Michael Conlin ’72

ConlinMichael P. Conlin, 59, a man who could enter a room as a stranger and leave as a friend, died September 7, 2014.

Michael was born in Worcester, MA to Daniel and Carol (Sloan) Conlin. He attended Assumption Prep and graduated from Williston Northampton School where he excelled at cross country and track. He attended UMass and pursued an avid study of Irish language at the Elms, in Ireland, and at schools and conferences throughout the northeast.

Many remember Michael for his work in scouting. He was scoutmaster for TR 110 in Westfield, and founded and led TR 210 in Southampton. He received the Silver Beaver award for his work creating and implementing the Chief Warner Jr. Leader Training program.

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Robert Francis Moylan ’48

MoylanRobert Francis Moylan, 83, of West Hartford, CT passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Hebrew Home in West Hartford surrounded by his loving wife Carol and their children.

He was born on January, 13, 1931 in Hartford, CT, the son of the late Honorable Cornelius A. Moylan and Anne (Durkin) Moylan. Bob attended Williston Academy in Massachusetts and was a graduate of Bulkeley High School in Hartford.

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William Maginnis, Sr ’38

Maginnis '38William T. Maginnis, Sr., 93, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at The Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton.

A graduate of Williston Academy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Northeastern University with degrees in electrical and mechanical engineering respectively, he went on to become the chief engineer at Prophylactic Brush Company in Florence, then retired from Osley-Whitney Engineering in Westfield. Because of his lifelong interest and commitment to the field of engineering, he was highly regarded for his knowledge and called upon frequently for private consulting.

He was a pioneer in the plastics industry and an avid reader, especially technical magazines. Other interests included working on exotic cars, particularly Fiats, and spending time reading with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his parents, William and Eunice Maginnis, wife Roslyn (Black) Maginnis and a son Michael, he leaves his children William, Jr., (Theresa), Timothy (Patricia), Stephen (Betsy), Dianne (William Dostal) and Katherine (Brian Begley) Maginnis, 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren

David Cole ’49

David ColeDavid A. Cole  passed away on 8/31/2014.

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

David A Cole was a man fortunate enough to have lived entirely on his own terms. And those who knew him were fortunate enough to have enjoyed his humor, his wisdom, his mentorship and his altruism. A great and interesting character!

Loving husband, father, grandfather, stepson, (great-grandfather to Mila). College graduate, lover of lifelong learning, chicken farmer, Army veteran, investor, lover of music and Robert Frost poetry, philosopher, musician, planner, traveler, sports enthusiast, riddler.

David, The world will be a little dimmer without you (51 years).

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” – Nelson Henderson

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.