Naomi R. Brown, 67, died Sunday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Lee Berry Brown. A homemaker, she was active in 4-H and the American Dairy Goat Association and was on the board of directors for the Historical Society. Additional survivors include a daughter, Theresa L. Baker of here; sister, Lillian Brown of Indiana; and three grandchildren. Services are at 1:30 p.m. today at the Haight Funeral Home, Sykesville.
Andrew G. Davis, 49, died Sunday at his home. He was the son of Gordon and Myra Porter Davis of here and the husband of Patricia "Patsy" Gunn Davis. An electrician, he worked for Cline Electric here and was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church. He served in the Army National Guard and formerly was a fireman for the New Market Volunteer Fire Co. In addition to his wife and parents, survivors include daughters, Wendy Lynn Baxley of Frederick and Abby Jo Davis of here; and a brother, Paul Davis of here. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Burrier-Queen Funeral Home, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield, where friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Mary Katherine Ayers, 75, died Thursday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Bruce G. Ayers. A homemaker, she also had worked as a cook in several area restaurants. Survivors include children, Hazel Ottaviano of Westminster, Pauline Whitten of here, Katherine Rucker and Bruce Ayers, both of Pennsylvania; sisters, Lola Leppo of Manchester and Treva Fuller of Freeland; brothers, Albert Bosley of Parkton, Walter Bosley of here and Chester Bosley of Baltimore; nine grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Cynthia Schiebel, 61, died Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice in Towson. She was the daughter of Cornelia S. Guldi of Manchester and the late Frederick G. Guldi. She was the wife of Robert Schiebel. She had taught at Essex and Howard community colleges and was a member of the Carroll Kennel Club. In addition to her husband and mother, survivors include daughters, Joy and Karen Schiebel, both of here; son, Randy Schiebel of the county; and two grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. today at Messiah Lutheran Church, 5600 Old Washington Road, where the family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the services.
Alice E. Gist, 66, died Sunday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She was the wife of Thomas B. Gist. She worked as a nursing aide at Springfield State Hospital. Additional survivors include a daughter, Wendy Spencer of here; sister, Elizabeth Mae Hush of here; and three grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the Sykesville Fire Department.
John J. Reinecke, 85, died Saturday at Carroll County General Hospital. Twice widowed, he was predeceased by his first wife, Virginia, and second wife, Julia. Retired from the Association Management, he was past president of Washington College, Chestertown. An alumnus of Western Maryland College, he was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ. Survivors include daughters, Virginia and Betty Reinecke, both of Virginia, and Martha Lempicke of New York; sons, John J. Reinecke of Colorado and Robert W. Reinecke of Virginia; sisters, Sara D. Reinecke of Westminster and Harriet Robertson of Manchester; and three grandchildren. Services will be at noon today at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Bond and Green streets.
Joseph H. McAvoy, 65, died Sunday at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. He was the husband of Jean L. McAvoy. A Marine veteran of the Korean War, he was awarded the Purple Heart and Silver Star. He had worked for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. Additional survivors include a daughter, Susan P. Hannon of Eldersburg; sons, Kevin S. and Thomas H. McAvoy, both of Tennessee, and Timothy M. McAvoy of here; and 10 grandchildren. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. John Catholic Church, Monroe Street.
Frank W. Weitzel, 79, died Monday at the Frederick Villa Nursing Center. He was the husband of Beverly C. Weitzel. Retired from General Motors Corp., he was a member of the United Auto Workers Union. Additional survivors include sons, Paul E. Weitzel of Sykesville, Clyde L. Weitzel of Finksburg and John A. Weitzel of Ellicott City; daughter, Lenore Sullenger of Reisterstown; brothers, Edward, Robert and Wayne Weitzel; sister, Marie Weitzel; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services are at 10 a.m. today at the Haight Funeral Home, Sykesville.
Harry R. Miller, 50, died Friday at his home. He was the son of Margaret Tipton Miller of here and the late Harry F. Miller. He was the father of the late Ricky D. Miller. He was a carpenter. In addition to his mother, survivors include sons, Harry R. Miller Jr. of Virginia, and Steven L. Miller of Elkton; sister, Margaret E. Gee of here; brother, William L. Miller of Colorado; and three grandchildren.