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Date Posted | Source Classmate or spouse
Timothy Woodbury
USNA-AA Memorials

Diane B. COOPER, wife of Donald Cooper, 21st Company, passed away January 2, 2019. Along with her husband, Diane is survived by four children, Michael (wife Christy), Jane (husband Mark), Daniel (wife Laurie) and Julianne (husband Michael), eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

A funeral mass in celebration will be held followed by inurnment. Catholic Funeral Mass will be held at St. Andrew’s Chapel at 1030 on Monday, 17 June 2019 . Vehicle procession to the Columbarium will follow the Mass. Followed by a reception at the Naval Academy Club.
Donations in memory of Diane Cooper may be sent to: Class of 1959 Columbarium Fund USNA Foundation 274 Wood Road Annapolis, MD 21402.

Reference Diane's obituary.

Timothy Woodbury
USNA-AA Memorials

Shirley C. HEIGES, wife of John Heiges, 17th Company, passed away June 2, 2019. Along with her husband, Shirley is survived by three children, Sharon Kneebone (Scott), John A. (Cassie), and Patricia Winter as well as seven grandchildren and her beloved Maltese, Sophi.

A Memorial Service will be held 21 June at 11:00 AM at Buckingham's Choice (3200 Baker Cir, Adamstown, MD 21710) with a reception to follow.  At a later date, Shirley will be interred in the Naval Academy Columbarium.

Reference Shirley's obituary.

Walt Szczypinski
18th Company

Edward E. (Ted) ALEXANDER passed away December 20 with his wife of 55 years, Ann, by his side. He’s also survived by his three sons, Edward, Bryan, and Bruce; one daughter-in-law, Paula; three grandchildren, Dane, Nathan, and Kathryn Ann; and one surviving sibling, his brother Frank.

Ted had a distinguished Naval career rising to the rank of Captain. He furthered his service to the community in the Vestry of St. John‘s Episcopal Church, McLean Citizens Association, American Legion Post #18, the Army Navy Country Club, the American Small Business Association, among other organizations.

A Funeral Service with Full Military Honors service to be held at Arlington National Cemetery on 28 June 2019 at 1:00PM at Old Post Army Chapel, Fort Myer, Arlington, VA. Due to security, arrive NLT 12:15PM (need driver's license and registration).  A reception will be held at 2:45PM at the Army Navy Country Club. The club is ten mintues from Fort Myer. All are welcome to celebarte the life, love and service of Ted Alexnder.

Reference Ted's obituary.

Update the website Service notification as required Pete Stout (Data Administrator - c: 703-201-2466 ) and Elaine Stout (web architect --
Reference the Process (pdf) for Notification and Posting of classmate or spouse death.
Memorial Affairs Coordinator & Cemetery Administrator Sharon L. Moffatt Memorial Affairs Coordinator & Cemetery Administrator 101 Cooper Road United States Naval Academy Annapolis, MD 21402 410-293-1101 fax 410-293-4809
Death Notifications Timothy Elizabeth Woodbury, U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Memorial Affairs 410-541-6506 || 410-295-4064

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