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Ida Grace Tinker

Merchandise marker

Ida Grace Tinker, a retired merchandise marker for Hochschild's department store, died Friday at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. She was 86, and had lived in Hamilton for many years.

The former Ida Grace Legg was a native of Baltimore. She had been a member of the Sodality and the Altar Society at St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church.

Her husband, Robert James Tinker Sr., died in 1970.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Thomas More Church, 6804 McClean Blvd.

She is survived by two sons, Robert James Tinker Jr. of Parkville and Paul K. Tinker of Delta, Pa.; four daughters, Roberta Sloan of Baltimore and Rosemarie Wilson, Mary Dailey and Theresa Locklear, all of Glen Burnie; three sisters, Naomi Hacker of Glen Burnie, Ruth Baldwin of Los Angeles and Clara May Nelsen of Racine, Wis.; 26 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

N. Neubert Jaffa

Schools official

N. Neubert Jaffa, retired deputy superintendent for management services in the Baltimore City school system, died Friday of heart failure at Montgomery General Hospital. He was 81 and had moved to Silver Spring from Baltimore in 1978.

Dr. Jaffa retired in 1976, ending 39 years of service in the city school system during which he had taught in elementary and junior high schools, been an elementary school principal and vice principal, and held several administrative posts.

He was a native of New York City who came to Baltimore as a child with his family.

Services for Dr. Jaffa were set for 1 p.m. today at Pumphrey's Colonial Funeral Home in Rockville.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Gertrude Johns; a daughter, Carol Ann Willing of Rockville; a sister, Evelyn Davis of Chevy Chase; and two granddaughters. Albert E. Frantum, a retired electrician, died Saturday of heart failure at the Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. He was 87.

The Baltimore native served in the Coast Guard during World War II.

Services for Mr. Frantum were set for 1 p.m. today at the Pritts Funeral Home in Westminster.

He is survived by his wife, the former Lillian B. Jaeger; a son, Albert E. Frantum Jr. of Fredericksburg, Va.; two brothers, Melvin Frantum of Abingdon and Howard Frantum of Baltimore; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Joan E. Anthony

Bank supervisor

Joan E. Anthony, a retired bank supervisor, died Friday of cancer at her West Baltimore residence. She was 54.

She began her banking career in 1975 for the now-defunct Equitable Bank and retired from NationsBank this year because of failing health.

The former Joan E. Lewis was born and raised in West Baltimore and was a 1959 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School.

Services were set for 7 p.m. today at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 2201 Garrison Blvd.

She is survived by her husband of 34 years, George A. Anthony; a son, Gerard Anthony; a daughter, Tonia Christopher; an adopted daughter, Jill Usher; two sisters, Jean Wilkins and Joan Coates; her parents, Robert and Dorothy Lewis; her grandmother, Iona Harper; and two grandchildren; all of Baltimore.

Gerald H. Warehime

Auto parts salesman

Gerald H. Warehime, a retired automobile parts salesman, died Saturday of cancer at his home in Westminster. He was 57.

Known to friends and customers as Honest Jerry, he retired in February after 20 years with Chesapeake Rim and Wheel Distributors.

Mr. Warehime was a native of Westminster and a graduate of Westminster High School. He served in the Army Reserves.

Services for Mr. Warehime were set for 11 a.m. today at the Pritts Funeral Home in Westminster.

He is survived by his wife, the former Jackie M. Waltemyer; a daughter, Jennifer A. Warehime of Westminster; five sons, Mike, Steve, Craig and Tim, all of Westminster, and Denny of Hanover, Pa.; a stepdaughter, Melissa Shearer of Damascus; his mother, Margie V. Warehime of Westminster; and three grandchildren.

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