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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | April 23, 1997
Jennalee Braswell Suder, who received widespread church and community support during a two-year struggle with neuroblastoma, died of the rare cancer Sunday at her home on Witherspoon Road in Homeland. She was 12.Born in Baltimore, Jennalee lived with her parents, attorneys Robert Braswell Suder and Joanne Lynch Suder. Mr. Suder undertook full-time care of his daughter after she became ill.But Jennalee continued her studies as a sixth-grade honor student at the Cathedral School. She also loved dance and music, and had studied ballet at the Peabody Conservatory since she was a toddler.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 18, 2013
Rosemary O'Donnell, a homemaker, died of respiratory failure Nov. 13 at Stella Maris in Timonium. The former Cedarcroft resident was 90. Born Rosemary Ann Frederick in Baltimore, she was raised on Bolton Street and later lived on Southway. Her father, Herman A. Frederick, owned a roofing, heating and plumbing business. Her mother, Mae Ellis Frederick, died in 1930. Mrs. O'Donnell was a great-niece of George A. Frederick, architect of Baltimore's City Hall and the Druid Hill Park pavilions.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | June 6, 2008
Agatha C. Matricciani, a homemaker and longtime volunteer, died Tuesday at Blakehurst Life Care Community in Towson. She was 89. The former Agatha Corasaniti was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown. She was a 1936 graduate of the Institute of Notre Dame and attended Mount St. Agnes College in Mount Washington. She met her future husband, Guy J. Matricciani, when both were aboard the Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci, in the 1930s. They were married in 1939. Mrs. Matricciani volunteered at Bon Secours Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and what is now St. Joseph Medical Center.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | August 22, 2011
Ruth D. Baird, a retired educator and counselor, died of a stroke Aug. 16 at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 77. Ruth Dudley Dentinger, the daughter of a comptroller and a homemaker, was born and raised in Louisville, Ky., where she graduated in 1951 from Sacred Heart Academy. After earning a degree in education in 1955 from the University of Louisville, she married David W. Baird III, a chemical engineer, the next year. The couple lived in Louisville until 1966, when they moved to Tustin, Calif., until returning to Louisville two years later.
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By Melody Simmons and Gary Gately and Melody Simmons and Gary Gately,Staff Writers | January 12, 1994
Sister Eileen Weisman denied last night that she knew of former teacher John Joseph Merzbacher Jr.'s alleged sexual abuse of students while the nun was principal of Catholic Community Middle School in Southeast Baltimore in the 1970s.Speaking to some 200 parents at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen School, where she now serves as principal, Sister Eileen drew a standing ovation after reading a short statement, parents who attended the closed-door meeting said.The nun's statement marked her first public comments since allegations of Mr. Merzbacher's sexual abuse surfaced last week in news accounts of lawsuits and investigations.
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December 28, 1996
Sister Kathryn A. Caufield, 76, teacherSister Kathryn Ann Caufield, a School Sister of Notre Dame who taught at local Catholic schools, died Wednesday of a respiratory ailment at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. She was 76.Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she professed her vows in 1940. A graduate of the College of Notre Dame, she was given the religious name of Sister Dionyse, but in later years used her given name.Sister Kathryn Ann began teaching in 1943 at Notre Dame of Maryland, now Notre Dame Preparatory School.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | September 9, 2010
Kathleen W. Pirone, a lifelong educator who provided home tutoring for students in reading, writing and study skills, died Sept. 2 of pancreatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 65. Kathleen W. Wills, the daughter of a feed grain store salesman and a homemaker, was born and raised in Petersburg, Va. After graduating from Petersburg High School in 1963, she earned a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in French in 1967 from the University of Richmond. Mrs. Pirone worked for a year for the Hartford Insurance Co. before becoming a second-grade teacher in 1968 in Prince George County, Va., public schools.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | March 22, 2001
Harriet Beth Granet, principal counsel to the State Retirement and Pension System of Maryland, died yesterday of cancer at her Guilford home. She was 49. Until resigning last week because of failing health, Ms. Granet continued working in the post she had held since joining the agency in 1989. "Harriet was held in the highest regard by her colleagues and clients alike, not only for her superior legal skills, but for her unfailing good humor, generosity and character," Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr., said yesterday.
