Harry D. Cassell, 85, Acme grocery supervisorHarry D...

April 19, 1999

Harry D. Cassell, 85, Acme grocery supervisor

Harry D. Cassell, who rose from clerk to management positions with the Acme grocery chain, died Friday of Alzheimer's disease at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital. He was 85 and lived in the Villa Nova section of Baltimore County.

His 40-year career with Acme Markets began before World War II. During the war, he was an anti-aircraft gunner and PX, or post exchange, manager. He was discharged as a sergeant and returned to Acme, eventually winning promotion to store manager.

He managed a store on Belair Road and another at Satyr Hill and Joppa roads, and later became an area supervisor and a buyer. He retired in the 1980s.

The Baltimore native graduated from Polytechnic Institute in 1932 and married Ruth Marcia Offley in 1947.

He was active in the Presbyterian Church -- Arlington Presbyterian Church in Pimlico, Lochearn Presbyterian Church and Chapelgate Presbyterian Church in Marriottsville.

He was a gardener, collected stamps and was active in the Christian Businessmen's Committee and a group of Acme retirees.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Haight Funeral Home and Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Donald Cassell of Sykesville; and two grandchildren.

Harry M. Stallings, 90, BGE employee for 41 years

Harry M. Stallings, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. employee, died of natural causes Saturday at Charlestown Care Center in Catonsville. He was 90.

Mr. Stallings, who was trained at Bliss Electrical School in the Washington area, worked at BGE for 41 years, retiring from the electric systems operation department in 1977.

He grew up in Edgewater and later lived in Annapolis. In 1930, he married Elizabeth Brooks, who survives him.

He enjoyed playing tennis, boating and traveling.

Services are private.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Dorothy Smith, and a son, M. Brooks Stallings, both of Annapolis; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Catherine A. Muccino, 60, UM operating room nurse

Catherine "Kitty" Angeline Muccino, a longtime operating room nurse at University of Maryland Medical Center, died Friday at her Catonsville home after suffering from breast cancer for four years. She was 60.

She graduated from Bon Secours Nursing School and began working at then-University of Maryland Hospital in the early 1970s. She worked until four years ago, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

The former Catherine Wilchinski was a native Baltimorean who attended parochial schools.

She enjoyed playing the piano, singing, painting and crocheting.

Services for Ms. Muccino will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Stillmeadow Christian Church, 5110 Frederick Ave.

She is survived by two daughters, Beth Burgess and Lisa Muccino; and a sister, Veronica Matthews. All are of Baltimore.

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