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Catch Up With Your Former Classmates

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All-Class Reunion for Alumni
through the Class of 2012:

It's A Celebration!

Reunite on Campus for an All-Class Reunion
Saturday, June 11, 2022
4-7 p.m.
One guest per person.
(Guest must be 21 years or older)

This outdoor event will take place under our tent in the courtyard at our Whitney Avenue Campus.
  • Cocktail Reception and Hors d'oeuvres
  • Campus tours between 4 and 5 p.m. See your alma mater up close and personal! 
  • Entertainment

    Click here to register online, or call 203.752.2616.


                       Alumni from the
                  Class of 2013 through
                      the Class of 2021:

              Reunite at the Skiff Street Athletic Complex
                    for an afternoon of food and fun!

                            Sunday, June 12, 2022
                                 Noon - 3
                           One guest per person.

  • Spuds Your Way® Potato Truck
  • Mr. Softee® Ice Cream Truck
  • Cookout with "Grill Master" Mr. McEachern
  • Alumni Softball Game

Click here to register online, or call 203.752.2616.

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  • The James R. Maggart Scholarship Fund

    Hamden Hall’s eighth head of school, James R. Maggart, passed away Nov. 19, 2021. Jim had served for 13 years under the pines before retiring in May 2004. Upon his retirement in 2004, Jim was surprised with news that his school community had established the James R. Maggart Scholarship Fund in his honor.

    Jim's fund supports the education of young women.


Congratulations To Our Alumni Who Have Recently Graduated From Institutions of Higher Learning!


Alumni News

Help us build our alumni network! The following survey will enable the Office of Development and Alumni Relations to better connect with our alumni and provide networking opportunities for individuals throughout the country. We have more than 3,200 alums across the globe, and we're eager to engage with them via social events, workshops, programming, and more.


In Memoriam

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  • Estelle Morris Herman, Past Parent and Grandparent

    Estelle M. Herman of New Haven died on May 5, 2022, at the age of 103. She was the mother of Hamden Hall past parent and alumna, Michele Herman Brownstein (James Brownstein), Class of 1972, and grandmother of Hamden Hall alumni Megan Brownstein Rutstein, Class of 1998, Kimberly Brownstein Greenberg, Class of 2001, and Blake Brownstein, Class of 2009. 

    Private funeral services are being handled by Robert E. Shure and Son Funeral Home, New Haven. Burial will be in B'nai Jacob Memorial Park, New Haven. The period of mourning will also be private.

    To leave a message of condolence on the funeral home website, please click here.
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  • Pauline J. Guay, Past Grandparent

    Pauline J. (Leduc) Guay died on April 11 in South Windsor, Conn. She was the grandmother of Hamden Hall alumni Michael R. Guay, Class of 2007, and Nicholas A. Guay, Class of 2009. Pauline was predeceased by her husband of 72 years, Leonard, who died in 2020. Together they had three children, Paulette Stelmach, David Guay, and Hamden Hall past parent Michael Guay.

    Pauline had a career in the fashion industry as a designer's assistant/model and was well-known for creating beautiful clothes for herself and her family.

    Hamden Hall extends sincere condolences to the Guay family. To read Pauline's obituary, please click here.
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  • Ronald M. Carroll, Past Grandparent

    Ronald M. Carroll died on April 13, 2022, at the age of 73. He was the grandfather of Hamden Hall alumni Alyssa Carroll, Class of 2016, and Amanda Carroll, Class of 2018, and father-in-law of Lorri (Jonathan) Carroll, Director of Lower School. He leaves behind his wife of 53 years, Karen, whom he met in Kindergarten. They married in 1968 and went on to have two children, Jonathan and Ronald. 

    Ron was a graduate of Fairfield Prep and earned an associate’s degree from Sacred Heart University. He spent his entire career at Southern Connecticut Gas Company as Information Technology Director. Ron loved all things racing, visiting car shows, car museums, and collecting car memorabilia. He enjoyed camping and boating with his family. 

    The Hamden Hall community extends deep condolences to the Carroll family.

    To read full obituary, please click here.
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  • Barbara Loucks, Past Parent

    Hamden Hall past parent Barbara Loucks died on March 12. She was the mother of Darrow Loucks, Class of 1977, and Trevor Jane Loucks Rosenthal, Class of 1979. Barbara was 93 and resided in Hamden. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Carleton Loucks.

    Barbara was the host of "Barbara's World" on WELI radio during the 1970s and 1980s.

    Hamden Hall extends condolences to the Loucks family. Funeral services will be private. To read Barbara's obituary, please click here.
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  • Thomas Williams, Class of 1951

    Thomas Williams, alumnus from the Class of 1951, died on February 21 in Wallingford. Tom is survived by his wife Sharon Abbatiello, non-graduating student from the Class of 1966, and his five children. He is the father-in-law of Stephanie Stiefel (Luke) Williams, alumna from the Class of 1983.

    While at Hamden Hall, Tom was a Thespian, and played football, basketball, and baseball. Tom founded Cheshire Tree Service. 

    Calling hours will be held at Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 S. Main St., on Friday, May 20th from 4 to 7 pm. A Celebration of Life will be held at The First Congregational Church of Cheshire, 111 Church Dr., on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 10 am. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.  To read Tom's obituary, please click here.

    Hamden Hall sends condolences to the Abbatiello / Williams family.
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  • Betty C. Berlepsch, Class of 1943

    Betty C. Berlepsch, Class of 1943, of Wallingford, formerly of Hamden and Winter Haven, Fla., passed away March 6 at the age of 96.
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  • David Pilot, Class of 1972

    David Pilot, Class of 1972, passed away suddenly on March 6, 2022. His death was unexpected, according to his classmate, Richard Peck, with whom David had been friends since 1963.

    David, 67, had been living in New Haven after having lived for many years in New York City. He was an accomplished producer, writer, director, filmmaker, and playwright in the independent film and theatre industry.
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  • Rabbi John R. Nimon, Past Parent

    Hamden Hall past parent Rabbi John R. Nimon of Lynchburg, Va., died at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, on Sunday, February 27. Besides his wife Lisa Barker Rosenfield, John is survived by his daughters, Hamden Hall alumni Yael Katzman, Class of 1991, Aliza Nannicelli, Class of 1994, and Rina Nimon, Class of 2004; his son Sam Nimon, his stepdaughters Julia and Emily Rosenfield, and eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife Hyla Barnett Nimon.

    Rabbi Nimon was born in Toronto and graduated from York University and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati. Through the years, he served as Rabbi in several Connecticut congregations.

    The Hamden Hall Community extends sincere condolences to the family. To read Rabbi Nimon's full obituary, please click here.
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