Charles R. Lusby Sr.Retired tool repairmanCharles Ralph...


November 16, 1992

Charles R. Lusby Sr.

Retired tool repairman

Charles Ralph Lusby Sr., a retired tool repairman for the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., died Oct. 17 of respiratory arrest. He was 93.

Born in Mill Creek, Calvert County, where his parents were farmers and watermen, Mr. Lusby attended public schools there before moving to Baltimore to find work as a young man.

He worked for BG&E for 46 years, retiring in 1968. He moved to Glen Burnie five years ago.

Mr. Lusby was a charter member of Northwood Appold Methodist Church, in Northwood, and was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 229 in Baltimore.

His hobbies included woodworking and whittling, and he liked carving boats and animals. He also was an avid Orioles fan.

Mr. Lusby and his wife spent winters in Orlando, Fla., where he enjoyed fishing.

His wife, the former Myrtle M. Horner, died in 1988 after 59 years of marriage.

Mr. Lusby is survived by a son, Charles R. Lusby Jr. of Frederick; a daughter, Geraldine R. Berge of Glen Burnie; two brothers, Russell Lusby of Baltimore and Don Lusby of Idaho; a sister, Elvira Joy of Severna Park; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Oct. 20. The family suggested memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, Baltimore Central Maryland Chapter, 540 East Belvedere Ave., Suite 202, Baltimore 21212.

Sylvester Grzymski

Retired salesman

Sylvester P. Grzymski, a retired salesman of industrial and packaging supplies in Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Franklin Square Hospital. He was 74.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Clare's Roman Catholic Church, 714 Myrth Ave., Essex.

A native of Nanticoke, Pa., he had lived in Essex since 1940.

He served in the Army during World War II as a tank training instructor at Fort Knox, Ky., and later was stationed for a year in the Philippines.

Mr. Grzymski retired as a salesman in 1982 after working 12 years for Arnold's Sales & Service Inc. in South Baltimore.

Earlier, he worked 27 years for what is now the Martin Marietta Corp. -- first as a sheet-metal worker building airplanes and then in packaging design.

After he retired, he worked for several years part time as a driver for the Bruzdzinski Funeral Home in Essex.

He was a troop chairman and held other leadership positions with the Boy Scouts of America and was active with local civic groups and St. Clare's Church.

He enjoyed traveling, painting watercolors and Bible study during his retirement.

Mr. Grzymski is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Emma Frank; two sons, the Rev. Donald Grzymski, a Franciscan friar in Ellicott City, and Thomas Grzymski of Essex; and a sister, Blanche Estock of Wilkes Barre, Pa.

William C. Warman

Electronics engineer

William C. Warman, 83, a retired electronics engineer, died Oct. 5 of heart failure.

A funeral Mass was offered Oct. 9 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Towson.

Born in West Virginia, he was the son of a Methodist minister.

He graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in electrical engineering in 1929. In 1930, he was hired by the Bell Telephone Co.

In 1933, he married Helen Cumberland. He lived in Washington from 1930 to 1951, and in Chatham, N.J., from 1951 to 1954.

A resident of Towson since 1954, he engineered the studio transmitter links for Washington radio stations in 1941, when many stations were allowed to increase power but were required to move their transmitters away from the city.

Mr. Warman also engineered the telephone lines for the 1949 presidential inauguration, the first to be covered by television.

He engineered the closed-circuit educational television system in Washington County.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Father Bill Warman of Morristown, N.J., C. Diane Chigoanis of Williamstown, N.J., and Sister Patricia Helen, O.S.F., of Pottstown, Pa.; a sister, Laura Titus of Columbus, Ohio; a brother, B. C. Warman of Warren, Ohio; and two grandchildren.

Margaret E. Long

Glen Burnie resident

Margaret E. Long, a lifelong Glen Burnie resident, died Oct. 16 at Maryland Manor Nursing Home.

Services for the 82-year-old Anne Arundel resident were held Oct. 19.

The former Margaret E. Gray enjoyed dancing. Her husband, Louis R. Long, died in 1970.

She is survived by six sons, Louis Wayne Long and Donald Severe, both of Glen Burnie, and Robert Long, Norman Severe, Alfred Severe and William Severe, all of Baltimore; four daughters, Evelyn Matthews and Jeanette Buffington, both of Glen Burnie, Anna Broaders of Denton and Hazel Joyce Elbourn of White Stone, Va.; a brother, Joseph Gray of Baltimore; two sisters, Lena Shifflett of Baltimore and Dolly Hall of St. Mary's County; 31 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren.

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