Henry M. Adelman Jr.Software engineerHenry Michael Adelman...

June 20, 1994

Henry M. Adelman Jr.

Software engineer

Henry Michael Adelman Jr., a software engineer and a former Marine, died Thursday of a stroke at North Arundel Hospital. He was 58.

Mr. Adelman of Severna Park supervised the design of air defense systems for countries worldwide during his 13 years at the Westinghouse plant near Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

In 1964, he went to work at ITTR Research Institute in Annapolis, where he was a project manager for six years. He then became a project manager at Computer Sciences Corp. in Silver Spring. In 1982, he went to Westinghouse.

Mr. Adelman enjoyed country line dancing. He and his wife of 29 years, the former Linda Lucarelli, had been members of the Just Country line dance club in Pasadena.

Mr. Adelman also loved to sail and travel. The Adelmans had covered the Chesapeake Bay during the course of many sailing trips, Mrs. Adelman said.

Mr. Adelman enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1955 and worked in electronics while stationed in such Quantico, Va., Jacksonville, Fla., and other locations. He was discharged as a sergeant in 1959.

A Baltimore native, Mr. Adelman attended area parochial schools. He graduated from Mount St. Joseph High School in 1954.

He was secretary of the Chess Club and president of the International Relations Club at Loyola College, where he received a bachelor's degree in physics in 1963. He received a master's degree in information systems from George Washington University in 1978.

He was a nations chief at the YMCA Indian Guides in 1978 and was secretary of the Berrywood Community Association in 1982 and a member of the board for the Berrywood Swim and Tennis Club in 1985.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered for Mr. Adelman at 10 a.m. today at St. John the Evangelist Church in Severna Park, where the Adelmans have been members for 23 years.

Besides his wife, Mr. Adelman is survived by his parents, Henry and Margaret Adelman of Baltimore; a son, Jeffrey Adelman of Rockville; a daughter, Kristen Adelman of Severna Park; a brother, Charles Adelman of Orlando; and two sisters, Margaret Schaeffer of Barrington, Ill., and Mary Ford of Baltimore.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount St. Joseph High School development office, 4403 Frederick Ave., Baltimore 21229.

John C. Sutton Jr.

Kent County farmer

John Carvel Sutton Jr., who had been a feed grain and dairy farmer in Kent County for many years, died June 11 of cancer at a hospital in Christiana, Del.

Mr. Sutton, 72, of Kennedyville, had continued to raise grain though he stopped raising dairy cattle about 15 years ago. His dairy herd had been one of the top milk producers in Kent County.

He had been a member of the Interstate Milk Producers Association, the Kent County Agricultural Museum, the Kent County Farm Bureau and the local boards of Agway Inc. and Southern States Petroleum.

He was a vestryman at the Shrewsbury Episcopal Church, near Kennedyville, a former president of the Betterton-Still Pond Lions Club and a member of the C. Henry Price Post of the American Legion in Betterton.

The native of the Kennedyville area served in the Army in Europe during World War II.

Services were held Wednesday at the Shrewsbury Episcopal Church.

Mr. Sutton is survived by his wife of 46 years, the former Anna Mae Ford; a daughter, Beverley Philipp of Kennedyville; a son, John Carvel Sutton III of Baltimore; four brothers, James L. Sutton of Still Pond, and Edward P. Sutton, William H. Sutton and Edgar R. Sutton, all of Chestertown; three sisters, Frances Legg and Mary Elma Sutton, both of Still Pond, and Portia Ann Jones of Glen Burnie; and a grandson.

The family suggested contributions to the Kent Hospice Foundation in Chestertown.

Joseph F. Wagley

Crown Cork retiree

Joseph F. Wagley, a retired salesman for Crown Cork and Seal Co., died June 10 of cancer at his home on Roland Avenue in Baltimore. He was 81.

Mr. Wagley retired in 1972 after 35 years with the company. Earlier, he was in the canning business in Baltimore.

Born in Shrewsbury, Pa., he was a 1931 graduate of Columbia High School in Pennsylvania and a 1935 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, where he studied agricultural and biological chemistry.

Mr. Wagley is survived by a brother, retired Army Dental Corps Col. Philip C. Wagley of Crofton; a sister, Bernice Schaffer of Lancaster, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Tuesday.

Laurence W. Brown

Worked for Navy

Laurence W. Brown III, a native of Baltimore and a retired civilian employee of the Navy, died Wednesday at a hospital in Camden, N.J., after being injured that day in an automobile accident in Atco, N.J. He was 57.

Mr. Brown retired about two years ago as director of safety of resale systems after working for the Navy at Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island, N.Y., since 1974 when he moved to East Brunswick, N.J.

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