Homer P. Smith '29, '33 PhD, of Warwick, R.I.; Feb. 22. He was a retired research scientist for the former U.S. Rubber Co. in Providence. He was a member of the American Chemical Society, American Men of Science, Sigma Xi, and Phi Beta Kappa. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, hiking, camping, and reading about history. He is survived by several family members and friends.
Bernard V. Buonanno Sr. '31, '35 AM of Providence; Apr. 12. He was an educator, coach, and businessman. He was on the faculty of Classical High School in Providence as a teacher of Latin and Romance languages, a guidance counselor, and coach of their track and football teams. In 1945 he left teaching to work at his brother's business, Atlantic Chemical Co. He served as general manager for 20 years before founding New England Container, which he chaired until 1998. He served on the Providence School Committee, the New England Board of Higher Education, and the Rhode Island Board of Regents for Education, and was instrumental in creating the Fox Point Elementary School. He was honored by the Rhode Island Football Coaches Hall of Fame and the Gridiron Club. He enjoyed playing golf into his 90s and was the oldest living member of the Point Judith Country Club. He is survived by a daughter; two sons, including Bernard Jr. '60 and Vincent '66; 11 grandchildren, including Bernard III '88, Esther '95, Carolyn B. Chase '92, and Margaret B. Lynch '96; 21 great-grandchildren; and a sister.
Ruth Berger Ross '32, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Honolulu; Apr. 2. She traveled the world as a military wife until settling for 35 years in Honolulu, where she taught school well into her 80s. She enjoyed playing golf and collecting seashells. She is survived by daughter Hilary Salk '63, '65 MAT; two grandchildren; and five great-granddaughters.
David Horvitz '35, of Providence; Mar. 15. He was the president of the manufacturing company S. Horvitz & Sons Inc. in Pawtucket, R.I., until his retirement in 1978. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a volunteer reader for the Library of Congress and In-Sight Radio for over 40 years. He is survived by two daughters.
Ralph H. Seguine Jr. '35, of Brooklyn, Conn.; Feb. 28. He was ordained into the American Baptist ministry in 1937 and served as pastorate in Wickford and Providence, R.I., in Attleboro, Mass., and in Norwalk, Conn. He retired from the Pierce Memorial Baptist Home in Brooklyn in 1978. He was active in the Danielson (Conn.) Rotary Club and helped establish community kitchens in the area. He is survived by his wife, Marguerite; a daughter; two sons; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister.
Dora Goldstone Stockman '35, of Larchmont, N.Y.; Feb. 10. She was involved with the Larchmont Garden Club and the Westchester Ethical Culture Society. She enjoyed gardening, reading, and the opera. She is survived by a daughter, three sons, seven grandchildren, three great-granddaughters, and a sister.
Julia Watson Tourgee '36, of Warwick, R.I. Nov. 18. She worked as a secretary to the dean of Pembroke for 30 years. She was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Warwick and a volunteer with Meals on Wheels. Phi Beta Kappa. She is survived by a daughter, two sons, six grandchildren, and one great-grandson.
Francis T. Eddy '37, of Dana Point, Calif.; Oct. 21. He was the executive vice president and general manager of TELautograph Corp. of Los Angeles before becoming president of AVDEL Inc. in Burbank, Calif. In 1966 he left AVDEL to purchase a small manufacturing company in the metal machining industry, which he managed until he retired in 1989. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard one of four ships involved in the invasion of Iwo Jima and witnessed the raising of the American flag on Mt. Suribachi. He was an active member of his local VFW, the Iwo Jima Survivors Assoc., the U.S. Power Squadron, and the Shark Island Yacht Club in Newport Beach. He was also president of the American Electroplaters Society. He enjoyed boating and both deep-sea and trout fishing. He is survived by a son, two granddaughters, and a sister.
Theodore S. Golden '37, South Yarmouth, Mass.; Mar. 22, of pneumonia. A retired pediatrician. He was a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Assoc., the Mass. Medical Society, and the New England Pediatric Society. He served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Marion; two daughters; a son, William A. Golden '72; and seven grandchildren, including Ellen Golden Zapata '02 and Louis Golden '05.
