Anne MooneyAssociate deanAnne Mooney, a resident of...


February 19, 1993

Anne Mooney

Associate dean

Anne Mooney, a resident of Baltimore who was an associate dean at the University of Delaware, died Jan. 21 of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Mooney was 54 and lived on St. Paul Street.

She helped to organize the university's College of Urban Affairs and Public Policy in which she taught graduate courses. She also helped to start the university's Women's Studies Department.

An associate professor at the university in Newark, Del., she joined the faculty there about 20 years ago when she settled in Baltimore.

For several years after coming here, she also did post-doctoral research at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

An expert on epidemiology, she did work for governmental organizations on infant mortality, the effects of homelessness on health and other issues.

Born and reared in Dedham, Mass., she earned a bachelor's degree at Oberlin College and a master's degree and doctorate in sociology at the University of Michigan.

She was a supporter of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Museum of Art.

A memorial service was to be conducted at noon today at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship in Newark.

Dr. Mooney's survivors include her parents, David and Eleanor Mooney of Dedham; a sister, Kathe Parrish of Brookline, Mass.; and two brothers, Thomas Mooney of Leominster, Mass., and Edward Mooney of Berkeley, Calif.

Ila H. Freed

Lutheran leader

Ila Hunsucker Freed, who was a delegate to the Chicago convention 51 years ago that started the Lutheran Women's Missionary League of the Missouri Synod, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at the Augsburg Lutheran Home. She was 94.

Mrs. Freed attended the convention in 1942 while she and her husband, the Rev. Frederick Freed, were living in Hickory, N.C., where he was pastor of Christ Lutheran Church.

She served as president of the missionary group's Southeastern District Branch until moving to Baltimore in 1943. She was president of the Northern Branch from 1944 to 1946.

The former Ila Hunsucker was a native of Conover, N.C., where she graduated from Concordia College. She taught in an elementary school in Conover before her marriage.

In Baltimore, she was active at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church until her husband's retirement as pastor there in 1962. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church while he was its minister of visitation before his death in 1970.

Services were to be held at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of the Augsburg Lutheran Home, 6811 Campfield Road in Lochearn.

Mrs. Freed is survived by two sons, the Rev. John W. Freed of Sykesville and Paul E. Freed of Cub Hill; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Frank A. Collison

Beth Steel machinist

Frank A. Collison, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. machinist, died Tuesday at Francis Scott Key Medical Center after a heart attack.

He was 77 and lived in Dundalk.

He retired 15 years ago after working at the steelmaker's Sparrows Point mills for 30 years.

A native of Richmond, Va., he came to the Baltimore area as a young man.

Services were to be conducted at noon today at the Duda-Ruck Funeral Home, 7922 Wise Ave. in Dundalk.

Mr. Collison is survived by his wife, the former Ethel P. Bolen; three daughters, Rosemond P. Kizziar of Cape May, N.J., and Carole Jean Pressnall and Irene F. Filipiak, both of Baltimore; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Charlotte Roberts

Active volunteer

Charlotte Skinner Roberts, a volunteer worker for several organizations, died Wednesday of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

She was 61 and lived in Murray Hill.

She had been a volunteer worker for the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage and a docent at the Homewood House on the Johns Hopkins University campus.

After becoming ill, she became active in the Phoenix Center, a family support group, and helped to organize the Wellness Community of Baltimore.

She had been a volunteer worker at Roland Park Place, and she sold apartments in the retirement residence in its early days. A former president of the SS&P Investment Club, she had also been a partner in Bethany Club Tennis in Bethany Beach, Del., from 1976 until 1986.

She was a member of the Baltimore Country Club, the Elkridge Club and the Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Bethany Beach.

The former Charlotte Woodruff Skinner was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of Friends School and the Centenary College for Women in Hackettstown, N.J.

bTC A memorial service for Mrs. Roberts was to be conducted at 4:30 p.m. today at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Charles Street and Melrose Avenue.

She is survived by her husband, Frank G. Roberts; two daughters, Charlotte Parker of St. Michaels and Catherine Tipper of Monkton; a son, Jeffrey Scott Roberts of Baltimore; her mother, Charlotte Woodruff Skinner of Baltimore; a brother, Robert Skinner of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

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