December 02, 1990


Services for homemaker Elsie Bertha White of Glen Burnie took place Friday, Nov. 30, at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. White, 65, died suddenly Nov. 26 in Michigan.

Born in Baltimore, she was a former member of the Presbyterian Church of Pimlico. Other interests included crocheting, sewing, reading and looking at flowers.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Donald Whit; three daughters, Donna Matthews of Ridgely, Carol Chess of Resterstown and Linda Duvall of Glen Burnie; three sons, Roy White of Hanover, John White of Catonsville and Keith White of Jessup; a brother, William F. Oehrl of Timonium; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


Services for homemaker Rachel T. Povenz of Glen Burnie took place Dec.

1 at St. Anne's Episcopal Church.

Mrs. Povenz, 65, died Nov. 29 of circulatory problems at North Arundel Hospital.

Originally from Centreville, she was a charter member of the Kiwives of Glen Burnie and the North Arundel Hospital Auxiliary, and an active member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church, the Women's Eastern Shore Historical Society, and the Pascal Senior Center.

Her other interests included dancing, bowling, billiards, golf, and crabbing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul J. Povenz.

Survivors include a son, Robert T. Povenz of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Nancy Fullerton of Glen Burnie; a brother, William Thomas of Centreville; a sister, Marcelle Griffin, also of Centreville; and four grandchildren.

Arrangements were by the Kirkley Funeral Home.


Services for retired journalist Clyde Russell Cook of Glen Burnie will take place today at 10:30 a.m., at the Singleton Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Cook, 58, died Nov 29 at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Unit of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

A 1951 graduate of Glen Burnie High School, Mr. Cook served as a journalist in the U.S. Air Force until his retirement as a Chief Master Sergeant in 1973. After that, he worked at the Baltimore News American and was lead controller for Bowl America in Glen Burnie.

Mr. Cook's interests included bowling, computers, flea markets, and yard sales. During his time in the Air Force, Mr. Cook received numerous awards and medals for his service.

Survivors include his mother, Anna Hagner of Glen Burnie; a son, Morgan J. Cook of Glen Burnie; a brother, Harry H. Cook Jr. of Ridgely; two sisters, Patricia Francois of Pasadena and Martha Hampton of Glen Burnie; and a granddaughter, Rachel Elizabeth Cook of Brooklyn Park.


A Mass of Christian burial for retired seamstress and homemaker Anna Giambarresi Amico of Arnold will take place this morning at St. Rocco's Catholic Church in Pittston, Pa.

Mrs. Amico, 89, died Nov 30 at Anne Arundel Medical Center of pneumonia.

Originally from Montedora, Italy, and a longtime resident of Pittston, Mrs. Amico worked as a seamstress and hand finisher for women's suits at the Leslie Fay Factory in Pittston.

Her interests included gardening and church activities.

Her husband of 57 years, Sam Amico, died in 1981.

Survivors include four daughters; Mary LaGrasta of Old Forge, Pa., Josephine Strum of Wiles-Barre, Pa., Eleanor Birdof Pasadena and Rosalie Brown of Arnold; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were by the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home.

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