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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | February 22, 2008
Margaret M. Feeley, a homemaker, former businesswoman and longtime Eucharistic minister, died Tuesday of progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disease, at Oak Crest Village retirement community in Parkville. She was 87. Margaret Evans was born in Baltimore and raised on Guilford Avenue. After graduating from Mount St. Agnes High School in 1938, she attended what is now Towson University. During World War II, she was a telephone operator for Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. In 1944, she married Jerome L. Feeley Jr., her teenage sweetheart, who was then a Navy bomber pilot.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 27, 2013
Joseph E. Welsh, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who was also a hospice volunteer and Eucharistic minister, died Monday of melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 80. "He was both my teacher and class adviser, and as a teacher, I loved him. He made a big impact on all of our lives," said Laurie J. Bender, who graduated in 1991 from Parkville High School. "He was one of those teachers who helped you learn in a nonthreatening and humorous manner.
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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | April 25, 1996
Sarah H. Ranke is a wife, a mother and a Eucharistic minister at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Parish.Now, the 62-year-old Severna Park woman can add Archdiocesan Medal of Honor winner to that list.Mrs. Ranke was presented with with the award, which is given to parishioners for their charitable efforts related to the Catholic Church, last month. She was one of nine recipients this year; about 160 have been honored over the past 10 years."I was shocked and overwhelmed," Mrs. Ranke said of the March 16 ceremony.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | May 20, 2011
Rowland Ashmead Morrow, a lawyer and retired U.S. Defense Department counterintelligence official, died May 11 of complications from a neurological condition at his Mercy Ridge retirement community home. The former longtime Guilford resident was 87. Mr. Morrow, the son of a physician and a librarian, was born in Salisbury, Pa., and was raised there and in State College, Pa., and Philadelphia. After graduating in 1941 from Central High School in Philadelphia, Mr. Morrow enlisted in the Army.
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By Frank P. L. Somerville and Frank P. L. Somerville,Sun Staff Writer | June 23, 1994
In yesterday's editions, a priest who resigned his pastorate near Annapolis after admitting adultery with a parishioner was incorrectly identified. He is the Rev. James R. Schaefer.The Sun regrets the error.A senior Roman Catholic priest has resigned as pastor of a large congregation near Annapolis after disclosing an adulterous relationship with a recently divorced woman who was a Eucharistic minister.The Rev. John R. Schaefer, 63, made the stunning announcement at all five Masses June 11 and 12 at St. Andrew by the Bay Church in Cape St. Claire.
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By Frank P. L. Somerville and Frank P. L. Somerville,Sun Staff Writer | June 23, 1994
In yesterday's editions, a priest who resigned his pastorate near Annapolis after admitting adultery with a parishioner was incorrectly identified. He is the Rev. James R. Schaefer.The Sun regrets the error.A senior Roman Catholic priest has resigned as pastor of a large congregation near Annapolis after disclosing an adulterous relationship with a recently divorced woman who was a Eucharistic minister.The Rev. John R. Schaefer, 63, made the stunning announcement at all five Masses June 11 and 12 at St. Andrew by the Bay Church in Cape St. Claire.
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March 30, 2006
Sister Climaca Goffus, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 73 years, died of heart disease March 21 at her order's retirement home in Aston, Pa. She was 99. Born Mary Anna Goffus in Baltimore and raised on South Ellwood Avenue in Canton, she was a graduate of St. Brigid's parochial school before beginning work at Boston Street's Tin Decorating Co., known today as the Tindeco Wharf. She entered the Roman Catholic religious order in 1931 and cooked and did domestic work in convents where she resided.
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August 15, 2003
Margaret Schleupner, 85, homemaker, churchwoman Margaret M. Schleupner, a homemaker who was active at Shrine of the Little Flower Roman Catholic Church, died of dementia Sunday at Lakeside Assisted Living in Salisbury. She was 85. Born Margaret M. Ralston on Carey Street, she was raised at St. Mary's Villa orphanage on Roland Avenue after her father died. After graduating from Seton High School in 1937, she entered the Daughters of Charity in Emmitsburg but left the order two years later after contracting tuberculosis.