Franklin S. MacCombie '37, of Hanover, N.H.; Feb. 11. He held a managerial position at Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co. of North Kingstown, R.I., before founding his own management consulting business. He was active in the First Christian Congregational Church in Swansea, Mass., and later in the Church of Christ at Dartmouth College in Hanover. A musician, he also enjoyed gardening. He is survived by five daughters, a son, several grandchildren, and a sister.
Hiram Wolf '38, of Tamarac, Fla.; Mar. 7, from complications following surgery. He was the retired president of Arch & Wolf Realty Co. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was active in his community and temple. In 1992 he was honored by the Council of Christians and Jews. He was an avid golfer and a Life Master in bridge. He is survived by a son, two granddaughters, and his companion, Muriel Burwick.
Edward A. Krug Jr. '39, of Harrison, Ariz., formerly of Des Plaines, Ill.; Apr. 17, after a short illness. He was a retired employee of Vend Way Merchandising in Chicago. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He is survived by three sons.
Lorena Gray Muenchinger '39, of South Kingstown, R.I.; Feb. 19. Active in local community affairs, she was a member of the Watch Hill Yacht Club and enjoyed sailing. She is survived by two sons and a brother.
Roger L. Savery '39, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Sherborn, Mass.; Mar. 10. He owned his own Travelers Insurance agency in Falmouth, Mass., before acquiring the family business, Savery Chevrolet. He served as the Barnstable County commissioner for several years and was an active member of Marine Masonic Lodge in Falmouth, the Woods Hole Golf Club, the Waquoit Bay Yacht Club, the Buzzards Bay Power Squadron, and the Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in Naples. He is survived by his wife, Cleo; a daughter; three sons; and 12 grandchildren.
Sydney H. Shapiro '39, of Highland Park, Ill.; Dec. 9. He was a retired consultant for Akzo Chemicals Inc. in Chicago. He was listed in Who's Who: American Men of Science and was a member of the American Chemical Society and Sigma Xi. He is survived by four children, 11 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Alfred Boudreau '40, of Richlands, N.C., formerly of Palestine, W. Va.; Nov. 9. He was a trial attorney in the U.S. Dept. of Justice for 22 years. He retired in 1976. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle.
Robert Robertson Jr. '41, of Riverton, N.J.; Feb. 1. He was employed with Brooks Brothers until his retirement in 1990. He served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by a sister and a nephew.
Barbara Macdonald Wiecks '41, of Palmer Lake, Colo., formerly of Madison, Conn.; Jan. 17. She was a school librarian at Dr. Robert H. Brown Middle School in Madison and at Morgan High School in Clinton, Conn., before retiring in 1982. She was a member of the Madison Beach Club, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Colonial Dames. She enjoyed reading, gardening, traveling, and volunteer work. She is survived by two daughters; a son, Reid A. Wiecks, PO Box 267, Palmer Lake 80133; and three grandchildren.
Jared Linsley Jr. '42, of Virginia Beach, Va.; Mar. 12. He was a sales representative for American Steel and Wire Inc. in Richmond, Va. He was instrumental in supplying steel for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel project. He was later associated with Hill-Chase Steel in Baltimore before cofounding Mace Investments Co. and later Hi-Lo Products Inc. He served as a deacon at First Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach. He is survived by his wife, Lois; two daughters; three sons; and eight grandchildren.
William H. Mann '42, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Marblehead, Mass.; Mar. 14. He worked for the Chase Brass & Copper Co. in Waterbury, Conn., for several years before joining MIT's Charles Stark Draper Laboratory as a technical writer and editor. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy, where he achieved the rank of lieutenant. He was a member of the Boston Yacht Club in Marblehead. He is survived by a daughter; a son; two granddaughters; a brother, Henry L. Mann '42; and several nieces and nephews.
