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January 22, 2004
On January 19, 2004, AMERICUS MELVIN ROY, beloved husband of Betty Roy, devoted father of Melvina Roy and stepfather to five sons and 11 daughters. Affectionately known as "POPS", he is also survived by 35 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Deacon Roy will lie in state at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, 4502 Park Heights Ave., on Friday, January 23, from 1 until 7 P.M. Family will receive friends from 7 until 7:30 P.M. At 7:30, a Wake Service will begin until 9 P.M. On Saturday, January 24, family will receive friends from 10 A.M. until 11, with a Mass of Resurrection at 11 A.M. Interment on Monday, January 26, at 10 A.M. in Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery.
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November 4, 2008
Louis P A Memorial Service to be held in the spring in Baltimore on a date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 121 Habitat St., Americus, GA 31709. Arrangements made by All County Funeral Home and Crematory in Stuart, FL.
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November 4, 2008
Louis P A Memorial Service to be held in the spring in Baltimore on a date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 121 Habitat St., Americus, GA 31709. Arrangements made by All County Funeral Home and Crematory in Stuart, FL.
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December 1, 2004
On November 29, 2004, STEVEN JAY LEVIN, beloved son of Rhoda (nee Bane) and Arnold Levin, devoted brother of Robert Levin and Lawrence Levin. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS, INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mt. Wilson Lane on Thursday, December 2 at 1 P.M. Interment B'nai Israel Congregation Cemetery, 3701 Southern Avenue. Please omit flowers.A. LOMBARDI of Catonsville, MD, beloved husband of Mary Yolanda Lombardi (nee Monaco); loving father of Eleanor Marano, Anita Riley, Loretta Lombardi, Victor Lombardi and Mary Jo Nadeau; brother of Mike Lombardi, Rose Ford and the late Nicola, Giacomo and Americus Lombardi; he is also survived by eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
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July 25, 2003
On July 23, 2003, ANTHONY AMERICUS, JR., beloved son of Catherine (nee Richter) and the late Anthony A. D'Avella, Sr.; dear brother of Sheila Scarboro, Bruce Altman, Catherine Kates, Christina D'Avella and Denise Levitt; loving companion of Dawn Kasier. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. A funeral service will be held in the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue, on Friday at 8 P.M. Interment private. Friends may call on Friday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M.
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December 1, 2004
On November 29, 2004, STEVEN JAY LEVIN, beloved son of Rhoda (nee Bane) and Arnold Levin, devoted brother of Robert Levin and Lawrence Levin. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS, INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mt. Wilson Lane on Thursday, December 2 at 1 P.M. Interment B'nai Israel Congregation Cemetery, 3701 Southern Avenue. Please omit flowers.A. LOMBARDI of Catonsville, MD, beloved husband of Mary Yolanda Lombardi (nee Monaco); loving father of Eleanor Marano, Anita Riley, Loretta Lombardi, Victor Lombardi and Mary Jo Nadeau; brother of Mike Lombardi, Rose Ford and the late Nicola, Giacomo and Americus Lombardi; he is also survived by eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 22, 2004
Americus Melvin Roy, a Roman Catholic deacon who served at several Baltimore churches and in correctional facilities throughout the state for more than 30 years, died of liver cancer Monday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. He was 76. "He was a phenomenal character who touched and transformed thousands of lives. He had a great heart for social justice and the poor," said Therese Wilson Favors, director of the Office of African-American Ministries for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. "He used to say, `If you're close to the poor, then you're close to Jesus Christ.
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By Patrick Gilbert and Patrick Gilbert,Staff Writer | April 22, 1992
Tom Bailey's walking stick, turned gray by age and weather, skimmed stealthily along the water surface like a snake approaching its prey. A patch of sunlight danced on the water and glinted off the aluminum hook at the tip as it darted in and out of the shadows.The stick glided deftly through a rocky, water-filled crevice. With a sudden movement, the hook snagged its quarry.Tom Bailey let out a muted grunt of satisfaction. He raised the walking stick, removed the beer can from the hook, stomped it on a rock, and stuffed it into one of the deep pockets of his U.S. Army Ranger field jacket.
