Mary L. KauffmanOperator, 61A Mass of Christian...


Mary L. Kauffman

Operator, 61

A Mass of Christian burial for Mary Louise Kauffman of Severna Park, a C & P Co. telephone operator, will be offered at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

Viewing hours will be at the Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home between 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

Mrs. Kauffman, 61, died May 22 of cardiac arrest at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

She was born and raised in Annapolis, and previously worked for BG&E; Customer Services in Parole for 31 years before retiring and going to work for the telephone company.

Mrs. Kauffman belonged to the BG&E; Association. Other interests included visiting Ocean City and doing yard work.

Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Frank Kauffman Sr.; a son, Frank Kauffman Jr. of Severna Park; a brother, Bill Kleeburg, and a sister, Margaret Jean Asquith, both of Annapolis; and a grandson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mary L. Crandall

Homemaker, 92

Services for homemaker Mary L. "Mamie" Crandall of Churchton took place yesterday at the Hardesty Funeral Home in Galesville.

Mrs. Crandall, 92, died May 22 of heart failure at home.

She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Shady Side, and enjoyed crocheting.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Ruth Ray

Secretary, 65

Services for retired secretary Ruth Evans Ray of Severn will take place at 1 p.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Ray, 65, died May 25 at North Arundel Hospital after a long illness.

She was born in Onancock, Va., and raised in Laurel, where she attended high school.

She belonged to the Wesley Grove United Methodist Church and the Glen Burnie Ladies of the Elks Chapter 2698. Other interests included needlework, bowling and baseball.

Survivors include her husband of 46 years, J. Benson Ray Jr.; a son, J. Benson Ray III of Pasadena; a daughter, Karen R. Riger of Lutherville; three sisters, Lilliam Altemus of Forestville, Marian Kruzel of Essexville, Mich., and Cecelia Bryant of Bay City, Mich.; and two grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wesley Grove United Methodist Church on Dorsey Road.

Adella Bulczynski

AID employee, 60

A Mass of Christian burial for Adella Veronica Bulczynski of Deale, a retired Foreign Service officer with the Agency for International Development, will be offered at 9 p.m. today at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church, 101 Owensville Road, West River.

Ms. Bulczynski, 60, died May 24 of cancer at the Washington, D.C., Hospice.

She was a member of the Roman Catholic church. Other interests included tennis, travel, recreational vehicles, fishing, boating and crabbing.

Survivors include three sisters, Bernice Bulczynski and Lilliam Berki of Chicago, Ill., and Stella Mumford of Bethesda.

Memorials may be made to the Washington, D.C., Hospice, 1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 606, Washington, D.C. 2005.

Norman Lee Urps

Plasterer, 67

Services for retired plasterer Norman Lee Urps of Severn, formerly of Brooklyn Park, will take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Singleton Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Urps, 67, died May 24 of cancer at home.

He was originally from Chelhowie, Va., and worked as a plasterer for 46 years for Local 155 in Baltimore.

Mr. Urps served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Patrick American Legion Post 34 for 40 years.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Anna Jenkins Urps; three daughters, Shirley Young of Millersville, Sheila Hoofnagle of Stevensville, and Norma Breeden of Westview Park; two brothers, Pete Urps of Brooklyn Park and Joe Urps of Ferndale; two sisters, Mildred Owens of Crozet, Va., and Peggy Lazor of Warren, Ohio; and six grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake.

Arrangements were by the Singleton Funeral Home.

Donald B. Agee

Builder, 61

Services for Donald Byrl Agee, a builder from Shady Side, will take place at 4 p.m. May 30, at the Agee family cemetery in Egeria, W.Va.

Mr. Agee, 61, died May 23 of cancer at Doctors Hospital in Lanham.

He was originally from Dunns, W.Va., and briefly attended the Maryland Institute of Architecture in Baltimore in conjunction with his career in the construction business.

Mr. Agee built several homes in Shady Side over the last 10 years. He worked for Giant Foods as the construction project manager, building stores, warehouses and shopping centers in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

He also worked at Camp David and the Baltimore Tunnel, and was the project manager and supervisor at the Olympic Swim Center at Washington College, Chestertown, until his retirement in 1968. Mr. Agee enjoyed bird watching, crabbing and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Roselyn D. Agee at home; four sons, Robert Agee of Crofton, Randall Agee of California, Donald Agee of Annapolis, and Jeffrey Agee of Delaware; a daughter, Debra Agee of Burton, Calif.; two step-daughters, Stephanie Ward of Bowie and Constance Waters of Shady Side; two step-sons, Montgomery Schatz of Seabrook and Jay Spaulding of Ijamsville; four sisters, Geneva Bozarth of Millersville, Mildred Pennington of Baltimore, Peggy Blevens of W.Va., and Dreama Polyanski of Temple Hills; and 11 grandchildren.

Friends may call at his residence, 4833 Avery Road, Shady Side, between 5 and 7:30 p.m. today, and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements were by the Hardesty Funeral Home of Galesville.

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