Carrie LegeerRetired house motherCarrie Legeer, a retired...


Carrie Legeer

Retired house mother

Carrie Legeer, a retired house mother at the Maryland School for the Blind, died Monday of cancer at her home in Glen Rock, Pa.

Mrs. Legeer, who was 81, lived in Northeast Baltimore for many years after moving to the city in 1930.

She retired in 1976 from the School for the Blind, where she had cared for children for about 10 years.

A native of Eckhart in Western Maryland, the former Carrie Myers worked in a shirt factory in Grantsville before coming to Baltimore. Her husband, George Legeer, a plasterer, died in 1973.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

Mrs. Legeer is survived by two daughters, Betty Kincaid of Glen Rock and Sharon Thompson of Bel Air; three sons, Donald Legeer of Rosedale, Oland Legeer of Baldwin and John Legeer of Chase; a brother, Aubrey Myers of Baltimore; five sisters, Goldie Bowman of Glen Rock, Olive Bartlett of Hampstead, Betty Frankenberry of Mount Savage, Annabelle Myers of Baltimore and Wilda Caudell of Whitesburg, Ky.; 18 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Harry J. Fumea Jr.

Owned auto supply firm

Harry J. Fumea Jr., president of Gail Industries Inc., a wholesale distributor of automotive supplies and advertising specialties, died Sunday of undisclosed causes at his home on Leeds Avenue in Arbutus. He was 57.

Mr. Fumea started his company in 1971.

He had been an electrical engineer at the Westinghouse Electric Corp. plant near Baltimore-Washington International Airport from 1959 until he started his own company.

Born in Blairsville, Pa., he was a graduate of St. Vincent's College in Latrobe, Pa., where he was a math major. He earned an electrical engineering degree at what is now Carnegie-Mellon University in 1959.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church, 4416 Wilkens Ave., Arbutus.

He is survived by his wife, the former Judith G. King; two daughters, Katherine M. LaVeck and Elizabeth G. Clark, both of Arbutus; his mother, Mary Fumea of Blairsville; a sister, Harriet DeGruttola of Blairsville; a brother, Larry Fumea of Tampa, Fla.; and two grandsons.

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