Karl E. Stein '30, of Chicago; Feb. 17. He was the retired president of KES Production Co. Inc., producers of travelogues. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve. He is survived by his wife, Flora.
Elizabeth Bucklin Flemming '34, of Taylor's Island, Md., formerly of Summit, N.J.; Apr. 27. She was a homemaker, an active volunteer in her community, and a former member of the Junior League of Summit. She is survived by a daughter; a son, John Flemming '64; four grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren, including Alyssa Ricker '07 and Daniel Ricker '11.
E. Gage Hotaling '35, of Agawam, Mass.; May 16. He was ordained a Baptist minister in 1940 and held pastorates in Palmer, Hyannis, and Needham, Mass., prior to serving as pastor of the Church in the Acres in Springfield. He then served as part-time pastor of the Wales Baptist Church until his retirement in 1990. He served 26 years in the U.S. Naval Reserve, including being stationed in Iwo Jima. He was a member of the Iwo Jima Survivors Assoc., the Military Chaplains Assoc., Norfolk Masonic Lodge in Needham, and the Pioneer Valley Stamp Club. He served as commander of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War in Springfield and as a trustee of Andover Newton Theological School. He is survived by his wife, Adell; two daughters; a son; and five grandchildren.
Dorothy Pearson '35, '37 AM, of Ormond Beach, Fla.; May 26. She taught English at Weymouth (Mass.) High School for 30 years. In retirement, she enjoyed traveling the world. She was president of the Women's Christian Fellowship. She was a deacon, served on the board, sang in the choir, and taught Bible study at United Church, Ormond Beach. Phi Beta Kappa. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Evelyn Schneider Weinstein '36, of Santa Fe, N. Mex., formerly of New Jersey; June 1. She was a homemaker, Realtor, and volunteer. She volunteered for the Ethical Culture Society, Planned Parenthood, and the League of Women Voters while living in New Jersey. After moving to Santa Fe in 1967, she was a Realtor and volunteered at the Museum of International Folk Art, which honored her for her 40 years of service. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, weaving, and birding. She is survived by a daughter; a son; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, including Ian D. Banks '89; and a brother.
James F. McCoy '37, of Boulder, Colo.; Apr. 30. He was an attorney with a private law practice in Pawtucket, R.I., for 50 years. He retired in 1996. He was a member of the Rhode Island Bar Assoc., the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Rhode Island Education Commission, and Rotary International. He enjoyed skiing, running, and playing tennis, squash, bridge, and golf. He is survived by five children, including Carol McCoy '77 and Chuck McCoy '81.
Gertrude Phillips Painter '37, of Lancaster, Mass.; May 18. She earned an RN degree and worked as an airline stewardess before moving to Lancaster where she acquired her real estate license and was employed in the Leominster and Fitchburg offices of Foster-Healy Real Estate. She was a member of the Worcester County Realtors Assoc., the Worcester County Women's Golf Assoc., and the American Contract Bridge Players League, and was director of the Fitchburg and Gardner Duplicate Bridge Club. She is survived by a sister, a brother, and several nieces and nephews.
Ruth E. Bruton '38, of Laconia, N.H.; May 1. She served in the Foreign Service for the U.S. Department of State for 22 years. She was a member of Laconia Congregational Church and the Rhode Island Independence Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
R. Joseph Novogrod '38, '60 MAT of Newton, Mass., formerly of Providence; May 10. He was a retired professor of criminal justice at Long Island Univ. He is survived by nieces and nephews.
Elisabeth Crowley Allen '39, of Jamestown, R.I.; May 4. She was a homemaker. During World War II she served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy/WAVES. She was a member of the Dunes Club, the Jamestown Garden Club, and St. Mark Church in Jamestown. She enjoyed needlepoint, knitting, and playing tennis and bridge. She is survived by three daughters, a son, and 12 grandchildren.
L. David Korb '39, of Potomac, Md.; Nov. 20, 2009. He was a retired deputy director in the office of labor management relations for the U.S. Civil Service Commission. He served in the U.S. Army. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by a son.
John K. Dickinson '40, of Cambridge, Mass.; Feb. 15. He was a retired associate professor of sociology at UMass Boston. He published several professional papers and books, including German and Jew: The Life and Death of Sigmund Stein. He is survived by his wife, Lenore; a son; and two grandsons.
Allen B. Williams Jr. '40, of Rumford, R.I.; May 20. He was executive director of the Brown University Fund from 1952 to 1958. He left Brown as chairman of the Brown University Development Council to become a stockbroker with Brown, Lyle & Marshall, of Providence. He retired as a financial planning and insurance agent with All America Financial, also in Providence. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the hospital ship USS Hope. At Brown he was a member of the Glee Club, Sock and Buskin, and Brownbrokers. He is survived by his wife, Karen; a daughter; two sons; two stepchildren; and seven grandchildren.
