Dr. F. William Sunderman M23 Gr29, Philadelphia, professor emeritus of pathology and laboratory medicine; March 9. He directed the chemistry division of the William Pepper Laboratory at Penn in the 1930s, developing methods for the measurement of blood cholesterol, glucose, and chloride. During the Second World War he was medical director of explosive research at Carnegie Institute of Technology and Los Alamos Laboratories, parts of the Manhattan Project. There he investigated the effects of nickel carbonyl on workers exposed in the making of atomic weapons. He developed an antidote for nickel-carbonyl poisoning, using himself as a human test subject. I took the first dose, he said. Id worked around the laboratory animals so much that I knew it would work. Dr. Sunderman assisted in the setup of the medical department for Brookhaven National Laboratories and served as a medical consultant at the Redstone Arsenal from 1947 to 1969. He was also the department head of clinical pathology at the Communicable Disease Center in Atlanta. He worked at the Cleveland Clinic, the M.D. Anderson Hospital Cancer Center in Texas, and Emory University. In 1951 he became professor of medicine and director of the metabolic research division at Jefferson Medical College (later Thomas Jefferson University Hospital), where he investigated new techniques to diagnose diseases of the thyroid, adrenal, and other endocrine organs. Dr. Sunderman was the founder of the Association of Clinical Scientists. And he was also responsible for the standardization of hemoglobin measurements throughout the world. In 1938, during his convalescence from pulmonary tuberculosis, he practiced the violin; most summers thereafter, he would travel to Germany and Austria to perform on his Stradivarius with professional chamber musicians. He performed a violin duet with his son, a musician, at Carnegie Hall in 1998, and a violin solo at his alma mater, Gettysburg College, on his 100th birthday. Dr. Sunderman was the co-author of more than 300 scientific papers and numerous books on medicine, chamber music, and photography, along with an autobiography, A Time to Remember (1998), which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He was the founding editor of The Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science in 1971 and was working on the latest edition at the time of his death. He saw Halleys Comet twiceas a youth with his father in 1910 and again while doing research in New Zealand 76 years later. In 1999, at age 101, he was recognized as Americas oldest worker, following a nationwide search by Experience Works, Inc.
Frances Drew Sutherland Ed23, Brevard, N.C., a former high-school teacher in Westfield, N.J.; March 1. She was past president of the American Association of University Women, and remained active in support of the Transylvania County (N.C.) Library
Dr. Frederick T. Zimmerman C23, New York, March 12, 1998.
1925 | George H. Buterbaugh Ar25, Salisbury, Conn., a retired architect who had worked for Charles A. Platt in New York, Paul Cret in Philadelphia, and Cram & Ferguson in Boston; Dec. 8, 2002. He and his wife were instrumental in the opening of the Holley-Williams House museum in Lakeville, Conn. Serving in the U.S. Naval Reserves during the Second World War, he earned the rank of lieutenant commander.
E. Gilbert Ed27, L30, Philadelphia, a retired attorney; Aug.
Harry D. Heaps WEv27, Gladwyne, Pa., May 16, 1998.
Dr. Charles W. Johnson C28, Boca Raton, Fla., May 27, 1999.
Charles C. Joseph W28, Palm City, Fla., a retired attorney; Nov. 30, 2000.
Bessie S. Shaffer Ed28, Wyncote, Pa., Oct. 8, 1998.
Dr. Ross E. Shrader C28, Avon, Conn., Jan. 29, 2001.
Richard M. Snyder W28 G41, Tavernier, Fla., June 24, 2002.
Dr. George N. Sommer Jr. C28 M32 GM39, Yardley, Pa., a retired thoracic surgeon and Army colonel; Feb. 6. During the Second World War, he served as chief of surgery with the U.S. Army Medical Corps in England, and as head of thoracic surgery for a network of 20 hospitals where he treated wounded soldiers transported from the battlefields of Normandy and prisoners of war captured by the Allied forces. Dr. Sommer completed active duty in 1946 but continued serving in the U.S. Army Reserve. When he returned from the war, he was presented with the Legion of Merit at Fort Dix; he rarely left his Bucks County home without the pin attached to his lapel or collar. Dr. Sommer was head of thoracic surgery at Trentons St. Francis Medical Center from 1939 until he retired in 1977, excluding his five years in the Army. A founder of the Pennsylvania Society of Thoracic Surgeons, he was a 58-year member of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
H. Dorn Stewart W28, Lancaster, Pa., a principal and director at Ward Howell Associates International, a consulting firm specializing in executive recruitment, from 1963 until his retirement in 1975; Dec. 22, 2002. He was past president of the Barrett Division of Allied Chemical Corp., now Allied Signal, from 1958 to 1963. And he worked from 1929 to 1958 as a marketing manager for the floor and building materials division of Armstrong World Industries. He served as co-chair of the liaison committee of the American Institute of Architects and Producers Council and as president of several organizations devoted to building materials. At Penn he was president of the junior class and sat on the board of The Daily Pennsylvanian. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Friars Senior Society, and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. During his years at Penn he held a variety of jobs, including night clerk at the Covington Hotel and sports writer for The Public Ledger.
Dr. Emanuel Wender D28, Brooklyn, N.Y., a retired dentist; Oct. 1, 1999.
Alma Powell White Ed28, Greensboro, N.C., Dec. 18, 1999.
Raymond J. Mahar W29, Cleveland, a retired attorney; Jan. 3.
Anne Kneedler Mills Ed29, Linwood, N.J.; May 2, 2001. Her husband, Jack W. Mills C38, died Oct. 26 of that year.
Dr. Mortimer Obrieght D29, Rockville Centre, N.Y., a retired dentist; Aug. 30, 1998.
Ralph L. Peck Jr. W29, Hilton Head Island, S.C., Oct. 25, 2000.
Owen Eugene Penney W29, Taneytown, Md., a valuation engineer and budgeteer for the Capitol Transit Co. in Washington for 35 years; March 15. Chair of the camp committee for Camp Fire Girls, he was also active in the Boy Scouts., He was a founding member of the Taneytown Baptist Church. At Penn he was a member the varsity crew, and a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
1930 | I. Meyer Abeles EE30, East Brunswick, N.J., a mechanical engineer, for more than 34 years, in the ordinance department of General Electric Co. in Schenectady, N.Y. and Pittsfield, Mass.; Nov. 8, 2001. A chessmaster, he won the 1938 Schenectady Chess Championship. He had been a member of the Berkshire Klezmer Society, playing mandolin and violin, and had organized the Senior Citizens Poetry Group in Pittsfield.
Henry B. Brown Jr. CE30 GCE32, Harleysville, Pa., a civil engineer; Sept. 1, 2002. He was vice-president of sales at Superior Tube Company, where he was employed for 40 years, retiring in 1974. He had served on the War Production Board during the Second World War. At Penn he was a member of Theta XI fraternity, and Mask & Wig.
G. Allan Dash W30, G35, Jenkintown, Pa., Jan. 4, 2000.
Frederick C. Dirks W30, Bethesda, Md., Nov. 5, 1998.
Albert Griffin W30 G33, Winter Haven, Fla., the retired president and vice-chair of the Exchange National Bank of Winter Haven; Feb. 17. Raised in a family of bankers and Wharton graduates, he was an instructor at Wharton until 1939, then he became a professor of banking and finance at Emory University. His son is Albert Griffin Jr. W57.
Dr. William H. Hoffman C30, Wilmington, Del., April 5, 2002.
C. Warner Koenig W30, Birmingham, Ala., a retired manager of the southern district for General Refractories, where he worked for 47 years; Sept. 29, 2001. At Penn he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Dr. Julius Levine G30, Cherry Hill, N.J., Oct. 30, 1999.
