Ruth Haschert Roulette: The obituary for Ruth Haschert...

June 17, 1996

Ruth Haschert Roulette: The obituary for Ruth Haschert Roulette of Tilghman in Talbot County that appeared in yesterday's editions of The Sun contained an incorrect date for a memorial service. The service will be at noon June 26 at Tilghman United Methodist Church.

The Sun regrets the error.

Ruth Haschert Roulette, 68, delicatessen owner

Ruth Haschert Roulette, 68, a Baltimore native and former owner of an Eastern Shore deli, died Thursday at her home in Tilghman after a long battle with bone cancer.

She had owned Killey's Deli and Cheese Shop at Talbottown in Easton from 1983 to 1988.

She was a former member of the Easton Business and Professional Women, the Talbot Hospice Foundation Inc. and the Talbot County Republican Women's Club.


A memorial service will be held at noon Wednesday at Tilghman United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, William; two sons, Carl G. Huff of South Bend, Ind., and Cary C. Huff of Easton; a daughter, Susan E. Kemp of St. Michaels; a brother, C. Walter Haschert Jr. of Westminster.

Alethia L. McCrimmon, 73, funeral home owner

Alethia Leola McCrimmon, the owner of a West Baltimore funeral establishment, died Thursday of cancer at the Northwest Hospital Center in Baltimore County. The Randallstown resident was 73.

She was born Alethia Scott in Sumter, S.C., and moved to Baltimore in 1939. She worked at several odd jobs before enrolling at Atlanta University in 1943. She graduated two years later with a mortician's degree and returned to Baltimore.

In 1954, she founded the Alethia L. McCrimmon Memorial Chapel and Gardens in the 2300 block of W. North Ave.

In 1944, she married Fred McCrimmon, who died in 1974.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Christian Community Church of God, 2701 W. Baltimore St.

Survivors include a daughter, Penny McCrimmon of Randallstown; a brother, Frank Scott Jr. of Columbia, S.C.; two sisters, Progell Green and Vertell Gantt, both of Baltimore; and a grandson.

August J. DiEmidio Jr., 50, city public works employee

August J. "Augie" DiEmidio Jr., a longtime employee of the Baltimore Department of Public Works and the operator of a sausage stand at Broadway Market, died Tuesday of a heart attack at his city office. He was 50.

He began his career in the public works agency in 1974 as a manager analyst. He became chief of contract administration in 1993.

Born and raised in Baltimore, he graduated from Mount St. Joseph High School in 1964 and earned a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Baltimore in 1969. His first job after college was at Baltimore and Ohio Railway Co. in Cumberland.

He is survived by his mother, Jennie DiEmidio; three sisters, Lucille Bielut, Susanna Muscedere and Mary Ann DiEmidio, all of Baltimore; and four nieces and nephews.

A Mass of resurrection was held Saturday.

Thomas W. Ross, 58, firefighter, security guard

Thomas W. Ross, a retired Baltimore City firefighter and museum security guard, died Thursday of pneumonia at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 58 and a lifelong resident of Hampden.

He retired in 1985 from Engine Co. No. 21 at Roland and Union avenues, where he had worked for 20 years. From 1986 until two years ago, he was a security guard at Baltimore Museum of Art.

He attended city schools and earned his General Educational Development diploma while serving as an Air Force enlisted man from 1955 to 1964.

Plans for a memorial service are incomplete.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, the former Eileen Saterlie of Towson; three sons, Thomas W. Magaha-Ross of Cockeysville, Steven J. Ross of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Paul G. Fogle of Hampden; a daughter, Susan E. White of Hampden; and three grandchildren.

Charles D. Andrews, 63, A&P supervisor

Charles D. "Bud" Andrews, 63, a retired supervisor for A&P Food Stores in Baltimore, died of unknown causes Friday at his home in Mount Solon, Va.

He had worked for A&P for 44 years and retired in 1995 and returned to Augusta County, Va., where he was born.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today in Bridgewater, Va.

Survivors include his wife, Elsa J. Erichsen Andrews; a son, Eric J. Andrews; two daughters, Diane R. Andrews and Valerie D. Burns; a sister, Thelma Brown; and a brother, Theodore C. Quatman, all of Baltimore; a companion, Lee Valentine of Mount Solon; and two grandchildren.

Pub Date: 6/17/96

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