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MARGARET WISSMANN PRESSER, 86
Services were held for Severn resident Margaret Mae Wissmann on Dec. 7 at Singleton Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wissmann, 86, died of cancer Dec. 4 at her home.
A resident of Severn for 20 years, she was a retired presser for G & G Uniforms of Baltimore, where she worked for 40 years.
Other interests included going to Atlantic City, crocheting animals and clowns for children, sewing and shopping.
Her husband of 21 years, William Wissmann, died before her.
She is survived by two daughters, Doris Williams of Pasadena and Helen Airey of Severn; four brothers, Woodrow Harvey of Baltimore; Walter Harvey of Silver Springs, Fla., Milton Harvey of Emmitsburg and Kenneth Harvey of Dundalk; three sisters, Clara O'Neil of Baltimore, Annie Hawkins of Catonsville and Josie Elliott of Baltimore; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the hospice program in Millersville.
JIM SWAN NAVY, RETIRED, 47
Services were held for Severn resident Jim Swan on Dec. 8 at Maryland Veterans Cemetery Chapel.
Mr. Swan, 47, died Dec. 4 at North Arundel Hospital.
A resident of Severn for 12 years, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 to 1977, earning the Purple Heart award. He also worked as a driver for United Propane for one year.
Other interests included car racing and wrestling.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Theresa L. Baglan Swan; a brother, Donald H. Swan of Waldorf; and a sister, Nondus Cooper of Odenton.
ANITA C. SWANSON ECCLESIASTICAL CLERK, 76
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated for Crownsville resident Anita C. Swanson at 1 p.m. today at Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church in Millersville.
Mrs. Swanson, 76, died Dec. 7 at her home.
She worked as an ecclesiastical clerk for the Mangan Co. of Providence, R.I., for 30 years.
Mrs. Swanson won a top bowler award in 1977 and was a member of an acting and singing club in Providence.
Other interests include handiwork such as embroidery and crocheting.
She is survived two daughters, Gail Lee Johnston of Crownsville and Dorothy J. Wilkes of Linthicum; two brothers, Carl W. Swanson of San Jose, Calif., and Daniel C. Swanson of Severna Park; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.