Nina R. Maulsby, a retired secretary and avid bridge player, died of heart failure Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 84.
Born Nina Rose in Baltimore and raised in Roland Park, she was a 1938 graduate of Notre Dame Preparatory School. After graduating from Strayer Business College, she went to work during World War II as a secretary at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant.
Before her marriage, she worked for several years at the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. and left to raise her family. She returned to C&P; in 1973 and worked there until retiring in 1988.
A former longtime Roland Park resident who moved to Fort Myers, Fla., during the 1980s, Mrs. Maulsby had been a resident of Brighton Gardens in Towson for the last two years.
She enjoyed gardening and was a member of two bridge clubs.
Mrs. Maulsby was a communicant of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.
Services are private.
Survivors include five daughters, Saundra L. Maulsby-Thomas of Forest Hill, Allen C. Maulsby of Sarasota, Fla., Nina M. Harkness of Roland Park, Mallory F. Knapp of Ocean City and Mason S. Maulsby of Fort Myers; a sister, Claudia "Cookie" Fielding of Towson; and nine grandchildren. Her marriage to S. Lee Maulsby ended in divorce.