Rose Gillet Hutton, 97, Montgomery homemakerRose Gillet...

August 29, 1999

Rose Gillet Hutton, 97, Montgomery homemaker

Rose Gillet Hutton, a homemaker and Montgomery County resident, died Monday of heart failure at Friends Nursing Home in Sandy Spring. She was 97.

Mrs. Hutton, a resident of the nursing home since 1989, had lived in Brinklow from 1946 to 1982.

She was a longtime member of the Mutual Improvement Association of Sandy Spring, Sandy Spring Museum and the Sandy Spring public library.

The former Rose Gillet Cronmiller, who was born and raised near Eutaw Place in Baltimore, was a graduate of the city public schools and earned a bachelor's degree in education from Goucher College in 1924.

She taught school until her marriage in 1926 to Ulric Hutton, a mechanical engineer who died in 1975.

She painted landscapes in watercolor and researched her family genealogy.

She was a communicant of St. Luke Episcopal Church, Brinklow, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 18.

She is survived by a son, Thomas W. Hutton of Langley, Wash.; a daughter, Mary B. Hutton of West Yarmouth, Mass.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Richard E. Dowdy Jr., 51, hospital medical technician

Richard E. Dowdy Jr., who worked as a medical technician at several area hospitals, died Friday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at Grant County Nursing Home in Petersburg, W.Va. He was 51.

Mr. Dowdy, born in Baltimore and reared in Baltimore County, interned at Mercy Hospital and worked at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital.

He graduated from Woodlawn High School in 1966, Catonsville Community College in 1969 and Loyola College of Maryland in 1971, receiving a degree in medical technology.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Schaeffer Funeral Home, 11 N. Main St. in Petersburg.

Mr. Dowdy is survived by his father, Richard E. Dowdy Sr. of Petersburg; two brothers, William David Dowdy of Owings Mills and Brian Charles Dowdy of Westminster; and a sister, Nancy Dowdy Sisk of Petersburg.

Donald G. McClure Sr., 82, financial executive

Donald G. McClure Sr., a retired financial executive and avid Baltimore sports fan, died Thursday of heart failure at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 82.

The Baltimore native served in the Army Air Corps in World War II with stints in North Africa and Europe. He eventually traveled the world as a manager in the Army and Air Force Exchange System, a nonmilitary job he held for 25 years.

Mr. McClure retired in 1975 to Drum Point and pursued his love of golf, then moved back to Roland Park in 1995. Throughout, he remained an avid fan of Baltimore sports teams, including the Orioles and, until they left Baltimore, the Colts. He adopted the Baltimore Ravens as his new football team.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered 11: 30 a.m. Monday at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St., Baltimore.

Mr. McClure is survived by his wife, the former Irma Virginia Porter of Roland Park; a son, Donald McClure of Lutherville; two daughters, Susan M. McClure of the Charleston, S.C., area, and Deborah A. McClure of Lusby; a brother, Edward J. McClure of Horsham, Pa. and nine grandchildren.

Charles R. Holthaus, 65, General Motors auto worker

Charles R. Holthaus, a retired auto worker, died Thursday of lymphatic cancer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 65.

Mr. Holthaus, who retired in 1996 after 30 years at the General Motors Assembly Division on Broening Highway in Baltimore, had lived in Carney for 25 years.

Born in Baltimore, Mr. Holt-haus attended Patterson Park High School and joined the Navy a few years after graduation, serving on active duty for two years as an airman.

Services will be held 10: 30 a.m. tomorrow at Evans Funeral Chapel, 8800 Harford Road in Parkville.

He is survived by his wife, the former Marion J. Moscato of Carney; two sons, Phil Boucher of Parkville and Marion C. Slawski of Perry Hall; a brother, Ronald E. Holthaus of Carney; and four grandchildren.

Frank James Iannuzzi, 81, Air Force major

Frank James Iannuzzi, a retired Air Force major with a fondness for baseball cards, died Friday of an unknown cause at his home in New Rochelle, N.Y. He was 81.

Mr. Iannuzzi, who served in Europe in World War II and then served 30 years in the Air Force, was born in Palermo, Italy, and raised in New York. He lived in the Towson area for about 15 years beginning in the early 1960s, working a side job as a truck driver while in the Air Force.

One of his favorite pastimes was collecting baseball cards, and he attached the most sentimental value to a Boog Powell rookie card, said his daughter, Mary Jo Iannuzzi.

Services will be held Monday morning in New Rochelle, N.Y.

He is survived by two sons, Joseph Iannuzzi and Timothy Iannuzzi, both of the White Marsh area; four daughters, Susan Iannuzzi-Smoot of Taneytown, and Mary Jo Iannuzzi, Elizabeth Iannuzzi-Green and Sarah Michelle Iannuzzi-Sloan, all of White Marsh; a stepdaughter, Marcy O'Brien of White Marsh; 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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