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Benjamin John Neuhardt Jr., 83, aerospace engineerBenjamin...


Benjamin John Neuhardt Jr., 83, aerospace engineer

Benjamin John Neuhardt Jr., a retired Navy aerospace engineer and former Baltimore resident, died Nov. 26 of cancer at a hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

He was 83.

He moved to Columbus from Baltimore in 1988. He worked for the Navy in Washington for 20 years and retired in 1972.

Born in Wheeling, W.Va., Mr. Neuhardt earned a degree from the University of Baltimore.

He married Doris Langluttig in 1941. She died in 1986.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered today.

He is survived by his wife of 10 years, the former Lucille White; a daughter, Kathie Neuhardt-Carter of Cockeysville; a sister, Mary Ellen Rice of Houston; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Edward Strzala, 80, worked for shipbuilders

Edward Strzala, who worked for a shipbuilding company, died Monday of complications from diabetes at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He was 80 and lived in Essex.

Mr. Strzala was an erector for Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. in his native Chester, Pa., for 42 years. He retired in 1980. He moved to Elkton in the late 1960s, then to Essex earlier this year.

Services are scheduled for tomorrow in Newark, Del.

He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy Tilkington, whom he married in 1938; a son, Edward Strzala Jr. of Newark; a daughter, Dorothy Enid Volz of Baltimore; a brother, Kazimer Strzala of California; two sisters, Anna Miller of Bethel Township, Pa., and Eugenia Zeglen of Broomall, Pa.; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

Donald Jacobs, 81, owned grocery store

Donald Jacobs, who owned a grocery store in New York City, died of cancer Sunday at his Randallstown home. He was 81.

A native of Orangeburg, S.C., who moved to New York as a child, Mr. Jacobs served in the Army in the Pacific from 1942 to 1946 during World War II.

After the war, he worked in the grocery business in New York and opened Jake's Supermarket in 1963. He retired in 1990.

He and his wife moved to Randallstown in 1993.

Services were held yesterday.

Mr. Jacobs is survived by his wife, the former Barbara Sampson Mitchell, whom he married in 1954; three daughters, Carolyn Davis of Randallstown, Deidre Shaw of New York City and Donna Jacobs of Ellicott City; a sister, Katherine Cummings of New York City; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Pub Date: 12/03/98

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