Maj. Mark Connelly
Doctor in Pennsylvania
Services for Maj. Mark Alan Connelly, an Army doctor with relatives in Baltimore who was killed Feb. 28 in the Persian Gulf region, were held March 9 at the Grace Brethren Church of Lititz, near Lancaster, Pa.
Major Connelly died when a land mine exploded as he was riding in a convoy from Kuwait back to Saudi Arabia.
Before being called to active duty in the Army Medical Corps at the end of November, Dr. Connelly was associate director of the Depart- ment of Family and Community Medicine at the Lancaster General Hospital.
He had worked at the Lancaster Hospital for 1 1/2 years, after an earlier tour in the Army.
Born in Syracuse, N.Y., he was a graduate of the Georgetown University Medical School.
He is survived by his wife, the former Patricia Kane; a daughter, Meggan Connelly of Lancaster; a son, Peter Connelly of Lancaster; his mother, Shirley Connelly of Pittsburgh; three brothers, David, Peter and the Rev. John Connelly, all of Chicago; an uncle, C. Donald Connelly of Woodlawn; and an aunt, Charlotte Kemper of Catonsville.
Albert H. Bielenberg
Executive at Bechtel
A memorial service for Albert H. Bielenberg, a retired executive of Bechtel Petroleum Inc., will be held at 2 p.m. today at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Craigmont Road and Ingleside Avenue in Catonsville.
Mr. Bielenberg, who was 66, died Dec. 24 of cancer at home in Ocala, Fla.
Born in Baltimore, he was reared in Woodlawn and graduated from Catonsville High School. He moved to Ocala after serving in the Army during World War II and owned a hardware store there before joining Bechtel almost 20 years ago. After working in several cities, he retired more than two years ago and lived for a time in Paw Paw, W.Va.
He is survived by a son, Martin Bielenberg of Ocala; three daughters, Melody Newsome of Summerville, Fla., and Leslie Brewer and Paula Hedayat, both of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two sisters, Louise Spedden of Randallstown and Marie Abel of Hebbville; and 13 grandchildren.