Florence R. MillerCollege librarianServices for Florence...


November 26, 1991

Florence R. Miller

College librarian

Services for Florence Richards Miller, a retired college librarian, will be held at 4 p.m. today at St. Martin's-in-the-Field Episcopal Church, 375 Benfield Road in Severna Park.

Mrs. Miller, who was 74, died Sunday of emphysema at a daughter's home in Severna Park.

She moved to Severna Park four years ago after retiring in 1986 after 20 years of service in the Acquisitions Department of the library of the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

The former Florence Richards was a native of Massena, N.Y., who also lived in Port Jefferson, N.Y., and Miller Place, N.Y. She earned a bachelor's degree in bacteriology at Perdue University.

In New York, she served as matron of the Suwassett Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a member of the Mount Sinai Congregational Church.

Her husband, William A. Miller, a retired research physicist, died in 1982, and a son, William T. Miller, died in 1978.

She is survived by three daughters, Deborah M. Mason of Severna Park, Diana R. Vaughan of Port Orange, Fla., and Sarah E. Hamlin of Baltimore; two sons, Jonathan E. Miller of Indianapolis and David R. Miller of Belmont, N.C.; and 10 grandchildren.


S. Eric DiNenna

Land-use attorney

A Mass of Christian burial for S. Eric DiNenna, a land-use attorney and former Baltimore County zoning commissioner, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore and Ware avenues, Towson.

Mr. DiNenna, who once ran unsuccessfully for Baltimore County executive, died of a heart attack Saturday while on an overnight hunting trip to the Eastern Shore. He was 53.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, the former Susan Coulthard of Phoenix; four sons, Eric, David, Matthew and Joseph DiNenna, and a daughter, Mary DiNenna, all of Phoenix; his mother, Anne DiNenna of Baltimore; and a sister, Veronica Dilworth of Kingsville.

Edward W. Colhouer

Maintenance worker

Services for Edward William Colhouer, a maintenance worker for nearly 40 years for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., were held yesterday at Hubbard Funeral Home on Wilkens Avenue.

Mr. Colhouer, who was 73, died of cancer Friday at the Joseph Richey Hospice. He had retired in 1985.

He was active in the Fulton Siemers Methodist Church and won its "Father of the Year" award three years ago. Mr. Colhouer, a World War II Army veteran, was a lifelong Baltimore resident.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Marie Colhouer of Baltimore; a brother, J. Gene Colhouer of North Port, Fla.; four daughters, Anna May Tucker and Edna Y. Jakubouski, both of Baltimore, Patricia F. Heydt of Edgewood and Esther M. Cohen of Pikesville; four sons, Edward William Colhouer Jr., Edward James Colhouer, Brian Earl Colhouer and David Charles Colhouer, all of Baltimore; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Francis X. Bennett

Airport cab driver

Services for Francis Xavier Bennett, a self-employed airport taxicab driver who formerly worked as an upholsterer and hospital aide, will be held at 7 p.m. today at Mount Hope Baptist Church, 1716 Gwynns Falls Parkway.

Mr. Bennett, who was 54 and lived on Towanda Avenue in Northwest Baltimore, died of heart disease Friday at Sinai Hospital.

He was born in the Baltimore County community of Granite and attended county schools before taking jobs as a dietary worker at the now closed Henryton State Hospital and as an upholsterer.

He became a driver for Diamond Cab and, two years ago, bought his own cab to work out of Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

Mr. Bennett enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Chesapeake Club, a social organization.

Survivors include his wife of six months, the former Geraldine Olinda Cross; his ex-wife, the former Rosa Wilson of Whitesville, N.C.; two sons, Francis Xavier Bennett Jr. and Michael T. Bennett; and three daughters, Judy Nina Bennett, Sophia Lorraine Akinola and Brenda Denise Bennett, all of Baltimore; two brothers, Martin I. Bennett and Thomas M. Bennett, both of Baltimore; two sisters, Gladys Kemp and Marva Kelly, both of Granite; and nine grandchildren.

Joemichael Stewart

Dunkin' Donuts Baker

Joemichael T. Stewart, a native Baltimorean who had worked as a baker for area Dunkin' Donuts stores, died Saturday at Glenn Oaks Nursing Center in Northbrook, Ill.

Mr. Stewart's family declined to discuss the cause of his death. He was 29.

As a youth, Mr. Stewart lived in Northeast Baltimore, where he was reared in the faith of the Jehovah's Witnesses.

He attended Lake Clifton High School and later worked as an apprentice with his father at the doughnut chain until he earned a position as a baker.

In 1987, Mr. Stewart married the former Sheila R. Palmer and the couple had a son. He enjoyed playing basketball in his spare time.

He moved to Illinois in 1989.

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