Marjorie Snyder Ellrod

Church Member and Volunteer

Marjorie Snyder Ellrod, 79, a former member of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Silver Spring and a volunteer at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Wheaton, died March 7 at her son's home in Lutz, Fla., where she also lived. She had lung cancer.

Mrs. Ellrod was born in Pittsburgh and settled in the Washington area about 1950. She moved from Wheaton to Florida in 1976.

Her husband, Frederick E. Ellrod Jr., whom she married in 1946, died in 1999.

Survivors include four children, Frederick E. Ellrod III of Fairfax, Matthew D. Ellrod of Lutz, Julie A. Ellrod Cronberg of Southlake, Tex., and Anthony J. Ellrod of Malibu, Calif.; two sisters; and nine grandchildren.

Richard L. Levin

Pathologist

Richard Leonard Levin, 71, who worked at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring from 1981 to 1994 and retired as chief of pathology, died March 23 at his home in Chevy Chase. He had renal failure.

Dr. Levin was born in Baltimore, where he was a 1953 graduate of the University of Maryland pharmacy school and a 1957 graduate of the university's medical school.

He completed his residency in pathology at Washington Hospital Center, where he worked from the early 1960s to 1976. He was on staff at Greater Southeast Community Hospital from 1976 to 1981.

He was a former board member of the Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation.

He had legally changed his name from Levine to Levin.

His marriage to Suzanne Land Levin ended in divorce.

Survivors include two children, Carol Levin of Washington and Mark Levin of San Diego; and a brother, Hilbert Levine of Baltimore.