Carol G. SchweihsComputer programmerCarol Gay Schweihs, a...


November 19, 1992

Carol G. Schweihs

Computer programmer

Carol Gay Schweihs, a computer programmer for Computer Science Inc. at the Johns Hopkins University, died Monday at Union Memorial Hospital after a blood vessel ruptured in her brain.

A Mass of Christian burial for Ms. Schweihs, who was 45 and lived on Roland Avenue, was to be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church, Loch Raven Boulevard and Woodbourne Avenue.

Ms. Schweihs had worked for Computer Science since she moved here from Hartford, Conn., about five years ago.

In Hartford, she had worked for Aetna Life and Casualty Co., as a sales clerk for the J. C. Penney Co., and as a proofreader at the Hartford Courant.

A native of Toledo, Ohio, she was reared in Minneapolis, where she was a graduate of Regina High School.

She was also a licensed hot-air balloon pilot and was most active while she lived in Connecticut.

Her survivors include two sons, Joseph M. Mancini of Jessup and Dante P. Mancini of Columbia; a daughter, Jennifer D. Mancini of Baltimore; her parents, Michael and Marguerite Schweihs of West Hartford, Conn.; two brothers, Michael J. Schweihs of Boston and Peter A. Schweihs of San Diego; and two sisters, Margaret A. Yorita of Honolulu and Mary C. Gallagher of Olney.

Sister Redempta

Notre Dame secretary

Sister Mary Redempta Ott, S.S.N.D., retired secretary in the provincial office of her order, died Tuesday in the health center at her order's motherhouse after a stroke.

A Mass of Christian burial for Sister Redempta, who was 87, was to be offered at 10 a.m. today in the chapel of Villa Assumpta, the motherhouse of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, 6401 N. Charles St.

Sister Redempta retired in 1988 after working in the provincial office at the motherhouse since 1965. Her duties had included serving as secretary to the provincial of the order and maintaining the records of the nuns of the province.

From 1942 until 1965, she was a member of the staff of the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and was the college's treasurer for the last 16 years.

Before then, she was a secretary to a nun in Malden, Mass., who wrote elementary school readers the order published for its schools.

Earlier, she held teaching or staff positions at St. Joseph's Elementary School in New York City; Holy Angels Academy in Fort Lee, N.J.; St. Boniface School in Rochester, N.Y.; and Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Baltimore.

The former Julia Ott was a native of Philadelphia, where she was educated at St. Boniface elementary and business schools.

She did secretarial work in Philadelphia for five years before entering the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1925.

Her high school education was completed at the Institute of Notre Dame, where the order's motherhouse was then located.

She later earned a bachelor's degree at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

She is survived by two sisters, Marie Beam and Theresa Ott, both of Philadelphia; and many nieces and nephews.

Rev. James Hannan

Ex-St. Martin's pastor

The Rev. James Hannan, O.F.M.Cap., former pastor of St. Martin's Roman Catholic Church in Baltimore, died Monday of cancer at a hospital in Pittsburgh.

A Mass of Christian burial for Father James was to be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Augustine Church at the provincial headquarters of the Capuchin Franciscan Friars in Pittsburgh.

He was pastor of St. Martin's, at Fulton Avenue and Fayette Street, from 1970 to 1974. Earlier, he was the order's local superior and director of a school for new brothers at SS. Peter and Paul Monastery and Church in Cumberland.

He was also a chaplain at veterans hospitals in Martinsburg, W.Va.; Coatesville, Pa.; and Washington.

Father James taught at schools and seminaries of his order in Pennsylvania and was assigned to churches in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

A native of Rochester, Pa., he entered the Capuchin Franciscan Friars in 1944 and was ordained in 1950.

He was a graduate of St. Fidelis College in Herman, Pa.; St. Fidelis College in Victoria, Kan.; and the Capuchin College in Washington. He earned a doctorate at Vanderbilt University in 1978.

He is survived by a brother, Charles J. Hannan of Beaver, Pa.

Dorothy M. Pindell

Haussner's waitress

Dorothy M. Pindell, who was a waitress at Haussner's Restaurant for more than 30 years, died Monday at Union Memorial Hospital of heart and respiratory failure.

Services for Mrs. Pindell, who was 79 and lived in the Westminster House apartments, were to be conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at the Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road.

She retired in 1977 from the Highlandtown restaurant. During World War II, she was a timekeeper for the Maryland Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.

Known as Dottie, the former Dorothy Yeager was a native of Baltimore who lived in Highlandtown for many years. Her husband of 59 years, Howard A. Pindell Sr., died in 1988.

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