A Mass of Christian burial for homemaker Rosa Szabo of Arnold will be offered at 11:30 a.m. today at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Severna Park.
Mrs. Szabo, 94, died July 17 at her home after a brief illness.
She was originally from Etyek, Hungary, and came to the United States in 1929. She lived in Bowie until 1956. She moved with her husband, the late Anton Szabo, to Arnold, where she lived for 35 years.
Mrs. Szabo is a past member of the Sacred Heart Church, the Sodality, and the Bowie Homemakers. She was also a charter member of the American Legion's Disney-Bell Post Auxiliary, and the last surviving Gold Star Mother of Disney-Bell Post 66.
Other interests included gardening, sewing, and her children.
Survivors include four daughters, Mary Craighead of Annapolis, Juliana S. Trimmer of Bowie, Theresia S. Wagner of Arnold, and Rosa Wilson of Crownsville; a son, George Szabo; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the home for the Retired Sisters of Saint Joseph, Chestnut Hill, Mount St. Joseph Convent, Philadelphia, 19118, or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements were by the Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park 21146.
J. A. Rzepkowski
A Mass of Christian burial for businessman Joseph Andrew Rzepkowski of Pasadena will take place at 10 a.m. today at St. John the Evangelist Church, Ritchie Highway and Cypress Creek Road.
Mr. Rzepkowski, 61, died July 16 of lung cancer at his home.
He was born in Baltimore, and raised both there and Glen Burnie, where he graduated from high school. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.
Mr. Rzepkowski started working as a clerk in the business his family started, Turner Liquors in Glen Burnie. For the last 35 years, he owned and operated the Rzepkowski Co. Inc., a building business based in Pasadena.
He was a member of the St. John's congregation and the Knights of Columbus Holy Trinity Council. Other interests included gardening and Polish music.
Survivors include his wife, the former Mary D. Rzepkowski; two sons, Joseph T. Rzepkowski of Annapolis and Lawrence A. Rzepkowski of Glen Burnie; four daughters, Adele Youngborg and Bernadette Green, both of Waldorf, Mary Myers of Colorado and Cynthia Caudill of Glen Burnie; two brothers, Walter Rzepkowski of and Daniel Rzepkowski; and a sister, Dorothy Smith, all of Pasadena; and 11 grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, in care of St. John The Evangelist Church.
Ursel B. Chreitzberg
Services for homemaker Ursel B. Chreitzberg of Severna Park took place July 18 at the Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.
Mrs. Chreitzberg, 47, died July 15 at her home of multiple sclerosis.
She was born in Drangstedt, Germany, and raised in Bremerhaven.
A former resident of Williamston, S.C., she worked for the Norddeutscher-Lloyd Shipping Co. in Bremerhaven between 1962 and 1964.
Survivors include her husband, Charles H. Chreitzberg, whom she married in 1964, and son, Scott R. Chreitzberg, both of Severna Park; and her mother, Alma A. Bahmann of Bremerhaven.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 8838 Veterans Highway, Suite 102 B, Millersville, 21108.