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Andover community mourns the passing of William Boeschenstein ’44

Trustee Emeritus served on the Academy Board from 1971 to 1990

March 06, 2017 The Phillips Academy community mourns the passing of Trustee Emeritus William W. Boeschenstein ’44 of Perrysburg, Ohio, who died of an apparent heart attack on February 25, 2017, while playing golf with friends. He was 91. His wife of 62 years, Molly, predeceased him on December 30, 2016.

A charter trustee from 1971 to 1990, Boeschenstein served PA in numerous ways, including as a member of the Alumni Council, Andover Development Board, and Committee for the Abbot Campus. He also helped raise funds for the Campaign for the Addison Gallery of American Art and was chair of the National Alumni Committee for the Andover Program.

Boeschenstein was chair and CEO of Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. He is survived by his sons, William Jr. ’73, Michael, Peter, and Stephen; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

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