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  In Memoriam
     
    1927-1950

1951-1975

Friends



1951

James R. Farrell 
Nov. 18, 1998 
In Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass., at 73. Prior to his retirement in 1984, Mr. Farrell had owned the franchises of several Brigham's Ice Cream Stores in the Boston area for 15 years. Previously, he had worked for the First National Stores in Hartford, Conn., for 24 years. Mr. Farrell was a Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by two sons.  

Edward J. McHugh 
Nov. 30, 1998 
At Newton-Wellesley (Mass.) Hospital, at 69. At the time of his death, Mr. McHugh had been the coordinator of industrial accident clients for the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission for 11 years. Previously, from 1984 until 1987, he had been a faculty administrator of a sheltered employment program. The first legally blind commissioner of the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, Mr. McHugh served in this capacity from 1980 to 1984. Prior to this, from 1976 until 1980, he had been the director of personnel and staff development for the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission . Mr. McHugh also lectured at Northeastern University, Boston. He is survived by his wife, Marie; a son; three daughters, Catherine '79, Janet M. '80 and Ellen P. '85; and five grandchildren.  

1954 

Charles F. McManus 
Jan. 1, 1999 
In St. Vincent Hospital, at 70. Prior to his retirement in 1986, Mr. McManus had worked at The Catholic Free Press in Worcester for nine years, as financial manager, business manager and member of the advertising staff. Previously, he had served as the principal of the Paxton (Mass.) Center School for 16 years and had taught for many years in the Holden school system. Mr. McManus had been a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Martha; five sons, including Richard F. '79, Paul J. '81 and James G. '82; a daughter; a son-in-law, William F. Bagley Jr.'73; a brother, Monsignor Frederick R. '44; 11 grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.  

1956 

John J. Brennan 
Oct. 21, 1998 
At Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y., at 64. Mr. Brennan, who retired from R.E. Dietz Co. in 1989, had taught at Don Bosco Preparatory School, Ramsey, N.J. He had been a veteran of the Army. Mr. Brennan is survived by his wife, Carol; two sons; a brother; and three granddaughters.  

Paul V. Loughlin 
Sept. 24, 1998 
At the University of Massachusetts Hospital in Worcester, at 65. Mr. Loughlin had been associated with the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health for 30 years, working at the Herbert Lipton Mental Health Center in Fitchburg and, most recently, at North Central Human Services in Gardner; he had been instrumental in starting the Gardner center. Previously, he worked for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Worcester. Mr. Loughlin had served as a captain in the Army. He is survived by three sons; a daughter; and three grandchildren.  

1958 

Herbert G. Keene Jr. 
Sept. 18, 1998 
At the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, at 62. Mr. Keene had been a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Stradley Ronon Stevens and Young since 1968; head of the litigation department, he specialized in employment-relations law. Mr. Keene had also served for many years as counsel to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. At the start of his career, he worked as a law clerk to William B. Jones of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia before joining the law firm of Schnader Harrison Segal and Lewis in 1964 as a litigation associate. Mr. Keene had been elected four times to the Tredyffrin Township Board of Supervisors, serving as both chairman and vice chairman; his first term began in 1984. He also had been a lecturer in trial advocacy at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia. In June, he received the Roman Catholic Church's highest pontifical honor, the title of Knight Commander of the Order of St. Gregory the Great. Mr. Keene had been a Holy Cross class agent. While attending Georgetown University School of Law, he had served with the District of Columbia National Guard. Mr. Keene is survived by his wife, Glenna; a son; two daughters; a cousin; an uncle; and nephews.  

1960 

Frederick W. Barrett III 
Nov. 28, 1998 
At Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., at 61. Mr. Barrett had been a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a lieutenant colonel; he had served in Vietnam and was the recipient of the Bronze Star. He later was the dean of students at John F. Kennedy High School, Somers, N.Y., and assistant administrator at Fishkill Health Center, Beacon. Mr. Barrett is survived by his wife, Patricia; three daughters; three brothers; four sisters; eight grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.  

1961 

Henry Hampton 
Nov. 22, 1998 
At Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, at 58. Mr. Hampton, who founded the Boston film company, Blackside Inc. in 1968, was the producer of the Emmy-award-winning documentaries, Eyes on the Prize, a six-hour chronicle of the early years of the civil rights movement and Eyes on the Prize II, an eight-hour film that covered the civil rights movement from 1965 until the mid-1980s. During the 1990s, he also produced a seven-hour examination of the Great Depression and a five-hour series, America's War on Poverty. Mr. Hampton began his career in 1963 as a spokesman for the Unitarian Universalist Association in Boston. In 1990, he received the Charles Frankel Prize from former President George Bush for his contributions to the humanities. Mr. Hampton is survived by two sisters.  

Lawrence J. Monroe 
Oct. 20, 1998 
At Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Va., at 58. Since 1994, Mr. Monroe had been employed at USATREX International as an independent contractor with the Office of Antiterrorism Assistance, U.S. Department of State. Previously, he had been a special agent with the FBI for 30 years; he had been assigned to the FBI Academy at Quantico, Va., since 1972. In 1990, he was appointed academic dean of the academy, a position he held until his retirement in 1994. Mr. Monroe also directed the FBI's affiliation with the University of Virginia where he had served as an adjunct professor since 1973. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he had been a company commander. Mr. Monroe had been a Holy Cross class agent. He is survived by his wife, Carol; three daughters; four sisters; a brother; and four grandchildren.

1975

Margaret M. Mikoloski McChesney
Nov. 30, 1998

At her home in Cooperstown, N.Y., at 45. Prior to moving to Cooperstown in 1979, Mrs. McChesney had worked as a respiratory therapist at Worcester City Hospital and the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, also in Worcester. She is survived by her husband, James; two daughters; her parents; two brothers; and a sister.

 

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