1931

Katharine Knauss Lyons Ed’31,
Springfield, Va., a retired home economics teacher at Central Dauphin School District in Harrisburg, Pa.; April 12. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She was 101 years old.

1932

Myron J. Berman C’32, Sarasota, Fla., a retired attorney in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; May 17. During World War II he served in the U.S. Coast Guard.

1934

Dr. Perry Albert C’34 M’53,
Ewing, N.J., the retired chief school physician of Hamilton; April 22. From 1942 to 1946 he served with the U.S. Army in the Pacific, including time in India and the Philippines.

Dorothy Deiss Steeley DH’34,
Quakertown, Pa., March 9. A former dental hygienist.

1935

Dr. Rogers McVaugh Gr’35,
Chapel Hill, N.C., Sept. 24, 2009. The retired Harley Harris Bartlett Professor of Botany at the University of Michigan, he was a research professor of botany at the University of North Carolina until his death at age 100.

1936

Ruth Corbin Kennedy Ed’36 GEd’42,
Kennett Square, Pa., April 29.

Dr. Charles P. Wofford M’36,
Johnson City, Tenn., a retired physician; Jan. 19. He was 101 years old at his death. During World War II he served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps in North Africa, Sicily, and Italy, attaining the rank of major.

1937

Dr. Eleanor M. Anthony CW’37 M’41,
Raritan, N.J., a physician who had retired from the U.S. Public Health Service; May 11.

Harold Sills L’37,
Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a longtime Philadelphia attorney and the retired general counsel for Tyco Corp.; June 17. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army as a military intelligence officer on the Manhattan Project. His granddaughter is Spencer Hoffman L’13.

1938

A. William Hogeland ChE’38, Honey Brook, Pa., a retired manager and vice president for Roy H. Weston, Inc.; June 23. During World War II he served as a torpedo officer with the U.S. Naval Reserve in Florida.

Leroy M. Lewis Jr. ChE’38,
Bryn Mawr, Pa., retired president of the Central Automatic Sprinkler Company.; April 17. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy.

Albert J. Rosenthal C’38,
Scarsdale, N.Y., the Maurice T. Moore Professor Emeritus of Law at Columbia University; May 12. A noted expert on constitutional and environmental law, he served as the school dean, 1979-84. During World War II he served with the U.S. Air Force in Europe.

Walter H. Shorenstein C’38,
San Francisco, founder of Shorenstein Properties, the real-estate investment firm; June 24. A major Democratic donor and fundraiser, he was an advisor to U.S. presidents for three decades. During World War II he served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in North Africa, attaining the rank of major.

Irene G. Wolf CW’38,
Philadelphia, May 8.

1939

Solomon S. Colker W’39, Silver Spring, Md., a retired economist and president of S.S. Colker & Associates, a transportation-consulting firm; Jan. 1. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. His wife is Ruth Shechtman Colker CW’39 and his daughters are Frances Colker Danoff CW’63 and Laura J. Colker CW’69.

Joseph A. Goodhue Jr. W’39,
Leominster, Mass., April 14.

Herman Lefco W’39,
Elkins Park, Pa., former head of his family’s clothing firm; April 7. As a lead navigator with a B-24 squadron in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, he flew 30 combat missions over Germany and was awarded the Air Medal with four oak-leaf clusters.

Richard H. Magaziner C’39 WG’47,
Haverford, Pa., a retired agent for Connecticut General Life Insurance Co.; April 22. At Penn he was a member of the crew team. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, including aboard the USS Phoenix in the Philippines.

Robert M. Neumann W’39,
Charlotte, N.C., retired associate director of libraries at the University of Pittsburgh; May 30. During World War II he served as a U.S. Army captain in Europe.

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1941

Walter A. Roth C’41, Baton Rouge, La., a retired chemist for Exxon Corp.; May 10.

Frederick H. Stapleford C’41, Haddonfield, N.J., former advertising director and business manager of The Philadelphia Inquirer; May 24. A former teacher of English composition at Penn, he held the position of alumni president at the University for many years. After retirement, he was active in Haddonfield. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific and then as a major in the Military Intelligence Reserve during the Korean War.

Jay V. Strong WG’41, Naples, Fla., retired co-founder and CEO of the old Wyatt Company; March 26. During World War II he was a medical officer in the U.S. Army, and later became director of displaced persons in Europe for the UN.

Dr. S. Francis Thoumsin Jr. C’41 G’42, Norristown, Pa., a geologist, he was a lecturer at Penn over four decades; May 6. He had also worked for the EPA. During World War II he served in the Counter Intelligence Corps.

