Mary Ann Nemec, 57, ran Golf Club...


Mary Ann Nemec, 57, ran Golf Club shop

Mary Ann Nemec, who had operated the retail shop at The Golf Club, died Monday of lung cancer at her home in the Loch Raven area. She was 57.

She retired four years ago after operating the shop at her husband's custom-made golf club business for about 10 years.

Mrs. Nemec was an 18-handicap golfer who sometimes beat her husband and three sons when playing on family golf outings. Known as Ann to her friends, she was the first woman elected to the board of governors of the Country Club of Maryland.

Born in Harrisburg, Pa., the former Mary Ann Jervis was raised in Govans and graduated from the Notre Dame Preparatory School.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, 5500 York Road.

She is survived by her husband, Edward J. Nemec; two daughters, Kimberly N. Paddock of Syracuse, N.Y., and Kristen M. Perkins of Mays Chapel; her sons, Jeffrey E. Nemec of Glen Arm and Michael B. Nemec and Mark D. Nemec, both of Towson; her mother, Grace Jervis of Baltimore; a brother, J. Paul Jervis of Montclair, N.J.; a sister, Mary Susan Gould of Stoneleigh; and five grandchildren.

Arthur E. Roden, 73, Westinghouse manager

Arthur E. Roden, a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. official, died Tuesday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center of a spinal cord injury. He was 73 and lived at Leisure World in Silver Spring.

The former Catonsville resident was injured in a fall from a golf cart on the Leisure World golf course Sept. 15.

He went to work for Westinghouse in 1957 and retired in 1985 as assistant division general manager of the Baltimore-Washington International Airport plant.

The Baltimore native graduated from Mount St. Joseph College and Loyola College and served in the Army Signal Corps in Germany.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Roden will be offered at 10 a.m. today in the chapel at St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, 30 Melvin Ave. in Catonsville.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, the former Florence Bonney; five daughters, Bonney A. Dugan of Richmond, Va., Sally R. Schwerdt and Julie E. Bosley, both of Catonsville, Stephanie D. Elliott of Chicago and Susan M. Ritterman of Ellicott City; two sons, Arthur E. Roden III of Ellicott City and Robert G. Roden of Orlando, Fla.; and 15 grandchildren.

Gwenyth Johnson O'Neill, Towson State professor

Gwenyth Johnson O'Neill, a retired associate professor of education at Towson State University, died Monday of cancer at the health-care facility of the Willow Valley Manor retirement community in Lancaster, Pa. She was 80.

Mrs. O'Neill, who lived in Phoenix before moving to Lancaster about 10 years ago, taught courses in secondary education at Towson State from 1966 until 1979.

The former Gwenyth Johnson was a native of Schenectady, N.Y., and a graduate of Simmons College and held a master's degree from Worcester State College.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at St. James Episcopal Church in Lancaster.

She is survived by her husband, Edward F. O'Neill; a son, David O'Neill of Phoenix; a daughter, Sarah Lee of Lexington, Ky.; a brother, Burleigh M. Johnson of Simpsonville, S.C.; and four grandchildren.

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