David M. Buffington, 61, died June 1...


David M. Buffington, 61, died June 1 at his home. A former resident of Union Bridge, he was the husband of Barbara Witzke Buffington. A graduate of Western Maryland College, he also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the law firm of Semmes, Bowen and Semmes here. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son,David M. of Baltimore County; daughter, Carol L. Whitfield of Allegany County; sisters Mrs. Charles P. Sayler of Union Bridge and Mrs. Edmond Venzie of Pennsylvania, and five grandchildren.

DATELINE: Eldersburg

Mary Miller Shipley, 85, died Monday at Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. She was the wife of the late T. Eldridge "Mac" Shipley. Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

DATELINE: Finksburg

John W. Talbert, 86, died June 2 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Mattie Ensor Talbert and the father of the late John I. Talbert. For many years, he worked at Reisterstown Lumber Co. in Baltimore County. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Glenn C. Sr. of here and Harry R. Sr. of Virginia; daughtersJune E. Taylor of here, Anne L. Seal of Hanover, Pa., and Mary G. Glass of Arkansas; brothers Henry of Reisterstown and Ernest of Florida; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Hampstead

James A. Cotterino, 43, died Wednesday at his Baltimore County office. He was the husband of Brenda J. Cotterino. A Vietnam veteran, he was president of CC & T Co. and did utility and excavation work. Inaddition to his wife, survivors include his mother, Ann C. of Baltimore County; daughters Tracy L. Jones of Baltimore County and Christine A. Rackley of North Carolina; son, Jason T. of here; brothers George Sweitzer of Queen Anne's County and Paul J. Cotterino of Pennsylvania; sister Catherine M. Johnson of Baltimore County, and one granddaughter.

Teresa C. Jackson, 62, died Wednesday at her home. She was the wife of Andrew M. Jackson Jr. A homemaker for most of her life, she was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Westminster. In additionto her husband, survivors include sons Dwight D. and Andrew M. III, both of Baltimore County; sister, Mary Keiner of New Jersey and one granddaughter.

DATELINE: Randallstown

Audrey C. Robinson, 73, died Wednesday at Baltimore County General Hospital. A Baltimore County resident, she was a retired bookkeeper. Survivors include a son, Stephen A. of Mount Airy; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Sykesville

Carl D. Willis, 63, died Thursday at BaltimoreCounty General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Dorothy L. Willis. A veteran of the Korean War, he was a custodian at Sykesville Middle School. Survivors include daughters Tamitha L. Willis and Brenda S. Spillman, both of here, Cathy L. Hurd of Taneytown and Peggy E.Sutch of Westminster; son, Carl D. Jr. of here; sisters Mary Perry of Mount Airy, Valerie Redmond and Nancy Trent, both of Tennessee, andBetty Humple of Union Bridge, and brothers Henry Holt of Talbot County and Phillip Holt of Mount Airy. Services are at 10 a.m. Monday at Sharon Baptist Church. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Haight Funeral Home here.

DATELINE: Westminster

Mary Ruth Martin, 79, died Tuesday at her home. During World War II, she had worked as a licensed practical nurse at a Baltimore defense plant. She later retired from Springfield State Hospital. Surviving is a sister, Marie E. Martin of here and several nieces and nephews.

Florence D. Calhoun, 91, died Thursday in Gettysburg, Pa. She was thewidow of Samuel G. Calhoun. Before retiring, she had worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Survivors include brothers John F. Mullerof Florida and Henry W. Muller of Middleburg.

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