NNHS Class of 1960


 

NAME BIRTH DEATH CAUSE OF DEATH

Bobby Avant  
Newport News, VA
 08 May 2015
Newport News, VA
Lung Cancer
      http://nnhs65.com/05/10/15-
NNHS-Bob-Avant

http://www.nnhs65.com/10-30-07-
NNHS-Beverly-Avant-Russell.html

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John Benthall  
Newport News, VA
 13 Oct 2011
Newport News, VA
 
Junior Chorus
Shop Officer
http://nnhs65.com/10-15-11-
NNHS-John-Benthall.html
Fall of 1959

Johnny Canepa 02 Jan 1941
Cincinnati, OH
18 Apr 1998
Key Biscayne, FL
 
Eighth and Ninth Grade Football
Junior Varsity Football
Varsity Football: Letters
Track
Sportsmanship Committee
Junior Class: Treasurer
Homeroom: Vice-President
Junior Usher Committee
Senior Dance Committee
Hall of Fame: King

East Carolina College:

Sigma Nu Fraternity

United States Merchant Marines

  JOHN C. CANEPA

KEY BISCAYNE, FLA. - John Columbus Canepa, 57, brother of Sandra Canepa, died on Saturday, April 18, 1998. Arrangements by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.

Published in the Daily Press on 4/19/1998.

  JOHN C. CANEPA

KEY BISCAYNE, FLA. - John "Johnny" Columbus Canepa, 57, died in Key Biscayne, Fla., on Saturday, April 18, 1998.

Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, Fay McCreery Canepa and John Joseph Canepa.

After moving to Newport News in 1946, Johnny attended local schools, graduating from Newport News High School in 1960. A member of Sigma Nu fraternity while attending East Carolina University, he later joined the U.S. Coast Guard, where he was honorably discharged in 1969.

Johnny then took the road less traveled; one filled with adventure, friends, excitement and fun. Johnny was born smiling. He had an innate quality for making people happy ... and he was happy.

Johnny became a U.S. merchant marine staff officer, sailing into fascinating seaports throughout the world aboard ships of the Matson, Commodore and Cunard/NAC Cruise Lines. Later, he ventured into coal exploration and marketing, becoming president of two companies, Mountaineer Prospecting Inc. and McCreery Mining Inc. Johnny also delved a bit into contracting; he built beach cottages at Buckroe Beach in Hampton and in Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

Survivors include his sister, Sandra Ann Canepa of Hampton; one aunt, Mary Barbara Dobos of Columbus, Ohio; cousins, Patrick Joseph Canepa of Glendale, Calif., Linda Canepa Garrett of Westerville, Ohio, Mary Margaret Rubadue of Columbus, Ohio, Anna Lou Canepa Cicero of Williamsburg and Jackie Canepa Stieffen of Hampton, along with their extended families of children and grandchildren.

Johnny was a longtime resident of Key Biscayne, Fla., but he never lost touch with his many and dear friends: those from his childhood in Stuart Gardens, those from his school days, and those from his days as a lifeguard and swimming coach at Buckroe Beach, Warwick Yacht Club and James River Country Club.

Johnny was an incredible person who loved, motivated, captivated, encouraged and entertained everyone he met during his relatively "short dash" through life. Let it always be remembered, "For Johnny to live in the hearts he left behind, is not to die."

The family invites friends to celebrate Johnny's life by gathering and reminiscing from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, at 4 Cedar Point Drive, Hampton.

Memorial gifts may be made in memory of Mr. John Canepa to The Mariners' Museum, Office of Development, 100 Museum Drive, Newport News, Va. 23606-3759.

Published in the Daily Press on 4/30/1998.

Fall of 1959

Bobby Cannon      
Eighth and Ninth Grade Football: Captain
Junior Varsity Football: Captain
Varsity Football
9th Grade: President
10th Grade: President
Junior Usher Committee: Chairman
Sportsmanship Committee
Senior Dance Committee
Homeroom: President
Shop: Superintendent
   
Fall of 1959

Jo Ann Cartwright      
Transferred: West High School
Glee Club
Student Council: Representative
Future Teachers of America
French Club
Projection Club
Marshall
Junior Escort
Public Speaker
Science Club
   
