1934 | Joseph H. Barber W’34, Jupiter, Fla., a retired CPA in Pennsylvania; Jan. 11, at 103. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s track team. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Dr. Joseph M. George Jr. C’34, Las Vegas, a retired physician; Nov. 30, at 101. During World War II, he was a flight surgeon with the US Army Air Corps, receiving the European Theatre Campaign Medal.
1935 | Bernice B. Gordon FA’35, Philadelphia, a constructor of crosswords and other word puzzles for The New York Times, from 1952 until 2014, who recently provided crosswords for this magazine (2012-14); Jan. 29, at 101. She had also constructed crosswords for The Philadelphia Inquirer (1980s and early 1990s), The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many puzzle books. She is credited with introducing the rebus into crosswords (using non-letter symbols such as “&”) in 1965. Valerie E. Lanard C’95 is a granddaughter.
1936 | Harold D. Nickelsberg W’36, San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Dec. 25. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Beta Delta fraternity and the men’s squash and lightweight rowing teams.
1937 | Milton W. Rosen EE’37, Bethesda, Md., a retired chief engineer and technical director of NASA’s Project Vanguard, which developed the US’s first Earth-orbiting satellite; Dec. 30.
Mildred Lazowick Weinstock Ed’37 GEd’38, Philadelphia, a retired social-studies teacher, from 1948 to 1978; Jan. 18.
1938 | Jane E. Flahive Ed’38, Southbury, Conn., a retired kindergarten teacher; Jan. 27.
1939 | Robert A. O’Dell CH’39, Philadelphia, Feb. 9. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Mu Epsilon fraternity and the men’s fencing team.
Helen W. Stumpf OT’39, New Holland, Pa., a retired occupational therapist; Feb. 2.
1940 | Dr. Alice Robinson Erb M’40, Lanesboro, Mass., a retired physician; Aug. 18, at 100.
Dr. Robert K. Moxon C’40 M’43 GM’48, West Columbia, S.C., a retired physician; Jan. 28. He had earlier served as a doctor with the US Navy for 20 years.
1941 | Dr. Mary J. Mostertz CW’41, Tampa, Fla., former director of the Nevil Children’s Center for Sensory Deficits at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; Dec. 25. She had designed developmental and early educational tools for children with special needs. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Her daughter is M. Joanne Moore GEd’85.
Norman Seidel L’41, Palmer, Pa., a retired attorney; Dec. 29. During World War II, he served in the US Army Air Corps.
Eugene J. Weisberg W’41, Rancho Mirage, Calif., a retired executive at the old Frankel Carbon & Ribbon; Jan. 22. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s basketball team. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
1942 | Ruth E. Brown CW’42, Philadelphia, a retired librarian and archivist; Feb. 14.
1943 | Virginia Pechin Keen DH’43, Greenfield, Mass., Feb. 8, 2014.
1944 | Julius C. Acchione W’44, Little Rock, Ark., a retired attorney; Jan. 7. During World War II, he served in the US Army Air Corps.
Dr. Samuel L. Caruso C’44, Bentonville, Ark., former chair of pediatrics at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Jan. 2. His daughter is Natalie J. Caruso Nu’92 GNu’97.
Phyllis B. Fisher Ed’44, Bedford, Mass., Jan. 20.
Marion Barg Fox CW’44 GCP’69 Gr’78, Philadelphia, Nov. 17.
Betty Thomas McMillan FA’44, Wenham, Mass., Jan. 5. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. During World War II, she worked on military intelligence with the Women’s Army Corps.
Edwin D. Marks W’44, Delray Beach, Fla., former head of a heating-oil supplier; Jan. 25. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe.
Dr. Ashton T. Stewart M’44, Quarryville, Pa., former chief of rehabilitation medicine at the VA hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.; Nov. 30. During World War II, he was a captain in the US Army.
Arthur C. Zucker W’44, Mt. Kisco, N.Y., July 2.
1945 | Dr. Jerome A. Cantor C’45, Livingston, N.J., a retired physician who had maintained a practice for over 50 years; Feb. 17. He had served as president of the medical staff at Overlook Medical Center. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. During World War II, he was a member of the Naval Reserves, and he served as a physician in the US Air Force during the Korean War. His daughter is Dr. Susan J. Cantor CW’72.
Dr. Bernard A. Kirshbaum C’45 G’46 GM’57, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a retired dermatologist; Sept. 14.
Harold L. Rollman WEv’45, St. Petersburg, Fla., a retired accountant; Jan. 15.
1946 | Elaine H. Blakemore CW’46, Nags Head, N.C., Jan. 7. She was the Alabama Thoroughbred Breeder of the Year in 1991. One daughter is Dr. Karin J. Blakemore CW’75.
Millicent Norris Etris CW’46, Lower Gwynedd, Pa., May 15, 2014. Her husband is Joseph Etris Jr. W’45, her son is Robert J. Etris CE’70.
Nadine R. Landis HUP’46 Ed’50 GNu’65, St. Marys, Pa., former assistant director of nursing at HUP; Jan. 31.
