Janet McCreary Daum, 99, assistant to Md....


Janet McCreary Daum, 99, assistant to Md. chief engineer

Janet McCreary Daum, 99, former administrative assistant to the chief engineer of the State of Maryland, died Monday of respiratory failure at Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville.

The former Janet McCreary was born and raised in Harlem Park and graduated from Baltimore public schools. She attended business school before marrying Lloyd A. Daum in 1930. He died in 1972.

For 30 years until retiring in 1965, the former Ten Hills resident had worked in the office of the State Chief Engineer.

A resident at Charlestown for 15 years, Mrs. Daum had been a member of the Ten Hills Woman's Club, the Johns Hopkins Club and the West Baltimore United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Witzke Funeral Home, 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

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