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March 13, 2007
On March 11, 2007 FLORENCE BUSBY, loving mother of Sandra, Victor, and Conrad Busby. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grands, and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned M arch uneral ome est Funeral Service at 11am.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 8, 2014
Florence H. Deitz, a Randallstown community activist who was a founder in the 1960s of the old Baltimore County General Hospital, which later became Northwest Hospital, died Monday of cancer at the Fairhaven retirement community. She was 91. "Florence was a truly classic woman. She was gracious and exceptionally talented," said Gene Friedman, who was chairman in 1968 of the Baltimore County General Hospital Foundation. "She was always well-dressed, available to talk, and spoke beautifully," said Mr. Friedman.
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July 13, 2006
On July 12, 2006, FLORENCE LAISURE (nee Schlissler); beloved wife of the late John Laisure; devoted mother of Howard Laisure, Florence Hicks, Joann Collier and Marguerite Soper. Also survived by eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, P.A., 1407 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex at Rt. 702 (beltway exit 36), on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral service on Friday at 1 P.M. Internment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens.
SPORTS
By Jeff Zrebiec and Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | June 16, 2014
Veteran cornerback Aaron Ross, who won two Super Bowls with the New York Giants but has had trouble staying healthy, said on Twitter that he's heading to Baltimore to participate in the Ravens' mandatory minicamp this week. According to a source, the Ravens haven't officially signed the free agent cornerback. Ross is taking part in the minicamp on a tryout basis, per a source. Veteran cornerback  Drayton Florence told The Sun's Aaron Wilson that he will also have a tryout for the team this week as the Ravens continue to look to upgrade their cornerback depth.
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March 12, 1991
Florence Jed, who had been treasurer of several community groups, died Sunday of cancer at her home in the One Slade Condominium. She was 67.Services for Mrs. Jed were being held today at the Levinson funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.The former Florence Stein was a native of Baltimore who attended Forest Park High School before her graduation from Western High School.In addition to her husband, her survivors include two daughters, Dr. Erica Harbage of South Paris, Maine, and Dr. Stephanie Jed of San Diego; a sister, Sadie Shub of Baltimore; a brother, Samuel Stein of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.
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May 6, 2006
On May 2, 2006 FLORENCE MITCHELL. On Saturday, friends may call at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Services, 4905 York Road where the family will receive friends from 12:00-5:00 p.m. On Sunday, services will be held at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Chapel, 4905 York Road, where the family will receive friends from 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-433-7500.
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By Jessica Anderson, Alison Knezevich and Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | March 8, 2014
A nationwide hunt ended Friday night when Caitlyn Marie Virts, the 11-year-old girl missing since her mother was found killed in their Dundalk home on Thursday, was located in a motel room in Florence, S.C., with her father, Timothy Virts, who was taken into custody, Baltimore County police said. "He is in custody, and she is safe," Cpl. John Wachter, a police spokesman, told The Baltimore Sun. Virts, 38, was under warrant for arrest in connection with the stabbing death of Caitlyn's mother, Bobbie Jo Cortez, 36, who was found bound with duct tape in her bed in her home in the 3100 block of Ardee Way on Thursday morning.
ENTERTAINMENT
by Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | December 10, 2012
Tyler Florence was in Baltimore area Saturday, signing copies of his new cookbook, "Tyler Florence Fresh," which was just released on Tuesday.  After his appearance at the Wegman's in Hunt Valley, the chef, Food Network star and cookbook author stopped by Ryleigh's Oyster House on Federal Hill on Saturday night. On Sunday morning, Florence Tweeted out the Instagram photos from his visit. "One of the best Oyster Houses in the Country/ Ryleigh's in Baltimore," Florence posted. "Blown away...
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By Richard Gorelick, The Baltimore Sun | December 4, 2012
As the patient and sympathetic host of shows like "Food 911" and "How to Boil Water," Tyler Florence has been a welcome presence on the Food Network for 16 years. But some fans have trouble pinning him down, Florence said. They'll say, "What do you do? You're not the Italian guy, you're not the New Orleans guy. " The chef will be in the Baltimore area Saturday, signing copies of his new cookbook, "Tyler Florence Fresh," which was to be released Tuesday. Florence's ninth book is a departure from his previous titles.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 8, 2012
Florence J. Micherdzinski, a retired Bendix Corp. executive assistant and an avid gardener, died Friday of an intestinal blockage at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. She was 88. Florence Januzak was born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., where she graduated in 1943 from Villa Maria Academy. After graduating from high school, she worked as a secretary for New York state government in Buffalo, until moving to Washington in the late 1940s. In 1953, when the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare was established during the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mrs. Micherdzinski became the administrative assistant to Oveta Culp Hobby, who was named to head the department.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | July 4, 2011
Florence B. "Sissy" Cornish, a retired cafeteria cook and homemaker, died June 26, her 77th birthday, of kidney failure at Bradford Oaks Rehabilitation Center in Clinton. The former longtime Pigtown and Edmondson Village resident had lived in recent years in Upper Marlboro. Florence "Sissy" Boone was born and raised on Ostend Street in Pigtown. She attended city public schools. Until retiring in 1980, Mrs. Cornish was a cafeteria cook at the old Woolworth's on West Lexington Street in downtown Baltimore, where she had worked for many years.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | May 23, 2011
Florence G. Oldham, a former Legg Mason researcher who had been a Red Cross worker during World War II, died May 13 of complications from a broken hip at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 94. The daughter of an organist and a homemaker, Miss Oldham was born in Baltimore and raised in Govans. After graduating from Friends School in 1934, she worked as a secretary during the late 1930s. With the outbreak of World War II, Miss Oldham served overseas in Africa, France, Italy and Germany for almost four years.
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