Henry O. Dahlen Jr. Metal worker, inspector

October 20, 1990

Services for Henry O. Dahlen Jr., a sheet metal worker who later became a construction inspector at the Pentagon, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Loring Byers funeral establishment, 8728 Liberty Road.

Mr. Dahlen, who was 75 and lived on South Lake Way in Reisterstown, died Wednesday at Sinai Hospital of complications from cancer.

Known as Hank, he retired in 1988 after working for 10 years for the Department of Defense.

Earlier, he had done sheet metal work and then been a supervisor for several contractors, including the Lloyd E. Mitchell Co., the Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. and the Bendix Corp.

He was a member for 45 years of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, first in Local 122 and then in Local 100.

The Baltimore native served during World War II in the Army Corps of Engineers in China, North Africa and Italy.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Serafina Brocato; a daughter, Rosemary Herbst of Catonsville; a son, Henry O. Dahlen III of Ellicott City; two brothers, William Dahlen of Linthicum and Charles Dahlen of Baltimore; three sisters, Dorothy Kavalesky of Catonsville, Florence West of Lochearn and Ruth Beck of Sipper Hill, Fla.; and a granddaughter.

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