Obituaries: January/February 2023

1940s

Robert J. Lyman ’42 Eng (FKY, Thespians), Mechanicsburg, Pa.—July 10, 2022. Children: James ’77 MAdm Hbg; Donald ’84 Hbg.

Sara Miller Mattern ’42 H&HD (KKG, Collegian), Baltimore—Aug. 26, 2022.

Rosalind Nelson Rodman ’42 Lib, Torrance, Calif.—Feb. 18, 2022.

William D. Smiley ’42, ’49 PhD EMS (FGD, Golf, Thespians), Salinas, Calif.—July 9, 2022.

Marjorie Geer Zupan ’42 H&HD (KD), Johnstown, Pa.—Aug. 1, 2022.

Carolyn Snyder Mateer ’45 Lib, Columbia, Md.—Aug. 3, 2022. Child: Joseph ’69 Bus, ’88 PhD Edu.

Betty Shenk Pasternak ’45 Edu (KAQ), Charlottesville, Va.—May 13, 2022. Child: William ’79 Eng.

J. Raymond Hensler ’46, ’51 PhD EMS, Rochester, N.Y.—July 11, 2022.

Walter Kuenzi ’48 Eng (Golf), Uniontown, Ohio—Aug. 23, 2022.

Marion Lewis Mac- Kinnon ’48 Edu (ZTA), Ocean City, N.J.—Aug. 22, 2022.

Alexander L. Parry Jr. ’48 Eng (PKF), State College—Sept. 18, 2022. Child: Nancy Spann ’80 Lib.

Caleb M. Pennock Jr. ’48 Agr (AZ), Longwood, Fla.—Dec. 20, 2021.

Marlin E. Reinhart ’48 Eng (Triangle), Lehighton, Pa.—Sept. 12, 2022.

William C. Laderer III ’49 Eng (TKE), Boothbay Harbor, Maine—in 2022. Child: Douglas ’82 Bus.

Robert D. Miller ’49 Sci (ACS), Brewster, N.Y.—Feb. 28, 2022.

Walter Zadan ’49 H&HD (FSK), Williamsburg, Va.—Sept. 19, 2022. Child: Thomas ’85 Bus.

 

1950s

William A. Howell ’50 Bus (SFE), Tucson, Ariz.—July 7, 2022.

David F. Keiser ’50 Agr, Medford, Ore.—Aug. 13, 2022.

Frederick E. Leuschner ’50, ’51 MA Lib (FKY, Parmi Nous, Thespians), Harrisburg, Pa.—Aug. 26, 2022. Spouse: Nancy Graham ’53, ’59 MA Lib; Child: Megan Schuman ’82 H&HD.

Bernard M. Neckrich ’50 Sci (SAM), Chagrin Falls, Ohio—Aug. 4, 2022.

Marvin P. Norin ’50, ’52 MS Eng, Sarasota, Fla.—Dec. 4, 2021.

Florence Teresinski Ownes ’50 H&HD (QFA), Flemington, N.J.—Aug. 30, 2022. Child: Terry ’79 Bus.

Edward L. Reichard ’50 Eng, Pittsburgh—Feb. 13, 2022. Child: Beth Loeper ’84 Bus.

C. Reed West Jr. ’50 Eng (SP), Fullerton, Calif.—July 20, 2022.

H. William Brady ’51 Bus (PKF, Froth), Malvern, Pa.—Aug. 22, 2022.

Robert F. Davis ’51 Eng, ’70 MAdm Hbg, Palmyra, Pa.—March 2, 2021.

John P. Doerr Jr. ’51 EMS, Miami—April 26, 2021.

David A. Mays ’51, ’59 MS, ’61 PhD Agr (AROTC), Washington—Aug. 9, 2022.

Francis M. Angeloni ’52, ’59 MS, ’65 PhD Sci (AFD), Export, Pa.—July 15, 2022. Child: James ’81 H&HD, ’83 MEd Edu.

Louis Como ’52 Bus (Fencing), Girard, Ohio—Aug. 16, 2022.

Antonio M. Mendez ’52 Agr, Juncos, Puerto Rico—Aug. 20, 2021.

Harold C. O’Connor Jr. ’52 Sci (Alum. Council, Dist. Alum., Alum. Fellow, PKF), State College—Sept. 16, 2022. Child: Barbara Hawman ’81 A&A.

William H. Perry ’52 Sci, Dallas, Pa.—Sept. 17, 2022. Children: William Jr. ’75a Eng WB; Margaret Kane ’83 Sci; Patrick ’93 WB; Matthew ’98 Lib.

Joseph W. Policastro ’52 H&HD (TKE), Alexandria, Va.—March 29, 2022.