Jack L. Wolgin L’41, West Palm Beach, Fla., a retired Philadelphia real-estate developer; Jan. 26. He gave the city the Claes Oldenburg sculpture Clothespin, which is on Market Street, across from City Hall.

1942

Dr. Joseph S. Fager M’42, Pittsburgh, a retired physician who had maintained a practice in Harrisburg; April 10. During World War II he served as a major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, and was awarded a Bronze Star.

John Farquhar WEv’42,
Independence, Mo., former owner of a construction firm; Jan. 30.

Clayton R. Gross W’42,
Bethlehem, Pa., retired assistant vice president and assistant comptroller for Bethlehem Steel; June 9. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army.

1943

William H. Gelbach Jr. W’43, Quincy, Pa., retired founding president of the old Waynesboro Savings Association; May 31. At Penn he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. During World War II he served with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers in the South Pacific.

Henry F. Harding W’43,
Bethesda, Md., March 28, 2008.

Lois Marcus Hunt DH’43,
Frenchtown, N.J., a retired lyric soprano and half of a popular operatic singing duo; July 26, 2009. With the baritone Earl Wrightson, she toured nationwide and recorded many albums.

Anita Harding Kistler Ar’43,
West Chester, Pa., a former architect and an award-winning gardener at the Philadelphia Flower Show; April 22. She also served as director of the North American Rock Garden Society.

Dr. Arlington A. Nagle Sr. M’43,
Robesonia, Pa., a retired physician who had maintained a practice in Womelsdorf; April 12. He served as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, 1945-47.

Henry W. Peele Jr. W’43,
Colorado Springs, May 28. After a thirty-year career with Georgia Pacific, he owned and operated Peele’s Place, a sporting goods store and tennis court, for 20 years. While at Penn he lettered in tennis, soccer, and basketball, and achieved All-American status in soccer. During World War II he was a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Force.

Dr. Robert E. Swope V’43,
State College, Pa, emeritus professor of veterinary science and and assistant dean at Pennsylvania State University; March 29. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps.

Hon. Ellis W. Van Horn Jr. L’43,
Martinsburg, Pa., a retired senior judge for several counties in central and western Pennsylvania; April 19. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army field artillery and later as a member of the Judge Advocate General’s Corp in Japan, retiring as a captain.

Edward A. White Jr. ChE’43,
Kennett Square, Pa., a retired chemical engineer with the old Houdry Chemicals; June 1.

1944

C. William Freed Jr. L’44, Dublin, Pa., a retired attorney and former solicitor for Quakertown borough; June 5, 2008.

Dr. Lawrence I. Shepard C’44 D’48,
Fair Lawn, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice for more than four decades; March 23. His pioneering work in endodontics is cited in some of the earliest published articles in that field. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and again, as an officer, in the 1950s, attaining the rank of captain. One of his sons is Robert E. Shepard C’83 G’83.

Elliot Unterberger C’44 L’48,
Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a retired attorney who had specialized in real estate and estate law; May 11. After joining his father’s law practice in Philadelphia, he was later associated with several firms, including Pelino & Lentz, from which he retired in 2008. His sons are Glenn L. Unterberger C’74, whose wife is Alyse Weiss Unterberger CW’75 G’75; Howard J. Unterberger C’77; Stephen M. Unterberger C’80; and Richard S. Unterberger C’82. His sister is Rhoda Unterberger Piltch CW’39, whose children are Cantor Gordon D. Piltch C’74 and Melanie B. Piltch CW’75 GAr’79.

1945

Dr. Robert M. Lockwood III M’45 GM’49, Sanger, Tex., a retired radiologist; May 19.

1946

Dr. Robert L. Alexander GM’46, Sacramento, Calif., a retired physician and surgeon; Feb. 8. He had served in the U.S. Army Air Corps at Samson Air Base hospital in New York state, attaining the rank of captain.

Kenneth E. Clark WG’46,
Newtown Square, Pa., former vice president of grocery procurement at Acme Markets and a vice president for Confab Corp.; April 24. During World War II he was a first lieutenant and navigator with the U.S. Army Air Corps in the South Pacific.

Norman A. Peil Jr. W’46,
Phillipsburg, N.J., a retired attorney and president of the law firm of Peil & Egan, P.C.; June 7.

Dr. William J. Weller M’46,
San Jose, Calif., a retired anesthesiologist and family practitioner; April 16. He had served in the U.S. Navy.
 
