John H. DiuguidRetired C&P; engineerServices for John...

John H. Diuguid

Retired C&P; engineer


Services for John H. Diuguid, a retired electrical engineer for the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the chapel of the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville.

Mr. Diuguid, who was 88 and moved from Roland Park to Fairhaven 11 years ago, died yesterday at the Sykesville community after a heart attack.


He retired in 1968 after having worked for the telephone company since 1926. In 1963, he retired as a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve.

A native of Salem, Va., he was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and served in the Army Signal Corps during World War II.

He was a former president of the Maryland Genealogical Society andwas active in other historical and genealogical groups.

Mr. Diuguid was a deacon at the Roland Park Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife, the former Myrla Powell; two sons, Lewis Diuguid of Washington; and John P. Diuguid of Bethesda; three daughters, Susan Neff of New Orleans, Jean Heany of Annapolis, and Sarah McLin of Fairhope, Ala.; a sister, Hazel Diuguid of Miami; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Philip S. Clayton

Planning director

Services for Philip S. Clayton, retired director of the Baltimore Regional Council of Governments' development planning division, will be held at 4 p.m. today at St. John's United Methodist-Presbyterian Church at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road in Columbia.


Mr. Clayton, who was 63, died Monday of heart failure at his home on Windstream Drive in Columbia.

He retired in July, having spent 27 years with the regional group, which was originally called the Regional Planning Council. Early in his career, Mr. Clayton had worked for the Baltimore County planning department.

He was a native of Cleveland, Miss., and grew up in Belle Glade, Fla. He earned a civil engineering degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master's degree in engineering at the Johns Hopkins University. He also earned a master's degree and a doctorate in planning at the University of Pennsylvania.

He was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers andthe American Institute of Certified Planners.

During the Korean War, he served as an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Sally Wagner; three sons, John Clayton of Ellicott City, Robert Clayton of Takoma Park and Douglas Clayton of Columbia; and a brother, Henry H. Clayton of Fort Pierce, Fla.


James A. Sturmfelz

Car salesman

Services for James A. Sturmfelz, a retired automobile salesman, will be held at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road.

Mr. Sturmfelz, who was 72 and lived on Cedarcroft Road, died Monday of complications after surgery at the Loch Raven Veterans Hospital.

He retired about five years ago after selling cars for various dealers, including Al Packer Ford, where he worked for many years.

Mr. Sturmfelz was born in Baltimore and served in the Army in Europe during World War II. His decorations included the Purple Heart.


He is survived by his wife, the former Geraldine H. Blizzard; two daughters, Linda McCord of Baltimore, and Marlene Switzer of Baldwin; a son, James C. Sturmfelz of Upperco; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Agnes M. White

Baltimore native

Services for Agnes M. White will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Dundalk Assembly of God Church, 7400 German Hill Road, to which she had belonged for more than 10 years.

Mrs. White, who was 73 and lived on 48th Street in Dundalk, died Tuesday of cancer at Franklin Square Hospital.

She was a member of the Women's Ministry at the church.


The former Agnes Marie Fountain was a native of Baltimore and worked in a laundry as a young woman. Her husband, Clarence B. White, who worked at the Point Breeze Plant of the Western Electric Co., died in 1979.

She is survived by a son, Clarence LeRoy White; a daughter, Kathaleen M. Diehl; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. All are of Dundalk.