In Memoriam

Members and friends who passed away in 2021:

Vaughan Sanborn, 81 – Member since 2008

December 30, 1939 – October 3, 2021

 

 


Ann Mowers, 82 – Member since 1979

July 10, 1938 – May 5, 2021

 

 

 


Jerry Young, 84 – Member 1995 – 2017

1936 – April 15, 2021

 

 

 


Glen E. Graper, 86 – Member since 1992

October 24, 1934 – February 19, 2021

PYC life member Glen Graper passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021 from complications of COVID-19. Glen served on the PYC Board of Directors and as Parliamentarian.  He had a passion for sailing, his Harley Davidson motorcycle, and and his “Gentle Giant” Newfoundland dogs. Our condolences go out to his wife of 39 years, Mary Lou, and their family. (Obituary)


Members and friends who passed away in 2020:

Peter G Kasnet, 70 – Member since 2013

December 19, 1950 – December 26, 2020

PYC member Peter Kasnet passed away suddenly at his home on December 26, 2020. Peter and his wife Deirdre O’Leary joined PYC in 2013. They enjoyed sailing their 41′ sailboat,  Impressionist, out of Rye Harbor during the summer, and skiing in the White Mountains in the winter. (Obituary)



Robert E. “Bob” Watson, 86 – Member since 1975 

February 27, 1934 – October 29, 2020

Long time PYC member Bob Watson passed away on Thursday, October 29. Bob and his beloved late wife Ann, who passed away in May, 2020, had been club members since 1975. They will be greatly missed by the PYC Community.

 Obituary


Judy Wright, 73 – Member since 1990

March 8, 1947 – October 27, 2020

Life member, Judy Wright, recently passed away in Vero Beach, FL. While Judy missed her friends in the Portsmouth area, she loved her new home in Florida. Judy and her husband PC Ed Wright, who predeceased her, became members in 1990.  

Judy Wright Memorial


George B. Almgren, Jr, 82 – Members since 1962

November 30, 1938 – October 21, 2020

Life Member and long time New Castle resident George Almgren passed away on October 21 at the age of 82. George was first part of PYC as a teen when his family joined in 1953. He joined the club himself in 1962, and rejoined in 1971. Along with Nancy, his wife of 43 years,  he loved sailing and cruising the coast of Maine on his sailboat, Sunday Punch. Our condolences go out to Nancy and their family. (Obituary)


Gerard “Jerry” Green, 88 – Member since 1981

May 6, 1932 – September 12, 2020

Jerry passed away peacefully on September 12, 2020, at the age of 88. Jerry and his late wife GeGe had been a summer resident of Rye, NH since 1940, and moved there full-time in 1987. Jerry and GeGe joined Portsmouth Yacht Club in 1981, and enjoyed club activities, especially those involving sailing and traveling. Our sincere condolences to Jerry’s  children, and grandchildren. (Obituary)


Ann Watson, 85 – Member since 1975

August 9, 1934  – May 25, 2020

(Obituary)


Judith “Jud” Dionne, 83 – Member since 2002

March 19, 1937 – April 22, 2020

(Obituary)


Virginia “Jinny” Burgess, 93 – Member since 1991

October 25, 1926 – April 3, 2020

(Obituary)


Nikki Franklin, 83 – Member since 1983
June 14, 1936 – March 31, 2020 (Obituary)

Dalton “Dal” Franklin, Jr , 94 – Member since 1983
June 15, 1925 – March 29, 2020 (Obituary)

 


Charlotte Philbrook, 85 –  Member since 1975

August 23, 1934 to March 13, 2020

Portsmouth Yacht Club life member Charlotte Philbrook passed away peacefully on Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Edgewood Centre. Charlotte and her husband Past Commodore Bob Philbrook have been PYC members since 1975. (Obituary)


Carolyn Jones-McAdams, 65 – Member  2011 thru 2019

January 11, 1955 – March 12, 2020

Carolyn Jones-McAdams passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 after a sudden illness. Carolyn and her husband Jim joined Portsmouth Yacht Club in 2011 and had just recently resigned in December,  2019. (Obituary)


 

In Memoriam: 2016-2019