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Sr. Anna M. Larkin DH’38, Oldenburg, IN, a Carmelite nun; Aug. 19, at 100.
Arthur T. Brooks W’39, Hudson, NY, retired president of a textile manufacturing company; Sept. 7, at 101. He served in the US Army during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Claude L. Anderson W’42, Stratford, NJ, treasurer of the old James G. Biddle Company, which manufactured electronic test equipment; Sept. 15. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Society fraternity.
Edmund Jones L’42, Swarthmore, PA, a retired lawyer, cofounder of two banks, and former mayor of Swarthmore; Sept. 14, at 101. He served in the US Army during World War II, later assisting with the Nuremberg trials.
Ann K. Keeley-Kavanagh CW’43 G’45, Bronx, NY, a retired television producer at NBC; Aug. 20. For 64 years, she produced or directed shows such as Hi, Mom with puppeteer Shari Lewis, and the Today Show, retiring at age 92. At Penn, she was a member of Penn Players and the chorus.
Allan M. Levick W’43, Lake Worth, FL, a retired CPA; June 11. He served in the US Army Air Forces during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of the swimming team. His sister is Edythe Levick Rapkin CW’38, and two daughters are Marlene S. Levick CW’75 GEd’75 and Honey Levick Bronson Nu’81.
Stanley D. Freint D’44, Chicago, a retired dentist; Aug. 9, at 99. He served in the US Army Dental Corps.
Mildred Kunzig Keil CW’44, Bala Cynwyd, PA, former art administrative dean at Moore College of Art; Sept. 7. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and the softball team. Her son is Bruce R. Wright Jr. W’75, and one granddaughter is Cynthia L. Wright C’08.
Muriel “June” Miller Wensley DH’44, East Longmeadow, MA, former director of a center for women in crisis; Oct. 8.
Chester W. Marynowski ChE’45, Los Gatos, CA, a retired chemical engineer; Aug. 24. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He is a veteran of World War II.
Clara Sutton McCreary GEd’45, Richmond, VA, professor emeritus of mathematics at Virginia Union University; Jan. 9, 2019.
Marion Crombie Adelman CW’47, Englewood, FL, a former grants manager at Yale New Haven Hospital; Oct. 17. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.
Gerhard M. Behrendt WG’47, Sleepy Hollow, NY, retired president of a professional recording equipment supply company; Sept. 2. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. His wife was Ann Shenkman Behrendt Ed’48, who died on Feb. 11 (see Class of 1948).
Katherine Curry Fratti HUP’47, Elizabethtown, PA, a retired nurse; Aug. 25.
Robert S. Grodinsky C’47 L’50, Ardsley, NY, an attorney; Sept. 12. He served in the US Navy. His wife is Leba Pesner Grodinsky OT’51.
Elvira “Ellie” Zink Kennedy DH’47, Groton, MA, a retired dental hygienist; Jan. 20, 2018. In 1989, she was recognized by President George H. W. Bush for many years of providing free dental care to school children in Massachusetts.
Edna “Trudy” Spangler HUP’47, Hershey, PA, a former school nurse; Aug. 29.
Ann Shenkman Behrendt Ed’48, Sleepy Hollow, NY, a retired English teacher; Feb. 11, 2019. At Penn, she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority and WXPN. Her husband was Gerhard M. Behrendt WG’47, who died on Sept. 2 (see Class of 1947).
Robert S. Bevan W’48, Sarasota, FL, retired chief tax council for the oil company Texaco; Sept. 17. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He served in the US Navy.
Hulda Friedhoff Edelstein Ed’48, Columbia, SC, retired director of social services at the Philadelphia Senior Center; Sept. 4. She previously lived in Bonita Springs, FL, before she was evacuated prior to Hurricane Dorian. At Penn, she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority. Her daughter is Teri J. Edelstein CW’72 Gr’77 Gr’79.
Sue Nadel Lang CW’48 L’71, Newtown, PA, an attorney; Nov. 16, 2018. Her sons are Jonathan S. Lang C’74 WG’77 and Michael B. Lang L’75, and her brother is Joseph Nadel Ed’54.
Lorraine Schomer Mashioff DH’48, New York, a dental hygienist who later became a consultant to health professionals; May 7. Her brother is Arthur J. Schomer W’53, and one daughter is Randy Mason C’78.
Dr. Morton A. Rosenblatt C’48, Ventnor, NJ, former chief of surgery at Atlantic City (NJ) Medical Center and an adjunct professor at Hahnemann Medical School; Sept. 22.
Philip M. Shiekman W’48, Miami, a retired attorney; Feb. 6, 2017. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity.
Robert G. Davis C’49, West Caldwell, NJ, a retired art director for Carnrick Laboratories; Oct. 18. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Regina Marsico Luchi CW’49, Overland Park, KS, Sept. 26. Her husband is Dr. Robert J. Luchi M’52 GM’56.
Sonia “Sunnie” Claussen Meurer CW’49 G’51, Greenwich, CT, retired head research librarian at Nabisco Brands; Oct. 16. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Mary G. Maddox Silverstein DH’49, Eugene, OR, a former insurance agent and dental hygienist; Sept. 22.
Dr. Edward B. Sterns C’49, Boynton Beach, FL, a retired dentist; Sept. 12. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Dr. John J. Yaeger GM’49, Portsmouth, VA, a retired radiologist; Sept. 1, at 100. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.
