Real Estate AppraiserWestChester Pa
I was at UConn for nearly 10 years as VP Advancement and Foundation President, and before that at William & Mary (in the same capacity), and before that the University of Delaware as Director of Development, and before that Delaware Trust, and before that University of Delaware as a student.I have been at The Chesapeake Bay Foundation since 2002.My wife Kathy (Padua '67) and I have been married 34 years, and live in Annapolis (3067 Aberdeen Rd. Annapolis, MD 21403-phone 410-263-4862). We have 3 grown children, 2 boys and a girl who live in Boston, Charlottesville and NYC respectively.
Alphie Moss & Joe Allen
I reside with wife, daughter, cat, and birds near Wilmington. I host a monthly poetry reading at the 4W5 Cafe in Wilmington on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 5pm. http://www.2ndsaturdaypoets.com/
122 N. Dupont Rd.
Wilmington DE 19805
Arnold, Virginia (LePore)
Could you change my email to
on the website? And my addresses are:
3 Charles Drive
New Castle, DE 19720
5230 Lexington Circle
Wildwood Country Resort
Wildwood, FL 34785
Atadan, (Barnes) Sue
I left the tour (Les Miz) at the end of April and married Joseph Cerceo whom I met while home on leave. Life is full of wonderful surprises. We just settled on Joe's home in PA, but our Elkton, MD house is not yet ready for us so till mid July we'll be vacationing in Chincoteague, VA. I look forward to the reunion. Sue
Ayers (McGee), Barbara
Barbara Ayers McGee, 158 Woodview Road West Grove, PA 19390. I have three daughters - Kelly, 34, has three children, 11, 8 & 5; Elizabeth, 31, has two children 3 & 1; and Andrea, 28, with one on the way. I’ve worked at the same amazing job for 20 years in a family office in Centreville, DE. After losing my husband of almost 29 years in 1999, I married a great guy in 2004. We snowbird to Florida in the winter and when I’m not working, I’m playing lots of tennis. Life is good!!!
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Babitt (Keating), Janet
Hi, I'm checking in. Just received a note in the mail (I don't know how you caught up with me out here in Calif.?) But, I'm glad you did. Went to the website and it is great. Here's my bio: Graduated State University of New York at Farmingdale in Dental Hygiene. Married in 1971 and moved to Ann Arbor, then Sacramento, then State College, Pa and now San Jose, CA. Our sons are now in college and we love our empty nest. My husband, Patrick, works for Cisco Systems now, but was a professor at San Jose State for the past 10 years. We love California. Even my parents left Wilmington! I'd love to know if anyone lives out here? Please don't put my class photo in!
Baldwin (Nowak), Lynn
Lynn Baldwin Nowak
14019 Red Maple Wood
San Antonio, TX 78249
Barker, Jane (Connors)
Jane Barker Connors
9332 West Concord Drive
Mequon, Wisconsin 53097
currently married 33 years, married son in Nashville, married daughter in Minneapolis, no grandchildren yet,
elderly parents frail and remain in Wilmington, Delaware, married 64 years, have moved alot with husband's
work: ohio, washington, idaho, georgia, wisconsin, liked the NW best but have bloomed where planted and
grown very flexible with nuances of American life in different locations. Currently I am an RN Administrator,
opening a new site for program that provides all inclusive health care for the elderly. Mission is to keep
impoverished frail elderly out in the community or in least restrictive living environment for as long as
possible. We serve as an HMO and provide holistic services in a day center (nursing, rehab, primary care,
social work, and consultants come to the center: podiatry, mammography, dental, optometry, psych, etc.)
When I was a case manager I specialized in the alcoholic male who nobody else liked to deal with-my
favorite! Little old ladies who whine-my least favorite. Work is the focus. Kids raised well was first focus,
now work. More than anyone wanted to know, I am sure.
Thank you, Kevin, for starting this coordination. HS was not a time of social confidence for me and I cannot
fully embrace the concept of coming together.
Baumann, Laura (Beitman)
I’ve lost touch with you regarding BHS Class of ’67. Would you mind re-establishing me under my e-mail address at
Laboratory Corporation of America
1449 York Court - Powell Building
Burlington, NC 27215
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Laura (Baumann) Beitman113 Eva DriveGibsonville, NC 27215cell (302-893-7910)
Laura Beitmanformerly 3323 Silverside Road, Wilm. DE 19810my mother still lives thereMy husband, Allen Beitman is a graduate of Mt. Pleasant and UD we have 2 grown children - Gene Beitman (a teacher in Middletown) and Melanie May (employed at Elon Univ) and two grandchildren - Hogan May (8) and Benjamin May (5) in Burlington, NC. We are all avid golfers.
