James J. Babineau Jr., 64, of
Reading, formerly of Melrose. Was a
math teacher at Melrose High School
and Melrose Junior High School
for 35 years before retiring. He was
also an adjunct professor of math at
North Shore Community College. He
served as treasurer and president of
the Melrose Education Association.
Mary R. Bemis, 87, of Salem.
Was an elementary school teacher in
Beverly before becoming a chemistry
teacher at Classical High School in
Lynn, where she served as the director
of the science department and as a
guidance counselor. Oct. 13.
Robert A. Bombard, 85, of
Boylston. Taught woodworking at
Natick High School and Worcester
Technical High School for many years
before he retired. Dec. 30.
David R. Braley, 77, of Ware and
Holden. Taught in the Worcester Public
Schools for 39 years, serving as the
principal of several schools. He retired
as the principal of the Harlow Street
Elementary School. Nov. 15.
Bruce S. Burgess, 83, of
Marshfield and Norwell. Was a
teacher in the Weymouth Public
Schools for 12 years. He was a
longtime office manager for the
Massachusetts Teachers Association
until his retirement in 1992. Nov. 3.
Christine M. Farnsworth, 85, of
Westwood. Taught at Dorchester High
School for one year before teaching at
Watertown High School for more than
30 years. Nov. 19.
John Flannery, 76, of Spencer.
Was a science teacher at Southbridge
High School for 35 years, retiring in
2002. Nov. 5.
Harold E. LeBlanc, 90, of
Palm Desert, California, formerly
of Norwood and Walpole. Was an
elementary school teacher for many
years and served as a principal in
Walpole for 26 years. Nov. 1.
C. Carvill Moore, 84, of Leicester.
Was an English teacher for the Leicester
Public Schools until he retired in
1995. Nov. 12.
Mary C. Murphy, 86, of
Worcester. Was a kindergarten teacher
in the Worcester Public Schools,
teaching at the Thorndyke Road
School for 30 years. She retired in
1995. Nov. 29.
Anne Marie Seybold, 78, of West
Springfield. Was an elementary school
teacher for 40 years, mostly in the
Chicopee Public Schools. Oct. 24.
Carol A. Swain, 81, of North
Adams. Taught first grade at Greylock
Elementary School for many years.
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