Gary A. "Nuke" Newcomb, 59, an 18-year resident of Severna Park and formerly of Severn, died of a heart attack Oct. 22, 2001 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Mr. Newcomb was born Jan. 17, 1942, in Scituate, Mass., and grew up in Scituate and Rouse's Point, N.Y. He was a member of the student language club specializing in Spanish at Archbishop Williams High School, from which he graduated. He then joined the Navy as a Spanish linguist.
He served for 21 years at various duty assignments included Great Lakes, Ill.; Pensacola, Fla.; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Gitmo, Cuba; Fort Devens, Mass.; Fort Meade and Homested, Fla. He served aboard the USS Georgetown and was stationed in Monterey, Calif. He received the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Navy Unit Commendation Medal, five Good Conduct medals and the National Defense Medal.
After retiring from the Navy, he worked as a crypto-analyst, linguist and branch chief with the National Security Agency.
He enjoyed horse racing.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Elizabeth P. "Lilly" Newcomb; three sons, Michael T., Kevin L. and Steven L. Newcomb, all of Severna Park; and one grandson.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and Thursday at Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway, where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Burial will be in Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.
Nathaniel Kenneth "Nappy" Savoy, 45, of Annapolis, died of renal failure Oct. 19, 2001 at the Spa Creek Center, Genesis ElderCare Network, after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Savoy was born March 23, 1956, in Baltimore, and attended Anne Arundel County public schools.
He worked in construction for Spindle Glass and then became self-employed in the field in 1987.
He enjoyed listening to music and socializing with his friends.
Surviving are two sons, Nathan and Brandon Savoy, and one daughter, Tijawanna Savoy, all of Annapolis; three brothers, James Savoy Jr. of Columbia, Wilbert Fuller of Annapolis and Tyrone Savoy of Pasadena; five sisters, Alethia Reed of Millersville, Renee Baker of Glen Burnie and Gresilda Collins, Phyllis Makell and Stacy Morgan, all of Annapolis; his grandmother, Stacy Simms of Annapolis; and one grandchild.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mount Olive AME Church, 2 Hicks Ave., where a Christian wake will be at 11:30 a.m. followed by the funeral at noon. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Arrangements are by Reese and Sons Mortuary.
Stanley David Schlosser, 68, of Annapolis and previously of Silver Spring, died Oct. 20, 2001 at Spa Creek Center, Genesis Eldercare Network, after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Schlosser was born Dec. 2, 1932, in Washington, D.C., where he graduated in 1950 from McKinley High School and in 1955 from The Catholic University of America with a degree in electrical engineering. In 1961 he received his law degree from Georgetown Law School.
He worked in the U.S. Patent Office, Office of Legislation and International Affairs for 35 years, and then for the law firm of Foley and Lardner in Washington as a special counsel for seven years.
Earlier he served in the Air Force as a first lieutenant.
He represented the federal government for 14 years at a United Nations' agency, serving as vice president and president. He also was a U.S. representative at other international organizations and at various diplomatic conferences.
In retirement he was with the American Bar Association as a volunteer in its program to assist new Eastern Europe governments develop laws.
On March 31, 1962, he was married to Sandra K. Schlosser.
Also surviving are one son, David Schlosser of Arlington, Va.; one daughter, Lauren Adams of Chesapeake, Va.; one brother, Marvin Schlosser of Columbus, N.J.; and one grandchild.
Visitation is from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St., where funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 4701 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210, Atten: Sister Marie Chantel.
Katherine Louis Woods, of Pensacola, Fla., and formerly of Arlington, Va., died Oct. 1, 2001 in Azalea Trace in Pensacola.
Mrs. Woods was born Nov. 13, 1909, in Washington, D.C., where she lived for many years before moving to Munich, Germany, and later to Arlington.
A homemaker, she had a talent for playing ragtime piano and a beautiful soprano voice.
In later years, she traveled widely throughout Europe and Asia and was very active in a senior musical performance group, entertaining all over northern Virginia. She continued to travel and perform after moving to Florida in 1989.
In 1937 she was married to Wilfrid Woods, who is now deceased.
Surviving are three children, Aileen Talley of Annapolis, Dennis Woods of Farmington, Mich., and Pollyann King of Pensacola; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Timothy Woods.
