John Eric Campbell, 28, of Shady Side, died Dec. 27, 2001 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Campbell had suffered a stroke in January and was found to have a brain tumor. His family and friends supported him with several fund-raisers to help with expenses.
According to a March 13 story in The Capital, "Coach John" was known for his encouragement of children, especially the South County Stallions 65-pound team which he coached in the Southern Athletic Association.
Born April 26, 1973, in Cheverly, he was the youngest of nine children. He attended Fairmont Heights High School and worked for Aggregates Inc., a concrete products company.
Surviving are his wife, Sonya K. Campbell; two daughters, Kailey S. and Chloe S. Campbell of the home; his mother, Shirley M. Campbell of Cheverly; three brothers, Skip Campbell of Huntingtown, Mike Campbell of Crofton and Duke Campbell of Odenton; and four sisters, Denise Gallagher of Crofton, Diana Gregory of Sharpsburg and Teresa Diaz and Angel Murphy, both of Odenton.
He was the son of the late Everett M. Campbell and the brother of the late Pam Campbell.
Friends may call at Gasch's Funeral Home, 4739 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, on Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be said at 11 a.m. Friday at Ascension Catholic Church, 11700 Lanham-Severn Road, Bowie. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery in Sykesville.
Ann M. Hardy, 71, a resident of Edgewater for 45 years, died Dec. 27, 2001 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Heritage Harbour Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Hardy was born Feb. 27, 1930, in Scranton, Pa. She retired in 1992 after working in various secretarial positions in Annapolis for Anne Arundel Medical Center, the Naval Academy and the Maryland General Assembly.
She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Edgewater and enjoyed playing bingo and traveling.
In June 1956 she was married to James Hardy.
Also surviving are one son, Bill Hardy of Deale; four daughters, Mary Jo Clark of Arnold, Jean Decker of Honolulu, Hawaii, Nancy Shifler of Edgewater and Kathy Kindig of Mayo; one brother, Robert Burkhart of St. Petersburg, Fla.; one sister, Jane Peterson of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial will be said at 1 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 515 Loch Haven Road, Edgewater. Burial will be in Lakemont Cemetery in Davidsonville. Arrangements are by Kalas Funeral Home in Edgewater.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Russell Hirschauer Sr., 85, of Berlin, died Dec. 27, 2001 at the Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Baltimore, Mr. Hirschauer was the son of the late Andrew Lewis and Katherine M. Behling Hirschauer. He lived in Pasadena, Glen Burnie and Love Point in Stevensville before moving to Berlin.
He was an aeronautical and electrical engineer who worked for Glenn L. Martin and later Martin Marietta for 30 years. He was part of the team that was responsible for the capsular wiring in the Gemini spacecraft project. He later worked with Westinghouse in its radar division.
Surviving are his wife, Lilly Lee Kenny Hirschauer; two sons, James William "Bill" Hirschauer of Bishopville and Richard Lee Hirschauer of Centreville; one daughter, Rosalyn Harrison Wisniewski of Pasadena; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was the father of Russell Hirschauer who died in 1996 and Paul Thomas Hirschauer who died in 1998.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 5 at Glen Haven Cemetery in Glen Burnie. Arrangements are by Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Gerri Harrison, 331 Winter Quarters Drive, Pocomoke City, MD 21851.
Willis Don "Grandpa Will" Keller, 71, of Annapolis, died Dec. 27, 2001 at Future Care-Chesapeake in Arnold. He had coronary artery disease.
Born July 27, 1930, in Abingdon, Va., Mr. Keller served in the Army during the Korean War.
He worked for Parreco and Sons in Hyattsville as a truck driver. Previously he worked for Jones of Annapolis as a trucker.
He enjoyed gardening and going to the race track.
In 1972, he married Mittie Keller.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Keith Biggar of Arnold; three daughters, Cheryl Napfel of Arnold, Debbie Smith of Edgewater and Patty Richards of Brookline, Mass.; one brother, Wiley Keller of Annapolis; two sisters, June Rowland of Texas and Betty Hadden of Florida; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was the brother of the late Clayton Keller, Katherine Russell, Wanda Newman and Helen Rouse.
Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St., where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.
Annie Matilda Thomason, 94, of Annapolis, died of heart failure Dec. 28, 2001 at Fairfield Nursing Home in Crownsville after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Thomason was born in Annapolis on July 6, 1907, and was a homemaker. She was of the Methodist faith and enjoyed crocheting.
On July 6, 1923, she married Lawrence Franklin Thomason who died in 1988.
