Carl E. Feehrer, Ph.D.
- December 13, 1935 - September 26, 2012
- Bedford, Massachusetts
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“Dear Barbara and Family,
We knew Carl mostly though our monthly Breakfast Club at Concord Inn, which originated from a BBN connection. We knew...Read More »
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“Dear Barbara and family,
We were so saddened by Carl's passing but thankful for the couple of hours we got to share with the two of you a few days...Read More »
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“Dear Barbara, John, Jeanne and family,
It was my privilege to have known Carl for about 50 years, and to have worked with him for about 25 of...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Ray Nickerson - Bedford, MA
“Dearest Barbie, John, Jean and your families,
It is with my sincere condolences that I send this heartfelt message to all of you – the few times...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Larissa Johnson - Baltimore, MD
“Dearest Barbie, John and Jean and your families:
I join with my mother and sisters in offering our deepest sympathy on Carl's passing. Although it...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Linda McKinley - Pelham, NH
“Barbara, John, Jeanne and Grandkids: Our deepest sympathy on the loss of Carl. We know you have very many positive memories that you will cherish...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Phil Schaffer - Lexington, MA
Carl E. Feehrer Ph.D. age 76 of Bedford passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Barbara (Belcher) Feehrer for 51 years.
Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1935 he was the son of the late William R. and Sara (Tobias) Feehrer.
Raised and educated in Bethlehem, PA, he attended Franklin and Marshall College earning his Bachelor Degree in 1958, then his Masters Degree and Ph.D. in Psychology from Tufts University. He was employed as a research psychologist at MITRE Corporation, and the Dept. of Transportation, but spent most of his career at Bolt, Beranek and Newman in Cambridge.
In retirement, Carl enjoyed many hobbies, and served as volunteer director of the solar division of the American Association of Variable Star Observers. His family was the joy and focus of his life, and he was an avid reader and bicyclist.
Besides his wife he is survived by his son John and wife Nancy of Westford, and his daughter Jeanne and husband Scott Clark of Andover. Loving and adored grandfather of Derek, Nathan, Isabelle and Timothy Feehrer, and Sam, Sara and Julie Clark. He was also the brother of Susan J. Hahn of Bethlehem, PA.
A celebration of Carl's life will be planned at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to:
Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital-Bethke
Concord, MA 01742
Arrangements under the care of Glenn D. Burlamachi, CONCORD FUNERAL HOME, Concord.
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