Jane O'Brien Cottam '44, of Providence; Apr. 19. She was a homemaker, teacher, and realtor. She volunteered at the Genesis Center and was active in the Players at Barker Playhouse. She was a communicant of St. Sebastian's Church. She is survived by two daughters, three sons, and nine grandchildren.
Louise Whittier Giles '44, of Ludlow, Mass.; Mar. 31. She worked with special needs children and was on the boards of the Children's Study Home in Springfield and the Belchertown State School. She is survived by two daughters, a grandson, a niece, and a nephew.
Shirley Jackson Logee '46, of Granby, Conn.; Apr. 8. She was a social worker in both Rhode Island and California for several years. After receiving her master's degree in education, she taught in the Scituate, R.I., school system. In the 1980s she moved to Connecticut, where she became a member of South Congregational Church in Granby and the Poquonock Community sewing group. She enjoyed needlepoint, craftwork, gardening, and bird watching. She is survived by a daughter, two granddaughters, and four nieces and nephews.
Joseph Winsten '46, of Lexington, Mass.; Mar. 1. He was a reconstructive and plastic surgeon for more than 25 years at Emerson Hospital, in Concord, Mass. After retiring from surgical practice, he resumed his education in Jewish and biblical studies and subsequently published Moses Meets Israel. He was also co-owner of Appleridge Dairy Farm, in Charlton City, Mass. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; two daughters; a son; three grandchildren; and a brother.
Constance M. Hindle '47, '49 ScM, of Fairhaven, Mass., formerly of New Bedford; Feb. 13. She taught at Hollins College, in Virginia, and later at Mt. Holyoke College, in Massachusetts, before retiring as a mathematics teacher at New Bedford High School. She was active with the Girl Scouts of America and was a member of the Massachusetts Teacher's Assoc., Grace Episcopal Church and Altar Guild, Sigma Xi, and Phi Beta Kappa. She enjoyed traveling, and training and grooming her dogs for New England competitions. She is survived by several cousins.
E. Patricia Synan Lucey '47, of Old Town, Me., formerly of San Francisco; Nov. 9, of Alzheimer's. She was a retired deputy district attorney of Contra Costa County, Calif., and assistant Superior Court commissioner of San Francisco. She was a member of the League of Women Voters and the California Council for Adult Education. She also served as an assistant Girl Scout leader. She is survived by her husband, Paul '48; daughter Gloria Lucey Vollmers '73; son Paul Lucey '79; three granddaughters; and nephews Paul Lucey '77 and John Lucey '69.
Carmine Petteruti Jr. '47, of Highland Beach, Fla., formerly of Providence and Newport; Mar. 18. He was a partner and vice president of the former Petteruti Motor Sales of Providence and a former real estate agent and antiques shop owner in Newport. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Alpine Country Club in Cranston, R.I.; the Providence Art Club; the Preservation Society of Newport County; and the Newport Art Museum. He is survived by a sister and several nieces and nephews, including Joseph Petteruti Jr. '69.
Joseph P. Earabino '48, of Hudson, N.H.; Mar. 6. He was employed with General Electric for several years before cofounding International Manufacturing Services, in Rhode Island. He retired from IMS after 20 years and became devoted to volunteering and charity work, including work on the Marshall Islands. He is survived by two daughters, two sons, six grandchildren, a sister, a brother, and several nieces and nephews.
Arthur W. Butler Jr. '49, of Willsboro, N.Y.; Mar. 15. He was a retired associate planner for the city of Cranston, R.I. He was involved with the development of the Transvan program for citizens with disabilities. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy and was honored with the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Navy Air Medal. He was an active lifetime member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees), where he served as the Rhode Island Jaycee president, and a member of Edgewood Congregational Church. He is survived by three daughters, a son, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and a sister.
Roderick S. Carr '49, of Mahopac, N.Y.; Dec. 15.
Robert T. Clark '49, of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; Mar. 6. He worked in the corporate world for more than 30 years with companies such as General Electric, EECO, and Monsanto before diving into the real estate market and founding Clark Investments in 1978. He worked as an apartment broker for 30 years with his sons. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and hunting. He is survived by his wife, Mary; two sons; four grandchildren; a sister; and two brothers.
