FREDERICK — Emily L. McCuller, 86, died Sunday at Northampton Nursing Center here. She was the wife of the late James V. McCuller Sr. A member of Union Bridge Church of the Brethren, she had served with the Ladies Aid Society. Survivors include daughters, Leona I. Trout of here and Kathleen V. Trout of Keymar; sons, James V. McCuller Jr. of Union Bridge,Robert L. McCuller of Taneytown, Gerald W. and Don M. McCuller, bothof Pennsylvania; sisters, Ruth Gordon of here; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., here.
Goldie Mae Cushing, 94, died Sunday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Marion D. Cushing Jr. Survivors include sons Marion D. Cushing Jr. and Paul L. Cushing; and daughter, Joan M. Dodds, all of here; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel in Manchester.
Elizabeth A. Spencer, 73, died Friday at her Pennsylvania residence here. She was the wife of the lateErnest D. Spencer. She had worked for Bendix Radio and Unitote, bothin Baltimore. Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn E. Mercer of Westminster; son, Ray D. Spencer of Baltimore; brother, Steve Sill of Baltimore; sisters, Dorothy Mueller of Baltimore and Vivian Hanway of Florida; and one grandson.
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Wayne C. Kelley, 56, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of Janet McDevitt Kelley. He was the son of Mrs. Rennis Smith Harden and the late Samuel G. Kelley. He had owned his own construction company and was a member of the Maryland Draft Horse and Mule Association. In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include sons, Wayne C. Kelley Jr. and Patrick J. Kelley, both of here; daughter, Krista K. Knoerlein of Hampstead; sister, Nancy L. Rhoten of Manchester; and three grandchildren. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. todayat the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, and the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. The family requests memorial contributions to the Cardiology Research Department of Johns Hopkins Hospital, P.O. Box 15809, Baltimore.
M. Claude Basler, 95, died Monday at the Blizzard Care Home here. He was the husband of the late Cora Sellers Basler. A U.S.Army veteran of World War I, he was a member of the American Legion in Hampstead. A farmer, he remained active in the 4-H Club for most of his life. Survivors include a son, Milton C. Basler Jr. of here; daughters, Thelma Bragdon of Florida and Mabel Babcock of Monrovia; brother, John Basler of Reisterstown; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead.
Howell S. Dorm, 57, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital following a heart attack. He was the husband of Gwen Dorsey Dorm. He was predeceased by a son, Terrence G.Dorm. He had worked as a bin operator at Genstar, also at Deer Park Cemetery and at Western Maryland College. An avid bowler, he was a member of the Westminster Bowling League. He also was a member of UnionMemorial Baptist Church. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Tina Marie D. Thomas of Baltimore, Carla R. Dorm of Frederick and Faye A. Dorm of here; brothers, Earl C. Dorm Jr. of Pennsylvania, Russell Dorm of Baltimore, Clarence, Francis and Kenneth Dorm, all of Westminster; sisters, Charlotte Dabbs, Jessie Patterson, Joan Willis, Mary Briscoe and Sharon Cornish, all of here; stepsister, Georgiana Dorm of Baltimore; and four grandchildren.