Obits
1953

Baltimore Evening Sun February 18, 1953
Submitted by:  Sharon Witzke Reinhard

PURDUM- On Febraury 17, 1953 at Norfolk, VA., RALPH M. beloved husband of Carolyn Purdum (nee LINZ) of 8307 Liberty  Rd. and father of  Patricia, Jean, and Allen Wayne Purdum.  Funeral Services will be held at William J. Tickner and Sons, North & Pennsylvania Ave, of which due notice will be given.

RAYNOR – On February 15, 1953, LENA (nee METZGER) of 1241 Riverside Ave, beloved wife of the late Charles Raynor.  Services in the A. Howard Evans Funeral Home, 1400 South Charles street on Thursday at 2 P.M. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

REED – On February 16, 1953, at her home, 3008 Broadmoor Rd. G. MARIAN (nee JOHNSON) beloved wife of Spencer W. Reed.  Funeral services will be held at Wm. J. Tickner & Sons, North & Pennsylvania avenues.  Interment in Loudon Park Cemetery.

REIFSNIDER – On February 15, 1953, ARTHUR L. of Fuller Avenue, beloved husband of Mary Dennis Reifsnider (Carroll County papers please copy.)  Funeral from the Lassahn Funeral home, 7401 Belair Rd.  Interment in Moreland Memorial Park.

RIGGIN – On February 18, 1953, FRANCES C. (nee MENGIE) of 1437 South Charles Street, beloved wife of John Riggin.  Funeral from the home of her cousin, Mrs. Vernon WILLEY,  3831 Brooklyn Ave.  of which due notice will be given.

RODBELL – On February 18, 1953, ISRAEL, beloved husband of the late Yetta Rodbell, of 2536 Loyola Southway.  Services at the Jack Lewis Home, 2100 Eutaw place on Thursday precisely at 2 P.M.. Interment in Morgan Abraham Congregation Cemetery, Rosedale. Kindly  omit flowers.

RUSSELL- Suddenly on February 17, 1953 at her home, 18 North Monroe Street, ELLA M., beloved daughter of the late William H. and Catherine Russell.  Funeral from the Fred Cole Home, 1911 West Baltimore Street. Requiem mass at St. Martin Church. Interment at Holy Rosary Cemetery.

RYBINSKI – On February 16, 1953, JOSEPHINE ( nee Izdebski) at her home, 2909 Fait Ave, beloved wife of the late Joseph Rybinski.  Funeral from the John J. Duda funeral home, Hudson & Linwood Ave. Requiem High Mass at Holy Rosary Church. Interment at Holy Rosary Cemetery.

SAUER – On February 16, 1953, FREDERICK, beloved husband of Mary T.  Bauer. Funeral form his home 2420 McElderry St. Interment in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

SCHULMAN - On February 18, 1953, David H., beloved husband of Lena Schulman, of 2904 Norfolk Ave. And beloved father of Mrs. Morton Himmelfarp of Washington D.C., Mr.

Marvin Schulman of Great Neck (state name illegible print), and brother of Myer J. and Louis Schulman of Baltimore, Joseph  Schulman of San Francisco, Cal., Mrs Lillian Young of Whittier Cal.  Funeral from Sol Levinson & Bros. West North Avenue of which due notice will be given.

STAUFFER – On February 15, 1953, GLENN OFFUTT, of 1122 North Country Club drive, Schenectady, NY, formerly of Baltimore, beloved husband of the late Jane Galway  Stauffer. Funeral services from the G.C.  Barton Funeral home, in Walkersville, Frederick County. Interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.

STAUFFER -  Arcana Lodge No 110 AF & AM announces with deep regret the death of our Past Master and Honorary Life Member, GLENN OFFUTT STAUFFER.

STERNER – On February 17, 1953, ALFRED L. SR., of 4017 Evans Chapel Rd. beloved father of Mrs. Evelyn Pearce, Alfred Sterner, Jr., Elmer C., Frederick W., Beatrice J. Sterner, and Mrs. Marion Gambrell. Funeral from the Donovan Funeral Home, 3818 Roland Avenue. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hampden.

