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Robert M. Tavenner, 40, died Monday. Services were Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Randallstown, Baltimore County. He was the husband of Nancy A. Tavenner. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Catherine and Robert Tavenner. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters Holley E. and Kelley A. Tavenner, both at home; brothers John J.

Tavenner of Westminster, Phillip K. Tavenner of Howard County and James G.


Tavenner of Baltimore County. The family requests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 280 E. Main St., Westminster, MD 21167.

Mount Airy

Susan G. Hornick, 33, died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was the wife of Brian K. Hornick. A graduate of Parkdale High School in Greenbelt, Prince George's County, she also was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband, survivors include her children, Daniel K. and Ashley S. Hornick, both at home; sisters Stephanie Enrille of Florida and Denise Drumheller of Greenbelt; brother, Steven McClanahan of Greenbelt; and maternal grandmother, Violet Toledano of Greenbelt.


Zachary C. Wink, infant son of Robbie W. and Mary Beth C. Wink, died Monday at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. Services were Wednesday at St.

Peter's Catholic Cemetery in Libertytown, Frederick County. In addition to his parents, survivors include maternal grandparents George and Mildred Connor of here and paternal grandparents Kaye and Blair Wink of Pennsylvania.


Joshua W. Toth, infant son of David J. and June R. Toth, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. Graveside services were Friday at the Meadow Branch Cemetery, Westminster. In addition to his parents, survivors include brothers Anthony D. and Andrew R. Toth and sister Briana P. Toth, all at home; maternal grandparents Wayne and Edith Ravenscroft of Baltimore County; and paternal grandparents Bob and June Andrews of Harford County.


The family requests memorial contributions to the Joshua Toth Fund, Firm Foundation Rock Church, 1909 Suffolk Road, Finksburg, MD 21048.


Elizabeth M. Dearing, 77, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. Services were Friday at the Thomas D. Fletcher and Son Funeral Home here. She was the wife of James Dearing. Before retiring, she was a nurse's aide at Springfield Hospital. In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, Terry D. Dearing of Sykesville; daughters Saundra J.

Leatherwood of Sykesville, Brenda L. Pickett and Diane P. Caldwell, both of here; brother John Morris of Woodbine; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the Mission Fund at Bethel Assembly of God, where Mrs. Dearing had been a member, 2075 Fish and Game Road, Littlestown, PA 17340.

Mary L. Chew, 82, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Harry M. Chew. Before her retirement, she worked at Cambridge Rubber Co. in Taneytown and also at the hospital. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter 897 here. The chapter conducted a memorial service Wednesday. She is survived by daughters Margaret Miller and Alice Honeycutt, both of here, and Virginia L. Honeycutt of Chambersburg, Pa.; sons Harry H. Chew of here and John D. Chew of Houston, Texas; brothers James and Herman Tawney of here and Edward Tawney of Union Bridge; sisters Etta Mae Garber of here and Stella Miller of Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Robert S. Herb, 67, died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of M.


Dolores Herb. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he had been employed as assistant manager of Town and Country Furniture Store here. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Robert S. Jr., Stephen M. and Timothy M.

Herb, all of here; daughters D. Pamela Bair and Denise P. Miller, both of Finksburg; brother, Roy J. Herb of Hampstead; and 12 grandchildren.

Services were Friday at Pritts Funeral Home here.