Death notices

THE BALTIMORE SUN

ARKINS, Louisa F.

On September 26, 2002 LOUISA FREDRICKA (nee Zuluaf), beloved wife the late William J. Arkins, Sr. ; devoted mother Louis W. and Charles J. Arkins, Fredricka A. Nicolosi and the late William J. Arkins, Jr. Dear mother-in-law of Peggy, Sandra and Beverly Arkins and the late Salvatore Nicolosi. Also survived by nine grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. Graveside service will be held in the Oak Lawn Cemetery on Monday at 11 A. M. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Stella Maris Hospice, Attn: Public Relations, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium, Md 21093. Arrangements by the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc.

BALLENGER, JR. , Edward E.

On September 27, 2002, EDWARD E. BALLENGER, JR. , of Ocean Pines, MD. Passed away peacefully after an extended illness at the Atlantic General Hospital. Beloved husband of Linda Ballenger (nee Cromwell); beloved father of Matt b Ricky b Ballenger, Cindy Dukes, Valerie Thacker, Susan Mueller, and Wendy Subasic; loving stepfather of Lori Vacek; loving stepson of Leo Reznikoz; dear brother of Dolores Cockrell. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. A Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. , 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A), on Monday at 11:30 A. M. Interment private. Friends may call on Sunday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Eastern Shore Blood Bank of Maryland, 1 (800) 553-8819 or the American Heart Association, 415 N. Charles Street, P. O. Box 17025, Baltimore, MD 21203.

BRENNER, Catherine E.

On September 26, 2002, CATHERINE E. (nee Brooks)BRENNER, beloved wife of the late Ralph J. Brenner, devoted mother of Ronald Sinclair, Lawrence Sinclair and Robert Sinclair, stepmother of Barbara B. Dumler and Darlene M. Bell. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Friends may call at the WITZKE FUNERAL HOME OF CATONSVILLE INC. , 1630 Edmondson Avenue (1 mile west of exit 14)on Sunday and Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. Services from the funeral home on Tuesday at 10 AM. Entombment in Loudon Park Mausoleum.

BUEDEL JR. , Lawrence J.

On September 24, 2002, LAWRENCE b Skip b BUEDEL JR. , beloved son ofElmira Buedel and the late Lawrence J. Buedel Sr. , devoted brother of E. Christina Buedel, devoted father of Cheryl Lambros and her husband Daniel, loving grandfather of Sarah, Sophia and Demetri, devoted companion of Jenney Seibel and dear friend of Clyde Hargis. A Catholic Prayer Service at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue on Monday, 9:30 AM. Interment in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visiting hours Saturday and Sunday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM.

Connelly Funeral Home of Essex Family Owned &Operated;

BUNCH, James

On September 24, 2002; JAMES Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME, EAST, 1101 East North Avenue on Sunday after 3:00 PM, where Funeral Services will take place on Monday a t 9 :3 0 A M . See www. marchfh. com.

CALLAHAN, III, Michael J

On September 25, 2002, MICHAEL J. , III, beloved son of Michael James, Jr. and Frances Zorn Callahan; fiance a of Rebekah Haslam; brother of Kelly Callahan Plavsic, Timothy M. Callahan and James P. Callahan. Friends may call Saturday, 7 to 9 P. M. and Sunday, 12 to 2 P. M. , at the Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main Street, Hampstead. Interment will be private.

CAMPBELL, Julianna L.

On September 26, 2002; JULIANNA L. CAMPBELl, (nee Pitura), beloved wife of Richard W. Campbell, cherished mother of Richard D. Campbell, Linda J. Strickland, and Christine L. Carr; mother-in-law of Leonard R. Carr and Howard L. Strickland; grandmother of Laura Campbell and Jason Carr; sister of Agnes Ostendorf, Bernice Adamski, Angelene Mack, Andy Pitura, and the late Mary Rychwalski, Carolyn Wolf, and Leon Pitura. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation hours will take place at at Kaczorowski Funeral Home, P. A. 2525 Fleet Street, on Sunday from 3 t o 5 a n d 7 to 9 P. M. A Christian Wake Service will take place at the Funeral Home on Sunday at 8 P. M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Patrick a s hurch on Monday at10 A. M. Entombment to follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery.

