Katherine L. Taylor, 67, died Tuesday at the Florida home of her daughter here. She had moved here about 15 years ago. She was the daughter of Katherine McKenzie Little of Hanover, Pa. and the late LawrenceC. Little. She was the widow of James Taylor. A graduate of Westminster High School, she attended Western Maryland College. In addition to her mother, survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Suzanne and Edwin Pensyl of here; sisters Marjorie Zerkel of Westminster and Betty Morey of Virginia and one grandson.
Gilbert E. Fowble, 64, died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of O. Eileen McComas Fowble. He had retired as central service superintendent for Baltimore County. He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and the Masons Lebanon Lodge. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, G. Jeffrey of Baltimore County; sisters Charlotte F. Wisnom of Baltimore and E. Jane Elseroad of here; brothersGrason E. of Baltimore County, Robert I. of Lineboro and Wayne L. ofUpperco and one grandchild. The family requests memorial contributions to his church at 18217 Falls Road here or the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 824, Westminster.
Anna M. Endres, 4 months, died Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was the daughter of B. Michael and Patricia Hale Endres of here. In addition to her parents, survivors include a brother, John M. of here; paternal grandmother Anna M. Endres of Baltimore; maternal grandparents Barbara Marshall Hale of here and Elwood F. Hale of Westminster. The family requests donations to St. John's United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 185 hereor the Hampstead Fire Co. Ambulance Fund.
DATELINE: Mount Airy
Winfred Watkins, 85, died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of Daisy Leatherwood Watkins. Retired from Jones Motors Inc., he was a life member of the Isaac Walton League. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, June Marie Doyle of here; brother, Russell of here; two granddaughters and one great-granddaughter. The family requests memorials to Calvary United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main St.,where he was a member for 50 years.
Jack Carroll Stone, 70, died Tuesday at Baltimore County General Hospital. Hewas the husband of Ida O. Stone. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired mechanical engineer. He was a member of the American Legion and the Westminster Elks. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Jack C. Jr. of Lineboro; daughter, Sharon S. Stoll of Florida; brother, James of Florida; sisters Mary Louise Stone of Howard County and Betty Jane Johnson of California, and two grandchildren. The family requests memorials to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box824, Westminster.
William D. Ruppert, 75, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. The son of the late William and Margaret Ruppert, he had been a farmer for many years.
Mary Pauline Dickinson, 86, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Lloyd L. Dickinson. She was a member of the Grace United Church of Christ here. In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, Lawrence R. Sullivan of Frederick County; daughter, Georgia R. Sullivan of Westminster; sister, Mildred Saylor of Dallas; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
DATELINE: Union Bridge
James H. MacDermott, 87, died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of Leotta Glover MacDermott. Prior to his retirement, he was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers. He also was a member of Union Bridge United Methodist Church and a former president of the Western Maryland Railroad Historical Society here. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Shirley J. Evans of Baltimore County; son, James Lee MacDermott of Westminster, and one grandson. The family requests memorials to his church atP.O. Box 460 here.
Mary Rebecca Hull Norman, 85, a former resident here, died Aug. 20 at Prince George's Hospital Center. Born on a farm here, she was the wife of the late J. ThomasNorman Sr. A graduate of Western Maryland College, she was a teacher. Survivors include a son, John T. Jr. of Michigan; daughters Mary Willis Norman and Janet Hull Beale, both of Montgomery County; brothersCharles, Ralph and John Hull, all of here, and three grandchildren.
Nettie G. Fairbank, 95, a former resident here, died Thursday at Plum Creek Nursing Home in Hanover, Pa. She had retired from Monarch Finer Foods in Baltimore. Survivors include a sister, Carrie M. Calhoun, of the nursing home and also a former resident here. The family requests memorials to St. Benjamin's (Krider's) United Church of Christ, where she was a life member.
Dorothy E. Taylor, 67, died Thursday at her home. A graduate of Westminster High School and the MarylandGeneral Hospital School of Nursing, she was a registered nurse. Previously, she had been employed at City Hall here and at Western Maryland College. She was a member of Leister's Lutheran Church. Survivors include a sister, Virginia Spencer of here and several nieces and nephews.