Julius Richburg Jr.Policeman, deaconServices for Julius...


January 15, 1992

Julius Richburg Jr.

Policeman, deacon

Services for Julius Richburg Jr., a retired policeman and security officer who was a deacon in his church and was active in its state and national groups, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Israel Baptist Church, Chester and Preston streets.

Mr. Richburg, who was 69 and lived on East Lafayette Avenue, died Thursday of pneumonia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

He retired in 1988 as a security officer for the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. and in 1979 as a patrolman on the Baltimore police force.

During 26 years on the force, he served in the Northern and Central districts, becoming a community relations officer who worked in the Officer Friendly program.

Born in Columbia, S.C., he came to Baltimore as a child with his family and was a graduate of Dunbar High School.

In 1962, he was ordained as a deacon at the Israel Baptist Church, where he most recently was interim chairman of the trustees. He had also been president of a senior choir, treasurer, Sunday school director and active in many other groups.

He was also first vice president of the Deacons Conference of the National Baptist Convention of America and served the Maryland Baptist Convention as a member of the executive board and president of the Brotherhood.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Marbell Delores Carey; a son, Julius James Richburg; three daughters, Marva Delores R. Thorne, Joan Elizabeth Richburg and Francine Marie Richburg; a brother, Thomas Richburg; seven grandchildren; and five great-granddaughters.

M. L. Bauernschub

Retired secretary

A Mass of Christian burial for Margaret L. Bauernschub, a retired secretary for a retreat house and former liquor and hardware store owner, will be offered at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, 30 Melvin Ave., Catonsville.

Mrs. Bauernschub, who was 83 and lived in Catonsville, died Saturday of septicemia at St. Agnes Hospital.

In the early 1970s, she did secretarial work at the retreat house at St. Joseph's Passionist Monastery.

She retired from active participation in the businesses she and her husband owned for 25 years, the Caton Manor hardware and liquor stores, before going to work at the retreat house. She remained an owner until the businesses were sold in 1973.

The former Margaret Lorenz was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of Mount St. Agnes High School.

A former president of the state organization of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, she was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and the St. Mark's Mother's Club.

Her husband, Frederick T. Bauernschub, died Dec. 1.

She is survived by two daughters, Lorene A. Hoehn and M. Martine Leahy, both of Catonsville; a son, Dennis M. Bauernschub of Parkville; and seven grandchildren.

Mollye Leibowitz

Lifelong area resident

Services for Mollye Leibowitz, a lifelong resident of the Baltimore area who was active in Jewish causes, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Sol Levinson and Bros. funeral home, 6010 Reisterstown Road.

Mrs. Leibowitz died of a heart ailment Saturday at the Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital. She was 91.

Born in Baltimore, Mrs. Leibowitz graduated from Western High School in 1917. She was married for 56 years to Gustaf Leibowitz, who died in 1977.

Mrs. Leibowitz was co-founder of the Baltimore chapter of the Child Study Association, a national organization that studies child psychology. She was former president of the Baltimore chapter of Hadassah, a Jewish women's organization, and of the Federation of Jewish Women's Clubs of Maryland.

She was a former vice president of the National Council of Jewish Women and the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.

She is survived by a daughter, Leslie Dunie of Pikesville; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

James A. Lane Jr.

Computer analyst

Services for James A. Lane Jr., who retired as a computer analyst with the Social Security Administration, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Bethany Baptist Church in Cochran, Ga.

Mr. Lane, who was 61 and a Monkton resident, died Sunday of spinal meningitis and a stroke at a hospital in Florence, S.C. He had become ill while visiting members of his wife's family.

He retired from his job at SSA headquarters in 1988, having joined the agency after retiring as a Navy petty officer in 1966.

A native of Houston, he had lived in Monkton for more than 30 years.

He was a member of the American Legion, the Fleet Reserve Club, the Four Corners Square Dance Club, the Knights of Columbus and Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church in Parkton.

He is survived by his wife, the former Joyce Pipkin; a daughter, Deborah Hiatt of Delta, Pa.; two sons, Christopher A. Lane and Michael T. Lane, both of Monkton; a brother, Joseph Lane of Conroe, Texas; and a sister, Patricia Novark of Willis, Texas.

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