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.


George L. DeCoster, Key West, Fla., on March 5, 2018.

Henry L. King, retired attorney, University Trustees chair emeritus, New York City, on June 18, 2018.

Joseph A. Montimurro, retired ob/gyn, Venice, Fla., on April 11, 2018.

Seth Rubenstein,
attorney, Brooklyn, N.Y., on April 16, 2018.

Murray Strober,
retired internist and cardiologist, Passaic, N.J., on March 17, 2018.


Gregory P. Williams, Chesterfield, Va., on February 5, 2018.


Stanley G.Y. Lee, retired military servicemember, Lakewood, Wash., on October 9, 2016.


Donald N. Scofield, retired Baptist minister, Penney Farms, Fla., on April 18, 2018.


Robert E. Sparrow, retired attorney, Hollis Hills, N.Y., on June 9, 2018.


Peter M. Mayer, publisher, New York City, on May 11, 2018.

Walter F. McKeon Jr.,
Hicksville, N.Y., on December 25, 2016.


Charles A. Straniero, retired ob/gyn, Mendham, N.J., on October 27, 2017.


E. Michael Pakenham, editor and wine columnist, Wellsville, Pa., on May 9, 2018.


Robert S. Stone, attorney, Mount Kisco, N.Y., on April 30, 2018.


William N. Binderman, attorney, Philadelphia, on February 15, 2018.

Thomas J. Gochberg,
real estate financier, New York City, on May 24, 2018.


Jay N. Woodworth, economist, New Providence, N.J., on June 15, 2018.


Eugene J. Leff, retired attorney, Philadelphia, on April 12, 2018.


Gregory F.T. Winn, scholar, lecturer, civil servant, diplomat, author, Naples, Fla., on April 19, 2018.


Eli A. Rubenstein, attorney, Newton Center, Mass., on January 27, 2018.


Jose A. Martinez, attorney, Cincinnati, Ohio, on April 14, 2018.

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