Starred in 3 sports
Aaron Miller, a former partner in a Richmond, Va., scrap metal business, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at the North Oaks Retirement Community in Pikesville. He was 84.
He had lived in Northwest Baltimore from 1972 until he moved to North Oaks four years ago.
The Baltimore native was a graduate of City College who moved to Richmond in 1948 and became a partner in what was then the Peck Iron and Metal Co.
He was known as Hawk while playing guard in the amateur Baltimore Basketball League where, in 1934 and 1935, he was named to an all-star team. As a junior tennis player, he was a finalist in the 1928 Evening Sun tournament and a semifinalist the next year in the National Indoor Tournament.
In 1944 and 1945, he was the Maryland state badminton champion. He was the Virginia state doubles champion in tennis in 1959 and doubles champion in badminton in 1962.
In Richmond, he was president of Temple Beth-El Congregation and was active in community groups.
His wife, the former Rose Peck, died in 1990.
Services were planned for 1 p.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. Inc., 6010 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, and the family will receive friends afterward from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at North Oaks, 725 Mount Wilson Lane.
Mr. Miller is survived by two daughters, Gloria Schwartz of Hatfield, Pa., and Susan Miller of Philadelphia; a son, Steven Miller of Richmond; a sister, Irene Siger of Baltimore; a brother, David Miller of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.
Gilbert P. Cook
Retired A&P employee
Gilbert P. Cook, retired chief meat buyer for a grocery chain, died Saturday of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Hamilton resident was 78.
He retired in 1982 after having worked for the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. since 1933.
The Baltimore native was a member of the Hamilton Lions Club and the Overlea Lions Club and was made a Melvin Jones Fellow last summer for his contributions to Lions Clubs International despite losing his sight 10 years ago.
Services were set for 10 a.m. today at the Cvach-Rosedale Funeral Home, 1211 Chesaco Ave.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 55 years, the former Mary B. Sulka; a daughter, Mary Collyer of Lorton, Va.; two sons, G. Robert Cook of Port Charlotte, Fla., and J. Douglas Cook of Fallston; two sisters, Evelyn Kalbskopf of Parkville and Clara Weathersbee of Georgia; a brother, Harry Cook of Towson; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Ethel Kastner Sand
Ethel Kastner Sand, a longtime volunteer worker, died Saturday at a Hershey, Pa., hospital after a stroke. She was 89 and had lived for about a year in a Hershey retirement community.
The former Ethel Kastner was a Baltimore native. A resident of Roland Park for many years, she was a volunteer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and a member of the First English Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Her husband, John Q. A. Sand, died in 1940.
Services were planned for 10 a.m. today at the Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, 6500 York Road.
She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Sand Gault of Harrisburg, Pa.; a grandson and granddaughter; and five great-grandchildren.
Robert P. Carey
Robert P. Carey, a retired public relations executive, died Saturday of progressive supranuclear palsy, aPHOTO severe form of Parkinson's disease, at the Summit Nursing Home in Catonsville. The Timonium resident was 59.
He retired in 1990 from Martin Marietta Corp. where he had been a senior editor for two years. Earlier, he operated Carey Communications, an advertising and public relations firm in Timonium, from 1981 to 1988 and had held public relations positions at various firms before then.
He was reared in Baltimore, attended city schools and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland in 1958.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11:30 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Texas.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Iris J. Katowski; three sons, Brian P. Carey, Glen A. Carey and Keith M. Carey, all of Timonium; and two sisters, Joy Gant of Pasadena and Linda Gardner of Linthicum.
Memorial donations may be made to the Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Research, 3737 Courtleigh Drive, Randallstown 21133.
Anne P. C. Wisniewski, who practiced law with her husband in Baltimore County, died Sunday of cancer at their Kingsville home. She was 62.
She had practiced for 35 years with her husband, Milton J. Wisniewski, specializing in credit union and banking law.
Born Anne P. Campbell in Eccleston in Baltimore County, she graduated from Catonsville High School, Towson State University and the Mount Vernon School of Law, now the University of Baltimore School of Law.
She gave readings of her poems to poetry groups in Harford County.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Holy Rosary Cemetery, 7305 German Hill Road, Dundalk.