Surviving are three sons, George Edgar and Lawrence Franklin Thomason, both of Annapolis, and William Roger Thomason of Ormond Beach, Fla.; four daughters, Annie Florine Kurtz of Melbourne, Fla., Geraldine Patricia Moran of Delaware, Mary Ellen Whitcraft of Beltsville and Barbara Ann Bice of Cumberland; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was the daughter of the late Royston Edgar and Mary Elizabeth Mitchell Martin.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. tomorrow at Hardesty Funeral Home, 12 Ridgely Ave., where services will be at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in St. Anne's Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Oswald Wilson, 89, of Friendship, a lifelong farmer and sawmill operator, died Dec. 23, 2001 at his home due to complications of a stroke.
Mr. Wilson was born July 30, 1912, on Woodside Farm, part of the property owned by the Wilson family for more than 200 years. He attended the former Friendship School and graduated in 1931 from the former Tracey's High School, where he captained the baseball team, played soccer and excelled in track and field, holding several state records at the time.
He also played semi-professional baseball in Washington, D.C.
In 1936, he married Leona E. Parks and he built their home with lumber sawed in his mill from timber cut on the farm. Together they raised their family and worked the farm. He ran his sawmill until the mid-1970s and farmed until the mid-1980s.
Mr. Wilson loved goose hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He was a member of the Anne Arundel County Farm Bureau, the Calvert County Sportsman Club, Booker's Gun Club on the Eastern Shore and the former Cove Club, a social club in Fairhaven in the 1930s.
He was a lifelong member of St. James Parish in Lothian, where he and his wife started the first youth fellowship group in the late 1940s.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Helen E. Hill of Piedmont, Calif.; two sons, Oswald "Ozzie" Wilson Jr. of Marathon, Fla., and J. Compton Wilson of Friendship; and five granddaughters.
He was the father of the late Rosalie Carr Wilson and the brother of the late Julius E. and J. William Wilson Sr.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. James Parish with burial in the church cemetery. Arrangements are by Rausch Funeral Home in Owings.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. James Parish Library Committee, 5757 Solomons Island Road, Lothian, MD 20711.
Joseph Norman Crowe, 79, of Pasadena, died Dec. 22, 2000 at Future Care Chesapeake in Arnold after a lengthy illness.
Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Mr. Crowe was a longtime resident of Silver Spring. He attended Catholic University's Columbus Law School and worked as an attorney for Government Employees Insurance Co. He served in the Navy during World War II, stationed in the Pacific theater.
He was a member and usher at St. Michael's Catholic Church of Silver Spring and was an active volunteer with the St. Vincent dePaul Society.
He was a fan of the Washington Redskins football team.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Butler Crowe, whom he married in 1951; one son, Joseph T. Crowe of Severna Park; two daughters, Colleen M. Crowe of Pasadena, and Patricia C. Barker of Wyckoff, N.J.; two sisters, Alice C. Ely of Reno, Nev., and Mary C. Burns of Bowie; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 689 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park. Burial will follow in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.
Joseph Jacob "Joe" Hanzook Sr., 78, died Dec. 23, 2000 of Parkinson's disease at FutureCare/Chesapeake of Arnold.
A native of Baltimore, he had lived in Pasadena for 15 years and Severna Park for more than 30 years. He graduated from Glen Burnie High School and from Johns Hopkins University in 1949 with a degree in industrial engineering. He was a sales engineer with Honeywell, Tate Engineering and Diebold.
During World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps as a second lieutenant and was shot down during a raid over Hanover, Germany, in 1944. He spent 18 months as a prisoner of war at Stalag Luft I on the Baltic Sea. Among his decorations was the Purple Heart.
He was an elder and usher at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church of Severna Park and a past member of the Severn River Swim Club. His hobbies were boating, crafts and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian Miller Hanzook of Severna Park, whom he married in 1945; one son, Joseph J. Hanzook Jr. of Kennett Square, Pa.; three daughters, Margaret Ferguson of Arnold, Patricia Hanzook of Baltimore and Lisa Blair Cavey of Severna Park; four sisters, Genevieve Syah of Ocean City, Marie Bradley of Odenton, Dorothy Gundling of Pasadena, and Joyce Wood of Sykesville; and eight grandchildren.
He was the brother of the late Melvin and John Hanzook.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. Burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund of Woods Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park, MD 21146.
Charles A. Kinkade, 72, of Annapolis, died of cancer at his home Dec. 17, 2000 after a brief illness.
Born in Ohio, Mr. Kinkade was raised in New Jersey. He served in the Army during the Korean War.
