BALTIMORE — Evelyn M. Brown, 91, a former Carroll County resident, died Dec. 22 at Pickersgill Home in Towson, Baltimore County. Survivors include nieces Sheila Young of Westminster and Ruth Chisholm of Oakland, and nephew Carl Reed, of here.

Ida M. Elliott, 79, died Dec. 23 at Deaton Medical Center here. She was the wife of the late Milton I. Elliott. Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Helmstetter, and two grandchildren, Tracy Hiscock and Glenn Helmstetter, all of Westminster. The family requests memorial donations to the Carmelite Monastery, 1318 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, Md. 21204.


Lucy Engle, 70, a Baltimore County resident, died Dec. 26 at Joseph Ritchie Hospice in Baltimore. She was the wife of the late Howard F. Engle. For more than 15 years,she had been employed by the Baltimore County Board of Education. Survivors include a son, H. Joe Engle of New Windsor; daughter VirginiaBuettner of Caroline County; sister Virginia Catanzaro of Anne Arundel County; and four grandchildren.

Joseph C. Eichelberger, 87, died Christmas Day. He was the husband of the late Wilhelmina L. Eichelberger. He was one of the first appointed statedriving examiners and was a member of a traveling road crew that administered driving tests across the state. Survivors include daughtersBetty L. James and Marion A. Maeser, both of Baltimore County; son George C. of Delaware; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


Charlotte M. Fitz, 79, died Dec. 26 at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of John B. Fitz. A member of Calvary United Methodist Church here, she also was a member andpast president of the Carroll County Garden Club. She was active in the hospital auxiliary. In addition to her husband, two nieces survive.

Elizabeth S. Smith, 93, died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Horace V. Smith. She was predeceased by her son and daughter. Surviving are eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. The family requests memorial contributions to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, where she was a member, at 4300 Church Road, Millers, Md.21107.

John T. Farinholt, 64, died Thursdayat his home. He was the husband of Mary C. Farinholt. Active in fireservice, he was a member and past president of the Lisbon Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Howard County Firemen's Association, serving on its board of directors. He also had served in the U.S.Army during the Korean War. In addition to his wife, survivors include his children, Deborah Gamber, Cynthia Barnard and Mark A. Farinholt, all of here, Elizabeth Parks of Washington County, Pamela Farinholt of Taneytown, Jeannie Warfield of Woodbine and Paul B. Farinholt ofWestminster; brother Joseph Farinholt of Westminster; sisters Elizabeth Miller, Dot Meilie and Mildred Howard of Westminster; and 12 grandchildren.

Norman K. Wilson, 80, died Dec. 21 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Helen M. Wilson. He was retired from the building business. In addition to hiswife, survivors include daughters Doris L. Chaney of Eldersburg and Patricia A. Yingling of here; sister Anna Ruth Dixon of here; and twograndchildren.

Marcella A. Schilling, 85, aformer resident here, died Christmas Day at Artesia General Hospitalin New Mexico. She was the wife of Ralph L. Schilling. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a sister, Lillian Crumbacker of here, and several nieces and nephews.

A. Louise Schaeffer, 78, a former resident here, died Dec. 26 at Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. A 1932 graduate of Western Maryland College, she had workedfor Exxon Corp. After her retirement, she undertook volunteer work for the American Red Cross and Springfield Hospital Center. She was the last of her immediate family. Several nieces and nephews survive.

Evelyn K. Mentzer, 81, died Dec. 26 at Rosetta Nursing Home here. She was the wife of the late George G. Mentzer and the mother of the late Gilson E. Mentzer. Retired after 22 years with the Cambridge Rubber Co., she also was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Harney. Survivors include daughters Bernice Walck of Pennsylvania, Frances Workman of Ohio, Evelyn Slaybaugh-Parrish of here and Patricia Hivelyof Harney; sister Mae Vance of Washington County; brothers John W. Wilson of Pennsylvania, Gene Wilson of Minnesota and Norman Wilson of West Virginia; 20 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Samuel O. Bohn, 86, died Thursday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Gertrude N. Bohn. Employed by Western Maryland Railroad, he was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Workers. Survivors include daughters Marleen Bushman of Pennsylvania and Charlotte Connell of Taneytown; son Samuel L. Bohn of Florida; brother Elmer Bohn of here; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.


Franklin R. Jenkins, 55, died Dec. 23 at his home. He was the son of Henry and Leah Jenkins and the husband of Joanne B. Jenkins. A nurse's aid at Taylor Manor Hospital, Howard County, he also was a member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church. Other survivors include a sister, Christine Phillips, and brothers Glenn and Charles Jenkins, all of North Carolina. The family requests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 280 E. Main St., Westminster, Md. 21157.

William I. Green Henderson, 36, died Dec. 21 at Capitol Hill Hospital here. He was the son of William Green of York, Pa. and Rachel V. Hill and Dean O. Henderson, both of Taneytown. A 1972 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School, he had been a salesman for Marlow Furniture Store in Prince George's County. In addition to his parents, survivors include sisters Kellee E. Bosley of Westminster and Faye H. Tomlin of North Carolina; brothers Jayson D. Henderson and William Johnson, both of Pennsylvania; paternal grandfather, Aquilla Green of Pennsylvania, and maternal grandfather, Theodore Hill of Taneytown.

Twila J. Jones, 58, died Dec. 22 at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of J. Edgar Jones. She had worked for Random House here for 22 years and was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist. In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Charon D. Coonfield of Kansas; sons Durl E. Jones ofWisconsin and Bruce J. Jones of here; sisters Helen M. Chorpenning of New Windsor and R. Naomi Fritz of Massachusetts; and two grandchildren.

Robert M. Cashman, 28, died Monday at his parents' home here. He was the son of Robert and June S. Cashman. A 1980 graduate of Westminster High School and a 1984 graduate of Loyola College, Baltimore, he was employed as assistant manger of Drug Fair here. He was a member of the Church of the Open Door. In addition to his parents, survivors include paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Carr of here; maternal grandmother, Louise M. Snyder of here; and brother and sister-in-law, David W. and Sandra Cashman, of here. The family requests memorial donations to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St.

Donna J. Harman, 38, died Dec. 23 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was the daughter of Woodard A. and Eleanor A. Roberts Sr. of Reisterstown, Baltimore County. She was the wife of Bernard C. Harman. She was one of the founders and a volunteer for WINGS, a cancer support group here. In addition to her husband and parents, survivors include her children Jodi L., Sheri L., and Darrin K. Harman, all of her home here; brother Woodard Roberts of here; sisters Janet G. Knight of Reisterstown and Jo Ann Larrimore of Timonium, Baltimore County. The family requests memorials in her name to WINGS, Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St., here.

Avis R. Wise, 51, died Dec. 23 at Montgomery County General Hospital. She was the wife of William J.Wise Jr. She had worked for the U.S. government for about 20 years. A member of Calvary Lutheran Church, she participated in the choir and social ministry. In addition to her husband, survivors include children William J. Wise III and Jennifer L. Veater, both of Prince George's County, 1st Lt. Andrew J. Wise of the U.S. Army, Amy C. and Matthew J. Wise, both of home; and brother Lawrence Swanson, of Mexico. The family requests memorial contributions to the church's Building Fund, Box 215, Woodbine, Md. 21797.


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