Doris Nigh Zahn, 90, pianist, graduate of...


Doris Nigh Zahn, 90, pianist, graduate of Hagerstown High

Doris Nigh Zahn, a pianist who was raised in Hagerstown, died of heart failure Sunday in Columbus, Ohio, where she had resided. She was 90.

A 1926 graduate of Hagerstown High School, Mrs. Zahn worked as a pianist and accompanist at the Hagerstown Music Studio for many years. In the 1940s, she was an accompanist for the Baltimore and Ohio Women's Glee Club in Baltimore.

She married Leon Zahn about 1930; he died in 1965. She had lived in Ohio since 1950.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown.

She is survived by a son, Geoffrey Zahn of Dexter, Mich.; a daughter, Pamela Collier-Richter of Athens, Ohio; and two grandchildren.

Donald Kanzler, 71, head of packaging company

Donald Kanzler, president of a Baltimore packaging company and a longtime Lions Club member, died of cancer May 21 at his Lutherville home. He was 71.

At his death, Mr. Kanzler was the semi-retired president of Sun Ray Industries Inc. He began his career with Eastern Research, the company's predecessor, in 1949.

Mr. Kanzler was born and raised in Overlea, graduated from Kenwood High School and attended the University of Baltimore. He served aboard a Navy destroyer escort during World War II.

He was a longtime member of the Lions Club of Lutherville-Timonium and was the recipient of awards for humanitarian services.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Alice Dittmar; two sons, David Kanzler of Finksburg and Rick Kanzler of Lutherville; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. June 7 at the home of his son at 2088 Misty Meadow Road in Finksburg.

Emma Albrecht, 103, mother of ex-McCormick executive

Emma Albrecht, a homemaker and former Chicago resident, died in her sleep Sunday at her Harper House residence in Cross Keys. She was 103.

Mrs. Albrecht had been a resident of Baltimore since 1983, when she moved here to be near her son and only immediate survivor, retired McCormick & Co. executive James J. Albrecht.

The former Emma Polk was born and raised in Chicago, where she graduated from business school. She worked as a secretary for an executive of the Monon Railroad before her 1930 marriage to James T. Albrecht. He died in 1973.

Services were to be held today in Chicago.

John J. Frick III, 62, Procter & Gamble buyer

John J. Frick III, a retired buyer for Procter & Gamble Co., died Monday of heart failure in Allegany County. He was 62 and had lived in Baltimore until he moved to LaVale in 1996.

Mr. Frick was raised in Brooklyn Park and graduated from Mount St. Joseph High School in 1954. He later attended the Johns Hopkins University.

L He worked as a buyer for Procter & Gamble from 1956 to 1992.

He was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church in Cresaptown, where a burial Mass was offered yesterday.

Mr. Frick is survived by his wife, the former Josephine Eleanor Snyder, who he married in 1952; three sons, Timothy Jude Frick, John J. Frick IV and Thomas Albert Frick, all of LaVale; a daughter, Agnes Anna Parsons of Baltimore; his mother, Kathryn LTC Bell Frick of Kingsville; a sister, Sheila Frick Bender of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

Gwenola Bunker, 60, owned South Baltimore bar

Gwenola Bunker, a former South Baltimore bar owner, died Wednesday of heart failure at home in Hagerstown, where she had lived for 18 years. She was 60.

A native of South Shore, Ky., the former Gwenola Moore came to Baltimore in the early 1950s and operated the Brass Bell tavern at Cross Street and Key Highway from 1978 to 1984. She moved to Hagerstown after she sold the bar in 1984.

No services are planned.

She is survived by her husband, Scott Bunker, whom she married in 1983; four brothers, Walter Swords of Pasadena, Ronnie Swords of Glen Burnie, and Denver Moore and Garland Moore, both of South Shore; and a sister, Betty Billion of Ocean City.

Pub Date: 5/29/98

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