Clare Coriell Hardy, 92, Bryn Mawr teacherClare Coriell...

July 28, 1996

Clare Coriell Hardy, 92, Bryn Mawr teacher

Clare Coriell Hardy, a mathematics and science teacher at the Bryn Mawr School for 42 years, died Wednesday of undisclosed causes at Broadmead Retirement Community in Cockeysville. She was 92.

A lifelong Baltimore resident, Ms. Hardy graduated from Bryn Mawr School on West Melrose Avenue in 1922, and Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania in 1926 before returning to the school to teach math.

She was math department head and assistant headmistress at Bryn Mawr before she retired in 1969.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.

Ms. Hardy is survived by three nephews, William G. S. Hardy of Wilmington, Del., Laurence K. Harper and George E. Hardy III, both of Baltimore; and a niece, Elizabeth Hardy Spence of McLean, Va.

John Hill Lewis, 73, World War II veteran

John Hill Lewis, an industrial hose company executive who served as a Navy navigator in World War II, died of lung cancer Wednesday at his Lutherville home. He was 73.

Mr. Lewis, who played the cornet in bands while growing up in Montrose, Pa., was a personnel administrator for Bendix Corp. when he transferred to Baltimore in 1954.

His wife, Joan Mackey Lewis, and he settled in Timonium, but they moved to Lutherville in 1965. That same year, he left Bendix to become vice president of Lonsdale & Holtzman. Later, he became president of Woodmar Limited. Both companies sold industrial and hydraulic hoses. He retired in 1984.

Services are scheduled for today in Montrose.

In addition to his wife of 52 years, Mr. Lewis is survived by two daughters, Nancy L. Svehla of Baltimore and Jane L. Holland of Westminster; a son, David B. Lewis of Bel Air; and four grandchildren.

James Timothy Owens, 45, Carroll Interiors employee

James Timothy Owens, who worked for drywall contractors in Baltimore and built racing cars, died of heart disease July 17 at Northwest Hospital Center. He was 45 and lived in Randallstown.

He worked for Carroll Interiors in Baltimore until illness forced him to leave in 1994. Earlier, he worked for Dry-Wall Systems in Baltimore for 16 years.

The Randallstown native graduated from Woodlawn High School 1968 and was drafted into the Army in 1970, serving as a cook until he was discharged in 1972.

Services were held July 21. Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Terri; a daughter, Brandi Owens of Randallstown; a stepdaughter, Trisha Burgess of Baltimore; two sisters, Betty Sharp and Margie Reynolds, both of Baltimore; and two grandsons.

Pub Date: 7/28/96

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