Walton F. Canedy, 72, investment counselorWalton F....

Walton F. Canedy, 72, investment counselor

Walton F. Canedy, an investment counselor who worked in the Baltimore area for many years, died Wednesday of renal failure in Mashpee, Mass. The former Towson resident was 72.


Mr. Canedy, a native of Maplewood, N.J., came to Baltimore in 1927. A graduate of Friends School in Baltimore during the early 1940s, he was a 1947 graduate of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and attended the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance.

Mr. Canedy began his career as an investment broker with Baker, Watts and Co. in Baltimore. In 1949, he left to become the trust investment officer at the Union Trust Co. of Maryland, where he worked until 1953.


Mr. Canedy joined the Baltimore investment counsel firm of Naess & Thomas as a manager in 1953 and became a partner in 1956. His clients included the Johns Hopkins University and the Alumni Endowment Fund of the University of Virginia.

When the company was acquired by the English merchant bank, Schroders Inc., in 1964, Mr. Canedy moved to New York to become executive vice president of the company's U.S. investment subsidiary. He and his wife retired to Cape Cod, Mass., in 1981.

In February 1947, Mr. Canedy married the former Margaret A. Harrison. Mrs. Canedy died in February.

Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at First Congregational Church in Yarmouth, Mass.

In addition to his children, Mr. Canedy is survived by a son, John Canedy of East Orleans, Mass.; a daughter, Ann B. Canedy of Cummaquid, Mass.; a brother, Charles Canedy of Fallston; and three grandchildren.

Henry A. Koenig III, company finance officer

Henry A. Koenig III, a retired finance officer and a longtime Boy Scout volunteer, died of heart disease Wednesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Easton resident was 83.

Mr. Koenig started his career as the treasurer of Buck Glass Co. in Baltimore. He moved to the Eastern Shore in 1964 to become controller at Easton Memorial Hospital. He also was controller at Hanks Seafood and Hurlock Pickling Co. He retired in 1983.


Born in Baltimore, Mr. Koenig graduated from Forest Park High School and Duke University in Durham, N.C. He attended the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

In 1941, he married the former Jane Zumstein. She died in 1976.

In Baltimore, Mr. Koenig was the director of the Homewood branch of the YMCA and president of the Men's Brotherhood at Park Community Evangelical and Reformed Church.

In Talbot County, he was treasurer and Men's Club president at St. Paul's Episcopal Church and a former president of the Trappe Lions Club.

For the past 30 years, Mr. Koenig devoted much of his time to the Boy Scouts and received the Choptank District Award of Merit, the highest award given to volunteers. He and his wife had begun in scouting as troop leaders together.

"Scouting was a passion he developed in his later years, and it was very important to him," said his daughter, Patricia K. Worthington of Wallingford, Pa.


Services were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Trappe.

Other survivors include a son, Henry A. Koenig IV of Berlin; and two grandchildren.

Howard B. Stocksdale, 93, a Baltimore attorney who actively practiced until he was 90, died of a stroke and heart attack Oct. 1 at the Keswick Home. After being an associate in several Baltimore firms, Mr. Stocksdale opened his own practice in 1927, a firm which eventually included his two sons, Alan H. Stocksdale and Robert L. Stocksdale, both of Towson. On his retirement in 1992, Mr. Stocksdale was one of Baltimore City Bar's oldest members.

In 1941, Mr. Stocksdale became a member of the Pickering Lodge of the Masonic Order and was an active member in both the Tall Cedars of Lebanon and the Boumi Temple Shrine.

Services were conducted Thursday. In addition to his sons, Mr. Stocksdale is survived by a daughter, M. Lomax Lusby of Solomons Island; nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. His wife of 72 years, Margaret Hance Stocksdale, died in November.