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Gambrills Resident, 98, Sewed Sequins onto Queen's Shoes

Jessie Travlos had a skill for sewing as a young girl.

Death notices for Crofton and Gambrills, Jan. 17. (Credit: Patch file)
Death notices for Crofton and Gambrills, Jan. 17. (Credit: Patch file)
The following people with local connections recently passed away. They include several longtime Crofton residents and former service members. 

Jessie Travlos, 98. Gambrills resident, born in South Africa. Volunteered as a nurse to help soldiers during WWII. Sewed sequins onto shoes worn by Queen Elizabeth. Died Jan. 1. (From The Capital)

Brenda Birch, 68. Crofton resident, survived by three children. Died Dec. 30. (From The Capital)

Regina Freit, 94. Crofton resident, had eight great grandchildren. Died Jan. 9. (From The Capital)

Thomas Knighten, 85. Crofton resident, Marine Corps veteran. Died Dec. 29. (From The Capital)

James McManus, 94. Crofton resident, former Army major and WWII veteran. Avid golfer. Survived by his wife and two sisters. (From The Capital)




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