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1937

Ida Fratkin Epstein Ed’37 GEd’59, Oakland, CA, a retired teacher in the Philadelphia School District; Nov. 2, at 105. At Penn, she was a member of the fencing team. Two daughters are Judith Levy Pordes CW’67 and Mildred Levy Katzman CW’69, who is married to David E. Katzman C’69. Her sister is Jacqueline Fratkin Bersh CW’50.

1943

Dr. Richard L. Cohen C’43 M’47 GM’51, Cary, NC, a retired child and adolescent psychiatrist; Nov. 4, at 99. He served as a physician during the Korean War.

Philip H. Rothblum W’43, New York, Aug. 1. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian. One daughter is Joyce Rothblum Weidenaar CW’75, and one granddaughter is Ashley D. Dreyfus C’11.

1945

Margaret Rekos HUP’45, West Chester, PA, a retired nurse; Oct. 31.

1946

Ida Landenberger Alleman CW’46, Willow Valley, PA, a retired editor for college publications; Nov. 30. At Penn, she was a member of the choral society.

1947

Marie Andrews HUP’47, Harrisburg, PA, a retired elementary school nurse; Dec. 9.

Michelina Renzulli Benoit Ed’47, Ventnor City, NJ, a retired educator; Dec. 8.

Dr. Edward J. Huth M’47 GM’51, Bryn Mawr, PA, retired editor in chief of the Annals of Internal Medicine academic medical journal; Nov. 2.

Grace Donahue Loyle DH’47, Millville, NJ, a retired dental hygienist; Nov. 13.

John F. Peters W’47, Alliance, OH, a retired investment bank executive; Nov. 28. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. His wife is Madge P. Peters CW’47.

1948

Thomas V. Bumbarger WG’48, Hickory, NC, a former CPA who later retired from the textiles industry; Nov. 12. He served in the US Army during World War II.

Adele Hunter HUP’48, Wildwood Crest, NJ, a former nursing instructor for what is now known as Cape May County Technical High School; Dec. 2. She served in the US Cadet Nurse Corps.

Dr. Paul J. McNeil D’48, Marblehead, MA, a retired dentist; Nov. 24. He served in the US Navy as a dentist.

Milton J. Reuwer ME’48, Bel Air, MD, a retired engineer in the US Army Chemical Corps; Oct. 23. He also served in the US Navy Reserve. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity, the ROTC, and the lacrosse team.

Leon Rossman W’48, Boca Raton, FL, Oct. 12. He was a veteran of World War II.

1949

Miriam Lippman Finkel CW’49, Philadelphia, a former social worker for children and a social justice advocate; Oct. 27. At Penn, she was a member of WXPN. One grandchild is Mack S. Finkel C’18.

Arthur L. Gravitz WEv’49, Cheltenham, PA, a tax planner; Nov. 8.

Robert M. Hyde G’49, West Boylston, MA, retired vice president for resources at the Worcester (MA) Foundation for Experimental Biology; Oct. 27. He also served as the former executive vice president of Clark University. He served in the US Army Air Corps as a cryptographer during World War II.

Herbert W. Levy Ar’49 G’75, Gwynedd, PA, a retired architect; Nov. 26. He served in the US Army during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.

Bernard Rigie GEE’49, Norwalk, CT, Feb. 1, at 99. He worked at a defense contractor that built drones and satellite systems.

Nancy Schealer HUP’49, Cocoa, FL, Dec. 30, 2020.

Walther S. Stephenson W’49, Falmouth, ME, a retired executive at Home Life Insurance; Oct. 24. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and Friars Senior Society. He served in the US Army and was awarded a Purple Heart.

George K. Wills W’49, Philadelphia, retired corporate secretary of Rohm and Haas, a chemical manufacturer; Oct. 10. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, Friars Senior Society, and the tennis team. One daughter is Ashley A. Doriss GEd’09 LPS’09.

1950

Anargiros Z. Frangos Sr. ME’50 GME’51, Winnetka, CA, a retired aerospace engineer; Nov. 13. Up until his death at 94, he was also a substitute teacher. He served in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean War.

Marvin Korff EE’50 GEE’59, Cherry Hill, NJ, a retired radar systems engineer for RCA; Nov. 27. He served in the US Navy during World War II.

Agnes Quinn Lynch Ed’50, McLean, VA, a retired nurse for the Veterans Affairs hospital system; Nov. 14, 2020.

Jeanne Hounsell Robinson CW’50, Kansas City, MO, Sept. 30. She worked in the insurance industry. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and Penn Players.

1951

Virginia “Po” Matzke Adams CW’51, Providence, RI, a retired librarian for the New Bedford (MA) Whaling Museum; Oct. 13. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

David F. Craigmile WG’51, Lake Forest, IL, retired president of a manufacturing company that produced stainless steel sinks and pressure water coolers; Dec. 3. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Dr. Philip T. “Bud” Fleuchaus D’51, Ormond Beach, FL, a retired oral surgeon and bank executive; Nov. 4. He served in the US Navy and the US Air Force.

Margaret C. M. Peruzzi DH’51, Hudson, OH, a former dental hygienist; Aug. 27.

Solomon “Kal” Rudman Ed’51, Cherry Hill, NJ, publisher of the Friday Morning Quarterback music magazine, a former radio disc jockey, and a philanthropist; Nov. 30. At Penn, he was a member of WXPN.