Kevin: I'll be moving back to Delaware early next year. Please use my mother's address for now.
3323 Silverside Road
Wilm DE 19810
Laura Beitman <email@example.com>
Bayrer (Closson), Marilyn
I retired from teaching in 2009 and am loving it! This past winter, my husband & I rented a home in FL for February and March and it was a wonderful escape from the Maine winter!
We now have 4 grandchildren...3 girls and 1 boy...ranging in ages from 1-7 yrs. They all live in Maine, so I get to see them often!
My husband, Steven, is retiring from a banking career this December, so he and I will begin a new chapter of life together. We hope to do some traveling...here in the U.S. and in Europe.
My email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Batson (Miller), Karin
e-mail address is email@example.com.
My home address is
Bender, Nancy (Brock)
My address is 1102 Brantin Road, Chatham, Wilm., De. 19803. E-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Berg (Shearer), Kathy
3rd Grade Teacher, Maple Lane El School in the Brandywine District, Delaware
Married with two children-a son, Jason, a musician in Detroit going to school part time at Wayne State University. His band, Jazzhead, just released their first CD. Daughter, Courtney is a 1998 graduate of UofD and is working at JPMorgan. Husband is retired from Potsdam College and starting a second career after graduation from Drew Theological Seminary in the spring. We are avid sailors and our boat, WindWhisper's home is Oxford, Md.
Marcia Elliot (Biggs):
637 Belmont Circle
State College, PA 16803
Mike Biggs Photography
23119 N. Sol Mar Court
Sun City West, AZ 85375
Check out Mike's beautiful coffee table books about Delaware @ www.mikebiggsphotography.com.
Looking at the site really brings back memories. Here's a quick bio on
me. After BHS I went to the U of D, then into the U.S. Public Health
Service for several years of working with Native Americans in Oklahoma.
Then back to school to get a masters in Environmental Engineering from Cornell.
Currently working for an environmental engineering firm in Reston, VA. My
wife and I recently became instant Grandparents when my stepdaughter (from my
second marriage) and her husband adopted two children from the Ukraine.
That's been a lot of fun and makes your realize how much we have to be thankful
Regards, Brint Bixler
7.2.08 Lost & Now Found Dept - Jean Blackburn - BHS 67, moved to Laurel, MD. then Kansas City, in 9th grade. Currently a school counselor in Asheville, NC, Jean can be reached at (828) 251-6107 or email@example.com
Bookout, Sue (Hermann)
Susan B Herrmann
190 East Chelsea Circle
Newtown Square, PA 19073
My email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
I live in Charlotte, NC with my wonderful bride of 30 years.
Our kids have grown and flown the nest and I miss them daily.
I would have been happy in the Amish community where the parents add on to the family home and the children raise their families in the main house.
That would suit me fine.
We live on a golf course where I work hard to keep my handicap in single digits, which is not too tough since we can play year round.
I am also a singer/songwriter and play guitar and sing whenever asked.
Fly fishing in the mountains of North Carolina is also a passion.
In my day job I make a living in digital pathology, hunting and killing cancers of various origin and degree.
Thanks for the website.
Product Marketing Manager
Digital Pathology and Outreach
805 Trade Street, NW
Concord, NC 28027
Brenner, Lyman R.
Taught school for 10 years on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Afterwards taught 8 years on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico. Now back in Delaware caring for my Mother following her stroke after my Father's sudden death in1994. After my mother passed away in 2004 I became active in the American Legion in Delaware, becoming the state commander for 2008-2009. I am presently the American Legion Chairman for the Boys State Program in Delaware. I work with the state politicians for these programs. I also volunteer at the Veterans Hospital in Ellesmere.
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Address: 8545 East Amherst Circle
Denver, CO 80231
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Just wanted to update my profile info. It's been awhile.
I was known by the name "Hoss", and kind of kept to myself. So, very few will remember me. They might remember my grandmother, Mrs. Taylor who worked as manager of the cafeteria, and made those wonderful soups and homemade breads, that warmed us in the winter.
I have finally retired, after 42 yrs w/ the U.S.Government.
One son in VT. - One grandson -3 yrs. old
One daughter-Swarthmore,PA, One grandaughter-10 yrs.old
Another son and daughter, both college grads, temporarily living at home.
I still live in Delaware.E-mail is email@example.com
Executive Dir-Delaware Art Museum - (Ret.)