Carolyn Hocker Cooper HUP’50 Nu’55, Naperville, IL, a retired nurse, professor of nursing, and chair of the department of nursing at Parkland College; Oct. 9. One daughter is Jennifer K. Cooper‑Meyer EE’86.
Dr. Victor V. Damiano MtE’50 Gr’61, Pompton Plains, NJ, a retired metallurgist and research engineer; May 21. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Lester H. Fink EE’50 GEE’61, Malvern, PA, a power systems engineer for Philadelphia Electric (now known as PECO) and the US Department of Energy; Sept. 10. He served in the US Army during World War II. His brother is Dr. Albert H. Fink C’50 M’54.
Joseph S. Finston EE’50, Lafayette Hill, PA, former president of a construction company that built the Betsy Ross Bridge; Sept. 14. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
Dr. Douglas C. Heiner M’50 GM’54, Alpine, UT, emeritus professor of pediatrics at UCLA; Sept. 19, 2018. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Dorothy Goldstein Kapenstein CW’50, Philadelphia, a retired librarian and schoolteacher; Oct. 15.
Dr. H. Richard Lamb C’50, San Marino, CA, professor emeritus of psychiatry at the University of Southern California, whose work focused on homeless and incarcerated populations; July 20. He served in the US Army.
Rita Levinthal Love CW’50, Highland Park, IL, a retired psychiatric nurse at Northwestern University; May 16. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority and the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Marion Ploss McFadden ED’50, Chicago, March 7. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority and the chorus.
Ernest Miel W’50, Minneapolis, a retired schoolteacher; Oct. 3. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
Regina “Jeanne” Genetti Murphy Ed’50, Haverford, PA, Oct. 1. She served in the US Navy Reserve during World War II. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Burton Osiason W’50, Tampa, FL, former president of Stanley Chair Company; Aug. 17. He served in the US Coast Guard. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity.
Dr. Richard H. Seibert M’50, Towson, MD, a retired physician and a part-time instructor at the University Hospitals of Cleveland; Sept. 17.
James E. Swanson W’50, Arlington, TX, Sept. 8. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
Dr. Sheldon J. Einhorn Ed’51 Gr’66, Rydal, PA, a former mathematician specializing in major defense strategies; Nov. 6, 2018. He served in the US Air Force as a meteorologist. His wife is Miriam Strauss Einhorn CW’58, whose real estate company he managed, and his daughter is Janet Ruth Einhorn GEng’88.
Herbert I. Fusfeld Gr’51, Stamford, CT, a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and chairman of the Fusfeld Group, an R&D consultancy; Nov. 25, 2018. His son is Warren Edward Fusfeld C’74 G’74 Gr’81 L’86.
Marian Lawber Grady CW’51, North Brunswick, NJ, former chief psychiatric social worker at Edison (NJ) Hospital and an adjunct professor at Rutgers University; Sept. 23. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Susanne Weil Harris Ed’51, Elkins Park, PA, Oct. 6, 2018. At Penn, she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority and WXPN.
Myron M. Moskowitz L’51, Coal Township, PA, a retired attorney; Sept. 13. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Conrad Rechsteiner III WEv’51, Wilmington, DE, a retired accountant and a commercial realtor; Oct. 3. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Anne Schneider Gero CW’52, Columbus, WI, a former law firm bookkeeper; Oct. 17. At Penn, she was a member of the field hockey and softball teams.
Jacob W. Gruber Gr’52, Santa Monica, CA, June 3.
G. Victor Hallman III W’52 Gr’64, Lafayette Hill, PA, a former lecturer at Wharton; Aug. 13. His daughter is Susan M. Hallman C’80 WG’84.
Ellwood F. Jones Jr. W’52, Lafayette Hill, PA, Oct. 16. He was active in local Republican politics and served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of the Glee Club.
Edward F. Kovanic EE’52, Red Bank, NJ, former division chief of the Defense Systems Agency at Fort Monmouth for the US Army; Sept. 19. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of the Navy and Marine Corps ROTC.
Charles H. McKinney W’52, Elkhart, IN, vice president and national sales manager at an RV and camping trailer manufacturing company; Sept. 2. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the Sphinx Senior Society, and he was a manager of the football team. He is survived by Kent S. McKinney W’74.
Robert S. Sherley W’52, Redding, CT, a retired partner at an investment management company; Aug. 22. At Penn, he was a member of Acacia fraternity. Two sons are Robert P. Sherley C’88 and Frederick H. Sherley C’92.
John O. Todd Jr. WG’52, La Jolla, CA, cofounder of the Todd Organization, an executive insurance strategy company; Aug. 26. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War.
Dr. Walter H. Waskow C’52, Princeton, NJ, retired chairman of the anesthesia department at St. Francis Hospital (NJ) and later the Medical Center of Princeton; Sept. 3. He served in the US Army.
Dale A. Brandreth ChE’53 GCh’58, Hockessin, DE, a retired professor of chemical engineering at Drexel and Widener Universities; Sept. 9.
Allan S. Mall W’53, Stamford, CT, an attorney; Sept. 23. He was a veteran of the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Nu fraternity. His grandchildren are Noah L. Klayman C’18 and Julia E. Klayman C’21.
