John F. Kennedy Jr., 88, Carrollton Bank...


John F. Kennedy Jr., 88, Carrollton Bank official

John F. Kennedy Jr., a retired bank official, died Monday of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village Retirement Community in Parkville. He was 88.

The former longtime Towson resident joined Carrollton Bank of Baltimore in 1946 and retired in the early 1980s as an assistant vice president.

He performed in amateur theatricals with the Vagabond Players during the 1950s and 1960s and sang in choirs at Immaculate Heart of Mary and Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic churches.

The Pittsburgh native came to Baltimore during World War II and worked at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point shipyard.

In 1936, he married Dorothy Loeffler, who died in 1992.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Kennedy will be offered at 10 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception Church, Baltimore and Ware avenues, Towson.

He is survived by three sons, John F. Kennedy III of Union Mills, N.C., Richard A. Kennedy of Bowie and Robert L. Kennedy of Catonsville; a daughter, Barbara K. Yurick of Towson; a brother, Albert Kennedy of Denton, Texas; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Juliette S. Bertrand, 80, homemaker

Juliette S. Bertrand, a homemaker, died of a heart attack Jan. 7 at a hospital in Salinas, Calif., where she had moved from Snow Hill last month. She was 80.

The former Juliette Stevenson was born in Charles Village and graduated from Eastern High School. In 1944, she married John Bertrand, who was a career Army officer.

Services in Hurlock are private.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Bertrand is survived by two daughters, Suzanne Black of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Barbara Clarke of Soledad; a sister, Carol Donahue of Cockeysville; and two grandchildren.

Saturday service planned for Mary Louise Wolf

A memorial service for Mary Louise Wolf, the Dickeyville activist who died last month, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Leakin Park Chapel, Windsor Mill and Franklintown roads.

Ms. Wolf, who was 75, led the effort that prevented Interstate 70 from being built through Leakin Park and helped restore the park's chapel. She was the founder of the Baltimore Herb Festival.

Pub Date: 1/14/99

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