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Robert Joseph Skridulis, 62, died Sunday at his HowardCounty home. He was a truck driver for many years. Survivors includesons Robert W. and David M., both of here; a daughter, Angela Dukehart of Marriottsville; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Edward Weber, 69, a former resident here died June 28 in Knoxville, Tenn. He was the husband of Virginia Martin Weber. He was a memberof Salem United Methodist Church here and was retired from Black & Decker Co. A veteran of World War II, he also was a member of the American Legion here. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Sheila Collett of Georgia; a son, Stuart of Knoxville; and three grandchildren.
Russell Myrick, 81, died Thursday at Meridian Nursing Home in Baltimore County. An Army veteran of World War II, he had been a beef farmer before his retirement. Survivors include a son, Jack R. of New Windsor; a sister, Bessie Yates of Texas; brothers Wayneof New York and Perry of Missouri; and two grandchildren.
C. William Lowe, 84, died Wednesday at Gettysburg Hospital in Pennsylvania. A Pennsylvania resident, he was the husband of May Lockner Lowe. A member of Piney Creek Church of the Brethren in Taneytown, he had retired from Hanover Shoe Farm in Pennsylvania. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Francis of Taylorsville, Raymond W. of Washington County, Edward H. of Florida and Roy E. of Hanover, Pa.; daughtersMary Catherine Devilbis of Harney, Rose Marie Long of Westminster, Edna May Hitt of Virginia and Darlene L. Engle of Tennessee; a brother, Melvin of Hanover; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Mae R. Geist, 90, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. A Baltimore County resident, she was the wife of the late Abram L. Geist. A 1923 graduate of Western Maryland College, she was a retired teacher. A sister, Ruth R. Davis of Westminster, survives.
Catherine L. Dixon, 75, died Wednesday at Baltimore County General Hospital. A Baltimore County resident and homemaker, she was the wife of EdwardM. Dixon. Additional survivors include daughters Jacquelin E. Hild of Westminster, Jean M. Kempe of Virginia and Annette C. Ward of Seattle; a son, Lee W. Griffith of North Carolina; a sister, Eleanor Turner of Owings Mills, Baltimore County; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
James E. Hagan Sr., 72, died Monday at Hanover Hallin Pennsylvania. A Baltimore County resident, he was the husband of Helen Gill Hagan. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Westminster American Legion and Westminster Moose Lodge. He was aretired carpenter. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Betty Rhoten of Pennsylvania; a son, James E. Jr. of Florida; sisters Helen Obremski of Philadelphia and Regina Fisher of Westminster; brothers Floyd of Baltimore and Leo of Michigan; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Sterling I. Flohr, 93, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of MargieR. Flohr. A retired employee of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., he also was a member of South Carroll Senior Citizens Club. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Sterling F. of Baltimore County,and three grandchildren.
Brittany M. Rinehart, infant, died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was the daughter of Ronda May Warman and Bryan K. Rinehart of here. In addition to her parents, survivors include grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Martin and Mr. and Mrs. James Rinehart, all of here, and great-grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Fleming of Finksburg and Ida Ramsburg of Frederick.
Ethel P. Byers, 68, died Monday in Hershey, Pa. A Pennsylvania resident, she was the wife of the late Claude J. Byers Sr. A practical nurse, she worked at area hospitals and did private duty. Survivors include daughters Gloria E. Carbaugh and Linda P. Byers, both of here, Jean L. Umbel of Taneytown, Doreen M. Spangler of Washington County andBarbara A. Rexrode of South Mountain, Pa.; sons Claude J. Jr. of Washington County and Ronald E. of here; sisters Annie Stouffer of here,Zella Miller of South Mountain and Marie Whisner of Washington County; brothers Carl, Ray, Harold, Grant and Charles Martin, all of Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Edna M. Nusbaum, 93, died July 5 at the Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. She was the wife of the late J. Guy Nusbaum. A dressmaker here, she was a member of the Soroptimist Club and St. Paul's United Church of Christ. Several nieces and nephews survive.
Harry O. Pheabus, 70, died July 6 at Carroll County GeneralHospital. He was the husband of the late Lina Reed Pheabus. Before his retirement, he was a machinist. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars post here. Survivors include sons Terry D. of Silverdale, Wash., Harry N. of Taneytown and Bruce R. and Mark W., both of here; a daughter, Sue Ann Metz of here; brothers Thomas of West Virginia and Gilbert of Pennsylvania; and seven grandchildren.
Irene M. Sullivan, 74, died Tuesday at Meridian Nursing Center in Baltimore County. Twice married, she was the wife of the late Darows Schaeffer. Her second husband, John L. Sullivan, survivesher. Additional survivors include sons Michael L. Schaeffer of Linwood, George W. Schaeffer of Sykesville and Donald L. Schaeffer of Baltimore County; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
GeorgeL. "Barry" Eyler, died Thursday at his Frederick County home. His second wife, Mildred Bostian Eyler survives. He was predeceased by his first wife, Cleo Stevens Eyler. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Union Bridge and the American Legion here. Before his retirement, he worked as a carpenter. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Jeanette Eckard of Westminster; sons Kenneth L. of Baltimore and Carl L. and Gary S. of Frederick County; a sister, Helena Nusbaum of Union Bridge;a brother, Carl of Frederick; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. The family requests memorials to Hospice of Frederick County, 1730 N. Market St., Frederick, 21701.