Stanley Reehling, 75, food company executive
Stanley Reehling, a retired wholesale food company executive and decorated World War II veteran, died Tuesday of cancer at his Mount Washington residence. He was 75.
A longtime Laytonsville resident, Mr. Reehling retired in 1991 from Orval Food Co., where he was a national account manager. From 1969 to 1983, he was director of sales development for Kane-Miller and was president of two subsidiary canning companies. He also had been director of sales for Quality Kitchen Corp.
Born and raised in Walbrook, he graduated from City College in 1942, then enlisted in the Marine Corps. He served with the 6th and 29th regiments and participated in the Guadalcanal, Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands and China campaigns. His decorations included the Bronze Star with a Combat V.
A memorial service was held yesterday.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Jean McCartney; four daughters, Joyce L. Elms of Fairfield, Conn., Karen R. Blum of Hanover, N.H., Amanda R. Petersen of Harrisburg, Pa., and Jenny R. Boone of Columbia; an adopted son, Gabrielli Baceeti of Grosseto, Italy; a brother, Paul Reehling of Macon, Ga.; and two granddaughters.
Priscilla R. Stansbury, 94, Baltimore area educator
Priscilla R. Stansbury, an educator who taught for more than 50 years in Baltimore-area public schools, died Jan. 23 of heart failure at Church Home. She was 94 and a former Guilford resident.
Mrs. Stansbury began her teaching career in 1926 in Harford County and later became a special education teacher working with handicapped students. She also taught at Dumbarton, Loch Raven and Randallstown middle schools before retiring in 1974.
The former Priscilla Rees was born and raised in Forest Hill and graduated from Bel Air High School. She was a 1926 graduate of the Maryland State Normal School. She earned her bachelor's degree in 1950 and a master's in 1954, both from Columbia University in New York.
Mrs. Stansbury, who was briefly married, enjoyed world travel and was a member of the Maryland Golf and Country Club.
She was a member of Mount Calvary Episcopal Church in Baltimore, where a memorial service was held yesterday. She had no immediate survivors.
James C. Fulton, 80, procurement director
James C. Fulton, former director of procurement for Aberdeen Proving Ground and later for Harford County, died Tuesday from complications of a brain hemorrhage at University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 80.
He began his career at APG in 1946 and retired in 1972. After a decade as an inspector for the state Department of Licensing and Regulation, he served as director of procurement for the county government from 1983 until retiring in 1987.
Born in Sunnyburn, Pa., he earned a bachelor's degree in education from Millersville State University and another bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Baltimore.
During World War II, he served in the Army at APG and attained the rank of master sergeant.
He was a longtime member and past president of the Bel Air Lions Club, Harford Highland Society and American Legion Post No. 39. He was also a member of the St. Andrews Society and had served as director and treasurer of the Harford Farm Fair for 10 years.
Plans for a memorial service this spring are incomplete.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Mary E. Dunlap, and a son, Mitchell C. Fulton of Naples, Italy.