ELDERSBURG — Erma White Sebra
Worked for bank
Erma White Sebra, 80, died Friday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She worked for Mercantile Bank and Trust Co. for more than 30 years. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest Sebra, and sister, Mary Louise Harmon. She is survived by a niece, Joan A. Dankert of Sykesville; three great-nieces and nephews and one great-great-nephew.
Richard E. Moser
Frederick Co. farmer
Richard E. Moser, 60, who owned and operated the family farm in Frederick County, died Saturday at Washington Hospital Center in the District of Columbia. For 41 years he was active in the New Midway Volunteer Fire Company, where he was fire chief and director. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Lescaleet Moser; a son, Richard E. Moser Jr.; a brother, John W. Moser of New Midway; sisters, Mary Renner of Detour, Ethel Thomas of Frederick, Carrie Bollinger and Dorothy Wachter of New Midway, Frances Crum of Ladiesburg and Violet Crum of Walkersville. Donations may be made to the fire company building fund, 12019 Woodsboro Pike, New Midway, Md. 21775.
Earl E. Hare
Earl E. Hare, 98, died Friday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was a superintendent at Mount Vernon Mills in Baltimore. A member of Winfield Volunteer Fire Department for 26 years, he served as treasurer and was on the board of directors. He was a 50-year member of the Lions Club of Randallstown and belonged to Tall Cedars. Predeceased by his wife, M. Loretta Zimmerman Hare, he is survived by a nephew, HTC Barry Tracy; and devoted friends, Elsie and Howard Legore of Winfield. Donations may be made to Winfield Volunteer Fire Department, 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville 21784.
Robert S. Meyers
Taught at Hopkins
Robert Shipley Meyers, 52, died Saturday at Baltimore County General Hospital. An energy education coordinator for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., he was an elected executive of the Chesapeake Chapter of the American Society for Quality and Participation. He was a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where he was a faculty associate and taught since 1985. He wrote articles for The Executive by the Academy of Management, including one piece just published. A member of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, he taught Sunday School and was formerly on the church council. He is survived by his wife, Martha Carol Barden Meyers, and daughter, Jennifer Marie Meyers of Sykesville.
W. F. Buffington
Brick firm worker
W. Franklin Buffington, 65, an employee of Baltimore Brick Co. for 25 years before retiring in 1988, died Thursday at home after a brief illness. He belonged to St. James Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Carlean E. Stambaugh Buffington; twin daughters, Joanne Fuss of Graceham, Frederick County, and Roxanne Burrier of Taneytown; sister, Gladys Bowman of near Union Bridge; brothers, Ralph Buffington of Union Bridge and Gerald Buffington of Middleburg; and seven grandchildren. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Carroll County Chapter, 280 E. Main St., Westminster 21157.
C. E. Leatherwood Sr.
Clarence Earl Leatherwood Sr., 83, who was born in Woodbine, died Saturday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was a milkman for Sealtest for 41 years and drove a parts truck for Joe Grimm Ford of Randallstown. He is survived by his wife, Caroline Geisbert Leatherwood; sons, Clarence J. Leatherwood Jr. of Anne Arundel County and Albert L. Leatherwood of Sykesville; daughters, Mary Scher of Owings Mills, Susan Jones of Randallstown Ann DeManss of New Jersey and Bebe Schenkelberg of Marriottsville; brother, John Leatherwood of Florida; and 12 grandchildren.
George J. Farmer Sr.
George J. Farmer Sr., 92, husband of Wanda Quincy Farmer, died Friday at Baltimore County General Hospital. The Howard County resident was a branch service manager for Toledo Scale Co. in Baltimore. He was a member, elder and trustee of Granite Presbyterian Church, a member and past master of Freedom Lodge 112 and the Independent Order of Oddfellows.
Survivors are sons, George J. Farmer of Catonsville and John R. Farmer of Eldersburg; daughters, Shirley G. Link of Florida and N. Jean Higgs of Randallstown; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.