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Below is the memorial list of classmates that have passed away followed by their Date of Death if known.  If the name is underlinded, there is a death notice or obituary attached below.  Please feel free to contact our WebMaster if anyone has any additional information to share on the names below of if you know of a classmate whos name is not listed below.  Your help and support would be greatly appreciated.

  1. Jeffrey Van Blake: Unknown
  2. Frederick Insley Mayer: Nov 29, 1965
  3. Anthony Woodward: Dec 1967
  4. Joseph Wright Mace, Jr: Feb 12, 1969
  5. Lesley Ann Presthus:  1972
  6. William Smith: Sep 29, 1974
  7. Ronalee Fisher Gray: Oct 7, 1977
  8. Benjamin Robert Naylor: Jul 4, 1985
  9. Ronald Theodore English: Aug 13, 1985
  10. Linda Louise Leagans Sutcliffe: Jun 1, 1988
  11. Michael Eugene Grennell: Dec 20, 1988
  12. Alison Jean Palmer Heinicke: Mar 23, 1989
  13. Stephanie Ann Habel Shaw: Jun 15, 1989
  14. Judith Ann Olum Lightfoote: Jul 9, 1989
  15. Richard Clark Taylor: Dec 3, 1989
  16. Joel Timothy de Marc: Dec 3, 1990
  17. Jan David Ponchalek: Jun 29, 1991
  18. Leon Alick Brion: May 25, 1993
  19. Sandra Lee Beebe Graves, Musal: Nov 7, 1993
  20. Nancy Jo Blumenfeld Harris Dalrymple: Nov 29, 1994
  21. Lewis Richard Cherkoss: Jan 12, 1995
  22. David John Seeley: Dec 29, 1995
  23. Leon Frank Catlin, Jr.: Feb 19, 1996
  24. Theodore Walter Jenks: Apr 6, 1997
  25. Sandra Jean Leonard Brink Vicedomini: Aug 6, 1997
  26. John Francis Gorman: Nov 20, 1997
  27. Veronica Reeves Griffin: Dec 17, 1997
  28. Michael Edward O’Brien: Dec 29, 1997
  29. Leah Mae Brown Stark Forsythe: Apr 11, 1998
  30. George Arian Palmer: Aug 5, 1998
  31. John Douglas Worthen: Oct 13, 1998
  32. Anne Louise Alexander Koehler: Dec 13, 1998
  33. Daniel Lawrence Conrad: Jun 25, 2000
  34. John Daniel MacLean: Jul 13, 2000
  35. Kathy Louise Berg: May 2, 2002
  36. Karen Kane Nichol: Oct 28, 2002
  37. John Charles Van Amber: Jan 11, 2003
  38. Donald Lee Hackley: July 2, 2003
  39. Joan Van deMark Head: Apr 21, 2004
  40. David Lawrence Hixon: Aug 9, 2004
  41. Kenneth Lavern Hamilton: Dec 27, 2004
  42. Richard Anderson: Dec 29, 2005
  43. David Gerald Light: Feb 1, 2006
  44. George Spero Chacona: May 1, 2006
  45. Gary Martin Golway: Nov 23, 2007
  46. Bunny Watson: Jan 26, 2008
  47. Joseph James DeLaurentiis: May 27, 2008
  48. Rodney Duane Rudolph: Jun 5, 2008
  49. Nancy Elizabeth Hewitt Lamb: July 14, 2008
  50. James Albert Spada: Jan 3, 2009
  51. Lloyd Ray Stilwell, Jr: Feb 5, 2009
  52. Sharon Lou Dianne Vicedomini Stranko: Mar 16, 2009
  53. William Frederick James Snyder: Mar 19, 2009
  54. William Christopher Weigand: Sep 5, 2009
