Obituary: Bruce Mougin, Retired Computer Programmer

Bruce Mougin, 68, of Cummington, a retired programmer and systems analyst, died Sept. 15.

Born in Springfield, Oct. 12, 1948, he earned an associate degree from Springfield Technical Community and a bachelor’s in business at Nathaniel Hawthorne College in New Hampshire.

He was a Navy veteran and served on the cemetery committee and zoning board in Cummington.

He joined the data processing center as computer operator in 1973 and became a programmer in 1978. He retired in 2004.

He is survived by his daughter Nicole Litchfield of Cummington; his brother Laurence “Skip” Mougin of Hinsdale, New Hampshire; and his former wife Donna Thackeray of Winchester, New York.

Calling hours will be Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m.-noon at Drozdal Funeral Home, 120 Damon Road, Northampton, followed immediately by a memorial service. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

Donations may be made in his name to: Alzheimer's Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham 02452, or to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 33 Lyman St., #205, Westborough 01581.