Miscellaneous Nantucket County, Massachusetts Obituaries


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Jane Daley
 Jane Daley of Chadds Ford, Pa. and Nantucket died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, after a long battle with breast cancer. 
  Born and raised in suburban Philadelphia, Mrs. Daley was an avid tennis player at Germantown Cricket Club, a veteran sailor on Chesapeake Bay, and a member of the prom court and cheerleading squad while at Bucknell University, where she graduated with honors. 
 Mrs. Daley's career began as a Beaver College administrator and continued as an executive with the Scott Paper Company and Curtis Publishing. More recently she was president of public relations for the Philadelphia department store Strawbridge and Clothier. 
 Mrs. Daley's love of Nantucket spanned over four decades. She enjoyed returning to the island each summer to spend vacation time with her husband of 35 years, John, and daughter Nicole. 
 A Mass of Christian burial was held on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery on Nantucket.

Norman Bradford Brooks
 Norman Bradford Brooks died suddenly on Monday, Aug. 3, 1998 at his home on Nantucket. He was 67. 
 Mr. Brooks graduated from the Lawrence Academy in Groton and from the ROTC program at Tufts University as a physicist in 1954. As a pilot in the U.S. Air Force he gained the rank of lieutenant and retired from the USAF reserves as captain in 1968. 
 Mr. Brooks founded Brooks Automation, located in Chelmsford and remained on the board of directors after his retirement. He retired to Nantucket with his wife seven years ago after being a long time summer resident. His Tuckernuck homestead was known as Brooks Landing. His grandmother taught school on both Tuckernuck and Nantucket. 
 Mr. Brooks is survived by his wife Mary Ann; his son Frank S. and his wife Catherine of Hope, Maine; his daughter Kathryn A. and her husband Bill McGrath of Nantucket; his brother Frank P. and his wife Alita of Nantucket; a nephew Bradford P. Brooks of Nantucket; a niece Barbaralee Copas of Winchester, and grandniece Jennifer L. Copas of Mar Vista, Calif. 
 A memorial service was held Thursday, Aug. 6 at the Maddequet Admiralty Club. Memorial donations can be made to Nantucket Hospice or the Madaket Conservation.

John Lorin Hardy
 John Lorin Hardy died on Thursday, Aug. 13, 1998 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston after a brief illness. He was 85. 
 Mr. Hardy was born in Allendale, Nova Scotia in 1913. He was the second son of Willard P. Hardy and Floss Allen Hardy. He was raised on Nantucket, attending island schools before attending Mount Herman and later Hebron Academy, from which he graduated in 1931. 
 Mr. Hardy married Lillian F. Kania on Jan. 4, 1934. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was active during the Normandy Invasion, where he helped rescue downed Allied flyers. Returning from the war, he owned and operated Hardy's Auto Service until 1958. He later became the manager of the White Elephant Resort and the Nantucket Yacht Club, where he served as manager for 17 years. 
 Mr. Hardy served for many years as a selectman. He also served on many other civic committees. He was also a Shriner and a member of the Wharf Rats. 
 In addition to his bride of 64 years, Mr. Hardy is survived by his son, John L. Hardy III; his daughter, Holly Hardy Crossman; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 
 A memorial service will be held sometime in September at the North Congregational Church. Memorial contributions can be made to the Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Burial services will be private. 

Joseph Francis Mulcahy
 Joseph Francis Mulcahy of Sconset died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 14, 1998, at Our Island Home. He was 76. 
  Born in Springfield on Sept. 26, 1921, Mr. Mulcahy graduated from Classical High School in Springfield and went on to become the valedictorian of the Nichols College Class of 1943. He married his wife, Jane Medlicott, in 1944, and came to Nantucket for the first time on his honeymoon. 
 After a successful business career at Chapman Valve Manufacturing Company of Indian Orchard, Mr. Mulcahy retired in 1983. He and his wife moved to Sconset full time in 1989. 
 On Nantucket, Mr. Mulcahy was active in the First Congregational Church and enjoyed sharing its elaborate history with tourists from around the world. 
 Mr. Mulcahy is survived by his wife Jane of Sconset; a son, Peter of Basking Ridge, N.J.; a daughter, Martha of Falmouth; and four grandsons, Andrew, William and Benjamin of Morrisville, Vt., and Joshua of Barnstable. 
 Donations can be made in Mr. Mulcahy's memory to the 'Sconset Trust Inc., P.O. Box 821, Sconset, MA 02564 or the the MSPCA, 21 Crooked Lane, Nantucket, MA 02554. 

