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A funeral Mass was said in St. Anthony's Church in Cambridge on May 12 for Albertina Alves of Somerville, a former cashier with Food Services, who died on May 10 at age 74. She retired in 1997 after working at MIT for 31 years.

Ms. Alves is survived by a brother, Robert Medeiros, and three nephews. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Youville Rehabilitation Center, 1575 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138 or Sunrise Care, 178 Lowell St., Lexington, MA 02173.


A funeral was held in the Church of the Nazarene in Concord, NH on May 12 for Carl Anderson of Concord, NH, a former Lincoln Laboratory service staff member, who died on May 7 at the age of 64. He retired in 1996 after 43 years at Lincoln Lab. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; four daughters, Barbara McCoy of Portsmouth, NH, Melody Gagon of Pittsfield, NH, and Holly and Erica Anderson of Concord, NH; and a sister, Barbara Hemphill of Lowell, MA.


Jessica Malinofsky of Northampton, a former administrative secretary in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, died on May 2 at the age of 87. She retired in 1982 after working at MIT for 14 years. Names of survivors were unavailable..


William A. Sawers Jr., 49, of Haverhill, a Lincoln Laboratory library administrative staff member, died on May 6. He had been working at Lincoln Lab since 1972. Survivors include his wife, Ann Marie, and a daughter, Patricia.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 7, 2000.

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