Ella G. Peter
Lived in Homeland
A Mass of Christian burial for Ella G. Peter, who was a member of church and community groups, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Lady Chapel of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.
Mrs. Peter, who had lived in Homeland for many years, died Sunday of pneumonia at Keswick Home.
The former Ella Galvin was a native of Baltimore whose father was a lumber merchant. She was educated at Mount St. Agnes High School and the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.
She did volunteer work at what is now Mercy Medical Center and in the late 1930s and early 1940s worked as administrative assistant to a doctor in the neurology department at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
In 1942, she married Bernard G. Peter, a lawyer and businessman who also served as a juvenile court master in Baltimore. He died in 1989.
Mrs. Peter was a member of the Sodality and the Altar Guild at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen and also belonged to the Catholic Evidence League and the Carmelite Guild.
She is survived by two sons, Bernard G. Peter Jr. of Lake Forest, Ill., and Thomas G. Peter of Baltimore; a daughter, Anne P. Hahn of Lutherville; two brothers, Joseph M. Galvin and Dr. Gerald A. Galvin, both of Baltimore; and five grandsons.
Norman P. Bareham
Fuel service supervisor
A Mass of Christian burial for Norman P. Bareham, a supervisor for the Cockeysville Southern States Cooperative Petroleum Service, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Church, 101 Church Lane in Texas.
Mr. Bareham, who was 61 and lived in Phoenix, died Friday of cancer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
He was with Southern States for 21 years and earlier worked at a Phillips 66 dealership.
Born in Texas, he was educated in Baltimore County schools and at the Essex Community College.
He served as a paratrooper in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
A former president of the Optimist Club of Cockeysville, Mr. Bareham also served as lieutenant governor of Optimist International for the area.
As a young man, he had been a professional roller skater.
He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Ellen Covahey; a son, N. Kevin Bareham of Phoenix; and three sisters, Elmira Norman and Lilly Barham, both of Glen Rock, Pa., and Catherine Jackson of Towson.
The family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to the American Cancer Society.