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William H. Schwarz

Johns Hopkins professor

William H. Schwarz, a chemical engineering professor at the Johns Hopkins University, died April 7 of cancer at his home in Randallstown. He was 64.

Dr. Schwarz joined the Hopkins faculty in 1968. From 1979 until 1981, he was chairman of the chemical engineering department.

He was a Baltimore native and a graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School. In 1951, he graduated from the Johns Hopkins University, where he later earned master's and doctoral degrees in chemical engineering.

His marriage to Maxine Schwarz of Annapolis ended in divorce.

Graveside services were held April 8.

He is survived by three sons, William R. Schwarz of Woodstock, Andrew Schwarz of Pasadena and Thomas Schwarz of Mayport, Fla.; two daughters, Dorothy Dick of Churchton and Linda Carol Dick of Lakewood, Ohio; his father, Herman P. Schwarz of Mount Jackson, Va.; a sister, Ann Draper of Mount Jackson; 13 grandchildren; and a friend, Irene Vanger of Randallstown.

Elizabeth Hillmann

Secretary, painter

Elizabeth Craig Hillmann, a secretary in the headquarters of the Baltimore school system in the 1960s and a professional painter in watercolors, died Tuesday of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital.

The Northwood resident was 83.

Mrs. Hillmann moved to Northwood in 1939 shortly after her marriage to Ralph Joseph Hillmann, a shipping company official who was transferred here. Mr. Hillmann died in 1980.

A native of Searsmont, Maine, her paintings of New England landscapes were sold in galleries and shops in Baltimore, Cape May, N.J., and Philadelphia.

In Baltimore, she was a member of St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church and a volunteer for the League for the Handicapped, now the League Serving People With Physical Disabilities.

She is survived by two sons, James Joseph Hillmann of Baltimore and Michael Craig Hillmann of Austin, Texas; and a granddaughter.

Services were held Thursday.

Claude R. Andrews

Research scientist

Claude R. Andrews, a senior research scientist at J. M. Huber Corp. in Havre de Grace and holder of five U.S. patents, died Wednesday of heart complications at his home in Pasadena. He was 58.

In 22 years at J. M. Huber, Mr. Andrews did research on flame-retardant additives, chemical foaming agents to improve the strength and lessen the weight of plastics, paper fiber and pigments for printing companies and other projects.

His research was published in about 10 scientific journals, and he has five more patents pending.

Before going to work for J. M. Huber in 1973, Mr. Andrews was a senior and special analyst at Davidson Chemical Division in Curtis Bay for 12 years.

In 1989, he presented his research at the International Conference for Fire Safety in San Francisco.

The Baltimore native and graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Loyola College of Baltimore in 1958 and a master's degree in chemistry from Villanova University in 1961.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Holy Rosary Church in Baltimore.

Mr. Andrews is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Anita Lukaszewski; and a daughter, Yvonne Milner of Chase.

Lillian K. Baker 80, who retired in 1980 as an executive secretary for CSX Transportation and who helped her husband operate a family business, died Sunday of cancer at her Middle River home.

Beginning in 1945, she and her husband, Sam Baker, operated (( Baker's General Store and Tavern in Middle River. He retired in 1975.

Mrs. Baker, who grew up in Council Bluffs, Iowa, was a member of Hadassah and the old B'nai Sholom Congregation.

Services were held Monday.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Harry Baker of Morganville, N.J.; a daughter, Ellen Mullman of New York City; two sisters, Bertha Skolnick of San Francisco and Shirley Abelson of Los Angeles; and two grandchildren.

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