In Memoriam

In honor of Hollins alumnae, faculty, staff, and trustees who have passed away.

If you would like to report a death, please contact us at alumnae@hollins.edu or (800) Tinker1.

DEATHS THAT OCCURRED IN 2015

2000s

Class Name Date of Death
2004
MALS
Helen Marie Clay July 17, 2015
2009 Katie Lynn Kavorkian August 10, 2015
2012
MALS
Margaret Brandon DuMonde August 6, 2015

1990S

Class Name Date of Death
1990
MALS
Sharon Capps April 6, 2015
1991
MALS
Darlene Frances Akins March 21, 2015
1999 Laura Harbour Scott March 3, 2015

1980S

Class Name Date of Death
1980
Horizon
Rebecca Bowman Hall March 16, 2015
1983 Maureen Germuska Redshaw March 24, 2015
1987 Pamela Lynn Tognocchi Mosko June 29, 2015

1970S

Class Name Date of death
1972 Eleanor Willson July 1, 2015
1975 Margaret King Sies Knowles June 29, 2015
1976 Frances Ann Fagan Holmes August 6, 2015
1976 Patricia Honaker Harman February 9, 2015
1976 Renee Perez February 19, 2015

1960S

Class Name Date of Death
1962 Jane Miller Fabian April 6, 2015
1962 Margaret “Peggy” Schinnick Federhart May 19, 2015
1963 Susan Jane Shelton April 22, 2015
1963 Elizabeth Howard Lacy Thompson January 17, 2015
1964 Wendy Cubbage Straub March 30, 2015
1965 Elizabeth “Ellie” Ellen Auchincloss January 4, 2015
1965 Mary Katharine “Kathy” Ravenel March 9, 2015
1968 Helen Herre Harrison July 4, 2015
1969 Helen Hudson Wright “MariElena Granger” April 23, 2015
1969 Ruth Robbins Porter June 23, 2015

1950S

Class Name Date of death
1950 Patricia Lee Painter Simmons August 17, 2015
1950 Patricia “Button” Spargo Bryan June 4, 2015
1951 Nan Murphey Gray May 6, 2015
1952 Virginia Genette Smith January 31, 2015
1953 Martha Ann Moore Evans June 29, 2015
1953  Janet LaRosa Hohn January 21, 2015
1953 Lucy Duke Kinne April 21, 2015
1955 Martha Mims Maynard Johnson January 21, 2015
1955 Constance Bosworth Kriikku January 29, 2015
1956 Fay Callaway Morrisson June 27, 2015
1956 Valri Philpott Sandoe March 8, 2015
1956 Janet Jones Yorkston April 24, 2015
1957 Baylies Hearon Brewster February 1, 2015
1957 Iris Jo Cundiff Harley January 9, 2015
1957 Carol Cottingham Miles June 14, 2015
1958 Margaret “Marnie” Cook Berndt April 23, 2015
1958 Jane duQuesnay Lawrence February 26, 2015

1940S

Class Name Date of death
1940 Mary Glenn Stone Copenhaver July 23, 2015
1940 Ann Brinkley Olson March 13, 2015
1942 Alice Kinabrew Jamieson January 13, 2015
1942 Mary Whelchel Morris January 17, 2015
1944 Bettie Blackwell David March 24, 2015
1946 Betty Field Kinnaird  April 9, 2015
1946 Anne Brooks Jennings Martin January 28, 2015
1947 Janet Marie O’Leary Clements July 18, 2015
1947 Anne Rose Cronly January 14, 2015
1947 Betty Jane Sydnor Kerns January 23, 2015
1947 Anne Loughridge McClanahan June 1, 2015
1948 Ann Talbott Clayton Burroughs March 15, 2015
1948 Mary Toy Thomas Kircher April 24, 2015
1949 Ethel Teague Watson Barnes January 16, 2015
1949 Beatrix Wisschusen Richardson February 17, 2015

1930S

Class Name Date of death
1932 Louise Weddington Porter April 10, 2015
1938 Ruth Burnett Pamplin June 10, 2015
1938 Maude Stafford Farley Spencer June 16, 2015
1939 Clare Eugenia Ballenger August 11, 2015
1939  Betty Lacy Jones February 15, 2015
1939 Jane Spencer Redgrave June 1, 2015

FACULTY, STAFF, AND TRUSTEES

Name Date of death
Betty Aker
Alumnae office and assistant to the chaplain
May 30, 2015
Jacques B. Bossiere
Professor Emeritus of French, 1966 – 1985
May 9, 2015
Baylies Hearon Brewster ’57 (formerly Willey)
Dean of Students, 1969 – 1984
February 1, 2015
Robert H. Hansen
Professor Emeritus of Computer Science,
1984 – 1998
February 1, 2015
Fernand Marty
Associate Professor of French, 1960 – 1973
July 17, 2015
Helen C. Moorman
Housekeeper, President’s House
2002 – 2010
February 1, 2015
Theresia Reimers
Professor Emerita of German, 1962 – 2002
M.A.L.S. program professor, 2002 – 2012
February 4, 2015