Dr. Elaine F. Needell CW’46, Weston, Fla., a retired psychiatrist; Jan. 22. At Penn, she was a member of the women’s basketball, swimming, softball, and lacrosse teams.
1947 | James E. Carr L’47, Savannah, a retired attorney; Dec. 23. During the World War II, he served with the US Navy in Europe.
Dr. William M. Groton M’47, Sherborn, Mass., a retired physician with the state Department of Public Health; Jan. 28.
Howard Jackson Jr. WEv’47, Hyannis, Mass., retired comptroller for a local department store; Feb. 21.
Liane Finberg Katz CW’47, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Nov. 29, 2013.
Dr. G. Clayton Kyle M’47 GM’51, Philadelphia, a retired endocrinologist who had founded the Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center; Dec. 24. A clinical associate professor of medicine, he served on the medical board of HUP throughout his career, and briefly as its chair, 1977-79. The G. Clayton Kyle Associate Professorship in diabetes at HUP is named in his honor. After completing his medical residency, he had served with the CIA in Europe. Two sons are Dr. Thomas R. Kyle III M’79 and Mr. George C. Kyle Jr. WG’82.
Dr. Carl Stern WG’47 Gr’54, Cambridge, N.Y., a retired professor of economics at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Va.; Jan. 17.
Arthur W. Tawes W’47, Crisfield, Md., retired comptroller for a cutlery firm; Dec. 29. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity and the men’s swimming team.
1948 | Dorcas C. Cox HUP’48, Graham, N.C., a retired nurse at Washington County Hospital; Jan. 8.
Dr. Frank Gotay Lanuza V’48, Ponce, P.R., a retired veterinarian; Jan. 22.
Albert Lister W’48, West Hartford, Conn., Oct. 16, 2013. His brother is Dr. Julius Lister C’48.
Frances Payes Neiman L’48, Philadelphia, Sept. 12. One daughter is Dr. Erika J. Friedmann CW’73 Gr’78.
Barbara S. Renninger Ed’48, Lower Frederick, Pa., Jan. 12. Her husband is Franklin H. Renninger Ed’49 GEd’50.
1949 | Betty Yeakel Baron HUP’49, Manchester, N.J., a retired school nurse; Dec. 5.
Joan Benson Bitzer FA’49, Doylestown, Pa., July 21, 2013.
John F. Carroll Jr. C’49, Leesburg, Va., Jan. 23, 2014.
Jay G. Coberly W’49, Richmond, Va., former EVP of administration for Appalachian Regional Hospitals; Dec. 21. During World War II, he served with the US Army Air Corps in Europe, and was a POW for two years; he received a Purple Heart, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and a Bronze Star.
William B. Crooker Jr. W’49, Big Spring, Tex., retired owner of Mr. G’s Garden Center and Christmas Store; Feb. 9. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. During World War II, he served with the US Army Air Corps in Europe, and was a POW in the last months.
Robert H. Krentel W’49, Downingtown, Pa., Jan. 25. He had worked in export sales for General Motors, and later founded his own company. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army Air Corps.
Reginald L. Pawlowski C’49 L’52, Nicktown, Pa., a retired attorney; Oct. 8. One brother is Edwin T. Pawlowski Ar’54.
Ralph O. Stocker Ed’49 GEd’54, Nazareth, Pa., a retired high-school teacher who had also taught at Lafayette College; Jan. 28. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.
Peter R. Taraschi Ed’49 GEd’54, Wayne, Pa., a retired music teacher; Feb. 13.
Fred A. Taylor W’49, Vero Beach, Fla., May 30, 2014. He had worked for Kidder-Peabody. During World War II, he served in the Marines.
1950 | Richard T. Blair W’50, Old Lyme, Conn., a retired sales representative for furniture manufacturers; Nov. 19. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Gladys Krieger Bloch Ed’50 GEd’59, Cherry Hill, N.J., former head of art at the Philadelphia High School for Girls; Dec. 5.
Dr. Robert J. Brumbaugh Gr’50, Mechanicsburg, Pa., retired owner of W. B. Coleman Testing Laboratories; Sept. 11.
David W. Guthrie C’50, Wolfeboro, N.H., Jan. 3. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the baseball team.
Robert G. Huntington Jr. W’50, Chatham, N.J., former president of Chatham Savings and Loan; Feb. 12. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Navy. His wife is Shirley B. Huntington Ed’48 and his daughter is Ann H. Barnett WG’80.
Dr. Shee Lup Jung G’50 Gr’52, Wilmington, Del., a retired researcher for DuPont; Dec. 26. After retiring, he and his wife founded an Asian antiques and art dealership and gallery.
Dr. George R. Kennedy Jr. GM’50, Tulsa, Okla., a retired physician who had maintained a practice for many years; Nov. 6.
Jabez J. MacLaughlin C’50, Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 5. He had worked in two family advertising-specialties companies. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. His son is James G. M. MacLaughlin W’78.