AMBASSADOR FOR THE ARTS-Steve Bruni-click on link; http://www.artsdel.org/govawards/Bruni.shtml
Cary & Associates
Long time....got the note about the reunion from my cousin Denny Malloy. Time has flown by. Not sure I can make it this time....I will be traveling that week. Here is a quick update and photo.After graduating, joined the Navy. Did my 4 years, honorably discharged. Married Bunny Thawley, class of 69. We have been married for 36 years.....she still is my best friend. Graduated from the Uof D in 1975..... Board Certified Safety Professional Certification in 1994. One daughter, she is married to a Houston Fire Fighter, One grandson and a granddaughter on the way...should be here around ChristmasRetired from Dupont in 2004. Now live in Chattanooga, Tennessee and work for an Italian Cement Company as their safety and health manager.Address: 6300 Marina Bay Ln. , Hixson, TN. 37343Phone: (423) 842-5925email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pilot, Northwest Airlines
Chadwick (Pokress), Susie
Thanks for all the hard work you do for the class. It's super of you to keep us all updated. I realize that my info is old, so here is an update.
After moving around several times in the first 15 years of our marriage, Bob and I have been settled here in Andover for the past 25 years. And yes, I am still with the old, original husband of 41 years ( I was obviously a child bride as we are all only 49!). Bob is still working with our son Matt at Image Fortress (digital data archiving) a company they founded together, and Matt has now gifted me with three of the most wonderful grandchildren in the world! Ellie is 11 and started Middle School this year, Nate is 7 and is in 2nd grade, and Janie is 3 1/2, and our Little Miss Sunshine. My daughter Becca works in Customer Service for American Express and lives about 20 minutes away with her husband and the other two most wonderful grandchildren in the world! Danielle is 3 1/2 and is an absolute whirlwind of energy, and Gabriella at 2 is not far behind her! Needless to say Bob and I enjoy the privilege of having our family so close by and having our "grands" so happy to spend time with Gaga and Poppy.
I am still working as a travel consultant, and am happy to say that Americans are starting to travel again and are beginning to realize the value of working with a travel professional. In the words of the American Society of Travel Agents, " Without an agent, you're on your own". My 15 years in the business have given me lots of knowledge and planning experience, and I still enjoy working with people to make their travel dreams come true. Bob and I enjoy traveling and we have had some fantastic experiences over the years, but as we are both still working, our travel time is limited.
In 2008, Charlotte Parker Vincent and I met in DC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our friendship...she was the first person I met when my family moved to Wilmington! Charlotte is even the reason I met my husband while we were in college (a long story involving old boyfriends and hospitals). Last fall, Bob and I traveled down to DC to join Charlotte and her husband Frank to attend John Stewart's Rally on the Mall. I still hear from Debra Chavenson Grossman in sunny CA every year. It's wonderful to keep up with friends from the past.
I was sorry to miss the last class reunion as I actually was in Wilmington that weekend, but we were celebrating my Mom's 90th birthday, so had other demands on my time. My parents are still at the Methodist Country House, living independently, so I am in Wilmington several times a year to visit with them. It's funny, but every time I come back to Wilmington, I amazed at what a great place it would be to live (especially in comparison to the frozen North), when I couldn't wait to leave when I finished HS. Perhaps there is wisdom with age???
Susan Chadwick Pokress
3 Cherrywood Circle
Andover, Ma 01810
Chapman (Grizzel), Sherry
March 2002-After graduating from Muskingum College in Ohio, I
flew off to see the world as a flight attendant with TWA for 9 years. In
1978 I married Ralph, and we have 2 boys. Our oldest, 20, is a junior at
Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA; and the youngest, 17, is a
junior at A.I. Dupont HS in Greenville, DE.
I took a few years off while the boys were young, and then re-entered the work force in the 90's. For a few years I worked for an International Exchange organization headquartered in D.C., and then as a travel agent for a Delaware golf travel company. Currently, I am working in Human Resources for large mushroom company in Kennett Square, PA (where else?) where I am utilizing the bilingual skills I acquired having been born and raised in Latin America.
