BALTIMORE — Sara M. Lephardt, 79, died Tuesday at St. Agnes Hospital here. She had retired as a case worker for the Department of Social Services. Survivors include a son, John O. Lephardt of Richmond, Va.; daughters Valerie J. Piechocki of Sykesville, Constance L. Osborne of Virginia and Rosemary L. Lawrence of Minneapolis; brother, Willard Foster of Pennsylvania; and nine grandchildren.
The Rev. Thomas L. Price Sr., 48, former pastor of Grace United Methodist Church here, died Nov. 24 in a car accident near Easton. He was the son of Nina Price of West Virginia and the late Bernard Price. Survivors include sons, Thomas L. Price Jr. and Eric Price, both ofFlorida; daughter, Elizabeth Ramsey of New York; brothers, Bernard Price Jr. of Florida and Richard Price of West Virginia; sister, Pat Miller of West Virginia; and a grandson. Two former wives, Charlotte Behre of Florida and Patti Bair Price, also survive. Services will be at 10:15 a.m. today at Brooklyn United Methodist Church, Pontiac Avenue, Baltimore, where he was the pastor.
RuthMarie Martin, 84, died Tuesday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A Frederick County resident, she was the wife of the late Runalda M. Martin and the mother of the late Elizabeth L. and Thomas B. Martin. Before her retirement, she had been employed at Elmer Wolfe Elementary andFrancis Scott Key High, where she managed the cafeteria. She was a member of Union Bridge Church of the Brethren. Survivors include a daughter, Esther M. Smith of here; sons David S. and Charles R. Martin Sr., both of Union Bridge; sister, Gladys B. Bowman of Union Bridge; brothers, Ralph E. Buffington, W. Frank Buffington and Gerald L. Buffington, all of Union Bridge; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandson.
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Dolph T. Davis, 77, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Winnie R. Davis. He was a retired iron worker.Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn J. Curtis of Sykesville; brothers, Tom and Frank Davis, both of Tennessee; sisters, Mildred Ruppardand Cora Greene, both of North Carolina; daughter-in-law, Grace Davis of Taylorsville; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Thelma E. Wolfe, 81, died Tuesday at Meridian Nursing Home in Frederick. She was the wife of the late Harry E. Wolfe. Before her retirement, she was employed as a bookkeeper at the People's Lumber and Supply Co. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. A nephew, H. Delaine Hobbs Jr. of here, survives.
Mary Hamilton, 73, died Nov. 6 at the Springfield Hospital Center. Untilshe became a patient at the hospital, she had been involved in real estate. Ten children and two sisters survive.
James L. "Roy" Griffith, 60, died Tuesday at Carroll County GeneralHospital. He was the husband of Esther Staub Griffith. Before his illness, he was employed by Western Maryland College. He was a member of the First Assembly of God. Additional survivors include a son, Leroy Yingling IV of Randallstown; brother, Robert E. of Churchville; anda sister, Roslie Byrd of Virginia.
Glenn W. Wivell, 57, a former employee of the Baltimore Brick Co. of Rocky Ridge, Frederick County,for 20 years, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital after a six-week illness. Survivors include his daughters Susan Colson ofEast Berlin, Pa. and Glenna Massicot of Manchester; son, David P. ofWrightstown, N.J.; sisters Mary Haines of near Fairfield, Pa., Lucille Rowland of Rouzerville, Pa., Bernadette Muller of York, Pa. and Frances of Baltimore; brothers, Vincent of Hanover, Pa., Francis E. of Aspers, Pa. and James N., M. Stanley and Allen J., all of near Thurmont; and three grandchildren.