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Grace Russell Foley Mu’42, Springfield, OH, a former executive secretary at a life insurance company; July 10, 2021, at 101. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority and the choral society.
William M. Watt EF’42, Annapolis, MD, a data systems developer for NASA; September 20, 2020. He served in the US Coast Guard.
Jessica Tofani Dimuzio CW’43, Anthony, FL, March 4. One daughter is Dr. Jessica P. Dimuzio CW’74 V’78.
Myron Feldman W’43, Short, Hills, NJ, an executive in the wine and spirits industry; Feb. 28. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. One brother is Edward Feldman W’48, and his daughter is Allison F. LeVine CW’73.
John Shacter ChE’43, Kingston, TN, retired manager of planning for the chemical corporation Union Carbide; March 1, at 100.
Arthur H. Simms W’43, Bethesda, MD, a retired deputy general solicitor for Western Union; March 3. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Priscilla Silver Fourer CW’46, Nipomo, CA, a retired biochemist; Dec. 25.
Mary “ML” McKinney Loughran CW’46, Lansdale, PA, a former schoolteacher; March 9. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority, and the badminton, field hockey, golf, and softball teams. Her husband is Francis H. Loughran W’45, and one daughter is Frances Loughran Garvey C’83, who is married to Paul G. Garvey W’82.
Rosalie Klein Gerson Mu’47, Gladwyne, PA, April 27.
Thomas P. Lyons W’47, Wynnewood, PA, a hardware store owner; March 21. He served in the US Navy construction battalion (Seabees) during World War II.
Herman Mattleman W’47 L’49, Philadelphia, a lawyer who also served as Philadelphia’s school board president from 1983 to 1990; April 2. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.
Morton J. Miller W’47, Allentown, PA, cofounder and co-owner of a silk manufacturer; March 30. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. One daughter is Nancy S. Miller C’79.
Stanley Small W’47, Hempstead, NY, April 15. He served in the US Army during World War II, earning a Purple Heart. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Delta Phi fraternity. Three children are Bonnie Small Greenberg CW’71 GEd’72, Robin Small Margent CW’73, and Hillary Small Oser OT’76.
Mary T. “Terry” Flynn HUP’48, Alexandria, VA, a retired nurse; March 27.
Elizabeth M. Malizia Ed’48, Philadelphia, a former teacher; March 24.
Edwin J. Rosenbaum W’48, Boca Raton, FL, former owner of an accounting firm; April 16.
Edmund S. “Bud” Wartels W’48, Green Hills, PA, a corporate attorney; April 2. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity. One daughter is Jodi F. Krueger C’87.
Cintra Morgan Badenhausen CW’49, Ellington, CT, a retired social worker and psychoanalyst; March 7, 2021. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, Penn Players, and the swimming team. Her son is John Phillips Badenhausen EE’76.
Gilbert M. Besser ME’49, Havertown, PA, a former senior design specialist at Boeing; December 22. His brother is Dr. William F. Besser M’54.
Maurice B. de Angeli C’49, Pennsburg, PA, a vintage car restoration specialist; March 26. Two sons are Michael M. de Angeli C’73 and Daniel J. de Angeli C’82.
Robert H. Farwell WG’49, Hudson, OH, retired president of GTE Communications Systems; Feb. 20. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
George S. Hershey C’49, Chicago, a retired district contract manager for Armstrong World Industries, a floor and ceiling manufacturer; Nov. 21. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity, Sphinx Senior Society, and the wrestling team.
Margaret Mansley Kranich GEd’49, Shrewsbury, MA, a former teacher and portrait artist; April 6.
Franklin M. Milgrim W’49, Miami, an employee in his family’s fashion business, Milgrim Incorporated; Feb. 28. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
Henry R. Rossell W’49, Moorestown, NJ, a retired director of insurance for Sunoco; April 24. He served in the US Armed Forces during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of the baseball and football teams.
Joel B. Rothberg C’49, Warminster, PA, a retired pharmacist; June 4, 2021. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
Alvin H. Weiss ChE’49 Gr’65, Shrewsbury, MA, professor emeritus of chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute; March 6. He served in the US Army Chemical Corps during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi and the ROTC.
Dr. Stuart A. Fox C’50 V’53, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands,a retired veterinarian; Jan. 31. He served in the US Army during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity. His children include Susan Fox CW’68 and Dr. Edgar Mark Fox V’81 LPS’15.
Paul F. Mallon C’50, Basking Ridge, NJ, a retired bank executive; Feb. 26. He served in the US Army during World War II. His children are Linda Mallon CW’75 and Stephen R. Mallon GAr’77.
John P. McGinnis C’50, New York, retired chairman of a financial planning firm; Feb. 26. He is a veteran of World War II.
Marianne Ortals HUP’50, Springfield, PA, a retired nurse; March 2.
