Advertisement
News

Angelo F. Munafo, 74, construction firm founderAngelo...

Angelo F. Munafo, 74, construction firm founder

Angelo Francis Munafo, founder, chief executive officer and president of CAM Construction Co., died Tuesday of complications from emphysema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 74.

Advertisement

At his death, the Timonium resident was still working as CEO and president of CAM Construction Co. in Timonium, which he co-founded in 1962 with Carmen Bertazon and Mario Sperandio.

The company constructed apartments, offices, schools and such notable buildings as the neo-Georgian Louis Goldstein Building and the Maryland Hall of Records, both in Annapolis, and converted the old Polytechnic Institute on North Avenue into offices for the Baltimore public school administration.

Advertisement

Born and raised in Little Italy, Mr. Munafo left school at an early age to help support his family. He served in the Army at the end of World War II, and after working with his father who owned the Gay White Way Lounge on East Baltimore Street, earned his GED.

Mr. Munafo went on to earn his bachelor's and law degrees from the Mount Vernon School of Law, and practiced law for several years before establishing the construction company.

He enjoyed golfing, playing poker, reading and entertaining and dining with friends. He was a member of the Hillendale Country Club.

He was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Cockeysville.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former Dolores Rose Magliano; a son, Marc Munafo of Monkton; a daughter, Giavanna Munafo of White River Junction, Vt.; a brother, Joseph C. Munafo Jr. of Towson; three sisters, Concetta Ziegler, Dolores Munafo and Rosemarie Perrera, all of Timonium; and three grandsons.

Robert J. Rappold Jr., 78, steel worker

Robert John Rappold Jr., a retired steel worker and avid square dancer, died Tuesday of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Dundalk home. He was 78.

Advertisement

During his 40-year career at Bethlehem Steel Corp's Sparrows Point plant, Mr. Rappold rose from mailroom attendant to supervisor of the primary mills. He retired in 1981.

Born and raised in Sparrows Point and the son of a steel worker, Mr. Rappold graduated from Sparrows Point High School. As a youth, he learned how to play steel guitar and performed in area nightclubs such as the Crystal Ball Inn.

He served briefly in the Army at the end of World War II and continued his education studying at night at the Johns Hopkins University. He later graduated from Eaton & Burnette Business College.

Beginning in the 1970s, Mr. Rappold and his wife, the former Betty Light, whom he married in 1945, learned square dancing. He served as president of the Bayside Promenaders Square Dance Club and later was chairman for the National Square Dance Convention that was held in Baltimore.

Family members said a highlight of his life was being invited to the White House to meet President Ronald Reagan.

After Parkinson's disease was diagnosed in 1985, Mr. Rappold continued to lead a vigorous life, traveling to Europe and visiting California, Florida and Georgia. He also continued to build his annual Christmas garden in the basement of his Dundalk home that featured Lionel trains, miniature houses and winter scenes.

Advertisement

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, 7922 Wise Ave.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Rappold is survived by a son, Robert John Rappold III of Richmond, Va.; three daughters, Linda R. Kacur of Relay, Georgia R. Reubert of Atlanta and Julie R. Sugar of Dundalk; two brothers, Howard Rappold of Pensacola, Fla., and Francis Rappold of Dundalk; a sister, Virginia Spain of New Bern, N.C.; and 11 grandchildren.

F. Lee Anthony, 67, banker, company founder

F. Lee Anthony, a retired banker who later established a management compensation company, died Tuesday of cardiac arrest in his Bare Hills home. He was 67.

From 1987 until his retirement in 1994, Mr. Anthony was the owner and founder of the Hauck-Anthony Companies, an insurance and compensation company that worked with chief executive officers and executives.

Mr. Anthony began his business career in 1958 as personnel manager for Mooresville Mills, a division of Burlington Industries, in North Carolina. In 1960, he was appointed a vice president of the First National Bank branch in Bel Air and later joined the Equitable Trust Co. in the bank's national division in Baltimore, where he worked until 1977.

Advertisement

Mr. Anthony was born and raised in Darlington and was a 1951 graduate of Bel Air High School. He earned his bachelor's degree from Franklin & Marshall College in 1955 and served in the Air Force as a pilot flying C-124 Globemasters. He was discharged with the rank of lieutenant in 1958.

An avid golfer, he was a former member of the Maryland Golf and Country Club.

His marriage to Barbara Lee Heaps Rudolph ended in 1977.

He was a communicant of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 232 St. Thomas Lane in Garrison, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today.

Mr. Anthony is survived by his wife of 19 years, the former Sally Shake; a daughter, Robin Lee Anthony Russo of Bel Air; a stepson, Robert W. Black III of Baltimore; a stepdaughter, Jennifer Black Kaurinki of Baltimore; and six grandchildren.

Augusta Marie Walker, 87, building and loan officer

Advertisement

Augusta Marie Walker, a retired banker and active Catonsville High School alumna, died Wednesday of pneumonia at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 87.

Mrs. Walker, a lifelong Catonsville resident, retired in 1981 from American National Building and Loan Association, where she had worked 22 years as a loan officer and assistant vice president.

During the 1930s, she worked as an administrative assistant to John C. Legg of Mackubin Legg & Co., the Baltimore stockbrokerage and a predecessor of today's Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc.

Augusta Marie Kramer was born and raised in Catonsville and was a 1930 graduate of Catonsville High School. At the time of her death, she was planning the 70th reunion of her high school class.

She was married in 1939 to Harry Lee Walker Jr., a Baltimore attorney, who died in 1961.

She was a longtime communicant of St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, 27 Melvin Ave., in Catonsville, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today.

Advertisement

She is survived by three sons, Edward R. Walker of Catonsville, Harry L. Walker III of Sykesville and Dr. Gregory L. Walker of Towson; and four grandchildren. Another son, Dr. Paul A. Walker, died in 1991.

Correction

Frances E. Moore: An obituary published in yesterday's editions of The Sun reported that Mrs. Moore was survived by her husband Lenny Moore, the former Baltimore Colts halfback and Hall of Famer. The two have been divorced since the early 1970s.

The Sun regrets the error.

Elsewhere

John Fahey, 61, an acoustic guitarist, died Thursday in Salem, Ore., after slipping into a coma after open-heart surgery Monday.

Advertisement

Rolling Stone magazine called Mr. Fahey's self-published 1959 debut, "The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death," the "most famous obscure album of recent times." Mr. Fahey made about 40 albums, including "The Dance of Death and Other Plantation Favorites" in 1964 and "Fare Forward Voyagers" in 1973.


Advertisement