Emmy Haller, 89, singer, saleswomanEmmy Haller, a German...

February 02, 1997

Emmy Haller, 89, singer, saleswoman

Emmy Haller, a German immigrant who sang operettas and was a saleswoman at a downtown department store, died Tuesday of a stroke at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 89.

The former Emmy Schilling came to Baltimore in 1923 and returned to Germany in 1939. While in Baltimore, she was a lyric soprano at the old Lehmann's Hall on Howard Street.

She married Wilhelm Haller in 1941; they divorced in 1947. She returned to the United States in 1957 and worked at Hutzler Bros. department store until she retired in the late 1960s.

She was a member of the and Zion Lutheran Church. A memorial service was held yesterday.

She is survived by a son, Heinz Haller of Towson.

Joseph A. Jankiewicz, 91, ran family tavern

Joseph A. Jankiewicz, for many years the proprietor of an East Baltimore tavern, died of heart failure Monday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Parkville resident was 91.

Mr. Jankiewicz ran a bar at Eastern Avenue and Register Street that was founded by his father in 1910.

After the death of his father, he took over operation of the bar until retiring in 1987. He sold the bar to a son in 1992.

Mr. Jankiewicz was born and raised at Wagners Point. He was a 1924 graduate of Loyola High School, and studied law at Loyola College.

He was a communicant at St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian burial was offered Friday

He was married in 1927 to Frances Key, who died in 1950. He was married in 1954 to Theresa Byer, who died in 1973.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, the former Ida Ives; two sons, Joseph T. Jankiewicz of Parkville and Edward C. Jankiewicz of Dundalk; two daughters, Dorothea Matuk of Dundalk and Audrey Manning of Needmore, Pa.; 19 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.

M. Howe Nagle Jr., 73, Naval officer

M. Howe Nagle Jr., a decorated career Naval officer and former Baltimorean, died Jan. 19 of complications from an infection in Key West, Fla. He was 73.

A memorial service was held yesterday in Baltimore.

A Baltimore native and 1939 City College graduate, he studied at Mount St. Mary's College, George Washington University and the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

He enlisted in the Navy and served as a World War II aviator in the European and Pacific theaters. During the Korean War, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

He retired from the Pentagon in 1964 as a lieutenant commander and settled in Key West.

He is survived by his wife of 13 years, the former Marilyn Rennex; a son, Millard Howe Nagle III of Richmond, Va.; a daughter, Roberta Worth Nagle Zilius of Richmond; a stepdaughter, Robin E. Ehman of Jarrettsville; a brother, Barton Stewart Nagle of Phoenix, Baltimore County; and seven grandchildren.

Charles A. Strong, 12, liked reading, computers

Charles A. Strong, 12, a West Baltimore boy who enjoyed reading and working with computers, died of cancer Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Charles, whose illness was diagnosed as cancer two years ago, completed sixth grade at Calverton Middle School and was being tutored privately.

Services were held yesterday.

He is survived by his parents, Carl Strong Sr. and Patricia Crawford; and a brother, Carl Strong Jr. All are of Baltimore.

Mauretta Smith Tarter, 86, church, community worker

Mauretta V. Smith Tarter, who was active for many years in her church and community, died of cancer Jan. 25 at Tel Hai Retirement Community in Honeybrook, Pa. She was 86.

Born Mauretta Smith in Baltimore, she graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in the late 1920s and earned a degree in social services from Howard University. She did public service work at the YWCA in Baltimore. During World War II, she worked in the Pentagon.

She married the Rev. Dr. Charles L. Tarter in 1939. While he was pastor at St. Augustine Presbyterian Church in Paterson, N.J., for more than 20 years, Mrs. Tarter taught Sunday and nursery school and did community work.

Services were held yesterday in West Chester, Pa.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Tarter is survived by a brother, Bernard Smith of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 2/02/97

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