Dorothy Estelle Eyler, 64, formerly of Westminster, died Monday at home after a brief illness. The daughter of the late Lawrence Rudolph and Mary Edna Kraft Yingling, she worked at the Union Bridge Sewing Factory and on the assembly line at Black and Decker Corp. until she retired in 1976. She is survived by daughters, Joyce A. Dasher of Atlanta, Ga., Susanne E. Stockman of Frederick and Judith C. Meridan of Memphis, Tenn.; son, James E. Eyler of Fairfield, Pa.; sisters, Edna M. Glass and Katherine L. Jenkins of Westminster; brother, Carroll R. Yingling of Westminster; 10 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and a close friend, William J. Alexander of here. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today and services will be at 11 a.m.tomorrow at Myers Funeral Home, 91 Willis St., Westminster, with theRev. Frederick P. Eckhardt officiating. Interment will be in Westminster Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St., Westminster, Md. 21157, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 824, Westminster.
Mary Doris McLaughlin, 69, wife of Brendan J. McLaughlin, died Saturday at Baltimore County General Hospital after a brief illness. She worked for the American Oil Co. for many years. She belonged to theHoly Family Catholic Church, Randallstown, Baltimore County. She is survived by a brother, Samuel A. Young of here; a sister, Mercededs Heck of Catonsville, Baltimore County; and nieces and nephews.
J. Randle Biden Sr., 63, vice president of finance for Beacon Industries and Penn Mar Casting in Hanover, Pa., died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. A member of South Hills Golf Club in Hanover and Mount Zion United Methodist Church, here, he was apast Exalted Ruler of Westminster Elks Lodge 227. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Harris Biden; a son, J. Randle Biden Jr. of here; a sister, Claire B. Wilder of Baltimore; and two grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Zion UMC, 3006 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, Md. 21048.
William C. McAvoy, 73, a World War II Army veteran, died Saturday at Gettysburg (Pa.) Hospital. He was retired from A.G. Parrot Co., Elkridge, Howard County. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Cline McAvoy; numerous children and grandchildren; four brothers, including Willie E. McAvoy of Eldersburg; and three sisters. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at LittlesFuneral Home, Littlestown, Pa., with the Rev. Clifton Suehr officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover, Pa.
Rachel Claire Makowski, 64, a homemaker for most of her life, died Sunday at her Howard County home. The wife of the late Walter M. Makowski, she is survived by sons, Walter M. Makowski Jr. of Millersville, Anne Arundel County, Joseph D. Makowski of here and Benjamin M. Makowski of Reisterstown, Baltimore County; a daughter, Catherine B. Lawson of Sykesville; a sister, Bertha Jackson of Atlanta,Ga.; and six grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, HowardMoore.
Sarah T. Morriss, 101, a native of Chester, S.C., died Friday in Virginia. She is survived by daughters, Sarah M. Weant of Westminster and Anita M. Kennedy of Charlottesville,Va.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Southside Virginia Emergency Crew, P.O.Box 574, Petersburg, Va. 23804 or Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 S. Sycamore St., Petersburg, Va. 23803.
Lillian E. Schroeder, 88, died Saturday at Longview Nursing Home in Manchester. A 25-year employee of Fettings Jewelers, Baltimore, she was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church of Baltimore. She issurvived by a sister, Viola H. Cooper of here, and a number of grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Charles Luther "Bud" Frank, 70, a member of the Church of the Open Door and Awana BibleStudy Class, died Sunday at Baltimore County General Hospital, Randallstown. His wife, Mary V. Frank, died Feb. 3, 1992. He bowled in theWoodchoppers Monday Night league. He is survived by a daughter, Yvonne F. "Sue" Hawkins of Westminster; sisters, Lillie Mae Ecker of New Windsor and Evelyn Moore of Westminster; three grandchildren and fourgreat-grandchildren. The Rev. John A. Campbell, associate pastor at Church of the Open Door, will officiate at services at 11 a.m. today at Burrier Funeral Home, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Park, Eldersburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 280 E. Main St., Westminster, Md. 21157.
Edith D. "Kitty" McCartney, 81, died Fridayat Sykesville Eldercare Center. The wife of the late John E. McCartney and sister of the late Hillary Murphy, she is survived by a brother, John Dukehart of Owings Mills, Baltimore County.
