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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2014
Anne M. Bond, a former supervisor in the state Department of Social Services who was interested in history and politics, died Saturday of heart failure at Mercy Medical Center. She was 89. The daughter of James Morrow, an accountant, and Ethel Wessels Morrow, an elementary educator, Anne Morrow was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and spent her early years in East Aurora, N.Y. In 1933, she moved to Baltimore with her family and graduated in 1943 from Eastern High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in international relations in 1947 from Goucher College.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2014
Anne M. Bond, a former supervisor in the state Department of Social Services who was interested in history and politics, died Saturday of heart failure at Mercy Medical Center. She was 89. The daughter of James Morrow, an accountant, and Ethel Wessels Morrow, an elementary educator, Anne Morrow was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and spent her early years in East Aurora, N.Y. In 1933, she moved to Baltimore with her family and graduated in 1943 from Eastern High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in international relations in 1947 from Goucher College.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 15, 2012
Shirley R. More, a retired social worker who earlier had been a Baltimore County public school teacher, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley, where she had moved this year. She was 90. The daughter of Walter A. Reed, a bank president, and Agnes Gordon Reed, a homemaker, Shirley Agnes Reed was born and raised in Corning, N.Y., where she graduated from high school in 1940. After earning a bachelor's degree in mathematics in 1944 from Albany State Teachers College — now the State University at Albany — she began teaching math at Oneonta High School in Oneonta, N.Y. A graduate of the school, Capt.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2014
Doris M. Jones, a retired social worker's aide and longtime West Baltimore resident, died June 11 of lung cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 73. The daughter of Leon Alexander Clark Sr., a truck driver, and Goldie Olivia Clark, a homemaker, Doris Marion Clark was born and raised in West Baltimore, where she spent her entire life. She attended city public schools and worked for more than 20 years for the state Department of Social Services as a social worker's aide.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | February 18, 2010
Elizabeth Z. "Betsy" Kahl, a longtime Towson community activist and grant manager for the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, was found dead Feb. 8 in her home in Towson's Burkleigh Square neighborhood. She was 73. Mrs. Kahl suffered a fatal heart attack in her sleep, according to a son, Christian H. Kahl II of Berlin, Worcester County. Elizabeth Zimmerman, the daughter of a Potomac Edison Co. accountant and a nurse, was born in Hagerstown and raised in Mercersburg, Pa. After graduating from Buchanan High School in Mercersburg in 1954, she earned a bachelor's degree in English in 1958 from Hood College.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 18, 2013
John W. Bunting III, a former program specialist for the state Department of Social Services who was an HIV/AIDS activist, died Nov. 5 of heart failure at his Sutton Place Apartments home. He was 69. The son of a salesman and a school teacher, John William Bunting III was born in Huntington, W.Va., and was a 1962 graduate of Barboursville High School in Barboursville, W.Va. He attended the University of Baltimore and served in the Navy from 1966 to 1968 aboard the carrier USS Independence.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2014
Doris M. Jones, a retired social worker's aide and longtime West Baltimore resident, died June 11 of lung cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 73. The daughter of Leon Alexander Clark Sr., a truck driver, and Goldie Olivia Clark, a homemaker, Doris Marion Clark was born and raised in West Baltimore, where she spent her entire life. She attended city public schools and worked for more than 20 years for the state Department of Social Services as a social worker's aide.
