- Monday, October 14, 2013
Dr Erwin Thater, 89, of Newtown, died at his residence October 10. Dr Thater was born in Ridgewood, Queens, N.Y., November 9, 1923. He was the husband of the late Evelyn (Gordon) Thater. He was a resident of Newtown for the past two years, coming from Garden City, L.I., N.Y.
He attended New York schools, The Cooper Union School, Brooklyn Polytechnic University, and Columbia University where he received his PhD degree in chemical engineering.