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  In Memoriam
     
    1927-1950

1951-1975

Friends



1927

Joseph E. Issa 
Oct. 15, 1998 
In Jamaica, at 91. Prior to his retirement in 1961, Mr. Issa had been a partner of the House of Issa in Kingston. He is survived by three sons, Richard J. '50, Francis J. '59 and John J. '60; two daughters; 18 grandchildren including Christopher R. '78, Joseph J. '88, Zein M. '89 and Muna M. Issa '89; John A. '72 and Salvador J. Gadala-Maria '77; Minerve N. '93 and Frances A. Saleh '96; two sisters; and many great-grandchildren. His brother was the late Abraham E. '26.  

1932 

Joseph P. Keating 
Oct. 8, 1998 
In the Highlands Long Term Care Center in Fitchburg, Mass., after a short illness. Mr. Keating, 87, had maintained a public accounting practice in Fitchburg for 30 years, retiring in 1988. Previously, he had been an agent for the Internal Revenue Service, from 1942 to 1948, and a social worker for the Fitchburg Public Welfare Department, from 1938 to 1942. During World War II, Mr. Keating served as a sergeant in the Army; from 1943 to 1945, he was a special agent in the Army's Counterintelligence Corps in the European theatre. Mr. Keating had been a Holy Cross class agent. He is survived by his wife, Alice; many nephews and nieces; and grandnephews and grandnieces, including Kevin P. McDonald '01.  

J. Franklin Millea 
Dec. 15, 1998 
In Memorial Hospital, Worcester, after a struggle with cancer. Prior to his retirement in 1985, Mr. Millea, 88, had been self-employed in the plastics business. Previously, he had worked at James River Corp., Atlantic-Paulsen in Clinton, Mass., and Victory Plastics in Hudson. At the beginning of his career until the start of World War II, Mr. Millea had been self-employed in the plastics field in the Leominster area. He had been a Holy Cross class agent. Mr. Millea is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a son; a daughter; a brother; and a grandson.   

1933

Thomas A. Kennedy 
Nov. 23, 1998 
In Naples (Fla.) Community Hospital, at 86. A lawyer for the Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Kennedy had been associated with the Boston office for 40 years, retiring in 1977; he spent the last 11 years of his career in the appellate division. A Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. Kennedy served in the Naval Reserve after the war, retiring in 1972 as a lieutenant commander. He was a member of the President's Council. Mr. Kennedy is survived by his wife, Jean; six daughters; two stepdaughters; a sister; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.  

Francis J. Lovelock, M.D. 
June 11, 1998 
In Rochester, N.Y., at 85. A retired physician, Dr. Lovelock had been a Holy Cross class agent and a member of the President's Council. He is survived by a son.

1934 

Thomas B. Campbell Jr. 
Oct. 10, 1998 
In St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after an illness. Prior to his retirement in 1972, Mr. Campbell, 87, had been a middle-school teacher at Public School 27 in Brooklyn, N.Y., for more than 20 years. He is survived by a son, Roger '74; a daughter; six grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.  

W. Edward Keegan 
Nov. 26, 1998 
In Wilmington (Del.) Hospital, at 84. Prior to his retirement in 1982, Mr. Keegan had been a job development coordinator for Wilmington's Manpower Development Division for approximately seven years. Previously, he had been acting general manager and president of SunOlin Chemical Co. in Marcus Hook, Pa., from 1963 until 1972, and district manager for Shell Chemical Corp. in New York City, from 1946 to 1963. A Navy veteran, Mr. Keegan served as a lieutenant commander in the Pacific during World War II. He is survived by his son, William E. III '60; three daughters; and four grandchildren.  

1935 

William F. Donoghue Jr., M.D. 
Dec. 13, 1998 
At his Longmeadow (Mass.) home, at 84. An eye, ear, nose and throat specialist, Dr. Donoghue maintained a private practice in Springfield, Mass., for 40 years. A member of the staff at Mercy Hospital and Wesson Memorial Hospital in Springfield, he also served as a clinical assistant in ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Early in his career, Dr. Donoghue performed the first detached retinal repair surgery in western Massachusetts. An Army veteran of World War II, he was chief of ophthalmology at Finnery General Hospital in Thomasville, Ga., and then Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C. He later served as a civilian consultant at Westover Air Force Base. Dr. Donoghue had been a Holy Cross class agent and member of the President's Council. He is survived by his son, William F. III '73; a brother, a sister; and two grandchildren.   

