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Caroline L. McIntosh

Nurse, instructor

Caroline L. McIntosh, a nurse who taught for 25 years at what then was the St. Joseph Hospital nursing school, died Saturday of cancer at her home in Timonium. She was 57.

After the nursing school closed in 1988, she worked in the hospital's educational services department, which deals with in-service training and other health education programs. She retired because of illness three years ago.

Before working at St. Joseph, she had been a nurse at Kernan and Children's hospitals.

Born in Baltimore, the former Caroline Lewis was a 1956 graduate of Towson High School and attended Western Maryland College before earning a degree in nursing at the University of Maryland in 1962. She also did graduate work at Towson State University.

She had been active in the Timonium Elementary School PTA and had coached girls' basketball in the Timonium-Lutherville League.

She played the organ and the carillon at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane, where services were to be held at 11 a.m. today.

She is survived by three daughters, Tammy Feddeler of Chicago, Laurie McIntosh-Cripps of Philadelphia and Shawn McIntosh-Chalk of Catonsville; a son, Donald McIntosh of Baltimore; her mother, Amy Lewis of Timonium; a sister, Amy Nelson of Baldwin, Mich.; two brothers, Orville Lewis of Ellicott City and Warren Lewis of York, Pa.; and three grandchildren.

Joseph T. Sharp

IRS agent

Joseph T. Sharp, a retired Internal Revenue Service agent, died Monday at North Arundel Hospital of congestive heart failure. He was 80 and lived in Pasadena.

Mr. Sharp retired 25 years ago after 25 years of government service. He worked for the Corps of Engineers before joining the IRS.

The native of Atlantic City, N.J., served in the Army during World War II.

A certified public accountant, he had studied accounting at what is now the University of Baltimore.

He was a member of the Glen Burnie Lodge of the Moose and a former member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion.

His first wife, the former Mary Josephine Aiken, died 25 years ago.

Mr. Sharp was an usher at Holy Trinity Church, 7436 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie, where a Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 9 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife, the former Veronica D. Benner; a son, Joseph M. Sharp of Glen Burnie; three daughters, Patricia Tarte of Davidsonville and Mary Jo Sharp and Ann Marie Sharp-Profozich, both of Annapolis; a stepdaughter, Rose Marie Zeuch of Pasadena; a stepson, Richard Medas of Chicopee, Mass.; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

J. Stephen Waters Sr.

Led insulation firm

J. Stephen Waters Sr., president and co-founder of Waters Insulation Corp., died Sunday of mesothelioma at his Lutherville home. He was 65.

In the late 1970s, he and his brother, C. Donald Waters, established the commercial and industrial insulation firm in Linthicum.

C. Donald Waters of Ellicott City is vice president of the company.

J. Stephen Waters began his career in the insulation business in 1950 as a job foreman at Wallace & Gale Inc. He rose through the ranks, eventually becoming project manager and later estimator. He left in the early 1970s to become vice president of Inslu Temp Airco.

Born and raised in West Baltimore, he attended St. Martin parochial school and was a 1950 graduate of Calvert Hall College where he played football and basketball. From 1953 until 1955, he served in the Army during the Korean War and was discharged as a private.

He was a member of the Father John O'Neill Knights of Columbus Council No. 4011.

He was a communicant and usher at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore and Ware avenues in Towson, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today.

Other survivors include his wife of 31 years, the former Dolores Sowa; two sons, John S. Waters Jr. of Owings Mills and Joseph J. Waters of Lutherville; and a grandchild.

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