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  In Memoriam
     
    1924-1950

1951-2000

Friends

1924

Rev. Francis A. O'Connor
Feb. 27, 2000
At the Beverly Healthcare Hermitage, at 97, after an illness. Prior to his retirement in 1979, Fr. O'Connor had been the pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church in Northampton, Mass., for 24 years. He then served as the administrator of St. Patrick's Church in Williamstown, Mass., in 1981, and at St. Mary's Church, Turners Falls, in 1982. Ordained to the priesthood in 1928, Fr. O'Connor had received his religious training at the Sulpician Seminary in Washington, D.C. His first assignment was St. Mary's Church, Williamsburg, Mass., from 1928-30. Fr. O'Connor then served at St. Mary's Church in Westfield, Mass., from 1930-31; St. Thomas Church in West Springfield, from 1931-33; St. Mary's Church, Pittsfield, from 1933 to 1943, and at Holy Cross Church, Holyoke, from 1943-46. He later was chaplain at the Springfield House of the Good Shepherd and administrator at St. Mary's Church, Palmer, Mass., from 1951 to 1955. Fr. O'Connor is survived by a sister; and a cousin. 

1927

J. Raymond Kelly
Oct. 12, 1999
In New York. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Kelly had been a rate engineer with the Consolidated Edison Co. of New York. He is survived by his wife, Laura; a son; a daughter; a son-in-law, Stephen J. Huggard '52; nine grandchildren, including James T. Huggard '81 and Anne M. Huggard Bernhart '84; and 18 great-grandchildren. 

1928

John E. Callahan
Jan. 26, 2000
At his home in Miami Shores, Fla., at 93. During his career, Mr. Callahan had been active in the investment field. He is survived by cousins. 

1930

Rev. Francis J. Griffin, S.J.
Jan. 17, 2000
At Deaconess-Waltham (Mass.) Hospital, at 90. Prior to his retirement, Fr. Griffin had been active in parish ministry, serving at Immaculate Conception Church in Boston from 1985 until 1991; at St. Mary's Church, West Quincy, Mass., from 1974 to 1985; at St. Mary's Church in Boston from 1973 to 1974; and at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church in East Boston, from 1970 until 1973. Previously, he had taught English at Boston College High School from 1946 until 1968, and, at the Jesuit High School in Sacramento, Calif., from 1968 until 1969. Entering the Society of Jesus in 1927, Fr. Griffin completed four years of ascetical and classical studies in Lenox, Mass., and then pursued his bachelor and master of arts degrees at Weston College. After teaching English for two years at Boston College High School, he returned to Weston to begin his studies in theology. Ordained in 1939, Fr. Griffin completed an additional year of theology and then went to Pomfret, Conn., for a final year of Jesuit formation in ascetical theology. In 1941, Fr. Griffin served at St. Mary's Parish in Boston; from 1942 until 1945, he taught Latin and English in New Orleans. Fr. Griffin is survived by a sister; a nephew; and three nieces.

John B. Halloran
Jan. 9, 2000
At his home in Somerset, Mass., at 90. Mr. Halloran had worked at Midland Print Works, a division of United Merchants and Manufacturers Inc. of Fall River, Mass., for 47 years, retiring in 1977 as a manager. The holder of several patents, he invented and designed several textile machines. Following retirement, Mr. Halloran and his wife owned and operated Indian Spring Liquors in Somerset. He is survived by his wife, Clotelde; two sons; a brother; a grandson; and several nephews and nieces.

1931

George Drapeau Jr.
Oct. 25, 1999
In New York, at 91, after a battle with Parkinson's disease. Mr. Drapeau, who began working in the circulation department of The Daily News in New York City in 1932, retired from the paper in 1979 as division manager of premium space in the advertising department. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served in both the Europe and Pacific theaters and participated in amphibious landings in Africa, Sicily, the Philippines and Borneo. Mr. Drapeau earned commendations for outstanding service as flag secretary to Rear Admiral Thomas Kinkaid. Active in the Navy and Naval Reserve for 20 years, he earned the rank of commander. Mr. Drapeau is survived by his wife, Muriel; a son; two daughters; a brother; three sisters; and a grandson. 