Edith Gould Masters OT30, Bangor, Pa., Jan. 6, 1999.
Stella Goodman Minick G30, Atlanta, an artist who gained national and international recognition for the hand-woven fabric designs created at her studios in New York and Savannah, Ga.; March 1. During the Second World War she was chair of Bundles for Britain and Bundles for America, and was recognized for having devoted more than 3,500 hours to U.S.O. work as senior hostess as Camp Ritchie, Md. As president of the garden club in Waynesboro, Ga., she increased membership from 18 to 250 members.
Milton B. Myers C30, Wyncote, Pa., July 23, 2002.
Mildred Stern Orloff Ed30, Atlanta, Nov. 8, 1999.
Stockton W. Townsend WEv30, Cedarhurst, N.Y., July 1, 1999.
1931 | Mabel Bosler Burris Ed31, Manalapan, N.J., a retired mathematics teacher in the public schools of Johnstown, Pa., for 39 years; March 5. At her retirement in 1975 she was recognized by staff and students of the high school as a dedicated teacher who always persuaded the reluctant learner and encouraged the scholar. At Penn she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority. She was the first woman to attend the Wharton School. Mabel was a life member of the American Association of University Women, and had served as superintendent of the Sunday school, a deacon, and a trustee of Memorial Baptist Church, Johnstown.
William A. Carrodus WEv31, Newtown Square, Pa., Jan. 8.
Anna Hawkes Hutton Ed31 L34, Bristol, Pa., founder and former chair of the board of the Washington Crossing Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to outstanding students with a commitment to government service; March 10. She was a past chair of Historic Fallsington, Inc., which is dedicated to the preservation of the colonial village in Falls Township, Pa., and past president of both the Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania and the Historical Foundation of Pennsylvania. And she was a former commissioner of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. Her books, published from 1948 to 1972, include George Washington Crossed Here, Portrait of Patriotism, and The Pennsylvanian. Philadelphias Walnut Street Theater produced her play, The Decision, in 1976. Anna was the first woman to receive the Freedom Leadership Award from the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge. She received numerous other awards, including the medal of honor from Daughters of the American Revolution; the Legion of Valor of the United States of America, and the Patriotism Award presented by the Philadelphia Flag Association. She served on the commission for Washington Crossing Park for more than 50 years.
Louis H. Labovitz Ed31, Philadelphia, Oct. 1, 1998.
Dr. Abraham Lamstein D31, Woodbury, N.Y., a retired dentist; Sept. 3, 1999.
Robert A. Lauer W31, Cincinnati, Oct. 13, 1999.
Elizabeth P. Brumbaugh Ed32, Lansdowne, Pa., Aug. 21, 2001.
Marvin B. Denning C32, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 24, 2002.
Malcolm M. Flash C32, Kissimmee, Fla., Sept. 3, 1999.
Louis Freedman WEv32 W34, North Wales, Pa., March 12.
Paul E. Friend ME32, Scottsdale, Ariz., a retired engineer employed by Mobil Oil for 30 years; Feb. 25.
Herman Goodheim W32, West Hills, Calif., Aug. 27, 1999.
Edward B. Leach W32, Winthrop, Mass., Oct. 1, 1999.
Dr. Harold A. Nadelson C32, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Aug. 14, 1998.
Randolph S. Rothschild W32 L35; Baltimore, a retired attorney; Feb. 27.
Louis B. Schwartz W32 L35, San Francisco, emeritus professor of law at the University of California at San Francisco who helped bring about significant changes in the penal codes of many states; Jan. 23. After two years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, he served in Washington with the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department, joining Penns Law faculty in 1946. During the mid-1950s he served on a panel that recommended repealing fair trade laws directed against cut-rate retail sales to the public. Although he opposed such retail regulations, he disagreed with some of the panels findings, arguing that they would weaken antitrust law in general. In 1962 the American Law Institute endorsed a model penal code drawn up by Professor Schwartz and Professor Herbert Wechsler of Columbia University; they attempted to take a fresh look at state criminal law and set out a clear and consistent framework to which all laws should conform. The code, regarded at the time as one of the most important recent works of legal scholarship, resulted in about 35 states amending or codifying their laws to bring them closer in line with its provisions. Professor Schwartz was later director of the National Commission on the Reform of Federal Criminal Law, and was a visiting professor at Harvard and Columbia universities, and the universities of Cambridge and London. His daughters are Johanna Schwartz CW65 and Victoria Schwartz CW68.
Herman C. Spahr WEv32, Port Charlotte, Fla., an employee of Aetna Life & Casualty Co. for 38 years; February 25.
Janet Fisher Swope Ed32, Wilmette, Ill., June 10, 2000.
Dr. Carl H. Vold C32 D33, Newtown Square, Pa., a retired dentist; Jan. 13. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army Dental Corps during the Second World War.
Samuel Fallk L33, Scranton, Pa., a retired attorney; June 5, 2000.
Arthur W. Hoch W33, Hatboro, Pa., Feb. 12.
Louis A. Kober CE33, Dresher, Pa., Feb. 6. He owned and operated Reiter Engineering Co., a civil- and mechanical-engineering firm in Philadelphia and later Hatboro, for 50 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the first graduating class of Simon Gratz High School (1929).
George H. Martens Jr. W33, Camden, Maine, Dec. 29, 2000.
Dr. Jack A. Packtor D33, Miami, a retired dentist; Feb. 14, 1999.
Theodore V. Sampson WEF33, Manteca, Calif., Jan. 13, 2002.
Dr. Roland J. Christy L34, Spring House, Pa., a retired attorney; Dec. 6, 2002.
Walter A. Chudson C34, Rye, N.Y., Aug. 7, 2002.
Rae Konowitch Gliedman Ed34, New York, Jan. 29. She was the wife of the late Howard Gliedman C33, and mother of Kenneth Gliedman C68 and grandmother of Katherine Gliedman C98.
Frederick R. Hendrickson C34, Vero Beach, Fla., a retired government-contract attorney with Bell Aerospace in Buffalo, N.Y.; Dec. 17.
Jean Stitt Hornsby DH34, Murrysville, Pa., Dec. 30, 2002.
James B. Lovett W34, Clinton, Conn., Nov. 27, 2001.
Dr. Louis J. Lubin D34, Albany, N.Y., a retired dentist; June 22, 2001.
Alfred E. Pfeifer W34, Ridgefield, Conn., retired district supervisor with the Firestone Rubber Co.; Jan. 12.
Alex Satinsky C34 L37, Philadelphia, a retired attorney; Feb. 21.
Joseph P. Schaeffer WEv34, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 2001.
Henry B. Springer Jr. ME34, Jamison, Pa., Sept. 26, 2002.
John B. Stevens ME34, Lansdale, Pa., Jan. 13, 2002.
Marie Zellfelder Vogan Ed34, Lansdale, Pa., April 18, 2002.
Thomas Wistar Jr. Ar34, New London, N.H., a retired architect who also worked for the design and research division of the National Park Service; March 5. He maintained a private architectural practice for residential and commercial properties in Philadelphia and New Hampshire. His numerous community activities included serving as past president of the Indian Rights Association in Philadelphia and the New London Boys Club, an organization founded by his father-in-law in 1930. He was chair of New London Hospital Day and a founder and board president of the Van Wyck Association of Philadelphia, which presented him with the Van Wyck Award for his many years of service. An avid cricket player while a student at Haverford College, he was a founder of the C. C. Morris Cricket Library there. During the Second World War he served on the U.S. Naval Board of Inspection and Survey, which was responsible for all the fighting ships being built in naval yards on the East Coast.
