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March 9, 2004
On March 7, 2004 CECELIA M. BENESCH (nee Pope) beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Joseph Benesch and his wife Patricia, Edward Benesch and his wife Joyce, Stanley Benesch and his wife Patricia, Catherine Benesch and the late Margaret M. Benesch; cherished grandmother of nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; dear sister of Eleanor Trittle, Gertrude Mallon and Paul Pope. Relatives and friends may call at the family owned AMBROSE FUNERAL HOME OF LANSDOWNE, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Road, on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at St. Clement's I Roman Catholic Church, at the funeral hour of 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Clement's I Roman Catholic Church, 2900 Washington Avenue, Lansdowne, MD 21227.
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March 14, 2014
Lord and Lady Crawley, the Earl and Countess of Grantham, made an appearance. So did their daughters, the ladies Mary, Edith and Sybil, along with Carson, the butler, and assorted lady's maids, valets and footmen. When fans of "Downton Abbey" were invited to masquerade as their favorite character on the hit television series, 500 people showed up at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, dressed from haute to humble. On a wintry afternoon in February, Randi Benesch sat in her office at the Jewish Community Center Owings Mills and talked about the event.
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NEWS
April 30, 2007
On Saturday April 28, SARAH B. BENESCH (nee Japko), beloved wife of Charles Benesch, loving mother of Jay Benesch of Newport News, VA, Bryan Benesch of Silver Spring, MD, devoted mother-in-law of Nancy Benesch, loving grandmother of Evan Benesch, dear sister of Albert Japko, Rica Reisman and the late Ida Reisman and Rose Goldstein. Services at SOL LEVINSON AND BROS, INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mount Wilson Lane, on Monday April 30 at 12 noon. Interment Arlington Cemetery-Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 4300 N. Rogers Avenue.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 23, 2014
Jane V.P. Benesch, a homemaker who was active with several museums, died Feb. 12 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 95. The daughter of Henry Van Praag, a lingerie manufacturer, and Marie Goldsmith Van Praag, Jane Van Praag was born in New York City and raised at Meadow Hill, the family home in Chappaqua, N.Y. After graduating from the Knox School, she earned a bachelor's degree from Smith College. She then moved to New York City, where she worked for Israel Sack, a well-known antiques dealer who founded Israel Sack Inc. While working in New York, she met and fell in love with Isaac Benesch, a Yale School of Drama graduate, who at the time was an assistant to Donald Oenslager, the noted Broadway set designer.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | February 21, 2003
Margaret Mary Benesch, who remained a vibrant presence in the lives of the many pupils she taught during her 40 years at St. Clement I Academy in Lansdowne, died of complications from a bleeding ulcer Saturday at St. Agnes HealthCare. She was 61 and lived in the Lakeland section of Southwest Baltimore. Miss Benesch was born in Baltimore and raised on East Fort Avenue in Locust Point. She entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1956 and graduated from Holy Angels Academy in Fort Lee, N.J., in 1959.
NEWS
By DeWitt Bliss and DeWitt Bliss,Sun Staff Writer | June 24, 1994
Edward M. Benesch, a Baltimore native who donated drawings he and his wife collected to the Baltimore Museum of Art and had a gallery built to house the collection, died June 18 of heart failure at a hospital in New York City. He was 82.Mr. Benesch, an interior designer, had lived in New York since 1959. He was a member of the BMA board from 1946 until 1974, and had been an honorary trustee for the past 20 years.In 1961, he and his wife, the former Vivian Berman, established the Thomas Edward Benesch Memorial Collection of drawings in honor of their son who had been killed in an automobile accident at the age of 18. After the death of Mrs. Benesch in 1969, he donated a gallery named for her to house the collection and other works.
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By John Dorsey and John Dorsey,SUN ART CRITIC | March 10, 1997
It's not often that an exhibit, as an installed entity, looks as handsome as "BMA Collects: Contemporary Prints in Series" at the Baltimore Museum of Art.The Link/Benesch galleries, devoted to prints and drawings and inaugurated at the time the west wing for contemporary art opened in 1994, provide an unusually attractive setting for art in the first place.Two slightly unequal rectangular spaces with double glass doors at either end, they're neat, tailored looking, restful in their proportions.
NEWS
By Jennifer Keats Cributing writer | May 2, 1991
It took about $30,000 in federal money and seven hard workers to weave a safety net of self-help for county seniors.Before Stella Benesch and six part-time outreach workers started rapping on doors looking for the poor and minority elderly of Anne Arundel County nearly 22 years ago, seniors had no services or centers.The County Administered Senior Opportunity and Service (CASOS), under Benesch's direction, located thousands of seniors in desperate need of advocacy, information, assistance and referrals.
NEWS
July 30, 2003
On July 29, 2003 JACK GARTNER beloved husband of Frieda Gartner (nee Meizlish); beloved father of Scott Gartner, Brian Gartner, Priscilla Kossoy and the late Michael Gartner; devoted brother of Benesch Gartner and the late Rae Price, Isadore Gartner, Gloria Cohen, Esther Fishler and Sam Gartner. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held at SOL LEVINSON & BROS. INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mt. Wilson Lane on Tuesday, July 29, at 5 p.m. Interment Swinicher Woliner Benevolent Society Cemetery, 6700 Bowleys Lane.