  55. Susan Cushman Stiles Lorand (Priti Kaur Khalsa): Sep 20, 2009
  56. Ronald Gary Piech: Apr 21, 2010
  57. Dale Clinton Harrington: June 4, 2010
  58. Robert Harley Ray: July 16, 2010
  59. Larry Dale Beach: Aug 1, 2010
  60. Patricia Ann Husar: Feb 2, 2011
  61. Donald E Barnett: Feb 22, 2011
  62. Robert Earl Phelps: Feb 23, 2011
  63. Gary Wayne Waite: Mar 1, 2011
  64. Chester Vincent Zalewski:  Mar 11, 2011
  65. Gordon Eugene (Gene) Coggshall: Jan 24, 2012
  66. Alfred James Smith, Jr.: Mar 19, 2012
  67. Gary King Allen: Mar 30, 2012
  68. Edward Spencer Schano: Sep 24, 2012
  69. Sharon Anne (Dee Dee) Townsend: Nov 5, 2012
  70. Joe Moresco: (IHS Coach) Nov 27, 2012
  71. George (Butch) Nicholas: Mar 18, 2013
  72. James William Carroll: July 31, 2013
  73. SallyAnn Marion Keim Cole: Jan 10, 2014
  74. James Carlton Fowler: Feb 10, 2014
  75. Emery Bruce Guest: Apr 24, 2014
  76. Lois Diane Tilton Kelsey:  Jun 1. 2014
  77. Linda Sue Butler: June 5, 2014
  78. Helen Ruth Perry Egger: July 30, 2014
  79. Shirley Eugene Mente Murray: Oct 10, 2014
  80. Steve Albert Turcsik: Mar 7, 2015
  81. Rita Elizabeth Riley Nicholas: May 10, 2016
  82. Marsha Doreeb Munro Brown: May 11, 2016
  83. Joyce Louise Minnick Robertson: May 13, 2016
  84. Sandra Kay Slate Miller: June 18, 2016
  85. Geoffrey James Nulle: Aug 23, 2016
  86. Joseph Alfred Kohm: Sept 7,2016
  87. Donald James Culligan: (IHS Coach): Nov 6, 2016
  88. Kyle Barnes Frank: Nov 23, 2016
  89. Cecelia Marion Sullivan: Dec 3, 2016
  90. Robert Frederick June:  Feb 11, 2017
  91. James Paul Erickson: July 4, 2017
  92. Bruce John Spaulding:  July 25, 2017
  93. Melvin James Robinson:  Nov 27, 2017
  94. Janet Marie Gibson Hagen, Fowler:  Dec 4, 2016
  95. Roger John Steinberg, Jr:  Dec 17, 2017
  96. Sally York VanOstrand:  Dec 18, 2017
  97. Sharron Jean Gray Williams:  Mar 4, 2018
  98. Edward Eugene Mente:  Jun 21, 2018
  99. Constance Natalie Sheldrake O'Connell: Dec 20, 2018
  100. Herbert William Marsden, Jr:  Feb 4, 2019
  101. Jerry Rychlyk:  Jun 21, 2019
  102. Suzanne Alberta Benninger Perez:  Jul 11, 2019
  103. Laszlo Istvan Sziklay:  Aug 2019
  104. David Carach:  Aug 8, 2019
  105. Paul Aaron Davis:  Oct 1, 2019
  106. Edward Earl Fetherbay: Nov 19, 2019
  107. Kathryn Ann Morrow Cannavino:  Dec 18, 2019
  108. Susan Dewire Hosek:  Aug 11, 2020
  109. Ronald David Schmal:  Sep 22, 2020
  110. Carol Cheney Wanagel:  Feb 15, 2021
  111. Charles Indelicato:  Apr 6, 2021
  112. Robert Spencer Garmise:  Jul 10, 2021
  113. Daniel Frederick O'Connell:  Sep 13, 2021
  114. John R Wilcox:  Dec 4, 2021
  115. Phillip Allen Messenger:  June 11, 2022
  116. Darlene Lynch Klein: October 21, 2023



