January 31, 2010
John D. Constantine, A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 5, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Ocean City, MD. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Lung Association, PO Box 35010, Richmond, VA 23235. Arrangements are being handled by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.
August 13, 2009
A 54-year-old businessman, found bound by zip ties inside his Canton vending machine business last month, has died after being taken off life support, and police said Wednesday that homicide detectives are investigating. Constantine "Dino" Frank of Baldwin, who also owned pool halls and shopping centers in Baltimore County, was discovered July 29 in the vestibule of Precision Vending, in the 1000 block of S. Lakewood Ave., face-down and bound. He had managed to get one hand free, but suffered a stroke during the ordeal, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
March 24, 2009
EVANGELINE "Babe" passed away peacefully on March 21, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband Theodore James Constantine and oldest son Dean Nicholas Constantine, and is survived by her son Professor Niel T. Constantine, and her three grandsons, Evan, Mathew, and Austin. She was the daughter of Nicholas and Olga Coroneos, and sister of the late Stanley Coroneos, George Coroneos, and Proxy Rutledge. Friends may call at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A)
October 28, 2008
On Thursday, October 23, 2008, MARGARET LOUISE "Peggy" SPICER (nee Constantine) 50, of Owings Mills; beloved wife of Craig B. Spicer; devoted mother of Crystal Swem and her husband Jason, Bryan Spicer, and Sarah Spicer; loving grandmother of Ella Swem; cherished daughter of Marian Constantine and the late Irvin Constantine, daughter-in-law of Patricia Spicer and the late Bartus C. Spicer, Jr.; also survived by her sisters Lois Witty and Arlene Williams....
October 10, 2008
Constantine "Gus" Klosteridis, a retired baker and Howard Street pizza shop owner, died of cancer complications Saturday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised near Patterson Park, he graduated in 1941 from City College and then enlisted in the Navy. He was stationed at Camp MacDonough Naval Training Center in Plattsburg, N.Y., and at Fort Pierce, Fla. He earned a bachelor's degree at Loyola College and joined his father and brother in their Athens Baking Co. on Bouldin Street in Highlandtown, which they expanded to mass-produce hamburger rolls.
June 20, 2008
Constantine's Sword, according to the credits, is "based on" the book by James Carroll calling for enlightenment and clarity on the history of Christians' relationships with Jews. But it's more like an eloquent sidebar to the book, focusing on Carroll himself. This ex-priest and son of a Cold War Christian soldier was drawn to the Catholic Church for Jesus' messages of peace. But he has spent his adult lifetime noting the disconnect of those teachings to Christian oppression of the Jews and other Semites (including Arabs during the Crusades)