Sister Augustine, 91, Seton High School teacherSister...

January 22, 1996

Sister Augustine, 91, Seton High School teacher

Sister Augustine Troy, a member of the Daughters of Charity who taught history and home economics for 28 years at Seton High School in Baltimore, died Jan. 14 of congestive heart failure at Villa St. Michael in Emmitsburg. She was 91.

The former Mary Pleasants of Long Green graduated from Seton High and entered the Daughters of Charity in 1923. She earned a bachelor of science degree in social studies from St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg and a master's degree in education in guidance and psychology from Loyola College in Baltimore.

She taught at schools in Maryland, Virginia, New York and Massachusetts before joining the Seton faculty.

She is survived by a sister, Josephine Urbaitis of Wernersville, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of the Resurrection was offered Tuesday.

Philip S. Zanghi, 96, founded trucking company

Philip S. Zanghi, founder of Red Line Transfer Trucking Co., which transported bananas to many major grocery chains in Maryland and Washington, died Jan. 8 of pneumonia and respiratory failure at Meridian Nursing Center in Brooklyn Park. He was 96.

Mr. Zanghi was born in Sicily on Sept. 16, 1899. He came to the United States when he was 13 and lived in Scranton, Pa., before coming to Maryland.

After he retired in 1968, Mr. Zanghi enjoyed traveling with his wife, Grace, who is deceased. The couple lived in Ellicott City.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Hubbard Funeral Home in Baltimore. Burial will be at New Cathedral Cemetery in Catonsville.

He is survived by a son, Salvatore R. Zanghi of Farmville, Va.; two grandsons; and a grand-daughter, all are of Baltimore.

Stella R. Bogdan, 75, Baltimorean since 1940s

Stella R. Bogdan, who enjoyed sewing and reading romance novels, died Friday of cancer at Easton Memorial Hospital. She was 75.

Mrs. Bogdan, a native of Clarksburg, Va., moved to Baltimore during World War II. She worked at Crown Cork & Seal Co.'s Baltimore plant before marrying Edward A. Bogdan of Taylor's Island in 1942.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Ursula's Roman Catholic Church in Parkville. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by four sons, Edward A. Bogdan of Perry Hall, David J. Bogdan and Anthony M. FTC Bogdan, both of Baltimore, and Rolland M. Bogdan of Fullerton; a daughter, Elaine C. Huebschman of Baltimore; two sisters; eight grandsons; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson.

Mabel E. Pietsch, 90, School for the Blind teacher

Mabel E. Pietsch, 90, a former teacher at the Maryland School for the Blind who adopted stray dogs, died Thursday of cancer at Meridian Heritage Nursing Center in Dundalk.

Ms. Pietsch graduated from Eastern High School and earned a teaching certificate from Perkins Institute for the Blind in Watertown, Mass. She later managed the Maryland Workshop for the Blind canteen at Baltimore City Hall, a job she held for 26 years before retiring in 1970.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Schimunek Funeral Home in Baltimore. Burial will follow in Loudon Park Cemetery.

Ms. Pietsch is survived by a cousin, Curtis Chittenden of Perry Hall.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Radio Reading Network of Maryland, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave., Baltimore 21215, or Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 35, Maryland Line 21105.

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