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Roscoe A. Bolton W’34, Alexandria, La., former chair of the old Alexander & Bolton, Inc., his family’s insurance agency; Sept. 26, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity and the men’s rowing team. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Jackson G. Denton W’34, Haverford, Pa., retired associate manager of the mortgage and real-estate department of Provident Mutual Life Insurance;July 20.

Mark Willcox C’34 L’37, Glen Mills, Pa., a retired partner of the Philadelphia law firm of Hepburn, Willcox, Hamilton & Putnam; Feb. 18. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.


Dr. Norman M. Wall C’35 M’39, Heathrow, Fla., a retired cardiologist who had served as medical director of the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Pottsville, Pa.; Sept. 3. During World War II, he served with the US Army in the Middle East. He later helped establish the Sheba Medical Center in Israel.


Monroe Geller C’36, New York, Nov. 16, 2011. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. His son is Thomas Geller C’69, one of whose sons is Timothy Geller C’99.

George E. Speake ME’36, Oxnard, Calif., Dec. 7, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s varsity rowing team.


Helen Keffer Battista Ed’37 GEd’38, Ft. Worth, Tex., May 16. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority and the women’s tennis and swimming teams.

James S. B. Beerer W’37, Audubon, Pa., a real estate and insurance broker; June 12, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of the rowing team. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe.

Margaret M. Gerhart CW’37, Philadelphia, Aug. 1.

William O. Spiess W’37, Lake Park, N.C., Feb. 18. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team.


Alfred J. Dann W’38, Doylestown, Pa., former senior contract negotiator for the US Defense Logistics Department; Aug. 30. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s volleyball team. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe, including Omaha Beach and the Ardennes, and later in a provincial military government in Germany. His daughter is Andrea Dann Urban GNu’93 and his grandson is Brett A. McCurdy C’09.

Marcus M. Fisher W’38, Pittsburgh, retired financial vice president for U.S. Steel; Aug. 18.

Dr. Winfield Keck G’38, Boyertown, Pa., former chair and emeritus professor of physics at Lafayette College; July 20.

Leonard J. Lorberbaum C’38, Dalton, Ga., retired executive vice president of a mass-market bedding and bath producer; Oct. 20. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe.

E. Bronson Lyon W’38, Tampa, Fla., April 1. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and the track and cheerleading teams. During World War II, he served with the US Army in the Pacific.


LeRoy S. Maxwell L’39, Waynesboro, Pa., a retired attorney who had maintained a practice for 62 years; Oct. 13. His son is LeRoy S. Maxwell Jr. L’66.


Grace K. Coulson HUP’40, Gettysburg, Pa., a retired nursing instructor at Harrisburg Hospital; June 15. During World War II, she served in the US Army.

Dr. John W. Fitzmaurice C’40, Drexel Hill, Pa., a retired physician at Riddle Memorial Hospital; Oct. 20. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Allan M. Glaser W’40, Tucson, Ariz., a retired furrier in New York; Sept. 2. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s baseball team.

Sidney Ivins C’40 GEd’56, Philadelphia, a retired mathematics teacher; April 29. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Albert L. Klein W’40, Boca Raton, Fla., retired chair of Wharton, Lyon & Lyon, an insurance agency; July 10. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Edgar A. Kovner G’40, Tamarac, Fla., emeritus professor of engineering at Old Dominion University; June 11. He also helped establish a dental school there. During World War II, he was a marine engineer in the US Navy.

Dr. Richard S. Monheit C’40 GM’49, Elkins Park, Pa., a retired cardiologist at Albert Einstein Medical Center; March 27. His son is Dr. Alan G. Monheit M’75 and his daughter is Carol Monheit Schwartz Nu’68, whose husband is Dr. Alan Jay Schwartz GM’76 GEd’83 and their children are Julie S. Ginsberg Nu’96 GNu’99, David N. Schwartz W’99, and Amy B. Seymour Nu’02 GNu’05.

Dr. Henry Frazer Parry M’40 GM’44, Gwynedd, Pa., the retired founding director of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital; Oct. 4.


Dr. Sidney Boyer C’41 D’44, Pembroke Pines, Fla., a retired dentist; Sept. 2. His son is Robert L. Boyer C’73.


John L. Beilman C’42, Covington, La., Aug. 10.

Dr. Charles A. DeLone Jr. C’42 M’45, Camp Hill, Pa., retired chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Holy Spirit Hospital; Oct. 7. At Penn, he was a member of the Sphinx Senior Society, the cheerleading squad, and Mask & Wig. During World War II, he served in the US Army Medical Corps. His son is Charles A. DeLone III C’68 WG’70.

George H. Dixon W’42, Exeter, N.H., former president of the old First National Bank of Minnesota; June 28. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. In the 1970s, he served as a deputy secretary of the US Treasury. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Adelaide A. Hughes Ed’42, Atlanta, Tex., March 9. She had worked for Fluor Engineering.

Thelma M. Locke DH’42, Clementon, N.J., a retired dental hygienist; April 2. During World War II, she served in the US Navy.

Harold Marmorstein W’42 WG’43, Concord, Mass., Sept. 14. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s fencing team.

Clara Staber HUP’42, Allentown, Pa., a retired nurse; Aug. 24. During World War II, she had served with the US Army in Europe.

