O. Allen Waskey, 64, owned market meat stall

January 07, 1998

O. Allen Waskey, owner of Al Waskey Meats in the east Lexington Market, died of an aneurysm Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 64 and lived in Chester on the Eastern Shore.

Mr. Waskey spent most of his life working at his Lexington Market stall, starting in his preteen years when it was owned by his father. He took over the business in the 1960s.

The Baltimore native, who was educated in city schools, moved to Chester in 1987.

A member of the Kent Island Yacht Club and past president of the 40 West Flying Club of Baltimore, he enjoyed boating and flying. He was also an avid fisherman.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Island Alliance Church in Stevensville.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, the former Ruth L. Stroyer; three brothers, Ollie R. Waskey of Chester and Peter Waskey and Eric Waskey, both of Woodlawn; a sister, Beryl Congdon of Portland, Conn.; two sons, John Waskey of Oxford and Stan Waskey of Glen Burnie; a daughter, Beth Morrissey of Chester; and seven grandchildren.

Pub Date: 1/07/98

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