He worked for 27 years for Champion Spark Plug and later as a mason in Auburn, N.Y.
He enjoyed fixing up his farm house home.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Kinkade of Annapolis; one daughter, Gail Southard of Arnold; and six grandchildren. He was the father of Wayne W. Kinkade, who died in 1998.
The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 5 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Johns Hopkins Hospice, 2400 Browning Highway, Baltimore, MD 21224. Arrangements are by Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.
James Richard "Jim" Long, 58, of Edgewater, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Dec. 22, 2000 at his home.
Born in Cumberland, Mr. Long was a graduate of the University of Maryland at Baltimore. He retired in 1997 after a career of 36 years with the Department of Defense at Fort George G. Meade. For the past three years, he had worked as a computer systems analyst with Lockheed Martin.
He was a lifetime member of the National Railroad Association and an active member of the Davidsonville United Methodist Church where he served as head usher and Sunday school teacher, currently teaching the third grade class.
Interested in sports, he was the girls lacrosse coach with the Davidsonville Athletic Association.
His interests included railroading, fishing, lacrosse, baseball and coaching youth teams.
Survivors include his wife, Raye Suitt Long; two daughters, Evelyn Lorraine Long and Shannon Raye Long, both of Edgewater; and a brother, John R. Long of Glen Burnie.
Visitation will be from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Davidsonville United Methodist Church, 719 Central Ave. Burial will be in Lakemont Memorial Gardens in Davidsonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Davidsonville United Methodist Church, P.O., Box 370 Davidsonville, MD 21035 or to the Evelyn and Shannon Long Education Fund, c/o Annapolis Bank and Trust, 3054 Solomons Island Road, Attn: Joanne Schneck, Edgewater, MD 21037.
Cecilia H. Miller, 86, a lifelong resident of Annapolis, died Dec. 22, 2000 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Born on the family farm on Broadneck Road, Mrs. Miller attended schools in Baltimore and Anne Arundel County.
Most of the original farmland has now been developed into the communities of Broadneck Park, College Parkway and Windsor Park.
She was a member of St. Andrew by the Bay Catholic Church.
Her hobbies were flower and vegetable gardening.
Survivors include three sons, Walter R. Miller Jr., and William V. Miller, both of Annapolis, Anthony R. Miller of Glen Burnie; one daughter, Barbara M. Hitchings of Annapolis; one brother, John J. Smith of Boca Raton, Fla., one sister, Mary L. Windsor of Annapolis; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was the widow of Walter R. Miller Sr. who died in 1993 and the sister of the late Frank, Anthony and Louise Smith.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the John M. Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrew by the Bay Catholic Church, College Parkway, Cape St. Claire. Burial will follow at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew by the Bay Church, 701 College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Clara Catherine Morgan, 95, of Mayo, died Dec. 25, 2000 of heart failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Born in Baltimore, Mrs. Morgan attended Baltimore city schools. During World War II, she worked as a riveter at the former Glenn L. Martin Co. in Baltimore, helping to make warplanes. Later, she worked at both Beverly and Triton beaches in Mayo and was a cashier at the Bay Ridge Beach until 1987.
She formerly attended Mayo United Methodist Church.
Her interests were oil painting, drawing, reading, gardening and travel.
Survivors include one son, Robert Fooksman of Albuquerque, N.M.; two daughters, Shirley Reppenhagan of Annapolis and Miriam "Mitzi" Mueller of Baltimore; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was the widow of William D. Morgan, who died in 1956.
Visitation will be from 3 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater.
Service and burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 714 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park, MD 21146.
Carroll "Ray" Pine, 64, of Nanticoke in Wicomico County, died Dec. 20, 2000 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.
Born in Rosewood, Ohio, Mr. Pine was an Army veteran and was employed by Eastern Tunnel Corp. of Ellicott City as a heavy equipment operator and supervisor for 20 years.
He was the founder of the J & D Hunting Club of Quantico in Wicomico County. His hobbies were hunting, fishing and teaching children firearms safety.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Pine of Nanticoke; one son, Bryan Pine of Ohio; two daughters, Melissa Woolley of Ohio and Carol Pine Wilson of Glen Burnie; four stepchildren, Thomas Masters of Nashville, Tenn., Juanita Ehmke of Odenton, Scott Masters of Crownsville and Ricky Masters of Glen Burnie; and one brother, Richard Pine of Rosewood.
Visitation will be for one hour before the 1 p.m. funeral tomorrow at the Messick Funeral Home in Bivalve in Wicomico County. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.