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November 15, 2005
RAYMOND JOSEPH PENDYCK SR., 56, of Catonsville, formerly of Ellicott City died at his home on Thursday, November 10, 2005. Born in Coatesville, PA he was the late Joseph W. and Elizabeth Kovatch Pendyck. Ray graduated from Coatesville area schools and obtained an Associate Degree from NYU. He was an avid golfer, fisherman and cook. He earned a Black Belt in Karate. He was employed as a Manager and Consultant in the Plastic Extrusion field where he held several patents. He had been employed by Sweetheart Cups and most recently Russell Motors.
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By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2013
To the Coatesville (Pa.) Area Senior High coaching staff, incoming ninth-grader Tyler Burke seemed “destined” to be the school's quarterback of the future. Until he suited up for the Red Raiders' freshman team at linebacker. “We just saw how aggressive he was on defense, being all over the field as a freshman,” said Coatesville coach Matt Ortega , who elevated Burke to the varsity squad as a sophomore. “You could tell he had a mean streak in him when he played the game.
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NEWS
December 1, 2007
On November 27, 2007, FREDERICK C. DEMPSEY, of Coatesville, PA. Beloved husband of Christine London-Dempsey; father of George London, Jermaine Johnson, Cola Dempsey and Jared Dempsey; brother of George Dempsey, Nadine Dempsey-Jones, Lorraine Ellen-Hudson, Mark Dempsey, and Allen Dempsey. He is also survived by grandchildren and other relatives. A public one-hour viewing will be held Monday, December 3, from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the chapel of Wright Funeral Services, 725 Merchant St. Coatesville, Pa., 19320.
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December 1, 2007
On November 27, 2007, FREDERICK C. DEMPSEY, of Coatesville, PA. Beloved husband of Christine London-Dempsey; father of George London, Jermaine Johnson, Cola Dempsey and Jared Dempsey; brother of George Dempsey, Nadine Dempsey-Jones, Lorraine Ellen-Hudson, Mark Dempsey, and Allen Dempsey. He is also survived by grandchildren and other relatives. A public one-hour viewing will be held Monday, December 3, from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the chapel of Wright Funeral Services, 725 Merchant St. Coatesville, Pa., 19320.
NEWS
July 5, 2007
George William Viehmeyer Sr., a retired Westinghouse director of procurement, died of leukemia Saturday at Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville, Pa. The former Linthicum resident was 79. Born in Baltimore and raised on Patapsco Street, Mr. Viehmeyer attended Southern and what is now Patterson Park high schools before joining the Navy at the end of World War II and serving aboard a minesweeper in the Pacific. After the war, he earned a high school diploma at the old Veterans Institute. He worked at International Harvester and earned a business administration degree at the Johns Hopkins University.
NEWS
March 5, 1992
Kenneth D. Witmer, an operatic and lyric baritone who taught and performed in the Baltimore area for the past decade, died Tuesday at Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville, Pa., of congestive heart failure. He was 34.Services for Mr. Witmer, who had lived since May in Downington, Pa., will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Robert A. Harris Funeral Home in Coatesville.Born and reared there, he received his undergraduate degree from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania and his master's in vocal performance in 1981 from the Peabody Institute in Baltimore.
NEWS
August 9, 2007
Yvonne Hamilton-Curtis, a retired mathematics teacher, died Aug. 2 of lymphoma at Franklin Square Hospital Center. The Cedonia resident was 59. Born Yvonne A. Hamilton in Philadelphia and raised in Coatesville, Pa., she earned a bachelor's degree from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree in education from Temple University. In the 1990s, she was a mathematics teacher at Frederick Douglass High School, and she also worked in the Futures program to help at-risk youths.
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By DeWitt Bliss and DeWitt Bliss,Staff Writer | October 1, 1993
Nicholas Wischuck, who retired as a supervisor at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point shipyard and at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center of a systemic infection.Mr. Wischuck, who was 76 and lived on Broadship Road in Dundalk, was also active in sports and community organizations in the Dundalk area.He retired in 1974 as a supervisor in the hull department at Sparrows Point, where he had worked for 35 years. He then worked for five years at the Coast Guard yard.
SPORTS
By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2013
To the Coatesville (Pa.) Area Senior High coaching staff, incoming ninth-grader Tyler Burke seemed “destined” to be the school's quarterback of the future. Until he suited up for the Red Raiders' freshman team at linebacker. “We just saw how aggressive he was on defense, being all over the field as a freshman,” said Coatesville coach Matt Ortega , who elevated Burke to the varsity squad as a sophomore. “You could tell he had a mean streak in him when he played the game.
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By Knight Ridder News Service | March 2, 1993
COATESVILLE, Pa. -- Sometimes around midnight, a nurse would call Daniel Lee, physician, just as he was clambering into bed. Out he would climb again.He never hurried an expectant mother as she waited to give birth. When the baby dallied, so did he, even if it took all night.And when local football fans cheered Coatesville's Red Raiders with pompons, Dr. Lee stood on the sidelines with Ace bandages and ice packs."It's a calling; it's a sacrifice," he said. "They come in, and they put their lives in your hands, and their babies'.
