Stephen B. Hiltabidle
Stephen B. Hiltabidle
  • September 20, 1927 - February 1, 2017
  • Annapolis, Maryland

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Dr. Stephen Bartholf Hiltabidle of Annapolis, Maryland died peacefully at his home on February 1, 2017. He was born September 20, 1927 in Washington, D.C. to the late Beatrice and Walter Hiltabidle. He was preceded in death by his twin brother Thomas and his younger brother Charles.

The family moved to Edgewater where he attended Mayo Elementary School, he then went on to attend Annapolis High School. After graduating he served in the Merchant Marines for two years, post war in Europe. Upon returning he graduated in 1951 from Lafayette College where he played lacrosse and was a member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity.

In 1955 he graduated from George Washington School of Medicine. After his surgical residency, he was assigned to the United States Naval Academy as a surgeon and was commissioned as a Lt. Commander. He was chief of Surgery at Anne Arundel General Hospital, retiring in 1995.

His many hobbies included sailing, ocean racing, skiing, scuba diving, sports cars and traveling around the world. He was a member of The Cruising Club of America, The Sailing Club of the Chesapeake, and The Storm Trysail Club. Steve was a proud member of The Annapolis Yacht Club for over 50 years, where he was a past Commodore.

He is survived by his loving wife Mary of 61 years and three children; Stephen Bartholf Jr. (Beth), Nan Hiltabidle Burdett (Mark) and Michael Baker (Megan). He had six amazing grandchilden that made him smile everyday; Lauren, Katie, Max, Cara, Audrey and Brian.

The service will be held at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Church Circle Annapolis, Maryland February 11, 2017 at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made in his name to Maryland Hall, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD 21401, Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122 or Arundel Medical Center, 200 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, MD