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Funeral services will be held for Glen Burnie resident Ella Litke at 11 a.m. today at Kirkley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Litke, 78, died of a heart attack on Oct. 13 at Baltimore County General Hospital.
A resident of Glen Burnie for 17 years, she was a homemaker and a member of First Lutheran Church of Odenton.
She is survived by two sons, Alfred H. Litke of Glen Burnie and Arthur E. Litke of Dundalk; and two grandchildren.
Computer operator, 55
Funeral services were held for Glen Burnie resident Josephine Evelyn Swift-Ingrassia on Monday, Oct. 15 at Church of Our Redeemer.
Mrs. Swift-Ingrassia, 55, died on Oct. 12 at Towson/Stella Mais Hospice.
The former Josephine Giza worked as an input computer operator for Maryland Paper Box Company.
She is survived by her husband of 10 years, Charles W. Swift; three sons, David J. Ingrassia of Pasadena, Richard T. Ingrassia of Glen Burnie, and Christopher C. Swift of Pasadena; one brother, Joseph Giza of Silver Spring; one sister, Frances Kozan of Baltimore; and one grandchild.
Police officer, 82
Private funeral arrangements are being made for Glen Burnie resident John Gaddon.
Mr. Gaddon, 82, died of cancer on Oct. 13 at North Arundel Convalescent Center in Glen Burnie.
He worked as a police officer for 23 years in Beach Haven.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary E. Gaddon; a son, Ronald J.
Gaddon; and two sisters, Evelyn Check and Vivian Nagle of Florida.
WILBUR P. CLOSE
Electrical worker, 77
Funeral services will be held for former Glen Burnie resident Wilbur P. Close at 2 p.m. today in Austinburg, Ohio.
Mr. Close, 77, died on Oct. 13 at Ashtabula County Medical Center in Ohio.
He worked for Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company for 27 years until his retirement in 1977.
He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Proctor Close; a son, William H.
Close of Rome, Ohio; two daughters, Carol A. Severino of Kingsville, Ohio, and Judith B. Hakala of Glen Burnie; 10 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.