A life in medicine

In Memoriam: May 13, 2019

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.


The following list of recently deceased osteopathic physicians includes links to obituaries and online memorials if they’re available. Readers can notify the AOA of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to MemberService@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

Archie B. Attarian, DO, 90 (PCOM 1954), of Vienna, Virginia, died May 3. Visit Dr. Attarian’s online guest book.

Joseph DePetris, DO, 96 (ATSU-KCOM 1945), of Dallas died April 10. Visit Dr. DePetris’ online guest book.

Robert J. Falbey, DO, 68 (PCOM 1976), of Arlington, Texas, died April 11. Visit Dr. Falbey’s online guest book.

Ben Johnson, DO, 68 (KCU-COM 1981), of Encinitas, California, died Jan. 19. Visit Dr. Johnson’s online guest book.

Editor’s note: If you’d like to honor a colleague with a memorial contribution to the American Osteopathic Foundation, you can do so here.

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