Phillip Dodge


Police Officer, 52

June 28, 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 fax your information to us at 332-6677.

Services will take place for former county resident Phillip Matthew Dodge at 11 a.m. today at Hardesty Funeral Home in Galesville.

Mr.Dodge, 52, died of cancer June 26 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Va.

A 1958 graduate of Southern Senior High School, he worked as a police officer at Southern District County Police Department for more than 20 years until his retirement in 1987.

Mr. Dodge was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 17 in Crownsville.

Other interests included boating and golfing.

He is survived by three daughters, Michelle Phillips of Takoma, Wash., Tracy Rogers and DonnaShortz, both of Shady Side; a son, John Dodge of Annapolis; four sisters, Netti Zollars of Spotsylvania, Va., Virginia Parks of Manassas,Va., Hattie Boyd and Hallie Stokes, both of Berryville, Va.; two brothers, Willard Dodge of Spotsylvania, Va., and James Dodge of Martinsburg, W.Va.; six grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Society.



A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated for Glen Burnie resident Doris Culotta Keffer on June 29 at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.

Mrs. Keffer, 56, died June 26 at home.

A resident for20 years, she was employed as a lab technician for five years at Maryland General Hospital until her retirement in 1967.

Mrs. Keffer enjoyed crafts.

Her husband, James R. Keffer, preceded her in death.

She is survived by a sister, Marian Drexler of Linthicum, and her mother, Celia Culotta of Linthicum.



Services took place for Jessup resident Agnes V. Warnick True on June 27at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. True, 81, died June 24 at Howard County General Hospital.

A homemaker, she enjoyed watching soap operas, playing bingo, working jigsaw puzzles and playing solitaire.

Her husband, Frank E. True, preceded her in death.

She is survived by three daughters, Mary Kerns of Glen Burnie, Frances Lewis of Conway, S.C., and Brenda Franklin of Jessup; three sons, Frank J. True of Aberdeen, Thomas A. True of Jessup and J. Wayne True of Essex; two sisters, Mona Shillingburg and Ada Waller; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.



Services took place for Millersville resident the Rev. Grady Lee Waters on June 29 at Kirkley Funeral Home.

The Rev. Waters, 75, died of a stroke on June 27 at North Arundel Hospital.

A resident for the last 10 years, he was a minister at Silver Spring Church of God.

Surviving are his wife, Rama S. Carroll Waters; a daughter, Patricia Wilson of Millersville; a son, David Waters of Cockeysville; a sister, Edith Johnson of Cleveland, Tenn.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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