Evelyn Jillson Maloy ’29, of Cupertino, Calif.; April 22. She was a retired elementary-school principal. She was active in community, educational, and professional organizations. After retiring, she became a member of the Riverside County Grand Jury. She is survived by a son, five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Hector D. Laudati ’31, of East Greenwich, R.I.; May 9. He practiced law in Providence for sixty years, served on the Providence City Council for eight terms, and was instrumental in its achievement of a home rule charter. During World War II he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He continued to serve his community by sponsoring a Little League team for more than fifty years. He enjoyed golf and playing the piano. He is survived by his wife, Edythe; a son; two daughters, including Rosalyn Laudati ’71; and two grandchildren.
Joel A. Rogers ’31, of St. Louis; Apr. 26. He was the former chairman and chief executive officer of the C.V. Mosby Co. in St. Louis. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He served on the boards of the Visiting Nurses Association and the Salvation Army of St. Louis. He is survived by his wife, Roberta, and a sister.
Francis H. Cary ’33, of North Scituate, R.I.; Apr. 29. He was an employee of the General Signal Corp. for thirty-five years and was self-employed for ten years as an engineering consultant until he retired in 1980. He was past chairman of the Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Tool Engineers and past president of the Scituate Lions Club. He was also a member of the North Scituate Baptist Church, the Valley Country Club, and the R.I. Seniors Golf Association. An avid golfer, he played on the Brown golf team and became a 1934 R.I. Public Links Champion and a Club Champion of two courses. He is survived by two sisters and several nieces and nephews.
Edward H. Peterson ’35, of Edgewood, Pa.; May 6. Before his retirement, he was the supervising editor for Westinghouse’s printing division and continued as a consultant until the age of 85. He was a member of the American Scandinavian Foundation, the Swedish Forum, the VASA Lodge of Pittsburgh, and the Nationality Council of the University of Pittsburgh. He served as a lay pastor for the Swedish Lutheran Church and as an elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Edgewood. He was a concert pianist and director of the Mendelssohn Choir. He enjoyed playing tennis and being involved with the Boy Scouts of America. He is survived by two daughters, a son, nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Edwin Lewis Read Jr. ’35, of Tucson, Ariz.; Apr. 20. He was a real estate broker. Earlier he had been president and treasurer of the Book House for Children, a subscription book-publishing company. During World War II he served in the U.S. Naval Air Reserve. He was an active member in the Palo Verde Kiwanis Club and the Tucson Medical Center Auxiliary. He enjoyed flying, taking photographs, and playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; a daughter; two sons; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Helen Hartigan Mullen ’36, of Burlington, Conn.; Jun. 9. She was an elementary-school secretary for more than thirty years. She was a life member, and the oldest living member, of the Burlington Congregational Church and served as vice chairman of the Republican town committee. She is survived by a daughter; two sons; including James ’61; eight grandchildren, including James Mullen ’91 and Joyce Mullen ’84; and twenty-one great-grandchildren.
Dorothy Lingard Chilson ’37, of Attleboro, Mass.; May 12. She was very active in both civic and church affairs. She was a member of the New Century Club and served for many years on the board of directors of the Florence Hayward Sweet Clubhouse. She was also a charter member of the Attleboro Gardeners and belonged to the Second Congregational Church of Attleboro. She is survived by two sons, four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Laurence M. Bairstow ’39, of Colonial Beach, Va.; May 5. He was a retired U.S. Air Force colonel. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross. He is survived by his wife, Inez.
