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November 01, 1991

Marie W. Siems


A memorial Mass for Marie W. Siems, who did volunteer work and was a member of many organizations, will be offered at 10:30 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.

Mrs. Siems, who was 96, died Wednesday of a heart ailment at Keswick Home.

The former Marie Barbara Wekenman was a Baltimore native who lived in Roland Park for many years.

She was a member of the Baltimore County Club, the Woman's Club of Roland Park, the English Speaking Union, the Music Club, the Baltimore Symphony Associates, the Baltimore Opera Guild, the Arundel Garden Club and the Maryland Colonial Society. She also belonged to the St. Elizabeth's Guild and the Rosewood Auxiliary. For many years, she volunteered at St. Elizabeth's School and Habilitation Center and at the Rosewood Center.

She is survived by a son, Leonard A. Siems; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren. Her husband, Leonard A. A. Siems, died in 1978.

The family suggested memorial contributions to St. Elizabeth's Guild or the Rosewood Auxiliary.

Mary D. Reinhard

Teacher, singer

A Mass of Christian burial for Mary Dolores Reinhard, a former Baltimore social studies teacher and soprano soloist, will be offered at 2 p.m. today at St. Jude the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Atlanta.

Mrs. Reinhard, who was 62 and moved from Catonsville to Atlanta in 1976, died Wednesday of cancer at an Atlanta hospital.

She taught at the Clifton Park Junior High School in the 1950s, a period when she also sang as a soloist at weddings.

The former Mary Dolores Haigley was born in Baltimore and was a graduate of the Catholic High School and the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. She earned a master's degree at Loyola College and studied piano and voice at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

In Atlanta, she was a former president of St. Jude's Women's Club, a former member of the board of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women and a member of the executive committee that arranged the 1990 convention of the National Council of Catholic Women in Atlanta. She also served on the board of the auxiliary of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home.

She is survived by her husband, John Reinhard; two sons, Mark Reinhard of Seattle and John Reinhard, Jr. of Jessup; a daughter, Cindy McCabe of Atlanta; her mother, Addie Haigley of Pompano Beach, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

The family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home.

Hazel M. Simms

Tench Tilghman teacher

Hazel M. Simms, a schoolteacher for 30 years, much of the time at an East Baltimore elementary school, died Oct. 9 at Good Samaritan Hospital of complications from diabetes.

Miss Simms, who was 52 and lived on Cameron Road, taught for 21 years at the Tench Tilghman Elementary School, where the library will be dedicated to her in ceremonies being planned for Feb. 5.

In her years at the school, she worked in the Alternative Learning Center, a special program for students having problems in regular classrooms. She also started the school's after-class program for latchkey children and, in the early 1970s, its Safety Patrol.

Before joining the faculty at Tench Tilghman, she taught for eight years at school No. 129 and for a year before that in King William County, Va.

A native of Newport News, Va., she was a graduate of the Huntington High School there and, in 1961, of the Norfolk Division of Virginia State College. She did graduate work at Coppin State College.

Her survivors include two sisters, Sandi Griffin and Jacquelyn Holmes, both of Baltimore; three brothers, LeRoy Simms of Newark, N.J., and Ronald and Marvin Simms, both of Baltimore; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services for Miss Simms were held Oct. 14 at the March Funeral Home-West.

A Mass of Christian burial for Marion Jane Wade, a retired schoolteacher, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church, 2700 Washington Ave., Lansdowne.

Mrs. Wade, who was 62, died Tuesday of cancer at her home on Rittenhouse Avenue in Lansdowne.

She retired two years ago as a teacher at the Lansdowne Middle School, and earlier in her 18-year career in Baltimore County schools had taught at Woodlawn Elementary School. She also had taught for two years at Morrell Park Elementary School in Baltimore.

Mrs. Wade, the former Marion Jane Lewis, grew up in Baltimore Highlands. She graduated from Catonsville High School and the University of Maryland. She held a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph F. Wade; two daughters, Cheryl Wade of Baltimore and Regina Wade of Arbutus; a son, Joseph F. Wade Jr. of Arbutus; a brother, Warren A. Lewis of Magee, Miss.; and three grandsons.

Jimmy Slaven

Retired third mate

A Mass of Christian burial for Jimmy Slaven, a retired merchant ships' officer, will be offered at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, at St. Stephen's Church, 8030 Bradshaw Road in Bradshaw.

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