STULL – On February 15, 1953 at her late residence, 6831, Windsor Mill Road, MARY E. (nee MATHER) beloved wife of George W. Stull and beloved mother of Ebberel and Earl Stull, Mrs. Mildred Tull, and Mrs. Ethel Little of Baltimore, also Mrs. Helen Bremer of Miami Fla; survived by ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Robert French of Hartfield Va, and one brother Mr. Herbert Mather,of Silver Spring, MD. Funeral form the Charles Towell Funeral Home, 6411 Windsor Mill Rd.. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

SUTTON – Suddenly on February 17, 1953, in Baltimore, MD. PVT. MILLARD LEROY,

USMC, beloved son of George D. Sutton and the late Mildred Sutton.  Requiem Mass in St. Mary of the Sea Catholic Church, Baltimore, MD. Interment Baltimore National Cemetery. Reposing at his residence, 1507 Henry Street, Baltimore.

TALBOTT (McNULTY)- On February 16, 1953, at her home, 1504 North Wolfe Street.
KATHERINE (nee Dennert), beloved wife of the late Guy A. Talbott.
Funeral Services are to be held at H. Sander & Sons, North Avenue and
Broadway, on Thursday at 2 P.M.. Interment at Greenmount Cemetery


Baltimore Sun March 8, 1953
Submitted by:  Christine Schott

HOBBS Mignonette K ? (beginning of copy cut off); nee Wild; w/o late R Guy Hobbs; Weer & Haight Funeral Home; Mass at St Joseph's Church; interment Springfield Cemetery; also an announcement from Balt Chapter No 55 Women of the Moose

HOFFMAN
Helen A 6 Mar 1953 nee Dorsey; of 4940 Tulip ave; w/o late John L Hoffman; services at Home of Harry H Witzke; interment Loudon Park Cemetery

HOLLAND
Rev Frank A 6 Mar 1953 h/o Mabel B Holland; Framptom Funeral Home, Federalsburg; services at Washington Methodist Church, Hurlock then Leeds Methodist Church, Elkton; interment Calvert Cemetery, Calvert

HOWARD
Ella Virginia 6 Mar 1953 nee Gregory; w/o late Edward E Howard; lived on Warren rd, Cockeysville; interment Prospect Hill Cemetery

HUSS
John E 7 Mar 1953 of 504 Groom dr, Towson; h/o late Lillie May (nee Higgins); services at Henry W Jenkins & Sons; interment Loudon Park Cemetery

JACKSON
Marjorie E 6 Mar 1953 of 4200 Prague ave; dau/o Elmer W and Marjorie Blankner Jackson; funeral at Lassahn Funeral home; interment Loudon Park Cemetery

JAMRICH
William Esden 5 Mar 1953 aka Bob; of 2656 Harford rd; h/o Elizabeth L Jamrich (nee Rosenberger); son/o Nellie H H Jamrich; services at William Cook Mansion; interment Loudon Park Cemetery

KELLY
Virginia North 5 Mar 1953 w/o late Ira B Kelly; m/o Mrs. Lillian Norfolk; of 1304 Light st; interment Lorraine Park Cemetery

KENDALL
Capt Ralph E 7 Mar 1953 of 3209 Horwell ave; h/o Florance A Kendall (nee Crouch); services from Heemann Funeral Home; interment Moreland Memorial Park Cemetery

PARKER
Jacob H 5 Mar 1953 of 929 North Caroline st; h/o Virginia Parker; survived by one son and one daughter; Robert E Williams Funeral Home; funeral at Memorial Baptist Church; interment Mount Calvery Cemetery

PITARRA
Salvatore 5 Mar 1953 of 3914 West Belvedere ave; h/o Concettina Muffoletto Pitarra; funeral from Funeral Home of C Vernon Lemmon; Mass at St Ambrose Church; interment Cathedral Cemetery

