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April 29, 2003
On April 25, 2003, EDSEL M. (Tuffy), beloved member of the Bartee family of Sparrows Point. He is survived by four brothers, two sisters and a host of other relatives. Friends may visit the James A. Morton & Sons Funeral Homes, Inc., 311 Main Street on Wednesday 4 to 7 P.M. On Thursday 5 P.M. Mr. Bartee will lie in state at Union Baptist Church, 105 Main Street. The family will receive friends 6:30 to 7 P.M., followed by services. Interment on Friday 11 A.M. at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
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January 3, 2007
On December 29, 2006, AUDREY TAYLOR; sister of Edsel Brooks; sister-in-laws, Mildred Brooks, Elva Tongue and Bernice Abston and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends; devoted friend of Ruth Queen. Visitation Thursday from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M. Wake Thursday 10:30 to 11:00. Funeral to follow at John Wesley United Methodist Church, Glen Burnie, MD.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Bob Suter and Bob Suter,newsday | February 7, 2000
In the minds of many Americans of a certain age, it remains the original lemon, a miscreation of zealous corporate schemers who thought they could dictate what consumers would want. To some collectors, however, it's a cherished possession evoking a time when reality didn't always meet expectations. Forty years ago, Ford ceased production of the Edsel, the car that was supposed to carry the company to new heights in the 1960s. In an era that saw its share of bizarre auto styles, the 1958 Edsel set a new standard.
BUSINESS
By Andrew Leckey and Andrew Leckey,Tribune Media Services | September 17, 2006
I've always marveled at family businesses. After all, many families can't agree on who merits a drumstick at Thanksgiving. The reading of a patriarch's will can prompt dueling lawsuits. No surprise The summer after high school I worked in the warehouse of a large family-owned catalog company. The sons left at noon for the golf course and the aging founder unfortunately had deteriorated to the point where he could barely remember their names. It came as no surprise to me that the catalog company later failed.
NEWS
January 3, 2007
On December 29, 2006, AUDREY TAYLOR; sister of Edsel Brooks; sister-in-laws, Mildred Brooks, Elva Tongue and Bernice Abston and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends; devoted friend of Ruth Queen. Visitation Thursday from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M. Wake Thursday 10:30 to 11:00. Funeral to follow at John Wesley United Methodist Church, Glen Burnie, MD.
BUSINESS
By Andrew Leckey and Andrew Leckey,Tribune Media Services | September 17, 2006
I've always marveled at family businesses. After all, many families can't agree on who merits a drumstick at Thanksgiving. The reading of a patriarch's will can prompt dueling lawsuits. No surprise The summer after high school I worked in the warehouse of a large family-owned catalog company. The sons left at noon for the golf course and the aging founder unfortunately had deteriorated to the point where he could barely remember their names. It came as no surprise to me that the catalog company later failed.
NEWS
By George F. Will | January 14, 1996
WASHINGTON -- Steve Forbes, magazine publisher and author of a munificently funded presidential campaign, brings to politics some of the brio of another wealthy American publisher, James Gordon Bennett, who liked mutton chops. A lot.A regular at a Monte Carlo restaurant that prepared his chops perfectly, he arrived one evening to find his favorite table occupied. So he purchased the restaurant for $40,000, evicted the diners from his table, devoured his chops, then, as a tip, gave the restaurant back to the owner.
NEWS
December 3, 2002
Eugene T. "Bob" Gregorie, 94, Ford Motor Co.'s first design chief and creator of the Lincoln Continental, died Sunday in St. Augustine, Fla. Mr. Gregorie also designed what would become the 1949 Mercury, which was driven by James Dean in the classic movie Rebel Without a Cause, and the 1936 Lincoln-Zephyr, which the Museum of Modern Art in New York called "the first successfully streamlined car in America." A boat designer from Long Island, N.Y., Mr. Gregorie moved to Detroit in 1929 to work in the automotive field.
