ALbert F. Orsini, a civil engineer for a company that makes communications and radar systems using tethered balloons, died of pneumonia Wednesday at the Howard County General Hospital.
A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Orsini, who was 63 and owned homes in Columbia and at Deep Creek Lake, will be offered at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Louis Roman Catholic Church in Clarksville.
He had been with TCOM L.P. since 1977, designing and building the ground installations for the company's systems.
After moving to the Baltimore area in the early 1960s, he worked on the design of the road system for Columbia and for a consulting firm, Green Associates.
A native of Charles Town, W.Va., he received his civil engineering degree from West Virginia University in 1952 and worked in West Virginia and Pennsylvania before coming here. In February, he was named to the State Board of Architects.
Survivors include his wife, the former Evelyn Conklin; a son, Albert F. Orsini Jr. of New York; a daughter, Janai Ryan of Baltimore; a stepson, Shawn Harby of Baltimore; five stepdaughters, Colleen Smith of Ocean Pines, Tegan Harby and Erin Simonetti, both of Baltimore, Bridget Stone of Dundalk and Mavid Harby of Columbia; his mother, Elizabeth Orsini of Charles Town; and a sister, Isabel Peer, also of Charles Town.