1932 | Thomas T. Brown W’32, Peoria, Ariz., a retired broker for Merrill Lynch; Dec. 7, 2012, at 103 years. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity.
1934 | Lester R. Carrier Jr. W’34, Venice, Fla., former vice president at Greeley General Warehouse Co.; June 26. At Penn, he was a member of Mask & Wig, Sphinx Senior Society, and Psi Upsilon fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
1938 | Mary Doan HUP’38, Feasterville, Pa., a retired nurse at the Scheie Eye Institute of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center; July 1.
Florence Ruth Hoyt Ed’38 GEd’40, Paul Smiths, N.Y., former teacher at Paul Smith’s College; May 1. During World War II, she served as an instructor in the WAVES.
Edgar R. Wilde W’38, Westport, Mass., retired vice president at the old Imperial Reading, a shirt manufacturer; June 19. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s lacrosse team. During World War II, he served as a captain in the US Army.
1940 | Myrtle M. Clifton WEv’40, Greenville, Del., July 12; she was the oldest Delawarian when she died at 111 years. A CPA, she retired in 1984 from the Decker Co. in Philadelphia.
Albert E. Hopper WEv’40, Philadelphia, July 22.
Daniel R. Wessling Jr. W’40, Liberty, Mo., head of his family’s bank-advertising firm; Nov. 24, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s crew and Delta Tau Delta fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army Air Corps.
1941 | Fred C. Dauterich Jr. WEv’41, Wallingford, Pa., former assistant EVP of the American College of Physicians; July 23.
Lois Weising Dudko DH’41, Fairfield, Conn., a retired dental hygienist; Aug. 2.
1942 | Dr. Robert E. Brenner C’42 D’43, Wesley Chapel, Fla., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Elizabeth, N.J., for 40 years; Aug. 12. During World War II, he served as a captain in the US Army.
Morton Flamberg W’42 WG’43, Boca Raton, Fla.,Sept. 2, 2013.
Seymour H. Frieland W’42, Maplewood, N.J., a retired insurance agent with Brown & Brown Metro, Inc.; July 4. His daughters are Jan Frieland Ball CW’68 and Lauren Reiter Brody CW’75 and one grandson is Max B. Reiter W’14.
Ralph L. Trichon W’42, Cherry Hill, N.J., former owner of Standee Shirts in Philadelphia; July 7.
1943 | Louisa Stephenson Barry HUP’43, Chapel Hill, N.C., July 11.
Edith Earle Clark CW’43, Bryn Mawr, Pa., June 11. She had been an overseer of Penn’s School of Arts & Sciences. Her son is P. Hamilton Clark III WG’76.
Anne N. Cook CW’43, Pennington, N.J., a retired microbiologist at what is now the Rorer Group; July 17.
Dr. David Ibsen V’43, North Little Rock, Ark., former Arkansas state veterinarian; July 5. He had served in the US Army during World War II and the Korean War.
Mary Doucett Neill OT’43, Southern Pines, N.C., July 11.
James A. Salinger W’43, Cincinnati, June 26. At Penn, he was a member of the wrestling team. His son is John J. Salinger G’73.
Robert Y. Sato W’43, Honolulu, retired head of a clothier firm; Sept. 28, 2013.
Rev. Dr. Robert H. Thurau G’43, Franklin, Pa., retired pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church; Aug. 18.
1944 | David H. Mercer Ed’44, Pottstown, Pa., retired athletic director at the Hill School; Aug. 9, 2012. At Penn, he was captain of the men’s 1946 track team and was a member of the men’s basketball team, Psi Upsilon fraternity, and the Sphinx Senior Society. During World War II, he served in the US Army Air Corps.
H. Beth Sturley OT’44, Kirkville, N.Y., a retired occupational therapist at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Aug. 2.
1945 | Edward J. Sorock C’45, Fair Lawn, N.J., a retired social-studies teacher at Wayne Valley High School, who had set up one of the country’s first peace-studies programs; Aug.16. During World War II, he served in the US Merchant Marines.
Emilie Sylvester Staisey Ed’45, Eagle Rock, Calif., a former occupational therapist; June 22. Her daughter is Consuelo S. Woodhead L’73.
