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Goldie C. Weisbecker, a retired bookkeeper and duckpin bowler, died Friday of respiratory failure at her daughter's Dundalk home, where she had lived for the past two years. She was 90.

Goldie Cosser was born in Wheeling, W.Va., and moved to Dundalk with her family as a child. She was a graduate of Baltimore County public schools.

Mrs. Weisbecker was the longtime head bookkeeper at J. J. Haines and Co., a Glen Burnie-based floor covering company, until her 1984 retirement.

Mrs. Weisbecker lived on Dunran Road in Dundalk.

For many years, she was an avid duckpin bowler and bowled regularly at Dundalk's Pinland Lanes, where she also managed a league.

She also enjoyed bus trips, traveling, knitting and crocheting.

Mrs. Weisbecker was a member of St. Timothy's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2120 Dundalk Ave., where a memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8.

Surviving are her daughter, Barbara Bonincontri of Dundalk; two brothers, Bing Cosser and Otts Cosser, both of Essex; three sisters, Nancy Burkhardt of Dundalk, Lois Victorine of Milpitas, Calif., and Clara Iosue of Selma, Texas; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Her marriage to William C. Weisbecker ended in divorce.


Frederick N. Rasmussen

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