1930 | Dr. Frank R. Braden Jr. C’30 M’33, Coraopolis, Pa., a retired physician; May 19. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity and the lacrosse team. He had served in the US Army during World War II.
1935 | Helen H. Oppenheimer DH’35, Naples, Fla., a retired dental hygienist; March 7.
1937 | Dr. George R. Wade GM’37 M’43, McKinney, Tex., a retired pediatrician who had helped establish Paoli Hospital near Philadelphia; Feb. 11. During World War II, he served as a psychiatrist in the US Navy.
1938 | Dr. John C. Gaisford C’38, Pittsburgh, retired founder of the West Penn Hospital Burn Center; April 13. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Marines.
Dr. Barnet M. Levy C’38 D’42, Mexico City, professor emeritus of dentistry at the University of Texas; March 7. He had also taught at Washington and Columbia universities. He was a past editor of the Journal of Dental Research and co-wrote A Textbook of Oral Pathology (1958).
1939 | Dr. Oliver J. B. Kerner W’39, Chicago, a retired psychologist; April 16.
Dr. Edwin J. Levy C’39 GM’52, Wynnewood, Pa., Feb. 20, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. His sister is Barbara Levy-Pomerantz Ed’47 GEd’48.
1940 | Elizabeth Brady Dougherty G’40, Ocean Grove, N.J., a retired bacteriologist with Hoffmann-LaRoche; May 10.
Dr. James Jay D’40, Monmouth Beach, N.J., Dec. 1.
Ralph O. Roland W’40, West Milford, N.J., Nov. 22, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.
1941 | Ward S. Becker Jr. W’41, Hamden, Conn., the retired owner of an insurance agency; Feb. 13. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, the Friars Senior Society, and the men’s golf and rowing teams. During World War II, he served with the US Navy in the Pacific.
Nogah Bethlahmy W’41, Los Gatos, Calif., April 7, 2013. He had worked for IBM. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Mrs. Martha Sceva Jack CW’41, Fairport, N.Y., a retired antiques dealer; April 6.
James L. Tabor W’41, Portland, Maine, a retired vice president of Oakhurst Dairy; Sept. 16, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the rowing team. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
1942 | Ray J. Billingham W’42, Pasadena, Calif., April 26.
Austin L. Cable W’42, Boston, Feb. 13, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and the lacrosse team. His son is Andrew M. Cable WG’87.
Dr. Benson Krieger C’42, Philadelphia, a retired family physician; May 16. His wife is Natalie Pincus Krieger Ed’45, his sister is Gladys Krieger Bloch Ed’D50 GEd’59, and his children are Dr. Myles K. Krieger C’68 and Anna Rachel Krieger Whitman CW’74.
Dr. Edward S. McCabe M’42, Merion, Pa., a retired physician who was on staff at the old Presbyterian Hospital for 35 years; June 1. He was an associate professor of medicine at Temple University. During World War II, he served as a surgeon with the US Army in Europe.
Harry B. Pollak W’42, Sarasota, Fla., May 29. A former investment banker, he later owned hotels in Kansas and Georgia. During World War II, he captained a minesweeper escorting convoys across the Atlantic.
Shirley Beit Redish DH’42, Boca Raton, Fla., a retired dental hygienist; April 24. She had been a dental hygienist for the US Army during World War II.
Alfred A. Shasha W’42, Scarsdale, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2013. He had worked in the textile industry for 65 years. During World War II, he served with the US Army in the Pacific. His son is Robert Y. Shasha W’73.
Madelyn Beresin Tripp CW’42, Bryn Mawr, Pa., June 18.
Dr. William W. Wilson M’42, Wynnewood, Pa., a retired psychiatrist who had served as chief of neurology at the old Pennsylvania General Hospital from 1949 to 1977; April 27. He had taught at Penn until 1958. During World War II, he served as a Navy flight surgeon with the US Navy in the Pacific, and received the Distinguished Flying Cross. His son is William W. Wilson Jr. C’73.
1943 | Dr. Morton Amsterdam C’43 D’45, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., professor emeritus of periodontics and periodontal prosthesis at Penn Dental Medicine; June 27. An internationally renowned dental educator and clinician, he has been described as “the father of periodontal prosthesis.” He joined the Penn faculty in 1953, advancing through the ranks to professor of periodontics and periodontal prosthesis and serving in that position from 1967 through his retirement in 1992. Dr. Amsterdam served as chair of the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry within the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Medicine from 1963 to 1967 and was director of Penn Dental Medicine’s graduate periodontics and periodontal prosthesis program from 1969—1973. The deanship of Penn Dental Medicine in 2004 was designated the Morton Amsterdam Deanship (endowed by the late Hon. Walter H. Annenberg W’31 Hon’66, a long-time friend) and the D. Walter Cohen and Morton Amsterdam Periodontal Clinic was named in his honor (2008). An endowed chair in periodontal prosthesis was established in his honor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1973. Dr. Amsterdam’s many awards and honors include the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Achievement Medal, the Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine Torch of Learning Award, the Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society Thomas Evans Achievement Award, a Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, and the University’s Alumni Award of Merit in 1997. His brother is Dr. Gerald H. Amsterdam C’39 M’43 GM’49 and his sons are Dr. John R. Amsterdam D’72 WG’72 and Dr. James T. Amsterdam D’77, whose wife is Linda Cree Amsterdam DH’72.
