Hon. Leo Yanoff C’30, Maplewood, N.J., a superior-court judge in Essex County who was, at his retirement in 1999, the state’s longest sitting judge; July 16. During World War II he served in the US Army.
Charles P. Sherman WEv’33, Chevy Chase, Md., July 1.
Henry M. Chance II CE’34 Hon’83, Kennett Square, Pa., a former president and chair of United Engineers and Constructors in Philadelphia, who was a longtime Trustee of the University; July 27. At Penn he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity, the Compass and Chain Society, and the Varsity Club. Athletically, he was involved in lightweight football, lightweight rowing, and lacrosse. He was named Engineer of the Year by the Engineers Week Committee in 1964. Henry Chance joined the Trustees that year, and served on its investment board, and audit and budget-finance committees. He was accorded emeritus status in 1982 and designated an honorary trustee in 2001. Interested in the early Middle East and pre-Columbian cultures, he also served on the Penn Museum’s overseers board for over 20 years, beginning in 1976, and was later granted emeritus status. He was a member of the Loren Eisely Society and the Society of Arts and Sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences. He was also a member of the overseers board of the Moore School of Electrical Engineering, the chemistry committee, and the computer-center committee. Henry Chance received the Alumni Award of Merit and an honorary degree from Penn in 1983. He was also elected to the Gallery of Distinguished Alumni. His Penn heritage began with his grandfather, a member of the Class of 1874, and his father, Edwin M. Chance, who graduated in 1907 and also served as a trustee. Henry and his surviving brother, Britton Chance Ch’35 Gr’40 Hon’85, an emeritus professor of biochemistry and biophysics, established a professorship in biochemistry and biophysics at the School of Medicine in honor of their father. Henry Chance’s sons are Dr. Edwin M. Chance II C’61, James M. Chance G’75, Dr. Mark R. Chance Gr’86, and Steven K. Chance L’73, whose daughter is Anna C. Slack C’94 Nu’03.
Dr. John R. Tobey C’36 M’40 GM’48, Maplewood, N.J., July 21.
Frank P. Witmer Jr. ME’36, Prospect Park, Pa., a retired engineer who designed large power plants worldwide for Kuljian Corp. of Philadelphia; April 4. At Penn he lettered in lightweight crew.
Wilson F. Hunt WG’37, Valley Park, Mo., June 22.
Ruth F. Kalb G’37, New York, July 4. She was 102 years old.
John D. Samter EE’38, Gwynedd, Pa., Sept. 8, 2009.
Dr. Morton I. Silverman M’38 GM’50, Bethlehem, Pa., a retired physician and cardiologist; July 18. During World War II he was a captain in the US Army Medical Branch in Europe.
Marvin Weiner W’38, Boca Raton, Fla., a retired hotelier; June 25. He served on the overseers board of what is now Penn’s Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. He completed its set of the printed, 16th-century Bomberg Rabbinic Bible. As agent for the Class of 1938, he helped raise funds for its gift towards the rebuilding of Locust Walk.
Dr. William H. Wright V’39, Chesapeake City, Md., a retired veterinarian who had specialized in racehorses; July 10.
Fayette Bardon Binns CW’40, Nashville, Tenn., a retired teacher in the Fairfax County (Va.) School District; Aug. 15, 2009. At Penn she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Marie Hoyle Reeder Ed’40 GEd’41, Gwynedd, Pa., Feb. 12. She had worked for Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Joseph T. Battersby Jr. W’41, Gettysburg, Pa., a retired art-insurance manager for the Chubb Group; Jan. 20. During World War II he was a meteorologist with the US Army Air Corps in North Africa and the Persian Gulf.
Louis C. Bosetti W’41, Potomac, Md., a retired intelligence officer with the CIA; Aug. 9. During World War II he served with the US Army in North Africa and Europe, attaining the rank of major; he was recalled to active duty for the Korean War and retired as a colonel in 1979.
Frances B. Dumoff Farris Mu’41, Pennsville, N.J., retired co-owner of a department store; March 30.
Dr. Harold D. Fink D’41, Boca Raton, Fla., a retired endodontist who had maintained practices in New York and White Plains; Jan. 24. He served in the US Army Dental Corps, 1941-45.
Ruth Nadal Forrester Ed’41 GEd’42, Winter Haven, Fla., a retired school teacher; July 5, 2008.
Richard R. Gasser WEF’41, West Reading, Pa., a retired accountant and comptroller for what is now the Cabot Corp.; June 25. During World War II he served with the US 8th Air Force in England.
Dr. Victor Glasser D’41, Princeton, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Great Neck, N.Y.; Aug. 10. During World War II he served with the US Army Dental Corps in the Pacific.
Jerome H. Gordon W’41, Pittsboro, N.C., retired president of an advertising agency in New York; July 9. During World War II he was a pilot with the US Marine Corps in the Pacific, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Eugene C. Harper W’41, Scottsdale, Ariz., Dec. 19, 2007.
Harry F. Houdeshel Jr. Ed’41, Bloomington, Ind., emeritus professor of flute at Indiana University; Jan. 4, 2007. During World War II he played in the US Navy Band and Symphony Orchestra.
Leon Lee H. Robinson C’41, Roseville, Calif., Oct. 27, 2009. During World War II he was a pilot in the US Navy.
Morrie R. Yohai W’41, Kings Point, N.Y., creator of the snack food Cheez Doodles; July 27. As the proprietor of Old London Foods, he developed the snack in the 1950s; after Borden acquired the company in 1965, he became senior vice president of its snack-food division. In the 1970s he was associate dean of the business school at the New York Institute of Technology. He had served as a pilot during World War II. His son is Robert J. Yohai W’71.
John F. Alexick WEv’42, Bon Air, Va., retired assistant director of administrative services at Lynchburg Training School; July 20.
Haidie Enss Stover DH’42, Souderton, Pa., a retired dental hygienist, who helped establish dental clinics for Mennonite and Hispanic communities in Souderton and Philadelphia; July 20, 2002.
Dr. William S. Corak ChE’43, Annapolis, Md., a retired senior advisory scientist for Westinghouse Corp.; June 1.
Noyes E. Leech C’43 L’48, Philadelphia, emeritus professor of law at the University; July 1. After earning his law degree, he became an associate at Dechert, Price & Rhoads. He began as an instructor at the law school in 1949, becoming a full professor in 1958, and was appointed the Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law in 1978. For a year before his retirement in 1986, he was the William A. Schnader Professor of Law. During the 1959-60 academic year he chaired the faculty senate. Professor Leech, along with former law dean Robert Mundheim, established the Journal of International Economic Law in 1978. He co-wrote the third edition of The International Legal System (1988), and served as general editor (1978-86) of the Journal of Comparative Business & Capital Market Law. During World War II he was a staff sergeant with the 619th US Army Air Force Band. His brother is William David Leech C’44 G’46, and his daughters are Katharine L. Leech C’79 and Gwyneth M. Leech C’81.
Dr. Ralph B. Weil D’43, Wynnewood, Pa., a retired dentist; April 22, 2009.
Dr. Edward A. Carbrey C’44 V’45, Ames, Iowa, retired director of diagnostic virology at the National Animal Disease Center; June 27. He was a prize-winning breeder of Abyssinian cats.
Ralph J. Coughlan Jr. W’44, Wilmington, Del., May 31. At Penn he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. During World War II he served in the US Army, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Ruth Fegley CW’44, Lutherville, Md., a retired an employee counselor for the Social Securities Administration; May 27.
Dr. David M. Hopkins C’44 V’48, Upper Black Eddy, Pa., a retired veterinarian, who had maintained a practice in Doylestown; Feb. 11. During World War II he served as an operating-room nurse in the 138th evacuation hospital in Europe.
Dr. John J. Laskas Sr. M’45 GM’49, Middletown, Pa., a retired dermatologist and a clinical professor of dermatology at HUP for many years; July 6. He was a former chief of the medical staff at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland.
1946Dr. Claire E. Gilbride Fox CW’46 Gr’66, Doylestown, Pa., a retired history teacher at Arcadia University; 2010. She also had taught on the history of veterinary medicine at Penn.
Francis J. Rainer W’46, Indianapolis, former head of an accounting firm in Newtown Square, Pa.; June 21. During World War II he served in the US Navy.
Evelyn L. Thornton Welburn CCC’46 G’81, Harleysville, Pa., a retired social work supervisor for several local public and private agencies; Aug. 7.
Theodore U. Brommer GEd’47, Mohnton, Pa., a retired high-school principal; July 2.
Bert S. Brown C’47, Altamonte Springs, Fla., Aug. 17. A lifelong activist in B’nai B’rith International, he served on its board and was a trustee of its pension fund. He was a retired lieutenant commander in the US Naval Reserves.
Earl H. McCarty WEv’47, Glenside, Pa., retired traffic manager for Southern Pacific Railroad; July 17.
Jean Morett McCracken CW’47, Coatesville, Pa., a retired merchandiser for Hooks Drugs, Inc.; July 26.
June M. Jorgenson Trout NTS’47, Mt. Laurel, N.J., a retired operating-room nurse for orthopedics and neurosurgery at HUP.
Rodman W. Chamberlain Jr. W’48, Suches, Ga., a retired manufacturer’s representative; Feb. 10. During World War II he was a lieutenant in the US Navy.
Jerome J. Dougherty Jr. W’48, Hellertown, Pa., retired co-owner of a furniture store in Berlin, N.J.; May 18. Having served as a pilot in the US Navy during World War II, he remained in the Reserves until 1963.
Dr. Rocko M. Fasanella GM’48, Scituate, Mass., retired head of ophthalmology at Yale University; Feb. 10, 2009.
Robert P. Frankel L’48, Jenkintown, Pa., retired partner, who specialized in trusts and estates, with the law firm of Fox, Rothschild, O’Brien & Frankel; July 9. He had served on the board of the Jewish Publication Society and on the board of Abington Memorial Hospital for many years.
Charles A. Gillis C’48, Pittsboro, N.C., retired director of compensation and benefits for Lever Brothers Co. in New York; April 12. His wife is Pauline Martin Gillis CW’49.
Alexander T. Lange W’49, Indianapolis, retired head of a financial-sector training company; July 12. During World War II he was a P-51 pilot in the US Army Air Force, attaining the rank of lieutenant.
Nancy Love CW’49, New York, a former magazine editor and owner of a literary agency; July 10.
Capt. Manly C. Osborne GEE’49, Sunnyvale, Calif., a retired captain in the US Navy; Jan. 16, 2009. During World War II he served in the Pacific aboard the carriers USS Saratoga and Lexington. During the Korean War he commanded the destroyer USS Twining. He was awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
Dr. Charles H.P. Westfall M’49, Lombard, Ill., a former chair of obstetrics-gynecology at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital; June 21.
Dr. William K. Brendle GM’50, Havre de Grace, Md., retired chief of staff and chief of surgery at Harford Memorial Hospital; Feb. 4.
M. Alan Sickles W’50, Dresher, Pa., retired head of his family’s specialty-advertsing company; July 4. At Penn he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity.
Jerry L. Thomas W’50, Rocky River, Ohio, retired life-insurance broker; July 5. During World War II he served in the 89th Infantry Division of the US Army and was awarded two Bronze Stars.
Dr. Mary C. McNeal Wood M’50 GM’53, Montclair, N.J., retired anesthesiologist at Mountside Hospital; July 10. Her husband is Dr. Francis A. Wood GM’56.
Dr. Jack P. Baine D’51, Hartford, Conn., a retired dentist; Nov. 15, 2009. He served with the US Army during the Korean War.
Beverlee Kane Goldberg CW’51, Short Hills, N.J., June 21. At Penn she was president of her sorority, Delta Phi Epsilon.
Alvin E. Granite L’51, Woodbury, N.J., a former municipal judge and county prosecutor; July 14.
Paul L. Hertenstein WG’51, Ocala, Fla., a retired managing partner, in Singapore, of the old Arthur Young financial firm; April 15.
Lester T. Hundt Jr. C’51, Newtown Square, Pa., May 27, 2009. For many years he had worked Penn’s trusts department. He was hunt secretary of the Radnor Hunt Club for over 40 years. His brother is George S. Hundt C’52.
Dr. Harry H. Kretzler Jr. M’51 GM’55, Seattle, a retired orthopedic surgeon; July 5.
John E. Pearce WEv’51, Cherry Hill, N.J., June 26.
William E. Besuden WG’52, Naples, Fla., retired deputy director of the International City and County Management Association in Washington; July 6.