Dr. Edmund J. Biancarelli C35, Jessup, Pa., a retired physician; April 20, 2000.
Sarah Lewis Brauer DH35, Latrobe, Pa., June 7, 2000.
Jacques B. Schonbar C35, New York, Dec. 25, 2000.
Clifford W. Slaybaugh EE35, Princeton, N.J., Aug. 29, 2001.
Dr. Edwin C. Deibler C36, Rockwall, Tex., Feb. 2.
Stuart B. Goldthorpe W36, Canton, Ohio, Nov. 14, 1998.
Dr. Albert I. Lansing C36, Pittsburgh, Jan. 29, 2002.
Dr. Joseph F. Leary D36, Conshohocken, Pa., a retired dentist and local historian; March 6. He had served stateside in the U.S. Army Dental Corps before being discharged as a captain in 1946, and went on to practice dentistry in Conshohocken for 46 years, retiring in 1982. A lifelong resident there, he co-founded the Conshohocken Historical Society; his father and grandfather had been active in the early formation of the borough. In the 1936 Penn yearbook he listed the important things in his life as God, family, and love of Conshohocken.
William J. Prichard Ch36, West Brandywine, Pa., a research chemist who worked on the Manhattan Project during the Second World War; Feb. 21. During his early career he was a researcher at the Booth, Garrett & Blair chemical laboratory in Philadelphia, and then worked for the predecessor companies of Atofina Chemicals research laboratory until his retirement in the mid-1970s. During the war, he used his expertise in analyzing the ore that made up the steel for armor plating on ships built at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. He also worked as a civilian chemist with the former Pennwalt Chemical Co. as part of the Manhattan Project, researching fluorspar, used in the production of uranium fuel. According to his son, he had no idea why he was researching uranium for the U.S. governmentuntil the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. A self-taught woodworker, he built a 13-foot sailboat in his garage.
Dr. Frank J.H. Rogers Jr. C36 D39, Milford, Conn., a retired dentist; June 14, 2002.
Stephen Sluka WEv36 CCC46 G48, Sarasota, Fla., Dec. 30, 2001.
Frederic L. Thwing WG36, Bloomington, Minn., Dec. 26, 2002.
Harry Vonoehsen W36, Prather, Calif., April 7, 2002.
Raymond J. Wolf Jr. W36, Ambler, Pa., Nov. 17, 2002.
Morse Ginsberg EE37, New Haven, Conn., July 25, 2002.
Ralph R. Luddecke Jr. CE37, Houston, Aug. 9, 1998.
Frank T. Moffa Jr. WEv37, King of Prussia, Pa., Sept. 14, 2000.
John R. Norton C37, Mohrsville, Pa., Feb. 9, 2001.
Edward R. Smith W37, Butler, Pa., October 16, 2002.
Robert W. Spicker W37 L40, Seminole, Fla., June 22, 2002.
Dr. Benjamin F. Stearn V37, Westminster, Colo., a retired veterinarian who had maintained a practice in Haddon Heights, N.J., for many years; Aug. 23, 2002. As a volunteer he was instrumental in preserving and maintaining the MacGregor working ranch, now on the Registry of Historic Places, where high-school students learn the ecology and history of Colorado. During the Second World War, as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, he helped set up canine border patrols; he was later assigned to the U.S. Navy and sent to China to assist its cavalry.
J. Allman Stewart CCC37, Mount Holly, N.J., a retired research technician who participated in studies that discovered a system of veins surrounding the spinal column; March 16. He spent his entire career at Penn School of Medicine at, where he conducted research in the physiology and anatomy departments, retiring in 1976. In the 1950s he assisted anatomy professor Oscar V. Batson in his perfecting a technique that revealed a system of vertebral veins, now called Baxtons plexus. Until about 10 years ago J. Allman lived in a home he built on Rancocas Creek in Burlington County, N.J. Having read about house construction while living in Philadelphia in the mid-1950s, but with no experience in carpentry, he and his family camped out in a tent during the summers while he constructed the home on four acres of woods. According to his son, he hand-cut everything in that place, nailed everything, and sanded everything. They moved into the home in 1960. He also served for many years as an informal pastor of Rancocas Creek, leading services and teaching Bible studies at an open-air church near his home.
Albert J. Wentz GEd37, Drexel Hill, Pa., a retired teacher, principal, and real estate agent; March 6. He was a teacher for the school district of Springfield Township, Pa., for 35 years, before retiring as director of industrial arts in 1976. He also served as a teacher and principal for other schools in Delaware County and worked part-time in the laboratory for Sun Co., for 38 years, where he became involved with the Sun day camp from the 1950s to the 1990s. After retiring from education he was a real estate broker for 18 years.
Dr. Morris Cover V38, Chestertown, Md., retired director of veterinary services and regulatory compliance for Ralston Purina; Jan. 28. Retiring in 1985, he continued with the company as a consultant until 1992. He also consulted as a research coordinator for the South Eastern Poultry and Egg Association. In 1997 the U.S. Department of Agriculture honored him for his work on avian diseases.
Louise Geauque Fowler Ed38, Downingtown, Pa., March 6.
Hermione Curiel Friend CW38, Birmingham, Ala., Jan. 20. Devoted to promoting the cultural life of the city, she had help establish the Alabama Symphony, and had served on the board of the Birmingham Museum of Art. She also had served as chair of the advisory board of the Family Court of Jefferson County. Having married while in college, she completed her bachelors at the University of Alabama in 1968.
Richard W. Goslin Jr. L38, Medford, N.J., the retired vice president of Irving Trust Co. in New York; March 8. He had served on the board of the Ho-Ho-Kus library.
Chester C. Hilinski W38 L41, Hilton Head, S.C., a partner specializing in international taxation at the law firm of Dechert, Price & Rhoads in Philadelphia for 41 years; March 23. He served as president of the U.S. branch of the International Fiscal Association in Rotterdam and was a trustee of the Connelly Foundation for 28 years.
Cleon H. Kendig WEF38, Lafayette Hill, Pa., retired implant construction supervisor for Western Electric in Muhlenberg; Feb. 5.
Dr. William B. Mather M38, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., a retired physician with the McCosh Infirmary at Princeton University; Jan. 22.
Jack W. Mills C38, Linwood, N.J., Oct. 26, 2001. His wife, Anne Kneedler Mills Ed29, died earlier that year, on May 2.
Leonard V. Morris WEv38, Waterford, N.J., May 22, 1999.
Jack F. Pearse W38, Hillsborough, Calif., retired head of a group of export companies; Jan. 27. He was a rear admiral in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
Raymond W. Sawyer Jr. WEF38, Clemson, S.C., Sept. 14, 2000.
Dr. William B. Smith Jr., D38, Slingerlands, N.Y., a retired dentist; July 1, 2001.
Dr. George N. Stein C38 GM47, Clearwater, Fla., emeritus professor of radiology at the University; Feb. 26. His wife, Hazel G. Stein SW77, died in 1996; two of his sons are Stephen G. Stein W72 and Dr. Eric J. Stein M79 GM85, who is married to Dr. Tina R. Weingrad GM85.
Constance Schuessele Elwell Ed39, Batavia, Ill., March 7. She had pursued a brief business career before raising a family.
Arthur C. Goldstein W39, Miami, April 28, 2000.
Alan Levin Jr. ME39, Wynnewood, Pa., May 27, 2000.
Frank L. Reed W39, Morrisville, Pa., April 5, 2000.
