Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Joanne Powell

The campus community mourns the passing of Joanne Powell, who died on Thursday, September 3, 2020. Joanne retired from L&IT as the budget coordinator in 2010 after 36 years of service to the University. 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 Joanne’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President __________________________________________________________________________ Joanne […]

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Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

Richard C. “Dick” Skelton

The campus community mourns the passing of Richard C. “Dick” Skelton ’60, M’70, P’92, who died on August 17, 2020. Dick retired from Student Services & Enrollment Planning, now Enrollment Management, in 2000 after decades of service. In addition to his employment at Bucknell, Dick earned his undergraduate and master’s degree at Bucknell, and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Delta Mu Delta business honor society and ROTC. Dick was an avid golfer and would rarely miss a Bucknell Basketball or Football game. He was a member of the Bertrand Society and volunteered for Bucknell, including service on his […]

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Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Donald Erdley

The campus community mourns the passing of Donald Erdley, who died on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Donald retired from his custodial position in 2005 after 15 years of service to the University. 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 Donald’s family, as well as to all who knew him at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President __________________________________________________________________________ Donald E. Erdley, […]

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Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Marguerite “Midge” Bechtel

The campus community mourns the passing of Marguerite “Midge” Bechtel, who died on Friday, July 24, 2020. Marguerite retired from the Bertrand Library in 1985 after 25 years of service to the University. 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 Marguerite’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President __________________________________________________________________________ Marguerite “Midge” […]

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Stephen Brafa

The campus community mourns the passing of Stephen Brafa, who died on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Stephen retired in 2007 after 25 years as a lab director for the Physics & Astronomy department. 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 Stephen’s family, as well as to all who knew him at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President _____________________________________________________________________ Stephen Brafa, […]

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Helen Pittenturf

The campus community mourns the passing of Helen Pittenturf, who died on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Helen retired in 1988 from Publications, Print & Mail, after 23 years of service to 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 community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Helen’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President ______________________________________________________________________ Helen Mary (Markle) […]

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Thursday, May 14th, 2020

James Gardner

The campus community mourns the passing of Reverend James Gardner, who died on Thursday, May 7, 2020. James retired in 1996 as the Chaplain, after 28 years of service to 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 community, I extend our deepest sympathies to James’s family, as well as to all who knew him at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President __________________________________________________________________ Rev. James E. Gardner, […]

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Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Barbara Roy

The campus community mourns the passing of Barbara Roy, who died on March 17, 2020. Barbara served Bucknell as secretary to the Director of Alumni Relations (now University Advancement) before retiring in 1997. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Barbara’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. BravmanPresident Barbara J. (Romano) Roy, 87, of Bethlehem, formerly of Lewisburg, Pa., and Toms River, N.J., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at St. […]

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Friday, January 10th, 2020

George Shellenberger

The campus community mourns the passing of George Shellenberger, who died on December 23, 2019.  He retired as a carpenter from Facilities in 2015. 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 George’s family, as well as to all who knew him at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President ______________________________________________________________________ George “Pap” Shellenberger, 68, of Hummels Wharf, passed away Dec. 23, 2019, at […]

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Monday, December 9th, 2019

Mildred Dreese

The campus community mourns the passing of Mildred Dreese, who died on December 5, 2019.  At the time of her retirement in 2002 she was a Custodial Section Supervisor in Facilities and had served Bucknell for 30 years. 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 Mildred’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President […]

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