Hometown: Shelby Township, MI,
    Date of Death: 2/28/2020
    Obituary


Epsilon Omega
(Northwestern University)

  • Donald J. Ryniecki, ’59
    Hometown: Hebron, IL
    Date of Death: 7/23/2019


Epsilon Phi
(McGill University)

  • Edward A. Evans, ’62
    Hometown: Belmont, CA
    Date of Death: 1/4/2019

  • G. Ross MacCormack, ‘64
    Hometown: Newport Center, VT
    Date of Death: 1/2/2019


Eta
(Lehigh University)

  • Daniel L. Benson, ’63
    Hometown: Vienna, VT
    Date of Death: 11/13/2019
  • Robert E. Butler, ’54
    Hometown: Elmira, NY
    Date of Death: 11/2019
  • William Kelly, ’74
    Hometown: Huntsville, AL
    Date of Death: 08/23/2013
  • Louis W. Goncey, ’88
    Hometown: Delran, NJ
    Date of Death: 10/17/2019
  • Christopher D. Perrone, ’97
    Hometown: Asbury Park, NJ
    Date of Death: 7/13/2012


Gamma
(Amherst College)

  • Michael L. Alcivar, ’65
    Hometown: Pompano Beach, FL
    Date of Death: 7/10/2019
  • H. Franklin Bloomer, ’56
    Hometown: Riverside, CT
    Date of Death: 9/13/2019
  • Donald P. Burt, ’44
    Hometown: North Brunswick, NJ
    Date of Death: 9/18/2019
  • John D. Caldwell, ’63
    Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
    Date of Death: 7/31/2019
  • Henry G. Dacey, ’73
    Hometown: Easton, CT
    Date of Death: 8/21/2014
  • David A. Heinlein, ’69
    Hometown: Metuchen, NJ
    Date of Death: 1/8/2020
    Obituary
  • Richard J. Hermann, ’75
    Hometown: Peoria, IL
    Date of Death: 09/28/2011
    Obituary
  • Hans “Toni” Huber, ’56
    Hometown: Rumson, NJ
    Date of Death: 12/27/19
    Obituary


  • Ernest Palmer III, ’71
    Hometown: Peoria, IL
    Date of Death: 09/28/2011

  • Kirk Munroe, ’62
    Hometown: Naples, FL
    Date of Death: 5/12/2019
  • Marvin Newman, ’46
    Hometown: New Canaan, CT
    Date of Death: 1/10/2020
    Obituary
  • Thomas D. Nickerson, ’62
    Hometown: Meadville, PA
    Date of Death: 6/29/2018
  • Peter L. Sill, ’62
    Hometown: Seattle, WA
    Date of Death: 4/2/2019
  • Richard Kuehne, ’62
    Hometown: Jackson, NH
    Date of Death: 09/28/11
  • G. Parke Rouse III, ’67
    Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
    Date of Death: 10/19/2019
    Obituary


Gamma Tau
(Georgia Institute of Technology)

  • Demetrius Cross, ’89
    Hometown: Atlanta, GA
    Date of Death: 07/24/2018

  • Andy Nazarenko, ’87
    Hometown: Tampa, FL
    Date of Death: 09/28/2011


Kappa
(Bowdoin College)

  • Doug Morton, ’55
    Hometown: Brunswick, ME
    Date of Death: 3/8/2020
    Obituary

  • Edward J. McFarland, ’48
    Hometown: Scarborough, ME
    Date of Death: 11/ 27/2003
    Obituary


Mu
(University of Minnesota)

  • Preston C. Haglin, ’49
    Hometown: Fort Myers, FL
    Date of Death: 8/25/2019

  • James Schwarz, ’51
    Hometown: Charlottesville, VA
    Date of Death: 5/21/2019


Omega
(University of Chicago)

  • James E. Furlich, ’49
    Hometown: Charlottesville, VA
    Date of Death: 4/2019
  • Robert D. Kendrick, ’72
    Hometown: Huntington, NY
    Date of Death: 11/25/2018
  • Bradley Hawkes Patterson, ’43
    Hometown: Bethesda, MD
    Date of Death: 3/19/2020
    Obituary

  • Louis P. River III, ’52
    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    Date of Death: 6/11/2019
  • John P. Stevens, ’41
    Hometown: Washington, DC
    Date of Death: 7/16/2019
  • Gary Tegtmeier, ’62
    Hometown: Westwood, KS
    Date of Death: 7/4/2020
    Obituary


Omicron
(University of Illinois)

  • Dan S. Collins, ’63
    Hometown: Lighthouse Point, FL
    Date of Death: 5/17/2019
  • Lewis R. Finkelstein, ’83
    Hometown: Foothill Ranch, CA
    Date of Death: 4/29/2019
  • Deane Haning, Omicron ’60
    Hometown: Lagrange, IL
    Date of Death: 05/05/2020
    Obituary
  • John B. Horn, ’61
    Hometown: Geneva, IL
    Date of Death: 6/2/2020
    Obituary

  • Christopher L. Marchlewski, ’76
    Hometown: La Grange, IL
    Date of Death: 2017
  • Thomas P. Mattes, ’90
    Hometown: Kansas City, MO
    Date of Death: 7/10/2018
  • Larry I. Perlin, ’82
    Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
    Date of Death: 2018


Phi
(University of Michigan)

  • Richard V. Baxter, ’48
    Hometown: Indianapolis, IL
    Date of Death: 3/16/2019
  • John Calvin, ’56
    Hometown: Watertown, SD
    Date of Death: 12/18/2019
  • Gerald A. Gawecki,77
    Hometown: Allen Park, MI
    Date of Death: 10/27/2001
    Obituary
  • Robert H. Hamilton, ’68
    Hometown: Tucson, AZ
    Date of Death: 7/7/2019

