Paul S. MasaschiRan filtration firmA Mass of Christian...


April 24, 1991

Paul S. Masaschi

Ran filtration firm

A Mass of Christian burial for Paul S. Masaschi, president of a company that sells water purification equipment, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph's Church, 101 Church Lane, Texas.

Mr. Masaschi, who was 44, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital after collapsing at his home on Patann Road in Timonium.

He was president of Advanced Filtration and Separation Inc., a company of manufacturers' representatives he started in 1983.

For two years before that, he had been vice president and part-owner of a predecessor company, the H. L. Robinson Co. in Washington.

From 1971 until 1981, he worked for the Filterite Corp., first as production manager of its textile plant in Gastonia, N.C., and finally as national sales manager at its headquarters in Timonium.

He had earlier worked as a civilian investigator for the Office of Naval Intelligence in Charlotte, N.C.

A native of Boston who was reared in Timonium, he was a 1963 graduate of Dulaney High School and a 1967 graduate of the University of Baltimore.

He had been active as a volunteer in the Boy Scouts and in the youth and recreation programs of the Optimist Club of Timonium and at St. Joseph's Church. He had also coached or managed softball and basketball teams of the Lutherville-Timonium Recreation Council.

He is survived by his wife, the former Lee Ann Hoen; two daughters, Katherine L. and Sarah A. Masaschi; two sons, James J. and Matthew S. Masaschi; a brother, John R. Masaschi; and a sister, Betsy A. Masaschi. All are of Timonium.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the Youth Foundation of the Optimist Club of Timonium.

Leonora C. Hunner

Junior League official

Leonora Cooper Hunner, a former member of the board of the Junior League of Baltimore, died Friday at a hospital in Brandon, Fla., after a stroke.

Mrs. Hunner, who was 78 and had lived in Sun City Center, Fla., since 1977, lived for 31 years before that in Roland Park.

The former Leonora Cooper was a native of Columbus, Ga., and attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Va.

She was a member of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland.

Her husband, John Stevens Hunner, is a retired civil engineer.

In addition to her husband, her survivors include three daughters, Katherine Hunner Lewis of Ruxton, Leonora Theresa Hunner of Alexandria, Va., and Joan Hunner Kantro of Portland, Maine; two sisters, Mary Cooper Wohlwender of Americus, Ga., and Margaret Cooper Jaillite of Manhattan, Kan.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be private.

Ellen V. Donnelly

Ex-Baltimore resident

Graveside services for Ellen Virginia Donnelly, who lived in Baltimore for many years, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Baltimore Cemetery, East North Avenue and Rose Street.

Mrs. Donnelly, who was 73, died Monday at a retirement home in Gaithersburg of complications to diabetes and Alzheimer's disease.

The former Ellen Virginia Cosgrove was born and reared in Hagerstown. Her husband, Walter R. Donnelly Sr., was business agent of Local 122 of the Sheet Metal Workers union before his death in 1978.

After the death of her husband, she lived in Laurel and then in Rockville before moving to the home in Gaithersburg last year.

She is survived by a son, Walter R. Donnelly Jr. of Long Beach, Calif.; a daughter, Patricia F. Donnelly of Gaithersburg; and a brother, Guy Cosgrove of Coatesville, Pa.

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