Nicholas A. Bledsoe, 25, financial services...

September 26, 1998

Nicholas A. Bledsoe, 25, financial services officer

Nicholas A. Bledsoe, a financial services account officer and longtime Lutherville resident, took his life Wednesday. He was 25.

Since the spring, Mr. Bledsoe worked for Creditrust, a Woodlawn financial services company. Earlier, he was employed by Americom, a Lutherville telecommunications firm.

Born in Towson, Mr. Bledsoe lived in Mount Airy before returning to Lutherville, where he graduated from Towson High School. He also attended Essex Community College. An avid reader and Green Bay Packers fan, Mr. Bledsoe liked to visit Ocean City and East Coast amusement parks, where he enjoyed riding roller coasters.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

He is survived by his mother, Suzanne Loudermilk, and stepfather, Robert Loudermilk, both of Timonium; his father, Richard Bledsoe of Walnut Creek, Calif.; a sister, Brigitte Bledsoe of Fells Point; his paternal grandmother, Gloria L. Bledsoe of Towson; his maternal grandmother, Margaret R. London of Ocean City; and several aunts and uncles.

Robert A. Dickover, a retired career Army officer, died Sept. 19 of cancer at Sinai Hospital. He was 67 and lived in Cockeysville.

Mr. Dickover entered the Army in 1955, served in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967 and was discharged as a colonel in 1972. His decorations included the Bronze Star, the Legion of Merit and the Vietnam Service Medal.

He later worked for the Selective Service, Maryland Emergency Management and taught woodworking at Rosedale Alternative High School.

Born in Helena, Mont., Mr. Dickover graduated from high school there and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon in 1953. He earned a master's degree in education from Western Maryland College.

He was an active member of Timonium United Methodist Church, where services were held Wednesday.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Eleanor Taylor; a son, Paul T. Dickover of Glen Arm; a daughter, Susan A. Goin of Inwood, W.Va.; a brother, John P. Dickover of Seattle; and three grandchildren.

Thelma C. Moore, 90, teacher and homemaker

Thelma C. Moore, a former teacher and homemaker, died Sept. 19 of heart failure at Mariner Health of Silver Spring nursing home. She was 90.

A native of East Liverpool, Ohio, the former Thelma Crawford graduated in 1928 from what is now Cheyney University in Cheyney, Pa., and married Parlett Moore in 1934.

She taught in Cambridge from 1928 until the late 1930s, and at a Montgomery County private school until the mid-1950s.

The Moores moved to Baltimore when Mr. Moore was named president of Coppin State College in 1956. In 1970, the Moores moved to Pikesville. For more than 30 years, she was a member lTC of the Sharp Street Memorial United Methodist Church in Baltimore.

Services were held yesterday at Epworth United Methodist Church in Randallstown.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Daniel Moore of Baltimore and Parlett Moore Jr. of Hyattsville; and five grandchildren.

William Waters, 78, college history teacher

William Waters, a Baltimore native and former lecturer in history at Loyola College, died Monday in Chicago after surgery for lung cancer.

He was 78 and lived in Chicago since 1958.

Dr. Waters graduated from Loyola College in 1942 with a degree in history and served in the Army Air Forces during and after World War II, from 1942 to 1946.

During the 1950s, Dr. Waters lectured at Loyola College before moving to Chicago in 1958 to teach history at DePaul University. He retired from full-time teaching in 1990 but taught part time until this spring.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today at St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, 740 N. Calvert St.

He is survived by his wife, the former Regina Waters, whom he married in 1950; two sons, Gerald Waters and Marc Waters; two daughters, Karen Bastaska and Trish Waters; and four grandchildren. All are of Chicago.

Pub Date: 9/26/98

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