Evelyn Sherr Seltzer Ed’51, Cincinnati, Jan. 13.

1952

Henry C. Clifford Jr. W’52, Essex, CT, a retired executive recruiter; Dec. 2. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War and was wounded and captured as a prisoner of war. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity, Friars Senior Society, and the soccer and squash teams.

Leonard S. Dome W’52, Roslyn Heights, NY, an attorney; June 23. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian. Two children are Dr. Jeffrey S. Dome C’87 M’91 and Lauren Dome Korman C’90, and one brother is Col. Martin Dome EE’58.

William E. Gilbert WG’52, Hilton Head Island, SC, retired president of Great Inns of America, a developer and manager of historic inns; Oct. 26. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War.

Alan J. Golden W’52, New Providence, NJ, a retired partner of Golden Electric; Dec. 7. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity, the ROTC, and the fencing team. Two children are Debra S. Golden GAr’88 and James P. Golden C’77 L’80, who is married to Deborah Goldfarb Golden G’80.

Geoffrey A. Johnson C’52, New York, a retired Tony Award-winning casting director for many popular Broadway plays and musicals, including Cats, Les Miserables, and Phantom of the Opera; Nov. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Penn Players.

Edward D. Solomon W’52, Jacksonville, FL, a retired footwear and retail executive; Sept. 28. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity and the baseball team.

1953

Harold B. Blach Jr. W’53, Birmingham, AL, former president of the department store Blach’s; Dec. 13. He served in the US Air Force.

Robert J. Field WG’53, Fincastle, VA, former general manager at Norfolk and Western Railway; Oct. 29.

Roger B. Himmell W’53, Dayton, OH, a retired CPA; Dec. 5.

Richard A. Markell W’53, New Rochelle, NY, president of M. J. Markell Shoe Company, which sells orthopedic shoes; Oct. 10. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. One son is Roy Andrew Markell C’87.

Richard E. Shandell W’53, Bethesda, MD, Oct. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. His children include Andrea T. Shandell C’79 and Thomas H. Shandell W’82.

Morton M. Weintraub W’53, Rye, NY, a light fixture manufacturer; Dec. 7. He served in the US Army.

1954

C. H. Park Adams C’54, New London, NH, a retired insurance executive for Travelers; Nov. 16. He served in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity.

Martin Bloom W’54, Lenox, MA, a former purchasing executive for May Department Stores; Nov. 22. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. One son is Ira D. Bloom C’90.

Florence Parker Cole Ed’54, Birmingham, AL, a former teacher; Oct. 31. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority. Her husband is Dr. G. William Cole C’54.

Robert W. Denney C’54, West Chester, PA, a management consultant; Oct. 19. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, the Daily Pennsylvanian, and the ROTC. His wife is Mary Louise Gorman Denney Ed’56, one son is Robert W. Denney Jr. C’81, and one grandchild is Andrew J. Staller C’15.

Robert M. Grohol W’54, Madison, NJ, a retired executive for an accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services firm; Nov. 16. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.

Robert T. Healey L’54, Lumberton, NJ, a former lawyer who later owned a yacht manufacturing company; Dec. 9.

Justin J. Strauss W’54, Cranston, RI, a former owner of a roofing and sheet metal contractor; May 20. He served in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, the ROTC, and the lacrosse team.

Hon. Helen “Honey” Sullivan Thomas CW’54, Northfield, NJ, a retired appeals tribunal judge for the State of New Jersey; Dec. 2.

1955

Harold R. Cadmus W’55, Cornelius, NC, a retired aviation inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration; July 22. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War, the US Air Force Reserve, and the North Carolina National Guard.

Phoebe Perry Campbell CW’55, Honolulu, a retired teacher; Oct. 21. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Barbara J. Field CW’55, Saint Paul, a playwright and cofounder of the Playwrights Center in the Twin Cities; Feb. 21, 2021. At Penn, she was a member of Penn Players.

William F. Glavin WG’55, Vero Beach, FL, retired vice chairman of Xerox and former president of Babson College; Nov. 8. One daughter is Joanne Glavin McClatchy WG’84.

Paul J. Janson C’55, Royal Oak, MD, a retired district manager of human resources for Verizon; Nov. 3. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity and Penn Players.

James J. Logue W’55, Wallingford, PA, a retired manager for Strawbridge & Clothier; Oct. 22. He served in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard and the US Air Force Reserve.

Marianne Wasco Quinn (Sr. Marianne du Sacre Coeur) HUP’55, Wynnewood, PA, a nurse who later became a nun; Nov. 2.

Bernard F. Reilly G’55, Broomall, PA, a former history professor at Villanova University; Dec. 11. He served in the US Army during World War II.

Paul A. Remington W’55, Franklin, MA, a former plant manager at a printing company; Dec. 10. At Penn, he was a member of the lightweight rowing team.

Dr. Seymour Shlomchik C’55 GM’65, Boca Raton, FL, a retired orthopedic surgeon; Nov. 23. He served in the US Navy as a surgeon during the Vietnam War. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and the baseball team. His sons are Dr. Warren D. Shlomchik M’89 GM’97 and Dr. Mark Jay Shlomchik Gr’89 M’89.

