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May 25, 2005
FRANK CHARLES THOMAS DAVIS, 89 formerly of Catonsville, MD died Monday, May 25, 2005. The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home on Thursday, May 26, 2005 from 7 to 9 where the funeral will be on Friday, May 27, 2005 at 10 AM. Internment in Crestlawn Cemetery.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 12, 2013
Charles W. Thomas Jr., former owner of several steel fabrication companies and a Korean War veteran, died Saturday from renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Mays Chapel resident was 85. The son of Charles W. Thomas Sr., owner of Acme Steel Engineering Co., and Mary J. Thomas, a homemaker, Charles Wesley Thomas Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised in Hamilton. After graduating in 1947 from the McDonogh School, Mr. Thomas followed his father into the steel fabrication business.
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November 5, 2005
On Monday, October 31, 2005, CHARLES THOMAS "Duke" POTTER, 78, of Princess Anne, formerly of Baltimore, died at Manokin Manor Nursing Home in Princess Anne. Born in Auburn, Rhode Island on January 21, 1927, he was a son of the late Frederick C. Potter and Blandine J. Plante Potter. Mr. Potter had formerly worked as a truck driver. He was a WWII Navy veteran who served in the Pacific with military honors. He was also a member of the Western Pennsylvania Teamsters & Employers Union of Pittsburgh and the Freight Drivers & Helpers Local 557 in Baltimore.
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By Jacques Kelly | March 6, 2010
Charles R. Thomas Sr., a retired Baltimore City firefighter who was a voice for civil rights and racial harmony within his department, died of heart disease Feb. 23 at his Govans home. He was 86. Fire officials held him in such high regard they named the West Baltimore firehouse where he served for nearly 23 years in his honor. Born in Baltimore and raised on Mount Street, he was a graduate of the old J.C. Briscoe General Vocational School. In an interview, he said that as a child, he dreamed of riding a fire engine and using what he called "cool equipment."
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February 13, 2007
Charles J. Thomas, a retired locomotive engineer and athlete, died of leukemia Wednesday at University of Maryland Medical Center. The longtime Dundalk resident was 93. Mr. Thomas was born and raised in Highlandtown, the son of a railroader. He attended parochial schools until the eighth grade, when he left to help support his family. "He worked on a huckster wagon selling vegetables and later drove a laundry truck. During Prohibition, he was a bootlegger and drove trucks with false bottoms where the liquor was hidden," said a son, Charles W. Thomas of York, Pa. Mr. Thomas enlisted in the Navy the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor and served in the Pacific as a gunner's mate aboard the destroyer USS Swearer.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | August 6, 2003
Charles Thomas Bruce, a longtime official with the old Parks Sausage Co., died of congestive heart failure Saturday at Sinai Hospital. The Ashburton resident was 73. Mr. Bruce was born and raised in Philadelphia, where he attended public schools, and served from 1945 to 1947 with an Army ordnance company. He also studied business at the University of Baltimore. After working at several jobs in Philadelphia, he moved to Baltimore in 1954 to join Parks Sausage. The company, founded four years earlier by Henry G. Parks Jr., grew into the nation's 35th-largest black-owned business and the first to sell stock to the public.
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April 17, 2004
On April 15, 2004, MILDRED I. EBLEY; beloved wife of W. Gordon Ebley; loving mother of Margaret L. Moranco, Judith A. Harvey, and Richard O. Ebley; sister of Thelma Rill and Charles Thomas. Also survived by three grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at the family owned Evans Chapel of Memories - Parkville, 11 A.M., Monday. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. Visiting, Sunday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M.
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October 6, 2004
On October 3, 2004, JOHN W. THOMAS (BUBS); loving son of the late William and Margaret Thomas (nee Schissler); dear friend of Peggy O'Neill; loving brother of Alma Urbach, Charles Thomas, Edna Bitter, Rita Kern, and the late William Thomas and Doris Raimondo. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Thursday, 11:30 A.M. Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery. Friends may call at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue, on Thursday, 10 to 11 A.M.
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November 23, 2008
On November 19, 2008, SARAH A., wife of the late Cliff Thomas Sr.; devoted mother of Mary Chaplin-Cole, Mary Lean Still, Cliff Thomas Jr., Charles Thomas, and Paul Thomas. She is also survived by 26 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Gary P. March Funeral Home, 270 Fred Hilton Pass, on Sunday from 12 noon to 7 PM. Remains will lie in state at Carter Memorial Church of God and Christ, 745 W. Fayette Street, Monday 10 AM where family will receive friends from 11:30 to 12 noon.
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August 30, 2007
On August 28, 2007, Charles Thomas Doerr, Sr Relatives and friends are invited to call Miller-Dippel Funeral Home Inc. 6415 Belair Road Baltimore, MD 21206 on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where a Christian wake service will be held at 7:30 pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Lukes Catholic Church on Friday at 11 am. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the St. Lukes School Fund 7517 North Point Road Baltimore, MD 21219.
NEWS
November 5, 2005
On Monday, October 31, 2005, CHARLES THOMAS "Duke" POTTER, 78, of Princess Anne, formerly of Baltimore, died at Manokin Manor Nursing Home in Princess Anne. Born in Auburn, Rhode Island on January 21, 1927, he was a son of the late Frederick C. Potter and Blandine J. Plante Potter. Mr. Potter had formerly worked as a truck driver. He was a WWII Navy veteran who served in the Pacific with military honors. He was also a member of the Western Pennsylvania Teamsters & Employers Union of Pittsburgh and the Freight Drivers & Helpers Local 557 in Baltimore.
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August 21, 2005
On August 18, 2005, WILLIAM C. "BILL" PRITCHETT. Beloved husband of Mary Pritchett (nee Thomas); loving father of Theresa "Terri" Hunter; cherished grandfather of Katie, Casey, Shawna and the late Robbie; dear brother-in-law of Sis Thomas, Hazel Ciscle and Jean and Charles Thomas. Also lovingly survived by Bella. The family will receive friends in the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME of DULANEY VALLEY, INC., 10 W. Padonia Road (at York Road), Timonium-Cockeysville, on Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral services will be celebrated in the funeral home, on Tuesday, August 23 at 11 A.M. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
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July 6, 2005
On Tuesday, July 5, 2005, CHARLES HENRY ALDER, 91, Chester, MD. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Alder; loving father of Charles Thomas Alder, Timothy Alder, Mark Alder, Charles H. Alder Jr., Pauline Coble, and Jane Lanasa; grandfather of ten; great-grandfather of six and great-great grandfather of one. Family and friends may call Thursday, July 7, 2005 at Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, P.A., Chester, MD from 6 to 8 P.M. Funeral Services will...
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