Roland A. Riegel, 84, a 10-year resident of Heritage Harbour in Annapolis, died of pneumonia and a staph infection Feb. 11, 2001 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Mr. Riegel was born may 9, 1916, to John and May Riegel at Albany, N.Y. He attended Cortland Teachers College, receiving a degree in education and working in that field for 21 years.
During World War II he served in the South Pacific theater of operations in the Navy as a member of the Seabees.
He went to Kerhonkson, N.Y., in 1948, and was supervising principal of the Kerhonkson Union Free School. After schools consolidated, he became the high school and elementary school principal until retiring in 1960.
He joined the Prudential insurance Co. and was manager of the Kingston regional office until 1969 when he became an agent emeritus.
Mr. Riegel was active in the Lions Club International since 1948, serving in various capacities with the Kerhonkson Lions Club. In 1973-73 he was awarded the Lion of the Year. In 1990 he joined the annapolis Lions Club and in 1996 was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship, the highest recognition conferred by the Lions Club International Foundation.
In addition, he was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
He was married to Emma Hollinger for 24 years and to Helen Schriver for 17 years, both of whom have predeceased him.
Surviving are his wife, Anna Mae Emmerling Riegel, whom he married in October 1991; a stepdaughter, Sally Bunt of Pasadena; a brother, Ernest Riegel of Batavia, N.Y.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St., and from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with burial in Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the heritage Harbour Respite Home, 801 Compass Way, Suite 3, Annapolis, MD 21401, or Lions Club International Foundation, 300 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook, IL 60523.
Timothy Patrick Thayer, 19, of Annapolis, died Feb. 11, 2001 in Annapolis.
The son of Patrick Martin and Paula Rugh Thayer of Annapolis, Mr. Thayer was born Nov. 19, 1981, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He accompanied his family on many military moves throughout the United States and attended schools in Fairfax, Va., and Annapolis. He received his high school diploma in December and was planning to enroll at Anne Arundel Community College.
At the time of his death, he was employed at the Crab Cake Factory. Known as a talented artist, he also had a great scientific and technical aptitude. He loved music, skateboarding, skiing, snowboarding, fishing and being outdoors. He was a skilled racing sailor and had successfully attained the rank of 420 Mate I with the Severn Sailing Association.
His interests included history and travel. He had visited Israel and Europe with his parents and twice had driven across the United States with his friends. He also enjoyed the company of his three dogs.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Capt. Samuel Paul Rugh and Lloyd B. and Gladys George Thayer.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandmother, Hazel Rugh of Mount Pleasant, Pa.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Saloom Funeral Home, 730 W. Main St., Mount Pleasant, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Middle Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made be made to the SPCA of Anne Arundel County, 1815 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403, or Pine Springs Camp, in care of Middle Presbyterian Church, Mount Pleasant, PA 15666.
Thirkield Drummond James, 88, of San Antonio, Texas, and formerly of Baltimore and Annapolis, died of Alzheimer's disease Feb. 7, 2002 in San Antonio.
Mrs. James was born in Pocomoke City in Worcester County. She was raised in Frederick and Annapolis where she attended public schools. She received a bachelor's degree in education from Morgan State University in 1934 and a master's degree in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania.
Mrs. James taught French, English and journalism for more than 30 years, starting in the 1940s at the former Wiley H. Bates High School. When she retired in the late 1970s she was teaching at Northeast High School.
She was a longtime member of St. John A.M.E. Church in Baltimore.
In 1941 she was married to A. Frank James, a retired public school principal who died last month.
Surviving are one son, Harold L. Curry of San Antonio, and two grandsons.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John A.M.E. Church, 810 N. Carrollton Ave., Baltimore.
John J. Majoros, 22, died of cancer Feb. 12, 2002 at the family home in Millersville.
Born June 6, 1979, in Maryland, Mr. Majoros was a 1997 graduate of Old Mill High School and had attended Anne Arundel Community College. He was a former Boy Scout.
He enjoyed swimming, lacrosse, reading, basketball and soccer.
Surviving are his parents, Carol Litz Majoros and Michael J. Majoros Jr.; three brothers, Matthew and Scott Majoros, all of the home, and Michael Majoros of Annapolis; and his grandparents, Celia and Michael J. Majoros Sr. of Glen Burnie
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave. SW, Glen Burnie. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church, 801 Stevenson Road, Severn. Burial will be in Glen Haven Cemetery in Glen Burnie.
Jacqueline A. Moreland, 24, a life-long resident of Odenton, died of liver failure Feb. 13, 2002 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She had been ill for several years.
Miss Moreland was born July 15, 1977, in Annapolis and graduated from Arundel High School in 1994.
She received a liver transplant at age 16.
