February 25, 1992
J. Paul Jones, retired general supervisor of industrial gas sales for the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., died Sunday of congestive heart failure at his home in Westminster. He was 84.Services for Mr. Jones will be held at 10:30 p.m. tomorrow at Pritts Funeral Home in Westminster.He retired in 1973 after working 48 years for BG&E.Born in Glyndon, he was a graduate of Franklin High School and studied at Johns Hopkins University.A registered engineer, he was named to the Hall of Flame of the American Gas Association.
March 13, 2006
On March 11, 2006 VIRGINA CRUNKLETON WANTZ of Annapolis, formerly of Westminster, beloved wife of the late James Pearre Wantz Jr, who died in 1981, devoted mother of Mary Virginia Wantz Rennie, Carolyn Wantz Denton, grandmother of 4 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home in Westminster, MD at 11 A.M. on Thursday March 16, 2006. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross or the American Cancer Society.
May 7, 2009
On May 5, 2009 Dennis J. A memorial Mass will be held Friday 11:00 A.M. at St. John Catholic Church, 43 Monroe Street, Westminster. Interment will be private. Following the Mass the family will receive friends at the Westminster Elks Club, 538 Gorsuch Road, Westminster. Arrangements are by the Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home in Westminster. Memorial contributions to University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 South Green Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 or to the charity of you choice.
December 10, 2000
The first time Jerry Trescott set eyes on his dream home in Westminster was in 1990. Unfortunately, he was showing it to someone else. At the time, Trescott was working as a consultant in architectural restoration. He began his career and interest in historical architecture at the age of 17, helping to preserve a local landmark building in Carroll County. He went on to get a master's degree in historic preservation and continues to work on historic renovation projects in addition to his full-time job with a kitchen design company.
September 19, 1994
John B. SchuerholzStar athlete in '30sJohn B. Schuerholz Sr., a star athlete in Baltimore in the 1930s whose family name is known in area amateur sports, died Friday of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Cockeysville. He was 77."People have told me he was one of [the] best athletes of his day in the city of Baltimore," said one of his sons John B. Schuerholz Jr., executive vice president and general manager of the Atlanta Braves.Mr. Schuerholz was known for his expert ball handling and quickness on the court as a basketball player for the Arundel Boat Club in the old Baltimore Basketball League, his son said.
March 19, 2006
Frederick William Burgess, a computer services manager and home improvement enthusiast, died March 12 at his daughter's home in Westminster. He was 77 and had renal cancer. Mr. Burgess was born in New Market and attended Frederick High School. He joined the Air Force when he was 18 and later served in the Army. He married Dolores Elizabeth Edmondson in 1952 and the couple moved to Sykesville. For 33 years, he worked at Allied Signal, retiring in 1991. During retirement, he split his time between homes in Florida and the Eastern Shore.