June 13, 2006
CHARLES C. RETTBERG, JR., 75, a Baltimore native, died June 1, 2006 in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Rettberg attended the University of Maryland, graduating summa cum laude, and also received his J.D. from Maryland. He was a member of the Order of the Coif, and the Maryland Bar. His distinguished 37 year career as an attorney began at CSX Corporation with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and he retired in 1993. During his tenure he represented CSX on freight rate matters before the Interstate Commerce Commission and the U.S. Supreme Court, on antitrust law matters, and in its legislative and lobbying efforts through the Association of American Railroads.
December 8, 2005
KATHARINE "KITTY" ELIZABETH SHELDON, (nee Levy) 47, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, passed away peacefully at her home on November 3, 2005 following a long struggle against Leiomyosarcoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer. She is survived by her husband, Benjamin J. Sheldon of Ponte Vedra Beach, her parents, William M. and Elizabeth Day Levy , of Baltimore and her brother, William Kirkwood Levy, of Lyons CO. Memorial Service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 10, 2005 in the chapel of The Episcopal Church of The Redeemer, 5603 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Sarcoma Foundation of America, 2202 Damuth St., #2, Oakland, CA 94602 or the American Cancer Society.
May 29, 2005
On May 26, 2005, DANIEL "Dan"CHERVENAK, of Jacksonville, FL. He is remembered by his family and friends with love, compassion and joy that he's at peace and in the presence of our Almighty Father. Dan was a wonderful, caring and engaging person, regularly volunteering at Habitat for Humanity and charitable activities sponsored by Christ Church of Mandarin where he was a member. He could always be counted on to help a friend in need. Even through his death, his organs were donated to help others live healthier, happier, more productive lives.
May 5, 2004
On April 19, 2004, IRVING S. SANDLER (Irv), 84, until recently of 2506 Summerson Road, passed away peacefully in Jacksonville, Florida. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he attended City College followed by studying Optometry at Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Sandler, following in his father's, Joseph Sandler, footsteps, practiced Optometry in Baltimore for 60 years. He was a long-time member of the Lion's Club and Jacob Sandy's Lodge. Family members include his wife, Estelle Sandler, his children Alan and Jeffrey Sandler, daughter Joyce Skeldon and his brother Gilbert Sandler.
April 18, 2004
On April 7, 2004, DOROTHY CATHERINE MICHEL, 83, of Cypress Village. She was born November 7, 1920 in Baltimore, MD and moved to the Jacksonville area from Lutherville, MD five years ago. She and her late husband, John Frederick Michel, Jr. owned and operated a printing company in Maryland. Family members include her daughter, Nancy Gallion, of Pont Vedra Beach; her two granddaughters, Tracey Hopkins Porter, of South Russell, OH and Kelly Lynne Brown, of Parkton, MD; her twin brother, Eugene Plunkett, of Baltimore, MD and three grandchildren.
February 24, 2004
Allen Curtis Smith, 73, of Jacksonville Beach, died February 22, 2004 at Baptist Medical Center-Beaches following a long illness. He was born in Maryland and moved to the Beaches several years ago. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Allen was a member of the Baltimore Traffic Club, Cancer Support Group, a Hospice Home Visitor, avid bridge player and reader. He was also an active member of St. Paul's Catholic Church of Jacksonville Beach. Family members include his wife, Thelma Smith of the home; sons, Curtis (Rosa)