Harry J. Goett
Jan. 6, 2000
In Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, Calif., at 89. During his career, Mr. Goett had been active in the space program, serving as the first center director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., from 1959 to 1965. After receiving his degree in aeronautical engineering from New York University in 1933, he worked for several private industrial firms. In 1936, Mr. Goett joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics' (NACA) Langley Aeronautical Laboratory in Virginia as a project engineer. In 1940, he transferred to the Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., where he served as chief of the full-scale and flight research division from 1948 to 1959. In 1958, the newly formed National Aeronautics and Space Administration absorbed NACA; during that time, Mr. Goett was serving as chairman of the committee that developed NASA's early space research agenda. As director of the Goddard Space Flight Center, he oversaw all missions and objectives related to space flight, scientific and satellite programs and special projects, which included the design and development of scientific communications and weather satellites. In 1965, Mr. Goett accepted the position of chief engineer at Ford Aerospace where he was involved in the development of its international communication satellite program. Following his retirement from Ford in 1975, Mr. Goett served as a private consultant to clients in Europe and Latin America. In 1964, he was the recipient of an honorary doctor of science degree from Holy Cross. Mr. Goett is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons; two daughters; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 

1935

George J. Sullivan, D.V.M.
Jan. 28, 2000
At the Hunt Retirement and Nursing Home, Danvers, Mass., at 86. The owner of the Hamilton (Mass.) Veterinary Clinic for more than 40 years, Dr. Sullivan practiced veterinary medicine at his clinic until his retirement in 1984. He is survived by three sons; two daughters; a brother; 11 grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.

1936

John R. Brillon Sr.
Feb. 6, 2000
At the Hutton Nursing Home, Kingston, N.Y., at 85, after a long illness. During his career, Mr. Brillon had been associated with the U.S. Rubber Co. and the Bigelow, Sanford Carpet Co.; he also worked 27 years for C.H. Masland and Sons Carpet Co., where he served as a sales training manager. Mr. Brillon is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; two sons; and two grandsons. 

James F. Coakley Sr.
Jan. 1, 2000
In Greenwich (Conn.) Woods Health Care Center, at 89. Prior to his retirement in 1975, Mr. Coakley had served as an area director of the Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Division of the U.S. Department of Labor. He had also worked as a correspondent for the United Press International, covering Holy Cross football and basketball games as well as political election news and golf tournaments at Pleasant Valley Country Club in Sutton, Mass. An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Coakley served in Hawaii. He is survived by a son; a daughter; and four grandchildren. His brother was the late John P. '27. 

Francis A. Ford
Feb. 21, 2000
At his Palos Verdes, Calif., home, at 87, after an illness. Prior to his retirement in 1977, Mr. Ford had been a chemist at the Stauffer Chemical Co. for many years. At one time, he had also taught at Fitchburg (Mass.) State College. An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Ford later served in the Reserves. He is survived by his wife, Clara; two daughters; two granddaughters; a nephew; three nieces; and grandnephews and grandnieces. 

Joseph G. Keefe Jr.
Dec. 16, 1999
In Rose Hawthorne Lathrop Home, Fall River, Mass., at 85. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Keefe had been an iron worker for the Ornamental Steel and Ironworkers Union, Local 37, based in East Providence, R.I., for more than 30 years. He had also worked as a service associate for the Waring-Ashton-Sullivan, Coughlin and O'Rourke Funeral Home for 20 years. An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Keefe served in the Europe theater with the 212th field artillery unit out of Fall River. The recipient of the Purple Heart, Silver Star and Bronze Star with one Oak Leaf Cluster, he participated in the D-Day invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Keefe is survived by a son; a daughter; several nephews and nieces; and several grandnephews and grandnieces.

