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1935

Vartan M. Shirvanian W’35, Upper Saddle River, N.J., Jan. 4. He had worked for Lederle Pharmaceuticals. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

1936

Andrew W. Barton C’36, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., retired head of a food brokerage; Dec. 31. At Penn, he was a member of the Friars Senior Society and the men’s baseball team.

Rev. James C. Leeper Jr. C’36, Pacific Grove, Calif., a retired Presbyterian minister; Dec. 16. At Penn, he was a member of the sprint football team.

Herman Rottenberg C’36, New York, dance impresario and cultural-arts entrepreneur; Nov. 4. His son Dan Rottenberg C’64 wrote, “In 1962, at age 46, he sold his prosperous knitted-wear company to devote himself to fostering international goodwill through folk dancing. A folk-dance class he taught at International House in New York evolved into the Allnations Dance Company, which over the next 35 years toured the globe, spreading its motto, ‘Joy in Every Land,’ in as many as 300 performances a year. At International House, he also enriched the lives of resident students by creating a broad range of cultural programs and events that he ran until 2008. At Penn he played clarinet in the Penn Band and sang in the Glee Club.” His other son is Bob Rottenberg C’66 and Dan’s wife is Barbara Rubin Rottenberg CW’64. [See “Alumni Voices,” page 12.]

1938

Adele Payavis Bordiga HUP’38, San Antonio, Tex., Jan. 14. She served in the US Army during World War II.

1939

Dr. Francis Schumann M’39 GM’46, Machias, Maine, a retired physician who had maintained a practice in Philadelphia for over 30 years; Dec. 18. During World War II, he served as a flight surgeon with the US Army in Europe. His daughter is Linda S. Civitello Nu’74 and his son is Dr. Francis J. Schumann C’76 M’81.

Dr. William A. Sheehan D’39, Albany, N.Y., a retired dentist; Dec. 31.

Dr. Ralph M. Showers EE’39 GEE’41 GrE’50, Havertown, Pa., emeritus professor of electrical engineering at Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science; Sept. 8. His research focused on improving electronic communications by controlling electromagnetic interference. His professional career included stints at NASA, the US Navy, the US Army, and IBM. His wife is Beatrice C. Showers Ed’38 GEd’42 and his daughter is Virginia S. White CW’71.

1940

Nathaniel Finnel Ed’40 GEd’41, Elkins Park, Pa., Aug. 8. His daughter is Bonnie Finnel Gale CW’68 and his son is Arthur H. Finnel W’72 G’74 WG’75, whose wife is Dr. Elsa B. Vergara-Cabrera Gr’81.

Joseph M. Goloff W’40, Bridgeport, Conn., former president of a jewelry firm; Dec. 24. During World War II, he served in the US Army. His daughter is Carol Susan Goloff SW’81 WG’81.

Jacob S. Kolb W’40 L’48, Bethlehem, Pa., a retired attorney; Jan. 11. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity. He was a founder and president of the old Muhlenberg Hospital. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Dr. Lillian Panzer Kravis CW’40 M’43 GM’47, Philadelphia, clinical professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine; Feb. 10. Affiliated with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, she also had maintained a private pediatrics practice for over 50 years, specializing in allergies. Her husband was Dr. Irvine B. Kravis Ed’38 Gr’47, emeritus professor of economics, who died in 1992. Her sister is Dr. Ruth Panzer Gottlieb CW’50 M’54 GM’58; and her alumni children are Dr. Robert A. Kravis C’69, Dr. Ellen Kravis Hamburger CW’75 M’81, and Dr. Nathan M. Kravis C’79 M’83.

1942

Dr. Charles W. Raker V’42, Honey Brook, Pa., former chief of large-animal surgery at New Bolton Center; Feb. 16. He had been director of clinics and a professor of veterinary surgery at Penn Veterinary Medicine and held the first endowed chair in veterinary surgery in America. His accolades include the American Association of Equine Practitioners Distinguished Educator Award and the American College of Veterinary Surgeons’ Foundation Legends Award. The University established the Charles W. Raker Chair in Equine Surgery in his honor. His son is Charles W. Raker Jr. ME’69 GME’71.

Edwin Shmerler W’42, Scarsdale, N.Y., senior partner at Maxwell Shmerler & Co., the 100-year-old accounting firm founded by his father; Jan. 13. At Penn, he was president of Kappa Nu fraternity and the men’s golf team. During World War II, he served with the US Navy in the Solomon Islands. A proud alumnus and life-long Penn supporter, he is survived by son William Shmerler W’77, daughter Cindy Shmerler Levy C’81, and her husband, Ford Levy EE’79, and four Penn grandchildren, Erica Nahmad C’05, Bari Shmerler C’08, Kristen Levy C’15, and Maxwell Levy C’18.

