Norma Hodges Haught, 87, teacher, museum docent

March 28, 2004

Norma Hodges Haught, a retired city teacher who headed the mathematics department at Woodbourne Junior High School, died Monday of a blood infection at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 87 and had moved in 1985 to the Edenwald retirement community in Towson after living for many years in Hamilton.

Born Norma Hodges in Baltimore, she graduated in 1937 from Goucher College and joined the Baltimore school system as a mathematics teacher. She retired from Woodbourne, later renamed Chinquapin Middle School, as head of the mathematics department.

She served for more than 10 years as a docent at the Walters Art Museum. At Edenwald, she was active in the residents association and had served as its treasurer for five years

Her husband, Thomas Wetmore Haught, also a career teacher in the city, died in 1996.

She is survived by a sister, Mary Jane Hodges Davis of Staten Island, N.Y., and several nieces and grand-nieces.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. April 10 at Edenwald, 800 Southerly Road, Towson.

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