Louis M. Hellman, 82, a former deputy assistant secretary with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare and a former administrator of the Health Service Administration, died July 22 at George Washington University Hospital. He had Parkinson's disease.
Dr. Hellman served at HEW as a deputy assistant secretary for population affairs from 1970 until 1976, when he was appointed administrator of the Health Service Administration.
In 1977, he became medical director of the Population Reference Bureau in Washington, a nonprofit research organization. He retired in 1983.
Dr. Hellman, who lived in Washington and Hydes, Md., was born in St. Louis and grew up in Cleveland. He graduated from Yale University and Johns Hopkins University medical school. He did his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
He was on the staff there and an associate professor at the medical school in 1950, when he became chairman of the obstetrics and gynecology department at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn. He was division chief of obstetrics and gynecology when he was appointed to HEW in 1970.
In 1961, Dr. Hellman served on the President's Panel on Mental Retardation, and in the 1970s, was part of the U.S. delegation to the World Population Conference in Romania.
In 1971, he received the Margaret Sanger Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He was a member of the Cosmos Club.
Survivors include his wife, Ernestine Crummel Hellman of Washington and Hydes; two children, Ann Mullen of Sag Harbor, N.Y., and Michael Hellman of Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Import Company Founder
Jan Winter, 85, the founder and president of Washington International Associates Inc., an Accokeek import company, and the former owner of Firearms International Corp., died July 21 at Washington Hospital Center.
A spokesman for the D.C. medical examiner said that Mr. Winter had died as the result of a gunshot wound inflicted at his home in Accokeek, and his death had been ruled a suicide.
Mr. Winter was a native of Poland. He was a Polish newspaper correspondent in Spain during the Civil War there. He became a Spanish citizen in 1937. He was in the United States as a diplomat for the Republican government when it fell in 1939.
He then became a reporter for Reuter news agency in New York City and Washington. During World War II, he settled here and became an attache at the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
In 1947, he founded Firearms International. Initially an importer of European firearms, the business later grew to include the manufacturing of pistols and rifles. He sold the business in 1970.
Mr. Winter then began Washington International Associates. The business, with offices in Accokeek and New York City, imports gourmet foods from Spain.
Survivors include his wife, Rae Winter of Accokeek; two children, Alexander Marc Winter of Bryans Road, Md., and Margaret Winter of New York City; and a grandson.
PAULA McDONOUGH SMILEY
Tutor and Editor
Paula McDonough Smiley, 47, a tutor of learning disabled children and a former editor, died of cancer July 19 at the American Hospital of Paris at Neuilly-sur-Seine. She had been visiting family in France.
Mrs. Smiley, who lived in Washington, was born in Boston. She graduated from Wellesley College.
She moved to Washington in 1969 and worked as an editor at the National Gallery of Art and the Library of Congress. For the last two years she had tutored learning disabled children under programs administered by the Lab School of Washington.
Survivors include her husband, Stafford Cutter Smiley, and two children, Megan Moir Smiley and Luke McDonough Smiley, all of Washington; her mother, Frances Knauf McDonough of Rockville; and a brother, Jerome McDonough of Big Pine Key, Fla.
HARVEY OSCAR VOGEL
Harvey Oscar Vogel, 72, a retired Navy commander who later worked here as an engineer for Booz-Allen and Advanced Marine Enterprises, died of vascular disease July 19 at a nursing home in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Cmdr. Vogel was born in Sterling, Mich., and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy. He served in the Pacific during World War II and participated in the battle of Midway. After the war he served aboard aircraft carriers and at various locations in the United States, including Washington.
He settled in this area upon retiring from the Navy in 1962. He then worked as an engineer for Booz-Allen and Advanced Marine Enterprises until retiring again in 1985.
He was a member of the U.S. Naval Institute and the American Society of Naval Engineers. A former resident of Falls Church, Cmdr. Vogel moved to West Palm Beach in 1988.
His marriage to Helen Hamilton ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Bettie Vogel of West Palm Beach; two children of his first marriage, retired Navy Cmdr. Paul Vogel of Severn, and Carol V. Rothchild of Boston; two brothers; three sisters; and three grandchildren.
MELVYN A. RICHMOND
Mapping Agency Supervisor
Melvyn A. Richmond, 67, a retired supervisor at the Defense Mapping Agency in Washington, died of a heart ailment July 23 at Holy Cross Hospital.
Mr. Richmond, who lived in Silver Spring, was a native of Massachusetts. He came to Washington in the early 1940s as a pressman at the predecessor of the Defense Mapping Agency. During World War II, he served in the Navy. After the war, he worked as a lithographer before becoming a supervisor. He retired in 1979.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Marie Richmond of Silver Spring; three daughters, Debra L. Bean of Laurel, Karen L. Kromulis of Friendship, Md., and Nancy G. Miller of Mitchellville; two stepdaughters, Shirley Gramsky of Falls Church and Donna D'Amato of Gambrills, Md.; two brothers, Stanley Richmond of Buffalo and Nelson Richmond of Harbeson, Del.; two sisters, Adelaide Chapper of Silver Spring and June Gross of Wheaton; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
MARY FRANCES STUART MAURY
Garden Club Member
Mary Frances Stuart Maury, 77, a former vice president of the Garden Club of America and a member of the Alexandria and Georgetown garden clubs, died of leukemia July 17 at her home in Washington.
Mrs. Maury was born in Cleveland, Tenn., and graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Va. She moved to the Washington area in 1939.
She accompanied her husband, John M. Maury, a former assistant secretary of defense for legislative affairs, on assignments in West Germany and Greece for the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency. He died in 1983.
Mrs. Maury was a member of the board of the River Farm Project of the American Horticultural Society and had served on the Jefferson Restoration Advisory Board for the University of Virginia.
There are no immediate survivors.
GENEVIEVE M. REVIERE
Leisure World Resident
Genevieve M. Reviere, 89, a resident of the Washington area since 1960, died July 23 at Montgomery General Hospital after a stroke.
Mrs. Reviere, who lived in Leisure World in Silver Spring, was born in Louisville. She graduated from the University of Michigan. During World War I she worked as a secretary at the Bureau of Engraving in Washington for about a year. Later she was a stenographer in Puerto Rico.
She married George Reviere, an executive with Goodyear Tire Co., in Paris in 1926. They then lived in Spain, the Philippines, Argentina and Brazil. He died in 1971.
Survivors include a son, George Reviere of Washington, and two grandchildren.