Services will take place for Annapolis resident Aaron L. Witte at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Annapolis.

Mr. Witte, 73, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home.

A resident of Annapolis for 40 years, he was retired as a salesman with the Howard Drug Co. in Baltimore. He served with the U.S. Armyduring World War II.

Mr. Witte was a member of St. Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Annapolis Masonic Lodge 89, Mount Vernon Royal Arch Chapter 25, Harmony Council 20, Palestine Commandery 7 of Knights Templar of Annapolis, Francis Scott Key Priory 114, and Knights of the York Cross of Honor in the State of Maryland. He was a past patron of Annapolis Chapter 46 of the Order of the Eastern Star, an honorary member of Passaic Lodge 67 and a member of Annapolis Elks Lodge 622 and Annapolis Veterans of Foreign War Post 304.

He enjoyed woodworking.

Surviving him are his wife, Helen H. Witte; two daughters, Virginia R. Turner of Green Bay, Wis., and Eileen J. Witte of Towson; a son, Aaron L. Witte Jr. of Annapolis; and two grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Intouch Ministries, P.O. Box 7900,Atlanta, Ga. 30357-9979. Arrangements are being made by Hardesty Funeral Home in Annapolis.



A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Riva resident Domenic Tesauro tomorrow at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Davidsonville.

Mr. Tesauro, 70, died Tuesday at his home.

A graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia, he received his law degree from American University in Washington. He passed the bar in Washington in 1950 and was admitted to the Maryland bar in 1965. Mr. Tesauro worked in private practice in Upper Marlboro. He was appointed to the Statewide Citizens Cabinet by Gov. William Donald Schaefer in May.

He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Davidsonville, the Sons of Italy Annapolis chapter and the Annapolis American Legion Post.

Other interests included fishing and water sports.

His wife, Christine Bishop Tesauro, died in 1970.

He is survived by two sons, Gerald J. Tesauroof Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., and James J. Tesauro of Austin, Texas; a sister, Josephine Argentiero of Philadelphia; and his companion of 14years, Betty J. Simmons of Annapolis.

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church, 826 W. Cemetery Ave., Davidsonville, 21035.

Arrangements were made by Hardesty Funeral Home in Annapolis.



Services will take place for Leona C. Staubitz Townsley tomorrow at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Townsley, 81, died Wednesday at Bell Forest Nursing Home.

She was a homemaker.

Her husband, Robert M. Townsley, preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, Joseph M. Townsley of Baltimore County and Robert J. Townsley of Laurel; two daughters, Norma E. Getz of Baltimore and Catherine L. Minghini of Laurel; a brother, John Staubitz of Baltimore; a sister, Cora Gay of Vermont; ten grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

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