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Art Freidman crossed over the bar quietly, at home at 12:30AM Saturday January 12th. The family plans on having Memorial Service near (SEE NOTES BELOW) his home club, Delaware River Yacht Club, on Saturday February 9th starting at 3:00PM. In lieu of flowers they are requesting donations be made in his name to Sea Scouts Ship 484 9635 Milnor Street, Philadelphia, PA 19114 where he and his late wife, Lillian, support for many years of the lives together.
Art retired from volunteer services to the boating community and moved to Florida, After serving for many years as a Delegate and then on the Board of the CBYCA as a State Legislative Director for Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, . It was just a few weeks ago that we had conversations with him. Though the many years, Art attended our meetings even when certain medical aliments would have caused many of us to just stay home, but Art always was ready to serve and did so with astonishing detail to events or actions that could affect boaters everywhere.
We will Miss You Art.
When Caren Friedman met to discuss arrangements Delaware River YC realized that the club facility wouldn't be able to accommodate Art's friends and family comfortably, so we had to move to plan "B". It's literally next door to the club so finding it shouldn't be a problem. It is important that you RSVP to Caren so they'll know how to arrange the seating,
We've had a change in time and venue for my father's memorial service. It will still be held on Saturday, February, 9th, but it will begin at 3:00 pm and will take place at the Glen Foerd Mansion (see directions link below). If you could RSVP so I could get a sense of how many people will be attending, that would be really helpful. The service will be informal and we welcome anyone to feel free to share memories of my Dad.
THANK YOU - CAREN FRIEDMAN
Glen Foerd on the Delaware
5001 Grant Ave.
Philadelphia PA 19114
It has been reported that, P/C Bean has crossed over. we have no additional information. Please Report any information.
Don passed away this morning September 2, 2012. P/C Antos suffered for the past many years with Parkinson's and other ailments. Viewing will be at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Wednesday & Thursday followed by a funeral Friday.
Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc.
1050 York Road Towson, Maryland 21204.
We will post additional information on Sept 3rd as it becomes available. Rosalie Antos address 900 Stags Head Road, Towson, MD 21286
P/C Don Antos and wife Rosalie Both P/C Don and his wife contributed greatly to the operations of the CBYCA over the many years. After serving as Commodore they continued to be active with the organization as auditors and also participated in meeting and other events of the CBYCA. P/C Antos also served as Chaplain for several years. He was a great asset to us and will be missed. Rest in Peace Donald.
On September 2, 2012 Donald Whiteford Antos beloved husband of Rosalie East Antos; devoted father of Gail Johnson and husband Steven, Susan Bucklew and husband Bob and David Antos and wife Virginia; loving grandfather of Douglas Antos, Brian Antos, Matthew Bucklew, Natalie Johnson and Amanda Bucklew; dear brother of Pauline Watkins; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26) on Wednesday from 7 to 9 PM and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Donald’s name may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center; Johns Hopkins Hospital; One Charles Center; 100 N. Charles St.; Baltimore, MD 21201.
Frank McAfee Delegate Wissinoming Yacht Club Pennsylvania passes 7-26-2012
Frank McAfee was more than any other regular boater, he was a boating advocate with a dedication to improve conditions and speak up when ever he thought there was a wrong. Over the past many decades, Frank has attended, as a Delegate, nearly every meeting of the CBYCA, even too include Board meetings .
Frank has worked for better boating in other organizations such as the Boater Voter Coalition, Pennsylvania Boating Association and the Delaware River Yachtsmen's League. He was a distinguished member of Wissinoming Yacht Club and an officer of that club and the PBA for many years.
Always outspoken and always a friend, I will personally miss Frank at the table.
God Speed and "Have a good and Happy Day", his favorite salutation.
Sincerely, Jerry Donofrio Sr. P/C06
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Past Commodore Donald H. Burton
Tom Power passed away on November 29th, with family nearby. Tom was a long time supporter of the CBYCA . Tom was a Delegate from North Star Hunter Sailing Association since 1991. He attended nearly every meeting of the CBYCA all these years. Most recently he was our Historian and twice a recipient of the Linton E. Kilmon Award. He also served on many committees including Nominations Committee, Communications, Funds, Public Relations, Bylaws, Blue Book and Publicity. Tom was a Past Qualifications Officer and District Representative serving on the Board of Governors of the CBYCA. He lived his life for boating and will be forever missed on our ship.