Domencia “Mae” Agnes Pasquariello CW’53 GrEd’85, Gladwyne, PA, retired guidance counselor for the Philadelphia School District; Oct. 13. She was the recipient of the 2011 Alumni Award of Merit. At Penn, she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. One daughter is Dr. Caroline A. Pasquariello C’78 M’82, and one granddaughter is Alexandra J. Fuchs C’13.
James Leonard “Len” Rutledge Jr. W’53, Richmond, VA, manager for an aluminum and packaging company; Sept. 8. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the golf team.
Mary Coyle Veker HUP’53 Nu’58, L’Anse, MI, senior staff member at the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (MI); March 4, 2018. She served in the US Navy.
Hon. William W. Vogel L’53, Wynnewood, PA, a former judge and one of the longest serving jurists on the Montgomery County (PA) Court of Common Pleas; Aug. 30. He served in US Navy during World War II.
Victor Walcoff WG’53, Ewing, NJ, a retired attorney and CPA; Oct. 18. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
Stanley I. Adler W’54, Scarsdale, NY, retired president and CEO of a wooden cabinet manufacturer; Aug. 24. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Alpha fraternity. One daughter is Jill Adler Shein W’83, and his sons are Alan S. Adler C’89 and Michael B. Adler W’85 L’88, who is married to Michelle E. Goldberg L’86. Three grandchildren are Joshua E. Natbony C’12, Samuel J. Natbony C’17, and Nathan S. Adler C’22.
John J. Avignone C’54, North Fort Myers, FL, retired president and CEO of AAA of Michigan; Sept. 1. He served in the US Marine Corps. At Penn, he was a member of the Navy and Marine Corps ROTC.
Duncan H. Bull W’54, Sarasota, FL, an employee at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company; Aug. 20. He served in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity, the US Air Force ROTC, and the soccer team. One daughter is Christie Bull Teachman W’78.
George L. Daghir L’54, St. Marys, PA, a retired attorney and former solicitor for local government agencies; Oct. 3. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.
Dr. Valerie Fassler Levitan Ed’54, Fremont, CA, a former school administrator in Philadelphia and the executive director of several organizations; Oct. 15.
Ronald B. Nelson Ed’54, Philadelphia, a former music teacher at the Masterman School; Oct. 21. At Penn, he was a member of the Tau Delta Phi fraternity, the lightweight rowing and wrestling teams, Mask & Wig, WXPN, and the Glee Club.
Patricia A. Quinn HUP’54, Matthews, NC, a homemaker who volunteered to help children with disabilities; April 2.
Dr. Austin Robbins D’54, Southampton, NJ, a retired dentist and dental professor who taught at Georgetown, Temple, and Penn through most of the 1970s; Oct. 22. He served in the US Navy as a dental officer. One brother is Noel Robbins C’53.
Richard A. DiSilvestro C’55, Victoria, TX, a commander in the US Navy for 26 years who later served as an aircraft maintenance officer for multiple Navy and Marine squadrons; Sept. 10. After he retired, he taught college-level history and computer science courses.
William E. Doherty Jr. EE’55 GEE’62, Beford, MA, an electrical engineer for multiple defense electronics and medical device companies; Oct. 9. He served in the US Navy. One son is Brian J. Doherty EE’84.
Eunice Sadowsky Kahn Ed’55, Bloomington, IN, a former Spanish teacher and director of a teen parents program at the Ulster County (NY) YWCA; Sept. 11. At Penn, she was a member of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority. Her husband is W. Jack Kahn GEE’61.
Robert W. Kinloch W’55, Port Orange, FL, a retired computer programmer and systems analyst for Unisys; Sept. 24. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the football and wrestling teams.
Francis J. Michelini Gr’55, Mechanicsburg, PA, former president of Wilkes College (now Wilkes University) who later became president of the Commission for Independent Colleges and Universities; Sept. 12. During his term at Wilkes College, he oversaw recovery efforts when the campus was hit by Hurricane Agnes in 1972, which flooded 58 buildings. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.
Dr. Edward J. Murphy Jr. D’55, Rochester, NY, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who chaired the University of Rochester’s oral and maxillofacial surgery department; Sept. 9. He served in the US Navy.
Harry C. Richards W’55, Nashua, NH, owner of an eyewear store; Sept. 19. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Dr. Walter E. Afield C’56, Tampa, FL, a retired psychiatrist who founded the Neuropsychiatric Institute in Tampa; Oct. 12. At Penn, he was a member of the fencing team.
David H. Keller Jr. G’56, Doylestown, PA, a banker who also served as an auditor for Buckingham Township (PA); Sept. 14. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Dr. Henry J. Powsner M’56 GM’60, Princeton, NJ, a retired radiologist specializing in mammography; Aug. 12. He served in the US Air Force as a physician.
John L. Ray WG’56, San Antonio, a retired vice president of business and finance at the University of the Incarnate Word; Feb. 24. He served in the US Army during World War II and the Korean War, earning two Purple Hearts and a Silver Star before retiring as a lieutenant colonel.
Robert T. Weed WG’56, Bethlehem, PA, former employee at a household cleaning supply company; Oct. 3. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War.
P. Gerald White W’56, Wilmington, DE, a retired commercial realtor; Aug. 18. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity and the lightweight rowing team.