Fall of 1959

Brenda Cockrell      
Homeroom: Officer
Assistant Librarian
   
Fall of 1959

Gene Collins Glave   26 Mar 1942
Newport News, VA
06 July 2011
Isle of Palms, SC 
Breast Cancer
Varsity Cheerleader
Student Council Association: Chaplain
Hall of Fame: Best All Around
SCA Dance Committee: Co-Chairman
Peninsula SCA Federation
10th Grade: Secretary
11th Grade: Secretary
Beacon Staff: News Editor
Friendly Typhoon
http://nnhs65.com/07-07-11-
NNHS-Gene-Collins-Glave.html

http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/
charleston/the-mammologues-
gene-glave146s-journey-through-
breast-cancer/Content?oid=1114587

http://geneglave.livejournal.com/

http://www.charlestonbusiness.com/
news/25980-health-care-heroes-2008-nurse

http://www.postandcourier.com/
news/2010/oct/08/battling-on/

http://www.postandcourier.com/
videos/2010/oct/08/1371/?print

http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/
CultureShock/archives/2011/07/06/
gene-glave-succumbs-to-cancer

Fall of 1959 Saturday, July 9, 2005

Richard Eastman ('60)
of VA Surrounded! -
by Christine Anas Thomas ('60) of TX; Gene
Collins Glave ('60) of SC; and Neta Collins Hastings ('60) of VA

2008

Brenda Crickenberger Wade  08 Mar 1942
Charlottesville, VA
18 June 1995
Newport News, VA
Cancer
Junior Band: Letter
Science Club
Cast of "Loud Red Patrick"
Cast of "Roomful of Roses"
Speech Arts Club: Publicity Chairman
Thespians: Letter
Senior Assembly Committee
Future Nurses of America
SCA Dance Committee
Tournament Play: Director
BRENDA C. WADE

NEWPORT NEWS -
Brenda Crickenberger Wade, 52, died Sunday, June 18, 1995, at home. Ms. Wade, a former insurance agent, was a native of Charlottesville and was a lifelong Peninsula resident.

She was a member of the Women's Insurance Association and a volunteer helping the American Cancer Society, Peninsula AIDS Foundation, Peninsula Fine Arts Center and St. Vincent's soup kitchen.

Ms.
Wade is survived by her son, Jeffrey Wade of Baltimore, Md.; her mother, Eleanor Crickenberger of Newport News; two brothers, Dillard Crickenberger of Charlevoix, Mich., and Larry Crickenberger
of Great Meadows, N.J.; and two sisters, Joyce Beale of Newport News and Shelby Harrell of Warsaw, N.C.

Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Weymouth Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. R. Marvin White. The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Peninsula Unit, 618-C J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, Va. 23601.

Published in the Daily Press on 6/20/1995.

Fall of 1959

Norman Dick 22 Jan 1942
Newport News, VA
26 Nov 2015
Soddy Daisy, TN
 
Junior Band: Letters
Senior Band: Letter, Drum Major
Dance Band
All-State Band: Alternate
French Club
Cross Country: Letter
Track: Letter
Senior Music Committee
Junior Dance Committee

U.S. Army: Vietnam

http://www.nnhs65.com/11-29-15-
NNHS-Norman-Dick.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/08-07-05-OS-NNHS-
Pam-Mitchell-Bray-Mae-Ross-Dick.html

Fall of 1959

John Dickerson      
Junior Band: Letters
Senior Band: Letters, Property Manager
Science Club: Treasurer
Behavior Code Committee
Cafeteria Committee
Latin Club
Junior Classical League
Junior Decoration Committee
Senior Music Committee
SCA Dance Committee
    
Fall of 1959

Glenn Dye 25 June 1942
Reidsville, NC
11 June 2016
Grand Prairie, TX
 
  http://www.nnhs65.com/06-13-16-
NNHS-Glenn-Dye.html
Fall of 1957

Helen Estes Thomas 01 Feb 1942 12 Feb 1997
Falls Church, VA
Lung Cancer
Senior Class Treasurer
SCA Dance Committee
Senior Chorus
Junior Chorus: Letter
Senior Ring Committee: Chairman
Cafeteria Committee: Co-Chairman
Executive Board
Student Council: Representative
Hall of Fame: Most Likely to Succeed
HELEN THOMAS

WARRENTON - Ms.
Helen Estes Thomas, 55, of Warrenton, formerly of Newport News, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at the Hospice Acute Care Center in Arlington of lung cancer.

Survivors include a daughter, Kristi
Thomas of Falls Church, and a son, Greg Thomas of New Orleans, La.; parents, Carl and Emma Estes of Newport News; and brother and wife, Harvey and Ann Estes
of Mount Airy, Md.

Formerly employed by GRC International in Vienna as a technical writer prior to her illness, she was a 1960 honor graduate of Newport News High School.

The family will receive friends following a memorial service on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 11 a.m. at the Falls Church Episcopal, Route 7 and 29 in Falls Church.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Hospice of Northern Virginia, P.O. Box 922, Falls Church, Va. 22040.

Published in the Daily Press on 2/14/1997.

