Edna L. Jones
Services for Edna Lucille Jones of Odenton took place Oct. 19 at the Singleton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Nichols Bethel Cemetery.
Miss Jones, 88, died Oct. 17 at North Arundel Hospital after a 3 1/2 -year illness.
Born in Odenton, Miss Jones attended Fleet Business School in Baltimore and retired in 1973 after 33 years as a clerk at Fort Meade. She was a member of the Odenton Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star 29.
Survivors include her sister, Hazel Lowman of Odenton; two nephews, William Dellar and Frederick Dellar of Calvert County; and a niece, Myrtle Smoot of Annandale, Va.
Services for Kathleen M. Pedersen of Linthicum took place Oct. 19 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial followed at New Cathedral Cemetery in Baltimore.
Mrs. Pedersen, 73, died at her home Oct. 16 after a lengthy illness.
Born in Wilkes Barre, Pa., she graduated from Coufghlin High School in 1935 and worked as a waitress at Hutzler's in Westview for more than 20 years. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the St. Clements Over-55 Travel Club. She was also a volunteer at the Pascal Senior Center.
Mrs. Pedersen was preceded in death by her husband, Sigurd Pedersen.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathleen Bock of Linthicum and Jacqueline Kegel of Westminster; two brothers, Richard Tattersall of Wilkes Barre and William Tattersall of Arlington, Va.; a sister, Harriett Burns of Pleasantsville, N.J.; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Maryland.
Dorothy H. Smith
Services for Dorothy Hammond Smith of Annapolis took place Oct. 19 at Singleton Funeral Home.
Miss Smith, 73, died Oct. 16 at Anne Arundel Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
The Maryland native attended Forest Park High School in Baltimore and graduated from Western Maryland College. She retired in 1972 after 30 years as a teacher in the Baltimore City school system.
Miss Smith is survived by her sister, Marjorie Smith Murray of St. Michael's; two nephews, John C. Eccles of Reading, Pa., and David Eccles of Annapolis; three nieces, Carol McGraw of San Diego, Alice Winn of Newark, Del., and Suzanne Murray of St. Michael's; a great-nephew, Geoffrey Eccles, and great-niece, Jennifer Sievers, both of Annapolis.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, Anne Arundel County Division, 14 B-2 Spa Creek Landing, Annapolis, Md. 21043.
Alexis V. Pfeiffer
Army colonel, 74
Services for Alexis Valdemar Pfeiffer of Severna Park will take place at 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at Arlington National Cemetery.
Born in Yalta, Crimea, in 1917, his family fled to Greece and later to the United States after the Communist takeover. He attended New York University, earned a master's degree in parasitology and became an assistant professor at Brooklyn College of Pharmacy.
Mr. Pfeiffer enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II and served as a military intelligence officer until his retirement in 1966. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal and six Overseas Bars.
In 1963, Mr. Pfeiffer was a Russian Presidential Translator. After he retired, he worked at the Pentagon with the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He also taught at Anne Arundel Community College and the Arnold Senior Center.
ASurvivors include his wife, Peggy A. Pfeiffer; three sons, Walter A. Pfeiffer, Dale T. Pfeiffer and Peter A. Pfeiffer; and two grandchildren, Alexis-Paul Pfeiffer and Teri A. Pfeiffer.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society or the American Defense Institute.
Calvin Sears Sr.
Services for Calvin E. Sears Sr. of Glen Burnie took place Oct. 21 at Kirkley Funeral Home. Burial followed at Meadowridge Memorial Park.
Mr. Sears, 60, died Oct. 16 at Harbor Hospital Center of heart failure.
The Maryland native retired in 1980 after 30 years as a county firefighter. He was a member of Glen Burnie Lodge 213 of the Masons, Anne Arundel County Fireman's Association, Glen Burnie Volunteer Fire Co., Glen Burnie Baptist Church and Glen Burnie Improvement Association.
Mr. Sears is survived by his wife, V. Doris Sears; two sons, Howard R. Sears of Pasadena, and Calvin E. Sears Jr. of Millersville; and three grandchildren, Sheri Lynn, Andrew H. and Ryan E. Sears.