Donald J. Sulewski
Freburger Co. president
A Mass of Christian burial for Donald John Sulewski will be offered at 11 a.m. today at the Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church in Joppatowne.
Mr. Sulewski, 55, died Saturday of a heart-related illness at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Born in Dundalk, he graduated from Dundalk Senior High in 1955 and attended Dundalk Community College until he became a corporate officer for his family's business, the W. T. Freburger Co. In 1966, he was named president of the company, a wholesale seafood market in Jessup.
Mr. Sulewski was a member of the Joppatowne Lions Club, serving as its president from 1982 to 1983, and a member of the Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church. He helped establish the Joppatowne Recreational Council's football program and coached the teams for many years.
He is survived by his wife, the former Kay Strough of Joppatowne; a daughter, Susan S. Hardesty of Joppatowne; two sons, Michael J. Sulewski of Edgewood and Timothy R. Sulewski of Joppatowne; his mother, Laura Mileski Sulewski of Dundalk; two sisters, Dolores S. Addicks and Beatrice S. Genovese of Dundalk; and three grandsons.
The family suggested that memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association-Maryland Affiliate Inc., 415 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21203.
Mamie M. Copeland
A Mass of Christian burial for Mamie Mary Copeland, who was 102 and retired as a domestic worker and store owner, will be offered at 7.30 p.m. today at St. Pius V Roman Catholic Church, Edmondson Avenue and Schroeder Street.
Mrs. Copeland died Thursday at home on Ashburton Street after a heart attack.
She had done domestic work and, in the 1930s, operated a coal and wood store and a confectionery.
She retired many years ago.
She was a member of the Sodality at St. Pius V Church.
The former Mamie Mary Cecilia Chapman was born in Baltimore and educated at St. Frances Academy.
Her husband, James L. Copeland, retired as a cook at University Hospital before his death in 1969.
She is survived by a son, James W. Copeland, and his wife Dorothy, both of Baltimore; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Ronald F. Harnek
A Mass of Christian burial for Ronald F. Harnek, a retired executive partner in an accounting firm and a native of Baltimore, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Oradell, N.J.
Harnek, who was 51, died Friday of cancer at his home in
He retired in 1989 from KPMG Peat Marwick after starting to work for a predecessor firm in Baltimore and transferring to the New York headquarters in 1969.
Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Loyola High School and Loyola College.
He is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Ann Hoy; a son, Ronald J. Harnek of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; a daughter, Kimberly A. Molke of South Plainfield, N.J.; and a grandson.
Harry S. Simmons
Harry S. Simmons, a World War II veteran who lived in the Morrell Park area of Baltimore for more than 40 years, died Saturday of cancer at Jenkins Memorial Home in Baltimore. He was 72.
Born in Govans, Mr. Simmons, worked as a supervisor for the American Hammered Piston Ring division of the Koppers Co. and later worked as a lens grinder for Bowen & King Inc., an optical company. He retired in 1982.
He is survived by two sisters, Ellen M. Paddison of Baltimore and Peggy A. Buttion of Florida; a brother, Vaughn P. Simmons of Florida; and seven nieces and nephews.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Services will be private.