CLARK, Dolly The Bou-Tem-Sci Club of Baltimore, Inc. , regrets the passing of its life member DOTTY CLARK and extends sincere sympathy to her family. Jean Querfurth, President

FREEDMAN, Dr. Gerson True Sisters, Inc. , Baltimore H 35, regrets the passing of DR. GERSON FREEDMAN husband our beloved life member, Shirley Freedman. We extend our sincerest sympathy to the family.

GRABOWSKI, Edith E.

On September 25, 2002 EDITH E. (nee Donahue), beloved wife of the late Bernard I. Grabowski, devoted mother of Edith Jones and Joan Grabowski; devoted sister of the late Joseph Donahue, Jr; devoted grandmother of Evan and JoAnne Jones and Elizabeth Astor. A Christian Wake service will be held at the family owned Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc. , 7401 Belair Road (Overlea)on Friday at 4 P. M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady Queen ofPeace Church on Saturday at 8 A. M. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. If desired contributions may be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.

GRIEST, Ruth M.

On September 27, 2002, RUTH M. (nee Sinclair); beloved wife of the late Harold K. Griest; devoted mother of Sheldon Griest of Bethlehem, PA, Marlene Tropea of DE, Dawn Griest of Sparks, MD, and the late Alan J. Griest. Also survived by seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Friends may call at the family-owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc. , Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road (at Echodale)on Saturday, from 7 to 9 P. M. and Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M. , where funeral Services will be held on Monday, due notice oftime. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.

ARKINS, Louisa F.

On September 26, 2002 LOUISA FREDRICKA (nee Zuluaf), beloved wife the late William J. Arkins, Sr. ; devoted mother Louis W. and Charles J. Arkins, Fredricka A. Nicolosi and the late William J. Arkins, Jr. Dear mother-in-law of Peggy, Sandra and Beverly Arkins and the late Salvatore Nicolosi. Also survived by nine grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. Graveside service will be held in the Oak Lawn Cemetery on Monday at 11 A. M. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Stella Maris Hospice, Attn: Public Relations, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium, Md 21093. Arrangements by the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc.

BALLENGER, JR. , Edward E.

On September 27, 2002, EDWARD E. BALLENGER, JR. , of Ocean Pines, MD. Passed away peacefully after an extended illness at the Atlantic General Hospital. Beloved husband of Linda Ballenger (nee Cromwell); beloved father of Matt b Ricky b Ballenger, Cindy Dukes, Valerie Thacker, Susan Mueller, and Wendy Subasic; loving stepfather of Lori Vacek; loving stepson of Leo Reznikoz; dear brother of Dolores Cockrell. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. A Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. , 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A), on Monday at 11:30 A. M. Interment private. Friends may call on Sunday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Eastern Shore Blood Bank of Maryland, 1 (800) 553-8819 or the American Heart Association, 415 N. Charles Street, P. O. Box 17025, Baltimore, MD 21203.

HARRYMAN, Douglas T.

On September 25, 2002, DOUGLAS TURNBULL HARRYMAN, beloved husband of Patricia J. Harryman (nee Cook); devoted father of Victoria Midgett, Lisa Carlson, George Harryman, IX, Patricia Harryman-Buschbom, Mary Harryman and the late Douglas Harryman, II. Also survived by two brothers, three sisters, twelve grandchildren and several great grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held in the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. , 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A), on Monday at 9 A. M. Interment Tuesday, 10 A. M. in the Harryman Family Cemetery. FAmily will receive friends on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P. M.

HERLING, Elayne JACOB SANDY LODGE H 152 KOP regrets the passing of ELAYNE HERLING, wife of Brother Irvin Herling. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the family.

PINIECKI, Mary Rose

On September 25, 2002, MARY ROSE (nee Malloy), beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Piniecki, Sr. and loving mother of Louise Posluszny and husband John, William J. Piniecki and wife Rose, Joseph P. Piniecki, Jr. , Michael Piniecki and the late Lawrence Piniecki. Also survived by seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Funeral Services at the family owned JOSEPH N. ZANNINO JR. FUNERAL HOME, 263 S. Conkling St. (at Gough)on Monday at 9 A. M. followed by Mass of Resurrection at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church at 10 A. M. Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery. Christian Wake Service on Sunday at 7:30 P. M. Friends may call Sunday 3 through 9 P. M.

RECTOR, Robert D.

