A MEMORIAL SERVICE WAS HELD ON SAT. MARCH 28TH, 2009 AT BATTELL CHAPEL, Yale University, at 3:00pm. All were cordially invited. Over 800 in attendance! DVD available through the Yale Glee Club office.

Service details: Tom Murray, University Organist, started the prelude 20 minutes before the 3 p.m. service began. There were performances by The Yale Glee Club, The Yale Alumni Chorus, The Whiffenpoofs of 2009, The SLOT's, and The University Glee Club of New Haven. A magnificent, and humbling, tribute.

Contributions in memory of Fenno may be sent to the
North Congregational Church P.O. Box 307 New Hartford CT 06057.

Condolences may be sent directly to the family (Carol, Sarah, Lucy, Peggy, Terry) at pogilvy@comcast.net

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~Carol, Sarah, Lucy, Peggy, and Terry Heath

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

I'm just one of the thousands who had the privelege to sing under you in YGC.  My thoughts are with you, Carol and the family today and will be.  The Biebl "Ave Maria" comes to mind, of course.  What a gift you had, Fenno--what a treasure for all of us.  I will be singing you Christmas carol arrangements throughout the season... 

Much love and great appreciation,
Alison, '88- 90 YGC


  1. Fenno, I can only repeat what Alison said. It was a tremendous joy and a once-in-a-lifetime experience to sing under your watchful eye and ear, and I'll remember and be grateful always. Wishing you comfort and blessings. With great affection, Miriam Levinson Lawrence, YGC '86-89

  2. Fenno,

    I count myself lucky to have experienced your wonderful gifts in your final year as director of the YGC. As I sing this weekend in church, my thoughts will be with you.

    Peter YGC 91-94

    One short sleepe past, wee wake eternally,
    And death shall be no more; death, thou shalt die.

    Death be not proud -- Donne