Obituaries

Obituaries

November 14, 1990

DONALD L. ROE SR. DESIGN ENGINEER, 63

Funeral services took place for Glen Burnie resident Donald LeRoy Roe Sr.

on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Roe, 63, died Nov. 9 at North Arundel Hospital.

A resident of Glen Burnie for 30 years, he worked as a design engineer for Koppers Co. until he retired in 1985.

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

Mr. Roe was a past president of the Society of Automotive Engineers, a member of Blanchard Lodge 102, Lodge Council, Chapter Cosistory Valley of Harrisburg, Pa., and Boumi Temple.

Other interests included airplane and ship models, and he was an avid reader.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Maria F. Roe; three sons, Donald L. Sikesville, Michael S. Roe of Taneytown, and Brian J. Roe of Glen Burnie; a daughter, Deborah M. Morrison of Woodbridge, Ohio; three brothers, Richard A. Roe of Toledo, Ohio, Robert L. Roe of North Carolina, and Thomas Dickerson of Maine; a sister, Sharon Dickerson of Toledo, Ohio; seven grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

MARIE C. SMITH BOOKKEEPER, 70

Funeral services will take place for Glen Burnie resident Marie Catherine Smith at 11 a.m. today at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Smith, 70, died of a heart attack Nov. 10 at Harbor Hospital Center.

A Glen Burnie resident for 37 years, she worked as a bookkeeper for Quality Brands until her retirement.

Mrs. Smith was a member of VFW No. 160.

Other interests included reading.

She is survived by a daughter, Diane L. Williams of Pasadena; three sons, Warren W. Wimpling of Glen Burnie, Harry Wimpling of Georgia and William Wimpling of Virginia; 20 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

JOHN R. CROMWELL STATION OWNER, 80

Funeral services will take place for Linthicum resident John Randolph Cromwell at 2:30 p.m. today at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Cromwell, 80, died on Nov. 10 at Fort Howard VA Hospital.

Retired from Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, he was the owner of Esso Gas Station on Baltimore Street. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Crowwell was a member of Linthicum United Methodist Church and Glen Burnie Masonic Lodge No. 213.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Virginia Lee Hosford Cromwell, and a brother, James Richard Cromwell of Linthicum.

CLAIR W. SESSLER TEACHER, 69

Funeral services will take place for Glen Burnie resident Clair William Sessler at 5 p.m. today at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Sessler, 69, died of heart failure Nov. 10 at University of Maryland Hospital.

Mr. Sessler was a member of Glen Burnie Baptist Church.

Other interests included music, sports and the outdoors.

His wife of 40 years, Ethel Van Tries Sessler, died before him.

He is survived by a son, William C. Sessler of Glen Burnie; a brother, Craig Sessler of Altoona, Pa.; and two sisters, Martha Hockenberry and Marion England, both of Altoona, Pa.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Anne Arundel County Division 14-B, 2 Spa Creek Landing, Annapolis, Md. 21403.

JOHN J. SMOOT INSPECTOR, 75

Funeral services took place for Glen Burnie resident John Joseph Smoot on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Smoot, 75, died Nov. 11 at his home.

He worked as an inspector for Kaiser Aluminum and served in the U.S.

Navy during World War II.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Thelma E. Smoot; two daughters, Cecilia T. Schultz of Glen Burnie and Patricia A. Fennington of Anderson, S.C.; three sons, John R. Smoot of Severn, Charles L. Smoot of Midland, Va., and Gerald L. Smoot of Glen Burnie; a brother, Hiram J. Smoot Sr. of South Baltimore; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

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