Richard C. Walker '40, of Savannah, Ga.; May 30. For many years he worked in the electronics industry as a manufacturer's representative, traveling the world. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Landings Club and St. Peter's Episcopal Church. He enjoyed playing golf. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews, including L. James Walker Jr. '69, '75 ScM.
Morley Hitchcock '41, of Mentor, Ohio; Dec. 22. He was a purchasing agent for Reliance Electric and Engineering Co. in Cleveland before developing and patenting the plastic clip for clipboards through his company, Vanni Enterprises. He retired in 1984. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Kirtland Country Club and Psi Upsilon. He enjoyed gardening, stamp collecting, playing bridge and golf, and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; two daughters; a grandson; two great-grandchildren; and a sister.
John R. H. Truelsen '43, of Mulberry, Fla., formerly of La Habra, Calif.; June 2, of heart failure. He was employed as a district sales manager for the Norton Co. for 40 years. He retired in 1986. During World War II he served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. He enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; a daughter; two granddaughters; and two great-granddaughters.
Robert G. Berry '44, of New York City; Apr. 12. Over the course of his career he held several successful fund-raising positions, including national director of fund-raising for the U.S. Olympic Committee and vice president for development and public relations of the New York Botanical Garden. He retired as manager for development and public relations of the American Univ. of Beirut, based in New York City. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Brown Club of New York. He is survived by his wife, Christiane.
Bayard H. Michael '44, of Mequon, Wisc.; June 14. He was a lawyer. He practiced patent law with Michael Best and Friedrich in Milwaukee. He enjoyed sailing, skiing, and photography. He is survived by two daughters, two sons, three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a sister.
Phyllis Bidwell Oliver '44, of Bloomfield, Conn.; May 28. She worked at Family Service Society in Hartford, Conn., for two years before becoming a social worker in the Hartford school system. She retired in 1988. She was an active member of the First Congregational Church in Bloomfield and was deacon emeritus at the time of her death. She is survived by two daughters, a son, and five grandchildren.
Chester A. Ruoff Jr. '44, of Heathrow, Fla.; Apr. 24. He was a retired regional vice president of Arkwright-Boston Mutual Insurance Co. in Atlanta, Ga. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; a daughter; a son; and three grandchildren.
Herbert L. Sherman Jr. '44, of Monroeville, Pa.; May 14. He was a professor of law at the Univ. of Pittsburgh School of Law for 37 years. In addition, he taught industrial relations in the management program for executives at the Graduate School of Business there for 16 years. He also served as a visiting professor of law at universities in Florida, Texas, Minnesota, China, and twice at the Univ. of Leuven in Belgium. Twice he taught with Semester-at-Sea, an educational ship traveling around the world. He arbitrated more than 1,000 labor dispute cases and was elected to the Board of Governors of the National Academy of Arbitrators. He published numerous articles in professional journals and was admitted to practice law before many courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is listed in Who's Who in the East and is a member of the American Bar Assoc., the Pennsylvania Bar Assoc., and Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by two daughters, two sons, and four grandchildren.
Albert I. Bellin '45 ScM, of Newton Center, Mass.; Nov. 11. He was an assistant professor of engineering science at Harvard prior to joining the General Electric Co., in Lynn, Mass., as a consulting engineer. He was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Physical Society, the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, and Sigma Xi. He is survived by a son, Jeffrey Bellin '79; a brother, Leonard Bellin '42; and a nephew, David Bellin '76.
James A. Cooper '45, of Kirkwood, Minn.; Feb. 25, of cancer. He was a market manager with the Monsanto Co., in St. Louis, for 32 years. He retired in 1985. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Rhea; two daughters; a son; and four grandchildren.
Richard B. Pretat '45, of Portsmouth, R.I.; June 1. He was co-owner of Woods and Pretat Appliance Co. in Providence for more than 30 years. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot and flight instructor. At Brown he was a member of the football team and president of Phi Delta Theta, and he was a past president of the Brown Club of R.I. In 1962, after building his house on Hog Island in Narragansett Bay, he served as president of the Hog Island South End Assoc. for several terms. He was past president of the R.I. Philharmonic Orchestra, and a lifetime member of the Moosup Valley Grange, and a member of Central Congregational Church in Providence. In addition to flying, he enjoyed tennis, skiing, and sailing. He served as cook and crew on 11 Newport-to-Bermuda races. He is survived by his wife, Jane Reynolds Pretat '48; two daughters, including Judith Pretat Seaman '75 ScM; a son; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a sister.
Lucille Morris Rozek '45, of Berlin, N.H.; June 12. She was a retired secretary for the Brown Co. in Berlin. She was a member of St. Kieran Church. She is survived by her husband, Joseph; two daughters; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Thomas R. Vennerbeck '45, of Largo, Fla.; May 15, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Maureen.
Norma Holden Hardy '46, of Barrington, R.I.; June 3. She was an elementary schoolteacher for the Warwick School Department for 24 years. She retired in 1986. She was a member of the Brown Club of R.I., the Royal Travelers, and the First Baptist Church of Swansea, Mass. She is survived by a sister and several nieces and nephews.
