John Vranas Restaurant Owner, 67


July 16, 1991|By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes.

Memorial services were held for Shady Side resident John Louis Vranas on July 13 at Hardesty Funeral Home.

Mr. Vranas, 67, died of cancer Wednesday at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

A resident since 1948, he owned and operated the Pizza Shack restaurant in Shady Side until his retirement one month ago.

He is survived by his wife, Ila Ruth Vranas; a son, Craig Louis Vranas of Bricktown, N.J.; a brother, George Vranas of Glen Burnie; and two grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Anne Arundel Central, P.O. Box 493, Severna Park, 21146.


Services took place yesterday for Annapolis resident Charles Edgar Deuel at Hardesty Funeral Home in Annapolis.

Mr. Deuel, 56, died of a heart attack Wednesday at home.

A lifetime resident of Annapolis, he graduated from Annapolis High School in 1955.

He was very active as a youngster in the Boy Scout troop that met at Trinity United Methodist Church in the 1950s.

Mr. Deuel enjoyed reading and baseball.

He is survived by three sisters, Kathleen E. Macneal and Ruby T. Chaney, both of Baltimore, and Edrie S. Hunter of Bowie.


A Mass of Christianburial was celebrated Thursday for Deale resident Catherine M. Hauk at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

Mrs. Hauk, 72, died July 8 at North Arundel Hospital.

A resident of Deale for several years, she lived most of her life in Millersville.

She was employed as a waitress at various restaurants.

Mrs. Hauk was a charter member of the Women's Democratic Club of Elvaton.

Other interests included dancing, singing and crochet.

Her husbands, Michael Hauk and GeorgeP. McIntosh, preceded her in death.

She is survived by a son, James H. McIntosh of Florida; a daughter, Veronica C. Reid of Kentucky; two sisters, Hanora B. Linkins of Deale and Eileen R. Lehr of Glen Burnie; a brother, H. Daniel Bloom of Elvaton; three grandchildren; andeight great-grandchildren.


Services took place Saturday for Annapolis resident Herbert Edwin Goodrich at Hardesty Funeral Home in Annapolis.

Mr. Goodrich, 86, died of cancer July 8 at his home.

He retired in 1964 after 40 years at the Washington, office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, where he was chief of printing at the Office of Information.

Mr. Goodrich was amember of Singleton-Hope Lebanon Lodge No. 7, Columbia TypographicalUnion and the Government Printing Office Alumni Association.

He enjoyed sports and reading.

Surviving him are his wife, Thelma S. Goodrich; two daughters, Jean Gaines and Joan Geiman, both of Silver Spring; a sister, Phoebe Helt of Washington; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


Services took place yesterday for Pasadena resident David Sparks Lear III at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Lear, 60, died Thursday at his homeafter a lengthy illness.

He was employed at Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. for 37 years until he retired in 1989 as the principal plant operator. He also served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

Mr. Lear was a member of Glen Burnie Masonic Lodge 213.

Other interests included watching football, wrestling and boxing.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Covert Lear; five sons, David S. Lear IV ofHebron, Mark A. Lear of Laurel, Roger M. Lear, Gary A. Lear and Glenn M. Lear, all of Baltimore; two daughters, Amy A. Noel of Old Mill and Billie Jo Lear of Pasadena; and three grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Arundel Hospice, 403 Headquarters Drive, Suite 1, Millersville, 21108.


Serviceswill take place for Severna Park resident Arthur Wesley Jones at 1 p.m. today at Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.

Mr. Jones, 68, died of cardiac arrest Friday at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

A graduate of Annapolis High School, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was employed as a mechanic at Edgewood Arsenal, then at Fort Meade and David Taylor Research Labs in Annapolis. He later owned and operated Jones Shell Service Station in Severna Park and Severna Auto Service. From 1965 until his illness, he owned andoperated Colonial Auto Supply in Severna Park and Pasadena.

Mr. Jones was a member of American Legion Post 175 in Manhattan Beach, Masonic Lodge 89, Boumi Temple, and Broadneck Elks 2608, and was a past wagonmaster of Boumi Campers.

He was a past president of the Arnold Volunteer Fire Company, past commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 18, and a member of the Maryland Sportsfisherman Association.

Other interests included hunting fishing and camping.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Dorothy Yingling Jones; a son,Arthur Jones of Severna Park; a daughter, Deborah Miller of Mount Airy; his mother, Helen Jones of Crownsville; a brother, Dale Jones of Stuart, Fla.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital, c/o Boumi Temple, 4900 N. Charles St., Baltimore, 21210, or to the American Cancer Society.

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