Joseph Roger Phillip Daly, instructor 1960-61, Professor of Psychology, 1962-67; coach of varsity skiing, freshman soccer, and freshman lacrosse, died on March 1, 2017, in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
(The following was published in the Sentinel & Enterprise on February 28, 2017:)
TOWNSEND — Joseph Roger Phillip Daly, 88, of West Townsend, died Thursday, February 23, 2017, at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
He was born in Salem, MA on January 14, 1929 a son of the late Ernest and Emilia (Ouellette) Daly and has lived in Townsend since 1958.
Joe was a retired Sergeant Major from the U.S. Army having served in WWII, as an Airborne Ranger in the Korea Conflict, and also during the Vietnam War. During his military career he also advised the R.O.T.C. programs at Bowdoin, West Point, and Harvard.
After his retirement, Joe worked as the field manager at the St. Bernard’s Activity Center as well as a security guard at Ft. Devens and also owned and operated the Mini Mall in Fitchburg. Joe was a longtime Boy Scout Leader for Troop 84 in Townsend.
He leaves his wife of 66 years, Phyllis (LeFavore) Daly; a daughter Claudette Streigle of Norwich, CT; five grandchildren, David Middleton of Selden, NY, Joseph Streigle of Hartford, CT, Brian Streigle of Moscow, ID, Walter Streigle of Oak Hill, CT and Sara Daly of Keene, NH; four great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.
He is predeceased by a son, David M. Daly, a daughter, Cynthia M. Gecewicz, and six siblings