Milford J. Burton

Obituaries

Ex-police Chief, 70

July 28, 1991

A memorial service for Milford J. Burton of Pasadena is scheduled at10 a.m. tomorrow at the Gonce Funeral Home in Riviera Beach.

Mr. Burton, 70, died at his home Wednesday after a lengthy illness.

Public viewing at the funeral home is from 3 to 5 p.m and 7 to 9 p.m. today. Burial will follow the memorial service at the state Veterans Association Hospital in Crownsville.

Born in Baltimore, Mr. Burton lived locally for 35 years. He retired as chief of police at BWI Airport in 1976.

He received a Purple Heart medal while serving in the Marine Corps during World War II.

Mr. Burton was actively involved in the Stony Creek Democratic Club, where he served as president and vice president, a member of of the American Legion Post 277 and VFW Post 2462, and a liquor inspector for the county.

Survivorsinclude his wife, Kathy Burke Burton; two daughters, Connie Wolf of Pasadena and Karen Leuschner of Severna Park; three sons, Jack Burtonof Arcadia Calif., Dennis Burton of Pasadena, and Larry Burton of Pasadena; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

SARAH H. BENNY

HOMEMAKER, 70

Memorial services for Sarah Hammond Benny of Easton will take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Benny died July 24. Burial will follow the service at Meadowridge Memorial Park in Elkridge.

The Baltimore native was a member of the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church and also the First Weslyan Church of Easton.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, George S. Benny; a son, Mark S. Benny of Mount Airy, and a daughter, Martha A. Williams of Ocean City; a brother, Joseph E. Willhideof Parkville, a sister, Vera L. Banbury of Catonsville; and three grandchildren.

Donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association, Route 3, Box 99-B, Centreville, Md. 21617.

WILLIAM ARMIGER JR.

SALESMAN, 36

Memorial services for William Paul Armiger Jr. took place July 26 at the Kirkley Funeral Home in Glen Burnie.

Mr. Armiger, 36, of Baltimore was a previous resident of Severna Park. He died unexpectedly at his home July 23.

Mr. Armiger, a retail salesman, attended the Peabody Institute of Music in Baltimore, where he specialized in saxophone, songwriting and poetry.

He is survived by his mother, Frances M. Garber of Severna Park, and father, William P. Armiger Sr. of Cambridge; a grandmother, Rose LaMonico of Severna Park; a son, Ian A. Armiger of Ithaca, N.Y.; a brother, Stuart Armiger ofAnnapolis; three sisters, Jayne Troja of Crownsville, Sallie Hunter of Pittsburgh and Mary Jo Hendrick of Arnold.

THEODORE JENNINGS

RETIRED FOREMAN, 81

Memorial services for Theodore F. Jennings of Brooklyn took place July 27 at Kirkley Funeral Home in Glen Burnie. Burialtook place at Glen Haven Cemetery.

Mr. Jennings, 81, died July 24at Deaton Hospital Center after a lengthy illness.

Born in Beckley, W.Va., he worked as a foreman for the Carr-Lowrey Glass Co. for 30years before retiring in 1975.

Mr. Jennings is preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Jennings.

Survivors include three sisters, AdaBailey, Beulah Reiff and Blanche Bailey, all of Beckley.

FLOYD FAIR

CRANE OPERATOR, 47

A memorial service for Floyd C. Fair of Glen Burnie was held July 25 at the Barranco Funeral Home in Severna Park.

Mr. Flair, 47, died of cardiac arrest July 21. Burial followed the service at the Glen Haven Cemetery in Glen Burnie.

He is survived by his former wife, Helen Walsh of Pasadena; a daughter, Laura Fair of Glen Burnie; five stepchildren, William Gartelman of Pasadena, Charles Gartelman of Annapolis, Robert Gartelman of Glen Burnie, Brian Gartelman of Pasadena and Linda Brezler of Pasadena; three brothers, Harvey Fair Jr. of Indianapolis, Neil Fair of Columbus, Ga., and Jerry Fair of Richmond, Va.; and 10 grandchildren.

PRISCILLA GRIFFITH

RETIRED SECRETARY, 56

Memorial services for Priscilla Warthen Griffith took place July 26 at Christ Episcopal Church in West River.

Mrs. Griffith, 56, a former Clinton resident, died July 23 in Rockville after a long bout with viral encephalitis.

Mrs. Griffith retired as a secretary for the CIA in Washington in 1972.

She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Priscilla Warthen of Honeybrook, Pa.; three daughters, Mary Stalnaker of Jacksonsville, Fla., Susan Catherine Townshend of Crofton and Elizabeth Juarez of Fort Washington; two sons, William Griffith of Arlington, Va., and Henry Griffith Jr. of Clinton; a sister, Mary Brandenburg of Annapolis; a brother, Thomas Warthen Jr. of Exron, Pa.; and seven grandchildren.

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