FINKSBURG — Elizabeth P. Gibson, 82, a former resident here died Monday at Hanover General Hospital in Pennsylvania. She was the wife of Lawrence E. Gibson. She had retired from the C & P Telephone Co. In addition to her husband, additional survivors include a daughter, Betty Orndoff ofLittlestown, Pa., and two grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road. Interment will be in Loudon Park Cemetery in Baltimore. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
DATELINE: Owings Mills
Edward J. McKann, 66, died Friday at Baltimore County General Hospital. A Baltimore County resident, he was the husband of the late Virginia R. McKann. A veteran of World War II, he was a retired plumberand a lifelong member of Owings Mills Volunteer Fire Co. Survivors include a son, Clyde McKann of here; daughters Mary McCarraher of Phoenixville, Pa., and Virginia Razgaitis of Westminster; brother, Charles McKann of Richmond, Va.; sister, Marie Willinger of Richmond, Va., and three grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the Owings Mills Fire Company, Owings Mills, Md. 21117.
Virginia A. Boyd, 69, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Charles D. Boyd. Retired from the Carroll County school system, she had taught here for 28 years. She also was a member of the Westminster United Methodist Church and the American Association of Retired Persons. In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Dean Minnichof here, son and daughter-in-law C. Denton and Janet Boller Boyd, also of here; sister, Ethel Lentzner and brother, Kenneth Bohn, both ofhere, and four grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. today at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road. Interment will be in Meadow Branch Cemetery. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St., here.
Ruth R. Martin, 76, died Monday at the Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. She was the wife of the late David Theodore Martin. Before her retirement, she had worked at Modern Ideal Laundry and Cleaners. She was a lifelong member of St. Benjamin's (Krider's) Lutheran Church. Survivors include a son, Larry E. of here; daughter, Donna Lewis of here; sister, Helen B. Hill of here; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. today at the Thomas D. Fletcher and Son Funeral Home, 254 E. Main St. Interment will bein Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Hazel R. Sullivan, 72, a former resident here, died Sunday at Hanover General Hospital in Pennsylvania. She was the wife of David L. Sullivan. She had been employed by BrooksShoe Co. in Hanover, Pa. She was a member of the Hanover Church of the Brethren and the National Association of Retired Persons. In addition to her husband, survivors include sons, Nevin H. of York, Pa., and Dale L. of Hanover; brothers Woodrow Berwager and Ivan Berwager; sisters Treva Zumbrum, Pauline Mummert, Nadine Neiderer, Mary Gilbert, Lettie Dupler, Gladys Shadle and Grace Hempfing, all of Pennsylvania;six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Hanover Church of the Brethren, 601 Wilson Ave. The family will receive friends 7 to 10 p.m. today and 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Katherine J. Dress, 94, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Edward P. Dress. She had been a homemaker for most of her life. Survivors include sons Edward G. of Howard County, James F. of Bensalem, Pa., and Joseph L. of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; daughter, Patricia Gallagher of here; sisters Emily and Eleanor Becker, both of Wilkes-Barre,and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
DATELINE: Waterbury Center
Hope A. Davey, 52, died Saturday at her Vermont home here. She was the wife of Richard W. Davey. She had worked as a secretary for the state of Vermont. In addition to her husband, survivors include sons Warren P. of here and Andrew G. of Westminster; sister, June Lovorn of Chester, Va., and brother, Eric Peterson of Washington. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Waterbury Center Community Church. The family requests memorial contributions to the church in care of Winona Hoffman, R.D. 1, Box 3335, Waterbury Center, Vt. 05677.