Harry L. Shoemaker W39, Baton Rouge, La., a supply and marketing executive of Exxon Refinery for 43 years; March 13. He coached little-league baseball in the CYO league from the late 1950s through the 1970s, winning many league championships; he served as its commissioner of baseball, 1979-82, and was named its Man of the Year in 1980. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Second World War and remained in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Verage Tarzian EE39 GEE47, Abington, Pa., Nov. 6, 2001.
Hon. Joseph W. Chandler C40, Tarzana, Calif., a retired judge, Feb. 13.
Leon Crane ME40, Philadelphia, Pa., March 26, 2002.
Frank M. Cushman G40, Sharon, Mass., head of a transportation-law and management-consulting firm in Sharon and Canton for over 50 years; Nov. 15, 2002. He pioneered the concept of Transportation Cost Control, and he promoted the concept of logistics for civilians when only the military was actively utilizing logistics theory and practice. He appeared before the Federal Interstate Commerce Commission and never lost a case. He taught at Northeastern University and founded its Transportation and Traffic Management Institute. Frank Cushman wrote Manual of Transportation Law (1951) and Transportation for Management (1953), and co-wrote Handbook of Business Administration (1967). He was a founding member of the American Society for Traffic and Transportation. And he served on his local zoning appeals board for several years.
Jay Dreyfus W40, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Dec. 17, 2001.
William T. Everett WEv40, Columbus, Ind., May 19, 2002.
Dr. Harold O Horlacher C40 D42, Carbondale, Pa., a retired dentist; Oct. 27, 1999.
Barbara Tuttle Howell DH40, East Moriches, N.Y., May 5, 2000.
Margery S. Jakob Ed40 Ged41, Houston, June 3, 2002.
David G. Kangesser W40, Cleveland, April 6, 2002.
Leonard G. Kuch WEv40, Blue Bell, Pa., Nov. 10, 2001.
James J. MacArthur WEv40, Upper Darby, Pa., Dec. 15, 2002.
Samuel McCreery Jr. W40, Alexandria, Va., a vice president of Superior Mold and Die Co., Springfield, Va., during the 1980s and early 1990s; Feb. 6. Earlier he had worked in sales for industrial manufacturing businesses in Pennsylvania and Washington. During the Second World War he served in intelligence with the U.S. Army in North Africa.
William K. Nasser WEF40, Scranton, Pa., June 25, 2002.
Marion Scott Sargent DH40, Alma, Mich., a retired dental hygienist with the Aliquippa school district; Dec. 31, 2002. She was also a former deacon and elder of the Woodlawn Presbyterian Church and First United Presbyterian Church of Aliquippa.
William J. Southwell FA40 G41, Abington, Pa., Jan. 10, 2002.
Dr. Ernest H. Williams M40, Greenville, S.C., Aug. 17, 2002.
LeRoy Wittemire Jr. W40, Mansfield, Ohio, a retired cashier in the accounts payable department of Mansfield Tire and Rubber Co.; Jan. 12. He was a past president of the Mansfield Aviation Club. During the Second World War he served as a captain in the U.S. Army for five years, and was stationed in Fiji, Bougainville, and Manila.
E. Howard York III C40, Bryn Mawr, Pa., a retired advertising executive; March 1. He began his career at Doremus & Co., an advertising and public relations firm now part of Omnicom, becoming a company vice president and regional manager in Philadelphia.. He was past chair of the Philadelphia council of the American Association of Advertising Agencies. After 30 years on the board of Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, he was named emeritus trustee in 1988. At Saunders House, a nursing facility in Wynnewood, he served as a board member for more than 20 years and was chair of the development committee. E. Howard York was president of his Class, a member of the Mask & Wig club, and served on the Penn tennis team, for which he once played in a doubles tournament disguised as a woman. A lifelong tennis player, he competed in national and international competitions, including Wimbledon, and in 1938 he and his father were finalists in the national father-and-son doubles tournament. During the Second World War he was awarded the Silver Star and Bronze Star for his service in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific. When U.S. forces invaded Saipan and the Marshall Islands in 1944, he was a beach master supervising landing craft under enemy fire, earning a Purple Heart after being wounded by shrapnel. He later led underwater-demolition teams in the invasion of the Palau Islands.
Anthony P. Briglia, CE41, Trafalgar, Ind., Jan. 27, 2002.
Miriam Brown Brogan CW41, Wynnewood, Pa., Aug. 1, 2001.
Richard A Holmes II C41, Salisbury, N.C., Feb. 25, 1999.
John H. Kelter WEv41, Spring Hill, Fla., Oct. 27, 1999.
Prof. Jon D. Longaker C41, Ashland, Va., July 26, 2002.
Dr. Alton J. Novak D41, Haverford, Pa., a retired dentist who had taught at Penns School of Dental Medicine for almost 30 years; Feb. 20. He was an instructor in oral medicine at Penn 1941-49, an associate professor from 1949 to 1965, and an assistant professor at the dental school until 1970. Dr. Novak maintained a private dentistry practice for more than 60 years. He had served in the U.S. Army with the rank of major. Barbara J. Novak Wilkes DH68, is his daughter.
John H. Osborne W41, Malvern, Pa., retired president of Osborne Dynamics, a regional packaging sales company; Sept. 12, 2002. He served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant commander during the Second World War, landing troops for the North Africa Campaign.
Katherine M. Stanton Stratton CW41, Westtown, Pa., a former medical-records librarian, who with her husband managed a 100-acre farm; March 1. She was employed by Graduate Hospital, Middlesex General Hospital, and the American Red Cross before her marriage; thereafter she helped maintain Wynoor Farm, which combined land from her own and her husbands families, and became known for its sweet corn.
Cdr. Anthony T. Capriotti ChE42, Severna Park, Md., Sept. 30, 2002.
Bernard J. Cohen C42 L49, Elkins Park, Pa., a retired attorney; June 10, 2001.
Norva T. Cummings L42, Blue Bell, Pa., a retired attorney; June 4, 1998.
H. Gilbert Daley Jr. W42, Gladwyne, Pa., a former steel company owner and retired real estate agent; Feb. 5. As a gunnery commander on the aircraft carriers USS Cabot and USS Ranger, he participated in naval battles in the South Pacific during the Second World War. After his discharge he joined his fathers firm, Sweet Steel Co., later becoming president of the company, which he sold in the 1960s. He then became a real estate agent. As a member of the Ventnor (N.J.) Beach Patrol, in the late 1940s he won the rowing competition championship several times.
James A. Gavin WEv42, Collingswood, N.J., May 16, 2002.
George A. Hagerty EE42, GEE48, WG49, Millbrook, N.Y., Oct. 14, 1998.
Dr. Robert W. Hyatt M42, Waterville, Maine, a retired physician; July 11, 2002.
James B. Kelley WEv42, Haddonfield, N.J., Dec. 25, 2002.
Myra Demchick Levy CW42, Allentown, Pa., a retired substitute teacher for the Allentown school district; Feb. 6. She was a life trustee and campaign chair of the womens division of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley, which named her Woman of the Year in 1988. Her husband of 60 years is Morton R. Levy W39, and their children are Judith Levy Cohen Roberts CW68 and Richard J. Levy C71. She was sister of Selma Demchick E. Fishman FA48 and the daughter of Israel Demchick Ar15, a Philadelphia architect.
Sarah J. Luginbuhl Ed42 GEd43, Levittown, N.Y., April 27, 2001.
Dr. Arthur McGeorge Jr. ChE42 Gr51, Wilmington, Del., Nov. 30, 1998.
