Services will take place for Glen Burnie resident Rose Ida McComas Orendorff at 1 p.m. today at Calvary Chapel Christian Center.
Mrs. Orendorff, 71, died of natural causes March 30 at North Arundel Hospital.
A Glen Burnie resident for the past 20 years, Mrs. Orendorff, a homemaker, enjoyed making doll clothes, crocheting, writing poetry, sewing, needlepoint, and crafts of all kinds.
She is survived a husband, Hollis W. Orendorff; a daughter, Bonnie J. Helbig of Severn; twobrothers, William McComas and Charles McComas, both of Dundalk; and a grandson.
Arrangements are being made by Singleton Funeral Home.
EDITH SCHULTHEIS, SECRETARY, 86
Services took place for Severna Park resident Edith Pansy Dernback Schultheis April 2 at Singleton Funeral Home.
Mrs. Schultheis, 86, died March 29 at her home.
A resident of Severna Park since 1957, she was a graduate of Portsmouth College of Business and Strayer Business College.
She was employedby the National Security Administration for 12 years until her retirement in the late 1960s.
Her hobbies included ceramics, drawing, collecting, and sewing.
Her husband, Harry Schultheis, died before her.
She is survived by a daughter, Marcella H. Doerson of Gambrills; two sons, Russell L. Heath of Severna Park and Joseph R. Heath ofDundalk; a sister, Marie McNamer of Portsmouth, Ohio; ten grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
DARLENE M. SEALS, CASHIER, 18
Services took place for former Severn resident Darlene Marie Seals April 2 at Singleton Funeral Home.
Miss Seals, 18, died in an auto accident March 28 in Savannah, Ga.
A former Meade Senior High School student, she worked as a cashier at Taco Bell at Jumpers Hole.
She was active in sports while in high school. She was a member of Jade Garden Bandits Softball Team and the Severn Athletic Club.
Her hobbies included sports and drawing.
Miss Seals is survived by her parents, George T. Seals of Tennessee and Barbara J. Seals ofMillersville; her grandmother, Venus Easton; two brothers, Steven H. Seals of Baltimore and Bruce T. Seals of Glen Burnie; and two sisters, Susan A. Seals of Hanover and Donna L. Seals of Baltimore.
ELAINE R. MCQUOID, PERSONNEL SPECIALIST, 83
Services took place for Severna Park resident Elaine Ray Elliott McQuoid April 1 at All Hallows Episcopal Chapel in Davidsonville.
Mrs. McQuoid, 83, died of congestive heart failure March 28 at her home.
A Severna Park resident for the past 35years, she worked as a personnel management specialist for the U.S. Civil Service from 1943 to 1979.
Her husband, Donald T. McQuoid, died before her.
She is survived by a daughter, Dr. Don McQuoid Reynolds of SevernaPark; a son, Lauriston R. McQuoid of Denton; and five grandchildren.
RUSSELL A. MUHL, ENGINEER, 67
Services took place for Pasadena resident Russell Allen Muhl April 2 at Singleton Funeral Home.
Mr. Muhl, 67, died March 29 at North Arundel Hospital.
A county resident for 45 years, he was employed by Amtrak as an engineer for 45 yearsuntil his retirement in 1987. Subsequently, he worked part time for the Maryland Gazette in the circulation department. He also served inthe U.S. Army during World War II.
Mr. Muhl was a member of Marley United Methodist Church, a life member of the Rivera Beach Volunteer Fire Department, Glen Burnie Lodge 213, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers 482, and Arundel Chapter 80 of the Elks.
His hobbies included working around the house, his grandchildren and baseball.
He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Reese Muhl; three sons, Mark Muhl of St. Petersburg, Fla., Gregory Muhl of Pasadena, and Joseph Muhlof Millersville; and five grandchildren.
LILLIAN H. SEARS, REVIEW WORKER, 74
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Hanoverresident Lillian Helen Napoli Sears at 10 a.m. April 4.
Mrs. Sears, 74, died of complications of cancer March 31 at North Arundel Hospital.
She was employed as a review worker for the Social Security Administration for 17 years until her retirement in 1977.
Mrs. Sears was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Her husband, William R. Sears, died before her.
She is survived by two daughters, Olive Hopkins and Cecelia Brandt, both of Baltimore; two sons, Joseph Sears of Fruitland and Mark Sears of Annapolis; six grandchildren andfour great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by Singleton Funeral Home.
SAMUEL WOLFORD SR., RET. ARMY MAJOR, 81
Funeral services will take place for Severn resident Samuel Harry Wolford Sr. at 12:30 p.m. April 4 at Singleton Funeral Home.
Mr. Wolford, 81, died March 30 at his home after a lengthy illness.
He retired from the U.S. Army after 27 years of service in 1954.
Mr. Wolford was a member of American Legion Post 276 on Quarterfield Road, the National Rifle Association and the Retired Officers Association.
His hobbies included fishing, hunting, gardening and cooking. He enjoyed his family.
His wife, Beulah V. Garmong Wolford, died before him.
He is survived by a daughter, Julia M. Shai of Gambrills; a son, Samuel H. Wolford Jr. of Severn; two brothers; two sisters; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
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