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1935

Elizabeth Shoemaker Cook Ed’35, Southampton, PA, a former teacher and bookkeeper; July 6, at 104. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority. One daughter is Carol Cook Curry Nu’63, and one granddaughter is Catherine Curry Edelsberg C’90.

1936

Florence E. Feder Ed’36, Boca Raton, FL, May 20, 2018, at 103.

1937

Warner M. Wells Jr. W’37, Greenwood, MS, a retired insurance executive; May 21, at 103.

1938

Bernice Sabel Beck Ed’38, Bala Cynwyd, PA, Aug. 23, 2016.

1939

Dr. Herman D. Rudnick C’39, Jenkintown, PA, a retired psychiatrist who maintained a practice in Philadelphia; Aug. 19, at 100. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. His wife is Lois K. Rudnick CW’55.

Stuart R. Trottmann Jr. C’39, Chesterfield, MO, a retired vice president of public relations at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company; Feb. 11. He served in the US Army during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

 

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1941

Spencer B. Downing W’41 WEv’48, Glen Mills, PA, a retired CPA; July 10. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Society.

Adelyn Ford-Coates DH’41, Sarasota, FL, May 14.

Winfield G. Knopf W’41, Concord, MA, a retired vice president of the New England Board of Higher Education and former associate dean at Harvard Business School; Oct. 20, 2016. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. His wife is Phyllis Craige Knopf Ed’49.

Charles H. Rosenberg W’41, Rockville, MD, a retired shoe company executive; March 26. He served as a pilot in the US Army Air Forces during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity and the fencing and lightweight rowing teams.

Edward M. Spector W’41 L’49, Gainesville, VA, a retired shoe company executive; April 11. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II, earning a Bronze Star.

Paul J. Wexler C’41, Bryn Mawr, PA, a retired financial economist; July 26. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity and the football and track teams. One daughter is Dr. Wendy Wexler Branton CW’70 GEd’73 Gr’82, and one sister is Leatrice Wexler Abraham Ed’49 GEd’66.

1942

Robert F. Dawson Ar’42, Dayton, OH, Dec. 28, 2016. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Abbott C. Roseman W’42 G’48 L’52, Silver Spring, MD, a former chief of the international and satellite communications division at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC); Sept. 22, 2017. He later worked as a consultant in the telecommunications industry. He served in the US Army Air Forces during World War II.

1943

David S. Alcorn ChE’43, York, PA, a retired executive in the chemical industry; May 2.

Eugene Z. Baker W’43, Springfield, MA, a retired furniture store owner; Aug. 15, 2017. His daughter was Carole Sara Baker (Solis-Cohen) C’79 GEd’83, who passed away on June 20 (see Class of 1979).

William L. Byrnes W’43, Naples, FL, a retired president and vice chairman of Fidelity Investments; July 21. He served in the US Army Corps during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the baseball and ice hockey teams. His son is Randall W. Byrnes C’69.

John J. Carbonaro C’43, Wynnewood, PA, March 10.

Richard W. Garlichs W’43, Seattle, a retired Episcopal priest; July 21. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Dr. Manuel Guzman-Acosta C’43, San Juan, Puerto Rico, a retired physician; March 13. At Penn, he was a member of the volleyball team. One brother is Dr. Carlos Guzman Acosta C’43 GM’50.

Dr. George L. Hoge C’43 M’46, Bakersfield, CA, retired head of the detox department at Denver General Hospital; Jan. 9, 2017. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the men’s track and cross country teams.

Irving C. Maghran Jr. W’43 L’49, Naples, FL, a retired attorney; July 27. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.

Dr. John H. Stunz Jr. C’43 M’46, Sterling Heights, MI, a retired medical director for General Motors; May 18.

1944

Alma Orlowitz Cohen FA’44, Philadelphia, June 24.

1945

Dr. Hilda H. Bailey M’45 GM’59, Salisbury, NC, a retired pediatrician; July 5.

Dr. Norman S. Berenson C’45, Media, PA, a retired physician; March 29. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. One granddaughter is Laura H. Berenson Nu’13 GNu’18.

Edith Griffiths Chisholm CW’45 WG’46, Providence, RI, a retired executive administrator at several big companies; Sept. 12, 2017. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and the women’s ice hockey team.

Dr. Richard R. Lieberman D’45, Delray Beach, FL, a retired dental surgeon; Aug. 1.

Helen Pancoe HUP’45, Palmerton, PA, a retired nurse; July 29.

Dr. Lillian Rachlin GM’45, Houston, a retired chief of surgery at the Veterans Administration and former surgeon in Philadelphia; Nov. 5, 2017.

Virginia Lee Snell HUP’45, Decatur, IL, a former nurse and owner of a gift shop; Aug. 5. She served in the US Army Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II.

1946

Eleanor Elizabeth Artz HUP’46, Fountain, PA, a retired nurse; Jan. 20.

Dr. Richard C. Ferguson D’46, West Caldwell, NJ, a retired dentist who maintained a practice for over 50 years; June 23. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. One daughter is Kim F. Snyder OT’74.

Virginia Greenlaw DH’46, Lakewood, CO, July 3, 2016.

Dr. Peter S. Pappas C’46 D’48, Ponte Vedra, FL, a retired dentist who maintained a practice for 43 years in Plainfield, NJ; July 19. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s tennis team.

Margaret Holland Poswistilo Ed’46 GEd’46, Easton, PA, a former teacher and attorney; Aug. 20, 2017.

Dr. Claude E. Stedman D’46, Rome, NY, a retired dentist; July 8. He served in the US Army during World War II.

1947

William D. Bain W’47, Spartanburg, SC, a retired chemical company executive; March 15. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

William H. Breeden W’47, Salem, OR, a retired insurance executive; Oct. 29, 2016. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and the men’s track team.

Dr. D. Walter Cohen C’47 D’50, Philadelphia, dean emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine; June 29. His career at Penn began in 1951 as an assistant instructor, before he ascended to the role of assistant professor and full professor in 1963, the same year he established the school’s department of periodontics. A nationally known investigator of periodontal disease, he was named associate dean and then dean in 1972, serving in the position until 1983. Under his leadership, Penn created the Executive Leadership Program for Women in Academic Medicine and Dentistry, with more than 700 women graduating from the program over a 16-year period. He later became president and chancellor of the Medical College of Pennsylvania, as well as chancellor emeritus of the Drexel University College of Medicine. For many years, he also maintained a dental practice in Center City Philadelphia. As a student at Penn, he was a member of the men’s tennis team. Two daughters are Dr. Joanne L. Cohen-Katz C’79 and Jane Cohen Millner CW’74 GEd’75.

Welton G. Farrar Ed’47 GEd’48, Dallas, PA, professor emeritus of economics at Wilkes University; Aug. 15. He served in the US Navy during World War II.

Dr. Thomas W. Gerrity W’47, Dunmore, PA, a retired professor of education at the University of Scranton; June 29.

Helen Weiss Goodman CW’47, Chapel Hill, NC, a retired real estate agent and former schoolteacher; April 10. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.

Doris Fisher McMillan DH’47, Reading, PA, a retired dental hygienist; May 14.

Elinor Silvert Panzer CW’47, Media, PA, June 20. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority and the women’s basketball team. Her sons are Dr. Peter B. Panzer C’70 and Dr. Scott M. Panzer C’81, and one daughter is Dr. Patt E. Panzer C’78.

Henry “Hank” Lenington Ryer W’47, Glens Falls, PA, retired president of Ryder Associates; Jan 19, 2016. He served in the US Army during World War II and fought in the Battle of the Bulge, earning a Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Combat Infantry Badge. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and played on the golf team.

