January 27, 1991

These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes.


Helen M. Shoemaker, 76, retired from the Sylvania Shoe Co. in McSherrystown, Pa., died Wednesday at her home. A native of Carroll County,she was the daughter of the late James C. and Carrie Foreman Weishaar. A former employee of the Windsor Shoe Co. in Littlestown, Pa., shewas the wife of John R. Shoemaker. A member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Littlestown, she was also a social member of the Littlestown VFW and a member of the Taneytown American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Survivors in addition to her husband include her sons, Elmer E. Rippeonof Westminster, LeRoy T. Rippeon of Hedgesville, W.Va. and Ralph W. Rippeon of Gettysburg, Pa.; daughters, Arlene Stahley of Westminster,Lois Smith of New Windsor, and Shelva Schifflett of McSherrystown; brother, James M. Weishaar of Westminster; sister, Thelma DeGroft of Taneytown; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Services were at 2 p.m. yesterday at St. John's Lutheran Church. Her pastor, the Rev. Larry Douthwaite officiated. Memorialcontributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 665 St. John's Road, Littlestown, Pa. 17340.

DATELINE: Hampstead

William H. Hyman, 76, of Owings Mills, Baltimore County, died Tuesday at Baltimore County General Hospital in Towson. A native of Baltimore, was the son of the late William H. and Mary K. Burns Hyman. He was a retired machinist for the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. The husband of the late Elizabeth Lawlor Hyman, he is survived by his daughter, E. Patricia Blakeney, Owings Mills; son,Kenneth B. of Hampstead; brother, Joseph of Baltimore; sister Mary Rosewag of Baltimore; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services were at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Eline Funeral Home, Reisterstown. Deacon Robert A. DiMattei Jr. of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Glyndon, Baltimore County officiated.

DATELINE: Sykesville

Clarence A. Green, 82, a retired trapman for the B & O Railroad System, died Wednesday at the Sykesville Eldercare Center. A native of here -- born June 13, 1909 -- he was the son of the late George H. and Sarah Rheubottom Green. A member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church here,he was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. The husband of Gladys L. Taylor Green, he is also survived by his sisters, Ruth Outlaw and Louella Green, both of Baltimore. Services were at 1 p.m. yesterday at the Haight Funeral Home here. The Rev. LaReesa Smith and the Rev. Ernest Johnson officiated.

DATELINE: Taneytown

Mary Angela Arnold, 91, formerly of here, died Monday at Gettysburg (Pa.) Hospital. A native of Vale Summit, Allegany County -- born April 16, 1899 -- she was the daughter of the late Bernard D. and Agnes Kirby Dilley. A resident of the Village Green Nursing Center in Gettysburg, shewas the wife of the late Charles R. Arnold. A retired teacher in Allegany and Carroll counties, she was an active member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church here, a charter member of the Taneytown Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary and the Taneytown Homemakers Club. She was a member of the Carroll County Historical Society. Survivors include her daughters, Helen Gorman of here, Mary Angela Cobb of Bethesda, Montgomery County and Julia T. Rosenwald of Thurmont, Frederick County; sons,Joseph A. of Salisbury, Wicomico County and George B. of Montgomery Village, Montgomery County; sister Edith Bender of Frostburg, Allegany County; brother Francis D. Dilley of Bethesda; 14 grandchildren andseven great-grandchildren. Services were at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Taneytown. The Rev. Paul F. Dolan officiated. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph's Church, 44 Frederick St., Taneytown, Md. 21787 or the Carmelite Monastery Building Fund, 1318 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, Md. 21204.

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