Don BoozeCustoms workerDon Booze, retired administrative...


February 06, 1993

Don Booze

Customs worker

Don Booze, retired administrative assistant to the head of the U.S. Customs Service in Baltimore, died Wednesday at a hospital in Hanover, Pa., after a stroke.

He was 94 and had moved from Keswick Road to Hanover last August.

He retired in 1964 after 41 years with the Customs Service.

A native of Washington who was reared in Baltimore, he was a graduate of the University of Maryland law school.

Services were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, 10 W. Padonia Road in Timonium.

He is survived by his wife, the former Lydia A. Roberts; a sister, Marjorie Hansen of Charleston, S.C.; and several nieces.

Edna W. Webb

Retired bookkeeper

Edna W. Webb, retired head bookkeeper for a firm of opticians in the Baltimore area, died Wednesday of cancer at the Hospice of the Memorial Hospital in Cumberland. She was 77.

She retired from Bowen & King Inc. about 15 years ago and moved to Oldtown, near Cumberland.

The former Edna W. Milk was a native of Baltimore, where she was active in the Order of the Amaranth and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Services were to be conducted at 1 p.m. today at the John J. Hafer Funeral Home in LaVale.

She is survived by her husband, Brooks Webb; a stepson, Ronnie B. Webb, and a stepdaughter, JoAnna Lea, both of Severn; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the hospice.

Vincent H. Herndon

Retired Heinz manager

Vincent H. Herndon, a retired office manager for the H. J. Heinz Co., died Wednesday of pneumonia at North Arundel Hospital.

He was 76 and lived in Severn.

He retired in 1976 after working for the foods company for many years. The company transferred him to the Baltimore area from Buffalo, N.Y., nearly 40 years ago and he lived in Linthicum for much of the time.

The native of Springfield, Ill., served in the Army in Europe during World War II.

He was a member of the Glen Burnie lodges of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and the Loyal Order of Moose.

His first wife, Elfriede Herndon, died in 1976, and his second wife, Dorothy Herndon, died in 1985.

Services were to be conducted at 1 p.m. today at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road in Gambrills.

He is survived by his fiance, Mae D. Duvall of Severn; his father, F. Hayman Herndon, and a brother, Vance L. Herndon, both of Waxahachie, Texas.

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