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September 12, 2003
On September 10, 2003, SANTINA(nee LoPresti), beloved wife of the late Vittorio Garofoli; loving mother of Guy Garofoli and the late John V. Garofoli; dear sister of Sarah Kaiser, of Maryland, and Anna Stalionis, of Florida. Funeral services will be held at the family owned JOSEPH N. ZANNINO, JR. FUNERAL HOME, 263 S. Conkling Street (at Gough), on Saturday at 9 A.M. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Leo the Great Church at 10 A.M. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to St. Leo the Great Church.
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April 11, 2013
A funeral Mass for Matthew S. Hersl, a supervisor in the city of Baltimore's finance department and Little Italy neighborhood volunteer, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Leo the Great Church, South Exeter and Stiles streets in Little Italy. Mr. Hersl, who had worked for the city for 28 years and was also an avid Orioles fan, died April 9 after he was struck by a car while walking in front of City Hall.  
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May 7, 2009
On May 1, 2009, ANTHONY J. AZZARO, JR.; beloved son of Nancy and Anthony Azzaro, Sr.; brother of Maria A. Ottone; uncle of the late Nicholas A. Seltzer. A memorial mass will be held May 9, 2009 at St. Leo the Great Church, 227 S. Exeter Street, 21202 (Little Italy) at 10:30 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Leo's church.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | November 20, 2010
Two churches took 42 working firearms off the street Saturday during a gun buyback sponsored by The Catholic Review newspaper in hopes of curbing violence in the city. "Any weapons we get off the street is a good thing in this time, in this neighborhood," said the Rev. Peter Lyons of St. Wenceslaus Church in the Middle East neighborhood of Baltimore. Violence in the community just east of Johns Hopkins Hospital, he said, erupts "every weekend it seems. " At St. Gregory the Great Church on North Gilmor Street in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, the Rev. Damien Nalepa said 26 guns were collected, "the second-highest" take among the half-dozen or so buybacks the parish has held.
NEWS
April 11, 2013
A funeral Mass for Matthew S. Hersl, a supervisor in the city of Baltimore's finance department and Little Italy neighborhood volunteer, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Leo the Great Church, South Exeter and Stiles streets in Little Italy. Mr. Hersl, who had worked for the city for 28 years and was also an avid Orioles fan, died April 9 after he was struck by a car while walking in front of City Hall.  
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May 11, 2003
On May 7, 2003, GERTRUDE E. RICHARDSON; beloved daughter of Evelyn Richardson. She is also survived by one brother Morgan, Sr., nephew Morgan, Jr., niece Evelyn, sister-in-law Dorothy and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation at THE DERRICK C. JONES FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 4611 Park Heights Avenue, on Sunday, May 11, 1 to 7 P.M. On Monday, May 12, Miss Richardson will lie in state at St. Gregory The Great Church, 1542 N. Gilmor Street, at 9 A.M. Family will receive friends at 10 with Mass at 10:30 A.M. Interment in King Memorial Park.
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March 23, 2003
On March 20, 2003; SALVATORE JOSEPH; beloved father of Diane M. Baylin and Sharon A. Cramer; devoted father-in-law of Stephen L. Baylin and David F. Cramer, Jr.; dear grandfather of Deborah Baylin and Melanie Baylin, Joshua Cramer and Joseph Cramer; loving brother of Lucille Greaver, Michelina McGrath and the late Joseph Butta, Domenica Getek, Frances Lambright, Stella Butta and baby Michael Butta. Also, survived by a host of loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at the JOSEPH N. ZANNINO, JR. FUNERAL HOME, 263 S. Conkling Street (at Gough)
NEWS
June 27, 1993
A church in Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood that is offering $25 to residents who turned in handguns %J received 27 weapons yesterday, including several sawed-off shotguns.The weapon turn-in at St. Gregory the Great church on Gilmor Street was the second for the poor West Baltimore neighborhood. On May 22, the church received 35 guns."It seems that people were looking for ways to turn in the guns," said the Rev. Gregory Napela, pastor of the church."We stress there are no questions asked.
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February 28, 2003
On February 25, 2003, JOHN, beloved husband of Helen Picarelli, loving son of Teresa and the late Vincent Picareillo, devoted step-father of Terry Howard and husband Herb, grandfather of Chrissy and Chuck Howard. Relatives and friends may gather at MILLER-DIPPLE FUNERAL HOME INC., 6415 Belair Road, on Thursday and Friday 3-5 and 7-9 P.M. Christian Wake Service will be held on Friday at 3 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Leo the Great Church, on Saturday 10 A.M. Interment Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
NEWS
March 28, 2006
On March 26, 2006, ANNA, loving daughter of the late Pasquale and Giovanna "Ninetta" Pellegrini (nee Di Bona); dear sister-in-law of Sylvia Sordillo and husband Tom, the late Carmella Verdecchia, Donata Bavato, Antoinette Pica, Mary Shanahan, John, Nicholas, Frank and Anthony Pellegrini. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may gather at MILLER-DIPPEL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6415 Belair Road, Baltimore, MD 21206, on Tuesday 2 to 5 and 6 to 9 P.M. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church on Wednesday 11:30 A.M. Interment in the Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
NEWS
May 7, 2009
On May 1, 2009, ANTHONY J. AZZARO, JR.; beloved son of Nancy and Anthony Azzaro, Sr.; brother of Maria A. Ottone; uncle of the late Nicholas A. Seltzer. A memorial mass will be held May 9, 2009 at St. Leo the Great Church, 227 S. Exeter Street, 21202 (Little Italy) at 10:30 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Leo's church.
