Death notices

January 25, 2003|By SUN STAFF

SANDRA D. M. CROSBY of East Windsor, CT died suddenly of a rare heart disease on Tuesday, January 21, at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT. She was 51. She was born in Concord, MA and graduated from South Windsor High School South Windsor, CT. She lived for many years in White Hall, MD, returning to Connecticut in 1998. After raising her family, she returned to school and graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2001 with a bachelors degree in horticulture with Babbidge Award honors. She was employed by the Garden Barn, Vernon CT. Sandra enjoyed numerous outdoor activities, sports, the arts, and most of all spending time with her wide circle of family and friends. She was a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club, the Connecticut Horticulture Society, and the New England Wildflower Society. Sandra enjoyed summer visits to Assateague Island, MD, the wilds of Wyoming and Prince Edward Island, Canada. She is survived by her husband Stephen, a son Benjamin of Medford, MA, and a daughter Rebecca of Winsted, CT also by her mother Carolyn Myrick of Temple, NH, two brothers Bradford and Bruce, brothers and sisters-in-law, cousins, many nieces and nephews, her beloved chocolate Labrador Bodorgan and an enormous extended family. A Service will be held at the First Church in Sterling, MA at a later date. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Sterling, MA in the spring. Memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, the New England Wildflower Society or the Connecticut Horticulture Society. Published in the Baltimore Sun on 1/25/2003.

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Cummins Jr., Thomas J.

On Thursday, January 23, 2003, THOMAS J. JR., beloved husband of the late Mercedes (nee Metz), devoted father of Susan Clark and her husband Guinn, dear grandfather of Thomas D., and Barry G. Clark, loving great-grandfather of Hannah Clark. Services and interment private. Those desiring may direct expressions of sympathy to Dr. Bobs Place (Pediatric Hospice), c/o 820 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201. Arrangements by Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, Inc. Published in the Baltimore Sun from 1/24/2003 - 1/25/2003.

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Dixon, Gladys S.

DIXON, Gladys S. On January 21, 2003 GLADYS S. DIXON; dear mother of Shirley Johnson and devoted grandmother of Raymond, Jr., Wanda, Raven and Edward Lucky; also survived by other loving family and friends. Mrs. Dixon will rest at the JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, 2222 W. North Avenue, on Sunday from 2 to 6 P.M. A Wake will be held at Metropolitan UMC, 1121 W. Lanvale St. On Monday from 11 to 11:30 A.M. when funeral service will begin. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make contributions to the Building Fund of Metropolitan UMC. Published in the Baltimore Sun on 1/25/2003.

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Dixon, Gladys S.

The Douglas High School Class of 1933 regrets the passing of GLADYS S. DIXON on January 21, 2003. Our sympathy to her family. Christian Wake Monday, 11 AM at Metropolitan United Methodist Church. Funeral Services to follow. Elvera N. Richardson, Class President. Published in the Baltimore Sun on 1/25/2003.

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Ford, Richard H.

On Friday, January 24, 2003, RICHARD H.; beloved husband of Emma Lou Ford (nee Trump); devoted father of Douglas Glenn Ford and his wife Kristina and Michael Steven Ford and his wife Denise; loving grandfather of Victoria Ford; dear brother of Easton and Daniel Ford, Irene Farmer and the late Jesse Ford, Layton Ford, Ernestine Bullard and Gladys Harris. Also survived by a loving and devoted niece, Betty Trump. Friends may call at the Sterling-Ashton-Schwab Funeral Home, Inc., 736 Edmondson Avenue (1/2 mile west of beltway exit 14), on Monday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where services will be held on Tuesday, at 11 A.M. Entombment, Loudon Park Cemetery. Those desiring may direct expressions of sympathy to St. Agnes Hospice Care, 3421 Benson Avenue, Suite G 100, Baltimore, MD 21227. Published in the Baltimore Sun from 1/25/2003 - 1/26/2003.

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Goodman, Alice H.

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