Guy D. Boston Jr.
Worked for GSA
A Mass of Christian burial for Guy D. Boston Jr., a Howard County resident who was program director for the General Services Administration in Washington, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Roman Catholic Church, 10800 Old Court Road, Woodstock.
Mr. Boston, who was 43, died Sunday at the Howard County General Hospital after collapsing at his home in Marriottsville.
His work included handling special events for the GSA, where he worked for nearly 20 years. He had earlier been a Baltimore police officer.
Born in Baltimore and reared in Timonium, Mr. Boston was a graduate of Dulaney High School and Towson State University and held a master's degree in urban planning from the Johns Hopkins University.
A lacrosse player in high school and later a softball player on GSA teams, he served on the board of the youth baseball program in Western Howard County and coached baseball and soccer teams. Mr. Boston had also helped to start the Howard County lacrosse program.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, the former Julie Smith; two sons, Andrew and Gregory Boston, both of Marriottsville; and his mother, Hope Boston of Timonium.
Catherine H. Long
Had clothing business
Services for Catherine H. Long, who operated a clothing business for many years, will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at the Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ, 1063 W. Fayette St.
Mrs. Long, who was 77, died Sunday after a heart attack at her home on Pleasant View Avenue in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County.
She retired in 1985 after operating Long's Clothing, with clothes for men, women and children, from her home for more than 30 years.
Earlier, she had worked for the telephone company in New York City and at the Edgewood Arsenal.
The former Catherine H. Wainwright was born and reared in Whitehaven in Wicomico County.
At the Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ, she was a pastor's aide and a member of the Finance Commission and the Missionary Society.
Her husband, Theodore Long, a mortician, died in 1985.
She is survived by a daughter, Thelma W. Russell of Bare Hills; two brothers, Clifton M. Wainwright and George G. Wainwright, both of Baltimore; three sisters, Gertrude Shands, Lillie Hines and Erma Brown, all of Baltimore; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial for Christopher Scott Russin, a freshman at the Catonsville Community College, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg.
Mr. Russin, who was 19 and lived in Westminster, died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of leukemia, which had been diagnosed at the end of January.
He was a 1990 graduate of South Carroll High School and was enrolled in an automobile technology program at the community college.
A native of Baltimore who was reared in Westminster, he had attended the Robert Moton Elementary School and the West Middle School.
While in high school, he also worked at the Harvest Inn Restaurant in Eldersburg, first as a bus boy and then as a short order cook.
He had also studied the drums privately and was forming a band with friends when he became ill.
His brother, Jeremy D. Russin, a high school lacrosse player named athlete of the week by The Evening Sun last week, promised to score a goal for Christopher in South Carroll High School's quarterfinal state championship game May 10 against Catonsville High School and went on to score five of his team's six goals for a one-goal victory.
In addition to his brother, also of Westminster, his survivors include his parents, Randall B. and Mary E. Russin, both of Westminster; a sister, Amy C. Russin of Westminster; his paternal grandparents, Wasco J. and Virginia C. Russin, both of Woodlawn; his maternal grandmother, Margaret C. Hurdel of Woodlawn; and a nephew, Brandon T. Berry of Westminster.
Betty J. White
Great Dane breeder
Services for Betty J. White, who bred, raised and showed Great Danes, will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. John's Episcopal Church, 11901 Belair Road in Kingsville.
Mrs. White, who was 63, died Sunday at the Bel Air Convalescent Center after a series of strokes.
She retired about five years ago after operating Cedardane Kennel for more than 30 years with her husband, Paul White, who was telegraph editor of The Evening Sun before his retirement in 1976.
In addition to working with Great Danes, Mrs. White had taught in the early 1960s at the Mars Estates and Kingsville elementary schools. Earlier she produced a newsletter for the Maryland Casualty Co. and worked briefly for an advertising agency. Before coming to Baltimore in 1953 with her husband, she worked for a radio station in Buffalo, N.Y.
The former Betty J. Nagel was a native of Buffalo and a graduate of the University of Missouri.
She was a former president of the Great Dane Club of Maryland and of the Great Dane Club of Central Pennsylvania.
Mrs. White is survived by her husband.