Franklin Ballard


Missionary, 85

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Graveside services took place for Hanover resident Franklin M. Ballard on May 24 at Fairview Cemetery.

Mr. Ballard, 85, died of heart failure on May 23 at North Arundel Hospital.

A Hanover resident for one year, he worked as missionary in various places for 37 years until his retirement in 1966.

His hobbies included being a minister at large and linguistics.

His wife, Lura McGarvey, preceded him in death.

He is survived by a son, FranklinMcGarvey Ballard of Africa; two daughters, Ciela Ballard of Africa and Lura Pat Hokanson of Hanover; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated for Glen Burnie resident Mary Ellen Peterson May 20 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church.

Miss Peterson, 10, died of a braintumor May 16 at her home.

A resident for nine years, she was a fifth-grade student.

She was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Glen Burnie Park Chorus and the Junior Sports League in baseballand basketball.

Her hobbies included jump aerobics, music, traveling and puzzles.

She is survived by her parents, Thomas and Suzanne Peterson; a brother, Robert John Peterson of Glen Burnie; a sister,Anne Marie Peterson of Glen Burnie; and her grandparents, Martha Peterson of Manhattan, Ill., and Bertha and Robert Perron of Bradford, N.H.

Memorial donations may be made to Brain Tumor Research, 3725 North Talman Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60618.


A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated for Severna Park resident Fales Winfield Machin on May 22 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Severna Park.

Mr. Machin, 83, died of heart failure May 19 in Severna Park.

A resident of Severna Park for 35 years and a former Baltimore resident, he was employed as a maintenance engineer at St. John's School. He also served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific theater.

Mr. Machin was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and Carrollton Manor Improvement Association.

His other interests included baseball, fishing, sailing and oil


He is survived by two brothers, Albert John Machin of Severna Park and Alexander Joseph Machin of Baltimore; and a sister, Margaret Elizabeth Fleischer of Glen Burnie.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 17025, Baltimore, Md. 21203.

Arrangements were made by Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.


Services took place for Glen Burnie resident Kenneth Edwin Ostovitz on May23 at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Ostovitz, 27, died May 19 at University of Maryland Hospital.

A 1981 graduate of Glen Burnie HighSchool, he was employed as a factory worker at Atlas Container.

His other interests included fishing, skeet shooting, crabbing and target practice.

He is survived by his father, Martin T. Ostovitz of Glen Burnie; and three brothers, Martin L. Ostovitz of Severna Park, Donald R. Ostovitz and Charles K. Ostovitz, both of Pasadena.


Services took place for Millersville resident Charles Joseph Young on May 22 at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Young, 58, died of cardiac arrest May 19 at Francis Scott Key Hospital.

He had been self-employed at Young's Plants and Produce for the last 10 years.

Mr. Young was a member of the Glen Burnie MooseLodge and Severna Park Elks.

His other interests included being the band leader for "The Gunsmokes" for 19 years.

Surviving him arehis wife, Norma Bass Young; two sons, Charles Young Jr. and Michael Young, both of Anne Arundel County; three daughters, Linda Young, Cindy Young, and Mary Young, all of Anne Arundel County; a brother, George Young of Baltimore; a

sister, Anna Ross of Baltimore; and six grandchildren.


Services took place for Glen Burnie resident Louis L. West Sr. May 21 at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. West, 65, died of cancer May 18 at his home.

A resident for 30 years, he was employed by Al Packer Ford, where he retired as service manager in 1990 after 20 years of service. He also served in the Navy.

His other interests included auto racing and radio-controlled cars.

He is survived by his wife, Roberta L. Ferguson West; two daughters, Reada Marshall of Pasadena and Belinda Wrightof Glen Burnie; two sons, Louis L. West Jr. of Glen Burnie and Bradford West of Severn; a brother, Bert West of Saxaphaw, N.C.; a sister,Ruth Webb of Belmont, N.C.; and six grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Arundel Hospice, 403 Headquarters Drive, Suite 1,Millersville, Md. 21108.


Services took place for Edgewater resident Marguerite Barolw Kreyling May 25 at Hoffmeister Bierderweden Funeral Home in St. Louis, Mo.

Mrs.Kreyling, 94, died of respiratory arrest May 21 at Pleasant Living Nursing Home.

A resident for 17 years, Mrs. Kreyling was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Kreyling enjoyed bridge and quilting.

Her husband, Christian W. Kreyling, died in 1961.

She is survived by a daughter, Marian Aubuchon of Edgewater; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made toSt. Paul Lutheran Church, Rowe Boulevard and Farragut Road, Annapolis, Md. 21401.

Local arrangements were made by Hardesty Funeral Home in Annapolis.

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