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Jean Bowlen Bloombergh ’41

Jean (Bowlen) Bloombergh, passed away at the age of 90, peacefully in her room at the Kaplan Family Hospice House on Friday, September 26, 2014, after an 11-year stay at the Emeritus of Cherry Hill in Danvers following a long battle with Alzheimers.

She was born on December 8, 1923 in Holyoke, Mass., She was the youngest child of William Caldwell Bowlen, a founder of Lunt Sterling and noted silversmith and artist, and Hazel Clark.

She attended Williston Northampton School for Girls and studied at the Art Center School in Los Angeles, CA and locally with Emile Gruppe. In 1946, she married Dr. John Hollis Bloombergh, Md. of Chestnut Hill, Mass. After both spent summers in Annisquam, they chose Rockport as their home due to Jack’s love of sailing and Jean’s love of art.

She had three children, John, Jr. (Doc), William and Jill. She loved art, reading and gardening. She was noted for her beauty, her entertaining personality and sailing in the Turnabout Frostbite Series skills. She was an avid skier as well. Jean was a life member of the Rockport Art Association.

Jean was predeceased by her first born child, John Hollis Bloombergh, Jr. and her husband, Dr. John Hollis Bloombergh, Md. as well as five siblings.

She is survived by her son, William Nord Bloombergh of Rockport; and her daughter, Jill B. Chipperini, wife of Michael G. Chipperini of Gloucester; and her grandchildren, John William Chipperini and Alexis Jean Chipperini.

Carolina Evans ’63

Carolina EvansOn July 11, 2014  Carolina Y Evans, age 69, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children.

Born in Venezuela, she graduated from the North Hampton School for Girls in MA. She attended college at Georgetown Univ., and Carnegie Tech.

She was a very talented artist who loved to travel. She became a resident of Harwich in 1979.

She is survived by her children, Erik Jackson, Yancey Tovar-Rojas and her husband Jay, and Ralph Tovar and his wife Jessi, 5 grandchildren and one great grandchild. She also leaves two sisters, a niece, a nephew, several cousins and her aunt, Caroline Sutton.

Sally Gavin See ’39

Gavin SeeSally Gavin See ’39 died on April 4, 2014. She was born on July 27, 1922 in Taunton, Massachusetts, the second of four daughters.

She was the niece of Sarah B. Whitaker, co-founder of the Northampton School for Girls. Sally graduated from Northampton School for Girls in 1939. Also graduates of NSFG, her sisters Phyllis Robinson and Caroline Arnold survive her; sister Mary Brenneman preceded her in death. Sally had four children: little Sally (Sarah Helen Seigel ’62 – deceased); Tess (Ellen Hope Durant ’64); Sheena (Pamela Hathaway See ’69); and Randy (Randolph Bartlett See ’75). She had six grandchildren: Michael Pitts(’91) and Eric Pitts; Phoebe and Poppy Durant; and Gloria and Rebecca See; and six great-grandchildren: Charlie and Crosby Pitts; Natalie and Perry Shen; and Harlow and Charlie Decunto.

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Lynn Sherwood Salvador ’46

SalvadorLynn Sherwood Salvador of Austin, Texas died on June 30, 2014. She was born in Beatrice, Nebraska on July 28, 1928.

She attended Vassar College and Stanford University, where she met geology doctoral student, Amos Salvador. She graduated and married Amos in June 1950. Together they had three children and were married for 57 years. Lynn was an avid reader with many interests. She became fluent in Spanish, a talent that greatly enhanced her life in Venezuelan oil camps and, later, regular trips to Spain with her husband.

Lynn is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Phillip and Christiane Salvador; her daughter and son-in-law, Rosario and Paul Blakely; sister Marian Weston; five grandchildren, Solomon Salvador, Leo Salvador, Lucas Salvador, Carla Salvador, and Claire Blakely; and 7 nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Amos; her son, Michael; sister Katharine Mills; brother Robert Sherwood; and half-sister Rosanna Freeman.

