Below are recent notifications of brothers who have entered the Omega Charge. They will all be deeply missed by their friends, family, brothers and all who knew them.
We pass along unfortunate news that Brother Robert "Bob" W.. Bradley Jr. Sigma Triton '93 passed away. Officer Bradley passed away unexpectedly while on duty earlier. Brother Bradley joined Theta Delta Chi in the Spring of 1990. He was a proud member of Theta Delta Chi, The Pennsylvania Bar Institute and The Centre County Bar Association. Bob served proudly as a Police Officer for the State College Borough for 19 years, a Crminal Justice Instructor at Kaplan University, Criminal Procedures Instructor at the University of Phoenix and an Attorney & Counselor of Law for The Law Office of Robert W. Bradley. Bob will be deeply missed by his friends, family, brothers and all that knew him.
We regret to inform you of the passing of Brother Lawrence M.. Harper. Brother Harper is a 1942 graduate from Penn State and was a member of the Beta Charge of Sigma Phi Sigma. Beloved husband of laer Lilly B. Harper. Father of Stephen C. Harper and Sllie Harper. Brother Harper is also survived by four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
We regret to inform you of the passing of Brother Bruce C.. Johnston. Brother Johnston served 26 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. He was a decorated Air Force pilot who received many medals for his search and rescue missions all over the world. He will be missed by his wife, Susan, and all that knew him.
We regret to inform you that Brother Fielder N.. Newton, Sigma Triton '48, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014. Brother Newton pledge Sigma Phi Sigma, now Sigma Triton, in 1942.
After his sophomore year at Penn State, he entered basic training at Atlantic City. He then entered Air Corps Cadet program, graduating as a Navigator on Augut 7, 1943. Fielder joined a B-24 bomber crew in California. He and his crew arrived in England on November 22, 1943 and were assigned to the 389th Bomb Group in the 8th Air Force. He flew over 20 missions before the war ended.
After the war, he returned to Penn State and received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1948. Out of college, he held multiple engineering and sales roles. He retired in 1988 and moved back to State College, PA in 1996. To read more about Brother Newton, click here.
Brother Eugene J.. Bella, Sigma Triton ’63 passed away on September 6, 2014 after a long battle with bladder cancer. Gene graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and went on to earn his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh in 1971. After 34 ½ years with Westinghouse and Bechtel Engineering, he worked as a skills management trainer for local health care and hospice organizations. Gene enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing, making wine, and traveling with his wife of 55 years, Beverly. He also enjoyed Penn State football games, and dancing to fifties music, (he was known as Gene, Gene, the dancing machine). Geno, you will be missed, and your legend will live on.
We regret to inform you of the passing of Brother David A.. Capezzuti, Sigma Triton ’64. Brother Capezzuti was initiated into Theta Delta Chi in the winter of 1962. While at Penn State, he played football and was a member of Letterman's Club. He had been the vice president and president of Northern Industries. For the last 15 years, he owned Division 7, an architectural metal fabrication business. To read more on Brother Capezzuti, click here.
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