Hope T. Boston Longtime volunteer

June 01, 1994

Hope T. Boston, a former executive secretary and volunteer, died Saturday of cancer at the Charlestown Nursing Center. The Timonium resident was 81.

She was executive secretary to the director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for the History of Medicine from 1935 until 1947. While at the institute, she worked in production and was copy editor of the Bulletin of the History of Medicine.

For the past 20 years, she was a volunteer at the Children's Aid Society, the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, the Maryland School for the Blind and a remedial reading program at Cockeysville Junior High School.

In 1979, she received an Outstanding Volunteer Service Award from the Maryland Department of Education and in 1989 from the Maryland Department of Social Social Services.

The former Hope Trebing was a native of St. Louis who attended Friends School and the Johns Hopkins University.

Her husband, Guy Douglas Boston, died in 1972, and her son, Guy Douglas Boston Jr., in 1991.

Services were set for 10 a.m. today at Timonium Presbyterian Church, 303 W. Timonium Road.

She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Julia Louise Boston of Marriottsville; a brother, Harry M. Trebing of Towson and East Lansing, Mich.; and two grandsons.

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