Nancy Corinne Peck Stainbrook ’42

Peck '42Nancy Corinne Peck Stainbrook of The Carriage Club at Charlotte, NC, formerly of New York City, NY, passed away on December 28th, 2010 after a brief bout of pneumonia.

She was preceded in death by her husband and best friend, Richard D. Stainbrook and her sister, Dorcas Allen and parents Mildred E. and Donald T. Peck.

Born November 25, 1924 in New Haven, CT, she graduated from Northampton School for Girls, Smith College and pursued a Graduate degree in Switzerland.

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Elaine Todd Thomas Funk ’38

Elaine Todd Thomas Funk (Age 92), of Rockville, MD, passed away on December 24, 2013.

She was born in Northampton, MA in 1921 and graduated from Northampton School for Girls in 1938.

She came to Washington DC in 1945 and worked as a secretary at the Atomic Energy Commission during the Manhattan Project development.

Beloved wife of the late Franklin Harrison Funk; mother of Richard Todd Funk and mother-in-law of Lucy Ann Funk; sister of the late Donald McHardy Ferguson; grandmother of Joy Rebekah Todd Funk, Bethany Christina Funk and Joseph Franklin Funk. Also remembered by Lucy’s mother Antonina Sambuco; Lucy’s siblings Roseanne, Paul, Therese, and Carmel, in addition to many loving family and friends.

Anne Miskell Forand ’49

ForandAnne M. Forand, of Birmingham, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 29, 2014. She was 83 years old.  Anne was born March 9, 1931 in New Bedford, Massachusetts to Dr. Louis and Anne (Kerrigan) Miskell.

Anne attended Phillips (Abbott) Academy Andover, Northampton School for Girls and Marymount College of Fordham University. She raised her family in Birmingham and was a member of Holy Name Church. Anne also devoted her time as a school librarian for many years and had a life-long love for sailing, seafood and the water. She will be deeply missed.

Mrs. Forand is survived by her loving son, Dr. Joseph M. (Cathy) Forand, daughter in law, Ruth Gill Forand, and grandchildren, Katy, Amy, and Tracy. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph Forand and son, James Forand.

PRISCILLA E. (AUGUST) GLOVSKY ’40

AugustPriscilla E. (August)  Glovsky, age 90, of Newton, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012.

Devoted mother of Richard & Hilary Glovsky, Robert & Sue Glovsky, Charles & Eileen Glovsky. Loving grandmother of Sarah Glovsky; Abby Glovsky & Judson Thumm; David, Michael, Caroline and Andy Glovsky; Scott Glovsky & his fiancee Kaitlyn McNamee; Jordan Glovsky; Will & Sue Korman; Benjamin & Abigail Korman; Scott & Joanne Katz; Jordan Katz & Joanna Katz. Great grandmother of six. Dear sister of the late Janice Rittenberg and William August. Longtime close friend of Jeannie Garfinkle.

Sally Zurn Mead ’49

ZurnThe inimitable Sally Zurn Mead passed away suddenly and peacefully, on Saturday June 14, 2014, at her home in Albuquerque, N.M. She left the world on her own terms, just as she lived her life.

Sally was born in Erie on November 8, 1930, the daughter of the late Melvin and Marian Zurn. She enjoyed a childhood of sailing, sports and a wonderful circle of friends. She graduated from The Masters School, class of 1948, and attended Northampton School for Girls. Sally then attended Denison University, and left to be courted by her future husband, James M. Mead. Jim and Sally wed in August of 1953. They enjoyed fifty-one years together, until Jim’s death in 2005.

Sally made many beautiful homes for her family in Charlottesville, Va., Philadelphia, Pa., Princeton, N.J., Washington, D.C., and Albuquerque, N.M. Sally was an accomplished athlete, and particularly enjoyed tennis and golf, becoming tennis champion at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, and golf champion at Springdale Golf Course in Princeton. Sally spent many happy years in her manager position at the Junior League Shop of Washington, D.C.

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