Herve S. Robert
Dec. 10, 1999
In Shrewsbury (Mass.) Nursing Home, at 86. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Robert had served as the executive director of the United Way in the Fall River area, Rhode Island and Connecticut, for many years. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served in the North Atlantic, North Africa and Europe, earning the rank of lieutenant commander. Prior to World War II, Mr. Robert had been an executive with the Boys Scouts of America in Boston and Waterbury, Conn. He had been a member of the President's Council at Holy Cross. Mr. Robert is survived by a cousin; and nephews and nieces.

1937

James F. Cosgrove III, M.D.
Jan. 31, 2000
At his Shrewsbury, Mass., home, at 84. Dr. Cosgrove, an ophthalmologist, maintained a private practice in Worcester for 37 years, until his retirement in 1986. During his career, he provided free medical treatment to patients in financial need; from 1949 to 1965, he operated a free eye clinic two days a week, one at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester and one at Worcester City Hospital. Dr. Cosgrove also served as chief of the ophthalmology and eye surgery department from 1955 to 1986 at St. Vincent Hospital. From 1963 until 1986, he was an associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. During World War II, Dr. Cosgrove served as a physician in the Army. He is survived by a son, James F. IV '70; three daughters; and six grandchildren. 

Bernard L. Spaeth
Jan. 27, 2000
At Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, Fla., at 84. Prior to his retirement in 1990, Mr. Spaeth had been a realtor with the Mel Foster Co., Davenport, Iowa. He was also the former owner of the Pabst Blue Ribbon distributorship in Moline. A World War II veteran, Mr. Spaeth had served with the Army Air Corps. He is survived by two sons; three brothers, Carl J. '40, Louis O. '42 and James F. '44; five sisters; and a granddaughter. His brother was the late Anton P. '51. 

George D. Storm
Nov. 28, 1999
In the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, Edison, N.J., at 83. Mr. Storm, who had worked for the American Smelting and Refining Co. in Perth Amboy, N.J., for 32 years, retired in 1979 as an assistant plant superintendent. During World War II, he served in the Navy at the ammunition depot in Crane, Ind. Mr. Storm is survived by his wife, Regina; and a son. 

1938

Francis X. Joubert
Dec. 12, 1999
In Bolton (Mass.) Manor Nursing Home, at 86, after a short illness. Mr. Joubert, who retired in 1975, served in the Marlboro (Mass.) school system for 37 years. Beginning his teaching career at the Mitchell Elementary School in 1939, he returned there to teach in 1945 after completing his military service during World War II; he was named principal of the school in 1950. A Navy veteran, he had served as a lieutenant junior grade and a gunnery officer on transport ships in the North Atlantic during the war. At Holy Cross, Mr. Joubert had played varsity baseball and football; he was later named to the Athletic Hall of Fame. Before beginning his teaching career, he played semipro baseball in New England and New York state. Mr. Joubert is survived by four sons; two daughters; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nephews and nieces. 

Francis X. Lambert
Nov. 27, 1999
At Arlington (Va.) Hospital, of a stroke, at 82. Mr. Lambert retired in 1978 after 28 years of service in the Foreign Service. At the start of his career, he was posted to Germany; he subsequently served in Austria, Panama and Ceylon. From 1962 until 1968 he was assigned to the State Department in Washington, D.C. After serving one year as a visiting professor at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Mr. Lambert was appointed deputy consul general in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a position he held until 1974. He then served three years as consul general in Monterrey, Mexico. Mr. Lambert worked at the State Department until his retirement and subsequently served as a consultant on a part-time basis. One of the responsibilities of his career was to oversee preparations for the opening of the U.S. diplomatic mission in China. An Army veteran of World War II, he served in North Africa, Italy and France; he was awarded a Silver Star for gallantry in action in Tunisia and two Purple Hearts. Mr. Lambert is survived by his wife, Elinor; four sons; four daughters; and 12 grandchildren. 

