Dr. Oscar Benwood Hunter Jr., 75, president of the College of American Pathologists from 1967 to 1969, died Saturday at his home on Gibson Island of cancer.
A memorial mass was being offered at today at the Roman Catholic Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda.
Dr. Hunter, who also had a home in Bethesda, was a pathologist and author of technical papers on hematology, neoplastic diseases and radioactive isotopes. He had been elected president of the Southern Medical Association and the Washington Society of Pathologists and was a member of the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association.
In 1946, he joined a laboratory founded by his father, also a pathologist. He was head of the Oscar B. Hunter Memorial Laboratory in Washington at the time of his death.