Arthur Paul Pickard, 72, school music teacherArthur Paul...

March 02, 1996

Arthur Paul Pickard, 72, school music teacher

Arthur Paul Pickard, a retired Harford County music teacher who was wounded twice in World War II, died of cancer Feb. 15 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was 72.

After his discharge from the Army in 1946, he earned a master's degree in music from the University of West Virginia in Morgantown.

He taught junior high school music in the college town from 1951 to 1960 and then moved to Bel Air to begin teaching in the Harford County public schools. He retired in 1982.

He then worked part time as a salesman for Chesaco RV Sales in Middle River.

Born and educated in Lake Lynn, Pa., Mr. Pickard enlisted in the Army in 1942 and served in the European theater, where he was wounded twice and awarded the Purple Heart with oak-leaf cluster for bravery.

Mr. Pickard was a member of Joseph L. Davis American Legion Post 47 in Havre de Grace and the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Havre de Grace United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, the former Dorothy Williams; a son, Robert Paul Pickard of Bel Air; a daughter, Carol Pickard Dennis of Sparks; four step-daughters, Kerry Ciborowski Delta, Pa., Dawn Hopkins of Stewartstown, Pa., Donna Barker of Havre de Grace and Sandy Cullum of Perryville; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

L His first wife, the former Doris Grace Sheets, died in 1974.

Evans M. Snyder, 51, teacher, coach

Evans "Skip" Monroe Snyder, a retired Baltimore County physical education teacher and sports coach, died of liver cancer at his Cub Hill home Wednesday. He was 51.

Mr. Snyder started teaching at Loch Raven Middle School, then moved to Towson and Dulaney high schools before ending his 29-year career at Pikesville High School.

He coached football, badminton, soccer, indoor track and wrestling. Shortly after he retired Feb. 1, Mr. Snyder received an award from the county school system praising him for his outstanding teaching and coaching.

He also managed the Stoneleigh swim club for 14 years and had been manager at the Hillendale swim club for seven years. His favorite pastime was golf.

After graduating from Red Lion (Pa.) Area High School in 1962, Mr. Snyder completed a bachelor's degree in physical education at West Chester State College in 1966 and later a master's degree.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter, 130 W. Seminary Ave. in Lutherville, where Mr. Snyder was resident poet.

He and his wife, the former Beverly Burnett, were married in 1985.

Other survivors include a son, Brett Snyder of Melbourne, Fla., and his parents, Monroe and Grace Snyder, both of Red Lion.

Edward J. Zaruba Sr., 69, naval architect, rink guard

Edward J. Zaruba Sr., a naval architect descended from a long line of Curtis Bay shipbuilders, died Wednesday of cancer at his home there. He was 69.

He was born and raised not far from the busy Coast Guard shipyard where he began his career as an apprentice shipbuilder in 1943. He was assistant chief of the hull division at retirement in 1982.

For the past five years, he taught ice skating and worked as a rink guard at Rash Field.

Mr. Zaruba, who enlisted in the Navy in 1945 and was heading for Japan aboard a troopship when World War II ended, liked day-hiking and skiing. He also enjoyed Broadway musicals.

He was a lifelong communicant of St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church, Prudence and Church streets, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Jeanne Stumpf; three sons, Edward J. Zaruba Jr. of Brooklyn Park, Gary M. Zaruba of Pasadena, and Robert Zaruba of Curtis Bay; three daughters, Jane Hauhn of Brooklyn Park, Jeanne Zaruba of Curtis Bay, and Susan Hess of Portsmouth, Va.; a brother, William Zaruba of Linthicum; and 14 grandchildren.

Charles Reubell Goldsborough Jr., an attorney who was an expert in worker's compensation law, died Monday at College Manor in Lutherville. He was 76 and had had stroke and heart problems.

A graduate of Loyola College and the University of Maryland School of Law, Mr. Goldsborough was in private practice before becoming an assistant Maryland attorney general, heading the legal department of the State Accident Fund for many years.

An avid genealogist and member of the board of the Sons of the American Revolution, Mr. Goldsborough traced his family line to Sir Richard de Goldsborough of Goldsborough in Yorkshire, who was knighted in the Crusades. The Goldsborough family settled in Maryland in 1670, and its members have served in high political offices dating back to the Continental Congress.

A yachtsman, Mr. Goldsborough was a former member of the Gibson Island Club and enjoyed sailing in the Caribbean. He was a subscriber to the Bachelors Cotillon.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Thursday at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

He is survived by a brother, Robert H. Goldsborough Sr. of Baltimore; a sister, Marjorie Griffin of Frederick; 16 nieces and nephews; and 17 grandnieces and grandnephews.

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