Thomas J. Boyle, 81, National Brewing officialThomas...

July 17, 1999

Thomas J. Boyle, 81, National Brewing official

Thomas Joseph Boyle, a retired employee relations official for National Brewing Co. and a cantor at St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church in Mount Vernon, died Thursday of heart failure. The Gardenville resident was 81.

Born in Pittsburgh, where he graduated from Central Catholic High School, Mr. Boyle moved to Baltimore in 1951. He received degrees from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh in business administration and from Harvard Business School.

After receiving an honorable discharge from the Army, where he served in the Quartermaster Corps during World War II, he married the former Erma Catherine Bull. Mrs. Boyle died in 1981.

From 1951 to 1982, Mr. Boyle was director of employee relations for National Brewing, the now-defunct maker of National Bohemian Beer.

For the past 26 years, he had been a member of St. Ignatius church on Calvert Street and led the congregation in hymns. A tenor, he also sang at the church's annual St. Patrick's Day party and was a member of the old National Brewing Co.'s Glee Club.

A funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church on Frankford Avenue.

Survivors include a son, Thomas J. Boyle, Jr. of New York; and five daughters, Kathleen S. Taylor of Baltimore, Erma Josephine Pazdersky of Pylesville, and Ruth Anne Flaherty, Patricia Baker and Jane C. Boyle, all of Baltimore; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Goldie Russell, 92, executive assistant, traveler

Goldie Russell, a native Baltimorean who enjoyed traveling around the world and reading novels, died Thursday of pneumonia at her home in Rosedale. She was 92.

The former Goldie Munzert, who was born in Hampden, attended Western High School and took classes at the Johns Hopkins University. She was employed for 10 years at Standard Limestone Co. as the executive assistant to the president.

She retired in 1979, and spent time traveling during the last twenty years.

"She visited countries all throughout the world -- France, Spain, Switzerland, Israel and many others," said Cindy Minga, a family friend.

Russell was divorced from the late Frank Russell in 1954. The couple's only daughter, Patricia Ann Russell died in 1988.

Survivors include brother John Munzert and two nieces, Aletta Engler and Marion Mastterson, all of Jarrettsville.

Paul Frederick Cullens, 42, sales manager, fisherman

Paul Frederick Cullens, an avid fisherman who enjoyed golfing and billiards, died Thursday after a motorcycle accident in Catonsville. The Arbutus resident was 42.

Born in Washington, Mr. Cullens graduated from Magruder High School in Rockville in 1974. For years, he was a customer service representative for Washington Roof in the District of Columbia before becoming a manager of sales at Roof Center in Baltimore.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Barranco and Sons Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway in Severna Park.

Mr. Cullens is survived by a son, Eric Cullens of Severna Park; two daughters, Elizabeth Cullens of Severna Park and Sara Howell of Arbutus; his fiancee, Rachel Howell of Arbutus; his parents, John and Joan Cullens of Arnold; three brothers, John Michael Cullens of Teaneck, N.J., David Cullens of Orlando, Fla., and Peter Cullens of Severna Park; and two sisters, Patricia Lang of Ellicott City and Cathy Hunter of Worfordsburg, Pa.

Lillian B. Anderson, 77, nursing home housekeeper

Lillian B. Anderson, a retired Keswick nursing home housekeeper, died of a heart attack Tuesday at Bon Secours Hospital. She was 77.

The former Lillian B. Graves was born and reared in Reidsville, N.C. She moved to Baltimore in the early 1940s with her husband George W. Anderson.

For 15 years, she was a housekeeper at Jenkins Memorial, a nursing home on the grounds of St. Agnes Hospital. She later moved to the Keswick nursing home in Roland Park, where she retired in 1986.

Mrs. Anderson was an avid gardener and enjoyed shopping.

She is survived by a daughter Patricia Anderson, a son Kevin Anderson, and a stepson George Anderson Jr., all of Baltimore; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Nutter Funeral Home, 2501 Gwynns Falls Parkway.

John H. Sprinkle Sr., 81, designed Cole Field House

John Harold Sprinkle Sr., a retired architect and decorated World War II veteran, died Wednesday at Thornton, his family home in Chestertown, after a lengthy illness. He was 81.

Mr. Sprinkle was a Maryland architect for more than 40 years and is perhaps best known for designing Cole Field House at the University of Maryland, College Park.

He worked in Baltimore with the firm Hall, Ritter & Sprinkle and later in Salisbury with Malone & Williams.

Born in Martinsburg, W. Va., Mr. Sprinkle graduated from Martinsburg High School in 1936 and was the only Eagle Scout in his Boy Scouts of America troop to survive World War II. Eight others died.

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