PRESSER
Helen 7 Mar 1953 nee Belschner; of 5524 Sefton ave; w/o Clifton Presser Sr; services from Leonard J Ruck Funeral home; interment Parkwood Cemetery

REPSON
Mamie A 6 Mar 1953 nee Hagen; of 1402 North Luzerne ave; w/o late Henry A Repson; services at Home of Harry H Witzke; interment Oak Lawn Cemetery

RICHARDS
Percy 7 Mar 1953 of 1645 Patterson Park ave; h/o Naomi M Richards (nee Gentry); services from Funeral Home of Leo G Cook; interment Holy Redeemer Cemetery

RITENOUR
Elmer M 5 Mar 1953 h/o Vera E Ritenour (nee Laveille); of 6427 Gilmore ave; services at William J Tickner & Sons; interment Lorraine Park Cemetery

ROBERSON
Flora W 7 Mar 1953 w/o late Henry W Roberson; m/o Mrs. Ethel Stout, William, H. Bertrum Roberson; H Sander & Sons funeral home; services at Martin Luther Church; interment Loudon Park Cemetery

SANDLER
Sarah 7 Mar 1953 w/o late Samuel Sandler; m/o Henry, Hyman, Morris, Abraham Sandler, Mrs. Gertrude Lopinto; sis/o Louis Mofsovitz; Sol Levinson & Bros Home; interment Norfolk, VA; in mourning at 734 E 27th st, Norfolk and 3101 Carlisle ave Baltimore

SCHUCHHARDT
Mary A 5 Mar 1953 nee Kueborth (rest of copy cut off)

SMOOT
Hungerford 6 Mar 1953 of 305 Hilton ave, Catonsville; h/o late Mary Catherine Smoot (nee Brawner); f/o Mrs. James Alexis Roberston, John Brawner Smoot, Thomas J J Smoot; bro/o Mrs. John G Chapman; gf/o Mrs. Mary Brawner McKee, John Brawner Smoot, Jr, and Dorothy Carroll Smoot; funeral from William J Tickner & Sons; services at St Timothy's Church; interment Mount Rest Cemetery, La Plata MD

STASIAK
Micahel F 7 Mar 1953 of 1024 S Linwood ave; h/o Veronica Stasiak (nee Palmowski); funeral from John J Duda Funeral Home; Mass at St Stanislaus Church; interment St Stanislaus Cemetery

STETKA
Joseph F Sr 4 Mar 1953 h/o Elise V Stetka (nee Johnson); f/o Joseph F Jr, William A, Elaine Stetka; of 2 S Highland ave; Mass at Our Lady of Pompei church; interment Baltimore National cemetery; also announcements from James C Ludwig Post No 139 AL, Biddle Outing and Social Club, Chesapeake Aerie No 819 Fraternal Order of Eagles, Dept of MD Veterans of Foreign Wars, East Baltimore Pleasure Club, and Dynamite Pup Tent No 1 MOC
 


Baltimore Sun April 9, 1953
Submitted by:  Rose McLaughlin

HOFSTETTER, Florida S                   04/08/1953           On April 8, 1953, FLORIDA S                           
(nee Reus) of 115 South Symington avenue, Catonsville, beloved w/o Louis E Hofstetter.  Funeral from 
 the Funeral Home of George A Farley, Frederick and Shadynook Avenues, on Saturday at 8:30 AM.
Requiem Mass at St Mark’s Church at 9.  Interment in Druid Ridge Cemetery

HOHWEILER, Margaret A               04/08/1953           (Gaither)-On April 8, 1953, MARGARET A“Maggie” (Gaither)    
 of Elvaton and formerly of Harmons, d/o the late Thomas and Elizabeth Gaither (nee Phelps).  Funeral from the
Singleton Funeral Home, Glen Burnie. Due notice

