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1920s

Max Sade Ar’22, Washington, April 23, 2001.

Dorothea P. Walker Ed’24 G’26, Newark, Del., Nov. 22, 2001.

Harrison G. Kildare C’25 L’28, Mechanicsburg, Pa., a retired partner with the law firm of Rawle & Henderson in Philadelphia, who had specialized in maritime law with cases involving collisions; Sept. 30. He had served on the board of the American Baptist Churches in the USA, and was a former officer of the Greater Philadelphia Council of Churches.

Dr. Clarence L. E. Monroe C’25 Gr’26 Gr’40, Dryden, N.Y., Jan. 25, 1999.

Margaret Thorpe Smith Ed’25, Swarthmore, Pa., July 22, 2001.

Joseph Switken WEv’25, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., Sept. 20, 1998.

Leon H. Richman C’26 G’28 PSW’28, Beachwood, Ohio, May 3, 2001.

S. Burton Spirt C’26, Westport, Conn., Jan. 22, 2001.

Marguerite Krauss Ed’27, Philadelphia, July 15, 1998.

Harry D. Dermon W’28, Germantown, Tenn., retired real estate executive and property manager; Sept. 18.

David L. Ragland Jr. Ar’28, Ringgold, Va., Nov. 19, 1999.

H. Elaine Ramsey Ed’28 G’36, Hatboro, Pa., June 18, 2002.

Florence Disharoon Tobiessen CCT’28 PSW’30, Niskayuna, N.Y., a former social worker; Oct. 17. She was a past director of volunteers for the Chester County (Pa.) Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, and had served on the board of the Mental Health Association of Southeast Pennsylvania.

Robert N. Tuller W’28, Leesburg, Fla., Nov. 14.

James B. Willan C’28, Cockeysville, Md., April 15, 1998.

Alta Grant Samuels FA’29, Richmond, Va., Nov. 21, 2000.

Dr. Richard H. Walpole D’29, Rochester, N.Y., a retired dentist; Jan. 10, 2001.

Marcellus Wright Jr. Ar’29 GAr’30, Richmond, Va., a retired architect who had been managing partner of Marcellus Wright, Cox and Smith; March 13, 2002. In a second career, he was a consultant to the Virginia Department of Corrections for over 20 years. He had served on the national board of the American Institute of Architects. And he was active in the Richmond and regional planning commissions.

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1930s

Frank Carano C’30 L’33, Philadelphia, an attorney who had practiced immigration law in the city for more than 60 years, lately with Mattioni Ltd., and till within a few months of his death; Dec. 22. For his work in the reconstruction of Italy after the Second World War, he was honored with the title of Grande Ufficiale. And he had helped organize the America Italy Society of Philadelphia. He held several offices in the Philadelphia Bar, including chair of its disciplinary board. In 2001 he endowed a chair at the Penn Law School.

Sara Pinkerton Irwin G’30, Philadelphia, Dec. 4.

Conard W. Kinsey Jr. WEv’30, Philadelphia, Feb. 10, 1999.

Carolyn Boyd Kurtz Ed’30, Devon, Pa., June 15, 1998.

Florence Segal Lowe Ed’30, Washington, a retired public-relations executive who had managed public communications for the National Endowment for the Arts from 1970 to 1986; Nov. 14. She and her husband had been the Washington correspondents for Variety, TV Guide, and other publications.

Dr. Joseph F. Raffetto C’30 GM’38, Bayville, N.J., a retired allergist and immunologist who served as director of pediatrics at what is now the Jersey Shore Medical Center at Neptune from 1950 to 1965; Oct. 27. An assistant professor of pediatrics in the allergy section of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Newark, he had maintained a private practice in the Jersey Shore area for many years before retiring in 1993.

Howard S. Roberts WEF’30, Haverford, Pa., retired division sales manager for F.C. Haab Co., a Philadelphia fuel-oil retailer; Nov. 9. He earlier was general sales manager for Texaco Inc.

Emma R. Sidle Ed’30, West Grove, Pa., May 23, 2001.

Cyril Solomon W’30, Williamstown, Mass., March 5, 1999.

Mildred Sweet PSW’30, Towanda, Pa., executive director of the Bradford County Board of Public Assistance from 1937 until her retirement in 1979; Aug. 20. She had served on the boards of the local Association of Retarded Citizens, and the Bradford County Historical Society.

Bernard D. Abramson W’31, Rockville, Md., Oct. 3.

Rae L. Adelson WEF’31, Kingston, Pa., Sept. 5, 1998.

Dr. Nathaniel G. Berk C’31 M’35, West Palm Beach, Fla., a retired cardiologist who was a senior attending physician, from 1956 to 1973, and former chair of medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia; Oct. 26. He was a clinical professor of medicine at Temple University from 1967 to 1973, and he had taught at Hahnemann University from 1949 to 1967. He also was director of the Sydney Hillman Medical Center, 1959 to 1975. He retired in 1981.

Ruth Dekyne Cheverelli Ed’31, Lower Gwynedd, Pa., 1998.

Gladys Nickerson Edling Ed’31, Hopewell, N.J., Nov. 15.

Herbert W. Eyster Jr. WEv’31, Oxford, Pa., April 27, 2002.

Emeline Webster Lufkin PSW’31, Canaan, N.H., Feb. 19, 2002.

Dr. Harry A. Parlato C’31, Kensington, Conn., a retired physician who had maintained a practice in New Britain from 1938 to 1988; October. He was affiliated with the New Britain General Hospital and Memorial Hospital, at one time serving as its president.

John N. Curtis C’32, Vero Beach, Fla., Dec. 19, 2001.

Bertha J. King PSW’32, Yucca Valley, Calif., May 22, 2002.

Ruth MacCalmont Locke DH’32, State College, Pa., Aug. 18, 2001.

Mary Louise McGinley DH’32, Waynesboro, Pa., Oct. 18.

Dr. John G. Nace G’32, Newark, Del., retired headmaster of the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf; Nov. 14. Retiring in 1969, he served as a consultant at the newly opened Sterck School in Newark. During the Second World War, serving with the American Red Cross Military Relief, he was in its first unit to enter newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

Anna Fogelman Peters WEF’32, Myerstown, Pa., Nov. 1.

Dr. Albert E. Rigberg C’32 D’34, Urbana, Ill., a retired dentist; Sept. 2, 2001.

Fred F. Steingraber C’32, Hilton Head Island, S.C., March 23, 2002.

Walter C. Toucey W’32, Rye, N.Y., July 22.

Charles S. Ware Mu’32 Ed’33, Marmora, N.J., retired music consultant of some 25 years for the state of New Jersey in Gloucester County; Aug. 31. He had earlier served 12 years as music supervisor for the Haddonfield school district.

George M. Adams G’33, Fairfax, Va., Jan. 22, 1999.

Daniel V. Foster Jr. W’33, Bloomington, Minn., Sept. 6.