Phil J. Feiner ’39, of San Francisco; Apr. 26. He was a retired employee of the U.S. Department of Labor and volunteered during his retirement at the Seton Medical Center. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the European theater. He is survived by his wife, Helga; two sons; three daughters; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Frederick H. Greene Jr. ’39, of Brunswick, Me.; May 8. He was director of the New Enterprise Institute at the Univ. of Southern Maine. Before serving as director, he had a career at Corning Glass Works, was assistant director of the flight control lab at MIT, and was vice president and general manager of the National Research Corps. He was a captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945. He served on the Brunswick Board of Assessment Review and the board of Topsham-Brunswick Land Trust. He delivered Meals on Wheels and enjoyed sailing, climbing mountains, skiing, rowing, taking photographs, and singing. He is survived by his wife, Helen; three daughters; son Frederick ’72; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Millard A. Lovejoy ’39, of Venice, Fla.; May 20, after a short illness. He moved to Venice, Fla., after living in Hopedale, Mass. He was employed in the accounting department of the former Draper Corp. in Hopedale for thirty-nine years and retired in 1978. During World War II he served as a navigator in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the Montgomery Lodge and was a former high priest in the Mount Lebanon Royal Arch Chapter of Masons. He was also a founding member of the Hopedale Country Club. He enjoyed playing tennis and reading. He is survived by his wife, Joan; three stepsons; a stepdaughter; eight step-grandchildren; and eleven step-great-grandchildren.
Albert Mell ’39, of Flushing, N.Y.; Mar. 1. He is survived by his wife, Marion.
Helen Mulready Sammis ’39, of Medford, N.J.; Feb. 17. She served in leadership positions at the Huntington Hospital on Long Island, N.Y., and with Planned Parenthood of Long Island. Phi Beta Kappa. She enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles. She is survived by a son, three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Frederick E. King ’40, of Mobile, Ala.; Apr. 26. He was employed for more than twenty-five years with Jockey International and during the last three years of his tenure was managing director of Jockey’s Far Eastern operation, residing in Hong Kong. After retiring from Jockey, he moved to North Carolina, where he was a volunteer coordinator for the NPR affiliate WUNC and the Ronald McDonald House in Chapel Hill. He eventually moved to Mobile and briefly volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House there. He is survived by his wife, Jeanette, and a son.
William R. Lundgren ’42, of Livingston, Tex.; Jan. 21. He is survived by his wife, Martha.
Nathaniel H. Pulling ’42, of Eastham, Mass.; May 26. He was an engineer for General Electric and briefly taught at Harvard. During World War II he served in naval intelligence as a lieutenant commander. His memberships included the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Association for Advancement of Automotive Medicine, the Boston Camera Club, and the Professional Photographers of America. He enjoyed photography and travel.
Pardon E. Tillinghast ’42, of Middlebury, Vt.; May 13. He was a professor of history at Middlebury College until he retired in 1990. In 1985 an endowed professorship was established in his name. He authored two books that displayed his broad grasp of history. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by two daughters, including Elizabeth Oettinger ’70; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Sherrill Nettie Foster ’43, of East Hampton, N.Y.; Mar. 13. She was a columnist for the East Hampton Independent and a town historian. She enjoyed gardening, sailing, and traveling. She is survived by her daughter.
Warren A. Tanner Jr. ’43, of East Hartford, Conn.; May 7. Throughout his professional career he held management titles at several retail industries. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; a son; a daughter; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Donald B. Cheetham Jr. ’44, of Media, Pa.; Dec. 1, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Milagros.
Quentin B. Leonard ’44, of Laceys Spring, Ala.; Oct. 25, 2006.
Arthur M. Antinozzi ’45, of Oxford, Conn.; Apr. 28. He worked for the Connecticut State Police Auxiliary for twenty years and as an Oxford city police officer for twenty years. He was the former owner and operator of Daisy Hill Gardens in Derby, Conn. He served as founder and past president of the East End Hose Company and was also a member of the Social Sam’s RV Club. He is survived by his wife, Justine; a son; two daughters; and five grandchildren.
Lois Colinan Counihan ’45, of Pawtucket, R.I.; Apr. 29. She was a retired fourth-grade teacher at St. Dunstan’s School in Providence and an active member of the Pawtucket Junior Woman’s Club and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Pawtucket. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Livingston ’74 and Elizabeth Cirgenski ’75; two sons, including Robert ’80; and four grandchildren.
