A funeral service was held on January 16 at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Woburn for Richard C. Christianson, 76, of Woburn, who died on January 12. He was a carpenter at Lincoln Laboratory who was hired in 1971 and retired in 1986.
Mr. Christianson leaves his wife, Anna; two sons, Donald of Derry, NH, and David of Mansfield, MA; a daughter, Linda Christianson of Woburn; and three grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the church at 60 Forest Park Rd., Woburn, MA 01801 or to the Swedish Charitable Society of Greater Boston, 106 Waltham St., West Newton, MA 02165.
A funeral Mass was held on January 29 at Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church in Waltham for June O'Brien, 67, of Waltham, a former radiological technician in the Medical Department, who died on January 26. She began working at MIT in 1966 and retired in 1993. Survivors include her husband, Francis. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mission Church Restoration Fund, 1545 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02120, or to the Sacred Heart Church, 1035 Washington St., Gloucester, MA 01939.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on February 11, 1998.