Paul EdmistonWelding teacherPaul Edmiston, a retired...

August 16, 1994

Paul Edmiston

Welding teacher

Paul Edmiston, a retired teacher of welding, died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications after heart surgery. He was 81 and lived in Forest Hill.

He taught welding for about 10 years at the Orange Coast Community College in Costa Mesa, Calif., retiring in 1980. He had moved to California in the late 1960s.

He was born in Rome, where his American father worked. He came to the United States at the age of 18 and attended the University of Iowa and the University of Nebraska.

He came to Baltimore in 1941 and worked during World War II as a welder at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant, where he introduced the use of X-rays to check the quality of welds. He then was a laboratory supervisor at the Army Chemical Center at Edgewood Arsenal.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church, 812 Reckord Road in Fallston.

He is survived by his wife, the former Martha K. Pope; a daughter, Victoria E. Flanigan of Towson; two sons, John H. Edmiston of San Diego and James P. Edmiston of Severn; a sister, Victoria Alford of England; 10 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

Sister Anita Hogan

School principal

Sister Anita Hogan, O.S.F., who had been principal of St. Francis School for Special Education, died Sunday of cancer at the motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of Baltimore on Ellerslie Avenue. She was 86 and had been a member of the order for 60 years.

Sister Anita taught in elementary schools in Virginia, Alabama and New York from 1938 until 1953 when she joined the faculty at St. Francis School on Maryland Avenue. Three years later, she was named principal, holding that post until 1981.

From 1981 until 1983 when she retired, she was director of the Chestnut Hill Activity Center at the order's motherhouse.

During retirement, she taught part time at St. Clare's School in Essex and, until 1993, was a tutor at St. Elizabeth's School & Rehabilitation Center on Argonne Drive near the motherhouse.

The former Regina Catherine Hogan was a native of Baltimore. She earned a bachelor's degree at Manhattan College and a master's degree at Loyola College. She also did graduate work at the Ypsilanti, Mich., Teachers College, the Catholic University and the Johns Hopkins University.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at the motherhouse, 3725 Ellerslie Ave.

G; Her survivors include a niece, Jean Clark of Baltimore.

Donald G. Bounds

Lutherville accountant

Donald G. Bounds, an accountant who raced Standardbred horses, died Sunday of cancer at his home in Lutherville. He was 66.

He was a partner for more than 20 years in the Baltimore tax service firm of Bert, Bell and Bounds, which was previously known as Katz and Bounds.

He came to Baltimore in 1959 from Salisbury while working for the Baltimore Life Insurance Co.

Born in Salisbury, he was a graduate of Wicomico High School and attended St. John's College in Annapolis before earning an accounting degree from the University of Baltimore.

He served in the Army during the Korean War.

He was an owner and breeder of Standardbred horses that he raced at trotting tracks in the Middle Atlantic area. He was a member of the Maryland Trotters Association.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Bethesda United Methodist Church in Salisbury.

He is survived by his wife, the former Eleanor Adkins; a daughter, Alicia Bounds of Lutherville; his mother, E. Lucille Bounds of Salisbury; and a grandson.

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