Mark K. Ford W’52, Chester, MD, May 22, 2020. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity. One daughter is Linda Ford Pustizzi CW’75.
John L. Mather III W’52, Villanova, PA, a sales executive in the paper and envelope industry; April 4. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the soccer team.
Dr. Raymond W. Salm Jr. D’52, Palm Coast, FL, a retired dentist; Feb. 13. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.
Lewis F. H. Smith WG’52, Cedar Park, TX, a retired executive assistant to the president for Bergen Community College; Jan. 22. He is a veteran of the Korean War.
H. William Westerman W’52, Ocean City, NJ, a retired CPA and owner of a candy shop; Jan. 9. He served in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the ROTC.
Mel A. Adlerman C’53, Monroe Township, NJ, former owner of an insurance company; Feb. 20. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Nu fraternity.
Leon Galey W’53, Carlsbad, CA, Oct. 1.
Dr. Reuel May Jr. GD’53, Ridgeland, MS, a retired oral and maxillofacial surgeon; March 27. He served in the US Air Force.
Dr. John W. Severinghaus GM’53, Ross, CA, professor emeritus of anesthesiology at the University of California San Francisco; June 2, 2021, at 99. He invented the first three-function blood gas analyzer, which monitored carbon dioxide, oxygen, and pH, and his prototype resides at the Smithsonian Institution.
Barton M. Silverman MTE’53 CGS’07, Bala Cynwyd, PA, a retired executive at Goldman Sachs; March 31. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity. One son is Michael Ward Silverman C’87.
Grace A. Slotterback HUP’53 Nu’59 GNu’64, Elizabethtown, PA, a nurse in the US Air Force; April 17.
Leonard M. Voynow W’53, Wynnewood, PA, a retired CPA; Feb. 26. He served in the US Navy. Two daughters are Dr. Judith A. Voynow C’78 M’82 and Sonia Voynow C’80.
Earl C. Conway C’54, West Chester, PA, a retired sales and marketing representative for Procter & Gamble; March 24. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, the Daily Pennsylvanian, the ROTC, and the swimming team.
Russel I. Kully W’54, Altadena, CA, a retired attorney; Feb. 24. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, Friars Senior Society, and the tennis team.
Dr. Edward J. Lemos C’54 V’57, Barrington, NH, a retired veterinarian; March 16.
Rabbi Simeon J. Maslin G’54, Philadelphia, a longtime rabbi and author; Jan. 29. His wife is Judith Blumberg Maslin CW’57.
R. Chase McDaniel II W’54, Norristown, PA, managing partner of a commercial real estate agency; Feb. 22. He served in the US Air Force.
Jerry S. Pressner W’54, Lawrence, NY, retired president of his family’s business that imported, exported, and manufactured toys and novelties; Jan. 5. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Nu fraternity. One daughter is Marlene K. Pressner C’83, and one grandchild is Michal Edelman WG’22.
Dr. Leonard S. Ross M’54, Barnstable, MA, a retired radiologist; March 9. He served in the US Army Medical Corps.
Hon. Ronald P. Wertheim W’54 L’57, Blue Hill, ME, a retired senior judge for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia; March 6. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha fraternity. His wife is Elizabeth Osborne FA’59.
Dr. Robert E. Wilson C’54 V’57, Surprise, AZ, a retired veterinarian; March 19. He served in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and the tennis team.
Dr. Horace MacVaugh III M’55 GM’62, Wayne, PA, a former associate professor of surgery in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine and a former chair of surgery at Lankenau Medical Center (PA); Jan. 24. He joined Penn’s faculty in 1960 as an assistant instructor in surgery and became an associate professor in 1974, teaching at Penn until 1978. He was a prolific heart surgeon, performing 700 to 800 surgeries per year. He completed one of the first coronary artery bypass operations at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He served in the US Navy for more than three decades.
David Milne IV W’55, West Palm Beach, FL, Feb. 17. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity.
Edwin R. Onimus C’55, West Chester, PA, an executive at AT&T; April 3. He served in the US Air Force.
Nancy C. Crumling HUP’56 Nu’63 GNu’77, Lititz, PA, a retired nurse; March 26.
Horacio “Peter” Fabrega Jr. C’56, Salt Lake City, a psychiatrist, professor, and medical anthropologist; Feb. 21. He served in the US Army Medical Department. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity, Friars Senior Society, and the baseball team. His wife is Joan Sporkin Fabrega CW’57.
Dr. Richard I. Feinbloom C’56 M’60, Seattle, a retired physician; March 18. At Penn, he was a member of the debate council.
Mark L. Hess C’56, Georgetown, SC, a retired program director for the IT company Weston; April 24. He served in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity and the ROTC.