BUSINESS
December 12, 1990
Jesse Benesch & Associates, an interior design firm, has purchased a 175-year-old former schoolhouse in Baltimore County for its new offices.The firm bought the historic stone school at 119 Old Court Road in Pikesville for an undisclosed amount."
NEWS
April 30, 2007
On Saturday April 28, SARAH B. BENESCH (nee Japko), beloved wife of Charles Benesch, loving mother of Jay Benesch of Newport News, VA, Bryan Benesch of Silver Spring, MD, devoted mother-in-law of Nancy Benesch, loving grandmother of Evan Benesch, dear sister of Albert Japko, Rica Reisman and the late Ida Reisman and Rose Goldstein. Services at SOL LEVINSON AND BROS, INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mount Wilson Lane, on Monday April 30 at 12 noon. Interment Arlington Cemetery-Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 4300 N. Rogers Avenue.
NEWS
March 9, 2004
On March 7, 2004 CECELIA M. BENESCH (nee Pope) beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Joseph Benesch and his wife Patricia, Edward Benesch and his wife Joyce, Stanley Benesch and his wife Patricia, Catherine Benesch and the late Margaret M. Benesch; cherished grandmother of nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; dear sister of Eleanor Trittle, Gertrude Mallon and Paul Pope. Relatives and friends may call at the family owned AMBROSE FUNERAL HOME OF LANSDOWNE, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Road, on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at St. Clement's I Roman Catholic Church, at the funeral hour of 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Clement's I Roman Catholic Church, 2900 Washington Avenue, Lansdowne, MD 21227.
NEWS
July 30, 2003
On July 29, 2003 JACK GARTNER beloved husband of Frieda Gartner (nee Meizlish); beloved father of Scott Gartner, Brian Gartner, Priscilla Kossoy and the late Michael Gartner; devoted brother of Benesch Gartner and the late Rae Price, Isadore Gartner, Gloria Cohen, Esther Fishler and Sam Gartner. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held at SOL LEVINSON & BROS. INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mt. Wilson Lane on Tuesday, July 29, at 5 p.m. Interment Swinicher Woliner Benevolent Society Cemetery, 6700 Bowleys Lane.
NEWS
February 23, 2003
On February 21, 2003, IDA COHEN (nee Goldberg), beloved wife of the late Benesch Cohen and loving mother of Naomi Baron, dear mother-in-law of Philmore Baron, devoted sister of the late Jack Goldberg, Sally Friedson and Reuben Goldberg, dear sister-in-law of Jean Goldberg, loving grandmother of Judy and Stanley Snyder and Stephen and Mary Carol Baron, great-grandmother of Peter, Rachel, and Daniel Baron and Philip and Richard Snyder. Services at Sol Levinson & Brothers Inc., 8900 Reisterstown Road, on Monday, February 24 at 11 A.M. Interment at Anshe Amunah (Aitz Chaim)
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | February 21, 2003
Margaret Mary Benesch, who remained a vibrant presence in the lives of the many pupils she taught during her 40 years at St. Clement I Academy in Lansdowne, died of complications from a bleeding ulcer Saturday at St. Agnes HealthCare. She was 61 and lived in the Lakeland section of Southwest Baltimore. Miss Benesch was born in Baltimore and raised on East Fort Avenue in Locust Point. She entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1956 and graduated from Holy Angels Academy in Fort Lee, N.J., in 1959.
NEWS
By Jennifer Sullivan and Jennifer Sullivan,SUN STAFF | August 2, 1999
Alberta Benesch Kirsch, a pianist who performed at venues ranging from live television to festivals and military bases for more than 50 years, died Saturday from complications of a stroke at Keswick Multi-Care Center in Baltimore. She was 89. The only child of Bertha and Rudolph Benesch, Bohemian immigrants and grocery store owners, the former Alberta Benesch was born in Baltimore. She began to play the piano at age 10 and played by ear until she attended the Peabody Conservatory of Music, where she learned to read sheet music.
NEWS
February 23, 2003
On February 21, 2003, IDA COHEN (nee Goldberg), beloved wife of the late Benesch Cohen and loving mother of Naomi Baron, dear mother-in-law of Philmore Baron, devoted sister of the late Jack Goldberg, Sally Friedson and Reuben Goldberg, dear sister-in-law of Jean Goldberg, loving grandmother of Judy and Stanley Snyder and Stephen and Mary Carol Baron, great-grandmother of Peter, Rachel, and Daniel Baron and Philip and Richard Snyder. Services at Sol Levinson & Brothers Inc., 8900 Reisterstown Road, on Monday, February 24 at 11 A.M. Interment at Anshe Amunah (Aitz Chaim)
NEWS
By Dail Willis and Larry Carson and Dail Willis and Larry Carson,SUN STAFF | October 7, 1998
A deer ran through Towson streets yesterday for nearly an hour, dodging in and out of buildings and garages before jumping through a window in the old courthouse, cutting himself and startling employees.The eight-point, 180-pound buck fled the courthouse to the lobby of a law firm, where police trapped him and a veterinarian sedated and euthanized him.The deer was first seen on the Towson roundabout about 12:45 p.m., said police spokesman Bill Toohey. He said two police detectives were passing through the roundabout when the deer appeared in traffic.
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