Esther A. StalkerOffice workerEsther A. Stalker, a former...

January 29, 1994

Esther A. Stalker

Office worker

Esther A. Stalker, a former office worker, died Monday of pneumonia at a nursing home in Savannah, Ga. She was 92 and lived in New Jersey and Virginia before moving to Savannah about a year ago.

She was born Esther Anderson in New York City and reared in Princeton, N.J. She was a graduate of Rider College in Lawrenceville, N.J.

She was a secretary for the Thermoid Corp. in Trenton and a supervisor for the Educational Testing Service in Princeton before retiring about 20 years ago. Her husband, John W. Stalker, died in 1971.

She was a member of several groups in Princeton, including the Catholic Daughters of America of which she was a regent.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Princeton.

She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy S. Lowe of Savannah and formerly of Towson; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Elliott Delke Nolley

Bank auditor

Elliott Delke Nolley, retired general auditor of the Equitable Trust Co., died Wednesday of heart failure at the Harbor Hospital Center. He was 83 and had lived in Dundalk for many years.

A chartered bank auditor, he began working for Equitable in 1951 and was manager of the Brooklyn branch before becoming general auditor in 1962. He retired in 1974 and became an audit consultant to other banks, including the Clifton Trust Bank, the Union National Bank in Westminster and the Commercial and Farmers Bank in Ellicott City.

Born in Baltimore, Mr. Nolley attended Polytechnic Institute and completed high school at night at City College. Later, he completed educational programs of the American Institute of Banking.

In 1927, he began working for the National Marine Bank, remaining there until shortly after World War II.

Long interested in photography as a hobby, he attended a school for photographers while serving in the Navy during World War II and was assigned as a photographer. He attained the rank of petty officer first class.

Before working at Equitable, he operated his own photography business.

He was a member of the Brooklyn Lions Club, the Anne Arundel County Trade Association and the Brooklyn Business Men's Association.

He was also a member of the Holy Name Society at St. Rita's Roman Catholic Church, Dunglow Road, Dundalk, where a memorial Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Katherine Gray Baker; two daughters, Anna B. Estes of Dundalk and M. Kristin Crouthamel of Catonsville; a brother, Ralph Sturman Nolley of Tallahassee, Fla.; a sister, Elizabeth N. Brocklander of Ocala, Fla.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Supper Table program at St. Rita's Church.

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