A. Edward Allinson W’57, New York, a retired bank executive; Sept. 13. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi and Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternities. One son is A. Edward Allinson III C’84 WG’91.
Louis M. Bayne Jr. W’57, Drexel Hill, PA, former director of education and childcare for Baptist Children’s Services and who later became director of the physical plant division at Haverford College; Sept. 18. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and captain of the basketball team.
Dr. Max M. Behr GD’57, Louisville, KY, a retired oral and maxillofacial surgeon; Sept. 11. He served in the US Army Dental Corps.
Dr. Monroe Bernstein C’57, Suffern, NY, former professor of dentistry at Montefiore Medical Center and at Jewish Memorial Hospital; Aug. 31, 2017.
Mary C. Satterlee Egglezos PT’57, Spartanburg, SC, a retired home healthcare physical therapist; Sept. 29.
Dr. John T. Fisher M’57, State College, PA, a retired ophthalmologist; Oct. 7. His wife is Barbara Asbury Fisher CW’57. He served in the US Air Force as a flight surgeon.
Nancy Kanjorski HUP’57, Tampa, Aug. 18.
Raymond David “Spike” Lenoue W’57, Pawleys Island, SC, retired president of the Educational Resources Network; Sept. 4. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Joan Glanding Rhodes FA’57, Newtown, PA, a retired librarian at Ursinus College; Oct. 17. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and the basketball team.
Douglas Simms Stenhouse GAr’57, Torrance, CA, Sept. 27. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Barbara J. White HUP’57, Westport, NY, a former store nurse for a luxury department chain; Sept. 26.
Dr. Leroy D. Aaronson GM’58, East Greenwich, RI, a retired dermatologist; Oct. 14. He served in the US Air Force as a flight surgeon.
Frank E. Downing W’58, Cherry Hill, NJ, a retired executive at GlaxoSmithKline; June 14.
Bernard E. Gibson W’58, Belle Vernon, PA, retired head of his own electronic parts company; Sept. 6. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the wrestling team.
Donald C. Malasky W’58, Palm Beach, FL, a retired real estate developer; Oct. 20. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.
Dr. Barry D. Meiselman D’58, Bay Harbor Islands, FL, a retired dentist; Sept. 11. His wife is Toba R. Meiselman CW’56.
William H. Niemeyer II W’58, Baltimore, a retired administrator for the State of Maryland; May 6. He served in the US Air Force.
Marian Newmark Parker CW’58, St. Louis, MO, a retired business executive at Boeing; Sept. 12. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority and the Penn Players. Her brother is Alexander M. Newmark W’63.
Albert H. Pinsky C’58, Pittsford, NY, a retired attorney who maintained a practice in Rochester, NY, for over 50 years; Oct. 18.
Dr. Peter Demas D’59, Alexandria, VA, a retired orthodontist; Aug. 21. He served in the US Army Dental Corps.
Joane Donald Disanti Nu’59 GNu’82, Exton, PA, a retired clinical specialist at Haverford (PA) State Hospital; Aug. 22. At Penn, she was a member of the volleyball team.
Stanley Fingerman WG’59, Southampton, PA, a CPA; Sept. 11.
Benjamin R. Humphreys W’59, Henrico, VA, an R&D manager at Standard Products; Oct. 2. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Karl J. Ingebritsen G’59, Reston, VA, a former CIA employee who later directed a transportation management service for the town of Reston; Aug. 16. He served in the US Army Counter Intelligence Corps during the Korean War.
Arthur B. O’Connor Jr. WG’59, Marlton, NJ, an investment firm executive; April 30. He served in the US Army.
Joanna Hill Werner PT’59, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 16. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Dr. William Price Hale GM’60, Dallas, an otolaryngologist and clinical professor of surgery at Texas Tech School of Medicine; Aug. 27. He performed his last tonsillectomy at age 82.
R. Thomas Rehwald W’60, Huntley, IL, a financial executive; Aug. 13. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity.
George J. Schaefer WEv’60, Sewell, NJ, a retired insurance executive; Sept. 17. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Robert W. Scheyhing GEE’60, Medford, NJ, a retired electrical engineer for RCA; Oct. 3. In 2018, the Robert W. Scheyhing Group Home for adults with disabilities was dedicated in Evesham, NJ, in his honor. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
Dr. Alvin S. Kanofsky C’61 G’62 Gr’66, Bethlehem, PA, a retired physics professor at Lehigh University; Sept. 24.
Anne Collins Kotheimer GFA’61, Boca Raton, FL, a former art teacher, college professor, and private accountant; Jan. 5, 2019.
Glenn S. Kreider W’61, West Chester, PA, a retired broker for Morgan Stanley; Oct. 14. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity and the swimming team. One son is Torsten Jacob Kreider W’87.
William B. Pennell L’61, Sleepy Hollow, NY, a retired attorney; April 29. At Penn, he was a member of the Law Review. One son is Thomas B. Pennell C’87.
Todd M. Sloan C’61, Hayden, ID, a retired attorney specializing in trade secret law; Sept. 17. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the men’s swimming team.
Raymond G. Supper WEv’61, Tampa, FL, a longtime employee at the oil company ARCO; Sept. 16, 2015. He is a veteran of the Korean War.
