William Mcginnis Jr.

Obituaries

Glen Burnie Man, 73

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Graveside services for William Hill McGinnis Jr. of Glen Burnie tookplace Dec. 2 at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. McGinnis, 73, died Nov. 24 at North Arundel Hospital after a lengthy illness.

The Glen Burnie native served in the Coast Guard during World WarII and was a member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church and Masonic Lodge 213.

Mr. McGinnis is survived by his son, Bruce H. McGinnis, anddaughter, Wanda M. Luedtke, both of Severn; two sisters, Doris M. Neall of Davidsonville and Bolin M. Fey of Goldsboro, N.C.

ALICE A. GRAHE

HOMEMAKER, 98

Services for Alice Agnes Grahe of Glen Burnie took place Dec. 2 at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Grahe, 98, died at home Nov. 27 of natural causes.

A Harmons native, Mrs. Grahe is preceded in death by her husband, C. Frank Grahe; two sons, Milton Watts and Melvin Watts; and three daughters, Doris Gardner, Delma Postin and Ida Tyler.

Mrs. Grahe is survived by her daughter, Mazie Gastiger of Baltimore, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren andgreat-great-grandchildren.

ESTHER E. MILLER

HOMEMAKER, 83

Services for Esther E. Miller of Crownsville took place Dec. 2 at Singleton Funeral Home. Burial followed at Glen Haven Memorial Park.

Mrs. Miller, 83, died Nov. 27 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

A Baltimorenative, Mrs. Miller is preceded in death by her husband, William H. Miller, and daughter, Gloria J. Ruhling.

Mrs. Miller is survived by her son, Charles J. Miller of Ellicott City, and daughter, Eleanor E. Thompson of Crownsville; three brothers, Walter Keilholtz of Las Vegas, Howard Keilholtz of Crownsville and James Keilholtz of Pasadena; five sisters, Emma Wayson of Linthicum, Naomi Goble of Pasadena, Pearl Gilligan of Glen Burnie, Anne Spencer of Millersville and Doris Conway of Pasadena; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

WALTER N. SCHOOLEY

UPHOLSTERER, 71

Services for Walter N. Schooley of Glen Burnie took place Dec. 2 at Singleton Funeral Home. Burial followed at Glen Haven Memorial Park.

Mr. Schooley, 71, died Nov. 29at Joseph Ritchie Hospice after a six-year bout with cancer.

Bornin Harrisonville, Pa., Mr. Schooley retired in 1976 after 30 years as an upholsterer with General Motors. He was a member of the Messiah United Methodist Church.

Mr. Schooley is survived by his wife of 50 years, Emma Schooley; two daughters, Linda Harkum of Severna Park and Carol A. Gadd of Melbourne, Fla.; a brother, Lawrence Schooley of McConnelsburg, Pa.; three sisters, Irene Harris and Marie Strait, both of McConnelsburg, and Olive Hann of Needmore, Pa.; and three grandchildren.

MONNIE M. PRIEST

HOMEMAKER, 85

Services for Monnie May Priest of Glen Burnie took place Dec. 2 at Bethel Baptist Church of Glen Burnie. Burial followed at Glen Haven Memorial Park.

Mrs. Priest, 85, died Nov. 28 at Harbor Hospital Center after a lengthy bout with Alzheimer's disease.

Born in Gay, W.Va., she worked at Hochschild's in Glen Burnie for 10 years and was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church.

Mrs. Priest is preceded in death by her husband, John M.Priest.

Survivors include her two sons, Edward E. Priest of Ellicott City, and John E. Priest of Juliet, Ill.;

three sisters, Blondis Hill of Windfield, W.Va., Bertha French of Nitro, W.Va., and Dorothy Tabb of Leetown, W.Va.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association Baltimore Chapter, 540 Belvedere Ave., Suite 202, Baltimore, Md. 21212.

ROBERT D. BARKER

COMPUTER OPERATOR, 46

Services for Robert D. Barker of Silver Spring took place Dec. 4 at Singleton Funeral Home. Burial followed at Meadowridge Memorial Park.

Mr. Barker, 46, died Nov. 30 at Washington Hospital Center after a brief illness.

Born in Severn, he served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was employed as a computer operator.

Mr. Barker is survived by his daughter, Phyllis A. Barker of Lakeland, Fla.; three brothers, Donald Barker of Gambrills, James Barker of Oklahoma City and Paul Paul Barker of Severn; two sisters, Phyllis Smith of Oklahoma City and Betty Langof Pasadena; a devoted friend, Jeffrey Sarrin; and two grandchildren.

WILLIAM E. COOKE

SHOP OWNER, 79

Services for William Edward Cooke Jr. of Severna Park took place Dec. 5 at Barranco and Sons Funeral Home.

Mr. Cooke, 79, died Dec. 3 at North Arundel Hospital of respiratory arrest.

The Baltimore native served in the Merchant Marineduring World War II and retired in 1976 after operating the Glen Burnie Dairy Queen for 22 years.

He was president of the Anne ArundelRadio Club, and member of the Quarter Century Wireless Club, Societyof Wireless Pioneers, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Eastern Shore Shrine Club, Tall Cedars and Boomi Temple.

Mr. Cooke is survived by his wife of 47 years, Mary E. Cooke; a daughter, Audrey Cooke of Rockville; three brothers, John Cooke of Pasadena, Vernon Cooke of Farnham, Va., and Gilbert Cooke of Baltimore; and a sister, Dorothy Slawskiof Bel Air.

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