Death of Mrs. Polise
Karen Polise, a pediatric nurse and clinical instructor and lecturer at the School of Nursing, died May 18 at the age of 46.
Mrs. Polise was a pediatric nurse at Children's Hospital for 25 years, including 12 in the division of nephrology. A certified registered nurse practitioner, she had been part of the hospital's kidney-transplant team since 1993.
Mrs. Polise is survived by two daughters Lisa and Sherry; her parents George G. and Patricia FitzPatrick; brothers Geary and Stephen R. FitzPatrick; three sisters Susan Cyliax, Amy Loughlin, and Megan P. FitzPatrick. Donations may be made to CHOP, Division of Nephrology c/o Dr. Benjamin Kaplan.
A memorial service for Dr. Althea Kratz Hottel, the first Dean of Women, is scheduled for Friday, June 16, at 3:30 p.m. at the Inn at Penn. The service will follow the 2 p.m. Stated Meeting of the Trustees. The Reverend Dr. George Hollingshead of the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church will preside since Dr. Hottel was a member of BMPC. Dr. Hottel died January 6 (Almanac January 11, 2000).
Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 34, May 30, 2000