Catherine Fogler Cahn, 54, president of consulting firm...

May 15, 2000

Catherine Fogler Cahn, 54, president of consulting firm

Catherine Fogler Cahn, president of an international consulting firm, died May 7 from complications from lung cancer. The Upper Marlboro resident was 54.

As a consultant to the governor of the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), a U.S. jurisdiction, she organized a partnership between the CNMI and the Baltimore Police Department. Several veteran homicide detectives and the head of the Baltimore crime laboratory went to the islands to train local police officers and help solve several murders. CNMI detectives also traveled to Baltimore for on-the-job training.

A native of Baltimore, Mrs. Cahn worked with the federal government from 1968 through 1986, holding posts in the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

A 1963 Western High School graduate, Mrs. Cahn earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Maryland. For many years, she was a member of the Engineering Society of Baltimore and of Mensa, the high IQ society.

Services were held Thursday.

Mrs. Cahn is survived by her husband of 15 years, David L. Cahn; two daughters, Lisa Robison of Cross Junction, Va., and Erica Merkel of Arlington, Va.; two stepchildren, Martin L. Cahn of Cassatt, S.C., and Heather Steinberg of Tarrytown, N.Y.; two brothers, Robert J. Fogler of Grasonville and Steve Fogler of Glen Burnie; and five grandchildren.

Mary Ann Sweeney, 86, nurse, community volunteer

Mary Ann Sweeney, a retired nurse and community volunteer, died May 8 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice at Mercy Medical Center. She was 86 and lived in South Baltimore.

She was a head nurse at the old South Baltimore General Hospital until she retired in the 1960s. She then became a Meals-on-Wheels volunteer and served the agency for many years.

Born in Turkey Run, Pa., the former Mary Ann Mundy was raised in Tamaqua, Pa. She received her nursing education at Philadelphia General Hospital. She moved to Baltimore in the 1940s. In 1937, she married John Patrick Sweeney, a post office employee. He died in 1988.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, 1400 Riverside Ave., where she was a member and Eucharistic minister.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Ann Windsor of Baltimore and Margaret Larsen of Austin, Texas; two grandsons; and a great-granddaughter.

Pauline Armacost, 94, homemaker, church singer

Pauline Armacost, a homemaker and longtime church singer, died of congestive heart failure yesterday. The longtime Sparks resident was 94.

Mrs. Armacost was born in Garrison and moved to Baltimore when she was a teen-ager. She attended Franklin and Western high schools in Baltimore. Before she married and became a homemaker, she worked at the Federal Reserve Bank in Baltimore.

She sang in the now-defunct Baltimore County Chorus for many years, said her daughter, Janet Chilcoat Daum, and was a member of church choirs from the age of 15 to 75, performing many solos.

She also was a member of the Sparks-Glencoe Home Interest Club, a private local women's group that discusses domestic topics, and Epworth United Methodist Church in Cockeysville.

Mrs. Armacost was married twice. She married John Earl Chilcoat in 1932. He died in 1973. She married Dr. Joshua Armacost in 1977. He died in 1995.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Epworth United Methodist at 600 Warren Road.

In addition to her daughter, she is survived by a sister, Edna Crooks of Baltimore; a granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews.

Monsignor Edward Staub, 64, pastor of St. John

Monsignor Edward F. Staub, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Severna Park, died Friday of pneumonia after heart surgery at Union Memorial Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 64.

Monsignor Staub was born and raised in Baltimore. He graduated from Loyola High School, St. Charles College and St. Mary's Seminary. He served as a priest at St. Thomas More Church in Baltimore, Immaculate Conception Church in Towson, St. Mary's Church in Govans and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Baltimore.

He was appointed pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church in 1982 and named monsignor in 1998.

"He was first, last and always a priest, always very generous with his time and talents," said the Rev. Alphonse G. Rose, a retired priest.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. John the Evangelist, 607 Ritchie Highway.

Monsignor Staub is survived by a sister, Mary Ellen Rowland of Albany, N.Y.; and eight nieces and nephews.

Pauline C. Juelg, 93, teacher and volunteer

Pauline C. Juelg, a former Baltimore elementary school teacher, died Friday of congestive heart failure. The Ocean Pines resident, who lived in a Berlin nursing home for the last year of her life, was 93.

A native of Baltimore, Mrs. Juelg graduated from Western High School. In 1928, she graduated from what now is Towson University. She taught at elementary schools, including Bolton Hill and Walbrook elementaries, until retiring at age 68, said her daughterNancy Lacy of Annapolis. Mrs. Juelg also taught remedial reading for high school students and English as a second language.

Mrs. Juelg volunteered at Kernan Children's Hospital in Baltimore and at animal shelters, Ms. Lacy said. She was interested in literature, opera and football.

A service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Ullrich Funeral Home on U.S. 50 in Berlin.

In addition to her daughter, Mrs. Juelg is survived by another daughter, Andrea Schlottman of Ocean Pines.

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