Dr. Marvin Bressler Gr’52, Arlington, Mass., the Roger Williams Straus Professor Emeritus of Social Sciences at Princeton University; July 7.
Dr. Alfonso E. Estefan GD’52, Longwood, Fla., retired chief oral surgeon for the Rochester (N.Y.) Psychiatric Hospital; Nov. 28, 2009.
Virginia P. Flaherty CW’52, Daisy, Md., Aug. 17. A former editor at The Baltimore Sun, she later worked to pass legislation supporting learning-disabled students in Pennsylvania, and helped establish the New Day School in Harrisburg.
Dr. Grace I. Chen Yuan M’52, Newton, Mass., a retired research scientist; June 18.
1953Dr. Roger P. Staiger Gr’53, Scotland, Md., retired chair of chemistry at Ursinus College; April 29. During World War II he served in the US Navy as a radar officer and photographer; he attained the rank of lieutenant junior grade. His son is Roger P. Staiger Jr. GEE’71 WG’85.
Marlene Barsky Bernstein CW’54, Narberth, Pa., Feb. 21. Her husband, Edward H. Bernstein Ar’51, wrote, “Monnie and I met when I was a senior and she a freshman, in Sept. 1950 at the Shore. She did not know it then, but it was love at first sight for me.” Her son is Dr. S. Todd Bernstein GM’88; other Penn family are Dorothy B. Perlmutter CW’44, Selma W. Bernstein CW’45, Robert W. Bernstein C’71, and Daniel S. Bernstein C’74.
Benjamin E. Dreby WEv’54, Harleysville, Pa., July 11.
Miriam Little CW’54, Goodyear, Ariz., July 19.
Carmen Chance Mayer CW’54, Carrboro, N.C., a retired social worker; April 14.
Dr. William P. Rumsey GM’54, Wallingford, Pa., retired chief of surgery at Sacred Heart Hospital in Chester; July 9.
Dr. Theodore H. Rupp Gr’54, Lancaster, Pa., retired chair of foreign languages at Millersville University; Feb. 10.
William D. Stubee Ar’54 GCP’62, Easton, Md., a city planner whose many projects included the John F. Kennedy gravesite, Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, and the United States Naval Academy; July 26. He served in the US Navy, 1954-58.
Dr. Samuel C. Alexander M’55 GM’62, Haverford, Pa., former chair of anesthesiology at the University of Wisconsin; June 23. He was a professor of anesthesiology at Penn for eight years, and chair of anesthesiology at the University of Connecticut. From 1991 until 1996 he was dean of affiliate affairs at Drexel University’s medical school.
Dr. H. Bruce Fellows Jr. D’55, Pottsville, Pa., a retired dentist; Feb. 1, 2008.
Dr. George Y. Jordy WG’55, Gaithersburg, Md., April 27. He had worked for the Atomic Energy Commission and the US Department of Energy.
Dr. Albert E. Marland Jr. GM’55, Bethesda, Md., a retired physician; July 26. He had served at Bethesda Naval Hospital during his Naval service.
Hay Walker IV W’55, Sewickley, Pa., retired senior vice president of Dollar Bank; July 21.
Donald P. Weiss W’55, Shreveport, La., a founding partner and longtime president of the law firm Wiener Weiss & Madison; June 20.
H. Donald Busch C’56 L’59, Philadelphia, a retired attorney and former president of AMC Philadelphia, the cinema chain; July 12. He was a former chair of the National Organization of Theater Owners.
William F. McKenna Jr. W’56, Haverford, Pa., March 10.
Kenneth A. Menken WG’56, New York, head of his own investment firm; June 1.
Dr. Luke G. Tedeschi C’56, Scituate, Mass., retired chief of pathology at Framingham Union Hospital and former clinical professor of pathology at Boston University; Aug. 5. He also worked as a forensic pathologist for Amnesty International in Argentina and Pathologists Overseas in Kenya.
Daniel S. Tomlinson Jr. WEv’56, Lafayette Hill, Pa., retired CEO of Sawyer Ferguson Walker Co., a national newspaper-advertising firm; July 6.
Leonard Relin W’57, Rochester, N.Y., a bankruptcy attorney; May 6.
Franklin A. Spungen W’57, Water Mill, N.Y., July 2.
Bayard Carroll W’58, La Quinta, Calif., April 30.
