1932

Katherine G. Faulkner Ed’32 GEd’36,
Melbourne, Fla., a retired health and physical-education teacher; Feb. 22.

1935

Sylvia Mandel Karet Ed’35 G’40, Philadelphia, retired librarian at Girls High School; Jan. 20.

1936

L. Vivian Davenport Ed’36,
Woodbury Heights, N.J., a retired high-school English teacher; March 22. At Penn, she was a member of the women’s tennis team.
Arsen Tashjian W’36, Naples, Fla., Jan. 20. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team. He ran a photo-engraving company in New York until his retirement in 1984. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

1937

Dr. Selma E. Snyderman CW’37 M’40, New York, Oct. 25.


1938

Dr. Richard B. Eisenberg C’38 M’42 GM’53, Erie, Pa., retired chief of pathology at St. Vincent Hospital (1949-1974); March 1. He later was clinical director of Regional Clinical Laboratories of Northwest Pennsylvania. A medical officer with the US Army’s 90th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II, he was in the Normandy Invasion, the Battle of the Bulge, and the liberation of Flossenbürg concentration camp. A daughter is Emily Eisenberg Kuhn CW’69, whose husband is Rabbi William I. Kuhn W’69.
Dorothy Meyers Griffen DH’38, Albany, N.Y., July 15, 2012.
Dr. Klaus H. Huebner C’38 M’42, North East, Md., Feb. 15.
Roy A. Menzel W’38, Stevens Point, Wis., former executive director of what is now Delta Dental of Wisconsin; April 14, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s basketball team and earned the Spoon Award.
John S. Simpson L’38, Indiana, Pa., Nov. 10, 2011.
 

1939

Dr. Herman S. Belmont C’39 M’43 GM’47, Haverford, Pa., emeritus professor of psychiatry at Drexel University; April 20. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s swimming team. His children are Eileen Belmont CW’71, Janet Belmont Conn CW’73, and Dr. Donald J. Belmont M’77.
Col. John T. Kramers W’39, Elizabethtown, Pa., a retired stock broker with Wachovia Securities; Dec. 4. At Penn, he was a member of the crew team. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Allen R. Roach C’39, Erie, Pa., April 24. He had run his family’s business, Penn Brass and Copper. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. During World War II, he served as a code-breaker with the US Navy.

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1940

Dr. Daniel Mason C’40 D’43, Voorhees, N.J., a retired professor of internal medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital; Aug. 13, 2011. His wife is Dr. Jeannette Coopersmith Mason CW’46, his daughters are Cynthia K. Mason C’76 and Dr. Francene Mason GM’83, and two of his grandchildren are Aryn Fleegler GEd’09 and Ethan Fleegler WG’11.

1941

Albert G. Ruff, Jr. ChE’41, Front Royal, Va., a retired management consultant and director of manufacturing facilities planning with Avtex Fibers, Inc.; March 28. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
Ralph I. Williams WEF’41, Mendham, N.J., April 19. He had worked for Johnson & Johnson for many years. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

1942

Dr. Henry A. Lea Ed’42 G’51 Gr’62, Hadley, Mass., April 4.
Irving Matis W’42, Berkeley, Calif., Jan. 24.
Dr. F. Gardiner Pearson Gr’42, Strafford, Pa., a retired research chemist for the American Viscose Corp.; April 3. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity.

1943

Jean B. Carl DH’43, Tremont, Pa., a retired dental hygienist for the Harrisburg School District; July 8, 2012.
Miquette M. Cox CW’43, West Grove, Pa., co-owner of a sport shop; March 19.
Morris Finkel C’43, Philadelphia, an antiques dealer and owner of M. Finkel & Daughter; Dec. 22. A founding member of the Antiques Dealers’ Association of America, he served in the US Navy during World War II. His wife is Miriam Lippman Finkel CW’49.
Allan K. Jonas W’43, Los Angeles, a retired real-estate developer; Jan. 18. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. He was a former president of the Los Angeles branch of the American Cancer Society.
Dr. Walter S. Kerr Jr. M’43, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, emeritus clinical professor of surgery at Harvard University, which has established an endowed chair in his name; March 31. He was a past president of the American Urological Association. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Margaret Y. Martinez CW’43 M’46, Wilmington, Del., a retired biology professor at West Chester University; Jan. 30.
Dr. Robert K. Sassaman D’43 GM’47, Hellertown, Pa., a retired dentist; March 22. During World War II, he served in the US Navy. His sisters are Dorothy Sassaman Huff DH’51 and Jane S. Fleck DH’52.
Carlton H. Stauffer W’43, York, Pa., former head of York Narrow Fabrics Co., a family business; Oct. 29.
Frank F. Surowiec ME’43 GME’52, Gwynedd, Pa., a retired engineer with Unisys; Oct. 24.
Violet R. Thompson Ed’43 GEd’44, Vincentown, N.J., retired principal of South Valley Elementary School in Moorestown; Feb. 16. In order to protect farmland, she and her husband, Charles S. Thompson Jr. ME’42, drafted the first land-use ordinance for Southampton township. Their son is Charles S. Thompson III C’81.
Dr. Enio W. Tobia C’43, Manlius, N.Y., Dec. 30, 2011.