Robert E. Tiffany W’55, Audubon, PA, a retired investment executive and financial planner; Oct. 3. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Mask & Wig, Sphinx Senior Society, the Army ROTC, and the rowing, ice hockey, and sprint football teams. One daughter is Jennifer Tiffany-Amaro GNu’92, and one grandchild is Anna Stewart EAS’05.

John J. van Steenwyk WG’55, Ambler, PA, retired president and founder of Health Economics, a resource for organizations involved in healthcare finance; Jan. 9, 2020. He served in the US Navy.

1956

Peter J. Berman W’56, Peru, VT, a retired commercial real estate broker; Oct. 11. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, and the football, track, and lightweight rowing teams.

Dr. Lawrence C. Blair M’56, Monterey, CA, a retired physician for the State of California; Sept. 8. He served in the US Army as a doctor during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

Donald K. Bobb L’56, Wyomissing, PA, a retired lawyer; March 9, 2021. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Mary Cosgrove HUP’56, Laporte, PA, a nurse and owner of a real estate company; Nov. 9.

Edwin J. Feiler Jr. W’56, Savannah, GA, a retired real estate developer and civic leader in Savannah; Oct. 13. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity. Two children are Andrew B. Feiler W’84 and Cari Feiler Bender C’90, whose husband is Rodd W. Bender L’96.

Barbara Jones Lockwood CW’56, Bend, OR, Nov. 1. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and Penn Players.

Edward K. Shelmerdine IV PT’56, Advance, NC, a retired systems analyst for Boeing Computer Services; Dec. 5. He served in the US Army and the US Merchant Marines. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Carole Berman Silk W’56, Chestnut Hill, MA, a former statistician for the IRS who later became a real estate broker; Oct. 18. She was the first woman to earn a bachelor’s degree in economics at Penn. One grandson is Michael I. Broder C’14.

Bernard H. Strasser WG’56, Ormond Beach, FL, an attorney; Nov. 10. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Dominic P. Toscani L’56, Wayne, PA, a former lawyer and CEO of Paris Business Forms, a commercial printer; Dec. 6. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Jeremiah Williams L’56, Ambler, PA, a former lawyer who retired as an investigator for the federal government; Nov. 9.

Leon W. Zelby EE’56 Gr’61, Norman, OK, a professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Oklahoma and former professor of electrical engineering at Penn; Nov. 9, 2020. He was a survivor of the Holocaust. He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard. As a student at Penn, he was a member of the fencing and lacrosse teams.

1957

Hal S. Brent Jr. W’57, Austin, TX, Sept. 29. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

Peter Corcoran WG’57, St. Paul, MN, a tax attorney for General Motors, Dow Chemical, Dayton-Hudson (now Target), and DeBartolo Realty (now Simon DeBartolo Group); Oct. 21. He served in the US Navy.

Alfred P. Kennedy W’57, Glenmoore, PA, a former executive at a software and data storage developer; Nov. 22. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity.

Jerome N. Koffler W’57, Hartsdale, NY, Jan. 12, 2020. One son is Larry D. Koffler C’91.

James J. O’Neill W’57, Irving, TX, CEO of Sky Chefs, an airline catering business; Oct. 22. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of the soccer team and the ROTC.

Dr. William O. Reid M’57 GM’61, Naples, FL, a pathologist specializing in the treatment of hemophilia; Oct. 18.

Dr. Richard D. Smith D’57, Rockville Centre, NY, a retired orthodontist; Oct. 26.

Sam Sparhawk III L’57, Colchester, VT, a retired personal investment manager at a bank; Nov. 25. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

G. Donald Weber Jr. EE’57, Villa Park, CA, a patent attorney; Dec. 4.

1958

Decima M. Anderson GEd’58, Haddonfield, NJ, professor emeritus of computer science at Drexel; Aug. 5.

William D. M. Chew W’58 WG’61, Jamestown, RI, a former partner at an insurance agency; Dec. 5. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity and WXPN.

Col. Ed D. Davis G’58, Austin, TX, a military officer who later taught aerospace engineering at the University of Texas at Austin; Nov. 3. He served two years in the US Army followed by 29 years in the US Air Force, including teaching at West Point, and deployments to Iceland and Vietnam.

Dr. William J. Ledger M’58, New York, an obstetrician-gynecologist; Sept. 29, 2020.

Gilfrid R. Levy C’58, Allentown, PA, a retired physical chemist; Oct. 20. He later worked at the Lehigh County (PA) Courthouse. At Penn, he was a member of the Glee Club. His wife is Michele Willner Levy CW’60 G’62.

Stephen J. Marcus W’58, Aspen, CO, a real estate developer; Dec. 5. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity. One son is James S. Marcus C’05.

Robert Rosenberg W’58, Los Angeles, a retired owner of a supermarket; Nov. 21. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.

Dr. Harold J. Schaaff D’58, Southport, NC, a retired dentist; Nov. 14. He was also an EMS responder. He served in the US Air Force.

1959

Dr. Allan H. Cristol M’59, Philadelphia, a psychiatrist; Sept. 19. His wife is Esther Klein Cristol CW’57 G’60.

Kenneth B. Davenny WG’59, Port Townsend, WA, a retired manager of business development for navigation at Raytheon, a US defense contractor; Jan. 24, 2021. He served in the US Army Quartermaster Corps during the Korean War.

Richard T. Ernst WG’59, Louisville, KY, an executive at a synthetic rubber manufacturer; Nov. 14. He served in the US Air Force.