Warren W. Zeiss Jr. WG’61, Enola, PA, retired chief information officer at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; Oct. 7. He served in the US Army during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
Alan D. Corre Gr’62, Aventura, FL, professor emeritus of Hebrew Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Nov. 27, 2017.
William C. Gipe C’62, East Aurora, NY, a retired manager at Procter and Gamble; Aug. 29. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and the lightweight football team.
Dr. Maxwell W. Goodman G’62, Chapel Hill, NC, retired co-owner of a family medical practice and a volunteer firefighter; Sept. 2. He served in the US Navy.
Edward A. Harootunian WEv’62, West Chester, PA, retired president of Wharton’s Incorporated, a clothing, dry cleaning, and formal wear company; Oct. 13. His brothers are Karnig G. Harootunian C’59 and Dr. Richard Harootunian C’63 M’68.
Robert L. Hirschhorn C’62, New York, former president of a paperboard packaging supply company and the Hirschhorn Foundation, a philanthropic group; June 1, 2018. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian. Two grandchildren are Alexandra O. Schenker C’17 and Bradley Schenker C’19.
John Katterjohn W’62, Nov. 11, 2018.
James H. Ryan G’62, Tallahassee, FL, a retired US Army lieutenant colonel and head of an international security consulting business; Sept. 1. He served in Korea and Vietnam, and was decorated seven times for bravery and meritorious service in combat.
Larry Buchsbaum GEE’63, Wyncote, PA, a former consultant for the Naval Air Warfare Center; April 26. He was a survivor of the Holocaust.
Allyn Deutel Cooper CW’63, Livingston, NJ, a retired speech pathologist for Livingston Public Schools; Oct. 8. Her husband is Hon. Lawrence Cooper C’60 L’63, and one daughter is Leslie J. Cooper C’90.
Robert K. Huzzard CE’63, Sarasota, FL, a former sales engineer for the old steel and shipbuilding company Bethlehem Steel; March 1. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
David Taylor Jones C’63 G’64 Gr’80, Arlington, VA, a retired foreign service officer for the US Department of State; Aug. 6. He served in the US Army intelligence branch during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Army Reserve. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and the ROTC. His wife is Teresa Chin Jones CW’63 Gr’66. His daughters are Martha E. Jones EAS’91, Dr. Lisa P. Jones EE’91 GEE’91 GM’06, and Margaret T. Jones EAS’99 W’99.
Dr. Edward H. Peeples G’63, Richmond, VA, professor emeritus of preventative medicine and community health at Virginia Commonwealth University; Sept. 7. A longtime civil rights advocate, he published a 2014 memoir Scalawag: A White Southerner’s Journey Through Segregation to Human Rights Activism.
Albert Pinter Jr. WG’63, Ambler, PA, a retired employee of the US Department of Labor; Oct. 11. He served in the US Army.
Barbara J. Weiss GEd’63, Poughkeepsie, NY, a retired supervisor of budgeting and forecasting at Central Hudson Gas & Electric; Oct. 28.
Jill A. Becker CW’64, Lambertville, NJ, Aug. 23.
Dr. Gerald F. Lassoff C’64, Hemet, CA, a retired physician; Sept. 17. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and the lacrosse team.
Lloyd W. Martinson GEE’64, Moorestown, NJ, a retired designer of defense systems for RCA/General Electric; Sept. 17. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. One granddaughter is Kimberly D’Angelo Nu’21.
Jack Rowland Miller G’64, Charlotte, NC, retired director of continuing education at Winthrop University; Aug. 27. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
Dr. Hai Thanh Nguyen V’64, Columbia, MD, a retired veterinary researcher and associate professor at Cornell University Medical College; Sept. 17. One daughter is Teri D. Nguyen.
William J. Redfern GEd’64, Wallingford, PA, a former principal at Ridley High School; Oct. 16. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
Robert F. Stranix ME’64, Warminster, PA, Oct. 6. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the football team.
Dr. James T. Trapp M’64, Pontotoc, MS, a retired radiologist; Oct. 10. He served in the US Air Force.
Eberhard W. Werner C’64, Morgantown, WV, an oceanographer at the Scripps Institute who also taught geology at Waynesburg College and West Virginia University; Sept. 19. At Penn, he was a member of WXPN.
Dr. Dominic L. Cringoli D’65 GD’68, Raritan, NJ, a retired orthodontist; Sept. 11. He served as a captain in the US Air Force.
Dr. Gerald Entine C’65 G’65, Boston, founder of Radiation Monitoring Devices, a nuclear detector company that in 2008 merged with Dynasil Corporation; May 22, 2018. His son is Oliver Entine C’06 G’06 GrW’12 and his daughter is Victoria B. Entine Neril W’02.
Winifred “Freddie” FitzGerald GEd’65, Westport, CT, a former high school guidance counselor and assistant principal; Sept. 15.
William J. Lawrence GEE’65, Cinnaminson, NJ, a retired manager for naval ship communications at RCA and General Electric; Sept. 17. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
Dr. Stuart B. Levy M’65, Boston, professor emeritus of molecular biology and microbiology at the Tufts University School of Medicine; Sept. 4. A well-known researcher and physician who wrote The Antibiotic Paradox: How Miracle Drugs Are Destroying the Miracle (1992), he warned of the dangers of antibiotic resistance throughout his career [“Resistance Fighter,” Sep|Oct 2000]. One sister is Ellen Levy Koenig G’70.
