February 19, 1992
George W. Johnson, a retired commercial and industrial real estate developer, died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital after a heart attack Feb. 11. He was 75 and lived in Phoenix.Services for Mr. Johnson were being held today at the Loring Byers Chapel, 8728 Liberty Road in Randallstown.He retired more than a year ago. He had developed property in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia since the early 1960s.Earlier, he had been a regional real estate official for the Cities Service Co. and the Atlantic Refining Co.Born in New York City, he was reared in New Kensington, Pa., where he graduated from high school.
September 4, 2005
JANE OFFEN FLEURY, 48, died August 26, 2005, succumbing to ovarian cancer. She was born on March 1, 1957 in Baltimore, MD. Jane was a graduate of the Katherine Gibbs School, Boston, MA and the University of Maryland. As a professional, she worked in Washington, DC for the National Geographic Society; on Capitol Hill in the Bristol-Meyers lobbying office; and at Sallie Mae financial services in the office of student loan marketing. In 1994, she moved with her husband Russell from Maryland to Cary, NC. Surviving are her husband of 18 years, Russell Fleury and son, Justin Fleury, of Cary; step-son Brian Fleury of Fairfield, CT; mother, Annette Bernstein Offen of Kensington, MD; brothers, D. Scott Offen of Kensington, MD and Dr. M. Louis Offen and wife, Laura of Rockville, MD; and nieces Alexis Offen, of New York City, and Suzanne Offen of Rockville, MD; uncle and aunt, Gerald and Helene Bernstein, of Baltimore, MD; and cousins, Sandy Bernstein of Spencerville, MD, and Richard Bernstein of Baltimore, MD. She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. J. Allan Offen.
June 27, 1996
Patricia Krebs Hickman, 58, computer programmerPatricia Krebs Hickman, a computer programming consultant, died Monday of undetermined causes at her Lutherville home. She was 58.A native of Edmondson Village in West Baltimore, she graduated from Trinity Preparatory High School in 1955 and attended the College of Notre Dame for two years, relatives said.In 1957, she married Philip E. Hickman and was a homemaker for 24 years before she enrolled at the University of Baltimore in 1981. She graduated two years later with a degree in business and information systems.
December 26, 2009
Police identify body found on golf course 2 Baltimore County police say the body found in a car parked on the grounds of a country club is that of Irving Hurwitz of Pikesville. Hurwitz, 78, had been reported missing by his family on Sunday. County police spokesman Cpl. Mike Hill said a passer-by found the body Thursday inside Hurwitz's 2003 Buick Century on Woodholme Country Club's golf course. Police do not suspect foul play. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
February 21, 2000
Marjorie E. Swearman, 75, Hopkins lab secretary Marjorie Elizabeth Swearman, a retired executive secretary, died Thursday of pulmonary fibrosis at Fallston General Hospital. She was 75 and lived in Forest Hill. The former Elkridge resident began her career at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory's Laurel facility in 1963 as a group secretary and was later promoted to executive secretary. She retired in 1984 and moved to Queenstown. She lived in Forest Hill for a year.
March 12, 2003
On March 10, 2003; FLORENCE "FLOSSIE" BRODNICK,(nee Bernhardt); loving wife of the late Louis Brodnick; cherished and adored mother Valia I. Langsam of Baltimore, Md., Allen P. Brodnick of Kensington, MD., and the late Iris B. Brodnick; dearly loved mother-in-law of Charles Langsam and Maggie Brodnick; devoted sister of Herbert & Leonard Bernhardt and the late Beth Valinsky; beloved Bubbie of Caitlin I., McKenzie C., and Conor M. Brodnick. Services at SOL LEVINSON AND BROS INC, 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Tuesday March 11 at 1 P.M. Interment at Arlington-Chizuk Amuno Congregation Cemetery, 4300 N. Rogers Avenue.
February 9, 2005
On February 3, 2005, KATHERINE E. HARDY of Kensington (Catonsville); loving wife of the late Raymond G. Hardy; loving mother of Katharine H. Fuller of Severna Park, MD, and Ruth A. Strange of Charlotte, N.C.; sister of Elizabeth L. Allen of Sykesville, MD. She is also survived by three grandsons; three great-grandchildren and one niece. She was a member of the Gleaner Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star for over 50 years. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Interment private.
August 9, 1991
Luther J. Heath, an avid rose gardener who would have been 101 next month, died Wednesday at Baltimore County General Hospital after a brief illness.Services for Mr. Heath will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the mausoleum chapel of Loudon Park Cemetery in the 3700 block of Wilkens Avenue.He moved two years ago to the Augsburg Lutheran Home in the Lochearn area of Baltimore County. He had lived for 38 years in the 4200 block of Kensington Road in Arbutus, where he often would greet passing neighbors with a bouquet gathered from some of his 58 prized rosebushes or a package of home-grown vegetables.
February 3, 1995
PHILADELPHIA -- Blocking a lane of traffic can get you a parking ticket. It got Jose Carrer killed.Police today were searching for the highway executioner who shot the street mechanic to death in front of his Kensington home Tuesday morning as he worked on a woman's car.And in a small funeral home in Philadelphia yesterday, tearful relatives cried for justice for the 25-year-old father of two."I want justice to be done," said Mr. Carrer's wife, Ivette. "They have to get him off the street.
May 2, 1999
Kurt Moss, a retired maire d' who had worked at Washington hotels and the National Press Club, died of an abdominal aneurysm Thrusday at his home in Silver Spring.He was 86, and a longtime resident of the Washington area.Born in Germany, Mr Moss fled to the United States to escape the Nazis, arriving in New York in 1937 with $5 and not knowing a word of English, his family said.He joined th U.S. Army in 1941, and participated in the invasion of North Africa.After the war, he learned that his mother had died in a concentration camp.