FINKSBURG — Lexie Mae Carter, 83, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Arthur J. Carter Sr. She had retired from Black & Decker. Survivors include a son, Arthur J. Jr. of Baltimore County; daughters Cora Zentz of here and Mildren Marriott of Baltimore County; sisters Leema Vanover of Virginia and Ivis Large of Wicomico County; brother, Lester Mullins of Virginia; 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Lulu M. Alban, 81, died May 10 at Hanover Hall Nursing Home in Pennsylvania. She was the wife of the late John D. Alban. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Hampstead. Survivors include sons Norman L. of here and Thomas M. of Arizona; daughters Dorothy L.Tawney of Hampstead, Helen L. Eppley of Manchester, Peggy J. Stuffleand Ruth A. Sterner, both of here, and Betty L. Banton of Harford County; sister, Dorothy C. Loots of Hampstead; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Helen R. Luckabaugh, 82, a former resident here, died at St. Joseph Hospital in Baltimore. She was the wife of the late Harry Luckabaugh. Survivors include daughters Joan Chiarenza of Howard County, BettyRaymond and Jean Luckabaugh, both of Baltimore County; sons Ray of Montgomery County and Robert of Harford County; sisters Blanche Millerof Hanover, Pa., Mamie Hahn of Florida and Anna Baker of Harford County; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
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Frank H. Mills Jr., 65, died May 11 at his Baltimore County home. He was the husband of Patricia Moran Mills. Retired from the Baltimore City Police Department, he was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the Maryland Law Enforcement Association. A World WarII veteran, he was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Heattended Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Baltimore County. In additionto his wife, survivors include sons Frank H. III of Westminster, John E. and Patrick R., both of here; daughters, Patricia M. Sterrett ofFinksburg and Stephanie Z. Lazzaro of Baltimore; sister Eleanor M. Robinson of California; and five grandchildren.
Blanche R. Fields, 80, died Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice, Baltimore County. A homemaker for most of her life, she was the widow of Edward B. Fields Sr. Survivors include a son, Edward B. Jr. of here; daughter, Katherine E. Holbrook of Florida; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Theo B. Bohn, 85, died Wednesday at her home. She was the widow Russell E. Bohn. A member of Mount Union Lutheran Church, she sang in its choir for 50 years and also served as chaplain of the Union Bridge Fire Company. Survivorsinclude daughters Frances M. Dudderar of Frederick and Charlotte B. Purks of Baltimore County; son, Claude P. of here; sister, Hilda S. Kiser of here; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Robert C. Clingan, 77, died Monday at his home. He was the husband of Mary Teeter Clingan. He had been vice president of John S. Teeter and Sons and later had worked for Harry T. Campbell and Sons Inc. as superintendent and general sales manager.After his retirement, he created stained glass art and volunteered with Meals on Wheels. He was a member of the BPO Elks, the WestminsterMoose, the VFW and the Old Timers Baseball Association. A member of Trinity Lutheran Church, he served as its treasurer and on its council. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Robert T. of Westminster, Richard R. of Anne Arundel County and James D. of Pennsylvania; and six grandchildren.
Laura Shelton Ohler, 78, died May 9 at York Hospital in Pennsylvania. She was the wife of the late George S. Ohler. Employed for 30 years at the Carroll Shoe Co., she also was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Frederick County. Survivors include a son, Melvin of Pennsylvania; brother, Raymond Shelton of here; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Malvern G. Hammond, 87, died May 10 at Homewood Retirement Center in Hanover, Pa. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Hammond. A retired automobile mechanic, he also was a member of the North Carroll Rod and Gun Club. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia A. Hildreth of Baltimore County and two granddaughters. The family requests memorial donations to Adopt A Fish, Greens Branch Trout Farm, 14123 Sunnybrook Road, Phoenix, Md. 21131.
DaisyU. Sloan, 75, died Tuesday from injuries received in an automobile accident. She was the wife of the late Charlie Sloan and mother of thelate Dorothy E. Davis. A dietitian, she was retired from SpringfieldHospital Center. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Hartwell of Florida; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Hollis E. Racine Sr., 86, died May 10 at Carroll County General Hospital. He wasthe husband of the late Sara Carr Racine. Survivors include a son, William T. of Pennsylvania; stepson, Edward K. Miller of here; 11 grandchildren; one step-grandchild; 10 great-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.