Julianne D. ConnollyBaltimore nativeJulianne DeWitt Connolly, a...


Julianne D. Connolly

Baltimore native

Julianne DeWitt Connolly, a Baltimore native and Towson resident, died Thursday of cancer at Mercy Medical Center. She was 66.

The former Julianne DeWitt Lewis was a graduate of what is now Notre Dame of Maryland Preparatory School and attended Rosemont College near Philadelphia. She made her debut at the Bachelors Cotillon in 1947.

She enjoyed golf as a member of the Sparrows Point Country Club.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore and Ware avenues, Towson.

In addition to her husband, James J. Connolly, a retired vice president of Bethlehem International Engineering Corp., she is survived by four daughters, Marianne Connolly of Nashville, Tenn., Julianne Connolly of Baldwin, and Maureen and Carolanne Connolly, both of Towson; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Law of Towson; and two grandchildren.

Elsa H. Greenwood

Concert pianist

Elsa Marie Heister Greenwood, a concert pianist whose needlework is displayed in Blair House, the government's guest quarters near the White House, died Oct. 18 of heart failure at College Manor, Lutherville. She was 98.

A 1914 graduate of the Ithaca Conservatory of Music, now Ithaca College, she earned a doctorate in music and toured as accompanist with internationally renowned opera singers of the era.

In 1918, she married W. Barton Greenwood, deputy commissioner of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, who died in 1961.

She was a volunteer at Washington Hospital Center and made the altar cloths for its chapel. She moved to Guilford from Montgomery County in 1980.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Episcopal Cathedral of the Incarnation, 4 E. University Parkway.

She is survived by a daughter, Judith Greenwood Brown of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

Benjamin H. Katcef, a lifelong Annapolis resident who owned two taverns, died of heart failure at his home Friday. He was 87.

Mr. Katcef delivered the Evening Capital as a youth. He graduated from Annapolis High School. He owned Katcef's Bar on West Street in Annapolis and the West End Tavern in Parole.

He enjoyed gardening and fishing.

Services were to be held at 3 p.m. today at the Kneseth Israel Congregation Synagogue in Annapolis.

He is survived by his wife, Fannie Katcef; two sons, James Katcef and William Katcef; a daughter, Fran Katcef; and two brothers, Leon Katcef and Joseph Katcef, all of Annapolis.

Emerson L. Evans

Shipbuilding supervisor

Emerson L. Evans, a retired shipbuilding supervisor, died Thursday of heart failure at St. Joseph Hospital in Towson. He was 79.

He worked for 32 years for the Bethlehem Steel Corp. in Sparrows Point until he retired in 1972.

The Smith Island native loved the water and enjoyed fishing and crabbing. He also enjoyed bowling and gardening, especially growing tomatoes.

He is survived by his wife of almost 56 years, the former Ada Bethard; two daughters, Joyce E. Ryder of Timonium and Sharon E. Mihavetz of Essex; two brothers, Walter D. Evans of Salisbury and Clyde Webster of Deal Island; a sister, Josephine Holland of Greenbackville, Va.; and four grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, 1407 Eastern Ave., in Essex, with interment at Parkwood Cemetery.


G. Glenn Beall

Laurel city administrator

G. Glenn Beall, a retired civil engineer and Laurel city administrator, died Thursday of cancer at his home in Laurel. He was 76.

He was a graduate of Laurel High School and the Maryland Institute, College of Art. He worked for the Navy for 35 years before retiring in 1976. He was Laurel's administrator from 1984 to 1987.

Mr. Beall was a lifelong member of the First Methodist Church of Laurel, where he served on the board of trustees, and was a past president of the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department and a past master of Masonic Lodge No. 149 in Laurel. He also was a Masonic grand inspector of Maryland and a member of the Scottish Rite.

Mr. Beall enjoyed breeding and racing homing pigeons.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Gladys H. Willingham; three sons, Gary G. Beall, Jack W. Beall and Mark T. Beall; two brothers, Russell W. Beall and Harry W. Beall, all of Laurel; and nine grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Fleck Funeral Home, 7601 Sandy Spring Road in Laurel, with interment at Meadowridge Memorial Park in Dorsey.

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