Anges and Tom at last Commodore's Ball
Arrangements for Tom Power Funeral
Bruzdzinski Funer Home
1407 Old Eastern Ave., Essex MD (Route 702 Beltway Exit 36)
Visitation on Thursday December 2, 2010 from 3-5 & 7-9
Mass of Christian Burial at St. Clare Church on Friday December 2 at 9AM
Interment at BelAir Memorial Gardens.
Vist www.Bruzdzinski.com for online condolences.
Charitable donations may be made in Thomas's memory to the following organization:
St. Clare Alternate
Charles Wilbur "Stretch" Crisp, a retired distillery supervisor and collector of vintage Jaguars, was pronounced dead Saturday at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pa. The Woodlawn resident was 66. Mr. Crisp was attending a Cars of England at Oakbourne Mansion classic automobile meet in Westtown, Pa., when, while accepting an award for one of his Jaguars with his wife, he was stricken with the massive heart attack that took his life, family members said.
"He was having the time of his life after winning a perfect score for one of his prized Jaguars," said Gail S. F. Cox, a daughter-in-law who lives in Charlotte, N.C. "He was doing what he loved with people he loved." Mr. Crisp, the son of an engineer and an educator, was born in Greensboro, N.C. He spent his early years in Greensboro and Marion, N.C., before moving with his family to Cheverly. He was a 1961 graduate of Fairmount Heights High School and earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry in 1965 from Hampton University.
Mr. Crisp, who earned the nichname "Stretch" because of his 6-feet-5-inch height, worked for Joseph E. Seagram and Sons for 35 years at plants in New Jersey and New York, while living in Somerset, N.J. He began his career as a chemist and was promoted to lead packing engineer and later was bottling line supervisor.
His last position before retiring in 2000 was in corporate, where he designed and implemented package coding, security packing, inventory control systems and the electronic package monitoring system that is still used by the company. He also was a founder and first president of Associated Managers, a black professional managers organization that helps recruit, promote and retain black Seagram managers. With the support of the Bronfman family, owners of Seagram, the group was able to establish a minority scholarship fund that has contributed more than $2 million to historically black colleges and universities.
Mr. Crisp, who moved to Woodlawn in 2000, owned two 1993 Jaguar XJR roadsters and a 1971 Jaguar E-type. He was a member of the boards of John Paul Regional Catholic School in Woodlawn and Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Mr. Crisp enjoyed fishing and boating, and was a member and past commodore of the Neptune Yacht Club.
At his request, some of his ashes will be spread at his three favorite fishing locations — the Susquehanna River, Chesapeake Bay and Lake Gaston in North Carolina.
A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday at his church, 929 Ingleside Ave., Catonsville.
Also surviving are his wife of 15 years, the former Patricia Murphy; two sons, Charles B. Crisp of Miami and Ira W. Cox of Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Kelly R. Crisp of Cheverly; and three grandchildren. An earlier marriage to the former Amy West ended in divorce.
It is with sadness that we report the death of Thomas Hurley Cranford Sr, 65, past Commodore and life member of RiversideYacht Club of Pa. Tom was also an active member of Harbor Light Yacht Club. He was a long time delegate to the DRYL, Born in Birminham, Ala., Tom was a graduate of Oak Park and River Forest High School and Pierce College. He was the father of the late Thomas H. Cranford Jr. and the son of the late Elliott and Lura West Cranford. He is survived by his daughters, Melissa Cranford of Newtown, Pa. and Samantha Cranford of Aston, Pa: brothers Gene of Nevis, West Indies and Jerry of Santa Ana, Calif. Also servived by his girlfriend Aretta Ryan and two grandchildren.
