In Memoriam

Sister Rita Walsh

We are sorry to inform you that Sister Rita Walsh (formerly Sister Anna David) who was Latin Teacher and Vice Principal in the 1950’s and 60’s died on August 14, 2021. Sister Rita loved her years at Bayley-Ellard and kept in touch with many alum. Please remember her in your prayers.

Chris Haynes (’81)

Christopher Leo Haynes, beloved husband of Maria Buongiorno Haynes and adored father of Zachary, Molly and Wyatt passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday May 1, 2021. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Toni’s Kitchen, 73 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ or New York City Rescue Mission, 90 Lafayette St. …

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Margaret Anne Glackin (’61)

Margaret Anne Wilton (nee Glackin), 77, passed away April 15, 2021, at home. Born in Summit, NJ, raised in Millburn, she was a graduate of Bayley-Ellard, HS and Montclair State College. She was a devoted and creative middle school English teacher. Margaret taught in Elizabeth, NJ and retired from the Chatham, NJ school district. In …

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Bunnie A. Bloomfield (’60)

We have received word that Bunnie Bloomfield passed away on February 4, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. Her obituary is online at

Robert Long (’59)

Robert W. Long, a graduate of Bayley Ellard in 1959, passed away in Durham, North Carolina on January 23, 2021. He leaves behind his wife, Ruth, and three children, Ann M. Renga of Durham, NC, Michael E. Long, Durham, NC and Scott A. Long, Hilliard, OH. He was retired from Jersey Central Power and Light …

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Ed Nauer (’61)

We have received word that Ed Nauer passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Stephens City, Virginia. Ed was a stellar athlete at Bayley, lettering in baseball, basketball, and football, and went on to graduate from St. Peter’s. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ed’s memory to Blue Ridge Hospice, …

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Mary Detaranto (’58)

We are saddened to report that Mary Detaranto Santia passed away on May 16th 2018. Mary was a licensed practical nurse at Saint Claire’s hospital in Denville for 44 years.

Jill Canham Schurlknight (’73)

Marsha Rockefeller Westropp wrote to let us know that Jill Canham Schurlknight passed away on October 31, 2016 of liver disease. Condolence cards may be sent to family at the following address: Mickey Schurlknight, 5885 Baltimore Avenue, Cocoa, FL 32927.

Carl Mayer (’62)

Matt Mayer wrote to inform of us the passing of his father, Carl H. Mayer (’62), a proud Bayley and University of Dayton graduate. Carl’s obituary: Carl Hugo Mayer Sr., son of Margaret and Charles Mayer, died Thursday, September 8, 2016 after a long battle with liver disease. Carl lived his life with a passion …

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Richard John Dowling (’68)

We have been informed by his wife, Susan Akers, that Richard J. Dowling (’68) passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016 after a long battle with prostate cancer. Susan and Richard went to a few reunions in recent years and he was always glad to catch up with folks he’d gone to school with at …

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