COCKEYSVILLE — Leslie S. Cousins, 78, died July 20 at his Baltimore County home. Hewas the husband of Mary Macdougall M. Cousins. An office manager, hewas a British citizen and had served in the Royal Air Force during World War II. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons James A.of Baltimore County and John L. of Finksburg, and three grandchildren.
Erena B. O'Brien, 75, died July 20 at Gettysburg Hospital in Pennsylvania. A Frederick County resident, she was the wife of the late Francis W. O'Brien. Nine children survive including Norah O'Connell ofMaine, Mary Langley of New York, Thomas O'Brien and Laura Swomley, both of here, Carlotta Shrewsbury and Margaret O'Brien, both of Virginia, Winifred Clabaugh of Pennsylvania, Nancy Saylor of Union Bridge and Patrick O'Brien of Frederick. Also surviving are sister, Jill Berkentine of Anne Arundel County; brother, Marino Beri of Baltimore and 19 grandchildren.
L. C. Marie Whitcomb, 92, diedMonday at Baltimore County General Hospital. Born in Carroll County,she was the wife of the late George W. Whitcomb. A niece, M. LaRue Clark and a nephew, Guy A. Parke, both of Baltimore, survive.
Eva L. Schultz, 90, a former resident here died Wednesday at Homewood Retirement Center in Hanover, Pa. A retired secretary, she was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hampstead Fire Co. There are no immediate survivors.
Ethel L. Helwig, 71, died Monday at her Pennsylvania home. She was the wife of Leroy J. Helwig. She had retired from the Fuller Brush Co. and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church here. In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Barbara L. Jenkins of New Windsor; brother, Elias B. Lau of Virginia; sister, Marianna P. Conover of Westminster; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Ellen C. Phillips, 93, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Norman S. Phillips. A substitute teacher, she also was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. A sister, Ann R. Murrayof California survives.
Caroline F. Thompson,63, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Leonard Thompson. She had worked at Random House and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church here. In addition to her husband,survivors include a daughter and son-in-law Julian A. and Larry Black Jr. of Hanover, Pa.; sister, Marion Burnette and brother, William Langville, both of Baltimore, and her stepmother, Rose R. Ritter of Baltimore.
DATELINE: Union Bridge
Ruth Alexeana Robinson Sater, 68, a former artist, died July 13 at her home after a lengthy illness. The wife of the late John Winthrop Robinson, she lived here with her second husband, John Sater, for the past 16 years. An illustrator for the Glenn L. Martin Co. during World War II, she was also a fashion artist for newspapers and stores in Baltimore, Boston, Jacksonville, Fla., and Washington. An avid photographer, she was a painter of landscapes and seascapes. She is also survived by her daughter Laura R. Robinson of Chelmsford, Mass.; sons, John W. Robinson of Annapolis, AnneArundel County and James C. Robinson of Maynard, Mass.; sister, ElvaSumberg of Tampa, Fla.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
DATELINE: Union Mills
Helen S. Bowman, 89, a former residenthere, died July 17 at Collingswood Nursing Home in Montgomery County. She was the wife of the late Walter T. Bowman. She had retired as adietitian for the U.S. Government. Surviving are sons Paul E. and Robert E.; sisters Louise, Bankert, Cora Lawyer, Elizabeth Hyle and Miriam Smelser; brother, Ralph Bankert; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. .
Rose V. Sinnott, 85, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of thelate William J. Sinnott. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church. Survivors include daughters Lorraine J. Fowble and Sharon L. Sinnott, both of here, Helen E. Gordon of Connecticut, Betty L. Reese ofPennsylvania, Nancy a. Speilman of New Windsor, Mary A. Garber, Katherine E. Wetzel and Rose Wetzel, all of Union Bridge and Linda L. Haines of Taneytown; sons George E. of New Windsor, William T. of Union Bridge and Richard W. of Baltimore County; brothers Harry Ziegler of Montgomery County, Frederick W. Ziegler of here and Sylvester Ziegler; 40 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Otis F. Loughry, 86, died July 20 at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy. He was the husband of Toy George Loughry. Before his retirement, he was a crane operator for Bethlehem Steel. Inaddition to his wife, survivors include sons Harry D. of West Virginia, Louis F. and Kenneth L., both of Manchester, Russell W. of Florida, Otis P. and Walter G. of here; daughters, Dollie C. McCarraher of North Carolina, Sarah A. Mott of here, Betty J. Mask of Mount Airy, Barbara G. O'Leary of Maine; sister, Nellie Rogers of West Virginia; 36 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.