Walter F. Everard ’45, of Bowie, Md.; May 27. He was a U.S. Air Force flight engineer for twenty years, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. After retiring from the military, he began a second career as an English professor at Northwestern Senior High, Largo Senior High, Prince George’s Community College, and the Univ. of Maryland. He was a member of the Disabled Veterans Association, the National Education Association, and St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Bowie. He enjoyed reading and playing chess. He is survived by his wife, Helen; three daughters; and eight grandchildren.
John J. Wagner ’45, of Weehawken, N.J.; Apr. 16. He was an agent for the Prudential Insurance Co. until retiring in 1990. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Elsie; a daughter; a son; and two grandchildren.
Georgette Demopulos Martins ’46, of Newton, Mass.; Apr. 30. She was a retired teacher who maintained her intellectual curiosity in art, literature, and music into her ninth decade by attending Lifetime Learning courses in Newton and short-story discussion groups at the Newton Free Library. She is survived by her husband, George; two sons; and four grandchildren.
Norman A. Jerome ’47, of Appling, Ga.; May 29. He moved to Appling after living in Wickford, R.I. He was a retired executive vice president and general manager for the National Ring Traveler Company of Pawtucket, R.I. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by two daughters and one grandson.
Daniel F. Mansur ’47, of Salem, Mass.; Feb. 16, 2006, of leukemia. He worked as an architect for the U.S. General Services Administration, retiring in 1990. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the New England Camera Club and the Massachusetts Audubon Society and enjoyed taking photographs and painting in oils. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, 4 Kelley Rd., Salem, Mass. 01970.
W. Gerald White ’46, of Warwick, R.I.; May 10. He was an organist and choirmaster at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church for more than sixty years. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Guild of Organists and the Varnum Continentals. He is survived by two sisters and several nieces and nephews.
James H. Woloohojian ’47, of East Greenwich, R.I.; May 11. He was the founder and president of Woloohojian Realty Corporation and the Harwol Construction Company. In 1979 he was one of the first developers to construct affordable Section 8 housing in Rhode Island for both the elderly and families. He was a member of the R.I. Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders. As a proud Armenian, he belonged to the Armenian Students Association, the Armenian Assembly, and the Armenian General Benevolent Union, and was a member and supporter of the cultural committee of Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church in Providence. He enjoyed playing golf and serving as a board member of the Metacomet Country Club, and was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; a daughter; two sons; and six grandchildren.
Terence W. Mahoney ’48, of Dedham, Mass.; May 28, of heart failure. He worked at the Raytheon Co. for forty years, where he was responsible for international marketing. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Motor Torpedo Squadron 6. He was awarded a Bronze Star with Combat V. He was a member of the National PT Boat Association, Dedham VFW Post 2017, and American Legion Post 18. He is survived by his wife, Yoshie; a daughter; and two grandchildren.
Burton I. Samors ’48, of Providence; May 27, of a heart attack. He was the owner of Carpet Contract Remnant Corp. He was a member of Temple Beth El and the Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk, Mass. He is survived by his wife, Harriet; daughter, Patricia Benton ’79; son, Robert ’81; and six grandchildren.
Paul L. Flick ’49, of Inwood, W.Va.; Apr. 30. He was a retired minister. During World War II he served as a medic in the U.S. Army. In 1949 he played professional football for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is survived by his wife, Frances; one son; two daughters; two stepchildren; six grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Herbert F. Hayden ’49, of Swansea, Mass.; Mar. 28. He was a mechanical engineer for various area firms including the former Globe Manufacturing in Fall River, Mass., and Toyenco Manufacturing in Warwick, R.I. He retired in 1975, after which he worked as a registered professional engineer and an individual consultant. During World War II he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member of the American Societies of Mechanical and Professional Engineers and the First Christian Congregational Church in Swansea, which he served as treasurer, auditor, and trustee. He is survived by his wife, Martha; three daughters; and two grandchildren.
Robert F. Kelsey ’49, of Barrington, R.I.; May 2. He was a retired sales manager for the former Builders Iron Foundry Industries in Providence. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was an avid Brown football fan and enjoyed sailing and golfing. He is survived by three sons, a daughter, ten grandchildren, and one great-grandson.
