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February 2, 2010
Charles G. Hartjen A burial ceremony will take place February 8th at 1:45PM at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, 11501 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills 21117. Please direct any memorial donations to the Disabled American Veterans.
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By Karen Nitkin, For The Baltimore Sun | December 23, 2012
World War II veteran John Dicks, 86, has already given his country so much. And yet he finds that he wants to give more. The Baltimore resident volunteers two days a week at the Loch Raven VA Community Living & Rehabilitation Center, a facility within the VA Maryland Health Care System, providing rehabilitation to Maryland veterans. "I generally work five hours a day," Dicks said. "I work in the therapy department. We give them exercise. We give them therapy to get them ready to go home.
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NEWS
February 16, 2005
On February 15, 2005, DONALD C. MYERS, in Diamond Head, MS, formerly of Baltimore, MD. He is survived by his brother Walter Gordon Myers and wife Edith; his son Tony Myers and wife Ella; and grandson Tim Epperson. In Lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Disabled American Veterans.
EXPLORE
October 13, 2012
The Board of County Commissioners this week approved creation of a shuttle bus service to transport veterans from two locations in Carroll County to Veterans Administration hospitals in Baltimore City and Frederick. The commissioners voted 4-0 on a measure proposed by Board President Doug Howard. In addition to Howard, commissioners Robin Frazer, Haven Shoemaker and David Rous voted in favor. Commissioner Richard Rothschild was absent. The Veterans Shuttle Service will operate three days a week and will begin on Nov. 13. Riders will be able to board the shuttle at either TownMall in Westminster or Carrolltown Center in Eldersburg.
NEWS
December 1, 2005
On November 29, 2005, JAMES HOWARD "HARD LUCK" WATTS; beloved husband of Mary Watts (nee Kolbe). Also survived by six children, four step-children, two sisters, and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. All services private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans 101 N. Gay St.. War Memorial Bldg., Room B, Baltimore, MD. 21202. Arrangements by the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC.
NEWS
January 26, 2005
On January 14, 2005, ANTHONY FRANCIS GENOVESE, JR., husband of Beatrice Genovese. He is survived by six children, 14 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Genovese was a disabled D-Day veteran. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, January 29, 2005, 10 a.m., at St. Ignatius Church, Bel Air, MD (21050). Memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 101 North Gay Street, Suite B, Baltimore, MD 21202
NEWS
April 18, 2003
On April 16, 2003, IVAN HAINES "Bud", age 77, a retired Baltimore County, MD Policeman and a US Marine Veteran of WW II, he was part of the 1st invasion of Iwo Jima, where he was wounded. Survived by his daughter, Arthea Haines and son Gary Haines; sisters Treva Hopkins and Gladys Daughtery and brother Wade Haines. Visitation and Services were held at South Brevard Funeral Home in Florida. Contributions may be made to The Disabled American Veterans, 2265 N. Harbor City Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32935.
NEWS
December 26, 2003
On December 23, 2003 LOUIS F. SMITH, beloved husband of Nancy L. Smith; devoted father of Louis, Randy, Susan, Benjamin and Nelson Smith and Wendy Kyger; dear brother of John Smith, Bonnie Ford and Verna Aims; and loving grandfather of 10. A Funeral Service will be held at the family-owned Evans Chapel of Memories-Parkville on Saturday 11 AM. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Visiting Friday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
NEWS
December 20, 2005
On December 18, 2005 CARL R. WURSTHORN of Randellstown; beloved husband of the late Cathrine Zorn Wursthorn; father of Cathy Bonner and Carl J. Wursthorn; grandfather of William Carl Bonner and Patricia Jeanne Malinowski. Services from the ELINE FUNERAL HOME, 11824 Reisterstown Road (at Franklin Blvd.) on Wednesday 10 A.M. Interment Garrison Forrest Veterans Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301 Cincinatti, Ohio.
NEWS
May 31, 2005
On May 30, 2005, STANLEY M. KORDELA, beloved husband Doris Kordela (nee Ricko); devoted father of Claire, Stanley A., Michele, Jeffery, Timothy and Edward. Dear brother of Joseph. Also survived by ten grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. A Funeral service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk Inc., 7922 Wise Ave., on Wednesday at 11 A.M. Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans or the American Lung Association.
NEWS
February 2, 2010
Charles G. Hartjen A burial ceremony will take place February 8th at 1:45PM at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, 11501 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills 21117. Please direct any memorial donations to the Disabled American Veterans.
