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'Class of '59 Memorial | Committal | Funeral

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Memorial | Committal | Funeral Information
Date Posted | Source Classmate or spouse
Walt Szczypinski
18th Company

Ben Ford HOLT passed away January 23, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. A 1959 graduate from the United States Naval Academy, 18th Company, he proudly served his country until his retirement at the rank of Commander in June of 1979. On June 6, 1959, Ben married the love of his life, Gail Wallis Holt, in Atlanta, GA.  Together they celebrated over 57 wonderful years of marriage.

Interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery, Friday, February 8, 2018 at 9:00AM
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Reference Ben's obituary.
Ben's wife Gail died in December 20, 2016, reference Gail'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.
Coordinate with family on obit and Shipmate Donna (Nunn) Krupa    email:
ph: 703-967-2751
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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