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Robert Douglas Anderson Sr., 92, of Sykesville

Robert Douglas Anderson Sr., 92, of Sykesville, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Seasons Hospice in Randallstown.

Born Dec. 10, 1919, in Petersburg, Va., he was the son of the late Roy Richard and Mabel Anderson. He was the husband of Dorothy May Dodd Anderson, his wife of 73 years.

He was a garage superintendent for Greenspring Dairy. He was a veteran of the Army during World War II.

He was a member of Elders Baptist Church in Eldersburg, the Thunderbird Twirlers and Four County Square Dance. He liked to fly as a licensed pilot and enjoyed woodwork and metal work.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Sandra J. and husband Bill Derr, of Taneytown, Judith C. and husband Roy Block, of San Antonio, Robert D. Anderson Jr. and wife Joyce, of Westminster, and Donna Franklin, of Sykesville; a son-in-law, Donnie Franklin; a sibling Charlotte Young, of Friendship, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Virginia Hall; and brothers Roy W., Thomas W. and Charles R. Anderson.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Elders Baptist Church, 1216 Liberty Road, Sykesville, with the Rev. Jim Edmonson officiating. Interment will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Elders Baptist Church, 1216 Liberty Road, Sykesville, MD 21784.

Online condolences may be offered at http://www.burrier-queen.com.


Mary Grothe Appley, formerly of Reisterstown

Mary Grothe Appley, formerly of Reisterstown, died Nov. 19, 2011, in Elmont, N.Y.

Born Aug. 21, 1922, in Boring, she was the daughter of the late to Edward "Pop" Grothe and Margaret Smith Grothe.

She was the wife of C.O. "Apples" Appley who died in 2006.

She is survived by nieces Evelyn Townsend of Reisterstown and Patsy Cotter of Hanover, Pa.; close friends Rosemary McGoven and Lee Monismith of Fountain Valley, Ca.; and many other friends who loved her dearly.

Inurnment will be held on Friday, April 27, at 11:30 a.m. at All Saints Cemetery, 84 Bond Ave., in Reisterstown.


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Roy Coghill, age 81, of Sykesville

Roy Coghill, age 81, of Sykesville, died Thursday, April 12, 2012, at University Hospital in Baltimore.

Born Feb. 11, 1931, he was the son of the late Edgar Rudolph Coghill and Thelma Hazel Burton Coghill.

He was the husband of the late Myrt M. Shelton Coghill of Sykesville.

Roy spent his early years in Hartwood, Va. He served in the U.S. Navy, and after being discharged he worked in construction from 1950-1957. In 1957 he joined the Roland Larkin Co., doing demolition work. He was vice president of that company until 1977, after which he worked in the Engineering division of the Housing Authority of Baltimore. He was a member of Zion Methodist Church in Shipley. He enjoyed riding horses, hunting and playing his Martin guitar. He raced modified stock cars in the 1950s and 60s throughout the East Coast.

Survived by his daughter Linda Jean Lee; stepchildren Grace and Jack Poole, Joanie and Jerry Dunn, Christina Levinson, Andrew and Valerie Humen, David Humen and partner John Kane, Thomas Humen and grandchildren Jacob and William Rudasill and several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Carol Coghill, and brother, Edgar "Reds" Coghill and stepdaughter Karen Lingo.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, April 14, at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield (Beside South Carroll High School), with Rev. Richard Shamer officiating.

Interment was in Zion U. M. Church Cemetery, in Shipley.

Online condolences may be made http://www.burrier-queen.com.


Kara Marian Cook, 21, of Reisterstown

Kara Marian Cook, 21, of Reisterstown died on April 12, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident. She was born on June 7, 1990, in Baltimore, to Scott and June Miraflor Cook.

She attended Sacred Heart of Glyndon from kindergarten through eighth grade and went on to graduate from Franklin High School in 2008, after attending Notre Dame Preparatory from 2004-2005.

Working with mentor Francis Merryman at Tack 'N' Trot farm, Kara not only learned to ride competitively, but also began teaching children the basics of riding. She was enrolled in the Robert Paul Academy for Cosmetology. Kara was on track to graduate from Robert Paul in May 2012, with plans for employment as a hair stylist upon completion of her state examinations.

She is survived by, in addition to her parents, sister Caitlin Cook, boyfriend Paul Hogan, as well as all of her friends, family, and fellow students.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 27, at 1 p.m., at St. John's Episcopal Church, 3738 Butler Road, in Glyndon (www.stjohnsglyndon.org).

