May 11th, 2018

Judith “Judy” Biggs

The campus community mourns the passing of Judith Biggs, who died on Thursday, March 8.  Judith worked in Student Health before retiring in 1985. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Judith’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President _____________________________________________________________________________ Judith Heaslip “Judy” Biggs, 91, of Lewisburg, passed away Thursday, March 8, […]

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May 2nd, 2018

Joy Smith

The campus community mourns the passing of Joy Smith, who died on Wednesday, May 2.  Joy served as secretary in the Office of the Provost and worked at Bucknell for 20 years before retiring in 1982. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Joy’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President ____________________________________________________________________________ Joy […]

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April 11th, 2018

Betty Berry

The campus community mourns the passing of Betty Berry, who died on Wednesday, April 11. Betty retired from Bucknell Dining in 1995, after 26 years of service to the University. Betty’s husband, Charles, also retired from Bucknell after being employed in Facilities. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Betty’s family, as well as to all who knew her […]

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April 10th, 2018

Yvonne O’Neill

The campus community mourns the passing of Yvonne O’Neill, who died on Tuesday, April 10.  Yvonne was a custodian at Bucknell for 20 years, retiring in 2001. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Yvonne’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President _________________________________________________ Yvonne Marie O’Neill, 78, of Lewisburg, passed away […]

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March 20th, 2018

James D. Hostetler

The campus community mourns the passing of James D. Hostetler, who died on Tuesday, March 20. Jim retired in 2015 as Director of Construction and Design in Facilities, after 30 years of service at Bucknell. You can find a fond tribute to Jim on the Bucknell Magazine website as part of the Spring 2018 issue that details his many contributions to outdoor education at Bucknell. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University […]

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February 9th, 2018

P. Aarne Vesilind

The campus community mourns the passing of P. Aarne Vesilind, who died on Sunday, January 28, 2018.  Aarne retired as Professor Emeritus of Civil & Environmental Engineering in 2006. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Aarne’s family, as well as to all who knew him at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President ____________________________________________________________________   P. Aarne Vesilind, age 78, surrounded by […]

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February 5th, 2018

Ruth Ann Craven

Dear Members of the Campus Community, It is with deep sorrow that I share the news of the passing of Ruth Ann Craven, who was a devoted and caring member of our staff for the last 43 years. Ruth Ann came to Bucknell in 1974 as a staff member in the Department of Psychology. Since 1994, she served as the administrative assistant for the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life and worked tirelessly behind the scenes at Rooke Chapel. She also served as the caretaker for Ward House on campus. In recognition of Ruth Ann’s commitment to Bucknell, she […]

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October 25th, 2017

William G. “Bill” Holzberger

The campus community mourns the passing of William “Bill” Holzberger, 85, who died on Wednesday, October 25.  Bill joined the Bucknell Faculty in 1969 and after teaching for 28 years, retired as Professor Emeritus of English in 1997. Bill’s wife, Annegret ’92, and his son and daughter-in-law, Stefan and Jennifer Holzberger ’93, are Bucknell alumni. His grandson, Ethan, is a member of the Class of 2020. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On […]

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October 23rd, 2017

Joseph P. Fell

The campus community mourns the passing of Joseph Fell, 86, who died on Monday, October 23.  Joseph joined the Bucknell Faculty in 1963 and after teaching for 30 years and serving as Presidential Professor of Philosophy from 1987-92, he retired as John Howard Harris Chair in Philosophy, emeritus, in 1993. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Joseph’s family, as well […]

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October 16th, 2017

Ruth Maturani

The campus community mourns the passing of Ruth Maturani, 90, who died on Friday, October 13. Ruth was employed in Facilities while at Bucknell, retiring in 1996 after 28 years of service. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Ruth’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President __________________________________________________ ­­­­­­­ Ruth Luck Maturani, 90, of […]

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