On September 25, 2002, ROBERT D. RECTOR, beloved husband of Ann L. Rector (nee Armiger); devoted father of Mary Ann Dougherty, Mary Jane Sheridan, Robert J. Rector, Mary Ellen Fise, Richard Paul Rector, James D. Rector II and the late Mary Catherine McManus; dear brother of M. Virginia Rector and Donald L. Rector; also survived by seventeen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A Vigil Service will be held at the family owned RUCK TOWSON FUNERAL HOME INC. , 1050 York Rd. (Beltway exit 26A)on Sunday at 7:30 P. M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday in the Immaculate Conception Church at 10 A. M. Interment Lorraine Park Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M. Memorial contributions to Stella Maris Hospice, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium MD 21093, will be appreciated.

BRENNER, Catherine E.

On September 26, 2002, CATHERINE E. (nee Brooks)BRENNER, beloved wife of the late Ralph J. Brenner, devoted mother of Ronald Sinclair, Lawrence Sinclair and Robert Sinclair, stepmother of Barbara B. Dumler and Darlene M. Bell. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Friends may call at the WITZKE FUNERAL HOME OF CATONSVILLE INC. , 1630 Edmondson Avenue (1 mile west of exit 14)on Sunday and Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. Services from the funeral home on Tuesday at 10 AM. Entombment in Loudon Park Mausoleum.

HERLING, Elayne

On September 25, 2002, ELAYNE HERLING (nee Robinson); beloved wife of Irvin Herling; loving mother of Michele Herling, of Santa Fe, NM, Bruce Herling of Albequerque, NM, and Gaile Herling, of Santa Fe, NM; devoted sister of the late Harry Robinson and Sylvia Oidick; adored grandmother of Adam Sean Herling. Also survived by many generations of loving nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law. Services at SOL LEVINSON &BROS.; , INC. , 8700 Reisterstown Road at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Friday, September 27, at 3 P. M. Interment (Arlington)-Chizuk Amuno Congregation Cemetery, 4300 N. Rogers Avenue. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions should be directed to the Michael J. Fox Park Research Foundation, Grand Central Station, PO Box 4777, New York, NY (10163). Family at home (The Elmont), 6317 Park Heights Avenue, Apt. 321 (21215). 28

REED, Marie J.

On September 26, 2002, MARIE JOSEPHINE (nee Royahn), beloved wife of the late Warren L. Reed Jr. ; devoted mother of Warren L. Reed III and wife Judy, Clifford G. Reed and wife Sue; also survived by six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Funeral services will be held at the family owned LASSAHN FUNERAL HOME INC, 7401 Belair Rd. on Monday at 11 A. M. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 3 t o 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. If desired, contributions may be made to the Chrones and Colitis Foundation.

BUEDEL JR. , Lawrence J.

On September 24, 2002, LAWRENCE b Skip b BUEDEL JR. , beloved son ofElmira Buedel and the late Lawrence J. Buedel Sr. , devoted brother of E. Christina Buedel, devoted father of Cheryl Lambros and her husband Daniel, loving grandfather of Sarah, Sophia and Demetri, devoted companion of Jenney Seibel and dear friend of Clyde Hargis. A Catholic Prayer Service at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue on Monday, 9:30 AM. Interment in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visiting hours Saturday and Sunday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM.

Connelly Funeral Home of Essex Family Owned &Operated;

JAMES, Jerry Louis

On September 19, 2002; JERRY LOUIS. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Avenue on Sunday after 8:30 AM. The family will receive friends at Pleasant Zion Baptist Church, 4317 Northpoint Boulevard on Monday at 6:30 PM. Funeral Services will follow at 7 PM. See www. marchfh. com

RINGSDORF, Amelia

On September 26, 2002, AMELIA C. RINGSDORF, of Hanover, PA; daughter of the late Herbert and Irene (Soistman) Czarnowsky; loving mother ofEvelyn Binner of Hanover, PA, Irene Traeger of Ellijay, GA, Herbert Ringsdorf of Niceville, FL, and Nick Ringsdorf of Baltimore, MD; faithful sister of Rena Phoebus of Baltimore, MD; grandmother of 21 and greatgrandmother of 26. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A. M. on Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 5125 Grandview Road, Hanover, PA. Visitation Sunday, September 29, 2002, and Monday, September 30, 2002, from 2 P. M. to 4 P. M. and 7 P. M. to 9 P. M. , at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc. , 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 5125 Grandview Road, Hanover, PA 17331.

