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ERIC M. TAYLOR
Infant, 8 weeks
Funeral services were held for Glen Burnie resident Eric Michael Taylor on Thursday, Sept. 27, at Singleton Funeral Home.
Eric, 8 weeks, died suddenly at Walter Reed Medical Center.
He is survived by his parents, Anita C. Taylor and Dewey D. Perrera.
His twin brother, Timothy Paul Taylor, died before him.
VIRGINIA M. UNDERWOOD
Retail clerk, 71
Funeral services were held for Lakeland resident Virginia M. Underwood on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Kirkley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Underwood, 71, died of a heart attack on Sept. 26 at St. Agnes Hospital.
A Lakeland resident for 30 years, she worked as a retail clerk for Sears until her retirement in 1983.
Other interests included gardening, crocheting, and her family.
He husband, Joseph K. Underwood, died before her.
She is survived by a son, William Underwood of Glen Burnie; two daughters, Beverly Solesky of New Market, Brenda Fink of Pasadena; a sister, Doris Braun of Daytona, Florida; and three grandchildren.
RITA C. CLOUTIER
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Lothian resident Rita Clara Cloutier at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 in the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church.
Mrs. Cloutier, 72, died of cancer on Sept. 27 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
A Lothian resident since 1976, she worked as a supervisor with the Montgomery Ward drapery manufacturing division in Landover until her retirement in 1982.
She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, the Ladies Guild at the church, and South County Senior Citizens Group at Shady Side.
Other interests included quilting.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph W. Cloutier; two daughters, Phyllis Cagne of Harrisville, R.I. and Yvette Garrity of Edgewater; a son, Wilfred H. Cloutier of Charleton, Mass.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are being made by Hardesty Funeral Home.
WALTER G. WIRSCHING
U.S. Army, 64
Funeral services will be held for Severna Park resident Watler G. Wirsching at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at Fort Myer Chapel, Virginia.
Mr. Wirsching, 64, died of cancer on Sept. 27 at his home.
He retired from the U.S. Army after 31 years of service and then worked as an investigator for the Department of Defense for 12 years before retiring because of illness. His military service included World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam.
He was a member of the Germania Masonic Temple of Baltimore and Boumi Temple of Baltimore.
Other interests included traveling and working.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Margarete J. Specht Wirsching; three sons, Walter Wirsching of Baltimore, Martin Wirsching and Fred Wirsching, both of Linthicum; a sister, Ruth Friedrich of Howard County; and three grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the Arundel Hospice, 403 Headquarters Drive, Suite 1, Millersville, MD 21108. Funeral arrangements are being made by Singleton Funeral Home.