1947

Ben F. Aikin WG’47, Mt. Lebanon, Pa., a retired accountant for U.S. Steel Corp.; June 22. During World War II he served with the U.S. Army in the Pacific.

Dr. Claire Kraiman Bluestein CW’47,
Brick, N.J., a retired chemist who had set up two chemical firms; June 1.

Eino O. Kero W’47,
Orlando, Fla., July 14, 2009. Retired from Ford Motor Corp., he had worked in Detroit and Europe. During World II he served in the U.S. Navy.

John J. Lergenmiller Jr. W’47 G’51,
Pensacola, Fla., an investment broker who was retired from the Robinson-Humphrey Co. in Atlanta; Feb. 5. During World War II he was a staff sergeant in the 9th Photo Tech Unit of the U.S. Army Air Corps in Guam.

William M. Miller W’47,
Boca Grande, Fla., retired president of Elizabeth Arden’s Bethco division in New York; April 29. He served as a second lieutenant with the U.S. Marine Corp in the Pacific during World War II and as a captain during the Korean War.

Adalbert G. Piscotty Ed’47 GEd’49,
Parkesburg, Pa., a retired teacher, band leader, and guidance counselor at the old St. James Roman Catholic Boys School in Chester; June 22.

Dr. Howard P. Wood M’47,
Haverford, Pa., a retired psychiatrist who had maintained a practice at Lankenau Hospital for over 40 years; June 20.


1948


Eleanor Beshgetoor Di Luigi CW’48, Derry, N.H., a retired reading specialist; May 3. An ardent alumna, she never missed a reunion, according to her family.

Selma Demchick Ellis Fishman FA’48,
Merion, Pa., a designer of brochures and custom invitations who had worked for stores such as Nan Duskin in Philadelphia and Bergdorf Goodman in New York; April 26. One of her sons is Fred B. Fishman WG’64.

Robert B. Frey Jr. W’48,
Locust Grove, Va., retired director of FAA audits in the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation; April 22. During World War II he served with the U.S. Army in Italy and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Dr. Whitney J. Haight GM’48,
Salt Lake City, a retired otorhinolaryngologist in Salt Lake City; June 10. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was stationed in Japan during the occupation, attaining the rank of major.

Robert B. Hamilton Jr. W’48,
Montoursville, Pa., Feb. 7. He was retired from the petroleum industry, including 39 years at the old Atlantic Richfield. At Penn he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. His World War II experience in the V-12 officer’s training program at Penn and subsequent service on the U.S. Navy Underwater Demotion Team led to his book, Quaker Sailors: University of Pennsylvania & the U.S. Navy (1995).

H. Woodward Johnson Jr
. W’48, Coatesville, Pa., a retired controller for Container Corp.; April 22. As a U.S. Naval officer during World War II, he served aboard the USS Colorado.

William E. Perry CCC’48,
Moorestown, N.J., retired principal of John Bartram High School in Philadelphia; June 11. During World War II he worked in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, where he was part of the crew that built the USS New Jersey, the battleship Wisconsin, and the aircraft carrier Valley Forge.

Gloria M. Solo Smith CW’48,
Raleigh, N.C., April 28. She had worked for Lord & Taylor in New York before raising a family.

Jack E. Sullivan CE’48,
Ft. Myers, Fla., April 2. A co-founder and real-esate developer of Margate in Florida. He wrestled at Penn. He had served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army.

Dr. John M. Wayman Jr. D’48,
Pittsford, N.Y., a retired orthodontist; May 24. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Dental Corps.

1949

Joseph S. Elmaleh C’49 L’52 GEE’71, Elkins Park, Pa., a retired hardware and software engineer for the old Sperry Corp. (now Unisys); June 20. He is reputed, while a consultant for Roche Medical Electronics, to have developed one of the first programs to analyze electrocardiograms.

Sidney Forstater W’49,
Philadelphia, a retired CPA, who later ran a typing service; April 25. He had served as a corporal and radio operator for the U.S. Army in post-World War II Europe.

Dr. Moshe Greenberg C’49 Gr’54 Hon’96,
Jerusalem, former faculty member in the old Department of Oriental Studies at Penn; May 12. He taught biblical studies until 1970; held the A.M. Ellis Chair in Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures, 1965-1970; chaired the oriental-studies department (now Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) in the late 1960s; and served as the first director of the Center for the Study of the Modern Near East (now the Middle East Center). From 1970 to 1996 Dr. Greenberg served on the faculty at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and chaired its Bible department. He wrote 10 books and more than 200 articles, including Biblical Prose Prayer (1983); many of his publications remain required reading in Penn’s undergraduate and graduate courses. His works often combined his analysis of Hebrew with an expertise in Assyriology, the study of ancient Mesopotamia. Although an ordained rabbi, he never led a congregation. In 1994 he was awarded the Israel Prize, the most distinguished academic award in Israel and its highest civilian honor.

