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James H. Pearre Sr., 74, died Dec....

BALTIMORE — James H. Pearre Sr., 74, died Dec. 27 at his home. He was the husband of Margaret Naumann Pearre. He was self-employed in the auto parts business. Additional survivors include sons, James H. Pearre Jr. of Westminster and Thomas E. Pearre Sr.; a daughter, Carolyn Allphin; sisters, Nellie L. Pearre and Mary Doetsch; brothers, G. Alford Pearre, Robert Pearre and David Pearre; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Esther Jane Shriver, 87, died Dec. 23 at College Manor in Lutherville. She was the wife of the late John Shultz Shriver. An avid gardener, she was past treasurer of the Federated Garden Clubsof Maryland. Survivors include daughters, Harriet Fauntleroy of Westminster and Jane S. Sewell of Reisterstown, and four grandchildren.

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DATELINE: Columbia

Arthur F. Meeks, 93, died Tuesday at Howard County General Hospital. A retired postal service worker, he was the husband of the late Pauline L. Meeks. Survivors include sons, Harry Meeks of Sykesville and Arthur F. Meeks Jr. of Sparks; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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DATELINE: Eldersburg

Dr. William A. Fischer, 81, died Dec. 29 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Evelyn L. Fischer. A retired dentist, he had worked for many years at Springfield State Hospital Center. He also was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans. In addition to his wife, survivors includesons, William A. Fischer Jr. of New Jersey and Phillip C. Fischer ofBaltimore; daughter, Lynn F. Findlay of Toronto, Canada; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

DATELINE: Finksburg

William L. Whitehair, 76, died Monday at his home. He was the husband of Edyth N. Whitehair. Additional survivors include children Kenneth W. Whitehair,Michael C. Whitehair, Richard A. Whitehair, Gregory N. Whitehair, and Eric I. Whitehair, Joyce N. Goldsmith, Cassandra J. Bent, Renee Carter and Regina Morgan; brothers, Tom and Richard Whitehair; sister, Etta Bush; and 10 grandchildren.

DATELINE: Hampstead

Elizabeth S. "Betty" Matthews, 68, died Dec. 29 at Carroll County General Hospital.She was the wife of William J. Matthews. She had been a member of the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company and the American Legion. Additional survivors include sons, John W. Matthews of Manchester and Richard W. Matthews of here; daughters, Martha M. Fisher of here, M. Rebecca Kroe of Westminster, Karen M. Costello of New York and Susan M. Harris of Columbia; sisters, Janet S. Wampler of Westminster, Caroline S. Dudley of Hanover, Pa., and Mary Baile Weaver of Manchester; and 10 grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to St. John's United Methodist Church here, where she was a member.

DATELINE: Keysville

Marion E. Coshun, 88, a former resident here, died Monday at Vindobona Nursing Home in Frederick County. She was the wife of thelate James E. Coshun and the mother of the late J. Edward and Margaret E. Coshun. A member of Keysville Lutheran Church, she had been in the choir and the missionary society and had taught Sunday school. Survivors include a daughter, Ann Mae Unglesbee of Taneytown; son, R. Leroy of Keymar; brothers, Luther Clabaugh of Keymar and Charles Clabaugh of Detour; sister, Mae Baumgardner of Taneytown; nine grandchildren and three step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the church in care of Carol Bowers, 6060 Keysville Road, Keymar.

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DATELINE: Lineboro

Bessie A. Carver, 32, died Tuesday at her home. Shewas the daughter of Milton and Rose Marie R. Rhoten of Hampstead. She was the wife of Norman R. Carver. She had been a secretary for FordMotor Credit Co. In addition to her parents and husband, survivors include brothers, Dennis and Bruce Rhoten, both of Manchester, and Kenneth Rhoten of Hampstead. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice, 23 Carroll St., Westminster.

DATELINE: Mount Airy

Elizabeth M. Tripp, 49, died Dec. 29 at Bethesda Naval Hospital of lung cancer. An attorney in Carroll County, she was a member of St.John Catholic Church. Survivors include an aunt, Virginia Rhodes of Damascus; lifelong friend, Anne C. Russell; and her children Dawn R. and Douglas Russell, all of here. The family requests memorial contributions to Resurrection Farm, P.O. Box 1630, Westminster.

