February 5, 2016 |
Jerry Augustus, 83, a retired restaurateur and later a computer programmer for the Philadelphia Water Department, died Sunday, Jan. 31, of complications from a stroke at Philadelphia Nursing Home. A lifelong city resident, Mr. Augustus was the son of Dennis and Lela Dialismas Augustus. He attended Drexel University. As a teenager, he was a member of the choir of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Active in many Greek life organizations, he was the national president of the Greek Orthodox Youth of America.
April 19, 2011
Carolyn Gale Miles, 64, of Glen Mills, a statistical programmer and social activist, died Thursday, March 31, of pancreatic cancer at home. For six years, Ms. Miles had been principal programmer for Customized Improvement Strategies at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals in Wilmington. Previously, she had been a programmer in epidemiology research at two other pharmaceutical companies and at the University of Pennsylvania. A native of Blue Point, N.Y., Ms. Miles earned a bachelor's degree from Western College in Oxford, Ohio, and a master's in public health from Emory University in Atlanta.
May 10, 2000 |
A network programmer accused of setting off a "computer bomb" in his former company's system, causing the loss of valuable data and millions of dollars in damage, was convicted yesterday on one count of computer sabotage. Authorities have called Timothy A. Lloyd's 10-day trial the nation's first in a computer-sabotage case. Lloyd, 37, the former chief network programmer at Omega Engineering Inc. in Bridgeport, Gloucester County, was tried in U.S. District Court in Newark. He was accused of intentionally causing $10 million in damage to Omega's computers and of stealing $50,000 worth of hardware and software equipment and transporting it across state lines to his home in Wilmington.
June 10, 2015 |
Robert E. Querubin, 83, of Seminole, Fla., a programmer for Radio Corp. of America in the 1960s, died of diseases related to aging Saturday, May 30, at Freedom Square Rehabilitation & Nursing Services there. He lived with his family in Cherry Hill from the 1960s to the late 1980s. Born in Chestnut Hill, Mr. Querubin graduated from La Salle College High School in 1949 and, with a full scholarship, earned a bachelor's degree in English literature at La Salle University in 1953. "He started his own computer systems programming company in the late 1950s, in Philadelphia," daughter Cecile said.
May 11, 2001 |
Joseph George Iffrig Jr., 52, formerly of Fountainville in Bucks County, a systems programmer at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Bowie, Md., and a specialist in telemetry, died last Friday while on a walking track at the center. The medical examiner's office in Bowie said the cause of death had not been determined. Mr. Iffrig had worked for Honeywell International and its Bendix Engineering unit as a systems programmer for 27 years. He joined Bendix, which was a subcontractor to NASA and the U.S. space program, after serving in the Army Signal Corps.
June 18, 2016 |
Robert J. Magee was proud of his collection of sports teams' caps, even though he never bought one himself. Whether the caps were of hockey or football or baseball teams, "people would buy them for him," daughter Teri Van Fossen said. And whether they were college or high school or minor league teams that his children and friends visited across the country, or his favorite, the Eagles, she said, the caps grew and grew "to well over a hundred. " On Wednesday, June 8, Mr. Magee, 83, of Cape May, a former systems analyst and programmer, died at the Aurora, Colo., home of his daughter, three weeks after emergency surgery.
January 2, 2014 |
June Luther Cardosi, 83, of West Chester, one of the earliest woman computer programmers at Cape Canaveral in the early 1960s, died Friday, Dec. 27, of heart failure at a hospice. Mrs. Cardosi programmed flight trajectories and was a system analyst in the defense industry at Cape Canaveral and in San Diego. She served on the West Chester Area School District board on and off for 12 years, and was a founding member of the short-lived West Chester Area Tax $avers Association, which sought to save money in the district.
July 25, 1991 |
SHE IS: J. Yvonne Norris. SHE DOES: Computing and telecommunications. SHE SUCCEEDS BY: Always maintaining better than average performance. When members of the Philadelphia organization Network of Women in Computer Technology set out to assemble an advisory committee of area women who had made it to the top in their field, they couldn't find a "committee's worth. " Turns out that such women are very rare. However, they did find J. Yvonne Norris, manager of information services for Arco Chemical.
December 13, 2008 |
Jere J. Sullivan 3d, 57, of Erdenheim, a nationally known radio personality whom local listeners might best remember as "C. Jonathan Morgan," died Tuesday of heart failure at Abington Memorial Hospital. "He was a consummate pro," said Ed Hurst, the longtime Philadelphia radio and TV host who came to know Mr. Sullivan while working at a local radio station. "He was very competent at whatever he did in broadcasting. " In a business notorious for a range of behavioral styles, Mr. Sullivan stood out, said Gerry Wilkinson, president of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia.
May 7, 1992 |
Two Cornell University sophomores, one a 1990 graduate of Haverford High School, have been indicted by a New York state grand jury on charges accusing them of creating a computer virus that infected computers in the United States, Japan and Great Britain. The indictment, made public Tuesday, alleges that from Feb. 14 to 19 the virus altered or destroyed more than $1,000 worth of programs. The students - Mark Andrew Pilgrim, 19, now of Wayne, and David S. Blumenthal, 20, of Worthington, Ohio - were arrested in February and charged with computer tampering for allegedly launching the virus, embedded in three games, into national computer archives.