Dr. Charles Lee C’33 G’36 Gr’55, Wynnewood, Pa., emeritus professor of English at the University who had served as director of the undergraduate journalism program and was the first vice-dean at the Annenberg School for Communication (1959-65), and who was, for many years, an arts critic on local radio and television programs; Nov. 20. Born Charles Levy, he was an assistant instructor in English at Penn (1933-36), but resigned to become book editor of the Boston Herald-Traveler (1936-40), and the old Philadelphia Record (1940-47); and he was a contributing editor to the old Philadelphia Evening Bulletin (1947-49). In 1946 he returned to Penn as a part-time lecturer in journalism and was appointed full-time in 1949. He was promoted to associate professor of English in 1956 and subsequently full professor. He taught creative writing, non-fiction writing, and the writing of review and criticism. Dr. Lee became emeritus professor in 1983: he had taught at Penn for 50 years. He was an early editor of Almanac (1955-59), with Bruce Montgomery as managing editor; they jointly exhibited their paintings six times at the University’s Faculty Club, from 1985 to 1998. In the early 1960s he wrote a syndicated book-review column for several newspapers, and for 16 years regularly contributed reviews to The New York Times; and he wrote a books column for the Gazette (1958-1967). For eight years till 1973 he was a roving arts critic for the local WCAU-TV; in the late 1970s he joined the then-classical-music radio station WFLN as cultural critic, remaining there till 1997. He also hosted a popular series of lunches with authors at the old Bellevue Stratford Hotel. Dr. Lee wrote 11 books, including Weekend at the Waldorf (1945), Snow, Ice and Penguins (1950), The Hidden Public (1958), and Love, Life & Laughter (1990), and some poetry.

Emma Bauder Raymond Ed’33, Rochester, Minn., Sept. 1. In Oregon, she had worked as a secretary at the Corvallis Gazette-Times and then at Oregon State University, retiring in 1978.

Elizabeth N. Rayner PSW’33, Alexandria, Va., March 25, 1999.

K. F. Ralph Rochow L’33, York, Pa., a retired attorney, who had served as solicitor for the city’s school board for 40 years, and as solicitor for a number of local boards and authorities; Oct. 26. He was a past president of the York County Bar Association.

Bernice Bovell Swartley Ed’33, Missoula, Mont., Dec. 15, 1999.

Dr. O. Alton Watson GM’33, Oklahoma City, emeritus professor and chair of otolaryngology at the University of Oklahoma; Oct. 2. He was a trustee of the Oklahoma City University. And he was the co-founding first president of what is now Heritage Hills.

Ann Howell Chandler OT’34, Charlottesville, Va., Feb. 16, 2000.

Dr. Elizabeth M. Geffen Ed’34 Gr’58, Annville, Pa., Sept. 8.

Ruth Thornley Gerhart Ed’34, Wayne, Pa., Jan. 6, 2000.

Thomas W. Gordon WEv’34, Springfield, Pa., Jan. 7, 2002.

Eleanor E. Henshaw Ed’34, Bakersfield, Calif., April 22, 2002.

Helen Groh Milewski G’34, Camp Hill, Pa., Aug. 30, 2001.

Frank P. Mondelli WEF’34, Endicott, N.Y., Jan. 28, 1998.

Marshall A. Monsell Jr. WEv’34 W’38, Devon, Pa., retired regional operational manager for the Arco Corp.; Dec. 10. He was a past national director of the Navy League, and president of Philadelphia council. And had served on the board of the Easttown school district.

Sidney Rolland Phelps W’34, Fairview, N.C., Oct. 8. He worked for many years in publishing, retiring in 1975. At Penn he was coxswain on the 1934 varsity rowing team; and he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He is survived by his son Daniel A. Phelps C’63.

Ann Donalan Rainville DH’34, Ventnor, N.J., Oct. 4.

Elizabeth B. Shants Ed’34, Bryn Mawr, Pa., Aug. 1998.

Harry L. Watson Jr. ChE’34, Zelienople, Pa., May 24, 1998.

Albert B. Ade ME’35, Southampton, Pa., April 13, 2000.

Dr. Foscolo J. Caprio C’35 D’37, Scarborough, Maine, a dentist who had maintained a practice in Newark for many years before retiring in 1976; Nov. 19. At Penn he was a member of Mask & Wig.

Hon. John J. Geronimo C’35, Jersey City, N.J., a judge of the New Jersey Superior Court from 1974 to 1986; July 17. He was a past president of the Jersey City Board of Education, and corporate counsel for Hudson County. He had served on the board of the Jersey City Medical Center.

Samuel Kenin WEv’35, Philadelphia, Nov. 22, 1999.

Joseph Lenkowsky W’35, Greensboro, N.C., Jan. 15, 1999.

Amelia Blumenthal Perls CW’35, Armonk, N.Y., Aug. 29.

Elizabeth Read Ed’35 G’39, Marlton, N.J., April 8, 2000.

Galen H. Schlosser Ar’35 GAr’36, Neffsville, Pa., a retired architect who had worked for almost two decades with the Philadelphia firm of Louis H. Kahn; Dec. 8. He was the supervising architect for the Kahn-designed Jonas Salk Institute for the Biological Sciences (1967) in La Jolla, Calif.

Irving R. Segal C’35 L’38, Philadelphia, a retired partner, who specialized in labor law, with the law firm of Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis; Nov. 25. He joined the firm in 1939, then Schnader & Lewis; he retired as a partner in 1993, but continued to practice law. Over the years he handled several high-profile litigation cases, including those for Yellow Cab Co., AT&T, RCA, and NBC. One notable achievement was, in a series of more than 50 trials and appeals over 35 years, his enabling UPS to change its principal business from a department-store delivery service to a national parcel carrier. In 1987 the Philadelphia Bar Association endowed a lectureship in his name at Penn. At 65 years of age, he learned to ride a bicycle and play golf, and at 70, he became an enthusiastic pianist. At 84, he learned to use a computer and published an anecdotal autobiography, May It Please the Court.

Morton J. Weiner C’35, Wyncote, Pa., March 25, 2002.

J. Arch Williams Jr. W’35, Lake Ariel, Pa., Oct. 6.

Louis J. Biester C’36, Lansdowne, Pa., June 27, 1998.

Wayland F. Dunaway III L’36, State College, Pa., an attorney; Nov. 20.

Benjamin F. Hormel Jr. W’36, McCook, Neb., Oct. 15.

Lowell Iberg PSW’36, Rochester, Minn., Oct. 30.

Mario J. Meneses C’36, Miami, Dec. 20, 1998.

John E. Mosman W’36, Marion, Va., a retired Chicago stockbroker; Oct. 13.

H. Ford Oglesby C’36, Phoenixville, Pa., Sept. 30. He had been vice president of Lambda Chi fraternity.

Vincent C. Petrillo Ch’36, Hayward, Calif., Oct. 11, 2001.

Orville A. Petty W’36, Princeton N.J., former senior group vice president and a director of Lenox, maker of tableware, gifts, and collectibles; Jan. 29. From 1960 to 1980, he led marketing, dramatically expanding the product line and introducing Lenox to markets outside the United States. He previously had served as an executive at Schick, the electric shaver manufacturer. During the Second World War he served as executive assistant to the Chief of Ordnance at the Pentagon, achieving the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Army before his discharge in 1946. Active in his community, he was a life member of the Sons of the Revolution, Pennsylvania. He is survived by daughter Gail Petty Riepe CW’68 and son-in-law James S. Riepe W’65 WG’67. A son, O. Anderson Petty WG’68, predeceased him.