1946 | Anna Bates Ed’46, Whiting, N.J.; Feb. 28. She had worked for the state Department of Community Affairs. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.
Suzanne Rosenwald Metzner HUP’46, Myersville, Md., June 28.
1947 | Dr. Ruth D. Bailey Gr’47, Greensboro, N.C., a retired professor of foreign languages at Drew University in Madison, N.J.; July 25.
Elizabeth Morrow Bexten CW’47, San Antonio, Tex., retired school-district superintendent; June 25.
Harold A. Hartung G’47, Collingswood, N.J., retired owner of a chemical firm; July 19. During World War II, he was a captain in the US Army and earned a Bronze Star.
Elizabeth B. Kelly OT’47, Dansville, N.Y., a retired occupational therapist; July 27.
Dolores Kocyan HUP’47, Moorestown, N.J., a retired nurse; July 27.
Dennis D. Lerner ME’47, New York, March 20.
Paul R. McClenon WG’47, Austin, Tex., a retired CPA; July 17.
Frederick G. Ray W’47, New London, N.H., retired chair of Rochester Savings Bank; July 19. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
1948 | Lois Reilly Evans CW’48, McLean, Va., Feb. 28.
Dr. Bertrand R. Jacobs C’48 M’52, New York, a retired psychiatrist who had served on the faculty of Mt. Sinai School of Medicine; June 9.
Thomas Johnson C’48, Kennett Square, Pa., July 15. He had worked for the DuPont Co. for 44 years, dealing with finance and tax. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. His wife is Marguerite P. Johnson Ed’48.
Martin J. McDonald Jr. W’48, Langhorne, Pa., a retired accountant; Aug. 4. At Penn, he was captain of the men’s swimming team and a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
George W. Moffitt Jr. CCC’48 WG’51, Bryn Mawr, Pa., April 26.
Dr. David P. Morris Jr. M’48, Matthews, N.C., a retired director of the US Navy’s Aerospace Medical Research Development Facility; July 16. He had earlier served as head of launch-site medical operations at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center, Cape Canaveral.
Leon D. Murray Jr. WG’48, Atlanta, retired head of a paving firm; July 16.
Leonard L. Scheinholtz C’48 G’49, Mt. Lebanon, Pa., former head of labor law in the Pittsburgh office of Reed Smith LLP; July 20. He was a veteran of the US Navy. His sons are Stuart D. Scheinholtz C’78 and Barry J. Scheinholtz C’83, whose wife is Debra Friss Scheinholtz C’84.
Irma W. Siler Ed’48, Pt. Ludlow, Wash., June 26.
William W. Stainton L’48, Mukilteo, Wash., former counsel for the Hamilton Watch Co.; Aug. 18.
Robert N. Strauss W’48, Weatherly, Pa., retired head of Silverman’s Shoes; June 24. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Juanita Connor Yanes CW’48, Tampa, Fla., a retired Spanish teacher; Aug. 16.
Lionel N. Zimmer ME’48 WG’50, Richmond, Va., former assistant to the president of the International Paper Co.; May 14. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
1949 | Dr. Harold L. Brown D’49 GD’51, Ft. Myers, Fla., a retired oral surgeon who had maintained a practice for many years in Silver Spring, Md.; July 17. He had served as a dental officer in the US Army.
Eleanor Shearer Cataldo CW’49, Rockaway, N.J., July 2. She had worked for Chubb Insurance.
Adelina D’Amato-Pavsek Ed’49 GEd’50, State College, Pa., Aug. 2. She had taught mathematics in middle school. Her husband is Dr. Edward J. Pavsek M’51 GM’55 and her children are Mary C. Pavsek CW’72 GAr’75, Dr. Marianna Pavsek Crowley M’78, and Dr. Michael David Pavsek V’88.
Robert F. Jackson Jr. WG’49, Kansas City, Mo., retired president of a bank-holding company; July 2. He served with the US Marines in the Korean War.
Dr. Elinor Butt Jenny V’49, Unionville, Pa., a retired veterinarian; June 21. She wrote a long-running column in The Chronicle of the Horse, and was named a “National Legend” by the US Pony Club. Her son is Dr. Edward B. Jenny C’90.