Robert B. Stengel W’42, New York, former head of his family’s furniture-manufacturing company; May 12. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Nu fraternity and the wrestling and rowing teams. During World War II, he served in the US Army Air Forces.

Edmund Thayer Jr. C’42, Bryn Mawr, Pa., June 13. At Penn, he was a member of the Friars Senior Society and the football team. His daughter is Mary Hayward Griffith CW’67 and his son is Edmund T. Thayer C’68.


Dr. Janet A. Hampton CW’43, Lancaster, Pa., a retired physician who had maintained a practice in Philadelphia for 40 years; Sept. 18.

Kenneth K. Kolker W’43, New York, former president of May Merchandising and chair of May Department Stores International; Aug. 13. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Mary S. Patterson WEF’43, Binghamton, N.Y., July 22. She had been an employee of Wrightnours, Inc., the Eureka Printing Company, and Arley Wholesale. Her brother is Roswell S. Patterson WEF’51.

Alvin D. Schaffer W’43, West Orange, N.J., Oct. 17. He had worked for the Blaustein Co., the oil-services conglomerate. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Delta Phi fraternity and the fencing team. During World War II, he served in the US Army. His son is Dr. Richard L. Schaffer W’69.

Ruth R. Sutton G’43, Wyomissing, Pa., Oct. 17.


Dr. Paul Brown V’44, Sugarloaf, Pa., a retired veterinarian; April 4. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

William R. Cooper W’44, Montgomeryville, Pa., an attorney who had maintained a practice in Lansdale for 60 years; Oct. 23. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity. He was town solicitor for 27 years. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe.

Dr. Frederick D. Dove Jr. M’44, Williamsport, Md., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist and former chief of staff at Washington County Hospital; Sept. 20. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Dr. Martin O. Kaplan V’44, South Kingston, R.I., a retired veterinarian; Jan. 11, 2012. He had served in the US Army.


Philip C. Bond W’45, Charleston, W.Va., Aug. 24. During World War II, he served with the US Air Corps in the Pacific.

Dr. Wesley M. Brock M’45 GM’50, Camano Island, Wash., a retired anesthesiologist who later worked for the state Department of Social and Health Services; Sept. 25.

Robert H. Dallas C’45, Whitehouse, N.J., founding head of the Dallas Group of America, a chemicals company; Oct. 3.

Freda Arnold Kirkley DH’45, Fayetteville, N.Y., a retired dental hygienist; Sept. 19.

John B. Sibley C’45, Cumming, Ga., Aug. 14. He had worked for AstraZeneca. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army

Field Wehle FA’45, New York, Sept. 1, 2012. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.


Howard R. Blank W’46, White Stone, Va., Sept. 15. His brother is Curtis E. Blank W’44.

Dr. Ray W. Collins Jr. GM’46, Middlebury, Vt., a retired surgeon at Porter Hospital; Sept. 14. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Eleanor K. Daniels Ed’46, Ambler, Pa., Sept. 28. She had long volunteered with domestic abuse and homeless shelters.

Elizabeth Crothers Hawthorne Ed’46 GEd’48, Arlington, Va., former president of the Women’s Athletic Association; April 26. A varsity member of the women’s basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, and tennis teams (and captaining all those teams), she was inducted into Penn’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000. She was All American lacrosse for four years, and was named to the Mid-Atlantic College All Star Hockey Team. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She received the Father’s Trophy Award, and was in Mortar Board. Her brother is Samuel Crothers III Ar’51.

Mary D. Hyndman Ed’46, Lafayette Hill, Pa., Oct. 21, 2012. She was the first woman chair of the Philadelphia Flower Show in 1985 and 1986. Her husband is Thomas M. Hyndman Jr. L’50 and their daughter is Patricia Hyndman Doggett GEd’75.

Elizabeth Quinn Love CW’46, Pittsburgh, Oct. 11. At Penn, she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

Dr. David P. McCallie M’46 GM’50, Chattanooga, Tenn., retired president and CEO of Beacon Health Alliance; Oct. 7. He had helped set up the Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation.

Dr. Michael T. Sponzo D’46, Avon, Conn., a retired dentist who later served on the faculty at the University of Connecticut dental school; Oct. 16.


Eleanor H. Bendell GEd’47, San Leandro, Calif., a retired counselor at Fremont High in Oakland; Aug. 12.

Albert M. DiGregorio WEv’47, Yardley, Pa., a real estate broker; Oct. 11. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Marvin S. Isdaner W’47, Boynton Beach, Fla., Sept. 1. During World War II, he served with the US Air Force in Europe.

Hon. Joseph T. Labrum Jr. C’47 L’50, Media, Pa., former Common Pleas judge in Delaware County; Sept. 4. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s basketball and squash teams. He retired as of counsel for the law firm of Fronefield, deFuria & Petrikin. He was a veteran of the US Navy. His son is Joseph T. Labrum III C’77 and his granddaughter is Sara J. Labrum C’16.

William H. Livingston Jr. GAr’47, Bryn Mawr, Pa., a retired architect; Oct. 24. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe.

Constance Millet HUP’47, Utica, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2012.


