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A funeral Mass was held in St. Ann's Church in Neponset on September 8 for Raymond Hunt, 77, of Dorchester, a former shipper in Physical Plant, who died on September 3. He retired in 1986 after 24 years at MIT. Mr. Hunt is survived by his wife, Irene M., three nieces and a nephew. Mr. Hunt was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Dorchester.


A funeral Mass was held in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Cambridge on August 17 for Evelyn M. Monahan, 78, of Cambridge, a former accountant in the Controller's Accounting Office, who died on August 14. She retired from MIT in 1987 after 25 years at the Institute.

Ms. Monahan is survived by a daughter, Jeanne Bryan of Medford (an administrative assistant in Physical Plant); two sons, John of Andover and Gerald of Rancho Mirage, CA; two brothers, Jeremiah Shea of Cambridge and Charles Shea of Woburn; a sister, Marie Doherty of Arlington; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-1800.


Peter C. Tappan, 65, a former sponsored research technical staff member at the Center for Space Research, died on August 26. He joined MIT in 1971 and retired in 1996. Survivors include his wife, Ann; a son, John H. of Lee, NH; a daughter, Claire A. Reinhold of Lee, NH; and four grandsons.


A funeral was held at Central Congregational Church in Chelmsford on September 13 for Nancy B. Tucker, 64, of Chelmsford, who died on September 9. She was a former sponsored-research administrative staff member at the Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory who retired in 1996 after 42 years at MIT.

Ms. Tucker is survived by her husband, Clifford; two daughters, Leslie M. Tucker-Hiyari of Winchester and Allison Tucker of Chelmsford; a brother, Richard Burnett of Mentor, OH; and a sister, Norma Burnett of Somerville.


Paul V. Conway, 67, of Waltham, a former Campus Police patrol officer, died on September 15. He retired in 1996 after 15 years at MIT. Survivors include his wife, Alexandra; a son, Laurence of Milton; a daughter, Victoria Conway of Waltham; and one grandson.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 30, 1998.

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