Elizabeth BassEconomic researcherElizabeth McCulloch...

June 04, 1994

Elizabeth Bass

Economic researcher

Elizabeth McCulloch Marbury Bass, a native of Baltimore and a retired economic researcher, died Tuesday of cancer at a hospital in Brattleboro, Vt. She was 63.

Having maintained a summer home in Marlboro, Vt., since 1966, she moved there full time 18 months ago after retiring from L. W. Financial Research in New York, where she had worked for 30 years.

In retirement, she was a consultant for the firm for which she studied national incomes in Eastern and Central Europe. In the 1950s, she studied the economies of Eastern European countries for Radio Free Europe. The former Elizabeth McCulloch Marbury was a 1948 graduate of the Roland Park Country School and a 1952 graduate of Smith College. The economics major was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and later earned a master's degree in Russian studies at Radcliffe College.

She was a real estate assessor for the town of Marlboro and a volunteer tax consultant. She was a member of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New York.

L An Episcopal memorial service was set for today in Marlboro.

She is survived by a daughter, Catharine Lundsted of Marlboro; a brother, Fendall Marbury of Annapolis; a sister, Jane Marbury Keggi of Appleton, Wis.; and a granddaughter.

Bernhart Peterson

Stationary engineer

Bernhart E. "Pete" Peterson, a retired stationary engineer for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., died Tuesday of heart failure at North Arundel Hospital. He was 67 and had lived in Glen Burnie for 35 years.

In 1986, he retired from the utility as a watch engineer -- in charge of a watch or shift -- after 31 years of service.

A native of Ludington, Mich., and a graduate of the high school there, he served in the Navy from 1943 until 1953 and first came to Baltimore while in the service.

Services were planned for 1 p.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave., S.W., Glen Burnie.

He is survived by his wife, the former Catherine Sparrow; three daughters, Marion Korb of Lansdowne, Sharon Hancock of Flora, Ind., and Karen Robison of Glen Burnie; his mother, Verina Petersen of Kewadin, Mich.; three brothers, Robert Peterson and Otto Petersen, both of Elk Rapids, Mich., and Thomas Petersen of Kewadin; a sister, Arlene Jahr of Elk Rapids; and eight grandchildren.

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