Francis V. Hanify 
Oct. 30, 1998 
At Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Mass., at 84. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Hanify had been assistant attorney general for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Director of Public Charities. He had also been a partner in the former law firm of Tyler & Reynolds. During World War II, Mr. Hanify had served in the Navy. He is survived by his wife, Constance; three sons; a brother, Edward B. '33; two granddaughters; and a great-grandson.  

1936 

Richard M. Burner 
Oct. 26, 1998 
At his Wallingford, Conn., home, at 87. Mr. Burner had been the chairman of the mathematics department at Lyman Hall High School in Wallingford from 1944 until his retirement in 1980. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; six sons; two daughters; and 12 grandchildren.  

William F. Laws 
Nov. 20, 1998 
In Massachusetts, at 84. A designer and builder of organs, Mr. Laws had owned the William F. Laws Church Organ Co. in Wenham, Mass., for many years. He is survived by his wife, Emma; and a son.  

Charles T. Moore 
Oct. 24, 1998 
At Cape Cod (Mass.) Hospital, at 83. Prior to his retirement in 1981, Mr. Moore had been the director of industrial relations and corporate secretary with Ensign-Bickford Industries, Simsbury, Conn., for 17 years. Previously, he had worked from 1936 until 1964 for General Dynamic Electric Boat in Groton, Conn., as an industrial relations manager. Mr. Moore served in the Army from 1945 to 1946. During his career, he had been active in many civic and community organizations in Groton and Simsbury, and on Cape Cod. Mr. Moore is survived by two sons; a daughter; five grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.  

Alfred C. Proulx 
Oct. 29 ,1998 
At Arlington (Va.) Hospital, of cardiac arrest, at 83. Retired Capt. Alfred C. Proulx, USNR, had served as first clerk of the U.S. Court of Military Appeals, from 1951 until 1972. Previously, he had worked nine years for the Federal Register, serving first as chief attorney and then as acting deputy director. At the start of his career, Mr. Proulx had been a technical supervisor for the Works Project Administration with the National Archives. He had also worked as a junior archivist at the War Department Archives. During World War II, Mr. Proulx served as an executive aide to the Judge Advocate General for the Navy. After leaving active duty in 1946, he began his career with the Naval Reserve, retiring as a captain in 1975. Mr. Proulx is survived by a son; two daughters; a sister; a brother, William P., M.D., '38; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  

1937 

Eugene P. Cummings 
Sept. 19, 1998 
At the Nottingham, Jamesville, N.Y., at 83. Prior to his retirement in 1979, Mr. Cummings had been associated with the IBM Corp. for 40 years. He is survived by four daughters; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  

Rev. Edwin J. Duffy 
Oct. 19, 1998 
At the United Hospital Medical Center, Port Chester, N.Y. Fr. Duffy, who served many parishes in the Archdiocese of New York, had been pastor of the Church of Our Saviour in the Bronx and the Church of the Incarnation in New York. During World War II, he had been a chaplain in the U.S. Army, serving in Japan and the Philippines. Fr. Duffy is survived by a brother; five sisters; 21 nephews and nieces; and 48 grandnephews and grandnieces.

John V. Sheehan 
Sept. 13, 1998 
At his Pflugerville, Texas, home. Mr. Sheehan had worked 52 years for the Veterans Administration, retiring in 1992 as director of the Houston VA Hospital. During his career, he had also served as hospital director for the VA hospitals in West Roxbury, Mass., New York City, Boston, and Lake City, Fla. Commissioned a second lieutenant in the Air Force in 1943, he served in the military for over four years. Mr. Sheehan is survived by his wife, Betty; two sons; a daughter; five grandchildren; and two sisters.  

