Dr. Francis J. Adams, 80, of
Braintree. Taught in the Boston,
Weymouth, Scituate and Stoughton school
systems. In Stoughton, was director of
curriculum for kindergarten through
12th grade. Also taught English literacy
at Quincy Junior College and Massasoit
Community College. July 20.
Rita M. Albrecht, 100, of
Winchendon. Taught first and second grade
at the Mitchell School in Marlborough.
Was named Massachusetts Teacher of the
Year in 1960. March 14.
Rita D. Astorino, 80, of Sun City
West, Arizona, formerly of Springfield.
Was a science teacher. Dec. 28.
John T. Babine, 63, of Reading.
Taught math and science in Reading for 35
years. March 23.
Ann Patch Constantine, 97,
of Damariscotta, Maine, formerly
of Ipswich. Taught first grade in Ipswich
and Topsfield for 25 years. May 12.
Patricia H. Corner, 79, of
Marlborough. Was an elementary school
teacher for the Marlborough school system
for 30 years, retiring in 1993. March 10.
Gary J. Duffey, 53, of Seekonk.
Was a graphic arts teacher at Cape
Cod Regional Technical High School,
Harwich; Somerville Trade High School,
Somerville; Minuteman Regional
Technical High School, Lexington;
Coventry High School, Coventry, Rhode
Island; Madison Park High School,
Boston; and Providence Career and
Technical Academy, Providence. Feb. 12.
Deborah Eckersley, 50, of Fall
River. Was an art teacher at Letourneau
Elementary School in Fall River. March 9.
Suzanne E. Fleming, 67, of
Marblehead. Taught at the Elbridge Gerry
School in Marblehead for 36 years, retiring
in 2004. June 22.
William J. Garrity, Jr., 81, of
Pittsfield. Taught in the Central Berkshire
Regional School District for 35 years.
Edward J. Goldsmith, Sr., 78, of
Oxford. Was an automotive instructor at Bay
Path Regional Vocational Technical High
School in Charlton for 28 years. June 20.
Ghernot L. Knox, 92, of Haverhill.
Taught English at Haverhill Trade School.
Also served as assistant director of
vocational education for the state. June 16.
Claire McDonald, 83, of Weymouth.
Was a retired employee of MTA Benefits,
where she worked for several years. July 16.
Kenneth J. McIntire, Sr., 83, of
Randolph. Was an educator and guidance
counselor for 35 years in Milton. May 10.
Bryan McSheffrey, 51, of East
Bridgewater. Was an eighth-grade history
teacher at Easton Middle School. April 23.
Cecilia R. Misseri, 89, of Watertown. Was a business teacher at Waltham
High School. April 17.
Donald A. Oakley, 78, of East
Bridgewater. Was a history teacher at East
Bridgewater High School for more than 20
years. Also served as head of the History
Department. April 19.
Mary E. Sheridan, 94, of Clinton.
Was a nurse and elementary school teacher
for the Clinton school system. March 17.
Ralph L. Shindler, 93, of Arden,
North Carolina, formerly of Agawam. Was
a teacher for eight years and then assistant
principal at Longmeadow High School,
followed by 16 years as principal of East
Longmeadow High School. July 21.
Daniel M. Weeder, 84, of Topsfield.
Taught automotive mechanics at Lynn
Vocational and Technical High School for
19 years. April 10.
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