Dr. James R. Warner Jr. C’42 D’43, Bellport, N.Y., a retired dentist; Jan. 17. At Penn, he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Society. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

1943

Walter Y. Anthony Jr. W’43 L’48, Media, Pa., a retired attorney; Oct. 10. During World War II, he served in the US Navy. His son is Richard B. Anthony L’74 and his grandson is David W. Anthony C’04.

Edward Gilbert ME’43 GME’48, Frederick, Md., a retired mechanical and nuclear engineer; Oct. 27, 2012. He had worked on the first American-designed jet-propulsion engines.

William H. Grimditch Jr. C’43, Vero Beach, Fla., the first city attorney of Deerfield Beach and later a municipal judge there; Dec. 20. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity and of the men’s soccer team.

Martin J. Ross W’43, Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 31. He had worked for his family’s firm, the Bargain Center in Quincy, Mass. During World War II, he served in the US Navy. His sons are David M. Ross W’70 and Lawrence G. Ross C’73, and his brother is Harold G. Ross W’50.

Rev. Harald S. Sigmar G’43, Yakima, Wash., a retired Lutheran pastor; Dec. 15. He had previously been a high-school teacher.

1945

Evelyn B. Abbuehl OT’45, Chanute, Kan., a retired occupational therapist; Oct. 21, 2012.

Dr. Concetta Deleo Harakal CW’45, Haverford, Pa., professor emerita of pharmacology at Temple University; Dec. 27. She was course director of both the dental- and medical-school pharmacology programs and director of pharmacology graduate studies.

Dr. Homer S. Musgrave M’45, Albuquerque, N.M., a retired anesthesiologist; Dec. 19. He founded the New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists.

Dr. John B. Peterman V’45, Lancaster, Pa., a retired veterinarian; Jan. 26. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Ruth McCoy Weller CW’45, Newtown Square, Pa., Jan. 11.At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

1946

Dr. Anna S. Benjamin CW’46 G’48 Gr’55, Piscataway, N.J., professor emerita of classics at Rutgers University; July 21.

Murray J. Gass W’46, Cherry Hill, N.J., a retired employee of the Equitable Life Insurance Co.; Jan. 13.

Robert M. Keller WG’46, Prairie Village, Kan., a retired CPA; Jan. 3. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Eleanor T. Peterman Ed’46 GEd’47, Cinnaminson, N.J., a former high-school teacher; Jan. 23.

1947

Dr. William A. Hawk M’47 GM’51, Naples, Fla., retired first CEO of the Cleveland Clinic of Florida. Dec. 24.

Jean Zirkman Laedlein Ed’47 G’48, Guilford, Conn., Dec. 30. Her daughter is Margaret A. Laedlein Nu’85.

Joseph E. McKeone D’47, Atlanta, a retired industrial chemist; Dec. 20. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Dr. Charles P. Pietrafesa D’47, Deerfield Beach, Fla., a retired dentist; Sept. 6, 2012. His wife is Marie C. Pietrafesa DH’48 and his son is Dr. Charles A. Pietrafesa M’78.

Carlton H. Shindler GEd’47, Westborough, Mass., a retired principal of the Solanco School District in Quarryville, Pa.; Feb. 7. He served in the US Navy during World War II.

Dr. Mortimer L. Weisenfeld D’47, Roslyn Heights, N.Y., Sept. 9.

1948

Catherine Billiar HUP’48, Sunset Beach, N.C., a retired registered nurse; Dec. 8.

James L. Boals III W’48, Lancaster, Pa., Jan. 21. He had worked for the DuPont Co. During World War II, he worked for the Office of Strategic Services.

Daniel J. Congdon W’48, South Yarmouth, Mass., a retired chief appraiser for the old FHA/HUD; Jan. 18. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and of the men’s track team. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Joseph R. Gilhooly W’48, Needham, Mass., a retired partner at the old Arthur Young; Dec. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and of the track team. During World War II, he served in the US Coast Guard. His son is Stephen J. Gilhooly W’74 WG’75.

Kathe S. Jacoby G’48, Ft. Washington, Pa., a retired computer programmer; Dec. 26, 2012.

Virginia Horsey Klein CW’48, Newtown Square, Pa., a retired teacher; May 4, 2012. She served as a docent at the Penn Museum from 1980 to 1995.

Carolyn Anderson Moyer Ed’48 GEd’50, Lower Gwynedd, Pa., a retired reading tutor; Jan. 8.

