The obituary Jan. 11 of Maurice W. Miller misstated his last name and should have referred to him as a Marianist brother. (Published 01/12/2000)
The obituary Jan. 11 of James S. Ludwig should have said that his wife lived in Colonial Beach, Va., and that the name of his daughter living in Walterboro, S.C., is Ginnie Hall. (Published 01/12/2000)
James F. Lore
James F. Lore, 86, a retired Labor Department management analyst and Marine Corps veteran of World War II, died of kidney failure Jan. 7 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis.
Mr. Lore was born in Vandergrift, Pa., and raised in Carrollton, Ohio. He was a longtime resident of Oxon Hill and later Edgewater. Before World War II, he worked in potteries in Ohio and Tennessee.
His Marine Corps service included duty in Washington and wartime service in the Pacific as a combat correspondent for Leatherneck magazine. During the Korean War, he helped recruit and train aircraft fighter and radar squadrons.
He left active military duty in 1951 but remained in the Reserve. Settling in the Washington area, he held a variety of printing jobs, then worked for the post office, the State Department, the Defense Department and other agencies before retiring from the Department of Labor in 1976.
He was a 32nd-degree Mason and a member of the Combat Correspondents Association.
His wife of 53 years, Sue Owen Lore, died in 1998.
Surviving are four daughters, Elana Lore of New York City, Elissa Boyer of Longboat Key, Fla., Melanie Adkins of Miami and Deirdre Lore Jasnowski of Edgewater; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Dominick John Corso
Dominick John Corso, 85, a chef from 1954 to the mid-1980s at Harry M. Stevens Co., which ran restaurants at racetracks throughout the country, died Jan. 7 at Bowie Health Center of an aneurysm. He lived in Mount Rainier from 1954 to 1997, when he moved to Davidsonville.
Mr. Corso was born in Italy and in the 1920s moved with his family to New York City and then to Charles Town, W.Va.
With his second wife, Mr. Corso ran a restaurant called the Fruit Store in Warrenton, Va., from the mid-1930s until 1954. His wife, Opal M. Corso of Davidsonville, survives him.
His first wife, Teresa Corso, died in the 1930s.
Survivors include a son from the second marriage, John D., of Bladensburg; three daughters from the second marriage, Christina E. Stepp of Annapolis, Ida M. Haas of Davidsonville, and Theresa L. Hosinski of Reston; a brother; three sisters; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A son from the second marriage, Richard M., died in 1957.
Joy A. Freundschuh
Joy A. Freundschuh, 70, who served on the faculty of the University of Maryland for 23 years before retiring in 1982 as an assistant professor of kinesiology, died of coronary artery disease Jan. 3 at her home in Supply, N.C. She also maintained a home in Oakland, Md.
Kinesiology is the study of human movement as part of physical education.
Ms. Freundschuh, a former College Park resident, was a native of Pensacola, Fla. A graduate of the University of Alabama, she received a master's degree in kinesiology from the University of Oklahoma. She came to the Washington area in the late 1950s and briefly taught in Prince George's County middle schools before joining the College Park faculty.
She had served for a time as a women's swim coach at the university.
She leaves no immediate survivors.
Dorothea Mills Budwesky
Dorothea Mills Budwesky, 91, who worked as a legal secretary for the city of Alexandria for 20 years before retiring in the 1940s, died Jan. 7 at a hospital in Front Royal, Va., after a heart attack. She lived in Winchester, Va.
Mrs. Budwesky, who lived in her native Alexandria until three years ago, was a graduate of Alexandria High School.
She had been a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria. Over the years, she had done volunteer work for a variety of groups in Alexandria, including the Salvation Army.
Her husband, Carl L. Budwesky, died in 1982. She leaves no immediate survivors.
Maurice W. Guyther
Maurice W. Guyther, 88, a Marianist priest whose last position was as a fund-raiser for the Catholic sect's Pacific Province in the 1980s and early '90s, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 6 at his home in Cupertino, Calif.
He was a native Washingtonian and was ordained in 1929 at Provincial House in Dayton, Ohio. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton and a master's degree in religious education from Catholic University.
Father Guyther worked at high schools in New York, Ohio, California and Hawaii before becoming supervisor of schools for the Marianists Pacific Province in the 1970s and '80s.
He helped found the Catholic Forensic League in New York in the early 1950s and in the 1960s was a delegate to amend the constitution of the Society of Mary.
Survivors include a sister, Catherine Guyther of Silver Spring; and a brother, William L. Miller of Vienna.
Arnold Frank Watts
Arnold Frank Watts, 81, who founded and ran Pat Arnolde's Talls in the Washington area from 1954 to 1980, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 9 at his home in Chevy Chase.
He was born in Richmond and graduated from the University of Richmond in 1940 with a bachelor's degree in business administration.
After serving in the Army in Europe during World War II, Mr. Watts was a traveling salesman for a women's wear company before starting his own firm catering to women at least 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Mr. Watts was a past board member of the National Retail Merchants Association and won its independent retailer of the year award in 1978.