1948

Catherine Gallagher Barone L’48, Washington, a retired attorney who maintained a practice for 65 years; Aug. 23. Her son is Anthony G. Barone W’83.

Aldo M. Caporale EE’48, Langhorne, PA, a retired electrical engineer and professor of engineering technology at the Community College of Philadelphia; May 18.

Maxwell Gordon Gr’48, New York, a retired pharmaceutical executive; Jan. 3. He served in the US Navy during World War II.

Rita Menduke Heller CW’48, Philadelphia, Jan. 1. Her husband is Aaron Heller C’48 G’49.

Sheldon G. Leibow C’48, Tallahassee, FL, a retired pediatrician who maintained a practice in Woodbridge, NJ; May 14.

Laura Bossert Proctor HUP’48, West Chester, PA, a retired nurse; July 22.

Jay C. Sands C’48, Villanova, PA, retired owner of a gift shop; June 5. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Francis J. Schemel C’48, Washington, a retired Jesuit priest and teacher; Aug. 4.

Shirley Stroup CW’48, Carmel, IN, a former nurse and manager in her husband’s medical practice; July 4. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. Her husband was Dr. Paul E. Stroup C’49, who passed away on Sept. 4, 2016 (See Class of 1949).

George E. Tannehill WG’48, Sewickley, PA, a retired comptroller at the chemical and materials company Koppers; July 11. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II, earning several decorations and citations.

1949

Diana Harbage Baker CW’49, Charlotte, NC, July 31. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Hugh Myron Bullard EE’49 GEE’56, Newtown Square, PA, a retired employee of Mitre, a nonprofit organization that manages federally funded research and development centers supporting US government agencies; Aug. 15. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.

Martin Forman W’49, Philadelphia, May 31.

Margaret Greene Haines CW’49, Allentown, PA, a retired school psychologist; July 11. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

William R. Halberstadt W’49, Blue Bell, PA, a retired food broker and former diamond jeweler; May 23. He served in the US Army during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity.

Martin Landes Jr. C’49, Philadelphia, Oct. 26, 2017. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity.

Harvey D. McClure L’49, Erie, PA, a retired attorney; July 28. He served in the US Army during World War II, receiving a Bronze Star, and in the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Benjamin B. Mitchell WEv’49, Wilmington, DE, a retired CPA manager for DuPont; July 23.

Harold E. Newpher ME’49, Carson City, NV, a retired FBI agent; June 30. He served in the US Marine Corps during World War II.

Joseph S. Rambo Jr. W’49, Nashville, a retired US Air Force colonel; June 5.

Dr. Paul E. Stroup C’49, Pembroke Pines, FL, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist in the Philadelphia area; Sept. 4, 2016. He served in the US Navy during World War II and the US Army during the Korean War. His wife was Shirley Stroup CW’48, who passed away on July 4. (See Class of 1948.)

Stanton L. Triester C’49 L’52, Bryn Mawr, PA, a retired real estate lawyer; June 26. At Penn, he was an editor of the Law Review. His wife is Sonia Cohen Triester SW’55, and his son is David E. Triester II CGS’83.

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1950

David Harold Dievler W’50, Tinton Falls, NJ, an accountant and investment management executive; Jan. 18, 2016. His son is James Dievler C’81, and one daughter is Elise Donovan C’84.

Dr. William P. Dohoney D’50, Carlisle, PA, a retired dentist; May 2. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Herman Dorfman W’50, Bethesda, MD, May 28. He worked for the federal government in industrial relations/human resources and also played piano professionally. He served in the US Navy during World War II.

Dr. Ralph D. Fleming D’50, Washington, a retired dentist; March 30, 2017.

Carl J. Giuranna Ed’50, Souderton, PA, a retired teacher and coach; April 8. He coached baseball at North Penn High School for 27 years and at West Chester University for 11 years, earning a place in the college’s hall of fame. At Penn, he was a member of the baseball and soccer teams, and he went on to play professional baseball in the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox farm systems.

Charles H. Grine C’50, Sigel, PA, a retired oil executive who worked in global markets; July 26. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Harold J. Grossman GM’50, North York, Ontario, a retired surgical consultant; Nov. 15, 2016.

Edward A. Honcharski WEv’50, Medina, OH, a retired computer programmer for General Electric; May 24, 2017. He served in the US Army during World War II, earning a Purple Heart.

Theodore M. Hurewitz W’50, Marlton, NJ, April 29.

Dr. David H. Li WG’50, Silver Spring, MD, a college professor, researcher in accounting information systems, and author who published several textbooks on electronic data processing; July 12. His son is Philip Clark Li C’82 WG’86, and his daughter is Leslie Catherine Li G’89 WG’89.

A. James Reichley C’50, Rockville, MD, a retired political author, editor, and journalist; July 1. He served as a domestic policy assistant to President Ford and was a senior fellow at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute. His daughter is Susan Mary Watanabe C’87.

Frances Seidman G’50 GrEd’53, Philadelphia, a retired psychologist; Oct. 7, 2017.

Ann Parkhurst Swett SW’50, Concord, NH, a retired social worker for New Hampshire’s department of health and human services; July 25.

William H. Willing Jr. W’50, York, PA, a retired plant manager for a hoists and crane company; June 16. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s soccer team and Friars senior society and was president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. His daughters are Diane Willing Hellekson CW’73 and Linda F. Willing C’76.

Nathan Zeller W’50, Peabody, MA, a retired filmmaker and editor; July 14. He served in the US Army during World War II.

Dr. Eric A. Zetterberg Jr. D’50, Bryn Mawr, PA, a retired dentist and orthodontist; Jan. 10.

1951

Donald W. Belcher C’51, Rising Sun, MD, a retired Episcopal priest serving in Montana; June 22. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and the men’s fencing team.

Marilyn Krewson Edenborn CW’51, Wyndmoor, PA, a retired special education teacher; July 20. Her husband is Harry M. Edenborn C’49.

Norma Ehrhardt Fling Ed’51, Audubon, PA, a former schoolteacher; May 15. Her husband is Richard T. Fling ME’54.

Herbert A. Freedman W’51, Delray Beach, FL, an owner of a plumbing supply company; Feb. 2.

Paul R. Hertel Jr. W’51, Philadelphia, a retired insurance executive; Jan. 6. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the men’s swimming team. One son is Paul R. Hertel III W’88.

Sheldon Wilson Jones SW’51, Spring, TX, a retired family counselor; Jan. 16.

Douglas S. Kaufman W’51, Wernersville, PA, a retired president of Crystal Cave Park, a natural attraction near Kutztown, PA; July 2. He served in the US Army during World War II and the Korean War, receiving the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Alexander J. Kay Jr. WG’51, Richmond, VA, a retired director of operations support at Philip Morris; July 25.

William MacIndoe Jr. WEv’51 W’56, Lake Wylie, SC, a retired textile sales manager; Aug. 24. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Edward A. McInroy GEd’51, Livingston, NJ, a retired teacher, coach, and athletic director; July 20.

Dr. Kenneth W. Miller D’51, Wyomissing, PA, a retired dentist; Jan. 18. He served in the US Army during World War II.

Dr. William E. Rasberry D’51, Burlington, NC, a retired dentist; Aug. 20.

John C. Rodgers W’51, Blue Bell, PA, Feb. 13.

Robert H. Tripler WG’51, Cape Elizabeth, ME, a retired high school business teacher; July 25. He served in the US Navy during World War II.

Alfred Waber W’51, Philadelphia, a retired real estate builder; July 27. He renovated a historic factory at 23rd and Arch Streets into a residential apartment building, which he managed for many years. His daughter is Lizabeth Waber Raynes C’88.

Bernice N. Weisman CW’51, Cincinnati, Oct. 11, 2017.

