In Memoriam - 2013

2013 

The following deaths of MMS members were reported to the Society during 2013. 

Arnold L. Abrams, M.D., 85; Lexington, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1952; died December 27, 2012.

Carlton M. Akins, M.D., 73; Dover, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1966; died June 9, 2013.

James C. Alex, M.D., 50; Chestnut Hill, MA; Dartmouth Medical School, 1989; died May 29, 2013.

Richard H. Angoff, M.D., 64; Worcester, MA; Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1974; died February 20, 2013.

Katherine Ballis, M.D., 60; Somerville, MA; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1980; died April 9, 2013.

Joseph R. Barrie, M.D., 77; Harvard, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1960; died April 8, 2013.

William Beachman, M.D., 90; Delray Beach, FL; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1952; died April 16, 2013.

Francis J. Bednarek, M.D., 68; Worcester, MA; Loyola University, 1970; died July 15, 2013.

Kathleen M. Bennett, M.D., 56; Boston, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1984; died November 23, 2012.

Mordecai E. Berkowitz, M.D., 83; Gloucester, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1956; died July 7, 2013.

Malcolm Bick, M.D., 95; Nokomis, FL; Harvard Medical School, 1940; died June 4, 2011.

S. Arthur Boruchoff, M.D., 88; Newton, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1951; died May 28, 2013.

Richard A. Bragdon, M.D., 90; Venice, FL; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1946; died April 15, 2011.

Ivo Buhac, M.D., 86; Clifton Park, NY; Medicinski Fakultet Sveucilista u Zagrebu, 1952; died July 15, 2013.

David A. Browne, M.D., 84; Plympton, MA; University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1955; died July 10, 2012.

Samuel Burgess, M.D., 97; Medford, NJ; Boston University School of Medicine, 1950; died January 19, 2013.

Edmund B. Cabot, M.D., 69; Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1972; died September 1, 2012.

Ingrid Cardenas-Ramirez, M.D., 39; Weston, MA; University of Colombia, Bogotá, 1997; died February 20, 2013.

Edwin L. Carter, M.D., 83; Dedham, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1953; died November 15, 2012.

Emily T. Crane, M.D., 91; Plymouth, MA; Cornell University Medical College, 1945; died July 4, 2013.

Charles D. Chipman, M.D., 85; Peabody, MA; Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, 1953; died June 13, 2013.

Sam L. Clark, M.D., 86; Kennebunk, ME; Harvard Medical School, 1949; died November 9, 2012.

Robert F. Cooney, M.D., 79; Wareham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1959; died August 6, 2012.

William R. Cranley, M.D., 70; Wakefield, MA; Boston University School of Medicine; died May 18, 2013.

Jane Desforges, M.D., 91; Melrose, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1945; died September 7, 2013.

Patrick J. Donegan, M.D., 78; Buzzards Bay, MA; National University of Ireland, 1956; died November 24, 2011.

Melissa M. Dowd, M.D., 30; Middleboro, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 2012; died November 16, 2012.

Paul H. Duray, M.D., 74; Ijamsville, MD; University of Nebraska College of Medicine, 1971; died October 8, 2012.

Norman Epstein, M.D., 91; Longmeadow, MA; Cornell University Medical College, 1949; died August 29, 2013.

Eli A. Etscovitz, M.D., 90; Dedham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1948; died July 10, 2013.

Merrill I. Feldman, M.D., 88; Swampscott, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1952; died April 27, 2013.

Peter H. Ferber, M.D., 81; Florence, MA; New York University School of Medicine, 1959; died July 11, 2013.

Edward L. Ferguson., M.D., 88; Holyoke, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1953; died April 7, 2013.

John G. Ferrante, M.D., 82; Dedham, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1962; died December 6, 2012.

Solomon J. Fleishman, M.D., 97; Auburndale, MA; Medical School of Witwatersrand, 1938; died September 16, 2012.

Francis H. Freccero, M.D., 78; Brockton, MA; Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1960; died September 3, 2013.

Edward W. Friedman, M.D., 92; Newtonville, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1945; died January 5, 2013.

Paul H. Gates, M.D., 88; Dedham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1951; died January 11, 2013.

Frank C. Gazzaniga, M.D., 82; Upton, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1959; died March 21, 2012.

Sumner H. Gochberg, M.D., 82; Tarpon Springs, FL; Yale University School of Medicine, 1956; died July 18, 2013.

Col. Peter J. Gomatos, M.D., 83; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1954; died June 23, 2012.

Jonathan B. Greenberg, M.D., 84; Eastham, MA; University of Zurich, Switzerland, 1956; died November 15, 2012.

Elizabeth A. Gregory, M.D., 95; Kennett Square, PA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1942; died October 30, 2012.

Albert Haddad, M.D., 96; Paxton, MA; Albany Medical College, 1943; died October 1, 2013.

Varant Hagopian, M.D., 84; Wayland, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1954; died January 3, 2013.

Robert H. Hamlin, M.D., 89; Medina, OH; Northwestern University Medical School, 1947; died June 1, 2012.

Harland N. Hannon, M.D., 100; Hyannis, MA; Kansas City University of Physicians and Surgeons, 1939; died May 13, 2013.

Edmund B. Hardin, M.D., 90; Kennebunk, ME; Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 1945; June 28, 2012.

Jeffrey H. Harris, M.D., 88; Groton, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1950; died June 23, 2010.

Felix Heimberg, M.D., 92; Lunenburg, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1944; died January 4, 2013.

Russell S. Hoxie, M.D., 83; Oak Bluffs, MA; Cornell University Medical College, 1952; died July 30, 2011.

Ruby Jackson, M.D., 96; Wayland, MA; McGill University Faculty of Medicine, 1950; died March 28, 2012.

Edward B. Jaffe, M.D., 67; Bolton, MA; University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1972; died June 23, 2013.

Stuart R. Jaffee, M.D., 83; Worcester, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1955; died November 5, 2012/

Lewis P. James Jr., M.D., 79; Canton, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1958; died December 25, 2012.

David M. Jewett, M.D., 82; Falmouth, ME; Temple University School of Medicine, 1955; died August 5, 2012.

Eric H. Johnson, M.D., 73; Chestnut Hill, MA; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1965; died April 8, 2013.

Marshall M. Kaplan, M.D., 77; Wellesley, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1960; died September 1, 2012.

Walter S. Kerr Jr., M.D., 96; Boothbay Harbor, ME; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1943; died March 31, 2013.

Melvin J. King, M.D., 89; Attleboro, MA; Cornell University Medical College, 1954; died August 6, 2012.

Gary W. Kraus, M.D., 78; Mount Dora, FL; Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, 1961; died June 30, 2013.

Max D. Lack, M.D., 97; Boston, MA; Kansas City University of Physicians and Surgeons, 1941; died November 12, 2012.

Marshall A. Lamb, M.D., 99; Lunenburg, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1939; died March 30, 2013.

Frank J. Lepreau Jr., M.D., 99; Wakefield, RI; Harvard Medical School, 1938; died January 25, 2012.

Stanley M. Levinson, M.D., 95; San Francisco, CA; Harvard Medical School, 1941; died March 28, 2012.

Edward Levitz, M.D., 93; Enfield, CT; Middlesex University School of Medicine, 1943; died October 19, 2012.

Astrid E. Liland, M.D., 66; Hardwick, MA; University of Bergen, Norway, 1967; died February 25, 2013.

Semon M. Lilienfeld, M.D., 91; Jaffrey, NH; New York University School of Medicine, 1944; died March 25, 2012.

John Lockhart, M.D., 83; Wellesley, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1959; died October 12, 2011.

John C. Lonergan, M.D., 85; Naples, FL; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1954; died October 2, 2012.

David B. Lovejoy Jr., M.D., 64; Marblehead, MA; University of Rochester School of Medicine, 1975; died May 27, 2013.

Julie G. Maher, M.D., 33; Framingham, MA; University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2004; died August 6, 2012.

Sidney Maislen, M.D., 99; Norwich, VT; University of Vermont College of Medicine, 1938; died January 17, 2013.

Elizabeth Martinez, M.D., 47; Boston, MA; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1992; died September 19, 2013.

John F. McClellan, M.D., 64; Marshfield, MA; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1975; died September 10, 2013.

Abdel-Kader Mehio, M.D., 45; Brookline, MA; American University of Beirut, 1993; died May 28, 2012.

George W. Mitchell Jr., M.D., 95; San Antonio, TX; Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1942; died October 20, 2012.

Neuman S. Mittel, M.D., 82; Brookline, MA; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1956; died December 27, 2012.

Joseph E. Murray, M.D., 93; Wellesley Hills, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1943; died November 26, 2012.

John S. Mutterperl, M.D., 82; Wenham, MA; New York University School of Medicine, 1956; died November 30, 2012.

Paul V. Nally, M.D., 82; Shrewsbury, MA; Creighton University School of Medicine, 1965; died September 24, 2013.

Francis D. O’Connell, M.D., 77; Holden, MA; Columbia University, 1961; died October 24, 2012.

Stanley E. Order, M.D., 78; Owings Mills, MD; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1961; died January 19, 2013.

Walter J. Pacosa, M.D., 88; Wilbraham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1953; died January 21, 2013.

John B. Parker, M.D., 84; Boston, MA; Medical College of Virginia, 1956; died April 14, 2012.

Stephen A. Pap, M.D., 49; Sherborn, MA; University of Massachusetts Medical School, 1996; died March 12, 2013.

Michael Palmer, M.D., 71; Swampscott, MA; Case Western Reserve Medical School, 1968; died October 30, 2013. Read more about Dr. Palmer’s life

Herbert A. Perkins, M.D., 94; Sausalito, CA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1943; died July 30, 2013.

John A. Peters, M.D., 86; Scituate, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1954; died June 22, 2012.

Burton J. Polansky, M.D., 84; Brockton, MA; Columbia University, 1955; died June 30, 2012.

J. David Poutasse, M.D., 78; Pittsfield, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1959; died October 22, 2102.

Harry T. Powers, M.D., 95; Satellite Beach, FL; Cornell University Medical College, 1943; died August 18. 2013.

Elliot Reiner, M.D., 93; Worcester, MA; Yale University School of Medicine, 1945; died April 10, 2013.

Jacob Rice, M.D., 89; Yarmouth Port, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1950; died January 4, 2010.

Jordan S. Ruboy, M.D., 85; Boston, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1955; died July 20, 2013.

Robb H. Rutledge, M.D., 83; Fort Worth, TX; Harvard Medical School, 1949; died December 23, 2009.

Virender K. Saini, M.D., 86; Cambridge, MA; King Edward Medical College, Pakistan, 1948; died April 26, 2011.

Dennis J. Sanidas Jr., M.D., 75; East Falmouth, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1961; died April 22, 2013.

Richard H. Saunders Jr., M.D., 93; Middlebury, VT; University of Rochester School of Medicine, 1943; died August 12, 2012.

Samuel R. Schuster, M.D., 90; Westborough, MA; Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 1950; died July 29, 2012.

Seymour R. Shalek, M.D., 91; Andover, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1945; died September 5, 2012.

John Shillito Jr., M.D., 89; Chapel Hill, NC; Harvard Medical School, 1952; died March 16, 2012.

Melvin I. Shoul, M.D., 91; Newton, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1947; died September 30, 2013.

Laurence A. Simons, M.D., 83; Lynnfield, MA; University of London, 1962; died March 9, 2013.

Gordon L. Snider, M.D., 91; Longmeadow, MA; University of Toronto, 1944; died June 8, 2013.

Benson R. Snyder, M.D., 89; Cambridge, MA; New York University School of Medicine, 1948; died September 4, 2012.

George I. Solish, M.D., 93; Templeton, CA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1950; died April 12, 2013.

Karl Sorger, M.D., 83; Winchester, MA; University of Graz, 1954; died August 27, 2012.

Sydney M. Sorrel, M.D., 91; Watertown, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1945; died October 18, 2011.

Howard M. Spiro, M.D., 87; New Haven, CT; Harvard Medical School, 1947; died March 11, 2012.

Alexander G. Stetkevych, M.D., 84; Taunton, MA; University of Heidelberg, 1959; died December 31, 2012.

Janice M. Sypek, M.D., 57; Florence, MA; University of Massachusetts Medical School, 1982; died March 28, 2013.

Gary M. Tanguay, M.D., 61; Worcester, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1977; died April 21, 2013.

Edward D. Thomas, M.D., 92; Bellevue, WA; Harvard Medical School, 1946; died October 19, 2012.

William J. Thomas, M.D., 79; Hyannis, MA; Jefferson Medical College, 1958; died October 23, 2012.

Robert B. Thompson, M.D., 83; Tyler, TX; University of Western Ontario, 1953; died July 1, 2012.

G. James Tobias, M.D., 90; Saratoga, CA; University of California at San Francisco, 1946; died July 25, 2013.

Warren E.C. Wacker, M.D., 88; Brookline, MA; George Washington School of Medicine, 1951; died December 29, 2012.

Robert E. Wise, M.D., 94; Westwood, MA; University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1943; died August 12, 2012.

John C. Wolfe, M.D., 70; Gloucester, MA; Cornell University Medical College, 1968; died May 8, 2013.

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