Rayner W. Hesse Sr., 73, real estate representative
Rayner W. Hesse Sr., who went into the printing business after working as a real estate representative for oil companies, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at his Cockeysville home. He was 73.
He retired last year after 10 years as owner of the Zip Fast Copy Center on Harford Road near the city line.
He previously had worked for Shell Oil Co. and Hess Oil Co.
The Baltimore native was a 1940 graduate of Southern High School and a 1946 graduate of the University of Maryland, where he was editor of the Diamondback, the campus student newspaper, and a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and the Omicron Delta Kappa honorary society.
He was a former senior warden at the Sherwood Episcopal Church and a former head of the Idlewylde and Sherwood Hills civic associations.
Services were to be held at 11 a.m. today at Sherwood Episcopal Church, Sherwood and York roads in Cockeysville.
He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy M. Sachs; two daughters, Deborah L. Mugno of Cockeysville and Sally C. Bishop of Arnold; two sons, the Rev. Rayner W. Hesse Jr. of Hartsdale, N.Y., and David J. Hesse of Atlanta; a sister, Florence Allison of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.
Norman H. Baader, 72, C&P; marketing manager
Norman H. Baader, a retired marketing manager for Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. of Maryland, died Saturday at St. Agnes Hospital from complications of a broken arm. He was 72 and lived in Catonsville.
He retired in 1984 after working for C&P; since 1941.
He served in the Navy in the Aleutians during World War II and was a member of the Dewey Lowman Post of the American Legion and its 27 Flags marching unit.
He also was a member of the Glad Men of Song and the St. Agnes Council of the Knights of Columbus.
His first wife, the former Virginia A. Baber, died in 1981.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9 a.m. today at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, 6950 Dogwood Road in Woodlawn.
He is survived by his wife, the former Barbara Vickers; three daughters, Cheryl Baader of Catonsville and Judith Baader and Barbara Schluth, both of Ellicott City; a son, Craig Baader of Catonsville; a stepson, Andrew J. Sharlofsky of Joppatowne; a brother, Ronald J. Baader of Timonium; and five grandchildren.
Carol R. Gambrill, 68, active in community groups
Carol R. Gambrill, who had been active in community and fraternal groups, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications after surgery. She was 68 and lived in Phoenix.
She was a member of the Sunnybrook Homemakers, the Telephone Pioneers of America, the Hillendale Country Club and the Parkville Senior Center, and was a former matron of the Arlington Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.
The former Carol R. Schmidt was a native of Baltimore and a
graduate of Western High School. She worked as an office supervisor for Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. of
Maryland as a young woman.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3911 Sweet Air Road in Phoenix.
She is survived by her husband, Richard D. Gambrill; two sons, Gary L. Gambrill of Bel Air and Mark A. Gambrill of Perry Hall; and two granddaughters.
Betty B. Christopher, 66, a retired nurse who lived in Ellicott City from 1991 until September, died Sunday of heart failure at home in Spartanburg, S.C.
Services for the former Betty Delores Belcher will be held at 11:30 a.m. today in her native Spartanburg.
Her husband, Herbert Paul Christopher, died in 1991. She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Eastwick of Ellicott City and Theresa Gregory of Spartanburg; a son, Dean Christopher of Spartanburg; three sisters, Doris Kelly of Baltimore and Jeanette Jolley and Helen Holden, both of Boiling Springs, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson.