In Memoriam

Reported since January 1, 2016. *Last updated on 1/11/2021.

We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the following alumni who died since our last publication. They will be greatly missed. We apologize for any errors or omissions. Please help us stay informed by calling us at 614-338-2093 or emailing alumni@bexleyschools.org.

Earl Nelson Metz, M.D., Class of 1953, of Worthington, OH, died on Saturday January 2, 2021, in Rhodes Hall of the Ohio State University Medical Center, an institution to which he had dedicated his considerable professional talents for 30 years. Read his notice here.

Jimmy Golden, Class of 1964, passed away unexpectedly on January 2nd, 2021. Affectionately known as “Joe Bear”, he ran track and field, and lettered while playing football and was voted “Class Clown”.  Jimmy also spent time with his brothers and friends, and loved drag racing his cars through the streets of Columbus which likely contributed to his lifelong love of corvette. Read his notice here.

Alice P. Duddy McCoy, Class of 1938, age 100, passed away on January 2, 2021.  The Duddy laugh has been silenced. To read Alice’s notice, click here.

Carol Lynn Hoffman, Class of 1952, passed away on December 30th in Phoenix, Arizona after a brief illness. Throughout her life, Carol acquired a wide circle of friends who along with her family, will dearly miss her humor, energy, and conversation. Read her obituary here.

Dorothy (Seelig) Greenslade, Class of 1946, of Shaker Heights passed away on January 1, 2021. She was active in her community, having served as president of the Shaker Heights High School PTA and president of the League of Women Voters of Shaker Heights.  Read her notice here.

 Jeanne (Mickler) Moser, Class of 1939, age 99, died on December 26, 2020. Jeanne moved to Columbus in 1938 when she started her senior year at Bexley High School. She met her beloved Asher when she joined the Temple Israel youth group in her senior year at Bexley and was the mother of Barbara Moser Nollman ’65 and Moser ’67.  Read her notice here.

Christine M. Foreman, Class of 1965, died December 21, 2020 in Florida. Her beautiful blue eyes and smile lit up a room. Read her notice here.

Ruth Ann (Maneely) Bull, Class of 1951, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020 was active in Central Ohio Diabetes Association, COSI Women’s Group, Buckeye Ranch, Poors Pupils Investment Club, Welsh Society of Central Ohio, and is survived by her husband, Richard Bull, Class of 1949. Read her obituary here.

Judith Mercurio Hinkle, Class of 1958, passed away on December 8, 2020. Judith lived a life of philanthropy and also served in many volunteer capacities. Read her notice here.

Lisa Ewart Tuttle, Class of 1980, passed away on October 15, 2020.  Lisa loved flower gardening, boating and fishing, but especially spending time with her family. Read her notice here.
Kirsten King, Class of 1987, passed away on October 25, 2020.  Read her obituary and leave a note on her tribute wall here.
Matthew Brizman Marx, Class of 1983 of New Albany, OH, died Tuesday, December 1st, 2020. Beloved professor, communicator, and instructor known for his lifetime of work in Columbus for helping young people learn and prepare for college entrance examinations.  Read his notice here.
David Robert Henshaw, Class of 1980, passed away November 28 due to complications arising from Covid-19. Dave was a kind and caring man who was a devoted husband and father. Active in his community, Dave was always willing to share his time with others. Read his notice here.

Dr. David Francis Fleming, Class of 1956, of Mansfield, Ohio passed away at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital on November 18, 2020. Beloved by patients and blessed with fast friends Dave never met a stranger. Read his notice here.

Phyllis Zeiher Shanck, Class of 1945, of Fort Worth, Texas, died November 10, 2020 after a brief illness. She was a graduate Ohio State University School of Nursing, one of the first BSN programs in the country. Read her notice here.

John O. Crouse, Class of 1953, passed away peacefully in his home on November 10, 2020.  A retired judge, he was an avid outdoorsman, skilled marksman and fly-fisherman.  John’s notice can be found here.

