T H E T H I R T I E
'39 Allen W.
Stewart was elected to the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Bible
Society as vice president of the East region.
T H E F O R T I E
Daniel Petruzzi recently authored a book titled "My War--Against the Land
of My Ancestors." Published by Fusion Press, the book captures his experiences
as an Italian-American soldier during World War II stationed at the front
throughout the Italian campaign.
'42 Several Muhlenberg
alums attended Ed Robertson's 80th birthday bash at the Citrus Club in
Orlando, Fla. last December, including Ed's Muhlenberg roommate Roger
Jamieson. Elaine Huber '75 and Loran Duemmel Staehle '75 also showed
up for the party, wearing Roger's Muhlenberg varsity letter sweaters, which he
had given them in 1973. Loran writes, "I may be prejudiced, but I thought the
highlight of the celebration was the four of us singing the Muhlenberg Alma
L-R: Loran Duemmel Staehle '75, Edward
Robertson '42, Elaine Huber '75, and Roger Jamieson '42.
O'Hara, who lives in Holmdel, N.J. with his wife Roberta, is
hoping to get in touch with members of the class of 1948. Email
Edward at email@example.com.
T H E F I F T I E
'52 While traveling with
his wife, Joan, in South America in March, the Rev. Richard R. Boyer
preached in Spanish at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church in La Plata, Argentina--a
congregation he founded in 1957. Pastor Boyer's oldest son, Michael '76,
was present at the organization of St. Timothy's in 1957 and his second son,
Rev. Timothy '79, was the first infant baptism. Local Pastor Judith Van
Osdol-Hansen and the bishop of the Argentine Lutheran Church presided at this
'54 Listing his home
port as New York City, Captain Maurry J. Schoff says he is beginning his
seventh year as a captain with the World Yacht Division of New York Cruise Lines
and has no plans to retire. When on land, Maurry resides in Mahwah, N.J.
Music-lover George Lachenauer writes that he recently enjoyed a
performance of Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro" that featured baritone Don
Sheasley '56. He also reports that Don, who was an active member of the
Muhlenberg Chapel Choir, recently released a CD titled "Warm as Autumn Light."
'59 Tom Schaeffer
reports that after 41 years of teaching, he celebrated his retirement with a
bash that included "Little All-American" George Bibighaus '47, Dick King,
Dale Ott, Edith (Mitchell) Dally '71 and his son Matt '91. Tom
writes that although he is retired, he is coaching golf for the Lehighton (Pa.)
Area School District.