Edgar Rohde Sr., Reisterstown businessman, diesServices for...


Edgar Rohde Sr., Reisterstown businessman, dies

Services for Edgar G. Rohde Sr., who owned businesses in Reisterstown for 60 years, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 116054 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills.

Mr. Rohde, 75, died Tuesday of cancer at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He lived on Nicodemus Road in Reisterstown.

He operated an appliance and furniture store and until about 15 years ago also owned a grocery store, where he started working while he was a teen-ager.

The Medina, Ohio, native served in the Navy during World War II. He belonged to the Reisterstown Post of the American Legion, the Ionic Lodge of the Masons, of which he was former master, the York Rite and the Boumi Temple. He also was a member of Mount Gilead United Methodist Church, the United States Christian Business Men's Association and the Community Men's Bible Class of Glyndon. He was a life member of both the Reisterstown and Glyndon volunteer fire companies.

He is survived by his wife, the former Betty Richards; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Kehne of Columbia; four sons, Edgar G. Rohde Jr. of Reisterstown, C. David Rohde of Bellingham, Wash., William C. Rohde of Colonial Heights, Va. and Robert Ted Rohde of Reisterstown; two sisters, Wilma Dowell of Cockeysville and Glenna Schucker of Lochearn; and 13 grandchildren.

Dr. Carol G. Dimont

Clinical psychologist

Dr. Carol Glazer Dimont, a clinical psychologist who worked at schools and children's institutions in the Washington area, died Monday at a Staten Island, N.Y., hospital of complications to cancer.

Services for Dr. Dimont, who was 30 and lived in Silver Spring, were held yesterday at the Menorah Chapels Funeral Home on Staten Island.

Dr. Dimont was a native of Staten Island and a graduate of Syracuse University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She held a master's degree and doctorate from George Washington University and served an internship at the University of Maryland.

Her husband, Richard J. Dimont, works in a Montgomery County Health Department laboratory.

In addition to her husband, her survivors include her parents, Julius and Diana Glazer of Staten Island; and a sister, Eileen Glazer of New York City.

Carl B. Marquand

Chemist and teacher

Carl B. Marquand, a retired chemist at the Edgewood Arsenal and a former interim president of the Baltimore College of Commerce, died Tuesday of heart failure at the Dulaney-Towson Nursing and Convalescent Center. He was 95.

Dr. Marquand lived for many years in the Hampton area.

He retired in 1970 after nearly five years at the commerce college, where he also served as vice president and taught statistics and science.

He began working for Edgewood in 1941 as a toxicologist.

Previously, he was a statistician and high school science teacher in Ohio, where he once taught in a one-room school.

During World War I, he served as a cavalry officer in the Army.

The Marquand Mills, Ohio, native was a graduate of Ohio State University, where he earned his doctorate in biological chemistry, specializing in the study of sugars. He also studied at Columbia University.

As executive secretary of the American Chemical Society advisory committee to the Army Chemical Corps, he strongly opposed the use of chemical and biological weapons.

His first wife, the former Helen Hunt, died in 1974.

He is survived by his wife, the former Peggy A. Roberts; and three stepdaughters, Jodell Spittel of Baltimore, Nancy Roberts of Columbus, Ohio, and Molly Roberts of Chicago.

Services are private.

Mary L. Larsen


Mary L. Larsen, a Baltimore native and retired state government worker in Colorado, died last Thursday after a heart attack at her home on Glen Keith Boulevard in Towson.

Mrs. Larsen, who was 88, returned to the Baltimore area after she retired from her job as a secretary in Denver.

The former Mary L. Parsons was educated at St. Elizabeth's School.

She was a member of the Sodality at Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, the American Association of Retired Persons, and the Lupus Foundation.

Her husband, Nelvert Larsen, who worked for the Martin Marietta Corp. in Middle River and Denver, died before she returned here.

Surviving are two sisters, Marion Guyton of Stevensville and Elizabeth Shea of Towson; and a granddaughter, Pamela Ainslie Bringhurst of Baltimore.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

May T. Green

Worked for governor

A Mass of Christian burial for May T. Green, a retired administrative assistant in the governor's Baltimore office, will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 6428 York Road.

Mrs. Green died Tuesday after a heart attack at her home on Dumbarton Road in Rodgers Forge.

She retired nearly a year ago after working since 1952, when Theodore R. McKeldin was governor in the Baltimore office. She specialized in handling citizens' requests.

The former May Taymans was a native of Baltimore of Irish and Belgian descent. Her husband, Harry E. Green, died in 1967.

She is survived by five daughters, Delia Green of Rodgers Forge, Joyce Green of Catonsville, Patricia Goforth, of Seattle, and Joan Stickell and Barbara Curtis, both of Timonium; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

E. Lee Langrall Jr.

Mathematics teacher

Services for E. Lee Langrall Jr., a retired mathematics teacher, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld Home, 10 W. Padonia Road, Timonium.

Mr. Langrall, who was 50, died Sunday of cancer at his home in Sparks.

He taught in Baltimore middle and high schools for 25 years, retiring last year because of his illness.

Mr. Langrall also worked for many years as a bartender at the Johns Hopkins Club and at the Pimlico and Alonso's restaurants.

The Baltimore native was educated at the McDonogh School and the University of Baltimore.

He is survived by two daughters, Tracy L. Langrall of Sparks and Megan L. Langrall of Dallastown, Pa.; a son, Chris K. Langrall of Fullerton; and a granddaughter.

Helen B. Downey

Waverly resident

Helen Barret Downey, a Waverly resident for many years, died Tuesday at the Meridian Nursing Center-Long Green after a long illness. She was 97.

During World War II, she was a librarian for Black and Decker Co. in Towson. She was born Helen Barret in Pennsylvania and came to Baltimore as a young woman. Her husband, Samuel Boyd Downey, a civil engineer, died in 1987.

Mrs. Downey is survived by a son-in-law, Arnold Wilkes of Baltimore.

Private services are planned.

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