Stuart F. Feldman C’58 L’61, Philadelphia, July 10. As an attorney in Washington, his advocacy helped secure federal benefits for veterans of the Vietnam War. A senior vice president of We the People, the Bicentennial-celebration agency, he was instrumental in the setting up of the National Constitution Center.
Thomas M. Gale Gr’58, Las Cruces, N.M., dean emeritus of arts and sciences at New Mexico State University; July 1.
Paul D. Hardy C’58, Clearwater, Fla., a retired maritime attorney; May 29.
Dr. M. Sidney Mael V’58, Newton, Mass., a retired veterinarian; May 11.
Dr. Bruno J. Tibolla Jr. V’58, Morris, Pa., a retired veterinarian; Oct. 3, 2009.
Robert A. Watson WEv’58, Stone Mountain, Ga., July 18.
Dr. James E. Brackbill Jr. M’59, West Newbury, Mass., a retired surgeon; July 28.
Rudolph A. Cola GEE’59, Malvern, Pa., a retired engineer with the old Burroughs Corp.; Aug. 27.
Dr. Roland L. De Lorme G’60, Aberdeen, Wash., emeritus professor of history at Western Washington University; Aug. 1.
Dr. Adolfo A. Fernandez-Carol GM’60, Key Biscayne, Fla., former chief of gastroenterology and head of the medical staff at Mercy Hospital; July 4.
Donald D. Kennedy Jr. L’60, Wayne, Pa., a former executive and general counsel with National Liberty Corp., a mail-order insurance firm; July 3.
Clarence C. Bullock GFA’61, Philadelphia, a retired art teacher in the city’s schools; July 18.
Dr. William W. Duke M’61, Lancaster, S.C., a retired physician; Aug. 14.
Dr. B. Jerome Kurz D’61, Merritt Island, Fla., a retired dentist; Dec. 31, 2009.
Albert E. Rose Jr. C’61 ASC’62, Newtown, Pa., a retired television executive who had also lectured on television and film production at the Annenberg School from the late 1960s until the late 1980s; June 16. He worked for what is now NBC-10 and for New Jersey Network.
James N. Edelman W’62, New York, former director of men’s tailored clothing at Macy’s East; Nov. 4, 2009. He was also responsible for the chain’s national purchasing of men’s suits. He had served in the US Air Force. His daughter is Sara A. Edelman C’02.
Oliver M. Ford C’62 GAr’65, Philadelphia, a retired financial analyst; July 21.
Dr. Armand A. Lugassy D’62 Gr’68, San Rafael, Calif., a retired professor of restorative dentistry at the University of the Pacific; July 8.
Andrew E. Stephenson WEv’62, Media, Pa., May 17. He was retired from GlaxoSmithKline.
Rev. Henry A. Lewis G’63, Winston-Salem, N.C., a retired pastor and former chaplain of Moravian College and Seminary; July 17.
Richard D. Lichtman W’63, Houston, a retired certified financial analyst and CPA; July 21, 2009.
1964Dr. David M. Carson Gr’64, Beaver Falls, Pa., the retired Samuel A. Sterrett Professor of Political Philosophy at Geneva University; Aug. 5.
Dr. James K. Green D’64, Monticello, N.Y., a retired dentist; March 27.
Dr. Daniel C. Kramer Gr’64, Staten Island, N.Y., emeritus professor of political science at the College of Staten Island, CUNY; March 11.
John J. Mulvena III SW’64, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., a retired social worker and public administrator; June 26.
Joseph A. Salviuolo ASC’64 G’65, Southbridge, Mass., June 24. Known professionally as Sal Joseph, he was a musician and singer-songwriter who produced Jim Croce’s first album, Facets. His own song, “Thursday,” was included on Croce’s final album, I Got a Name.
Dr. Arthur R. Swift Gr’64, Amherst, Mass., retired professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Massachusetts; Feb. 5, 2009.
Dr. Richard B. Beard GrE’65, Atco, N.J., emeritus professor of electrical engineering at Drexel University; July 3.
Leas L. Campbell W’65, Miami, an early promoter of live-music concerts; May 25. He presented over 2,000 concerts during the 1970s, with artists including Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Neil Young, and The Allman Brothers Band. In recent years he promoted artists such as Andrea Bocelli.
