Ned WhittConstruction foremanNed Whitt, a retired...


November 19, 1993

Ned Whitt

Construction foreman

Ned Whitt, a retired construction foreman, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Arnold resident was 76.

Mr. Whitt retired in 1980 after working as a foreman on such projects as the Liberty Dam. He spent his career working for several area construction companies.

Born and reared in Warrior, W.Va., he was educated there. He went to work in the coal mines in Harmon, Va., when he was 17.

He moved to Baltimore in 1940 and went to work as a welder at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Fairfield Shipyards. He served in the infantry during World War II and was discharged in 1945 with the rank of private.

In 1938, he married the former Iris Nicewander of Grundy, Va.

Services were set for 1:30 p.m. today at Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home, Gov. Ritchie Highway and Robinson Road, Severna Park, with interment in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Whitt is survived by a son, Phillip B. Whitt of Millersville; two daughters, Janella S. Hendricks of Pasadena and Linda J. Ward of Edgewater; three sisters, Doris Jesse of Grundy, Lydia Martin of Johnson City, Tenn., and Muriel Schelkopf of Ocean View, Del.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to College Parkway Baptist Church, 301 College Parkway, Arnold 21012.

Ethel S. Burrier

Roland View receptionist

Ethel Sunderland Burrier, a longtime resident of the Hampden area, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Meridian Nursing Center-Long Green. She was 83.

She had lived with her daughter in Roland Park for the past 18 months. Mrs. Burrier retired three years ago after nearly 20 years as the receptionist at the Roland View Towers East Apartments where she lived.

The former Ethel Blye Sunderland was a native of Washington, D.C., who moved to Baltimore as a child with her family. She was a graduate of Western High School.

Her husband, Webster K. Burrier Sr., a retired supervisor for the Baltimore Transit Co., died in 1962.

A memorial service was set for 2 p.m. today at the A. Alan Seitz Jr. Funeral Home, 3818 Roland Ave.

In addition to her daughter, Joan Blye Burrier, who, under her married name of Joan B. Bereska, served as chief of staff to then-Mayor William Donald Schaefer, Mrs. Burrier is survived by a son, Webster K. Burrier Jr. of Baynesville; a brother, Robert Selwyn Sunderland of Baltimore; three grandsons; and a great-granddaughter.

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