Robert F. Williams WG’51, Pawling, NY, a retired manager for the Collegiate Church Corporation; July 31. He served in the US Army during World War II.

Steven A. Winkelman W’51, Bethesda, MD, a retired attorney and law professor at Georgetown University; July 5. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity and the men’s tennis team.

1952

Dr. Robert M. Ayres Jr. WG’52, Austin, TX, a retired investment banking executive and former president of Sewanee: University of the South; June 19. He served in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean War.

Dr. Arthur M. Dannenberg Jr. Gr’52, Baltimore, a retired professor at Johns Hopkins University, specializing in environmental health sciences, epidemiology, molecular microbiology, immunology, and pathology; June 15. One daughter is Dr. Arlene D. Bowes D’77, and one brother is James L. Dannenberg D’48.

Eugene A. Denison W’52, Hertford, NC, a former owner of a women’s apparel store; Aug. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity.

Dr. Arthur M. Gitlin C’52 D’59, Punta Gorda, FL, a retired dentist; July 8.

Dr. Joseph Gorelick D’52, East Norwich, NY, a retired dentist; Dec. 6, 2017.

Goncer M. Krestal W’52 L’57, Philadelphia, a retirement plan administrator for the law firm Blank Rome; May 1. His grandson is Matthew A. Glanzberg C’18.

John C. McCombs W’52, Newtown Square, PA, a retired commercial real estate appraiser; Aug. 21. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the Sphinx Senior Society.

Ernest W. Nowack EE’52, Northport, NY, a retired electrical engineer; June 26. He served in the US Navy during World War II. One son is Kenneth E. Nowack C’77.

William J. Purcell G’52 L’54, Carbondale, PA, a retired attorney and political science professor; May 14.

Dr. Nicholas G. Samaras D’52, Atkinson, NH, a retired dentist; Aug. 19. He served in the US Army during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Omega fraternity.

Thomas Sharpe Jr. WEv’52, Ocala, FL, instructor at Rutgers University; April 23. He served in the US Army during World War II.

1953

Dr. Peter M. Bauland C’53 Gr’64, Ann Arbor, MI, professor emeritus of English language and literature at the University of Michigan; June 11.

Catherine Bryan Brown WG’53, West Orange, NY, June 23. Her son is Matthew B. Brown W’89.

Stuart Brown C’53, Pittsburgh, a retired journalist and radio broadcaster for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WPXI; Aug. 5. He authored the book A Man Named Tony: The True Story of the Yablonski Murders (1976).

Armand M. Checker Ed’53 GEd’58, Rockville, MD, March 16. One daughter is Dr. Melissa Checker C’90.

James A. Giordano G’53, Doylestown, PA, a retired English teacher at Abington High School; Aug. 3. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Lucinda Wanner Kasperson WG’53, Naples, FL, a former head of a computer consulting business; July 2.

Dr. Salvatore J. Lucchesi D’53, Vineland, NJ, a retired dentist; Dec. 18. He served in the US Army during World War II. One son is Dr. Joseph J. Lucchesi.

Donald S. Marder Ar’53 GAr’76, Lansdale, PA, a retired architect; Aug. 10. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.

James William Middleton W’53, Baltimore, a retired bank president and investment banker; July 4. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity. One daughter is Holly M. Tamisiea C’87, whose husband is John Patrick Tamisiea L’90.

Thomas S. Morgan W’53, Carmel, CA, a retired insurance salesman; Sept. 20, 2017. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and Friars.

Robert C. Neubauer GEd’53, Whitehall, PA, a retired high school principal; July 6. He served in the US Navy during World War II.

Paul T. O’Brien W’53, North Haven, CT, a retired labor relations management employee for Southern New England Telephone Company; June 12. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. His wife is Carol Reynolds O’Brien DH’53, his sons are Dr. Kevin T. O’Brien C’79 D’83 and Kyle P. O’Brien EAS’86, and two daughters are Kimberly O. Mihalsky DH’81 and Karen O’Brien Miller ChE’81.

Calvin Kerr Prine L’53, Granville, OH, a retired development officer for Ohio State University and Denison University; Oct. 18, 2017.

Alice Bomberger Savastio HUP’53, Lemoyne, PA a former nursing instructor; July 12.

Alan E. Schweizer W’53, Hockessin, DE, a retired insurance executive for Rohm and Haas; April 5. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Harry J. Woll GrE’53, Madison, WI, a retired engineer and executive at RCA; July 25.

1954

Sidney A. Adair WG’54, Palm Springs, CA, a retired attorney specializing in probate and estate law; March 16.

Dr. David D. Beiler GM’54, Riverside, PA, a retired radiologist; June 8.

George T. Falshaw W’54, Loudon, TN, a retired sales manager; May 29. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity.

Robert H. Hagan W’54, Fort Lauderdale, FL, a retired executive at Merrill Lynch; June 20. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.

Joseph T. Kelly Jr. GEE’54, East Windsor, NJ, a retired engineer with Atlantic City Electric; June 3.

Gayla K. McDowell CW’54, Orange, CA, a retired college librarian; June 25.

William L. Nikel WG’54, West Caldwell, NJ, a retired market research executive; March 1.

Joseph R. Poland WG’54, Fountain Hills, AZ, a retired CPA; April 20, 2017.

Leo “Ronnie” Reponen W’54, Phillipston, MA, a retired insurance executive; June 30. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.

Dr. Herbert G. Saunders D’54, Queensbury, NY, a retired dentist; April 19.

Sanford L. Schniebolk C’54, Great Neck, NY, Aug. 7. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Alpha fraternity. His wife is Sonia Brandt Schniebolk Ed’60, and one daughter is Beth M. Schniebolk C’84.

Eleanor Severa Steen OT’54, Moose Lake, MN, a retired occupational therapist; June 13.

Dale R. Updegraff W’54, Camp Hill, PA, a retired medical executive; July 11. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity.

1955

Jean Binch NEd’55, Santa Fe, TN, a retired nurse; Oct. 28, 2016.

Dr. Sandra G. Featherman CW’55 G’78 Gr’78, Highland Beach, FL, a former president of the University of New England and recognized leader in the field of osteopathic medicine; April 26.

Carolyn Parsons Fraser SW’55, Baltimore, a former social worker; July 1.

William N. Gilleland W’55, Pittsburgh, a retired banking executive; Aug. 21. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity.

Ivan C. McLean CCC’55, Newport News, VA, a retired US Coast Guard commander; Aug. 19. He served in the US Navy during World War II, earning eight battle stars.

Dr. Rodney J. Minner D’55, New Philadelphia, PA, a retired dentist; June 2.

Lois Broadbent Prince Nu’55, Bowie, MD, a retired nurse; April 22, 2017.

Kathryn Connor Shaffer CW’55, Plymouth, MN, a former psychotherapist; Aug. 26. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Philip Shandler C’55, Hollywood, FL, a retired journalist and cantor; June 23. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s soccer team. His son is Marc L. Shandler C’82.

Edward Swirsky WEv’55, Margate City, NJ, a retired manager at Prudential Insurance; Aug. 1. One daughter is Helene A. Swirsky-Hulse C’85, whose husband is Walter S. Hulse W’86. One granddaughter is Amanda M. Hulse C’17.

Maurice Weiner W’55, Haymarket, VA, a retired financial executive; Nov. 15, 2016.

1956

Joseph E. Berger WG’56, Aiken, SC, professor emeritus of business administration and economics at Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY; Jan. 6, 2017.

Dr. Luther W. Brady GM’56, Philadelphia, a radiation oncologist; July 13.

James S. Clark GMT’56, Glen Mills, PA, April 12, 2017.

Dr. Charles D. Cobau M’56 GM’60, Toledo, OH, a retired oncologist; July 5.

