Milton Albert Stuck
Store owner, electrician
Milton Albert Stuck, a retired businessman from Pikesville, died Thursday after his station wagon was struck in a collision on Park Heights Avenue in Baltimore County. He was 78.
A high school dropout during the Depression, Mr. Stuck owned a hardware store in the early 1950s and later founded an electrical contracting firm, which he ran for 15 years before retiring in 1980.
A native of Baltimore, he grew up in Pimlico and attended Forest Park High School. He left school at 17 to help support his family after his father's death in 1934.
In 1941, he went to work at Westinghouse's Naval Radar Plant on Wilkens Avenue as a production worker. There he introduced several innovative and time-saving production methods that led to his being named production supervisor and gaining the nickname of "Young Tom Edison," said his son, Michael Stuck of Reisterstown.
Mr. Stuck served in the Army in Germany in 1945 and 1946. He opened Milton's Hardware in Pimlico in 1952 and closed it six years later when he began working as an electrician. In 1965, he started Milco Electric Inc. on Park Heights Avenue. He sold the company in 1980.
"He had a very creative eye and the ability to see things that others couldn't see," his son said. "He could have been an architect."
He was a member of the Jewish War Veterans and the Randallstown Synagogue Center.
Services are to be held at 11 a.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros., 6010 Reisterstown Road.
In addition to his son, his survivors are his wife of 51 years, the former Gertrude Ehrlich; a daughter, Ellen Stuck-Neu of Santa Cruz, Calif.; a sister, Miriam Liebeskind of Burtonsville; and a grandchild.
Margaret D. Huey
Margaret Denmead Huey, a former teacher and homemaker, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke and emphysema at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 90.
A resident of Edenwald retirement community in Towson since 1990, she taught second grade at Calvert School in the early 1930s before her 1934 marriage to Edward Greene Huey, who was assistant headmaster and a teacher at the North Baltimore private school. He died in 1959.
Mrs. Huey had lived at the Ambassador Apartments and earlier was a 20-year resident of Roland Park. During the 1960s, she worked in the museum shop of the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Born in Baltimore, she was a 1922 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School and earned her bachelor's degree in 1927 from Goucher College.
She enjoyed French studies and was active in the Goucher College Alumni Association. She was a longtime member of Bolton Hill's Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Plans for a memorial service at Edenwald were incomplete.
She is survived by a son, Talbott W. Huey of East Lansing, Mich.; and four grandchildren.