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C L A S S N O T E S
Celebrating 98 years!
Lovdie “Dee” Kelley, a resident
of Raritan Health in Raritan N.J.,
recently celebrated her 98
She is a 1931 graduate of one of
Lycoming College’s predecessor
institutions, Dickinson Seminary,
and one of the College’s oldest
At the seminary, Dee studied art
while working for the art section
of a local paper company. She also
had her work exhibited in several
shows. When the World War I
began, she took a hiatus from her
art and attended technical school for
After the war, Dee worked
for AT&T in Maryland, and later
married Larry Kelley, the first
Heisman Trophy winner.
Her favorite pastimes include
reading, doing puzzles and spending
time with her cat, “Chai,” named
after one of her favorite beverages.
. . .
Rev. H. Emerson Abram
was recently elected to the board of
trustees of Albright Care Services, a
faith-based nonprofit organization serving
the needs of seniors in Pennsylvania’s
Susquehanna Valley. He earned a Master
of Divinity from Garrett Evangelical
School of Theology and has worked as
a missionary in Malaysia and served
several parishes in Pennsylvania.
proud of the appointment of his son,
Four-Star General David M. Rodriguez,
as the 19
Commander of United States
Army Forces Command in September.
Rev. James Horace Gold
Beverly (Strauser) Manbeck
Billy Ray Chitwood
English) has eight
including “The Bailey
Crane Mystery” series.
Learn more at
He and his wife, Julie, reside on the Sea
of Cortez in Mexico.
celebrated their 50
wedding anniversary in February. Their
grandchildren surprised them with a
Ray Singley Jr.
mathematics) was a
member of the 1947 Maynard Midgets,
which won the first-ever Little League
World Series. His name was omitted
from the article about the team that
was published in the 2011 fall issue of
Geoffrey R. Wood
Evelyn (McConnell) Derrick
. . .
Lovdie “Dee” Kelley ’31