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CLASS OF 1946 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

The editors are saddened to report the death of longtime secretary Charlie Hill, who died June 7, 2015. He was 90. An obituary in the New York Times noted that he “taught French at Brooklyn College for 30 years, where he was a loved and respected teacher and colleague. He served as chairman of the Department of Modern…

CLASS OF 1946 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Jan and Doug Dorchester write: “This past year was difficult in some ways. Doug had a bad fall and cellulitis, followed by bladder cancer, and Jan had two surgeries. Our oldest daughter was divorced after a long marriage and our middle daughter was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s. “On the positive side, we had another…

WILLIAM A. SUTTON ’46

WILLIAM A. SUTTON, an attorney who retired as division counsel for Olin Corporation, died Feb. 2, 2014, at age 90. A member of Sigma Chi, he received his degree with honors. He was the son of Joseph A. Sutton of the class of 1915, and the grandson of William H. Sutton of the class of…

VINCENT A. SUPRYNOWICZ ’46

VINCENT A. SUPRYNOWICZ, 90, a retired professor of electrical engineering at the University of Connecticut, died Jan. 23, 2014. He was elected to Sigma Xi, received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ohio State University, and received his PhD from Yale University. His wife, Wilma Higginbotham Suprynowicz, survives, as do his three children, including Vincent Suprynowicz…

SEYMOUR I. KUMMER ’46, M.D.

SEYMOUR I. KUMMER, M.D., a family physician in Rockville, Conn., for more than 50 years, died Apr. 2, 2014. He was 87. After receiving his degree with honors, he received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College. In addition to his medical practice, he had been active in professional organizations. His first wife, Ruth Lavitt…

ROBERT L. WUERTZ ’46, M.D.

ROBERT L. WUERTZ, M.D., an internal medicine specialist for almost 40 years, died Sept. 14, 2012, at age 88. A member of Sigma Chi, he received his degree with honors and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. After receiving his medical degree from Temple University, he served in the U.S. Navy Reserve during and after…

DUDLEY H. MANCHESTER JR ’46

DUDLEY H. MANCHESTER JR., who taught English at Hartford Public High School for 34 years, died Aug. 9, 2013. He was 87. The son of Dudley H. Manchester of the class of 1919, the grandson of George E. Manchester of the class of 1889, and the nephew of Edward W. Manchester of the class of…

WILLIAM G. COMISKEY ’46

WILLIAM G. COMISKEY, an attorney and former Connecticut State Representative, died Dec. 26, 2011. He was 86. A member of Alpha Delta Phi, after receiving his degree with honors and with distinction in psychology, he received his law degree from the University of Connecticut. In addition to practicing law for 39 years, he served as…