She enjoyed playing bingo with her mother, Judith Ann Moreland, who died in 2000. Her sister, Dianne Moreland, died in 1994.
Surviving are her father, Phillip Moreland Sr. of Severn; and one brother, Philip Moreland Jr. of Ferndale.
Visitation will be on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., with funeral services at 8 p.m. at Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills. Burial will be in Glen Haven Cemetery at a later date.
Donations may be made to Johns Hopkins Hospital Children's Transplants, 550 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205.
Gladys Louise Parker Neal, 81, a 40-year resident of Annapolis, died of cardiac vascular disease Feb. 10, 2002 at Bon Secours Hospital in Baltimore.
Born April 4, 1920, in Harwood, Mrs. Neal was a graduate of the former Bayard School in Lothian.
In 1982 she retired after working as a housekeeper.
She was an active member of Adams United Methodist Church in Lothian, the We Work Together Circle and the United Methodist Women. She sang with the Goodwill Chorus and the United Choir of Chews Memorial United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Neal enjoyed catering with her sister, the late Charlotte Downs. She enjoyed baking pies, embroidering tablecloths and helping others.
On Sept. 30, 1961, she was married to Augustus Neal.
In addition to her husband she is survived by a stepson, Stephen Neal of Camp Springs; her stepdaughter, Gail Neal Greenleaf of Largo; two brothers, Richard Gross of Tracys Landing and James Gross of Coward, S.C.; two sisters, Gertrude Randall of Baltimore and Sarah Smith of Annapolis; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Larry Neal.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Adams United Methodist Church, 937 Bayard Road in Lothian, where a Christian Wake will be held at 11 a.m. and the funeral at noon Saturday. Burial will follow at Chews Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery, 492 Owensville Road in Harwood. Arrangements are by Reese and Sons Mortuary.
The Rev. Edward E. Schultz, 78, of Annapolis, a retired Lutheran pastor, died of heart failure Feb. 10, 2002 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
The Rev. Schultz was born in Niagara Falls, N.Y., and graduated in 1948 from Capital Theological Seminar in Columbus, Ohio.
He was pastor of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church on Loch Raven Boulevard in Baltimore from 1953 to 1976, supervising its construction. The congregation grew from 100 to 1,200 members.
He also held posts at churches in Kennebunk, Maine; Freeport, Bahamas; Allison Park, Pa., and Edison, N.J., in the 1970s and 1980s.
He helped to organize the Northeast Community Organization and was a former board chairman of Lutheran Social Services.
After his retirement in 1989, he was an interim pastor at Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran and Bethany Lutheran churches in Baltimore.
He was a member of Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Severna Park.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Ruth Helen Pollnow Schultz; three daughters, Elizabeth Schultz of Portland, Maine, Gretchen Schultz of Carmel Valley, Calif., and Amy Warner of Church Hill; a sister, Dorothy Ford of Williamsville, N.Y.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road, Severna Park. Arrangements are by Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Arundel Habitat for Humanity, 273D Peninsula Farm Road, Arnold, MD 21012, or Save the Children, 54 Wilton Road, Westport, CT 06880, Attention: Memorial Cards Department.
Mary Ellen "Bunchj" Simms, 41, of Annapolis, died of a heart attack Feb. 8, 2002 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Ms. Simms was born July 8, 1960, in Baltimore, and attended Anne Arundel County public schools. She was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her children, cooking for her family, shopping, attending church functions and reading the Bible.
Surviving are twin children, Timerio E. and Cierra E. Colbert; her mother, Mary E. Calloway Simms; her grandmother, Matha Ellen Simms, all of Annapolis; her brother, Clarence E. Simms Jr. of Baltimore; and two sisters, Patricia Simms of Glen Burnie and Sharon Simms of Annapolis.
She was the daughter of the late Clarence E. Simms Sr.
Visitation will be from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St., followed by a wake at 5:30 and a funeral at 6 p.m. Burial will be private.
Retired Navy Capt. George "Win" Winston Bailey, 93, of Annapolis died Feb. 14, 2002 at the Ginger Cove Health Center after a lengthy illness. The cause of death was not available.
Capt. Bailey was born Oct. 25, 1908 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended the University of Utah for one year before entering the Naval Academy with the class of 1932. Upon graduation, he was a surface line officer for four years, with battleship, cruiser and destroyer duty.
In 1936, he was designated an engineering duty officer and selected for postgraduate study at MIT. He graduated in 1939 with a master's degree in Naval Construction. While on active duty, he also served as a design officer, inspection officer and material officer at Navy facilities at Mare Island, Calif., Houston, Texas, and Quincy, Mass. He also served on the Commander, Destroyers Atlantic staff.
