Graveside services were scheduled for Edgewater resident Chester K. Kawakami on Wednesday, May 1, at Dulaney Valley Cemetery in Cockeysville.
Mr. Kawakami, 73, died of heart failure April 28 at Meridian Nursing Center in Severna Park.
Born in Maui, Hawaii, he settled in Edgewater in 1986.
He operated South River Orchids in Annapolis for over 20 years. Before that,he worked as a bell boy and maitre d'hotel for major U.S. hotels andrestaurants. Mr. Kawakami also served withthe Coast Guard and Merchant Marines.
A member of the American Orchid Society and National Capital Orchid Society in Washington, D.C., he was an accredited judgefor the Maryland Orchid Society in Baltimore. He won numerous awardsfor his orchid displays.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Orchid Society, 6000 South Olive Ave., West Palm Beach, Fla. 33405.
Arrangements were made by Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.
HUGH H. JONES III ACCOUNTANT, 80
Services will take place for Glen Burnie resident Hugh Humphrey Jones III at 10 a.m. todayat Heritage Church of God.
Mr. Jones, 80, died April 29 at North Arundel Hospital.
He was employed as an accountant for over 20 years at the University of Maryland, until his retirement in 1977. He also servedin the Navy during World War II.
His interests included bookkeeping, travel and his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, D. Virginia Jones; two sons, Richard E. Jones and Hugh H. Jones IV, both of Pasadena; two daughters, Susan D. Shreve and Deborah K. Bombard, both of Pasadena; a stepson, Robert N. Jones of Rochester, N.Y.; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorial donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of Heritage Church of God, 8146 Quarterfield Road, Severn, Md. 21144.
Arrangements are being made by Singleton Funeral Home.
RICHARD MICICHE LOGISTICS DIRECTOR, 59
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated for Arnold resident Richard Salvatore Miciche on May 1 at St. Andrew by the Bay Church.
Mr. Miciche, 59, died April 28at North Arundel Hospital.
A graduate of Robert Poole Junior High, City High College and the University of Baltimore, he was employed at Fort Meade for 41 years until his retirement as associate director of logistics in February of this year.
He wasa member of St. Andrews by the Bay Church and the Elks Lodge in Arnold.
His other interests included fishing and boating.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Beatrice DeVor Miciche; three sons, Gary J. Miciche of Arnold, Richard S. Miciche and William H. Miciche, both of Essex; a daughter, Mary Theresa Haggerty of Essex; a brother, William P. Miciche of Hamden; two sisters, Roseann Edwards of Ellicott City and Mary Ellen Petrucci of Hamstead; and five grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, North Arundel Unit, P.O. Box 1347, Glen Burnie, Md. 21060.
Arrangements were made by Singleton Funeral Home.