David J. Moylan Jr. C42, Wayne, Pa., Sept. 23, 1999.
John W. Newcombe C42, Saunderstown, R.I., Jan. 29, 1999.
Justin H. Utal CE42, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Oct. 13, 1999.
Henry P. Weymann ChE42, Gulf Breeze, Fla., Oct. 15, 1998. At Penn he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Dr. Albert L. Williams C42 Gr50, Ormond Beach, Fla., April 21, 2000.
Donald J. Graham W43, Lynbrook, N.Y., April 1, 2001.
Joseph J. Heimbach L43, Evans, Ga., Jan. 25. He retired from the DuPont Company in Wilmington, Del., after a 37-year career there.
Shirley Krasnoff Howard DH43, Boynton Beach, Fla., Jan. 11.
Bernard Herbert Karklin W43, Palm Springs, Calif., Nov. 2, 2002.
Bertram Lipschutz W43, Narberth, Pa., a retired businessman; Feb. 13. Following his service in the U.S. Army during the Second World War, he operated Record Industrial Co., in King of Prussia, which provided industrial and safety clothing to Fortune 500 companies. He was a founding member of White Manor Country Club and served as its first treasurer.
Walter S. Marine W43, Philadelphia, retired president of Capital Pants Co.; Feb. 11.
Dr. Brooke Roberts M43 GM50, Bryn Mawr, Pa., emeritus professor of surgery, who served as a vascular surgeon at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for 40 years; Feb. 23. At his retirement in 1983, he was chief of the vascular surgery division at the hospital and director of Penns fellowship in peripheral vascular surgery; he worked in the hospitals surgery clinic and continued to teach anatomy for several years. He helped develop innovative surgical treatments for aortic aneurysms and obstructed femoral and carotid arteries, and advocated the use of angioplasty as a less-invasive treatment for vascular disease. According to his son, Thomas B. Roberts L79, Dr. Roberts was known for technical excellence in the operating room and a warm, confident bedside manner. A surgical research laboratory at HUP was named for him in 1985, and a surgical chair at the Medical School is to be established in his name. Dr. Roberts was chair of the Medical Board at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1969-71, and served as acting chair of the Department of Surgery, 1981-83. In 1982 he received the Strittmatter Award from the Philadelphia County Medical Society for his contribution to medicine in Philadelphia. During the Second World War he served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps.
Moses Siegel GME43, Woodbine, N.J., Jan. 30, 1998.
Dr. Theodore S. Sloane D43, a retired dentist; West Palm Beach, Fla., March 27, 1999.
Arcola M. Woelfel Ed43, Fair Lawn, N.J., Dec. 9, 2002.
1944 | Dr. Winthrop E. Brielman V44, Pittsfield, Mass., a retired veterinarian who also served on the Mass. state board of examiners in veterinary medicine; March 8. At Penn he was valedictorian of his class; and he graduated the same year as his sister, Dr. Marguerite Brielman Gulick V44. He entered private practice with his veterinarian father, specializing in large-animal medicine. Dr. Brielman served in the U.S. Army Veterinarian Corps from after graduation until he retired in 1982. He was senior medical coordinator at the U.S. Army medical treatment facility at Camp Drumm in Watertown, N.Y. For many years he was state veterinarian for Western Massachusetts.
Geraldine Moore Crane Ed44, Hampton, N.J., Nov. 3, 2000.
Dr. Ross S. Funch C44, Lansdale, Pa., Dec. 20, 2002.
Jessie M. Glass Ed44, Lancaster, Pa., who worked in nursing for 27 years; March 1. She had been an instructor in nursing at the University of Pittsburgh.
William M. Myers C44, Glasgow, Ky., July 10, 2001.
Dr. Benjamin J. Patton C44 Gr55, Damascus, Md., Sept. 23, 1998.
Esther S. Schwartz CW44, Philadelphia, March 19, 1998.
Dr. Stanley G. Seton C44, Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 22, 2002.
G. Gordon Urquhart ChE44, Gilbertsville, Pa., Oct. 14, 2002.
Gertrude D. Westcott OT44, Kennedyville, Md., Aug. 24, 2000.
Sidney J. Zywotow EE44, West Chester, Pa., Feb. 25, 2002.
Dr. Charles N. Christensen M45 GM49, Indianapolis, July 8, 2002.
Allen R. Greenlaw Jr ME45, Lansdale, Pa., a retired business executive with the former Philadelphia-based Pennwalt Corp.; March 2. During the Second World War he served aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific Theater. In 1954 he and his wife were simultaneously stricken with polio: although both survived, he was left with limited use of his legs. Equipped with braces and crutches he was able to resume his career in domestic and international travel, becoming president of the Sharples Stokes division of Pennwalt Corp, where he worked for 42 years.
Ephraim R. Mantz Ged45, Philadelphia, Oct. 28, 2001.
Mary McCabe Murray Ed45, Ocean City, N.J., Aug. 8, 2001.
Col. Martin S. Oster C45, Hollywood, Fla., May 31, 2002.
Aaron Cohen W46, Lancaster, Pa., retired president and co-owner, with his wife, of Lestz & Company; March 12. He was also past president of Sales and Marketing Executives in Lancaster, and was a former board member of Temple Beth El. During the Second World War he served as a meteorologist with the U.S. Army in India.
Manuel J. Gomez L46, Ventura, Calif., a retired attorney, June 28, 2001.
Dr. Raymond W. Hillyard M46 GM50, Jacksonville, Fla., June 29, 2000.
Marguerite C. Millard CW46, Marlton, N.J., Dec. 10, 2002.
Alan M. Moskowitz W46, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a certified public accountant and Jewish scholar; Feb. 26. Although he remained active in the accounting practice he had established in 1953, he was also a scholar of Jewish history and a collector of art and antiques. As a member of the Jewish Genealogical Society and Society of Crypto-Jews, he researched the history of Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity during the Inquisition. He was a founding member of Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El in Wynnewood, and served for more than 50 years as treasurer of Har Jehuda Cemetery in Drexel Hill, which had been founded by his grandfather. A member of Mensa, he was also a gifted chess player, who often played blindfolded.
G. Robert Stallfort C46, Round Pond, Maine, Feb. 27, 1999.
Dr. Sydney J. Allman GM47, Pompano Beach, Fla., June 10, 2001.
Marion Schatz Barros CW47, Glenside, Pa., Jan. 1.
Richard C Bostwick C47, Monmouth Junction, N.J., Jan. 18, 2002.
Jane Broeck Gay OT47, Kennett Square, Pa., Aug. 18, 1998.
Dr. Arnold V. Giusini C47, Philadelphia, Oct. 5, 1998.
Leon C. Goldberg W47, Bensalem, Pa., May 15, 2002.
Robert J. Howarth W47, Norristown, Pa., Dec. 20, 2001.
Franklin T. Hughes W47, Bluffton, S.C., Feb. 28, 2000.
Marie Porreca Lelli Ed47 GEd47, Broomall, Pa., Aug. 25, 2002.
Irma Moreau Miller DH47, Lafayette, La., Dec. 15, 1999.
Cesare A. Protto ChE47, Wilmington, Del., May 1, 1999.
Barbara A. Sigmond G47, Philadelphia, Nov. 3, 2001.
Jane M. Watkins CW47, Bethel Park, Pa., Sept. 29, 2000.