Preston J. O'Toole
Dec. 13, 1999
At the Cape Regency Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Centerville, Mass., at 83, after a long illness. Mr. O'Toole owned his own insurance business from 1952 until 1964. After moving to Paramus, N.J., in 1954, he became active in town government, serving the borough of Paramus in three capacities: elected town councilman from 1958 to 1963; elected collector/
treasurer in 1964; and as town administrator, from 1975 until his retirement in 1981. A staff sergeant in the Army during World War II, he served in Europe in the Third Army commanded by Gen. George S. Patton. Mr. O'Toole is survived by his wife, Doris; two sons, Kevin C. '72 and Preston J. Jr. '78; a brother; and two grandchildren. 

1939

Charles V. Banks
Nov. 7, 1999
At Troy Hills Center, Parsippany, N.J., at 81, after a long illness. Prior to his retirement in 1980, Mr. Banks had been a sales representative with the Wilson Sporting Goods Co., Edison, N.J., for 30 years. He served as a captain in the Army during World War II and the Korean War. Mr. Banks is survived by his wife, Donna; four sons; two daughters; and 13 grandchildren. 

1940

Frank C. Altomare
Jan. 28, 2000
At the University of Massachusetts Memorial Center- Memorial Campus, at 83. Prior to his retirement in 1984, Mr. Altomare had been assistant clerk of courts for 30 years. During World War II, he served in the Army. Mr. Altomare is survived by his wife, Frances; a son; a daughter; a brother; a sister; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nephews and nieces. 

John F. Foley
Jan. 28, 2000
In St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, at 81. Prior to his retirement in 1984, Mr. Foley had been the director of claims and claims prevention for Holmes Transportation Inc., Framingham, Mass., for 35 years. Previously, he worked for the Henry Jenkins Transportation Co. Mr. Foley had been active in many community and religious organizations, including the Boy Scouts. Joining Boy Scout Troop 88 in 1931, he served as scoutmaster, troop committee and institutional representative. Founder of the Worcester Diocesan Catholic Lay Committee on Scouting and a founder and chairman of the Mohegan Council Lay Committee, he received the St. George Award from Bishop Wright, the Silver Beaver from the Mohegan Council and the Scoutmaster's Key Award. Mr. Foley had been a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Mildred; two sons, including William T. '68; a daughter; seven grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.

Richard M. Kilfoyle, M.D.
Dec. 14, 1999
At Harbor House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Hingham, Mass., at 80. Dr. Kilfoyle began his medical practice in Weymouth, Mass., in 1952. He subsequently served as chief of orthopedics at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth and as chief of orthopedics and medical director at the Massachusetts Hospital School for Crippled Children in Canton. From 1954 until 1983, Dr. Kilfoyle was the chief of orthopedic service at Carney Hospital, Dorchester, where he established a residency training program in orthopedic surgery. During his career, he was the founder of several medical societies, including the New England Orthopedic Society, which sponsors the annual Kilfoyle Lecture in his honor. From 1985 until 1988, Dr. Kilfoyle served as a library trustee in Hull, Mass. He received his medical degree from Tufts University in 1943 and completed his specialty training at several Boston hospitals; while attending medical school, he was commissioned as a lieutenant junior grade in the Navy. Dr. Kilfoyle is survived by his wife, Eleanor; three sons, including Michael J., M.D., '71 and Richard M. '74; five daughters; a brother, Joseph D. '49; a sister; and 10 grandchildren. His brother was the late Thomas E., M.D. '43. 

1941

John E. Shea Jr.
Jan. 20, 2000
In Faulkner Hospital, Jamaica Plain, Mass., at 80. During his career, Mr. Shea had managed the family-owned business, the Shea and Manton Electrotyping Co. in Boston. He subsequently worked as a quality control supervisor for New England Paperboard and Federal Paperboard, retiring in 1985. Mr. Shea served in the Navy during World War II. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; a son; four daughters; a sister; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

1942

Stanley H. Danowitz
Dec. 27, 1999
In Roper Hospital, Charleston, S.C., at 80. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Danowitz had been associated for many years with Uniroyal Inc. He had been a member of the President's Council. Mr. Danowitz is survived by his wife, Caroline; a daughter; and a brother, Edward F. '43. 

