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  In Memoriam




Anthony V. Starzynski
May 11, 2000
At his home in Hopkinton, Mass., at 70, after an illness. Prior to his retirement in 1988, Mr. Starzynski had been a comptroller at the former Cushing Hospital in Framingham, Mass. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; three daughters; a brother; a sister; and nine grandchildren.


Edward T. Duffy
March 4, 2000
At his home in Canton, Mass., at 67, after a brief illness. Prior to his retirement in 1998, Mr. Duffy had been the owner of C.W. Crowell & Sons Market in Canton for 44 years. At the start of his career, he had worked in marketing for the Procter & Gamble Co. Mr. Duffy is survived by his wife, Marie; two sons; five daughters; and 12 grandchildren. 

Thomas H. King Sr.
March 25, 2000
At Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, D.C., at 69. Prior to his retirement in 1990, Mr. King had been a district sales manager with Upjohn Pharmaceuticals in Maryland for 35 years. During the Korean War, he served in the Army. Mr. King is survived by his wife, Ann; five sons; three daughters; two brothers, John E. '49 and Francis L. '52; two sisters; 15 grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.

Richard J. Salamon
March 22, 2000
In Glastonbury, Conn., at 67. Prior to his retirement in 1997, Mr. Salamon had been a professor in the department of physics and earth science at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain for 31 years. Previously, he had taught science at Warren (Mass.) High School from 1959 to 1965. An Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he served in England and the United States. Mr. Salamon is survived by his wife, Marie; a daughter; two grandchildren; aunts; and cousins.


John W. Buckley, D.D.S.
April 6, 2000
In Scranton, Pa., at 68, after a long illness. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Buckley had practiced dentistry for many years in Stony Brook, N.Y., and Honesdale, Pa. Active in community service, he was a founder, board member and president of the local Habitat for Humanity program in Honesdale. During his career, he offered free dental services to migrant farm workers on Long Island, N.Y., and later to participants of the Job Corps in Callicoon, N.Y. Dr. Buckley had been a Holy Cross class agent. He is survived by his wife, Arlene; three sons; three daughters; eight grandchildren; and two sisters. 


Roland Forasté, M.D.
April 27, 2000
In Stratford, Conn., of injuries sustained in an accident, at 62. Dr. Forasté had maintained a practice in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry in New York City for many years and, also, in Greenwich, Conn. He had served as the medical director of psychiatry for U.S. Healthcare and Total Health, New York; director, secretary and president of the Society for Adolescent Psychiatry-New York, Inc.; and continuing medical education officer for the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Forasté is survived by his mother; three brothers, Paul F., M.D., '62, Roger '66 and John '67; and nephews and nieces. 

Robert E. Wall
March 17, 2000
In Connecticut Hospice, Branford, at 62. Mr. Wall had served seven years as vice president of academic affairs at Fairfield (Conn.) University. Previously, he had been vice president of academic affairs at Gannon University in Erie, Pa., and provost and acting vice president of academic affairs at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, N.J. During the 1980s, Mr. Wall served as provost of Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. A scholar of 17th century Colonial American history, he had written several books and articles on the subject; he was also the author of a series of novels entitled Canadians as well as other works of fiction. Mr. Wall is survived by his wife, Regina; two sons; three daughters; a sister; and four grandchildren. 


William J. Walsh
April 14, 2000
In Clinton (Mass.) Hospital, at 60. Mr. Walsh had taught English at Clinton middle and high schools for 29 years and served three years as vice principal of the high school; he had also coached Clinton athletics. Mr. Walsh is survived by his wife, Donna; a son; an aunt; and several cousins. 


Howard E. Hurley Jr.
May 10, 2000
At his home in Falls Church, Va., after a battle with cancer, at 58. Mr. Hurley had been a consultant with SEMCOR in Arlington, Va., for the past two years. Previously, he had been a comptroller for the U.S. Department of Defense, NAV-Air UAV division, for 29 years. Mr. Hurley served with the Air Force during the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife, Marina; a son; a brother; a granddaughter; and nephews and nieces. 


Donato A. Tomasello
May 1, 2000
In the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center-Memorial campus, after a brief illness, at 51. Mr. Tomasello had been a tax consultant for more than 20 years. He is survived by his mother; a sister; and two nephews. 


Joseph J. Winters
March 3, 2000
In the Gateway Care Center, Eatontown, N.J., at 50. Mr. Winters had been a computer systems programmer for the Whittaker Corp. of Fort Monmouth, N.J. He is survived by a daughter; uncles and aunts; and cousins, Richard C. Smith '77 and David M. Smith '80. 


Capt. Denis V. Army, USN
May 16, 2000
At his home in Chesapeake, Va., at 46. Capt. Army, who had served in the Navy for 25 years, had most recently been stationed at Surflant. Previously, he had been the commanding officer of both the USS A.W. Radford and the USS Cape St. George. Commissioned an ensign in 1975, he served aboard the USS Dahlgren, USS C.U. Ricketts and USS Comte DeGrasse. Capt. Army had also served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations as Head, Surface Strike Program. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth M. '76; a son; a daughter; his mother; four sisters; and numerous nephews and nieces. His father was the late Vincent T. '42. 


Robert C. Plante
May 28, 2000
At his home in Montpelier, Vt., at 45. Mr. Plante had been the co-founder and manager of the Capital Grounds Coffee House in Montpelier since 1998. He is survived by his parents; four brothers; and a sister.


Patricia A. Keresey
May 7, 2000
In Gardner, Mass., at 43. Ms. Keresey had been a software engineer at Raytheon Corp. in Tewksbury and Sudbury, Mass., for 22 years. She is survived by her parents; a brother; and a sister. 


Margaret A. Aiello
May 26, 2000
At the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Md. Mrs. Aiello had been vice president of the Crestar Bank in Washington, D.C. She is survived by her husband, Frank Vespe '81; her mother; a brother; two sisters; nephews and nieces; and uncles and aunts. 


John H. Price
May 5, 2000
At the Worcester (Mass.) Medical Center, of injuries sustained in an accident, at 20. A third-year student from Glyndon, Md., John was a religious studies major; he had recently been elected captain of the College lacrosse team for the 2001 season. As a student at Holy Cross, he had been involved in community service, volunteering at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and the Massachusetts Welfare Protection Association. A 1997 graduate of Loyola Blakefield, Towson, Md., he had played varsity football and lacrosse and volunteered at St. Ignatius Loyola Academy, a tuition-free Jesuit middle school for inner-city children in Baltimore. John is survived by his parents; two brothers; a sister; his paternal grandparents; uncles and aunts; and cousins. 


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