Mildred E. Werner, 93, operated antiques shopMildred E...

March 23, 1998

Mildred E. Werner, 93, operated antiques shop

Mildred E. Werner, who operated an antiques shop in Ellicott City, where she resided, died of heart failure Friday at St. Agnes Rehabilitation Center in Ellicott City. She was 93.

Mrs. Werner and her two daughters opened the Ellicott Country Store on Main Street in Ellicott City in 1962. She was still involved in the business at the time of her death.

The former Mildred Kilduff was born in East Baltimore and educated in city schools. In 1924, she married Carl W. Rehling Sr., who died in 1937. In 1956, she married George Werner, who died in 1965.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Stirling Ashton Funeral Home, 736 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville.

She is survived by a son, the Rev. Carl W. Rehling Jr. of Churchton; two daughters, Enalee Bounds of Ellicott City and Barbara Provenza of Cape Coral, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

George W. McBride Sr., 83, musician and comptroller

George W. McBride Sr., who played saxophone in the Washington Redskins Marching Band for 50 years, died Wednesday of cardiac arrest at home in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was 83 and a former resident of Towson and Lanham.

The Baltimore native was comptroller of the American Psychiatric Association from 1964 until 1982.

He served in the Army during World War II and earned a bachelor's degree from George Washington University in accounting and business management and graduate degrees in business.

Services are private. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, the former Julia Kelly; two sons, George W. McBride Jr. of Littleton, Colo., and John McBride of Castle Rock, Colo.; a daughter, Marianne Lenc of Colorado Springs; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Evelyn E. Kirby, 80, laboratory technician

Evelyn E. Kirby, a former Timonium resident and retired laboratory technician for the state of Maryland, died in her sleep Saturday at Rest Haven York, a nursing home in York, Pa. She was 80 and lived in Loganville, Pa.

The former Evelyn Ellis, who worked for the state from 1963 to 1981, was born in Hampden and graduated from city schools. She was married to the Alfred L. Kirby Sr. for many years. He predeceased her.

Plans for services for Mrs. Kirby, who collected and sold antiques, were incomplete.

She is survived by two sons, Alfred L. Kirby Jr. of Jarrettsville and David R. Kirby of Middletown, N.J.; four daughters, Patricia Ackman, Christine Hettleman and Suellyn Schaefer, all of Baltimore, and Joanne Herbert of Stuart, Fla.; a brother, Nelson Ellis of Baltimore; a sister, Doris Campus of Towson; and her companion of 18 years, William H. Toulson of Loganville.

Catherine L. Boston, 69, secretary, travel agent

Catherine Lazretta Boston, a former secretary and travel agent, died of cancer Friday at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. The former Pasadena resident, who was 69, had lived in Berlin since 1984.

The former Catherine L. Booth was born in Portsmouth, Va., and moved to Baltimore as a child. She graduated from Western High School in 1947 and the next year married Raymond V. Boston Jr., who died in 1993.

She was an active member of Severna Park Eastern Star Chapter No. 117, Manokin Eastern Star Chapter No. 109 and the Eastern Shore Shrine Angels.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Burbage Funeral Home, 108 William St., Berlin. She is survived by two sons, Roy M. Boston and Roger D. Boston, both of Berlin; a brother, Milton L. Booth of Pasadena; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Walter E. Donald Jr., 51, galvanizer

Walter E. Donald Jr., a galvanizer and Vietnam veteran, died of cancer Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 51 and a lifelong resident of Northwest Baltimore.

For the past 10 years, he was a galvanizer with Southern Galvanizing Co., where zinc is applied to iron or steel. He attended city schools and served in the Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969.

Mr. Donald, who was divorced, was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, 1601 Druid Hill Ave., where services will be held at 11 a.m. today.

He is survived by a son, Aaron Bell; a brother, John Donald; a sister, Sherry Stanton; and three aunts, Betty Green, Carrie Strange and Alice Jackson. All are of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 3/23/98

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