Lois Thornton Tegarden '46, of Princeton, N.J.; Apr. 18. She was an associate real estate broker for John T. Henderson Inc. (now Henderson Sotheby's International), where she specialized in residential properties. She retired in 2002. An active member of her community, she helped find residences for patients discharged from Trenton Psychiatric Hospital. She was a member of the Junior League of New Jersey, the Princeton Parents Assoc., Trinity Church Choir, and Conanicut (R.I.) Yacht Club. She enjoyed tennis and sailing. She is survived by three children, including Deborah A. Tegarden '71; and three grandchildren.
Hope Finley Boole '47, of Hawthorne, Calif.; Mar. 31, of lung cancer. She was a homemaker. She worked for a short time for the U.S. Postal Service. She retired in 1991. She is survived by five children and eight grandchildren.
David T. Cross '47, of Mill Valley, Calif.; Apr. 21, from complications from two broken hips. He served his community in the ministry, in education, and as a volunteer. He began his ministry at Pilgrim Congregational Church in Southborough, Mass., and retired in 1990 from the San Francisco Council of Churches and Adult Education. He directed five senior centers, taught at the college level, trained volunteers to work with the elderly, and was an advocate for senior and social justice. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a founding member of the Mill Valley Historical Society and was involved with the California Map Society, the Ecumenical Assoc. of Housing, the Coalition of Agencies Serving the Elderly, and the San Francisco Presbytery. At Brown, he was a member of the soccer and swimming teams. He enjoyed reading, and later listening to audio books, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Mimi; two daughters; two sons; and six grandchildren.
Emil Koledin '47, of Hermitage, Pa.; May 24. He was president of Specialty Metal Products, which he started in 1975. He was also a managing partner and CEO of Hillcrest Nursing Center in Grove City, Pa., until 1994, as well as the founder of E. Koledin Co., which was in business from 1958 to 1964. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was involved with numerous real estate developments and several economic development efforts in the community, and was a member of Free and Accepted Masons Kedron Lodge, the Scottish Rite's New Castle Consistory, Zem Zem Shrine, American Legion Post 299, and Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 103. He is survived by his wife, Kathy; four daughters; a son; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his former wife.
Paul R. Garabedian '48, of New York City; May 13, of prostate cancer. He was a professor of mathematics and the director of the division of computational fluid dynamics at the NYU-Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. During the 1960s he did extensive work on a mathematical technique and computer design of airfoils to accommodate shockless transonic flows. His method is widely used today in the aircraft industry and aerospace laboratories. From the 1970s to the present time, he turned his focus to nuclear fusion, looking for magnetic field structures that could better hold and harness hot gases for future power plants. He published Partial Differential Equations in 1964. He received numerous awards, including the Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics and the National Academy of Sciences Award in Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis. He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is survived by his wife, Lynnel; two daughters, including Catherine Garabedian '97; and two grandchildren.
Ann Clarke Palmer '48, of Madison, Wisc., formerly of Providence; May 4. She was a high school English teacher. Phi Beta Kappa. She is survived by a daughter, Rosalind Sorber '74; a son-in-law, David Sorber '74; and two grandchildren.
William S. Gallagher '49, of Evanston, Ill.; June 3. He was an executive engineering and construction consultant for major companies throughout the United States. He held top elected positions in the Illinois district of the Barbershop Harmony Society. He was an accomplished sailor and a member of the East Greenwich, R.I.; Evanston; and Chicago Yacht Clubs. He is survived by three sons and seven grandchildren.
Robert J. Grossman '49, of Encino, Calif.; June 10. He was an attorney in private practice for 37 years and later served for 18 years as a federal administrative law judge. He is survived by his wife, Margery; three daughters; and a brother.
Adeline Petke LaBorde '49, of Macon, Ga.; May 25. She was a retired office manager for Webster Waste Systems and Leggett and Associates, both in Macon. She was active at St. Francis Church, where she served as senior warden, on the vestry, on the search committee, and in its Haitian Hope Ministries. She is survived by a daughter, a son, a grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
Daniel A. Mahoney Jr. '49, of Marco Island, Fla., formerly of Westport, Conn.; May 7. He worked for the General Electric Co. for 34 years. A member of the Knights of Columbus, after retiring to Marco Island, he was active in San Marco Parish as a Eucharistic minister and altar server. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Joan; three daughters; a son; six grandchildren; and a sister.
Stanley L. Roggenburg Jr. '49, of Middletown, N.J.; May 19. He was a plastics engineer and consultant for Tech Products of Staten Island and past president of Control Molding Corp. on Staten Island. During World War II he served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Richmond County Country Club, Staten Island Rotary Club, Staten Island VNA, Alpha Chi Sigma, and Phi Kappa Sigma. He is survived by his wife, Janet; three daughters; and four grandchildren.
