Rose M. Hart


Homemaker, 77

March 26, 1992

Services for homemaker Rose M. Hart of Brooklyn Park took place March 21 at the Gonce Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hart, 77, died March 18 of kidney failure at the Fairfax Hospital in Fairfax, Va.

She was born and raised in the Baltimore area. Mrs. Hart was one of the original residents of Ballman Avenue, Brooklyn Park, where shelived for 50 years.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Other interests included reading, flowers and nature.

Survivorsinclude her husband of 55 years, Raymond Hart; a daughter, Carolyn Weitz, and her husband, Merle Weitz, of Vienna, Va.; three grandchildren, Mark, David, and Kevin, also of Vienna; a brother, Charles Broz of Annapolis; and a sister, Hattie Wistoff of Brooklyn.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Arrangements were by the Gonce Funeral Home.



Services for Wayne Leavern Meddows of Severna Park will take place at1:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Severna Park United Methodist Church.

Mr. Meddows, 49, died of cancer March 24 at North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie.

He was born and raised in Lebanon, Ill., and lived inboth Waldorf and Poway, Calif.

Mr. Meddows served in the U.S. Navy for 31 years, retiring with the rank of chief petty officer.

He was a full-time student at Bowie State College, studying psychology and sociology, and also worked as a supervisor of ushers with the Baltimore Orioles.

Mr. Meddows was an active member of the Severna Park United Methodist congregation, and an active facilitator with Parents Anonymous. Other interests included baseball.

Survivors includehis wife, the former Dana Poorman, whom he married in 1987; three daughters, Karen Schartzer of Laurel, Janet Meddows and Gail Meddows, both of Poway, Calif.; a son, Benjamin Meddows, also of Poway; three step-sons, Corey Poorman, Kevin Poorman, and Todd Poorman, all of Severna Park; his mother, Flora Meddows of Lebanon, Ill.; a sister, Ruth Milton of Pocahontas, Ill.; and a brother, Marvin Meddows of Bellville, Ill.

Memorial contributions may be made to Parents Anonymous, 2123 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore, 21201.

Arrangements were by the Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.



A Mass of Christian burial for retired federal employee Richard Peter Casey Sr. of Annapolis will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Andrew by the Bay Catholic Church in Cape St. Claire.

Mr. Casey, 63, died March 24 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Casey joined the merchant marine at the age of 16. After that, he served in the U.S. Army, and then became a machinist with the Kelsh Instrument Co. in Baltimore.

He went to work for the Department of Defense in 1968 until he retired in 1988.

Mr. Casey was a member of the St. Andrew's congregation. His other interests included boating and building houses.

His first wife, Delores Casey, died in 1980.

Mr. Casey is survived by his wifeof nine years, Mary Ann Casey; three sons, Richard Casey Jr. of San Antonio, Texas, Craig Casey of San Diego, Calif., and Paul Casey of Annapolis; two daughters, Katherine DeBord of Kent Island and Maria Moore of Annapolis; three step-sons, Brian Runk of the U.S. Coast Guard, Philip Runk of Salisbury, and Peter Runk of Harrisonburg, Va.; a step-daughter, Bernadette Runk of Baltimore; three grandchildren; five brothers, Norman Casey and Edward Casey, both of Fall River, Mass., Arthur Casey of Vernon, Conn., Roland Casey of West Barrington, R.I., and Robert Casey, also of Rhode Island; and a sister, Patricia Casey of Fall River, Mass.

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