 

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Jerry A. Acciarri ’53, ’55 MS, ’57 PhD Eng, Rehoboth Beach, Del.—July 26, 2022. Spouse: Maria Detoma ’57 Lib.

Mary Martin Asplundh ’53 H&HD (GFB, Thespians), Huntingdon Valley, Pa.—Sept. 12, 2022. Child: Scott ’82 MBA Bus.

Donald W. Blasche ’53 EMS (DC, AFROTC), Washington, Pa.—March 15, 2022.

Anne Jennings Byer ’53 Edu (FM), Lake Ariel, Pa.—Aug. 9, 2022. Sibling: Jane Thomas ’57 H&HD; Children: Frederick ’76 H&HD; Linda ’80 Lib; Kimberly Eckert ’83 Bus.

Ralph D. Heister Jr. ’53 Agr, ’57 MEd, ’71 DEd Sci (PKA), Cornwall, Pa.—Sept. 11, 2022. Spouse: Theresa Hess ’55 Edu; Children: Kurt ’91 Bus; Kristina ’95 MS Agr.

Vera Cannarsa Barefoot ’54 Edu, Duncansville, Pa.—Sept. 18, 2022. Child: Richard II ’81 Hbg.

Wilson B. Cramer ’54 Agr (CF, Blue Band), Georgetown, S.C.—July 14, 2022. Children: Stephen ’82, ’85 MS EMS; Lynnea Mallalieu ’83 Com.

Roderick F. Eaken ’54 Bus (PKA, Golf, AROTC), Bernville, Pa.—Aug. 25, 2022. Child: Blair ’86 Bus.

Jay A. Epstein ’54 Lib (ZBT), Phoenix—Aug. 14, 2022.

Sidney E. Gass ’54 Lib (AFROTC), Paxinos, Pa.—Aug. 19, 2022. Child: Joseph ’82 Lib.

Philip M. Greenberg ’54 Bus (FEP, Lacrosse, Skull & Bones), Louisville, Ky.—July 9, 2022.

Patricia Purks Headlee ’54 H&HD (AOP), Hamburg, N.Y.—Jan. 20, 2022.

John F. Maher III ’54 Bus (SN), Fort Lauderdale, Fla.—Aug. 1, 2022.

Charles L. Putnam ’54 Agr (SP), Concord, N.H.—February 2022.

Joan Feehrer Reichley ’54 Edu (AGD), Lutherville-Timonium, Md.—March 28, 2022.

Harry J. Solomon ’54 Agr (FKS, AFROTC, Skull & Bones), Bigfork, Mont.—Sept. 20, 2022.

Lenore Kahanowitz Wax ’54 Lib (Collegian), Santa Cruz, Calif.—April 22, 2022.

Betty Schmidt Willis ’54 Com, Gulf Breeze, Fla.—Nov. 10, 2021.

Arthur F. Crow ’55a Eng LehVly, Newville, Pa.—July 9, 2022.

Haines B. Davis III ’55 Agr, Southampton, N.J.—Aug. 10, 2022.

Robert P. Jones ’55 Eng (Triangle), Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.—June 1, 2022.

Sondra Duckman Kaufman ’55 Lib (Collegian), Scranton, Pa.—Aug. 20, 2022. Spouse: Herman ’54 Eng.

Charles W. Russo ’55 H&HD (GFB, Baseball), Leesburg, Fla.—Aug. 18, 2022. Spouse: Martha Rojahn ’55 H&HD; Child: Ellen Miller ’79 Nur.

Irwin Schneider ’55 JD Law, Fleetville, Pa.—Aug. 23, 2022. Spouse: Sandra Alston ’67 Edu MtAlt; Child: Wendy ’03 JD Law.

Kathryn Suitch Thaller ’55 Sci, Hilton Head Island, S.C.—April 27, 2022. Sibling: June Miller ’59 Sci.

Lawrence H. Thaller ’55 Eng (AKL), Hilton Head Island, S.C.—June 20, 2022.

Atwood F. Badman ’56 MEd Edu, Felton, Del.—July 25, 2022.

Robert G. Graf ’56 EMS Alt (ACS, AFROTC), Tulsa, Okla.—Sept. 17, 2022.

George A. Griffith ’56 Agr, Johnstown, Pa.—Aug. 19, 2022.

Haruko Terasawa Moriyasu ’56 MS H&HD, Salt Lake City—April 21, 2022.

Robert L. Reed ’56 Edu, Centre Hall, Pa.—Sept. 13, 2022.

Andrew C. Schoerke ’56 A&A (PKA, Glee Club), Shaftsbury, Vt.—Aug. 25, 2022. Spouse: Nancy Thompson ’56 H&HD.