John R. Statz 
Oct. 28, 1998 
In Reston (Va.) Hospital, after an illness. Prior to his retirement in 1978, Mr. Statz, 83, had worked in sales at the American Steel & Wire Division, U.S. Steel Corp., in Worcester, for 39 years. Mr. Statz, who played golf at Holy Cross, was a member of the 1936 New England Intercollegiate Championship team and was team captain in 1937. He is survived by three sons; a sister; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

1938 

Francis L. Berry, M.D. 
Oct. 17, 1998 
At his West Dennis, Mass., home, at 83. Prior to his retirement in 1985, Dr. Berry had maintained an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Framingham, Mass., for 31 years. Previously, he had practiced general medicine in Milford, Mass., from 1946 until 1951. An Army veteran, Dr. Berry served in the Pacific during World War II. He is survived by his wife, Mary; four sons, including Joseph A. '77; two daughters; and 12 grandchildren. 

Rev. Thomas E. Lynes 
Oct. 22, 1998 
At Mount Marie Health Care Center, Holyoke, Mass., at 82. Prior to his retirement in 1995, Fr. Lynes had been the pastor of St. Mary the Morning Star Parish in Pittsfield, Mass., for 23 years; previously, he had served as the pastor of the Corpus Christi Parish in Housatonic, from 1968 until 1972. Fr. Lynes had also taught at Cathedral High School in Springfield from 1959 to June 1968, and during that time, had been in residence at Elms College, Chicopee; from 1967 to 1968, he served as chaplain at the Providence Mother House in Holyoke. After his ordination in 1943, Fr. Lynes served as a curate at Holy Trinity Church in Greenfield until 1959. He is survived by a brother; a sister; and six nephews and nieces.  

1939 

Hilary E. Renz 
Nov. 30, 1998 
At the Soldiers Home in Holyoke, Mass., at 81. During his career, Mr. Renz had worked in filtration and insulation for Owen's Corning, and then in private production. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. Renz is survived by his wife, Marion; two sons, including Hilary J. '71; and five daughters.  

1940 

Roger J. McCauliff Sr.  
Oct. 11, 1998 
In Auburn, Mass., after a long illness. Prior to his retirement in 1990, Mr. McCauliff, 80, had been the owner and president of U.S. Spring Co. in Hyannis, Mass., for 10 years. Previously, he had worked 34 years at the Wickwire-Spencer Division of Colorado Fuel and Iron Co. in Palmer, Mass. An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. McCauliff then served in the Army Reserve for many years, retiring as a captain in 1959. A member of the baseball and basketball teams at Holy Cross, he had also played semipro baseball with the Narcus Brothers and Dorrance Athletic Club teams. Mr. McCauliff is survived by his wife, Mae; a son; four daughters; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.  

Thomas C. McKone 
Oct. 10, 1998 
At St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, Conn., at 80. Mr. McKone, an attorney, had been a partner in the Hartford firm of Reid & Riege for many years. At the beginning of his career, from 1949 to 1958, he had served as assistant clerk and then clerk of the Hartford Probate Court. Mr. McKone had also been a lecturer on law at the University of Connecticut School of Law, from 1951 until 1972. During World War II, he served with the Third Armored Division and fought in the Battle of the Bulge; he was awarded the Belgian Fourragere from the King of Belgium, five Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service in France. A member of many professional and civic organizations, Mr. McKone had also been active for many years in the Holy Cross Club of Hartford and the General Alumni Association. Named the first chairman of Holy Cross' Estate Planning Committee in 1967, he held this position until 1975. A charter member of the President's Council, Mr. McKone was the recipient of the In Hoc Signo Award in 1984. He also received the University of Connecticut Law School Distinguished Service Award in 1988 and the Probate Judges of Connecticut Award as "Citizen of the Year" in 1991. Mr. McKone is survived by his son, Thomas C. III '72; two daughters, including Ellen McKone-Stafford '76; and six grandchildren.  

James J. O'Hare 
Aug. 15, 1998 
In Connecticut, at 79. Prior to his retirement, Mr. O'Hare had been vice president of the First National Sales Inc. for 28 years and later served as a consultant to the retail food industry. During World War II, he was a lieutenant in the Navy. Mr. O'Hare had been a Holy Cross class agent. He is survived by his wife, Sally; two sons; a daughter; a brother, Francis '49; three sisters, seven grandchildren; a nephew, John F. Havens Jr. '78; and a niece, Camilla Havens Caffrey '81.  

1941 

Clifford J. Cook 
Oct. 14, 1998 
In Lawrenceburg, Ind., at 80. Mr. Cook is survived by his wife, Otelia; five children; and six grandchildren.  

