Posts Tagged 'Obituary'

My Obit, by Jay Wenk

My Obit, by Jay Wenk

Jay Wenk passed away quietly at home on May 29, 2018, surrounded by his family, listening to Mozart. In his quest to die as he lived, on his own terms, he wrote his own obituary, which is presented here.

Peter Mayer, the last lion

Peter Mayer, the last lion

On May 11, Peter M. Mayer, international publishing legend, founder of The Overlook Press, and Woodstocker of more than 50 years, succumbed to amyloidosis at the age of 82.

Time collector — Lenny Kislin passes

Time collector — Lenny Kislin passes

Lenny Kislin — beloved Woodstocker whose puppy dog eyes launched a million smiles — finally proved that personal prophecy of doom which couldn’t lose, though in proving it we lost him…at 4 a.m. Tuesday September 12 to kidney failure. He was 71 years old.

Obituary: Father John Nelson

Obituary: Father John Nelson

In the past decade, Nelson, deacon of Woodstock’s Church of the Holy Transfiguration of Christ-on-the-Mount, was a familiar figure in Woodstock, striding down the street or riding on his motor scooter in his full-length black cassock and cap. He was passionately engaged in many social issues, from Native American rights to peace activism to railroad preservation.