Richard A. Neiderer W’48, Carlisle, Pa., retired owner of an insurance agency; Jan. 8. He served in the US Air Force during World War II and the Korean War. His granddaughter is Christine M. Skovira C’13 W’13.

Robert A. Peters W’48, Englewood, Fla., retired assistant comptroller for the Owens-Illinois Co.; Jan. 13. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe and was awarded the Silver Star and an Oak Leaf Cluster.

Robert G. Rhodes WG’48, Midlothian, Va., Feb. 8. He had worked for the Interstate Commerce Commission. He was a veteran of World War II.

Marvin Schwartz CCC’48 L’49, Goshen, Conn., a retired partner at the firm of Sullivan & Cromwell; Feb. 19. He had served in the US Army during World War II. And he had been an overseer at Penn Law School.

Robert V. Shelly CE’48, Lewisburg, Pa., former president of S.T. Hudson Engineers; Jan. 4. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

John R. Shepard Jr. W’48, Pittsburgh, retired general manager of transportation for what is now Consol Energy; Nov. 13. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team. He was a veteran of World War II.

Dr. Albert C. Sowers G’48, Wilmington, Del., a retired school psychologist; Jan. 29. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Dr. Michael J. Stamatakos CCC’48, Allentown, Pa., a retired radiologist at Sacred Heart Hospital; Feb. 8. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Dr. Cameron S. Wilson V’48, Richboro, Pa., a retired veterinarian; Jan. 17. His son is Dr. Charles C. Wilson D’74.

1949

Nancy Miller Fogg CW’49, San Leandro, Calif., Oct. 31.

Dr. Donald C. Kamsler C’49 V’50, Northumberland, Pa., a retired veterinarian; Feb. 23. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He was a veteran of the US Air Force.

Dr. Robert W. Meyers M’49 GM’53, Clayton, Mo., a retired psychiatrist; Jan. 22. He helped found the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute. During the Korean War, he served in the US Navy. His wife is Dr. Elsie F. Meyers GM’52.

Arthur Ostroff EE’49, Carlsbad, Calif., Jan. 25. A retired computer consultant. During World War II, he served with the US Army Signal Corps in the Pacific. His wife is Mollie Potash Ostroff CW’45 G’48.

Franklyn B. Spiezle Ar’49, Peabody, Mass., a retired architect; Jan. 8. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. He was a veteran of World War II.

Charles T. Weaver W’49, Ooltewah, Tenn., former field auditor for Kemper Insurance Co.; Jan. 14. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

William T. Weir IV CE’49, Ambler, Pa., a retired municipal civil engineer; Dec. 30. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

1950

Paul M. Bradley Jr. Ar’50, Wilton Manors, Fla., a retired architect; Jan. 19. He served in the US Army during World War II.

Norma Wollner Brown FA’50, Lebanon, N.J., a retired textile and interior designer; Jan. 12. One of the rugs she designed was chosen for the White House during the Kennedy administration.

Leonard L. Farina W’50, Keene, N.H., retired head of a data-processing service; May 29, 2013. He was a veteran of the US Army.

James R. Faus W’50, Princeton, N.J., retired vice president of information systems for Hayes Hill Inc.; Feb. 8. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s sprint football and lightweight rowing teams. He served in the US Army during World War II and the US Air Force during the Korean War.

Dr. Humbert M. Gambacorta M’50, Toms River, N.J., retired director of ophthalmology at the Newark Eye & Ear Infirmary of the United Hospitals Medical Center; Jan. 22.

Dr. Eugene R. Principato GM’50, Cherry Hill, N.J., a surgeon at Cooper University Hospital; Feb. 19. A veteran of World War II, his wife is Letitia O. Principato CW’49 GEd’76 GGS’99, his brother is Dr. Luigi Alberto Principato GM’51, his son is Eugene M. Principato C’72, and his granddaughters are Maria F. McClay C’01 and Gina Principato WG’09.

William F. Scully Jr. W’50, Watertown, Conn., retired treasurer of the Waterbury Connecticut Teachers Federal Credit Union; Jan. 4. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. During the Korean War, he served in the US Navy.

B. Jerome Shane C’50 L’53, Newtown Square, Pa., an attorney; Feb. 8.

Steve H. Slobozien Ed’50, York, Pa., a retired high-school football and basketball coach; Jan. 4. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Robert E. Slough C’50, Delran, N.J., Jan. 11. He had worked for the old RCA. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s sprint football team. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Okinawa and China, and then during the Korean War. His daughter is Dr. Carolyn S. Fox Zimmerman V’78.

William G. Walkup ME’50, Valley Forge, Pa., a retired executive at the old Philadelphia Electric Co.; Dec. 23.