Dr. Victor A. Hanson Jr. M’59 GM’66, Brookhaven, GA, a surgeon; Nov. 24. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War.

Dr. Barry S. Kaplan C’59, Dresher, PA, Dec. 1. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity.

Richard J. Katz Jr. W’59, Jupiter, FL, a retired insurance executive; Dec. 29.

Jean Anderson Kostow Nu’59, Wilmington, DE, a former nurse and retired manager of her husband’s physical therapy practice; Oct. 31. Her husband is Stephen Kostow PT’55.

Alan D. Liss W’59, Newtown, PA, a CPA; Dec. 5.

Vera M. Martin GEd’59, Lititz, PA, a retired psychiatric nurse and instructor of nursing; July 6, 2020.

Anthony W. Muoio GEE’59, Camarillo, CA, a retired electrical engineer; Oct. 22. He served in the US Army.

Jack Pinheiro W’59, Audubon, PA, Oct. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity and the soccer team. Two grandchildren are Meredith L. Pinheiro Nu’20 and Hannah Pinheiro Nu’22.

Nicholas A. Salandria WG’59, Harrisburg, PA, a retired employee for the State of Pennsylvania specializing in financial management; Oct. 28. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Richard F. Schwartz GrE’59, Norwich, VT, a professor emeritus of electrical engineering at SUNY Binghamton and a former professor at Penn Engineering; Dec. 4, at 99. He came to Penn as an assistant professor of electrical engineering in the late 1950s and was later promoted to associate professor. He left Penn in 1973 to serve as chair of the department of electrical engineering at Michigan Technological University, before going to Binghamton in 1985. He was a veteran of World War II. One daughter is Kathryn Schwartz Mortimer CW’69.

Anna D. Scott OT’59, Lynchburg, VA, professor emeritus of occupational therapy at Boston University; Oct. 24.

Joan Seifer Weintraub CW’59, Dedham, MA, a former administrator of the Society Organized Against Racism in Higher Education; Sept. 27.

1960

Dr. Theodore E. Braun Jr. M’60 GM’63, Shelburne, VT, an associate professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Vermont; Oct. 23. He served in the US Air Force. His wife is Joan Mulford Braun Ed’59.

Joseph L. Calihan W’60, Verona, PA, a founder of an investment company; May 21, 2020. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, the Sphinx Senior Society, and the golf team. One daughter is Katherine Calihan Kennedy C’93.

Kevin E. Carey C’60 EE’61, Atlanta, Dec. 13. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity, the orchestra, Penn Players, and the heavyweight and lightweight rowing teams.

Lewis Robert Elin W’60 ASC’61, Chicago, Sept. 30. At Penn, he was a member of the Daily Pennsylvanian and the ROTC. His wife is Martha Fleet Elin Ed’61, and his son is Gregory F. Elin C’87.

Watson D. Fisher GAr’60, Harrisburg, PA, a retired architect; Oct. 23. He served in the US Army.

Ivan Barry Friedman C’60 G’61, Erdenheim, PA, a high school teacher; Oct. 31. At Penn, he was a member of the track team.

Edmund G. Hauff L’60, Allentown, PA, a former attorney and instructor of real estate law at Penn State; Dec. 14. He served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

Charles F. Quinn II L’60, Middletown, DE, Nov. 10.

John J. Seksinsky EE’60, Danville, PA, an electrical engineer at IBM; Oct. 28. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity and the football team.

Eugene M. Smith III EE’60, Tucson, AZ, a sonar engineer for the Naval Underwater Systems Center; Nov. 26. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of the ROTC. His wife is Judith Sikarskie Smith CW’63.

Dr. Richard C. Weiss C’60 D’66, Stone Harbor, NJ, a retired periodontist and executive associate dean of business and administration at Temple University’s School of Dentistry; Oct. 17. He was also a professional race car driver. At Penn, he was a member of the lightweight football, lacrosse, and swimming teams. Two children are Dr. Eric C. Weiss C’87 D’90 and Christopher L. Weiss L’92.

Leonard R. Wells WEv’60, Philadelphia, a retired administrator at Sanctuary Christian Academy; Jan. 4, 2021. He served in the US Army Chemical Corps.

1961

Edward N. Adourian Jr. L’61, Moorestown, NJ, a retired attorney and adjunct professor of trial advocacy at Rutgers Law School; Oct. 18. He served in the US Army.

Thomas P. Delucia WEv’61, Wilmington, DE, regional sales director for Franklin Life, an insurance company; Nov. 20. He served in the US Army Reserve.

Harry R. Halloran Jr. CE’61, Villanova, PA, former chairman of an oil refinery; Dec. 18. He also founded Energy Unlimited, which invested funds generated by the oil refinery in wind power. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and the heavyweight rowing team. One son is Neil T. Halloran EAS’01.

Andrew W. Holowinsky Gr’61, Providence, RI, professor emeritus of molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry at Brown University; Nov 13.

Rodger A. Salman W’61, North Haven, CT, a retired Texaco employee; Dec. 9. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

James M. Scanlon L’61, Scranton, PA, an attorney; Nov. 17. He served in the US Army and the US Army Reserve.

William L. Weiler C’61, Springfield, VA, a former executive of a lawn and landscaping company; Feb. 23, 2021.