Maria Frances Senecal
 Maria Frances Senecal died on Monday, Aug. 10, 1998 at the Nantucket Cottage Hospital after a short illness. She was 61. 
 Mrs. Senecal was born in New York City on May 28, 1937, the daughter of Mary Higgins Cassidy of Nant ucket and the late Stanley Cassidy. She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Fairhaven and from the Lab Tech School in Boston. She worked as a laboratory technician at the J.B. Thomas Hospital in Peabody before moving to Illinois, New York and Maryland. 
 Mrs. Senecal is survived by her husband of 38 years, Ray Senecal; one daughter, Elise of Bangor, Maine; two sons, Paul and Brian of Pasadena, Md.; two grandchildren, Rebecca and Daniel Hanks of Maine; and a brother, Stanley Cassidy of Wilmington. 
 Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 13, 1998 at St. Mary's Church. Donations in her memory can be made to the Hospice of Nantucket, emergency medical technicians at the Nantucket Fire Department, or the Marla Lamb Fund. 

Rev. Dr. Mark B. Strickland
 The Rev. Dr. Mark B. Strickland, former interim pastor of the First Congregational Church in Nantucket, died on Thursday, July 23, 1998 in Brevard, N.C. He was 93. 
 Dr. Strickland was born in Niles, Mich. in April 1905. He graduated from Colgate University and studied theology at Colgate Rochester Theological School before completing his theological training at Andover Newton Theological School. He received a master's from Boston University Graduate School and was later granted an honorary doctorate of divinity from New England College.  
 Ordained in 1930, Dr. Strickland served in the Ashland Federated Church in Ashland from 1931 to 1938. He was pastor of the First Congregational Church in Stoneham from 1938 to 1944. From there he went to the First Congregational Church in Manchester, N.H. where he remained for 17 years. During his tenure, First Church grew to be one of the largest congregations in New England. His messages of practical religious faith were published daily for many years in the Union Leader under the title "Let's Talk It Over" and similar messages were heard each day on the radio station WMUR. During the 1950s he also presented a weekly television program on Thursday evenings. Dr. Strickland was an active proponent of interfaith understanding and was the co-author with the late Rabbi Umen of Manchester, N.H. of a layperson's guide to the scriptures, "A Pathway to the Bible". His pastorale before retiring was at Chappaqua, N.Y. 
 Dr. Strickland also served on the editorial staff of the "Advance," was co-founder of Television Laboratories, served as a Trustee of the New Hampshire Conference, Director of the YMCA, Director of the Council for Social Agencies, Trustee of the New England School of Religious Education, and President of the United Protestant Association of colleges and universities of New Hampshire. 
 Since his retirement in 1964, Dr. Strickland served as an interim pastor at the Broadway (Tabernacle) Church, New York City, the First Congregational Church in Brooklyn, N.Y., assistant pastor of the United Community Church in Sun City Center, Fla., and a fifteen month ministry at the First Congregational Church in Nantucket. 
 Dr. Strickland was predeceased by his first wife, Alice Mason Strickland in 1964; his two brothers, Paul and Dwight; and his sister, Mignonne. He his survived by his wife of 27 years, Pauline Strickland of Brevard, N.C.; his sons Donald Strickland of Falls Church, Va. and the Rev. Mark Strickland of Lynnfield; his daughters-in-law Carol Strickland and Nancy Strickland; his daughters Carolyn Yopp of Glendale, Wis. and Marcia Strickland of Nantucket; his son-in-law Adam Yopp; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. 
 A memorial service was held at the Presbyterian Church in Brevard, N.C. on July 28. A memorial service will be held at Bedford, N.H. on Tuesday, Sept. 1 and at Sun City Center at a later date. Donations can be made in memory of Dr. Strickland to the First Congregational Church of Nantucket. These memorial remembrances will be forwarded to the restoration fund of a church that was destroyed by fire in Wichita, Kansas.

