Mark Leo Mullin, 78, state police captain Mark Leo...

January 23, 2000

Mark Leo Mullin, 78, state police captain

Mark Leo Mullin, a retired Maryland State Police captain, died Jan. 16 of cancer at his Forest Hill home. He was 78.

He headed the intelligence division during his 29 years with the state police and retired in 1975.

He accompanied President John F. Kennedy and other officials to cut the ribbon on Interstate 95, then called the Northeast Expressway, shortly before the president was assassinated in 1963.

He also was one of the investigators of a car bombing associated with the H. Rap Brown trial in Bel Air in 1970. Two people were killed in the incident.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of City College.

During World War II, he served with the Army and was stationed in China, Burma and India.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former Frances Ward.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Thursday. He is also survived by three sons, Mark L. Mullin Jr. of Delta, Pa., Michael Mullin of Whiteford and John Mullin of Monkton; two daughters, Patricia Grimmel of Monkton and Mary Cavey of Jarrettsville; a brother, John P. Mullin of Catonsville; and nine grandchildren.

Mark Richard Bradt, 33, service representative

Mark Richard Bradt, who was a service representative for a Glen Burnie apartment management firm, suffered a fatal heart attack Jan. 16 while playing basketball at Cardinal Gibbons School in Southwest Baltimore.

The Baltimore Highlands resident, 33, was pronounced dead at St. Agnes HealthCare.

Mr. Bradt, the only player from Andover High School to be selected to play on the Anne Arundel County All-Star team in 1983-1984, maintained a lifelong interest in sports and played in a Sunday basketball league.

At the time of his death, he was employed by Harbor Management Co. in Glen Burnie, which owns and manages several local apartment complexes. As service representative, he oversaw any repairs.

Earlier, he had been a driver for Airborne Express for nearly a decade.

Born and raised in Linthicum, he was a 1984 graduate of Andover High School and served in the Air Force as an aerial photo-specialist. He was discharged in 1988.

He enjoyed playing softball and watching NASCAR auto racing.

He was a member of Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, where services were held yesterday.

Mr. Bradt is survived by his parents, Richard W. and Emily G. Bradt of Linthicum Heights; two brothers, Dale Bradt of Pasadena and Gary Bradt of Owings Mills; two sisters, Lori Schuessler of Ferndale and Lisa Bentley of Hiram, Ga.; his fiancee, Lisa Morris; and many nieces and nephews.

Russell Bauer, 69, owned Dundalk restaurant

Russell Bauer, a restaurateur at North Point Plaza's Farmers' Market in Dundalk, died Tuesday of pneumonia and heart failure at his home in Baltimore. He was 69.

Mr. Bauer was born in New York and attended public schools there. He moved with his family to Baltimore in 1947 and attended trade school. In the 1950s, he joined the street sales division of the A. S. Abell Co. as a vendor of the Morning Sun and Sunday Sun in Baltimore. He stayed with the newspaper company for 20 years, becoming a supervisor in the circulation department.

During the 1970s and 1980s, Mr. Bauer worked as a bowling alley mechanic. In 1988, he opened a gift shop and T-shirt shop in the North Point Plaza Farmers' Market. A year later, he closed those stores and opened the J & R Snack Bar at the market. Five years ago, he upgraded the operation to a full restaurant, renaming it Russ's Place Restaurant.

Mr. Bauer enjoyed fishing and working on his wooden boat.

A memorial service will be held at St. Brigid's Roman Catholic Church, 900 S. Ellwood Ave. in Baltimore, at 7 p.m. on Friday. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, the former Joyce Houck; two daughters, Linda Billings of Fallston and Catherine Bauer of Baltimore; a son, Edward Johnson of Dundalk; a sister, Rosina Vincent of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; eight grandchildren and two nephews.

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