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June 16, 1992
Christopher O'Neil died in an auto accident Friday, trying to meet his midnight curfew.The popular 17-year-old Loyola High School student, who lived in Homeland, will be buried at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens today after a funeral Mass at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.The young man was killed at 11:55 p.m. Friday when the 1990 Nissan Sentra in which he was a rear-seat passenger veered out of control on Jerome Jay Drive near Oregon Ridge, flipped over a barrier and plunged into a streambed.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 18, 2013
Rosemary O'Donnell, a homemaker, died of respiratory failure Nov. 13 at Stella Maris in Timonium. The former Cedarcroft resident was 90. Born Rosemary Ann Frederick in Baltimore, she was raised on Bolton Street and later lived on Southway. Her father, Herman A. Frederick, owned a roofing, heating and plumbing business. Her mother, Mae Ellis Frederick, died in 1930. Mrs. O'Donnell was a great-niece of George A. Frederick, architect of Baltimore's City Hall and the Druid Hill Park pavilions.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | September 9, 2010
Kathleen W. Pirone, a lifelong educator who provided home tutoring for students in reading, writing and study skills, died Sept. 2 of pancreatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 65. Kathleen W. Wills, the daughter of a feed grain store salesman and a homemaker, was born and raised in Petersburg, Va. After graduating from Petersburg High School in 1963, she earned a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in French in 1967 from the University of Richmond. Mrs. Pirone worked for a year for the Hartford Insurance Co. before becoming a second-grade teacher in 1968 in Prince George County, Va., public schools.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | June 6, 2008
Agatha C. Matricciani, a homemaker and longtime volunteer, died Tuesday at Blakehurst Life Care Community in Towson. She was 89. The former Agatha Corasaniti was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown. She was a 1936 graduate of the Institute of Notre Dame and attended Mount St. Agnes College in Mount Washington. She met her future husband, Guy J. Matricciani, when both were aboard the Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci, in the 1930s. They were married in 1939. Mrs. Matricciani volunteered at Bon Secours Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and what is now St. Joseph Medical Center.
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By GEORGE WEIGEL | July 7, 2006
I first became aware of Baltimore's "Old Cathedral" in September 1957, when I began first grade at the Cathedral School, then at 7 W. Mulberry St. Months later, the entire school was marched across the street to pray the rosary inside what we now know as the Basilica of the Assumption; a fire had broken out at the Fallon & Helen furniture store a few doors away, and it was feared that it might take the school and its adjacent convent with it. Fortunately, that...
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | March 22, 2001
Harriet Beth Granet, principal counsel to the State Retirement and Pension System of Maryland, died yesterday of cancer at her Guilford home. She was 49. Until resigning last week because of failing health, Ms. Granet continued working in the post she had held since joining the agency in 1989. "Harriet was held in the highest regard by her colleagues and clients alike, not only for her superior legal skills, but for her unfailing good humor, generosity and character," Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr., said yesterday.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | December 9, 1999
THE FLAG of Italy flies above the entrance to one of Baltimore's most distinguished buildings, the former Cathedral School property at 7 to 9 W. Mulberry St.As of this week, it has become the permanent location of the Italian Consulate of Baltimore, the local affiliate of the Italian embassy.That's just the beginning of an even more ambitious plan for the building, which has been renamed Palazzo Italia.Over the next six months, a private, nonprofit group intends to turn it into an Italian cultural center featuring a gallery of contemporary art and crafts, a market of Italian goods, a library of Italian books and videos, an auditorium for Italian films and lectures, and a street-level cafe.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | April 23, 1997
Jennalee Braswell Suder, who received widespread church and community support during a two-year struggle with neuroblastoma, died of the rare cancer Sunday at her home on Witherspoon Road in Homeland. She was 12.Born in Baltimore, Jennalee lived with her parents, attorneys Robert Braswell Suder and Joanne Lynch Suder. Mr. Suder undertook full-time care of his daughter after she became ill.But Jennalee continued her studies as a sixth-grade honor student at the Cathedral School. She also loved dance and music, and had studied ballet at the Peabody Conservatory since she was a toddler.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | August 22, 2011
Ruth D. Baird, a retired educator and counselor, died of a stroke Aug. 16 at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 77. Ruth Dudley Dentinger, the daughter of a comptroller and a homemaker, was born and raised in Louisville, Ky., where she graduated in 1951 from Sacred Heart Academy. After earning a degree in education in 1955 from the University of Louisville, she married David W. Baird III, a chemical engineer, the next year. The couple lived in Louisville until 1966, when they moved to Tustin, Calif., until returning to Louisville two years later.
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