Grace G. LangHospital secretaryGrace G. Lang, 84, died...


September 09, 1992

MANCHESTER — Grace G. Lang

Hospital secretary

Grace G. Lang, 84, died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Harry D. Lang.

A retired secretary, she had worked for the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. Additional survivors include children, Mary Joan Phillpotts and Jack Frank, both of Randallstown; brother, Jackson Glenn of Woodlawn; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

The family requests memorial contributions to St. Luke's United Church of Christ, West Lafayette and Carey streets, Baltimore.

Mount Airy

Vernon F. Phillips

Municipal worker

Vernon F. Phillips, retired from the city of Westminster, died Sunday at Pleasant Hill Nursing Home. Survivors include a niece and a great-niece, both of Baltimore. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of the services.


Rev. John A. Snyder

Served at St. Joseph's

The Rev. John A. Snyder, 77, died Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice in Towson. Ordained to the priesthood in 1942, he had celebrated his 50th anniversary of service recently. Father Snyder served at St. Joseph Sykesville, where he oversaw the building of the new church.

Following services at St. Joseph's on Monday and Tuesday, a memorial Mass will be offered at 11:15 a.m. today at St. Joan of Arc Church in Aberdeen.

A brother, Nicholas J. Snyder of Towson, and several nieces and nephews survive.

The family requests memorial contributions to St. Joseph's Building Fund, Box 384, Sykesville; or Stella Maris Hospice Care Program, Dulaney Valley Road, Towson.

Union Bridge

Margaret H. Green

Hartz Co. worker

Margaret H. Green, 88, died Saturday at the Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. Born in Detour, she was the widow of Guy E. Green. She had been employed by Potomac Edison and the H. L. Hartz Clothing Co. Three sisters-in-law survive, Marie Hyde of Union Bridge, Evelyn Culler of Frederick and Madeline Yokes of Pennsylvania.

Virginia Mae Hickey

Springfield nurse

Virginia Mae Hickey, 83, died Friday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Marvin R. Hickey. Before her retirement, she had been a nurse at Springfield State Hospital. A member of Union Bridge Church of the Brethren, she also volunteered with Meals on Wheels. In addition to her husband, survivors include daughters, N. Jean Stambaugh of Emmitsburg and Linda H. Hook of Union Bridge; son, Dale C. Hickey of Union Bridge; brother, Harold Cheeks of Gamber; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to her church, at 124 S. Main St., or to Union Bridge Volunteer Fire Company in care of Earl C. Fritz, 255 Stem Road.


Emilie C. Fink

Former city resident

Emilie C. Fink, 77, a former resident, died Monday at her son's home in Taneytown. She was the widow of William L. Fink, an attorney. Survivors include her sons, William P. Fink of Baltimore and Frederick P. Fink of Taneytown; and two grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Thomas D. Fletcher & Son Funeral Home, 254 E. Main St. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Fairy B. Ward

Telephone operator

Fairy B. Ward, 89, died Saturday at Carroll Lutheran Village. She was the wife of the late Clay E. Ward. Before her retirement, she was a supervising operator with C&P Telephone Co. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, Telephone Travel Club and the Frederick Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Surviving are daughters, Carolyn B. Bell of Frederick and Rosalie N. Rittage of Littlestown, Pa.; a stepsister, Beulah Price of Frederick; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Olin L. Molesworth Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus. The family requests memorial contributions to Bethesda United Methodist Church Building Fund in care of Bonnie Foster, 25121 Woodfield Road, Damascus.

Hannah E. Sellers

Registered nurse

Hannah E. Sellers, 71, died Friday at the Frederick Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph R. Sellers III. A graduate of Robert Moton, she studied at the Tuskegee Institute RTC in Alabama and became a registered nurse. She was a member of Union Memorial Baptist Church. Survivors include sons, Joseph R. Sellers IV of Westminster and Russell W. of Oklahoma; daughter, Donna R. Lee of Westminster; and five grandchildren.

Edith R. Bates

Practical nurse

Edith R. Bates, 73, died Sunday at Carroll County General Hospital. A practical nurse, she was the wife of the late John T. Bates. Survivors include a daughter, Mariann Bates of Westminster; sons, Thomas F. Bates of New Windsor and John C. Bates of Baltimore; brother, Charles Trageser of Florida; and five grandchildren.

Maude E. Wright


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