BALTIMORE — Frances M. Sansone, sales clerk
Frances M. Sansone, 87, died Tuesday at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore. She was the wife of the late H. Dominic Sansone.
A sales clerk, she had worked at Hochschild Kohn department store and was a member of St. Jude's Shrine. Survivors include a daughter, Stephanie Sansone of Finksburg; sister, Josephine Torosino of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.
The family requests memorial contributions to the Leukemia Society in memory of her daughter, Grace Burke.
Margaret B. Smith, Auxiliary member
Margaret "Elizabeth" Bowers Smith, 84, died Tuesday at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy.
She was the widow of Harvey G. Smith. A member of the Finksburg Homemakers Club, she also was active in the Reese and Community Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and Mount Zion United Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, John H. Smith of Westminster; daughters, Elizabeth Wimberley of Cheltenham and Evelyn Knight of Florida; brother, John P. Bowers of Sykesville; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family requests memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 3701 Old Court Road, Baltimore.
Carson D. Heltzel, retired welder
Carson D. Heltzel, 78, died Monday at his Baltimore County home. He was the husband of Virginia Bull Heltzel. Retired from Black and Decker Co., he had worked as a welder.
Survivors include children, Joyce A. Bailey and James A. Higgins, both of Reisterstown, Gordon M. Higgins of California and Lee W. Higgins of Hampstead; brother, James Heltzel of Winchester, Va.; sisters, Lillian Bradley and June Longerbeam, both of Winchester; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St, Westminster.
Ruth L. Trayer, teacher
Ruth L. Trayer, 84, died Tuesday at Carroll Lutheran Village. A 1928 graduate of Towson Normal School, she taught in the Baltimore City school system. She later worked as a dietary supervisor at Springfield Hospital Center. Survivors include a niece, Debi Chronister of Westminster, and a nephew, Gary Lee Trayer of Sykesville.
The family requests memorial contributions to Flohrville United Methodist Church, where she was a member.
Walter A. DeMario, truck driver
Walter A. DeMario, 55, died Monday at the Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax, Va. He was the husband of Theodora Douma DeMario. A Coast Guard veteran, he had worked as a truck driver for Kenosha Auto Transport Corp. In addition to his wife, survivors include children, Frank DeMario of Finksburg, Cheryl Seiler of Baltimore, Steven and Kim DeMario, both of Westminster; four brothers; three sisters; and seven grandchildren.
Charles Brightful, barber
Charles G. Brightful, 64, a master barber at Springfield State ++ Hospital, died Wednesday at Cherrywood Manor Nursing Home in Reisterstown. He is survived by his wife, Janie L. Brightful; son, Jim Brightful of Baltimore; stepdaughter, Tracey Fouse of Owings Mills; brothers, Robert, Stanley and Johnnie Brightful of Westminster; sisters, Caroline Rogers and Marjorie Hodges of Westminster; one granddaughter, two step-grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. A wake service will be offered at 7 p.m. today at Union Memorial Baptist Church, 160 S. Center St., followed by the funeral at 8 p.m.
Burial will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Strawbridge Church Cemetery.
Lucy P. Beam, centenarian
Lucy Pauline Beam, 103, died Saturday at Northampton Manor Nursing Home in Frederick. She was the wife of the late Joseph Beam. Survivors include her daughter, Catherine R. Frebert of Florida; sister, Clara Miller of Silver Spring; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St.