Edward L. Pascal
Services for Edward Louis Pascal, a retired racehorse trainer, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Church of the Open Door in Westminster.
Mr. Pascal, who lived in Westminster, died Saturday of leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 73.
He was long a trainer of thoroughbreds that ran at Timonium and other tracks in Maryland and nearby states. He retired more than 10 years ago.
The Baltimore native served in the Army during World War II.
A member of the Mount Moriah Lodge of the Masons, he also belonged to the Scottish Rite, Boumi Temple and Western Maryland Shrine Club.
He is survived by a daughter, Alice Pascal Davis of Westminster; a son, Edward Louis Pascal Jr. of Westminster; two brothers, Colgate C. Pascal of Westminster and Caleb D. Pascal of Monkton; three grandchildren; and two nephews. Also surviving is his former wife, Louise Baker Pascal.
Vincent J. Baldini
Vincent J. Baldini, retired head of alterations at Hutzler's, died Feb. 5 of congestive heart failure at a hospital in Seattle.
Mr. Baldini, who was 91, moved to Mercer Island, Wash., three years ago to be near his son.
He retired in 1970 as manager of workrooms and earlier had been supervisor of men's alterations for the major Baltimore department store that no longer is in business. He had become a tailor and fitter there in 1937.
In the 1940s he pioneered a program in which physically handicapped people were hired and trained as tailors, seamstresses or pressers. He helped other stores begin similar programs.
Born in Palermo, Sicily, he served in the Italian Army during World War I.
He decided to come to the United States to live and work after hearing of this country from Americans who were with him in an Austrian prisoner of war camp.
He moved to this country in 1923, first working in the garment industry in New York City and moving in 1926 to Boston, where he designed and modeled men's clothing before moving to Baltimore in the 1930s.
He is survived by his wife, the former Pauline Longo; his son, Vincent J. Baldini Jr. of Mercer Island; and two granddaughters.
A memorial service was held Sunday in Mercer Island.