Richard F. Drohan 
Dec. 7, 1998 
In St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after an illness. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Drohan, 83, had worked for the city of Worcester and the Worcester Art Museum. An Army veteran of World War II, he served with the 24th Infantry Division. Mr. Drohan is survived by three brothers, including Rev. James J., S.J., '34 and Rev. Joseph W., '42; a sister; nephews and nieces; and grandnephews and grandnieces.  

Jacques E. Dubois 
Nov. 3, 1998 
At his Woonsocket, R.I., home, at 77. Mr. Dubois had been the owner and president of the former JED Delta Corp., a textile manufacturing company in Woonsocket, for 50 years. He began his career in 1946 as the owner of the Woonsocket Dyeing Co. Inc. In 1959, he started the JED Processing Co. and, in 1968, the Delta Dye Co.; the two companies merged in 1975 to form the JED Delta Corp. He also served as the owner and president of Dubois Dyeing in Johnsonville, S.C., a business he started in 1963. Mr. Dubois had been active in the Boy Scouts for most of his life, serving in many administrative capacities and receiving numerous awards. A captain in the Army Air Corps during World War II, he attained the rank of major while in the Air Force Reserves; he was awarded a national certificate of merit for community service by the Military Order of the Purple Heart. A member of many community and civic organizations, Mr. Dubois was named "1990 Citizen of the Year" by the Kiwanis Club of Woonsocket. He was a member of the President's Council at Holy Cross. Mr. Dubois is survived by his wife, Lucille; six sons, including Jacques E. Jr. '70, Henry E. '83 and Charles E. '87; five daughters, including Margaret D. Daly '76; a son-in-law, Robert B. Daly, M.D., '74; three sisters; and 28 grandchildren.  

Rev. Michael C. Hughes 
Dec. 14, 1998 
In Glens Falls (N.Y.) Hospital, at 78. Prior to his retirement in 1986, Fr. Hughes had been the pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Church in South Glens Falls, N.Y., for 15 years. Following retirement, he continued to be active at St. Michael the Archangel Church and also at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. During his ministry, Fr. Hughes' pastoral assignments included St. Mary's Church, Glens Falls; St. Peter's Church, Troy, N.Y.; St. Peter's Church, Delhi, N.Y.; and Immaculate Conception Church, New Lebanon, N.Y. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1945. Fr. Hughes is survived by a sister; and several nephews and nieces.  

Matthew R. McCann 
Sept. 27, 1998 
In St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after a long illness. Mr. McCann, 79, who was appointed a special justice to the Leominster (Mass.) District Court in 1973, had been a partner in the Worcester law firm of Maher McCann & Talcott. Mr. McCann served as assistant city solicitor in Worcester from 1952 to 1954; previously, from 1949 to 1951, he had been a member of the legal staff of the U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal. Active on many municipal and community boards, he had been a member of the Worcester School Committee during the 1960s. Mr. McCann had also served as an attorney for the Worcester Housing Authority; management counsel of the Shrewsbury Housing Authority; legal counsel to the Southbridge School Committee; and assistant general counsel of the U.S. Munitions Board. During World War II, Mr. McCann had been a lieutenant in the Navy. He is survived by his wife, Elisabeth; three daughters; two sisters; four grandchildren; and a nephew and a niece.  

Monsignor Raymond J. Page 
Oct. 30, 1998 
In the Hospice Residence, Worcester, at 80. Prior to his retirement in 1989, Monsignor Page had served as vicar general with the Diocese of Worcester for six years and as pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Worcester for four years. In 1986, he was elevated to the rank of protonotary apostolic by Pope John Paul II. Prior to his appointment as vicar general, Monsignor Page had served as pastor of St. Ann Parish, North Oxford for nine years and as administrator and then pastor of Notre Dame Parish, Southbridge, for 10 years. While at Notre Dame, he directed the establishment of the first parish council in the diocese. It was during his pastorate there that the first Anglican-Roman Catholic covenant was signed, between Notre Dame Parish and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Southbridge.  Monsignor Page had also served as assistant at Notre Dame Parish for seven years following his ordination in 1946. He was then named administrator of St. Patrick and St. Anne Parish and rector of St. Anne Shrine in Sturbridge for two years and director of the diocesan Lay Apostolate for nine years. Monsignor Page is survived by three brothers; a sister; nephews and nieces; and grandnephews and grandnieces.  

