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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | July 3, 2009
Thomas E. "Bear" D'Antoni, a former Catonsville resident who drove trucks and school buses for 50 years, died of renal failure Tuesday at a nursing home in Jefferson City, Tenn. He was 91. Born and raised in East Baltimore, Mr. D'Antoni attended parochial schools but left school to help support his family. "He was 15 when he first began driving trucks," said a son, Robert D'Antoni of Bel Air. Mr. D'Antoni drove for the Mushroom Express Co. and for many years for Johnson Motor Lines. After the company went out of business, he drove school buses for the Shaw Bus Co., until retiring in the late 1980s.
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September 22, 2014
Kudos to commentator Kevin Shird's thoughtful op-ed on the realities of heroin use ( "Baltimore's deserved heroin reputation," Sept 17). Mr. Shird amplifies the vital discussion raised in previous columns by The Sun's Dan Rodricks . I agree that the labeling of Baltimore as America's heroin capital and the actual number of heroin users should not be the focus of policymakers, foundations and community leaders. During the past year, my work entailed visits to nonprofit agencies in Boise, Idaho; Jefferson City, Mo.; Birmingham, Ala.; and Dayton, Ohio.
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March 7, 2005
JESSE S. CAMPBELL, age 83, of Jefferson City, TN and formerly of Halethorpe, MD passed away at 10:00 a.m. March 6, 2005 at Jefferson County Nursing Home. Veteran of WW II having served in the U.S. Army. He was retired from Hutzler's Bros. Dept. Store in Baltimore, MD with 40 years of service. Survived by loving wife of 61 years Lena Campbell, son and daughter-in-law Stewart and Linda Campbell of Baltimore, MD; two granddaughters Jennifer and Jessica Campbell, both of Baltimore, MD; several nieces andnephews.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | January 31, 2011
Beatrice I. "Bea" Jefferson, a retired educator who taught in city public schools for more than two decades, died Jan. 24 of cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. She was 89. The daughter of a butcher and a homemaker, Beatrice Irene Knotts was one of eight children. She was born and raised in Wilmington, Del. After graduating in 1939 from Howard High School in Wilmington, Mrs. Jefferson earned a bachelor's degree in 1943 from what is now Morgan State University. Mrs. Jefferson worked for the Social Security Administration while earning her teacher's certification from what is now Coppin State University.
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September 18, 1991
Charles H. Bowers, 76, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital. A retired carpenter, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are nephews, John Moser of Reisterstown and Harry Moser of Finksburg, and a niece, Catherine Miller of Owings Mills.DATELINE: Mount AiryRosemary Fiore, 69, died Friday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Michael J. Fiore. A member of St. Peter's CatholicChurch in Libertytown, she also was a member of the auxiliary of theDisabled American Veterans.
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September 22, 2014
Kudos to commentator Kevin Shird's thoughtful op-ed on the realities of heroin use ( "Baltimore's deserved heroin reputation," Sept 17). Mr. Shird amplifies the vital discussion raised in previous columns by The Sun's Dan Rodricks . I agree that the labeling of Baltimore as America's heroin capital and the actual number of heroin users should not be the focus of policymakers, foundations and community leaders. During the past year, my work entailed visits to nonprofit agencies in Boise, Idaho; Jefferson City, Mo.; Birmingham, Ala.; and Dayton, Ohio.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | January 31, 2011
Beatrice I. "Bea" Jefferson, a retired educator who taught in city public schools for more than two decades, died Jan. 24 of cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. She was 89. The daughter of a butcher and a homemaker, Beatrice Irene Knotts was one of eight children. She was born and raised in Wilmington, Del. After graduating in 1939 from Howard High School in Wilmington, Mrs. Jefferson earned a bachelor's degree in 1943 from what is now Morgan State University. Mrs. Jefferson worked for the Social Security Administration while earning her teacher's certification from what is now Coppin State University.
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November 7, 2004
On November 1, 2004, MARTHA ANN CARMICHAEL, of Edgewater, MD; beloved wife of Charles L. Carmichael; mother of Brian and Collin Hill; step-mother of Amanda, Joshua and Allex Carmichael; grandmother of Aiden Hill; daughter of Adelene Morris, Columbia, MO; sister of Jim Morris, Jefferson City, MO. Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. Arrangements by PUMPHREY'S BETHESDA-CHEVY CHASE FUNERAL HOME.
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October 3, 1994
Michael Flannery, 92, a longtime supporter in the United States of the Irish Republican Army, died Friday of internal bleeding after a fall at his home in Jackson Heights, N.Y. He left Ireland in 1927 to find work in the United States, and stayed four decades in the actuarial department of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. But the great theme of his life was supporting the fight of the Irish against the British -- to the point of raising money, organizing groups...
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January 19, 1993
* John D. Paulus Jr.,an architect who worked on th Manhattan Project that developed the first atomic bomb, died Friday at age 83 in Jefferson City, Mo. Mr. Paulus joined the Raytheon Co. in Concord, Mass., in 1942 and wound up overseeing a group of engineers, drafters and designers working on an electrical guidance system. He also worked on the conceptual design for what was to be the first radar tracking system.* John Stender, 76, appointed by President Nixon as the firsdirector of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, died Saturday after a six-month battle with bone cancer in Seattle.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | July 3, 2009
Thomas E. "Bear" D'Antoni, a former Catonsville resident who drove trucks and school buses for 50 years, died of renal failure Tuesday at a nursing home in Jefferson City, Tenn. He was 91. Born and raised in East Baltimore, Mr. D'Antoni attended parochial schools but left school to help support his family. "He was 15 when he first began driving trucks," said a son, Robert D'Antoni of Bel Air. Mr. D'Antoni drove for the Mushroom Express Co. and for many years for Johnson Motor Lines. After the company went out of business, he drove school buses for the Shaw Bus Co., until retiring in the late 1980s.
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March 7, 2005
JESSE S. CAMPBELL, age 83, of Jefferson City, TN and formerly of Halethorpe, MD passed away at 10:00 a.m. March 6, 2005 at Jefferson County Nursing Home. Veteran of WW II having served in the U.S. Army. He was retired from Hutzler's Bros. Dept. Store in Baltimore, MD with 40 years of service. Survived by loving wife of 61 years Lena Campbell, son and daughter-in-law Stewart and Linda Campbell of Baltimore, MD; two granddaughters Jennifer and Jessica Campbell, both of Baltimore, MD; several nieces andnephews.
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September 18, 1991
Charles H. Bowers, 76, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital. A retired carpenter, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are nephews, John Moser of Reisterstown and Harry Moser of Finksburg, and a niece, Catherine Miller of Owings Mills.DATELINE: Mount AiryRosemary Fiore, 69, died Friday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Michael J. Fiore. A member of St. Peter's CatholicChurch in Libertytown, she also was a member of the auxiliary of theDisabled American Veterans.
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April 3, 2005
On March 30, 2005, ALVINA THERESA FINEO (nee Kliethermes), of Cockeysville, MD; beloved wife of the late Joseph Nicholas Fineo; devoted father of Joseph E. Fineo and his wife Liz, of Virginia Beach, VA and Karen A. Posterino and her husband Peter, of Cockeysville, MD; loving grandmother of Kristie Babbitt, Katherine Posterino, Kenneth Fineo and the late Richard Posterino; dear sister of Leona Adamski, of Jefferson City, MO and the late Rose Knaebel, Sophia...
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