John P. Santurello, Class of 1954, passed away November 16, 2020 at his residence. John was the Owner and Founder of Marina’s Pizza in Whitehall. Read his notice here.

Marcia R. Boehm Gary, Class of 1956, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020.  She enjoyed church, history, traveling and her family.  Read her notice here.

Dr. William Teachnor Paul, Class of 1948, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020.  His passion for the great outdoors. took him near and far; from his cabin in the Adirondacks to Yellowstone/Grand Teton National Parks, Canada, and the hills of southern Ohio. Read his notice here.

Class of 1930-1939

Jane Elizabeth Davis Wiseman, ’34 (5/29/19)

Betty Ann (Rohrbacher) Mercer, ’39 (9/12/19)

Jeanne (Mickler) Moser, ’39 (12/26/20)

Alice P. Duddy McCoy ’38 (1/2/21)

Class of 1940-1949

Susan Marguerite Rollins, ’42, (1/23/19)

Naomi M. Reid, ’47 (2/12/19)

Sylvia Blake ’49 (3/29/19)

Robert J. Duffy, ’43 (4/1/19)

Ralph E. Ramey Jr., ’46 (4/29/19)

Joan Eickholt Birtcher ’49 (5/11/19)

Cecil Blocker ’49 (6/23/19)

John Williams Roberts, ’49 (6/3/19)

John (Jack) McLaurin Barr, ’44 (8/7/19)

Joanne Jones Howard Hoffman ’40 (8/12/19)

Wilbur Collins, ’48 (9/11/19)

James Mossgrove ’45 (10/6/19)

Joann Baldwin Hickle, ’47 (10/9/19)

Jo-Elise May Davis ‘47 (11/3/19)

Richard E. “Dick” Neustadt, ’47 (11/30/19)

Edward M Hirsch ’49 (12/21/19)

Thomas Glidden Thornbury,’49 (12/25/19)

Mary Walker Angevine,’47 (1/18/20)

Russell “Russ” Eli Williams Jr., ’45 (2/7/20)

Carole Candace (Crumley) Paprocki, ’47 (2/10/20)

Ann Morgan Albershardt, ’47 (2/12/20)

Robert W. Weber, ’41 (4/14/20)

Jerome Hackman, ’42 (3/6/20)

Mary Elizabeth Pfanz Staffan, ’42, (5/9/20)

Martha Jane Pfanz Montany, ’42 (5/4/20)

Mary Ruth Van Matre Peterson, ’47 (6/3/20)

Lois Mae (Mickey) Williamson’42 (6/25/20)

Frances “Frankie” Polster Schottenstein ’48 (7/5/20)

Kenneth Lee Kauffman’45 (7/6/20)

William G. Barrett, ’47 (7/18/20)

Judith R. (Morganstern) Schneider’47 (8/12/20)

Norman Wayne Hanners ’49 (9/7/20)

Victor F. DeRose’ 48,(9/19/20)

Virginia “Gini” Brandt Lein ’41 (9/16/20)

Richard H. “Dick” Buchsieb ’48 (10/10/20)

Paul G. Fritsche ’49 (9/28/20)

James C. Pace ’45 (10/13/20)

Betty Lou Zimmerman ’48 (10/17/20)

William Teachnor Paul’ 48(11/4/20)

Phyllis Zeiher Shanck ’45(11/10/20)

Dorothy Seelig Greenslade ’46 (1/1/21)

