Michael G. Michallas, 70, beauty salon owner Michael G...

April 20, 2000

Michael G. Michallas, 70, beauty salon owner

Michael G. Michallas, a cosmetologist and former owner of Ja-Mi Beauty Salon in Lutherville, died Saturday of undetermined causes at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 70 and lived in Towson.

In 1957, he opened the beauty salon in the Pine Ridge Inn on York Road with his partner, James Stroumbis. After the building was sold and razed in the early 1980s, the salon moved to Front Avenue in Lutherville.

FOR THE RECORD - Doris A. Macneal: The date of services for Doris A. Macneal was reported incorrectly in yesterday's editions of The Sun. Services will be held at 2 p.m. April 29 in the auditorium of William Hill Manor, Dutchman's Lane, Easton. Also, Mrs. Macneal was married in 1973. The Sun regrets the errors.

Mr. Michallas closed the salon and retired last year.

The native of Weirton, W.Va., graduated from high school there in 1949. He served in the Army, and after he was discharged in 1953, he moved to Baltimore, where he graduated from cosmetology school.

He began his career in the beauty salon of the former Hutzler's department store in Towson.

He was a member of the Order of Ahepa, Lord Baltimore Chapter No. 361, where he had been secretary and vice president.

He was a communicant of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, where services were held yesterday .

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Irene Giovanakis; a son, George Michallas of Oak Hill, Va.; a daughter, Barbara Hedrick of Timonium; a sister, Cynthia Fangikis of Towson; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Sister Kathleen Hemelt, 90, teacher, administrator

Sister Kathleen Hemelt, a member of the Daughters of Charity for 73 years, died of congestive heart failure Friday at St. Joseph's Provincial House in Emmitsburg. She was 90.

She began her career as a teacher at the Home for Catholic Children in Boston. She later taught in Syracuse, N.Y., before returning to Baltimore and teaching at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Ashburton and St. Martin's School in West Baltimore.

She was also a medical records administrator at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy, N.Y., Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla., and Providence Hospital in Washington.

In 1974, she came to her order's headquarters in Emmitsburg, where she was transportation coordinator, librarian and archivist.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Homewood Avenue, she entered the Daughters of Charity in 1926. She was a graduate of St. Joseph's High School in Emmitsburg and received a bachelor of science degree from St. Joseph's College, also in Emmitsburg, in 1951.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Tuesday.

Sister Kathleen is survived by a brother, Charles Hemelt Jr. of Rodgers Forge; a sister, Regina Hemelt of Towson; three nephews; and a niece.

Doris A. Macneal, 88, government secretary

Doris A. Macneal, a retired government secretary and former Baltimorean, died Saturday of a heart attack at William Hill Health Care Center in Easton. She was 88.

Mrs. Macneal, who lived in Silver Springs, Fla., for many years before moving to Easton in 1997, was a secretary for the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington from 1965 until retiring in the early 1970s. She had worked for the department in a similar capacity from 1941 to 1954.

Doris A. Struven was born in West Baltimore and graduated from Forest Park High School in 1930. After graduating from Brubaker Business College, she was a secretary for 10 years for Charles M. Struven Co., a Baltimore fish byproducts company.

In 1965, she married Burgess C. Macneal Sr., who died in 1989.

In Silver Springs, she was a volunteer at a hospital and the Ocala (Fla.) Civic Theater.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium of William Hill Manor, Dutchman's Lane, Easton.

She is survived by two stepsons, LeRoy C. Macneal of Chester and Burgess C. Macneal Jr. of Gold Bond, Va.; and two step-grandchildren.

Douglas E. Chadwick, 71, NSA senior cryptologist

Douglas E. Chadwick, a former National Security Agency cryptologist, died in his sleep Sunday at his Columbia home. He was 71.

Mr. Chadwick joined NSA in 1955. He worked at Fort Meade and in Europe, and retired as a senior cryptologist in 1985.

Born in Hackensack, N.J., he earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Montclair (N.J.) State College. After teaching briefly, he enlisted in the Army and served in Korea for three years.

He coached baseball for the Columbia Youth Baseball Association and football for the Columbia Optimist Club.

From 1976 to 1982, he announced football games and wrestling matches for Oakland Mills High School in Columbia, and was the first president of the school's Wrestling Boosters Club.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Witzke Funeral Home, 5555 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Elsie Buckman Chadwick; three sons, Roger Chadwick of Las Cruces, N.M., John Chadwick of Germany and Brian Chadwick of Columbia; a daughter, Barbara Hoopes of Hamilton, N.Y.; and 11 grandchildren.

Frank J. Wiedefeld, 75, designer, draftsman

Frank J. Wiedefeld, who was a designer and draftsman for Westinghouse Electric Co., died yesterday of cancer at a hospital in Sun City Center, Fla. He was 75.

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