Mary C. Malashuk, 75, homemaker and volunteerMary...

Mary C. Malashuk, 75, homemaker and volunteer

Mary C. Malashuk, a homemaker and longtime volunteer, died Monday of respiratory failure at her Loch Raven Village home. She was 75.


Mrs. Malashuk had volunteered for more than 30 years in the gift shop and emergency room of Greater Baltimore Medical Center and had served six terms as president of the Towson hospital's Board of Lady Managers. She also was a former GBMC trustee.

She was a member and elder for many years of Babcock Presbyterian Church in Towson, where she enjoyed helping prepare church dinners.


Born Mary Caddell, she was raised in Highlandtown and graduated from Patterson Park High School in 1942. She worked as a bookkeeper and secretary for Isaac Clothing Co. in Highlandtown.

She was married in 1950 to William J. Malashuk, an engineer.

She was a member of three bridge clubs.

Services will be held at 9: 30 a.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home, 8521 Loch Raven Blvd. in Baynesville.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Malashuk is survived by two daughters, Brooke I. Wilson of Maryville, Tenn., and Faith I. Malashuk of Loch Raven Village; and a granddaughter.

Helen Patricia Wales Bailey, 70, operated day care center

Helen Patricia Wales Bailey, who had been a secretary and had operated a day care center, died of colon cancer Sunday at the Herndon, Va., home of her daughter. Mrs. Bailey, who lived in Northwest Baltimore, was 70.

Mrs. Bailey, known as Pat, was born in Plainfield, N.J. When she was in her teens, she went to live with her grandmother in Towson after the death of her father.


She graduated from Towson High School in 1948, then went to Cortez Peters Business School, where she developed her secretarial skills and graduated as valedictorian of her class in 1953.

That year, she was working as a secretary when she married Carlton L. Bailey. She stopped working to raise their two daughters.

Between 1971 and 1988, she operated a day care center in her home. She later was a secretary at Alpharma Pharmaceutical Co. in Woodlawn until her illness compelled her to leave in August.

Mrs. Bailey was a member of First Church of the Brethren in Baltimore, where she served as financial secretary, president of the Women's Fellowship, Bible School assistant and member of the budget committee. She was an avid student of African-American history.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at First Church of the Brethren, 4500 Liberty Heights Ave.

Mrs. Bailey is survived by her husband; two daughters, Kim Bailey Middleton of Herndon, Va., and Carla Lynn Bailey of Catonsville; a brother, James W. Wales Jr. of Woodbridge, N.J.; three sisters, Jacqueline W. Wormley of Buffalo, N.Y., and Marilyn W. Owens and Virginia W. Jackson, both of Baltimore; and a grandson.


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