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Philip E. Conlin, 83, of Stoneham, died on November 18. He was a machine operator and custodian for Physical Plant who retired in 1980. Survivors include his son, Philip of North Andover.


Hazel Emerson, 88, of Los Altos, CA, died November 6. She came to MIT in 1945 and was an administrative secretary in electrical engineering and computer science when she retired in 1978. Survivors include her son, Charles Sykes of Los Altos.


Arindol W. Hurley of Brockton, a Housing Office service worker who retired from MIT in 1978, died on November 8. He was hired in 1945. Survivors include his wife, Madeline Hurley.


Patrick O'Toole, 77, of Brighton, died on October 22. He was hired at MIT in 1965 and was a building utilities worker for Physical Plant at the time of his retirement in 1988. Survivors include his wife, Julie O'Toole.


A funeral was held on November 15 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Wrentham for Richard Yaple, 62, of Attleboro, who died on November 11. He was hired in 1959 and retired as an analyst programmer at the Lincoln Fiscal Office in 1995. Mr. Yaple leaves three sons, Brian of Norwood, Mark of Canton and Scott of Cheyenne, WY; a daughter, Cheryl Lynskey of Wrentham; a sister, and five grandchildren. He was buried in Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on December 4, 1996.

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