Dr. David H. Newton D’50, Newton, Pa., a retired dentist; Nov. 6, 2013.
Dr. Cliff Ratliff Jr. GM’50, Ellicott City, Md., retired director of nuclear medicine at St. Agnes Hospital, from 1956 to 1990; Jan. 28.
Margaret Jennings Saunders CW’50, Radnor, Pa., Dec. 29. She had worked for Readers Digest and the old Curtis Publishing. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Dr. Robert M. Schwartzman C’50 V’52, McLean, Va., emeritus professor and former chief of dermatology at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine; Dec. 28. He was appointed an assistant professor of dermatology in 1959, promoted to associate professor in 1964, and became professor and chief of dermatology 1968; emeritus status was conferred in 1996. He was an assistant professor of dermatology in the old Graduate School of Medicine (1963-70), and he had a secondary appointment as professor of dermatology in Penn’s School of Medicine (1983-85). Dr. Schwartzman was a founder and the second president of the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology and a founder of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology. Specializing in the immunological aspects of dermatology, he co-wrote Veterinary and Comparative Dermatology (1963) and Atlas of Small Animal Dermatoses (1968). His children are Peter N. Schwartzman C’84, Rabbi Amy M. Schwartzman C’85, and Thomas N. Schwartzman C’87.
William E. Shoemaker, ChE’50, Redway, Calif., Nov. 14, 2010. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe and received a Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars. One niece is Karen Mace Sartain C’90.
Dr. Edwin C. Van Valey D’50, Red Hook, N.Y., a retired dentist; March 14, 2014. He was a past president of the American Association of Endodontists.
1951 | William B. Allman WG’51, West Grove, Pa., a retired systems engineer for DuPont; Feb. 11.
Charles H. Banks W’51, Colts Neck, N.J., a retired supervisory accountant for the US Army; Feb. 19. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity. During the Korean War, he served in the Marines.
Bennett Blum Ar’51, Bryn Mawr, Pa., Jan. 19. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. One son is Edward D. Blum W’74 and a grandson is Robert M. Blum C’04.
Earl L. Fox G’51, Baltimore, a former mathematician in the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University; March 11, 2014.
Paul E. Killion W’51, Long Island City, N.Y., Jan. 25. During World War II, he served in the US Army.
Bernard Lemonick W’51, Jenkintown, Pa., a retired vice president of Jackson-Cross, the real-estate firm, who as an undergraduate was a Penn football star and later the team’s defensive-line coach (1955-59) who helped Penn win its first Ivy League title in 1959; Feb. 13. As a student, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity, and the Class president in 1951. He was regarded one of the best linemen in the country at the time; he was named to several All-American teams. In 1996, Bernie both was inducted into the Penn Athletics Hall of Fame and received Penn’s Alumni Award of Merit. For many years, he was leader of the Mungermen, the group of former players and coaches under another Penn football icon, George Munger Ed’33, who was head football coach from 1938 to 1953.
Phyllis Jackson Marta Ed’51, Timonium, Md., a retired teacher; Jan. 31.
John J. O’Grady WEv’51, Phoenixville, Pa., retired EVP of Farmers and Mechanics National Bank; Oct. 20, 2013. During World War II, he served as a pilot in the US Army Air Corps and received the Air Medal, a Presidential Unit citation, and the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with three battle stars. His grandson is Ryan W. O’Grady W’04.
Carl C. Osgood G’51, Richmond, Va., retired senior engineer for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, where he worked on nuclear fusion; Jan. 7. He had earlier been manager of spacecraft design for RCA, developing satellites and radar systems for the Apollo Moon Lander project.
Barbara Homer Pearson G’51, Morris, N.J., a former industrial psychologist; March 3, 2013.
Dr. Edgar J. Schmidt D’51, Bend, Ore., a retired dentist; Jan. 11. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Omega fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Navy and in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
1952 | George A. Brown WEv’52, Woodstock, Md., Oct. 14.
David E. Field ChE’52, Oaklyn, N.J., retired project design manager for United Engineers & Constructors; Jan. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity and the baseball team.
Patricia V. Fischer CW’52 HUP’53, Skillman, N.J., a former nursing instructor at Mercer Hospital; Jan. 29.
Aaron J. Levinson C’52, New Port Richey, Fla., July 23, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of the wrestling team.
Paul Maleson L’52, Frederick, Md., a retired patent attorney; Jan. 12.
Dr. Bernard F. Rafferty GEd’52, Warrington, Pa., a retired associate superintendent of the Philadelphia School District; Feb. 12.
Flora Ronkin HUP’52, Voorhees, N.J., Dec. 4.
Carl L. Rugart Jr. WEv’52, Severna Park, Md., a retired manager for the old Pennsylvania Railroad; March 17, 2013.
Dr. Buel S. Smith M’52, Akron, Ohio, retired head of orthopaedic surgery at Akron General Medical Center; Jan. 15.
