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Alexis E. Coghill
infant, of Finksburg
Alexis E. Coghill, infant, of Finksburg, died suddenly Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. 
Born Jan. 28, 1999, at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, she was the daughter of Scott and Monica Hartwig Coghill of Finksburg. 
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are sister Madeline Naill-Coghill of Finksburg; paternal grandparents Leslie and Mary Coghill of Finksburg; and maternal grandparents James and Leslie Reynolds of Owings Mills. 
A graveside committal was held Feb. 1 at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Hampstead. Dr. Joe Traynham of Reisterstown Baptist Church, officiated.

Anita W. Hill
75, of Mt. Airy
Anita Whitfield Hill, 75, of Mt. Airy, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999. 
Born Oct. 3, 1923, in Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Dan and Cora McWilliams Whitfield. She was the wife of Gail B. Hill, his wife of nearly 47 years. 
She was an active member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Mt. Airy, and was a former member of Colesville United Methodist Church, Silver Spring, where she had taught Sunday school. 
Prior to retirement, she was employed as a sales clerk for Bloomingdale's Department Store in White Flint. In her spare time, she enjoyed sewing, quilting, and hand crafts. 
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are daughter and son-in-law Gail Ann and Ronald E. Costello of Mt. Airy; daughter Janice E. Hill of Germantown; sisters Norma Hamilton of Salisbury, Lois O. Justice of Mosheim, Tenn., M. Katholene Johnson of Overland Park, Kan., and J. Evolene Whitfield of Bethesda; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Calvary United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main St., Mt. Airy, with the Revs. Carol C. and Dennis E. Yocum officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick. 
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 E. Ridgeville Blvd., Mt. Airy. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main St., Mt. Airy, MD 21771. 

John T. Kent Sr.
41, of near Mt. Pleasant
John Thomas Kent Sr., 41, of near Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, at his residence. 
Born Jan. 24, 1958, in Waco, Texas, he was the son of Alveree Harring Kent of Mansfield, La., and the late Waynas Kent. He was the husband of Tracy Brehm Kent, his wife of three years. 
He was a service technician with Home-Paramount Pest Control of Frederick. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife and mother, are daughter Alexandra E. Kent, at home; sons John T. Jr. and Joshua N. Kent, both at home; sisters Anna Scott of Venus, Texas, Janell Carnahan of Waco, Texas, Linda Windham of Mansfield; and brother Donald Kent of Mansfield. 
He was predeceased by brother Gary Kent. 
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Marshall Street Chapel, Shreveport, La. Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery, Blanchard, La. 
There will be no local visitation or service. 
The family requests contributions be made to a fund for the Kent children, c/o Jerry and Linda Koons, 10182 Winston Drive, Frederick, MD 21701. 
Hartzler Funeral Home, Libertytown, is in charge of local arrangements. 

Donald J. Strednak
72, of Hanover, Pa.
Donald J. Strednak, 72, of Hanover, Pa., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at Hanover General Hospital, Hanover, Pa. 
Born Jan. 26, 1927, in Barberton, Ohio, he was the son of the late Andrew and Anna Gazdik Strednak. He was the husband of Ruth Roberts Strednak. 
He was employed for over 45 years as a machinist. He was employed with Black & Decker for 25 years and with Cooper Industry in Westminster for the past 13 years. He was a member of the Thursday Night Mixed League at South Hanover Bowling Lanes, and he coached Pee Wee football for more than 20 years in Northfield, Ohio. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Ruth Ann Richardson of Columbus, N.C., Donald Glenn Strednak of San Luis Obispo, Calif., Debra Gail Gilbert of Tampa, Fla., and Jon Strednak of Valencia, Calif.; sisters Anna McCullough of Barberton, Ohio, and Elizabeth Turner of Akron, Ohio; and four grandchildren. 
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton, Ohio, with the Rev. Ted Banter officiating. Interment will be in Lakewood Cemetery, Akron, Ohio. 
There will be a public viewing today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Wetzel Funeral Home, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, Pa. 
Friends may also call Thursday evening at the Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home. 
Wetzel Funeral Home Inc., Hanover, Pa., is in charge of local arrangements. 

Clyde W. `Bill' Topper
66, of Rocky Ridge
Clyde William ``Bill'' Topper, 66, of Rocky Ridge, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick. 
Born Aug. 4, 1932, in Emmitsburg, he was the son of the late Jacob John and Helen Myers Topper. He was the husband of Rae Harbaugh Topper, his wife of 44 years. 
He was a member of St. Anthony's Shrine Parish, Emmitsburg. He was a truck driver for McDermitt Inc. of Gettysburg, Pa. for 35 years. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children and their spouses Deborah A. and Jerry Keeney of Taneytown, Teresa L. Leister of Westminster, Catherine M. and Robert Glass of Hanover, Pa., Mary H. and Kenneth Reed of Gettysburg, Jacob W. and Brenda Topper of Fairfield, Pa., Joseph I. Topper of Rocky Ridge, Karen G. and Rusty Topper of Rocky Ridge, and Jay A. Topper of Rocky Ridge; siblings Becky Topper and Josephine Krietz, both of Emmitsburg, David Topper of Orrtanna, Pa., Annie Little of Thurmont, Betty Kaas of Emmitsburg, Geraldine Sites of Fairfield, Tim Topper of Gaithersburg, John Topper of Emmitsburg, and Lucille Jackson of Virginia; and 15 grandchildren. 
He was predeceased by brothers Charles, Paul, Russell and Theodore Topper. 
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's Shrine Parish, with his pastor, the Rev. Leo R. Tittler as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Anthony's Shrine Cemetery, Emmitsburg. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Skiles Funeral Home, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg, where a Christian wake service will be held at 8 p.m. 
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony's Shrine Parish, 16150 St. Anthony's Road, Emmitsburg, MD 21727. 

Matilda C. Emge
95, of Finksburg
Matilda C. Schuessler Emge, 95, of Finksburg, formerly of Baltimore, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999.
Born in Baltimore, she was the wife of the late Frederick Emge. 
Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Ethel and Phil Tilden of Finksburg; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. 
She was predeceased by a daughter, Clara Markel-Crist. 
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. Interment will be in Moreland Memorial Park. 
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and Wednesday at John C. Miller Funeral Home, 6415 Belair Road, Baltimore. A Christian wake service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 3006 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD 21048. 

William Ginter Jr.
80, of Owings Mills
William Ginter Jr., 80, of Owings Mills, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at Northwest Hospital Center, Randallstown, after an extended illness. 
Born April 20, 1919, in Michigan, he was the son of the late William A. and Myrtle Parson Ginter. He was the husband of Maria Kruschinski Ginter. 
He was retired from the old Pennsylvania Railroad, now Conrail, after many years as an engineer. He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughter Sandra J. Sales of Baltimore; son Robert A. Ginter of Eldersburg; five sisters; one brother; and two grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, with the Rev. Frank Trotter of Reisterstown United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Finksburg. 
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Neva F. Isennock
81, of Westminster
Neva Frances Isennock, 81, of Westminster, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at Carroll County General Hospital. 
Born Aug. 11, 1918, in High Point, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Richardson and Mollie R. Poole. She was the wife of the late Maurice W. Isennock. 
Prior to retirement, she had been an inspector for Western Electric. 
Surviving are sons Maurice W. Isennock Jr. and Robert C. Isennock, both of Westminster; and two grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday at Eline Funeral Home, 11824 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown, with the Rev. Doug Hoffman officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Finksburg. 
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Jack E. Masimore
62, of Manchester
Jack Edward Masimore, 62, of Manchester, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999, at his home. 
Born June 30, 1937, in Hampstead, he was the son of the late Chester and Evelyn Leppo Masimore. He was the husband of Pat Burk Masimore. 
He retired after 42 years from Schindler Corp. as an elevator technician. He was a member of Lebanon 175 AF&AM, past master three times and past grand inspector, Lebanon Chapter 108, Scottish Rite 32 Degrees, Boumi Temple, Western Maryland Shrine Club. He was Maryland Master Mason of the Year in 1998. He enjoyed camping and traveling. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are brother James H. Masimore Sr. of Hampstead; sister Helen Bresnick of Baltimore; and half-sister Francis Armacost of Hampstead. 
He was predeceased by brother Arthur Masimore; sister Bertie Simpers; half-brother Kenneth Masimore; and half-sister Dorothy Hollingsworth. 
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead, with the Rev. David Sulcer officiating. Interment will be in New Lutheran Cemetery, Manchester. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Westminster Church of God, c/o Building Fund, Md. 27 and Lucabaugh Mill Road, Westminster, MD 21157. 

