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Patrick Cosgrove, 82, of Cambridge, a former service staff member at Lincoln Laboratory, died on February 19. He worked at Lincoln from 1952 until his retirement in 1975.He is survived by his wife, Ellen Ryan Cosgrove; four sons, John of Everett, Kevin of Waltham, and Terrence and Brian Cosgrove of Cambridge, and several grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hospice of Cambridge, 186 Alewifebrook Parkway.
Bernard S. Gay
A funeral Mass was held February 26 for Bernard S. Gay, 60, of Somerville, a custodian in Physical Plant, who died suddenly on February 23. Mr. Gay had worked at MIT since 1990.He leaves his wife, Eileen Peters Gay; a son Stephen of Medford, who also works at MIT; a daughter, Beverly Gay of Somerville, and a granddaughter. Remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, 33 Fourth Avenue, Needham 02194.
Joseph A. Lewandowski
Joseph A. Lewandowski, 57, a technician at Lincoln Laboratory since 1973, died on February 20. Mr. Lewandowski is survived by his wife, Madeline Gemma Lewandowski, a daughter, Marlene Hole of Hopkinton, and two grandchildren.
Word has been received about the deaths of the following members of the community, about whom no further information was available.
Arthur Rooney, 94, of Brewster, a guard at Lincoln Laboratory from 1943 until his retirement in 1962, died November 17. He is survived by his wife, Arlene Rooney and a daughter, Carol Brock of Brewster.
Michael Shanley, 74, of Dorchester, a service staff member in Physical Plant from 1965 until his retirement in 1976, died December 31. He leaves his wife, Mary Shanley.
Anthony Vespucci, 77, a painter at Lincoln Laboratory from 1962 until his retirement in 1980, died January 19. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Vespucci of Winchester.
Arthur B. White, 85, of Arlington, a former staff member in Purchasing, died on January 2. Mr. White worked at MIT from 1922 until his retirement in 1972. He leaves his wife, Mary E. White.
Alfred L. Wier, 77, of Wareham, a security guard at Lincoln Laboratory from 1957 until his retirement in 1980, died on February 1. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary C. Wier.
A version of this article appeared in the March 4, 1992 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 36, Number 22).