While working at Western Electric as an electronics technician, he earned a degree in electrical engineering from Lowell Technological Institute. This achievement was rewarded with a promotion to associate engineer. He ultimately was promoted to senior engineer. By the time he retired, he was a licensed professional engineer and held a master electrician license.
ARRANGEMENTS: In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Central Vermont Adult Basic Education, 46 Washington St., Suite 100, Barre, VT 05641. A memorial service will be held at a later date.