Edward J. McKewen Jr., 69, former postmasterEdward J...

September 27, 1996

Edward J. McKewen Jr., 69, former postmaster

Edward J. "Mickey" McKewen Jr., former postmaster of the Brooklyn Park and Halethorpe-Arbutus branches of the U.S. Postal Service, died after a long illness Sept. 6 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 69 and lived in Linthicum Heights.

Born in Baltimore, he was educated at St. Rose of Lima School, Calvert Hall College and the Johns Hopkins University. He was a mail carrier, then a supervisor and was postmaster at the Brooklyn Park and Halethorpe-Arbutus post offices for 19 years before he retired in 1984.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Holy Trinity Council and St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn, where a Mass of Christian burial was offered Sept. 10.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ethel L. Weaver; three daughters, M. Patricia McKewen Amato of Rossville, Michele A. Baylor of Eldersburg, Janet C. Farrell of Ellicott City; and six grandchildren.

Navy Cmdr. Kip O'Connor, 56, served on submarines

Retired Navy Cmdr. Kip O'Connor, a 26-year veteran who served on submarines, died Tuesday of cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 56.

Born into a Navy family in Coronado, Calif., Commander O'Connor graduated from the Naval Academy in 1962 and chose submarine duty. He earned a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif.

He married Sarah Whitener in 1963, and the couple settled in Annapolis in 1978. Commander O'Connor retired from the Navy in 1988.

His decorations included the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Unit Citation, National Service Defense Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the Naval Academy Chapel.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Kip O'Connor II and James Michael O'Connor, both of Annapolis; a daughter, Katie O'Connor of Annapolis; his mother, Jane Dorothy O'Connor of Annapolis; a brother, Michael G. O'Connor II of Morristown, N.J.; and a sister, Lucile O'Connor of Woodbridge, Va.

Dr. John B. Littleton, 67, medical center president

Dr. John B. Littleton, who had a medical practice in eastern Baltimore County for nearly 40 years, died Sept. 13 of an aneurysm at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 67 and lived in Timonium.

Dr. Littleton was founder and president of Eastpoint Medical Center in Eastpoint, which he operated from 1957 to 1995.

He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland in 1952 and a medical degree from UM in 1956.

At his death, he was medical director of Primark Physician Services and president of the PrimeMed Physician Organization. was former president and board member of the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians and founder of the Eastpoint Nursing Home.

Services were held Sept. 17.

Survivors include his wife, the former Virginia Meyer, whom he married in 1954; two sons, John Jr. and Scott Littleton, both of Baltimore; two daughters, Susan Valle and Barbara Pieper, both of Baltimore; a brother, Michael Littleton of Annapolis; a sister, Blakely Mechau of Colorado; and 11 grandchildren.

Barbara Gray Warfield, 65, Woodbine homemaker

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Union Chapel Road and Route 97 in Glenwood, for Barbara Gray Warfield, a Woodbine homemaker who died Aug. 26 from complications from a stroke. She was 65.

She was born Barbara Gray in Wilmington, Del., and married Robert M. Warfield in 1982. The couple lived at The Quarry on the Cattail Farm in Woodbine.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two sons, John N. Judge and Robert Scott Judge, both of Wilmington; three sisters, Sherrill Nash of Baltimore, Nicole Myers of Pennsylvania and Barbara J. Wyer of Wilmington; a stepson, Robert M. Warfield Jr. of Homer, N.Y.; a stepdaughter, Jean W. Rosmarin of Jefferson City, Mo.; and two grandchildren.

Thomas Charles Nugent, 71, a former city prosecutor and attorney for federal agencies, died Sept. 15 of heart failure at his Southwest Baltimore home.

The Baltimore native graduated from Loyola High School in 1943 and Loyola College in 1949. He earned a law degree from the University of Baltimore in 1952.

The World War II Army Air Corps veteran married Jane Elizabeth Kane in 1950. She died in 1994.

Services were held Sept. 20. Mr. Nugent is survived by a son, Thomas C. Nugent Jr. of Finksburg; two daughters, Jane D. Nugent of Baltimore and Bridget Nugent-Szura of Cary, N.C.; two brothers, Robert E. and James L. Nugent, both of Baltimore; and a sister, Mary Baumann of Baltimore.

Correction

Sarah Ida J.H. Goldsborough: An obituary in yesterday's editions of The Sun incorrectly stated the number of great-grandchildren and the age of Sarah Ida J. H. Goldsborough, who died Sept. 20 of cardiac arrest at her Easton home. She was 105 and had 35 great-grandchildren.

The Sun regrets the errors.

Pub Date: 9/27/96

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