Alumni/ae Deaths

Reverend David Winslow Polhemus (STH’57)

This obituary was originally posted by The Laconia Daily Sun and can be found here. David Winslow Polhemus, 91, died Friday, April 10, 2024, in Rio Rancho, NM, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Woodsville, NH to Oscar and Helen Polhemus on December 12, 1932. He is a graduate of Indiana University, Boston […]

Reverend William Claude Fillingim (STH ’65)

This obituary was originally posted by Elliot Mortuary & Crematory and can be found here. William Claude Fillingim was gifted to the world on Christmas Day, December 25, 1937. He was the fourth of nine children born to A. E. “Nick” and Elaine (Waters) Fillingim in Pensacola, Florida. His parents and family instilled in him a love of […]

Dr. Mark Alexander Horton (STH ’86)

This obituary was originally posted by Green Valley News  and can be found here. Mark Alexander Horton died unexpectedly March 3, 2023 in his home in Green Valley. He was born on January 25, 1947 in Niagara Falls, New York, the son of the late George Kingsbury Horton and Mary Mateer Horton. In addition to his […]

Dr. Richard A. Hughes (GRS ’70, STH ’66)

This obituary was originally posted by Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation and Funeral Home and can be found here.  Richard Allan Hughes died on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at his residence in Williamsport.  He was born on July 30, 1941 as the only child of Rev. William E. Hughes and Dorothy M. Hughes in Batavia, New […]

Reverend Thomas S. Taylor (STH’57)

This obituary was provided to BUSTH by Reverend Thomas’s family.  Thomas S. Taylor, age 91, passed away Thursday morning, February 22, 2024, at Wesleyan Village in Elyria. Born May 24, 1932 in Shaker Heights, OH, Tom was the devoted husband of Nell (Jones) Taylor, father of Deborah (Marty)Taylor, Kathy Taylor, Dean (Shelley) Taylor, and Wesley […]

Dr. Morley F. Hodder (STH ’56, STH ’63)

This obituary was originally posted by Carnell’s Funeral Home and can be found here. Morley Francis Hodder passed away peacefully surrounded by love, on March 5, 2024 at the age of 95, after a brief illness at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital. He is predeceased by his beloved parents Frank and Rose Hodder, his precious wife Vera, and […]

Reverend Robert C. Wilson (STH ’61)

This obituary was originally posted by Kepple Graft Funeral Home Inc. and can be found here. Rev. Robert C. Wilson, 89, of Greensburg, died, Monday, March 11, 2024, at Select Specialty Hospital, Latrobe. He was born in Uniontown, March 5, 1935, a son of the late William Orris Wilson and Mary Elizabeth Jerrell Wilson. Prior to retirement, […]

Mrs. Darlene E. Jonas (STH ’60)

This obituary was originally posted by Groce Funeral Home & Cremation Service and can be found here. Darlene Evans Jonas, 89, was born on January 4, 1935 in Los Angeles, California to her mother Della May Evans. She passed away peacefully Friday, February 9, 2024 at RiverBend in Asheville, NC after bravely living with Parkinson’s disease for over […]