CUMBERLAND — Elizabeth G. Nightingale, 84, died Dec. 19 at Carroll Lutheran Village. An Allegany County resident, she was the widow of Samuel J. Nightingale. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Charles Ruppert of Westminster, and two grandchildren.
Heinrich Eichenberg, 87, died Dec. 22 at Longview Nursing Home. He was the husband of Alma Fischer Eichenberg. A cabinetmaker, he was a native of Germany. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Frederick Eichenberg of Baltimore and Hartmut Eichenberg of Virginia;a daughter, Minne Sonntag of here; and five grandchildren.
Anna F. Tull, 86, a former resident here, died Dec. 20 at Manokin Nursing Home in Princess Anne. She was the wife of the late Clarence F. Tull. She had worked as a secretary for the federal government. Survivors include a daughter, Leslie T. Corrigan of Glen Burnie; a son, Stuart E. Tull of Marion Station; a sister-in-law, Harriet E. Tull of here; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Russell W. Martin, 63, died Dec. 22 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Christine C. Martin. A World War II veteran, he was a member of the Woodsboro American Legion and the Veterans of ForeignWars in Emmitsburg. He was employed with H. L. Hartz Clothing Manufacturers in Frederick. Additional survivors include sisters MargueriteKoontz of Littlestown, Pa., Alice Harley of Frederick and Sherley Moss of Walkersville; and brothers Maurice C. Martin of Gettysburg, Pa.; J. Floyd Martin of Louisiana, Kenneth E. Martin of Colorado, DonaldL. Martin of Union Bridge and Richard A. Martin of Emmitsburg.
DATELINE: Mount Airy
Pearl F. Covey, 77, died Tuesday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of Ida L. Covey. He was a heavy equipment operator. Additional survivors include a daughter, LauraC. Thomas of Finksburg; sons Nimrod "Buddy" Covey and Norman L. Covey, both of West Virginia, and Donald J. Covey of here; a sister, ParaLee Lyttle of Virginia; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Robert D. Kelly, 87, died Dec. 22 at Pleasant View Nursing Home. He was the husband of Anna L. Kelly. He worked for Steamfitters Local 438 and was a member of the Moose Lodge. A daughter, Muriel J. Deal of here, and four grandchildren survive.
Charles A. Carlton, 54, died Dec. 19. He was the husband of Harriet A. Carlton. An attorney, he maintained a practice in Rockville and here. Past president of the Germantown Lions Club, he also was past grand knight of the Knights of Columbus. He was active in youth groups, coaching several teams.In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Charles A. Carlton II of Texas, Christopher O. Carlton and Curtis S. Carlton, both of here; and brothers Martin Carlton of Washington state and Peter Carlton of Clarksburg. The family requests memorial contributions to St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Libertytown, where he was a member.
DATELINE: New Windsor
Blanche W. Walker, 98, a former resident here,died Tuesday. She was the wife of the late Allan F. Walker. She had been a seamstress. Surviving is a niece, Imogene Leister of Manchester, and several other nieces and nephews. The family requests memorialcontributions to Northminster Presbyterian Church, Reisterstown, where she had been a member.
Charles D. Fritz, 80, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Cathryn Hyde Fritz. A lifelong farmer, he also operated a county school bus for more than 50 years. An avid baseball fan, he was a member of the Old TimersBaseball Association. Other survivors include a daughter, Peggy Sue Conrad of here; sisters Helen Talbert of Medford and Elizabeth Zile of Westminster; a brother, R. James Fritz of Westminster; two granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to St. John Leisters Lutheran Church, 827 Leisters Church Road, Westminster, where he was a member.
Charles R. Hammond, 68, died Dec. 20 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husbandof Berenetta E. Hammond. He was a retired truck driver. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Robert Wims of Frederick and Charles Hammond Jr. of here; daughters Bernice Tyler of Mount Airy, Rose Kelly of Westminster and Deloris of here; a brother, Albert Hammond of Gaithersburg; sisters Olla Tyler of Frederick, Laura May Hammond ofFort Washington and Eleanor Jones of Baltimore; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.