Obituary News

Penniall’s Integrity and Creativity Highlighted in Monarch’s Knightly Ads

Don Penniall beat “dilly-dilly” to the punch a long time ago. Penniall was a creative, well-liked insurance professional who had the fortitude to launch his own firm later in life, those who remember him say. Penniall died on Sept. 23, …

Former Chubb Chairman, CEO O’Hare Passes Away at 75

Chubb Limited announced today the passing of Dean R. O’Hare, former chairman and chief executive officer of The Chubb Corp. who served the company for almost 40 years before retiring in 2002. He was 75. O’Hare joined The Chubb Corp. …

Former Marsh Executive Bob Newhouse Dies on Aug. 26

Former insurance industry executive and innovator, Robert “Bob” J. Newhouse Jr. died on August 26, 2017, following a brief illness. He spent 36 years at Marsh & McLennan Cos. (MMC), where he served as a senior executive for Guy Carpenter …

ISMIE Mutual Insurance Leader, Harold Jensen, Passes

Chicago-based medical professional liability insurer, ISMIE Mutual, is mourning the the loss of its late chairman, Harold L. Jensen, M.D. Jensen died unexpectedly on Monday, May 22, 2017. A strong and visionary leader, Dr. Jensen transformed ISMIE into a medical …

John F. Sullivan Jr. Loved the Insurance Business

John F. Sullivan Jr. had a passion for insurance, doing business and sailing. Jack Sullivan died on March 19 at age 83 after a long career in insurance. Jack was born Oct. 7, 1933 in Spokane, Wash. to John F. …

Insurance Agent, Industry Leader Bolton Remembered as Friend and Mentor

William Bolton, head of a large national brokerage, leader of an influential regional brokers group and chairman of Assurex Global during his nearly half-a-century in insurance, is being remembered by those close to him as a friend and mentor. Bolton …

Former California Insurance Commissioner Served During ‘Crisis’

Wesley J. Kinder was a California insurance commissioner who served during a turbulent time. Kinder, a resident of La Habra, Calif., died Wednesday at age 94. “He was a great guy. He was the best boss,” said Roger McNitt, a …

WorkCompCentral Founder DePaolo Remembered as ‘Innovative Thinker’

The founder of WorkCompCentral died on Sunday in a motorcycle crash, according to employees reporting on the website. David DePaolo, 56, was reportedly in the Santa Monica Mountains near Malibu Hills, Calif. in the afternoon when he hit an embankment, …

Ross Campesi Sr., Founder of Louisiana Workers’ Comp Insurer Passes

Ross Campesi Sr., founder of LCTA Workers’ Comp, died May 7 in his home. Campesi was 90 years old. “Ross’s passing is obviously a huge personal loss … he was the love of my life,” Melissa Campesi, CEO of LCTA, …

Pi Chubb, 81, Former Chubb Vice Chairman, Dies

Percy Chubb, III, the former vice chairman of The Chubb Corp., has died at the age of 81. Pi Chubb, as he was known, was the great-grandson of Thomas Caldecot Chubb and grandson of Hendon Chubb, who founded Chubb & …