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August 26, 1993

Francis J. Harrison

Marketing executive

Francis J. Harrison, retired vice president for marketing at the Noxell Corp., died Monday of a respiratory disease at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

Mr. Harrison, who was 62 and had homes in Stevensville and Sarasota, Fla., retired in 1987 after working for the company since 1963. He was a former resident of Lutherville.

He had earlier done marketing work for Nestle USA.

Born in Jamestown, N.Y., he served in the Air Force during the Korean War.

Mr. Harrison held a bachelor's degree in economics at the Johns Hopkins University.

A memorial service was to be conducted at 3 p.m. today at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

He is survived by his wife, the former Phylis Burke; four daughters, Beth Roemer of Chestertown, Marsha Trantas of Lutherville, Julie Manley of Phoenix, Md., and Christine Harrison of Aventura, Fla.; two sisters, Kay Harp of Wilmington, Del., and Cathy Tracey of Dallas; two brothers, Robert Harrison of Jamestown and James Harrison of Phoenix, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.

Robert T. Stanley

Shoe repairman

Robert T. Stanley, a retired shoe repairman who was active in his church, died Saturday after a heart attack at his home on Harlem Avenue. He was 78.

Mr. Stanley retired about a month ago after working about 10 years at George's Martinizing on Howard Street. He worked previously at a Pennsylvania Avenue shoe store for 15 years.

He began his career in shoe repair at the Wyman Shoe Store on Lexington Street, then worked for many years as a truck driver for the Bickfords restaurants.

The Baltimore native was a 1932 graduate of Carver Vocational Technical High School.

He was a member of the King David Lodge of the Prince Hall Masons.

At his church, the Waters African Methodist Episcopal Church, at 417 Aisquith St., Mr. Stanley had been a member of the stewards board and the Maryland Club and also worked as a volunteer, making calls on the sick.

Services were to be conducted at the church at 7 o'clock this evening.

Mr. Stanley's marriage to the former Mildred L. Ruff ended in divorce. His second wife, the former Doris Thomas, died in 1986.

Survivors include three daughters, Irene McNamara and Cynthia and Aurelia Stanley; a son, Reginald Stanley; four stepdaughters, Nancy Skinner and Jean, Jacqueline and Victoria Cooper; a sister, Catherine Dougherty; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

James D. Farrar

University official

James D. Farrar, a retired official of Washington and Lee University whose sister lives in Chevy Chase, died Tuesday at a Lexington, Va., hospital after a heart attack.

Mr. Farrar, who was 67 and lived in Lexington, retired in 1990 as the university's associate director of special projects. A 1949 graduate of the university who became an administrator in 1952, his posts also had included dean of admissions and associate dean of students.

A native of Old Greenwich, Conn., he was a graduate of the Choate School and served in the Marine Corps in the Pacific during World War II.

A memorial service was to be conducted at 3 p.m. today at the Lexington Presbyterian Church.

In addition to his sister, Irene Heller, his survivors include his wife, the former Anne Scott; two sons, James D. Farrar Jr. of Lexington and D. Scott Farrar of Raleigh, N.C.; a daughter, Anne Williams of Atlanta; and seven grandchildren.

Rosa Halsey-Cloud

Laundry worker

Rosa Mae Halsey-Cloud, a 73-year-old retired laundry worker, died of heart failure Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Mrs. Halsey-Cloud, who lived in the 200 block of N. Broadway, worked as a presser at various local laundries for many years.

She was a native of Chester, S.C., who moved to Baltimore in 1950. She married Edison Cloud in 1956. Mr. Cloud died in 1991.

A member of Christ Temple Church on Pennsylvania Avenue for 25 years, she was a dedicated member of the choir.

Services were to be held at 7:30 p.m. today at Leroy Dyett and Son Funeral Home, 4600 Liberty Heights Ave. in Baltimore.

Mrs. Halsey-Cloud is survived by a daughter, Janie Juanita Howard of Baltimore; two sisters, Janie White of Greensboro, N.C., and Daisy Evans of Baltimore; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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