Howard A. KingMartin Marietta foremanHoward A. King,...


Howard A. King

Martin Marietta foreman

Howard A. King, a retired foreman at the Martin Marietta plant in Middle River and a former president of the Oldtimers Baseball Association of Maryland, died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital of complications of diabetes. He was 82 and lived in Parkville.

He had retired nearly 20 years ago after working for Martin for nearly 40 years.

A member of the Oldtimers association since 1975 and a life member since 1983, he was named its Man of the Year in 1979 and was secretary from 1980 until 1984 and president in 1987 and 1988.

The Baltimore native was a graduate of City College where he had been a member of the baseball team. In the early 1940s, while an instructor at a Martin plant in Orlando, Fla., he played in the Florida East Coast League, a Class D minor league. Later in the decade he was an infielder for the Martin Bombers.

He coached a youth basketball team in the early 1950s for the Overlea Lions Club and was a former scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 514 in Overlea.

He belonged to the Retirees Association of Martin Marietta and to the Totem Club, a social club in Hampden.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 9 a.m. today at the Roman Catholic Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 8501 Loch Raven Blvd. in Baynesville.

His wife, the former Aldona Milinausky, died in 1991. He is survived by a son, Ronald P. King; a sister, Gertrude Whiteford; a brother, Larry King; and a grandson, all of Baltimore.

J. H. Shallenberger

Bank executive

James H. Shallenberger, a retired vice president of Equitable Trust Bank, died Wednesday after a heart attack at his Ten Hills Home. He was 71.

He retired in 1985 from the bank's trust department after 20 years of service. Earlier, he was manager of Towson Plaza, now part of Towson Town Center, and Westview Mall.

The Baltimore native graduated from Polytechnic Institute in 1942 and from Loyola College in 1956. He served in the Army in World War II and worked in a family-owned locksmith shop as a young man.

He was a former president of the local chapter of the Certified Property Management Association.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 9:30 a.m. today at St. William of York Roman Catholic Church, Edmondson Avenue and Cooks Lane.

He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy Lucas; three daughters, Margaret S. Adams of Whittier, Calif., Susan S. Lundin of Baltimore and Patricia E. Shallenberger of Santa Barbara, Calif; two sons, Michael D. Shallenberger of Baltimore and S. Craig Shallenberger of Austin, Texas; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Sister Leonardine

Art teacher

Sister Mary Leonardine Hoover, S.S.N.D., a retired art teacher, died Tuesday of heart failure at Villa Assumpta, the motherhouse of her order, in Towson. She was 84.

Sister Leonardine had lived at the motherhouse since 1993, moving there from the convent at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Cumberland, where she had taught art to elderly people since 1988.

She had lived in Cumberland since 1966 when she began teaching art at Bishop Walsh High School there. Earlier, she taught in parochial schools in the Baltimore area and other cities beginning in 1929.

The former Margaret Hoover was a native of Hagerstown who entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1926. She completed her high school education at the Institute of Notre Dame, earned a bachelor's degree at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, and a master of fine arts degree at Notre Dame University.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 11 a.m. today in the chapel at Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles St.

She is survived by three brothers, Leon E. Hoover of Norfolk, Va., and John T. and Frank J. Hoover, both of Hagerstown; and a sister, Ruth Wilson of Long Beach, Miss.


Emma S. Collins

Homemaker, secretary

Emma S. Collins, a homemaker, died yesterday of heart failure at Memorial Hospital in Easton. She was 77 and had lived near Preston in Caroline County for about 20 years.

She was born Emma Sherman in Baltimore and graduated from Eastern High School. She did secretarial work before her marriage in 1945 to Roger M. Collins.

Services were to be held at 8 p.m. today at Frampton-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home in Federalsburg. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Parkwood Cemetery, 3310 Taylor Ave. in Baltimore.

Survivors include her husband; four sons, Edward Sherman Collins and Charles Clinton Collins, both of Preston, Roger M. Collins Jr. of Cockeysville and Ray B. Collins of Columbia; and three grandchildren.

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