Victims of the Boston flights
American Airlines Flight 175
Marie Pappalardo, 53, of Paramount, Calif.: Comptroller for ALA Foods in Long Beach. She grew up in Methuen and Lawrence. She was returning to California after making her annual visit to celebrate her daughter's birthday and attend the Feast of the Three Saints in Lawrence, according to her son-in-law, Lance Koutny. She leaves a daughter, Maria Tautenhan Koutny.
Patrick J. Quigley IV, 40, of Wellesley: Worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers for 11 years and was traveling on business. He leaves his wife, Patricia, who is eight months pregnant, and a 5-year-old daughter, Rachel. Quigley was born in Methuen. His father-in-law is Brendan Fleming, former mayor of Lowell.
James Roux, 43, of Portland, Maine: Attorney and nephew of the late Maine Governor James Longley. Roux worked for the Auburn, Maine, firm of Skelton, Taintor, and Abbott during the late '80s and early '90s before going into private practice in Portland. "We will miss and never forget Jim, our charming, glib, adventurous, intelligent, and humorous father, son, and brother," his family said in a statement.
Rimmele III, 32, of Marblehead: Doctor at a family practice in Danvers. Rimmele, an Amherst College graduate, was headed west for a medical conference. He leaves his wife, Kim.
Jesus Sanchez, 45: Was a ticket agent for the airline and was heading to California on vacation.
Victor Saracini, 51, Yardley, Pa.: Pilot. He had been a pilot since 1985. He leaves a wife and two children.
Robert M. and Kathleen Shearer, of Dover, N.H.: Retired couple who recently moved from Portsmouth into a newly built house in Dover. The Shearers were traveling to California on family matters.
Jane L. Simpkin, 36, of Wayland: Was flying to a meeting for her job at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. She had just begun classes at the Massachusetts School of Law and did volunteer work, including helping prison inmates learn to read. She lived with her widowed mother, Ann.
Brian D. Sweeney, 38, of Barnstable. He was an aeronautics and aviation consultant and was headed to Los Angeles for business. He called his wife, Julie, 29, a health education teacher at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School, from the plane: "Hi Jules, it's Brian. I'm on a hijacked plane and it doesn't look good. I hope I'll talk to you again. But if I can't, I want you to know I love you more than anything."