Our family interests are skiing, sailing, and traveling; and, Ralph and I took up ballroom dancing 15 years ago After living in the city of Wilmington for a few years, we moved to Hockessin in 1985. Our address is 111 Cameron Drive, Hockessin, DE 19707. cell phone: 302-559-2487 E-mail: email@example.com
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Debbie is now Deborah and Chavenson is now Grossman. After a 25 year detour with Dupont, I'm a freelance writer in Northern California. Hometown is Pleasanton, an hour from San Francisco and full of Main Street U.S.A ambience. Some highlights: Marrying my high school English pen pal (loved living in England for five years, divorced later); Relocating with Dupont to Gulfport, Mississippi (see the movie "Private Benjamin") then to two locations in California; Meeting my sweet husband Michael - a nice Jewish guy from Philadelphia - at a party in San Francisco; Discovering at age 50 that I really am the BHS Humanities Seminar type of person and am happily pursuing my second career writing for Bay Area newspapers and national magazines. Send e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
BHS Doers Profile:
Occupation: Independent journalist—food and wine
Last book read: Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding
Hobbies: Cooking, travel, walking, weight-lifting, collage
Favorite music genre: Rock ‘n roll; Eric Clapton, The Who, The Eagles, Bon Jovi; the beat and the list goes on
Favorite movies: An Officer and a Gentleman, The Full Monty
Favorite quote: “Follow your bliss”
Recipient of the Following Awards: Volunteer of the year at non-profit helping women re-enter the workplace; various non-fiction and poetry awards, oratorical contest winner at Forwood Junior High (the fact that I remember that far back)
Teal Saturn coupe
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Clark (Glanding), Pat
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Clark (Walbert), Sally
BHS DOERS Profile:
9703 Laurel Crest Ct.,
Charlotte, NC 28269
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Coen, (Di Marco) Lynda (Lynn)
It is Lynda (Lynne). Bonnie VanNewkirk (Redmond) showed me the invitation. I am ironically living in the same house I lived in back in 1967. My bio is married in 1972, divorced in 1985, have two grown sons, eldest (28) is a bank executive and the younger (23) is awaiting assignment on the Maryland State Police. I have had many jobs and put myself through school and work now with physical therapists. I am very active as a church youth group leader, sing in a quartet and our church choir. Have just returned (7/28) from a missions trip to two orphanages in Romania. I have traveled within the states and to Canada, Mexico, Hawaii, England and Romania. Hoping to check out Italy one day, where my mother lived. I love foreign languages and can get by in a few countries, thanks to their speaking enough English. Now that my child rearing days are over with my own sons, I have found great joy in trying to teach other children and teens about the real world and that selfishness is destroying while giving to others is a great blessing. The youth are our heritage. I have adopted a motto from someone I admire, "Redeem the Time". I have learned the true meaning of a small word, ENOUGH but want to view the world by living among different cultures and learning so very much from them. Love has no boundaries and people are the same where ever you go.
Colfer, Joan, MD
Was a 1967 graduate of Brandywine High School. Just saw the web site for the first time today. I went on to medical school after the University of Delaware. Am now the Health Director for the Collier County Health Department in Naples, Florida and live on Marco Island with my husband and my boat. Would love to hear from old classmates. Have stayed in touch with David Taylor and Susan Cochran over the years, but have lost touch with the others.
"Hi there Class of '67 grads. Except for a
short stint in 1969 at a car dealership in Easton MD, I have lived around the
area all my life. Every once in a while I run into someone from high
school and we talk about the good ol' days then go our own separate ways again.
I went to Pennsylvania Institute of Technology for a short time after high
school then bounced around at various jobs until I went to work for the DuPont
Co. in the early 1970's. I stayed with them until 2001 when I took
an early retirement. I got married for the third (and last) time in 1995
and both my wife, Rose, and I are avid motorcyclists. We both had
motorcycles which we sold at the end of last year to buy one nice touring bike. We
have toured from Florida and Texas up through the New England states and
everywhere in between along the east coast since the beginning of the year.
Before the year is out we hope to tour much of the Midwest. We've averaged about
1,000 miles a week on the bike. She hopes to also retire in the next
couple of years at which time we will be touring most of the US and Canada.
To keep myself busy I am in the process of opening up an antiques store in
Newport where we live, in between bike rides of course. I have a son, Nic,
who is 17 years old and presently a senior at BHS. Rose has 2 children,
Krystina and Dustin, who are both grown and raising families of their own. We
have 5 grandchildren.
In 1985 my father died of cancer and to honor him I took a leave of absence from DuPont and walked from Fisherman's Wharf, California to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware to raise money for cancer research. I'll have to say that was one of my biggest accomplishments in life, the things I saw and the people I met will live with me for the rest of my days. All my friends and family were very supportive and helpful in aiding me to complete that challenge. All money raised was donated to the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute in New York which is one of the largest and most aggressive cancer research facilities in the country.
