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Joan T. MalcolmPamela M. HamlinMother, daughterServices for...


Joan T. Malcolm

Pamela M. Hamlin

Mother, daughter

Services for Joan T. Malcolm, head of the mathematics department at Glen Burnie High School, and Pamela M. Hamlin, her daughter, who was assistant director of Gadsby's Tavern Museum in Arlington, Va., are set for 1:30 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Annandale, Va.

Mrs. Malcolm, who was 68 and lived in Arnold, and Mrs. Hamlin, who was 41 and lived in Annandale, were killed Saturday in an automobile accident on U.S. 301 at Route 18 in Queenstown.

The former Joan Timmons was a native of Mannington, W.Va., and a graduate of Fairmont College, who began her teaching career in West Virginia. Before becoming a mathematics teacher at Glen Burnie in 1967, she taught physics and chemistry at Neshaminy, Pa., High School.

In 1989, she received a Presidential Award for excellence in teaching mathematics, and was a finalist in the Maryland Teacher of the Year competition. She was a member of the

National Council of Math Teachers.

At Glen Burnie, she coached the team that appeared on the "It's Academic" television program, and at the Pennsylvania school served as a swimming coach.

The former Pamela Malcolm was born in Bellefont, Pa., and moved to Arnold with her family in 1967.

She was a 1971 graduate of Severna Park High School and later attended the University of Maryland Baltimore County and Monterey Peninsula College in California. She received her bachelor's degree in history in 1993 at George Mason University, where she had also completed half of a master of arts program in applied history.

A resident of Annandale since 1987, she began working the next year for the Office of Historic Alexandria, first at the Alexandria Convention and Visitors Center.

After moving to the museum, she held several posts, and developed or expanded programs such as elementary education, Children's Day, Time Travels and Perceptions of Alexandria History.

She was a member of the Phi Alpha Theta history honorary society, the American Association of Museums and the Virginia Association of Museums.

Mrs. Hamlin is survived by her husband, James; and two daughters, Kim and Megan.

Mrs. Malcolm is survived by her husband, Jess; her mother, Lillie Timmons of Fairmont, W.Va.; and a brother, Edward Timmons of Annandale.

Memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation in New York City; or to the Gadsby's Tavern Museum Society in Alexandria.

Thomas J. Clark

Navy civilian firefighter

Thomas J. Clark, who had been a civilian firefighter at naval installations in the Washington area and a captain in the Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department, died Friday in a Bethesda nursing home of a respiratory illness. He was 89.

Mr. Clark, who had moved from Takoma Park to his son's home in Lisbon several years ago, retired in 1970 as a lieutenant in the Navy's civilian fire department. He had helped to start the firefighting unit at the Naval Ordnance Laboratory at White Oak. He began his career in 1940 at the Naval Air Station at Anacostia.

A native of Bakerton, Pa., he moved to the Washington area while serving in the Army from 1928 until 1931. He had operated a work clothes rental business in Washington before becoming a firefighter.

In Takoma Park, he participated in civil defense and fire service activities, and was a member of the committee that planned Fourth of July celebrations and a volunteer for the Girl Scouts and Meals on Wheels.

His first wife, the former Bessie O'Hara died in 1926; and his second wife, the former Ruth B. Miller, died in 1980.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. today at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in Langley Park.

He is survived by his son, John B. Clark; two daughters, Margaret Bouch of Mahaffey, Pa., and Irene Petrlik of Silver Spring; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.


Freda L. Brown

Antiques dealer

Freda L. Brown, a homemaker and antiques dealer, died Friday of injuries she suffered that day in an automobile accident in Westover, Somerset County. She was 68 and had lived in Towson for more than 50 years.

Mrs. Brown, who collected antique dolls, advertising and toys, -- operated Freda Brown Antiques from her home.

"She was most proud of her antiques business and collections," said her daughter, Nancy Katherine Brown of Cambridge, Mass.

The former Freda Rethschulte was born in Highlandtown and later moved to Towson, where she graduated from high school in 1944.

In 1946, she married Cicero Hubbard Brown Jr., a retired architect, who survives her.

She and her husband were volunteers at Beans and Bread, a Fells Point soup kitchen.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Divinity Lutheran Church, 1220 Providence Road.

Other survivors include a son, David Brown of Lutherville; and two grandsons.

Memorial donations may be made to the Divinity Benevolence

Fund, c/o Divinity Lutheran Church.

Myrtle Ellen Scott


Myrtle Ellen Scott, a resident of Northwest Baltimore for many years, died Sunday at Union Memorial Hospital of kidney failure. She was 90.

The former Myrtle Ellen Lockes was a native of Charles County and had done domestic work for a time after moving to Baltimore as a young woman.

She was a member of United Methodist Women at Lewin United Methodist Church, 4806 Reisterstown Road, where services will be held at 11:30 tomorrow.

Her husband, Isiah Scott, an independent trucker, died in 1966.

She is survived by two daughters, Shirley Scott and Joan Mohorn, both of Baltimore; three sons, Leon Scott of Glen Burnie, Donald Scott of Baltimore and Reginald Scott of Lochearn; a sister, Marie Henderson of Los Angeles; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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