Anne Koehler (Alexander)

Birth Date: 1944-07-15
Deceased Date: 1998-12-13
AnnE Louise Alexander Koehler 
On Sun. Dec. 13, 1998; Anne Alexander Koehler; beloved wife of Peter F.M. Koehler; mother of Michael F. Koehler and Richard P. Koehler: sister of Ralph Alexander, Robin Goodloe, Nancy Alexander and David Alexander; daughter of Ralph and Gladys Alexander. There will be no visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements bv JOHN A FREYVOGEL SONS, INC, 4900 Centre Ave. Pittsburgh, PA.  Rembrances may be made to: The Multiple Sclerosis Service Society, 550 Coal Valley Rd. Rear, Clairton, PA  15025 or League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh, 425 6th Ave., Ste 1490, Pgh, PA 15219.
Published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) – Tue Dec 15 1998 Page 54
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Gary Allen

Birth Date: 1944-06-27
Deceased Date: 2012-03-30
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Richard Anderson

Birth Date: 1944-03-07
Deceased Date: 2005-12-29
PORT ORANGE, FL - Richard R. Anderson, 6l, of Port Orange, Florida, and formerly of Ithaca, passed away Thursday, December 29. 2005, at Halifax Medical Center in Florida.
Richard was born in Ithaca, son of the late William and Katherine Anderson.  He was co-founder of the former Anderson Moving Company of Ithaca.  He was a Navy veteran and enjoyed playing golf and traveling, especially since moving to Florida.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sally Mann Anderson; his sons, Richard John (R.J.) Anderson of Ithaca, New York, and Matthew M. Anderson of Clearwater, Florida; a brother, Jonathan Anderson of Newfield; and a sister, Lois Marshall of Lawrenceville. GA.  Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, William Anderson; and a sister, Betty Poyer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 1130 Corporate Drive, Auburn, New York 13021, or James C. Haessner Memorial Reading Fund, 5643 Dresserville Road, Moravia. NY 13118
A gathering of Richard's family and friends will be held Sunday, January 6. 2006, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., at the Bangs Funeral Home, 209 West Green Street, Ithaca. New York 14850
Published in The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, New York) - Sat Dec 31 2005 Page 4
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Kyle Frank (Barnes)

Birth Date: 1943-06-19
Deceased Date: 2016-11-23
Kyle Barnes Frank passed away on November 23, 2016, at her Tucson home. She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in June 1943, graduated from Ithaca College in 1966 where she majored in Pipe Organ and Vocal Performance as well as Music Education.
In Tucson she became the organist and choir director at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church and taught music full time for 19 years at the school. She was then recruited to be director of music at Tucson's Saint Augustine Cathedral. In this position she assisted in the renovation of the cathedral's pipe organ, raised funds to purchase a new piano, and directed the choir.
She will be greatly missed by her husband, Gerald Frank; her children, Katherine Anne Sullivan Leyva of Tucson, Amanda Frank Oliphant (Jason) of Boston, MA, Neal Frank (Andrea) of Tucson; her four (soon to be five) grandchildren and her sisters, Marjorie Anne Schey (Theodore III) of Longmont, CO and Lisa Barnes MacBain (William) of Gaithersburg, MD.
The family asks that any memorial contributions be made to the charity of the donor's choosing or to the Alzheimer's Association , Southern Arizona Chapter, 3300 S. Country Club, #209, Tucson AZ 85713. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 a.m., at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 1946 E. Lee Street, Tucson AZ, across from Banner UMC Hospital on N. Campbell Ave. Arrangements by ANGEL VALLEY FUNERAL HOME.

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Donald Barnett

Birth Date: 1944-12-23
Deceased Date: 2011-02-21
Donald E Barnett
Donald E. Barnett, a lifetime resident of Tompkins County (with the exception of a brief interlude in Charleston, S.C.), died on February 21, 2011. Donald was born in Ithaca in 1944. He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Carol (LaBombard) Barnett; their daughter, Susan, and her husband, Greg; his brother, Roland, and his wife, Roberta; an uncle, Don Dawson; and several cousins. He is predeceased by his parents, Edward J. Barnett and Eudora (Dawson) Barnett. A veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve, Donald was known for his gracious spirit and courtly manner; he was a devoted husband, father, son, and son-in-law who gave of his time freely. Noted for his sense of humor and way with words, Donald was an accomplished draftsman capable of producing complicated engineering diagrams and hilarious cartoons alike. He cherished books, radio programs, cars, and a succession of canine companions. A born musician, Donald played piano for residents at local nursing homes, most recently at Oak Hill Manor in Ithaca. A graveside service will be held at Kings Cemetery in Ithaca in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Mail-It Department, Finger Lakes Library System, 119 E. Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850, as Donald took great pleasure in the books and music provided by their home delivery service.

Published in The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, NY) – Fri, Feb 25, 2011 – Page 4
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Larry Beach

Birth Date: 1944-08-13
Deceased Date: 2010-08-01
Larry Beach, 65, life long resident of Brooktondale, NY, passed away Sunday August 1, 2010 at Cayuga Medical Center.

After graduating from Ithaca High School in 1962 Larry joined the army. During his tour of duty in Vietnam, he was awarded the Purple Heart. After being honorably discharge he went to work as a mail carrier for the United States Post Office. He retired from the post office after 30 years of service.

Larry was one who always put his family and friends before himself.

He loved to fish and hunt, which he was seen doing from the time he was old enough until he became physically unable. Even though he was an avid fisherman and hunter he was a very compassionate and caring person who watched over any hurt or crippled animal in his neighborhood.

Larry was predeceased by his father, Claude E. Beach and mother, Frances V. Kouf Beach; a half brother, Harold Beach and a half sister, Barbara Carlisle.

He is survived by his life long friends of Brooktondale and Slaterville and the post office: sisters, Mary (Manning) Vanetten of Groton and Shirley Beach (Norman) Buckland of Dryden, NY; also brothers-in-law Roger Vanetten of Brooktondale and Gerald Buckland of Dryden, NY; nieces, Gina Banfield and Dawn Gonzalez; nephews, Doug, Dale and Jerry Vanetten and Donald Norman Jr.; one aunt, Lorraine Goodwin; and uncles, Mr. & Mrs. David Kouf and Al Quakenbush; also many cousins.

