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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 27, 2013
Brother Patrick Ellis, a member of the Christian Brothers who served as president of La Salle University and Catholic University of America, died Feb. 21 of leukemia at a Christian Brothers nursing home in Lincroft, N.J. The Baltimore native was 84. Born and raised Harry James Ellis Jr. in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Calvert Hall College High School. When he was 17, he worked in the library of The Baltimore Sun as a research clerk and won praise from H.L. Mencken, who was writing an obituary for the American novelist Theodore Dreiser in 1945.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 4, 2013
George W. McManus Jr., a retired attorney and philanthropist who gave millions to assist schools and defended the indigent through the Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland, died of congestive heart failure Sunday at his Guilford home. He was 92. "George was a bigger-than-life character," said the Rev. William Au, a friend who is pastor of the Shrine of the Sacred Heart in Mount Washington. "He realized the successes he had were based upon some of the chances he was given. He lived his life realizing he would give back.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | September 22, 2010
Phillip DePorter, a Christian Brother who was a Calvert Hall College High School faculty member and moderator of its parents club, died Sunday of esophageal cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 69 and lived at Calvert Hall. Born in Aurora, Ill., and raised in Washington, D.C., he attended Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service before entering the De La Salle Christian Brothers in 1959. He recently celebrated his golden anniversary as a member of the Roman Catholic religious community.
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Janetnickel@hotmail.com | May 9, 2013
Brother Thomas Zoppo, president of Calvert Hall High School College has announced that Charles Stembler, Class of 1983, the school's current assistant principal for Student Affairs, has been appointed Calvert Hall's principal, effective July 1. Stembler will replace Louis Hendrick, who recently retired after 48 years at Calvert, including the last 12 years as principal. Chuck Stembler embraces the vision of St. John Baptist de La Salle and our mission of developing "Men of Intellect, Men of Faith and Men of Integrity.
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April 2, 2006
On Friday, March 31, 2006, BROTHER WILLIAM J. GARVEY, F.S.C. Survived by his beloved niece, Lynn Garvey and his religious community, The Brothers of the Christian Schools Religious, relatives and friends may call at La Salle Hall, 6001 Ammendale Road, Beltsville, MD Tuesday morning, April 4 at 11 A.M. Brother William's Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12 P.M. Interment Christian Brothers Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Brothers Development Office, P.O. Box 1710, Beltsville, MD 20704-1710.
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December 3, 2004
Brother Timothy Diener, 94, who helped shape the California wine industry as longtime cellarmaster for Christian Brothers wines and brandies, died Tuesday at the Christian Brothers Mont La Salle novitiate in Napa, Calif. Born Anthony George Diener in Elizabeth, N.J., in 1910, he worked for more than 50 years at the Mont La Salle Vineyards in the Napa Valley, retiring in 1989 when the Brothers of the Christian Schools sold the wine and brandy operation to the Heublein Fine Wine Group. The Brothers of the Christian Schools, commonly known as the De La Salle Christian Brothers, had run a small business making sacramental and medicinal wines since the late 19th century and bought the larger Napa Valley vineyards in 1930.
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | May 26, 2005
DALLAS - Shareholders of Exxon Mobil Corp., the world's largest publicly traded oil producer, voted down resolutions yesterday calling on the company to take steps toward reducing emissions linked to global warming. All three environmental initiatives on the ballot at Exxon Mobil's annual meeting received less than 30 percent support, according to preliminary results released by the company. Two proposals were made by shareholder Christian Brothers Investment Services Inc., which wanted Exxon Mobil to estimate the investment needed to reduce climate change associated with petroleum-based fuels.
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By PAT O'MALLEY | January 6, 1993
It's time for another session of questions without answers.* Did you know that Edmondson of Baltimore, in the same Class 4A Region IV as Anne Arundel County's 4A boys basketball teams, might not have enough games to qualify for postseason play?Edmondson has only a 13-game schedule and recently was trying to schedule a few more to reach the required 18 to qualify for one of the six Region IV berths.* How about those Christian Brothers of New Jersey and the 83-47 number they put on the host Annapolis boys basketball team in the Capital City final?
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By Andrew A. Green and Andrew A. Green,SUN STAFF | May 5, 2004
The widow of football legend George B. Young has pledged a record $2 million to help build an academic building and provide scholarships at his alma mater, Calvert Hall College High School, school officials said yesterday. Young, a 1948 graduate of the prep school, was a coach for the Baltimore Colts from 1968 to 1974. During 19 years as general manager of the New York Giants, he led the team to two Super Bowl victories and helped launch the careers of coach Bill Parcells and Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor.
