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October 8, 2007
Dorothy W. Gamble, a registered nurse and former head of the old Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing, died of cancer Thursday at the Kline Hospice House in Mount Airy. The longtime Brunswick resident was 84. The former Dorothy Wheatley was born in Baltimore and raised on Glenolden Avenue. She was a 1940 graduate of Western High School and graduated in 1943 from the West Baltimore General Hospital School of Nursing, which later became the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. She earned a bachelor's degree in 1949 from the University of Rochester, and a master's degree in nursing from the University of Maryland.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun | October 7, 2014
Virginia L. Evans, a former Army nurse who while serving in Europe during World War II cared for Gen. George S. Patton Jr., died Sept. 24 at Hope Hospice in Coral Gables, Fla., of renal failure. She was 98. The daughter of Leonard Schmidt, a tailor, and Ascensia Schmidt, the former Virginia Lucille Schmidt was born and raised in Indianapolis, where she graduated from public schools. Mrs. Evans was a 1938 graduate of St. Vincent's Hospital School of Nursing in Indianapolis, where she earned her nursing degree.
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January 30, 2005
On January 27, 2005, ESTHER V. KING, of Spotsylvania, VA. During the last twenty years of her lifelong service to Johns Hopkins Hospital, she was Assistant Director of Nursing and was specifically in charge of Marburg Pavilion, the private nursing wing of the renowned hospital. A memorial service will be held at 11 A.M. Friday, February 4, 2005 at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Spotsylvania Co., Va. Covenant Funeral Service, Fredrericksburg, VA is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 30, 2014
Cynthia L. "Cindy" Howl, a retired registered nurse and a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan, died May 23 of complications from diabetes at her Broadmead retirement community home in Cockeysville. She was 54. The daughter of Paul Peterson, who had been medical administrator at Eisenhower Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., and Sharon Peterson, a homemaker, Cynthia Lee Peterson was born in Milwaukee and moved to Palm Springs when she was a teenager. She graduated in 1977 from Palm Springs High School and earned her bachelor's degree in 1986 from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing.
NEWS
March 8, 1994
Sharon Gomez and Donna Graham have been appointed clinical managers for critical care services at Carroll County General Hospital (CCGH).The two nurses also will oversee treatment and recovery areas being built in the hospital's East Wing.Ms. Gomez, a graduate of Maryland General Hospital School of Nursing, was named head of CCGH's eight-bed critical care unit. She also will supervise the new six-bed surgical intensive care unit and surgical step-down unit scheduled for completion this summer.
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August 27, 2004
Mary W. Thommen, a registered nurse who worked at Bon Secours Hospital for more than 40 years, died of heart failure Aug. 19 at North Arundel Hospital. She was 93. She was raised on Riverside Avenue in Baltimore and graduated in 1929 from Seton High School. Miss Thommen was a graduate of Bon Secours Hospital School of Nursing and completed training in anesthesiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She began her career at Bon Secours during the 1930s and was an anesthetist there until she retired in the early 1970s.
NEWS
March 4, 2006
Nellie B. Brady, a retired registered nurse who had worked at several area hospitals, died of a heart attack Feb. 24 at her Towson home. She was 81. She was born Nellie Buck in Baltimore and raised in Guilford. She was a 1943 graduate of Eastern High School and earned her nursing degree in 1946 from Maryland General Hospital School of Nursing. While at the school of nursing, she met her future husband, Dr. Frank J. Brady, who was completing a rotating internship at the hospital. They were married in 1946.
NEWS
December 12, 2002
Pauline "Bunny" Oshrine, a registered nurse who worked for nearly 30 years at Sinai Hospital, died Tuesday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder at Northwest Hospital Center. She was 69. The longtime Pikesville resident was born and raised Pauline Bunkin in Birmingham, Ala. After graduation from high school, she studied nursing at the old Sinai Hospital School of Nursing, then on East Monument Street. After earning her bachelor's degree in 1954, she joined the staff of the hospital.
NEWS
September 19, 2007
Mary A. Lietuvnikas, a registered nurse who held nursing and administrative positions at Bon Secours Hospital and later co-founded a school for children and adults with cerebral palsy, died of heart failure Sept. 9 at St. Agnes Hospital. The former longtime Arbutus resident was 85. Born in Lithuania, Mary Aldona Lietuvnikas immigrated to Baltimore with her family in 1923, settling near Union Square. She was a graduate of the old St. Martin's High School and Bon Secours Hospital School of Nursing.
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July 11, 1994
Eleanor Mae H. FoxHospital officialEleanor Mae Harris Fox, a retired director of educational services at St. Joseph Hospital in Towson, died there Thursday of an aneurysm. She was 68.She retired from St. Joseph in 1987 after a 20-year career there. Earlier, she had been a faculty member at the Church Home and Hospital School of Nursing from 1946 until 1957 and a part-time supervisor from 1947 to 1966. She was acting director of nursing at the hospital for several months during 1963 and at the time of her death was a member of the board of directors of Church Hospital and the Church Home retirement center.
