Myra Carter, 87, homemaker, private nurse
Myra Carter, a homemaker, died of heart failure Saturday at Bon Secours Hospital. The Baltimore resident was 87.
The former Myra Jackson was a native of Westmoreland County, Va., who moved to Baltimore in 1930. A homemaker most of her life, she was a private nurse from 1952 to 1956 and worked in the dietary department of the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn from 1965 to 1972.
In 1927, she married Joseph Wesley Carter, who died in 1963.
She belonged to the Eastern Star and Jolly Workers social organizations and enjoyed sewing, knitting and baseball.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Union Temple Baptist Church, 1100 W. North Ave.
She is survived by eight daughters, Estelle Dabney, Myra Jean McCoy, Barbara Peters, Madeline Clark, Naomi Bundy and Geraldine Powell, all of Baltimore, Josephine Alston of Alexandria, Va., and Alice Carter of New York City; 25 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.
Agnes M. Damico, 78, Parkville homemaker
Agnes M. Damico, a Parkville homemaker, died of undetermined causes Friday while visiting relatives in Charlottesville, Va. She was 78.
The former Agnes Thompson was born and raised near Charlottesville. She moved to Baltimore during World War II and worked as a nanny for an attorney.
In 1945, she married Vincent J. Damico Sr., a barber who died in 1986.
Mrs. Damico, a 50-year Parkville resident, was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary. She was a vegetable gardener and composed light, humorous verse.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Leonard J. Ruck funeral home, 5305 Harford Road.
She is survived by a son, Vincent J. Damico Jr. of Parkton; a daughter, Catherine Lucas of Whiteford; three brothers, Joe Thompson, Sam Thompson and Charlie Thompson, and two sisters, Margaret Lewis and Catherine Snoddy, all of Charlottesville; and two grandchildren.
Helen F. Hobart, 79, teacher, Catonsville native
Helen F. Hobart, a Catonsville native and former Baltimore County teacher, died of cancer April 30 at her Columbia home. She was 79.
She taught in the county school system in the early 1940s and then moved to Uniondale, N.Y. She returned to Maryland in 1990.
The former Helen Frey graduated from Catonsville High School in 1935, Western Maryland College in 1939 and earned a master's degree at the State University of New York in New Paltz in the 1950s.
She married Alexander C. Hobart in the 1940s. He died in 1988.
She was a past president of the Junior Woman's Club of Catonsville and a member of bird clubs in Maryland and in New York.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Glen Mar United Methodist Church, 8430 Glenmar Road, Ellicott City.
She is survived by a son, James Hobart, and a daughter, Jeanne Odermatt, both of Columbia; and three grandchildren.
Susie E. Murphy, 95, private-duty nurse
Susie E. Murphy, a longtime Baltimore resident and former private-duty nurse, died of heart failure Friday at Genesis Eldercare Center in Randallstown. She was 95.
She was a Red Cross volunteer during World War II and later a private-duty nurse. For most of her life, she lived in several Northwest Baltimore neighborhoods and, in the 1950s, organized a community association of Gwynns Falls Parkway residents.
The former Susie Murphy was born in South Boston, Va., and came to Baltimore as a child. In 1916, she married Ernest E. Murphy, who died in 1956.
Since 1952, she had been a member of Wayland Baptist Church, where services were held yesterday. She is survived by seven grandchildren.
Pub Date: 5/07/97