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June L. Westgate
MARION -- June L. (Ashley) Westgate, 77, died Monday, July 1, 1996. She was the widow of Clayton Westgate and daughter of the late Allen C. and Ida (Snell) Ashley.
She died at Tobey Hospital.
Born in New Bedford, Mrs. Westgate lived in Marion for 16 years.
She was employed by Tobey Hospital as a credit officer for 20 years until her retirement in 1979. Before retiring, she was past master of the Marion and Acushnet Grange, a member of the Massachusetts State Grange and a member of the Sippican Pomona. She had her own installing suite.
She also played organ and sang at numerous churches. Up until her death, she was the organist at the Tabernacle of Praise Church in Wareham.
Survivors include two daughters, Donna Ashley of Buzzards Bay and Carol Oullette of New Bedford; two brothers, Elton Ashley of Acushnet and Allen Ashley of Fairhaven; one sister, Priscilla Lafferty of New Bedford; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements are by the Stott, Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rte. 28) Wareham.

Anna E. Walsh
NEW JERSEY -- Anna E. Walsh (Nee Langan), 89, died Monday, July 1, 1996. She was the widow of Edmund Walsh.
Born in Newark, Mrs. Walsh was employed by N.J. Galvanizing & Tinning for 40 years before retiring in 1973.
She was a member of the Ceramics Club, the Variety Club and the Ancient Order of Hybernians.
She was a communicant of St. Dominic's R.C. Church in Brick, N.J.
Survivors include two daughters, Joan Walsh of Mattapoisett and Mary Ann Giovacco of Clifton, N.J.; a brother, Theodore J. Langan of South Orange, N.J.; a sister, Mary F. Langan of Montclair, N.J.; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Arrangements are by Colonial Funeral Homes, 2170 Highway 88, Bricktown, N.J.

Roland G. Saucier
CROMWELL, Conn. -- Roland George Saucier, 61, of Cromwell Crest Convalescent Home, died Tuesday, July 2, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Eleanor (Bishop) Saucier of Clarksville, Va. and son of the late Rosario and Eva (Lajoie) Saucier.
He died at the Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, Conn.
He was born in New Bedford and lived most of his life in New Bedford, Acushnet and Connecticut before returning to Connecticut 3½ years ago.
He was a communicant of St. Joseph Church and attended Holy Family High School while living in New Bedford.
Mr. Saucier was formerly employed by Pratt Whitney Aircraft and also worked as a machinist at Chamberlain Manufacturing until his illness. He was an Air Force veteran during the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include his widow; two sons, Capt. Dennis Saucier of Georgia and James R. Saucier of Higganun, Conn.; two daughters, Colleen Adams of Connecticut and Kellilyn Saucier of Calif.; a sister, Claire Gaumont of Rochester; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also the brother of the late Normand P. Saucier.
Arrangements are by the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.

Maria Martins
NEW BEDFORD -- Maria (Lage Goncalves) Martins, 71, died Tuesday, July 2, 1996, after a long illness. She was the widow of Alfredo Martins and daughter of the late Alfredo and Benta (Lage Goncalves) Pereira.
She died at St. Luke's Hospital.
Born in Canedo Ribeira de Pena, Portugal, she lived in New Bedford for 25 years and was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church.
Survivors include six sons, Jose Martins of Acushnet, Domingos Martins, Antonio Martins, Fernando Martins, and Joao Martins, all of New Bedford, and Ilidio Martins of Louisville, Ky.; one daughter, Rosa Pires of New Bedford; two brothers, Jose Goncalves Lage and Armindo Goncalves Lage, both of Portugal; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements are by the Boulevard Funeral Home, 223 Ashley Blvd.

Mary Jacques
NEW BEDFORD -- Mary (Graviel) Jacques, 90, died Monday, July 1, 1996, after a long illness. She was the widow of Arthur Jacques and daughter of the late Emanuel and the late Rosa Graviel.
She died at The Oaks Nursing Home.
Born in New Bedford, she lived here all her life and was a communicant of the Church of the Holy Name. Mrs. Jacques worked for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company as well as the S.I. Paulding Co.
She was the mother of the late John Jacques and Milton Jacques and sister of the late Louise Jacques, Evelyn Macomber and Rose Lebeau.
Survivors include one son, Arthur Jacques of East Freetown; three daughters Mary Crowthers of East Freetown, Barbara Jacques of New Bedford and Shirley Picanso of Riverside, RI; one brother, John Graviel of New Bedford; 20 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Rock Funeral Home.