Herbert B. Weaver Jr. C’50, Savannah, founding partner of a software company; Feb. 14. At Penn he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta and the wrestling team. During the Korean War, he served in the US Army.

1951

Dr. J. Herbert Arnold D’51, Charleston, S.C., a retired dentist; Jan. 31. During World War II, he served in the US Air Force.

Dr. F. D. Beyer M’51 GM’53, Unity, Pa., a retired physician; Jan. 15. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Charles William Brod Ed’51 GEd’52, Cumberland, R.I., retired principal of Lincoln High School; Dec. 30. He was a veteran of World War II.

Joseph T. Collins WEv’51, McMinnville, Ore., a retired controller for Unisys; March 14, 2013. He served in the Marines during World War II.

Alan G. Corbo W’51, Punta Gorda, Fla., a retired jeweler; Dec. 29. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and the football team.

Allen D. Cornell Jr. Ar’51, Northampton, Pa., retired president of his family’s construction firm; Jan. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.

George M. Coulter W’51, Clifton Park, N.Y., a retired accountant for General Electric; Jan. 4.

Theodore J. Cox Jr. ME’51, Heyworth, Ill., a retired purchasing supervisor for Amoco; Jan. 13. A licensed engineer, he previously worked for American Bridge.

Robert S. Feldman W’51, Coral Gables, Fla., a retired underwriter and financial consultant for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance; Jan. 7.

Ronald G. Forbes WG’51, Warrington, Pa., a retired city manager of Watertown, N.Y.; Jan. 12. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Martha Rice Mabey Ed’51, Las Vegas, a former teacher; Jan. 6. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and the Pennguinettes synchronized swimming team.

Dr. Chester W. Taylor D’51, Winchester, Va., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Ridgewood, N.J., for many years; Dec. 17.

1952

Robert F. Blanck L’52, Philadelphia, a retired attorney; Jan. 16.

Dr. John W. Burgess D’52, Vero Beach, Fla., a retired dentist; Dec. 10.

James A. Hughes Jr. W’52, West Chester, Pa., former director of security systems at ICI Americas; Dec. 28. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and the men’s fencing team.

Hon. Howard Kupperman W’52, Tarpon Springs, Fla., former mayor of Longport, N.J., who had also served in the State Assembly; Feb. 4. He had been a workers’ compensation judge. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and the men’s swimming and squash teams. During the Korean War, he served in the US Air Force. His daughters are Wendy S. Kupperman-Ruden DH’82 (whose son is Jacob B. Ruden C’15) and Carolyn A. Kupperman C’84; and his sister is Pearl Kupperman Lichten Ed’49.

Richard G. Marden WG’52, Wolfeboro, N.H., former town manager of Ashland, N.J.; Feb. 16.

John F. Mita W’52, Devon, Pa., a retired addiction counselor; Jan. 16.

Edmund J. O’Brien Jr. W’52, Madison, Conn., a retired employee of Underwater Construction; Jan. 5. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s soccer team. A veteran of the Marines, his brother is Paul T. O’Brien W’53.

Hirsh S. Segal C’52, Philadelphia, Nov. 21. His wife is Ruth Levitan Segal CW’54.

Linda Bowser Sher CW’52, Sacramento, Jan. 19.

Dr. Burton Zweiman C’52 M’56 GM’60, Haverford, Pa., professor emeritus of medicine and neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine; Dec. 24. As a Penn student, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. A pioneer in the field of clinical immunology, he had chaired the division of allergy and immunology from 1974, until he retired in 1998. He was a veteran of the US Navy. Dr. Zweiman helped establish the renal-transplant program at HUP. He had been editor of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and president of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, which has established a lectureship in his honor.

1953

Richard J. Abdill WEv’53, Burlington, N.J., a retired banker; Jan. 18.

Joseph L. Donnelly L’53, Beaumont, Tex., former head of Gulf States Utilities Co.; Feb. 8. He previously had been deputy attorney general of Pennsylvania.

Henry R. C. Elser WEv’53, West Chester, Pa., former chair of the National ICEE Corp.; Feb. 6. He and his business partner were the first to put soda in a can on a commercial scale at their WY-Mont Beverage Company. During World War II, he served with the US Army’s paratroopers in Europe. His son is Dr. Andrew H. Elser V’87.

Dr. Edward T. Fogg Gr’53, Alloway, N.J., a retired manager with the DuPont Co.; May 7, 2013.

Dr. Elton C. Garlick V’53, Burlington, N.C., a retired inspector for the US Department of Agriculture; Jan. 22.

Robert A. Herbert WG’53, Haddonfield, N.J., Jan. 12.