Dr. Norman T. Gates CGS’65 Gr’69, Haddonfield, N.J., a retired professor of English at Rider College; April 17. His speciality was the British writer Richard Aldington.
Dr. Harry C. Press GM’65, Bethesda, Md., retired chair of radiology at Howard University; July 4.
Dr. John E. Tarka GEE’65 GrE’69, North Wales, Pa., founding chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Temple University; April 18, 2007.
Gerald F. Herdman GFA’66, Philadelphia, a painting teacher at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and the Pratt Institute in New York; June 29.
Hitoshi Nakazato GFA’66, New York, painter, printmaker, and retired professor in Penn’s School of Design; July 17. Joining the Penn faculty as a master printer in 1971, he established the Print Studio at Penn in 1979 and helped reinstate the printmaking major, which had been discontinued years earlier. He chaired what was then the Graduate School of Fine Arts, 1995-99; and retired from Penn in 2007. Known for encouraging faculty and students alike to make and display their own prints, Hitoshi Nakazato helped curate four shows at the Arthur Ross Gallery, including a retrospective of his own work in 2007. (See Sept/Oct 2002). Last summer a show of his works was held in Tokyo.
Dr. Andranik Ovassapian GM’66, Highland Park, Ill., professor of anesthesia and critical care at the University of Chicago; June 17. He had taught at Penn briefly during the 1960s.
R. Randle Scarborough W’66, Cherry Hill, N.J., Jan. 29, 2009.
John W. Allen Jr. WG’67, San Antonio, a retired lieutenant colonel in the US Army, who had served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War; July 25. He received the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, and the Meritorious Service Medal.
Dr. Richard T. Karon GEE’67 GrE’70, Jamestown, R.I., retired director at Raytheon; July 8.
Bruno J. Muzzi GCh’67, Wilmington, Del., a retired chemical engineer for the DuPont Company; Feb. 5, 2009. As a member of the US Air Force and Air National Guard, he served during the Vietnam War, Operation Desert Shield, and Desert Storm.
Stephen N. Abrams W’68, Potomac, Md., former deputy assistant secretary for food and consumer services at the US Department of Agriculture; Aug. 1. He later served as deputy counsel of the House International Relations Committee (now, Committee on Foreign Affairs) and then as a senior lobbyist with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. His daughters are Elisia B. Abrams C’99 and Jennifer M. Stier W’01, whose husband is David Stier C’99 L’03.
Edmund L. Burke GEE’68, Exeter, N.H., retired vice president of product development at Mercury Computers in Chelmsford, Mass.; April 29, 2006.
Dr. James G. Catron D’69, Nellysford, Va., a retired dentist; May 29.
Dr. Gerard J. Gadbois D’69, Worcester, Mass., a dentist; March 7.
Dr. Gery F. Habansky D’69, Bridgeport, Conn., a dentist who specialized in pediatric and adolescent dentistry; June 26.
Edwin B. Lamont II WG’69, Lisle, Ill., a retired marketing executive and small business owner; May 19. During the Vietnam War he was a captain in the US Marine Corps.
Joanna Rickel Lightner CW’69, Elkins Park, Pa., a professional photographer and an adjunct professor of religion at Rutgers University in Camden; June 15.
Jane Tierman Michaels CW’69, Rockville Centre, N.Y., July 28. She had taught computer science for over 20 years. At Penn she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority.
J. Drake Turrentine C’69, Washington, in-house general counsel to the Special Olympics; July 14.
Dr. Lalaji S. Deshbandhu G’70, Sewell, N.J., a retired English professor at Gloucester County College; July 11.
John H. Dillon II WG’70, St. Davids, Pa., retired senior vice president of business development at GlaxoSmithKline; July 16.
Linda Knight Nicolai CW’70, Buffalo, N.Y., a retired speech pathologist for the Buffalo school district; June 30.
Brian Bromberger GL’71, New Orleans, dean of the Loyola University law school; May 27.
Joseph J. Strub GEE’72, West Chester, Pa., head of a communication-training firm; July 13. During the 1970s he served as an US Army Ranger with the 82nd Airborne Division.
Paul E. Harper WG’74, Timonium, Md., April 3. A former banker, he later worked in commercial real estate.
