James L. Blose Police officer

March 22, 1992

A memorial service for James L. Blose, a former Anne Arundel County and Baltimore police officer, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road.

Mr. Blose, 37, died Thursday in Hermitage, Pa.

A funeral service will be held in Sharpsville, Pa., at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Donaldson-Money Funeral Home.

Mr. Blose had worked and lived in Anne Arundel County since 1986. For the previous two years, he worked for the FBI, and from 1976 to 1984 he was on the Baltimore police force.

He earned a bachelor's degree in law enforcement from Youngstown (Ohio) State University and two master's degrees -- from the Johns Hopkins University in administrative science and the University of Baltimore in public administration.

Mr. Blose was a graduate of the Baltimore City Police Academy and the FBI Academy in Quantico, Va.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and Severna Park United Methodist Church.

Mr. Blose was born in Sharon, Pa., and graduated from Sharpsville (Pa.) High School in 1972.

His father, Paul C. Blose, died March 3.

Mr. Blose is survived by his wife of three months, Stephanie Deemer Ashley Blose, a son, James Christopher Blose, and a stepson, Scott Ashley, all of Severna Park; his mother, Betty Myers Blose of Sharpsville; and two sisters, Susan J. Crowley of Plainfield, Ill., and Vern M. Torok of Loudonville, Ohio.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road, Severna Park 21146.

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