Robert J. Hiel C’56, Trenton, NJ, April 14. He worked for the newspaper US 1: Princeton’s Business and Entertainment Journal. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
Clara Stevenson McGonigal CW’56, Glenside, PA, an editor of chemical manuals for Sadtler Research Laboratories; March 4. Her children include Robert S. McGonigal C’81 and Ruth McGonigal Gundermann Nu’85.
Dr. John F. Munnell V’56, Athens, GA, professor emeritus of anatomy at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine; April 18.
Dr. William M. Anderson III C’57, Camp Hill, PA, a retired pulmonologist; Nov. 13. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Acacia fraternity and the ROTC.
Dr. Gene V. Bogaty M’57, Vancouver, WA, a retired pathologist; Nov. 7. One son is David L. Bogaty C’91 W’91.
Ellis A. Horwitz C’57, Bryn Mawr, PA, a retired general counsel of Scott Paper and the trading services company ITOCHU International; March 24. His wife is Margot Freedman Horwitz CW’58 ASC’62, and his daughter is Claudia B. Horwitz C’88.
John P. Illges III W’57, Columbus, GA, a retired executive at a brokerage firm; April 3. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Patricia Worth Petrie DH’57, Doylestown, PA, a former office manager at a dental clinic; Feb. 18.
Dr. Nicholas A. Prioli V’57, Jackson, FL, a firefighter; Oct. 23.
Dr. Charles L. Putnam V’57, Concord, NH, a retired veterinarian for the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture; Feb. 1.
Harold R. Stone WG’57, Verona, NJ, a retired market researcher for pharmaceutical companies; May 25, 2021. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Ramona Truncer HUP’57, Allentown, NJ, a former nurse; Feb. 28, 2021.
Donald S. Tuck W’57, Boca Raton, FL, a former investment banker; April 6, 2021. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity. One daughter is Stephanie Beth Tuck C’87.
Edward J. Vickers C’57, New York, a retired stockbroker; March 8. At Penn, he was a member of the baseball and squash teams.
Nancy Galbraith Washburne CW’57, Jenkintown, PA, a medical librarian at Temple University and a domestic violence counselor; March 4.
J. Ralph Bennett W’58, Port St Lucie, FL, July 28. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Friars Senior Society, and the golf team.
Carol M. “Bill” Gatton WG’58, Bristol, TN, a retired owner of an automobile dealership; April 18. He served in the US Army.
Lorraine S. Kulpinski HUP’58, Scottsdale, AZ, July 1.
Mitchell Pierson Jr. C’58, Rochester, NY, owner of a realty company; April 17. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity, Penn Players, and the heavyweight rowing team.
Francis J. “Frank” Riepl W’58, Vero Beach, FL, a retired executive at a New Jersey electric and gas company; April 9. At Penn, he was a member of Sphinx Senior Society and the football team, where he’s best remembered for his 108-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Notre Dame in 1955. One son is Glenn F. Riepl EE’87.
Jere A. Young W’58, West Chester, PA, former bank executive; March 24. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and the heavyweight rowing team. His wife is Constance W. Young HUP’57, and two daughters are Karen Young Deuschle Nu’84 and Tracy Young Merrill Nu’88, who is married to Allan Perry Merrill W’87. His brother is Ronald A. Young W’56.
Anna Miller Epling W’59, Shreveport, LA, March 8.
Harold L. Horsington WG’59, Marblehead, MA, a former bank executive; March 19. He served in the US Army.
Frederick G. Watson W’59, Phoenix, Feb. 23. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and Penn Players.
Stephen J. Bier WG’60, Lakewood, NJ, April 9.
Helen C. Rogoff Davies Gr’60, Philadelphia, a trailblazing professor of microbiology and associate dean for students and housestaff affairs in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine; March 23. She joined Penn’s faculty in 1960 as an assistant professor of physical biochemistry, a department in which she was the first female faculty member. She became a full professor of microbiology in 1982, once again the first woman to do so. From 1991 to 1995, she was the School of Medicine’s associate dean for student affairs. She was an expert on bacterial energetics, electron transfer, and the cytochrome system, and she studied infectious agents that did not use DNA or RNA to reproduce. Known as the “singing professor” because she used songs to help her students remember complex concepts, she won Penn’s Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1977 and the Medical School’s Distinguished Educator Award in 1989. Beginning in the late 1980s, she won the Medical Student Government Award for Basic Science Teaching over 30 times. She was also a strong supporter of women on campus. She and her husband, the late Robert E. Davies, Benjamin Franklin Professor and University Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry at Penn Vet, were both active in Penn’s governing bodies and other campus organizations, and used these platforms to advocate for increased roles for women at Penn. She retired in 2021.
William C. Fenn ChE’60, Vero Beach, FL, a former executive at a manufacturer of fine china; April 4. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, Friars Senior Society, and the lacrosse team.
