David D’Angelo, Director of Facilities Management at the College, died on October 23, 2004, in a motorcycle accident in Woolwich. Continue reading
Laurier E. Jalbert, a former custodian at the College, died on January 10, 2005, in Lewiston.
Andrew J. Alexander Jr., a long-time custodian at Bowdoin, died May 25, 2009, in Brunswick.
Robert R. Andreas Sr., a former member of Bowdoin’s facilities staff, died on January 4, 2018, in Mechanic Falls, Maine.
Priscilla G. Belanger, who worked in the Bowdoin business office for thirty years and retired as bursar in 1985, died October 12, 2013, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. She was born in Brunswick on March 21, 1922, and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1938. Continue reading
Edmund (“Benji”) L. Benjamin died on January 24, 2006, in Fort Pierce, FL.
Rhoda Zimand Bernstein, who was the registrar at Bowdoin from 1979 to 1989, died on February 9, 2007, in Venice, Fla.
Ray S. Bicknell, coach emeritus of men’s basketball and women’s soccer, died November 11, 2013, in Falmouth. He joined Bowdoin in 1962 after a distinguished fifteen-year high school career. He recorded more than 200 career wins in his twenty-three years as head coach of men’s basketball at the College. Continue reading
John W. Blackie, who worked for the college in the Facilities Management Department from 1954 until his retirement in 1985, died on April 9, 2005, in Brunswick.
Geraldine H. Blanchette, a former campus switchboard operator, died September 9, 2015, in Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia. Continue reading
Grace Martha Jepson Brescia, former director of annual giving at the College, died on October 21, 2006, after a six-year battle with breast cancer.
James R. Brewer Sr., a former Dining Service staff member, died on April 18, 2016, in Topsham, Maine. Continue reading
Donald R. Brown, who worked for Bowdoin’s facilities management department, died August 14, 2008, in Brunswick.
Elizabeth Brown, former Dining Services staff, died on November 20, 2016, in Brunswick. Continue reading
Virginia Johnson Brown, a switchboard operator at the College for many years and for that reason often called “the voice of Bowdoin College,” died in Brunswick on October 24, 2004.
Charles J. Butt, coach in the department of athletics emeritus, died on September 14, 2017, in Brunswick.
Joann E. Canning, Assistant Dean of Accommodation from 1998-2007, died on January 16, 2016, in Marion, Massachusetts. Continue reading
Joseph W. Caron, a longtime Bowdoin chef, died November 6, 2013, in Lewiston. He was born in Brunswick on June 11, 1932, and began his career as a chef while serving as a paratrooper in the Army. Continue reading
Louise C. Caron, long-time administrative secretary in the Bowdoin Development Office, died at her Brunswick home August 5, 2008, after a long battle with breast cancer.
Helen Powers Carson, an honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association, died on January 31, 2007, in Corvallis, Ore., at the age of 81.
Irving F. Chipman, who worked for 19 years in the Buildings and Grounds Department at the College as a lead carpenter and locksmith, died on March 2, 2007, in Harpswell.
Rodney F. Clark, a former facilities department staff member, died on January 9, 2018, in Togus, Maine.
Charles Cole Sr. died December 1, 2014, in Brunswick. He worked at Bowdoin for twenty years in various capacities in athletics, facilities, and dining, and was made an honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association.
Anna E. Courson died December 28, 2011, in Brunswick. She was born in Soldier Pond on July 9, 1914, the thirteenth of 15 children. She left school after the ﬁfth grade and spent much of her early life caring for nieces and nephews. Continue reading
Robert M. Cross ’45, Secretary of the College Emeritus, whose prolific correspondence defined graciousness for generations of Bowdoin alumni, died July 15, 2012, in Brunswick.
Germaine L. Cyr Bois, who worked in Bowdoin dining services for eighteen years, died on July 9, 2018, in Portland, Maine.
Joseph Roger Phillip Daly, ROTC staff from 1968-1969, died on March 1, 2017, in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Susan Danforth, associate director of communications and College editor, died on January 27, 2013, at Maine Medical Center after suffering a stroke. She was 53 years old.
Christian S. Derbyshire, inventory manager in Dining Services, died on December 20, 2015, in Auburn, Maine. Continue reading
Priscilla Bernadette Desires, former Dining Service staff member from 1965 to 1992 and honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association, died on June 27, 2018, in Brunswick, Maine.
Roger W. Doran, former director of audio visual services, died on January 6, 2015, in Brunswick.
