Justin U. Thomas, 27, tire technician, studentJustin...


Justin U. Thomas, 27, tire technician, student

Justin U. Thomas, a Coppin State College student and tire company employee, died of a gunshot wound Sept. 29 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He was 27 and lived in West Baltimore.

Mr. Thomas was a victim of a random shooting. The incident occurred Sept. 29 in the 1000 block of W. Baltimore St., and is being investigated by police.

He was a tire technician for Klausmeyer Tire Inc., where he specialized in changing tires on aircraft and heavy equipment. A tire manufacturers' association had recently named him one of the top 16 tire technicians in Maryland.

Born in Trenton, N.J., he lived in Willingboro, N.J., before moving to Columbia in 1976. He attended Howard County public schools until leaving at 16 to help support his family. He later earned a General Educational Development certificate at Catonsville Community College.

Services were held Sunday.

Mr. Thomas is survived by his mother, Joyce Thomas-Cammack of Towson; his stepfather, Lem C. Cammack of Brandywine; two brothers, Anthony Cammack of Laurel and Lemuel Cammack of Catonsville; four sisters, Christina Cammack of Washington, Shari Cammack of Baltimore, Adrienne Meijer of Dallas and Camille Cammack of Catonsville; his paternal stepgrandmother, Ceola Cammack of Birmingham, Ala.; and his maternal grandparents, Anthony and Margaret Bliznawicz of Trenton.

Sister Mary Vincent, 77, college science professor

Sister Mary Vincent Callahan, a former professor of chemistry and physics at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, died Monday of complications of a brain aneurysm. She was 77 and lived at Villa Assumpta in Woodbrook.

A member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 56 years, Sister Vincent taught at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in Baltimore from 1954 to 1982, and at Notre Dame Preparatory School in the late 1940s.

Born in Englewood, N.J., the former Jane Callahan was a graduate of the College of Notre Dame. She entered the religious order in 1943, professed her vows in 1946 and continued her studies at the Catholic University of America, where she received a doctorate in physics and mathematics in 1966.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the chapel at Villa Assumpta, the motherhouse of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, 6401 N. Charles St.

She is survived by a brother, Thomas Callahan of Stewartstown, Pa.; and cousins.

Milton E. Siegert Sr., 69, pilot, roofing firm owner

Milton Edward Siegert Sr., a retired pilot and owner of a roofing company, died Saturday of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 69 and lived in Annapolis.

Known as "Bud," he was a pilot for National Brewing Co., for which he transported the Orioles baseball teams of the 1960s and 1970s, and had other assignments. He retired in 1991. He also had been a test pilot for the F-16 jet fighter for Westinghouse Electric Co.

He also owned and operated M. E. Siegert & Sons Roofing Co. in Annapolis.

Born in Annapolis, he was a 1947 graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School in Baltimore.

In 1948, he wed Frieda Holman, a diamond trader, who died in 1985. A year later, he married Audrey Cummings, who survives him and resides in Towson.

A funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, where he was a longtime member and Eucharistic minister.

He is also survived by three sons, Milton Edward Siegert Jr., Richard Dale Siegert and Mark Alan Siegert; a brother, John Siegert, and a sister, Dorothy Brown, all of Annapolis; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 10/06/99

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