Elizabeth F. FobesRetired school librarianA Mass of...


Elizabeth F. Fobes

Retired school librarian

A Mass of Christian burial for Elizabeth F. Fobes, a retired school librarian, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Texas.

Mrs. Fobes, who was 75, died Sunday after an apparent heart attack at her home on Stapleton Court in Timonium.

She retired in 1980 from Franklin High School after working there and in other Baltimore County schools for more than 20 years.

The former Elizabeth Fischer was a native of Northampton, Mass., and a graduate of Smith College.

She came to the Baltimore area in about 1950 with her husband, Malcolm R. Fobes. He died in 1981 after retiring as business services and plant director at Goucher College.

Mrs. Fobes was a member of the Cockeysville-Timonium Lioness Club, the Sunnybrook Homemakers, the Dulaney Valley Women's Association and the American Association of University Women.

She is survived by three sons, M. Randall Fobes II of Manassas, Va., Peter B. Fobes of Ocean City, and Paul B. Fobes of Hillsboro, W.Va.; a sister, Margaret Fischer of Williamstown, Mass.; and six grandchildren.

Edna B. Cochran

Telephone clerk

Services for Edna B. Cochran, a retired telephone clerk in the circulation department of The Baltimore Sun, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Howard K. McComas III Funeral Home in Abingdon.

Mrs. Cochran, who was 79 and lived in Fallston, died Sunday at Fallston General Hospital of heart failure.

She retired in 1982 from the circulation department, where she had worked since 1975. She started at the company in 1961, working as an assistant to proof readers.

The former Minnie Edna Burns was a native of Baltimore who was educated in the public schools.

Her husband, Clyde W. Cochran, is a retired home delivery route owner who first sold the News American and later The Baltimore Sun.

In addition to her husband, her survivors include two sons, Gene P. Cochran of Bel Air and James R. Cochran of Fallston; three daughters, Shirley Schaffer of Bel Air, Ruth Ann Bennett of Forest Hill and Mary Lou Mitchell of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and 13 grandchildren.

D. Douglas Fulton

Sold office machines

Graveside services for D. Douglas Fulton, an office machine salesman, will be held at 10 a.m. today at Druid Ridge Cemetery, Park Heights Avenue and Old Court Road.

Mr. Fulton, who was 38 and lived in Northwood, died Sunday of cancer at St. Joseph Hospital.

For the past year, he was a salesman for Mirror Copy Inc. in Towson.

Born in Easton and reared in Roland Park, he was a graduate of Northern High School and attended what is now Frostburg State University.

He is survived by his wife, the former Monica Bernatowicz; his father and stepmother, David H. and Jean Fulton of Monkton; a sister, Clarke Miller Fitzmaurice of Baltimore; and two brothers, R. Harcourt Fulton of Sudbrook Park and D. Cameron Miller of Reisterstown.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the oncology center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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