John G. PadussisDunkin Donuts ownerServices for John G...


November 15, 1991

John G. Padussis

Dunkin Donuts owner

Services for John G. Padussis, who owned and operated a Dunkin Donuts store in Glen Burnie for more than 20 years, will be held at 11 a.m. todayat the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, Preston Street and Maryland Avenue.

Mr. Padussis, who was 74 and an Annapolis resident, died of cancer Tuesday at North Arundel Hospital.

He retired in 1984 after having operated the shop on Ritchie Highway since 1961.

Mr. Padussis' store was often ranked at the top of Dunkin Donuts outlets in sales, and he served on the company's President's Council.

He served in the Army in the Aleutians during World War II.

Born in McKeesport, Pa., and reared in Baltimore, he was a graduate of City College and attended the Johns Hopkins University.

He served on the board of the North Arundel Hospital and he belonged to the Cathedral of the Annunciation in Baltimore and to SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Annapolis.

He is survived by his wife, the former Rose Vlassis; a son, Dr. Constantine J. Padussis of Severna Park; a daughter, Lanelle Fisher of Severna Park; three brothers, Theodore, Anthony and Dr. Stephen Padussis, all of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to either of the churches where he was a member or to the North Arundel Hospital building fund.

Louise C. Birely

Nurse, gardener

A memorial service for Louise C. Birely, who had been a nurse on the Homewood campus of the Johns Hopkins University and was active in gardening groups, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church, 6200 N. Charles St.

Mrs. Birely, who moved to the North Oaks Retirement Community from Elkridge Estates about a year ago, died Nov. 8 at Union Memorial Hospital after a stroke.

She served on the board of Keswick, where she started a gardening program for patients

Mrs. Birely was a former president of the English Speaking Union Garden Club.

She had worked as a nurse in the infirmary on the Hopkins campus in the 1960s and early 1970s.

A native of Harford County who was reared on her parents' farm, the Rocks of Deer Creek, the former Louise Carter attended the University of Delaware and then completed her studies at the Union Memorial Hospital nursing school.

Her first marriage to E.H.W. Hanson ended in divorce, and her second husband, Dr. Morris Franklin Birely, died in 1961. She lived in Thurmont in the 1950s.

Mrs. Birely is survived by a daughter, Sandra Hargrave of Ruxton; a son, F. Carter Birely of Sewickley, Pa.; and five grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church or Highland Presbyterian Church in Street.

Richard L. Born

Company president

A memorial service for Richard L. Born, retired president of a truck body manufacturing and repair company, will be held at 3 p.m. today in the chapel of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Charles Street and Melrose Avenue.

Mr. Born, who was 78, died Tuesday of cancer at his home on Bellona Avenue in the Woodbrook area.

He retired last summer as president of Herman Born and Sons, which had been started in 1852 as a carriage- and wagon-building firm by his great-grandfather.

With the company since 1936, he served as vice president and general manager from 1940 until the death of his father in 1975.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Friends School and, in 1936, of Syracuse University.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Kathryn Wilson; a daughter, Nancy Born Edwards of Columbus, Ohio; a son, Richard W. Born of Baltimore; and a sister, Elizabeth Born Little of Burlington, Vt.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the home care program of Stella Maris Hospice.

Harry Greenebaum

Men's clothier

Services for Harry J. Greenebaum, retired owner of a chain of men's clothing stores, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.

Mr. Greenebaum, who was 89 and lived in the Eleven Slade Apartments, died Wednesday at Sinai Hospital after a heart attack.

He retired in 1984 and sold the chain of nine Young's Men's Stores, which grew from a store he and a partner started in 1946. Before starting his own business, he had been a buyer of men's clothing for The Hub, a Charles Street department store.

A native of Baltimore and a graduate of City College, he was a life member of Temple Oheb Shalom.

He is survived by his wife, the former Laura Hornzel; three sons, Edwin, Lawrence and Stewart Greenebaum, all of Pikesville; and five grandchildren.

Sophie M. Morgalis

Former seamstress

A Mass of Christian burial for Sophie M. Morgalis, who had lived with her daughter in Catonsville for the past 15 months, will be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in Minersville, Pa.

Mrs. Morgalis, who was 75, died Monday of cancer at her daughter's home on Park Grove Avenue.

The former Sophie M. Kulchinsky, a native of Minersville, had been a seamstress in clothing factories there. Her husband, Joseph M. Morgalis, died in 1976.

She is survived by her daughter, Janine Kelly; two sons, Joseph Morgalis, of Roswell, Ga., and James Morgalis of Cincinnati; three sisters, Helen Machemer of Port Clinton, Pa., Bertha Schumacher of Chantilly, Va., and Anne Senich of Minersville; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

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