Albert Ellsworth Makoski, 94, oil company executive

May 26, 1999

Albert Ellsworth Makoski, a retired oil company executive, died May 19 of prostate cancer at William Hill Manor in Easton. He was 94.

Mr. Makoski joined the Standard Oil Co. refinery in Canton in 1919 and later was promoted to petroleum laboratory chemist and employee relations manager at the Southeast Baltimore refinery. In 1961, was transferred to Exxon Oil Co.'s headquarters in Houston as senior manufacturing adviser and retired in 1969.

A resident of St. Michaels since 1989, he was born in East Baltimore and graduated from City College.

In 1926, he married Ruth Elizabeth Diamond, who died in 1966. He married Jean Luckel Waugh in 1967; she died in 1989.

He was a founder and president of the Industrial Club of Baltimore, a longtime Red Cross volunteer and also volunteered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels.

He was a communicant of Christ Episcopal Church, 301 Talbot St., St. Michaels, where a memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. June 19.

Mr. Makoski is survived by a son, Paul Makoski of St. Michaels; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 5/26/99

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