Fall of 1959

Frank Friedland 05 Aug 1942
Newport News, VA
07 Sept 2016
Williamsburg, VA
Pancreatic Cancer
Varsity Football: Co-Captain
Track
Senior Dance Committee

East Carolina University

U. S. Army

American College: CLU, ChFH

Guest Book Available Here

SEE ALSO: http://www.frankfriedland.com/letters.htm

http://www.nnhs65.com/01-19-15-
NNHS-Raye-Banks-Friedland-Gerber.html

Fall of 1959

Jean Goldstein Comess 1942
Hampton, VA
15 Dec 2008
Virginia Beach, VA
Pancreatic Cancer
French Club
Future Teachers of America
Spanish Club
Anchor Staff: Activities Section
Student Council Committees
Homeroom: Treasurer
Junior Decorating Committee
Senior Bulletin Board Committee
Senior Dance Committee
  http://www.nnhs65.com/12-16-08-
NNHS-Jean-Goldstein-Comess.html
Fall of 1959

Anne Grogan Hacker 04 July 1942
Boston, MA
21 Aug 2008
Virginia Beach, VA
Breast Cancer
Girls' Athletic Association: Executive Board, Letter
Hockey: All-Star Team, All-State Team
Friendly Typhoon
Diversified Occupations Club: President
Safe Teens: Counselor
Senior Ring Committee
Basketball
Volleyball: All-Star Team
Homeroom: Vice-President
School Spirit Committee
  http://www.nnhs65.com/
08-22-08-NNHS-Anne-Grogan-Hacker.html
Fall of 1959

Elva Haley Helms 18 Mar 1942 July 1986
Stafford, VA
 
  Junior Decorating  Committee
Speech-Arts Club
Usher Staff
Library Club
School Spirit Committee
Y-Teens
Publicity Committee
   
Fall of 1959

Bernie Malpass 19 July 1941
Dunn, NC 
11 July 2012
Wilmington, NC 
 
Cast of Major Plays
Tournament Plays: Director, Cast
Thespians
"Typhoon Time"
Senior Assembly Committee
Diversified Occupations Club
Christopher Newport Society
Safety Committee
Newcomers Committee

U. S. Navy

 

http://www.nnhs65.com/07-12-12-
NNHS-Bernie-Malpass.html

Fall of 1959

Ralph McKee 15 June 1942 23 June 2001
Patrick, SC 
 
Junior Band
Shop Superintendent
Diversified Occupations Club
   
Fall of 1959

Harry Mulder @1941 02 Feb 2007
Newport News, VA
 
Junior Varsity Football
Junior Dance Committee
Senior Dance Committee
Distributive Education Club: Vice-President
  http://www.nnhs65com/
02-04-07-NNHS-Harry-Mulder.html
Fall of 1959

Harriet Nachman Storm  26 Sept 1942
Newport News, VA
15 Sept 2009
Hampton, VA
Cancer
Anchor Staff: Editor-in-Chief
Beacon Staff: Co-Assistant Editor,
Letter
Quill and Scroll
National Honor Society
Nelms Honor Scroll
School Spirit Committee: Co-Chairman
Safety Committee: Co-Chairman
Student Council: Letter, Representative
8th Grade: Secretary
8th Grade Hall of Fame: Best Student

The College of William and Mary: B.S.
American Press Institute at Columbia University
The College of William and Mary

http://www.nnhs65.com/
09-17-09-NNHS-Harriet-Nachman-Storm.html
Fall of 1959

Tommy Nesbitt   01 Oct 2010
Fairview, NC
 
   

http://nnhs65.com/10-06-10-
NNHS-Tommy-Nesbitt.html

Fall of 1958

Jane Phillips Pingitore 07 Sep 1941 01 Jan 1993
Hampton, VA
 
Girls' Athletic Association: Star, Letter
Art Club: Secretary, Letter
Homeroom: Officer
Tri-Hi-Y
Senior Dance Committee
Hockey Team
Basketball: All-Star Team
Volleyball: All-Star Team
Usher Staff

JANE E. PINGITORE

HAMPTON -
Jane Elizabeth Pingitore, 51, a lifelong Peninsula resident, died Friday, Jan. 1.

Survived by her husband, James
Pingitore; a son, B. Keith Pingitore of Hampton; and a brother, Edward C. Phillips
of Hampton.

Visitation from 6 to 7 tonight at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home. Graveside service 12:30 p.m. Monday in Parklawn Memorial Park by the Rev. Aubrey J. Rosser.

Memorials to American Heart Association, 753 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Newport News 23606 or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 863, Newport News 23607.

Published in the Daily Press on 1/3/1993.