Evelyn S. Baer PSW’43, Montpelier, Vt., a retired psychiatric social worker; April 5.
Bernice Cohen Barsel CW’43, Charlottesville, Va., June 17.
Louise K. Dreisbach G’43, Leesport, Pa., retired head of foreign languages at Reading High School; Feb. 11, 2013.
Jeanette Holtz Eisen CW’43, Norfolk, Va., June 21. She had been administrator of Temple Israel there in the 1980s.
Dr. Harry J. Fryer Jr. M’43, San Luis Obispo, Calif., a retired pediatrician who had maintained a practice there for 35 years; June 17. He had helped found Sierra Vista Hospital; During World War II, he served as a ship’s doctor in the Pacific.
Morton Gladstone C’43, New York, former president of Sales Direction, Inc.; Jan. 3. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army Air Force. His brother is Julian Gladstone W’48 and his daughter is Nina G. Burstein GAr’89.
Stanley B. Gomberg C’43, Philadelphia, Oct. 3, 2013. He had been an assistant DA in Philadelphia before going on to a career in business. During World War II, he served with the US Army Air Force in Europe.
Eugene H. Kaplan W’43, Southbury, Conn., retired senior partner of the law firm of Carmody & Torrance; May 4. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and the wrestling and swimming teams. During World War II, he served with the US Army Air Force in Panama. His son is Dr. Kenneth H. Kaplan C’71.
Irvin L. Latt W’43, Marlton, N.J., retired owner of two women’s apparel shops in Atlantic City; June 7. During World War II, he served with the US Army Air Force in Europe. His daughter is Gail Latt Koplin W’78, whose husband is Dr. Michael W. Koplin D’83.
Dr. John H. McGinn C’43 G’48, Wynnewood, Pa., retired professor of physics at Villanova University; May 16. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team.
Dr. Benson Skoff Ed’43, St. Louis,retired rabbi at Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel; April 13. His daughter is Rabbi Jonina M. Skoff C’84, whose daughter is Rebecca E. Pritzker C’17.
1944 | Dr. Edward D. Blackman Jr. D’44, Pitman, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there from 1946 to 1988; May 2. He served in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean War.
Eleanor Oberfield Fine Ed’44, Providence, R.I., retired head of a travel firm; May 8. Her son is Stephen A. Fine C’70.
Dr. Bruce R. Marger M’44 GM’49, Allentown, Pa., former chief of medicine and cardiology at Sacred Heart Hospital in Norristown; April 18. During World War II, he served as a surgeon with the US Army in Europe.
1945 | Dr. Jerome C. Gorson D’45, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a retired periodontist; April 24.
Marie Di Giovanni Pierpoline Ed’45 GEd’47, Media, Pa., a retired high-school French and Spanish teacher; June 23. She later taught at Penn’s Graduate School of Education.
Alice C. Plotkin CW’45, Doylestown, Pa., a retired librarian who had helped co-found the Warminster Free Library; Jan. 17, 2013.
Joan Klein Polskin PSW’45, Marlton, N.J., April 1.
1946 | Dr. Earl Budin C’46 M’50, Santa Barbara, Calif., a retired radiologist; Jan. 13.
Saul L. Diamond WG’46, Cedar Falls, Iowa, associate professor of marketing at the University of Northern Iowa; June 12. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.
Dr. John E. Hopkins M’46, Danville, Pa., a retired surgeon at Lankenau Hospital who had practiced there from 1950 to 1975; March 5.
Suzanne Rosenwald Metzner HUP’46, Myersville, Md., a former nurse at Colton Villa Nursing Home; June 28.
1947 | Jeanne Noland Feingold PSW’47, South Setauket, N.Y., a retired social worker; March 29.
Leon H. Garfield III WG’47, Kankakee, Ill., former vice president at Olinkraft, Inc.; April 2. During World War II, he served with the US Army in North Africa and Europe, attaining the rank of major.
Dr. James R. Glessner Jr. M’47, Grand Rapids, Mich., a retired orthopedic surgeon; May 1. He served in the US Army during World War II and the Korean War. His wife is Winnie S. Glessner DH’45.
Melvin L. Gold Ed’47, Teaneck, N.J., retired head of an actuarial consultancy; May 26. During World War II, he served in the US Navy. His children are Ronald P. Gold C’83 W’83 and Dr. Nina A. Gold C’87.
Dr. Lee H. Miller M’47, Kingsport, Tenn., retired staff physician for Eastman Kodak; May 15. A veteran of the US Army, he also had been employed by Bell Telephone, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Procter & Gamble.
Dr. Robert L. Miller V’47, Fallbrook, Calif., a retired veterinarian; Feb. 2, 2013.
LeRoy H. Murray GEd’47, Philadelphia, May 4. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
David H. Nelson W’47 L’49, Chicago,aretired attorney at Chapman and Cutler; March 31. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
Dr. Robert Gilmore Pontius M’47 GM’54, Worcester, Mass., a retired heart surgeon in Pittsburgh; April 12. During the Korean War, he served in the US Navy.
Grayce Kaneda Uyehara PSW’47, Medford, N.J., a retired social worker; June 22. She was prominent in the successful campaign for reparations for the Japanese-American citizens interned during World War II.
