Lloyd Owen Wenger, Jr.
August 16, 1946- January 6, 2012
Lloyd Owen Wenger, Jr., 65, of St. Leonard, MD, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2012 at his residence. He was born on August 16, 1946 in Washington, D. C. to Pauline Celeste Throop Wenger and the late Lloyd Owen Wenger, Sr.
Lloyd graduated from Lackey High School, Indian Head, MD, in 1964; Charles County Community College in 1976, earning an Associate of Science Degree; Lloyd graduated from the University of Maryland in 1978 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, with an emphasis on Solar Engineering. Among many awards he received was the May Fauth Award for Engineering and Math. From 1964-1966 he worked as an Apprentice Machinist at the Naval Ordinance Station, Indian Head Maryland. Lloyd proudly served in the United States Navy from 1966-1972, with assignments to: The USS Forrestal, the USS Robert E. Lee and the USS Ray. During this tenure in US Navy submarine service, he served in many strategic and critical capacities aboard nuclear powered submarines. In 1972, Lloyd began his dedicated career at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, BG&E, serving initially as Senior Plant Operator then followed from 1978-2011 as Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, utilizing his extensive design and operations experience in the Nuclear Power industry.
Lloyd is survived by his beloved wife Kathie Jean Wenger; children, Karla Celeste Wenger, Lloyd Owen Wenger III, David Justin Paulos, Kathryn Jean Paulos and Kristina Lauren Paulos of St. Leonard, Md.; mother, Pauline Celeste Throop Wenger; brother Paul D. Wenger and his wife Marlene of NC; sisters-in-law, Noel Hiotis of Washington, D. C. and Nancy Mountain of Hughesville, MD.
The family will receive friends at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 5:30 PM until the time of the service celebrating his life at 7:00 PM. Calvert Hospice Chaplain, Pastor Gerry Headley officiating. Interment services will be held on Friday, January 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the chapel at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD.
Thursday, January 12, 2012