William A. Hahn Sr., 82, pharmacist, drug inspector...

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November 19, 2001

William A. Hahn Sr., 82, pharmacist, drug inspector

William A. Hahn Sr., a retired pharmacist and inspector with the Maryland Department of Drug Control, died Saturday of heart failure at Northwest Hospital Center in Randallstown. He was 82 and lived in Ellicott City.

Born and raised in Highlandtown, Mr. Hahn graduated from Mount St. Joseph High School in Irvington in 1938. He attended Loyola College for three years and earned his pharmacology degree from University of Maryland Pharmacy School in 1949.

During World War II, he served with an Army chemical warfare unit in the Pacific. He was discharged in 1945 with the rank of lieutenant.

In 1949, he went to work for Eli Lilly and Co. as a sales representative. From 1959 until 1974, he worked as a pharmacist for Read Drug & Chemical Co. and Giant Food Inc.

In 1974, he bought Schreiber & Jones Ltd., a sporting goods store on Route 40 in Catonsville. He ran the business until closing it in 1982.

Mr. Hahn was married in 1941 to Mary Jane Neser, who survives him.

He was an avid lacrosse, golf and powerboat enthusiast.

Mr. Hahn was a communicant of Roman Catholic Church of the Resurrection, Paulskirk Drive and Chatham Road in Ellicott City, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Hahn is survived by five sons, William A. Hahn Jr. of Towson, Jeffrey C. Hahn, Mark E. Hahn, Michael J. Hahn and Scott G. Hahn, all of Ellicott City; two daughters, Janis S. Murray of Jarrettsville and Sally A. Kasper of Malvern, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Patricia M. Brown, 76, homemaker, doll collector

Patricia M. Brown, a homemaker who enjoyed caring for her grandchildren and entertaining family and friends, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at her Cedarcroft home. She was 76.

An accomplished baker and cook, Mrs. Brown liked preparing food for lavish dinner parties she held in her home. Family members said it wasn't uncommon for about 30 guests to be seated at her dining room table for a dinner party or holiday celebration.

Mrs. Brown was especially happy when caring for her grandchildren.

Patricia McCann was born and raised in Charles Village. She was a 1943 graduate of Eastern High School. She attended the Maryland Institute College of Art and studied painting at the Schuler School of Fine Art.

Before her 1948 marriage to James I. Brown Sr., she was a clerical worker for the B&O Railroad at its former headquarters at Baltimore and North Charles streets.

After her six children were grown, she returned to work as a sales associate in the children's apparel department at Hutzler's department store in Towson, where she worked for nearly 15 years until retiring in 1983.

Mrs. Brown had an extensive collection of Madame Alexander dolls, which she had displayed in her home.

She was a communicant of St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church at York and Overbrook roads in Rodgers Forge, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow.

In addition to her husband and 15 grandchildren, she is survived by two sons, James I. Brown Jr. and David M. Brown, both of Lauraville; four daughters, Susan E. Will of Monkton, Mary Pat Summers of Anneslie, Anne Marie Egan of Arnold and Teresa M. Barrett of Gaywood; a brother, Charles W. McCann of Maple Glen, Pa.; and a sister, Mildred F. Besche of Sparks.

Evelyn T. Brown, 71, homemaker, seamstress

Evelyn T. Brown, a St. Michaels homemaker and Towson native, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital in Easton of a stroke. She was 71.

Mrs. Brown grew up in Towson and graduated from Friends School in Baltimore in the 1940s. She attended Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa.

In 1950 she married Jay P.W. Brown Sr., who died in 1995.

The couple moved in 1968 to St. Michaels, where Mrs. Brown was active in local bridge groups and was a member of the women's auxiliary of Miles River Yacht Club.

She liked to sew and often made her own dresses for special occasions, said her son, Jay P.W. Brown Jr. of Royal Oak.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Royal Oak Community United Methodist Church, 6968 Bellevue Road, Royal Oak. Burial will be private.

In addition to her son, Mrs. Brown is survived by another son, Grafton Lee Brown III of St. Michaels; a daughter, Kimberly Brown Garber of Bridgewater, Va.; a sister, Mary Ann Thomas of Adamstown; and four grandchildren.

Donations can be made to the Bay Hundred Education Foundation, 200 Seymour Ave., St. Michaels 21663.

Debbie Jean Brode, 45, Lockheed Martin worker

Debbie Jean Brode, a Middle River resident who worked at Lockheed Martin Corp., died Friday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. She was 45.

Ms. Brode graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 1973. She worked as an assembler at Lockheed Martin and was a member of United Auto Workers Local 738.

Ms. Brode was a member of Calvary Chapel of Baltimore. She enjoyed playing with her three dogs.

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