Ramon CaraballoSergeant, 70A Mass of Christian services...


Ramon Caraballo

Sergeant, 70

A Mass of Christian services for retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. Ramon Caraballo of Odenton will be offered at 6:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Odenton.

Sergeant Caraballo, 70, died May 26 of liver failure at Kimbrough Army Hospital.

He was originally from Yauco, Puerto Rico, and retired from the Army in 1971.

He was a member of St. Joseph's congregation and enjoyed sports.

Survivors include his wife, Rosa Caraballo; seven children, Carmen Caraballo of Puerto Rico, Helen McDermott of Staten Island, N.Y., Sol Wilson of Virginia, Ramon Caraballo Jr. of Tampa, Fla., Ramon Lewis of Maryland, Evan Caraballo of England, and Julia R. Caraballo of Odenton; seven brothers; a sister; and 23 grandchildren.

L Arrangements were by the Hardesty Funeral Home of Gambrills.


Ana Z. Martinez

Restaurant owner, 61

A Mass of Christian burial for Ana Zoila Martinez of Odenton will take place at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Odenton.

Mrs. Martinez, 61, died May 25 of a stroke at North Arundel Hospital.

She was originally from El Salvador and was the co-owner of the Junction Restaurant in Odenton.

She belonged to the St. Joseph's congregation. Other interests included sewing.

She is survived by five children, Lidia A. Lopez of Severn, Julio L. Martinez of Odenton, Zoila A. Martinez of Hyattsville, Edith G. DeHaut of Columbia, and Morena C. Martinez of Odenton; two sisters, Rosa J. Martinez of Washington, D.C., and Esperansa Bean of California; and 12 grandchildren.

L Arrangements were by the Hardesty Funeral Home of Gambrills.

Mary L. Kauffman

BG&E; employee, 61

A Mass of Christian burial for Mary Louise Kauffman of Severna Park, a retired BG&E; customer service representative, will be offered at 11:30 a.m. today at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

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 briefly worked for C&P; Telephone Co. before going to work for BG&E; Customer Services in Parole for 31 years.

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; 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.

Effie E. Bowling

Assembler, 81

Services for Effie E. Bowling of Glen Burnie, a retired assembler for Westinghouse Corp., took place yesterday at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bowling, 81, died March 26, at North Arundel Hospital.

She was born in Flatrock, Ky., and worked for Westinghouse for 17 years, retiring in 1973.

Mrs. Bowling was a member of the Heritage Church of God. She also enjoyed sewing and spending time with her grandchildren.

Her husband, William T. Bowling, died in 1953. They were married 24 years.

Survivors include two sons, C. Emerson Bowling of Ferndale and Hershell L. Bowling of Wichita, Kan.; two sisters, Lizzy Smith of Cattlesburg, Ky., and Dessie Newell of Grahn, Ky.; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Rose A. McCarthy

Home maker, 87

A Mass of Christian burial was offered for home maker Rose A. McCarthy of Glen Burnie May 26 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.

Mrs. McCarthy, 87, died May 22 in Galesville.

She was originally from Terre Haute, Ind., and belonged to the St. Philip Neri congregation, although she attended St. Rose of Lima.

Survivors include a son, Justin A. McCarthy of Glen Burnie; two daughters, Rose Marie Bieckert of Hanover, Pa., and Kathleen A. Waskey of Galesville; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Charles E. Simpson

Engineer, 57

Services for Charles Edward Simpson of Annapolis, an engineer for Westinghouse Corp., took place May 26 at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Simpson, 57, died May 22 of a heart attack at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

Born in Maryland, he graduated from Glen Burnie High School in 1952 and attended Johns Hopkins University.

A veteran of the Korean War who served in the U.S. Army, Mr. Simpson worked for Westinghouse for 37 years, retiring in 1991.

His interests included crabbing, boating and water sports.

Survivors include Dorothy Jane Simpson, his wife of 30 years, and two sons, Edward G. Simpson and Daniel A. Simpson, all of Annapolis.

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