Thomas H. Broadus Jr.
 Thomas H. Broadus Jr. of Baltimore and Nantucket died on Monday, Aug. 17 while on vacation in Europe. He was 60. 
 Mr. Broadus joined T. Rowe Price Associates in 1966. He served as vice president of the T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund; executive vice president of the T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund, and vice president and trustee of the T. Rowe Price Associates Foundation. 
 Mr. Broadus earned a bachelor's degree from Washington and Lee University, a master's in business administration from Harvard Business School, and a master's in liberal arts from John Hopkins University. He served in the Navy from 1961 to 1964. He also completed the Stanford Executive Program and earned Chartered Investment Counselor (CIC) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) accreditations. 
 Mr. Broadus served as a trustee for the Baltimore Community Foundation, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Walters Art Gallery, and Washington and Lee University. He served on the finance committee of the Robert Garrett Fund for the Surgical Treatment of Children, and he chaired the investment committees of the Baltimore Community Foundation and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. He served on the boards of both the Gilman School and the Bryn Mawr School. He taught business courses at the University of Tennessee and Loyola College in Baltimore. 
 Mr. Broadus is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; his son, Thomas H. Broadus III of Philadelphia, Pa.; his daughter, Lucy Eastwood Broadus of Baltimore; and his brother, Arthur Broadus of New Haven, Conn. 
 A memorial service was held on Friday at St. Paul's Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Broadus's name to Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. or to the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. 

Thomas Clogher Maloney
 Thomas Clogher Maloney, a retired naval officer and manager of Submarine Undersea Warfare Analysis for General Dynamics, died of a heart attack Aug. 15 at Fairfax Hospital in Fairfax, Va. He was 61. 
 Captain Maloney was born on Nantucket on Nov. 8, 1936, and began his early childhood education in the Nantucket schools. His father, the late Richard C. Maloney, taught school for nearly two decades on Nantucket, was the first principal of the Cyrus Peirce school, and in his retirement, was a contributor to The Inquirer and Mirror. His mother, the late Marguerite McHugh Maloney, taught special education in the Nantucket school system, and worked with her husband to help establish the Nantucket chapter of the AARP and the Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs in the 1970s.  
 During World War II, Captain Maloney moved with his family to Amesbury, and then to Virginia Beach, Va. and Whidbey Island, Wash. His family settled in Manhattan, Kan. where his father worked for Milton S. Eisenhower at Kansas State University. The family followed Mr. Eisenhower in 1950 to Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pa., where Captain Maloney graduated from high school in 1954. 
 Captain Maloney graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1958 and served on active duty for 30 years, retiring in 1988. His Naval career included operational service on the USS Randolph (CVA-15), the USS Sailfish (SS 572), the USS Swordfish (SSN 579), and the USS Spadefish (SSN 668). He served as Commanding Officer of the U.S. Naval Nuclear Power School, Bainbridge, Maryland (1971-1974); USS Baton Rouge (SSN 689) (1974-1978); the Naval Submarine Support Facility, New London, Conn. (1978-1980); and as Commander, Submarine Squadron Four, Charleston, S.C. (1980-1982). He also served in staff and shore assignments involving submarine operations and naval intelligence in Norfolk, Va. and at the Pentagon. 
 Captain Maloney's awards include the Legion of Merit (five awards), the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Navy Commendation Medal (two awards). 
 After his retirement from the Navy, Captain Maloney became a widely recognized, highly respected expert in national security affairs, and in naval and undersea warfare matters. He served on the National Academy of Sciences Naval Studies Board, as well as on several other government-sponsored panels that examine national security and submarine issues. Since 1990 he served as the General Dynamics staff expert in these areas. 
 A resident of Fairfax since 1984, Captain Maloney had many passions in his life - his family, the U.S. Navy, reading, music and the arts, and his beloved Nantucket Island. A man of deep love and faith, he was a member of St. Philip Church in Falls Church, Va. 
 Captain Maloney is survived by Mary Jo, his loving wife of 39 years; five children, Thomas C. Maloney, Jr. of Alexandria, Va., Anne M. Ryan of Monroe, Conn., Catherine T. Maloney of Reston, Va., Julia R. Kitzerow of Stafford, Va., and David M. Maloney of Manassas, Va.; seven grandchildren, Connor, Sarah, Colleen, Andrew, Patrick, Alison, and Matthew; his sister and brother, Mary R. Conover of Rockville, Md., and Richard C. Maloney Jr. of Wallingford, Pa. Captain Maloney was predeceased by granddaughter Emily. 
 A Mass of Christian burial was held on Friday, Aug. 21, 1998 in Burke, Va. Interment will take place today at the Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.

Bryan Charles Nattsas
 Bryan Charles Nattsas of Timberlake, Lynchburg, Va. and Nantucket, died Aug. 20. He was 35. 
  Born April 12, 1963 in Bedford, Mr. Nattsas was the son of Stephen and Phyllis Croft Nattsas. He was an artist and entrepreneur with a home management and restoration business on Nantucket. 
 In addition to his parents, Bryan is survived by a sister, Heather Nattsas of Richmond, Va.; a paternal grandmother, Bernice O. Nattsas, Skokie, Ill.; Godparents, Lynda and Doug Moses of Bedford; and many family and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, William and Mary F. Croft and his paternal grandfather, Stephen C. Nattsas. 
 A memorial service was held Sunday at Carder-Tharp Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Carl H. Douglass, Jr. officiating. 
 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Campbell County Rescue Squad or a charity of choice.

Livingston Day (Pete) Watrous
 Livingston Day (Pete) Watrous, a former director of the Nantucket Land Council and a longtime Nantucket resident, died after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998 at his home in Sconset. He was 82. 
 Mr. Watrous was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of Colonel Livingston Watrous. As a youth he lived in New York, Washington, and Boston, and in 1919 he and his family began summering on the island, first spending time in Nantucket town, then moving out to Sconset where they bought property. 
 Mr. Watrous attended Kent School in Kent, Conn., then obtained a bachelor of arts from Princeton University in 1938 and a master's degree from Columbia University in 1939. 
 In 1940 Mr. Watrous joined the American Foreign Service and was assigned to two consulates on the Mexican border. From there he went to diplomatic posts in San Jose, Costa Rica; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Lisbon, Portugal; Paris, France; and Madrid, Spain. His last assignment was as Consul General at Capetown, South Africa. Early on in his career, he received diplomas from the NATO Defense College in Paris and from the U.S. Army War College. 
 Upon his retirement in 1971, Mr. Watrous moved permanently to Nantucket, where he became active in civic affairs. At various times he served as a director of the Nantucket Land Council, a trustee of the Cottage Hospital, and on boards of the Nantucket Arts Council, the Sconset Trust, and the Siasconset Civic Association. And from 1972 to 1994, he worked as either the manager or the buyer for Mitchell's Book Corner. 
 Until last summer, Mr. Watrous kept up an extremely high level of tennis, and at the Sconset Casino he and his partner in mixed doubles, Val Hodges, spent decades dominating the competition. 
 Mr. Watrous is survived by his wife Alicia; three children, Livingston of Buffalo, N.Y., Patricia of Tucson, Ariz., Peter of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and one stepson, Robert Johnson of Harrisburg, Pa.; and three grandchildren. 
 There will be no services. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mr. Watrous's memory to the Nantucket Land Council, 4 N. Water St., P.O. Box 502, Nantucket, Mass. 02554.

David Berry
 David Berry, a professional actor for the past 22 years, of Ridgefield, Conn. and a former summer resident of Nantucket, died of cancer on Sunday, Aug. 30, 1998. He was 60. 
  Born on Aug. 3, 1938, Mr. Berry came to Ridgefield from New York, N.Y., where he appeared in television, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway productions and filmed numerous television commercials. His longest-running role was as Alex, star meat cutter for The Kroger Company, the nation's largest supermarket chain, with stores primarily in the Midwest and the South. For the past 13 years, he appeared in the store's television commercials, presided at store openings, attended state fairs and was featured in parades, including the Kentucky Derby and Indianapolis 500 parades. 
 Mr. Berry was born in Rochester, N.Y., the son of the late John and Helen Berry. He earned his undergraduate degree at Ithaca College and his master's degree in drama at Syracuse University. Before pursuing an acting career, he was sales manager for WHEC-TV in Rochester. 
 Mr. Berry was a member of Screen Actors Guild, Actor's Equity Association and St. Stephen's Church, where he was very active. 
 Mr. Berry is survived by his wife of 27 years, the former Linda Hitchcock of Clinton, N.Y.; a daughter, Dayna Williams of Kailua, Hawaii; a son, John David Berry of Huntington Beach, Calif.; several nieces and nephews; two brothers, George of Cheektowaga, N.Y. and Dean of Rochester; his brother-in-law, Paul Hitchcock of Wellington, Fla.; as well as his stepmother, Mary Berry, also of Rochester. 
 A memorial service was held on Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998 at St. Stephen's Church in Ridgefield, the Rev. John R. Gilchrist, rector. 
 In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Berry's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, or a charity of choice. 

Arthur Jacobsen
 Arthur Jacobsen, former senior vice president of the JC Penney Company, died on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998 after a lengthy illness. Mr. Jacobsen, formerly of Morristown N.J., lived in Vero Beach, Fla. and Nantucket. He was 76. 
 Mr. Jacobsen began his career with Citibank in New York. In 1955 he joined JC Penney, where he worked as treasurer, later becoming senior vice president, director of consumer financial services, and chairman of the board of JC Penney Financial Corp. He served on the board of directors of numerous companies, was a trustee of the Overlook Hospital in Summit, N.J. and the Morris Museum in Morristown, N.J. 
 Mr. Jacobsen, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University, was a former president of the Princeton Alumni Association of Nantucket and was a member of the Nantucket Yacht Club. In Florida, he was a member of the Riomar Bay Yacht Club, the Vero Beach Country Club, the Princeton Club of Vero Beach and also of St. Augustine Episcopal Church. 
 Mr. Jacobsen is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Sayford Jacobsen; two children, Mrs. William A. Durkin II, of Darien, Conn., and Bruce Sayford Jacobsen, of Seattle, Wash.; seven grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Jacobsen, of Wheaton, Ill. He was predeceased by his oldest son, Peter Dunn Jacobsen, who died in 1962. 
 A memorial service for Mr. Jacobsen is scheduled for November at St. Augustine's Church in Vero Beach. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Hospice of VNA, 1111 36th St., Vero Beach, 32960 or a hospice of your choice. 

Eryk Larson
 Eryk Larson died on Monday, Aug. 24, 1998 at his home in Kerrville, Texas. He was 55. 
 Mr. Larson was born on Jan. 16, 1943 in Taunton and raised on Nantucket, where he attended school, graduating from Nantucket High School in 1961. During his youth he was active in Boys and Girls Club activities and Whaler football. 
 Mr. Larson served a brief stint in the U.S. Army, where he was injured in a helicopter accident. He then settled in Maryland and later Florida, before returning to Nantucket in 1982. 
 On Nantucket, Mr. Larson was a carpenter and builder, eventually owning his own company, doing restoration work for First Winthrop Corp. While living on Nantucket he pursued many interests, including golf, making lightship baskets, fishing, and spending time with his many friends. It was on Nantucket that he met his wife, Verne Koch. They were married in the garden of the Jared Coffin House on Aug. 18, 1989. 
 In 1993 the couple moved to Kerrville, Texas. It was there that Eryk worked as a realtor before enrolling in Schreiner College, where he majored in computer and business administration. He maintained a B average and was on the dean's list. 
 Mr. Larson is survived by his wife, Verne; mother Janina Larson of Largo, Fla.; his sister Karen; brother and sister-in-law Arnold, Jr. and Nancy; niece Rachel; his stepchildren Jennifer and Ron Lubke and James Koch. He was predeceased by his father, Arnold Sr., who died in 1992. 
 A donation in Mr. Larson's memory may be made to The Nantucket Boys and Girl Club or the charity of choice. 

Helen M. O'Keefe
 Helen M. O'Keefe of San Jose, Calif. a long time visitor to Nantucket, died on Friday, Aug. 21, 1998 after a long illness. 
 Mrs. O'Keefe is survived by her husband William of San Jose; her son, William O'Keefe of Nantucket; and her grandchildren, William and Margarite Anderson and Michael and Kelly O'Keefe. 

George Parks Stinchfield
 George Parks Stinchfield died on Sunday, Aug. 30, 1998 in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 84. 
  Born in Orono, Maine, Mr. Stinchfield owned Stinchfield Inc. with shops in Edgartown, Sarasota and Palm Beach Fla., and Nantucket, where he spent the summer. 
 Mr. Stinchfield is survived by his brother John as well as nieces, nephews and friends. His ashes will be buried in the family plot in Maine. 

Katherine von Zumbusch
 Katherine von Zumbusch of Princeton, N.J. and Nantucket died Friday, Aug. 21, 1998 at the Medical Center at Princeton. She was 89. 
 Wife of the late Peter von Zumbusch and daughter of the late Emile L. Bornemann and Marie Kidde Bornemann of Montclair, N.J. and Nantucket, Mrs. von Zumbusch was born Nov. 26, 1908 in Montclair, N.J. She lived in Montclair until 1989. Since then she has lived in Princeton. A long time summer resident of 11 Hussey St., she first came to Nantucket in 1910. 
 Mrs. von Zumbusch is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Sheila von Zumbusch of Princeton; a daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Ronald Uhlin of Mendham, N.J.; five grandchildren and a brother, Carl Bornemann of Falls Village, Conn. and Nantucket. 
 Private services were held Tuesday, Aug. 25 at Trinity Church in Princeton. 
 Memorial contributions may be sent to the Nantucket Conservation Foundation, P.O. Box 13, Nantucket, Mass. 02554.

Paul V. Conway
 Paul V. Conway of Waltham died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998 in the New England Medical Center in Boston. He was 67. 
  Born in Nantucket, Mr. Conway was the son of the late Francis and Mary Catherine (McDougal) Conway. He had lived most of his life in Waltham. He was a graduate of Nantucket High School. A veteran of the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was the first person from Nantucket to be accepted into the Massachusetts State Police where he served until 1980 when he retired as a lieutenant. From 1981 until 1996, he was a police officer at MIT. 
 Mr. Conway is survived by his wife, Alexandra (Terrio); a son, Dr. Laurence A. Conway of Milton; a daughter, Jane V. Conway of Waltham; grandson Alex Conway; sisters, Janet Conway of Nantucket and Florence Ott of Virginia; a brother, Stanley Conway of Nantucket and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and brothers, Donald Conway and John Conway. 
 The funeral will be held today, Sept. 17 at 8 a.m. at the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main St. in Waltham followed by a funeral Mass in Saint Mary's Church at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham. 
 Donations in Mr. Conway's memory may be made to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 265, Burlington, MA 01803-0465. 

Aubrey Harstad Corliss
 Aubrey Harstad Corliss died in her sleep on Monday, Aug. 31, 1998 in Corvallis, Ore. She was 94. 
 Mrs. Corliss was born in Ellis, S.D. on Sept. 19, 1903 to Edward O. and Lillian A. Harstad. She traveled with her family by covered wagon eastward to Fairbault, Minn., where she completed high school. She married Reed Corliss on Aug. 11, 1923 in Sioux Falls, S.D. The couple lived in southern California for about 30 years, on an Arizona ranch for about 18 years, before moving to Corvallis, Ore. in 1973. 
 During World War II, Mrs. Corliss was very proud to have worked as a "Rosie the Riveter," helping to build the P-51 Mustang airplane. She also volunteered for the Selective Service Board, the Rationing Boards and for Civil Defense, and was active for many years as an election board official, in the PTA and as a Cub Scout den mother. 
 Mrs. Corliss enjoyed reading, gardening, rock hounding and hunting arrowheads and pottery shards in Arizona. She never lost her great sense of curiosity about the world around her or her great love of learning which she passed on to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 
 Mrs. Corliss is survived by a daughter, Jane Walton of Nantucket; a son, John B. (Jack) Corliss of Budapest, Hungary; grandsons Bill Walton of Tucson, Ariz., John Walton of Kirkland, Wash. and Donovan Corliss of San Francisco, Calif.; granddaughters, Lynn Shannon of Lake Oswego, Ore., Susie Walton of Evergreen, Colo., Julie Corliss of Arlington and Liana Corliss of Portland, Ore. and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her elder son Roger in 1973 and by her beloved husband of 67 years in December 1990. 
 Private services have been held by Mrs. Corliss's family. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Aubrey H. Corliss Memorial Fund at the Corvallis-Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis, OR 97330. 

