Bessie C. Goldmann, 98, homemaker, charity workerBessie C...

September 04, 1996

Bessie C. Goldmann, 98, homemaker, charity worker

Bessie C. Goldmann, a homemaker who was active in several charitable organizations, died yesterday of congestive heart failure at Sinai Hospital. She was 98.

The Park Heights Avenue resident was active in the National Council for Jewish Women, helped immigrants get a foothold in the United States and was a former board member of the Sinai Hospital Auxiliary.

The former Bessie Cohen was born in Baltimore, the daughter of Isaac and Rosa Cohen, and raised in Fells Point, where her father was the proprietor of the Waterfront Hotel.

A graduate of a local business school, Mrs. Goldmann worked as a stenographer until her 1922 marriage to Dr. Harry Goldmann. The couple resided on Eutaw Place until his death in 1971.

Graveside services are set for 1: 30 p.m. today at Shaarei Zion Cemetery, 6307 Hamilton Ave., Rosedale.

She is survived by two sons, Harry Goldman Jr. and Robert J. Goldmann of San Francisco; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Mary H. Kinsley, 82, school nurse

Mary H. Kinsley, a retired school nurse who enjoyed gardening, died Aug. 5 of heart failure at her daughter's home in Catonsville. The longtime Catonsville resident was 82.

Mrs. Kinsley began working in 1958 as a Baltimore County school nurse at Lansdowne Elementary School and retired in 1986 from Hillcrest Elementary.

The former Mary Helen De-Priest was born in Staunton, Va., and came to Baltimore to train as a nurse at Lutheran Hospital. She graduated in 1933 as a registered nurse and worked at the hospital until 1940.

She was married in 1935 to Homan B. Kinsley Sr., a banker, who died in 1989.

Services were held Aug. 5.

She is survived by a son, Homan B. Kinsley Jr. of Powhatan, Va.; her daughter, Carole K. Garrett of Catonsville; and five grandchildren.

Pub Date: 9/04/96

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