1944

Barbara T. Benjamin DH’44, Kensington, Conn., a retired dental hygienist; April 13.
Beatrice M. Gehringer CW’44, Ashland, Ky., a retired social worker in the state Department for Social Insurance; April 26. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority.
Hon. William F. Hyland W’44 L’49, Moorestown, N.J., former Speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly, state Attorney General (1974-78), chair of the state Board of Public Utilities (1961-68), and chair of the state Commission of Investigation; March 2. He was a founding partner of the law firm of Riker, Danzig Scherer, Hyland & Perretti. During World War II, he served as a lieutenant in the US Navy in both the Atlantic and the Pacific. A clarinetist, he performed even while serving as attorney general; a friend of Benny Goodman, he served as executor of his estate. His brother is Hon. Richard S. Hyland L’60.
Edmund H. Rogers Jr. C’44, Santa Barbara, Calif., Feb. 27.

1945

Dr. Celestino Clemente M’45 GM’49, Glen Ridge, N.J., former senior vice president of medical affairs and chief of staff at the United Hospitals of Newark; April 21. He served in the US Navy.
Dr. Kenneth L. Hollenbeck D’45, Minerva Park, Ohio, a retired dentist; March 24. During World War II, he served in the Marines and the US Navy.
Dr. Arthur D. Silk C’45, Anaheim, Calif., a retired physician; Aug. 12. He was a member of the US Air Force. His wife is Naomi Waldman Silk Ed’46 GEd’47.
Lawrence E. Singer W’45, Coconut Grove, Fla., March 25, 2012.
Donald T. Sollenberger C’45 GEd’49, Chambersburg, Pa., a retired mathematics teacher; Jan. 30. One son is Lee A. Sollenberger C’72 GAr’78.
Rosalind Grant Weindling CW’45, New York, Oct. 30, 2011. Her daughter is Barbara A. Weindling C’82.

1946

Marshall A. Bernstein C’46 L’49, Longboat Key, Fla., retired Philadelphia civil-litigation attorney who was managing partner of his family’s law firm; March 19. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s tennis team. A president of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, he lectured at several law schools, including Penn, and had been president of the University of Pennsylvania Law Alumni Society. A trustee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, he was president and trustee chair of Congregation Adath Jeshurun in Elkins Park. His daughter is Susan Bernstein Gordon CW’75 G’76, whose husband is Lawrence M. Gordon W’75 GL’80, and his son is Jonathan L. Bernstein W’76.
Robert R. Daitz WEv’46, Wynnewood, Pa., Dec. 19, 2011.
John C. Hanson W’46 WG’47, Naples, Fla., Jan. 20.
John K. Hanrahan L’46, Farmington, Conn., a retired attorney; May 31, 2012. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
Jean V. Korpela PSW’46, Portland, Maine, Nov. 29, 2011.
Melvin J. Levine W’46, Palm Beach, Fla., March 20. He was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity. His sister is Rochelle L. Karp CW’56 and his brother is Lee A. Levine C’60.
Dr. Charles F. Snyder Jr. M’46 GM’57, Bethlehem, Pa., retired chief of orthopedics at St. Luke’s Hospital from 1971 to 1988; April 2. He served in the US Army during World War II and the Korean War.
Dr. Herbert E. Weisberg C’46 M’48, Waterbury, Conn., a retired radiologist; April 5. He was a veteran of the US Navy.
Robert M. Wolfe C’46, Havertown, Pa., Sept. 6. His wife is Esther Harrison Wolfe CW’54.
 

1947

Hinda Lashner Bregman Ed’47, Elkins Park, Pa., Nov. 1. Her husband is Morris Bregman ChE’48.
Hon. Marvin R. Halbert W’47 L’49, Philadelphia, a senior judge of the Court of Common Pleas from 1973 to 2000; March 24. He often produced (and performed in) lunchtime plays in a City Hall courtroom, with other judges and lawyers also performing. He was a former assistant district attorney. During World War II, he served as a French translator with the US Army Signal Corps in Europe. His wife is Marcia Oleve Halbert Ed’50 and his son is Dr. Andrew Michael Halbert GD’86.
Max Janoff WG’47, Haverford, Pa., March 19, 2012.
Dr. David D. Kirkpatrick Jr. M’47, Meadville, Pa., a retired physician who had established a free clinic there; April 21.
Jesse Perry C’47, East Orange, N.J., a retired psychiatrist who had maintained a practice in East Brunswick for many years; Jan. 2.
Dr. Robert J. Rosencrans D’47 GD’50, Devon, Pa., March 14.
Dr. Louise Proehl Shoemaker SW’47 GrS’65, Philadelphia, professor emerita of social work at Penn who had served as dean of what is now its School of Social Policy & Practice from 1973 to 1985; March 19. She joined the Penn faculty as an assistant professor in 1965, and retired an emeritus professor in 1994; she stepped down as dean in order to return to teaching. She started an on-campus daycare center, a faculty-staff assistance program, and a campaign which informed people of the availability of social, legal, and healthcare services. Dr. Shoemaker led the development of a new curriculum for the master’s of social work and helped establish a postdoctoral social-work research program. She had also been chair of the Faculty Senate and president of Penn’s American Association of University Professors.
Dr. Eugene H. Spiegel C’47 D’50 GD’55, Gainesville, Fla., chief of dental services at the local Veterans’ Affairs hospital ; April 14. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. During the Korean War, he served in the US Air Force. His wife is Nancy Vogt Spiegel CW’54.
Phyllis Foster Yusem CW’47, Philadelphia, founding member of the Arts Council of the Young Men’s-Young Women’s Hebrew Association; Feb. 21.

