Kirkwood Scott Nevin Jr., 80, engineer and farmerKirkwood...

August 12, 1999

Kirkwood Scott Nevin Jr., 80, engineer and farmer

Kirkwood Scott Nevin Jr., a retired engineer, died of cancer Tuesday at his home near Norrisville. He was 80.

In 1952, Mr. Nevin joined AAI, a defense contractor in Cockeysville, and retired in 1968. From 1940 to 1952, he worked at Glenn L. Martin Co., an aircraft manufacturer in Middle River. His tenure there was interrupted by service in the Army Air Forces during World War II.

Since 1950, he had owned Saliscot Farm near Norrisville, where he raised beef cattle in recent years.

He was a member of the Harford County Farm Bureau, the Deer Creek Watershed Association and the Society of Professional Engineers.

The native of Greensburg, Pa., attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

His first wife, Pauline Moser Nevin, died in 1972. Two years later, he married Sally Weber, who survives him.

Funeral services are private.

He is also survived by two sons, Kirkwood Scott Nevin III of White Hall and Robert James Nevin of Ithaca, N.Y.; two daughters, Leslie Nevin Veirs of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jeanne Louise Nevin of Washington; two stepsons, Allen W. Sanborn of Radnor, Pa., and David M. Sanborn of Street; a stepdaughter, Jayne L. Sanborn of Boxborough, Mass.; a sister, Nancy N. Judson of West Chester, Pa.; and 12 grandchildren.

John Stone, 76, pilot, BGE hydraulic machinist

John Stone, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. machinist, died of cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. He was 76 and lived in Fullerton.

He was a hydraulic machinist for BGE from 1967 to 1987. In the 1950s and 1960s, he owned Stone's Auto Service at Highland Avenue and Fayette Street.

He was born in London and attended schools there. He served in the Royal Air Force as a machinist and test pilot from 1939 to 1944, worked in Canada and moved to Baltimore 53 years ago.

Mr. Stone belonged to the Royal Air Force Association and helped to establish a chapter in Maryland. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and a Cub Scout leader.

He was a member of Kenwood Presbyterian Church, 4601 Fullerton Ave., where he was given a meritorious service award and where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday.

He is survived by his wife, the former Edith Forbes, whom he married in 1945; two sons, John Edward Stone of Bel Air and David Howard Stone of Carney; a daughter, Pamela Jane Cain of Joppa; a sister, Gertrude Giles of London; and three grandchildren.

Charles A. Mann, 74, dairy farmer, businessman

A memorial service for Charles Armistead Mann, a retired dairy farmer, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark's-on-the-Hill Episcopal Church, 1620 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville. A resident of Granite, he was 74.

Mr. Mann, who died July 29 of complications from lung disease at Good Samaritan Hospital, operated the 275-acre Glen Roy farm purchased by his parents in the 1920s.

During the 1950s, he and his father, Thomas Armistead Mann, rented additional farms to expand to 1,000 acres, and built a state-of-the-art barn and milking parlor in consultation with the University of Maryland School of Agriculture.

Mr. Mann discontinued the dairy operation in the 1970s and went into the specialty woodworking business, producing shaving mirrors, jewelry boxes and children's furniture.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Granite, he was a 1942 graduate of St. Paul's School for Boys, where he played lacrosse.

He was a communicant at St. Mark's-on-the-Hill Episcopal Church and was a member of the Granite Historical Society.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, the former Jane Amrhine; three sons, Robert Bruce Mann of Suffolk County, N.Y., and Richard Armistead Mann and William Woodring Mann, both of Baltimore; two sisters, Sally Supplee of Baltimore and Elizabeth Nelson of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and three grandchildren.

Sylvia George Parker, 53, health insurance worker

Sylvia George Parker, who worked in the health insurance industry and performed in community theater, died Friday of cancer at Howard County General Hospital. She was 53 and lived in Frederick.

She was a materials coordinator in the contracting and compliance department for CareFirst in Owings Mills.

The former Sylvia George Hondroulis was born in Baltimore and attended the Community College of Baltimore and Towson State University.

In the 1970s, she sang and performed at the old Colony 7 Dinner Theater, Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia and Dulaney Valley Dinner Theatre.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Episcopal Church, 108 W. Church St., Frederick.

She is survived by her husband, James W. Parker Jr., whom she married in 1980; two stepdaughters, Robin E. Kokolis of Ellicott City and Helen E. Ocariz of Miami; a stepson, James W. Parker III of Miami; and two sisters, Christine Hondroulis and Irene Hondroulis, both of Whittier, Calif.

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