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May 1, 2003
On April 29, 2003, DAVID EDWARD HOM, beloved husband of Mary (nee Nilsson) Hom. He is survived by many beloved relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home Inc., 6500 York Road (at Overbrook), on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held Friday 10 A.M. at Central Presbyterian Church. Interment Lorraine Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Central Presbyterian Church, 7308 York Road, Towson, MD. 21204.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | March 10, 2009
Charlotte T. Hatcher, a retired choir director and church organist, died Friday of complications from a gall bladder infection at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The longtime Timonium resident was 75. Charlotte Thompson was born in Baltimore and raised in Towson. Her interest in music began when she was a child and studied piano. After graduating in 1951 from Towson High School, where she had been active in the school's music programs, she earned a bachelor's degree in music from Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College, in 1955.
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December 3, 2003
On November 29, 2003, JOSEPH L. MULLEN, beloved husband of Barbara Mullen (nee Burkhardt); devoted father of Thomas L. Mullen and his wife Amy, and David H. Mullen; dear brother of Joan M. Zeno and Margaret M. Hughes; also survived by nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday 11 A.M. at Central Presbyterian Church. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Central Presbyterian Church, 7308 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21204 or the Charity of your choice.
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June 11, 2008
On June 6, 2008 EMIL B. PIELKE, beloved husband of Gini Pielke (nee Chapman), devoted father of Heather Pielke, devoted brother of Diane Pielke Ryan of Newport Beach, CA. Also survived by cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the family-owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Rd. (beltway exit 26) on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at Central Presbyterian Church on Thursday at 11:00 A.M. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Young Life Eastern Division, 1440 Dolley Madison Blvd, McLean, VA 22101 (703)
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August 22, 2004
On August 19, 2004, A. MARILOU DENISCH (nee Copeland), devoted mother of David A., Jr., Beth V. and Philip A. and his wife Jana K. Denisch, dear sister of James Davis, loving grandmother of Samuel J., Alexander P. and Anna M. Denisch, former wife of David A. Denisch, Sr., D.D.S. The family will receive friends at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Rd., (bltwy exit 26A), on Sunday from 6 to 8 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the Central Presbyterian Church on Monday at 11 A.M. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
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June 19, 2006
On Saturday June 17, 2006, ALICE SCHAFER WEBER, age 74, of 2318 Aronimink Circle, Fayetteville, PA, died in Chambersburg Hospital. Born July 2, 1921, in Cumberland, MD, she was a registered nurse at the Ridge School in Towson, MD for 22 years. A former member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, she was later a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Chambersburg. Her passions were nursing, Bridge, the outdoors, and especially her family. She is survived by her husband of almost 53 years, Donald H. Weber; her four children, Mamie Weber Gaver, Sally Weber Ribera, Edward Weber and Lynn Weber, and her two beloved grandsons, Jared and Keith Gaver.
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March 23, 2007
On March 7, 2007, HELEN McLEAN (nee Duley) a resident of the Presbyterian Home of Maryland, beloved wife of the late Stewart H. McLean, devoted mother of Holly M. Narowanskie and her husband Steve J. Narowanskie. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Monday 10 A.M., at Central Presbyterian Church, 7308 York Road. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Presbyterian Home of Maryland, 400 Georgia Court, Towson, MD, 21204. Arrangements by the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home Inc.
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June 11, 2008
On June 6, 2008 EMIL B. PIELKE, beloved husband of Gini Pielke (nee Chapman), devoted father of Heather Pielke, devoted brother of Diane Pielke Ryan of Newport Beach, CA. Also survived by cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the family-owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Rd. (beltway exit 26) on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at Central Presbyterian Church on Thursday at 11:00 A.M. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Young Life Eastern Division, 1440 Dolley Madison Blvd, McLean, VA 22101 (703)
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October 4, 1993
Russell L. Grau Jr.Juvenile probation officerRussell L. Grau Jr., a former industrial arts instructor and retired juvenile probation officer, died Saturday of a heart attack at St. Joseph Hospital in Towson. He was 72.In 1970, Mr. Grau went to work for the Department of Juvenile Services, where he counseled troubled inner-city youths. In the 1980s, he established a Boy Scout troop for young offenders. He retired in 1988.Before becoming a probation officer, he taught industrial arts in Baltimore City and Baltimore County schools, and in schools in Danville, Va., where he lived before moving to the Baltimore area in 1953.
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September 2, 2005
On August 31, 2005, MILDRED KOETTER WOLF of Oak Crest Village Parkville, MD; beloved wife of Herschel A. Wolf and devoted mother of Barbara Wolf Roe and her husband, James of Midland, MI and Janet Ruth Holborow and her husband, Clive and San Diego, CA. Loving grandmother of Eric William Roe and his wife, Holly and Cindi Leigh Hautekeete and her husband, Brad. Dear great-grandmother of Robert Wolf Roe and James Richard Hautekeete. Loving sister of Grace Burg of St. Louis, MO. A Memorial Service will be held in the Central Presbyterian Church, 7308 York Road, Towson, MD 21204 on Saturday, September 3, at 11 AM. A reception will follow immediately after the service in the Church Hall.