Joan Sutton Wilson Ed47, Greensburg, Pa., a retired kindergarten teacher and active civic volunteer; June 22, 2002. After teaching kindergarten in Philadelphia for four years, she took time off to raise a family, returning to the field of education in 1971. She started a private kindergarten before becoming a teacher for the school district in Hempfield, Pa., from which she retired in 1987. Among her many volunteer activities, she did fundraising for American Field Service, the international student-exchange program; and she helped establish a library at East Hempfield Elementary School. She was a dedicated leader in the Girl Scouts, remaining in touch for years with young women who had been members of her troop.
Ira R. Davidson Jr. W48, Napa, Calif., June 4, 2002.
Dr. Richard W. Gunn GM48, Kansas City, Mo., a retired physician; Nov. 28, 2002.
John J. Kelley WEv48 CGS58, Newtown Square, Pa., Jan. 24, 2000.
George D. McKinney CCC48, Dallas, March 2. He had served as an aviator in the U.S. Navy.
Leona Peffer Moore CW48, Wyncote, Pa., May 2, 2000.
Dr. John G. Parres GEd48 Gr55, Austin, Tex., an educator for 38 years; Feb. 22. He began his career in 1939, as a teacher and basketball coach in McHenry, Ky. In 1946 he accepted a teaching position with the Philadelphia school system, where he remained until being appointed director of research and publications for Delawares public-instruction department in 1955. In 1963 he accepted the position of specialist in legislative statistics with the U.S. Office of Education in Washington. He returned to Delaware as a director of research and planning for the Wilmington school district, retiring in 1980. Dr. Parres also taught graduate courses at the University of Delaware from 1956 to 1973. And he served as a visiting professor at the University of Maine and as adjunct professor at Southwest Texas State University He was the president of the school study council in Delaware during the 1960s, where he authored the first bill that called for the equalization of educational opportunity in the states public schools, legislation that prefigured a funding system that provided for the distribution of state funds to school districts in inverse proportion to the per-pupil wealth of the district. And he was a vice-president for education of the states congress of parents and teachers, 1960-63.
Jack N. Pitluk Jr. W48, San Antonio, April 19, 2002.
Earl F. Brown W49, Delray Beach, Fla., a retired managing partner of Ernst & Young; March 2. After beginning his career as a certified public accountant, he spent 31 years with Ernst & Young, where he became managing partner in charge of Europe and was headquartered in Paris. He had been a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps, 1942-45, flying B-29 Super Fortresses in India, China, and the South Pacific, for which he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He served as a trustee of the University from 1978 to 1983.
Barbara G. Dubuque Ed49, Arlington, Mass., Oct. 18, 2001.
Irene Smigel Elitzky Ed49, Sugar Land, Tex., July 7, 2002.
Dr. John M. Fritts C49 M53, Missoula, Mont., a retired physician; Nov. 24, 2002.
Kenneth C. Gifford Jr. W49, San Antonio, Nov. 22, 2001.
Joseph Kaelin W49, Phoenix, Md., Jan. 1, 2000.
Mary C. Kerbaugh CCC49, Bryn Mawr, Pa., an assistant librarian at Swarthmore College, who retired in 1979; March 15. During the Second World War she drove an ambulance in Philadelphia and was a nurses aide. She spoke fluent French and, at her parents home in Bryn Mawr, hosted sailors serving on a Free French ship docked in Philadelphia harbor. A devoted dog owner, she was an active supporter of animal rights.
Helen Glascott Lawless Ed49, Dresher, Pa., Nov. 26, 2002.
Lester R. Leidy ME49, Oreland, Pa., Aug. 5, 1998.
Dr. Roland R. Mariani C49 D52, Hummelstown, Pa., a retired dentist; March 4.
William J. McDermott W49, Cherry Hill, N.J., a retired vice president at Technitrol, Inc., an electronics manufacturing company in Trevose, Pa.; March 10. Joining Technitrol in 1955, he worked his way up from office manager to president, but stepped aside to manage the companys budget. As vice president of finance he supervised mergers and acquisitions, retiring in 1984.
Glen ONeal Jr. G49, Swarthmore, Pa., Aug. 24, 2001.
Jean Gibson Smith CW49, Duncan, S.C., Nov. 6, 2001.
Dr. Francis F. S. Tse WG49, Cincinnati, Aug. 15, 2000.
Dr. Juan M. Taveras M49, Aventura, Fla., a retired physician and teacher; March 28, 2002.
Robert T. Vaughan ME49 GME52, Cheltenham, Pa., July 27, 2002.
William J. A. Baird WEv50, Pompano Beach, Fla. Nov. 14, 2002.
Henry Bieler C50, Plymouth Meeting, Pa., Sept. 15, 1999.
Donald L. Cavanaugh Ed50, Myrtle Beach, S.C., April 29, 1998.
Luther D. Cousins L50, San Diego, Nov. 9, 1999.
Alfred M. DiBartolo ME50, Springfield, Pa., June 26, 2002.
Alan T. Eddison C50, Stratford, N.J., March 3, 2000.
James J. Feeley W50, Blue Bell, Pa., Sept. 7, 2000.
John Hakun C50, Morton, Pa., Feb. 15, 2002.
Martin B. Gold EE50, Philadelphia, June 18, 2002.
William C. Massinger C50 L58, Phoenixville, Pa., a retired attorney; Oct. 28, 2001.
Major Betty E. Messersmith Ed50, Cincinnati, March 5, 2000.
William J. Moran III C50, Collegeville, Pa., a retired attorney; Aug. 1, 2000.
Nunzio J. Ricchini WEv50, Horsham, Pa., Feb. 9, 2002.
Elwood W. Richter W50, Vincentown, N.J., Oct. 30, 2001.
Lydia M. Langworthy Shipley Ed50 GEd51, Secane, Pa., a retired home-health coordinator at the Philadelphia Veterans Hospital; February 1. She became a public health nurse at HUP and later taught in the masters program for nurses at Penn. As a rehabilitation clinical specialist at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Philadelphia, she established its home health-care program and served as its coordinator until her retirement.
John H. C. West C50 G52, Candler, N.C., Dec. 18, 2002.
Christopher R. Wogan Jr. C50, Philadelphia, July 13, 2001.
George H. Cooper W51, Miami, April 18, 2002.
Robert F. Cope WEv51, Grand Island, Fla., Sept. 28, 2002.
John Elinsky L51, Pittsburgh, Aug. 6, 2001.
Ruth P. Ferguson DH51, Clearwater, Fla., Dec. 22, 2002.
William W. Griest W51, Palatka, Fla., Sept. 20, 1998.
Kenneth W. Kohl GEd51, Reading, Pa., April 10, 2000.
Richard D. Meitzler WG51, Kennett Square, Pa., who retired from the DuPont Company in 1990, after 40 years in its finance department; March 16.
Webster S. Moore W51, Chadds Ford, Pa., Sept. 29, 2002.
Dawn Spencer Riddle Ed51, Pottstown, Pa., March 19, 2002.
Charles T. Utt WEF51, Clarks Summit, Pa., May 17, 2001.
1952 | Dr. Samuel Abrams D52, Boca Raton, Fla., chief of a dental clinic in Coatesville, Pa. for 37 years; Jan. 23. He was also on the staff of Brandywine Hospital. His wife is Dr. Sondra Golomb Abrams CW52 M56.
Earl E. Idell WEv52, Whiting, N.J., an accountant for 30 years who retired from Conair Corp in 1984; March 11. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Second World War as a staff sergeant and medic in the Medical Corps of the 24th Infantry Division, where he treated soldiers and civilians.
Dr. J. Bernard Real D52, Rome, N.Y., a dentist who practiced for 30 years; Nov. 1, 2002. He had served as president of the former local dental society.
