Herbert M. AbbeyFederal employee, 64Services for Herbert...

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May 20, 1992|By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes. If information hasn't been published about someone in your family who has passed away, please call the Anne Arundel County Sun at 761-1732 or 332-6211 or (800) 829-8000, Ext. 6211; you may also fax your information to us at 332-6677.

Herbert M. Abbey

Federal employee, 64

Services for Herbert M. Abbey of Pasadena, a former civilian employee of the U.S. Coast Guard, will be held privately.

Mr. Abbey, 64, died Monday of pneumonia at North Arundel Hospital.

He was born in Baltimore and graduated from high school. He also had two years of college.

Mr. Abbey served in both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army between 1944 and 1967. After that, he went to work for the Coast Guard for 16 years, retiring in 1977.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. Other interests included fishing, hunting and reading.

Survivors include his wife, the former Thelma H. Weckesser; four children, Charles Abbey of Virginia, Debra Abbey and Mitzi Molidor, both of Glen Burnie, and Susan Dudley of Pasadena; and seven grandchildren.

Arrangements were by the McCully Funeral Home.

E. M. Richardson

Homemaker, 77

Services for homemaker Evangeline Morgan Richardson of Davidsonville will take place at 10 a.m. today at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 12 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis.

Mrs. Richardson, 77, died Sunday of pneumonia at North Arundel Hospital.

She attended the All Hallows Episcopal Church in Davidsonville. Other interests included reading, writing and all forms of nature.

She was the widow of the late Louis B. Richardson.

Survivors including a son, Robert L. Richardson of Virginia; two daughters, Patricia Lavers of Davidsonville and Carole Richardson of Georgia; three grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mental Health Association.

Elizabeth S. Dinkle

Teacher, 88

Services for retired teacher Elizabeth Somerville Dinkle of Glen Ellyn, Ill., will take place at 2 p.m. today at the Baldwin Memorial United Methodist Church in Millersville.

Mrs. Dinkle, 88, died Sunday of pneumonia at the Rochelle Community Hospital in Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Originally from Lonaconing, she was a high school teacher and later taught physics as a continuing education teacher at Fort Meade during the early 1960s.

Her late husband, the Rev. Dr. Ira Moler Dinkle, was the pastor at Baldwin between 1956 and the early 1960s. They lived in Millersville between 1967 and 1983, before moving in with their daughter, Margaret Judge, in Illinois.

Other survivors include daughters Emily Sherwood of Augusta, Maine; Betty Work of Logan, Ohio; and Ruth Dove of Macomb, Ill.; and six grandchildren.

Arrangements were by the Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills.

Marie C. Hofheinz

Homemaker, 79

Services for homemaker Marie C. Hofheinz of Green Haven took place May 15 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, where she was a member.

Mrs. Hofheinz, 79, died May 12 at home of heart failure.

Her husband of 58 years, the late Louis Hofheinz, died in 1977.

Survivors include a son, Louis Hofheinz of Pasadena; five daughters, Virginia DiPaula, Marie Elrod and Clara Hart, all of Pasadena; two daughters, Janet Moyer and Louis Selle, both of Glen Burnie; five sisters, Katherine Stansbury of Dundalk, Mildred Manager of Linthicum, Evelyn Doney of California, Ida Seifert of Riviera Beach, and Regina Bucklou of Baltimore; 18 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren.

Anita M. Mitchell

Bank specialist, 54

Services for bank specialist Anita Mary Mitchell of Glen Burnie took place May 15 at the Singleton's Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Mitchell, 54, died May 13 at North Arundel Hospital of diabetic complications.

She worked for Maryland National Bank for 27 years.

Mrs. Mitchell was the president of the Handicapped Athletic Program.

Her other interests included reading and sewing.

She is survived by two children, John Mitchell of Pasadena and Britt Mitchell of Pasadena; a sister, Senora Bird of Glen Burnie; two nephews, and eight grandchildren.

Anita H. Arndt

Homemaker, 64

Services for homemaker Anita Helen Arndt of Millersville took place May 15 at the Singleton Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Arndt, 64, died May 12 at North Arundel Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Julius W. Arndt Jr.

Survivors include her children, Julius W. Arndt III of Arnold and Christine Kelser of Cape St. Claire; a brother, Frank E. Koch Jr. of Pasadena; and three sisters, Catherine Jacober of Woodbine, and Lorraine Beever and Shirley Middlebrooks, both of Glen Burnie.

Peggy K. Buie

Registered nurse, 58

Services for Peggy Kestler Buie of Severn, a registered nurse, took place May 15 at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.

Mrs. Buie, 58, died May 12 at North Arundel Hospital of cancer.

She was born and raised in Salisbury, N.C., where she attended Bordan High School and Rowan Memorial Hospital Nursing School.

Mrs. Buie was a member of the Faith Community Church. Other interests included gardening and playing the piano.

Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Hank Buie; two children, David Buie of Glen Burnie and Lisa Buie Evans of Gambrills; a brother, George Kestler of Camdentown, Mo.; a sister, Betty Whitley of Kernersville, N.C.; and a granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Community Church Building Fund, 1306 Waugh Chapel Road, Gambrills, 21054.

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