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Joseph P. Sullivan

A funeral Mass has been said for Joseph P. Sullivan, 73, of Brighton, a retired training supervisor in Physical Plant, who died on August 3. Mr. Sullivan worked at MIT from 1957 until his retirement in 1979. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a past commander of his VFW post.

Mr. Sullivan is survived by his wife, (Ellen Breen) Sullivan; a daughter, Kathleen LaRhette of GA; six sons, Dennis of Worcester, W. Brendon of New Bedford, Thomas F. of FL, and Paul F., Jerome T. and Joseph P. Sullivan Jr. of Brighton; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Remembrances may be sent to Hospice Care, Inc., 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham 02180.

Mckay memorial

A gathering in remembrance of Shawn McKay will be held inthe MIT Chapel on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 7:30pm, followed by an unofficial wake at Toscanini's in the Student Center for coffee frappes. All friends of Shawn's are welcome. Please RSVP to because seating space is somewhat limited.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 20, 1995.

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