Elma A. Glocker, 95, homemaker, bookkeeper Elma A...

February 16, 2002

Elma A. Glocker, 95, homemaker, bookkeeper

Elma A. Glocker, a homemaker and former bookkeeper, died in her sleep Sunday at her home in Henrietta, N.Y. She was 95.

Born Elma Caroline Amelia Appler in Baltimore, she was raised in Catonsville, where she graduated from high school in 1924. She also was a former resident of Glenelg and Howard Park.

In the 1920s, she worked as a bookkeeper for International Mercantile Marine Co., the holding company that owned the White Star Line steamship company.

In 1933, she married Edwin M. Glocker, a chemist for Davison Chemical Co. in Curtis Bay. After his death in 1989, she moved to Six Mile, S.C., and then to Henrietta.

Mrs. Glocker had studied at the Peabody Conservatory and was an accomplished pianist and vocalist.

She had been a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Baltimore.

A memorial service is planned for this spring in Baltimore, but details have not been announced.

Survivors include a son, David A. Glocker of Henrietta; a brother, Richard Appler of Roanoke, Va.; a sister, Cora Clark of Ellicott City; and three grandchildren. Her daughter, Jean G. Stillwell, died in 1994.

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