Gertrude Rowland Healy CW’60, Skillman, NJ, a retired elementary school teacher; Feb. 10. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, Penn Players, and the field hockey and lacrosse teams. Her sister is Ann Rowland Reath CW’63.
Marion Mural Krewson CW’60, Springfield, PA, a retired high school math teacher; Feb. 5.
Dr. Paul H. Langner C’60 V’66, Albuquerque, NM, a veterinarian; March 29. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.
Eileen Rosenblum Mackevich CW’60, Chicago, executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and cofounder of the Chicago Humanities Festival; March 14. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority, Mortar Board Senior Society, and the swimming and tennis teams.
Angela C. Rossi HUP’60, Parsippany, NJ, a nurse; April 1.
Jane Davis Rourk OT’60, Durham, NC, a retired clinical associate professor of occupational therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Jan. 3, 2021. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority.
John G. Zimmerman Jr. WG’60, Moon Township, PA, a retired business planning manager for Aristech Chemical; March 16. He served in the US Navy and the US Navy Reserve.
Andrew J. Callahan ChE’61, Bartlesville, OK, a former engineer; June 17, 2021.
Selma Roseman Davis CW’61 G’62, Bala Cynwyd, PA, a researcher and psychology teacher at the Community College of Philadelphia; May 17. She was also a musician, journalist, and author of four mystery novels. At Penn, she was a member of WXPN and Penn Players. Her children include Wendy Davis Pollack C’85 L’88, Sally M. Davis C’89 G’90 Gr’95, and Morris A. Davis C’93 G’95 Gr’98. One grandson is Harrison A. Meyer C’19.
Evelyn F. Embessi Nu’61 GNu’63, Winchester, VA, a retired nurse; Jan. 26.
David J. Feinberg Ar’61, Cutler Bay, FL, a retired architect; Feb. 21. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Delta Phi fraternity, WXPN, and the ROTC.
Pamela “Penny” Palmer MacGahan EE’61, Chevy Chase, MD, a retired software engineer for the Naval Electronic Systems Security Engineering Center; July 20, 2018. At Penn, she was a member of WXPN.
JoHanne Zerbey Martz L’61, Orwigsburg, PA, a retired lawyer who also ran a bed and breakfast; Feb. 1.
Peter G. Sparks C’61 Gr’68, Wilmington, DE, a former director of preservation at the Library of Congress; March 16. He served in the US Army Corps of Engineers. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Deborah Peltz Wesson Ed’61, Ponte Vedra, FL, a retired K–12 and college educator; March 14. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Bruce B. Wilson L’61, Wayne, PA, a retired executive and general counsel for the old railroad Conrail; April 13.
Robert N. Birnbaum C’62 L’65 G’76, Wynnewood, PA, a former attorney; Jan. 1.
R. David Bradley L’62, Glenside, PA, a former lawyer; Dec. 13.
Sr. Marie K. Conaughton GEd’62, Lambertville, NJ, a retired nurse who later became a nun and directed a Catholic school for preschoolers and kindergarteners; Jan. 5. Earlier in her career, she served as acting director of nursing at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
John W. Crosby W’62, Trumbull, CT, a former Wall Street executive; March 16. He served in the US Army Reserve. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the swimming and basketball teams.
Augustus M. Filbert Gr’62, Corning, NY, a retired director of Corning Incorporated; Feb. 24. He served in the US Army Ordnance Corps. At Penn, he was a member of the ROTC and the basketball team.
Thomas M. Garrott III WG’62, Memphis, TN, a retired bank executive; March 30. He served in the US Navy. One granddaughter is Allison Morrison WG’22.
George C. Ealer Jr. ME’63, Glen Mills, PA, March 30. He designed steam turbines for Westinghouse and later was a systems administrator for Comcast. His son is Jeffrey Parke Ealer WG’96.
Dr. Morris Z. Gardner M’63, Cheswick, PA, a radiologist; Jan. 14. He served in the US Army.
Eugene P. Kaiser GEE’63 GrE’70, Amissville, VA, a retired electronics engineer for the US Department of Defense; March 4.
Giora M. Lebl WG’63, Woodbury, CT, an international business consultant; Feb. 3. He was a survivor of the Holocaust.
Roger T. Sheftel W’63, Saint Davids, PA, former president of an information technology and services company; Feb. 19. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity, Friars Senior Society, the Daily Pennsylvanian, Mask & Wig, and the football, rowing, and volleyball teams. His wife is Phoebe A. Sheftel Gr’74, and two children are Tisha Bradbury Martin CGS’93 and Ryan Brewster Sheftel EAS’95 W’95.
James M. Thorne Ar’63, Draper, UT, a retired architect; March 7.
Francis W. Deegan L’64, Mattituck, NY, an attorney and former mayor of the Village of Sea Cliff (NY); April 18.