Solomon Raefsky C’36, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1999.

Dr. Sarah Foresman Hoyt Spofford GEd’36, Portal, Ariz., Oct. 26. An ornithologist, in the 1960s she had worked in public education at the Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology; she wrote Enjoying Birds in Upstate New York and Enjoying Birds Around New York City. For 30 years her bird sanctuary in Portal was visited by bird-lovers from around the world.

Charles N. Sturtevant Jr. C’36, Braintree, Mass., July 28, 2001.

Col. Daniel N. Sundt G’36, Kennett Square, Pa., March 15, 1999.

Palmer Wentworth C’36, Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 10, 1998.

Mary Shoener Farrow Ed’37, Northumberland, Pa., Oct. 28.

William L. Fieldman W’37, Encino, Calif., Dec. 6, 1998.

Dr. Marvin L. Gerber C’37, San Anselmo, Calif., retired chief of surgery at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Oakland; Oct. 20. Retiring from there in 1961, he served as chief of surgery, and once as president, of Marin General Hospital; he retired from medical practice in 1983.

Julius L. Korson C’37, Wyncote, Pa., July 8, 1998.

Clinton L. Mellor WEv’37, Elgin, Ariz., 2000.

Dr. James M. O’Brien M’37, Hermet, Calif., an ophthalmologist who practiced in El Centro from 1964 until his retirement in 1981; Sept. 15. He had earlier maintained a practice in Bridgeport, Conn., from 1947 to 1964. A devoted restorer of classic Lincoln motor cars, in 1952 he founded the Lincoln Owners Club.

Jonathan M. Peck W’37, Avon, Conn., Oct. 30. He had worked for the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., retiring in 1968. He was a co-founding president of Ye Old Connecticut Gun Guild.

Oliver E. Robinson GEd’37, Rehoboth Beach, Del., April 19, 2002.

Mary Fitzmaurice Scully Ed’37, Wyncote, Pa., Oct. 9.

Dr. Harvey H. Seiple GM’37, Millersville, Pa., a retired physician; March 10, 1998.

Dr. Jay E. Weidenhamer M’37, Redington Shores, Fla., a retired physician; July 18.

Edmund Backman C’38 L’41, Danville, Calif., an attorney; Oct. 12.

Jack Benkaim C’38, Sarasota, Fla., March 29, 1998.

Robert T. Bennett W’38, Manchester, Maine, May 29, 2002.

Douglas C. Eliason W’38, Wilmington, Del., Oct. 25.

Helen D. Frederick DH’38, Tavares, Fla., June 9, 2000.

Alexander Horwitz W’38, Sarasota, Fla., retired founder of the Binghampton (N.Y.) Paper Co.; Oct. 8. He was a corporate board member of New York State Electric & Gas; and he served on the board of the Jewish Federation of Broome County (N.Y.).

Dr. Bernard Labove C’38, Haverford, Pa., Nov. 21, 2001.

David L. Murzin C’38, Kingston, Pa., a retired certified public accountant with Shaffer and Murzin for many years; Sept. 29.

Robert J. Shilliday W’38, Berwyn, Pa., Dec. 1, 2000.

Dr. Fred I. Slutzky C’38 D’41, Ventnor City, N.J., a retired dentist; May 18, 1998.

Theodore Stone W’38, Boston, May 9, 2000.

Dr. Earl B. Wert C’38 M’40, Mobile, Ala., a retired physician who retired in 1982 after serving as county coroner for nearly three decades; July 22. Joining the Mobile Infirmary as a pathologist in 1948, he retired as director of its clinical laboratory in 1986.

Howard H. Baer WEv’39, Palmyra, Pa., Nov. 18, 2001.

Louis T. Dagrosa C’39, Portsmouth, R.I., a retired research chemist with Gulf Oil; Sept. 17.

Dr. Leo S. Halpern C’39 D’42, Parsippany, N.J., a retired dentist; Feb. 20, 1999.

Dr. Thomas H. Lambert GM’39, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., a retired physician; May 2, 2001.

Dr. Albert L. Leining C’39 D’41, Mount Pleasant, S.C., a retired dentist; July 1.

Elizabeth Lamborn Ed’39 GEd’40, Bryn Mawr, Pa., Jan. 25, 2000.

Col. Lawrence P. MacQueen W’39, Tigard, Ore., Aug. 28.

Dr. Andrew J. Panettieri GM’39, Delray Beach, Fla., a retired surgeon; Jan. 26, 1999.

Eleanor B. Smith G’39, Teaneck, N.J., March 5, 2002.

William K. Stewart W’39, Haverford, Pa., retired real estate developer who converted apartment buildings, in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Florida, into condominiums; Nov. 11.

Herman Widder W’39, New York, April 16, 2001.

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1940s

Charmion Coulter Getter CW’40, Twinsburg, Ohio, May 18, 2002.

Charles G. Gilmore WG’40, Pickerington, Ohio, retired vice president of Marsh & McLennan in Pittsburgh; Oct. 27.

Joan Michael Gosch CW’40, Feb. 18, 2002.

Dr. Peter J. Keenan GM’40, Greenbrae, Calif., a retired surgeon; Nov. 11.

Jane A. McCollister Ed’40 GEd’41, Merced, Calif., Feb. 11, 2000.

Anthony W. Ridgway Ar’40, Philadelphia, a retired teacher and librarian at the Episcopal Academy in Merion; Dec. 5. On the school’s staff for 47 years, he taught English, French, and Pennsylvania history in the upper school, directed drama productions, and he established the fine-arts department. He was described as Episcopal’s Mr. Chips.

Miriam Mednick Rothman Ed’40 PSW’43, Philadelphia, a retired social worker with the Philadelphia School District, where she created a notable program for teenage mothers; Sept. 19. She was a past president of both the Wilma Theatre Co. and the Zero Movement Dance Co. She wrote The Runaway Bride (2000), a memoir cookbook about life in the Strawberry Mansion district of the city in the first half of last century. She had taught at Penn.

Herbert D. Schlechter C’40, New York, Aug. 29. He had worked for the Bernard Ginsley Corp. At Penn he was a member of Sigma Lambda Pi fraternity.

Dr. Harriet Sommer Shatin G’40, Boca Raton, Fla., retired director of microbiology at the East Orange ( N.J.) Veterans Hospital; Sept. 2.

Mary Seaman Stiles G’40, Cocoa Beach, Fla., March 26, 1998.

Daniel M. F. Thornton G’40, Wilmington, Del., March 17, 2000.

A. Lynn Corcelius L’41, Bradenton, Fla., an attorney; Aug. 15.

Sumner R. Davis W’41, Dunedin, Fla., former head of a firm in Hartford, Conn., that manufactured fasteners; Nov. 4.

Alfred Engelmyer WEF’41, Scranton, Pa., Oct. 28.

Vincent A. Hartgen FA’41 GFA’42, Orono, Maine, emeritus professor of art and former curator of the art collection at the University of Maine; Nov. 27. During the Second World War, he served in the U.S. Army’s Camouflage Design Unit. An accomplished artist, he had held more than 75 shows of his watercolors and pen & ink sketches. At Penn he ran in the Penn Relays.

Dr. John B. Kelley D’41, Northport, N.Y., a retired dentist; May 7, 2002.