1948

Dr. Richard C. Burt D’48, Allentown, Pa., June 8, 2012. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
Dr. George W. Hager Jr. GM’48, Haddonfield, N.J., a retired psychiatrist with Cooper Hospital; Feb. 28, 2012. During World War II, he served in the US Army and received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart.
Miles E. Kuhns C’48, Dayton, Ohio, a lawyer; Dec. 29. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
Nancy W. McCaffrey DH’48, Clifton Heights, Pa., a retired dental hygienist; June 20, 2012.
Rhoda Fishman Sandler CW’48, Ardsley, N.Y., Sept. 30.
Dr. John C. Shook V’48, Mechanicsburg, Pa., former State Veterinarian of Pennsylvania and State Veterinarian of Maryland; March 30. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Helen Williams Stevens Ed’48 GEd’48, Pennsauken, N.J., Jan. 25. At Penn, she was a member of Pennguinnettes, the synchronized-swimming team.

1949

Joseph E. Bermant W’49, Dalton, Mass., former senior executive vice president of National Shopping Centers Management Corp.; Jan. 15. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Patricia H. Davis CW’49, Glen Mills, Pa., Feb. 6.
John L. Fox WG’49, New York, Sept. 14.
Dr. Charles A. Furey Jr. GM’49, Lantana, Fla., retired assistant chief of physical medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; March 9. During World War II, he served in the US Army. In order to make money during medical school, he played professional football, earning $15 per game.
Norman H. Kane C’49 G’51, Chapel Hill, N.C., a rare-book dealer; March 24. He was an emeritus member of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America. During World War II, he served as an ambulance driver for the British Red Cross.
Aurelia Marian Kulp Ed’49, West Brandywine, Pa., a retired special-education teacher in the Philadelphia District; Nov. 6. Her brothers are M. Michael Marian W’43 and John V. Marian W’53.
Paul W. Schmidt ME’49, Groton, Conn., a retired employee of GE’s Electric Boat Division; July 20, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. With the US Army in World War II, he was wounded at the Battle of the Bulge and received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
Henry H. Simpson Jr. C’49, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Nov. 20.

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 1950

Edwin C. Balbirnie EE’50 GEE’60, Charlotte, N.C., a retired engineering manager with General Electric; April 19.
Walter E. Billings C’50, Sarasota, Fla., a direct metal sculptor in Pennsylvania and later Florida; Feb. 12. During World War II, he served in the US Navy. His son is Brian J. Billings C’79 GAr’81.
Edward DeLemmo C’50, Media, Pa. a retired attorney with the US Department of Energy; Nov. 16. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
Louise G. Fradkin Ar’50, Levittown, Pa., a retired librarian who co-founded Children of Aging Parents, a volunteer support group; Feb. 12.
Dr. Adele Kynette Friedman M’50 GM’58, Philadelphia, a retired associate professor of radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine; Dec. 27. She was an early specialist of mammography, and was active at Penn in Women in Medicine groups for medical students and trainees. Her sons are Daniel P. Friedman C’83 and Dr. David F. Friedman M’84, whose wife is Dr. Marisa C. Weiss C’79 M’84, and their daughter is Isabel R. Friedman C’13.
Dr. John Richard Green GM’50, Independence, Mo., March 14.
Adele G. Koss CW’50, Sonoma, Calif., Sept. 11.
Dr. Howard E. Lessner C’50 M’53, Miami, emeritus professor of oncology at the University of Miami; April 18, 2012.
Robert F. Lewis Ed’50, Palm Harbor, Fla., a retired administrator in the Upper Darby School District; March 5. During World War II, he was a bombardier trainer in the US Army Air Forces.
Robert P. Reinhardt C’50, St. Paul, Minn., owner-publisher of the Wausa (Neb.) Gazette from 1983 until his retirement in 2000; Oct. 27. During World War II, he served with the US Navy in the Pacific.
Dr. Winyss Acton Shepard CW’50 Gr’74, Birmingham, Ala., a retired professor of history at the University of Alabama; Oct.14. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. Her husband is Dr. Richard B. Shepard M’53 GM’60 and her sister is Gwenda Acton Barnitz CW’55.

1951

John F. Chapman Jr. WG’51, Columbia, S.C., former executive vice president and CFO of South Carolina National Bank; March 22. He served in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean War.
Leon Clemmer Ar’51, Horsham, Pa., a retired architect; Feb. 28. His projects included the Glenside Library, the Elkins Park Train Station, and the Port-O-Call Hotel (1966) in Ocean City, N.J. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
Gilbert Coleman ME’51, Springfield, Pa., Oct. 7.
Henry C. Daly C’51 G’54, Philadelphia, a retired professor of Romance languages at Cheyney University; Feb. 23.
Joseph G. Della Monica C’51, Garden City, N.Y., Jan. 17. He was a franchisee of 27 local Burger King restaurants. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s baseball team.
Alice Green Smith GEd’51, Washington, Dec. 29.
Dr. Frank R. Lowrey D’51, Panama City, Fla., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Caribou for 38 years; April 5. During World War II, he served in the US Army Dental Corps. His wife is Marie J. Lowrey CW’50 and his son is Dr. Christopher H. Lowrey G’81
Dr. William R. Nehoda C’51 V’54, Forks, Pa., a retired veterinarian; March 6. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s lacrosse and sprint football teams. During the Korean War, he served in the US Air Force.
Keith B. Peckins G’51, Fairfax, Va., Jan. 28.
John A. Pell WG’51, Pennington, N.J., a retired senior vice president with the old Midlantic Bank; Dec. 12.
Dorothy N. Pry WG’51, Springfield, Va., Feb. 10.
Franklin R. Saul W’51, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., former president of the Emigrant Savings Banks of New York; Nov. 21, 2011. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. During the Korean War, he served in the US Army.
James M. Stewart WG’51, Lafayette Hill, Pa., a retired general manager of the diagnostics division at what is now GlaxoSmithKline; April 19. He helped found the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association and created its Green Ribbon Trail.
John W. Toebe C’51, Wayne, Pa., founder of Klenzoid Equipment Co.; March 25. He was a veteran of World War II.
Alvin Trilling W’51, Pembroke Pines, Fla., Feb. 14. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Delta Phi fraternity. His brother is Aaron J. Trilling FA’52 and his sisters are Sandra Trilling Piwoz CW’54 and Dr. Marcia
Trilling Wesler Gr’86.
Dr. Calvin B. Umble V’51, Chambersburg, Pa., a retired veterinarian; March 23. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Dr. Michael A. Weinberg C’51, Belfast, Maine, April 23. At Penn, he was a member of the sprint football team.

