Bert E. Webb, 72, died Feb. 16 at Harford Memorial County. A HarfordCounty resident, he was the husband of the late Eleanor T. Webb. Before his retirement, he was a construction inspector at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Survivors include a daughter, Ada E. Patterson of Eldersburg; brothers, Merrill C. Webb of Pennsylvania and James C. Webb of Ohio; and a sister, Beatrice W. Higgins of here.

Mount Airy

Clefton L. Keefer, 66, died Tuesday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Until his retirement, he was a dairy farmer all his life. Survivors include brothers, William F. Keeferof Johnsville and G. Thomas Keefer of Tyrone; one aunt; and several nieces andnephews.

Mount Pleasant

Robert D. Mitten Jr., 6, died Tuesday, when he was struck and killed by a truck as he waited for the school bus near his Frederick County home. A first-grade student at Libertytown Elementary in Frederick County, he was the son of Robert D. Sr. and Candy Lou H. Mitten. Other survivors include a paternal grandmother, Virginia Mitten of Westminster; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hartlaub of Pennsylvania; sister, Holly Lynn Hartlaub; and several uncles and aunts.

New Windsor

Russell C. Lambert, 84, died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of Ruthanna B. D. Lambert. An active life member of St. Luke's Winters Lutheran Church, he served on the church council and the cemetery board. He had owned Lambert's Garage and the New Windsor Laundromat. He also served on the Town Council for 32 years and as chief of the Volunteer Fire Co. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Marianna L. Burkholder and Alice L. Cheeks, both of here; sisters, Ruthanna Boone and Kathleen Boone, both of Howard County, and Isabel Naceof Pennsylvania; and two grandsons. The family requests memorials bemade to the church.

Owings Mills

Harry L. Wintz, 67, a former Baltimore County resident, died Monday in Jacksonville, Fla.He was the husband of Lucille Y. Wintz. A retired Baltimore County fireman, he was a life member of the Volunteer Fire Co. here. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he also was a member of the American Legion in Reisterstown, Baltimore County. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Deborah D. Wintz of Westminster; a stepdaughter, Bonnie Benbow of California; and one grandson.


Fred W. Lucas, 49, died Tuesday near his home in Baltimore County. He was the son of LaRue S. Lucas of Westminster and the late Glenn T. Lucas. He was the husband of A. Susan Lucas. A graduate of Westminster High School and the University of Baltimore, he had served in the U.S. Navy. In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include a son, Dale W. Lucas of Taneytown; and a daughter, Elizabeth A. Green of Westminster.


Harvey "Bud" Fitting, 75, died Monday at his home. He was the husband of Dorothy A. Fitting.He had served on the church council and property committee of Calvary Lutheran Church. He had worked for the U.S. Government Printing Office. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Phyllis L. Heinz of Baltimore County and two grandchildren. A memorial servicewill be at 3 p.m. today at the church. The family requests memorial donations be made to the church.

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