Robert G. Civils ’57 Edu, Altoona, Pa.—Sept. 28, 2022. Child: Cynthia Weyandt ’80a Eng Alt.

John C. Dixon ’57 Eng, Zanesville, Ohio—Sept. 6, 2022.

James J. Fellin ’57a Eng Hazlt, Temple, Pa.—Sept. 13, 2022.

John C. Flynn ’57 Lib (DC, Blue Band), Morrisville, N.C.—Sept. 22, 2022.

Casimir J. Gromadzki ’57 Lib, Denton, Texas—July 2, 2022.

Mary Lou Dubson Hudson ’57 H&HD, Lebanon, Pa.—Jan. 8, 2022.

W. John Kivala Jr. ’57 Lib (ACS), South Park, Pa.—Aug. 27, 2022.

Norman J. Knuttel ’57 Eng, Spokane, Wash.—Aug. 11, 2022.

Carole Grannis Miller ’57 H&HD, Manheim, Pa.—Jan. 3, 2022. Child: Evan ’94 EMS.

John W. Miller Jr. ’57 Sci (SN), Manheim, Pa.—Feb. 26, 2022. Child: Evan ’94 EMS.

Harry L. Ney ’57 Eng, Galveston, Texas—April 4, 2022.

Michael Sikorski ’57 Agr, Goleta, Calif.—July 21, 2022.

Edward W. Strause ’57 Lib, ’67 MEd Edu (AROTC), Central Village, Conn.—May 23, 2021. Child: Victoria Stahr ’84 Edu.

 

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David G. Ernest ’58 Bus (Tennis, Acacia, Blue Band, Parmi Nous), San Ramon, Calif.—Sept. 20, 2022.

J. Jan Gouza ’58 Eng (SC), Dataw Island, S.C.—Sept. 10, 2022.

William A. Lupher II ’58 Bus, Farmington Hills, Mich.—July 27, 2022.

Charles L. Lutz ’58 Agr, Gettysburg, Pa.—Jan. 29, 2022.

John E. Taylor Jr. ’58 Eng, Mount Pleasant, S.C.—Aug. 14, 2022.

Edward G. Branish ’59 MEd Edu, Monroeton, Pa.—June 24, 2022. Children: Edward II ’83 Sci; Jennifer ’88 Edu.

Alexander Cohen ’59 PhD Lib, Thousand Oaks, Calif.—Aug. 8, 2022.

James T. Coonan ’59 Edu (AROTC), Orwigsburg, Pa.—Aug. 20, 2022.

Frank S. Frenduto ’59 Eng, Emmaus, Pa.—Sept. 8, 2022.

William F. Gilbert ’59 Eng (FMD, AFROTC), Mechanicsburg, Pa.—June 20, 2022. Sibling: James ’61 H&HD; Child: Robert ’92 Eng.

Earle H. Henderson Jr. ’59 Bus (FGD, Lacrosse, NROTC), Lititz, Pa.—June 19, 2022.

Charles D. Hunsberger ’59 Edu (QDC), Lansdale, Pa.—May 30, 2022.

Dale F. James ’59 Agr, Telford, Pa.—Aug. 27, 2022.

James B. Lilly ’59 MEd Edu, Huntingdon, Pa.—May 31, 2022.

Dorothy H. McKinney ’59 MEd A&A, Mechanicsburg, Pa.—Sept. 1, 2022.

Blaine V. Minhinnick ’59 Bus, Fairview, Pa.—Aug. 18, 2022.

 

1960s

Robert L. Barnes ’60 MS, ’63 PhD Sci, Stanley, N.Y.—Aug. 7, 2022.

Parker R. Biery ’60 Agr, Bradenton, Fla.—Aug. 19, 2022.

Linda Poorbaugh Ditzler ’60 H&HD (AXD), Canal Fulton, Ohio—Aug. 2, 2022. Spouse: James ’58 Eng; Sibling: James ’63, ’65 MS Agr.

William M. Flock ’60, ’66 PhD EMS, Chattanooga, Tenn.—Sept. 3, 2022.

James H. Grant ’60 Edu, Brockway, Pa.—Sept. 19, 2022.

Earle S. Guffey ’60 Agr (CF), Naples, Fla.—Aug. 10, 2022.

Robert W. Harrison ’60 Agr (AGR), Lewisburg, Pa.—Sept. 7, 2022.

Ronald G. Kinch ’60
Lib, ’64 Eng
(ACR), Alamo, Calif.—Sept. 1, 2022.

David L. McGrew ’60 Eng, Binghamton, N.Y.—Feb. 26, 2022. Siblings: Carl ’55 Sci; Ralph ’66 Sci.

James B. Miller ’60 MEd Edu, Emporium, Pa.—June 20, 2022.