John W. Linnell ’49, of Providence; May 9. He was a retired office manager for the Black Hawk Paper Corp. in East Providence. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the Acoaxet Club, Westport, Mass., and the Brown Faculty Club, and was a former member of the board of the Champlin Foundation. He was an avid golfer and Brown football fan. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; one daughter; and three grandchildren.
Earl Noblet ’49, of Narragansett, R.I.; May 5, of heart failure. He was a retired executive for Sinclair Petrochemicals in New York City and ARCO in Philadelphia. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Kingston (R.I.) Congregational Church and the American Chemical Society. He was an avid saltwater fisherman and stamp collector. He is survived by his wife, Constance, 120 West Bay Dr., Narragansett 02138; five sons; and ten grandchildren.
Jean R. Plante ’49, of Peabody, Mass.; Apr. 25. He was vice president of sales and marketing for the New England Gas and Electric Association in Cambridge until he retired in 1978. He then operated a home-based sign business and enjoyed woodworking and traveling. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Medfield. He is survived by a son, three daughters, and four grandchildren.
Robert B. Watson ’49, of Providence; May 28. He was an underwriter for Amica Mutual Insurance Co. until he retired in 1997. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Pawtucket (R.I.) Congregational Church and was secretary of his class. He is survived by his wife, Joann.
William V. Clarke ’50, of Cumberland, R.I.; Nov. 10, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy.
Emilie C. John Hagopian ’50, of Worcester, Mass.; May 9. She taught in the elementary schools of Providence; Shrewsbury, Mass.; and Germany before retiring in 1959. She was a member of and vocalist at Trinity United Methodist Church, as well as a member of the Salisbury Singers. She is survived by her husband, Miasnig; three sons; a daughter; and three grandchildren.
Arthur B. Jacobson ’50, of Jamaica Plain, Mass.; May 21, of renal failure. He headed the family business, Chicago Dressed Beef, in Worcester from 1975 to 1984. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a volunteer at the Shriners Hospital for Children, the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center (both in Boston), and Big Brothers in Worcester, where he fed the homeless. He established the Arthur B. and David B. Jacobson Judaic Studies Fund at Brown. He enjoyed playing golf, skiing, sailing, and biking. He is survived by his wife, Bobbe; two sons; a stepdaughter; and eight grandchildren.
William L. Milligan ’50, of Haverhill, Mass.; Oct. 22, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Genevieve.
Robert D. Moser ’50, of Sellersville, Pa.; May 31. He was a contract administrator for Fairchild Hiller, Hagerstown. During World War II he served with the U.S. Marines stationed on Guam. He is survived by two sons, daughter Margaret Moser ’81, and six grandchildren.
Kenneth A. Plant ’50, of Savannah, Ga.; May 3. He was a retired U.S. Air Force command pilot who served thirty-one years active duty. He was a veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force, he created his own company conducting research for the U.S. Department of Defense. He is survived by his wife, Bernice; a son; three daughters; three stepsons; and nine grandchildren.
Robert P. Allingham ’51, of Groton, Conn.; May 13. He was a research chemist for Pfizer, where he was responsible for numerous discoveries in the food industry and pharmaceutical fields. He retired in 1993. At various times he was a winemaker, an information-systems designer, a model-boat builder for the Mystic Seaport Watercraft Collection, a sailor, and a member of the Groton city council. He enjoyed gardening and traveling. He was a member of Bishop Seabury Episcopal Church in Groton, the board of directors of the Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut, and the board of directors of the Shenecossett Beach Club. He is survived by his wife, Mary; a daughter; two sons; and seven grandchildren.
Anton W. Bantel ’51, of Greensboro, N.C.; May 2. A retired employee of AT&T, he served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Susan; two sons; a daughter; and four grandchildren.