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January 7, 2008
Dr. John R. Hankins, a surgeon and Army veteran who spent much of his career performing and teaching surgery in Iran and Afghanistan, died Tuesday at Oak Crest Village Care Center in Parkville of a stroke. He was 83. Born in Charlottesville, Va., Dr. Hankins grew up in Orange, Va. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1945 and the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1948. He was certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1954. Dr. Hankins served as a captain in the Medical Corps of the Army in Iran from 1954 to 1956.
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March 23, 2007
On March 7, 2007, HELEN McLEAN (nee Duley) a resident of the Presbyterian Home of Maryland, beloved wife of the late Stewart H. McLean, devoted mother of Holly M. Narowanskie and her husband Steve J. Narowanskie. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Monday 10 A.M., at Central Presbyterian Church, 7308 York Road. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Presbyterian Home of Maryland, 400 Georgia Court, Towson, MD, 21204. Arrangements by the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home Inc.
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November 4, 2006
Jane S. Salter, a homemaker who enjoyed ballroom dancing, died of cancer Oct. 28 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Stoneleigh resident was 78. Born in Manchester, Tenn., she earned a teaching certificate from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She taught in elementary schools in Mississippi and Tennessee before moving to Washington and becoming an FBI secretary. In Washington, she met Justin Salter. They married in 1953 and moved to Baltimore, where she taught briefly in the city school system.
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June 19, 2006
On Saturday June 17, 2006, ALICE SCHAFER WEBER, age 74, of 2318 Aronimink Circle, Fayetteville, PA, died in Chambersburg Hospital. Born July 2, 1921, in Cumberland, MD, she was a registered nurse at the Ridge School in Towson, MD for 22 years. A former member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, she was later a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Chambersburg. Her passions were nursing, Bridge, the outdoors, and especially her family. She is survived by her husband of almost 53 years, Donald H. Weber; her four children, Mamie Weber Gaver, Sally Weber Ribera, Edward Weber and Lynn Weber, and her two beloved grandsons, Jared and Keith Gaver.
NEWS
June 7, 2006
Irvin Scott Poehlman, a retired civil engineer and former Towson resident, died of complications from dementia and a fall May 31 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. He was 81. Mr. Poehlman was born in Baltimore and raised in Stoneleigh and Towson. He was a 1941 graduate of Towson High School and enlisted in the Army Air Forces in 1943. Trained as a B-24 pilot, Mr. Poehlman remained stateside and attained the rank of lieutenant. He worked for the Baltimore County Department of Public Works from 1945 to 1955, while earning a degree in civil engineering at the old McCoy College of the Johns Hopkins University.
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January 9, 2006
On January 7, 2006, JULIA THELMA . STAFFA (nee Dix); beloved wife of the late Conrad Thomas Staffa; devoted mother of Conrad Machen Staffa; dear sister of Louis Dix; grandmother of Diana Walsh; great grandmother of Lelia Walsh and Brandon Walsh. Friends may call at the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc., 6500 York Road (at Overbrook), on Monday 4 to 6:30 P.M. A funeral service will be held Tuesday 10:30 A.M. at Central Presbyterian Church, 7308 York Road. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
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January 9, 2006
On January 7, 2006, JULIA THELMA . STAFFA (nee Dix); beloved wife of the late Conrad Thomas Staffa; devoted mother of Conrad Machen Staffa; dear sister of Louis Dix; grandmother of Diana Walsh; great grandmother of Lelia Walsh and Brandon Walsh. Friends may call at the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc., 6500 York Road (at Overbrook), on Monday 4 to 6:30 P.M. A funeral service will be held Tuesday 10:30 A.M. at Central Presbyterian Church, 7308 York Road. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff Writer | October 17, 1993
Although Franklin L. Meeder Jr. was dying, he still visited and walked on the Great Wall of China.Mr. Meeder, 66, who as an advocate of Christian missions had visited more than 73 countries and six continents, died Thursday of cancer of the pancreas at a son's home in Pylesville.His last trip abroad was in March, when he went to China and, despite being in great pain from his illness, walked on the Great Wall."He was indomitable. He just kept going until the last," said the Rev. Dr. John Murray Smoot, who accompanied him on the trip.
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September 2, 2005
On August 31, 2005, MILDRED KOETTER WOLF of Oak Crest Village Parkville, MD; beloved wife of Herschel A. Wolf and devoted mother of Barbara Wolf Roe and her husband, James of Midland, MI and Janet Ruth Holborow and her husband, Clive and San Diego, CA. Loving grandmother of Eric William Roe and his wife, Holly and Cindi Leigh Hautekeete and her husband, Brad. Dear great-grandmother of Robert Wolf Roe and James Richard Hautekeete. Loving sister of Grace Burg of St. Louis, MO. A Memorial Service will be held in the Central Presbyterian Church, 7308 York Road, Towson, MD 21204 on Saturday, September 3, at 11 AM. A reception will follow immediately after the service in the Church Hall.
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August 22, 2004
On August 19, 2004, A. MARILOU DENISCH (nee Copeland), devoted mother of David A., Jr., Beth V. and Philip A. and his wife Jana K. Denisch, dear sister of James Davis, loving grandmother of Samuel J., Alexander P. and Anna M. Denisch, former wife of David A. Denisch, Sr., D.D.S. The family will receive friends at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Rd., (bltwy exit 26A), on Sunday from 6 to 8 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the Central Presbyterian Church on Monday at 11 A.M. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
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