Henry J. Lash '49, of Mobile, Ala.; Jan. 14. He taught and coached in the Mobile County school system before becoming a professor of English at the Univ. of Montevallo. He retired in 1984. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and the Korean War. He is survived by a daughter, two sons, six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Ralph H. Magoon '49, of Marblehead, Mass.; Mar. 12, from a stroke. He was the retired president of H.W. Peabody & Co. Inc. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Eastern Yacht Club and the Brown Club of Boston. He enjoyed sailing, cribbage, and badminton. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, 36 Intrepid Cir., #302, Marblehead 01945; a daughter; two sons; and four grandchildren.
David H. Mason '49, of Barrington, R.I., formerly of Chelmsford, Mass.; Apr. 2. He was treasurer of his family's Chelmsford business, the Wm. P. Proctor Lumber Co., before becoming the vice president of the Central Savings Bank, in Lowell, Mass. He retired in 1990. He was an active member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Chelmsford where he served on the vestry for 32 years and as treasurer for 17 years. He was a trustee of Lowell General Hospital and a member of Vesper Country Club, in Tyngsboro, Mass. He is survived by two sons, including Bruce '72; two grandchildren; and three nephews.
Robert L. Siegmann '49, of Knoxville, Tenn.; Feb. 16, of Parkinson's. He was employed with Airco Research Labs, N.J., before transferring to Airco's Kentucky plant to manage the chemical laboratory. In 1993 he retired to Knoxville. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of various professional organizations and president of the Kentucky chapter of the American Chemical Society. He enjoyed music and dancing and had an extensive record collection. He is survived by two daughters, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and two sisters.
Marvin G. Tesler '49, of Boca Raton, Fla., formerly of West Warwick, R.I.; Apr. 2. He was the owner of Charles Package Store in Attleboro, Mass. for 45 years. He was an honorary life trustee of Temple Beth-El (R.I.) and a member of Boca West Country Club, Highland Country Club, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, and Shriners International, and was a 32nd Degree Mason in Ezekiel Bates Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Schreiber Tesler '51; a daughter; a son; three grandchildren; and a sister.
Joseph Majkut '50, of Cumberland, R.I.; Mar. 4. He was a retired salesman for Wholesale Food's Southern New England area. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He is survived by numerous family members.
William R. Perez Jr. '50, of Edmond, Okla., formerly of Hinsdale, Ill.; Sept. 9. He was a retired secretary and treasurer of Henry Pratt Co. in Chicago.
W. Lamar Poole '50, of Greenville, S.C.; Feb. 25. He was a retired sales manager for Texize Chemicals Inc. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by a daughter, a son, three grandchildren, and a sister.
Earle G. Simmons '50, of Wakefield, R.I.; Apr. 10. He was vice president of sales and marketing for Improved Laminated Metals before founding Simmons Display Co. in 1970 to manufacture bird feeders and accessories, such as Seed Stop. He held several patents for displays and bird feeders. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Warwick Country Club, Winnapaug Country Club, Woodland Greens Golf Club, and the Senior Bowling Club at Old Mountain Lanes. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and bowling. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; eight children; two stepchildren; and 12 grandchildren.
Jay L. Solod '50, of Knoxville, Tenn.; Mar. 25. He owned Southern Furniture Supply Co. in Morristown, Tenn. until its sale in 1998. He was involved with the Morristown Theater Guild and served as president of the National Cotton Batting Institute. He enjoyed acting, traveling, and playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Donna; three daughters, including Lisa Solod Warren '78; and three grandchildren.
Mildred Patenaude Wallace '50, '61 MAT, of Cumberland, R.I.; Mar. 19. She was a retired faculty member of King Philip Regional High School in Wrentham, Mass. She was a member of the Massachusetts Teachers Assoc. She is survived by her husband, William J. Wallace '50, '58 MAT; a son; two granddaughters; a sister-in-law, Fran Pattavina '46; and a brother-in-law, Vincent Pattavina '45.