Elizabeth Graziola Dick Ed’48 GEd’51, Kennett Square, Pa., a retired grade-school counselor; Oct. 21.

Allen Kayne W’48, Baltimore, July 22.

Robert H. Montgomery C’48, Wynnewood, Pa., June 4. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the wrestling team.

Dr. Richard L. Schafer M’48, Ottawa Hills, Ohio, a retired hematologist and former professor at the University of Toledo; Sept. 24. During the Korean War, he served in the US Navy.

Robert A. Wagner W’48, Denville, N.J., a former vice president for the Irving Trust Co.; Aug. 29. During World War II, he served in the US Air Force.

Melvin N. Wall C’48, Harrisburg, Pa., an owner of several children’s clothing stores; Jan. 20, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

John B. Welsh W’48, Akron, Ohio, Aug. 27. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Lawrence W. Zonsius Jr. W’48, Huntley, Ill., retired head of the Rockwood Co., an insurance brokerage; Sept. 24. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe; captured in the Battle of the Bulge, he received the Purple Heart.


Rena Cardani Ed’49, Voorhees, N.J., May 22.

Louis De Moll Ar’49, Newtown Square, Pa., a retired architect and former CEO of the Ballinger Company; Oct. 15. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. Among his commissions are the McNeil Building at Penn, the Unisys corporate headquarters in Bluebell, and the former US embassy in Kabul. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe.

Charles H. Diehl Jr. GCE’49, Glen Mills, Pa., a retired engineering consultant; Sept. 23. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe.

Edward W. Klumpp W’49, Boca Raton, Fla., retired owner of Willow Brook Country Club and the Ski Mountain Recreation Area; Oct. 2. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr. G’49, Columbia, Md., a retired economist and statistician; Oct. 15, 2012.

Nelson F. Rekos ME’49, North Wildwood, N.J., a former employee of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics and NASA; Oct. 12. At Penn, he was a member of the sprint football team. He also had worked at the Philadelphia Ship Yards. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Dr. Marvin J. Rosenblum W’49, Nashville, Tenn., a former clinical professor emeritus of internal medicine at Vanderbilt University; Jan. 25, 2012.

Dr. George F. Tibbens GM’49, Washington, Pa., a retired ophthalmologist; Sept. 16. During the Korean War, he served in the US Air Force.

Margaret O. Wert NEd’49, Willow Street, Pa., former director of nursing for the McCosh Infirmary at Princeton University; May 8, 2012. She served in the US Army during World War II.

Richard A. Yarnall GAr’49, Solebury, Pa., a retired architect who had maintained a practice for over 50 years; Sept. 15.


Dr. Arthur P. Coogan C’50 V’52, Wilmington, Del., a retired veterinarian; Oct. 8. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Marcus Feder III W’50, Shaker Heights, Ohio, Sept. 18. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and the men’s cross-country and track teams. He was a veteran of the US Navy.

John A. Paulus WG’50, Chester, Va., former city manager for Mt. Lebanon, Pa., Rye, N.Y., and Ridgewood, N.J.; July 15.

Dr. Leon A. Weiss GD’50, Longmeadow, Mass., a retired endodontist who had maintained a practice in Springfield for 50 years; Sept. 13. He also served as an adjunct professor of dentistry at Harvard and Tufts universities. His son is Richard A. Weiss WG’87, whose wife is Meryl Antonowsky Weiss C’79 GEd’84; his daughter is Marjorie Weiss Patkin C’81, whose husband is Dr. Randall Patkin M’81 GM’89 and their daughter is Brooke L. Patkin C’11.


Dr. John R. Berggren V’51, River Falls, Wis., a retired veterinarian who had maintained a practice there for over 50 years; Oct. 11.

John Gaito CCC’51 Gr’59, Pinellas Park, Fla., emeritus professor of psychology and director of the Molecular Psycho-Biology Laboratory at York University in Toronto; Aug. 10.

Dr. Alfonso R. Gennaro G’51, Ambler, Pa., retired professor of organic chemistry at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia; Sept. 8. He had been dean of graduate studies there.

Virginia S. Grubb CW’51 GEd’54, Pipersville, Pa., former and chair of chemistry at Springfield High School; July 18. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Frederick Heldring W’51, W ayne, Pa., retired chair of the old Philadelphia National Bank; Oct. 12. He later cofounded the Greater Philadelphia Partnership and served as chair of the old Philadelphia Development Partnership. During World War II, he ran a spy network for the Allies in his native Netherlands.

Leroy I. Hoch W’51, Warminster, Pa., July 17. He had worked for IBM. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. During the Korean War, he served in the US Army.

Robert H. Moran W’51, Williamsburg, Va., a former employee of IBM; Jan. 8, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. During the Korean War, he served in the US Air Force.

Matthew Nitches EE’51, Hollywood, Fla., March 15, 2012.

Mary C. Redd GEd’51, Baltimore, a retired assistant principal at Arlington Elementary School; Aug. 17.

Marcel Pittet C’51, Ft. Kent, Maine, a retired librarian with the University of Maine; Oct. 4. During World War II, he served with the US Army in the Pacific.

John T. Spicknall WG’51, Savannah, Nov. 6, 2012. He had worked as a marketing executive in the paperboard-packaging industry.

