Dr. John Josselson
Professor of medicine
Dr. John Josselson, associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center, died there Thursday after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 48.
A memorial service for Dr. Josselson is planned for Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. in Westminster Hall, at Fayette and Greene streets.
Dr. Josselson was born in Cincinnati and received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan. He completed his residency at University Hospital in Boston and the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor.
After serving with the U.S. Army's medical research division, Dr. Josselson completed a renal fellowship at the University of Maryland Hospital. He joined the medical school faculty's division of nephrology in 1977.
During his career at the university, he enjoyed teaching medical students, working with the house staff and caring for a large patient population in his field of renal medicine.
Dr. Josselson was an active member of the Maryland Commission on Kidney Diseases and the Baltimore City Medical Society. He was the physician director for the Independent Dialysis Foundation, Marlboro Center.
Surviving are his father, Jack Josselson; a sister, Jill Kamin; and a brother, Frank Josselson. All are of Cincinnati.
Charlotte E. Haupt
Charlotte E. Haupt, a retired interior decorator and former owner of Conner Manufacturing in Baltimore, died of cancer Wednesday at her Glen Burnie home. She was 81.
Services for Mrs. Haupt were held yesterday.
For 20 years, Mrs. Haupt operated Conner Manufacturing, which made custom draperies and slipcovers for customers including the Mill End Shop and Sears. She closed the establishment in 1968 and retired to Florida but returned to Maryland in 1974.
Mrs. Haupt, a native of Washington, received a bachelor of science degree in literature from Columbia University in the 1930s.
She was married to Charles Conner, who died in 1967. In Florida, she married Elmer "Dutch" Haupt, a retired Army colonel, in 1968. He died a year later.
Mrs. Haupt was an active member of the Glen Burnie Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her hobbies included painting, reading and writing poetry.
She is survived by two daughters, Marie L. Holler of Glen Burnie and Maura A. Wilson of Blowing Rock, N.C.; a sister, Edith Pishalski of Dundalk; a brother, George Pindell of Silver Springs, Fla.; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family suggested donations to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 403 Headquarters Drive, Suite No. 1, Millersville, Md. 21108.
Robert S. Maslin
Services for Robert S. Maslin II of Baltimore, former president of WFBR radio, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Roland Park Presbyterian Church, Upland Road and Roland Avenue.
Mr. Maslin, who was 87, died Sunday of pneumonia at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
Born and reared in Baltimore, he attended the Marstons School and the Johns Hopkins University.
Mr. Maslin, whose father, Robert S. Maslin, founded WFBR in the 1920s, went to work for the station in 1931 and retired as the station's president in 1970.
Mr. Maslin enjoyed playing the banjo and would visit hospitals and nursing homes in the area to perform for the patients.
He was a past president of the Paint and Powder Club, one of the country's oldest amateur theatrical groups, which is known for its benefit performances.
Survivors include his son, Robert S. Maslin III; two daughters, Lisa and Louise Maslin; a sister, Mary Louise Symington; and two nephews, Robert M. Barroll and Hopewell Barroll, all of Baltimore; a stepdaughter, Betty Anne Finnegan; and four step-grandchildren, all of Nevada.
The family asks that memorial contributions be sent to the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center.
Capt. D.O. Adams Jr.
Capt. Dallas O. Adams Jr. of Upper Marlboro died Wednesday in a C-130 air transport plane crash in Berkley Springs, W.Va., that killed six members of the West Virginia Air National Guard.
Captain Adams, 32, was employed as an airlift coordinator and scheduler with the National Guard headquarters at Andrews Air Force Base.
A native of Keyser, W.Va., he graduated from Keyser High School in 1978. Two years later, he earned an associate of arts degree in business administration from Potomac State College.
He later earned a bachelor of arts degree from West Virginia University and completed the ROTC program there.
In February 1984, he entered the Air Force and was stationed with the 61st Tactical Airlift Squadron, Jacksonville, Ark. He had logged 4,000 hours of accident-free flight time.
Shortly before the plane accident, he scheduled an airlift for the transport of relief supplies to southern Florida and Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew.
A member of Grace United Methodist Church in Keyser, he is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Frankland Kyle of Fort Ashby, W.Va.; two children, Taryn Adams and Dallas O. "Trey" Adams III of Fort Ashby; his parents, Arlene and Dallas O. Adams Sr. of Keyser; and a sister, Shelia Fisher of Arlington, Va.
Arrangements for services for Captain Adams were incomplete yesterday.
The family has suggested memorial contributions to the Keyser High School Wrestling Fund, c/o The National Bank of Keyser, P.O. Box 878, Keyser, W.Va. 26726.
William Delker Jr.
William A. Delker Jr., a retired electrician at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, died Friday of heart failure at the Fort Howard Veterans Hospital.
Services for Mr. Delker, who was 68 and lived in Pasadena, were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road.
He retired in 1986 after 30 years of service at the Coast Guard Yard. Earlier, he was a railroad worker.
The Baltimore native served in the Navy as a boatswain's mate during World War II.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Doris M. Lages; two sons, Charles E. and Jason M. Delker, both of Pasadena; three daughters, Valerie A. Hilger of Midland, Texas, Denise K. Duganitz of Annapolis and Kathy R. Delker of Pasadena; a brother, Norwood Delker of Westminster; and five grandchildren.