Private graveside services for family and friends will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Scott Kubinski officiating. There are no calling hours; Bangs Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either Slaterville Ambulance or the Brooktondale Fire and Rescue.
Published in The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, NY) – Tue, Aug 3, 2010 – Page 4
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Sandra Musal (Beebe)

Birth Date: 1944-02-06
Deceased Date: 1993-11-07
Sandra Beebe Musal, 49, of 406 Hook Place, died Sunday, Nov 7, 1993, in Tompkins Community Hospital.
Born in Ithaca, she was the daughter of the late Cleland &. (Red) Beebe and Ruth L Burgess Beebe.  She attended the State University of New York at Brockport and Cortland.  For the past 17 years she was employed as a teaching assistant at the Beverly J Martin Elementary School.  She was also an archery instructor for the Ithaca Yourh Bureau at the Stewart Park Day Camp during the summer.
She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and vice president and member of the negotiation team of the Para-professianal Union of the Ithaca City School District.
Mrs. Musal is survived by her husband, Robert Musal of Ithaca; daughter Shawn Graves Auger of Altamont Springs, Fla.; four sons, Jason Graves of Calif., Brandon Graves of Altamont Springs, Fla., Kip Musal of Clearwater, Fla., and Matt Musal of Ft. Worth, Texas; sisters, Mrs George (Dawn) Parks of Ithaca, and Mrs. John (Carol) Levato of Pittsford; a granddaughter, Nichole Auger; several aunts, Uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be help 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in St Paul's Methodist church, Rev Martha E Swords and Rev. Philip Jordan officiating.  Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the E.C. Wagner Funeral Home of Ithaca.  Interment will be in East Lawn Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to Hospicare, 201 Dates Dr., Ithaca, NY 14850.
Published in The Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, NY) – Mon, Nov 8, 1993 – Page 4
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Suzanne Perez (Benninger)

Birth Date: 1944-07-23
Deceased Date: 2019-07-11
Suzanne Alberta Benninger Perez
7/23/1944 - 7/11/2019

Suzanne “Suzy” Benninger Perez, 74, of Syracuse passed away peacefully at Bishop Nursing Home on Thursday, July 11, 2019. She was a native of Ithaca, NY and was a graduate of Ithaca High School in 1962. Suzy has resided in Syracuse since 1987.

During her high school years, she was very active in extracurricular activities, including synchronized swimming and being the secretary of the Ithaca High School Student Council. During her young married years, she enjoyed sewing and being a devoted band mom. Suzy was a mother who encouraged Penny to be active in school activities, work and her studies.

Suzy is survived by her daughter, Penelope “Penny” Beach and her brothers, Dale Benninger and Jacob Benninger (Martha), as well as many nieces and nephews. She is pre-deceased by her mother, Marguerite Quick Woodruff and by her father Kenneth C. Benninger.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 16th, from 10 to 11 am at Life Church, 7125 Collamer Rd., East Syracuse, followed by services at 11 am and a reception. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 17th at 10 am at Loomis Hill Cemetery, 4069 Howell Hill Rd, Syracuse.
Carter Funeral Home
1604 Grant Blvd.
Syracuse, NY 13208
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Kathy Berg

Birth Date: 1944-04-11
Deceased Date: 2002-05-02
Kathy L. Berg, 58 Art Museum Librarian
WORCESTER -- Kathy L. Berg, 58, of 14 Crown St., a librarian and archivist, died Thursday, May 2, in the Hospice Residence after a battle with ovarian cancer.
She leaves a sister, Karen Berg of Augusta, Maine; several cousins. She was born in Ann Arbor, Mich., daughter of Clifford and Marguerite (Groomes) Berg, and lived in Boston before moving to Worcester 20 years ago. She graduated from Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y., and received master's degrees from the School of Library Science at Columbia University and Boston University.
Since 1981, she was head librarian and later archivist at the Worcester Art Museum. She was previously librarian at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts library.
She enjoyed books, gardening, history, pottery and traveling. She had recently made a trip to Sicily.
The memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in Rural Cemetery. Burial will be in Wisconsin at the family's convenience. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609-3196 or the Massachusetts Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, 205 Portland St., Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114. Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School St., Webster, is directing arrangements.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA) - Sunday, May 5, 2002
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Nancy Dalrymple (Blumenfeld)

Birth Date: 1944-04-08
Deceased Date: 1994-11-29
Nancy Jo Blumenfeld, Harris, Dalrymple
Born April 8, 1944, died Nov 29, 1994 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  She is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Virgina. 

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