Eugene Roth ’60 JD Law, Wilkes Barre, Pa.—June 9, 2021.

Edgar G. Scott ’60 Agr (TFD), Everett, Pa.—Sept. 9, 2022.

William E. Scott ’60 Eng, Bessemer, Ala.—April 6, 2022. Spouse: Joyce Huffer ’61 Lib.

Glenn F. Weishaar Jr. ’60 Eng (QC), Wads-worth, Ohio—March 27, 2022.

Allen E. Zimmerman ’60 Lib (FKY), Clearwater Beach, Fla.—June 17, 2022.

Jay L. Chronister ’61 MEd Edu, Palmyra, Va.—Aug. 15, 2022.

Bernard E. Droney ’61, ’63 MS, ’66 PhD Sci, Bethlehem, Pa.—July 29, 2022.

William H. Fry ’61, ’63 MS Agr, Creekside, Pa.—May 23, 2022.

Joseph C. Kulbaski ’61 Eng, Manchester, Conn.—May 28, 2022. Child: Sally Soricelli ’97 H&HD.

Michael D. Rutkowski ’61 Eng, Reading, Pa.—July 28, 2022. Child: Thomas ’01 Bus.

Eleanor Hansen Wassell ’61 Edu (Choir), Lafayette, Colo.—Jan. 24, 2022.

James L. Corselius ’62 Agr, Clarks Summit, Pa.—Sept. 18, 2022. Spouse: Sandra Virtue ’66 H&HD.

Julia Simonin DeRocco ’62 H&HD, Exton, Pa.—July 30, 2022. Children: Tracy Buckley ’87 H&HD; Drew ’90 Lib, ’95 MMgt IDF GrtVly; Christopher ’92 H&HD.

John P. DiBiase ’62 Edu, Kennett Square, Pa.—Sept. 14, 2022.

Abigail Lorant Johnson ’62 Edu, Coatesville, Pa.—Sept. 9, 2022.

Helen R. Kearney ’62 Lib, ’66 MS, ’75 PhD Lib (Thespians), Fairfax, Va.—Dec. 1, 2021.

Gordon H. Plank ’62, ’64 MS Agr, San Antonio—July 29, 2022.

Charles G. Replogle ’62 Agr (Acacia), Cockeysville, Md.—Sept. 10, 2022.

J. Robert Stottlemyer ’62 Agr, Loveland, Colo.—June 1, 2022.

Richard H. Beacham ’63 Bus (AFROTC, Acacia), Lebanon, Ohio—Aug. 9, 2022.

Helen Gysling Campbell ’63 Edu, Springfield, Pa.—April 19, 2021.

Janice Shaffer Gelman ’63 Edu (AEF), Lafayette Hill, Pa.—April 28, 2021. Children: Kenneth ’90 Sci; David ’94 Sci.

Lloyd H. Heckendorn Jr. ’63 Agr, Boalsburg, Pa.—July 30, 2022. Sibling: John ’69 H&HD; Child: Mark ’95 Bus.

Alden O. Long Jr. ’63a Eng York, Mechanicsburg, Pa.—July 23, 2022. Child: James ’95 Eng.

Michael W. McMahon ’63 H&HD, Mission Viejo, Calif.—Feb. 5, 2022.

Gary S. Miller ’63 Bus, Landisville, Pa.—Aug. 24, 2022. Children: Christine Junker ’87 A&A, ’91 MBA Bus; Jeffrey ’91 Bus.

William G. Reed ’63, ’64 MS Eng (Triangle), Phoenix—July 6, 2022. Siblings: Frank ’61 Eng, ’70 MEng Hbg; James ’66 Bus.

Harvey M. Rubenstein ’63 A&A, Hockessin, Del.—May 26, 2022.

Dale R. Silimperi ’63 Bus, Temecula, Calif.—June 22, 2022.

Emil F. Sos Jr. ’63 Eng (DC, Lion’s Paw, Skull & Bones), Chesterland, Ohio—Aug. 24, 2022.

Douglas A. Venturino ’63 Edu, Pittsburgh—May 26, 2021. Child: Lee ’87 Eng.

Ramon G. Bentsen ’64 MS, ’68 PhD EMS, Ott-awa, Ontario—Sept. 13, 2022. Spouse: Barbara Moon ’66 MA Lib.

Robert K. Berry ’64 Agr, Marana, Ariz.—April 21, 2021.

Albert G. Fritz Jr. ’64 Sci, Cape Coral, Fla.—July 6, 2022.

Mark M. Herrmann ’64 Eng (AROTC, Choir), Bala Cynwyd, Pa.—July 21, 2022.

Sheldon L. Horton ’64 Sci, Las Vegas—July 9, 2022.