Fall of 1959

Ursula Richardson Taylor 1942
VA
23 Jan 2016
Seaford, VA 
 
Anchor Staff: Activities Section
Senior Color Committee
Senior Invitations Committee
Librarian Assistants' Club
Future Nurses of America: Secretary-Treasurer
School Spirit Committee
  http://www.nnhs65.com/01-28-16-
NNHS-Ursula-Richardson-Taylor.html
Fall of 1959

Kaye Roberts Pond  07 Aug 1942
Newport News, VA
06 Mar 1998
Hampton, VA
 
Senior Dance Committee
Junior Decorating Committee
Junior Varsity Flagtwirler
Junior Chorus
Senior Chorus
Remembrance Committee
Anchor Staff: Business Manager
Homeroom: Treasurer

Grace School of Nursing

KATHERINE R. POND

HAMPTON - Katherine "
Kaye " Roberts Pond, 55, of Hampton, died Friday, March 6, 1998. A native of Newport News, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Sarah F. Roberts.

Mrs.
Pond was a former nurse, having graduated from Newport News High School and Grace School of Nursing in Richmond. She was a member of Orcutt Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, David Bryan
Pond, and his wife, Anne Marie, of Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Steven Patrick Pond of Petersburg, Douglas Brandon Pond of Chester, and their father, Donald Roberts Pond
of Richmond; and two sisters, Suzanne R. Long, and her husband, Donald, of Carrollton, and Betsy R. Moore, and her husband, Sam, of Yorktown.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Peninsula Funeral Home by the Rev. James Doyle. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the interment at the cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Orcutt Baptist Church, 653 Oyster Point Lane, Newport News, Va. 23602; or Grace Fellowship Church, 609 Aberdeen Road, Hampton, Va. 23607.

Published in the Daily Press on 3/9/1998.

Fall of 1959

Al Simms 07 June 1942
Raleigh, NC
11 Aug 2016
Fredericksburg, VA
 
  Junior Band: Letter
Senior Band: Letters
Dance Band
Latin Club
Science Club
Safe Teens
Senior Pennant Committee
Hi-Y

U.S. Army: Vietnam - Bronze Star

 

http://www.nnhs65.com/08-14-16-
NNHS-Al-Simms.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/02-15-15-
NNHS-Helen-Canaday-Simms.html

Fall of 1959

Sue Taylor Fox      
Homeroom: Secretary
School Spirit Committee
Pep Club
SCA Dance Committee
Library Assistants' Club
Diversified Occupations Club
Senior Dance Committee
Y-Teens
Assistant Director
   
Fall of 1958

Courtenay Thomas Balint 01 June 1942
Newport News, VA
28 Mar 2014
Mendham, NJ
Cancer
Anchor Staff: Faculty Section Assistant Editor
Future Nurses of America: Vice-President
Junior Chorus: Letter
Christopher Newport Society
Senior Chorus: Letters
Senior Choir
Senior Color Committee
Senior Flower Committee
Senior Color Committee
Usher Staff: Assistant Head
Y-Tens: Officer, Advisor
http://www.nnhs65.com/04-05-14-
NNHS-Courtenay-Thomas-Balint.html 
Fall of 1959

Ross Thweat   04 Feb 1961
Newport News, VA
Automobile Accident
Art Club
Diversified Occupations Club
Shop: Superintendent
 
Fall of 1959

Gene Windley 1942
Washington, NC
13 July 2012
Gloucester, VA
 
Varsity Baseball
Safety Committee
Senior Dance Committee
Junior Decorating Committee
Latin Club

Christopher Newport College

http://www.nnhs65.com/07-15-12-
NNHS-Gene-Windley.html
Fall of 1959

Ken Womack 10 Sept 1941
 
12 Aug 2010
Newport News, VA
 
Transferred: Coventry High School
Track: Letter
Junior Varsity Football
Varsity Football: Letter
SCA Dance Committee

Apprentice School

   
Fall of 1959

Mary Annette Yates      
Transferred: Hampton High School
Student Council Representative
Basketball
Volleyball
Tri-High-Y
Senior Assembly Committee
Senior Chorus
Vocational Office Training Club
   
Fall of 1959

Connie Zeno Bollmeier 14 Feb 1942 05 May 1997
Chesterfield, MO
Complications Due to Lupus
Student Council: Representative
Spanish Club: Secretary
Anchor Staff: Underclassmen Section Editor
Latin Club
Usher Staff
Future teachers of America
Senior Ring Committee
Senior Bulletin Board Committee
Cafeteria Committee
Senior Chorus: Letter
  http://www.nnhs65.com/
03-12-07-NNHS-Catherine-Ritter-Zeno.html
Fall of 1959

Our thanks to Karen Weinstein Witte ('60) of FL for supplying most of the names listed here - 11/30/05,
and to Fred Mays ('60) of VA for supplying the others - 12/27/03

 "A Gift of a Thistle" from "Braveheart" midi courtesy of http://www.pianoladynancy.com/music/A_Gift_Of_A_Thistle.mid - 01/30/04.

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