Glenn W. Brown, 62, Westinghouse managerGlenn W. Brown, a...

March 04, 1997

Glenn W. Brown, 62, Westinghouse manager

Glenn W. Brown, a longtime employee of Westinghouse Defense and Electronic Systems Center in Baltimore, died of pneumonia Feb. 2 in Parma, Ohio, where he lived. He was 62.

He worked for Westinghouse as manager of personnel communications and community relations from 1966 until 1987. He also was the company spokesman and editor of its newspaper.

As a youngster, the Baltimore native moved with his family to Lewiston, Pa., then to Cleveland. He graduated from Kent State University in 1957, then worked for a newspaper until he joined Westinghouse.

Services were held Feb. 8.

He is survived by his wife, the former Gloria Zomak, whom he married in 1957; two sons, Christopher Brown of Grand Forks, N.D., and Gregory Brown of Parma; his mother, Margaret Check Brown of Garfield Heights, Ohio; a brother, Richard Brown of Mayfield Heights, Ohio; and a grandson. Karen Hummell Head, who taught horseback riding at McDonogh and Oldfields schools, died Feb. 2 of colon cancer at her home in Basehor, Kan. She was 45.

For the past five years, Mrs. Head was self-employed as a management and sales consultant.

A 1973 graduate of the University of Maryland College Park, she began her career teaching physics at McDonogh School in Baltimore County and later became director of the riding program there.

A memorial service was held Feb. 4. Survivors include her mother, Doris Hummell of Towson; her husband of six weeks, Richard Head, and a stepdaughter, Caitlin Head, both of Basehor; a brother, Glenn Hummell of Perry Hall; a sister, Nancy La Wall of Loveland, Ohio; and nieces and nephews. Mary McDorman Webster, a retired Western Electric Co. worker, died of heart failure Feb. 6 at Bonnie Blink Masonic Home in Cockeysville. She was 94.

A former resident of Towson and Rosedale, she started working at Western Electric's Point Breeze plant during World War II and retired in 1965.

The former Mary McDorman, who was born and raised in Northeast Baltimore, was educated in city schools.

She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, a 30-year volunteer at Montebello State Hospital, and a member of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Hillendale, where services were held Feb. 8.

In 1932, she married Edgar Webster, who died in 1964. She is survived by two daughters, Muriel Gedra of Bel Air and Doris Page of Cockeysville; a sister, Jean Reed of Forest Hill; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a niece.

Gary Pinchback, 40, produce market worker

Gary Pinchback, who worked for more than 20 years at the produce markets in Jessup, died of lung failure Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 40.

The Baltimore native attended Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School, then went to work unloading produce trucks in Jessup in the early 1970s.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Leroy O. Dyett Funeral Home, 4600 Liberty Heights Ave.

Mr. Pinchback, who was a bachelor, is survived by four brothers, George Pinchback, Charles Pinchback, Steven Pinchback and Drew Pinchback; and a sister, Margaret Ann Saunders. All are of Baltimore.

Virginia L. Shallcross, 86, homemaker

Virginia Leroy Shallcross, a homemaker and former Baltimorean, died in her sleep Feb. 24 at a nursing home in Mebane, N.C. She was 86.

She lived for many years on a farm in New Park, Pa., and on University Parkway, and moved to the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields in Mebane a decade ago.

The former Virginia L. Carter was born and raised in Roland Park and educated in city schools. She was married to Preston Shallcross, who died many years ago. .

A memorial service for Mrs. Shallcross will be held at 10: 30 a.m. March 21 in Mebane.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Kimberly Aaron, 20, Job Corps trainee

Kimberly Aaron, a lifelong East Baltimore resident, died of heart failure Friday at home. She was 20.

Ms. Aaron attended Harbor City High School and was learning data processing as a Job Corps trainee.

Services will be held at 1: 30 p.m. tomorrow at William C. March Funeral Home, 1101 E. North Ave.

She is survived by a son, Chie Aaron; a daughter, Dashaun Aaron; her parents, Eugene Aaron and Helen Davis; and a brother, Eugene Aaron Jr. All are of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 3/04/97

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