Marion L. Mullinix Retired steel worker

July 25, 1993

Marion L. Mullinix, a retired steel worker, died Thursday at Northwest Hospital Center after a heart attack. He was 89.

Mr. Mullinix retired in the late 1960s after working 31 years at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant. From 1922 to 1933, he worked at Springfield State Hospital in Sykesville as a graduate nurse.

During his rettirement, Mr. Mullinix enjoyed watching and feeding birds, especially the hummingbirds that drank from a feeder in his Hebbville back yard.

He also enjoyed camping in the Mid-Atlantic region in summer and in Bradenton, Fla., in winter.

Mr. Mullinix had been a Freemason since 1943, when he joined the Patmos Lodge No. 70 in Ellicott City. He was a member of the Boumi and Scottish Rite temples in Baltimore and the Order of the Eastern Star, Woodlawn Chapter No. 101.

For about 45 years, he was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church in Hebbville.

He was born in Damascus in Montgomery County and attended schools there.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Loring-Byers Funeral Home, 8728 Liberty Road, Randallstown.

Mr. Mullinix is survived by his wife of 41 years, the former Ruth Tegeler: a sister, Mamie Jane Shank of Stafford Springs, Conn.; and a step-daughter, Betty Jane Murphy of Baldwin.

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