Lerna S. KelleyRetired teacherLerna S. Kelley, a retired...


August 18, 1993

Lerna S. Kelley

Retired teacher

Lerna S. Kelley, a retired Baltimore public school teacher, died Sunday at the Northwest Hospital Center of complications of multiple sclerosis.

Mrs. Kelley, who was 47 and lived on Green Pine Court in Randallstown, retired because of her illness in 1981. For several years, she had taught at Rognel Heights Elementary School, where she was named favorite teacher by the students.

The former Lerna Smith was born in Baltimore. She graduated from Forest Park High School and, in 1969, from Coppin State College, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education.

Services were to be conducted at 10 a.m. today at the Wainwright Funeral Home, Edmondson Avenue and Ashburton Street, Baltimore.

Survivors include two daughters, Terselle Little and Ashlie Brown; two sons, Tyrone Hose and Marcellus Kelley; her mother, Erma Parker; and a grandmother, Ethel Parker. All are of the Baltimore area.

Bonnie Wineinger

Served in the Navy

Bonnie Wineinger, a native of Overlea, died Saturday at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick after a heart attack.

Mrs. Wineinger, who was 45 and had lived in Tribune, Kan., since her marriage in 1968 to Kirk Wineinger, became ill while crabbing in Southern Maryland during a vacation trip.

The former Bonnie Wilson was a graduate of Overlea High School and served in the Navy in the Washington area before her marriage.

Services were to be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church in Tribune.

In addition to her husband, survivors include three daughters, Angela Marie Fisher, Lisa Ann Wineinger and Sally Kay Wineinger, all of Tribune; her mother, Katherine Wilson of Forest Hill; three brothers, Charles Wilson of Forest Hill, Raymond Wilson of Fairfax, Va., and Joseph Wilson of Overlea; and a sister, Joan Vaught of Overlea.

Mary Ker Keating

Secretary, court clerk

Mary Ker Keating, who had worked as a secretary and a court clerk, died Sunday at the William Hill Manor Health Care Center in Easton of complications of a stroke.

She was 86 and had lived in Centreville, where she was born, for many years.

She retired nearly 20 years ago as a deputy clerk of the Queen Anne's County Circuit Court in Centreville. She had held that position for nearly 10 years. She had earlier worked in the private law office of her brother, the late Judge Thomas J. Keating Jr., and, during World War II, in the Washington headquarters of the Office of Strategic Services.

She was a graduate of the Oldfields School in Glencoe.

Services for Miss Keating were to be conducted at 2 p.m. today at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Centreville.

She is survived by two nephews, Thomas J. Keating IV of Centreville and Michael P. Keating of Easton; four grandnephews; and two grandnieces.

Edwin J. Kennedy


Edwin J. Kennedy, who had been an accountant in Baltimore in the 1950s and 1960s, died Sunday of cancer at his home in Coal Valley, Ill.

Mr. Kennedy, who was 62, retired last year as comptroller of the North American Marketing Operations Division of Deere and Co. at its headquarters in Moline, Ill.

In 1955, he began working with a subsidiary, the John Deere Co., in Baltimore, and worked at other subsidiaries after leaving here in 1966.

Born in Yonkers, N.Y., he was a 1952 graduate of Manhattan College in New York, where he was elected to the Epsilon Sigma Pi honor society.

He moved to Baltimore in 1952 and married Margaret N. Paulus. As a certified public accountant, he first worked for the firm of Haskins & Sells. He also taught night courses in accounting and mathematics at City College while in Baltimore.

He was a member of several professional groups and, in Moline, was a board member of the Salvation Army. He was a trustee and former parish council president at St. Maria Goretti Roman Catholic Church where a Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10:30 a.m. today.

In addition to his wife, his survivors include three daughters, Margaret Mason of Memphis, Tenn., Patricia Hudson of San Diego, and Eileen Hudson of Matamoras, Pa.; two sons, Edwin J. Kennedy Jr. of Sandy, Utah, and Michael Kennedy of Davenport, Iowa; a brother, Raymond Kennedy of Wheaton; and 13 grandchildren.

Paul M. Seitz

County retiree

Paul M. Seitz, 80, a retired building maintenance supervisor for Baltimore County, died Friday of cancer at his home in Sparks.

He retired in 1980 after 29 years with the county; earlier he had been a cabinetmaker and a painter.

Born in Cockeysville, he was educated at the Towson High and the old Maryland Institute on Market Place.

Mr. Seitz was a life member of the Mount Moriah Lodge of the Masons and Cockeysville Volunteer Fire Company and also belonged to the Baltimore Forest of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon and Cockeysville Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ann E. Conkling; a daughter Joanne Hammon of Freeland; a sister Mary Dunne of Towson; three grandsons; and five great-grandchildren.

Services were Monday at the Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home in Timonium.

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