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Johnson memorial April 6

A memorial gathering will be held on Tuesday, April 6 for Professor Kenneth Johnson of physics, who died on February 9 (MIT Tech Talk, February 24). Some of his close colleagues will offer reminiscences in the Chipman Room (8-314) at 3pm, followed by a reception in the Emma Rogers Room (10-340). Professor Johnson's friends and MIT faculty and staff are invited.


Services were held on March 19 for Henry R. Bondar, 58, of Winthrop, administrative officer for the Nuclear Reactor Laboratory, who died on March 11. He had worked at MIT since 1978.

Mr. Bondar is survived by his wife, Albia; a daughter, Katherine Bondar of Winthrop; a sister, Pauline Sheehan of Center Ossipee, NH, and several nieces and nephews. Memorial donations may be sent to the First Church of Winthrop United Methodist or the MSPCA, 350 S. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.


Charles R. Grant, 75, of Escondido, CA, a former sponsored research staff member at Lincoln Lab, died on March 17. The former Maynard resident retired in 1978 after 25 years with MIT. Survivors include a son, Barry; two daughters, Shirley A. Grant and Jo-Ann Culkins of Fitchburg; and a granddaughter. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.


Word has been received of the December 19 death of June E. Slader, 84, of Nashua, NH. She was a former senior secretary at Lincoln Laboratory who was hired in 1942 and retired in 1976. Survivors include a son, Frederick of Wappingers Falls, NY; two daughters, Lee Schuh of Kearsarge, NH, and Barbara Slader of Wayland; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A version of this article appeared in the March 31, 1999 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 43, Number 24).

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