Death notices

September 20, 2002|By SUN STAFF

Araujo, Max Theodoro Amorim De

MAX THEODORO AMORIM DE ARAUJO, Renaissance man, self-published author, crocodile hunter, painter, photographer, draftsman, musician, husband and father passed away September 13, 2002 at the age of 77 in New Port Richey, Florida from complications of pneumonia. Mr. Araujo was born in Monte Alegre, Brazil about 400 miles up from the mouth of the Amazon River. He was orphaned at the age of six and was then raised by his grandfather and aunt. He started working at the age of 12 He came to the United States when he was 23. He met his wife Dee, in 1954 on a trip back to Brazil and they married in 1957 in Baltimore. They just celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary in Brazil this June. He made his living in many ways; babysitter, handyman, cook, window dresser for Gaxtons department store were some of the jobs he held while earning a degree at Maryland Institute College of Art. His mentor and life long friend was the late portrait artist, Wilson Binebrink. He was very proud of earning a Peabody Prize while at the school. He was also proud of being honored as a lifetime member of the Baltimore Camera Club. Other honorees are Aubrey A. Bodine and Edward L. Bafford. He was a draftsman at Whitman Requardt and Assoc. and Jones and Assoc., but black and white photography was his passion and his profession for 25 years. His freelancing work was greatly used by the Rouse Company during the early development of the planned city of Columbia, Maryland. In 1982 he joined the City of Baltimore, Dept. of Public Works and retired as an Engineering Associate. He is survived by his wife, daughter Nancy Schmidbauer of Joppa, MD.; son Ronald Araujo of Baltimore; son-in-law Edward Schmidbauer, Jr and granddaughter, Genny Schnitzer. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, September 28th at 7 P.M. at St. Elizabeths Church located in Patterson Park at the corner of Baltimore and N. Lakewood. Published in the Baltimore Sun on 9/20/2002.

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Biden, Alice E.

On September 17, 2002, ALICE E. BIDEN, beloved wife of Joseph T. Biden, devoted mother of Lois Ann Klingeman and Robert J. Biden, loving grandmother of Andrea Meher, Gwen Klingeman and Kate Gronachan, great-grandmother of Zachary Meher A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2002 at 11:30 A.M. from St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Baltimore. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made either to St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 901 Courtney Road, Baltimore, MD 21227 or to St. Agnes Hospice Fund, 3421 Benson Avenue, Suite G-100, Baltimore, MD 21227. Further inquiries may be directed to Ambrose Funeral Home, Inc. 410-242-2211. Published in the Baltimore Sun on 9/20/2002.

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Brown, Betty G.

On September 19, 2002, BETTY G., (nee Green). Beloved wife of Kenneth D. Brown; loving mother of Jacquelyn Y., Robert C., Nancy L., Larry N. Brown and his wife Maria, LuAnn B. Miller and her husband Gerald; dear sister of E. Preston Green and his wife Jeanne. Also survived by seven loving grandchildren. Friends may call at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A), on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A Memorial Service will be held at the Towson United Methodist Church on Sunday, October 6 at 3 P.M. Please omit flowers. Contributions can be made to the Kimmel Cancer Center @ Johns Hopkins, c/o Development Office, in memory of Betty G. Brown, 401 N. Broadway, suite 1100, Baltimore, MD 21231 or The Hospice of Baltimore Gilchrist Center, 6601 N. Charles street, Baltimore, MD 21204. Published in the Baltimore Sun on 9/20/2002. Funeral home info o

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Catalfamo, Mary C.

On September 19, 2002, MARY CONCETTA CATALFAMO (nee Saia), beloved wife of the late Anthony Catalfamo, devoted mother of Mary Biondo, Frances Shott and the late Carmela Fazio, loving mother-in-law of Angelo Fazio and Emil Shott, loving sister of Angie Duca, loving grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of eleven. Friends may call at the CVACH/ROSEDALE FUNERAL HOME, 1211 Chesaco Ave. on Friday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Mass of Celebration on Saturday 9:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Fatima Church. Interment Holly Hill Cemetery. Published in the Baltimore Sun on 9/20/2002.

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Ceanfaglione, Frank V.

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