In Memoriam: David Sohmer Svahn

DOYLESTOWN, PA—David Sohmer Svahn, retired physician and educator, has died. He was 84 years old. David lived most recently in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, having moved from Cooperstown, New York in 2009 where he had lived for 37 years. David is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Karin Elmqvist Svahn; his three children, Anna and Jennifer (husband Jeff Nicastro), both of New York City, and Jonathan (wife Tiffany Svahn) of Orinda, California. David also leaves four beloved grandchildren,…


In Memoriam Carole Nunamaker Tinklepaugh 1945-2023

In Memoriam Carole N. Tinklepaugh 1945-2023 ROCK HALL, MD—Carole Nunamaker Tinklepaugh, MD, age 78, of Rock Hall, Maryland passed away with her family at her side on Monday, April 10, 2023. The cause of death was lung cancer. Carole was one of four children born to John and Mildred (McFarling) Nunamaker in Indianapolis, Indiana. She knew from an early age she wanted to be a physician. Carole studied at Purdue University, then became the first in her immediate family to…


Thank You, Maureen Kuhn, Family Nurse Practitioner

Thank You, Maureen Kuhn, Family Nurse Practitioner Maureen Kuhn, Family Nurse Practitioner, is retiring from Bassett Medical Center after 40 years. Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs) are nurses with an advanced degree who treat a full range of patient populations, from infants to the elderly. “I came to Bassett as a float FNP, there were three health centers at the time, Cherry Valley, Edmeston and Morris,” Ms. Kuhn said. “I was hired to float between those three health centers,” she said.…

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