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Thomas AndersonMechanic, 71Services for retired mechanic Thomas...


Thomas Anderson

Mechanic, 71

Services for retired mechanic Thomas Paul Anderson of Great Cacapon, W.Va., formerly of Arnold, will take place at 11 a.m. today at the Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.

Mr. Anderson, 71, died May 10 at home of cardiac arrest.

He was born and raised in West Virginia and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was formerly employed as a mechanic for the Sinclair filling station at Jones Station Road. He also worked at the Citgo station in Severna Park and the engineering firm of John Harms and Associates in Pasadena.

Mr. Anderson was a member of the American Legion. Other interests included bird watching, bee keeping, and wood carving, including guitars and bongos.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, the former Jessie Phillips; four daughters, Terrie Currence, Jessie Wiseman and Mary Clouatre, all of Arnold, and Rhonda Dietrich of Scots Bluff, Neb.; two sons, Thomas P. Anderson Jr. of Arnold and Daniel Anderson of Centreville; three sisters, May West of Kegley, W.Va., Virginia Delp of Arlington, Va., and Mary Jo Gravley of Feron, Utah; a brother, Franklin Arista of Bluefield, W.Va.; 19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Donald L. Treese

Soldier, 18

Services for U.S. Army Pvt. Donald L. "Chip" Treese II of Fort Riley, Kan., originally from Hanover, took place April 30 at the Singleton Funeral Home Chapel.

Private Treese, 18, died April 26 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas of injuries sustained in an auto accident.

Originally from Manassas, Va., he had been in the Army for nine months, based at Fort Riley after basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

Survivors include his parents, Donald L. and Kathy Ann Treese, and two sisters, Shannon L. Treese and Ann M. Treese, all of Hanover; his maternal grandparents, Clymer and Anna Bitner of Williamsport, Pa.; and his paternal grandparents, John M. Treese of Oklahoma and Clara R. Treese of Williamsport, Pa.

Loretta Connelly

Was Pasadena resident

Services for Loretta Connelly, formerly of Pasadena, took place April 27 at the Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Ms. Connelly, 73, died April 24 at the Lorien Nursing Home in Howard County.

L She was born in Baltimore and raised in Anne Arundel County.

One of the country's oldest living persons with Down's syndrome, Ms. Connelly attended the Wood Day Care Center and later the Providence Center.

Her interests included baseball and bowling, and she was active in the Special Olympics.

Survivors include two sisters, Hilda Dreshler and Norma Hutchinson, both of Pasadena; and numerous nieces and nephews.

C7 Arrangements were made by the McCully Funeral Home.

William Johnson Sr.

Retired salesman, 62

Services for retired salesman William Michael Johnson Sr. of Glen Burnie took place May 8 at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.

Mr. Johnson, 62, died May 4 of heart failure at the Veterans Hospital in Washington.

He was born in Knoxville, Tenn., and served in both the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Mr. Johnson was a member of the Immaculate Conception Parish of Knoxville, Tenn., the Disabled American Veterans, and the American Legion. Other interests included painting, reading and building models.

He is survived by two sons, William Michael Johnson Jr. of Severn and James C. Johnson Sr. of Glen Burnie; a daughter, Judy L. Walton of Knoxville, Tenn.; a brother, Clarence A. Johnson Jr. in Korea; a sister, Mary Jean Kincer of Decatur, Ga.; and 11 grandchildren.

E9 Arrangements were made by the Singleton Funeral Home.

Michael J. Dell

Administrative aide

A Mass of Christian burial for Michael James Dell of Annapolis, an administrative assistant for Swath International Ltd. in TTC Calverton, was offered May 13 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Annapolis.

Visitation will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home.

Mr. Dell, 30, died suddenly May 9 in Annapolis.

He was born in Baltimore and raised in Arnold, graduating from Severna Park High School in 1979. Mr. Dell graduated from Frostburg State College in 1985 with a bachelor's degree in political science.

He had worked for Swath International, a ship-building and design company, since 1987.

Survivors include his parents, Terence G. Dell and Phyllis H. Dell of Arnold; two sisters, Sheila Burnett in Annapolis and Wendy Dell of Orlando, Fla.; and two brothers, Philip Dell of Pasadena and Brendan Dell of Arnold.

Arrangements were made by the Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.

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