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Eleanor Cecile Rothe Hammond

Hammond—Eleanor Cecile Rothe Hammond, 94, on April 30, 2016, in Round Rock, Tex. Eleanor was born on January 22, 1922, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the only child of Frieda Schuster and Alexander M. Rothe. She grew up in Lynbrook, N.Y., spending… Read the rest
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James Metcalfe

Metcalfe—James Metcalfe, 93, on January 8, 2016, in Portland, Ore. Jim was born on August 16, 1922, in New Bedford, Mass., to Georgia and James Metcalfe. He graduated from Brown University and received his MD degree from Harvard. After his… Read the rest
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FM Mooberry

Mooberry—FM Mooberry, 85, on December 11, 2015, at home in Kendal at Longwood in Kennett Square, Pa. FM was born in 1930 in Albert Lea, Minn., in the hospital closest to her hometown of Northwood, Iowa. Growing up active in… Read the rest
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Marian Oakleaf

Oakleaf—Marian Oakleaf, 104, on April 3, 2016. Marian was born on January 22, 1912, in London, England, a twin daughter to Lily Marian Burton and Robert Oakleaf. Her mother was British, and her father was the son of German immigrants.… Read the rest
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Dana Louise Raphael

Raphael—Dana Louise Raphael, 90, on Feb. 2, 2016, in Westport, Conn., from complications of congestive heart failure. Dana was born on Jan. 5, 1926 in New Britain, Conn., the third child of Naomi Kaplan and Louis Raphael, founder of a… Read the rest
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Hanneliesel Reeves

Reeves—Hanneliesel Reeves, 88, on March 29, 2016, peacefully, at home in Mendocino, Calif. Hanneli was born on November 1, 1927, in Berlin, Germany, where growing up in a war-torn environment developed her strength and self-reliance. Trained as a master tailor… Read the rest

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Mercedes Tharam Richards

Richards—Mercedes Tharam Richards, 60, on February 3, 2016, in Hershey, Pa. Mercedes was born on May 14, 1955, in Kingston, Jamaica, to Quaker parents Phyllis and Frank Davis. When she was a child, her family traveled widely. Multi-talented, she studied… Read the rest
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Stokes Clement Swisher

Swisher—Stokes Clement Swisher, 85, on January 31, 2016, at home with family, in Falls Church, Va. Clem was born on September 23, 1930, in Glenside, Pa., and earned a bachelor’s in physics from Guilford College. He moved to Washington, D.C.,… Read the rest
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