Memorial service is 7pm Friday May 8 Cavanagh Family Funeral Home 301 Chester Pike, Norwood Pa. Visitation after 6pm at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
Contributions: The Samanatha Cranford College Fund % Melissa Cranford/TD Bank, 90 Silver Lake Rd Newtown, Pa. 18940
Thomas Gorman III crossed over the bar on 2/24/09. He will be at Ruck Funeral Home in Towson, 1050 York Road, Towson MD 21204. Viewing Saturday 7-9pm and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral will be on Monday 10:00am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Cockeysville (Texas), MD 21030
P/C 2001 Ray Littleton
Passed away Friday, December 26, 2008 after several month of illness. P/C Ray Littleton will be cremated and there will be a Memorial Service at Bush River Yacht Club, 1100 hours, Saturday. January 3rd. All are invited to Attend the Uniform of the Day will be Black and bring your cover.
P/C Littleton became involved in the CBYCA with legislative matters around 1996 and served as Legislative Director until 1999 under Commodore Hancock later becoming to Rear Commodore and in 2001 achieved the rank of Commodore of the CBYCA. As Commodore of the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Club Association, P/C Littleton supervised an organization of more than 130 Yacht Clubs whose collective membership totaled more than 60,000 recreational boaters who cruise the Chesapeake Bay area, and whose geographical location includes Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia.
P/C Littleton proposed and created a CBYCA Raffle to benefit the Queen of the Chesapeake which contributes $500 annually to the Queen and an additional $500 to an annuity fund that continues to grow benefiting future Queen’s of the Chesapeake.
P/C Ray & Ann Littleton have been active in boating for more than 30 years. As a member of Bush River Yacht Club since April, 1987, P/C Littleton was involved as Membership Chairman in 1992 and was move to serve as Commodore in 1995. In 2007 he was elevated to the title of “Distinguished Life Member” Bush River Yacht Club.
Additional contributions of time and love of boating include; forming the local chapter of the International Order of Blue Gavel where he served as President 2003. This Chapter has grown extensively, and is now a District organization.
Past Commodore Littleton has been an outstanding figure in the boating community and in his friendships to other boaters is exemplified in those that respect and love him.
P/C 1994 Alvin Charles Schweizer
Alvin C. Schweizer died peacefully from natural causes at his home in Crofton, MD on February 7, 2008 surrounded by his loving family, dedicated caregivers and friends. Mr. Schweizer was born July 18, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Charles L. and Elizabeth R. Schweizer. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marie G. Schweizer, to whom he was married for sixty-three years.
Mr. Schweizer had a distinguished forty-four year career as an executive in the commercial air cargo industry. After working during high school as a camp counselor at the YMCA’s Camp Pratt on Staten Island, and during college as a ticket agent for the Hudson River Day Line, he began his professional career in New York City as an export document clerk at the Yokohama Bank and then as a ticket agent for American Airlines. After wartime duty as an officer in the United States Navy at Alameda Naval Air Station in California, he again worked briefly for American Airlines in Albany, NY before returning to New York City where he held positions, successively, at U. S. Airlines, TACA International Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and then, beginning in 1962 with Air Cargo, Inc. He moved with the company from New York City to Washington, D.C. and then Annapolis, MD until retiring in 1983. Mr. Schweizer was recognized in 1964 for the contribution he made in making it the most successful year in ACI’s history. During his career he taught courses in air transportation and traffic management at the Academy of Advanced Traffic in New York City. His professional associations in New York City included memberships in the Traffic Club, the Wings Club, the Bon Vivants, and a term as president of the Air Cargo Sales Club.
Mr. Schweizer attended Manual Training High School in Brooklyn, NY and Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, PA where he studied economics and transportation, and was graduated in 1939 with a BA, cum laude with departmental honors in economics. At Gettysburg he participated in the swimming and baseball teams and was a brother of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.
He continued his studies in 1940 at the Academy of Traffic Management. He married Marie G. Scholtz in Brooklyn, NY on November 16, 1940 and lived in Levittown and Wantagh, NY where he provided volunteer leadership to Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Boy Scouts of America, and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.
After moving to Crofton, MD in 1971 Al and Marie joined St. Martin’s Lutheran Church and the Maryland branch of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, where he served as Fleet Captain. After his retirement from Air Cargo, Inc. in 1983 he and Marie spent many happy years cruising with family and friends on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay on the three boats he owned: T’ai Chi Ch’uan, Marjolyn, and Alarie. They joined the Kent Island Yacht Club where Al served as Commodore in 1984. Ten years later he was Commodore of the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Club Association.