Mari-Louise Papp Lynch ’64 Lib, Gardners, Pa.—Jan. 13, 2022.

Patrick E. Lynch ’64 Edu, Gardners, Pa.—July 24, 2022.

John D. Moore III ’64 Bus (DTD, AROTC), San Mateo, Calif.—Aug. 15, 2022.

Richard W. Beckner ’65 MA Lib, Berwyn, Pa.—Aug. 23, 2022.

Gerald D. Blower ’65 Eng, Bear, Del.—March 25, 2022.

Robert M. Bulk ’65 Lib, ’66 MBA Bus (ATW), Wilmington, Del.—Aug. 10, 2022. Child: Bradey ’92 MA Lib.

Dale B. Dendtler ’65 JD Law, Ellisville, Mo.—Aug. 30, 2021.

Roy A. Geer ’65 Sci, Freeport, Pa.—Aug. 28, 2022.

Donna Smets Groner ’65 Lib, Barre, Mass.—July 16, 2022.

Edward M. Kopanski ’65 Lib (Choir), Fredericksburg, Va.—Feb. 9, 2022.

Carolyn Egger Markle ’65 Lib, Conyngham, Pa.—July 21, 2022.

Michael Francis Nolan ’65 Lib, ’67 MS, ’70 PhD Agr, Montrose, Colo.—July 29, 2022.

Bernard L. Rottschaefer ’65 Sci, New Kensington, Pa.—Aug. 25, 2021. Children: Audrey Hayward ’98 A&A; William ’01 Bus.

Michael K. Simmons ’65 Edu, ’66 MA Lib (AROTC), Erie, Pa.—Aug. 31, 2022. Spouse: Marilyn Mikulan ’65, ’66 MA Lib; Children: Tracy Bitonti ’89, ’91 MA Lib; Heidi Fleming ’94 H&HD.

Charles R. Spragg ’65 H&HD (AFROTC), Dover, Del.—Sept. 4, 2022.

Robert J. Botteon ’66a Eng WB, Pittston, Pa.—Dec. 24, 2021.

June Schaul Kantor ’66 Edu (SDT), Narberth, Pa.—July 18, 2022.

Michael J. LeLack ’66a Eng WB, Pittston, Pa.—Sept. 21, 2022.

Walter W. Pilger ’66 Edu (TDF), Lewisburg, Pa.—Aug. 17, 2022. Spouse: Marie Melchiorre ’66 Sci.

Neal E. Harrison ’67 Bus (AEP), Oakdale, Pa.—Sept. 6, 2022.

John F. Haupt ’67 Eng, Greenville, Texas—Aug. 15, 2022.

Howard B. Heller ’67 Lib (AEP), Northport, N.Y.—April 6, 2022.

Judith Michalisin O’Rourke ’67 Edu, Springfield, Va.—May 27, 2022. Spouse: Francis ’67 Bus.

Bozena Stubican ’67 MS H&HD, Bradenton, Fla.—July 19, 2022. Child: Miroslav ’73, ’76 MS Sci.

Lorraine Felt West ’67 Edu, Albuquerque, N.M.—Sept. 15, 2022.

Sue Kreuzberger Brandau ’68 Sci, Norristown, Pa.—Aug. 11, 2022. Spouse: David ’73 Sci.

James J. Fitzreiter ’68 Eng, Summerfield, Fla.—Aug. 3, 2022.

William M. Gallagher ’68 Edu, Valley View, Pa.—Sept. 17, 2022.

Francis J. Zelko ’68 Agr (AGR), Santa Rosa, Calif.—July 26, 2022.

James E. Hook ’69, ’71 MS, ’75 PhD Agr (AZ), Tifton, Ga.—June 28, 2022. Spouse: Sharon Koval ’69 H&HD.

Michael F. Kutzmonich ’69a Eng WB, Schells-burg, Pa.—March 31, 2022.

Hanna R. Lattman ’69 MA Sci (FSS), Albuquerque, N.M.—in 2022.

Louise M. Lloyd ’69, ’74 MEd Edu, Tyrone, Pa.—Sept. 3, 2022. Children: John ’75 A&A; Jeannie Lloyd Ginther ’92 Lib.

Edward J. McGee ’69 Eng, Cranberry Township, Pa.—Jan. 14, 2022.

Catherine Detz Stumbar ’69 Sci, Berkeley Heights, N.J.—Aug. 24, 2022.

Anthony J. Traxler ’69 PhD H&HD, Edwardsville, Ill.—Sept. 18, 2022.

Mary Gallen Zajac ’69 Edu, Manlius, N.Y.—Sept. 1, 2022.

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1970s

Carlos D. Cerna ’70 MS Eng, Layton, Utah—May 7, 2022.

