Bertna F. Weldon, 73, actress from RiderwoodBertna F...

November 05, 1997

Bertna F. Weldon, 73, actress from Riderwood

Bertna F. Weldon, who acted professionally and in community theater groups, died of heart failure Oct. 29 at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 73 and a Riderwood resident.

Known professionally as Wendy Weldon, she made her debut on Broadway in 1944 when she played the role of a reporter in "Three Men on a Horse."

Locally, she performed with the Vagabonds, Johns Hopkins University Playshop, Cockpit in Court Summer Theater and the Jewish Community Theater.

In 1947, the native of Mankato, Kan., moved to Riderwood with her parents and later earned a bachelor's degree in drama from the Johns Hopkins University and a master's degree in education from Oregon State University. She also studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.

During the 1950s, she worked for the Baltimore City Welfare Department and, during the late 1960s, with the child behavior unit at Sinai Hospital. She retired in 1970.

Services were held Saturday. She is survived by her aunt, Frances Burr of Smith Center, Kan.; and four cousins.

Robert Lincoln Fallow, 78, worked for CIA

Robert Lincoln Fallow, a retired CIA official and Union Bridge resident, died of emphysema Oct. 20 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was 78.

He joined the CIA in 1952 and was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in London from 1967 until his retirement in 1971.

The native of Hartford, Conn., earned a bachelor's degree from Amherst College in 1940 and was a reporter for the Hartford Courant until he enlisted in the Marine Corps during World War II.

A memorial service was held Oct. 26.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Suzanne Allan; four sons, Charles W. Fallow of Silver Spring, Marc E. Fallow of Washington, David R. Fallow of Madison, Wis., and Allan B. Fallow of Alexandria, Va.; a daughter, Jean S. Fallow of Seattle; a brother, Richard E. Fallow of Davenport, Iowa; a sister, Muriel Hilinsky of Bettendorf, Iowa; and eight grandchildren.

Harold J. Hamilton, 71, Harford public works official

Harold J. Hamilton, a retired public works official in Harford County, died Oct. 22 of complications of lung cancer at his Churchville home. He was 71.

Mr. Hamilton was county director of public works from 1983 to 1986, when he retired, and from 1972 to 1973. He held a similar position for the city of Havre de Grace from 1975 to 1983 and was appointed chief engineer of highways for Harford County in 1965.

He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Davis and Elkins College in West Virginia in 1949 and joined Maryland's State Roads Commission in 1950. Born and raised in Red House, Garrett County, he served in the Army from 1945 to 1946.

He was a trustee of Churchville Presbyterian Church, where services were held Oct. 25.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Joan Tephabaugh; a son, James F. Hamilton of Cheyenne, Wyo.; a daughter, Jacqueline H. McNeer of Fairfax, Va.; a sister, Mildred E. Snively of Olney; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

John P. Morrow, 71, brewery worker

John P. Morrow, a retired brewery worker, died of cancer Oct. 28 at Fort Howard Veterans Hospital. The Joppa resident was 71.

He worked at the old Carling brewery for 30 years and retired in 1988. Earlier, he had worked at the old National Brewing Co. plant on Dillon Street in Baltimore.

The native of Arlington, Calif., was an Army infantryman in the Pacific during World War II. He moved to Baltimore in the 1940s.

Services were private. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Caroline Weiman; three sons, Mark Morrow and Glenn Morrow, both of Baltimore, and Ricky Morrow of Eugene, Ore.; a brother, Bill Morrow of Rosamond, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

Pub Date: 11/05/97

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