Roger J. Beauregard, 69, of Ware, a retired assistant plumber and steamfitter foreman in Physical Plant, died Aug. 30 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.
He served the University for nearly 20 years before retiring in 1994.
A captain in the Ware Fire Department, he served that institution for 26 years. He also was a Marine Corps sergeant in the Korean War.
He was a communicant of All Saints Church.
A member of the Ware Detachment of the Marine Corps League, he also belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion Post 246 in the Gilbertson section of Hardwick. In addition, he belonged to the Plumbers Union Local 89.
He leaves his wife, Marlene Beauregard; three sons, Roger M. of Shrewsbury, and Paul J. and Dennis, both of Ware; and nine grandchildren. Another son, Robert J., died earlier.
Robert E. Young, 93, of Weston, a retired professor at the Suburban Experiment Station in Waltham, died Sept. 1 in his granddaughter's home in Amesbury.
He served the University for more than 46 years before retiring in 1978.
With a bachelor's degree from the former Oklahoma A & M and a master's degree from Ohio State University, he helped develop more nutritious varieties of broccoli, carrots, squash and tomatoes through his work in the Waltham experiment station.
He leaves two sons, Ronald E. of North Reading and Steven J. of Hat-field, Pa.; a daughter, Deawn D. Dolan of Doylestown, Pa.; a brother, Raymond of Oklahoma City; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.