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I N M E M O R I A M

F R I E N D S

Joseph Kelly

, Ph.D., of Haddonfield,

N.J., April 26, 2013. A former

executive director of the Pennsylvania

Humanities Council, he received an

honorary doctorate in humane letters

from Lycoming in 2011.

John Schreyer

, of Nashua, N.H.,

March 15, 2013. He was a member of

Lycoming’s board of trustees from

1978-87.

1938

Marion (Rice) Wirth

, of Williamsport,

Pa., May 2, 2013. Among survivors is

her husband,

Charles Wirth Sr. ’38

, and

son,

Charles Wirth Jr. ’74

.

1939

Charlotte (Adelman) Kotzen

, of

Sarasota, Fla., Sept. 13, 2012.

Lois (Davidson) Wallace

, of

Mechanicsburg, Pa., Jan. 21, 2013.

1940

Richard Donovan

, of Jersey Shore, Pa.,

March 4, 2013.

1946

Portia (Grover) Hall

, of Penney Farms,

Fla., Feb. 22, 2013.

1947

Betty (Taggart) Boettger

, of Chenango

Forks, N.Y., March 29, 2012.

Ruth (Lorrah) Henry

, of Richmond,

Va., April 20, 2013.

1948

Donald Turner

, of Medford, Ore.,

Dec. 10, 2012.

1950

Janet (Brown) Johnescu

, of Sebring,

Ohio, May 11, 2013.

1951

John Cogswell

, of Santa Barbara, Calif.,

Sept. 3, 2012.

William Kay

, of Clinton, N.Y., April 5,

2013. Among survivors is his wife,

L.

Jeanne (Umble) Kay ’48

.

E. Scott Newcomer

, of Selinsgrove, Pa.,

March 20, 2013.

1952

Harry D’Addio

, of Lemoyne, Pa., April

14, 2013.

Charles Heiney

, of Allentown, Pa., May

21, 2013.

1955

Joseph Moglia III

, of Spring Lake, N.J.,

May 9, 2013.

1956

Henry Lewis Long ’48 ’56

, of

Carlisle, Pa., March 16, 2013. He was

the ninth child and last surviving son of

former Lycoming president, Dr. John W.

Long, and Mildred Lewis Long.

He was born in Old Main on Sept.

30, 1929, and graduated from both

Dickinson Prep and Lycoming College,

and went on to earn a master’s in

education from Penn State University.

He was an elementary school principal in

various towns throughout Pennsylvania,

and was an active member of the United

Methodist Church and the Sierra Club.

He served in the Air Force from 1949-52.

He is survived by his wife, Betty

Overdurf Long, and five daughters,

including

Cynthia Brown ’79

and

Joanne Fenstermacher ’80

;

five sons-in-law, including

Peter

Drew Fenstermacher ’79

, and six

grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister,

Jean (Long) Dunkleberger ’47

, and

many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held June 29

in Clarke Chapel. He was buried in the

Long family plot at Wildwood Cemetery

in Williamsport, Pa.

1957

John Whitehead

, of Montoursville, Pa.,

April 9, 2013.

1958

Norman Fritz

, of Palmyra, Pa., July 14,

2012.

1959

Frank Sullivan Jr.

, of Montoursville,

Pa., March 5, 2013.

1960

Lois (Dangle) Beach

, of Cogan Station,

Pa., May 2, 2013.

Joseph Brungard

, of Alfred Station,

N.Y., Feb. 18, 2013.

The Rev. Dr. Richard Handley

, of

Elkhart, Ind., May 16, 2013.

Jan Kuczma

, of Keymar, Md., June 16,

2013.

1961

Kathleen (Knapp) Holt

, of Victor, N.Y.,

May 13, 2013.

1962

Harold Hopkins

, of Roaring Branch,

Pa., June 18, 2013.

1963

Thomas King

, of Montoursville, Pa.,

April 26, 2013.

1965

The Rev. Dr. Robert Edgar ’65 ’81H

,

of Burke, Va., April 23, 2013. Edgar was a

member of Lycoming’s board of trustees

from 1984-87 and received an honorary

degree and the Outstanding Alumnus

Award in 1981 and 2008, respectively.

For the past five years, Edgar was

president and CEO of Common Cause, a

nonpartisan organization in Washington,

D.C. A Democrat, Edgar was a six-term

Pennsylvania congressman. He also was

president of the Claremont School of

Theology in California and served as

secretary general of the National Council

of Churches.

He earned a master’s in divinity from

the Drew Theological School in 1968. He

was an ordained minister in the United

Methodist Church.

Edgar is survived by his wife of 48

years, Merle, three sons, along with his moth-

er, two brothers and eight grandchildren.

1966

Robert Ballinger III

, of Philadelphia, Pa.,

April 30, 2012.

1972

Eleanore (Weston) McCoy

, of

Williamsport, Pa., March 30, 2013.

1978

Beatrice Rucker

, of Philadelphia, Pa., Feb.

11, 2013.

1985

Ralph Phelleps Jr.

, of Camp Hill, Pa., April

20, 2013.

1994

Susan (Hoegel) Jorgensen

, of Hainesport,

N.J., March 20, 2013.

1995

Louis Colquitt

, of Williamsport, Pa.,

April 14, 2013.

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