Marvin Kauffman W’49, Boston, founder of a Philadelphia accounting firm who also had been an associate professor of accounting at Temple University; July 1. During World War II, he served in the US Army. His daughter is Lori S. Gorton EAS’86.
Dr. George N. Plutchok SW’49 GrS’63, Atlanta, professor emeritus and former associate dean of social work at the University of Pittsburgh; July 21. After World War II, during which he served in the US Army in the Pacific, he worked for the US Committee for the Care of Refugees, helping Jewish children who had been rescued from Nazi concentration camps. His son is Jonathan L. Plutchok C’74.
Dr. Bernard F. Poracky GM’49, Ogden Dunes, Ind., a retired radiologist who had maintained a practice there for 50 years; July 23.
Charles F. Siegfried Jr. W’49, Holland, Pa., retired vice president of marketing and sales at 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.
Frank F. Stevens WEF’49, Clarks Summit, Pa., Aug. 6. He had worked for Akzo Nobel, a paints firm. During World War II, he served in the US Army Air Corps.
1950 | Rev. William L. Carleton C’50, Kent, Wash., retired pastor of the Kent First Presbyterian Church for 35 years; Feb. 19, 2013. During World War II, he served in the US Navy. His wife is Patricia B. Carleton Mu’52.
D. Brooke Gilpin W’50, West Chester, Pa., July 11. He had worked for the old Curtis Publishing Co.; At Penn, he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. During World War II, he served with the US Navy in the South Pacific.
Edward Lee MtE’50, Higganum, Conn., Feb. 19. He had worked for Pratt and Whitney. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe.
John C. Musser C’50, Seattle, June 11.
Ridley T. Nichol WG’50, Atlanta, retired head of a real-estate mortgage firm; July 12. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
William G. O’Neill L’50, Gladwyne, Pa., a retired tax lawyer who had been chair of the Philadelphia law firm of Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel; July 29. He helped co-found Waverly Heights, one of the first continuing-care communities in the area.
Joseph Reis Jr. ChE’50, Manlius, N.Y., a retired engineer; June 26. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Society.
Kenneth J. Schwartz W’50, Hollywood, Fla., a retired real-estate executive; Aug. 24. During World War II, he served with the US Marines in the Pacific. He was a national vice-chair of the United Jewish Appeal.
Dr. Jack S. Wolf WG’50, Tucson, Ariz., retired professor of marketing and dean of the business school at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst; July 15.
1951 | Col. Denise F. Androulakis Nu’51, St. Petersburg, Fla., a retired nurse; May 21.
James M. Brasure G’51, Ocala, Fla., a retired Delaware English teacher; July 25.
John J. Fisher Jr. G’51, Goshen, Ind., a retired professor of English at Goshen College; July 28. In retirement, he became a scholar of Mennonite history.
Dr. Eleanor W. Flick Gr’51, Blakeslee, Pa., Sept. 20, 2013. She had taught at the Community College of Philadelphia.
Dr. Joseph N. Gitlin C’51, Silver Spring, Md., Aug. 2.
Edmond H. Heisler L’51, The Villages, Fla., a retired judge advocate in the US Air Force; June 21.
Henry M. Irwin L’51, Westwood, Mass., a retired Philadelphia attorney; July 10.
William S. Jarrett C’51, Southbury, Conn., a retired book editor and sports writer; Aug. 14. At Penn, he was undergraduate chair of Mask & Wig and a member of the Sphinx Senior Society and of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe.
Dr. Stanley Masters GM’51, Floral Park, N.Y., July 24.
Dr. John H. Pennybacker C’51, Decatur, Ga., emeritus professor of mass communication at Loyola University; Aug. 1. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Dr. Richard W. Seltzer GEd’51, West Roxbury, Mass., a retired school superintendent in Columbia, Pa.; June 14.
Harold T. Smith GEd’51, Cheyney, Pa., Aug. 19.
Karl B. Stickley Jr. W’51, Lutherville, Md., owner of a photo-finishing firm; May 22. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. During the Korean War, he served in the US Army.
1952 | Daniel M. Barton W’52, Tulsa, Okla., Aug. 21. He had worked for Getty Oil. During the Korean War, he served in the US Air Force.