Norma Vogt HUP’52, Ft. Belvoir, Va., a former nurse at Mt. Vernon Hospital; Jan. 31.
Daniel R. Windheim W’52, Dresher, Pa., a retired CPA; Feb. 13. Randi Mackler Windheim C’77 is a daughter‑in‑law.
1953 | Dr. James B. Aycock GM’53, Sparta, N.C., a retired radiologist; Jan. 23. His daughter is Barbara S. Aycock WG’78.
A. Daniel Bacon III C’53, Clinton, N.J., a retired regional sales manager for Rand McNally and Nystrom; Feb. 17. At Penn, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
Dr. George J. Beichl Gr’53, Philadelphia, former chair of chemistry at St. Joseph’s University; Feb. 6. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe and was taken as a prisoner of war; after his liberation, he worked on the Manhattan Project. His daughter is Isabel M. Beichl CW’74.
Berthold A. Brosmith Ar’53, Pound Ridge, N.Y., a retired architect; Jan. 23. At Penn, he was a member of the wrestling team.
Horace T. Dutill WEv’53, Boynton Beach, Fla., Dec. 11.
Dr. Howard D. Eckhart D’53, Lancaster, Pa., a retired oral surgeon; Dec. 24.
Tracy F. Fletcher Sr. C’53, Lancaster, Pa., retired industrial hygienist with OSHA; Jan. 20. He also had earlier been a health inspector for Philadelphia. At Penn, he was a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army. His daughter is Deirdre L. Fletcher W’88.
Dr. Glen E. Foster Jr. D’53, Lancaster, Pa., a retired dentist; May 8, 2014.
Dr. Alan M. Morse C’53 V’56, Mashpee, Mass., a retired veterinarian; Feb. 19.
Dr. C. Burns Roehrig GM’53, Hilton Head Island, S.C., a retired endocrinologist; Jan. 17. He had been chief of medical staff at New England Deaconess Hospital.
James S. Ryan FA’53, Hyde Park, Mass., May 2, 2014.
Jerome I. Stillman MtE’53, Seal Beach, Calif., July 4. He had worked in the aerospace industry.
Dr. Paul A. Vatter Gr’53, Boston, the Lawrence E. Fouraker Professor Emeritus of Business Administration at Harvard University; Jan. 4. He also had been an assistant dean of the Harvard Business School.
Samuel M. Watson WG’53, Sierra Madre, Calif., a retired accountant with Panasonic; Jan. 28.
1954 | Christopher V. Bello W’54, Washington, N.J., July 9.
Willene B. Clark CW’54, Savannah, a professor of art and music history at Marlboro College; Jan. 24. She wrote The Stained Glass Art of William Jay Bolton (1992).
Richard DeVan C’54, East Norriton, Pa., a retired salesperson for Macy’s; Oct. 29. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
Dr. Albert A. Galullo D’54, Norristown, Pa., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for 40 years; Feb. 16, 2014.
Dr. David S. Ingraham V’54, Peterborough, N.H., a retired veterinarian; Jan. 13, 2014.
Leonard A. King Jr. C’54, Newtown Square, Pa., chair emeritus of the Devon Horse Show; Feb. 2. He was a founding member of the American Grandprix Association.
Dr. Gordon D. Myers GM’54, Mechanicsburg, Pa., a retired surgeon who had served as a primary physician for the old Pennsylvania Railroad; Jan. 27. He was the first ER director at Harrisburg Hospital.
Mr. Stanley M. Plaskow W’54, Atlantic City, N.J., a retired manufacturer’s representative and entrepreneur; Feb. 9. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity. One daughter is Marci Plaskow Schmerler C’81 and his sisters are Adele P. Cohen Ed’52 (whose husband is Morris Cohen SW’56) and Dr. Elaine Plaskow Maimon CW’66 G’67 Gr’70 (whose husband is Dr. Morton A. Maimon W’54 GrEd’72).
Ann Warner Pletcher Ed’54, Lafayette Hill, Pa., a retired elementary school teacher; Jan. 9, 2014.
Dr. Donald V. Rhoads M’54, a retired physician who had maintained a family practice in Chestnut Hill for many years; Jan. 27. He was an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Penn, where he taught senior medical students in the outpatient clinic. He was a member of the staff of Northwestern Institute of Psychiatry and worked as a medical adviser to the American Friends Service Committee. He had served on the boards of the Wistar Institute, Friends Hospital, and Germantown Friends School. One daughter is Dr. Caroline S. Rhoads M’89.
Dr. Ray G. Sarver M’54, Latrobe, Pa., a retired pediatrician who had maintained a practice there for 47 years; Jan. 16.
Edward Wallace W’54, Lafayette Hill, Pa., retired regional representative for the American Stair Co.; Aug. 14. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and captain of the men’s golf team.
1955 | Dr. Warren E. Dodson D’55, West Liberty, Ohio, a retired dentist; July 3.
Mark L. Gushner W’55, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., retired co-owner of Boyd’s clothing store in Philadelphia; Jan. 29.
