Carol Bauer Shattuck

Music Teacher

Carol Bauer Shattuck, 67, a former music teacher in Montgomery County Public Schools, died of breast cancer Nov. 19 at Bethesda Naval Hospital. She lived in Potomac.

She taught at Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring from 1955 to 1964 and at Peary High School in Rockville from 1967 to 1970.

Mrs. Shattuck was born in Dayton, Ohio, and grew up in the Washington area. She was a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School and Western Maryland College. She received a master's degree in music from Michigan State University.

In 1970, she married A.B. Shattuck, an Army officer who later retired as a colonel. She accompanied him on assignments in this country and Iran and lived for a time in Arizona before returning here.

She sang in choirs in several area churches, including St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in Washington. Her hobbies included travel.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two children, Christopher Blanchard and Mary Sylvia Shattuck, all of Potomac.

Nancy Buehl Melville


Nancy Buehl Melville, 74, an Alexandria homemaker who was a volunteer at the Franconia Library in the 1980s, died of complications from diabetes Nov. 19 at the Northern Virginia Community Hospital in Arlington.

Mrs. Melville was an Alexandria resident and a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Alexandria since 1956.

Born in Baltimore, she came to Washington a year before graduating from Calvin Coolidge High School in 1943. She worked as an administrative assistant in the Veterans Administration in the late 1940s.

Her husband, Joseph E. Melville, died in 1990.

Survivors include five sons, Michael Melville of Chesapeake, John Melville of Paris, Kenneth Melville of College Park, Charles Melville of Stafford and Paul Melville of Mount Airy; five daughters, Joni Kohls of Stafford, Nancy Garner of Hyattsville, Virginia Rice of Alexandria, Anne Costain of Norfolk and Margaret Melville of Denver; 27 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Thomas G. Caswell

Bank Executive

Thomas G. Caswell, 62, who worked 33 years for Sovran Bank and its predecessors before retiring in 1992 as a vice president, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 9 at Holy Cross Hospital.

Mr. Caswell, who lived in Silver Spring, was born in Long Beach, Calif. A son of a Navy officer, he grew up in various cities and spent part of his youth in the Washington area. He graduated in 1955 from Bullis Prep School, then in Silver Spring.

After serving two years in the Navy, he began his career in 1959 as a teller for Suburban Trust Co. in Montgomery County.

Survivors include his wife, Adrienne L. Caswell of Olney; a son, Scott Caswell of Olney; two stepchildren, Alex Adamson of Silver Spring and Patricia Shaw of Frederick, Md.; a brother, Phillip B. Caswell of Gaithersburg; and seven grandchildren.

Peggy Edwards Hughes


Peggy Edwards Hughes, 55, a volunteer who had lived in Bethesda since settling in the Washington area in 1975, died of breast cancer Nov. 20 at Suburban Hospital.

She had done volunteer work at Bethesda Elementary School and Pyle Middle School in Bethesda. In the 1990s, she helped establish the Classics Girls Basketball Organization as an independent sports group for middle school girls in Montgomery County.

Mrs. Hughes was a graduate of Marshall University in her native West Virginia. Before coming to the Washington area, she had taught school in Georgia.

Survivors include her husband, Vance, and two daughters, Molly Hughes and Suzanna Hughes, all of Bethesda; her mother, Alice Burgess Edwards of Huntington, W.Va.; and a brother.

Raymond F. Noyes

Congressional Records Clerk

Raymond F. Noyes, 85, who as a Government Printing Office employee served 14 years on Capitol Hill as the congressional records clerk before retiring in 1974, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 19 at Holy Cross Hospital.

Mr. Noyes, who worked for the printing office for 39 years, was a Washington native and a Wheaton resident since 1968. He served in the Army in the Pacific during World War II and in the D.C. National Guard for 24 years until 1958. He was a past commander and adjutant emeritus of an American Legion post and chairman of its epilepsy committee. He also was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

His wife of 50 years, Clara H. Noyes, died in 1992. Survivors include two children, Lawrence R. Noyes of Vienna and Carol A. Wood of Wheaton; five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.