Samuel A. JonesSupervisor, volunteerSamuel A. Jones, who...


Samuel A. Jones

Supervisor, volunteer

Samuel A. Jones, who worked 35 years for Cat's Paw Rubber Co. in South Baltimore and retired as a supervisor, died June 5 at St. Agnes Hospital after a heart attack. He was 75.

The lifelong West Baltimore resident fully retired in 1985 after several years as a security guard for a nursing home. He did volunteer work at Rosewood State Hospital and enjoyed woodworking.

He was a 1937 graduate of Douglass High School. During World War II, he enlisted in the Army and served in the Pacific.

Services were to be held at 11:30 a.m. today at Ames Memorial Methodist Church, Carey and Baker streets, his church for many years.

He is survived by a brother, Joseph D. Jones; six sisters, Grace Roberts, Bertha Lyes, Margaret Ruffin, Blanche Mackel, Adah Jones, and Elizabeth Forster, all of Baltimore; and several nieces and nephews.

Sister Mary Arnoldine

School cafeteria head

Sister Mary Arnoldine O'Connell, O.S.F., who retired as head of Catholic High School's cafeteria in 1982 after working there 43 years, died Thursday of kidney failure at Assisi House in Aston, Pa., the retirement home of her order, the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia.

Sister Arnoldine, 92, had worked at the cafeteria since the East Baltimore girls' school opened in 1939.

She was born Mary Agnes O'Connell in Ireland and returned there for visits three times after entering the order at its motherhouse in Aston in 1925.

Before the high school assignment, she worked at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Philadelphia; St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington, Del., and St. Joseph Hospital, then in East Baltimore.

From 1982 until 1993, she lived in retirement in the convent at St. Joseph Hospital, now in Towson.

A Mass of Christian burial is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at Assisi House.

Robert Heacock Sr.

Tool and die maker

Robert E. Heacock Sr., a longtime Carroll County resident and tool and die maker at Black and Decker, died Thursday at Stella Maris Hospice in Towson of complications from lung disease. He was 74.

Born in Baldwin, Mr. Heacock graduated from Catonsville Senior High School in 1938 and was drafted by the Army during World War II. After the war, he began 41 years of employment at Black and Decker plants in Towson and Hampstead. He also worked at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Howard County.

Services were scheduled today at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 5610 Dogwood Road, Woodlawn.

Mr. Heacock is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Helen Snyder; three daughters, Carolyn M. Fisher of Hanover, Pa., and Linda Kirk and Sharon Cox, both of Eldersburg; three sons, Robert Heacock Jr. of Denver, Steven Heacock of Union Mills and David Heacock of Hanover; a sister, Dorothy Hartig of Randallstown; a brother, Richard D. Heacock Sr. of Ellicott City; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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