July 8, 2011
SYKESVILLE — The South Carroll Fine Arts League is continuing its current art exhibition at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville through July 15. The show debuted in June; and includes works of original oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings; photographs; and framed prints by 10 local artists: Mary Decker; Sam Gunby; J.C. Coleman; Barbara Taccino; Wayne McWilliams; Gale Ratley; Frank Torockio; Lucille Kerns; Darlene Jones; and Kevin...
September 30, 2010
Emily B. Holman, a homemaker, volunteer and longtime Ruxton resident, died Sept. 22 of complications from a stroke at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. Mrs. Holman was 94. Emily Brown, the daughter of a pharmacist and a homemaker, was born and raised in Deposit, N.Y., near Binghamton, N.Y. After graduating from a private school in Rowayton, Conn., she studied to be a teacher at the Ethical Culture School in New York City. In 1941, she married Yerby Rozelle Holman, who was serving in the Army.
May 30, 2009
Joseph Partridge Paine, a retired aeronautical engineer and defense consultant, died May 21 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. He was 90. Mr. Paine was born in Augusta, Maine, and was raised there and in Small Point, Maine. After graduating from high school, he earned a bachelor's degree in 1940 in aeronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He moved to Baltimore and went to work for the old Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River.
September 7, 2007
Louise M. Harris, a former real estate agent and a homemaker, died of cancer Aug. 28 at Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville. She was 90. The former Louise Fairfax was born in Richmond, Va., and spent her early years on her family's James River farm. She moved with her family to Cannes, France, in 1922 and, eight years later, to St. Andrews, Scotland, where she studied at St. Leonards School for Girls, now St. Leonards School and Sixth Form College, where she earned an Oxford certificate.
June 19, 2007
Doris W. Pearce, a retired junior high school secretary and former Lutherville resident, died of respiratory failure Friday at Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville. She was 89. Doris Way was born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden. She was a 1935 graduate of Western High School. From 1959 to 1979, she was a secretary to the counselors in the guidance department at Woodbourne Junior High School. She was married for 62 years to Irving E.W. Pearce, former supervisor of supplies at the Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard, who died in 2001.
April 22, 2007
On April 20, 2007 FRANK MICHAEL BABULA 92, of Baltimore, MD; beloved husband of the late Aniela "Nellie" (nee Jasenska); devoted father of Patricia Pierce, Carol Roush and Stephen Babula; dear brother of Stella Atwood; loving grandfather of Michael Pierce, Marlene Roush and Daniel Roush. Friends may call at the BARRANCO & SONS P.A. SEVERNA PARK FUNERAL HOME, Ritchie Highway at Robinson Road on Tuesday from 10 to 12 Noon with Service to begin at Noon. A memorial service will be held a the Fairhaven Chapel, 7200 3rd Ave, Sykesville, Wednesday at 3 p.m. Burial private.