George C. Syiek 
Nov. 21, 1998 
At the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, after an illness. Mr. Syiek, 80, had been a registered optician for 21 years, retiring in 1992. Previously, he had been an officer in the Worcester Police Department for 26 years, retiring in 1969. Mr. Syiek is survived by his wife, Shirley; a son, Allan C. '79; two brothers; two grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.  

1942 

John L. Keating 
Oct. 17, 1998 
At Marian Manor, Taunton, Mass., at 79. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Keating had taught at Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School, Bridgewater, Mass., for more than 20 years, serving as the head of the English department and director of the high school summer program. During his career, he had also taught at Taunton High School and Coyle High School, both in Taunton, Mass., and Bowles Academy in Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Keating served as a captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He is survived by two sons; a daughter; a sister; three grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.  

1943 

John J. O'Toole 
Dec. 8, 1998 
In Arbor Glen Nursing Home, Cedar Grove, N.J., after an illness. Prior to his retirement in 1987, Mr. O'Toole, 78, had been associated with the Newark, N.J., law firm of Starr, Weinberg & Fradkins, for 10 years. Previously, he served with the chief counsel's office of the Internal Revenue Service, New York City, for more than 20 years. A Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. O'Toole served in the Atlantic and Pacific. He had been a Holy Cross class agent. Mr. O'Toole is survived by his wife, Janet; two nephews; a niece; and grandnephews and grandnieces.  

Biagio J. Tronti 
Nov. 2, 1998 
At Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Mass., after a long illness. Mr. Tronti, 77, had worked as a custodian for the Dennis (Mass.) Police Station for seven years, retiring in 1986. Previously, he had worked many years for the Fred C. Browne Ford dealership in Norwood, Mass., as a salesman and manager. A World War II Army Air Force veteran, Mr. Tronti had served in Burma and India, returning home as a staff sergeant. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; two sons; a stepson; a stepdaughter; a sister; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.  

1945 

William C. Layton Jr. 
Nov. 13, 1998 
At the Morristown (N.J.) Memorial Hospital, at 75. Mr. Layton had been a self-employed commodity and stock trader since 1948. He was a member of the New York Cotton Exchange from 1948 to 1990, and served as governor of the board for two years. From 1965 to 1973, he was a member of the American Stock Exchange, serving as a floor official for one year. Mr. Layton had been the mayor of Far Hills, N.J., from 1986 to 1994; he had also been the mayor of Maywood, N.J., from 1956 to 1960, serving as town councilman from 1949 to 1956. A Navy veteran of World War II, he attained the rank of lieutenant junior grade. Mr. Layton is survived by his wife, Claire; four sons, including Richard C. '71 and Robert J. '73; four daughters; a brother, E. Grant '49; a sister; and 18 grandchildren.  

Oliver T Little 
Sept. 19, 1998 
At his Woburn, Mass., home. Mr. Little, 73, had been employed by John Hancock Insurance Co., Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., and the New England Mutual Life Insurance Co., Boston, as a pension consultant. A member of the Danvers, Mass.-based choral group, 8th Notes, Mr. Little had sung with many church choirs, including those of Trinity Church, Boston, Grace Episcopal Church, Newton, and St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Burlington. Mr. Little served in the Navy during World War II. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; a son; a daughter; a stepson; two stepdaughters; a brother; four grandchildren; and five step-grandchildren.  

Rev. John J. Mara 
Oct. 31, 1998 
In Pittsfield, Mass., at 76. Fr. Mara had been the pastor of St. Francis Xavier Church, Pittsfield, since 1981. Previously, he had served as chaplain at Farren Memorial Hospital, Turners Falls, from 1976 to 1977, and as the pastor of St. Matthew's Parish in Indian Orchard, until 1980. He had been in residence at St. Michael's Cathedral in Springfield until 1981. Ordained in 1948, Fr. Mara had been the parochial vicar at St. Charles' Church in Pittsfield, St. Thomas' Church in Huntington, and St. Jerome's Church in Holyoke. From 1963 until 1976, he had been the director of Holyoke Catholic High School. He had also been the administrator and then the pastor of Holy Rosary Church, Holyoke, from 1971 to 1974, remaining in residence there until 1976. Fr. Mara had served 13 years as chaplain with the 3rd Brigade of the 20th Infantry Division of the National Guard, attaining the rank of major. He is survived by two sisters. 

