Caroline C. Dorn, 82, educator, volunteerCaroline C. Dorn...

November 07, 1995

Caroline C. Dorn, 82, educator, volunteer

Caroline C. Dorn, a retired educator and volunteer, died Oct. 19 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 82 and lived in Linthicum.

She had administered the Head Start Program at Pumphrey Elementary School during the 1970s and had taught General Educational Development classes.

She was on the board of Anne Arundel County Health Center and coordinator of the Road to Recovery program that arranges transportation for cancer patients to hospitals.

The former Caroline Currie, a native of Smithfield, Texas, earned bachelor's and master's degrees from North Texas State College and a doctorate from Northwestern University.

She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights.

Her husband, Dr. Gerhardt G. Dorn, died in 1990.

A memorial service will be held at noon today at St. John Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road, Linthicum.

She is survived by three daughters, Ami Dorn of Linthicum, Margaret Dorn of New York City and Karen Goalen of London; a brother, James D. Currie of Charlottesville, Va.; two sisters, Lillian Barnes and Catherine Currie, both of Granbury, Texas; and two grandchildren.

Paul A. West, 65, postal service truck driver

Paul A. West, a retired truck driver for the U.S. Postal Service in Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at his home in Surfside Beach, S.C. He was 65.

The Baltimore native and Korean War Army veteran had moved from Glen Burnie to Surfside Beach after retiring in 1990.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. today in Garden City, S.C. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Munch; his mother, Naomi West, and a sister, Cecilia Albrecht, both of Ellicott City.

Thomas Leo Mooney, 72, metallurgical inspector

Thomas Leo Mooney, 72, who retired about 12 years ago as a metallurgical inspector for Armco Steel Co., died Oct. 27 of cancer at his Parkville home.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Oct. 31 for the Baltimore native.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, the former Nancy Lee Brewer; two sons, Thomas L. Mooney III of Stewartstown, Pa., and Richard M. Mooney of Rising Sun; two daughters, Nancy Lee Koerner and Janet Ann Carl, both of Parkville; a brother, Michael L. Mooney of Parkville; six sisters, Marie A. Preller and Helen T. Murphy, both of Towson, Sister Anne Mooney, and Mary E. Daniels, both of Parkville, Margaret P. Rhinehart of Essex and Jane F. Fields of Edgewood; and 13 grandchildren.

Emily L. Hicks, 98, opera costume director

Emily L. Hicks, former costume director for the Baltimore Opera Company, died Oct. 30 after suffering a stroke at her home at the Thirty-Nine Hundred Apartments on Charles Street. She was 98.

Services for the former Emily Louise Kamberger, a native of Halethorpe, were held Thursday.

Her husband, Dr. Hugh Thomas Hicks, a prominent periodontist whom she married in 1922, died in 1985. Survivors include a son, Dr. Hugh F. Hicks of Baltimore; a daughter, Louise Marie Burkley of Baltimore; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Charles R. Watson Sr., 78, bank executive

Charles R. Watson Sr., a retired executive with Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust Co., died Oct. 30 of an aneurysm at his home in Cockeysville. He was 78.

Services for the Mount Washington native were held Thursday. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Effie Mae Kratz; a son, Charles R. Watson Jr. of Columbia; a daughter, Kay W. Ayres of Ocean City; and four grandchildren.

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