A memorial service for Anna Young Dammann, a retired practical nurse who had done volunteer work in Haiti and at Dr. Albert Schweitzer's hospital in Africa, will be held at noon today at Grace and St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Park Avenue and Monument Street.
Mrs. Dammann died of cancer Sept. 25 at her home on East 38th Street. She was 70.
She retired nearly 10 years ago. She had worked in private duty nursing and at hospitals, principally Union Memorial. She began her nursing career in the mid-1960s after graduating from a practical nursing school at University Hospital.
Earlier she was employed for about 15 years as a secretary by the Scovill Manufacturing Co.
In the late 1960s she met Dr. Schweitzer and was inspired to work during her vacation as a volunteer in the Nobel Peace Prize winner's hospital.
She later spent a similar working vacation in Haiti.
The former Anna Young, born in Baltimore, grew up here and in
Ocean City. She was a graduate of the Hannah More Academy.
She is survived by a daughter, Catherine Young Dammann of Baltimore; a son, Samuel Y. Dammann of Houston; and a grandson.