in memoriam

Hans Hausner, 1927–2016

By Eileen De Guire / November 30, 2016

Hans Hausner, 1927–2016 It is with great sadness that we share the news that Prof Dr Hans Hausner, a founder member of the European Ceramic Society, died last August 26th. He…

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Richard Alliegro

By Eileen De Guire / November 30, 2016

Richard Alliegro Note: This obituary was adapted from telegram.com Worcester, Massachusetts. Richard Alan Alliegro passed away on November 26, 2016. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. Dick had a long and esteemed…

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Jack A. Rubin

By / June 4, 2013

Jack A. Rubin died during a medical procedure at Poway Pomerado Hospital, Jan. 16, 2007. A resident of San Diego, he was 71. Rubin held a BS in geochemistry from…

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Richard Ernest Tressler

By / June 4, 2013

Richard Ernest Tressler, 65, of Oak Hall, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, surrounded by family at the Mount Nittany Medical Center. He died of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Born on…

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Nicholas J. Norante

By / June 4, 2013

Nicholas J. Norante of Butler, PA, passed away Monday, March 26, 2007, from complications resulting from asbestosis.  He was 82. Norante graduated from Rutgers University in 1949 with a BS…

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Richard M. Spriggs

By / June 4, 2013

Richard M. Spriggs of Alfred, N.Y., passed away Saturday, July 21, 2007, after battling lung cancer. Spriggs was professor emeritus of ceramic engineering at the NYS College of Ceramics at…

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Michael A. Pannucci

By / June 4, 2013

Michael A. Pannucci of West Melbourne, Fla., died July 16, 2007, at the age of 77. He graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in ceramic engineering, after having earned…

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Charles D. Greskovich

By / June 4, 2013

Charles D. Greskovich, 65, of Niskayuna, N.Y., passed away July 7, 2007 of colon cancer. He was at home surrounded by his family. Chuck was born at Fredericktown, Pa., in…

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Albert H. Bremser

By / June 4, 2013

Albert H. Bremser, 69, died at home, June 21, 2007. He graduated from Alfred University with a B.S. in ceramic engineering in 1962, and received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees…

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Frances Darby

By / June 4, 2013

Frances Darby of Mesquite, Texas, died June 17, 2007. She was 87. In 1947, she began taking ceramics classes from a teacher across the street. Her husband, Joseph, thought firing…

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