Arthur G. Dunlop Sr., a Bowdoin campus security officer for more than thirty-five years, died on June 13, 2017, in Freeport, Maine.
Christine J.E.E. Edgecomb, a former dining service staff member, died August 2, 2015, in Auburn, Maine. Continue reading
Richard A. Edwards, acting assistant dean in the admissions 0ffice, 1996-97, died October 9, 2017, in Lindside, West Virginia.
Kirk G. Favreau, a groundskeeper at Bowdoin for nineteen years, died on April 4, 2015, in Topsham, Maine. Continue reading
Gerald R. Fecteau, an electrician in the facilities department, died on January 13, 2015, in Lewiston, Maine. Continue reading
Clement Rich Field, an instrument maker in the departments of biology, chemistry and physics for 28 years, died April 11, 2008, in Brunswick.
Frank L. Field, College Counselor and Director of the Counseling Service, 1976-77, died on October 23, 2015, in Titusville, Florida. Continue reading
Mark J. Fisher, Bowdoin’s director of environmental health and safety, died on March 19, 2015, in Brunswick.
Nada C. Flint, a long-time secretary at Bowdoin, died March 20, 2014, in Grand Island, Fla. She was born in Passadumkeag on March 3, 1926. Continue reading
Cecile M. Fortini, a former staff member, died on November 18, 2014, in Farmingdale, Maine.
Daniel Gagnon, Campus Security Officer from 2016-2018, died in May/June of 2018 in Brunswick Maine.
James P. Granger, controller of the College from 1963-1989, died on October 9 2015, in Harpswell, Maine. Continue reading
Roland A. Hall, longtime custodian, died on February 29, 2008.
Phyllis E. Harpell, former executive secretary, died on February 3, 2018, in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Lois A. Heath, a member of Bowdoin Dining Services for ten years, died December 2, 2017, in Brunswick.
Alice A. Hershey, a former staff member in the Residential Life office, died on July 28, 2016, in Bloomington, Indiana. Continue reading
Irene J. (Carter) Hilton, economics department coordinator for 20 years, died Jan. 10, 2008, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
Ronald S. Hodgdon, who worked in the Bowdoin facilities department, died December 12, 2011, at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta. He was born in Bath Continue reading
Juliette Pauline Hodgkins, a long-time secretary at the College and honorary member of the Bowdoin College Alumni Association, died on December 13, 2007, in Brunswick.
Nancy Ireland, who worked in the Development Office at the College from 1966 to 1986 and was elected an honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association following her retirement, died on July 28, 2006, in Brunswick.
William D. Kinsman, a former dining service staff member, died on March 17, 2017, in Topsham, Maine.
Robert M. Labbe, a former security and facilities staff member and an honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association, died August 3, 2015, in Brunswick. Continue reading
Nancy L. Laffely, a former Dining Services staff member, died on October 2, 2017, in Brunswick, Maine.
Sally Smith LaPointe, who coached at the College from 1972 until her retirement in 1992, died on May 7, 2007, in Bath.
Ludovic Lavigne, a former custodian at Bowdoin, died on May 12, 2015, in Dalton, Georgia. Continue reading
Renata C. Ledwick, assistant director of alumni relations, died on March 18, 2017, in Brunswick, Maine.
James S. Lentz, a mentor to countless students as football coach and director of the Outing Club, died July 22, 2009, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. Continue reading
Roland R. Levesque, former head chef at Moulton Union, died on February 8, 2017, in Brunswick.
Thomas Martin Libby, who retired from the Bowdoin staff in 1987 as associate treasurer and business manager, died on January 8, 2005, in Brunswick.
Virginia M. Linkovich, who worked as a secretary at Bowdoin off and on for twenty years, died July 27, 2013, at Mid Coast Senior Health Care in Brunswick. Continue reading
Nancy C. MacDonald, a secretary for 22 years in the Department of Mathematics at the College, died on August 25, 2007, in Topsham.
Elsa N. Martz, former department coordinator in the physics department, died on November 22, 2014, in Topsham, Maine.
Priscilla McCarty, music catalogue librarian from 1973-1993, died on February 21, 2016, in Falmouth, Maine. Continue reading
Dorothy McFadden, a former Bowdoin staff member for twenty-seven years in the business office, athletics, and the development office, and an honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association, died on September 16, 2017, in Brunswick, Maine.
Richard J. McGee, a former assistant coach of football from 1965-67, died on February 26, 2015, in Fairfield, Maine.
