George W. Hubley Jr.
Maryland Economic Development Director George Wilbur Hubley Jr., 92, Maryland's director of economic development from 1960 to 1967, died Jan. 27 at the nursing unit of the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis. He had colon cancer and congestive heart failure.
From 1967 to 1972, Mr. Hubley was assistant commissioner for economic development of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. He then spent two years as an economic development consultant to the State of Maryland.
In retirement, he became a board member at Hope House in Crownsville, a residential care center that treats indigent alcoholics.
He was a Ginger Cove resident for about a decade.
He was a native of Louisville and a graduate of the University of Louisville. He did graduate work in psychology at the University of Chicago. He served in the Army Map Service during World War II.
In the 1950s, he became Kentucky's commissioner for economic development.
His memberships included the Annapolitan Club.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Alice Gordon Hubley of Annapolis; two sons, Todd McAlister Hubley of Silver Spring and Gordon Grant Hubley of Annapolis; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson.
A son, George W. Hubley III, died in 1997.
Edward George Cunney
Navy Captain Edward George Cunney, 86, a retired captain in the Naval Civil Engineering Corps and a veteran of two wars, died Jan. 11 at his home in Falls Church. He had Alzheimer's disease.
Capt. Cunney, a Philadelphia native and 1940 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, began a 29-year career in the Civil Engineering Corps during World War II, when he was stationed in New Zealand and the South Pacific.
In the 1950s, he was a public works officer at the David Taylor Model Basin. Other assignments took him to Tokyo, Puerto Rico, California and New York, where he was commanding officer of the eastern division of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command.
After a year in Saigon during the Vietnam War, where he was deputy director of construction for the U.S. Military Assistance Command, he retired in 1971, settled in Falls Church and worked as a railroad track engineering consultant for Ensco Corp.
His military decorations include the Legion of Merit and Bronze Star, both with combat "V" for valor.
He was a past president of posts of the Society of American Civil Engineers and a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Falls Church and the Tau Beta Pi national engineering honor society.
His interests included gardening and oil painting.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Kathleen Mary Cunney of Falls Church; two children, John Dennis Cunney of Woodbridge and Margaret Anne Cunney of Peekskill, N.Y.; a sister; two brothers; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Thomas Charles Young
Airline Pilot Thomas Charles Young, 53, a retired Navy captain and an airline pilot for American Airlines since the early 1980s, died of a heart attack Jan. 21 at a hospital in London while on a layover there.
He had lived in Springfield since the early 1980s.
Capt. Young, a Chicago native, received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Pfeiffer University in North Carolina and a master's degree in business from National University in San Diego.
He served in the Navy from 1971 to 1983. During that time, he commanded a squadron of S-3 Viking antisubmarine aircraft and served aboard the carriers USS John F. Kennedy and USS Saratoga.
He had been a member of the West Springfield High School Booster Club.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Kathleen K. Young of Springfield; a son, Michael of Virginia Beach; a daughter, Amy Young of Arlington; his father, Charles of Sarasota, Fla.; and three brothers.
Katharine A. Moore
Church Member Katharine A. Moore, 90, a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Gaithersburg, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 18 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville.
She had lived in Gaithersburg since the 1950s.
Mrs. Moore, a native of Bethlehem, Pa., was a graduate of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pa.
She taught high school English in Pennsylvania before moving to the Washington area.
She was a member of the Gaithersburg Senior Citizens Association.
Her husband, Harry E. Moore, died in 1965.
Survivors include two sisters, the Rev. Mary Alice Butkofsky and the Rev. Beatrice McConnell, both of Lancaster, Pa.