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Kara's scholarship foundation, to help needs-based students studying humanities.

Kara Cook Scholarship Foundation, Inc., Farmers & Merchants Bank, P.O. Box 249, 25 Westminster Pike, Reisterstown, MD 21136.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.ElineFuneralHome.com.


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Betty Shirley Curtin, 78, of Owings Mills

Betty Shirley Curtin, 78, of Owings Mills, died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at home.

Born on July 21, 1933, in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Velma Marshall Lamana. She was married to John Emery Curtin Jr.

She had been a postal worker.

She is survived by, in addition to her husband, daughters Lynn Bowman, Michele Santhin, and Kim Sumner all of Owings Mills; and son Frank Sumner Jr. of Olney.

She is also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by sister Val Pennington.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Eline Funeral Home, 11824 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Park.


Lindsay Martin Drechsler Sr., 74, of Reisterstown

Lindsay Martin Drechsler Sr., 74, of Reisterstown, died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at home.

Born Oct. 16, 1937, in Maryland, he was the son of the late George A. Drechsler and Myrle Fair Drechsler. He was the husband of Barbara Ann Cook Drechsler, his wife of 48 years.

He was the owner and operator of L.M. Drechsler Lawn service since 1963 and was a Vietnam veteran. He enjoyed bluegrass music and played the guitar. In his spare time he enjoyed camping, fishing, NASCAR and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are son and daughter-in-law Lindsay Jr. and Marci Drechsler, of Reisterstown; daughter and son-in-law Judith and Brian King, of Reisterstown; grandchildren Thomas Jr., Andrew and Melinda Lewis, and Chelsy Janney; siblings Louise Groomes, of Littlestown, Pa., Betty Cummings and Gilbert Drechsler, both of Westminster, James Drechsler, of Manchester, and Herman Drechsler, of Taneytown.

He was predeceased by siblings George "Bud" Drechsler Jr. and Leslie Drechsler.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Finksburg.

Online condolences may be offered at http://www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com.


Otho S. Dutton, 84, of Reisterstown

Otho S. Dutton, 84, of Reisterstown, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.

A service was held Saturday at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 60 Bond Ave., Reisterstown. Interment will be in the church cemetery.


Judith E. Mayne Ebberts, 70, of Randallstown

Judith E. Mayne Ebberts, 70, of Randallstown, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at home.

Born Sept. 7, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Ida Crowl Mayne. She was the wife of Bernard R. Ebberts.

She was a secretary for Loyola College, and Charlestown Retirement Center.

She was a member of Church of the Open Door and a member of Mahjong Girls.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children April R. and husband Brian Rose, of Westminster, and Todd Ebberts, of Randallstown; a brother, Joseph Mayne, of Finksburg; and grandchildren Nicholas, Gabrielle, Hannah and Joshua Rose.

She was predeceased by a brother, David Mayne.

A funeral services was held at Saturday at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield., with the Rev. E. Norris Belcher Jr., of Church of the Open Door, officiating. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be offered at http://www.burrier-queen.com.


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Adam Richard Katlic, 24, of Glyndon

Adam Richard Katlic, 24, died on April 21, 2012, at his home in Glyndon.

He was born Dec. 26, 1987, in Kingston, Pa., and lived in the Back Mountain until last year, when he moved with his family to Baltimore. He attended Wyoming Seminary and Holy Redeemer High School, then worked in various restaurants as a chef.

He grew up exploring the woods behind his house in Lehman. He loved animals, especially his cats Bam and Bagheera, and enjoyed cooking, chess, and computers. His family said he had "a profound intelligence and a lightning sense of humor."

He is survived by his parents, Diane and Mark; sister Katherine, grandparents Helen Kopcha and John and Nancy Katlic, and by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Frank Kopcha.

A private service will be led by the Rev. Richard Proctor at the St. John's Episcopal Church in Glyndon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made "In Memory of Adam Katlic" to St. John's Episcopal Church, 3738 Butler Road, Glyndon, MD 21136.

Condolences amy be made at http://www.elinefuneralhome.com or to dkkatlic@msn.com or mrkatlic@msn.com.


Catherine Kraynick, 92, of Reisterstown

Catherine Kraynick, 92, of Reisterstown, died on April 16, 2012, in Carroll Hospital Center.

Born March 9, 1920, in Ormond, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Wasyl and Mary Turbetsky Kokolus. She was married to the late Michael Kraynick.

She had worked as a buyer for a department store.