Roy L. Forman ’51, of Providence; May 8. He was the owner of The Marathon Co. in Attleboro, Mass. He was a member of Temple Beth El and enjoyed playing the piano, gardening, and cheering the Boston Red Sox. He is survived by his wife, Joanne; sons Guy ’89 and Roger ’87; a daughter; and seven grandchildren.
Grace B. Kiernan ’51, of Taunton, Mass.; Jun. 8. She was a teacher at Norton High School for more than forty years, becoming English department head in 1955. She designed and instituted courses to help students explore the English language and was invited to Bermuda to present her curriculum. She was a member of the Massachusetts Teachers Association and the Morton Hospital Ladies Auxiliary.
Paul S. Nadler ’51, of Summit, N.J.; May 4. He was professor emeritus at the Rutgers Graduate School of Management, a columnist for American Banker for fifty years, and author of several banking books. He sat on bank boards, served as an adviser to regulators, and lectured for many years at the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by his wife Beverly; two daughters, including Julie Brin ’83; sons David ’96 and Saul ’99; and two grandchildren.
Anderson T. Scott ’51, of Hampton, Va.; Jun. 6. He was a physician for fifty years until he retired in 2001. He served in the U.S. Navy, attaining the rank of lieutenant, and was a member of St. Cyprian’s Episcopal church. He is survived by his wife, Sue; four sons; a daughter; and seven grandchildren.
Robert H. Scott ’51, of Evans, Ga.; Apr. 30. He was the vice president of marketing and sales for Edward Parkinson Manufacturing Co. until he retired in 1992. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Unity Lodge #34 F&AM and Palestine Shrine Temple. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy.
James G. Diedering ’52, of Rochester, N.Y.; Feb. 25. He is survived by his wife, Ruth.
Marshall A. Narva ’52, of Rockville, Md.; May 4, of respiratory failure. He was a research psychologist with the U.S. Army and later became a scientific investigator with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, from which he retired in 2004. He was a member of American Psychological Association, the Eastern Psychological Association, the Association of Psychological Science, and the Ergonomics Society. Phi Beta Kappa. In 1971 he was a founding member of Temple Beth Ami in Rockville. He is survived by his wife, Adele; two daughters; and a brother.
Isabel M. Gabriel ’53, of Lexington, Mass.; Feb. 17, of cancer. She was an administrative assistant. She is survived by her husband, Robert, 91 Blake Rd., Lexington, Mass. 02420.
Kenneth O. Gilmore ’53, of New York City; Apr. 15, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Janet.
Joseph C. Dickinson ’54, of Leeds, Mass.; Apr. 29. He was a life insurance agent for Massachusetts Mutual Insurance Co. He was very active in the Leeds community, serving as past president of the Kiwanis Club, head of the Tourist and Convention Bureau for the Chamber of Commerce, and board member and treasurer of the Three County Fair. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Willenbecher Dickinson ’56; three sons; two daughters, including Nina Lesher ’81; and twelve grandchildren.
Charles R. Karpovitz Sr. ’54, of Bloomington, Minn.; Dec. 18, 2005.
Douglas C. Maxwell ’54, of San Mateo, Calif.; May 28. He enjoyed a long career in banking as a credit analyst. He is survived by a son and daughter.
Jean McEwan Parker ’54, of Arnold, Md.; Jun. 15, of Alzheimer’s. She worked as a secretary for the Oceanic Division Bay Bridge Westinghouse/Northrop Grumman facility in Annapolis, Md. She volunteered in the communications section of the county police headquarters and enjoyed knitting. She is survived by her husband, Edgar; a daughter; a son; and four grandchildren.
Cabot B. Naylor ’55, of Grafton, Mass.; Mar. 26, of a heart attack. He was a retired self-employed architect. He served in the U.S. Army and the R.I. National Guard for twenty years. He was a member of the Grafton Historical Society and former director of the Willard Clock Museum. Traveling was his hobby. He is survived by his wife, Mildred, P.O. Box 231, 13 North St., Grafton, Mass. 01519-0231.
Louise Ridgway El Mokri ’56, of Philadelphia; Apr. 6.
