Obituaries

Józef Wesolowski, papal diplomat accused of sexual abuse, dies at 67
The high-ranking Holy See official was defrocked and was awaiting trial in a Vatican tribunal.
 
Al Arbour, who coached the N.Y. Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships, dies at 82
(The Washington Post, August 28, 2015; 1:44 PM)
 
Jacob Bekenstein, towering theoretical physicist who studied black holes, dies at 68
(The Washington Post, August 27, 2015; 5:55 PM)
 
Michael Kitzmiller, veteran Capitol Hill tactician, dies at 84
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2015; 6:42 PM)
 
Robert M. Beavers Jr., executive with McDonald’s, dies at 71
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2015; 5:54 PM)
 
Herbert Striner, a business school dean at American University, dies at 92
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2015; 4:32 PM)
 
Susan Newhouse, philanthropist and publishing magnate’s wife, dies
(The Washington Post, August 18, 2015; 4:36 PM)
 
Frederick Payne Jr., Marine Corps ace of World War II, dies at 104
(The Washington Post, August 17, 2015; 3:55 PM)
 
Maryan Stevens, dietitian and wife of Supreme Court justice, dies at 84
(The Washington Post, August 7, 2015; 5:50 PM)
 
Benton L. Becker, negotiator of Ford’s pardon of Nixon in 1974, dies at 77
(The Washington Post, August 4, 2015; 7:50 PM)
 
Alan Cheuse, author, teacher and NPR literary commentator, dies at 75
(The Washington Post, August 1, 2015; 6:51 PM)
 
John N. Wiernicki, survivor of Auschwitz camp in WWII, dies at 89
(The Washington Post, August 1, 2015; 6:28 PM)
 
Paul Poff, former Washington Post circulation manager, dies at 80
(The Washington Post, August 1, 2015; 10:33 AM)
 
Larry H. Israel, media executive and former president of The Washington Post Co., dies at 95
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2015; 10:14 PM)
 
John H. Gibbons, science adviser to Congress and Clinton, dies at 86
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2015; 11:12 AM)
 
Herbert Y. Schandler, Army combat veteran and scholar, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, July 29, 2015; 4:16 PM)
 
Ron Linton, who helped modernize transit in the capital, dies at 86
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2015; 4:45 PM)
 
Acclaimed author E.L. Doctorow dies
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2015; 11:36 PM)
 
Alcides Ghiggia, hero of Uruguayan soccer, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2015; 4:24 PM)
 
Donald S. Rice, Washington Post production executive, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, July 12, 2015; 5:55 PM)
 
James Bonard Fowler dies; Alabama lawman was convicted 45 years after killing civil rights protester
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2015; 8:14 PM)
 
Charlie Sanders, Hall of Fame tight end in NFL, dies at 68
(The Washington Post, July 6, 2015; 12:31 PM)
 
Robert Martin, lawyer who was a founder of D.C. jazz club, dies at 88
(The Washington Post, July 2, 2015; 5:03 PM)
 
Charls E. Walker, tax lobbyist for GOP and big business, dies at 91
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2015; 4:52 PM)
 
Judson Randolph, pediatric surgeon, dies at 87
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2015; 7:33 PM)
 
Ron Clarke, record-setting distance runner from Australia, dies at 78
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2015; 5:39 PM)
 
Albert Melvin Miller, longtime civic leader and activist, dies at 83
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2015; 6:52 PM)
 
Jane B. Hart, strong-minded wife of senator, dies at 93
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2015; 3:57 PM)
 
S. Shahid Husain, World Bank executive, dies at 83
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2015; 5:40 PM)
 
John R. Allen, Post editor who specialized in layout, dies at 69
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2015; 6:15 PM)