Dorothy Ostrofsky, 76, Hopkins research assistantDorothy...

June 27, 1998

Dorothy Ostrofsky, 76, Hopkins research assistant

Dorothy Ostrofsky, a retired research assistant at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died yesterday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 76.

From the mid-1960s until the early 1980s, Mrs. Ostrofsky was a research assistant in the hospital's psychology department.

A native of Hoboken, N.J., the former Dorothy Kotelchuck married Aaron Ostrofsky in 1941. He died in 1992.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at Sol Levinson & Bros., 8900 Reisterstown Road.

She is survived by a son, Jack Ostrofsky of San Francisco; two daughters, Diane Ostrofsky of New York and Sandy Gordon of Baltimore; a brother, Joseph Kotelchuck of Baltimore; a sister, Norma Warnekow of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

Charles S. Sexton, 82, owned car dealership

Charles Simpson Sexton, the former owner of a Bel Air auto dealership, died Thursday of cancer at Mariner Health Center in Bel Air. He was 82.

For nearly 20 years, Mr. Sexton owned the Central Car Center in Bel Air, retiring in 1987. He had worked as a manager at the Bel Air Auto Auction from 1947 to 1968.

A native of Galax, Va., Mr. Sexton moved to Bel Air in 1940.

He married the former Rosa Smith in 1940. She died in 1992.

Services are scheduled for 9: 30 a.m. today at the Schimunek Funeral Home, 610 W. MacPhail Road in Bel Air.

He is survived by a son, Charles D. Sexton of Bel Air; a brother, Robert Sexton of Galax; two sisters, Vera Talley of Galax and Alma Summers of Mount Airy, N.C.; and a granddaughter.

Rose Gloria Pannoni, 65, leasing company staffer

Rose Gloria Pannoni, a homemaker who was a client administrator for Peterson, Howell and Heather, died Wednesday from complications of surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 65.

The Cockeysville resident began her career with the Hunt Valley fleet leasing company in 1958 and retired in 1975.

The former Rose Gloria Rao was born and raised near Patterson Park. She was a 1950 graduate of Patterson High School and earned her bachelor's degree from Towson State College.

She was married in 1953 to Fausto Pannoni, who died in 1994.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11: 30 a.m. today at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Cockeysville.

She is survived by two sons, Richard Pannoni of Lutherville and Gregory A. Pannoni of Laurel; a daughter, Joanne Hall of Carney; a sister, Carmela Fosler of Hamilton; and seven grandchildren.

Pub Date: 6/27/98

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