Helen G. Ricks, 75, Frances Haddaway, 44Services...


Helen G. Ricks, 75, Frances Haddaway, 44

Services for Helen G. Ricks, 75, and her daughter, Frances Haddaway, 44, both of whom died in an Aug. 22 fire at their Catonsville home, were held Aug. 28.

A court stenographer, Mrs. Ricks retired in 1988 from the Circuit Court of Baltimore City, where she had worked for 22 years.

The former Helen Adomaitis, who was born and raised in Chicago, was a court stenographer during the Nuremburg War Crimes trials. Several years ago, she donated the stenotypist machine she used during the trial to the Clarence Mitchell Courthouse Museum.

In 1946, she married Eugene G. Ricks Sr., who was an Army guard during the trials. He died in 1982.

Mrs. Haddaway was a homemaker and former waitress. She was born in Catonsville and educated in county schools. She was married in 1967 to Neal Haddaway of Catonsville, who survives.

Mrs. Ricks is survived by two sons, Eugene G. Ricks Jr. of Glyndon and William G. Ricks of Catonsville; a brother, William V. Adomaitis of Chicago; two sisters, Janice M. Tucker of Woodstock and Frances Hahn of Chicago; three grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.

Loren Lee Lindley, 82, high school principal

A memorial service was held at Reisterstown United Methodist Church on Aug. 23 for Loren Lee Lindley, a retired Baltimore County public school principal who died in his sleep Aug. 20 at a local nursing home. He was 82.

Mr. Lindley, who spent 40 years with the school system -- including stints as principal at Franklin and Pikesville high schools -- retired in 1972, then worked in the travel business and was vice president of Carvel Hall Tours in Annapolis and Arbutus.

The Ohio native moved to Baltimore as a child and was a 1931 graduate of Forest Park High School. The World War II Navy officer earned a bachelor's degree at Fairmount State Teachers College and a master's degree from the University of Maryland.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, the former Gay Fleiss; a son, James L. Lindley of Timonium; a daughter, Janis Gay King of Newmanstown, Pa.; a brother, William Lindley of Timonium; two sisters, Ruth Lindley of Baltimore and Suellen Johnson of Foley, Ark.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

James E. Hartge Sr., 82, part-owner of yacht yard

A memorial service for James Erwood Hartge Sr., a retired part-owner and master mechanic of Hartge Yacht Yard in Galesville, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the family business.

Mr. Hartge died Sept. 16 of heart failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 82.

He spent his entire working life at the business, which was founded more than 100 years ago in Galesville. The firm is noted for designing and building the Chesapeake 20 and Quadrant Cruiser sailboats. He retired as master mechanic in 1973. The Galesville native was a graduate of Anne Arundel County public schools.

The World War II Navy veteran was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans Unit 3.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, the former Dorothy Harras; a son, James E. Hartge Jr. of Galesville; two daughters, Alma Wine of Reisterstown and Gales H. Faulk of Crowley, La.; three brothers, Laurence Hartge of Annapolis, Bobby Hartge of Galesville and Billy Hartge of Huntington Beach, Calif.; two sisters, Alma Strong of Galesville and Elsie Wallis of Chalk Point; and eight grandchildren.

Hazel Hampton Fleming, 97, social worker

Hazel Hampton Fleming, a retired social worker, died Sept. 4 at the Broadmead retirement home in Cockeysville. She was 97.

The former Hazel Hampton was a native of Fort Valley, Ga., and a graduate of Fisk University. She also earned a master's degree in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1937.

In 1957, she married Dr. G. James Fleming and moved from Philadelphia to Baltimore and worked for the city school system's Division of Special Services. She retired about 27 years ago.

A memorial service was held Sept. 7 at Broadmead, where she and her husband, who died in 1990, had lived since 1979. They had no children.

Tera Elizabeth Savage, 33, credit investigator

Tera Elizabeth Savage, a credit investigator and lifelong Baltimorean, died Saturday of cancer at her Northeast Baltimore home. She was 33.

Ms. Savage graduated from Western High School in 1981 and the College of Notre Dame in 1985. She worked as a credit investigator for Equifax in Towson before health problems forced her to resign in 1989.

Services will be held at 9: 30 a.m. tomorrow at the March Funeral Home Inc., 1101 E. North Ave.

She is survived by her parents, John J. and Elizabeth C. Savage; and a brother, John B. Savage. All are of Baltimore.

Ruth Krickhan Clark, 84, widow of drama critic

Ruth Krickhan Clark, 84, a homemaker and widow of Baltimore News American drama critic Norman P. Clark, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Medical Center of complications after cancer surgery.

Services for the Baltimore native were private. She is survived by a daughter, Pat Locke of Great Falls, Va.; a son, Dennis N. Clark of Timonium; a sister, June Moulthrop of Catonsville; and a grandson.

Mark Meador, 46, Loyola College professor

A memorial service for Mark Meador, 46, an economics professor at Loyola College, will be held at 12: 45 p.m. today at the college's Alumni Chapel, Charles Street and Cold Spring Lane. He died April 29.

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