Died Aug. 16
Ethel Sanfino, 82, died Aug. 16 at Johns Hopkins Geriatric Center in Baltimore. She was the wife of the late Casper Sanfino. Survivors include a daughter, Mary M. Armacost of Hampstead; son, Frank A. of Maine; sisters Mildred LiPuma of Florida and Mae Houde of New York; brothers John Scotti of Florida and Frank Scotti of Ohio; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
David W. Brown,
Retired police officer
David William Brown, 87, died Tuesday at the Liberty Medical Center in Baltimore. Born in Dublin, Ireland, he was the husband of the late Amy Oliver Brown. A retired police officer, he had been an usher and member of the Northwest Baptist Church in Reisterstown. Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen L. Backhus Glyndon; son, David O. Sr. of Taneytown; siblings Sarah, Kathleen and George Brown, all of Ireland; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to Northwest Baptist Building Fund, 300 Westminster Road, Reisterstown.
Michelle L. Boyle,
Glenelg honors grad
Michelle L. Boyle, 17, died Wednesday from injuries received in an automobile accident. She was the daughter of James Worthington and Virginia Millner Boyle, and the twin of Michael D. Boyle, all of Sykesville. A 1992 honors graduate of Glenelg High School, she had planned to enter Howard Community College. Additional survivors include another brother, Richard H. Hook of California; sisters Beverly C. Rith of Florida and Kathleen A. Boyle of Delaware, and her maternal grandfather, Clarence D. Millner of Sykesville.
Clarence S. Young,
Clarence S. Young, 99, died Tuesday at the Grosvenor Health Center in Bethesda. He was the husband of the late Maggie Young and the father of the late Clarence W. Young. He had worked as a miller for the Maryland Mills Supply Co. and was a charter member of the Fish and Game Club. He also was a life member of the Sykesville-Freedom District Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Helen M. Root,
Helen M. Root, 84, died Tuesday at her home. She was the wife of the late Carthel Ray Root. Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Porter of Frederick; sisters Lucille Binda and Phyllis Gallagher, both of Baltimore; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Howard J. Smith,
I= Howard J. Smith, 55, died Wednesday at Carroll County Gen
eral Hospital. He was the son of Ruthanna Herfle Smith of Baltimore County and the late Samuel H. Smith. He was the husband of Eleanor "Elke" Bomberg Smith. An Army veteran, he was employed as a design engineer with Shelter Systems of Westminster. In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include children Timothy H. of Gettysburg, Pa., Bryan J. and Daniel J., both of Westminster, and Tammy R. Smith of Wilmington, Del.
I. Western Horton,
I. Western Horton, 73, died Wednesday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Lawrence Ford Horton. She formerly had owned Knitter's Corner in Woodlawn and later worked as an office manager for Burker Insurance Agency. Survivors include daughters Nicole Mayer of Pikesville, Luray Persinger and Vanessa Schlossberg, both of Westminster, and Melanie Poist of Sykesville; a sister, Lucille Siegel of Towson; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
G. Wesley Quail Jr.,
Calico Squares founder
G. Wesley Quail Jr., 73, died Thursday at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa. He was the husband of C. Viola Liebno Quail. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion and the Sheet Metal International Association. He was the founder and caller of the Calico Squares dancers. Additional survivors include daughters, Bonnie Q. Barnes of Frizzellburg and Kathleen Q. Robinson of Pennsylvania; brother, Herbert F. of Colorado, and three grandchildren. Services are at 3 p.m. today at Grace Lutheran Church, 30 Carroll St., where he was a member.