HOYER, Ella Mae                               04/06/1953           On April 6, 1953, at York PA, ELLA               
MAE, aged 77 years h/o the late Thomas J Hoyer.  Interment Baltimore Cemetery

 HUMPHREY, Albert R                      04/07/1953           On April 7, 1953, ALBERT R h/o                    
Leona M Humphrey (nee France). Interment Moreland Memorial Park

 JOY, Robert Edwin                              04/07/1953           On April 7, 1953, ROBERT EDWIN             
 h/o Frances A Joy (nee Starr).  Requiem High Mass at St Ann’s Church.  Interment Holy Redeemer Cemetery

 NORTHAM, Mary Powell, Dr.          04/07/1953           On April 7, 1953, DR. MARY POWELL         
NORTHAM, w/o Dr. Edgar H Northam …and sister of Mrs. Leonard B Smith… Further services at
Whatcoat Methodist Church, Snow Hill MD…interment adjoining cemetery

 OBERLANDER, Mary M                  04/07/1953           On April 7, 1953, MARY M (nee Kappel)       
w/o the late Charles Oberlander.  Funeral from her home…notice later

 O’CONNOR, William K Jr 04/07/1953           On April 7, 1953, WILLIAM K JR…h/o         
 Margaret O’Connor (nee Jeffries)… Services at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 8516 Lock
Raven Boulevard. Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery

 PATTEN, Gladstone F                        04/07/1953           On April 7, 1953, GLADSTONE F
h/othe late Florence Hales Patten. Interment Loudon Park Cemetery

 RADWITCH, Harry A                        04/06/1953           On April 6, 1953, HARRY A h/o May             
Radwitch (nee Stubbs) at his residence… Requiem High Mass at our Lady of  Mount Carmel Church. 
Interment Holy Redeemer Cemetery


Baltimore Sun May 8, 1953 
Sally Bauer Percey

POLLARD - On May 7, 1953, Mary, formerly of 731 West Barre street beloved wife of the late Joseph Pollard. Funeral from the funeral home of John J. Cowan & Son, Hollins and Poppleton streets on Saturday May 9 at 2 P.M.  Interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery


Baltimore Sun May 20, 1953
Submitted by:  Rose McLaughlin

FELDMANN, Louise E                       05/17/1953           w/o Henry E Feldmann and s/o Michael                       
(nee Ellsberry)                                                                      Michael E and Benjamin R Ellsberry
Interment Loudon Park Cemetery

FLECKENSTEIN, Barbara               05/17/1953           w/o Michael W Fleckenstein & s/o                                  
(nee Arnett)                                                                           Mrs Margaret Hartan & Mrs. Mary
Larsen.  Our Lady of Pompei Church,  interment Holy Redeemer Cemetery

GARDNER, John Leroy                     05/18/1953           age 76, h/o Lucy V Gardner (nee Muir)                         
Interment Parkwood Cemetery

HALL, Margaret V                              05/18/1953           w/o John S.  Requiem Mass St Mary’s                           
(nee Hofstetter)                                                                    Interment Holy Redeemer Cemetery


Baltimore Sun May 20, 1953
Submitted by:  Rose McLaughlin

KIRSCHENHOFER. Suddenly, on July 13, 1953, CHARLES GEORGE, of, Parkville, beloved h/o the late Annie E. Kirschenhoger (nee Glaser) Services from Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford road at Echodale avenue, on Thursday at 11 A.M. Interment in Parkwood Cemetery. (Balto Sun 07/14/1953)

KLEIN. Suddenly, on July 13, 1953, MARY C (nee Hoffman), beloved w/o John J. Klein. Services at her home on Thursday at 10 A.M. Interment Glen Haven Cemetery. (Balto Sun 07/14/1953)

LILES. On July 12, 1953, at Union Memorial Hospital, ROBERT S of Rodgers Forge, beloved h/o Alice Burns Liles. Funeral from H. W. Mears & Son, 805 North Calvert street, on Wednesday, July 15, at 11 A.M. Interment in Baltimore National Cemetery. (Balto Sun 07/14/1953)