Daniel Siegel '49, of Westport, Conn.; June 9. He started his career in the adhesives industry with Polymer Industries in Stamford, Conn., and later became marketing manager of Metro Adhesives in New Brunswick, N.J., before starting Mica Corp., a leading supplier of primers, coating, and adhesives for the flexible packaging industry. In 1986 he was the recipient of the Polymers, Laminations and Coatings Division Award of TAPPI. He served in the U.S. Army. He belonged to Cedar Point Yacht Club in Westport and served as commodore in 1993. A member of the board of directors of Planned Parenthood of Connecticut, he also served as treasurer. He was also a member of the American Chemical Society. He is survived by his wife, Alice; two sons; four grandchildren; and a brother.
Phyllis Rudman Zimmern '49, of Delray Beach, Fla.; Dec. 15, from lung cancer.
Sidney Bearman '50, of La Jolla, Calif.; May 4, of cancer. He was a distinguished CIA analyst and global affairs editor. After serving in World War II and then in the military government in Korea, he enrolled in Brown's Veterans College. After that, he attended Columbia's Russian Institute until Barnaby Keeney, a former OSS officer who would become president of Brown, recruited him to work for the CIA. He served first as an analyst on Russian affairs and then took over the agency's China section. He served as chief of division, Far Eastern Affairs, from 1969 to 1973, and retired from the U.S. government in 1975 after serving two years as liaison to British Intelligence in London. He then joined the International Institute of Strategic Studies, where he edited Strategic Survey, the institute's annual review of world affairs, for 24 years. He also edited a similar publication, Asian Security, for the Research Institute for Peace in Tokyo. He enjoyed listening to chamber music, jazz, and opera; attending the theater; and playing tennis. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; four children, including Richard '67, David '71, and Peter '78; nine grandchildren, including Jessica Bearman '94, and Joshua Bearman '00; and three great-grandchildren.
Wallace L. Bolton '50, of Palm City, Fla., formerly of Andover, Mass.; June 5. He was the retired president of Bolton-Emerson Inc., a paper machinery manufacturer in Lawrence, Mass. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a lifetime member of the VFW in North Andover and a former member of the North Andover Country Club. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two daughters; a son; and five grandchildren.
Virginia Fakoury Helsel '50, '53 AM, of Waterford, Conn.; Mar. 4. She taught Spanish at East Lyme High School from 1967 until her retirement in 1990 and was head of the Spanish and language departments. She led numerous student educational trips to Spain. She also taught language education at Connecticut College. She was active in her community and at First Church of Christ Congregational in New London, where she served on several boards, committees, and service groups. As an accomplished singer and pianist, she participated in local and regional musical theater groups, including the East Lyme Gilbert and Sullivan Players and the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus. She is survived by her husband, John; a daughter; two sons; five grandchildren; and a brother.
Z. Stephen Kalarian '50, of Greenville, R.I.; Apr. 20. He was a plastics engineer for the General Electric Co. for 13 years and had a second career as a real estate broker for 22 years. He and his wife owned Camelot Realty in Greenville. He retired in 2003. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Society of Plastic Engineers. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; two daughters; two stepdaughters; ten grandchildren; and a sister.
John L. Moore Jr. '50, of Williamsport, Md.; Apr. 18. A book editor for Congressional Quarterly, in Washington, D.C., for 20 years, he retired in 1990. He was an editor and writer for National Journal, a reporter for Carpenter's News Bureau, and a reporter for the Providence Journal and the Pawtucket Times in Rhode Island. He served in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member of the Fossils Club of Retired Journalists of Washington, D.C.; St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Halfway, Md.; and St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Severna Park, Md. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a daughter; two sons; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother.
John R. Patten '50, of Cranston, R.I.; June 10. He was employed by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation. He retired in 1981. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and traveling with his family. He is survived by his wife, Yolanda; two sons; and a grandson.
Donald F. Vieweg '50, of Arlington, Mass., formerly of Warwick, R.I.; Jan. 30. He was a professional speaker, technical writer, advertising copywriter, and photographer. He was past president of Rhode Island Toastmasters International and a motivational trainer at the Learning Connection in Providence. He published several books, including the Rhode Island adventure novel Conimicut Hurricane! He was a member of the National Speakers Assoc. and the New England Speakers Assoc. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by a daughter, a son, and three grandchildren.
Herbert H. Welch '50, of Allentown, Pa., formerly of Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.; June 9. He was a labor relations manager at Wright Aeronautical in Woodridge, N.J., for 12 years prior to becoming vice president of labor relations at Mack Trucks in Allentown. He retired in 1981.During World War II he served in the U.S. Army and participated in the invasion of Normandy. He was a founding member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, in Allentown. He served on several community boards. He is survived by his wife, Mary; and several nieces and nephews.
Harold R. Steen Jr. '51, of Marco Island, Fla.; May 9. He was employed with New England Telephone Co. for 34 years. He retired in 1985. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Fidelity Masonic Lodge in Melrose, Mass. He enjoyed sailing. He is survived by his wife, Velma-Jean Walpole Steen '50; two daughters, including Patricia Hickmott '83; three grandchildren; and four brothers.
