Alumni/ae Deaths

Dr. Quentin L. Hand (GRS ’60, STH ’60)

Quentin Lamoin Hand passed away peacefully at the age of 96. Loving family members had been at his side for the last days of his life. Quentin was born and raised in the small northern Indiana town of Akron. He went to Indiana University where he graduated with honors in 1945, with a Bachelor of […]

Reverend James B. Fulmer (STH ’64)

James Benjamin “J.B.” Fulmer, 89, of Orlando, FL passed away on February 12, 2021. Born on September 29, 1931, in Newberry, SC, J.B.’s passion for music was fostered all his life. He was a soloist in numerous programs, had a weekly radio program titled “When Song Is Sweet” in high school, and enlisted in the […]

Reverend Patricia P. Adams (STH ’89)

Rev. Patricia P. “Pat” Adams, 94, formerly of Granite Point, died early Friday morning, Nov. 27, 2020 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. Pat was born Anne Patricia Parker in Fitchburg, Mass. on Dec. 19, 1925, to Verne C. and Dorothy (Sutton) Parker. She and her older brother, Jack, enjoyed a loving childhood, despite […]

Dr. Nancy R. Dickson (STH ’57)

Nancy Dickson was a Florida Cracker who was born at the height of the Depression on July 18, 1933, at the Orange General Hospital in downtown Orlando, Florida. She was the youngest of four girls born into Duane Whitney Hadsell (Red) of Massachusetts and Constance Follett (Connie) of London, England. Her parents had met in […]

Dr. G. Clarke Chapman, Jr. (STH ’59, GRS ’63)

Born in California and trained at Boston University, Clarke Chapman served on the faculty of The Department of Religion at Moravian College for his entire career, from 1963 until his retirement in 2006. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ardis Leone Vetesk Chapman, a brother David, three daughters Martha, Gretchen, and Susannah, […]

Reverend Barbara Kszystyniak (STH ’00)

Barbara Kszystyniak, 71, formerly of Fairhaven passed away at home peacefully Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Emile and Cecile (Poisson) Kszystyniak, she lived in Wells, ME. Barbara touched many lives as an inhalation therapist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and later as a Methodist minister after obtaining her […]

Reverend Dr. Darnell C. McCauley (STH ’57)

Dr. Darnell C. McCauley, 95, widower of the late Clara Coleman McCauley, transitioned from this world peacefully on Saturday, January 16, 2021 in New Haven, CT. He formerly resided in Providence, RI before relocating to New Haven in 2015. Darnell was born November 25, 1925, in Stone Mountain, GA to the late Chester and Viola […]

Reverend Peter A. Parent (STH ’99)

Rev. Peter A. Parent, 70, of Fall River passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021, peacefully at home. He was the loving husband of Patricia A. (Hammond) Parent with whom he had shared 46 years of marriage. Born in Winchendon, MA, he was a son of the late Phillip B. and Elizabeth E. (Frazier) Parent. Rev. […]

Reverend Bartlett C. Beavin (STH ’66)

The Reverend Bartlett C. Beavin, died Sunday, December 20, 2020. He and his wife, Helen I. Beavin came to Morehead from Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 2019 to be closer to family. Bart was born in Monroe, Wisconsin, the youngest child of The Reverend Thomas S. and Lizzette (Alt) Beavin. He spent his boyhood in Richland […]

Reverend Vernon C. Nichols (STH ’56, STH ’57)

Vernon Charles Nichols died peacefully with much appreciated help from Hospice at his home in Portland OR.  He had suffered from myasthenia gravis since 2009 and was recently diagnosed with leukemia. He was born in Fort Covington, NY to Bertha Neal Nichols and Vernon C. Nichols.  His parents and their families were from the Piedmont […]