Joseph N. Hough
MONUMENT BEACH -- Joseph Nelson Hough, 68, of 122 Valley Bars Road, died Tuesday, July 2, 1996. He was the son of the late William P. and Myrtle W. (Wolfe) Hough and husband of Rose A. (Goldberg) Hough of Monument Beach.
He died at the JML Care Center in Falmouth.
He was born in Weymouth and was educated in Weymouth public schools. He lived in Monument Beach after moving from North Falmouth, where he lived for many years.
He was trained as an electrician at Bethleham Steel Shipyards in Quincy and was employed by the shipyard as an electrician for 20 years. He then entered the building trade in the Buzzards Bay and Wareham area for 10 years.
Mr. Hough was a Navy veteran and a member of the Buzzards Bay American Association of Retired Persons and Bourne Senior Citizens. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Pocasset.
Survivors include his widow; two sons, Joseph N. Hough Jr. of Barnstead, N.H., and Richard S. Hough of Plymouth; two daughters, Linda Vaivarins of Plymouth and Nancy Chase of Concord, N.H.; a brother, Gerald Hough of Bourne; two sisters, Marjorie Spada of Rockland and Shirley Goodwin of Weymouth; and 11 grandchildren.
Arrangements are by the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Homes, 40 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne.

Thomas F. Curry
TAUNTON -- Thomas F. Curry, 81, of West Britannia Street, died at home unexpectedly Tuesday, July 2, 1996. He was the husband of Eileen M. (Scully) Curry and son of the late Robert and Annie (Mullany) Curry.
He was born in New Bedford and lived in Taunton for the past 50 years.
He was employed by Reed & Barton Silver Company as a plant salesman for 33 years until his retirement in 1978, and also for the former Taunton Dog Track & Raynham Taunton Dog Track.
Mr. Curry was educated in New Bedford schools and attended Immaculate Conception Church in New Bedford.
Survivors include his widow; a son, Leo J. Curry of Taunton; a daughter, Mary Ann Lemmo of Bridgewater; a grandson; and several cousins.
Arrangements are by The O'Keefe-Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington St.

Margaret M. Driscoll
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Margaret M. (Varao) Driscoll, 54, formerly of South Dartmouth, died unexpectedly Thursday, June 20, 1996. She was the widow of David Driscoll and daughter of the late Manuel and Cecilia (Pacheco) Varao.
After graduating from Dartmouth High School in 1959, Mrs. Driscoll moved to Santa Clara. She was employed by Lockheed Corp. for the past 25 years.
Survivors include a son, Tim Driscoll of Santa Clara; a daughter, Catherine Diaz of Newark, Calif.; two brothers, Gilbert M. Varao of New Bedford and Richard Varao of Santa Clara; six sisters, Dorothy Sylvia of Bethel Island, Florence Arruda of Whittier, Teresa Nault of Sunnyvale, Rita Roddy of Morgan Hills, Helen Banderas of Santa Clara, and Cecilia Varao of San Jose; two grandchildren; and several aunts and uncles and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were by the Santa Clara Funeral Home, 100 Scott Blvd.

Anton Adesso
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Anton Adesso, 50, formerly of New Bedford, died June 18, 1996. He was the son of the late Constance (Adesso) Fincher.
He died at Columbia West Anaheim Medical Hospital.
Born in New Bedford, he spent his youth in New Bedford before moving to California 20 years ago.
He was employed as a machine operator in the manufacturing industry.
Survivors include two sons, Mark Adesso of Lakeville and Darren Adesso of New Bedford; two daughters, Monica Adesso and Trina Adesso; a brother, Michael Camacho of New Bedford; and a grandson.
Arrangements are by the Brooklawn Funeral Home, 15 Irvington Court, New Bedford.