Sidney T. Yates C’51, Newtown, Pa., a retired attorney who had served as solicitor for local towns and school districts; Sept. 10.


John C. Allen IV W’52, Warminster, Pa., retired director of purchasing at Unisys; Sept. 21. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Paul J. Ference W’52, Philadelphia, Oct. 3. During World War II, he served in the US Army and received the Purple Heart and a Bronze Star.

Dr. Samuel J. Friedberg M’52, San Antonio, a founding faculty member of the University of Texas Health Science Center who headed its endocrinology and metabolism division; Oct. 15.

Dr. Gerhard J. Haas Gr’52, Woodcliff Lake, N.J., a retired microbiologist at Fairleigh Dickinson University; May 1.

Dr. G. A. Haws V’52, Shippenville, Pa., a retired veterinarian field officer for the state Department of Agriculture; Sept. 16, 2012.

Thomas J. Hirschfeld C’52, Alexandria, Va., a retired diplomat with the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency who worked on troop reductions in Europe; Dec. 9, 2012. His wife is Hana Dubsky Hirschfeld CW’55.

Harold W. MacDonald W’52, Lawrenceville, N.J., a retired manager for PSE&G, the public-utility company; Sept. 22. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Gamma fraternity. He was a president of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.


Dr. John M. Akin Jr. M’53 GM’60, Mountain Brook, Ala., a retired surgeon who was director of the general-surgery program of Baptist Health System; March 1. His grandson is Thompson S. McGivaren W’13.

Dr. George J. Alexander C’53 L’59, Los Altos Hills, Calif., dean emeritus of the Santa Clara University law school; July 29. He also taught at the University of Chicago and Syracuse University. He and his wife, Katherine Violet Alexander L’59, established the Katharine & George Alexander Law Prize in 2008, “to bring recognition to lawyers who have used their legal careers to help alleviate injustice and inequity.”

Dr. Marquis N. Brubaker V’53, Everett, Pa., a retired veterinarian; July 26.

Dr. Albert E. Field Jr. D’53, Huntington, N.Y., a retired dentist; Oct. 10.

Vera Welch Hall GEd’53, Baltimore, a retired school teacher and librarian; Oct. 6, 2012. Her daughter is Patrice A. Hall C’78.

Robert N. Kerbel C’53, Mason, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2012.

W. Joseph Manning WEv’53, Wilmington, Del., retired director of human resources for the DuPont Company; April 8, 2012.

Richard H. Pauker W’53, Westport, Conn., former president of the Barclay Knitwear Co.; Jan. 6, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Nu fraternity. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War.

Gerald Pickover W’53, Farmington Hills, Mich., July 29. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. His daughter is Sheri Aileen Pickover GEd’91.

Daniel L. Redmond Jr. GCE’53, West Chester, Pa., former senior vice president of engineering for Hartz Mountain Industries; Sept. 1. He previously had his own business, O’Brien & Redmond, and was responsible for building over 40 bridges in New Jersey.

Dr. David R. Stoltz D’53, Spartanburg, S.C., a retired staff dentist at Spartanburg Regional Hospital; Oct. 24.


Gerald E. Bachman WG’54, Oldwick, N.J., Aug. 26.

Charles Fuscsick WEv’54, Morton, Pa., a retired accountant for GE; Sept. 2.

Robert E. Geasey GEE’54 GEng’60, Portsmouth, R.I., a retired senior systems engineer for General Electric; Aug. 21.

John W. McInnis C’54, Kenilworth, Ill., Aug. 1. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity.

Ann L. Naugle HUP’54, Reading, Pa., May 15.

Dr. Arthur L. Wool D’54 GD’58, Sinking Spring, Pa., a retired orthodontist; March 9.


Garnett F. Beazley Jr. WG’55, West Columbia, S.C., Feb. 16, 2013.

Dr. Robert F. Longley C’55, Salisbury, Conn., former dean of men and director of alumni relations at Penn, where he also taught English (1958-67); Oct. 7. He later was a senior vice president at the old Morgan Guaranty Trust.

John B. Lavin W’55, West Chester, Pa., bond salesman and investment adviser, most recently associated with Divi-Vest Advisors; Oct. 9, 2011. At Penn, he was a nine-letter man, excelling at both football and basketball. By his graduation, he was the only player in Penn football history to start 18 straight games. A Mungerman, his biggest thrill on the field came when he scored a touchdown in his sophomore year that resulted in Penn defeating Cornell 14-7 to win the 1952 Ivy League title. He was also a member of the Sphinx Senior Society and Sigma Nu fraternity. His daughter is Kimberly A. Lavin C’82, whose husband is Gregory Choi W’82.

John R. Mapes W’55, Norfolk, Neb., July 24, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.

Dr. Robert C. Shoemaker GM’55, Claremont, N.H., a retired orthopedic surgeon; June 15. He was a former president of the Claremont General Hospital staff.

Calvin Zieky C’55, West Hartford, Conn., retired senior project manager for B-G Mechanical Contractors; Oct. 15.


Stephen C. C. Cheung WG’56, Hong Kong, retired executive director of the Lap Shing Trading Co.; Jan. 2012. He was a prominent member of the Penn community there. His son is Jeffrey T. H. Cheung EAS’87 W’87.