Margaret M. Dolan CCC’52, Rosemont, Pa., a retired microbiologist for GlaxoSmithKline; June 8.
Elaine Day Dowdell CW’52 G’53, Winston-Salem, N.C., July 17. At Penn, she was a member of the women’s fencing team and Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Dr. Vernon F. Gallagher Gr’52, Allison Park, Pa., former academic dean at St. Michael’s College, Burlington, Vt.; Aug. 14. He was president of Duquesne University, 1950-59.
Gregory J. N. McLean ME’52, Bay Village, Ohio, July 18. He spent his entire career in the steel industry, latterly at Worthington Industries.
James F. X. Murray WEv’52, Lancaster, Pa., a retired insurance broker; Oct. 11, 2013. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
Edwin J. Poplawski WEv’52, Springfield, Pa., retired AVP of the old First Pennsylvania Bank; July 9. During World War II, he served in the US Army, receiving a Purple Heart and Victory Medal.
1953 | Dr. Thomas A. Mills W’53 G’68 Gr’75, Philadelphia, former professor of public administration at Penn’s Fels School of Government who had long served in the city’s government, including 16 years on the school board and as deputy managing director and deputy finance director; Aug. 2. In 1991, he helped launch MaST Community Charter School. During World War II and the Korean War, he served with the US Army in Japan and Korea. His sons are Craig D. Mills C’84 and Thomas A. Mills Jr. WG’85.
Robert F. Stephenson W’53, Mt. Laurel, N.J., July 21. He had worked for Raytheon.
David E. Wagoner L’53, Seattle, a retired attorney who specialized in international arbitration and mediation; July 5.
1954 | Joseph L. Battaglini GEd’54, Mt. Laurel, N.J., retired tennis coach at Haddon Township High School; July 11.
Stephen C. Espo WG’54, Sharon, Mass., retired vice president of business development at the Voluntary Hospitals of America; March 18. During the Korean War, he served in the US Army.
Steven F. Gadon W’54, Haverford, Pa., former managing partner of the law firm of Spector, Gadon & Rosen, who had specialized in corporate and tax law; July 4. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity.
John H. Holland W’54, Hertford, N.C., Aug. 1. He had worked in marketing & sales for the old Scott Paper Co. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s football team (a ‘Mungerman’) and the Sphinx Senior Society. He was a veteran of the US Army.
Ruth E. Killian GEd’54, Lititz, Pa., a retired history teacher; July 7.
Lee S. Rome W’54, Baltimore, May 15. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Alpha fraternity. His son is Dr. Chet N. Rome D’82.
Dr. John F. Traexler GME’54 Gr’65, Winter Park, Fla., a retired engineer for Westinghouse; July 23.
1955 | Arthur C. Buck CCC’55 G’57, Charleston, Ill., associate professor emeritus of English at West Virginia University; Aug. 18. He wrote Jean Giraudoux and Oriental Thought: A Study of Affinities (1984).
James E. Gasho ME’55, West Chester, Pa., a retired manufacturer’s representative; Dec. 15, 2013.
Frank E. Greenberg W’55 L’60, Penn Valley, Pa., a retired Philadelphia attorney who served as a Penn Relays official for many years; June 29. He was a past president of USA Track and Field and the Athletics Congress, and was inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1999. He had served in the US Army.
Angela Giribaldi Hurtubise Ed’55, Haverford, Pa., a retired real estate agent; July 16. She was a former junior-high English teacher. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Her husband is Dr. Wayne C. A. Hurtubise Jr. M’57.
Jean Hite Jaumot CCC’55, Barrington, Ill., Aug. 19.
Herbert Lotman WEv’55, Haverford, Pa., retired founder of Keystone Foods; May 8. He co-founded the McDonald’s Championship, an LPGA tournament that raised $48 million for Ronald McDonald House Charities and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. One grandson is Joseph E. Fisher C’16.
Frederick A. Lovejoy WG’55, Scottsdale, Ariz., a retired business consultant; July 6.
Warren H. Mantz Jr. C’55, Bethlehem, Pa., a retired manager at Dunn & Bradstreet; July 1. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Dr. Millard M. Mershon V’55, Lititz, Pa., a retired toxicologist and pharmacologist for the US Army at Edgewood, Md.; Aug. 3. He was a veteran of the US Navy. His wife is Joyce Turner Mershon HUP’56.
