Daniel H. Solloway Sr., 82, B&O flagman, woodworker

January 25, 2003

Daniel Henry Solloway Sr., a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad flagman and accomplished woodworker, died of lung disease Jan. 18 at his Pasadena home. He was 82.

Born in Baltimore and raised in the city's Brooklyn section, he attended public schools. He worked as an usher at the now-demolished Century Theater and as an ordinary seaman before joining the B&O as a brakeman in 1939.

Throughout his 42-year career, he worked as a rail yard foreman and yard master. At the time of his 1981 retirement, he was a passenger train flagman.

Mr. Solloway also worked as a security officer at Daily Double Bingo in Laurel and 49er Bingo in Baltimore.

A woodworker, Mr. Solloway enjoyed making furniture and toys for family members and friends.

He was a member of Glen Burnie Masonic Lodge 213.

His marriage ended in divorce.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 2 at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road, Pasadena.

He is survived by a son, Daniel H. Solloway of Stevensville; daughters Patricia Callahan and Karen Crumley, both of Westminster, and Dorothy Micholvitz of Sterling, Va.; a brother, John E. Solloway of Glen Burnie; sisters Elizabeth Kroneberger of Millersville and Joan Holland of Hagerstown; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

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