BU Wheelock honors the memory of our alumni, students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Carolyn Graves Rohe
November 2023: Carolyn Graves Rohe’89, EdD
August 14, 2023: Jon Henner (Wheelock’15)
Gail Aldrich Ward
July 24, 2023: Gail Aldrich Ward (Wheelock’57)
Barbara Curtis Baker
Anne Van Rensselaer Tremper Hall
Josanne 'Jo' Farkas
May 28, 2023: Josanne “Jo” Farkas (Wheelock’49,’60)
George E. Port, Jr.
Marilyn (Rupinski) Rotondo
Marilyn (Rupinski) Rotondo Wheelock’68
Ellen Haebler Skove
Ellen Haebler Skove, nee Ellen Christine Haebler. Born January 6, 1928; died August 9, 2022, age 94.
Ellen was born in the Bronx, NY and raised in Pelham, NY and Milwaukie, WI. She was a graduate of Wheelock College, where she majored in early childhood education. She remained an avid supporter of the college over many decades, serving on the board of trustees, and spearheading many expansions and projects. She married Philip Skove of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1950 and resided for over 50 years in Darien, CT, as well as in Key Largo, FL. Her beloved family included three daughters, four grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.
Barbara E. Fargo
Gaylen B. Kelley and Glenice Kelley
Dr. Gaylen B. Kelley (SED ’54, ’59), Professor Emeritus and former administrator at the BU School of Education, passed away recently due to complications from Covid-19. Dr. Kelley began his teaching career at BU in 1959 and was Chair of the Educational Media and Technology department. He retired after 40 years of service to the University. On May 2, 2002,the School of Education dedicated the Gaylen B. Kelley Distance Education Laboratory in his honor. Glenice Kelley, Dr. Kelley’s wife and life-long companion, passed away two days after her husband. They celebrated 66 loving years of marriage together.
Joan Snook Timm
Sara Sibley Lenhart
Paula Menyuk and Roselmina “Lee” Indrisano
The BU Wheelock community mourns the loss of two of its long-time members, former faculty members Dr. Paula Menyuk and Dr. Roselmina “Lee” Indrisano. Read more.