Ronald F. MacLean
Worked at Lever Brothers
Services for Ronald F. MacLean, a retired superintendent for Lever Brothers Corp., will be at noon tomorrow at the Pritts Funeral Home, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.
Mr. MacLean, 85, died yesterday at Carroll County General Hospital after a long battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. He had lived with his daughter in Finksburg for the last five years. He lived on Park Avenue in Towson for about 30 years.
A native of Woodstock in New Brunswick, Canada, Mr. MacLean moved to Boston as a youth. He worked at the Lever Brothers Cambridge Yard there before moving to a plant in Hammond, Ind., and then to Baltimore in 1938.
He retired in 1971 as scheduling manager in Baltimore. He was employed by the company for 43 years.
Mr. MacLean was a skilled wood-worker. He also was an avid photographer and had won several contests as a member of the Baltimore Camera Club.
He was married to the former Elsbeth Ryan, who died in 1959. His second wife, the former Anna B. Stofko, died in 1982. He is survived by his two children, Marilyn Morton of Finksburg and John F. MacLean of Towson, and by three grandchildren.
The family suggested memorial contributions either to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or to the Teddy Bear Patrol at the state police barracks, Westminster, Md. 21157.
H. Elberte Harrison
A memorial service for H. Elberte Harrison, a renowned floral designer and lecturer in horticulture, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Christ Episcopal Church in St. Michaels.
Mr. Harrison died Sunday of heart failure at Easton's Memorial Hospital. He was 79.
A native of St. Michaels, he retired there after 35 years working as a designer for several florists in metropolitan Baltimore, during which time he won numerous awards for his designs and lectured to area garden clubs and women's organizations.
He was a member of the Iris Society and of the Eastern Shore Gem and Mineral Society, and was a former president of the the local chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons. He served with the Army in a tank division during World War II.
Mr. Harrison is survived by his wife, the former Mildred Schaefer, and a nephew.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Episcopal
Church Memorial Fund, St. Michaels, Md. 21663.