Ebb & Flow

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IN MEMORIAM: Philip F. W. Peck

Philip F. W. Peck, age 92 of Avon died on May 10, 2011. Philip resided in West Hartford for 34 years prior to moving to Simsbury and then Avon. Born in 1919, in Chicago, IL, he was a direct descendant of Philip F. W. Peck, one of the first settlers of Chicago. He grew up in Lake Forest, IL and …

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IN MEMORIAM: Marcie Madden

Marcie Madden died December 4, 2010 in Boston, MA. Beloved mother, wife and friend, she will be greatly missed. She is survived by her husband, Edward Madden, and her two children, Caroline and Sayles Braga. A memorial service will be held for her at the Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York City on December 15th, 2010 at 1:30 …

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IN MEMORIAM: Jane Merryweather Harris

Published in The New York Times: October 24, 2010 Jane Merryweather Harris, a Salisbury, CT resident for 63 years, died peacefully at Sharon Hospital surrounded by her family on October 18, 2010. Mrs. Harris, 88, was the wife of the late David Farnum Harris for 61 years until his death in 2004. Mrs. Harris was born in Denver, Colorado on …

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IN MEMORIAM: Margaret ‘Peggy’ Salvage Taliaferro

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Salvage Taliaferro of Jupiter Island, FL died peacefully surrounded by family on October 2, 2010. She was the daughter of Sir Samuel and Lady Salvage and the widow of C. Champe Taliaferro. She is survived by four children, Phyllis Wells, James Polk, Charles Taliaferro, and Barclay Marcell, two step-sons James Taliaferro and Robin Taliaferro, a sister Magdelaine Anthony, …

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IN MEMORIAM: Richard B. Thatcher

Published in the New York Times and Newsday November 28, 2010 Richard B. Thatcher of Huntington, New York and Fishers Island, New York, October 2010. Beloved husband of Jean M. Thatcher, devoted father of Catherine, James and Richard Thatcher, Jr. Survived by brothers Llewellyn and John Thatcher, niece and two nephews, and two granddaughters. Graduate of the Eaglebrook School, Hotchkiss (’58) …

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MEMORIAL SERVICE: Don Wilkinson

By now you have heard the tragic news regarding our friend Don Wilkinson. In the midst of our grief, family plans have been made for the services to honor his life. The memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, September 11 at 10 am at Mystic Congregational Church right across from CVS at the Civil War traffic circle in Mystic. This …

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IN MEMORIAM: Harry Estile Yerkes III

Harry Estile Yerkes III, of New York and Fishers Island, died peacefully at home on May 15. He was 83. Born in Scranton, Penn., Yerkes graduated from Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, N.J. and served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946 as a counterintelligence Japanese language interpreter. At Princeton University, he majored in politics, played squash, performed …

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