March 24, 2008
On March 14, 2008, JOHN BAUER; beloved husband of Delores M. Bauer (nee Sauers); dear brother in law of Mrs. Margaret M. Bauer; predeceased by his brother Henry P. Bauer. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, at 1:30 p.m. in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association Inc., 1850 York Road Suite D., Timonium, MD 21093.
August 7, 2008
On July 29, 2008, Thomas Jay Smith Memorial Services will be held Thursday 7 P.M. at the Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Mr. Smith's name to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, P.O. Box 451429, Atlanta, GA, 31145 or to the Alzheimer's Association - Central MD, 1850 York Rd., Suite D, Timonium, MD., 21093-5142. Please see www.slackfuneralhome.com for online condolences and directions
November 28, 2005
On November 25, 2005, CHARLES MATTHEW WILHELM, beloved husband of the late Oda R. Wilhelm, loving second father of Kathy Hammel, devoted great uncle of Jennifer, Sara and Laura, loving brother of Alma Schuette and the late Herbert, Chester and Howard Wilhelm, dear brother-in-law of Clarence and Margaret Fisher. Friends are invited to call the Burgee-Henss-Seitz Funeral Home, Inc., 3631 Falls Road, on Monday from 3:30 to 7:30 P.M. Services Tuesday at 10 A.M. Interment in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Gamber, MD. In lieu fo flowers contributions to the Hospice of Baltimore, 6601 N. Charles Street, Towson, MD 21204 or Alzheimer's Association, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.
February 5, 2009
(nee Billick) 76, formerly of S. Lake Street, Hamburg, at peace February 2, 2009, Baltimore, MD; predeceased by Howard L., husband of 41 years, and by parents Paul and Helen (nee Voss) Billick of Crucible, PA. Dearly loved mother of M'Liss Dzubella, Martin (Bobbi), Mercedes (Tom), and Howard Jr. (Laura); also survived by nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, sister Pauline Carmen; brother Paul (Josephine) and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY. Remembrances can be made to a local chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
September 19, 2004
On Sunday, September 12, 2004, DOROTHY L., 87, passed away at Brighton Gardens, Towson, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born December 28, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Archie C. and Amelia E. Mc Dermot. Dorothy was a former member of Arlington Methodist Church and a graduate of Western High School. Dorothy retired in 1979 after 39 years of service as an executive secretary for BGE in downtown Baltimore. She enjoyed gardening, walking and being outdoors. She is survived by sisters Lula G. Thomas of Westminster, and Patricia L. King of Parkville.
January 18, 2004
On January 14, 2004, ARRON L. RIZO "Al" of Preston, MD, formerly of Joppa; beloved husband of Dottie Rizo (nee Jones); devoted father of Bruce "Mark" Rizo, Dawn P. Kline, Brian C. Reckitt and Joe Reckitt; devoted grandfather of Nick, Kyle, Taylor, Marisa and Clay. Also survived by five sisters and one brother and former wife Patricia Rizo. Friends may call at the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newman Funeral Home, P.A., Easton, MD on Monday, January 19, 2004 from 6 to 8 P.M., where a Masonic Service will be held at 7:45 P.M., followed by a Memorial Service at 8:00 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association - Eastern Shore Chapter, 213 W. Main Street, Salisbury, MD 21801-4871.
October 29, 2009
B ernard ullough Jr. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
January 31, 2005
On January 28, 2005, LIILIAN R. SANDERS (nee Reese) devoted mother of Susan Dey and husband Robert, Gail Jager and her husband Richard, dear grandmother of Laura, Scott and Cindy, great-grandmother of Paige. Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc., 1050 York Rd. (Beltway Exit 26 A) on Monday January 31 at 11 A.M. Interment will follow in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Sunday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions to Alzheimer's Association, 1850 York Rd., Timonium, MD., 21093.
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.
July 17, 2006
Several new studies suggest that diabetes increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease, adding to a store of evidence that links the disorders. The studies involve only Type 2 diabetes, the most common kind, which is usually related to obesity. The connection raises the prospect that increases in diabetes, a major concern in the United States and worldwide, may worsen the rising toll from Alzheimer's. The findings also add dementia to the cloud of threats that hang over people with diabetes.