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EMMA L. SPURRIER, 90
Gaither - Died Sunday at Sykesville Elder Care. She was the wife of the late Horace D. Spurrier and the mother of the late LaFrance Spurrier. A retired compositor with the Sykesville Herald, she also was a member of Gaither United Methodist Church. Survivors include daughters, Elaine Rice of California and Vera Stewart of Howard County; brother, Edwin H. Beall of Sykesville; sister, Nellie Murray of New York; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. today at the Haight Funeral Home, Sykesville.
RAYMOND D. BLOOM SR., 72,
Died Sunday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Hazel E. Bloom. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he worked as a driver for Trailer Chemical Corp. in Florida. Surviving are sons, Charles C. Bloom of Anne Arundel County, Raymond D. Bloom Jr. of here, Edward C. Bloom of Florida, Ralph O. Bloom and Robert O. Bloom, both of Westminster; daughters, Dixie Lee Walker and Judith A. Johns, both of Pennsylvania, Sylvia L. Harmon of Hampstead, and Sue R. Becker of Florida; stepdaughters, Kay Bluford of Baltimore County and Glenda Curtis of Florida; 22 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. today at the Thomas D. Fletcher & Son Funeral Home, 254 East Main St., Westminster.
WILLIAM L. RIMBEY, 75,
DATELINE: Mount Airy
Died Friday at his home. He was the husband of Mary B. Rimbey. One of the original founders of the Food Rite grocery store, he was a member of Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company. He also was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church, where he served as treasurer and trustee. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Robert W. Rimbey of here; daughter, Rebecca F. Shaw of here; brother, Edward N. Rimbey of here; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. today at Prospect United Methodist Church.
RUTH K. FOGLE, 68,
Died Saturday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Wilbur W. Fogle. She was a member of the New Life Foursquare Gospel Church. Surviving are sons, James A. Plank, Larry W. Fogle, Harry T.
Fogle and Charles E. Fogle Sr., all of here; daughters, Betty J. Fogle, Margaret A. Albaugh, Mary D. Fogle, Grace G. Schnauble, all of Westminster, Debra J. Eyler of Hampstead and Shery L. Fogle of Taneytown; sister, Agnes Masser of Frederick County; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services are at 11 a.m. today at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road.
GEORGE A. HELM, 79,
Formerly of Pinehurst-on-the-Bay, Anne Arundel County, and Baltimore, died Saturday at Westminster Nursing & Convalescent Center. He was the husband of Georgianna F. Helm. Prior to his retirement, he was vice president of Maryland Steel Products Co. in Baltimore. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, George R. Helm of Texas; daughter, Susan H.
Thomas of here; sister, Margaret Hanzlik of Baltimore, and five grandchildren. Services are at 1 p.m. today at the Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road.
MAX R. FOGLE, 69,
Died Saturday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A Frederick County resident, he was the husband of Mary Jane W. Fogle. Formerly employed as a farmer, he also had worked at Smith Bakery. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, Max A. Fogle of Washington County, Marlin R. Fogle and Walter J. Fogle of Rocky Ridge, Frederick County, and Donald W. Fogle of here; daughters, Judith K. Rogers of Westminster, and Maxine L. Fogle of here; brothers, Chester L. Fogle Sr. and Glenn N. Fogle, both of Frederick County; sisters, Edith Cecil of Baltimore, Evelyn Curry of Frederick County and Freda Fisher of Pennsylvania; and 10 grandchildren. Services are at 10 a.m. today at the Woodsboro Funeral Home of D. D. Hartzler.