Harry Kristiniak C’41, Philadelphia, Sept. 7, 1998.

Dr. Edward M. Krusen C’41 M’44, Dallas, retired professor and founding chief of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor University; Sept. 14. He specialized in neuromuscular disorders.

Dr. Gertrude Malz G’41, Newtown Square, Pa, Feb. 8, 1998.

James M. Marshall Jr. WG’41, Lincoln, Del., Jan. 31, 1999.

Carl D. Newton II W’41, San Antonio, Tex., former head of his family’s firm, Fox Photo, which had branches in 220 cities across the country when it was sold to the Eastman Kodak Co. in 1986; Nov. 14.

Justus K. Orlemann ChE’41, Palmer, Pa., Sept. 8. He had worked for the Pfizer Corp. for many years.

Helen Greisler Phillips CW’41, Kensington, Md., Feb. 26, 2002.

W. Thomas Robinson G’41, Vienna, Va., Aug. 28, 1998.

Roy M. Schoenbrod Ar’41, Chicago, July 3.

Bernard T. Smith W’41, Philadelphia, June 9, 2002.

Charles M. Snyder C’41, Houston, July 7, 2000.

Henry L. Sondheim C’41, New York, March 22, 1998.

Edwin K. Taylor L’41, White Plains, N.Y., an attorney; Feb. 17, 2001.

Herbert B. Taylor ChE’41, Virginia Beach, Va., Sept. 6.

Kent L. Worthington G’41, Osterville, Mass., Sept. 9. A retired university teacher; he later worked for People’s Drug Stores in Washington.

Bernard Epstein W’42, Spring Garden, Pa., a partner of Epstein Building Co. in York; Sept. 5. He was a former director of the old Commonwealth National Bank in York; and he had served on the board of the local Jewish community center. He is survived by his daughter Janet Epstein Wolper OT’77.

Dr. William T. Gallaher M’42 GM’46, Bethany Beach, Del., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist; Sept. 2.

Donald C. Higgins WEF’42, Harrisburg, Pa., May 23, 2001.

Margaret Schnug Hitchcock DH’42, Atlanta, Oct. 27. Married to a diplomat, she lived in various world capitals; they retired to Atlanta in 1982.

Emma Mary Smyser Hubsch GEd’42, Boca Raton, Fla., a retired teacher of history and civics in the Lower Merion (Pa.) School District; Dec. 6.

Lewis C. Maull WEv’42, Rocky River, Ohio, Jan. 1, 2002.

Grace B. K. McDonnell NEd’42, Scranton, Pa., June 3, 1999.

Edward W. McGettigan W’42, Falls Church, Va., April 23, 2001.

J. Stuart McGovern W’42, New York, a retired sales and marketing executive for the Hearst Corp., mostly working with Good Housekeeping magazine; Dec. 15.

Rev. John H. Ness G’42, Quincy, Pa., Sept. 18, 2000.

Sylvester J. Morrow WEv’42, Miami, Oct. 29, 1999.

Mildred J. Seaborne G’42, Baltimore, Sept. 14, 1998.

R. Henry Seelaus W’42, Gladwyne, Pa., retired vice president of international operations for Yarway Corp., a manufacturer in Blue Bell of specialty valves; Oct. 29.

Charlotte M. Trout CW’42, Modesto, Calif., Jan. 19, 1999.

Madeline R. Chambers GEd’43, Mifflintown, Pa., July 29, 2001.

Rita Bove Hanlan CW’43, Lafayette Hill, Pa., Nov. 4. A member of the Executive Committee of Class of 1943, she was active in planning its upcoming 60th Reunion.

John A. Hilton C’43, Sea Bright, N.J., Sept. 11. He had worked in his family’s clothing business. At Penn he earned varsity letters in swimming, boxing, and fencing, and he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Dr. Harold R. Horn C’43 M’45, Lincoln, Neb., a retired orthopedist; Oct. 24.

Dr. Mehran Wilbert Looloian M’43, Auburn, Maine, a physician; July 26.

Dr. Martin M. Mandel C’43, Blue Bell, Pa., a retired neurologist who had maintained practices in Jenkintown and Meadowbrook; Dec. 7. Retiring in 1994, he served as director of the Diabetic Neuropathy Centre at Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation in Malvern, where he set up a diabetic fitness center in 1998. Specializing in nerve damage caused by diabetes, he wrote Diabetes: Don’t Fear It, Beat It! (1996).

Dr. Hyman Menduke C’43 Gr’52, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Sept. 23, 1999.

Dr. Claude Lowry Pressly M’43, Charlotte, N.C., a general surgeon who had maintained a practice there from 1951 until 1984; Sept. 3.

Jacob L. Szerlip W’43, West Palm Beach, Fla., a retired vice president at Lehman Brothers in New York; Oct. 28. At Penn he was a president of Kappa Nu fraternity. He served as a decorated bomber pilot during the Second World War.

Harry N. Wessel Jr. W’43, Mashpee, Mass., Nov. 22.

Margaret B. Whittlesey PSW’43, South Hero, Vt., emeritus associate professor of social work at the University of Vermont; Oct. 24. She had joined the faculty there in 1964 and helped develop its social work program.

James Gann WG’44, Norwich, Conn., Nov. 11.

Ruth A. Kossatz CW’44, Philadelphia, April 27, 2002.

Dr. John G. Locke D’44, Raritan, N.J., a retired dentist; Sept. 6.

Dr. James S. McAfee Jr. C’44 D’45, Lower Gwynedd, Pa., a retired dentist; Oct. 3.

Dr. Louis Phaff D’44, Deltona, Fla., a retired dentist; May 21, 2001.

Willard M. Porterfield III C’44, Montreal, Dec. 16, 2001. He was director of international planning at the Royal Bank of Canada, and had taught at Concordia University. He is survived by his son Willard M. Porterfield IV C’69.

Dr. Lowell Schoenfeld Gr’44, Grand Island, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2002.

Dr. Harvey P. Sidwell M’44, Bel Air, Md., a retired physician; Aug. 18.

Barbara E. Smith Ed’44 GEd’47, Lincoln City, Ore., April 12, 2002.

Rhys L. Stanger W’44, Amelia Island, Fla., retired head of the Giegerich Co., a real estate development firm in Westport, Conn.; Nov. 17.

Mary Krieger Wolle Ed’44 GEd’49, Fresno, Calif., Jan. 7, 2001.

Corinne Aherne Abel G’45, Gwynedd, Pa., Aug. 16.

Leslie Edgcomb Jr. W’45, Kennebunk, Maine, retired vice president of his family firm, Edgcomb Steel Co.; 10, 2001.

Ellery B. Haskell G’45, Schenectady, N.Y., Sept. 1.

Myrtle M. Hayer OT’45, Cedar, Minn., April 13, 2002.

Dr. Elmer L. Macht Jr. M’45 GM’49, Blue Bell, Pa., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist at Horsham and Abington Memorial Hospital; Dec. 6. After he retired from the delivering of babies in 1988, he continued his gynecological practice until 1997. A member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, he had taught at Temple University Medical School in the 1980s.

Myron H. Stern W’45, Sarasota, Fla., Feb. 1, 2002.

