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JEFFERSON, JOHN T. - Arlington  
CORRECTION JEFFERSON, John T. Parents John & Mary Jefferson, sister Lois of Cambridge. Father of John, AnnMarie and Doreen Jefferson. Grandchildren, T. Jefferson, James Sullivan, Ashley and Michael Cronin, Adam Beaulieu. Friends, Carol Lucci, "Smokey" and Mary Remeika. Resting place, Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Sec. D, Row 7, Site C29. View the online memorial for John T. JEFFERSON
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Published in The Boston Globe on July 22, 2016
JENSEN, JOHN ANDERS - Needham  
JENSEN, John Anders Age 78, passed on into the arms of God on Thursday, July 7, 2016. He was given compassionate care by the nurses and doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing. John was born May 18, 1938 in Rochester, NY and is predeceased by his parents Kathryn Foulkes Jensen and Willis Truman Jensen. He graduated from Cornell University, and received an Ed.D. from University of Rochester. John was an Associate Professor of Education, Lynch School of Education, Boston College from 1965 until his retirement in 2003 where he taught a variety of courses in Research Design, Statistics, Data Analysis, Computer Programming, Psychometrics, and Test Construction. He was also past Director of the University Computing Center. For the past 38 years, as President of Metrics, Inc., John has collaborated with the Inter-Hospital Study Group for Anesthesia Education (IHSGAE) in production, distribution, scoring, and report generation for the Anesthesia Knowledge Test series. The AKT series is currently administered annually to over 1500 residents in anesthesia in 140 medical schools internationally. He also developed norms for the Slosson Intelligence Test. John was passionately involved with the Christ Church in Needham. He was a member of the Pastoral Response Ministry, the Liturgy committee, the Organ committee, a Confirmation mentor and former member of the Vestry and choir. John was a loving father and husband who was happiest when with his family. He always enjoyed watching the chaos of extended family around the pool and making short yet poignant comments about life-- frequently with a brief watering of his eyes. He thrived on strong conversations around the kitchen table about politics, and world affairs. He was always gentle, forever curious, and loving with his wife and children. He is survived and will always be loved by his wife, Karen Holmes Jensen, and children, John Christian and Laura Jensen, Catherine and Geoghan Coogan, Emily and Thomas Dudack, grandchildren, Anna, Sarah and Thomas Jensen, John, Jane, and Emily Coogan, Thomas, Charlie, and Madeline Dudack and his sister, Mrs. Karen Strickler of Washington, D.C. and his brother Erik (Carol) Jensen of Yorktown Heights, N.Y. A Memorial Service to give thanks for John's life will take place on Saturday, August 6th at 10AM at Christ Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Avenue, Needham. The family will be receiving friends immediately following the Service at the Wellesley College Club, Wellesley. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ Episcopal Church,1132 Highland Avenue, Needham Heights, MA 02494. For obit, directions or to share a memory of John, please visit www.eatonfuneralhomes.com Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201
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Published in The Boston Globe on July 10, 2016
JOHNSON, JAMES ALLEN - ,Virginia,  
JOHNSON, James Allen Major General, US Army, Retired, died on July 20, 2016, at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital at age 92. He was a highly decorated officer in the US Army Corps of Engineers, whose numerous awards and decorations also included two Distinguished Service Medals, the Silver Star, two Purple Hearts, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, and Parachute Badge. He served as the Commanding General of Fort Belvoir and the North Atlantic Division Engineer before retirement in 1980 as the Deputy Chief of Engineers. His parents were Martinus and Sofie Johnson of Stoughton, Wisconsin. He was the youngest of 11 children and is survived by his brother, Martin; his loving wife of 66 years, Kathleen Smith Johnson; his daughter Pamela J. Meister and husband Stephen Meister; son James A. Johnson, Jr. and partner Frank Spencer; son Mark T. Johnson and wife Moyo S. Johnson; and son Stephen V. Johnsen; grandson Sean Johnson and wife Kyara; and granddaughters Alissa-Marie, Leina-Mei, and Marika-Kei. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. He possessed a keen intelligence and great sense of humor. He loved his family, his Norwegian heritage, the Army, West Point, and Fort Belvoir. A memorial service will be held on August 5 at 10:00 a.m. at the Fort Belvoir Chapel, followed by a reception at the Officers' Club.
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Published in The Boston Globe on July 31, 2016
JOSEPH, MILDRED H. (BRIERLEY) - Centerville  
JOSEPH, Mildred H. (Brierley) Of Centerville, formerly of West Roxbury, July 24, 2016. Dear and devoted wife of the late Nicholas Joseph. Loving mother of Diane Foley and her husband Daniel of Walpole and the late Paul Joseph, Virginia Perry and Philip Joseph. Cherished grandmother "Nana" of Lisa, Adam, Jennifer and Marie and great-grandmother of 8. Dear sister of the late Edith Wood and Roy Brierley. Funeral Service Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 55 Emmonsdale Rd., WEST ROXBURY. Visiting hours Tuesday 5-8 p.m. at the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home, 8 Spring St. (at the corner of Centre St.), WEST ROXBURY. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mildred's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association of MA, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or to the Church. Interment at The Gardens Cemetery, West Roxbury. Guestbook, directions and other information at www.KfouryFuneral.com . Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home West Roxbury 617-325-3600 View the online memorial for Mildred H. (Brierley) JOSEPH
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Published in The Boston Globe on July 26, 2016
JOY-NOWICKI, SUSAN V. - Duxbury  
JOY-NOWICKI, Susan V. Of Duxbury, Susan V. Joy-Nowicki recently lost her long struggle with ovarian cancer. The youngest of five siblings, Susan was born in 1956 in Malden MA to Dorothy and Arthur Joy. Susan's entire life is marked with a zest for life and the courage to face the many challenges that life holds. She is survived by her loving husband, Thomas, dear daughter, Jillian Joy-Benoit. Susan's siblings, George Joy (Barbara Fila), Arthur Joy (Teuila Bozeman), Eunice Newton (Michael) and Robert Joy (Barbara), Aunt Ellen Magro and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and their respective spouses with many of whom she had a special relationship. Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington St, Rte 53 in HANOVER on Tuesday from 4-7 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 AM at St. Mary's Parish, 313 Court St in North Plymouth. Burial will follow at Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Susan's name to Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancer at Dana-Farber or The Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. For directions and to sign Susan's online guest book, please visit SullivanFuneralHomes.com Hanover Rockland Hanson 781-878-0920 781-293-2020 Family Owned & Operated For 5 Generations Since 1897 View the online memorial for Susan V. JOY-NOWICKI
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Published in The Boston Globe on July 25, 2016
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