Elizabeth G. PeplowHistorical preservationistElizabeth Gummere Peplow, a...


Elizabeth G. Peplow

Historical preservationist

Elizabeth Gummere Peplow, a historical preservationist and volunteer, died Dec. 20 of pneumonia at the Chandler Hall Hospice in Newtown, Pa. She was 78.

The lifelong New Jersey resident was born in Roeblin. She graduated from St. Mary's Hall in Burlington, N.J., and from Miss Fines' School of Princeton, N.J., a private all-female preparatory school.

She was a former member and treasurer of both the Old Barracks Association, a historical preservation society concerned with the Revolutionary War, and the Florence Crittenton Home for unwed mothers.

She was a member of the Mercer Medical Center auxiliary in Trenton, N.J., and a founding member of the Mercer Mart, a consignment shop that raises money for the hos-pital.

She attended Trinity Cathedral in Trenton and managed the church's Altar Guild Shop. She was a member of the Trenton Country Club and the General Mercer Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Services were held Dec. 23 at Trinity Cathedral.

Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth P. Buckley of Columbia and Maggie Sullivan of Princeton; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 8501 LaSalle Road, Suite 301, Towson, Md. 21286.

John Guzzone

Bethlehem Steel worker

John Guzzone, who worked for Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 41 years, died Dec. 15 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 68.

The Baltimore native, who retired from the steelmaker in 1987, was educated in local schools.

He served in the Navy during World War II.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, the former Betty Hutzler of Rosedale; a son, Brian Guzzone of New Carrollton; a daughter, Elizabeth Guzzone of Baltimore; four sisters, Tinnie Robinson, Josephine Leonard, Rose Miller and Theresa Johnson, all of Baltimore; a brother, Sam Guzzone of Baltimore; and two granddaughters.

Services were held Dec. 16.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph or Johns Hopkins hospitals.

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