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Sylvia Adalman

Benefactor of the arts

Services for Sylvia Adalman, retired head of a beer distributing firm and a benefactor of musical, educational and other programs in the Baltimore area, will be held at 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Sol Levinson & Bros. Home, 6010 Reisterstown Road.

Mrs. Adalman, who was 94, lived in North Baltimore for many years. She died Thursday of heart failure in the health center at Roland Park Place.

She retired in 1983 as president of the Terminal Distributing Co., which distributed Pabst beer in the Baltimore area for about 30 years. She was a native of Russia who moved to Baltimore as a child with her family.

Mrs. Adalman endowed a concert series that bears her name at the Peabody Conservatory, a scholarship at Goucher College, the Center for the Performing Arts at the Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills, and a coronet chair of the BSO that is named for her daughter, Anne Adalman Goodwin, who died in 1983. The library of the Jewish Historical Society is also named for her daughter.

Mrs. Adalman was a member of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and Hadassah.

Her husband, Eli Adalman, a manufacturer of women's coats, died 30 years ago.

Her survivors include a sister, Eva Thompson of Berkeley, Calif.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

John E. Hayward Jr.

Civil engineer

A Mass of Christian burial for John E. Hayward Jr., a civil engineer at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport plant of the Westinghouse Electric Corp., will be offered at 9 a.m. today at the Roman Catholic Church of the Annunciation, 5212 McCormick Ave., Rosedale.

The 59-year-old resident of Cynthia Terrace in Rosedale died of cancer Sunday at Franklin Square Hospital.

He worked for Westinghouse for 23 years altogether, starting in Philadelphia. When he moved to the Baltimore area in 1970, he worked for Zollman Associates, a consulting engineering firm, and later returned to Westinghouse.

The Philadelphia native was a graduate of St. Joseph College there.

Mr. Hayward was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and other professional groups, the Order of the Sons of Italy and the Glen Burnie Lodge of the Loyal Order of the Moose.

He is survived by his wife, the former Carole Wilson; three sons, John Edward Hayward III of Owings Mills, Douglas Justin Hayward of Rosedale and Scott Alva Hayward of Parkville; a daughter, Carole Lynn Kamits of Cape Coral, Fla.; a sister, Josephine Candidi of Franklinville, N.J.; and three grandchildren.

James W. Ball

Pilot for ITC Inc.

A memorial service for James W. Ball, a pilot for ITC Inc. who was killed in a crash Tuesday at the New Castle County Airport in Delaware, will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. John's Lutheran Church, 8808 Harford Road, Parkville.

Pilots who were his friends plan to fly over the church in his memory at 5:45 p.m.

Mr. Ball, who was 56 and lived on Goldentree Lane in Middle River, was among four people killed in the crash. He flew for ITC for about four years. Earlier, he spent 34 years as a truck driver for Bethlehem Steel Corp. at Sparrows Point.

Licensed as a flight instructor for about 25 years, he had been a Federal Aviation Administration examiner for nearly a dozen years, testing those seeking pilot's licenses.

A native of southwestern Virginia, he came to the Baltimore area as a young man.

He is survived by his wife, the former Connie Burk; four daughters, Christine Waldron of Baltimore, Anita Ball of Essex, Teralynn Ball of Troutdale, Va., and Janet Ball of Cockeysville; a stepdaughter, Carolyn Swiger of Melbourne, Fla.; a stepson, Roger Duppstadt of Essex; four sisters, Gaye Gaumnitz of Washington, N.C., Lois Hash of Winston-Salem, N.C., Joy Powers of Orlando, Fla., and Linda White of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; a brother, W. Harold Ball of Sarah Ann, W.Va.; and three grandchildren.

Donald C. Hale

Retired B&O; director

Donald C. Hale, former director of foreign freight for the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home in Mountain Brook, Ala.

A memorial service for Mr. Hale, who was 84, was held Thursday at Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook.

He retired about 20 years ago after 40 years with the railroad, now part of CSX Transportation.

Born near Gadsden, Ala., Mr. Hale began his career as a freight salesman for the B&O; in Birmingham, Ala.

Mr. Hale was active in port and transportation organizations in both Baltimore and New York, including the Traffic and Propeller clubs.

Mr. Hale is survived by his wife, the former Jimmie Pogue; a son, J. Donald Hale of Atlanta; two daughters, Joanne Martin of Roanoke, Va., and Judith Wood of Fallston; and seven grandchildren.

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