BUNCH, James

On September 24, 2002; JAMES Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME, EAST, 1101 East North Avenue on Sunday after 3:00 PM, where Funeral Services will take place on Monday a t 9 :3 0 A M . See www. marchfh. com.

JASLOW, Marian

On September 25, 2002, MARIAN JASLOW (nee Schoolnick), beloved wife of Irvin R. Jaslow, beloved mother of Ira Jaslow, Debbie H. Jaslow Shatz and Charles Shatz, Joel Jaslow and his companion Joan Rosenblatt, loving grandmother of Zachary Ryan Shatz. Services at SOL LEVINSON AND BROS. , INC. , 8900 Reisterstown Rd at Mt. Wilson Lane on Friday, September 27 at 1 P. M. Interment Friedel Maryland Lodge Cemetery, Rosedale. Please omit flowers. In mourning at 7418 Sudbrook Rd (21208) beginning Monday, September 30. 28

JASLOW, Marian The Rodger C. Snyder Post JWV, regrets the passing of MARIAN JASLOW, wife of our Member Irvin R. Jaslow, and extends sympathy to the family NORMAN PAUL Commander

CALLAHAN, III, Michael J

On September 25, 2002, MICHAEL J. , III, beloved son of Michael James, Jr. and Frances Zorn Callahan; fiance a of Rebekah Haslam; brother of Kelly Callahan Plavsic, Timothy M. Callahan and James P. Callahan. Friends may call Saturday, 7 to 9 P. M. and Sunday, 12 to 2 P. M. , at the Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main Street, Hampstead. Interment will be private.

LEMKE JR. , Edward

On September 25, 2002, EDWARD LEMKE JR. ; beloved husband of Rosemary K. (nee Crede); devoted father of Edward W. Lemke and his wife Darlene. A Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc. , Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road (at Echodale)on Tuesday 10 A. M. Interment Garrison Forest V. A. Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M.

SCHERER, Patricia D.

On September 26, 2002, PATRICIA D. (nee Joyce); beloved wife of John W. Scherer, Jr. ; devoted mother of Catherine A. Kirsch, Sandra M. Laughlin, Jessica L. Brown, John W. Scherer III, and Patricia A. Morateck; dear grandmother of Kristin and Gordon Kirsch, Andrew and Michael Laughlin, Adam and Leanna Garver, Alexander and Matthew Morateck; loving sister of June Zinkand and the late Helen E. Sanzone. Relatives and friends may gather at the MILLER-DIPPEL FUNERAL HOME, INC. , 6415 Belair Road, on Sunday only, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. Funeral Service will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, on Monday, 10 A. M. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4815 Hamilton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206 or the American Cancer Society, 8219 Town Center Drive, Baltimore, MD 21236.

CAMPBELL, Julianna L.

On September 26, 2002; JULIANNA L. CAMPBELl, (nee Pitura), beloved wife of Richard W. Campbell, cherished mother of Richard D. Campbell, Linda J. Strickland, and Christine L. Carr; mother-in-law of Leonard R. Carr and Howard L. Strickland; grandmother of Laura Campbell and Jason Carr; sister of Agnes Ostendorf, Bernice Adamski, Angelene Mack, Andy Pitura, and the late Mary Rychwalski, Carolyn Wolf, and Leon Pitura. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation hours will take place at at Kaczorowski Funeral Home, P. A. 2525 Fleet Street, on Sunday from 3 t o 5 a n d 7 to 9 P. M. A Christian Wake Service will take place at the Funeral Home on Sunday at 8 P. M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Patrick a s hurch on Monday at10 A. M. Entombment to follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery.

CLARK, Dolly The Bou-Tem-Sci Club of Baltimore, Inc. , regrets the passing of its life member DOTTY CLARK and extends sincere sympathy to her family. Jean Querfurth, President

FREEDMAN, Dr. Gerson True Sisters, Inc. , Baltimore H 35, regrets the passing of DR. GERSON FREEDMAN husband our beloved life member, Shirley Freedman. We extend our sincerest sympathy to the family.

LUBY, Carmella M.