Bette Friedman Holender FA’56, New York, an artist; July 14.

Raymond J. McCormick Jr. WG’56, Berwyn, PA, a retired food distribution executive; April 16.

Paul McGonigle WG’56, East Windsor, NJ, Aug. 6.

Robert A. Natiello WG’56, Sedona, AZ, a retired advertising executive; July 3. He later worked as an author and television producer for a real estate series.

Charles H. Nicholas WEv’56, Newtown Square, PA, a retired analyst for the US Navy Shipyard in Philadelphia; July 13. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

James J. Orlow W’56, Ardmore, PA, a retired immigration lawyer who was a partner in various Philadelphia law firms for 57 years; Aug. 23. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and the lightweight rowing team. His wife is Eva Katz Orlow GEd’82, and one son is Daniel K. Orlow G’92.

Jane Williamson Schoeniger Ed’56, Philadelphia, a piano teacher; Oct. 30. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and Sphinx Senior Society.

Mary Suggs Whiteman Ed’56, Strafford, PA, June 9. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

1957

Joyce Allen Del Gallo Ed’57, Pittsfield, MA, July 7.

Bruce H. Donald W’57, Peoria, AZ, a retired English teacher and guidance counselor in Haverford, PA; June 28. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Dr. George A. Elliott G’57, Hudsonville, MI, a retired veterinary pathologist; June 16. He served in the US Navy during World War II.

Dr. Robert J. Gumnit M’57, Orono, MN, retired president of MINCEP Epilepsy Care and a pioneer of modern comprehensive epilepsy care; Oct. 15, 2017.

Philip S. Harvey WG’57, Chadds Ford, PA, retired president of a furnishings company; June 7.

George M. Johnson WG’57, Euclid, OH, a retired banking executive; June 23.

Frank D. Levi Jr. C’57, Short Hills, NJ, an artist and web designer; July 7. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity.

R. Parker Mahoney W’57, Kelseyville, CA, a retired real estate executive; May 1. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Robert A. Perkins WG’57, Saint Michaels, MD, a retired automobile executive; July 30.

Joanne Stuffo Procell FA’57, Hartsdale, NY, a musician and piano teacher; April 11.

Martin F. Varley C’57, Somers, NY, a real estate broker; June 21.

1958

Thomas W. Albert SW’58, Glen Burnie, MD, a retired social worker for the Maryland Department of Health; March 15.

Allen W. Beach WEv’58 W’60, Hesston, KS, a retired pastor; Feb. 24.

Robert E. Berry G’58, Los Altos Hills, CA, a retired executive in the aerospace industry; July 23.

Dr. Charles M. Hassell M’58, Greensboro, NC, a retired pathologist; June 15.

Francis X. Healy Jr. G’58, Warrington, NJ, a retired economic and housing director at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development; March 20. He also taught economics at La Salle and Penn.

Anne Kenna HUP’58, Austin, TX, a retired nurse practitioner; June 15.

George L. Lindemann W’58, Palm Beach, FL, a retired entrepreneur and former CEO of Southern Union, a pipeline company; June 20. Ranked on Forbes’ world billionaire list with a net worth of over $3 billion, he also owned 19 Spanish-language radio stations and founded Metro Mobile, a cell phone company he sold for $2.5 billion to Bell Atlantic in 1991.

Arlington Bliss McCrum Jr. WG’58, Livingston, MT, a retired finance executive and founding partner of venture capital firm Euclid Partners; July 6.

Louis Rothman W’58, Merion, PA, Jan. 8.

Dr. Preston L. Smith D’58, Harwich, MA, a retired dentist; Aug. 19.

1959

John F. Bogusz GEE’59, Sun City Center, FL, a retired electrical engineer; June 16. He served in the US Army during World War II.

Robert C. Bowe G’59, Gloucester City, NJ, a retired physics professor at Saint Joseph’s University; March 1, 2017.

John J. Christman IV WG’59, Fremont, CA, Dec. 17.

John T. Collister C’59, Warren, OH, a retired operations manager at Pan America World Airways; Aug. 9. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Richard P. Devlin WG’59, Lowell, MA, a retired product line manager for Digital Equipment Corporation; Dec. 12, 2017.

James E. Foster Jr. WEv’59, Audubon, PA, a retired supervisor at PECO; July 3. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

William H. Law Jr. WG’59, Gulf Breeze, FL, a retired public administrator; May 15.

Dr. Steven J. Munzer ChE’59, Melrose Park, PA, March 19, 2017.

Patricia Piersol Pacinelli Nu’59, Lancaster, PA, a retired nurse; May 15.

Dr. Leon D. Prockop M’59, Tampa, FL, a retired neurologist and chair of the University of South Florida’s department of neurology; June 28. He began his career as an assistant professor at Penn. One brother is Dr. Darwin J. Prockop M’56.

David G. Schlosser C’59, Rochester, NY, founder of HealthSettings Network, a healthcare development company; Jan. 26, 2016. He served in the US Navy as a lieutenant commander. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Si fraternity. His daughter is Carey Dougherty C’91.

Dr. Jack C. Schmitt GD’59, Brentwood, TN, a retired oral surgeon; May 6.

Irving T. Schwartz W’59, El Paso, TX, March 16. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.

Thomas A. Todd GAr’59 GCP’59, Plymouth, MA, a retired architect who maintained a practice in Philadelphia; June 14.

Doris E. Yocum CGS’59 Gr’78, New Milford, CT, professor emeritus of philosophy at Western Connecticut State University; July 7.

 

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1960

Michael L. Albert W’60, Omaha, NE, a former food broker, professional bridge player, and local politician; Aug. 21. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and Friars. One son is David Weil Albert C’92 W’92 WG’98, and one granddaughter is Sara W. Albert C’22.

Thomas Briggs Gr’60, Oklahoma City, OK, a retired professor of biochemistry at the University of Oklahoma; March 20. He ran more than 110 marathons, including at least one on every continent.

Henry John Fischer WEv’60, Menomonee Falls, WI, a retired purchasing director for the Continental Can Company; July 13.

Herbert R. Jellander W’60, Thousand Oaks, CA, a retired pilot for Continental Airlines; June 5. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

Dr. George W. Kunkel M’60 GM’64, Harrisburg, PA, a rheumatologist; July 31.

Laurence K. Langham WEv’60, Valley Forge, PA, March 24.

Paul W. Moog W’60, West Chester, PA, a career federal employee of the US Defense Department with the National Security Agency; June 23. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. His wife is Velda Jerrehian Moog CW’62.

Mary Jane Bibber Orr CW’60, West Paris, ME, a retired therapist; March 13.

Edward V. Wandersee WG’60, West Grove, PA, a retired marketing manager for DuPont; Aug. 27.

Frank E. Wilson III C’60, The Woodlands, TX, a retired HVAC salesman for Honeywell International and former football coach; June 29. At Penn, he was a member of the football, track and rowing teams, as well as Friars Senior Society.

1961

William M. Adams WG’61, Colfax, NC, a retired sales and marketing executive at IBM; July 7.

Evangeline R. Coeyman Nu’61, Solitude, UT, a retired nurse; Aug. 6, 2016. She served in the US Army Nurse Corps during World War II. One daughter is Barbara A. Coeyman G’77.

Edward C. Dever III C’61 ASC’62, Washington, DC, May 21.

Dr. Samuel A. Ferguson Gr’61, Modesto, CA, a former scientist and educator; Feb. 11, 2017.

Dr. Marvin F. Goldstein GM’61, Kansas City, MO, a retired ophthalmologist; July 3. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.

Dr. Tommy B. Griffin M’61, Spartanburg, SC, a retired dermatologist; Jan. 1. He served in the US Army Medical Corps during the Vietnam War.

