Ethel C. JohnsonSocial Security clerkServices for Ethel C...


March 12, 1992

Ethel C. Johnson

Social Security clerk

Services for Ethel C. Johnson, a retired Social Security Administration clerk who was active in church and community groups, will be held at noon today at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave.

She died Saturday of cancer at her home on North Bentalou Street at the age of 91.

Mrs. Johnson retired from Social Security more than 20 years ago.

She was a former president of the Bridge View Neighborhood Association. She had been a member of the Western District Police Community Relations Council, the Auxiliary of the

Crownsville State Hospital and the Wonder Pinochle Club.

At Union Baptist Church, she was a member of the Queen Esther Circle, the Deaconess Board, the Mothers' Club, the Usher Board, St. Luke's Circle, the Missionary, the Wednesday Bible Class and the President's Unit.

The former Ethel Diggs was a native of Baltimore who graduated from Douglass High School.

Her first husband, James H. Brown, died in 1926. Her second husband, Richard Johnson, died in 1988.

She is survived by two sons, James H. Brown of Fresno, Calif., and Richard V. Johnson II of Baltimore; a brother, Shirley R. Diggs of Baltimore; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Kathryn Switzer

Claims adjuster

Services for Kathryn Lelia Switzer, a retired claims adjuster in the credit department of The Baltimore Sun, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Galilee Lutheran Church in Chester.

Mrs. Switzer, who was 72 and a Chester resident, died Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis after a heart attack.

She retired in 1979 after working 18 years for The Baltimore Sun. Earlier, she had been a cashier in the cafeteria at the Gwynns Falls Junior High School. She also had worked in the catalog department of Montgomery Ward & Co.

The former Kathryn Lelia Booker was born in Baltimore and attended Western High School.

She was a member of the Women's Guild at Galilee Lutheran Church, Women of the Moose, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Kent Island Yacht Club and the Island Idlers.

She is survived by her husband of more than 50 years, George H. Switzer Jr.; a son, G. Harman Switzer III of Princeton Junction, N.J.; a daughter, K. Eileen Burt of Bel Air; and two grandchildren.

Daniel T. Nolan

School official

Services for Daniel T. Nolan, assistant headmaster of the Christchurch School and a former midfielder on the Towson State University lacrosse team, will be held at 11 a.m. today in the school's chapel in Christchurch, Va.

Mr. Nolan, who was 37, died Monday in an ambulance of a heart attack. He had been suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

He lived on the campus of the school, where he was assistant headmaster for about a year. He joined the school's faculty in 1979 as a teacher and football and lacrosse coach.

He had taught and coached earlier at the Fork Union Military Academy, also in Virginia.

Born and reared in East Meadow, N.Y., he attended the Nassau County Community College before transferring to Towson State, from which he graduated in 1977.

He is survived by his wife, the former Nancy Muff; two daughters, Anne Sayer Nolan and Katherine Flynn Nolan, both of Christchurch; his parents, John and Joan Nolan of Ocean, N.J.; three brothers, Jack Nolan of Captain Cook, Hawaii, Michael Nolan of Levittown, N.Y., and Patrick Nolan of Massapequa, N.Y.; and a grandmother, Margaret White of Navesink, N.J.

James H. Logan

Conrail yardmaster

Services for James H. Logan, a yardmaster for Conrail in Hagerstown, will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at the Greater Bethlehem Temple, 8334 Liberty Road, Randallstown.

Mr. Logan, who lived on Amy Lane in Randallstown, died Friday (( at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown after he was injured in an automobile accident on Interstate 70 while on his way to work. He was 47.

He worked for Conrail about 20 years in Baltimore, Washington and Hagerstown. Earlier, he was employed briefly by the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co.

A native of Baltimore and a graduate of the Carver Vocational-Technical High School, he served in the Army in Korea in the mid-1960s.

He enjoyed cooking with his own barbecue sauce for friends and family members, and at the Catonsville Lodge of the Elks he would listen to blues recordings as he cooked.

His survivors include three sons, Bradford and Corbett Logan, both of Baltimore, and James Patrick Logan of Columbia; a brother, Marvin V. J. Logan of Randallstown; two sisters, Jaki Brooks of Baltimore and Paula Smallwood of Catonsville; his companion, Diane Gordon of Randallstown; and her son, Keith Gordon of Baltimore.

Rosemary A. Keska

Park School cashier

Rosemary A. Keska, who was cashier at the Park School before her retirement in 1982 and an administrative assistant to the principal of Immaculate Heart of Mary School in the 1960s, died Feb. 5 at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center after a heart attack.

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