Robert C. Gaynor '52, of Pocasset, Mass.; May 19. He was vice president of Associated Electric Co. in Chicopee, Mass., prior to moving to Wilbraham, Mass., where he held elected office on the planning board. He served on the zoning board for the town of Bourne, Mass., until his death. He served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed sailing, tennis, golf, and bridge. He is survived by his wife, Paula; four sons; and 11 grandchildren.
Donald M. Manzelli '52, of Woburn, Mass.; June 16, of liver disease. He was the general manager and treasurer of Mansco Inc., a design/construction business, in Woburn. He was a member of the Woburn Redevelopment Authority, the Lions Club, the Woburn Business Assoc., the Associated General Contractors of America, and the American Arbitration Assoc. A private pilot, he traveled extensively. He was an avid fan of jazz, classical music, opera, and musical theater. He is survived by a daughter, two sons, a granddaughter, and his former wife, Janet.
John D. Murphy '52, of Walpole, Mass., and Naples, Fla.; June 13. He was the owner and operator of John D. Murphy & Co. Real Estate and Insurance in Walpole. At Brown he was a member of the ice hockey team and was inducted into the Brown Athletic Hall of Fame. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine; a daughter; three sons; 11 grandchildren; and a sister.
Frederick K. Bailey '53, of West Hartford, Conn.; May 2. He worked in his family business, Alling Rubber Co., in Hartford. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of West Hartford, the Hartford 4-H Club, and First Church of Christ Congregational in West Hartford.
Harold A. Campbell Jr. '53, of Cranston, R.I.; May 23, from Parkinson's. He was the production superintendent for Kaiser Aluminum Chemical Co. in Portsmouth, R.I., until his retirement in 1983. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Irene; a daughter; two sons; and four grandchildren.
Robert E. Froncillo '53, of Weston, Fla., formerly of Bristol, R.I.; May 24. He worked at Raytheon in Portsmouth, R.I., as an engineer and program manager on various electronic systems and submarine combat systems. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a lector at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Bristol and a former member of Bristol Yacht Club. He enjoyed sailing and playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; two daughters; two sons; and ten grandchildren.
Frederick R. Gleason Jr. '53, of Glen Allen, Va.; May 22. He had a career with the Mobil Oil Corp. He retired as president of one of the operating subsidiaries of Mobil. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Brown football and baseball teams. He is survived by his wife, Karlyn; three sons; four grandchildren; and a sister, Elizabeth Gleason Caldwell '40.
Albert P. Halloran '53, of Niceville, Fla.; May 28, after a brief illness. He had a 32-year career in the U.S. Air Force. He was a bombardier navigator in Strategic Air Command. He achieved the rank of command navigator and specialized as an intelligence officer in the later part of his career. He retired in 1980 from March Air Force Base, in California, as chief of intelligence. He is survived by a daughter, three sons, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a sister, and a brother.
Ralph Zalusky '53, of River Vale, N.J.; May 28. He was chief of the division of hematology and oncology at Beth Israel Medical Center for more than 30 years. From 1994 until his retirement in 2009, he was associate chairman of medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He coauthored more than 50 publications in numerous medical journals. He served in the U.S. Air Force. An annual lecture series in his honor will begin this fall at Beth Israel. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, sculpting, and attending the theater and symphony. He is survived by his wife, Marian; two daughters, including Beth Zalusky Finkelstein '83; a son, Jeff Zalusky '81; a daughter-in-law, Katharine Wheaton '81; and nine grandchildren.
Richard M. Borod '54, of East Greenwich, R.I.; June 9. He was an attorney with Edwards & Angell law firm in Providence for 31 years. He was involved with the Legal Aid Society and was a member of Temple Beth-El and past member of its board. He enjoyed mountain climbing, biking, running, and playing tennis and duplicate bridge. He is survived by his wife, A. Gail Cohen Borod '58; and several nieces and nephews.
Mary Wallau Hinrichs '54, of Pleasantville, N.Y.; Feb. 2, of lung cancer. She was involved with numerous volunteer organizations, including Planned Parenthood, the Cuttyhunk Island Historical Society, and the Westchester County Food Bank. She is survived by her husband, K. Reed Hinrichs '51; and three children.
John F. Puccinelli '54, of Homestead, Fla., formerly of New York City; Dec. 25. He is survived by a brother.
Dorothy Brandon Stehle '54, of Cazenovia, N.Y., formerly of New Hartford, N.Y.; June 10. She was a marketing director for Snow Ridge Ski Area for 13 years and treasurer for the New York State Ski Racing Assoc. An avid golfer, she competed in the Utica Women's District Golf League. She was president of the Junior League of Utica, president of Utica Planned Parenthood, and president of the Utica United Way. She was a bookkeeper for the Willowbank Yacht Club and a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church. She is survived by her husband, Don Stehle '52; two daughters; two sons, including David Stehle '81; seven grandchildren; a brother; and several nieces and nephews.
Richard F. Atkinson II '55, of Grand Island, N.Y.; May, 13, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline.
Robert W. Burgess '55, of Dover, Del.; Mar. 31. He was a retired salesman. He enjoyed collecting guns and breeding and showing dogs. He is survived by two daughters, a son, and three grandchildren.
Norman Cardoso '55, of Gainesville, Fla.; Apr. 15. He was an otolaryngologist in private practice prior to joining the emergency medical team at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville. Subsequently he worked for the U.S. Department of Labor until his retirement in 1992. During the Vietnam War he served in the Naval Support Activity Hospital in Da Nang. He enjoyed sailing, and was an amateur photographer who collected antique cameras. He is survived by his wife, Lynne; two sisters-in-law; and a cousin.
James A. Denby '55, of Clifton, N.J.; May 25. He owned Waldorf Liquors in Passaic, N.J., for 25 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Hope; a daughter; a son; and two granddaughters.
Alan L. Lauber '55, of Basking Ridge, N.J.; May 14. He was employed with Hoffman-La Roche Inc. for 23 years and Organon Inc. from 1982 until his retirement in 1998. He was a member of the Brown baseball team, the American Marketing Assoc., and the Graduate Business Assoc. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; two daughters; a son; and four grandchildren.
Jon Burgin '56, of Charleston, S.C., formerly of New York City; May 15. He was an associate producer of Broadway musicals while living in New York. In Charleston, he was involved with the arts community and the Charleston Ballet Theater, where he was a member of the board of directors. He is survived by a sister and nieces and nephews.
Carl F. Ehmann '56, of Potter Valley, Calif.; Jan. 19, of heart failure. He worked for the Peace Corps and VISTA before retiring to Potter Valley. He is survived by three children and five grandchildren.
Raymond E. Ricci '56, of Cranston, R.I.; May 21. He was employed by the State of Rhode Island for 35 years. He retired as a magistrate of the R.I. District Court. He served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Rosalie; two daughters; and two grandchildren.
Janet Glen Larrabee '57, of Toms River, N.J.; May 12, after a long illness. She worked as a social worker prior to opening her gift shop, Creative Clutter, which she operated for 25 years in Barnegat, N.J. She is survived by two sons, a niece, and a sister.
Robert W. Minnerly '57, of Gig Harbor, Wash., formerly of Arlington, Tex.; June 1. He taught English and Latin at Rumsey Hall School in Connecticut before moving to the Berkshire School in Massachusetts, where he advanced from teacher to headmaster in 1970. In 1976 he became principal of Fort Worth Country Day School in Texas. He began the school's college guidance program, supervised the annual giving program, and coached varsity baseball. He retired in 1986 as headmaster of the Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, Wash., where the baseball field was named Minnerly Field in his honor. He was listed in Who's Who in American Education and served as an aviator in the U.S. Navy. At Brown, he was a member of the football team and Delta Upsilon. He is survived by his wife, Sandra; a daughter; two sons; four grandchildren; and a brother.
John J. Kupstas '58, of Pelham, N.H.; June 5. He was the owner and operator of Kupstas Advertising in Pelham for 25 years. He was a member of the New Hampshire High Tech Council, the Regatta Festival Committee in Lowell, Mass., and St. Patrick's Church in Pelham, and was past president of the Pelham Lions Assoc. He enjoyed gardening and sailing. He is survived by his wife, Eileen; a daughter; two sons; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Gayla A. Savage '59, of Stonington, Conn.; Apr. 3. She worked for several years as a chief chemist for Pfizer. She also operated Gayla's Tours and Travel and traveled extensively around the world. She enjoyed gardening. She is survived by her companion, Thomas Riley.
Roger L. Whiting '59, of Paxton, Mass., formerly of Worcester, Mass.; May 1. He was a health underwriter and later a sales representative and financial planner for State Mutual Life Assurance Co. of America until founding Growth Through Learning, a nonprofit organization providing scholarships to high school girls in East Africa. He was past president and member of the finance and personnel committees of the Worcester Center for Crafts, past president of the Worcester Fresh Air Fund, past president of the Worcester Chapter of Chartered Life Underwriters, and a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Roundtable. He was an accomplished woodworker and enjoyed boating and playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne; two sons; a stepson; a stepdaughter; 12 grandchildren; and five siblings.
Alfred Jasins '60, of Littleton, Mass.; June 12, after a brief illness. He worked for many years developing and selling scientific instruments before founding Jasins & Sayles Corp. in 1968. He held several patents and wrote numerous articles in scientific journals. After selling his business in 1987, he bought and sold real estate and collected and sold art. He was a member of the Brown baseball team. He enjoyed cooking, boating, and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; two sons; a sister; and a brother.
T. Ming-Su Hsia '60, of Los Angeles; Feb. 24. He was a retired senior engineering specialist for Allied-Signal Aerospace Co. in Torrance, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Jean; and a daughter.
Ronald M. Whitehill '60, of Darien, Conn.; June 9, of cancer. He was president of the money fund division of Alliance Capital Management in New York City. He previously served as vice president, sales/marketing brokerage services division, for Automatic Data Processing, and president of Ace Fastener Co. He was a three-time concertmaster of the Connecticut All-State Orchestra in Hartford and in retirement returned to the violin, playing chamber music with friends. His estate will be endowing a Scholarship for Strings at Brown. He was a longtime member of the New York Athletic Club and was its reigning bridge champion for many years. He is survived by his wife, Veronica.
William D. Shay Jr. '61, of Greenwich, Conn.; Apr. 20, after a long illness. He was a certified public accountant. He worked for Price Waterhouse and Lone Star Cement and managed his own accounting firm in Greenwich until 2001. He served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed sailing and competed in six transatlantic races and 17 Newport-to-Bermuda races, winning several titles. In addition, he competed in numerous Cowes Race Weeks and Fastnet Races. He was a member of the Indian Harbor Yacht Club, the Cruising Club of America, the Storm Trysail Club, and the Royal Yacht Club. He is survived by several cousins.
Leslie S. Coleman Jr. '62, of Westerly, R.I., formerly of Hartford, Conn.; May 27. He was employed with IBM as a systems programmer for 25 years. In retirement he was a volunteer and later director of the Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, R.I. He was instrumental in the purchase and installation of the observatory's new telescope and in the construction of its Sky Theater. He served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed yoga and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Carolee; two sons, including Timothy Coleman '85; a granddaughter; two sisters; and two brothers.
Finn M.W. Caspersen '63, of Gladstone, N.J.; Hobe Sound, Fla.; and Westerly, R.I.; Sept. 7, 2009. He was former chairman and chief executive officer of the Beneficial Corporation (1976-1998), a philanthropist, and a political donor. He subsequently served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Knickerbocker Management, a private firm that oversaw the assets of various trusts, foundations, and individuals. He was a leader in the field of education, having served as a trustee of the New Jersey Independent College Fund and the New Jersey State Board of Higher Education, chairman of the board of the Peddie School, a Brown trustee, and a member of various Harvard committees. A longtime equestrian sportsman, he was president emeritus of the U.S. Equestrian Team, a former chairman of the Gladstone Equestrian Assoc., chairman emeritus of the Princeton International Regatta Assoc., and an honorary lifetime officer of the Royal Windsor Horse Show of the United Kingdom. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member of the Coaching Club, a director of the National Rowing Foundation, and chairman of the Shelter Harbor Golf Club. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; four sons, including Samuel Caspersen '95; and several grandchildren.
Edward R. DiPippo '69, of North Kingstown, R.I.; Apr. 10. He was a practicing attorney. He is survived by his wife, Donna; a daughter; and a son.
James L. McKenna '76, of Haddonfield, N.J.; May 14. He was an attorney. He was an active member of his community and was involved in several civic and charitable organizations, including the Haddonfield Environmental Commission. He was a member of the Camden County Bar Assoc. and Tavistock Country Club. He enjoyed sports. He is survived by his wife, Joan; and a son.
W. Stephen Randall '78, of Farmington, Conn; June 2. A dentist, he treated disfigured patients and burn victims and made public appearances with Changing Faces Foundation. He enjoyed boating, skiing, tennis, and golf. He is survived by two sons, his mother, five sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Malcolm S. Reid '84, of New Rochelle, N.Y.; Apr. 23, of leukemia. He did postdoctoral research at Stanford and UC San Francisco before joining the psychiatry department of NYU, where he was an associate professor and did research on drug addiction. He was an accomplished rower on the crews of Brown, Lakeside, and the ARF Rowing Club in Stockholm, Sweden. He was copresident of the Westchester County Brown University Alumni Club. He enjoyed gardening, hiking, and snow- and water skiing. He is survived by his wife, Tina; two sons; three brothers; and his parents.
Dorothy Pearson '37 AM (see '35).
David T. Copenhafer Jr. '42 PhD, of Lancaster, Pa.; May 7. He worked at Mallinckrodt Chemical Co. in St. Louis for the Manhattan Project prior to working at RCA in the color picture tube division as an engineer group leader. He served as deacon, elder, and trustee of First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster. He enjoyed cooking and remodeling houses. He is survived by his wife, Nina; two sons; six grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.
Albert I. Bellin '45 ScM (see '45).
Samuel N. Karp '45 ScM, '48 PhD, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Apr. 17. He was a professor of mathematics at NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Science. He is survived by two children and five grandchildren.
Charles W. Tait '48 PhD, of Citrus Heights, Calif.; Mar. 12. He is survived by a son.