1948 | Henry B. Cowan Jr. C’48 G’49, Ithaca, N.Y., retired academic dean at Blairstown Academy; Sept. 13, 2013. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Dr. Ralph E. Faucett GM’48, San Diego, a retired Navy physician; Jan. 17. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity. After retiring, he was a consultant to the California Department of Health.
Frederick G. Fischer W’48, Houston, retired financial vice president of the University of New Haven; March 22. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and the men’s rowing team. During World War II, he served in the US Army. His daughter is Dr. Pamela Fischer Lally CW’74 M’80.
Jean Ruleff Leek CW’48, Annapolis, Md., a retired administrative assistant with the USDA; May 11. Her husband is Robert G. Leek C’53.
Catherine M. Martini G’48, Slingerlands, N.Y., a retired chemist at the Sterling Winthrop Research Institute; May 29.
F. Edward Osborne W’48, Boise, Idaho, a former member of the Idaho House of Representatives and State Senate; March 3. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
Dr. Karl F. Rugart Jr. M’48 GM’52, Haverford, Pa., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist, affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, who had practiced from 1948 until 1988; April 30. He had served as an associate professor at Penn. His son is Eric S. Rugart C’83.
Robert C. Sutherland W’48, Naugatuck, Conn., retired head of his family’s insurance business; April 26. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. During World War II he served in the US Army Air Force. His wife is Jeanne S. Sutherland CW’48.
1949 | Dr. Jack J. Albom GM’49, New Haven, Conn., a retired dermatologist and former professor of medicine at Yale University; Nov. 12, 2012.
George A. Bailey Jr. W’49, Punta Gorda, Fla., retired head of Sovereign Advisors Inc.; June 24. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Francis Ballard L’49, Philadelphia, a retired partner of Ballard Spahr, his family’s firm; June 20. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. He was a cofounder of Wissahickon Hospice, the state’s first hospice, which provided the first in-home hospice program in the country. His son is Francis Ballard Jr. G’88 WG’88.
Dr. A. Peter Batson C’49 M’53 GM’60, Norwich, Vt., a retired ophthalmologist who had maintained a practice there for 22 years, after having retired as a flight surgeon in the US Air Force; May 15. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He received the Meritorious Service Medal, among many awards. His wife is Anna Luise Batson CW’51.
Joseph I. Daily Jr. CE’49, Malvern, Pa., March 28. He had been a colonel in the US Army.
William S. DeMayo W’49, Santa Barbara, Calif., a retired CPA for Ernst & Young, who later taught estate planning at the University of New Haven (Conn.); May 4. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s squash team. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Rolv O. Enge Ar’49, Hosle, Norway, a retired architect with the Norwegian Defence Estates Agency; April 5.
Donald Alan Gordon C’49, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., April 27. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.
Edward M. Harris Jr. L’49, Darien, Conn., retired vice president of Pitney-Bowes; May 8. During World War II, he served in the Marines.
Paul A. Kingsbury G’49, Canterbury, Conn., a retired Presbyterian agricultural missionary in South Korea; Feb 5, 2013.
Raymond S. Low W’49, Fairless Hills, Pa.,founder of an electrical-products firm; April 12. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the sprint football team. During World War II, he served in the Marines.
Joseph W. Marshall Jr. W’49, Philadelphia, professor emeritus of law at Temple University, who had taught there from 1960 until his retirement in 1996; May 4. He helped set up its graduate tax program and directed it from 1970 to 1984. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Navy. His wife is Catherine S. Marshall CW’45, his daughter is Elizabeth A. DiStefano CGS’84, and two sons are Matthew Marshall CGS’88 and Stephen Marshall C’90.
Jack Mayer W’49, Chester, Va., a retired colonel in the US Army who had served in World War II and the Vietnam War; June 2. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s lacrosse team. His daughter is Dr. Holly A. Mayer C’77.
Letitia O. Principato CW’49 GEd’76 GGS’99, Cherry Hill, N.J., May 11. At Penn, she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. Her son is Eugene M. Principato C’72 and two granddaughters are Maria F. McClay C’01 and Gina Principato WG’09.
Dr. Philip N. Sawyer M’49 GM’55, Brooklyn, N.Y., former chair of vascular surgery at Downstate Medical Center; April 4. He was founding editor of the Journal of Investigative Surgery. He served in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean War.
Charles F. Siegfried Jr. W’49, Holland, Pa., retired vice president of marketing and sales at the Goodall Rubber Co.; June 24. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Robert M. Thomas C’49, Philadelphia, retired vice president of communications for what is now the Roy Rogers chain; March 11. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
John E. Tucker C’49, Chester Heights, Pa., Oct. 8, 2013.
Dr. James C. Weig D’49, Rochester, N.Y., a retired dentist; April 23. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.
1950 | Dr. John Bono GM’50, Kittanning, Pa., a retired otorhinolaryngologist; April 4.
Dr. Stanley F. Ehrlich C’50, Petaluma, Calif., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Pennington, N.J., for many years; June 24. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Nu fraternity.
Edwin C. Grazul C’50, Piscataway, N.J., a retired chemical engineer with US Steel, then with American Standard; Oct. 4, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army. His daughter is Maria V. Grazul W’85.
