Samuel Adams, 48, ice cream company officialSamuel Adams...

March 01, 1998

Samuel Adams, 48, ice cream company official

Samuel Adams, a lifelong Baltimore resident and a former supervisor for Embassy Ice Cream Co., died of heart failure Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice in Mercy Medical Center. He was 48.

Mr. Adams, who lived in West Baltimore, attended Edmondson High School. He began work in the Baltimore offices of Embassy Ice Cream in 1979. Health problems forced him to retire in 1995.

He was a member of Greater Bethlehem Temple, 8334 Liberty Road in Randallstown, where services will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow.

He is survived by his wife, the former Rebecca Todd, whom he married in 1986; a son, Samuel Adams Jr. of Baltimore; two daughters, Tracy Lisa Adams and Cassandra Adams of Baltimore; his mother, Everlena Adams of Baltimore; seven brothers, James Adams of Rock Hill, S.C., and Willie Adams, Andrew Adams, Jacob Adams, Isaac Adams, Jack Adams and Mark Adams, all of Baltimore; five sisters, Mary Adams, Diane Adams, Shirley Adams, Carolyn Adams and Everlena B. Adams, all of Baltimore; and a grandchild.

Vincent F. Carlin, 86, athlete, insurance agent

Vincent Francis Carlin, a former Baltimore insurance agent who was a noted athlete in his youth and a referee for many years in school sports, died of heart failure yesterday at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 86.

A native of Springfield, Mass., Mr. Carlin came to Baltimore in 1929 on an athletic scholarship to Loyola College and played basketball, baseball and football. During his senior year, he was captain of all three teams.

The 1933 graduate was inducted into the Loyola College Hall of Fame in 1980.

He worked for Bethlehem Steel Corp. at Sparrows Point from 1933 to 1936, then as an insurance broker until he joined the Navy during World War II. His duties included service as a liaison officer with Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines.

BTC After the war, he worked for an insurance company before starting the Vincent Carlin Insurance Agency Inc. near Calvert and Fayette streets in 1948. He sold the business in 1978.

Mr. Carlin, a resident of Northeast Baltimore, was a referee for high school and college football and basketball games for nearly 30 years.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Vincent DePaul Roman Catholic Church, 120 N. Front St.

Survivors include his wife, the former Geraldine Costello, whom he married in 1935; two sons, Vincent F. Carlin Jr. of Towson and Timothy B. Carlin of Baltimore; a daughter, Barbara Clark of Perry Hall; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

August E. Smith, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, died of a blood infection Friday at Franklin Square Hospital. The Perry Hall resident was 85.

A Baltimore native, Mr. Smith graduated from City College in 1930 and attended the old Baltimore College of Commerce.

Commissioned into the Army in 1939, he served in Europe during World War II and later had assignments with the Army Reserve. He worked in civil service at Fort Meade from 1958 to 1978.

He was married for 50 years to the former Jenny Mackintosh, who died in 1992.

Active in Masonic organizations, he was a member of the Scottish Rite and Boumi Temple, as well as the Reserve Officers Association.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Lassahn Funeral Home, 7401 Belair Road in Overlea.

He is survived by a son, Brian Smith of Perry Hall.

Selene L. Thompson, 50, financial planner

Selene L. Thompson, a self-employed financial planner, died of cancer Monday at her Sparks home. She was 50.

The former Lynn T. Mudge, who legally changed her name in 1995, formerly worked for 17 years in property management.

Born and raised in Lutherville, Ms. Thompson was a graduate of Garrison Forest School and earned her bachelor's degree from Hollins College.

She counted among her life's accomplishments traveling around the world in a month and performing in a one-woman piano recital when she turned 50.

Her 1968 marriage to Paul Kennedy Shultz ended in divorce.

She was a former member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Ruxton, where she had been a member of the choir.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Sherwood Episcopal Church, York and Sherwood roads in Cockeysville.

She is survived by a son, Bryan K. Shultz of Venice, Calif.; a daughter, Cameron A. Shultz of Seattle; her mother, Mary Lynn Marburg Brett of Riderwood; three brothers, Edmund T. Mudge IV of Riderwood, William H. Morgan of New Windsor and Edgar Allan Poe IV of Pasadena, Calif.; and her grandmother, Mary H. Marburg of Riderwood.

Pub Date: 3/01/98

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