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  In Memoriam




Everett L. Ashe
Sept. 16, 1999
At Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass., of lymphoma, at 66. Prior to his retirement in 1990, Mr. Ashe had been vice president of contracts and management at Sanders, a Lockheed Martin company in Nashua, N.H. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he retired from the Naval Reserves as a lieutenant commander. He is survived by his wife, Theresa; two daughters; a brother, Emmett J. Jr. '51; a sister; a grandson; and several nephews and nieces. 


Denis J. Donovan, M.D.
Sept. 5, 1999
At the New York United Hospital Medical Center, Port Chester, at 65. Dr. Donovan, who maintained a medical practice in Rye, N.Y., had most recently been chairman of the department of family practice at the New York United Hospital Medical Center. He had also been a former member of the Medical Board, preceptor of medical students at New York Presbyterian Hospital and New York Medical College in Rye, police and fire surgeon and Rye City School District physician. Dr. Donovan is survived by his wife, Lin; three sons; five daughters; and 14 grandchildren.


Paul J. Hintelmann Jr.
July 28, 1999
At the Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank, N.J., at 62. For the past 37 years, Mr. Hintelmann had worked as an insurance and financial services representative for Prudential Insurance, most recently in Oakhurst, N.J. He was past president of the National Association of Life Underwriters. Mr. Hintelmann is survived by his wife, Maureen; two daughters; and two brothers.


Philip T. Cunningham
Nov. 6, 1999
At his home in Alexandria, Va. Prior to his retirement in 1998, Mr. Cunningham had been chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Microdyne Corp. of Alexandria, Va. A retired commander, he had served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years. Following his retirement from the military in 1979, he founded Basic Technology Corp. in Alexandria. After selling the company, he started the Federal Technology Corp., serving as chairman of the board and president; the company name was later changed when the Federal Technology Corp. absorbed the Microdyne Co. of Florida. He is survived by his wife Lizanne; a son; five daughters; a sister; and two grandsons.

William J. Lally
Sept. 26, 1999
At the Waveny Care Center in Connecticut, at 61. A certified financial planner, Mr. Lally had headed his own firm, Lally and Associates, Inc., New Canaan, Conn. A former president of the Fairfield County Chapter of the International Association for Financial Planning, Inc., he was also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. In addition, Mr. Lally had served on the boards of the Chamber of Commerce and the New Canaan Historical Society. He is survived by his wife, Janet Lou; five daughters; and seven grandchildren.


August Paul Cervini Jr.
Sept. 8, 1999
At his home in Worcester, Mass., at 61. Mr. Cervini had most recently been a physical education teacher in the Webster (Mass.) public school system for 30 years. He had previously worked for General Motors Acceptance Corp. A member of the basketball team at Holy Cross, Mr. Cervini served as a referee for several years. He is survived by two sons; four daughters; a sister; and a granddaughter.


Rev. Michael J. Doyle 
Aug. 3, 1999
At Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass., at 57. Fr. Doyle had most recently been coordinator of the Spanish Apostolate, from June 1990 to the time of his death. As a curate, he was first assigned to Notre Dame Church, Adams, Mass., and later to Our Lady of Hope Church in Springfield, Mass. From 1970 to 1973, Fr. Doyle served at St. Michael's Cathedral. After receiving his master's degree from Catholic University, Washington, D.C., in 1970, he was associated with Catholic Charities in the Springfield Diocese. During this time, he was a chaplain at the Hampden County Jail and the Hampden County Training School in Agawam, Mass. Fr. Doyle taught at Elms College in Chicopee from 1971 to 1974. He was assigned to St. Matthew's Church in the Indian Orchard section from 1973-1978 and then served at St. Mary's Church until 1984. Fr. Doyle served two terms on the Diocesan Senate from 1972 to 1978 and was director of the annual Catholic Stewardship Appeal from 1982 to 1997. He was appointed pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church, Springfield, in 1984, and the administrator of All Souls Church Parish, also in Springfield, in 1997. Fr. Doyle served on many boards, including the Our Lady of Providence Home for Children in Brightside, Mass., and the Massachusetts Catholic Conference in Boston. He is survived by cousins. 


Raymond Sprindzunas
July 22, 1999
At his home in Florida, at 57. Mr. Sprindzunas had jointly owned and operated RJS Homes Inc. in Northboro, Mass., for 10 years. Previously, he had been a regional manager for the state Department of Public Health in Central Massachusetts for more than 10 years. Mr. Sprindzunas had also been a business consultant and manager of the Milford downtown partnership. He is survived by a son; a daughter; his mother; a sister; and nephews and nieces.


Edward M. Walsh
Aug. 27, 1999
In New York, at 50. Prior to his retirement in 1997, Mr. Walsh had been a clerk for the County of Westchester, N.Y. He is survived by five brothers, including William J. Jr., M.D., '60 and Francis X., M.D., '63; and three sisters. His father was the late William J. '34.


Paul V. Hajjar
July 27, 1999
At Saints Memorial Medical Center, Lowell, Mass., at 49. A certified public accountant, Mr. Hajjar had been associated with the Lowell, Mass.-based Village Concepts Inc. He had also been an associate professor at Rivier College, Nashua, N.H. Mr. Hajjar is survived by a son; two daughters; two brothers; two sisters; an aunt; and several nephews and nieces.


Daniel L. O'Donnell Jr.
Oct. 5, 1999
At South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, Mass., at 49. Mr. O'Donnell had most recently been vice president of the Trans-Global Mortgage Services, South Easton, Mass., for eight years. Previously, he had worked as a mortgage broker for Northern Financial, Hanover, Mass., for seven years, and as a social worker for the Massachusetts Department of Welfare in Hingham and Norwell for 10 years. He is survived by his wife, Janice; and two daughters.

Richard K. Skinner 
Sept. 2, 1999
At Sentara General Hospital, Norfolk, Va., of cancer, at 47. Dr. Skinner, a chiropractor, owned the Skinner Chiropractic Clinic in Seattle, Wash., for eight years, until 1997. Previously, he had been a math and science teacher at the Hebron Academy in Maine, for several years. Dr. Skinner is survived by his wife, Paulette Florio; his parents; four brothers; and eight nephews and nieces. 


Gary H. Houser
Sept. 16, 1999
In Branford, Conn., at 47. Mr. Houser, a certified public accountant, had most recently been associated with the firm of Searles and Houser, LLC. Previously, he had been employed with the former firm of Haskins and Sells in New York City, the former Penn Central Corp. of Greenwich, Conn., and Cole, Frago, Cusick, Chestler and Co., Wethersfield, Conn. He is survived by his mother; and a sister.


Matthew Christian Larkin
July 13, 1999
In White Plains, N.Y., at 41. Mr. Larkin had most recently volunteered at the Children's Museum of Chicago, Ill. Previously, he had worked in the corporate insurance field. Mr. Larkin is survived by his mother and father, Philip C., M.D., '45; four brothers, including Timothy J. '78 and Edward W. '75; two sisters; and 12 nephews and nieces.


Mark V. Robichaud
Sept. 18, 1999
At his home in Broadview, Ill, of cancer, at 40. Most recently, Mr. Robichaud had been a regional sales manager with Hirose Electronics in Broadview, Ill. He is survived by his wife, Alison; his parents; and two brothers.


Beverly J. Cass
Sept. 14, 1999
At the Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, Mass., at 34. A certified public accountant, Ms. Cass had been associated with Coopers & Lybrand in Albany, N.Y., and Boston, Mass. She had also been an account executive at the Boston Edison Co. Inc. Ms. Cass is survived by her parents; a brother; two sisters; a nephew; and four nieces.

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