NEWS
June 20, 2006
On June 18, 2006, BERTRAM V. RILL beloved husband of the late Ruth E. (nee Engel) devoted father of Ruth Amy Hiner and her husband Edsel, dear brother of Roland Rill and his wife Dorothy, loving grandfather of Laura and W. David Jednorski, great-grandfather of Justin and Cristy Jednorski, great-great-grandfather of Devon Jednorski. A funeral service will be held at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck Inc., Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road (at Echodale) on Wednesday 10 A.M. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
BUSINESS
January 13, 2007
Mergers Bradford Bank signed a definitive agreement to acquire Baltimore-based Golden Prague Federal Savings & Loan. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter. Seibert Kullman PA, an Annapolis-based accounting firm with clients in Anne Arundel County and on the Eastern Shore, joined Katz, Abosch,Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman of Baltimore. Openings Liberty Tax Service/Edsel M. Brown Jr. Advisors opened an office at Festival at Riva Road, 2303 Forest Drive, Annapolis. Organizations The Greater Baltimore Committee has opened nominations for the Greater Baltimore Region Bioscience Awards.
NEWS
April 29, 2003
On April 25, 2003, EDSEL M. (Tuffy), beloved member of the Bartee family of Sparrows Point. He is survived by four brothers, two sisters and a host of other relatives. Friends may visit the James A. Morton & Sons Funeral Homes, Inc., 311 Main Street on Wednesday 4 to 7 P.M. On Thursday 5 P.M. Mr. Bartee will lie in state at Union Baptist Church, 105 Main Street. The family will receive friends 6:30 to 7 P.M., followed by services. Interment on Friday 11 A.M. at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Bob Suter and Bob Suter,newsday | February 7, 2000
In the minds of many Americans of a certain age, it remains the original lemon, a miscreation of zealous corporate schemers who thought they could dictate what consumers would want. To some collectors, however, it's a cherished possession evoking a time when reality didn't always meet expectations. Forty years ago, Ford ceased production of the Edsel, the car that was supposed to carry the company to new heights in the 1960s. In an era that saw its share of bizarre auto styles, the 1958 Edsel set a new standard.
NEWS
By George F. Will | January 14, 1996
WASHINGTON -- Steve Forbes, magazine publisher and author of a munificently funded presidential campaign, brings to politics some of the brio of another wealthy American publisher, James Gordon Bennett, who liked mutton chops. A lot.A regular at a Monte Carlo restaurant that prepared his chops perfectly, he arrived one evening to find his favorite table occupied. So he purchased the restaurant for $40,000, evicted the diners from his table, devoured his chops, then, as a tip, gave the restaurant back to the owner.
NEWS
December 4, 2005
On November 29, 2005, EARL E. NAGEL of Perry Hall; beloved husband of Ruby E. Nagel (nee Hanlin); devoted father of Patricia A. Naylor and Beverly J. Adams; beloved brother of Margaret "Peggy" Wade, Shirley Pendleton, John and George Walker and the late Barbara Anderson, Charles, James and William Nagel; brother in-law of Betty Nagel, Robert and Alberta Hanlin, Edsel and Hisako Hanlin, Troy and Virginia English; nephew of Marie Ash, Clara and Frank Linthicum;...
NEWS
January 7, 2005
On January 5, 2005 FRANCES CANCELLI MITCHEM; beloved wife of Henry V. Mitchem, Jr.; devoted mother of Henry V. III and Joseph L. Mitchem. Special guardian to Vincent Thorpe; dear sister of Jacqueline, Edsel and Michael Thorpe and Anna Marie Cancelli. Loving daughter of the late Mary and Joseph Cancelli. Grand daughter Josephine Salamone. Also survived by numerous family members and friends. A Memorial service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue on Saturday at 3 P.M. Family will receive friends on Friday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. and Saturday 12 to 3 P.M. IN lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Dr, Suite 202, Towson, MD 21204.
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