Henry Anthony Allick, 72, husband of Margaret V. Roelecke Allick, died Saturday at Carroll County General Hospital. He retired in 1985 as manager of the Westminster branch of Schumacher & Seiler Inc. Plumbing, where he worked for 45 years. A Marine Corps veteran, he served in the South Pacific during World War II and was a life member ofLt. Peter Houck VFW Post 527, Owings Mills, Baltimore County. Survivors include a daughter, Vira Knights of Westminster; a step-daughter,Janet Abend of Pasadena, Anne Arundel County; step-sons, Kyle, Thomas and Neal Cantwell of here; a sister, Evelyn Gourley of Glen Burnie,Anne Arundel County; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Catherine T. Feeser, 89, a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church here, died Saturday at Gettysburg (Pa.) Lutheran Retirement Village. She is survived by a daughter, Romaine E. Koontz of here; a brother, Claude V. Eckenrode of Tampa, Fla.; sisters, Anna Orendorff of Emmitsburg, Frederick County, and Bertha Klinedinst of Hanover, Pa.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice J. Feeser, and a son, Maurice H. Feeser.
Bertie E. Gist, 81, a member of the Church of the Open Door, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital. The wife of Herbert William Gist for more than 64 years, she also is survived by a son, Charles H. Gist of here; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Open Door, 550 Baltimore Blvd., Westminster, Md. 21157.
Herbert H. Lamon,63, husband of Betty Lou Creager Lamon, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital following a lengthy illness. He served in the Armyin Panama during World War II, then worked as an electrician and wasa member of Local 24 IBEW. He belonged to Lebanon Masonic Lodge 175,Scottish Rite Temple, Western Maryland Shrine Club and Trinity United Church of Christ and was a host for Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament players for some years. Survivors include a son, David H. Lamon of Baltimore; daughters, Michelle Lamon Coleman of Sykesville and Sharon Lamon Armacost of here; brothers, William Lamon of Cape May, N.J., Walter Lamon of Delaware, George Lamon of Alabama, Robert Lamon of Hampstead and James Lamon of California; sisters, Hazel Lanchoney and GraceHill of North Carolina, Ethel Eubanks of California, Betty Barton ofMississippi and Laura Veroline of Florida; three grandchildren and three great-granddaughters. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.
Edward Louis Pascal, 73, a retired race horse trainer, died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, after a short illness. A World War II Army veteran, he belonged to the Western Maryland Shrine Club, Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, Carroll County Farm Bureau, National Rifle Association, Ducks Unlimited and Church of the Open Door. Survivors include his former wife, Louise Baker Pascal of here; a daughter, Alice Pascal Davis, and son, Edward Louis "Chip"Pascal Jr., both of here; brothers, Colgate C. Pascal of here and Caleb D. Pascal of Monkton, Baltimore County; three grandchildren and two nephews. The Rev. Shelton Smith will officiate at services at 11 a.m. today, at the Church of the Open Door, 550 Baltimore Blvd., here.Burial will be in Meadow Branch Cemetery. Memorial contributions maybe made to Ducks Unlimited, 1 Waterfowl Way, Long Grove, Ill. 60047.
Adrian R. Lett, 80, a buyer for Hechinger Co., died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. The husband of the late Gladys P. Lett, he is survived by children, Charles Lett of Plymouth, Wis., Ruth Jenkins of Waldorf, Charles County, Stanley R. Lett of Forestville, Prince George's County, Lloyd R. Lett of Ludowici, Ga., and Robert W. Lett of here; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services are at 11 a.m. today at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home, Waycross, Ga., with burial in Waresboro, Ga.
Elsie F. Ryder, 75, died Saturday at Carroll County General Hospital after a short illness. Born in New Jersey, she was employed as executive secretary to the president of the Garden State Plaza Corp., a division of R.H. Macy and Co., in Paramus.Survivors include a sister, Edna Miller Lovett, and a nephew, Theodore R. Miller Jr., both of Sykesville; a son, Dan Branning; and several grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, c/o CSA Ltd., Box 155, Sykesville, Md. 21784.
Carl "Jim" David Stonesifer, 57, a truck driver for Sanders Distributing, C&O; Distributing and Study Trucking of Union Mills, died Sunday at home after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Carole Linda Eckhard Stonesifer; mother, Edith Viola Bowers Stonesifer of Littlestown, Pa.; daughters, Terrie L. Snyder of Littlestown and Kellie S. Stonesifer, at home; sisters, Janet Miller of here, Eleanor Miller of Ortanna, Pa., Carla Jean Scott and Charlotte Forbes of Littlestown; brothers, Richard and Larry Stonesifer of Littlestown; one grandson; and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Donald L. Stonesifer, in 1966 and two brothers, Dennis and Glenn Stonesifer. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Gary Buchman of Faith Community Bible Church at 11 a.m. today at Myers Funeral Home, 91 Willis St.,here. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run. Memorialcontributions may be made to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St., Westminster, Md. 21157, or Faith Community Bible Church, 3819 Old Hanover Rd., Westminster, Md. 21157.
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