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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 2, 2013
Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90. The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances Palmer Barton was born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton. After she graduated from St. Catherine's School in Richmond, Va., in 1941, she earned a degree in 1943 from the Maryland Institute College of Art , and then worked for several years as an artist at The Baltimore Sun until marrying.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 2, 2013
Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90. The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances Palmer Barton was born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton. After she graduated from St. Catherine's School in Richmond, Va., in 1941, she earned a degree in 1943 from the Maryland Institute College of Art , and then worked for several years as an artist at The Baltimore Sun until marrying.
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May 18, 2003
Robert L. Rosenberger, a retired president and chief executive officer of the Atlantic-Southwestern Broom Co., died of cancer Thursday at his home in Hobe Sound, Fla. He was 75 and formerly lived in Hampstead. Mr. Rosenberger was born in Baltimore and raised in Govans. He was a City College graduate and served in the Navy during World War II. After the war, Mr. Rosenberger owned and operated a chain of dry cleaning establishments in the Baltimore area. In 1966, he went to work for the Atlantic-Southwestern Broom Co. It had been established in 1907 by his grandfather, August Rosenberger, in the 1300 block of Baylis St. in Canton.
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May 18, 2003
Robert L. Rosenberger, a retired president and chief executive officer of the Atlantic-Southwestern Broom Co., died of cancer Thursday at his home in Hobe Sound, Fla. He was 75 and formerly lived in Hampstead. Mr. Rosenberger was born in Baltimore and raised in Govans. He was a City College graduate and served in the Navy during World War II. After the war, Mr. Rosenberger owned and operated a chain of dry cleaning establishments in the Baltimore area. In 1966, he went to work for the Atlantic-Southwestern Broom Co. It had been established in 1907 by his grandfather, August Rosenberger, in the 1300 block of Baylis St. in Canton.
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November 26, 2006
On November 8, 2006, EMMA ZUNGAILIA at 89 years of age, of Hobe Sound, FL, formerly of Baltimore, MD.; survived by her sister Denigna Maxa of Hobe Sound, FL and brother Edward J. Zungailia Sr., of Baltimore, MD also survived by tweleve neices and nephews, 30 great-nieces and nephews, and six great-great-nieces and nephews. She had worked for many years at Nate's and Leon's. There will be a Grave- side service and burial in Baltimore at a later date.
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December 14, 2004
VIOLET "LEVERNE" PORPORA, 89 of Port St. Lucie, FL, died, Sunday, December 5, at the Manors of Hobe Sound in Hobe Sound, FL. She was born in Baltimore, MD and has been a resident of Port St. Lucie for many years. Prior to retirement she was a retail sales clerk. Survivors include her son Harry Clark of Port St. Lucie; two step-daughters, Vera Kincer and husband Ellis of Arnold, MD, Beverly Waller of Annapolis, MD and one grandson. A Graveside Service is scheduled for Wednesday, December 15, at 10 A.M. at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Glen Burnie.
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July 11, 1991
George P. Hunt, 72, an artist and writer who was a former managing editor of Life magazine, died Saturday of cancer at his home in Hobe Sound, Fla. Mr. Hunt spent most of his career with Time Inc., starting in 1940 as an office boy. In 1961, he was named managing editor of Life, a post he held for 10 years.
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March 14, 1997
John Walter Marcinski, who owned and operated insurance and real estate companies in Baltimore, died of respiratory failure Sunday at home in Hobe Sound, Fla. He was 67.He established the John W. Marcinski Insurance Co. and Marcinski Real Estate Agency, both in North Baltimore in the late 1950s. He retired in 1984 and moved to Florida.He served in the Army from 1952 to 1954 and fought in the Korean War. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 183 in Baltimore and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Hobe Sound.
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April 14, 2003
On April 12, 2003 ELSIE JOHNSON MAY, beloved wife of Rev. R. Eugene May and the late Howard Johnson, loving mother of Jeannie Johnson Miles of Martinsburg W.V., Carol Johnson French of Pasadena, MD and Howard Wayne Johnson of Hobe Sound, FL., also survived by twelve grandchildren, thirty-one great-grandchildren and sixteen great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned George J. Gonce Funeral Home, P.A., 4001 Ritchie Hwy., on Monday and Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Further visitation on Wednesday in the Arbutus United Methodist Church at 1201 Maple Ave. and Shelbourne Rd., from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. at which time services will be held.
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January 5, 2003
Rushton Skakel Sr., 79, brother of Ethel Kennedy and head of Great Lakes Carbon, a family business that was once one of the largest private companies in the country, died Thursday. Mr. Skakel, whose son, Michael, was convicted in June of a 1975 murder, died in Hobe Sound, Fla., after a long battle with a brain illness, his lawyer, Emanuel Margolis, said. Princess Fadia, 59, the daughter of Egypt's last monarch, King Farouk, died in Switzerland Dec. 28 of natural causes, according to Swiss medical records.
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November 3, 2004
On Tuesday, November 2, 2004 JAMES ROSS; beloved fiancee of Gloria Hack (nee Kolker); devoted father of Ellen Ross Rosenbaum of Hobe Sound FL., and Janet Ross Cohen of Lebanon NH.; dear father-in-law of Milton Rosenbaum and William Cohen; devoted brother of Hilda Ross of Gainesville FL., Paula Finck of Reader W. VA, and Jacqueline Rosenblatt of Big Pine Key FL.; loving grandfather of Dr. Eleise La Porta and Sherri Cohen. A Memorial Service will be held at the Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 8100 Stevenson Road, Baltimore, MD (21208)
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January 14, 2008
On January 11, 2008, IRENE RUTH SMITH (nee Merritt) a resident of Morningside House, Laurel, MD, (formerly of The Wesley Baltimore, MD); beloved wife of the late Curtis Clifton Smith and devoted mother of Suzanne Ruth Croghan and her husband, Dennis; dear aunt of Dorothy Krug Bond and her husband, Robert and Ruth Morrison of Hobe Sound, FL. Also survived by other nieces and nephews; devoted grandmother of Wendy Vance, Joel and Adam Smith and the late...
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