Obituaries


Snyder memorial

A memorial service for Joseph J. Snyder, former vice president and treasurer of MIT, will be held Thursday, May 11, at 2:30pm in the MIT Chapel followed by a reception in McCormick Hall. Mr. Snyder, who guided MIT's financial relations for 25 years, died on February 28 at the age of 87.

Frederick J. Donovan

A memorial service for Frederick J. Donovan, 83, of Arlington, will be held in the MIT Chapel at 1:30pm on Friday, April 21. Mr. Donovan, a retired research staff member at Lincoln Laboratory, died on February 19. Mr. Donovan had worked in the Radiation Laboratory during World War II and was at Lincoln from 1952 until his retirement in 1977.

He is survived by two daughters, F. Helena Donovan of Amherst and Alice Welsh of Burlington; a son, Frederick J. Donovan Jr. of Newton and many grandchildren.

Charles A. Kelley

A funeral Mass was held April 1 for Charles A. Kelley, 83, of Dorchester, who died on March 28. Mr. Kelley was a guard at Lincoln Laboratory from 1952 until his retirement in 1977. He leaves his wife, Ann McKeever Kelley; a daughter, Patricia Brady of California; four sons, Richard of Woburn, Paul of Weymouth, and Robert and William Kelley of Dorchester; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 12, 1995.


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