Charles J. HudsonRetired truck driverA Mass of...


Charles J. Hudson

Retired truck driver

A Mass of Christian burial for Charles J. Hudson, a retired truck driver, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, 7436 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Glen Burnie.

Mr. Hudson, who was 78 and lived on Lincoln Avenue in Glen Burnie, died yesterday at North Arundel Hospital of heart failure.

He retired in 1978 after driving for 38 years for the Kane Transfer Co. For 12 years before that, he was a driver-salesman for the Fairfield-Western Maryland Dairy. He was a member of Local 557 of the Teamsters Union.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of St. Mary Star of the Sea School and was known by a childhood nickname, "Tags." He was a member of Holy Trinity parish for 33 years.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Josephine M. Hodek; two sons, Stephen J. Hudson of Gamber and Charles P. Hudson of Baltimore; a daughter, Cecelia Hudson-Rascovar of Rodgers Forge; a sister, Catherine Hudson of Catonsville; and five grandchildren.

Irvin Carney Bupp

Retired YMCA director

Irvin Carney Bupp, retired youth director at the Baltimore YMCA, died March 11 at Good Samaritan Hospital after several strokes.

Mr. Bupp, who was 87 and lived on East Lake Avenue, retired in 1968 after having directed the youth program at the old downtown YMCA since 1951.

Earlier, he was youth director at YMCAs in Scranton, Chester, Norristown and Germantown, Pa.

In Chester, he integrated the program and started a band. He also operated YMCA summer camps while in Pennsylvania. In Baltimore, he started a summer program in which fathers would take their sons and several friends on camping trips.

Born in McVeytown, Pa., Mr. Bupp graduated from high school in Lewistown, Pa., where he began working in YMCA programs. Later, he completed YMCA training and became a youth director.

He is survived by his wife, the former Helen Cloud; a son, Irvin Carney Bupp Jr. of Severna Park and Palm Springs, Calif.; a grandson; and a great-grandson.

Private services were held.

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