CASCADE — Joseph H. Dingle, 71, died Thursday at Waynesboro Hospital in Pennsylvania. A Washington County resident, he was the husband of Betty Kendall Dingle. Survivors include a son, Dwight Dingle, general manager of WTTR here; a grandson; and six brothers.
Marian Larnelle Chajkowski, 67, died Thursday at her daughter's home in Eldersburg. She was the wife of Frank P. Chajkowski. A Baltimore County resident, she was a homemaker. Additional survivors includedaughters, Marian Schweiger, Jean Crisp and Kathleen Mathews, all ofEldersburg; brother, Bernard Hatton of Richmond, Va.; sisters, Kathryn Anderson of Richmond, Dorothy Schuldt of Baltimore and Mildred Haspert of Eldersburg; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Kathleen R. Adelsperger, 69, died Friday at Howard County General Hospital. A Howard County resident, she was the wife of the late Charles E. Adelsperger and the mother of the late Charles E. Adelsperger. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret R. Phillips of Finksburg; brothers, Jack and Vernon McDade, both of Baltimore County; and two grandchildren. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Lung Association.
E. Allen Wirtz Sr., 78, died Sunday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Mary I. Jones Wirtz. Before his retirement, he had worked as an assistant superintendent of the Baltimore County Highway Department. Survivors include sons, Edward A. Wirtz Jr. of Sparks, Kenneth W. Wirtz of here, and Donald R. Wirtz ofWhite Hall; brothers, Harvey W. Wirtz Sr. of Jarrettsville and William C. Wirtz of Dundalk; sisters, Mary Hedrick, Edna Jones and Leona Parrish, all of Baltimore County; and seven grandchildren. Services are at 10 a.m. today at the J. J. Hartenstein Mortuary, 24 Second St., New Freedom.
DATELINE: Las Cruses
Susan L. Stonebraker, 34, died March 31 near her home in New Mexico from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was the daughter of Francis "Redds" and Margaret Alder Stonebraker of Sykesville. Survivors include a brother, Gary Stonebraker of Westminster; and her fiance, Phil Renehan of here.
The Rev. Edwin Myers Alcorn, 67, a former resident here, died Saturday in North Carolina. He was the husband of EdithHorn Alcorn. An associate conference minister in the United Church of Christ, he worked with 120 churches. Additional survivors include sons, Lowell E. Alcorn of Texas, Bayard C. Alcorn and Gregory M. Alcorn, both of North Carolina; daughter, Janice A. Koppenhaver of North Carolina; sisters, Eva A. Owings of Westminster and Elizabeth A. Jordan of Manchester; and six grandchildren. A memorial service will be at3 p.m. Saturday at the United Church of Christ in Salisbury, N.C.
DATELINE: Mount Airy
George E. "Buddy" Tyler, 70, died Saturday at his home. He was the son of Olia M. Tyler of here and the late George W. Tyler. He was the husband of Minnie L. Tyler. Until his retirement, he was employed at A. H. Smith Asphalt Co. Additional survivors include his children, Robert Williams and Minnie Tyler, both of Frederick, Richard and Leon Tyler and Beverly Lyles, all of here, Betty Tylerof Germantown, Sylvia Dotson and Irene Byrd, both of Gaithersburg; brothers, Thurman Tyler of here, Roger Tyler of Frederick, and Marshall Tyler of Baltimore County; sisters, Elsie Myers and Lucille Dorsey,both of here, Bessie Zeigler of Baltimore, and Joan Wallace of Germantown; stepbrothers, Melvin Spriggs of Gaithersburg and Clifton Bowens of Frederick; 24 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and dear friends, Henry Krantz and family. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday atthe Burrier Funeral Home, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Margaret F. Poole, 82, died Sunday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Lawrence A. Poole Jr. A librarian, she had worked at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. Survivors include sons, Donald K. Poole of Florida, Brian A. Poole of Gaithersburg and James L. Poole of New York; and four grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. today at Fairhaven Chapel, 7200 Third Ave.
Catherine Louise Myers, 73, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the lateHomer Y. Myers. A retired business education teacher, she was a member of the Retired Teachers' Association, the AARP and the Eastern Star. She also volunteered at the hospital and at Carroll Lutheran Village. Survivors include a son, Geary E. Myers of Westminster; daughters, Jacquelyn Rohrbaugh of Delaware, Catherine J. Fillmore of York, Pa., and eight grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributionsto St. Benjamin's Lutheran Church, Kriders Church Road, Westminster or to the hospital.