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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.