Dr. Herbert B. Querido, 65, electrical engineer...

August 23, 1999

Dr. Herbert B. Querido, 65, electrical engineer, dentist

Dr. Herbert B. Querido, a former electrical engineer who changed careers and became a dentist in the 1970s, died of brain cancer Sunday at the Hospice of Baltimore. He was 65 and lived in Cockeysville.

Born and raised in Boston, Dr. Querido earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University in 1957 and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Ohio State University in 1959.

He moved to Baltimore in 1960 to work for Westinghouse Electric Corp. He later worked for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratories and Mitre Corp., designing and developing microwave antennae used for missile guidance systems.

At age 37, he entered the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, where he received his degree in 1975. Dr. Querido opened his first dental practice in Woodmoor Shopping Center and established the Inner Harbor Dental Associates on Charles Street in 1983.

Dr. Querido was an avid squash player, skier and windsurfer. He enjoyed woodworking and computers. He developed a passion for genealogy, traveling to Europe to trace his Portuguese-Dutch heritage.

He was a member of the Pankey Institute, a national continuing education foundation that focuses on new areas of dental science, technology and business.

Graveside services for Dr. Querido will be held today in Boston.

He is survived by his wife, the former Edith Goodman of Baltimore; a daughter, Rachel Cooper of Gaithersburg; a son, David Querido of Ellicott City; his mother, Esther Querido of Boston; a sister, Judy Aronson of Stoughton, Mass.; and a brother, Robert Querido of Oldsmar, Fla.; and four grandchildren.

Donato L. Pozon Jr., 33, engineer, rock climber

Services are being planned in Berkley, Mich., for Donato L. Pozon Jr., an electrical engineer who lived in Perry Hall. He was 33.

Mr. Pozon died Saturday after falling 70 feet while climbing at Rocks State Park in Harford County.

Mr. Pozon worked at Lockheed Martin Aero and Naval Systems in Middle River.

Born in Cebu, Philippines, Mr. Pozon graduated from Oak Park (Mich.) High School in 1985. After serving five years in the Air Force and attaining the rank of sergeant, he attended Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Mich., and received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.

Mr. Pozon, who enjoyed hiking and rock climbing, moved to Perry Hall and joined Lockheed Martin in 1997.

He is survived by his parents, Lorencita Pozon and Donato Pozon Sr.; two brothers, Alan Pozon and Joseph Pozon; and two sisters, Alona Pozon Pamukcu and Donna Lor Pozon Wright. All are of Oak Park.


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Pub Date: 8/23/99

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