Angela M. KrebsRecreation workerAngela M. Krebs, a former...


December 07, 1992

Angela M. Krebs

Recreation worker

Angela M. Krebs, a former youth leader for the Baltimore County recreation department and a participant in many Catholic-church based activities, died Friday at St. Agnes Hospital after suffering complications from a stomach ailment. She was 85.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. Krebs, a Catonsville resident for 32 years, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore National Pike and and St. Agnes Lane.

Mrs. Krebs and her husband worked 15 years, beginning in 1955, for the Baltimore County Department of Recreation, coordinating dances at the Relay Recreation Center and at Johnnycake Elementary School. She also planned trips for county young people.

In the 1950s, Mrs. Krebs was an early volunteer for now-Gov. William Donald Schaefer, who lived five doors away along Edgewood Street, on "The Hill." A friend of Mr. Schaefer and his mother, Mrs. Krebs started by sending postcards and serving as a poll watcher for Mr. Schaefer's first City Council campaign in 1955, said her daughter, Patricia K. Hickman of Lutherville.

The former Angela Feinour was born in her parents' South Monroe Street home. In the early 1920s, she was trained as a secretary at 14 Holy Martyrs Commercial School in southwestern Baltimore. She then became a secretary for several companies, finally with the Travelers Insurance Co.

In 1925, she left her job and married Raymond L. Krebs, who died in 1975. They lived in West Baltimore from 1940 until 1960, when they moved to Catonsville.

As a young woman, Mrs. Krebs was a member of St. Bernardine's Church, its Sodality and its Altar Society. She later became a parishioner at St. Agnes Church, where she and her husband started the St. Agnes Senior Club in 1971.

Besides Mrs. Hickman, Mrs. Krebs is survived by another daughter, Verna C. Sisselberger of Catonsville; seven granddaughters; and 10 great-grandchildren.

James Gorman Sr.

Postal worker

James P. Gorman Sr., a retired postal worker, died Friday of kidney failure at North Arundel Hospital. He was 68.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Gorman, a Linthicum resident for five years, will be offered at 9 a.m. today at St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church, Second and Washington avenues, Lansdowne.

Mr. Gorman was a distribution clerk at the main post office in Baltimore for 10 years, retiring in 1971.

Born in Baltimore, Mr. Gorman was a 1942 graduate of Southern High School.

During World War II, he served with the Army in Europe.

After the war, Mr. Gorman worked about 12 years for McCormick & Co., loading and unloading spices. After holding other jobs in the late 1950s, he went to work for the Postal Service.

He was a member of St. Clement's Church, American Legion Post 195 in Lansdowne and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, William J. Buhl Post, in Morrell Park.

Mr. Gorman is survived by two sons, James P. Gorman Jr. of Brooklyn Park and John T. Gorman of Bowie; and three sisters, Catherine Maston of Dover, Del., Margaret Michael of Hanover and Helen Legg of Linthicum.

The family suggested donations to the Diabetes Association of Maryland, 2 Reservoir Circle, Pikesville, Md. 21208.


David R. Gould

Teacher, store manager

David R. Gould, a former Baltimore teacher and convenience store manager, died Nov. 29 of cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 54.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Gould, a Northwest Baltimore resident for many years, will be offered at 7:30 p.m. today at St. Edward's Church, 901 Poplar Grove St.

Mr. Gould taught for 20 years in the 1970s and 1980s, mostly in the English department at City College. For about five years, he taught special education at the Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens Inc.

After he left the association, he managed 7-Eleven stores for about five years, including stores in Woodlawn and Highlandtown. He had lived in Highlandtown for the last year.

He was born in Clarksburg, W.Va., and first moved to Baltimore to attend what is now Towson State University.

He is survived by a sister, Mary Rock of Clarksburg.

The family suggested donations to the Robert Blackwell Scholarship Fund, in care of St. Edward's Church, 901 Poplar Grove St., Baltimore, Md., 21216.

Dorothy Erickson

Monkton homemaker

Dorothy Erickson, a Monkton homemaker, died of cancer at her home on Wednesday. She was 69.

Services yesterday were private.

The former Dorothy Harrington was born in Providence, R.I., and attended schools there.

In 1951, she married Clarence M. Erickson, a Navy pilot who had flown combat missions in the Korean War.

In 1956, Mrs. Erickson moved to Parkville when her husband took job with what was then the Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River.

They bought their Monkton home in 1967.

In the late 1970s, she worked for about two years in the Cockeysville branch library and for a short time as a medical secretary at Broadmead, a retirement home in Cockeysville.

She enjoyed sewing and making clothing and home furnishings.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Patricia Erickson of Street and Shirley E. Owen of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Larry Harrington, and sister, Florence Poitras, both of Providence; and two grandsons.

Irving L. Manger Sr.

Insurance agent

Irving Leroy Manger Sr., a Baltimore-area insurance agent, died Friday of pneumonia at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 88.

Services for Mr. Manger, a Linthicum resident for 39 years, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home, Second Avenue and Crain Highway, Glen Burnie.

Mr. Manger, who was born in Baltimore, worked for the Home Mutual Life Insurance Co. for 45 years, retiring in 1973.

He was a member of the Glen Burnie Moose Lodge and enjoyed dancing there on weekends with his wife.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, the former Mildred A. Bloom; a son, Irving L. Manger Jr. of Pasadena; a sister, Elsie Merkle of Denver, Colo.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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