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By David Zurawik and The Baltimore sun | August 13, 2013
Miri Marshall, a weathercaster at KCEN-TV in central Texas, will join WBAL-TV Aug. 22, as part of the station's weather team, general manager Dan Joerres said Tuesday. Marshall fills a role that became vacant when meterologist John Collins retired as a full-time staffer at the end of May, after 24 years at the station. Collins still has a freelance relationship with WBAL-TV, according to Joerres. "Miri has a lot of personality, a lot of energy on-air," Joerres said Tuesday.
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By David Zurawik and The Baltimore sun | August 13, 2013
Miri Marshall, a weathercaster at KCEN-TV in central Texas, will join WBAL-TV Aug. 22, as part of the station's weather team, general manager Dan Joerres said Tuesday. Marshall fills a role that became vacant when meterologist John Collins retired as a full-time staffer at the end of May, after 24 years at the station. Collins still has a freelance relationship with WBAL-TV, according to Joerres. "Miri has a lot of personality, a lot of energy on-air," Joerres said Tuesday.
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October 14, 2001
John Collins, 83, a jazz guitarist primarily known for his longtime association with Nat King Cole, died Oct. 4 in West Los Angeles. Mr. Collins had been battling cancer. Beni Montresor, 78, who conjured magical, dreamlike images in the children's books he illustrated and the sets and costumes he designed for opera productions around the world, died Thursday in Verona, Italy, near the village where he was born. Irmgard Farden Aluli, 89, a songwriter and performer whose many tenderly eloquent compositions in a career of more than 70 years made her one of the last links to a golden era of Hawaiian popular music, died Oct. 4 in Honolulu.
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April 23, 2004
On April 18, 2004, THOMAS J.; beloved husband of Peg Collins (nee Evans); devoted father of Sr. Colleen Collins, O.S.F., and Bridget Collins; dear brother of John Collins. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. A Vigil Service will be held at the family-owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc., Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road (at Echodale) on Friday at 7:30 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Church on Saturday at 10 A.M. Entombment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
NEWS
April 23, 2004
On April 18, 2004, THOMAS J.; beloved husband of Peg Collins (nee Evans); devoted father of Sr. Colleen Collins, O.S.F., and Bridget Collins; dear brother of John Collins. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. A Vigil Service will be held at the family-owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc., Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road (at Echodale) on Friday at 7:30 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Church on Saturday at 10 A.M. Entombment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
NEWS
May 1, 2002
John A. Collins Sr., a retired steel company service manager, died April 24 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda of complications from a stroke. He was 86 and lived in Dayton in Howard County. Until he retired in 1979, he was the service manager of U.S. Steel Corp.'s Baltimore and Towson offices. He subsequently was a salesman for Fabricators Steel in Bladensburg and Columbia. Born in Washington, he received a degree in accounting from Ben Franklin University. As a youth he was a batboy for the old Washington Senators.
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May 27, 2004
On May 24, 2004, DON J.; beloved husband of Mildred L. (nee Arbogast); devoted father of Brenda Gann, Carol Milland and Deborah Fiore and her husband Michael; dear grandfather of Theresa, Christopher and Brian Eichner, Christopher Milland and John Collins; dear brother of Richard White and Peggy Lou Bright. Also survived by five great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned HARTLEY MILLER-STELLA FUNERAL HOME, CHTD, 7527 Harford Road on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., where services will be held on Friday at 11 A.M. Interment in Meadowridge Cemetery.
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March 2, 2003
On February 28, 2003, ETHEL VIRGINIA BUTCHER of Monkton; beloved wife of the late Richard W. Rains; devoted mother of Joyce V. Jett, Sharon M. and her husband John Collins and Gary Rains; loving grandmother of Kevin L. Jett and Wendy, Eric M. Jett and Amanda, Adam C. Jett and Shannon; great-grandmother of Marley P. and Calin P. Jett. The family will receive friends at the Evans Funeral Chapel-Bel Air, 3 Newport Drive (Rts. 23 & 24-Forret Hill), on Monday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at Bethel Presbyterian Church-Madonna on Tuesday at 11 A.M. Interment Church Cemetery.
NEWS
December 14, 2004
DOROTHY F. RITTER, 84, passed away Friday, December 10, 2004. Mrs. Ritter was born and lived in Baltimore, MD, before moving to Yorktown in 2000. She was a lifelong member of Kenwood Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, and worked in the Southern Hotel during WWII. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was preceeded in death by her husband, John "Jack" Murray Ritter, Sr.; her parents, Margaret F. Collins and John T. Collins and a brother John Thomas Collins. She is survived by her son, John Murray Ritter, Jr. (June)
NEWS
January 14, 1993
General's Highway Council to meetThe General's Highway Council of Civic Associations will meet at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in the state Housing and Community Development building on Fairfield Loop in Crownsville.Members will discuss potential threats to General's Highway's status as a historic road.The new officers are: Charlene Gassaway, president; John Collins, vice president; Patrick Harper, secretary; and Lisa Bailey, treasurer.Information: 023-0229.POLICE LOG* Cape St. Claire: Vandals smashed the window of a 1987 Nissan parked in the lot of the Cape St. Claire Shopping Center Monday.
NEWS
May 1, 2002
John A. Collins Sr., a retired steel company service manager, died April 24 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda of complications from a stroke. He was 86 and lived in Dayton in Howard County. Until he retired in 1979, he was the service manager of U.S. Steel Corp.'s Baltimore and Towson offices. He subsequently was a salesman for Fabricators Steel in Bladensburg and Columbia. Born in Washington, he received a degree in accounting from Ben Franklin University. As a youth he was a batboy for the old Washington Senators.
NEWS
October 14, 2001
John Collins, 83, a jazz guitarist primarily known for his longtime association with Nat King Cole, died Oct. 4 in West Los Angeles. Mr. Collins had been battling cancer. Beni Montresor, 78, who conjured magical, dreamlike images in the children's books he illustrated and the sets and costumes he designed for opera productions around the world, died Thursday in Verona, Italy, near the village where he was born. Irmgard Farden Aluli, 89, a songwriter and performer whose many tenderly eloquent compositions in a career of more than 70 years made her one of the last links to a golden era of Hawaiian popular music, died Oct. 4 in Honolulu.
NEWS
February 23, 2003
On February 19, 2003, JOHN EDWARD COLLINS, beloved husband of Phyllis Collins (nee Pramschufer), devoted father of David Collins. Relatives and friends may gather at MILLER-DIPPEL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6415 Belair Rd., on Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. where Funeral Service will be held Monday at 12 noon. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Jerusalem Lutheran Church.
NEWS
January 19, 2005
On January 16, 2005, LINDSEY; beloved husband of Ruth Marlow (nee Wilson); devoted father of Ruby Mohead, John L., Collins and Michelle Marlow; dear brother of Gertie Bellamy, Rudolph Marlow and Corine Stanley. Also survived by five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the family owned and operated Mc CULLY-PLOYNIAK FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 3204 Mountain Road (Pasadena), on Thursday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where funeral services will be held on Friday at 1 P.M. Interment Crownsville Veterans Cemetery.
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