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This page has been created so that BNL family, friends and colleagues may send their memories of life experiences, contributions, and achievements of BNL retirees or employees who have recently passed. Each submitted obituary will be briefly summarized in the next issue of BREA News, along with a link to this page, where the full submission will be found.

Retirees and current employees are welcome to submit obituaries, which may be their original writing or a piece published in a newspaper or other media. Please e-mail articles, photos and/or internet links to be published to msrowe.hi@gmail.com, with “Obituary” in the subject. If you are unfamiliar with e-mail and need assistance, contact BREA News Editor Mona Rowe, 808.638.1966; she will be happy to help you.

All information about the individuals on BREA's BNL Obituary page is supplied by BNL retirees and employees. Brookhaven National Laboratory and its staff assume no responsibility for the accuracy of the given information.

Adams, Elinor Betty (1942-2015) ~ Long Island Advance and Easthampton Star, June 23, 2015

Aikman, Robert A., 79, March 2, 2011 ~Family

Anderson, Robert Christian, 101, January 9, 2019 ~ The Vermont Journal

Anschutz, Townsend (1945-2014) ~ Brookhaven This Week, June 28, 2014

Apelskog, Maria, 60, October 5, 2017

Atkins, Harold L. (1926-2015) ~ Newsday, May 1, 2015

Auerbach, Elliot (1932-2015) ~ The New York Times, December 23, 2015

Austin Jr., Worth "Pete" (1938-2017) ~ LI Advance, March 8, 2017

Avant, Harold, 84, May 10, 2017 ~ Brookhaven Bulletin

Batchelor, Kenneth, 86, April 7, 2018  ~ Family

Barancik, Jerome (1937-2014) ~ BREA News, June 23, 2014

Barry, John J. (1949-2015) ~ South Shore Press, May 27, 2015

Benjamin, John Allen, 81, November 3, 2019

Bertsche, Al, 83, November 20, 2017

Bornstein, William (1925-2015) ~ Bryant Funeral Home, November 30, 2015

Brown, Ralph L. (1948-2015) ~ The Bulletin, September 19, 2015

Brynda, William J., 83, December 5, 2019 ~ Family

Bunselmeyer, Jean (1941-2014) ~ BREA News, June 23, 2014

Borg, Donald (1926-2014) ~ BREA News, April 15, 2014

Carollo, Patricia, 71, February 23, 2018

Castillo, Vincent J. (1941-2014) ~ South Shore Press, Brookhaven This Week, November 3, 2014

Chimienti, Len, 84, February 2, 2019

Chrien, Robert Edward (1930-2016) ~ The Long Island Advance, October 7, 2016

Christianson, Carl A. (1924-2015) ~ Riverhead News Review, December 31, 2015

Clancy, Michael (1940-2014) ~ South Shore Press, July 20, 2014

Coccorese, John J., 55, September 15, 2011

Colombo, Peter (1924-2016)

Colsmann, Paul (1922-2013) ~ The Dominion Post, May 30, 2013

Comstock, David A. (1941-2015) ~ South Shore Press, August 29, 2015

Conforte, Matthew, 87, April 22, 2018

Connelly, John R., 88, May 11, 2017

Corliss, Lester, 96, May 28, 2015

Courant, Ernest David, 100, April 21, 2020 ~ Family, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Culwick, B. Bryan, 88, February 7, 2020

Czajkowski, Carl (1948-2014) ~ The Suffolk Times, October 14, 2014

D'Angio, Robert, Jr., 74, November 27, 2018 ~ Family

Dahn, Eleanor Carman, 88, June 12, 2019 ~ Family

Daly, Alyce (1932-2016) ~ Newsday, August 27, 2016

Danby, Gordon T. (1929-2016) ~ The New York Times and Newsday, August 2, 2016

David, Donald (Don) (1930-2017) ~ Family, March 19, 2017

David, Regina (1931-2016), ~ LI Advance, September 7, 2016

Dell, George F (Fritz), 88, May 5, 2020 ~ Long Island Advance

Diem, Richard, 73, April 22, 2020 ~ Riverhead News Review

Dienes, George Julian “Jay” (1918-2014) ~ Family, December 4, 2014

Dillingham, Robert W., 101, December 7, 2018 ~ Family

Dioguardo, John (1922-2013) ~ Family, August 16, 2013

Dioszegi, Istvan, 64, September, 29, 2018 ~ Family

Dowling, Donna M., 65, October 11, 2018 ~ Family

Edwards, Paul G., 86, October 27, 2017

Euler, Harold R. (1921-2010) ~ Family, March 15, 2010

Fenton, James (1924-2014) ~ Family & Tampa Bay Times, May 3, 2014

Fitch, Val (1924-2015) ~ Brookhaven This Week, February 5, 2015

Fort, Ann (1934-2016) ~ Martin Funeral Home, March 3, 2016

Forman, Leon, 79, October 20, 1018 ~ Family

Garber, Donald (Don) I. (1936-2016) ~ Civic Sentinel, March 12, 2016

Garber, Meyer, 89, December 14, 2017  ~ Family

Gianopoulos, Robin R. (1929-2014) ~ Canine Chronicle and Dan's Papers, December 11, 2014

