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A funeral Mass was held in the Immaculate Conception Church in Everett on March 26 for John P. Ahearn of Everett, who died on March 22 at age 90. He began working at MIT in 1956 and retired as a Physical Plantsupervisor in 1976.

Mr. Ahearn is survived by three daughters, Mary O'Brien of Gloucester, Ruthie Kisich of Everett and Jacqueline Porter of Everett; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.


Lee C. Bradley of Belmont, a former research staff member at Lincoln Laboratory, died on March 13 at age 74. He was hired in 1964 and retired in 1992. Information on survivors was unavailable.


A funeral was held on March 8 for Daniel H. "Pete" Gould, 83, of Lexington, who died on March 2. Mr. Gould retired from the Provost's Office as assistant to the provost in 1987 after working at MIT for 23 years. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; a daughter, Judy Gould of Ipswich; a son, Daniel Jr. of Needham; a brother, George of Kallispel, MT; and two grandchildren. He was buried in Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge.


Albert O. Harvey, 94, of St. Petersburg, FL, a former senior stock clerk in the Research Laboratory of Electronics, died on March 20. He retired in 1972 after nine years at MIT. Information on survivors was unavailable.


A funeral Mass was said in St. Mary's Church in Charlestown on March 12 for Paul F. Hennessey, 74, of Medford, a retired dormitory patrolman in Housing who died on March 6. He retired in 1992 after working at MIT for 13 years.

Mr. Hennessey is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; three sons, David of Arizona, Patrick of Alabama and Mark of Arizona; two daughters, Linda Hogan of Winthrop and Mary Curtis of Missouri; two stepsons, Robert and Walter Eckhardt; 25 grandchildren and 10great-grandchildren. He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 11, 2001.

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