May 3, 1993
The Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce named Janet L. Rafky of Franklin Square Hospital, president; George Wilbanks of R.J. Carpet Distributors, first vice president; Bobby Edmondson of C&P Telephone Co., second vice president; Joel B. Charkatz, CPA, KAWG & F, treasurer; Peter S. Saucier of Venable, Baetjer & Howard, attorney; Jane Navarria of Maryland National Bank, member-at-large and Sharon Snyder of Bethlehem Steel Corp., member-at-large.
September 16, 1998
Richard Hammonds, a former steel worker, died Monday of heart failure at his West Baltimore home. He was 70.The Baltimore native worked at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant from 1953 to 1980, and later as a security guard at Rite Aid pharmacies.He served in the Army in 1945 and 1946.A private service is planned.He is survived by his wife, the former Jennifer Wisley, whom he married in 1956; a son, Edward Hammonds of New York; a daughter, Sandra Wallace of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.
May 29, 2008
Norbert Joseph Rottloff Sr., a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. engineer, died of heart disease Saturday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 82. Born in Baltimore and raised on Franklin Street, he attended St. Bernardine's Parochial School and was a member of its drum and bugle corps. His studies at Polytechnic Institute were interrupted by service in the Navy during World War II. He later earned a diploma at City College and received a physics degree at Loyola College.
May 19, 1994
Cardoza W. BarberRetired truck driverCardoza W. Barber, a retired truck driver and former steel worker, died Monday of kidney failure at Maryland General Hospital. The East Baltimore resident was 70.He retired about 10 years ago after driving a truck for the Newman Barrel Co. for about five years. Earlier, he worked at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant.Born in Chester, S.C., he moved to Baltimore in 1934, and was a graduate of Douglass High School. He served in the Navy during World War II.He sang in the sanctuary choir of Knox Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. Eden St., Baltimore, where services were planned for noon today.
November 1, 1993
A 59-year-old Bethlehem Steel Corp. foreman died yesterday afternoon after falling 16 feet from a raised concrete pad at the Sparrows Point mill, a company spokesman said.Fritz A. Schildt, of the 2300 block of Perry Ave. in Edgemere, died immediately after falling onto a basement floor about 1 p.m. yesterday, said G. Ted Baldwin, the company spokesman.Mr. Schildt, who had worked at Bethlehem for 37 years, was checking the motor on a piece of equipment before the fall, Mr. Baldwin said.The fatality -- the second in a month at the steel plant, Maryland's most dangerous workplace -- is being investigated by the company, the United Steel Workers of America officials, the state medical examiner and the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health office.
April 11, 2002
Charles Joseph Meninger Jr., a recently retired steel worker, died of cancer Sunday at his Eastwood home. He was 54. He worked at the Sparrows Point plant of Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 37 years, most recently in the rod mill. Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown and Eastwood, he was a graduate of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parochial School and, in 1966, Dundalk High School. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, where he was a member.