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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | January 11, 2008
Lucy S. Foster, a homemaker who enjoyed foxhunting, died Sunday of undetermined causes at her winter home on Cumberland Island, Ga. The longtime Glyndon resident was 80. Born Lucy Sprague in Boston, she was raised on Commonwealth Avenue in the city's Back Bay neighborhood. She was a 1946 graduate of the Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Va., and earned a bachelor's degree in 1950 from Sarah Lawrence College. Mrs. Foster worked briefly as a photographer for several years in Boston, until marrying Franklin Rea Foster in 1952.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | January 11, 2008
Lucy S. Foster, a homemaker who enjoyed foxhunting, died Sunday of undetermined causes at her winter home on Cumberland Island, Ga. The longtime Glyndon resident was 80. Born Lucy Sprague in Boston, she was raised on Commonwealth Avenue in the city's Back Bay neighborhood. She was a 1946 graduate of the Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Va., and earned a bachelor's degree in 1950 from Sarah Lawrence College. Mrs. Foster worked briefly as a photographer for several years in Boston, until marrying Franklin Rea Foster in 1952.
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February 11, 2004
On February 7, 2004 CHARLES E. PARTRIDGE SR., of Seaford, DE, formerly of Oxford, MD, beloved husband of the late Miriam Partridge (nee Meyer); devoted father of Charles E. Partridge Jr., of Baltimore. Also survived by two grandchildren, Elizabeth C. Partridge of Annapolis and Amy Partridge-Barber of Cape Elizabeth, ME and two great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at the Church of The Holy Trinity, Oxford, MD on Saturday March 13, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be private.
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By Tom Bowman and Tom Bowman,Staff Writer | September 27, 1993
It was a year of assassination and riot, a year that the Vietnamese Communists took advantage of the lunar New Year holiday to launch what became known as the Tet offensive.The scores of men clustered Saturday under a long white tent at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium were young officers 25 years ago, leaving the cloistered world of the U.S. Naval Academy for the chaos of events outside."In a lot of ways we were removed from the rest of the world," said Richard D'Anna of Baltimore, a member of the academy's Class of 1968, who recalls little discussion about the war that was raging in Southeast Asia.
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March 2, 2005
Rosealma R. Paul, a homemaker and gourmet cook, died of cancer Thursday at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. She was 80. She was born and raised Rosealma Owens in Reardan, Wash., and worked during World War II in the mailroom of Boeing Co. She was married in 1948 to Donald R. Roderick, an FBI agent, and lived in Buffalo, N.Y., Augusta, Ga., and Savannah, Ga., before moving to Silver Spring in the 1950s. Her husband was later chief of the National Crime Information Center in Washington. After her husband's death in 1991, she moved to Chestertown, and in 1993 married Chuck Paul, who died several years later.
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June 4, 2005
Charlotte A. Swope, a homemaker and gardener, died of heart failure Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Falmouth, Maine. The former longtime Roland Park resident, who had lived in Yarmouth, Maine, since 2002, was 87. Charlotte Anne Tomkinson was born and raised in Philadelphia. She was a graduate of the Germantown Friends School and earned a bachelor's degree in 1940 from Wheaton College in Norton, Mass. She returned to Philadelphia, and during the 1940s she worked in public relations and was assistant treasurer for the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team After her 1945 marriage to Carey B. Swope Sr., an insurance salesman, the couple moved to Baltimore and for years lived on Gilmarys Road in Roland Park.
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December 10, 1992
Betsy Ogletree, who taught at the Baltimore City Communit College after serving as an officer in the United States Public Health Service, died Monday of cancer at the Meridian Healthcare Center at Brightwood.Graveside services for Mrs. Ogletree, who was 71 and lived on North Charles Street, were to be conducted at 10 a.m. today at Woodlawn Cemetery, 2130 Woodlawn Drive.From the early 1960s until her retirement in the mid-1980's, she taught at the community college, first teaching courses on medical recordkeeping and the business law courses.
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April 19, 2006
ANNA MARIE ZIEMSKI (nee Schech), 82, of Ocean City went home to be with her Lord on Monday, April 17, 2006 at the home of her daughter. Anna was born in Baltimore on September 15th, 1923. She was preceded in death by her husband James B. Ziemski. Anna was a member of St. Lukes Catholic Church in Ocean City where she had been active in many ministries, prior to an automobile accident in 2002. She will be lovingly remembered by her six children, daughter Iris Yuska and her husband Dan of Cape Elizabeth, ME; son Jim Ziemski and his wife Tania of the Fiji Islands; daughter Jean Merritt and her husband Chris of Ocean Pines; son Mark Ziemski and his wife Linda of Pasadena; son Matt Ziemski and his wife Janet of Arnold; daughter Carol Muller and her husband John of Ocean City with whom she lived; twelve grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her sister Patricia Jett and her husband Clifton of Rosedale.
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By Susan Baer and Susan Baer,Washington Bureau of The Sun | December 9, 1990
WASHINGTON -- In giving the commencement address at Boston College in 1982, then Vice President George Bush said it was an especially great day for him because he had a daughter in the graduating class.It was news to most of the students there.Just as it was news to the public affairs director of Maine's tourism office that the young woman who had started work there one morning in 1988 was the president's daughter. And news to the customers at Deering Ice Cream shop in Portland, Maine, that the woman coming in for lunch, dressed in a sweat suit and lugging one kid under one arm, another by her side, was anything more than just another mother, just another Mainer.
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By MICHELLE DEAL-ZIMMERMAN | January 4, 2009
Experts predict 2009 will be the year of the travel deal. With fewer people able to afford a vacation, hotels, airlines, cruise lines and tour operators will offer deep discounts to lure travelers. According to CheapTickets.com's 2009 Value Travel Forecast, one of the destinations expected to offer the most value to travelers is Portland, Maine. Visitors to this city along Maine's southern coast can save 53 percent off peak rates when traveling during early spring. From Baltimore, AirTran offers nonstop flights to Portland for as little as $56 each way. Here are five things to do in Portland: 1 Sightsee by ferry.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | May 20, 2004
Dr. Jack Wexler, a retired cardiologist who taught at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died of heart complications May 13 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida at age 91. A former resident of Mount Washington and Pikesville, he had moved to Longboat Key, Fla., in 1975. Born in Ukraine, he fled with his family because of persecution of Jews. They traveled across Europe for three years before reaching the United States and settling in Boston. He carried the family wealth in gold buttons, covered in cloth, sewed in double rows on his long coat.
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