Charlotte W. Skinner, 93, volunteer at two...

June 10, 1999

Charlotte W. Skinner, 93, volunteer at two hospitals

Charlotte W. Skinner, a volunteer and avid golfer, died Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center from complications of pneumonia. She was 93 and lived at Roland Park Place.

The former Homeland resident had been a longtime volunteer at Franklin Square and Union Memorial hospitals.

She played golf until she was in her mid-80s at the Baltimore Country Club, where she was a member. She also enjoyed sailing and belonged to the Sailing Club of the Chesapeake and the Annapolis Yacht Club.

Born Charlotte Woodruff in New London, Conn., she earned a bachelor's degree from the old Maryland College for Women in Lutherville.

In 1926, she married Robert S. Skinner Sr., who died in 1974.

She was a communicant and member of the Altar Guild of St. David Episcopal Church in Roland Park, where a memorial service was held yesterday.

She is survived by a son, Robert S. Skinner Jr. of Wiltondale; a brother, Jackson A. Woodruff of Sarasota, Fla.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Gordon Himelfarb, 77, Baltimore County teacher

Gordon Himelfarb, a former teacher in the Baltimore County public school system, died Friday of a heart attack at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington. The former North Baltimore resident was 77.

He was a social studies teacher for many years at Sudbrook Junior High School. In the 1960s, he became a civilian employee at the Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground. He retired in 1975.

The Baltimore native served in the Army during World War II and graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1952.

His 1947 marriage to Norma Galler ended in divorce.

Funeral services were held yesterday.

He is survived by four sons, Roger Himelfarb of Baltimore, Sheldon Himelfarb of Potomac, Michael Himelfarb of New Freedom, Pa., and Adam Himelfarb of Germantown; a daughter, Suzie Galler of Wilton, Conn.; a sister, Ruth Klein of Orlando, Fla.; and nine grandchildren.


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Pub Date: 6/10/99

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