John S. Rankin C52, Louisville, Ky., the retired president of the former Almstedt Brothers, Inc., brokerage firm; March 3. He served as board chair of both the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and Presbyterian Homes and Services. At Penn he was a member of Mask & Wig and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Zelda E. Segal CW52, Asheville, N.C., Feb. 13.
Dr. John Walter High Jr. G53, Plymouth Meeting, Pa., professor emeritus of history at Drexel University; Feb. 17. Although he always wanted to be a teacher, he began his career as the plant manager for a Philadelphia company that made furniture upholstery. Having left that position for health reasons, he pursued a career in education. After joining what was then called the Drexel Institute of Technology as an adjunct assistant professor in 1966, he was appointed an assistant professor of general studies in 1972 and an associate professor of history in 1980, a position he held until his retirement in 1998. He taught courses in U.S. and world history, including the American Civil War and Vietnam War. As a university administrator, he served as department head in the general-studies division of the evening college and as an assistant department head in history and politics. He received Drexels Laura S. Campbell Award for excellence in teaching. He was the parish librarian for St. Dunstans Episcopal Church in Blue Bell, where he served on the vestry; for several years Dr. High was a delegate to the annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.
Peter F. Lisa WEv53, Long Beach, Calif., Jan. 13.
Matthew S. Polk GME53, Media, Pa., Jan. 8, 2002.
Mary Ann O. Ryman CW53, Canoga Park, Calif., July 27, 2002.
Joseph F. Strain C53 L59, Philadelphia, an attorney; Dec. 9, 2002.
1954 | Daniel Aaron G54, Philadelphia, a cable-television pioneer and co-founder of Comcast Corp.; Feb. 20. In 1963 he, along with Ralph J. Roberts W41 and Julian A. Brodsky W56, began what would ultimately become Comcast Corp. An innovator in the industry, he lobbied to secure access to telephone poles by cable firms. At Comcast, he emphasized the rights of ordinary workers and advocated local management of cable systems instead of top-down corporate control. The person who really ran the business for the first 20 years was Dan, said Brian L. Roberts W81, the son of Ralph Roberts and now president of Comcast. Daniel Aaron retired as vice-chair of Comcast in 1991, and was inducted into the Cable Television Hall of Fame in Denver in 2002. Prior to starting Comcast he served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Second World War and was on the staff of The Philadelphia Bulletin. He also worked for the Jerrold Electronics Corp., a cable equipment manufacturer, before persuading Ralph Roberts to buy his first cable system in Tupelo, Miss. In his 2001 autobiography, Take the Measure of the Man: An American Success Story, he wrote, When I joined the cable-television industry, it was the right time; it was the right place. I was there at the beginning . What a rare privilege! His book also detailed his difficult childhood, during which he and his family, who were Jewish, immigrated to America from Nazi Germany in 1938. His parents committed suicide when he was 13 years old; he and his nine-year-old brother were raised in foster homes. Ralph Roberts said that Daniel Aarons greatest legacy is as an example to others of how you can rise from the dust and become a champion.
Lucy E. Amerson L54, San Francisco, Dec. 21, 1998.
George J. Bittel WEv54, Philadelphia, June 16, 1998.
John Paul Jones W54, Boca Raton, Fla., Feb. 2.
Charles Rosen W54, Ventnor City, N.J., Feb. 19, 2001.
Hon. Arthur N. Sheppard W54, Miami, June 21, 2002.
James L. White W54, Newburgh, N.Y., Oct. 21, 1998.
1955 | Dr. Robert W. Driscoll C55, Plymouth Meeting, Pa., a retired surgeon at the old Suburban General Hospital in Norristown, who was instrumental in developing its trauma medicine procedures; March 2. Dr. Driscoll joined the staff at the hospital (now Mercy Suburban Hospital) in 1972, when the surrounding area was largely rural, so trauma medicine meant accidents with farm equipment. With the expansion of suburbs, his specialty increased and he helped develop the hospitals approach to emergency medicine, such that he became known as Dr. Trauma. During his 26 years at the hospital he served as head of surgery and chief of staff, retiring in 1998. He was also active as a Plymouth Township commissioner and councilman. A licensed pilot since 1953, Dr. Driscoll was president of a partnership of pilots and aviation enthusiasts. In 1993 he restored a 1955 Maxim fire truck and donated it to Firemans Hall, National Firehouse and Museum in Philadelphia. Following his graduation from Penn he served in the U.S. Navy as a jet pilot.
Joseph H. Hackman Ar55, Oreland, Pa., Feb. 10.
Shumer S. Lonoff W56, New York, a member of the Wall Street steering committee of the UJA-Federation; March 18.
James N. Mullen L56, West Chester, Pa., a retired attorney who chronicled the history of high-school football; March 10. His first professional position was as an attorney for the old Pennsylvania Railroad; he joined the law department of Bell of Pennsylvania, now Verizon, in 1979. During the 1990s he was managing attorney for the State Workers Insurance Co. and was then a consultant for the law firm of Sand & Saidel in Philadelphia. At Penn he was a member of the law review. A dedicated fan of professional and amateur athletics, he published a history of Ridley Park High School football teams.
Dr. Warren R. Piersol V56, New Holland, Pa., a retired veterinarian; March 5.
Barbara A. Simpson G56, Charlotte, N.C., a teacher of economics for 20 years and the first woman commissioner of the North Carolina Public Utilities Commission; Feb. 11. She taught at Queens College in Charlotte, William & Mary College, and in Europe for the University of Maryland. She was later the director of federal affairs for Duke Power for 14 years.
1957 | James O.G. Drake III W57 G59, White Stone, Va., an investment banker and consultant; Feb. 25. A president of Drake-Moran, Inc., he also served as a consultant for Childrens Television Workshop. His community volunteer activities included serving as board chair of the Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury Foundation.
Dr. Robert H. Ketchum WG57, Brockport, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2000.
Dr. Howard O. Lawson V57, Clearwater, Fla., a retired veterinarian; June 26, 1998.
Clarence R. Phillips SW57, Clarks Green, Pa., the director of social services at Clarks Summit State Hospital for 35 years; Feb. 25.
Sumner A. Williams Jr. W57, Bay Shore, N.Y., Aug. 27, 1999.
1958 | Dr. Paul V. DeMaso D58, Lakewood, N.J., a retired dentist who had served in the U.S. Navy during two wars; March 10. He practiced dentistry for 41 years, in Great Kills and New Dorp, retiring in 1999. He was a member of numerous professional dental organizations and was a founding member of the South Shore Dental Club. In 1996 he received a lifetime-achievement award from the Richmond County Dental Society.
Winifred I. Godshalk Nu58 Gnu63, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., a retired school nurse in Pennsylvania; March 2.
Alan L. Gold W58, Houston, Nov. 22, 2002.
Arthur H. Maslansky W58, Los Angeles, an attorney; Aug. 2, 1998.
Hugh A. McCafferty GME58, Upper Darby, Pa., April 24, 2001.
Dr. Carl E. Pipes D58, Scituate, Mass., a practiced family dentistry for 41 years; March 11. An avid environmentalist, he served on the conservation commission in Scituate, was one of the originators of its recycling program, and most recently worked on the Community Preservation Act. And he was a selectman for six years, three of them as chair. He had been a captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corps 1958-61.