A memorial service will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 109 Duke of Gloucester St. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
Fred Malmrose, 94, a resident of Cambridge and formerly of Annapolis, died Oct. 8, 2002 at his home.
Mr. Malmrose's parents, Gotthard and Anna Malmros, emigrated from Sweden in 1902 to New York City, where he was born at home on Leap Year's Day, Feb. 29, 1908.
He attended public schools in Southampton, N.Y., and graduated from Mount Hermon Academy in Massachusetts.
He had a varied and interesting career spanning several fields. The final highlight of his career was as account manager and project engineer for the Walworth Co., where he spent more than two years involved in the construction of the World Trade Center in New York City.
In 1992 he and his wife moved to Annapolis to be closer to their family. He was a lifelong boating enthusiast and fisherman.
Mr. Malmrose was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Alvina Jacobsen Malmrose.
Surviving are three daughters, Janice Tuner of Taylors Island in Dorchester County, Judith Kinne of Nashua, N.H., and Jacquelyn M."Jackie" Wolfle of Cambridge and formerly of Annapolis; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three siblings.
A memorial service will be held Oct. 29 in Seneca, S.C. Remembrances may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 214 Northampton Road, Seneca, SC 29672.
Retired Army Col. Edward Paul "Eddie" Quarantillo, 89, a retired dentist and resident of Odenton for 40 years, died Oct. 19, 2002 at his home.
Born Feb. 5, 1913, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Col. Quarantillo graduated from Niagara Falls High School and the University of Pittsburgh's Dental School. In the Army for more than 30 years, he served during World War II and in Japan during the Korean conflict. He received numerous wartime decorations and medals of excellence.
Following retirement from the military, he was a professor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry for 15 years.
Col. Quarantillo was a member of various Catholic churches, including St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Odenton and the new Church of the Holy Apostles in Gambrills. His interests included golf, baseball, basketball and football.
On June 1, 19353, he was married to Darphus V. Quarantillo who died in May 2002.
Surviving are two sons, Edward P. Quarantillo Jr. of Berkeley Springs, W. Va., and Frederick John Quarantillo of Millersville; two daughters, Laural Anne Wetzel and Karin L. Bryan of Odenton; one brother, Frederick Quarantillo, and one sister, Antenette Oliverio, both of Niagara Falls; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was the brother of the late Austin, Nick, Anthony and John Quarantillo, Anne Buticci and Nora Muoio.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 tonight at Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills. A Mass of Christian burial will be said at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 801 Stevenson Road, Severn. Burial will be in Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.
Stephen Alan Smith, 49, a veterinarian and resident of Severna Park, died Oct. 19, 2002 in Pasadena.
Mr. Smith was born Nov. 14, 1952, in Melbourne, Fla., raised in Glen Arm and active in 4-H. He graduated in 1970 from Perry Hall High School in Baltimore County and received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Va.
He was co-owner with his wife, Julie D. Smith, of the Animal Hospital of Lake Shore in Pasadena.
He was a member of the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association and in 1999 received a merit award from the organization. He also was a member of the Anne Arundel Medical Association.
His mission in life was to let people know that pets are family, too, and should be treated no less than sons and daughters, his family said. His main interest was veterinary medicine and building his new hospital.
His hobbies included electronics, computers, Web site design and his car.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a stepson, Joshua Adam Wienecke; a stepdaughter, Julianna Wienecke; a daughter, Madison Brooke Homer Smith, all of Severna Park; his parents, Betty and David W. Smith of Glen Arm; and his brother, David S. Smith, in New Jersey.
Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway, where services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be mailed to Julie D. Smith in care of the Animal Hospital of Lake Shore, Lake Shore Plaza, 2529 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122 to continue his work in veterinary medicine.
Services for Marion Warren Volpe, 86, of Wakefield, Va., and formerly of Crofton, were held Oct. 10 at Purviance Funeral Home Chapel in Wakefield.
Mrs. Volpe died Oct. 7, 2002 at Tandem Healthcare Center in Windsor, Va.
Born in Orange, Mass., in 1916, she was the daughter of the late Asaph and Amber Warren. She graduated from Orange High School and was a member of the Class of 1938 at the Boston University College of Liberal Arts.
