June 2, 2009
On May 28, 2009 ROBERTA ROSS beloved daughter of the late Robert and Fannie Smallwood; mother of the late Shelley Sutton; she is survived by grandson Ryan Sutton; sisters Claire Dorsey, Jeanette Colona and Nellie Taft; brothers Augustus (Gus) and Ishmail (Melvin); in-laws Hubert Dorsey, Pauline and Elaine Smallwood and Eunice Thomas and a host of family and friends. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 2 at the Howell Funeral Home, 4600 Liberty Heights Avenue from 3-7 p.m. The wake will be held on Wednesday, June 3 10 a.m. at Emmarts U.M. Church, 7100 Dogwood Road with the funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. Interment Arbutus Memorial Park Cemetery.
May 25, 2008
On May 19, 2008, REGINA M. HOFFMAN, (nee Wurtzer), age 99. Loving wife of the late Clarence M. Hoffman; loving mother of Mary June Welch, Rosemarie Blackert, James A. Hoffman, Mary Annette Schatz, Michael L. Hoffman, Mary Angela Diehlmann, Thomas C. Hoffman and the late Mary Regina Glascock. Also survived by 26 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildrenand, five great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by three grandchildren; brothers, Augustus Wurtzer, Roman Wurtzer, Gerald Wurtzer, Henry Wurtzer and sisters, Clara Popp, Marcella powers, Anna Rogentin and Loretta Miller.
February 20, 2008
On Saturday, February 16, 2008: GRAFTON AUGUSTUS MATTHEWS; beloved husband of Bessie Matthews. On Thursday, friends may call Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Services, 4905 York Road where the family will receive friends from 4:00-8:00 P.M. On Friday, services will be held at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Chapel, 4905 York Road where the family will receive friends 11:00-11:30 A.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to (410)433-7500
December 25, 2007
The Rev. Augustus Hackmann, the retired pastor of Catonsville's Second English Lutheran Church who preached sermons until he was 96, died of congestive heart failure Thursday at the Charlestown Retirement Community. The Catonsville resident was 97. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Curtis Bay section, he was a 1927 City College graduate who earned an education diploma from the old Maryland State Normal School, now Towson University. He taught elementary subjects for six years in the Baltimore public schools system and earned a bachelor's degree at the Johns Hopkins University.
September 14, 2007
On September 8, 2007, Mrs. BETTY A. LAND. Loving wife of Augustus Nathaniel Land; Mrs. Land is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Land and Denetra Bost; two sons, David and James Land; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters that preceded her in death and a host of other loving relatives and friends. Betty was one of 15 children. She has been living in Maryland since 1962. On today
May 27, 2007
As reported May 29, 1932, in The Sun: Drawn by the sparkling weather and the unusually large number of stellar entries, a gallery of 2,500 turned out for the Tenth annual Howard County Horse Show at Doughoregan Manor yesterday. Among the major victories they witnessed was the triumph of Fayeway, entry of Augustus Riggs 3d in competition for the T. Stickton Matthews cup, for horses owned and hunted regularly during the past season by members of the Howard County Hunt. Judging is on the basis of performance and conformation.