Eileen H. GatzRegistered nurseA Mass of Christian...


Eileen H. Gatz

Registered nurse

A Mass of Christian burial for Eileen H. Gatz, a registered nurse and insurance specialist, was held June 28 at St. Louis Roman Catholic Church in Clarksville.

Mrs. Gatz, who lived in Ellicott City, died June 26 after four-year battle with cancer. She was 51.

Born in Bloomington, Ind., the former Eileen Coonrod was a graduate of Marion College in Indianapolis.

She worked at hospitals in Indianapolis until moving in 1966 to Madison, Wis., where she worked at the Veterans Hospital and was active with the Girl Scouts.

She moved in 1973 to Fairfax, Va., where she was a nurse at Commonwealth Hospital and also worked for the United Services Automobile Association insurance company.

She started her own insurance consulting business in the earl1980s and continued it after to moving to Ellicott City six years ago.

She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Robert Gatz; three daughters, Diane L. Botset of Chester, Va., Cindy L. Rexford of Fairfax, Va., and Cathy A. Kaufman of Richmond, Va.; a son, Douglas J. Gatz of Annandale, Va.; her parents, Mary and Clarence Coonrod of Richmond, Ind.; two brothers, Donald Coonrod of Frankfurt, Ky., and John Coonrod of Dayton, Ohio; and two sisters, Sister Michael Mary Coonrod of Bethlehem, Conn., and Alice Meluski of Helena, Mont.

The family suggested that contributions be sent to The Abby oRegina Laudis, Flanders Road, Bethlehem, Conn. 06715.

Charles H. Winbush

Bethlehem Steel welder

Services for Charles H. Winbush, a retired welder who worked Bethlehem Steel for 44 years, will be at noon tomorrow at March Funeral Home, 4300 Wabash Ave.

Mr. Winbush, who was 70, died Tuesday at his NortheasBaltimore home after a brief illness.

He grew up in Halifax, Va., where he attended public schoolsbefore moving to Baltimore in the early 1940s and taking a job at Bethlehem Steel in 1944.

Mr. Winbush hunted and fished in his spare time.

He is survived by a son, Vincent Rush of Baltimore; foudaughters, Hallie Williams of Odenton, Carolyn Lee of Randallstown and Doris Granger and Shirley Anderson, both of Baltimore; two sisters, Hattie Brown of Baltimore and Dora Jackson of Chicago; two brothers, Johnny Richardson of Halifax and Grover Richardson of Chicago; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


Marian L. Hicks

Retired bookkeeper

Marian L. Hicks, 72, a retired bookkeeper who lived in Towson for the past 15 years, has died in Cleveland.

Services were held Tuesday in Cleveland for Ms. Hicks, who died June 28 while there for an operation after a long illness.

The Cleveland native moved to Towson in 1976 and was a bookkeeper for Going Places Inc., a travel agency, until 1983. She was a member of St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church on Loch Raven Boulevard.

Ms. Hicks is survived by three brothers, John Hicks and Al Hicks of Baltimore and Gilbert Hicks of Cleveland; and two sisters, Eleanor Cikra of Baltimore and Marguerite Hayes of Cleveland.

John T. Saltysiak

Restaurant manager

A Mass of Christian burial for John T. Saltysiak, a former Baltimore resident, will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Cockeysville.

Mr. Saltysiak, who lived in Savannah, Ga., was shot and killed July 4 during a robbery there. He was 37.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Calvert Hall high school and Florida State University. He served in the Army for 12 years, including three years in Germany and three in Panama.

Upon leaving the service in 1987, he settled in Savannah and worked as a chef at the Hyatt Regency Hotel before accepting a position in 1989 as general manager of the Ole Pink House, a historic restaurant on Reynolds Square.

He is survived by two sons, Thomas Ian Saltysiak and Byron John Saltysiak, both of Savannah; a daughter, Bethany Carol Saltysiak of Savannah; his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Leonard T. Saltysiak of Cockeysville; two sisters, Mary E. Saltysiak of Baltimore and Patricia S. Rice of Glen Rock, Pa.; and three brothers, Joseph M. Saltysiak of Hampstead, Robert S. Saltysiak of Baltimore, and James R. Saltysiak of Edgewood.

The family suggests that contributions be sent to the Educational Fund for the Children of John T. Saltysiak, P.O. Box 65234, Baltimore, Md. 21209.

Services for Raymond G. Carter, a retired cable repairman for the Western Electric Co., will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Mitchell-Wiedefeld funeral home, 6500 York Road.

Mr. Carter, who was 86, died Friday at the Masonic Home of Maryland in Cockeysville.

Born in Baltimore, he became a butcher at the age of 20 and worked at several stores in the Remington area. He served in the Army during World War II. After the war, he worked for Western Electric for 25 years until retiring in 1969.

He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, the Masons and the Boumi Temple. He and his wife, the former Helen Martin, lived in Parkville for many years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Iris F. Rey of Perry Hall; a sister, Mildred S. Karr of Towson; three brothers, Maurice E. Carter of Cockeysville, Walter J. Carter of Towson and Melvin L. Carter of Baltimore; and a granddaughter.

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