Eileen M. Conlan Ed’56, Clearwater, Fla., Sept. 21. She had worked for the US Virgin Islands school system. At Penn, she was a member of the Pennguinettes synchronized-swimming team.

A. William Csink Ar’56, Santa Barbara, Calif., Aug. 16.

William T. Green III WEv’56, Wilmington, Del., April 20. He had worked for the DuPont Co. During World War II, he served with the US Army in the Pacific; wounded, he received four Purple Hearts.

James E. Hazeley ME’56, Lancaster, Pa., Oct. 10. He had worked in design for of Armstrong Cork, manufacturer of floors and ceilings.

Doris Andrews Hazen HUP’56 Nu’61, Scottsdale, Ariz., a retired nurse; Sept. 19.

Edward W. Neumann Jr. WG’56, New Hartford, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2013.

Dr. James A. Shaver C’56 GM’60, Pittsburgh, a retired cardiologist atthe University of Pittsburgh for over 45 years, who served as department chief there for 25 years; April 13, 2012. His son is Dr. James A. Shaver CGS’98 and his daughter is Ellen E. Albers GEd’02.


Dr. Richard J. Feinberg Gr’57 M’57, Loveland, Colo., a retired pediatric allergist who had maintained a private practice in Washington for many years; Sept. 26.

Jerome I. Schwartz W’57, Blue Bell, Pa., a founding partner of the accounting firm Schwartz Lasson Harris Ltd.; Oct. 6.


Joan Cramer Balderstone CW’58 GEd’63, Cherry Hill, N.J., Jan. 10, 2012. Her son is Edward H. Balderstone C’87.

Dr. Albert M. Dickson Jr. M’58, Virginia Beach, Va., a retired physician; Oct. 1.

Dr. Arnold H. Gessel M’58 GM’62, Newton, Mass., a retired psychiatrist; May 4. His brother is Edwin H. Gessel G’50.

Dr. Rollo E. Gower D’58, Slatington, Pa., a retired dentist; May 11.

Gordon L. Link C’58, New Smyrna Beach, Fla., former executive vice president and director of the advertising firm McCann-Erickson; Sept. 24. The account supervisor for Coca-Cola, he was prominent in implementing the campaign “It’s the Real Thing.” At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, the Sphinx Honor Society, and the track team.

Dr. Bernardo Moreno Mejia GM’58, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., a retired surgeon; July 8.

Dr. Robert W. Pfeffer V’58, Mansfield Center, Conn., a retired veterinarian; Oct. 13.


Dr. Harold N. Burnham M’59, Raymond, Maine, a retired physician who had maintained a practice in Gorham for many years; July 31.

Robert A. Coia W’59, Newtown Square, Pa., a retired audit manager for the EPA; Aug. 26.

Austin B. Graff L’59 WG’59, Washington, a retired labor and discrimination law attorney; March 3.

John F. Loughran W’59, Downingtown, Pa., retired owner of Agri-Enzyme Products; Aug. 9.

Hope Welsh Makler G’59, Palo Alto, Calif., former founder of the Makler Gallery in Philadelphia, which operated from 1960 until 1985; April 15. Her husband is Dr. Paul Todd Makler M’43 GM’53 and her son is Dr. P. Todd Makler Jr. C’68 M’72 GM’76, whose wife is Susan Rarig Makler CW’70.

Dr. James D. Sheen D’59, Gettysburg, Pa., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for 45 years; Sept. 21.

Dr. Benjamin Wolf Gr’59, Honolulu, retired professor emeritus of microbiology at Penn Veterinary Medicine; April 19. An immunologist, he focused on autoimmunity. He had received a Research Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, 1962-72. His son is Howard S. Wolf C’75.


Dr. Walter G. Creed C’60 Gr’68, Kailua, Hawaii, emeritus professor of English at the University of Hawaii; Sept. 23. His wife is Dr. Victoria Schanck Creed G’65 Gr’88.

W. R. Seal W’60, Charlotte, N.C., June 30.


Dr. Everett P. Borghesani D’61 GD’64, Berwyn, Pa., retired chief of oral surgery and dentistry at Bryn Mawr Hospital who served as the team dentist for the Philadelphia Flyers for 28 seasons; Aug. 30. He also taught at Penn and was a surgeon at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Mark C. Han G’61 GCh’64, Newark, Del., an analytical and research chemist at the Penn Museum and at the DuPont Co.; Oct. 4.

Mr. Albert L. Hershey ASC’61, Thomaston, Conn., a copy editor for The Republican in Springfield, Mass.; Sept. 16.

Dr. Edward D. Johnson M’61 GM’65, Chattanooga, Tenn., a retired orthopaedic surgeon; Oct. 9.

Dr. Lynn E. Rose Gr’61, Casa Grande, Ariz., an emeritus professor of philosophy at SUNY Buffalo; Oct. 27.

Herbert E. Sawin II WG’61, Traverse City, Mich., Aug. 27. He had retired from Hopper Soliday in Philadelphia.


Dr. Michael J. Uricheck C’62 GEd’65, Waterbury, Conn., a retired professor of chemistry at Western Connecticut State University; July 23. He was an editor for the International Herpetological Society.


Dr. Bryan S. Johnson V’63, Osprey, Fla., a retired veterinarian who had maintained practices in New Jersey; Sept. 26.