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June 18, 2007
Joseph Charles Shaney, a retired computer operator, died of a stroke June 11 at his Towson home. He was 64. Born in Baltimore and raised on Bradford Street in Highlandtown, he was a 1961 graduate of Patterson High School and then joined the Navy, serving as a cryptologist in the Pacific. After his military service, Mr. Shaney became a computer operator and worked at the old Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, American Smelting, Mrs. Filbert's foods and the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay, from which he retired seven years ago. In retirement, Mr. Shaney worked two days a week at the front desk of the Penthouse Condominium in Towson, and at his death he was a member of the Walkable Towson Committee.
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May 16, 2007
Christopher T. Maddox Jr., a retired lawyer and Korean War veteran, died of stomach cancer Sunday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The lifelong Catonsville resident was 78. He was a 1945 graduate of Catonsville High School and earned his law degree in 1948 from what is now the University of Baltimore Law School. From 1952 to 1956, he served in the Navy as a yeoman aboard the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal. Mr. Maddox worked as a lawyer for Commercial Credit Corp. before joining Fidelity & Deposit Co. of Maryland in its salvage department in 1975.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 21, 2011
Berldene Standley "Dean" Pickens, former assistant superintendent in Baltimore County public schools' division of instruction, died April 15 of Parkinson's disease at his Perry Hall home. He was 77. Dr. Pickens was born in Osborne, Kan., and spent his early years there, until the early 1940s when his mother, a schoolteacher, moved with her son to Baltimore after the death of his father. Dr. Pickens attended Patterson Park High School and later graduated in 1951 from Kenwood High School.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 30, 2011
Melvin Raymond Kulis, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. supervisor and World War II veteran, died Friday at his Bel Air home of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 84. The son of a Polish immigrant steelworker and a homemaker, he was born in Baltimore and raised near Patterson Park and Highlandtown. He was a Patterson Park High School graduate and enlisted in the Navy in the waning days of World War II. He attended submarine school at Newport, R.I., and served in Europee aboard the destroyer tender USS Tidewater as a laundryman and later apprentice electrician.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | February 22, 2008
Margaret M. Feeley, a homemaker, former businesswoman and longtime Eucharistic minister, died Tuesday of progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disease, at Oak Crest Village retirement community in Parkville. She was 87. Margaret Evans was born in Baltimore and raised on Guilford Avenue. After graduating from Mount St. Agnes High School in 1938, she attended what is now Towson University. During World War II, she was a telephone operator for Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. In 1944, she married Jerome L. Feeley Jr., her teenage sweetheart, who was then a Navy bomber pilot.
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June 18, 2007
Joseph Charles Shaney, a retired computer operator, died of a stroke June 11 at his Towson home. He was 64. Born in Baltimore and raised on Bradford Street in Highlandtown, he was a 1961 graduate of Patterson High School and then joined the Navy, serving as a cryptologist in the Pacific. After his military service, Mr. Shaney became a computer operator and worked at the old Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, American Smelting, Mrs. Filbert's foods and the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay, from which he retired seven years ago. In retirement, Mr. Shaney worked two days a week at the front desk of the Penthouse Condominium in Towson, and at his death he was a member of the Walkable Towson Committee.
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May 16, 2007
Christopher T. Maddox Jr., a retired lawyer and Korean War veteran, died of stomach cancer Sunday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The lifelong Catonsville resident was 78. He was a 1945 graduate of Catonsville High School and earned his law degree in 1948 from what is now the University of Baltimore Law School. From 1952 to 1956, he served in the Navy as a yeoman aboard the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal. Mr. Maddox worked as a lawyer for Commercial Credit Corp. before joining Fidelity & Deposit Co. of Maryland in its salvage department in 1975.
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August 28, 2003
Patricia Elizabeth Starratt, a former policy analyst and speechwriter for energy companies in Alaska, died of cancer Aug. 21 at a hospice in Pensacola, Fla. The former Roland Park resident was 59. Ms. Starratt was born in Boston and spent her early years in China, where her father, the Rev. Alfred B. Starratt, was an Anglican missionary. She moved to Baltimore in 1955 when her father became rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. She was a 1961 graduate of Roland Park Country School, studied piano at the Peabody Conservatory and earned her bachelor's degree in music in 1965 at Smith College.
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By NICHOLAS SHIELDS and NICHOLAS SHIELDS,SUN REPORTER | October 23, 2005
John Albert Bright Jr., a retired engineer and Eucharistic minister, died of complications from multiple myeloma Tuesday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 76. He was born and raised in Yonkers, N.Y., and immediately after graduating from Roosevelt High School in 1946 he enlisted in the Army. After his service ended in 1948, he entered Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering in 1952.
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