Stanley S. Zelermyer '50, of Newton, Mass. and Boca Raton, Fla.; Apr. 1. He owned Army Navy surplus stores in Bangor, Me., and Portsmouth, N.H., in addition to running Atlantic Clothing Co. in Boston after his father's death. He was a volunteer at Beth Israel Hospital and a member of Temple Israel, in Boston, and Pine Brook Country Club, in Weston. He is survived by his wife, Harriet; two children; three stepchildren; 12 grandchildren; and a sister.
George S. Held '51, of Wantagh, N.Y.; Jan. 5. He was the former national account manager for ADT Security Systems Inc. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; a daughter; a son; four grandchildren; and a brother, Stanley Held '50.
Armando R. Liberati '51, of Cranston, R.I.; Apr. 11. He was the owner of P. Liberati Co., in Providence. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Ida, and a brother.
Eileen Cooney Conlon '53, of Fall River, Mass.; Mar. 2. She worked at New England Telephone Co. before resuming her education at the Univ. of Massachusetts. After graduating, she became a social worker for VISTA and for Family Services Assoc. in Fall River. She relocated to New York and taught high school English for 10 years until retiring in 1998 and moving back to Fall River. She was a volunteer at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for several years and a member of MENSA. She is survived by four daughters, a son, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
John J. Cupolo '53, of Bristol, R.I.; Mar. 29. He was a mechanical engineer for the Raytheon Corp. in Portsmouth, R.I. for 40 years. He retired in 1970. He is survived by a daughter, a son, a daughter-in-law, eight grandchildren, and two sisters.
Alfred E. Mackiewicz '53, of Middleboro, Mass.; Apr. 12, after a brief illness. He was a retired computer technician for the Plymouth Shoe Co. and Bostonian Shoe Co. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a former member of the Brown football team, Sacred Heart Church, Middleboro/Lakeville Knights of Columbus, and the Mitchell Memorial Club. He is survived by two daughters, a son, four grandchildren, and a great-grandson.
Duncan Grant '54, of Seymour, Conn.; Feb. 13. He was a physicist for the U.S. Navy for many years, as well as a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He is survived by three children, two grandchildren, a sister, and two brothers.
John E. McCullough '55, of Watertown, Conn.; Apr. 14. He was a retired president of several companies, including General Analytics, East Coast Technology, Barricini and Lofts, and Jack McCullough Associates. He served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed playing golf, tennis, softball, and touch football. He is survived by three sons, three grandchildren, a brother, and several nieces and nephews.
Laurence J. McNally '58, of Lawrenceville, Ga., formerly of Warwick, R.I.; Jan. 6. He was the director of technical and sales training at Sealol Inc. in Warwick. He taught courses and consulted in pump and seal problems in 19 countries. He served aboard submarines for 12 years in the U.S. Navy, and was an honorman in the Navy Instructor's School and a course design specialist. He is survived by his wife, Jean; a daughter; two sons; four grandchildren; and two brothers.
Richard P. Carpenter '59, of Santa Fe, N. Mex.; Apr. 3. He was a retired psychologist who specialized in the treatment of children and adolescents. Before settling in Santa Fe he practiced in Manchester, N.H.; Boston; Baltimore; and Vail, Colo., where he was associated with the Vail Mountain School. He enjoyed listening to music, especially opera, and spending time with his family. He is survived by a daughter, a son, and three grandchildren.
Raymond E. Miko '60, of Franklin Lakes, N.J.; Feb. 17. He retired as vice president of risk management with RICOH Corp. in Fairfield, N.J., in 2006. He was an adjunct professor at Caldwell College and a member of its business advisory council. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve. He was a member of the pastoral counsel of Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Franklin Lakes. He is survived by his wife, Maryann; a daughter; a son; and four grandchildren.
