Dr. Albert Bradley, physician in Gardenville, dies
Services for Dr. Albert B. Bradley, who had a family practice in the Gardenville area for 33 years, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road.
Dr. Bradley, who was 64, died Monday of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The Middle River resident retired last August, having continued to practice medicine for nearly five years after his cancer was diagnosed.
For 25 years, he was medical director of the Overlea Gardens Nursing Center and a house physician at the Belair Convalesarium.
He was on the staffs of Maryland General and Franklin Square hospitals. In addition, Dr. Bradley belonged to the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Baltimore City Medical Society, the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland and the American Medical Association.
The Baltimore native graduated from the Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon, Tenn., and served in the Army during World War II. He completed his education at the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland Medical School.
He served his internship at Maryland General Hospital and was in its first family-practice residency program.
He is survived by his wife, the former Alma J. White; three daughters, Christine Pecor of Frederick, Virginia Young of Parkton and Cynthia Williams of San Juan Capistrano, Calif.; a son, Albert Paul Bradley, also of California; his father, Albert Gill Bradley of Baltimore; and 11 grandchildren.
A memorial Mass for Elizabeth Ann Carroll, a former nun who was a sales representative and officer of a family-owned paper company, will be offered at 5 p.m. today at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church in Crofton.
Mrs. Carroll, who lived in Gambrills, died Monday of cancer at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 50.
Since 1980 she had been secretary, treasurer and a sales representative of the Leonard Paper Co., which was started by her father. In 1985 she was named sales representative of the year by the company.
In the 1960s, as a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, she was Sister Cecilia Ann Leonard, S.N.D., and taught religion and English at the Martin Spaulding High School.
The former Elizabeth Ann Leonard, a native of Towson, was educated at the Notre Dame Preparatory School, Villa Julie College and Trinity College.
She lived in the Washington area before moving to Gambrills two years ago.
Her husband, Nicholas J. Carroll, is a civil rights officer with the U.S. Department of Education.
In addition to her husband, her survivors include two sons, Timothy and Nicholas J. Carroll Jr., both of Gambrills; two brothers, Charles B. Leonard Jr. of Pasadena and Daniel J. Leonard of Parkton; and a sister, Nancy Miller of Baltimore.
Thomas H. Schoeffler
A Mass of Christian burial for Thomas H. Schoeffler, retired owner of a gum-ball machine business, will be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church, 9215 Old Harford Road.
Mr. Schoeffler, 85, died Tuesday at Franklin Square Hospital after a series of strokes.
The resident of Orbitan Road in Carney retired in 1973 after 13 years as the owner of the local franchise of the Ford Gum Co.
Before moving to the Baltimore area, he worked for many years for Trimble Nursery Furniture Inc. in his native Rochester, N.Y. He was shop steward and secretary of the local of the Upholsterers International Union of North America that represented workers at the Trimble plant, which during World War II made gun stocks.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Minnie Elizabeth Bachman; two daughters, Judith A. Reininger of Rochester and Jo Anne Hauck of Parkville; a brother, William Schoeffler of Rochester; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
A memorial service for Eleanor W. Abramson, a retired government economist and active Chesapeake Bay sailor, will be held at 12:30 p.m. today at the Taylor Funeral Chapel in Annapolis.
TTC Ms. Abramson, who was 54, died Wednesday of cancer at her home of the past three years in Edgewater.
She retired last year because of her illness, but had worked as an economist for the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics for 25 years.
In recent years, she served as director of training for the Chesapeake chapter of Singles on Sailboats and held a captain's license from the Coast Guard that allowed her to take paying passengers on her own 30-foot boat. She also was a member of the Chesapeake Area Professional Captains
The former Eleanor Weiss was a native of Washington and a graduate of the University of Connecticut. She did graduate work at George Washington University.
She is survived by her mother, Mary Weiss, of Silver Spring, and a brother, Frederick Weiss, of Lake Worth, Fla.
Barbara R. Marple