January 8, 2006
Dr. NICOLASZENKER passed away peacefully at the age of 84 in the company of his family in Charlottesville, VA. Born December 3, 1921 in Paris, France, he was the son of the late Paul von Zenker and Anna Baranoff Zenker. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Andre Zenker. After completing high school in Vienna, he served as an officer in the Finnish Army during World War II. After the war, he studied biochemistry at the University of Louvain in Belgium, and continued his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and at San Francisco, where he received his Ph D. While in San Francisco, he met Anne Marie Gianni, who he married in 1952.
July 18, 2005
Vivien I. Trent, a retired nurse and public schools outreach worker, died of renal failure July 10 at Mariner Health of Catonsville. The longtime Jonquil Avenue resident was 69. Born Vivien Iris Luck in White Hall, Va., she was raised on her family's farm. After graduating from high school in Charlottesville, Va., in the mid-1950s, she moved to Baltimore. She worked as a nurse technician in the emergency rooms of Johns Hopkins Hospital and what is now St. Agnes HealthCare. In 1970, she became a liaison worker for Baltimore public schools; her goal was to help build better relationships between students' schools and homes.
April 5, 2005
Thomas "Gator" Price, a retired general contractor, died of lung and heart failure March 29 at North Arundel Hospital. The Pasadena resident was 69. Mr. Price was born and raised on his family's farm in Charlottesville, Va. He worked on the farm until moving to Baltimore in 1979, when he established Thomas Price & Sons, a general contracting firm that specialized in painting, concrete work, home renovation and additions. He closed it because of his failing health in 2002. He enjoyed fishing and playing poker and blackjack.
February 22, 2005
On Sunday, January 23, 2005, ROBERT BRUCE DANIELS, 80, of Charlottesville, Virginia, in a local hospital after a courageous and inspirational battle with several concurrent illnesses. In 1989, he retired from Gilman School of Baltimore, where he taught English for 28 years and coached the tennis team. When he retired from coaching, his team had won more conference championships than any athletic team in the history of the school, which was founded in 1897. A technically acclaimed player, he was used as the model for stroke illustrations for the book Tennis: How to Play It and Teach It by Ed Faulkner, a book known as one of the best in the game.
July 6, 2004
On July 3, 2004; SHALOM VECODSKY (nee Penny Pleet), of Charlottesville, VA, formerly of Baltimore, devoted wife of Dr. Steve Ve Godsky; beloved mother of Aurora, Ariel and Asa; daughter of Dr. Jerome and Selma Pleet; sister of Ruth Shapshay of Boston, MA; Marilyn Blank of Baltimore, MD and brother Dr. David Pleet of Springfield, MA. Also survived by many other loving friends and family. In mourning on Wednesday, July 7, 3 to 9 p.m., at 8019 Mc Donough Road, 21208. Service at 7:00 PM. A memorial celebrating Shalom's life will be held on July 11 at 3 p.m., at the Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church in Charlottesville, VA.
January 30, 2004
ZIONA SEALOCK MERICA, Age 72, of Charlottesville, departed this life on January 26, 2004 at Winterhaven Assisted Living to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Born August 20, 1931 in Charlottesville, she was the daughter of the late William and Elsie Crickenberger Sealock. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Everett E. Merica; four sisters, Ethel, Evelyn, Mary and Alice; two brothers Otis and Charles. Survivors include her children, Janet Jones and her husband Paul of Charlottesville; Clement A. Herring, Jr. and his wife Brandy also of Charlottesville; Ruthann Waite and her husband Jeff of Waldorf, Maryland and Gary Merica of Largo, Florida; a sister, Dorothy Fogelman of Danville, Va; five grandchildren, Nicholas, Justin, Benjamin, Matthew and Jermaine and numerous nieces and nephews.
January 9, 2004
On January 4, 2004, LITITIA ROBERTS LEE; devoted wife of the late M. L. Dawson Lee, Jr. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Joseph Wood of Charlottesville, VA. She lived for many years at the family farm, MOUNTJOY, near Ellicott City but moved to Charlottesville, VA after the death of her husband in 2001. A Graveside service and internment will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery, Petersville, MD, on Wednesday, January 14 at 3 P.M.
January 1, 2004
On December 30, 2003, ANDREW BROADDUS "Buddy" Bolton Jr. 79, of Charlottesville. Born in 1924, and a lifelong resident of Charlottesville, he was the son of the late Andrew B. and Ada Samuel Young Bolton. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Constance Howard Bolton of Charlottesville; sons, William H. "Billy" Bolton and his wife Sheller and their children, Campbelll and Will of Charlottesville, Va.; Andrew B. "Andy" Bolton, III and his wife Frances and their children, Andrew IV and Philip of Towson, Maryland.
November 23, 2003
MARY KATHERINE OTT KEMP, 97, of Charlottesville, VA died on Saturday, November 22, 2003 in a local nursing facility. Born April 1, 1906 in Winnetka, IL, she was the daughter of the late John N. Ott and J. Wilhelmina Forgan Ott. She was also preceded in death by her husband, W. Thomas Kemp, Jr.; a sister, Dorothy Ott; a brother, John Ott; and a granddaughter, Molly. In her earlier years, Mrs. Kemp had attended North Shore Country Day School in Chicago, IL and later Vassar College. Having formerly resided in Baltimore, MD and Saint Louis, MO, she moved to Charlottesville in 1999.