Aldenlee Spell '52 PhD, of Amherst, Mass., formerly of Doylestown, Pa.; May 2. He was an analytical research chemist for Rohm and Haas Co. in Philadelphia, later overseeing their research computer department until his retirement in 1982. He served on the planning commission and board of supervisors in Wrightstown Township, Pa. He was an avid nature photographer. He enjoyed hiking, playing bridge, and traveling throughout the U.S., Europe, and Africa, visiting national parks. He is survived by two daughters, including Charlotte Spell Jackson '75; a granddaughter; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.
Virginia Fakoury Helsel '53 AM (see '50).
Otis H. Shao '57 PhD, of San Jose, Calif.; Apr. 16. He was a professor of political science and a college administrator. His teaching and administrative career in higher education spanned more than 40 years with colleges such as Moravian College, Eckerd College, Occidental College, Univ. of the Pacific, and Hawaii Loa College. He wrote several papers on international relations and international education. He served on the board of directors for many community organizations. He is survived by a brother, a niece, a nephew, and many friends.
R. Joseph Novogrod '60 MAT (see '38).
Louis H. Leiter '61PhD, of Richmond, Calif.; June 1. He taught English, poetics, and film criticism at the Univ. of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., for 30 years. In 1972 he was selected Teacher of the Year. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He published numerous articles on medieval, classical, and contemporary literature; was co-editor of the college textbook Seven Contemporary Short Novels; published short textbooks on the frame-by-frame aesthetics of cinema; and in 2001 completed his novel, Grow Slowly, Eden. He was a member of the American Assoc. of Univ. Professors and the Modern Language Assoc. He is survived by two brothers and his companion, Gregory Ghent.
Dan O. Clemmer '64 MAT, of Chevy Chase, Md.; Apr. 5, of multiple system atrophy. He was a career librarian who retired in 2002 as director of the U.S. State Department's main library in Washington, D.C. He was past president of the D.C. Library Assoc. and the recipient of State Department honors for his work. He was involved in several professional associations. Early in his career he taught English in Tanzania through a U.S. Agency for International Development program. He wrote a humor column for the Montgomery County Sentinel. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Campbell Clemmer '64 MAT; two daughters; a son; and three grandchildren.
William K. Jorgensen '64 MAT, of Mission Viejo, Calif., formerly of Kearney, Neb.; Apr. 23. He taught math and chemistry at Troy High School in Fullerton, Calif.; Orange Coast College; and Saddleback College. From 1967 to 1976 he was director of Allied Health Programs and acting director of records and statistics at Kearney State College. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Darlene; two sons; seven grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.
Ronald J. Britto '66 PhD, of Vestal, N.Y.; Nov. 29. He was a professor of economics at SUNY Binghamton from 1973 to 2007. He previously taught at UCLA and Tufts. He is survived by his daughter, Ruth Britto, 19 rue du Val-de-Grace, 75005, Paris, France; two sisters; and a brother.
Richard Pescosolido '66 MAT, of Exeter and Cambria, Calif.; May 20. He was president of Badger Farming Co., in Exeter, and was active in business, scouting, and educational communities. He began his career as a teacher in Oklahoma, Michigan, and Massachusetts before entering the business world as president of McLoon Oil Co. Inc. in Rockland, Me. He was a trustee of St. Paul's School in Visalia, Calif., and was active with the Boy Scouts of America for more than 25 years. He served in executive positions on several boards, including the Lisbon Drug Abuse Council, the Rockland Seafood Festival Corp., the Rockland Jaycees, Rotary International, King Solomon's Temple of Rockland, Kora Temple Shrine, Shrine Hospital Club, the Midcoast Shrine Club, and the Cambria Lawn Bowls Club. A former football, soccer, and track coach, he was an avid outdoorsman with experience and skills in high adventure, backpacking and safety. He is survived by his wife, Leonora Wikswo Pescosolido '66 MAT; three children; three grandchildren; and two sisters.
Jean Segal Fain '70 MAT, of Barrington, R.I.; Feb. 4, of cancer. She worked as a research associate for the Museum of Art at RISD. She was an artist and a longtime member of the Providence Art Club. She is survived by her husband, Barnet; a daughter; a son; three grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.
Bruce A. Rosenberg, of Providence; May 18, from complications of multiple sclerosis. He taught at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, UC Santa Barbara, U.Va., and Penn State, before coming to Brown as professor of American civilization and English in 1977. He chaired the Program in American Civilization from 1977 to 1979 and again from 1983 to 1986. He retired in 2000. He served in the U.S. Army. He published 11 books and 60 articles. He was awarded fellowships by the Mellon Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Huntington Library, the Fulbright Foundation, the National Humanities Institute, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Newbury Library. He received numerous awards, including the James Russell Lowell Prize in 1970 and the Chicago Folklore Competition Prize in 1970 and 1976. He was a member of the Modern Language Assoc. and the American Folklore Society. He is survived by a daughter; three sons, including Eric Rosenberg '82, 50 Sagamore Rd., #A9, Bronxville, N.Y. 10708; four grandchildren; and his former wife, Ann.