Obituaries

OBITUARIES

January 02, 1991

BALTIMORE — Evelyn M. Brown, 91, a former Carroll County resident, died Dec. 22 at Pickersgill Home in Towson, Baltimore County. Survivors include nieces Sheila Young of Westminster and Ruth Chisholm of Oakland, and nephew Carl Reed, of here.

Ida M. Elliott, 79, died Dec. 23 at Deaton Medical Center here. She was the wife of the late Milton I. Elliott. Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Helmstetter, and two grandchildren, Tracy Hiscock and Glenn Helmstetter, all of Westminster. The family requests memorial donations to the Carmelite Monastery, 1318 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, Md. 21204.

Lucy Engle, 70, a Baltimore County resident, died Dec. 26 at Joseph Ritchie Hospice in Baltimore. She was the wife of the late Howard F. Engle. For more than 15 years,she had been employed by the Baltimore County Board of Education. Survivors include a son, H. Joe Engle of New Windsor; daughter VirginiaBuettner of Caroline County; sister Virginia Catanzaro of Anne Arundel County; and four grandchildren.

Joseph C. Eichelberger, 87, died Christmas Day. He was the husband of the late Wilhelmina L. Eichelberger. He was one of the first appointed statedriving examiners and was a member of a traveling road crew that administered driving tests across the state. Survivors include daughtersBetty L. James and Marion A. Maeser, both of Baltimore County; son George C. of Delaware; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Charlotte M. Fitz, 79, died Dec. 26 at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of John B. Fitz. A member of Calvary United Methodist Church here, she also was a member andpast president of the Carroll County Garden Club. She was active in the hospital auxiliary. In addition to her husband, two nieces survive.

Elizabeth S. Smith, 93, died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Horace V. Smith. She was predeceased by her son and daughter. Surviving are eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. The family requests memorial contributions to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, where she was a member, at 4300 Church Road, Millers, Md.21107.

John T. Farinholt, 64, died Thursdayat his home. He was the husband of Mary C. Farinholt. Active in fireservice, he was a member and past president of the Lisbon Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Howard County Firemen's Association, serving on its board of directors. He also had served in the U.S.Army during the Korean War. In addition to his wife, survivors include his children, Deborah Gamber, Cynthia Barnard and Mark A. Farinholt, all of here, Elizabeth Parks of Washington County, Pamela Farinholt of Taneytown, Jeannie Warfield of Woodbine and Paul B. Farinholt ofWestminster; brother Joseph Farinholt of Westminster; sisters Elizabeth Miller, Dot Meilie and Mildred Howard of Westminster; and 12 grandchildren.

Norman K. Wilson, 80, died Dec. 21 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Helen M. Wilson. He was retired from the building business. In addition to hiswife, survivors include daughters Doris L. Chaney of Eldersburg and Patricia A. Yingling of here; sister Anna Ruth Dixon of here; and twograndchildren.

Marcella A. Schilling, 85, aformer resident here, died Christmas Day at Artesia General Hospitalin New Mexico. She was the wife of Ralph L. Schilling. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a sister, Lillian Crumbacker of here, and several nieces and nephews.

A. Louise Schaeffer, 78, a former resident here, died Dec. 26 at Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. A 1932 graduate of Western Maryland College, she had workedfor Exxon Corp. After her retirement, she undertook volunteer work for the American Red Cross and Springfield Hospital Center. She was the last of her immediate family. Several nieces and nephews survive.

Evelyn K. Mentzer, 81, died Dec. 26 at Rosetta Nursing Home here. She was the wife of the late George G. Mentzer and the mother of the late Gilson E. Mentzer. Retired after 22 years with the Cambridge Rubber Co., she also was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Harney. Survivors include daughters Bernice Walck of Pennsylvania, Frances Workman of Ohio, Evelyn Slaybaugh-Parrish of here and Patricia Hivelyof Harney; sister Mae Vance of Washington County; brothers John W. Wilson of Pennsylvania, Gene Wilson of Minnesota and Norman Wilson of West Virginia; 20 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Samuel O. Bohn, 86, died Thursday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Gertrude N. Bohn. Employed by Western Maryland Railroad, he was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Workers. Survivors include daughters Marleen Bushman of Pennsylvania and Charlotte Connell of Taneytown; son Samuel L. Bohn of Florida; brother Elmer Bohn of here; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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