Joseph F. Muse ’56, of Tucson, Ariz., Apr. 21, of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was employed by General Dynamics, now known as Raytheon Missile Systems, for thirty-seven years. He served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Naval Reserve. He is survived by his wife, Miyuki; two sons; a daughter; and five grandchildren.
Joseph E. Panarelli ’56, ’58 ScM, of Lincoln, Neb.; Jun. 14. He was an associate professor of engineering at the Univ. of Nebraska. He is survived by his wife, Madeleine; a daughter; and a son.
Jack D. Samuels ’56, of Los Angeles; May 3, due to complications from abdominal surgery. He had a successful legal career in both California and New York, serving as an assistant U.S. attorney for the southern district of New York and in the U.S. Department of Justice as a special assistant to the Deputy Attorney General, Byron R. White. He is survived by his wife, Janet; son Donald ’83; a daughter; and four grandchildren.
Theodore P. Ferguson Jr. ’57, of Coventry, R.I.; Apr. 30. He worked as a civil engineer for several companies before retiring. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and then in the R.I. Air National Guard. He is survived by his wife, Nora; three sons; a daughter; two stepsons; and eight grandchildren.
Jack S. Deitch ’58, of Woodbury, N.Y.; Jan. 4. He was a clinical professor of radiology at the SUNY Stony Brook Health Science Center and was the chief of its division of diagnostic radiology until he retired in 1999. He was a fellow of the Academy of Clinical Radiology. He is survived by his wife, Toby; sons David ’85, Mark ’87, and Philip ’92; and eight grandchildren.
Richard D. Jordan ’63, of Medfield, Mass.; Apr. 12. He was a stock trader. He was past president of the Medfield Lions Club and a member of the Medfield Housing Authority since 1990, as well as an arbitrator for both the National Association of Securities Dealers and the New York Stock Exchange. He served in the U.S. Marine Reserves until his discharge in 1967. He is survived by his wife, Joan; a daughter; and two sons.
T. Robert Wesselhoeft ’66, of Carlisle, Mass.; Apr. 16, of lung cancer. He served as a physician and medical director at the Boston Evening Medical Center. For more than twenty-five years he was a pioneer in family medicine in Boston and at Tufts Medical School, subsequently becoming the school’s first Chief of Family Medicine. A longtime member of the First Parish in Concord, he was a devoted religious-education teacher, a compassionate member of the pastoral-care team, and a valued volunteer at the Greeley Foundation. He was a master cider presser and took great pride in running a small family business selling Wesselhoeft family cider at Carlisle’s farmers’ market. An avid Red Sox fan and volunteer Little League coach, he also co-initiated the Cooperstown Concord-Carlisle Minutemen, which allowed children to compete at the Cooperstown Dreams Park against players from all across the United States. He is survived by his wife Dianne, 456 South St., Carlisle 01741, and three sons.
Catherine A. Glavin ’76, of Attleboro, Mass.; Jan. 27, of cardiac arrest. She was a business-development consultant with Idaho National Laboratory. She was a resource-center volunteer with the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, a member of the International Economic Development Council, a member of the National Management Association, and a founding board member of the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association. She enjoyed politics and cheering both the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. She is survived by her mother, Rose Mary, 14 Nathan Rd., Box 337, Centerville, Mass. 02632.
David D. Johnson ’76, of Arlington, Va.; Apr. 30, of lymphoma. He taught at North Dakota State Univ. for ten years before moving to the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., where he was chief of the Field Crops Branch of the Economic Research Service. He is survived by his wife, Megan, and two sons.
David S. Cody ’77, of Bronxville, N.Y.; May 31, of cancer. He had a career in finance with Bankers Trust and Citicorp before returning to school for his masters in education. After attaining his masters, he briefly taught middle school mathematics. He is survived by his wife, Susan, and two daughters.
Tracy A. Barnett ’78, of Carmel, N.Y.; May 1, of breast cancer. She owned and operated her own pet-care business, Your Dog’s Best Friend. She is survived by her parents, Lawrence and Patricia Barnett; two brothers; and a sister.
