Talbot D. Bulkley Jr.
Talbot D. Bulkley Jr., 87, formerly of Cochituate died peacefully and comfortably on Friday, October 14, 2016, at Marlboro Hills Healthcare Center after a long illness. Talbot was born on January 20, 1929 in Chester, PA. He was the son of the late Talbot D. Bulkley Sr. and the late Essie B. Bulkley. He is survived by his wife Hilda S. Bulkley of Framingham, MA (formerly of Cochituate for 60 years), three sons, Lyle T. Bulkley of Framingham, Jay F. Bulkley of Framingham and Jon S. Bulkley of Hopedale. He also leaves his sister-in law Olivia Steele of Arlington, his brother Preston Pierce of Chester PA, his sister Joanne Terry-Johnson of Conshohocken, PA, a nephew Craig Terry of Philadelphia - two nieces Dina Terry of Conshohocken, PA, Vanessa Richardson of Trenton, NJ and many cousins. Talbot was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. and served in the 8th Marine Regiment during the Korean War. He was a graduate of Lincoln University with a Bachelors Degree in Biology (Chemistry minor) and later earned his Masters Degree in Education from Temple University. Talbot was a professor at the Moorestown Friends School in NJ, a Systems Analyst at Honeywell, a Management Consultant at Arthur D. Little, Director of Boston Poverty Program and a Program Planning Coordinator for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In 1971, he received a Presidential appointment and was sworn in by Senator Edward Brooke as the Regional Deputy Director of the Small Business Administration. Under his management of 8 regional offices and his direct authority he achieved several projects such as the building of an elementary school at Fort Devens, Airport Control Towers in Portland and Bangor Maine, the installation of an Automatic Landing System (ALS) at Logan International Airport and Landing light systems for all 3 Airports. After moving on from the SBA, Talbot became the Director of Vendor Relations at Digital Equipment Corporation in Maynard, MA where he developed and maintained vendor relation programs for 24 facilities in the US and Puerto Rico After officially retiring in 1994, he went back to teaching Biology at Massachusetts Bay Community College. His love of family, food and Boston Sports, was second to none. He will be missed by all! Visitations will be held Wednesday, October 19, 2016, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the John C. Bryant Funeral Home, 56 Pemberton Road (Off Rte. 30), Cochituate Village, Wayland. Private family interment will be held at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne with military honors. In lieu of flowers his family kindly suggests that memorial gifts in his memory may be sent to the American Lung Association, 14 Beacon Street, Suite 717, Boston, MA 02108. For condolence and directions, please visit www.johncbryantfuneralhome.com .
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