On September 26, 2002, CARMELLA M. (nee Bianco), beloved wife of the late Patrick A. Luby Sr. ; devoted mother of Patricia R. Tormellon, Patrick A. Luby Jr. , Eileen T. Jolliffe, Michael J. Luby, Rosemarie Weidinger and Theresa V. Mullaney. Also survived by fourteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. A Vigil service will be held at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Rd (at Echodale), on Sunday. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Dominic Church, on Monday at 9:30 a. m. Interment, Parkwood Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m.

SHEA, John M. On Wednesday, September 25, 2002, JOHN MATTHIAS (TY); dear brother of Katherine Troxel of Winchester, VA, Mary Marceline Molinaro and the late Edward Fitzgerald Shea; dear uncle of Robert, Edward, Joseph and Thomas Molinaro, Edward, Michael, Kevin, Dennis and Brian Shea, Kathleen Holden, Mary Hendricks, Patricia Turlington and John Troxel. Also survived by 33 great nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Sterling-AshtonSchwab Funeral Home, Inc. , 736 Edmondson Avenue (1/4 mile west of beltway exit 14), on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. , where a Vigil Service will be held at 4 P. M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 A. M. , on Saturday at the St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church. Interment Druid Ridge Cemetery. Those desiring may make contributions to Loyola High School at Blakefield, P. O. Box 6819, Towson, MD 21285.

GRABOWSKI, Edith E.

On September 25, 2002 EDITH E. (nee Donahue), beloved wife of the late Bernard I. Grabowski, devoted mother of Edith Jones and Joan Grabowski; devoted sister of the late Joseph Donahue, Jr; devoted grandmother of Evan and JoAnne Jones and Elizabeth Astor. A Christian Wake service will be held at the family owned Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc. , 7401 Belair Road (Overlea)on Friday at 4 P. M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady Queen ofPeace Church on Saturday at 8 A. M. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. If desired contributions may be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.

PELTZ, Helen

On September 27, 2002, HELEN PELTZ (nee Seidman)beloved wife of the late Harry Peltz, devoted mother of Harry Peltz Jr. , of Oyster Bay, NY, and the late Farrel Dudley Peltz, beloved mother-in-law of Linda Peltz and Janice Peltz, beloved sister of the late Oscar, Milton and Howard Seidman, loving grandmother of Diana and Michael Huffman, Craig and Maureen Peltz, Laura and Julien GinsbergPeltz and Daniel Peltz. Also survived by six great-grandchildren Jennifer, Joshua and Jessica Peltz, Matthew Reed, Kyle, Callie and Tyler Huffman. Services at SOL LEVINSON &BROS.; INC. , 8900 Reisterstown Road (at Mt. Wilson Lane)on Monday, September 30, at 10 AM. Interment in Mikro Kodesh Cemetery, Bowleys Lane. Please omit flowers. In mourning at 1 North Road, Oyster Bay, NY (11771). 29.

PINIECKI, Mary Rose

On September 25, 2002, MARY ROSE (nee Malloy), beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Piniecki, Sr. and loving mother of Louise Posluszny and husband John, William J. Piniecki and wife Rose, Joseph P. Piniecki, Jr. , Michael Piniecki and the late Lawrence Piniecki. Also survived by seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Funeral Services at the family owned JOSEPH N. ZANNINO JR. FUNERAL HOME, 263 S. Conkling St. (at Gough)on Monday at 9 A. M. followed by Mass of Resurrection at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church at 10 A. M. Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery. Christian Wake Service on Sunday at 7:30 P. M. Friends may call Sunday 3 through 9 P. M.

RECTOR, Robert D.

On September 25, 2002, ROBERT D. RECTOR, beloved husband of Ann L. Rector (nee Armiger); devoted father of Mary Ann Dougherty, Mary Jane Sheridan, Robert J. Rector, Mary Ellen Fise, Richard Paul Rector, James D. Rector II and the late Mary Catherine McManus; dear brother of M. Virginia Rector and Donald L. Rector; also survived by seventeen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A Vigil Service will be held at the family owned RUCK TOWSON FUNERAL HOME INC. , 1050 York Rd. (Beltway exit 26A)on Sunday at 7:30 P. M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday in the Immaculate Conception Church at 10 A. M. Interment Lorraine Park Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M. Memorial contributions to Stella Maris Hospice, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium MD 21093, will be appreciated.

REED, Marie J.

