Dwight E. Genrich, 59, Social Security employeeDwight E...

June 23, 1999

Dwight E. Genrich, 59, Social Security employee

Dwight E. Genrich, a Social Security Administration employee, died Thursday of leukemia at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Butchers Hill resident was 59.

For the past three years, he was a reader for the visually impaired at SSA's Metro-West offices in Baltimore. Earlier, he was a glass and silver buyer at Kauffman's department store in Pittsburgh, and a salesman for China Closet in Washington and New York City.

He moved to Baltimore in 1981 to open a China Closet store in Harborplace and later was a furniture salesman at Lucas Bros.

The native of Indianapolis graduated from high school there and served in the Army Reserve. He was a collector of White House and presidential ephemera, and enjoyed restoring his 19th-century Butchers Hill rowhouse.

Services are private.

He is survived by two brothers, Allen Genrich of Indianapolis and Carl Genrich of Buffalo Grove, Ill.; his longtime companion, Robert Burdette; and many nieces and nephews.

Nancy Louise Dorsey , 50, Baltimore homemaker

Nancy Louise Dorsey, a Southwest Baltimore homemaker, died of a heart attack Friday at her Wilkens Avenue home. She was 50.

Born in Baltimore, the former Nancy Robinson attended public schools.

She was a member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1300 Druid Hill Ave., where services will be conducted at 11: 30 a.m. tomorrow.

She is survived by her husband, Roy Dorsey, whom she married in 1976; a brother, John B. Robinson Jr.; and three sisters, Yvonne Day, Elizabeth Payne and Dorothy Lievers. All are of Baltimore.

Howard A. Wescott, 90, Postal Service worker

Howard A. Wescott, a retired Postal Service worker and ballroom dance instructor, died Thursday in his sleep at home in Delta, Pa. The former Stoneleigh resident was 90.

He was a clerk-secretary in the inspection division at the main post office in Baltimore for 30 years and retired in 1967. He later worked as a salesman for Albert S. Smyth Co. Inc. jewelers.

For years, he taught ballroom dancing in his home and worked part time for Arthur Murray Dance Studios and Ted Cochell.

Mr. Wescott, who moved to Delta more than 20 years ago, was born on Milton Avenue, raised in Fullerton and graduated from the Polytechnic Institute.

In 1936, he married Dorothy A. Wellslager, who died in 1987.

Services were held Monday.

He is survived by a son, Kenneth G. Wescott of Pylesville; a daughter, Diana C. Yucis of Cumberland; a sister, Adaline M. Creasy of Fullerton; four grandsons; and two great-grandsons.


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