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Marie Cammarota, 76, of Ladson, SC, a former second cook with Food Services, died on November 7. She retired in 1988 after 27 years at MIT. Information on survivors was unavailable.


A funeral Mass was said in St. Mark's Church in Dorchester on October 20 for Virginia Cronin, 85, of Dorchester, who died on October 18. She was a former office assistant in the Controller's Accounting Office who joined MIT in 1967 and retired in 1980. Ms. Cronin is survived by a sister, Gertrude McHale of Delaware; two brothers, Arthur J. Cronin of Dorchester and Edward A. Cronin of Foxboro; two nephews and a niece. She was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in Foxboro.


A funeral Mass was said on October 30 in St. Joseph Church in Medford for William Zaccagnini of Medford, a former truck driver in Physical Plant who died on October 26 at the age of 76. He retired in 1985 after 30 years with MIT.

Mr. Zaccagnini is survived by his wife, Mary; two sons, William Jr. and John of Med-ford; a daughter, Elaine M. Tosto of Medford; a sister, Rose Knight of Warwick, RI; and three grandchildren. He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Memorial contributions may be sent in his name to the American Diabetes Association, 2 Mt. Royal Ave., Marl-borough, MA 01752.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 17, 1999.

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