Isabel Thompson Merikangas

Army Spouse

Isabel Thompson Merikangas, 93, who accompanied her husband to Army posts that included the Philippines prior to World War II and Germany during the Berlin airlift, died of congestive heart failure July 21 at the Knollwood retirement community in Washington.

Mrs. Merikangas was a native of Basalt, Colo., and a graduate of Simmons College. She met her husband, an Army doctor, while she was a dietitian at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in the early 1930s.

A former resident of Hyattsville, Mrs. Merikangas was a member there of St. Mark's Catholic Church.

Her husband, retired Col. U. Robert Merikangas, died in 1986. Survivors include two sons, Dr. Robert J. Merikangas of Silver Spring and Dr. James R. Merikangas of Woodbridge, Conn.; and four grandchildren.

Daniel P. Hassett

Restaurant Co-owner

Daniel P. Hassett, 42, a Gaithersburg native and former Southern Maryland real estate agent who for the last six years was co-owner of Guido's Restaurant in Lusby, died of a brain tumor July 21 at a friend's home in Port Republic, Md.

Mr. Hassett, who lived in Lusby, graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1974 and attended Montgomery College and St. Mary's College of Maryland in St. Mary's City.

Survivors include his parents, John and Elizabeth Hassett of Gaithersburg; two brothers, John J., of Marblehead, Mass., and Neil J., of Roxbury, Mass.; and two sisters, Marybeth Bowden of Mount Laurel, N.J., and Kathleen Michener of Alexandria.