Allen L. Martineau C’65, Paoli, PA, a consultant and former development director at Penn; June 16. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the heavyweight rowing and swimming teams. His wife is Diane S. Martineau DH’65 and one son is Richard A. Martineau C’93.
Dr. John E. Potochny D’65, Lake Hauto, PA, a retired dentist; Sept. 30.
Harvey A. Feldman C’66, Carlisle, PA, former associate dean for academic affairs at the Dickinson School of Law; Sept. 4. One daughter is Kara K. Gendron C’97.
Richard L. Plotkin W’66, Scotch Plains, NJ, a retired commercial litigator who went on to found the Max Cure Foundation, named for his grandson, to advocate for pediatric cancer treatment and research; Sept. 4. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and the lacrosse team.
Dr. Gary J. Cowen C’67, Miami, a retired gastroenterologist; Sept. 16. At Penn, he was a member of the track team.
Richard R. Rulon L’67, Fort Washington, PA, a retired attorney specializing in immigration law; Oct. 25.
Dr. Jonathan D. Satinsky M’67, Bala Cynwyd, PA, a physician; June 2, 2018.
Richard L. Sperry WG’67, Princeton, NJ, retired managing director of an investment firm; July 11, 2019.
Grace Barry Wilson Vaughan GEd’67, Leesburg, FL, an elementary school music teacher who later became assistant professor of music at West Chester University, and then a middle school guidance counselor; Aug. 31.
James R. Drenning WG’68, Saline, MI, a business executive and founder of three technology companies; Sept. 19.
Carolyn Eisen CW’68, Denver, a former administrative assistant at Temple Sinai in Denver; Dec. 25, 2017.
Dr. Beryl M. Kuhn Gr’68, Trenton, IL, a retired chemist; June 30.
Peter V. Young WG’68, Las Cruces, NM, a former SEPTA employee; Sept. 25.
Hossein Keramaty Gr’69, Lexington, MA, a former plant manager for pharmaceutical and electronics companies, including Toshiba and General Electric, who later founded a travel company; Sept. 24. His former wife is Lynne Stauffer Keramaty OT’67.
Louis “Paddy” Neilson III WG’69, West Grove, PA, a former corporate bond broker who later became a full-time timber jockey and horse trainer; Sept. 5. He served in the US National Guard. One daughter is Daphne Neilson Nu’07 GNu’10.
Dr. Carl E. Rogge V’69, Severna Park, MD, a veterinarian in private practice who also served as a veterinarian for sled dogs at the Iditarod; Sept. 23.
Elizabeth Beal Bowman Nu’70, Lambertville, NJ, a nurse who later became a garden designer, reporter, poet, and songwriter; July 8. Her husband is Craig Bowman W’69, and her sister is Cornelia Beal Forrence W’72.
Charles E. Corrigan W’70, Portland, OR, an attorney; Oct. 10. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Dr. Janette “Jan” Goddard-Finegold CW’70 M’74, Houston, a retired physician and professor specializing in clinical developmental pediatrics; Oct. 13. One stepdaughter is Emily Finegold Bouchard C’88.
Deborah Marrow CW’70 Gr’78, Santa Monica, CA, trustee emerita and longtime director of the Getty Foundation, a philanthropic organization promoting the visual arts; Oct. 1. In 2003, she joined Penn’s Board of Trustees and served on the consultative committee that brought Amy Gutmann to Penn as president in 2004. She was also an overseer of the Weitzman School and a member of the Penn Alumni Board, as well as the Southern California Regional Advisory Board. As a longtime member of the Trustees’ Council of Penn Women, she chaired the Sculpture Committee for the Celebration of 125 Years of Women at Penn, which resulted in installing the Jenny Holzer sculpture at Hill Square. In recognition of her years of service, in 2013, the Trustees awarded her the distinction of Charter Trustee. As a student at Penn, she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority. Her husband is Michael J. McGuire CE’69.
Franklin H. Pennell Jr. WG’70, Newtown Square, PA, a retired engineer; Sept. 18. He served in the US Marine Corps.
Arthur R. Sando C’70, Bethesda, MD, a public relations executive who worked for such notable figures as Ted Turner and Larry Flynt; Sept. 3. At Penn, he was a member of WXPN.
Kevin F. Wassong W’70, Whippany, NY, a retired CPA and show dog breeder; April 1. At Penn, he was a member of the lightweight rowing team.
Arthur J. Epstein Gr’71, Bexley, OH, a professor of physics and chemistry at Ohio State University; Aug. 25. He codiscovered the first magnet based on organic materials in 1985 and was recognized as the world’s leading expert in how polymers conduct electricity. He held 42 patents and served as a consultant for DuPont, Xerox, Honda, and Mitsubishi. His wife is Paulayne Sklarsky Epstein Nu’68, and his daughters are Dr. Melissa A. Epstein C’96 and Dana Epstein Stein C’00 G’03, whose husband is Michael Stein C’00.
Royal “Rooky” Firman III C’71, Denver, Oct. 12. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the swimming team. His wife is Stephanie Barkett Firman MT’71.
