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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.