Leon J. Kazmierczak WG’55, Pittsburgh, Feb. 15. He had worked for Harbison-Walker Refractories.
William W. McDowell Jr. GAr’55, Philadelphia, a retired architect; Jan. 19.
1956 | Dr. Eugene J. Barrack D’56, Washington, N.J., a retired dentist; Oct. 7.
George F. Brasfield Jr. WG’56, Frederick, Md., a retired investment banker and broker at Alex. Brown & Sons; July 11, 2013.
Jane F. Dillon SW’56, Lexington, Ky., a retired social worker; Feb. 16.
Adrienne S. Ellis CW’56, Lafayette Hill, Pa., Jan. 4. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority and the women’s swimming and synchronized swimming teams.
Jerold A. Glick W’56, Lafayette Hill, Pa., Dec. 9. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Nu fraternity.
John A. Schaible III W’56, Moneta, Va., retired president of his family’s oil company in Springfield, N.J.; Jan. 5.
T. Heyward Simmons WG’56, Kingwood, Tex., retired chief accountant and controller of PPG Industries; Jan. 8.
Dr. John S. Strauss GM’56, Iowa City, professor emeritus of dermatology at the University of Iowa; July 28.
1957 | Dr. Brooke D. Fulford D’57 G’57, Allentown, Pa., a retired dentist for the local school district; Feb. 9.
Thomas W. Hoff C’57 G’59, Milford, Pa., former vice president of advertising and promotion for Roche Laboratories; Jan. 23. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s cross-country team.
Eric W. Johnson W’57, Hendersonville, N.C., a retired manufacturer’s representative who specialized in commercial exteriors and building products for architects; Oct. 6. At Penn, he played lacrosse, was president of Friars, treasurer of the Undergraduate Council, treasurer of Houston Hall, a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, and he was awarded the Spade. He was treasurer of the Class of 1957 Gift Committee. He and his wife had recently endowed the four Men’s Senior Honor Awards.
Ellen Speiser Katz GEd’57, Philadelphia, retired principal of the private Philadelphia School; Jan. 25. She had earlier been dean of students at Philadelphia High School for Girls.
Dr. David M. O’Hara Gr’57, Alfred, N.Y., professor emeritus of English and film at Alfred University; Dec. 27.
Lewis E. Weinstein WG’57, Essex, Conn., Jan. 1. He had worked for IBM.
Hon. Michael J. Wherry C’57 L’60, Greenville, Pa., a former senior judge who had been the first public defender for Mercer County; Jan. 29. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team.
1958 | Dr. Harrison M. Dickson M’58, Lancaster, Pa., a retired surgeon; Feb. 1.
1959 | Germano DiLeonardo GCE’59, Newtown Square, Pa., July 4.
Hon. Murray C. Goldman L’59, Philadelphia, a retired judge of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas who had served there for 24 years; Nov. 12. His son is Eric C. Goldman C’04.
Dr. William C. Marlatt V’59, Pittsboro, N.C., a retired veterinarian who had maintained a practice in Garner for 46 years; Jan. 8.
Joseph J. McGonigal C’59, Media, Pa., Dec. 3.
Dr. Nicholas G. Pituras D’59, Tenafly, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Manhattan for 50 years; Jan. 8.
Dr. Peter P. Ramko D’59, Salt Springs, Fla., a retired dentist; Oct. 12.
Adrienne H. Vosika Ed’59, Cape May Point, N.J, , a former court hearing officer in Philadelphia; Jan. 23.
1960 | Dr. David W. Aiken Sr. GM’60, New Orleans, a retired flight surgeon in the US Air Force; Dec. 20.
Dr. Kenneth A. Baer C’60, Miami, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who had maintained a practice for 40 years; Jan. 5.
William B. Eddison Jr. GCP’60, Cockeysville, Md., a retired Philadelphia city planner; Dec. 13.
Faith Jerome HUP’60, Cherry Hill, N.J., Dec. 22.
Howard M. Kaplan C’60, Teaneck, N.J., a retired attorney who had maintained a practice there for over 40 years and who had served as a state deputy attorney general; Sept. 10. He had served on the board of Temple Emeth. His daughters are Deborah Kaplan Falkow C’91 (whose husband is Howard M. Falkow WEv’89) and Sarah Kaplan G’00 Gr’08.
John William Milne EE’60, Sykesville, Md., Feb. 5. He had worked for the NSA.
Edward J. Molloy WG’60, Portland, Maine, July 6, 2014. He had worked in life insurance and real estate, then for LL Bean.
1961 | Mary Lavelle Baeurle Nu’61, Wilmington, Del., a retired nurse for the Chichester (Pa.) School District; Aug. 13.
Martin R. Birnby WG’61, Albany, N.Y., a retired metallurgist at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory; April 18, 2014.
Dr. Nicholas H. Fisfis V’61, McMurray, Pa., a retired veterinarian who had maintained a practice for 50 years; Jan. 2.
Willard H. J. Goeckler Ar’61, Glenside, Pa., retired director of environmental-remediation projects at GE; Jan. 21.