Dr. Edward R. Knoll D’53, Fishersville, Va., a retired dentist; Sept. 16.

Nicholas Sellers C’53 L’60 GL’74, Radnor, Pa., an attorney who had served as a Radnor district judge, 1976-86; Feb. 8. He left a position in the Philadelphia DA’s office to serve with the US Army during the Vietnam War, and was awarded the Bronze Star; after the war, he returned to the DA’s office. His brother is Peter H. Sellers C’53 G’53 Gr’65 and his sister is Anne S. Henderson CW’71.

1954

Thomas E. Cahill WEv’54, Havertown, Pa., March 6, 2013.

Robert E. Glaymon W’54 L’57, Egg Harbor City, N.J., an attorney; Feb. 19. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity.

Robert S. Hager W’54, Cromwell, Conn., a retired financial manager for Bristol Myers; Feb. 11. At Penn, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. During the Korean War, he served in the US Army.

Clarence R. O’Crowley Jr. WG’54, Vernon, Conn., Dec. 25.

Harriet Extein Tobin Ed’54, Bryn Mawr, Pa., July 5, 2012. Her son is Jay L. Tobin W’78.

Dr. Charles H. Wolfe D’54, Lancaster, Pa., a retired dentist; Feb. 23.

1955

Dr. Daniel A. Bomberger D’55, Myerstown, Pa., a retired dentist; Nov. 23.

Joseph L. Kaufmann WEv’55, Egg Harbor City, N.J., a retired accountant; Dec. 30.

Peter J. Luksetic WEv’55, Easton, Pa., Aug. 18.

Dr. Robert D. Schweitzer D’55, Westhampton Beach, N.Y., a retired dentist; Jan. 14.

Andrew F. Thompson Jr. C’55, Medfield, Mass., Feb. 16. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the men’s lacrosse team. His wife is Ann Brosnahan Thompson CW’55 and his daughter is Barbara T. Gips C’78.

John T. Warmath Jr. WG’55, Greensboro, N.C., retired executive vice president for the Jefferson Pilot Corp.; Dec. 27.

1956

Sonia D. Chwastiak Nu’56, St. Clair, Pa., a retired nursing supervisor at Pottsville Hospital; Jan. 30.

Dr. Jean Kweder Devine GM’56, Lansdale, Pa., a retired pediatrician with the old Philadelphia General Hospital; Aug. 7.

Paul J. Dioguardi PT’56, Miller Place, N.Y., Jan. 22.

J. Wayne Lee W’56, Lafayette Hill, Pa., former vice president for Jackson-Cross Co.; Jan. 9.

Iver E. Lofving Ar’56, South Portland, Maine, a retired architect who had maintained a practice in Katonah, N.Y.; Aug. 25. He had taught at the Parsons School of Design.

1957

Stanley Frazee Jr. L’57, Wyndmoor, Pa., a retired attorney for Conrail; Jan. 13.

George M. Harvey III W’57, Brigantine, N.J., Feb. 20. He had worked for an outdoor-advertising firm. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity. During the Korean War, he served in the US Army.

Dr. Walter H. Ku EE’57, Laguna Woods, Calif., the first Naval Electronic System Command Research Professor at the Naval Post-Graduate School in Monterey; Oct. 10, 2012.

1958

Donald O. Baumann W’58, Malvern, Pa., an antique dealer; Jan. 12.

Louis J. Elia C’58, Naples, Fla., a retired stockbroker for Raymond James; Jan. 26.

Stanley G. Fields C’58, New York, Jan. 31.

H. Donald Harvey W’58, Phoenixville, Pa., a retired partner of Rouse & Associates; Feb. 9. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the men’s sailing and hockey teams.

Dr. Robert H. Parks Gr’58, Laguna Niguel, Calif., a retired Wall Street economist; Feb. 9. He was a professor of finance at Pace University. He wrote The Witch Doctor of Wall Street (1996) and The End of Capitalism: Destructive Forces of an Economy Out of Control (2011).

Lewis C. Strudwick WG’58, Chestertown, Md., former partner in the law firm of Ober/Kaler; Jan. 22.

Elliott Yampell L’58, Haddonfield, N.J., an attorney who also worked in his family’s jewelry company; Jan 10.

1959

Marshall D. Braunschweig W’59, Dresher, Pa., Jan. 14. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Alpha fraternity.

Dr. William J. Cassidy GM’59, Philadelphia, former chief of orthopedic surgery at Northeastern Hospital; Feb. 20. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Gerald J. DeFelicis WEv’59, Haddon, N.J., retired vice president of information systems at Sunoco; Jan. 31. He was a former commissioner of the town.