Hal J. Kenney III, 51, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the son of Violet T. Kenney of Missouri and the late Hal J. Kenney Jr. He was the husband of Carol A. Kenney and the father of the late Paul R. Kenney. A social insurance specialist with the Social Security Administration, he was a member of the Corvair Car Club and the Maryland Pick Up Truck Club. In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include sons, James M. and Sean J. Kenney, both of here, and Patrick T. Kenney of Reisterstown; daughter, Kathleen S. Kenney of here;brother, Thomas W. Kenney, and sister, Suzanne K. Kenney, both of Missouri; and one grandson.

DATELINE: New Windsor

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Thelma I. Cook Lovell, 71, died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Allen C. Lovell. She had been a homemaker. Additional survivors include a sister, Harriet Keefer, and brother, Chester F. Cook Jr., both of Westminster. Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Burrier Funeral Home, Winfield. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

DATELINE: Owings Mills

Charles H. Peeling, 59, died Dec. 28 at Stella Maris Hospice in Towson. He was thehusband of Mary Fischer Peeling. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He had worked as aservice technician for Sears Roebuck and Co. Additional survivors include sons, Michael Peeling of Hampstead, Timothy Peeling of Florida and Matthew Peeling of Reisterstown; daughter, Judith Peeling of here; sister, Jane Frizzell of Hampstead; and three grandchildren.

DATELINE: Philadelphia

Mary H. Archangelo, 62, died Tuesday at Einstein Medical Center here. A Pennsylvania resident, she was the wife of Mario V. Archangelo. Additional survivors include her daughter, Maria Archangelo Allen, a former reporter with the Carroll County Sun; son-in-law, Darren M. Allen; and sister, Joan F. Hipple.

DATELINE: Reisterstown

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Charles E. Smith, 76, died Thursday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of Margaret Wicker Keller Smith. He had retired from Black and Decker, where he had been a storeroom operator. In addition to his wife, survivors include stepdaughters, Catharine Slaven and Marian Palmer, both of Baltimore County, and Nancy Luther of Finksburg; sister, Frieda McEnaney of Easton; brothers, John and James Smith, both of Baltimore, and the Rev. Alfred E. Smith of Williamsport.

Charles C. Korman, 66, died Dec. 29 at his Baltimore County home. He was the son of Luray Wilhelm Korman of here and the late Christopher W. Korman. A dairy farmer, he also was a truck driver for Maryland Co-op Milk Producers. He was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Upperco and the North Baltimore County Democratic Club. In addition to his mother, survivors include brothers, JohnC. Korman and Robert I. Korman, both of Hampstead; a niece, Pamela Randall; and nephew, Charles Korman.

DATELINE: Sykesville

Milton C.Lutostanski, 73, died Tuesday at his home. He was the husband of thelate Margaret Lutostanski. A former staff sergeant in the U.S. Army,he had been a janitorial manager. Several nieces and nephews survive.

Ora B. Jenkins, 80, died Thursday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Elmer L. Jenkins. A homemaker for most of her life, she was a member of the Oakland United Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, Buddy Jenkins of here; daughter, Dorothy M. Heinle of Essex; brother, Dewey Meadows, and sister, Bertie Meadows, both of Elkton, Va.; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Haight Funeral Home.Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

Karl Kemstedt, 94, died Thursday at Sykesville Eldercare Center. He was the husband of Elisabeth Kemstedt. He had been the head waiter at the former Miller Brothers Restaurant in Baltimore. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Harry M. Kemstedt of here; and sister, Wanda Voges of Germany.

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Nancy M. Dunbar, 46, died Dec. 26 at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore. She was the daughter of Edith Reter Horst of Baltimore and the late Kenneth R. Horst. She was the wife of Cordelle E. Dunbar. She had owned and operated Nancy's Beauty Shop. In addition to her mother and husband, survivors include sons, Jeremy C. and Jason H. Dunbar, both of here; sisters, Barbara G. Fringer of Prince George's County, Susan J. Lippert of here and Angela D. Liberto of Baltimore. The family requests memorial contributionsto the American Cancer Society or to the Carroll Hospice, 30 CarrollSt., Westminster.

