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Helen C. Angelos, 70, restaurant manager

Helen C. Angelos, who had been business manager of several East Baltimore restaurants that she and her husband operated, died Monday of heart failure at Franklin Square Hospital. She was 70.

The couple's restaurants included the Pancake Cottage in Cedonia Mall (now closed), the Liberty Restaurant in Dundalk and Jimmy's Restaurant on South Broadway.

"She grew up as a member of a restaurant family. Her parents owned and operated Stanley's Drive-In at Monument and Kresson streets," said her husband of 52 years, Peter W. Angelos.

After turning over Jimmy's to their son-in-law, Nick Filipidis, the Angeloses operated several restaurants in Florida, then returned East Baltimore in the mid-1970s.

"Their restaurants were the mainstays of Fort Holabird during the Vietnam era -- they fed the troops," said Mr. Filipidis.

Born and raised in East Baltimore, the former Helen Cardiges was a graduate of Eastern High School.

She was a founding member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at 520 S. Conkling St., where services are planned for noon today.

A son, Paul P. Angelos, died in 1981.

In addition to her husband, her survivors include a son, Steven P. Angelos of Baldwin; a daughter, Lydia P. Filipidis of Rossville; a brother, Peter Cardiges of Towson; and three grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church.

Prince D. Finlayson, 67, independent truck driver

Prince D. Finlayson, a retired independent truck driver and aviation enthusiast, died Monday at Franklin Square Hospital after a heart attack. The Essex resident was 67.

Mr. Finlayson was associated with Branch Motor Express from 1954 to 1970, and he worked as an independent driver for F. J. Boutell Trucking Co. and Old Dominion Freight Lines until his retirement in 1983.

He had a lifelong interest in aviation and flew his own Piper Cherokee. He was a member of several aviation groups, including the Maryland chapter of Silver Wings, OX-5 and the Early Birds.

"For many years, he participated in the annual Christmas flight that took Santa Claus and holly to the churches on Tangier Island," said his wife of 46 years, the former Doris Parrish.

He was born in Birmingham, Ala., and moved in the late 1930s to Bethesda, where he attended schools. He served in the Marine Corps from 1946 to 1952.

He was a member of the America Legion in Rosedale and the Disabled American Veterans. He also was a member of Essex United Methodist Church, Woodward at Maryland avenues, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today.

He is also survived by three sons, Prince D. Finlayson II of Bel Air, Michael Finlayson of Street and James M. Finlayson of Millersville; a daughter, Patricia Haller of Shrewsbury, Pa.; a brother, James P. R. Finlayson of Bethesda; a sister, Florence Finlayson of Bethesda; and eight grandchildren.

Mary Reed Ziegler, 69, office cleaner, sales clerk

Mary Reed Ziegler, a retired office cleaner and sales clerk, died Sunday at her home in Highlandtown after an apparent heart attack. She was 69.

Mrs. Ziegler retired about two years ago after working for about 10 years for the American Trading and Production Co. and earlier in the offices of the J. E. Greiner Co. She had been a clerk in Arundel Ice Cream stores for many years before that.

The former Mary Reed Wagner, a native of Highlandtown, was educated in the public schools. She was a member of the auxiliary of the Dundalk Memorial Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Her husband, John W. Ziegler Sr., died in 1983.

Services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. today at the Duda-Ruck Funeral Home, 7922 Wise Ave., Dundalk.

Survivors include three sons, John W. Ziegler Jr. and Perry J. Ziegler, both of Essex, and Louis E. Ziegler of Harrisonburg, Va.; four daughters, Jacquelyn L. Walker of Baltimore, Debra E. Gaydos of Aberdeen, Terry M. Hernan of Timonium and Phyllis A. Stefanski of Dundalk; a brother, Edward Wagner of Baltimore; four sisters, Catherine Enge of Baltimore, Florence Richardson of Parkville, Margaret Warble of Dundalk and Vi Knopp of Jarrettsville; and 19 grandchildren.

Gladys Autry Foster, 73, nursery operator

Gladys Autry Foster, who had operated the XYZ Day Nursery near her Northwest Baltimore home since 1967, died Saturday of kidney failure at Sinai Hospital. She was 73.

Mrs. Foster also owned a beauty salon that bore her name from 1956 until she started the nursery on Belvieu Avenue.

Mrs. Foster had been active since 1956 at Union Memorial United Methodist Church, where she chaired the Parish Relations Committee and was a member of the Pathfinders, the Mission on Missions and the administrative board.

She was born Gladys Autry in Cincinnati and married Harrison Foster in 1942 in Annapolis while he was in the Army.

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at Union Memorial Church, 2500 Harlem Ave.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Bernardine Bray of Burke, Va., and Letha Holliday of Baltimore; ,, her mother, Leona Gibson Autry of Cincinnati; a sister, Emma Fane of Cincinnati; and a brother, Ezekiel Autry of Cincinnati; two foster daughters, Diane Fears of Severn and Carrie Junior of Baltimore; and four grandchildren.

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