Obituaries

OBITUARIES

September 10, 1990

WILMA J. HICKS, Waitress, 78

Funeral services were held for Severn resident Wilma J. Hicks on Sept. 8 at Kirkley funeral Home.

Mrs. Hicks, 78, died of heart failure on Sept. 5 at North Arundel Hospital.

She worked as a waitress for various restaurants in the county.

Her hobbies included sewing and crafts.

Her husband, Sinclair Hicks, predeceased her.

She is survived by a son, Gary Osborne of Severn; a daughter, Annetta Osborne of Severn; a sister, Opal Crawford of Colorado; seven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

EDWARD A. PFAFF, Records manager, 83

Funeral services were held for Glen Burnie resident Edward Arthur Pfaff on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Peace Lutheran Church in Ferndale.

Mr. Pfaff, 83, died of heart failure on Sept. 4 at North Arundel Hospital.

A file and records department manager for Fidelity & Deposit Co., he retired after 49 years of service.

He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and the church choir.

Other interests included reading, getting together with retired people from Fidelity & Deposit Co. and singing in the church choir.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marie Neubert Pfaff; a son, James G. Pfaff of Baltimore; a brother, John Pfaff of Baltimore; a sister, Annetta Adams of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Singleton Funeral Home.

GORDON G. CITRONI, Supervisor, 47

A wake of Christian burial was held for former Severn resident Gordon George Citroni on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Holy Trinity Church in Glen Burnie.

Mr. Citroni, 47, died on Sept. 5 in Salisbury.

He worked as a material acquisition center supervisor for Westinghouse Corp.

Other interests included aquatic farming and computers, and he was very active in the start of the Severn Athletic Club.

He is survived by his companion of 12 years, Catherine Cunningham; his mother, Madalena Petrecca Citroni; three sons, Dean A. Citroni, George A. Citroni II and David A. Citroni, all of Catonsville; a daughter, Christine M. Alison of Pasadena; a sister, Arlene Rosenthal of Baldwin; and two grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were made by Singleton Funeral Home.

MARY L. GROOMS, Secretary, 72

Funeral services will be held for Glen Burnie resident Mary L. Grooms at 10 a.m. today in Albany, N.Y.

Mrs. Grooms, 72, died on Sept. 5 at North Arundel Hospital.

She worked as a secretary for Anne Arundel County Public Schools and was a member of Holy Trinity Church, Altar Guild, and National Wave Association.

Other interests included reading and needle craft.

The former Mary Gardineer is survived by her husband of 36 years, Harold Grooms; and a son, Duane J. Grooms of Glen Burnie.

Funeral arrangements were made by Singleton Funeral Home.

CHARLES R. ROBSON, 20 years in Army, 64

Memorial services were held for Glen Burnie resident Charles Robert Robson on Friday at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Robson, 64, died on Sept. 4 in Glen Burnie.

A member of the Army for 20 years, he worked as a paratrooper for Special Forces Green Beret during World War II and the Korean War, earning a Bronze Star, Oak Leaf Cluster and Master Parachutist award.

He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Disabled American Veterans and was active in the Linthicum Ferndale Youth Athletic Association. He was an avid sports fan.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Edith H. Robson; two sons, Darian Scott Robson of Glen Burnie and Gary Robson of Severna Park; two daughters, Kelly Lynn Listman of Glen Burnie and Rebecca Robson of Severna Park; a brother, Arthur Robson of New Jersey; two sisters, Margaret Williams of Montana and Martha Negri of New Jersey; and two grandchildren.

These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes. If information about someone in your family who has passed away hasn't been published, please call Deborah Toich at 761-1732 or 332-6211 or (800) 829-8000, Ext. 6211; you may also fax your information to us at 332-6677.

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