Paul F. Noll GAr’64 GFA’64, Palm Coast, FL, a retired administrator for the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs; Feb. 8. Earlier, he was a professor of housing and urban design at several universities.
Craig Robins C’64, West Chester, PA, March 30.
James E. Rogalski EE’64, Barnegat, NJ, a former manager at AT&T; March 2.
Robert L. Rubenstein C’64, Williamsburg, VA, a former CPA and a retired director of administration at a law firm; Oct. 13, 2020. At Penn, he was a member of the fencing and track teams.
Richard J. Benz WEv’65, Cinnaminson, NJ, Nov. 23, 2020.
Lucian W. Dixon C’65, Oxford, MS, a writer and director of independent films; July 9, 2021. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Nancy T. Snyder GNu’65, Newtown Square, PA, a retired associate director of Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing (PA); April 9.
George B. Warner PT’65, Hummelstown, PA, a retired physical therapist; March 19.
Dr. Louis H. Betz M’66 GM’70, Lewisburg, PA, a retired ophthalmologist; April 7. He served in the US Navy as a trauma surgeon during the Vietnam War. His wife is Joyce Fedders Betz CW’66, and his daughter is E. Dana B. Johns C’99.
Dr. Jordan E. Bluth D’66, Las Vegas, a former dentist; July 19, 2021. He served in the US Army as a dentist. His brother is Dr. Norman Bluth D’60.
Rocco Conte II L’66, Darien, CT, an attorney; Dec. 15, 2020. He served in the US military during the Vietnam War.
Paul G. Gitlin C’66, Newton Upper Falls, MA, a lawyer; March 15.
Edwin S. Jackson Jr. W’66 WG’68, St. Simons Island, GA, a retired entrepreneur who owned several small businesses; April 22. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Kenneth M. Robins W’66, Denver, a retired attorney; April 6. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and Mask & Wig.
Arthur R. Steinberg Gr’66, Brownsville, VT, professor emeritus at MIT; April 3.
Marcia Stein-Tretler CW’66, Great Neck, NY, retired chairperson of the reading department at Great Neck South Middle School; Jan. 7. Her husband is Richard S. Tretler W’66, and her son is Jonathan Tretler C’93 WG’97, who is married to Lisa Brichta Tretler C’94 G’99 WG’99. One grandchild is Sarah Tretler C’24.
Burton H. Strom GEE’66, Wakefield, RI, CEO of a Volkswagon restoration specialist; Oct. 14.
David L. Talbott GCP’66, Arlington, VA, a former urban planner for the City of Falls Church (VA); March 12. He was also a professor at the University of the District of Columbia.
Marc M. Diamond C’67, Baltimore, a fundraising executive at several foundations and universities; Dec. 16. At Penn, he was a member of WXPN and a Thouron Scholar.
Dr. Thomas P. Nigra M’67, Washington, DC, a dermatologist; March 21.
Bernard C. Topper Jr. L’67, Darien, CT, a retired attorney; April 7.
Kenneth L. Wolfe WG’67, Lebanon, PA, retired chairman and CEO of the Hershey Company; May 9, 2020. He served in the US Navy.
Dr. Dennis W. Cronin M’68, Media, PA, a surgeon; April 1. He served in the US Air Force.
Bruce T. Grimm Gr’68, Potomac, MD, a retired economist for the US Department of Commerce; April 18, 2021.
Robert A. O’Hare GEE’68, Flourtown, PA, an electrical engineer for the UNIVAC division of Remington Rand; July 25.
Dr. Joseph J. Zukoski Jr. D’68, Panama City, FL, a retired dentist; January 21. He served in the US Navy Dental Corps.
E. Foster De Reitzes L’69, Santa Fe, NM, a retired lawyer; Feb. 27.
Frank N. Dimeo Sr. GrEng’69, Drexel Hill, PA, a retired professor of electrical engineering at Villanova University; Feb. 19. He was also a research engineer for a defense contractor. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Barry A. Ebert WG’69, Melbourne, FL, a retired business broker; Nov. 17.
Patricia M. Haynor-Maaswinkel GNu’69, Woodbury, NJ, a professor of nursing leadership and administration at Villanova University; Oct. 14.
Sr. Rose M. Kershbaumer Nu’69 GNu’71, Philadelphia, a former faculty member at Penn Nursing and the founder and director of several Penn centers that had global impact; March 20. She joined the Medical Mission Sisters in the early 1950s and trained as a nurse-midwife. After working abroad for organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the Peace Corps, and the Rockefeller Foundation, she returned to the US and took a faculty position at Penn Nursing, where she cofounded a post-master’s Teacher Education Program. She also served as associate director of Penn’s Pan-American Health Organization/WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing and Midwifery Leadership and coordinator of the Penn-Malawi Women for Women’s Health project. In Malawi, she delivered between 1,500 and 2,000 newborns. Over the course of her career, she published several journal articles and book chapters about her work, including multiple works discussing how she learned to incorporate Western medicine with the traditional medicine she encountered in Africa. She retired from the WHO Collaborating Center in 2003.