Louis "Lou" C. Krauthoff
 Longtime summer resident Louis "Lou" C. Krauthoff died on Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998 in Stuart, Fla. He was 81. 
  Born in 1917 in Montclair, N.J., Mr. Krauthoff attended the Lawrenceville School and was valedictorian at Pelham High School in 1935. He graduated from Williams College in 1939 and attended Harvard Law School for two years before the outbreak of World War II. 
 In 1942 Mr. Krauthoff joined the Army Air Corps and became a flight instructor. He was part of the French Pilots' Training Program, spending the last year of the war as a squadron commander and deputy group commander. The French government decorated him with Brevet Militaire de Pilote d'Avion. 
 After the war, Mr. Krauthoff completed his law studies at Boston University. He then joined the H.D. Catty Corp. of Norwalk, Conn. and New York, serving as executive vice president from 1951 until 1955. Moving to Washington, D.C., he began a career as an economist. He worked for the Committee for National Trade Policy from 1956 until 1964. During this time he studied at American University, earning a master's degree and then a doctorate in economics. 
 In 1964 he joined the office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations in the Executive Office of the President. There he worked as chairman of the Trade Information Committee and then chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Consumer Education Council. In 1974 he briefly retired from government service. During this time he joined the board of directors of the Macke Company. In 1975 he joined The Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, serving as its assistant staff director from 1977 until his retirement in 1983. He also was the director of the committee's Special Study on Economic Change between 1979 and 1981. 
 Throughout his life Mr. Krauthoff was an avid sportsman. He played at the National Tennis Championship in Forest Hills as a junior. He also played amateur golf throughout his life, winning many tournaments. He won the Club Championship at Sankaty Head Golf Club six times, in 1952, 1960, 1969, 1973, 1976 and 1980. He also served as club president from 1966 to 1968. At the time of his death he was a member of Mariner Sands Country Club in Stuart, Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. and Sankaty Head. 
 Over the years, Mr. Krauthoff served on the boards of a number of trade and charitable organizations. In the 1980s he was counsel for the board of trustees of the National Association of Search and Rescue. He became active with the Nantucket Conservation Foundation in 1965, just two years after the foundation's inception. 
 His love of Nantucket and its moorlands was reflected in his enthusiastic participation in a plan initiated by his wife Tabitha "Tibs" Krauthoff. Together they were responsible for land gifts to the foundation that spanned three decades. As a result, 1,462 acres of unspoiled open space have been permanently protected in the island's Middle Moors. In 1983, following a tradition established years before by his wife, he joined the foundation's board in which he served as an active trustee, committee member and advisor until the time of his death. 
 Mr. Krauthoff is survived by three sons, Philip Krauthoff of Stuart, Paul Krauthoff of Hancock, N.H. and Carl Krauthoff of Plains, Mont.; a stepson, Robert Dumper of Oakland, Calif.; three grandchildren, Keith Krauthoff, Jocelyn Krauthoff and Vanessa Krauthoff and three step-grandchildren, David Dumper, Audrey Dumper and Adam Dumper. He was predeceased by his wife Tabitha Turner Krauthoff. 
 A memorial service will be held on June 23, 1999 at the Sconset Union Chapel. Memorial donations may be made in Mr. Krauthoff's name to the Nantucket Conservation Foundation, P.O. Box 13, Nantucket, MA 02554. 

Hauthaway Mabbett
 Hauthaway Mabbett died on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998 at the Judson Retirement Community in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 84. 
 Mr. Mabbett was a retired banker for Suffolk Franklin Bank in Boston before retiring in 1979. Raised in Boston, he was very active in boating and yacht racing. He competed as a youth in 12-meter races and as an adult in yacht races. 
 Formerly of Hingham, Mr. Mabbett was a long time resident of Naples, Fla. and spent many summers on Nantucket. He was an active member of the Hingham Yacht Club, the Cohasset Golf Club, the Pacific Club of Nantucket, the Spanish Wells Country Club of Naples and the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham. 
 Mr. Mabbett was predeceased by his wife, Anita L. Mabbett and grandson Benjamin Lane Mabbett. He is survived by his children, Hauthaway Mabbett Jr. of Rocksbury, Conn., Lane Mabbett of Natick and Lisa Hamerstone of Shaker Heights, Ohio; and his grandchildren, Amanda Mabbett, Lane Mabbett Jr., Christian Hamerstone, Alexander Hamerstone and Sarah Hamerstone. 
 A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Hingham Cemetery, behind the Old Ship Church. 