William C. Herdman WG’59, Dunedin, Fla., a CPA who worked for many years for Albert M. Greenfield; Jan. 9.

Dr. James J. Traitz GM’59, Palm City, Fla., a retired gastroenterologist; Jan. 11.

1960

Dr. Howard S. Glaser GD’60, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., a retired dentist; May 12, 2013. His son is Peter M. Glaser C’88.

Robert S. Goldsamt W’60, Orlando, Fla., Dec. 2. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and the men’s golf team.

Dr. Robert W. Sumner-Mack M’60, Hilo, Hawaii, district health officer for Hawaii County in the 1980s, who directed international health projects in Africa and Asia before retiring in 1997; Dec. 11, 2013. His daughters are Danielle P. Mack EAS’89 W’89 and Laura K. Mack C’89 WEv’12.

James M. Wynne C’60, Grand Island, N.Y., Jan. 24. At Penn, he was a member of the Friars Senior Society and the men’s rowing team.

1961

Dolores J. Barrett ASC’61, New York, former senior vice president for worldwide public relations at Polo Ralph Lauren; Dec. 24.

Frank W. Bryan WG’61, Tulsa, Okla., a retired transportation consultant; Sept. 18.

Kenneth J. Cohen GEE’61, Silver Spring, Md., Dec. 21, 2012. His wife is Marjorie Schervone Cohen Ed’59 GEd’62.

Consilia E. D’Andrea WEv’61, Palo Alto, Calif., a retired account manager for Hewlett-Packard; Feb. 9.

Francis J. O’Brien WEv’61, North Wildwood, N.J., vice president of finance for Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital; Dec. 19.

Dr. Leo A. Prill V’61, Exeland, Wis., a retired veterinarian who had maintained a local practice for 50 years; Dec. 12, 2012.

Dr. Thomas J. Rohner Jr. M’61 GM’62 GM’64 GM’67, Elizabethtown, Pa., Emeritus Professor of Surgery at Penn State University who was a founding member of the surgery department at its Milton S. Hershey Medical Center; Nov. 23. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. His wife is Dr. Jessie T. Rohner Nu’68.

Paul V. Tagliaferri WG’61, Key West, Fla., former director of finance for the Philadelphia sanitation department; Feb. 11.

Dr. Marvin E. Werlinsky C’61, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., a retired physician; Dec. 28.

1962

George R. Beck L’62, St. Louis, a retired patent lawyer for Monsanto; Jan. 13. At Penn, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

Cyrus L. Brooks WG’62, High Point, N.C., a former city manager there; Jan. 1.

Robert J. Kerns C’62, East Hartford, Conn., a retired realtor; Feb. 7.

Dr. Stephen R. Matteson D’62, San Antonio, professor emeritus of developmental dentistry at the University of Texas; Jan. 6.

Dr. Doris Law Schoel GEd’62, Elverson, Pa., former professor of nursing at West Chester University; Dec. 27.

1963

Dr. Raymond S. Burns Gr’63, Southbury, Conn., retired chair of English at Pace University; Jan. 21.

Mark D. Dornstreich C’63, Perkasie, Pa., co-owner with his wife, Judith L. Dornstreich CW’63, of Branch Creek Farm, which provides organic produce for Philadelphia restaurants; Jan. 28. Previously, he had been a professor of anthropology at Rutgers University. Their sons are Elijah S. Dornstreich C’97 and Jesse W. Dornstreich C’02.

Joseph A. Mascetta GEd’63, Canonsburg, Pa., former principal of Lebanon High School; Jan. 25.

Dr. Robert L. Massucco D’63, Mt. Desert, Maine, a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for 30 years; Jan. 21.

Paul Messner W’63, Palm Harbor, Fla., a retired manufacturers’ representative; Feb. 10. At Penn, he was a member of the wrestling team.

1964

Roblyn V. Breece GEd’64, Swedesboro, N.J., a retired Spanish teacher at Collingswood High School, who had taught there for 27 years; Feb. 6. Her son is Christopher B. Vollmer C’92.

David B. Lipkin C’64, Oceanside, Calif., a retired attorney who had been counsel for Drinker, Biddle & Reath in Philadelphia; Jan. 1.

James F. Pilkington C’64, Atlanta, a retired community-affairs officer for the local office of the FDIC; June 6. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s swimming team.

Elaine R. Prather GNu’64, Philadelphia, Jan. 14.

Theodore R. Rosenberg WG’64, Bonita Springs, Fla., former vice president of marketing for the Burney Co., an investment advisory firm; Sept. 12. He appeared frequently on PBS’ The Nightly Business Report.