Robert T. W. Hennel ME’49,
Bay City, Ore., May 15. He had worked as an engineer for the DuPont Co. and Scott Paper Co. in the Philadelphia area. He had served in the U.S. Navy.

Arthur L. Iger W’49,
Port Jefferson, N.Y., a retired advertising executive with Macmillan Publishing; May 23. An accomplished jazz trumpeter, he wrote Music of the Golden Age, 1900-1950 and Beyond (1998). During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy aboard a submarine chaser.

Fred A. Keeler C’49,
Blue Bell, Pa., Feb. 1. During World War II he served as a medic in the 81st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army, including at the Battle of the Bulge; he was awarded three Bronze Stars and the Bronze Star Medal.

William M. Lese W’49,
New York, a retired real-estate investor and commercial broker; Aug. 19, 2009. During World War II he served as reconnaissance scout with the U.S. Army; he was awarded a Purple Heart after being wounded in action in Germany on his 20th birthday.

Richard Mulberry Jr. WG’49,
Dallas, a retired accountant; June 6. He was a pilot with the U.S. Marine Corps during both World War II and the Korean War, for which he received the Distinguished Flying Cross and an Air Medal with Silver Star, among other honors. Later he became a major general in the Marine Reserve.

Helen A. Maciag Pierson Ed’49 GEd’58,
Wynnewood, Pa., a retired nurse supervisor at Montgomery Hospital; Dec. 26, 2008.

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 1950

Dr. Otho D. Dickinson V’50, Charlotte, N.C., a retired veterinarian; May 6. During World War II he served with a bomber squadron of the U.S. Army Air Corps; as a captain and aerial gunner, he flew more than 50 missions over Europe and North Africa.

Nancy Roberts Miller Edelen NTS’50 Nu’50,
Harbeson, Del., a retired poultry pathologist; April 12. She had earlier been a cartographer.

Charles W. Fleming SW’50,
Richmond, Va., retired executive director of the Richmond Area Community Council; June 4. During World War II he served as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.

Dr. Edwin R. McDevitt Jr. C’50 D’53,
Jenkintown, Pa., a dentist; April 30. Before beginning his own practice, he had served as a dentist attached to a Marine unit in the U.S. Navy.

Elizabeth Klimm Mullen CW’50 G’63,
Warrenton, Va., retired director of the AARP’s international-activities division; May 26.

Thomas E. Pisano W’50,
Upper Darby, Pa., Sept. 13, 2006. He had worked for financial institutions, including Wellington Management Co. and Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

William C. Tyson W’50,
Norristown, Pa., a retired accountant for Nelson Dairies and Ice Cream; Dec. 5. He was a veteran of World War II.

1951

Jerry S. Handler W’51, New York, retired co-founder of Newmark & Co., a commercial real estate firm; May 24.

J. Milton Hudson W’51,
Ft. Myers, Fla., May 13. He had retired from the DuPont Co. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army in Korea.

John H. McKeever L’51,
Danielsville, Pa., a retired attorney; March 26. As a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, he was a navigator aboard a B-29 bomber.

S. William Mittleman Ar’51,
New York, an architect who had specialized in criminal-justice facilities; July 5, 2009. His projects include the Miami Police headquarters. He was lead architect on the reconstruction of Attica Prison after the 1971 riot. A veteran of World War II, he had served in Europe.

Donald R. Nothstein C’51,
Cherry Hill, N.J., retired co-founder of National Computer Analysts; March 26. He served in the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army at the end of World War II.

Theodore C. Reitz ME’51,
Sinking Spring, Pa., a retired mechanical engineer who worked on power plants for Gilbert Commonwealth Inc.; April 10. At Penn he was a member of Sigma Tau fraternity. During World War II he served as an aviation technician in the U.S. Navy.

Stanley L. Roggenburg Jr. G’51,
Middletown, N.J., a retired plastics engineer and consultant for Tech Products of Staten Island; May 19. During World War II he served in the 8th U.S. Army Air Force.

Edward A. Sharlott W’51,
St. Petersburg, Fla., a retired traffic logistics specialist for Honeywell Corp.; Jan. 5. In his youth he had been a member of the U.S. Olympic fencing team.