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By Bradley Olson and Bradley Olson,sun reporter | May 27, 2007
As Mayor Sheila Dixon pushes to combat violent crime by reducing the number of illegal guns on city streets, a West Baltimore church collected 15 firearms yesterday, in an event organizers said they hope will be repeated throughout the year. Drawn into action by a steady increase in city homicides that has come despite aggressive enforcement tactics employed by police, St. Gregory the Great Church accepted guns for four hours, "no questions asked," paying a $50 reward to those who came, courtesy of a local law firm.
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March 29, 2006
On March 26, 2006, ANNA, loving daughter of the late Pasquale and Giovanna "Ninetta" Pellegrini (nee Di Bona); dear sister-in-law of Sylvia Sordillo and husband Tom. Devoted sister of the late Carmella Verdecchia, Donata Bavato, Antoinette Pica, Mary Shanahan, Bessie Bucci, John, Nicholas, Frank and Anthony Pellegrini. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may gather at MILLER-DIPPEL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6415 Belair Road, Baltimore, MD 21206, on Tuesday 2 to 5 and 6 to 9 P.M. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church on Wednesday 11:30 A.M. Interment in the Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
NEWS
September 12, 2003
On September 10, 2003, SANTINA(nee LoPresti), beloved wife of the late Vittorio Garofoli; loving mother of Guy Garofoli and the late John V. Garofoli; dear sister of Sarah Kaiser, of Maryland, and Anna Stalionis, of Florida. Funeral services will be held at the family owned JOSEPH N. ZANNINO, JR. FUNERAL HOME, 263 S. Conkling Street (at Gough), on Saturday at 9 A.M. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Leo the Great Church at 10 A.M. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to St. Leo the Great Church.
NEWS
May 11, 2003
On May 7, 2003, GERTRUDE E. RICHARDSON; beloved daughter of Evelyn Richardson. She is also survived by one brother Morgan, Sr., nephew Morgan, Jr., niece Evelyn, sister-in-law Dorothy and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation at THE DERRICK C. JONES FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 4611 Park Heights Avenue, on Sunday, May 11, 1 to 7 P.M. On Monday, May 12, Miss Richardson will lie in state at St. Gregory The Great Church, 1542 N. Gilmor Street, at 9 A.M. Family will receive friends at 10 with Mass at 10:30 A.M. Interment in King Memorial Park.
NEWS
March 23, 2003
On March 20, 2003; SALVATORE JOSEPH; beloved father of Diane M. Baylin and Sharon A. Cramer; devoted father-in-law of Stephen L. Baylin and David F. Cramer, Jr.; dear grandfather of Deborah Baylin and Melanie Baylin, Joshua Cramer and Joseph Cramer; loving brother of Lucille Greaver, Michelina McGrath and the late Joseph Butta, Domenica Getek, Frances Lambright, Stella Butta and baby Michael Butta. Also, survived by a host of loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at the JOSEPH N. ZANNINO, JR. FUNERAL HOME, 263 S. Conkling Street (at Gough)
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | November 20, 2010
Two churches took 42 working firearms off the street Saturday during a gun buyback sponsored by The Catholic Review newspaper in hopes of curbing violence in the city. "Any weapons we get off the street is a good thing in this time, in this neighborhood," said the Rev. Peter Lyons of St. Wenceslaus Church in the Middle East neighborhood of Baltimore. Violence in the community just east of Johns Hopkins Hospital, he said, erupts "every weekend it seems. " At St. Gregory the Great Church on North Gilmor Street in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, the Rev. Damien Nalepa said 26 guns were collected, "the second-highest" take among the half-dozen or so buybacks the parish has held.
NEWS
February 28, 2003
On February 25, 2003, JOHN, beloved husband of Helen Picarelli, loving son of Teresa and the late Vincent Picareillo, devoted step-father of Terry Howard and husband Herb, grandfather of Chrissy and Chuck Howard. Relatives and friends may gather at MILLER-DIPPLE FUNERAL HOME INC., 6415 Belair Road, on Thursday and Friday 3-5 and 7-9 P.M. Christian Wake Service will be held on Friday at 3 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Leo the Great Church, on Saturday 10 A.M. Interment Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
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