Virginia Duarte
NEW BEDFORD -- Virginia Duarte, 65, died at home unexpectedly Sunday, June 30, 1996. She was the daughter of Peter and Augusta B. (Vieira) Duarte.
She was a lifelong resident of New Bedford and a communicant of Our Lady of the Assumption Church.
She was formerly employed by Cornell Dubilier as an assembler.
Miss Duarte was a member of the Saint Martin de Porres Guild, the Cape Verdean Veteran's Women's Auxiliary and the Cape Verdean Women's Club.
Survivors include three sisters, Florence Gomes, Isabel Santos, and Josephine Gomes, all of New Bedford; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was also the sister of the late Amaro Duarte, Joseph Duarte and Antone Duarte.
Arrangements are by the Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St.

Anne M. Archambault
NEW BEDFORD -- Anne M. Archambault, 88, of Westport, died Wednesday, July 3, 1996, at St. Luke's Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born in Fairhaven and was the daughter of the late Robert X. and the late Annie (Krause) Archambault.
She attended nursing school in Fall River and graduated in 1932. After passing her state nursing examinations, she went to work in New York.
During World War II, she served in the Army Nurse's Corps and was a first lieutentant. She was quoted in The Standard-Times in 1943 as saying, "American wounded are the best-behaved and most obedient patients."
Miss Archambault first served in Ireland as a member of a nurse contigent of the Harvard Medical Unit and later went to England.
She returned to New Bedford in 1954 and worked for the child welfare service as a social worker for 30 years. In 1963 she moved to Westport, where she resided until her death.
She was a member of Wesport Point United Church.
Survivors include a niece, Susan Ferland of Barton, Vt. She was also the aunt of the late Richard E. Archambault.
Arrangements by the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport.

John W. Bloomer
ALBANY, N.Y. -- John W. Bloomer, 67, of Albany, died Monday, July 1, 1996, in the Samuel Stratton Veterans Administration Hospital. He was the husband of Vernice (Martin) Bloomer.
Mr. Bloomer was born in New Bedford and lived in Albany for the past 40 years. He was an Army veteran.
He worked as a florist for Kinary Florist and Nagengast Florist in Albany. He also operated his own florist shop at one time.
Survivors in addition to his wife, include a son, James M. Bloomer of Stuart, Fla.; a daughter, Diane M. Bryant of Albany; two sisters, Anita Langevin of Fairhaven and Marion Tye of Irving, Texas; and four grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Mary Ryan.
Arrangements are by Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, 490 Delaware Ave.

Carolina Goulart
NEW BEDFORD -- Carolina Goulart, 88, an administrative secretary for the New Bedford Housing Authority for 25 years, died Monday, July 1, 1996.
Miss Goulart was the daughter of the late Domingos and Maria (Mello) Goulart and the sister of the late John F., Isabelle F. and Rose A. Goulart.
A communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, she lived in New Bedford all her life.
She died at the Taber Street Nursing Home.
Miss Goulart is survived by one niece, two nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Austin-Carney Funeral Home, 549 County St.

Guy C.J. Coulombe
SAN BERARDINO, Calif. -- Guy Conrad Joseph Coulombe, 70, of Anson Street died at home Monday, July 1, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Patricia Jayne (Collins) Coulombe and the son of the late Aqueila E. and Dolores (Audette) Coulombe.
He was born in New Bedford and lived in California for 31 years. When in New Bedford, he was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and was the former owner of Coulombe and Sons from 1986-1996.
Mr. Coulombe attended Sacred Heart School of New Bedford and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. He was a combat veteran of World War II, a tail gunner on B-29s with 13 combat missions over Japan, and one Prisoner of War air drop.
He was a California contracts license-design engineer for more than 50 years and was a partner in C.H.K. Engineering from 1968-1986.
He was a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve from 1946 to 1963 and the California State Military Reserve from 1979 to 1996, the State Defense Force Association, the 20th Air Force Association, the 58th Bomb Wing Association, and the New York National Guard from 1963 to 1965.
Mr. Coulombe received the World War II Victory Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Air Medal V device and numerous state awards, including the California Commendation Medal.
Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons, Andre N. Coulombe of San Bernadino and Charles A. Coulombe of Monrovia, Calif., and seven grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Chausse-Dumont Funeral Home, 1325 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford.