Robert C. Hutton C’50, Greenwood Village, Colo., former vice president of sales at Abbott Laboratories; May 29. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
William A. Maxwell W’50, Loveland, Ohio, retired senior vice president of the Sarah Lee Corp; April 8. At Penn, he was in the Penn Band and an editor of The Daily Pennsylvanian. His wife is Marcia Maxwell CW’50.
Henry F. Michell III W’50, Hilton Head Island, S.C., retired head of his family’s wholesale horticultural firm; May 29. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
William A. Morgan Jr. C’50, Concord, Mass.,retired electrical engineer for the Raytheon Co.; Jan. 19, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the football team. During the Korean War, he served in the US Air Force.
Robert J. Patsko ChE’50, Kennett Square, Pa., a retired chemical engineer with the Master Etching Machine Co.; May 27. At Penn, he was a member of Mask & Wig. His brother is Daniel G. Patsko EE’61.
Frederic D. Safarowic W’50, New Milford, N.J., retired executive vice president of Sterling Drug International; June 1. He served in the US Army Signal Corps during the Korean War.
Dr. Richard T. Sanborn D’50, Venice, Fla., a retired orthodontist who had maintained a practice in New Jersey for 40 years; May 23.
Dr. William H. Spencer M’50 GM’55, Boise, Idaho, a retired anesthesiologist at Orange Memorial Hospital; Oct. 7.
1951 | C. Thomas Attix Jr. L’51, East Windsor, N.J., former vice president for RCA; Nov. 24, 2012.
Dr. Klaus Hubben C’51 V’53 G’58, Landenberg, Pa., a retired pharmaceutical researcher at ICA Americas, who had earlier taught pathology at Penn’s New Bolton Center; May 3.
Dr. William C. Hunt Gr’51, Pinehurst, N.C., retired vice president for Great Lakes Chemical Co.; May 28. Earlier, as a vice president of Celanese Research Co., he directed a program that created a nonflammable fiber used on the Apollo missions. His wife is Theresa V. Hunt CW’47 WG’48.
David Kittner L’51, Jenkintown, Pa., a retired partner at Blank Rome LLP who had specialized in corporate-tax law; April 18. He had served in the US Army. His wife is Constance Sheerr Kittner CW’61, whose brother is Richard C. Sheerr C’69.
Raymond H. Perry Jr. GME’51, Marlton, N.J., a retired manager of research for the old Mobil Oil; May 3.
Virginia Beaumont Rich Ed’51, Jersey City, N.J., a retired elementary schoolteacher in Toms River; May 15. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.
Donald E. Whiting WG’51, Akron, Ohio, a retired accounting manager for Jones & Laughlin/LTV Steel; June 18.
1952 | Dr. Arthur W. Boss D’52, Hopewell, N.J., a retired dentist who had practiced for 61 years; April 17.
Clyde R. Dengler Jr. Ed’52 GEd’53, Lititz, Pa., a retired elementary-school principal; June 1. He later taught at West Chester University and the Agnes Irwin School in Philadelphia, where he had also conducted the Orpheus Club. His wife is Natalie Jane B. Dengler Nu’57.
Dr. Sorrell R. Goldberg C’52, Wildwood Crest, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Rio Grande (N.J.) for 50 years; Dec. 11.
Georgia B. Hansen CW’52, Gladwyne, Pa., May 7. For 25 years, she ran a gift boutique in Hartford, Conn. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and the women’s tennis and badminton teams.
Dr. Seymour Holtman C’52 V’54, Philadelphia, retired veterinarian at the Animal Hospital; March 15. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Herbert C. Kantor W’52, New York, founding partner of the law firm of Kantor Davidoff; Feb. 18. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity and the sprint football team.
Dr. Reuben E. V. Miller Jr. D’52, Easton, Pa., a retired dentist; June 25. In retirement, he was an examiner for dental board-licensing. During the Korean War, he served in the US Navy. His wife is Nancy Roy Miller DH’54 Ed’54 and his sister is Ann Miller Jaggard DH’41.
Barry J. Reimenschneider Ed’52, Rydal, Pa., a retired loan manager at Industrial Valley Bank; Jan. 31. At Penn, he was a member of the wrestling and lacrosse teams.
Sheldon S. Schwartz W’52, Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2012.
Dr. John P. Stewart M’52, Frankfort, Ky., a retired radiologist; June 14.
1953 | Samuel M. Chambliss L’53, DeLand, Fla., a retired attorney; May 5.
Jocelyn Douglass OT’53, Palatka, Fla., April 13.
Angelo A. Fontana WEv’53, Glenside, Pa., June 24. He was a long-time federal employee. His son is John E. Fontana EE’82.
E. Jane Galloway Ed’53 GEd’57, Media, Pa., a retired elementary schoolteacher; May 25.
Richard C. Gates W’53, Gaithersburg, Md., Etowah, N.C., a retired employee of Owens-Corning Fiberglas; May 19.
Rev. Edward T. Hughes G’53, Milford, N.J., bishop emeritus of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen; Dec. 25, 2012.
A. David Leinwand W’53, Armonk, N.Y., former co-owner of Rosetta Electric Co.; May 21. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. After retirement, he taught history at Iona College. He was a veteran of the US Army. His daughters are Laurie Leinwand Gildan W’82 and Janet L. Bein C’89.
James E. Lomeo L’53, Spring Lake, Mich., a retired attorney who had practiced property law in Pittsburgh for 40 years; May 15.
