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The Heritage Society

Estate gifts are among the highest tributes that alumni and friends can pay to organizations. The University of New England is grateful to be included in the personal legacies of its committed supporters.

The Heritage Society was created to honor and celebrate alumni and friends of the University (Westbrook Junior College, Westbrook College, St. Francis College, and UNECOM) whose documented estate gifts support UNE's mission - to prepare students to thrive in a rapidly-changing world and, in so doing, to improve the health of people, communities, and our planet.

If you are interested in establishing a planned gift and being recognized as a member of The Heritage Society, please contact us today. You can also fill out the secure Heritage Society Confidential Membership Information Form below. Thank you!

Mark LaFrance
Planned Giving Officer
Telephone: (207) 221-4379
[email protected]

Heritage Society Luncheon
President James Herbert honored a number of enthusiastic Heritage Society members and guests at an inaugural recognition luncheon at the Cumberland Club in Portland. President Herbert and his wife, Dr. Lynn Brandsma, also presented attendees with a specially designed Heritage Society lapel pin.

Over 200 alumni and friends have remembered the University and created a personal legacy by establishing an estate or planned gift. Currently, 75+ living individuals and couples are members of the UNE Heritage Society. Members receive invitations and special recognition at select UNE events, members-only University updates from President Herbert, and a distinctive Heritage Society lapel pin.

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David L. Anderson, Ph.D. and Melinda Anderson
David and Dorie Barber Family Fund
Bruce P. Bates, DO and Charlotte K. Bates
Thomas Benenti SFC '69, DMD
Nancy Piper Bodebender WJC '54
Peter Boehmer
Carolyn and Norman* E. Brackett
Ladema and Brian G. Brock, DO
Pamela and Boyd R. Buser, DO P '05
Judith Freedman Caplan WJC '69
Donna Lee Litchfield Cheney WJC '62
Elizabeth Babbott Conant, Ph.D.*
Deborah and Brian K. Dallaire, PharmD
David W. Dickison, DO '82, MPH
Elizabeth Oshry Dietz WJC '65
James Richardson Dowling
John D. Downing
Ronald Drouin
Thelma W. Dunning
Cynthia H. Miller Edmondson WJC '67
Marie Byington Emery WC '78
Lt. Paul J. Farley, Jr. SFC '73
Sumner M. Field III and
Diane Collins Field WC '81, '85
Barbara and Charles W. Ford, Ph.D., P '97
Donna Rowe Fowlie WJC '63
Carol A. Fredriksen WJC '60
Linda L. Fucci WJC '66
Vincent E. Furey, Jr., HON '05
Peter J. Garramore SFC '80, DMD and
Ginger D. Garramore
Brenda C. Garrand and David Pierson
Marguerite Hoyt Gatchell WJC '65 and
Capt. William G. Gatchell, HA '05
Andrew J. Golub and Betty Golub
Marjorie Gaskell Goodwin WJC '49
Robert J. Graff SFC '69
Marilyn R. Gugliucci, MA, Ph.D.
Rosemary Guptill
Myron Hager, HA '81*
Joshua W. Hamilton, Ph.D. and Melissa Hamilton
Charles P. Harriman
Jean Farnham Henshaw WJC '55
James D. Herbert, Ph.D., and Lynn L. Brandsma, Ph.D.
Maurice C. Hothem, DO
Carol F. Kessler, Ph.D.
Marilyn A. Lalumiere WJC '62
Patricia Hayden Langlin WJC '44*
Richard J. LaRue, DPE, HA '18
Kathryne A. Leonard, DO '86 and Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO '86
Barbara Dumican Linnell WJC '48*
Joni Hardwick Maliszewski WC '76
Daniel and Alison McCormack
Elizabeth Donahue McKinnon WJC '48*
Marilynn L. Morel SFC '78* and Michael A. Morel
Lael Morgan
Eleanor Manning Morrell WJC '49 and Richard A. Morrell, HA '96
Joanne Murphy
Mark Nahorney
David A. Norfleet, DO
James C. Norwood, Jr. SFC '66 and Joan Norwood
Kendell L. Oetter, DO '90
James L. Pierce SFC '66
Wayne J. Reynolds, DO '89
John F. Rinaldi SFC '70
Danielle N. Ripich, Ph.D., HA '16
Gary M. Ross, DO
Alice M. Savage WJC '55, MD, Ph.D.
Kenneth H. Squires and Rebecca L. Quimby
Chester C. Suske, Jr., DO
Widgery Thomas, Jr., HA '88*
John P. Tumiel, HA '14
VFH Living Trust
David A. Weed, DO '82
Constance R. Strout-Wood WJC '54* and Thomas R. Wood*
Linda Aharonian Zavalick WJC '66

* Deceased ‐ We are so grateful to these individuals that remembered UNE in their estate.

Heritage Society Confidential Membership Information Form

I recognize the powerful impact a planned gift has on the lives of UNE students. My gift will enable future generations to receive an education that can transform lives and the world. I am pleased to inform you that I have provided a gift after my lifetime to benefit University of New England.


Tell us about your gift
All planned giving donors qualify for inclusion and recognition as members of The Heritage Society. Inclusion allows UNE to express continued thanks for intended gifts, and allows your planned gift intention to serve as encouragement to others.

Please select one:

I understand that unless noted otherwise, this gift is revocable and can be modified by me at any time. I further understand that I (or my estate) am not legally or morally obligated to fulfill this intention if I choose to modify or cancel such planned gift at a later date.

Thank You

Thank you for your interest in supporting University of New England.

One of our gift planning representatives will contact you to discuss your charitable plans.

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