Paul S. Mangione, 45, carpenter, animal advocate Paul...

April 06, 2002

Paul S. Mangione, 45, carpenter, animal advocate

Paul S. Mangione, a carpenter whose hobby was caring for injured and abandoned animals, died Wednesday of cancer at his Parkville home. He was 45.

Born in Baltimore and raised on East Monument Street and in Perry Hall, Mr. Mangione attended Perry Hall High School.

He later earned his GED diploma and went to work as a carpenter for Mangione Builders, which was owned by his father. After his father's death several years ago, Mr. Mangione worked as a self-employed carpenter.

An animal lover, Mr. Mangione rescued abandoned and sick cats and dogs, which he nursed back to health.

Nearly 12 years ago, he adopted two 10-day-old kittens whose mother had died of distemper. The kittens also contracted the distemper virus from the mother, which caused permanent brain damage.

"In spite of advice from veterinarians to euthanize the kittens, Paul padded and carpeted his entire apartment to prevent them from injuring themselves when they fell. The cats are now 11 1/2 years old," said his wife of a year, the former Jeannette Patricia Barker.

A roadside good Samaritan, Mr. Mangione often stopped his car to pick up and transport injured animals to veterinarians or wildlife centers.

He and his wife also scoured the Baltimore waterfront in Canton looking for and feeding feral cats.

Mr. Mangione also was an avid gardener.

Services were held yesterday.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother, Patricia M. Clark of Essex; a sister, Jeanna Marie Mangione Bostian of Parkville; a nephew; and a niece.

Edward Anthony Supik, 91, police officer, radio technician

Edward Anthony Supik, a radio technician who was a retired city police lieutenant, died Monday of kidney failure at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 91 and lived in Fallston.

When he retired from the Baltimore Police Department in the mid-1960s, he was a lieutenant and supervisor of the radio repair shop housed in the former Northern District station in Hampden. He later maintained communications equipment for the Patapsco and Back River Neck Railroad, a line that served the Bethlehem Steel Corp. in Sparrows Point.

Mr. Supik learned mechanical and electrical repairs at a Gay and Oliver streets hardware store where he worked as a young man. He also was a burglar-alarm mechanic for the American District Telegraph Co. and a Western Electric Co. employee.

Born in Baltimore and raised on East Madison Street, he was a graduate of St. Wenceslaus parochial school and Polytechnic Institute. He also took courses at the Maryland Institute College of Art and the Johns Hopkins University.

Mr. Supik sang in the St. Wenceslaus Church Choir for many years and played the clarinet, saxophone and banjo.

A memorial Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Crest Village Chapel, 8800 Walther Blvd., Parkville.

Mr. Supik is survived by his wife of 68 years, the former Elsie M. Svec; four sons, Charles W. Supik of Baltimore, Paul C. Supik of Darlington, Edward A. Supik Jr. of Forest Hill and Mark D. Supik of Baltimore; two daughters, Elizabeth Supik Hale of Haddam, Conn., and Jane Supik Craven of Baltimore; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Angelica P.I. Allan, 90, homemaker and gardener

Angelica Peale Iglehart Allan, a homemaker and longtime Greenspring Valley resident, died Tuesday of a heart attack at the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 90.

Born Angelica Peale Iglehart, she was educated at the Greenwood School on North Charles Street and attended the Maryland Institute of Art.

In 1933, she married Dr. Warde B. Allan, a Baltimore internist and associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He died in 1985.

Mrs. Allan was a member of the Women's Board of Johns Hopkins Hospital and had been a trustee of Children's Hospital.

A gardener, she was a member of the Garden Club of 20, the Mount Vernon Club, and the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club.

Mrs. Allan enjoyed entertaining family and friends.

She was a communicant of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 232 St. Thomas Lane, Owings Mills, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today.

Survivors include a son, David W. Allan of Owings Mills; a daughter, Joan A. Aleshire of Cuttingsville, Vt.; a brother, Francis N. Iglehart Jr. of Monkton; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Dorothy Marie Disney, 89, homemaker

Dorothy Marie Disney, a homemaker and longtime Pasadena resident, died Tuesday of heart failure at her home in Great Cacapon, W.Va. She was 89.

Born Dorothy Marie Herpel in Baltimore, she was raised in South Baltimore and attended Baltimore public schools.

She was married in 1933 to Russell Wigley Disney, who died last year.

A resident of Great Cacapon since 1992, she had been a member of Pasadena United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed crocheting and knitting.

Services were held yesterday in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

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