Allan D. Wooley, Jr. ’58

Allan D. Wooley, Jr. ’58 died on August 22, 2020 in Morgan, Vermont. 

(The following was published by the Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home)

Allan D. Wooley, Jr, 84, of Morgan, VT, passed away on August 22, 2020, at his home. He was born on January 24, 1936, in Rumford, ME, to Allan Sr. and Margaret (Beddow) Wooley. On January 2, 1999, he married Ilene Douglas, who survives him.

Allan was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy in NH, class of 1954. He went on to Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME, graduating with the class of 1958. He then received his PhD in classical philology from Princeton University in 1962. Upon graduation from Princeton he taught at Duke University until 1967. He returned north and taught at Phillips Exeter Academy from 1968 until his retirement. Allan enjoyed reading, computer programming, writing, and was an author of two published books. He was also a former Morgan town selectman and a member of the Classical Association of New England.

He is also survived by his daughter, Helena Wooley Cunningham and her husband, Christopher, of Lawrenceville, NJ, grandchildren Elizabeth Cunningham of Maine, and Benjamin Cunningham of Lawrenceville, NJ, as well as his brother David Wooley (Susan Brackett) of Farmington, ME, sister Elizabeth Wooley of Peru, ME, niece Susan Goan (Ryan) of Standish, ME, and grandnieces Avery and Emerson Goan.  He was predeceased by his brother John Wooley.

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