George E. Lawrence Jr. W’61, Elkton, MD, a retired cost accounting supervisor for General Motors; June 22.

Peter F. Malloy W’61, Amelia Island, FL, a retired reinsurance executive; May 3. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Nancy Harter Maxwell Ed’61, Blackfoot, ID, a retired child welfare social worker; June 9.

Richard N. McKinney C’61, Souderton, PA, April 27. He worked in social services and in education program development and management, and also volunteered as a docent at the Penn Museum.

Frank R. Saia WG’61, Longmeadow, MA, a retired attorney; April 10.

Edward W. Sterling SW’61, Bolton, MA, a retired social worker; Oct. 18.

Ramie Thompson EE’61 GEE’68, Rydal, PA, an applied physicist and expert in the safety of explosives and pyrotechnics; Jan. 19, 2016. He served in the US Air Force. One daughter is Jennifer Fisk CGS’84.

1962

Dr. Dean O. Burroughs M’62, La Selva Beach, CA, a retired pediatrician; July 31. One daughter is Dr. Beth Burroughs Abidi M’92, whose husband is Dr. Nicholas A. Abidi M’90.

Theodore C. Kuchler Jr. GME’62, Atlantic Beach, FL, a retired engineer; Jan. 18.

John H. McConnell C’62, Southbury, CT, a retired attorney; July 16. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the men’s lacrosse and swimming teams.

Rachel Preiss McCulloch CW’62, Lexington, MA, professor emerita of economics at Brandeis University; June 18, 2016. Her sister is Linda Preiss Rothschild CW’66.

Dr. Rade M. Pejic C’62, Michigan City, IN, a retired surgeon; Aug. 6.

Virgil La Penta GEd’62, Galloway, NJ, a retired high school math teacher; Jan. 3.

Thomas A. Quirk Jr. WG’62, Ashburn, VA, a retired executive for NRECA International, which brings electricity to developing nations around the world; Jan. 4.

Leigh S. Ratiner L’62, Reno, NV, an attorney; April 16.

Diane Serber GAr’62, Kinderhook, NY, a retired architect; June 10.

1963

John S. Arnold C’63, Del Mar, CA, a retired architect; July 17.

Lee M. Donovan C’63, Okatie, SC, a former banker, real estate developer, and commercial realtor; Nov. 17, 2017. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Joseph R. Ingersoll C’63 WG’65, Philadelphia, a retired sales executive for Concept Systems, a national firm that specializes in automating businesses; June 22. He previously served as a department store manager with Federated Stores, the current owner of Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and was a pioneer in local sustainable farming. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity and the men’s lacrosse team. His wife is Gretchen H. Ingersoll CW’65.

Paul A. Kalacznik WEv’63, North Wales, PA, a retired accounting and purchasing executive; Feb. 27, at 101.

Ronald G. Kane W’63, Rockville, MD, a retired attorney; Feb. 17, 2017. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Lambda Phi fraternity and the men’s soccer team.

Ronald Clay Kephart III C’63, Missoula, MT, a theologist; June 13.

Mary L. Leinneweber CW’63, Sandia, TX, Jan. 28.

William C. Lessig WEv’63, Naples, FL, a retired auto dealer and former commercial lender; Dec. 19.

J. Stiles Patton C’63, Ambler, PA, July 7. He worked at FJ Stokes Company and Fernwood Cemetery.

Dr. Carl G. Royer V’63, Roan Mountain, TN, a retired veterinarian who maintained a practice for over 50 years; April 27.

Steven A. Schatten W’63, Bethesda, MD, a former federal prosecutor for the US Attorney’s Office in Manhattan and an attorney for the US Department of Energy; March 5. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Rho fraternity.

David H. Shepard ASC’63, Medford, OR, a film preservationist who restored and packaged forgotten films for the consumer market; Jan. 31, 2017.

1964

Doris Beifeld Chorney CW’64, Philadelphia, April 28. Her husband is Eldon M. Chorney WG’62, and her brother is Martin P. Beifeld Jr. C’70.

Fred Hornbacher WG’64, Newport Beach, CA, a retired businessman who owned several companies; April 18, 2017.

Dr. Frederick Meiselman D’64, Elizabeth, NJ, an oral surgeon; Aug. 12. Two grandsons are Alexandre B. Boulet C’18 and Charles F. Boulet C’20.

Raymond W. Nackoney C’64, Lake Villa, IL, a retired associate professor of environmental science at Loyola University Chicago; April 19.

Janice Boyce Rowe SW’64, Munster, IN, a retired school social worker; April 3.

Dr. Herbert F. Schryver Gr’64, Ithaca, NY, professor emeritus of veterinary pathology at Cornell University; June 26.

Leon W. Silverman L’64, Elkins Park, PA, a retired attorney; July 25. His daughter is Allison S. Lapat C’91.

Edward J. Weiss C’64, Broomall, PA, an attorney; Jan. 14. His wife is Deborah Lazaroff Weiss CW’67, and one brother is Irwin B. Weiss W’76.

Dr. Steven A. Weiss D’64 , Corrales, NM, a retired dental director for the Indian Health Service, an agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services; May 17.

1965

Lawrence S. Allen C’65, Miami, an attorney who maintained a practice for nearly 50 years; June 9. At Penn, he was a member of the track and cross country teams.

Robert A. W. Boraks W’65, Rockville, MD, a retired attorney; May 17. He was an accomplished trial lawyer for several firms, after previously working for the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.

William G. Cuff W’65, Scituate, MA, a former computer salesman for IBM; Jan. 28. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Mary Cummins-Smith CW’65, Flagstaff, AZ, a lactation consultant; June 6. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. One sister is Rosalie Cummins Shelton CW’63.

Dr. Alan “Lanny” Gartenberg D’65, Jackson, NJ, a retired dentist; June 24. One daughter is Jill Gartenberg Jaclin C’92.

Dean E. Grant C’65, Elk Grove Village, IL, retired CEO of Alexian Brothers Health System, a network of hospitals and senior care facilities; May 10. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

William J. Lithgow WG’65, Rensselaer, NY, a retired employee of the US Army Corps of Engineers; June 30. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.

Ronald S. McGurn WG’65, Sunset Beach, NC, a retired human resources corporate vice president at AlliedSignal (now Honeywell International); June 8.

Robert L. Weill W’65, Toronto, April 3.

1966

Kenneth R. Aalto C’66, Trinidad, CA, a professor of geology at Humboldt State University; June 15.

Dr. Herbert Brilliant GD’66, Chester, NJ, a dentist; June 16.

Roger R. Conant WG’66, Melbourne Beach, FL, an investment management executive; May 31.

Dr. William H. Erb Jr. M’66 GM’73, Rose Valley, PA, a former surgeon at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Perelman School of Medicine instructor; July 24. He joined the Penn faculty as an assistant instructor of medical surgery in 1967, became a full instructor in 1973 and later a clinical associate, which he remained until 1998. A philanthropist, he supported Penn’s William H. Erb Scholarship Fund for deserving students. Outside of Penn, he served as chair of the surgery department at Taylor Hospital. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. One granddaughter is Dr. Marie Reohr Whiteside M’87, a nephew is Dr. Ernie L. Prudente EAS’89, and a brother-in-law is Ernest J. Prudente Ed’51 GEd’62.

Arthur B. Jacobs L’66, Monterey, CA, a retired tax attorney; July 14.

John C. Koenig ChE’66 GCh’69, Estes Park, CO, a retired chemical engineer for Gulf Oil; June 27. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.

Hugh H. MacPherson WG’66, Glenwood Springs, CO, a retired financial analyst; Aug. 21. He ran 100 marathons, including one in every state, and 500-mile races.

