Sammy Adrian Trawinski, 28, auto mechanicSammy Adrian...

April 02, 1996

Sammy Adrian Trawinski, 28, auto mechanic

Sammy Adrian Trawinski, a former automobile mechanic, died Saturday of complications of acquired immune deficiency syndrome at the Stella Maris Hospice at Mercy Medical Center. The Baltimore resident was 28.

Born Sammy Wickline in Essex, he was adopted at age 4 by an aunt, Ruth Trawinski of Rosedale, and took her surname.

In 1994, he earned a certificate in auto mechanics from Lincoln Technical Institute in Catonsville.

Last summer, he lived in Ocean City and worked for the resort's traffic division. He had to stop working because of his illness and moved to the home of a sister, Beth Cooper of Southeast Baltimore, in November.

A service is scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Cvach-Rosedale Funeral Home, 1211 Chesaco Ave.

In addition to Ms. Trawinski and Ms. Cooper, survivors include his father, Sammy A. Wickline of Dundalk; his birth mother, Joyce Lippa Murphy of Dundalk; and two sisters, Christine Weaver of Lancaster, S.C., and Deena Newlon of Baltimore.

Robert Eugene Parson, 42, emergency room worker

Robert Eugene Parson, who had been an emergency room worker at Bon Secours Hospital, died there March 25 of heart failure. The Baltimore resident was 42.

The Chambersburg, Pa., native earned a licensed practical nurse certificate from the Franklin County (Pa.) Area Vocational Technical School in 1986.

He moved to Dundalk later that year and began working at Bon Secours.

He retired in 1994 because of a disability.

A memorial service will be held at 7: 30 p.m. today at St. Martin's Roman Catholic Church, Fayette Street at Fulton Avenue.

Survivors include his wife, the former Cathy Marie Grove, whom he married in 1972; a son, Anthony E. Parson of Baltimore; his mother, Alice Starliper of Chambersburg; three sisters, Connie Shumaker and Cheryl Hunterberger, both of Shippensburg, Pa., and Peggy Guise of Chambersburg; and three stepbrothers, Harold and Dennis Starliper, both of Shippensburg, and Jack Starliper of Chambersburg.

Mabel Foehrkolb, 77, longtime Essex resident

Mabel Foehrkolb, who came to Baltimore from West Virginia during World War II, died Friday of pancreatic cancer at her home in Essex. She was 77.

She was born Mabel Pritt in Hacker Valley, W.Va., and worked in Aberdeen during the war.

Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Ave.

Survivors include her husband, Albert Foehrkolb, whom she married in 1960; two daughters, Brenda Long and Cheryl Sturgill; and two sons, Jerry Cutlip and Terry Mollahan, all of the Baltimore area. Also surviving are five sisters, Gladys Brass of Augusta, W.Va.; Freda Covert of Morgantown, W.Va.; Maxine Ring of Winona, Minn.; Pat Perkins of Punta Gorda, Fla.; and Carol Gum of Webster Springs, W.Va.; two brothers, Keith Pritt of Pasadena and Kenny Pritt of Webster Springs; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

William Elmer Moeller, 85, electrical engineer

William Elmer Moeller, a retired electrical engineer and Baltimore native, died of heart failure Saturday, his 85th birthday, at Moravian Manor Nursing Center in Lititz, Pa.

He was a civilian worker for the Navy in Puerto Rico during World War II. He later worked in New York City, Baltimore and Lancaster, Pa., where he retired in 1973 as general foreman for Armstrong Cork Co., now Armstrong World Industries.

He was a member of St. James Roman Catholic Church in Lititz, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today.

Survivors include his wife, the former Ann Miller, whom he married in 1933; a daughter, Ann Moeller Boyd of Lancaster; a brother, G. Edwin Moeller of Rockville; two granddaughters; and two great-grandsons.

Calvert E. Odenheimer, 80, Exxon accountant

Calvert E. Odenheimer, an accountant for Exxon Corp. for 40 years, died Wednesday of heart failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The Guilford resident was 80.

L He began his career in 1935 with the former Standard Oil Co.

He joined the Army Air Corps in 1938. He retired as a major from the Air Force Reserves in 1976.

The Washington, D.C., native grew up in Kentucky and earned an accounting degree from the University of Baltimore in 1933.

In 1943, he married the former Dorothy Evans, who died last year.

Services are scheduled for 10: 30 a.m. today at St. John's Episcopal Church Huntingdon, 3009 Greenmount Avenue.

He is survived by a son, Burr P. Odenheimer of Guilford; and a brother, Frank G. Odenheimer of Nags Head, N.C.

Pub Date: 4/02/96

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