Dr. Jeffrey A. Wortman V’69, King of Prussia, PA, a professor emeritus of radiology and the former associate dean for academic and curricular affairs at Penn Vet and a former faculty member at the Perelman School of Medicine; March 11. He was hired as an assistant professor of radiology at Penn Vet in 1981 (he also accepted a secondary appointment as an assistant professor of radiology in Penn’s School of Medicine in 1984). In 1987, he was promoted to associate professor of radiology. In 1999, he became the associate dean for academic and curricular affairs at Penn Vet, serving under three consecutive deans of the school. Among other accolades, he received the Veterinary Student Government Award for Excellence in Teaching and a Penn Alumni Award of Merit. He retired from Penn in 2012. He served in the US Army Veterinary Corps during the Vietnam War.
Peter B. Vasta Jr. PT’69, Savannah, GA, a retired home health physical therapist; March 26.
Dr. Thomas J. Braun W’70, Denver, a retired physician at a Veterans Affairs hospital; Nov. 5. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity and the ice hockey team.
Charles P. Green GME’70, Kennett Square, PA, a mechanical engineer who founded his own company, Sierra Concepts; May 13, 2021.
Janet E. McLaughlin FA’70, Cottage Grove, OR, March 9.
Charles J. Hobe Jr. W’71, Warminster, PA, an artist and owner of an antique restoration business; March 10. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, and the baseball and sprint football teams.
John C. Kelbaugh Jr. WG’71, Mount Pleasant, SC, an executive in the boat manufacturing industry; February 2. He served in the US Navy.
Eugene F. Noel Jr. PT’71, Alexandria, LA, a physical therapist; April 3.
Amy Ryerson Borer CW’72, Newtown Square, PA, a horticulturist and owner of a landscape design company; March 1. Her husband is Edward Turner Borer W’60.
Dr. Robert A. Doughty M’72 Gr’73 GM’73, Easton, MD, a retired pediatric rheumatologist and former medical director at Nemours Children’s Hospital; Jan. 21. He also held faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Samuel W. Feinstein C’72 D’76, Greenwich, NJ, a dentist; April 13, 2021. At Penn, he was a member of the fencing team. Two brothers are Michael A. Feinstein C’75 and David Feinstein GEng’76.
Hon. Randy J. Holland L’72, Rehoboth Beach, DE, a retired Delaware Supreme Court justice; March 15. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity.
Dr. William C. Schlansker D’72, Anchorage, AK, a retired dentist; Feb. 12.
Stephan H. Levitt Gr’73, Flushing, NY, Oct. 14, 2020.
Walter A. Levy G’73, Philadelphia, a retired telecommunications consultant; April 11. He served in the US Army Signal Corps. His wife is Deborah H. Wolff, Esq. CW’62 GEd’66, one son is Andrew G. Levy Gr’91, and one stepdaughter is Lesley Anne Wolff C’93.
Seth T. Gardner WG’74, Wawa, PA, a banker and owner of a custom framing shop; March 5. He served in the US Army and the National Guard. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity.
Anita Nosovsky Goldberg SW’74, Baltimore, Sept. 6.
Hollis T. Hurd L’74, Presto, PA, an attorney; Feb. 25.
David S. Machlowitz C’74, Westfield, NJ, a retired general counsel in the pharmaceutical industry; Jan. 22. At Penn, he was a member of the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Bonita “Bonnie” M. Moore Nu’74, South Hamilton, MA, a nurse specializing in trauma and cardiac care; March 4.
Mary M. Logrando Rubin Nu’74 GNu’82 GrN’92, Sausalito, CA, a professor of nursing at the University of California San Francisco; Feb. 28.
Sung J. Choi G’75, Philadelphia, a retired high school ESL (English as a second language) teacher; July 20, 2021. He served in the US Army. His wife is Monica Wolcott Choi GNu’72.
John P. Claypool GFA’75 GAr’76 GCP’76, Greenwood Village, CO, former director of AIA Philadelphia/Center for Architecture; June 29, 2020.
Dr. Francis C. Plucinsky GM’75, Spring Twp., PA, an anesthesiologist and director of a hospital’s anesthesia department; Dec. 12. He served in the US Army.
Jeffry N. Savitz G’75 WG’75, Dallas, founder of a market research company; Jan. 18, 2021. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
Hon. Bruce F. Bratton L’76, Susquehanna Twp., PA, a former a judge in the Dauphin County (PA) Court of Common Pleas; March 10. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.
Prentice S. Cole Jr. W’76, Philadelphia, former owner of a wine distribution business and a barbecue restaurant; March 31. At Penn, he was a member of the Glee Club. His wife is Paula L. Rubin‑Cole PT’76.
