SYKESVILLE — Carl L. Nye, 88, died Tuesday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of Esther Widmer Nye. He had worked as a cabinet maker. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Donald C. of here; daughter, Margie A. Domer of here; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family requests memorials to the American Heart Association.
Mark S. Duffy, 34, died Monday at Baltimore CountyGeneral Hospital after an extended illness. He was the husband of Judith Renkenberger-Duffy. He was the son of retired Maj. George F. Duffy and the late Ann Marie L. Duffy. He had worked as a fabrications specialist for the Truck and Trailer Systems Co. in Laurel. In addition to his wife and father, survivors include sons Paul M. and Brian P., both of California; stepchildren Dirk R. Renkenberger, Jody L. Anglin, Barron Renkenberger and Valerie L. Warner, all of Indiana; brother, Phillip J. of Texas; sister, Michelle E. Baker of Indiana, and 11 grandchildren.
Genevieve E. White, 76, died Tuesday at University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. She was the wife of James E. White. The couple had been married for 58 years. In addition to her husband, survivors include sons Thomas H. and James E., both of here; seven grandchildrenand four great-grandchildren.
Lora Lee McKinney Harver, 23, died Tuesday as the result of an automobile accident. She was the daughter of James F. McKinney of Union Bridge and Linda Lee Devilbiss of Westminster. A licensed practical nurse and home callnurse, she studied at the Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Systems Hospital. She was attending Catonsville Community College and would have received her license as a registered nurse at graduation in December. She was a member of Meadow Branch Churchof the Brethren. In addition to her parents, survivors include her former husband and dear friend, Barry W. Harver of here; paternal grandparents Helen and James Garber of Union Bridge and Theodore and Joyce McKinney of Westminster, and a stepsister, Ketti Nitz of Alabama. The family requests memorials to the Shock Trauma Center, 22 S. GreeneSt., Baltimore, Md. 21201.
Marvin S. Myers, 74,died Nov. 10. He was predeceased by his first wife, Grace P. Myers and was the father of the late George C. Myers. Retired from the Department of Natural Resources, he also gave a daily fishing report on area radio stations. He was a member of the Methodist Men of Emory United Methodist Church, the Mason Dixon Outdoor Writer's Association andthe Manchester Senior Citizens. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Kayler Myers; daughter, Shirley Zumbrun of here; stepchildren James Kayler of Seattle and Jacqueline Fousek of Freeland; brother, C. Robert and sister, Reatha Osborne both of here, and nine grandchildren.
Carroll W. Fritz, 77, died Thursday at CarrollCounty General Hospital. He was predeceased by his first wife, T. Ruth Fritz and his daughter, Donna R. Fleming. Before his retirement, he was a foreman for Beacon Steel Products here. He was a member and past president of the Westminster Lions Club. Survivors include his second wife, Catherine B. Fritz; daughters Nancy J. Shoemaker of here and Caroline P. Gilbert of Riva; brother, C. Elmer of here; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Benjamin's (Krider's) Lutheran Church, where he was a life member. The family requests memorial donations to the church.
Lillian T. DeBoy, 66, died Wednesday at Westminster Nursing Center. Shewas the wife of Robert P. DeBoy. A registered nurse, she had worked for the Social Security Administration. Additional survivors include sons Michael J., David R., Paul A. and Thomas D.; daughter, Anne T. McCrory; sisters Clara Kistner and Mary Robl; brothers Frank A. Jr. and C. Michael, and five grandchildren.
William "Herb" Diehl, 72, died Wednesday. He was the husband of Miriam Kohler Diehl. An Army veteran of World War II, he was retired from AT&T. He was a member of Mount Olive United Methodist Church and the Telephone Pioneers. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters LaDonna D. Schemm of Finksburg and Winona D. Cofiell of here; sister, Katherine Hiltner of Randallstown; brother, Kenneth E. of Baldwin, and two grandsons.
Charles Merryman, 75, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Loretta Harden Merryman. Survivors include daughters Shirley Mellor and Patricia Combs, both of Ellicott City, Jeanne McClanahan of Deale, Claudia Bledsoe of Westminster, Linda Ledford of Frederick and Lori Porter of Eldersburg;son, Charles W. Sr. of Ellicott City; sisters Mary Alverta Poe and Hazel Frye, both of Ellicott City, Helen Butts of Middletown, Althea Spect of Glen Burnie, Elizabeth Ritchie of Elkridge; brothers John M. of Woodstock, Wallace E. and Vernon, both of Ellicott City; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
StanleyJ. Kotarski, 76, died Tuesday at his Pennsylvania home here. He was the husband of June Clinton Kotarski. Additional survivors include a daughter, Karen of Union Bridge; son, Paul J. of Ohio; brother, Edward and sister, Rose Mielcarz, both of here, and three grandchildren. Memorials may be made to St. James Lutheran Church, Union Bridge.