Mary V. Santos
NEW BEDFORD -- Private funeral services were held yesterday for Mary V. Santos, 84, who died Monday, July 1, 1996, after a long illness. She was the widow of Joseph Santos.
She died at St. Luke's Hospital.
She was born in Sao Miguel, Azores, and lived most of her life in New Bedford, where she was a communicant of the Church of the Holy Name.
She was employed by Cameo Bedspread Co. as a stitcher until her retirement.
Arrangements were by the Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St.

Edith Russell, 93
WAREHAM -- Edith C. (Anderson) Russell, 93, died Monday, July 1, 1996, after a long illness. She was the widow of John H. Russell and the daughter of the late Charles W. and the late Suzanne (Blumgrin) Anderson.
She died at Tobey Hospital.
Born in Hartford, Conn., Mrs. Russell was a 1920 graduate of Hartford High School. She had previously lived in West Hartford, Hartford and New Orleans, La., before moving to Onset in 1964. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include three sons, Richard A. Russell of Bloomfield, Conn., Robert R. Russell of Broad Brook, Conn., and John H. Russell Jr. of Onset; one daughter, Joan Carol Rosenberger of New Orleans; two sisters, Esther Hruby of Rockville, Conn., and Ethel Wennerberg of East Hartford, Conn.; 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Stott, Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway.

Hilda Moniz
NEW BEDFORD -- Hilda (Teixeira) Moniz, 72, of Coggeshall Street, died Tuesday, July 2, 1996, after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Joaquin and Maria (Gomes) Teixeira.
She died at The Oaks.
Born in New Bedford, she was taken as a baby by her parents to Estreito da Calheta, Madeira. She returned to New Bedford in 1944.
She was a communicant of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church and formerly was employed at the Aerovox Co. as a tester. She left work in 1958 to care for her family.
Survivors include one son, John Moniz of New Bedford; two daughters, Janet Moniz and Pauline Moniz, both of New Bedford; a sister, Dolores Vieira of New Bedford; three brothers out of the country; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Cabral-Baylies Square Funeral home.

Carlos F. Mello
NEW BEDFORD -- Former Dartmouth Police Officer Carlos F. Mello, 78, died Monday, July 1, 1996, after a long illness. He was the husband of Deolinda (Soares) Mello and son of the late Emalinda (Almeida) and John F. Mello.
He died at Kristen Beth Nursing Home.
He was born in New Bedford and lived in Dartmouth and New Bedford all of his life. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
He was employed by the Town of Dartmouth as a police officer until his retirement. Mr. Mello was an honorary member of the Dartmouth Police Association and the Massachusetts Police Association.
Survivors include his widow; two sons, Donald Mello of New Bedford and Raymond Mello of Rochester; three daughters, Lorraine Oliver-Machado of Bristol, R.I., Eileen Nelson of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Diane Mello of Worcester; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by the Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St.

James M. Mac Cord Sr.
NEW BEDFORD -- James M. Mac Cord Sr., 61, died at home Tuesday, July 2, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Cecelia (Alves) Mac Cord and son of the late Sarah (Kent) and Robert Mac Cord.
He was a lifelong resident of New Bedford.
He was formerly employed by G.P. Box Co. as a truck driver until his retirement.
Mr. Mac Cord was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his widow; three sons, James M. Mac Cord Jr. of Norfolk, Va., Ricky Mac Cord of New Bedford and Douglas MacCord of Virginia; a daughter, Joann Pacheco of Tiverton, R.I.; a brother, Richard Mac Cord of New Bedford; a sister, Dorothy Santos of Tiverton, R.I.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St.

