Julia Anne Deuso, 59, homemaker, registered nurse Julia...

March 20, 2000

Julia Anne Deuso, 59, homemaker, registered nurse

Julia Anne Deuso, a homemaker and registered nurse, died Friday of a brain tumor at home in Arnold. She was 59.

As a registered nurse, she worked privately for elderly patients.

She was active in many projects at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Severna Park, and she enjoyed playing bridge.

The Cincinnati native graduated from Rhode Island College School of Nursing.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Church, Ritchie Highway at Cypress Creek Road.

A daughter, Jeannine Deuso, died in 1984.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Deuso, whom she wed in April 1963; three daughters, Denise Semich of Millersville, and Stephanie Deuso and Suzanne Adams, both of Arnold; three sisters, Mary Lee Zleit of Kansas City, Mo., Margaret Lynn Christy of Florence, Ky., and Nancy Miller of Cincinnati; and five grandchildren.

Ralph R. Brown, 53, bus driver honored by MTA

Ralph R. Brown, 53, a longtime Mass Transit Administration bus driver, died Thursday of lung cancer at his Northwood home. He was 53.

Mr. Brown joined the MTA in February 1971. His usual routes were in East Baltimore and the downtown area. He received numerous awards for safe driving, customer service and courtesy to passengers, said his son, Ralph R. Brown Jr. of Baltimore.

Mr. Brown was an avid table tennis player and a sports fan.

Born in Baltimore, he grew up in Bolton Hill and attended city public schools.

He was divorced from Annie Rodgers Brown.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1300 Druid Hill Ave.

In addition to his son, he is survived by a daughter, Melanie Smith of Baltimore; a brother, Joseph Brown of Baltimore; six sisters, Mildred Dennis of Orlando, Fla., and Linda Brown, Joyce Peranio, Esther Johnson, Margaret Brown and Barbara Jackson Brown, all of Baltimore; and a grandson.

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