Jordan L. Gruzen GAr’61, New York, a prominent architect who designed many buildings in Manhattan and northern New Jersey; Jan. 27. His firm has won five national AIA design awards.
Dr. A. Stafford Metz Gr’61, Chevy Chase, Md., Jan. 28. He had worked for the federal Department of Education.
Peter B. Pakradooni W’61, Wynnewood, Pa., vice president at Smith-Edwards-Dunlap Co.; Feb. 4. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. He served as president of Penn’s Interfraternity Alumni Council from 1981 to 1996.
Dr. Paul A. Urffer M’61, Doylestown, Pa., a retired radiologist at Abington Memorial Hospital; Dec. 22. Three of his sons are David S. Urffer C’84, Jonathan Morrow Urffer EAS’86, and Dr. Peter H. Urffer C’87.
William A. Winneberger GEd’61, Ocean City, N.J., a retired swimming and gymnastics coach at Springfield (Pa.) High School; Feb. 10.
1962 | Horace D. Eskridge WEv’62, Henrico, Va., Jan. 24. He had worked for the Farm Bureau of Virginia.
Walter H. Maurer Gr’62 , Honolulu, professor emeritus of Sanskrit at the University of Hawaii; Aug. 21, 2007. He wrote a critical edition of the Sugamanvaya Vrtti (1965), Pinnacles of India’s Past: Selections From the Rigveda (1986), and The Sanskrit Language: An Introductory Grammar and Reader (1995). Until recent years, he spent summers and sabbatical leaves in the Sanskrit collections of the Penn Library; his last and unfinished project was translating selections from the Atharvaveda. In addition to Sanskrit and Pali, he had taught Arabic.
Edwin S. Moore III L’62, Philadelphia, an attorney; Dec. 23.
David H. Thompson G’62, Bethany, Conn., Feb. 16. A retired archaeologist who had taught at Quinnipiac College.
John P. A. Todd GAr’62, Ambler, Pa., a retired architect who had maintained a private practice for many years; Dec. 22.
1963 | Ronald G. Allshouse EE’63 WG’65, Portland, Maine, Jan. 4. He had recently worked for the US Postal Service. At Penn, he was a member of the football team.
Col. Keith A. Barlow G’63, Camden, S.C., Oct. 12. He had retired from the US Army.
1964 | Deborah M. Forrester M’64, Malibu, Calif., an associate professor of radiology at the University of Southern California, where she was director of its radiology residency program from 1979 to 2003; January.
Dr. George F. McFarland Gr’64, Canton, N.Y., retired professor of English at St. Lawrence University; Jan. 5.
David P. Milby GFA’64, Jenkintown, Pa., professor of integrative arts at Penn State University; Jan. 6.
Dr. George D. Murphy Gr’64, Philadelphia, a retired professor of English at Villanova University, who had taught there from 1954 to 2000; Dec. 22.
1965 | Dr. Harold S. Bressler D’65, Monroe, N.J. a retired dentist; Nov. 16, 2013. During the Vietnam War, he served as a captain in the US Army dental corps.
Florence H. Cohen GEd’65, Cherry Hill, N.J., a longtime civil-rights and community activist who was chief of staff, from 1980 to 1996, for her late husband, David Cohen Ed’34 L’37, when he served on the Philadelphia City Council; Jan. 10. In the 1970s, she taught at the Community College of Philadelphia and also served as project director of the Pennsylvania Program for Women and Girl Offenders. At 88, she vied to be the candidate in the special election to finish David’s term, after he died in 2005. In her later years, she created a chapter of Grannies for Peace in her retirement community. Three of her children are Hon. Mark B. Cohen C’70, Hon. Denis P. Cohen C’73, and Sherrie J. Cohen CW’75.
Dr. Ralph G. Fennell M’65, Parker, Colo., a retired flight surgeon at the pilot bases for several airports; Sept. 3. He had been a flight surgeon in the US Army for eight years. His wife is Star Fennell Nu’65.
Dr. Warren Greenberg G’65, Kensington, Md., Jan. 14.
Erik J. Hendricks C’65, Haverford, Pa., retiredexecutive director of the Pennsylvania SPCA; Jan. 30. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Elaine King W’65, Silver Spring, Md., a retired senior program officer for the Natural Academy of Sciences; Dec. 18.
Hugh McLennan WG’65, Exton, Pa., retired head of a commercial-property maintenance firm; Dec. 14. He also founded West Chester Cycle Center. He had served in the US Air Force.
Eleanor E. O’Donnell WG’65, Baltimore, a retired civil engineer; Nov. 7, 2013. She was part of the design team for SEPTA’s nine-mile extension to the Philadelphia airport.
William C. Whitlatch GCP’65, Worthington, Ohio, a retired civil-planning consultant; March 2, 2014. He coordinated the planning for Cleveland State University.
1966 | Joan M. Busko CW’66, Durham, N.C., retired director of career services at North Carolina State University; Dec. 24.