After initial service with the Navy's Bureau of Ships he was assigned as a repair superintendent and production officer at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard.
He returned to Washington, D.C. to serve as the senior hull inspection member of the Board of Inspection and Survey, before going back to the Bureau of Ships for his final tour as director of the Ships Division.
Upon retiring from the Navy in 1962, he joined the North American Rockwell Corp. in Downey, Calif. where he served as supervisor of Quality Engineering for the Apollo space program until 1970.
He was a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the American Society of Naval Engineers and the Navy League of the United States.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Jane Alsever Bailey; three daughters, Janet B. Schoening of Olney, Susan B. Miller of Annapolis and Nancy B. Austin of Springfield, Va.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Ginger Cove Friendship Fund, 4000 River Crescent Drive, Annapolis, 21401 or to the American Cancer Society, Anne Arundel County Unit, 1041 Route 3 North, Gambrills, MD 21054.
John Matthew Hazlin Jr., 93, of Annapolis, died Feb. 15, 2002 of respiratory failure at Future Care Chesapeake Nursing Center in Arnold after a two-month illness.
Mr. Hazlin was born June 28, 1908 in Mystic, Conn. He graduated from Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Ill. in 1928. He returned to Mystic and worked for Southern New England Telephone Company, before retiring with 44 years of service.
He was the past grand knight of the Father Murphy Council Knights of Columbus, Mystic, Conn. and a member of St. Patrick's Church.
He enjoyed carpentry, home repairs, art and was an avid golfer until age 85.
He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor Claire May Hazlin, whom he married June 11, 1934 and who died June 21, 1981 and one sister, Mary E. Hazlin Santin.
He is survived by one son, John Matthew Hazlin III of Huntington Beach, Calif.; one daughter, Eleanor May Travers of Annapolis; two brothers, Edward F. Hazlin of Stonington, Conn., and George J. Hazlin of Groton, Conn.; 6 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 20 at Shea Williams Dinoto Funeral Home, 17 Pearl St., Mystic, Conn. A funeral mass will follow at noon at St. Patrick's Church, East Main Street. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery on River Road immediately following the ceremony.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Associated Catholic Charities, 320 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21201.
Hiawatha Estelle Duvall McDonald, 95, of Annapolis, died Feb. 16, 2002 at the Spa Creek Nursing Home. The cause of death was not available.
Mrs. McDonald was the wife of the late Rev. Julian E. McDonald Sr., former pastor of the West River Charge of the Methodist Church, which included Mt. Zion, Galesville and Owensville Churches. She was the oldest living member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Lothian.
She was the mother of the late Julian E. McDonald Jr. and the sister of the late Wilbur Duvall.
She is survived by one sister, Aimee Belle Harper of Rockville; three sons, the Rev. Ramon E. McDonald Sr. of Annapolis and former pastor of Mt. Zion, Owensville and Trinity United Methodist churches, Wilbur E. McDonald Sr. of Mesa, Ariz., and Franklin E. McDonald of Galesville; one daughter, Elizabeth E. Rowe of La Plata; 10 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Emma L. Carlson, 95, a lifelong resident of Eastport, died of natural causes Feb. 16, 2002 at the Spa Creek Center, Genesis Eldercare Network.
A homemaker, Mrs. Carlson was born in Eastport on Sept. 9, 1906. She was a lifelong active member of Eastport United Methodist Church and of Annapolis Chapter 46 of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Her husband, Eno D. Carlson, died Feb. 15, 1981.
Surviving are her brother, Raymond Brown of Annapolis, her sister, Ellen Higgs also of Annapolis, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Herzog, and two sisters, Carrie Brown and Amelia Hunter.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Eastport United Methodist Church, 926 Bay Ridge Ave., with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2001 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Mary Eugenia Gambacorta, 82, of Williamsburg, Va., died Feb. 12, 2002 in Virginia Beach, Va.
Mrs. Gambacorta's life was linked to the Navy as both a daughter and wife of Naval officers. Born May 13, 1919, in Annapolis, she graduated from Norfolk, Va., Catholic High School. She was married for 63 years to Navy Capt. Francis Michael Gambacorta who predeceased her.
She was an artist and an avid gardener.
Survivors include one daughter, Marcia Eugenia Glenn of Virginia Beach; one son, retired Navy Capt. Francis Michael Gambacorta of Smithfield, Va.; three granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren.
She was the daughter of the late Navy Lt. Cmdr. Eugene Frieh and Mary Johnson Frieh and the sister of the late Eugene Frieh.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Andrew's Chapel at the Naval Academy. Burial will follow in the Naval Academy Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Bucktrout of Williamsburg Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to her church, St. Bede's Catholic Church Building Fund, 10 Harrison Ave., Williamsburg, VA 23185.