A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Oct. 30, 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.

Robert F. Bode Jr., DO, 75 (MWU/CCOM 1970), of Arlington, Texas, died Oct. 8.

Barbara J. Briner, DO, 72 (MWU/CCOM 1974), of East Lansing, Michigan, died Oct. 12.

Roger F. Classen, DO, 74 (ATSU-KCOM 1972), of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and Boca Raton, Florida, died Oct. 6. Visit Dr. Classen’s online guest book.

Mary Ann DiBiagio-Suppa, DO, 61 (PCOM 1983), of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, died Oct. 13.

Otto T. Lorenz II, DO, 80 (ATSU-KCOM 1967), of Bangor, Michigan, died Oct. 16.

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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