A Catholic prayer service will take place for Annapolis resident James John Garrity Sr. at 1 p.m. today at Hardesty Funeral Home in Annapolis.
Mr. Garrity, 70, died of cancer April 5 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
An Annapolis resident since 1956, he was employed by the Civil Service at Fort Meade for 34 years.
Mr. Garrity was a World War II Army veteran and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
He is survived by a son, John J. Garrity Jr. of Centerville, Va., and a grandchild.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Anne Arundel chapter, P.O. Box 493, Severna Park, Md. 21146.
RUTH M. DUDDING BOOKKEEPER, 79
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for West River resident Ruth Marie Dudding at 10 a.m. April12 at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in Ownesville.
She was a resident of West River since 1974.
Mrs. Dudding worked as a bookkeeper with D & D Tire Service in Bladensburg for 20 years until her retirement in 1070.
She enjoyed traveling and singing.
Her husband, Harvey Jacob, preceded her in death in 1962.
She is survived by a daughter, Dana Donell Frank of West River; a son, Richard Aubrey Dudding of Plant City, Fla.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of Greater Washington, 6210 KingsHighway, Alexandria, Va.
Arrangements are being made by Hardesty Funeral Home in Galesville.
MANUEL GONSALVES FOREMAN, 88
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Manuel V. Gonsalves April 11 at St. Francis Catholic Church in East Providence, R.I.
Mr. Gonsalves, 88, died of cancer and heart failure April 6 in Severna Park.
A lifetime resident of East Providence, he came to Severna Park tolive with his son in 1990.
He was retired as a foreman for Goodyear Footwear in Providence, R.I., after 40 years of service. He also served in the Rhode Island National Guard.
Mr. Gonsalves was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church; Holy Trinity Council 3413 in Severna Park; Knights of Columbus; and Admiral William S. Benson Assembly of Annapolis.
His other interests included gardening and sports.
His wife, Teresa Murray Gonsalves, preceded him in death in 1966.
He is survived by a son, Donald F. Gonsalves of Severna Park; four sisters, Maria Silva and Rose Travers, both of Florida, and Laura Lewis and Angelina Xavier, both of East Providence; three brothers, Anthony Gonsalves and Frank Gonsalves, both of East Providence, and Joseph Gonsalves of Florida; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Anne Arundel Medical Center Hospice, Franklin and Cathedral streets, Annapolis, Md. 21401.
NORMAN POEHLMAN SR. BOILERMAKER, 82
Funeral services took place for Hanover resident Norman D. Poehlman Sr. April 8 at Kirkley Funeral Home.
Mr. Poehlman, 82, died of pneumonia at Howard County General Hospital.
A county resident for 52 years, he was employed as a boilermaker with Maryland Drydock.
His hobbies included travel, camping, family activities, Boy Scouts, and watching television.
Hiswife, Pauline L. Poehlman, preceded him in death.
He is survived by a daughter, Ruth Anna Poehlman of Hanover; two sons, Norman D. Poehlman II of Hanover and David H. Poehlman of Baltimore; a brother, Edmund Poehlman of Baltimore; and six grandchildren.
WILLIAM J. SCALLYPASTOR, 77
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Severna Park resident William Joseph Scally at 11 a.m. today at St. John the Evangelist Church.
The Rev. Scally, 77, died of heart failure April 7 in Severna Park.
He was a graduate of St. Charles College in Baltimore, St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore and Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
He served at St. Brigid Church in Baltimore,was a pastor at St. Mary's in Pylesville, Our Lady of Perpetual Helpin Woodlawn, then St. Luke's in Edgemere. He retired seven years ago.
The Rev. Scally was a member of Opus Dei and Knights of Columbusin Woodlawn.
His other interests included sailing and swimming.
He is survived by two sisters, Agnes Green and Genevieve Staines, both of Severna Park; a brother, John F. Scally of Baltimore; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Seminary, 5400 Roland Ave., Baltimore, Md. 21210, or a Mass card may be sent.
Arrangements are being made by Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.
MARY E. HOLLER HOMEMAKER, 84
Services will take place for Glen Burnie resident Mary E. Holler at 10 a.m. today at Singleton Funeral Home.
Mrs. Holler, 84, died of cancer April 6 at her home.
A resident of Glen Burnie for 37 years, she was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier Boarding School for the Deaf.
Her hobbies included sewing, painting and craftwork.