She was a former secretary at American Airlines at LaGuardia Airport and then became an active real estate agent in Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties for 28 years, winning many trophies for being among the top listers.
She was a member of the Laurel chapter of the Order of Sons of Italy, the Belair chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Order of the Eastern Star, the American Contract Bridge League, the American Association of University Women and the Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce.
She also belonged to the Prince George's Country Club, the Crofton Country Club, the Cheverly Women's Club, the Washington, D.C., chapter of Business and Professional Women and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.
Mrs. Volpe was formerly married to the late William B. Hershey Jr., the father of her children. Her second husband, whom she married in Rome, Italy, died in 1985.
Surviving are three children, Amber Warren Lanier and Maralyn Hershey, both of Wakefield, and William B. Hershey III of Dublin, Ohio; and one sister, Elizabeth W. Backofen of Lebanon, N.H.
Burial was private.
Helen S. Wade, 82, of Annapolis and formerly of Edgewater, died of cancer Oct. 21, 2002 at Corsica Hills Nursing Home in Centreville.
Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Mrs. Wade was educated in Iowa. She worked for Champion Realty in Annapolis for many years.
During World War II, she served in the WAVES, the Navy unit for women.
Survivors include three daughters, Judith A. Miller of Easton, Deborah K. Kneavel of Stevensville and Michelle R. Wade of Severn; two sisters, Mildred L. Stafford of St. Michaels and Una M. Stafford of Annapolis; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Charles F. Wade, died in August 1984.
Friends are invited to gather at 7 p.m. tomorrow on the second floor at O'Brien's Oyster Bar Restaurant on Main Street in Annapolis for memorials.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Anne Arundel County Unit, 1041 Route 3 North, Gambrills, MD 21054 or to the hospice of your choice.
Sarah Louise "Miss Nonnie" Wright, 78, died Oct. 19, 2002 at her home in Annapolis after a brief illness.
Born May 14, 1924, in Reisterstown, Mrs. Wright attended county schools. She lived in Jones Station in Severna Park before moving to Annapolis 62 years ago.
She worked in the Annapolis area as a domestic worker until her retirement.
She was a member of Mount Moriah A.M.E. Church, where she volunteered for more than 30 years. Considered a church "Mother," she was a member of the church's Cathedral Choir, the Booster's Club and the Women's Ministry Choir. She enjoyed cooking, singing and attending church.
Surviving are four sons, James Walker of Annapolis, Sidney Hastey of Glen Burnie, Samuel Hastey of Baltimore, and Reichel Hastey of Hagerstown; her brother, Wilbert Walker of Baltimore; three sisters, Dorothy Washington and Esther Mae Sharps, both of Annapolis, and Anna Bell Brodus of North Carolina; a niece, Barbara Savage of Baltimore, whom she raised; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was the mother of the late Wayne Allsup and the sister of the late Alice Williams.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday with a Christian wake at 6:30 p.m. and funeral at 7 p.m. at Mount Moriah A.M.E. Church, 2204 Bay Ridge Ave. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Bestgate Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Reese and Sons Mortuary.
Raymond Oswald Barnes, 75, a resident of Lothian since 1991 and previously of Annapolis and Shady Side, died of heart failure Oct. 17, 2002 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Mr. Barnes was born Feb. 17, 1927, in Washington, D.C. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II.
He worked as a civilian aircraft mechanic at Andrews Air Force Base until retiring in 1983. Subsequently, he worked as a chauffeur at the Pentagon and a school bus driver.
His memberships included the Odd Fellows, the Annapolis Moose, the Rebeccas and the Colonial Retiree Bowling League.
His hobbies were bowling, painting and collecting Matchbox model cars.
In 1948, he married Martha Jane Barnes, who died in 1977. In 1981 he married Louise Rogers Barnes who died in 1991.
Surviving are one son, James E. Barnes of Delmar, Del.; one daughter, Christine Robles of Cleveland, Ohio; one sister, Nan Ray of Damascus in Montgomery County; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 7 tonight at First Baptist Church of Edgewater, Route 2 and Central Avenue. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Hardesty Funeral Home.