Norman R. Rager Sr.
84, of New Oxford, Pa.
Norman R. Rager Sr., 84, of New Oxford, Pa., died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at Hanover Hospital, Hanover, Pa. 
Born April 30, 1915, in Gettysburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles and Emma Moser Rager. He was the husband of Winifred M. Groft Rager. 
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Immaculate Conception Church. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters Elaine M. Sproch of Plantation, Fla., Loretta A. Koontz of Chantilly, Va.; sons Ronald C. Rager of Riverview, Fla., Rodney L. Rager of Glen Rock, Pa., Norman R. Rager Jr. of Brodbecks, Pa., Dennis R. Rager of Hanover, Pa., and Randy E. Rager of Westminster; sisters Catherine Swope of Gettysburg, Pa., and Ardella Palmieri of Pittsburgh; 22 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. 
He was predeceased by a daughter, Norma R. Rager. 
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 106 Carlisle St., New Oxford, Pa., with his pastor, the Rev. Francis J. Hudak, as celebrant. Interment will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens, York, Pa. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Feiser Funeral Home, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, Pa., where a prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. 

Rosalie A.M. Roberts
97, of Westminster
Rosalie Anna Marie Roberts, 97, of Westminster, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at the Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. 
Born Jan. 30, 1902, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late John Christian and A. Hagedorn. She was the wife of Lloyd Roberts, who died in 1982. 
She was a homemaker most of her life and a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Westminster. 
Surviving are three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
She was predeceased by daughter Elaine Augusta Giles who died in 1987 and sister Augusta J. Kunze. 
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster, with the Rev. L. Stanley Whitson officiating. Interment will be in Parkwood Cemetery, Baltimore. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate, Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058-5216. 

Richard W. Shearer Sr.
56, of Hanover, Pa.
Richard W. Shearer Sr., 56, of Hanover, Pa., died Sunday evening, Oct. 31, 1999, at his residence, after a brief bout with lung cancer. 
Born Feb. 24, 1943, in Hanover, Pa., he was the son of Walter J. Shearer of Thomasville, Pa., and the late Selena E. Menges Shearer. He was the husband of Anna L. Warner Shearer, his wife of 21 years. 
He was a 1960 graduate of Spring Grove High School. He was employed by Carroll County as a deputy sheriff and correctional officer until his illness. Prior to that, he was a life insurance salesman for 16 years, a police officer in Penn Township for five years, and a constable and deputy sheriff in York County for six years. 
He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hanover, Pa.; the BPOE 763 of Hanover, Pa.; the Jefferson Rifle Club; and a past president of Hanover Gettysburg Association of Life Underwriters. 
Surviving, in addition to his father and wife, are sons Richard W. Shearer Jr. of Thomasville, Pa., Duane P. Shearer of Red Lion, Pa., and Shawn M. Shearer of Spring Grove, Pa.; daughter Jodie M. Senft of Dover, Pa.; step-daughter Julie A. Hughes of Hanover, Pa.; sister Norma Jean Stambaugh of Spring Grove, Pa.; three granddaughters; and seven grandsons. 
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 127 York St., Hanover, Pa. , with his pastor, the Rev. Douglas E. Johnson and intern pastor, Stephanie Eichhorst, officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's (Dubs) Lutheran and Reformed Church Cemetery, Hanover, Pa. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Kenworthy Funeral Home Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, Pa. and from 9 a.m. Thursday until time of service at the church. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice, 1712 W. Market St., York, Pa. 17404, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 127 York St., Hanover, Pa. 17331 or the American Lung Association, South Central PA., 488 W. Market St., York, Pa. 17404. 