  • Lawrence W. Littig, ’60
    Hometown: Norwalk, CT
    Date of Death: 5/3/2020
    Obituary
  • William J. Mundus, ’49
    Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
    Date of Death: 11/30/18
    Obituary
  • Joseph L. Murphy, ’83
    Hometown: San Diego, CA
    Date of Death: 6/23/2020
    Obituary
  • Donald F. Nelson, ’52
    Hometown: Worcester, MA
    Date of Death: 4/17/2019
  • Howard C. “Buzz” Webber, ’56
    Hometown: Fairport, NY
    Date of Death: 5/13/2020


Pi
(Syracuse University)

  • James M. Porter, ’57
    Hometown: Falmouth, ME
    Date of Death: 5/26/2019


Psi
(Hamilton College)

  • David W. Gould, ’65
    Hometown: Durham, NC
    Date of Death: 12/1/2016
  • George H. Gage, ’45
    Hometown: Solana Beach, CA
    Date of Death: 4/12/2016
    obituary


  • William A. Wesp, ‘64
    Hometown: Centerpoint, NY
    Date of Death: 9/7/2018


Rho
(University of Wisconsin)

  • Paul G. Brown, ’63
    Hometown: Englewood, FL
    Date of Death: 2016
  • Henry H. Bush, ’49
    Hometown: Madison, WI
    Date of Death: 1/19/2019
  • Charles E. Jordan, ’50
    Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
    Date of Death: 12/7/2018
  • James F. Kress, ’51
    Hometown: De Pere, WI
    Date of Death: 5/19/2019
  • David Leith, ’58
    Hometown: Haverford, PA
    Date of Death: 7/3/2019
  • John W. Lucas, ‘63
    Hometown: Antigo, WI
    Date of Death: 10/23/2019
  • Frederick Madison, ‘61
    Hometown: Lodi, WI
    Date of Death: 6/1/2019
  • John Petersen, ‘63
    Hometown: Madison, WI
    Date of Death: 4/4/2019
  • Dennis M. Tuohy, ‘65
    Hometown: Madison, WI
    Date of Death: 9/17/2019
  • Chauncey Leake, ’49
    Hometown: New York, NY
    Date of Death: 8/15/2019


Sigma
(Brown University)

  • Barry F. Kowalski, ’66
    Hometown: Arlington, VA
    Date of Death: 6/30/2019
  • Robert B. Womsley, ’55
    Hometown: Kenilworth, IL
    Date of Death: 2017


Sigma Phi
(St. Francis University)

  • Bryan K. Smeltzer, ’17
    Hometown: Homer City, PA
    Date of Death: 5/29/2019


Tau
(University of Pennsylvania)

  • Duncan H. Bull, ’54
    Hometown: Pittsford, NY
    Date of Death: 8/20/2019
  • Lelan E. Haller, ’53
    Hometown: Saint Simons Island, GA
    Date of Death: 11/12/2018
  • Nicholas Perient Trott, ’71
    Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
    Date of Death: 3/2/2020
    Obituary
  • David S. Hunt, ’90
    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    Date of Death: 3/2/2018
  • Joseph P. Rumberger, ’46
    Hometown: Middletown, CT
    Date of Death: 10/28/2018


Theta
(Union College)

  • Mark W. Peronto, ’80
    Hometown: Cross Plains, WI
    Date of Death: 11/23/2016
    Obituary

Theta Theta
(University of Washington)

  • Ken E. Leader, ’50
    Hometown: Yakima, WA
    Date of Death: 12/28/2018
  • Benjamin Magill, ’49
    Hometown: Independence, OR
    Date of Death: 1/6/2016
  • Scott Meek, ’90
    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    Date of Death: 5/26/2020

  • Thomas G. Slipper, ‘54
    Hometown: Del Mar, CA
    Date of Death: 12/1/2016
  • Jerome R. Ernst, ’64
    Hometown: Seattle, WA
    Date of Death: 01/10/2020
    Obituary


Upsilon
(University of Rochester)

  • Severn P. Brown, ’43
    Hometown: Canton, NY
    Date of Death: 5/4/2019

  • Charles Wadhams. ’50
    Hometown: Fresno, CA
    Date of Death: 5/19/2020
    Obituary
  • William H. Hagedorn, ’54
    Hometown: Carmichael, CA
    Date of Death: 5/8/2017
  • William A. Miller, ’58
    Hometown: Bluffton, SC
    Date of Death: 5/16/2019
  • C. Brian Peoples, ’55
    Hometown: Darien, CT
    Date of Death: 11/27/2019

  • Frederick B. Schudel, ’56
    Hometown: Green Valley, AZ
    Date of Death: 1/29/2019
    Obituary


Xi
(Wesleyan University)

  • Bruce L. Malcolm, ’49
    Hometown: Easley, SC
    Date of Death: 2/26/2019


Zeta
(Dartmouth College)

  • John L. Brooks, ’42
    Hometown: Maple Plain, MN
    Date of Death: 2019
  • Randolph J. Hayes, ’55
    Hometown: Jensen Beach, FL
    Date of Death: 1/19/2018
    Obituary
  • David B. Metz, ’54
    Hometown: Chappaqua, NY
    Date of Death: 2/8/2018
  • Proctor P. Reid, ’79
    Hometown: Arlington, VA
    Date of Death: 6/28/2018
  • Jeffrey S. Shiffrin, ’76
    Hometown: Vail, CO
    Date of Death: 2/2/2020
  • William E Myers, ‘57
    Hometown: Fresno, CA
    Date of Death: 4/30/2019
    obituary


Zeta Zeta
(University of British Columbia)

  • John E. Stark, ’40
    Hometown: Vancouver, BC
    Date of Death: 10/30/2001
    obituary