Twilah M. Wier, 83, commercial artist

March 04, 2003

Twilah M. Wier, a former commercial artist and homemaker, died of respiratory failure Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 83 and had been a Cockeysville resident for nearly 60 years.

Born Twilah Marguerite Elliott and raised in New York City, she was a 1940 graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art. During World War II, she was a commercial artist at the former Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River.

In 1940, she married John B. Wier Jr., who survives her.

In addition to being a homemaker, Mrs. Wier continued to work as a commercial artist for many years. She was also a founder of the Cockeysville-Timonium Neighborhood Association.

An avid lifelong swimmer, she was a member of the Beaver Dam Swim Club.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Lemmon Funeral Home, 10 W. Padonia Road, Timonium.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two sons, John B. Wier III of Pittsburgh and Elliott B. Wier of Cockeysville.

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