Dorothy Savage, 69, property managerDorothy Savage, a...

April 30, 1999

Dorothy Savage, 69, property manager

Dorothy Savage, a property manager and a founder of a North Baltimore community association, died April 23 of a heart attack at Mercy Medical Center. She was 69 and lived in Govans.

For the past 15 years, Mrs. Savage managed the Barclay-Greenmount apartments for ART Management.

For many years, she lived in the 1800 block of Barclay St., where she was considered mayor of the neighborhood. About 20 years ago, she helped found Greenmount West Community Association.

"City Council members and city agencies recognized her leadership and sought her advice," said her daughter Gayle Robinson of Baltimore. "She took joy in helping those who wanted help."

Mrs. Savage had been PTA president at Mildred Monroe Elementary School, Guilford Avenue and Lanvale Street. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8509 Ladies Auxiliary on East North Avenue and a director of Threshold Inc., a halfway house for released prisoners.

She was a founder of city public schools' Parent-Teacher Home Liaison Program.

Born in Exmore, Va., the former Dorothy West moved to Baltimore as a child and graduated from Dunbar High School in 1948.

Her marriages to George Henry Savage and Sandy Evander Robinson, both deceased, ended in divorce.

Funeral services were held yesterday.

Mrs. Savage also is survived by a son, Larry Robinson of Baltimore; three other daughters, Ramona Coleman of Owings Mills, Sandra Madison of Shaker Heights, Ohio, and Cheryl Robinson of Laurel; a brother, Johnny West of Exmore; her mother, Louise Smith of Baltimore; her companion, Tim Harris of Baltimore; and four grandchildren.

Michael J. Napoli, 19, student, tennis player

A Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday for Michael Joseph Napoli, a Harford Community College student who lived in Bel Air. He was 19.

Mr. Napoli died Saturday afternoon of injuries he suffered that day in an automobile accident on Route 24 in Bel Air. He had just returned from Texas, where he had represented the college in a tennis competition.

He was born in Jarrettsville and moved to Forest Hill with his family in 1989. He graduated last year from C. Milton Wright High School, where he also played tennis.

He was a communicant of St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church in Hickory, where he was active in the youth ministry.

He is survived by his mother, Lisa M. Napoli of Lutherville; his father, Thomas J. Napoli of Bel Air; a brother, David V. Napoli of Lutherville; his paternal grandfather, Thomas J. Moffett of Baltimore; his paternal grandmother, Margaret R. McKenney of Baltimore; his maternal grandmother, Betty J. Gemma of Towson; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Hugh Wilson, 75, shipyard supervisor

Hugh Wilson, a retired shipyard supervisor, died Monday of a heart attack at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 75 and lived in Joppa.

He worked at the old Maryland Drydock Co. and then at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point shipyard, where he retired as supply superintendent in 1981.

The Woodlawn native was a 1940 graduate of Catonsville High School. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Forces as a navigator on bombers in Europe and was awarded the Air Medal.

Active in the Fallston Veterans of Foreign Wars post, he was also a past commander of VFW District 5 and a past master of the Arcana Lodge of the Masonic Order.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Schimunek Funeral Home, 9705 Belair Road, Perry Hall.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Leonora Watson, whom he married in 1946; a son, William H. Wilson of Essex; a daughter, M. Diana Hood of Cockeysville; two grandsons; and a great-grandson.

John E. Scollard, 90, General Motors official

John E. Scollard, a former Baltimore resident and retired General Motors Corp. official, died Monday of a stroke at a hospital in Southern Pines, N.C. He was 90.

He joined GM in Chicago in 1934 and retired in 1970 as Eastern regional fleet representative for Chevrolet.

The native of South Creek, Neb., was a former communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Govans and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

A funeral Mass for Mr. Scollard was offered Wednesday.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, the former Alice J. Haugen; a son, John S. Scollard of Hendersonville, N.C.; two daughters, Sharon Siegel of Coraopolis, Pa., and Gail Hendry of Southern Pines; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Donald R. Poole Sr., 85, Evangelical Lutheran rector

The Rev. Donald R. Poole Sr., a retired Evangelical Lutheran minister who was the former rector of Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Severna Park, died Tuesday of heart failure at Luther Ridge Retirement Community in Chambersburg, Pa. He was 85.

Mr. Poole served at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church from 1963 until his retirement in 1973. Earlier, he had ministered to churches in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina.

He had lived in Lexington, S.C., and Timonium before he moved to Chambersburg in 1992.

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