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brated her 90th birth- day last November. She enjoys good health and volunteers several mornings a week in the library at her Ft. Myers, FL, retirement community. She is visited often by her children, especially in the winter. ALUMNI AFFAIRS OFFICE SKIDMORE COLLEGE 815 N. BROADWAY SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866


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10. Marty, who was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, was very active in local and national politics; she was fre- quently in touch with the White House over the years. We will miss her cheerful attitude. My big news: I sold my condo quite quickly and was forced to look for a new place to live in two weeks! MARY LOU SINON SAYER 1313 ALTON WOODS ROAD CONCORD, NH 03301 603-228-4635 MSAYER@COMCAST.NET


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are “wellish.” Virginia Gray McNear was a volunteer


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tutor last year for a summer reading acad- emy that prepares kids for first grade. She is in her seventh year as a foster grandpar- ent, working from 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day with the same first-grade teacher. Phyllis Hansen Edgcomb was planning


a drive from her home in New Jersey to Ridgeway, CO, to visit her sister. Ellie Mayzel Tannenbaum lives in a


sen ior facility in Tinton Falls, near the New Jersey shore. Although she had been ill for some time, she is gradually recover- ing. She would love to hear from class- mates. Liddy Peelor VanDeWater is doing well


at her senior residence in Kalamazoo, MI. Her daughter lives nearby, and she has lots of family in the area. Maxine Weingarten Donofrio is still a


real estate broker for Coldwell Banker in Old Westbury, NY. She and her husband love Saratoga and visit often. For a num- ber of years her son was a trainer and driver in harness racing in Saratoga. Ever the tourist, Maxine recently visited Ky kuit,


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Libby Cone Gardner is glad to re - port that she and husband Clint


Jane Herbert Williams cele-


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the Rockefeller home in Tarrytown, NY. Marie-Louise Flinker Putney hosted the entire clan for Christmas. She says pulling off this feat is getting harder now that the grandchildren are growing up and mov- ing away. She is still active in her church and sings in the choir. Marion Whiting Brandon thanks


I was sorry to learn of the death of Martha Howe Cadle on March


everyone who contributed to Skidmore’s annual fund and reminds us: “Forty-four forever more!” In June, Ronnie attended her granddaughter’s wedding in Dover, MA, and then enjoyed a family vacation at the Cape. DOROTHY ROMAN GUENTHER 248 PAINES LAKE DRIVE WAYNE, NJ 07470 973-835-1869 SYNCHRODOTTIE@AOL.COM


with daughter Jennifer Combs and grand- daughters Meredith, 16, and Titania, 10. Susan enjoyed showing them the City of Lights, which she hadn’t visited in 20 years. Julia Hill Kane is “still hanging in there.” She does lots of volunteer work, mostly with her church. CAROL FLEISCHER BOSWELL 106 OLD BILLERICA ROAD, ROOM 231 BEDFORD, MA 01730 781-860-0482


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Grimes passed away on December 28. We will deeply miss her warmth, humor, and dedication to keeping the class connected. If you are interested in serving as class secretary, please contact Mary Monigan, class notes editor, at 800-584-0115 or mmonigan@skidmore.edu. Margaret Eaton Koerner enjoyed bowl- ing, golfing, and swimming every day this summer. Betty Beaton Given was saddened to


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read about the deaths of Mimi Blechman Grimes, Ruth Pflanz Frank, Blanche Meehan, and Dorothy Weeth Wiitala this past year. She comments, “We all had such fun, in spite of living through WWII —which took a lot from our precious class.” ALUMNI AFFAIRS OFFICE SKIDMORE COLLEGE 815 N. BROADWAY SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866


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In July, Casey Reese Burrill took a monthlong cruise aboard a Rus -


As reported in the last issue, class secretary Miriam Blechman


Susan Rabinowitz Malloy had a wonderful trip to Paris, France,


copilot’s seat during a helicopter trip. These were among her favorite adven- tures—and she’s had plenty! She and her husband took five trips in 2010. They have cut back on traveling this year in order to focus on the weddings of two grandchildren. She stays busy with lots of exercising, taking classes, and attending book clubs and says, “Life is beautiful.” Marjorie Buckley Hodgman recently moved to a retire- ment community in Framingham, MA, not far from her home of many years. She loves the beautiful surroundings, view of gardens and trees, and the staff people who wait on her. Judy Gellert Berkley spent some time nursing a sore back, the result of a fall while traveling in Illinois. She and her husband have given up flying and do their traveling by train. Mary Jane Ullman Getty still splits her


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time between Florida and her home in Schenectady, NY. I miss Saratoga and am looking forward


to Reunion next spring. DO DUNKEL JERMAN 1983 STANDSTONE VISTA LANE ENCINITAS, CA 92024-4247 DOJERMAN@ATT.NET


April to attend the wedding of her daugh- ter (second marriage) at the Mansion on Turtle Creek. Dotsy says the experience was perfect and included many perks: her first pedicure and sessions with a hair stylist and a cosmetician. She concludes, “It was a beautiful wedding ceremony.” Suzy Menzel Snyder has moved to a retirement home in Austin, TX. She spends time at the Austin Genealogical Society researching family histories, and has placed two plaques for her husbands, Bryan Snyder and James Lindeman, at the Admiral Nimitz Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, TX. Nancy Carter, daughter of Ruth Mont - gomery Merritt, writes that her mom works one day a week at a local hospital, meets with other seniors for Saturday morning breakfast, and travels through- out New England monthly. Ruth’s grand- daughter lives close by; she is pursuing a master’s in education at the University of Connecticut, on full scholarship. Hannah Bernstein Casden had another great winter meeting with Grayce Smeth -


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