John J. Cahill Jr.State highway officialServices for John...


April 02, 1991

John J. Cahill Jr.

State highway official

Services for John J. Cahill Jr., director of the office of administration of the State Highway Administration, will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Road in St. Margarets.

Mr. Cahill, who was 59 and lived in Round Bay, died Friday at a hospital in Pittsburgh, where he had gone for treatment of leukemia.

A state employee for 20 years, he did administrative work for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for a time before joining the highway agency.

A native of Paterson, N.J., he held an electrical engineering degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.

He worked on defense projects for the Chrysler Corp. and the Bendix Corp. in Michigan before coming to Baltimore in the early 1960s to work at the Westinghouse Electric Corp. plant at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

He served as an officer in the Army Signal Corps at the end of the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, the former Anna May Ryon; a daughter, Susan Betts Taylor of VirginiaBeach, Va.; a son, John J. Cahill III of Chester; his father, John J. Cahill Sr. of Oceanside, Calif.; a brother, Donald A. Cahill of Chalfont, Pa.; and four grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the bone marrow transplant fund of the West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.

William Hayes Old

Purchasing director

Services for William Hayes Old, a retired purchasing director for a New York-based boiler manufacturer, will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Sykesville.

Mr. Old, who was 83, died Tuesday of cancer at Fairhaven, the Sykesville retirement community where he had lived for eight years.

He moved there from Charlottesville, Va., where he had lived since his retirement in 1971.

He retired after more than 20 years with the boiler company, Babcock & Wilcox. Earlier, he worked for the American Brake Shoe Co. in New York City.

Born in Norfolk, Va., he was a 1928 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and attended the Harvard University business school.

He is survived by his wife, the former Louisa Clark; two sons, William Hayes Old Jr. of WhitePost, Va., and John Peyton Old of Moorestown, N.Y.; and three grandsons.

The family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to the Virginia Military Institute Foundation in Lexington, Va.

Anthony J. Mayo

Founded company

A memorial service for Anthony J. Mayo, who owned a company representing various equipment manufacturers, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Howard H. Hubbard Funeral Home, 4107 Wilkens Ave.

Mr. Mayo, who was 69 and lived on Harwall Road in Edmondson Heights, died of cancer Thursday at St. Agnes Hospital.

Tony Mayo, as he was known to friends and associates, founded the Mayo Caster and Equipment Co. in 1965. For 15 years before that, he worked for another company that sold material handling equipment, the Colson-Merriam Co.

The native of Buffalo, N.Y., moved to Baltimore after serving in the U.S. Army in North Africa during World War II. He attended the University of Baltimore.

He is survived by his wife, the former Norine Boineau; and three sons, Michael Mayo of Dallas, Richard Mayo of Belcamp and Ronald Mayo of Edmondson Heights.

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