She is survived by son Michael A. Kraynick of Lake Shore, Md., and daughter Cynthia A. Morano of Reisterstown; grandchildren Robert and Steven Morano, Michael Freeman and Elizabeth Haynes; great-grandchildren Steven and Sadie Morano and Lucien Freeman; brother John Kokolus of Northampton, Pa., sister Jean Marth of North Catasauqua, Pa., and sister Betty Hosage of Dallas, Texas.

She was predeceased by brothers Joseph and Paul Kokolus and sister Anna Wadusky.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Sacred Heart Church, Glyndon, on Tuesday. Interment in Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 65 Sacred Heart Lane, Glyndon, MD 21117.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.ElineFuneralHome.com.


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Urath Ella Long, 89, of Upperco

Urath Ella Long, 89, of Upperco, died April 20, 2012, at the Chapel Hill Nursing Home in Randallstown.

Born Oct. 10, 1922, in Owings Mills, she was the daughter of the late Carroll Edward and Julia Carlisle Long.

She was a member of Reisterstown Seventh Day Adventist Church and had attended Christ Lutheran Church in Trenton in her earlier years. She enjoyed punch crafting.

Surviving are brothers Martin Long of Upperco and Monroe C. "Pete" Long of Tenn., and sister Lorraine Bond of Tenn.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the Christ Lutheran Church in Upperco with Pastor Michael C. Adams and Pastor Joshua Voigt officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be sent to the Christ Lutheran Church, 16530 Trenton Church Road Upperco, MD 21155 or Reisterstown Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7 Berryman's Lane, Reisterstown, MD 21136.

Online condolences may be offered at http://www.elinefh.com.


Ada Mae Shaffer, 87, of Hampstead

Ada Mae Shaffer, 87, of Hampstead, died Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the University Hospital Shock Trauma Unit in Baltimore.

Born Feb. 26, 1925, in Eccleston, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Stanley and Hester Eleanor Baublitz Hale. Se was the wife of Russell Monroe Shaffer, who died Sept. 5, 1999.

She was a greeter at the Wal-Mart in Hampstead from 2001 until 2005.

Surviving are daughters Nancy L. Geisler, of Bel Air and Peggy J. Wright, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; son Walter M. Shaffer Sr., of Berkley Springs, W.Va.; brother, Charles E. Hale, of Hanover, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by sons Kenneth W. and Roger L. Shaffer; brothers Milton, Amos, and Elmer Hale; and sisters Florence Tressler and Elsie Brown.

A funeral service was held Monday at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead., with the Rev. Denise Millett officiating. Interment in Mount Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 3800 Black Rock Road, Upperco, MD 21155.

Online condolences may be offered at http://www.elinefh.com.


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Todd Joseph Stallknecht, 40, of Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Hampstead

Todd Joseph Stallknecht, 40, of Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Hampstead, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne.

Born Sept. 8, 1971, in Reisterstown, he was the son of Bernadette Lee Barnes Stallknecht, of Hampstead, and the late Joseph Frederick Stallknecht.

He was a 1989 graduate of North Carroll High School. He was machinist with Phantom Products.

In his spare time, he enjoyed racing Jeeps, scuba diving, NASCAR, and riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are sisters and brother-in-law Michele and Walter Sick Jr., and Nicole and Todd Caple, all of Westminster; a brother, Eric Stallknecht, of Manchester; a niece, Caitlin Sick, of Westminster; aunts and uncle Thelma Kline, of Baltimore, and Helen and Al Stallknecht, of Pennsylvania; and friends Damien and Michelle McDermott and family, and Donald Garmer and family.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Parkwood Cemetery in Baltimore.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Animal Rescue Inc., 2 Heritage Farm Drive, New Freedom, PA 17349; Wyland Foundation, 5 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656; or to Hubbs-Seaworld Research Center, 3830 South Highway A1A No. 4-181, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951.

Online condolences may be offered at http://www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com.


James Arthur Wolff Sr., 68, of Baltimore

James Arthur Wolff Sr., 68, of Baltimore, died April 18, 2012, at his home. Born March 5, 1944, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Leo F. Wolff Sr. and Josephine Fertitta Wolff.

He is survived by his children Carolyn "Gina" Rolland of Randallstown and James A. Wolff Jr. of Baltimore; grandchildren Kimberly, Kelsey and Wesley; three sisters, a brother and other relatives and friends.

A funeral service was held on Monday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills. Interment in Lake View Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be offered at http://www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com.

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