He is survived by his two sons, Alvin Charles II (Kimberly A.) of Newport News, VA and Paul Douglas (companion Barbara Lyon) of New Hartford, NY; two granddaughters, Alexis Jane of Stamford, CT and Natalie Paula of Utica, NY; sister-in-law Lois W. Schweizer of Annapolis, MD; nephew Eric B. Schweizer (Joan), and grand nephew Robert T. Schweizer, and grand niece Laura D. Schweizer. He was predeceased by his younger brother Leslie R., and nephew Thomas C. Schweizer (surviving wife, Connie).
The family extends their sincere appreciation and gratitude to the following individuals who lovingly cared for him for many years: Cinder Crowdy, Taurus Turner, Phyllis Murphy, Ronald Murphy, Roslyn Thompson, and Carolyn Tongue (deceased). Appreciation is also extended to Hospice of the Chesapeake. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Al’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, or Hospice of the Chesapeake. Arrangements for a memorial service will be announced in the future.
The Honorable Judge Edwin J. Wolf passes at Age 100
Judge Edwin Wolf and his wife Jane (CBYCA Secretary) traveled with the Honorable Bill B. Matthews Jr. and the founding members of the CBYCA 50 years ago. They traveled all over New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. Many times the travel was very long and often the weather was miserable. They felt then that boaters need to have one common organization to act as a liaison and establish standards among the boating clubs. He worked for all of us and was committed to the CBYCA.
This was told to me by Judge Wolf during a phone conversation several years ago as I responded to a letter he wrote supporting the CBYCA and a particular interest in his regular copy of the Chartroom Chatter. He was 98 Years old at the time and had a memory as sharp as a picture book. I asked him if he would like to visit the membership and he said would “When it is warm out but I might need some help.” Here is a letter from our friend now departed. May he rest in peace. LETTER Hand written letter
P/C Donofrio 06
Links to many stories of Judge Wolf.
P/C FRANCIS C. CAPP
Entered Eternal Life on December 28, 2007, and so he shall be missed.
Commodore of Middle River Yacht Club - Past Commodore of the Chesapeake
Commodores Club &
With family and friends we gather in a Remembrance Memorial Service for our Past Commodore of Middle River Yacht Club Saturday, January 19, 2008, at 2:00 PM
We will dry our tears, we will put our arms around each other and bond our memories of our past member, our friend, our brother and our husband and father.
There will be refreshments to
share. Many of our sister clubs have shown interest
MRYC member Mary Phillip will be coordinating this Memorial Service. She has asked that you contact her at her home at: 410-344-1224, to let her know of your generosity.
YOU ARE NEEDED,
1996 P/C Bob Manders, White Rocks Yacht Club,Captain Yoo-Hoo, King of the Chesapeake, passed over the bar to the Sea of Eternal Tranquility on 9-05-07at 8:26 this morning. May He rest in peace, Amen
Arrangement have been made with McCully Polyniak Funeral Home, 3204 Mountain Rd, Riviera Beach, Pasadena MD 21122
Go to the Baltimore Sun to leave your condolences message.
Amysue (Beers) Clifford
Daughter of Shelly & Rex Beers PBAse President
Member of Delaware River Rats and
Former Member of RAN-DEL Yacht Club
1977 CBYCA PAST COMMODORE DOUGLAS G. MICHAEL
With sadness we report our Past Commodore Douglas G. Michael (CBYCA-1977) passed away, after a short illness, on April 23, 2006 at the age of 85. P/C Michael was born March 16, 1921, in Colwyn, Pa. He and his wife Marie “Pete”, lived in Odessa, Delaware for over 32 years before moving to Rotonda West, Florida where they have resided for the past 15 years.
Douglas and Marie recently celebrated their 61st marriage anniversary this past Easter. Over the many years they traveled all over the U.S. including Alaska and Hawaii. They also visited as many of Caribbean Islands as they could find on the map. Boating was a way of life for the couple. Douglas owned some type of a boat almost all of his life. Many of their boating years were spent at Kent Island Yacht Club where he achieved the rank of Commodore. Douglas was a great supporter of the boating community.
