Betty HarboldSignet Bank officerBetty Harbold, an...


May 23, 1991

Betty Harbold

Signet Bank officer

Betty Harbold, an assistant vice president of Signet Bank-Maryland, died May 15 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice.

Mrs. Harbold, who was 63 and lived in Towson, had last been manager of the Signet office at York Road and Fairmount Avenue in Towson. She had started with what was then the Union Trust Co. 25 years ago as a teller.

She was a former president of the Baltimore Chapter of the National Association of Banking Women.

Born and educated in Glasgow, W.Va., the former Betty Gray moved to Washington during World War II and did clerical work for the FBI before coming to Baltimore.

Her first husband, Louis DeWitt, a sheet metal mechanic, died in 1979.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Harold V. Harbold, a retired general practitioner; a daughter, Karen Simonik of Anneslie; a son, Steven DeWitt of Ottawa, Ontario; two stepsons, Harold V. Harbold II of Forest Hill and Alan K. Harbold of Jarrettsville; her mother, Bertha Gray of Glasgow; a brother, Basil Gray of Glasgow; a sister, Erma Ganascioli of Silver Spring; and three step-grandchildren.

A memorial service for Mrs. Harbold will be held later.

Walter T. Shinsky

Retired millwright

A Mass of Christian burial for Walter T. Shinsky, a retired millwright for the Bethlehem Steel Corp., will be offered at 11 a.m. todayat St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore Street and Lakewood Avenue.

Mr. Shinsky, who was 69 and lived on Robinson Street, died Monday of complications to diabetes at Church Hospital.

He retired from a tin mill at Sparrows Point in 1983 after 43 years of service with the company.

Born in Uniontown, Pa., he came to Baltimore in 1939 and served in the Army during World War II. Discharged as a staff sergeant, his decorations included the Purple Heart awarded after he was shot in the shoulder while serving in Europe.

He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Roach; four daughters, Kay Meyer and Susan Malcolm, both of Bel Air, Nancy Baummer of Strongsville, Ohio, and Marge Lepley of Putty Hill; two sons, Steven and Richard Shinsky, both of Baltimore; six brothers, Paul Shinsky of Westminster, Robert Shinsky of Perry Hall, Edward Shinsky of Rosedale, Theodore Shinsky of Baltimore, Leo Shinsky of Wisconsin and Jerome Shinsky of Parkton; two sisters, Betty Foote of Rosedale and Veronica Shinsky of Cumberland; and 10 grandchildren.

The family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Hospital.

H. E. Timanus Sr.

Baltimore native

Hall Everett Timanus Sr., a native of Baltimore and a partner in a Houston law firm, died Sunday of cancer at his home there. He was 73.

He was educated at Forest Park High School and St. John's College in Annapolis before earning a law degree at the University of Maryland in 1941. He earned a master's degree at the University of Texas in 1947 after serving as an officer in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by a daughter, Barbie Timanus Dexter; a son, Hall Everett Timanus Jr.; a sister, Alice Timanus Martin, and five grandchildren. All are of Houston.

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