C. Charles DiVentiRetired bricklayerC. Charles DiVenti, a...


March 06, 1993

C. Charles DiVenti

Retired bricklayer

C. Charles DiVenti, a retired bricklayer, died Wednesday of cancer at his home in Govans.

Mr. DiVenti, 62, retired a year ago after working for contractors for 41 years through Local 1 of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen.

The Baltimore native was a graduate of the Polytechnic Institute and studied drafting at the old Maryland Institute on Market Place. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War.

A member of the Towson Post of the American Legion and the Govans Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, he also belonged to the Hamelea and Clifton Pleasure clubs.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 5500 York Road, Govans.

He is survived by his wife, the former Rose E. Thompson; four daughters, Patricia R. Mann of Montclair, N.J., Mary R. Dauden of New York City, and Regina R. DiVenti and Theresa R. DiVenti of Baltimore; a son, Joseph J. DiVenti of Jersey City; a brother, Frank DiVenti of Baltimore; four sisters, Carmen Tessler of Glen Burnie, and Rose Eder, Santa Mooney and Mary Wallace, all of Baltimore.

Kathleen Wallace

Cared for elderly

Kathleen Frances Wallace, who cared for the elderly in their homes and in nursing homes before retiring because of ill health three years ago, died Feb. 12 of respiratory disease at her home on Francis Street.

Born in Kodiak, Alaska, the 42-year-old nurse's aide was reared in Seaside, Calif., before the family moved to Baltimore in 1963. She was a graduate of Northern High.

Memorial services were to be conducted at 3 p.m. today at the Evangelical Free Church in Atascadero, Calif.

Survivors include son Paul Noel Jr. of Durham, N.C.; daughter Alicia Michelle Wallace of Atascadero; brothers Harry F. Wallace III of Las Vegas, John D. Wallace of Henderson, Nev., and William C. Wallace of Redlands, Calif., and sister Patricia A. Raine of Atascadero.

The family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to the Greenwood Life Counseling Center in Baltimore.

Dr. Henry L. Haines

Retired physician

Dr. Henry L. Haines, a retired ear, nose and throat specialist, died Feb. 15 in New London, Conn.

He was the identical twin of John S. Haines of Baltimore.

The 81-year-old specialist was the retired chief of the otorhinolaryngology department at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in New London. He was also a consultant at the Westerly Hospital, Naval Hospital at the Submarine Base, Connecticut College and the Coast Guard Academy.

The Philadelphia native graduated from Germantown Academy and Washington and Lee University, then received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University in 1939, where he later was an assistant professor and a member of the University's National Resources Committee.

Dr. Haines, president of the otolaryngological section of the Connecticut Medical Society, was in private practice for 37 years in New London.

In addition to his brother, he is survived by his wife, the former Florence Ewald; two sons, George W. Haines of Madison, Mass., and Henry L. Haines of Boston; a daughter, Virginia E. Haines of Penfield, N.Y., and two grandchildren. He was predeceased by another brother, Dr. Robert Haines.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Johns Hopkins School of Maryland, care of Michael Jones, 720 Runland Ave., Baltimore

21205- 2196, or to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Mary Eugenia West

Nurse for city

Mary Eugenia West, a nurse at the Baltimore Health Department, died unexpectedly on Feb. 9 at her home in Dundalk.

The 59-year-old Porterfield, W.Va., native was a 1954 graduate of the Charleston General Hospital School of Nursing. She also took a postgraduate course in pediatrics at Children's Hospital National Medical Center in Washington.

She later returned to West Virginia, where she worked in pediatrics and general nursing before moving to Baltimore to work at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1959.

The nurse joined the Baltimore Health Department in 1967 and was employed there until her death. While employed by the Health Department, she completed a bachelor of science degree in nursing and a master's in education at the Johns Hopkins University and also studied theology at St. Mary's Seminary.

She is survived by her sister, Lovie G. Dass; her niece, Mary Ann Goff; and her nephew Billy Dass.

A memorial service will be offered in the near future.

Memorial contributions may be made to Agape House, 222 N. Carrollton Ave., Baltimore 21223.

James Robert Carter

Performed electrical work

James Robert Carter, a retired electrical maintenance man for the American Totalizator Co., died Wednesday of heart failure at his home in Westminster.

Mr. Carter, 75, lived in Reisterstown before moving to Westminster five years ago. He retired about a decade ago after about 35 years of service with the betting equipment company. He served in a Navy construction battalion in the Pacific during World War II.

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