Miles Howlett McTernan ’50 died on October 22, 2004, in Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Born on February 28, 1929, in Brighton, MA, he prepared for college at Thayer Academy in Massachusetts and became a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he entered in 1946. Following his graduation in February of 1950, he was an engineer for several projects associated with the development of the St. Lawrence Seaway. He later became a project engineer with Arundel Corporation of Maryland and Perini Corporation of Massachusetts. From 1970 to 1977, he was the business manager of the Dennis (MA) Water District. After working as the project engineer of the Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant in Hew Hampshire, he was the owner of the Country Inn in Harwich Port, MA, and the Dennis House in Dennis, MA. In 1984, he became the superintendent of the Orleans (MA) Water District. Surviving are his wife, Joan Matthews McTernan; a daughter, Amy Wood of Eastham, MA; a son, Douglas McTernan of Newburyport, MA; four stepchildren, Anne Pelletier of West Barnstable, MA, Bruce Pelletier of Chatham, MA, Gail Snyder of Marston Mills, MA, and Richard Pelletier of South Yarmouth, MA; two grandchildren; and five step-grandchildren.