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November 17, 2003
Helen D. Engle, a former high school English teacher and active churchgoer, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Howard County General Hospital. The Columbia resident was 91. Helen Doenges was born in Cambridge and began her longtime association with that city's Grace United Methodist Church as a 13-year-old member of the choir. She graduated from Cambridge High School in 1929 and earned a bachelor's degree in English from the former Western Maryland College in 1933. After graduation, she returned to Cambridge and five years later married William E. Engle.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2012
Martha Jane Schneider, a piano teacher and church organist who had been a longtime resident of Cambridge, died June 24 of pneumonia at an assisted-living facility in Clemmons, N.C. She was 92. The daughter of a banker and a homemaker, Martha Jane Geoghegan was born and raised in Cambridge, where she grew up in a home on Oakley Street. After graduating in 1936 from Cambridge High School, she studied for a year at Strayer's Business College in Baltimore and then went to work for Country Trust Co., her father's bank.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2012
Martha Jane Schneider, a piano teacher and church organist who had been a longtime resident of Cambridge, died June 24 of pneumonia at an assisted-living facility in Clemmons, N.C. She was 92. The daughter of a banker and a homemaker, Martha Jane Geoghegan was born and raised in Cambridge, where she grew up in a home on Oakley Street. After graduating in 1936 from Cambridge High School, she studied for a year at Strayer's Business College in Baltimore and then went to work for Country Trust Co., her father's bank.
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November 17, 2003
Helen D. Engle, a former high school English teacher and active churchgoer, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Howard County General Hospital. The Columbia resident was 91. Helen Doenges was born in Cambridge and began her longtime association with that city's Grace United Methodist Church as a 13-year-old member of the choir. She graduated from Cambridge High School in 1929 and earned a bachelor's degree in English from the former Western Maryland College in 1933. After graduation, she returned to Cambridge and five years later married William E. Engle.
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January 10, 2007
Ann H. Sturgis, a retired educator, died of pneumonia Thursday at The Pines Genesis nursing home in Easton. The former Cambridge resident was 75. Born Ann Harrington and raised in Cambridge, she was a granddaughter of Emerson C. Harrington, a Democrat who was governor of Maryland from 1916 to 1920. She was a graduate of Cambridge High School and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1954. An elementary school educator, she taught in Prince George's County public schools from 1961 to 1966, and for 20 years in Dorchester County public schools until retiring in 1986.
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March 11, 1991
William Howard Richardson, a retired railroad worker, died of cancer Saturday at the Joseph Richey Hospice in Baltimore.No funeral was planned for Mr. Richardson, who was 76.He was born in Cambridge and attended Cambridge High School.Mr. Richardson worked for the Philips Can Company in the mid-1930s and was involved in union organizing that led to a strike there in 1937.After working in the Civilian Conservation Corps, Mr. Richardson moved to Baltimore in 1941 and went to work for what was then the Pennsylvania Railroad.
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August 16, 1998
Vernon H. Prouse, 90, B&O manager, bank officerVernon H. Prouse, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad freight sales manager who found a second career in banking, died yesterday at his home in Glen Meadows, a Baltimore County retirement community, after surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. He was 90.Born in Cambridge, Mr. Prouse graduated from Cambridge High School in 1935. He attended evening classes ranging from art to business management at the Johns Hopkins University for many years.Mr.
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August 19, 2006
Wade Allen Roche, a retired Maryland state trooper and former police chief, died of heart disease Aug. 12 at Dorchester General Hospital in Cambridge. He was 62. Mr. Roche was born and raised in Cambridge, where he graduated from Cambridge High School in 1962. He earned a business diploma from Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Del., and a certificate in criminal justice and a bachelor's degree from Kennedy-Western University In 1967, he joined the state police and spent most of his career as a detective sergeant assigned to the Easton barracks.
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February 16, 2003
Dorsey Kent Wallace, who taught art in Baltimore County public schools for 27 years, died of kidney failure Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 55. Mr. Wallace was born and raised in Cambridge, and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1965. He earned his bachelor's degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1969 and began teaching in county schools in 1970. The former Glen Burnie resident retired in 1997 from Dundalk High. Earlier, he had been on the faculty of Owings Mills and Sparrows Point high schools.
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October 23, 2001
Anne Battams, 82, painter, descendant of Md. settlers Anne Lloyd Battams, a Baltimore painter and descendant of early Maryland settlers, died Sunday of pneumonia at Union Memorial Hospital. The Guilford resident was 82. Mrs. Battams, who continued painting until nearly the end of her life, was known for her impressionistic portraits and still lifes. A Cambridge native, Anne Lloyd Bayly was a direct descendant of the Lloyds who settled in Talbot County in 1649 and later built Wye House and Wye Heights, two of Maryland's historic Eastern Shore homes.
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September 30, 2005
Howard "Duke" Kinnamon, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. foreman and former semipro baseball player, died of complications from a stroke Saturday at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. He was 81 and formerly lived in Pasadena and Cockeysville. Born in Cambridge, he was a 1941 graduate of Cambridge High School, where he played football, basketball and baseball. He was scouted by the Pittsburgh Pirates organization and signed to play the 1941 season. He was a minor-league pitcher, catcher and outfielder for several months.
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By SUN STAFF | February 22, 2003
Wallace S. Brooks Jr., a well-known Baltimore area funeral director, died of a heart attack Feb. 15 at his Cockeysville home. He was 61. Mr. Brooks was born and raised in Cambridge. After graduating from Cambridge High School in 1959, he worked at a local furniture store and at Eastern Shore State Hospital. Moving to Baltimore in 1963, he served an apprenticeship at William J. Tickner & Sons at North and Pennsylvania avenues. He studied for two years at the Cincinnati College of Embalming, graduating in 1965.
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