Eleanor WolffActive volunteerA Mass of Christian burial...


July 22, 1992

Eleanor Wolff

Active volunteer

A Mass of Christian burial for Eleanor Wolff, who was active in organizations in the Baltimore area, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at SS. Philip and James Roman Catholic Church, 2801 N. Charles St.

Mrs. Wolff, who was 79, died Sunday of heart failure in Keswick.

She was a former president of the Maryland Colonial Society.

A resident of Guilford for many years, she was the widow of S. Lloyd Wolff. The former Eleanor Fink was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of the Roland Park Country School and Trinity College in Washington.

She is survived by a niece, Donna Sawers of Ruxton; a nephew, Joseph B. Fitzpatrick Jr. of Riderwood; two grandnephews; and four grandnieces.

Lee W. Hansen

Hospital executive

Services for Lee W. Hansen, a former vice president of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Fishers, Ind.

Mr. Hansen, who was 45, died Sunday of cancer at his home in Carmel, Ind.

He became vice president for human resources at Hopkins in 1988, but left 2 1/2 years ago to become senior vice president for human resources and organizational development at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

A native of Salt Lake City, he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Utah, where he earned bachelor's and master's degrees.

He is survived by his wife, the former Nancy Olson; two daughters, Sarah and Katherine Hansen, both of Carmel; two sons, Matthew and Christian Hansen, both of Carmel; his father, William Hansen of Salt Lake City; two sisters, Carla and Maren Hansen, both of Salt Lake City; and two brothers, William Hansen of Centreville, Va., and Niel Hansen of Salt Lake City.

The family suggested memorial contributions could be made to the Methodist Hospital Hospice.

Rev. Eldon Watts Sr.

Annapolis minister

Services for the Rev. Eldon Watts Sr., retired pastor of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Annapolis, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills.

Mr. Watts, who was 64 and lived in Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, died there Sunday after an apparent heart attack.

He retired in 1990 after serving as pastor of the Annapolis church since 1983.

Earlier, he had served the Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, the Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Bel Air, the Camp Chapel United Methodist Church in Perry Hall and the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church in Owings Mills.

Born in Ottawa, Kan., he served in the Navy from 1945 to 1947 and then graduated in 1951 from Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. He earned a master's degree at Wesley Theological Seminary in 1961.

He is survived by his wife, the former Audrey Jane Finagin; two daughters, Jane Ellen Watts and Jean Marie Green, both of Westminster; a son, Eldon Charles Watts Jr. of Westminster; two brothers, Wilbur Watts of Appleton City, Mo., and Dale Watts of Ottawa, Kan.; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Annapolis.

Kent Woodward

Wire company engineer

Services for Kent Woodward, chief engineer for the National Wire Products Co. in Sparrows Point, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home, Ritchie Highway and Robinson Road in Severna Park.

Mr. Woodward, who was 53 and lived in Arnold, died Sunday of cancer at the Anne Arundel Medical Center.

Mr. Woodward, with the wire company for 26 years, earlier worked for six years for the Bethlehem Steel Corp. at Sparrows Point.

The New York City native was reared in Yonkers, N.Y., and earned a mechanical engineering degree at the State University of New York Maritime College in New York City.

A resident of Arnold since 1975 who earlier lived for 10 years in Severna Park, he was fond of motor boating and saltwater fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, the former Polly E. Smith; two sons, Tad M. Woodward of Annapolis and Thomas K. Woodward of Arnold; a daughter, Tina S. Woodward of Arnold; his mother, Helen M. Woodward of Encinitas, Calif.; and a sister, Toni Nickell of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

The family suggested memorial contributions could be made to the American Cancer Society.

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