Angela I. Garland

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Angela Irene Garland, 86, of Taneytown, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Carroll Hospice Dove House, after a battle with lung cancer.

Born Oct. 22, 1925, in Reese, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Marybelle Taylor. She was the wife of Claude H. Garland Sr., her husband of 66 years.

She worked as the secretary for Weller Brothers for 23 years.

She attended Tom's Creek Church in Emmitsburg. She enjoyed cooking, camping, playing bingo and spending time with her family.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are son and daughter-in-law Claude H. "Butch" Jr. and Linda Garland, of Perryville; daughters and sons-in-law Barbara and Robert Mort, of Waynesboro, Pa., Bonnie Garland, of Maine, Brenda and Michael Miranda, of Baltimore, and Bridget Nusbaum and companion John Anderson, of Reisterstown; sisters and brothers-in-law Betty and Eddie Haines, of Taneytown, Nancy and George Yingling, of Westminster, and Faye and Guy Miller, of New Windsor; a brother, Charles Thomas Taylor, of Westminster; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brothers Donald, Joseph and Reno Taylor; and a sister, Heathlea Taylor.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, chapel entrance, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tim Kromer officiating. Graveside services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157; or to Tom's Creek United Methodist Church, 16252 Tom's Creek Church Road, Emmitsburg, MD 21727.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 23, 2012