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March 23, 1992

A. H. LaMotte

Insurance executive

Services for A. Hungerford LaMotte, a retired insurance and real estate executive, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the chapel of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.

Mr. LaMotte, who lived in Baltimore for most of his life, died Saturday of heart failure at St. Joseph Hospital in Towson. He was 80.

From the end of World War II to his death, Mr. LaMotte brokered commercial and residential real estate with Russell T. Baker & Co. and previously sold pension and retirement plans for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. He also taught management and salesmanship at the University of Baltimore.

During World War II, Mr. LaMotte served in the Navy and piloted a gunship through combat zones in the Pacific Theater. He was awarded the Bronze Star and left the service with the rank of lieutenant.

Prior to joining the Navy, he worked for 10 years at Equitable Trust Company.

An all-state lacrosse player at Polytechnic Institute, Mr. LaMotte graduated in 1931 and later attended St. John's College in Annapolis, where he was named All-American in lacrosse.

He was a former president of the Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce and of the Colts' Associates, a support group.

He also was an executive committee member of Buddies Inc., which was affiliated with the Police Boys Club; executive committee member of the American Council on Alcoholism; and a member of the St. George's Society.

Mr. LaMotte also was active as a volunteer at Union Memorial Hospital and the Church of the Redeemer.

An avid bridge player, he was a senior master in duplicate play.

Mr. LaMotte is survived by his wife of 58 years, the former Mary Lee Mountcastle; a daughter, Nancy Lee LaMotte of Baltimore; two sons, A. Hungerford LaMotte Jr. of Derwood and F. Gibbs LaMotte of Devon, Pa.; and four grandchildren.

The family suggested contributions to the St. Joseph Hospital Intensive Care Unit, in care of Sharon Dorn, 7620 York Road, Towson 21204. Services for Jane Hughes Murnaghan, a retired assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at St. John's Episcopal Church, 3738 Butler Road, Glyndon.

Mrs. Murnaghan died Friday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital of cancer. She was 66.

She retired in 1979 after working 16 years in the Department of Health Care Organization in the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

In 1964, she and Dr. Paul Talalay published a book, "Drugs in Our Society." She also published other works in the field of health information systems and health services research.

Mrs. Murnaghan also had worked for the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington and in Germany for the U.S. State Department.

She was a trustee at Union Memorial Hospital and a member of the Women's Hamilton Street Club, a social club.

Mrs. Murnaghan was born in Baltimore and was a graduate of the Roland Park Country School and Radcliffe College.

She and Francis D. Murnaghan Jr. were divorced in 1972.

Since 1978, she had lived in an octagonal house in Glyndon that has been in her family for several generations.

Mrs. Murnaghan is survived by two daughters, Sheila H. Murnaghan of Haverford, Pa., and Janet E. Murnaghan of New York City; a son, George A. Murnaghan of Baltimore; two sisters, Patricia H. Bicks of New York City and Penelope H. Doolittle of Bethesda; and two grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the Peabody Institute, 1 E. Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Md., 21202, or Planned Parenthood of Maryland, 610 N. Howard St., Baltimore, Md., 21201.


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