Loy W. HollerBrewer, 82Services for retired brewer Loy W...

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July 21, 1992|By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes.

Loy W. Holler

Brewer, 82

Services for retired brewer Loy W. Holler of Glen Burnie will take place at 10 a.m. July 23 at the Kirkley Funeral Home.

Mr. Holler, 82, died July 17 after a brief illness at St. Luke's Lutheran Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.

He was originally from Davis, W.Va., and worked as a brewer for the Arrow Brewing Co. and the National Brewing Co. for many years, until he retired in 1974.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Deaf. Other interests included travel, wood crafts, and family activities.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Fink Holler.

Survivors include four children; M. Ruth Rogers and Mary Ellen McKerrell, both of Glen Burnie, John L. Holler of San Antonio, Texas, and Thelma Marie Dernoga of Ellicott City; brothers, Burl Holler and John Holler, both of West Virginia, and Robert Holler of Catonsville; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Cecil H. Westfall

Blacksmith, 78

Services for retired blacksmith Cecil Hamilton Westfall of Crownsville, formerly of Brooklyn Park, will take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Singleton Funeral Home Chapel.

There will be visitation between 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Westfall, 78, died July 19 at the Harbor Hospital Center of cancer.

He was born in West Virginia and worked for General Motors until his retirement in 1967.

Mr. Westfall belonged to St. John's Lutheran Church in Brooklyn, the Glen Burnie Masonic Lodge 213, the United Auto Workers, and the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 80 in Anne Arundel County. Other interests included model trains.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Wilma E. Westfall; a daughter, Gay White, and son-in-law, Edward H. White, both of Crownsville; three brothers, Ralph Westfall of Montana, Edwin Westfall of West Virginia, and Kenneth Westfall of Washington; two sisters, Lucille Westfall and Eula Cox, both of West Virginia; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchildren.

John O. Sears

Mortgage banker, 67

Services for retired mortgage banker John Osborn Sears of Orange City, Fla., formerly of Severna Park, took place yesterday at the Singleton Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Sears, 67, died July 16 at Gainesville, Fla., of kidney failure.

Originally from Bristol, he worked for Chesapeake Financial Corp. for 15 years, until he retired in 1975.

Mr. Sears served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 213, and the Epiphany Church of Port Orange, Fla. Other interests included reading. He also enjoyed baseball, which he played as a youth, and liked to watch in later years.

Survivors include his wife, Eve C. Sears; a son, John Douglas Sears of Orange Park; two daughters, Kathy S. Chailow of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Ann Lorraine Delgado of Miami, Fla.; a brother, Herman Sears of Prince George's County; two sisters, Rebecca Littleston of Onley, Va., and Robert Donnelly of Chesapeake Beach.

J. Rae Maszczenski

Homemaker, 60

A Mass of Christian burial for homemaker Jacqueline Rae Maszczenski of Severn was offered yesterday at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Mrs. Maszczenski, 60, died July 17 at North Arundel Hospital of respiratory failure.

She was formerly active in Cub Scouts, serving as a den mother for a time, and belonged to the St. Joseph's congregation. Other interests included crocheting.

Survivors include her husband, Michael J. Maszczenski; four children, Michael J. Maszczenski of Kent Island, Lauretta Martin of Laurel, James Maszczenski of White Marsh, and Deborah DeHaven of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two sisters, Sandra Annarumo and Carol O'Connell, both of Massachusetts; and three grandchildren.

Arrangements were by the Hardesty Funeral Home of Gambills.

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