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April 6, 2006
Jay Leno Saturday, Tonight Show host, comedian and auto enthusiast Jay Leno performs his standup routine at the Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center. All proceeds benefit programs and research by the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland. Tickets are $75-$140. The Hippodrome is at 12 N. Eutaw St. For more information, call 410-494-8545 or visit kidneymd.org.
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By Jennifer Broadwater | November 15, 2012
Nonprofit organizations abound in Howard County, and Howard Magazine highlights who they are, what they do and how you can help. Name: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Who: Allison Coffey, regional director for the Mid-Atlantic Division Q: What is your mission? The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It was founded in 1967 by Irwin M. and Suzanne Rosenthal, William D. and Shelby Modell, and Dr. Henry D. Janowitz.
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April 24, 2005
On April 22, 2005, DEBORAH A. (nee Spaulding); beloved wife of Richard Di Seta; devoted mother of Ciara C. Di Seta. A Catholic Prayer Service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue, on Monday 7:30 P.M. Visiting hours Monday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kennilworth Drive, Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21204. Interment private.
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December 14, 2009
State schools Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick finally seems to have seen the light regarding the sweeping changes Maryland must make to improve its schools - even though it took a stiff rebuff from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation to deliver the message. If officials get serious about reforms that will keep Maryland competitive with other states, then it may be the best rejection letter we've ever received. Last week, the foundation turned down Maryland's application for a grant to help it seek millions of dollars in federal Race to the Top funds, money earmarked for states with a serious commitment to school reform.
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June 15, 2008
On June 13, 2008, CATHERINE ANITA MARCIANO, daughter of the late James and Marie Croney Fitch, sister of Charles Fitch. Also survived by caregiver Mary Ann Serio, nieces and nephews. Services and interment will be private. Arrangements are by ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL P.A., 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills. If desired memorial contributions may be made to The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland.
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May 14, 2003
On May 12, 2003, JANE F. KINNEAR (nee Graham); beloved wife of John "Jack" W. Kinnear; devoted mother of John W. Kinnear, Jr. and his wife Barbara and Victoria R. Kinnear and her husband Peter M. Jansson; loving grandmother of Alexandra V. Jansson; dear sister of Margaret Mary Means. Services and Interment private. Memorial contributions in Jane's name may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21204.
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April 25, 2009
On April 22, 2009, J osephine Mary Funeral from the Gregory J. Gonce Funeral Home, P.A., 169 Riviera Drive on Monday at 11:30 A.M. A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 12:00 noon in St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church. Father John Jicha Officiating. Interment Private. Family requests friends call on Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Towson, MD.
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May 18, 2005
On May 15, 2005 MAZIE LESLIE (nee Mullinix); beloved wife of Franklin E. Leslie, MD; devoted mother of Sharon Bowyer, Katherine Leslie and Elizabeth Hebb; sister of Vergie Crouch; grandmother of Tara, Leslie and Katherine Hebb. Service and Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions in her name to the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Dr., Suite 202, Towson, MD 21204.
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June 24, 2003
On June 13, 2003, MAUDE (nee Titchanell) CALLAHAN; beloved aunt of Richard Burt and Robert B. Johnson, Jr.; dear great-aunt of David and Thomas Burt and Lisa and Beth Johnson. Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, 11 A.M. at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation of Maryland, 7400 York Road, Towson, MD 21204. Arrangements by Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc.
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May 15, 1992
Dr. Harriet Griggs Guild, a leading authority on children's kidney disease and founder of the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, died last Friday of heart and pulmonary failure. She was 92.At the time of her death, she was living with a nephew, Dana B. Danielson, at Tracys Landing in Anne Arundel County.Private services were being held at her birthplace in Windham, Conn. A memorial service in Baltimore will be scheduled later.As a medical researcher, professor and physician at Johns Hopkins Hospital for 37 years, she played a major role in saving the lives of children suffering from kidney disease.
