Anthony S. Moranto, 73, BGE supervisor, deacon Anthony...

February 01, 2002

Anthony S. Moranto, 73, BGE supervisor, deacon

Anthony S. Moranto, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. supervisor and Roman Catholic deacon, died of cancer Jan. 25 at his Hamilton home. He was 73.

He worked 40 years at BGE, retiring in 1993 as a meter installation supervisor.

He had been an ordained deacon for 30 years, with duties that included officiating at weddings, preaching at funerals and conducting baptisms.

FOR THE RECORD - See corrected obituary of Mr. Anthony S. Maranto on February 2, 2002. (Page 5B)

Friends recalled his Sunday sermons at St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church in Hamilton, where a Mass was offered Monday for him.

Born and raised in Baton Rouge, La., he was a staff sergeant in the Marine Corps and a drill instructor at Camp Lejeune, N.C., many years ago.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former Catherine Schreiber; two sons, Joe Moranto of Perry Hall and Lou Moranto of Gainesville, Va.; four daughters, Mary Brewer of Columbia, Cathy Haut of Carney, Therese Cosgrove of Sykesville and Beth Nash of Bel Air; three brothers, Phillip Moranto, Louis Moranto and R.B. Moranto, all of Baton Rouge; a sister, Tina Bonano of Baton Rouge; and 13 grandchildren.

Mary Veronica Jackson, 73, secretary, volunteer

Mary Veronica Jackson, a retired secretary and church volunteer, died of lymphoma Jan. 25 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. She was 73 and lived in Ednor Gardens.

Until she retired 15 years ago, she was secretary for the Maryland Psychiatric Society in downtown Baltimore.

Born in Baltimore, Mary Veronica Abbott was raised on Kimble Road in Ednor Gardens. She was a graduate of the Institute of Notre Dame, where she was alumnae association president later. She earned a degree from Baltimore Business College.

She was a eucharistic minister and pastoral care visitor at SS. Philip and James Roman Catholic Church in Charles Village.

She was a member of the ladies auxiliary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Villa Assumpta Auxiliary. She led a Cub Scout group at St. Mary's Church in Govans.

Services were held Tuesday.

Surviving are her husband of 50 years, C. Albert Jackson; a son, Gregory A. Jackson of Norfolk, Va.; a daughter, Marianne J. Dearchs of Towson; and seven grandchildren.

Vernon A. Greene Sr., 78, postal worker, veteran

Vernon Albert Greene Sr., a retired postal worker and World War II veteran, died of cancer Jan. 25 at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 78.

Mr. Greene retired in 1979 after driving a mail truck in Baltimore for 34 years.

Born and raised in Baltimore, Mr. Greene was a 1942 graduate of Douglass High School. He enlisted in the Army and served as a clerk in England and France during World War II. He later attended Loyola College.

Mr. Greene was a longtime volunteer at Patapsco Elementary School and a member of Emmanuel Christian Community Church, 800 N. Carrollton Ave., where services will be held at 11:30 a.m. today.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, the former Fern Gardner; a daughter, Linda Greene Clark of Virginia Beach, Va.; a brother, Arthur Harold Greene of Baltimore; an aunt, Nellie Ray of Baltimore; and a grandson. His son, Vernon Albert Greene Jr., died in 1985.

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