A funeral Mass was said at the Sacred Heart Church in East Cambridge on May 23 for Adolph Pieciul, 87, of Wollaston, MA, a retired machine operator/custodian in Physical Plant, who died on May 19. He was hired at MIT in 1967 and retired eight years later. He is survived by a brother, Frank; a daughter, Monica Pieciul of Billerica, MA, and a son, Ronald of Quincy, MA. Mr. Pieciul was buried in St. John's cemetery in Gardner, MA.
Word has been received of the March 5 death of Clarence Wilson of Mattapan, MA, 86, a former senior office assistant in the Housing Office. He began his MIT career in 1938 and retired in 1980. He is survived by two sons, Clarence Jr. and Kenneth; a daughter, Jacqueline, eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 4, 1997.