Carol H. Smink, 54, radiologic technicianA memorial...

April 19, 1996

Carol H. Smink, 54, radiologic technician

A memorial service for Carol H. Smink, a radiologic technician and horsewoman, will be held at 3 p.m. today at St. Mark's-On-The-Hill Episcopal Church, 1620 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville.

The former Timonium resident died of an intestinal obstruction Feb. 1 at her home in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where she had lived since December. She was 54.

Her parents taught and lived at McDonogh School for nearly 40 years and it was there she learned to ride and care for horses. She was an exercise girl at Pimlico and Laurel racetracks for 15 years, said her brother, Douglas I. Smink Jr. of Gaithersburg.

For three years, she was an assistant to an equine veterinarian.

After giving up exercising, training and owning thoroughbred horses, she took a two-year course at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology, graduating in 1981 as a radiologic technician. Then she worked for Advanced Radiology in Towson for 12 years.

She graduated from Friends School in 1959 and attended the University of Maryland. .

Other survivors include two aunts; two nephews; and three cousins.

Sarah V. Trout, 69, Essex homemaker

Sarah Vautier Trout, a homemaker, died Monday of heart failure at Franklin Square Hospital. She was 69 and lived in Essex.

Born Sarah Vautier in New Orleans, she married James Joseph Trout in 1949 and they moved to Essex in 1954. Mr. Trout died in 1985.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, 1704 Old Eastern Ave. in Essex.

Survivors include four sons, Wayne Spicer of Dundalk, James Trout Jr. of Essex, William Trout of Essex and Daniel Trout of Aberdeen; three daughters, Baltimore County Del. Diane DeCarlo of White Marsh, Peggy Garcia of Ocala, Fla., and Theresa Wickline of Essex; two brothers, William and Nicholas Crefasi, both of New Orleans; and two sisters, Nora Sherman and Bobbie Giammarese, both of New Orleans; and 18 grandchildren.

John F. Lenfestey, 75, Owens-Corning manager

John F. Lenfestey, a retired service manager for Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp., died April 9 of complications after surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 75.

He moved to the Cedarcroft area in 1977 after retiring from Owens-Corning in Toledo, Ohio, where he had worked since 1950.

Born and raised in Summit, N.J., he earned a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College in 1942 and several years later a master's degree in industrial management from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston.

During World War II, he served with the Army Air Corps and pioneered a method of laying communication lines quickly in a jungle environment. He was discharged with the rank of sergeant in 1945.

He was the first president of Genesis Jobs, a local network of organizations and churches that help people find jobs.

He was an avid golfer, a member of the Woodpeckers, an organization of woodworkers, and a member of the Men's Club of St. David's Episcopal Church, 4700 Roland Ave., where a memorial service will be held at 1: 30 p.m. today .

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Katharine Schelmm; a son, John A. Lenfestey of McLean, Va.; a daughter, Marion W. Bernard of Toledo; a brother, William R. Lenfestey of Ponte Verde, Fla; and a granddaughter.

Daniel B. Miller, 85, insurance salesman

Daniel B. Miller, a retired insurance salesman, died April 11 at the Blakehurst Life Care Community in Towson. The former Ruxton resident was 85.

The Catonsville native retired in 1988 from the Towson office of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.

He attended Friends School and Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va., and served in the Marines during World War II. He was a member of the L'Hirondelle Club and Baltimore Country Club.

Services were private. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former Lee Thomas; a stepdaughter, Lee Yarbo of Ruxton; a sister, Anne Mettee of Clearwater, Fla.; three stepgranddaughters; and three stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Lemuel C. Dunbar, 91, business executive, writer

Lemuel C. Dunbar, a retired business executive and a writer of pulp fiction, died of cancer Sunday at Charlestown Retirement Community where he moved seven years ago. The former Westgate resident was 91.

He joined the American Trading and Production Corp. in 1928 and retired in 1969 as operations vice president in charge of the firm's gas, oil and marine division.

Born in Hampton, N.H., his family moved to Bolton Hill in 1916. He was a 1923 graduate of City College.

He wrote stories about aerial combat in World War I and mysteries -- his nom de plume was Cabot Dunbar -- that were published in popular pulp magazines.

He was married in 1928 to Mayre Catherine White, who died in 1992.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Wednesday. He is survived by a son, William M. Dunbar of Towson; four grandsons; and seven great-grandchildren.

Dale E. Wheatley, 63, district sales manager

Dale E. Wheatley, who had been district sales manager for a Woodlawn-based liquor distributor, died Monday of a heart attack. The Perry Hall resident was 63.

He worked 25 years for F. P. Winner Distributors before leaving two years ago to join the sales and marketing department of the Hess Hotel Group of Edgewood.

Born in Seaford, Del., he graduated with a business degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1954. He served in the Air Force from 1954 to 1959.

In 1960, he came to Baltimore and taught school for a year then joined the Winner firm.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. John's Episcopal Church, 11901 Belair Road in Kingsville.

Survivors include his wife, the former Lois Griggs; a son, Kevin Wheatley of Valley Forge, Pa.; a daughter, Karen Wheatley of Baltimore; his mother, Rebecca Moore of Seaford; and a brother, David Wheatley of Seaford.

Pub Date: 4/19/96

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