Anne R. Wilbur, 77, homemaker and sailor

November 19, 2005

Anne R. Wilbur, a homemaker and accomplished ocean sailor, died of complications from a stroke Wednesday at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. The longtime Gibson Island resident was 77.

Anne Endicott Rogers was born and raised in New York City, and was a 1946 graduate of the Farmington Country School in Virginia.

A resident of Gibson Island since 1953, Mrs. Wilbur was a former president of the Gibson Island Garden Club.

In addition to being an avid tennis player, Mrs. Wilbur enjoyed cruising the Chesapeake Bay with her husband.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at St. Christopher by the Sea, a nondenominational church, on Gibson Island.

Mrs. Wilbur is survived by her husband of 52 years, Leroy A. Wilbur Jr., a retired stockbroker; two sons, Lawrence A. Wilbur of Annapolis and Scott E. Wilbur of Towson; two brothers, Hubert Rogers of Baltimore and Walter Rogers of Melbourne, Fla.; a sister, Carol Rogers of Melbourne; and three grandchildren.

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