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In Memoriam

In Memoriam, Fall 2018

We share obituaries of four Woodstock alumni who passed away in 2018: David Robert Moomaw '40; Charles W. Reckard; Dilshad Najmuddin and Lois Augusta (Duerksen) Deckert.   David Robert Moomaw '40 - FEBRUARY 13, 1924 – JANUARY 21, 2018 Dr. David R. Moomaw, an internist and cardiologist who practiced medicine in Jacksonville for over fifty years, died peacefully at home...

Dorothy Vaugh Whitcomb ’42: June 8, 1924 – September 15, 2018

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dorothy Vaugh Whitcomb, Woodstock alumnus and long-time supporter of the school archives, passed away on September 15, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to John, Cate, Patricia, Robert and the entire Whitcomb family from Woodstock School.   Dorothy passed away peacefully on September 15, 2018...

MARY LOU SAHLSTROM ’45: MARCH 16, 1928 – AUGUST 15, 2018

It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Woodstock alumna Mary Lou Sahlstrom passed away on August 16, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to her family from Woodstock School.   Mary Louise “Mary Lou” Sahlstrom, 90, of Onalaska, WI and formerly of Waseca, MN passed away at her home on Wednesday, August...

Ellen Stewart Alter ’68: July 1926 – August 2018

It is with much sadness that we share this news from Steve Alter that his mother, Ellen Stewart Alter passed away on August 23, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to Steve and Ameeta and the entire Alter family from Woodstock School.   Ellen Stewart Alter, 92, of Wooster Ohio passed away peacefully on August...

Anne Lockwood
Anne Lockwood Romasco: May 1933-November 2017

By Anne's nephew Lawrence MacDonald Anne Lockwood Romasco, who was born and raised in southern China during the tumultuous years before the Communist revolution, was active in the 1960s Civil Rights movement and served as the managing director of the James C. Penny Foundation, died in her home in Brooklyn on...

Molly Taylor Lhamon: July 1926 – Oct 2017

We share sad news that former Woodstock Board Member, parent and community member, Molly Taylor Lhamon, passed away on 15 October.  Molly Taylor Lhamon passed away peacefully at Emerald Heights, Redmond, WA on October 15, 2017 at age 91, after a remarkably full and joyful life. Mary Lyon (Molly) Seasholes was born...

Tom Alter ’68: June 1950 – September 2017

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that Tom Alter, Distinguished Alumnus of Woodstock School and Padma Shri actor, passed away on Friday 29 September. A dear friend to Woodstock and many of our community, Tom lost a battle with skin cancer at home in Mumbai, surrounded...

Li Chu
Li Chu ’59: July 1941 – January 2017

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of our dear friend and invaluable member of the Woodstock community, Li Chu, on 25 January. Whether you knew Li in person or not you can be sure to have been touched by her work for Woodstock School and...

TZ Chu ’52: April 1934-September 2016

It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Woodstock’s dear friend and Distinguished Alumni, TZ Chu on 16 September. Surrounded by family members and very much at peace, TZ lost a battle with cancer which he had fought with considerable stoicism and resolve. TZ will be...

Marjorie S Christy (1914-2014)

Marjorie S. Christy* Age 100, formerly of Mt. Lebanon, died peacefully with her family by her side, on Thursday September 4, 2014, at the home of her daughter, Carol Christy Raughley, in East Stroudsburg, PA where she has resided for the past six years.  Beloved wife of the late Rev....