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December 30, 2002
Matilda "Tillie" Knight, a devoted mother and dedicated volunteer, died Thursday of natural causes at the Care Center at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. She was 88. The former Matilda Kliem was raised in Ruxton, the seventh of 11 children. After graduating from Seton High School, she worked for several years at Central Insurance Co. in Baltimore, where she met Julius O. "Jules" Knight. The couple married in 1941. Mr. Knight died in 1991. After her marriage, Mrs. Knight dedicated herself to her family and was involved in her children's activities, such as Scouting.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 27, 2013
Joseph E. Welsh, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who was also a hospice volunteer and Eucharistic minister, died Monday of melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 80. "He was both my teacher and class adviser, and as a teacher, I loved him. He made a big impact on all of our lives," said Laurie J. Bender, who graduated in 1991 from Parkville High School. "He was one of those teachers who helped you learn in a nonthreatening and humorous manner.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 27, 2013
Brother Patrick Ellis, a member of the Christian Brothers who served as president of La Salle University and Catholic University of America, died Feb. 21 of leukemia at a Christian Brothers nursing home in Lincroft, N.J. The Baltimore native was 84. Born and raised Harry James Ellis Jr. in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Calvert Hall College High School. When he was 17, he worked in the library of The Baltimore Sun as a research clerk and won praise from H.L. Mencken, who was writing an obituary for the American novelist Theodore Dreiser in 1945.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | September 22, 2010
Phillip DePorter, a Christian Brother who was a Calvert Hall College High School faculty member and moderator of its parents club, died Sunday of esophageal cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 69 and lived at Calvert Hall. Born in Aurora, Ill., and raised in Washington, D.C., he attended Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service before entering the De La Salle Christian Brothers in 1959. He recently celebrated his golden anniversary as a member of the Roman Catholic religious community.
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By Jacques Kelly | January 25, 2008
Patrick Linus Gereighty, a retired educator, died of a heart attack Saturday at his Cheswolde home. He was 73. Born in New Orleans, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at what is now the College of Santa Fe and a master's degree from St. Mary's University in San Antonio. He became a member of a Roman Catholic religious order, the Christian Brothers, and was known as Brother Bartholomew Vincent. He taught in Louisiana, Colorado, Mississippi and Ohio. He resigned from the Christian Brothers in 1976 after living in Alaska, where he taught Inuits.
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April 2, 2006
On Friday, March 31, 2006, BROTHER WILLIAM J. GARVEY, F.S.C. Survived by his beloved niece, Lynn Garvey and his religious community, The Brothers of the Christian Schools Religious, relatives and friends may call at La Salle Hall, 6001 Ammendale Road, Beltsville, MD Tuesday morning, April 4 at 11 A.M. Brother William's Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12 P.M. Interment Christian Brothers Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Brothers Development Office, P.O. Box 1710, Beltsville, MD 20704-1710.
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | May 26, 2005
DALLAS - Shareholders of Exxon Mobil Corp., the world's largest publicly traded oil producer, voted down resolutions yesterday calling on the company to take steps toward reducing emissions linked to global warming. All three environmental initiatives on the ballot at Exxon Mobil's annual meeting received less than 30 percent support, according to preliminary results released by the company. Two proposals were made by shareholder Christian Brothers Investment Services Inc., which wanted Exxon Mobil to estimate the investment needed to reduce climate change associated with petroleum-based fuels.
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By Jacques Kelly | January 25, 2008
Patrick Linus Gereighty, a retired educator, died of a heart attack Saturday at his Cheswolde home. He was 73. Born in New Orleans, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at what is now the College of Santa Fe and a master's degree from St. Mary's University in San Antonio. He became a member of a Roman Catholic religious order, the Christian Brothers, and was known as Brother Bartholomew Vincent. He taught in Louisiana, Colorado, Mississippi and Ohio. He resigned from the Christian Brothers in 1976 after living in Alaska, where he taught Inuits.
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February 6, 2005
The Rev. Maurice Piszczatowski, a former pastor of a Fells Point church and Franciscan brother, died of congestive heart failure Thursday at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. He was 75 and had lived at his order's Ellicott City home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Father Piszczatowski entered the Conventual Franciscan Friars in 1946 and was ordained a priest June 29, 1953. He received a master's degree in education from Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., and for many years taught mathematics and coached sports at his order's schools, including Archbishop Curley High School in Northeast Baltimore.
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