BALTIMORE — Margaret G. White, 87, died Thursday at Baltimore County General Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Carroll County, she was the wife of the late William N. White. She is survived by two sisters, Madessa Snowden of Sykesville and Ann Singleton of Baltimore, and a brother, Robert Gosnell of Baltimore.
Eliot S. Kelly, 5, the son of Carmel G. and Janet Reaver Kelly, died Friday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Born Oct. 20, 1986, he attended St. John's kindergarten in Frederick and St. Joseph's Catholic Church here. He is also survived by a brother, Ryan R. Kelly; grandparents, Dorothy F. Kelly of Thurmont, and S. Edward and Helen J. Reaver of Emmitsburg, all of Frederick County. He is remembered by his baby-sitters, Bob and Nannie Burdsall of Frederick. His grandfather, Carmel E. Kelly, predeceased him. Memorials may be made to St. John's Catholic School, 114 E. Second St., Frederick, Md. 21701.
Charlotte D. Abbey, 71, a Pennsylvania resident here, died Friday at Community General Osteopathic Hospital here. Survivors are a son; a daughter, Joyce N. Hibberd of New Windsor; two sisters and five grandchildren.
Frances E. Lippy, 83, died Sunday at the Hanover Hall Nursing Home in Hanover, Pa. She was the wife of the late Daniel Lippy. A waitress, she had worked at the Russ-Joy Restaurant. Survivors include a son, Richard N. Lippy of Westminster; daughters, Virginia Barron of Manchester and Pearl Ober of Lutherville; a brother, Clayton L. Black of Manchester; four grandchildren and one great-grandson. Services are at 11 a.m. today at the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel. The family requests memorial contributions to Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she was a longtime member.
Minnie Virginia Shaffer, 87, an active member of Trinity United Church of Christ, died Monday at Homewood, Plum Creek in Hanover, Pa., after an extended illness. She was a Sunday School teacher for more than 60 years and was involved with the Willing Workers Aid Society. She was a pianist and sang in the senior choir. A member of the Manchester Senior Citizens, she was employed by Grief and Sons Sewing Co. for many years. She is survived by a sister, Aldi Spratt of Federalsburg, Caroline County, and nieces and nephews. Viewing will be from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, Route 30. Services are at 10 a.m. tomorrow with the Rev. Harvey Schlichter and the Rev. Richard Winters officiating. Burial will be in Old Lutheran Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Carroll County Association for Retarded Citizens, 180 Kreiders Church Road, Westminster, Md. 21157.
Sarah G. Gill, 89, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. Surviving are children, Melvin E. Anders of Columbia, and Cherie G. Granger of Westminster, and a foster daughter, Cherie Shimmel of New Windsor; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.
Willie Lovell Benedict, 83, died Monday at Longview Nursing Home in Manchester. Employed for 49 years at the New Windsor Hardware Store, she was a member of the United Methodist Women and the New Windsor Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, where she served as treasurer. A brother, Albert M. Benedict of New Windsor, survives. Services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the D. D. Hartzler Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, where the auxiliary will have a memorial service at 8 p.m. The family requests memorial contributions to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, where she was a lifelong member.
Gertrude F. Parks, 84, died Thursday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She is survived by a son, William A. Parks of Sykesville; two sisters; a brother; and two grandchildren.
Jane E. Crum, 70, died Saturday at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. A Baltimore County resident, she was the wife of the late Orman H. Crum. Formerly employed by the government, she had worked at Fort Meade. Survivors include a son, Charles O. Crum of Finksburg; two brothers; three sisters; and one grandson.
Lillian J. Yoakum, 65, an Oregon resident here, died Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. She is survived by her father, Albin W. Sundsten Sr.; husband, James H. Yoakum; a daughter; two sons, including Gary A. Yoakum of Manchester; a brother; an aunt; and seven grandchildren.
Arnold M. "John" Pittinger, 80, died Friday at his West Virginia home here. He is survived by three sons and two sisters, Pauline Frounfelter of Union Bridge and Louise Myers of Frederick.