Lee C. Chew ’70 MEd Edu, Warren, Pa.—Aug. 25, 2022.

Arlene Mersack Langman ’70 Edu, Morrisville, Pa.—Aug. 27, 2022. Son: Bennett ’06 JD Law; Daughter: Jessica ’08 MD Hershey.

John R. Lippert ’70 MS Sci, Schuylkill Haven, Pa.—Aug. 4, 2022. Daughter: Megan Delevan ’94, ’94 A&A.

Carole Pidcock Monahan ’70 Lib, Altoona, Pa.—Sept. 23, 2022.

Leonard J. Schuler ’70a Bus Brandy, Aston, Pa.—Feb. 5, 2022.

John W. Byrne ’71 Sci, Edison, N.J.—Aug. 9, 2022.

Thomas A. Carlin ’71 PhD Agr, Penn Yan, N.Y.—Sept. 8, 2022.

Paulette J. Frederick ’71 Edu, Hollidaysburg, Pa.—Aug. 2, 2022. Child: David ’08 Lib.

Henry L. Imke ’71 Hbg, Ambler, Pa.—Sept. 14, 2022. Sibling: Thomas ’73 Bus.

James E. Rohanna ’71a Eng York, Gettysburg, Pa.—July 31, 2022.

Ronald B. Taylor ’71 Bus, Melbourne, Fla.—July 11, 2022.

Nancy Schultz Westphal ’71 Lib (AF), Hampton, Va.—Aug. 17, 2022.

Peter B. Worland ’71 PhD Sci, Summerville, S.C.—March 17, 2022.

Carl M. Achhammer ’72a Eng WB, Wilkes- Barre, Pa.—July 12, 2022.

Thomas N. Donaldson II ’72 Agr, Concord, N.C.—Sept. 2, 2022.

Curtis K. Fisher ’72 Sci, Baden, Pa.—June 3, 2022.

Kenneth R. Mathis ’72 Sci (STG), State College—July 1, 2022.

Larry M. Newman ’72, ’81 PhD Bus, Lawrence Township, N.J.—Aug. 29, 2022. Children: Jared ’04 Bus; Matthew ’07, ’11 Sci Abgt.

Dennis W. O’Leary ’72 PhD EMS, Ouray, Colo.—Oct. 27, 2021.

Richard D. Oskin ’72a Eng NewKens, New Kensington, Pa.—July 27, 2022. Child: Richard ’00 Bus.

Kathleen J. Painter ’72, ’73 MEd Edu, Punxsutawney, Pa.—Aug. 22, 2022.

Raymond Zeleny ’72 Hbg, Pittsburgh—April 13, 2021.

Carl R. Anderson ’73 H&HD (SP), Enon Valley, Pa.—Sept. 15, 2021.

Eugene M. Capor ’73 Sci, Royersford, Pa.—Jan. 31, 2022.

Lynn E. Fair ’73 Hbg, Mohnton, Pa.—Nov. 9, 2021.

Paul J. Halter Jr. ’73 Eng, Newburgh, Ind.—Aug. 26, 2022.

Neal L. McFeeters ’73 A&A (Blue Band), Perry, Ga.—Sept. 2, 2022.

Deborah L. Nichols ’73, ’75 MA, ’80 PhD Lib, Norwich, Vt.—July 27, 2022.

Hilory O’Neal ’73 Edu, Brick, N.J.—July 22, 2021.

Bruce Oxenberg ’73 Edu, Abingdon, Md.—June 30, 2021. Child: Jeffrey ’11 IST Hbg.

Austin L. Payne Jr. ’73 Hbg, Panama City, Fla.—May 24, 2022.

Paulette Prugar ’73 Edu, Altoona, Pa.—July 16, 2022. Sister: Janet ’99a Alt.

Robert E. Quigley ’73 Bus, ’92 MPA Hbg (FGD), Mechanicsburg, Pa.—April 29, 2022. Spouse: Susan Haren ’92 Hbg; Child: Lauren ’17 H&HD.

Jonas M. Smith ’73 Edu, Mahanoy Plane, Pa.—March 5, 2021.

Paula S. Blum ’74 A&A, York, Pa.—July 30, 2022.

Gerald J. Giza ’74 Hbg, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.—Aug. 16, 2022. Child: Melanie Fellerman ’05 Nur.

Robert C. Hedlund ’74 PhD Agr, Herndon, Va.—July 13, 2022.

James J. Klein ’74 Agr, North Ridgeville, Ohio—April 2022.

Richard L. Carr Jr. ’75 H&HD, Butler, Pa.—June 30, 2022.

Edward J. Killien ’75 Bus, Etters, Pa.—Sept. 1, 2022.

