John David Rohaley Jr., 51, a former zone director for Giant Foods Inc. in the Washington area, died of cancer June 22 at a hospital in Greenville, S.C.
Mr. Rohaley, who lived in Simpsonville, S.C., was a native of Pennsylvania. He attended Pennsylvania State and American universities. He served in the Army from 1958 to 1962.
He then came to the Washington area and went to work at Giant as a cashier in McLean. He became a store manager in 1966 and a district manager in 1969. He was promoted to zone director in 1976.
In 1987, he resigned from Giant and moved to South Carolina as executive vice president and assistant to the president of Bi-Lo Inc., a grocery chain.
Survivors include his wife, Stephanie Joan Colarik Rohaley of Simpsonville; four sons, Mark A. Rohaley of Front Royal, Jeffrey A. Rohaley of Manassas, Scott M. Rohaley of Jacksonville, Fla., and John D. Rohaley III of Greenville; eight sisters, Dorothy R. Porzucek of Belle Vernon, Pa., Delores R. Williams of Saugus, Calif., Rosemary R. Long of Patton, Pa., Rita Rohaley of Decatur, Ga., Bernadine R. Einloth of Lincroft, N.J., Cecelia R. Beresford of Portola Valley, Calif., Mary Ellen R. Burke of Atlanta and Joanne R. Hendricks of Redwood City, Cailf.; two brothers, George M. Rohaley of Clarksville, Md., and Robert J. Rohaley of Warrenton; and three grandchildren.
LUCY CLYDE THOMPSON
Lucy Clyde Thompson, 81, a retired statistician at the Department of Labor and a Sunday School teacher at the John Wesley AME Zion Church in Washington, died of cancer June 25 at George Washington University Hospital.
Mrs. Thompson, who lived in Washington, was a native of Raleigh, N.C., where she graduated from Shaw University. She moved to Washington in the late 1940s. She joined the Labor Department in 1948. She retired in 1979.
Her husband, Vanbur H. Thompson, died in 1980. Surviviors include a sister, Dorothy W. Evans of Washington.
STANLEY I. HIRSCH
Stanley I. Hirsch, 74, a retired social worker at the National Institute of Mental Health, died of cancer June 17 at his home in Leisure World in Silver Spring.
Mr. Hirsch was born in New York City. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin and received a master's degree in social work from Tulane University. He served in the Army in World War II.
In 1955, he moved to the Washington area and became chief social worker in the Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health. A year later, when NIMH was formed, he was named chief of its social work department. In 1974, he was made patient recruitment coordinator at NIMH, and he retired from that post in 1981. He held the rank of captain in the U.S. Public Health Service.
After that Mr. Hirsch was a part-time employee of NIMH.
Mr. Hirsch contributed a number of papers to professional journals. He was a charter member of the National Association of Social Workers and a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers. He also had served as an elected equal employment opportunity officer at NIH.
He was a member of the advisory committee of the Washington Jewish Social Service Agency, the Hamsters, which is a theater group at NIMH, and the Leisure World Golf and Lions clubs.
His wife, the former Hanna Rubenstein, to whom he was married for 35 years, died in 1989.
Survivors include a brother, Seymour Hirsch of New York City.
MAUD PREECE MORGAN
Horsewoman & Merchant
Maud Preece Morgan, 86, a Washington horsewoman who during the 1920s and early 1930s operated the Preece Riding School with her mother on Massachusetts Avenue N.W., died June 26 at Georgetown University Hospital. She had heart and kidney ailments.
From the mid-1930s until about 1950, Mrs. Morgan operated Preece and Curtis, a women's sports clothing shop on Connecticut Avenue N.W. She bought clothing for the store in New York, England and Scotland.
A resident of Washington, Mrs. Morgan was born in Hereford, England. She immigrated to New York with her family at the age of 11 and moved to Washington shortly thereafter. She attended Georgetown Visitation Convent.
As a horsewoman she participated in horseshows and hunted with the Potomac Hunt. As a young woman she taught swimming and canoeing at summer camps in the Adirondacks. She was a member of Epiphany Episcopal Church in Washington and the Audubon Society.
Her husband, Johnson Morgan, died about 50 years ago.
There are no immediate survivors.
DOROTHY SOLNITZKY LAMAR
Dorothy Solnitzky Lamar, 63, a kindergarten teacher at Pleasant View Elementary School in Kensington from 1965 to 1978, died of cancer June 25 at Sibley Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Lamar, who lived in Kensington, was born in Washington. She graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School and George Washington University and did postgraduate study in education at the University of Maryland.
She had served on the education commission of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Kensington.
Survivors include her husband, Harold Lamar of Kensington; two children, Susan Metz of Damascus and Richard Lamar of Madison, Wis.; her mother, Sarah Jane Solnitzky, and a sister, Carol Lusk, both of Lynchburg, Va.; a brother, Dave Solnitzky of Washington, and three grandchildren.
Donald McClench, 95, a retired captain in the Naval Reserve who had served as navigator in U.S. Naval Academy yachts in ocean races, died of cardiopulmonary arrest June 25 at the Hermitage of Northern Virginia retirement home in Alexandria.
Capt. McClench, who lived in Annapolis from 1941 until moving to Alexandria in 1983, was born in Chicopee, Mass. He attended Tufts University. During World War I, he served in the Navy in the Atlantic. He then worked in banking and textiles in Massachusetts until 1940, when he was called to active duty as a Naval Reserve officer.
He taught at the Naval Academy Preparatory School in Norfolk for a year and then was assigned to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. He taught navigation there until 1945. He was assigned to the Navy Department in 1948, when he left active duty. He retired from the Reserve in 1955.
In 1948, Capt. McClench joined the staff of the U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office in Suitland. His work there concerned navigation, and he continued it until retiring from the civil service in 1966.
Capt. McClench sailed as navigator aboard Naval Academy yachts in Bermuda races from Newport, R.I., and from Newport to Annapolis. He contributed articles on navigation to the Proceedings of the Naval Institute and he was a past chairman of the Washington chapter of the Institute of Navigation.
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Christine Noble McClench of Alexandria; two children, William W. McClench II of Blacksburg, Va., and Barbara M. Davidson of Alexandria; four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
JOHN A. SMITH JR.
John Alexander Smith Jr., 59, who owned and operated J.A. Smith Wholesale, a Washington meat wholesale business, from 1953 to 1970, died June 20 at a Veterans hospital in Loma Linda, Calif. He had myelofibrosis, a bone marrow disease.
Mr. Smith, a resident of Palm Springs, Calif., was a Washington native. He graduated from Anacostia High School. He served in the Marine Corps in the Korean War.
After moving to California in 1971, he owned and operated a T-shirt manufacturing business until 1988, when he retired for health reasons.
Survivors include his wife, Mary McCroddan Smith of Palm Springs; six children, Debbie Paul of Silver Spring, Carrie Frye of Bettendorf, Iowa, Susan Roach of Ellicot City, Matthew Smith of Glen Ellen, Calif., Alex Smith of Palm Springs, and Scott Smith of Tempe, Ariz., and a sister and four grandchildren.
DANIEL TONGSOP CHANG
Daniel Tongsop Chang, 31, a cost estimator for the Naval Sea Systems Command, died June 25 at his home in Springfield after a heart attack.
Mr. Chang was born in Korea.
He moved to this area about 15 years ago and graduated from Annandale High School. He worked for his father's construction firm, Chang's Construction, before graduating in 1987 from Ohio State University.
He had worked for the Naval Sea Systems Command for about the last year.
Survivors include his wife, Sook Chang, a son, David Chang, and his parents, In Ha Chang and Yang Soon Chang, all of Springfield.