He was a member of Amity Club, Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Temple Sinai in Washington and the Boy Scouts of America, attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
His hobbies included golf.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Doris Watts, of Chevy Chase; a son, Ronny, of Reston; a daughter, Suzanne Brue of Burlington, Vt.; and five grandchildren.
Thomas Adler Goldman
Thomas Adler Goldman, 81, an economist with what was the Federal Home Loan Bank Board from the mid-1960s to 1980, died of pneumonia and complications from a neurological disorder Jan. 7 at Suburban Hospital. He lived in Bethesda.
After retiring, his poetry appeared in literary journals and in a 1991 book published by Texas Tech University Press, "Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust."
Dr. Goldman was born in Fort Worth and grew up in Washington. He graduated from Wilson High School. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from Harvard University in 1939, a master's degree in economics from George Washington University, and a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago.
He worked at Rand Corp. in California before moving to the Washington area in 1959. He was an economist and statistician at local companies, including one he owned, in the early 1960s.
Dr. Goldman was a past president of Esparanto League of North America and its local chapter and a member of River Road Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda. He did volunteer work for the Historical Society of Washington.
He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II and in the Foreign Service stationed in the Netherlands in the late 1940s.
His marriage to Freida Goldman ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Teuntje "Tonny" Goldman, of Bethesda; a son from his first marriage, Michael S., of Sunnyvale, Calif.; four children by his second marriage, Daniel Ware Goldman of Timonium, Md., Robert Adler Goldman of Silver Spring, Emma Wilhemina Dominey of Richmond and Beatrice Juliana "Julie" Brill of Manassas; a brother; and seven grandchildren.
Dorothy H. Smith
Dorothy H. Smith, 74, a Washington area resident since 1970 who was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Alexandria, died of heart ailments and diabetes Jan. 8 at home in Alexandria.
Mrs. Smith was an intelligence clerk during the late 1940s and early 1950s at Ninth Naval District headquarters in her native Chicago.
Survivors include her husband, John G. Smith, and a son, John Wm. Smith, both of Alexandria; a sister; a brother; and two grandchildren.
Max H. Novinsky
Max H. Novinsky, 80, a federal government civil engineer for 42 years before retiring in 1981 from the Environmental Protection Agency, died Jan. 7 at the Potomac Valley Nursing Home in Rockville. He had dementia.
In addition to the EPA, he had worked for the Federal Aviation Agency and the Defense and Health, Education and Welfare departments. After retiring from the government, he had taught at the University of Southern California and George Washington University.
Mr. Novinsky, who lived in Silver Spring, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a 1941 civil engineering graduate of the City College of New York and received master's and doctoral degrees in engineering administration from George Washington University. He served in the Army in World War II and worked at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey before moving here and joining the FAA in 1957.
He was a 30-year member of Congregation Har Tzeon in Silver Spring. From 1986 to 1990, he had served on the Montgomery County zoning appeals board.
His wife of 44 years, Rosalind, died in 1986. Survivors include a son, Gordon, of Ellicott City; three daughters, Marcia Jacobi of Lockport, N.Y., Deborah Moss of Gaithersburg and Judith Novinsky of Reston; a brother; a sister; and six grandchildren. Another son, Stephen, died in 1954.
James E. Gildea
James E. Gildea, 88, who worked for what became the U.S. Postal Service for 36 years before retiring in 1970 as its air transportation director, died Jan. 8 at his home in Arlington after a stroke.
During his years with the post office, he helped direct the transition of the bulk of long-distance mail delivery from rail to air.
Mr. Gildea, a native of Lawrence, Mass., came to the Washington area in the early 1930s. He worked for the War Department and the FBI for two years before transfering to the post office.
He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Arlington, the Knights of Columbus, Toastmasters International and the Washington Golf and Country Club.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Gertrude Gildea of Arlington; a son, James J., of Portsmouth, Va.; a sister, Elizabeth Gildea of Columbia; a brother; and two grandchildren.
Glenn David Elmer
Glenn David Elmer, 74, a mechanical engineer who retired in 1978 from the David Taylor Naval Research and Development Center at Carderock, died Jan. 7 at Sibley Memorial Hospital after a heart attack.
Mr. Elmer, who lived in Bethesda, was born in Schrag, Wash. He served in the Army during World War II and was wounded in combat in France.
He graduated from the University of Washington and received a master's degree in mechanical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1952, he moved to Washington and began his career at Carderock, where he remained until retiring.
Survivors include his wife, Felicia M. Elmer of Bethesda; three children, Robert Elmer of Portsmouth, R.I., James Elmer of Silver Spring and Jonathan Elmer of Bloomington, Ind.; one sister; and four grandchildren.
James S. Ludwig
James Solomon Ludwig, 69, a retired Dulles International Airport fueling manager, died Jan. 6 at a hospital in Clarksburg, W.Va., after a heart attack. A resident of Jane Lew, W.Va., for the past three years, he had lived in Winchester before that.
He retired from the Ogden-Allied fueling company at Dulles in 1995. He had spent 35 years at Dulles and 12 years before that at National Airport in Washington.
