Elizabeth Frances Stahl, 79, elementary school...

June 05, 1998

Elizabeth Frances Stahl, 79, elementary school teacher

Elizabeth Frances Stahl, a retired elementary school teacher, died Saturday at St. Joseph Medical Center of bilateral pneumonia. The Towson resident was 79.

She began teaching in Baltimore County public schools in 1957 and retired in 1980. She had previously taught in West Virginia.

The former Roland Park resident was president of the Board of Lady Managers of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center from 1996 until her death. The board raises money and coordinates volunteers for the Community Family Health Center in East Baltimore.

She also served as president of the Women's Association of Second Presbyterian Church, where she was a member for more than 50 years and recently completed a bicentennial history of the church.

The former Elizabeth Frances Smith was born in Charleston, W.Va., and grew up in Mount Hope, W.Va. She graduated from ZTC the teaching program at Averett College in Danville, Va., in 1937, earned a bachelor's degree in education from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Va., in 1945 and a master's degree in teaching from Johns Hopkins University.

In 1945, she married E. Thomas W. Stahl, a Baltimore attorney. He died in 1992.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St.

She is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Stahl Ollove of Baltimore, Frances Bernstein of Bethesda and Judy Robertson of Brookfield Center, Conn.; a sister, Virginia McIntire of Sarasota, Fla.; and seven grandchildren. Willie Lee Noyad Rainey, a retired longshoreman, died of cancer Sunday at home in Northwest Baltimore. He was 60.

Mr. Rainey was employed by the Steamship Trade Association as a longshoreman from 1969 to 1994 and was a member of Local 333 of the International Longshoremen's Association. He had also worked as a packer at J. Schoeneman Inc., an Owings Mills clothing manufacturer.

The native of Lunenburg County, Va., moved to Baltimore as a youngster and graduated from city schools. He served in the Navy from 1957 to 1961.

Services will be held at noon today at Estep Brothers Funeral Home, 1300 Eutaw Place.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, the former Audrey Knox; a son, Eric Harvey of Philadelphia; three daughters, Yolanda Rainey of Baltimore, Angela Rainey of Philadelphia and Kiara Washington of Durham, N.C.; his mother, Louise Gaither of Baltimore; a brother, Mitchell Hollman of Baltimore; and a grandson.

Pub Date: 6/05/98

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