MANNER. On July 11, 1953, in Charlotte, N.C. MARGARET MARIE (nee O'Connor), beloved w/o Charles F. Manner  Friends may call at the Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford road at Echodale avenue, after 2 P.M. Monday. Services on Wednesday at 8:45 A.M. Requiem Mass at St. Dominic’s Church at 9:30 A.M. Interment in Parkwood Cemetery. (Balto Sun 07/14/1953)

TUCKERMAN. On July 11, 1953, MINNIE H (nee Makusus) beloved w/o the late William August Tuckerman, Funeral services are to be held at H. Sander and Sons, North avenue and Broadway, on Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. Interment in St. Pauls Fifth Reformed Church Cemetery [please omit flowers]. (Balto Sun 07/14/1953)

TURNBAUGH. On July 13, 1953, JACOB CLARENCE, of Mount Carmel, Md., beloved h/o the late Lizzie Turnbaugh (nee Johnson). Services in the Brooks Funeral Home, Sparks, Md., on Thursday at 10:30 A.M. Interment in Mount Carmel Methodist Cemetery. (Balto Sun 07/14/1953)

SPALDING. Suddenly, on July 13, 1953, at Asheville, N.C., LEONARD A, SR., beloved h/o Susan C. Spalding (nee Chidester). Burial from Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon, Kentucky on July 16. (Balto Sun 07/14/1953)


Baltimore Sun September 2, 1953
Submitted by:  Christine Schott

CARNEAL Charles R 20 Sept 1953 of 905 East 37th st; h/o Ethel Lee Carneal (nee Unduch); funeral from William Cook Mansion; interment Loudon Park; also a notice from the Mount Vernon Lodge No 151 AF&AM.

CARLTON Naomi V 21 Sept 1953 nee Houck; w/o William E Carlton; funeral from Kurtz Funeral Home, Jarrettsville; interment Upper Cross Road Baptist church

CONNELLY Anna Florence 20 Sept 1953 of 1844 Rolling road, St Denis; dau/o late John T and Mary Louise Connelly; services at William J Tickner & Sons; interment Loudon Park Cemetery

CROW Joseph Wellington 17 Sept 1953 at Waynesboro, PA; formerly of 113 E 25th st; s/o late J M and Theresa Malone Crow; bro/o Eugene A and Marie E Crow
CROW JOSEPH WELLINGTON, suddenly, at Waynesboro, PA, on September 17. Formerly of 113 Eastt Twenty-fifth street, Baltimore. Son of the late J M Crow and Teresa Malone Crow and brother of Eugene A Crow and Marie E Crow.

DAVIS Donald C 17 Sept 1953 at Monroe, Mich; of 4026 Hickory avenue; s/o late Elsie B Davis; funeral from Chenoweth Funeral home; interment Woodlawn cemetery

DENHARDT Rose E 20 Sept 1953 of 1716 N Wolfe st; w/o late John W Denhardt; sis/o Mamie Eck and Carrie Baker; services at Leo G Cook funeral home; interment Loudon park

DERESCAVAGE William 20 Sept 1953 h/o late Mary Derescavage (nee Kwedar); f/o Mrs. Beatrice Jolonski, Mrs. Anna Turc, Mrs. Mary Wojcik; funeral from Kachauskas funeral home; Mass at St Alphonsus; interment St Stanislaus Cemetery

DUKE William Wakefield 21 Sept 1953 h/o Minnie Lancaster Duke (rest of copy cut off)

KILBY Roby 20 Sept 1953 h/o Eva Osbourne Kilby; funeral at Foster funeral home; interment Bel Air Memorial gardens

LEACH Eva C 20 Sept 1953 m/o K W Leach & Mrs. Evelyn L Ruppert of 7 Main st, Reisterstown; nee Walker; w/o George Thomas Leach; funeral at William J Tickner & Sons; interment Druid Ridge Cemetery