I hope to see everyone at the reunion and if anyone would like to e-mail me, my address is "Eagle1go@aol.com". See you there!"
It's Muffie Crowley Milford. I'm one of those "placed persons" who has lived most of my life within a 10-mile radius. Over the years, I've come to appreciate what a terrific place Brandywine Hundred was to grow up...
Somehow, through sheer dumb luck, I found my groove when I landed a job at The News Journal newspapers in 1975. I'm still a business writer for The News Journal and I also write for the New York Times and The National Law Journal. I sometimes write about Wilmington and Delaware for the NYT and NLJ, in fact.
My husband, Philip, is also a legal and financial writer for the financial news service, Bloomberg News. It's great, because we have the same interests.
We have two sons, Brad and Andrew. My son Brad is an executive at a telecom company. He is married to an attorney and they have a 20-month old son. Andrew is a student at Berklee College of Music in Boston where he is majoring in song writer. One of his songs was recently chosen for a movie soundtrack.
Phil and I have lived in the same house in Alapocas for 23 years.
William S. Crum has lived in Arizona for the last thirty years. I have been married for twenty-nine years with five daughters and they have given me fifteen grandchildren. My wife, Denna, has worked at the VA Medical Center for twenty-nine years. I, myself, has bounced around to many jobs including a stint with the U.S. Postal Service and four years in the United States Navy with a tour in the Republic of Vietnam. I am glad to be alive. In 2006, I will be running for the U. S. Congress as an independent candidate for the U. S. House of Representative, District Two. Donations will be accepted as long as they are twenty dollars or less because I am a fiducial candidate. The address is Friends of William Crum, PO Box 7878, Surprise, AZ 85374-0114. Hope to hear from my fellow Bulldogs. If you want to know more about me, e-mail me email@example.com. Love & Peace to all.
Cullen (Bekiarian), Linda Jane
Linda (Jane) Cullen:
Married to Paul Bekiarian for 24 years. After graduating from Goldey Beacom College, I started working at DuPont. Both of us work for DuPont. I am an administrative assistant, and he is a chemist. Our daughter attends the University of Delaware majoring in engineering.
Home: 2621 Kimbrough Drive, Talley Farms
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Dare, Gail (Jones)
Hi Kevin,You've done a wonderful job on the site. My husband & I are back in the area living in Kennett Square for the past 13 years. Keep in touch with Judy & Dwight Smith. Looking forward to next year's reunion--haven't been able to make any of the past ones.
Gail Jones [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Former world class athlete, still holds the world swimming record for the 1500 yard freestyle at 16 (Kelly Pool-Phila) (look it up in the Encyclopedia.) Mother of three, (now a grandmother) lives in Arlington, Texas. 817-829-8918.
My wife Wanda and I got married in 1981. We have 2 sons, Doug and James, ages 23 and 22. I've been a math professor here at Ohio State since 1983. I didn't know until I started going to football games here that BHS stole the tune for its alma mater from OSU.
Kevin - Thanks for remembering my early days as a musician. My rock career peaked in 1967 although I played with several bands on a part time basis over the years. After leaving Brandywine, I attended and graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Engineering Science. During that time I married Sandie Slayton (BHS '67). We were married for seven years and have remained close friends. We have two great sons. Our oldest one, Sean, is a Senior Designer with Turner Sports Television in Atlanta. Our youngest one, Ryan, is a Software Design Engineer with a dot.com company in the Silicon Valley. I worked in the railway and rapid transit industry for many years. During that time I met my wonderful wife of 23 years, Cindy, who has been, and continues to be, my best friend. Together we developed and taught life changing workshops designed to support the fulfillment of individual potential, and it was there that we developed our own sense of purpose in life. For the past 15 years I have been working with a large real estate investment company where I am Executive Vice President and National Sales Director. Cindy and I live in Atlanta and travel extensively. I really treasure the experiences we shared at Brandywine and thank all of you for being a special part of my life. Martel
1055 Hudson Drive, NE Atlanta, GA 30306
Tina DeGeorge (Goldrick)
Ralph and I were married 40 years last July and I retired from Public Health Nursing for the State of Delaware in December.We have 2 children, Matt, 36 and Kristin,28, both employed and out of the house. We hope to travel and enjoy life. Last fall we did a Mediterranean tour to Italy, Greece & Turkey and in May we are visiting National Parks from Arizona to S. Dakota. Still keeping in touch with several Brandywiners. My email is: email@example.com Phone: 302-239-2015. Address: 7 Kenwick Road, Hockessin, DE 19707. We have lived in Charter Oaks for 30 years. Love to hear from everyone!