Mr. Ludwig, a native of Rio, W.Va., served in the Air Force in Korea during the Korean War.
His first wife, the former Joan Burgess, died in 1969. Survivors include his wife, Charlotte, whom he married in 1981 and who lives in Jane Lew; three daughters by his first marriage, Joy Belt of Jane Lew, Jeanne Hoover of Winchester and Judi Lynch of Buckhannon, W.Va.; three stepchildren, Rick Cole of Williams, Ariz., Connie Hall of Walterboro, S.C., and Sharon Stango of Leesburg; a brother; a sister; four grandchildren; and 14 stepgrandchildren.
William T. Matthews
Bank Vice President
William T. Matthews, 89, who spent four decades at American Security bank and retired as a vice president in 1975, died of a heart ailment Jan. 8 at Brooke Grove Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Sandy Spring. He lived at Rossmoor Leisure World in Silver Spring before moving into the nursing home a day before his death.
Mr. Matthews was born in Chestertown, Md., and graduated from Eastern High School in Washington.
He was a member of the Masons, the Lion's Club and Bethesda United Methodist Church.
His wife, Dorothy Matthews, died in 1984.
Survivors include a son, William Jr., of Rockville; a daughter, Norma Sue Morgan of Frostburg; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Foreign Service Officer
Allen Goldstein, 70, a Foreign Service officer and economist who was posted by the Agency for International Development in Taiwan, Thailand, Nicaragua and El Salvador, died Jan. 9 at his home in McLean. He had Parkinson's disease.
Mr. Goldstein was a graduate of Brooklyn College in his native Brooklyn, N.Y., and received a master's degree in economics from New York University. He served in the Army in Korea during the war there.
He retired in 1988 after 30 years with the Foreign Service.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Margarette Yu Goldstein of McLean; a daughter, Gigi Goldstein of Winter Park, Fla.; a brother and a sister.
Beverly June Johnson
Beverly June Johnson, 77, secretary at First Presbyterian Church in Annandale in the 1960s and '70s and a former deacon of the church, died Dec. 23 at Augusta Medical Center in Waynesboro, Va., where she had lived for a decade. She had dementia.
Mrs. Jonson was born in Williamsport, Pa. She was a graduate of George Washington High School in Alexandria. She worked for the Washington Gas Co. as a young woman.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Fred D. Johnson of Waynesboro; three children, Fred D. Johnson Jr. of Great Falls, Gail M. Olson of Chevy Chase and Beverly D. Davis of Wolfeboro, N.H.; a brother, a sister, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Grace M. Martin
Grace M. Martin, 76, an office administrator for 30 years for the Defense Department, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Internal Revenue Service and the Social Security Administrator, died Jan. 2 at home in Arlington. She had cancer.
Mrs. Martin was born in Duluth, Minn., and attended the University of Minnesota. During World War II, she served in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in Washington. She settled in this area after the war.
In 1989, she retired from the Social Security Administration. She had been assigned in Washington throughout her federal career, except for a period in the 1980s when she worked in Denver for Social Security.
Mrs. Martin was an accomplished pianist, organist and vocalist, and she recorded several musical albums. In her later years she took up painting. She also knitted.
Her marriage to Robert T. Martin ended in divorce.
Survivors include six children, Lawrence A. Martin of Pottsboro, Tex., Deborah L. Crump of Nederland, Colo., Robert T. Martin Jr. of Kingston, Ga., Paige A. Bender and Tracy E. Crispinos, both of Littleton, Colo., and Scott M. Martin of Arlington; two brothers and 13 grandchildren.
Richard W. Alexander
Richard W. Alexander, 62, a florist who with his wife specialized in providing floral arrangements for large receptions and special events, died Jan. 8 at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., after a stroke. A Derwood resident, he was stricken while on vacation.
Mr. Alexander was born in Washington and graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. He worked at area florists before running with his wife a Bethesda-based business in the 1960s and '70s, Alexander's Florists.
He was a past president of Allied Florists Association of Washington and a member of the American Academy of Florists. He taught floral design at Northern Virginia Community College.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Else Alexander, of Derwood; a son, Richard Jr., of Charles Town, W.Va.; a daughter, Christina Legath of White Haven, Pa.; and four grandchildren.
Joseph Wright Stanley
Joseph Wright Stanley, 86, a trial lawyer who retired from the antitrust division of the Justice Department in 1972, died of cardio-respiratory failure Dec. 31 at his home in Washington.
Mr. Stanley was born in St. Louis and raised in Washington. He was a graduate of Harvard University and Suffolk University law school. During World War II, he was assigned by the Army to the Office of Strategic Services in the Mediterranean theater. He retired in 1963 as a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve.
Mr. Stanley joined the Justice Department staff after the war.
He was a member of the Society of Colonial Wars, Sons of the American Revolution, the Aztec Society of 1847, Military Order of the Loyal Legion, Military Order of the Carabao, Veterans of OSS, Chevy Chase Club, Metropolitan Club, Army Navy Club and American Legion.
His wife, Julienne Cahill Stanley, died in 1988. Survivors include a daughter, Florence C. Stanley of Washington.