November 26, 1990
A memorial service for Mildred V. Hunt, a longtime Baltimore resident, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Schimunek Funeral Home, 9705 Belair Road.Mrs. Hunt, who was 74, died of heart failure yesterday at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center following a long illness.Born and raised in Baltimore, the former Mildred Hoos graduated from Eastern High School in 1934. Shortly after graduation, she married Gerard K. Hunt. They settled in Towson and raised three children.Mrs. Hunt, a devoted mother and housewife, was also an avid bowler.
April 15, 1991
Services for Effie V. Comer, a Baltimore housewife, will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Crouch Funeral Home, 127 S. Main St. in North East.Mrs. Comer, who was 87, died Saturday at the Francis Scott Key Medical Center after a long illness. She was a native of Troutdale, Va., and lived for many years in Cecil County before moving to Baltimore in 1956.Surviving are her husband of 72 years, John F. Comer; two sons, Howard G. Comer of Baltimore and Brian Comer of Montana; three daughters, Hallie Brown of Media, Pa., Violet Ball of Port Deposit and Joann Kiser of Baltimore; 37 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
October 8, 2003
Eleanor N. Lewis, a community volunteer and housewife, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at Roland Park Place, where she had resided for 12 years. She was 89 and had lived in Roland Park for many years. Born Eleanor Nelson in Pottsville, Pa., she was raised in Roland Park and was a 1932 graduate of Roland Park Country School. She earned a degree in English at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. In 1938, she married H.H. Walker Lewis, an attorney and author. He died in 1999. She was a volunteer at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the city Department of Social Services.
October 9, 1997
She's not ready to play in Miss Marple's league, but I'll take her over Jessica Fletcher any day.I'm talking about the amateur sleuth Hetty Wainthropp (Patricia Routledge), who makes her debut tonight in "Hetty Wainthropp Investigates" (9 p.m.-10: 30 p.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) on PBS' venerable "Mystery" series.Wainthropp is a sixtysomething English housewife who decides she's had it with retirement and winds up with her very own detective agency. Not much of an agency actually -- a bicycle, a phone, a teen-age assistant (Dominick Monaghan)
April 21, 1991
THE KENTUCKY HOUSEWIFE.Lettice Bryan; introducedby Bill Neal.University of South Carolina.456 pages. $19.95."Never make your husband blush to own that you are his wifebut by your industry, frugality, and neatness, make him proud, and happy to know that he is in possession of a companion who is a complete model of loveliness and true elegance."These are the words of Mrs. Lettice Bryan, who in 1839 compiled a cookbook so helpful in its tone and so distinctively written that the reader of today just knows, somehow, that the author herself exemplified loveliness and true elegance.
October 31, 1995
AMMAN, Jordan -- The world knew her as the cool, beautiful skyjacker, who offered the safety pin from her live grenade to the pilot in the cockpit as a souvenir, and told the passengers to relax with some champagne.Leila Khaled, the "girl revolutionary" whose attempts to hijack airplanes in 1969 and 1970 echo in the security checks that airline passengers undergo today, now is a mother and a housewife.She remains unapologetic and unrepentant about her activities as a Palestinian terrorist.