John W. Newman


Specialist, 83

February 09, 1992|By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes. If informationhasn't been published about someone in your family who has passed away, please call The Anne Arundel County Sun at 761-1732 or 332-6211 or (800) 829-8000, Ext. 6211; you may also fax your information to us at 332-6677.

Services for John Wolf Newman of Millersville, a retired settlement specialist for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., will take place at 2 p.m. at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Newman, 83, died Feb. 6 at North Arundel Hospital.

He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and worked for Metropolitan for 45 years, until his retirement in 1972.

He was a member of the Masons in New York City. Other interests included sports, reading, music and nature.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Evelyn P. Newman; his son-in-law, Morton Abrams of Glen Burnie; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Anne Arundel County Division, 1816 Margaret Ave., Box 6607, Annapolis, Md. 21404-0607.



Services for retired electrical engineer James M. Fosterof Linthicum took place Feb. 7 at St. John's Lutheran Church.

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 University of West Virginia in 1947with 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 Boy Scout 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 of Arnold and Lamar E. Foster; and his daughter-in-law, Maryallyn Foster of Glen Burnie.

Arrangements were made by the Singleton Funeral Home in Glen Burnie.



Services for Helen Virginia Hart of Glen Burnie, formerly of Edmondson Village in Baltimore, took place Feb. 8at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hart, 83, died Feb. 5 at North Arundel Hospital after a brief illness.

She worked as a saleswoman for Hecht Co. for 28 years, until her retirement in 1973.

A volunteer for the Pascal Center at the Naval Academy hospital, she also enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters, Helen H. Needle of Arnold and Elva H. Elzey of Howard County; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.



Services for retired carpenter William E. Sollers Sr. of Severn will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 10, at the KirkleyFuneral Home.

Mr. Sollers, 76, died Feb. 6 at his home after a lengthy illness.

Born in Baltimore, he worked for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. for 35 years, until his retirement in 1977.

Mr. Soller served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was the past grand master of the International Order of Oddfellows of Maryland, Baltimore City Lodge 57 of the Order, the Jerusalem Encampment 1, Baltimore Canton 2, and Annapolis Rebakah Lodge 73 of the IOOF.

Other interests included photography, gardening and visiting with friends.

Survivors include his wife, the former Harriet M. Haynes; three children, Harriet M. Haynes of Glen Burnie, William E. Sollers Jr. of Severn, and James C. Sollers of Edgewater; a brother, James C. Sollers of Leonardtown; a sister, Kathryn Fowler of Prince Frederick; and eight grandchildren.



Services for Dennis M. Gustafson of Severn, a retired chief warrant officer in the U.S. Navy, will take place at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 10, at the Kirkley Funeral Home.

Mr. Gustafson, 49, died Feb. 5 at Bethesda Naval Hospital after a brief illness.

Originally from Kane, Pa., he served in the U.S. Navy between 1963 and 1987.

He was a member of the RetiredCryptologic Veterans Association and enjoyed activities with his family.

Survivors include his wife, the former Norma L. Collier; two children, John E. Gustafson of Kingsville, Texas, and Kimberly A. Gustafson of Glen Burnie; daughter-in-law, Mary Head of Kingsville; brother, John Gustafson of Florida; and sister, Mary Head of Florida.

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