C. William Hartge, 72, headed relocation firmC. William...

March 02, 1998

C. William Hartge, 72, headed relocation firm

C. William Hartge, a pioneer in the corporate relocation industry, died Thursday of pancreatic cancer at Riverside, his home in the Brinklow community of Montgomery County. He was 72.

Retired since 1985, Mr. Hartge had been, for the six previous years, chief executive officer of Equitable Relocation Management Corp., an Equitable Life Assurance Society subsidiary that specializes in relocating executives.

He joined Equitable's Baltimore office in 1949 and, in 1966, was one of several Equitable officials who launched an in-house relocation service for corporate executives. He left Equitable in 1970 to create International Relocation Corp. and returned in 1979.

The Baltimore native graduated from Polytechnic Institute in 1943 and enlisted in the Army Air Forces, serving as a navigator.

After World War II, he studied business at the University of Maryland and the Johns Hopkins University.

He married Elizabeth Iddings Small in 1948.

His interests included photography, farming, land and wildlife conservation, boating and tennis. During retirement, he was the staff photographer of the Sandy Spring Museum and a licensed boat captain.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House, on Meeting House Road in Sandy Spring.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, David Iddings Hartge and John Yellott Hartge; and two granddaughters. All are of Riverside.

Donald C. McNamara Jr., 48, real estate agent

Donald C. McNamara Jr., a Baltimore native and real estate agent, died of cancer Thursday at home in Gold Canyon, Ariz. He was 48.

He graduated from Calvert Hall High School in 1967 and was a salesman for a beer distributor until 1974, when he began selling real estate. He moved to Arizona in 1986.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Thursdayat the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5300 N. Charles St.

He is survived by his wife, the former Patricia Mullen, whom he married in 1982; a son, Patrick McNamara of Gold Canyon; two daughters, Kelly McNamara of Baltimore and Maggie McNamara of Gold Canyon; and his mother, Ann Q. McNamara; a brother, William McNamara; and a sister, Kathleen Ruhl, all of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 3/02/98

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