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In Memoriam

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In Memoriam for Faculty and Staff:

See Obituaries in UBNow for a listing of UB faculty and staff members who have passed away.

 

1930s

Bertha N. Irwin, BA ’39, of Peru, N.Y. 11.03.2016

1940s

Ralph T. Behling, MD ’43, BS ’40, Cert ’39, of Burlingame, Calif. 12.17.2016

Hyman Nemirov, BS ’44, of East Amherst, N.Y. 11.12.2016

Fred S. Schwarz, MD ’46, of Fort Myers, Fla. 11.14.2016

Torgeir B. Fadum, BS ’47, of Stockton, Calif. 11.28.2016

Alyse H. Rosen, BA ’47, of Redwood City, Calif. 08.03.2015

Hubert A. Friedrich, BS ’48, of Pittsford, N.Y. 10.26.2016

Stephen N. Yuranovich, BA ’48, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.09.2017

Paul F. Boeckel, BS ’49, of Buffalo, N.Y. 11.10.2016

Joseph E. Griffin, MD ’49, DDS ’46, of Sarasota, Fla. 11.18.2016

Calvin J. Haller, BS ’49, of Lancaster, N.Y. 12.28.2016

Richard M. Handel, LLB ’49, of Williamsville, N.Y. 01.21.2017

Avrome Lipson, BS ’49, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.04.2017

Frank A. Major, BS ’49, of Barrington, Ill. 01.10.2017

David J. Piper, BS ’49, of Payson, Ariz. 12.07.2016

Paul C. Ricotta, BS ’49, of Williamsville, N.Y. 12.20.2016

1950s

John Kuca, BS ’50, of Niagara Falls, N.Y. 10.30.2016

Edwin J. Prusak, BS ’50, of Orlando, Fla. 01.10.2047

Sol H. Stone, BA ’50, of Beverly Hills, Calif. 12.25.2016

Edward W. Gibbin, DDS ’57, of Baldwinsville, N.Y. 11.08.2016

Alice M. Berhalter, BS ’58, of Williamsville, N.Y. 12.17.2016

Ronald B. Joseph, BS ’58, of Williamsville, N.Y. 11.14.2016

Judith A. Kohl, EdM ’58, Cert ’57, of Lewiston, N.Y. 01.11.2017

Frederick C. Ressel, BS ’58, of Orchard Park, N.Y. 12.12.2016

Edward C. Weeks, BS ’58, BS ’57, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.02.2015

Stephen A. Lauer, BA ’59, of Warner Robins, Ga. 10.29.2016

Frank J. Nappo, DDS ’59, BS ’50, of Akron, N.Y. 01.15.2017

Michael Romanczuk, BA ’59, of Hamburg, N.Y. 12.11.2015

1960s

Aaron F. Adams, MBA ’60, BS ’57, of Elm Grove, La. 12.09.2016

Ronald H. Bill, BS ’60, of East Aurora, N.Y. 08.14.2016

Rocco C. Cupolo, DDS ’60, of Rochester, N.Y. 12.15.2016

William C. Doyle, MS ’60, of Palo Alto, Calif. 11.27.2015

Willie R. Evans, EdB ’60, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.04.2017

Daniel A. Peters, BS ’60, of East Aurora, N.Y. 09.18.2015

Eugene F. Beckstein, EdM ’61, EdB ’50, of Gainesville, Ga. 05.01.2016

Patricia Watkins, EdM ’61, Cert ’52, of Yardley, Pa. 12.06.2016

Lewis Lansky, MS ’62, of Rochester, N.Y. 02.15.2016

Stephen A. Murtaugh, MS ’62, of Williamsville, N.Y. 11.02.2016

Richard I. Reitkopp, JD ’62, BA ’59, of Rochester, N.Y. 10.29.2016

Richard F. Sheehan, DDS ’62, of Orchard Park, N.Y. 12.17.2016

Julian D. Chazin, BA ’63, of Oakland, Calif. 10.08.2015

Edward P. Klein, AAS ’63, of South Pasadena, Fla. 11.02.2016

Donald G. McGrath, JD ’63, BS ’57, of Williamsville, N.Y. 01.13.2017

Edward L. Schatz, BS ’63, of Florence, S.C. 11.05.2016

Eldon K. Somers, EdD ’63, EdM ’46, of Erie, Pa. 01.03.2017

Arthur C. Ungerer, DDS ’63, of Syracuse, N.Y. 12.12.2015

Denton R. Clark, BS ’64, of East Amherst, N.Y. 12.13.2016

Elbridge A. Renning, MA ’64, BA ’60, of Depew, N.Y. 12.12.2016

Edward B. Brown, MBA ’65, of Clarence Center, N.Y. 10.31.2016

Bruce V. Caughell, BS ’65, of Concord, N.C. 05.28.2016

Robert J. Gerel, BS ’65, of Bellingham, Wash. 11.27.2016

Myron H. Marshall, MD ’65, of San Francisco, Calif. 11.07.2016

Trudy A. Mullane, BS ’65, of North Kingstown, R.I. 12.29.2016

Mark E. Reagan, MD ’65, of Bedford, N.H. 11.21.2016

Thelma L. Reif, EdM ’65, BA ’44, of Getzville, N.Y. 09.16.2015

Nathan D. Steinhart, MSW ’65, BA ’49, of East Amherst, N.Y. 12.04.2016

Robert E. Adamski, BA ’66, of Furlong, Pa. 10.04.2016

Gerald A. Benz, EdM ’66, of Lancaster, N.Y. 11.28.2016

Linda L. Edelman, BS ’66, of La Crescenta, Calif. 06.24.2016

William J. Gray, DDS ’66, of Fort Myers, Fla. 05.24.2016

John W. Kurzrock, PhD ’66, of Rockford, Ill. 01.15.2016

Dawn A. Acquaviva, BS ’67, of Penfield, N.Y. 08.12.2016

Robert D. Balcerak, PMCert ’67, DDS ’62, of Lancaster, N.Y. 01.25.2017

Sarah D. Cali, EdM ’67, of Perry, N.Y. 02.03.2016

Richard C. Group, BS ’67, of Grand Island, N.Y. 11.26.2015

Veda R. Rotman, BS ’67, of Skokie, Ill. 04.06.2016

Paul A. Alix, MBA ’68, of Scottsdale, Ariz. 06.30.2015

Carl N. Caputo, MBA ‘68, of Coram, N.Y. 12.17.2016

Charles L. Durrenberger, BA ’68, of Grand Forks, N.D. 12.12.2016

Susan J. Halpern, BA ’68, of Fort Lee, N.J. 09.14.2015

Frederick W. Thomas, EdM ’68, of Hamilton, Va. 01.05.2017

Stanley J. Tinder, EdM ’68, of Lockport, N.Y. 04.01.2016

Amy L. Derin, BA ’69, of Marietta, Ga. 11.27.2016

Thaddeus W. Mirkowski, BA ’69, of Lancaster, N.Y. 01.03.2017

Joseph J. Szpylman, BS ’69, of Waukegan, Ill. 11.23.2016

Alice M. Szyjakowski, BS ’69, of Lancaster, N.Y. 11.04.2016

1970s

Robert R. Hesse, EdD ’70, of Indianapolis, Ind. 12.01.2016

Marjorie R. Metz, BFA ’70, of Williamsville, N.Y. 10.26.2016

Jean A. Monson-Murphy, BA ’70, Cert ’68, of Orchard Park, N.Y. 10.04.2016

Thomas J. O’Connor, EdM ’70, of Lake Worth, Fla. 07.02.2015

William J. Sullivan, BA ’70, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.14.2016

Lawrence J. Trybus, BA ’70, of Depew, N.Y. 11.30.2016

Celine N. Belling, BA ’71, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.14.2017

Margaret A. Borchert, BA ’71, of Alden, N.Y. 11.30.2016

Caroline R. Brayley, EdM ’71, of Pittsburgh, Pa. 02.29.2016

William T. Carbone, AS ’71, of Waynesboro, Pa. 01.06.2017

Jacqueline W. McCarthy, BA ’71, of Daytona Beach, Fla. 06.17.2015

Karen D. Parmele, MLS ’71, BA ’69, of East Amherst, N.Y. 10.31.2016

Christine A. Spong, EdM ’71, BA ’67, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.15.2016

Kent M. Whitman, BS ’71, of Rio Rancho, N.M. 01.21.2017

Douglas W. Aldrich, EdD ’72, of Queensbury, N.Y. 01.07.2017

Charles H. Curtis, BA ’72, of North Fort Myers, Fla. 11.24.2016

James I. Kramer, BS ’72, of Charlotte, N.C. 12.29.2016

Wiley R. McKinzie, MS ’72, of Pittsford, N.Y. 01.17.2017

John H. Schemel, MBA ’72, of Richland, Wash. 11.19.2015

Frank A. Scheuttle, BA ’72, of Buffalo, N.Y. 11.27.2016

Charles J. Alessi, MS ’73, BA ’73, of Hamburg, N.Y. 12.08.2016

William D. Bourque, BA ’73, BA ’69, of East Aurora, N.Y. 12.10.2016

John J. Hannibal, DDS ’73, of Grand Island, N.Y. 09.28.2015

Rhona B. Pillersdorf, BA ’73, of West Palm Beach, Fla. 12.21.2016

Henry M. Vyrostko, BS ’73, of Las Vegas, Nev. 11.16.2016

Genevieve M. Brudzinski, BS ’74, of Rochester, N.Y. 12.31.2016

Donald A. Szkodzinski, BS ’74, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.24.2017

Mary B. Vesneske, MS ’74, of Grand Island, N.Y. 01.24.2017

Frank A. Cantie, EdM ’75, of Clarence, N.Y. 11.06.2016

Kathleen D. Lazar, MLS ’75, of Penfield, N.Y. 07.07.2015

Christian J. Noe, DDS ’75, of Gambrills, Md. 10.16.2016

Leta B. Dentan, MA ’76, of Buffalo, N.Y. 07.01.2015

Audrey E. Jones, BS ’76, of Clarence, N.Y. 11.25.2016

Irene G. Levi, BS ’76, of Buffalo, N.Y. 11.25.2016

Dale H. Madison, BS ’76, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.13.2016

Janet P. Portzer, EdM ’77, of Apex, N.C. 12.02.2016

Robert C. Wayne, MS ’77, BA ’74, of Clinton, S.C. 08.21.2016

Maury Zeplowitz, BA ’77, of Getzville, N.Y. 01.17.2017

Rosemary L. Zontek, BA ’77, of Williamsville, N.Y. 12.15.2016

Mary Ellen Cahoon, MS ’78, of Cheektowaga, N.Y. 04.22.2016

Janice H. Loree, BA ’78, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.28.2016

Madge M. Donnellan, MS ’79, BS ’77, of Atlanta, Ga. 01.11.2017

Peter J. Guinnip, BA ’79, of Auburn, N.Y. 01.16.2016

Gary L. Kroot, BS ’79, of Lancaster, Pa. 12.05.2016

Mark W. McLane, JD ’79, of Whitesboro, N.Y. 01.13.2017

Donna M. Mergenhagen, BS ’79, of Williamsville, N.Y. 01.15.2017

Joseph R. Wasko, MA ’79, of Chalk Hill, Pa. 10.10.2016

1980s

Regina M. Becker, EdM ’80, of Orchard Park, N.Y. 12.14.2016

Paul F. Jayes, BA ’80, of Fort Myers, Fla. 12.12.2016

Jerry McGrier, JD ’80, of Buffalo, N.Y. 10.23.2016

Suy Nguyen, BS ’80, of Placentia, Calif. 08.18.2015

Gregory B. Piontek, BA ’80, of Buffalo, N.Y. 11.11.2016

Bradley J. Willcockson, BS ’80, of Annapolis, Md. 12.01.2016

Bonnie B. Lachtrupp, BS ’81, of Waterbury Center, Vt. 01.01.2017

Charles J. Metzler, MBA ’81, of West Seneca, N.Y. 12.02.2016

Arthur M. Nisbet, BA ’81, of Colden, N.Y. 06.05.2016

Biruta A. Osins, PMCert ’81, of Toronto, Ontario 11.04.2016

Katherine M. Gladstone, JD ’83, BA ‘80, of Rochester, N.Y. 09.21.2016

John F. Mahl, BA ’83, of Greensburg, Pa. 11.03.2016

Geraldine A. Zajdel, BS ’83, of Roselle, Ill. 05.27.2016

Judy E. DeGolier, BA ’84, of Pittsford, N.Y. 11.17.2016

Christopher M. Grande, MD ’84, of Breckenridge, Colo. 01.01.2017

Mary V. Logan, MS ’84, BA ’75, of Buffalo, N.Y. 08.14.2015

Wendy B. Rabe, BA ’85, of Cooper City, Fla. 12.17.2016

Evangelia L. Remoundos, MArch ’86, BPS ’83, of San Francisco, Calif. 02.00.2016

Muriel Selling, BA ’86, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.21.2016

Helen T. Wheeler, MLS ’87, of Angola, N.Y. 11.08.2016

Deborah L. Anthone, BA ’88, of Williamsville, N.Y. 12.13.2016

Eugene F. Collins, BS ’88, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.02.2016

Ellen M. Ottaway, BS ’88, of Hollidaysburg, Pa. 09.23.2016

Lisa L. Hollowell, BS ’89, of Clifton, Va. 01.11.2017

1990s

Charles P. Skiptunas, EdD ’90, of Hilton Head Island, S.C. 11.29.2016

Anne S. Lavigne, MBA ’91, of Orchard Park, N.Y. 11.03.2016

Brian D. Morin, BA ’91, of Springville, N.Y. 12.29.2016

Scott E. Holler, BA ’92, of Hilton Head, S.C. 01.26.2016

Lawrence H. Lewis, BS ’92, of Black River, N.Y. 10.19.2015

Laura M. Dudley, JD ’93, of East Aurora, N.Y. 11.05.2016

William E. Leslie, MA ’93, BS ’91, AAS ’89, of Marietta, Ga. 08.07.2015

Antonio J. Estevez, MS ’94, BS ’88, of Ridgefield Park, N.J. 11.06.2016

Michael J. Pelechaty, MD ’94, BS ’79, of Orchard Park, N.Y. 12.18.2016

Mary Abramski, BS ’97, of Palm Harbor, Fla. 06.16.2016

Gordon G. Wingard, MD ’98, of Prescott, Ariz. 01.04.2017

Kevin J. Brummel, BS ’99, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.13.2017

2000s

Craig O. Dade, MSW ’00, of Rochester, N.Y. 01.11.2017

Richard G. Fowler, JD ’00, of Syracuse, N.Y. 12.31.2016

Paul J. Wittmeyer, BS ’02, BA ’02, of Lancaster, N.Y. 01.20.2017

Robyn O. McMaster, PhD ’04, of Portageville, N.Y. 07.06.2016

Kenisha M. Wiggins, JD ’05, BA ’01, of Rochester, N.Y. 11.03.2015

Alexander F. Saldarriaga, BA ’08, of Lancaster, N.Y. 01.03.2017

2010s

Guy S. Wagner, BA ’13, of Buffalo, N.Y. 10.28.2016

Bradley M. Klinkman, BA ’14, of East Amherst, N.Y. 01.21.2017

Jennifer E. Spring, BA ’14, of Newfane, N.Y. 11.02.2016