September 2, 1998
'Doonesbury' cartoon told the painful story of Alzheimer's 0) diseaseWe have lost another precious life to Alzheimer's disease. This time, it was Lacey Davenport, a beloved, fictional character from the "Doonesbury" comic strip. Unfortunately, Alzheimer's disease is not fiction. It's a very real and devastating disease that 4 million Americans and their families face today.The Alzheimer's Association of Central Maryland would like to thank Garry Trudeau for writing this important and poignant story line about Alzheimer's and The Sun for publishing it.By openly discussing wandering and other health and behavioral problems caused by Alzheimer's, they have helped educate people about the challenges that are faced daily by individuals ,, with the disease, their caregivers and families.
February 14, 2006
On February 12, 2006, THELMAELIZABETH WEEMS, beloved wife of the late Walter W. Weems, Sr. She is survived by children Carol Ann Motto and her husband Dominic, Nancy Weems and Walt Weems, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, brothers Charles Mc Connville and Donald Mc Connville and a host of other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends Wednesday, February 15th from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. at STERLING-ASHTON-SCHWAB-WTIZKE FUNERAL HOME CATONSVILLE, INC., 1630 Edmondson Ave. (1 mile west of Beltway exit 14)
June 14, 2003
On Monday, June 9, 2003, ELSIE PAULINE DIMITRESCU, age 81, of Stuart, FL, formerly of Cockeysville, MD, beloved wife of 52 years of George Dimitrescu; devoted mother of Carolyn White, and her husband Joseph; and cherished grandmother of Connor and Carly White, all of Jupiter, FL. Memorial services were held in Florida. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society and/or the Alzheimer's Association.
November 7, 2003
On November 4, 2003, BLANCHE M. (nee Euler), beloved wife of Henry Green and devoted mother of Christine MacDonald and Robert Urban. Dear grandmother of Alex and Cara Urban, Michael and Matthew MacDonald, Jamie and Jason GrimmA Memorial gathering will be held at the Candle Light Inn, 1835 Frederick Rd. on Saturday, November 8 at 11:30 A.M. In lieu of flowers family request donations to the Alzheimer's Association, Baltimore Chapter, 1850 York Rd., Suite...
February 3, 2004
On February 1, 2004; MARGARET G. GORSUCH (nee Gill); beloved wife of the late Louis Berry Gorsuch; devoted mother of Richard L. Gorsuch and Marjorie G. Rock; dear grandmother of Stephen, Brian, Richard Gorsuch Jr. and Jennifer Bollinger. Also survived by seven great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc., 1050 York Rd., (beltway exit 26A), on Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. A Graveside service will be held at the Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on Wednesday at 11 AM. Those desiring may make memorial contributions in her name to The Alzheimer's Association, 1850 York Rd., Suite D, Timonium, Md., 21093.
July 20, 2004
PHILADELPHIA -- Many people can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease by losing weight, eating healthy foods, and staying mentally and physically active, researchers told an international conference yesterday. New studies in the United States and Scandinavia have strengthened earlier research that identified a healthy lifestyle as a path to a healthy mind. Many of the suggested activities are also recommended for the prevention of heart disease and stroke, raising the possibility that the conditions have common origins.