Frederick R. Stoll ’44

Frederick R. Stoll, a resident of Green Valley, AZ, and formerly of West Hartford, CT, died on Feb. 17, 2013. He was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis (Clark) Stoll; sons Robert G. Stoll, David M. Stoll; sister Jeanne Fry Ehinger; sister-in-law, Leah Madigan and brother, James L. Stoll. He is survived by his daughters-in-law, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, his brother-in-law Will (Louise) Ehinger, as well as several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Fred, a 1944 graduate of Williston Academy, served in the Navy on the USS North Carolina and worked in aerospace engineering at Chandler Evans in Hartford, CT for 35 years before retiring to Arizona. Fred was an avid golfer and longtime member of the Haven Golf Club.

His family gives thanks for the life Fred shared with all of us.

Raymond Davis ’60

Ray DavisRaymond E. Davis passed away suddenly at his home in East Falmouth on June 13, 2013.  Ray was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on September 11, 1941, but spent most of his formative years growing up in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.  He graduated from Hastings High School, The Williston School, The LaGuardia Academy of Aeronautics, and received his degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Ray soon became a project engineer at Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, CT, a time highlighted by meeting the love of his life, Linda, whom he married in 1968.  Ray was transferred to Santa Ana, CA, where he was one of the first to work on terrain-following helicopter radar guidance used during the Vietnam war.  He was also deeply involved in the design and testing of helicopter sea rescue technology.

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Herbert Pond ’44

Herbert PondHerbert R. Pond, 87, a longtime Auburn resident died Thursday October 24, 2013 in his home in Brewster after an illness with his family by his side.

His wife of 43 years, Beverly J. (Maccabee) Pond died in 1993. He leaves a daughter, Heather M. Pond of Brewster; a sister, Marilyn R. Bonasia and her husband John of Mashpee; five grandchildren, Travis Dandro of Maine, Christopher M. Lombardi of Vail, CO, Jonathan D. Lombardi of Bridgewater, Benjamin R. Pond of Boston and Molly T. Pond of Auburn; three great grandchildren and five nephews. Besides his wife, he was predeceased by three sons, Richard H. Pond in 2007, David L. Pond in 1990, and Dana G. Pond in 1974.

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Paul R. DeGross ’39

DeGrossPaul R. DeGross, 94, of Mill Road, Durham, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at his home.

Born April 20, 1919, in Manchester, he was the son of Bernard deGroseilliers and Beatrice (Chagnon) DeGross Robinson and the stepson of the late Lewis

He graduated from Central High School in Manchester in 1937 and from the University of New Hampshire in 1944 with a B.A. and in 1946 with an MBA.

After graduating from college, he taught high school in Dover and Newmarket for a few years. He left teaching to become an entrepreneur. He started his own business, Investment Properties Corporation. He pursued a career as a real estate purchaser and developer until his retirement in 2009.

He leaves behind his wife, Linda (McWhorter) DeGross of Durham; four cousins, Francine Letendre of West Linn, Ore., Susan Morin of Manchester, Cynthia
Ruonala of Nashua and Roy Montembault of Midwest City, Okla; and many longtime and close friends.

Robert N. Hennessy ’36

HennesseyRobert N. Hennessy died peacefully Friday July 26, 2013 at his beloved home in Westborough at the age of 95.

Bob was born November 18, 1917 in Holyoke, MA. A life long resident of Westborough, he graduated from Westborough High School, Clark University, and Harvard Dental School. He later trained as an orthodontist at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. While at Harvard he enlisted in the Navy and served as the dentist aboard the USS Starlight, a WWII naval transport ship operating in the Pacific.

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Donald Morse ’38

MorseDonald Ray Morse, 93, of Parkwood Beach, Wareham, passed away at home Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. He was the husband of Katharine (Boyce-Hinman) Morse. Donald was born Dec. 5, 1919, in Brockton, the son of the late Warren P. and Laura (Wagner) Morse.

A 1937 graduate of Brockton High School. Donald furthered his education graduating from Williston Academy in 1938 and then Tufts College in 1942 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. While at college Donald was a member and belonged to the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. A U.S.Navy veteran of WorldWar II, Donald served in the Mediterranean Theatre and attained the rank of Lieutenant.

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Daniel Lucier ’77

0134Daniel deForest Lucier, 55, passed away peacefully at home on October 3, 2013 surrounded by his wife, children, brother, and much-loved chocolate lab, Sophie, after a valiant 5-year battle with cancer.

He was born on October 2, 1958 in Hartford, CT to Joseph and Priscilla Lucier. Dan was raised in Foxboro, MA. He loved tennis, skiing at Okemo, VT, and yearly treks to Chatham, MA for summer vacations, where he developed a deep love of the ocean. He graduated from Foxboro High School, and did a post-graduate year at the Williston Northampton School. Dan received a degree in Business Administration from the University of Vermont in 1981.

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