Richard H. Eckfeldt WG’66, Brooklyn, N.Y., Jan. 8. He was a career executive with Avon Products.
Nola Maddox Falcone WG’66, Hobe Sound, Fla., retired president and CEO of Evergreen Asset Management; Jan. 5. She was the first woman to receive an MBA from Wharton.
Dr. Betty Lacy Jones GrS’66, Salem, Va., Feb. 15. She had retired from Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice.
1967 | Jon A. Baughman L’67, Ft. Washington, Pa., a retired trial attorney and former chair of the law firm of Pepper Hamilton LLP in Philadelphia; Jan. 12. He had served in the US Army. One son is Michael Edward Baughman L’96, whose wife is Kelly Larsen Baughman C’98 GEd’99.
Kevin M. Carr C’67 WG’78, Gates Mills, Ohio, May 8, 2013. At Penn he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. His daughter is Barrett M. Carr C’00.
Anton V. Esposita SW’67, Baltimore, Jan. 13.
Martin Goldfine W’67, Colts Neck, N.J., a CPA and financial adviser; Dec. 8. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
1968 | Capt. Jeremy J. Nittle MtE’68, Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Feb. 7. He had retired from the US Navy after 20 years service. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and the men’s rowing team.
Susanne V. Nolde GEd’68, Wyndmoor, Pa., a retired teacher Chestnut Hill Academy; April 17, 2013.
1969 | Barton J. Griswold W’69, Allentown, Pa., retired controller of a wave-technology firm; Jan. 19. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity and the men’s swimming team.
Dr. Norma Bernstein Kahn G’69 GrEd’73, Gwynedd, Pa., retired assistant dean for advising at the College of Arts and Sciences; Nov. 4. Previously, she was supervisor of the University Reading/Study Improvement Service, specializations director for reading/writing/literature programs, and an adjunct associate professor at the Graduate School of Education. Her children are Emily Kahn-Freedman CGS’72 GEd’88 (whose husband is Dr. Noah D. Freedman CGS’84), Dr. Marcia K. Kaminker PT’76 (whose husband is Dr. Martin A. Kaminker C’75 D’79), and James T. Kahn L’86.
Bernard M. Mullaly WEv’69, Feasterville-Trevose, Pa., Sept. 1, 2013.
Isabel P. Yarnall WEv’69, Ellicott City, Md., Dec. 23. She had worked for the old Pennsylvania Railroad.
1970 | Rona L. Glasser CW’70, Sarasota, Fla., July 2. Her sister is Joyce E. Glasser CW’72.
Dr. Arthur J. Kennel GM’70, Rochester, Minn., retired assistant professor of cardiology and chair of community medicine at the Mayo Medical School; Dec. 12.
Michael N. Kreiger WG’70, Trumbull, Conn., retired founder of a bare copper-wire processing firm; Oct. 2. He recently joined the law firm of Shepro and Hawkins. His sister is Dr. Nancy J. Kreiger CW’72 and his brother is Arthur P. Kreiger C’77.
Audrey G. Lintner Nu’70, Haddon Heights, N.J., a retired nurse; Sept. 12.
1971 | Dr. Anthony DiPrimio G’71, Washington, N.J., retired dean of the School of Business Administration at Holy Family University in Philadelphia; April 25, 2014.
1972 | Margery K. Miller L’72, Philadelphia, a retired attorney; Dec. 6. She was the first woman partner at what is now Reed Smith LLP.
1973 | Dr. William C. Rabe D’73, New London, N.C., a retired oral surgeon; Feb. 6.
1974 | Dr. Andrew H. Bass Jr. GME’74 Gr’89 Houston, chair of HSI Networks, a broadband provider; Aug. 25. He had taught at Texas Southern University and had worked at GE and NASA. His wife is Freda Wilkerson Bass WG’73 and his daughter is Drew W. Bass C’06.
1975 | Charles P. Arena GAr’75, Tolchester, Md., Jan. 29. He founded and managed several consulting, construction, and real-estate services companies. He had taught Penn architecture students and at Wharton.
Babette C. Douglas PT’75, Wrentham, Mass., a physical therapist; Feb. 14.
Michael W. Fisher WG’75, Phoenix, Ariz., a CPA and financial planner; June 20, 2014.
Robert J. Griess WEv’75, Philadelphia, Nov. 22, 2013.
1976 | Dr. Bernard L. Butkiewicz C’76, Loyalsock, Pa., a retired radiologist; Dec. 25.
Dr. Albert E. Smith Jr. V’76, Charlottesville, Va., a retired veterinarian; Feb. 20.
1977 | John A. van Beuren GAr’77, Middletown, R.I., Dec. 23. He had retired after a career in private equity and investment management. He and his wife established the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, which has funded many projects and institutions in the state. He had served in counter-intelligence with the US Army. One daughter is Barbara van Beuren GAr’87.
1978 | Dr. David F. Mitchell V’78, Little Cooley, Pa., Jan. 12. He had worked in the poultry-vaccine division of American Cyanimid.
