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Reuben Lee

Westinghouse engineer

Reuben Lee, a retired engineer for Westinghouse Electric Corp., died March 24 of a respiratory illness at his Catonsville home. He was 92.

Mr. Lee, who lived for many years on Bolton Hill, retired in 1965 from the Westinghouse plant at Baltimore-Washington International Airport. He transferred to the Baltimore area in 1938 from a Westinghouse plant in Springfield, Mass.

Born in England, he was raised in West Virginia and graduated from West Virginia University.

He had been a volunteer in the Hunger Program at Memorial Episcopal Church in Baltimore, a draft counselor for Episcopal Peace Fellowship and a volunteer at the Over 60 Employment and Counseling Service.

A Requiem Mass for Mr. Lee was to be offered at 10:30 a.m. today at Memorial Episcopal Church, Lafayette Avenue and Bolton Street.

His first wife, the former Margaret Jane Duvall, died in 1972. His second wife, the former Mary Lorrayne Lewis, died in 1981.

He is survived by his wife, the former Myrtle Stickler Clough; two sons, Reuben Richard Lee of Baltimore and Peter Duvall Lee of Catonsville; two stepdaughters, Timothye Pinkerton of York, Pa., and Susan Boucher of Dallas; a stepson, Eric Clough of #i Merrimack, N.H.; a sister, Edith Trent of Man, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Mary C. McClelland

Telephone operator

Mary C. McClelland, a retired telephone company operator, died Wednesday at Lorien Columbia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of complications from a stroke. She was 89 and lived in Catonsville.

Mrs. McClelland retired in the early 1960s after many years with the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. She lived in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for a time after her retirement.

Born Mary C. McGuirk in Baltimore, she was educated at St. Martin's School.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Passionist Monastery Roman Catholic Church, Old Frederick Road and Monastery Avenue in Southwest Baltimore.

Her husband, James F. McClelland, a retired mail carrier, died in 1979. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

John F. Winterling

Civil engineer

John F. Winterling, a retired civil engineer, died Wednesday after a heart attack at his Overlea home. He was 65.

Mr. Winterling retired a year ago from Wilson T. Ballard Co., a consulting firm for which he had worked for about 30 years.

The Baltimore native was a graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School and earned an engineering degree from the University of Maryland.

He served in the Army Signal Corps during the Korean War, and was a member of the Parkville Post of the American Legion.

Awards given him by the Mount St. Joseph Alumni Association for his work with the organization included its Knight of the Tower Award.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, Belair Road and Willow Avenue

Mr. Winterling is survived by his wife, the former Margaret A. Reese; a daughter, Deborah A. Mitcherling of Perry Hall; and two grandchildren.

Shirley Mae Johnson

Hospital clerk

Shirley Mae Johnson, a retired hospital clerk, died Monday of cancer at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 54 and lived in Southwest Baltimore.

Ms. Johnson retired in 1988 after 19 years as a central supply clerk at Sinai Hospital. She had worked at Mercy Hospital, now Mercy Medical Center, for nine years before that.

A native of Richmond, Va., who was raised in Baltimore, she was a graduate of Douglass High School.

Her two marriages ended in divorce.

Ms. Johnson had been a member of Wildwood Parkway United Methodist Church and, more recently, Bibleway Free Will Baptist Church, 4412 Maine Ave., where services were to be held at 11 a.m. today.

She is survived by two sons, Delwood Freeman and Ralph B. Taylor Jr., both of Baltimore; a daughter, Jevette Freeman of Baltimore; her mother, Helen Hill, and stepfather, Charles Hill, both of Baltimore; her father, Robert Johnson of Richmond; a stepsister, Hazel Chaney of Baltimore; and 12 grandchildren.

William Rodney Cook

Cabinetmaker, author

William Rodney Cook, a retired cabinetmaker who had written a novel, died Tuesday after an apparent heart attack while walking in West Baltimore. The North Baltimore resident was 52.

He retired about 10 years ago because of ill health. He wrote a novel, "The Way It Came," that was published about 10 years ago.

The Baltimore native was a graduate of Sojourner-Douglass College.

Services were to be held at 10 a.m. today at Estep Brothers Funeral Home, 1300 Eutaw Place.

He is survived by a son, Rodney Ali Cook-Bey; and five sisters, Constance Clark, Laverne Clinton, Patricia Crumble, Joyce Colbert and Wendy Brodie. All are of Baltimore.

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