Carolyn Marie Keydash

Carolyn Marie Keydash

printed 06/07/2019

Ocean City

Carolyn Marie Keydash, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at her home in Ocean City.

Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Melvin J. and Mary J. Keydash.

She is survived by her husband, D. Glenn Savage; her brother, John Keydash of Tennessee; her sisters, Carol Keydash of Ohio, Linda Cart and her husband, Louis, of Louisiana, Mary Keydash of California, and Susan Taylor and her husband, David, of Bishopville; and beloved god-children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins.

Carolyn received her BS degree from Towson State (University) and her Masters in Engineering Science from Loyola University, Baltimore.

She received an LPN degree (2002) and an RN degree (2003) from Wor-Wic Tech, and later, a CRRN.

She was one of the first women hired to be a “Good Humor” driver in the 1960s and one of the first women hired by IBM in 1976, to repair typewriters.

She spent 23 years in the aerospace industry as a software and test engineer, and participated in space shuttle communication with Prince Georges County Public Schools.

She was past president of NASA-Goddard Amateur Radio Club. Carolyn also enjoyed traveling, which included Europe, and the short trek across the Himalayas.

She had been employed as an RN with Health South Chesapeake Rehab Center from 2003 to 2016.

A mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Holy Savior Catholic Church in Ocean City. Rev. Stanislao Esposito officiated.

Interment was in Dale Cemetery in Whaleyville. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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