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A funeral Mass was said on February 5 at Immaculate Conception Church in Malden for Joseph L. Barnes, 67, of Medford, who died on February 2. Mr. Barnes was hired at MIT in 1980 and was a grounds worker in Physical Plant when he retired in 1994.

He is survived by his wife, Winifred; two sons, James of Medford and Joseph of Austin, TX; two brothers, Raymond of Malden and Paul of Lake City, FL; a sister, Louise Dwyer of Medford; several nieces and nephews, and three grandchildren. He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford.


Charles Correia, 85, of N. Randolph, died on February 2. He was an electrical utilities worker in Physical Plant who retired in 1976 after nine years at MIT. Survivors include his wife, Jennie.


Bessie Groggett, 89, of Calais, ME, died on January 29. She was an administrative staff member in the Registrar's Office when she retired in 1970 after 42 years at MIT. Survivors include two sons, Frank Rogers-Groggett of Calais and Robert of S. Weymouth, and a daughter, Virginia Butler of S. Carver.


Phyllis Salvi, 83, of Cambridge, died on February 9. She was hired at MIT in 1965 and worked as a junior cashier for Food Services when she retired in 1977. Survivors include a daughter, Judith of Cambridge.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 12, 1997.

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