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By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | July 8, 2002
The Rev. Dean Moralis, a lifelong member of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation and an assistant there since 1994, has been selected to lead the congregation. Moralis, 35, succeeds his mentor, the Very Rev. Constantine M. Monios, 68, who died June 21 of prostate cancer. Moralis' appointment was announced yesterday to the cathedral congregation. He was informed of his new position last week at the Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, which met in Los Angeles.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | December 5, 2012
Betty Christine Jackovitz, a retired Baltimore County home economics teacher and Perry Hall activist, died of dementia Dec. 1 at Oak Crest Village. She was 81. Born Betty Christine Xenakis in Clarksburg, W.Va., and raised in nearby Weston, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the Carnegie Institute of Technology. She moved to Baltimore to live with her sister and taught home economics at Kenwood High School and later at Stemmers Run Junior High School. She also taught at Overlea High School and retired from Chesapeake High School.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | April 16, 1998
IN FEBRUARY, members of Baltimore's historic Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation were looking for an angel.They ended up with two of them -- and their name in Greek means angel.Georgia Angelos, whose grandfather was a founding member of the congregation, and her husband, Peter, owner of the Baltimore Orioles, have arranged to buy and donate to the parish a parking lot that was for sale across the street.Leaders of the cathedral, at West Preston Street and Maryland Avenue, had wondered how they might be able to raise enough money to secure the lot so parishioners could park nearby.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | February 23, 2012
The Rev. Thomas Walsh, a Franciscan friar and pastor of a Rosedale congregation who had been the longest-serving Archbishop Curley High School religious faculty member, died of a heart attack Saturday at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 60. The pastor of the Roman Catholic Church of the Annunciation, he had spent more than 25 years as a teacher and guidance counselor at the Northeast Baltimore boys school, which will be closed Friday to honor his life and to allow students to attend his funeral.
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April 14, 2004
On April 12, 2004, WILLIAM KORAS, beloved husband of Jeannette Koras (nee Hobbs); devoted father of Elizabeth Malone (Michael) and William A. Koras (Laura); dear brother of Nicholas Koras; loving grandfather of Lauren and Connor Malone, Will, Jack, Charlie and Halley Koras. Friends may call at the family owned, Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc., 1050 York Rd, (Beltway exit 26A) Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. The Trisaghion Service will be held at 7:30 P.M. Wednesday. Mr. Koras will lie-in-state at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, Maryland Ave. and Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201, Thursday 10 to 10:30 A.M., at which time the Funeral Service will take place at 10:30 A.M. Interment Greek Orthodox Cemetery.
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August 10, 2005
Suddenly on August 6, 2005, FRANCES ROSE SCHUSSLER. Beloved daughter of Robert and Cynthia Schussler; dear granddaughter of Rosalie Schussler and Diane Casserly; loving sister of Matthew, Becky, Ruthie and Jimmy Schussler; loving aunt of Nathan and Layla. Memorial Service Saturday, 11 A.M., Church of the Annunciation. Arrangements by CVACH/ROSEDALE FUNERAL HOME. In lieu of flowers in memory of Frances please make donations to the Church of the Annunciation, 5212 Mc Cormick Ave., Baltimore, MD 21237
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October 8, 2008
On October 4, 2008, Gus Klosteridis A Trisaghion Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26) on Thursday at 7:30 P.M. Gus will Lie-in-State at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation on Friday from 10:00 to 10:30 A.M. at which time a Funeral Service will be held. Interment Greek Orthodox Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 24 West Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201.
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July 1, 2005
On June 29, 2005, CLARA B.(nee Bajeronas) beloved wife of John Antlitz, loving daughter of the late Anthony and Julia Bajeronas, devoted mother of Patricia Rolfes, sister of the late Antoinette Bajeronas. Relatives and friends may gather at MILLER-DIPPEL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6415 Belair Road on Friday only 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Annunciation on Saturday 9:30 A.M. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Contributions may be made in the name of Clara to the Church of the Annunciation, 5212 Mc Cormick Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21206.
