Community leader, 75
Services for Rebecca Medford Clatanoff of Annapolis will take place at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the First Presbyterian Church, Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis.
Mrs. Clatanoff, 75, died July 3 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Born in Eastport, she was a fifth-generation Annapolitan and a ninth-generation Marylander.
Mrs. Clatanoff, a graduate of Annapolis High School and the Watson School, was co-proprietor with her husband of Wilkins Inc., an Annapolis clothing retailer. She attended Calvary Methodist Church and the First Presbyterian Church.
Active in community affairs, Mrs. Clatanoff was a past president of the Severn Town Club. She also belonged to Historic Annapolis, the YWCA, supported the Boy Scouts of America and the Republican Party, and was a member of the 21st Century Club.
Mrs. Clatanoff was an avid supporter of the Anne Arundel Medical Center. She served as the AAMC Auxiliary president between 1965 and 1967 and was a board member of both the Medical Center and the Anne Arundel Health Care Systems Inc.
The Medical Center's new Rebecca M. Clatanoff Women's Hospital was named in her honor.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, William B. Clatanoff Sr., and a daughter, Diane C. White, both of Annapolis; a son, William B. Clatanoff Jr. of Alexandria, Va.; and four grandchildren.
Friends may call on the family at her home, 111 Market St., Annapolis, between 4 and 6 p.m. today.
The family also requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Rebecca M. Clatanoff Women's Hospital.