John Louis Esposito ’66 died on August 16, 2005, in Portland, Maine.
Born there on April 7, 1944, he prepared for college at Portland High School and became a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation magna cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1966, he received his M.D. from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1970. He interned in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital Center in New York City for a year and then served for two years in the U.S. Army Medical Corps from 1971 to 1973, including eight months in the Republic of South Vietnam, attaining the rank of captain. He was a resident physician at Mercy Hospital in 1974 and was a first year resident in pathology at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boston for a year. He also served as a medical rating officer for disability evaluation at the U.S. Administration Hospital in Togus. A communicant of St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in Portland, he was survived by his mother, Angelina Esposito Stuckart of Portland; a sister, Lucy A. Esposito, also of Portland; and three brothers, Dr. Anthony L. Esposito ’70 of Auburndale, MA, Joseph D. Esposito of Portland, and Louis J. Esposito, Jr. of Calais.