Paul L. FletcherBank vice presidentA memorial service...


Paul L. Fletcher

Bank vice president

A memorial service for Paul L. Fletcher, who retired in 1968 as a vice president of the Commercial Credit Corp., will be held at 8 p.m. today at Towson United Methodist Church, Hampton Lane and Dulaney Valley Road.

Mr. Fletcher lived on Wine Spring Garth in Ruxton Ridge. He died Saturday of emphysema at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 89.

He moved to the Baltimore area in 1964 to take the position with Commercial Credit. He had lived in Lima, Ohio, and had been a vice president of City Loan and Savings Company of Ohio.

The native of Lebanon, Ind., attended the University of Illinois.

In Towson, Mr. Fletcher had been president of the local chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons. In Lima, where he had headed an Elks Club and been an adult leader in the Boy Scouts as well as a member of the Lima Club and the Masons, he sang as a bass with the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America.

His first wife, the former Alice Leidner, to whom he was married 50 years, died in 1984.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mildred Schulz Beavin; three sons, Thomas Fletcher of Los Angeles, Jerry Fletcher of San Francisco and William Fletcher of Washington; and five grandchildren.

Marshall D'Ambrosio

Sales manager, veteran

A Mass of Christian burial for Marshall J. D'Ambrosio, who owned a company that arranged purchases of buses and parts, will be offered at 9 a.m. today at St. William of York Roman Catholic Church, Edmondson Avenue and Cooks Lane.

Mr. D'Ambrosio, 65, died Saturday of cancer at his home on Stamford Road in Ten Hills.

He had owned the National Bus and Equipment Co. since 1967, first with offices in Providence, R.I., and since 1987 in Baltimore.

The native of Providence earned an engineering degree at the University of Providence in 1950. He then became sales manager of the BMG Equipment Co., which dealt in heavy construction equipment, in Providence.

He served in the Army Air Forces as a bombardier and photographer aboard B-24 bombers based in England during World War II, surviving three crash landings, one of them at sea. His decorations included the Purple Heart and the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster.

A pianist since childhood, he played professionally in Providence from 1945 to 1960.

He was a member of both St. William of York Church and the Lamb of God Community, a charismatic religious group.

He is survived by his wife, the former Patricia Carey; two sons, Carey D'Ambrosio and Marcellino D'Ambrosio, both of Baltimore; a sister, Helene Jinkens of Leavenworth, Wash.; and five grandchildren.

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