Laura HurkaTCLiquor Board secretaryA Mass of Christian...


July 14, 1991

Laura Hurka


Liquor Board secretary

A Mass of Christian burial for Laura Hurka, a secretary in the office of the Baltimore County Liquor Board, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.

Ms. Hurka, who was 28, died unexpectedly Tuesday at home on Silverton Court in Cockeysville.

She worked for the Liquor Board for more than five years.

The daughter of Rosita Hurka and the late Frank Philip Hurka, she was born in Fairfax, Va., and reared in Homeland.

A graduate of the Cathedral School and the Notre Dame `D Preparatory School, she studied gymnastics at Gerstung.

In addition to her mother, who lives in Rodgers Forge, survivors include a son, Phillip Allen of Cockeysville; four sisters, Lisa Covington of Rodgers Forge, Leslie Goldsmith of Baltimore, Linda Hurka of Stoneleigh and Leigh Ann Hurka of Hillendale; and a grandmother, Fortuna Cangelosi of Baltimore. A Mass of Christian burial for Frank H. Fisher, chief of current planning in the Baltimore County Office of Planning, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Texas.

Mr. Fisher, who was 57 and lived on Hickory Meadow Road in Cockeysville, died Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. He had been hospitalized since June 13, when he had a stroke while fishing on the Chesapeake Bay.

He had worked in the Planning Office since 1958, and was a founder and a member of the board of the Baltimore County Employees Federal Credit Union.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of City College and attended the University of Maryland before earning a degree in urban planning at Morgan State University.

A golfer and sports fan who was a member of the Terrapin Club, Mr. Fisher was a follower of the Orioles and a season ticket holder for the Colts.

He was also a bridge player and a life master of the American Contract Bridge Association.

He served in the Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Fisher is survived by his wife, the former Diane Schmidt; a son, Mark Fisher of Towson, two step-sons, Jeffrey Williams of Cockeysville and James Williams of Richmond, Va.; a daughter, Sharon Fisher, and a stepdaughter, Jill Williams, both of Cockeysville; his father, Norman Sanders of Bel Air; a sister, Janice MacDorman of Arlington, Va.; and a grandson.

Marie Reisinger

Stoneleigh resident

Graveside services for Marie Reisinger, a resident of Stoneleigh for many years, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Loudon Park Cemetery, 3801 Frederick Ave.

Mrs. Reisinger, who had lived with her daughter in Philadelphia and Virginia since 1980, died last Wednesday of heart failure at a nursing home in Snow Hill. She was 92.

The former Marie Kroh was a native of Pine Grove, Pa., and a graduate of Lebanon, Pa., High School. She moved to the Baltimore area in 1918 with her family.

She had been a member of a Coast Guard auxiliary unit in Baltimore during World War II.

Mrs. Reisinger was fond of gardening, and she had belonged to the First English Lutheran Church and the Woman's Club of Towson.

Her husband, William Paul Reisinger, a retired building superintendent for McCormick and Co., died in 1964.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol Frost of Accomac, Va.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Alice T. P. Brown


Services for Alice T. Peck Brown will be held at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Nutter Funeral Home, 2501 Gwynn Falls Parkway in Baltimore.

Mrs. Brown, who was 65 and known as "Peanie," died Wednesday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital after a brief illness.

She was a homemaker who was known for her cooking and love of traveling.

Born in Virginia, Mrs. Brown lived most of her life in the Sugar Hill section of Baltimore. She graduated from St. Francis Academy high school.

Her husband, William L. Brown Sr., died in 1989. He was a retired chemist at Edgewood Arsenal at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Mrs. Brown is survived by a son, William Brown Jr. of Baltimore; two brothers, George Peck of Baltimore and Joseph Peck of Hawaii; and two grandchildren.

Services for Jon Chapman Crosby II, a retired Episcopal priest, will be held at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Phillips Episcopal Church, Bestgate and Severn Grove roads, in Annapolis.

Mr. Crosby, who was 67 and lived in Severna Park for the last 19 years, died Friday of kidney failure at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

He was an Episcopal priest in the Maryland and Arkansas dioceses from 1952 to 1967. He was a public affairs officer with the Division of Environmental Disease of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, from 1967 to 1986. He was a reporter for The Evening Sun in the early 1950s.

Mr. Crosby served in the Army during World War II in the South Pacific from 1944 to 1945. He was a member of the Weimaraner Club of America and the Washington, D.C., area chapter. He enjoyed photography, writing and raising pure bred dogs.

Baltimore Sun Articles
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.