Massachusetts Medical Society: In Memoriam

In Memoriam

2018

The following deaths of MMS members were reported to the Society during 2018.

William R. Buchanan Jr., MD, 90; Greenfield, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died March 21, 2018.

Brian M. Golden, MD, 78; Winchester, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died May 30, 2018.

Herbert A. Haessler, MD, 91; Lincoln, MA; Marquette University School of Medicine, Milwaukee; died June 20, 2017.

Joseph A. King Jr., MD, 93; Westford, MA; New York Medical College, Valhalla; died January 27, 2017.

Gerald N. LaPierre, MD, 80; East Longmeadow, MA; Boston University School of Medicine; died May 19, 2018.

Miguel A. Leibovich, MD, 83; Cambridge, MA; Facultad de Ciencias Médicas de la Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina; died February 9, 2017.

Irving M. London, MD, 99; Cambridge, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died May 23, 2018.

Arthur S. Lurie, MD, 89; Peabody, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died July 11, 2017.

Frederick S. McAlpine, MD, 88; Natick, MA; University of Pittsburg School of Medicine; died May 31, 2018.

Edward D. McHugh, MD, 85; Holyoke, MA; Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; died August 10, 2018.

Elliott E. Rivo, MD, 85; Brookline, MA; University at Buffalo School of Medicine; died August 13, 2018.

Barry F. Sachs, MD, 83; Longmeadow, MA; New York University School of Medicine, New York City; died September 3, 2018.

Robert L. Scribner, MD, 91; Salem, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died September 16, 2017.

Javad S. Shamsai, MD, 92; New York, NY; University of Tehran Medical School, Iran; died August 30, 2018.

Roy M. Shulman, MD, 83; Cambridge, MA; New York Medical College, Valhalla; died September 24, 2017.

Felix A. Silverstone, MD, 98; Canton, MA; George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; died April 30, 2018.

Stephen L. Washburn, MD, 93; Concord, MA; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis; died June 21, 2018.

Eugene P. Whittier Jr., MD, 92; Greenfield, MA; Boston University School of Medicine; died July 27, 2018.

Paul I. Winig, MD, 77; Dedham, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died September 9, 2018

Thomas L. Antkowiak, MD, 72; Osterville,MA; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; died April 18,2018.

Stuart H. Bentkover, MD, 69; Worcester, MA; Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York; died February 26, 2018.

Frank V. Colombo, MD, 91; Lynnfield, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died May 1, 2018.

Ahad Dilmaghani, MD, 82; Chestnut Hill, MA; University of Tehran, Iran; died April 18, 2018.

James E. Ellis, MD, 81; Acton, MA; University of Chicago Medical School; died March 1, 2018.

Jonathan E. Fine, MD, 86; Cambridge, MA; Yale Medical School, New Haven; died January 17, 2018.

Francis C. Hersey, MD, 93; North Falmouth, MA; University of Louisville School of Medicine; died March 17, 2017.

Frank A. Howard, MD, 91; Newton, MA; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis; died April 2, 2018.

Joseph A. King Jr., MD, 93; Westford, MA; New York Medical College; died January 27, 2018.

Robert J. Lang, MD, 64; South Dartmouth, MA; Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover; died June 14, 2017.

Gerald W. N. LaPierre, MD, 80; East Longmeadow, MA; Boston University School of Medicine; died May 19, 2018.

Edward D. Mackler, MD, 90; Dartmouth, MA; Tufts Medical School, Boston; died December 17, 2011.

Jack S. Parker, MD, 94; Westwood, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died February 9, 2018.

Vincent M. Perrone, MD, 89; Springfield, MA; Boston University Medical School; died April 25, 2018.

Larry G. Seidl, MD, 83; Denver, CO; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died April 13, 2018.

Gordon D. Winchell, MD, 98; Lincoln, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died May 9, 2018.

Gary B. Witman, MD, 68; Providence, RI; SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn; died April 30, 2018.

Richard M. Cressey, MD, 73; Andover, MA; University of Toledo College of Medicine; died November 8, 2017.

Robert J. Donohue Jr., MD, 88; Holyoke, MA; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven; died March 1, 2018.

LeRoy L. Eldredge Jr., MD, 97; Hingham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died October 5, 2017.

Paul Griffel, MD, 65; Framingham, MA; Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico; died August 9, 2017.

Bruce Hauptman, MD, 79; Lexington, MA; New York Medical College, Valhalla; died November 11, 2017.

Gustave A. Laurenzi, MD, 90; Wayland, MA; Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; died November 9, 2016.

Nathaniel A. MacDonald, MD, 95; Danvers, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died December 20, 2017.

George J. Mansour, MD, 98; Lawrence, MA; Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; died December 23, 2017.

Ronald J. Messer, MD, 84; Marshfield, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died April 27, 2017.

Richard Porter, MD, 92; Peabody, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died January 29, 2018.

Isadore N. Rosenberg, MD, 98; Newton, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died February 2, 2018.

James M. Seltzer, MD, 65; Encinitas, CA; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia; died December 8, 2016. 

Desmond R. Tivy, MD, 89; Lenox, MA; King’s College London, UK; died December 5, 2017.

Nubar K. Astarjian, MD, 83; Lynnfield, MA; Royal College of Medicine, Iraq; died January 10, 2013.

James A. Bougas, MD, 94; Weston, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died October 28, 2017.

John J. Canfield Jr., MD, 77; Bluffton, SC; Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, DC; died January 2, 2018.

Daniel S. Ellis, MD, 104; Westwood, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died December 13, 2017.

George A. Ellsworth, MD, 75; Brookline, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died December 29, 2017.

Melvin I. Klayman, MD, 96; Palm Beach, FL; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died January 13, 2018.

Robert H. Lofgren, MD, 86; Hingham, MA; Boston University School of Medicine; died August 19, 2017.

John A. Lynch, MD, 90; North Falmouth, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died October 27, 2016.

James R. Ralph, MD, 84; Amherst, MA; Yale School of Medicine, New Haven; died December 21, 2017.

Elizabeth A. Reid, MD, 85; Lexington, MA; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City; died February 19, 2012.

Jonathan P. Rovere, MD, 75; Lakewood Ranch, FL; SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn; died December 6, 2017.

Burton Sack, MD, 80; South Easton, MA; State University of New York; died January 20, 2018.

Martin R. Santis, MD, 80; Acton, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died June 16, 2017.

Jules R. Setnor, MD, 101; Longmeadow, MA; SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse; died December 21, 2017.

Charles A. Swanson, MD, 68; Boxford, MA; Stanford University School of Medicine; died October 23, 2017.

Fortunato C. Torresyap, MD, 93; Arlington, MA; University of The Philippines College of Medicine; died January 24, 2018

William W. Walthall Jr., MD, 88; Westborough, MA; Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine; died February 27, 2012.

Ayres T. D’Souza, MD, MPH, 83; Beverly, MA; Grant Medical College, India; died April 19, 2017.

Joseph V. Jacintho, MD, 83; Bridgewater, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died October 29, 2017.

Sarah A. Kemble, MD, MPH, 59; Chester, VT; Albany Medical College; died December 13, 2017.

Brigid P. Mullins, MD, 92; Scituate, MA; National University of Ireland; died October 23, 2017.

Rashmi V. Patwardhan, MD, 69; Holden, MA; University of Bombay, India; died December 6, 2017.

Henning Pontoppidan, MD, 92; Lexington, MA; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; died October 20, 2017.

Joseph Rothenstein, MD, 86; Sharon, MA; University of Zurich, Switzerland; died December 4, 2017.  

Cyril E. Shea Jr., MD, 90; Center Barnstead, NH; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died November 10, 2017.

Daniel Tassel, MD, 89; Lincoln, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died October 23, 2017.

Nabil E. Arian, MD, 78; Mashpee, MA; Kasr Alainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University; died July 31, 2017.

John J. Darrah, MD, 76; Grafton, MA; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia; died  August 30,  2017.

Paul L. Dratch, MD, 78; Bellingham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died October 5, 2017.

Charles F. Eades, MD, 83; Dartmouth, MA; Boston University School of Medicine; died October 13, 2017.

George Goldman, MD, 93; Dedham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died September 4, 2017.

Eugene M. Joly, MD, 88; Palm Coast, FL; Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; died September 11, 2016.

Michael T. Shaw, MD, 84; Cloverdale, CA; University of Newcastle upon Tyne School of Medical Education, UK; died June 4, 2017.

Bernard A. Stotsky, MD, 90; Brookline, MA; Western Reserve University, Cleveland; died October 30, 2017.


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