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By Stephen Henderson and Stephen Henderson,SUN STAFF | October 11, 1998
Chance may have placed the Baltimore office of the Department of Social Services across the street from poverty-stricken Mildred Monroe Elementary.But the partnership between the agency and the Guilford Avenue school -- which makes mentors of department employees -- is anything but serendipitous. It's a strong example of how a public agency and a school can team up to make a difference in the lives of city children.The partnership began its fifth year Friday morning with a new goal, boosting the reading skills among Mildred Monroe FTC students, that will be a hallmark of this year's program.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | April 4, 2008
Esther H. Carpenter, former executive director of the Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services and longtime YWCA and Planned Parenthood volunteer, died Sunday of cardiovascular disease at Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis. She was 94. "She was a great lady. When you think of a social worker, Esther was the quintessential social worker. She was a leader during her time working for the county," said former Anne Arundel County Executive Janet S. Owens. "She understood human behavior and cared deeply about people who were in trouble.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 11, 2011
Irene Bennett Reid, a retired social worker who was the mother of former Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, died of lung cancer Tuesday at Sinai Hospital. She was 78 and lived in Northwest Baltimore. Mrs. Reid was also the stepmother of the Rev. Frank M. Reid III, pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. "You watched your grammar when you spoke to her," said Mr. Schmoke, who is dean of the Howard University School of Law. "She was an old-fashioned school marm, but was also an inspiring person.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 18, 2013
John W. Bunting III, a former program specialist for the state Department of Social Services who was an HIV/AIDS activist, died Nov. 5 of heart failure at his Sutton Place Apartments home. He was 69. The son of a salesman and a school teacher, John William Bunting III was born in Huntington, W.Va., and was a 1962 graduate of Barboursville High School in Barboursville, W.Va. He attended the University of Baltimore and served in the Navy from 1966 to 1968 aboard the carrier USS Independence.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 15, 2012
Shirley R. More, a retired social worker who earlier had been a Baltimore County public school teacher, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley, where she had moved this year. She was 90. The daughter of Walter A. Reed, a bank president, and Agnes Gordon Reed, a homemaker, Shirley Agnes Reed was born and raised in Corning, N.Y., where she graduated from high school in 1940. After earning a bachelor's degree in mathematics in 1944 from Albany State Teachers College — now the State University at Albany — she began teaching math at Oneonta High School in Oneonta, N.Y. A graduate of the school, Capt.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | January 11, 2011
Irene Bennett Reid, a retired social worker who was the mother of former Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, died of lung cancer Tuesday at Sinai Hospital. She was 78 and lived in Northwest Baltimore. Mrs. Reid was also the stepmother of the Rev. Frank M. Reid III, pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. "You watched your grammar when you spoke to her," said Mr. Schmoke, who is dean of the Howard University School of Law. "She was an old-fashioned school marm, but was also an inspiring person.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | February 18, 2010
Elizabeth Z. "Betsy" Kahl, a longtime Towson community activist and grant manager for the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, was found dead Feb. 8 in her home in Towson's Burkleigh Square neighborhood. She was 73. Mrs. Kahl suffered a fatal heart attack in her sleep, according to a son, Christian H. Kahl II of Berlin, Worcester County. Elizabeth Zimmerman, the daughter of a Potomac Edison Co. accountant and a nurse, was born in Hagerstown and raised in Mercersburg, Pa. After graduating from Buchanan High School in Mercersburg in 1954, she earned a bachelor's degree in English in 1958 from Hood College.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | April 4, 2008
Esther H. Carpenter, former executive director of the Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services and longtime YWCA and Planned Parenthood volunteer, died Sunday of cardiovascular disease at Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis. She was 94. "She was a great lady. When you think of a social worker, Esther was the quintessential social worker. She was a leader during her time working for the county," said former Anne Arundel County Executive Janet S. Owens. "She understood human behavior and cared deeply about people who were in trouble.
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By Stephen Henderson and Stephen Henderson,SUN STAFF | October 11, 1998
Chance may have placed the Baltimore office of the Department of Social Services across the street from poverty-stricken Mildred Monroe Elementary.But the partnership between the agency and the Guilford Avenue school -- which makes mentors of department employees -- is anything but serendipitous. It's a strong example of how a public agency and a school can team up to make a difference in the lives of city children.The partnership began its fifth year Friday morning with a new goal, boosting the reading skills among Mildred Monroe FTC students, that will be a hallmark of this year's program.
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By Jessica Anderson, Alison Knezevich and Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | March 8, 2014
A nationwide hunt ended Friday night when Caitlyn Marie Virts, the 11-year-old girl missing since her mother was found killed in their Dundalk home on Thursday, was located in a motel room in Florence, S.C., with her father, Timothy Virts, who was taken into custody, Baltimore County police said. "He is in custody, and she is safe," Cpl. John Wachter, a police spokesman, told The Baltimore Sun. Virts, 38, was under warrant for arrest in connection with the stabbing death of Caitlyn's mother, Bobbie Jo Cortez, 36, who was found bound with duct tape in her bed in her home in the 3100 block of Ardee Way on Thursday morning.
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