LEIMBACH Ida Bell 19 Sept 1953 nee Moore; w/o late Ernest G Leimbach; m/o Muriel L Yingling of 2708 Hugo ave; funeral at H Sander & Sons; interment Loudon Park

LOHRMANN Arthur 20 Sept 1953 at Washington, DC; h/o Anna M nee Huyla of 6802 Randolph st, Hyattsville; funeral at William J Tickner & Sons; interment Druid Ridge Cemetery; also a notice from Flanders Post 65 American Legion

LONG
Clarence S 18 Sept 1953 at the US Naval Hospital; h/o Martha U Nelson Long; f/o June E Long; bro/o Clyde Long, Isabelle Solomon; funeral at Walters Funeral home; interment Arlington National Cemetery; also notices from Fleet Reserve Association Branch 6 and Federal Hill Post 249 American Legion

LOWMAN Margaret Mary 20 Sept 1953 resided Odenton, MD; nee Hardesty; in her 90th year; w/o late John M Lowman; m/o Mrs. J Alton Harron, Mrs. Holland P Watts; g-m/o Miss Margaret P (rest of copy cut off)

SMITH Marie C 20 Sept 1953 nee Williams; of 1427 Chesapeake court, Brooklyn; w/o Ralph M Smith; m/o Millard R, John S Smith, Mrs Elise M Frech, Mrs. June E Ross; services at McCully Funeral home; interment Baltimore National Cemetery

STEVENS Harry Childs 20 Sept 1953 of Calvert county; s/o late Charles F & Margaret C Stevens of Huntingtown; interment in All Saints Church, Sunderland

THOMAS Frank William 19 Sept 1953 at Cleveland, Ohio; of 311 S Monroe st; h/o late Blanche Cecilia Thomas; funeral at George L Schwab funeral home; interment Western Cemetery

TOLLENGER
Mattie Bell 21 Sept 1953 of Webster, MD; w/o late Robert J Tollenger; funeral at Tarring's Funeral Home, Aberdeen; interment Rock Run Cemetery

WAESCHE
Sue N 19 Sept 1953 nee Avlestock; w/o late Dr Fred Waesche of Towson; services at Burns Funeral Home; interment Druid Ridge Cemetery

WHITE Nettie 20 Sept 1953 of 3614 Roland ave; nee Agner; aged 75 yrs; w/o late Horace E White; m/o Miss Nettie White, Mrs. William H Ewell, Mrs W Edward Burrier; funeral at Burgee Funeral Home; interment Druid Ridge Cemetery

WICK Frank 19 Sept 1953 of 2918 Chen Oak ave; h/o late Emma Wick nee Jannke; services at Leonard J Ruck Home; interment Parkwood Cemetery

WOOD David H 18 Sept 1953 of 2452 Greenmount ave; h/o Annie E Wood; funeral at William Cook Mansion; interment Baltimore Cemetery

WOODEN Laura I 20 Sept 1953 nee Myers; w/o Frank B Wooden; of 4600 Bebbaum ave (?? bottom of address letters cut off, rest of copy cut off)


Baltimore Sun, December 24, 1953

BECK
On December 22, 1953, William, of the Masonic Home, Cockeysville, beloved husband of Amelia Elizabeth Beck.
Funeral services will be at the William Cook Mansion, St. Paul and Preston streets on Thursday at 1 P.M. Interment in Western Cemetery.


BECK
Pythagoras Lodge No. 123 A.F. & A.M. will hold a special communication on Thursday, December 24 at 12 noon in the Masonic Temple for the purpose of attending the funeral of our late brother William F. Beck.
R. Douglas Schuster, Worshipful Master
 

KNOEDLER
On December 22, 1953, Frank, of 1965 Perlman place, beloved son of the late Frank and Lena Knoedler.
Services from the Funeral Home of Leo G. Cook, 1701-03 Patterson Park avenue, on Saturday, at 10:30 A.M. Interment in Baltimore Cemetery.

 

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