Jacqueline Rivers, 49, customer service workerJacqueline...

November 24, 1995

Jacqueline Rivers, 49, customer service worker

Jacqueline Matthews Hurley Rivers, a longtime Rochester, N.Y., resident who moved last year Mrs. Riversto the Baltimore area, died Sunday of breast cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 49. The White Marsh resident was a customer service representative for IKEA in White Marsh for three months and for Citibank in Rochester for seven years.

The former Jacqueline Matthews Hurley grew up in Orange, N.J., and graduated from Barringer High School in Newark, N.J. She spent many summer vacations with her family in Baltimore.

She was a devoted mother who was known for her warmth and wit, said her husband of 27 years, Ronald L. Rivers. She loved entertaining with cookouts, making people laugh and playing Trivial Pursuit, he said.

A memorial service is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today at March Funeral Home, 4300 Wabash Ave. Another service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Baptist Church in Rochester.

In addition to her husband, survivors include three daughters, Melissa Ann of Rochester, Mishelle of White Marsh and Melissa Denise of Newark; two sons, Ronald Jr. of East Orange, N.J., and Dorian of Nashville, Tenn.; a sister, Leslie Anne Thomas of Orange; and five grandchildren. Robert Eugene Dorsey Sr., a retired route examiner for the U.S. Postal Service, died of cancer Sunday at his home in Baltimore. He was 76.

Mr. Dorsey, who retired in 1974 after 35 years with the Postal Service, worked as a mail carrier before being promoted to superintendent and then route examiner.

He began his career in government service with the Social Security Administration after being discharged from the Army in 1945.

After retiring, he worked as a tax consultant and volunteered with the American Association of Retired Persons' tax service.

He was born and raised in Baltimore and graduated from Douglass High School in 1937. He attended Coppin State Teachers College before being drafted in 1941.

He was an avid reader and wrote short stories and poetry. His work appeared frequently in newspapers and magazines, including NightLifer and City Paper.

Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today at St. Peter Claver Roman Catholic Church, 1546 N. Fremont Ave., where Mr. Dorsey was a certified Eucharistic minister.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Lavinia Taylor; five sons, William Dorsey, Robert Dorsey Jr., Paul Dorsey, Charles Dorsey and Thomas Dorsey; two daughters, Patricia Smith and Diane Dorsey; a sister, Alberta D. Briggs; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Lucile F. Hamner, 79, art teacher

Lucile F. Hamner, who taught art in Anne Arundel County schools and was active in the cultural life of Annapolis, died Sunday of complications of pneumonia at a hospital in Lynchburg, Va. She was 79.

The longtime Sherwood Forest resident had lived in a Lynchburg nursing home since 1981. She taught art in elementary schools and at Annapolis High School from 1956 to 1971.

"A talented artist, she worked in many mediums, including oils, watercolors and charcoal," said a daughter, Edwina Hamner Wilkinson of Sherwood Forest.

In 1971, she received the Severn River Trophy in recognition of her service to the Sherwood Forest community.

She was a founding member of the Annapolis Fine Arts Festival (( and was an active communicant of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis.

Born and raised in Caroline County, Va., the former Lucile Fox attended the College of William and Mary, Randolph-Macon Woman's College and the University of Maryland.

In 1940, she married Samuel Garland Hamner, a naval administrative officer at the Pentagon. He died in 1971.

She is survived by a son, Samuel Garland Hamner III of Baltimore; two other daughters, Sarah Hamner Hosford of Woodbine and Helen Harrison Hamner of Anchorage, Alaska; a brother, C. Richard Moorman of Lynchburg; two sisters, Helen Fox Hawkins of Lynchburg and Edwina Fox Hahn of Coral Gables, Fla.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services are scheduled for 3 p.m. tomorrow at Spring Hill Cemetery in Lynchburg.

Memorial donations may be made to the Sherwood Forest Endowment Fund, Sherwood Forest 21405.

Jeannie Druck Riebling, 32, musician

Jeannie Dianne Druck Riebling, a self-employed musician, died of a stroke Monday at her home in White Marsh. She was 32.

Born in York, Pa., Mrs. Druck Riebling graduated from Dallastown Area High School in 1981. She received a bachelor's degree in art education from Kutztown University in 1985.

Mrs. Druck Riebling played with the Wretched Outcasts, a Baltimore band.

While in high school, she was a member of the field hockey and track teams. She ran the Gettysburg marathon at age 15.

Services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Salem Lutheran Church, 99 York Road, Jacobus, Pa. Memorial contributions are suggested for the completion of Jeannie Riebling's Life Work in Music, c/o Mr. and Mrs. George T. Druck, 2950 Ironstone Hill Road, York, Pa. 17403.

She is survived by her husband of two years, Loren D. Riebling; her parents, Linda A. and George T. Druck of York; three brothers, Tedd B. Druck of New Freedom, Pa., Jeffrey S. Druck of Red Lion, Pa., and Anthony W. Druck of York Township, Pa.; and her grandparents, Benjamin E. and Hazel K. Druck of York Township.

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