ELDERSBURG — Frederick W. Marr, 74, died July 5 at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of Jessie G. Marr, his wife for 49 years. A World War II veteran, he had retired with the rank of major from the U.S. Air Force. Additional survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald J. and Linda Marr of Winfield, and two grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the Sykesville-Freedom Fire Co. or to the Disabled American Veterans.
Lorraine A. Bourke, 44, died suddenly July 5. She was the daughter of Gertrude M. Doucette of Massachusetts and the late Douglas Doucette Sr. She was the wife of Edward A. Bourke. Additional survivors include a son, Tim Bourke, and daughters Becky and Debbie Bourke, all of Eldersburg; brothers, George and Bob Doucette; and sisters, Mary Sutton, Nancy and Dollie Doucette, all of Massachusetts.
Ernest G. Ball, 67, died Tuesday at his home. He was the husband of Laura Walker Ball. A retired machine operator for Black & Decker, he was a member of the Moose Lodge and the Fireside Squares. Additional survivors include sisters, Mamie McCullough of Freeland, Thelma Thomas of North Carolina, Jencie Daily and Betty Jo Dillon, both of Fallston, Ruby Bartlett of Aberdeen, June Klineyoung of York, Pa., Janet Bellumo of California and Carole Isenock of White Hall; and a brother, Jackie Ball of Spring Grove, Pa. The family requests memorial contributions to the Emergency Transportation Dialysis Fund, 412 Malcolm Drive, Westminster.
Mary V. Bishop, 87, died Monday at Longview Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Jacob H. Bishop. Survivors include daughters, Jean Hoffman of Manchester and June Armacost of Hampstead; sons, James Bishop of Manchester, Robert Bishop of Pleasant Valley, and Joseph Bishop of Africa; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Marian S. Hopwood, 85, died Wednesday at Westminster Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Hopwood. A secretary, she had worked for the Hecht Co. Survivors include three grandchildren.
Irma N. Walsh, 86, a Montgomery County resident, died Thursday at the Lorien Nursing Home in Columbia. Twice widowed, she was the wife of John O. Walker and Jeremiah M. Walsh. For many years, she worked as a nurse and later as a buyer for Lord and Taylor. Surviving are a daughter, Geraldine N. Stuntz of Mount Airy; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Herbert O. Gates, 57, died Monday at Stella Maris Hospice in Towson. He was the son of Irene Hurst Gates of West Virginia and the late Luther A. Gates Sr. He was the husband of the late Carol C. Gates. A machinist with ASC Corp. in Owings Mills, he was a member of Flohrville United Methodist Church. In addition to his mother, survivors include a son, David M. Gates of Laurel; daughter, Deborah C. Fox of Mount Airy; brother, Luther Gates Jr. of South Carolina; sister, Hazel Thompson of West Virginia; and two grandchildren.
Elizabeth Hodges, 91, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital. A retired supervisor of the School Library Services for Baltimore County, she had overseen the development of libraries in elementary schools. A cousin, Cornelia Fillingham of Towson, survives.
Anthony J. Cardinale, 65, died Tuesday at his home. He was the husband of Judith L. Cardinale. For several years, he had worked as an automotive service director. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Michael Cardinale of North Carolina; daughters Tina M. Webb of Glen Burnie and Kimberly Cardinale of California; brothers, Albert J. Cardinale of West Virginia, Vincent L., John J. and Joseph L. Cardinale, all of Baltimore County, Thomas A. Cardinale of Sykesville and Pasquale Cardinale of Kingsville; sisters, Elizabeth Cardinale of Baltimore County, Dominica Thornton and Theresa Dragunas, both of Harford County, and Margaret Ruiz of Texas; and one grandson.
Blanche R. Cavero, 88, a former resident here, died Friday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore. She was the wife of the late Albert Cavero. Survivors include a son, Fred A. Cavero of Baltimore; a sister, Irene Clingan of Taneytown; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Skiles Funderal, 136 E. Baltimore St., where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Durbin Rice Fogle, 82, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Evelyn Plunkert Fogle. The couple had been married for 51 years. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army and was awarded several combat medals. He was a member of the VFW and the Union Bridge Volunteer Fire Co. Before his retirement, he worked as an inspector for Western Maryland Railroad. Additional survivors include three nieces and a nephew.
Patricia Haines Pace, 60, a former resident here, died Monday at Lagrange Memorial Hospital in Lagrange, Ill. She was the wife of Vincent J. Pace of Glen Ellyn, Ill. Additional survivors include sons, Frederick D. Pace of Taneytown, Mark and Brian J. Pace of Philadelphia; sister, Sharon Dunkle of Baltimore County; and four grandchildren.
Paul H. Leidy Jr., 79, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Beulah Leidy. Retired from Kessler Shoe Co., he was a member of the American Legion, the Moose Lodge and the Littlestown Eagles. Survivors include sons, Paul T. and Joseph D. Leidy, both of Westminster and Richard F. Leidy of Silver Run; sisters, Mary Hawkins of Westminster and Susan Warner of Frizzelburg; brother, Russell Leidy of Westminster; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.