Robert Lee Green Jr.Retired priestRobert Lee Green Jr., a...

February 12, 1994

Robert Lee Green Jr.

Retired priest

Robert Lee Green Jr., a native of Baltimore and a retired Episcopal priest who worked with anti-poverty agencies and agencies dealing with disabled children, died Tuesday of prostate cancer at the home of a son in Woodbury, Conn.

Mr. Green, who was 76, retired in 1969 as rector of a church in Wilton, Conn. He then moved to Dorset, Vt., and was executive director of the Bennington-Rutland Opportunity Council. He retired again 10 years ago as director of development for the Vermont Achievement Center.

Earlier, he was assigned to churches in St. Louis, Atlanta and Worcester, Mass.

He attended Calvert School and the Polytechnic Institute and graduated in 1939 from Harvard College, where he was captain of the football team. Later, he was named to an All-American team in an anniversary issue of Sports Illustrated.

His wife, the former Josephine Hyde, died in 1990.

A memorial service was to be held at 11 a.m. today in Manchester, Vt.

He is survived by five sons, Robert Lee Green III of Cambridge, Mass., David Hyde Green of Woodbury, Christopher Webster Green of Rutland, Vt., Jonathan Allerton Green of Providence, R.I., and Richard Burdon Green of West Hartford, Conn.; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Alfred J. Ackerman

Company vice president

Alfred J. Ackerman, a Baltimore native who was vice chairman of a plastics company he started, died Monday of heart failure and pneumonia at a hospital in Philadelphia.

Mr. Ackerman, who was 58 and lived in West Chester, Pa., was vice chairman of the Epsilon Products Co. in Marcus Hook, Pa.

Earlier, he owned and directed Samford Rose Associates, a Wilmington, Del., management consulting firm. He held research and development posts with ARCO Chemical Co., Diamond Shamrock Co. and Rexall Chemical Co.

A graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School, he earned a degree in chemistry at American University in Washington, D.C., and a master's degree in business administration at the University of Pittsburgh.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9 a.m. today at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore National Pike and St. Agnes Lane, in Catonsville.

He is survived by his wife, the former Barbara M. Streett; a son, Michael J. Ackerman of Reading, Pa.; a daughter, Deborah A. Caplinger of Las Vegas; his mother, Mary Hurdel of Catonsville; a brother, Paul Hurdel of Union Bridge; and five grandchildren.

John J. Littley III

Social Security official

John J. Littley III, retired deputy head of payment processing for the Social Security Administration, died Feb. 5 of cancer at his home in Pasadena. He was 66.

He retired eight years ago after working for SSA for 36 years.

He had begun working for the federal agency in his native Philadelphia where he graduated with honors from LaSalle University.

He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War.

Mr. Littley, who played third base in the minor leagues during his youth, coached baseball and basketball teams of the Greater Severna Park Athletic Association, of which he was a board member.

A memorial service is to be held at 1 p.m. today at the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home, Ritchie Highway and Robinson Road, Severna Park.

Mr. Littley is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years, the former Marie Connors; two sons, John J. Littley IV of Baltimore and Joseph Michael Littley of Pasadena; a sister, Joan Mallon of Chalfont, Pa.; and three brothers, Joseph, Michael and Daniel Littley, all of Philadelphia.

Irene E. Dodson

Service postponed

A memorial service for Irene E. Dodson of Baltimore that was planned for 2 p.m. today at Payne Memorial AME Church, 1717 Madison Ave., has been canceled because of inclement weather. It will be rescheduled.

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