Leafia M. Younkins


Homemaker, 86

June 26, 1991|By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes. If informationhasn't been published about someone in your family who has passed away, please call Deborah Toich at 761-1732 or 332-6211 or (800) 829-8000, Ext. 6211; you may also send your information to us by fax at 332-6677.

Services took place for Baltimore resident Leafia M. Thompson Younkins on June 24 at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Younkins, 86, died from a fall in her home June 21 at Bon Secours Hospital.

A homemaker, she enjoyed cooking, house work, flowers and baking bread.

Her husbands, John W. Younkins and Edgar S. McDonough, preceded her in death.

She is survived by a brother, James E. Thompsonof Gambrills; and five sisters, Garnet Sanders of Odenton, Zula Neeley of Florida, Wavie Light and Etta Ritchie, both of Lanham, and Genevia Jones of Pasadena.



Services will take place for Harwood resident Ronald L. Ruppel at 10 a.m. today at Parkwood United Methodist Church in Edgewater.

Mr. Ruppel, 43, died June 23 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

A resident for 19 years, he attended nursing school at the University of Toledo in Ohio forthree years.

He had been employed as a carpenter for the past five years with General Repair Services.

Mr. Ruppel did volunteer work for South County Deale Moose Lodge 2279, where he was a trustee forthree years. He was also an emergency medical technician with the Shady Side Rescue Squad.

Other interests included fishing and traveling.

He is survived by his wife, Robin Ruppel of Mountain Home, Arkansas; two daughters, Robbi Ruppel and Randi Ruppel, both of Annapolis; his parents, Loring and Arlis Ruppel Sr. of Harwood; a brother, Loring Ruppel Jr. of Kernersville, N.C.; four sisters, Darlene Erdman of Findlay, Ohio, Judy Fedor of Toledo, Ohio, Corinne Crowford of Laverge, Tenn., and Linda Gifford of LaMesa, Calif.; and his grandmother, Fern Solt of Circleville, Ohio.

Memorial donations may be made to Anne Arundel Medical Center Hospice Program, Franklin and Cathedralstreets, Annapolis, Md. 21401.

Arrangements were by Hardesty Funeral Home of Galesville.



Services will take place for Millersville resident John Joseph Armstrong at 10 a.m. June 27 at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Armstrong, 68, diedof cancer June 23 at his home.

He retired as a steel worker for Bethlehem Steel Corp. in 1983 after 35 years. He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Armstrong was a member of Glen Burnie United Methodist Church, Glen Burnie Moose Lodge, and American Legion Post 276.

Other interests included camping, fishing and polka music.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Helen Louise Lilly Armstrong; a son, John H. Armstrong of Millersville; a brother, Robert Armstrong of Overlea; three nephews and a niece.



A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for GlenBurnie resident Cecil Carlson at 9 a.m. today at St. Philip Neri Church.

Mr. Carlson, 73, died June 23 at North Arundel Hospital.

He was employed as a machinist for Westinghouse Corp. for 30 years until his retirement in 1978. He also served in the Army during World War II.

Mr. Carlson was a member of St. Philip Neri Church and Knights of Columbus.

Other interests included golf, bowling and the Orioles.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Marie Carlson; a son, Michael L. Carlson; a daughter, Colleen M. Ribb; three brothers; three sisters; and eight grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Baltimore/Central Maryland Chapter, 540 East Belvedere Ave., Suite 202, Baltimore, Md. 21212.



Services will take place for Glen Burnie resident Andrew Scott Davis at 2 p.m. today at Linthicum Heights Baptist Church.

Mr. Davis, 31, died of cancer June 23 at his home.

A 1978 graduate of Andover HighSchool, he attended Anne Arundel Community College and was employed as a painter with Jerry Robbins Inc.

Other interests included gardening, fishing and camping.

He is survived by his wife, Debra S. Davis; a son, Dennis Marsch of Glen Burnie; a brother, Daniel A. DavisJr. of Glen Burnie; a sister, Karen Tubman of London; two nieces anda nephew.

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