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September 23, 1992

Julia E. Poff

Baltimore native

Julia E. Poff, who lived in Forest Park for many years, died Saturday of cancer at a nursing home in Dallastown, Pa.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. Poff, who was 82 and moved to Dallastown 13 years ago, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church in Northumberland, Pa.

The former Julia E. Janley was a native of Baltimore. In 1939, she married George P. Poff, who later retired as a safety engineer for the National Brewing Co.

Mrs. Poff attended All Saints Church in Baltimore and St. Lawrence Church in Woodlawn before moving to Dallastown.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two sons, George P. Poff Jr. of Fallston and William A. Poff of Catonsville; and four grandchildren.

Clifford V. Bowen

Mailman, entrepreneur

Clifford V. Bowen, who operated an ornamental ironwork company after he retired as a mail carrier, died Saturday of leukemia at his home in Arbutus.

Services for Mr. Bowen, who was 89, will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the G. Truman Schwab Funeral Home, 5151 Baltimore National Pike.

Mr. Bowen retired in 1956 as a mail carrier, having worked for many years in Locust Point.

The native of the Prince Frederick area began working for the postal service in 1927, driving a horse-drawn wagon.

After retiring from the postal service, he started Bowen Ornamental, a company that made and installed iron railings and other ornaments. He closed the business and retired again about 15 years ago.

A member of the Lansdowne Assembly of God, he had long wanted to visit the Holy Land and completed a monthlong tour of Israel just before the Six-Day War in 1967.

His first wife, the former Zella Crockett, died in 1979.

He is survived by his wife, the former Jessie W. Payne; two daughters, Vivian Maranto and Uldine Zborowski, both of Catonsville; a son, David Bowen of Baltimore; a sister, Mae Bowen of Prince Frederick; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Thomas J. Gately Jr.

Sales service manager

Thomas J. Gately Jr., sales service manager of Alford Industries Inc., died Saturday at St. Agnes Hospital after a stroke.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Gately, who was 47 and lived on Cresthaven Drive in Glen Burnie, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore and Ware avenues in Towson.

Mr. Gately worked for 21 years for Alford, which prints and makes boxes.

The Towson native was a graduate of Loyola High School and attended Towson State University.

He had been a volunteer worker in youth baseball and soccer programs, including the Linthicum-Ferndale Youth Athletic Association and the St. Philip Neri Youth Athletic Association of which he was a founder.

Mr. Gately is survived by his wife, the former Pamela E. Batchelder; a daughter, Karen M. Gately of Boothwyn, Pa.; two sons, Patrick M. and Thomas J. Gately III, both of Glen Burnie; his mother, Eleanor M. Gately of Towson; a sister, Kathleen M. Gately of Towson; and a brother, William F. Gately of Towson.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

Mary B. Hazen

Modeled, ran shows

Mary B. Hazen, who modeled and organized fashion shows in Baltimore, died Saturday at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center of liver disease.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. Hazen, who was 69 and lived at College Manor in Lutherville since June, will be offered at 11:30 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore and Ware avenues in Towson.

The former Mary Byrne was a native of Baltimore and was a model at local department stores in the 1940s and 1950s.

After moving to the Miami area in the late 1950s, she continued to model there and appeared as a model on the Arthur Godfrey Show.

Returning to Baltimore in the 1960s, she organized fashion shows.

She returned to Florida to Delray Beach in the 1970s and managed a women's shop for a time. She lived there until June.

Her husband, William Gardner Hazen Jr., died in 1981. There are no close surviving relatives.

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