Rosalyn E. Blymire Watkins DH’45, Amarillo, Tex., Oct. 8.

Dr. Frederick G. Panico C’46 M’48, Ventnor City, N.J., a retired physician; Nov. 16, 2001.

John L. Frederick C’46 G’48, Reading, Pa., Oct. 24.

Fay Karol WEv’46, Philadelphia, head of her family’s wholesale produce firm, Jesse Pitt Co., from the late 1940s till her retirement in 2000; Nov. 4.

Lou Locke ME’46, Suisun City, Calif., June 1, 2002.

Dr. Joseph E. Skladany GM’46, Mountain Top, Pa., a retired dentist ; Sept. 22.

Rev. William R. Allen C’47, Ocean View, N.J., Jan. 19, 1999.

J. Thomas Kennedy W’47, Fairfield, Conn., Sept. 1.

Alfred F. Millard W’47, Willow Grove, Pa., May 14, 2002.

Dr. Alan C. Ray D’47, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a retired dentist; Oct. 17, 1999.

Bruce J. Rentschler GEd’47, Reading, Pa., Nov. 30, 1999.

Dr. Robert D. Runyan D’47, Dover, Pa., a dentist who had practiced in the York area for 53 years, retiring in 2000; Sept. 24.

Robert M. Byrne GEE’48, New Fairfield, Conn., Oct. 10.

Kenneth O. Cale WEv’48, Stuart, Fla., 2001.

Henry P. Creed W’48, Glen Mills, Pa., a retired comptroller for Septa; Nov. 30.

Dr. Robert J. Gibbons GM’48, Pinehurst, N.C., a retired surgeon; Aug. 25.

Robert F. Hearn W’48, West Chester, Pa., a retired managing auditor for the DuPont Co.; Nov. 17.

John E. Miller W’48, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., June 11, 1998.

Dr. Robert Evans Miller M’48, Charlotte, N.C., a physician; March 15, 2002.

Joan Albrecht Parsons CCC’48, Carmel, Calif., Oct. 28.

Mary McGlynn Ranalli Ed’48, Philadelphia, retired school nurse; Nov. 19. She had earlier taught for many years.

Stuart P. Rich C’48, West Chester, Pa., June 10, 2002.

Scott W. Scully L’48, North Yarmouth, Maine, secretary and general counsel for the Maine Central Railroad from 1950 to 1985; Oct. 22. He was a past treasurer of the Portland Museum of Art, and he was a founding director of Sugaloaf Mountain.

Esther L. Shipe Ed’48 GEd’50, Jacksonville, Fla., March 22, 2000.

Harry Tobey GME’48, Princeton, N.J., March 4, 2001.

Dr. Michael J. Toconita Ed’48 GEd’51 Gr’64, Havertown, Pa., Dec. 22, 2001.

Ora W. Wood Votti Ed’48, The Villages, Fla., Sept. 4. Married to Carl Edward Votti C’49 (who died in 1999), she lived and worked in many parts of the country, following his 35-year career with the DuPont Co.: in Philadelphia she taught dancing; in West Virginia she was an agent for an employment agency; in North Carolina she was a buyer for a women’s department store, taught elementary school and taught college, and ran an art studio; in South Carolina she owned a secretarial service; and in Texas, she was a realtor.

O. Emerson Waller WEv’48, Wilmington, Del., Jan. 4, 2001.

Dr. Samuel M. Wilson WG’48 Gr’55, Abington, Pa., emeritus professor of management and business at Temple University who had taught there from 1948 till his retirement in 1992; Nov. 20. He was a former chair of department and a former associate dean of the business school.

Elizabeth A. Barto Ed’49, Schwenksville, Pa., May 28, 2002.

Robert W. Bird W’49, Bradenton Beach, Fla., Jan. 23, 2000.

Carleton L. Bradbury W’49, Cumberland Center, Maine, Oct. 27, 2001.

Robert R. Ferguson Jr. WG’49, Montclair, N.J., retired chair, president, and chief executive officer of the old First Fidelity Bank; June 2, 2002. He supervised the merger that created the Fidelity.

Lt.Col. Robert R. Hartsig WG’49, Trumbull, Conn., Sept. 11.

Dr. Paul E. MacHemer Gr’49, Port Clyde, Maine, Oct. 24, 1999.

Fanny Dutrieuille Redmond Ed’49, Philadelphia, a retired teacher and later counselor in the Philadelphia School District; Sept. 20. Married to a Methodist pastor who served in far-flung towns in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey, she nevertheless commuted for the 44 years she worked in Philadelphia.

Dr. Joseph E. Rex D’49, Key Largo, Fla., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Bridgeport, Conn., for many years; Nov. 11. After retiring to the Florida Keys, for 12 years he worked at the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

Edward A. Saddy W’49, Cullman, Ala., Sept. 4.

Dr. Bernard Schepartz Gr’49, Philadelphia, emeritus professor of biochemistry at Thomas Jefferson University; Sept. 27, 2000.

Alexander W. Scott Ed’49, Morrisville, Pa., Jan. 30, 1999.

Taubert G. Stein W’49, Mahwah, N.J., March 1, 2002. He is survived by his son, Richard A. Stein CE’79.

Gordon B. Waugh EE’49, Cornelius, N.C., April 4, 2000.

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1950s

Frank X. Goelz G’50, Ambler, Pa., Oct. 2.

Dr. Levin B. Hanigan GrEd’50, Mountainside, N.J., superintendent of the local district from 1960 to 1980; June 5, 2002. He had taught at Rutgers University in Brunswick. He wrote The School Principal and the Reading Program and Handwriting in Primary Grades.

William I. Mirkil Jr. W’50, Gladwyne, Pa., a retired real estate broker who specialized in packaging land parcels for housing developers on the Main Line and Chester Co.; Oct. 27.

Dr. Charles W. Quimby Jr. C’50 M’54 L’59, Franklin, Tenn., retired professor of anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University; June 29, 2002.

Hugh F. Roberts Jr. W’50, Lakeland, Fla., Nov. 20. He was head of Educational Enterprises, which provided school supplies and also administered an academy for training nannies.

Dr. R. Ross Roby M’50, Kennett Square, Pa., a retired psychiatrist who had practiced at Mercer County Child Guidance Clinic in Trenton, N.J., and the Northeast Community Center for Mental Health at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia; Nov. 17. As a conscientious objector during the Second World War he performed alternative service at the old Byberry State Psychiatric Hospital, where his experiences led him to a career in psychiatry. A Quaker, he served on the committee of oversight for Germantown Friends School.

Dr. Carl R. Ruch M’50, Bath, Pa., a physician; April 23, 2001.

Stanley Scherdorf W’50, Palm Desert, Calif., Oct. 1, 2001.

Dr. Joseph R. Skyer GM’50, Palm Beach, Fla., a retired rheumatologist; November.

Walter K. Smith WG’50, Biglerville, Pa., retired manager of Patton township; Nov. 8. He had earlier served as borough manager or secretary for New Holland and Shippensburg.

Shirley Stein SW’50, Princeton, N.J., a social worker for 30 years with the Children’s Guidance Center of Princeton; Sept. 18.

Robert H. Yard C’50, Virginia Beach, Va., July 26.

Joseph A Baccino WEv’51 CGS’62, Wilmington, Del., Jan. 23, 2001.

