Joseph Stephen Molinaro, 50, college official, CPA

April 03, 2003

Joseph Stephen Molinaro, an accountant and Mount St. Mary's College official, died of undetermined causes Friday while on a business trip in Carey, N.C. The Reisterstown resident was 50.

Born in Aliquippa, Pa., he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting at Mount St. Mary's in Emmitsburg and was a member of the varsity basketball team. He earned a master's degree in taxation from the University of Baltimore.

He was a certified public accountant based in Westminster, and later a financial consultant for Merrill Lynch. Last year, he returned to his alma mater as director of gift planning.

For more than 20 years, Mr. Molinaro had been a karate student and instructor, and held a third-degree black belt. Family members said he recently revitalized the Chartley Homeowners Association and was its president. They also said he spent many hours improving his speaking skills with the Toastmasters club in Hunt Valley.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, on Sacred Heart Lane in Glyndon, where he was a member and had coached in the basketball program for 13 years.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, the former Mary E. McFadden, owner of the consulting business Software Basics Inc.; a son, Daniel Carmine Molinaro of Reisterstown; three daughters, Ann Marie Molinaro, Sarah Beth Molinaro and Christina Lynn Molinaro, all of Reisterstown; his parents, Anthony E. and Norma J. Molinaro of Aliquippa; three brothers, John J. Molinaro of Moon, Pa., Paul W. Molinaro of Baltimore and Anthony E. Molinaro Jr. of Aliquippa; and a sister, Nancy M. Mathias of Beaver, Pa.

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