Jon Bock, 74, research engineerA memorial service for Jon...

April 05, 1996

Jon Bock, 74, research engineer

A memorial service for Jon Bock, retired chief engineer for research and development at American Bank Stationery, will be held at 2 p.m. April 13 at the Church of the Resurrection, Bridge Road and Anchor Drive in Joppa.

He died of complications from surgery March 19 at Franklin Square Hospital. The Joppatowne resident was 74.

Born in Germany to Danish parents, he grew up in Copenhagen and graduated from the Graphics Arts Institute in Sweden before the outbreak of World War II. During the war, he was a member of the Danish Underground in Copenhagen and helped many Jews escape persecution by the Nazis, said a daughter, Diann Woody of Joppa.

For many years after the war, he was a translator for the British Army. In 1953, he immigrated to the United States, arriving in Pittsfield, Mass., where he met Jean Taylor. They married in 1955.

That year, he joined General Electric Co. in Pittsfield as a development engineer. In 1959, he became a U.S. citizen and moved to Endicott, N.Y., where he worked for IBM developing and patenting the computer punch card.

In 1964, he became vice president in charge of production for Herald Printery in Louisville, Ky., and served on the committee that developed micro-numerals on checks.

In 1970, when Herald Printery was acquired by American Bank Stationery he joined the ABS plant on Pulaski Highway in Rosedale and helped establish ABS's research and development department. He retired in 1988.

He was a member of several organizations in the engineering and printing industry from which he received numerous awards and honors.

Other survivors include his wife; another daughter, Lynn Gnau of Louisville; a sister, Inge-Lise of Copenhagen; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Angelo V. Glorioso, 68, attorney in Baltimore Co.

Angelo V. Glorioso, a retired attorney and longtime Catonsville resident, died Sunday of complications of liver disease at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 68.

Mr. Glorioso, who retired from private practice in 1986, worked from 1972 to 1981 in the Baltimore County office of the public defender and was an assistant county state's attorney from 1966 to 1967.

Born and raised in West Baltimore, he was a 1945 graduate of Calvert Hall College. He served in the Navy for a year, then earned an accounting degree from the Baltimore College of Commerce in 1952 and a law degree from the Mount Vernon School of Law in 1955.

Active in Democratic politics, he ran unsuccessfully for a state Senate seat in 1966. He also enjoyed painting in oils.

Services were held yesterday. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Frances Schaub; three sons, Michael A. Glorioso of New Market, Vincent L. Glorioso of Montreal and Dennis C. Glorioso of Derry, N.H.; a sister, Shirley Rogers of Catonsville; and 10 grandchildren.

Frederick E. Sahlin Sr., 83, machinist

Frederick Emil Sahlin Sr., a machinist at Crown Cork & Seal Co. for 42 years, died of a heart attack Sunday at his Northwood home. He was 83.

He retired in 1977 from the East Baltimore company. He worked on the family tobacco and dairy farm near Annapolis before moving to Baltimore in 1934.

He was born in Annapolis and was a 1930 graduate of Annapolis High School and attended the University of Maryland. In 1940, he married Nellie McCormack, who died in 1988.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Wednesday. He is survived by a son, Frederick E. Sahlin Jr. of Northwood; a daughter, Patricia E. Sahlin of Northwood; a brother, Oscar Sahlin of Annapolis; and two sisters, Hilda Franz of Baltimore and Emily Dodge of Annapolis.

Helen D. Heaton, attorney

A memorial service for Helen D. Heaton, a retired Baltimore attorney, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow in the theater at Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St. The Bolton Hill resident died of cancer March 6 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Pub Date: 4/05/96

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