1962

Nelson I. Cohen W’62, Reading, PA, retired co-owner and co-CEO of his family’s business Astor Knitting Mills; Nov. 20. He also worked for US Ski & Snowboard and was an official at the 1980 and 1984 Winter Olympics. At Penn, he was a member of the Daily Pennsylvanian.

L. Bradford Greene WG’62, New York, a former executive at an investment bank; Oct. 20.

William F. Hostler C’62, Malvern, PA, a retired executive at Delaware Management Company, now part of Lincoln Financial; Oct. 31. He served in the Connecticut Air National Guard. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, Mask & Wig, the Glee Club, and Penn Players.

1963

Louis P. Bierly WG’63, Lake Carey, PA, a retired customer relations manager at Ford; Dec. 11.

Mary Jane Fertal Kris Nu’63, Holmdel, NJ, a retired nurse and nursing instructor; Nov. 16. She served in the US Army as a nurse during the Vietnam War. Her daughter is Alison E. Kris C’96 Nu’96.

Ioannis “John” C. Panaritis EE’63 GEE’64, Athens, Greece, a professor of engineering and telecommunications at National Technical University of Athens; Dec. 26, 2019. He served NATO in several capacities, as a technical expert at Safelight Communications; at NATO Integrated Communications System Management Agency (NICSMA); and as a management senior officer at NATO headquarters in Belgium.

Neal H. Silberberg W’63, Perth Amboy, NJ, owner of a real estate agency; Nov. 23. At Penn, he was a member of Acacia fraternity.

Michael J. Viener C’63, Williamsburg, VA, an attorney who later became president of a manufacturer of maritime wood products; Sept. 14. At Penn he was a member of the squash team. One son is Hardy M. Viener C’96.

1964

James P. Casey ChE’64, Newtown Square, PA, a sales representative of wastewater equipment; Nov. 21.

John R. Cervino GEd’64, East Norriton, PA, a high school history teacher and football coach at several high schools and colleges, including Penn, where he coached the old freshman team; Nov. 29.

Edward N. Evans WG’64, Doylestown, PA, an executive at US Steel; Nov. 3.

Donna Gunning Gutowski DH’64, Titusville, FL, Nov. 9.

Daniel J. Mozeleski G’64, Winchester, VA, a retired CIA agent; Dec. 10. He served in the US Army.

Dr. Jeffrey W. Munson D’64, Bennington, VT, a retired dentist; Oct. 28.

Harold Ray Stevens Gr’64, Hopkinton, MA, professor emeritus of English at McDaniel College; Oct. 30.

1965

John J. Golda WG’65, Newington, CT, a former transportation planner for the Connecticut Department of Transportation; Oct. 24. He served in the US Air Force and the US Navy.

Dr. Richard M. Schieken M’65 GM’69, Henrico, VA, a pediatric cardiologist and professor of pediatrics at the University of Iowa and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine; Nov. 13. He served in the US Medical Corps. His wife is Barbara N. Schieken CW’64.

Dr. Patrick F. Tersigni V’65, Wayland, NY, a veterinarian; Dec. 4.

1966

Dr. Harry E. Afaganis GM’66, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, a retired ear, nose and throat surgeon; Oct. 25.

John Henry Austin IV WG’66, North Saanich, British Columbia, Canada, Nov. 3.

Roger A. Brownback ChE’66, Wilmington, DE, an executive at DuPont; Dec. 2. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity.

Dr. John W. Crispen M’66, Chambersburg, PA, a retired pathologist; Oct. 27. He served in the US Army.

Gary H. Harvey Jr. WG’66, Decatur, GA, former developer of financial management systems at Coca-Cola Company; April 22, 2020. One daughter is Julie Harvey Adams Nu’90, who is married to Michael D. Adams W’90.

Robert I. MacDonnell WG’66, San Mateo, CA, former partner at an investment management company; May 18. He served in the US Marine Corps.

Paul R. McCann WG’66, Upper St. Clair Township, PA, retired CEO of Mellon Bond Associates; Dec. 13. One son is Christopher J. McCann C’92.

Marvin Quittner W’66, Plantation, FL, an attorney; Sept. 25. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi and Tau Delta Phi fraternities.

William M. Schilling C’66 L’69, Springfield, PA, longtime director of Penn’s Student Financial Services, Dec. 9. In 1970, he joined Penn’s department of Student Financial Aid (now known as Student Financial Services or SFS) and rose through the ranks, becoming assistant director of the department, then associate director, acting director, and, in 1981, director. He retired from Penn in 2012 but stayed at SFS until 2016 as a temporary worker. After his retirement, Penn’s Trustees passed a resolution of appreciation for him for “significantly and positively impact[ing] the lives of thousands of Penn students.” As a student at Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. His children include Gail Charlesworth Harrington GNu’96 and William A. Schilling C’03. Two grandchildren are Jacob E. Liberatore EAS’14 and Ben Liberatore GEd’16.

1967

Richard A. Glock G’67, Lincolnville, ME, an educator; Nov. 26.

Wendy L. Kitner DH’67, Carlisle, PA, a dental hygienist; July 6.

David M. Knott C’67 WG’73, Mill Neck, NY, founder and managing partner of a hedge fund; Oct. 23. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. One daughter is Katharine C. Knott LPS’08.

Philip E. Milford CGS’67, Wilmington, DE, a retired legal news reporter for Bloomberg News; Nov. 12. He served in the US Navy.

