William E. Doetzer, 58, dentist, Towson native Dr...

November 18, 2001

William E. Doetzer, 58, dentist, Towson native

Dr. William E. Doetzer, a dentist and former Towson resident, died Tuesday of cancer at Glens Falls (N.Y.) Hospital. He was 58 and lived in Lake George, N.Y.

Dr. Doetzer had been practicing dentistry in Lake George since 1976.

Born and raised in Towson, Dr. Doetzer was a 1961 graduate of Loyola Blakefield and earned his bachelor's degree in biology from Marquette University in 1965. He earned his dentistry degree in 1971 from the University of Maryland Dental School.

In 1965, Dr. Doetzer enlisted in the Air Force and was a pilot with the Strategic Air Command. He also flew in Vietnam during the Vietnam War and was discharged in 1971. His decorations included the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

After active duty, Dr. Doetzer continued flying with the Maryland and New York Air National Guards and retired from the 109th Tactical Airlift Group in Schenectady, N.Y., in 1993 with the rank of lieutenant colonel.

He enjoyed flying as a private pilot, snowboarding and ocean sailing.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Dr. Doetzer is survived by his wife 36 years, the former Kathleen Ann Marie "Kim" Browne; a son, Mark E. Doetzer of Mooresberg, Tenn.; two daughters, Cori Ann Aversa of Manhattan and Amie Marie Doetzer of San Francisco; a brother, John F. Doetzer of Easton; two nephews; and two nieces.

William Maldeis, 55, served 2 tours of duty in Vietnam

William Maldeis, a combat Marine who fought in Vietnam and later worked at a New England dog track, died Wednesday of liver failure at Perry Point Veterans Hospital in Cecil County. The Middle River resident was 55.

Mr. Maldeis, who was born and raised in Govans, dropped out of City College and enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1963. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam, where he saw combat and was wounded. He was discharged in 1971 with the rank of corporal.

He worked for a number of years in the admissions department at Lincoln Park, the former Lincoln Downs dog track in Lincoln, R.I., before returning to Middle River in 1997.

No services will be held.

Mr. Maldeis is survived by his brother, Thomas Maldeis of Taunton, Mass.; and two aunts, Constance Mills of Timonium and Elaine Larkin of Mays Chapel, Baltimore County.

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