Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
LORRAINE M. BINGEL
A funeral Mass was said on November 2 at St. Mary's Church in Winchester for Lorraine M. Bingel, 62, of Winchester, who died on October 28. She was an administrative assistant in the School of Architecture who came to MIT in 1976.
She is survived by two sons, Mark F. and Paul A. of Winchester; a daughter, Lianne Kivney of West Barnstable; a brother, John Tamulynas of Piermont, NH; and three nephews. She was buried in Wikdwood Cemetery in Winchester. DOnations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.
JAMES F. GRIFFIN
A funeral Mass was said in St. James Church in Medford on October 17 for James F. Griffin, 84, of Medford, who died on October 14. He was a service worker in the Office of Lab Supplies at the time of his retirement in 1977. He leaves his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Dennis C. of Plymouth and James C. of Medford; a daughter, Carolyn Bythewood of Plymouth, seven grandchidren, and many nieces and nephews. He was buried in Manomet Cemetery in Plymouth.
A funeral Mass was said at St. Catherine of Genoa Church in Somerville on October 11 for Ulysses "Willie" Giudicianni, 82, of Somerville, who died October 8. He was a hired in 1969 as a custodian in Physical Plant and retired in 1980.
Mr. Giudicianni, a World War II Army veteran, leaves his wife, Bridget; a son, Robert of Boston, a daughter, Diane Redmond of Medford, a brother, Michael of Peabody; two grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford.
Vito Leone, 68, of East Wareham, died on October 22. He was a project technician at Lincoln Laboratory upon his retirement in 1991 after 29 years of service. Survivors include his daughter, Rosemarie Sheehy of Onset, MA.
James Malson, 85, of Cambridge, died on October 11. He was hired at MIT in 1946 and was a utility driver at the time of his retirement in 1973. He leaves a sister, Jean Malson of Cambridge.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 6, 1996.