John Joseph Tolan ’62 died on April 16, 2004, in Petaluma, CA.
John Joseph Tolan ’62 died on April 16, 2004, in Petaluma, CA. Born on February 11, 1940, in Portland, he prepared for college at Portland High School and became a member of Psi Upsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended from 1958 to 1960. He was graduated from the University of Maine in 1985 and through the years was employed by General Motors Company in Flint, MI, General Electric Company in Hooksett, NH, Textron Defense Systems in Wilmington, MA, and Opto Electronics in Petaluma. Surviving are two sons, John E. Tolan of Scarborough and David P. Tolan of Seattle, WA; a daughter, Jennifer A. Peabody of Londonderry, NH; a brother, Edward Tolan of Falmouth; five grandchildren; and his fiancée, Sharon Bojanski of Petaluma.