Henry A. Parr IV, 67, insurance co. vice presidentHenry A...

September 13, 1996

Henry A. Parr IV, 67, insurance co. vice president

Henry A. Parr IV, scion of a Baltimore insurance family and noted chicken breeder, died of a heart attack Sunday at his Glyndon home. He was 67.

Mr. Parr was associated all his working life with Maury, Donnelly & Parr Inc., the Baltimore insurance brokerage founded in 1876 and located at Commerce and Water streets. He joined the firm in 1949 as a salesman after graduation from Gilman School.

At his death he was semi-retired, but remained a member of the company's board and senior vice president.

He was born in Baltimore and raised in Glyndon, the son of Henry A. Parr III, former chairman of the board, who died in 1977, and Mary Lawrason Riggs Parr Wing.

He was an accomplished jazz drummer and avid golfer, and a founder of the Golfers' Charitable Association, sponsor of the Lady Carling Open which benefited Children's Hospital.

Mr. Parr maintained a seven-acre farm where he enjoyed planting trees and breeding chickens. He was known for his Black Breasted Red Game Bantams, and had written a book on the subject, "Breeding Game Fowl." He also maintained a champion flock of Montedale sheep.

His wife, the former Bonnie Dean Bonham, died in 1989.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, G. H. Alex Parr of Mount Washington; three daughters, Tara Lee Parr of Bellvue, Colo., Laura Bonham Goreski of Berthoud, Colo., and Katheryn Victoria Hampson of Madison, Wis.; a brother, Thomas D.R. Parr of Glyndon; and two grandchildren.

Plans for a memorial service were incomplete. Stanley Arthur Goldberg, retired director of management information systems at Edgewood Arsenal, died Aug. 30 of complications from lymphoma at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 73.

Mr. Goldberg, who lived in Bel Air, began his career at the Harford County military installation in 1960 as a chemical engineer and retired in 1983.

A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and 1943 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, he served in the Army Corps of Engineers in the latter years of World War II.

A former scoutmaster, he was named in 1982 to the Harford County Commission on Physical Fitness. In recent years, he was a tax aide volunteer with the American Association of Retired Persons and member of the advisory board of HARCO Maryland Federal Credit Union.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Shirley Braunstein; two sons, Steven M. Goldberg of Cottage City and Richard R. Goldberg of Freehold, N.J.; and five grandchildren.

Services were private.

Fumiko Ikemori-Doorenbus, 66, pharmacist

Fumiko Ikemori-Doorenbus, 66, a retired pharmacist and former free-lance contributor to The Sun, died Aug. 18 of heart failure at a nursing home in Meridian, Miss. Services were held there Aug. 20.

She was a former resident of Glen Burnie, North Linthicum and Towson, and wrote articles for the newspaper from 1958 to 1964 until moving to Mississippi, where she owned and operated several pharmacies.

Born and raised in Maui, Hawaii, she was a 1952 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Pharmacy.

Survivors include a son, Dr. David Doorenbus of Meridian; six daughters, Beverly Petty and Marth Lindsey both of Atlanta, Phyllis Quay of Concord, N.H., Donna Thorne of Annandale, Va., Alice Lindsey of Phoenix, Ariz., and Gail Doorenbus of Oxford, Miss.; two brothers; five sisters, and eight grandchildren.

Ruby Jeanette Williams Cox, 66, a former Baltimore resident who worked for the Sweetheart Cup Co. for many years, died Monday in Catawba, N.C., of an aneurysm.

Born in Danville, Va., Mrs. Cox moved to Southwest Baltimore in 1962 and began work as a packer at Sweetheart Cup that year. She retired in 1987, and moved with her husband to Catawba.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Howard Hubbard Funeral Home, 4107 Wilkens Ave.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Edward Cox; three sons, Robert Jenkins, James Jenkins and Glen Cox, all of Baltimore; a daughter, Trudy Ann Black of Hanover; three brothers, Rudolph Williams, Billy Williams and Neil Williams, all of Danville, Va.; and a sister, Nellie Turner of Winston-Salem, N.C.

Pub Date: 9/13/96

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