George Anton Schmitt, 77, sales representativeGeorge Anton...

December 29, 1997

George Anton Schmitt, 77, sales representative

George Anton Schmitt, a retired sales representative and former charter boat captain, died of heart failure Thursday at North Arundel Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 77.

The Severna Park native graduated from Baltimore's old Edison Vocational High School in 1938 and enlisted in the Marine Corps. He served in the Pacific during World War II.

He returned to Baltimore, where he married Barbara Connolly and became a machinist and later a sales representative for various firms. He retired in 1986.

His interests included amateur radio, and he was founder in the 1950s of the Anne Arundel Radio Club. He also was a firefighter with Marley Volunteer Fire Department. A radio-controlled aircraft enthusiast, he also was one of the pioneers of the Meade Modelers R/C Club at Fort Meade.

As a licensed captain, from the 1950s to the 1980s he owned and operated a charter boat, Dutchman, on the Chesapeake Bay and was a longtime member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Barranco & Sons Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway.

He is survived by his wife; a son, George "Butch" Schmitt Jr. of Glen Burnie; a sister, Martha Frakheart of Glen Burnie; and a granddaughter.

Floyd H. 'Glenn' Warner, 87, coached soccer at academy

Floyd Hall "Glenn" Warner, a longtime Naval Academy soccer coach, died of cancer Dec. 21 at the home of a son in Crofton. He was 87.

The Springfield, Mass., native was a soccer coach at the academy from 1942 until his retirement in 1975 and earlier at the University of Maryland and area high schools.

He and his wife of 62 years, the former Margaret J. Landells, lived in Annapolis for almost 30 years until the mid-1970s, when they moved to Fort Myers, Fla. They recently relocated to Crofton.

Other survivors include two sons, David K. Warner of Crofton and Glenn L. Warner of South Bend, Ind.; a daughter, Jo Anne Antrim of Coronado, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Tuesday.

Pub Date: 12/29/97

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