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sister, and several nieces and nephews. Kathryn Myers Reinhart ’40 of Madi - son, NJ, died January 24. An art major, she earned a master’s in guidance from SUNY- Albany. She was a K –12 art teacher in the East Greenbush, NY, school district from 1940 to 1948. After moving to New Jersey and having two sons, she was a stay-at- home mom for 20 years, and then re - turned to teaching in the South Orange and Maplewood schools until her retire- ment. She was active in the National Council of Jewish Women for more than 30 years. An avid craftsperson specializing in enamels, she also enjoyed golfing, gar- dening, and playing bridge. For Skidmore, she was a volunteer for her 50th and 60th reunions. She leaves a son and two nieces. She was predeceased by husbands Victor Cohen and William Reinhart and by a son. Jean Potter Dinsmore ’40 of Midlothian,


VA, died January 7, 2010. She was a busi- ness major. Predeceased by husbands Arthur Dinsmore and Laverne Heaps and by a daughter, she leaves three daughters, three grandchildren, a great-granddaugh- ter, and several nieces and nephews. Eleanor Coleburn Zoller ’41 of North Hills, NY, died March 3. A biology major, she was faculty secretary to Skidmore’s department of nursing in NYC for several years. A resident of Cove Neck, NY, for 50 years, she volunteered and served on the board for Raynham Hall Museum. She was passionate about gardening, particu- larly growing orchids. For Skidmore, she was a reunion and class volunteer and served as president of the alumni board. Predeceased by husband Philip, she is sur- vived by daughter Carolyn Zoller Ritter ’72, three sons, six grandchildren, and a brother.


Evelyn Neigh Mangold ’41 of Sebastian, FL, died January 15. A nursing major, she taught nursing for 10 years before contin- uing her studies in education at Rutgers University. She taught grade school at Tuckerton Elementary in New Jersey for 18 years before retiring with husband Bob to Florida. In addition to her husband, she leaves a daughter, a son, and a brother. Constance Rice Bennett ’42 of Roan -


oke, VA, died March 10 after a brief ill- ness. She was an art major, and one of her student paintings was exhibited at the 1939 World’s Fair in NYC. She specialized in impressionistic landscape oils, and her work graced many homes around the Roanoke Valley. She was active in the art center at Cherry Hill and other arts-relat- ed organizations, including as an exhibi - tor at the Roanoke and Lynchburg side- walk art shows for many years. She and


husband Ben traveled widely overseas and were charter members of the Hunting Hills Country Club, where Constance was a competitive tennis player well into her 70s. She was also active in her church for more than 50 years. Predeceased by Ben, she is survived by two sons and a grand- daughter.


Janet Bloom Harrington ’42 of NYC, died November 20. She was a Spanish major. After graduation, she worked for a NYC travel agency and traveled around the world. She later worked for the US State Department, handling transportation for several American embassies; she en - joyed her time in Rome and Dubrov nik. For Skidmore, she was a Wide Hori zons Campaign volunteer. Predeceased by hus- band Davis, she has no known survivors. Ruth Kline Heindel ’42 of West Ches -


ter, PA, died August 12, 2011. She was a business major. After college, she worked in the Manville National Bank in Somer - ville, NJ. In 1950 she married John Hein - del, a dentist, and settled in Glen Ridge, NJ, where she was a receptionist and assis- tant in John’s office until his retirement in 1987. She was a deacon and Sunday School teacher, served on the local school board, volunteered at Children’s Hospital in Newark, and was active in the Glen Ridge Woman’s Club, serving a term as president. In 1991 she moved to Pennsyl - vania, to be near her daughter’s family, and volunteered at the Chester County Historical Society and Bryn Mawr Rehab. An avid reader, she also enjoyed bridge, Broadway musicals, and traveling and had a special fondness for the national parks. She leaves a daughter, a son, four grand- children, a great-grandson, a sister, two nieces, and three nephews. Her husband predeceased her. Doris Reiners Voorhees ’42 of Braden -


ton, FL, died February 20, 2010. A home- ec major, she worked in merchandising in NYC after graduation. During World War II she taught at a girls reform school in McLean, TX, where husband Nick was sta- tioned. After the war, she helped in Nick’s recovery as a disabled veteran. In 1961 the couple bought a seasonal resort, Camp Driftwood on Indian Lake in upstate New York, which they ran for 40 years. In her off time Doris had an antique shop and ran an estate sale and appraisal business in northern New Jersey. In Florida she also enjoyed volunteering for the SPCA. Predeceased by Nick, she leaves a son, a daughter, and two grandchildren. Jean Frazee Kwint ’43 of Orlando, FL,


died May 3. An art major, she was a re - tired administrative assistant. She was pre-


deceased by husband Alvin and is sur- vived by a cousin. Grace Brons Main ’43 of West Caldwell,


NJ, died March 24. She earned a degree in nursing and served as a nurse in the Naval Reserve for two years during World War II. She leaves two sons, a daughter, five grandchildren, and nine great-grand- children.


Barbara Arnold Groundwater ’43 of


West Hartford, CT, died March 5. She was a biology major but left Skidmore after two years. Between college and her mar- riage, she directed the medical records department at Roger Williams General Hospital in Rhode Island, where she also was a Red Cross nurse’s aide during World War II. Those years sparked her lifelong interest in medicine; she went on to work as a medical secretary in Hartford for 17 years and as a volunteer at Hartford Hos pi - tal for more than 45 years. She loved ten- nis, golf, and skiing, and enjoyed two bicycle trips in Europe. She was a member of the Hartford Tennis Club and the coun- try club in Farmington. Predeceased by husband Bob, she leaves a son, a daughter, seven grandchildren, and a brother. Martha Choate Rill ’43 of Lewisburg,


PA, died March 1. A business major, she was a consultant for the aged with Tress - ler Lutheran Services. She enjoyed playing bridge and was an avid reader. She is sur- vived by three daughters, eight grandchil- dren, and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband Paul, a daughter, and a granddaughter. Harriet Woodman Ely ’43 of Mystic,


CT, died December 13. In her early years, she was manager of guest relations for NBC television in NYC. She was a former trustee and choir member at her church and was active in the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. She served on the boards of the Child and Family Service Agency, Mystic River Historical Society, Mystic-Noank Library, and New London Garden Club. She was an interpreter and wrote for the public affairs department at Mystic Seaport, vol- unteered in patient relations for Lawrence and Memorial Hospital for 33 years, was a resident advocate for the Connecticut Social Service Department, and served as chaplain for the Mystic Hook and Ladder Auxiliary. Predeceased by husband At - wood, she leaves two sons, two daughters, six grandchildren, and two great-grand- children. Gloria May Sessions ’43 of Burlington,


CT, died last November. An art major, she was a working painter and printmaker, doing commissions and shows. Her work


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