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September 15, 1991

Gwenllian Jarrett

School system official

Gwenllian Moser Jarrett, retired head of the certification section in the personnel division of the Baltimore school system, died Sept. 2 of cancer at a nursing home in Monterey, Calif.

Mrs. Jarrett, who was 77, had lived in Pacific Grove, Calif., for three years.

She retired in 1974 after serving since 1948 as a teacher, counselor and vice principal of the Roland Park Junior High School and finally as a personnel specialist. After her retirement, she spent half her time in Monterey, half in the Baltimore area.

The former Margaret Gwenllian Davis was a native of Washington. She earned an associate's degree at George Washington University, a bachelor's degree at Towson State University and a master's degree at the Johns Hopkins University.

A life member of the Chi chapter of Pi Lambda Theta education fraternity, she also belonged to the Baltimore, state and national retired teachers associations, the American Association of University Women, the English Speaking Union, the Maryland Historical Society and Grace United Methodist Church in Baltimore.

She was also a member of the Washington Custis chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and more recently of the Commodore Sloat chapter.

Her first husband, Karl Jones Moser, died in 1985.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Scott Jarrett; a daughter, Anne Washburn of Monterey; two sisters, Ruth Newell of Lutherville and Maybelle Marckwardt of Chevy Chase; and two grandchildren.

Memorial services for Mrs. Jarrett will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 29 in the chapel at Fort Myer, next to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.


Nancy H. Howard

Assistant librarian

Services for Nancy Horne Howard, assistant librarian at St. Timothy's School who served as an officer in several garden clubs, will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, St. Thomas Lane and Garrison Forest Road in Owings Mills.

Mrs. Howard, who was 56 and lived in Owings Mills, died Thursday of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

At St. Timothy's since 1975, she had been an analyst on the Romanian desk of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1961 to 1964 and taught Pennsylvania history and French at the Ellis School in Pittsburgh from 1957 to 1959.

Recording secretary and vice president of the Garden Club of America, she was a former president of the Maryland Daffodil Society and also served as public relations chairwoman of the American Daffodil Society. She was twice president of the Green Spring Valley Garden Club. She received a horticulture award and recently a creative leadership award from the Garden Club of America.

Mrs. Howard also chaired the Women of St. Thomas' Church and was a member of the Mount Vernon Club.

The former Nancy Horne was a native of Pittsburgh and attended the Ellis School before her graduation from Chatham Hall in Chatham, Va., in 1953. In 1957, she graduated with honors from Smith College.

She is survived by her husband, W. James Howard; a daughter, Mary G. Howard of Columbus, Ohio; a son, Stephen S. Howard of St. Louis; her mother, Kathleen S. Parker of Cummaquid, Mass.; and a sister, Kathleen A. H. Graff of Washington.

The family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to the Scholarship Fund of the Garden Club of America, 598 Madison Ave., New York City, or to the Baltimore Zoo.

Mary Winand Hoen

Formerly of Roland Park

A Mass of Christian burial for Mary Winand Hoen will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Lady Chapel of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on North Charles Street.

Mrs. Hoen, 92, died Friday at Meridian Nursing Home-Long Green on Melrose Avenue. She had suffered a stroke in January and had lived at the nursing home since February.

She lived in Roland Park for about 45 years.

Mrs. Hoen was married for 60 years to A. Berthold Hoen, president of his family's business, A. Hoen and Co. Lithographers in Baltimore. He died in 1987.

She was active with the Roland Park Women's Club, the Catholic Evidence League and the Rosewood Auxiliary, from which she received a 35-year service award.

The Baltimore native graduated from Mount St. Agnes High School in 1917. The Mount St. Agnes Alumni Association recognized her in June with a distinguished alumna award.

Mrs. Hoen was the daughter of John P. and Mary B. Winand.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Hoen O'Neil of Rodgers Forge and Katherine L. Hoen of Lutherville; a sister, Frances Winand Barrett of Towson; three grandsons; two great-granddaughters; and a great-grandson.

Calvin C. Conaway

Sykesville councilman

Services for Calvin C. Conaway, a retired insurance agent and former Sykesville town councilman, will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Sykesville.

Mr. Conaway, 66, died of cancer Thursday at his home in Sykesville.

He lived within the limits of the southern Carroll County town for 31 years and spent the last 13 years in a home he built on his father's farm in the Howard County portion of Sykesville.

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