Excie EverettNurseExcie Robertson Everett, a nurse who...

May 23, 1994

Excie Everett


Excie Robertson Everett, a nurse who worked as an air raid warden during World War II, died of cancer May 14 at Keswick. She was 89.

A native of Danville, Va., Mrs. Everett came to Baltimore to attend the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in the 1920s.

At Johns Hopkins, she met Dr. Houston Spencer Everett. They were married in 1931. Dr. Everett, who died in 1975, was an associate professor of gynecology at Hopkins.

During World War II, she was an air raid warden in Roland Park, making sure all homes were dark during blackouts.

Before her marriage, she was a nurse on a cruising ship and at Hopkins. Once her children were grown, she worked at Montebello Rehabilitation Hospital.

She was an active member of the Roland Park Garden Club.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. May 31 at Keswick, 700 W. 40th St.

She is survived by two daughters, Excie Taylor and Martha E. Peterson, both of Baltimore; a son, H. Spencer Everett of Chapel Hill, N.C.; two brothers, Thomas G. Robertson of Danville, Va., and Luther A. Robertson of Malibu, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggested donations to the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing or to the Consolidated Gift Fund for Alzheimer's Research at Hopkins.

Maurice E. Carter

Maintenance supervisor

Maurice E. Carter, a retired supervisor of electrical and mechanical maintenance at the Point Breeze plant of Western Electric Co., died Wednesday at Bonnie Blink, the Masonic Home in Cockeysville, after several strokes. He was 85.

Known as Mike, Mr. Carter had lived in Stoneleigh before moving to the home 5 1/2 years ago.

He retired in 1969 after nearly 40 years with the telephone equipment manufacturing plant.

Born in Baltimore, he learned electrical work in a city vocational school and worked in construction and other industrial jobs before working for Western Electric.

Mr. Carter liked golf and traveling.

He belonged to the Telephone Pioneers of America, the Mystic Circle Lodge of the Masons, the Scottish Rite and Boumi Temple.

Services were planned for 11 a.m. today at the Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, 6500 York Road. Burial will be at Providence Church Cemetery.

Survivors include a sister, Mildred S. Karr of Towson, and a brother, Walter J. "Pete" Carter of Idlewylde.

The family suggested memorial contributions to Maryland Masonic Homes, 300 International Circle, Cockeysville 21030.

Peter P. Giammona

Fruit, produce distributor

Peter P. Giammona, a retired fruit and produce distributor, died Friday of cancer at his home in Hamilton. He was 71.

Mr. Giammona co-owned and operated Tony's Fruit and Produce Market on East Lombard Street for 20 years before retiring in 1974. The business, originally known as Garafalo's, was started by his grandfather in 1910.

A resident of Hamilton for 39 years, Mr. Giammona joined the Army after the outbreak of World War II.

After briefly serving in Africa, he was stationed in Italy where he worked as an interpreter.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church on Frankford Avenue in Hamilton. Burial will be in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Mr. Giammona is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former

Corriene E. Glorioso; his mother, Rose Giammona of Baltimore; a brother, Vincent Giammona of Baltimore; two sisters, Bridgid Cusimano of Baltimore and Shirley Iacoboni of Lutherville; and many nieces and nephews.

Glenn H. McPherson

Systems engineer

Glenn Huber McPherson, a native of the Baltimore area and a systems engineer for a Reston, Va., computer company, died May 3 at Mercy Medical Center of complications of cancer.

Mr. McPherson, 30, had lived in Reston for eight years, working first for a Washington firm, Booz-Allen & Hamilton Inc., and for the past six years for DataFocus Inc.

DataFocus has established an annual award named for him to the employee who best exemplifies his principals of quality, service, innovation and concern for people.

Born in Glen Arm, he was a 1981 graduate of Loch Raven High School and a 1985 graduate of the Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Scott McPherson of Towson said he called his brother "the answer man" because he kept up with so many fields and could discuss them intelligently. He said Mr. McPherson could explain scientific matters in understandable language.

Mr. McPherson was enthusiastic about astronomy and shared that interest with relatives and friends.

Dr. McPherson remembered spending part of one night on the roof of their home looking at a lunar eclipse after Mr. McPherson pulled him out of bed to watch it with him.

Services were held May 7 at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum.

Other survivors include his parents, John and Shirley McPherson of Glen Arm; another brother, John McPherson Jr. of Baltimore; two sisters, Shirley Bridgeland of Butler and Lee McPherson of Reisterstown; five nieces; and three nephews.

John Gordon Allen

Aeronautical engineer

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