Anita R. Sody, former corporate secretary and treasurer of a Baltimore meatpacking business, died Jan. 21 of pneumonia at Season's Hospice at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 88.
Anita Ramming was born in Baltimore and raised on Harford Road in Northeast Baltimore. She was a 1942 graduate of Eastern High School.
In her youth, she enjoyed singing with the choir at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.
A former resident of Sparks and Towson, Mrs. Sody had been secretary and treasurer of A.W. Schmidt & Sons, a family-owned meatpacking business in the old Belair Market, from 1978 to 1991.
For the past year, Mrs. Sody had lived at Brightview Mays Chapel Ridge.
She was a beach lover and enjoyed spending time at a second home she owned in Ocean City, where she liked to entertain family and friends.
Mrs. Sody was also a gourmet cook and liked to shop, family members said.
She was a member of Timonium Presbyterian Church, 303 W. Timonium Road, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 9.
Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Warren G. Sody; two sons, Steven G. Sody of Towson and Wayne A. Sody of White Marsh; a daughter, Dawn L. Eppig of Sarasota, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.