Harry V. Stipe Sr.
82, of Damascus
Harry V. Stipe Sr., 82, of Damascus, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999, at his home. 
Born July 25, 1917, in Wadesville, Va., he was the son of the late Henry Francis and Anna Blanche Fox Stipe. He was the husband of Eleanor Oliver Stipe, his wife of 57 years. 
In 1939, he earned a double degree in physical education and history from Shepherd College, where he was a member of Theta Sigma Chi fraternity. He then earned a master's degree in physical education from the University of West Virginia. In 1993, he was inducted into the Shepherd College Athletic Hall of Fame. 
Before moving to Damascus in 1941, he spent two years as a principal in Virginia. He moved to Damascus to take a teaching job at Damascus High School, where he spent 33 years as teacher, coach and principal before retiring in 1974. As basketball coach, he led the high school team to its only state championship win in 1949. The Harry V. Stipe Scholar Athlete Award at Damascus High School is named in his honor. He was one of the first certified driver's education teachers in the state. 
He was involved in numerous civic activities. During World War II, he served as a Minuteman in the Damascus Civil Air Defense Patrol. He was a founding member of the Damascus volunteer fire department and charter member and former secretary of the Damascus Lions Club. He was a member of Damascus United Methodist Church. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughter Harriet Stipe Bush of Scottsdale, Ariz.; son George O. Stipe of Woodsboro; sister Elizabeth Neel of Martinsburg; numerous nieces and nephews; and three grandchildren. 
He was predeceased by son Harry V. Stipe Jr.; and three sisters. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Damascus United Methodist Church, 9700 New Church St., Damascus, with his pastors, the Revs. Walter Edmonds and Harry Cole, officiating. Interment will be in Damascus Methodist Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Olin L. Molesworth Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harry V. Stipe Scholar Athlete Award, Damascus High School, 25921 Ridge Road, Damascus, MD 20872. 

Linwood C. Warrington
80, of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.
Linwood Calvin Warrington, 80, of Shenandoah Junction, W. Va., formerly of Winfield, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at the Veterans Administration, Martinsburg, W. Va. 
Born March 22, 1919, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Walter Edward and Amelia Maier Warrington. He was the husband of Jessie Mabe Warrington. 
He had served in the Army during World War II. He was the owner and operator of the former Winfield Market. Prior to his operating the market, he had worked for the Cities Service Oil Corp., Westminster. He was a member of the Moreville Farm VFW Post 467, Westminster. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sons Linwood C. Warrington Jr. of Frederick, William E. Warrington of Salt Lake City, and William T. Giles III of York, Pa.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson. 
He was predeceased by daughter Martha E. Ault; and one grandson. 
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville, with the Rev. John Morrill officiating. Interment will be in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens, Marriottsville. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Mary S. Zeltman
81, of Westminster
Mary Sophia Zeltman, 81, of Westminster, formerly of Sykesville, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at Carroll Lutheran Village, Westminster. 
Born July 3, 1918, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Teresa Weintrett Kennedy. She was the wife of the late Irvin Zeltman. 
She had been a homemaker for most of her life. 
Surviving are son and daughter-in-law Robert and Joyce Zeltman of Hanover, Md.; and four grandchildren. 
She was predeceased by daughter Joan Zeltman Wagner. 
A funeral liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Liberty Road, Eldersburg, with the Rev. Paul Reich as celebrant. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Park, Sykesville. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and Wednesday at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.

Charles A. Della Jr. 
59, of Westminster
Charles A. Della Jr., 59, of Westminster, died Monday, Oct. 6, 1997, at his home. 
Born Oct. 21, 1937, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Charles A. Sr. and Anna Bormurth Della. He was the husband of Alice L. Burns Della. 
He worked as a machinist foreman for ASC Corp. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Greenmount United Methodist Church, Carroll Promenaders, Keystone Free Staters and Larlin Round Dance Club. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are son Mark A. Della of Westminster; daughter Kimberly L. Mackie of Spring Grove, Pa.; sister Nancy Elkins of Pasadena, Calif.; brother James E. Della of Modesto, Calif.; and three grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead, with the Rev. Philip Tocknell officiating. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Greenmount United Methodist Church, 2001 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, Md. 21074; to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 824, Westminster, Md. 21158; or to Carroll Hospice, 95 Carroll St., Westminster, Md. 21157. 