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December 23, 2003
On December 22, 2003 CLARA (nee Bojek); beloved wife of Anthony Polec; dear mother of Annette and Rick; devoted grandmother of Chris, Laurie, Lindsay and Richie. Family and friends may call at Kaczrowski Funeral Home, P.A., 1201 Dundalk Avenue, on Wednesday from 9 to 10 A.M. Funeral Mass at the Church of the Annunciation at 10:30 A.M.
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November 12, 2007
CLARIFICATION A photo caption in Monday's Maryland section referred to the Athenian Agora Greek Festival at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation as "the biggest Greek festival in the city." It turns out that that superlative is contested, and adjudicating the matter is beyond our scope.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | March 12, 2011
Mercina Daskalakis, who co-owned and operated a wireless communications business and became a donor to religious, educational and health charities, died of cancer Feb. 27 at Gilchrist Hospice. She was 69 and lived in Baldwin. Born Mercina Vendelis in Baltimore, she was known as Cina and lived on Lehigh Street in Highlandtown as a child. Her parents owned the Busy Bee Restaurant in Northeast Baltimore and later the Bee Hive on Lexington Street in downtown Baltimore. She was a manager at the restaurant, which was patronized by City Hall, courthouse and postal employees.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 15, 2011
Maria N. Donnelly, a homemaker, volunteer and active churchwoman, died Jan. 7 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The longtime Homeland resident was 58. In his eulogy, the Very Rev. Constantine Moralis, who is the dean of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, described Mrs. Donnelly as "a beautiful story of love, faith, determination, patience, perseverance, humor, compassion, charm, caring, respect and, most importantly, a story...
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September 8, 2009
Stella Annette Mavrophilipos, A Trisagion Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (Beltway Exit 26) on Monday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 PM. Annette will Lie-in-State at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation ( Maryland and Preston Streets), on Tuesday from 11:30 to 12:00 PM, at which time a Funeral Service will be held. Interment Greek Orthodox Cemetery. Freedom Funeral Services in charge.
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October 8, 2008
On October 4, 2008, Gus Klosteridis A Trisaghion Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26) on Thursday at 7:30 P.M. Gus will Lie-in-State at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation on Friday from 10:00 to 10:30 A.M. at which time a Funeral Service will be held. Interment Greek Orthodox Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 24 West Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201.
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May 9, 2008
On May 5, 2008, Mary K. (nee Karayinopulos) Dezes, A Trisaghion Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Rd. (beltway exit 26) on Friday at 7:30 P.M. Mrs. Dezes will lie in state at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation (West Preston Street and Maryland Ave.) on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:30 A.M. the funeral hour. Interment in the Greek Orthodox Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation 24 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 or the Hospice of Baltimore, 555 West Towsontown Blvd.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | May 9, 2008
Cleopatra Franko, a retired Social Security Administration worker, died of heart failure Saturday at her Catonsville home. She was 84. Cleopatra Vasilakis was born and raised in Weirton, W.Va. She was a 1942 graduate of Weir High School and moved to Baltimore's Greektown neighborhood in 1947. Mrs. Franko, who had had been an office worker for Top's department store in Baltimore, later was a key punch operator for seven years at SSA headquarters in Woodlawn before retiring in 1984.
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December 5, 2003
On December 2, 2003, TERRY F.; beloved father of Elizabeth Ann Marie Emig Nicolet, Kimberly Emig and the late Terry Franklin Emig, Jr. Services at the Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main Street, Hampstead, on Monday, at 11 A.M. Interment in Annunciation Cemetery, McSherrystown, PA. Friends may call Sunday, 3 to 5 P.M., at the funeral home.
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March 13, 2005
On Friday, March 11, 2005, WILLIAM; beloved husband of the late Josephine Hanneman (nee Przbylski); devoted father of Jose Marie Mc Cann and Fran Hanneman. Also survived by five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Hanneman was blessed with many other family and friends and was predeceased by one grandchild. Friends may call at the Miller-Dippel Funeral Home Inc., on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., where a vigil service will be held on Sunday at 2 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of The Annunciation on Monday at 10 A.M. Interment Parkwood Cemetery.
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