BALTIMORE — Ethel Landis, 81, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the mother of the late Richard R. Kirkner. A retired seamstress, she had worked for Modern Clothing Manufacturing Co. Survivors include daughters Doris Clear of Finksburg and Geraldine R. Sutton of Cockeysville; a son, Robert E. Landis of Annapolis; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Edwina A. Ashberry, 44, a resident of Hampton, Va., died June 10. She was the daughter of Edwina A. Thrift of Sykesville and the late Walter E. Thrift Jr. In addition to her mother, survivors include a daughter, Lisa M. Ashberry of Hampton; sons, Allen Ashberry of Hampton, David Ashberry of Matthews County, Va., and Jamie Ashberry of Newport News, Va.; sisters, Margaret Blaylock of Hanover, Va., Juanita Smith of Hampton and Casey Escolopio of Baltimore; a brother, Walter E. Thrift III of Sykesville; paternal grandmother, Mabel Breidenstein of Sykesville; and two grandchildren.
Clyde E. Gue, 67, died Friday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va. A World War II veteran, he was a member of the American Legion. Before his retirement, he had been an antiques dealer. Surviving are sons, Ben and Mike Gue of Mount Airy and William Gue of Frederick; half-brothers, James Gue of Virginia and Thomas Gue of Mount Airy; half-sisters, Shirley Norwood and Ann Crawford, both of Mount Airy; and three grandchildren.
C. Edward Zimmerman Jr., 44, died Friday at his Pennsylvania home here. He was the son of Clarence E. Sr. and Delia Ament Zimmerman of Marriottsville. He was the husband of Brenda Sue Ritz Zimmerman. A Vietnam veteran, he was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He had worked as a machinist for Caterpillar Tractors in York, Pa. He also had a small antiques business. Additional survivors include his children, Melissa, Heather and Holly Zimmerman of Spring Grove and Scott and Kimberly Zimmerman of Hampstead; sister, Ruth Lynn Zimmerman of Marriottsville; and mother-in-law, Margaret Ritz of Manchester. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Taylorsville Methodist Church Cemetery.
Robert E. Dorsey, 80, died Saturday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Goldie Dorsey. A carpenter, he had worked in construction and was a member of the Carpenter's Local for more than 50 years. Survivors include sons, David L. Dorsey of Delaware, and Jonathan C. Dorsey of Ellicott City; daughters, Julia C. Rhodes of Catonsville and Regina E. Morris of Mount Airy; sisters, Marjorie Ross of Sykesville; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Charles Edward "June" Black Jr., 69, died Monday at his home. He was the husband of Lucille Harpe Black. Formerly employed at Lehigh Portland Cement Co., he had been a machinist assistant. A veteran of World War II, he had served in ordnance. Additional survivors include a daughter, Patricia Davis of Union Bridge; sons, Charles E. Black III and Maurice N. Black, both of Union Bridge, and Irvin T. Black Sr. of Westminster; and seven grandchildren. Services are 11 a.m. Thursday from the Union Bridge funeral home of D. D. Hartzler and Sons. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at funeral home.
Joseph E. Young, 70, died Saturday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A Frederick County resident, he was the husband of Louise Eicholtz Young. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he saw action in the China-Burma campaign and was a sergeant in the military police. He formerly was employed with the Pennsylvania Railroad. In addition to his wife, survivors include sisters, Kathryn Boone of Westminster, Jane Rice and Joan Lookingbill, both of Woodsboro, Audrey Reever of New Midway and Sherea Wisner of Union Bridge; and a brother, William T. of Woodsboro.