On September 26, 2002, MARIE JOSEPHINE (nee Royahn), beloved wife of the late Warren L. Reed Jr. ; devoted mother of Warren L. Reed III and wife Judy, Clifford G. Reed and wife Sue; also survived by six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Funeral services will be held at the family owned LASSAHN FUNERAL HOME INC, 7401 Belair Rd. on Monday at 11 A. M. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 3 t o 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. If desired, contributions may be made to the Chrones and Colitis Foundation.

RINGSDORF, Amelia

On September 26, 2002, AMELIA C. RINGSDORF, of Hanover, PA; daughter of the late Herbert and Irene (Soistman) Czarnowsky; loving mother ofEvelyn Binner of Hanover, PA, Irene Traeger of Ellijay, GA, Herbert Ringsdorf of Niceville, FL, and Nick Ringsdorf of Baltimore, MD; faithful sister of Rena Phoebus of Baltimore, MD; grandmother of 21 and greatgrandmother of 26. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A. M. on Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 5125 Grandview Road, Hanover, PA. Visitation Sunday, September 29, 2002, and Monday, September 30, 2002, from 2 P. M. to 4 P. M. and 7 P. M. to 9 P. M. , at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc. , 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 5125 Grandview Road, Hanover, PA 17331.

SCHERER, Patricia D.

On September 26, 2002, PATRICIA D. (nee Joyce); beloved wife of John W. Scherer, Jr. ; devoted mother of Catherine A. Kirsch, Sandra M. Laughlin, Jessica L. Brown, John W. Scherer III, and Patricia A. Morateck; dear grandmother of Kristin and Gordon Kirsch, Andrew and Michael Laughlin, Adam and Leanna Garver, Alexander and Matthew Morateck; loving sister of June Zinkand and the late Helen E. Sanzone. Relatives and friends may gather at the MILLER-DIPPEL FUNERAL HOME, INC. , 6415 Belair Road, on Sunday only, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. Funeral Service will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, on Monday, 10 A. M. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4815 Hamilton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206 or the American Cancer Society, 8219 Town Center Drive, Baltimore, MD 21236.

SHEA, John M. On Wednesday, September 25, 2002, JOHN MATTHIAS (TY); dear brother of Katherine Troxel of Winchester, VA, Mary Marceline Molinaro and the late Edward Fitzgerald Shea; dear uncle of Robert, Edward, Joseph and Thomas Molinaro, Edward, Michael, Kevin, Dennis and Brian Shea, Kathleen Holden, Mary Hendricks, Patricia Turlington and John Troxel. Also survived by 33 great nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Sterling-AshtonSchwab Funeral Home, Inc. , 736 Edmondson Avenue (1/4 mile west of beltway exit 14), on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. , where a Vigil Service will be held at 4 P. M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 A. M. , on Saturday at the St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church. Interment Druid Ridge Cemetery. Those desiring may make contributions to Loyola High School at Blakefield, P. O. Box 6819, Towson, MD 21285.

SOBER, Marjorie

On September 25, 2002 MARJORIE SOBER (nee Rome), beloved wife of Kenneth Sober; loving mother of Ilene Gardiner of Philadelphia PA and the late Gary L. Sober; devoted mother-in-law of Richard Gardiner; dear sister of the late Bernard Rome. Services at SOL LEVINSON AND BROS INC, . 8900 Reisterstown Rd at Mt. Wilson Lane on Friday, September 27 at 12 noon. interment Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers, family at home 3418 Garrison Farms Road (21208). 28

SMITH SR. , Joseph H.

On September 26, 2002, JOSEPH H. SMITH SR, , beloved husband of the late Beatrice Marie Smith (nee Burman)devoted father of Reva Mae Campbell of Owings Mills, MD. , Joanne Barnes and Joseph H. Smith Jr. , both of Reisterstown MD. and the late John M. Smith, step-father of Sandra Gardiner of Salisbury MD. , Linda Gaye McIntyre of Havre de Grace and the late Phillip Wenderoth, brother of Mary Ann Chandler and Bernice Chandler of Wilkes-Barre, PA. , Lawrence Smith of Philadelphia, PA. and Frederick Smith of Tobyhanna, PA. Also survived by his close friend Mrs. Reva M. Jarrett (nee Jones), mother to his daughter Reva Mae, his first love Ida L. Moss (nee Huhn)and his fifteen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Friends may call at the Burgee-HenssSeitz Funeral Home Inc. , 3631 Falls Rd. on Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 10 A. M. at the St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 37th St. and Hickory Ave. (Hampden). Interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Towson, MD.