Edward S. Lequin
NEW BEDFORD -- Edward S. Lequin, 74, of Fairhaven, died Tuesday, July 2, 1996, after a long illness.
Mr. Lequin died at St. Luke's Hospital.
Born in Farnham, Canada, he lived in Fairhaven most of his life. He was the husband of Hilda (Costa) Lequin and son of the late Sylvia O. and Corrine (Bisaillon) Lequin.
Mr. Lequin, a parishioner of St. Joseph's Church in Fairhaven, was employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber for 31 years until he retired.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army in Tunisia, Sicily, Naples, Foggia, Rome, Arno, Southern France, North Appenines, Rhineland and Po Valley. Mr. Lequin received the European-African-Middle-Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon with Bronze Service Arrowhead.
Besides his wife of 32 years, Mr. Lequin is survived by three sisters, Madeline Pelletier of New Bedford; Rita Costa of Fairhaven and Eva Klein of Connecticut; one brother, Paul Lequin of Washington, D.C., and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.

Henry A. Isabelle
WESTPORT -- Henry A. Isabelle, 86, of Goodwater Street, died Tuesday, July 2, 1996. He was the husband of Marie-Ange (St. Pierre) Garant-Isabelle and the late Germaine (Bessette) Isabelle and son of the late Eugene and Clementine (Roberts) Isabelle.
He died at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River.
Born in New Bedford, he lived in Fairhaven for 15 years until moving to Westport 14 years ago.
Mr. Isabelle was the owner/operator of "The Fireside," a former restaurant in Westport, for 17 years until he retired in 1970. He was employed by the former Sowle Manufacturing for several years as a slasher foreman.
He was a World War II Navy veteran who received the European-African-Middle Eastern Area Ribbon. He was also a former member of the American Legion Post in Fairhaven and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Fairhaven.
Survivors include his widow; a stepson, Rene J. Garant of Portsmouth, R.I.; two brothers, Roland Isabelle of New Bedford and Theodore Isabelle of Torrance, Calif.; a sister, Dorothy "Doris" Deschamps of Middleboro; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Dartmouth Funeral Home, 230 Russells Mills Road, South Dartmouth.

John T. Jones
NEW BEDFORD -- John Thomas Jones, 73, died Monday, June 10, 1996. He was the widower of Mary (Estrella) Jones, former husband of Mary Anna (Manzone) Jones of Fairhaven and son of the late Edward T. and Mary J. (Hurd) Jones.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
He was a lifelong resident of New Bedford and was formerly employed by the Firestone Mill and later by the Continental Screw Company as a tool and die man until his retirement.
Mr. Jones was a Korean War Navy veteran.
Survivors include his former wife; a daughter, Catherine A. Burton of Fairhaven; two sons, Edward J. Jones and David A. Jones of Las Vegas; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was the father of the late Eugene A. Jones.
Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.

Arthur F. Benson
MIDDLEBORO -- Arthur F. Benson, 82, died Wednesday, July 3, 1996, after a long illness. He was the husband of Doris M. (Godbout) Benson and son of the late Frederick and Edna (Bryant) Benson.
He died at Tobey Hospital, Wareham.
He was a lifelong resident of Middleboro and attended the First Congregational Church at the Green.
Mr. Benson was a retired dairy farmer, worked for the Middleboro Police Department, Middleboro Light Department and was the dog officer for the Town of Middleboro for more than 30 years.
He was one of the original founders of the East Middleboro 4-H, having served as a leader for many years, a member of the Middleboro Lodge of Elks, Middleboro Police Officers Association and the Town Committee of East Middleboro 4-H.
Survivors include his widow; a daughter, Sandra J. Wetteland of Middleboro; a brother, Carroll W. Benson of Middleboro; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a niece and an nephew.
He was the father of the late Douglas F. Benson and Janice M. Savage, and brother of the late Harold H. Benson and Clarence Benson.
Arrangements are by the Egger Funeral Home, 61 Pearl St.

John W. Bloomer
ALBANY, N.Y. -- John W. Bloomer, 67, of Albany, died Monday, July 1, 1996, in the Samuel Stratton Veterans Administration Hospital. He was the husband of Vernice (Martin) Bloomer.
Mr. Bloomer was born in New Bedford and lived in Albany for the past 40 years. He was an Army veteran.
He worked as a florist for Kinary Florist and Nagengast Florist in Albany. He also operated his own florist shop at one time.
Survivors in addition to his wife, include a son, James M. Bloomer of Stuart, Fla.; a daughter, Diane M. Bryant of Albany; two sisters, Anita Langevin of Fairhaven and Marion Tye of Irving, Texas; and four grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Mary Ryan.
Arrangements are by Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, 490 Delaware Ave.

Louis C. McMann
BERKLEY -- Louis C. McMann, 68, formerly of Taunton, died Thursday, July 4, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the widower of Barbara (McQuade) McMann and son of the late John and Anna (Roberts) McMann.
He died at Morton Hospital.
Born in Dighton, he attended Holy Family Church and was educated in Taunton Schools.
He was employed by Bristol-Plymouth High School in the security office until his retirement and was previously employed by the former Orsini Trucking of Taunton as a truck driver. He also worked for General Work Clothes and before World War II worked for the local Coca-Cola Distributor in Taunton.
Mr. McMann was a World War II and Korean War Navy veteran, carpenter's mate 3rd class.
Survivors include three sons, Brian McMann and James McMann, both of Taunton, and Stephen McMann of Lakeville; a stepdaughter, Lisa Meehan of Raynham; a sister, Agnes Goldrick of Taunton; two brothers, Raymond McMann of Taunton and Leo McMann of California; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave.

Kenneth T. Swing
FALL RIVER -- Kenneth T. Swing, 67, of Aberdeen Street, formerly of Newport, R.I., died at home Tuesday, July 2, 1996. He was the husband of Betty Lee (Swindell) Swing, who works in Dartmouth and New Bedford, and son of the late Cletus R. and Pauline (Everhart) Swing.
Born in Lexington, N.C., he lived in Newport for a number of years and moved to Fall River in the early 1980s.
Mr. Swing was a Navy veteran and served 21 years active duty, until his retirement in 1971 as a machinist mate chief petty officer. During his years of service he earned five Good Conduct Medals, an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
He was a graduate of Lexington High School in North Carolina.
Survivors include his widow; two sons, Larry M. Davis-Swing of Morgantown, W.Va. and Terry C. Swing of Council Bluff, Iowa; a daughter, Deborah Dyer of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Franklin Swing of Lexington; three sisters, Eva Rae Clark, Shirley Phillips and Vivian Crouse, all of Lexington; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the 'Cherry Place' Home of Waring-Ashton & Coughlin D.D. Sullivan-Driscoll, 178 Winter St.

Stefania Niesluchowski
NEW BEDFORD -- Stefania (Maslanka) Niesluchowski, 82, died Friday, June 28, 1996. She was the widow of Leon Niesluchowski.
She died at St. Luke's Hospital.
She was born in Stryj, Poland, and lived in this are since 1951. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.
Survivors include a son, Warren George Niesluchowski of New York City; a daughter, Mary Niesluchowski of Warsaw, Poland; a brother, Roman Maslanka of Lwow, Ukraine; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Boulevard Funeral Home, 223 Ashley Blvd.

Victor Lange, dies at 87
Victor Lange, a longtime Princeton University professor who was president of the International Society of Germanists for five years and received a University of California award in 1975 as the dean of German studies in the United States, died Saturday in Princeton, N.J. He was 87 and lived in Princeton.
An authority in the fields of German and of comparative literature, he retired in 1977 as John M. Woodhull Professor of Modern Languages at Princeton, where he had begun teaching German literature in 1957. He was chairman of Princeton's department of Germanic languages and literatures from 1958 to 1973.
Mr. Lange was born in Leipzig, Germany, and received his doctorate in English literature from the University of Leipzig in 1934. He taught from 1932 to 1938 at the University of Toronto and then at Cornell until 1957, and was a visiting professor at Yale, Columbia, New York University, and the City University of New York. He also received two Guggenheim fellowships. His books included "The Classical Age of German Literature, 1740-1815."
He is survived by his wife, the former Frances Mary Olrich; a daughter, Dora Lange, of Indio, Calif.; a son, Thomas Victor Lange, of Pasadena, Calif.; and two grandchildren.


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