Dr. Aneel N. Patel GM’63, Hampstead, N.C., a retired physician who had maintained a practice in Greenville; Feb. 28, 2012.

Judith Penn Schur CW’63, Rydal, Pa., a retired English teacher at Lower Moreland High School; Aug. 27. Her husband is William A. Schur L’62 and her son is Neil C. Schur C’91.

Allen S. Smallwood Jr. GEd’63, Philadelphia, retired principal of the Linglebach Elementary School; Aug. 22.

Ronald L. Stewart GEd’63, Blue Bell, Pa., a retired executive director of long-term care marketing for Merck; Aug. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He had earlier been an elementary school teacher in Moorestown, N.J. His wife is Ardelia C. Stewart GEd’63 and his son is Maitland Lee Stewart WG’94.


Kevin Shanley C’64, Gladstone, N.J., retired senior vice president and CFO of the Atlantic Health System; Oct. 8. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity and the men’s hockey team. His daughter is Katy S. Scott C’95.


Jane S. Blume G’65, Albuquerque, N.M., head of a PR firm who was a former general manager of KUNM radio station; Sept. 17.

Dr. John Cathcart GM’65, Greenwood, S.C., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist; Aug. 25.

Dr. H. Thomas Dodds GM’65, Swarthmore, Pa., a retired ophthalmologist at Wills Eye and Lankenau hospitals; July 10. His wife is Sheila M. Bell GEd’64 and their son is Graham Gibbons Dodds G’98 Gr’05.

Theodore D. Pennington WG’65, Brentwood, Tenn., a former manager at Monsanto Digital Equipment; Aug. 28.

Joseph T. Saganowich GEE’65, Howell, N.J., a retired civilian electrical engineer who ran research projects with the US Defense Department and NASA; Sept. 9.

Stuart A. Wurtman L’65, Jerusalem, a former Philadelphia attorney who had served as president of the Union of Councils for Soviet Jewry (1975-77);April 16, 2012. He moved to Israel in 1977. His brother is Dr. Richard J. Wurtman C’56.


Dr. Christopher M. Black Gr’66, Fairfax, Calif., a writer of children’s books; Aug. 24.

Joseph F. Lindenfeld G’66, Memphis, Tenn., retired director of the Shelby State Community College library; Sept. 20.

Janet V. Sweet FA’66, Stockton, N.J., March 26. She had taught art in Philadelphia schools.


Douglas S. Dietrich WG’67, Sanibel, Fla., July 9.

Gary F. Eubanks W’67, Marietta, Ga., a retired attorney who had maintained a practice there for 31 years; Aug. 27. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity.

Martin H. Ewer GEE’67, Glenside, Pa., a retired engineer who had worked for the Philadelphia Electric Company (now PECO) from 1960 to 1991; Sept. 21.

Dr. William R. Morton V’67, Edmonds, Wash., retired director of the Washington Regional Primate Research Center at the University of Washington; Sept. 4.


Gordon M. Biehl Jr. W’68, Pottsville, Pa., Aug. 29.

Dr. Stephen E. Hirschberg C’68, Elmsford, N.Y., a retired physician who had maintained a practice in Yonkers for many years; Oct. 7.

Glenn H. Korff WG’68, Boulder, Colo., retired vice president executive director of Goldman Sachs who headed the firm’s fixed-income compliance; Aug. 1.

Lynn W. Nichols GNu’68, Rochester, N.Y., retired assistant professor at SUNY Plattsburgh, from 1970 to 1995; Sept. 8.


Anthony C. Daum L’69, Houston, a contracts manager at Bechtel Corp., who retired last year after a 40-year career on international projects; Sept. 30. Serving as a captain during the Vietnam War, he was awarded a Bronze Star.

Richard George L’69, Summit, N.J., former managing partner for the law firm of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP; May 30, 2012.

Paul W. Kraska GEE’69, Minneapolis; a retired staff software engineer for Unisys; Jan. 7, 2013.

Dr. Paul K. Montner C’69, Albuquerque, N.M., Feb. 4, 2012. Most recently he was a medical consultant to large law firms.

Dr. Rolf L. Schapiro GM’69, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., retired chair of diagnostic radiology at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh; Oct. 12.

Elinor Sobel Spieler G’69, Bethesda, Md., July 30.

Dr. Ted R. Watkins SW’69 GrS’76, San Marcos, Tex., a retired professor of social work at the University of Texas at Arlington; Sept. 8.


Debora Kemmler Rowe HUP’70, Harrisburg, Pa., a registered nurse clinical supervisor for Pinnacle Health Hospital; Sept. 9.

Anita R. Spiegel CW’70 GEd’03, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., Sept. 26.


Dr. Larry A. Bugen GEd’71, Austin, a psychotherapist who had maintained a practice there for 30 years; May 16. He helped found Hospice Austin.

Dr. Larry Stewart Goldblatt GM’71, New York, a psychiatrist; April 17.

Dr. William W. Kuhn Gr’71, Columbia, S.C., retired principal scientist for the Mitre Corp.; Oct. 24. He had taught mathematics at St. Joseph’s and Temple universities in Philadelphia.


