Mark Schupack


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Professor Mark B. Schupack died Sept. 27. He was born in New Britain, Connecticut in 1931 the son of the late Edward Schupack and Betty (Saltzman) Chesley. He was the husband of Helaine (Marcus) Schupack. 

He received a BS from MIT. After serving as a Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, he received a MA and Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University. He taught at Brown University from 1959 to 1999, serving as chairman of the Economics Department, Associate Provost, Dean of the Graduate School, and Vice Provost. He served as chairman of the Graduate Record Exam board and was appointed to the Rhode Island Consumers’ Council by then Governor John Chafee.  

Besides his wife,  Schupack leaves a son Andrew (Donna), a daughter Roberta (Steven) Senecal; and three grandsons Jonathan, Joshua and Jared. He was the brother of the late Thomas (Tobie) and Stephen (Ann).  

Contributions in his memory may be made to Rhode Island Food Bank, 200 Niantic Ave., Providence, RI 02907 or Bethany Home of RI, 111 S. Angell St., Providence, RI 02906.