Kathryn L. Vandall NTS’51,
Camp Hill, Pa., a retired nurse supervisor for Manor Care of Camp Hill; May 18. She was also an accomplished violinist.

Mabel Nylund Ziegler GEd’51,
Kennett Square, Pa., a retired high-school biology teacher in Burlington, N.J.; April 21.

1952

Dr. Walter W. Ambler D’52, Monroe, N.J., Jan. 28.

Dr. Harry R. Brashear GM’52,
Chapel Hill, N.C., a retired professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of North Carolina, which named a professorship after him; March 28. He had served as a medical officer with the U.S. Army in Florida and Virginia.

Kozaburo Miyakawa GEE’52,
Indianapolis, retired head of physics at the Indiana Institute of Technology; May 17. While at Penn he worked on ENIAC.

Malcolm A. Morrison W’52,
Wayne, Pa., April 18. After working for many years in the insurance industry, he founded Wharton Equity Corp. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army.

Sheldon Pinkus C’52 WG’53,
New York, a retired entrepreneur who had founded Kenrich-Meredith Corp. and the Sheldon Pinkus Sales Agency, among other endeavors; April 10. He patented the Ground Fault Interrupter, an electrical-safety device. He had served in the U.S. Third Army. His brother is Richard I. Wrubel W’57, whose children are Arthur M. Wrubel W’87 and Susan D. Wrubel C’91.

Ronald L. White W’52 WG’57,
Silver Spring, Md., a retired executive who had worked for several companies, including Royal Typewriter, Arby’s, and Royal Crown Cola; May 23.

1953

Dr. Eleanor N. Snyder Schwecke GM’53, Seattle, a retired pediatrician and former health director of Chelan-Douglas County; April 28.

Dr. Julius J. Willa Jr. WG’53 GrEd’65,
Ft. Myers, Fla., Jan. 7.

1954

Cyrus A. Alexander G’54, Chicago, a longtime attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor; Nov. 27.

Marlene Barsky Bernstein CW’54,
Philadelphia, Feb. 21.

Joseph A. Ciccolini Jr. W’54,
Verona, N.J., retired vice principal at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark and a partner for more than 50 years in his family’s furniture and appliance store in Nutley; May 17. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

Dr. Robert E. Pence M’54 GM’58,
Warren, Ohio, retired chief of pathology at Trumbull Memorial Hospital; April 23.

Dr. Gerhard Rosegger WG’54,
Shaker Heights, Ohio, the Frank Tracy Carlton Professor Emeritus of Economics at Case Western Reserve University; Dec. 21, 2008.

Col. Charles T. Search W’54,
Arlington, Va., a retired colonel in the U.S. Army; June 3. His longtime military career included assignments in Korea, Paris, Brussels, and Vietnam. He received numerous honors, among them the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and Meritorious Service Award.

Dr. George T. Varga M’54,
Arlington, Tex., a retired family physician and obstetrician; June 11.

1955

Charles J. Bufalino Jr. L’55, West Pittston, Pa., a retired attorney with his family law firm; June 21.

Dr. Mary Luz Coady CW’55 GM’63, Gladwyne, Pa., distinguished emeritus pediatrician at Bryn Mawr Hospital; April 14. She was senior attending physician from 1967 to 1999 and director of pediatrics, 1984-91.

Dr. Daniel G. Genthner D’55 GD’59,
Bethlehem, Pa., a retired orthodontist who had maintained a practice in Easton; May 21.

Dr. George S. Toporoff M’55,
Bluffton, S.C., a retired pediatrician in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; May 9.

1956

Francis J. Sirch Jr. W’56, Oakton, Va., a retired executive with Xerox Corp. in Philadelphia and Alexandria, Va.; May 31.

Donald J. Wenger WG’56,
Bloomfield Village, Mich., retired professor of business management at the University of Detroit; Jan. 31.

1957

Richard B. Devane W’57, Brunswick, N.Y., April 27. He was retired from his family’s floor-covering firm. At Penn he was president of his fraternity, Alpha Chi Rho.

Barry J. Goldberg ME’57,
Toms River, N.J., May 6. He was a mechanical engineer for the first half of his career and worked in the healthcare field for the second half.

Joseph D. Greenfield GEE’57,
Elkins Park, Pa., April 22.

Dr. Guenther H. Heidorn GM’57,
Minot, S.D., a retired cardiologist; Feb. 2, 2009.

Dr. William L. Hingston GM’57,
Williamstown, N.J., former chief of medicine at Cooper University Hospital and a clinical instructor at Thomas Jefferson University; May 5.

