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Carroll County loses a goodwill ambassador [Eagle Archive]

One of Carroll County's premier goodwill ambassadors, Florence Kathleen "Kay" Church, 66, died June 6 at Carroll Hospital Center. I knew Church, whom many called "Aunt Kay," for many years. Many knew her as the long standing receptionist at the Carroll County Office Building on North Center Street, where she worked for 20 years before retiring in 2010. Church started working for the county in August 1988. She had worked for Black and Decker in Hampstead, the Manchester Pharmacy and the Hampstead sewing factory, before taking a job in personnel services (now called production distribution) on the bottom floor of the building. In November 1989, she got a...