Geib, Robert (1954-2014) ~ Brookhaven This Week, May 28, 2014

Genoino, Gabriel (1951-2014) ~  Brookhaven This Week, July 9, 2014

Gillespie, Norma Gertrude (1922-2017)

Gottschalk, Robert (1935-2015) ~ South Shore Press, January 31, 2015

Guiffree, Joe, 57, April 10, 2004 ~ The Bulletin

Harbottle, Garman (1923-2016) Garman Harbottle Named Senior Scientist Emeritus

Hastings, Julius (1920-2117) ~ Family, Brookhaven This Week, March 30, 2017

Haufman, Jacob L. (1932-2010) ~ BREA News, July 27, 2010

Heinrichs, John C., 76, January 25, 2019

Hempfling, William, 72, April 29, 2019

Hoblit, Sam (1958-2015) ~ Brookhaven This Week, March, 16, 2015

Hobson, Woodrow W. (1921-2016) ~ Riverhead Local, June 14, 2016

Horton, Peter D., 76, August 10, 2019

Hughes, Eleanor, 78, September 12, 2018

Isaacs, Hugh (1936-2016)

Jellett, Elizabeth, 86, January 22, 2017 ~ Family,

Jochen, Ernest, 84, February 19, 2017

Jones, Joseph "Howard" (1937-2014) ~ Long Island Advance, June 23, 2014

Jones, Keith W, 88, July 28, 2017 ~ Brookhaven National Laboratory

Kane, Walter, 91, April 29, 2018 ~ Family

Kapfer, Henry J. (1925-2012) ~ BREA News, June 1, 2012

Kaszuba, Robert, 74, January 25, 2018

Kato, Walter (1924-2014) ~ The Wellesley Townsman, November 29, 2014

Kehl, Robert C. 87, February 20, 2019 ~ Family

Kelley, Mary Anne (1934-2014) ~ Long Island Advance, July 21, 2014

Kistner, Ottmar Casper, 89, November 25, 2019 ~ Family

Klamut, Carl J. (1926-2014) ~ BREA News, December 27, 2014

Koehler, John T. (1922-2015) ~ Family, Newsday, December 1, 2015

Kraner, Wilson Hobert, 83, January 18, 2018  ~ Long Island Advance,

Krinsky, Samuel (1945-2014) ~ Times Beacon Record, Brookhaven This Week, April 26, 2014

Kuczynski, Anna, 95, July 4, 2019 ~Family

Langdon, Franklin, 85, November 22, 2017 ~ Long Island Advance

Latham, Henry G. (1925-2014) ~ Long Island Advance, November 25, 2014

Laurie, John (Jack) B. (1936-2016) ~ O.B. Davis Funeral Home, February 17, 2016

Ledbetter, Myron C., (1923-2016) ~ Newsday, June 1, 2016

Leitgeb, Edward (1928-2016) ~ The Long Island Advance, April 30, 2016

Levine, Melvin (1925-2014) ~ Adirondack Daily Enterprise, March 4, 2014

LeFevre, Marian Ellison (Willis), 96, January 14, 2020 ~ Family

Lombardi, Robert James (1961-2015) ~ August 2, 2015

Ludewig, Hans (1939-2013) ~ Brookhaven This Week, October 29, 2013

Lynn, Kelvin Gideon, 71, January 2, 2020 ~ Family, Washington State Universary

Manowitz, Bernard, 95, January 5, 2018 ~ Family,

McChesney, Harvey, 98, July 8, 2017

Mead, Joseph William, Jr, 85, April 15, 2019 ~ Family

Meier, Robert E, 84 ~ July 28, 2017

Meinhold, Charles, 83, November 3, 2017 ~  Long Island Advance,

Meyerhoefer, George, 87 ~ February 25, 2017

Miezianka, Edward S., 87, December 18, 2018

Miglionico, Gary (1959-2014) ~ Brookhaven This Week, October 11, 2014

Munhofen, N. Blair (1920-2016) ~ Long Island Advance, February 14, 2016

Netusil, Noelwah (1932-2014) ~ Newsday, December 27, 2014

Nielson, Charles (1942-2016) ~ Meet Charlie Nielson

O'Leary, Vincent R. (1928-2015) ~ Bryant Funeral Home, December 4, 2015

Olness, John W. (1929-2015) ~ Family, February 15, 2015

Olson, Howard D. (1921-2016)