Frederic W. Ness
 Frederic W. Ness, a 30-year resident of Sconset, died of cancer in Annapolis, Md. on Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998. He was 84. 
 Dr. Ness, a native of York, Pa., graduated from Dickinson College and the University of Cincinnati. He received his doctorate in English literature from Yale University and was the recipient of 15 honorary degrees. 
 After teaching at Yale and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, where he had studied music for many years, Dr. Ness served four years in the Naval Reserve during World War II, including a tour of duty as a faculty member at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1942 and 1943. 
 Upon his discharge, Dr. Ness became assistant to the vice chancellor and secretary of New York University, where he also taught in the English department. In 1952, he accepted the positions of dean, vice president, and professor of humanities at his alma mater, Dickinson College. In 1960 he returned to New York as vice president of Long Island University and subsequently of Hofstra University. In 1964 he moved to California to assume the presidency of the state university at Fresno, California. 
 From Fresno, Dr. Ness accepted the presidency of the Association of American Colleges (now the Association of American Colleges and Universities) in Washington, D.C., in 1969, where he remained until his retirement a decade later. He then became the founding director of the Presidential Search Consultation Service, with which he had maintained an affiliation until a few years before his death. 
 Dr. Ness published a number of books and articles and served on a wide range of academic, civic and cultural boards. He was an active member of the Sconset Civic Association. He also served on the board of Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts from which he received the Dr. Edward J. Anderson Award for Distinguished Patronage and was named as one of the two first honorees. Later, he served on the board of directors at Ginger Cove, where he resided. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa, and of the Cosmos Club of Washington, D.C., as well as the Annapolis Yacht Club. 
 In addition to his family, important interests in Dr. Ness's life were sculpture - his works were in a number of exhibitions - and sailing on his favorite body of water, Chesapeake Bay. 
 Dr. Ness was predeceased in 1994 by his wife of 32 years, Eleanor H. Ness. His former wife of 15 years, Dore Roberts, predeceased Dr. Ness in 1959. He is survived by his five daughters: Lynne Jones of Tarrytown, N.Y.; Diane Dent of Adelaide, Australia; Merryl Carlsson of Waukesha, Wis.; and Melanie Ness and Brook Hedge, both of Washington, D.C. and by eight grandchildren. 
 In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, 17013, the Sconset Union Chapel, P.O. Box 201, Siasconset, MA, 02565 or to the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD, 21401. 

Helen M. O'Keefe
 Helen M. O'Keefe of San Jose, Calif., a long time visitor to Nantucket, died on Friday, Aug. 21, 1998 after a long illness. 
 Mrs. O'Keefe is survived by her husband William of San Jose; her son, William O'Keefe of Nantucket; her daughter, Eileen Anderson of San Jose; and her grandchildren, William and Margarite Anderson and Michael and Kelly O'Keefe. 

Joan M. (Davis) Pine
 Joan M. (Davis) Pine, a resident of Taunton for the past 42 years, died at home on Monday, Sept. 7, 1998 after a short illness. She was 66. 
 Mrs. Pine was born on Nantucket and was the wife of Raymond Pine. In April they celebrated their 48th anniversary. She was a devoted homemaker, wife and mother. 
 Mrs. Pine is survived by her husband; a daughter, Geraldine of North Smithfield, R.I.; three grandchildren, Stacy, Jonathan and Micah of Rhode Island; a sister, Marion Reith of Hyannis; a twin brother, Joseph Davis of Nantucket; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Charles, Leo and Michael Davis; and a sister, Theresa Chamber. 
 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Pine's memory to the Marla Lamb Fund, c/o Nantucket Cottage Hospital, 57 Prospect St., Nantucket, MA 02554. 

Nancy Catherine (Howes) Stackpole
 Nancy Catherine (Howes) Stackpole died at her Nantucket home on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998. She was 58. 
 Mrs. Stackpole was born on Aug. 13, 1940. She was the daughter of the late Arthur J. Howes and the late Marion L. Howes Rogerson and the stepdaughter of Charles F. Rogerson. 
 Mrs. Stackpole graduated from Nantucket High School, a member of the class of 1958. She married Thomas J. Stackpole a year later. She was employed by the First National from the 1960s through the 1980s. She was also employed at Wee Whalers during the 1980s and Nantucket High School during the 1980s and 1990s. 
 Mrs. Stackpole lived her life on Nantucket with the brief exception of seven years spent in Meriden, Conn. She enjoyed knitting and cooking. She had a great love for children and spent much of her life working with them. She was involved with the Angler's Club and was also a Girl Scout Leader during the late 1960s and early 1970s. 
 Mrs. Stackpole was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her husband; her step-father; a daughter and son-in-law, Kimberley and John O'Hara of South Dartmouth; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Jacqueline Stackpole of Franklin; a sister, Susan Widger of Nantucket; grandchildren Lindsey and Meghan O'Hara and Christopher and Brooke Stackpole; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. 
 A service was held Sept. 12 at the First Congregational Church. 
 Donations may be made in Mrs. Stackpole's memory to Nantucket Cottage Hospital, 57 Prospect St., Nantucket, MA 02554 or to the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club, P.O. Box 269, Nantucket, MA 02554.