Carlton W. Gibbs Sr.Crown Cork retireeCarlton W. Gibbs...

January 18, 1995

Carlton W. Gibbs Sr.

Crown Cork retiree

Carlton W. Gibbs Sr., who was in charge of machine and plant operations for Crown Cork & Seal Co., died Saturday of Parkinson's disease at Meridian Nursing Center-Long Green. He was 84.

He retired in 1964 from the Highlandtown plant where he went to work in 1935 as a machinist. He then was director of the physical plant at St. Mary's Seminary and University School of Theological and Ecumenical Institute in Roland Park until he retired again in 1979.

The 40-year resident of Chilham Road in Mount Washington graduated from the Polytechnic Institute in 1929 and studied engineering at the Maryland Institute, College of Art and mechanical design at the Johns Hopkins University.

In 1933, he became a cadet at the Army Air Corps flying school at Randolph Field in Texas, and after graduation returned to Baltimore where he taught math and mechanical drawing at the Maryland Institute while also working for the Crown Cork & Seal Co.

Services were set for 11 a.m. today in the chapel of the Henry W. Jenkins Funeral Home, 4905 York Road, Baltimore.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, the former Frances Yeager; two sons, Robert L Gibbs and Carlton W. Gibbs Jr., both of Baltimore; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Parkinson's Disease Research, c/o Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Broadway, Baltimore 21205.

Fifi Reichhart, 74, a Towson florist for 31 years, died Jan. 10 of kidney failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

The Hampton resident and Baltimore native opened Plaza Florist in Towson Plaza Shopping Center, now Towson Town Center, in 1959. The store moved to the Shops at Kenilworth before her retirement in 1990.

Services were conducted Saturday. She is survived by her husband, Theodore Emil Reichhart; a son, Theodore E. Reichhart Jr. of Fallston; two daughters, Christina R. Strassner of Lutherville and Marina Reichhart-Erickson of Silver Spring; two sisters, Dottie Panos of Timonium and Helen Stavropoulos of Towson; a brother, Dino Stavropoulos of Baltimore; and eight grandchildren.

Paul H. Miller, 70, a retired plasterer and native of Hampstead , died Friday of a heart attack at his home in Auburn, W.Va.

Private services were held Saturday . Survivors include his wife of 47 years, the former June V. Hecker; a son, Kurtis R. Miller of Union Bridge; a sister, Mary Elaine Miller of Frederick; and two grandchildren.

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