1952

Stanley L. Cluck C’52, Elkins Park, Pa., Nov. 29. He was a former executive director of Beth Sholom Congregation. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity.
George H. Conover Jr. L’52, Lawrenceville, N.J., a retired senior partner with the law firm of Levinson, Conover, Axelrod & Wheaton; March 21. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a veteran of the US Air Force.
Dr. John W. Galbreath D’52, Bloomsburg, Pa., a retired dentist; Sept. 3. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Dr. Neal C. Hamel GM’52, Van Nuys, Calif., a retired cardiothoracic surgeon at Valley Presbyterian Hospital; April 15.
Eugene Huth W’52, Granite Falls, Minn., retired school counselor at West Deptford (N.J.) Middle School; Feb. 12.
Bernard B. Joseph W’52, Philadelphia, March 12. His wife is Ruth B. Joseph CW’52 and their sons are Bruce Gary Joseph C’76 W’76, Dr. Warren S. Joseph C’78, and Larry A. Joseph W’79.
Dr. Robert H. Lehner GM’52, Greendale, Wis., a retired ophthalmologist; Oct. 16, 2011.
Dr. Abraham A. Lurie M’52 GM’56, Bryn Mawr, Pa., a retired anesthesiologist at Lankenau Hospital; Jan. 31.
Dr. Charles A. Ritchie M’52, Haverford, Pa., a retired physician; March 9. His brothers are Dr. John C. Ritchie III M’48 GM’52 and Dr. David J. Ritchie C’52 M’56 GM’58, and his sister is Mary Ritchie Biddle CW’54.
Dr. Gerda L. Schulman SW’52, Riverdale, N.Y., a retired professor of social work at Hunter College; Feb. 26.
Walter W. Scott WG’52, Middletown, Del., Dec. 6, 2011. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

1953

Robert E. Arthur W’53, Bridgeport, Conn., March 18. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. He had served in the US Army.
Dr. Aaron H. Beckerman SW’53, Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 26.
Dr. Clark A. Cheney D’53, Triangle, Va., a retired dentist; Dec. 24, 2011.
Dr. Robert W. Crooke D’53, Lexington, Mass., a retired dentist; Nov. 1, 2011.
Dr. Saul B. Grossmann C’53 GEd’58, Haddon Heights, N.J., a former associate professor of education at Temple University and Gratz College; March 17. For many years he was a regional superintendent for the School District of Philadelphia. He had served as president of Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill. His daughter is Eve Y. Sky W’86.
Dr. Robert L. Hall M’53, State College, Pa., Oct. 11.
Jules N. Mazis W’53 L’56, Westlake Village, Calif., March 3.
Daniel F. McGill W’53, Philadelphia, retired insurance marketing executive for Aetna Inc.; March 4.
Vivian Hastings Middleman Nu’53, Haverford, Pa., former dean of nursing at Widener University; Feb. 24.
Ernest K. Noll WEv’53, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Feb. 14, 2012.
Robert W. Smith WG’53, Uncasville, Conn., former financial director of New London, who later served in that role for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe; March 3.
Barbara Gandee Stuckenrath CW’53, Warrendale, Pa., Oct. 25.
Dr. Arthur H. Tomlinson D’53, Delmar, N.Y., a retired dentist; Feb. 12.
John Weichsel C’53 WG’56, Southington, Conn., former town manager of Southington; March 29.

1954

John L. Barker WG’54, Portland, Maine, Jan. 13.
Natalie Brait Cohn CW’54, Philadelphia, Feb. 4.
Dr. A. Alvin Greber C’54, Aventura, Fla., former executive dean in the medical-profession division of Nova Southeastern University; April 6. He also was a clinical professor of cardiology at the University of Miami.
William P. W. Hancock C’54, Vero Beach, Fla., former vice president of the Aitken-Kynett Co., a Philadelphia advertising agency; March 12. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. He helped set up the Mountain Valley Medical Clinic in Londonderry, Vt.
Dr. John H. McDowell D’54, Las Cruces, N.M., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there from 1954 to 2005; Feb. 2.
Jack L. Shanafelt W’54, Tallmadge, Ohio, a retired employee of Goodrich; April 19. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the football team: he achieved the titles East 1952-3, All Ivy League 1952-3, and All American 1953. During the Korean War, he served in the US Army.
Dr. David L. Simes M’54, Ormond Beach, Fla., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who had maintained a practice there for 30 years; March 1.
Janet Kaminsky Sunshine CW’54, Atlanta, Feb.9.