Dr. Thomas N. Lavin C’73, Watchung, N.J., a medical researcher at Duke University, UC San Francisco, Cornell Medical School, and the Ciba-Geigy Corporation; Sep. 26.

Kenneth W. Morris GLA’73, Vancouver, a retired architect; March 2, 2012. He led the landscape design for the Law Courts building there. Dr. Ivan A. Sag G’73, Menlo Park, Calif., the Sadie Dernham Patek Professor in Humanities and a professor of linguistics at Stanford University; Sept. 10.

Dr. N. Scott Arnold C’73, Mountain Brook, Ala., retired professor of philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham; Aug. 26. He wroteMarx’s Radical Critique of Capitalism (1990), The Philosophy and Economics of Market Socialism (1996), and Imposing Values: Liberalism and Regulation (2009), all published by Oxford University Press.

John P. Scholz PT’73, Newark, Del., professor of physical therapy at the University of Delaware; Oct. 19.


Susan Kramer Feinberg CW’74 G’76, Chappaqua, N.Y., Aug. 20. She was a former vice president of credit-administration for the Bank of Toyko; Her daughter is Abigail W. Feinberg C’06.

Dr. Joan K. Forrest CW’74, San Diego, a dentist who had maintained a practice there for over 30 years; Aug. 6.

Frances S. Gedney WG’74, Arlington, Va., June 5. She had worked for the Health Resources and Services Administration. Her sister is Dorothy M. Gedney PT’72.

Dr. Barbara Kraynyak-Luise Nu’74 GNu’80, Rosemont, Pa., a retired associate professor of nursing at the College of Staten Island CUNY; July 1.


Judith Bosek Engelberg CW’75, Fairfax, Va., Sept. 23, 2012. She was employed by the federal government for 31 years.

Samuel Y. Harris GAr’75 GCE’78, Philadelphia, the founding principal of S. Harris Ltd. a preservation-design firm; Aug. 23. During the Vietnam War, he flew over 600 rescue missions as a medical-evacuation helicopter pilot with the US Army’s 101st Airborne Division, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star, and multiple Air Medals for bravery under fire. While an adjunct professor at Penn (1982-2004), he wrote Building Pathology: Deterioration, Diagnostics, and Intervention (2001), deemed the definitive text for the subject. For many years, Sam Harris was involved with the preservation of the Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site.

Jerry A. Isenberg L’75, Cabin John, Md., a partner of the Washington law firm of Murphy & McGonigle; April 24.

Dr. John F. McClellan M’75, Marshfield, Mass., former chief of internal medicine at Jordan Hospital; Sept. 11.

Stephen K. Vosko W’75, Houston, an oil broker and financial adviser; Aug. 17. His wife is Beverly L. Vosko C’76, and his daughter is Michelle Vosko Levin C’06 W’06.


Dr. David S. Kaminstein GM’76, West Chester, Pa., a retired gastroenterologist; March 5.

Arthur P. Liebersohn L’76, Philadelphia, a bankruptcy attorney who was a frequent Consumer Party candidate for office; Feb. 29, 2012.

Lawrence L. Nathanson W’76, Rye, N.Y., an investment banker and cofounder of Milton Capital Holdings; March 8, 2012.


Dr. Albert B. Cecchini GEng’79 GCh’82 Gr’91, Jamestown, N.Y., president and owner of Libera, Inc., which provides social-service agencies with case-management software, especially for vocational rehabilitation; June 20.

Joan Henefer Corbett C’79, Ardmore, Pa., head of credentials at Penn’s Career Services office; June 18. As a student, she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. Her husband is Timothy A. Corbett W’79 WG’84, their daughter is Allaire V. Corbett C’09; her sister is Jean Henefer Moore C’82.

George E. Horrocks II WEv’79, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., head of the Philadelphia Pipe Bending Co.; June 10.

Dr. Joseph M. Procopio C’79, Wynnewood, Pa., July 5.

Edmund C. Spelman III C’79 GEd’79, Short Hills, N.J., retired senior managing director and portfolio manager at MacKay Shields, an investment-management firm; Sept. 14. His wife is Renee B. Spelman GEd’79 and their sons are Daniel L. Spelman C’08, William G. Spelman C’14, David A. Spelman C’14, and Andrew L. Spelman C’14; his sisters are Lee Spelman Doty W’76, whose husband is George E. Doty Jr. W’76, and Lisa S. Molisani C’77.

Dr. Andrew I. Weinstock M’79, Somers Point, N.J., a physician; Oct. 7.


Steven Philip Goldman C’81 W’81, Salt Lake City, an attorney; Aug. 13.

Joan L. Jackson GNu’81, Atlanta, Sept. 5, 2012.


Andrew S. Gordon C’83, New York, an architect and designer who had maintained a private practice in recent years; Sept. 5.

Mannard Hunter EAS’83, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Aug. 1, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Gamma Mu fraternity and the cheerleading team.

Peter J. Meggitt EAS’83 W’83, Princeton, N.J., founder of a software-consulting firm; Oct. 9.


John A. Whereat FA’84 GFA’85, Philadelphia, a sculptor; Aug. 31. He had taught at the University of the Arts, the Abington Art Center, and the Community College of Philadelphia. His bas-relief of Dr. F. Otto Haas Hon’83 is in Stiteler Hall at Penn. His father is Dr. Arthur F. Whereat M’51 GM’55 and his sister is Dr. Ann Eliason Whereat V’87.