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October 6, 2009
On October 4, 2009, Robert "Bob" W. Park Jr Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Joppa, MD on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. Interment will be in Darlington Cemetery, Darlington, MD. Friends may call at the family owned McComas Funeral Home, P.A., Abingdon, MD on Thursday, October 8, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Those who desire may contribute to Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21204...
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April 25, 2009
On April 22, 2009, J osephine Mary Funeral from the Gregory J. Gonce Funeral Home, P.A., 169 Riviera Drive on Monday at 11:30 A.M. A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 12:00 noon in St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church. Father John Jicha Officiating. Interment Private. Family requests friends call on Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Towson, MD.
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February 23, 2009
On February 19, 2009, MILTON DOUGLAS "Doug", beloved husband Carolyn Hiteshew (nee Wood), devoted father of Doug Hiteshew Jr. and Carrie DeBoy, loving grandfather of Carissa, Douglas, Christy and Christopher. Also survived by many relatives and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the family owned and operated MCCULLY-POLYNIAK FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 3204 Mountain Road (Pasadena), on Tuesday 3-5pm only. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday at 4pm. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hemophilla Foundation of Maryland Inc., 13 Class Ct., Baltimore, MD. 21234.
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July 19, 2008
On July 16, 2008, HARRY NELSON LONG, beloved husband of Kathleen E. (nee Nerat), loving father of Tamara Leaver, Brenda Rohrback and Heather Long, cherished grandfather of Katie, Megan, Brooke and Hank, loving brother of Lila Stout, Thelma Lenderman, Wilma Heck, Richard Long and Joyce Anderson. Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk Inc., 7922 Wise Ave., Monday 12 noon. Interment Crownsville Maryland Veterans Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 6-8pm.
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June 15, 2008
On June 13, 2008, CATHERINE ANITA MARCIANO, daughter of the late James and Marie Croney Fitch, sister of Charles Fitch. Also survived by caregiver Mary Ann Serio, nieces and nephews. Services and interment will be private. Arrangements are by ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL P.A., 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills. If desired memorial contributions may be made to The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland.
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June 13, 2008
On June 3, 2008, KATHLEEN; daughter of the late Reginald, Martin, Sr. (passed June 9, 2008). She is survived by on e daughter, five sisters, one brother, three brothers-in-law, one sister in law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends Saturday, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. for Kathleen and Reginald , Sr. at St. Mark on the Hill Episcopal Church, 1620 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD with Services following. Interment Western Cemetery.
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March 28, 2004
On Friday, March 26, 2004, LILLIAN WEINSTEIN (nee Press); loving wife of the late Michael Weinstein; beloved sister of the late Mildred Snyder; adored daughter of the late Ellis and Rebecca Press; devoted aunt of Sandra and Sy Heltzman, Jay, Darlene and Ryan Schwartz. also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Services and interment private at the convenience of the family. Contributions in her memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 202, Towson, MD. (21204)
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June 12, 2005
On June 9, 2005, ELEANOR E. (nee Finn), devoted mother of Gregory H. Lent and his wife Lane, Dale M. Meola and her husband Peter. Friends may call at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc. Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Rd., (at Echodale), on Sunday, 2 to 4 P. M and 7 to 9 P.M. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Isaac Jogues Church on Monday 11 A.M. Interment private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 415 N. Charles St, Balto. MD, 21201 or the Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Dr., Suite 202, Balto.
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By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,Sun reporter | May 6, 2008
It never crossed LaKebra Clark's mind that she'd donate one of her kidneys, let alone that it would go to her own father. The eldest of three children, Clark had always been close to her dad, Gregory Bryant, 47, a salesman in an auto dealership. A year ago, he became ill with hypertension, and doctors diagnosed kidney disease. Suddenly, it was time to help save his life. On Dec. 30, which happened to be Clark's 27th birthday, her father called and said, " 'I need you to come through for me,' " she recalled.
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