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Save the Date - 3rd Annual Stockbridge Graduation Event
Alpha Tau Gamma invites you to the 3rd Annual Stockbridge Graduation event on Saturday, May 9th, 2015, from 12-5pm, immediately following the Stockbridge commencement.
This annual event comprises of all you can eat food such as, pig roast, steamship roast, burgers, hot dogs, and chicken; raffles, prizes,music, horseshoes, volleyball, fun for all ages.
It will take place at the Hadley Young Men’s Club, 138 East Street, Hadley, MA. Adults pay $20 per person, children under 6 and graduating seniors are free, all proceeds go towards the Alpha Tau Gamma Scholarship Fund, available for all Stockbridge students. Please register now for a discounted rate of $15 per adult using button below or email Timothy Kaija for more information.
Our dearly beloved Jim Mulcahy has unexpectedly passed away. He has been our brother for many years who has devoted much of his life to our organization. We are his only family.
Services will be held at the Newman Center on Friday March 27 and 28. We are planning a formal ceremony on Saturday. More will follow in the next few days. Please check this website for more updates. If you have questions feel free to call me, Doug Paquin '65 at 941-347-7695.
Obituary: James Edward Mulcahy Holyoke, Amherst & Boston: James Edward Mulcahy, 76, of Lyman Street, Holyoke, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Holyoke Hospital. Holyoke.
Mr. Mulcahy was born in Boston, October 30, 1938, the son of Joseph V. and Catherine Rose (O’Connor) Mulcahy and grew up in Arlington. He had attended St. Agnes Church in Arlington. Mr. Mulcahy was a 1960 graduate of University of Massachusetts School of Agriculture at Stockbridge and in 1966 graduated from the University of Massachusetts. He worked briefly for the United States Forestry Service.
He became a life long member of the Alpha Tau Gamma social fraternity where he developed a keen concern with student development. He instructed the fraternity in financial investment as well as the benefits derived from the Arts. He remained and avid student of classical music, theater and fine arts.
Mr. Mulcahy was an active alumnus of the University of Massachusetts’ Stockbridge School of Agriculture (SSA) where he studied arboriculture, turf grass management, and entomology. Following work as an arborist and biological aide he was: the owner of many rental properties in Amherst; publisher of audience programs for UMass athletics and the UMass Fine Arts Center; partner/treasurer of the Wilbur Theater in Boston and Mildred’s Chowder House in Hyannis; and owner/operator of Cypress Apartments in Providence, RI.
He has served the SSA for over 50 years in a variety of alumni volunteer board and officer positions. He co-founded the UMass athletic hall of fame and continues on the annual selection committee. He served on the board of the Boston Symphony Tanglewood Friends. He was an overseer of the Newman Center in Amherst. He is the clerk for the James Underwood Crockett Agricultural Technology Growth Fund and is the treasurer of Alpha Tau Gamma, Inc. He coordinated the installation and current maintenance of the Frank Hart Memorial Garden in Amherst, the Mass. Highway Visibility Site at UMass and the Jim Crockett Memorial Garden in Boston until its relocation to the Elm Bank Horticultural Center.
He is a member of the Massachusetts Agricultural Club, the Knights of Columbus and a subscriber to Fridays at the Boston Symphony since 1963. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 Am Saturday, March 28th at the Newman Center at University of Massachusetts, 472 North Pleasant St. Amherst.
Mr. Mulcahy’s remains will lie in state from 5-8 PM Friday, March 27th in the Chapel of the Newman Center. Friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend. Memorial contributions may be made to the James Underwood Crockett Fund, c/o Bank of America, US Trust. 100 Westminster Street, PO Box RI 1-536-05-03, Providence, RI 02901. The T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 250 Main Street, Townsend is assisting the family with arrangements. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com for additional information.
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