John J. Mullahy WG’55, Milwaukee, Aug. 4. He had worked in finance for Universal Foods.
Robert A. Roland L’55, Alexandria, Va., retired president of the Chemical Manufacturers Association; Jan. 31.
Dr. Belton J. Workman Jr. GM’55, Mt. Pleasant, S.C., a retired physician at the Workman Memorial Hospital; July 2.
1956 | Gabor L. Czako Ar’56, Sod, W.Va., a retired architect who had maintained a practice in Princeton, N.J., for over 40 years; June 27. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s soccer team (twice named an All-American) and the Friars Senior Society. He was a veteran of the US Army. His son is Gabor M. Czako C’88 EAS’88.
Dr. Robert P. Darrow GM’56, Mendon, Vt., a retired surgeon; Aug. 10. He had served in the US Army Medical Corps during World War II and the Korean War.
S. Mary T. Gruber GEd’56, Beach Haven, N.J., a retired professor of nursing at the City College of New York; Aug. 7.
Ogden Nield C’56, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., a retired vice president in the Atlanta office of the McCann-Erickson ad agency, who was in charge of its Coca Cola account; July 4. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity.
Dr. Ralph L. Rogers G’56, North Manchester, Ind., a retired research chemist for Arco; July 10. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
1957 | Dr. William L. Clovis M’57, Philadelphia, a former psychiatrist; July 31.
Ethel Kramer Dunk Ed’57, Land O’Lakes, Fla., a retired middle-school teacher; June 8. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Gustave C. Johnson Jr. W’57, Ardmore, Pa., Oct. 15, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He spent his career in the casino industries in Nevada and New Jersey.
Donald J. Moran W’57, Naples, Fla., July 25. He had been an entrepreneur in the Philadelphia area.
Joseph T. Vodnoy W’57 L’60, Encino, Calif., a retired Los Angeles attorney; July 22.
1958 | John W. McMonagle WEv’58, Broomall, Pa., retired treasurer for the old Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories; July 17.
Dr. Joel J. Nobel G’58, Gladwyne, Pa., pioneer of the patient-safety movement who founded the Emergency Care Research Institute; Aug. 13. He set up Health Devices Journal.
Dorothy Miller Urban Nu’58, Plymouth, Minn., June 24. She had been a captain in the US Army Nursing Corps.
Robert H. Zimmerman L’58, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a former partner with the Philadelphia law firm of Blank Rome LLP; Aug. 11.
1959 | William A. Grover WG’59, North Billerica, Mass., a retired corporate accountant; Aug. 12.
Dr. Arthur K. Parpart Jr. M’59, Bedford, Mass., a retired neurologist at Tewksbury State Hospital; July 23, 2013. During the Vietnam War, he served in the US Army, earning a Bronze Star.
Leonard Schwartz W’59, Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J., a retired attorney who had maintained a private practice in New York for many years; June 28.
Helen D. Smith OT’59, East Weymouth, Mass., retired associate professor of occupational therapy at Tufts University; Aug. 23.
1960 | Kyle G. Benkert GCP’60 Ar’61 GAr’61, Palatine, Ill., a retired architect; July 21.
Roberta E. Katman Ed’60, Cinnaminson, N.J., a retired teacher; July 12.
Dr. Thomas W. Martenis M’60 GM’64, Burlington, Vt., a retired rheumatologist; July 5.
1961 | Myron D. Broff C’61, Pittsburgh, July 14. He had helped run his family’s jewelry business until he retired in 2001. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity.
Nancy VanHeuvel Hofland OT’61, Torrance, Calif., a retired occupational therapist at Del Amo Psychiatric Hospital; Feb. 11. At Penn, she was a member of the Pennguinnettes, the women’s synchronized-swimming team.
Alene M. Hughes Nu’61, Sayre, Pa., a retired nursing instructor at Robert Packer Hospital; June 29.
Benjamin Martin GAr’61, Philadelphia, a retired architect; June 8.
1962 | Dr. Wilbur D. Donahue V’62, Portsmouth, Va., a retired veterinarian; Aug. 4.
Charles W. Evans WG’62, Houston, July 28.