Dr. Sidney H. Don M’95, Cheltenham, Pa., a pediatrician; July 3.

Dr. Julia Hines-Harris GrEd’85, York, Pa., retired assistant to the local superintendent for secondary education; June 17.


Anthony P. Castellani C’87, Burlington, N.J., an attorney with Geico; May 25. At Penn, he was was a wrestling letter-winner (1984, 1986-87) and a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.


Dr. Sidney H. Don M’95, Cheltenham, Pa., a pediatrician; July 3.


Daniel Alfred Cord L’97, Cleveland, vice president and general counsel for Progressive, which runs nursing homes in Ohio; Feb. 9, 2012. He had started Victory Solutions, which provided support to conservative and Republican candidates for public office. He had served in the US Army Special Forces. His wife is Leigh Ann Hellner-Cord L’96.

Emyli A. Slivka C’97, New York, June 16.


Eric H. Grush L’98, Western Springs, Ill., a partner of the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP ; July 26.


Dr. Nancy A. Miller Gr’99, Minneapolis, Aug. 26. A writer on architectural history and urban planning.


Latoya M. Kizee SPP’07, Millville, N.J., Feb. 26, 2013. She had worked for the local office of the state’s Division of Youth & Family Services.

Tikvah Rose Weiner WG’07, Seattle, Sept. 24.

Leonard Zatz CGS’07, Havertown, Pa., a retired teacher at Frankford High School in Philadelphia; April 15.


Wendy Shung GEd’13 GEd’15, Philadelphia, a student in the Graduate School of Education; Aug. 19. She was president of its student government and had been a graduate associate at Hill College House.

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Samuel G. Armistead, Philadelphia, a professor emeritus of Spanish at the University of California, Davis, who had been a professor of Romance languages at Penn from 1968 to 1982; Aug. 7. A renowned specialist of Medieval Spanish language and literature, and Hispanic folk literature, he was a noted ethnographer and folklorist of the traditional literature of Sephardic Jews and conducted numerous field surveys on the language and oral literature of modern Sephardic communities.

Joan Henefer Corbett. See Class of 1979 .

Dr. Martin Goldberg, Philadelphia, former professor of medicine;June 16. He was appointed chief of the renal-electrolyte section at HUP in 1966 and professor in 1970. He left Penn in 1979, was chair of internal medicine at the University of Cincinnati and then served as dean of Temple University’s medical school (1986-89).

Mark C. Han. See Class of 1961 .

Samuel Y. Harris. See Class of 1975.

Dr. Spyros Iakovides, Athens, emeritus professor of classical studies and curator emeritus of the Mediterranean section of the Penn Museum; June 16. A prominent scholar of Mycenaean Greek civilization, he wrote Mycenae, Epidaurus, Argos, Tiryns, Nauplion: A Complete Guide to the Museums and Archaeological Sites of the Argolid (1978).

Dr. Lawrence R. Klein Hon’06, Philadelphia, the Benjamin Franklin Professor Emeritus of Economics who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1980 “for the creation of econometric models and their application to the analysis of economic fluctuations and economic policies”; Oct. 20. He came to Penn as an associate professor of economics in 1958, and though he retired in 1991, he continued his research for many years after. In 1959, Dr. Klein received the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal from the American Economic Association (later serving as its president in 1977). He headed the Econometrics Society, coordinated incoming President Jimmy Carter’s economic-task force (1976), and founded Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates, the Penn Institute for Economic Research, Project LINK, and theInternational Economic Review. Some of his books are The Keynesian Revolution (1947), A Textbook of Econometrics (1973),An Introduction to Econometric Forecasting and Forecasting Models (1980), The Economics of Supply and Demand (1983), and Principles of Macroeconometric Modeling (1999).

Dr. Robert P. Perry, Philadelphia, a former professor of biochemistry and biophysics in the Penn School of Medicine who was also professor emeritus and the founding Stanley P. Reimann Chair in Oncology Research at the Fox Chase Cancer Center; July 15. A Guggenheim Fellow (1974-75), he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1977. And he was a past president of UNESCO’s International Cell Research Organization.

Dr. Gerald C. Weales, Philadelphia, professor emeritus of English and a noted theater critic; Aug. 30. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe, and received the Purple Heart and a Bronze star. An expert on American and British drama, he was a reviewer at Commonweal (1968-1993) and wrote the annual “American Theater Watch” for The Georgia Review (1978-2010). In addition to publishing extensively in national periodicals and newspapers, he wrote frequently for the Gazette on a wide variety of subjects; his last piece was “Hello Dr. Chips” (March|April 2002), a consideration of faculty at Penn, written for our centennial year. Dr. Weales edited dozens of books, including critical editions of classic plays and novels, such asDeath of a Salesman, The Crucible, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman. He wroteCanned Goods as Caviar: American Film Comedy of the 1930s (1985), Odets the Playwright (1971), The Jumping-Off Place; American Drama in the 1960’s (1969), and many other books. He had been granted a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fulbright Scholarship.

Dr. Benjamin Wolf. See Class of 1959.

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