Dorothy B. Friedman, 81, volunteer, artist

September 23, 2006

Dorothy B. Friedman, a homemaker, volunteer and artist, died in her sleep Sept. 13 at Roland Park Place. She was 81.

Dorothy B. Rovner was born and raised in Baltimore, and graduated from Eastern High School in 1944.

She earned a bachelor's degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Throughout her life, Mrs. Friedman painted landscapes, flowers and still lifes in various mediums, including watercolors, oils and acrylics.

She frequently participated in community art shows where her work won many awards, family members said.

She had been an avid tennis player and official, and she enjoyed playing the sport until her late 60s.

She was also an accomplished bridge player and had achieved life master status.

She had lived for many years at the Elmont Condominiums on Park Heights Avenue before moving to Roland Park Place last year.

Mrs. Friedman was a longtime volunteer at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital and was a member of Har Sinai Congregation.

Services were held Sept. 15.

Survivors include a son, John L. Friedman of Baltimore; a daughter, Roberta Weinstein of Reisterstown; and eight grandchildren. Another daughter, Nancy Grassian, died in 2004. Her marriage to Mendel Friedman ended in divorce.

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