1979 | Frances Cauffman C’79, Wayne, Pa., former systems analyst for Provident Mutual Life Insurance; March 28, 2013. Her father is D. Hughes Cauffman Ar’40.
George M. Dorrance III WG’79, Villanova, Pa., a wealth manager with the RBS Dain Rauscher Corp.; Jan. 27.
1981 | Carol J. Midei GNu’81, Macungie, Pa., a nurse at the Ephrata Community Hospital; Jan. 16.
1983 | Walter L Hemphill G’83 G’85 G’07, Woodstown, N.J., Aug. 30, 2013.
Peter J. Natali WG’83, Boynton Beach, Fla., Jan. 25.
Vincent G. Quigley WEv’83, Annapolis, Md., Aug. 11.
Eric M. Vandercar EAS’83 W’83, New York, a senior managing director at Mesirow Financial; Feb. 4. He previously had worked at Morgan Stanley for 27 years. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.
1985 | Muscoe B. Martin Jr. GAr’85, Philadelphia, an architect specializing in sustainable design who founded M2 Architecture; Dec. 28. A fellow of the US Green Building Council, he helped establish the principles of LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification. He taught courses in ecological architecture and environmental systems at Penn Design for many years. His wife is Dr. Jennifer A. Pinto-Martin, director of Penn’s Center for Public Health Initiatives; one daughter is Emily G. Martin M’18.
Adrienne Sedgewick W’85, Washington, June 6, 2014.
1986 | Marc C. Krantz L’86, Cleveland, managing partner of the Kohrman Jackson & Krantz law firm; Dec. 28. His wife is Michele S. Krantz L’86.
Dr. Neil H. Merkatz C’86, Stuart, Fla., medical director of Sandy Pines Hospital; Jan. 3. A brother is Andrew P. Merkatz C’90.
1987 | Charles W. Schnerr W’87, West Chester, Pa., May 20, 2014. He had worked for the Vanguard Group. His wife is Marcela Rodriguez Schnerr C’88.
1988 | Dr. Roger P. Kenney GD’88, Franklin Park, Pa., a dentist; Feb. 21.
1993 | Rebecca Blouch GNu’93, Lebanon, Pa., Oct. 28. She had taught nursing at the Harrisburg Area Community College-Lebanon.
1997 | Sara A. Goldschneider C’97, Glenside, Pa., Jan. 14. Her husband is Bart J. Miltenberger CGS’97 and her parents are Gary Goldschneider C’59 G’65 and Antoinette Filanowska CW’70.
1998 | Timothy Dunning L’98, Omaha, Neb., Jan. 12.
2001 | Michael A. Mira GEx’01, Whitehouse Station, N.J., executive director of finance for AT&T; Jan. 15.
2002 | Dr. Kartik K. Patel C’02 W’02, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., a physician; Jan. 11.
2003 | Jason Teeple Gr’03, Morristown, N.J., Nov. 13. He had been a doctoral student at the University of Brighton, UK.
2004 | Karen T. Murphy CGS’04, Lansdowne, Pa., a retired administrator for Penn’s Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Jan. 8.
2006 | Melissa R. Caplan G’06, San Francisco, Jan. 1.
2007 | Carl Seligman CGS’07, Havertown, Pa., June 25, 2013.
2009 | Michael C. Evans SPP’09, Worcester, Mass., Dec. 27.
2014 | Zachary K. Seigel C’14, Jamison, Pa., Jan. 10. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s lightweight rowing team.
Faculty & Staff
Charles P. Arena. See Class of 1975.
Gerry Hurst Jr., Quito, Ecuador, emeritus professor of operations and information management at Wharton; Jan. 15. He came to Penn in 1969, and helped found the decision-sciences department, now the Department of Operations and Information Management; he became its first chair in 1975. He was director of the Executive MBA Program and Wharton’s first assistant dean for international affairs. Emeritus status was conferred on him in 1996. Later, he was president of a firm providing IT services for mortgage and banking that he had co-founded.
Dr. Norma Bernstein Kahn. See Class of 1969.
Dr. G. Clayton Kyle. See Class of 1947.
Muscoe B. Martin Jr. See Class of 1985.
Karen T. Murphy. See Class of 2004.
Dr. Donald V. Rhoads. See Class of 1954.
Dr. Richard D. Schafer, emeritus professor of mathematics at MIT who was a member of the Penn mathematics faculty, 1948-53; Dec. 28.
Dr. Robert M. Schwartzman. See Class of 1950.
Dr. David White, Narberth, Pa., emeritus professor and former chair of chemistry in the School of Arts & Sciences (from 1966 to 1979) and later director of Penn’s Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter; Jan. 30. He joined Penn in 1966 as professor and chair of chemistry. He had witnessed the first detonation of a hydrogen bomb in 1952. His children are Sharon M. White CW’71, Jacqueline White Kaplan MT’74 (whose husband is Dr. David G. Kaplan D’77), and Edward I. White C’78.