Onsrud, David C, 87, February 23, 2018

Ozaki, Satoshi, 88, July 22, 2017 ~ BNL Press release, Newsday,

Palumbo, Michael (1948-2014) ~ Family, January 30, 2014

Paquette, Grace M. (1923-2015) ~ Newsday, March 2, 2015

Pate, Howard R. 93, April 22, 2017

Paul, Peter (1932-2017) ~ Times Beacon Record, March 11, 2017

Peterson, Bernice (1923-2013) ~ Newsday, November 21, 2013

Pfeiffer, Vannett Donald (1936-2015) ~ Long Island Advance, March 12, 2015

Phillips Sr., Jack E. (1922-2016) ~ 27East.com, October 14, 2016

Pittinger, Clarence, 81, June 12, 2019

Prach, Thomas Frank, 88, January 30, 2020 ~ Family

Price, Glenn A., 96, February 12, 2019 ~ Family

Podlaski, Norma (1925-2016)

Pontieri, James A. (1930-2015) ~ Long Island Advance, November 11, 2015

Powell, James, 86, May 27, 2019

Rabinowitz, George, 86, February 1, 2018

Racaniello, Vincent Patrick, 92, February 19, 2019 ~ Newsday

Rahm, David (1927-2016) ~ David Rahm's Retirement Celebration

Raka, Eugene C. July 26, 2019 ~ Family

Rankowitz, Seymour, 94, November 25, 2019

Ratzke, Horst, 85, April 3, 2019

Raphael, Alan T., 60, November 20, 2011 ~ Family

Repeta, Louis E. (1931-2014) ~ Family, November 14, 2014

Rundlett, George "Buzz" (1940 -2014) ~ Family, April 25, 2014

Russell, Jerome "Jerry" (1927-2015) ~ Family, May 3, 2015

Saunders, Milton Robert (1933-2014) ~ BREA News, October 9, 2014

Savino, Joseph (1930-2017) ~ LI Advance, April 2, 2017

Saurino Carole, 81, May 17, 2020

Schuster, Milford (Mel) H. (1933-2015) ~ Family, November 5, 2015

Schwarz, Harold, 89, February 7, 2018 ~  LI Advance

Schwender, George E.  (1922-2015) ~ Family, December 8, 2015

Scott, William (Bill) Alexander (1930-2015) ~ Long Island Advance, September 8, 2015

Seelin, Andrew, 58, February 13, 2017  ~ Brookhaven This Week,

Setlow, Richard "Dick" (1921-2015) ~ Brookhaven This Week & Newsday, April 6, 2015

Sherwood, Bonnie Elizabeth (1947-2015) ~ Ruland Funeral Home, June 29, 2015

Sillas, Janet (1931-2015) ~ Community Journal & Brookhaven Bulletin, February 26, 2015

Skelton, Richard, 86, May 5, 2019

Smith, Mary (Semerjian), 97, December 6, 2019 ~ Newsday, December 8, 2019

Sneed, Robert E. (1935-2014) ~ The Mexia News, October 24, 2014

Sparrow, Rhoda (1916-2017) ~ New York Times & BREA News: Happy Birthday to Rhoda, 100 Years Young!

Spencer, Robert W. 96, September 23, 2017 ~ Family,

Spiro, Julius (1921-2015) ~ Raynor & D'Andrea Funeral Home, August 25, 2015

Stampf, David (1951-2014) ~ Brookhaven This Week, October 12, 2014

Stauber, Robert, 64, June 7, 2003 ~ The Bulletin

Stemm, Henry P. (1930-2015) ~ South Shore Press, February 3, 2015

Strier, Frederick J. (1917-2014) ~ Newsday & Long Island Advance, September 16, 2014

Strongin, Myron (1936-2013) ~ Jan/Feb BREA Newsletter, Peter D. Johnson, October 8, 2013

Strongson, Morris, 77, April 16, 2020 ~ Family and Friends

Swinson-Cruz, Christina, 39, Dec. 12, 2018 ~ Brookhaven This Week

Terwilliger, Robert C, 88, April 20, 2017

Toler, Lawrence "Larry" (1937-2015) ~ Riverhead News-Review, May 10, 2015

Tooker, Doris E. “Dorry” (1927-2015) ~ BREA News, January 11, 2015

Torre, Anthony P. (1918-2016) ~ South Shore Press, April 16, 2016

Tuttle, Donald "Tim" R. (1921-2014) ~ South Shore Press, October 11, 2014

Tuttle, William A. (1919-2010) ~ BREA News, November 6, 2010

Velasco, Albert (1929-2014) ~ Family, December 25, 2014

Wagner, Ronald (1928-2013) ~ Newsday, June 19, 2013

Weinstock, Eugene V. (1927-2014) ~ The New York Times, October 8, 2014

Wesson, Abass, 75, April 29, 2019 ~ Family

Weston Jr, Ralph Emerson, 94, April 22, 2018 ~ New York Times

Whitehead, Janet, 82, November 8, 2018 ~ Long Island Advance

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