Sunday, May 5, 2013

Sunday's Obituary - Barbara Borcherding Councill

This obituary was published in The Daily Times of Salisbury, MD on Tuesday, December 29, 1964.

Mrs. Geo. Borcherding
   OCEAN CITY — A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. in Holloway Funeral Home, Salisbury, for Mrs. Barbara C. Borcherding, 74. She died yesterday at Peninsula General Hospital after a pro-longed illness.
   The Rev. William L. Dewees, rector of St. Paul's-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church here, will officiate and will be assisted by the Rev. F. Howard Truitt, pastor of Berlin's Stevenson Methodist Church. Interment will be in Chesterfield cemetery, Centreville.
   She and her husband, George H. Borcherding, who survives, moved to W. Ocean City about 19 years ago from Baltimore. She was in Queenstown.
   Additional survivors are a son, William H., Riviera Beach, Md.; two granddaughters, three great-grandchildren; four brothers, Oscar F. Councill, Media, Pa., J. Herbert Councill, Chester, Pa.; Royce Councill, New Castle, and Hersey Councill, Deal, Md.; and four sisters, Mrs. Mabel Lee, Albany, N.Y., Mrs. Thomas King, Mrs. Edward Parlett and Mrs. Hilda Melka, all of Baltimore.
   Friends may call at the funeral home tomorrow after 9 a.m.


Barbara was born in 1890 to parents John Wesley Councill and Ariana Sparks of Queen Anne's County, Maryland. She was the sister of my grandfather Royce Councill.

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