Lucille C. Paulson, 104, teacher and homemakerLucille C...

December 25, 1996

Lucille C. Paulson, 104, teacher and homemaker

Lucille C. Paulson, a former Baltimore resident and homemaker, died in her sleep Dec. 10 at Brooke Grove Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Sandy Spring. She was 104.

The former Lucille Crowl was born in 1892, the daughter of H. Webster Crowl Sr., a lawyer, real estate developer and member of the Baltimore City Council in the 1880s. He also was president of North Avenue Electric Railway, which operated some of the first electric streetcars in the city.

She was educated in city schools and earned her teaching certificate at Towson State Normal School. She taught in the Montgomery County school system.

In 1920, she married Dr. Christen T. Paulson, a chiropractor and Marine who was blinded while serving in France during World War I, and settled in Walbrook Junction.

She met Dr. Paulson at Evergreen, a former rehabilitation center for blinded war veterans here. He built a large practice that included a number of prominent Baltimoreans. He died in 1958.

Mrs. Paulson was a longtime member of Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church in Woodbrook.

A memorial service is scheduled for 2: 30 p.m. Jan. 7 at Brooke Grove Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

She is survived by a son, Morton C. Paulson of Silver Spring; two granddaughters; and a great-grandson.

W. Ernest Issel, former executive vice president and chief financial officer of McCormick & Co. Inc., died Monday after a lengthy illness at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He was 86.

Mr. Issel joined McCormick as manager of sales, marketing and research in 1946. He was named executive vice president and chief financial officer in 1973 and retired in 1976.

The Philadelphia native graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., in 1934. He moved to Baltimore in 1946 after serving four years in the Navy during World War II. He was a lieutenant commander when he was discharged.

Mr. Issel had served on the board of directors of Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co. and T. Rowe Price & Associates Inc.

He had been a member of the Lehigh Club of Maryland, the Lehigh Alumni Association, the Naval Academy Officers' Golf Association, the Baltimore Country Club, the Merchants Club and the Annapolis Yacht Club.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, the former Margaret M. Barnard; two sons, William E. Issel Jr. and Peter Issel, both of Baltimore; a daughter, Susan Anne Handschuh of Ellicott City; ,, nTC and three grandsons.

David M. Gordon, 40, supermarket meat cutter

Services were held Dec. 14 for David M. Gordon, 40, a meat cutter who was found slain Dec. 9 in his Brooklyn Park home.

He worked for 13 years as a meat cutter for Valu Food Supermarkets and for the past three months at Box and Save of Glen Burnie. He also worked part time for Wagner's Food Service.

Mr. Gordon was born in Clarksville in Howard County and was raised in Glenelg. He was a 1974 graduate of Glenelg High School.

He is survived by a son, Devon M. Gordon; and a daughter, Sabrina M. Gordon, both of Brooklyn Park; his father, Douglas R. Gordon of Brooklyn Park; a sister, Lori Wells of Finksburg; and an aunt, Norma Kramer of Glenwood.

Memorial donations may be made to the Gordon Trust Fund, c/o Signet Bank, 4115 Ritchie Highway, Baltimore 21225.

Pub Date: 12/25/96

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