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Word has been received of the April 2 death of Lewis Engstrom, 81, of Orlando, FL. Mr. Engstrom worked at Lincoln Laboratory from 1942 until his retirement in 1980. He leaves a sister, Linnea Ryan of Chelmsford.


A funeral Mass was held Monday, April 8, for Edward L. McCormack, 74, of Arlington, who died suddenly on April 2. A certified public accountant, Mr. McCormack was a member of the Institute Audit Division from 1956 until his retirement as its director in 1981. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Mr. McCormack leaves his wife, Nora (Cronin) McCormack; a son, Christopher E. of Maine; a daughter, Kathy DaSilva of Cambridge, and a granddaughter. Remembrances may be sent to the DAV Department, State House Room 546, Boston 02133.


Isabelle Weed Barclay Palmer, 73, of Boise, ID, died on March 27. Mrs. Palmer was an administrative assistant in the Registrar's Office from 1970 until her retirement in 1988.

A former resident of Lynn, she was active in a number of organizations including the Lynn Historical Society. She leaves her husband, Harwood Palmer; two sons, Dana C. Barclay of Peabody and Herbert R. Barclay of Saugus; three stepchildren, two brothers, 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be sent to Bethany Church, 410 Eastern Ave., Lynn 01902 or to a charity of the donor's choice.

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