Anne Phillips Scharf


March 06, 1992

Anne Phillips Scharf, a former city teacher, world traveler and writer, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital after a stroke. She was 85.

Services for Mrs. Scharf were being held today at the Sterling Ashton Funeral Home, 736 Edmondson Ave. Born in Baltimore, she was a graduate of Eastern High School and Goucher College, where she majored in education.

From 1930 to 1946, she taught in the city school system, primarily kindergarten. She worked in schools in Forest Park, Highlandtown, Curtis Bay and South Baltimore.

She wrote numerous articles for professional journals. One was "Children of the Unemployed," published in 1934 in American Mercury magazine.

She retired from teaching when she married attorney Frederick Scharf, who died in 1978.

Survivors include a sister, Mary Peake Phillips of Sykesville; and a godson, Joseph Francis Angelozzi of Catonsville.

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