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John Peter Huchra

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HUCHRA, John Peter Of Lexington, Oct. 8, 2010. Husband of Rebecca M. Henderson. John is also survived by his parents, Mieccyslaw Huchra and Helen (Lewicki), by a son, Harry, and by a sister, Christine. Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University; Member of the National Academy. Visiting Hours will be held Monday Oct. 11 at the Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Rd., LEXINGTON, from 4pm to 8pm. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday Oct. 12 in Story Chapel at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge at 11am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Donations in his memory may be made to MIT, 77 Mass. Ave. Cambridge, MA 02139. Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers gifts may be made to MIT for the John P. Huchra Memorial Fund. Checks should be payable to MIT, 600 Memorial Dr., W98-500, Cambridge MA 02139. On line gifts can be made at: https://giving.mit.edu/givenow/GiftStart.dyn Douglass Funeral Home Lexington 781-862-1800 www.douglassfh.com

Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 10, 2010
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