Jesse J. Dagenhardt C’51, Spring Garden, Pa., a certified kitchen designer with Stuart Kitchen in Baltimore, who retired in 1987; Sept. 29. Previously he was owner of Gettysburg Building Supply.

Dr. Seth H. Douthett M’51, Green Valley, Ariz., following a career in private practice in Chandler, Ariz., and Long Beach, Calif., he retired as chief of service of rehabilitation medicine at the V.A. Hospital of Salisbury, N.C.; Oct. 31.

William A. Gordon III WG’51, Binghampton, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2001.

Arthur A. Harnisch W’51, Shelton, Wash., retired chief economist for the Seattle branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Feb. 10, 2002.

Susan Budd Johnson Ed’51, Wilmington, Del., Aug. 27.

Dr. Bernard G. Kelner GrD’51, Philadelphia, retired associate superintendent of the Philadelphia School District; Dec. 13. He wrote the policy banning corporal punishment, helped start summer schools in the district, and worked on the revision of the student-promotion policy.

Thomas C. F. Lowry G’51, New Suffolk, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2000.

Regina B. Matela Nu’51 GEd’57, Philadelphia, March 10, 2002.

Raymond S. Murgatroyd Jr. Ed’51, Phoenixville, Pa., March 25, 2002.

Kenneth Parker W’51, Denver, retired manager of Spotsylvania County in Virginia; Aug. 26.

Dr. Allan J. Relkin D’51, East Orange, N.J., a dentist; Dec. 14, 2000.

Clarence H. Simmons Jr. WEv’51, Wayne, Pa., Jan. 7, 1998.

Dr. Charles P. Balant Gr’52, Newcastle, Maine, Oct. 23, 2000.

Andrew G. Foote Jr. W’52, West Harwich, Mass., a retired accountant; Sept. 6.

Dr. Thomas A. Hanson M’52, Augusta, Ga., a pediatrician; Nov. 1.

Lawrence A. Levine W’52, Miami, Aug. 25.

Bertram M. Light Jr. L’52, Califon, N.J., an attorney; Oct. 23.

Dr. DeForrest W. Marchant C’52, Haverford, Pa., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who had practiced at Lankenau Hospital from 1962 to 1997, where he was chief of obstetrics for 24 years; Oct. 31. He had also served as clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Anthony J. Palazzolo M’52, Jenkintown, Pa., a physician who had maintained a practice in the Lawndale district of Northeast Philadelphia for more than 50 years; Nov. 4. He saw his last patient in September. He had also served as medical director for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Philadelphia Daily News from 1958 to 1989.

Daniel P. Reese C’52, North East, Pa., March 24, 2002.

Carl W. Anderson W’53, Miami, Feb. 12, 2001.

Paul M. Bohos W’53 WG’58, Bryn Mawr, Pa., June 2, 1999.

Edgar D. Bonsall Jr. WEv’53, Annville, Pa., Nov. 9, 1998.

Helen D. Connors Nu’53, Newtown, Pa., April 26, 1998.

Jean E. Crawford CW’53, Phoenix, May 9, 1998.

John F. Delissio G’53, Hillsborough, N.J., a retired sales and marketing executive; Sept. 11. He had taught at Raritan Valley Community College.

Charles J. Donahue WEv’53, Plymouth Meeting, Pa., Oct. 13, 2000.

Dr. Ernest Goldsmith C’53, Neptune Beach, Fla., June 20, 2001.

Dr. Dorris Guerin Nu’53 GNu’64, Villas, N.J., July 17, 2001.

Dr. Carl L. Huntley D’53, Schenectady, N.Y., a dentist; Nov. 20.

Donald A. Jacoby W’53, San Carlos, Calif., Sept. 7, 2001.

Arkady Kalishevsky G’53, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., a retired coordinator of international licensing for GlaxoSmithKline; Nov. 11.

Elma W. Mahony Nu’53, Paramus, N.J., Oct. 14, 2000.

William J. Maloney WEv’53, Havertown, Pa., Aug. 2, 1998.

James D. McLaughlin CCC’53, Claymont, Del., Dec. 30, 2000.

Dr. William T. Reich Gr’53, Staunton, Va., Jan. 21, 2001.

Edwin J. Ryan WEv’53, Drexel Hill, Pa., Nov. 21, 1998.

Sally A. Schinderman CW’53, New York, Feb. 1, 1998.

Raymond H. Shinn CCC’53, Morrisville, Pa., Jan. 20, 2001.

Eugene R. Smith W’53, Reston, Va., June 13, 2001.

Dudley A. Tremble WG’53, Westwood, N.J., Jan. 6, 2002.

Edward J. Williams W’53, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, May 21, 2001.

Charles I. Bertolet C’54, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Calif., retired credit manager for Xpedx; Sept. 21. For many years he worked in the aerospace industry, notably in the Titan and Gemini programs for Lockheed Martin. At Penn he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Dr. William T. Creson WG’54, Napa, Calif., Aug. 15, 1998.

Raymond F. Drozdowski C’54, Cherry Hill, N.J., an attorney; Oct. 22.

Dr. Joseph F. Lutz GM’54, Morristown, N.J., retired chief of anesthesiology at Orange Memorial Hospital and later St. Mary’s Hospital; Sept. 24. He was a pioneer in the use of epidural anesthesia, inventing the Lutz Epidural Needle, and he traveled throughout the world advocating its use in childbirth.

Dr. Richard J. Puglisi D’54, Binghamton, N.Y., a dentist; June 5, 1999.

Dr. Louis L. Pytlewski Jr. C’54 Gr’60, Philadelphia, professor of chemistry at Drexel University from 1962 to 1997; Oct. 24.

Anne Swaim Reilly CW’54, Wilmington, Del., Aug. 19. She is survived by her husband, Joseph L. Reilly Jr. WG’55.

Rev. Gordon Shelley CCC’54, Crystal River, Fla., June 17, 2002.

Alvin W. Sklower W’54, Rockleigh, N.J., Sept. 14.

Dr. Andrew W. Butchko M’55 GM’59, Sharon, Pa., a retired a physician; Nov. 5, 2001.

Dr. William H. Hartley Gr’55, Hampstead, N.C., Aug. 16.

Mark S. Levitan W’55, Cheraw, S.C., Nov. 13.

Dr. William A. Limberger Jr. V’55, West Chester, Pa., a veterinarian; March 27, 2002.

Dr. Theodore W. Offner M’55, Somerton, Pa., a physician; Nov. 5.

Josephine M. Procopio Nu’55, Shamokin, Pa., April 3, 1999.

Richard W. Reddy WEF’55, Reading, Pa., a retired engraving supervisor at the Reading Eagle Co.; Nov. 12. He had been with the company for 50 years. During the Second World War he served in the U.S. Army and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Gordon R. Smith C’55, Berkeley, Calif., Dec. 23, 2001.

Leslie Woods CW’55, Mountain Home, Ariz., Feb. 10, 2002.

Dr. Leonard N. Bidwell C’56 Gr’60, Cherry Hill, N.J., associate professor of mathematics who had been teaching at Rutgers University’s Camden campus for 40 years; Nov. 27.