Dr. Jerald N. Friedman GM’71, Easton, PA, a general, thoracic, and vascular surgeon; May 17, 2017. He served in the US National Guard. His wife is Desiree Friedman CW’66 G’72, and one daughter is Yolanda Friedman Rodriguez C’96 W’96.
Lawrence R. Josephson WG’71, Scottsdale, AZ, former owner of a retail art and framing business in the Washington, DC, area; Aug. 25.
Michael S. “Kirsch” Kirschenbaum C’71, Amherst, MA, a former bank executive; May 6, 2018.
Jeffrey M. Moskow WG’71, Las Vegas, a retired manager in the security industry; Oct. 10.
S. Christine Mummert SW’71, Lititz, PA, owner of a fitness center for senior citizens; Sept. 8.
Dr. Jeffrey Olen W’71, Cascade, CO, a former philosophy professor at several colleges; July 4. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.
Dr. Gordon B. Stull V’71, Egg Harbor City, NJ, owner of a low-cost veterinary clinic; Sept. 8.
Dr. David B. Brown GrD’72, Lawrenceville, NJ, a retired psychologist who maintained a practice for nearly 50 years; Sept. 15. His wife is Dr. Carol Smullen Brown GEd’69 Gr’86.
Dominic A. Colaizzo WG’72, Philadelphia, a healthcare executive; Oct. 7. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. His daughter is Gina Rae Colaizzo GNu’16.
Vicki E. Schonfeld CW’72, New York, a corporate lawyer who later became associate executive director and chief operating officer of the American Jewish Committee; Oct. 3.
Robert J. Buchwald C’73, Sarver, PA, a retired maintenance engineering analyst for the US Postal Service; Sept. 16. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the swimming team.
Eleanor Morris Illoway CGS’73 L’83, Phoenixville, PA, an attorney and land-conservation advocate who served as president of Lundale Farm, a Chester County sustainable-farming community; Oct. 20. One brother is Cooper H. Morris C’75.
Raven McElman CGS’73, DeBary, FL, a grant writer for the education company Pearson; Aug. 12. At Penn, she was a member of the field hockey and lacrosse teams. One son is Jaime B. Leggett C’06.
Douglas B. Murphy Gr’73, Baltimore, former professor of cell biology at Johns Hopkins University; Sept. 8.
Robert J. Crowley Jr. W’74 WG’75, Bronxville, NY, a retired investment banker; Aug. 14. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. His brother is Brian E. Crowley WG’79, and one daughter is Charlotte T. Crowley C’12.
Dr. William R. Hall Gr’74, Monroeville, PA, a retired professor of physics and chemistry at Community College of Allegheny County; Oct. 22. His wife is Judith Ellmer Hall MtE’74.
Dr. Smith F. “Smitty” Hogsett GM’74, Boquete, Panama, a retired ophthalmologist; May 16, 2017. He served in the US Army Reserve.
Arthur C. Kretschmer GNu’74, North Chicago, IL, a retired psychiatric nurse; Jan. 15, 2018. He served in the US Army.
Dr. William P. Mara Jr. D’74, Greenwich, CT, a former periodontist; Oct. 5. He served in the US Army as a dentist. His wife is Suzan Budd Mara DH’73.
Nina G. Segre L’74, Philadelphia, a real estate lawyer; Aug. 12. At Penn, she was a member of the Law Review. Her husband is Dr. Frank F. Furstenberg Jr., emeritus Zellerbach Family Professor of Sociology. Her daughter is Katia Segre Cohen C’86 G’86.
Dr. William L. Meadow M’75 Gr’76 GM’79, Chicago, a neonatologist and pediatrics professor at the University of Chicago; Sept. 14. He was a leading authority on the care of infants born prematurely or with significant health concerns, lecturing extensively on neonatal bioethics.
Thomas P. Nadolski Gr’75, Brandon, FL, Aug. 18.
Dr. Josephine J. “Pina” Templeton GM’75, Bryn Mawr, PA, a pediatric anesthesiologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and former faculty at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Oct. 25. In 1978, she joined Penn as an assistant professor in anesthesia while serving at CHOP as senior clinical anesthesiologist. She would go on to work at CHOP for 20 years as one of a handful of women in her field. In 1981 she became an assistant professor CE (clinical educator), and in 1990, an assistant clinical professor. A member of a prominent philanthropic family, in 2017 she committed $3 million to brain tumor research in a collaborative effort led by CHOP. She and her husband John Marks Templeton Jr., who died in 2015, were also instrumental in founding the Museum of the American Revolution. Her daughters are Jennifer Simpson GFA’12 LPS’12 and Heather Templeton Dill G’15.
Daniel C. Walsh-Davenport G’75, Conway, SC, retired operations manager for Belk department stores; Sept. 29.
Lanny D. Bell Gr’76, East Lyme, CT, a retired Egyptologist who taught at the University of Chicago and Brown University; Aug. 26.
Don M. Blumenthal L’76, Ann Arbor, MI, a former internet lab coordinator for the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection; Sept. 28.
John M. Geddes C’76, New York, a retired advertising executive for the New York Times; Sept. 13.
Winifred Manion Glockner CGS’76, Solana Beach, CA, an American Airlines employee who later became a substitute teacher for the Philadelphia School District; Oct. 5.
