Services for retired electrical engineer James M. Foster of Linthicum will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at the Singleton Funeral Home.
Mr. Foster, 70, died Feb. 3 at Harbor Hospital.
Born in Paden City, W.Va., Mr. Foster later served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II. He graduated from the Universityof West Virginia in 1947 with an undergraduate degree and then obtained a graduate degree in science from the school.
Mr. Foster was employed by the Westinghouse Corp. for 39 years, until his retirement in 1989.
He was a member of the St. John's congregation and of BoyScout Troop 550, based in Linthicum. Mr. Foster also served on the scouts' district staff.
Other interests included reading, hiking, cooking and cycling.
Survivors include two sons, Bruce A. Foster ofArnold and Lamar E. Foster; and his daughter-in-law, Maryallyn Foster of Glen Burnie.
PLANT OPERATOR, 79
Services for Thomas William Hammond of Pasadena, formerly of Severn, will take place at 1 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Singleton Funeral Home.
Mr. Hammond, 79,died Feb. 4 at Harbor Hospital.
He was employed as a water treatment plant operator by the Anne Arundel County government for 12 years, until his retirement in 1979.
Survivors include his many close friends, Ethel M. Wheeler and Barbara, Wayne, Dennis and Kevin Roe, all of Pasadena; Nancy and Jim Sowden, both of Millersville; Cindy Castle of Baltimore; and Elizabeth Pusloskie of Glen Burnie.
Arrangements were by the Singleton Funeral Home.
PHOTO ENGRAVER, 77
Services for retired photo engraver Wheatley Newman Hemmickof Eastport will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Eastport Unit
ed Methodist Church.
Mr. Hemmick, 77, died Feb. 5 at Anne ArundelMedical Center, after a cerebrovascular accident.
Born in Baltimore, he attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.
Mr. Hemmick retired in 1974 after 50 years as a photo engraver in Washington, most recently with Lanman Engraving.
He was a member of the Eastport United Methodist Church and served as its choir director. Mr. Hemmick alsobelonged to Local 285 of the International Photo Engravers Union andwas the past president.
Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Hyde, with whom he recently celebrated a 50th wedding anniversary;two daughters, Helen H. Barthelmass of Weston, Conn., and MargueriteH. Callaghan of East New Market; a step-daughter, Marilyn E. Toher of St. Petersburg, Fla.; his sister, Margaret H. Bien of Sykesville; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Eastport United Methodist Church.
Arrangements were by the Hardesty Funeral Home of Annapolis.
MARGARET M. BRADY
A Mass of Christian burial for beauty consultant Margaret MaryBrady of Arnold will be offered at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Severna Park at 10 a.m. Feb. 8.
Mrs. Brady, 61, died Feb. 5 at home in her sleep.
Born in Scranton and raised in Dunmore, Pa., she graduated from Dunmore High School in 1948.
Mrs. Brady was a member of the St. John's congregation and the St. John's Lady's Guild, the St. Andrew's by the Bay Catholic Church in Cape St. Claire,and the Holy Family Prayer Group in Edgewater. Other interests included sewing.
Survivors include her husband, Frank M. Brady; a daughter, Ann Marie Davis of Germantown; a son, Paul T. Morgan of Edgewater; a step-daughter, Helen Fye of Mount Airy; two step-sons, Patrick M. Brady of Laurel and Francis M. Brady II of Damascus; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.