Leonard I. Green WG’56, Los Angeles, founder of Leonard Green & Partners, the largest merchant and investment bank on the West Coast; Oct. 25. He established the firm in 1989. A founding director of the Los Angeles Opera, he was chair of its board, having served as president and chief executive from 1998 to 2001.

Dr. Ernest A. Korber D’56, Newark, Del., a retired a dentist who had maintained a practice there for 39 years; Nov. 15.

James K. Breene Jr. G’57, New Preston Marble Dale, Conn., Aug. 16.

Dr. Richard D. Derstine V’57, West Rockhill, Pa., a retired veterinarian; Nov. 3. Chair of the township’s board of supervisors for 32 years, he promoted setting aside tax monies to preserve open space. He was a past president of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors; and he was a founding chair of the Pennridge Regional Police Commission.

Dr. James H. Maxwell M’57, Colorado Springs, a physician; June 19, 2002.

George B. Sweeney Jr. WG’57, Hockley, Tex., a retired vice president of the Exxon Corp.; Sept. 28. He had served on the boards of the Karachi American School in Pakistan and the Jesuit College Preparatory School in Houston.

Leo Mandrakos WG’58, New York, Aug. 24, 1999.

Dr. Gaylord E. McKissick V’58 G’61, Bridgewater, N.J., a retired senior investigator at the Mercks Branchburg Farm; Dec. 15. He had earlier taught on the faculties of Purdue and Ohio State universities. He maintained a private veterinarian practice in Bridgewater until his death.

Robert L. Pillarella W’58, Newtown Square, Pa., a retired contract administrator for RCA; Oct. 30. He had also taught business at St. Joseph’s University for many years.

Dr. Richard H. DeLong D’59, Ardmore, Pa., a dentist; July 24, 2001.

Dr. Luis J. Melendez GM’59, Ponce, P.R., a dentist; Aug. 20, 2000.

Dr. Stephen J. Prevoznik M’59 GM’62, Havertown, Pa., emeritus professor of anesthesiology at the University; Nov. 12. He joined the faculty in 1960, and was appointed full professor in 1978; he retired in 1994. For much of his time at Penn, he wrote departmental Christmas poems, often a history of the year just past, earning the affectionate title of “poet laureate of Penn.”

Rosalie Rambo Stone CW’59, Avalon, N.J., Sept. 28.

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1960s

Letitia Henderson Bingham CW’60, Guilford, Conn., Oct. 28. She had been an administrator at the graduate school of the University of New Haven.

Joseph E. Hill III C’60, New York, Oct. 21.

Clarke H. Ivins W’60, Spring, Tex., July 31.

David M. Pressner W’60, Carrollwood, Fla., professor of business at Keiser College in Lakeland; Oct. 10.

Peter W. Rowe L’60, Eastville, Va., an attorney; Aug. 26.

Ann Savisky G’60, Verona, Pa., Nov. 1, 2000.

Virginia Schaefer Nu’60, Norristown, Pa., July 2.

Thelma S. Schmitt GEd’60, Bryn Mawr, Pa., Jan. 29, 2002.

Alan M. Sklar WEv’60, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 2000.

Alvin L. Vivatson G’60, Philadelphia, April 2, 1998.

Ulysses W. Jones GEd’61 SW’72, Louisville, Ky., a retired counselor with the Philadelphia School District; Oct. 18. For many years he was an officer in the Camden, N.J., branch of the NAACP.

John R. Lowry CGS’61, Aiken, S.C., a retired industrial-plastics engineer with Rohm & Haas in Philadelphia; Oct. 18.

Dr. Jacqueline A. Roy D’61, New York Mills, N.Y., a dentist; Jan. 5, 2002.

David L. Clough WEF’62, Rockville, Md., June 21, 2002.

William C. Harvey C’62, Forty Fort, Pa., March 16, 2001.

Burton Hoffman L’62, Bethesda, Md., an economist and lawyer for the CIA from 1966 until retiring in 2000; Oct. 17. He had analysed the economics of the Middle East, advised on maritime law, negotiated arms-control conventions, and helped review secret materials for declassification. Since the 1980s he had taught at Northern Virginia Community College, the University of Virginia, and Central Texas College.

Paul A. Oldroyd C’62, Philadelphia, May 18, 1999.

Dr. Carl W. Orgell Gr’62, Bonita Springs, Fla., retired president of Amoco BioProducts; Oct. 18.

Dr. Margaret F. W. Saxton GCP’62, Alexandria, Va., April 17, 2002. She had worked for the EPA in Washington.

Rene A. Coulet Dugard GEd’63, Newark, Del., Feb. 8, 2002.

Ellen Hood Creskoff CW’64, Philadelphia, a scientific abstractor, translator, and consultant; Dec. 9, 2000. She had worked at the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, and other organizations. She co-wrote several articles for science journals, did scientific translations from 12 languages, and translated a Russian text on neurophysiology. She had served on the board of the Delaware Valley Translators Association. And for many years she had served on the board of HIAS, the Jewish immigration service. Coming from a wide Penn family she is survived by her mother, Dr. Lelage Grosner Kanes CW’40 GEd’61 GrEd’71, and her brother, Harry Levine WEv’76.

Dr. Roger W. Greenlee D’64, Morrisville, Pa., a dentist who had maintained a practice in Billings, Mont.; April 27, 2001.

Beatrice B. Blakeman Karstad GCP’64, Cataumet, Mass., Oct. 21. A former city planner for the State of New Jersey.

William J. Kotchen C’64, Chester, Conn., retired founding partner of the law firm of Kotchen & Ripper in Rocky Hill; Nov. 26. Later he worked in real estate development and management. He served on the board of Goodspeed Opera House Foundation, and since 1994 as president of Suffield Academy.

Lucy Rueb Piehler GEd’64, Haworth, N.J., April 12, 2001.

Martin L. Wiener W’64, Livingston, N.J., an attorney; Nov. 14.

Sally R. Aronstein G’65, Philadelphia, 2000.

Norman A. Lavin W’65, Larchmont, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2002. He was a principal with Zolfo Cooper, LLC, in Manhattan.

Alfred Leone GEE’65, Toms River, N.J., May 16, 2002.

Nancy Cavanaugh Loder Nu’65, Ridgewood, N.J., a registered nurse who served as office manager for a local physician; Sept. 14.

G. William Gideon C’67, Fairfield, Pa., Oct. 27. He had worked for the Hart Center in New Oxford.

Dr. Joan F. Grindley GNu’67, Milton, Mass., Aug. 28.

Ruth Rubin Gluck CW’67, New York, Oct. 21, 1999.

Dana B. Hopkins Jr. WG’67, Baton Rouge, La., a retired employee of the Albemarle Corp.; Sept. 9. He was also an instructor at Louisiana State University.

Alan R. Markizon L’67, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, an attorney; Sept. 22.

Dr. Alexander Obolensky Gr’67, New Bedford, Mass., Jan. 26, 2002.

Richard J. Swanson W’67, Greenville, N.C., Oct. 28, 2000.

Dr. Norma E. Dunn Gr’68, Winchester, Va., Feb. 10, 2001.

Dr. James M. Kellers G’68, Summit, N.J., March 19, 2001.

Dr. Dennis C. W. Leung D’68, Grymes Hill, N.Y., a dentist who had maintained a private practice for 30 years; Oct. 1.