Patricia Bonner Calhoun C’77, North Fort Myers, FL, principal engineer for the State of New Jersey; Sept. 1. At Penn, she was a member of the Penn Band.
Louis K. Habina C’77, Secane, PA, an attorney and Wells Fargo executive; Sept. 4.
Dr. James J. Straub C’77, Huntsville, AL, an anesthesiologist; Sept. 13.
Dr. William R. Crombleholme GM’78, New Bedford, MA, former assistant instructor at the Perelman School of Medicine who later became vice chair for clinical affairs and residency program director at Magee Women’s Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh; Sept. 27. He joined Penn in 1974 as an assistant instructor in obstetrics and gynecology. He held a secondary role beginning in 1976 as a staff physician for Student Health. He was a post-doc fellow in maternal fetal medicine in 1977 at Penn, and he left the University in 1978.
Jack D. Tichacek EE’78, Spring Lake, NJ, an executive and financial advisor at a wealth management firm; Sept. 26. A two-time gold medalist at the 1989 US Olympic Festival, he served as vice president for the United States Fencing Association from 1988 to 1992. At Penn, he was a member of the fencing team, where he was a finalist for the NCAA Championships in 1975 and a three-time All-American.
Sandy M. Campos WG’80, Larkspur, CA, May 1.
Andrew A. Cederberg Gr’80, North Grafton, MA, a physicist for the defense and IT industries; Oct. 5.
Renee H. Eckstein W’80, East Brunswick, NJ, a former corporate finance employee; Sept. 16. Her husband is William A. Eckstein C’80.
Laurie J. Weinstein L’81, Rockville, MD, a longtime trial attorney for the US Department of Justice; Oct. 18.
Lloyd “Kam” Williams WG’81, Princeton, NJ, a film and literary critic for several newspapers and online outlets; May 30.
John J. Burke L’86, Washington, DC, a partner at the law firm BakerHostetler; Sept. 3.
Pamela A. McCully C’86, Cambria, CA, a freelance writer and publisher; April 25. At Penn, she was a member of the softball team.
Andrew K. Barber C’88, Plano, TX, a financial analyst; Aug. 31, 2018. His mother is Gretchen Rhein Barber CW’61.
Donna Bruchmann Vogel GNu’89, Long Branch, NJ, a professor of nursing at Fairleigh Dickinson University; Aug. 29.
Tami Trost C’90, Palo Alto, CA, an attorney for the US Department of Agriculture; April 19, 2018.
Bruce T. Bivens WG’91, Berlin, MD, a financial managing director for JPMorgan and a former journalist for the Philadelphia Inquirer; Oct. 15.
Margaret DiPuppo Tannenbaum G’94, Norristown, PA, former director at Penn Law Development and Alumni Relations; Sept. 10. She joined Penn Law in 1984 as an annual giving officer and went on to serve as director of annual giving, director of development, and finally as interim director of the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. She left Penn in 1993 to become assistant dean for development and alumni relations at Widener University School of Law. Her husband is Dr. Philip J. Tannenbaum C’54 M’58.
Jedediah L. Larson W’95, Lake Oswego, OR, founder of an executive search firm; July 30.
Dr. Melanie Kay Tallent Gr’95, Kennett Square, PA, a neuroscientist who also competed in equestrian sports; Oct. 11. She was the chief scientific officer of LifeSplice Pharma, a biotech firm she cofounded with her husband, Dr. Gordon J. Lutz Gr’94.
William J. Jones Jr. WG’96, Fairfax, VA, Jan. 10, 2019.
Dr. Andrew E. C. Crossley D’97, Watertown, NY, a dentist; Sept. 3. His father is Dr. David J. Crossley D’63.
Alexander G. “Sandy” McGrath G’97 CGS’04, Springfield, PA, a former high school biology and chemistry teacher; Sept. 29.
Paul Timothy Pruett WG’99, New York, an insurance executive; Sept. 9.
Aleksandr A. Kraytser WG’00, New York, a former executive at the pharmaceutical company Novartis; May 24.
Angela R. Giannettassio GEd’02, Philadelphia, a commercial real estate executive who also taught elementary school children; Sept. 5, 2018.
Timothy Murphy G’09, Washington, DC, an employee of the US Department of Energy, working in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy; Nov. 2, 2018.
Faculty & Staff
Dr. William R. Crombleholme. See Class of 1978.
Paul Gaddis, Brentwood, TN,senior vice president of management and finance at Penn from 1972 to 1979, who also served as adjunct professor at Wharton; Sept. 11.
G. Victor Hallman III. See Class of 1952.
Emily Mitchell Wallace Harvey, Bryn Mawr, PA, a former assistant professor of English; Sept. 29. She was hired as an instructor in the English department in 1961 and promoted to assistant professor in 1966. Considered an expert on the poets Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams, she also taught as a visiting professor at Swarthmore College. In 1976, she left to chair the English department at the Curtis Institute of Music, a position she held until 1983. Since 2001, she had been a research associate in the Center for Visual Culture at Bryn Mawr College. She was also a research scholar in poetry and the visual arts at the Cooper Union in New York.
Deborah Marrow. See Class of 1970.
Dr. Austin Robbins. See Class of 1954.
Margaret DiPuppo Tannenbaum. See Class of 1994.
Dr. Josephine J. “Pina” Templeton. See Class of 1975.