Obituaries for 7/7

July 07, 2002

Antoinette Baiata

BALTIMORE - Antoinetta "Toni" Banasczewski Baiata of Baltimore died Saturday, July 6, 2002.

She is survived by her husband, John F. Baiata Sr.; a daughter, Cathleen Glacken; a son, John F. Baiata Jr.; a sister, Floriann Cranstoun; and three grandchildren.

Services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 8219 Town Center Drive, Baltimore, MD 21236.

Arrangements are by Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, Baltimore.

Alexandra Seredich

Alexandra Seredich, 72, of 206 N. Locust St., Hagerstown, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 17, 1930, in Pinsk, Russia, she was the daughter of the late Maxim and Olga Dubnovitsky Seredich.

She was a member of Slavic Church of God.


She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Nikolay Seredich; three daughters, Maria Redkovsky of Walkersville, Md., and Anna Krivetsky and Lubov Kravchenko, both of Hagerstown; four sons, Vasily Seredich, Nikolay Seredich, Stephen Seredich and Semyon Seredich, all of Hagerstown; a sister; four brothers; and 25 grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Frank J. Pryatel

DELTONA, Fla. - Frank John Pryatel, 88, of 545 Belltower Ave. and formerly of Hagerstown, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford, Fla.

He was born Nov. 20, 1913, in Cleveland.

He was a 1937 graduate of Ohio State University where he received a degree in metallurgical engineering.

He worked for Oliver Corp. for 20 years as chief metallurgist, general manager of the Outboard Motor Plant, general manager of the Farm Tractor Plant and director of Overseas Manufacturing. In 1966, he joined Mack Trucks Inc. as vice president and general manager of the Truck Engine, Transmission and Axle Plant in Hagerstown and retired as vice president of manufacturing and a member of the Board of Corporate Headquarters in Allentown, Pa. Later, he became an administrative consultant to J.L.G. Manufacturing.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy where he was an ordnance gunnery officer in the Caribbean and at the Bureau of Ordinance in Washington, D.C.

He was past president and director of the Hagerstown Area Chamber of Commerce; past general campaign chair of United Fund of Washington County; a member and past president of DeBary-Deltona, Fla., Rotary Club and Hagerstown-Longmeadow Rotary Club; and past president and member of the executive board of the Mason-Dixon Council Boy Scouts of America, who honored him with the Silver Beaver Award. He was a member of the American Legion of Charles City, Iowa, and of Hagerstown. He served as chairman of the Republican Committee.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Lillian May Holley Pryatel; three daughters, Carol P. Maxwell of Westborough, Mass., Holly A. Pryatel of Rockville, Md., and Janet L. Pryatel of Stuart, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Deltona Memorial Funeral Home in Orange City, Florida. The Rev. Marvin R. Park will officiate. Entombment will follow in Deltona Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, with military honors by VFW Post 8093 of DeBary, Fla.

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, Florida Affiliate, P.O. Box 21475, St. Petersburg, FL 33742.

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