Arthur M. Roberts GEE’68, Normal, Ill., June 21, 2002.

Peter D. Fischer C’69, Chevy Chase, Md., Jan. 29, 2001.

Dr. Louis D. Mitchell SW’69, Langhorne, Pa., Dec. 10, 2001.

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1970s

Robert E. Wentz C’70, Philadelphia, April 15, 2002.

Claire Girvan Eikel SW’71, Madison, Wisc., a former social worker; Oct. 5. She later worked for the Pleasant Co., in Middleton.

Samuel J. Albom L’72, New Haven, Conn., an attorney in private practice in Norwalk; June 29, 2002.

Irma B. Meshkov CGS’72, Philadelphia, Jan. 3, 2001.

Col. R. Paul G. Atkinson G’73, Blue Bell, Pa., Oct. 1.

Christopher A. Glenn C’74, Mission Hills, Kan., Sept. 18.

Dr. Irving P. Silverman D’74, Cherry Hill, N.J., a dentist who had maintained a practice in Bridgeton since 1976; Oct. 1.

Richard S. Weiner L’74, Brick, N.J., an antique book dealer who with his wife had owned and operated Escargot Books in Brielle for the last 22 years; Sept. 25.

Keith T. Wright W’74, Glassboro, N.J., Nov. 27.

Janis I. Balodis WEv’75, Hightstown, N.J., April 18, 2001.

Dr. Persio A. Bencosme GM’75, Arlington, Va., an ophthalmologist; May 27, 2000.

Dr. MaryJane A. Julian Crisci CW’75, New Philadelphia, Pa., a physician; Jan. 10, 1999.

Craig F. Kelly C’75, White Plains, N.Y., an attorney in private practice in New York; Oct. 25. He had worked in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office for 12 years.

Dr. Silvio J. Zappasodi C’75, Cherry Hill, N.J., a pulmonologist who set up the first sleep-disorders clinic in southern New Jersey; Dec. 13. He was an associate professor of medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford. He was chief of the editorial board of Osteopathic Medical News.

Kathleen Martin-La Barge WEv’78, Phoenix-ville, Pa., Feb. 24, 1999.

Dr. B. Meredith Burke Gr’79, Santa Barbara, Calif., a demographer who served as a senior writing fellow with Californians for Population Stabilization, a lobby group for immigration limitation; Dec. 11. Also interested in women’s rights and public-health issues, she wrote a book on prenatal testing and founded Lariam Action USA, an information service for users of mefloquine, an anti-malaria drug.

Dr. Irving D. Snook WEv’79 Gr’97, Audubon, Pa., head of Presbyterian Hospital, from 1981 until 1995, when it merged with the University of Pennsylvania Health System; Nov. 24. He later taught courses in hospital administration at Pennsylvania State University’s Great Valley campus. He is survived by his daughter Dr. Pamela A. Snook Nu’88 GNu’96.

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1980s

Karen C. Evans SW’80, Philadelphia, June 7, 2002.

Richard P. Krukowski WG’80, Upper Makefield, Pa., vice president of marketing for Amarin Pharmaceuticals in Warren, N.J.; Nov. 25.

Mary Ann Edgerton WG’81, Old Saybrook, Conn., a retired executive with Kaiser Permanente in Northern California; Oct. 7.

Elaine Lucabaugh Sellers GNu’81, Philadelphia, Aug. 8.

Gary W Shaw C’81, Minneapolis, June 21, 2002.

Alan J. White WG’81, Hamlin, N.Y., July 15, 1998.

Douglas H. Kane GLA’83, Quincy, Mass., Oct. 19.

Randi S. Wittlin W’83, Great Neck, N.Y., 2001.

Daniel Matthew Kerrane Jr. C’87, Winnetka, Ill., co-founder of DBS Partners and Wharton Development Group; Oct. 28. At Penn he was a member of the lightweight crew; and he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity.

Thomas A. Casey C’88 EAS’88 G’89, East Haven, Conn., a doctoral student and teaching assistant in political science and at Yale University; November. At Penn he was a distance runner on the track and field team.

Rosalie A. McCarthy WG’88, Novato, Calif., Aug. 20.

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1990s

Kathryn M. Cahill GNu’92, Maple Shade, N.J., June 30, 2002.

Gautam Kuma Kalra WG’93, Castro Valley, Calif., April 6, 2002.

Eric Scott Palace C’93 W’93, Boston, Dec. 12. A memorial scholarship has been established in his name at the University.

Ramez Ejaz Qureshi C’93, Scarsdale, N.Y., March 17, 2001.

Umaharan Andrew Selva W’93, Sherman Oaks, Calif., Feb. 2, 2002.

Maria C. Danaher GM’97, Newark, N.J.; Nov. 15. She had worked for Baxter Laboratories in Columbia, Md.

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Faculty & Staff

Dr. Rupert E. Billingham Hon’92, Vineyard Haven, Mass., former professor and chair of medical genetics at the University; Nov. 16. While a student at the University of Oxford he worked with Peter Medawar on tissue rejection: when Medawar won a Nobel Prize for medicine in 1960, he shared the money with his former student. Dr. Billingham came to this country in the 1950s to head a research group at the Wistar Institute on the Penn campus. He chaired Penn’s medical-genetics department from 1965 until 1971, when he accepted a position at the University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas, retiring from there in 1986.

Dr. Abraham Klein, Wynnewood, Pa., emeritus professor of physics, Jan. 20. He was the co-inventor of the Karman-Klein method, a means of restoring the broken symmetry of mean field approximations for nuclear as well as for other many-body problems.

Earning his master’s and doctorate in physics in just three years at Harvard University, Dr. Klein worked under the mentorship of Dr. Julian Schwinger, who would later win a Nobel Prize for his work in quantum mechanics. Dr. Klein became an associate professor of physics at Penn in 1955, was appointed professor of physics in 1958, and became emeritus in 1994. Among the honors he received were the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, the J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior Scientist Award, and an honorary doctorate from Frankfurt University. Dr. Klein was also a fellow of the American Physical Society.

At Penn, Dr. Klein was known as a dedicated teacher and was respected by his colleagues for his mind, his sound judgement, and his dry wit. A friend recalled that Dr. Klein once said that there were three kinds of recommendations that could go to another university about an applicant: “good, bad, and good enough for you.”

“This is a man whose life was physics. Not to the exclusion of other things. He was well-read, liked good companionship. But I am sure a day didn’t go by that he did not think about unsolved problems and things he was working on,” said Dr. David Balamuth, Penn’s dean of science and an experimental physicist.

After retirement, Dr. Klein remained a mentor for young physicists and continued to investigate key theoretical problems while also fitting in time for numerous outings with his wife to the opera and theater.

Dr. Charles Lee. See Class of 1933.

Dr. Stephen J. Prevoznik. See Class of 1959.

Dr. Edward C Rosenow Jr., Kearney, Neb., clinical professor of medicine at the University from 1959 to 1989; June 3, 2002. From 1959 to 1977 he was director of the American College of Physicians. A niece, Dr. Barbara R. von Schlegell, is assistant professor of religious studies at Penn.

Miriam Mednick Rothman. See Class of 1940.

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