Charles H. Woodzelle, who retired in 1970 as an engineering technician for Martin Marietta Corp., died Monday of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. he was 76.
Services for Mr. Woodzelle were being held today at the Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road.
The Willowton Avenue resident began working for what was then the Glenn L. Martin Co. in 1939. Toward the end of his career, he worked for the corporation in Panama for three years.
Born in Roanoke, Va., he moved to Baltimore as a child. He graduated from the Polytechnic Institute before receiving training at Martin.
As a baritone, he sang for many years with the Chorus of the Chesapeake of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America.
Another of his interests was the restoration of a 1935 Hup- mobile.
Mr. Woodzelle was a member of the 33 Club, the Har-Glen Pleasure Club, the Towson Lodge of the Moose and the Hardshells.
He is survived by his wife, the former Mildred D. Kreider; a son, Wayne H. Woodzelle of Parkville; four nephews, Kenneth Woodzelle of Beltsville, Ernest Woodzelle of Odenton and Stanley and Richard Woodzelle, both of California; four stepgrandchildren; and nine stepgreat-grandchildren.