A. Pat McGinn Sr., 58, founded pool servicing firm A...

March 03, 2001

A. Pat McGinn Sr., 58, founded pool servicing firm

A. Pat McGinn Sr., founder of a swimming pool servicing company, died Wednesday of cancer at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. The Fullerton resident was 58.

He founded A and S Swimming Pool Service Inc., a family-run business in Phoenix, in 1975. He had earlier been a service mechanic and manager for the Gross and Wailes Fuel Oil Co. in the Remington neighborhood of North Baltimore.

Born in the city and raised in Hamilton, he was a 1961 graduate of Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School.

He enjoyed fishing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

In 1961 he married the former Kathleen A. Mantz, who survives him.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Lassahn Funeral Home, 7401 Belair Road.

He is also survived by a son, Alan P. McGinn Jr. of Baltimore; two daughters, Christine McGinn and Katie McGinn, both of Fullerton; a sister, Joyce Godwin of Odenton; two brothers, Thomas McGinn and Timothy McGinn, both of Lynchburg, Va.; and three granddaughters.

Deanna M. Angelos, 67, homemaker, school aide

Deanna M. Angelos, a homemaker and former school volunteer, died Tuesday of cancer at her home in York, Pa. She was 67.

Before moving to York in 1993, Mrs. Angelos lived in Cockeysville and volunteered and worked as an aide at the now-closed Cockeysville Elementary School and at Pinewood Elementary School.

Deanna Mitros was born in Rhodes, Greece, and settled with her family in Highlandtown in 1940. She was a graduate of Eastern High School.

She was married in 1954 to Mitchell C. Angelos, a retired AAI mechanical engineer, who survives her.

She enjoyed entertaining and cooking Greek and American specialties for her family and friends.

Mrs. Angelos also was an avid needleworker and liked working in ceramics.

She had been a member of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation in Baltimore.

She was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 2500 Pine Grove Road in York, where services will be held at 1 p.m. today.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, George M. Angelos of Brownsville, Texas, Phillip M. Angelos of York, and Mark M. Angelos of Timonium; a daughter, Joan A. Hayes of York; her mother, Maria Mitros of Baltimore; a sister, Katherine Yorgiadis of Ruxton; and seven grandchildren.

Elsie K. Slyder, 89, dressmaker, seamstress

Elsie K. Slyder, a dressmaker and seamstress, died Tuesday of heart failure at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 89.

The Rosedale resident worked during the 1930s for Ax Dressmakers in Baltimore, and later worked as a seamstress from her home while raising her children.

Elsie Klaburner was born and raised in Hamilton and was a graduate of Girls' Vocational School, which later became part of Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School.

She was married in 1932 to George Slyder, a heavy-equipment operator, who died in 1986.

She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran United Church of Christ in Golden Ring.

She enjoyed playing bingo and gardening.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, 1407 Old Eastern Ave., Essex.

Mrs. Slyder is survived by a son, Bernard F. Slyder of Timonium; three daughters, Shirley Thomas of Timonium, Leona Waranius of Long Beach, Calif., and Nancy Dvorak of Bowley's Quarters; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Roland Joseph Riley, 83, postal employee, veteran

Roland Joseph Riley, a retired Postal Service employee, died Tuesday of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 83 and lived in Parkville.

Until he retired about 20 years ago, he delivered mail in the Waverly and University Parkway sections of North Baltimore.

Born in Baltimore and raised near Patterson Park, he was a graduate of Polytechnic Institute.

During World War II, Mr. Riley served in the Army and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.

He was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

In 1941, he married Mary Webster, who survives him.

A Mass was offered yesterday at St. Ursula's Roman Catholic Church, where he had been a member and had belonged to a prayer group.

Mr. Riley also is survived by three daughters, Regina R. Dulaney of Severna Park, Mary K. Notaro of Ocean City and Anne C. Riley of Glen Burnie; a brother, William Riley of Perry Hall; two sisters, Madeline Podles of Carney and Patricia Anderson of Pasadena; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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