Jean G. Kneavel, 66, Towson homemaker, golferJean G...

June 12, 1996

Jean G. Kneavel, 66, Towson homemaker, golfer

Jean G. Kneavel, a homemaker and golfer, died Saturday of cancer at her Towson residence. She was 66.

She liked sewing, decorating, baking and crafts. She also enjoyed golfing at Hillendale Country Club, where she was a longtime member.

The former Jean Goszka was born in East Baltimore and graduated in 1948 from Seton High School. She worked for several years as a medical secretary before marrying William S. Kneavel in 1953.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Roman Catholic Church of the Nativity, 1809 Vista Lane in Timonium, where she was a communicant.

In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, William T. Kneavel of Baltimore; four daughters, Sharon K. Kreisberg of Pikesville, Linda K. Fredeking of Brooklandville, Jean K. Mancini of Ocean City and Sally K. Foster of Baltimore; and four grandchildren.

Joseph H. Thieme, 61, sales representative

Joseph H. Thieme, an air-conditioning and refrigeration sales representative, died Saturday of a heart attack at his Jarrettsville residence. He was 61.

He was employed by Aireco Supply Inc., which took over Baltimore Refrigeration, where he worked as a store manager beginning in 1988.

He began his career in 1950 with Roche & Hull. From 1980 to 1985, he was a partner in Century II, an air-conditioning and refrigeration firm.

The Baltimore native was a 1950 graduate of City College.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Messiah Episcopal Church, 5801 Harford Road.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, the former Ann Wills; two daughters, Vearl Joann Rill of White Hall and Tenley Ann Swann of Abingdon; two brothers, Edward Thieme of Pooler, Ga., and Charles Thieme of Pennsylvania; a sister, Mary Virginia Jean of Parkville; and a grandchild.

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Pub Date: 6/12/96

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