Beverly StallingsVolunteer, former nurseBeverly Ellinghaus...


August 19, 1993

Beverly Stallings

Volunteer, former nurse

Beverly Ellinghaus Stallings, a volunteer worker and former nurse, died Monday at Sinai Hospital of injuries from a July 29 automobile accident. She was 69.

Mrs. Stallings, who lived in Homeland, had chaired the Villages at Homeland social committee, was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and a member of the Three Arts Club of Homeland. As a young woman, she had worked at Mercy Hospital and then at the Seton Institute. She was a Baltimore native and graduate of Seton High School and the Mercy Hospital Nursing School.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be said at 11 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Clifton "Bud" Stallings; a son, David N. Dell of Oakland, Calif.; and a brother, William M. Ellinghaus of Bronxville, N.Y., and Key West, Fla. Mrs. Stallings' first husband, Joseph N. Dell, died in 1970.

A. Vivian Massey

Hochschild sales clerk

A. Vivian Massey, 78, a former employee of the Heinz Co. in Irvington and Hochschild-Kohn in Baltimore, died Aug. 14 of congestive heart failure at the Broen Memorial Nursing Home in Fergus Falls, Minn.

Mrs. Massey worked as a waitress at Heinz during World War II. She quit to become a homemaker after the war, and then went to work for Hochschild-Kohn as a sales clerk for two decades, retiring in 1970. She moved to Fergus Falls in 1987.

Born in Indianapolis, the former A. Vivian Burkett was a baby when her parents settled in Irvington.

She was in the ninth grade at Gwynns Falls Junior High School when the stock market crashed, forcing her to quit school and work in a dime store.

"My grandparents lost their home in Irvington during the Depression," said daughter Myra L. Wilson of Falls Church, Va. "My mother left school to help with the family income, and she was always disappointed that she wasn't able to attend senior high school."

In 1942, she married Ellsworth A. Bartholow, the father of her two surviving daughters. After divorcing Mr. Bartholow in 1962, she married James W. Massey; he died in 1977.

She attended the St. Joseph Monastery Parish in Baltimore.

She also is survived by daughter Dorothy Ann Heerman of Manassas, Va; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

A requiem Mass was set for 1 p.m. today at Witzke Funeral Home, 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville.

Georgiana Finney

Guilford resident

Georgiana Finney, who had been a volunteer and a member of several local clubs, died Sunday of complications of multiple sclerosis at her Guilford home.

Mrs. Finney, 60, had worked in the early 1950s in the home instruction division of the Calvert School.

More recently, she was a volunteer at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was a member of the Elkridge Club, the Mount Vernon Club and Chapter I of the Colonial Dames of America.

The former Georgiana Gaither Bailliere was born in Baltimore and educated at the Calvert School, Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Conn., and Strayer's Business College. She made her debut at the Bachelors Cotillon.

A memorial service was to be held at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St., Baltimore.

She is survived by her husband, Eben D. Finney Jr.; two sons, Eben D. Finney III of Baltimore and Thomas G. B. Finney of Loch Raven Village; a daughter, Marian Riggs Finney of Arlington, Va.; a sister, Marian Daly of Baltimore; a brother, Thomas H. G. Bailliere of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.

William P. Schnabel

Baltimore architect

William P. Schnabel, retired principal architect in Baltimore City's Bureau of Building Construction, died Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital from complications of a stroke.

Mr. Schnabel, who was 90 and lived on Harford Road in Northeast Baltimore, retired in 1972 after working for the city for 51 years.

He had also designed houses for his father's contracting business, George S. Schnabel & Son, in the 1930s and 1940s.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of City College and studied at the Johns Hopkins University and the Maryland Institute.

A member of the Highland Lodge of the Masons, he also belonged to the York Rite, Boumi Temple and the Southern Maryland Shrine Club.

Mr. Schnabel, who played the piano and the accordion, led an orchestra that played at taverns and social events in the 1920s and 1930s.

He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Hamilton Post of the American Legion and Voiture 113 of the 40 and 8, a service organization of veterans. He was a former member of the Maryland Guard Post of the Legion.

Services were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7001 Harford Road, Baltimore.

Mr. Schnabel is survived by his wife, the former Edith B. Harrold.

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