John C. HackerNavy veteranJohn C. Hacker, a Navy veteran...


November 24, 1992

John C. Hacker

Navy veteran

John C. Hacker, a Navy veteran of World War II who worked for about six years as a guard at the former main Post Office on Calvert Street, which contains Baltimore City offices and courts, died Sunday of cancer at the North Arundel Hospital. He was 68.

Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave. S.W., in Glen Burnie.

The Glen Burnie resident retired as a guard in 1989. Earlier, he had worked for 17 years for the Maryland Glass Co.

Mr. Hacker was born in Owings Mills. He was a member of the August J. Raveio Post of the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, the former Catherine C. Witt; two sons, William and John C. Hacker Jr., both of Owings Mills; two daughters, Linda Lee Kern and Donna Price, also of Owings Mills; a sister, Dorothy Glaze of Brooklyn Park; and eight grandchildren.

Margaret D. Larsen

Secretary, athlete

Margaret D. Larsen, a retired school secretary who was also a volunteer worker and an athlete, died Friday after an apparent zTC heart attack at her home in Lancaster, Pa.

Services for Mrs. Larsen, who was 71 and had lived in Westview Park before moving to Lancaster in 1991, were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 929 Ingleside Ave.

She retired in 1982 after 22 years as a school secretary, first at Woodmoor Elementary School, then at Randallstown High School.

Born in Baltimore, the former Margaret D. Brohawn was a graduate of Western High School.

From 1979 until 1991, she was a volunteer worker at Baltimore County General Hospital, serving as a patients' representative in the accident room.

In athletics, she won the State Senior Women's tenpin bowling championship in the mid-1980s, and also a bronze medal in bowling in the Maryland Senior Olympics where her awards also included a gold medal and two silver medals in table tennis and two bronze medals in the softball throw.

At the age of 68, she was a right fielder for a Catonsville team of adult women who played softball in a Baltimore County recreation department league.

For two years before that, she was a starting pitcher for the Cats, a men's and women's softball team at the Catonsville Senior Center.

After moving to Lancaster, she bowled in three leagues.

Her first husband, Louis G. Rohnacher, died in 1968. She is survived by her second husband, Lawrence E. Larsen.

Other survivors include two daughters, Patricia Price of Norrisville, Md., and Margaret Wallace of Lancaster; a stepson, L. Michael Larsen of Raleigh, N.C.; a brother, Philip Brohawn of Jefferson, Md.; and two grandchildren.

Philip Feinglass

Flew bomber missions

Philip Feinglass, a retired insurance agent and decorated World War II bombardier, died Sunday of cancer at his home in Northwest Baltimore.

A funeral service for Mr. Feinglass, who was 73, was to be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. Inc., 6010 Reisterstown Road.

Mr. Feinglass retired about three years ago, after 25 years as an agent of the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of City College.

He flew nearly 50 combat missions while a member of the Army Air Forces.

He was a bombardier on B-25 bombers in North Africa, Italy and Sicily and in the China-Burma-India Theater, where his unit provided support for the campaign of Merrill's Marauders to retake land that would link the Burma Road in China with India.

His decorations included the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with eight oak leaf clusters.

An associate member of Hadassah, he was also a member of the Jewish War Veterans.

He is survived by his wife, the former Harriett Hirschhorn; two daughters, Ellen Gordon of Pikesville and Barbara Rothstein of Owings Mills; two brothers, Louis Feinglass of Baltimore and Al Feingloss of Florida; a sister, Theresa Schwartzman of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.

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