On this page, we honor our former members & friends who have passed away.
IF you have an information you want to share here about a member - or a special friend of
EAA106 - who has passed away, please send it to: EAA106.President AT gmail.com
SEND ADDITIONS and CORRECTIONS to any info you see here to above e-mail address.
Examples of info we'll post on this page (or sub-pages for each name):
Stories -- Send a favorite story/memory or experience with the member
Photos -- Send us photos of the member, at a chapter event, &/or that member's aircraft
Obit -- Send us a link to an official obituary
Alphabetical list of EAA106 members and former members who have passed away:
All were members of EAA106, unless specified as "a friend of EAA106"
NAMES in BROWN shows all the info we have so far - and may display an OBIT link
NAMES in BLUE are clickable - link to a page dedicated to that member for photos, stories, etc
ALLEN, ARTHUR - 8/2/2010 - Arthur was not only a friend of EAA106 and supporter of our events, but also served as Chairman of the Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission. Arthur was the most vocal and most well-connected GA evangelist in Massachusetts, fighting for airport money, helping to get the proposed aviation tax squashed, etc.
CANNER, ED - 8/3/2008 - EAA106 member and B-24 pilot during WWII
DOWNING, STU - 2/3/2007 - EAA106 member and Pilot
ENGVALL, JON - 10/6/2009 - Pilot and Former EAA106 President
Jon asked his wife, Charlotte, that when he passed away,
he wanted $20,000 to be donated to EAA Chapter 106.
That $20,000 helped pay off the last of the hangar loans!
FAULKE, CHARLIE - 12/20/2010 - EAA106 member, pilot & leader in another chapter
GRONEMEYER, BILL - 9/17/2012 - Former member & pilot of gyros
HOLMES, ERNIE - 4/28/2013 - Former EAA106 member, pilot and builder of
several aircraft, including a G4, Osprey, & Zenith
750. Ernie's workmanship was exemplary !
MESSINA, VINNIE - 12/27/09 - Vinnie was not only our oldest member (in his 90's),
but attended almost every meeting who was always
finding items to donate to EAA106, but many will
remember his great Boston scrod at every party!
MILLER, KEN - 3/6/2012 - EAA106 member, pilot (last was his C-170) and
frequent volunteer at our events
ROUNDS, AUSTIN - Date? '08? - EAA106 Member and B-17 pilot during WWII
SHULMAN, BRUCE - 10/13/10 EAA106 LIFETIME MEMBER, pilot,
& builder/pilot of arotorcraft