Henry J. Myers WEv’67, Aston, PA, an executive at a metal forging manufacturer; Nov. 9. He served in the US Army.

Sylvia G. Perelman G’67, Lafayette Hill, PA, a former economics professor at Bucks County Community College; October 17. One son is Richard S. Perelman W’79 L’84 WG’84, and her grandchildren include Benjamin E. Perelman C’15 and Dr. Sarah E. Perelman M’21.

Ted Wengren C’67 GAr’69, South Freeport, ME, a retired architect and owner of a marina; Nov. 4. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

1968

Edward Ite Chen Gr’68, Edinboro, PA, professor emeritus of history at Bowling Green State University; Nov. 20. One daughter is Christina Bi Chen G’87.

Dr. Larry L. Gilbert M’68, Santa Rosa, CA, a retired physician; Nov. 21. He served in the US Air Force.

Edward V. McAssey Jr. Gr’68, Lancaster, PA, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at Villanova University; Oct. 16. He served in the US Army.

James C. McKeever Jr. C’68, Fairfax, VA, founder, president, and CEO of a consulting and permit processing service; Oct. 30. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of the Glee Club.

1969

David F. Burg Gr’69, Lexington, KY, a humanities professor at Transylvania University; Nov. 6.

Walter C. Emery GEd’69, Portland, PA, a retired science teacher; Oct. 4.

Tatsuhiko Kawashima G’69 Gr’71, Tokyo, professor emeritus of economics at Gakushuin University and father of the Crown Princess of Japan; Nov. 4.

Allan M. Kline WG’69, Sudbury, MA, a former executive at a semiconductor manufacturing company; Oc. 23, 2020. One son is Richard A. Kline C’93 W’93, who is married to Karen R. Kline C’95. His sister is Linda Kline Anderson CW’72.

Julie Stack Maas CW’69, Long Beach, CA, Dec. 7. She held various positions in aerospace and software companies. Her husband is Steve Maas EE’71 GEE’72.

1970

Thomson M. Kuhn C’70, former director of academic computing at Wharton; Oct. 23. From 1976 until 1989, he was Wharton’s associate director and then director of academic computing. He then worked for the American College of Physicians (ACP) as a senior systems architect specializing in health IT policy, until his retirement in 2016. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War and the US Navy Reserve. His brother is Gordon H. Kuhn WG’74.

Dr. Burton V. Silverstein M’70, Gainesville, FL, a retired cardiologist; Nov. 4. He served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War. His wife is Dr. Janet H. Silverstein M’70 GM’74.

Robert E. Wederbrand WG’70, Norristown, PA, former manager at Dow Chemical; Nov. 3.

1971

Hugh F. Hanson GCE’71, Basye, VA, a former executive at Hackensack Water Company; July 13. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

George Thompson Pew Jr. W’71, Bryn Mawr, PA, former director of Glenmede Trust; Nov. 18. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity.

E. Michael Powers WG’71, Savannah, GA, former president and CEO of Kennel-Aire, a maker of animal houses and equipment; Dec. 7.

1972

Bernard C. Galgoci C’72, Muscoda, WI, a former co-owner of a native plant nursery with his wife; Dec. 4.

Linda J. Henzel CW’72, Philadelphia, a conservationist who worked for the Vermont Fish and Wildlife department; Dec. 9.

Dr. Larry P. Jenkins GM’72, Albemarle, NC, a retired ophthalmologist; Oct. 20.

Brenda Joyce Killion HUP’72, York, PA, a retired nurse who later taught nursing at York County School of Technology; Nov. 12, 2020.

James V. Quereau WG’72, Wayne, PA, an investment manager; Nov. 7. He served in the US Air National Guard Reserve during the Vietnam War.

John M. Stewart WG’72, Iowa City, IA, Oct. 21.

Michael D. Terry WG’72, Germantown, TN, former head of a manufacturing company that makes welded steel tubing; Oct. 30. One daughter is Agnes E. Terry C’06.

Rhonda J. Weiss CW’72 L’80, Chevy Chase, MD, a former attorney for the US Department of Education; Oct. 19. At Penn, she was a member of the choral society.

1973

H. Barndt Hauptfuhrer WG’73, Bronxville, NY, founder of an investment firm; Oct. 22. He served in the US Marines, and served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War.

Everett D. Millais GCP’73, Ventura, CA, a former land use planner; Oct. 19. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.

1974

Carl E. Doebley C’74, Narberth, PA, an architect; March 12, 2020.

George J. Downs Jr. WEv’74, Newtown Square, PA, a retired banker; Jan. 18, 2021. He served in the US Army.

Thomas C. Schaffer W’74, West Chester, PA, a financial controller; Dec. 18, 2020. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. His brothers are Dr. Daniel A. Schaffer C’76 and Scott M. Schaffer W’80, who is married to Maria Cianfrani Schaffer W’80.

Lewis S. Taylor Gr’74, Philadelphia, a retired personnel director for the City of Philadelphia; Nov. 7. He served in the US Army during World War II.

1975

James A. Levernier Gr’75, Little Rock, AR, a former professor of English at the University of Arkansas; Dec. 14.

Meredith “Duffy” Joyce Saunderlin HUP’75, Chattanooga, TN, a retired nurse; Nov. 25. Her husband is George R. Saunderlin HUP’75.

1976

Martha Connelly Leitner C’76, New York, Dec. 14. One daughter is Elizabeth H. Leitner EAS’12.

