Class correspondent:

Norma Boldt Wynne


Posted 8/3/17

We are sad to report that Richard Artis passed away on July 4, 2017.

Posted 6/27/17

We are sad to report that Elizabeth Willette Headings passed away on May 25, 2017.         

Posted 3/30/17

We are sad to report that Geraldine Glose Szakmeister passed away on February 18, 2017.

Posted 11/30/16

We are sad to report that Rev. Erwin Boettcher passed away on May 2, 2016.

Posted 5/31/16

We are sad to report that Clark Apgar passed away on April 27, 2016.
We are sad to report that Jeanne Serman Artis passed away on May 21, 2016.

Posted 3/29/16

We are sad to report that Roger Doll passed away on November 11, 2015.

Posted 2/19/16

We are sad to report that Teresa Enright Eliezer passed away on January 12, 2016.
Ivan Backer’s book “My Train to Freedom: A Jewish Boy’s Journey from Nazi Europe to a Life of Activism” has been published and is available for purchase.  Use the link below for additional information about his book.

Posted 11/25/15

We are sad to report that Theodore Halkias passed away on November 16, 2015.

Posted 3/31/15

We are sad to report that James Dundon passed away on February 26, 2015.

Posted 12/22/14

We are sad to report that Dr. Frank M. Weaver passed away on December 5, 2014.

Posted 11/21/14

We are sad to report that William Margetich passed away on November 7, 2014.

Posted 10/27/14

From Richard Artis: June Bright Reese ’43 do you remember an event that occurred about 86 years ago two doors down from your home on Garrison Street?  During recess, a class of first or second graders gathered in the alley behind Franklin School.  The writer had a secret crush on June Bright and planted a kiss on her cheek.  Poor June, thoroughly distressed, sobbed uncontrollably and ran home, two doors away.  I don’t recall if I was sent to “The Office” for a paddling.  Do you?

Posted 9/25/14

We are sad to report that Dr. Bernard James Terzigni passed away on August 20, 2014.

Posted 5/30/14

We are sad to report that Albert Buralli passed away on May 8, 2014.
We are sad to report that Louise Van Ess Charnock passed away on August 21, 2013.

Posted 3/31/14

Katherine Meland Freeny writes:  I wish that I could be at reunion weekend in May.  I continue to enjoy excellent health but in May and the summer months I live in Washington State.  This would be too far to travel alone.  I retired at age 80 from Schreiner University where I taught chemistry and math.  I continue to try to stay active and enjoy hiking, biking, dance, and, singing.  During tax season I volunteer doing income taxes.

Posted 10/31/13

Clararose Bosek Clymer writes that she is living in Florida.  Her husband passed away in 2010 and her daughter has just moved to Fl.  Posie says she is blessed with good health for age 85.  She would love to hear from the ladies of the 40’s.

Posted 9/26/13

We are sad to report that George Stubbs passed away on September 2.

Posted 6/24/13

We are sad to report that Robert Frick passed away May 15, 2013
We are sad to report that Doris Geissler Torr passed away April 21, 2013.

Posted 2/5/13

We are sad to report that Harold Allen passed away on January 1.
We are sad to report that Lois Rabenold Kimble passed away on January 22.

Posted 9/28/12

Erwin Boettcher celebrated his 60 years of Ordination in the Moravian Church this past July. 

Posted 7/30/12

From the Alumni House:

We are sad to report that Charles H. Kuhn passed away on on July 3, 2012.

We are sad to report that Willis Harke passed away on August 23, 2011.

Posted 8/31/11

From the Alumni House:
Robert Frick recently received a Lifetime Service Award from the Jacobsburg Historical Society for his dedicated service. He was instrumental in turning the residential home of the Henry family (who made the famous Henry rifles for the Revolutionary and Civil Wars and for the fur trade) into a museum. He also received several citations for his work.

Posted 4/4/11

From the Alumni House:
We are sad to report that Walter Kessler passed away on March 31, 2011.

Posted 2/28/11

From the Alumni House:
We are sad to report that Delbert Edelman passed away on February 4, 2011.

Posted 12/22/10

From the Alumni House:
          We are saddened to report that Ernie DeAngelis passed away on December 21, 2010.

Posted 10/6/10

From the Alumni House:
          We are sad to announce that Louise Gross passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 and that Faye Werley Jurden died on October 2.

Posted 8/4/10

From the Alumni House:
    George Svadeba died June 26th at the age of 84. He and is wife, Rose lived in Williamsburg.

    Gloria K. Roth, died on Thursday, June 24th, 2010 in her home.


Posted 7/6/10

From the Alumni Office:
    Bill Rosenberg recently retired from the practice of Law and decided to move from New Jersey to the sunny Delray Beach, FL. As luck would have it, I just happened to hear from Bertie Knisely ’69, director of leadership giving at Moravian College who was visiting friends down here at about the same time I was moving into my new condo. Bertie was able to meet me at the condo and she became the first visitor I had. We were able to have an enjoyable dinner that evening at which time Bertie brought me up on all that was happening at Moravian. If any of my old friends from Moravian read this, please give me a call and we can make a date for dinner.

Posted 6/2/10

From the Alumni House:
On May 8, 2010, Jean Whitaker Cliff wrote, “...a week of Celebration. My first great grandson is to be baptized tomorrow at the St. Augustine Cathedral in Tucson. And, yesterday my first grandson passed the AZ Bar exam. Puts a smile on my face, it does.”

Posted 9/1/09

From Tom:
We celebrated our 60th reunion on May 29 & 30 on campus. Bob Frick, Frank Weaver, Bill Rosenberg, Ivan Backer, Charles Barner and myself attended the 50+ Club breakfast. We were happy to be joined by J. Peter Roberts ’48 and Roland Leibenguth ’48. Bill, Bob, Frank, Ivan, Charles and myself stayed for the picnic luncheon and had our photo taken together. We were also the committee members along with Clark Apgar, Ernie DeAngelis, Jim Dundon, and Pat McArdle but unfortunately they could not attend; they were missed.  I was happy to hear from George Svadeba, who was sorry he could not make it but wished all well. Dick Artis sent me a nice letter. He also could not make it to Bethlehem but sends his best to all, especially Bob Frick.

I am sorry to report that John Semanick passed away this month. John was a long standing reunion committee member over the years. Moravian was very dear to him. His son, Ron, graduated in the class of 1983. Other class members who passed away this past year were John Bechtel, Charles Fritz, Paul Kopko, Carl Rice and Edward Walko; they were remembered at the Alumni Weekend 50+ Club Breakfast.

Posted 8/3/09

From the Alumni House:

Jean Whitaker Cliff wrote, “Hey, all you '49ers Why not send in a line or two for the next edition. We can share what we are doing to grow old gracefully. Ha Ha and LOL. I find two book clubs and two bridge groups, and inviting people over for lunch to be my main social life. Since I live with my daughter Mitch I help entertain and amuse her friends. Maybe some of the Phi Mu's remember giving me a baby shower in '47 ...Mitch was born a week after exams ended, and during the next couple semesters hung out with the sisters at the Phi Mu house up on Church St. while I was in class. Does anyone remember? PS I think Norma would enjoy hearing from those who knew her. Best to y'all JWC”
Posted 4/20/09

From Tom:

Bernie Terzigni sent me a Christmas card. He was happy to have received a call from Lenny Papel; he had not heard from him in 55 years! Lenny is retired and now lives in Florida. Bernie is busy with his grandchildren, teaching them music and flying an airplane. In his spare time he’s studying astrophysics and attending post-grad medical seminars here and there.