Betty Jean BoernerRetired federal workerBetty Jean...


April 20, 1993

Betty Jean Boerner

Retired federal worker

Betty Jean Boerner, a retired claims examiner for the Social Security Administration, died Saturday of respiratory failure at North Arundel Hospital.

She was 66 and lived on Cayer Drive in Glen Burnie.

She retired in 1967 after working for the SSA for many years.

A native of Washington, the former Betty Jean Kelser was reared in Princess Anne, where she graduated from high school.

Her husband, George D. Boerner, died in 1967.

Services for Mrs. Boerner were to be conducted at 11:30 a.m. today at Christ United Methodist Church, 2833 Florida Ave. in Baltimore Highlands.

She is survived by four sons, Robert G. and Richard A. Boerner, both of Baltimore, Brian K. Boerner of Pasadena and Jeffrey L. Boerner of Glen Burnie; a sister, Doris McGuigan of Baltimore; three brothers, the Rev. George Kelser of Ocean City, Charles Kelser of Glen Rock, Pa., and John Kelser of Pasadena; and two grandchildren.

Suzanne Mathis

Resident of Riva

Suzanne Mathis, who lived in Riva and earlier in the Reisterstown area, died Sunday of cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 56.

She first came to the Baltimore-Annapolis area more than 30 years ago but moved to San Diego in 1980 and returned in 1991 after living briefly in Indianapolis.

Born in Southard, Okla., she was a 1954 graduate of the Woodstock, Ill., Community High School and attended Western State College in Colorado.

A memorial service for Ms. Mathis was to be conducted at 3:30 p.m. today at the Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St. in Baltimore.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph Mathis of Indianapolis; two daughters, Leah Moriarty of Snowmass Village, Colo., and Karlen Principe of Riva; two sons, Brett Principe of Owings Mills and Guy Principe of Fort Myers, Fla.; her father and stepmother, Irwin and Muriel Hecht of Arlington Heights, Ill.; two brothers, James P. Hecht of Woodstock, Ill., and Robert Hecht of Arlington Heights; and five grandchildren.

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