September 3, 2008
On August 31, 2008, Lisa M. Biedermann A service will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Bel Air, MD on Friday, September 5, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. Friends may call at the family owned McComas Funeral Home, P.A., Bel Air, MD on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Those who desire, may contribute to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75397. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at mccomasfuneralhome.com
March 1, 2008
Several messages run through Jonathan Dove's Tobias and the Angel, a shimmering work that received its North American premiere Thursday night by Opera Vivente: the need for social justice and responsibility, the value of parenting skills and filial duty, the incalculable rate of return on a good deed, the rewards of faith. In the end, though, the moral of the opera boils down to: Stop and smell the roses. Or, in this case, take time to hear the songs of the trees and mountains, the secret sounds of a river.
February 28, 2008
The motet The lowdown -- The Baltimore Choral Arts Society will explore the motet -- works of generally short duration with sacred texts -- in a program that offers music by Monteverdi, Purcell, Bruckner and others. There will be room, too, for Broadway songs by Bernstein and Sondheim. Leading the concert will be Leo Wanenchak, assistant conductor of Choral Arts. If you go -- The concert is at 3 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 N. Charles St. Tickets are $25 and $30. Call 410-523-7070 or go to balti morechoralarts.
June 27, 2007
On June 24, 2007, MARGUERITE FINNEY DANCE of Bel Air, MD, devoted mother of Macey Dance Kimsey, Laura Dance Alexander and Sarah Dance Parr, loving sister of Patricia Jane Hansen. Also survived by six grandchildren, David Kimsey, Finney Kimsey, Thomas Kimsey, MacLean Kimsey, Bryan Alexander and Skyler Parr and one great-granddaughter, Ariana Jaylese Knight. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2007, at 11 A.M., at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Bel Air, MD. Those who desire may contribute to the Library at the Maryland Horse Foundation, P.O.Box 427, Timonium, MD, 21093 or to Stella Maris Hospice, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium, MD, 21093.
October 5, 2006
ANN CRAFT LEADBETTER; beloved wife of Frederick Leadbetter, Sr.; mother of Frederick Leadbetter, Jr., died on October 3, 2006. Funeral services on Monday October 9, 2006 at 11 A.M. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Chestertown, MD. Relatives and friends may call on Sunday October 8, 2006 between the hours of 5 and 7 P.M. at Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, 130 Speer road, Chestertown, MD. Contributions to UDC or DSDI or Chester River Hospice, 6602...
May 27, 2006
On May 23, 2006, DORIS O. (nee Osborne), beloved wife of the late William H. Barker; devoted mother of Ellen Lee Adajian, Linda L. Barker, Elizabeth H. B. Southall and William H. Barker; dear sister of Leah C. Holland. A Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc., Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road (at Echodale) on Saturday 7:30 P.M. Friends may call on Saturday from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Inurnment will be held at Parkwood Cemetery at later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Emmanuel Episcopal Church for the William H. Barker Gallery, 811 Cathedral, Baltimore, MD 21201.