ELDERSBURG — Lorraine Bourke, a resident here, died July 5. Family and friends have planned a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Route 26. For more information, please call 795-6268.
Walter S. "Sherm" Lippy, 81, died Tuesday after an extendeillness. He was the husband of the late Edna Stine Lippy. A retired patrolman for Baltimore City, he also had been a truck driver and farmer. Survivors include a brother, H. Vernon Lippy of Millers; and sisters, Dorothy Ricketts of Timonium and Agnes Leese of Manchester. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice or St. Abraham's Lutheran Church, 4029 Beckleysville Road.
Ruth F. Concannon, 62, died Tuesday at her Baltimore Counthome. She was the widow of Joseph Concannon. Survivors include her children, Donald Wetzel, Clarence Cook and Betty Heilman, all of Reisterstown, Charles Cook of White Hall, Brian Cook of New York, and Deanna Shifflett of Westminster; brothers, Charles Brown of Parkville and Douglas Brown of White Hall; sister, Hilda Gover of Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren; and PTC seven great-grandchildren.
Carl E. Clark, 66, died Monday at his home. He was the husband of Gretchen Clark. A correctional officer, he had worked at the state facility in Jessup. Additional survivors include a son, Charles M. Clark of Sykesville; daughters, Mary Ann Pitman of Westminster and Carol J. Bennett of Sykesville; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and nine foster children.
Josephine Novak, 76, died Monday at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. She was the wife of the late Teddy F. Novak. For many years, she had worked as an assemblywoman for an electrical plant in (( Chicago. Survivors include a daughter, Arleene Jaquinde of Sykesville, with whom she lived; and three grandchildren.
Vesta E. Wettling, 91, a former resident here, died Feb. 7 iNew York. She was the wife of George "Ray" Wettling. Additional survivors include a son, Charles Wettling of Pennsylvania; and a sister, Gladys Null of Taneytown. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Pleasant Valley Road, Westminster.
Abel O. Rodriguez, 35, died Saturday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore. He was the son of Francisco and Ma Remedios Rodriguez. He was the fiance of Susann Marie Stoner. A landscaper, he had worked for Outside Unlimited. Other family members of Mexico also survive.
William H. Shue, 65, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Dorothy L. Shue. Before his retirement, he had worked for the State Highway Administration. Survivors include daughters, Shirley A. Watson, Delores F. Shue and Brenda L. Klinedinst, all of Westminster; son, William F. Shue of Sykesville; sisters, Catherine Chronister and Margaret Miller, both of Westminster, and Ruth Leppo of Silver Run; brother, Charles S. Shue of Westminster; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. The family requests memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association.
Mary Feezer Bennett, 82, died Monday at Longview Nursing Home in Manchester. She was the wife of the late Milton M. Bennett. Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn B. Sharp of Hampstead; a son, Milton D. Bennett of Baltimore; sister, Ruth Nelson of Westminster; brother, William Feezer of Sykesville; and three grandchildren.
Nellie C. Parker, 90, died Sunday at her North Carolina home. She was the wife of the late John L. Parker. Survivors include daughters, Mary Sue Tawney and Thelma Johnson of Westminster, Jean Harrison of Virginia, and Joan Hilburn and Betty A. Futch of North Carolina; a son, Lloyd C. Parker of Florida; a sister, Irene Elkins of California; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.