Edward J. Malloy
Jan. 21, 2000
In New York, at 79. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Malloy had been associated with the Gelco Insurance Co., Woodbury, N.Y. During World War II, he served as a captain with the U.S. Marine Corps 3rd Division and witnessed the raising of the flag by the Allies on Iwo Jima. Wounded in action in Guam, Mr. Malloy was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He is survived by his wife, Jane; a son; a daughter; and two grandchildren. 

Francis P. McNally
Jan. 24, 2000
At his Clinton (Mass.) home, at 81, after a brief illness. Prior to his retirement in 1984, Mr. McNally had been an English teacher in the Clinton public school system for 37 years. Previously, he had worked for the Massachusetts Department of Commerce in Boston. An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. McNally served in the Pacific. He had been a member of the Holy Cross Club of Worcester. Mr. McNally is survived by his wife, Jean; two daughters; a brother; three sisters; several nephews and nieces; and grandnephews and grandnieces. 

Thomas P. O'Boyle
Jan. 18, 2000
At Evanston (Ill.) Hospital, at 79. Prior to his retirement, Mr. O'Boyle had served as senior vice president at Trans Union Corp., Chicago, Ill., and president of Ecodyne Corp., a subsidiary of Trans Union. At the start of his career, he worked for the Chicago law firm of Crowell and Leibman. A Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. O'Boyle had been a fighter pilot assigned to the Bunker Hill aircraft carrier in the Pacific. He had been a member of the President's Council at Holy Cross. Mr. O'Boyle is survived by his wife, Nan; two sons, including Thomas D. '67; four daughters; two sisters; and four grandchildren. His brothers were the late John W. '36, James E. '46 and Robert F., M.D., '52.

1943

Francis M. Foley
Jan. 28, 2000
At his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., at 77. Mr. Foley, who practiced law in Pompano Beach and Lighthouse Point, Fla., since 1967, performed pro bono work among the poor and disenfranchised for more than 30 years in South Florida. At the start of his career, he practiced law in the Holyoke-Springfield, Mass., area prior to relocating to Fort Lauderdale 34 years ago. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served in the Pacific; recalled to active duty during the Korean War, he was a staff legal officer in Japan and Washington, D.C. Mr. Foley is survived by his wife, Muriel; a son; a daughter; two grandchildren; three nephews and five nieces. 

Edmund L. McNamara
Feb. 20, 2000
At his home in West Roxbury, Mass., of heart failure, at 79. During his career, Mr. McNamara had served as the Boston Police Commissioner, from 1962 until 1972. He subsequently joined Ogden Security Inc. in Boston as its president. A Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. McNamara had been a PT Boat commander in the South Pacific, earning the silver star for courageous action under fire. After his discharge, he played in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Pittsburgh Steelers. At Holy Cross, Mr. McNamara had played three years on the varsity football team. Appointed a special agent for the FBI in 1945, he served in this capacity for 16 years. Mr. McNamara is survived by his wife, Marie; two sons; three daughters, including Dorothy M. '82; two brothers; and 10 grandchildren.

1944

Frank E. Powers Jr.
Dec. 24, 1999
At Arlington (Va.) Hospital, at 76. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Powers had been a civilian employee of the Navy Department in Washington, D.C. Commissioned an ensign in the Navy during World War II, he served in the Pacific as commander of LST 919; he was recalled to service during the Korean War. Mr. Powers had been a Holy Cross class agent. He is survived by a brother. 

1945

Brother Lorenzo, C.F.X.
Nov. 10, 1999
At Colonial Heights Nursing Home, Lawrence, Mass., at 77. From 1947 until his retirement in 1994, Brother Lorenzo (Thomas E. Hayes) taught at several Xaverian Brothers-sponsored schools in Massachusetts, New York, Maryland and Kentucky. His assignments included Malden Catholic High School, St. John's Prep, Danvers, and St. John's High School, Shrewsbury, all in Massachusetts. He entered the Xaverian Brothers order in 1942. Brother Lorenzo is survived by a sister-in-law; and several nephews and nieces. 