James B. Grady WG’62, Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 2. He had worked for Ford.
1963 | Dr. Fredric K. Baff V’63, Newtown, Conn., a retired veterinarian who had maintained a practice in Danbury for over 30 years; Aug. 8. His son is Dr. Wesley Baff V’06.
Dr. Stuart J. Conto D’63, Southbury, Conn., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice for 40 years; Aug. 17.
Dr. William F. Helmer Gr’63, Morrisville, N.Y., retired dean of liberal arts at Morrisville State College; July 10. He wrote Rip Van Winkle Railroads (1970).
Joan Biddle Jones CW’63, Ft. Worth, Tex., July 3. She had been an Avon saleswoman for 35 years.
Dr. Oscar A. Thompson GD’63, Dallas, a retired oral-maxillofacial surgeon; June 20.
1964 | Hon. Melvyn J. Estrin W’64, Bethesda, Md., a financier and venture capitalist whose business involvements ranged from real estate, hospitals, banks, and training services for the federal government, to films and Broadway shows; July 9. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team. As a stage producer, he was nominated for three Tony Awards. He served as a Trustee of the University (1986-91), chair of his class gift committee, and on the board of Penn Alumni (2003-08).
Daniel H. Levy W’64, Sarasota, Fla., former vice-chair and chief operating officer for Montgomery Ward, the old department-store chain; Aug. 3.
Herbert F. Schwartz G’64 L’64, Riverside, Conn., a retired partner and litigator in the intellectual-property practice of the firm of Ropes & Gray LLP; July 15. He co-wrote Patent Law and Practice (7th ed., 2011) and Principles of Patent Law (6th ed., 2013). He had served as an adjunct professor of law at Penn and at New York University. One daughter is Wendy Helene Schwartz C’86 L’90, whose husband is Neil M. Radisch EAS’86.
1965 | Rod J. Pera L’65, Santa Fe, N.M., former managing partner of the law firm of McNees, Wallace & Nurick in Harrisburg, Pa., who had led educational institutions and foundations, including the Sandia Foundation and the Bosque School; July 14. Earlier, he served as president and CEO of the Milton Hershey School. One daughter is Lauren E. Klingsberg C’87, whose husband is Ethan A. Klingsberg C’85.
1966 | Gwendolyn B. Brightful G’66, Huntersville, N.C., a retired administrator in the Philadelphia School District who helped develop its African-American studies curriculum; July 23.
Ralph G. Echols GCP’66, Lynchburg, Va., retired dean of architecture and environmental design at Texas A&M University; July 18.
Elizabeth M. Foreman GNu’66, Greenville, N.C., a retired nursing instructor at Mary Fletcher Hospital, Burlington, Vt.; Aug. 7.
Thor L. Halvorssen Hellum C’66 WG’69, Miami, a Venezuelan real-estate developer who had been head of CANTV, the telephone company; July 20. A victim of political persecution, he had been imprisoned but was later exonerated. He was president of Dividendo Voluntario para la Comunidad, a charitable foundation. One son is Thor Halvorssen C’96 G’96; his twin brother is Olaf L. Halvorssen Hellum C’66 WG’68 and his older brother is Erik L. Halvorssen Hellum W’63 WG’65.
Grace S. Hamm GNu’66, Burnsville, N.C., retired nursing instructor at Norristown State Hospital; April 19.
1967 | Christopher M. Brozek GCP’67, Tucson, Ariz., a retired architect and urban planner; July 1.
Roger W. Simkins Jr. W’67, Washington, March 14. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.
1968 | Bruce E. Hayne PT’68, Willow Grove, Pa., a retired physical therapist for soccer teams, including the US National Men’s Soccer Team; July 22.
Dr. Donald J. Pirozzi M’68 GM’72, Hilton Head Island, S.C., a retired dermatologist who had maintained a practice in Atlanta; July 30.
William T. Stolting WG’68, Mountainside, N.J., head of Applause, a Broadway ticket agency; July 5. His daughter is Brooke C. Stolting C’00.
1969 | Dr. Alan S. Cutler GD’69, Cherry Hill, N.J., an orthodontist; June 15.
