William H. Pahl Jr.Greiner engineerServices for William H...

OBITUARIES

March 20, 1991

William H. Pahl Jr.

Greiner engineer

Services for William H. Pahl Jr., assistant chief bridge engineer for Greiner Inc., in Timonium, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Evans Funeral Chapel, 2325 York Road.

Mr. Pahl, who was 66, died Saturday of cancer at his home on Hillgreen Circle in Cockeysville.

He had worked for Greiner, a consulting engineering firm, since 1962 on railroad bridges and facilities, highway bridges, including reconstruction on the Jones Falls Expressway, and port facilities, including expansion of an automobile pier in Baltimore harbor.

Earlier, he worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad and a subsidiary in the Pittsburgh and Indianapolis areas.

He was a member of the American Railroad Engineering Association and the American Road and Transportation Builders Association.

Born in Lincoln, Neb., he was reared there and in the Philadelphia area and in Baltimore, where he graduated from City College.

He was commissioned in the Navy during World War II after participating in an officer's candidate program at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. He reached the rank of lieutenant junior grade while serving on minesweepers in the Pacific.

Returning to Union College after the war, Mr. Pahl became captain of the lacrosse team as he had been at City, and earned his civil engineering degree in 1949.

He was named to the Order of the Arrow as an adult leader of Boy Scout units at Calvary Lutheran Church in Hamilton, where he lived for many years.

He is survived by his wife, the former Marion McAdams; two sons, Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. William W. Pahl of the Glenview Naval Air Station and Richard L. Pahl of Baltimore; a daughter, Lynn Chilton of Baltimore; a brother, Herbert B. Pahl of Gaithersburg; and three grandchildren.

Hudson Quarles

Retired B&D executive

Services for G. Hudson Quarles, retired director of industrial relations for Black and Decker Manufacturing Co., will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, 6500 York Road.

Mr. Quarles, who was 87 and moved from Towson to Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg more than 10 years ago, died Saturday at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville of complications of surgery for a broken hip.

He retired in 1969 from Black and Decker, where he began working in the personnel department in 1943.

Earlier, he was a registered representative for the Stein Brothers and Boyce brokerage, and briefly taught junior high school business courses in Baltimore public schools.

After retiring, he was a consultant to Union Memorial Hospital. Mr. Quarles was a former president of the Personnel Administration Association of Baltimore and of the Baltimore Safety Council, and a member of the Baltimore Association of Commerce and the advisory board of the Towson branch of the Loyola Federal Savings and Loan Association.

A volunteer worker for the Red Cross, the United Appeal and Junior Achievement, he was a member of the advisory committee of the Towson YMCA and the board of the Towson State University Alumni Association.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of City College and a predecessor of Towson State, the Baltimore Teachers Training School.

His wife, the former Ruth Jarboe, died last July.

dTC He is survived by a son, Richard H. Quarles of Gaithersburg; a sister, Elsie Trumbo of Gaithersburg; a brother, C. Edmund Quarles of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

George E. Turner

Architect

A memorial service for George E. Turner Sr.,, an architect who supervised building construction in the western United States for the Department of Agriculture, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Unitarian-Universalist Society of Howard County at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia.

Dr. Turner, who was 51, died March 13 of cancer at his home on Flicker Place in Columbia.

He had been with the engineering facilities section of the Department of Agriculture for six years. Earlier, he did research for the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Born in Parkersburg, W.Va., he was a graduate of Ohio State University, held a master's degree from the University of Illinois and earned his doctorate at Catholic University.

He was a member of the American Institute of Architects and other professional groups.

A marathon runner, he was a member of the Howard County Striders.

He is survived by his wife, the former Kai Mills; a daughter, Jennifer Turner of Columbia; a son, George E. Turner III of Columbia; and his mother, Alderida Turner of Dayton, Ohio.

The family suggested contributions to the Unitarian-Universalist Society of Howard County or to the Howard County Hospice Program.

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