Anthony J. Perella
Anthony J. Perella of Somerville, a former mechanic in the Department of Applied Biological Sciences, died on Aug. 5 at the age of 87. He retired in 1986 after working at MIT for 22 years. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Slattery; a stepdaughter, Therea Ryan of Ireland; and three grandchildren.
Daniel Daly of Maynard, an assistant staff member at Lincoln Laboratory, died July 22 at the age of 51. He had been working at Lincoln Lab since 1978. He is survived by two brothers, James of Dartmouth and John of Hingham; a sister, Peggy Bedard of Whitman; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass was said on Aug. 15 at Holy Ghost Church in Whitman. He was buried in the Masachusetts V.A. National Cemetery in Bourne.
Keturah Miller of Somerville, a former accountant in Budget, Finance and Planning, died on July 17 at the age of 81. She was hired in 1961 and retired in 1987. She is survived by her husband, Vernon; and two sisters, Beatrice Frederick and Mildred Gardner, both of Pennsylvania. A funeral was held on July 21 at the Open Door Baptist Church in Belmont. She was buried in Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge. Donations in her memory may be made to the church named above.
George Karageorge of Arlington, a technical staff member in the Lab for Nuclear Science, died on July 11 at the age of 78. He retired in 1985 after working at MIT for 24 years. He is survived by his wife, Penelope; two sons, Michael of Boston and Demitri of Plainville; two daughters, Katherine Karageorge of Waltham and Christine Karageorge-Russo of Medford; and four grandchildren.
A funeral for Karageorge was held in the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Somerville on July 15. He was buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Arlington. Memorial donations may be made to the church named above.
Adrian Brandos of Rockland, a former custodian in Physical Plant, died on July 11 at the age of 73. He retired in 1995 after working at MIT for nine years. Survivors include his wife, Theresa.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 17, 2003.