MIT team finds that the ratio of component atoms is vital to performance.
RUTH E. CAMPBELL
Word has been received of the June 5 death of Ruth E. Campbell, 92, of Holliston. Mrs. Campbell was a support staff member in the Office of Laboratory Supplies from 1936 until her retirement in 1969. She leaves a nephew, Albert S. Jones of Holliston.
MARIA A. DEMARCO
A funeral Mass has been held for Maria A. DeMarco, 66, of Revere, who died on June 13. Mrs. DeMarco was an administrative secretary in mechanical engineering from 1975 until her retirement in 1994. She is survived by her husband, Michael DeMarco; a daughter, Margarita DeMarco of South Boston, and three brothers.
RICHARD E. FERRI
Richard E. Ferri, 74, of Revere, a retired plumber at Lincoln Laboratory, died on January 23. Mr. Ferri worked at Lincoln from 1956 until his retirement in 1984. His survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ferri.
CONSTANCE E. FLYNN
A funeral Mass was held in Needham for Constance E. (Trudeau) Flynn, 55, of Long Beach, MS, formerly of Abington, who died June 4 following a long illness with cancer. Ms. Flynn was assistant to the dean of Humanities and Social Science from 1985 until she became ill.She leaves her husband, Myles L. Flynn; her parents, Arthur A. and Eleanor G. Trudeau of Gulfport, MS; three sons, David A. Urban of Trumbull, CT, Mark D. Urban of Dedham and Myles M. Flynn of Tucson, AZ; three daughters, Kathleen M. Walsh of Dedham, L. Brigette Boyle of Duxbury and Judith A. Flynn of Norwood and a sister, Nancy E. Cavanagh of Abington, who is administrative officer of music and theater arts at MIT. Remembrances may be sent to the Hospice of Dedham, 245 Winter St., Waltham 02154.
CHARLES E. FOSHEY
Charles E. Foshey, 71, of Rockland and Weymouth, a former project technician, died on May 19. Mr. Foshey worked in chemical engineering from 1956 until his retirement in 1990.He leaves his wife, Ivy (Snelling) Foshey; two sons, Charles E. Jr. of Pembroke and William K. Foshey of Hanson; a daughter, Ivy Methany of Halifax, six grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to the Hospice of the South Shore, 100 Baystate Drive, Braintree 02184.
William Henry, 84, of East Sandwich, a retired technician in chemistry, died on May 8. Mr. Henry worked at MIT from 1955 until his retirement in 1978. He leaves his wife, Delia Henry; three sons, J. Digby Henry of Renton, WA, Liam Henry of Salem, NH, and Derek J.A. Henry of East Sandwich, and four grandchildren.
Esther Herrick, 85, of Allentown PA, died on March 27. Ms. Herrick was an exempt staff member in aeronautics and astronautics from 1965 until her retirement in 1974. She leaves a nephew, Christopher Herrick of Macungie, PA.
CAROLE J. SOLOMON
Carole J. Solomon, 55, of Lexington, an administrative secretary in civil and environmental engineering, died on May 28 following a long illness. Mrs. Solomon had worked at MIT since 1962. She leaves her husband, Richard Solomon, her father, Benjamin Johnson, and a sister, Barbara Johnson, both of East Bridgewater. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Chilton House, 65 Chilton St., Cambridge 02138.
EDWARD R. WISE
Edward R. Wise, 82, of Winthrop, a retired mover in Physical Plant, died on November 4, 1995. Mr. Wise worked at MIT from 1946 until his retirement in 1971. He leaves a daughter, Barbara Ruggiero of Winthrop, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on July 24, 1996.