The obituary yesterday of Othellio Horatius Savoid, 73, a retired D.C. teacher and principal, gave the wrong school from which he retired. It was Thomas Jefferson Junior High. (Published 8/27/87)
Dr. James Edward. Pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church for more than 40 years. At 76 of heart disease.END NOTESThe Rev. Dr. James Edward McCoy, 76, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Washington for more than 40 years, died of heart disease Aug. 23 at Providence Hospital. He lived in Washington.
Dr. McCoy was born in Raleigh, N.C. He grew up in Washington and graduated from Cardozo High School, Miner Teachers College and Washington Baptist Seminary. He received an honorary doctorate from Virginia Seminary in 1983.
During World War II, Dr. McCoy served in the Army. He became pastor of St. Paul about 1946 and continued there until his death.
He was a Mason and a past president of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Washington and Vicinity. He was a past treasurer of the Upper Northeast Group Ministry.
Survivors include his wife, Mamie Esther McCoy of Washington; four daughters, Barbara S. McCoy of Washington, Rosalind C. Patterson of New Orleans, Deborah R. Washington of Bladensburg and Dorothy L. McCoy of Baltimore; four sons, Clarence, Lawrence and Kevin McCoy, all of Washington, and Kenneth A. McCoy of Greenbelt; and 14 grandchildren.
LOUISE BOUGHTER BENNETT, 79, a retired supervisor of libraries in the Prince George's County public schools and a past president of the Maryland Library Association, died of cancer Aug. 24 at the Fahrney-Keedy Home, a retirement residence in Boonesboro, Md.
Mrs. Bennett, who moved from Hyattsville to Boonesboro in 1979, was born in Lebanon, Pa. She graduated from Lebanon Valley College in Pennsylvania and earned a master's degree in library science at the University of Maryland.
She moved to the Washington area about 1950 and joined the Prince George's County public school system as the librarian at Hyattsville High School. She became the supervisor of libraries for the Prince George's school system about 1954 and remained in that job until she retired in 1976.
In the 1960s, she also was a library science instructor at the University of Maryland.
Mrs. Bennett was a past president of the Educational Media Association of Maryland and a member of the National Organization for Women and the Hyattsville Presbyterian Church.
Her marriage to Howard Bennett ended in divorce. There are no immediate survivors.
ROBERT CRAVEN LEONARD, 77, a retired Navy captain who became a trust officer with the American Security and Trust Co., died of pleurisy Aug. 25 at Suburban Hospital.
Capt. Leonard, a resident of Chevy Chase, was born in Greensboro, N.C. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1932.
He served on various ships and then returned to the academy as an English teacher. During World War II, he was the navigator and damage control officer on the cruiser Mobile in the Pacific. Later assignments took him to London and Norfolk, where he was on the staff of the commander-in-chief of the Atlantic fleet when he retired in 1957.
A resident of the Washington area since the early 1940s, he returned here when he left the Navy and went to work for Hirsch & Co., a stock brokerage firm. In 1963, he joined the trust department of the American Security and Trust Co., and he retired there in 1974.
Capt. Leonard was a member of the Chevy Chase Club and All Saints Episcopal Church.
A daughter, Catherine L. Wilson of Ormond Beach, Fla., was killed in an automobile accident in 1986.
Capt. Leonard's survivors include his wife, the former Catherine Hoover, of Chevy Chase; one sister, Lucille Jones of Baltimore; one brother, Colvin Leonard of Greensboro; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
ANNIE FORD, a retired domestic worker who was a lifelong resident of Prince George's County, died of cardiac arrest Aug. 24 at the Manor Care nursing home in Largo. She was 111 years old.
Mrs. Ford was a native and resident of Upper Marlboro. She began doing general housework for others when she was 13 years old, and she did not completely retire until after her 100th birthday.
She was a member of the Myers United Methodist Church in Upper Marlboro.
Her third husband, Richard Ford, died in 1935. Her first two husbands, John Smith and Billy Parker, also predeceased her.
Mrs. Ford's survivors include one daughter by her first marriage, Lida Carroll of Washington; one daughter by her third marriage, Mary Batson of Upper Marlboro; and 31 grandchildren.
JOSEPHINE H. BOLLING, 93, who lived in the Washington area between the late 1920s and mid-1950s and was the widow and mother of Army general officers, died Aug. 23 at a hospital in Dallas. She had cancer.
Mrs. Bolling, who lived in Dallas, was a native of Pennsylvania, where she graduated from Wilson College. She accompanied her husband, Alexander R. Bolling, an Army officer who retired as a lieutenant general, to military posts in this country and Europe.
General Bolling, who commanded an infantry division in World War II and the Third Army in the 1950s, died in 1964.
Survivors include a son, retired Maj. Gen. A.R. Bolling of Dallas.
JOHN MICHAEL STAFFORD, 82, a retired assistant to the president of the old National Tribune newspaper, died of a heart ailment Aug. 19 at his home in Washington.
Mr. Stafford was born in Washington. He studied at the Corcoran School of Art. From 1927 to 1938, he was a design artist with the Treasury Department's Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
He became assistant to the president of the National Tribune in 1939 and retired in 1949. During the 1950s, he was a tobacco farmer in Upper Marlboro.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Rice Stafford, and a brother, Edward T. Stafford, both of Washington; and a sister, Mary Louise Belic of Naples, Fla.
DR. GEORGE SCHWARTZ, 78, a retired pharmacist who lived in the Washington area from 1937 to 1973, died Aug. 24 at a nursing home in San Diego. He had Alzheimer's disease.
He was a partner in Parker's Pharmacy in Washington from 1943 to 1953. He then worked for Peoples' drug stores until retiring in 1967.
Dr. Schwartz, who lived in Coronado, Calif., was a native of Bucharest. He came to this country in 1928 and lived in New York, where he graduated from the Brooklyn College of Pharmacy.
Survivors include his wife, the former Sylvia Ritzenberg, of Coronado; two sons, Allan, of Rockville, and Steven, of Coronado; and three grandchildren.
MARY SABADOS, 63, a Navy Department employe here for the past 30 years and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Washington, died of cancer Aug. 21 at a hospital in Medina, Ohio.
A Washington resident, Miss Sabados was visiting relatives in her native Ohio when she was stricken. She had lived in the Washington area since the mid-1950s.
At the time of her death, she was a supervisor in the central accounting reporting branch of the Navy Accounting Finance Center.
Survivors include her father, Andrew Sabados of Toronto, Ohio, and four brothers, Andrew J. Sabados of Steubenville, Ohio, Joseph Sabados of Toronto, Ohio, John Sabados of Brunswick, Ohio, and Edward Sabados of Canton, Mich.
CATHERINE T. KORSON, 59, a Washington area resident for 38 years and a member of the St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, died of cancer Aug. 23 at Suburban Hospital. She lived in Bethesda.
Mrs. Korson was born in Montreal. She came to the United States in 1949 and settled in the Washington area.
She was a member of the Daughters of Penelope.
Survivors include her husband, Matthew A. Korson of Bethesda; four daughters, Irene Holt of Gaithersburg, Koula Mechelis of Silver Spring and Marietta Limber and Toni Korson, both of Bethesda; her mother, Irene Tzafferis of Silver Spring; a brother, Andrew Tzafferis of Washington; a sister, Kay Lyons of Silver Spring; and three grandchildren.
ALBERT L. MORGAN, 69, a retired mechanical engineer with the Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Corp. in East Hartford, Conn., who had lived in the Washington area since 1978, died of cancer Aug. 25 at the Alexandria Hospital.
Mr. Morgan, who lived in Alexandria, was born in Syracuse, N.Y., and graduated from Syracuse University. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Forces in the China-Burma-India theater.
He worked for Pratt & Whitney from about 1954 until 1978, when he retired.
Mr. Morgan was a member of the Springfield Golf and Country Club and the Saturday Night Dance Club.
Survivors include his wife, Hildegard Seiter Morgan of Alexandria; two sons, Stephen Morgan of Boston and Richard A. Morgan of Houston; and two sisters.
DONALD JOSEPH QUATTROCCHI, 50, the owner of the Quattro Auto Body Shop in Bethesda and a member of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce, died Aug. 24 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville after a heart attack.
Mr. Quattrocchi, a resident of Potomac, was born in Italy. He came to this country as an infant and grew up in the Washington area. He graduated from Mackin High School in Washington.
He was an auto body mechanic for various firms before starting his own business in 1960.
Survivors include his wife, Ada P. Quattrocchi of Potomac; two children, Joseph Quattrocchi of Potomac and Darlene Hobbs of Darnestown; one sister, Rose Corsaro, and one brother, Nick Quattrocchi, both of Silver Spring; and two grandchildren.
CATHERINE F. VUOZZO, 56, the manager of Loehmann's, a dress shop in Rockville, died of cancer Aug. 22 at her home in Wheaton.
Mrs. Vuozzo was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She attended Hunter College and moved to the Washington area about 1961. She went to work at Loehmann's about 1970.
She was a past president of the Parent-Teachers Association at Bushey Drive Elementary School in Wheaton and had been active in the Democratic Party in Montgomery County.
Her husband, Eugene Arthur Vuozzo, died on May 21, 1987.
Survivors include four daughters, Catherine Ventura of Rome, Ellen and Jocelyn Vuozzo, both of Adelphi, and Laura McAtee of Poolesville; and one sister, Agnes Fortune, and three brothers, William, John and George Fortune, all of New York City.
OTHELLIO HORATIUS SAVOID, 73, a retired teacher and principal with the D.C. public schools, died at Providence Hospital Aug. 21 after a heart attack. He lived in Washington.
Mr. Savoid was born in Augusta, Ga. He graduated from Hampton Institute and earned a master's degree in education at Howard University.
He moved to the Washington area in 1937 and worked for the old Hamilton Press before joining the D.C. public school system as a teacher in 1947. He was the principal of Brown Junior High School when he retired in 1973. He later worked as a substitute teacher in the public schools of Prince George's County and Montgomery County.
Mr. Savoid also was a jazz musician and played the saxophone in local night spots for many years.
He was a member of the Woodridge Civic Association in Washington.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Savoid of Washington; one son, Kenneth W. Savoid of Upper Marlboro; his mother, Tressie Savoid, and a sister, Alzenia Dorsey, both of Washington; two grandsons and a great-granddaughter.
SHEILA W. WESTBROOK, 61, a senior technical writer and editor with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, died of cancer Aug. 19 at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia. She lived in Highland, Md.
Her work at the APL, where she had worked since 1967, included such topics as Navy submarine test results. She also had worked on the laboratory's organization guidebook and had edited a history of the APL's role in the space program.
Mrs. Westbrook was a native of Washington and attended Wilson High School and Bennington College. From 1952 to 1961, she worked for a Georgetown University transportation study project. She then was a freelance editor and proofreader before serving as an editorial assitant with the Journal of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion from 1966 to 1967.
Survivors include her husband, Marion S. Westbrook, and one son, Geoffrey Westbrook, both of Highland; three daughters, Susan Westbrook Pratt of Hollywood, Md., Laura Applegate of Rockville and Sharon Woods of Austin, Tex.; and two brothers, Leighton Wood of Connecticut and Geoffrey Wood of Alexandria.