Joyce Rae Rolle, 49, psychiatric nurse
Joyce Rae Rolle, a retired psychiatric nurse, died of cancer RTC Sunday at her Westminster home. She was 49.
Mrs. Rolle worked at Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville for 13 years and retired in 1995.
The former Joyce Durbin, a Cumberland native, received a nursing degree from Catonsville Community College in 1985.
In 1968 she married Carl E. Winebrenner. They divorced in 1980, and that year she married Raymond G. Rolle Jr.
She was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church, 23 North Court St. in Westminster, where services will be held at 11 a.m. today.
In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, Dr. R. Todd Winebrenner, and a daughter, Carla R. Meinecke, both of Westminster; her parents, James and Hilda Root; and a brother, James W. Root, all of Cumberland; and a granddaughter.
Dorethea Hyatt, 62, Meals on Wheels cook
Dorethea Hyatt, a former cook for Meals On Wheels in Howard County, died of pneumonia Friday at Deaton Specialty Hospital and Home Inc. in Baltimore. The Columbia resident was She was born Dorethea Thomas in Baltimore, moved to Howard County in the late 1940s and graduated from Howard High School in the early 1950s.
She was a cook for Meals On Wheels, which delivers meals to the elderly and the disabled, from the early 1970s until 1985. Then she went to work at a Bradlee's store in Columbia. She retired in 1987.
She married Leonard Hyatt in 1970. He died in 1979.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. today at Nutter Funeral Home, 2501 Gwynns Falls Parkway in Baltimore.
She is survived by three sisters, Elizabeth Parsons and Helena Bolar, both of Baltimore, and Elaine Fenderson of Woodlawn.
Clarence A. Better, 75, ran home improvement business
Clarence A. Better, who operated a one-man home improvement business, died of cancer Saturday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Baltimore. He was 75 and lived in Northwest Baltimore.
Mr. Better retired last year after spending most of his life as a home improvement contractor. He also had operated a one-man landscaping business.
He served in the Marines from 1944 to 1946.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Pius V Roman Catholic Church, Schroeder Street and Edmondson Avenue.
Survivors include his wife, the former Julia Parker, whom he married in 1941; two daughters, Frances Gordon and Joyce Better, both of Baltimore; a brother, Reuben Better of Baltimore; four grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pub Date: 5/22/97