February 29, 2016 |
John Davenport Maine Jr., 54, of Wyndmoor, a former executive vice president at Janney Montgomery Scott, died of acute myeloid leukemia Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Known as "Jordie," Mr. Maine was a larger-than-life figure, especially in and around his native Chestnut Hill. He had battled leukemia for six months with such vigor that his friends were surprised when he died. He was known as a wonderful husband, friend, father, fisherman, business colleague, and lover of life.
December 20, 2015
But everyone calls him: Jamie. Title: Chairman. Home: Fort Washington. Family: Wife, Lisa Beth; daughters, Jane, 22, Anna, 18, Margaret, 16, Katie, 14. Diplomas: Chestnut Hill Academy; St. Joseph's University, finance; Notre Dame, master's in business administration. Weakness: Haagen-Dazs chocolate ice cream. Triathlon personal best: 2.4-mile swim, 113-mile bike ride, and 26.2-mile run in 9 hours, 54 minutes.
October 14, 2015 |
While a member of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, one of the oldest military units in the United States, Charles Lee McIlvaine III raised his hand to help with almost anything. When President Richard Nixon visited Philadelphia in the 1970s, Mr. McIlvaine served as one of his body guards from the troop. He volunteered for the Vietnam War. He gave 39 years of service to the National Guard. "It was a big part of his life," said his wife of 45 years, Susan McIlvaine. "Charlie was just always there to help anybody who needed it. " Mr. McIlvaine, 71, of Wyndmoor, a devoted military member and a retired employee of the insurance and financial sectors, died Tuesday, Sept.
October 3, 2015 |
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy has named a new head of school: Stephen L. Druggan, who grew up in Western Pennsylvania and has been a top administrator at private schools in Indonesia and Germany. His appointment, announced Thursday by SCH Academy's board of trustees, will take effect July 1, 2016. Druggan will succeed Mark Segar, who was named interim head after Priscilla Sands stepped down at the end of the last academic year to lead the Marlborough School, a girls' school in Los Angeles.
September 26, 2015
A story Wednesday incorrectly stated that Haverford School was going for a record fourth straight Inter-Ac League boys' soccer title this season. Chestnut Hill Academy won eight straight Inter-Ac titles between 1987 and 1994.
March 31, 2015 |
Morris "Mickey" Lloyd Jr., 77, of Philadelphia, an insurance executive who was active in alumni affairs for various educational institutions, died of a heart attack Monday, March 16, in Vero Beach, Fla. His family said Mr. Lloyd collapsed as he was about to tee off for a round of golf with his wife and daughter. The family maintains a condominium in Florida. Born in Philadelphia, he attended Chestnut Hill Academy but graduated from St. Paul's School in Concord, N.H., in 1956.
February 1, 2015 |
William W. McDowell Jr., 85, an architect from Chestnut Hill, died Monday, Jan. 19, of complications from dementia at Springfield Residence in Wyndmoor, where he had lived for seven years. Mr. McDowell was born in Chestnut Hill and attended Chestnut Hill Academy until ninth grade, when the school closed during World War II. He transferred and graduated from St. Andrews School in Middletown, Del. He was a member of the Class of 1951 at Princeton University, where he played rugby. Mr. McDowell went on to study architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1954 with high honors.
January 4, 2015 |
G. Clayton Kyle, 90, formerly of Chestnut Hill, a Philadelphia endocrinologist who specialized in treating diabetes, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, of complications from a subdural hematoma at Beaumont at Bryn Mawr. Dr. Kyle spent his entire career at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and served as the chairman of its medical board from 1977 until 1979. He rose to the level of clinical associate professor of medicine. Dr. Kyle's work centered on controlling the negative effects of diabetes.
August 6, 2014 |
FRIENDS OF RECENT college grads Pat Connaghan and Jess Koci are most likely green with envy. Connaghan, who played basketball at University of the Sciences, and Koci, who played at La Salle, are among 13 international athletes headed to Ireland this month thanks to Victory Scholarships they received through the Sport Changes Life Foundation. They will spend a year mentoring at-risk youth while playing ball and attending graduate business classes at the Institute of Technology in Carlow, about 50 miles south of Dublin.
January 18, 2014 |
J. Wayne Lee, 81, a Philadelphia commercial property manager who was a member of a venerable American family, died Thursday, Jan. 9, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Hill at Whitemarsh, Lafayette Hill. Mr. Lee had moved to the retirement facility in 2007 after living in Chestnut Hill for more than 40 years. A Philadelphia native, Mr. Lee was the son of P. Blair Lee, a Philadelphia banker who mirrored the family's commitment to public service through active volunteer work.