Mary Charlotte H. Russell, 84, homemaker, volunteerMary...

September 21, 1997

Mary Charlotte H. Russell, 84, homemaker, volunteer

Mary Charlotte H. Russell, a homemaker and volunteer, died of coronary failure Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 84.

Mrs. Russell, who was known as "Mikey," lived at Blakehurst Retirement Community since 1994 and was a former resident of Ruxton Village Apartments.

She had volunteered for many years at Children's Hospital and Center for Reconstructive Surgery.

Mrs. Russell was an avid bridge player and a member of the Tuesday Luncheon Club, which met at L'Hirondelle Country Club in Ruxton, where she was also a member.

She was born Mary Charlotte Heuisler in Catonsville and, in 1931, moved to Homeland with her family. She attended Roland Park Country School and graduated from Notre Dame Preparatory School.

In 1946, she and Col. Edwin Allen Russell Jr., a career Air Force officer, were married. They lived in Naples, Italy, and California. He died in 1958, and Mrs. Russell returned to Ruxton in 1961.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St., Baltimore.

Mrs. Russell is survived by her daughter, Mary Charlotte Heuisler Russell Watts of Ruxton; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cathedral Preservation Trust, 5200 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21210.

Sylvia Goldstein, 85, secretary, homemaker

Sylvia Goldstein, a homemaker and former military and college secretary, died yesterday of heart failure at her Pikesville home. She was 85.

Born Sylvia Stark in Baltimore, she graduated from Western High School in the late 1920s. She was a secretary at Butler Brothers wholesale mail-order company, and then at Fort Meade from the 1940s until 1953, when she married Oscar Mark Goldstein. He died in 1971.

From 1971 to 1980, Mrs. Goldstein was a secretary in the admissions department of what is now Baltimore City Community College.

She played the violin at community affairs, weddings and funerals until the mid-1970s.

Services will be at noon tomorrow at Sol Levinson and Bros., 8900 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville.

She is survived by three sons, Joseph Goldstein, Harry Goldstein and Edward Goldstein, all of Baltimore; a daughter, Joan Miller of Canoga Park, Calif.; two sisters, Blanche Stark and Edith Stark, both of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

Jason E. Jakubowski, 26, memorial service

A memorial service for Navy Lt. Jason E. Jakubowski, who died Sept. 14 when his plane crashed during a training exercise in Oman, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis.

The 26-year-old pilot was a Grasonville resident and 1993 Naval Academy graduate.

Memorial donations may be made to the Jason Eric Jakubowski Memorial Fund, Navy Federal Credit Union, 8102 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, Fla. 32244.

Pub Date: 9/21/97

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