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Marie Francis Mahrer, 85, homemaker, Orioles fanMarie...


Marie Francis Mahrer, 85, homemaker, Orioles fan

Marie Francis Mahrer, a homemaker who loved to watch the Baltimore Orioles and listen to games on the radio, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Future Care in Arnold. She was 85.

Born in 1913, the former Marie Murray was raised in Baltimore.

Mrs. Mahrer particularly looked forward to two times of the year: summers, when the Orioles would play; and St. Patrick's Day, when she celebrated her Irish heritage.

She was married to Joseph Mahrer, who died in 1982. The couple had two children, William R. Mahrer, who died in 1990, and the late Patricia Zimmerman.

Services were held Thursday.

Mrs. Mahrer is survived by five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Stanley E. Hartman, 99, veteran, U.S. attorney

Stanley E. Hartman, a former assistant U.S. attorney appointed by President Herbert Hoover, died Tuesday of heart failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 99.

A Baltimore native, Mr. Hartman graduated from City College. He entered St. John's College in Annapolis before enlisting in the Army for World War I.

After the war, he transferred to the Johns Hopkins University, graduating in 1922. He then proceeded to Harvard Law School, where he graduated in 1926.

He was appointed an assistant U.S. attorney by President Hoover. Upon the election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mr. Hartman resigned and formed a law partnership with Edgar T. Fell, son of the longtime St. John's College president. The firm, known as Fell and Hartman, was the forerunner of the current Annapolis law firm of Hartman and Egeli.

In June 1940, Mr. Hartman returned to active duty in the Army and attended the Chemical Warfare School. He was appointed division chemical warfare officer when called to active duty in February 1941. He trained the 90th Infantry Division in chemical warfare defense before being honorably discharged in 1945 as a full colonel. He retired in 1959.

His wife, Thelma Hartman, died last year.

Funeral services were held Thursday.

Mr. Hartman is survived by a daughter, Gail Farr of Annapolis; a son, Ed Hartmann II of Epping Forest; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Mark J. Lucia, 49, Army pilot, Caldor manager

Mark J. Lucia, a Vietnam veteran and helicopter pilot, died Tuesday of lung disease at Franklin Square Hospital Center. He was 49.

Mr. Lucia, who lived in Rosedale, worked for 14 years as a department manager for Caldor Inc.

He was born in Long Island, N.Y., and raised in Frederick. He attended Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick, graduating in 1967. He graduated from the Army Transportation School in Fort Eustis, Va., in 1969.

He served in the Army as a helicopter pilot, serving two tours in Vietnam before being honorably discharged in 1974. He and his wife, Twiliah, were married for 13 years.

Funeral services were held Thursday.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Lucia is survived by his daughter, Tammara N. Smith of Glen Burnie; his mother, Alice Lucia of Bradenton Fla.; two sisters, Mary Jean Lopez of Annapolis and Joan Treese of Colorado Springs, Col.; and two grandchildren.

Pub Date: 12/26/98

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