Owned metal company
Services for Emanuel Hettleman, a retired partner in a non-ferrous metals firm, will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Sol Levinson & Bros. Home, 6010 Reisterstown Road.
Mr. Hettleman, who was 81, died Wednesday of heart and circulatory ailments at his home in the One Slade Condominium.
He retired in the mid-1960s as a partner in K. Hettleman and Sons. Started by his father as a junk business, it became a company that bought, sold and processed metal other than iron or steel.
Mr. Hettleman was born in Baltimore shortly after his family moved here from Russia.
He was a 1920 graduate of City College.
A former president of the National Metal Dealers Association, he served on the boards of the Associated Jewish Community Federation, Levindale, the Jewish Educational Alliance and the Jewish Historical Society.
His first wife, the former Sara Fox, died in 1973.
He is survived by his wife, the former Muriel Cherney Schloss; three daughters, Ann Kahan and Mary Jane Snyder, both of Owings Mills, and Burma Lee Cassidy of Rochester, Vt.; two sons, Kalman Hettleman of Baltimore and Daniel Schloss of Le Luc, France; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Alma A. Adams
Services for Alma A. Adams, whose career as a teacher and counselor in Baltimore public schools spanned 46 years, will be held at noon today at Faith Baptist Church, Bond Street and Ashland Avenue.
Mrs. Adams, who was 81 and a Wabash Avenue resident, died Monday at Sinai Hospital after a heart attack.
She retired in 1981 as a counselor at Greenspring Junior High School.
The former Alma Alexander was a native of Houston. She grew up in Baltimore and graduated from Douglass High School. After studying at Coppin State College for two years, she earned a bachelor's degree at what is now Morgan State University and master's degrees at New York University and the Johns Hopkins University.
Her husband, Clarence Adams, died in 1968.
She is survived by a niece, Frances Webb of Baltimore.
James Chapman Sr.
Retired from NASA
Services for James W. Chapman Sr., a retired equal employment opportunity specialist for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, will be held at noon today at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave.
Mr. Chapman, who was 64 and resided on North Denison Street, died of cancer Sunday at the Fort Howard Veterans Hospital.
He retired in 1986 after working more than 20 years at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt. Earlier, he was a civilian employee of the Army and of the Coast Guard.
Born in Pitt County in eastern North Carolina, he served in the Army in the late 1940s and remained in the Reserve, retiring as a chief warrant officer.
He is survived by his wife, the former Barbara Rice; a son, James W. Chapman Jr. of Baltimore; two daughters, Belinda A. Chapman and Mia S. Chapman, both of Baltimore; six sisters, Pearl Alexander and Lillian Hawkins, both of Baltimore, Beatrice Hall and Georgia Stewart, both of Portsmouth, Va., Esther Stewart of Ayden, N.C., and Carrie Ruth Moore of New York City; and two grandchildren.
Mary D. Linthicum
City courthouse worker
A memorial service for Mary Delmah Linthicum, a retired assistant jury commissioner in Baltimore, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane.
Miss Linthicum, who was 79, died Monday of cancer at her home on Sweetser Lane in Linthicum Heights, which was founded by an ancestor. She was 79.
She retired about 15 years ago, having worked in the city's courthouse for 40 years.
The Linthicum Heights native was a graduate of Girls' Latin School who attended Goucher College and the Johns Hopkins University and studied the violin at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.
She was a member of the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights, Anne Arundel County Historical Society and Evelyn Keller Circle of Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church.
Miss Linthicum enjoyed walking, travel and flower gardening as well as playing the violin at church and social affairs.
She is survived by a sister, Matilda Linthicum Vickery, and a brother, Sweetser Linthicum, both of Linthicum Heights.
A Mass of Christian burial for Patricia Manning, a retired nurse, will be offered at 10:30 a.m. today at Our Lady of the Fields Roman Catholic Church, Cecil Avenue near Millersville Road in Millersville.
Mrs. Manning, who was 59 and lived in Millersville, died Sunday at the Anne Arundel Medical Center of complications of rheumatoid arthritis.
She retired in 1967 as a nurse at Bon Secours Hospital after working there and at Mercy Hospital. She worked at Mercy for much of the time after her graduation from its nursing school in 1953.
The former Patricia Awalt was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of Western High School.
In 1988, the Southern Maryland Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation named her patient of the year and gave her a distinguished public service award for her volunteer work.