November 4, 2010
Former Tigers and Reds manager Sparky Anderson , 76, has been placed in hospice care at his Thousand Oaks, Calif., home for complications resulting from dementia. Anderson's family said in a statement Wednesday that they appreciate the support and kindness that friends and fans have shown throughout the Hall of Famer's career and retirement. No further details were released. •After being passed over for the Cubs' managerial job, Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will not be back with the organization next season, declining an invitation to return to manager at Triple-A Iowa.
August 3, 2010
When the debilitating cell disease that had plagued their daughter since birth began last year to stop her heart for several minutes at a time, Dawn and Stephen Murphy turned to home hospice care. Hospice helped with both the practical and emotional aspects of caring for a 6-year-old child with a terminal illness. Hospice nurses made sure Kayla was comfortable in her Havre de Grace home. Counselors helped the parents cope with the possibility of death. "We don't want her to be in a sterile hospital environment," said Kayla's mom, Dawn.
April 6, 2010
Roberta L. "Bobbie" Himes, a registered nurse who specialized in hospice care and had served as director of nursing at Joseph Richey Hospice before joining the Peace Corps, died of multiple myeloma Friday at her Catonsville home. She was 73. Roberta Louise McCleary was born in Pittsburgh and raised in Silver Spring, where she graduated in 1954 from Montgomery Blair High School. After graduating from the Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1957, she married Thomas Edmund Himes, a mechanical engineer.
April 1, 2010
Archbishop William D. Borders has entered hospice care, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Baltimore said Wednesday. Borders, 96, spiritual leader of the archdiocese from 1974 to 1989, has been diagnosed with colon cancer. He moved recently from the Mercy Ridge retirement community in Lutherville to the Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien has asked area Catholics for prayers. - Baltimore Sun staff
January 24, 2010
On January 19, 2010, EMMA M. (nee Reimsnider) JOHENNING, age 90, beloved sister of Irma Spear; mother of Patricia Johenning; grandmother of Ian LaFleur; aunt of four nieces and one nephew; great-aunt of three grand-nieces and five grand-nephews, and great-grand aunt of one, as well as many loving family and friends. She is also survived by son, Raymond L. Johenning, Jr., and grandchildren, Steven, Laura and Kevin. She was preceded in death by loving husband, Raymond L. Johenning, Sr.; beloved sister Gertrude Smith and beloved daughter Mary LaFleur.
January 6, 2010
On January 3, 2010 Emma P.D. Mullineaux A Graveside Service will be held at Parkwood Cemetery on Monday, January 11 at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Emma's name may be made to either Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care, 11311 McCormick Road, Suite 350, Hunt Valley, MD 21031 or St. Michaels Lutheran Church, 9534 Belair Road, Putty Hill, MD 21236. www.ruckfuneralhomes.com
December 22, 2009
On December 21, 2009, SHIRLEY A., of Brooklyn Park; beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Miller; loving mother of Sharon A. Fiorino (nee Nicklas) and her husband Joseph Fiorino, Sr., and Mardel Miller-Kowalewski and her husband Dale; devoted grandmother of Anitra Hess, Joseph Fiorino, Jr., Sgt. Derek Kowalewski, USMC, Anastasia Kowalewski and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the family owned and operated MCCULLY-POLYNIAK FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 237 E. Patapsco Avenue (Brooklyn)
December 6, 2009
On December 3, 2009, Claude W. Smith "Will" A Memorial Service will be held at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 3620 Red Rose Farm Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21220 on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 1 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Matthews Lutheran Church (Scholarship Fund in memory of Claude W. Smith) or Gilchrest Center for Hospice Care, Towson, Maryland.
November 27, 2009
Daniel M. Twomey, a Towson attorney who was a founder of a foundation that awarded academic scholarships, died Nov. 18 of cancer at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The longtime Reisterstown resident was 63. Mr. Twomey, the son of Irish immigrant parents, was born and raised in Jackson Heights, N.Y. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1967 from St. Louis University, and his law degree from the University of Maryland Law School in 1974. Mr. Twomey, who conducted a general law practice, had an office at 410 Washington Ave. in Towson for many years.
January 20, 2009
On January 11, 2009, I nez Newsome A memorial service will be held at St. John's UM Church, 216 W. Seminary Ave., on Saturday, February 7th at 11 A.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care, 555 W. Towsontown Blvd., Towson, MD 21204 or Hunt's Memorial United Methodist Church, W. Joppa and Old Court Roads, Riderwood, MD 21139.