REISTERSTOWN — Ernest T. Field, 75, died Friday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Effie V. Gillum. A World War II veteran, he had retired from the State Roads Commission. Survivors include daughters, Joyce A. Davis of Woodbine, Doris J. Locklear of Baltimore and Sharon L. West of Reisterstown; sons, Larry A. Field of Elkridge, David W. Field of Reisterstown and Ernest P. Field of Ohio; a sister; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Elizabeth C. McCormick, 81, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital. A Baltimore County resident, she was the wife of Arthur McCormick. She had worked as a secretary for the state. Additional survivors include a daughter, Anne M. Besner of Westminster, and a granddaughter.
Carroll L. Sparks, 76, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the husband of Ruth Lambdin Sparks. A retired optician, he had worked for Krome Inc. Additional survivors include a daughter, Carole Cheatham of Sykesville, and son, William Sparks of Reisterstown; sisters, Barbara Delahanty of New York and Irma Dorrell of Texas; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Loring Byers Funeral Home, 8728 Liberty Road, Randallstown. Friends may call there from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today. The family requests memorial contributions to Liberty Reformed Presbyterian Church, 11301 Liberty Road, Owings Mills.
Jean M. Still, 80, died Saturday at Lankanau Hospital in Wynnwood, Pa. She was the wife of Col. Daniel E. Still. Additional survivors include daughters, Winifred Hayes of Pennsylvania, Katherine Knorr of Greenbelt and Margaret Sanstrom of Louisiana; sons, William Still of Arizona and Daniel Still of Sykesville; sister, Estelle Collins of Kentucky; brother, Robert Mangum of California; and four grandchildren. Private graveside services will be at Arlington National Cemetery.
Lillian E. Brown, 91, died Saturday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Benjamin F. Brown. Survivors include sons, Benjamin F. Brown of Silver Spring and Lee B. Brown of Keymar; sister, Marian B. Dorsey of Westminster; a brother, Lloyd A. Berry of Gaithersburg; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Gilbert T. Dettmer, 89, died Friday at the home of his daughter. He was the husband of Jeanette A. Dettmer. He had worked as a carpenter. Additional survivors include daughters, Julanne Hush Blizzard of Woodstock and Ramona G. Mohan of Pikesville; son, Gilbert S. Dettmer of Woodlawn; sister, Carmen H. Shervette of Sykesville; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Evelyn V. Wilson, 82, died Saturday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She was the wife of Lester H. Wilson. Additional survivors include daughters, Joyce V. Bryant and Evelyn Carpenter, both of Sykesville; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Nellie L. Matthews, 80, died Thursday at Sykesville Eldercare Center. She was the wife of the late Howard Matthews. Retired from the Dietary Department of Springfield Hospital Center, she was a member of White Rock United Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, Franklin Rheubottom of Sykesville, and a sister, Elsie Dorsey, also of Sykesville.
Gladys E. Gladfelter, 74, a former resident here, died Monday at Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. Survivors include daughters, Marie Smith and Rita K. Strickhouser, both of Pennsylvania; a son, James C. Smith of Pennsylvania; brothers, Robert and Norman Lawrence Jr., both of Taneytown, Allen Lawrence of Emmitsburg, and James Lawrence of North Carolina; sisters, Viola Long of Frederick, Doris Albaugh and Helen Price, both of Emmitsburg, and Peggy Lawrence of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Grace United Church of Christ Cemetery.
William B. Raab, 64, died Sunday at his home. He was the son Florence Emge Raab of Baltimore and the late William J. Raab. He was the husband of Thelma Roop Raab. A retired carpenter, he most recently had been employed at Mount Saint Mary's College Emmitsburg. Additional survivors include a daughter, Robin L. Stansbury of Keymar; sons, Justin W. Raab of Gettysburg and Joseph R. Raab of Taneytown; stepchildren, Linda D. Gardner of Florida, David L. Schaffer of Keymar, Glenn A. Schaffer of Taneytown and Craig S. Schaffer of Hanover, Pa.; sisters Florence Weber, Lorraine Carolan, both of Baltimore, Dolores Walton of Millersville, Anna Mae Carle and Marjorie Lang, both of Pasadena; five grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. today at the Skiles Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St., Westminster.
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 and the mother of the late Robert J. Cavero Sr. Survivors include a son, Fred A. Cavero of Baltimore; sisters, xTC Irene Klingan of Taneytown; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association.