Raymond C. McLane ’75 PhD Sci, Columbus, Ohio—July 24, 2021.

 

 

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Daniel A. Boyer ’76 Agr, Schellsburg, Pa.—Sept. 4, 2022. Siblings: Matthew ’79 Agr; Bruce ’82 Agr. Children: Seth ’03 Alt; Natalie Toth ’04 H&HD; Mark ’13a Alt.

Leanne Files Griffith ’76 Edu (Thespians), Greensburg, Pa.—Aug. 24, 2022. Spouse: Daniel ’74 Agr; Child: Christopher ’11 IST.

Marion L. Minter ’76 Hbg, Carlisle, Pa.—June 26, 2021.

Sharon A. Degol ’77 Edu, Altoona, Pa.—Aug. 27, 2022.

Robert J. Franceschini ’77 MEd A&A, Morristown, N.J.—Aug. 26, 2022.

Edward A. Stankoski Jr. ’77 JD Law, Fort Mill, S.C.—Aug. 27, 2022. Child: Dean ’06 Lib.

G. Ronald Wilson ’77 PhD Edu, Altoona, Pa.—Sept. 23, 2022. Spouse: Judith ’80 Nur.

Robert B. Archey ’78a Lib, Warriors Mark, Pa.—July 29, 2022.

Gregory L. Krebs ’78 Hbg, York, Pa.—Sept. 18, 2022.

Susan R. Somers ’78 A&A, Weatherly, Pa.—Aug. 4, 2022.

Carol A. Alexander ’79 Lib, Burlington, Iowa—April 4, 2021.

Bob D. Jonjo ’79 Lib (Soccer, Tennis), Silver Spring, Md.—Aug. 28, 2022.

Bryan K. McKee ’79 Bus, Harrisburg, Pa.—Aug. 21, 2022.

Gary J. Popick ’79 H&HD, ’80 MEd Edu, Freeland, Pa.—Aug. 3, 2022.

Louis P. Stanasolovich ’79 Bus, Wexford, Pa.—Jan. 28, 2022.

 

1980s

Margaret Aughinbaugh Bailey ’80 MEd Agr, Vero Beach, Fla.—July 7, 2022.

Mark D. Buckery ’80a Eng Hazlt, Wilmington, Del.—Sept. 21, 2022.

Haywood J. Clement ’80 BRD Behrend, Leland, N.C.—July 31, 2021.

Michael L. Heikes ’80 Lib (FDQ, Collegian), Williamsburg, Va.—Aug. 14, 2022.

Glen C. Moore ’80 MPA Lib (RA), Herndon, Va.—Aug. 6, 2022.

Catherine Gregory Pomanti ’80 Sci (RA), Hummelstown, Pa.—Aug. 5, 2022. Spouse: Thomas ’88 Hbg; Child: Gregory ’13 IST.

Montell B. Ashby Sr. ’81a Lib NewKens, Pittsburgh—Aug. 1, 2021.

Robert C. Finlay Jr. ’81 Lib, Pittsburgh—July 5, 2022.

Mary McGrane Joseph ’81 Nur, ’90 MEd H&HD NewKens, Greensburg, Pa.—Aug. 23, 2022.

Carl K. Rosenberger ’81 Lib (Alum. Council, Glee Club, WDFM), Mohnton, Pa.—Sept. 15, 2022.

Michael B. Sirak ’81a Eng WB, Essex, Md.—Aug. 6, 2022.

Howard P. Stewart ’81 JD Law, Rehoboth Beach, Del.—July 22, 2022. Spouse: Susan Hawes ’83 JD Law.

Alvin W. Bailey ’82 MPA Lib GrtVly, Mechanicsville, Va.—July 29, 2022. Spouse: Theresa Weaver ’75 MEd Edu.

Cecelia E. Ungvarsky ’82 Nur, Greensburg, Pa.—Aug. 22, 2022.

Joel G. Augustine ’83 Sci, Philadelphia—April 20, 2021.

Daniel A. Jonczak Jr. ’83 Eng, Greensburg, Pa.—Aug. 2, 2022.

Deborah L. Murphy ’83 EMS, Richardson, Texas—July 6, 2022.

James R. Ebner ’84 Bus, Wesley Chapel, Fla.—Aug. 11, 2022.

Shirley A. Freeman ’84a Lib, Mooresville, N.C.—July 8, 2022. Child: Troy ’91, ’93 MS Eng.

J. Kirk Kling Jr. ’84 Lib, Altoona, Pa.—Aug. 24, 2022. Spouse: Donna Drabic ’86 Edu.

Brian D. Marx ’84 MA Sci, Baton Rouge, La.—Nov. 25, 2021.