He and Marie traveled the ICW from the Severn River to Florida. That trip became the highlight of their boating experiences. That is - aside from the time he left his wife on the boat at Kent Island during a Hurricane and the boat floated above the docks with the lines buried deep in the water.
Doug worked at the refinery as a planning analyst throughout the various name changes of the facility. When not working or supporting boating, Doug was a volunteer Fireman dedicating himself to the needs of others in his community. After moving to Florida in 1990 he became a member of the Elks Lodge 2710 in Rotonda West.
His Family is wife of 61 years, Marie "Pete"; a daughter, Susan Figgatt of South Hill, Va.; a sister, Frances Riess of Edgewater; one grandson, three granddaughters; and five great-grandsons and the boating community which are indebted to him for all his years of service.
Persons wishing to correspond with Marie Michael may contact her via email at
or mail to:
253 Caddy Road
Placida, FL 33947-2253
TOP OF THE BAY CRUISING ASSOCIATION CLUB MEMBER
Skip was the TOBCA's first Commodore.
F. Alfred Fleischut "Skip" Age 60, of Marshallton Heights, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2006, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.
Skip retired in 1997 after 35 years as a millwright with the Dupont Company, Chambers Works Division. He was a member of the KIYI PUP TENT No 1, a life member of the Atterbury VFW, and Diamond State Posts. He was also a member of American Legion Post #30, and enjoyed boating and golf. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.
Skip was preceded in death by his father, Francis Albert Fleischut. He is survived by his wife, Sallie J. Fleischut; his sons, Charles R., Scott E. and Ronald J.; his mother, Irene Maiden, and her husband, Thomas, Jr.; and his sisters, Marie F. Kline, and her husband, Larry, and Joyce Ann Woods, and her husband, Michael. His grandchildren, Mariah Lynn, Samantha Joanne and Faith Lina; his stepgrandchildren, Angelina, Drake and Jade; his sister-in-law, Susan Collender, and her husband, Douglas; and 6 nephews and 2 nieces, also survive him.
Friends may call from 6-8 pm on Thursday, February 2, 2006, at the MCCRERY MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Kirkwood Highway and Duncan Road. The funeral service will be at 9:30 am on Friday, February 3, 2006, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made American Diabetes Association, 100 West 10th Street Suite 1002, Wilmington, DE
WEST END BOAT CLUB MEMBER LOUISE RODGERS
Saturday night (Oct 1, 2005) after the Crab Feast and Closing Day at WEBC, a
terrible accident happened that cost the life of one of our members.
and Rear Commodore, Louise Rodgers, slipped while climbing onto a boat to spend
the night and drowned. She is survived by her husband, Richard
"Bones" Rodgers who is the Dock Master at West End and by her son,
was a long time member of the Club and served as Vice President of the Ladies
Auxiliary, member of the House Committee and Food Service Committee and helps
with the handling of all banquet room rentals.
A memorial service is scheduled for 7:00 PM on Saturday, October 8, 2005 at the Clubhouse located at 500 W. Second Street, Essington, PA 19029. Telephone: 610-521-4747
P/C Raymond M. Hart
CBYCA Commodore 1988
Member of & Past Commodore Red Eye Yacht Club 1980
Burial is Monday at 1300 Hrs
Miller Funeral Home
A CBYCA Honor Guard was assembled for an evening service, in accordance with the wishes of P/C Hart.
Red Eye Yacht Clubs Honor Guard and Members were also present.
P/C Dave Moxey
Memorial Services will be conducted Saturday December 11th at 11:00 AM.
P/C David J. Moxey was 68 years old and lived in Lewes, Delaware, formerly of Bel Air and Elkton, Maryland. Dave died at the home of a friend in Bel Air on Sunday December 5, 2004. He was a salesman for Boulevard Ford at Midway in Lewes and was a member of the Maryland National Guard.
Interment will be private.
Cards may be sent to: 11 Arundel Court, Angola Estates, Lewes,DE 19958
Commodore John Garlotta
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