Thomas E. Sanford WG’66, Long Beach, CA, a former marketing executive and house builder; March 5.

David S. Slovic GAr’66, Philadelphia, a retired architect; July 23.

1967

George B. Bialor W’67, Brooklyn, NY, Jan. 4.

Dr. Wolfgang-Martin Boerner GrE’67, Northbrook, IL, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago; May 25.

Margot A. Jeffer Nu’67, Clyde, NC, a nurse practitioner for child psychology; June 21.

Thomas F. Lantry WG’67, Washington, a former electrical engineer for the US Public Health Service; May 5, 2017.

Michael R. Lawrence W’67, Chestertown, MD, a retired builder and designer; June 10. He served in the US Army Corps of Engineers during the Vietnam War.

Dr. Edward A. Mizrahi W’67, Jacksonville, FL, a retired allergist and immunologist; June 28. His brother is Jack D. Mizrahi W’70, and his sister is Janice M. Glassman CW’76.

Dr. Morris Tobin C’67 M’61, Paris, TX, a retired nephrologist; June 18. His twin brother is Dr. Stuart Tobin C’67.

Joanne Ochman Weinberg CW’67, Potomac, MD, a retired math professor at Prince George’s Community College; May 18. At Penn, she was a member of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority.

Dr. Richard F. Wierman PT’67, Hanover, PA, a retired owner of a rehabilitative services center; July 31.

1968

William R. Biers Gr’68, Columbia, MO, professor emeritus of classical archaeology at the University of Missouri; April 12.

John Hughes Blake W’68, Coral Gables, FL, an insurance executive who founded and ran the company Hemispheric Reinsurance Group; July 8.

Donna D. Huckins Nu’68, Dover, FL, a retired nurse for the US Air Force; July 5.

Fred C. Schaschl WG’68, Bloomington, MN, April 28.

Lucy E. Stetter GNu’68, Pitman, NJ, a retired professor and head of the nursing department at Gloucester County College; July 1. She previously was a coordinator of Penn’s nursing program.

Ronald V. Villafranco WG’68, Arlington, VA, a retired lieutenant colonel for the US Air Force and program analyst for the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission; March 2, 2017. He served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Dr. Paul E. Wehr Gr’68, Boulder, CO, an environmental activist and teacher; Nov. 18, 2017.

1969

Dr. James T. Cavanaugh Jr. V’69, Cambridge, MA, a veterinarian; Sept. 8, 2017.

Anthony M. Demark GEE’69, Deptford, NJ, an electrical engineer; Feb. 14.

Jean Gallt Fisher OT’69, Kingston, NH, an occupational therapist for adults suffering from mental illness; June 6.

Joseph R. Gibney WEv’69, Plymouth, MN, a computer executive; July 22.

Clifford B. LePage L’69, Wyomissing, PA, a retired attorney; June 8.

Antonietta R. Mastrocola CW’69, Bala Cynwyd, PA, a retired executive at GlaxoSmithKline; Feb. 10.

Robert L. Simon Gr’69, Clinton, NY, a philosophy professor at Hamilton College; May 31.

 

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1970

Robert B. Cooper C’70, Lancaster, PA, a real estate executive; July 8. At Penn, he was a member of the football team and Kappa Sigma fraternity.

William R. Dillof C’70, Tyringham, MA, a musician and former attorney; June 25. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity. His son is Thomas R. Dillof C’00 EAS’00, and his daughter is Emily Dillof C’96.

Larry J. Humphrey GEE’70, Mount Laurel, NJ, a retired electrical engineer for Lockheed Martin; Aug. 9. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.

Judith Weisz Matasar G’70, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Dec. 24. Her husband is Dr. Kenneth W. Matasar GM’72.

1971

Elisabeth P. Brown CGS’71, Seattle, July 6.

Sonia Becker Woldow CGS’71 G’80 GEd’80, Lafayette Hill, PA, Oct. 19, 2017.

Faris L. Worthington GEng’71 WG’73, Wilmington, DE, a retired analyst for DuPont; Feb. 1.

1972

Dr. Sydney L. Cousin GCP’72, Columbia, MD, a superintendent for Howard County public schools; Aug. 17.

Patricia L. Harris DH’72, Trevor, WI, Sept. 23, 2017.

Cornelius “Con” Hogan Jr. WG’72, Plainfield, VT, a public policy maker who led the Vermont Agency of Human Services and Corrections Department; Aug. 26.

Jane E. Marcus GEd’72, Menlo Park, CA, a retired information technology employee at Stanford University; Nov. 24, 2017.

Norman Jules Pressman GEE’72 Gr’76, Wilmette, IL, president of a private equity investment firm; Sept. 16, 2017.

Dr. Theodore Anton Sande Gr’72, Cleveland, a retired architect, educator, and historical preservationist; Aug. 11.

Roberta Helmer Stalberg CW’72, Buckeye, AZ, a bestselling author; May 21. Writing under the pen name of Christina Skye, she authored more than 30 novels, many in the romance genre. At Penn, she was a member of the women’s lacrosse team. Her husband is Dr. Christopher Stalberg C’70, and her son is Christian B. MacDonald C’08.

Libro G. Taglianetti Jr. C’72, Newtown Square, PA, an attorney; July 26. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Dr. Donald B. Thornton M’72, Port Huron, MI, a retired pulmonologist; Dec. 10, 2017.

Dr. David B. Zander M’72, Owego, NY, a physician; July 23.

1973

Dr. Harvey E. Bernstein M’73, St. James, NY, a pediatrician; April 6.

Susan M. Cohen Nu’73, Pittsburgh, a professor of health promotion and development at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing; June 12.

Dr. Robert Merrill Cohn GM’73, Ardmore, PA, emeritus associate professor CE of pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; July 10. He was hired by Penn as an assistant professor of pediatrics at CHOP, where he served as a member of the division of metabolism. He became an associate professor in 1981, before retiring in 2003. He wrote several books on the biochemical basis of metabolic diseases and was the recipient of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Basic Science Teaching in 1990.

Kevin A. Gritzke C’73, St. Louis, a marketing manager; Aug. 3. At Penn, he was a member of the heavyweight rowing team.

David M. Manson PT’73, Homer, AK, a hospital rehab director; April 25.

Felix D. Rappaport C’73, New London, CT, president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino; June 18. He previously worked in gaming and hospitality in Atlantic City, Pennsylvania, and Las Vegas, where he became vice president of hotel operations of the Mirage, before arriving at Foxwoods in Connecticut in 2014.

Michael F. Rieser WG’73, Madison, WI, March 29.

George F. Vary L’73, Washington, DC, a retired attorney and executive director of the American Zinc Association; June 22.

1974

John Feitig PT’74, Lebanon, PA, a retired physical therapist; May 10.

1975

Julie Debra Carson CW’75, Guilford, CT, a personnel benefits consultant for the advisory firm Towers Watson; Jan. 20.

Linda Solomon Goins CW’75, White, GA, Jan. 22, 2017.

Stephen W. Kidd WG’75, Gilbert, AZ, an accountant for the US Department of Veteran Affairs; April 9.

Dr. Dong Myung Kwak GM’75, Watchung, NJ, a retired physician; May 5.

Harold B. Leabman C’75, West Hartford, CT, a retired partner in the consulting firm Risk and Performance Management; June 20.

Sara Rose Mullens CW’75, West Palm Beach, FL, a lawyer; Nov. 30, 2017. Her husband is Jeffrey I. Mullens C’69 WG’71, and her son is Andrew H. Mullens C’04.

Barbara S. Rothschild G’75, Cherry Hill, NJ, a reporter and op-ed editor for the Courier-Post newspaper; July 12.

