Mark L. Feeney Jr. age 87 died Wednesday, Feb. 20. Born in Worchester MA on January 18, 1926 son of the late Mark L. Feeney Sr. and Florence E. Feeney. He was educated at Worchester Junior College Industrial Engineering program, University of CT, Civil Engineer, Clark University , Industrial Law on a Ford Foundation Grant, and Sloan School for Industrial Management. He started his working career as an Industrial Engineer at Graton and Knight Co., then went to work as Methods Engineer at Norton Co., and Production Manager at Dapol Plastics all of Worchester. He was appointed production consultant for the Worchester Chamber of Commerce, then moved on to Boston as Manager of the Industrial Management Bureau for the New England Footwear Association, and Director of the National Footwear Manufacturers Association, New York. He founded Industry Associates INC and Mark Shoe INC where he served as President for both corporations for more than 15 years. Mr. Feeney was guest lecturer at the Sloan School where he was assistant to Professor Leo B. Moore and Professor Herbert F. Goodwin for 13 years. Upon retirement he moved with his family to FL. He joined the Keyes Company Realtors as Commercial Sales Consultant and Director of Real Estate Auctions for 10 years. Mr. Feeney received several awards from the American Red Cross, where his main responsibility was Director of shelter operations in Southern Florida for many years. He received a top award from the American Society for Advancement of Management, where he served as President. He served in the Coastguard and the United States Navy for 2 years on four ships during WWII. He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years June E. Feeney, Sister Muriel Buzza and her husband Eric M. Buzza Sr. He was survived by two sons Mark L. Feeney III of Bedford MA., Dr. Jay L. Feeney of Plymouth MA., one daughter Kimberly A. Bortoluzzi of Holly Springs, NC, three granddaughters and three grandsons. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, Feb. 25, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of the Waters Funeral Home 50 South Main St. Concord NH. Burial will be held on Tuesday Feb. 26, at 11 a.m. at St. John Cemetery, Worchester MA. Donations may be made in Marks memory to the American Red Cross, PO Box 4002018 Des Moines, IA 50340-2018
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Published in Old Colony Memorial from Feb. 23 to Mar. 2, 2013