Richard W. Duble 
77, of Thurmont
Richard William Duble, 77, of Thurmont, died Monday, Oct. 6, 1997, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick. 
Born Oct. 7, 1919, in Graceham, he was the son of the late John Wesley and Anna Grace Stambaugh Duble. He was the husband of Pauline Guyton Rice Duble, whom he married March 30, 1941. 
He was a lifelong member of Mt. Tabor United Church of Christ, Rocky Ridge and served on the Rocky Ridge Park Board. He farmed in Graceham until 1966 and then was employed at Southern States in Woodsboro until retiring in 1978. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are son and daughter-in-law Gerald Richard and Lois Duble of New Windsor; two grandsons, four great-grandsons, a niece and a nephew. 
He was predeceased by brother John Duble, who died Dec. 31, 1986. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Tabor United Church of Christ, Longs Mill Road, Rocky Ridge, with his pastor, the Rev. Rosemary McCombs-Maxey, and the Rev. Donald Stine officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Thurmont Funeral Home of Robert E. Dailey & Sons, 615 E. Main St. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church Thursday. 
Memorial contributions may be made, in his name, to Mt. Tabor Cemetery Fund, c/o Franklin Stambaugh, 9901 Longs Mill Road, Rocky Ridge, Md. 21778. 

Sterling L. Flickinger 
68, of Westminster
Sterling L. Flickinger, 68, of Westminster, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1997, at Carroll County General Hospital. 
Born July 31, 1929, in Carroll County, he was the son of the late Burnette and Mary Grace Leister Flickinger. He was the husband of Nancy Markle Flickinger, his wife of 48 years. 
He was a 1946 graduate of Westminster High School. He was retired from 3M of Westminster. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughter Ronni Flickinger of Taneytown; brother John C. Flickinger of Westminster; sister Helen Cassell of Westminster; and a grandson. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown, Pa., with the Rev. H. Lee Brumback II officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run. 
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Lutheran Church, Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Md. 21158. 

Catherine G. Goodman 
93, of Sykesville
Catherine G. Goodman, 93, of Sykesville, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1997, at Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. 
Born Nov. 17, 1903, in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late James and Hattie Tomlin Childs. She was the wife of the late Chauncey P. Goodman. 
She had been a machinist with Mt. Vernon Cotton Mills and a supply clerk at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. 
She is survived by sons James Perry Goodman of Baltimore and Kenneth Chauncey Goodman of Finksburg; daughters Beverly Jean Harris of Towson, Catherine Maybelle Baxter of Massachusetts and Louise Aversa of Rosedale; sisters Mary Schildt and Virginia Heathcoat, both of Baltimore; 19 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, Md. 32, near Sykesville, with the Rev. Jeff Odom officiating. Interment will be in Meadowridge Memorial Park, Elkridge. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Daniel `Dan' R. Harrison 
20, of Westminster
Daniel ``Dan'' Ryan Harrison, 20, of Westminster, died Monday, Oct. 6, 1997, at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 
Born Feb. 4, 1977, in Reisterstown, he was the son of Warren Lee Harrison of Westminster and Joyce Whalen of Junction City, Kan. 
He was a 1995 graduate of Westminster High School and previously attended school in Junction City, Kan. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Reisterstown and of Deca, where he placed first-place in the state in advertising his junior year and second-place his senior year. He enjoyed tennis, baseball and fishing. He was employed with Fidelity 1st in Columbia as a loan officer. 
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are stepmother Cindy Harrison of Westminster; stepfather Larry Whalen of Junction City, Kan.; sister Sarah Kate Harrison of Westminster; devoted friend Tara Lyn Hanley of Westminster; maternal grandparents Albert and Marguerite Jackson of Phoenix; great-grandfather Walter Kloetzli of Phoenix; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 109 Main St., Resiterstown, with his pastor, the Rev. Timothy Feaser, assisted by Joe Duke, officiating. 
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and Thursday at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Westminster High School, 1225 Washington Road, Westminster, Md. 21157 for a scholarship fund to be announced at a later date. 

