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

Geraldine DiTullio BOLTZ, wife of classmate Jacob Boltz, age 81, of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away on February 8, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. Left to cherish her memory are her high school sweetheart and loving husband of almost 60 years, Jacob Boltz; her three sons, Jacob M. Boltz, James V. Boltz & his wife Julie, and Daniel J. Boltz & his wife Melinda; her six grandchildren,Taherai, Ethan, Kathryn, Daniel “DJ”, Jake, and Dominic; and her sister, Kathleen DiTullio.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel. A committal service at the United States Naval Academy columbarium will be held at a later date. Condolences maybe offered to the family at

Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel 1264 Great Neck Road Virginia Beach, VA 23454 Phone: 757-496-9727

Reference Geraldine's obituary.

Robert Armour
16th Company Rep

Marjorie A. BOTTORFF passed away Tuesday morning, 5 Feb 2019 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. She is survived by her husband, Rear Admiral David E Bottorff, CEC, USN Ret; her son David S Bottorff, a Navy vet and his wife Jody; a grandson, 2nd LT Alex H Bottorff, USMC and his wife Bekah; a granddaughter Amanda. Marjorie is also survived by her son John W. Bottorff and his partner Suzanne Hume of Oceanside, CA.

David and Marjorie were members of Kempsville Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach, VA for more than 25 years. A funeral service celebrating Marjorie's life will be held at Kempsville Presbyterian Church on Friday 15 March. The visitation will be at 1pm, the service at 2pm followed by a reception at the church. The internment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Reference Marjories's Obituary.

Timothy Woodbury
USNA-AA Memorials

James F. FEATHERSTONE services will be on Monday, 18 March 2019 at 11:30am at the Naval Academy Columbarium.

Jim's obituray will be posted once received.

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. Services held at the United States Naval Academy Chapel on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. 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.

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 memorial service to honor Ted’s life will be held at Arlington National Cemetery with the date To-Be-Deterimed.

Reference Ted's obituary.

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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
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