NEWS
September 11, 2007
On September 8, 2007 FRANK "ACE" ARMIGER, SR.; loving husband of Lois I. Armiger; devoted father of Frank A. Armiger, Jr. and his wife Susan T.; beloved brother of Joseph F. Armiger and his wife Eula; cherished grandfather of Jason M. and Anne E. Armiger. The family will receive friends in the Lemmon Funeral Home of Dulaney Valley Inc., 10 W. Padonia Rd., (at York Rd.) Timonium, MD 21093 on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Wednesday, September 12 at 10 A.M. Interment private.
NEWS
By ANDREW A. GREEN and ANDREW A. GREEN,SUN REPORTER | May 3, 2006
Maryland military veterans will get tax breaks worth up to $400 a year under a bill Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. signed into law yesterday. The governor also gave his blessing to measures designed to crack down on underage drunken driving and to allow unmarried couples -- including gays -- to make medical decisions for each other. But the big winners in yesterday's bill signing ceremony were veterans, always a politically popular constituency, who saw more than a half-dozen measures to honor and assist them win final approval in this election year.
NEWS
March 30, 2006
ROBERT EDWARD LEE WINGATE, son of Robert E. Lee Wingate and Eva Siske Heidman died March 28, 2006. A graduate of Brooklyn Park High School, Class of of '65. Mr. Wingate received special presidential commendation as most outstanding Amateur Chemist while still in his teens. Following enlistment in the United States Army, Mr. Wingate a Vietnam Veteran was a member of several Veteran's organizations most notably American Legion Post 195 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 13. Graduating Cum Laude from Florida International University with BAs in both Philosophy and Psychology Mr. Wingate taught in Dade County Florida and Anne Arundel County Maryland prior to 25 years of service with the Federal Government.
NEWS
December 20, 2005
On December 18, 2005 CARL R. WURSTHORN of Randellstown; beloved husband of the late Cathrine Zorn Wursthorn; father of Cathy Bonner and Carl J. Wursthorn; grandfather of William Carl Bonner and Patricia Jeanne Malinowski. Services from the ELINE FUNERAL HOME, 11824 Reisterstown Road (at Franklin Blvd.) on Wednesday 10 A.M. Interment Garrison Forrest Veterans Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301 Cincinatti, Ohio.
NEWS
December 1, 2005
On November 29, 2005, JAMES HOWARD "HARD LUCK" WATTS; beloved husband of Mary Watts (nee Kolbe). Also survived by six children, four step-children, two sisters, and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. All services private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans 101 N. Gay St.. War Memorial Bldg., Room B, Baltimore, MD. 21202. Arrangements by the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC.
NEWS
September 11, 2007
On September 8, 2007 FRANK "ACE" ARMIGER, SR.; loving husband of Lois I. Armiger; devoted father of Frank A. Armiger, Jr. and his wife Susan T.; beloved brother of Joseph F. Armiger and his wife Eula; cherished grandfather of Jason M. and Anne E. Armiger. The family will receive friends in the Lemmon Funeral Home of Dulaney Valley Inc., 10 W. Padonia Rd., (at York Rd.) Timonium, MD 21093 on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Wednesday, September 12 at 10 A.M. Interment private.
NEWS
By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,Staff Writer | October 25, 1993
Paul L. Thompson, the first black and Vietnam veteran to head the Disabled American Veterans, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital.The 72-year-old Northwest Baltimore resident was elected national commander of the 623,000-member veterans' organization in 1979.He retired in 1966 with a disability after 26 years of military service.Mr. Thompson began his career in 1939 in the Army. He served in the South Pacific, earned five Bronze Stars and was discharged with the rank of master sergeant.
NEWS
May 31, 2005
On May 30, 2005, STANLEY M. KORDELA, beloved husband Doris Kordela (nee Ricko); devoted father of Claire, Stanley A., Michele, Jeffery, Timothy and Edward. Dear brother of Joseph. Also survived by ten grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. A Funeral service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk Inc., 7922 Wise Ave., on Wednesday at 11 A.M. Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans or the American Lung Association.
NEWS
February 16, 2005
On February 15, 2005, DONALD C. MYERS, in Diamond Head, MS, formerly of Baltimore, MD. He is survived by his brother Walter Gordon Myers and wife Edith; his son Tony Myers and wife Ella; and grandson Tim Epperson. In Lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Disabled American Veterans.
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