BALTIMORE — Raymond W. Hersh, 59, died Monday at Joseph Richey House here. A U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was chief of administrativeservices for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Survivors include sons Stephen W. Hersh and Thomas D. Hersh, both of Westminster; a daughter, Jayne L. Bowersox of Westminster; a brother, Richard Hersh of Pennsylvania; and four grandchildren. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.
George H. Dasher, 69, died Monday at Howard County General Hospital of an aneurysm. A Howard County resident, he was the husband of Hester Bassler Dasher. Until his retirement, he had been a grain farmerand the past president of the Howard County Farm Bureau. Additional survivors include a daughter, Elisa M. Bowman of Keymar; a son, George Roy of West Virginia; and two grandchildren. The family requests memorial donations to St. John Lutheran Church, Waterloo Road here, where he was a lifelong member.
Earl N. Click, 96, died Sunday at the Veterans Administration Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. A Frederick County resident, he was the husband of the late Mary Amanda Eckenrode Click. Retired from Cambridge Rubber Co., he was amember of the Brethren Church, the Veterans of the Foreign Wars and the American Legion. Survivors include a son, Herbert H. Click Sr. ofhere; a brother, Ernest Click of Westminster; a sister, Lulu Mae Murdock of Westminster; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. today at Skiles Funeral Home here.
Charles F. Cline, 48, died Saturday at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. He was the husband ofSharon Oursler Cline. He was a night watchman for the Baltimore CityDepartment of Parks. In addition to his wife, survivors include a stepson, Emory McDowell of here; brothers Michael Cline and Denny Clineof Pennsylvania and Thomas Cline of Illinois; and sisters Barbara Socks, Nancy Ressler and Deborah Seilhammer, all of Pennsylvania. Services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Groves Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Pa., where friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight.
J. Robert Cowman III, 65, died Saturday at his home. He was the husband of Janet Matthews Cowman. A former member of the U.S. Army, he served in the Signal Corps during World War II and the Korean War. He later owned Urethane in Westminster. A member of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship and Ascension Episcopal Church, he was a lay reader and jail counselor. In addition to his wife, survivors include children Joseph R. Cowman IV of Idaho, David P. Cowman of Taneytown, Stacy L. Cowman of Salisbury, Patricia L. McClintock of Virginia, and Suzanne M. Tennyson ofWestminster; sisters Mary Lou Segar of Caroline County, Caroline S. Metzger of Brooklyn Park and Suzanne Sparklin of Denton; a stepsister, Beverly Toner of Randallstown; a stepbrother, William Bass of Baltimore; and 12 grandchildren.
Etta M. Armacost, 92, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. A niece and nephews survive. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Eline Funeral Home, where friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Margaret G. Redding, 83, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Vernon A. Redding. She was retired from Maryland National Bank. Additional survivors include a son, Vernon L. Redding Sr. of Westminster; a brother, Edward N. Cullings of Baltimore; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services are at 12:30 p.m. today at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel in Manchester.
Robert F. Myers, 67, died Friday at his home. He was the husband of the late Reeves Price Myers. He was a counselor. A sister, Elizabeth Christhilf of Lutherville, survives.
Bertha F. Fleischmann, 87, died Sunday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She wasthe wife of Lawrence W. Fleischmann. Retired from C & P Telephone Co., she was a member of the Telephone Pioneers Club. Additional survivors include daughters Audrey L. Ballard of Manchester and Helen V. Horan of here; a son, Charles C. Fleischmann of Seattle; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services are at 11 a.m. today at Eline Funeral Home, Reisterstown Road and Franklin Boulevard.
Lulah B. Sothoron, 94, a former resident here, died Sunday. She was the wife of the late Warren H. Sothoron. Survivors include sons Warren Sothoron Jr. of Howard County and Clifton B. Sothoron of here; and six grandchildren. Services will be at 7 p.m. today at Harmony Hall in Columbia.