William Ian R. Davies G’69 GD’69, London, former vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong; July 24. He helped establish its dentistry school and was director of the Prince Philip Dental Hospital.
Malcolm S. Graham WG’69, Austin, Tex., June 26. A CPA, he had worked for the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Education Agency.
Alan F. Markovitz C’69, Philadelphia, an attorney; July 14. A former trustee of the Federation of Jewish Agencies, he served on the board of Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia. His wife is Susan Rubin Markovitz SW’74.
Dr. James R. McEowen GrE’69, Severna Park, Md., vice president of technology at RAM Mobile Data (Bell South); July 8.
1970 | Richard M. Croce C’70, Bristol, Conn., an adjunct professor at Albertus Magnus College; July 5.
Dr. Don L. Scarborough Gr’70, Kennett Square, Pa., June 11.
Julius F. Tibolla GEE’70, Langhorne, Pa., a retired electrical engineer; July 15.
1971 | Dr. Jeanne E. Calo Gr’71, Princeton, N.J., retired professor of French at the College of New Jersey; June 20.
Arthur H. Oldham GAr’71, Charlotte, N.C., an architect who had participated in that city’s renaissance; Aug. 17. His wife is Karen W. Oldham CGS’71.
George E. Tillman WG’71, Labadie, Mo., retired vice president of Exxon Coal and Minerals; July 1.
1972 | Dr. Paul B. Harvey Jr. Gr’72, Bellefonte, Pa., an associate professor of Roman history at Penn State University; July 13.
Stephen P. Kramer L’72, New York, chief of staff and special counsel to the commissioner of the city’s buildings department; Aug. 8. He had been an attorney with Proskauer Rose LLC.
Nicholas A. Major C’72, Plano, Tex., April 1. At Penn, he was a member of the Friars Senior Society.
1974 | Dr. Robert E. Schwartz Gr’74, Maple Shade, N.J., a professor of mathematics at Burlington County College; May 10.
1975 | Anita J. Paucker-Green CW’75, Malvern, Pa., Dec 6, 2012.
1976 | Clement Comly IV ChE’76 WG’82, Wallingford, Pa., Aug. 6. He worked for the DuPont Co.
1977 | Judith M. Murray GNu’77, Brookline, Mass., a retired nurse; Jan. 14.
1978 | Robert F. P. Donovan CGS’78, Hamilton, N.J., a professor of geography at Mercer County Community College; June 2.
Jeffery L. Flick CE’78, Seattle, founder of an aviation-engineering consultancy; July 3.
Elisa M. Pugliese L’78, Brooklyn, N.Y., an attorney for Cullen & Dykman LLP; July 21. Her sister is Dr. Maria A. Pugliese M’74.
1980 | Robert A. Levin W’80, Bethesda, Md., Nov. 25, 2013.
Dr. Renee S. Levine GrS’80, Philadelphia, a high-school social worker who had taught at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice for many years; Aug. 17. She founded the Pennsylvania Association of School Social Work Professionals in 1978.
June D. Oldham L’80, Indianapolis, an attorney; Sept.11, 2013.
1981 | Margo P. Leithead GNu’81, Parsippany, N.J., a retired nursing instructor at Thomas Jefferson University; June 22. Her son is Timothy M. Leithead C’94.
1984 | Ellen R. Schwab ChE’84, San Francisco, former CEO of Telespree Communications; Aug. 14. She also had been involved with other startups. A brother is Daniel A. Schwab C’77.
1985 | Dr. Richard A. Browning GM’85, Barrington, R.I., former chief of anesthesia at Rhode Island Hospital and the Miriam Hospital; Nov. 13, 2012. He also had been a clinical professor of anesthesia at Brown University.
Susan B. Budnick L’85, Kiawah Island, S.C., a retired Philadelphia corporate-litigation attorney; June 9, 2014.
1986 | Gregory J. Smith C’86, Doylestown, Pa., an insurance broker; Aug. 7.
1987 | Lisa Fran Mellow C’87, Boston, an occupational therapist who was working towards certification for teaching dyslexic children; June 30.
1990 | Maureen H. McMurdo-Chapman CGS’90, Chalfont, Pa., manager at a mortgage firm; July 10. Earlier, she had been head regional auditor for Cigna for 25 years.
