George Oliver Jones, 58, motorcycle enthusiast George...

February 26, 2000

George Oliver Jones, 58, motorcycle enthusiast

George Oliver Jones, an assistant supervisor at Oles Envelope Corp. and a motorcycle enthusiast who had ridden his bike across the nation and Canada, died Monday of cancer at his Sykesville home. He was 58.

At the time of his death, Mr. Jones had been employed as an assistant supervisor at Oles Envelope Corp. on East 25th Street, where he had worked since 1964.

A founder and past president of the Maryland Golden Wings motorcycle club, Mr. Jones had toured Canada and visited 49 states while riding his Honda Gold Wing Aspencade motorcycle.

Born in Washington and raised in Elkridge and Waverly, he was a graduate of city public schools. He served in the Army from 1958 until he was discharged in 1962.

He was a member of St. John's Huntingdon Episcopal Church.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Jeffrey N. Zumbrun Funeral Home, 6028 Sykesville Road, Eldersburg.

He is survived by his wife of a year, the former Elizabeth "Betty" Suchy; his mother, Olive Vane Jones of Baltimore; a son, David T. Jones of Elkton; a daughter, Terri Lynn Jones of Essex; a sister, Marie Smith of Havre de Grace; a stepdaughter, Deborah Mitchell of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Carroll Hospice, 95 Carroll St., Westminster, 21157.

Jerome Davis II, 47, state correctional officer

Jerome Davis II, a correctional officer, died Monday of cancer at his West Hills home in West Baltimore. He was 47.

For 20 years he was a state correctional officer and was last assigned to the Clarence Mitchell Courthouse in downtown Baltimore.

Born in Warrenton, N.C., he moved to Baltimore as a child and was a 1972 graduate of Edmondson High School. He also had degrees from Baltimore Community College and Coppin State College, where he majored in criminology.

He coached youth basketball and softball teams -- the JD Stars and the Jernelle Hornets -- in Southwest Baltimore.

He served in the Army and for 20 years in the Army Reserves. He was a sergeant 1st class.

Funeral services will be held at 11: 30 a.m. Monday at City Temple of Baltimore Baptist Church, 317 Dolphin St., where he was a member.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, the former Lanette Britton of Baltimore; two daughters, Jercelle Davis and Jernae Davis, both of Baltimore; two sons, Jermaine Davis and Aaron Davis, both of Baltimore; his mother, Edith Davis of Baltimore; his father, Jerome Davis Sr., of Baltimore; two brothers, Ronald Davis of Jacksonville, Fla., and Kevin Davis of Baltimore; and two sisters, Adelle Thompson of Atlanta, Ga., and Joanna Robinson of Baltimore.

Lewis Henry Boardley, 69, funeral home founder

Lewis Henry "Jack" Boardley, a mortician and founder of an Eastern Shore funeral home, died Sunday of undetermined causes at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Baltimore. He was 69 and lived in Cambridge.

A 1951 graduate of Eckels College of Mortuary Science in Philadelphia, Mr. Boardley apprenticed at several Baltimore-area funeral homes before earning his mortician's license in the 1960s.

In 1973, he established the Lewis H. Boardley Home for Funerals in Cambridge, and had not retired at the time of his death.

His professional memberships included the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association and the Maryland State Board of Funeral Directors and Morticians Association.

Born and reared in Cambridge, he was a 1947 graduate of St. Clair High School there. He served in the Army from 1947 until being discharged in 1950 as a corporal.

He was married in 1964 to the former Mattie Pearsall.

He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed music.

A Mason, he was a member of the Pride of Cambridge Lodge 50 F. &A. M., Elks and American Legion Post 87. He was a former member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

He was a member of Zion Baptist Church in Cambridge, where funeral services were held yesterday.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Boardley is survived by a son, Robert Lewis Boardley of Randallstown; and a daughter, Marcia Lee Boardley of Upper Marlboro.

Anthony Maggio, 89, pharmacist, math teacher

Anthony Maggio, a retired pharmacist active in Annapolis cultural events, died of a stroke Wednesday at his home there. He was 89.

From the 1930s until retiring in the 1960s, he worked as a pharmacist at T. Kent Green's Pharmacy on Main Street and the former Gilbert's Pharmacy on State Circle in Annapolis.

He also worked as a substitute mathematics teacher in Anne Arundel County public schools.

He was a founding member of the Annapolis Summer Garden Theater and the Colonial Players, and he helped build sets for the two groups' theatrical productions.

He served on many committees at Elks Lodge 622. He also was a 50-year member of the Annapolis Lions Club.

Born in a home on Camden Street in Baltimore, he was the son of Italian immigrants who established a produce business in the market there. He later moved to Annapolis, where he graduated from Annapolis High School.

He was a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, where he earned his bachelor's degree in 1934.

He was a communicant of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 109 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. today.

He is survived by two nieces, Mary C. Lindauer-Hicks of Albuquerque, N. M., and Shirley Lindauer-Medell of Grasonville.

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