Lawrence D. Norton WG’76, Havana, FL, a retired marketing director for McDonald’s; March 19. He served in the US Navy. His wife is Patricia D. Norton SW’76.
Alan B. Vlcek L’76, Jacksonville, FL, a lawyer; Feb. 24. He served in the US Navy and the US Navy Reserve.
Jo Ann Taricani G’77 Gr’86, Seattle, a professor of music history at the University of Washington; Feb. 1.
Barrie Rabinowitz Cassileth Gr’78, Los Angeles, a former associate professor of medical sociology in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine and a pioneer of cancer care; Feb. 26. After graduating from Penn, she was hired as a research assistant professor of medicine, eventually becoming an associate professor. She also served as director of Penn’s Hospice Program and director of the psychosocial program at Penn’s Cancer Center. She later taught at Duke, Harvard, and the University of North Carolina, and she founded the Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She brought treatments like acupuncture and massage into mainstream cancer care, while emphasizing that natural methods should not be a substitute for conventional medicine. She retired from Memorial Sloan Kettering in 2016. Her children include Jodi Cassileth Greenspan C’84, Wendy Cassileth C’86, and Gregory M. Cassileth C’93.
Jennifer R. Londre W’78, Lincoln, NE, a corporate marketer and fitness instructor; March 21.
Eleanor Platt Erisman SW’79, Gladwyne, PA, a former hospice worker; April 13.
James E. Staker Jr. WG’79, Bradenton, FL, a business manager and consultant; Feb. 23.
Charles E. DeBerry Jr. C’80, Windsor, CT, an insurance underwriter; March 18.
Robert W. Larson Jr. C’81, Tinton Falls, NJ, Dec. 24.
Dr. Stephen E. Shpeen D’81, Voorhees, NJ, a dentist and adjunct professor of dentistry at Penn Dental; April 19.
Gary A. Miller W’82 L’85, Philadelphia, a lawyer; Oct. 8. One daughter is Rebecca Miller W’10.
Joan B. Bester C’84, Port Washington, NY, a former school psychologist; Nov. 1.
E. Juanita Hyson SW’84, Lansdale, PA, a retired hospice social worker; March 12.
Michael Lacovara C’84, Riverside, CT, a lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions; Feb. 25.
Rodney W. Meadows GAr’84, Louisville, OH, an architect; March 25.
Victoria M. Posner WG’84, Rochester, NY, Dec. 24.
Susan B. Rosle GNu’84, Colchester, VT, a former assistant director of a child and adolescent mental health agency; April 11.
Thomas S. McCleary WG’85, Hinsdale, IL, a retired investment bank executive; March 12. At Penn, he was a member of the Wharton Follies.
Dr. R. Earl Bartley III M’87, Columbus, OH, an orthopedic surgeon; Aug. 16. His mother is Olis Fields Bartley GEd’62.
Susan B. Baird G’89, Buzzards Bay, MA, a retired cancer nursing administrator at various hospitals; March 30. Earlier, she was a research associate at Penn Nursing.
Milton L. Cofield WG’89, Doha, Qatar, a professor of management at Carnegie Mellon University’s Qatar campus; April 20.
Mary Beth Marschik G’89, Hummelstown, PA, a retired employee of the Pennsylvania Judicial Center and a former adjunct professor at Central Penn College; Feb. 14.
Louis B. Roitblat WG’89, Piedmont, CA, a former marketing executive; Feb. 25.
Miriam Cardozo Charney L’90, Saint Paul, MN, a rabbi, lawyer, and law professor; March 24.
Christopher S. Van Riet C’93 W’93, Houston, cofounder of Radius Group, a warehouse developer in Russia; May 16, 2021. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Sigma Chi fraternity, and the football team. His father is Dr. Lieven J. Van Riet GM’62, and one brother is Gleeson Van Riet C’91 W’91.
Dr. Kelly Ka-Lai Siu C’94 M’99, Walnut Creek, CA, a former Penn faculty member, an ophthalmologist, and an assistant chief of community health at Kaiser Permanente; Nov. 5. At Penn, her research involvement included the Human Genome Project and she was awarded a Petrus Camper Award for research in the Netherlands. She received a distinguished teaching award in biology. As a student at Penn, she was a member of Bloomers and the Penn Band. The Kelly K. Siu, MD C’94 M’99 Scholarship Fund has been established in her memory at Penn.
Dr. Tara N. Vandegrift C’94, Mount Pleasant, SC, a primary care physician; March 17. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority.
Michael S. Graves W’95, New York, an investment manager and founder of several companies; Jan. 21.
John R. Karam GAr’95, Trent Woods, NC, an architect; Feb. 26.
Fernando Antonio Hadba WG’96, Sao Paulo, Brazil, a banker; Nov. 1.
