Linda L. RathellSupervisor at bankLinda L. Rathell, a...


April 29, 1993

Linda L. Rathell

Supervisor at bank

Linda L. Rathell, a former supervisor in the controller's department of the Provident Bank of Maryland, died Tuesday of cancer at a hospital in Hanover, Pa. She was 32.

The Baltimore native, who had moved from Catonsville to Hanover in 1991, had worked at the bank from 1979 until 1987.

The former Linda L. Roeder was a 1979 graduate of Archbishop Keough High School.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. Rathell and a daughter, Bridget Marie Rathell, who was stillborn Tuesday, was to be offered at 8 p.m. today at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Hanover.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur L. Rathell III; two sons, Arthur L. Rathell IV and Douglass Albert Rathell; a daughter, Heather Lynn Rathell; her parents, Walter A. and M. Bernadette Roeder, both of Catonsville; two sisters, Susan M. Cavey of Baltimore and Sharon A. Sakowski of Jarrettsville; two brothers, Michael E. Roeder of Exton, Pa., and Mark E. Roeder of Owings Mills; and a grandmother, Hilda M. Roeder of Catonsville.

Bernard Cohen

Air Force employee

Bernard Cohen, a retired financial controller for the Air Force, died Tuesday after a heart attack at his home on Wetherburn Road in Baltimore. He was 65.

He retired in 1975 after many years as a civilian employee of the Air Force. He also worked as a civilian for the Army for a short period.

In 1983, he retired as a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve, but his first military experience had been as a Navy enlisted man during World War II.

The Baltimore native graduated from Polytechnic Institute and studied business and accounting at what is now the University of Baltimore.

A Boy Scout in his youth, he later chaired the troop committee of Troop 97, sponsored by the Brotherhood of Temple Oheb Shalom and was an assistant district commissioner of the Boy Scouts. His awards as an adult volunteer in scouting include the Silver Beaver Award and the Shofar Award.

He was a former president of the Parent-Teacher Association at Northwestern Senior High School and did volunteer work there.

Also, he was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Reserve Officers Association.

Services for Mr. Cohen were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. Home, 6010 Reisterstown Road.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, the former Harriet Deutch; three sons, Ian Cohen and Robby Cohen, both of Pikesville, and Eric Cohen of Bowie; and a half-brother, Herbert Cohen of Baltimore.

Kathryn Derbyshire

Helped run family's inn

Kathryn Kemp Derbyshire, who helped her family operate the Wade's Point Inn, a guest house on Eastern Bay near McDaniel, died Monday of respiratory failure at William Hill Manor, a retirement community in Easton.

She was 90.

Born at the inn, the former Kathryn Kemp lived there for about 50 years. She supervised the flower garden, collecting and arranging flowers for the tables, among other duties.

Her husband, W. Hastie Derbyshire, died in 1967.

Graveside services for Mrs. Derbyshire were to be conducted at 1 p.m. today at Spring Hill Cemetery in Easton.

She is survived by two daughters, Anne B. Roxbrough of Alexandria, Va., and Lee B. Aldrich of Sherwood; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the St. Michaels Rescue Squad.

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