Gertrude Johnson, 79, food service worker

April 26, 1999

Gertrude Johnson, a food service worker, died Friday of cancer at her Glen Burnie home. She was 79.

She was a food service worker at Bay Hills Golf Club in Arnold, where she had been employed since 1984. Earlier, she was an office worker at automobile dealerships in Glen Burnie.

The former Gertrude Lambert was born in Clifton, N.J., and moved to the Brooklyn section of the city as a child. In 1937, she graduated from Seton High School.

Marriages to William J. Lloyd Sr. and Ellsworth Handschuh ended in divorce.

She was a communicant of St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church in Curtis Bay.

A memorial Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew By The Bay Roman Catholic Church, 701 College Parkway, Annapolis.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Earl L. Johnson Jr.; three sons, Edward L. Lloyd of Pasadena, William J. Lloyd of Severn and Mark E. Handschuh of Marriottsville; three daughters, Elizabeth A. Cusate and Deborah M. Smoot, both of Arnold, and Regina S. Grey of Baltimore; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 4/26/99

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