Jeanne Heisler Selva Nu’75 GNu’78, Hockessin, DE, a former nursing director and hospice nurse; Aug. 19.

Linda J. Solomon CW’75, White, GA, Jan. 22, 2017. Her brother is Sidney C. Solomon C’78.

Peter F. von Kaufmann WG’75, Berkeley Heights, NJ, a Citibank executive; March 14.

1976

Dr. Stephen E. Feuer D’76, Schenectady, NY, a dentist; July 8.

John H. Grose GrW’76, Tampa, FL, a retired consultant; June 6.

Dr. Richard H. Lewis D’76, Little Rock, AR, a retired dentist; July 10.

1977

Dr. Charles Goodwin Gr’77, Los Angeles, professor emeritus of applied linguistics at UCLA; March 31. His wife is Dr. Marjorie H. Goodwin Gr’78.

Andrew T. Jacobyansky C’77, East Hampton, NY, a retired investment banker; April 26, 2017.

1978

Melvin B. Neisner Jr. W’78, Killington, VT, an attorney; Aug. 12.

Dr. James E. Simpson Jr. V’78, Philadelphia, a veterinarian and owner of the Main Street Animal Clinic in Manayunk since its inception in 1984; March 28.

1979

Carole Sara Baker (Solis-Cohen) C’79 GEd’83, New York, a reading and learning specialist; June 20. She previously worked in finance, advertising, and publishing. At Penn, she was captain of the women’s squash team. Her husband is David H. Solis-Cohen III C’78 WG’72, and one daughter is Hanna Faye Solis-Cohen GEd’20. Her father was Eugene Z. Baker W’43, who passed away on Aug. 15, 2017 (see Class of 1943).

Angelo A. Greco WEv’79, Drums, PA, owner of Doc Bakers Farmulations, a health food store in Doylestown; May 6.

Zynowij Kwit G’79, Blacksburg, VA, Nov. 28, 2016.

Catherine Lewis WEv’79, Haddonfield, NJ, Dec. 25, 2017.

Paul R. Ray GEE’79, Tabernacle, NJ, a retired defense systems engineer for Lockheed Martin; March 12, 2017.

 

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1980

Dr. Kathleen L. Boldy V’80, Los Angeles, a veterinarian; May 29. Her daughter is Mary Kelly Morrison W’21.

Laura Kassner Christa L’80, Los Angeles, an attorney who championed the advancement of women and girls; Aug. 1. One son is Peter K. Jackson L’16.

David S. Deming WEv’80, Erdenheim, PA, a retired real estate agent; April 16. His brother is George E. Deming G’66.

Michael S. Turner CE’80, Lancaster, PA, a former civil engineer and real estate agent; June 30. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.

1981

Dr. Deborah S. Roberts V’81, Landenberg, PA, a veterinarian and founder of Nonantum Veterinary Clinic; June 20.

Betsy Borst Stanton GEd’81, Bryn Mawr, PA, a retired elementary school reading specialist; July 12. Her husband is Veron Stanton Jr. L’60, and one grandson is Graham B. Stanton C’16.

1982

Henry D. Martin Gr’82, Coppell, TX, a retired insurance executive; Feb. 1, 2017.

Dr. Robert W. Phillips D’82, San Diego, a dentist; July 24.

Barbara J. Sucidlo CGS’82, West Palm Beach, FL, Jan. 11.

Dr. J. Daniel White Jr. Gr’82, Matthews, NC, a professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; June 12.

1983

Susan J. Findley GEE’83, Chesterfield, MO, Sept. 13.

1985

Louann Tronsberg Deihle C’85 W’85, Sewickley, PA, a treasurer at chemicals company Koppers; June 11. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. Her sister is Kathryn L. Tronsberg C’84.

Mary G. DiNubile GEd’85, Philadelphia, a retired school principal; July 19. Her husband is Victor J. DiNubile Jr. C’60, and one daughter is Suzanne D. DiNubile C’90.

1986

Joan “Penny” Colgan-Davis GEd’86, Philadelphia, a school principal known for her innovative education techniques; June 19.

1987

Julie J. Brubaker GNu’87, Grand Rapids, MI, a retired nurse practitioner; Aug. 1.

1989

Adrian Cronauer L’89, Troutville, VA, a retired lawyer who handled prisoner-of-war issues for the US Pentagon; July 18. He served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War, where his Armed Forces Radio show inspired the character played by Robin Williams in the film Good Morning, Vietnam.

Myra J. Griffith SW’89, Langhorne, PA, a social worker; July 30.

Richard C. Shollenberger Jr. L’89, Chicago, an attorney; May 7.

 

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1990

Paul J. Cienki WG’90, Morristown, NJ, a former aerospace company executive; July 16.

Joe Heaps Nelson C’90, Des Moines, IA, an artist and art handler in New York City; April 16.

Andrew S. Porter WG’90, New York, a financial services executive; May 30.

Anne Megan Sedlock C’90, East Greenwich, RI, a clinician and nurse practitioner; Aug. 22.

Gregory Lew Sharrow Gr’90, Pittsford, VT, a former co-executive director at the Vermont Folklife Center; April 2.

1991

Robert B. Harman WG’91, Rehoboth Beach, DE, a retired accounting executive; April 26. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.

Sharon R. Rudnicki CGS’91 GGS’93, Wynnewood, PA, an English teacher at Agnes Irwin School; Aug. 2.

1993

Susan Marie Croge CGS’93, Penn Yan, NY, June 18.

Robert Douglas Lynn GEng’93, Haddonfield, NJ, a lead engineer at Lockheed Martin; June 6.

1994

Margot Elaine Levin WG’94, New York, a management consultant; Aug. 26. She was an ambassador for her Wharton class.

1997

Damon B. Clemow C’97 WG’04, Darien, CT, a managing director in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Aug. 3. His father is Brian Clemow L’69, and his brother is Dr. Justin B. Clemow C’02.

David Crandall Jaros WG’97, Sydney, Australia, a marketing executive; May 31.

Helaine Welsh Leitzell C’97, Philadelphia, June 28. At Penn, she was a member of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority. Her husband is Stephen Leitzell C’96 L’99.

Rebecca Johnson Vail WG’97, Winchester, MA, a founding partner and former CEO of Millstreet Capital Management in Boston; July 17.

1999

Dr. Ellen E. Fitzgibbon V’99, Philadelphia, a veterinarian at VCA Old Marple Veterinary Hospital in Springfield, PA; June 8.

Dr. Jeremy Gold G’99 GrW’00, New York, a pension actuary; July 6.

Craig L. Tucker G’99, West Chester, PA, July 20.

 

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2001

Rahsaan R. Clayton SW’01, Jonesboro, GA, Sept. 30, 2017.

Henri Tetrault C’01 CGS’01, Northampton, MA, a manager of a law firm; July 21. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity.

2004

Darlene Berchin GEd’04, Manheim, PA, a high school biology teacher; Feb. 15.

2007

Nancy Tobias Jurnovoy CGS’07, Bala Cynwyd, PA, March 24.

2009

Matthew D. Miller GrEd’09, Indianapolis, headmaster of Park Tudor School; Jan. 23, 2016.

 

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2012

Brendan B. Lafferty LPS’12, Philadelphia, a director at a digital marketing agency and a musician; Aug. 4.

Christopher Oosterhuis WG’12, Boston, a financial analyst studying interest rate volatility at hedge fund firm Convexity Capital; June 29.

Alexander Sonnenberg WG’12, Houston, a private equity investor; June 20. As a former US Navy SEAL, he was also an avid skydiver, BASE jumper, and wingsuit operator.