Rodger L. Hurley '61, of Granville, N.Y.; Mar. 2, from a heart attack. He was the Granville town supervisor. He held positions in government at several levels working with UNESCO in Thailand; as a national director of projects with the National Corporation for Service; with the city of New York working with drug-addicted Vietnam veterans. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and ran for Congress in 1980. He published Poverty and Mental Retardation: A Causal Relationship. He was named to Brown's 100th Season All-Decade Basketball Team. He was president of the Hartford Central School Board and a member of Granville's Engine and Hose Volunteer Fire Co. He was instrumental in several Granville community projects, including the Haynes House of Hope and the Granville Partnership for Economic Development. He is survived by his wife, Ann Hollinshead Hurley '66 AM; two daughters, including Catherine Hurley '00; two sons, including Rodger '88; three grandchildren; and a brother.
Frank H. Huber '62, of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Remsenburg, N.Y.; Mar. 19. He worked at Citibank and Adelphi Univ. in New York City, and in management with the McDonald's Corp in New Jersey before retiring. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was involved with numerous charitable organizations, including East End Hospice and Family Counseling Services of Westhampton Beach, N.Y. He was a member of Westhampton Country Club, the Westhampton Yacht Squadron, and the Swordfish Beach Club in Westhampton Beach; and Grand Harbor Golf and Beach Club in Vero Beach, Fla. He was a board member and past treasurer of Remsenburg Academy Assoc., and was a member of the Eagle Society and Holy Cross Catholic Church in Vero Beach. He is survived by his wife, Carol; three stepchildren; and nine grandchildren.
Lois Bellano Slaughter '62, of Lafayette, La.; Jan. 24. She worked as a case manager at Acadiana Cares and at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. She volunteered at the Paul and Lulu Hilliard Art Museum. She is survived by her mother, two daughters, and two grandchildren.
Arnold C. Matteson '64, of Miami Beach, Fla.; Aug. 5, 2009, of a heart attack. He was a retired commercial real estate executive. He served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by a sister and a brother, William C. Matteson '68.
Donald Sheldon Jr. '64, of Stamford, Conn.; Mar. 12. He worked for several years in the financial services industry in New York City before joining Century 21 as a sales associate. He served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by a son and sister.
Richard W. Whitfield '64, of Charleston, S.C., formerly of Bakersfield, Calif.; Apr. 7. He had a private pediatrics practice in Bakersfield for several years and was instrumental in establishing the Valley Fever Vaccine Project. He received a Presidential Citation for his work on the project. As a U.S. Navy captain, he served in naval hospitals in Japan and South Carolina as a staff pediatrician and head of pediatrics. He had a private pilots license and enjoyed meteorology, photography, ham radio, and watch-and-clock instrument restoration. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; six children; two grandchildren; and a brother.
Carl A. Houle '65, of Warwick, R.I.; Jan. 9. He was a retired stockbroker and computer consultant. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; two sons; five grandchildren; and two sisters.
George C. Strachan '65, '79 AM, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Jan. 22, of lymphoma. He was a retired vice president of investment research for Goldman Sachs & Co., in New York City. At Brown he was captain of the track team. He won a Fulbright Award for study in France and a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship. He is survived by his wife, Jaclyn Veneroso '70 AM, '76 PhD; seven siblings; and several nieces and nephews.
Richard H. Bucilla '67, of Boston; Feb. 27, after a long illness. He worked for Commercial Union Insurance in Boston in various home office and field office underwriting management roles before becoming the executive vice president of Lexington Insurance Co. in Boston. He is survived by his wife, Joanne; a daughter; a son; and a sister, Doris Goldthwaite '64.
H. Peter Turner '67, '69 MAT, of Uxbridge, Mass., formerly of Providence; Mar. 2. He was a retired Latin teacher at Classical High School in Providence. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.
Paul E. Harper '72, of Baltimore; Apr. 3, of arrhythmia. He was a former banker who later worked in commercial real estate, most recently with AGM Commercial Real Estate. He enjoyed playing lacrosse, tennis, paddle tennis, and golf. He was a member of the Baltimore Country Club. He is survived by a daughter; a son, Justin '02; two sisters; and two nieces.
