Lurty Lee Miller


Crane Operator, 73

February 25, 1992

A Mass of Christian burial for Lurty Lee Miller, a retired crane operator from Glen Burnie, will be offered at 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Mr. Miller, 73, died Feb. 21 at North Arundel Hospital after a brief illness.

He was a crane operator for the Steamship Trade Association and retired in 1971. During World War II, Mr. Miller served in the Army and won the Purple Heart.

Mr. Miller was a past commander and life member of DAV Chapter 16, and a life member of the Order of the Moose.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte C. Miller.

Survivors include his brother, Raymond F. Miller of Richmond, Va., and many nieces and nephews.



A Mass of Christian burial for Pablo Vilar Florido of Severn, a retired storeroom keeper for Litton Industries, will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Mr. Florido, 93, died Feb. 22 at the Harbor Hospital Center.

He was originally from the Philippines and served in the U.S. Navy between 1919 and 1940. He laterworked for Litton Industries for 10 years.

Mr. Florido attended Holy Trinity Catholic Church and was a member of the Fleet Reserve Club since 1954. He was a plaque owner at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington and belonged to the Anne Arundel Senior Center.

Mr. Floridowas preceded in death by his wife, the former Jane Andrejewski.

He is survived by his step-son, Albert Dombrowski of Riverdale; a daughter, Vilar Florido of Severn; one grandson; three step-grandsons; and three step-great-grandsons.



A Mass of Christian burial for Nicholas J. Spera of Odenton will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Odenton.

Mr. Spera, 83, died of pneumonia Feb. 22 at North Arundel Hospital.

Originally from New York City, he attended pharmaceutical school there in the 1920s and worked for the medical supply department at Fort Meade as a disburser. Mr. Spera retired in 1980 after 40 years.

He was a member of the St. Joseph's congregation. Other interests included football and baseball.

Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Spera, and a sister, Mildred Sacco of New York City.

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