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RICHARD A. REINECKE REAL ESTATE SALES, 72
Funeral services took place for Pasadena resident Richard A. Reinecke Saturday, March 2,at Kirkley Funeral Home.
Mr. Reinecke, 72, died of a heart attackFeb. 27 at North Arundel Hospital.
A lifetime resident of the county, he worked in real estate sales and investment.
His wife, Virginia M. Reinecke, died Jan. 1.
He is survived by a son, Richard L.Reinecke of Riviera Beach.
ROBERT SHECKELS JR. CAPTAIN, 52
Funeral services took place for Glen Burnie resident Robert William Sheckels Jr. Saturday, March 2 at Singleton Funeral Home.
Mr. Sheckels, 52, died on Feb. 27 at North Arundel Hospital.
A Glen Burnie resident for 17 years, he worked as a captain for the Baltimore City Fire Department, Engine No. 58 in Westport for 32 years.
He was a member of Riverside Pleasure Club of South Baltimore and Baltimore Fire Officers Union.
His other interests included crabbing and cruises.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Mary A. Feeney Schekels; three sons, Robert W. Sheckels III of Glen Burnie, James P. Sheckels of Parkville, and George Neubeck of Baltimore; a daughter, Karen Lockheed of Glen Burnie; two brothers, Herbert Clauss and George Sheckelsof Baltimore; three sisters, Bertha Pfisterer of South Baltimore, June Kinder of Georgia, and Edna Clark of Pennsylvania; and five grandchildren.
HELEN W. THORN PRESSER, 81
Funeral services took place for Millersville resident Helen Willey Thorn Monday, March 4, in Morgantown, W.Va.
Mrs. Thorn, 81, died of respiratory arrest Feb. 28at Knollwood Manor Nursing Home in Millersville.
Born in Sarahsville, she moved to Baltimore from Morgantown, W.Va., in 1955. Mrs. Thorn worked as a presser for a Baltimore firm until her retirement in 1978.
Other interests included needlework and beading.
Her husband, Stanley Thorn, died before her.
She is survived by two daughters, Virginia Shriver of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Betty Gregg of Front Royal, Va.; a stepdaughter, Nancy Meleady of Glen Burnie; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.