1959

Albert J. Anton Jr. WG’59,
Louisville, Ky., a retired partner and director of research for Carl Pforzheimer & Co., in New York; April 10.

Carl M. Matorin EE’59,
Middletown, N.J., retired chief information officer of the Winstar Government Securities Company; May 7. He had chaired his local Penn secondary-schools committee.

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1960

John M. Bay C’60, New York, April 4.

James W. Eckes WG’60,
Hong Kong, founding managing director of Indoswiss Aviation, which leased and sold aircraft; Feb. 3.

Dr. Donald M. Good D’60,
Lancaster, Pa., a retired dentist; May 19. At Penn he was the drummer for the Infirmary 5, a Dixieland band of dental and medical students.

Dr. John C. May M’60,
Lancaster, Pa., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist; June 22.

Dr. Guy R. Welty D’60,
Aptos, Calif., March 11.

Dr. Maurice I. Young Gr’60,
Newport News, Va., Nov. 3, 2008.

1961

Maria T. Picchi Nu’61,
Old Forge, Pa., a retired nurse; Dec. 26.

Barbara J. Wakefield Russell Nu’61,
Miami, retired head ICU nurse at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Jacksonville; April 6.

Don E. Williams WG’61,
Kansas City, Mo., a retired engineer and executive for Bendix Corp. and the municipality of Kansas City; April 5.

1962

Richard M. Armstrong Jr. WG’62, , West Chester, Pa., president of Armstrong Engineering Associates, who had chaired the boards of both the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Chester County Hospital for 17 years; May 9. Joining the board of CHOP in 1984, he served as chair from 1989 until retiring in 2006; he was named emeritus chair in 2008. “Dick Armstrong was utterly dedicated to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and was a true champion of its mission,” said its president Dr. Steven M. Altschuler. Dick’s daughters are Elisabeth A. Connell Nu’94 GNu’95 and Dr. Katrina A. Armstrong GM’98, who is a professor of general internal medicine at Penn.

William Butler IV L’62,
Chester Springs, Pa., a retired lawyer; May 20. Since 2005, he had been a conflict-resolution mediator.

Dr. Norman Cardoso GM’62,
Gainesville, Fla., a physician who was retired from the U.S. Department of Labor; April 15. During the Vietnam War he served with the U.S. Navy Medical Corps at a hospital in Da Nang.

Dr. Gilbert A. Friday Jr. GM’62,
Upper St. Clair, Pa., a retired pediatrician who had specialized in allergy and immunology; Oct. 22, 2009.

Dr. Gov Hutchinson C’62,
Wyncote, Pa., a retired history and science teacher at the Agnes Irwin School in Rosemont; April 17.

Dr. Henry A. Jordan M’62 GM’67,
Chester Springs, Pa., an inaugural member of the Penn Medicine board; April 19. A previous director of the Institute for Behavioral Education, he was a former clinical associate professor of psychiatry at Penn. Specializing in behavioral modification, he wrote books on healthy diets, including Eating is OK. For 20 years he was executive director of the Claneil Foundation Inc., which awards grants to non-profit organizations throughout the Delaware Valley that are focused on the environment, health and human services, and education. Dr. Jordan served as a member of the Penn Medicine executive committee, and he chaired its development committee. He served as class agent for the medical school’s Class of 1962 for many years. He was the first recipient of the school’s Medical Alumni Service Award; he also received the Alumni Award of Merit from Penn Alumni. A former president of the Medical Alumni Society. He and his wife, Barbara McNeil Jordan, established scholarship programs for Penn medical students as well as the Jordan Center for Gynecologic Cancer at the Abramson Cancer Center. Each reunion year, they would host members of the Class of 1962 in their home, and he chaired the Class of 1962’s 25th Reunion. One of his sons is Douglas L. Jordan WG’05.

Dr. Robert A. Partridge M’62,
Drexel Hill, Pa., a retired psychiatrist; May 22.

Dr. Herbert J. Quigley M’62,
Omaha, Neb., retired assistant professor of pathology at Creighton University and longtime chief of laboratory service at the Omaha Veterans Hospital; June 7.

Michael J. Tate C’62 WG’64,
Durham, N.C., a retired sales and marketing executive with Colgate-Palmolive Co. and several of its subsidiaries; March 27. At Penn he lettered in both football and baseball and was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. A supporter of Penn baseball, he was a member of the Weightman Society, the Graduate Baseball and Sprint Football Clubs, and the Varsity Club. His brother is Peter J. Tate W’67 WG’69, one of whose daughters is Shannon Tate Freehart GEd’97.