John T. Moses Ed’53, Lower Burrell, Pa., a retired field engineer for Arco Richfield and Sunoco; April 22. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, the football, wrestling, and squash teams, and the Sphinx Senior Society.
Lawrence J. Schoenberg C’53 WG’57, Longboat Key, Fla., founder and former CEO of AGS Computers, Inc., and chair emeritus of the Overseers of the Penn Libraries; May 7. His firm was bought by the old Nynex in 1988; he was a former president of Information Technologies Association of America, the computer-services trade association. At Penn, he had been a member of the men’s track and soccer teams; he had served in the US Army Signal Corps, 1953-55. In 1996, he founded the Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image (which has now digitized and made publicly available over 2 million special-collections images), and in 2011, he and his wife donated their collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts to the Libraries, which led to the setting up of the Schoenberg Institute of Manuscript Studies. Lawrence Schoenberg served on the boards of many educational and institutional boards, including that of the Charles Babbage Institute. His son is Dr. Eric J. Schoenberg GEng’93 WG’93, whose daughter is Natalia J. Schoenberg C’16.
A. Gertrude Slaven FA’53, Philadelphia, a retired interior designer with the Kling Lindquist Partnership; May 2. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.
Andrew J. Sullivan G’53, Haddonfield, N.J., a retired research-division director at the Campbell Soup Co.; June 19.
Dr. Robert A. Wingerd M’53 GM’57, Chambersburg, Pa., a retired physician; May 4.
1954 | James J. Capone WG’54, Bristol, Conn., a retired high-school football coach at Bristol Central High School; June 23.
John Dern Jr. W’54, Norland, Wash., a former executive at Carson’s, the department-store chain, who later founded a music and film production company, and then set up a cattle business; April 7. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, the men’s track team, and the Sphinx Senior Society. He had served in the US Navy. His brother is Bruce Dern C’58, the actor.
Dr. Gerald M. Edelman M’54 Hon’73, La Jolla, Calif., chair of neurobiology at the Scripps Research Institute, founding director of the Neurosciences Institute, and co-winner of the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; May 17. His work on antibodies helped to launch the field of molecular immunology. His later research focused on neurons and brain-cell evolution.
Benjamin Frankel W’54, Philadelphia, a retired partner of his family’s real-estate development company; June 3. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and the men’s tennis team. His brother is William Frankel W’61 (whose son is Dean E. Frankel W’91) and his daughters are Jane R. Frankel OT’78 and Jennifer Frankel Zobl C’83.
Mary W. Galindo Nu’54, Jenkintown, Pa., Jan. 29, 2013.
George M. Knebel Jr. WG’54, West Columbia, S.C., a retired systems-engineering manager with IBM; April 28. He was a veteran of the US Army. His son is Craig L. Knebel WG’86.
Dr. Robert L. Perneski M’54 GM’64, St. Marys, Pa., a retired orthopedic surgeon; May 5.
Littleton W. Roberts Jr. W’54 L’58, Audubon, Pa., an attorney who had maintained a practice in Wayne for over 30 years; April 13.
James E. Seeley W’54, Petoskey, Mich., former owner of an automobile-parts firm; April 13. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the football team.
1955 | Dr. Edmund F. Ackell GD’55, La Jolla, Calif., former president of Virginia Commonwealth University; May 16.
Dr. Robert F. Crawford GM’55, Thomasville, Ga., a retired pediatrician; April 28.
Dan J. DiGiovacchino EE’55, Gloucester, N.J., a retired employee of General Electric; Oct. 5, 2013.
Mary F. Elberty CW’55, Lenox, Mass., April 6. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Peter J. Erceg W’55, Marstons Mills, Mass., retired vice president of the Howard Johnson Co.; April 23. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Audrei Gibson Ewart-McKinney CW’55, Souderton, Pa., a retired elementary schoolteacher; June 6. Her husband is Richard N. McKinney C’61.
Ronnie Horwitz Gorelick CW’55, Elkins Park, Pa., April 25. At Penn, she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority.
Dr. Calef E. Heininger D’55, Colchester, Vt., a retired dentist; June 2.
Dr. William C. Piarulle D’55 GD’57, Irondequoit, N.Y., a retired orthodontist who had maintained a practice there for over 55 years; Feb. 11.
1956 | Johanna Carrozzino Adamczyk CW’56, Radnor, Pa., a retired executive assistant at the Cullen Construction Co.; May 31. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. Her sister is Marian C. Schneider CW’57, whose husband is George J. Schneider Jr. C’57.
Florence E. Brown GEd’56, Northampton, Pa., May 27. She had been former director of nursing at Temple University Hospital.
Gabor L. Czako Ar’56, Hurricane, W.Va., a retired architect; June 27. At Penn, he was a member of the Friars Senior Society and was a two-time All-American soccer player. He was a veteran of the US Army; his son is Gabor M. Czako C’88 EAS’88.
Dr. Frances Bondi Glenn D’56, Vero Beach, Fla., a retired pediatric dentist and orthodontist who had maintained a practice in South Miami for 42 years; May 3. She helped Penn Dental transition to the “Straight Wire” technique in orthodontics, and was the first woman dentist to win Penn Dental’s Alumni Award of Merit (1984). She served on the Board of Overseers of Penn Dental from 1990 to 2006. Her husband is Dr. W. Darby Glenn III M’56 and her son is Dr. William D. Glenn IV M’92, whose wife is Lynn Engelberg Glenn GNu’92.
