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A memorial service was held on April 3 at Groton United Methodist Church in Groton, VT, for Wilfred Havelock Powers, Jr., 74, of Groton (formerly of Melrose, MA), who died on March 31. He was a former metalworker at Lincoln Laboratory who was hired in 1950 and retired in 1986.

Survivors include his wife, Irene; four daughters, Judith Ring of Andover, Helen Phillips of Wilmington, Deborah Goding of Lyndeboro,NH, and Mala Hebert of Milford, NH; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was buried in Westview Cemetery in Lexington, MA.


Luvenia Evelyn, 67, of Cambridge, a former laboratory aide in chemical engineering, died on April 2. She retired in 1993 after working at MIT for 24 years.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 15, 1998.

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