1963

Clinton G. Guischard SW’63, Warminster, Pa., March 24.

John J. McLaughlin WEv’63,
Naples, Fla., June 9. He had retired from the old Arco oil company.

Dr. Patricia Ann Carville Young Nu’63 GrEd’73,
Centreville, Md., May 16. She had held positions with the Philadelphia School District, the New Jersey Department of Higher Education, and the Center for Home Health Development in New Jersey.

1964

Richard T. Kanter C’64 ASC’66,
New York, retired co-founder and managing partner of what is now Panzano & Partners, which specializes in marketing shopping centers and malls; May 25. He had help set up the ALS Clinic at Pennsylvania Hospital.

1965

Dr. Norman R. Klinman Gr’65, La Jolla, Calif., emeritus professor of immunology at the Scripps Research Institute; May 4. He was a former professor at Penn. He moved to California in 1978 to join Scripps.

Dr. Albert F. Moraska V’65,
Charlotte, Vt., a retired farm veterinarian; May 2.

Louis A. Palena C’65,
Brookline, Mass., Jan. 3, 2008.

1966

Robert R. Banta WG’66, East Aurora, N.Y., retired chief financial officer of Moog Inc., an aerospace firm; May 31. He had served on the the board of the Buffalo Philaharmonic.

Stevens E. Brooks C’66,
Philadelphia, retired executive director of the Philadelphia Center, an internship program that brings students from Midwestern colleges to work and study in Philadelphia; June 3.

Fr. Bernard F. Donahue Gr’66,
Center Valley, Pa., retired professor and chair of political science at DeSales University; July 9, 2008.

Dr. Samuel E. Russell GrEd’66,
Jacksonville, Fla., retired chair of vocational and technical education at the University of South Florida; June 8, 2002.

Dr. Albert E. Wilkerson Jr. GrS’66,
Philadelphia, emeritus professor of social work at Temple University; June 7. While teaching at Temple for 25 years, he also taught graduate students at Penn. He was the author of The Rights of Children: Emergent Concepts in Law and Society.

1967

Dr. James R. Hemingway G’67,
Plano, Tex., a retired professor of accounting at Stephen F. Austin State University; June 17.

William M. Sulzbacher C’67,
Jacksonville, Fla., June 6. He had worked in commercial real estate development.

1968

Dr. Howard Benoist Gr’68, San Antonio, Tex., former professor and chair of English at Our Lady of the Lake University; April 25.

Jill Maze Frankel CW’68,
Gladwyne, Pa., May 1.

1969

Dr. Robert H. Knott Gr’69, Winston-Salem, N.C., emeritus professor and chair of art at Wake Forest University; Feb. 18.

Benjamin D. Somera GL’69,
Missouri City, Tex., March 8.

Martha Kohler Treese L’69,
Brielle, N.J., a retired attorney who had served on the staff of the State supreme court; April 26, 2007.

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1970

Augustus P.G. Biddle WG’70,
Kingsport, Tenn., a retired executive with Blachford Rubber Corp.; May 19.

Dr. Donald L. Kilpela C’70,
Pittsburgh, a pediatrician; June 23.

Dr. Alan F. Petty Gr’70,
Arnold, Md., a retired engineer and astrophysicist who was the founding head of the digital-image processing laboratory at the US Naval Research Laboratory in Washington; June 23. 

1973

Alexander Gordon IV WG’73,
Easton, Md., May 10. An attorney who specialized in bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

J. Bernard Johnson WG’73,
Charlotte, N.C., a retired financial consultant; July 1, 2009.

Hugh K. Wood WG’73,
Norfolk, Va., May 2. In January, he had retired from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command.

1976

Gerard W. Kurek WG’76, Lothian, Md., Dec. 16.

Victor L. Selman WG’76,
Washington, chief operating officer of the city’s Department of Housing and Community Development; May 22.

1978

John M. Toscano L’78,
La Jolla, Calif., a trial attorney with Seltzer, Caplan, McMahon & Vitek; April 22.

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1981

Dr. Deborah Blincoe G’81, Cuddebackville, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2007. She had worked in fundraising for the Catskill Regional Medical Center.

1982

Barbara C. Foster GNu’82, Fogelsville, Pa., retired director of critical care at the Reading Hospital; April 12.

Dr. Elizabeth Genovese M’82 WG’83, Philadelphia, medical director of Imx Medical Management Services and an adjunct assistant professor of emergency medicine at Penn; April 9. She co-wrote Guide to the Evaluation of Functional Ability (published by the AMA). She was newsletter editor for the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians.

