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Chad T. Molesworth, 6 months, the infant son of Keith and Kimberly Black Molesworth Jr. of here, died June 9. In addition to his parents, survivors include a brother, Eric A. Molesworth; grandparents, Joan and Keith Molesworth Sr. of here and Virginia and Millard Black of Westminster; great-grandmothers, Barbara Chaudron of Baltimore and Thelma Black of Westminster.
Catherine McGourn, 77, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Charles L. McGourn. Survivors include daughters, Catherine McGehrin of Baltimore and Joan Schickle ofPhiladelphia; sons, James McGourn of Florida and Edward McGourn of Philadelphia; sisters, Anna Owens, Helen Wood and Agnes Bradley, all of Philadelphia; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
L. Viola Hall, 93, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Charles L. Hall and the mother of the late Clark J. Hall and M. Madeline Brown. She was a member of Flohrville United Methodist Church and the Homemakers Club. Survivors include a son, Norris C. Hall of here; daughters, Janet H. Beall of here, ImogeneV. Hillis of Delaware and Agnes H. Tabler of Sykesville; stepdaughter, Hazel Ryan of Frederick; nine grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Louise Pearson, 78, died June 8 at St. Joseph Hospital in Baltimore County. A Baltimore County resident, she was the wife of William H. Pearson Jr. In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, William H. Pearson III of Westminster; sisters, Catherine Dywer of Sykesville and Evelyn Steiner of Baltimore County; and four grandchildren.
Thelma Pruzan, 90, died June 9 at Carroll Lutheran Village. She was thewife of the late Leon Pruzan. Survivors include a daughter, Roberta H. Mowery of here; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Elsie F. Harding, 73, died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Thomas R. Harding. She was a retired personneldirector for The Baltimore Sun. In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Ferne H. Childs of Virginia; brother, Thomas Kimmitt of Baltimore; and two granddaughters.
Clyde S. Winegard Jr.,69, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Rita Huntsman Winegard. Before retiring, he had worked at Western Electric. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he also was a life member of Pioneers of America. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Clyde S. Winegard III of Baltimore County; daughters, Debbie S. Wilson of Baltimore County and Sandra G. Carlucci of Charles County; sister, Gwendolyn Jones of Virginia; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Daisy V. Leasure, 86, died Tuesday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late JosephW. Leasure and the mother of the late Mary Jane Kittle. Surviving are daughters, Betty Lee Lohmeyer of Allegany County and Anna M. Dowdy of here; sister, Anna M. Blamble of Millers; 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Helen L. Wheeler, 86, died Thursday at Constant Care Nursing Center in Sykesville. She was the mother of the late Helen L. Hullett and William Wheeler. Survivors include six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Charles H. Baird, 69, died Tuesday at his home. He was the husband of Pauline V. Baird. He had retired from the Carroll County Roads Department. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was decorated with several service medals. In additionto his wife, survivors include sons, Charles T. Baird of Taneytown, Ronald L. Baird of Littlestown, Pa.; a daughter, Charline R. Baird ofhere; two grandchildren and eight brothers and sisters.
ElizabethC. Bittinger, 84, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital.She was the wife of the late Carl R. Bittinger. A retired seamstress, she also was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Surviving are a brother, Charles M. Brenneman of Michigan; and a sister, Etta Buckel of Garrett County.