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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | December 10, 1999
Wade Cade, a dental technician whose specialty was creating perfectly crafted crowns and bridges, died Wednesday of cancer at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. He was 64 and lived in Elkridge.Mr. Cade learned his profession while serving in the Army as a dental laboratory specialist from 1957 until he was discharged with the rank of sergeant in 1977.In addition to his regular work with the military, he also lectured and taught at the Army's Academy of Health Sciences in San Antonio.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 22, 2012
Stewart A. Bain, a retired real estate broker and World War II veteran, died Dec. 16 of congestive heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Catonsville resident was 91. Stewart Angus Bain was born in Boston and raised in the city's Jamaica Plain neighborhood. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the Navy and served as a dental technician aboard the USS Relief, a hospital ship in the South Pacific, where he helped care for the wounded.
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May 6, 2004
Wilbur A. Taylor, a retired dental technician and United Methodist Church pastor, died of heart failure Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Northwood resident was 85. Mr. Taylor was born and raised in Hampden and attended City College for a year before leaving to help support his family. He worked in the cotton mills of Woodberry in the Jones Falls Valley and for Co-Operative Laboratories as a dental technician before being drafted into the Army in 1941. He served with Gen. George S. Patton's 3rd Army and participated in the Battle of the Bulge and invasion of Germany.
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By Nancy Jones-Bonbrest and Nancy Jones-Bonbrest , Special to The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2009
Salary: $80,000 Age: 53 Years on the job: 34 How he got started: After graduating from the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Tony Vlassis went to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County to pursue an engineering degree. After two years, he was offered a job with Friendship Dental Laboratories Inc. as a ceramist. He is now a master ceramist and manager of the ceramic department. Vlassis is certified through the Productivity Training Corp. as a dental technician.
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August 7, 2004
Oliver Burnette Cassell Jr., a retired dental technician, died of Parkinson's disease Sunday at Joseph Richey Hospice Inc. He was 82 and lived in Catonsville. Mr. Cassell was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised in Baltimore, where he graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in 1941. Mr. Cassell studied to become a dental technician at Seldom and Hyte Dental Laboratory in downtown Baltimore. He became an expert in fashioning dentures, retainers, crowns, mouth guards and inlays, family members said.
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June 7, 2005
On June 1, 2005, MICHAEL KOCH, beloved husband of the late Gertrude Varina Ruth Koch, loving father of Michael Joyce, loving Uncle of Roslyn Kronenberg Sarshar, great uncle of Maryam, Kamran & Farah Sarshar, dearest son of the late Frederick and Veronica (nee Rowan) Koch., lovingly reunited with recently deceased brother Donald and siblings Franklin, Frederick, Mary, Joseph, Emory and John. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews whom remember him most fondly for his gentle demeanor and abundant mirth.
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By Jacques Kelly | February 28, 2008
Dr. Joseph McKechnie, a retired Baltimore dentist, died of cancer Monday at his Towson home. He was 84. Born and raised in Cumberland, he earned a degree at what was then Potomac College in Herndon, Va., and served during World War II in the Army, where he received training as a dental technician. After the war, he graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School, where he later taught restorative prosthodonthic dentistry. In 1952, he opened a practice in the Marylander Apartments on St. Paul Street and later had a practice in Columbia.
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May 3, 1996
Rose H. Turk, 81, Teacher, homemakerRose H. Turk, a homemaker and former elementary school teacher, died Wednesday of a heart attack at her Pikesville residence. She was 81.She taught in Baltimore City schools from 1935 to 1944, leaving to raise a family.Interested in sculpting and painting, she studied at Maryland Institute, College of Art and the Baltimore Museum of Art. She also wrote poetry.She was born Rose Himmelfarb in South Baltimore. A 1932 graduate of Southern High School, she earned a teaching degree from then-Towson State College in 1935.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | November 20, 2009
Carlo M. Peduto, a former supervisor in the Federal Protective Service and a D-Day veteran, died Sunday of heart failure at Hart Heritage, an assisted-living facility in Forest Hill. He was 91. Mr. Peduto, the son of Italian immigrants, was born and raised in Staunton, Va. After graduating from Lee High School in 1936, he went to work in Altoona, Pa., for his brother-in-law, who owned a vending machine company. In November 1941, Mr. Peduto was drafted into the Army. After completing basic training, he joined the 29th Division and was sent to England, where he completed further training.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 22, 2012
Stewart A. Bain, a retired real estate broker and World War II veteran, died Dec. 16 of congestive heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Catonsville resident was 91. Stewart Angus Bain was born in Boston and raised in the city's Jamaica Plain neighborhood. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the Navy and served as a dental technician aboard the USS Relief, a hospital ship in the South Pacific, where he helped care for the wounded.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | November 20, 2009
Carlo M. Peduto, a former supervisor in the Federal Protective Service and a D-Day veteran, died Sunday of heart failure at Hart Heritage, an assisted-living facility in Forest Hill. He was 91. Mr. Peduto, the son of Italian immigrants, was born and raised in Staunton, Va. After graduating from Lee High School in 1936, he went to work in Altoona, Pa., for his brother-in-law, who owned a vending machine company. In November 1941, Mr. Peduto was drafted into the Army. After completing basic training, he joined the 29th Division and was sent to England, where he completed further training.
