Janice Kirby Hill

Elementary School Teacher

Janice Kirby Hill, 62, a retired elementary school teacher who had worked for a management consulting company in recent years, died of breast cancer Aug. 10 at her home in Beltsville.

Mrs. Hill, a former South Carolina schoolteacher, had a 31-year career in Prince George's County, retiring in 1992 after about four years as coordinator of math and science programs at Concord Elementary School in District Heights.

In the 1980s, she was a resource teacher at Adelphi Elementary School. Earlier, she taught at Templeton Elementary School in Riverdale and at Deerfield Run and Bond Mill elementary schoolsin Laurel.

For the past six years, she worked as a quality control inspector and inspector trainer for Elliott Affiliates Ltd., a performance-based management consulting company in Baltimore.

Mrs. Hill was a native of Pacolet, S.C., and an elementary education graduate of Lander College in Lander, S.C. She received a master's degree in education from Bowie State College. She was a Washington area resident since 1961.

She was a member of Alpha Chi, a professional educators fraternity, and a cancer support group at Episcopal Church of Our Savior in Silver Spring.

Survivors include her husband, John Irvan Hill of Beltsville; a son, David Hill of Riverside, Calif.; her mother, Nellie Opal of Pacolet; a brother; and a sister.

A. George Carlton

Operations Analyst

A. George Carlton, 82, a Silver Spring resident who retired in the mid-1980s after more than 30 years as a statistician and operations analyst with the Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University, died of cardiopulmonary disease Aug. 4 at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park.

Mr. Carlton, who spent most of his career working on guided missile studies, was involved in the development of proximity fuse technology during World War II.

A native of St. Peter, Minn., he graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter and attended Catholic University. He came to Maryland in the 1930s to work at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds.

His interest included travel and chess.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Martha Carlton of Silver Spring; two children, Margaret "Midge" Carlton of Rockville and Steven Carlton of Bethesda; and two sisters, Doris Carlton Knapp of Arlington and Phyllis Carlton Humphrey of San Diego.

Gertrude E. Inge

Teacher and Nursing Assistant

Gertrude E. Inge, 97, a former teacher who retired in 1972 as a psychiatric nursing assistant at St. Elizabeths Hospital, died Aug. 8 at Providence Hospital. She had Alzheimer's disease.

Miss Inge was a graduate of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She taught grade school for 20 years in her native Pittsylvania County, Va., before joining the St. Elizabeths staff in 1948.

She was a member of Greater First Baptist Church in Washington.

Survivors include a sister, Clara Inge Perkins of Washington.