Jonathan S. Lynton '72, '73 AM, of Decatur, Ga.; Dec. 9. He was a professor at DeVry Institute of Technology in Atlanta. He enjoyed writing, painting, and playing tennis. He is survived by two sons and his mother.
Debra L. Hall '73, of Newport News, Va.; Feb. 19, after a long illness. She was an independent practicing urogynecologist in Newport News. She was on the staff of Riverside Regional Medical Ctr. and Mary Immaculate Hospital. Before establishing her own practice, she worked as a gynecologist with Group Health in Washington, D.C. In 2002 she was instrumental in establishing a women's clinic in Saudi Arabia and served on its staff for one year. She was a member of Menchville Baptist Church and an active participant in the local Kennel Club. She is survived by her mother, two brothers, and five nieces and nephews.
Wayne W. Dudley '74, of Weston, Conn.; Mar. 6. He owned and operated W. Dudley Inc., a home contracting business, for more than 32 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou; a daughter; two sons; his mother; a sister; and two brothers.
John V.A. Murray '74, of Darien, Conn.; Mar. 16, of cancer. He was a law partner in the firm Diserio Martin O'Connor & Castiglioni in Greenwich, Conn. He was a member of the Conn. Bar Assoc.. He belonged to the Wee Burn Country Club in Darien, and National Golf Links of America, the Quogue Field Club, and the Quogue Beach Club in N.Y. He is survived by his wife, Susan; a daughter; a son; two stepchildren; a brother, Chester Murray '78; and two nephews.
Alan B. Fischer '77, of Cambridge, Mass.; Feb. 11, of colon cancer. He was the director of research at Hyperion Catalysis International in Cambridge. His work on energy transfer and electron transfer of dyes for electronic imaging led to the first of many U.S. patents. While at Brown, he was a member of the varsity wrestling team, varsity crew, and photography club. He was an active member of the Cambridge Boat Club, where he served on many committees before accepting the role of race director of the Head of the Charles Regatta. He is survived by his wife, Betsy; and two daughters, including Hilary Fischer-Groban '09.
James W. Ryan '78, of Wilmington, Del.; Feb. 27, of melanoma. He is survived by his mother, Alice M. Ryan, 64-311 Welsh Tract Rd., Newark, Del. 19713.
Arthur W. Chaney III '90, of Mooresville, N.C.; Mar. 16, of cancer. He was a board-certified radiation oncologist with Southeast Radiation Oncology and the medical director of Lake Norman Radiation Oncology in Mooresville, N.C. He was a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiation Oncology, the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the American Medical Assoc. He enjoyed deep-sea fishing, music, and political science and economics, and was a back-up singer and bass player in a local band called 200 Joules. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; a daughter; a son; his parents, a grandmother; a sister; and a brother.
Elliot S. Ramos '90, of Minneapolis, Minn.; Aug. 10, 2009. He is survived by his parents.
Howard H. Mak '09, of Hong Kong; Dec. 30. He is survived by his parents and a sister.
Homer P. Smith '33 PhD (see '29).
Bernard V. Buonanno Sr. '35 AM (see '31).
Constance M. Hindle '49 ScM (see '47).
Harold Rauch '50 PhD, of Amherst, Mass.; Feb. 10. He was hired by UMass Amherst as its first geneticist in biological sciences and remained on the faculty until his retirement in 1990. During his tenure he made significant research contributions related to phenylketonuria (PKU) and Wilson's disease. He enjoyed gardening and making alabaster sculptures. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; a daughter; two sons; eight grandchildren; and a brother.
Mildred Patenaude Wallace '61 MAT (see '50).
Paul G. Kumpel Jr. '64 PhD, of Stony Brook, N.Y.; Jan. 30. He was professor emeritus of mathematics at SUNY Stony Brook.
