Joseph Leo Doolin, a retired baker and security guard, died of pneumonia Saturday at a hospital in Jacksonville, Ill., where he has lived since 1990. The former Glen Burnie resident was 80.
Mr. Doolin was born and raised in Jacksonville, and enlisted in the Army in 1940. After being discharged, he returned home, where he worked briefly in a factory before moving to Baltimore in the early 1950s.
Mr. Doolin was a baker for Acme Markets until retiring in the late 1970s, when he became a security guard at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade. He retired a second time in 1988.
He was a former communicant of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Glen Burnie and the Knights of Columbus. He was a member of AMVETS and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
A Mass of Christian burial was offered Wednesday at the Roman Catholic Church of Our Savior in Jacksonville.
Mr. Doolin is survived by his wife of 28 years, the former Clemmia "Connie" Pond; two daughters, Vicki Cavey of Glenwood and Carolyn Sutch of Annapolis; three stepsons, James E.L. Fulcher of Rockville, John C. Fulcher of York, Pa., and Jack C. Fulcher of Milliken, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Mary Vale Gill of Dallas and Naomi Shirley Randolph of Dundalk; a brother, Reginald T. Doolin of Jacksonville; five sisters, Helen L. Paugh of Baltimore, and Cecilia Bradshaw, Shirley Howell, Mary Jane Hart and Fern Parks, all of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.