Angele M. MichaudSopranoAngele Marie Michaud, a professional...


Angele M. Michaud


Angele Marie Michaud, a professional dramatic soprano, died of cancer at her home in Ellicott City on Sept. 3. She was 49.

Ms. Michaud moved to the Baltimore area in 1984 and was recruitment administrator for the Whiteford Taylor & Preston law firm. She was active in programs sponsored by the Dundalk United Methodist Church, where her husband, the Rev. Orin W. "Bill" Dooley, was pastor.

A native of Detroit, Ms. Michaud was reared in Pittsburgh where she won the local Metropolitan Opera auditions and a full scholarship to Catholic University in Washington.

She performed in area opera productions and appeared at the Banff Summer Festival Opera in Canada, at the Kennedy Center in Washington and with the Wolf Trap Performing Arts Company.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Dundalk church, Mornington at Dunran roads.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two stepsons, Michael Dooley of Waldorf and John Dooley of Washington; her mother of Hilton Head Island, S.C.; three brothers; and seven sisters, including Charlotte Grogan and Theresa Najarian, both of Silver Spring.

Gloria O. Williams, 71, a retired medical assistant, died Saturday of cancer at her home in Woodlawn.

Mrs. Williams worked for the Catonsville gynecology practice of Grumbine, Gelhaus and Gresia as a receptionist from 1958 until her retirement in the late 1980s.

She was born Gloria Corropoli in Baltimore and graduated from Western High School in 1941. She was a member of the Honeybees, a Catonsville women's club.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Trinity Assembly of God Church, where she was a member for many years.

Survivors include a daughter, Patti Chilcoat of Thomasville, Pa.; a son, Brian Williams of Woodlawn; two stepsons, Frank Williams of Maple Shade, N.J., and Walter Carroll Jr. of Catonsville; three sisters, Angie Fletcher of Woodlawn, Ernestine Siegman of Melbourne, Fla., and Anita Shaw of Catonsville; a grandson; and a great-grandson.

Edgar K. Hayward

Golf association leader

Edgar Kenneth Hayward, former president of the Baltimore Golf Association, died Aug. 30 in Orlando, Fla., of complications after surgery. He was 68.

The Baltimore native retired as field technical manager of the Philadelphia Celotex Corp. in 1987. He and his wife, the former Joanne Durken, later moved to Sebring, Fla. She has died.

Mr. Hayward nurtured a passion for golf since his teens. He played more than 300 courses on three continents.

Born in Baltimore, he was a 1944 graduate of Polytechnic Institute. He attended St. Mary's College, where his roommate was a future Maryland governor, Harry Hughes.

Mr. Hayward is survived by a daughter, Susan H. Michel of Westminster; and a son, R. Craig Hayward, of Sebring, Fla.

Rodney A. Adams


Rodney Alan Adams, professional artist, AIDS activist and friend of playwright Tennessee Williams, died Thursday of heart failure at Maryland General Hospital. He was 43.

As a case manager at Sinai Hospital's Drug and Alcohol Dependency program, Mr. Adams spent his last days developing a grant to expand services.

Mr. Adams met the famous playwright in Florida in the '70s. They often painted together at Mr. Williams' Key West, Fla., compound.

In 1978, Mr. Adams opened his home and provided help to friends who had what eventually was known as AIDS.

Born at Maryland General in 1950, Mr. Adams was a graduate of Polytechnic Institute and Wake Forest University with a degree in psychology. He also studied at the Maryland Institute of Art and received a master's degree in art education from Towson State in 1973.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Druid Ridge cemetery, followed by a tribute service at 11:30 a.m. at the University Baptist Church at 3501 N. Charles St.

Mr. Adams is survived by his mother, Ora Louise Adams; and a brother, Dr. W. Charlton Adams of Mahwah, N.J.

Carrie E. Franklin Harris, 87, a waitress at the East Point White Coffee Pot restaurant from the late 1950s until her retirement two decades ago, died Tuesday of kidney failure at Stella Maris Hospice.

The North Carolina native had traveled extensively in the United States and abroad with her former husband, a career military officer. She lived for many years at the Hollander Ridge Apartments before moving to Edgewood this summer.

A memorial service is to be held in North Carolina in November. Survivors include a great-niece in Edgewood, Donna Reesey Dennison.

Freda Ulrich, 88, a Baltimore native who had been a delegate to the 1976 Republican National Convention, died of an internal infection Sept. 3 at the Lutheran Home in York, Pa. The former Freda Durham was born in Baltimore, and graduated from Eastern High School. She lived in Riviera Beach before moving to Hyattsville in 1968, and to York about seven years ago.

She had been president of the Prince George's County Republican Women's Club and active in the National Federation of Republican Women. Her husband, Henry A. Ulrich Sr., died in 1985.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Solley United Methodist Church, 7600 Solley Road in Glen Burnie.

Surviving are two daughters, Jeanne McComas of York and Patricia Scholz of Uniondale, N.Y.; a son, Henry A. Ulrich Jr. of Alexandria, Va.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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