Carol G. Oliver ’84 Lib, Spruce Creek, Pa.—Sept. 14, 2022. Child: Robin Oliver-Veronesi ’86 Sci.

Thomas J. Walkosak ’84 Eng, Center Valley, Pa.—Sept. 10, 2022. Siblings: Laura Orlowsky ’85 Eng; Kenneth ’91 Sci.

Michael C. Horan ’86 Bus, Kingston, Pa.—Sept. 17, 2022.

Kimberly A. Janis ’86 H&HD, Erie, Pa.—July 30, 2022.

William F. Marks ’86 Hbg, Bethlehem, Pa.—Sept. 20, 2022.

Tom L. Crumlish ’87 Edu, Punxsutawney, Pa.—July 21, 2021.

Matthew I. Schuler ’87 Hbg, Newport, Pa.—Sept. 20, 2022.

John A. Tague ’87 PhD Eng, Arlington, Va.—Sept. 12, 2022.

Evalyn S. Antenucci ’89 Lib, Minneapolis—July 18, 2022. Children: Steven ’74 Lib; David ’79a Eng Alt.

Lara Vasko Simpson ’89 Edu, Belle Vernon, Pa.—April 18, 2021.

 

1990s

Paul D. Lukac ’91a Bus Fayt, Bedford, Pa.—Jan. 11, 2022.

Elizabeth M. Parker ’91 Lib, Brookhaven, Pa.—May 5, 2021.

Christine Decker Steltz ’91 Hbg, Millersville, Pa.—Sept. 1, 2022.

 

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Jennifer A. Gottlieb ’92 Com (AF, Golden Key), Summit, N.J.—Sept. 15, 2022.

Joan J. Impagliazzo ’92 Lib Brandy, Media, Pa.—July 10, 2022. Child: Frank ’84 EMS.

Arlene M. Polaski ’92 MEd Edu, Iva, S.C.—Dec. 20, 2021.

James D. Warren ’92, ’96 MS Eng (FMD), Breinigsville, Pa.—March 28, 2022. Spouse: Linda Trubilla ’94 Sci.

John F. Moore ’93a H&HD DuBois, Clearfield, Pa.—Sept. 13, 2022. Children: Carrie Elwood ’04 DuBois; Angela ’13 H&HD.

Diane Sabatelli ’93 Hbg, Thompson, Pa.—Sept. 23, 2022.

Robert C. Alterio ’94 Edu, Julian, Pa.—Aug. 16, 2022.

Melissa Michaels Ebling ’94 Edu, Pittsburgh—Feb. 6, 2022.

Mary C. Fox ’94 Nur Shen, Girard, Ohio—Sept. 7, 2022.

Edward L. Thigpen ’94 Eng (FDQ), Atlanta—Aug. 19, 2022.

Georgie M. Delemos ’97 Hbg, Lancaster, Pa.—Aug. 8, 2022. Child: Yvette Robinson ’94 MBA Hbg.

Michael J. DiRaimo ’98, ’98 MA Lib, State College—July 29, 2022. Sibling: Thomas ’72a Bus Behrend; Children: Danielle ’08 Lib; Michael Jr. ’11 Sci, ’11 Sci.

Derrick J. Ometz ’98 EMS (Blue Band), Mechanicsburg, Pa.—Feb. 20, 2022. Siblings: Denny ’82 Eng; Duane ’88a Eng NewKens; David ’93 Eng; Darin ’00 EMS.

 

2000s

Quin M. Sorenson ’00 Lib, ’03 JD Law, Gettysburg, Pa.—July 20, 2022.

Scott E. George ’01 Agr, Philadelphia—Aug. 11, 2022.

Barry J. Shea Jr. ’01 MA Lib, Eldred, Pa.—Sept. 3, 2022.

Doretta K. Garvey ’02a Lib, Osceola Mills, Pa.—July 29, 2022. Children: Lynne ’99 Lib; Scott ’13 Lib.

Jonathan O. Yuhas ’07a IST LehVly, Coopersburg, Pa.—Aug. 24, 2022.

Shane B. Huntsman ’09 Eng, Martinsburg, Pa.—Aug. 3, 2022.

Samantha R. Liesner ’09 Edu, Margate City, N.J.—Sept. 22, 2022.

 

2010s

Joshua J. Chessario ’16 Behrend, Fairview, Pa.—July 13, 2022. Sibling: Alissa ’14 Lib.

Michael D. Tapsoba Jr. ’17 Lib, Kensington, Md.—December 2021.

 

2020s

Leah L. Kurtyka ’20 BLV Berks, Reading, Pa.—Aug. 31, 2022.

Zachariah Bolster ’21, ’21 IST WD, Virginia Beach, Va.—Aug. 27, 2022.