Dorris (Bahnson), Jeanne
I am still living in Santa Fe, New Mexico.....have been here 25 years now. both of my boys are grown and living in northern California. Noah (27), my oldest, is a skydiving/wing suit-flying instructor. he is currently in Europe, teaching for the summer. Trevor (25), my baby, is a great singer-songwriter who just finished his first solo USA tour this spring.
life is good.....always an adventure! come and visit!!
President-KFD Media-Baltimore, MD
I thought I would do an update on my past 40 years since BHS until Sept 2007.
* 1967- Entered the US Navy in August, serving 4 years. Became a Navy Deep Sea Diver 2nd Class, doing numerous deployments to Viet Nam from California.
* 1969- Married my lovely wife Carol. We met when she was a freshman at Brandywine college in 1967. We moved to Long Beach Ca. during my Navy enlistment.
* 1971- Left the Navy, and moved to Carol's home town of Wildwood Crest NJ.
* 1972- After attending technical school, I was employed by the US Coast Guard as a Technical Equipment Illustrator, retiring in 1997 as supervisor of Engineering Services Branch.
* 1982/2007- Carol and I, along with our son, Greg, own and operate 3 businesses in Wildwood NJ. Wild Ocean Surf Shop, Wild Ocean 2, and Pegasus Nature Gift Shop.
** We have 2 grown children and 4 grandchildren.
Our son, Greg, is 34, married to Renee, and has twin 8 year olds Brendan and Alicia. Renee is a nurse. They live near us in NJ.
Our daughter, Kristin 31, married to Joey, has 2 boys, Gavin 5 and Ashton, who turns 2 in November. They live in Ft Myers Fl. Joey is a chef for the Ritz Carlton Hotel.
* Carol a I live in NJ from April until November, then head south to Marco Island, Fl. where we purchased a townhouse 3 years ago. We work long hard hours during the summer in NJ, then relax in paradise during the winter. Hobbies include golf, beach, pool, cruising and enjoying our wonderful grandchildren.
* Serve on the Wildwood Crest Environmental Commission 1993-Present.
* 2007- Regrets? Nonefirstname.lastname@example.org
E Fern Rd
Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
My family moved away from Wilmington the year I graduated, and as a result I only rarely had occasion to get back - lost touch with everyone. I graduated college in Indianapolis, took up inner city social work for a time, and then joined the Army for what was supposed to be a couple year stint, but in the end was just over a decade because it was always so much fun, very big and expensive toys provided free. My last assignment with the Army was in Munich, Germany where the good times were definitely easy to come by. But then I decided ten years was long enough, so I joined the Foreign Service with my first assignment in Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War. I found my war bride there, Nancy, who had a passport with so many inserts that it looked like a well-read novela, and with no empty space for another entry stamp. Definitely someone meant for the vagabond life. And we’ve been moving along ever since; Kiev, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, St Petersburg and now Tbilisi. We had a son, Duke (D Ellington Ellrich), and we adopted a daughter Natia Nestan-Darejan Ellrich, the same age as Duke, now 6. They are the best buddies, just the way we planned it. I also have a 32 year old son by a former marriage who is a rock musician in Indianapolis. The adventure continues. Wish we could be in town for the reunion, but duty calls and rarely does it call to the States. Best wishes to all, and keep up the great site. Doug.
Lyons, (Fleming), Kathy
After graduating from BHS and University of
Delaware, Dave and I were married in 1971. We moved to Western
Massachusetts where I taught HS Home Economics in Holyoke and Dave received his
MFA in Acting and Directing from Smith College.
Our life together(which started with the Senior Play) has been blessed with amazing experiences all related to Dave's career in the theatre. We loved living in Wilmington for 14 years while he was the Executive Director of the Grand Opera House. In 1993, we moved to NJ where Dave was the President of the State Theatre and the New Brunswick Cultural Center. In NJ, I returned to HS teaching after a 19 year hiatus! Home Ec had become Family and Consumer Science and my classes were 60% boys! In the summer of 2000, we moved to Austin, TX (on a 112 degree day) where Dave is now the President of Arts Center Stage and is planning the building of the Long Center for the Performing Arts. In Texas, I am the Vice President of Newcomers and am busy creating a lecture series for the 2002-2003 season.
