July 22, 2010
Francis Xavier "Fran" Hudson, who used the GI Bill of Right to learn carpet installation and later co-founded and served as president of Carpet Land Inc., died Monday of heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center. He was 84. Mr. Hudson's death comes exactly a week after that of Mark Helman, 80, who was the founder of Bill's Carpet Fair, another well-known Baltimore area carpet store that opened in 1959. Mr. Hudson, the son of a Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive engineer and an Irish immigrant homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised on Linwood Avenue near Patterson Park.
January 7, 2010
On December 19, 2009 Francis Xavier Ryan A memorial is being held at his home 1903 Hasselmere Road, Dundalk 21222 2 to 5 P.M. January 9.
April 2, 2009
On March 30, 2009, DAVID E. ROEDER; beloved husband of Patricia Roeder (nee Blasco); devoted father of Kimberly A Leger and her husband Robert and Lt. Col. D. Bruce Roeder and his wife Susanne; dear brother of Dr. Lois M., Robert G., Ruth Semon, Sister Mary Gabriel, SSND, Carolyn M. and Joseph S.; loving grandather of 17. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Rd. (beltway exit 26), on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier, Friday, 10:00 a.m. Interment New Cathedral Cemetery.
March 12, 2009
On March 9, 2009, MARGARET LOUISE POWERS (nee Fowler) of Phoenix; beloved wife of the late William Robert Powers ( Capt. Ret. Baltimore County Police Department); devoted sister-in-law of Birdie Powers Roth. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends. The family will receive friends in the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY INC., 10 W. Padonia Road (at York Road), Timonium, MD, 21093 on Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier, 13717 Cuba Road, Hunt Valley, on Friday, March 13 at 10 A.M. Interment Poplar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.
February 20, 2009
Francis Xavier "Xav" Trainor, a retired college educator and a World War II veteran, died in his sleep Tuesday at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. The Finksburg resident was 85. Mr. Trainor was born and raised in West Baltimore. He was a graduate of city public schools and served in Navy communications in the Caribbean from 1942 to 1946. In 1951, he earned a bachelor's degree from Loyola College, and later returned to the North Baltimore college to obtain his master's degree. He began his teaching career in 1952 at Patterson Park High School, where he taught writing and English literature for 18 years.
August 24, 2008
On August 16, 2008, IRVIN. Visitation 2140 N. Fulton Avenue, Sunday, 12 to 6 P.M. Family will receive friends at St. Francis Xavier, 1501 E. Oliver Street, Monday 11 A.M. Funeral at 11:30 A.M.