1983

Michael Dobson GLA’83,
Kennebunkport, Maine, a landscape architect; June 1.

Elizabeth Nesbitt Krebs WG’83, Nashville, Tenn., a former vice president at Salomon Brothers in New York; July 12, 2009.

1984

Dr. V. Paul Addonizio Jr. GM’84, Newtown Square, Pa., former faculty member in Penn’s School of Medicine; May 5. He was appointed assistant professor of surgery in 1985 and promoted to associate professor in 1987. In 1986 he received the department’s Resident’s Faculty Teaching Award. A specialist in adult cardiac surgery, Dr. Addonizio then left Penn for Temple University, serving on its hospital staff until 1998 and on its medical-school faculty until 2005. He was surgical director of the Porter Institute for Valvular Heart Disease at Abington Memorial Hospital from its opening in 2006, having been chief of cardiac surgery there since 1996.

1986

Patricia D. Terribile G’86,
Toms River, N.J., a retired microbiologist for Johnson & Johnson; April 7.

1987

Dr. Kathleen P. Falkenstein GNu’87, Westmont, N.J., an associate professor of nursing at Drexel University; June 4. She specialized in pediatric liver transplantation.

Dr. Teresa Ann Hagan SW’87, Schwenksville, Pa., former head of a substance-abuse assessment company; April 24.

 
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1991

Angela H. Lin C’91,
Baltimore, a professor of German studies at Vanderbilt University; April 15.

1993

Michael R. Unglo C’93,
Stockbridge, Mass., May 4. At Penn he was president of his fraternity, Alpha Phi Delta.

1994

Dr. Laura F. Cohee D’94,
Dunmore, Pa., a dentist who maintained a practice in Falls; May 3.

1995

Dr. Janine M. Denomme G’95 Gr’01,
Edgewater, Ill., director of youth programs for the Center on Halsted, a gay community center in Chicago; May 17. An advocate of women in the priesthood, in April she was ordained by the group Roman Catholic Womenpriests. After being diagnosed with cancer, she created CaringBridge.org.

Jennifer J. Ehret G’95,
Toronto, an archaeologist, who had worked in Belize and Honduras; Nov. 20, 2008.


1997

Michelle A. Rein G’97 Gr’07,
Wykcoff, N.J., June 11. A scholar of Islamic art and architecture and the status of women in Islamic cultures.

1998

Dr. Celeste M. Sullivan G’98,
New Bedford, Mass., a part-time faculty member in the crime and justice studies program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth; July 21, 2009.

1999

Geeta Shah C’99 GAr’04, Salt Lake City, an architect who had worked in Washington and New York; June 3.
 

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2005

Bruce C. Trace C’05,
Philadelphia, March 9.

2008

Jeremy G. Chan EAS’08,
Princeton, N.J., May 29. He had worked for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He had helped found and was first pledge chair of the Penn chapter of Theta Tau fraternity, which has established an annual award in his memory.

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Faculty and Staff

Dr. V. Paul Addonizio Jr.
See Class of 1984.

Dr. Landon C. Burns,
Drexel Hill, Pa., a former assistant professor of English; April 15. He taught at Penn until the late 1960s and received the Friars Society faculty award in 1964. He served as dean and provost at Washington College in Chestertown, Md., for two years and then was a professor of English at Pennsylvania State University, Delaware County, for 20 years. He wrote Pat Conroy, A Critical Companion (1996).

Dr. Elizabeth Genovese.
See Class of 1980.

Dr. Moshe Greenberg.
See Class of 1949.

Dr. Henry A. Jordan.
See Class of 1962.

Dr. Norman R. Klinman.
See Class of 1965.

Dr. Martin Ostwald,
Swarthmore, Pa., emeritus professor of classical studies; April 10. During his tenure at Penn he also served on the faculty at Swarthmore College, retiring from both schools in 1992. A renowned scholar of ancient Greek political thought and institutions, he wrote From Popular Sovereignty to the Sovereignty of Law and Language and History in Ancient Greek Culture. From 1976 to 1992 he was editor of The Cambridge Ancient History.

Frederick H. Stapleford.
See Class of 1941.

Dr. John M. Stockton,
Exeter, Pa., retired professor and chair of business law at the Wharton School; May 2. Although he retired in 1989, he continued to teach until 1995.

Dr. S. Francis Thoumsin Jr.
See Class of 1941.

Dr. Albert E. Wilkerson Jr.
See Class of 1966.

 

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