Steven F. Smith ’84, of Providence; Jun. 5. He served as development director for numerous nonprofit organizations throughout the Providence and Massachusetts area. He also served as executive director of the Providence Substance Abuse Council. He was a member of the East Greenwich Yacht Club. He is survived by his wife, Eileen, and a sister.
Jennifer Doran Gold Haan ’89, of Acton, Mass.; Apr. 5.
Jiganesh G. Patel ’99, of Providence, Mar. 13, 2006. He was an environmental scientist. He is survived by his parents, Govind and Mani Dahyabhai Patel.
Donald A. Kearns ’50 AM, of Haverhill, Mass.; Nov. 24, 2006. He was a retired professor of mathematics at Merrimack College. He is survived by his wife, Ellen.
Charlotte B. Hughes ’51 AM, ’60 PhD, of Long Beach, Calif.; Mar. 7. She taught English at De Pauw Univ., Portland State Univ., and Cal State Fullerton. She was very active in retirement, volunteering at the Long Beach Museum of Art and hosting parties for the local art community. Phi Beta Kappa. She was an avid reader.
Irene Anderson Miale ’53 PhD, of Key Biscayne, Fla.; Mar. 15, after a long illness. She is survived by three daughters, including Linda Herring ’77, and three grandchildren.
Asger H. Aaboe ’57 PhD, of North Haven, Conn.; Jan. 19, of cancer. He was professor emeritus at Yale. He taught in the department of history of science and medicine, as well as in the department of mathematics, retiring in 1992. He authored several papers on astronomy. His memberships included the International Academy of the History of Science, the Danish Royal Academy, the Institute for Research in Classical Philosophy and Science, the History of Science Society, and the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is survived by his wife, Izabela; two daughters; two sons; and three grandchildren.
Barbara Williams Tattersall ’59 MAT, of Little Compton, R.I.; May 18. She worked as an elementary English teacher in the Cumberland school system, where she became chair of the social studies department at the local high school. She later became an administrator and director of curriculum. She enjoyed reading, traveling, playing the piano, and most importantly, auto racing. During the 1950s and 1960s she competed in races and became a contributing editor for The Sports Car News with a column entitled “The Feminine Viewpoint.” In retirement she participated in the Learning for Life program in Cumberland, actively volunteered with many local organizations, and enrolled in the master gardening course at URI. She is survived by a daughter, a son, and four grandchildren.
Gervais E. Reed ’61 AM, ’64 PhD, of Appleton, Wisc.; Jun. 20, as a result of a bicycle accident. He was a professor of French at Lawrence Univ. until he retired in 1996. While at Lawrence he chaired the French department and briefly served as dean of students. He was a creative-works editor for The French Review, the journal of the American Association of Teachers of French, for which he reviewed books. He eventually authored one of his own. He is survived by his wife, Mary Kay, and two sons.
Janet Mellor Foley ’63 MAT, of Williamsburg, Va.; Jun. 10. Before retiring, she taught chemistry at Barrington High School in Rhode Island and Dighton Rehoboth Regional High School in Massachusetts. She is survived by a daughter, a son, a stepdaughter, and seven grandchildren.
David M. Compton ’69 AM, of Buckfield, Me.; May 1, of cancer. He taught French and English at the Hebron Academy in Hebron, Me., and served as chairman of the language department. He also taught French and English at Suffield Academy in Suffield, Conn., for more than thirty years. In his retirement he built a home in Buckfield and published four novels. He served as chairman of the deacons committee at the First Congregational Church in South Paris, Me. He enjoyed classical music and model railroading. He is survived by his wife, Janet, and a daughter.
Alain Couturier ’85 MD, of Gorham, Me.; May 25, of cardiac arrhythmia. He was a medical consultant for UNUM. He authored numerous articles and published a book about occupational environmental medicine and infectious diseases. He was a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Phi Beta Kappa. He was a diehard Red Sox fan. He is survived by his wife, Susan, and two sons.