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October 07, 1992

Mark Patrick Groner

State trooper

Tfc. Mark Patrick Groner, 24, of Easton, died last Thursday in an automobile accident while responding to an emergency in Dorchester County.

Funeral services for Trooper Groner, a native of Baltimore, were held Monday with police department honors at the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills.

Trooper Groner graduated from the Baltimore School for the Arts in 1986. He also attended Towson State University for one year as a music major.

His hobbies included softball and volleyball.

He was a Washington Redskins fan and enjoyed watching the games with his stepfather, Dale Burd.

"He was very dedicated to the police force," Mr. Burd said. "He made an excellent trooper."

He was appointed to the Maryland State Police Academy in October 1988 and graduated in April 1989. He was then assigned to the Easton barracks.

He was promoted on Feb. 19 this year.

He was a Specialist E-4 with the Maryland Army National Guard and played the tuba in the 229th Army National Guard Band.

He had played the tuba since elementary school.

In addition to his stepfather, he is survived by his mother, Patricia Foster Burd of Owings Mills, and his father, Harvey Harold Groner Jr. of Baltimore, with whom he spent much of his childhood and early teen-age years.

Brothers and sisters include Lisa Lynn Groner of Owings Mills; Harvey H. Groner III, stationed in the Army in Savannah, Ga.; Larry Wolfe of Charlottesville, Va.; Margo Cleveland of Owings Mills; and Allison Burd and Stephen Burd of Albuquerque, N.M.

The family suggested memorial contributions to COPS, 9423-A Upper Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro 20772. Frank H. Moeller, a retired machinist who lived in Glen Burnie, died Saturday at North Arundel Hospital of heart failure at the age of 74.

Services were to be held at 1 p.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave. S.W., Glen Burnie.

Mr. Moeller retired in 1980. He worked for many years for A. K. Robins & Co. Inc., a canning machinery company.

The Baltimore native served in the Army during World War II.

A member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, he enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, the former Elizabeth McAfee, and a daughter, Barbara A. Moeller of Glen Burnie.

Joseph Paolo

Owned shoe repair shop

Joseph Paolo, a retired shoe repair shop owner, died Sunday of heart disease at the Harbor Hospital Center. He was 77.

Services for the Glen Burnie resident were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Kirkley-Ruddick Funeral Home, 421 Crain Highway South, Glen Burnie.

He retired in 1980. He had operated Joe's Shoe Repair in Glen Burnie for 13 years. Before that the shop was on North Patterson Park Avenue.

A native of Washington, Pa., he moved to Baltimore before serving in the Navy during World War II. He also saw service during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, the former Marie Angyelof, and several nieces and nephews.

Eldon B. Arbogast

Worked for Coast Guard

Eldon B. Arbogast, a retired employee of the painting department of the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, died Saturday of emphysema at Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland. He was 67.

Services for the Mountain Lake Park resident were scheduled at 11 a.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave. S.W., Glen Burnie.

Before moving to the Garrett County community four years ago, the native of Horton, W.Va., lived in the Severn area for many years.

He worked at the Coast Guard Yard for 20 years before his retirement in 1987. Earlier, he had worked for construction companies, painting steel.

He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War.

Mr. Arbogast was married for 27 years to the former Ella Mae Bolin, who died in 1988.

His survivors include three brothers, William Arbogast of Severn, Robert Arbogast of Hanover and Franklin Arbogast of Oxnard, Calif.; and four sisters, Cheryl Williams of Crownsville, Violet Alcorn of Glen Burnie, Mabel Danza of Melbourne beach, Fla., and Gwendolyn Williams of San Jose, Calif.

Barbara McDonnell

Business professor

Barbara A. McDonnell, assistant professor of business at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, died Saturday of a brain tumor at Stella Maris Hospice.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. McDonnell, who was 51 and lived on St. Dunstans Road, was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N.Charles St.

She began teaching part time at the college in 1979, became an assistant professor full time after earning a master's degree in business administration at Loyola College in 1982 and was selected to chair the department at Notre Dame in 1988. She taught in day, weekend and graduate programs.

The former Barbara A. Bracken was a native of Baltimore, a graduate of Mount St. Agnes High School and a 1965 graduate of the College of Notre Dame, where she majored in mathematics.

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