Thomas S. Lambros, 33, partner at accounting firm...

July 15, 2000

Thomas S. Lambros, 33, partner at accounting firm

Thomas S. Lambros, a partner at the accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick and a resident of Perry Hall, died Sunday in a car accident in Glen Arm. He was 33.

Mr. Lambros was born in Baltimore County and graduated from Parkville High School in 1984, where he was a member of the school's "It's Academic" team.

He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Baltimore in 1988, and passed the certified public accountant exam the following year.

He earned his master's degree in business administration and his law degree from the University of Baltimore in 1997, and was promoted in 1998 to partner in the tax division of what is now KPMG Peat Marwick.

Mr. Lambros met Christine Triantafilos while teaching a class at Kim's Karate in Timonium, where he was an instructor for several years. They married in 1990.

"He set high goals," said his brother, Steven Schmidt of Potomac. "There wasn't any goal he set he couldn't obtain."

Services were held yesterday at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Highlandtown, where Mr. Lambros was a member.

In addition to his wife and brother, Mr. Lambros is survived by a son, Costas, and two daughters, Maria and Demetra; and his parents, Susan and Joseph Schmidt of Parkville.

Dr. Jean Rose Stifler, 87, pediatrician, state official

Dr. Jean Rose Stifler, a Baltimore pediatrician who later held various positions with the Maryland State Department of Health, died Sunday of pneumonia at the Carolina Meadows Retirement Community in Chapel Hill, N.C. She was 87.

Dr. Stifler, who moved to the retirement community in 1988, had lived in Guilford.

She began her career with the State Department of Health in the late 1940s and headed the Crippled Children's Program, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health. She retired in 1980 as assistant commissioner of medical care services.

Born Jean Rose in Fayetteville, N.C., she was raised in Chapel Hill. She came to Johns Hopkins Hospital in the late 1930s, completed her residency in pediatric medicine in 1938 and earned a master's degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health in 1959.

She met her husband, Dr. William C. Stifler Jr., a pediatrician, while interning at Hopkins. They were married in 1939. He died in the 1960s.

Services are private.

Dr. Stifler is survived by three sons, William C. Stifler III of Roland Park, Dr. Robert B. Stifler of Chapel Hill and Dr. David E. Stifler of Essex, Vt.; seven grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

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