Lydia C. Li WG’76, Menlo Park, CA, a former program manager for Hewlett-Packard; Nov. 5. One son is Kristofer L. Eng EE’08 EAS’08.

Gail G. Stringer GCP’76, Lower Makefield Township, PA, a retired WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) administrator for the State of New Jersey; Nov. 10.

1977

H. Miles Cohn C’77 W’77 G’77, Bellaire, TX, an attorney specializing in bankruptcy law; Nov. 9. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. One son is Jeremy M. Cohn W’09.

Alva L. Collins Jr. WG’77, Gainesville, FL, a consultant for the US Department of Energy; Aug. 15.

Raymond S. Dalland Jr. G’77, Madison, WI, a retired political officer for the US Foreign Service; March 30, 2021.

Bernard Lee L’77, Philadelphia, a real estate lawyer; Nov. 7. His wife is Kathleen Bell Lee C77, and his daughter is Michelle V. Lee Lewis C’02.

1979

Charles J. Indyg C’79, Las Vegas, an attorney and owner of multiple hotels, as well as a cannabis production facility; Dec. 1.

Patricia C. Kiniry GNu’79, Berlin, CT, a retired nurse; Nov. 26.

Richard P. Koegler WG’79, Littleton, MA, an assistant treasurer for Kadant, which manufactures engineered systems used in process industries, such as paper, packaging, food processing, and more; Nov. 8.

Maud Campbell Tierney C’79 CGS’03, Bryn Mawr, PA, a former paralegal who later worked in the travel industry; Dec. 2. She was also a volunteer at ElderNet, which helps the elderly remain in their homes, and an active supporter of organizations in the Philadelphia community, such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Please Touch Museum, and the Franklin Institute. Her father is William T. Campbell Jr. L’53, her husband is Brian P. Tierney C’79, and her sons are Brian P. Tierney Jr. C’05 and William S. Tierney C’08.

1980

Catherine Sathaphone W’80, Wildomar, CA, Aug. 31.

Antoinette F. Seymour GCP’80, Philadelphia, a visual artist; Nov. 27.

1981

Paul D. Deen WG’81, Newtown, PA, a software engineer for an investment management company; Nov. 21. He served in the US Air Force.

Dr. Kenneth A. Harkewicz V’81, Crockett, CA, a veterinarian; Aug. 26.

1982

William H. Henson L’82, New Orleans, a lawyer who later became manager of his family’s banking business; Oct. 12.

Laura Santora Mueller GNu’82, Hinsdale, IL, an assistant professor of nursing at Rush University; Aug. 18.

1983

C. Geoffrey Wilson WG’83, Conway, SC, a retired bank executive; Dec. 5. His brother is David L. Wilson Jr. WG’69.

1984

David M. Cuneo WG’84, Wilmington, DE, a retired product manager for the Dupont Company; Nov. 23. He served in the US Navy and the US Navy Reserve.

Dr. YuChin Liu M’84, Issaquah, WA, a retired physician; Nov. 1.

1987

Barbara E. Hughes WG’87, Owings Mills, MD, a former executive at Merrill Lynch; April 23, 2020.

1988

Linda C. Frank CGS’88 WG’90, Coatesville, PA, a former human resources manager at Penn; Oct. 24. She worked at Penn from 1985 until 1988, with her last role being manager of employment/recruitment. She later worked in human resources at various organizations, including the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia, and AstraZeneca, before retiring from GlaxoSmithKline. Two sisters are Lyria Frank Howland C’76 and Laurene T. Hill C’83.

1989

James McGann GFA’89 GCP’90 Gr’91, a senior lecturer of international studies at the Lauder Institute, director of the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, and senior fellow at the Fels Institute of Government; Nov. 29. He authored over 15 books on think tanks and was the creator and editor of the annual Global Go To Think Tank Index. He served as a consultant and adviser to a range of organizations, including the United Nations, the Carnegie Corporation, and the World Bank. His wife is Emily M. Cohen C’81.

1990

Terrence P. Morrow WG’90, Reston, VA, a retired finance manager at Marriott International; Oct. 7. He had a second career teaching English as a second language.

Joelle Marie Rogers C’90, Raleigh, NC, a former family and marriage therapist; Oct. 11.

1991

Hassan R. Duncombe C’91, East Stroudsburg, PA, a former basketball coach at City University of New York’s Kingsborough Community College; Nov. 30. At Penn, he was a member of Friars Senior Society and the basketball team, for whom he was a first-team All-Ivy player and a 1,000-point scorer for his career.

Mary Lou A. Perin Nu’91 GNu’92, Sharpsburg, MD, a retired palliative care nurse; Nov. 23.

Patricia L. Podolin Gr’91, Medford, NJ, group manager of the Respiratory and Inflammation Center of Excellence for Drug Discovery at GlaxoSmithKline; March 3, 2021.

1992

Jennifer Meilinger C’92, Warminster, PA, a speech pathologist; Oct. 27.

Dr. Jonathan P. Powell D’92, Pottstown, PA, a dentist; Oct. 28. He served in the US Marine Corps and the US Army.

Dr. Marilyn Spiegel Sibery C’92, Pelham, NY, a physician specializing in addiction medicine; Dec. 16. Her husband is Richard A. Sibery II W’92.

