In Memoriam


MAURICE N. DOCKTOR PhG’32 passed away on April 5, 2014, at 103 years of age. He was predeceased by his wife Rose. Survivors include daughter Sandra and son Jack; grandchildren Sharyn, Hope, Edward, Rachel, and Benjamin, and nine great-grandchildren.


ELLIOTT E. LEUALLEN P’35, MS’38, DSc’47 (Hon’74, Union University) died on March 20, 2014. He had celebrated his 100th birthday two days earlier. He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy, wife Norma, and son John. He is survived by daughter Beverly, three grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.


EDWARD P. MALONE P’56 died on February 4, 2014. He was being treated for a rare autoimmune lung disease. Ed met his wife MARIE (D’ANGELO) MALONE P’56 at what was then the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science; together they owned and operated Union Avenue Pharmacy in Bound Brook, NJ. Ed served on the board of trustees of the New Jersey Pharmaceutical Association and the board of Arbor Glen Retirement Community. He was an avid skier, golfer, and Philadelphia Eagles fan. He is survived by his beloved wife, two sons, and a brother.


EDWARD PORTER P’58, who passed away on April 16, 2014, was a proud and loyal graduate of PCP according to his brother Dr. Joel Porter. He operated an independent pharmacy, Porter’s Pharmacy, in South Philadelphia at Hancock and Snyder Avenue until the 1990s when he closed it. He began working for various chains until his retirement about 10 years ago.


STANLEY L. BROWN P’72 passed away on April 7, 2014. Survivors include his wife Cynthia, mother Alberta, sister Rayanna, and brother Willie. Stanley worked many years as a pharmacist at K-Mart, Walgreens, and Eckerd Drugs.

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ALVIN GESER passed away on March 23, 2014. He was former executive officer of the New Jersey Pharmacists Association and served on the dean’s advisory committee at what was then the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. Survivors include his wife Sylvia, three children, and four grandchildren.

Arnold Benjamin P’61 March 6, 2014   Donald B. Ross P’50 January 9, 2014
Matthew J. Biegun BW’12 February 10, 2014   Kenneth E. Shull C’38 April 22, 2014
Edward G. Dolton, Jr., P’53 March 10, 2014   Jacob Small P’54 January 13, 2014
Ronald S. Feder P’58 February 11, 2014   Pejvak “Paige” Soltany PhD’11 December 16, 2013
Harry Gross P’49 March 6, 2014   Walter G. Steele P’54 February 6, 2014
John T. Hagenbucher P’50 January 20, 2014   John A. Taylor PhD’85 March 17, 2014
Wallace G. Hughes P’58 April 12, 2014   John A. Vassallo P’59 July 25, 2013
Sherry (Saffell) Krynack P’85 January 6, 2014   Wendell M. Waties P’54 April 9, 2014
George A. Panarello, Jr., P’56 February 14, 2014   Lillian (Rubenstone) Wicker P’37 January 15, 2014
Emory W. “Sonny” Parsons, Jr., P’66 January 30, 2014   Ann L. Young P’61 March 16, 2014
Donald C. Pluta P’59 March 13, 2014   V. Barry Young P’60 January 28, 2014
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