JoAnn R. Tyma, 46, Montgomery social workerJoAnn R. Tyma...

June 25, 1999

JoAnn R. Tyma, 46, Montgomery social worker

JoAnn R. Tyma, a retired social worker, died Sunday of breast cancer at home in Germantown. She was 46.

In 1997, she retired on a medical disability from Montgomery County Department of Social Services, where she was supervisor of the permanency planning program. She joined the agency in 1994. Before then, she was supervisor of the foster care program for Frederick County Department of Social Services, which she joined in 1979.

The former JoAnn Harman was born in Pikesville. She graduated from what was then Archbishop Keough High School. She earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in social work from the University of Maryland.

She was a communicant of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, Viers Mill Road and Route 355, Rockville, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. today.

She is survived by her husband, David Tyma, whom she married in 1979; a sister, Stephanie R. Hack of Pikesville; and two nephews.

Charles Buchanan Sr., 88, advertising executive

Charles Murray Buchanan Sr., a retired advertising executive, died Monday of heart failure at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 88.

The former resident of Ruxton and Delray Beach, Fla., had lived at Keswick since 1997.

Mr. Buchanan joined the VanSant Dugdale advertising agency during the 1920s as a copy writer. He rose to executive vice president and served as a board member until he retired in 1972.

He was born on East 31st Street and graduated from City College in 1926. He was an Army public relations liaison in the China-Burma-India theater during World War II and was discharged as a technical sergeant in 1945.

He was an oenologist, a member of the L'Hirondelle Club and the Baltimore Country Club and had been a member of the now defunct Merchants Club.

He had been a board member of the Salvation Army, Maryland Industrial Marketers and the American Association of Advertising Agencies.

His wife of many years, the former May Love, died in 1997.

He was a communicant of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Ruxton, where services were held yesterday .

He is survived by two sons, Charles M. Buchanan Jr. of Anneslie and Bruce Buchanan of Clinton, Conn.; and five grandchildren.

Charles Edward Jacobs, 86, Roman Catholic priest

The Rev. Charles Edward Jacobs, associate pastor of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Emmitsburg, died Tuesday of kidney failure at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. He was 86 and had lived in Emmitsburg.

A priest for 56 years who served parishes from Panama to Toronto, he was pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Ashburton in Northwest Baltimore in the 1980s. For the past 12 years, he was associate pastor of the Emmitsburg church.

Born in Cohoes, N.Y., he entered St. Joseph College Seminary in Princeton, N.J., in 1934 and was ordained a priest in 1943. He was a member of the Vincentian Order.

A memorial Mass will be offered at 7: 30 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 47 DePaul St., Emmitsburg.

He is survived by a brother, Joseph Jacobs of Albany, N.Y.

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