Obitiaries

OBITIARIES

November 19, 1990

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JACOB H. THOMPSON ELECTRONIC FOREMAN, 66

Funeral services took place for Linthicum resident Jacob H. Thompson on Friday, Nov. 16, at Friendship Church of the Brethren.

Mr. Thompson, 66, died Nov. 13 at his home.

An electronic foreman for SCM Corp., he also served in the Army 17th Airborn during World War II.

He was a member of Friendship Church of the Brethren for 39 years and served as the deacon of the church for numerous years.

Other interests included bowling and computers.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Avis L. Thompson; a daughter, Annetta Rae Sekula of Connecticut; two brothers, Ralph Thompson of West Virginia and Wilmer Thompson of Cumberland, two sisters, Mary Fidler of Sun City, Ariz., and Leona Thompson of Richmond, Va.; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Friendship Church of the Brethren, 217 Mansion Road, North Linthicum, Md. 21090.

Funeral arrangements were made by Singleton Funeral Home.

NOEL MULLINS WELDER, 78

Funeral service took place for Brooklyn Park resident Noel Mullins on Friday, Nov. 16, at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Mullins, 78, died Nov. 12 at Harbor Hospital.

He worked as a welder for 18 years for the U.S. Coast Guard at Curtis Bay.

Mr. Mullins was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 127.

Other interests included reading, growing roses, small-gun collections and going to thrift shops.

While employed at the Coast Guard yard, he worked with retarded children for 15 years.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Virginia D. Beverly; two daughters, Wilma Graham and Freida Booth, both of Linthicum; three sons, Wendell W. Mullins of Pennsylvania, Emory J. Thompson of Mount Airy, and Charles W. Thompson of Brooklyn Park; three sisters, Nellie Hubbard of Virginia, Nina Beverly of Severn, and Delma Wyatt of West Virginia; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

NORMAN W. GILL RET. NAVY CAPTAIN, 78

Memorial services will take place for Arnold resident Norman William Gill at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the chapel of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.

Mr. Gill, 78, died of cancer Nov. 15 at his home.

Prior to entering the Navy he taught and was athletic director at prep schools in the Washington, D.C., area.

He served in the Pacific during World War II, was assistant chief of staff and fleet communications officer on the staff of Commander 6th Fleet from 1953 to 1955, was selected for duty in the office of the Deputy Secretary of Defense, and terminated his career as the inspector general of Naval Communications System. He retired in 1971.

Among the medals awarded him were the Legion of Merit, Navy Commendation and his decoration by the commander of Eastern Seas Frontier Command for superior performance of duty at Puerto Rico Naval Station.

Following retirement, he was honored in 1975 by Gov. Miles Godwin of Virginia and commissioned as a charter member of the Virginia Naval Museum Authority.

Until several months ago, Mr. Gill was active running six miles a day and had participated in numerous local 10,000 meter races.

He was also an avid supporter of athletics at the U.S. Naval Academy and sponsor to numerous midshipmen.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Mary Ann Passon Gill; two sons, retired Lt. Col Norman W. Gill Jr. of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Lt. Patrick C.

Gill, New London, Conn.; a sister; and two grandchildren, Lt. Rebecca Gill, Lakenheath, England, and Cadet Norman W. Gill III, West Point, N.Y.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Association of Hospice Association.

Funeral arrangements are being made by Hardesty Funeral Home of Annapolis.

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