Adele Nowowieski, 79, convenience store ownerAdele...

August 26, 1999

Adele Nowowieski, 79, convenience store owner

Adele Nowowieski, former owner of an Essex convenience store, died Saturday from complications of surgery at Bon Secours-Stewart Circle Hospital in Richmond, Va. She was 79.

The former Essex resident and her husband moved to Richmond eight months ago. They had owned Newman's High's store in the 2000 block of Eastern Blvd. from 1950 until the early 1980s, when they sold the business and retired.

The former Adele Jankowska was born in South Philadelphia and graduated from public schools there. She moved to Baltimore in the late 1930s and, during World War II, worked at the Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River assembling airplanes.

She enjoyed cooking and entertaining her family and playing bingo at Eastern Rink Bingo in Essex.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9 a.m. today at St. Clare Roman Catholic Church, 714 Myrth Ave., Essex.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Walter L. Nowowieski; two sons, Vincent W. Nowowieski of Joppatowne and Robert A. Nowowieski of Richmond; two daughters, Patricia R. Nowowieski of Winchester, Mass., and Phyllis A. DuVal of Joppatowne; a sister, Regina Bojanowski of Oconomowoc, Wis.; and four grandchildren.

James L. Huntzberry, 48, towing business operator

James L. Huntzberry, who had operated a towing business and had lived in Wagner's Point for over 30 years, died Friday of heart failure at Harbor View Medical Center. He was 48.

Mr. Huntzberry, who was known as Jimmy, operated a towing business and worked as a mechanic until 1993, when he retired with a medical disability.

He restored and owned several 1965 Chevrolet Novas and collected popular music from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He also liked to fish and attend wrestling matches.

He was born in Brooklyn in southern Baltimore and graduated from Brooklyn Park High School.

Services were held Monday.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, the former Sandy L. Sears; five brothers, Joseph Huntzberry and Gordon Huntzberry, both of Glen Burnie, Donald Huntzberry of Pasadena, and Bruce Huntzberry and Gary Huntzberry, both of Brooklyn; and a sister, Susan Deardorff of Westminster.

Peter G. English Jr., 40, stockbroker, songwriter

Peter George English Jr., a stockbroker and songwriter, died Sunday of liver failure at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 40 and lived in Homeland.

He had worked at Lombard Securities of Baltimore since 1990. He began his business career in 1984 as a trader in securities and bonds.

The Atlanta native moved to Baltimore in 1974, graduated from St. Paul's School in 1977 and earned a bachelor's degree from Towson State University in 1982.

He played guitar and composed music, often performing his compositions at Louie's Bookstore Cafe on North Charles Street.

His 1992 marriage to the former Cheryl Lambert ended in divorce.

His father, Peter George English Sr., also a stockbroker, died in 1990, and a brother, Charles P. English, in 1978.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.

He is survived by his mother, Charlotte M. English of Homeland; and three cousins, George A. English of Delray Beach, Fla., Thomas S. English of Geneva, Switzerland, and Leslie English Oursler of De Land, Fla.

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