95, died on February 27, 2014, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Born in New York City, he graduated from City College (New York) in 1937 and received a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Duke University in 1947. In Pittsburgh, he was a physical chemist with the U.S. Bureau of Mines, Koppers Company, and Pittsburgh Activated Carbon Company, and head of the Adsorption Fellowship at Mellon Institute. In 1967, he went to Kent State University as professor in the Chemistry Department. He returned to Pittsburgh on his retirement in 1985. He is survived by his wife, Carol; a son, Stephen (Susan Kocik); and a daughter, Eleanor (Siegfried Wevering). Arrangements are private. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor's choice. Many thanks to the Home Instead caregivers. Professional Services by D'ALESSANDRO FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, LTD., Lawrenceville.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 1 to Mar. 2, 2014