1955

Dr. Thomas W. Adams C’55, Arlington, Va., former senior commercial officer at the US embassies in Saudi Arabia and in Ottawa; Feb. 5. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and the men’s swimming team.
Dr. Leonard A. Altemus GD’55 Gr’59, Washington, former head of orthodontics at Howard University; Feb. 8. During World War II, he served with the Tuskegee Airmen in the US Army Air Forces.
Dr. Adam F. Andrews D’55 GD’59, Media, Pa., a retired orthodontist; Feb. 5.
C. James Appleton III Ar’55, Rehoboth, Del., Feb. 1.
Charles S. Biggs III W’55, Lakewood, N.J., a retired insurance broker; Feb. 6.
Dr. Lee Cassella D’55 GD’69, Poway, Calif., a oral surgeon who had maintained a practice in Hamden, Conn., for many years; March 11.
Leonard G. Cohen W’55, Palm City, Fla., a retired financial adviser with Prudential Securities/Wachovia Securities; April 14. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.
David E. Devin W’55, Boca Raton, Fla., retired owner of David’s Bookshelf, which operated in Morrisville, Pa., and the Penn and University of Delaware campuses; April 5. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Jack M. Friedland WEv’55, Gladwyne, Pa., owner and president of the former Food Fair, his family’s supermarket chain; Nov. 28. He had served on the boards of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and Hahnemann University Hospital. His sons are Marc I. Friedland C’71 and Allan S. Friedland W’77.
Col. John M. Fulmer WG’55, Blacksburg, Va., Jan. 1. A veteran of World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, he worked for the Snelling and Snelling Employment Agency, after retiring from the US Army.
Michael M. Mulligan Jr. WG’55, Syracuse, N.Y., a retired employee of Key Bank; April 15.
Paul F. Ochs Jr. WG’55, Sarasota, Fla., March 22.

1956

Evelyn Bass Ed’56, Cherry Hill, N.J., a retired real-estate agent; Feb. 5. A substitute teacher early in her career, she later volunteered at Washington Elementary School. Her husband is Dr. Eugene J. Bass GD’63 and her daughter is Dr. Ellen J. Bass EE’83 W’83.
Dr. Charles E. Connant GM’56, Short Hills, N.J., a clinical professor of reproductive sciences at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; April 13.
Theresa J. Dlutowski CW’56, Philadelphia, March 2. Her son is Christopher J. Dlutowski C’88.
Otto Mandl D’56, Baldwin, N.Y., March 14, 2012.
E. Newbold Smith WG’56, Bryn Mawr, Pa., founder of his own investment-management company; Jan.18.
Leslie A. Todd C’56, Palmetto Bay, Fla., Feb. 11. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.
Dr. Richard A. Vaclavik V’56, Millersburg, Pa., a retired veterinarian who had also served with the state agriculture department; March 18.

1957

Arthur W. Bledsoe W’57, Mahwah, N.J., Feb. 18. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Joseph T. Braun Jr. W’57, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Jan. 19.
Ronald B. Curry WG’57, New York, former head of a financial-markets consulting firm; June 2, 2012.
Albert Griffin Jr. W’57, Atlanta, March 15, 2012. He had worked for SunTrust Bank for 40 years.
Karl E. Hazel W’57, Mountain Lakes, N.J., April 12. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Dr. Melvin C. Hobson Jr. Gr’57, Hyannis, Mass., a retired research chemist with the Engelhard Corp.; April 7.
Josepha A. M. Karr HUP’57, Grand Blanc, Mich., a retired nurse; March 29.
Dr. David S. Newman D’57, Pittsford, N.Y., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice for 44 years; Nov. 16.
Dr. Richard M. Porterfield G’57, Hampstead, Md., professor emeritus and former chair of history at Rowan University in New Jersey; Nov. 9, 2011.
Rev. Henry R. Riesdorph C’57, Philadelphia, a retired Presbyterian pastor; Dec. 29. His wife is Dorothy W. Riesdorph CW’55 GEd’64.
George H. Sawchuck C’57, Hatboro, Pa., retired research specialist in the surgical-research department of Penn’s School of Medicine; March 29.
Stanley A. Seneker WG’57, Naples, Fla., retired executive vice president and CFO for the Ford Motor Co.; June 28, 2012.

1958

Charles F. Knapp L’58, Wallingford, Pa., a retired attorney with Fronefield and DeFuria; March 18.
Dr. Marilyn R. Loeb Gr’58, Fairport, N.Y., Aug. 24, 2012. She had served on the faculty of the pediatrics department of the University of Rochester.
Dr. Joseph M. Nastri Jr. D’58, West Hartford, Conn., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice for 55 years; March 24.
Juhan Simonson GCP’58, Lakewood, N.J., former director of the New Jersey Office of Ethnic Affairs; Nov. 16. He was president of the Estonian American National Council for many years.
Dr. Harry B. Soletsky C’58, Brookfield, Conn., a retired physician; Jan. 21. During the Vietnam War, he served in the US Air Force.
Dr. Glen C. Todd V’58, Sarasota, Fla., former head of pathology at Eli Lilly in Greenfield, Ind.; Sept. 6.

1959

Dr. William M. Baringer GD’59, Macungie, Pa., a retired orthodontist; Feb. 12.
Joel R. Berlly W’59, New York, Feb. 24. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and the men’s baseball team.
Elmer R. Brown Jr. WEF’59, Rehoboth Beach, Del., Nov. 11.
Roger Gross C’59, New York, owner of an antiquarian-musical-manuscript and opera-memorabilia business; Jan. 4.
Dr. Max J. Herman V’59, Collegeville, Pa., a retired veterinarian; April 24. He helped establish the American Museum of Veterinary Medicine in Birdsboro. His son is Dr. Michael J. Herman V’81.
Dr. Robert A. Iantoni D’59 GD’62, Manchester, Conn., a retired orthodontist; Oct. 3.
Edythe Oberfeld Levitt W’59, Harrison, N.Y., April 12. She was a former punch-card operator for IBM. Her daughter is Valerie S. Levitt C’87.
Thomas S. Roy Jr. W’59, Bonita Springs, Fla., an executive with Armstrong World Industries in Lancaster, Pa.; Aug. 25, 2012.
Constance M. Cullen Schatz CW’59 SW’69, Ponte Vedra, Fla., a retired social worker for the Haverford (Pa.) school district; July 5. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Gilbert A. Scherzinger WG’59, Hillsboro, Ore., Feb. 12.
Dr. J. Paul Wingert Jr. M’59, Stuart, Fla., a retired physician who had maintained a practice for many years in Blair, Pa.; March 22.

