Robert F. StoreyWas auto plant workerServices for...


Robert F. Storey

Was auto plant worker

Services for Robert F. Storey, who was retired after more than 30 years in the paint control department of the General Motors Corp. plant in East Baltimore, will be held at 8 p.m. today at the Pritts Funeral Home in Westminster.

Mr. Storey, who was 73 and moved to Westminster more than a year ago, died Tuesday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va., of complications to diabetes.

He mixed paints and sent the colors that were ordered to the painters at the plant.

Earlier, he was a ticket agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

A native of Baltimore who attended Forest Park High School, he served in the Army Medical Corps during World War II and landed in Normandy with the 29th Division.

He is survived by his wife, the former Leona Moss; three sons, Robert F. Storey Jr. of Hanover, David L. Storey of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Joe F. Storey of Reisterstown; a sister, Mary Archer of Westminster; and two grandchildren.

Dorothy Banghart

Retired state worker

Dorothy Bartlett Banghart, a retired state employee, died March 10 after a heart attack at Wakefield, a family home in Easton.

Mrs. Banghart, who was 74, retired more than 10 years ago after working many years in the state's employment security office in Easton.

She was born Dorothy Bartlett in Talbot County and was educated at the Easton High School and Duke University.

Her first husband, Harry S. Rossiter Jr., died in 1944, and her second husband, A. Brittain Banghart, died in 1987.

She was a member of the Third Haven Friends Meeting.

She is survived by a son, Frederick B. Rossiter of Cambridgeshire, England; a daughter, Deborah R. Cox of Easton; a brother, Thomas M. Bartlett of Easton; a sister, Eleanor G. Therien of Westminster; and five grandchildren.

Services were private. The family suggested memorial contributions to the Third Haven Restoration Project in care of Bob Sharpe, 27285 Arrowhead Trail, Easton 21601.

Adeline Louise Jex

Volunteer worker

Services for Adeline Louise Jex, who was active in the Severna Park community, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home, Ritchie Highway and Robinson Road, Severna Park.

Mrs. Jex, who was 67 and had lived in Severna Park since 1970, died Sunday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being hit by an automobile while walking near her home.

She was a member of the Severna Park United Methodist Church and the auxiliary of the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis.

She was born Adeline Louise Brundage in Kansas City, Mo., and reared in several Midwestern cities. She graduated from high school in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

A graduate of the nursing school at the Home Hospital in Lafayette, Ind., she earned a bachelor's degree at Purdue University and was a nurse at Home Hospital and at a hospital in Royal Oak, Mich.

She is survived by her husband, Earl C. Jex; three daughters, NanHuddle of Severna Park, Marcie McGrillies of Salisbury and Barbara Ward of Crofton; and six grandchildren.

Rev. H. J. Harper

Teacher, pastor

Masses will be offered in Durham, N.C., and in Woodstock for the Rev. H. J. Harper, S.J., a former teacher at Loyola High School and a former pastor of St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Church in Woodstock.

Father Harper, who was 63, died Tuesday of cancer at a hospital in Durham.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 7:30 p.m. today at Immaculate Conception Church in Durham and another at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Church.

Father Harper left the Woodstock church in 1984 and was associate rector of the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Raleigh, N.C., until last October, when he became associate pastor at Immaculate Conception Church.

He was assigned to St. Alphonsus Church in 1976 and was administrator before becoming pastor in 1982. Earlier, he was associate pastor of Corpus Christi Church in Baltimore and director of the Jesuit Infirmary in Wernersville, Pa.

From 1960 until 1974, he taught mathematics, religion and science at Loyola High School.

Before being ordained in 1958, he taught at the Scranton Preparatory School.

A native of the District of Columbia, he was a graduate of the Georgetown Preparatory School before studying at institutions for Jesuits, including the novitiate and juniorate at Wernersville and at Woodstock College.

He is survived by a brother, the Rev. Henry R. Harper, S.J., associate pastor of St. Peter Claver Church.

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