Fred KolodnerLawyerFred Kolodner, who practiced law in...

April 28, 1995

Fred Kolodner


Fred Kolodner, who practiced law in Baltimore for about 40 years, died Sunday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Mr. Kolodner, who was 70, lived in Baltimore where he was born. He maintained a practice in downtown Baltimore in which he trained many younger associates over the years and became known, as a judge later said, as "a hard-nosed plaintiff's lawyer . . . scrupulous and honest."

In 1948, he graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

For most of his career, Mr. Kolodner had an excellent reputation, but in 1991 he was disbarred and convicted of stealing money from a client.

He was a member of the Har Sinai Congregation. Services were private.

He is survived by his wife, the former Deborah Wilson; a brother, William Kolodner, of Baltimore; and two sisters, Norma Fedder, of Baltimore, and Helen Lee Caplan, of Pittsburgh.

James H. Murray, a retired shipyard employee, died Tuesday of emphysema at Grand Stand Regional Medical Center in Surfside Beach, S.C. The former Towson resident was 76.

Mr. Murray retired in 1979 as assistant superintendent of Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Key Highway shipyard, where he had worked since 1945.

A resident of Surfside since 1986, he was born and raised in Port Richmond on Staten Island, N.Y. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1941 at the University of Notre Dame.

During World War II, he served in the Coast Guard.

was a former member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Towson.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered today in Surfside.

L His marriage to the former Marie L. Willoe ended in divorce.

He is survived by his wife, the former Patricia Anderson; two sons, Thomas G. Murray of Baltimore and James H. Murray III of Newark, Del.; two daughters, Maureen Murray of Annapolis and Christine Kaiser of Hunt Valley; three brothers, Edward Murray, William Murray and Jack Murray, all of Staten Island; two stepdaughters, Linda Housner and Patricia Polito, both of Baltimore; and six grandchildren.

Erma W. Greenfield

Retired secretary

Erma W. Greenfield, a retired secretary, died April 21 of complications of cancer at her home in Parkville. She was 86.

Mrs. Greenfield retired about 15 years ago as secretary in the Guidance Office at Parkville Junior High School, where she had worked since 1958. While living in Mojave, Calif., from 1953 to 1955, she was a reporter on the Mojave Desert News.

She was born Erma Wilson in Blanchard, Wash. She moved to the Baltimore area after she married H. Richard Greenfield in 1941. He worked for Martin Marietta Corp. before his retirement. They moved to Parkville in 1955.

Services were to be at 11 a.m. today at Aisquith Presbyterian Church, 7515 Harford Road.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Patricia G. Brown of Overland Park, Kan.; a brother, Richard W. Wilson of Vancouver, Wash.; and two grandchildren.

Irving F. Rew Jr.

Merchant Marine officer

Irving F. Rew Jr., a retired Merchant Marine officer, died April 16 of cancer at his home in Leesburg, Fla. He was 75.

Mr. Rew retired as a chief engineer in 1969 after a 32-year career.

He was born in Norfolk, Va., and raised in the Waverly section of Baltimore. After graduating from City College in 1937, he went to work as a wiper aboard steamships and tankers.

During World War II, he enlisted in the Navy and served in the Pacific.

He was discharged in 1945 as a lieutenant commander.

He was a member of St. Martin's in the Field Episcopal Church, 375 Benfield Road in Severna Park, where a memorial service was to be held at 10:30 a.m. today.

Survivors include his wife of 32 years, the former Ethel E. Rodgers; a son, Stephen Rew of Nashville; two daughters, Mary Lee Stout and Jean Drenner, both of Pasadena; a brother, Elwyn Rew of Baltimore; four sisters, Doris Storesund and Laverne Harden, both of Baltimore, Silva Decker of Dover, Del., and Jacqueline Gooderham of Ontario, Canada; a stepson, Harry B. Rodgers of Severna Park; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Anne T. Paine

Color company technician

Anne T. Paine, a retired technician and administrative assistant for a color specifications and controls company, died Saturday of cancer at her home in the Homeland area. She was 70.

She retired in 1986 after working for the Munsell Color Co. since 1969. During World War II, she was a mathematician who studied aircraft structures at Glenn L. Martin Co.

Born Anne H. Troxell in Baltimore, she graduated from Wells College in Aurora, N.Y.

A service was to be held at 11 a.m. today at Roland Park Presbyterian Church, 4801 Roland Ave.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph P. Paine; two daughters, Meredith P. Leroy of Jarrettsville and Catherine P. Dixon of Bayport, N.Y.; her mother, Daisy W. Troxell of Sykesville; a brother, Richard K. Troxell of Weston, Conn.; and four grandchildren.

Howard R. Arp

Electrical engineer

Howard R. Arp, a retired electrical engineer, died Tuesday of cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 71 and lived in Randallstown.

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