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November 28, 1990
Philip Bluefeld, 73, retired president of the Bluefeld Caterer, died early yesterday at Sinai Hospital after a long illness.Services were being held today at the Beth El Congregation, 8101 Park Heights Ave.Mr. Bluefeld lived in the One Slade Condominium. He retired in 1984 after the sale of the kosher catering business, which his mother had started in 1937.Bluefeld Caterer handled political, social and charitable gatherings at its own halls, as well as serving food in armories and tents from the Baltimore-Washington area to New York City and Florida.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | February 13, 2014
Michael J. Wagner, who served in the Maryland Senate and was a Glen Burnie business owner, died of cancer early Thursday at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. The Ferndale resident was 72. "He worked hard for the people he represented," said former Anne Arundel County Executive Robert R. Neall, who also served in the Senate. "He was effective as a legislator and was good at it. " Mr. Neall described Mr. Wagner as "a big part of our county's political history for a couple of decades.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | July 2, 2000
Daryl Vincent Mosby, an air freight consultant and chef in a catering business he owned, died Monday in his sleep of a heart attack. He was 48 and lived in Randallstown. A sales and marketing executive for air carriers, he had recently become a consultant in that field. He also prepared foods in a family catering business that served arts and ethnic festivals. For the past 15 years he had been an air freight specialist. He began his career as a salesman for Federal Express and Air Bourne and became a vice president of government and postal sales at Emery Worldwide.
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October 29, 2013
An "icon" is a person who is very successful, admired and well-known. Baltimore has lost two icons recently. Edward "Eddie" Dopkin died last week of leukemia. Eddie was the owner of Miss Shirley's Café and an owner of his family's catering business. About 14 months ago, another Baltimore icon, Patrick "Scunny" McCusker, died. Scunny was the owner of Mama's on the Half Shell and Nacho Mama's restaurants in Canton. I had the privilege of being friends with Eddie and Scunny. Eddie was the mayor of Cold Spring Lane while Scunny was the mayor of Canton.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 26, 2010
Gladys E. Davis, a retired special education teacher and caterer, died Dec. 17 from complications of an infection at Northwest Hospital Center. The longtime West Baltimore resident was 80. Gladys E. Miller was born and raised in Baltimore. She was a 1948 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School. For many years until retiring in the 1980s, Mrs. Davis worked as a special education teacher in city public schools. In the late 1970s, she also had co-owned and operated a catering business with her husband of 61 years, Edward Davis, who died in February.
BUSINESS
By BILL ATKINSON | June 17, 2005
WHEN DAVID Schleider was 8 years old, he would peel 2,000 hard-boiled eggs in a sitting to help out his father's catering business. By 12, he'd make hors d'oeuvres by the thousands. "The idea of hard work, determination and sacrifice is what kept me going," Schleider said. "I might be the boss' son, but I could do as good a job or work as hard as anybody." Now 39, Schleider is determined to take on a challenge far beyond kitchen work: He wants to change the way Americans think of, and use, the lemon.
BUSINESS
October 22, 2001
Oct. 5 Kenneth R. and Stacey L. Arnold, 4226 Goodson Court, Belcamp, operators of a telecommunications business, filed under Chapter 7. Assets: $13,534; liabilities: $72,562. Oct. 12 Tracy S. and Angelika P. Ours,934 Kimberly Way, Stevensville, operators of a catering business, filed under Chapter 7. Assets: $159,345; liabilities: $233,676. Abbreviations a.k.a.: also known as; c/o: care of; d/b/a: doing business as; t/a: trading as; n/a: not available; n/l: not listed; H/C: Holding Company; LLC: Limited Liability Company; L/P: Limited Partnership; J/V: Joint Venture; P/A: Professional Association; P/C: Professional Corporation
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | September 9, 2000
Eugenio A. Giolitti, operator of a deli and catering business, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of keeping unregistered weapons and an array of military explosives in his Kent Island home. The grand jury charged Giolitti, 39, with four counts of possessing unregistered firearms, including three silencers and six claymore anti-personnel mines. The indictment handed up Thursday also charged him with improper storage of explosive materials. Giolitti, a former Navy SEAL, was arrested Aug. 27 after sheriff's deputies responded to a dispute between Giolitti and a neighbor.
BUSINESS
November 16, 1995
Charles Levine is going kosher.Mr. Levine, a longtime Baltimore area caterer, has launched Glorious Kosher, an off-premise catering company and commissary.His kosher food venture will be based in Owings Mills. About 25 permanent and 75 to 80 part-time employees will work for the company, the owner said.Starting a kosher catering business isn't easy.To conform to Jewish dietary laws, Mr. Levine has spent a year getting certifications, hiring rabbis and supervising construction of his kitchens.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | February 13, 2014
Michael J. Wagner, who served in the Maryland Senate and was a Glen Burnie business owner, died of cancer early Thursday at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. The Ferndale resident was 72. "He worked hard for the people he represented," said former Anne Arundel County Executive Robert R. Neall, who also served in the Senate. "He was effective as a legislator and was good at it. " Mr. Neall described Mr. Wagner as "a big part of our county's political history for a couple of decades.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | May 23, 2013
Joy Umansky, chief baker at the Dorothea's Breads business she co-owned for a decade, died May 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of complications from a fractured hip. She was 85 and lived in Pikesville. Born Margaret Joy Ward-Walker in Birmingham, England, she was the daughter of Arthur Westfield Ward-Walker, a factory manager, and the former Margaret Vera Rabnit, who owned a pub. Like many British children, she was sent to the countryside during World War II to avoid German bombing raids.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 26, 2010
Gladys E. Davis, a retired special education teacher and caterer, died Dec. 17 from complications of an infection at Northwest Hospital Center. The longtime West Baltimore resident was 80. Gladys E. Miller was born and raised in Baltimore. She was a 1948 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School. For many years until retiring in the 1980s, Mrs. Davis worked as a special education teacher in city public schools. In the late 1970s, she also had co-owned and operated a catering business with her husband of 61 years, Edward Davis, who died in February.
