Mary L. Kasik, 76, homemaker, volunteerMary L. Kasik, a...

October 01, 1997

Mary L. Kasik, 76, homemaker, volunteer

Mary L. Kasik, a homemaker who was active in church affairs, died of cancer Saturday at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. She was 76 and a resident of Oak Crest Village retirement community in Parkville.

The longtime Parkville resident was a communicant of St. Ursula Roman Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

She also had volunteered at Mercy Medical Center and had been a member of the mothers' clubs at Loyola Blakefield and Maryvale Preparatory School for Girls. The former Mary Leech was born and raised in Ten Hills and was a 1939 graduate of Mount St. Agnes High School. She graduated from Strayer's Business College in 1941 and worked for Safe Deposit and Trust Co. until her 1946 marriage to Dr. Frank T. Kasik Jr.

Mrs. Kasik was an avid bridge player and enjoyed taking cruises.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Ursula Church, 8801 Harford Road.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Frank T. Kasik III of Pulaski, Va., and John J. Kasik of Charlotte, N.C.; three daughters, Kathleen K. Jennings of Glencoe, Margaret "Peggy" Forrester of Baltimore and Carol Curry of Rodgers Forge; two brothers, Edward Leech of Catonsville and William Leech of Columbia; and 14 grandchildren.

Evelyn M. Miller, 82, longtime churchwoman

Evelyn M. Miller, a churchwoman who was a longtime member of Fulton Baptist Church in West Baltimore, died of cancer Saturday at her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 82.

Mrs. Miller, who sang in the Gospel Choir at Fulton Baptist, had been a member of the church since moving to Baltimore from her native Bucksport, S.C., in 1950.

The former Evelyn Marshall, who graduated from high school in Bucksport, married Samuel Miller in 1938. He died in 1981.

Mrs. Miller enjoyed entertaining her family and gardening.

Services will be held at 7: 30 p.m. today at Fulton Baptist, 1630 W. North Ave.

She is survived by two sons, John Miller and Willie Marshall, and two daughters, Jeanette Johnson and Margaret Scott, all of Baltimore; two brothers, Rufus Marshall of Baltimore and Robert Marshall of Bucksport; six sisters, Viola Kearson, Rosella Whitfield and Fannie Mae Samuel, all of Baltimore, Albertha Morrow and Elher McCray, both of Springfield, Mass., and Flora Frazier of Bucksport; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 10/01/97

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