James F. Ross L’74, Philadelphia, professor of philosophy and law at the University; July 12. He joined the faculty in 1962, and was a former department chair. He served on the faculty senate’s committee on academic freedom and responsibility. He specialized in medieval philosophy, the philosophy of law, and the philosophy of religion. James Ross wrote Philosophical Theology (1968), Portraying Analogy (1982), and most recently, Thought and World: The Hidden Necessities (2008). One of his sons is Seamus Ross CGS’81 G’81.
Dr. Joseph K. Eshleman GM’76, Pottsville, Pa., former director of physical medicine and rehabilitation at St. Francis Hospital in Pittsburgh; July 21. Earlier he had been an associate professor of medicine at Penn and director of physical medicine at the Veterans Hospital of Philadelphia.
Ronald W. Clouser WEv’77, North Annville, Pa., June 8. He had held various management positions with the US Postal Service for many years.
Herman B. Waldman WG’77, Easton, Pa., retired head of a sportswear firm; May 17, 2008
Barbara A. Koch Nu’83 GNu’91, Branchburg, N.J., a nurse at Jersey City Medical Center; July 21.
John H. Ahtes III C’84 G’84, Wallingford, Pa., professor of history at Immaculata College and of church history at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary; July 11. Following research for the Duffy’s Cut Project, concerning the deaths of railroad laborers near Malvern in 1832, he co-wrote The Ghosts of Duffy’s Cut (2006). (See “Duffy’s Cut,” p. 34). He had taught at Penn.
Stephen P. Enquist W’88, Westport, Conn., July 23. He worked in the financial industry. At Penn he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, wrote regularly for The Daily Pennsylvanian, and was a member of the men’s swim team.
Richard B. Hines C’95 GEd’97, Cody, Wyo., a former assistant wrestling coach at the University; July 25. As a student, he earned three varsity letters (1993, 1994, and 1995) and was deemed “most improved wrestler” in 1993; he was a member of the 1994 team that won Penn’s first Ivy League title in 23 years. He went on to serve as an assistant coach for three seasons, during which time the team won three consecutive EIWA and Ivy League titles. A fund to benefit Penn Wrestling has been established in his name.
John J. Hart WEv’97, Charlton, Mass., a former police officer and director of public safety in Philadelphia and Sturbridge, Mass.; May 29.
Bernard W. Sandner WAM’97, Houston, vice president of manufacturing at Petrologistics; July 14.
Nicholas A. Kruse C’02, Shanghai, China, a software entrepreneur; July 3.
Dr. Thomas C. Carroll GrEd’06, Tinton Falls, N.J., vice president for finance and administration at Wagner College; July 17.
Faculty and Staff
John H. Ahtes III. See Class of 1984.
Dr. Samuel C. Alexander. See Class of 1955.
Dr. Joseph K. Eshleman. See Class of 1976.
Dr. Claire E. Gilbride Fox. See Class of 1946.
Dr. Charles S. Goodman, Los Angeles, former chair and emeritus professor of marketing and business administration; Oct. 18, 2009. He joined the Wharton faculty in 1948, chaired the department from 1974 to 1978, and retired in 1986.
Richard B. Hines. See Class of 1995.
Dr. Winifred J. Angenent Koelle, Haverford, Pa., a retired internist and professor of pharmacology; July 30. Raised in the old Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), she and her mother were imprisoned during World War II. She learned science and chemistry from educated women in the labor camps, and went on to obtain degrees from Wellesley College and Columbia University. She was a fellow in research medicine at Penn before becoming chief of the intensive care unit at Taylor Hospital, near Philadelphia. She also taught for a year at Pahlavi University in Iran. Dr. Koelle was chief of outpatient medicine at Philadelphia General Hospital, 1970-75. She taught at Penn until her retirement in 1982. Her husband, Dr. George B. Koelle Gr’46, the distinguished pharmacologist, died in 1997. (See Dec. 1997) Two of her sons are Dr. Jonathan S. Koelle C’84 and Dr. Peter B. Koelle G’84 Gr’95.
Dr. John J. Laskas Sr. See Class of 1945.
Noyes E. Leech. See Class of 1943.
Hitoshi Nakazato. See Class of 1966.
Dr. Andranik Ovassapian. See Class of 1966.
Albert E. Rose Jr. See Class of 1961.
James F. Ross. See Class of 1974.