Dr. Richard Whittington Gr’12, Media, PA, emeritus professor of radiation oncology in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine; June 29. He arrived at Penn in 1985 as a lecturer of radiation oncology at HUP and was promoted to assistant, then associate, and then a full professor in 2002. He retired in 2010 and earned his master’s in bioethics and clinical ethics mediation from Penn two years later. He also served as chief of radiation oncology at the Philadelphia VA Hospital and director of palliative care at Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

2013

Jeffrey A. Greenberg C’13, Weston, MA, a data analyst for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston; Sept. 24, 2017. His parents are Lawrence D. Greenberg W’85 WG’86 and Beth Geller Greenberg W’85.

2015

Kenneth Bisson Jr. C’15, Brooklyn, OH, a data coordinator at Case Western University; June 28. At Penn, he worked as a laboratory technician.

Alison E. Slosburg C’15, Omaha, NE, June 28. She received a master’s in Anatomy at University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and had completed her first year of medical school there. At Penn, she was a member of the women’s rowing team and Sigma Delta Tau sorority. Her father is D. David Slosburg W’74, and her brothers are Joseph J. Slosburg W’14 and Max B. Slosburg W’19.

2018

Vance Patrick GrS’18, Mays Landing, NJ, a doctoral student in the School of Social Policy and Practice; June 19. While attending Penn from 2013 to 2016, he taught two classes in the master of social work program, American Racismand Understanding Social Change: Issues of Race and Gender. He previously worked as a social worker with the New Jersey Department of Children and Families.

2019

Kristina Krull GEd’19, Concord, NH, a fellow in the Boarding School Teaching Residency (BSTR) program at Penn’s Graduate School of Education; July 21. She was a teaching assistant in the chemistry department at St. Paul’s School in Concord as part of her master’s degree program at Penn GSE.

 

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Faculty & Staff

Lawrence David Brown, Bryn Mawr, PA, the Miers Busch Professor of Statistics at Wharton; Feb. 21. After teaching at UC Berkeley, Cornell, and Rutgers, he came to Penn in 1994, supervising many PhD students and receiving the Provost’s Award for Distinguished PhD Teaching and Mentoring in 2011. Known for pathbreaking work in statistical decision theory and nonparametric function estimation, he published five books and more than 170 journal articles. His wife is Dr. Linda H. Zhao Hon’02, one daughter is Yiwen Zhao W’13, and one son is Franklin L. Brown C’16.

Dr. Robert M. Campbell Jr., Gladwyne, PA, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at CHOP, founder and director of CHOP’s Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome (CTIS), and Perelman School of Medicine professor of orthopedic surgery; July 29. Best known for inventing the VEPTR (Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib) device, which is used to treat rare diseases of the spine and chest wall through surgical expansion of the chest and correction of spinal deformity without inhibiting children’s growth, he joined CHOP in 2009 to expand the VEPTR program. He also founded CTIS when he came to CHOP, assembling an interdisciplinary team to evaluate complex spine and chest wall deformity patients and provide growth-sparing surgical care. He taught at PSOM as a clinician-educator beginning in 2011.

Dr. D. Walter Cohen. See Class of 1947.

Dr. Robert Merrill Cohn. See Class of 1973.

Dr. Harold L. Dibble Hon’91, Philadelphia, an archeologist and a professor of anthropology; June 10. He arrived at Penn as a lecturer in 1982 and was hired as an assistant professor in the anthropology department three years later, before becoming an associate professor in 1990 and a full professor in 1995. He also served as the curator-in-charge of European archaeology at the Penn Museum and as the deputy director of curatorial affairs. Studying the origins and evolution of human culture and cognition in the Near East, North Africa, and Western Europe during the Paleolithic era, he made several technological innovations in his field and led an excavation in which the skeleton of the “world’s oldest child” dating back 108,000 years was discovered. One son is William F. Dibble C’04 CGS’07.

Mike Duroe , Maria, IA, a former assistant wrestling coach at Penn; July 6. He coached on Roger Reina C’84 WEv’05’s staff for the 2001–02 and 2002–03 seasons, helping the Quakers win the 2002 Ivy League title. He went on to serve as the head wrestling coach at Cornell College in Iowa.

Dr. Peter G. Earle, Newtown Square, PA, professor emeritus of Romance languages; June 6. He came to Penn in 1963, focusing on Spanish-American literature of the 19th and 20th centuries. He served on various committees at the University and became a professor in the College of General Studies (now the College of Liberal and Professional Studies) in 1991, earning emeritus status in 1993.

Dr. Robert Engman , Haverford, PA, a sculptor and professor emeritus of fine arts; July 4. After serving as the director of Yale’s sculpture program, he came to Penn in the mid-1960s, serving as cochair of the department of fine arts and chair of the graduate studies program in sculpture, a position he held until his retirement in 1992. His best-known sculpture is Triune, a 20-foot-tall creation that was installed across from City Hall in Center City Philadelphia in 1975. In 1967, he collaborated with Penn students on the creation of The Peace Symbol, which stands 13 feet tall in front of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Other sculptures of his can be found inside the main lobby of Vagelos Labs, in Miller Plaza at HUP, and in the backyard of Penn’s President’s House. He served in the US Navy during World War II. His wife is Dr. Nancy Lee Porter Gr’94, and three daughters are Kerstin L. Engman GFA’90, Bevin L. Engman GFA’94, and Kelsey Engman GEd’18 GEd’19.

Dr. William H. Erb Jr. See Class of 1966.

John Upman Farley Hon’91, Hanover, NH, former director of Wharton’s Lauder Institute and professor emeritus of marketing; April 30. He served as director of the Lauder Institute from 1990 to 1994 and was a marketing professor from 1991 to 1995. An international marketing expert, he previously taught at Dartmouth and Columbia.

Nicholas L. Gianopulos, Gladwyne, PA, a retired structural engineer and lecturer in Penn’s architecture program; July 21. He helped found the premier Philadelphia structural engineering firm Keast & Hood and collaborated on the design of Wharton’s Vance Hall and one of the wings of the Penn Museum. He lectured in architectural engineering and architecture at Penn from 1963 to 1997. He served in the US Army during World War II, earning a Purple Heart. His wife is Antoinette Manos Gianopulos CW’48.

Kristina Krull . See Class of 2019.

Vance Patrick. See Class of 2018.

Wesley Smith, Roxborough, PA, professor emeritus of classical studies; June 23. He joined the Penn faculty as an assistant professor in 1961 and was later promoted to associate professor and then professor, retiring in 1996. An expert on Greek and Roman literature, he authored The Hippocratic Tradition (1979). He was appointed University ombudsman in 1986. His daughter is Moon E. Smith C’84 Nu’84 GNu’89, and his son is Anthony Q. Smith C’99 GCP’01.

Seymour Toll, Trevose, PA, a retired attorney and former Penn Law instructor; June 5. He taught trial advocacy at Penn from 1978 to 1986. He served in the US Army during World War II, earning a Purple Heart and Combat Infantryman’s Badge after getting injured during the Battle of the Bulge.

Thomas Waldman, Philadelphia, a former staff member at the School of Arts and Sciences and adjunct associate professor in the department of history; July 1. A distinguished medieval scholar specializing in 12th-century France, he began his Penn career in 1971 as a bibliographer of rare books and manuscripts and an adjunct associate professor of history. Four years later, he joined the staff of Development and Alumni Relations, raising money as the director of corporate and foundation relations for the School of Arts and Sciences, a position from which he retired in 2007. His brother is Ronald B. Waldman W’49.

Dr. Barton A. Weitz, Wynnewood, PA, a former associate director in marketing at Wharton; June 30. He joined Penn in 1982 as an associate director in marketing and an associate professor, before leaving in 1985 for the University of Florida, becoming one of the most distinguished marketing professors in the world.

Dr. Richard Whittington. See Class of 2012.

 

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