Martha J. Mount
SECRETARY AT USDA
Martha J. Mount, who worked for 36 years as a secretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, died Jan. 6 at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring of respiratory failure. She was 83.
Miss Mount retired in 1980 as supervisor of the Agriculture Department’s division of inquiries.
Martha Juanita Mount was born and raised in Troy, Ala.
She moved to the Washington area when she was a teenager and lived in the District until moving to Silver Spring in 1970.
Miss Mount volunteered at the Center for the Handicapped in Silver Spring, now known as CHI Centers.
Survivors include her sister, Anne Della Rocca of Massapequa, N.Y.