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.,
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.
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.
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.
Rev. Francis J. Griffin,
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
John R. Brillon Sr.
Feb. 6, 2000
At the Hutton Nursing
Home, Kingston, N.Y.,
at 85, after a long
illness. During his
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
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.
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;
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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,
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.
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.
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
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.
Edward T. Alberta
Jan. 17, 2000
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.
Walter J. Larkin Jr., M.D.
Oct. 15, 1999
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.
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
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.