In memory

Harold Blitch

Harold Blitch, 91, died Sept. 19. He was a supervisor of grounds for 23 years. Survivors include his wife, Bess; a son; a daughter; a sister; seven grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Stanley Koehler

Stanley “Stan” Koehler, 95, died Oct. 7. He was a professor of English. He authored numerous scholarly articles and several volumes of poetry including “The Fact of Fall.” Survivors include his wife, Gene; five children; and 13 grandchildren. Memorial gifts may be made to the UMass Renaissance Center, P.O. Box 2300, Amherst, MA 01004, or the Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust St., Northampton, MA 01061.


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