N. Stafford WilliamsRetired inspectorServices for N...


July 28, 1992

N. Stafford Williams

Retired inspector

Services for N. Stafford Williams, a retired senior inspector for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms of the Treasury Department, will be at 11 a.m. today at the Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road.

Mr. Williams, who was 83 and lived on Crofton Road, died Friday of kidney failure at St. Joseph Hospital.

With the federal agency in Baltimore for about 35 years before his retirement in 1973, he earlier worked for a short time at the Point Breeze plant of the Western Electric Co.

Born in Baltimore, he was a 1927 graduate of the Polytechnic Institute and earned a degree in mechanical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University in 1930.

His wife, the former Jeannette J. O'Connor, died Feb. 4.

He is survived by a son, Nolan S. Williams III of Greensboro, N.C.; a daughter, Jacqueline E. Williams of Grantsville; a sister, Evelyn Williams Staples of Arlington, Va.; and a grandson.

Charles W. Geisel

Sun engraver

Services for Charles W. Geisel, retired superintendent of The Baltimore Sun's engraving department, will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Matthew's United Church of Christ, Mayfield and Norman avenues.

Mr. Geisel, who was 77 and lived on Glendale Avenue, died Saturday at Church Hospital of congestive heart failure.

He retired 12 years ago, after starting to work at the papers 48 years earlier as a copy boy. The Baltimore native attended City College and served in the Army Corps of Engineers as a photographer in Europe during World War II.

He had built model trains and a platform with scenery on which to operate them.

He is survived by his wife, the former Marie F. Svec; two sons, William C. Geisel of Marietta, Ga., and David C. Geisel of Baltimore; a sister, Thelma Karle of Baltimore; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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