Memorial Service: Mrs. Martin, April 19

A gathering in memory and celebration of Dorothy E. Martin will be held April 19 from 4-6 p.m. at the Faculty Club. Mrs. Martin, who with her husband helped to found Ware College House, was a teacher and social worker at Penn for 18 years until her retirement in 1988. She died on February 13 at the age of 76 (Almanac February 20).

Memorial Service: Dr. Abel, April 22

To the University Community:

There will be a memorial service for Dr. Jacob Abel on Monday, April 22, at 3 p.m. in Alumni Hall of the Faculty Club, under the aegis of the Faculty Senate and the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics.

All friends and colleagues are invited to attend.

In addition, his wife Evelyn and his daughters Trudi and Erica would like to compile anecdotes, stories, and tales about your interactions with Jacob and/or Evelyn and Jacob together. Please type up your recollections, indicating how you knew Jake, and send them (with your phone number) to Erica Abel or to Dr. John Bassani, 297 Towne Building/6315.

Finally, we note the creation of the Jacob M. Abel Memorial Fund, established to perpetuate his memory; it is to be used to promote excellence in undergraduate education. Donations made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania,with a notation that they are for this fund, can be sent to Dr. Ira M. Cohen, chair, MEAM, 297 Towne Building, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6315.

- William Kissick, Peter Kuriloff, and David Hildebrand for the Faculty Senate, with Colleagues in the Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Department


April 9, 1996
Volume 42 Number 27

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