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severn school

Class Notes

it is with sorrow we note the passing of these severn friends

James Rutter ‘32, 10/28/2007 Harold “Hal” Fisher ‘38, 4/10/2009 Jeffrey “Jeff” Smith ‘60, 8/11/2009 ­Anthony Brocato ‘67, 7/1/2009 David “Dave” Pickall ‘68, 9/29/2009 Father of Caitlin J. Pickall ‘99 and Lauren Pickall ‘00 Phyllis Davis, 9/10/09 Grandmother of Richa T. Davis ‘09 Nick Cipriano, 9/23/2009 Grandfather of Josephine B. Cipriano ‘09 and N. Rocco Cipriano ‘12 Louise Feen , 11/29/09 Mother of Jeffrey Feen ‘86

LouiseFeen,“TheVoiceofSevern” Mary Louise Feen, 71, a lifelong resident of the Annapolis area, and Severn’s receptionist from 1993 - 2006 died at home Nov. 29 of natural causes. Louise was born July 10, 1938, in Annapolis, and was raised in West Annapolis, the youngest of five. She graduated from Annapolis H.S. in 1956, and married Edward F. Feen Jr. at St Mary’s in Annapolis. Other than her time at Severn, Louise worked at Aviation in Glen Burnie, Annapolis Bank & Trust, and Wilmer’s Communications in Edgewater. Louise was a caring, thoughtful and devoted mother, wife, and friend and gave much of herself to others. She took great pride in being known as “Mom” to many people other than just her children. Her patience, supportiveness and friendship touched many lives. Louise enjoyed reading, traveling and especially sewing and quilting; many grateful

family members and friends were the recipients of her creative sewing and quilting talents. She was a loyal and avid Penn State fan and was very active in the Annapolis Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association.

1941 Dick Flower sends this news: “Learning and playing lacrosse for 1 year, after the war I came home got a job, married, raising young ones and joined the “Cleveland Lacrosse Club”. We were promoting lacrosse in Ohio by playing all the college teams. You coached me well! Quit at 36.”

1944 Send notes to: Karl J. Christoph, Jr.

230 W. Laurel St. #802 San Diego, CA 92101 619-231-9514 radmx@msn.com

From Chris: “Hi All: Surprise! Surprise! I’m home. After ten weeks in the hospital and a rehab facil-

ity I am finally home. No, I never had that knee operation that I was scheduled for last week. It all started on July 15th when I tripped over a treadmill at the hospital in the cardiac maintenance facility, fell on my wallet, and broke my hip. If you are going to break anything, a hospital is the best place I know. Within five seconds I must have been surrounded by 15 people, including my cardiologist and two other doctors. Within an hour I was in the operating room having the hip fixed with a plate and a pin. Then the fun began. My balance is non-existent. And the knee, which I was supposed to have fixed became totally unstable, coupled with two bouts of faux gout, swollen ligaments, non functional rotator cuff (which prevented me from leaning on the walker) - I was such a mess I thought I would never walk again. I’m not there yet, but at least I can now see the end of the tunnel. My goal is to make a class cruise in January. Wish me luck!”

1946 Send notes to: Hugh “Dick” McLean

P.O. Box 1735 Borrego Springs, CA 9204 hugh-mclean@hotmail.com

1947 Send notes to: Blair “Buzz” Hall

666 Maid Marian Hill Sherwood Forest, MD 21405 410-849-2134 blairhall@aol.com

1948 Send notes to: Bill Fisher

8722 Higdon Drive Vienna VA 22182 703-938-7487 wgf50929@yahoo.com

From Bill: “Happy New Year to all. I hope everyone had a joyful holiday and were surrounded by family and friends and are full of good health. The mail box has been very quiet and looks forward to hearing from you. Any news or stories you want to pass on to classmates and other Severnites would be welcome. I hope each of you has a 2010 full of joy and good times. As always, take good care.”

winter bridge 2010  
winter bridge 2010