Obituaries


Marion H. Ainley, 88, a lifelong resident of Cambridge, died on August 19. Miss Ainley was an administrator in the Student Accounts Office from 1930 until her retirement in 1970. She leaves a niece, Marion E. Ainley of Virginia Beach, VA.

Katherine Chisholm. Word has been received of the July 22 death of Katherine Chisholm, 85, of Belleville, Ontario. Miss Chisholm was a support staff member in Campus Police and the Dean's Office from 1949 until her retirement in 1971.

Antonio F. DeSousa, 74, of Arlington, died on July 23. Mr. DeSousa was a custodian in Physical Plant from 1968 until his retirement in 1985.Survivors include his wife, Maria DeSousa; a daughter, Rose Melo, and two sons, Fernando and Joe DeSousa.

Muriel Davis. Word has been received of the May 13 death of Muriel Davis, 74, a staff member in the Libraries from 1966 until her retirement in 1979. She leaves he husband, Elmer Davis of Marblehead.

M. Josephine McCarthy, 83, of Somerville, died on March 17. She was a service staff member at the Center for Cancer Research from 1968 until her retirement in 1977.Mr. McCarthy leaves two daughters, Maura Grace and Shivaun Arnott, and two sons, John and James McCarthy.

Thomas McKenny, 82, of Eliot, ME, died on August 20. He was a food service staff member from 1965 until his retirement in 1976. He leaves a granddaughter, Catherine Hines, and a great-granddaughter, Bridget Fraser, both of Braintree.

Tina Millikan. Word has been received of the death last April 27 of Tina Millikan of Cambridge, widow of Dr. Max Millikan, first director of MIT's Center for International Studies after its establishment in 1952. Professor Millikan died in 1969. Mrs. Millikan leaves three children, Jane and Nicholas of Watertown and Abigail of Corte Madera, CA.

George M. Sharp, 86, of East Falmouth, died on August 25. He was a service staff member in the Office of Sponsored Programs from 1954 until his retirement in 1972. He leaves a step-daughter, Reinette F. Bowker of East Falmouth. Remembrances may be sent to the Falmouth Hospital Foundation or the VNA of Upper Cape Cod, both on Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth 02540.

Anna M. Wainwright, 74, of Malden, a retired member of the Faculty Club Staff, died on August 9. She worked at MIT from 1973 until her retirement in 1986.Mrs. Wainwright is survived by three daughters, Deanna Hope Catyb of Revere, and Elaine and Linda Wainwright of Malden; a son, Charles E. Wainwright Jr. of Topsfield, and 11 grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 5 Mountain Road, Burlington, 01803.

A version of this
article appeared in the
September 8, 1993

issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume
38, Number
5).


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