February 20, 1991

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Lawrence C. Myers, 73, died Saturday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Inez P. Myers. Before his retirement, he was employed at Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. in Baltimore. He also was a member of Calvary Methodist Church in Gamber. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Larry R.of Westminster and Robert L. Of Baltimore; daughter, Peggy L. Dash of Westminster; sister, Bessie Selway of Baltimore County; and two grandchildren.


Charles R. Ruby Sr., 90, a former resident here, died Sunday at Gettysburg Hospital in Pennsylvania. He was the husband of the late Mary Scribner Ruby. A retired mechanicfor the U.S. Postal Service, he was a member of St. John's MethodistChurch. Surviving are a son, Charles R. of here; brothers Wilfred ofBaltimore and George of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. today at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St. The family requests donations to the church at P.O.Box 185.


Naomi Thomas Rohrbaugh, 89, a former resident here, died Thursday at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in York, Pa. She was the wife of the late Clinton C. Rohrbaugh. She was a member of Lazarus United Church of Christ here and the American Legion Post in Hampstead. Survivors include daughters Mary C. Redmond of Westminster and Ruth N. Krebs of Pennsylvania; sons Thomas H. and Kenneth E., both of Pennsylvania, Eugene D. of Harford County, Wayne C. of Westminster, and Samuel C. of Hampstead; sister, Corrine Frock of Pennsylvania; brother, Robert Thomas of Westminster; 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial donations to her church.


William C. Richardson, 53, died Saturday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of Mary Jane Richardson. He had been employed as a lineman crew leader for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Bryan C. and Gregory S., both of here; sisters Flora A. Redmond of Woodbine, Phina F. Mullins and Blanche Gray, both of here,and one grandson. Services are at 11 a.m. today at Haight Funeral Home.

Ina B. Alder, 85, a former resident here, died Thursday at theMeridian Nursing Home in Frederick. She was the wife of the late Wiley H. Alder. She had retired from the Springfield Hospital Center. Survivors include sons James N. of here and Stoke of West Virginia; daughters Madge M. Jenkins and Margaret J. Stonebraker, both of here; sisters Rachel Morgan of Tennessee and Ethel Campbell of Indiana; eightgrandchildren and several great-grandchildren.


Mary Ellen Miller, 94, a former resident here, died Saturday at Blizzard's Home Care Center in Westminster. She was the wife of the late Wilbur F. Miller Sr. and the mother of the late Josephine L. Files. She had been employed by Union Bridge Clothing Factory. Surviving are sons Richard L. and Wilbur F. Jr., both of here; six grandchildrenand seven great-grandchildren. Services are at 1 p.m. today at Skiles Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St.

Gladys T. Shockley, 94, died Sunday at her home. She was the wife of the late Peter L. Shockley. He was a member of Taneytown Baptist Church. Survivors include daughters Mary A. Reaver, Sarah K. Brower and Bertha M. Shockley, all of here; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services are at 2 p.m. today at the Skiles Funeral Home in Emmitsburg, Frederick County.


John R. Hamblet II, 41, died Thursday at his home. He was the son of John R. of California and the late Rita M. Hamblet. He was the husband of Kathleen P. Hamblet. A veteran of the Air Force, he was employed as a staff officer with the federal government. He also was a member of Wakefied Valley Golf Club. In addition to his wife and father, survivors include a son, Nicholas A. and daughter, Cory E., both at home; two sisters and one brother, all of California. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St., Westminster.


Milton R. Baxley, 65, died Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice in Towson. He was the husband of the late Lillian A. Baxley. He was a Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are four sons Milton R. Jr., Robert S., James P. and John W., all of Baltimore County; two daughters Margaret B. Jahn and Linda C. Dahms, both of here; sister, Ruby M. Leard of Baltimore; brother, William of Baltimore; and 15 grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Ruck TowsonFuneral Home Inc., 1050 York Road, Baltimore County. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Jerry A. Falcone, 76, died Saturday at the Carroll Lutheran Village. He was the husband of Josephine Falcone. A self-employed contractor, he had owned Falcone Wood Craft. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Churchhere. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Garrett of Eldersburg, Neil and David, both of New Jersey; daughter, Brenda F. Shump of here; brother, Joseph of New York; sister, Madeliene Zschiesche of Oklahoma; and nine grandchildren.

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