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | October 19, 2010
Seven people, including five children, were taken to a local hospital Tuesday morning in a three-vehicle crash involving a school bus on U.S. 50 in Anne Arundel County. Lt. Cliff Kooser, a spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, said five school-age children and two adults were transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center with minor injuries. He said the crash occurred about 8:40 a.m. on westbound U.S. 50 near the interchange with Route 450. It involved two passenger vehicles and a special-needs school bus. One of the adults taken to the hospital was an occupant of one of the passenger cars, Kooser said.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, Joseph Burris and Mary Gail Hare and Matthew Hay Brown, Joseph Burris and Mary Gail Hare,matthew.brown@baltsun.com, Joseph.Burris@baltsun.com and Mary.Gail.Hare@baltsun.com | January 14, 2010
Rescue workers searched frantically Wednesday for survivors of the worst earthquake to strike Haiti in more than two centuries, while officials warned that the death toll could reach well over 100,000. Haitians piled bodies in the streets of Port-au-Prince as they dug through the rubble for neighbors, friends or loved ones missing since Tuesday afternoon, when the 7.0-magnitude quake struck near the capital of the Caribbean nation of 9 million. As the United States prepared to send ships, helicopters, transport planes and a 2,000-member Marine unit, and governments and aid groups sent water, biscuits and tons of emergency medical supplies, Baltimore's relief community joined in the huge international relief effort.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | August 30, 2009
Sylvan Frieman, a retired Baltimore obstetrician and gynecologist who was also a clinical assistant professor at Johns Hopkins Medical School and worked with the homeless, died of congestive heart failure Aug. 22 at his Owings Mills home. He was 81. Born in Baltimore, the son of a credit manager and a stenographer, Dr. Frieman was raised on Ridgewood Avenue in Northwest Baltimore. After graduating from City College in 1945, he earned a bachelor's degree in 1949 from the University of Maryland, College Park.
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By Jacques Kelly | May 23, 2008
The Rev. Lawrence J. Hunt, a Jesuit priest who worked in India at hospitals and schools and later returned to Baltimore parishes, died of a respiratory ailment Tuesday at his order's residence in Roland Park. He was 81. "He was a humble and loving priest who was a very vital part of this parish, even when he was in India," said the Rev. Christopher Whatley, pastor of St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church in Catonsville. "The parish members were delighted when he came back here to serve the last few years, and the schoolchildren, especially, cherished his sense of humor and his love for them."
NEWS
October 8, 2007
Dorothy W. Gamble, a registered nurse and former head of the old Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing, died of cancer Thursday at the Kline Hospice House in Mount Airy. The longtime Brunswick resident was 84. The former Dorothy Wheatley was born in Baltimore and raised on Glenolden Avenue. She was a 1940 graduate of Western High School and graduated in 1943 from the West Baltimore General Hospital School of Nursing, which later became the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. She earned a bachelor's degree in 1949 from the University of Rochester, and a master's degree in nursing from the University of Maryland.
NEWS
September 19, 2007
Mary A. Lietuvnikas, a registered nurse who held nursing and administrative positions at Bon Secours Hospital and later co-founded a school for children and adults with cerebral palsy, died of heart failure Sept. 9 at St. Agnes Hospital. The former longtime Arbutus resident was 85. Born in Lithuania, Mary Aldona Lietuvnikas immigrated to Baltimore with her family in 1923, settling near Union Square. She was a graduate of the old St. Martin's High School and Bon Secours Hospital School of Nursing.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | May 1, 1993
After 18 months of construction, the Union Memorial Hospital today unveils a $28 million expansion designed to house its nursing schools and improve services for outpatients.Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, Rep. Benjamin Cardin, D-3rd, and other dignitaries were scheduled to cut the ribbon for the eight-story Johnston Professional Building at 3333 N. Calvert St.The brick-clad building is part of a trend in which hospitals are constructing separate ambulatory-care facilities to enable them to treat many conditions and perform many procedures, including surgeries, on an outpatient basis rather than requiring hospitalization.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | August 30, 2009
Sylvan Frieman, a retired Baltimore obstetrician and gynecologist who was also a clinical assistant professor at Johns Hopkins Medical School and worked with the homeless, died of congestive heart failure Aug. 22 at his Owings Mills home. He was 81. Born in Baltimore, the son of a credit manager and a stenographer, Dr. Frieman was raised on Ridgewood Avenue in Northwest Baltimore. After graduating from City College in 1945, he earned a bachelor's degree in 1949 from the University of Maryland, College Park.
NEWS
March 4, 2006
Nellie B. Brady, a retired registered nurse who had worked at several area hospitals, died of a heart attack Feb. 24 at her Towson home. She was 81. She was born Nellie Buck in Baltimore and raised in Guilford. She was a 1943 graduate of Eastern High School and earned her nursing degree in 1946 from Maryland General Hospital School of Nursing. While at the school of nursing, she met her future husband, Dr. Frank J. Brady, who was completing a rotating internship at the hospital. They were married in 1946.
NEWS
January 30, 2005
On January 27, 2005, ESTHER V. KING, of Spotsylvania, VA. During the last twenty years of her lifelong service to Johns Hopkins Hospital, she was Assistant Director of Nursing and was specifically in charge of Marburg Pavilion, the private nursing wing of the renowned hospital. A memorial service will be held at 11 A.M. Friday, February 4, 2005 at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Spotsylvania Co., Va. Covenant Funeral Service, Fredrericksburg, VA is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing.
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