Mary D. Wilson, 86, licensed practical nurseMary D...

June 16, 1999

Mary D. Wilson, 86, licensed practical nurse

Mary D. Wilson, a retired licensed practical nurse and former Baltimorean, died Saturday of cancer at home in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. She was 86.

She was a licensed practical nurse at the U.S. Public Health Hospital in Wyman Park for 12 years and retired in 1974. She moved to Indian Harbour Beach in 1978.

The former Mary Dolinar, who was born in Westmoreland County, Pa., earned her high school equivalency and nursing degree from then-Rosewood State Hospital in 1961.

Her marriage to Joseph Wilson ended in divorce.

A memorial service will be held July 5 in Indian Harbour Beach.

She is survived by two daughters, Shirley R. Holt of Indian Harbour Beach and W. Jean Richards of Westford, Mass.; two brothers, Frank Dolinar of Avella, Pa., and James Dolinar of Baltimore; four sisters, Caroline Brower of Las Vegas, Francis Cariano of Indian Harbour Beach, Margaret Hruby of West Mifflin, Pa., and Ann Elias of Streator, Ill.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Barbara Sheehan, 58, taught emotionally disturbed pupils

Barbara Sheehan, a former biology teacher and teacher of emotionally disturbed children, died Sunday of cancer at her Towson home. She was 58.

Mrs. Sheehan taught emotionally disturbed pupils at the Children's Guild in Baltimore from 1988 to 1992. Most recently, she was a special assistant at Woodhome Elementary School in the city.

She received a bachelor's degree in biology from Western Maryland College in 1963 and taught the subject for several years in Baltimore County schools. She also had worked for the National Education Association.

She was a volunteer with the Baltimore Symphony Decorators Show House for many years and had served on the board of Chesapeake Center Camp.

She was an elder, Sunday school teacher and member of Women's Circle 8 at Towson Presbyterian Church, where, in the early 1970s, she pioneered an overnight girls camp at the church's Beetree retreat in northern Baltimore County.

The former Barbara Earhart was born in Harrisonburg, Va., and raised in Westminster, Mount Airy and Frederick.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Towson Presbyterian Church, 400 W. Chesapeake Ave.

She is survived by her husband, John Marr Sheehan Jr., whom she married in 1967; a son, John M. Sheehan III of Towson; a daughter, Tracey Sheehan of Towson; her mother, Mary Frances Brown of Frederick; a brother, Robert A. Earhart of Baltimore; her stepfather, Fred J. Brown of Frederick; two stepbrothers, Eric Brown of Mount Pleasant, S.C., and Richard Brown of Falls Church, Va.; and several aunts and uncles.

Jessie Marguerite Hudgins, 81, English teacher

Jessie Marguerite Hudgins, a retired English teacher, died of complications of leukemia Saturday at Northwest Hospital Center. She was 81 and lived in Milford Mill.

She taught in Baltimore public schools for 34 years and retired in 1977.

Born in Mathews County, Va., the former Jessie Ferguson earned a bachelor of arts degree at Virginia Union University in Richmond and a master's of education from Columbia University. She did post-graduate work at Hampton (Va.) University and Loyola College.

She was a member of Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave., where funeral services will be held at noon Friday.

She is survived by her husband, John Hudgins, whom she married in 1945; and two sisters, Christine Sheppard of Hallieford, Va., and Alma Irene Jones of Gloucester, Va.

Hermina S. Feigin, 77, Social Security supervisor

Hermina S. Feigin, a homemaker and former Social Security Administration supervisor, died of pulmonary failure yesterday at home in Reisterstown. She was 77.

The former longtime Pikesville resident joined SSA in the late 1960s as a clerk-typist at the Woodlawn headquarters and retired in 1983 as a supervisor in the Health Care Financing Administration in 1983. Earlier, she worked for a florist in Northwest Baltimore.

She enjoyed ceramics and making stained-glass panels, several of which are installed in windows at her home.

The former Hermina Schwaber was born in Baltimore and raised in Manhattan, where she graduated from New York City public schools.

In 1942, she married Murray Feigin, an accountant, who died in 1982.

She had been a founding member of the Liberty Jewish Center in Pikesville and a member of the Covenant Guild.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. Inc., 8900 Reisterstown Road.

She is survived by a son, David B. Feigin of Gaithersburg; two daughters, Janet Gross of Reisterstown and Beth F. Bugnaski of Lutherville; and four grandchildren.

Thomas H. Broome II, 73, nuclear physicist

Thomas H. Broome II, a retired nuclear physicist and former Perry Hall resident, died Saturday of cancer at the House of John Hospice in Clifton Springs, N.Y. He was 73.

Mr. Broome, who had lived in Dundee, N.Y., since 1983, retired in the late 1970s from Teledyna Isotopes in Baltimore. Earlier, he had worked at Brookhaven National Laboratories on Long Island, N.Y., before he joined Martin-Marietta in Middle River in 1961.

The native of Northeast Baltimore lied about his age and joined the Navy during World War II. After he was discharged, he joined the Atomic Energy Commission.

His marriage to Jane Gillis ended in divorce. He subsequently married Lyllis Adams, who died in 1991.

Services will be private.

He is survived by a son, Thomas H. Broome III of Mickleton, N.J.; two daughters, Catherine L. Broome of Monkton and Virginia L. Schroeder of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; a stepson, Peter Adams of Red Lion, Pa.; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

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