BUSINESS
By Nancy Jones-Bonbrest and Nancy Jones-Bonbrest,Special to The Baltimore Sun | September 27, 2009
SALARY: $13,300 AGE: 43 YEARS ON JOB: 2 1/2 How she got started: : Carla Lucente grew up in the restaurant business, helping her parents run their Italian restaurant. After high school she went to work as a loan officer for six years and then worked for her family's home construction business. At the age of 36 she quit work and began culinary school at the Baltimore International College. After graduating, she opened her own catering business and worked part-time at Trader Joe's in Annapolis.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | January 7, 2009
Jean L. Watson, whose culinary expertise led to the founding with her husband of what became a well-known Baltimore County catering firm, died of cancer Friday at her Timonium home. She was 81. Jean Lindeman was born and raised in Washington, where she graduated from Coolidge High School. She attended Mary Washington College and George Washington University before earning a bachelor's degree in English education from the University of Maryland, College Park in the late 1940s. Mrs. Watson worked as a legal secretary for Robert Lynch, a Washington law firm, before her 1952 marriage to David R. Watson, who was associated with the Ray V. Watson Co., a family-owned business that manufactured gears and heavy equipment.
BUSINESS
By BILL ATKINSON | June 17, 2005
WHEN DAVID Schleider was 8 years old, he would peel 2,000 hard-boiled eggs in a sitting to help out his father's catering business. By 12, he'd make hors d'oeuvres by the thousands. "The idea of hard work, determination and sacrifice is what kept me going," Schleider said. "I might be the boss' son, but I could do as good a job or work as hard as anybody." Now 39, Schleider is determined to take on a challenge far beyond kitchen work: He wants to change the way Americans think of, and use, the lemon.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | April 13, 2005
Two new hotels will be built near Baltimore-Washington International Airport, adding 463 rooms to the area's booming hotel market, the hotels' parent company said yesterday. A 203-room Sheraton will be built on Old Elkridge Landing Road in Linthicum in Anne Arundel County and will open by fall 2006. Next door, a 260-room Westin Hotel will open, also on Old Elkridge Landing Road, in spring 2007. The hotels will be developed by Brentwood Hotels and managed by LTD Management Co. LLC of Chesapeake, Va. Officials of LTD Management could not be reached yesterday, but the company said in a statement that it expects BWI Airport's $1.8 billion expansion to drive growth in the area's hotel market.
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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | October 25, 1998
William C. Henry, whose love of food and cooking led him to open an East Baltimore delicatessen and later start a catering business, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Ellicott City home.Mr. Henry, 60, lived in Baltimore most of his life and operated the Old Henry's deli on Madison Avenue from the mid-1960s until the early 1970s, when he started the catering business at his home.Although Mr. Henry made a variety of food at Old Henry's, he specialized in highly seasoned Caribbean foods, such as curried chicken, jerk chicken and samosas, or meat pies.
NEWS
December 10, 1991
Lauretta E. Walker, who operated Gorsuch Caterers with her husband for more than 30 years, died Saturday of cancer at her home on Loch Raven Boulevard. She was 60.A mass of Christian burial is to be offered at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 1512 Druid Hill Ave.For many years, Mrs. Walker operated a submarine shop at the catering business in the 1500 block of Gorsuch Ave. She became known as Ms. Pudnie to residents of the community. Relatives can not explain the origin of the name, but they say it was used with affection.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 28, 2005
Lou S. Bounds Hoover, who owned and operated a well-known Reisterstown bakery and catering company for 60 years, died of cancer Monday at her home there. She was 94. She was born Lou Stem Bennett in Sykesville and raised on her family's Carroll County farm in nearby Berrett. She was a 1926 graduate of the old Blue Ridge College high school. After she earned a bachelor's degree in psychology in 1930 from Hood College, she took a job as comptroller at the old Montrose School for Girls in Reisterstown.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 22, 2002
An Eldersburg couple that has tried unsuccessfully for years to get their 4.5-acre property rezoned for business use has filed suit against Carroll County to stop construction on their street until the county brings it up to code. Irvin and Peggy Gordon filed their lawsuit Monday in Carroll County Circuit Court. They seek an order to require the county to make a paved portion of the road on which they live - Strawbridge Terrace - 30 feet wide to meet county codes. Also, they seek construction of 4-foot-wide sidewalks along both sides of the street, where public sewer lines and storm drains are under construction in the right of way, according to the complaint.
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