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1960

Dr. F. Knight Alexander Jr. WG’60, Marblehead, Mass., former associate chief of radiology at North Shore Medical Center; Feb. 14.
Dr. Ralph A. Skowron GM’60, Moultonborough, N.H., retired chief of ophthalmology at West Jersey Hospital in Voorhees, N.J.; Jan. 12.
Dr. Robert G. Trout GM’60, Bryn Mawr, Pa., chief of thoracic surgery at the old Presbyterian Hospital from 1962 to 1987; March 4.
Kathleen O’Connell Utz W’60, Richland, Wash., a retired financial consultant for Merrill Lynch; March 13. She was the first woman elected to the Benton County (Ore.) Commission.

1961

Christine Brown SW’61, Gardendale, Ala., Feb. 5.
Dr. Francis W. Daniel Jr. V’61, Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., a retired veterinarian; April 21. He also ran a dairy farm. His wife is Jill Nearing Daniel DH’60.
Arthur L. Freedberg WG’61, Wayne, N.J., Jan. 10. His wife is Suzanne Newman Freedberg CW’60, his son is Jared M. Freedberg C’90, and his daughter is Dr. Margo J. Freedberg C’90 D’94.
Dr. Dorothea D. Glass GM’61, Palm City, Fla., former chief of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Miami Veterans Affairs Hospital and a clinical professor of orthopaedics at the University of Miami; April 20. She also was a professor emerita of rehabilitation medicine at Temple University.
Karl Gottesman G’61, Chestertown, Md., former assistant to the vice president of academic affairs at what is now the College of New Jersey; April 10.
Dr. Lewis V. Kost Jr. M’61, Garnet Valley, Pa., a retired urologist who had maintained a practice in the Harrisburg area for 25 years; March 20. His wife is Dr. Winifred Shearer Kost M’61 and his daughter is Dr. Susanne I. Kost M’87 GM’91.
Lewis S. Kunkel Jr. L’61, Mechanicsburg, Pa., a litigation partner and head of the Harrisburg office of the law firm of Pepper Hamilton LLP; April 8. In his last major case, he was one of the lead defense attorneys in the Three Mile Island accident litigation. His son is Lewis Sterling Kunkel WG’93.

1962

Joshua Horwitz EE’62, Danvers, Mass., April 8.
Dr. Ted A. Matthews GD’62, Ligonier, Pa., a retired oral surgeon; Aug. 13, 2012.
Dr. Hugh Rosen SW’62, Philadelphia, professor emeritus and former chair of the mental-health services department at Drexel University; April 15.
Mr. Charles E. Westwood W’62, Austin, Tex., a partner in a real-estate development and investment firm; March 23. He  was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Cleon R. Yohe Jr. C’62 Fenton, Mo., professor emeritus of mathematics at Washington University; June 26, 2012.

1963

Dr. Gary C. English ASC’63, Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 9.
Dr. Leonard D. Ferucci M’63, Anchorage, Ala., Dec. 19.
Ronald M. Gutowski W’63, Charlotte, N.C., Jan. 28, 2012.
Mary Reynolds Hawkins CW’63, Essex, Conn., former chief operating officer of Workman Publishing Company; Dec. 19. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Ray Keim SW’63, Goshen, Ind., a Mennonite pastor and a former staff therapist at Oaklawn Psychiatric Center; April 20.
Jean Normandy G’63, Staten Island, N.Y., April 6.
John Y. Schreyer III WG’63, Nashua, N.H., retired CFO with Amerada Hess; March 15.
Dr. Paul D. Shawaluk Jr. C’63, Jenkintown, Pa., an ophthalmologist; Sept. 25.
Dr. Roger J. Steiner Gr’63, Newark, Del., emeritus professor of linguistics at the University of Delaware; Nov. 2. After retiring, he became a lexicographer and compiled a French-English dictionary. He was an ordained Methodist pastor.
Ludwig A. zur Nieden Jr. WG’63, Poughkeepsie, N.J., Jan. 26, 2012. He had worked for IBM for 30 years.

1964

Dr. William H. Green M’64, Springfield, Pa., Feb. 16.
Arnold Gorneau G’64, West Chester, Pa., a retired science teacher; April 8. His daughter is Stacy L. Fox WG’85.
Patricia I. Hibbs CW’64, Morriston, Fla., a reporter for the Williston Pioneer; March 27. She had earlier worked in information technology for many years.
Dr. John C. Richards GM’64, Hilltown, Pa., a retired psychiatrist; March 24.
Martin Zweig W’64, New York, a prominent investment adviser and financial analyst who was chair of Zweig-DiMenna Associates, Inc.; Feb. 18. He was variously described as a “Wall Street wizard” and a “Wall Street superstar.” On Fri., Oct. 16, 1987, he observed on Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukeyser that he was deeply worried and did not like what he saw in the stock market: the famous crash happened on Monday,  the next trading day. He wrote two bestsellers, Winning on Wall Street (1986) and Winning With New IRAs (1987). One son is Zack Zweig C’02.

1965

Dr. Robert W. Kidd III D’65, Wyoming, Del., a retired orthodontist; March 4, 2012. He was a former chair of the board of the First National Bank of Wyoming.
E. Donovan Mann WG’65, Ormond Beach, Fla., March 6, 2012. He had worked in international sales and marketing for the Ford Motor Co.