1965

Donald E. Beineman GrEd’65, Haddon Heights, N.J., retired county superintendent of schools; Jan. 23.

Jonathan M. Benson C’65, Harrisburg, Pa., Jan. 10.

Dr. Charles E. Brewin Jr. GrEd’65, Houston, Jan. 4.

Kenneth A. Elrad W’65, Boca Raton, Fla., May 28, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. His brother is Martin H. Elrad W’61.

Kenneth H. Heil C’65, Seymour, Conn., March 1, 2013. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and the men’s tennis and squash teams.

Dr. Wayne W. Keller M’65 GM’69, Haverford, Pa., a retired cardiologist at Bryn Mawr Hospital; Oct. 3.

Dr. John A. Lepore GME’65 Gr’67, Springfield, Pa., professor emeritus and former chair of civil engineering at SEAS; Feb. 14. Before coming to Penn, he was a supervisor for General Electric. He received Penn Engineering’s S. Reid Warren Award for Distinguished Teaching. His daughter is Dr. Jacqueline L. Navin C’82 GEd’83 Gr’87, whose husband is David M. Navin EE’82 GCE’84, and his son is John A. Lepore Jr. EE’90 W’90.

1966

Dr. Thomas E. Carson GM’66, Oxnard, Calif., a retired dermatologist; Sept. 9.

Dr. Terence J. Hayes V’66 Gr’70, Upper Montclair, N.J., a retired research scientist for Hoffmann-La Roche; Jan. 14.

Harvey L. Steinberg L’66, Midland, Mich., regulatory counsel for Aegis Environments; July 7.

Kathleen Soneki Waring HUP’66, King of Prussia, Pa., a retiredadministrator at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, N.J.; Jan. 6.

1967

Stephen P. Jacobs GAr’67, New Orleans, professor emeritus of architecture at Tulane University; Jan. 5.

John G. Kringel WG’67, Highlands Ranch, Colo., a retired executive for Abbott Laboratories; Jan. 22.

Dr. Victor Pan EE’67 GEE’70 GrE’74, West Caldwell, N.J., a retired wireless engineer for Lucent Technologies; Jan. 13.

1968

Rynn Berry C’68 G’71, Brooklyn, N.Y., a writer on vegetarianism and its history; Dec. 29. He wrote The Vegetarians (1979) and Hitler: Neither Vegetarian Nor Animal Lover (2004).

Charles George McCloskey WG’68, Warminster, Pa., retired director of labor relations at Temple University; Feb. 7.

June V. Moten GEd’68, Hilton Head Island, S.C., Jan. 18.

Dr. Ronald Smiles WEv’68, Colleyville, Tex., retired professor of business and economics at Dallas Baptist University; April 28, 2013.

Dr. Min Sohn GM’68, Oxnard, Calif., Feb. 1. His son is Tae Ho Sohn W’91.

1970

Weston W. Goodnow GEE’70, Moorestown, N.J., a retired mechanical/electrical engineer; May 28, 2013. During World War II, he had worked on the Manhattan Project. His son is John W. Goodnow EE’83.

Dr. W. Lance Kollmer W’70, Mendham, N.J., a retired plastic surgeon; Dec. 27, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He had been director of pediatric plastic surgery and of the Cleft Palate Center at the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.

Andrea L. Kusko CW’70, Washington, a retired economist with the Federal Reserve Board; Aug. 31.

Dr. Iskandar Saloum-Hamwi Gr’70, Hattiesburg, Miss., retired professor of finance at the University of Southern Mississippi; Dec. 17.

1971

Dr. Donato LaRossa GM’71, Malvern, Pa., professor emeritus of surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine; Jan. 21. He also had been director of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The Penn Plastic Surgery Annual Teaching Award is named in his honor. His daughters are Victoria A. L. Karlson L’90 and Nicole LaRossa Ginieczki C’98 GAr’02.

Dr. Homayoun Safavi D’71, Arlington, Va., Oct. 2, 2012.

1972

Dr. Gretchen Chapman Mandel Gr’72, New Berlin, Wis., retired co-director of the Crystal Identification Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin; Feb. 10, 2013. Her work contributed to the understanding of crystal growth in arthritic diseases. Her husband is Dr. Neil S. Mandel Gr’71.

Elizabeth Allen Reese GNu’72, Middletown, Del., retired professor of nursing at Binghamton University SUNY; Jan. 18.

Douglas Rollins III C’72, Milbank, S.D., a retired engineer for the Soo Line Railroad; Nov. 4. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s soccer team.