Dr. Nancy Resciniti V’96, Mountain Top, PA, a veterinarian; Feb. 11.
Tanya Seaman GCP’00, Philadelphia, an environmentalist, traffic safety advocate, and cofounder of PhillyCarShare, a nonprofit car-sharing service; March 17.
Nancy L. Pinto‑Orton Gr’01, Ogden, UT, a former professor of anthropology at the University of Maryland and Widener University; Feb. 17.
Dr. Saul Torres D’03, Tampa, FL, a dentist; July 27.
Andrew Kiracofe C’07, Mayo, MD, an engagement director at the international management consultancy firm Wilson Perumal & Co.; Sept. 1. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Kirk D. Junco WAM’11, East Granby, CT, a retired chief operating officer of a construction company; Sept. 18.
Nicholas F. Normile W’15, New York, a vice president of technology investing at Willoughby Capital Holdings; April 18. His parents are Thomas J. Normile CE’78 and Rosemarie Fabien Gr’94.
Elizabeth H. Guner C’19, Weehawken, NJ, an analyst for the investment bank Raymond James; Jan. 30.
Faculty & Staff
Harold Bonavita-Goldman, Kingston, NY, a former member of the board of advisors at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice and the first openly gay president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia; Feb. 5. His husband is Dr. John Bonavita-Goldman M’73 GM’77.
Barrie Rabinowitz Cassileth. See Class of 1978.
Sr. Marie K. Conaughton. See Class of 1962.
Helen C. Rogoff Davies. See Class of 1960.
Dr. Robert A. Doughty. See Class of 1972.
Sr. Rose M. Kershbaumer. See Class of 1969.
Stephen J. Kobrin, the William H. Wurster Emeritus Professor of Multinational Management at the Wharton School; May 6. In 1987, he joined the Wharton faculty as the Anheuser-Busch Term Professor of Management, becoming the department’s chair in 1989. In 1992, he was named the Wurster Professor and director of the Wurster Center for International Management Studies. In 1994, he was named codirector of the Lauder Institute, a dual-degree program between Wharton and the School of Arts and Sciences that had been formed from the organizational framework of the Wurster Center. He served as director of the Lauder Institute until 2000, then again as its interim director from 2006 to 2007. In 2008, he launched Wharton School Press; he was also a Wharton Group Speaker from 2000 until 2014, when he retired from Penn.
Dr. Horace MacVaugh III. See Class of 1955.
Dr. Franz M. Matschinsky, Wallingford, PA, a former professor in the Perelman School of Medicine’s department of biochemistry and biophysics and “the father of glucokinase research”; March 31. He became a visiting professor in biochemistry and biophysics at Penn in 1976, and a full professor the following year. At Penn, he continued his groundbreaking research of glucokinase, which he started at Washington University. In 1983, he became the director of what is now Penn’s Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism. In 1985, he was designated the Benjamin Rush Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, a chair he held until 2004. One son is Benno Matschinsky EAS’87.
Max Mintz, professor emeritus of computer and information science in Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science; April 18. In 1974, he joined Penn’s faculty as an assistant professor of systems engineering and was promoted to associate professor in 1976. Ten years later, he was named the Alfred G. and Meta A. Ennis Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science. He twice won Penn Engineering’s S. Reid Warren Jr. Award for Distinguished Teaching, and he also received Penn’s Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2000.
James Pickands III, Clearwater, FL, an emeritus professor in the Wharton School’s department of statistics; March 9. He joined Wharton’s faculty in 1969 as an associate professor of statistics and operations research. A highly regarded mathematical statistician, he published and lectured widely on the Central Limit Theorem and on Gaussian processes. He was promoted to a full professor in 1984 and retired in 1996. He served in the US Army.
Benjamin Shih-Ping Shen, Philadelphia, the Reese W. Flower Professor Emeritus in the department of physics and astronomy of Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences, and Penn’s interim provost from 1980 to 1981; April 10. He joined the Penn faculty in 1966 as an associate professor of astronomy, becoming a full professor in 1968 and receiving his named professorship in 1972. He served as chair of the department of astronomy and astrophysics from 1973 to 1979. Beginning in 1968, he served as director of Penn’s Flower and Cook Observatory. In 1979, he was named associate provost by then provost Vartan Gregorian Hon’88. The next year, he was named acting (interim) provost after Gregorian’s resignation. In 1981, he resigned as acting provost, continuing his faculty work at Penn. He was a pioneer in the use of particle accelerators for astrophysical research, and his work centered around the cascade of nuclear interactions triggered by cosmic rays, high energy particles that move through space at nearly the speed of light. He retired from Penn in 1996.
Dr. Stephen E. Shpeen. See Class of 1981.
Dr. Kelly Ka-Lai Siu. See Class of 1994.
Dr. Jeffrey A. Wortman. See Class of 1969.