Mary Catherine Rohrback, 81, died Dec. 26 at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Odus C. Rohrback. She had worked as a spooler at C. L. Daniels Co. Survivors include daughters, Alberta Collins of Baltimore, Mary L. Rhodes of Clarksville, and Linda Chapman of here; sons, Herbert and Elmer Rohrback, both of here, Eugene Rohrback of Pikesville and George H. Rohrback of Manchester; brother, Irvie Cole of Virginia; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Tequesta

Mary Wilma Pierpont Shannon, 76, a Florida resident, died Monday at the Jupiter Hospital in Florida. She was the wife of the late William M. Pierpont. Survivors include daughters, Lallah Brilhart of Frizzellburg and Pertricia Shannon of here; sisters, Valerie Zammit of here, Daisy Militana of North Carolina and Beulah de'Angelis of Florida; and three grandchildren.

DATELINE: Towson

Burgoyne H. Porter Sr., 85, died Wednesdayat the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was a Baltimore County resident. Survivors include children, Barbara B. Mitchell, George A. Porter, Twilight M. Porter and Joanna C. Bracken, all of Baltimore County, and B. Holly Porter Jr. of Haiti; stepchildren Krista Bloom and Albert J. Hoffman, both of Carroll County; sister, Betty B. Woods of Baltimore; brother, Norton H. Porter of Easton; and seven grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association.

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DATELINE: Westminster

Ethel L. Bell, 80, died Tuesdayat Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Franklin Bell. A former employee of Rexall Drug Store here, she was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the past worthy matron of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia L. Long of here; sisters, Elsie Will and Mary Cook, both of Sykesville; two grandchildren;three step-grandchildren; one great-grandson and five step-great-grandchildren.

Robert L. Brooks, 61, died Monday at his home. He was the husband of Elizabeth A. Brooks. Additional survivors include children, Mary Kaye Vanassi and James M. Brooks, both of here, Robert L. Brooks and Deborah Brooks; and three grandchildren.

Francis P. Cosgrove, 88, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was thehusband of Emma A. Cosgrove. Employed by the Veteran's Fireman's Association in Brochton, Mass., he was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Patricia C. Kline of New Windsor; a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter.

James H. Penton III, 59, died Dec. 26 at his home. He was the husband of Sarah Mae Ayers Penton. He had retired from the Baltimore County Board of Education. In addition to his wife, survivors includea son, James H. Penton IV of here; daughters, Vicki K. Kurtz and Jeanne L. Vandervalk, both of here, and Dr. Cathy P. Carpenter of York, Pa.; sister, Joan Sell of here; and four grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association.

Evelyn L. Formwalt, 88, died Dec. 28 at Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. Born in Marston, she was twice widowed, predeceased byMaurice Formwalt and Paul Formwalt. Survivors include sons, Robert G. Formwalt, James G. Formwalt and Jack M. Formwalt, all of Baltimore County and William H. Formwalt of Pennsylvania; sisters, Mildred Abbott of Carroll Lutheran Village and Helen Bostian of New Windsor; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. The family requests memorialcontributions to Baust United Church of Christ, in care of Carolyn Dutterer, 2340 Frizzellburg Road.

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Arden O. Knisley, 92, died Dec. 29 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Ella Martz Knisley. He had retired from maintenance work at Pimlico Race Track. Survivors include a son, Jack A. Knisley of here; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Samuel A. "Al" Wagaman, 81,died Dec. 26 at Carroll Lutheran Village Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Ruth B. Wagaman. A graduate of Blue Ridge College, he taught business at the former Hampstead High School and at Westminster High. He also worked at Westinghouse Corp. in Baltimore and had retired from Congoleum. He was a member and past president of the Forest and Stream Club and the Door to Virtue Lodge. Several nieces and nephews survive. The family requests memorial contributions to the Westminster United Methodist Church, 165 E. Main St., where he had been a member.

DATELINE: Woodbine

Idah Lee Wyatt, 69, died Dec. 26 at Montgomery General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Walter H.Wyatt. A teacher, she was a member of the Howard County Educators Association of Retired Teachers. Survivors include a daughter, Mildred Jean W. Brimsfield of here; brother, Jerrold K. Owings of Florida; sister, Nellie Mae O. Chaney of Baltimore; and one grandson. The familyrequests memorial contributions to Calvary Lutheran Church here or to the American Heart Association.



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