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November 3, 2003
On October 19, 2003, SANDRA LEAF of Neenah, WI, formerly of Jarrettsville, MD, wife of Richard Bullock; daughter of the late Ralph and Ruth Leaf and sister of the late Ben Leaf. Services will be held Tuesday, November 4 at 11:30 A.M. at St. James Episcopal Church, Monkton, MD. Interment in the adjoining Cemetery. Friends may call at the family owned Kurtz Funeral Home, P.A., Jarrettsville, Tuesday at 10 A.M. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name to Habitat for Humanity International, 121 Habitat Street, Americus, GA, 31709-3498.
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April 3, 2006
On March 31, 2006, ELIZABETH "Beth" DIXON MILLER; beloved wife of David Miller; loving mother of Dixon Miller; dear sister of Sheila Grubbs and Janis Baldwin; mother-in-law of Vanessa Rangel Miller. Family will receive friends Wednesday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. at HARRY H. WITZKE'S FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday 1 P.M. at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Comforter. Interment Sunset Memorial in Americus, GA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Jimmy V Foundation.
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January 22, 2004
On January 19, 2004, AMERICUS MELVIN ROY, beloved husband of Betty Roy, devoted father of Melvina Roy and stepfather to five sons and 11 daughters. Affectionately known as "POPS", he is also survived by 35 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Deacon Roy will lie in state at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, 4502 Park Heights Ave., on Friday, January 23, from 1 until 7 P.M. Family will receive friends from 7 until 7:30 P.M. At 7:30, a Wake Service will begin until 9 P.M. On Saturday, January 24, family will receive friends from 10 A.M. until 11, with a Mass of Resurrection at 11 A.M. Interment on Monday, January 26, at 10 A.M. in Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 22, 2004
Americus Melvin Roy, a Roman Catholic deacon who served at several Baltimore churches and in correctional facilities throughout the state for more than 30 years, died of liver cancer Monday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. He was 76. "He was a phenomenal character who touched and transformed thousands of lives. He had a great heart for social justice and the poor," said Therese Wilson Favors, director of the Office of African-American Ministries for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. "He used to say, `If you're close to the poor, then you're close to Jesus Christ.
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July 25, 2003
On July 23, 2003, ANTHONY AMERICUS, JR., beloved son of Catherine (nee Richter) and the late Anthony A. D'Avella, Sr.; dear brother of Sheila Scarboro, Bruce Altman, Catherine Kates, Christina D'Avella and Denise Levitt; loving companion of Dawn Kasier. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. A funeral service will be held in the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue, on Friday at 8 P.M. Interment private. Friends may call on Friday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M.
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By Patrick Gilbert and Patrick Gilbert,Staff Writer | April 22, 1992
Tom Bailey's walking stick, turned gray by age and weather, skimmed stealthily along the water surface like a snake approaching its prey. A patch of sunlight danced on the water and glinted off the aluminum hook at the tip as it darted in and out of the shadows.The stick glided deftly through a rocky, water-filled crevice. With a sudden movement, the hook snagged its quarry.Tom Bailey let out a muted grunt of satisfaction. He raised the walking stick, removed the beer can from the hook, stomped it on a rock, and stuffed it into one of the deep pockets of his U.S. Army Ranger field jacket.
NEWS
January 25, 2006
On January 20, 2006 GILBERTORODRIGUEZ, at Spa Creek Center, of complications from lung cancer, beloved husband and friend of Hortense, loving and devoted father of Gilbert Paul and Henry Francis, brother of Robert and Alfred, grandfather of Jennifer, Jonathan, Pierce, Jabin, Dessen, Jordan and Nolin Rodriguez and Chelsea and Orion Rodgers, great grandfather of Cameron Rodriguez, father-in-law of Brenda and Constance Rodriguez, brother-in-law of Dale Rodriguez....
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October 30, 2005
On October 17, 2005, JOAN LANPHEAR of Sherwood Forest, MD. Beloved wife of the late Robert Lanphear. Mother of Thomas Lanphear of Hampstead, MD, John Lanphear of Philadelphia, PA, Ann Lanphear of College Park, MD and Jill Lanphear of Ashburn, VA. Sister of Rebecca Cook of Mishawaka, IN and Mary Lamlein of Toldeo, OH. Grandmother of four. A memorial service will be held on November 5, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. at the Sherwood Forest Club House, 134 Sherwood Forest Road, Sherwood Forest, MD 21045.
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