Heinz B. `Hank' Staab, 79, lottery finance...

May 02, 1999

Heinz B. `Hank' Staab, 79, lottery finance administrator

Heinz B. "Hank" Staab, former finance administrator of the Maryland Lottery Agency, died of cancer Friday at his Catonsville home. He was 79.

He worked in finance and administration for the lottery from 1976 until his retirement in 1987. Earlier, he was director of the Baltimore County Industrial Development Commission, which established 12 industrial parks in the county during his 15-year tenure.

Born in Germany, Mr. Staab came to the United States when he was 9. He attended Baltimore County public schools and studied mechanical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University.

A longtime resident of Catonsville, he took regular summer vacations at his family's mountain lodge in Garrett County.

He was a board member of the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Council, the German Children's Home and the Maryland chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. His memberships also included the Advertising Club of Baltimore, Kiwanis International and the West Baltimore Business Men's Association Inc.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11: 30 a.m. tomorrowat St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church, 27 Melvin Ave., Catonsville.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, the former Doris A. Drimal; two daughters, Susan S. McCloskey and Carol Ann Przybyla, both of Catonsville; a sister, Marie Frazee of Miami; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

William K. Harbold, 73, veteran, NSA employee

William K. Harbold, a decorated World War II veteran and retired National Security Agency employee, died Friday at Salisbury's Peninsula Regional Medical Center of injuries sustained in an automobile accident a day earlier on the Eastern Shore. The Westminster resident was 73.

A native of Mount Carmel, Pa., Mr. Harbold was a 1943 graduate of Regional High School in Pennsgrove, N.J.

He enlisted in the Army and served in the 70th Infantry Division in France and Germany, earning the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Combat Infantry Badge.

A graduate of George Washington University, he worked in the cryptology unit at NSA as an operations officer and retired in 1979.

Mr. Harbold, a lifelong Methodist, was treasurer of Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Columbia before he moved to Carroll County and joined Westminster United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Westminster United Methodist, Main and Center streets.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former Betty Reamer; three sons, John C. Harbold and Thomas W. Harbold, both of Westminster, and Mark W. Harbold of Woodbine; and three grandchildren.

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