September 24, 2006
HAGERSTOWN -- Until three weeks ago, the last time June E. Dunning had been in the hospital was in 1951, when she gave birth to her daughter, Corinne. That changed Sept. 2 after Dunning, 86, ate spinach from a bag and became severely ill. She entered a hospital for the first time in her daughter's memory. She died battling an E. coli infection 11 days later. Yesterday, standing in the living room of the Hagerstown house she shared with her mother, Corinne Swartz said that while evidence might never prove conclusively that Dunning was killed by the strain of bacteria that has sickened people nationwide in recent weeks, her family believes that her death was caused by eating contaminated spinach.
December 9, 2005
On December 7, 2005, LINDA S. (nee Seville) DUNNING, of Freeland, MD. Beloved daughter of the late Helen (Schauer) Gebhart and F. Brent Seville. Devoted wife of Robert C. Dunning and dear mother of Lucas Robert Dunning and the late Leah Jane Dunning. The family will receive friends at the JJ Hartenstein Mortuary, Inc., 24 Second Street New Freedom, PA on Sunday December 11 from 2-4 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 43025, 8219 Town Center Drive, Baltimore, MD 21236-0025.
January 29, 2005
On January 21, 2005, RAYMOND HALTOM. Born in Palastina, IL; he resided in Indiana until he enlisted in the US Navy in September of 1941 serving for 29 years. He resided in Baltimore for 25 years. He is survived by three brothers, Leon, Marion and Dale Haltom and one daughter, Carole Dunning. Services private.
May 30, 2003
On May 27, 2003, WILLIAM COHEN M.D. of Florida; husband of Mary Ellen Cohen; beloved father of Mrs. Wendy Finklea, Mr. Jon Cohen, Mrs. Barbara Dunning, Ms. Blakley Cohen, of Florida; dear brother of Dr. David Cohen and Mrs. Anita Miller of Baltimore; son of the late Minnie and Samuel Cohen. Also survived by several grandchildren. Services to be held out of town. Family will be at home at 1 Pomona East, Apt. 410, Sunday, June 2 and Monday, June 3.
November 19, 2002
Bessie O'Dell Dunning, a homemaker who enjoyed playing the piano, died of Alzheimer's disease Thursday at Genesis Eldercare at Brightwood in Lutherville. She was 85. Born Bessie O'Dell in Jacksonville, Fla., she moved with her family as a child to Baltimore's Homewood section. She was a 1935 graduate of Bryn Mawr School. She earned a bachelor's degree in music in 1939 from Goucher College, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She also earned a second bachelor's degree in piano from the Peabody Conservatory in 1940.
June 9, 2002
Not the Civil War but its Reconstruction aftermath rumbles on as the bloodiest battleground for American historians. In sheer numbers, there is nothing to compare with the continuing avalanche of war buff books on every brigade, every skirmish, every general in the North-South conflict. But these remain details about outcomes already known. What makes Reconstruction history so contentious, ideological and ever changing is its relevance, year after year, to the ferment of race relations in American society.