Francis H. White Jr.
Feb. 3, 2000
At Brockton (Mass.) Hospital, at 74. Prior to his retirement, Mr. White had maintained a private law practice in Boston. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served as commander of a minesweeper in the Pacific. Recalled to active duty in 1951, Mr. White served as a military aide in the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. During the Korean War, he was attached to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations as a briefing officer to the chiefs of staff. Mr. White is survived by his wife, Ruth; three sons; two daughters; a sister; and eight grandchildren. 

1946

Edward T. Alberta
Jan. 17, 2000
At Reston (Va.) Hospital, of congestive heart failure, at 76. Retired Capt. Edward T. Alberta, USN, served in the military for 30 years. Enlisting in the Navy at the start of World War II, he served in the Pacific and then entered the V-12 Officer Training Program at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.. Following his graduation from Holy Cross in 1946, he was commissioned an ensign. Mr. Alberta later served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. During his career, he was staff chief of naval operations and Naval Communication Command headquarters, in Washington, D.C. Mr. Alberta was the recipient of the Legion of Merit and two Navy commendation medals with combat V's. Following his retirement from the military in 1972, he worked as a communication-electronics consultant with defense firms in the Washington, D.C., area. Mr. Alberta is survived by his wife, Grace; two sons; and three grandchildren. 

Walter G. Murphy
Feb. 5, 2000
In Massachusetts, at 74. Mr. Murphy, an attorney in Boston for more than 50 years, founded the law firm of Murphy and White, which later became Murphy and Mitchell and then Murphy Demarco and O'Neill. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served aboard the USS Barton in the Pacific. Mr. Murphy is survived by three sons, including Walter G. Jr. '71 and Robert J. '77; a daughter; a daughter-in-law, Judithann Ojerholm '77; and 10 grandchildren.

1949

Walter J. Larkin Jr., M.D.
Oct. 15, 1999
At his home, at 72, after an illness. Dr. Larkin had been the co-founder and president of OB-GYN Consultants Inc. in Scranton, Pa. In addition to serving as the chief of the obstetrics and gynecology department at the Community Medical Center, he had been on the staff at CMC, Mercy Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital, Carbondale, prior to retirement. A captain in the Air Force from 1956 until 1958, he served at Hill Field in Utah. Dr. Larkin is survived by his wife, Patricia; two sons; two daughters; a sister; a granddaughter; and nephews and nieces. His brother was the late Robert M., M.D., '56.

James Oulighan
Feb. 12, 2000
At his home in Cumberland, R.I., at 73. Mr. Oulighan had served as membership director for the Greater Providence (R.I.) Chamber of Commerce from 1987 to 1995. Previously, he had been a sales executive for Unisys (formerly Burroughs Corp.) in Worcester, retiring in 1986. A World War II veteran, he had served in the Navy. Mr. Oulighan is survived by his wife, Doris; a son; a daughter; four sisters; and five grandchildren. 

1950

John R. Coyle
Nov. 27, 1999
In Stanardsville, Va., at 71. Prior to his retirement in 1987, Mr. Coyle had been a senior partner in the Washington, D.C., law firm of Ogden Coyle and Ostmann for approximately 15 years. He began his career with the CIA as an operations officer and served a tour in East Asia. Returning to Washington, D.C., in the 1960s, he pursued a law degree at Georgetown University. Mr. Coyle is survived by his wife, Leona; a son; a daughter; two brothers; and seven grandchildren. 

Allister D. Rawding Jr.
Jan. 15, 2000
In St. Mary's Healthcare Center, Worcester, at 75. Prior to his retirement in 1989, Mr. Rawding worked in the city of Worcester data processing department for 25 years. Previously, he had been associated for 15 years with the American Steel and Wire Co. An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Rawding later served in the Massachusetts Army National Guard. He is survived by a brother; three sisters; and several nephews and nieces. 

 

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