Sam A. Goldstein, 87, pharmacistSam A. Goldstein, a...

September 12, 1996

Sam A. Goldstein, 87, pharmacist

Sam A. Goldstein, a retired pharmacist who was active in many professional associations and was honored for community service, died Tuesday at Sinai Hospital of heart failure. He was 87 and a Northwest Baltimore resident.

A 1928 graduate of City College, he bought a West Baltimore drugstore, the Lincoln Pharmacy on Calhoun Street, in 1930, the year he graduated from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

Known as "Dr. Sam," he sold the business in 1968 and was a pharmacist for the old Read's chain until he retired in the early 1970s.

He was a former president of the Maryland Pharmaceutical Association, the Baltimore Metropolitan Pharmaceutical Association, the University of Maryland Pharmacy Association, the RX Club and the Baltimore Veteran Druggist Organization.

In 1981, he received the Bowl of Hygeia Award for community service. He was recognized for visiting senior centers to speak about health and medicines in the Elder Ed Program.

He was a 50-year member and chairman of the board of the Har Zion Tifereth Israel Congregation, now known as the Pickwick Jewish Center.

Graveside services will be held at noon today at Har Zion Tifereth Cemetery, on Hamilton Avenue in Rosedale.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, the former Sarah Feldman; two daughters, Ettadean Epstein and Simone Rosenbloom, both of Pikesville; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Edward P. Rahe, 81, shipbuilding executive

Edward P. Rahe Sr., a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. shipbuilding executive, died Saturday of cancer at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 81.

Mr. Rahe was technical superintendent and assistant plant manager at Bethlehem's Key Highway shipyard from 1938, when the company was the largest shipbuilder in the world, until his retirement in 1977.

Born and raised in Govans, Mr. Rahe was a 1932 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1935 from the University of Maryland.

Mr. Rahe enjoyed making furniture and ship models in his workshop. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Country Club of Maryland.

He was a 45-year member of Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, the former Bettie Cake; a son, E. Preston Rahe Jr. of Aiken, S.C.; a daughter, Susan R. del Carmen of Baltimore; a brother, Charles H. Rahe of Raleigh, N.C.; and five grandchildren.

Arthur Edwin Gutman, 83, department store executive

Arthur Edwin Gutman, 83, an anti-war activist and retired executive vice president for personnel at the old Julius Gutman & Co. department store, died of pneumonia Aug. 16 in San Diego, Calif.

A Baltimore native and grandson of the founder of Gutman's, he graduated from Park School in 1931 and the Johns Hopkins University in 1935. He retired from Gutman's in the 1960s, worked several years for the city Health Department and returned to Hopkins to earn a master's degree in liberal arts in 1973.

Mr. Gutman served in the Army Office of Security Service from 1942 to 1944, but later became philosophically opposed to war. He protested the Vietnam War and was active in organizations promoting nuclear disarmament.

He moved to California in 1986 after the death of his wife of 44 NTC years, the former Elaine Binswanger. At his death, he was a San Diego city ombudsman monitoring standards of health care in municipal extended-care homes.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Seldin; a son, Dr. Julius Gutman of Short Hills, N.J.; a daughter, Joan Talende of San Francisco; a brother, James Gutman of Severna Park; and a grandson. No funeral was held.

Carl J. Lydick, 40, computer specialist

Carl J. Lydick, 40, a former Edgemere resident who was a computer specialist with California Institute of Technology, died of congestive heart failure Aug. 23 at his home in Pasadena, Calif.

Mr. Lydick, born in Baltimore and raised in eastern Baltimore County, was a 1973 graduate of Sparrows Point High School where he helped establish WSPHS, the school's radio station. He graduated from the technology institute in 1978, and at his death was a staff member in geology and planetary sciences and had been associated with the Hubble Space Telescope project.

He is survived by his mother, Myrtle Lydick of Baltimore; three sisters, Karen Lydick of Dundalk, Dianne Kalm of Edgemere and Patricia Lydick of Baltimore; and a niece, Kayleigh Maree Lydick of Essex.

No funeral was held.

Pub Date: 9/12/96

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