1966

Fred Blume L’66, Narberth, Pa., chair emeritus of the Philadelphia law firm of Blank Rome LLP; April 8. His wife is Sylvia Binder Blume CW’65, his sons are Michael S. Blume C’89 and Edward L. Blume C’91 L’94, and his daughter is Deborah B. Blume C’94 GEd’99 GrEd’12.
Dr. John L. Ilko Jr. D’66, Craig, Colo., a retired dentist; Feb. 26, 2012.
Dr. Robert C. Suderburg Gr’66, Williamstown, Mass., retired professor and chair of music at Williams College; April 22. He had earlier served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
 
1967

Dr. Maria E. Ciavarelli CW’67 Gr’77, Marcus Hook, Pa., a retired professor of Romance languages at Rowan University; March 19. She had also taught at Penn.
Nelson W. Potter WG’67, Cambridge, Mass., former president and CEO of Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc.; Jan. 23.

1968

W. Lee Carter WG’68, Dallas, Dec. 16. He had worked for the insurance Alexander & Alexander.
Stanley J. Bernstein L’68, Boston, March 30.
Mr. Phillip Goldberg C’68, Holland, Pa., March 1.
John C. Quinn L’68, Rapid City, S.D., retired CEO of Marinvest, Inc., a New York investment firm; Jan. 14
Richard F. Sulc WG’68, Norwell, Mass., former director of administrative services for the local school district; April 16.

1969

Ronald Segal GEE’69, Oakton, Va., retired CEO of Spectrum Systems, Inc., a federal contracting firm; Feb. 11. He later taught in the graduate division at the Wharton School and at New York University.
Dr. Lee L. Snyder Gr’69, Philadelphia, professor emeritus and former chair of humanities and social sciences at Philadelphia University; March 10.
 

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1970

Dr. Philippos J. Loukissas GCP’70, Ardmore, Pa., Feb. 19.
Dr. Louis P. Nasif D’70, Ft. Lee, N.J., a dentist; April 10, 2012.
Remo J. Nicolai WG’70, Trenton, N.J., retired management improvement specialist with the state Department of Human Services; March 24.

1971

Dr. Robert L. Blair GD’71, Ft. Lee, N.J., a periodontist who had maintained a practice there for 35 years; Feb. 20. His sons are Greg R. Blair C’97 and Ryan S. Blair C’04.
Doris S. Casper CGS’71, Philadelphia, Jan. 2.
Lois M. Skinner DH’71, Gaylord, Mich., Feb. 26, 2012.

1972

Dr. Vincent Barresi GM’72, Columbus, Ohio, a retired cardiologist; April 21. During the Vietnam War, he served in the US Navy.
Dr. Mathew Herban III Gr’72, Worthington, Ohio, Feb. 15.

1973

Bruce Guidotti WG’73, Stamford, Conn., a retired advertising executive; Jan. 1.

1974

Dr. John C. McKitrick Gr’74, Carmel, N.Y., associate director of microbiology at Montefiore University; Feb. 7. He also was on the faculty of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Dr. Arthur V. Stein C’74 M’80, Allentown, Pa., a plastic and reconstructive surgeon; July 16, 2012. His daughter is Serena S. Stein C’09.
Sheara R. G. Whalley CW’74, Scituate, Mass., November.
 

1975

Arthur G. Croci WG’75, Naples, Fla., a senior executive with Wolverine Worldwide in Grand Rapids, Mich.; March 29.
Gaye A. Cooper CGS’75, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Jan. 29.

1976

Wayne L. Klehm WG’76, Santa Rosa, Calif., Jan. 22.
Richard H. Unger W’76, Plainview, N.Y., CFO of Dejana Industries, the landscaping and snow-removal firm; Dec. 12. His daughter is Marissa J. Unger C’09 and his brother is David W. Unger W’77.

1977

Edward A. Aleszczyk EE’77, Delran, N.J., March 23.
Dr. Michael C. Ritter GD’77, Wyomissing, Pa., a retired endodontist; Dec. 7. He also taught at Penn.
Hugh C. Ward III W’77, South Hamilton, Mass., Jan. 16. He had a career in the financial-services industry, first with Kidder Peabody and later with A.G. Edwards. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

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1980

Dr. Jeffrey R. Blum D’80, Villanova, Pa., a dentist who maintained a practice in Ardmore for 30 years, and had served as associate professor of pediatric dentistry at Penn Dental and on the clinical staff of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Nov. 28. He served on the school’s admissions committee and on the board of Dental Alumni. He also had served on the boards of the Shipley School and Har Zion Temple.
Betty L. Martin GNu’80, Harrisburg, Pa., retired geriatric-unit nurse case manager and care coordinator at the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute there; Nov. 27.

1982

Paula Dubro Rockower W’82, Livingston, N.J., on Jan. 20.

1983

Michael L. Moore W’83, Palo Alto, Calif., Dec. 12. At Penn, he was a member of the soccer team.
Dr. Susan K. Nolen-Hoeksema G’83 Gr’86, New Haven, Conn., a professor of psychology and head of the depression and cognition program at Yale University; Jan. 2. She wrote Sex Differences in Depression (1990, developed from her landmark paper in which she proposed why women were more prone to depression than men), Women Who Think Too Much: How To Break Free of Overthinking and Reclaim Your Life (2003), and The Power of Women (2010); she co-edited The APA Dictionary of Psychology (published by the American Psychological Association, 2003).

1984

Jane Morley G’84, Arrington, Va., Feb. 4.

