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Larry L. Schenken, PhD

Larry L. Schenken, PhD
  • March 18, 1940 - December 22, 2015
  • Franklin Park, Pennsylvania
  • Donate to the American Cancer Society

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“This acknowledgment is so terribly late...we in the Burholt family loved Schenk - he was part of our lives for so many years...now he & Dennis can do...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Ronnie Burholt-Sines - Freedom, PA

“Please accept our condolences. Larry was a great friend, fishing and hunting buddy, as well as a close colleague over many years. Best Wishes, Julian...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: julian proctor - portersville, PA

“Brandt, I was very sorry to hear about your father. I just wanted you to know that your friends in Pittsburgh are thinking about you. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Sandy O'Connor - Pittsburgh, PA

“Dr. Schenken was an active member of our UPMC Patient Education Committee. He was the first physician I had ever met who talked about the importance...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Connie Feiler, RN - Pittsburgh, PA

“My condolences to all the family. Larry put his heart and soul into the Telesynergy project at UPMC McKeesport Hospital and the other hospitals...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Susan M Rakfal, MD - McKeesport, PA

“Schneck gave me my first start in the field of clinical research in 1980 at Allegheny General Hospital, Allegheny Singer Research Institute. He was...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kathryn Duffill - Eighty Four, PA


7 of 7 | Posted by: WWSand - WI


Age 75, of Franklin Park, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Mary, who preceded him in death in 2006; loving father of Brandt (Susan) and Robert (Kyra) Schenken; grandfather of Alexander, David, Mark, Eric, Steven and Nicholas. Larry was the former Director of Clinical Oncology at Allegheny General Hospital, Principal of Oncology Laboratory Consultants and was actively involved in developing clinical trials for screening, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and development of best-practice care initiatives for cancer patients. He was well known in the medical community throughout the region for his support of UPMC and scores of publications regarding cancer initiatives. Larry will be deeply missed by all who knew him and his family who loved him. Services were private. The family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205.