Sister Clare Lindner, 83, Daughters of Charity nurse...

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October 09, 2001

Sister Clare Lindner, 83, Daughters of Charity nurse

Sister Clare Lindner, a nun with the Daughters of Charity who served 63 years in the health care ministry, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at Villa St. Michael, a retirement residence for the order in Emmitsburg. She was 83.

Born in Cumberland, Clare Lindner entered the Daughters of Charity in 1937 and took her vows in 1942. She earned a bachelor's degree from St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg in 1953 and a master's degree in business administration from George Washington University in 1971.

She began her nursing career in 1939 at hospitals in Baltimore and Washington, where she was a nurse instructor at Providence Hospital from 1944 to 1948. Beginning in 1948, she was a nursing supervisor at hospitals in Dearborn, Mich., and Bridgeport, Conn., and was a school nursing director in Philadelphia before moving in 1955 to St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore.

She later served as assistant director or nursing director at various facilities, including Jenkins Memorial Home, now St. Elizabeth's Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Baltimore; as a nurse at Catholic schools in Washington and Bladensburg; and as assistant administrator at St. Joseph's Provincial House in Emmitsburg and St. Agnes Hospital for 12 years. From 1987 until she retired in 1997, Sister Clare worked in the purchasing department at Providence Hospital.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Friday.

She is survived by four sisters, Loretta Lippold of Cumberland, and Sisters Mary John Lindner of Bridgeton, Mo., and Mary Florence Lindner and Regina Lindner, both of Emmitsburg, the latter three all members of the Daughters of Charity; a brother, Philip Lindner of Cumberland; and many nieces and nephews.

Jack Flanagan, 77, advertising executive

Jack Flanagan, a retired advertising executive and World War II veteran, died Wednesday at Anne Arundel General Hospital of complications from a fall. He was 77.

Mr. Flanagan, a longtime resident of the Chartwell neighborhood in Anne Arundel County, established Advertising Distributors of Maryland after World War II and served as the company's president for 25 years.

He later merged his company with Harte Hanks Communications and remained a vice president until retiring in 1994.

Born and raised in Kingston, Pa., Mr. Flanagan attended the University of Colorado.

During World War II, he served as a tank driver with the 612th Tank Destroyer Battalion and fought at the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of the 612th Tank Destroyer Battalion Association and Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.

Mr. Flanagan was also a member of Chartwell Golf and Country Club and the Holy Name Society.

He was a member for 45 years of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, 126 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 1 p.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Gertude Pilvalis; a son, Marty Flanagan of Glen Burnie; two daughters, Diane Flanagan of White Marsh and Colleen Flanagan of Pasadena; and two granddaughters.

Jared David Linley, 47, electrical systems designer

Jared David Linley, an electrical systems designer who enjoyed woodworking and coaching youth athletics, died Saturday of a heart attack at his Towson home. He was 47.

Mr. Linley had been employed for three years by Gipe Associates Inc. in Towson, designing electrical systems for schools and buildings. He formerly worked in a similar capacity for Century Engineering in Towson and Burdette Koehler Murphy & Associates Inc. in Cross Keys.

Born in Tacoma, Wash., and raised in Pasadena, Mr. Linley was a 1972 graduate of Northeast High School. He earned an associate's degree from Anne Arundel Community College in 1974, and worked for many years as a welder and derrick operator at a Curtis Bay shipyard.

In addition to making furniture in his garage workshop, Mr. Linley coached soccer and baseball for the Towson Recreation Council.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.

Mr. Linley is survived by his wife of 21 years, the former Linda Lou Brown; a son, Jared Guthrie Linley of Towson; a daughter, Katie Elizabeth Linley of Towson; and two brothers, Tobey J. Linley of Severna Park and Peter Linley of Boston.


Will Counts, 70, who photographed the conflict over racial desegregation in Arkansas and later taught journalists the importance of images in chronicling the news, died of cancer Saturday in Bloomington, Ind. He taught at Indiana University for 32 years, retiring in 1995.

Before turning to teaching, Mr. Counts worked as a photographer-editor for the Arkansas Democrat in Little Rock and for the Associated Press in Chicago and Indianapolis.

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