Services for William Michael Smith of Pasadena will take place at noon today at Singleton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.
Mr. Smith, 69, died Sept. 8 atNorth Arundel Hospital.
The Maryland native retired after 33 years as a project engineer at the Nevamar Corp. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Mary E. Smith of Pasadena; two sons, Herbert M. Smith of Pasadena and William C. Smith of Mount Airy; and five grandchildren.
CHARLES W. RITES
Services for Charles W. Rites of Arnold took place Sept. 9 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial followed at Lorraine Park Mausoleum.
Mr. Rites, 79, died Sept. 6 at St. Agnes Hospital.
Born in Union Bridge, he lived locally for two decades.
He worked as a bartender at several restaurants, including the Blue Mirror Cocktail Lounge, Getz Restaurant, and the Rolling Road and Suburban country clubs.
Mr. Rites is preceded in death by his wife, Ann L. Rites.
Survivors include four sons, Daniel O'Brien of Baltimore, Ronald Rites of Arnold, Jack Rites of Towson and Thomas Rites of Arbutus; four daughters, Gloria Rites of Randallstown, Lois Espey of Arbutus, Janice Bingen of Bellcamp and Charlotte Trott of Charlestown, W.Va.; 32 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
DARLENE E. TAYLOR
Services for Darlene Elaine Taylor of Annapolis will take place at 11 a.m. today at the Hardesty Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery.
Mrs. Taylor, 46, died Sept. 7 at Anne Arundel Medical Centerafter a lengthy bout with cancer.
Born in Miami, Fla., she lived locally for 27 years and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Annapolis.
She worked as a secretary at Crownsville Hospital from 1965 to 1968 and as an emergency room admitting secretary at Anne Arundel Medical Center from 1968 to 1972.
Mrs. Taylor is survived by her husband, Clarence Chico Taylor of Annapolis; parents, Forrest E. and Helen N. Warnick of Glen Burnie; three sons, Clarence Taylor, Forrest Taylor and Lawrence Taylor, all of Annapolis; a sister, Robin Medira of Glen Burnie; and three brothers, Richard Warnick, Raymond Warnick and Robert Warnick, all of Glen Burnie.
Memorial donations may be made to the AAMC Hospice, Franklin and Cathedral streets, Annapolis, Md. 21401.