Stephen B. Cook, 80, of New Bedford died June 27, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness.
He was the husband of Gertrude S. (Shea) Cook.
Born in Springfield, MA, the son of the late Lauren W. and Marion M. (Moran) Cook, he was raised in New York City, attended Williston Academy, and lived in Provincetown, MA before moving to New Bedford 35 years ago.
Steve was a commercial artist, commercial fisherman, and realtor who enjoyed painting boats and seascapes. He displayed his art in many local galleries and at the Maritime Museum in Mystic, CT. He was a member of Gallery X, the Bierstadt Society, and the Beachcombers Club in Provincetown.
Steve had a good sense of humor and enjoyed the company of his family, friends, cats and dogs.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Lauren Cook and his companion Pam Zimmerman of Philadelphia, PA; a daughter, Stephanie Barrett and her husband Michael of Dartmouth; 3 grandchildren, Patrick Barrett, Timothy Barrett and Samuel Cook; and 2 great-grandchildren, Gage and Andreia.
David Edward Coleman, formerly of Larchmont, passed away April 7, 2014. He was 60.
Born April 28, 1953 to Cecilia Maguire & Arthur Leo Coleman, David worked as financial analyst and relocated to Virginia in the 80’s.
He is survived by his wife, Daryl Dorsey Coleman. David is the loving father of David Edward, Joseph Dorsey and Colleen Cecilia. Cherished grandfather of Sophia, Joseph, Boris, and Ashley and dear brother of Arthur, Edward, Mary Cecilia, Peter, Paul, Gerard, and Eugene. He is loved and will be missed by all.
Robert Webber Hill Jr., father of Williston Northampton head of school Robert W. Hill III and the Henry Norman Hudson Professor Emeritus of English at Middlebury College, died at his Weybridge home Tuesday evening, Jan. 28, 2014, one week after his 80th birthday.
Born in Wilmington, Del., he attended the Tower Hill School through the seventh grade, distinguishing himself as an eager math and science student, a relentless classroom questioner, and a fearless competitor in any sport or game he chose to play, all qualities he continued to display throughout his life. In the fall of 1947, he entered the second form (8th grade) of Westminster School, Simsbury, Conn., the boarding school from which he graduated magna cum laude, despite the reputation of being “the most slovenly student” the school had ever seen. He entered Harvard in the fall of 1952 and began to consider English as a major while maintaining his interest in the physical sciences. Bob weathered an almost disastrous sophomore slump at Harvard, righted himself with a characteristic surge of determination in his final two years, and emerged again magna cum laude.
Lorraine (Praxel) Lucadello, 90, of Southampton, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Linda Manor Extended Care Facility in Leeds.
She was born Nov. 27, 1923, in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of the late Edward and Helen (Strelow) Praxel. She was the widow of Robert G. Lucadello. Lorraine and her late husband Robert, who was a U.S. Air Force Officer serving in World War II, Korean Conflict and Vietnam, traveled extensively and settled in Southampton in 1969.
Lorraine was employed as secretary to the head master of Williston Northampton School in Easthampton. She retired in the 1990’s. She is survived by one son, Robert G. Lucadello, II, of San Francisco, Calif.; one daughter, Victoria Lucadello of Easthampton; and one brother, Edward Praxel and one sister, Priscilla Praxel, both of Washington.
Lois A. Benson Rosenfeld, beloved wife of Jack Spellacy died Feb. 18, 2013. They lived in Kirkwood, MO. Receiving her BA from Wellesley College and MSW from the Brown School of Social Work, she worked in the mental health field. She is interred at Jefferson National Cemetery.
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.
Douglas Mason Wallace, 84, a resident of Westbrook since 1954 died peacefully July 20, 2013, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. He was a kind and gentle person who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Mr. Wallace was born April 8, 1929, in Kew Gardens, Queens, NY, the son of H. James and Evelyn Mason Wallace. In his early years he lived in Utica, NY, and St. Albans, VT, graduating from Bellows Free Academy of St. Albans in 1947 and Williston Academy of Easthampton, MA, in 1949. He graduated from the New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse in 1954 and that year joined S.D. Warren Company in Westbrook as a chemical engineer. He retired from S.D. Warren in 1992.
Robert “Bob” Moores was born January 29, 1917 in Stanford, Connecticut. He graduated in 1936 from Williston Academy in Easthampton, Massachusetts.
On June 10, 1939 he married Kathryn Mantel. They moved to Rochester in 1946. He was owner of Moores Color Center at Miracle Mile in Rochester. He retired to Birchwood, Wisconsin in 1972 and relocated to Hendersonville, North Carolina in 1999. He returned to Rochester in 2007 and resided at the Homestead of Rochester until his death.
Survivors include his 3 daughters, Susan Johnson, Cindy (Larry) McHale, Debbie (Joel) Ostrum; 4 grandchildren, Sarah Ostrum, Ruth Ostrum, Connie (Ray) Sheets and Kelly (John) Longstreth; 2 great grandchildren, Megan and Cody Longstreth; and a sister Nancy (Stanley) Poltrack. He was preceded in death by his wife Kathryn.