Herbert Tibbetts Caverly II ’56

Herbert Tibbetts Caverly II ’56 died on September 10, 2004, in Bath, Maine.

Born there on May 28, 1934, he prepared for college at Haddonfield (NJ) Memorial High School and Morse High School in Bath and became a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended from 1952 to 1955. In 1959, he graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry and joined his father’s dental practice in Bath. A few years later, he established his own practice, which he operated for more than 40 years. He was a member of the Bath City Council for 10 years, including five years as chair, and also served on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee, the Bath Housing Authority, the Bath Planning Board, the City Charter Committee, the Waterfront Parking Commission, and many other committees. In recognition of his contributions to Bath, the City Council gave him the honorary title of City Father at a ceremony in 2001. He coached Little League baseball for a number of years, was a member of the Elks Club, the Lions Club, the Jaycees, and the vestry of Grace Episcopal Church. Surviving are his wife, Julianna Cummings Caverly, whom he married in 1940; two sons, Herbert T. Caverly III and John S. Caverly; a daughter, Lorena C. Coffin; a sister, Lardina Garland of Brunswick; four grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren.