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I N M E M O R I A
|1925||Rev. Alfred A. Koch|
|1929||Dr. John A. Fraunfelder|
|1930||Mr. Kenneth I. Boyer|
|1931||Mrs. Myrtle M. Renninger|
|1934||Mr. Pompei L. Orlando, Sr.|
|1936||Rev. Dr. William D. Coleman|
|1937||Mr. Donald A. Gibson|
|1939||Dr. James F. Smith, Sr.|
|1941||Mr. John J. Zoshak|
|1942||Mr. Raymond H. Moats, Sr.|
|1947||Mr. Andrew J. Callahan, Jr.|
|1948||Mr. Calvin H. Peters|
|1950||Dr. Marvyn D. Jaffe|
Mr. Kenneth H. Kramer
Mr. Francis M. McNally, Sr.
Mr. John S. Nestleroth
Mr. Milton E. Snyder
|1951||Dr. David J. Hacket|
Rev. Dr. John H. Stadtlander
|1952||Mr. Franz E. Federschmidt|
Mr. Edward R. Scholl
|1953||Mr. Leonard J. Friedman|
Dr. William W. Longenecker
Mr. John R. Miller
|1955||Mr. Gerald W. Neville|
|1956||Mr. James A. Booth|
|1958||Mr. Gabriel E. Spector|
|1968||Mr. William F. Entler|
|1969||Mr. George F. Parrott, Jr.|
|1973||Mr. Glenn R. Burkhart|
|1976||Mr. Richard Braunschweiger|
|2001||Ms. Cheryl M. Godfrey|
S P E C I A L N O T I C E
|Attorney Bernard Frank '35 ,88, of Allentown, died Jan. 21 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Frank had practiced law in Allentown since 1939. He was board chairman of Frank, Frank, Penn and Frank, P.C. In his career, he had been an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; solicitor for the Lehigh County Prison board; assistant solicitor for the city of Allentown, and chairman of the Allentown Housing Board of Review. Frank was a member of the Muhlenberg College board, 1987-93. He was a board member of the College's Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding, receiving its Wallenberg Tribute Award in 2000. He received the Muhlenberg College Alumni Achievement Award in 1998. He is survived by his wife, Muriel I. (Levy); a daughter, Roberta R. Penn of Allentown; a son, Allan R. of Bryn Mawr, Delaware County; four grandchildren.
||Cheryl M. Godfrey '01 ,23, of South Williamsport, Pa., died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001. She was born April 13, 1978, in Williamsport, the daughter of Michael M. and Michela D. Mercaldo Godfrey. She was a 2001 graduate of Muhlenberg College with a degree in English. She loved writing and was an avid reader; she particularly enjoyed reading Shakespeare. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. She is survived by her parents, paternal grandparents Henry and Maxine Godfrey of Williamsport and brothers Christopher and Patrick Godfrey of South Williamsport.
|Lee A. Graver '31 ,92, died Oct. 3, 2001, in Kirkland Village, Bethlehem, Pa., where he resided. He was a professor and head of the department of history and political science at Kutztown University for 20 years before retiring. Graver received a masterŐs degree in 1932 from the University of Michigan. He received a doctorate in history and school administration in 1953 from Rutgers University and an honorary doctor of science degree in 1995 from Muhlenberg. He was also honored with an alumni achievement award in May 2001. An amateur naturalist, Graver developed a 50-acre rare conifer arboretum and nature preserve in Bushkill Twp, Pa., which he and his wife, Virginia (Rapp) Graver, donated to Muhlenberg in 1994. In 1995, they established an endowment fund of more than $1 million for the long-term upkeep of the arboretum and in 1999 they contributed funds which also allowed the college to purchase an adjoining tract of more than 12 acres. Regular classes in biology and environmental sciences are conducted on the property. He is survived by his wife, a brother, Roland, and a sister, Eleanor, both of Bethlehem, Pa.
||Dr. William W. Longenecker '53 ,was lauded
as someone "who solved more than medical problems" at a memorial service in the chapel at the Masonic Homes at Elizabethtown, Pa., on November 7. He was also remembered for his
huge laugh. The officiating pastor asked: "Will there be laughter in heaven?" Then, answering
his own question, he said, "Yes, because we know that Bill Longenecker will be there." Bill, who was medical director at the Masonic Homes from 1975-97, died November 2. His older daughter died the same day eight years ago. Bill is survived by his wife and a daughter.