N. Sasaborosaw-Harper, 45, Children's Home...

August 25, 1999

N. Sasaborosaw-Harper, 45, Children's Home supervisor

Nalungo Sasaborosaw-Harper, supervisor of the Children's Home in Catonsville since 1993, died of breast cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. She was 45 and lived in Woodlawn.

Born in Philadelphia and educated there and in Baltimore public schools, she earned a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice administration from Antioch University in 1982. She was a correctional officer in the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services before she became a counselor at the nonprofit Woodbourne Center for troubled adolescents in Northeast Baltimore.

After some years at Woodbourne, Mrs. Harper operated a day care center and cared for foster children at her home before she joined Children's Home, a shelter for girls.

She was a member of Restoration Life Cathedral Church at 5210 York Road, where services will be held at 11 a.m. today.

She is survived by four sons, Tacuma Oseitutu, Shangobunmi Oseitutu, Obinna Oseitutu and Aquil Oseitutu, all of Baltimore; a daughter, Maia Adar Harper of Baltimore; three brothers, Edward Watson and Sylvester Watson, both of Philadelphia, and Gregory Nutall of Pittsburgh; two sisters, Woodretta Cunningham and Adelaide Watson, both of Philadelphia; a grandson; and three granddaughters.

Alice Pelham Kriete, 92, historical society secretary

Alice Pelham Kriete, former executive secretary to the director of the Maryland Historical Society, died Aug.18 of Alzheimer's disease at Northwest Hospital Center in Randallstown. She was 92.

The former Catonsville and Granite resident had lived at Robosson Court Nursing Center since 1993.

Born in Dunnsville, Va., she moved to Baltimore as a child. She earned a teaching degree from then-Towson State Normal School and taught for several years in Baltimore public schools. She also worked in the accounting department of the Federal Land Bank.

She was executive secretary to Harold R. Manakee, director of the Maryland Historical Society from 1962 until 1972, and his successor, P. William Filby, from 1972 to 1978, when she retired.

Services will be private. She is survived by 16 nephews and nieces.

Elizabeth L. Baumgardner, 87, homemaker, painter

Elizabeth Leister Baumgardner, a homemaker who was active in community affairs in Taneytown, died Sunday of heart failure at Gettysburg (Pa.) Hospital. She was 87.

The former Elizabeth Leister was a lifelong resident of the Carroll County community, where she was a charter member of the Taneytown Volunteer Fire Company auxiliary, and a member of the Taneytown Heritage Commission, the Silver Fancy Garden Club, the Republican Women's Club of Taneytown and other groups.

The graduate of Taneytown High School married James Currens Baumgardner, a restaurateur, in 1931. He died in 1980.

She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown, where services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow.

She is survived by a son, Dr. George R. Baumgardner of New Vernon, N.J.; two grandsons; two great-granddaughters; and a cousin, Leah Baumgardner of Taneytown.

Sister Mary Ignatius Toodle, 90, schoolteacher, prefect

Sister Mary Ignatius Toodle, a retired educator, died of heart failure Saturday -- her 90th birthday -- at the motherhouse of Oblate Sisters of Providence in Catonsville.

Sister Ignatius, who retired in 1974, taught at parochial schools in Missouri and Washington and had been a prefect at orphanages in Kansas and Missouri. She was assigned to St. Frances Convent in Baltimore from 1967 to 1974.

In retirement, she worked in the laundry and was a reader in the chapel at the motherhouse.

The former Gladys Mae Toodle was born in Fountain Mills, Frederick County, where she graduated from public schools. She entered the Oblate Sisters of Providence in 1931 and professed her vows in 1933.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 7: 30 p.m. today in the chapel at Our Lady of Mount Providence, the motherhouse at 701 Gun Road.

She is survived by two brothers, Roy Toodle of Washington and Armistice Matthew Toodle of Media, Pa.

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