Richard S. ClarkMerchandise supervisorRichard Stockton...


February 26, 1993

Richard S. Clark

Merchandise supervisor

Richard Stockton Clark, a retired merchandising supervisor for Montgomery Ward & Co., died of cancer Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore.

He retired in 1984 after 34 years at the retailer.

The 69-year-old Loyola College graduate was born in Baltimore and moved to Severna Park in 1972. He also maintained a home in Pompano Beach, Fla.

He was a Navy officer in World War II, serving in the European Theater. He participated in track and field events at the Senior Olympics and volunteered at the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in Tampa, Fla.

Mr. Clark was a member of the Boumi Temple of Baltimore, Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, Chartwell Golf and Country Club, and the Fort Lauderdale Shrine Club.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Dolly Clark of Severna Park; three daughters, Joyce Fisher-Hills of Silver Spring, Anne Clark Devaney of Baltimore and Bonnie Fisher of Queenstown; two sons, Richard S. Clark II of New Providence, N.J., and Mark Clark of Baltimore; and six grandchildren.

Services were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Transfiguration Episcopal Church in Silver Spring with burial at Lorraine Park Cemetery in Baltimore.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, c/o Boumi Temple, 4900 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21210.


Susan C. Adkins

Glen Burnie native

Susan Carole Adkins, who lived in Glen Burnie all her life, died Monday of cancer at St. Agnes Hospital.

The 44-year-old homemaker was a member of the Glen Burnie United Methodist Church.

Services were to be conducted at 1 p.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave. S.W., Glen Burnie. Burial will follow at Glen Haven Memorial Park in Glen Burnie.

She is survived by two sons, David A. Adkins and Michael S.

Adkins, both of Glen Burnie, and two grandchildren.

Beatrice V. Cole

Md. native, homemaker

Beatrice Virginia Cole, who lived in the Baltimore area for nearly 60 years, died suddenly Tuesday from natural causes in Glen Burnie.

The 88-year-old Maryland native was a homemaker who lived in Brooklyn Heights. Mrs. Cole, wife of the late George M. Cole, was a member of the Brooklyn United Methodist Church.

Services were to be conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave. S.W., Glen Burnie, with burial in the Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Ms. Cole is survived by four sons, George D. Cole of Kissimmee, Fla., William H. Cole of Glen Burnie, Melvin M. Cole of Arnold and Ronald C. Cole of Severna Park; two daughters, Beatrice M. Teal of Kissimmee and Doris E. Price of Glen Burnie; a brother, Woodward Haines of Junction City, Kan.; two sisters, Helen Snyder and Bess Glodek of Pasadena; 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Ann Marie Duva

Retired secretary

Ann Marie Duva, a retired executive secretary for the Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., died Saturday of cancer at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

The 68-year-old Fullerton resident retired in 1990 after 23 years with Whiting-Turner and 11 years with the Bollinger-Leland Co., another contractor. After her retirement, she worked part time for the Medix Co.

She did volunteer work at the Good Samaritan Hospital and was a member of the Towson Branch of the National Business and Professional Women of America.

Born in Baltimore, she was a 1943 graduate of Patterson Park High School.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday.

Her survivors include a brother, Joseph Duva of Baltimore; a niece; a grandniece; and a great-grandnephew.

Robert Colston Sr.

Retired salesman

Robert M. Colston Sr., a retired salesman for the Paturzo Block Co. who was active in the United Methodist Church, died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital of pneumonia as a complication from heart surgery.

The 81-year-old Lutherville resident retired from the concrete block company in 1976 after 25 years of service. Earlier, he worked for what then was the Glenn L. Martin Co.

Born in Northern Virginia and reared in Berryville, he had worked for tree surgery and landscaping companies and as an independent tree surgeon there before moving to Baltimore in the early 1940s.

He was a former member of the board of the Northwood-Appold United Methodist Church and was active in the United Methodist Men there, at the Timonium United Methodist Church and finally at the Towson United Methodist Church. A former Baltimore Conference lay leader, he also had served in the 1960s and 1970s as secretary of the Board of Child Care of the conference. Mr. Colston was a member of the Tuscan Lodge of the Masons.

Services were conducted yesterday.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Atwell; two sons, Robert McVeigh Colston Jr. of Oklahoma City and Gerald Barr Colston of Glen Arm; twin daughters, Bonnie Dahlberg of Casselberry, Fla., and Brenda Lipinsky of Carney; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Louis A. Krebs Jr.

Chemist, consultant

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