Nick. R. Prusinoski

Obituaries

Master Sgt., 83

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Services for Nick Robert Prusinoski of Arnold, a retired master sergeant in the U.S. Army, will take place 10:30 a.m. Jan. 13 at the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home.

Mr. Prusinoski, 83, died Jan. 9 of complications after a stroke at Chesapeake Manor in Arnold.

Born in Pittsburg, Pa., he served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Europe. Mr. Prusinoski served in the U.S. Army between 1933 and 1952. Before that, he served in the U.S. Navy between 1927 and 1931.

After his retirement, he worked at Fort Meade for 16 years, specializing in communications.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Prusinoski, whom he married in England in 1943.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 493, Severna Park, 21146.

JULIA M. LEE

PHONE OPERATOR, 59

Services for retired federal telephone operator Julia Margaret Bass Lee of Glen Burnie will take place noon Jan. 13 at the Calvary Chapel of Fort Meade.

Visitation will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 12 and 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 13 at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Lee, 59, died Jan. 8 at Walter Reed Hospital.

Originally from South Carolina, she retired from the federal government in 1974.

She was a member of the Calvary Chapel congregation. Other interests included travel and her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Birtrue Lee.

Mrs. Lee's survivors include two sons, George M. Lee andPhilip M. Lee, and her mother, Sallie Bass, all of Glen Burnie; as well as other relatives and friends.

EMORY D. ESTILL

PRISON GUARD, 73

Services for Emory Duane Estill of Glen Burnie, a former sergeant with the Maryland House of Corrections, will take place 10 a.m. Jan. 13 at Singleton's Funeral Home Chapel.

There will also be visitation at Singleton's 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 12.

Mr. Estill,73, died Jan. 9 at Harbor Hospital.

He was born and raised in Terre Haute, Ind., where he attended Feitshans High School, graduating in 1935.

A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he retired after 25 years. He went to work for the Maryland House of Corrections for 13 years, retiring in 1980.

Mr. Estill is survived by his wife, Lura "Pat" Estill; two sons, Robert E. Estill of Springfield, Va., and Richard D. Estill of Springfield, Ill.; a stepson, Joseph Forrester of Baltimore; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

ALBERT BEHRENDT SR.

RAILROAD WORKER, 80

Services for Albert H. Behrendt Sr. of Glen Burnie took place Jan. 8 at the Kirkley Funeral Home.

Mr. Behrendt, 80, died Monday in Baltimore after an illness.

He was born in Baltimore, and served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines duringWorld War II. He also worked for the B & O Railroad and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Mr. Behrendt was the past commander of the Ferndale American Legion Post 289. He also belonged to the Ferndale Community Club, the Germania Lodge and St. John's Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife, Grace V. Fox Behrendt; a son, Albert H. Behrendt Jr. of Baltimore; a daughter, Nadine V. Marion of Glen Burnie; a brother, William Behrendt of Ferndale; and four grandchildren.

WILLIAM RINTOUL

COLONEL, 73

Services for William Rintoul, an Odenton resident andretired colonel in the U.S. Army, took place Jan. 6 at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road in Gambrills.

Mr. Rintoul died Saturday at the Lorien Nursing Home in Columbia following a lengthy illness.

A native of Scotland, Mr. Rintoul retired from the Army in 1966 with more than 26 years of service. That year, he settled in Odenton, where he remained until moving to the nursing home in October. He worked at the National Security Agency from 1966 to 1976.

Mr. Rintoul was a volunteer at the Kimbrough Army Hospital and the NSA Blood Bank.

He also was a member of Nichols Bethel United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir, and of the Masonic Lodge in Tacoma,Wash.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, the former VirginiaManning; a son, Thomas L. Rintoul of Mount Airy; a daughter, Jenny Lee Dodd of New Hampshire; a brother, Thomas C. Rintoul of Florida; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Diabetes Association.

LEON A. FIALKOWSKI

FORK LIFT OPERATOR, 33

A Christian wake for Leon A. Fialkowski of Glen Burnie took placeJan. 8 at the Singleton Funeral Home. It was followed by a Mass of Christian burial Jan. 9 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.

Mr. Fialkowski, 33, died Jan. 4 at North Arundel Hospital.

Born in Baltimore, he graduated from Brooklyn Park High School in 1976. He was a fork lift operator for Wagner Containers.

He was a member of the St. Rose of Lima congregation, the Sons of the American Legion, the Polish National Alliance, the Moose Club and the American Steelworkers Union.

Mr. Fialkowski's interests included working with children, woodworking and cars.

He is survived by his wife of six years, Patricia L. Fialkowski; three children, Joseph Fialkowski, Anthony Fialkowski and Tiffany Fialkowski, all of Glen Burnie; his parents, Leon P.and Stella G. Fialkowski of Brooklyn Park; and parents-in-law, Wilbur J. and Mary E. Nightingale of Pasadena.

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