STRUMPIS, Demosthenes

On September 26, 2002, DEMOSTHENES STRUMPIS, loving husband of Yiota (nee Topaltzas), devoted father of Sotirios Strumpis and wife Julia and Michael Strumpis, dearest brother of Joanna Gialamas and husband Andrea, Niki Frazeskou, Eleftheria Manolakis, and Chrisoula Kirlagitsi, loving grandfather of Caitlin and Evan. Arrangements by Charles L. Stevens Funeral Home, Inc.

STEIN, Dorothy

On September 26, 2002, DOROTHY b DOTTIE b LOCK STEIN; beloved wife of Bernard A. Stein; loving mother of Marilynn Lakein; devoted mother-in-law of Warren Lakein; dear sister of Barbara Goodman, Jack Lock, and Charlotte Hyamns, and the late Martin Lock, Bernard Lock, and Irvin Lock; loving grandmother of Marcia Snyder and Debora Lakein; and loving great-grandmother of Rachael Snyder, Adam Snyder, and Nathan Simon. Services at SOL LEVINSON AND BROS. INC. , 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Friday, September 27, 2002, at 9 A. M. Interment Beth Shalom Congregation Cemetery, 2020 Liberty Road, Taylorsville, MD. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be directed to the Hospice of Baltimore County, Gilchrist Center, 6701 North Charles Street, Towson, MD (21204). Family at home, 43 Stone Pine Court, (Cobblestone)(21208). 28

TRAYLOR, Betty L.

On September 27, 2002 BETTY LOUISE, beloved wife of Forest Traylor, loving mother of Shirley Marshall, Hope Davidson and the late Michael Traylor. Dear grandmother of Bobby and Mark Marshall and Nicole Davidson, great grandmother of Garrett Marshall. Also survived by her sister Rosemary Schuler and her brother Charles Edminsten. Friends may call at the family owned Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, P. A, 1407 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex at Route 702 (Beltway Exit 36)on Sunday and Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. Funeral Services on Tuesday at 11 A. M. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Garden.

TOMASI, Virgil

On September 26, 2002, VIRGIL A. TOMASI beloved husband of Marie Tomasi (nee Perticone), loving father of David and his wife Sandra Tomasi, cherished brother of the late Olga Thibdeaux, loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc. , 9705 Belair Road (Perry Hall)on Saturday and Sunday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM where a Wake Service will be held on Sunday at 4 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday at 10 AM at St. Josephs Catholic Church. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.

WAMSLEY, Cynthia A.

On September 26, 2002, CYNTHIA b Cindy b A. WAMSLEY (nee Miskiewicz); beloved wife of Warner S. Wamsley, Jr. ; devoted mother of Constance b Connie b M. Wamsley; step mother of Rae and Jason Wamsley; beloved daughter of the late Edward J. and Anna C. Miskiewicz of Bowleys Quarters; daughter-in-law of Mimi Wamsley and the late Warner Wamsley, Sr. ; sister of Beverly Wiegand, Wayne, Mark and Brian Miskiewicz; sister-in-law of Ellsworth Wiegand, Jr. , Deborah and Bonnie Miskiewicz, LuAnn and Jim Forbes; dear aunt of Christina Wolf, Amy McKay, Heather and Brady Miskiewicz; great-aunt of Mackenzie and Austin Wolf and Lillian McKay. Also survived by two aunts, an uncle and eleven cousins. Friends may call at family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A)on Saturday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M. , Sunday 2 to 4 P. M. followed by a funeral service at 4 P. M. Interment private. In lieu of flowers those desiring may make memorial contributions to Edgemere Free Methodist Church, Building Fund, 2510 Brannan Avenue, Edgemere, MD 21219.

WETTENGEL, Alfred O.

On September 27, 2002, ALFRED O. WETTENGEL; beloved husband of Lois Wettengel (nee Romoser); loving father of Debra L. Kelbaugh, Barbara Ann Crivello, Sharon Ann Kerner and the late Alfred O. Jr. ; dear brother of Robert and Neil Wettengel and Virginia Euler; nine grand and two great-grandchildren also survived. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, 10 AM, at the family-owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. , 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A). Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Friends may call Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M. Memorials in his name to the Alzheimer a s Association, 540 E. Belvedere Road, Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21212.

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