Marvin E. Kahn CE’56, Darnestown, Md., March 31. At Penn., he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
Francis L. Lagan III W’56, Lancaster, Pa., March 31. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team. He had served in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean War.
Mary Price Lee CW’56 GEd’67, Flourtown, Pa., a writer of young adult career books; April 27.
Orville F. Recht W’56, Ojai, Calif., a retired attorney; June 18. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity and the rowing team. His son is Lawrence A. Recht C’83.
Dr. Lloyd A. Rowe WG’56 Gr’65, Munster, Ind., former chancellor of Indiana University Northwest; March 23. He had taught political science and public administration at Penn. His wife is Janice B. Rowe SW’64.
Dr. Francis A. White GM’56, Worcester, Mass., retired chief of radiology at Worcester City Hospital; April 29.
1957 | Dr. Earl M. Barnhart D’57, Carlisle, Pa., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for many years; June 6.
Hedwig M. Beerman G’57, Burlington, Mass., a retired German teacher; May 23.
Dr. Lawrence A. Brown W’57, Leonardtown, Md., retired professor of geography at Ohio State University; April 6.
Gene M. Estess W’57, Brooklyn, N.Y., a former stockbroker who had left Wall Street in 1987 after 20 years to become executive director of the Jericho Project, an aid and housing program, from which he retired in 2005; April 9.
Michael H. Feinstein W’57, Scottsdale, Ariz., April 15.
Dr. William Anthony Grattan GM’57, Troy, N.Y., a retired pediatrician; Feb. 15.
Joan Marshall-Dutcher CW’57 GEd’66, Winston-Salem, N.C., retired chief historian of Valley Forge National Historical Park; May 16.
Ronald E. Reis C’57, Branford, Conn., retired head of a necktie-making firm; April 21. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.
Thomas F. Siegel Jr. W’57, Naples, Fla., founder of Siegel & Dunn, a management consultancy in Chatham, Mass.; April 29. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity.
Dr. Marie-Odile G. Sweetser Gr’57, Lake Bluff, Ill., professor emerita of French at the University of Illinois-Chicago; April 6. She specialized in 17th-century French literature and culture.
1958 | Harris C. Arnold Jr. L’58, Lancaster, Pa., a retired attorney; May 3.
Dolores Costarella Costanzo DH’58, Chambersburg, Pa., a retired dental hygienist; April 20.
Paul A. Falcigno WG’58, Hamden, Conn., professor emeritus of marketing and international business at Quinnipiac College who was the first director of the Quinnipiac Polling Institute; Sept. 1, 2013.
William F. Hill W’58, Minneapolis, May 2. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and the men’s rowing team.
Hon. James A. Mounts Jr. L’58, Rehoboth Beach, Del., a retired military judge; May 23.
Dr. Norman L. Roulet M’58, Cleveland, a retired physician; June 17.
Bernard R. Wexler W’58, Cave Creek, Ariz., March 21.
1959 | M. Joan Finigan Albee DH’59, South Yarmouth, Mass., a retired dental hygienist; Oct. 4, 2012.
Ruth Lennox Dubois Nu’59, Cortland, N.Y., a retired nurse at Massachusetts Memorial Hospital in Boston; May 8.
David L. Kerr WG’59, Savannah, Ga., retired head of Brodnax Mills, Inc., a textile firm; Dec. 27. He was a past president of the American Yarn Spinners Association. His son is David L. Kerr III WG’85, whose wife is Dr. Ruthann Kerr M’87.
Thomas A. Patchell GEE’59, Toms River, N.J., April 20. He had worked for a DA-Tech Corp. in Ivyland, Pa.
Leonard Schwartz, W’59, Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J., a retired attorney; June 28.
1960 | Frank W. Badger G’60, Charleston, W.Va., former university librarian at the University of Charleston; June 3.
Dr. Richard C. Deming D’60, Plant City, Fla., March 9, 2013.
1961 | Dr. Edwin L. Granite GD’61, Chadds Ford, Pa., a retired dentist; Dec. 2, 2012.
Dr. Howard E. Leventhal C’61 M’65, Bakersfield, Calif., a retired radiologist; June 20. A member of the US Navy Reserves, he served in the US Marines during the Vietnam War. His sister is Dr. Ann Levee Hussein CW’58.
Stanley Marsh III W’61 G’62, Amarillo, Tex., June 17. He is known for Cadillac Ranch, a public-art installation along west I-40, where he buried 10 Cadillacs nose-down in the ground in 1974.
1962 | Jane Tragus Costanzo Nu’62 G’65, Livingston, N.J., a former medical researcher for Schering Plough; Nov. 12, 2012. She was a veteran of the US Navy.
Mary Ann B. Greenawalt CW’62, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., a former head of sales for the Xerox Corp. who served as a Trustee of the University, 1995-1999; May 25. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and the field hockey team. After a car accident, she became an advocate for disabled peoples’ rights, including serving with United Cerebral Palsy and the National Industries for the Severely Handicapped. A founding member and vice president of the Trustees’ Council of Penn Women, she received the Alumni Award of Merit in 1992. Her husband is Jon L. Greenawalt Sr. C’61 G’63 and her children are Cynthia Greenawalt-Carvajal W’87 and Jon L. Greenawalt Jr. C’91.
Harold Greenberg L’62, Indianapolis, professor of law at Indiana University; Oct. 15, 2013.
Dr. Rudolph J. Scrimenti GM’62, Mequon, Wis., a retired dermatologist; March 22, 2013.
Joel S. Selikoff W’62, Princeton, N.J., an attorney who specialized in public-employment law; June 1.
Robert G. Tetreault W’62, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., the retired tax collector for Bridgeport, Conn.; May 27. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
1963 | Robert M. Brodrick W’63, Ft. Wayne, Ind., a retired executive with Lincoln National Insurance; April 28. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He was a veteran of the US Army.
Marilyn Fisher CGS’63, Media, Pa., a retired social worker with Jewish Family Service; April 30. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority.
Kevin J. Fogarty WG’63, Williamsburg, Va., a retired senior pharmaceutical executive at Merck & Co.; April 28.
James L. Vincent WG’63, Weston, Mass., former CEO for Biogen, Inc.; Dec. 4.
1964 | Dr. David B. Plone C’64, Scottsdale, Ariz., a retired radiologist; May 7, 2013.
Dr. Ira B. Silverstein M’64, Laguna Beach, Calif., a retired psychiatrist; Oct. 9, 2013. He had taught at Columbia University and the University of California-Irvine.
1965 | Dr. William C. Key Gr’65, Rochester Hills, Mich., Aug. 14, 2013. He had worked for the NSA.
Dr. Jack D. Levengood V’65, Coatesville, Pa., a veterinarian who had maintained a practice there from 1976 until this year; May 1.
Richard R. Lovett III W’65, Longport, N.J., retired operating manager of Longport Marine; June 12. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team.
1966 | Robert N. Bohorad L’66, Naples, Fla., a retired partner in his family’s law firm in Pottsville, Pa.; June 12. His son is Robert C. Bohorad W’94.
Martha H. Davenport CGS’66, Mercer Island, Wash., June 9. She had taught English at Olympic College.
Michael H. Rogosin EE’66 WG’68, Villeneuve-Loubet, France, July 7, 2013.
John L. Whalen C’66, North Chatham, Mass., a retired investment broker; May 18.
1967 | Mary Ellen Latschar ChE’67, Madison, Wis., an employee of Kraft General Foods; Feb. 21. Retired, she wrote The Beginner’s Guide to Engineering: Electrical Engineering (2013).
Gordon P. Loptson GEd’67, Willow Street, Pa., a retired Presbyterian missionary; May 13.
George R. Wismer SW’67, Hilltown, Pa., a retired social worker with the Lehigh Valley Guidance Clinic; Jan. 5.
1968 | Bruce B. Lane GME’68, Westford, Mass., a retired employee of DRS Power Technology, Inc.; June 22.
Paul B. Shaffer EE’68, La Jolla, Calif., April 9.
1969 | Dr. Kenneth C. Bovée GM’69, Stonington, Maine, professor emeritus of medicine and the first recipient of the Corinne R. and Henry Bowen Chair and Professorship in Medicine at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine; May 23. He joined the faculty as an assistant professor in 1964. He was chief of the section of medicine for 16 years, and chair of the Department of Clinical Studies for six years, during the construction of and move (1981) into the new small animal hospital, now the Ryan Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Bovée was awarded the Ralston Purina Small Animal Research Award (1980), and he wrote Canine Nephrology (1984). One son is Dr. Brad W. Bovée C’86 V’92, whose wife is Dr. Jennifer L. Baez V’92.
Kenneth B. Campbell C’69, Medford, N.J., retired comptroller and associate vice president for financial systems at the University; May 23. As comptroller (1997—2005), he oversaw the installation of Penn’s current financial-management system. During the Vietnam War, he served in the US Navy. His brother is Ronald K. Campbell W’72 and his sister is Leslie C. Daniel CW’75.
Henry H. Lynch C’69, Hatboro, Pa.,owner and operator (for over 40 years) of Lynch Homes, a housing developer for people with physical and intellectual disabilities; June 21. He was the first president of Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability. His wife is Evelyn B. Lynch HUP’67 Nu’78.
H. Kathryn Ratner CW’69 SW’71, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a psychotherapist; April 24. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority.
1970 | Janet Lessin Heiser CW’70, Rye Brook, N.Y., assistant executive director of the Forward Association, which publishes The Forward, the Jewish weekly; March 6. Her husband is David M. Heiser W’69.
1972 | Frank B. Blanche SW’72, Royersford, Pa., a retired clinical social worker; April 30.
Maxine Ilgren CGS’72, Haverford, Pa., Jan. 1, 2013.
1974 | Dr. Lewis A. Coveler GM’74, Houston, professor of anesthesiology at Baylor College; Feb. 22.
Larry R. Wright WG’74, Charleston, S.C., former CFO for the San Francisco Housing Authority; Jan. 10, 2013.
1975 | Donald L. McElwee L’75, West Carrollton, Ohio, a retired attorney with the state Board of Review; April 8. He had been a member of the West Carrollton City Council. His daughter is Elizabeth M. Janss C’98 GM’07 Gr’10.
Dr. Neil S. Weintraub C’75, Danville, Ky., a vascular surgeon at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center; May 28.