Crystal J. Pereira 
62, of Berkeley Spring, W.Va.
Crystal June Pereira, 62, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Monday, Oct. 6, 1997, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va. 
Born May 10, 1935, in Colorado, she was the daughter of the late Henry B. and Iva Allspough Durfee. 
She is survived by son Joe Pereira of Eldersburg; daughters Rose Ann Parker of Eldersburg and Linda Fyler of Monmouth, Maine; brother Joe Durfee of Molalla, Ore.; sisters Retta Garner of Madras, Ore., and Retha Wilcox of Delta, Colo.; devoted friend Overton Harlow of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; and two grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, Md. 32, Sykesville, with the Rev. James Rousey officiating. Interment will be in Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Marriottsville. 
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Sophia K. Reott 
100, of Westminster
Sophia K. Reott, 100, of Westminster, died Monday, Oct. 6, 1997, at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center. 
Born Nov. 5, 1896, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Etzel Schneider. She was the wife of the late Clayton H. Reott Sr., who died July 13, 1987. 
She was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Westminster. 
Surviving are son Clayton H. Reott Jr. of Lutherville; daughters Virginia Otter of New Jersey, Rosalie Spetzler and Margaret Johnson, both of Florida; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
She was predeceased by daughters Catherine Langen and Marie Bornhorn. 
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster with the Rev. John Dobranski as celebrant. Also participating will be the Rev. Jimmie Schwartz, pastor at Carroll Lutheran Village. Interment will be in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster. 
A Christian wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made, in her name, to the Carroll Lutheran Village, 205 St. Mark Way, Westminster, Md. 21158. 

Forrest P. Ricketts 
75, formerly of Taneytown
Forrest Porter Ricketts, 75, of Fayetteville, Pa., formerly of Taneytown, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1997, at Piney Mountain Nursing Home, Fayetteville, Pa. 
Born Feb. 27, 1922, in Darnestown, he was the son of the late James Walter Sr. and Hattie Case Ricketts. He was the husband of the late Emily Mary Jane Lemire Ricketts. 
He was a lifelong beef cattle farmer. 
He is survived by daughters Anne M. Bell and Kelly Schweinsberg, both of Taneytown; sisters Dorothy Ricketts of Frederick and Edna Wright of Manchester, Pa.; brothers Thomas Ricketts of Lothian, Leonard Ricketts of Lisbon and Walter Ricketts Jr. of Gettysburg, Pa.; three granddaughters, three grandsons, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. 
He was predeceased by a son, a granddaughter and three brothers. 
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Darnestown Presbyterian Church, Darnestown, with the Rev. Dr. Henry J. Postel officiating. Interment will Darnestown Presbyterian Church Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Skiles Funeral Home, 136 East Baltimore St., Taneytown. 

Herschell M. Sampson 
75, of Kissimmee, Fla.
Herschell M. Sampson, 75, of Kissimmee, Fla., died Saturday, Sept. 20, 1997, in Richmond, Va. 
Born in Uniontown, Pa., he was the son of the late George and Ivy Lingenfelter Sampson. He was the husband of the late Sally P. Briscar Sampson and the late Lucille B. Brown Sampson. 
He worked for Imperial Real Estate. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. 
He is survived by sons Roger K. Sampson of Baltimore, Keith W. Sampson of Hampstead and Jack T. Sampson of Glen Allen, Va.; and daughter Linda J. Kelley of Richmond, Va. 
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Falls Road and West 42nd Street, Baltimore. Interment will be in Hampstead Cemetery, Hampstead. 
Arrangements are by Eline Funeral Home, Hampstead. 

Alice V. Watford 
87, of Frederick
Alice Virginia Jackson Summers Watford, 87, of Frederick, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 1997 at College View Nursing Home, Frederick. 
Born Nov. 7, 1909, in Mt. Pleasant, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth Cosley Jackson. She was the wife of the late Airy L. Summers Sr. and the late Richard C. Watford. 
She was a life-long member of the Wayman A.M.E. Church, Mt. Pleasant, where she was in the church choir and played piano. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Queen Esther Chapter No. 2 in Frederick. In her early years, she baked at various places in Frederick, including Thomas Johnson High School, Parkway Elementary School and the former FSK Hotel. She enjoyed crocheting. 
She is survived by son Carroll E. Summers of Frederick; daughter and son-in-laws Esther L. and A. Nolan Bowie, and Peggy S. and Foster D. McClure, all of Frederick; sister Helena Fletcher of New Jersey; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. 
She was predeceased by son Airy L. Summers Jr.; daughter Mary Alice Fisher; brothers Rodney, Crath, Charles, William, Nelson and Arthur Jackson; sisters Mary Mahammitt, Viola Chase, Hazel Yonker and Anna Black; and son-in-law Harold Fisher. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Wayman AME Church, Mount Pleasant, with her pastor, the Rev. Christine A. Moore officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. Friends may call all day Thursday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wayman AME Church Building Fund, 10110 Old Liberty Road, Frederick, Md. 21701.


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