1993

Margy Lazarus Meyerson G’93, Washington, DC, a philanthropist and a former member of the Penn Libraries Board of Advisors; Nov. 16. A noted urban planner, she taught at Drexel University and the University of California, Berkeley, and she led the restoration of the Darwin Martin House, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece in Buffalo, NY. For several decades, she served on the advisory board of Penn Libraries. In 2007, after the death of her husband—former Penn president Martin Meyerson Hon’70, who served from 1970 to 1981—she established the Martin Meyerson Assistant Professorship in Interdisciplinary Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences. She was a 2008 recipient of the Alumni Award of Merit. “As ‘First Lady’ of the three universities, she was a gracious and beloved hostess and a close intellectual partner with her husband. She was deeply curious, an extensive reader, and an engaging conversationalist,” said her sons in a written tribute. One grandson is Thomas A. Meyerson WG’20.

1994

Dr. Rosemary P. Fiore GM’94, Ocean, NJ, a hematologist and oncologist; Oct. 23. Her daughter is Amy C. Sollitti LPS’17.

1996

Dr. Mari S. Berens V’96, Ewing, NJ, a retired veterinarian; Oct. 2.

Cynthia L. Pyle GNu’96 GNu’09, Media, PA, a retired gerontology nurse; Nov. 30. She spent part of her career as a nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Toni K. Racioppo GNu’96, Gillette, NJ, a professor of nursing at Mercer County Community College and Seton Hall University; June 23.

1997

Joseph M. Barrett G’97 G’02, Yarmouth Port, MA, a global communications and organizational consultant for firms including Xerox and Unisys; Nov. 2.

Carolyn M. Goodspeed GrEd’97, Roanoke, VA, a learning consultant; Oct. 19.

1998

Jonathan E. Gill C’98, Quincy, MA, Oct. 19. He worked for the global software company Dassault Systèmes. His father is Joseph B. Gill WG’60.

2002

Maria Ortiz Calhoun WEv’02, Philadelphia, an independent recruiter for human resources firms; Oct. 12.

2009

Rebecca Orsher Stemplewicz WEv’09, Glenside, PA, Nov. 29. Her parents are Dr. Andrea N. Orsher V’79 and Dr. Robert J. Orsher V’79.

2011

Sean Richardson WG’11, Austin, TX, growth marketer and technologist at Cloudflare; Dec. 7.

2017

Yang Yang Liu WG’17, Pasadena, CA, a former business analyst at Disney; Nov. 26. Her husband is Joseph Wirija WG’22.

2018

Marley E. Goldschmidt ML’18, Havertown, PA, a former financial administrator in the Perelman School of Medicine and the Annenberg School for Communication; Nov. 14. She joined Penn’s staff as a financial administrative coordinator in the department of psychiatry in 2015. In 2019, she moved to the Annenberg School, where she served as a business communicator in the school’s office of finance.

Faculty & Staff

Aaron T. Beck Hon’07, Philadelphia, professor emeritus of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine and the founder of what is now the Center for Cognitive Therapy at Penn; Nov. 1, at 100. He joined Penn’s department of psychiatry in 1954 and became a full professor of psychiatry in 1971. Considered a contender for the Nobel Prize, and recipient of the Heinz Award for the Human Condition (2001), the Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research (2006) and numerous other honors, Beck was known as “the father of cognitive therapy,” an approach that challenged the prevailing psychoanalytic method by instead helping patients to recognize and correct their own negative thought patterns. Beginning in 1959, he directed funded research investigations of the use of cognitive therapy on the psychopathologies of depression, suicide, anxiety disorders, panic disorders, alcoholism, drug abuse, and personality. In 1994, he established the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy with his daughter Judith Beck CW’75 Gr’82, now known as the Center for Cognitive Therapy. He worked at the Valley Forge Army Hospital as a neuropsychiatrist during the Korean War. Two other children are Dr. Roy W. Beck M’77 and Hon. Alice Beck Dubow C’81 L’84. (For more on Beck’s legacy and final years, see our next issue.)

John R. Cervino GEd’64. See Class of 1964.

Horst S. Daemmrich, Flourtown, PA, professor emeritus and former chair of the department of Germanic languages and literatures; Nov. 26. He trained two generations of graduate students in German literature at Penn and chaired the department for a decade before retiring in 1998. He is best known for his research on recurring thematic patterns, which he explored in a series of books. In 1990, Penn honored him with the Ira H. Abrams Award. Two children are Arthur Daemmrich C’91 and JoAnna C. Loughlin C’86, who is married to David P. Loughlin GCP’84.

Linda C. Frank. See Class of 1988.

Marley E. Goldschmidt. See Class of 2018.

Gwendolyn Gordon, Philadelphia, an assistant professor in Wharton’s department of legal studies and business ethics with a secondary appointment in the School of Arts and Sciences’ department of anthropology; December 2021. She joined Wharton’s faculty as an assistant professor in 2013. She specialized in an ethnographically informed comparative corporate law, focusing specifically on the intersection of Indigenous peoples’ cultural norms with issues of corporate governance and social responsibility.

Thomson M. Kuhn. See Class of 1970.

James McGann. See Class of 1989.

Margy Lazarus Meyerson. See Class of 1993.

Cynthia L. Pyle. See Class of 1996.

William M. Schilling. See Class of 1966.

Richard F. Schwartz. See Class of 1959.

Leon W. Zelby. See Class of 1956.

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