Richard W. Moll, Bowdoin’s director of admissions from 1967 to 1975, died on May 24, 2017.
Arthur Monke, head librarian at Hawthorne-Longfellow Library for 24 years, died January 27, 2010, in Topsham. Continue reading
Charles Moon, former Dining Service staff member, died on February 25, 2017, in Lisbon Falls, Maine.
Frances A. Murray, former secretary to the assistant treasurer of the college, died on January 3, 2018, in Portland, Maine.
Leo Nadeau, former custodian on the facilities staff, died on November 1, 2015, in Lewiston, Maine. Continue reading
Regina J. Paradis died April 19, 2012, in West Bath. She was born Regina Jolk in Giessen, Germany, and was raised in Wiesbaden. For 27 years, she was the Continue reading
Cecile G. Pelletier, who cheered, mothered, and loved Bowdoin students for 32 years as the “soup lady” in the dining hall, died December 11, 2010, in Brunswick.
Priscilla M. Pelletier, who worked for 41 years in the College’s Dining Service, died on February 14, 2005 in Portland.
Rose Koharian Pletts, who worked at Bowdoin for 25 year in accounts payable, died November 26, 2014, in Foster City, Calif. She was born on April 6, 1924, and graduated from Portland High School. Continue reading
Rodman Redman (Dining Service staff (20+ years)) died on December 10, 2016, in Zephyrhills, Florida. Continue reading
Edward T. Reid, coach in the Department of Athletics emeritus, died on January 11, 2017, in Wethersfield, Connecticut.
Beverly G. Reynolds, a former secretary in the development office (1982-2005), and an honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association, died on March 18, 2017, in Freeport, Maine.
C. Warren Ring, development officer (1961-68); executive secretary (1968-71); VP for development (1971-81), died on October 24, 2015, in Brunswick. Continue reading
Lillian Grover Robinson, a former financial aid office staff member, died July 3, 2015, in Ft. Myers, Florida. Continue reading
William M. Russell, a former custodian and Honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association (1984), died on November 24, 2015, in Bath, Maine. Continue reading
Eloise Savage, a former dining service staff member, died February 7, 2015, in Bangor, Maine.
Dorothy A. Schott, former fraternity cook, died on January 9, 2016, in Brunswick. Continue reading
Susanna D. Simpson, former art librarian, died on December 19, 2015, in Sullivan, Maine. Continue reading
Goldie Singer, former payroll supervisor in the Bowdoin business office from 1946-1980 and an honorary member of the Bowdoin Alumni Association, died on November 25, 2017, in Brunswick, Maine. Continue reading
Timothy I. Smart, a member of the campus mailroom staff for eighteen years, died August 10, 2015, in Bangor, Maine. Continue reading
Donald H. Smith Jr., a former security staff member, died on January 7, 2015, in Wiscasset, Maine.
Donald H. Smith, who worked in the Bowdoin Facilities carpenter shop from 1979-2011, died on June 7, 2016, in Augusta, Maine. Continue reading
Prudence Priscilla Smith, who worked at the College for 25 years before retiring in 1987, died on December 6, 2003, in Bath.
Philip Hilton Soule, who for nearly 40 years was a member of the Bowdoin coaching staff, died on January 15, 2006, as a result of a fall while visiting friends in Sutton, VT.
Kathryn Drusilla Fielding Stemper, Secretary to the President Emerita, died on January 25, 2008, in New Harbor, Maine.
Virginia S. Stuart, development office staff from 1962-1974, died on January 16, 2016, in Chatham, New York. Continue reading
Walter J. Szumowski, former director of the Moulton Union Bookstore, died on January 23, 2008, in Sun City, Ariz.
Gerald Richard Tarr, Sr., former member of the custodial and grounds crew at the College, died on November 20, 2004 in Lewiston.
Stella Marguerite Purinton Bernier Thibeault, who worked in the business office at Bowdoin for 37 years, died on June 10, 2005, in Portland.
Johnny L. Tolbert (Fraternity chef, Alpha Kappa Sigma; Honorary member, Bowdoin Alumni Association) died on December 12, 2016, in Brunswick, Maine. Continue reading
Sherri L. Turner, former Dining Services member, died on December 6, 2015, in Sidney, Maine. Continue reading
Robert Volz, former staff member at the Bowdoin Library, died on May 30, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois.
Andre Warren, a long-time assistant superintendent of buildings and grounds at Bowdoin, died September 8, 2007, in Wiscasset. Continue reading