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John R. Masaschi, 51, owner of water...


John R. Masaschi, 51, owner of water filtration company

John R. Masaschi, owner of a company that distributes water filtration systems, died Saturday of cancer at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Lutherville resident was 51.

He had been owner and president of Advanced Filtration and Separation Inc. in Timonium since 1991. Before then he was a salesman and president of a product marketing company.

Born in Boston, he was a 1965 graduate of Dulaney High School and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Baltimore in 1969.

He was a communicant of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 103 Church Lane, Texas, where a memorial Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, the former A. Eileen Woytowitz; a son, John Masaschi of Lutherville; two daughters, Lisa Masaschi of White Marsh and Kristen Masaschi of Beverly Hills, Calif.; a sister, Betsy Masaschi of Lutherville; and his stepmother, Margaret Masaschi of Towson.

John Earl Long, 33, Arbutus native

John Earl Long, an Arbutus native, died Saturday of cancer in Los Angeles, where had lived since 1982. He was 33.

Mr. Long attended Baltimore County public schools and moved to California to work as a telephone company cable man.

No services are planned for Mr. Long, who is survived by his parents, Robert and Ann Long of Arbutus; three brothers, Michael Long and Charles Long, both of Baltimore, and Gary Long of Vermont; and a sister, Valerie Long of Baltimore.

Thelma Edna Mueller, 90, homemaker, election judge

Thelma Edna Mueller, a homemaker and former Baltimore County election judge, died of cancer Saturday at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center. She was 90 and had lived at the Westminster retirement community since 1994.

Mrs. Mueller worked as a Democratic election judge during the 1950s and 1960s, often at an elementary school near her Parkville home. She was a member of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Northeast Baltimore and the Parkville Temple Order of the Eastern Star.

The former Thelma Oed grew up in Overlea and graduated from Towson High School in 1926. In 1928, she married Louis C. Mueller, an electrician, who died in 1991.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Krug Chapel Auditorium at Carroll Lutheran Village, 205 St. Mark Way.

She is survived by two sons, Ronald L. Mueller of Baltimore and Louis C. Mueller Jr. of Edgewood; two daughters, Shirley M. Cyr of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Thelma A. "Sis" Livermon of Orefield, Pa.; 22 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 2/02/99

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