1976 | Tom C. Hazen C’76, Oxford, Md., a former merchandise buyer for Macy’s; April 13. He had worked out of its flagship store at Herald Square in Manhattan.
1978 | Dr. Sharon L. Smith Gr’78, Marblehead, Mass., retired researcher for what is now Compaq Computer Corp.; Dec.21.
1979 | Dr. Chung-yue Chang Gr’79, Boonton, N.J., a professor of philosophy at Montclair State University; May 30.
Dr. Suzy S. Silverstein C’79, Northampton, Mass., an obstetrician at Baystate Medical Center; April 27. Her husband is James R. Osofsky C’78.
1982 | Paul T. Stagliano C’82, Atlanta, an attorney for AT&T who had specialized in employment law; May 3. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. His mother is Yola G. Stagliano Ed’47 and his brother is David A. Stagliano C’77.
1983 | Alison J. Apicella Nu’83, Branford, Conn., a retired pediatric researcher at Yale-New Haven Hospital; March 17.
Kevin Kinnevy C’83, Delran, N.J., senior global account manager for Ricoh Americas; June 5. At Penn, he was a co-captain of the men’s soccer team. One daughter is Erin N. Kinnevy EAS’13.
1984 | Robert C. Giordano FA’84 GFA’84, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., a professional sculptor; April 17.
Saul A. Kreps L’84, Delray Beach, Fla., Sept. 1, 2013.
1986 | Phyllis H. Friedman CGS’86, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Oct. 29, 2013.
Alice E. Shuler GNu’86, Pinellas Park, Fla., a retired psychological counselor; April 25.
1987 | Christopher D. Crafton C’87, Upper Darby, Pa., a public-relations and marketing consultant; June 13. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity.
1988 | Robert C. Brown GNu’88, Philadelphia, April 2.
Ann Cooley Gehman SW’88, Ft. Washington, Pa., a retired clinical therapist at Wordsworth Academy, a residential-treatment center for children and young adults; Jan. 17. Her husband is Philip A. Gehman WG’59.
Terry A. O’Connell WG’88, Idaho Falls, Oct. 18, 2013.
1989 | Bruce R. Albelda WG’89, Hinsdale, Ill., April 26. His wife is Sarah R. Lewensohn WG’90.
1991 | Carol E. Dixon C’91, Washington, director of advice and education for the House Committee on Ethics; June 16.
1992 | Lesley Lynn Brandli GNu’92, Mt. Pleasant, S.C., a clinical nurse specialist; June 23.
1993 | Katherine E. Wolfe CGS’93, Princeton, N.J., a dental assistant; Dec. 27. She also had been a community organizer for ACORN.
1995 | Leslie Alison Taichman SW’95, Narberth, Pa., June 20.
1998 | Karen L. Anderson GNu’98, Windsor, Conn., a clinical nurse specialist and project manager at the Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center; May 13.
2000 | Dr. Evelyn Wiener GM’00, Elkins Park, Pa., executive director of Penn’s Student Health Service; May 8. She earlier had been an attending physician at Temple University Hospital. She won the American College Health Association’s lifetime-achievement award and was a past president of the Mid-Atlantic College Health Association. Her husband is Dr. Kenneth F. Jacobs GFA’02 Gr’05.
Faculty & Staff
Dr. Morton Amsterdam. See Class of 1943 .
Dr. Kenneth C. Bovée. See Class of 1969.
Kenneth B. Campbell. See Class of 1969 .
Dr. R. Ian Harker, Chesterbrook, Pa., professor emeritus of geochemistry; Feb. 23, 2013. He joined Penn in 1970 as a visiting professor and retired in 1996; he had served as department chair, graduate-group chair, and undergraduate adviser. His specialty was the simulation of high-temperature, high-pressure conditions similar to those under which metamorphic minerals are formed. He received the College of General Studies Distinguished Teaching Award in 1990 and the Lindback Teaching Award in 1995. Two of his daughters are Lila Harker Robins C’85 and Jennifer Harker C’86 WG’95.
Dr. Klaus Hubben. See Class of 1951.
Dr. Abraham Noordergraaf, Haverford, Pa., professor emeritus of bioengineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Science; May 24. He came to Penn as a visiting fellow in 1957, was appointed an associate professor in 1964, and promoted to professor in 1970. A founding member of the bioengineering department, he was its first chair, 1973-1976; he also held an appointment in the School of Veterinary Medicine. Specializing in cardiovascular dynamics, Dr. Noordergraaf helped set up the Cardiovascular System Dynamics Society in 1976. He wrote the textbook Blood in Motion (2011). Three of his children are Annemiek N. Young C’80 (whose son is Maxwell P. Young WG’16), Dr. Jeske I. Noordergraaf C’84 V’88, and Alexander A. Noordergraaf EAS’92.
Dr. Lloyd A. Rowe. See Class of 1956.
Dr. Karl F. Rugart Jr. See Class of 1948.
Anthony Searles, Philadelphia, a retired instructor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery in the Perelman School of Medicine and director of splinting and casting in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Feb. 28. He received the School of Medicine’s Award for Excellence in Teaching by an Allied Health Professional, an award was created specifically for him. He served in the US Navy in Korea and in the US Army during the Vietnam War.
Dr. Evelyn Wiener. See Class of 2000.
Dr. William W. Wilson. See Class of 1942.