Rev. Aaron AndersonFormer pastor in FultonThe Rev....


Rev. Aaron Anderson

Former pastor in Fulton

The Rev. Aaron A. Anderson, a native of Joppa and retired Lutheran pastor, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at a hospital in Dayton, Ohio. The resident of Eaton, Ohio, was 85.

He retired in 1973 after 11 years as pastor of Salem Lutheran Church in West Alexandria, Ohio.

He was ordained a minister of the American Lutheran Church in 1935 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Joppa. He then was assigned to churches in Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio and Maryland, where from 1941 until 1948 he was pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Fulton.

He earned a bachelor of arts in 1931 from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Three years later, he received bachelor's and master's degrees in divinity from Evangelical Lutheran Seminary Columbus.

He played football in high school and college and was freshman football coach at Capital University while a seminary student. In 1983 he was named to the university's athletic Hall of Fame.

Mr. Anderson had also been a member of Kiwanis International for many years.

Services were set for 2 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Joppa. Services were held Wednesday in Ohio.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Marjorie Moore; a son, David Anderson of Eaton; four daughters, Martie Willeke of Fort Wayne, Ind., Mary Wiseman of Arlington, Va., Susan Hake of Delaware, Ohio, and Beata Sandefur of Kirkwood, Mo.; a brother, John Anderson of Joppa; a sister, Elizabeth Gross of Tampa, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Morton H. Perry

Lawyer, war veteran

Morton H. Perry, a retired lawyer and decorated World War II veteran, died Tuesday of complications of a neurological ailment at the Meridian Healthcare Center at Brightwood. The Pikesville resident was 76.

He retired four years ago as a partner in the firm of Paul, Perry and Bloom.

The Baltimore native graduated from City College at the age of 15 and earned his law degree at the University of Baltimore. He worked as a bookkeeper for an automobile dealership before he began practicing law.

He was an infantry officer in Italy and Southern France during World War II and participated in the Anzio landing and the surrender of Rome. He attained the rank of captain and his decorations included the Silver Star with Oak Leaf cluster, Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

He was a member of the Jewish War Veterans, Rotary International and the Jacob Sandy Lodge of the Knights of Pythias, and a former president of the Chestnut Ridge Country Club.

Services were set for 1 p.m. today at the Sol Levinson & Bros. home, 6010 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, followed by interment 3 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Dorothy G. Cohen; a son, Craig David Perry of Washington; and a daughter, Karen Sue Perry of Pittsburgh.

Virginia Harris

Former housemother

Virginia Crock Harris, a retired Social Security Administration employee and former housemother at McDonogh School, died Sept. 20 of cancer at her Randallstown residence. She was 76.

She retired in 1983 after 13 years as a hearings assistant in SSA's hearings and appeals bureau.

A native of Collingswood, N.J., she began working at McDonogh 1948 as a housemother in charge of young boarders in grades one to four and as assistant librarian and secretary to the head of the lower school. She left McDonogh in 1970.

Her husband, George W. "Pee Wee" Harris, whom she married in 1940, was football coach at McDonogh from 1948 until his death in 1978.

She was a volunteer at Northwest Hospital Center and for the Red Cross.

A memorial service is set for 2 p.m. tomorrow at Milford Mill United Methodist Church, 915 Milford Mill Road.

Survivors include four sons, Scott B. Harris of Arbutus, Douglas C. Harris of Randallstown, Bryon W. Harris of Jarrettsville and Craig W. Harris of Ewa, Hawaii; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity.

Webster J. Keller

Nurse anesthetist

Webster J. Keller, a native of Baltimore and a certified nurse anesthetist at the Santa Rosa Medical Center in Milton, Fla., died Sunday of heart failure at the hospital.

He was 38 and lived in Pensacola, Fla., where a memorial service was set for today.

He is survived by his father, William R. Keller Jr. of Edgemere; his mother and stepfather, Shirley Keller-Adkins and Norman E. Adkins, both of Salisbury; two brothers, William R. Keller III of Dagsboro, Del., and Mark A. Keller of Baltimore; and a stepsister, Lavon Adkins of Salisbury.

Bernard A. Sudol

Social worker, actor

A memorial service for Bernard A. Sudol, a Baltimore City social worker, actor and musician, was held Wednesday in Baltimore. He was 48.

His body was recovered Sept. 20 from the Chesapeake Bay near the Bay Bridge, where his car had been found earlier.

He is survived by his father, Emil Sudol; two brothers, Mark and Emil Sudol Jr.; and three sisters, Barbara and Bernadette Sudol and Donna Wittig. All are of Wallington, N.J., where services were held Monday.

Donald Greenawalt

Plumbing wholesaler

Donald A. Greenawalt, retired president of wholesale plumbing and heating supply companies, died Tuesday of leukemia at his Hampton home. He was 74.

He retired in 1974 after many years as president of the Fleck Marshal Co. and its subsidiary, the Southern Supply Co. He had earlier worked in his father's wholesale plumbing supply business, the E. D. Greenawalt Co.

The Baltimore native was educated in city schools. He served in the Coast Guard during World War II and was a member of the Baltimore Yacht Club.

A memorial service was held yesterday.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Margaret Moran; two sons, Donald Greenawalt Jr. of Monkton and Terry Greenawalt of Cockeysville; a daughter, Mimi Greenawalt of Towson; two brothers, Ehrman Greenawalt of Arcadia, Calif., and Austin Greenawalt of Timonium; and seven grandchildren.

Henry M. Wright Sr.

Liquor distributor

Henry M. Wright Sr., 86, who had owned a wholesale liquor distribution firm and a company that made replicas of wildfowl and jewelry with nautical themes, died Sept. 12 of cardiovascular disease at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Mr. Wright, a Cambridge native, was a resident of Roland Park.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, the former Gladys Dodd; two sons, Henry M. Wright Jr. and John W. Wright, both of Lutherville; a daughter, Lois D. Davis of Baltimore; a sister, Mary W. Matthews of Cambridge; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Services for Mr. Wright were held Sept. 15.

Weldon S. Wertz Sr., 80, a retired superintendent at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant, died Aug. 1 of coronary artery disease at Meridian Cromwell Nursing Center in Towson. A Mass of Christian burial was offered Aug. 6.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, the former Mary Regina Flick of Towson; two sons, Weldon S. Wertz Jr. of Towson and Donald F. Wertz of Overlea; four daughters, Mary L. Goodwin of Anneslie, Kathleen D. Aylor and Virginia A. Weigert, both of Towson, and Joan C. Davis of Sykesville; three sisters, Beatrice Shirk of Lancaster, Pa., and Mary Douglas and Betty Brooks, both of Mountville, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Children's Hospital, c/o Department of Public Relations, 3825 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore 21211.

Ruth Cecile Nile, 85, a painter who specialized in oils of land and seascapes, died Sept. 6 of complications of Parkinson's disease at her home in Hamilton.

Services were held Sept. 9. She is survived by her husband, Charles H. Niles; a son, Roger C. Niles of Bel Air; a daughter, Cynthia Teommey of Baltimore; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Joseph Newton Moreland Jr., 72, who had worked in the 'D metallurgy department at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant for 35 years, died Sept. 13 of cancer at a hospital in Orlando, Fla. At his request, there were no services. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, the former Mary Menas.

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