Class of 1950-1959

Elizabeth “Betsy” Nida Noethlich  ’55 (1/15/19)
Augustine Dattalo Ellis’ 51 (2/19)
Sally Kerr Byrd ’53 (1/23/19)
William F. McIver II, ’53 (4/24/19)
Robert “Bo” Newell, ’59 (5/11/19)
John C. Witherspoon, ’55 (5/29/19)
Rebecca Rosenthal Rosen, ’58
Ruthann Jarvis Furgason, ’50 (6/30/19)
Barbara Bidlak Hauser, ’53 (7/1/19)
Daniel Muriel Riffle ’53 (7/5/19)
Barbara W. Campbell ’50 (7/5/19)
Carolyn Stoddard ’56 (8/16/19)
Marilyn Jane (Janie) Anthony Lehman,’52 (9/25/19)
Suzanne “Sue” Rowe Haering, 51 (3/12/19)
Nancy Winters Ludwig ’51 (12/31/19)
Martha Lou Clodfelter Reed, ’50 (12/25/19)
William Bettridge, ’52 (3/9/20)
Carol Newhouse Young, ’54 (4/4/20)
Richard “Dick” Miller Vetter, ’55 (4/21/20)
Jane Isabelle Hoel, ’50 (4/23/20)
Bruce David Burris ’58 (4/2/2020)
Karl William Kumler ’59 (5/27/20)
David Allen Beck, ’56 (5/29/20)
Ramona Peairs Budd Adams ’55 (5/13/20)
Sharon Baas Kenney, ’57 (7/21/20)
William G. “Bill” Cones ’55 (8/5/20)
William Bettridge, ’52 (3/10/20)
Harlan Pollock ’55 (9/30/20)
Emily Schacht LeBaron ’50 (5/3/19)
Baron Wolman ’55 (11/2/20)
Allen M. Rowe ’50 (10/7/20)
Marcia R. Boehm Gary’ 56 (11/16/20)
John P. Santurello ‘ 54 (11/16/20)
John O. Crouse ‘ 53 (11/10/20)
David F. Fleming ’56 (11/8/20)
Judith Mercurio Hinkle ’58 (12/8/20)
Ruth Ann (Maneely) Bull ’51 (12/1/20)
Carol L. Hoffman ’52 (12/30/20)
Earl Nelson Metz ‘ 53 (1/2/21)

Class of 1960-1969

Alan Steven Gutter ’66 (1/25/19)

Michael Gray ’69 (2/13/19)

Jackie Forster ’65 (3/1/19)

Judy Ann Taylor Burris, ’62 (6/1/19)

Carolyn Langfitt Stoddard ’56 (8/16/19)

Robert W. Rosel II ’64, (9/30/19)

Donald Feinstein ’62 (10/15/19)

Linda Krech Archer,’67 (11/2/19)

James K. Hunter, III, ’62 (11/11/19)

Deborah “Muguet” J. (Smith) Ostaski, ’66 (11/24/19)

Diane Vorys Phllips ’64 (12/15/19)

John David Tidball ‘62 2/20

Paula Daines White ‘62 3/16/20

John Richard David ’69 (3/24/20)

Jack Simon Meizlish, ’67 (7/20/20)

Susan Elaine Weil, ’65 (8/16/20)

Carolyn Stegmiller Bolin, ’64 (8/27/20)

Jim Haunty ’60 (9/30/20)

Christine M. Foreman, ’65 (12/21/2020)

Jimmy Golden ’64 (1/2/21)

Class of 1970-1979

Robert N. “Rob” Johnson, ’74 (8/17/19)

Eric Essig ’72 (7/10/19)

Wm. Micheal “Mike” Wood’ 75 (12/30/19)

Jeffrey A. Kirn, ’72 (4/11/20)

Tom Lucktenberg, ’72, (7/12/20)

David Sachs II ’70 (10/18/20)

Class of 1980-1989

Richard Fisher ’80 (8/25/19)

Scott Thomas Elsass ’87 (11/12/19)

Lisa Ewart Tuttle ’80 (10/15/20)

Kristen King ’87 (10/25/20)

David Henshaw’ 80 (11/28/20)

Matthew Marx ’83 (12/1/20)

 

Class of 1990-1999

Juliette Eyen ’90 (10/18/18)

Ryan Duemey, ’94 (3/13/2019)

Jason Edward Tackett ’96 (5/25/19)

Craig A. Kleiman ’98 (12/19/19)

Jessica Lynn Jorgensen, ’94 (5/9/20)

Johanna Miller ’90 (6/20/20)

 

Class of 2000-2009

Class of 2010-2019

Roman Garcia ’16 (4/14/19)