Peter M. Rothstein C’72, New Orleans, Jan. 20. His wife is Dr. Carole R. Haber Gr’79 and his brother is Kenneth W. Rothstein C’69.

1973

Dr. Midge Leitch V’73, Cochranville, Pa., retired radiology technician at the New Bolton Center; Feb. 15. A veterinarian who had maintained a private practice for many years, she had been the veterinarian for the US equestrian teams competing in recent Olympics. She served on the board of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

Glenn G. Schneider C’73, Mt. Dora, Fla., Feb. 20. He had worked in the IT department at Corning Inc.

1975

Dr. Ronald Feldberg D’75, Voorhees, N.J., a dentist; Oct. 15.

Dr. George F. Kane GrEd’75, Newberg, Ore., retired counseling-center psychologist at West Chester University; Pa., Feb. 2.

1976

Marvin I. Goldberg C’76, Bergenfield, N.J., an architect; Dec. 16. At Penn, he was a member of the band and the men’s lightweight rowing team. His sister is Naomi Goldberg Honor C’78.

1978

Dr. Alice M. Amsterdam D’78 GD’81, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., an orthodontist; Dec. 22. Her husband is Dr. John R. Amsterdam D’72 WG’72.

Dr. William D. Prevost V’78, Belle Mead, N.J., a retired veterinarian who had maintained a practice for 31 years; Jan. 15. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.

1981

Michael B. Lakin W’81, Carmel, Ind., an employee in the human resources department at Eli Lilly; Jan. 2. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and the men’s lacrosse team. His sisters are Laurie Lakin Veasey Nu’82 and Kimberley D. Lakin C’91.

Andrew E. Taslitz L’81, Reston, Va., a former professor of law at Howard University and recently at American University; Feb. 10. He had earlier served as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia and had practiced at Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis.

1982

Anne E. Heyman C’82, New York, an activist and philanthropist known recently for establishing in 2008 the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda, chiefly for orphans from that country’s genocide in 1994 [“Horror and Hope,” Sept|Oct 2011]; Jan. 31. She had also built one of the largest solar energy plants in sub-Saharan Africa, which provides electricity in Rwanda. She had been an assistant district attorney in Manhattan from 1987 to 1994, resigning to raise her children. One son is Jason L. Murrin EAS’13.

1989

Linda J. DeLiberty G’89, Susquehanna, Pa., Dec. 30.

1992

Pasi M. Hamalainen EE’92 W’92 G’93, Manhattan Beach, Calif., Jan. 16. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s track team.

1994

Consuelo Elisa Santiago C’94 L’97, Santa Monica, Calif., Jan. 10. Her mother is Janet Kramer Santiago CW’66 GEd’67.

1995

Susan Vancamp Lockyer GNu’95, Elkins Park, Pa., Dec. 22, 2012.

Lawrence A. Richette G’95, Philadelphia, Dec. 16.

2008 

Josie M. Scalettar C’08, New York, Oct. 30. Her mother is Linda Schur Scalettar C’76, her grandmother is Edith Ann Schur Ed’52, and her sister is Lilli J. Scalettar C’05.

Faculty and Staff

Terry Adkins, New York, professor of fine arts; Feb. 7. He joined the faculty in 2000. A recipient of the Jacob H. Lazarus Rome Prize, he was a sculptor who created works modeled after historical figures. His most recent work, three-dimensional representations of bird songs made from cymbals and percussion instruments, appeared at the Whitney Biennial 2014. His son is Titus H. Adkins C’17. (See “Strong Serve from Penn at the Whitney Biennial,” page 56.)

Dr. Harry Gamble, Haddonfield, N.J., head football coach at Penn from 1971 to 1980; Jan. 28. After coming to Penn, he became the second most successful football coach in Penn’s history of Ivy League competition. After leaving Penn, he served as general manager and president of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Dr. Thomas P. Hughes, Charlottesville, Va., the Mellon Professor Emeritus of the History and Sociology of Science; Feb. 3. He taught at Penn from 1973 until 1994, and chaired the department, 1977-80. An historian of technology, he wrote American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm, 1870-1970, a Pulitzer Prize finalist. A member of the American Philosophical Society, he helped set up the Society for the History of Technology. His daughter is Agatha H. Hughes C’77 and his son is Dr. Lucian P. Hughes C’83.

Dr. Lillian Panzer Kravis. See Class of 1940.

Dr. Donato LaRossa. See Class of 1971.

Dr. Midge Leitch. See Class of 1973.

Dr. John A. Lepore. See Class of 1965.

Dr. Charles W. Raker. See Class of 1941 .

Dr. Ralph M. Showers. See Class of 1939 .

Dr. Burton Zweiman. See Class of 1952.

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