Louise C. Gieron Seamstress

May 20, 1991

A Mass of Christian burial for Louise C. Gieron, a retired seamstress. will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Casimor Roman Catholic Church, Kenwood Avenue and O'Donnell Street Canton.

The Baltimore native died Friday of cancer at the Stella Maris Hospice in Lutherville. She was 85.

She owned and operated a small grocery, Louise's Store, in Highlandtown in the 1930s and '40s. After she sold the store, she worked as a seamstress until her retirement in the early 1970s.

During World War II, she contributed blood regularly to support the military and won several awards from the Red Cross in recognition of her donations.

She was a long-time member of the St. Casimir parish and also belonged to the Catholic League Mother Seton Assembly, a church-related social club.

She knitted and crocheted, and she was famed for her pound cake and other baken goods.

She and her sister. Salomea M. Reardon, lived together for years in Towson.

In addition to her sister, she is survived by two brothers, Anthony D. Gieron and George A. Gieron, both of Towson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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