Hon. Allen G. Schwartz L58, Rye, N.Y., a federal judge who also served as New Yorks corporation counsel under Mayor Edward I. Koch; March 22. He was appointed to the federal bench of the Southern District of New York in 1993 and he continued to serve on the bench, in Manhattan and White Plains, until his death. Prior to becoming a judge, he spent years in private practice and was Mayor Kochs first corporation counsel, a post he held from 1978 to 1981. His relationship with Mayor Koch began when they were partners in the law firm of Koch, Lankenau, Schwartz & Kovner. Because of this, he was able to swiftly revamp the corporation counsels office, which, like many other city offices, was in disarray. After moving the office from its antiquated quarters to a modern facility nearby, he dealt with the heavy backlog of cases by hiring dedicated young lawyers from both the public and private sectors and instituting a pro-bono program in which major law firms provided extensive free legal work for the city. Subsequently the law department revenues began exceeding expenditures. Hon. Allen Schwartz advised Mayor Koch on policy questions ranging from the ill-fated Westway Highway project to the citys troubled transit system. After leaving City Hall, he returned to private law practice, but worked pro bono as the citys sports commissioner 1982-83, which stemmed from his lifelong interest in baseball.
Vitaly Stachejko EE58 GEE63, Willingboro, N.J., Nov. 11, 2002.
Norman W. Wright WEv58, North Wales, Pa., March 14, 1999.
Dr. James E. Erdman D59, Sun City West, Ariz., a retired dentist; Sept. 12, 2002.
Raymond H. Morley WEv59, Souderton, Pa., Dec. 31, 2002.
Stefan S. Wolff GAr59, Gambier, Ohio, Feb. 25, 1999.
James W. Harte Jr. GEE60, Summit, N.J., April 1, 2000.
James F Killeen EE60 GEE68, Cambridge, Md., Feb. 12, 2002.
Mary M. Kingsley SW60, Bethlehem, Pa., a social worker for Northampton County Children and Youth Services in Easton, Pa., for 25 years, retiring in 1997; March 14. Previously she had been a social worker for Montgomery County Social Services in Maryland for 10 years. And she volunteered as a swimming instructor for disabled children for the Red Cross of the Lehigh Valley for six years.
Rowena Proctor Lewis SW60, Baltimore, February 1.
Dorothy Stern Noble Ed60, Honesdale, Pa., July 10, 1998. Her husband is Judson I. Noble G59.
Henry C. Harmon W63, Kenmore, Wash., Dec. 4, 1998.
Dr. George G. Hom GD63, San Diego, a retired dentist; Sept. 30, 2001.
Charles W. Kaufmann WEv63, Elkins Park, Pa., Jan. 6, 1999.
Albert J. Miller Jr. WG63, Chandler, Ariz., Dec. 6, 2001.
Dr. Jeffie F. Roszel V63, Tulsa, Okla., emeritus professor of veterinary pathology at Oklahoma State University; Jan. 13. During the Second World War she and her sister traveled with the USO as a singing and comedy duo, The Fisher Sisters. After the war, she was a model with the Eileen Ford Modeling Agency, was once on the cover of Vogue, and appeared in other magazines. Deciding on a career in veterinary medicine, she enrolled at Penn: married, 33 years old and one of five women in her class. One of the first cytopathologists in veterinary medicine, she was briefly an assistant professor of pathology at Penn, accepting a position in Tulsa in 1971. Prevention of cruelty to animals was of vital importance to her: a study she completed on carriage horses in citieswhich showed that traffic pollution causes as severe damage to a horses lungs as heavy human smokers cause to their own, and that hard streets cause lameness and hoof deteriorationis widely cited.
Ellen Hood Creskoff CW64, Arlington, Va., Dec. 9, 2000.
Charles W. Criss W64, Houston, March 15, 1999.
Dr. Kenneth J. Rubin V64, Blue Bell, Pa., a retired veterinarian; March 5. Following graduation, he opened the Mount Airy Animal Hospital in Philadelphia and, later, the Andorra Veterinary Clinic in Lafayette Hill, practicing at both places until his retirement. He was past president of the Keystone Veterinary Medical Association.
Margaret L. Trenchard Nu64 GNu65, Minneapolis, a nurse educator who had a 28-year career as in Minnesota and South Dakota; February 23. She was an associate professor of nursing at South Dakota State University in Brookings, and completed her teaching career in the Minnesota Community College system, receiving a certificate of commendation from the governor at her retirement in 1993.
Robert S. Warren C64, Mentor, Ohio, October 16, 2000.
1965 | Bruce Joel Jacobsohn W65 L68, Charlotte, N.C., an attorney specializing in labor-related litigation; March 21. He began his career at the National Labor Relations Board before serving as counsel for the U.S. Postal Service. At Penn he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi, and a star wrestler who won two gold medals at the 1965 Maccabiah Games. His eclectic tastes and wide range of interests included the breeding of Bouviers des Flandres dogs.
Bruce E. Lacoss L65, Shawnee Mission, Kan., a retired attorney; Dec. 27, 2000.
Shirley L. Drickey GNu68, Caputa, S.D., July 11, 2002.
Dr. Norman Frank V68, Miami Beach, a retired veterinarian; Dec. 28, 2002. He and his wife established a mixed practice in the mountains of Schuylkill County, Pa. He was also active in training and driving Standardbred racehorses. In 1989 he founded Reptile and Amphibian Magazine; following the sale of his practice and the magazine, he relocated to Fla., where he established another veterinary practice in 2001.
Carl S. Hauptli WG73, Carrollton, Tex., Sept. 13, 2000.
Dr. Berta D. Lutherer GM73, Miami, Dec. 15, 1998.
1983 | Dianne C. Shapiro GNu83, Princeton, N.J., a former operating room nurse, who also served as a nursing instructor at Mercer County Community College; Feb. 28. After a two-year battle, she overcame a form of asbestos-related mesothelioma that, at the time, was thought to be fatal. One of a handful of patients to survive, she was featured in a nationally exhibited study of the effects of the condition. Requiring an elaborate nutrition regime that restricted her activities, she learned to make it portable, which allowed her to snow ski, and to tour her ancestral home of Italy with her family several years ago.
Arthur O. Corbin WEv85, Philadelphia, May 15, 1999.
Albert Griffin. See Class of 1930.
Robert M. Hanna, Philadelphia, a renowned landscape architect who served on Penns faculty for more than 30 years; March 8. He joined Penn in 1969 as a lecturer, then served as assistant professor 1970-76, associate professor (with tenure) from 1976 to 1990, and adjunct professor from 1990 to 2000. Although he had not taught landscape architecture since fall 1998, he recently taught urban studies. In 1974 he was appointed the first chair of the Design of the Environment program, an undergraduate design major, which he had helped to create. And he helped start the transformation of the Penn campus envisioned in the Campus Master Plan. He is also well-known for founding the prominent international landscape-architecture firm, Hanna/Olin Ltd. Two of its commissions in the 1980s, the Fifth Avenue Terrace of the New York Public Library and Bryant Park, revitalized an entire block of midtown Manhattan. Other projects include the IBM world headquarters in Armonk, N.Y., the Johnson & Johnson headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J., Battery Park City in Manhattan, Ellis Island, the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, and Canary Wharf in London. Since 1995 he served as principal of R. M. Hanna Landscape Architects, where he worked with his wife, Beverly Briggs GLA79; notable projects of this firm include the Canberra Central National Area, Canberra, Australia, the Tianfu Square Master Plan, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, The Hun School, Princeton, N.J., and a new town square for Pottstown, Pa.
Dr. Alton J. Novak. See Class of 1941.
Dr. Brooke Roberts. See Class of 1943.
Dr. Jeffie F. Roszel. See Class of 1963.
Lydia M. Langworthy Shipley. See Class of 1950.
Dr. George N. Stein. See Class of 1938.
J. Allman Stewart. See Class of 1937.
Dr. F. William Sunderman. See Class of 1923.
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