Mary M. Long, headed League of Women VotersMary M. Long...


November 22, 1992

Mary M. Long, headed League of Women Voters

Mary M. Long, who had been president of the League of Women Voters and Planned Parenthood in both Baltimore and Atlanta, died October 17 of a respiratory illness at her home near Atlanta. She was 74.

A memorial service will be offered at 2 p.m. today in the chapel at Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road in Towson.

The former Mary Zigler Myers was a native of Epping, N.D., who moved to the Baltimore area with her family in the early 1920s and earned a degree in bacteriology at Goucher.

At various times in the 1940s, she taught science at Eastern High School and worked in the bacteriology laboratory at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Before moving to Atlanta in 1965, she ran for Congress as an independent.

She was active in Goucher alumnae affairs for many years.

In Georgia, she was on the staff of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools until her retirement about two years ago.

In addition to heading the League and Planned Parenthood in the Atlanta area, she was a volunteer for Head Start and Meals on Wheels programs and at Emmaus House, which helps the poor in that city.

She was a member of the United Nations Association and the Emory Women's Club.

Her survivors include her husband, Dr. W. Newton Long, retired professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Emory University medical school, a son, Wil N. Long of Tucker, Ga.; a daughter, Alice Robinson of Port Washington, N.Y.; two sisters, Anna Kirk of Baltimore and Hazel Mitchell of Stuarts Draft, Va.; two brothers, Merl Myers of Laurel and Raphael Myers of Avon, N.C., and two grandchildren.

Charlotte E. Strube

Active in church

Charlotte Elizabeth Strube, a homemaker and longtime member of Salem Lutheran Church in Catonsville, died Friday of heart failure in her Ellicott City home. She was 73.

Services for Mrs. Strube are scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Witzke Funeral Home, 1630 Edmondson Ave. in Catonsville.

For more than 20 years, Mrs. Strube was a member of Salem Lutheran Church. She also was active in the Eastern Star, Arlington Chapter.

Mrs. Strube is survived by her husband of 52 years, John N. Strube; two daughters, Barbara J. Klepp-Egge of Ellicott City and Deborah A. Broglie of Pasadena; a sister, Marie Ciarpello of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the hungry and needy fund at Salem Lutheran Church, 905 Frederick Road, Catonsville, Md., 21228.

Janet Carole Neal

Bar manager

Janet Carole Neal, bar manager at Brooks Lounge in Northwest Baltimore, died yesterday of an undetermined cause at North Arundel Hospital. She was 48.

Services for Ms. Neal are scheduled for Tuesday at Singleton Funeral Home Chapel on Second Avenue in Glen Burnie.

For 25 years Ms. Neal worked at Brooks Lounge on Reisterstown Road. She started at the establishment as a waitress and later became the bar manager.

She was a member of the Pimlico Racing Club. Her hobbies included caring for her plants and collecting exotic wood pieces. She also enjoyed art based on elephants and owls.

In 1967 she and her husband, LeRoy Neal, divorced.

She is survived by a daughter, Sherry A. Osborne of Charleston, S.C.; three sons, Roy Neal of Seattle, Ross Neal of Linthicum and Steven Neal of Woodlawn; her mother, Ruby Mohr of Glen Burnie; and two grandchildren.

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