Ralph P. Iacangelo
High School Teacher
Ralph P. Iacangelo, 80, a former biology and chemistry teacher at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, died of cancer Nov. 17 at Holy Cross Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He had lived in Silver Spring.
He taught at Bethesda-Chevy Chase from 1950 to 1979 and served for a time as department chairman. He continued to substitute teach there until 1993.
Mr. Iacangelo was born in Washington and graduated from Eastern High School, where he was a first violinist in the school orchestra. He received a bachelor's degree from Wilson Teachers College and a master's degree in education from George Washington University.
He was in World War II and served in the Army Air Forces as a chief mechanic stationed mostly in Biloxi, Miss.
Mr. Iacangelo enjoyed riding his moped. He rode it throughout Silver Spring before the area became so busy with traffic and often took it to Ocean City, where he would attract attention from youngsters, who would call out, "Hey, Pop."
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Mary Lou Iacangelo of Silver Spring; a son, Richard Iacangelo of Columbia; and a brother, Albert Iacangelo of Washington.
Timothy W. Lucey
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Timothy W. Lucey, 84, a retired aircraft maintenance worker who kept military aircraft at Andrews Air Force Base in shape, died of cancer Nov. 16 at the Washington Hospice. He was a resident of Chevy Chase.
Mr. Lucey spent his career in aircraft maintenance, working at Andrews from 1961 to 1982, when he retired as an assistant maintenance control officer for the 89th Military Airlift Group, which flies the president, vice president, Cabinet members and other dignitaries around the world. Mr. Lucey had worked the previous 15 years at Bolling Air Force Base.
He was born in Phillipsburg, N.J., and went to work after high school for the federal government at Middletown Air Depot in Pennsylvania, and was transferred to Bolling in 1942. He entered the Army Air Forces in 1944 and served for two years.
After his retirement, Mr. Lucey worked as a consultant for Computer Sciences Corp. and for the Egyptian air force. He also worked as a purchasing manager for Cir-Q-Tel Microwave.
He won a number of awards for his work and was a member of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
His marriage to Juanita Lucey ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Helen H. Lucey of Chevy Chase; a daughter from his second marriage, Loretta McMahon of Oak Hill; two stepchildren, Nicholas Triantis of Shady Side and Maria Triantis of Silver Spring; and four grandchildren.