Sister Immaculada Aguero, 80, dietitian for conventSister...

September 22, 1999

Sister Immaculada Aguero, 80, dietitian for convent

Sister Mary Immaculada Aguero, a member of the Oblate Sisters of Providence for 53 years, died of heart failure Saturday at St. Agnes HealthCare. She was 80 and lived at Our Lady of Mount Providence Convent in Catonsville.

A dietitian at the convent, she entered the religious order in 1946 and took her vows in 1949.

She had assignments in Cuba, her native country; at St. Frances Convent and Academy in East Baltimore; at St. Cecelia Convent in Walbrook; in Buffalo, N.Y.; in St. Louis; and at Our Lady of Mount Providence.

Born in Camaguey, Cuba, the former Gregoria de la Caridad Aguero was educated in public schools there.

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

She is survived by a sister, Catalina Aguero of Havana, Cuba; and several nieces and nephews.

Leroy Abraham Posner, 79, real estate broker

Leroy Abraham Posner, a retired real estate broker, died Monday of cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. He was 79 and lived in Pikesville.

For 47 years, until his 1986 retirement, he held a real estate broker's license. He owned downtown parking lots and sold and rented houses in city neighborhoods.

He traded under the names Gary Management and Royal Realty.

In the early 1960s, he was an early proponent of downtown renewal and built Royal Motor Lodge, a motel at Paca and Franklin streets, which he later sold. It is now a nursing home.

Born in Baltimore, he graduated from City College in 1936. During World War II, he supervised the repair of Grumman Avenger aircraft at General Motors Corp.'s Broening Highway plant.

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

He is survived by his wife, the former Shirley Smelkinson, whom he married in 1940; two sons, Ronald Alan Posner of Pikesville and Gary Steven Posner of Owings Mills; six daughters, Gloria Lois Asrael of Columbia, Sandra Helene Neuhauser of Randallstown, Merna Dee Galassi of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Pamela Joy Posner, Wendi P. Grosshandler and Terry Joan Posner Seidel, all of Pikesville; two brothers, Morton Posner of Baltimore and Victor Posner of Miami; two sisters, Irene Sopher of New York and Beatrice Cohen of Ellicott City; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Marshall Dale Gray, 75, state property assessor

Marshall Dale Gray, a retired state property assessor and former Forest Hill resident, died Thursday at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., of injuries he suffered in an automobile accident Sept. 6 in Port Orange, Fla.

He was 75 and had lived in Port Orange since 1990.

He was a state property assessor for 20 years and retired in 1985. Earlier, he had worked for A & P food stores in Towson and Perry Hall, and was a truck driver at the Coca-Cola Bottling Co.'s Kirk Avenue plant.

Born in Wilmington, Del., he had lived in Monkton, Cambridge, Washington and Timonium, and graduated from Towson High School.

He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II and was a retired major in the Air Force Reserves.

A memorial service is pending.

He is survived by his wife, the former Beatrice Brewster, whom he married in 1942; a son, Dr. David Lee Gray of Spanish Fort, Ala.; a daughter, Carolyn Jourdon of Forest Hill; and five grandchildren.

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