We have two wonderful children. Matthew, 25, graduated from Rutgers College in 1999 and after working for 2 years in NYC as a legal assistant has recently moved to San Francisco where he works for Inheritance Funding Company. Laura, 22, graduated from Kutztown University in 2001 with a degree in Speech Communication. She currently lives in Austin and works for Kforce, a professional staffing company.
Texas is really different from the East coast but we are adjusting and are making some wonderful new friends. We are both looking forward to the reunion and catching up with old friends. I am also looking forward to seeing "autumn" since we don't have that season here...everything is always green!
BHS DOERS PROFILE:
Born: March 20, 1949 , Pittsburgh,PA
Occupation: Vice President Austin Newcomers
Last Book Read: N.C.Wyeth- A Biography by David Michaelis
Hobbies: Collecting Antiques, Gardening, Visiting Museums, Reading and Travel
Favorite Music genre: Broadway Musical Tunes
Favorite Movie: Dr. Zhviago
Favorite Quote: An Irish Blessing
May the road rise up to meet you
May the wind always be at your back,
The sun shine warm upon your face...
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of his hand.
Accomplishment I'm Most proud of: Our Children: Matthew and Laura
Automobiles: 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix
I received my B.A. in Theater from the U of D and married the former Kathleen Lyons (BHS '67) in 1971. I received an MFA in Acting and Directing from Smith College in 1973. We moved to DC in 1975 where I worked with Greer Firestone (BHS '65) managing a Earth Shoe store in Georgetown. When the Wilmington Grand Opera House renovation began, I went to work there in fundraising and eventually became the Executive Director, a position I held for a dozen years. We moved to New Brunswick, NJ in late 1992 where I was the President & CEO of the New Brunswick Cultural Center until 2000. We moved in 2000 to Austin Texas where I was the President and CEO of Arts Center Stage, designing and building a new three-theater $125 MM performing arts complex in the Texas capital. In 2003 we relocated to Green Bay, Wisconsin where I ran a major Broadway touring theater, served as a Tony voter, and developed new Broadway productions. In the summer of 2006 we had the opportunity to return to the East Coast to oversee the restoration and start-up operations of a beautiful historic theater in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. After establishing that theater and building a sustainable base for its operations, I decided to retire in September, 2010. After a retirement of three long months, I was asked by Wilmington's Grand Opera House to return to Delaware to assist with a strengthening of its annual operations base and the completion of a $10 MM capital campaign. Kathy and I are in the process of relocating from Massachusetts to Delaware during 2011. We are blessed with two great kids, Matthew (33) a Rutgers grad who is living in New Jersey with his wife Dina and son Travis, and Laura (31) a Kutztown University grad who is living in Sommerville, MA outside of Boston with her fiance. A Delaware wedding is planned for June, 2011.
Foreman, Karla (Wright)
"Wright is the first black circuit judge in the 10th Judicial Circuit, which serves Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties."
Judge, 10th Judicial Circuit, Polk County, FL
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
P.O. BOX 9000
BARTOW FL, 33831-9000
French (Panico), Anne
Frost, George F.
Fuhrmeister, (Potter) Linda
Graphic Designer, Saint Petersburg, Fla.
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Furlong, Lee Anne
Lee Anne Furlong
Divorced, no children
Partner: Bill Cely
Occupation: Physician, Internal Medicine
NEW (2.10.2011): 8716 SW 42nd Ave, Portland, OR, 97219
BHS I got a B.A. in French at Duke (totally impractical), then worked for a year
at the Missouri School for the Blind, got
married, then got at Masters in Special Education at Boston University. Then I
taught special ed in
Gallagher, Sue (Smeltz)
I live in Coral Gables, Florida with my husband of 35 years, Doug. We are very proud of our 4 sons. Steve, 30 is a PhD in history, teaching at the University of Florida. Michael, 28 lives in Honolulu with his wife Mamie and is a developer with our computer software company. Andrew, 25 is a bartender on South Beach. Brian, 22 is a senior at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Gallagher Financial Systems, our computer company was founded in 1985 and we have over 160 employees. We also have our own wine production and live part-time in Napa Valley California. We have produced our award winning Cabernet “Sonador” since 2001. Besides working for both our companies, I also serve on the boards of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Camillus House, the Women’s Fund, Baptist Health Foundation, and am a United Way trustee and co-chairman of the Miami Wine and Food Fest.
5485 S.W. 92 Street
Coral Gables, FL 33156
512 Hemingway Drive
Hockessin, DE 19707
James A. Govatos
Govatos Investment Consulting, Inc.