NEWS
August 9, 2007
Yvonne Hamilton-Curtis, a retired mathematics teacher, died Aug. 2 of lymphoma at Franklin Square Hospital Center. The Cedonia resident was 59. Born Yvonne A. Hamilton in Philadelphia and raised in Coatesville, Pa., she earned a bachelor's degree from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree in education from Temple University. In the 1990s, she was a mathematics teacher at Frederick Douglass High School, and she also worked in the Futures program to help at-risk youths.
NEWS
July 5, 2007
George William Viehmeyer Sr., a retired Westinghouse director of procurement, died of leukemia Saturday at Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville, Pa. The former Linthicum resident was 79. Born in Baltimore and raised on Patapsco Street, Mr. Viehmeyer attended Southern and what is now Patterson Park high schools before joining the Navy at the end of World War II and serving aboard a minesweeper in the Pacific. After the war, he earned a high school diploma at the old Veterans Institute. He worked at International Harvester and earned a business administration degree at the Johns Hopkins University.
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,sun reporter | December 12, 2006
Georgielle "Lorie" Gerzanich, director of research program development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Dec. 5 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries from an automobile accident near Coatesville, Pa. The Homeland resident was 38. Mrs. Gerzanich came to the University of Maryland's dental school eight years ago and two years later became a research analyst in the Obesity and Diabetes Research Center. She was a co-author of academic publications on diabetes. She was promoted to the director's position last year, and in recent weeks was studying for the Graduate Record Examination in hopes of pursuing a master's degree in business administration.
NEWS
November 15, 2005
RAYMOND JOSEPH PENDYCK SR., 56, of Catonsville, formerly of Ellicott City died at his home on Thursday, November 10, 2005. Born in Coatesville, PA he was the late Joseph W. and Elizabeth Kovatch Pendyck. Ray graduated from Coatesville area schools and obtained an Associate Degree from NYU. He was an avid golfer, fisherman and cook. He earned a Black Belt in Karate. He was employed as a Manager and Consultant in the Plastic Extrusion field where he held several patents. He had been employed by Sweetheart Cups and most recently Russell Motors.
NEWS
September 7, 1998
Dr. Robert J. Huebner,84, who discovered that viruses play a role in causing certain cancers, died in Coatesville, Pa., Aug. 26 of pneumonia after a 16-year battle with Alzheimer's disease.Dr. Huebner spent nearly two decades as chief of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.He is credited with stimulating cancer research in the late 1960s and 1970s with his prediction that viruses would be linked to certain cancers in humans -- a belief contrary to medical wisdom at the time.
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By DeWitt Bliss and DeWitt Bliss,Staff Writer | October 1, 1993
Nicholas Wischuck, who retired as a supervisor at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point shipyard and at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center of a systemic infection.Mr. Wischuck, who was 76 and lived on Broadship Road in Dundalk, was also active in sports and community organizations in the Dundalk area.He retired in 1974 as a supervisor in the hull department at Sparrows Point, where he had worked for 35 years. He then worked for five years at the Coast Guard yard.
NEWS
By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,sun reporter | December 12, 2006
Georgielle "Lorie" Gerzanich, director of research program development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Dec. 5 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries from an automobile accident near Coatesville, Pa. The Homeland resident was 38. Mrs. Gerzanich came to the University of Maryland's dental school eight years ago and two years later became a research analyst in the Obesity and Diabetes Research Center. She was a co-author of academic publications on diabetes. She was promoted to the director's position last year, and in recent weeks was studying for the Graduate Record Examination in hopes of pursuing a master's degree in business administration.
NEWS
May 28, 1992
Pieter A. Fisher, a native of Baltimore who was a partner in the Wall Street brokerage house of Goldman, Sachs & Co., died Sunday of prostate cancer at his vineyard in Rutherford, Calif. He was 61.Mr. Fisher had a home in New York City from 1957 to 1991. His business interests over the years included the Ramco Oil and Gas Co. of Oklahoma City, in which he was a partner.He and his wife recently bought the vineyard in the Napa Valley, where they built a winery, Clos du Montagne.In addition to his wife, the former M. Helen Anderson, whom he married in 1978, his survivors include two children from his marriage to Harriet Cooper, which ended in divorce.
NEWS
By Knight Ridder News Service | March 2, 1993
COATESVILLE, Pa. -- Sometimes around midnight, a nurse would call Daniel Lee, physician, just as he was clambering into bed. Out he would climb again.He never hurried an expectant mother as she waited to give birth. When the baby dallied, so did he, even if it took all night.And when local football fans cheered Coatesville's Red Raiders with pompons, Dr. Lee stood on the sidelines with Ace bandages and ice packs."It's a calling; it's a sacrifice," he said. "They come in, and they put their lives in your hands, and their babies'.
NEWS
May 28, 1992
Pieter A. Fisher, a native of Baltimore who was a partner in the Wall Street brokerage house of Goldman, Sachs & Co., died Sunday of prostate cancer at his vineyard in Rutherford, Calif. He was 61.Mr. Fisher had a home in New York City from 1957 to 1991. His business interests over the years included the Ramco Oil and Gas Co. of Oklahoma City, in which he was a partner.He and his wife recently bought the vineyard in the Napa Valley, where they built a winery, Clos du Montagne.In addition to his wife, the former M. Helen Anderson, whom he married in 1978, his survivors include two children from his marriage to Harriet Cooper, which ended in divorce.
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