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June 30, 2005
Olga V. Bawden, a former Eastern High School principal and longtime Gibson Island resident, died in her sleep Sunday at Roland Park Place. She was 84. Miss Bawden was born in Baltimore and raised on East North Avenue. She was a 1939 graduate of Eastern High School and earned her bachelor's degree in 1943 from Goucher College. In 1951, she earned a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University and a special education certificate in 1956. She began her career in the 1940s teaching history and French to students at Robert E. Lee Junior High School (School 49)
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By LIZ BOWIE | October 16, 2005
Occupation Baltimore City school system educator In the news Tarter is the former principal of Lake Clifton-Eastern High School who was featured in the series "On Their Own" in The Sun last week. She gave particular attention to students who were experiencing family and social problems and has unofficially adopted Iven Bailey, one of the two subjects of the articles about two young men making their way through senior year without help from a parent or guardian. Career highlights Born in Westminster, she graduated from Westminster High School before getting her degree from Towson State College in 1975.
NEWS
March 16, 1992
Anne Sharp Burkart, a longtime volunteer with the Lake Clifton-Eastern High School Alumni Association, died Feb. 17 of a stroke at the Meridian Nursing Center in Hamilton.Mrs. Burkart, who was 89, was a longtime resident of Parkville.Born and raised in Baltimore, she graduated in 1919 from the Eastern High School -- then a girls-only institution -- and for nearly 70 years maintained her involvement in her school, which was closed in 1986 and merged with Lake Clifton High School.Mrs. Burkart was also a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Baltimore and a member of the King's Daughters and Sons, an international religious order.
NEWS
March 9, 1993
The March 9 obituary for Olga von Hartz Owens reported incorrectly the job held by Mrs. Owens' late husband, Hamilton Owens, from 1943 to 1956. Mr. Owens was editor in chief of the Sunpapers.The Sun regrets the errors.Olga von Hartz OwensActive in music groupsOlga von Hartz Owens, a violinist who was active in music in Baltimore, died of heart failure Friday at the age of 101 at home in Roland Park Place.A native of Rutherford, N.J., who moved to Baltimore with her family shortly after the 1904 fire, she attended Eastern High School but left before her graduation to study violin at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, from which she graduated in 1913.
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By Trif Alatzas and Trif Alatzas,SUN STAFF | May 13, 2003
Two years of renovation at the brown and gray stone mansion at Lake and Roland avenues in North Roland Park have piqued the curiosity of neighbors and passing motorists. After paying $2.7 million for the home in 2000 under a cloak of secrecy, wireless software entrepreneur David S. Oros and his wife, Marla, ordered the 25-room mansion gutted. Renovations totaling more than $2.85 million (as reported in city permits) have since produced a striking addition to this affluent neighborhood.
NEWS
March 21, 1993
Mldred V. Hoffmeister, who had been active in the Rossville and Rosedale communities, died Wednesday at Keswick of complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was 86.Mrs. Hoffmeister, a resident of the Rossville area for many years, was a former president of the Rosedale Woman's Club, a member of the Rosedale Recreation Council, a Red Cross volunteer during World War II and a member of the Women's Guild at Zion Evangelical Lutheran United Church of Christ.The former Mildred V. Seltzer was a native of Baltimore and a 1925 graduate of Eastern High School.
NEWS
July 22, 1991
Jeanette Goldman Askin, 80, who once operated a Baltimore dry goods store, died of cancer Wednesday at Sinai Hospital.Funeral services were held Friday at Sol Levinson and Brothers funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.Mrs. Askin lived in Diplomat Condominiums on Clarks Lane. The Baltimore native was a graduate of Eastern High School.She worked as a dental technician before taking over the family-owned dry goods business, Askin and Askin, at 321 W. Baltimore St., after her husband, Milton, died in 1968.
NEWS
November 21, 1990
Elizabeth Glaser Dwelly, a native of Baltimore who did social work as a young woman, died Nov. 11 at the Meridian Nursing Center-Long Green after a short illness.Mrs. Dwelly, who was 85 and lived in Yardley, Pa., moved to Reisterstown about six years ago.The former Elizabeth Glaser was a graduate of Eastern High School, Hood College and the New York School of Social Work. She did social work in Baltimore, then in several Pennsylvania communities. While living in Yardley, she was active in the League of Women Voters, the Mental Health Association and as an adult leader in the Girl Scouts.
NEWS
April 20, 2004
Mildred A. Hughes, a retired Maryland Transit Administration secretary, died of congestive heart failure Friday at Florida Living Nursing Center in Apopka, Fla. The former Loch Raven Village resident was 99, and had moved to Orlando, Fla., in 1990. Born and raised in Baltimore, she was a 1920 graduate of Eastern High School. She earned a diploma from Strayer's Business College. In 1922, she began working at the old United Railways and Electric Co. and was a secretary for its successor, Baltimore Transit Co. She retired in 1970 from the MTA, which was then called the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
NEWS
October 11, 2005
Pearl S. Dix, a retired legal secretary, died of pneumonia Oct. 4 at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. The longtime Severna Park resident was 90. Born Pearl Milbourne Suter in Baltimore and raised on Greenmount Avenue, she was a 1933 graduate of Eastern High School. After working for a savings and loan association, she became a legal secretary for the firm of Rollins, Smalkin, Richards & Mackie in downtown Baltimore. She retired about 10 years ago. Mrs. Dix rescued stray cats and owned numerous dogs.
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