1376 Shadow Oak Drive
Malvern, PA 19355
Gavron, Lori (Luisi)
Hi...what a great web site you've created...so much fun to look at! Here's my info.....I've been teaching 7th grade math for 22 years and Paul is still a practicing psychologist for 32 years. We live in Deptford, NJ. We have 2 children. Our son, Michael, is married to Sarah Geiger and they have a baby, Elizabeth, born 05/04/05. They reside in Annapolis, MD, where Michael is working as a biologist for the Dept.of Natural Resources and Sarah is, for now, a stay at home mom. Our daughter, Jenna, is married to J.R. Gillern, who is a math teacher and a coach at Shawnee H.S.in NJ. Jenna is a labor and delivery nurse in Princeton. She is currently working on her Masters Degree at Villanova to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.Paul and I so enjoy being grandparents. Elizabeth is the light of our lives. It's so much different that having the full-time responsibility of raising your own children. We're looking to many fun times ahead with her!Our phone number is 856-228-5522 and e-mail is email@example.com
Alison D. Goeller
Dr. Goeller holds a PhD in American Literature from Temple University, an MA in English from Villanova University, and a BA in English from West Chester University. Since 1985 she has taught courses in American literature, ethnic studies, and women's literature, as well as writing and speech for UMUC-Europe in Germany, England, Holland, and Italy. In addition, she has taught UMUC-Europe Field Study courses in Ireland and Scotland for over a decade. Her publications include articles on ethnic detective fiction, Italian American women writers, travel literature, and most recently she edited a book of essays on African American dance. Dr. Goeller has lived in both Ireland and Scotland.
The University of Maryland
APO AE 09102
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Good, (Sanger), Cathy
4505 Mercil Terrace
Glen Allen, Va 23060
Graham (Wichmann), Mimi
Fr. Maryalice Wichmann-Graham
Munchenstein/ BL CH4142
Gray, Linda (Eater)
Laura puts her BMW motorcycle through it's paces.
Green (Jones), Laura
I ran across the Class of '67 web site (very nice job, by the way!) and decided to "sign in," so to speak. My e-mail address is as above, and for an overview of what are the passions of my life please feel free to access my wife's and my web site links below.
Essentially, I have worked at a regional paint manufacturing company for many years and have held many positions from truck driver to senior (in more ways than one!) sales representative. (It seems I'm the oldest, longest tenured and most politically liberal of the bunch -- Colorado is a rather conservative state!) My wife Cheryl Price is an artist of some renown.
Together we have 4 kids, generally all grown up except for the pain and suffering associated with the financial responsibility of college. Right now only one "responsibility" is left, so that's refreshing.
Cheryl and I love to travel, she painting and I writing narratives and taking photographs (see below website links.) We have traveled all over the lower 48, Central America, the Caribbean and Alaska -- also to Borneo and Malaysia. I've witnessed and photographed 4 total Solar Eclipses and have actually had some of that work published nationally. As you may remember, I am still an avid amateur astronomer, and have finally erected a permanent observatory (albeit on a neighbors land -- our land has too many trees and not enough exposure.) We are experienced scuba divers -- me often
unfortunately demanding to take "ridiculous and massive" photo gear to all depths. Also, I have for many years been a commercial whitewater river guide (now only private), and have been fortunate to float most of the major whitewater in the U.S. Essentially then, one could accurately state that I am firmly attached to the outdoors.
Overall, I feel blessed to have experienced so much, and as Jimmy Buffet points out -- "some of it's been tragic, some of it magic" but personally I wouldn't trade a moment of it. I guess that's the salient crux of my life to this point.
Hope that's what you mean by signing in -- hope you enjoy the websites.
Bill (Willis) Greiner
BHS Class of '67 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please visit us at:
http://www.astrophotographs.com/ is Willis' award-winning instructional and e-commerce site of astrophotography and nature-centered narratives.
http://www.photofantasia.com/ is Willis' and Cheryl's site of original hand-painted black and white photography and educational narratives -- featuring especially work from Mayan Central America and the desert southwest of the United States.
http://www.willisgreinerphoto.com/ is Willis' new site of "traditional" landscape, underwater and wildlife photography (and narratives), including the newest photographs and narratives inspired by Willis' and Cheryl's trip to Zimbabwe. Links to astrophotographs.com and photofantasia.com are also included.
http://www.cherylpriceoriginals.com/ is Cheryl's award-winning site of original watercolors.
http://www.purr-sonalitypawtraits.com/ is Cheryl's site featuring the delightfully unique and fun pet portraits!
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