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By Jacques Kelly | February 28, 2008
Dr. Joseph McKechnie, a retired Baltimore dentist, died of cancer Monday at his Towson home. He was 84. Born and raised in Cumberland, he earned a degree at what was then Potomac College in Herndon, Va., and served during World War II in the Army, where he received training as a dental technician. After the war, he graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School, where he later taught restorative prosthodonthic dentistry. In 1952, he opened a practice in the Marylander Apartments on St. Paul Street and later had a practice in Columbia.
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June 7, 2005
On June 1, 2005, MICHAEL KOCH, beloved husband of the late Gertrude Varina Ruth Koch, loving father of Michael Joyce, loving Uncle of Roslyn Kronenberg Sarshar, great uncle of Maryam, Kamran & Farah Sarshar, dearest son of the late Frederick and Veronica (nee Rowan) Koch., lovingly reunited with recently deceased brother Donald and siblings Franklin, Frederick, Mary, Joseph, Emory and John. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews whom remember him most fondly for his gentle demeanor and abundant mirth.
NEWS
August 7, 2004
Oliver Burnette Cassell Jr., a retired dental technician, died of Parkinson's disease Sunday at Joseph Richey Hospice Inc. He was 82 and lived in Catonsville. Mr. Cassell was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised in Baltimore, where he graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in 1941. Mr. Cassell studied to become a dental technician at Seldom and Hyte Dental Laboratory in downtown Baltimore. He became an expert in fashioning dentures, retainers, crowns, mouth guards and inlays, family members said.
NEWS
May 6, 2004
Wilbur A. Taylor, a retired dental technician and United Methodist Church pastor, died of heart failure Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Northwood resident was 85. Mr. Taylor was born and raised in Hampden and attended City College for a year before leaving to help support his family. He worked in the cotton mills of Woodberry in the Jones Falls Valley and for Co-Operative Laboratories as a dental technician before being drafted into the Army in 1941. He served with Gen. George S. Patton's 3rd Army and participated in the Battle of the Bulge and invasion of Germany.
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March 9, 2001
Edna E. Wrenn, 101, currency inspector Edna E. Wrenn, a centenarian whose recipe for longevity was "living right," died March 2 of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 101. Since 1984, Mrs. Wrenn had lived at Harmony Hall, a Columbia retirement community. When she celebrated her 100th birthday, she told The Sun that except for arthritis, she had enjoyed good health throughout her life. "Live right, don't smoke, don't drink and take care of yourself" was her advice for longevity.
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By Nancy Jones-Bonbrest and Nancy Jones-Bonbrest , Special to The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2009
Salary: $80,000 Age: 53 Years on the job: 34 How he got started: After graduating from the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Tony Vlassis went to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County to pursue an engineering degree. After two years, he was offered a job with Friendship Dental Laboratories Inc. as a ceramist. He is now a master ceramist and manager of the ceramic department. Vlassis is certified through the Productivity Training Corp. as a dental technician.
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March 9, 2001
Edna E. Wrenn, 101, currency inspector Edna E. Wrenn, a centenarian whose recipe for longevity was "living right," died March 2 of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 101. Since 1984, Mrs. Wrenn had lived at Harmony Hall, a Columbia retirement community. When she celebrated her 100th birthday, she told The Sun that except for arthritis, she had enjoyed good health throughout her life. "Live right, don't smoke, don't drink and take care of yourself" was her advice for longevity.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | December 10, 1999
Wade Cade, a dental technician whose specialty was creating perfectly crafted crowns and bridges, died Wednesday of cancer at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. He was 64 and lived in Elkridge.Mr. Cade learned his profession while serving in the Army as a dental laboratory specialist from 1957 until he was discharged with the rank of sergeant in 1977.In addition to his regular work with the military, he also lectured and taught at the Army's Academy of Health Sciences in San Antonio.
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May 3, 1996
Rose H. Turk, 81, Teacher, homemakerRose H. Turk, a homemaker and former elementary school teacher, died Wednesday of a heart attack at her Pikesville residence. She was 81.She taught in Baltimore City schools from 1935 to 1944, leaving to raise a family.Interested in sculpting and painting, she studied at Maryland Institute, College of Art and the Baltimore Museum of Art. She also wrote poetry.She was born Rose Himmelfarb in South Baltimore. A 1932 graduate of Southern High School, she earned a teaching degree from then-Towson State College in 1935.
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