1985

Irene Wuensch Coggins WG’85, Rockville, Md., Oct. 14.
Mary E. Doherty GNu’85, Old Bridge, N.J., a retired nurse clinician; April 5.
Doreen Randi Holmes C’85, Vienna, Va., June 21, 2012. At Penn, she was a member of the Sphinx Senior Society.
Michelle J. Lipton C’85, Lexington, Mass., April 7.
Stephen C. Ries WEv’85, Glendora, N.J., Jan. 30.

1989

Dr. Jeffrey S. Beck Gr’89, Houston, head of corporate strategic research for ExxonMobil; April 7, 2012.
Dr. Anthony J. Dangelo D’89, Kennett Square, Pa., Dec. 3.

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1990

Robert J. Ahlstrom WG’90, Bloomington, Minn., Feb. 1.

1992

Michael L. Hanley C’92, Los Angeles, Feb. 6.

1994

Mamadou K. Johnson C’94, New York, April 29, 2012. Captain of the men’s track team in his senior year, he was the only Ivy League athlete to clear 18 ft. in the pole vault (1993). He was a member of the Friars Senior Society.
Arnold Stux GMt’94, Washington, Nov. 21, 2011.

1998

Jacek Krawczynski WG’98, Warsaw, Jan. 27.

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2007

Raymond P. Hill C’07, San Francisco, a former clinical research coordinator at the Brain Behavior Laboratory at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine; Jan. 9. As a student at Penn, he was a president of Delta Phi fraternity.

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Faculty and Staff

Marshall A. Bernstein. See Class of 1946.
Dr. Jeffrey R. Blum. See Class of 1980.
Dr. Maria E. Ciavarelli. See Class of 1967.
Dr. Adele Kynette Friedman. See Class of 1950.
Dr. Frank H. Gardner, Galveston, Tex., a former professor of medicine and director of the Hematology Research Laboratory; April 6. He was a consultant at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Hospital. He later joined the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. The Frank H. Gardner Conference Room at the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center was named in his honor.
Dr. Robin M. Hochstrasser, Philadelphia, the Donner Professor of Physical Sciences in the Department of Chemistry; Feb. 27. He joined the Penn faculty in 1963. He also was director of Penn’s Regional Laser and Biotechnology Laboratories. His studies led to the development of a new infrared spectroscopy. Dr. Hochstrasser received the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry, the Bourke Medal of the Faraday Society, and the Linus Pauling Award. His wife is Carol Hochstrasser SW’83 and his daughter is Jennie M. Hochstrasser GEd’98.
Dr. Daniel G. Hoffman, Haverford, Pa., the Felix E. Schelling Professor Emeritus of English and the 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (appointed in 1973); March 30. He came to Penn in 1966, where he taught for 26 years, heading the Writing Program and teaching seminars on modern poets and American literature. In 1978 he was named poet-in-residence and director of the Writing Program. Dr. Hoffman retired as the Schelling Professor Emeritus in 1993, but continued to attend programs at Kelly Writers House. Among his books of poetry are An Armada of Thirty Whales (1954, which was chosen by W. H. Auden for the Yale Series of Younger Poets), Hang-Gliding from Helicon: New and Selected Poems, 1948-1988, (which received the Paterson Poetry Prize), Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe (1971), Brotherly Love (1981), an epic poem of the life of William Penn, Makes You Stop and Think: Sonnets (2005), The Whole Nine Yards: Longer Poems (2009), and Next to Last Words (2013). He won the Memorial Medal of the Magyar P.E.N. for his translations of contemporary Hungarian poetry, and also received the Hazlett Memorial Award and the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Arthur Rense Poetry Prize. His daughter is Kate Siddiqi C’79 SW’85.
John Hopkins, visiting fellow and lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture in PennDesign; Jan. 21. Budget controller for the parklands of the 2012 Olympics site in London, his book The Making of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park was published shortly before his death.
Dr. Kenneth L. Kershbaum, Philadelphia, former clinical associate professor of medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine; March 19. He practiced internal medicine and cardiology for more than 40 years at Pennsylvania Hospital, serving on its executive committee and on the board of its Cardiology Foundation and receiving its Viner Teaching Award. His daughters are Katherine Kershbaum Evans C’89 and Sharon Kershbaum C’92 WG’98.
Dr. Isadore Rosenthal, Philadelphia, retired senior fellow of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center; Feb. 10. He joined Penn in 1984, and left the center in 1999 when appointed to the National Chemical Safety and Hazards Investigation Board.
George H. Sawchuck. See Class of 1957.
Dr. Fred N. Scatena III, Philadelphia, professor and chair of earth and environmental science; Jan. 2. He joined the Penn faculty in 2002 and became chair the next year. Recently he became involved in research on urban forestry with the US Forest Service’s new Philadelphia urban field station. He served on Penn’s Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee, a cross-campus collaboration. Dr. Scatena received the School of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Award for Mentorship of Undergraduate Research in 2007.
Ronald Segal. See Class of 1969.
Dr. Lawrence A. Shepp, Philadelphia, the Patrick T. Harker Professor of Statistics in the Wharton School; April 23. He joined the Penn faculty in 2010; previously, he was the Board of Governor’s Professor at Rutgers University, and he had earlier taught at Columbia and Stanford universities. In the early 1970s, he developed the Shepp-Logan algorithm that became the worldwide standard for tomography machines, and later expanded this for MRI scans, making them efficient diagnostic tools. He was awarded the IEEE Distinguished Scientist Award in 1979, and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1989 and the Institute of Medicine in 1992.
Dr. Louise Proehl Shoemaker. See Class of 1947.


 

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