Paul E. Bauer, 81, Parkville postmasterPaul E. Bauer...

April 25, 1997

Paul E. Bauer, 81, Parkville postmaster

Paul E. Bauer, retired postmaster of the Parkville post office, died of a heart attack Monday in Hanover, Pa. He was 81.

The Baltimore native went to work for what is now the Postal Service as a clerk in 1936. He became postmaster in 1970 and retired in 1973.

He moved to Gettysburg, Pa., in 1977 and later to Hanover.

In 1933, Mr. Bauer graduated from Polytechnic Institute and married Dorothea Ida Frei, who died in 1987.

Services will be held today in Hanover.

He is survived by two sons, Paul H. Bauer of Middletown and Donald P. Bauer of Raleigh, N.C.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Janet S. Teach, 87, potter, arts patron

Janet S. Teach, a potter and patron of the arts, died at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center on April 18 of injuries she suffered in a fall that day. She was 87 and lived in Roland Park.

She founded the Towson Woman's Committee of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in the early 1960s and was its president for many years. She also had been on the boards of the BSO and the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore.

She was a member of the Mill, a Baltimore potters group.

She was born Janet Hathaway Smith in Los Angeles and graduated from Concord Academy in 1925.

Her 1934 marriage to Ward Ritchie ended in divorce. In 1952, she married Ludwig O. Teach, who died in 1963.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Dickey Memorial Presbyterian Church, 5112 Wetheredsville Road, Dickeyville.

She is survived by two sons, Duncan W. Ritchie of Great Falls, Va., and Jonathan B. Ritchie of Glendale, Calif.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Natalie E. Paulhamus, 8, first-grader at St. Pius X

Natalie Elizabeth Paulhamus, a first-grade student at St. Pius X parochial school, died of pneumonia Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 8.

Natalie, who had been chronically ill for several years, lived in Waverly with an uncle, who was her guardian.

Natalie, who was born in Towson, went to live with her uncle, Thaddeus Paulhamus, after the death of her mother, Catherine Paulhamus, in 1994.

"In addition to painting and collecting Barbie dolls, she liked to visit the dolphin exhibit at the National Aquarium and had hoped to be a dolphin trainer when she grew up," said her uncle.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, York and Overbrook roads.

Other survivors include her father, William H. Artley of Pasadena; a brother, Keith Artley of Pasadena; a sister, Melissa Taylor of Baltimore; her paternal grandparents, Harry and Ruth Artley of Lake City, Fla.; her maternal grandmother, Mary D. Paulhamus of New Market; and a special friend, Michael Bernard of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 4/25/97

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