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Peter OFNER Obituary
OFNER, Peter, Ph.D, M.R.S.C. Age 89, of Cambridge, formerly of Watertown, on Friday, May 24, 2013. Loving son of the late Curt and Betzie Ofner. Dr. Ofner was one of 10,000 children rescued from Nazi Germany under the mission known as the Kindertransport, escaping to safety in Sweden. He was later reunited with his parents in England. Dr. Ofner was an Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Urology at Tufts University School of Medicine; an adjunct Lecturer of Toxicology at Harvard School of Public Health; and Director of the Steroid Biochemistry Lab at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. Peter had a full life, surrounded by people who shared his passion for science and hope for a better more peaceful world. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, 41 Dedham Street, Sharon on Sunday, May 26 at 2:45pm. Following the service, memorial observance will be at a friend's home until 8:00pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Pine Street Inn, Development Office, 444 Harrison?Ave,?Boston, MA?02118. Levine Chapels, Brookline 617-277-8300 www.levinechapel.com
Published in The Boston Globe on May 26, 2013
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