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November 24, 1991|By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes. If informationabout someone in your family who has passed away hasn't been published, please call Amy Miller or Mary Gail Hare at 876-8771, 857-0550 or1-800-829-8000, Ext. 6595; you also may FAX your information to us at 876-0233.

William F. Norris, 88, died Wednesday at Franklin Square Hospital here. Twice widowed, he was the husband of Inez E. Norris and Dorothy Warner Norris. Before his retirement, he had worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad and Sparrows Point Railroad as an engineer. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara A. Parker of Havre de Grace; stepdaughter, Dorothy Spicer of Reisterstown; stepson, John W. Atkinson of Westminster; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

HAMPSTEAD

Vernon A. Redding, 84, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Margaret Cullings Redding. He was a carpenter and a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.Survivors include a son, Vernon L. Redding of Westminster; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the familyrequests memorial contributions to the Senior Citizens Program of Ridgley House, in care of Pat Speicher, 4424 Black Rock Road.

ArthurB. Price Jr., 79, died Monday at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He was the husband of Martha Wray Price. He had owned Gwynn Oak Amusement Park and also was a state roads commissioner. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Martha E. Wertz of here, and two grandchildren. The family requests memorials to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

MANCHESTER

Anna Marie Hare, 90, died Wednesday at the York Lutheran Home in Pennsylvania. She was the wife of the late William M. Hare. A charter member of the Triple Valley Homemakers Club, she formerly was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Survivors include daughters, Elvia Utz of Lineboro and Betty Jane Wright of Virginia; son, Dr. William Hare of Florida; sister, Lora Myers of Hanover, Pa.; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the Lutheran Retirement Center, 750 Kelly Drive, York, Pa. 17404.

SYKESVILLE

Richard Zabela Jr., 25, died Wednesday of a cerebral hemorrhage at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. He was the son of Richard and Sandra Tobias Zabela. A 1984 graduate of Liberty High School, he recently graduated from Catonsville Community College. A member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, he was active in the Youth Adult Group. He also was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Hewas a salesman for Schumacher and Seiler in Ellicott City. In addition to his parents, survivors include sisters, Theresa Cowart of Atlanta, Geri Eddins and Michelle Zabela, both of Illinois; and his paternal grandmother, Wanda Sullivan of Pittsburgh.

Eugene E. Gosnell, 53, died Nov. 16 at his home. In the bar and catering business most ofhis life, he formerly owned Hilltop Spirit Shop. He was a member of the Moose Lodge here and the Mount Airy American Legion. Survivors include a son, Jeffrey E. Gosnell of Woodbine; and stepdaughter, Kathy L. Condon of Baltimore.

WESTMINSTER

Donald C. Milligan, 79, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of HelenK. Milligan. A farmer, he also was a retired Realtor and land developer. In addition to his wife, survivors include a brother, Robert Milligan, and a sister, Blanche Sonimus, both of Florida.

M. Jane Byers, 66, died Tuesday at her home. She was the wife of Charles W. "Dick" Byers. Before her retirement, she had worked as manager of the state Employment Security Office in Carroll County. She was a member of St. Mary's United Church of Christ and the Elks. In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, C. Dennis of Dallastown, Pa.; daughter, Carla Smith of here; brothers, C. Levin Barnes of Lutherville andWelford E. Barnes of Finksburg; five grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. The family requests memorials to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St.

Mildred S. Gehr, 76, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Denton K. Gehr. She had worked at Western Maryland College and atLeggett's and had volunteered at the hospital. Survivors include sons, Denton S. Gehr of Nevada and James E. Gehr of Manchester; daughter, Rebecca S. Taylor of Reisterstown; sisters, Ruth Surratt of Virginia and Doris Smelser of here; mother-in-law, Grace K. Gehr of here; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church, Carroll Street. The family requests memorial donations to the American Cancer Society.

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