Dr. Milton Ginsberg
Perry Point physician
Services for Dr. Milton Ginsberg, retired chief of the medical staff at the Perry Point Veterans Hospital, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Sol Levinson & Bros. Home, 6010 Reisterstown Road.
Dr. Ginsberg, 78, died Tuesday after an apparent heart attack at his home in Abingdon.
He retired in 1985. He had been in the position at Perry Point since 1976.
Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of City College and, in 1934, of the Johns Hopkins University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. After completing his studies at the University of Maryland medical school in 1938, he interned at Columbia Hospital in Pittsburgh, was a surgical resident at Delaware Hospital in Wilmington and was a resident in thoracic surgery at Mount Wilson State Hospital.
From 1943 to 1946 he served in the Army Medical Corps in Europe. He left the Army with the rank of major and a Bronze Star.
He then joined the staff of the Fort Howard Veterans Hospital, where he became chief of thoracic surgery. He moved to the Brooklyn (N.Y.) Veterans Hospital as chief of staff in 1968. From 1970 to 1976, he was both director of that hospital and a district director supervising 10 veterans hospitals in the New York City area.
Dr. Ginsberg was the author of many published professional papers. He also taught surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, was a fellow of the American College of Surgery and was a member of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland and the Brooklyn Surgical Society.
He is survived by his wife, the former Ann Compton; two daughters, Nancy V. Mendez of Bayonne, N.J., and Stephanie A. Yutkowitz of Port Washington, N.Y.; a son, Dr. Dennis Stewart Ginsberg of Columbia; two sisters, Betty Sherman of Baltimore and Rosalind Davis of Randallstown; a brother, Robert Ginsberg of Baltimore; and two grandsons.
Luther R. Kinney Jr.
Social Security official
A Mass of Christian burial for Luther R. Kinney Jr., retired manager of the Office of Public Inquiries of the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn, will be offered at 7:30 p.m. today at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, 4103 Old York Road.
Mr. Kinney died Monday of cancer at his home on Roundtop Road. He was 59.
He retired in 1987, having worked for Social Security for more than 30 years.
Born in Blydale, Pa., he moved to Baltimore as a young man and attended Morgan State University. He later completed his studies and earned a bachelor's degree at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean War.
At Blessed Sacrament Church, he was coordinator of outreach ministries and director of the Food Pantry.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, the former Catherine Collins; a daughter, Judith Kinney of Chevy Chase; two sons, Vincent Kinney of Hinesville, Ga., and Steven Kinney of Baltimore; three sisters, Mary Brown and Elizabeth Ford, both of Uniontown, Pa., and Claudette Chism of Pittsburgh; two brothers, Fred Kinney of Uniontown and Robert Kinney of Blairsville, Pa.; and two grandchildren.
The family suggested memorial contributions to the outreach ministries of Blessed Sacrament Church.