Rachele D'Avanzo Modliszewski '65 MAT, of Hanover, Mass., formerly of Cranston, R.I.; Mar. 11. She taught apparel design at RISD from 1936 to 1967 and taught art in the Cranston school system from 1962 until her retirement in 1993. In 1982 she was named R.I. Teacher of the Year by the commissioner of education. She lectured in fashion and the history of art and costume to numerous organizations; coordinated contests for nonprofits such as Christmas Seals and the American Lung Assoc.; and served on jury panels for local art shows. She is survived by two daughters; a son, Charles Modliszewski '68; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother.
H. Peter Turner '69 MAT (see '67).
Jonathan S. Lynton '73 AM (see }72).
Ellen J. Lawrence '76 AM, of Auburn, Mass.; Mar. 13. She was a visiting instructor of American art at URI and taught art history at UNH in Durham before being appointed director of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at Holy Cross. She enjoyed cooking, hiking, and traveling the world. She is survived by a sister, a brother, three nieces, and a nephew.
George C. Strachan '79 AM (see '65).
Steven W. Weiner '93 PhD, of Allentown, Pa.; Feb. 17. He was an account executive at Bachem Bioscience Inc. in King of Prussia, Pa. Previously he was on the faculty of Muhlenberg College in Allentown and Armstrong Atlantic State Univ. in Savannah, Ga. He chaired the Lehigh Valley section of the American Chemical Society. A talented musician, he enjoyed singing and playing the piano. He is survived by his father, a brother and sister-in-law, a niece, and two nephews.
Horace F. Martin '75 MD, of Pawtucket, R.I.; Apr. 11, of lung cancer. He was an associate professor of medical science at Brown from 1966 until 1973, when he enrolled in Brown's medical school to complete his medical education, which had been interrupted 16 years earlier. He was the director of clinical pathology at Rhode Island Hospital for 30 years. He wrote several medical textbooks and numerous scientific articles. In 1990 he received a JD from Southern New England School of Law, and he earned an MPH from McGill Univ. in 2000. He served as president of the Brown Medical Alumni Assoc. in 1996 and was nominated Man of the Year by the Seven Castles Club in 1977. He was a member of the Rhode Island Medical Society, the Massacusetts Bar Assoc., the American College of Clinical Chemists, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the Knights of Columbus, the Portuguese-American Committee, and Sigma Xi, and was a fellow of the College of Legal Medicine. He is survived by his wife, Florence; three daughters; four sons; and 15 grandchildren.
Leanne Eberly Jordan '89 MD, of Durango, Colo.; Mar. 13, of breast cancer. After her residency, she served in the U.S. Air Force from 1994 to 1998. In 1998 she joined Four Corners Ob-Gyn in Durango. In addition to her practice, she served as chair of the department of surgery at Mercy Regional Medical Center and later as director of the Integrative Health Team–Touch, Love, and Compassion. She was an honorary spokeswoman for the Mercy Regional Medical Breast Care Center. She enjoyed spending time outdoors with her family. She is survived by her husband, Harald; her parents; a daughter; a son, a sister; a brother; and five nieces and nephews.
Avi G. Schaefer '13, of Santa Barbara, Calif.; Feb. 12, from injuries sustained in an accident. He served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a counterterrorism instructor before coming to Brown. At the time of his death he was working with Judaic studies professor David Jacobson to prepare a new course on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He was instrumental in raising funds for the Haiti earthquake victims and helped train the Providence SWAT team. He is survived by his parents and by numerous friends in the Brown community.
Stavros Fallieros '68 ScM, of Providence, R.I.; Dec. 21. He began teaching at Brown in 1969 after serving nine years at the Bartol Research Foundation in Pa. His internationally recognized research involved various areas of nuclear physics, including studies of collective phenomena, photon and electron scattering, induced excitation, and the roles of gauge and relativistic invariance in nuclear phenomena. He was a fellow of the American Physical Society and a principal investigator on several U.S. government contracts and grants. In 1995 he retired as professor emeritus of physics. He is survived by three daughters, including Daphne Fallieros Potter '89; a son-in-law, Alan J. Potter '89; four grandchildren; and a brother.