Charles Nutt IIILabor law specialistA memorial service for...


December 08, 1991

Charles Nutt III

Labor law specialist

A memorial service for Charles Lee Nutt III, a specialist in labor and employment law, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. David's Episcopal Church, 4700 Roland Ave.

Mr. Nutt, who was 63 and lived on Tamworth Road, died Monday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from leukemia.

A partner in the firm of Clements and Nutt since 1980, he had practiced law in Baltimore since 1969.

He was a member of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, the Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association and the bar associations of Maryland, New York and Wisconsin.

He edited The Law Clerk, a publication of the State Bar Association, and taught labor law at the Dundalk Community College.

Born in New York City and raised in Garden City on Long Island, he was a 1946 graduate of Phillips Andover Academy, a 1950 graduate of Harvard College and a 1953 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania law school.

He served in the Judge Advocate General's Department of the Air Force and practiced law in New York City and Wausau, Wis., before moving to Washington in 1960.

Before moving to Baltimore, he worked for the National Labor Relations Board, then for the National Association of Manufacturers.

In 1966, he came to Baltimore as manager of the Industrial Relations Council of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Baltimore.

A member of the Harvard tennis team, he continued his interest in the sport as a member of the Homeland Racquet Club and played with the Greenspring Valley Hunt Club Team in its annual competition with the Merion Cricket Club of Haverford, Pa.

Interested in painting portraits in oils, he studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art and received a certificate in fine arts in 1990.

He is survived by his wife, the former Juliet Mary Barron; two daughters, Jennifer Mary Paterno and Philippa Jane Nutt, both of San Francisco; and a sister, Nora E. Bigelow of Chloride, Ariz.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the Biddle Law Library of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia or to the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center. Services for Dr. Alvin D. Kronthal, a dentist who helped develop dental insurance programs in Maryland, will be held at 1 p.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. funeral home, 6010 Reisterstown Road.

Dr. Kronthal, who lived on Red Cedar Place, died Friday of heart disease at Sinai Hospital. He was 68.

He retired a month ago after 10 years as dental director of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland.

In the 1970s, he became president of the Maryland Dental Service Corp., which, with Blue Shield of Maryland, administered the Maryland Dental Plan.

He also maintained a general practice as a dentist in Glen Burnie.

A frequent speaker and author of professional papers advocating third-party dental insurance plans, he was executive editor of The Beacon, a publication of the American Association of Dental Consultants.

He was a member of the Maryland State Dental Association and the Alpha Omega dental fraternity.

The Baltimore native was a 1941 graduate of City College, a 1943 graduate of the University of Maryland and a 1946 graduate of its dental school. He served in the Air Force until 1951.

He was a member of the Suburban Club, the Easterwood Boys Club and the Beth El Congregation.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Schindler; two sons, Ronald Kronthal of Gaithersburg and Richard Kronthal of New York City; a brother, Tolbert Kronthal of Baltimore; a sister, Roslyn Caplan of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.


Doris C. Austin

Office manager

Services for Doris Corinne Austin, office manager of the Queen Anne's County Department of Aging, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Barton Funeral Home in Centreville.

Mrs. Austin, 48, died Thursday of cancer at her home in Centreville.

She had worked for the county department since 1986. Before that, she worked for 10 years for Upper Shore Aging Inc., which provides programs for the elderly on the Eastern Shore.

The former Doris Corinne Kershaw was a native of Ridgely and a graduate of Ridgely High School.

She is survived by her husband, James Gilmore Austin Jr.; two sons, Martin Randall Blizzard of Preston and James Gilmore Austin III of Grasonville; four daughters, Catherine Marie Salter of Cordova, Donna Lynn Austin and Kristin Leigh Austin, both of Centreville, and Nancy Jane Rutley of Grasonville; two sisters, Mary Splendora Smith of Hemphill, Texas, and Roberta Carolyn Flynn of Dover, Del.; and eight grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the Queen Anne's Hospice Volunteers Inc. or the Queen Anne's County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.

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