Estella M. Marshall, 82, managed school cafeteriasEstella...

April 07, 1999

Estella M. Marshall, 82, managed school cafeterias

Estella M. Marshall, who managed cafeterias in Baltimore public schools, died Saturday at Union Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was 82 and lived in Original Northwood.

She retired from the school system in 1981 after a 27-year career.

The former Estella Barry was born and raised in East Baltimore, and graduated from Douglass High School in 1933.

In 1939, she married Frank Marshall Jr., who died in 1970.

She was a lifelong member of Waters African Methodist Episcopal Church in East Baltimore, where she was president of the Lay Organization and chaired the Bereavement Committee. She founded the church's Food Pantry, which distributes food and clothing to the needy.

FOR THE RECORD - Correction Frances K. Baer: In an obituary for Frances K. Baer published in yesterday's editions of The Sun, the name of a survivor was inadvertently omitted. Mrs. Baer is also survived by another son, Richard P. Baer II of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

Services were set for noon today at Waters AME Church, 417 Aisquith St.

She is survived by a son, Frank J. Marshall of Baltimore; two daughters, Mary Marshall of Baltimore and Barbara Marshall of Somerville, Mass.; two brothers, James Barry and Lloyd Barry, and three sisters, Harryette Thompson, Agnes Wheeler and Vivian Smith, all of Baltimore; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Frances K. Baer, 84, homemaker

Frances K. Baer, a homemaker and former Baltimorean, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at a nursing home in Kill Devil Hills, N.C. She was 84 and had lived in Kill Devil Hills for many years.

Born and raised in Pikesville, the former Frances Kerns attended the Bryn Mawr School, Garrison Forest School and graduated from Chateau Brillantmont School in Switzerland.

In 1941, she married Richard Price Baer, a lumber executive, who died in 1981.

She was a member of the Colonial Dames of America.

Services at Druid Ridge Cemetery are private.

She is survived by a son, Arthur P. Baer of Montross, Va.; two daughters, Elizabeth Anne Baer of Claiborne and Priscilla R. Baer of Easton; a brother, John Seeger Kern of Roland Park; and seven grandchildren.

Bertha May Shenton, 101, Baltimore native

Bertha May Shenton died in her sleep March 31 at St. Elizabeth's Rehabilitation and Care Center in Towson. She was 101.

The former Bertha May Hiser, a Baltimore native, lived for many years on Brabant Road in West Baltimore.

She married William F. Shenton, an Archer Laundry accountant, in 1918; he died in 1968.

She was a communicant of St. Bartholomew's Church on Edmondson Avenue in Ten Hills.

Services for Mrs. Shenton were conducted Saturday.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Pub Date: 4/07/99

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