FINKSBURG — Lottie M. Gill, 84, died Tuesday at Longview Nursing Home in Manchester. She was the wife of the late Charles S. Gill Sr. A member of AllSaints Episcopal Church, she had worked as a custodian for the Baltimore County Board of Education. Survivors include sons Charles Jr. and Edward F., both of Pikesville, and Eugene H. Sr. of Westminster; daughters Charlotte M. Collins and Emily J. Collins, both of here, Nancy L. Myers of Manchester and Sally A. Schmidl of Westminster; sistersTessie Cornett of Pennsylvania, Nellie Barnett and Doris Taylor, both of Baltimore, and Sarah Bauer of Illinois; 12 grandchildren; and 13great-grandchildren.
Chester H. Allen, 68, died Feb. 23 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Jacquelyn Kohler Allen. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion and the Moose Lodge. He had retired from General Motors. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters Nancy Allen of Westminster and Susan Carter of Taneytown; sons Chester Jr., Steven and David Allen, all of Westminster; and six grandchildren.
Helen A. Shelesky, 76, died Feb. 18 at her Pennsylvania home. She was the wife of the late Bernard Shelesky. She was a member of St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church in Manchester and the AARP. Survivors include a daughter, Sandra A. Donahue ofManchester; sisters Stella Ell of new Jersey and Julie Helfant of Florida; brother, Joseph Balkus of New York; and two grandchildren. Thefamily requests memorial contributions to the Capital Campaign Fund,St. Bartholomew's Church, 3071 Park Ave., Manchester.
James G. Neal, 81, died Monday at the Howard County General Hospital. He was the husband of Hazel O. Neal. For many years, he had worked in the maintenance department of the Howard County school board. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons Sherman Neal Sr. of Delaware, James Neal of California, Herbert Neal of here and William Neal of Rhode Island; daughters Shirley Streat of here, Fannie Avery ofElkridge, Janet Carey and Debora Cook, both of Laurel and Hazel Murray of Columbia; brothers Simuel Neal of Washington, Arthur Neal of Baltimore and William Neal of Hyattsville; sisters Alberta Scott of here, Virginia Levy of Temple Hill and Rosalee Dixon of Hanover; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
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Imogene R. Hunter, 67, died Thursday at Westminster Nursing Home. She was the wife of Milton F. Hunter. A member of the Carroll County General Hospital Auxiliary, she had worked as a licensed practical nurse atarea nursing homes. In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Barbara E. Tremper of Westminster; brother, Jerome B. Murphy of Minnesota; and three grandchildren. The family requests memorialcontributions to her church, Mount Olive United Methodist in care ofBobbie Pevey, 7111 Watersville Road.
E. Leona Harrison, 61, died Wednesday at her home. She was the wife of Gilbert N. Harrison. Additional survivors include daughters Sharon C. Dawson of Sykesville and Donna L. Farkas of here; sisters Georgia E. Dove of Woodbine and Elsie E. Tinnell of Sykesville; brothers Murray F. and M. Eugene Mullinix, both of here, and Charlie L. Mullinix of Gaithersburg; and three grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll County Hospice or the American Cancer Society.
Robert F. Bowersox, 74, died Tuesday at his Baltimore County home. Hewas the husband of Helaine Kerby Bowersox. He had been an automobilemechanic. Additional survivors include daughters Melinda Hipsley of here, Pamela Valis of Gamber and Karen Davis of Manchester; and six grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the Oncology Department at Greater Baltimore Medical Center or the Milford Mill United Methodist Church.
F. Norman KoenigSr., 70, died Tuesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was the husband of Doris Klass Koenig. An Army veteran, he had served in World War II and the Korean War. He and his brother had operated a service station for 40 years. A life member of the Boring Volunteer Fire Co., he also was a member and past president of the Lions Club. Additional survivors include a daughter, Norma Jean Swam of Millers; son, Frederick N. Koenig Jr. of here; sister, R. Kathryn Horn of here; brother, H. Paul Koenig of here; and five grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to Glyndon United Methodist Church, the Reisterstown Lions or the American Cancer Society.