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Dennis R. Brooks, 49, died April 13 at his home. He was the son of Bernice S. Brooks and the late Robert S. Brooks. He wasthe husband of Carol Gist Brooks. He had worked for the State Highway Administration as a project engineer and was a member of the Maryland Steam and Historical Society. In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include his maternal grandparents, Nathan and Fannie Silverstein; daughters, Brooke N. and Lauren J.; sons Jeffrey D. and Garrett S., and a grandson, Garrett S. Brooks Jr.
Mary R. Younger, 93, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. A Baltimore County resident, she was the wife of the late Elmer P. Younger. A member of Glyndon United Methodist Church and Glyndon Woman's Club, she also volunteered at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore. Survivors include daughters Norma MacLellan of here and Mary Lee Schmall of Westminster; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
J. Wilson Mainster, 77, died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of Clara K. Mainster. He had been in the insurance business. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Linda Warehime of here; sisters Mildred Kincannon of Baltimore and Mary Conaway of Sykesville, and two grandchildren.
Ruth L. Salvatore, 63, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Louis Salvatore. She had retired from the Baltimore City Schools where she was an insurance clerk. In addition to her husband, survivors include sons Karl L. of Virginia and Douglas R. of here; daughters Janet L. Cook of New Jersey and Ruth Anne Wheeler of here, and two sisters.
Thomas W. Ramsey, 71, died Thursday at his home. He was the husband of the late Jacqueline W. Ramsey. He had retired as an engineer for Black & Decker. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he also was member of the American Legion here and the Westminster VFW. Survivors include a son Thomas F. of Washington County and one granddaughter.
Mary E. "Mammie" Holland, 83, died April 13 at Baltimore County General Hospital. A Baltimore County resident, she was the wife of the late Wilbur P. Holland. She was a member of the Maryland Jockey Club and the Golden Age Club. Survivors include sons Wilbur S. of Manchesterand Robert C. of Boring, Baltimore County; brother, Paul Valliant ofBaltimore; sisters Genievie Hill, Margaret Prasch and Hilda Leonard,all of Baltimore; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Earle M. Blankner, 88, a resident of Carroll Lutheran Village, diedTuesday. He was the husband of Pauline D. Blankner. He was a retiredbuilding contractor. In addition to his wife, survivors include a stepson, Nelson D. Gilbert of New Windsor; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Katharyn L. Sluder, 60, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Charles W. Sluder. Sheserved in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy and later worked at Mount Wilson Hospital, Baltimore County. She had retired from Springfield Hospital Center. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the Maryland Public Health Association. In addition to her husband, survivors are daughters Ardella Y. Moran of Pennsylvania and Alice S. Coleof Virginia; brother, George W. Evans Jr. of Virginia, and four grandchildren.
Genevieve V. Weller, 65, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Robert M. Weller. Before herretirement, she had worked for Westminster Bank & Trust. She was a member of Union Bridge Church of the Brethren, the AARP and the Moose Chapter here. In addition to her husband, survivors include daughter,Carolyn E. Knight of Finksburg; brother, Paul E. Lippy of Mount Pleasant, and three grandchildren. The family requests donations to her church's memorial fund, P.O. Box 518, Union Bridge, Md. 21791.
Chester L. Stanton, 78, died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband ofGlendora E. Stanton. He was a retired farmer. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Paul of Baltimore County, Chester of HowardCounty and Isaac of Sykesville; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.