Helen Moore Davis, 91, died Oct. 13 at Johns Hopkins...


October 20, 1991

BALTIMORE — Helen Moore Davis, 91, died Oct. 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Born in Carroll County, she was the wife of the late Charles E. Davis. Survivors include a son, Charles H. Davis of here; daughters, Doris H. Nicholson of Westminster and Betty L. Burns of Baltimore; stepson, Elmer Davis; sisters, Elsie Fritz, Grace Raver and Goldie Altimari; brothers, Russell and Ira Moore; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildrenand nine great-great- grandchildren.

Rita M. Krieger, 59, died Wednesday at Levindale Nursing and Convalescent Center here. She was the wife of Irvin Krieger. She had been employed at the Albert Cutler Co. In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, Bruce J. Krieger of here; daughter, Lynne Barnhart of Sykesville; and two grandsons.

DATELINE: Hampstead

John E. Long Sr., 74, died Wednesday at Greater Baltimore MedicalCenter. He was the husband of Geneva Harman Long. A former sergeant major in the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division, he served in World War II and the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion. He had retired as a correctional officer with the state penitentiary. Inaddition to his wife, survivors include his stepmother, Mary F. Longof Tennessee; sons, John E. Long of Catonsville, Wallace S. Long of Florida, and Mark E. Long of here; daughters, Joyce V. Nicholes of Kansas, Doris M. Fisher and Teresa A. Ensor, both of here; brothers, D.Carlisle Long of Florida and S. Martin Long of Reisterstown; and 12 grandchildren.

DATELINE: Linthicum

Kathleen Tattersall Pedersen, 73, died Wednesday at her Baltimore County home. She was the wife of the late Sigurd Pedersen. Until her retirement, she was employed at Hutzler's. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and volunteered at the Pascal Center. Survivors include daughters, Kathleen Bockof here and Jacqueline Kegel of Westminster; brothers, Richard Tattersall of Pennsylvania and William Tattersall of Virginia; sister, Harriett Burns of New Jersey; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The family requests memorials to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Edward C. H. Steger, 97, died Monday at Longview Nursing Home in Manchester. He was the husband of the late Rhoda R. Steger and the father of the late William Steger. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include daughters, Mabel Shoff of Kansas, Dorothy Eckard of Westminster, Arlene Calp of Florida, and Jean Hartley ofNorth Carolina; sons, Charles E. Steger of Manchester and Richard H.Steger of here; sisters, Mary Miller, Sadie Redding and Rae Shoestrand, all of Manchester; brothers, Walter, James and Harry Steger, all of Manchester, Alvin Steger of Taneytown and Russell Steger of Baltimore; 19 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Sykesville

Margaret Costley Sheppard, 73, died Thursday at her home. She was the wife of the late James W. Sheppard. A beautician, she also was a member of the White Rock United Methodist Church. Survivors include daughters, Lucille Stallings and Jennie Stinnett, both of Baltimore, and Shirley Johnson of Spring Grove, Pa.; brother, Eldridge Costley of here; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at her church. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the Haight Funeral Home.

William A. Dells, 75, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Catherine M. Dells. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was retired from the State Highway Administration.In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Charles W. Dells of here; daughter, S. Irene Hoff of here; and two grandsons.


Mary Agnes Reaver, 70, died Tuesday at Gettysburg Hospital in Pennsylvania. She was the wife of Roy W. Reaver. Retired from H. Borenstein and Son Co., she was a member of the Taneytown Baptist Church. In addition to her husband, survivors include daughters, Velma M. Copenhaver and Diane Gelwicks, both of Emmitsburg, and Carol S. Dodson of here; sisters, Sarah Brower and Bertha Shockley, both of here; six grandchildren and one great-grandson. The family requests memorial donations to the church building fund, 4150 Sells Mill Road.

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