Jerome Block, 68, Baltimore pharmacist

November 11, 1997

Jerome Block, a Baltimore pharmacist and bicyclist, died of pancreatic cancer Oct. 22 at Sinai Hospital. He was 68 and lived in Owings Mills.

After graduating from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 1953, he was an Army pharmacist until 1955. He then joined Curtis Bay Pharmacy, which had been established in the early 1930s by his father, also a pharmacist.

The business was sold in 1985 and he continued to work as a pharmacist at local pharmacies.

Born and raised in Northwest Baltimore, he was a 1949 graduate of Forest Park High School.

He liked bicycling with his wife of 40 years, the former Peggy Moser.

He was a member of Temple Emanuel. Services were held Oct. 26.

Other survivors include a son, Paul Block of Alexandria, Va.; two daughters, Linda Block of Tyrone, Pa., and Deborah Basel of Baltimore; his mother, Eva Block of Baltimore; a brother, David Block of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and a grandchild.

Pub Date: 11/11/97

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