1992 | Dr. Camille M. Barr C’92 G’92, Irvine, Calif., an intellectual-property attorney with Knobbe Martens, who was also an evolutionary biologist; May 27.
2004 | Keren Friede C’04, Wayne, N,J., an attorney for Merck Pharmaceutical; July 27. At Penn, she was a member of the women’s fencing team.
2014 | Joseph Grosso C’14, Lighthouse Point, Fla., July 30, in a diving accident. He was a linebacker on the football team that won two Ivy League championships. He had planned to go to the University of Miami law school.
Faculty & Staff
Hon. Melvyn J. Estrin. See Class of 1964.
Frank E. Greenberg. See Class of 1955.
Dr. Yi Jin, Philadelphia, research assistant professor of pharmacology in the Perelman School of Medicine who had specialized in human steroid-metabolizing enzymes; Aug. 1. She came to Penn in 2000 as a postdoctoral fellow and was appointed to her recent position in 2008.
Dr. Michael B. Katz, Philadelphia, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History who was a co-director of Penn’s urban-studies program from 1983 until 1996; Aug. 23. He had twice chaired the history department. His work ranged from the history of school reform in the 19th century, to class and family structure in North American cities, to the history of social welfare. Dr. Katz wrote or contributed to 17 books, the last being Why Don’t American Cities Burn? He received a Senior Scholar Award from the Spencer Foundation in 1999 and at Penn he was given the Provost’s Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring in 2007. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society.
Dr. Tom Kessinger, Philadelphia, a former adjunct professor of South Asia regional studies in the history department from 1973 to 1997; July 4. He was president of Haverford College from 1988 to 1996.
Dr. Renee S. Levine. See Class of 1980 .
Dr. Diane O. McGivern, Staten Island, N.Y., a former associate professor and associate dean of nursing at Penn who laid the foundation for the school’s dual-major program; June 30. In 1987, she left Penn to become the Erline Perkins McGriff Professor and director of nursing at New York University.
Dr. Thomas A. Mills. See Class of 1953.
Dr. Elsa L. Ramsden, Philadelphia, associate professor emerita of physical therapy in Penn’s old School of Allied Medical Professions (SAMP); May 21. She later taught organizational dynamics at the University. She was active in the Penn community, serving as president of the Penn chapter of the American Association of University Professors.
Dr. Arnold S. Relman Hon’89, Cambridge, Mass., the former Frank Wister Thomas Professor of Medicine, department chair, and director of medical services at HUP from 1968 until 1977; June 17. He then served as editor of The New England Journal of Medicine and professor of medicine at Harvard University. He specialized in nephrology.
Dr. Harry Rozmiarek, Philadelphia, professor emeritus of laboratory-animal medicine who was the University Veterinarian from 1987 to 2004; June 15, 2013. He then served as director of laboratory-animal medicine and facilities at Philadelphia’s Fox Chase Cancer Center and as secretary-general of the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science; he had been the US representative on it since 2003. In his earlier 20-year career in the US Army Veterinary Corps, he served as veterinarian to four US presidents. His children are Carol Marie Rozmiarek C’91 and Andrew J. Rozmiarek C’92.
Herbert F. Schwartz. See Class of 1964.
Dr. Åke W. Sjöberg, Philadelphia, the Clark Research Professor Emeritus of Assyriology in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations; Aug. 8. He also was emeritus curator of the Babylonian section of the Penn Museum. He founded the Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary Project. Coming to Penn in 1966, he also taught Sumerian and Akkadian for 30 years until his retirement in 1996. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society.
Dr. Albert J. Stunkard, Philadelphia; professor emeritus and former chair of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine; July 12. He came to Penn in 1957, left in 1973 to chair the psychiatry department at Stanford University, but returned in 1977. World-renowned for his research on obesity and eating disorders, he was a pioneer of behavior modification for weight loss. An early advocate for bariatric surgery, he also proposed medications for weight loss many years before such methods were approved by the FDA. Dr. Stunkard received numerous awards, including the 1994 Distinguished Service Award from the American Psychiatric Association and the 2004 Sarnat International Prize from the Institute of Medicine. He had served for two years as a physician in the US Army. His wife is Dr. Margaret Maurin G’88.