Harold F. Miller, 72, Postal Service supervisorHarold F...

September 18, 1996

Harold F. Miller, 72, Postal Service supervisor

Harold F. Miller, a retired U.S. Postal Service supervisor and volunteer, died Sept. 1 of complications of lymphoma at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 72 and lived in Rosedale.

The Parkville native was a 1940 graduate of Towson High School and earned a certificate in architectural drawing from Maryland Institute, College of Art. He was a Marine sergeant in the Pacific during World War II.

In 1986, he began volunteering at Franklin Square Hospital Center, where he put in more than 3,200 hours.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Sept. 4. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Marie Widitz; two sons, Tom Miller of Joppa and Glenn Miller of Street; four daughters, Beth Vogel of Perry Hall, Barbara Miller of Jacksonville, Fla., Terry Capp of McKees Rocks, Pa., and Paula Green of San Jose, Calif.; a niece; and eight grandchildren.

Linzell Patterson Sr., 51, longshoreman

Linzell Patterson Sr., 51, a Baltimore native and longshoreman, died of cancer Sept. 4 in San Francisco.

He worked for Schmidt's Bakery and Koppers Co. before moving to the West Coast in 1992.

He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Patterson of Baltimore; four sons, Linzell Jr., Shawn, Howard and Alfred Patterson, all of Baltimore; two daughters, Monunett Patterson of San Francisco and Marthetta Patterson of Baltimore; three brothers, Leon, Clifton and Skippy Patterson, all of Baltimore; two sisters, Evon Hopkins and Sonja Savage, both of Baltimore; and five grandchildren. His marriage to the former Tomicinia Hickles ended in divorce.

Plans for a memorial service were incomplete.

Richard F. Krebs, 58, quality-assurance specialist

Richard F. Krebs, a U.S. Department of Defense quality-assurance specialist, died Sept. 9 of complications from open-heart surgery at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 58 and lived in Catonsville.

The Baltimore native was a graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School. He served in the Navy and received the Purple Heart during the Lebanon crisis of the late 1950s. He was discharged in 1959.

He was a member of the Holy Name Society at St. William of York Roman Catholic Church, Cooks Lane and Edmondson Avenue, where a Mass of Christian burial was offered Monday.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Claire Schmidt; two sons, Alan M. Krebs of Catonsville and Christopher J. Krebs of Cameron, Mo.; a daughter, Michelle D. Giroux of Warwick, R.I.; a brother, Patrick M. Loftus of Bel Air; a sister, Jacolyn E. Burgess of Severna Park; and eight grandchildren.

Bernard F. Martin, 66, CSX trainmaster

Bernard F. Martin, 66, who as a CSX trainmaster was responsible for directing the railroad's trains through Baltimore, died Sept. 2 of lung cancer at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. He was a Towson resident.

The Baltimore native was a 1947 graduate of Calvert Hall College. He enlisted in the Army and served as a military policeman at the Nuremberg war crimes trials.

He was a volunteer at the B&O Museum, and his memberships included the Parkville American Legion post and the Ancient Order of the Hibernians.

He also was a member of RABO and Cheers, two railroad retirement organizations.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Sept. 5 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Towson, where he was a communicant.

He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret A. Thornton; two daughters, Colleen Martin-Lauer of Woodlawn and Melissa Anne Martin of Arbutus; a brother, E. Joseph Martin of Baltimore; and two sisters, M. Patricia Herr and Carole Ann Dean, both of Baltimore.

Anne G. Windebank, 62, secretary, Baltimore native

Anne G. Windebank, 62, a Baltimore native and retired secretary, died Aug. 29 of scleroderma at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Services for the former Anne Gabriel were held Saturday.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Windebank, whom she married in 1976; a brother, James Gabriel of Fenwick, Del.; and three sisters, Elizabeth Duklewski of Baltimore, Helen Kelly of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Esther O'Keefe of Eustis, Fla.

Pub Date: 9/18/96

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