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November 29, 1993

Robert Carroll Clark

Insurance executive

Robert Carroll Clark, a retired insurance company executive, died Friday of cancer at his home in Roland Park Place.

Mr. Clark, who was 78, worked for the Equitable Trust Co. for 15 years before joining Home Life Insurance Co. in the early 1950s.

L In 1957, he founded his own company, Clark Insurance Agency.

During World War II he served as a special agent in the Army Counter Intelligence Corps.

Mr. Clark was a 1933 graduate of Forest Park High School and completed sales, banking and insurance courses through Home Life. Many of those courses were taken at the Johns Hopkins University and the American Banking Institute.

In 1941, Mr. Clark married the former Margaret Krause. He and his wife designed and constructed a group of summer resort apartments, Clark's Crosswinds Apartments in Dewey Beach, Del., in 1948. They managed the apartments until they sold them a few years ago.

Mr. Clark was active in the Junior Chamber of Commerce, the American Institute of Banking, the Stoneleigh Community Association, the Quarterback Club, the Baltimore Life Underwriters Society, the General Agents and Managers Association and the Counter Intelligence Corps Association.

He served on the board of directors of Calvert Wholesale Florists and of United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland.

Mr. Clark moved to Roland Park Place two years ago after living in Stoneleigh for 35 years.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Ascension Lutheran Church, 7601 York Road.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Clark is survived by two daughters, June C. Taylor of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jonnie Sullivan of West Bloomfield, Mich.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggested that memorial contributions be made to Ascension Lutheran Church, United Cerebral Palsy of Maryland or Roland Park Place Garden Fund.

Sister Mary Kathleen Caine, SSND, whose career as a nurse spanned 40 years, died Thursday of cancer at the Maria Health Center at Villa Assumpta in Baltimore County. She was 63.

Sister Kathleen graduated from Saint Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Towson in 1951.

She was a staff nurse at Saint Joseph Hospital from 1952 to 1958, then worked as a public health nurse for a year for the Maryland health department.

She entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame, a teaching order that operates the Institute of Notre Dame, Notre Dame Preparatory School and the College of Notre Dame in the Baltimore area, in 1959, and professed her vows after completing training in 1961.

From 1961 to 1962, Sister Kathleen worked as a nurse at the School Sisters of Notre Dame Mother House in Baltimore.

She was director of nurses at Villa Maria, Notch Cliff in Baltimore County, which at the time served as a retirement home for the School Sisters of Notre Dame.

She worked for two years at the Keswick Nursing Home in Baltimore. From 1980 until her retirement in 1992, she worked as a public health nurse in geriatric evaluation services in Baltimore County.

Sister Kathleen had been living in the Providence Community, a convent in Baltimore, for the last year before moving in the last several weeks to the Maria Health Center.

A Baltimore native, Sister Kathleen graduated from Bel Air High School in Harford County in 1947.

A Mass of Christian burial is to be offered at 10 a.m. today at Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles St.

She is survived by her mother, Juanita Rahll Caine of Forest Hill; four brothers, Thomas Brooke Caine and John Caine, both of Forest Hill, Charles Caine of Bel Air, and Richard Caine of Baltimore; four sisters, Lois Evans of Forest Hill, Kay Daniel of Riverton, N.J., Anne Jung of Fallston, and Celeste Caine of Ellicott City; 22 nieces and nephews; and five grandnieces.

Contributions may be made to the retirement fund for the School Sisters of Notre Dame, 6401 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21212.

Joseph Hoffman Jr.

Navy commander

Joseph Francis Hoffman Jr., a retired U.S. Navy commander and Westinghouse Corp. engineer, died of cancer Saturday at his home in Crofton. He was 56.

A 1960 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mr. Hoffman served in the Navy for 22 years, including three years teaching at the Naval Academy and about four years working at the Pentagon.

While at the Pentagon from 1978 to 1982, Mr. Hoffman helped develop several weapons defense systems, including the Phalanx. He joined Westinghouse in 1982, working at the Linthicum plant as a senior engineer on the Airborne Warning and Control System, a weapons defense system.

Born in Upper Darby, Pa., Mr. Hoffman graduated from Archmere Academy in Claymont, Del., in 1954. After graduating from the Naval Academy, he specialized in weapons systems and was stationed aboard the USS Bache, which toured the Mediterranean Sea, the USS Meredith, the USS Talbot, and the USS Jonas Ingram.

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