A life in medicine

In Memoriam: May 13, 2020

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.

Michael I. Abraham, DO, 79 (PCOM 1966), of Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, died April 28.

Judson C. Filler, DO, 91 (KCU-COM 1964), of Pelham, Alabama, died April 20.

Jerry F. Gurkoff, DO, 71 (PCOM 1975), of Corsicana, Texas, died March 18.

Arnold Schwartz, DO, 91 (MWU/CCOM 1958), of Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, died March 31.

George E. Stefenelli, DO, RN, 71 (PCOM 1986), of Grandview, Missouri, died April 19.

Robert M. Stevenson, DO, 95 (MWU/CCOM 1952), of Kent, Ohio, died April 18.

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