Allen E. Buzzell district judge, dies at 82A memorial...


October 11, 1991

Allen E. Buzzell district judge, dies at 82

A memorial service for retired District Judge Allen E. Buzzell, a former lawyer in Dundalk and Towson, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Shrewsbury (Pa.) Lutheran Retirement Village.

Judge Buzzell, who was 82 and had lived in the Shrewsbury community since 1983, died there Tuesday of a heart ailment.

He retired from the District Court in Baltimore County in 1977 after being named to the newly established lower court system in 1971.

Elected in 1952 to serve as president of the Baltimore County Bar Association, he had started his practice in Dundalk in 1937 and lived in that community for many years.

He also served twice before on lower court benches -- from 1949 to 1951 as a trial magistrate and from 1955 to 1959 as a judge of the People's Court, which heard small civil cases.

In addition, he served on the county's Industrial Development Commission and as a delegate in 1967 and 1968 as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention.

Born in Sparrows Point, he was a graduate of Friends School, Lebanon Valley College in Anneville, Pa., and the University of Maryland law school.

He served in the Navy during World War II.

A charter member and former president of the Dundalk YMCA, he also served on the board of the Baltimore College of Commerce.

He also served on the board of the Children's Aid and Family Service Society and as a trustee of the Dundalk Presbyterian Church.

His wife, the former Gertrude Roberts, died last March.

He is survived by a son, Allen R. Buzzell of Gilford, N.H.

Earl H. Hilbinger

Baltimore native

Services for Earl H. Hilbinger, a Baltimore native and a retired official of the USF&G Corp. in Portland, Maine, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Ansgar Lutheran Church in Portland.

Mr. Hilbinger, who was 62 and lived in Portland, died Tuesday of cancer at a hospital there.

He was with the insurance company for many years and was transferred from Baltimore to Portland in 1965. He retired in 1990 as manager of the insurance company's claims department in Portland.

He was a graduate of the University of Maryland and its law school.

He had served in the Army in the Korean War and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion and the Disabled American Veterans.

Mr. Hilbinger is survived by his wife, the former Eula Schroth; and two daughters, Carol and Linda Hilbinger, both of Portland.

Richard H. Jenkins

Teacher, waiter

Richard Henry Jenkins, who had been a teacher and a waiter, died Saturday of cancer at the Eastern Shore Hospital Center in Cambridge.

Services for Mr. Jenkins, who was 54 and lived in Easton, were held yesterday at the Union Baptist Church in Easton.

The Easton native attended elementary and high schools there, and was a 1959 graduate of what is now the the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

He taught elementary grades in Easton public schools for a short time before becoming a waiter at the Tidewater Inn, where he worked until he retired because of ill health more than 10 years ago.

He had been a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church before joining the Union Baptist Church and also belonged to Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and the order of the Eastern Star.

His survivors include his wife, the former Ida Elaine Potter; three sisters, Edith B. Hayman of Unionville and Susie Mae Gladden and Mamie J. Roberts, both of Easton; and many nieces and nephews.

Edna M. Hadley

Lived in Middle River

A Mass of Christian burial for Edna M. Hadley, a former resident of Middle River, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Francis Roman Catholic Church in Warwick, R.I.

Mrs. Hadley, who was 84 and lived in East Providence, R.I., died Tuesday at a Providence hospital of a heart ailment.

The former Edna M. Champlin was a native of Providence who moved back to the area 11 years ago after living in Middle River for 30 years.

Her husband, Frederick W. Hadley, died in 1973. She is survived by a nephew, Russell L. Donahue of Warwick.

Andrew J. Faulkner

Formerly of Baltimore

Andrew J. Faulkner, a former resident of Baltimore who was a retired building inspector for the city of Wilmington, Del., died Oct. 4 of pneumonia at a Wilmington hospital.

Services for Mr. Faulkner, who was known as A. J. and was 69, were held yesterday in Wilmington.

He retired nearly nine years ago after working as a building inspector for the city of Wilmington for about 38 years.

Earlier, he worked as a bricklayer in Baltimore and taught the trade in city vocational schools.

Born in Lancaster, S.C., he was reared in Baltimore and graduated in February 1941 from Douglass High School.

During World War II, he attained the rank of staff sergeant while serving with a U.S. Army anti-aircraft balloon unit in Europe.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ardella Banks; four sons, Charlie, Drew, Lawrence and Jay Angelo Faulkner, all of Wilmington; two sisters, Bernice Haynes and Harriette Streater-Anderson, both of Baltimore; and two brothers, Otis Faulkner of Baltimore and William Frank Faulkner of Scranton, Pa.

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