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September 13, 2011, Volume 58, No. 03

Memorial: Dr. Teune

The political science department will hold a memorial for Dr. Henry Teune, professor of political science, on Wednesday, October 5 from 4-6 p.m. in Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. Dr. Teune passed away April 12 at age 75 (Almanac April 19, 2011).

Ms. Brooks, Penn Vet

Janet Brooks, a staff member in the School of Veterinary Medicine for 38 years, passed away August 19; she was 63.

At the time of her passing, Ms. Brooks was an administration assistant for microbiology in the department of pathobiology.

She is survived by her two sons, Jerome and Jerel Brooks and their families.

Mr. Kennedy, Former Overseer

John H. Kennedy, a Penn Nursing overseer from 1985-86, passed away September 1, at age 81.

Mr. Kennedy briefly taught at the Wharton School and was also a trustee at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

At the time of his death, Mr. Kennedy was director of HTV Industries, Inc. Previously, he was chairman and CEO of the former Alco Health Services Corp., a pharmaceutical investment firm, from 1984 until his retirement in 1990. Prior to that, he was an accountant at the former Price Waterhouse & Co.  and then a controller for Alco Oil & Chemical.

Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Kennedy graduated from La Salle University.

He is survived by sons, Paul, John H. Jr., Ward, and Joseph; daughters, Sally McGroarty and Grace Bule; and 14 grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, 1513 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.


To Report A Death

Almanac appreciates being informed of the deaths of current and former faculty and staff members, students, and other members of the University community.

However, notices of alumni deaths should be directed to the Alumni Records Office at Room 545, Franklin Building, (215) 898-8136 or e-mail record@ben.dev.upenn.edu.

Almanac - September 13, 2011, Volume 58, No. 03