B. Lucile Bowie, 87, UM educator, consultantB. Lucile...

September 02, 1997

B. Lucile Bowie, 87, UM educator, consultant

B. Lucile Bowie, a noted University of Maryland educator and consultant, died of an aneurysm Aug. 26 at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton. She was 87 and lived in Waldorf.

Dr. Bowie, who moved to Waldorf in 1986, had been a longtime resident of College Park.

She was a professor of human development at the University of Maryland Institute for Child Study from 1956 until she retired in 1973.

She returned as acting associate dean of the College of Education from 1976 to 1977.

Dr. Bowie was born and raised in LaPlata. She graduated from Towson State Normal School in 1929 and began her teaching career that year in a Charles County elementary school.

In 1942, she earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland and the next year was appointed supervisor of Charles County elementary schools.

She earned a master's degree from Columbia University in 1946 and a doctorate from the University of Maryland in 1957 with specialties in human development, supervision and curriculum.

Services were held Friday.

She is survived by a brother, Dr. Harry C. Bowie of Towson; a sister, Irene B. Wood of LaPlata; an aunt, Gwynette Purdy of Ormond Beach, Fla.; four nephews; and a niece.

Joyce Mae Goldfarb, 63, Catonsville resident

Joyce Mae Goldfarb, a Catonsville resident and the mother of two sons, died of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Wednesday at Chesapeake Hospice House in Linthicum. She was 63.

The former Joyce Nicholson was born and raised in Baltimore and graduated from Southern High School in 1952. Later, she was a secretary for the city solicitor's office and other employers before marrying Myron "Mike' Goldfarb in 1960.

Mrs. Goldfarb continued working until 1964, when her first son was born and her family moved to Catonsville, where she lived for 34 years.

Services were held Friday at Glen Haven Memorial Park in Glen Burnie.

In addition to her husband of 37 years, Mrs. Goldfarb is survived by two sons, Jeffrey Goldfarb of Glendale, Calif., and Michael Goldfarb of Laurel; two brothers, Bryce Nicholson of Short Hills, N.J., and Gene Nicholson of Pasadena; and five sisters, Shirley Irvine of Severna Park, Janet Dutton of Severna Park, Eloise Weber of Severna Park, Emmye Coughlin of Phoenix, Ariz., and Marjoria Ries of Los Angeles.

Alice Rose Eckert, 81, Brooklyn Park homemaker

Alice Rose Eckert, a Brooklyn Park homemaker, died Aug. 25 of a heart attack at her home. She was 81.

A native of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., the former Alice Crawley married Louis J. Eckert in 1941 and moved to Baltimore the following year. The couple moved to Brooklyn Park in Anne Arundel County in 1943. Mr. Eckert died in 1967.

A lifelong homemaker, Mrs. Eckert was an avid Orioles fan and enjoyed knitting and crocheting.

Services were held Friday.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas Eckert and James Eckert, both of Brooklyn Park; a daughter, Carolyn Greene of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Agnes Rehill of Harrisburg, Pa., and Mary Mock of Carroll County; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

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Pub Date: 9/02/97

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