James G. Murray 
Dec. 9, 1998 
In New York. Mr. Murray had been an English professor at Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y., for many years. He is survived by his wife, Marie; three children; and eight grandchildren. 

1946 

Raymond C. Maxwell 
Sept. 11, 1998 
In Florida, at 74. Mr. Maxwell had worked at General Tire in Akron, Ohio, and in Florida. He later began his own furniture business in Miami, selling school and church furniture. Mr. Maxwell had been a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Mary; and a brother, Richard E. '44.  

William M. Pohlman 
Sept. 6, 1998 
In his Orchard Park, N.Y., home, at 73. Mr. Pohlman, who began working as a laborer in the family foundry business 45 years ago, retired in 1975 as executive vice president. He had also been executive vice president of Tonawanda Electric Steel Casting Corp. Mr. Pohlman had been a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; four sons; a daughter; and seven grandchildren. 

1948 

Joseph B. Hannon Jr. 
Nov. 23, 1998 
At Georgetown (S.C.) Hospital, at 76. Before retiring in 1987, Mr. Hannon had been employed by the Bristol Brass Co. for 34 years and the Superior Electric Co., both in Bristol, Conn. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a corporal with the 6th Marine Division, from 1942 to 1946. Mr. Hannon is survived by four sons; three daughters; 13 grandchildren; and 11 nephews and nieces. His father was the late Joseph B. Sr. '17. 

1949

Norman J. Bourgault 
Nov. 12, 1998 
In Boston Medical Center, at 70. Prior to his retirement in 1988, Mr. Bourgault had been the president of R & R Jewelry and Gift Catalog Stores which had seven stores in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He had also been vice president of Godroy Wholesale Co. and Godin Stores Inc. An Army veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Bourgault had attended the Army Officers Candidates School in Fort Monmouth, N.J., graduating as a second lieutenant in 1952; he retired from the Army in 1954 with the rank of first lieutenant. Mr. Bourgault is survived by his wife, Regina; and a son.  

James W. Horan 
Oct. 11, 1998 
In Hubbard Regional Hospital, Webster, Mass., at 73. Prior to his retirement in 1986, Mr. Horan had been a master proofreader at Achorn Graphics, Worcester. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served in Europe and the Pacific. Mr. Horan is survived by three sons; two daughters; a brother; two sisters; nine grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.  

1950 

Robert E. Bowe 
Nov. 26, 1998 
At his home in Worcester, at 70. Mr. Bowe had most recently been the director of security and safety for the Sodexho-Marriott Corp. for 16 years, retiring in October. Previously, he had been a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 26 years, assigned to field offices in Cincinnati, Chicago, New York City, Boston and Worcester. Mr. Bowe had also taught courses in criminal justice at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he served as a lieutenant junior grade. Mr. Bowe is survived by his wife, Cecilia; two sons; four daughters; and 11 grandchildren.  

John J. Clyne 
Oct. 12, 1998 
At his Delmar, N.Y., home, at 72. Mr. Clyne had most recently been a partner in the Albany, N.Y., law firm of Casey Yanas Clyne Mitchell and Amerling, retiring in 1989. Previously, he had served as a judge of Albany County, from 1973 until 1984. At the start of his career, Mr. Clyne had been associated with the Albany firm of Hinman Straub Pigors and Manning, until 1972; he had also served as Albany County Attorney from 1964 until 1972. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served three years in the Pacific theater. Mr. Clyne is survived by his wife, Dolores; four sons; three daughters; a brother; a sister; and 10 grandchildren.  

Robert A. Handfield 
Sept. 8, 1998 
In Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, Calif., at 72. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Handfield had been a national sales manager for Geneva Generics, based in Denver, Colo. While living in Worcester, he had taught at Gates Lane School and Classical High School. Mr. Handfield is survived by his wife, Beverly; two sons; a daughter; a sister; five grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.  

Edward A. Sullivan 
Nov. 1, 1998 
In Beverly, Mass. Prior to his retirement in 1992, Mr. Sullivan, 69, had worked for Morton International, Danvers, Mass., for 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; three sons, including James F. '82; three daughters, including Julie A. '92; and eight grandchildren.  

 

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