October 16, 1990
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -- When Harvey Gantt strode up for a reception at a local motel here the other day, the cluster of newsmen outside was nearly as large as the group of supporters waiting inside.Reporters are being drawn to North Carolina by the mostirresistible story line of this election year:the possibility that Jesse Helms, the most conservative member of the Senate, an old bull of the Old South who resisted the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, might be retired by Mr. Gantt, a product of the New South, a former two-term mayor of Charlotte who happens to be black.
October 13, 2004
On October 10, 2004, PATRICIA E., beloved daughter of the late Robert C. and Matilda H. Parr; devoted cousin of Harry Kothe; devoted god mother of Anamarie Kothe Pillet, Shirley Fay Crawford Gantt and Maxie Lawrence Brockington III. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Stella Maris Chapel on Saturday at 1 P.M. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions, in Patricia Parr's name, may be made to Stella Maris, 2300 Dulaney Valley Rd, Timoniumm MD 21093. Arrangements by Leonard J. Ruck Inc.
June 25, 1994
ROCKVILLE -- Bogey-free rounds spread over two afternoon rain delays helped John McNaney (32-34--66) and Dennis Winters (33-34--67) finish 1-2 in the 51-pro field of a Middle Atlantic PGA pro-am at par-71 Redgate Golf Course.Among the amateurs, Steve Grace, a seven handicapper at Redgate, had four birdies and three bogeys in shooting 34-36--70 for low gross over the 6,100-yard Montgomery County course. Redgate's Doyle Gantt had low net, 73-12-61.
October 24, 2004
On On October 21, 2004, UPSHUR "Tooie" LOWNDES, JR., of Parktown, MD. Husband of Jan E. (nee Froehlich) Lowndes; father of Audrey Ewing Lowndes, Tasker Gantt Lowndes, III and Marcie Randall Alban; son of the late Upshur Lowdnes, Sr. and Emily Mae (nee Van Newkirk) Lowdnes; brother of Mrs. Parker T. Schlink and R. Arden Lowdnes. Also survived by two grandchildren, Cameron Paul and Rosalie Claire Alban. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 30, at 1 pm. from J.J. Hartenstein Mortuary, Inc., 24 Second St., New Freedom, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Baltimore, 6601 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21204.
November 16, 2007
On November 10, 2007, ROBERT B. Survived by wife LaRosezo; daughter Airuell; brothers Donald and Charles Hall Jr.; sisters Sylvia Cooper and Gloria Gantt, and a host of other family and friends. Friends may call the family owned WYLIE FUNERAL HOME P.A. OF BALTIMORE COUNTY, 9200 Liberty Road Friday from 4-8PM. Services will be held Saturday at Rising Sun Baptist Church, 2611 St. Lukes Lane, 10:30am wake, 11:00am funeral. Interment following. Inquiries at www.wyliefuneralhome.com .
November 30, 2008
RICHARD "RICK" THIEMEYER, JR., 46, passed away November 25, 2008, of Cape Coral, formerly of Westminster, Maryland. Survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Janet Fuhr. Devoted father of Danielle Thiemeyer and step-father to Emily and Ben Krutz, all of Cape Coral. Loving son of Richard H. and Mathilda Gantt Thiemeyer, of Catonsville, Maryland. Dear brother of Nancy Thiemeyer Watts and her husband, Douglas. Beloved uncle of Cole, Kyle, Cooper, and Kevin Watts of Ellicott City, Maryland.
December 8, 2004
On December 1, 2004, RAYMOND; devoted father of 2 daughters, Rhonda Smith and Deloris Foster; 2 sons, Raymond and Mark; 15 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 daughter-in-law; 1 sister, Delores Gantt;1 brother, William; nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Carlton C. Douglass Funeral Service, P.A., 1701 Mc Culloh Street on Wednesday from 1 to 9 P.M. Family will receive friends Thursday 11 to 11:30 A.M. at the Bethel A.M.E. Church, 1300 Druid Hill Avenue, with services immediately following.
May 11, 2005
On May 9, 2005 GARY DALE of Glen Burnie, MD (formerly of Severn, MD); dear son of Robert J. and Alice "Louise" Lyons; dear brother of Amy Gantt, David, Bobby, Charlie and William Lyons. Also survived by two nieces and three nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 14 in the Hardesty Funeral Home P.A., 851 Annapolis Rd., Gambrills, MD. Interment private. Contributions are suggested to the Delmont United Methodist Church, 1219 Delmont Rd., Severn, MD 21144 or American Cancer Society, 1041 Rt. 3 North, Gambrills, MD 21054.
February 19, 1998
Denise A. Gantt's "meditations/from the ash," winner of the 1997 Artscape Playwriting Competition, will receive its world premiere production beginning tonight at the Theatre Project.Directed by Rebecca Rice, this deeply personal and poetic piece uses myth and movement to examine the story of an African-American single mother. The four-woman cast includes J. Iesha Prime, Tanisha Brady Christie, Trlica K. Gilmore and Amitiyah Elayne Hyman.Show times at the Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through March 1. Tickets are $14. Call 410-752-8558.