Other Deaths Reported

Columbia College Today also has learned of the following deaths. Complete obituaries will be published in an upcoming issue, pending receipt of information. Due to the volume of obituaries that CCT receives, it may take several issues for the complete obituary to appear.

1938

Benjamin F. Levene Jr., retired dentist, Bedford, N.Y., on November 4, 2015.

1939

Seymour B. Jacobson, retired physician, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., on February 19, 2016.

1942

Henry C. Beck, retired oceanographer, Walpole, N.H., on March 8, 2016.

Wesley W. Lang, retired business executive, Stamford, Conn., on April 11, 2016.

Thomas W. Stewart, retired anesthesiologist, Lynchburg, Va., on March 27, 2016.

1943

Thomas A. Norton, retired architect, Pawtucket, R.I., on April 13, 2016.

1944

S. William “Bill” Friedman, retired attorney, Somers, N.Y., on September 12, 2015.

1945

Melvin Horwitz, retired physician and attorney, Manchester, Conn., on March 5, 2016.

Martin Kurtz, physician, Great Neck, N.Y., on February 4, 2016.

1947

Ernest H. Morgenstern, retired executive, Boynton Beach, Fla., on February 18, 2016.

1948

George B. Kish, Moneta, Va., on February 9, 2016.

George H. Vachris, retired VP of sales, Southbury, Conn., on November 19, 2015.

1952

Robert P. “Bob” Adelman, photographer, Miami Beach, Fla., on March 19, 2016.

1953

Barry Schweid, AP diplomatic correspondent, Washington, D.C., on December 10, 2015.

Lawrence R. Van Gelder, journalist, Columbia professor of journalism, New York City, on March 11, 2016.

1954

Leonard H. Moche, attorney, Bronx, N.Y., on March 4, 2016.

1955

Abraham Ashkenasi, retired professor of political science, Berlin, Germany, on March 27, 2016.

Anthony G. Blandi Jr., New Smyrna Beach, Fla., on May 9, 2016.

Michael H. Pressman, retired professor, Coconut Creek, Fla., on March 12, 2016.

1957

Ward J. Armstrong, retired sporting goods retailer, Ogden, Utah, on February 22, 2016.

Kenneth A. Bodenstein, retired financial analyst, Marina del Rey, Calif., on March 20, 2016.

H. Douglas Eldridge, reporter and author, East Orange, N.J., on April 11, 2016.

Robert Flescher, retired gastroenterologist, Newington, Conn., on May 3, 2016.

Tom M. Shimabukuro, Arlington, Va., on October 8, 2015.

William D. Smith, retired journalist, public relations executive, Piermont, N.Y., on May 2, 2015.

1958

Robert Tauber, retired dentist, Mount Kisco, N.Y., on March 17, 2016.

1960

Daniel S. Shapiro, attorney, London, U.K., on April 15, 2016.

1961

Myron P. “Mike” Curzan, attorney, business executive, Chevy Chase, Md., on March 18, 2016.

1963

Alan P. Jacobs, film professor and producer, entertainment executive, Chapel Hill, N.C., on February 22, 2016.

1964

Malcolm B. Sargent, financial executive, Assonet, Mass., on June 26, 2015.

1970

Bruce M. Fogel, attorney, Northampton, Mass., on May 9, 2016.

1974

Stephen M. Schiff, Maplewood, N.J., on March 11, 2016.

1978

John C. Ohman, attorney, New York City, on March 7, 2016.

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