Services for homemaker Ellen Hance Toronto took place Jan. 28 at theHardesty Funeral Home, Annapolis.
Mrs. Toronto, 44, died Jan. 24 of cancer after a lengthy illness.
Originally from Prince Frederick, she graduated in 1965 from Calvert County Senior High. Mrs. Toronto also attended the Fleet BusinessSchool and Anne Arundel Community College.
She worked as a medical secretary in Glen Burnie until 1989.
Mrs. Toronto founded the Shiba Inu Dog Club of the USA and was active in showing both Shiba Inus, a rare Japanese show dog, and miniature Pinschers.
Survivors include her husband, Robert M. Toronto Sr.; her parents, Albert and RuthHance of Huntington; her paternal grandmother, Iva Sisson Hance of Huntington; three sons, Robert M. Toronto Jr. of Coleville, WashingtonState, Brian Toronto and Matthew Toronto at home; a daughter, Heather Toronto, also at home; a brother, David K. Hance of Huntington; anda granddaughter.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Annapolis Assembly of God Church, 913 Cedar Park Road, Annapolis 21401.
R. J. LEYENDECKER
Services for self-employed contractor Richard Joseph Leyendecker of Pasadena, formerly of Cape St. Claire, took place Jan. 27 at the Singleton Funeral Home.
Mr. Leyendecker, 28, died Jan. 23 in Glen Burnie of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
A graduate of Chesapeake High School, Mr. Leyendecker had been self-employed for seven years.
He is survived by three sisters; Lynn L. Leyendecker of Odenton, Mary Leyendecker of New Jersey, and Donna Slacum of Glen Burnie; and his parents, Jacqueline Leyendecker of Reading, Pa., and Jerome Leyendecker of Pasadena.